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i)K0 BUSINESS HOUSES.
olo.-i A ay bnslntas Ana au have three lln
o, In this ruluraa under appropriate beading
lUiemte et Si. so ptr month ox IWpw vsnt
jinn ipiarwny in savance.
Hardware, SUevea U TIN Wil
A. HALLKY Dealer In fttovee, Tin u4 Herd
Aire, Uuitcn nut farmere' Implements, Wire
intuit, UcfrlKerstora, r'nmpe wt Leaders.
15 Uuraiaercial Avsnue. Guttering, snd Job
Ifork don oo abort notice
J. S-MoGAUEY-Ilealerlnhardand soMam
Mr, flooring, eellln, lidiof and nfcl
lumber, lain ud shingles. Office ind yard
xirnrt Twentieth street aud Washington avenue
D. HABTMAN Dealer In Queen nun, Tovs,
lamps nd all kinds of fanoy artlol-s. Commer
jml avenue, corner ttlb street.
WILLIAM W.TER-9lith atreet betweca
Ximpierelal avenue and Washington avsnue.
Clothing Mil llerabans railortnsr.
JOHN ANTRIM -Marohant Tailor and dealer
larU-advMadsUothlcg. 7 Ohio Levee.
Real fcataia Aaenelea.
M. J. HOWLKY Heal Estate Agent. Buyt
ad Kill real eauie, eollecu rente, pays taxee
Un non-rmUlente,etc. Commercial avenue, bo
lwf n Nlnlb amtTenth Streets.
UlNKLE A TH18TLKWOOD
Coiton and Tobacco Facto n and ro
iirletorf of Ibe Farmers' Tobacco Warehouse.
Vib A 1S7 Cuinmniercutl Avenue
Ueneral Forwarding and CommlMion
merchant, fur the aala of Farm, (tardea, Or
iliard and hairy H reduce. W Ohio Levee.
EA. WliEELOCK A CO.
Uneral forwarding and Commission
merchants, and dralers la all kinds of Fruit and
I' rod ace. M Ohio Levee, Consignment tollo
itM. bincUa furnished on application.
just received, 300 barrel? choice apples
at 61 OLlo Levee. H. Leiohtoi.
To Tidal Wave-It Hae track Cairo
Just Becelved 6.000 of tbe celebrated
Tidal Wave, 6 eent cigars. Try tbem.
Trade supplied. Tarns A Bird.
Mil. Lettle Coleman has reopened ber
laundry oo Fourth street, between wnb-
Id ton and Commercial avenue, and lake
Mill method ol informing ber old friend
and patrons that aba Is again at their ser
vice, and solicits thMr patronage. She baa
reduced prices to suit tbe times.
The Cairo Turner society has conclu
ded to open a school In tbelr hall, cor
ner of Tenth and Toplar streets lor tbe
urpose of giving instructions in gym
nastic exercises. Parents who desire to
send their children W.M apply 85 R. Heb
saker's bakery, on Eighth street.
Terms, 25 cents per month. 81 w.
The lollowlng deserlbed property for
sale at a bargain If applied (or soon, viz
Lots 7 and 8, block 60, with residence
and Improvements, corner Ninth street
and Washington avenue; 3 houses and
lots on north side ol Twelfth street, cor
ner Poplar; cottage and lot on Walnut,
near 23rd. M. J. IIowlit,
UO-tf. Keal Estate Agent.
"The Peerless" is beyond all question
she best Ave cent cigar oflered for sale in
Ibis market. Mr. Fred Teishman U the
sole manufacturer of tbts celebrated
brand or cigars, and oflures a reward ot
one hundred dollars to any person who
will find any in them but the pure 11 a
vana filler with Connecticut wrapper and
binder. The Peerless has become a great
favorite with Cairo smokers, and the
demand for tbem is constantly on the
increase. Tbe trado supplied on the
aiost reasonable terms. For sale by
Fred Telchra an, Commercial avenue,
near Sixth street. jy3-3m.
Ed. Braxton has returned to his old
stand in the Reiser building, where be Is
better prepared than ever to accommo
date bis patrons and the public who
may favor blm witb a call. He has gone
to considerable expense In fitting up a
couple of nicely furnished rooms, wblch
he has provided with all tbe latest Im
provements and conveniences. Be em
ploys only first class workmen and those
who patronize him will have their wants
attended to in style and will receive
Word of Warning; t
During tbe present year, as in tbe past,
the grave will close over thousands, sim
ply because they neglect tbe means
which would restore tbem to health.
Meet the fell destroyer at Hie threshold,
and dispute his invasion by that more
than wonderful medicine, Dr. Morris'
tyrup of Tar, Wild Cherry and Hore
hound. There Is no cough or cold, case
ot asthma, bronchitis, blood-spitting,
weak lungs, croup or whooping cough
wblch will not y'eld more readily to this
great botanical remedy than any other
medicine. If you would ayold disap
pointment, and be speedily cured, ask
your druggist for Dr. Morris' Syrup of
Tar, Wild Cherry and llorehound. Trial
size, 10 cents. Regular sizes, 60 cents
and one dollar.
