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JAIRO BUSINESS HOUSES
Nate. Any bun Inn Arm can have three lines
iuic, la thin column under appropriate beading
el the rata of tl.SU per month or SU per year
payable quarterly in advance.
HtrlHd SUavee Md Tin War.
A. HALLKY -Dealer in Stoves, Tin and Hard
warn, tiairirn and rannrre' l"ileiu-nt, Wire
Goods, Uefrigeratora, rumps and Ladder.
1 16 Commercial Avenue. (.uttering, anil Job
Work don on abort notice.
J. S.MoOAUKY-Tiealerlntianl and soulum
tor, flooring, ceiling, aiding and surfaced
I tun her, lath and shingles, ofllce and yard
corner Twentieib. street and Waslilngtonavenue
LANCASTER KICK-Deab r in nfc,
doors, blinda, etc., bard and nift lumber and
shingles. Yard ana oUloe, Conroendal eveuue,
eoraer 17th street.
D. HARTMAK Peeler In Qiieennware, Toya,
lamps and all a Id-Ik of fancy arlicl-. comnier
ial avenue, corner Stb klrvet.
WILLIAM WINTtK-Sixlh atret-t between
Commercial avenue and Washitiaton avenue.
rlathlBg- and Merchant TaUlariuc.
JOHN ANTRIM-Merriiant Tsllnr and dealer
la Beady Made Uothing. 7 Uhl Iji-vee.
KmI Cetate Agent ir.
M. J. HOWLRY Ueal Kitate Ag.'Ut. Buys
and aella real estate, coll-ru rrnta, tays tain
for aoa-resldents. etc. Commercial avenue, be
tween UKh aad Tentb street .
Real Estate Column
Alexander county landf, Cairo loU in
exchange lor St. Louis property,
A fine residence on corner Jf;ilbrook
avenue aud Twentj--tbird street, at a bar
gain. Cottage on Sixth street between Wa-di-ngton
avenue and Walnut street.
House and lot on Eighth street 11 e-n
Walnut and Odar, $l,e:0.
Two-story bouse on Twenty-eighth
street, between Poplar and Cotnmcrci.il
Store room lately occupied by Howe
Machine Co., on Commercial avenue. U
tween Tenth and Eleventh street.
The first floor of a brick dwelling coi
wrol Nineteenth and Poplar street.
Cottage on the north lde ol Twelfth
ttreet between Walnut and Cedar,
Business house on Levee strett above
Kignt, and iu good repair.
Itoom in a two story house on C'oui
caercial avenue between Ninth and Tenth
Store room near corner ot Twentieth
jr.d Poplar street; $ 1.
Tenements 3, 4, 5 and 10 in Winter's
Row for $10 per month, and iu firat-clafa
Cottage on T wenty-first tnet between
Sycamore and Poplar.
I'ootns In nearly every part of the 'ity.
FOK LEASE OKh ALE.
Land In tract a to suit, near Cuiio.
Word aT Wartime!
lnirlng the present year, as in the past
the grave will close over thousand, sim
ply because they neglect the means which
would restore them to health. Mt-et the
fell destroyer at the threshold, and dis
pute his invasion by that more than won
derful medicine, Ir. Morri' Syrup of
Tar, Wild Cherry and Hon hound. There
Is no cough or cold, case of asthma, bron
chitis, blood-spitting, weak lung, croup
or whooping cough which will not yild
more readily to this great botanic remedy
than any other medicine. It you would
avoid disappointment and be speedily
cured, ask your druggist for Ir. Morris'
Myrup of Tar, Wild Cherry and Iiore
hound. Trial sle. 10 cent. Kegular
sizes, 50 cents and $1 at Barclay & ISros.
Prof. Parker's Pleasant Worm Syrup
U perfectly safe. Extremely palatable.
Js'o physic required. Corts -' cents.
Try it. 1-3-lnuUw.
I'lral .('lame I.auutlry.
It 13 now conceded that Mrs. Coleman,
the laundress, Xo. 12 Fourth street, be
'.weea Washington and Commercial ave
aues, has one of the bent conducted laun
dry establishments in tlie city, and land
ord of hotels an J boarding houses will
find it to their advantage to call upon
ir. ller prloes are as follows : Hotel
md boarding boue washing 75 cents per
1ozen. For piece work prices are as fol
lows : Single shirt and collar, 15t! ; two
shirts and two collars, 25c ; per dozen.
