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OUR MOTTO: " Tho Best Goods at tho Lowest Price
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Ti kulrhfc of tb ebo onlet mt
MUlr UlhMTM .tlP U. ,. ..
UYIhl at halt-part O0d
rallowi' Hall. Howa.
Wows n.'lluk0llilor conunmaO.
U)TEurr.ry Thursday Uhl
M hak-pa mi; in their Wl o
avoiiM, Miwaan 8ith and BeTmtb
r. D. KaxroaD, N. O.
CAIBO LODQK. NO. W.A.F. A. M.
tY, Hold mralar eomniuntoatlona to M
iCX tonic HJl, eoroMP Cotnnwrelal avennj
' ind Eighth treat, on Um aooond nod
fourth Mondar of oh month .
Witt Eaglun J tijjht ? We don't believe
It is said that there are alrea.ly live
candidates iu the field for clerk of the
apellate court oi this district. We know
ol but two
Though hia ball Las Jbeen reduced
from $.0,000 to $10,000, J. Madison
Wells is unable to procure bond, and
lingers In jail.
The state board ol railroad and ware
house commissioners were In seMlon
three days tnU week; 11 the members,
Messrs. Smith, boyne and Oberly, being
It took four days to get a jury to try
the desperado and murderer lUnde, now
on trial in the circuit court at Oalesburg.
The deienso will be made on tho theory
that Kande is insane.
Thk railroad lines leading: east from
Chicago report baviog carried eastward
during the single week ending on Saturn
day last, 3,000 tons of flour, grain aud
provisions. This Is equal to O.OilO cars.
Tun fate ol Judge Mayo, who so md
denly and uiyateriouely disappeared at
8t. Louis, two weeks ago, is still
wrapped In mystery. It is believed that
he was toully (U'lt with, and Ills body
Hon. Uv.oitr.R H. Wesdlino luotured
in Mount Vernon on Thursday evening
to the largest audience that ever assem
bled to hear a lecture In that city. Wt lul
ling will make a fortuno out of that
lectare. He has struck oil.
The house subcommittee on terri
tories will report adversely on the bill
to admit Utah into the Union a a state,
based upon tho fact that the Mormon
priesthood would be clothed with state
The pope Is dead, but the church in
this couutrj will take no action in the
matter until officially notified of the
fact. Appropriate and Impressive ser
vice will then be held in all the Catholic
The courts ol Cincinnati yes terilay
gave a verdict ot forty tfioiixumt tUittam
In lavor of Manager It. E. .1. Miles, ol
the grand opera house, oi that city,
against P. T. Barnum. W. C. Coup and
Others, ler a libel published two years
ago. This verdiet was the result ol a ten
The Cairo Sun has settled it. Willis,
Thomas, and Jako Yost, all of Metropo
lis, having congressional aspirations, the
Sun has put its toot down aud declares
that no Metropolis man need apply for
the nomination. What has Metropolis,
(for Willis, Thomas and Yost are about
all there Is of the place,) ever done to the
Sun t Poor Metropolis !
duel was tougbt at Matamoras,
Mexico, yesterday, between Hon. Neater
Mexan, a prominent lawyer, and M. De
la Pena, both citizens of Brownsville,
Texas. Two rounds were fired, when
Pena announced himself sallsllcd, but
Mexan demanded another round, which
was agreed to, and Mexan was shot
through the body, causing death almost
Instantly. The cause that led to the
meeting is not known.
The situation in Europe is very criti
cal juBt now. The eastern questlou in
all its significance must now be met by
England and the other powers, and
great events hinge on their decision. It
may be tbat we are on the eve of a gen'
era! war in Europe, while an amicable
settlement is still possible. Everything
will depend on the action of the proposed
conference, and that will be determined
by the balance of physical power. Should
Russia and Germany be allied against
Austria, Italy, France and England, we
may look for such a slruegleas the world
has never seen. The attitude of Italy is
now assuming great importance.
The Jury in the case lot Ucn. Thomas
Anderson, on trial In New Orleans for
frauds practiced as a member ot the
Louisiana returning board, returned a
verdict ot guilty, and he Is now in jail
awaiting the sentence of the court. Al
though there can be little or no doubt of
the guilt of the members of the return.
log board In changing the result ot the
election In tbat state, it was hardly ex
pected that the members of the board
could be convicted, even though their
guilt oould be plainly shswn up. This
rerdlct, however, will, prove a crusher to
Wells apd the other two members of
the board, who are yet to be tried
; ' The Jury which tried Anderson was com
, posed of ten white and two colored men
! and It was leu than an hour from the
time tbejr left the court room until they
had agreed upon a verdict It has been
aid a hundred times since the Indictment
- of the returning board members tbat in
oase they were convicted Gov. Mcholls
would Interpose, and pardon them.