SOLD BY BARCLAY BUM.
Prof. Parker's Pleasant Worm Syrup
la perfectly safe. Extremely palatable.
No physio required. Costs 26 cents
Try It. Mm
Rich! Hear lb Old Wand.
Having withdrawn from tbe dental Ana
- of Canine W bit lock, I will still continue
the praetic ol dentistry at No. 186 Commer
cial avs. batwesn Bib sad 8th streets, over
Ooldstine A Bosenwstsr's store third
door borth of Eight street I will be pleas
ad to see all my old friends and pations,
and attend punctually to their wants In
Ibe way ol dentistry. Very Bes'py.
K. W. W RITLOOK, D. D. S.
lm 1M Com'l ave-8 doors Berth of 8th st
. Children cry tor Pitcher's Castorla
Jttsss pleasant to take as boney. It
contains no morphine or other deleter
lovs Ingredient, and is sure to expel
worms, cur wind colic, regulate the
bowels and stomach, aud overcome Irri
tation caused by rath or cutting teeth,
Mothers ean rest, anfl children enjoy
health', who use Castorla."lt Is harm
less, it to eertAlnly speed, and It Is
.. ...' - . r v nl.it .
SUNDAY, January 26, 1878.
Shell oysters just received at tbe
Crystal saloon, Habrt Waiier.
riarry Walker seta free oyster luneb
every evening, "Don't you forget It."
Shell oysters lust received at tbe
Crystal saloon. HahRxWalrii.
Shell oysters jnst received at tbe
Crystal saloon. Harrt Waleee.
Oyster soup lunch at Harry W alktr's
Crystal saloon every evening at 9
For Butter, Eggs, Apples, tt., call at
Mo. 84 Ohio levee,
tl. H. LllOHTOW.
Tbe saloon, at the corner ol Nine
teenth street and C mtnerclal. we under
stand, has been turned Into a temperance
Police. There was only one or two
unimportant cases tried In tbe police
court yesterday. Ordinance breakers are
not numerous now-adays.
Query: "Why will men smoke com
mon tobacco, when they can bay Mar
burg Bros. 'Seal of North Carolina' at
the same price f"
A lull line of flannels and blanket,
from tbe best manufactories in the coun
try are now on aale at J. Burner's at a
sacrifice in tbe cost price. 13-15-tf
Don't forget the free oyster soup at
8 o'clock this evening at Hurry Walker's,
corner Sixth street and Couiuiercialave
nue. 1 4.11
-The concert by Miss Ida Harrell
class, which look place at the residence
ot Judge Baker last night, was in every
re'pect asucceis, and reflects mucncrvdlt
on MUs HarrelL .
Messrs. Major k Tessier were yes
terday engaged in hauling lumber with
which they propose to erect a large mas
ebinesbop. Messcrs. MJor to Tessier
are bard- working and enterprising men,
and we are glad to see tbem prosper.
Baker's Cod Liver Oil, Lime, and
Wild Cherry quickly relieves Throat and
Lung diseases, nd Imparts vigor and
new Ule to dcblllated constitutions. Plea
sant In taste. J. C. Biker & Co.,
(Oct. 13, C-w) Philadelphia, Pa.
- The Librart. Notwithstanding the
rain and mud, the number ot persons
who visited the Public Library yester
day wss very large, and tbe number of
books taken out was also large,
Fred Koehlcr, cornor Eighth street
and Washington avenue and also at the
corner of Eleventh street and Washing
ton avenue, Is selling the choicest family
UH in hurkfita at the ruinously low
price ol J eents per pound. IP -1 m
IS at lea.
All bills due the Arm of Smart &
Gbolson must be settled on or before the
1st. All bills unpaid alter tbat date will
be placed for collection.
19-lW. STCaRT A UHOtsoy.
A yong man ot steady habits, as part
ner In a business that will pay from $150
to $300 per month. Must have $100 to
Interest, Address J. L., or apply at this
TEiirsRixcE Lecture. We under,
stand tbat Hon. D. T. Llnerar has been,
ofhe nas n t already been, will be In
itjed to deliver a lecture before the Cairo
Temperance Reform Club at an early
day. Mr. Lhegar, should he consent to
do so, would no doubt deliver an able
lecture on tbe subject.
Improved Property at Auction 1
At 3 s'cloct, P.M., January 33, 1878,
AND TEN (10) LOTS,
In Block 89, First Addition City ot Cairo,
Illinois. Wll he soil to bigbnat bidd r
FOB CASH, as follows : House and five
lots, Including coroer lot. Five rem lnlog
lots will bs sold to suit purubasers,
t3T Ibe above property Is situated up
on tbe highest ground in Carlo uJect
to no overflow and pUnted with the
CHOICEST FRUIT THEE3 all in lull
Trmsol sale made knon on grounds,
1-30 It Tom. WINTERS, Auctlonesr.
