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UfiO -BUSINESS HOUSES.
' Note, Any bnslnwsllrm can hsvethres lines
pane, in this culuino under appropriate heading:
. liberate of l.t rr luouinar tU per year
oul)le quarter! j la iJnow,
'- If ant ware. Rtovea suae) Tin Ware.
' A.' HALLET-Peater In Stoves, Tin and Hard
ware, Uaiden and farmers' InrpleinenU, Wire
jcoiU, Uerlgerotor., i'nmp tad Ladders,
' IV commercial Avenue. Cuilering, and Job
Work doue on short notice.
' - r- " ' iii
i : ' l.ninbrr.
.T. &.MrAriKY-DUeT in liard and aort lum
ber, flooring, ceiling, si'linK sud surfaced
lumber, lath sad shingles. Office and yard
' corner Twentieth street und Washington avenue
LANCASTER KICK-Dealers In suh.
tours, bliods, etc., hard and soft lumber and
lUngles. Yard ami ollii. Commercial avenue,
Mruer 17th street.
D. ilAUTMAN Dealer in (Jueenawere, Toys,
.Lasne and all a Inds of fancy articl-a. (Jomiucr
ial a venae, corner Olh atreet.
WILLIAM WlNTER-xih atreet between
?onirnerclal avenue and WantiingUin avenue.
('lotbietg and Merchant CailorliiK.
JOHN ANTRIM Merchant Tailor and dealer
In Heady Uade Clothing. 78 Ohio Levee.
Real Katale Agencies.
M. J. HOWLKY Real Katatc Agent. Iluya
and aella real estate, eollccta ranu. pays Uses
tor non-reaidenta etc. Commercial avenue, be
tween Ninth and Tenth Street.
HINKLK k T1U8TLEWOOD
CotUm and Tolcco Faetors and pro
iihetora of tin Farmers Tobaiwo Warehoute.
Vi A 17 Conunmerciul Avenue.
j Central Forwarding and Commiasion
merchant, fur the aale or Farm, Uanlen, Or
chard and Dairy 1'roduee. Ohio Levee.
EA. WIIFELOt KAcO.
(jeeeral Forwarding and (omniiisinn
merehaata, and dealers in oil kinds of r run and
Produce. W Ohio l.evee. ConaigniiirnU aulic
itad, Hutncils furnMud on afpliutuon .
ILLINOIS CENTRAL E. B.
St. Louis & Chicago
The) only Road Bunning Two
Daily Trams from Cairo,
. Train I Leave Cairo
2:20 p.m. Fast fcXpreita, arriving lit St.
Louis 8:00 p. m.; Chicago, 7:00, a.m.
1:20 P.m, CINCINNATI ti LOUIS
VlLLB FAST LINE
Arriving! n Cincinnati 8.30, am.; Louls
ville, 8:'i.a m.: IndUnapolis, 4.15 a.m.:
Passengers by tiii train arrive at above
OF AXY OTflZB K0UTE.
310 p. m. Fast Mail with sleepers attach
ed, lor ST. LOUIS and CUICAtiU,
arriving in St Loul at ;' a.m. Clii
caeo at iMl p.m. Connecting at Odin
or K (ting ham lor Cincinnati, Louisville
FAST TIME EAST
k'aHMnpera by tliia line po through to
the East without any delay rauaed by
The SATUKDA i ArrEKNOON TRAIN
KKOM CAIRO AISHIVM IN NEW
YORK MONDAY MOUSING
AT 10- 3.
36 HOURS IN ADVANCE
OF ANY OTHER VOLTE.
Advertisements of competing line Ibat
tbey m ke better fine than thla one, are
are iaaued either through igr orance or a
desire to mialead the public.
Kor through ticket! and Inforroatlon,
ipply at llllno's Central H. U. Depot. Cairo.
TBAi.Vi AUUVB AT CHO.
Oeri'l Southern Axt.
J. n. Jones. Ticket Aut.
itlie enVcla nt error, and ahuiea in
earlv life. Manhood Heatoreil. Iin-
nedimenta lo marrl.ee removeii
iiiew nethod of treatment. New
and remarkable remedies. Ilxik
and circular. Kent free in eeuled
envelooea. Adiler.a liowann t
aocuTioii 418 N. Ninth I'hlla-;
delpbla. la. An lnt!tutlnn nav
linga high reputation lor honor
alile conduct and profeational
Tobacco and rigfra
JIerchants,groct'r, and snloon-kcepors
abould not loret that Messrs. CorlU &
Rankin, proprietors ol tlio Prairie State
Tobacco Factory at Metropolis, have
opened an estuollshtnent at the corner
of Six t a street and Ohio levee in this
city where they wil. do a wholesale and
retail business in the tobacco and cigar
' line. They have on hand the largest
and most complete stock ot
obacco and cigars ever opened
In Cairo, and are prciiared to
supply the wants of the trade at the
' lowest living prices. Dealers are in
yited to call and examine their stock.
