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amo business houses.
Hole, Any 1iuines firm can hste three linea
ebarw, in this nolmnn nndir appropriate heiKlmflf
tthtratr of tl.lM per moiuli or li ppr J cur
p)abltjiiMterIy In ad vane.
Hardware, rstosee and Tin Warn.
A. HALl.KY-TVtilerinlovee,Tlnnn 1 I : ! -tut,
(iaiden and Farmers' IfpletnentK, Wire
Loo.1i, Refrigerator. I'umpK and ladder.
11 1 onrmerclal Avenue. t.inteiinK, end lull
Work done on horl notice.
.t.S.MriiAIIEV- Healer In hard and m.ftlum
lier, flooring, reding, aiding unci amfaet-d
lumber, lath anil shingle, oflire ami yurd
corner Twentieth street find WaahinKton vTeime'
LAVCA1F.tl A KICK-healcrs in ai.
doors, blind, etc., hard nnd anfl lunilwr and
hina-ln. "tard anil cnioe, .'.miue-riJil ateimr,
orner 17th street.
t. HART.Nf AN" tt-r In lieewa.e, love,
I.anipa and all kind ol lanry article. mini r
i al avenue, turner Dili aun t.
WILLIAM WtXTLH-siitli Mreet belwrin
louimerrial arenu and W aliiKm aYfnue.
lelblnv Mail Mert-haiit I fiilurlnr.
.IOHN AM KIM-M.r. I, ant Tailor ami d-ider
IB tU-vj Made Hotlm.. , lunio Ixtee.
Real Mla Agrnrle
.M. J. HOWLFY-IU-al Wale Afrent. Ttuyi
und tail real witatr, on licet s rent, pa; Uxti
j non-resident, etr.. Commercial airnur, be
tween Ninth ad Truth etreeu.
U.a ... n- ., i : i i ' '
J. G. LYNCH'S
Real Estate Column
Aleut)dr county lands, ( .'uiru lot 4 in
nchango tor St. Iuis jiropt rty.
A line mi'Vnce on vonwr llallirool.
venue and Twrnty-tlirJ ri-rt, tl a hrr-
Cottayc on Sixth treit b':tw-ii W . -1-UTton
avcniw aii'l Walnut strc t.
House ftnd lot on Ki;hth htrtct l tt v t en
Walnut am Cttlar. Jl.ftVi.
'l'wo-tory lionse on Twi-iiiyt-lhtU
trw.-t, bctW'M U Piilir mul Cviuiiif-n !.il
Store rootu lately c ct;i l !y lluwr
Macblne Co., on Coiurncrchil nvfiinc. In
twetn Trnth i4tn! Kkvputh t-ttecti.
Th lirt tloor of a bri.:V 1 wcllin': for
Tttrot N'ini;lPtntli and rojilar tift-
Oottagp 011 tin-north - ol 'J'wt llili
frept b?twpcn Walnut and C:d.ir.
ltm!nrs ho'iH.- on IVfo-stnt-t ;i)yoVf
hlxiit, and in (l r alr.
Kkmh in a two storv hint n im
merclal avcniic hetwren .Muili ai"l 1 Vn? !
Store room near poidit ot 'J w t.t.t ih
nr.d Poplar t-trvot; t
Tencnifuti 'i, 4, and l'J in Winii r"
tow for $10 jm r nioiitli. and In f r-t-t i.i-
'ottao on Twfijty-fir-r :trpt t l.-tH"ii
Sycaiiiore and I'oj'lar.
Hoodie In nearly e very p.trt of tiiij 'ity.
FOJ LEA"K UliSAl.i:.
I.andtt in traet to fcuit. ner.r aiio.
It i now conet-drd tliat Mr. OWpimin.
ft Uundn-M, No. 12 Fourth Utet, b.
:wppti Washington and Commercial ayr
lut, hm one of the beat eondut tc J biin
Jry PstablL-hmcrits in the eity, and laml
.ord of hotel an 1 boarding liou will
ind It to their a lvantaj't; to call upon
uer. llerjiriees are a fallows : Ilutel
nd boarding hou'e washing 75 cent .er
JoMU. For piece work prices are I'1
lows : Singh thin and collar, IV ; tio
ihlrts und two collars, 25c; Jtr don,
S'X' ; so Ws, 6c ; two collars, 5c; two
Landkercbkf, ot ; vesU, 2jc ; and all ji n
(leman'8 wear, mc jkt dozen; ladits
plain calico (lrese-, $1 25 per d'i n
-alico dres-es w ith extra trimmings .'0c;
white dresees, 1 1 25; la'ln. underwear,
tine or course, $1 jr doen. 1 1-2-1 1
Harut uf WMrnmcl
Lnrng the present year, a iii tli pa-t
the grave will cIom; over thousand', lm
ply because thoy neglect the m nn which
would retore them to health. Meet the
fell destroyer at the threshold, and dih
pute his invasion by that nun c than won
derful medicine, l"r. Morris Syrup of
'i'ar, Wild f berry and llorehmind. 'l in n
is no cough or cold, case of asthma, brou
cLitist, blood-spitting, weak lungs, croup
or whooping cough which will not j it Id
more readily to this great botanic remedy
than any other medicine. It you would
avoid disappointment and be .-poedily
cured, ask your druggist fur l'r. Morris
Syrup ot Tar, Wild Cherry and J lore
bound. Trial size, 10 cent. Kegular
r-bes, CO cenU and at ltarclay & ISr.H.
