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I f OUR WASHINGTON LETTER. '
Cariy atattlenitas of the Mlee Qaoa
. Uoa-Eoohomj la tb
atallon of APrpralloa
Ma of this - Baform ilBIUlr-
tu eavca bill
Washington, D.O, Feb. 7th. 1878.
Slowly lb silver bill approaches final
vote In the woat, It will go back to the
bouse, amended, in leu than a week, and
probably be speedily acted on by that
I body. There k no jrood reason why it
" eho itcl not go to Mr. Hayes lor his signa
tory sometime during the next ten day p.
It ought to be disposed of soon, for until
that Is doue there is a disposition not to
'go on with ether Important business.
to be recommended by the appropriation
committee ot the bouse will be less than
the sum expended lor the same object
last year. If the Democratic bonne will
. support thi Democrat) committee tbere
will be great and needed reductions in
the expense)! ol government, but 1 am
sorry to saj the Indication of cucn sup
port are not many.
Un of lite early Miidnla t
j. " THIS REFORM iHMl.MSTRA HON
was the evident purpuw; to put appolnt-
ments to office where they would do the
most good, sometimes an illort was
made by such distribution to heal breach
Id the Radical party, sometime to cjilte
a Radical eAiigressaiau, smi-tliuta to
please a iludluil congreMiuno, ami suiuo
time very ortn, -In luet to provide
. positions for the personal friend ol Mr.
Hayes.'' The small motive wu always
; apparent, and I don't know ol m .ingle
instance in which the administration,
always prcaihlnjr. relorra, has given a
. high office to a person because ot bis em
' '. Inetit fltiwws yr 1L There is no such
ease.' The Federal officers In Baltimore
were the srrbjrct lor months ol
J MOl'STIN0 DICKER
among tt Marjhnd politiuians and
JelegaUoiu of tbcai crowded' the White
, Bouse uutil Uy became a nuisance and
s an whttfaerlon To the phWIc "buslm-ss.
; The places wte finally given to the po.
lltlcal baek-, who, as they tliemfelvel
i : claimed, coahl "electrlly the state" with
I a Republican victory. Appar-ntiy this
: squabble, i la U)ijJti.U;d ov.-t iwju
' ton custom house, now manad by
' I Slmmonn. Tim two Maai'liiuettit .Sen
ators aro opposed to hU re-appoiatment
wben his time expires, which will he
soon, and there Is also a )trona party
favorable U him.
"pi:u.0atio4" ark coming
here. Why cannot Mr. Hayes ascertain
whether or not hiuinion has done his
whole duty as collector, and, governing
himself by a rule he himself laid iown,
reappoint or refuse to reappoint the man
solely on that ground? if reform is
I meant that U what be ought to do.
i i -' THE HOUSB MKA5T WELL
I -: in Its late vote that ex-members should
f I not be allowed to come upon Its floor
until they bad certlnod that they were
' -'not lntereed in pending legislation,"
1 bntitaeeomnlixhed llfllft. Mnt "lnhhv.
) ing" Is not done on the floor ot the house
) or senate, but In committee rooms, on
J ' the streets, In hotels, at private houses,
1 on railroad trains In short, wherever
t the chairman of a committee or other
i influential congressman can be found or
1 1 can be Induced to go. It Is said the most
i . accomplished of lobbyists was In the
j .' habit ol losing large sums of
t m. . JJOSET IK GAIIBLIXO
1 with a former chairman of;the house
J , ways and means committee, ile did not
: .dare to pflvr a bribe directly, aud he
' : gaye tbe chairman this way ot pocketing
; $ tbe money ot the individuals and coin
. I paratlons to be beuetited by legislation!