SOo; socks, 5c; two collar', 5c; two
handkerchief, 5c ; vests, 20c ; and all gen
tleman's wear, 80c per dozen; ladies
'sin calico dresses, $1 23 per dozen
Calico dresses with extra trimmings, 50c;
white dresses, fl 25; ladies underwear,
line or course, $1 par dozen, 1 1-2 If
The estimation in wlch these medicines
axe held by the public, steadily increases
their demand. They act diiectly on the
system, removing all obstructions, ren-
ovatlng the spring of lite, purifying the
blood, and totally eradicating liver com
plaints, Indigestion, pain in the side
and general debility. Sold everywhere-Tweuty-five
cents per box or pot.
fed Crown has taken charge ot the
barber shop ou Eighth atreet. near Wash
lugtou avenue, lately kept by Daniel
Laiupert. Jell is a good barber, aud so
licits a share of patronage. Hive him a
sail and satisfy your'lt. tt
Jaliiia II urn, 1
Box 157 Ne w Orleaiw, 1. 1., suiiclti and
forwards direct consignments to Euro
pean iiiiikets of smoked tongue, ham,
ausage, hogs eaoig, etc., etc.
ec. 31,1m. .
Beat wnd rheapat,
Tle best and cheapet Jewelry, watches,
tflocka, silver and plated ware, lu the city
Utob found at Bnder Brother. They
have no secoud-bania auction goods iu
Weir afore. . 8-tf
. , . .. t astr aiessis
'. ' 1 ' For
riXTCt3ti t Winter'. Gallery. ,
ASCAX05 LODQK, MO. U.
Kniglit of rythlas, raaats srery frf
dsy night at half-paat aerrn, ta Odd
ivUowa' Hull. Mown,
ALRIAMKR LODUK, NO W.
Indeendrat Order of Odd-r el-
at halr-uaxt seven. In tnetr hall on
.'oitiineroial avenue, between bix'h and Seventh
.r..-et . A, lilfQul, N U
'"VVIKO KNCAMPMKNT, I. O. O. r., meets
in Jdd-Kelliwa' Mall on the first and third
l neat lay in every month, at half-past seven
A. Comihos, C P
ft CAIUOLOOUK, NO.XST.A.r. A. af.
Hold regular cominuiiicaliona In Sia
JTs'inie Hall, crner (ximmerclal avenue
' and KiKbtb ' Blw-tt on Uis second and
Vnrtb Jlondav of (-ac)i iiriiith.
RATES or A9YEftTIIXO.
t J"AU bills fur advertUiDg, ars due snd pay
able IK AJiVaHCB
Iraniiibt advertising will b Inserted At the
rata of Jl 'Ki persqaars for the first Insertion
aud CJ coats for each subsequent ons A liberal
discount will be made on sian.ling and displ
For Inserting Funeral notice tt W fc'otlce of
meeting of societies or secret orders Se ceats for
Cbsrch, Society, Yntivsl snd "upper notices
will only be inserted as advertisements
No a lvertieernent will be received at le tfian
SO cenU, and no stvertisement will be luierted
for lets than three dollars per month
IOC A I. Rt'HI.ft.SN .IOTIll.
Of one square H lines spa:e) or more, in
serted in the Um.lei in as follows : (Leu
than one square counted as a square.)
One insertion per square - 50
Two insertions per square- 75
Three insertions per square 1 00
Six iusertl ons p r square 1 75
Two weeks per square - 2 00
One month per square 3 00
Special rates made on large advertise
ments or for longer time,
THURSDAY'. JANUARY 11, 1877.
l.oeal VTeaiaer Keaert.
Caiao. III., Jan 1" !77.
Has Has j ,lna. VVUrn. Vsl. I Weaim
7am .' ..! I I H 7 ( loti ly.
11 .j.i.io I tn . t s n fair.
1p.m. V' " 4J ! iw h I do
8:t-." ail. I -S3 j -'Jt I SW a ( i U.udy.
JAM EH WAiJIN,
Sergeant. Signal hervlre, I'. A. A.
Stuart & Gholson.
fari'at Clearing Sl?
WINTER DRY GOODS.
We offer the balance of our
Stock cf Winter Goods at lower
prices than the same have even
been offered for Cash only.
The Uncertainty of the times
and the difficulty of making col
lections compel us to adopt
measures of this kind. From
this date we will sell only for
Cash and will make prices low
er than any other house. The
bills now due us must be settled
immediately, otherwise we shall
be compelled to resort to liti
gation. Do not fail to give us
a call as we CAM and WILL
save you money.
