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CAIRO, ILLINOIS, THURSDAY MORNING1, DECEMBER 12, 1870.
NEW SERIES-NO. Hil
Arrival and Departure of Trains.
ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD.
K'nururn S;(iji.hi. 1:10 u,m.
Mill 4:t)u.ui. 11 4.1pm.
Freight..'.., :IUa.m Cmia.iii.
Freight) :W)p.m. Sampan.
. CAIRO AND V1NCKN.NKH KAILl.OAI).
Mull 10:110 p.m. 4:4.1 a.m.
r-T. LOl'IH, I. .M.ANI dOLTHKRN RAILROAU.
Espni Mm a.m. :lp.M.
CAIRO AND 8T. LOl'IS RAILROAD.
Tiirontih Kxpre r.:l!Vp.in. J:i a.m.
1 urtihyorioro Accim'.nttalliiii.ri:riO.m. SilJp.iii.
Kxii'pl Sunday. tExec,t .Monday.
( rTNKHAL IJELIVKRY ouen . in.; loua
:al u m.: Siindav: S toU a. m.
Minify Order Department opeu at Si. m.; cloa
i.t S p. in.
Tbrouth F.xpre Mall vli Ullnol Cenfrul mil
Mieelwlpijl t.'i-uiml Hullroad clwe ul 1 J p. in.
Cairo Diiil Po.Ur Bluff Through and Way Mull
clo lit U SJ u. m.
Wuy Mall via J I'lnole Cnntnil. (.'Mm ami Vln
tnuva a:id Mi.i.pi Culitrul UAilronil cIomi at
Way Mall for Narrow Gauu;e Knllroad close at h
. m. 4
Calroaud F.Mnvllle River Route. iloo at AiHo
p. m. dally (ex.ept Friday).
ILLINOIS CENTRAL R. R.
Sluii U'st anil Quickest Route to
St. Louis and Chicago
'I'lIK nnlr road roiuiiim twodaily train from Cairo
1 maklu illrurt ciinurcttua with Eastern lino.
TKMN l.tAH I.AIHO.
1 :10 p. m.: Fat erjire. arriving In St. Loul ";"
)i. m ; Chicago II :.'iUi. in.
I.JO . iii. CINCINNATI & LOUISVILLE
.rrtine In Imlniutl al":HO a. m. : LonUville,
?:lti a.m.; Indiaiiapoli 4:l!i a.m. l'aetier by
ti.l train arrive at ikjk puiuui
12 TO 3U HOURS IX ADVANCE
Of any other route.
U, I p m. Fat Nail, mlth leeper atla.'hed.for
M ST. UM IS and Cllll'AOO, arriving In M.
l.nui at H:.VIa m.; Chicago at S:f i. m.. ronm-i t
ir at Odin n KHii'.uin fur Cincinnati. Iontvillv
FAST TIME EAST.
I APi!r ' I IjlkO , the Eat vnthimt any
ilulay canard by Sunday Intervenlm;, Tlio Ssttir
nay afternoon imln Imin Calm arrive In New York
Monday mornlni,' at IO-.S. Thlny-elx hour lu ad
i.un of any other route.
ff Advertisement of ropipi'tlns line that they
laake Ih-ilt limu tliau thin one arc iraued either
through lunorniicr or a lr.:re to inUleid the pnhllr.
For ihrou.'ti tlrkcta and Itifori'ialuui apily at llll
l.oia Cri.tral lUllroad deir.l. t alro.
TRAINS ARKIVK AT CAIRO:
Kxttrva : P-rn.
Mall a m.
J S. JnllNMhS. Ocn'l Houlheru Ag't.
J. II. JON KS. Tliki-t Atent.
(JAIRO ife ST. LOUIS R. R.
Shortt'st Line to St. Louis! j
'PIIK traini hv tht road ennneW at St. Umla an1
I fcat hi. Louia lih all uluer lluee tu the t.AM .
NtiRTII AND sol'Til.
Thranzh Mpr-.a trka Cairo WW a.m.
Throuu ei,r.-e arrive at Kat St. I nui :4:ip.in.