All BttOBld Bny tkelr Oroearlea from
Below we give a number ot reasons
why people should buy their groceries
from Pettis A Bird :
1st. Because their stocks Is tbe largest,
tresbest and choicest In the city.
and.-Because they sell goods of every
kind cheaper than any other bouse in the
3rd. Because they deliver goods more
promptly and In better shape than any
other bouse In tbe city. ' ,
4th. Because they keep the most com
plcte stock, and persons desiring to
purchase llflerejit kinds ol goods are not
compelled to go elsewhere because
Messrs. P. 4 B. have not got the goods
These we consider substantial reasons
why our readers should buy their goods
ot Pettis ABird,
Corner 14th at and Washington avenae.
Also Just received a large lot of Yar
nell Bro.'s Baking Powder, tbe best
goods fflsde ; only requires one teaspoon
lul to tbe quart of flour. Give It a trial
and you will use no other.
15-lm, Pettis A Bird.
7s SIM Bes, - ' '
Yartell Bro.'s Baking Powder requires
only om teaspoonlal to the quart ot flour.
For sale bfaUfroosfs, ' )9lm
mt PILLOW TBIAL.
Trial Has all la Tat.
Tfea rrlseaar oa taa Btaad-Wby ha
Contrary to expectation the evidence
in the Pillow murder trial was not all
in at the adjournment of court last
evening, and It is now almost certain
tbat the ease will not be given to the
jury before Monday evening or Tueiday
morning. All day yesterday was spent
In tbe examination of the witnesses for
tbe defense, and at the adjournment of
court last evening seyeral witnesses were
yetr to testify. Pillow, the murderer,
wss placed oo tbe itaud during the alter
noon to testify in his own behalf. Tbe
I will be 23 years old In March next;
1 was luluruieU that 1 Mas in danger
troui the deceased, Coleuitu; the snooting
took, place at Dog looiu UuiU auliooi
bouse, near me ooorf 1 was near to Mr.
Wade'a wagou al lue end ol Ibe wugun
I put my lout ou one of the s, ok( s ol ibe
wtieel au J in baud ou tbe waguu bed to
get Into the wagon; Cmenuu p'it Ins
baud in his pocket, and 1 pulled uiy re
volver as he turned and .lioi; laaw Cuie
man. wiieu 1 wis In Uio onurcti, with hie
kuile peeling au apple; lie gave pari
the P(lu U Mr. Keuiro and e t Hie
balmier ; be laid his kmie on tbe tup ot
the bench, ami when he gut up picked It
up ; he went nearly to tlm dour wall i he
kuile in his pocket, ibe bludf sucking
out ; 1 went to i tie Wagon and Colriu hi
came up in a few inlnuiea ; 1 did mil like
to pHSj Coleman till some one unused
between u ; Mrs. Wade p4-il Oe.
tweeiiu; 1 flred the pi-tol because lie
had in ide henvy threats avainat uie and
I was txm etnur io be killed iy Imu :
soon as h- divw his right iMiid out ot his
Docket 1 fired tile bUtuI: 1 tired it be
dune I fearrd he woul I tke luy lite.
On crons examtn ition Pillow aid:
Just as I was bulling the trigger I
saw tiliu pull his hand out ol his poo
kef; I did not see the kuifa becaue It
was so dark I could not see; I killed hliii
because 1 feared him from threats I had
heard; I took his lite because be threat
ened mine: I saw him wit i the k lf, as
I believHi.trylngtocut m-; O. w Siurto
vnnt did not. to my knowledge, say go
to the wagon.
The case will be resumed to-morrow
morning, when alter tbe cono'usion ot
the evidence for the deft Dse, tbe prosecu
tion will Introduce several witnesses In
ToiDat. There jvlll be services in
nearly all the churches today at th
usual hours. At the German Lutheran
church this morning at ten o'clock,
Her. C. Durschner will conduct the ser
rices. Sunday school at tbe regular
There will be the usual services In
Bt.Patrlck'sCathollo church, corner Ninth
street and Washington avenue, and in
St. Joseph's Catholic church, corner
Division and Walnut streets to-day and
Rev. B. Y. George will conduct the
services In the Presbyterian church at
the regular hour this morning and this
evening. All are invited to attend.
Sunday school at tbe usual hours.
There will be tbe usual Sabbath ser
vices at the Church ot tbe Redeemer to
day and this evening. Hector Plllon,Lee
Rev. Morrison will conduct services
In the M. 11. church this morning and
evening ss nsual. All are Invited to at
tend. Periokal. Mr. Oberly returned from
Chicago and Springfield, where be spent
the greater part of tbe week, yesterday
H. H. BlackEsq., left by the after
noon train yesterday tor Chicago, where
hchns gone to attend a convention to be
beld by Grace Lodge, district No. 6. ot
B'Na Brltbs. He will return about next
Circuit Clerk Reeve, who went to
Carbondule on Friday, Is at home again.