,.., STUART & GHOLSON.
IIjioan's Magnolia Balm preserve
and rotorcs the complexion ; removes
freckles, tan and sallowne&s ; makes the
t-kin soft, white and delicate, its appli
cation cannot be detected.
Lyon's Kahiairon makes beautiful,
gloHsy, luxuriant hair; prevents IU fall
ing out or turning gray. It has stood
the test of 40 years. U charmingly per
fumed and has no rival.
The stock of Jewelry of every descrip
tion to be fotui 1 at Buder Brothers, is
simply magnitlcetit, and they aro selling
at bottom prices. Their stock cannot be
8urpacd. Call and examine. -tt
.tunanl rienrinir Kale.
Stuaut &. (iholson ofler the remainder
of their winter stock of dry good at
prices to close. This is an unusual oppor
tunity for those who detire to purchase
their winter goods at lower prices than
the same w ill ever be offered ugaiu.
We will pay no bills for jfootls or tner
ehaudlse purchased for the Bulletin
byanyot the employes, unless the pur
chase is made on a written order signed
by the; president or secretary ol tne com
pany. Cairo Bi llktin Co.
J. beorts Mtelubouse.
on Eighth itreet, two doors from Alex
ander County Bank, is the place to get a
fashionable hair cut or a smooth shave
or anything else In the barber line. La
dles' and childreus' hair cut or dresed.
either ot the shop or their homes.
PH'lur f -aiuiBff-
We have this day soli t Mr. K. C
ford the entire lot of moulding tools
etc., of the picture framing department
01 th Bulletin. All orders lor frames
etc., should "be sent to him or left at
ntllsu. IVu liu.tulr Inr him tliH lib.
j erality ot patror p.ge that ha been be-
stowed upon us Ills assortment ol
moulding Is complete, prices beyond
competition aud lie guaivntee satisfac
tion In all cases.
Cairo. Oct. 10, 170.
If CaIIM Bl Lt.LIIV Ct
i for Stale,
A centrally situated Ice hoiij, acien
j i;ticlly coustruetcd wiili needful ventl
i l.ttors, and with a capacity tor lltiy tou
; of lee. Its situation and character of
construction renders It the very thing
for any saloou keeper or any persou who
may desire to engage In the retail lee
business. Inqulro of A maud us Jackel,
Thalia saloon opposite Bulletin ofllee.
--- jail 10-tl . .
Justice Comings returned from
Jonesboro yesterday morning.
All things considered, Cairo hotels
are doing a good business.
The grand Jury completed lu labors
aud adjourned fine die yesterday morn
Mr. Brown, foreman of work on the
new levee, Ts putting In all the time the
weather will permit.
B. F. Livingston bat bought out S
S. Matson's boot and shoe store. Mr.
Matson goes to California.
Mr. sCockfl.Hh is Improving rapidlyi
but will not be able to leave home for a
week to come.
City Jailer Alahoney was out again
yesterday with the jail gang, and did
good work lu cleaning of the street cross
ings. C. A. Beck, of Centralis, and J. P.
Tucker, Chicago, both prominent officers
of the Illinois Central railroad, were iu
the city yesterday.
Ice In the'tjlilo river is runblng
heavy, Lut under the Influence ot a
warm south wind yesterday, become
rotten and was easily broken.
Mr. aad Mrs. Dean, ot Lambertville,
New Jersey, who were viitin at the res
idence of Cant. G. I). Williamson In this
city, left lor their home on Tuesday.
Arrangements for the party to lake
place at the St. Charles hotel to-morrow
night are being completed. There will
be a large attendance.
Small blank books kept In stock a
the City Bindery. .Sold as cheap as ar.y
book store in the city. Hooks of every'
fclze from two to ten quires, or more, tf
The grand jury returned indictments
against a number of persons for Illegal
voting at the November election. .Some
of the parties wiil doubtless be arrested
Owing to the heavy ice lu the river
the ferryboat Three States did not make
her regular morning trip. The transicr
steamers McComband Morgan were also
tied up for a few hours.
The curious public, when they read
of B. T. Babbitt's Best oap, may rest
assured that no toilet tosp iu the world
can compare with this tor all the advan"
tages of purity and pleasantness In use.
It only ceeda to be tried.
