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THE DAILY CAIRO BULLETIN;
CAIRO, ILLINOIS, SATURDAY MORNING, JUNE 15, 1878.
NEW SERIES-NO 3
SMITH, HACK & CO.,
NO. :W BROAD HTREET,
Rcapcclltilly HulicSt CjniniDviit of
PROVISIONS. PRODUCE. GRAIN AND
.M ERCTIAN DISE GEN ERALLY,
rV') which they will "Ivi! careful ond prompt at
1 tcutiuu. Tiny are. prepared to make liberal
ndriu their lx't oflnria for tlm Intcro.U of
K'-frr. hv prm!lon. to National Bakk. of Ati-
g lut; NATIONAL ElCUAM'I Hank, of Auiul, C.
ILLINOIS CENTRAL It. It
Shortest aud Quickest Route to
St. Louis and Chicago
'PfTE only road runnln j two dally train, from Cairo
J uiakin, direct iuun don with Eateru llrn-H.
THAIS! LEAVE I AIRu 1 :M p. ui : Fa-tet-pr-.
arrhiuir in M. I.oul. p. m : Cli.raifl:OV
a Hi . 11') i. In : Cincinnati and Loulaville Fat
l.lri.-. trriviujf Cincinnati at vli'n m ; Lou!avlll!
' 4n a m : indlanarioll ,15 a. m. IVaeuKcni by
llii train arrive at above point
12 TO 38 HOURS IN ADVANCE
Of any other route.
1 ) .1 A "i. Fat Mall. ith alopur atta.-hed. fur
l-.l" --T. LOl'Isaiidt HH A'!'), arriving Id St.
I.oul. at a. tn ; CMcairo at 4-V p. ni . connect
tin: at iiijio or Effingham for Cincinnati, Louivl!!
FAST TIME EAST.
P liVVi 1 VPhy hl s thronsa
1 ' Lt.'tiriHOju tU(. jra,t wuhout any
d.-lsr rau-d bv Sundar iuti-rvroinn. The Satur
ilav afternoon tfuln tr'm Cairo arrive In New York
Monday morning at lu:Jj. Thlr'y-ilx hoar, la ad-vine-of
in other rout.
f r Advi'-rttm-mf-nt of competing line, that they
rmiku better timu thau thla ow aw laajed cither
t'.'nu 'h Ignorance or a de.ir to ml.l.-ad the public.
For thri.ui!!i ticket, and Information apply at Illl
r.oi t iiiTnllUilnisd rti-o.it. Cairo.
TRAINS ARRIVE AT CAIRO:
Etpr- "' P
;t ...4:0ti am.
.i is ,l',inNsiN, ttnl Southern Ag l.
.1. II J iS EX. Ticket Arnt. .
(JAIUO & VINCENNKS H.It
i-1 At 1 1 IV THE SHORTEST ROVTE To
ll .'lllifi KvannviU.'.
t-MIILVTHE SlIOHTET T" LOI'IS.
H Jl 1 l;r. VI1.I.K. IXC1NNATI. UAL
Tl.MOliE AND WAHIN.TuS.
i I Alii LVTHE SIMRTEsT T' INDIAN;
H 31 Hi r.O .U'"I.IS.l'HU.Al)ELl'MIA.NtW
U1'.K AND BOSTON
SIX HOURS SAVED
, r im.lp. of;i other n.'ite. makln; the nme
Pai'ii-er. Vtv other route, to reake corirn-i--Con.
miM ride nil' nlu'hl. wallinij from one to m
I. jar. ill .mall couutry tatlona for trains of ton-i.-
1 V L'Mll TH E FACT and tak- orr 4 :
1 IjM L-'ll !- 1 a. m. train, reai hitii Emu-villi-
lndinr.-il.oll-. Clnrlni.atl and l.oui.i! mum
il;iv Tram. ieae and arrive at airo a. follow.:
Viill leave. 4:a m.
Mall arrive. , , V""P'
Through ticket- ui.d check- to all Important
v'a' vIUKK. II L. MORRILL. .
t.eii'l I'a- A .-'t.'. tii nernl sup t.