1'rof. Parker's J'leasant Worm Syrup
Is perfectly safe. Lxtremelv palatable.
'o physio recjuired. C'ot 25 cml.
Try it. l-3.ltnd.vW.
UulloniM Fill Mini iut infill.
Scurvy and discucs of the skin, fever,
mtless alecp, foul stomach, tainted
breath, languor, depression ot spirit, al
ways attendant on the worst cases of ou
taneoua eruption, arc Hpeetllly and radi
Jally removed by these mediciues -the
ointment cleannej the skin, and the pill
purify tho Mood, stiunth.tc the liver,
and promote dlgertion. cents per
hovorpot. i dw-lw
.Ie0 Hrown hax taken chugo ol 'Li
Irtirber shop on Eighth Ktrcet. near Wash
ington avenue, lately kept b)' I'liiih l
l.ampert. .left is a good bather, bud so
licit a share of patroing.v Cive him a
. all and atlty yourscll. 1 1
Ho 157 New Orleans, I. a., uliciu and
forward direct consignments to Luro
pt' iu mtiket of moKec! tngue( ham,
aune, hogs casnigs, etc., etc.
Ilpnf Milt I 'ltttt.
i he best and cheapexl, jewelry, watche9,
eloekft, silver and plated ware. In tho city
i to be lniind at Ituder Hrotlw r. Tliey
have no second-band aucUoii good in
Ihelr storp. Ml
Ttftceatf,4- Wlittr' tialUry.
rj. A10AL0N LODGE, M.i. SI.
f; r. A Ki.firht r.1 Tythiita, meet every frl-
ri.3 'l n'"h' bJf-'at seven, in Odd
ViV l"ov' Mown.
?5t l liMiitfUor Commander,
Mjbu, AI.KXANL-Mt LOPCK, NO. 224.
Hel! luUfj-t.Itut Order of Odd-reW
'own. meets evi-ry Thursday niftht
-JlVf at l.uff-pnet seven, (n their hall on
' iltmiiTrliU avenue, between Mtrth an.) 8renth
'"els N. A. 1svoh6, Ji u
'V.IK(I KNC A M PHrKKT, f. O. i. P., nnvta
ci i.i l-,.im D in on tbr llr uml ttiirU
I i..--t:t iii i ' vy immiti, it l,tlf .B,it (even
A. ( ummi", (, V
l-Allto I l(.Ji. .NO. W.A.V. A A. M.
iiii r'-riiinr r(iiuiiiiiin'-'ii'j''s in aim-
rwmr nun. cirnr vnTniiiTi'iai ariinuf
'Kll'l IJuh'h atr"4t. n Lh ni;rjiiit and
"mirth Mondnv "t i-ndi month .
SIMMY. J A XI 'All V 7, iv;
I. oral fVenllirr Krrori,
,'J I Wind I
7 a ni.
li ii.ly .
.1 Mf V .I ISlA,
f ritant. Sina.1 ii-t wv. V. S. A .
uati:m r to vi:k iim.no.
f.fAJi l.illa I'jr I1 tiairif , ar ilur and
alilr in ibi nit a
Irni.pli.t a ly rtii ini triii ,(. jn.n rM ut tl.
rate of 11 fl p'T ,: are tnr tli f.n.l lustrtiop
n l V' nn f-.t t h dili-i-jucnt ow A lil ar&l
lmcHitit will be tou.iu on auu.'.inr au ldi-id
or in rt.i.K riuit-ntl nut l W Notice 01
roevtiufC "f K-!cti or r-t oHrra V. nr.M fur
t b ln rli.jn
-hnr;h, r-eit 'r, Kttlvi au l Sn j,-r iiutl
Wltl onl) I itiM.rtrJ ax ntv.-rtLsmcuU
No alvirii-finbt will lw intitfl at Itri fhaa
6-. inu, and no j-rti -nn nt vrill h ioir:.-l
fr titan throe dotlun i-r :i.f.iitti
IOC Al. Iii I ! tiiiti;N
Of one s'juarc (S lineg f.paMe) or niorr, In
serted In the UiLi.i.riN a follow : .p-0
than one squnre counted as a ".rjuare.)
mi.c incrtion p r -'pure
Two inei tiuiit ,.r square
Three Insertions per 'jMirc. .
Six itiM i'tiona jior Ftiiire......