Mr. J is. Kelly, a well known river
pilot, Is in tbe city on bis way to Cincln
Drt, Wsrdner and Dunning, wb
attended the meeting of the .Southern
Illinois m-dicat association at Belleville,
A Cairo merchant told hl vonn clerk
(who had Juiueii the red ribbon-) tint he
should tane off his ribbon or quit tlie
tore. The young mmi left nther 'Imu
lay amdettr badge of temperauce, I he
ell i Zens met. held an Indignation inee lug,
and pitsfed resolution not to patronize
thlx merchant, and we are told they are
aboU' to starve him out. Served him
right. A man with an h contracted
Views Is not deserving ot rlii ra-ronairH
of g nd citlz -ns. Murvhtiboro Jnde-
Th above story ha gone the rounds
long enough now to deserve contrwllc
tlon. It has been puhli'hed In hall the
papers In Southern Illinois. The yarn,
as told by the Jnieptniint Is mmle of
whole cloth, without one word of truth
In It. So tar as we am aware no Cairo
merchant ev r attempted to make hi
clerk take off his red ribbon ; It Is not
true that our "citizens met, held an
indignation meeting and passed reso
lutions not to patronize this merchant,"
and tbey are not ' about to starve him
out." In fact the whole yarn la a tabrU
cation of the thluest kind,
The Parlor Lectors. The parlor
lecture, given by Mrs. G. G. Alvord at
Col, Hudson's on Thursday evening, was
a complete success. Finely written and
well delivered, the Interest of tbe audi
enoe was unabated from the beginning
to the close. The course promises to be
Instructive and should be attended by sll
persons possessing literary tastes and
Interested In the prosperity of the library.
Tbe next lecture will be delivered by the
Rev. Mr. George at W. B. Gilbert's,
Stead This. .
6 lbs choice Rlo.coffoc, $1, ,
10 lbs A sugar, ft.
11 lbs best New Orleans sugar, $1. .
And STerythlng else at rock bottom
prises, ' Pettis to Iran
Tbe Crowds taas Washer Thare
-Is there Hanger T
Cairo, Ills., Jan. 10, 1878.
Dear Bvuetim : Among tbe ban
dreds of men, women and children who
crowded into the ball of tbe Reform
Club, Friday evening last, was one timid
Individual upon whom the president,
pro Um, warning to the audlenee M not to
cheer by stsmplug, for fear ot cnsTrwo
V TBI KIlDIXO ROOM BELOW "
bad rather a depressing effect. Imparting
her uneas'ness In a hurried whisper of
"what It there should be a fire f" 1 must
confess tbat the bare suggestion sent a
whole avalancho of Cold chills racing op
and down my spinal column, 'til, stifling
as tbe air really was, the temperature in
that roon seemed suddenly to have lalleii
35 degree below Zero, anu I experienced
the sensation ol a uiau sitting on the top
bl Pikes' Peak in a liu -U dusier. Giving
whet comforting aeeuraiice 1 could to tbe
poor little suQVrer, 1 tried to turn my
attention to the s;-eaker, but found uiy-
CALCULATI.NQ THE CUANCBS.
it, iuileed, a tire abuuid break out, or even
an alarm ot dre be given : What wuuld
be the chances ol rescue If I had observed,
hS 1 catered the nirruw, closed atalr-co
the small windoWtsnd the Very low ceil
lug, and I C uld hut picture to myself ibe
coii.teriiaiiuu that would depict every
countenance, and the burror Ibat wuuld
strike eViri heart at tho first bote ol
alarm, aud to wunder.lt It were possible
uud r eucn circuit! - tances,
TO aaVE oNB-HALV
tbe women and cuiidreu mere. Should
a lump bu turned over, ll uiul happen
directly briiealb tbe inosi deu.cly pa:kd
portiuu ot the bull -packed with wiv s
and mothers and helpline little ones
every avenue bluckaued by ineu whose
ouly power to ave ihemelvet would be
by dashing Into aud through the
SM 'KB AND f LAMES
in the room below, and to save
these shrieking, fainting wo
men 'they bad none. To rush
to tbe stair-case would only be to rush
Into the mouth ot a roaring funnel tbat
grew narrower tbe farther you advanced;
to remain beneath that low roof was to
be suffocated, and In any case an almost
certain chance of being trampled to
death. 1 have been In situations where I
and have deliberately laid my plans for
rescue lor my charges or for preserva
tion for myself, and have neyer until
then felt myself powerless to believe I
could aid no one. If I should say I felt
like I was caught in a trap and had un
wittingly brought my dearest friend In
witb me, It would be because I can think
of nothing that so nearly describes my
sensations as I sat there, and not because
1 would disparage the room (with a
small audience In it) or tbe association.