I. B ( 111 l:i !!. I'n-i-njer Al" lit
AIRO ST. LOUIS R. R.
Short et Line to St. Louis!
THE trin by thla road connect at St. Lotiin i an
1 Fnt St. I.oul. wi'h all other llneatothi) tAST,
NUKTH AND SOl'Tli.
Tiro'ic-h MprvM leave ( alro.
Tnromru -sr.- arrive, at En.t St. Unla -JP-m.
Viiruhv.tiorn accommodation leuvea I alro .15p ni.
MurLhvalioroacc. arrive- at Miinihy-lioro 8:!p m.
Timmtih ex pre-a leave- E-t St. Loilla - - - J:m-
Tjrouiih espre-a arrive at i alro s.iop.ui.
Mnrpbvahoro aec. leave Murphv.tioro ... s:50 a.m.
Murph'vaboro acc. arrive at Cairo 1j:'Jop.m.
lt,ArVrTVITHE Cairo and St. Lonl
ltriAlJj3llIlHuiimd I the oulv ALL
KIL Rot'TE hetween Cairo and St. Lonl nnder
ntie manairMiM-ut : thwfore there are no Uelav at
war atationa nwaltliiK connection, rrnm ntder iinca.
tr I'uaaenijera irolnir North. Northea-tand W et
lioiild not tiuv their tb k.-ta until they have exam
ined our rulea iind route-.
I . JOHNSON, (iencral Manager.
B. J. FIN E. General Airent. Cairo. 111.
$T. L., I. M. at SOUTHERN.
Etpreaa leave Cairo dally
Kpre. arrive ut Cairo d illy
8:01 p. m
(JAIUO CITY FERRY CO.
I.K.WE I.KAVF I.KAVt!
Fool Fourth at. Mla.ourl l.and'i;. Kentucky Ld'j.
aAi, irrn yVyfi
H h. m.
10 II. Hi.
4 p. tti.
S:0 a. ni.
lo:M a. in.
i'M p. m.
4: U p. tu.
u a. m.
11 p. m.
:i p. m.
5 p. iu.
WATCHES, JEWELRY, ETC.
EnwAitn A. Bvdeii
(Hnccon.or to E. ii W. Buder),
And Dealer! In
Watches, Clocks, Fine Jewelry
Cor. Eighth St. and Washington Ave.
Watchmaker & Jeweler
NO. 10 EIGHTH STREET,
B)twn CotwtKn-lal and I
Wa.tjln-ton avea., f
FIXE WATCHW0RK A SPECIALTY.
Enn:n! and all kind. Of repairing neatly
BifTAll kind ofSolId Jewelry made to order.
WHOLESALE WIXES A XI) LIVL0R.S.
Whulo.jle and ReUll Dealer in
Foreign and Domestic Liquors
Wines of all Kind?,
NO. CO OHIO LEVEE.
MESSRS SMYTH 4 CO. have toD.Untly a lar.'e
ti-k of I he b-M i;ood. iu the market aud vrive
e.pei ial atleDtioa to the wliuie.Jc tirautb. of I tie
TAINTS, OILS, WALL PAPER. rTt',
Window Glass, Window Shades, Etc.
Alwiy. oa band the celebrated U-UKixhtimi
ro.' Bulldlne. Com- L
lucrrtul Avr I
' ENEKAL riELIVERY open T:9) a. m ; clo-e
T :ipni.: Mikdar: to 'i a m
Money Order Department o'-n at "a. m.; clo-e j
at 3 p in. , I
Through Etiim.. Mall vis Illinola Central and )
Jlll.lj'pl t eutrl tutliroan. cn.e ii rs:.i p. ni
Cairo ami I'opiar Bluff Through aud Way Mall
cloa at U ' M J' m . ..,
Way Maii '! lilinoia central, catro am m-
reiiue ami M;a.ippi Central itaiiroau c.oae ai
U l'i Ii. III.
av Mai, nr narrow uau;e nanroau cioae. ai i i
m- .. .. . , ...
t airoami Man. vine mver Kuuf; cio-ea at n;aj
p. m. .lti.v..-ep rn..
Arrival and Itfimrture of Trains
ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD.