Two wteks ptr -".(Uiiro
One liionth p-r ii'i'iare
Sjttcial rates made mi Inrg Hlvertl-e-mints
or br longer lime,
II'i.'s M.j!.i Hum pr.-rrve
(Hid re-torc! the oinplexioii : removeit
freckle, t in and fallownew ; mrtke the
t-kln K.ft, white and delicate. It-uj'pli-ition
catinot be. dcl- ted.
The abe k of Jewilry of ccrj t. -:ctip-tion
to U- found at Finder lirotheris, is
'iinj'ly mamficent, and they are selling
at bottom price. Their (-tot k 1 annnt be,
6irp:used. CiJI and examine. H-Tt
LyoVs luimiHoN makes beautiltil,
g!or--y, luxuriant hair; ireveiit-its .til
ing out or turning gray. It has flood
the tot of -10 years. Is e)mriiiinjr!y per
fumed and h. aa rival.
Intuit jr Order.
Wanteil A few (Oimty 01 Jm.. t'-r
W lilch 1 will phy the highest eaj.ll price.
Treasurer Lut rprie Suirigrank.
1 1 -20 lw
J. tii'iirt MeliihouK.
on Kighth street, two door Irom A!'-x-ander
founty Catik, is the place to get a
lahiouablo hair ent t n Mnoolh shave
or anything else it; the barber line. I.a
ditV atid childrens' hair cut or dresn-d.
L-ii hi r at the L.uji or their liomes.
We will pay no bills f..r giwls or mer
chandise purcha-ed for the P,ti.ii ii
by any ol the employes, unlc.-s th( pur-c-ha-e
iii made on a written fi.-der slgnetj
by thcpiesideiit or m erctary of the com
p.;i y. Caiiiu I1i i.i.kti. C.
Ifi A III otnioerrl'il Aeiii.
Uaa redueed his pri.-e to eol runpoad Willi
the iresetit hakd timts. The public need
not he reiniuded that my pi iee hive always
been low.'r tban any otlier hou-e, but 1
wldi to lnlorm cverhody ia nceil ol new and
fre-U good-, in my line, that I have mad.:
spei isl rcdui tiou in all line to suit the
tiiiKs. 1 invite all to cull and l. t im- dc
nionvtrate the fuel that I can and will sell
l)ry CooJs, Clotklnir, IViotl and Klines,
l.aillci' and ienl' Furuihin? tjoods, J1U
aud Cups, Trunks nd N'aliM'S.Furs, Checks
Blank! ti, KhawN, Wmrpei ., Cloak, lower
then any iouso in tin- trade. The r.-sen i
plain. We buy aud tell only in- c-iln
Keiuember the place.
SOLU.MOX PAItl'.IK A,
l.ec. 7-lni 142 & 14t Comtnental A.t.v
No' comes lo us with sixteen dean
neatly-prititod pagei?, embellished with
tluo illustrations and full ot MMcntifk- and
practical agriculture and literature, r or
tho agriculturist and the family circle it
is an indispensable weekly visitor. It
editor-in-chief U th ct ltbrated litirtlcul
turiftt, A. S. Fuller, associated with
whom are F.. S. Carman and .V. A. Wil
lanl, while, a rpecial contributors, they
are assiietl by sttch men as William
Kobiiison, CharL's fio'ivning, Charles V.
Riley, Thomas Met bun, .lames j,K, und
many other of etpiul cmitieiice in their
respective scienlilie and practical speci
aliic. It keeps it-: moral tote M that
high ittaud ird which tits it loruny tnmily
iu the land. The mother can tvlyupou
It to liiriilih household ivreipes for dally
us, pleasant ntorics for h isute reading
and excellent moral ciitci laiunicnt for
the children. Tin f ithi r may conti
d'-utly look l..r the luU--i cxpi rimcnts
and disco vwies in his daily avocatioiit,
uccompanied by good a-Hicc nnd care
fully revised markets, embracing nearly
every product for sale. In addition to
this its publisher, (lluKural Publishing
Co., H Duance St., New York, as an ac
knowleilgmcnt of their l.itc inci e:u-ed pat
ronage, have reduced its juice to only
$3.60 a year. Send to them for u speci
men copy, wblchtiiey will mall to you
Xho circuit court was In session yester-1
day, but transacted ro buslnes ot gen-'
oral interc-t. The criminal docket will
be taken up to-morrow and dlpoefd of
with all possible pced.
Ailmltlerl Iff rrnrllee.
Will Q. Mc 3eo, M10 has been reading
la the law ofllco Of S. P. W heeler, F.sq.,
for the la-t two year, ha received his
pnpers admitting him to the bar, and he
is now, in cone(1u,.nc, k full fledged
lawyer, lie will locate In Cairo. We
w ihU iiim abundant Miecess.
flrratl I lien p Stutr.