Is there, dear Bulletin, no ar
rangement that could be made by which
this great danger need not be Incurred T
You who know so much about so many
things are surely able to suggest ways
and means by which no such fearful risk
need be run. Well as you enjoy
chronicllcg "startling" aflalrs, I know
yon would shrink from withholding your
counsel even with so rich a harvest in
" CRUSHED, MANGLED AND CHARRED RE
would be "our people," you know ; and
these " smothered, blackened heaps of
dead and dying," " our citizens ;" and
there Is no exulUtlon in the heart of tbe
dear old Bulletin, when it has to tell of
tbe "cloud ol sorrow that has fallen like
a pall over our little city."
I attended tbe meeting on Friday
evening for the express purpose of listen
ing tot'ol.Lowery and Mr.Lineger. Tbey
spoke, but if your reporter can give your
readers no clearer Idea of what those gen
tleman said than I can, It will be well to
attribute bla obtuseness to his solicitude
for the safety of that packed audience.
My enjoyment ot the good thing's ai t out
was spollel, 1 auurn you, by tbe situa
tion, and t appeal to our old reliable, the
Bulletin, to make our paths In Hie less
hztrdnu9 aul less fearlul to contain
plate. R-P- W.
Not TRUB.-Our attention has been
called to an Item which appeared In the
Sun of severul days sgo In which It Is in
limited ihut some one connected with
ihe Bulletin was responsible for the
telegrams Kent Iroui this city, giving an
account of the robbery ol the German
U isten, while paintr through it-is city
on HM 'l Central railroad train.
Wp wl-h to deny tbe Sun's accusations.
and state that so one either directly or
iinllrec'ly connected with the Bulletin
had ai.yhlng to do with
ending any ol the dlspaiahea relerred to.
I-i fact there Is no one connected with
ihls paper, who Is authcrizud to send dls
patches to any piper either in Chicago
or &. LuU. And now, having made
this disclaimer, we wish to ask the edi.
tor of the Sun 11 It Is not true that be is
the Calio correspondent tor the St. Lou s
Republican, the St. Louis Qlob4Dtnoerat,
the Chlcngo Tribune, lntrOttan and
Evtning Journal, and whether he did not
telegraph tbe particulars ot the robbery
to those papers. We pause tor an an
swer. Curomos Given Away. A pair of
choice 6x8 cbromos Is given fret to every
resderof this notice who will send fifteen
cents (pottage stamps taken) for a tares
months' subscription to telsute Hours, a
large 18 page family paper, filled with the
bait stories, poetry, etc", by the ableit
writers. The papers sent Will contain the
epsnlng chapters or a charmlt g story en
titled, 'Holden 'With tbe Cords," by tbe
author ot "Shlloh," "My Winter in Cuba."
etc. In order to make known tbls publl
eatlen to all. the publisher, J. L. Fatten
Co., 182 William ttrsst, Nsw York, offer
te give tbt abovs subscription at about half
prloe, and also give Ires web. a beautiful
pair of cbromos as wiu aoora any aweuing,
Double value ol mosey Is guaranteed to all
who Had. 11,800 m prises Is given free
a rralr kj the Aalaor of Alsoa
; "Alton Locke, Tailor and Poet,' Is a
great novel with a great purpose, for It
grapples boldly with those social pro
blems which are more imperatively cry
lug out for a solution in overcrowded
England than In our new and compara
tively unpeopled world. It was publish
ed In I860 by Charles Kingsley, a great
English preacher, whose sympathies In
the great struggle of modem society,
werealways wtth tbe poor and laboring
Yeaat" followed Alton Locke in 1881.
It .certainly can not be
compared with It as a
novel. Those who read It merely tor
the story will find much tbat la thrilling
and beautiful, but will probably tlnlah
the book wi h a feeling ot dissatisfaction.
Tne lorin of fiction was chosen u most
convenient and affective tor presenting
thoie mighty questions of art, education
politics, rvllglonand society; those vague
ly seen difficulties and contradictions ol
moJeru social and national life; those
ideas bold, startling, sometimes full ol
danger and loreboding revolution, un
formed as yet but seeking to embody and
realize them selves, which tbe author saw
to be all working aud fermenting like
)eai beneath tbe surlace of tbe very
limes we live In.
The most sinking part of tbe book la
tbat m wnlch Hie attempt Is wade to Ml
the veil aud give us a glimpse of life as
it is, lu all its uurotuauilo hardness and
degradation, aniuhg tbe poor In tbe
uioibir couuiry. Kingsley 's style Is
always rich, poeiioal aud fascinating. Il
lieeued all hi power to keep tuoh a Ub
jiui iruui being unendurable.
iVe uuii accept ibe author's statement
as tiue, ibuugu one. tiutls it a Utile diffi
cult ol belle! : VV bauoever Is colilujou
placed in my story la my owu luveutiou;
whatsoever may sceui exiravagaut or
Burning is uioat likely to be historic
lact, eibo 1 should nut have dured to
wrile il down, tlu Jlug God's actual ueal
lugs here uiuuj too vtondcriurHo dare to
invent many iresn oues lor in yseit."