! Wbest tber party has a large undisputed
, ; majority In houM or senate as the Re-
1 i publicans had from 1861 to 1873 tbe
j eommittee presents legislation and the
i l wo houses adopt lU Tbe chairman pre
pares it ror the committee uuls mere
I is something proposed which Is toe clearly
I extravagant or plainly oat of the line ot
4 ; previous legislation, there is hardly ever
any dissent on tbe part ot tbe lay mem
' beri. Host likily if be hi disposed to be
J " rebellions, something lor tbe benefit ol
els constituents or Iriends h thrust Into
the obnoxious measure, and his assent
? ' COVTBOL Or TBE COMMITTEES
;U"a Beataaity, if eongreas U to legislate,
aa H always has done, not only upon
tavbjecuof seetlosttl party and personal
suerest, for there Is ao Una to consider
os.?mkmsi a thoaMiMltb part ot the
propoMd-, But It gives a tres
power to tb eommittee and
ralraaai and reduces really aclentlilc
tiyiaar t a. comparatively quiet and
qalr. All said before
lis kgte vote ot the house does not touch
K, Ithe guileless gentleman who
LcCeed the resolutloB and tbe new
toted It through no doubt
tlzi ai ai era of legislative purity
, tousns Jeaiial.1
'ZM1 a'lalk of Bon. John H.
3MU3t mat ots4Utat for gov
RUDY FOB WAR
Situation is The East Vo
cbivged, tnd rull ef
Johnny Bull BunpBBtaBd Beady
-t . Tor Blood LettloK
The Busaiians, Apparently Indif
ferent to tn BarUTgs of the
British Lion, Beaching for
.rrthiig in $igbt, ,
' RCS6I4 KXrOSKS,' 1
LoVaon, February 8. Seml-offlclal ad
vioeijust received Irom Vlemia, confirm
the previous report that Rusaia would not
accept the treaty ol Paris as a basis of
A cabinet meeting was suddeuty as
sembled this afternoon. It Is reported
that the government has received an un
satisfactory and evasive dispatch Irom
DANGER TO ENGLAND IMMINENT.
The Post in a leading editorial says :
,lVe may rely upon it that the govs
eminent are now aware that British In
terests have " been directly attacked,
and that England must adopt mrasures
for Its defense."
STILL HOLDING OALLirOLI.
Advices from Pen received this altii
noon, states tbat the Turks are gjtlll In
pou.lon of Uallipoll lines..
jlostllitles have ceased In the Greek
provinces of Turkey, and all causes ol
dissension will be relcrred under the con
ditions ot the armistice, to the proposed
The Greek army still retains Its posi
tion iu The. sal y and Eptrns, and Turkey
will have to leave the Cretan Insurgents
alone for a time.
IN KOI MAMA,
the Russian troops are being held In
readiness to march on short notice.
Heavy Russian reinlorcerneuU are be
ing mast-ed at Tlruova, .and the Turks
haveeyacuaU'a the defensive llws around
TERMS OF THE ARMISniK.
London, February 8. The govern
ment ha.t revived the armUUee term.
The Turks agreed to dismantle the torts
protecting Constantinople. A portion of
THE BRITISH FLEKT
have b en ordered to Constantinople to
protect the Englishmen. ' Foreign gov
ernments are also invited to send a fleet.
: NO BREACH 0F NEUTRALI! Y.
l'lio English government does not cou
si'lcr the dispatch ot the fleet a breach ot
neutrality towards Russia. ' 1
ROOM FOR Ft'RTBER Sl'RrRISES.
London, Feb. 8. A Vienna corres
pondent of the Times, commenting on
the Russian occupation of the defensive
lines of Constantinople, says : The mys
tery which still envelops the conditions
of the nrmlstiee leayes plenty of room
for further surprises. This looks as If
the evacuation of the Danube fortresses
hvj itic tua. mu iuiii uui w mean tneir
ocaupatlou by the Russians. These sur
prises seem to be bad preparations tor
sCOHDITIOM Of THE ARMlSTlCRf
Const aktinople, February 8, by way
ot Bombay. in accordance with the
armistice condition, the Russians will
occupy VYIddia, Ruucbuk, Slllstria, Bel-
eradjik, and Erzeronm. The embassa
dors ot the powers are still ignoiantof
the conditions of peace. Redjib Pasba
has twenty-seven battalions, and has
left lor Volga.