: Whether this assertion was made on
food authority now remains to be sHn,
Russian Bubo to Gain
T'me-Such Was the
Confirmation of the Report of the
Oooupation of the Turkish
Capital by the
War Fever in England-The War
Special Cable Dispatch to the Kveolug Poill
Loxdo.x. Feb. 7. The English govern
ment is without otllclal Information of
the actual entry of the Russians Into
Constantinople, but it Is believed that
the Russian still continue advancing to
ward that city, notwithstanding the arm
istice has been signed.
A CABINET MEETING
to consider tho situatlou was hastily sum
A PANIC OS THE STOCK EXCHANGE.
The reported occupation of Constanti
nople by the Russians has created a pan
ic on the stock exchange.
THE RUSSIANS HAVE CONST A.NTISOl'LE.
Minister Layard has telegraphed to
Lord Dorbv, from Constantinople, viu
Inaia. that the Russians have arriveci
near to and are about entering Constan
tinople, and are also taking up a posi
tion near Galllpoli. This movement of
the Russians will give them command of
the Straits of the Bosphorus and Par
dandles. THE ENGLISH MINISTER Ft ELS UNEASY,
Minister Layard expresses uneasiness
at bin Isolated position, through the
wires being cut, which prevents prompt
communication between London and
W AR FEVEB.
There is intense excitement In this city,
amounting almost to a war fever.
CONFIRMATION OF TUB RKl'ORT.
London, Feb. 7. The telegram from
Minister Layard, apprising the govern
ment of the approach ot the Russians to
Constantinoule. was two days en route,
This fact tends to confirm the report of
the actual occupation ot the city by the
THE KNOM8H PARLIAMENT.
It Is believed that in consequence ot
the gravity of the news the Opposition
will consent to withdraw the credit
amendment, and that parliament will to
night pass tho vote for a supplementary
war credit unanimously.
ANXIOUSLY AWAITING TUE RESULT.
London. Feb. 7. The cabinet is still
In session, and great anxiety is felt to
learn what will be the result of the sit
Comment is freely indulged in as to
the proper course the government should
pursue In tho present ularming crisis. It
Is admitted on all sides that
ENGLAND'S INTERESTS ARE JEOPARDIZED
by Russian action, and thut only by
prompt aud energetic measures can she
retain her power In the east.
A special ursimicn to mo standard troni
Constantinople, states that
stipulates that the Turks shall evacuate
the lines around Constantinople, which
city will form a neutral ground; the
Russian limit being Buyuak and lehek
medio, and the Turkish limit Rutschuk
THE WAR CREDIT VOTED.
London, Feb. 7, Parliament has unan
imously voted the war credit.
THB POPE DEAD.
D en Hi of Hit Ilollneia, Float Ninth.
Cscltemeut and MonrnlnK Over the
TUB POPE DVINO.
Special Calile Dispatch to the Eveniatf Poet.
London, February 7, A dispatch
from Rome announces that the Tope
has received the last sacrament ot the
church, and dissolution is momentarily
London, February 7. A dispatch from
Rome to the Pall Mall Qatttle says the
pope is 'dying, and tbat there were ru
mors from Paris that the Pope Is dead.
Rome, February 7. The Popo died at
1:12 this atternoon.
THE NEWS IN LONDON.
London, February 7. The startling
news has just been received here that
Pope Pious IK died to-day at exaotly
forty-two minutes past noon.
the news was not at first believed. It
had been widely announced during the
past few days that
had much improved, and that yesterday
be was able to walk a tew steps while
supported by two prelates. Foreign
cardinals have been telegraphed to come
THE LAST SCENE.
Rome, February 74 p. m. The Pope
died at 3 o'clock. The conclave will be
His condition changed seriously for
theworse during the night.-Cardinal
Vicar was summoned to. the Vatican,
and an order given to prevent any rer
sot not positively authorized from hav
ing access to the Pope's appartments.
Egress from the Vatican was prohibit
ed. The foreign cardinals have been
summoned by telegraph.
Prayers for the Pope's recovery were
oflercd in all the churches In Rome.
Woieinomen ! Look toyonr Interests
and save doctor bills by using Dr, Bull's
Tho t MlUd Rtascaaad Mal-A '
ncrtlnl Trty-De'rei IB m
HvouaM-TI Vlnttina KlMtMiuou,
Washington, Tcb. 7.-Thc Intcution
ot this government, as soou as Diaz is
recognized and matters couuected there
with have been definitely settled and ar
ranged, is to enter into negotiations with
Mexico for a commercial treaty between
that country and this. An official in
formation received at the state depart
ment on this subject indicates that Mex
ico is not only willing but nnxlou-' to
enter Into close commercial i.i.Huiih
with tho United States.