The book la lull of lUe Quest thoughts,
one ot which we give a a specimen.
"'Happy man!' Thuugut Lancelot,
'to have we strength uf will wuicu cau
thrust lis ibougum away ouce aud lor
"No Lancelot! more bappy are they,
whom Uud will nut allow to thrust their
thoughts trout iheiu till Hie outer
draught baa Uoue lis work."
"least," together wlih Charles Kings
ley's other works, la to bj found lu that
beauulul blue aud red binding In the
Cairo Publio Library.
. The Hibernians. Healy's Hibernians
are drawing lull bouses wherever they
exhibit, and are deservedly popular.
The troupe will give two entertaiuuieuu
in this city Wednesday and Thursday
nights next, on both of which occasions
they will undoubtedly have lull houses.
The company recently gave an exhibl
tlon In Moberly, Ho., of wbiob the En
terprUe ol Unit place says :
Wherever they go hereafter, Ilesly's
Hibernians may irulniuiiy boast that
ibey drew the largest auuieucelat night,
that ever assembled iu ibe opera house to
witness any sort ol eutertaiuuieur. Every
seal in the auditorium was tilled, and the
gallery was jammed. And the Hibernians
deserve to be thus encouraged. They are
true, high-bred, courteous ladies and
geniiesueu, and we nave never seen a
troupe iu which every member of it
worked so earnestly aud talihiuliy to
please. The exhibition last mgbt was
remarkable fur Its versatility, lie Iresb
nejs, aud- tbe thoroughness manifested
by ail lu their inuitiiarluus roles. The
jigs reels Inimitable, the olio sparkling,
aud the concluding taroe, "luuooence.
Crime and Justice, immeuse. "Jiui
doou, tbe solid uia'i," was a flue I in per
sonation, splendidly done, aud every
body recognized "Muldoon" as au old
acquaintance, ibe panorama ot atour
through Ireland is alouo worm twice ihe
price ol admission. Auotber entertain
ment will be given this evening, with a
general change of programme, aud we
predict another rush lor seats.
A Card so She fablie.
To Our Friends and Patrons :
We ddiire to Inform tb parties who are
to sealouly circulating false and manclous
r. p til, affect lug alike our reputation at
boms and our ecedl' abroad, that tbey are
w I known to m, and tbat we shall call
Uponbetnattbe proper time for ih proofs.
What do our ottlzeos toluk of man who,
noc content witb ste.ng us suffer the hu
miliation ol financial emW.a-iment md
uuavoldabls lo-s would, silll lurtber humil
iate us by ol culaiin reports to the effect
tbst we bad settled flea before with our.
creditor", tbu end-avoiing to poison tbe
minds of our ctilxeus against u, and 'ead
In. t em to btllev tbat ws are ttrlvlng to
gain weal to throug"! dishonest means and
uot by bard aod earnest efforts. Thus
r por.s have not a scintilla of truth in
tbem ; aod we would be fully justified In
pubih-blDg the iianies ol tneae partus and
brikdii g tbe s element as baie and lan-
derous, aud are lull determined tbat tbey
shall be punished to tba nil anient ol tbe
I aW, W regret to be compelled to parade
our troubles before tbe public, an I do so
only in defending our reputation, desrer
to us than all the gold such practices would
bring, and to show the publio the means
whlob ucb men will use to injure their
Stuart k Oholson.
Cairo, Ills., Jan. 19, .878
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 tbe
system, is always cured by Humphrey's
Homeopathic Specific No. 148. it tones'
ud and Invigorates tbe system, Imparts
strength aod energy stops the dralo and
rejuvenates tbe entire man. Been used
twenty years wito pertect success by
thousands. Hold by. dealers. Price tl
per single vial, or V per package of fire
vials and 12 vial of powder. Sent by
mall on receipt of price. Address
Humphrey's Homeopathlo Medicine
Company, 100 Fulton street K. Y .
SJFS AWI AB ISiMSvi
3 BBtllt f f Si
Is hereby liven to merehaats. liquor dealers,
Maaulars aaa ad othara doing ktulares reoalr
Ins aflttty tlnease, that all Uoseaeseanire ea Das.
si. istt. and last all llssases most ee res Wad
Bargains fa theHoMflaff p
Extraordinary Inducements to Purchacoro
t7atU mtfr ObrisBtzsajMSB Wools.
WUli offer te the Public some unprecediated Bargains la
AEIgtlXOS and SllClLiHrXO
Ths Finest usortment of Ladi's Cloaks and Furs la the City,
Unequalled Attractions Silk Handercblets, Collars, Cuffs and Ties in lane variety and
A Full ai d Complete Line ot Gents' Furbishing Goods told st astonishingly low prises,
Zephyrs, Wools and Fancy srtiolss ol all shades and colors.
Ladles Bboes actually at Cost
Carpets and Od Cloihs In endless variety, quality and pattern.
