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k URO BUSINESS HOUSES
' Jsvlw.aav itatiaeka Ira eaa hare thro ltnaa
f, ia uk miuma aaaer aptiroprmw aeadlng
rite ate 0J.it pw monbof lit per year
muim fiunaij in aovaaae.
. J 1 -r r ' 11 - 1 - 1
- Mawdwftf, aHovoa Mel TIN War.
mm GaVee and Faraert' Implement, Wirt
Fnmpe end Ladder,
o uoawMrau Avenin
nri w nun aotioee
J. S.MoGAHEY Dealevln hard tad tofllnai.
mt, flooring, allng, tiding tad or faced
Him baa, lata aad akinglao. Offlue and yard
turner Twaaltwh street and Washington iTaiuif
Usait and all kinds of tenor nrtielm. Commer-
yat avaniM, comer eta aunt.
VOTJUAM WOTER-Sixth itmt between
ajmnierciaiavenn ana weepingum eveaae.
ClalJuag aael BWrahaat rallarlna:.
JOB AMTIUM-Moreaant Tailor and dealer
ta aepgy tsaoo notaiag. 7tOhie Levee.
' Beat Katal Agesselt.
M. J. HOWUT-Keal Estate Agent. Bays
aad aalla rami eeial, eollaoia rent, nayt taxes
' hit aaa-raaldaota.ale. Commercial erenue, be
tween main aaa lento lUMtt.
1KKLE ft TH18TLKWOOD
Cotton tad Tobacco Factor! and arn
rinaaora oi tae aannara- leoaoro rtartnouee,
2a Jk Ml Caaunmcreial Avenue.
v - tJeaeroi Forwarding and Commltaioa
, awrebant, fur Um sale of farm, Garden, Or
- shard and Dairy V reduce, t Onto Urea.
D A. WUKZtOCE kvOs-
li r tmtni Forwarding and ComsoUtloa
avareaaala, and dealer la ail kind of Kruit and
Prod no, a Otto Lex, Cosiaignment soue-
ited. . rtittclli furnished aa epoliceuon
Juit received, J00 barrel choice applet
at II Ohio Levee. II. I.iioutojt.
;fotxt At tobacco warehouse child's
fold chain. Owner can hate the tame
by pi J In for this advertisement, , Cell
al tbli otfloe. . 18-30 tf.
Tba Tidal Veva-ii Uu Israels Cairo
JuatBeoelTtdS.OOO of Uie celebrated
Tidal Ware, 9 cent cigars. Try tbem.
Trade supplied. Firms A Bibd,
39-tf '; -
Barcalaa Extra rtllaarj, ,
J. Burger bat renently ckwed out sev
eral large lota of Foreign and American
Dress Goods, and la offennf tbe tame at
yrteea never before known In this city.
Call and be eonvtoced at, J. Burger's,
CvrarnercJal avenue, Cairo, 111. 1:M5hi
tvettl Caloaaaa a Laaatdry,
. Kra.tttie Coleman bu reopened ber
lanaory oh Fourth street, between wuh
iajton aAd Comaarelal arenues, and takes
UU nveibod of lnferailaf bar old friends
aad patrons that she ia attain at their er
viae, aad toilette their petreiure. Kbt hu
red need prices to suit the timet.
I a .- x .'
The Cairo Tumer toelety hu conclu
ded to open a school In their hall, cor
ner of Teatb and Toplar sireeU for the
purpose of flrlug tnstroetlont in gym
nutlo ezereiaet. Parents who desire to
send their children will apply as K. Heb
aaker'a bakery, on Klghth street
Terms, tt cents per mom n. I lw.
' "" " fer Sal. . -
tbn following deecribed property for
aale at a bargrn If applied for toon, viz :
LU 7 and S, block 60, with residence
aad Improvement, corner Ninth street
and Wublogton avenue; 3 bouses and
lots on north aide ot Twelfth street, tor
r Poplar; cottage and lot on Walnut,
l9-tf. Keal Estate Agent.
f 10 atewartf.
"The Peerless" Is beyond all qaestion
the best Ate cent cigar oflered for tale in
this market. Mr. Fred Teichman is the
sole manufacturer of this celebrated
brand of clgara, and ofleres reward of
one hundred dollai a to any person who
will And any In them but tbe pure Ila-
Tana filler with Connecticut wrapper and
binder. The Peerless hu become a great
fsvorlta with Cairo smokers, and the
demand for tbem ia constantly on tbe
Increase. The trade supplied on tbe
moat reasonable terms. For tale by
Fred Teichman, Commercial avenue,
ear .Sixth street. Jy3-2in.
Id. Braxton bu returned to his old
stand In the Reiser building, where he is
better prepared than ever to accommo
Jato bia patrons and the public who
asay favor blm with a call. 1 He bu gone
to conatdrabl tipense In fitting up a
toopteof nicely furnished rooms, which
' be hu provided with all the latest Im
. provemenU and conveniences. He m
i ploya only tint elus workmen and those
vlto patronize hhn will have their wants
' attended to in style and will receive
alaeiae Cacapad I ran jail.
