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.illlO BUSINESS HOUSES.
Hat. --Any Imaincts firm can have three lines
(toe, in tlila column under apiroirilr heading
ttherati' ol I.Ni t moatliur i a Tct
yalile .(iiuiifrly in advance.
Hnrrittftre, Motes anil TIN Ware.
A. HAI.I.KV-Deali-r in Moves, Tin end Hant
aan:, Gulden anil KuniHW' Implement. Vt ire
.mmIk, IWriKerature, Pump . UdW-r.
i lmniervlal Avenue. iuilTinK. snd Job
murk dmieou abort indu.
I. s.MAHKY Mcalerln hud ami aoft I11111
ht, flouring, reilltiK, siding; ami nurfawl
lumber, I ulli mil liiiiKli'H. fifth anil yunl
orwrTwrntietn Dtruet uul VVaahlnKhm avenue'
LANCASTER A KICK-Drahv In wh.
I.wre, lilinila, et:., hard ami soft liuiilter and
uliurlre. Yard ami ullli, Coiumt-riul avenue,
oilier I7lh street.
It. II AKTMAN healer In QiiM'nuwarr, Toys,
.ampe anil all klnda of fancy arllcl-t. Coiimwr-
a! ave line, curlier Mil stieU,
W1LMAM WINTKH-Slalh street between
VoluiiH-rcial avenue ami Wasliingtun aveime.
t'lutliiNK aud Herebmatt Tailoring.
.IOI1N A NTKIM -Merchant Tailor ami dralrr
in Ihady MulejClothiiif. 7S Ohio Jvir.
Steal Katttle AaTtmrlr.
M. I. HOWMCY-Kenl Rotate Ant. Iluya
ml telle real estate, collects reiitM. pays lam
lor nun-reaidetitH.ete. Commercial avenue, lr
tytewnMiitliawlTenlimreets. I'oinuilaalnn Slerelunilt.
nINK LK TIllSTI.KWOOI)
Coltnn a nil Tobacco factor anil pr
iirietora of Ilia Farmers' Tobaovo Warehouse.
1 2 A -i OiliminieP'ial Avenue.
j General r'orwardinir ami Coiumnwion
merchant, lor the eale of r'urin, Garden, Or
;hard ami 1'alry I'roitiice, Kruhio Levee.
n A. Wllr.HLOCK ACO.-
Ej General rorwumiiiK
merchant, anil dealers lu all k
I kinds of t rtiit ami
Frodura. M Ohio Levee. LonitiKiinwnta lulic-
itl, ntenult rurnlhed on application.
The ordinary 1'oroui i'laater, on uccount
nf iti peculiar mechanical action, ! etci'iii
ail an article ol merit: hut Henmu'e Capcine
Foroua flatter la considered an article of
extraordinary merit. It I.bs the name
mechanical action, and, in addition, po
aeaeea medicinal qualities ol a remarkable
Lature, which cauie it to act at once,
relieve paiulniiiiccllutely, and euro where
other I'orous I'lusteri will not even relieve
For Khe'imatitra, I jnie an Weak Hack, Spina
llleeaau, t ru k In the llaek, Kidney 1 i-x.m.-hu,
upraiueand llruiaea, HeVrre 1'alnt ai"l fltilWiri,
tVefcknet r,f the Hack, etc.
'I lie inaniilacturer of
Benson's Capcine Plaster
Krcehad the bi.-Uet Medal at the entemiial.
Ilia now the ktamhrd remedy. Hi
lonlabinK lain relieving and -trentheninjr
(iialltie attracted the attention ol the Celt
trnnial .lurrom and luouand ofphyalclauH
who visited the (ntcnuUI, who pronounc
ed It the heat remedy ever invented for the
iSove aliment. Hold jjy all Drugglm.
I'rlce. 'i'i cent.
& Barclay Uro., will ii)p)y the tra'le
A new and womlerlul invention for
waibiuj;. Waaliea like tuugiv ; better than
oap for waahing anything ; wattles in om
third of the time; wanbea in bard or noft,
hot or eold water; the only preparation
fver invented that will prevent woolens
from ahrinkiDx; worth four timet it price
for wanhtnif wooleni alone.
Mrs. Henry Ward Beecher
rcommenila It to all houaeketpera, naya:
iTh will lrili'0 hnth tor economv'i take
and the naftcy ol their clothing, and that it
can no mo.e injure doming or nanua luau
comuiou warm water."
ai I'latt Street, New Vork.
iTilaroliy UroK. will aupply trade In
E. F. HtiBkei a Bllter Wine of lroa.
Ti,ia truU valuable tonic baa lieen i thor
oughly tted by all claawe of the comniunity
tlmt It la now deemed indiaiienaable as a tonic
medicine. It route but little, purillea the
bluod ami vires tone to the akimach, renovatca
tiie ayatcm and prolonKi lie. ivcryboily
houlj have it.
fur tha cure of Weak .Stomacha, deneral De
bility, Imlixealion, Dlaeaaca of the bloiuach
and for all caaen miuirihg a tonic
Thia wine incluilea the raoat agreeabla and
eiUcient aait ot iron we noeaCltrate ol
magnetic oxide combinrrl ith tha moat ewr
pietic of all rentable tonu Tcllow 1'eruvian
f o ran want aomethlnir to atreDgthen you 7
lo vit want a Kood appetite v
Do you want to net riil of nenrouanrsa ?