THE POPE'S DEATH.
Official Notification of the Death
of the Supreme Pontiff. ,
How the News Was Eeceived in
New York and Elsewhere.
omciAL hotification or tub rors's
Baltimore. Fe'J. 8. This morning
Archbishop Gibbons notified tbe Catho
lic Mirror tbat, at 9 o'clock, he had been
officially informed of tbe Holy Father's
death, by telegram, and had been re
quested to commuulcate the same Intelli
gence to tbe other Archbishops.
At 4 o clock this afternoon a meeting
or pastors ot the city churches , will be
held at tbe Archbishop's bouse, to make
arrangements for tbe Holy Father's
A SEMI-OrriCIAL CONFIRMATION,
New Yore. Feb. 8.-A dispatch dlreet
from Rome to the New York Frumat'$
Journal, confirms tbe death of the Holy
Father, the cablegram stating that the
time of the Pope's death was forty mln
utes after one o'clock, yesterday after
noon. The Freeman' i Journal is
considered high authority on Catholic
matters, and lu dispatch is considered as
seml-offlclal and of undoubted accuracy.
THE CONCLAK CALLED.
Rome, Feb. 8. The conclave will as
semble Immediately at tbe Vatican.
, A SEALED DOCCMEHT.
The Pope left Instructions which were
unsealed to-day and read, yrcutnU ta
aarrrs, by tbe chamberlain to the cardi
nals already here.
THl BALL er TUB CONCLAVE, j"
Probably the hall ol the consistory
will b chosen for the holding of the bal
lots tor the new pope, j,
Prince Cfaigi, the marshal of the con
clave, has assumed his functions, and
has given orders tor the customary
WiLLINO Vf 9t TRB DffiUt
of communication, and for the removal
ot ail persons now living on tbe same
floor on which the conclave assembles.
The cardinals tare been already la.
formed ol tb meeting, snd tbe French
cardinals art eipactel here tomorrow,
and the Austrian and Spanish, Pundey
and Monday. v " ' ' ' -' s,f '
jtoTHrys u DEcrnED
regarding the remataa,- whlob are w
lying hi state. , Cardinal Viold'a ao
noiiuremeDt of the death says
" ' ' . the miaVi r"T' '
will be. lebrated at Bt. Peter's Cathe-
aral. and ordera bava been given tor
ttravf r for the deccued. ' 4 oongregs
tion of rArdlnals to-day bead '
THE TOPE'S L4ST WISHES
relative to the conclave and iuneral.
TEMrOBABT Kt'LERB OE THK OU'ltCH
Cardinals Bilio Tecel ani ii IVtro
will govern the church pedUjr the elec
tion ot tho new Pontiff. ,
VHE BELLS TOLLINO. ,
All the church bell In Korce arc toll'
HOW THE NEWS WAS RECEIVED IN NEW
New York, Keb. The news ol the
death of tie Kpe bad been too loog ant
liclpated to create much excitement here.
Whetlu-r Cardinal ilcCloskcy naa re
ceived a message from Rome announcing
the poihi's death, could not be ascer
tained Last eveulng, as the cardinal would
see no visitors, and went to bed early.
and Father Forrelll, Ids secretary, was
not to be found. As soon A (be official
announcement reaches the cardinal a
PROGRAMME OV OBSERVANCE
In Ibis diocese will be Issued, tt will In
dude requiem masses In St, Patrick's
Cathedral and In all the leading Cathoile
churches, the Inteilors oi whliii will be
draDed In mournlu?. In tliu Cathedial
an Imposing catab!'o:e, cmtalnlng
iuneral casket, will t.- plu-v l in the
chancel, and t.ddre3sea will be delivered
by the several pastors of the chur;h-'s.