"5! uar t.t Gholfon are ofterin Oielr en
tire stock of winter dry goods at prices
that should command the attention of
eery buyer. We arc determined to
carry no goods that arc not strictly Bea
Konablc. T)o not fall to see us before
buying. Xcw goods every week. it.
Tin tni iulxrs of the "Kalro Kotilion
Kluli ' have determined that the fe ond
parly of the crl" to be given by the
"Klub" t-hall lake place on next Friday
evening, January lath, at the M. Charles.
Arrangement base beeu made with Mr.
Fgnew,propr..t..r of the hot d, to furnish
refreshment on this occasion. It should
be born in mind that no further itivila
tious will be issued, thoe sent out tor the.
first party bring id for the entire -.e-rif.
lorttM- tairo Uuiiik,
To. A. IV
i t a. a. .
Urun rveit ar j.nte ci,
W'howill .njr !
liluc cys ro tru "n, -
Horn of the akle,
J.iijIU rjt they gnavr n,
larlc eyes thv thiill,
lUne yej tlie (ruenl.
How tu your will.
niatkyca or Blue ;,
W'tich c'tr tin y ,
l and ej-t sand tnit- on. ,
J h?e, th, give inr.
1'i'ler ZliMiNf rmnu out or llir Ae-
Mr. Peter Zimmerman, ( leaner, reno
vator and repairer of clothing, wu
burned onl in the hig lire of .Saturday
""""' 'a-t. but Is already ready to
ft rye lln; pttt.uc an. I hi. olu customer
again. He ha" opened out In John Ily
hmd'sold -tm d, at the corner of Com
mercial avenue and Tenth street, aud re-
vpect fully oh:it! patronage from old and
new fri nd'. If you have n coai, a y-t
or a pair of pantaloon that needs dcan-
1 iug or repairing, take it to Peter Zimmer
man and he will make it as. good as new
at a pr're. that will astoni-h yon. by in
eheapne'r. lli?mentber Peter Zimmer
man, at the corner of Commercial avenue
Ulld Tenth Hleel. l -l!l-lm
ninla'tiieni f the ( oadltluu
il the AlexandT County Uank
Cairo, Illinois, on Mond.iv, January
Loans and discounts
luc from other bioiks
ali on hand M
Outfit and luroltnre
fapital stock, f 50,000, paid liu? tJ.'i.fXH) (
l.-po-its 50.165 73
Eai niiigs 6,801 71
. 6i,&t;7 1
F. Bkos, l'residenr.
J I. Wklls, Cashier.
Sworn to and suosprirjpj before me
this 4t't day ot January. JS77.
A 1 mm Cosiivi'is,
l --' w N'otarv Publje,
.x nuuitirr 01 .smau ijuruuties'ifere
committed iu this city on Friday mlit.
The n idence ot Judge Creeii, at the
comer of Sixth and Walnut streets, was
entered and a tine new overcoat belong
ing to Duff, oldest ison of the judge,
.stolen. The burglars al-o went to tha
kitchen, and after eating all they wanted,
j took a loaf ot bread and breaking it. into
;tiial' bits, icatleicd it about the kitckeu
and ball leading to the front door. The
residence of John luerr, near the corner
ot P.ihtliauJ Walnut kireets was also en
tered, and an overcoat and watch lie
longing to Mr. Pucrr was stolen. The
residence of Chief of Police Go-smaii w as
also entered, but the thieves were fright
ened away lelore they procured anv
booty. Mr. i.iossuiait was not at homo
at the time. Though the ofilcers w 01 e 011
the lookout all day yestrrday. no clue to
the tlileves was obtained. .
ilr. Oberly I, in Springfield.
lr. C. W. .locflyu, thnlNt, on
Col. McKealg and J. c, Willis i-o at
the stRte eapitol. '1 hey are ther In ths
interest of Seuator Loan. . .
It. W. Miller, Mr. Liter n.d 11. C
Lotliu luve returuej li'Oui ,hici- j. J.
M. Phillips w ill not return before next,
Promiiit ut among the guetts at the
Dai. tcrs" House yosUrday were C.
Lucas, Centraliii; W. T. Cooper, Jami-s
Mclionald und Thomas Cooper, Evans,
villc, InUiana;T. Henuembourg, Charle
tou; W. S. Emery, New iladrid: W. W
Uryan, st. Louis.
Capt. S. M. Wiillanu, of tho Fi.k,
was hi the city yesterday and registered
a" tufl ot. 1 harles. capt. Uilllamcame
down to "surviy the situation, " prepara
tory to briuging out the Fi-k.
Capt Ceorge IVgraui, a prouiiuoiil
river mail tf M. Louis, was iu tho city
yesterday, lie put up ut tTio St. fmrl;.
At the St. Charles yesterday wire
C. W. Iht'inan, St. Louis; Milt-hell A
son, Thebes; J. II. CJaik, St. Louis
ft' in. Moi 'out, m. .r.pt.oni r and Ceo.
