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..iMO business houses.
.Jt. Anybtulneiiflrnirao bare three tin''
tact, mini column unuer niiiroinai
liberal 01 tl.M per moalbor SU pet jeer
arable qiiartrrly m advance.
nr .- 1 ' ' rr.T.-rr .
.. Hardware, SHovei and Tin Hart.
A. HAIXEY Ceelar in Stove, Tin and He'd
ie, Gante-nard rarinera' Implement, Vt ir
not, lWfrliieratore, Pump ed Ladder.
14 Commercial Av.nue. Ouilriutr, nod Job
if oik dune on abort uotlc.
I, s,McUAelET-loltrlnliai(liid loftluiu
f, flooring, teifnK, aiding and uufaMd
;itnibr, lath and ihingle. Office unit yard
cruer Twentieth afreet and Washington avenue-
LANCASTER KICK-Dealer in eaih,
tooia, blind, ate., hard and toft lumber and
hlngle. Yard and office, Commercial avenue,
umiT 17lh lire!.
I). HARTMA5I Dealer in Queenaware, Toji,
Urnpi and all klnda of flanry article. Commer
r.al avtnua, comer nth let.
WILLIAM WINTER SlltU lrl between
.ouuuwclalavenu and Waelilngton aremi.
Clothing; Mel Jlerrtianl Tailoring.
.1 UMN ANTRIM -Merchant Tailor and dultr
lu Unady Mad Clothing. 7 Ohio Levee,
' Real Aetata Ageneiee.
M. .1. HOWLEY-BeelKatete Agent. Buy
l4 wlla nl eauie, eollecte rent, iiari tale
Oil non-reldnt,eiiC. Coinrner.-ul awiua, be
I irm Ninth and Tenth atreeta .
1 1 LSKLE ATH18TLEWOOD-
II Cotton aud Tobacco Factora ami pro-
ri.fti.re of tue ramier' Toiiarcu w ar"u
4 A VC CotBininerrial Avenue.
i ABI'KK TOST
General Forwarding and (oihuuwion
axrebant, for tbe aala of Farm, t.arileu, Or-
hard and Dairy I'roduoe. itlito l.eve..
, WHKKLOCK A CO.-
Oeueral Forwarding and ComruUelon
merchant, and daalera ia all kind of I rult and
Produce. 84 Ohio Levee . Conaiicuruenta
I I The knight of th (love order meet
Ll at their hall tha find and third Monday
n aarh month. Comuwrcial avenue, 2d dur
.loll 0. llOt.MXMt.O. . M.
ABCALOH LOlMil, 0. 61.
. Knight of Pythial, meet every frt-
day night al naii-paii mm. in win
I Fallow' liall. "owi.
A1JCIANDAR LODUI, NO. ?1
wiauviimt unit or uuu-iu
I Iah n...ala Mf 'rhllMl&V IlllThl
at half-out arrcn, in their hall on
Jomiimwiel arenuH. Iwtweeo tfnth and SeKntb
V, 1). Rutoao, a. u.
'1AIUO KXCAMPMKNT, I. O. O. T..nxt
.Jim Old-fVUowa' Uall on the Brat and third
ilay la etery uoath, at half-iaM wvea
A. CoHikua, C r
AlAIKOLOUUK.NO.gn.A.r. A A. at
Hold n-xular communication in Ma
X3T tonii: Hall, corner Coininerrtal annua
' uul Einhui aurct, on the aecond and
Tool lb Uondar of each mouth.
'I be or dinar l'oroui I1ater. on acnotint
tf ita peculiar mechanical action, U erterm
t .n irtifia al maiit: liut Benvm'i t 'apolne
l'orou Platter it rontidered an article of
extraordluary merit. It hM the lame
mechanical action, and, In addition, poa.
aeate modlclnal quatltiet ol re mark a!) le
i.eture, which eauui it to act at once,
relieve fiainlmmediauly, and cure where
Uerrorout 1'UNlerawiii not even reuey
For Rbaumatim. Ijnif aa Weak Tiara, Silna
lnaeaaa, rUk In the flark. Kidney lnaa,
Aliivna aul Rruleea, BeTert I'ainn n.d mitrix,
Wtwsa of the iUck. etc
Tie manufai tnei of
CeoBon's Capcine Plaster
Bexelted the Blibeat Medal at Ilia Centennial
It U aaw the atandard ramedy. Ita a-
WsltblnK pain reUotlo and utrenpthenlnj;
(tuallttea aiti acted the attention oltbR On
irnnlal Jurrorn and tboniands of phylcian
whovialted the Ceuteunui, who pronouno
ej It the belt remedy ever Invented for tha
aiove alimenti. hoi.i py ait unigjuis
frUe. 2J i:enw.
gtW Barclay Bro.wlll supply ttte tra-le
A now and wonderlut lnreotlon for
waabinc. Waahel like magic ; better than
loap for wanhiDg anything ; washes In one
third of the time ; waabe la hard or toft,
hot or cold witerj the only preparation
ever Invented tbat will prevent wooleni
trom ihrlnkiufr: worth four times its price
tor T,aihlng woolens alone.