ALIIEN, GRAVES Ar CO.
Tlll.l. 01' 1TAKL.
Early R) Potato-
No. 78, Ohio l .ve'
lrar thaa Mff I
On nvipt of 1.50 I will -n- to any
address an Imported Frcrich MiioiKxpe
that will magiiily over 500 tuw a
small object. X very ulul and iutruv
tive fnstruoient, hratm mounted an 1 put
upin a nuRt ease, warranted us mow
mended or the money refunded.
lis magnifying1 power Is so grentthat
living objects can be readily discovered
la a drop ol water, and for examining
small on ect. all manner ot InH'Cts, tbe
texture ol cloths, dx., deteetins; foreign
matter In sugar, flour and other articles
of diet, tor delecting countertlcit money
and a hundred other 'uselul purpoie, tt
will be found Invaluable.
An endless source of amusement for
the coming winter evenings. Sent by
mall on receiptor price.
8EAVER & CO..
81 Park Place. N. Y. City
Jan i-aW Bm
Vital weakness or depression: a weak
exhausted feeling, no energy or courage
tbe result ot mental over-work, Indis
cretions or excesses, or seme drain on the
system, Is always cured by Humphrey's
Homeopathic Specltlc No. 28. It tones
up and Invigorates the system, imparts
strength and energy stops tbe drain and
rejuvenates the entire man. Been used
twenty years wito perfect success oy
thousands. Bold by dealers. Price $1
per single 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. 109 Fulton street N. i
, x-luiy 13-d Aw
Tb Merry Day a of Old.
In reading of tfie middle ages one Is
struck by tbe accounts given ot teats ol
strength, etc., of tbe lite actors ot those
times. The suits ot armor jrorn, would
certainly Indicate the possession ot great
er physlclal strength than Is developed
by men In these latter day s. What
wrought the change ? Men lived In the
merry days a more ouUloorllto than this
advanced civilization ot ours can afford.
Tbere la a greater consumption ol brain
matter, and that Increased demand on
mental and physical power necessitates
the use of a pure vegetable, stimulant
tonic, such as tbe Home titomach Bits
ters. 4-1 m
A emtio Hint.
In our style ot climate, with Its sudden
changes ol temperature rain, wind and
sunshine otlen Intermingle In a single
dsy It Is no wonder that our children,
friends and relatives are so frequently
taken Irom ui by neglected colds, half the
deaths resulting directly from this cause.
A bottle ot Boscbee'a German Syrup kept
about your home for immediate use will
prevent serious sickness, a large doctor'
bill, and perhaps death, by the us
three or four doses. For curing Con
sumption, Hemorrhages, Pneumonia,
ttevere Coughs, Croup, or any disease ol
tbe Throat or Lungs, Its success Is simply
wonderful, as your druggist will tell you
German Byrun is now sold In every town
and tillage on thla continent. Sample
bottles for trial, 10c.; regular size, 76c. .'
la order to introduce our Big Seed
Spring Wheat, Tbe Wheat ot Taos, ta
your loeatlty-slBg le grains msaiurtog one
half lochia length I proi to send a
sample of the wheat tr- -berre, to
evtry subscriber to this paper who will
state the name el the newapaper and Mad
a three seat stamf to pay postage.
Agents wanted la every county to ssU
this aew wheat Address
" L.L. OstfBNT, Cleveland, Teua
'Bears sfOtaair CWMaaleaieeere.'
Cairo, III., January 18th, 1878.
'A special session ol tb board of
county - commissioners ot-Alexander
County, Illinois, will be held at tbe court
bouse, la this dry, on Mrmdsy, February
11th, next, at.t o'clock, a.m., for the
transection ol such business is nay
eoma before said hoard.
Tio. W. BaUIPat, Chairman.
