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The knlihta of the above order meet
at their hall tlie lint and third Monday
l euch month CoainmrcUl avenue, 2d door
outh of Utli stir ,lpiu.
...an.,. Ar.KXANDKK I.OIJOB. NO. M
if siNk Independent Onto of Odd-jTei-Iowa,
uicru irrery Thursday nixhl
m m half-liast soven, In their nail on
mmercul avenuo, between Biztn ano neveoin
eta r. V. KuroKD, W. w
Xcaiuolodok. No.itn.A.r. a a. m
Hold mrular eummunicationa lokU'
XjPT sonic Hall, corner Commercial avenu
' anil EiKuui atreet, uu the second and
ourtn Monday of eaten montn.
' 1AIKO ENCAMPMENT, I. 0. O. T.. meets
vln Odd-Fellowa IlaU oa the Aral and Uilrd
t uxflay in every luonlb, at bail-pa! seven
A. Cosmos, C ?
. i j tj-- t .
KnluhOi 01 Pythiaa. meets every rrt
day iiiffht at hall-past tryen, in Odd'
teUows Hall. Uowa,
..1R0 BUSINESS HOUSES
.!. -Any bustnesa flrm can ba three lines
aarr. in Mia njiumn unuernnpropajv- iiina
liberate il SI. Ml per luontrr IJ'cr
ayaMe iUa.itirly in advance,
HnrUHarrt fttovea aad JIM Ware.
4. HAM .kv Dralvrln Stoves. Tin and Hani
re, Uaidenend ranwm lmpb:iiieiil, Wira
.oodii, UefriKeruU'fS, fun.ps "d Ladder..
J i lAjmiucrciHl Avenue. OuiUrii.K. and Job
Work (luiir on short nutlre.
.1. VMrOAlIKT Denier in hard and eofthun
mt, flooring, oeillna, aiding and aurfaoad
lumlicr, lath and shinnies, tifilce and yard
: jrnor I weutietb street and VVehliijton avenue
I). iiAUTUAN Dealer in Uueensware, Toss.
Lain pa and all klnda of fancy ariicl-j. Coniiuer-
: ai avanua, corner oui ivui,
VTIUJAH WINTER llxth street between
liiuier-.laJ avenue ana Waauinfton avenue.
' 4 luiliiuar ana Mtrrkaal rakllurlua-
JOHN ANTRIM-Merchant Tailor and dealer
la Heady Mart Uotn ins;. 7S Ohio Lvee.
" " KmI Katata Atenclea.
U. J. HOWLKY-hVa) Ketat Afrent. Buys
ud sell real estate, collects rents, pays but
lor non-reahlents.etc. iouuuercuu avenue, ue-
IwennMnUi ami lentil streets.
11 tottwn and Tobacco Factor! and pro-
i.iu'iurs oi ilia i annua' i ouau- n arenoiue.
hi h loinjiinercial Avenue
As HiBTOMCAL Fact. Every agtol
v. ho bus tx-en fcteaJlly H-lUig the Im
proved 2U UomeHtia J .Sewing Machluu
lor Uirw years, owns liU dwelling house
haH a good account In bank, la clear ol
ilcht, and has moiHy at lutercat, Hie na
t'iral conteqiietioe of wi:uriri; a good
Mii'n.',y for superior goods at the lowest
prtw. A icixxl lirstclass Sewing Ma
rtinic, moft useful reliable at all
Iiidih, eay (o understand and control,
the sumo si. and does tho same work
as uny nmcliineg that Mils at four times
the price. 'J here U no machine at any
price better, or that will do finer or more
work, and certainly none so low in pri:
hy many dollar. The HorueMead is
widely known and ued In thousands of
families in the eaxtern and middle states,
and daily becoming popular in the west.
It will aave It'cobt eeveral times over la
one seaaou, duing the work of the tamlly,
or will earn lour or live dollars a day
for any man or woman who aews for a
living. It Is the Htrongct machine
made, is ready at nil tlrm-s to do work
makes the strongest and finest stitch yet
invented, and is fully acknowledged a
the Standard Family Hcwlnj machine.
1'rlee. complete lor domes! io use. He
duccd to only $20, delivered at V our door,
no matter how remote you may reside.
Business permanent and honorable, with
more certain and rapid sales, and larger
profits tbsn any other. Kxtmordinary
liberal offer made to local or traveling
agents whero we have none established;
or, if there Is no agen near you. send
your order direct to the factory. Ad
dress John II. Kendall & Co.. 4il Rroad
way, New York. 3-15-12ai,
Try the Boneless Breakfast
Oa and alter this data cur prices w ill be
loot, by.the cord, 3aS. ,
1 cord wood, sawed, 4 2.".
t " " sawed and split, 4 ').
Bioglo loads, $1 (tO.
1 Too, i3 00.
:i Tons, V 60.
B Ton, or more, $i CiJ per tun.