Pletorca and Bracket.
X. C. Ford hat removed his Variety
Bracket store to Washington avenuo
near Tenth street, llo has opened a
' large stock of brackets, shelves, frames,
.' chroraos, picture cord and tassels, cur
tain tassels, fancy nails, bat racks, etc.
' Picture framing mado a speciality
Chromos mounted lo t!ic cheapest and
best style. lm
Wood I Wood ! ! Wood ! ! t
' The Cairo Box and Basket company
' - will deliver wood in auy part ol tlio city
at $1.12 J a load ; also kindling at 5 cents
a bundle. Orders may be lclt with YV.
H. Mori is, secretary, at his ofllco In the
CHy National bank building 27-23
. t warta Removed.
A positive euro. Painless and stain'
less. Price $1, Order from Dr. ljulncy
A. Scott, 278 Penn avc., Plttsbury, Pa,,
or through any drufrglst. A liberal dis
count to dealers. Circular free.
, . 1 . , ' Room to l.ci,
SuituUe for a bed rooui lurnislied or uu-
furnished. For particulars Inquire on
',l the pro imscs ot Sins. M. B. H ariibi l. tf
Three mules, spring wagon and bar.
iiess, very low. Apply to James Ross.
A house on Division street, between
Washington avenue and Walnut street.
Apply w . W KMITB' .
The knlghta of the above order meet
at their hail the lint and third Mondar
in ttucu tnonin. loiumercmt aveuuc, in uovr
aoutli of 1 JUi mt, at 8 p.m.
John ft. IIolmkh, (j. Ci. M.
AMCALON LODOE, Mu. 51.
KniEhta of Pvtliiaa. meeta every Frl
-t) diiy niKbt at hall-umt aeven, in Odd
SO tellowi' Hall. Uo,
- ALEXANDER LOUliB, NO. HU.
J V liulepcniieiil Order of Cdd-VI-4tfu
g Iowa, iiuyu every Tburwiay night
r.r at half-uaittaevkn, in their hall on
)niuwrrjal avenue, Imtwmii ninth nut? Seventh
'rec-u Vtiu. K. llAwamx, N. 0.
tVIRO KNCAMPMENT, I. O. O. F., meeU
Kjn PUd-FilloWi' Bail on the Arat and third
i!i In every mouth, at half-pant aeven
A. Com IKON, C P
A CAlitOLOUUK. NO. 17, A. r. A A. M.
liol'l n-gulnr eoiniuunlratinna in Ma
TJfnH: Hull, corner Commercial avenue
' 'and Kighth street, on the lecond and
'ourth Monday of each month.
HATCH OF AUVEBIHf XU.
r3AU hills for advertising, are due and pay
able l!f AIVA(.a
Transient advertising will be inaertcl at tlm
rate of II 00 per aiuare for the flint inirvrtion
and 5" cents for each eubsequent one A libural
discount will be male on standing and dlipl
For Inserting funeral notice 1 H) Notice ol
meeting of societies or secret oniern 6U cents fur
Church, (Society, restlval and Sapper notices
will only be Inserted as vlvertieemeiiu
No advertiaejuknt will be received at leas than
80 cents, and no advertisement will be inserted
for Ira. than three dollars per month
LOCAL nrNIXLfta WOICKS
Of one square (8 lines space) or more, in
serted in the rii'LLKTiN as follows : (Less
than one square counted as a tenure.)
One insertion per square $ 60
Two Insertions per square. 75
Three insertions per square 1 00
Six Insertions per square 1 75
Two weeks per square 2 CO
One month per square- 3 50
Special rates maile on larjre adverlise
Mnt or (or lnn?fr time,
Grand Steamboat Excursion
Splendid S tcamer
W ill leave Cairo
Saturday Evening, June 16, 1877.
At 2 o'clock p. m.. arriving at Colum
bus at 4 p. in., nil I at llakraan 5:J0 p, tn.
Ketnminir, the boat will leave Hick
mau nt S p. m., arriving at Columbus at
10 p. m. urn) reachttiif Cairo at i ni.
The boat will lnnd at Fillmore, Keutih ky,
both going and coming
Fire forScul I:;: !::.!::; U:dz
Supper 50 tints. A j?ond time guaran
teed to all. Ben Howard, Capt.
l or tickets or intortnatiuri apply to
J a, liuvi. Agent.
THURSSDAY. JUNE 11 1677.
For artistic Photographs at a moderate
yst call at GtlsUve WetruH's Gallerj-.
Have Yon a C ough T
That dry, hacking cough is the herald
ot approaching consumption. To cheek
tho swllt progtves ol the destroyer,
prompt and decisive measures aiust be
resorted to. A dose ol Dr. Morris' Syr
up of Tar, Wild Cherry and Uurebuund,
taken when the coughing (.pi lls come on,
will aflord immediate relief, and event
ually crlect a thorough cure. It will be
lound equally bem flclal In all turm ol
throat and lung disorders. In cases of
croup it is of Inestimable value, fall at
the druji store ot
and inquire about it. They will lumlsh
you with a trial slzo bottle for 10 cents.
