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H. BKYANT, M. I).
OFFICE: Eighth nnd watmngion
RESIDENCE'. CormT Nludcenth nnd WuU-
II. MAUEAN, M. D,
II.)ino(imthic riiysician ami Surgeon.
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y II. SMITH, M. D.
Olllcp nml RMonce :
SO. il THIUTEENTIl STKEKT. CAIHO, ILL.
Jjll. E. W. WHITLOCK,
OrnrH-No. 1; Cnmmwciaf Avenue. In-twcc-ii
Kifhili unci Ninrii Str.rU
pi:. w. c. jocelyn;
, Fj.-frE KI-.'lilU Street, lie.ir C oiniin rcial Avenue
JTINEGAlt & LANSDEN,
OFrit'E No. Ill Commercial Avenue.
MITUAI, All) SOCIKTY.
"yiDl AYS' AND ORPHANS'
Mutual Aid Society.
Comer of Seventh el. and Commercial Avenue,
7 toS p.m.
8 to 12 o'clock a.m., 1 to 6 nud
THOMAS LEWIS, Secre.nry.
THE DAILY BULLETIN.
OFFICIAL PAPEK OF ALEXANDER COUNTY.
Only Morning: Daily in Southern Illinois.
Loihuabd's Tin Tan smoking tobacco
in eighth, fourth, half and poind packages
Also Lorillard's Nickle NuL'-'ets and Dime
Nuggets, for ? ae at F. Korsmcyer's at fac
Provide YounsrxF with napkins for the
picnic, 15cts. per dozen, at
Mayor Thorn is Connelly, of Charleston
Mo., was in the city yesterday.
Now is your chance Ws for Cur
Photographs at f 3 per dozen, at Winter's
Hark-m was let out fur a half mile
spurt, yesterday, and made very credital
The Rink will not be opened to-night
as heretofore stated, although there will be
a reception shortly.
Mr. Jacob Riggle is in the city and
called on The Bcm.etix. lie reports no
rain at Hodge's Park up to noon yesterday.
Mrs. J. R. Thompson, President of the
W. C. T. U. at Anna. 111., is in the city
attending the convention and visiting her
son Mr. J. F. Hector.
The Little Arabs wear their honors
quite meekly; They arc not at all uproari
ous over their victor-, although it was of a
very decisive character.
The Hough and Readies indulged in a
social re-union Monday night, nnd some of
the boys were quite jubilant over the result
of the contest with the Deltas.
A number of delegates to the W. ('.
U. Temperance convention reached the city
yesterday. But nil the delegations will
scarcely be in their seats Wore to-morrow.
Young Elmer Comings has resigned
Ids position ns cashier, in the New York
6tore, ami will make a trip East. YVe hear
that Will Winans lias been selectedas his
The Little Arabs have reason to feel
proud of their achievement on Monday.
Their victory over the Little Rough was
complete and undeniable, nnd was, in fact,
an extraordinary throw.
If the good citizens of Cairo will
place their kitchen offal in barrels in con
venient places at the front gate where the
liogs can turn them over, carts will call
twica a week and carry off what the hogs
Jim Orange's stock of donkies has
been increased by the advent of a young lie
donkey about the size of a hound pup,
with ears longer than its body. It is per
Imps tho most outlandish creature that ever
put on the form of donkey.
The female head of nn uptown family
arming herself with a baseball club, made
an assault upon the male head of a neigh
boring family, yesterday; but the weapon
Wing cYispropoTtioned to her strength, the
asiawlt was not altogether a Hucceasful one.
The masculine sued.
Mechanics have made n commence
ment upon Mr. Vincent's brielt business
house, on the comer of Eight h and Com
tnercial. The house will be occupied as
soon as completed. It is somewhat sur
prising, indeed, that so eligible a business
site remained unused so long.
A force of hands are ut work repair
ing tho Thirteenth street' sewer a work
thut necessitated tho digging of nn im
mense trench hall way across Poplar street,
down to the natural surface. The end of
the sewer had, we blieve, eaved in and ef
fectually barred the parage of wuter.