Murplivhoro a.-eominodailon leave Cairo .':!' i m.
Mnriihfhoro air. arrive at Miiriihyloro H:V, p.m.
Thro iih exm- leave Eat SI. Louie. ... S:4.-i a.m.
'I liroiuh exprea arrive at Cairo ,'i:K. ji.ni.
Murphyboro are. I ae Murih boro .V.Ma.m.
Mnrphyljro acr. arrive at Cairo li!:Y.p.m.
lI.,fl.,fIll'PTIIK Cairo and St. I.oul
JI-lI.ilIIlV Itiiln.Bfl I toe only ALL
RAIL RofTE between Cairo and St. Loai under
one management: therefore there are no delay at
wav elation awaitlrii! eonueetlon from other line.
j'4f l'.enu'er eolnii North. Northea! and Wet
rhonbl not buy their lii ki t until they bovo exam
ined onr rai" 'ami route.
L. M. .KlIINSON. Oeliernl Manu'er.
;. T. WHITI Oi h. I'aeni.i-r Afent.
JNo. R. WINS I'oN. Frel"htA2irt.
( )MlO it V INC EN NFS R.R.
I MM 1VTIIE SHORTEST Rol'TE TO
ill M 11 Art lOvilMMVillf.
tn ytll IV TDK SHORTEST TO LOCIS
Vl 31 I IsTrt VII. I K. ( INC INNATI, HAL
TlMOlti; AND WASlllNOToN.
4i I -WIT I.VTin: SHORTEST TO INDIW
.)I iM I lilil AI'oLls.l'illLAOELI'IMA.MiW
YORK AM) BOSTON
SIX HOURS SAVED
Over train of jll other route niiiklnj tin- runic
ti" Pieti;vr bv other route tn nuke Conner.
lion liiil-l ride nil' nleiil. wiltiiiB from one to lt
hour at "1111111 country unlloiia lor triiia of toil
t L'Atl.,MIl.,I,TIIK FACT nnd lake our 4 :4'i
i IjM JjiUI Ilt , ln ,mM, ri aehliiit Kvrine
tMIu, Iiidlaniipoll, Cliu'lntnitl mid LouIhvIIIu anie
day. Train leave nnd arrive ut Cairo a follow:
Mull lenvn :5:"'m'
Mall arrive. , .10:l)..m
Throuuh tick-.'t and check to all Important
Oeii l IM. Airent. t.etierul Sup t.
L. II. CIIL'Rl H. rnaaentjer Aijout.
gT. L., I. JL it SOUTHERN.
Kxpro leaven Cnlro dally !:nnp.nt.
Kxpri.aa urrlvea ut Culro dully 5:tWuin.
DYK.INO AND ItKNOVATINd.
youn OLD CLOTHES
CAN HK Hr.U'TIFTl.t.r
DYKI) Oil llEL'AIltFA)
At it TrlMliiu' Kxpf na-C. 0. II.
CIIAS. SHELLKY, No. o F.tiMlTii ST.
ttf" l.n.lldl nml Oujla' old tu' nade now
N. 0. Anchor Lino from Cairo.
POK NKWORLKAN8 ANDWAY LANDINGS.
Tlio flua Idenhccl Freight lud l'o.icnii r ateamnr
Lcavea Cairo on Arrival of Evi-ulnj Trulm,
Hittiii'dny, DncotritMtr l-4tli, 1H7H.
To bo follnweil by the elegant and pe dy
SJJNO. A. SCMDDERSi
A . J. CARTER MaatiT.
HiiturJny D!-nitMtr tilnl, 1M7K
And tbo inaulflccut, flii't and reliable
SSii CITY OF ALTON
IIIIIVM 11IXIIY Master.
w ILI.IAM MAKHON Clerk.
Hat urdny, 1hmiii1j)' iiMtli, 1M7H.
Oiie of the above named boata will leave the Anchor
Line Whaif llout. foot of Kixtli atrout,
K V K It Y HATlIltllAY,
Carrying Freight and !'aaiwn;.-r In all point South.
Any and all Inqnlrlea byli'tn-r or jicreon will be
proinply atti'Udtd to.