A liberal commercial treaty with
Mexico, Secretary Evarta thinks, would
be ol Incalcuablo value to the commerce
ot the United States, and would lend to
turn northward the tide of Mexican trade,
n hieh now sets towards England's shore.
This would especially be the case If any
of the projects of building railroads across
the line Into Mexico should be carried
START LINU DECREASE IN THE REVENUES.
New York, February 7. A Washing
ton special to the Tribune says a startling
falling off In the revenues of the govern
ment has been noticed by treatury olh
cials within the past few weeks. The
rate of decrease has been such as to excite
a serious apprehension that If It continues
speeiul legislation will bo required to
make provisions for the current expenses
of the government.
THE VISITING STATESMEN'S STATKMLNT.
The statement to be hignrd by Secre
tary Sherman, Stanley Matthews and
Representative ForsU.' uud I he other
Visiting stalefineH who have been catch
ing it so lively since the returning board
muddle 1ms again come to the surface,
and who have beeen charged witn par
ticipating iu the Louisiana election Iraud,
will be Issued at the close of this week
or toward tho beginning ot the next.
Secretary .Sherman and Stanley Mat
thews have chitrgu oi the preparation of
It, and arc now engaged upon Its coin
nosition. When U Is finished It wilt be
signed by the. reel, and then given out
for publication. 1 he statement will b.i
a general denial of the charges mid in
uenducs made against the signers of it,
and will, it U understood, also give me
hard thrusts to their accusers.
No opium! No morphia or other dan
gerous drug is contalneu iu Dr. Hull's
buby syrup, lor the relief ol enlic, teeth
ing, etc. Price 23 cents.
I.nruer th till 1.1 !
On receipt of $1.50 I will send to any
address an Imported French Microscope
that will magnify over 500 times ai y
small object. A very u-t-lul and iulruo
tive instrument, brass mounted aud put
up in a neut case, warranted as recom
mended or the money refunded,
lis magnilying power is so great that
living objects can be readily discovered
in a drop ot water,' and for examining
small objects, all manner of Insects, the
texture ot dolus, &c, detecting toreign
matter in sugar. Hour and other articles
of diet, for detecting counterlieit money,
and a hundred other useiul purposes, it
in iu.f..imd invaluable.
An endless source of amusement fm
the coming winter evenings. Sent by
mull on receipt of price.
br A Vr-.lt K CU.,
CI Park Place, N. Y. City.
Vital weakness or depression: a weak
exhausted feeling, no energy or courage;
the result ot mental over-work, Indis
cretions or excesses, or some drain on the
system, is always cured by Humphrey's
Homeopathic Specific No. 28. It tones
up and Invigorates the system, Imparts
strength and energy stops the drain and
rejuvenates the entire man. Been used
twenty years witn pertect success Dy
thousands. Sold by dealers. Price $1
per Binglu vial, or $5 per package of five
vials and $2 vial of powder. Sent by
mall on receipt of price. Address
Humphrey's Homeopathic Medicine
Company. 100 Fulton street N. V.
Tbn Merry Daya ofOlil.
In reading of the middle ages one Is
struck by the accounts given ot feats of
strength, etc., of the life actors ot those
times. The suits ot armor worn, would
certainly Indicate the possession ot great
er physlclal strength than is developed
by men In these latter days. What
wrought the change ? Men lived In the
merry days a more outsdoor life than this
advanced civilization ot ours can afford.
There is a greater consumption ot brain
matter, and that increased demand on
mental and physical power necessitates
the use of a pure vegetable, stimulant
tonic, such as the Home Stomach Bits
ters, 4-1 m
A Gentle Mint.
In our style ot climate, with its sudden
changes ot temperature rain, wind and
sunshine often intermingle in a single
day It is no wonder that our children,
friends and relatives are so frequently
taken from us by neglected colds, half the
deaths resulting directly from this cause.