Large sizes 50 cents and One Dollar.
Also, agents for Prot. Parker's rieas-
ant orm Syrup, which never tails.
Pleasant to take, and requires no physic
Price 25 cent.
Iluse, Looruis & Co., dealers In north
cm lake ice, have removed their oltice
from the eorncr of Eighth street and
Ohio levee to the Ice houses one door be
low the St. Charles hotel, and are now
delivering lee In all parts of the cifyi
Those desiring the cold stutl will leave
their orders at the new ofllco, where they
will receive prompt attention.
James Kavanavgh, Manager.
Cairo, Ills,, May 17, 1877. D-17-lui
The majority of people sutler to a gicutcr
or lesser degree from this sad altllctlon:
many unthinkingly cultivate it by Inauffi-
tly masticating their food; others whose oc
cupation Is of a sedentary character have
forced on them, the excessive use of to
bacco, etc., all tend to develop it. The
symptoms vary, one sullcrlns severely
after meals, another only slightly, coustipa
tionor dlarrahca, flatulence, variablo ap.
petite, cto., are only a few of its unnleas
ant consequences. Now what id required,
is attention to diet, agisted by a remedy
which aids tho natural secret inns in the ai
mcntary canal and produces again a nor
mat solveuuy of lood. Such a valuable
remedy is the celebrated Home Stomach
Mothers will crow weary and sigh
oyor tho responsibility thai baby places
upon them, but tbey have the high prlvl
lego of shaping a character for useful
ncss. The oxerciso ot pt.ticnco and tho
preservation of baby's health by the prop
er uso of Dr, Bull's baby syrup will glvo
them great present comfort and pros
poctive happiness. 23 cents per bottle.
iAppoltatuieut or Assignee.
Southern district of Illinois .
At Cairn Mav 2Htb. 1877.
The uiukyshinud hnrohv elves notice ol
bis appoint nitnt a assignee of Ciane A
awn of f oreman, in tne county oi joun
- - .1 t I IIIh-Ij lfkln . I u
trloi who have been adjudged bankrupts
ca creditor's petltlou by the district court
ol saiu uiitnoi, . wbohcik msubh,
Taat. Lonu Tia. VlHsan
rassengeri loafing Cairo at 5 a. m
reach St. Louis at 3:13 n. m. This U
iron) two to five hours in advance of all
other lines making direct connection for
Chicago and all points northwest. This
is the only line running through Irom
Cairo to the Union depot, St Louis. In
daylight. Itates as low as any,
P. A. Miller,
1 w, General Tassscger Agent.
Free I.nnchl-kree lulc!
At Louis C. Herbert's, Merchants Ex
O. A. Hurker, Eq., and Hon, John
S. Cm in, of Vienna, were in the city
Carpets and ollclotheg, the finest ever
brought to Southern Illinois, at J. Bur
The Oud-Fellows go to Hickman
to-day, on tho T. F. Eckert. They are
looking forward to a gay time.
Ladles' linen suits and dusters ot all
styles at Burger's, 124 Commercial ave
nue. 1-10 lm
Dabney Johnson was convicted of
burglary in the circuit court yesterday,
and senteueed to three years in the pen'
The crown flitter can now be
bought at D. Jlurtman's queeaaware
store at f 1.50 each. J-3t
Charley Johiifon, on trial in the cir
cuit court yesterday, charged with br
ghtrizing the Cairo and Vincetines rail
road warehouse, was discharged.
All the latest pittems In glass fruit
jura and J;IIy glasses, at 11 art man's
queensware store, at lowest prices. !)-tf.
Co to the Merchants Exchange to
night to hear the celebrated Chicago
string band, and enjoy the giand tree
lunch, and drink ice cool shoo fly glasses
of beer at five cents.
Burger's prices on fancy and staple
goods are astonishingly low. (.'all on
him if you want to secure upright,
honest bargains. 1-10-lm.
For notions and fancy good of erery
conceivable description, go to Burger's.
He is the king dealer of the city, and
never fails to give satisfaction. 1-I01m
The strawberry festival given last
evening by Mr. Egnew, proprietor ol
the St. Charles hotel, for the benetlt ol
tho Mt. Carmel sufferers, was attended
by a very large number of citizens, and
the all'uir was a success in every way.
Shcrill Saup returned to the city yes
terday. He says, tho account given in
the St. Louis papers of tho escape ol the
mtn Davis vud Donnelly, was substan
tially correct. The bherifl, alter spend
ing two days in searching for Uicm, put a
couple of experienced detectives on their
track, and returned to Cairo. He has
strong hopes of capturing tuciu.