Addreea, THOMAS W. HI1IKI.HS,
Anrhor Line Wharf Boat Cairo. Illiuula.
St. Louis, Cairo iinil 1'adurah Parket
SFLK.VllIUSlI.KWHEKL KRKIOHT. AM) I'AS
a& I)E SMET, Si
JOHN IIRCNKR Manti-r.
JOHN J.KA.MKN Clerk.
Iave Cairo every Wednesday at t p.m. for I'adu
mli. l-vi Cairo every Thurnlay at 2 p m. for Ht.
Kur freight ar paaaa;c apl v on HallldeV A Phillip'
wharf boat, or to JAMKS II11j(.. Apnt.
.VI, Ohio l-evce.
For Coluiubus, llickinan and New Madrid
JOSEI'II AMUUO.S Master.
LEAVKS CAIRO EVERY
TIF.SDAY.TIiniSDAY ami SATl'RDAY
Kor frelk.lit or piiagc iplyon llalllduy A l hll
!lpa' W hnrf boat, or to
i J A vim IU'H.m. Aent.
' Vi ihlo lev.'e.
(JAIRO CITY FERRY CO.
. n.ix .
i.r.Avrta i.Kir. ttAvra
Foot Fourth t llln-ouri Lund'i;. Kentucky Ld';r.
S a. in.
lu a. m.
:' a. m.
n::i a. m.
i!:: . ni.
!i a. m. i
11 a. m. j
;i p. in. i
5 p. m.
WATCHES. JEWELRY, JH'C.
Edavard A, Iudej;
(Sncccror to E. A W. Buder.
MAN U FA CTU RING J E W K I. EH,
And IValer In
Watches, Clocks, Fine Jewelry
Cor. Eitrlith St. and Waliiii?to!i Ave.
Watchmaker it .Jeweler
NO. 10 EIGHTH STREET,
Between Comnien Inl nnd I p,.' lit
Wuhlut(loii uvea., )' VllllO.ill.
FINK WATCH WORK A SPKCIALTY.
t Jr-Ewffruvlng and ull kind of rcptilriiiR ntal!y
( V All klnila of Holld Jewelry made to order.
JOHN S FRO AT,
I'ROI'KIETOU OF SPUOAT'S PATENT
Wholenalo Dt'alor in Ice.
ICE I5Y THE CAR LOAD OUTON, WELL
PACKED FOK SHIPPINQ.
Cai Ijoail.M a Spooialty. ,
ror.Twelllli Street ami Lcvcc,
Tm'aeurer II. V. I'arkvr.
Couinelor-Wm. B. Oilbcrt.
MarUul-C. I). Arter.
Attorney W. O.. Mifiee.
I'ollcu Alriirlf trule J. J. lllrd.
HoAiui or i.ui:xxy.
Flrnt Wr.rd Oeo. Yocum. Win. O'C.illahan.
Hucoud Ward-Wood RilteobouM!, N. B. Thiatlo-
""Third Wiird -W. T. Wrialil. John Wood.
Fourth Wnrd-Charlea 0. I'aller, I. J. Foley.
Filth Ward-T. W. liulliduy, Cbua. Lane&aier.
Clro.ult Jilditc I), t. Halter.
Clrr.iit Clerk-J. A. Revvea.
County JiiiIl'iv H. H. Vocuui.
Counly Clerk H. J. II urn in .
County Attorney W. C. Wnlkey.
Coitniy Treamtrcr A. J. Aldvu.
Couuty Coniml!ot:er 7. W. Halllday, Jl. V
Brown, (ioo. W. Wanitnoii".
AFRICAN M. K. Fourteenth .atreet, bctwvan
Walnut and Cedar atrwte; eervirea Sabbdlu 11
a. m. and 7:JU p. ni.; Hunday Hcltool J : JO ji. ni.
CHRISTIAN KlKhtueh'th atree't; ineettf BkV
J bath IU;WJ p. m.; (ircarhlux oerMloually.
CIH RCII OK TUB REDEEMER Kplcoml)
Fourteeiilli etreet; Mornlnij praycra thahlmth)
in::) a. in.; evulii pruyem. 7::J p.m.; Sabbath
arhool It a. in. Ruv. St. J. Ollliiu Lutt. Rector.