. . 2:ii n m. li:M a m
. . 4:Uiia.m. I lop .iu.
rrvltfht a::ma, tu. a:.wi.m.
Vjit in:ni ti.ni. t bui.
sr. LOLIS.i. M. AND bOl'TUEHN UAlLltoAD.
Kinre-a : m. s:mip.m.
........ V .- n.l-lil t 1 1 1 II. i k ti
Throiii:h Eirrc" tvi.ip-ni. :. a.m.
Murphn-tiiirn Acconinioilutlon vs:t in. .'i.ib.
Exi 'jl't mi clay . r.vcijiie.misv.
Trea-nrer- B. F. I'a-ker.
ClerkI. II. I'tlillla.
Coun.elor W ii'. Ii. l-ilbert.
Marahal-C. D. Arter.
Attortiev-W. Ml GeC.
rollco JiarMatrute-J. J. Bird.
BOARD OF AI.IifKtir.''.
Flr-t Ward t.eo. Yocnm. Win, o Callahan.
Second Ward-Wood hltU'iihotft, N. II. lhlatle-
Third Warrt-W. P. Wright. John mm.
FourUi Ward Charlea o. Faller. D ). Foley.
Ftnh Ward T. W. Hulllday. Chaa. Laiicatter.
Circuit Judjo D. J. Baker.
Circuit Clerk J A. Reeve. 'v
Cauntr Judira R- S. Yocum.
County Clerk S. J. Huuim.
Couuiy Aitoruay-W. C. Mullicy.
County Treaaurgr A. J. Aldcu.
louuty fommlaaioiior- T. W. Ilalllday, M. .
rown. Geo. W. Samumn.
A FRICAN M.
E. Fourteenth atreet. Imtween
iV Walnut and Cedar atreeta; aervlcc. Salilmlh II
I. m. audT::Wli. m.; Sunday School l:Mp. m.
pIIRISTIAN Eighteenth trecl; meetlnij Sab-
J batUUIcMp. IU. ; preacninir urcaaionaiiy.
IlfRl'U OF THE REDEEMEIt (Eplacopal)
V' Fourteenth atreet: Morula
lo-riii n m evi.nlnir uraver.
ua prayer iannaiDi
uvenlmr uraver. 7::w p.m.: Sabbath
chool a. m. Rev. Ml. J." Dillon-Lee. Rector.
-HIRST MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHI RCH
r I'reai hln j at lu:: a. m.. S p. in., and p. m.
Sahhath chool at :) p. m. Rev. I.J. Shim-,
Il'TIIERAN-Thlrteenth atreet: aervlce Suli
j hathlla. tn.andT::p. m.; Sunday chool Ha.
m. Rev. Duerachner. paator.
METIIODIST-Cor. Ekditli and Walnut atreet ;
Preachliitf Sablmth 10: a. iu. and T p.m.;
praver nieellni?. Wediie.diiy 7:: p. m.i Sunday
Sclinol. 3 p. tu. Rev. A. F. Morrl-oti, paator.
1JRESBYTERIAN Eighth trcrl: pn-achlnti on
Sabbath ut lit:: a. m. and p. m.; prayer
meetlnit Wedueaday at 7:30 . ni.s Sunday School
at i p. m. Kct. U. T . George, paator.
CEi'OND FREE-WILL BAITIST - Fifteenth
! atreet, between Walnut and Cudar atreet: nor
vfee Sabbath ut a and 7:H p. ui,
ST Jos F l'H'S ( Roman Catholic! Corner Croa
and Walnut atreet; ervlee Sabbath 10::' a.
iii'. : Sunday school at p. m. ; eapcm i p. tn . ; aer
vlce everyday at 8 p. ni.
ST. PATRICK'S-. Roman Catholic) Corner Ninth
atreet and WaahlnKton avenue: acrvlec Sab
bath S aud 10 a. m.i Veaper U p. in.; Sunday School
il p. m.: aorvlcen overy duy at p. m, Rev, r. Zabel,
St. John's Day-June 21th.
THE MASONS OF CAMiO ANIlVICi n'ITY WILL
OIVE A.N EXCLlt-luN Tu
Till-: FAIR GROUNDS
At Joucftbnro, Ills.