Mrs. Henry Ward Beecher
recoinmends It to all housekeeperi, ayi:
"They will rejoice both tor eeonomy'i lake
and the eaftey ol their clothing, and that it
An no more injure clothing or bands than
common warm water."
21 TUtt Street. New York,
jariiirvliy llros. will supply trade in
5ltlc t Contravetora.
Cairo, 111., yct.4th,187'.. J
Sealed propoials will be revived at this
Gftlce until 5 o'clock p. m. of WeaaB(ay,
17th day ol October, 177, tor the Imtne
and grading ol 500 yards of earth on Com.
avenue, between Thirtieth and Thirty
fourth streets. Tha work to be done under
tbe direction ol the commute on streets.
The right to rejeet any or all bids Is re
rve I. .
J. H. Fhillis,
Kollcc la Contractor.
tjFVica of Citt Clshk. Cairo, III., 1
October, 4, 1877.
Healed proposal will be received at this
ltlce, until 6 o'clock p. in. of Wednesday,
17th day of October, 1877, for tb recon
struction of sidewalks on the northerly
side of Tweentletb street between Com
mercial avenue and Levee street (oet-
- h. alraulv fOnfltTUCted bV CbaTltH
eiallgber); and on southerly aide of Four
teenth street, between Wwblngton avenue
androplar itreei, as proviueu or wimaaw
Ho. Ill, (old series) approved Sept. Hth, A
I)., 1676, which said ordinance can be seen
onnlelnthlaoffloe, , ' ,
The work to be done nnder the direc
tion ;and .approval of the committee on
streets. ,. ,
Therlgbtto reject any oral) bids U re
servod. (1 td) J. B. rHiLLii, City Clerk .
- F aaaeaeaaaa
fmmtf rriatlK-lI Propoaal
VmIm It hanbT airea that bT order of the
Board of Coanty ConaaUaionera, aaaled propee
1111 be raoeired by the County Clerk ol
.rf. orUl..olTntU Novambir 13th,
lK1,fordoIatneoanty pilnUaf.ae follow
lat ror prtnUac andpttblUhing tli annual a-
2nd. for prlntJag and publishing thereaord
3nL Far Drinttnc aid nabllihug all aJrertla-
aMnli e4M by tbe-Atoaru oi wounty tioaunia'
TlScouatj rtsortei 4he rtahl ! to reject
-TTTX. K. pTJOTB ,
PhvAidavn to Onrffeon,
OSoe la WataVl Bloak, eoeaer Taath and
Ajr AUVlfll tui advutuiua, a.t am n1 a -
able in aovaJtiB ....
Traaaieal advtiliauiK win u luatina ai iu
rat eriHtl "T'imie lor the hml martlmn
andooecnta lor ravh auUtutnl one A liberal
dlacount will ba made on aiaodiug anddid
Jor inaeniDK aunerai iiuulc i .iii,
meetlnc of lode tie or ae.ret urdert M mnli lor
Cburrh, Society, reetlral and HuLiuer notkd
Will only btinirrted aa tdvcrtiaeiurutt
Ho advcrtlaeinent will be ruaiveil it ! thin
MJ centt, and no aavertieeiucnt will U intt rted
tor leia than three dollar! per month
i.nYi i77i-NiY.a)Bi n i li f
Of one iqtiarc (S Unci space) or more, In
icrtcd In the Bulletin oa follows : (Less
than one square counted as a square.)
One insertion per square $ 60
Two Insertions per square To
Three Insertions per square 1 w
Six Insertions per square 1 To
Two weeks per square.. .. 'J W)
One month per square 3 SO
Hpeclal rates made nn large advertise
ments or for longer Hmfj
THURSDAY, October 11, 1S77.
A competent person to do houcwork,
wash and Iron. 1 will pny gond wajfts
to aoexpcrlcnfeit woman.
il. I.oiis II, .MvtH.
I tr MHla.
The Uli-lork lloiiac will be told at a
reat bargain It apllcd tor soon. Three
itory brik, eleven rooms, lu elegant
condition. A very deeirable residence.
Has a twoifory brick barn. Kirt .class
IfMatioti. Apply to
lw N. Hl'uukh.
I airu llalka-Cnll and Try Tfeeru.
ilavitiif discharged Dr. Lower and
renovated my bath rooms, with tha addi
tion of a new receiver attor th latest
and most convenient style, I shall Uke
great pleasure In giving hatha either
medicated or otherwise, to all who may
call on me.
1m Dr. D. Ahtkh.