PIHST MISSftJNARY HAITI ST Cfll'RCII.
I I'reachliiK at W:i a. in., :) p. in., mid ":') p. in.
Sabbath aciiool ut ":: p. ni. Rev. T. J. Shore,
rrTIIKRAN-Thlrteentb atrnet; aervkea Sab
j hiitli II a. in. and 7: Si . in.; Sunday achnol 9a.
in. ltuv. DuurM liner, mirtor,
METHODIST Cor. Elublh and Walnnt atn-etx;
1'rearhlnjJ Sablinth U:. a. m. and 7 p.m.;
prayer ineuliiiK, Wednendav T:! p. tn.; Kuuday
si h'ool, S p. m. Rev. A. H. Morrion. pantor.
IJRESBYTERIAN-Elghlh Hreet; prearhlni on
Sabbath at 11 : a. in. and 7:p. m.; prayer
meetliiu Wediieadar at 7:.p. in.; Sunday bchool
at H p. m. Rev. B. V. Oeuri:, paiitor.
OECONI) FREEWILL BAPTIST - Flfteet th
0 atreet, Ix-t ween Walnut and Ccdiir Ftrecte; Her
vice Sabbath ut A and :M p. in.
ST. JOSKI'H-S-Roman Calhol.,1 Corner Croaa
and Walnut etreeta; -erUcen sabbath lO:Wa.
ni. ; Sunday Srbixil at 3 p. m. ; Yeap u j ii p. in. ; k r
vkea every day at H p. in.
ST. PATRICK'S I Roman Catholic) Corner Ninth
atr:t and WoehinL'ton avenue; aervirea Sab
bath 4 and 10 a. ni. ; Yenper H p. ni. , Sunday Srhool
1 p. in. ; aenlcea ever)' day ut p. ni. Rev. F. Zab'd,
OYSTERS AXIt HSU.
Wholesale nnd retail d aler In
OYSTEIiS ANII FISH,
Oysters in Hulk and Can. So;t FMi,
Native FMi, (Vlry and (iaiiit1.
Particular attention paid to nrdcra from abroad
and all rtotk Kuaranleed wbi u aiilpped.
p'SUILVNCE AGENCY OF
AVklls it KEiiur,
OllOMK ff Liverpool)
, us , c,piuit.... $iaiij.mo.
! I fOf Montreal, Can.)
JlWJiU ViliKlUl.UI lCdlal.6.UHi,UlX)tiold.
31illville uX'i?:-N J )
T'ltwiii (Of Philadelphia: euhlihed iu Hil.)
I. niVll Ap.ete, $.SH,IW.UII.
FirPtil'in'. ' l0f Uaytiin. O X
r lit Illtlll B , Ai I $HO.I4l.t.
CIl'l'IlliMl l . (Of Freeporl, III.).
U I Illtlll , Aet fl.VVH77.33.
RISKS WRITTEN AT FAIR RATES.
()lllc In Al'xnii(lfr County Hank.
1 A I 4
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i a "
(iltoCEllS ANIl COMMISSION JIEltCHANTS.
gTRATTON it R1R1),
57 OHIO LEVEE.
AGENTS AMERICAN POWDER COM IT
Cairo, 11 lino in.
W. Stmatton. Cairo. T. lltltli. Mliwnnrl.
TONY lilMAI ItANT.
JJOTTO ct F(XJAS81S
01.1) pIJLMONlCOBUILDINO, OHIO LKVKR,
Cnniliicled on the European plan, Set lint lineal
tiiblniil any Imtiep in thuclly. Hpeelnl ralea
for nionlh or week, til ri'Ullhir lieople,
Conncclit Iv llll I lie hmtuiiriinl I Ihu
K1N1WI' 11AU INT TIIM CITY,
Btllitilled with the Chnlr.et Wlnea anil Llquora.
Mined Drink a Hpeelnltv, Renlaurnnt and
HuluuuOpou at All Hour, buy and Nielli.