J OUR MOTTO: ; " The Best
Corner 8th Street and Commercial Ave
aJSJ;E CD JE UQHI
.Diy. Goods, Boots and' Shoes,;
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 lull line ol Carpets, Mattings, Floor Oil
Ladies' and Missel' Boots,
This stock Is entirely New and Fresh.
O ir Stock embraces everything needed In
I'jease give us a call, examine
Saloon and Restaurant.
THE BEST OF
WINES, LIQUORS, AND CIGARS
Constantly on hand. Also has constantly
on hand a
Largo Supply of
ORANGES, APPLES. ETC.,
At Wholesale svavd Retail.
At the Old Delmonico Hotel,
5-im , Xo. C8 Ohio Levee
73 OHIO LEVEE,
City National Hiulc B'llMlnK, up.Bl.tr,.
Tb Old.M FiuUtubed Arency In Huuiheni
11 luoi, nui irprcMatii'i or
!G5 000 000
R. SMYTH & CO..
Wholil. tad Retail Dealtn In
Foreign and Domestic
WINES OF ALE KIXDB.
No. 60 Ohio Levee.
MESSRS. -MTTH CO., Bat. eonxtantly a
Uryt stock ot tbt Iwtt good Id tb mat-
o. n whxiahson,
And Dealtr la
He. 16 OHIO LEVEX.
PSO.ALatteullot altnn toomUnmonti 1
B. F. Blake
Paints, Oils, Varnishes
r7all Paper, Window Glass, Win
dow Shade, fro.
always oo tend, U oaltbrate4 UlUiBlaaU
OofMov lleveiith Btroot aa Waabl
toa A moo
I, K. HWWOOB.J
FULL LIFE SCHOLAHSHIPJ 181 00
f OST OemBUrte. Thoroecl
MBpwte, Thoroagh sol rraetlca
of BtudT In tin Dniinl Slaloo
oowm of Btudv In tit
ibtoio every rtuis wm
bark lasa the eaiefUA),
Ai M.. I.
f rrililsnt. ,
floods at U10 Lowest Price-
I I r
Cloths, Curtain Damasks,
Children's Shoes, GcnrV Booti and Shoes
Special attention given to Country trade.
tbe City or Country, in Groceries or Dry
our gooos ana prices oeiore you ouy
Orders for Coal by the ear-load,
ton, or in hogsheads, for shipment
promptly attended to.
To large consumers and ell
manufacturers, we are prepared
to supply any quantity, by the
month or year, at unform rates.
CAIRO CITY COAL CO.
Offlcon wlurt oont foot of Sixth itrott.;
(irtioe 01 HUldT BroUier., oupo.it,
Krypton Mills, Twentieth itrert.
t iwl Uump. foot of Uiirtv-eiKOth ttrs.t,
utAXUFACTUKEU AND DEALEB 1
Mr. Block desires to es'l tbe attention ot
the Public to tbe lactlhat be has al
way, on hand a law, new and tastiiooalue
ttock of ready-maile cumom Boot and
Sloes men oe win sell at
THE LOWEST TRICES.
full On Him At .
3i9,.Ip St, Set, Waal. & Cos, Ln
ILLINOIS CENTRAL E. R.
St Louis feChioago
The only Road Banning Two
Daily Trains from Cairo,
Tralna Leave Cairo
1:20 p.m. Fast Express, arriving In St
Lrfiui, o:ou p, m.; vnicago, iwi, a.m.
1:20 p.ra, CENCLNNATT ft LOUIS-
arrlvlnet n Cincinnati 8:30, a.m.; Louis
ville, H;'L a.m.: lndlsnapolls, 4:15 a.m.;
1'aiwengen by this train arrive at above
Oy AIT 0TXS EOUtl.
VM(2v. B. fast Msil with slesnars attaeh.
sd, for ST. LOUIS and CHICAGO,
arriving In St. Louts at 6J0 a.m. Chi
eaco at 4 m p.m. Connecting at Odin
or Efflntham lor Cincinnati, Louisville
FAST TIME EAST
fuMnnrs by this line go throngs to
mo ahi nuuoui eay aeisy oausea oy
fbe SATURDAY AFTERNOON TRAIN
, ritUU CALKO AKK1VES IN NSW
YORK MONDAY MOHNINO .