Two citizens partners in a manufac
turing business, hnd it fistic net-too yester
day, on account of their boys. The boys
had applied very foul epithets to one nn
other, nml one of the partner concluded
that liH partner's sou should nt come in the
shop. Tlic boy tin! come in. however, nml
an attempt M eject him followed. The
boy's father noticing the attempt, promptly
knocked his partner down, nnd there the
There was a muss in nn uptown board
ing house, yesterday morning, that threat
ened, for a time, very serious consequences.
It was quelled, however, before any gore
was spilled. One ot the parties sought the
protection of the law, ami to what end re
mains to be determined.
The severe crash of thunder yesterday
morning set throe teams on Commercial
avenue into a full run; but concluding that
they were making fowls of themselves they
soon called a halt, ami were brought back
ti their respective starting points as tame
and submissive as so many oxen.
-Mr. W. M. Davidson, at Heerwart's old
stand on Eighth street, is receiving from
Padueah nurseries frequent supplies of
choice, fresh and healthy potted tlowers.
His variety embraces quite all the showy
and desirable kinds that flourish in this
climate and all at very low figures.
The steam tire engine is now said to
bo in thorough order, and will, in the event
of nn accessible tire, be put in service. It
is the nurnose of the eoninanv. we hear, to
I place the machine in charge of the gentle
man who repaired her, which will be a very
sensible thing for the company to do.
-We were informed yesterday, that the
little Hibernian eugine took no part in
Monday's tournament, because her throw
of several vcars ago had never been equaled
and stands unequaled to-day. She is said
to have thrown 140. ft. or nearly e'mht feet
further than the Arabs' throw of Monday.
Several negro boys made an assault
yesterday, upon Grant Wilson, a colored
lad about 15 years of age. Grant succeed
ed in catching one of the num'.tcr. and gave
him a good "dressing V.V." The vanquished
chan sued, and Grant was fined j and
costs. In what wavtlie judgment was sat
is'aed we didn't learn.
Mr. J. Gcislnger is in the citv nnd will
visit families in the interest of the Alexan
uer county tJiuie ssocwtv, .Mr. tn-isenirer s
work is entirely for the city of Cairo, nud
he should receive a generous encourage
ment from our citizens. His object is to
supply families with Bibles which are sold
by the society at cost prices, very cheap
a good bible for 10 cents, cents nnd v
on to a very fine work.
Molly Brooks caused the arrest of
Emma Knight, j ester lay. for using abusive
langnace. Emma declared that she was
not guilty of saying what the affidavit
charged, but confessed that she had called
Molly sundry "pet names" that might be
considered offensive. Judge Bird put a like
estimate upon tin ir character, and fined
Emma and costs. Both parties are col
ored, and it is scarcely necessary to add
that they live on Fourth street.
A number of our readers doubtless
heard of the arrest, in Texas, of Pllgin
Banyan, express messenger on the Iron
Mountain ami .Southern road, on a charge
of robbing express packages of their mon
eyed contents. We heard quite recently
that the young man was put upon trial, and
his innocence established beyond a reason
able doubt. We are not familiar with the
particulars, but are nssured t,hat Mr. Run-
ynn's vindication was complete and trium
A negro woman in the vicinity of
Squire Robinson's office, yesterday, was ex
ceedingly anxious to obtain a search war
rant that would warrant her in bursting in
the door of the room in which her hus
band was locked with another woman. She
declared that she only wanted to address u
few words to the old man and his paramour
six words to each of them, and that then
the measure of her happiness would be full.
The case not being one wleTein a sear.-h
warrant would lie, thu injured female went
home, greatly disgusted attheiinpoteney of
Mayor Thistlewood received n dispatch
from Representative llallidav, vesterdav
evening, to the effect that the (leneral As
sembly had passed the bill refunding Cairo
five thousaed dollars of the money our au
thorities in their own behalf and acting un
der the directions of the State Board of
Health, expended, last summer, in their
effort to protect Illinois from the ravages
of the yellow fever. The money was wisely
expended, and it was but an act in the line
of fair dealing for the Stab! to replace it.