Uo you want eneray 1
lo you want to altwp well ?
Do you want to build up your constitution i
Do vou want to feel wtllV . ..
Uo you want a brink and ljroroua feeling ?
ir Vou .io.u "kusxio.'s IlllltU WIN
I only aak a trial of this ureal medicine!
Itewareorcouutcrielta, aa Kunkel a Hitter
Wlneo. Iron the only iure and tflectual
remedy In the known world lor the pcrnianen
ewe of Dyepetiala and Debility .and a. there are
a numlter of imitationa offered to the public,
W0uld caution the community to purchYe
none but tha ((enuine article, manulaelured by
K, Kuukel.and having hl atamp on the cork
f every bottle. The very fact that othera are
sryinK to ImiUtc thia valuable medicine, provea
Ua worth and aiieak Toliimea in It lavor. Oet
theenuine. h.. V. Kunkel'.
Hold only in tl botUet. Sold by ilniM eta
and dealers every where, r.. . Mmkil. 1 ro
yrietor, -Norih Ninth alreet. rhiladelplua.
' TAPE WORM REMOVED AUVK.
Heail and all con.pl.tc in two hottM. No
reetillbeail uaaau. tteat, Tin and Stomach
wnnua removed by Dr. Kunkel, f-'J North
Ninth atreeU l'hilailelphia, Pa. Send lor cir.
"., '.,... trnn iimiru Ht for a bottle nf Dr.
k. :UT' Warm Syrup. It never faila. Price tl
Dealer in Fresh Meat
Btwa Waahlnrton andlOommerda
Ava adjoining Hanny'a.
WHOLES AX2 AKD EMAIL.
IN TEE CITY.
Goods Sold Tory Close.
Ownat ltt t. md OoauMrolU A.
0. 0. PATIEB ft CO.
00 ikyi Straddlas
,vJn,r.!wT?.T.,.niiall 60 ly Btraxldla.
' J', O. Box 20tJ.
K.M. K.t .
'I hr kuivhlii of the abota nnlcr inert
at Iheir hall I he lint and third Monday
n each mourn. ioiunieicini avenue, 'i tiooi
aotith ol I'lh urret, at p.m.
llMIN l. Il.ii mk, ii. Ijj M
ACALOXLODOK, NO. 61.
Kiiiirhtu ol I'ythiaa, lueeta every fri-
tKht H halt-pant eeven, in tjil'l-
I lull . iiowa,
Af.KXANDKlt LOlMjK, NO. TM.
In.l. .,. lnl llrilrr nf I Kill-ITi 1.
mi') aatx tnry Ihurailav nlKht
tlkjnl thalf-mu.tai'vuii. in their nail on
juniiiiir'-ial avenue, lietween hnth an J Heventb
ari.lx 1. D. I!).ioi:d, N. (i.
'TMltD KNt;AMr'MKNT, I. O. T.. ineetl
Ju n.l.l-rellowB' I(h11 onll.e Unit and third
I ii. iu) tu every nionth, at half-paat aeytai
A. (JomwiM. t P
jC3ril" """ '
itou)iiiK. Nu.v.n.A.r. a a. m.
lar riiniiiiiiuuUiina in Ma-
cir.v r Uiuimerclul avenue
atroet, on the aucond and
'ourtb Monday of each month.
HAT I.N AIIVKKTIHIWU.
rJ-All billa for a.lvertlinK, are due and pay
able IN ADVANCE
Tranalcnt ailvcrtiainK Will be Inserted at tho
rate of II W perr'iuare lor the Brut in rlmn
and W cent lor each auleuent lino A hlmral
diacount will be made on ataodinK anddinpl
Korinpcrting Ktmeral notice 1 ' Notice ol
meetiiiK of bocieliea or w ivl orders !' a nt for
Church, Society, rcetival and Supjier notice
will only be inserted as ailvertitiementa
No advertiwinent will be reccivol at leaa than
SO cents, and no auvcrtiiwmriit will be inserted
ftr leaa than three dollars per month
1.04'AI. ni MIN.NI NOrit KN
Of one square (H lines epace) or more, In-
KTUill In till! llt.'I.I.K I is &a I'oUowb : (l.'H
than one gquare counted as a (-quare.)
One Inncrtloii per miuare - $ 50
Two insertions per sqdttre.
Three Insertions per nquare
Six Insertions per square
Two weeks per equitro
One month ner giiimre-
... 2 00
SiHial rates uiado on larjc ailvertiHe
ments or lor lontrer time.
View of Marriage !
AOutdto WAdlcck arvd
"ontuUiihtl irraaiM on Ut
IuIim vt mi rr !)( tf4 Un
caua-ttiNt unfit lur U iUr
rrvii (f Keprodm tion anl
i'Ii Di4tt!a of Women.
I A book for privt, mitt J
"tit rvtAxug- ai jrkf
7 A HHIVAIE MEDtCAL ADVISER! a ,
fn tllditoriirri'H a Private Nature arum inin Bmt
Abuae, Exoeaami, or IWret Diaeiwea, m.lu Ute Uti
Urtii')f f-tif. ir'iaryr JiBJTi-t, fjiirr.'AK-U.