The Cairo City Bindery, A. V. l'yatt
A Co., proprietors, is now turning out
work ol'evety description in their line in
first-class and workmanlike manner, lm
Burger's stock ol dry goods is un
doubtedly the very finest to be lound In
Cairo, and for sutMactory bargains ladies
should be sure to give him a call.
Solonian Tan-Ira, at the old stand,
114 Commercial avenue, is now offering
Ids choice stock of dry good. and cloth
ing at great bargains. Call ou him.
Persons having magazines, periodi
cals, etc., whl ih they desire to have bound
should take iVm to the Cairo City Bind
ery, where they will be d nieal reasonable
rates and in flrst-clas order. 1-lm
Justice of the Peace Coinings, having
removed to Judge Bross' office, corner
of Commercial avenuo and Eleventh
street, will be found in his office from
8 to 12 o'clock, a. in., daily. 1-3-tf.
Burger is offering the finest ot grenr
adlnes, light summer dress goods, silks
and lawns at remarkably low prices, to
close out tor the season. 1-10-lm.
For sale by Winter & Stuart, a sec
ond hand piano, a fine Instrument war
ranted to be in good order. For price
and terms call on or address,
Wister & Stuart, Agts,
tf. No. Ill Commercial Avenue.
Strangers who visit Cairo should
never fail to call on Burger, the mam
moth dry goods dealer. The display ot
fine goods In his establishment, 124
Commercial avenue, has never been
equaled by any house in Cairo. 1-10-lin
Palatable medicines. Ayer's Cherry
Pectoral is a honeyed drop ot relief ; his
C'Athartie Pills glide sugar coated over the
palate; and his Sarsaparllla is a noctar that
imparts vigor to lile, restores health and
expels disease. Waterford (Pa.) Adver-
tcr. 0-0-1 w
Tickets for tho Old Folks Concert
may be procured at Barclay Bros., M.
McGauley's, B. F. Parker's, I
Sehuh's, W. L. Bristol's and E. C.
Ford's. Adults 50c children 25c.
Burger's dry good's house, No. 124
Commercial avenue, Is the palace store of
Egypt, and his clerks tho most polite,
atl'ablo and business-like men In the
trade. Bo sure and give Burger n call
before you buy elsewhere. 1-10'lui
F. M. Ward has gono into the ice
business, and Is now delivering pure lake
ice In all parts of tho city. Orders left
with him will receive prompt attention,
and tho purity of tlio ice delivered guar
anteed. - 1 2-lin
Jucob K Ice, corner of Washington
avenuo and Twelfth street, is now pre
pared to supply the citizens of Cairo with
pure lako ico at tho lowest living prices.
Uis wagon makes dally rounds, mid will
deliver ice in any part ot the city, ico
depot at corner Washington avenue and
Twelfth street, wltero all orders should
bo left. 1-2-tf
Charley Pllflerllnglii order to satisfy
tho wants ot the people of Cairo and
straugcrs who may visit Cairo, has fitted
up In connection with his par excellent
"Our Sulpon," a ladles restaurant, Ills
larder Is at all timet abundantly supplied
with tho choicest luxuries, and lor a flue
lunoh, or a cool, refreshing drink of any
' description, iCbarlcy rffTerllng'l is lit
Mr. Tim Gorman, superintendent of
trects, went to work with his gang of
assistants on tho tra:k In St. Mary's
park yesterday, and will put the same In
good condition, according to i he Induc
tions ot the1 council, with all possibl i
haste, that it may be In good rotidition
tor tlu coming races on the fourth' of
The "Bthy's Rest rend" u the most
spo'opriate title for r Duil'a C iby Syrup.
It Is absolutely tree (rout opium, morphia
and other pswerlul agents, Is perfeutly
sate and reliable under all circuta.Uuces,
and by allaying the usual stomach and
bowel d i. orders of babyhood keeps tbe
child Irom Iretllng and crying, so Injurious
to itself ami aunoying to all. l'riee 25
cents. ci Iw
We are Informed that the sale of to
bacco to take placo tc-day at 10 o'clock
at tho Farmers' warehouse, will be the
largest ol the season. The proprietors,
Messrs. llinkle & TbLnlcwood, .'tilorui
us they will offeronehumlred hogsheads,
consisting mostly of Kentucky tobacco.
They expect also to have a large sale on
Friday. Those interested in the Cairo
tobacco market should make a note of
Refrigerators, the very best, at A.
llalley's, 113 Commercial avenue. Also,
stoves and tinware, toilet ware, table sud
pocket cutlery, garden and farmers' im
plements, plows, eorn planters and shelt
ers, sulkey rakes, and a general stock ol
atoves, tin and hardware, llower stands,
both wire and wood, flower trailers, dif
ferent styles, hanging barkets ot all
kinds ; the larget variety ol bird cages
in the city and will be sold very low at
A. Bailey's, 115 Commercial avenue.
Jim Orange, whom Constable John
Gladney "took In out of the wet" on
Monday, for attempiiog to make a grecse
spot out ot a youug colored boy on Thir
teenth street, was up before Judge Bird
for trial yesterday morning, lie was
adjudged guilty of being drunk aaj dis
orderly, and lined five dollars and eofiU.