Lancaster & Hice having bought out
my entire ttock, consiiiting of doors,
siudi, bllinN, glass, moulding, eti;., and
added It to their already large and select
Stock of a similar kind, 1 take pleasure
In recommending all my lormer patrons
and the public generally, who wish to
purchase anything In their line to give
them their patronage.
l:nro)an Hotel - Reduction In
Mr. Harry Walker, proprietress of
the Kuropean Hotel, being well aware
ol the stringency of money, lias reduced
rates to all who may wish regular board
to mx teen dollars per mouth or tour dol
lars per week, for day board. In con
nection with tbe Kuropean Hotel is a
first class restaurant where oysters,
game and all other delicacies will be erv
ed at all hours during day or night. Uf)
You Can Have
.Money by getting your building materia
ol Lancaster A Kice, They are "t iling lum
ber at mill prices; a large amount of white
pine and cypresH shingles ol the best bran
constantly on hand. We sell pine shin
glcs at $1.75 per thousand; sawed cedar
posts at at 25 cents each; white pine floor
ing at $22.50 per thousand; pin" 'idlng
at $15.00 per thousand. Try your lack
with this firm. it.
Thetlrmol Lancaster, I!ice, having
distanced all competitors In their line of
busines", always selling at the lowest
figures, keeping constantly on hand a
full supply ol buildiDjr and finishing
lumber of all kinds; doors, sash and
blinds, oil, lead and irlass. In lact every
thing In the building line. All orders
promptly tilled at the lowest bottm
Kd. liraxton has returned to his old
stand in the Reiser building, where he is
better prepared than ever to accommo
date hl patrons and the public who
may favor him with a call. Ho has gone
to considerable expense in lifting up a
couple of nicely furnished rooms, which
he has provided with all the latest Im
provements and conveniences. He em
ploys only first class workmen and those
who patronize him will have their wants
attended to In style and will receive
courteous treatment. t
So Fallnre Knowo.
There is no case on record where Dr.
Morris' Syrup of Tar, Wild Cherry and
lloiahound has tailed to give satisfaction.
On the otunr hand, whenever it has been
used by our people, in severe colds,
coughs, asthma, bronchitis, croup,
whooping-cough and consumption, they
are enthusiastic in its praise. Contain
ing no opium or other dangerous drug,
It does not constipate, and is safe to ad
minister in all conditions of health. '.This
is an important announcement, and the
suffering arc advised to heed it. Trial
sizo, 10 cents; largo sizes, 30 cents and
One Dollar. Sold by Barclay Tiros.
Also agents for Prof. Tal ker's Pleas
ant Worm Syrup, which Is sure death to
worms. Pleasant to take ami. requires
10 physic. Prico 25 cents Try It.
nillluery ami I nner Uooila.
Mrs. C. McLean, Eighth street be
twten Washington and Commercla.
avciuos, is just In receipt of an elegant
ana Tomplete tock of Millinery and
Fancy Uoods ol every kind. Among
other a-tlclea we may mention that she
Is lellinr fine black straw hate In all the
latest st.-lcs at Irom 40 to SO cents; ele
gant paterni at prices lower than was
ever oflirea to the trade; flowers and
feathers frou ints to $1; silks and
velvet in all the new tmdes at prices to
suit. In tbe hosiery for laiiag and child
ren line her stock U not eqnaiv4 by any
other establishment In the olty, jnd she
asks the ladies to call and examlM them
before going elsewhere. Mra. Morgan
will sell her goods of all kinds as ch.ap
It not cheaper, than the samo kind 0l
goodi can be bought elsewhere In tha
market. She solicits an examination if
her stock and prices, believing that she's
prepared to please all whom may favr
her with a call la both. Ladles deslmg
to navt oats pressed can nave tne.ime
done for from 99 to 85 cents, i-;tf
Lonil I't blilca
'1 humus Lewis, il i" naid. will inn fnr
Jii'lice of the IVuw,
-dipt. Until! AndrtwH (it rniou
enmity wat in the city jcsicrdaj.
The liypaie who came to the city
day before yesterday left on the Three
"States yesterday afternoon.
It Ik averted positively by iheiriende
of Mr. Holy that he will not withdraw
from the race for couuty clerk.
Col. John Wood and family, mh
liuvo been spending some time with
friend? and relatives in Chicago and U'i.
con?in, returned to the city yesterday.
We request ail mothers tosrop using
laudanum for their babie, ar.fl ti'j Dr.
Bull's Baby Syrup, a jfood medicine. It
contains nothing injurious. 23 cut.
Thieves got info the yard of Mrs.
fjrlndkr up town, and did not ft out
again until they hud their arms lull of
clothes which they took Irom the line.
Absconded a large, brown red cow;
large bag, small bead, and crumpy horn.
I will pay a liberal reward to lmvo her
returned. Dr.. D. Ariik.
Frank McCash, Hen Keohler and
Walter Mathews, lormerly llreuieu on
the Illinois Central railroad, passed very
flattering examinations at Peoria as lo
Lost time Is forever lost. Ab-erico
from school is oif. -n enured by a Cough,
Cold or Hoarseness, and can easily lie
prevented by giving Dr. Hull's Cough
Syrup to the children.
Attention Is called to the notice else
where in this pajier lor a meeting of the
Delta City Fire Company at their old
engine houpe, on Saturday night. A full
attendance is requested.
Xagon iS Ross, who have the contract
lor filling Commercial avenue between
Twentieth and Twenty-lllth streets, arc
bard at work, and will complete their
contract within the next ten day?.