We taks plea-are In announcing to our patrons and the public grnsrally that we
are now offering special Inducements to those who purchase within the next 80
days. A thousand new and attractive articles of vertu are now on exhibition, and
are being oflered at most extraordinarily low prices.
SIGNAL SERVICE REPORT.
STAnoa. Mevina. Rite or rail
sr. a. it. a.
Calro.......... m io xa 1 "
ClneinneU... ...... SS 0 X 9
Dav-nport ....... ......... S W - 1
rttutmrir. .. S S 1 Q
Lonlivllle 11 a li 10
8t F.ul .
KfukuS.... .. S S
St Ionia 9 S X S
J4MBS M. WATS' iN.
Beratant aifoal Strvice. V. 8. A
The Oold Dust passed to St. Louis from
New Orleans yesterday.
Captain Danlop, of Gray's Ironllne,
and pilot Mike Kelley an Ived from St.
Louis to meet the Iron Mountain, on
which pilot Kelley goes up tbe Ohio.
Tbe Idlewlld and Jim Flsk bad fair
cargoes yesterday from the Ohio.
Tbe Cherokee filled out by adding 200
tons here. .
At a meeting of the directors ol the
Keokuk Northern Line Packet Co. at St.
Louis lately, It was decided to abolUb
bars from tbelr steamers, and hereafter
no such arrangemen'J will be found on
any ol tbem. This is the wisest of wise
moves, and tbe example should be loN
lowed by all steamboats.
Ths Susie Silver is booked to be here
this evening for New Orleans.
Owing to the fact tbat the barges dip
Into package freight, bulk grain la ac
cumulating at St. Louis, and steamboats,
who should handle all package freight, go
begging a cargo. W by do not tbe steam
boat and tow boat men come to some
amicable agreement in tbe premises ?
Tbe City of Ylcksburg is the Vicks
burg packet this evening, and . the Art
kansas Belle leaves for Evansvllle with
The Capital City, which has been laid
op lor a week, cleared tor St. Louis last
nlgnt, her crew haviug come out on the
Tbe Belle has a fair cargo lor the south.
Tbe Iron Mountain and barges arrived
last evening from New Orleans.
A heavy log prevailed last night.
Cincinnati Commercial : Tbe offlwrs of
the James VT. Uatl experienced a aurprise
when abe passed Fern Bank Wednesday
U'gbt. A brilliant ditiisy of fireworks
truia the hlil'loe brought everybody out
iu, mm .r Hob Wise got out his
howitzer, presented to him by C. T. Liu
mom, and replied to the oompdinent wtth
a round ol resounding ialut s. Mr. J, il.
Long, rreignt sgent lor ne l., c. a l. K.
11., w s the aum.'r of this testimonial to
one ol 'he best boats and most gallant
crews oo the river.
tir ice Pureed, pilot on tbe Oolden Rule,
says lbs propeller Rapid Transit is aa fast
as wa tbe 1. inou I eitgrapb Mo. 8, in bis
opinion t e fattest steamboat ever built,
and la certain that with 136 pounds ol
steam sne will rui sixteen miles an hour
up stream. Capt. Uaaes is also delighted
with his boat, and thinks he bas a "bouan
za" in h. r.
I he dimensions of Capt. K Hints' mam
moth S'ern wbeeier are a loliows t tenKih,
b feet ; beam, 49 feet ; bold, 8 leel ;
shear, 6 feet ; e-tliuated capacity, 9,0 II to
2,3 0 tons She ha 11 wai--r-tlght com
partments anu compound engitesol a new
de.igo ; onec) Under 41 inches and another
18 iuchea, both iu tbe e nter ot tne boat;
a bsiuriea ot boilers of 3 boilers each,
HS Inches In diameter, 21 leet long, doume
rlvlted; two wheels coupled together,
each 18 leet lor if, 20 feel in diameter, 3
inch buckets. She is now drawing 8 feet
aft and s feet forward, but it is expected
she will trim on 27 or 8 loebea.
A Hew And Taloablo Book.
Ws have received a valuable pu Ucatloa
entitled Hill's Manual of Social and Busi
ness Forms," published by Motes Warren
A Co , 103 State street, Chicago, which Is
really what it purports to be ''a library
In one book."
The suthor of tbs work, Prof. Thos. E.
Hill, of Aurora, 111 , wss lor a number ol
years one ol the most succesul teachers of
penmanship In tbs United States, and mere
recently he b.s been well known as a suc
cessful edlior, puhli-ber, and business man.
Tbs contents of ihe book li elude acorn
pies Uv-Jtlsv vs y I,. I VAptlvIt ml-
notions on composition, punctustlon,ai d
tbe use of capital letters, snd so important
chapter tntltlsd, "how to write for ths
Tbs department devoted to letter-writ
ing presents over two hundred letter ol
correspondence, Including bnsliats letters,
letters applying for situations, Utters of
Introduction, sympathy, accompanying
gifts, love letters, Ac,
Tbe businets man unas in ths work, tbe
form ol drawing np notes, bills, orders,
checks, drafts reoelpts, articles of agree
ment, bills of sale, bonds, d. eds, nmrt-
giges, wills, and many otbrr forms neces
sary to be understood In ths transaction of
A chapter devoted to short-band, is a
com piste sell-Instructor In that department
of wntin., following which come direc
tions lor condu ting publio meetings ac
cording te parliamentary Usage, and lorms
i Ore Ung resolutions.