A CLINICAL LECTURE on ih at-fT A ami
tt)t ot ti.e Throat ami Luntfa, CatrTl.fBuptura, Ui
nniiim Hahit.aU- . torn kit II.
it 9iim7M. l-atitilui f Uinurutwi, it pf u i t,
LU. h UT1'3. Ui bU bt. Lou.a. Uo.
F1MO.VV, October 5, 1S77.
AMI SKJI I'.XTr.
Three Nights, Commencing
Thursday, Oct 4.
The Popular Western Comedian
MR. JOHN DILLON
And the Charming Actress
MISS LOUISE DILLON
Supported by a Company of Dis
tinguished Merit and Respect
The su'.-cesslul comedy as produced in
the leading cities.
Saturday Night Dillon's best.
DE BOOTS AND HOLLER
Theso plays arc presented with appro
priate scenery and stage mountings.
Admission, 50 cents. Itcservcd seats,
SfcjTTickcts en sale at Dan llartman's.
Is so common In the country as scarcely
to need comment. Tho cauaes which
produce it aro such as cold, Irregular
living, overexertion, low spirits, night
air, exposure to miasmatic exhalations,
&c. In large cltic. where edgo tools
and agricultural Implements are manu
factured, tho grinder protects his lungs
Irom the Injurious eflects of tho dust
flying oil tho grindstone by wearing
respirator. The coal miner ere ho do
scends the shalt provides himself with a
safety lamp to guard against flro-damp
Now It is equally necessary lor those
who are brought in contact with any of
the causes leading to Intermittent fever,
to provide themselves with that well
known and highly esteemed remedy
against It, the homo stomach bitters.
Urnnd Excnmlon to chlcnwul
On Friday, Oct. Oth. Faro lor tho
round trip, Cairo to Chicago aud return,
only $11.00. Tickets good going on spe
cial train, Oct. Oth. Good returning on all
regulur trains for twenty days after am
vlng in Chicago. Accommodations will bo
strictly llrst class, lneiuaiut ssieeoing
Couches, Ac. Tickets will bo told on
board the steamer Jim Flsk at fadticah
and all points between Paducah and
Cairo; also at Hickman ami eolumuus
Tickets to Milwaukee anil Grand llav
en also on sale at $2.50 and $.'1.50 In addi
tion to the above rate ($11.00.) .t-t-3t
Tint elevator Is lu full bhint.
-Mr. Jus. . Morris of TiHn, wns In
the city yesterday.
A lalso alarm of lire wan Miiimleil
A good rain would not lie a had
thltij; lor Cairo just now.
The Cairo dry docks, Messrs. Walker
A N'ullis proprietors, are ilolny a lloitri-li-iiiK
Two ood rooms, well furnished,
for rent on reasonable term '. Inquire ot
Sam Williamson. It
Mr. West Mock, luicuiau at the liox
and llasket factory, hm gone to Metro
polis on n chovt viit.
iioiSuiniSAV initiloMs tujiviMj, jjujoj
,.fpij HwiA V' iooqs
Mr. Frank Fields, hiiperihtenilent at
thcboxlactory.ls pu.JiinKbiisincfsaud is
always on the ro. Frank Is an energetic
-Vou may savo the expense or a trip
to Hot Springs by the use of lr. Hull's
Wood Mixture. It is the remedy for
uojSunisvAi puu vJJ)i IJ!I,,;,MJ. JJ"
's,.C.i.in iuu. r iu joog looips
.Itide I'.rofs lias rented Ir. Cordon's
house on Wa-liinton avenue between
Twelfth and Thirteenth streets, and will
take possession ol it to-day.
Messrs. Ilalliday llros. have leased
the Huckinrharu elevator, and on yester
day had in the neighborhood ol one hun
dred cars ol grain stored in it.
The Illinois Central railroad company
is repairing Levee street between Second
and Fourth streets. The old plunk road
has been taken up, and in its stead the
street is being covered to the depth of
ei'ht or ten inches with gravel.
"1'he North Knders'' challenge
any picked nine In Cairo to nlay tlicui a
series of irames ol base hall, tlii lirst
game to be played on Sunday, October
7th, on the grounds above Tliirty-lourth
Hon. John S. Crum, "our member"
ol the state board of equalization, was in
the city yesterday on tils way home. Mr.
Crum was an active member of the board
and succeeded in doing good work lor his
A night or two ago the store ol -Mr.
T.A.Brown at Thebes was burglarized,
and a small amount of money and some
ready made clothing carried away. L'p
to last accounts the burglars had not
A great many remedies are adver
tiscd to bring them before the public, hut
the latter decides whether the article is
good or bad. The good reputation
which Dr. Bull's Baby Syrup enjoys Is a
standing guarantee ol its merits. Trice
Yesterday afternoon as old man
Peebles, was tilling his water-cart below
the lower stage ot No. 1 wharfbout, the
cart took a shear on the pilot and ran into
the river, drairiringithe horse after it into
deep water beneath the wharfboat. At
last accounts neither horje or cart had
Mr. George Hubbard, an employe at
the Cairo box and basket factory, and
Miss Lizzie Wilson, daughter of Mr. Tom
Wilsou, were married at the resilience ot
the bride's parents on Wednesday even
ing by the Kev. D. J. Gillham. The
young couple have the best wishes ot a
large circh ol friends for their ltiture
happiness and success through lite.