' Veeterday morning Uie Jailer noticed
'abol lallande'tcell. and on Investiga
ting he found, Kinde had made hla es
' eapo to the Original Penny store, 78"
Ohio Lette, to tea Walt Wright's new
wagon which wu loaded with 5 cent
' oyitartt 9 nt matches, 10 cent sugar,
S cant aotp and lot ot other goods sold
eheaper than any other iiouse In the city
- an tall. Walt, on top of the goods, wu
delivsrlng and taking ordera for other
foods to bo delivered promptly. He will
famish you with bis postal cards free, so
' yon will save Urns and trouble by ordert
leg your foods from him. '
... OfttonuL Fkkny Btok.
Dos.l7t 7 Ohio Levee.
, . Tka Merry Daya mt l. -
. In reading of the middle ages one la
struck by the accounts given ot teat ot
strength, etc., of tbe lite actors ot those
times. The suits ot armor worn, would
- eertalaly Indicate the possession ol great
' er phytlelal strength than Is developed
by msa In these latter, daya. What
1 aniikt tha nhaara f Mart llal In tha
merry days a more outsdoor Ills than this
Mvanoeq avuizanon oi oura can anoru.
TMrt Li f jfreater consumption of brain
auttar. and that incrtued demand on
. ! sad phjalcai power MoesslUtsa
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THURSDAY, January 10, 1878.
Shell oysters Just received at the
Crystal toloou, IIarrt Wauk.
Harry Walker sett a free oyster lunch
every evening. "Don't you forget it,"
Shell oysters lust received at tho
Crystal saloon,-' Harrt Walkir.
Shell oysters nst received at the
Crystal saloon. Harry Wamckr.
Oyster soup lunch at Harry alker's
Crystal saloon every evening at
For Bauer, I'.t, Applti, ete., call at
No. IA Ohio leven.
ti. U. LiionroN.
Query: "Why will men smoke com
mon tobacco, when they can buy Mar
burg Bros. 'Seal of North Carolina' at
the same price f"
-The Hibernian engine house is a reg.
nlar rendezvous for tramp. It la said
that from fifty to seventy-five congreo
gate there every night.
A full line of flannels and blanket,
from tbe best nunulactorles lu the coun
try are now on sale at J. Burger's at a
tacrillce in the cott price. 1245-tf
It is nn undisputed fact that the
finest general line of dry goodt, curpeu
and oil cloths to be found in the city can
be seen at tbe popular bouso of J. Bur
Aa unexcelled variety ol zeolivrs.
wools and fancy articles, ol all shades
and colors, form an attractive feature in
the elegant holiday dUptay at J. Burger's.
19on't forget the free oyster soup at
9 o'clock this evening at Harry Walker's.
corner Sixth street and Commercial sve
nue. , - 1.4.U
Paperholdera, comban d brush boxes,
and many other ai tides too numerous to
mention at K. C. Ford's Variety Bracket
Store. Go and take a look at the stock,
it will repay anyone. 12-30-tl.
For the next thirty days J. Burger
ill oiler bis extensive stock of fabrics
and silks of innumerable gradea and pat
terns to the publio at greatly reduced
prices. 12-15 ti
Ladies and Misses' cloak and lurs ot
the finest material and workmanship,
will be a special feature In the sale ot
goods during the holidays at tbe honss
of J. Burger. 12-15-tt.
Tbe reputation' whlth the house of
J. Burger has attained in the sale ot
gent's furnishing goods will not de
teriorate. An examination of the floe
stock now on band will salUty the most
skeptical of its superiority, 1215 tf.
PuTsond contemplating their holiday
purchases will do well to cull at the hous-e
ot J. Burger. For elegant and unlimited
variety hi stock Is unsurpassed, and
prices have been reduced to astonishingly
low figure?. 12-15-tf
An unexcelled variety of zephyrs
wools and fancy articles, of all shades
and colors, form an attractive feature in
the elegant holiday display at J. Burger's.
Prices reduced from 20 to 15 cents per
Baker's Cod Liver Oil, Lime, and
Wild Cherry quickly relieves Throat and
Lung diseases, and Imparts vigor and
new lite to debiliated constitutions. Plea
sant in taste. J. C. Bakkr & Co.,
(Oct. 13, 5-w) Philadelphia, Pa.
It has become an almost universal
complaint that it is impossible to procure
a good 6 cent cigar in Cairo. To smos
kers we would say that the "Peerless." a
t cent cigar which la manufactured ex
pressly for Phil. Saup, Is a cigar which
will meet with their favor. 12-13-tt.
Tbe Centaur LinimenU are the great
est remedies ever discovered tor all flesh,
bone and mascle ailments bites, bruises,
swellings, burns, rheumatism, stiff joints,
ete. What the W bite Liniment does tor
the human lamily, the Yellow Liniment
does tor horses and animals. They are
cheap, they are convenient, and they are
certain In their effects. U-ll-13w
i Children cry lor Pitcher's Caatoria
It It as pleuaut to take as honey. It
eontains no morphine or other deleter
lovs ingredient, and is sure to expel
worms, cure wind colic, regulate the
bowels and stomach, aud overcome Irri
tation caused by rash or cutting teeth,
Mothers can rest, and children enjoy
health, who use Cast or Is. It is harm
less, it It certainly speedy, and It Is
cheap.' 11-11-13 w
The meeting at tho Presbyterian
church lat night was very well attended
and unusually interesting, The remarks
of Mr. Ayers, addressed to the young,
were very impressive. Addresses will
be made this evening by J. M. Lausdcn,
Esq., and others. The services begin
promptly at halt past seven and lut
about one hour.