The city council at the meeting
Tuesday evening authorized a warrant to
be is-u ;d in favor of the city treasurer
fur beiceu live and six hundred dollar
to pay lor labor on the new levee in the
month of December.
Will Murphy and J. C. Willis have
returned from Springlield, and report po
litical matters lively at the state capital.
Logan and his friends are working with
untiring enegy to secure the re-lection of
Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup is a purelr
Vegetable Compound, Innwent In nature
and w ouderful in effect. For children it
is invaluable, curing croup, whooping
cougb, etc., tn m few hours. Price 95
cuts per bottle, or five bottles for $1.00
Alderman Lancaster believes the
wharf between Sixth and Fourth streets
ought to be repaired. At the meeting of
the city council on Tuesday evening he
called attention to the matter, but the
council adjourned without taking any
action iu the premises.
The news from New Orleans created
considerable excitement among the peo
ple ol this city. The prevailing senti
ment among business men, lawyers and
all others, i that the administration
should keep hands off, and allow the peo
ple of Louisiana to work out their own
Liquor dealers, draymen, merchants,
and all others required to pay license,
will do well to call upon the city trc
urer and secure their license! lor the
year 177. The city council, by resolu
tion, lias ordered the arrest ot all parties
doing business atter the 15th, who have
uot taken out their license.
Mrs. S. Willlamsoti, inilllner.Commer.
clal avenue, opposite Schuh's drug store,
has just received a new stock of feathers
and riowers, which she has marked down
to the very lowest figures. This is the
best aud cheapest lot of millinery goods
ever offered to the ladies of Cairo. Sue
invites an examination of her goods.
The cae of Jmi Orange, who has
been confined iu the ccunty jail for
several months ou a charge of assault to
murder, was called lu the circuit court
yesterday. The jury lu the case returned
a verdict of not guilty, and Oiangewas
discharged. It is to be hoped that Jim's
experience in this instance will lie a
warning to biro in the future.
Charlie Scott, who was Indicted, to-
gether with Uoodall and Whitehead, at
the October term of the circuit court lor
playing a confidence game on a Ken-
tuckiau named Grace, aud who was after
wards released ou bail, was takou iu
charge again by the sheriff yesterday, the
county attorney feeling that Scott's
bondsmen were not good. Scott will en
deavor to give new bonds.
Alderman Y'ocum hel'eve whole
side and retail grocer, lumber
dealeia and commission intn who
own drays and deliver goods lu tho
city, should bo compelled to pay license,
the same as draymen aud teamsters, lie
called tho matter to the attention of the
city council at its last meeting, and It is
probable the matter will receive the at
tention of that body at its next meeting.
Alderman I'.Uiti thinks tho city
should pay the warrants issued to raise
finds to build the new levee without tin
necessary dolay. To that end ho offered
a resolution in tho city council on Tues
duy evening to authorize the city treas
urer to transfer $1,8. 0 from the general
fund to the now levee Tuid for the pay
ment of certain of the warrants n-famd
to. The resolution was adopted.
A resolution was adopted by the
city council on Thursday cviiilng, in
ati ucting the city marshal to give notice
to nil persons entitled to pay license
that the same must lie paid ou or btfor
the 18th, nd if not paid 6y that time the j
marshal U Instructed to arrest ail de
linquent and bring them before the
proper officers for trial. Saloon keepers,
merchants and draymen should make a
note ot this.
It At the Planters' House yesterday
were J. S. Childs, Padueah ; B. F. Kauf
man, Brownsville, Tenn.; Dr. J. II. Far
bougu and T. A. Brady, Fulton, Ken
tucky; Thos. Hails, Centralis; A. Dee
senger, R. W. Nichols and Wm. Hurtles,
Canton, Ohio; A Venderrort, Salem,
Illinois ; W. Geer and daughter, Coldwa
Among the arrivals at the St.
Charles yesterday were Sirs. Mosby,
New Orleans; Cbu. W. LaJd an) J. W.
Kennedy, New Orleans; S. bzrtft aud
child, St. Lou's; S. Bruner, Cinsinna I;
W. P. Heath, Chicago; Geo. 1. Lee.
Vieksburg; Jas. II. Bettls. St. L'.tiis; L.
II. Cardy. St. Louis; J. 11. WUt.wk,
San Francisco; M. D. PotUr ind M.
Bigler, St. Louis. .'