1 Ton, ii 75.
2 Tens, & 26.;
5 Tons, or more, 92 00 per ton.
By C, W. Whiklkr A Co.
March 13. 187;). u-U-lm
1 500 TIMES
Utraer Ihnn l.tfe!
On ntIpt of $1.50 1 will sond to any
address an Imported French Microscope
that will magnify over 500 times any
Rmall object. A very uelul and instruc
tive instrument, brass mounted and put
up In a neat rase, warranted as recom
mended or tho money refunded,
Its uiiguilying power is so great that
living objects ean be readily discovered
in a drop o( water, and for examining
Kinall objects, all manner of insects, the
texture of cloths, Ac, detecting foreign
mutter In sugar, flour and other articles
of diet, for detecting counterfieit money,
mid a hundred other uselul purposes, It
will be found Invaluable.
An endless source of amusement for
the coining winter evenings. Sent by
mail on receipt of price.
SHAVER & CO.,
CI Tark Tlacc, N. Y.X'ltJ'.
Innirrlac T?eniin!oiiai lUftk.
They Incur a tremendous r'wk who soi
journ or emigrate to reside In districts
where malarial disease is prevalent,
without medicinal means of fortifying
their systems against the periodic
scourge. The danger to bilious subjects,
ami to those who lack bodily stamina, Is
particularly serious. A preventive and
curative agent of known aiitl-malitrlal
tttlcacy should be frequently used and
constantly kept at hand by such persons,
and on none can they reply with such
certainty ol protection and aid as Uos
tetter's Stomach Bitters, This grand
specilic roots put every vestige of the
mnhirinl poison I rem the system,
and endows it with an
amount of vllal activity 'and
repelling power that nullities the Influ
ence ot mlssma. It also prevents and
remedies disorders of the stomach,
bowels and liver, which are particularly
prevalent in malarious regions, and is tn
incomparable general Invlgorant.
THURSDAY, April 4, 1878.
We an auihorized to announce WILLI AH
O'CAlXAUAN aaacaodlilale for reMlaetioo to
tUeoflioe ol Aldernian from tna Vint ard..
Wa are auitiorUed tn annouiiRe E. F. DAVIS aa
a MndiiUM for Aldernian from I ha Second
w ril. Election to wxa plnce Tueaday, Apr I
Col. Joha AVood Is absent from the
rt received at the
Oyster soup lunch at Harry W alktr'f
Crystal saloon every tvenlng at 0
For Butter, ilg,
No. C4 Ohio levee,
Apples, etc., call at
iuery: Why will men smoke common
tobacco when ttiey can buy Marburgl!
Bros, ".Seal ol North Carolina" at the same
pries ? IH 3 tf.
Don't forget ttie free oyster soup at
9 o'clock this eyeningat Harry Walker's,
corner Sixth street and Commercial ave
Ite:tor Dillon Lee will bold services la
tbe'ktbeneum en next Sunday evening.
wbera a general Invitation is extended t
the public to attend.
Mr. F. Korsmeytr is Just in receipt
or a very larj) and select stock of Key
West and imported cigars, to which ho
chIIs the special attention ol smokers.
The deed conveying the lot at the corj
nerol Washington avenue and Thirteenth
street to the liiberutan lire company ha
beea received and 1-inow in the hands of
the compai.y. Work on tbe Bear engine-
houte will soon be commenced.
If lyou feel dull, drowsy, debilitated.
have frequent headache, mouth taatea bad,
poor appetite, tongue coated, you are suf-
ftrlCK from torpid liver, or "bilionsnetn."'
Nothing Kid cure you so speedily and per
manently as Dr. 1'ierce'a Golden Medical
A regular meeting of tbe Hibernian.
fire company will ba held, tlita Thursday,
evening April, .", 1878. All the members
of tbe company are urgently requested to
attend this meeting, as business of special
linportace will be transacted. By order ot
WM. McUalb, pretident.
2 Tbe opposition to tbe present manage
ment of our public schools is understood
to be lei by Mr. A. Comiegs. Mr. Comings
Is an old school teacher, and in case a.
change in management should occur, It is
raid tbat be would be aa applicant lor the
po:titiou now held by 1'rof. Aivord.
A aeleet stock of furniture for sa'.a
cheap at the corner of Seventeenth stre et
and Washington avenue. Mr. William
Klclibod, tbe old reliable furniture manu
factuttr, is still among the living and i
prepured to scrv bis patroas and the pub
lic generally with choice lurniture at lower
and more reasonable prices tban ever be
fore. Give him a call. 3 31 lw
The ladies society of the I'resbytcrian
church will clve an eatart.iinmcat at the
rooms of Mr. W. Hyulop on Thursday
night, when Mr. Oeorge will, by reoJest
rei eat his lecture, "The Ears of King Mi
das.'' Selections of ,mulc will be suog
before and after the lecture, by Mrs. Lans
den, Misses Morris and Kastman, atd
Messrs. Morris and.Aislhrop. Admittance,
25 cents. St.