We notice Home new and neat
narrow gauge engines at thu point whloh
are bound south. They are for the (,.
It. railroad. Il C H. nieam the grand
bounce we advie tramps to keep at a
While, Mr. .lake Walder's hired man
was driving along Eighth Street yester
day forenoon, his horse became fright
ened and ran away tearing down uu
awning on that street. He was stopied
at the city pump before doing further
We desire to call the attention ol Hie
authorities to the bad condition of the.
sidewalk on Sixteenth street between
Cedar and l.octiit. Inasmuch as the
boards are all loo-e they arc not only in
a dangerous condition lor pedestrians,
but also In danger oi being stolen,
The Padticah Sun of the 10th dips
our item concerning the probabh visit, to
our city of the Fvangelist Rev. C. ('.
Chapman now of Austin. Texas, former
ly of Paducah. and says: "We would
ay (bat 11 would hardly I possible tor a
more interesting or zealous niBn to be
found, and should he vNt Cairo much
good would result front the vi-.it."
A day or two ago as nn engine was
hauling a freight-train up the incline
plain from the MeComb, a freight-car
became detached and ran with consider
able speed down the incline and onto the
McComb, smashing things quite reckless
ly, and making considerable work lor
Mr. Tom Morgan, the efficient matnr
mechanic in the Illinois Central shops at
this end of the lino.
The following officials ol the Illinois
Central railroad arrived by special train
yesterday afternoon: Mr. Clark, presi
dent; Mr. Ackerman, vice-president; Mr.
Jeffrey, general superintendent, and Mr.
Hayes, superintendent of machinery.
They have been inspecting the mechnni-
cal departments along the road. They
lound everything about the shops in this
city in llrst-class order. Mr. W. W.
Wallace has charge of the shops here.
Mra. S. Williamson is marking down
hergoods, and Is now selling straw hats
at prices lower than ever. She is now
offering hats which heretofore
sold at 75 cents to one dollar, for
35, -10 and 50 cents, and all
other goods in proportion. Her stock ol
Mowers Is very largo and range from 10
ccntR to $2 In price. The price lor press
ing and rcmodling straw hats has been
reduced from 33 and 50 cents to 20 and 30
cents. Mrs. W. Invites all inspection of
her ''.oode and prices. tf
Yesterday afternoon as Mrs. Chas.
Galigher and Mrs. Lentz- were driving
up Washington avenue and were oppo
site Phil Saup's candy factory near
Klghth street, two horses came dashing
down the avenue at full speed, and al
though the ladies tried to avoid a collision
one ol them ran directly against the car
riage nearly upsetiiig it and breaking
several spokes out of two ol the wheels.
The hat It of allowing horses to run at
largo within tho city limits should be
stopped. It is contrary to the ordinance
and the ordinance should be enforced.
Mrs. M. Swandcr, who has been lu
tho millinery business longer than any of
her competitors in this city, Is on baud
again with an elegant stock of fall and
winter goods. Among these may be
mentioned line trimmed hats lor ladles
and children, which tor beauty ot stylo
and cheapness of price excel anything
ever brought to this city. Thcso hats
are bought of Roscnham & Lcvlz, the
leading millinery establishment ot St.
Louis, and must be seen to bn appreci
ated. Mrs. Swandcr will also
show to the ladles of Cairo a liner as
sortment of those fashionable new wool
en goods, breakfast shawls, children
knitted sacks, new stylo nubias or rlgo
lettcs; also somo beautiful hosiery tor la
dies and children bnd new designs In
uccktles. Heal laces a specialty. Mrs.
Swanderbegs to assure her customers
and all others that It Is no trouble to show
goods, and she Invites an early examina
tion ol hr stock. 7wl.
listing t:ik n ibaijeof the. grot-try
c;ljlmlunciit al the turner ol Font,
tceutb ittfct and Wa.slilnstoii avenue,
and put In one ol the largest and best
assorted stocl.s of family "-rocerles. i ver
exhibited in Culio, Messrs. Pettis A
Bird arc now ready for hiiiine, and In--vlto
the attention of the pu'diu lo Uicir
house. They have given special attcn.
flon to the selection of
their goods, and having purchased
for cash arc prepared to compete
wlilt any other house In the
city on sugar, coffee, syrups,
teas, lmins, bacon, tanned goods and in
fact everything in the groceiy a-td
provision line. They will always keep
on hand choice fresh butter, eggs, mid
all kinds of country produce. They will
deliver goods in any part of the l ily
free of charge and on bhort notice.
Messrs. Pettis & Bird solicit a ehar.- of
the patronage ol our cltlzen-i, believing
that they can give them better bargains
than an be obfjlned el.-e win re. 1 in
Choice Mobile Oyatcre and Lake Fiah
at BPROAT'8, corner Twcll'tli atreetand
Ohio Levee. ll-3t
Attention Ikcllit Illy lire .