Wetigor, Ceniralia; John Sullivan. M11
c"nnvs;lL ft'. I'.rovsu, 1,'ii buiond, Ya. ;
A. II. Jlllington, Juiksou, 'JVnnsee ;
T. V., I'.ush, sr.. Louis; U. J.. Mott,
Point Pleasant ; J. It. Cooper, Pekin,
Illinois, und Titos, FilwHi'dii, Warreu,
Ceo. J. Maun, general taauager ot
tho ili-i'ippl Ceuirnl railroad was lb
the city jebterdisy.
Loeel tires I lie.
fjnow disappearing muddy street.
Ice- in thu Ohltj river Is "wenrlug
Thcr will be th n'gnl? wetting ot
the city counoilton Tuesday evening.
There was no business la the poiice
Sheriff Saup isattivtsnd Tijrilin.t
and becoming a terror tn thieves and.
y An elegant lln ol new a ptichoiee
X smiles prints Monday morning.
Jt Sll'AliT 1 U0I.so,
Civ U tUc popuUr Cash lry Ooodi
house of Stuart Oholon" and save
from 10 to 20 per cent, on all purclia.
City Jailer Mahoncy was out with
the chain gang yesterday, atid did excel
lent work In clcanina- oil the street cro.
A number ot ca- -- of i-arh t fever
are leported iii dim-rent pints of the city.
Parent.-should be cart ful . their chil.
I here will lw religious serv! at
both tho Presbyterian aud .Methodist
churches during every night thi week,
it being the week of prayer.
A tpiarrel tietwecu ,vo colored men
yesterday 011 Poplar street, resulted iu
one of them Iteiug badly bafc3 and
bruised. No arrests wer made.
Small blank books kppl in stock a
the City Binary. Sold a cheap as any
book store in the city. Itooks of every
rizc from two to ten iUirc,or mor. tl I
Magulrt'e Ctindtirango Litters
purge the bowels without causing
pain, rumsea or griping. No t.Mter med
icine, act? in tills way.
Pn j. senrtf, Agert.
"How tx.iui-ite your ianndry-work
jooKS,'- reenuy remarked a lJy to a
tnend of ours. The awnswer was " 1 01c
nothing but n. T. Babbitt $ BcstSosp."
This awnswer echot; the sense ol tbeage.
Uenovating ttie liver, purge away
bile, cleause the stomach aud purify the
Hood, with Maulrt'a Cnndurango" liit
tcrs. ant' good health is sure to iollow.
f-'O Picx 3. S itt 11, Agent
Ut. Jlulr Couth fio-rup lJat taking
el.. 1.U0.. of all the old fashioaed coujrh
retuedte-. It never tails w w,,u.
mofct violent cold, and for throat diseases
it is irmluahle. price, twenty-five
ft by suller villi a bad cold if one
bottle of L'r, ii ill's Cough Syrup will
cure a cough of the w or,t kind. I sr.
P.iiU'h Cough Syrup is od for 23 cents
per bottle, or lire bottles for $1,00 In
every respectabl" drug store In the
Auibtiton is rarely atisned with aDy
attainment. The Tcatct men have leen
the UKt reetiesi in aehievemeut. An
other exatuplo is tound in B. T. Babbitt's
Toilet Soap, his latest invention, fu this
are combined delicate, natural ceur, and
the purest material to be found. As a
result it I.s tineqnaled, and will eoon be
come the great popular favorite.
For a Miiootu Miave, u neat, oud Uah-
lonablc hair cut, or refreldng champoo
go to Ed. Hraxton.at the planters' barber
r&rlor. The best of perfumeries and
hair tonics always kept on liand. Tha
bath room connected with this establish
ment is the only one In the city, and I
always kept in the neatest order, ready
for the convenience of customers. tt
Mrs S. ft'i.'liaff.j.on,iiulliner,Cmtfler.
ciakavenue, opposite Scimh's dm itn
s just received a tew stock of feathers
na dow ers, which she has marked down
to the very lowest figures. This Is the
best and cheapen 1 tt of millinery goods
ever offer.-d to the '.aJIe of Cairo. Sbe
iuvites an xaaiination of her goods.
A rand ma.inrade ;ball will be
given ly the Nation! Cornet Hand on
.Mouday night, Febrmry Cth. The mcin-
ler8 of the band w21 do nil to t,i.
power to make the athlr enjoyable and
long to be remembentl, and they hope
that their friends wil not forget and
"hold on" to their mou-y and spend it
tor a very deserving soclation. which
1 composed of a, "gooi a lot of aconi
modaiing" young 'iner as our city con
tains, to Wblc!, lujineiyus c'ltieill will
readily testify, 1
I always hare ailj cifl am oole
proprietor r.nd mmXactui er of I r. Win.
Wood'aFevr PiBj. Auyone selling a
Wood's Feir Pill not made by me. will
be prosecuM tQ the lull extent otf o,0
law. For sl Ht the New Ytirk Stot e, A.