He had no money to pay bis way out,
and went over for seven days, au4 will
labor on the streets.
Alexander county i3 undoubtedly
ahead in the matter of new whea. Mr.
Tom McC'lurc, the champion farmer of
Southern Illinois, has been the llrst to
reap the new harvest. On Monday last
he cut lorty acres ot as line wheat on his
Clear Creek farm as wai ever harvested
in Southern Illinois. Mr. A. C. Battle
son of Pulaski, cut several acres on Mon
day or Tuesday, said to be excellent
George Titus is tho name ot tho
young man who Chict cnaney Ar-
ter pulled on suspicion that he was the
tnan who had played so tiuo for tour
dollars on the greener Simon Taylor, on
Halliday and Phillips wharihoat Monday.
George was drunk when the otlleer
grabbed him, and was lined only five
und costs, because Simon could not be
found, lie had no money, aed promised
to leave town inside of an hour, it the
chid would lei him g, and he lull.
The Odd Fellows' excursion on the
steamer f. F. Eckert, to Hickman, Ivy.,
t i moinltig. promises to be a
graRd affair, from all indications. There
will be much enjoyment to all, whether
young or old. gay or sedate. Excellent
uiuic wiil be discoursed, as the Silver
Cornet Baud and EUcnberg's Siring
Baud accompany the party. The tare
forihe round irip has been fixed at $1
fur gentlemen 75 cents lor ludit'. 50
Cr-nts tor children over scen years.
Children under seven years will go Irec.
The boat will leave the wharf Irom the
fo'it of sixth atreet, at halt past i-even
Murder Will out.
A tew years ago "August Flower' was
discovered to b a certain cure tor dyspep
sia and liver complaint, a few thin dyspep
tics made known to their friends bow
ea.ily and quickly thsy had been cured by
its u-e. The great merits of Green's
August Flowtr became heralded through
the country by one sutler to another, unt I,
wit' out advertising, its sale has become
immense. Druggists in every town in the
United States are selling it. No person
suffering with sour stomach, si :k headache,
costiveness, pa'pitation of the haart, indi
gestion, low spirits, etc., can take tbe;e
doses without relief. Go to Taul O. Schuh
and get a bottle for 75 cents and try it.
Sampto bottles 10 tents.
A Point on Which tbe Doctors Agree.
Physicians who have tested tbe Iloetct
ters Stomauh Bitters concur in rcpre sent
ing It to be an eminently safe stimulant, far
preferable to the ordinary liquors of com
merce, not only because It is medicated,
but because it Is infinitely pure. Its alco
holic bads is the Uncut old rye, and this is
tempered and rendered medicinal by the
curative Ingredients ot botanic origin
which it holds in solution. It has often
been imitated, but sever rivaled, and is
to-day the leading tonia diuretic and aper
ient in America. Malarial fevers arc pre
vented and remedied by, and it is a thor
oughly reliable medicine in caies of dys
pepsia, coustipaiion, liver complaint, rbeu
mHticm, gout, nervousness, urinary af
fections. It Improves the appetite, in
creases the bodily stamina, checks prema
ture decay, as a sustaining and comforting
cordial fur tlio aged and infirm is unequal
A tew Things Ihnt wo Know ,
Wo know that a Ulsordcred stomach or
liver produces more tutlering than any oth
er cause. We know that very few pbysl
eisus are successful in these diorders
We know that DaCosta's radical cure will
without the shadow of a doubt, almost aV
mediately relieve and permanently cure all
of the distressing symptom". Wo know of
thousands who are willing to testify that
what we say Is true to tho letter. We
kno.v that if you will glvo It a fair trial,
you will let us add your name to tbe
'cloud of witnesses." Will you give it a
trial, and do it oowr Trial size only 25
cents, Sold by Barclay Bro.
Prof. Paikcr's Pleasant Worm Syrup Is
perfect y safe and extremely palatanle.
No pbyslo required. Costs 2i cents. Try
MUNI0 PAL MUCK.
The Matters the City Council
Have Wrestled With.
About 37,000 tct of Earth to tie
Dumped omnierrlHi Annua
Above f wcutlelti atrtel.
Award of Contracts -Petitions Granted
Tko XyiUo Krew and tho Park
Ciaima Allowed, etc., etc.
Adoption ot Aa Ordinance Creating
Office of Coiporatioa Cooa.sl.
Tho city council met in regular ses
sion on Tuesday evening, with the fol
lowing members present: His honor,
Mayor Winter, and Aldermen II illld iy,
Lancaster, O'Callahan, Rittenhouse,
Thlstlewood, Wood, Wright, and 'o
cura. SHOVED OVXR.