IuiK)rtant meeting on Saturday night
at the old I'tigine-hoiue. Let every mem
her be preterit. Hy order,
.1. Y.TlHNLH, I 'resident.
S. J. Hi mm, Secretary. 2f
A $950.00 BuBBEKY,
nr. trunk I'leld, Sii.-riiileitilnit of
of the) Hot l iiitory Ilia Vieiiiu.
One of tbe boldot and Iiemicet roblieries
that has talien place in tiiii, city fer some
time, was committed at the office of the
Cairo Box and lUikel Kndory on Tuefday
orWedaesday nl'ht. dust how tbe rob
bery was accomplished U at present a mys
tery, and should tbe gut'ty parties escape
ippreheobioD, it Mill prnbaMy always re
maio a mystery.
The building in which the ollic.e of the
entahlisbment is located, is divided into two
department!', the front room lieln' occu
pied as anoflice,' and Mr. Fields the Super
ktendent of the factor', 'being a single
man, aleepi in trie rear room. The talc In
the otlice ii a l.trc one and said to be oue
ot tho beat in the city. In thia sufo Mr.
Field had deposited salejiure'iLWOii.
Mr. Fic'pl!;-0"! rf'tMi-iay
lant n-at yuitclfiie was ot able to leave
bisbt-J. One of the tirst thing.n be. did on
yettini; up w a to looK Into the safe, when
be found that his nionfy-tlie r.fiO.wi. had
For prudential ri-a-ons we withhold fur
ther particulars of the robbery at this time,
sunioe it to nay, however, that the partiei
Hected ot having stole u the money left
the city on Wednesday nitrht, and tint
ofticeri ate now on their track, and it is
believed that they will he captured before
uiaDy days. When they have been arreted
we will give full details of tho robbery.
It 'h perhaps proper to slate here that the
money Molen was the individual property
of Mr. Fields. All the money belonging to
the factory had been put Into fhe City Na
tional tbe evening before the robbery.
Choice Jlobile Oyetera and Lake Fluli
at 6PR0AT' 8. corner Twelfth street and
Ohio Lve. 11 -at
Work on the Bank of th River to be
Commenced at Ones.
It is no definitely settled that work
on the river bank at litis point will be
coiumnced within a few days perhaps
on -Monday next. The govern
ment tow-boat Anita, Capt. Cur
rie, arrived at Cairo yesterday,
Capt. Currle.who will have charge ol the
work, says, there are now one hundred
men at work at Gray's point getting out
stone for the work here. The Anita
will bring down u tow of barges laden
with stoivi on Monday next, when the
work will be commenced. This will be
welcome news to our people.
To all who arc suffering irom the er
rors and indiscretions of youth, nervous
weakness, early decay, loss of manhood,
etc., I will send a receipt that will cure
you, FREE OF CHARGE. This great
remedy was discovered by a missionary
InSouth America. Send a self-addressed
envelope to the Rev. Joseph T. I mux,
Station D, llible House, New York City.
Oct. 12 ly.
Is so common in the country as scarcely
to need comment. The Cannes which
produce it are such as cold, irregular
living, overexertion, low spirits, night
air, exposure to miasmatic exhalations,
Ac In large cities where edge tools
and ogricultural Implements arc manu
fuctured, tbe grinder protects his lungs
irom tlie injurious effects of the dust
flying oil the grindstono by wearing a
respirator. The coal miner ere ho tie-,
scends the shaft provides liimgclf with a
safety lamp to guard against fire-damp.
Now It Is equally necessary lor thoso
who are brought in contact with any oi
tho causes leading to Intermittent fever,
to provide themselves with that well
known and highly esteemed remedy
against it, the home stomach bitters.
now lo net mi Appetite.
To n man or woman without an appct
tile, "tho best the market affords" pre
sents littleor no attractions. The sooner
such a hapless Individual puts the gastric
organ in a condition to enjov tho edible
comforts which n bountiful providence
has provided, the mrtre r?ason thoro will
be to Icel grateful for the suggestion. To
do this, invigorate the stomach with IIos
tctter's Stomach Hitters, which will en
able that organ to digest properly, and,
since good digestion Is tho parent oi op.
petite, give birth to a desire for food at
tho intervals appointed by nature. With
chronic want ot appetite aro usually a3
soclutcil .nervousness, biliousness and
constipation, thrco evils which are speed
ily overcome by the Bittern. All persons
of a dyspeptic or bilious tendency should
use this healthful tonlo dally, or at least
three or four times a week. A pursuance
of this course will soon Insure and con
firm a radical change tor the better In
the condition of tbe stomach and auoclar
organi. . .
sir,.Nt ecu vie is raroitT.
rtiie or Tali
Hitiehunt i " ! X
Cincinnati ' 3 A.'
LouitTill ,4 7
Kranaville i .1 7
Paducah n A O
Cairo .1 H
St. Paul....- ! S 0 -
1'aveniwrt 1 6
Keokuk 1 5 0
bt. Lome.. 7 3
Sergeant Signal Service, V. S. A
I. nieville Cm'.rrUiJuumal, 10th, Lea
i ,n." j;i'cs soutn In the office ot the new
steamer Joseph Ilryarly Captain D.