Judge Marchildon of Thebes is re.
ported to be dangerously ill. In fact it
iss dd that Ids life is despaired of. He
was taken with a severe cold some
weeks ago and has ever since been con-
fined to his bed. Although we receive
this item from a reliable source, we hope
it may not be so bad as related, and that
the old judge's recovery may be speedy
Mr. W. P. Scott, with Frank Fisher
wholesale clothier, Kvansvllle, Indiana,
will be in thecltv from the Sixth to the
Tenth of this month with a full line of
saiuoles for lall and winter suits and
overcoats. Mr. Scott will be prepared
to supply all who may want goods in Ids
line at the most reasonable prices. All in
want ol winter wear should glvo him a
The attendance at the Atheneu
last night to witness the opening per
formance of the Stoddart Comedy Couii
pan y was not so large as it should have
been, which is to be regretted. The
play, "Onr Boys," with John Dillon In
the leading rule was al! that could have
been desired. The company is an ex
cellent one, and deserve to bo well pat
ronized. The plav to-night will be
'Lemons," and will bo well worth seeing
We understand that ('apt. W. V
Ilalliday has informed Mayor Winter
that his busiucss arrangements will not
permit him to attend tho St. I'aul con-
vcntlon. and rcoue?tcd his honor to nn-
point John II. Oberly to tako his place,
Wo do not know whether or not Mr.
Oborly will consent to attend tho con-
vcntlon, but hayo no doubt ho will be
there provided tho mayor sees lit to
w v rihiu ..i in
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l.t I ,n t Hin III-, , Vfiv nu n nnn.1l.
IULO KOUU Vt ll.V It, MO M IIIIUI-
date for oillce tho oi county clerk. It is
hardly necessary for us to attempt to
tell tho readers ot tho Ui'i.i.i.m who
Mr. Pitcher Is, or what his qualifications
lor tho ofllcc he seeks are. Ho Is known
personally to almost every man, woman
and child In Cairo, and wo bollevo thcro
Is no man In the city who has loss cue
rules. Ho Is a pollto, high-toned gentle
man In bis Intercourse with those with
whom ho has business. Hols in every
Dortlcular Qualified to fill tho ofllco, and
if eloctod will do his best to glvo satis
ltv. C. Durrjchuci, pastor ot the
VernjHii Lutheran thurcli, will on Satin-
d'.y, to-morrow, organize u ilas.s td
KnglUh speaking scholars who desire to
learn to speak Herman. Kev. Hufrsch
nor is a thorough scholar, and having
had more Hum twenty years experience
in the profession ol teacliing.is thoroughly
lamlliar with all the root hud by which
German is taught lo Luiilitli speak
ing children. His class will
havo three hours school every Saturday
afternoon, nml the tuition lee is only one
dollar per month. Mr. Durschner is con
fident id Ids ability to give sati-tution to
those parents who desire their children
to learn the Herman language and solic
its a trial. Children lioni eight years up
wards received into the class. This is an
excellent opportunity, and we hope our
people will not pass It by unheeded.
Ladles in want of millinery goods
hats, bonnets, or trimmings ef any kind
or description should call on Mrs. S.
Williamson, Commercial avenue, next
door lo the athencum. Itlsu fact that
cannot be denied that her stock of goods
in every department is the most complete,
fashionable, most beautiful and withal
the cheapest brought to Cairo tiuce the
war. She has soino of the tno.it exqui
sitely beautiful bonnets we ever saw, and
which cannot but please those in search
ol goods hi that line. Ilyull means visit
Airs. Williamson's beloro purchasing
elsewhere. She is also prepared t re-
modlo and make new old huts, shape
them over In the latest style, and all for
the moderate sum ol from 3.j to ."U cents.
J lata dyed either black or brown. Give
Mrs. W. a call and sliu will bo sure to
please you. tf
Having taken chutge of the grocery
establishment at the corner ol Fourteenth
street and Washington avenue, and put
in one of the largest and best assorted
stocks of family groceries ever exhibited
In Cairo, Messrs rettis&Ilird urn now
ready lor business, and invite the atten
tion of the public to their house. They
have given special attention to the selec
tion of their goods, and having purcha-cd
for ea-h are prepared to compete
with any other house in the
city on sugar, coilee, syrups,
teas, hams, bacon, canned good ?, and in
facte verything In the grocery a'ld
provision line. They will always k'vp
on hand choice Iresh butter, egg, and
all kinds of country produce. They will
deliver goods in any part ol the city
free of charge and on short notice.
Messrs. Pettis & Bird solicit a share ot
the patronage ot our citizens, believinir
that they can give them better bargains
than zan be obtained elsewhere. 1 m
r Tilt: NAME U.I STA.M.
"KirliarU Himself" but .tt:ili)ii
Mr. S. Matson desires to announce to
the citizens ot Cairo and the surround-
ing country, that ho has returned irom
California, and again casting his lot In
Cairo, has opened a new stock ol BOOTS
AND SHOES at the same old stand, No.