S lbs choice Rio coffee, $1.
10 lbs A sugar, $1.
11 tbs best New Orleans sugar, $1.
And everything else at rock bottom
prices. ' Pbttis A Bird.
Blcht Near tba Old ntand.
Hsvlng withdrawn from tha dental inn
r Canine A Whltlock, I will still continue
tbe practie of dentistry at No. 130 Commtr
elal ave. bstwasn Bin and 8ih streets, evtr
Oeldstine A Rosenwatsr's store third
doer north of Eight street I will bs pleas
ed to see all ny old friends and patjoni,
tad attend punstually.to thtir wants ia
the way efdettlstryv . ' VsryltVpy.
.t . : ,- I.W.vTtmV0CaD.D,l.
1st US Cen'l evs-3 doors north of lib it.
PwuwwAt Korrs.-Dr. B. Wtrdur
left the city by tbs Illinois Central rail
road lut night for Springfield, where be
goet to attend a meeting of tho State
Board of Health, which meets in that dty
tOMlay. .Too doctor expects to reach
home aghta on Friday evening. , ,
Mrs. May, fromCtntralia, is tititlng
at the residence of Mrs, Spauldlnf , 1 j
i-Col.fi. B. Watklnsand BherlffWil.
ion, of Mound City, were in town yester
Mlts Florence May and Miss Ella
Este, from Centralis, are visiting Mrs,
Dr. Wm. Looney. of Vienna, wu In
tbe city yedterday on his way home from
trip to the soitb.
Mr. B. Russell, well-known to asanv
Ofourcltizeni.hu bid farewell to the
stone depot office and bu accepted a
permanent " ait" in Loulaville, Ky.,for
hlch place he leaves to-day.
Mr. W. IL Hatter, fuel agent of tbs
Illinois central, who is known to many
of our citizens, hu gone to Centralis,
Mr. Hatter will to-day be united in holy
wedlock with one of Centralla's fairest
At tbe next regular meetins- of the
Excelsior Social and Literary society the
question for discussion will be : " Should
the Bible be abolished from the publio
schools," The meeting will be held at
tlie residence ol Ults May Harrnai.
Jail Diuviay. Tbe Ballard Jfewi of
the 5th Instant, published lu our neigh
boring village ot Blandyille, gives ths
following particulars of the escape ot
several prisoners from the county jail :
Lut Sunday night the prlaouers broke
jail two out ol the three making good
mcir cavape uue oi meui, a mere Doy,
was lounU on the iool on Sunday morns
ing crying aud calling tor help, tie re
lates Uie particulais as lollows: Davis
and liarria (Uk prUoners that got away)
burned er cnarreda bole tuiough the
exiling by buiuuig a lamp aKainst
it. lue celling ts made ot a layer of
legs one fool in diameter besides being
lined below with heavy lumber, it re
quired three nights to burn the bole
Uirougu and jrei it larve enough to crawl
out au They alternately stood on each
others shoulders while at work, one man
not being tall enousb to reach tbe Cellini
and work efficiently. When the work
was nnunea aui tbe root reached, thev
made a rope out of the bed clothintT. and
descended by that means. Davis went
down first and reached tne ground safe
ly, but wiien Harris wu making bis de
cent the rope toroke and be received a
hard fall, which must have Injured
him considerably, as be wu unable to
get up for some time. Tims the boy.
unaoie to return to tne ceil tnrougn
tbe narrow and difficult passage through
which he emerjeed. wu left on the roof
to brave tbe cold aud beating rain until
almost daylight, wben bv his moans and
cries he aroused panics llvina- In the vi
cinity ot the Jail, wbo after waking the
jailor aMisiea mm to piucxotr the young
scion from his lofty perch and remand
Mm to prison. ,. . .
Since the above wu put In type Harris
hu been recaptured and lodged In fall.
fie waa caught by Steve Brady and W m.
Morris, in North Ballard, opposite He
He is a "nice" young man, and like
many other "nice" young men, he had a
hankering after "nice" young ladles.
Buttoning up bis coat and pulling down
his hat, he chose the dark side of the
avenue, and arriving at his destination
he gathered all bis courage and rang tbe
bell at the corner ot Fifth street and
Commercial avenue. It wu enough.
All may be said in the following sen
tence : "He came, be taw, the conquer
ed." He gave her money, a gold chain,
and jewelry of every description. She
had told blm that she wu bis "girl,"
and hence his bliss was beyond bounds.