ONtho to wlilrh all M ioii awl the
pmilic (teni-rally urn tonllully in i led.
THE THAU O THE
CAIRO .ami ST. LOUIS R. R.
Will Leuve the St. f lmrles Hotel
AT O'CLOCK A. M.tSIIAKP.
Fare for the Bound Trp:
f?TTho Delta Cltr Band will arrompany the M
Cur.lon and a jiood time may be antii ipa'.ed
i H keta can be oiiuiuea ut tne train.
DAY OF SPORT
July 4, 1878.
Barbecue and Lance
UAVINO removal mydunclnif hal! from Iti" former
lte. to a i)ot more aultahlv. aud having entire
ly remodeled the hall, I will on the
Fourth of July,
Give an old-time Burhacue and Dance, to which I
cordially iuvlte all. iiaraiiteelnu all who atteud a
duv tr ienulne oleuMure and reereation.
In the alt.-rtmiin a rai? between therleet race mare
formerly ow ned tiy Jnme. Kvntttii and the Sharer
mare or a .take ol (liu a aide will he run.
Ki fre.hmeiiti' In abundance will be ct the dlrpo
al of tho e viliu muy .li them, at the uioit reai-ou
BrWIl.HLV P-onrietOr ..
JNSURANCE AGENCY OF
Wells S: Kki.th,
t..!J 1. K i...i.i',..i ' iof Toronto. Cam.
mil lll .lilt 1 n il , ,
II 211 ....til .. i Vire ami M nil-I Mll.ville. N.J.I
M JUC UlL' , a-. ;. ji.i.!M.M.
l,i..iAi,i.i1 1 Of New York City).
I 1 I'llllllCJl Ittl Aaaeta VI.VfM.i.
I'ul.m 1 Of riilUdelphia: eMalillMn-d in 14.)
I 11 Kill , A an 't.. .m.
i t- 1HM ! II S ......
i ....... i
Of Dayton, o v
, ... - v
(iilll)ll) ' .
' 1 Illitll i Aact
l(if Freeport. III. I.
DISKS WltlJTTEN AT FAIR RATES
Otitis, iii Alxntnlpr f.'imnty Hunk.
SALOON'S AND RESTAURANTS.
Saloon and llestatirant
TBI BT Of
WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS
Conitantly on huud: alao ha conatantly on hand a
lare aupply of
FRUITS, LEMONS, 0RANG F.S, APPLES,
AT WIIOI.EALI AND BKTAIL,
At tlifOld Di'linonlco Hotel, Bil Ohio Urw.
Ti.1, lnl!i.r mnHt
the handkerchief at the
let mid III tie Imtli.
wcakni", fitl.'iie. pro-tratlon. iierniiini' mia
henilachc. Lookout for coimterfelt.. Alw.iva ak
for Florida l iilt. prepared by tb ao!e pn prlcl n.
.Meara l.anniati 4 Kemp. New Yolk.
Foriiloby perraaiern, dru;il-t uad unty coon
I JjUnT " 5p i
nXfc. ..I , i ii ir di
n w : . 1 1 tT rr wr 1 1
Liveiu-ool, June 14, 12:80 p.m. Wlieit
Dull; winter, 10a 10(1(118; spring, Km
1 lA&'J 7.1 ; Cnliloriiia uvcnigc, 10a 5il10
)d California cluli, 10s 8tlll 21.
Corn new, 2:Js 3.1 ; old, 27s 3il(327s Oil.
NEW YORK fillAIN AM) I'llODCCE.
New York, June 14, 12:0!) p. in. AV hint
liiict; No. 2 Cliiciigo 1 18; No. 2 JI'.'-wuiiki-c,
1 )H( 10'; ifd winti-r,
?t 10(31 12; ainl.tr, $1 12(21 in. Corn.
(juitft; Bteaincr, 42c; No. 3, 41 Jc ; No.
2, '.Z&4.Sc. Colli, 100,.
CmtAliO OltAtS A.M. l'HOUlt E.
Chicago, Juno 14, 10 a.m. Corn. July,
SOJc; August, C7r, Ji-ne, S.lc. Eti
matcil receipts of liogs, 21,500. Pork.