A petition signed by all the jwners
of property on Thirty-fourth street, be
tween Ohio levee and Commercal ave
nue, was presented to the city coincil on
Tuesday evening, asking the pflvelege
of laying a track from the box factory,
on Thirty-fourth street to intersect with
the Cairo and Vincennes railroad on
Commercial avenue, lue petition was
referred to the committee on streets.
For a smooth shave, a neat and fash
ionable hair cut, or refreshing champoo
go to Ed. Braxton, at the planters' barber
parlor. The best of perfumeries and
bair tonics alwavs kept on hand. The
bath room connected with this establish
ment id the only one In the city, and Is
always kept in the neatest order, ready
for the convenience of customers. tt
The action of the manager of the
Mississippi Central railroad in ordering
that a fro rata proportion of cars be fur
nished for Cairo shipments south, give
general satisfaction to our merchants,
who for the last three or tonr weeks
have been almost entirely deprived of
shipping facilities. So soon a the road
can recover from the "disarrangment In
the time of arrival and departure of
trains, occasioned by the late heavy snow
storms, it is believed they will be able to
furnish nearly all the cars required tor
be C dro trade.
In spite of the time devoted to per
sonal bcautltication aud shopping, Amer
ican ladles manage to pick up a great
deal of information. One of them being
asked the other day what she thought of
Napoleon Bonaparte, replied after a
pause : "He was quite talented I be
lieve."' On home subjects they are bet
ter posted. Ak any lady you meet what
is the greatest blessing of the age, and
we if she does not reply, B.T. Babbitt':
I always have been and still am sole
uroiirietor and manufacturer of Dr. Wm.
v oou's r ever nil. Any om neiimg a
Wood's Fever Pill not made by me, will
be prosecuted to the lull extent of the
law. For sale ut the New York Store, A.
Swoboda's, F. licaly's, P. G. Schuh's,
Barclay Brother?, and at my ofiice.
Sold in 50 ct. and $1.00 boxes. Special
rates to dealers on application. Sent
postage paid on receipt of price,
dd-w-tf. Dr. Wm. Wood.
Mr. E. C. Ford has bought the stock
of the Variety Bracket store opposite
Goldstine & Itosenwater's, on Commer
cial avenue, and has on band a complete
assortment ot wall pockets, side aud cor
ner brackets, ladies' toilets, clock shelves,
album frames, match safes, card receiv
ers, cornice pieces, slipper cases, all styles
and sizes of picture frames, a beautiful
combination of mirror, comb case, towel
rack and match sate in one piece, shirt
bosom boards, so arranged as to bold
the bosom firm while ironing, all styles
of moulding and frames mad3 to order.
Ladies, please call before purchasing
Aycr's American Almanac is now
ready for delivery by the dru;:gisK and
we are free to say that we have read this
welcome visitor with satisfaction and
profit. It contains an ustonishir?
amount cf information which is usehd
to everybody, and shows how to treat
nearly all the diseases from which peo
ple suffer. It invariably recemmend
tho best remedies to be employed, irre
spective of Ayer'a Family Medicines,
aui furnishes, indeed, the best medical
advice by which a great majority ol ail
nunts can be treated successfully. Tho
anecdotes, w itticisms are the best com
pilation that comes under our notice, and
the book is a refreshing contribution to
our enjoyments every year. St. Vlair
Ribert O'Brien was picked up by
tiftlcer? Sargent aud O'Malley at a late
hour on Tuesday night and put into the
calaboose. O'Brien was drunk very
drunk, aud could not make it to his
braiding lioJse. He was bctore Judge
Bird yesterday, and w as sent to the lock
up tor n.o uaj i. jonn JicDoimkl, a
steamboat Mister, got full of bad
whisky, and then went to a bawdy house
nu Fifteenth street, where he got Into a
d.ltlculty witli one of the women a col
ored woman. McDonald got out his
knife and threatened to make mince
meat if any one who Interfered with
him. O:fioers Sargent aud O'Maller
dropped in and Invited McDonald to ac
company mem to tne lock-up. lie was
before Judge Bird yesterday, and sent
to labor ou the streets for five days.
In the circuit court yesterday the
first case called was that of the people vs.