Portions of the book srs fe voted to sign-
painting, epitaphs, engraving, Job printing, 1
prool reading, along with a great variety
of alphabets and many different kinds et
type, to be uied la any printed document
A dictionary ot syaosjms contains over
eleven thousand synonymous words, while
the state laws, treating ea various matters,
and tbs late postal laws, wtth othsr tobies
efrsfsrsnoe, are very Tatuaels,
. The last chapter gives the rales of vsrst
flsatloa. together wit arnyasuf dUUc
ary, succssdsd by some fifty ot tbs Is est
poems In ths language.
Tbs book is one of the most elegantly
printed snd illustrated volumes ws evsr
beheld, and Is an encyclopVlia containing
every description of written forms, together
with matter relating to ths expression of
thought on ptpsr.
The sgsot fo- tbls valuable book Is bow
canvassing the city And we bespeak tor hla
In order to lntroduoe oar Big 8sd
Spring Wheat. Tne Wheat ol Taos, In
your locality eleglo grains measuring one
half Inch In lengih-I propose to send a
sample of tbe wheat tree of cha-ge, to
evtry au scrlber to this papsr who will
state tbe name o' the newt paper and send
a three cent stamp to psy pottags.
Agents wanted in every county to sell
this nsw wheat Address
L. L. Ormbnt Cleveland, Tenn.
1 600 TIMES
-Lavaer than Life 1
On receipt of $1.50 I will send to any
address an Imported French Microscope
that will magnify over 600 times any
small object. A very useful and instruc
tive Instrument, brass mounted snd put
op In a neat case, warranted as recom
mended or tbe money refunded,
Its magnifying power Is so great tbat
living objects ean be readily discovered
in a drop ol water, and for examining
small objects, all manner of Insects, tbe
texture ol cloths, Ac., detecting foreign
matter in sugar, flour and other articles
of diet, for detecting counterfeit money,
and a hundred other useful purposes, it
will be found invaluable.
An endless source of amnsement for
the coming winter evenings. Sent by
mall on receipt of price.
BEAVER A CO.,
81 Park Place, N. Y. City.
A Gentle lllDt.
In our style ol climate, witb its sudden
changes ol temperature rain, wind and
sunshine otien intermingle In a single
day it is no wonder tbat our children,
Iriends and relatives are so frequently
token from us by neglected colds, half the
deaths resulting directly trom this cause.
A bottle olBoschee's German 8yrup kept
about your home for immediate use will
prevent serious sickness, a large doctor's
bill, and perhaps death, by the nseof
three or four doses. For curing Con
sumption, Hemorrhages, Pneumonia,
Severe Coughs, Croup, or any disease ot
the Throat or Lungs, iu success is simply
wonderful, as your druggist will tell you
German Syrup is now sold In every town
and village on this' continent Sample
bottles for trial, 10c.; regular size, 7&e.
The I areas ol InsoniBla.
The parent of Insomnia or wakefulness
Is In nine cases out of ton a dyspeptic
stomach. Goad digestion gives sound
sleep, indigestion Interferes witb it. Tbe
brain and stomach sympathize. One of
the prominent symptoms ot a weak state
of tbe gastric organs is a disturbance of
the great nerve entrepot, tbe brain. Ins
vlgorate tbe stomach,'' and you restore
equilibrium to the great centre, A moat
reliable medicine lor the purpose Is Hoe
tetter's stomach bitters, wbicb Is far
prelerable to mineral sedatives and
powerful narcotics which, though they
may for a lime exert soporiao Influence
npon tbe brain, toon cease to act, and
invariably Injure the tone of the stomach.
Tbe Bitters, oh tbe contrary, restore
sotlvity to the operations ol that all lm
portant organ, and tbelr beneficent Influ.
ence Is reflected In sound sleep and a
tranquil stale of the nervous system. A
wholesome Impetus Is likewise given to
tbe action ot the liver and bowels by lu
WEDNESDAY AND TBUBSDAY,
Jaaaat-y aid ad Ssib,
Hibernian Minstrel a,
Irish fingadd Baud and Orchestra
Bemodeled and enlarged for the pres
Great Hatteoal Musical aod MotOIial Iatss1sla
HUSH EHP HEttM
Iks sVMltrat sVostesr ef IWaad!
The win ceatpaajr aapoattag la erlftM i
Song ',deat sad skelehee. .,. .
Matlnea Tkanday at J o e'oek. AteUslsa M
seals; rase vti seats 79 esau.
JUL i. at Oca A, Baslaaae Mms.