140 Washington avenue, between Eighth
and Ninth streets, where, while thanking
his old friends lor their past patronage,
he desires to shake hands with them, and
iiipply them and many new customers
with anything they need in his line. His
stock is coining right in every day, and
Is the best the market uflords. All arc
invited to call. 27-lni
Fresh Baltimore oyatnrs, raw, stewed
or fried , at all hours of tha clay or night,
at Harry Walker 'a Crystal Saloon. tit
I rom Nnuiupnuil liirih,
From land left saturated by receding
lIuoiN, and Irom pools stagnating in sun
ken lots on the outskirts of cities, rises a
vapor pregnant with disease. Its name
Is miasma', and it is laden with the seeds
of lever and ague, bilious rcmUteuis, and
ofher malarial disorders. How to enpo
successfully with these destructive mala
dies is a problem solved more than a
quarter ol a century ago by the discovery
ol llostetter's Stoinacj Hitters, which
lias proved itself nu absolute specific for
miasmatic disease in every lorm, its sure
preventive, and a superb invigorant aud
general alterative of uisordered conditions
of the system, lrrelragible evidence to
prove tills fact lias been accumulating lor
years, and scarcely a day passes without
some fresh corroboration of it. Eminent
physicians have, after
a thorough test,
pronounced the article perfectly clllca
clous and absolutely pure, and the
American people long ago adopted it as
heir favorite household remedy.
-Superior Mobile Oysters at Sproatn',
Corner Twelfth and Levee. Also Mack
inaw Trout and White Fish on Friday.
T' my I'uirntnanil the public !
1 take this method ol introducing to
you my new place ol doing business in
the future, lleason and experience
has demonstrated to you mid I
that uo house that sells on
a credit can compete with tlioso doing
business on a cash system. This being
true I havo resolved to do a strictly cash
business in tho future. propose to re
duce the price ol all my goods from 3 to
13 per cent., thus giving tho buyer tho
advantage ol going to market ami buy
Inir where goods are sold lor cash
only. Goods will bo do
hvercd to any part oi mo city us usual.
From this day wo will nave no pass bock
accounts, nor keep any books In cor
I ..I a .
houso ol any kind. 1 hanking you for
past favors, wo would ask a continuance
oi the sumo under our new system.
I l 1IUUU,
Sept. IlOtli, 187721.
Mrs. Hurry Walker, proprietress of
the European Hotel, beliiK well aware
ol tho stringency of money, lias reduced
rates to all who niuy wish regular board
- to sixteen dollcri per month or four dol
lars per week, lor day board, la con
nectlon wllh tho European Hotel Is i
tlrst class restaurant wuer . oystors,
iramo and all other delicacies will bo
- served at all hours during day or - night,
I - ' - ' ' ")
SK.NAI. Kt.KVH'K ltlllVIU.
Ithc ur Kid
FT. IN. T. IX.
PillakUTK i TuH
Cloi'inriaii ; a 1 --
I-ouiimllu ..j a
Cairo I - .'
St. I'aul '.' 2 X 1
lavniiort 1 V I
Keokuk I I '.'
Bt. Luuia o II I
JAMtS M. WATSON,
Srrtnni bmnfli Service, U. S. A.
Tlu; A.. I. tinker grounded her barges
nppnsito the mouth of the Ohio evening
before last, and did not get otl until
near daylight yesterday morning.'
I'ilots Henry Ashton aud hud Smedly
brought her lroiu Shepherds bi this
point, ami althought the barges vre
overloaded lor the water, had no
trouble until they were nearly re idy to
turn on the Ohio. Jack Anderson takes
her South aud will get a partner oil' the
Warner, now coming up. Henry Ash
ton belongs on tho Warner.
Dr. II. Waldo, surgeon in charge of the
I 'nited States Marine Hospital here makes
the following report of the condition of
the hospital during the month nfScptem
Number of patients on hand Septem
ber 1 21
Admitted dining the month 24
lh-maiuing Sept. :M
N'unihc r ol day of relief furnished
Number of patients who received
i fllce treatment
Number ot prescriptions to fame
Applications rejected 7
The City of Hubma found l feet 3
inches at Horsetail, but 5 feel elsewh'-rj
The city ol Alton has I-mJ hinls. ol su
gar, ."j0 tons sundries lor St. Louis, i.nd
reports 71 feet below here. Captain
liureh, who went, down on the Danube
to look at the river returned on the it jr
of Alton and goes up the Ohio on the
Silverth'irne. L'nless congress makes
the much needed appropriation to start
the snag boats to work soon, Capt. liureh
will have to go to pilotiug again. The
City ol Helena made liberal additions and
has a very fair trip lor the south.
The Jno. 15. Maude passed to St. I.ouis
yesterday morning with a light trip oi
freight. Charlie Mesuel, second clerk ol
the City ol Vicksburg, Is a passenger on
the Maude to St. LouD, and is, we aro
sorry to say, quite ill with malarial
Mr. Mat. Clark, who for a long time
past has been in the employ of tiie wharf
boats here, departed lor St. Louis on the
Jno. 15. Maude yesterday, and took with
him his cutiru household outfit showing
that ho Intends to leave Cairo tor good.
The big steamer Jas. Howard is now
at the wharf just below the Illinois Cen
tral wharf-boat. Wo went aboard of her
yesterday aud lound the carpenters, Win.