38 HOURS IN . ADVANCE
OF ANY OTHER KoUTE.
AdvertlsemcDU of eompetinr line! that
they mke better time thaa this one, are
are Issued either through tgooraaee er a
uiajr, mi mmeaa ur puouc.
. tor throuin tlckete and Information,
tppiy at Ullnols Central K. K. Depot, Cairo,
tsaois aaaiva At oo
tfires....--..-...M.M.M....iiOO p m
AMI WMMMM.IHIMH M.I MWWWwtl lIS SfBIl
. . . Jn'1 outaen;At
' i. n. Jonas, Tioket Act. , " . '
t ally InoraMe
ur oalary by davotlnf a vry sbmII Dortloa oi
yur iruura una u mj innraai, i a aol aJl
Kl yoe lo rsarsM rbr my Mlebraicd Btaity's
aoe ead Umas enl-ts roe so Si te bal the
nrin nquira oi too u noia eiaw
MsluMa rail Mrllcelara Aro. XAA
1ft fjfi HOURS
SIGN OF THE GOLDEN LION. Ohio Lovee.
SIGN OF THE CRYSTAL MORTAR,
" Washington Avenue and Eighth Street
White Lead White Zinc,
Linseed Oil. Turpentine,
Window Glass, Putty
Paints-ill Colors Ready tar Its Srui, .
Lard Oil, Whale Oil
Signal Oil, Neatfoot Oil,
'.Tanner's Fish Oil
West Virginia Oils.
I v ! 1
ThpElgia Kerosene Can-
The Only Per foot Can in
th World. Made of Glass
and Warranted not to
Leak, Corrode or Break.
Evory family should have
. SHIPPING CANS
The best In Use. Patent Dome
and Measuring Force Pump.
Manufactured by .Wilson and
Eveden. We sell at their prices
Agency and Depot for Ayers' and Jakes' Medi
cines. Also for Wakefield's, Hartin's and Mc
Lean's Medicines. Wo control tho celebrated
Aboriginal Indian Oil, Egyptian
Malaria King, and DeCinchon's
Peruvian Bark Bitters.
HOUSEWIVES USE WASHINE
"Lat week I boujrht a 10 cent package of Washme and done my wanning in one tlt
the usual time at less than ball tbe cot ol Soap. My clmbes wern whl er. I did not
have to rub them, and it di! not shrink ray wuoIodh, and for once I was enabled to got a
hot dinner oo Monday. So ladles tiy it, and jou will save labor, lima and money. In
perfectly safe to use It. M113. A.
6 and 10 cent PBcksges.
r. Woods' Fever Pills
Wholesale and Retail, at Dr. Woods' Prices.
Golden Lion Cologne--0' E.Sumy!ftncc
German Syrup and August Flower,
Irish, French and American Glues,
Gelatine for Table Use-Very Cheap
Shoulder Braces for Ladies and Gentlemen
Tho 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 AH
The Best Extract of Buchu,
' " ' The Best Saraaparilla 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 Papert Envelopes, Pens and Ink,
Paper Bags, Wrapping Paper and Twine
Shoe Blacking, Shoe Dressing, and Stove Polish
Pare Imported Day .Bam, Hp leml Id-Canada Tar
Hoap English and American Soap- Fine Im
ported Handkerchief Extracts in origi
nal Bottle or In Broken Uwmtl
ties a wanted at low price.
At Barclaya' 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. 8, STEAMBOAT INSPECTORS
BOARD OF WASHINGTON CITY
Fire risk for Elaino and Gas rate the
same with Insurance Companies. Ued
by Railroads. Street Cars and Hotels.
Buy WA SHINE AT BARCLAY'S.