On motion ol Alderman Wood the
reading of the minutes of tbe previous
meeting was dispensed with, and tho
council at once proceeded to grind out
the business belore It.
CITY OmCKRS' REPORTS.
At the last meeting of the council, the
report of City Treasurer Parker was re-
lerrcd tot'je city clerk for examination.
The clerk made his report, which was
on motion, of Alderman ilitteiihouse re
ceived anil approved and ordered filed.
nArriNESs fob Tim cprow.v people.
The n port of the committee on streets
to whom was referred, by resolution, the
petition of a number of up town people,
asking lor the grading and tilling ot
Commercial avenue, above Twentieth
street, was received and re id, as follows :
"We would ruotnmend that a UU he
made unon Commercial avenue, say
between Twentieth and Twenty-eighth
streets, the estimated amount ot earth
required being eight hundred yards.
Would further recommend that the
proposed work be doue by contract,
and that the city clerk Invite proposals
Alderman llalliday moved to receive
the report and that the recommendation
ot tho committee be concurred in, and
the city clerk Instructed to advertise for
proposals for doing the work, and report
such proposals on Juno 25th Inst.,
wliiii p,'ailed by a unanimous vote.
TItK JIY81IO eHKW'g 1'EliriOX CHANTED.
The committee on streets reported also
on the petition read at the last meeting,
from the Mystic Krcw of Comus, asking
the U'-e of St. Mary's Park on the Fourth
of July, recommending that the came be
granted, and instructing superintendent
Tim Gorman to sec that the guarantees
as to the injury of the park be strictly ad
hered to. The prayer ot the Krew was
granted on motion ol Aldermau Thi-tle-wood,
ANi WALNUT AXl) CEUKK TOO.
The report ot the street committee un
the petition of sundry citizens residing
in the neighborhood of the corner of
Walnut and Ceder streets settlug forth
the bad condition ol that thoroughfare,
and asking that repairs be made, was
next read. Thu committee recoiu
mended the granting tho prayer of the
petitioners, and the clerk be or
tiered to advertise for proposals lor
doing the work. On motion of
Alderman Wood the report was re
ceived and the rt-coiumend.ktinn ot the
committee concurred in Ity a full vote.
TUG CITY StCALKS TO BE KEl'AIHEO.
The etreet coiiiuiitii e next reported on
the report of Joe Bross. which was re
ferred to tln tu at the previous m.-eilng
of the council. Thr-v recommend
that the city scales undi-i go a gfi.eral
overhauling, mid p t inlo in.-r con
dition to do the worn they are iutciidcd
tor. Aldermau Hulliday tuov d to re
ceive the committees' report, ami in
struct the street committee to bee that
the necessary repairs are made. Curried
COOK AND DCNXER THU Ll'CKY MEN.
The street committee reported that
after due consideration of the subject,
and carefully examining the bids of
Messrs. Devore, Fitzgerald, Madden,
Denny, Cook and Dunker, for the con
struction ot sidewalks on Levee street,
between Tenth and Twelfth streets, thty
had come to the conclusion that tbe pro
posal of Messrs. Cook and Dunker met
their views, and recommended that their
bid bo accepted, whereupon Alderman
Wood moved the report be received, and
concurreu in, and that ttie proper ohTcert
be authorized to draw up a contract,
which motion prevailed by a unanimous
The committee on claims reported back
all bills received at the previous meeting,
which, on motion ot Alderman Wright,
were ordered paid, except those placed
on the pay roll in the name of Wm. Wolf
for labor on streets, which the committee
recommended should be paid, it the same
were presented in the name ot the par
ties who performed tho labor. The bills
were presented as required, and are as
P. Cochran, OJ days on streets with
team $22 50
James Adsin, I) days on streets $11 25
Jumes Keating, 10) days on streets $20 ill
James Keating, U days ou streets $11 25
Alderman Halliday moved, to re-commit
said bills to tho committee ou claims,
Willi instructions to report Instantcr.
Tho committee reported tho bills back,
Aldermau Halliday then moved that
tho report of tho committee be received
and the bills paid, which motion pre
Thu ordinance coumlttce, which body
at the previous meeting ot the council
was instructed to prepare an ordinance
providing for tho appointment of a cor
poration counsel, presented tho follow
ng document, which was read lor
the first time :
Ordinance No. An ordinance pro
vldlng for the appointment of a jorpora
tlon oounsel :
Be it ennctcd by tho city council ot
the i l'y ol Cairo.