Guion and John O'Neal,' and the mate,
Deunis Conner, working un
der her bottom docking her. The three
men named commenced work on Satur
day last aud since that time up to last
evening had completed live docks;
and had it not been for the
high winds which prevailed yesterday,
which shifted the boat so much as to make
it difficult to work they would undoubt
edly have completed the sixth dock by
lastj evening. This is considered fast
work, and as the men doing the work are
alt regular employes ol the boat, they are
doing the work for about one-third what
it would cost 11 she was compelled to hire
The Republican ol yesterday says:
"Captain IYgram and Clerk Chimney
go down lo the Howard this evening.
At I p. m. yesterday the purchase of the
James Howard was not consummated.
The light-house steamer Alice will
leave lor Cairo to-day Nels Opland,
cook of the Silver Lake, was drowned in
the Upper Missouri last week. He was
cleaning the deck near the cook housu,
when lie slipped nnd fell and was seen
struggling in the river. Not knowing
how to swim, he sank to the bottom."
The Dora ('abler for Kvansvllle; Jim
Fisk for Padneah; Gold Dust, Future
City and barges are due to-day.
Pilot Stephen Meliride, who represen
ted Cairo In the Pittsburg convention of
river men returned home day belore yes
terday. The Jim Fisk brought a very
nice trip Irom Paducah yesterday and
will bo on hand to-day again to leave for
Paducah promptly at 5 o'clock.
From the Cincinnati Cvmmereial :
"WiiKiaiNii, W. Va.,0ct. 2. About I
o'clock this nlteriioon tho little steamer
Comfort.1! from Wheeling to Mari
etta exploded her boilers four miles be
low Jloumii-viiio. i. apt. ivirKcunuc, me
ownerof the boat; Pilot Linsetter, snd a
passenger named Soupiess, irom suniisii,
were killed. Tho wounded are I'ev. Mr.
Hakcr,l'ittsburg,Andy Harrison the mate
John Landiuesser, and several passengers
whose names havo not been ascertained.
There wcro about twenty passengers on
board, several of whom are missing.
Tho Comfort was a small packot that had
been chartered to carry tho United
States mulls to Marietta, tho regular
packet being unable to run on nccounc
1 . .. . . . i .i.i . ..... i. .
ol the low water, and this was her llrst
trip. SheJ left tho city at lt):;io a. m.
Tho cause of tho explosion Is unknown.
Thocnglnettrclnims that! here was plenty
of water In tho boilers."
Ed. Ilraxtou has returned to his old
stand In tho IloUcr building, where ho Is
better prepared than ever to accommo
date hid patrons and tho public who
may favor htm with a call. Ho has gono
to considerable expense In fitting up a
conplo of nicely furnished rooms, which
ho has provided with all tho latest Im
provements and conveniences. Ho cm
ploys only first class workmen and Ihoso
who pstronlzo him will have their wauU
attended lo in stylo nnd will receive
courteous troutiuent. t
-Buparior JHoblle Oysters at iproaUV
Corner Twelfth and Leva. Also Mack
inaw Trout and White Fish on Friday.
TIJK ATHENEUM TONIGHT
Stoddart Comedy Company
Will produce the great New York and
Chicago sensation entitled
John Dillon appearing in his gnat im
personation ot "General Bufllngton, '
as performed by him over 100 nights.
1 ho New iork Sun says, 1 he com
edy "Lemons" is the best ever produced
In our city, his full of lun, and will
make your eyes twinkle and your lips
part with laii'hter. That's the kind ol
a play we want now."
The company made an immense hit in
"Our Hoys" last iiijjht. U is the be
that has ever appeared in our city. The
Athencum will be packed to-night. Se
cure your seats at Dan Hartman's.
Fresh Baltimore "oyatra, raw, stewed
or fried, at all hours of the day orniuht,
at Harry Walker s Crystal Saloon. Ot
The firm of Lancaster & ltice, haying
distanced all competitors In their lino of
business, always selling at tho low
figures, keeping constantly on hand a
lull supply ot building and finishing
lumber of all kinds; doors, sash and
blinds, oil, lead and glass. In fact every
thing in tho building line. All orders
promptly filled at tho lowest bottom
-Superior Mobile Oysters at Sproats',
Corner Twelfth and Levee. Alao Mack
inaw Trout and White Fish on Friday,
Yon Can Smve
Money by getting your building material
of Lancaster II lee, Tliey are selling lum
ber at mill prices; a large amount of white
pine and cypress shingles of the best brand
constantly on hand. We sell pine shin
gles at $1.75 per thousand; sawed cedar
posts at at 23 cents each; white pine floor
ing at $22.")t) per thousand; pine siding
at $15.00 per thousand. Try your luck
with tliis firm. tt.
Fresh Baltimore ovaters. raw. atewed
or fried, at all hours of the doy or nitrht,
at Uarry Warner's Uryatal Saloon, 't
Lancaster t Hice having bought out
my entire stock, consisting of doors,
sashj blinds, glass, moulding, etc., and
added it to their already large and select
stock of a similar kind, I take pleasure
in recommending all my former patrons
and the public generally, who wish to
purchase anything in their line to give
them their patronage
II. L. Kl.N.SKAK.
Caiko, Sept. 20. 1877. tf
Cairo II HkN-Cnll anil Try Them.
having discharged Dr. Lower and
renovated my batli rooms, with tho addi
tion of a new receiver alter the latest
and most convenient style, I shall take
great pleasure hi giving baths either
medicated or otherwise, to all who may
call on me.
lin Dit. D. Aim: it.