A bottle ot Boschee's German Syrup kept
about your home for immediate use will
prevent serious sickness, a large doctor'
bill, and perhaps death, by the use
three or four doses. For curing Con
sumption, Hemorrhages, Pneumonia,
Severe Coughs, Croup, or any disease ot
the Throat or Lungs, its success is simply
wonderful, as your druggist will toll you
German Syrup is now sold in every town
and village on this continent. Sample
bottles for trial, 10c; regular size, 75e.
la order to introduce our Hlg Seed
Spring Wheat, The Wheat ot Taos, In
your localitysingle grains measuring one
half lnott in length I propose to send a
sample of the wheat tree of charge, to
every subscriber to this paper who will
state the name ol the newnpaper and send
a tares cent stamp to pay pottage,
Agents wanted in every county to tell
this new wheat Addrett
L. L. Osmint, Cleveland, Tenn
Corner 8th Street and Commercial Ave.
Dry Goods, Soots and Shoos,
Clothing, Hats and Caps, Coflees, Teas, Sugars,
Bacon, Hams. Specialty in Butter,
Cheese and Flour.
Prints, Domestics, Bleached Muslins, Shirtings,
Flannels. Tickings, Dress Goods, Silks.
A full line of Carpets, Vattlngs, Floor Oil
Ladies' and Misses' Roots,
This stock is entirely New and Fresh.
Oar Stock embraces everything needed lu
Uoods. Please give us a call, examine
Saloon and Restaurant.
THE BEST OF
WINES, LIQUORS, AND CIGARS
Constantly on tmnd. Also has constantly
on hand a
Large Supply of
FUS T TT SITS
ORANGES, APPLES, ETC.,
At Wholesale and Retail.
M the Old Delmonico Hotel,
5 rm No. G8 Ohio Levco
73 OHIO LEVEE,
City National Bank Building, up.gtait.
The Olftwit Enubliahed Agency in Southern
Illinois, and representing over
165 000 000
R. SMYTH & CO.,
WholetsU ind Retail Dealer! In
Foreign and Domestio
AVIM H OF ALL KIXDS.
No. 60 Ohio Levee.
MESSRS. - MYTH A CO., have constantly
lnrife stock ol the hret Roods In the mar
ket, and friveepeoUl attention to the whole,
ale kronen of the buainees.
0. D WILLIAMSON,
And Dealer In
9: 19 OHIO LEVEE.
PKCAXattentiot (IventtoonsUnmenU a ju
B. F. Blake
Paints, Oils. Varnishes
Wsll Paper, Window Glass, Wis
dow Shades, &o. .
Always on band, toe celebrated illumlnatl
Oornar BlTnth 8tret and Waaht
1 M IBM It
St. Louis. Mo.
TH08. A. KICK. A.X.L. L.B..
JAS. KICK, A. If ., l'rlnclijalB
FULL LIFE SCHOLARS HI Pi $81 00
MOST Complete, Thorough and Practlca
course of hhkIt in tho Unlu-d States a
course tndlspenslble (o every young nmn ei
Junking on tin tea of UXe.
Tor XUostntsd Oral,
THUS, A. IUCB. A. It.,
OnmiutM a t am I K Jill b I
., tar fM 1mm
Cloths, Curtain Damasks,
Children's Shoes, Gents' Roots and Shoes
Special attention given to Country trade.
the City or Country, in Qrocerles or Dry
our goods and prices before you buy.
Orders for Coal by the car-load,
ton, or in hogsheads, for shipment
promptly attended to.
To large consumers and all
manufacturers, we are prepared
to supply any quantity, by the
month or year, at uniform rates.
CAIRO CITY COAL CO.
fifllccon whari tioat. root of Biith street.;
Oilke or liallinty . Brothers, opposite St.
KKyptmn Mills, Twentieth street,
dial Dump, foot of 'I hirtr-eignth street, or
I'ott Utile drawer :JO
MANUFACTURER AND DEALER 1
Mr. Block desires to call the attentlon'ot
the Public to the fact that lie has al
ways on hands large, new and tasblonabie
htock of ready-made custom Boot and
8'ioes hl.'b be will sell at
THE LOWEST TRICES.
Call On Him At
ft.Eih St. Set. Wash. & Cos, kn
ILLINOIS CENTRAL R. R.
St. Louis & Chicago
The only Road Running Two
Daily Trains from Cairo,
Trains Leave Cairo
2:20 p.m. Kant Express, arriving In St,
LouIh 8:50 p.m.; Chicago, 7:30, a.m.
2:20 p.m, CINCINNATI & LOUIS
VILLE FAST LINE
Arrivlngl n Cincinnati 8:30, a.m.; Louis
ville, 8:25, a.m.: Indianapolis, 4:15 a.m.;
rasRengers by this train arrive at shove
ART OTHXB B0T7TI.