It should be remembered that the
election for school director occurs on Sat
urday next, and tbat so far is known at
this time Capt. W. P. lialiiday, atd F
Korsemeyer are the only candidates for the
regular term and Mrs. Anna SatTord for
thevacancy occasioned by the death of her
husband, A. B. Salord. Perhaps no bet
ter material could be found io the city, and
it is to be hoped tbat all tbe parties named
will be elected without oppositions.
JJrg. L. J. Spears has returned from
laying in her spring stock of millinery
and notions. She can say without fear
of contradiction that her stock through
out Is the finest and best selected ever
brought to Cairo. She only asks the
public to call and examine her goods and
be convinced that fche competes success
fully with all others In these goods. She
will hare auctions on tho first Saturday,
trom 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. ot each month
to make room, as she will receive new
goods in the latest style dally. She will
be pleased to show goods to all who may
call. Cor. 8th street, in the Alexander
county bank bank building. 3-3-1 m
The report circulated in this city
yesterday that the committee on corns
merce ot the lower house of congress had
failed to make an appropriation lor the
improvement of the Mississippi river i.t
this point, is a mistake. The river and
harbor bill as prepared by the committee
appropriate in round numbers $004,500
for the Improvement of the Mississippi
river above the month ofthe Ohio. Of
thissum $200,000 is tor the improvement
of the river between the mouth ot tbe
Ohio and tbe Illinois river, and of this
amount $40,000 is specilied (or the Dickey
Island improvment. This statement is
correct, all reports "to the contrary
About a week ago Constable John
Sheehnn, and Chief Arter and Police
Constable Hogan received word lrom
Bolivar, Mississippi, to be on the look
out for a colored man named Alfred
King, charged with the murder of an
other colored man at Bolivar, and who
was supposed to be tnuklng his way to
this city. A day or two alter receiving
th!s tntlce Constable Shuchan found
King at work In Cllne's brick yard, and
at once arrested him. King was locked
up and the authorities at Bolivar notlliid
of his arrest. Yesterday deputy sheriff
J. I. Shelby of that place arrived in the
city after King, and lett again In the
aiternoon on hh return with the pnsomr
in charge. We understand there Is
reward of $200 due tbe officers who ar
(Regular Meeting.) -Council
Chamukh, Cairo, Iltjc, 1
April 3, 1878.
Present His Honor Mayor Winter and
Aldermen lialiiday, Lancaster, O'Calla
han, IUttenhouse, Wright and Yocum-o.
On motion ot Alderman O'Callahan,
the minutes of the proceedings of last
regular and Intervening special meeting
were approved without being read.
ItKI'ORTS OF CITV OrTICERS.
The report of City Jailor P. Mahoney,
for tho month of March, was submitted
and, on motion of Alderman O'Callahan,
received and ordered filed.
Report ot J. J. Bird, police maglstrate
for the month of February, was submit
ted and, on motion of Alderman Wright,
received and ordered filed.
Report of C. I). Arter, city marshal,
staling that the preliminary steps had
been taken by giving legal notice to the
owner ot lot 93, black 23, city ot Cairo,
that the building thereon had been de
clared a nuisance by the city council, and
if not abated within ten days would pro
ceed In compliance w ordinance to
abate the same.
On motion ol Alderman Wright, res
celved and ordered tiled.
The following report of J. B. Phillls,
city competroller, for tho month of Feb-
urary was submitted, giving the expen'
diturcs made m the several appropria
tions, and the balance in each on March
31st. 1878, viz :
.S.la.-iei 7, WJ on' I.SSf 31 I'i.Hl M
sidewalks. ' i.wn '' ai 2,113 19
htree'j I 4,uJ0i 11 .'1,016
Drainage ! l.-MSJ IV llu vi 1,3-fl 38
Board ol Health. I I.'HKI l' 979 Ou
hire iJepertmeni' S.oou W &M 2,477 00
(.lerk'ioace, etc, 9 ' l v. 2715
EIciiona I 11U Vi lii 00
Jail.... ...! 1,800(0 All 6". l.flaaSt 44
frintlna- I 250l IS 2" 231 80
Contingent. I V Ht W SoS 'Ji
ti-;:r, (r WJ7J$l.8i7i2
On motion ot Alderman Lancaster res
celved, ordered published with tbe pro
ceedings and filed.
Report ol city treasurer, 15. F. Parker,
for the month of March was read and, on
motion of Alderman Ualllday, referred
to city comptroller for verification.
Report of Wm. B. Gilbert, Esq., cor
poration counsel, upon petition of UN
bcrnian Fire Company, reared to him
March 12th, lor an Onlnlod whether
prayer ol petitlooersghl be legally
granted, was submitted, stating that "the
prayer of said petitioners can be legally
granted for the purposes indicated in the
KEI-OKTS OF COMAUTTEKS.
( Alderman Pa tier appeared in his seat.)