Jim Orange, charged with an assault to
murder. Hon. John M. Lansdeii ap
peared for the prisoner. The jury re
turned a verdict of not guilty. The ease
of the People vs. Belle Williams, charged
with stealing a pair of shoes and other
articles from C. O. Patler & Co., was
next c ill.d. Jiulgo Mtilkty appeared tor
the defense. The jury returned w
diet tf not guilty. George Glrard plead
guilty to c:tM stealing. Sentence was
deferred. Court then adjourned till 9
O'clock this morning. Iu the
case of tho rerb; vs. Bell
Wnilama, the Ttrdlct was not guilty, j
From what we understand of the facte in '
the case, and at they apDearod before the.
jury, no otner result oouM have been
reached by an enlightened and conscien
tious Jury. The verdlet was certainly
The following Is a list of the peUt Ju
rors selected for the fourth and fifth
weeka of the present term of the circuit
court : South Cairo J. H. F.nglish, Sam
Williamson, Lent Malbourn.Pat Mockler,
W. J. Sandusky, Jas. P. Miller, Sol. Sil
ver, Joseph I. Able. North
Cairo Amandus, Jackel, D. J.
Galligan, Eugune Wheeler, J. H.
Beechcr, A. Swoboda, Wm. Kendall.
Uiziewood Jahn Cauble. H. II. Kolh,
A.J. Thompson. Unity John W. Irby,
John Lynch, Ml.-hael Lynch. Jese
Glasgow. Char Creek -W. C. Haynes,
llohcrt M. Edmundson, Ell Douglas and
John H. Price. Thebes J. C. Llghtner,
Henry Wldpkins, Joseph Christian.
Santa Fa Michael Lazare and John M.
Dutton. Goose Island John Wal
ker, E ijah Dickinson and Enos
Berry. D Tojth J. S. Kyal.
Two of tli i parties implicated in the
burglaries committed in this city on lut
Friday night have been arrested, aad are
now In the county jail. A part of the
property stolen was found la the posses
slon of the thieves when arrested. The
day following the burglary Sheriff Saup
received Information which led him to
believe the thieves had left the city by the
Cairo aud Vincennes road the morning
after the burglary, and he telegraphed to
the officer! at Carml, giving a descrip
tion of the thcires and requesting
them to be on the lookout. Late
in the day be received word
hat the parties had been arrested, and
would be held until his arrival. Sherlfl
Saup went after them on Sunday, and
they are now in the county Jail. There
were others interested in the burglaries,
but they hare probably succeeded in
making their escape. The gang was
composed of four persons, three men and l
one woman, all colored. John Forest i
and Cora Gray, alias Anderson, are the
parties under arrest.
Bokt. II . I smliihiini, S'uiunttaalon
neretaaBl, nire, lit.
From the United States Biographical Diction
ary ami i orixau uauerr til r.nuuent ana &eT
Robert Henry Cunningham, merchant,
of Cairo, was born In the county of Ty
rone, Ireland, on the 26th of October,
1820. His parents were Robert and Anna
(Rogers) Cuuniugham. The fauiily is of
Scotch descent, the grandfather of Mr.
Cunningham haying been a native of Ed-
a burg and a staunch old school Presby
terian. He was educated in the common
(parochial) schools of bis native town,
0.nagh, till the age ot seventeen years,
learned the common branches ot English
atid mathematics, after which he served
for two yeara as cleric under the board
ot public works, Ireland, aud at the
age ot twenty, in the year H9,
immigrated to America, and settled iu
Pittsburg, where he remained some five
years, engaged .In clerking for Brown &
KHpatrlck, wholesale groccr3. After
this he acted as salesman on a steamboat,
operating on the Ohio and Mississippi
rivers ; sold goods at the various landings
and plantations bordering upon the river
tor about a year, after which ho removed
to Cairo, and engaged in business on his
own account He bad saved a small sum
out of his previous earnings, which he
invested in a stock of boat stores, and
sold supplies to the various steamers ply
ing upon the rivers, tor a period of
twenty months, during which he realized
the then large sum of four thousand dol
lars. After this he took Mr. J.
M. Reed in partnership with
him, and opened a dry goods store;
bniit the first house on the Ohio levee (a
lrame structure) and for twenty years
kert die principal store in Cairo; sold
3Ut lu ls73, and has since been engaged
In the forw ardlng and commission busl-!
uCis. lie commenced Ufa without a dol
lar of enpit. 1, and is now one of the
principal money d men of Southern III-!
inois, and is, moreover, one of the most j
influential men ol Ids city.
He is iu communion with the Presby
terian denomination of Christians, aud
Is atrusted and leading member of the
chureh to which he belongs, and txer-
clses a wholesome lufiuenbo in the com
Politically, be has generally acted with
the Democratic party, but he has never
held an office, other than being alder
man ot the city. He is a director of the
City National bank, of tho Enterprise
Savings bank, and also a director of the
gas company of Cairo.