MARKETS BY TELEGRAPH
, l.IVlOHI'Otll, UIIAIN.
LiVKRroot UocmlxT II, 2 r. m.
Wltuut Weaker Winter, Ms H.lf&Os;
Bpiing 7h 0iI(j40h 4i; Citlirnrniit average,
9s .dGjUit Od; California elulj, IM 7d
10n. Cora new 2a :Jdit52.'! Od.
NEW YOUK OIUI.V.
New York, Dce.tniliir 11, 12;01r. m.
Wluiitt Quint No. 2 Chicago, 00!)";
No. 2 Milwutikne, $1 00; Hud Winter.
$1 0001 Auihcr, tl 00 1 08;
No. 2, lied Wiut .-r, $1 00 1 00. Corn
Quiut Dtenmor, 43,; No. , 42:
No. 2, 404;j. Gald, 100tf.
CHICtOO (iltAIN AM) PIlODtTR.
Chicaoo, December 11. 10 a. m. Corn
January, 30' bid; Fcbruiiry, III bid; May,
'iJ bid. WlittHt January, 82&8jig ; Fcb
ruuiy 8J'-8' bjd. Pork January, " 024
bid; February, $7 I'lut" 70.
CuiCAfJo, December 11,12:00 M. Pork
Junuury, 1 00 bid; February, 7 70 bid.
Wheut January, Sl?. bid; February, 8 2. '4
bid. (,'orn Januitiy, May,
Crk aoo, December ll, 2:30 r. M.
Pork December, $0 TA)i 75; Janumy,
7 02J.7 j; February, 1 75. Corn
December, 30 ,7a; January, Feb
ruary aitjiaiij ; May, 35. Wheat
December, 81; January, 82,".,' bid; Feb
late te LTiriiiTMS.
HIIK.RMAN'h PK(tl'OSF.l) ciiasoi: IN THE CCS
New York, December 10. The Biiyar
trade ut a meeting to-day, proimntieed cut
pliatieully u;'aiiist Secn taty Shernutn's pro-
ixised chan'i! in tbn mode of eollceiiiio;
dutie on that artick1 :m in the hitfhest tie
frree unjust mid impracticablf; lnntead of
dec rt'iisintr the leinptation '.0 defraud, they
le!ieVL it win have jitxt the contrary ilT.-ct.
ami if any I'liun," at all in t. be lnmle in
the tn nil'. t!i.y lliink it ahould be so framed
u to avoid iliacriiuinatinn ajrainst uny qual-1
itit'Mof r,i aiiar, whether o.' high ur low
grade, nnd that will con form u.s near ag
practicable to an ad valorem duty.
Hlt'TII CAROLINA HAMPTON KI.KCI'EU L K.
Coi.t MRiA, December 10.-Got. Hump
ton' leg was amputated to-day below llie
knee. His iinmediute friends say liis con
dition is not dangerous.
The legislature elected (Jov. Hampton to
the United Staten st-nute. Tint vote, iu the,
betiuto was uninimous. This house with
two exceptions, voted for Hampton. The
exceptions were Miller nnd Simmons, color
ed member from Hcuufort, who voted for
INDIAN AFFAIRS OPPOSITION TO THE
Washington, December 10. (b n. Lyon
of thn purchasing committee of the board
of Indian commissioner's, und llarclay
White, representing thu Society of Friends
ut Winnebago agency, spoke to-day ugaint
the transfer of the Indian bureau to the war
LOITSIANA DECLINES TO PAY.
New Ohi.eans, December 10. The hVul
agent of the state declines to comply with
the resolution of the funding I maid Mpicst-
ing him to pay the January coupons on
slat ." consols.
at the point ok m ath.
New Yniiu, December 10. A private
cable dispatch Ktiiles that Henry Well of
Wells, Fargo & Co.'s Express is lying ut
the point of death ut Glasgow.
TROOPS SENT TO THE SCENE OF ACTION.