The total expenditures of the city, directly
from tho treasury, largely exceeded twice
Y'e met, in Cairo, the other day, a col
ored man who claimed that he participated
in the Vicksburg convention; that although
doing business and spending most of his
time in St. Louis, he had, for two terms,
represented one of the countiesof MissUsippl
!.. .1... cji... r . . ' ... . .i
111 nil; pime Legislature; mat me Demo
crats of his county had offered to send him
back, but lie told them "No; if I go to the
Legislature, ngniii it will not be as the nom
inee of your party." Hearing this man
talk, wo were not at n loss for nn explana
tion of the discontent ninong such of the
Mississippi bhickH tis he hnd been nblo to
influence. Speaking of the white element
of the convention he said "we give it to 'em
in broken doses. We couldn't make 'em
swallow it nil nt mien but we'll fetch
'em to it," and much more of the sain" sort.
Tho whole tenor of his talk was to the
effect that If the intelligence and wealth of
Milippi ns represented by the white
population, uncomplainingly swallow the
doses that he and his confederates pit scribe,
fiAIRO BULLETIN: WEDNESDAY MOKMTW, MAY 14, 1870.
nil will 1"' well; otherwise, the whites thero
would wlll,t ""'' wouia sc,c 'lhc
speaker was a msn of intelligence; but we
were forced to the conclusion that if a good
understanding is brought about between
the whites and blacks of Mississippi it will
lie in the face of all the obstacles this man
nml men of his stamp can interpose. There
are evils to cure in the South, and wrongsto
right. The cure and correction will be
hastened by the conspicuous absence and
non-interference of black bull-dozers as
well as white ones.
A little alter midnight, ye.sterd.iy a.
in., Mr. Aisthorpe, who lives on Eleventh
street, heard the footsteps of a man near
his window, and noises that indicated an
effort to break inside. For a half hour or
more he watched, revolver in hand, to wel
come the intruder, but all to no purpose.
Tho prowler finally stole away, nnd thus
preserved an unpunctured "cuticle. "
Whether he became aware of Mr. A's read
iness to receive him, or encountered ob
stacles to his ingress he could not overcame,
is not known. It is only known that l.e
left, and was governed by a sound discre
tion in doing so.
In December last Emma Houst :i.
mullatto girl, who was employed ab .; ;!.e
premises, stole trom Mrs. Capt. Hudson a
$20 gold piece, a $." gold piece, a $1 gold
piece, in old silver coin, a cloak, book
and pocket book. Not until yesterday was
it certainly known that Emma wa the
thief; but the evidence of her guilt being
conclusive, a warrant was sworn out for her
arrest. She had spent a'.l the money ex
cept the $20 gold piece, which she claims
to have lost. She made an effort to buy
another gold dollar, intending to convert the
two into ear-rings. The trial will proba
bly come off before Squire Comings
Two confidence chaps f 11 in with a
stranger, yesterday, who bad arrived nn the
Iron Mountain railroad, and under the pre
text of showing him to a hotel, beguiled
him to the suburbs, there the wretched old
'beat" of asking for chg for a -V) bill
was played. The stranger produced the
sj0. which was promptly snatched from his
hand. The brace ot ra-cals then Wk to
their heels. The particulars were given to
llogan and Sheehan, and giving the mutter
their especial attention they tracked one
of the parties jiut of town, and succeeded
in capturing him in a thicket this ide of
Cache river. He gave his name as Bill
Davis and disgorged $41 of the money.
His partner in the crim- wa nM found.
The capture of D.ivis was. under t'.e cir
cumstances, a highly creditable pi.ce of
The delegate congressional i!strict
temperance convention, held under the au
spices of the W. C. T.U.. of this cly, will
meet in the Temperance R.-f.ri:. Club
rooms at 10 o'clock this nvirning. The or
der of exercise- for the day, is u follow--:
I'l.'il 1), vr.tioi.al
re!-"-, coli! :et' ! !.v Mr-.
in Aililp--. liy Mr. llitti't.hiei-.'.
11. nn O: iii.intio:i nf ( nnvciitinii. . pol o !
til' Cciii.saittei nri'l Mi-iWIiiaeiill- li -
,Ui D'ro::oiial K.vr !-e Mr.