Caiiio, Illinois, Thi iuiiay Kvuxino, J
Uuuber , 177. i
A sudden change in tho weather here
on Wednesday night makc3 heavy
clothing pleasant enough to-day. Late
in the evening a brisk north wind eomi
inenced blowing and an hour later It was
blowing furiously, aud for an hour or
more it seemed almost a hurricane. To
day has been blustery and quite cool.
The rivers aro falling and navigation
abovo tills point on either tho Ohio or
Mississippi rivers is ditllcult. The
health of the city is generally good.
The market generally Indicates a fair
business, and merchants are all apparent
ly doing a paying trade.
There Is no change worthy of special
mention in the flour trade. Prices on all
grades are steady and firm at the figures
given below. The demand Is lair though
not brisk. Receipts are good and slocks
in the hands ol dealers fair There is
a lair shipping demand for corn at
prices quoted below. Tho local
trade Is light and principally Irom the
mills. Prices lire steady nt -l.lOc lu
bulk Receipts of oats for tho last
tew days havo been liberal, and the sup
ply on the market is now good, and
about equal to the demand. There is no
change in prices There Is a slight
improvement in tho demand tor choice
hav lor shipping purposes at 1 10 oUtu;
choice hay is Jscarco and receipts light.
Mixed and low grade hay is in good sup
ply aud dull City meal Is In good
supply and steady at i 352 40. The de
mand is lair. Country meal u plenty
and quiet at $2 lofoa 2u uran is
plenty and firm at $12. Tho demand is
good The demand for potatoes is
good, aud receipts liberal. Prices are
unchanged Receipts of poultry are
light, aud the stock on the market only
moderate. Tho demand is good
Choice butter Is scarce and wanted at
good prices. Medium grades are plenty
and dull Receipts of eggs are light
and tho supply on the market is small.
'1 he demand Is good.; Choice apples
aro in demand at $17502 per bbl.
There aro very few on tho market. For
all other articles see quotations.
Hates by river to New Orleans are 17 Jo
per cwt: 22 Jo per 100 on hay, aud Hoc
per dry bbl.
Wbv rates aro-graln, 2jc; flour, 50c;
,my',0C TIIE MARKET.
fXirOur friends should bear In mind
that the prices here given are only lor
aniKi from first hands in round lots. In
Qliing orders and for broken lots It is
necessary to chargo ait advance over
Thorn Is uo ehamro worthy Ot note In
tho flour market. Prices on all grades
are steady and tlrm at quotations. The
demand is fair though uot active. Ite-
telpLs are fair and stocks good. . We not
sales as loiiows: .
10(1 bbls. Low XX.... 4 S5
200 tttiolce Family.... 60
100 " Medium Grade.... . ,5 25
lot) " Choice Family fl 40
175 Various Grades
on orders. 0 VMl 00
000 " Various Grades
on orders 3 257 00
100 " Strictly Choice
Family 8 75
100 Good Family 28
100 " XX 5 0
There Is a fair demand for corn, prin
cipally tor shipment. The local demand
is small, and principally for milling pur- ;
poses. Receipts are liberal, and the
supply on the market about equal to the
demand. Sales noted were 7 cars white
In sacks, 51c; 703 sacks white, 61c; 300
uo., uic; 1,-iai sacks mixed, ooc.
Receipts of oats are lair and the supply
on the market about equal to the de
mand. A few cars choice white seed
oats sold at 3-tc In sacks, and 2 cars
black seed in sacks at 33c. Prices on
marketable oats are steady at2w&7c.
Sales noted were 4 cars Central Illinois,
mixed, in bulk, 20J27c; 6 cars choice
white seed, in sacks, 34c; 3 cars mixed,
in bulk, 27c; 2 cars black seed oats, la
bulk, 3;lc; 2 cars heavy nortne.-p, in
sacks, 32c; 200 sacks white, 31c.
Strictly choice hay is scarce and re
ceipts are light. All other grades ore
plenty and dull. There is a lair demand
for strictly choice hay at $10.50U. Hales
noted were 5 cars prime timothy, $10; 2
ears choice timothy, $10 50U; l car red
top mixed, $0; 2 cars choice timothy, $11.
City meal Is in fair supply and steady
at 2 3')2 40. Country meal Is in good
stock aud dull at $2 1225. Sales re
ported were 50 bbls. city, $2 45; 50 bbls.
city $2 35; 200 bbls. city 2 352 40; 60
bbls. country kiln dried $2 152 25.
Bran Is in good supply and fair demand
at $12. Kales reported were 1 car lu
sacks. $12; 400 sacks $12.
There is a fair demand for choice pota
toes, and pi ices are firm at 40(S45c per
biuhel and $1 251 CO per bbl. Receipts
are liberal and the supnly on the market
irood. Sales reported were 150 bushels.
4ii(15c; 50 bushels, 45c; 20 bbls. $1 2
The demand lor poultry Is good and
prices steady at quotations. Receipts
are light and the supply on the market
not hiixe. Kales were 10 coops young
chickens, $1 75ft2; 5 coops old hen.