July, & 9."i8 97)i; August, 9 11;.
"Wlieat. Ji-ne, 07c; July.OS.'c; August,
CniCAfiO, Jcne 14, 11 a. m. Pork.
July, fS 1)7; August, ij!) 10. Corn. July,
8fi4'c; August, 3fi837c. Wheat. -Jc'y,
03 14c ; Aujust, 07J,;c.
CiiiCACO, June 14, 12 m. Pork. July.
4 82i; Augus. f9 00. Wheat. July.
!)2;14c; August, OT.'c. Corn. July, 3iic;
Chicago, June 14. 2:30 p. m. Pork.
Suly, ?7J&8 70; August, 85; Si-p-teniher,
49 liM. Corn. August, 'M&
3034'c. V'heat.-June, 0.)2'c, l.i.l; July,
PROCEEDINGS OF TIIE COUNTY
State of I H10',, Alexander County:
A reguhr session of he lntrd of ct.i 'ty
conuuissiuicrs of Alexanlcr countv l.e:m
ami held it the court house in the c'u of
Cairo '1 stiil coi 1 and State on Monilay.
the 3rd of Jr it;, A. D. lC7y.
r.-escnt-Th.s. W. llalliday, Geo. W.
Summons, Commissioners; S. J, Humni,
Clerk. A isent Mm tin Browa.
The mirutes of fie la.si regt'if tnec 'ng
The pettion of Juo. G' Boles, signed 1 y
12') names repr-'seaJny; a mnjurity of the
legal voteB of the Unit y precinct praying
for alicene to keep a grocery ' sa'd pre
cinct, togther with Fs lxmd ;n the sum of
$.i00. were pre .enteil anu uu iiamu Hp
proved, p 'he clerk !"s acted to ;,sue
to said IJivs 'ie s-"d "'cer'e uivm the
prt'sentaiiu of ie ea.;i"er's receipt for
Thesem-annua1 report of Juo. A. Reeve,
circuit clek, for fees cirued and received
up to Jr 11 1st. 178, was presented, exam
ined, and ui motioii npnroved.
The liord occiiiiifil "ie Im'ance of ihc
day ! t exanii ',r hi''s, etc., end adjourned
until to-nD. ow morr' 'gat ! o'clock.
TUESDAY loKXIN'ti !) O'CLIK K ,II'SK4, 1S7H.
The Lord met purUP it to a.lj iiirninent.
Same nemliers jireent.
The rcp.rt of A. J. Aldcn, couuiy treas
urer up to Jcne 1st, ls7i, on the general
and mad vm's of said county was present
ed, cxam''ed and mi moi'on approved and
ordered fitd. Said repon.s show a l.alance
on hand h the several funds as follows, viz:
Biilnrci on hand ' 1 sn nal road fund
sft'il.lO: ind in the gener:1' fund a lialanee
of $92(17. Accompanj'ng said reports
were cetl'lcates and orders wi'h a ''st of
the saint as cancelled lv "ie said tfeasnrcr
of the t.llow' 'g ainoent: Old orders re
ceived 01 account of hack taxes. $l,r40.!)0;
ceititleacs on itccoi it of taxis fur the
year 177 includ' ig jucyee Meat, set ,
aJl,r)92.1i';total, i'l,t 33.07; which uponheing
checked up 1'' same hoard were found t .
he comet f 'd ordered iles.royed hy liuni
inif, whih is herehy done in open session
to the hiard.
The report of Thomas M" ' . Niehoh
HunsaktT and John S. Royal, e .nil"-" 'on
ers, heretofore appoint 'd hy '' hoard
view Mini loeuto m now road, conniicnc' ig
at the farm of Samuel Ronimu k. in 'he
Doj Tooth prec!,u t, was iires.-nted and eon
siihred, and ''iisniueh as the location of
suit, road accori!'ig to the report would in
cur coinideruhle e..,.ense to the county,
and for which no cimsiderahle hctictit to
the puhlie will he derived therefrom, and
a nore desirahle road and at no expense
cat he made .0 accommodate the puhlie,
It 'solved, That ! the opinion of the
hoard the said road as located !n the foie
going report isnot retp'ii'ed for the good
mid convenience of the puhlie and not nec
essary, therefore the hoards declir.es to or
der the said road opened.