'i ') ''iorl of C''im;n''iti-e; ll'.jior's
T:.o:m;i- in ',
UMl I i-mperaii'-" n .i'Tv
Iiisi ii--iuti nt' : ni: "Wiei: ndvunt:.
accrue to the lucul (.'innii from Au.viihirys.'ii
l.i d liv Mis- KruiH i K. Wiiiar'l
t.W I'njM-r br .Mr-, llr. H. Trncy Culler.
AiMrt I'j- !:- Krurn i- K. Wii.ap!.
.Vl sir liYcilunt.
There was a deep feeling of exaspera
tion among the members of the Delta City
fire company, yesterday. They claim that
they were the victors by at least twenty feet
and that for a haif hour or more the whole.
crowd, including their competitors, rested
under that conviction. On the other hand
it is claimed that tie: iHta's own judge
conceded that the isolated drop on the
sidewalk, beyond the Delta's throw, was
thrown or blown there from the Rough's
nozzle. The judges agreeing this, they
had no right to inquire whether it was in
tlic direct line ot the Delta's throw or out
of it. It was for them to determine, tir-t,
that it was a drop of wat-n secondly, did
the Roughs throw it there; nnd thirdly, w:.s
it the farthest, drop from the point occu
pied by the nozzle-men: Ail three of the.-e
inquiries were determined affirmatively,
und the horns given to the Roughs. Both
companies had judges of their own selec
tion. If the decision is distasteful, the
best thing that can be done is to "grin and
Harper's Magazine for Jcne begins the
fifty-ninth volume and the thirtieth year of
that periodical. To a new generation of
readeis it nppears in a te w drc-s in larger
type, nnd with a wider page This is the
third change which has been luade in tho
type of the Magazine-each being :m jni
proveinent. The contents of the Ji;e(. ,;uln.
her are especially attractive, Tley ,rnrt
... .1 I .1... . I ... 9
aiiijiu ue: ieaui'1 ine aiinosjinere oj minncT
days. They are bright, amusing, iUl, r,,K.
ful. There could hardly be more
enjoyable reading than Mr. W, U, O'Dono
van one of our most protaisi; young
sculptors-gives us in his "live un, romui
there,"' illustrated with Mr. Abbey's charm
ing drawings beautifully ciij-rnvcd.
The opening article is followed by .uco.
ful full-page picture by Abbey, illustrating
Herrick's lines "Upon a Virgin Kis.sjn" a
Ruse." Then by way of contra;. V urn
taken beyond the Red Rivei of t, n,)Yx
into that mysterious land of m.v,j(.,,nt
di lances-the territory of il. j,son
Bay Company... mid brought f. ,rJ
with the fur traders, the hilt i,,.,,,,
the trappers, and their p!et;.r,.ri'lt(!
Whether portraying t10 n.
citing scenes ot barter nt a trading-post or
following the fire.it Northern Packet
which carries the mail in dog-shnlges from
Fort Garry, three thousand miles north
ward to thu Upper Youkon, Mr. II. jr. nol).
inson, tho writer of tho article, gives us
striking nnd very characteristic pictures,
which are ably supplemented by Jlr. Ror!
i-r's effective illustrations. Taken as a
whole, the June number is one of unusual
excellence, and will be eagerly sought
THE COUNCIL LAST NIG I IX
The City Council met in regular session,
last night, the Mayor nnd tho following
Aldermen answering to the roll call: How
ley, Kynaston, Woodward, Wright, Smith,
O'Callahan, Linegar, Pettit and Patier.
The claims of sundry persons for labor
and materials, referred to the committee on
claims at the last meeting, were reported
back, with the recommendation that they be
allowed, tin motion of Alderman Linegar
the report of the committee was received
and the claims allowed as reeounneded.
A bill presented by the Bulletin Com
pany was "razeed," from $2o.2o to $10.7.1,
because the printing for which payment
was claimed was not ordered by the comp
troller. Several other bills were cut down
for reasons assigned, and allowed in their
The ordinance committee reported back
the ordinance to repeal the hog ordinance,
without recommendation, for the action of
the council. The ordinance was read and
laid over under the rules.
Alderman Linegar banded to the clerk
to read, the following notice; and moved it
be received and filed.