The committee on streets reported the
following preamble and resolution upon
the petition of Col. S. S. Taylor, agent
of 11. C. Wet more, referred to them on
March 5th, relative to erroneous side
walk assessment on lot 0, block 29, vi. :
Whereas : It appears tbut the assess
meut against lot No, 9, block No. 29,
was erroneously made and excessive as
compared wi'.h the adjoining property ;
Resolved, That the city collector bo
instructed to receive nine and 70-100
dollars in full of said special assessment
as made under provisions of Ordinance
On motion ot Alderman Rittenhouse
the resolution )was .adopted. Yeas 7,
nays 0, as follows.
Yeas-Ilalliday, Lancaster, O'Callahan,
Patier, Rittenhouse, Wright and Yocum
The finance committee reported the re
ceipt from B. F, Parker, city treasurer,
the sum of fifteen hundred and thirty and
nlnty-onc hundredths ($1,630 91-100) dol
lars, in canceled general city orders, re
deemed during tho month of March, all
of which they had destroyed this day by
On motion of Alderman' Wright the
report was received and ordered filed,
Permission being granted, Alderman
Lancaster presented and had read tbe
petition of John Smith and others prays
Ing the city council to declare the build
ing located on lot No. 30, block 17, city
ot Cairo a nusiance.
On motion of Alderman Lancaster, re
ferred to committee on police, Jail and
CLAIMS AND ACCOUNTS.
The folowing salary bills for city offi
cers, lor the month ot March, 1878, were
submitted, viz :
Henry Winter, mayor Sil 67
J B Phlllis. clerk 75 00
11 b Parker, treasurer so 00
C D Arter, marshal 76 00
mutiiiDcrt, corp. counsel... ot C7
Wm O McUee. attorney 20 83
J J Bird, magistrate 25 00
m Axiey, police ollicer 60 00
Andrew Caiu. " GO 00
John Hugan, u " 60 00
u McCarthy, CO CO
Henry Sargent " 60 00
Tim Gormun.strect superintendent. CO 10
On motion ot Alderman Wriirht, the
bills were allowed and ordered paid.
Yeas, 7; nays, none, as follows :
Yeas lialiiday, Lancaster, O'Cullas
ban, Patier, Rittenhouse, Wright and
The following claims against the city
were read, and, on motion ot Alderman
nalllday, referred to the committee on
claims, viz :
James Keating, 251 days' labor on
siuewaiiis at $1 m $31 87
Wm. Minard, 8 days' same at
$1 60. 12 no
Thomas Fitzgerald, 1J days' same
at i 00 2 25
John Sullivan, hauling 6 loads
sidewalk lumber at 30c. 1 50
Peter Walder, hauling It) loads
same at 35c 5 4$
C. w. Henderson, 4 lbs nails at
William Mloard, 0 days' labor
on street crossings at $1 CO
M. Uaullhan. 17, days' labor on
atreo'jt, at $1 25 ,
P. Mahoney, 13 days' labor oa
streets with aii gang at $2 00...
C. W. Henderson, tape line CO ft,
C. R. woodward, idoz shovels
at $13 40....
C R Wcodward, ono third do
Picks at $10 OU 3 33
C H Woodward, one third do.
bandies at $1 80 CO
John cerguion, hauling 4 loads
crossing lumber at 35c. 1 40
Thomas Mehan, hauling one load
to pump house 60
I rod Good, removing two dead
hogs and ono dead dog 75
Arab Fire Company, quarterly
allowance up to April 1st, 1878. 60 00
Rough and Ready, do same 00 00
Hibernian, do same GO OU
Delta City, do same,. CO 00
Akron Rubber Works, 2 play
pipes with fittings tor Delta
City Fire Co., $18
K. A. Cunningham, rent of coun
cil chamber up to April 1st
Cairo BiM.KTiN, stationery lor
clerk and mayor's office
Cairo City Uas Company, gas coiu
sumnea in council chamber to
April 1st m.m
P. Mabonev. dieting prisoners
durinjr month ot March 100 0
P. Maboner. dieting prisoners be-
foreirlal during March 9 00
r . Vincent, 1 barrel lime for city
Cairo City Gas Company, gn con
sumed in jail up to April 1st
M. Gftiion, hauling one drunk to
Cairo Blli.ktin, publishing pro
ceedings, etc.. month ot March
lbert Grtndler, planting and
Aboxing 75 maple trees in St.
Mary's Park Qa tie
Wm. H. Mctiee, per. centage on
A. W. Pyatt & Co., binding tile ol
I Rrr i.vtiv 2 25
Cairo City Gas Co., gas censnmed
at Dolice beidduarters ud to
April 1st 2 GO
J B Pblllis, postage stamps
Cairo City Coal Co., 2 tons coal
lor police headquarters, for Feb.
Cairo City Gas Co., gas consumed
in street lamp, cor. 10th and
James Kinnear, special policeman,
Wm 11 Schutter, same
John Sheeiian, same
RESOLUTIONS AND MOTIONS.