But beconflded'in ft friend a Judas la.
cariot who thinking an opening might
there also be found tor himself, went and
did likewise. Jealousy would not per
mit such a state of affairs and the friends
came to blows. But on Monday last
they both went to tbe bouse fo find wbo
wu the most beloved, when she gave
them to understand that both were to
her equally dear. Their eyes were
pened, but alaa ! as tuual, too Late.
Masonic At tbe lut meeting ol Cairo
coramandery tbe following officers were
installed tor the ensuing year :
Sir Horace Wardor, Eminent Com'
Mir S. J. Ayres, Generalissimo ;
Sir Jas. Rearden, Capt. General ;
Sir B. F. Baughan, Prelate;
Sir Fred. Korsemeyr, Recorder ;
Sir John Antrim, Treuurer;
Sir C. W, Henderson, Senior Warden ;
Sir B. F. McGee, Junior Warden ;
Sir W, H. Morris, Warder;
Sir S. T. McBride, Standard Bearer ;
. Sir B, F, Parker, Sword Bearer ;
Sir KlchnlM Cantwell, Capt. of the
Guard ; '
Parlob Lectcbis. A series of six
"parlor 11 lerary entertainments" are to
be given -for the benefit of tbe "Cairo
public literary,'' which will consist ot
original papersA readings, recitations.
music, etc. The first will be held at Mrs-
J. B. Hudson's, corner of Sixth and
Walnut streets, Friday afternoon, Jan.
18th. Tbe programme will be given in
Vital weakness or depression: a weak
exhausted feeling, no energy or courage;
tbe result ot mental over-work, indis
cretions or excesses, or some drain on the
system, is always cured by Humphrey's
Homeopathic Speeinc No. 28, It tones
np and invigorates the system,, imparts
strength and energy stops the drain and
rejuvenates the entire man. Been used
twenty years wito perfect success by
thousands. Sold by dealers. Price fl
per single vial, or 5 per package of five
vials and $2 vial of .powder. Sent by
mall on receipt of price. Addreu
Uumphrey'a Homeopathic Medicine
Company, 109 Fttfton street N. Y . -riulyiaid&w
, At private salt al Ho. II Tenth street
-one let l lne fuTottaret bsdreom set
side board end other articles. ?t
Ciiao, I.I. Jh . 1KS. (
Present-Hls Honor Ms-or Winter,
od Aldermen Fdtey, Hsllldiy, Lancu-
ter, O'Callanan. Patler, llttenhonse,
rbUUewood, Word and Wrht 8.
On motlM of Aldernan Wood
the minutes of let meeting were ap
proved without reidlng.
C0MMCMICATI01 FROM TBI MAYOR.
The mayor submitted to the council
tbe following comnanicatlon, viz :
Caiiu, III., Jan. 8, 1878.
To tbs eity tooaeli of fee city af Oaira i
Gemuubn Afcer the destruction of
the V meat iron rVorks, on Tbunday
lut, by xlta the cuireotreport wu heard
upon ths ereets that the destruction of
same wss emoed by negiigenos ot Po
licemen Meiartby aud Sargaut by not
giving the sarin promptly. 1, upon In
quiry and consultation with the chief of
police and (no with the chairman ot
Committee oti'ollce, Jail and Fire De
partment, suspnded the said policemen
Irom duty untifurtbar orders, referring
their case to tbiabove named committee
for Investigate. Tbe committee met
last evening, ad impart la! Jy heard the
evidence that ws presented, alter which
they adjourned will 3 o.clock p. m. this
day. After meeing and deliberating,
they presented to me the following re
port u the result t their Investigation :
T Henry Wlatar, Mror ol Uat City of Cairo :
Tbe eommttteeou police, jail aud tiro
department, to ibou yua rWarred tbe
suspension of prfioe officers McCarthy
and Sargent la v reliction of duty on the
morniog ot Ire tor investigation, beg
leave to report the following, viz : .
Your eomnttee baring Investigated
the charges retting to the suspension of
police officers McCarthy aud Sargent,
cannot from he evidence adduced but
and them not sillty, and would respect
lully ask that yur honor restore tbem to
their former poition on the police force.
We think, horever. that tbe Mayor wu
lut tided under be circumstances lu sus
pending them, tending an Investigation,
W. P.YY right. Chairman,
D. J. Ioliv,
Com. Police, Jai. and Fire Department.
In reply to their- port I would say that
I have complied wth their wish and have
re-instated them totbeii former position
as pol cenien, and trust that my action
in the matter, togetherwitb the action
and recommendation otthe committee,
will meet with your hear.y approval.
I have the honor to be yours respect
fully, H.Wktir, Mayor,
Alderman Thistle woodmoved that the
communication be recelvtd, spread upon
the minutes and Hied.
Alderman Lancaster moved to amind
by laying on tbe table.
Amendment lost by thelollowlng vote:
Ayes Lancaster, Patler and Wood 3.
Nays-Foley, Hallldaj, O'Callahan,
Rltteuhouae,Tblstlewoodand Wright 0.
Tbe question being callsd, tbe original
motion was adopted by the following
Ayes Foley, O'Callahan, Patler, Rit-
tenhouse, Tbittlewood and Wright 0.