To tile Hun. Mayer uli'l C iiy Co.ii.cil ot the City of
v ie.ro :
I hereby notify your honorable body that
I have filed my petition for a contest of the
election ot Napoleon J. Thistlewood to the
office of Mayor, i f the City of Cairo. The
gror.r.us for said contest are jn-t and legal,
io-wit: i-irt. mat tnere were a large
number of illegal votes east for .said This
tlewood on the Mth of April last: secondly
that there was fraud anil intimidation used
in behalf of said Thistlewood t;t said elec
tion. Hksuv Win i mi.
ine .uavor ruie, i tic paper out nt order.
Abb rrnan Patier appealed from the rulin
of the chair. The question being put
"shall tic decision of the chair stand as
the o; inion of the council," live alderman
vote.i nyc. at-.d lour nay. o t!ie paper was
excluded as out of order.
The ( hair completed hi- list of of stand
iug committees, as follows:
Police, Jaii ami Fire I). partniei.t, V,'.. ;d
w .rd. ( I'Callahan and Kynaston.
!ini:ii o- it kali if.
Ilailiday, Patier, Smith. Linegar. O'Ca!
lah'tn Did Mayor.
mm -r. .i i .. . .
j iie.'iayor men submitted, tin- jKdciwing:
For Marshal. J. C. Lallue, continued., ,V
a unanimous vote.
Police Cnn.;.4b;e, J. W. Wilson, 2 ayes
7 nays, rejected.
Johi P. Hoga:!,!) ayes. ') nay-. confirmed
HKAI.'i II or KIl Kit.
W. W. Wooti-n.'.i ayes, nonays.confirm'-d
STIU'.I.'I' St I'KKVIsolt.
J-red S. Smith, 9 nVes, no navs. confirmed.
( o;I'u!...i ( OI'NCH,.
. i. (iiibert, !) ayes, no nays, confirmed.
Police Con, tabl", Richard Taylor, 1 ayes,
f nays, not confirmed.
City Jailor, Daniel McCarthy. -1 ayes, .-,
Police Con-table, W. F. Scl.uckers, 9
ayes, no naye, confirmed.
Here the Mayor announced that he had
no further nominations, and the council
THE LATE .IDE COK.mTcK.
E. I. Mitchell. C. W. Smith and C. House
were constituted a committee by the Cen
tralia lodge 201 or A.F.and A.M. .to prepare
resolutions commemorative of the lodge's
respect and esteem for its late co-woiker.
Joseph !. ('oiinick, deceased, and in dis
charge of that duty the committee pay the
following handsome tribute to deceased's
"We arc again c tiled upon to stand by
the ripen grave of one of our beloved
brethren; and it is indeed hard for us, in
thi- beautiful sprh g time, when nature is
springing up in the newness of life, to con
si'.oi one who was o much endeared to us
tn the embrace of death.
It is meet and proper that we lay to rest
the remains of our departed brother hero
in the city which he loved so well, among
whose citizens he spent a large portion of
his life, and by whom he was more than
once called to ns-uno the duties of the
highest office in their power to bestow. The
important office of mayor he filled with
credit to hiuisc'.t ami the satisfaction of
thu community, und no one had the inter
ests of the city more t;t heart than he.
As a member of this lodge he cheerfully
responded when summoned to assist any of
his, brethren in distress.
We may search long ere we find a more
affectionate husband, or a more kind and
For a quarter of a century ho had been a
passenger conductor on the Illinois Central
railroad, and this fact bears ample testi
mony to the high appreciation in which he
was held by its officers, and their confidence
in his integrity and fidelity.
Though his genial smile will never more
0c seen in our lodge, It shall bo our pleas
ure to keep his memory fresh in our rec
ollections, and our duty to emulate his vir
tues in our lives."
Whkn you have n thing to do, do it; and
when you have n cough to cure, cure it, by
using Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup, the safest
Mil best IV.ud",
CI TT IV r i r 1
That 1 have the Largest ami Finest stock of Spring and
Summer Olotliinir. and that I am ahle to sell my goods at a
lower price than any similar house in Southern Illinois, are
facts that should he of importance to all varieties of cus
tomers. The great success of my business, and its immense
growth within a brief period, furnishes the proof of my
1 therefore invite everv man
and be tit ted with my beautiful
handsome scotch suits fop $12.00.