Section 1 There shall be appointed by
the mayor, by and with the advice and
content of the city council, a corporation
Section V It ahull be the duty ot tho
Corporation council to ire bis legal
opinion upon all qu ttlons and subjects
pertaining to the Interests or concerns ol
the city, which may be esuccl dly referred
or submitted to him, by the council, or
any oi its committees, or any officer of
Hie dUy; also to Uralt such legal papers
and writings as may be specially re
quired of him by the Mayor, or auy reso
lution ot the City council, and which by
law or usage shall ix pr parvd at the ex
pense ol the city ; and also, whenever
theretiuto specially requested by the city
Alton. ey. Mayor or city council to take
charge ot ami perloriu all duties of lead
ing counsel lit the prosecution or ileteat.
as the case may be. In any suit or suits,
action or actlonsv brought or to be
brought In any court, w her In the city
shall be pliilntlfl, excepting only such
eases as may be ngieeil upon between
tbe ui'iyor and finance committee, und
said corporation counsel.
Section S The salary of the corpora
tion counsel shall b i $1,100 per annum.
Section 4 Belore entering upon the
duties of his office, th? corporation coun
sel shall enter Into bond In the sum of
$2000, for the faithful performance or his
Tnos. W. Ualmday,
. Charles O. Patier,
On motion ot Alderman Thlstlewood,
the rules were suspended and the ordi
nances put on its second reading
WE HAVE A CORPORATION COUNSEL.
The ordinance was then read a secoud
time, and on motion of Alderman W ood,
THE FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORTS,
The finance committee reported on the
resolution referred to them at the previ
ous meeting :
Your committee beg leave to report
on the accompanying resolution as fol
lows That inasmuch as the full pay
ment of all out standing certificates of
indebtedness issued for bui ding the new
levee. Is providid tn the lax levy of the
vear 187i . as reoulred by the ordinance
prov ding for the building ot the new
levee, that lt.ls unnecessay to tratisier any
tuml for the navmcnt of said certificates.
Your committee, iherelore, recommends
that the resolutions be not atiopreo
On motion ot Alderman ThUtlenood,
the report was recieved and the recom
mendation of the committee concurred
The finance committee, to whom was
reterred under resolution, at the pre
vious meeting, the expediency ot further
rcditcbg the outstanding interest bearing
scrip, reported as below:
It Is recommended that $0,000 be
taken from the general fund and trans.
ferred to city order redemption lumi,
and that that amount be applied in the
payment ot Interest bearing city orders,
under the direction of th finance com
mittee, upon a reduction by the holders
ot ten per centum of the principal ol said
bonds, one half of said trati-ler pi
ruent to be made at once, and one hull
on or before July 10th next.
Aldermau Wright moved that tlm, re
port be received and the recommendation
of the committee concurred in. which
OHIO LEVEE, A CRY TO HAVE IT REPAIRED.
A petition from sundry Individuals,
calling upon the council to turn its eagle
eve to the condition ot Ohio levee, was
r.'ad by the clerk. Ou motion of Alder
man Wood the patition was referred to
the street committee, with instructions
to comer with Col. S. S. Taylor and re
port at next meeting.
TUEY WAVr TO BUILD A PIIAViK HoLSE.
Major and Te-sier wa it to build a
frame? structure bi tween Commercial
and Washingion ayenues, that Is to ex-
tend from N. inh to Tenth ctreeu, und
a-keil htiiiiIoii ol the ulincil lo no so
bv a iieulion, eigneil by a number
of p operty hold' rs on those streets
Alilcruiau llalll'iav loove I to reler the
paper to the coiiiinillet; on police, jd!
Hil l fir.- ili pinnieiif, u h'ch wis carried.
"TUK OKE.tr MKIKI'OLITAN nLYMPiAII."
A prlMoll iroill.l. II. Mirk, gelie al
director of tbe great Metropolitan
Olympiad,'- who wants to exhibit m
Cairo about July 1, aking a reduction in
license, was received by the clerk, and
luid on the table ou tuotieii of Alderman
RESOLUTION TUB PARK TRACK.
By Alderman Halliday Resolved
that the committee on streets be instruct
ed to have the track in St. Mary's Park
put in good coudltion lor driving. Car
riid. A Nt'T FOR THE TAX JUMPERS TO CRACK.
By Alderman Wriout Whereas, a
number ol our largest property owners,
are now delinquent upon the tax books,
and, whereas, some are of longstanding,
working continual and great hardships
unon those of our citizens who do pay.
Therefore, Be it resolved that the or
ganization known as the '-Tax Payers
Association" Is respectfully and earn
estly requested to take such steps In tho
matter as will compel early payment
ot all Just taxes due the city, Adopted.
A HEALTH OFFICER WANTED,
By Alderman Wright. Resolved.
that a police officer be appointed it
the next meeting of the council, who
shall act as health otlleer in connection
with police duties, for any unexpired
part of June from date ol appointment,
and tor the months of July, August and
still hore time.
Alderman Wood, chairman of the
special raiload committee, asked for fur
ther time tor his committee to deliberate,
and raako a report, which was granted
The mayor stated that by reason of
representations of a number of persons,
in regard to the sickness of tbe wife of
ona Jordan Anderson, who had been
confined tn the city jail, far a trivial of
fense, he had released Anderson.