SwobouVs, ikaly's, P. O. Schuli's,
Barclay lir.tnerf, and ut my office.
Sold in 50 eii aud jd.nu boxes." spetdal
rates to deairs en application. Snt
Iostage paid oh receipt of price.
dAw-tf. I'R. Wm. rtw.i,.
- Ajti' Ameikvi Aloianae U now
ready for delivery by thu druggiit.. and
w are fne to say th we have rca this
welcome visitor will -atisfaetiou had
profit, it contains an 6Stonhing
amount of lnformalioi'.Avhich j useful
i.inrr)iiuj, inu sn 3 how t
nearly all the diseases
oni wblcll peo
pie suner. it invalid
tho best ictnedle to bt
speenve ol Aycr's ffmilly MwUranea,
and furiiUhfj.. Ind.ed.tl.e birt medical
advice by which. gre majority ot ail
ment can be treated -f-cessfuliv. Ttie
tueciloti i. witticisms re Ma- b-i com.
pilation that comes unlrrour notice, w,d
the book 1 n refreahin' cor.tr.buUon to
our enjoy rueut tverv year. St. Vlui-
IJ'v-Ti e.". I - t.l ti i ...
W 'IU Tl ,
strliikul Irai h'r fctiul.
From a private letter Jnted at lKim-oh.
January 5th, we learn tl. tt a tltillculty
accurred at a school l,nus in Johnson
county on 1 rldar, Cth last., h, wbicU the
teacht-r, a jofinj man aauitd 'iiay, was
shot three limes bv out of l.u a,.i.nLi
named Ashbrook. tiray'11 round atx
AmuumI i leriaa)i'..
Stuajt &, fiholson fler the remauulur
ot their winter stock of drv im-Ji .t
prices to close. ThU Is an unusual oppor.
miuiy lor mose w no uesire to purcbaao
tUir winter goods at lower price tUan
lie game will tvtr be ofll-red again.
William n. uiiberl. Kq.t Allrai9
anil 7anlwr mt Lstr,
It " 1 niri praTea luorraii
ary and Portrait C.allwy of LbAi
- . . . . . A. . ...
rraiihlral IMi lion-
Bilnent and Self-
William Haker Gilbert, nativt of Kaa-
kaskia, Illinois, was born on the 27th of
September, is37, Is the son of Miles A.
Gilbert amlAnuKlIza M. Baker. His
father, Dfuiye of Connecticut, ettlcd In
Kaskaskla at an early day; subsequently
he became one of the original projectors
and proprietors of Cairo 5 and in 1W! re
moved to Missouri, where 1m laid out the
town of St. Mary, and has lor many
year been presiding judge of the county
court of Ste. Genevicre county, and one
of the most prominent and energetlo citi
zens. His mother was the eldest daugh
ter of Hon. David J. Raker.
William II. pursued a regular course ot
classical stu-ly.till near the close of hit sen
ior year at Shurtleff college, Upper Alton,
Illinois ; but before graduating began the
study of law in the office of bis grand
father linker, at the same time' continu
ing his college studies in private. In the
fall ot 1S57, being then twenty years ot
age be entered the office of Krum and
Hard tig, of St. Iui, and there pursued
bis studies tor one year. Alter six
months' further reading at his fatber'l
In St. Aiary"( Missouri, be was, in May
1350, admitted to thu bar of that state.
Afterwards entering the senior class In
the law department of Harvard Unlrer
sity, he eraduated with the degree of
I.E. B. in July If), hi tLe summer of
the lollowlng year, at the instance of
tteY. S. V. McMasters, EL. r., for
merly president ol fchurllefl college, the
degree of A. M. was conferred upon him
by the board of trustees at Su Paul's
college, Palmyra, Missouri. Forming
a partnership with the Hon. John Scott
one of the oldest aud oblcst lawyers ot
the state, be began the practice of his
protession at OcncTieve, Mi.otiri, und
remained there till tho fprtng of 18C2. At
this time, ow iug to the Mi.pen-ion of tire-
courts In Southern Missouri, eouscquent
upon the breaking out of the reballion,
he removed to Alton, Illinois, and form
ing a partnership with his micle, II. S.
Baker, continued hi practice under the
flrinrmm of Baker Ji Gilbert lor three
yew, March, lVi, 1,9 ret.ivnj to
Cairo, und became a parr,r ,ttk t jtu j
Isham N. Haynie and B. F. Marshall,
the law firm of Haj tile, Marshall A t Al
bert. By reason of Gen. Haynlt's ap
pointment to the, adjutant-generajBhip of
Illinois, Mr. Gilbert at once became the
active and leading member ot the firm,
and thence forward continued to hare
tho chiel manageuiwiit of its business
and almost exclusive control of all the
Important litigation in which it was en
gaged, until may 1st, 1807. At thi ti'ne,
by the formal withdrawal of Messrs.