In the mutter of the petition of the
Hibernian lire company Alderman
Wright introduced the following resolu
Resolved, That lie prayer of petitioners
be granted, and Wat all title of owner
ship now held by the city ot Cairo be,
and the same is hereby granted to said
fire company, the proceeds of any sale of
the building to be applied in the erection
ot a new engine bouse.
On motion ot Alderman Wrigbt.adopt
ed. Yeas, 7; Nays, none, as follows :
Yeas Ualllday, Lancaster, O'Calla
han. Patier, Rittenhouse, Wright and
By Alderman lialiiday :
Reiohed, That the city clerk is hereby
directed to advertise tor proposals tor
putting In 600 yards dirt In Commercial
avenue, between 30th and 34th streets,
on the westerly side of Cairo and Yin
cennes railroad track.
On motion of Alderman lialiiday,
adopted. Yeas, C; nays, 1, as follows :
Yeas Ualliday. Lancaster, O'Calla
han, Patier, Wright and Y'ocum 6.
Nays Rittenhouse 1.
Ou motion ot Alderman Wright, the
committee on streets was Instructed to
havo the sewer at 10th street repaired
aud put in proper condition. Yeas, 7,
nays, cone, as follows :
Yeas Ualllday, Lancaster, O'Callas
han, Patier, Rittenhouse, Wright and
Alderman Lancaster moved that a
special committee of three bo appointed
and instructed to ascertain and report
cost ot draining grounds around court-
Alderman Patier moved to amend by
substituting committee on streets for
The motion as amended was adopted.
Alderman Y'ocum stated to the couns
ell that in June last a city order amount
ing to six and twenty-live hundredths
dollars was Issued to him, wbioh has not
been paid or presented lor payment to
tbe city treasurer, and believes the same
to be destroyed, and asks that a dupli
cate order may be Issued.
On motion ot Alderman lialiiday the
mayor and cily clerk were instructed to
issue a duplicate order therelor.
Aldorman Patier moved tbat inasmuch
as tbe bondsmen ot City ireasurcr
BF. Parker have been sued for failure
to pay interest on certain bonds, that tbe
corporation couusel be instructed to de
fend the case.
Motion adopted. .
Alderman Ualllday moved n reconsid
eration ol tbe vote by which, on March
12th, the motion to ' appropriate one
hundred dollars for the use of committee
at Washington, D. C, in payment of ex
penses incurred in printing, etc, while
pressing the claims of the Mississippi
valley for the deepening of t'je channel
of the river, was lost.
Motion adopted. Y'eas-7. Nays-0,
as follows :
Yeas lialiiday, Lancaster, O'Calla
han, Patier, Rittenhouse, Wright and
Alderman lialiiday then moved that
the sum ot ore hundred dollars Lc
appropriated lor tbe use ol the committee
as abovo stated, and that the city trea
surer be authorized and instructed to
forward the amount immediately to said
committee. Yeas 7 nays 0, as follows :
Yeas Ualllday, Lancaster, O'Cal
lahun, Patier, Rittenhouse, Wright and
Alderman Ualllday presented a com
munication lrom P. H. Corcoran relative
to the vacatlou ol a portion of Lcveo
street, and moved that It be received and
filed. ' J
Alderman Lancaster moved that tho
city attorney be notified, requiring him
to make report what action, It any, he
has taken under resolution adopted by
the elty council on the 18ih of March,
relative to street crossings of the C, and
V. R. It. track. ' " "
Alderman Ualllday presented and read
communication lrom f. Wheeler,
Esq.( attorney for the C. anrj y. R. K.
Co., proposing to purchase a portion ot
the land known as the R. R. strip and
recently deeded to the city, for tbe pur
pose of erecting thereon depot buildings,
Alderman Patier moved that a spedul
committee of . three bo appointed, and
that they in conjunction with the ronyor
be Instructed to confer with tho ollicers
ot the Cairo and Vlncennes railroad com
pany and of other railroad companies
coming into tbe city, and ascertain their
wishes or views as to the disposition of
the said railroad strip for railroad pur
poses, and report at next meeting ol the
council. Motion adopted.
Whereupon the chair appointed as such
committee Aldermen Patier, Ualllday
The contract of the western bridge
works, with tho city ot Cairo, tor tbe
construction ot au iron '.bridge across
Cache river, was submitted.
Alderman lialiiday moved tbat the
contract be approved, and that the city
clerk be Instructed to forward to said
company blank bond for execution.
Motion adopted. Yeas, 7; nays, none,
as follows :
Y'eas -lialiiday, Lancaster, O'Calla
han, Patier, Rittenhouse, Wright and
The mayor reported tho release from
Jail ot Carl Fritz, committed for being
drunk, and owing to age was incapable
of work, and by detention io jail was
but adding to the expense of the city.
ills honor the mayor submitted the
deed lrom the Illinois Central rail
road company to the city for tbe piece
of land, known as the "railroad strip,"
and, on motion ot Alderman Patier, rc
ceiyed, ordered recorded and filed.