Cincinnati, December 10. (Jov. Mc
Creary of Kentucky, has issued an order
instructing dipt. E. H. Taylor of Frank
fort, to proceed iinmediittaly to tho seat of
wur in Dreathitt county with a force of lifty
militia and remain then) .until order is re
stored , Tim troops arc to protect thu Row
fugitive county olllecm in thu discharge of
their duties, nnd Circuit Judge Rundull in
holding a term of hi court. An order ha
also been Issued directing Judge Rutulull
to return immediately to llreuthitt and open
court, and enforcu the law against (he
gangs of outlaw that now have nscssion
of tho county, dipt. Taylor will Umvo
Frankfort to-morrow, and proceed to Mt.
Sterling. From there, the company will
march 03 mile to Jackson, whiuii place
they expect to reach Saturday night. Ills
not expected that thu soldiers will do more
than temporarily restore order. Ah nooii as
they taku their depiirturu thu outlaw will
comu out of their mountain hiding places
uml begin shooting und carving each other
ns before. Troop huve, been sent to the
county several time, but never with any
Query.- Why will men sinoko common
tobacco when they can buy Marburg llro's
"Seul of North Carolina" at thv huiiio price?
LOCAL I5I S1NKSS ITKMS.
Wantkd. A phmI jrirl for general liotim:
work at M. Howlcj V.
Call ut Mm. S. WillianMon'n, and nee
Iter Ikmiih-Ih uml Imakctn of imliinil Howcix, '
fur tho holi.laya. !
For tho li'.'st liminlH ot old haml-iundis j
Sour and Sweet Mash Yhiekey. i to ' :
Stim'kfi.ktii k Iluoss.' !
Ulank IkKiKH of every thneription fan
bU pttrchMl much cheaper than elsewhere,'
trout Amlmwo I'ynlt &, (,o. htatiot.ery mid j
ofhVe fixture cipcilly low.
The Ur'cst and In-st stK:k of ntoveit
tinware nnd all articles pertaining to tho
trade, ut price to auit the purchaser, ot
Now I tho time to get your Ovcrcouts
and Winter Suits. A. Maux,
r - , 01 Ohio Lcvpo.
is the best und cheapest place to go to get
them. Try him und be convinced.
Fou tho best California Rrandies and
Wine, go to Stock ki.kt 11 & Hnoss.
Amduosf. Pyatt fc Co. have not I wen un
mindful of the approach uf the holidays, und
iu order to supply some of the demand
of tint occuston, they have laid in u very at
tractive stock of photographic albums, auto
graphic albums, cmboss-d pictures, picture
Iwnks, und numerous other articles, that will
form u part of the supply that will be pro
viped for nearly every house in the city.
CHATTLE .MORTGAGE SALE.
On Saturday, December 14th," 1878, be
ginning ut ten o'clock, n. m. ut the St.
Churles Hotel, there will be sold by the un
dersigned, at public auction, to the highest
bidder, for cash, 14 bedsteads, 14 bureaus
ami 14 withstands, ull marly new nnd of
line tpiulity; 33 chairs. 1 tine office desk, 1
,. . . ' , , ,. .'iiii-
tter press. 1 letter pres. stand. 1 looking
gifts.1;- 1 large office stove, 1 large lot of
iNffcoltireiJ window shades, 1 steam pump
ttafl I upright steam boiler with same. 1
laundry stove,. 1 wooden witter tank, 1 larg
pastry table, (i twelve feet sample tables, 1(1
glass shades, 2 whitewotid wardrobes, and u
large number of other, articles.
Jkwett Wilcox, Mortgagee.
for good well made, well trimmed, well
S"Wi:d, fashionable cut and neat fitting
(Nothing is at
01 Ohio L.'Vee.
This house has established thu reputation of
selling the best ooodh f ir the money, of
uny house in the city. Every gnrmcnt
marknd in pi.ain fiourix
IiyMrs. Harry Walker, Commercial ave
nue, corner Sixth street.
DAY HOARD ?3.50 PER WEEK.