Haynie and Marshall, he was left in the
enjoyment ot a practice second to none
In Southern Illinois, being the retained
attorney of Cairo for the trustees ot the
Cairo city property company, Illinois
Central lUUrald Co. and other wealthy
corporations wboee business rrss part Of
the assets of the firm. Iu June, J07,
he formed t co-partnership with Hon.
ft m. II. Greer, upon that gentleman"!
retirement from the circuit judgeship, and
has since been steadily engaged a an ac
tive member of the firm of Green s Gil
bert, now composed of Hon. Wm. H.
Green, our subject and his younger
brother, Miles F. Giltterr. iu addition to
tl corporations above mentioned, they
have charge of the business of the New
Orleans, Chicago aud St. Louis railroad
company, the Cairo aud St. Louis rail,
road compauy, the City National batik
of Cairo, and other corporations. Mr.
Gilbert was admitted to the Federal
courts in lst3, and in connection with
other branches of ihtj Uw has
been engaged in many impor
tant .admiralty cases. He was ad
mitted to the supreme court of the
United State Iu October, 187J, and in
that court represented his firm as coun
sel for Phillips and St. John In the im
portant suit of the Grand Tower M., M.
aud T. Co., ts. Phillips and St. John, In
volving tho sum of $200,000, the amount
of the judgment recovered by tho latter
on a coal contract in the court below.
Mr. Gilbert was raised lu tho Protes
tant Episcopal faith, contirmed at Cairo
1G7, and lias for many years been ves
tryman and junior warden of the church
ol the Redeemer (Episcopal), of Cairo.
Conservative in his political senll
incuts, he has generally voted w itli the
Democratic party ; but devoting himself
exclusively to his profession, he hat stu
diously avoided taking any active part
m politic, and uniformly refused to
allow his name to be um-d for any political
lie was tiiHtTted 011 (he l?th ot Octo
ber, J . to Mia hare Barry, eldest
daughter of Amasa S. Cany, mentioned
elsewhere in this volume, and by her has
two sous now living -Miles 3. and Wil
liam C. Gilbert.
Tlw genealogy ot the Gilbert family
can be trac4"0 back to somdofthe tnot
distinguished characters in KuglinU liil
torj't whoso names were, conspicuous
iu literature, luuee and art. It was first
represented in America by live brother!,
whs et-tigrated from Norfolk county,
England, at nn early dste. and settled In
Virginia, Massachusetts, and three of
them iu Connecticut, near the present
cities ol ilartfirJaud New Haven, Mile
A.Gilbert, although born Hartford,
la of the New Haven brjulcli of the fam
ily, bis parent havyfg removed from
there n short time yd'evious to hi blrtli.
IMelur rraiuiusT. 1
WMaVeliis day sold to Mr, M. C
lordNM entire lot of moulding toou
etc., of the picture training d partuienr
ol the Bulletin. All order for frame
etc., nhould bo sent to him or left at
this oltlc. We bepak tor hun the lib
erality ol patr jnage that has been be
stowed upon u. His assortment t
in(.ild? is eoRipkli, prict Urii-ud
competition au4 he guareiitee natlsfac
tion lu all case.
sv.. tit ies
tt iiVkUiTIN Ca. j
1 airo. i-fci. aw. iiw. i.
There will tc gerTlccs as usual at the
Episcopal church to-day at It o'clock
.m. Sunday school at three o'clock
There will 1 communion service at
I'm Presbyterian church to-day. The
usual services in the erenlnr. The
"Week ol Trayer" will bo observed, ser
vices being held ctery night.
At tho Methodist church, corner ol
F.lghth and Walnut srrecU, services wljj
be held as usual, conducted by the pas
tor, Iiv. J. I. (illlham. At 11 o'clock,
a.m., a sermon will be preached appro
priate to ttc commencement ot tbe new
year. At 7:30 p.m. service, the subject
will be "Tho Prospect." Sabbath school
at .1 p. 111, scats free. Let all attend.
Tho following is the programme for
the "week of prayer.' eommenrlni.Tan.
uary 1st, 1S77, adopted by the British
branch of the Evangelical Alliance, and
commended to the Christians of other
countries. It w 111 be observed by both
the Methodist aud Presbyterian churches
01 this city :
Scndat. Jan. 7. Sermons: christian
Fellowship. 1 John 1:7.
Monday, Jan. Thankigiviug and
Coufes'ion in the review ot the rat
Tt ksdav, Jan. . Praver: For the
Holy Spirit on the Universal Church,
Joel 2:M ; tor Its deliverance from error
and corruption, and its increase of faith,
octiTity, holiness and Christian charltv.