The mayor nominated John Hogan for
police officer tor the balance of the regu
lar term, to expire on or about the first
of May, 1878.
On motion or Alderman Patier con
Oa motion of Alderman Talier the
J. B. PliILI.I.4,
SIGNAL SERVICE REPORT.
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Hi. Louis ,
JAMES M. WATSON,
Sergeant Signal Service, U. S. A
The rain was yesterdny quite light, and
served only to refresh vegetation. Business
The Greyhound passed to tho Ohio with
Captain flambleton of Mound City was
in the city yesterday, and reports work
progressing so well on the transfer steamer
Dualletli, that she will be off the Ways
about tbe middle of next week.
The new mountain steamer Grand Terry
passed to St. Louis j esterday morninR.
Tbe Belle Memphis brought 173 bales
cotton for this city and made ILatbt addltons
hare for St. Louis.
The John W. Garret has turned her car
go over to the Liberty No. 4, and laid tip
at Evaneville lor feck of business which is
playing out in the Ohio.
The City ol Alton for New Orleans and
Jim Kis'i lor Taducah are due to-day.
The Thomas Sherlock, Coos Mil ar and
Grand Tower for Vlcksburg passed south
The Sle, Genevieve is laid up at St,
Lettle C'olemnn'a I.anDdry,
Mrs. Lettle Coleman has reopened her
laundry on Fourth street, between Wash
ington and Commercial avenues, and takes
this method of informing hor old friends
and patrons that she isairain at their ser
vice, and solicits their ptttronaga. She has
reduced prices to suit the times.
Suits ot three rooms, over Saup's con
fectionery. Suitable for offices or sleep
ing apartments. Apply to
Edward A, Dudkr,
Cor. Sill St. and Washington Ave.
Cairo can boast oi three or lour of
as One milinery establishments as any
city of her size In the State. Indeed the
milinery trade forms a prominent feature
ol the trade of the city, and tho amount
oi goods in this line sold in Cairo dur
ing the year is greater than many per
sons are willing to believe. Among the
new establishments which deal exclu.
sively in tbe milinery line we may men
tion tbe new and enterprising llrm of
MissS. II. Carson & Co., Commercial
avenue opposite Winter's block. This
firm has just received a large and com
plete new stock, which they are teady to
exhibit to those wishing to purchase.
Their stock Is all entirely new, fresh and
seasonable, and will bo sold at the most
reasonable price. We bespeak for the
new firm a fair share ot patronage.
NEW INSURANCE AGENCY
WELLS V HKBTH.
OHIce at Alexander Co. Bunk,
lUsks written In first class Companies I
At fair rates, See advertisement.
Home AaTMlii. .
Ed. Braxton has returned to his old
stand In the Kclscr building, where ho is
better prepared tlinu ever to accommo
date his patrons and the public who
may favor hlin with a call. lie has gone
to oonsiderublo expense In fitting up a
couple of nicely furnished rooms, which
he has provided with all the latest Im
provements and conveniences, lie em
ploys only first class workmen and those
who patronize him, will have their wants
attended to in style and will receive
Old Father Time
A NUMBER ONE RELIABLE CLOCK FOB OR $3
WINClTO DUfXTIHES AND GKE AXBlllUSRUiR IN VALUES, we h,,i hv. ,'.,,
vrcame me price 01 uur j - - " -
many addretain ilia Uniua Maiea ry eipreoa wm oieiww " liwwTMrfW-etcJi
t warranted for two year. Ts offer only remain good for ailly days fiom the 4ut) dauoTtk J
Thee Clocks are our own nunuiadure. now
Not Thaaa inainirtiona. Clocka can b returned and money will be refitadeil if p,,,, j ntt
utlafinl. tllv full nam, p 'l o1tc, county and atat add n.irt xpr.va oitir, M a M j1,
irnifelA vnluaiwd v liv iiitima
i ne aaieai war
reaponbl partita, 0OO'.cqUJnily tnia wouiu o
Dry salt meats, bacon sides, shoulders
and hams, tierce, barrel and bucket lard
all In good stock and for sale low at
Nos. 70 add 71 Ohio levoe.
ilever Haowta to fall.
Dr. Morris' Syrup ot Tar, Wild Cherry
and Uorehouud has never been known to
fail in permanently curing obstinate
coughs, soldi, croup, whooping cough, nor
any diseases of the respiratory organs, and
it does it, too, at once. It is not necessary
to take It for a long time before you can
discover its benellcial effects. Its sale in
this community is immense, and its popu;
larlty universal. It should not be classed
with compounds put up by Inexperienced
hands. l)o not fail to give this great and
potent remedy a trial. It will not and
rannot disappoint you. Try it once. Trial
size 10 cents. Kegular sizes 50 cents and
one dollar. For sale by Barclay tiro's,
cor. of Kighth street and Washington ave
nue, Cairo Ills.