Says Halliday, Lancaster and Wood
The mayor reported tbe names ol spe
cial policemen aopolnted by blm to sup
ply vacancies on police force during tbe
suspension of officers McCarthy and Sar
gent, together with the time served, and
amount due each, as follows, viz:
n m. 8c butter, 5 days special po
lice 12 00. 110 00
Geo. L.Olmsted, 4 days special
ponce uu 8 uu
Miles W. Parker, 1 day special
ponce j uu i uu
On motion ot Alderman Wood, the
bills were referred to committee on
taroRTS or art omckRi.
Report ot J. J. Bird, police magistrate,
for the menth of November, wu sub
mitted, and on motion of Alderman
Wood, received and ordered filed.
Report of J. B. Pblllis,city comptroller,
to whom was referred, at lut meeting,
the report ot city treasurer, B.F.Parker,
lor tbe month of December, fer examin
ation and verification, wu read, and on
motion of Alderman O'Callahan, received
and concurred in.
CLAIMS AMD ACCOUNTS,
The following claims against the city
were reported back by tbe committee on
clilms, to whom tbey were referred at
last and previous meetings, recommend
ing payment In full ol same.
J. ft. McGahey, 4,305 ft. oak lum-
Der, (4io 161 50
Milton Jeuklni, reconstructing 812
lineal feet or sidewalk, on west
erly side ot Commercial avenue,
between Third and Fourth and
Ninth and Twelfth streets, 36c.33 32
Milton Jenkins, reconstructing 173 i
lineal leet ot sidewalk on north
erly side of Fifteenth street, be
tween Loomt and Cedar streets
33c. 57 09
Milton Jenkins, reconstructing 858
lineal reel or sidewalk on norm
erly side of Fourth street, be
tween Commercial avenue and
Walnut street Qi3U , 201 28
T. J. Fitzgerald, reconstructing
'lineal leet or sidewalk, on
Eighth street, between Walnut
and Cedar streets &65c 101 47
John Cooke and H. Dunker, build
ing extension oi sidewalk Into
Commercial avenue, on south
side ot Fourteenth street, 17 lin
eal teet 60e. 10 20
Percentage retained on bill ot De
cember 1,1877 56 10
J Cooke and II. Dunker, recon
structing ot 278 lineal feet ot side
walk, on the northerly aide of
Tenth street, between Commer
cial avenue and liCVee street,
Mtfc 189 04
C. w. Henderson, 10 kegs20d nails
260. 2 00
James Keating, 231 dava labor on
sidewalks 1 25....'. 29 38
M, Hauliban, 7daya'sameI 25.... 8 75
N. A.Devorer10days'umel 60 16 00
John Sullivan, hauling 23 loads
sidewalk lumber 30& 140
Richard Nason. hauling 4 loads
cinders 35c 1 40
Ma or A Teasler. repairing plow
and sharpening tools In Sept 1877 1 70
F. M. Ward, ioe for street labors .
M. Haullban. 121 days' labor on
drains! 25. 15 01
P. Mahonev. 13 days' labor on
drains with Jail gang 92 00. 20 00
Matt. Price, removing dead bog
and dog during December. 50
Arab fin eomnanv. Quarterly al-
lowanee im to Jannry 1, 1171... 00 00
Rough A Ready Ftre Co., ume.... 60 00
Hibernian . . do. same... 60 00
Delta City do. tame... 60 00
R. II. Cnnnlasrham. rant ot eount j
ell Shambar unto Jan. l,U7t.., 10 00
XvMlng Hon m oSett lot prim V
ting 1,000 UTMurmrsteipts ua . a u
binding. , is K
Irsnljg San 1eb office, for prin
ting 1,000 licenses and bludlng
Cairo city gas ev., gas consumed In
council chamber up to Jan. 1.
1878: 1 00
F. Vincent, one bbl. lime tor city
Jell I. 125
P, Mahonsy, dieting prisoners dur
ing month of December. 83 00
P. Mahoney, dieting prisoners be-
tore trial in December 11 33
LawIs Ross, hauling one "drunk"
to Jail 25
Cairo oity gas co., gas consumed
iajail up to January 1. 1878 1 30
CaiKoBsLLETiN. printing proceed-
Ings, etc, up to January 1. 1878. 7 85
H T Gerould, labor and black.
smithing on court house pump.. 2 25
P. W Allen, painting Scales 1 50
B Phi Ills, cash paid for stamps
and housing coal 80
Cairo City Gas Co., gu consumed
In police headquarters up to
January 1, 1878 2 30
C. B. Newland, repairs on Tenth
street pump 1 00
C B. Newland, repairs on New
York store pump C9 13
B. F. Blake, 25 leet 3 inch suction
hose for Arab fire company 10 88
On motion ot Alderman Patler the
above claims were allowed and ordered
paid, u recommended by the committee,
by the following vote :
Ayes Foley, Halliday, Lancaster,
O'Callahan, Patler, Kittenhotise, Thistle
wood, Wood and Wright 9.
The claim ot C. B viir....r.i
on eourt-liouse pump, $5.25, repoared
back by same committee, recommending
that the payment of three dollars he
made ia full for said claim.