H. Sh'iw, ol the Cons Millar, U too happy
lo live. It's a gal ! O I P-shaw I
Capt. Frank Hicks commenced boating
on the I. ark, and in 11 wits CnpUln of
Pil-ier Miller in the lfatch'.o river. He
will run the John A. Scud.ler this scaon
in the Memphis and New Orleans tradn.
You can see a saw mill run oppo
sit Pittsburg, and there mnt a saw in it.
D'ye sco ? "Width means no doubt that
"there Is a dam there by a mill
site, but no mill there by a dam itc"
Cincinnati Cummerr'nl, 10th: "A re
tnarkali'.e phenomenon was presented on
Sunday, on tbe grounds of Cap'aiu Jack
GramiKcr, at bis residence, In Kvansville,
He has two magnolia trees in his yard,
and on the top of one of them appeared,
nn Sunday, two mammoth blooms, lull
blown. 'Mil - is extraordinary at this
season'' ol the year, especially in this
latitude The Pittsburg chamber ol
comnieri e is in receipt ol a communicat
ion from the .secreUiy ol war, which
states that Major Merrill has made an
agreement with tho owners of Davis' Is
land, and that as soon as the necessary
papers are prepared for the consideration
of tbe secretary of war and the attorney
general, plans will be submitted with an
early commencement of work on Davis'
island dam. Major Merrill intimates that
it Is not possible to state what time the
attorney general may require the papers.
The coalmen, it Is probable, will Insist
on a.500 foot channel span for the new
railroad bridge across tbe Ohio ut Beaver.
The dyke built at White's by the govern
ment, it is said by old boatmen, will be
of great advantage at that point."
Captain J. W. Itlanks has a little steam
er at Louisville almost readv lor busi
ness which he has named Little ftob E.
Site is Intended to run as an express
packet and feeder to Captain Ulanka lur
gcr boats In the Ouachita river. She is a
side wheeler 13(1 lcet long, 22 feet beam,
3 lcet hold, and has capacity of (i'W bales
The L'. P. Scheiick arrived from New
Orlein3 night before last, nnd after rc
shipping her cargo went to tbe bank to
await morn water above or more business
below. Her officers go home by the
Cairo and Yinccnnes railroad this morn
ing. The Hee arrived from New Orleaus
yesterday, and is waiting to swap tows
with the Atlantic now due out from St.
Louis when she will return to New Or.
The C. W. Anderson had a lair cargo
from Kvansville yesterday.
The governmcnttow boatAnitaarrivcd
from Cape (lirardean yesterday. Cap
tain Cttrrie, who has charge ot the work,
says there are H)0 men at work quarry
ing stone at Gray's Poiut, and that the
Anita will bringdown a tow of barges
laden with It on Monday to lieglri work
on the river back of this city.
We are sorry to learn that Mr. A. C.
Htird is suffering from a severe attack of
fever and aguo.
The City of Yieksbtirg has a light trip
for St. Louis.
New Orleans 27im, 10th: "The Hawk
eye, a Burlington and Xorthwindy pa
per, "would like to know what is the
matter with the New Orleans IW."
Well, so far relates to that literary fel
low, we will rise and cxp'nin: We have
taken up the cudgel in defence of Capt.
lieu, F. Kgan, an old and valued friend,
against a blasted monopoly of the one
horse persuasiou, and will not lay that
same weapon down unlil the reputed
owner of that narrow gauge railroad
settles up certain over-charges and dam
ages due Buz. Conversation ! Cora
Dabler Is not the correct name of Lord
Lovcll's new Harry county antl-pec-Ilner.
Will Dr. Bra I. W. Chetley, of Cairo,
mind that? What's Cot?"
The Jim Fisk, tor Paducah, Dora Cab
ler lor Kvansville, Colorado for VIcks
burg, E. O. Stimard, for Now Orleans,
are due to-day.
The Mary Miller Is en ronte from Cin
cinnati to St. Louis.
The new towboat Onward was robbed
ot knives, forks, spoons and kitchen uten
sils the other night at Pittsburg.
Captain Grays new model barge was
launched at Freedom Wednesday last.
Tho Fair Play was aground at Puppy
Creek, and the Mary Elizabeth at Casey
ville day before yesterday.
The light house boat Lilly has laid up
Paducah Neion, loth: "The case of A.
J. Stewart, of Ohio, against the steamer
A. J. Raxer, was decided In the Court ot
Common Pleas in this city this morning,
tho Jnry rendering a verdict In favor of
It seems that Stewart was nn the way
down the Mississippi river with a flat boat
load ol llro brick, and v bllo lying at
Vickeburg his boat was run Into and
sunk by the Raker. The case earao to be
tried hero becau.se Stewart sued out an
attachment against the steamboat while
she was here on tbe ways. Tho evidence
In the oase showed that the plaintiff bad
no signal lights on his flatboat, as re
quired by law, and this fact lost him the
case TheE. A. Woodruff removed
1S3 obstructions between Kransvillo and
Loulsvlllo on her up trip.