He is quit" domestic lu his Uates and
habits, fond ot home and devoted to his
family. Like most countrymen, he is
proverbial for his hespitality, a warm,
generous and wholesonled friend, a care
ful business man, prudent, frugal and
He has beeu three limes married : first
to Miss Ann, daughter ot Charles Mitch
ell, Esq., native of the town of Clougher,
Tyrone county, Ireland. She died in
Pittsburg In 1SI8, leaving one child, Rob
ert, now a farmer In Pulaski county, Illi
nois. Iu November, 1652, he married
Mrs. McKinuey, a native of Canada. She
died In 1805, without Issu-. On the 13th
of February, lSGft, he married Miss Alice
Peters, daughter of Eraser Peters. They
have had four cli lldreu, two of w hom sur
whom sur -ed
Vive, Harry and Thomas, aged
tivelj seven aud four years
See advertisement ot T. J
eral Insurance agent. Mr. Kertlt
promptly attend to any business you may
entrust him with in the Insurance line.
itopulari!lustratd boo f jfopage'
lI.UMIOOUl WOMAkMOOBl M ABJUAOa I
Impediments to Marriage the cause
and cure. Sent four tig aevifad, post
ata tor co cents. By oa. w. WHirre,
6(7 St. Charles Street, St Louis,
Mat ar saeeealest. Blee4 ! '
Waa Dvisrsm, Rrraa Rarot,
Jan. ie, i77.
M. ST. I tit.
i!Xtfzz " ,0 x 14
MasbvUle t 1 x a
St. Louis lit u
Memphis ...... . 4 e X t
yicksbnrff 3 u X ft
New Orleans IB a ft
Belgw Ui(h water of 1ST.
. , JAMBS waiaoN.
sTtsaat. Slmai Service. U.S. A..
Business on the levee is very dull.
River has commenced to swell, having
risen 3 feet during the last 24 hours
No damage has been done by the gorge.
Owing to heavy ice In the harbor,
Capt. Keiser, superintendent ot the An
chor Line, was summoned to our city to
assist Capt. Riley In protecting his fleet.
Saw logs from the box factory are
quietly gliding down the river,
having been cut loose by
the pressure of the ice
The Joe U. Bigley has been plying up
and down the harbor keeping a vigilant
watch on our coal fleets and other river
property Freight from St. Louis is
coming by the Illinois Central railroad
and 30Rsigned to the Henry C. Yaeger,
which will leave on or about aaturday.
Col. Jas. Rearden, ot Valley Farm,
lias returned from New Madrid. You
can now find him at his ofiice, where ne
will inform you regarding the re
ceiving and also rate en freight
Mr. Lee Perry, the popular clerk of the
Capitol City, is in the city, a id will re
main here some time, as he has secured a
position under Halliday & Phillips.
Capt. G. W. Llghtner, of the
Emma C Elliott, esnie down from
St. Louis yesterday, and ii to
assume command of the Chester.
The City of Vieksburg will drop down
to-morrow and take freight for Vieks
burg and way Pilot Theodore Hill
passed down yesterday en route for
steamer Susie Silver, wbitber he goes to
stand at the wheel Capt. Ben Ha-
ward Is at Carml.
The Rural Sew-Yorker,
Now comes to us with sixteen clean
neatly-printed pages, embellished with
tine UiuMraUous aud full ot scientific and
practical agriculture and literature. For
the agriculturist and the family circle it
is an indispensable weekly visitor. Its
editor-in-chief Is the ccW'irated horticul
turist, A. S. Fuller, associated with
w horn are E. S. Carman and X. A. Wil-
lard, while, as special contributors, they
are assisted by such men as William
Robinson, Charles Downing, Charles V.