On motion of Alderman Rlitenbouse
the bill was allowed and ordered paid, as
recommended by the committee, by tbe
tollowing vote :
Ayes Foley, Halliday, Lancaster,
O'Callahan, Patler, Klltenhouse, Thistle
wood, Wood and Wright 8.
A petition from tbe Bistcri of the Holy
Cross wu submitted by Alderm in Pa
tler, representing that ia the year 19
thty had erected on block 89, first addi
dition to the city ot Cairo, 111., what is
known u St. Mary's hospital, and that
tbey had labored to make it soli sustain
ing, besides administering to the wants
ot many poor and destitute persons with
out any remuneration whatever; and
that the city council generally exempted
them from eity taxes, until about three
years ago, but had paid several hundred
dollars u taxes into the city and
county treasuries on tbe proper
ty held by them; that their
patients at present are few in number
and entirely consisting of murines. They
respeetiuuy pray to do relieved rrom the
further payment ot taxes to tbe city, and
lor such exemption are willing to receive
a certain number ot patients, sunt by the
proper sity authorities, at a reduced rate
per diem breach.
Alderman Patter moved to refer pells
tlon to finance committee.
Alderman Wood moved to amend by
referring to corporation counsel to
ascertain whether the city council has
ths power to grant the prayer of petition
ers. Amendment accepted, and the mo.
tien adopted u amended.
The. petition of W T. Ueerwart, asst.
firs marshal, asking for a copy ot the
eity ordinances, free ol cost.
On motion ot Aldcrmau Halliday, the
prayer ol petition was granted, and the
city clerk instructed to lurnish copy ol
city ordinances as desired.
RKSOLCTIONS AND MOTIOKS.
Alderman Halliday moved that the
rates be suspended requiring ths com
mittee on claims to report on tha bill of
John P. Ilely, referred at last meeting,
and that the said bill be taken Irom said
committee for immediate action.
Tbe motion was adopted ty the follow
ing vote :
Ayes Halliday, Lancaster, O'Calla
han, Patier, Rittenhouse, Thlstlewood
Nays Foley and Wood 2.
On motion nt Alderman Halliday the
bill of John P. Uely, for surveys, plana,
specifications, etc. lor new bridge across
Cache river, amounting to $50 as per
contract, wu allowed and ordered paid
by the following vote :
Ayes-IIalliday, Lancaster, O'Calla
han, Patler, Rittenhouse, Thlstlewood
and Wright 7.
Nays Foley and Wood 2.
A communication was submitted from
Taber Bros., stating that a Lumber ol
citizens were desirous of putting a'town
slock" in tho tower oi the '-Delta City
fire corny any V engine house now being
erected, and the estimated cost of a No.
1 striking clock being $800; and propose
that If the city will contribute $250. the
balance ot said amount can be raised by
voluntary subscription, snd that thty
will guarautee tha collection of same,
put up the best $600 clock, attend to
winding up, regulating, keeping In prop
er order, etc., for tbe period ot one year
without extra expense.
The motion by Alderman Thlstlewood
to lay on ths table failed of adoption.
Alderman Foley moved to refer to Fi
nance Committee. Motion lost.
On motion ot Alderman Lancaster, re
ferred to the Committee on Streets, by
the following vote :
Ayes Foley, Halliday, Lancaster,
O'Callahan, Patler, Rittenhouse and
Nays Thlstlewood and Wrlght-2.
'Die state and city liquor bonds of the
lollowlng persons were submitted and,
on motion ot Alderman Lancaster, ap
Joseph Rsuekcr, Augustus Botto. C.
O. Patter A Co., John Cells, Feuehter A
Schwanitz, Albert Sasanka, Smyth
Bro., Joseph Pendola, Herman Igel, Er
nest B. Petllt, Joseph Desltnonl, William
O'Callahan, Charles Weber, Patrick
Fitzgerald, Mrs. Llzzlnker Scott, Patrick
Clancy, John Gates, Antonio Rsgglo snd
Bonds ol ,tlie following persons, on
motion ol Alderman Wright, wart re
ferrtd back lor further sesurlty, vis t
Jsmee Qreansy, Antenlo Ctlla and
itfarQams for tteiaLo MttQc
Extraordinary Inducements to Purchaser!
T7xxtU sorter SS-brlavtzaxM Week. v
FOIl TH M NTTTTZZE "X' H I LHLTTT IDiVXC
Willi offer to ih Public lema uaptcotdtatad Bargains ia
The Finest assortment of Ladits' Cloaks and Furs In the City.
Unequalled Attractions Silk Handerehlefs, Collars, Cuffs and Tits in laras variety aa
A Full ai.d Complete Line of Gents' Furnishing Goods sold at astonishingly low prices
Zehyrs,vooli and Fancy artlelot ol all shades and oolort.
Ladies Shoes actually at Cost.
Carpets and Oil Cloths in endless variety, quality tnd pattern.
We take pleasnre In announcing to our
are now offering special inducements to
days. A thousand new and attractive articles of vertu are now on exhibition, and
are ueing ouereu at most extraordinarily
. J .1.1 .. ...i .. aUL- 'ii.