In connection with the Hotel is a first-
class our and billiard room on opposite side
of the street; also wholesale and letail
oyster depot. Fresh oysters received daily
Mid sold ut the lowest market rates. Or
der from home, or ttbroad will receive,
prompt attention, Go und see stock and
price before purchasing elsewhere,
MiLLtNKitY. Mr. S, Williamson doe
not intend to be undersold. She invites at
tention to (he following prictson hats, uml
assures her friend and customers that they
are lower than the same goods can be pttr-
chased iu nny market, she will sell felt
hats 40c. to 75c.; and the very linest felt for
?l.00 worth f 1.5(1; straw hats for 35c.
unrtl. .Ul.. wte .iv unrll, li.-. f,,e .111.. II..,.
straw Milan for OOe. worth 1.1.50, 11 No
Milans for 75e, worth. 1.25. Feathers,
(lowers uinl other goods proportionally low.
Site only nsks that you cull und see for
yours 'lf, us she is desirous of closing out
that brunch of her business before New
Year. She invites attention of her custom
ers to bet elegant fur trimmings suitable
for cloaks, which she sells by the yard, also
a full lint! of Indies' and children's fur at
very low price. Her slock of jewelry, suit
able for holiday gilts, is large and of great
variety. Slut invite special attention to
this. She will keep a full stock of natural
(lowers iu hoqticts und baskets for thi) holi
day. Her English era pi: rotichiiigs nml
English crnpu collar for mourning goods
are very line. These goods havu not been
in market for several year. Silver uml
gold Pinching, very line. Call and sett their
stock of iwticle tisi numerous to mention.
Cadet Examination. Notice is hereby
given to all young men between thu uges
of seventeen und twenty-two, residing in
the 18th congressional district of Illinois,
that tt competitivecxamliiation will bit held
at D11 Quoin, Perry county, Illinois, on
Friday, January 10, 18711, for thu purpose
of selecting u Cadet t tho United State
Military Academy ut West Point, N. Y.
The exaunnnlioi) will be held before nn
examining board to be hereafter designated,
whose decision w ill control me in making
thu appointment. Candidate must be
physically sound, well foimed, of robust
constitution ami ut least live fc-t in hhrhl,
M. C. 18th District, Illinois..
(The pre of the district pltmn' ropy,)
Acts tluit Kpoak.
Til K Kl(t ITA)tl.K 1.IKK AND TUB DWIflllT
I From the I'hilad, lp, Weekly Item.)
Tho iiroiniit action of thu Ktiliiblo Lite
' ileciilin upon the Co, Dwight chtini,
W1" K'J " W towanl rentoriiig ronll-
....u ,,, ,,, ,,,-,,iiiiire, h jo lieltur tliatl
all the sertnunH atxl iiromiuM Hmt could be
l-i''!l'd or pledged. It impurts a twdinur
,hilt ,'M!. '"'""y tl,ut. "' hold nvluim
uaut th.it fimipitiiy just u well tiff
u,'m had m much ciih in bank.
,,ol1" ''J 'n'"' I''lH'y-hohler
tnw cotintrv. we venturu to im'it imt
,Hd rt fwnji 0f Htttistactioti ut tlie aetu.n of
the company. There is not one but pro-.es
his polity higher because of it. There. hn
wen too much technical uvoidunco of
promptncssoii the part of soiuecompanies in
settling their Iomch, nnd tins public can not
be blamed for feeling a little soro nnd quor
rulutis. Thu notoriety that the Dwight cas.j
has attained, has madehc public pecu
liarly sensitive in this regard,, fur tint
shadows creeping out from . tin) . reports
thfl newspaper furnished, uugured a long,
odious, und injuriou luw suit, in which
tTte full strujigth of powerful corporation
would be. lent to hwiirtreUing thi! ciVawhter
of 8 man unvcrsally l;i,vcd throughout
the State of New York us agullant soldier,
a public spirited citizen and un iitT-ctionate
1 and good Irjslmud und father. Tint excuse
tor elicit a eoiiis t could '.have been ciutily
.invented an,' multiplied. Hut with one
sweep of ton pen, ull thes;i shadow are
ilispelhd, und the public as one manic
joicc as thu Secretary of the Equitable,
announce that hi, company hit decided
to pity the fiO.OOO for which the life of
Col. Dwigttt wa'insiired with it. The
sensatiojHil churttcter given to the taking
off of CM. Dwight, tint' large itmount of
insuiance held upon hi life, thu weight
of thi! loss the company was called upon
to sustain, all warranted it in making such
judicial investigation u ordinary prudence
and justice required, and it has won for
itself immeasurable honor, after having
satisfied itself that tlfj loss was an honest
one. in not waiting to sec, w hat other com
punit might do, but in coming up to tin
scrattii und making the announcement it
' AprnKis of the fact Hist the Equitable
: will. pay the widow of Col. Dwight 50
0IJ(, (V(: ,,, ,
m-Cirunec in such a compnnv yields thu
estate of its possessor dollar for dollar its
full face. The experience of every 111:111
demoiiiratesthatV'arculy any other class
of investment can have so much claim
for it. After it. has ono througn the ex
ecutor's hands (ho lintbimt paid to the heirs
und the iiiifuint.it, which it was valued
by its former. 'MjLtaor, leave room fur
every margin. Again, n small sum invest
ed in life insurance will provide a com
petency for one's family. If there are no
del its, or mortgages or other claim to pay
off before the po, icy is paid that )hay cat
up all the interest the widow and children
may have in it. It is so much cu'sli.