Riley, Thomas Meehan, James Vlck, and
many others of equal eminence in their
respective scientific and practical speci
alties. It keeps lu moral tone to that
high standard which tits it tor any family
in the laud. The mother can rclyupon
il to furnish household reccipes for dally
use, pleasant stories for leisure reading
and excellent moral entertainment for
the children. Tho father may confi
dently look lor the latest experiments
and discoveries in his daily avocations
accompanied by good advice and care
fully revised markets, embracing nearly
every product for sale. In addition to
this its publishers, (theRural Publishing
Co., 78 Duance St., New York, as an ac
knowledgment of tbeir late increased pat
ronage, have reduced its price to only
$2.50 a year. Send to them for a speci
men copy, which they will mail to you
Ot .the Alexander County Bank ot
Cairo, Illinois, on Monday, January 1st,
Loans and discounts..... $ 9,410 79
Due from other banks 7,013 88
Cash on hand 14.444 93
Outfit and Urniture - 6,000 00
Expenses 4,180 82
Premium 17 w
Total 81,967 47
Capital stock, $50,000, paid ln..$ 95,000 00
Deposits - W).l5 71
Earnings 6,801 74
F. Baoss, President,
H. Wblls, Cashier.
Sworn to and subscribed before me,
this 4th day el January, 1877.
1-Mw Ketary Publle.
Peter Xlisnasarttiata Oat f lb Ashaa
Mr. Peter Zimmerman, cleaner, reno
vator and repairer of clothing, was
burned out la the big fire of Saturday
morning last, but is already ready to
serve the public and his old customers
again. Ho has opened out in John Xiy
laad's old stand, at the corner of Com
mercial avenue and Tenth street, and re
spectfully solicits patronage from old aad
new friends, if you have a coat, a vest
or a pair of pantaloons that needs clean
ing or repairing, Uko it to Peter Zimmer
man and he will make it as good as new
at a price that will astonish you by its
cheapness. Remember Peter Zimmer
man, at the corner of Commercial avenue
and Teuth street. 12-19-liu
y CAIRO, ILLINOIS.
OrriCK : At residence oa Kiatfe Street, between
Watnioa'toa avenue and Walaut street.
WM. TRIGG & CO.
Al.ka - WKPSEsnAY
Special attention paid lo outside sales
. 81 riflaihi Sjireet, Cairo, iniatoia
C"As. 8. DsLAT. Aikatioaaar.
i. leuis Avertie' sMWf Cs. Leas. Me.
Evimvlilt, Cclr and Memphis
Steam Packet Co.,
PaduMh, SbAwnMtewxi Brans
Tille, LouierMe, Olnol&nftti
and an way landings.
Tbs eUfaat tl As-wheal steanMT
ALTX.R B . PBNMINUTOM...
Will leave Calra every
.SDA.T at S
The Seat steamer
I! If H.)lf AD..
Leave Caire every SATC.IIJAT.
r.'scu boat nukes close connections at Catxo
Witt, nrst-elaae steamers for ot. Louis, Mem
phis sad ew Orleans, sml at EvansvlLn illi
the K. a C. H. K. lor allpoiDts North and r...l
aadwiUtbe Iouisviiie Mail Mteamers lu. ai
points oa the Upper Uhio, giving- through
eelpts en freights aad passengers to all void.
For urtaer information apply ta
aUL. S1LVKR, Vaaaenger Agvmt.
HALLWAY BHUS., t ..
i. H. FHILUi'S, 'j Agents.
Or to ' U J.GRAMMF.lt,
superintendent and General Freight Agcat,
l-3-)-l r . K vansville Indiana.
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for the Touna on Either Bid of the
Atlantic" Outhamptoa (England) Obfrver.
The third volume of this incomparable
Magazine Is now completed. With it
elgut hundred royal octavo pagat, and Its
six hundred illustrations Its ajilenuid seri
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tbs bent of its kind. We have never yet
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St. Nicholas for 1877,
Which opens with .November, 1670, begins
A short and very entertalniDir serial from
the r'rencu, "Tke Kingdom of the Ureedy,"
a story adapted to tne 1 hanksgmng season.
AnoiDcr serial, ol ansorbing interest to iioyn.
"HIS OWN MASTER,"
By J. T. Trowbridge,
author of the "Jack Hazard Stories," he
gins In the Christmas Holiday umber.
Besides Hurlal stories, Christmas stories
lively sketches, poems and pictures (or the
holidiye, and some astonishing Illustrations
ol Oriental sport.,w lib. drawings by Siamese
The Christmas Holiday Number of
Buperbly Illustrated, contains a very inter
"TT1E B3YS OF MY BOYHOOD,"
By William Cullen Bryant ;
'The Horse Hotel." a livaly article, by
Charles A. Barnard, splendidly illustrated ;
"The Clock fn the sky," by Kichard A.
Proctor ; 'A Christmas Play for Homes or
Sunday-schools," "by Dr. Egleston ; "The
Peterkias' Christmas Tree, by l.uerstia
P.Hale: "Poetry and Carols ot Winter."
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