St, Louis Jtejiubliean, 11th; "Cnptuin
Hicks' next steamer will be a stem wheel
er oi 2,200 or 3,300 ton capacity, llo Is
going to build her, perhaps, at Metrop
olis, beginning the work during the
coming winter. She will ba In length
1 285 feet, breidth S) feet, depth 10 tut
iod coUod boat. He will bo doubt
bate her btlcd tmt here. As be hat e
cured a boat for the current cotton season,
tbe building of bis uiammotb ttera
wheeler will progress slowly ud careful
ly. She will not be wanted until the
cotton moving aeason of 1S7S Is about to
Choke Mobil Oyitera and Lake Fish
at SPROAT'8 corner Twelfth etreet and
Ohio Levee. ll-3t
AT fill: MANE OLD rVfAXU.
Iticlinril lllinnrir ' but
Mr. S. Matson desires to announce to
tho citi.en.s ol 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 ut the same old stand, No.
M0 Washington avenue, between Eight
and Ninth streets, where, while thanking
UU old friends lor their past patronage,
be desires to shake hands with them, and
supply them and many ril w customers
with anything they need in his line. His
stock is coining right in every day, and
is thejbest the market affords. All are
nvltnl to call. 27-lm
i aiko, Illinois, Thiiudat Kvrninu, I
Uciober 11, 1X77. f
H are eujoying dehghtliil weather,
neither too warm nor loo cold. The
rivers continue to' fall aud am getting
very low. Business generally is good,
and the prospects for the future encour
aging. Tho railroads without exception
ate a doing a good business In tbe way
of the movement uf freights.
Tbe Hour market Is mure regular, and
prices more evenly balauced. There is
no change in the condition of the market
here,thoogh in consequence of an advance
lu wheat in the leading markets there Is
a tinner feeling among dealers in Hour.
Price have not advanced though they are
firm and steady at quotations. Receipts
are liberal and stocks good. The
demand is good and transactions
liberal Receipts of corn are light,
and there is only a small supply on the
market. There is a lair demand for good
white nti'sS-ICo Receipts ol oats
are liberal and tho stock on the market
fair, though not in excess ol the demand,
which Ik good. Prices are steady at
2K227c There Is very little choice
hay arriving and the stock on the market
is small. The demand Is liberal at $10 50
(u,l i. Common aud low grade bay is
plenty anddiill City meal is in fair
demand, Tho supply Is limited. Prices
arc steady at $2 id Bran is lu good
supply an 1 steady at $13. The demand
is fair Receipts ot potatoes are light
and the stock on the market small. The
demand Is good and prices steady at
quotations below Choice apples
well packed are In good demand.
Receipt of choice butter are light
and there ia very little on the market.
The demand Is active. Common Is plcn
ty and dull Receipts of Eggs are
light, nnd there are but, few on tho mar
ket. The demand Is good There is
a good demand for poultry at quotations.
The demand is not large.
Rates by river to New Orleaus are 1t
per cwt; 22Jc per 100 on hay, aud 3."ic
per dry bbl.
Way rate arc grain, 25c; flour, fWlc;
USfOur friends should bcr In mind
that tbe prices here given are only lor
sales from Jlrnt hands In round lots. In
filling orders and for broken lots it is
necessary to chargo an advance over
The market is lira and steady at quo
tations. Tho demand Is good. Receipts
are liberal and stocks good. Sales repor
100 bbls. Fancy Family $ 6 75
200 " Choico Family tl DO
200 " XX 6 75
300 " various Grades
on orders 6 ()07 00
100 " Low (Superfine. ... 4 40
1C.D " Choico Family 0 50
200 " Choice Family
(from mill) 8 25
Fancy Family tl 76
Family t! 00
on orders o o0(17 00
X 6 20
There is a lair demand for choice
whlto corn at 45dc. Receipts are light
and the supply on the market small.
Mixed corn is In fair supply and lair de
mand at i-l4."c. Sales noted were 2
cars mixed, In sacks on orders, 50e , 1
car good wbito in bulk, 40c ; 1 car do.,
loc ; 1 ear mixed, 4-f.o.
Receipts of oats are about equal to tbe
demand. The stock on the market is fair
and demand good. Prices are steady at
quotations. Sales reported were 3 cars
mixed In bulk, 2'lc; 3 cars mixed In bulk,
20c; 1 ctr Southern Illinois In sack, 30c;
3 ears white seed oats In bulk, 30c; 1 car
"black do, 32c; 5 cars mixed In bulk, 20c;
SOO sack mixed, 30c.
City taeal Is in limited supply. The
demand Is only moderately active. We
note sales of 300 bhls. elty, $2 40; 160
bbls. city, $2 40 ; 10 bbls. country, $2 20;
25 bbls do. $2 25.
Bran is in good supply and fair demand
at $12. Sales noted were 1,000 sacks,
$12 : 100 sacks, $12 ; 250 do. $12.