The petition of Jacoh Cot net' praying for
the oper'-ig of a new road 'n section 127,
township 14 south, range 147 west in the
(' ear Creek prec' iiet, was presented ; and,
il appearing to the hoard, after an exami-
la-tlnu vet mo.Mlullcaie 1 imlioii of the same, that the said petition
iifull iierliiine- lor ueon I , ,
I er lias compiion w in me law in stteii cases
I ..... I I M.,.1 il,r.,m,.,n .... i,.G.,
1 1 1 ' "1 '
lnilieHlckriMim.relliMea.il, , i,e.1Ver of said l.eiloner was .'ranted.
iiml James 1 1. Senders. Wm. R. Kendall and
( 'urge Cherry are hereby appointed com
missioners to view tho "ne of the proposed
new road, and make report of tho same to
this hoard, and tl'O clerk is herehy f .
Hirucied to issue to them tho proper war
rant. The repo.l of Peter Saup, she If, oi fees
ear led und collected ' for six months to
Juno 1, 1878, wes received: and, on mo.'on,
the name was laid over v Ui' tho December
session of this bord for fna' action.
W iceiipon the Ixmnl, p1 r exiim' ' g
and allow' ig ceiiain claims, adjourned tn
til to-morrow mm. ' -g ut U o'clock.
WKP.NESIJAY MORN'VO, 0 o't'UKK, Jl 5,
The 1 oatd met pr JiU"t adjoj ni t
the same members being present.
In order to enable the chaiimen of tl 's
bo .nl to prepare thep'opcr pajiers, etc.. re
lating to submission of the fjuest'tm of com-jiroinis'-g
bonds to thevoiers ofth'scor ity,
the hoard adjourned un Jl 2 o'ciock. p.m.
Hoard met pursuunt to adjournment.
A petiron of St -C cit'-e"s of m :b
asking for the rse of the old coui. houso at
said place, as a place of public worsl 'p,
etc., was presented, and the board after be
ing fully advised touching the same. Tlierc
ujton, on motion, it was
Resolved, That in consideration of the
putting in good repair of said old court
house building, and the mainta'"'ng thereof
' ' good repair during t! e term hereby
granted, the right to use said buih" -g or '
allow it to 1 used as a public place of
meeting1 be and the snme is he-ehv grantrd
tot"; ill A. Marchildop, Dr. J. A.M. Gil.;,
and William B. Parroti. trustees and the''
successors, for tho period of twen-five (25)
Whereupon the board after passing upon
several claims adjourned un.ll to-mo.-row
morning ai 9 o'clock.
THURSDAY MORNING, 9 O'CLOCK, JVNS th
The lward met pursi'ant to adjoe umt.
Same members present.
The bill of Sidney Holmes for one day's
attendance as haliff at the September tci.n.
1877, of the Alexander county circuit court
was presented, and on nioi'ou, rejected.
The following persons were selected and
chosen to serve as grand jurors at the next
September term of the Alexpnder county
South Cairo. Wm. P. Wright, P. W.
Barclay, Charles Thrapp, Wm. O Callahan,
Paul G. Schi'h.
North Cairo. F. 8. Kent. Jas, S. McGa
bey, John P. Hely, George F. Ort, M. B.
Ur'ty precinct William Waggoner
pttljzlewooildi John A. Morris, Warren
Clear Crek do James L. Sanders, E. B.
Thebes do James Miller, Norman
Santa Fe do F.euch Jones, Wi"!ani
Goose Island do James If. Mulcahev,
R .hert E. Ca vender.
Dog Tooth df -Wi'lii'in R. Lene.
The bTlance of the morr'ng was t.ken
up by cxamip'n'T and ti'low'ng cla'tns, and
"i order to enable the comni'ssioners to
x lew the lixn 'on of the new road Icad'-vr
to the new bridge over Cclie River, the
l..i..nl adjornied r 'til to-morrow iuor'-g
at ! o'clock.
FRIDAY MORNING !) O'CLOCK JUNE 7, 1878.