Settlement of a long dispute. Physi
cians have at last cmne to the conclusion
that the best medicine for teething children
is Dr. Hull's Raby Syrup.
The War on Gas.
ciiu inuatl Commercial.
In order to g-t an idea of the extent t
j which gas ha been discarded und head
light oil-substituted, one. has only to take
a walk up and down Fifth street or uny
' of th.- principal thorough tare, in the even
mg and notice what kind ot illiinunutiiiir
material is being used. Over the canal,
ninonir the strictly German 'population,
the change has been more defined nnd
general, und ut least three fourths of the
shop-keepeis have discarded the exclusive
use of gas and me using illuminating oil
of a standard quality, which, under the
law, is required to be not less than 125
fire test. In a few instances the Gas Com
pany have made some concessions, and
with some of the large consumers in the
city have made contracts to furnish gas
fur $1 Hi) per thousand cubic feet for it
(.'Main period to use no oilier kind ot illu
minating mil. M'iai cx "p, thi gas maiiu-
acliired by the Gas Company. Therifus-
,,1 ,,f tin (i.is .mpunv, however, to mak
I any finees-ion to convinut is geneinlly
ll-'l IIUO HS I'll: I t Upoll lilt! COIlMlllllltlOII Ol
yas.iiot only in the public lamps, hut with
private consumer ail over the city und
the suburbs wherever the irus natii: xti rid.
It is reliably staled that during the ptist
year the company has taken out six thousand
met ts where parties have declined tofurth-
I titer continue the use of gas, und now that
tlie company have no mure room in which
to sti re meters, w here gas is ordered oil',
the gas is merely turned Hi' ut the street
and lip meter lefr in the building.
Face to Fack with Diskank. How
often it happens thul although we have wit
nessed thu ravages of disease ill the case of
others, we disregard hi warning signals in
our own. It is only when wu find him l'.vcc
to fueo with u that wu reully perceive how
grim he is. Then, perchance, when it is too
lute, medicinal aid is sought. His avunt.
courier, hi fore-runner, i physical weak
ness. Fortify tho system, und you are
armed against him. The finest tonic for
this purpose is Hosteller's Stomach Hitter,
which render digestion easy und complete,
nourishes the system, improves the appetite ,
gives strength, yielding sleep, coiiiitcrat U
biliousness, and keps the bowels in llrt-t-rate
order. Leanness and unnatural wan
tie and sullownes of tho face, nru obvi
ated by it, and so genial ami bccflc 'tit art
it effects, that not only i the body invig
orated nnd regulated by it use, but det
pondeiicy banished from tlio mind.
LET TI V. ToTkMAJTS L ATX DRY.
Mrs, Lettio Coleman has reopened her
laundry on Fourth stru't, N'twecn Washing
ton 'ind Commercial avenues, and takes this
in. ; 1 . 11 ; of iii'orming her old friends nnd
patrons that she is again ut their "riiis,
and solicit their patronage, She has re
duced pi ices to suit thu times.
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