Also agents for Prof. Parker's rieasant
Worm Syrup, which never falls. Pleasant
to take, ana requires no physic. Price
NOTICE OK FIX AL VmLEMENT
Stite of Illinois, Alexander county, as, Kattte
of James 11. Wild, deceased.
Motic ii hereby given that on Monday, tha 1 'ih
davol Aoril. A.U. H.s. the underbiuued ex
ecutor of aid estate will present to the
county court of eaid Alexander county, at tbe
cuurUiouec In Cairo, Illinois, at a term thereof
tb'.nio beholden, their final report ot their acts and
doinge at executors, and ak the court to be
aiscnarfrea troui any ana an mrtner uuues ana
pesponnibllitlea connected with said estate, and
their administration thereof, at which tim anU
place such tienona aa are Interested uiuy be pres
ent and resist such application if they choose so
to do. JOHN H. CO.NNIr'F,
MILLS YV. PARKER,
Cairo, Ills;, March 21st, 1878. n-Hwlt
K state ot Margaret Cameron, Deceased.?
Tbe undersigned, having been appointed
Administrator ot the Estate of Margaret
Cameron, late of the County of Alexander
and State ot Illinois, deceased, hereby give
notice tint he will appear before the
County Court of Alexander County, at tbe
Court House in Cairo, at tbe April Term,
on the am Monday in April next, at which
time all persons having claims against said
Estate are notified and requested to attend
for tbe purpose of having the same adjust
ed, All persons Indebted to said Estate
are requested to make Immediate payment
to ttie underniKnea.
Dated this 2utb day ot Feb., A. D. 1878.
YVU. 1IOLDKN, Administrator,
Wikrju. Orrin M. Brainard.of the county
of Alexander, in the slate of Illinois, did, on the
ioth ot September, A. V. la... execute and da-
liver to C. o, Patier A Co. a chattel mortgage,
which ia recorded in the recorder's office, oi the
county ot Alexander, atate of Illinois, in book
MC ' oi chattel mortrat;s, on )iaire3in, thereby
conieying to tbe said C O. l'aiier A Co. the
following described and chattels, to-wit :
Two planers, two leaverinK machines, together
with belta for rnnnina: amne. one aunonarv
engine and boiler, etc. , to secure tbe payment of
a certain promissory note mentioned In Sold
chattel mortgage, aud default bavins been made
in the payment of said note, and in toe perform
ance of i trials other of said conditions of said
Sow, therefore, notice Is hereby given that the
undersigned of said mortir.ige, by virtu of the
terms and conditions ot eaid mortgage, will,
tin She asm Itiay of April, A. A. 1ST,
at 'J o'clock tn the forenoon of said day, at tbe
court botte, in the county and atate aforesaid,
sell at public auction to the higheat and best bid
der lor caih, ull of the aforesaid goods anil
Dated this 20th day of March, A. I. l.-rjf.
C 0. PATH-IK A CO.,
3 25 -It Mortgagee.
I'ETIIIOS IS BAMvBXT'TCY.
In the district court of the United States, for
tbe southern district of Illinois.
in bankruptcy So. 1"S'-
In tbe matter of Watson B. Bockwell, bank
rupt. No. ice is beieby given tbat a petition has been
filed in said court by said W atson It. Kockwell,
now of Boulder, In tha county of Boulder in the
state of Colorado, duly declared bankrupt under
the aot of congress of March Jod, 1867, and tbe
amendments thereto, for a discharge and certifi
cate thereof, from all bis debts and other claims
provable under said act, and that tbe second day
of May, A. 1- ls7S, at eleven o'clock. n., is
assigned for the hearing of the same in said
oourt, at the United States court room in the city
ol Springfield, when and where aU creditor of
aald bankrupt, and all other persona in interest,
may attend and show cause, it any they have,
why the prayer of said petitioner should not be
granted. OEORGE P. BOWEN,
LlNBOAl ALaxssxn. 1 . Clerk,
Attorneys for Petitioner.
Orrics or Citt Clerk, )
Caiko, 111., March iSJ,187!i. f
Public notice la hereby given that on Tuesday
the Kith day of April, A.1). 1S7S, a general election
will lw bclj in the city of Cairo, county of Alex
ander, state of Illinois, for the election of one
alderman for the regular term bom each ot fie
nve wards of tbe c.ty.
For the purpose of said election polls will be
opened at the lollowing-named places, vbc
iu tha First ward, at the aouthern door of the
Arab Fire company's engine house ; in the Sec
ond want, at tbe engine House of the Rough and
I ) L-Ik- n. ..-nn 1 -U Tl..-.t . 1.
jwmij iu,vwiui',i " -'- .mm n.iti , uie
engine house of tbe Hibernian Fire company ; in
ins rounu waru, mi mu court nouse; in lue rum
ward, at the store-house building of J amea Car
roll, on the northwest coiner of 1 weniv-.iuhtli
street and Commercial avenue.