The board met pursuant to adjocrnient,
Mime nieinlKTS present.
The 'following hills were present d end
on motion rejected, for the follow' rea
sons, as below set forth, .'z:
Bill of Jno. P. Holy. $4, for County map
for Circuit Clerk's otlice, not allowed fo:
'ie reason that said map was ordered by
e Circtt't Clerk v''iout eoniph 'ng w'th
the order of th's ho ird relating to the
purchi's'-ig of artiei.'S.
B'll of John Shuham for two days spit
ing jury ve.iire for the May term of the
Citcuit Court, not a'V.wed, for the reason
that the same services are charged to the
Co"iv- by the Sheriff.
The following coiiinuir'cation from the
Tax-iayeis' Association was presented, viz:
lloii.Tli". M. lliilllibiy.
Clialrnmn I.oard of county Conimlai-ioner.
Dear S, a:
At the Feb.. la. liii'id'-iir of the Cairo
tax-payers iissiH'ia.'on the follov 'ig re-olu-iion
introduced by Mr. R. Fitzgerald. wr
on his motion nloited, tow It:
Resolved t nut the board of coun. com
m'ssion ., be reiiuested t ) retnore of the
county counsellor that be assist '1 the pros
ecutiaii of important criminal cases, where
as he shallj.e requested to do so by the
said states "attornoy, it being understood
that no additional' compensation shall be
paid for such services.
M. B. H.uiitKl.L, Secretary.
Whereupon the hoard orders the follow 'ng
order to be entered of record, vh.
'l ne within coiiiiniinieaiion was received
and ordered tiled, and the lamrd declines to
iiceede to the rcipiest, for the reason that
the conu'ai t with the coensellois do not
cover such eases, and the prosecut'ng at
torney ha. not asked for such assistance,
and i'nasuiiich as he ' el -eted by the peo
ple to the office In- tills. It would not Im:
.v.. .1.: . 1. 1 . . I.. l... 1. . 41 : .ir
The report of U. Fitzgerald, coroner, ot
iiiiU"sts held on the fol low 'tig named, and
unknown persons, presented, examined, and
on motion, npprove.1. t" wit:
An unkngwn person, March 19, 187S at
A colored man supposed to be one Win.
Henry, April 1, 178, at tlm wharf boat.
Allen Reid Apri' 19, 1S78, near tho
whu f boa..
A man supposed to bo one Win. Po?n
dexter, May 3D, 1878, near the factory.
WiiKititAS. A peti.'on of certain resident
and voters of the Clear Creek prec'net have
petitioned this loard for a division ot said
prec' ct, and pi ay thai a new elec.ion pre
cinct to be made out of the s..nic, and
Whekeas, This bo..rd have under con
sideraiion a proposed general change of all
the election precincts m th's cor uy; there
Re.if.lved, That the county e'erk bo ami
hereby is. ' s. meted t ) give notice to ''its
oicts of said county of said general change,
and to request suc'i voters thai may fuel
theniKelvos interested in such changes ti
tile their pei'uious by the Sepiomber session
of this board, at which time such petitions
will be considered find such changes mado
as may bo desired.
The board then considered and allowed
sundry bills and c'aims, pnd adjourned un
til to-moirow mow ' "j at 9 o'c'ock.
SATl .DAT worxixM o'clock, jntE 8, IS"1
The board met pursant to adjournment.
Same me aibers present.
The following resolution from tho Tax
Payers Association was presented and read,
lo the Tloaorahle Board of County Commlssiooor,
Alcxauder County, III.:
GeniLemkn: At a meet" ig of the Cairo
Tax Payers Association, of this city, held
in their hall, Friday evening, 7th stant, the
following resolu..on, 'uoduced by tho
chairman of the executive committee, wa
adopted by a una nnotis vote of the As..o
'Reso'vcd, That the authorities of the
cuy of Cairo and county of Alexander be
requested to give assurance thut they w''t
co-operate w'.h this association 'n employ
ing eveiy legal means of contest and de
fence n resisting the payment of either
ir: icipal or interest of any lHind or bond
of the cLo- county, , not 'ncluded in and
covered by the MY id'og arrangement' which,
the voters of Cairo are asked to pass upon
at the election to be held on the 27th day
of June, 1873 ; and to give further assurance
that they w '11 provide the funds to pay a'l
reasonably expenses of said defence-" and
A true copy from the m'tutes of the
M. B. Harrell, Secretary.
Cairo, 111, June 8, 1ST8.