Receipts of choice hay are light, and the
supply on the market small. There is a
fair demand of choice at $10 5011.
Common and low grade bay Is In good
supply and light demand. We not
sslcs ot 9 cars choice timothy, $11; 9 oars
prime timothy, $10 50; 3 cars chelce
Receipts of potatoes an light and
stock on the market small. The demand
Is good, and price steady at quotation.
Sales noted wero 20 bbl. peachblows and
early rose, $3 15; 60 bushel, 4660e; 16$
bushels, 45(285o. ' -
' l ear l: '
Choice apples' an in fniy" ojuWati 'J
tell readily at quotation. - 6eMwwr
30 bble. New York and 7Borr!J5!8t,
$2 25; 0 bbli. fancy Ben Davis, J J J.
Receipts of choice butter' cerntiau) -
light, aud there Is very little) on 154 mar
kct. The demand is good. .; ftnttOfKHs "...
and low grade butter is an overstock and
dull. We note 10 pkgs. southern JUs.. -
medium, 13I3e; 13 pkgs. Central III.,
2025c; 13 pkgs. Wisconsin dah7,cJrek,
2(28c; 33 pkgs. northern dairy, Me.;
10 tubs Central Illinois, 15oV,18o.7; S pkgs
Receipts of eggs are light, and th
market Is almost bare. The demand Is
good. Sales were 10 pkgs. l3e; 5BQ
doic ti 14fljl5c;'J boxes, 16c; S boxes, Ho,
Receipts of chickens are light, and tha
supply on the market only fair. The)
demand is good. Sales Were 10 eoopa
young chicken, $1 7B2 ; 5 coops old
hens, $2 50 ; 3 coope Old hens $160; 4
coops young chickens, good size, $2(J)
Sales were 200 lbs. dry salt pork itilps,
8Je; 5 packages 8. C. C. haras, lic'
Sales were 3 tierces reiliied kettle ren
dered 10 e.
We note prices as follows : Prime live
geese, 40c; mixed, 23(&13c.
HIDES AND TALLOW.
Hides are 'worth dry flint, 26$18;
Green salt, 6j"e; green, 6gie. 8ale
tallow were 450 lbs. 77Je.
Choice bright pealed dried apple are
worth 3($3c; peaches, 55J.
Cabbage Is coming in more freely, and
the market is well su pplied. 1 ,000 bead
sold at $5 50(o per 100.
Sales were 10 bbls. choice red, $2.
Sales were 3 bbls. eider vinegar at 26c.
Sales were 450 bbls. Ohio river, $00.
RKI'OKT of the condition f U City na
tional Bank, at Cairo. latbeStal ntv-
uoii, attheeloM ofbuiln, October lit; 177.
Loam and dineouata . ..13,141 fe
U.S. Honda to aecur cireulatioa.... M.eS J
U. 8. Bonda en Uand. .................... ,7 SO
Other atocka, bonda and nertgage... N,Uo
una irom ipurovea re
new aKtnte -.... 38.19 31 -
Due from other Natioaal
Due trom State banki and
banker! I.U10 1 M,M I
Real abtate. ftiraltur and Saturn....
Current exjienaei and tax paid
Check and other caab
items l. SIS HS
Bill of other banki.. ll.SU taj
Fractional currency, ia-
uiuauur nicaeia w.vm an
Specie (Including- gold
ireaurr ccruucaieei J i,w
Legal-teuuer note. S,ue W
Redemption fund with V. 8. treasu
rer 15 per ceut. ot cirettlalloa)-
Due from U H. treaaorar, other than
4 per cent, redemption road..
Capital atcs k paid in ....US,Se
hurplu fond n.aeses
I'ndiTided profile. .
National bank nolea outstanding il, t
Individual depoaiti iub-
Jen to check U9f,SN 7
Due to other National
Dn to Slai banki aad
bankers..... 7,M M-tJiMU
Tetal Mm.. ii .SIM.StS) SS
Stat of Illinois, County of Alexander ea.
1, W. P. Halliday, Preaideat of th
named bank, do aolamaly iwear that the above
atatement 1 trn to tb beat of Br aMWledga
and belief. W. P. HALLIDAT, PraaldeaV
aubaeribed and iworn to beibr ni laU 0A
day or Oatober, 1177. U. B. CANDKI,
H. L. HALLIDAT,
R. H.f UNKWUHAat. SDIrasUM.
ii. D. WILLIAMSON. '
BMk autta !.
Report of Alexander County Bank of
Cairo, Monday, Oct 8, 1877:
Bills receivable. $ 75,660 17
Due from other banks..- 1,318 84
Cash on band 25,856 M
Outfit and furniture 5,000 08
Expenses - 3,436 M
Interest and premiums : 468 01
Capital Stock, $50,000, paid ln..$J5,000 00
Deposits. 70,806 83
Earnings.. 8,669 08
Surplus Fund 1,781 42
We do solemnly swear that tb above
statement Is true to the best of our know
ledge and belief.
F. Bros, President, -H.
Subscribed and sworn to before me till
6th day of October, 1877.
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