Tbe motion by Alderman Thistlewood
to refer tbe comrmialcation to the com
mittee on police, jail and lire department,
lulled adoption by the following vote :
Ayes Halliday, Rilteiihouse. and
Nays Foley, Lancaster, O'Callahan,
Patier, Wood and Wright-0.
Alderman Wright moved that tbe city
attorney be instructed to proceed under
the ordinances against all persons doing
business requiring license, not having
obtained the same against tbe 15th. inst.
On motion ol Alderman Halliday, the
J. B. Puiu.n, City Clerk,
SIGNAL SERVICE RETORT.
STATIOK. LOW WATSB. RlM Or Fall
FT, IK. rt. nt.
Cairo i7 8 I V
Cincinnati - S o 10
DaTcnport.... ' -O 2
Louisville 6 I "0 '
Krokuk J lu .-0 2
it. low -I II S I ) I 7
JAMES M. WATSON,
Baneaat Signal Service, V). B. A
Ice ran out of the Mississippi all yes
terday, hut was soil and slushy, and no
Impediment to navigation below here.
Tbe fl. C. Yarger is booked to leave
St. Louis to-day, and the City of Alton
Mr. Tbomu Whitlidgc, for many years
connected with the anchor line ot packets,
hu retired irom the river, and has taken
up his home in St. Marys, where he has
opened a iatnily grocery.
rVill 3. Hayes, of Louisuillc, Is a sound
temperance man, and is doing all he can
for tbe cause. Ills latest effort is an ad
vocacy of tbe organization ot "No Treat"
clubs everywhere. He claims, and
has good reason to, that the greatest
amount of drunkenness In this couutry
comes from the habit of treating. He
says it will save men, money and whisky,
and he is right.
The Jno. W. Garnett is getting a cargo
here rapidly, so also tre the barges of
the Port K;ids.
Tbe Cons Millar yciterday morning
was well laden tor Memphis.
The Golden City left Cincinnati Tues
day niifht. Tbe tichenck leaves Thurs
day and the Houston or Cherokee will
The Golden City will have a good
cargt by the time she reaches Cairo.
The steamers In the fourth (St. Louis)
district during 1877 carried 2,1 1J, 900
passengers and not one life lost.
Geo. Wright, an original opponent of
the jetties, after an official visit, uuequlv
ocally states that Captain Eads has ob
tained the legal twenty-two feet water at
the Jetties, which entitles him to the ad
Mrs. Captain J. D. Ueglir, Miss Kittie
Uegkr and Masters Harry and Georgs
Uegler will accompany Captain Hegler
on ths Golden City to New Orleans and
Tbe United States dredge boat Mc
Allister, wulcli left Port Eads on tne 2nd.
for Sabln Pass, Is supposed to be lost, u
no trace of her has since been discovered,
The weather Is mild and thawing rapid
ly. Business dull.
Captain James B. EAds has been grant
ed his second instalment of $300,000 for
the Jetty work.
The Belle Memphis will try to get to
St. Louis. The floating Ice is pretty
hard, but will greatly thin out under the
Influenoe of such weather.
Tbe ferry boat Nebraska City 2 arrived
from Greenfield's landing yesterday.
The rivers are dropping down right
REPORT OF Tn CONDITION Or TUB ALEX
ANDER county Bank or caiko, ill.,
at the close ov business,
jan. 7th, 1878.
Loans and discounts... $43,204 71
Due irom Dnnka 8.700 ao
Cash on baud 34,042 04 42.748 89
Outfit and furniture... 0,000 00
Total $96,013 60
Capital stock paid in -$25,000 00
Deposits 68,260 32
Slurplus fund 1753 26
Total $96,013 60
We, '. Bros, president, and U. Wells,
cashier ot the above named bank, do
solemnly swear that the above statement
Is true to ths best of our knowledge and
H. Wills, Cashier. President.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this
7th day of January. 1171.
"" ' AIVR1D COMOros.
,TrT? "aTM ' T 1
patrons and the public t rnerally that wr
those who purchase within the next K
J. Ill KCJEIl.
A FARM & HOME
OF YOUR OWN.
How is Time io Im't
nvr v nvs xox.x.Axt&
FOR AN ACRE '
orthe brat land in America. 2,nno.000 arras la
Kastcra Nebraska, on Ike line of theUnloa Pa
cirlo railroad now tor sala. Ten years eradil
aifto, in arrat only i ptr emu Tbaea ara tba
oaiy lanue ror aui' on ina una or una great ran
rnal. the M'erld'e UUbway. Send tot Die
near 1 ' flonx-r " the b at paiwr for tkose teak-ins-
new hornet rver publlaheil. Full partleii
lara, with map, sent tree. U. F. DAVIS, Land
Agent. U P. K. K., Omaha, Keb,
A CHEAT 0773.lt.
We will luring these hard times and the hall-
dart diepoee of Oaa Hunortd New Pianos aad
Oraans f Int claae makes 1 1 lewer priuee for
eaen or Instalments tbaa ever twture offered .