I am prepared to sell ready-made clothing equal to the
cibtom work of merchant tailois.
Square dealing and low prices me the open secrets of my
Straw hats of the most fashionable manufacture. John P.
Stetson hats direct from the factory. Gentlemen's furnish
ing goods; a complete awniment. This is no talk, but facts.
For proof call att
A.. l A I iX'S, 61 Ohio Levee.
WHY DOST YOU PAINT
That hoor or that Floor? You can do it with the
The Averill Chemical Paint
D i:s NOT FADK . r CHALK GIT. but rv..:i:. ITS FHI'.sHXEsS I I:I:II.LIAN(
for m my year-, a:: U i:; h-t MUCH I.OXGKH th:.:i the ! -: L: ad
an 1 Oil i..i..-i in thf old v.:. v. ,
it is a i'ukk lixsl;i:d OIL I A I XT.
riTAi:.i: f.i: all i.imatj.
! i.i' .7;ov.
Iiisiile and Outside White and
Sold in piieka
TOASCKIITAIN THE AMOFXT OF PAINT Vol" IiKl'IRE.
All tif nur.ii-.r of i in v.-tdth mY
ib'.'th r-i I this lau'.tip'.ii'.J liy the avi
lie painie 1
i t'.vo coat
Thi divided o;
Iv.'s the atir'ua
tlO a i :r :
r.'ipiin- i i:. '' il
Jo fVl t.
Hkmauks. There cr.a he r.o 'h-fnl'e rule (
require: hut the atiove i- sttlllciently iv ar 1't
he smooth raid hard. le- than the ab "''.v v., it;',
ULToKT OF THE CENTENNIAL COMMISSIONHS.
"Tliis P.unt is q-iite ii:rercnt from paint in genera! use. Work which lias
lieeadoae with it, "iin' of it exposed for years to the moist atmosphere of the sea shore,
establish? its great dttrahili'y. ' It is mixed ready for use. easily applied, of
great beauty, and is economical.
KEI'oF.T OF THE FRENCH (CENTENNIAL. COMMISSION.
'It possesses im.rits unattainable by the old
It can be applied with great facility and perfu
surface, and w ill not chalk or crack o.T. "
use, und will not spoil when exposed to the air
whether a practical painter or not.
TJIlv AVKRILL CHEMICAL PAINT CO.
Will hold all persons acroar-Mih. who infringe their patents. MAN UFACTL'HEIIS,
DEALEUs AND CONSUMES! .i;e EQUALLY LIAELE.
EE, NOT IMI'OSDD ITi.'N I)Y BASE AND FRAUDULENT IMITATIONS. It
is n well-known fact that wh"ii the Averill Chemical Paint was first put upon the mar
ket, it was the only Faint of the kin.l that could bo found. Its merits were so great,
however, that but a few years had elapsed before worthless imitations began to appear
under the names of "Enamel," "Rubber," "Mixed," "Chemical," "Liquid," and '-prepared
our I'aint to give entire sit! -faction in nil rases, nnd therefore wish It distinctly under
stood that we do net enter into competition with the many Ain.Tr:n.Tr:n and wonriu.r.ss
Mix"1 Faints, purporting to he similar to the "Averill," which nrc now flooding the
l AKCLAY MOTHERS,
General Agents for Cairo and this section of country.
and bov in the vicinity to call
Xnvv Dlue-suits for8.0o, or
.!N(. V' i i:..
any desired Shade or Color
s ti suit, at
1R I CKS.
ri al i to the l.
er of f i t ir; I i
cs the t: ru'vr t s.j'iare Jet t t-
its pa;:. e---t Coo ssunre f. 1 1
1 C :'. ;.
VI ga!!i.-:i for two coats.
. iMMud as to the exact qtiantity it will
11 practical purprscs. Should the surface
;:ilii-e: if rough and porous tin. re.
method of combining paint
regularity; dries with a rich, glossj
I: never separates, is always ready fur
T It caa be applied by any one