Sild election uolls will he ouen at eiuht o'clock
in Uie morning and continue open until Seve n
o'clock in the afternoon of said duy.
iy oruer ot me city council.
J. B. 1-UILLI3. City Clerk.
Estate of A. B. Snflbrd, deceased.
'1 be undersigned having been appointed exern.
trxofthe last will and testament of A. B. Saf
ford, late of the county of Alexander and state of
Illinois, deceased, hereby gives notice that she
will appear before tbe Count; court of Alexan
der county, at the court house, in Cairo, at the
may term, on me uuru juonuay in May next, at
which time all iiersons having claims aa-ainat
said estate are notltied and requested to attend for
tbe piirse of having the asms) adJuMeii. All
persons indebted to said estate are requested io
make immediate payment to the undersigned.
usicj wus nut uay in jnercn, A. II., l78.
ANNA K. SAFrOltD,
S lice) to Con tractor) ,
Offici of Crrr C'lkkk, ) -Cairo,
Ills., April 3rd, 1,8.
Sealed proposal will be received at tbia
oflice until ft o'cIock p.m. of Tuesday the
7th day of May, 1878, for the tilling and
grading ot 000 cubic yards of earth on
Commercial avenue, between Thirtieth
and Thlrty-tourth streets, on the westerly
side of the O. A V. it. H, track.
The work Is to be done under tha riinxv.
Hon and approval of the committee on
The fight to reitct aov or all bids ia
reserved. J. is. Pbillis.
CHAM CERT NOTICE.
STAW OF tLUHOIt, . ,
In the Circuit Court of Alatamlr Omii.
VII I111UB W I SkMT.IVll HH'l Till-
aey a. Uarllett, her hus
Bill in Chancery
Mary Btrwatt and Willhm
Bald detendunt ar hercb notified that the
shove entitled suit Is pending at said eourt, auil
tt.a time and pise of i be return of saiumea ia
the oaa u lb next term of aald ouurt, to ba
hidden at the court house la the city of Cairo, la
swa wuuijr, on toe iniru asoaaav IB Stay,
hitler- 'It., nnit nlL,- deuartiiiKut deliver no rrirMered ietr.r lit mon
"ii a iHista,
Clerk of said Court
Caught a; at L;
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la ma " w a.un a goon u. Uotlt far ai
u aen-i nm i vj i" uweror rnri ot ret
or miHv on iii'inry orlrr.irtera
ine airi war 01 urienn uur r.lor.,,, AoW.
Hi turura, Ciunati, o,,,,,!, (
CITY BOOK & NEWS STORE
w j, ew SWV
and Bag Co.,
Printed Wrawiiiff Paper,
Butter Trays, &o ,
J70U SAI.K AT MANCFACTCRKRS TRICF.
No. 130 Commercial Avenne.
J. D. DEANE, Prop'r
Lata of the 8t- Charlea.
RATES: 12.00 PER DAY
73 OHIO LEVEE,
City National Bank Building, up.atairi.
The Oldest Katabliahed Agency in Souther
Illinois, and representing over
185 OOO 000
CAIRO & ST. LOUIS E. R
SHORTEST SHORT LINE
THE trains by this road connect it St. Louis
and Kasttst. Louis, with all ether lines to
tbe Mortb, El aud Weil.
Through Expreja Leaves Cairo S X a.m
" " Arrives E.St. Louis 5:JUp.oi
Mnrphysboro Accommodation Leaves
Cairo 2.M p.m
Murphysboro Accomodation arrives at
Murijovutinro . .n-nftn.m
Tbrougu i x press Leaves E. st. L uis S :!.", m
" " Ar-ives at Cairo 5;1S p,m
MiirpbylM Accommodation Leave
Murphytboro. . l'S) j.m
Murpbyshoro Accommodation arrives
at Cairo a: ,..12 p.m
T EMEMBER The Cairn and St. LonU
JL V It-il. is tlie U.N I.V ALL UA1I. UOl TE be
tween Cairo and St. Louis under one man
agement ; therefore there are no delays st way
stations awaiting, connections from olbet lines.
Passengers Go Ing North, Northern and VTe
should not buy tbair tickets until tney have ex
amined our rates and routes.
I.. M. JOHNSON, Ccn'l Minager.
B. J. FINE, General Agent, Cairo, 111.
WHOLESALE AND UETA1L,
IN THE CITY.
Goods Bold Very Close,
Corner 10th atrset and Oommerci Avei
C. O. PATIER & CO.
(of Montreal, Canada,)
Capital $6,000,000 00, in Gold.
(ot Toronto, Canada,)
Assets $1,102,556 70.
FIRE & MARINE (of Milleville, ". J ,)
Assets . $1,442,037 64.
(of New York City.)
Assets $515,334 86.
(of Philadelphia.' Established in 1804.)
Assets $333,162 00.
(of Day ton. O.,)
Assets $410,424 f 3.
Assets ... $455,877 33;
RISKS WRITTEN AT FAIH BATES.
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