Whcreujion on motion, tliefbl'owlng pre
amble and resolution was adopted, to-wit:
Wn ere Aft the Tax pavers' Association.
of the city of Cairo aud coun, of Alexan
der nave i.y resolution recommended that a
funding arrangement, purposed by the
Funding Association of the United States,
of the city of New York, as tet out in a
published report of said Tax Payers Asso
ciation upon the bonded indebtedness of the
city of Cairo aud county of Alexander, le
adopted, by which arrangement, if adopted,
the bonded indebtedness of the county of
Alexander will lie adjusted by the issue by
tho coantv of new bonds for alx.ut 50 per
to be payable , ,50 ye,5.(1 , ,)(ftr ,
est at the rate ot per cent per Pn,,,.,..
Wherfis in the opinion of tins board it
is useless for the roun.to attempt to pay 11
larger sum in eatisfaeilou of its outs.aiHl'ng:
boiids than is eoiiteinplatt-l to be paid by
said proposed, funding arrangen-i qg the
exaciions in taxes for such a purpose w.,,i(
le greater than tax payers could respond to,
Resolved, That.t'cs board hereby ap
uroves of said puroo.ed funding nrange-
ment. .or adjus..ng tne liondea liiiieiitea
nes of the coun. and will co-opeiate with
the authorities of the citv of Cairo, and Uu
tax pavers of said ci .and of the county of
.. ' 1 . !1
Alexander n carry ing "no eueci ram . im
posed funding in rangement. and. if said ar
rangement is adopted and authorized by
the voters of the cor ity as required by law,
this board will adopt all proper measu-esto
assist in car., ' ig into effect, and will also
use all pmer means to defeat the collec
tion and pa.' .nent of any of the bonds of
tiie coun iy, exeet asproilded for by the
proposed fend'ngai rangement, contributing -sucli
or,Ion of .he funds necessary to de
fray the e:.. tenses of the contest, as may be
just and reasonable, and as th's board may
To the Ilono.nblo Hoard of CommU.iloncr of tho
Couuiy of Aleta.ider, in the. Statu 01 Illluoi:
Your pctiiloners, the v ulersigned, legal
voters resident !n said county, respectfully
First. That said cou ity has heretofore,
issued its inun'cipal 1-onds, which arc bind
!ig. siilsist!'g and legal oliligations of said
coun .', and the same to an amount far in
excess of said couins present ability to
pay, rema' 1 ouMand'ng and unpaid; all of
wTiicli said outstanding bonds can, as your
petitioners believe, be purchased or retired
at about fifty cents on the dollar by the
issuance and sale of new bonds for a
much less amount, and draw 'ng a lower rate
of interest than said outstand'ng ) Minds, un
der and 'n pursuance of an act entitled
"An act to amend an act entitled an act re
lating to county and ci. debts, and to pro
vide for the payment thereof by taxation in
such counties' and cities approved Feb
ruary 13, lsiio. and to amend the title
thereof,' app'oved and in force April 27,
Second. That to the end aforesaid, your
petltitioners be'icvo that i is the wish of a
majority of tho legal voters of said county
that the proper authorities of said county
shall issue new bonds under said act,
an.. s"U the same to raise money to pur
chase or r"tire all of said outstanding bonds,
which new bonds shall consist of 210
bonds, numbered 1 to 210, of the denomi
nation of aj-iili) each, and 150 lwintls, num
bered 211 to 3110, of the denomination of
fe) each, making a total of 3(H) bonds of
.. .iiiit.il nnr i'i.iiI i,( tin. aniii tntu nf s.llil
oiit.-taudiug bonds proposed to be retired.
All of said new bonds hi bear date July 1,
1IS7S. and draw interest at the rate of six
per cent per annum from date until paid,
both principal and interest to be pnyablo at
the First Notional Hank of New York, in
the city and state of New York, in setuL-
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