$2 5U2 75; 4 coops young chickens, 2
coops choice old hens, ,j o.
lit ii JUL
Choice butter Is scarce and lu good de
mand at good prices. Ki-ceipts aro very
light. Common and medium grades are
lu good supply and uuii at any price,
titles noted wero 20 packages Southern
Illinois, 12l4c; 5 packages low grade,
10c; 10 packages Centra) Illinois, l4(aU8c;
5 packages choice diary, 2325c; 10 pack
ages fancy northern, 27c; 2 packages low
Receipts of eggs are light and the stock
on the market small, uemanu goon.
Sales were 10 packages, 14c; 5 packages
1 l15c; 50 dozen, 15c; 210 dozen, 1415c.
Sales provisions were 2.000 lbs. dry
salt pork strips, 8c; 1000 lbs. bacon
s.rips, 'J c ; 3 casks S. C. C. hams, 12c.
Sales lard were 5 tierces kettle render
ed, refined, Wo.
Sales onions were 50 bbls. choice north
ern red and yellow, $1 752.
Sales of apples were 20 bbls. Roman
Rcautics. 2; 10 bbls. Bell Flowers. $2;
20 bbls. clioic t Ben Davis, $2. Winesapa
and other medium grades are worth $1 25
We note prices as follows: Prime live
geese, 40c; mixed, 25(S).15c.
Hides are worth dry flint, 15(3)l6c;
Green salt, 6J7c; green, 66Jc. Sales
...II. -A ir.il Ihn T071rt
Choice bright pealed dried apples are
worth 3(ji)3Jc; peaches, 55J.
Veiretablcs are plenty and quiet. Cab
bage Is worth $5 600 00 per 100.
Sales ol salt were 400 bbls. Ohio river
$l 35; 200 bbls. St. Johns salt, (l 45.
Notice to Contractors.
Orrtca or City Clmc, )
Cairo. U., Oct. 4th, 1877.
Sealed proposals will tit received t thi office us
til i o'clock p. m. of Wediieiday, I7th day of Octo
ber, 1S77, for the rilling and grading of.WOrarda of
earth on Commercial avenue, batweca Thirtieth aad
Thirty-fourth atreeta. T he work to bt done aader
the direction of the committee oo i treecs.
S he right to reject any or all bide ie reserved.
J. B. I'viLLIi,
td. City Clerk.
Notice to Contractors).
OrTtt a or Oitt Ct.anK. Canto, III., )
October, 4, 1S77.
Seiileil nroposals will ba received at this
office, until 6 o'clock p. m., of Wedassday,
17th day of October, Is" f, for tha reconstructioa
of sidewalk on the nortnerly aiue or 't wenti
eth street, between Commercial' aveau and
l4Veeatreet (exccatina; that already eonatractad
by CharleBClallgaer); and oa southerly aid of
Fourtetntu itraet, between Waikiaf torn avenue
and 1'oplaratrwt, at provided by onlinaaot No.
HI, (oldaeriea) approved Sep. 8th, A. O., l;t).
whtch aaid ordinance caa bt seen an HI la this
The work to be done under the direotiaa aad
approval of the coanittee oa streets,
he right to reject any ar all bxla It reserved
Fuu.ua. City Clark.
Administrator's Notlos. '
Entate or Robert J. Candid, deeeiMd;
The underelgned, having bact appointed
adininiHtrator ol the citato ot Rohan J.
lundlff.late of the county of Altxaadtr,
and state of Illinois, deceased, hereby
Ktves notice that he will appear before the
county court of Alexander county, at tue
court boufe in Cairo, at tbe November
term, oa the second Monday ia Morember
next, at which time all penoos havlne
claims against said estate are aotlfled and
requested to attend for the purpose of
having the same adjusted. All perten
indebted to nald estate ore requested to
make Immediate payment to the under
signed. Dated this 14th dayofSepteBe
ber, A . D. 18 77. GOR01 FUHU,
State of Bllnoli, county of Alexander.
Circuit court of Alexander county. January
term, A. 1). 1S78.
llacnei inos'pion vt. ronn n. laompeoa tu
loraivorce in cnancery.
Affidavit of the noi-vealdtnce of Joaa
Thompson the defendant above aaaud aav-
ing been niea is tne omce ot us cterl ef eaM
circuit court of Aleiander county, notice t kaeavf
given to the aald iwo-reeidcnt oefeadaat, that tea)
complainant filed her bill ef complaint ia taitt
court on the chancery tide thereof oa the Uth day at
aeptcniDer. a. as, uwi. asm nai a enaiainna
thereupon Uaued out of aaid court attests aild ae
fcndauL returnable en tha at st Monday ef Jasx
uary, A. L. 1U, as ia by law reaJied. New?
therefore, unlets yon, the said Jobs V. Taaatateja)
shall penoaally be and appear betere the aaid cir
TiDlalnant. the saaw, ana ins suiien aan isiaaa
therein charged and ateted, wiU be taaea ateaa
fetted, sad s deem tntwed against ye eceurd
lutatha prayer of tald buT.
JOUX A. UKTt, Chirk,
wlw Cairo, I1U., 8pfc tehee 1'ita, A. D. 177.
cult court 01 Alexander county oa we nm etiy
the seat term thereof, be hohlea at the court
hoiue In the city or Cairo, la aaid county, oa tlaa
firtt Monday ofjamury A. D. 1S7. aad sleacL
answer or dimur to tha aaid eoeapUlaaee't kit al