A NEW BRIDGE ACROSS CACHE RIVER.
A communication from the taxpayers'
association in reard to a no bridge
across Cache river iri the direction of
Mound City, and roads connecting there
with was read by the clerk, and on mo
tion ol Alderman Thlstlewood, referred
to tho comtnitteo on strcotsanddrainage.
The mayor nominated for the second
time, O. A. Osborn. lor street supervisor,
who was again rejeoted by the council,
the rota stantllnjr. ayes 4. Nays 4.
John C. Talbot was then placed In
nomination by lilt Honor, and Mr. Tal
bot was confirmed by a unanimous vote
of all the members present,
W. D. GILBERT OCR CORPORATION COCK'
. . . aiu ' "'
Tlia mayor then nominated W.U. Oil
I bctt to act a corporation counsel, tui
tbe nomination con armed by a vote
ot 8 ayes to ho rwyi. ' ' .
On motion ot Alderman Wood tbe
It tielble Advice.
Tou are asked every day through the
columns of the newspapers and by your
urugglst io use something for your dee.
dj pepsia aud liver complaint that yon
know nothing about, y iu g, t discouraged
spending m mey wl h bnt iltttin tueee.t.
Now '0 give you a satisfactory proof
Green's Augu t Flow, r wl:l cure you ot
dy-p. p.la and liver complaint with all its
en en, such as sour ttomicn, tick head
ache, habitual oostlvenese, palpitation of
the heart, heart burn, water-brash, fullness
at the pit of tbe itomach, yellow skin,
ted tongue, Indigestion, swimming ot the
head, low spirits, &o., w atk you to go to
Paul O. Sehuh's and get a sample bottle ot
Green's August Flowtr lor 10 cents and
try it, or a regular s ze for 75 cents. Two
doses will relieve you.
To all who are suffering from the
errors and indiscretions of youth, ner
vous weakness, early decay, loss of man
hood, etc., I will send a recipe that will
euro you, free of charee. This gnat
emedy was discovered by a mlssloinry
In South America. Send a self-ftd-dressed
envelope to the Rey. Joseph T.
Inman, Station D. Bible House, New
York City. 1-30-Cm
Wood I Wood 1 1
A large quantity of wood, 'ready lor
the stove, for sale at tho Cairo and Vln-
cennes railroad freight depot, at $800
per car. It
A delicate complexion is the best com
pared to a blooming rose; but when the
countenance is disfigured with blotch's
pimples, like weeds in a rose bed, tbe suf
ferer should promptly use Dr. Bull's Bio d
Mixture which quickly and effectually
eradicates such un'igbtly evidences of im
pure blood. H 8-'w
Wholesale Dealer In
Offioe, Corner Twelfth And
ICE by the Car Load or Ton Will be
packed for shipping.
PHIL SO WARD
p in AMvutipn I'l 1 1
.nm;mt or dvy time,
Llhthrvcf. Cairo, llllnola.
THE licit 'i'lality
of MEATS always
W. C. JOCELYN, D. D. C.
(Ulicc ou L'K'illi Mine: Ix'twcn Waehingkia
anl Com i.ttci il uvenuea, ( aim, IU.
.;. .3j;-t3 sn: TEBTnra
Boom and Board, 1st and 2d
Floors, $2,50 per Day.
Boom and Board, 3d floor S3. 00 Per Da
Special Rata by Weak or Momtk
A limited number of very desirable lam
rooms can be secured at reasonable rates lor the
I lie St. Charles is the larfrestanrl best sopoint
ed House iu .Southern Illinois, and is the lead
hotel in Cairo. Notwlih.tanilina the "A
Hock" reduction In urices. the table will.
usual, be liberally supplied with tbe very i
of everything that can se found in market.
Fine larire sum pie rooms for commercial trav
elers, on ground Door, free of charge.
nAii nagmireoi guests conveyeu toanusroai
thehotel without charge.
K. R. EDSEW
Order for Goal by tht) ear-loAd
on, or in hogaheada, for abipment
iromptlr Attended to. , ,
tkaTTo largo eonaumera and a
nanufaoturera, wo aro proper
x aupply any quantity, by tk
nontfi or year, at uniform rate.
cino cm con ccHAjrr.
tyHalliday Bro.'t MBoe, 5o TtOhloLsvse.
uainday Bro.'t trharfboat.
rf-A Kiryrtiao Mils, or
It-At the Coal Duaip, toot efTstttr-aUtaUl
rfPnti nmnt nrawar. mm . .
ASK YOUR TINNER
' Or hardware dealt fbf the
Saiadiid Enaslti frrrrix
Made only by the fteatiaf lUoaoaaer
Co rittabarw K rt MrUta sawh of
rest Iraa. waeraated aad enaraatead ao( sa eoa-
tale aay lead or ai
resale er aay eoer poisea.ua