U:llO;p. m. Fast Mall with sleepers attach
ed, for ST. LOUIS and CHICAGO,
arriving In St. Louis at 6:30 a.m. Chi
cago at 4.80 p.m. Connecting at Odin
or Ktflngham lor Cincinnati, Louisville
PAST TIME EAST
ruseniers Dy this line go through to
the Last 1 without any delay caused by
The SATURDAY AKTERNOON TRAIN
s.KKOM CAIRO ARRIVES IN NKW
YORK MONDAY MOBMNO,
36 HOURS IN ADVANCE
OF AHY OTHER KOUTE.
Advertisements of competln lines that
thoy make better time than this ono, are
are issued either through ignorance er a
desire to mislead the public.
For through tickets and information,
apply at Illinois Central B. B. Depot, Cairo.
TEAMS AHIUVI AT CA1EU
3. H. Jon is. Ticket Airt.
SCHOOL TEACHERS mfcZ
v ir salary by devoting a very small Portion ol
tout leisure time to mj interest , I do not ex
wot Toil to ranvasa for mv calebratal Bwttv'a
I'ianos and Organs unlxsa you sna fit to ; but the
service 1 require of you fa both )lwtaDi and
yivuwuu'. "II parui uiara lire. Auuresa
DANIEL P. bXAlTY, Washington, M. 3
SIGN OF THE GOLDEN LION, Ohio Lcvoe.
SIGN OP THE CRYSTAL MORTAR,
Washington Avenuo and Eighth Street
White Lead White Zinc,
Linseed Oil, Turpentine,
Window Glass, Putty
Paints-ill Ctta-Ssaij f.p th Enr.lr
Lard Oil, Whale Oil
Signal Oil, ITcatfoot Oil,
Tanner's Pish Oil
West Virginia Oils.
i ' :
v StrJ i -ft, i
7he Elgin Kerosene Can
?he Only Porfoct Can ia
the World. Mado of Glass
and Warranted sot to
Leak, Corrode or Break.
Every family should have
OIL TANKS and
Tha hect in Hen Patent Dnmn
and Measurinn Forca PumD.
- ---- r-
Manufactured by Wilson and
Eveden. We soil at their prices
Agency and Depot for Ayers' and Jayne Medi
cines. Also for Wakefield's, Hartin's ana Mc
Lean's Medicines. We control tho celebrated
Aboriginal Indian Oil, Egyptian
Malaria King, and DeOinchon's
Peruvian Bark Bitters.
HOUSEWIVES USE WASHENE
"Lat week I bought a 10 cent package of Waoliine and dono mv wanhlng In one lull
the uoual time at less than half the cost ot Soap. My clothes were whiter. I did nol
have to rub them, und It did not shrink my woolons, and for once I was enabicd to irei a
hot dinner on JlondBy. fcio ladies try it, and you will save labor, time and money, it Is
perfectly safe to use it. MttS. A.
5 and 10 cent Packages. Buy WASEINE AT BARCLAY'S.
JDr. Woods' Fever Pills
Wholesale and Retail, at Dr. Woods' Prices.
Golden Lion Cologne--" ?nd8urabnSy!aDce
German Syrup and August Flower,
Irish, French and American Glues,
Gelatine for Table Use-Very Cheap
Shoulder Braces for Ladies and Gentlemen
The Best Trusses, All Styles
Coarse and Fine Combs, and Hair Brushes
Shoe Blacking, Stove Blacking
Buy Copperas, Blue Stone Indigo, Madder,
Wax Flower and Artists' Materials
French, English and American Perfumery
All Kinds of Almanacs Free to All
The Best Extract of Buchu,
The Best Sarsapariila and Blood Purifier
Holmans' Ague Pads, Woods' Pills,
Malaria King, and all Ague Medicines
Quinine," Smith's Tonic, Kress Tonic,
Nursing Bottles, Gum Nipples and Rubber Cloth
Feather Dusters and Counter Brushes
Writing Paper, Envelopes, Pens and Ink,
Paper Bags, Wrapping Paper and Twine
Shoe Blacking, Shoo Dressing, and Stove Polish
Pure Imported Ilay Hum, Splendid Canada Tar
Soap- Englifth and Amerlean Soaps Flue Im
ported Handkerchief Extracts In origi
nal Bottles or In Broken Quanti
ties as wanted at low, prices.
Buy Your Drugs
At Barclays' Drug Storo.
The Family Safeguard
Awarded First Centennial Premium
and adopted after a thorough Scientific
and Practical Test by the U. S. GOV
ERNMENT LIGHT-HOUSE DEPART
MENT. Highly Commended by the
U. S. STEAMBOAT INSPECTORS
BOARD OF WASHINGTON CITY
Firo risk for Elaine and Gas rate the
same with Insurance Companies, Used
by Railroads Street Cars and Hotels
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