Watera' Pianoe and Ortaat are tbe bni auile.
w rranted far Ave years, lllaitrated catalogue
mailed Ureal In 'nee enta to tbe trade. Pi-
anea, T-octave, fliQ.7 1-3-nctave l.v). Ore;a,
3 ttotx. S48. 4 ttois. SVXi, 7 stone. i, stone.
STO fo nope, ti, n etope t. In prf.ot or
der, not need a rear Sheet muiie half priee.
HOBACK WATERS A RON-, manufaemrerl
and dealers, 40 iCaat Fonrteaath etreet, .New
I Cure Fits.
When 1 st aura I do not mean merely to ttoa
them far a time and than have ike at rt-tura
gain, I mraa a ndical core 1 am a rtslar
Dhyaictaa aud nave nuae the ai aae or File,
Eeliepev or PallicK Sickneaa t life-Ion studr.
I warrant tuv remedy to cure la core the wont
eaaea. Bee-use otrere nave railed it no reaioa
for not bow leceiviuc a eure from me. head te
of my infalibo remedy. (Jive expreai and
aoat poitoilic. IUeet yen rj"thinf tor a trial,
ana i nut eure you. aanrese vn. a. o.
KOUr, l rearl street, ew lark.
WOES FOR ALL
In their own localities, eanTualng for the
fir-cld Vial tor, (rnlargnl) Weekly and
Monthly. Lara-awl Paper la lb World,
with Man moth Chromo Free His; Commie-
siona to Agents t erm ana until i rree. Au
drcst P O.VICKBltY. August .Main.
A A Extra. Fina Mixed Oarda. witkaai
XW 10 ota., post paid. L. JONE8 A CO.,
naesaa, i. r.
P I A IMl IS rlorOrfl-ns. price MM),
X. JLXXJL1 wUonly Paper free.
DAN'L . BE ATT Y, Washington, S. J.
WHY PAY S
For a a Piano, or t'l"0 for tn Orraa, when yon
paii huva nn f thaa iiruarunteen aa rood aa
the be-1) sent on trial Frit E by the A KOHAL
4 SMI I'll Plann and and Organ Co., " Uai'er-
ItV Place, N. Y.
ne CARDS styles) 10c, birdcaidtl0e,
witbuauia 1. Terpning,CobleakiUN,Y.
Write Georie Webster, Hamilton, Waneoek
county, 111., tor maps and descilpliont or vain
able farms in O'ark coua y, Mo. For tale LOW
or lease on long time.
OR Faihionable Cards snow flake Marble,
ac. wim name, iuc. c. alker to..
OR Mixed Cards with name, ia card case, ky
man, mo, it. r. nuuui.ns, senoaaea
nOSsUEPTION can he cured! Try rCL-
ABKyour uruggiar ter it
ran. Aaeuuipait with attachment.
Public notice It hereby given to the tald
ueonre W. Cochran that t writ of attachment
leaned out nf the oMoe of the clerk of Alexandir
county circuit court, dated the Wth day of De
cember, A. D., 1T7, at the unit of the eaid Wal
ter HyskD, treasurer, aud against the estate of
the said George W. Cochran, directed to tha
sheriff of Alexander county, which said writ
has been returned eiecuted how, therefore,
unless you, theiald George W. Cochran, ebali
peraoaally be aad appear before tbe said Alex
ander county earcnit court on or before the Bret
dv o the next te ai thereof, to be holdea at Ike
court house, in the City of Cairo, on tbe flrat
Monday of January, A. !.. S7g, give special
bail, aad plead to tbt tald plalnlitPt action,
judgment shall be oi tend agalntt yon, and so
much of the property attached aa may be euffl
eleat to satiefy the said Judgment and costt will
he sold to eaiietv tne same.
GKKEN A till. BERT. JOHN A. KIEV.
Ait'yt for plaintiff. Circuit Clerk.
Is hereby given to merehantt, lle,uoi dealers,
teamstrra and a'l others doing buaineet recralr
lng a city lirenae, that all licenses eintre on Dee.
si, 1S77, and that all licenses must be renewed
prompUy. J. B. PHIL1.15,
Cairo, Ml., Dee. Sl.lSTT.
To merchants, leloon-kceperl, teamatert and
all others doing buaineaa reqnlrlng a eity li
ce te, is hereby given that all license must be
renewed by the loth Inst., aa alter that date
I will enforce the ordinanoet re,etle tu Itcentet
C l. ARTKR.
lily Slf slial.
Ulro, 111. Jan. 1, UTS.
J. D. DEANE, Proper
Late of Ua It Chaxiea.
RATES: $2.00 PER DAT
erslgned, have Ihle ay wrmea t partnerenip
for the purpcae of practicing our mpeetive (ecM
nmfeulom The atria ot tha tna ahalL oe
MUl IV aeTB aw aawawj jnw auwa nwe h
MULKKT A SKtK, Said Dartaerahia aaall aol
extend '01 ne triminal praclf a. WereepeeeWy
solicits share of tha legal baetaeae, which. If en
... ... .w.ii wmtmitm riMlnl aaa
prompt attention. Wiiwus O. MuLatV,
Aaatt Ltax. ,
Dtted thla Slot dty of December, A. T , 1 tT.