WLo.sjsDtv, j4U, lo.Pra.ver for
families for the unconverted : for sons
and daughters at school or college, and
for tho-e abroad; for imy in sickness
trouble or temptation: and forthoc w ho
have been rcvntlv "aldod to the
Tiukhuav, Jan. II. Prayer for m
tlons for rulers, iuagitrtteH and atatrs
men ; for philanthropic and benevolent
Institutions; for .1 pure literature, the
spread of sound education among tite eo
ple. and I be maintenance of fence.
- Fiudav, Jan. PJ. Prayer lor Chris
tan missions to the Jews and fientiles,
I.uke 2l;l? ; for Sunday eHmls, and for
theconveisionof the world to Chrit.
MaTt-RDAY, Jan. 1.1. Prsycr tor the
oUerrnncc ol the Christian Sabbath ; for
the promotion of temjranee. and tor the
safety of those "who go down to tho sea
in ships that rio business In great waters."
Si-xpav, Jan. 14. Sermons: One
Lord, one faith, one baptism, one 'ind
8n J Father of all. Eph.4;5, 6.
w isjrirTjtiiif. Uiv ne.-.r, 1
! I uj. I tr. in.
Cair. ' -i ! u 1 u u
Pitlburr. - ! .
Cincinnati 1 11 t
NasnvilU t 7 , a
St. Louia...... 11 i X 1
Mftnphi '.' I X II
irkaliuric I s j
'Sw Orlxoa I 14 -i 1
Btlow hig-h yrttiex of 1T4.
Strsiii1. SIkbju lsvie, V . ti. A .
The rlrer I about at astaml, though a
big rise is expected Ten ears of pig.
metal were to-day loaded tor St. Louis.
One of Susie Silver's pilot was In
town yesterday. He says the report re
garding Jug boat being lit such a
precarious condition, Is untrue. Noneot
the lreight is the least damaged, though
ncr poultry has suffered severely
on account of tho cold weather.
PiIot. report C feet of water
on tho shoalest bars below Memphis
Capt. Matt Williams, ot the "Little Jim
Fisk," arrived In the city on Friday, and
informed us that his bark would visit us
in the course of a week The smiling
laee ot Capt. Hambletoii attracted our
attention yesterday Don. Hewitt,
who preside.; in the olllce of the Hi.
marc-k, U In tho city Tho A. C.
Dounlly, provi-Unsr tho condition ot river
proves tavorable, wlil he the next boat
up. She ha a big e&rgo Our ware
houses arc blocked up with freight ready
tor shipment The Howard Is enjoy
ing a "lay up" at New Orleans The
Utah is lying at St. Marys, but will
pas down in a tew days
The Montauk is again afloat, though In a
dilapidated condition The "Illinois"
was sold at Memphis on Thursday
for SI 0,005 to Capt. J. J. Darragh
And the Chester is loaded, consequently
the countenances ol the "Doctor" and
my irlend Clem are radiant w ith smiles
of satisfaction. The Chester will leave
shortly with the "Blue Ribbon" trip of
the season. Her "scribe,"' Clem Nolle,
over whom no one holds the horns, has
won a host of friend during hi stay in
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ron.pirr." Hut the publlahers do not con
shier tbat they have readied the ultima
tbule of eveellenee thsy believe "there are
other worlds ti couijuer, and they propo
to eoniuer them."
TUe proieftii f.ir the nv volume ytve
the titles of more than lilt) pper (mostly
lllitstrsted), by wtiwrs ot ibe hiahei-t uierlu
Cx-r ne head of
' Forwian Tiavet."
v hae.i " Winter on tbe Nile," by Gn.
M. niellan ; Haunteringa About Coustsntl
nople, ' by Charles Ou.jley Warner; "Out
ef My Window m. Moeew," by Kugene.
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1 no scene .t this latest novel i laid on
the banks of 1 lie Hudson. The hero is a
youug mau who has been aiwavs "tied to
woman's apron strlnus." but "who. bv th
death of his mother, is left alone in the
world to tirirt on the current ot lite with
a lortune, but wltbout a purpose.
Another aerial. "Iii Inheritance," by
Mv I raltou. will begin on tbe oomsAetlou
ol "Tljai l.s-s o' Lowrie's," bv Mr. Hodg.
son liuruett. Mrs. Burnett' story, begun
In Aii-u-t. has a pathos and dramatic power
wbieb have been a surprise to tbe public.
There ia to be a series of original and ex
quisitely Illustrated papers ol "Popular Set
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There aretobe.lruni various pens, paper
4 Home Life and Travel"
Also, practical suggestions us to tow n and
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Mr. llariiitiu'i articles on various Indus
irie ol t.r. at i'.ritaln include tbe history ol
'Some Kxpcriinents in Co-operation." "'A
Scoliaa Loaf Fsctorv" in tbe November
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Worklngmnn's liome,'' "A Nation of Hbnp.
keepess" "lia'petitiy aWeek for tbe Child,"
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"American Sports by Hood and Field," by
various writer, and each on a Oilier cut
theme. The subject of
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world, and specially to tbe freshest thought
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