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ftNTSHKD AT TKK POfT OKKlC- IS CA1K0, IL-
USOrS, A SECOND-CLAM MATTER.
Omi'UL PAMCBOE ALKXA.NDKB COUNTY,
Krne-t II. ThilKik, City Editor,
Sis ai Omrt,
Caibo, III.. Jnno 10, ISHO.
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SPECIAL LOCAL ITEMS.
Notice in tbt column, five cents pur line, each
Three cows with young calves, at 0. M
, Alden's commission house, No. 78 Ohio
PICNIC ON SUNDAY NEXT.
The Comique baud will give a picnic at
Cunningham's strove on Sunday, the 4th of
July. Harry Walker is manager, and will
ace to it that good order and general good
feeling prevails. The price is as usual, 25
cents for the round trip, and trains will run
between here and the grounds almost con
tinuously, leaving Cairo at 9:00 and 10:30
. tn., 1:30, 2:30, 3:30,7:00, 8:00 and 9:00
p. m.; and leaving grounds for Cairo at
5:45 p. m 13 midnight and 1:00 a. m. on
the 5th. Tiain will leave Mound City at
2 KM) p. m., returning at 11:30 p.m. A
large dancing floor has been erected at
great expense to the managers. It is
smooth, and large enough to accommodate
all who wish to dance. A barge will be
' " grounds, from which a grand display of
, 'I fireworks will be made. Refreshments
J and other means ot enjoyment will be am
j pic. Don't forget the time. July-4th,
EXCURSION TO ST. LOUIS.
One of the chief attractions of the
Fourth of July to our people will be the
' excursion on the narrow gauge. It is got
' ten up by a number of our citizens who de
' sire to give those who wish to celebrate
that day elsewhere, an opportunity to do so
in the most satisfactory manner to them
selves. The fare for the round trip being
only three dollars everybody can afford to
50 and avail themselves of the rare oppor
tunity to see some of the grandest sights in
the United States. Outside ot the
' races, the grand display of fire
works and the numerous other at
tractions which St. Louis will hold out to
visitors, will be a sham battle, in which
persons only thoroughly acquainted with
the art of military tactics will take part.
This alone will be a sight worth the price
of the trip. The excursion is under the
management of Messrs. Phil. Saup, Chas.
Pink, Ed. Pink and Chas. EJicker, all per
eons upon whose management may be re
lied; and those who go will find they have
' entrusted themselves in safe hands. Re
turning trains will leave St. Louis on the
morning ot the Cth, arriving here at five
, p. m.
The dwelling containing 6 rooms, lately
occupied by John D. Mackie, and located
on Seventh street. It is in good repair,
and the location is pleasaut, being entirely
free from dust. Apply to
At Green, Wood & Bennett's office.
LEMONS! LEMONS! LEMONS!
Receiving on consignment a choice suite
, ted stock of Catania, Messina and Palermo
lemons, all fresh and direct from curgo of
steamer Ilansavalia, at New York, I offer
'them to the city and country trade, dupli
cating St. Louis, Cincinnati or New Or
leans invoices for the month of June or
-July. 8. E. Wilson,
.T. '. No. 83 Ohio Levee.
To my old customors an 1 as many nsw
ones who read this, greeting : I am pre
pared to deliver in any part of the city ice
of best quality and at the lowest possible
price. I respectfully solicit your patron
age and guiranteo satisfaction. Ice box on
Eighth street, next to Bristol's, open at all
hours, day or night. Orders filled either
from wagon or at the ic9 box.
, Jacou Klf.e.
ICE I ICE I PURE LAKE ICE!
F. M. Ward has entered the field again,
this season, with his ice wagons, and is
prepared, as formerly, to furnish pure
Jake ice, in any part of the city, every day,
in any quantity desired. Tho "fact that ho
give the business his personal super
vision, furnishes a guarantee that his pat
rons will be promptly, faithfully and satis
"8tock and variety of boots and
mhoes at C. Koch's, Commercial avenue
hoe store, between Fifth and Sixth streets.
We have just received aud now on hand the
largest stock of the best St. Louis and Cin
cinnati custom made goods ever brought to
this city, all styles and sizes in men, wo
men and children's shoes. Having recently
refitted and enlarged our store more con-
Teniently we now curry the largest stock of
nana maue work in the city at the lowest
. possible prices. Our motto is large sales
and small profits. Also always on hand a
complete stock ot leather and findings at
the lowest prices. Call around when in
; peed of any goods in our lino for bargains
; ; ICE CREAM.
: ; The undersigned will, on and after
Hay 1st, be prepared to turnish our citi
aens a nrsi rate quality oi ice cream,
equal iu every way to that furnished in
,; Chicago, made fresh dally, and furnished
in freezer, from one gallon upwards; deliv-
, ereato any part ot trie city. This cream it
made by an experienced artist and cannot
tail to give satisfaction on trial. Orders
left at ice uousc, comer Eighth and Levee,
will receive prompt atteution. Will be fur-
; fished at $1.25 per gallon in quantities from
, i fleauoaupwaruf. uon-uru.WETT,
'?,,!',;:;;;.':,;''.: v; "' .' Agent.
It is a happily established fact that Fel
lows' Compound gyrup ot Ilypophosphites
will retard vital consumption, increase In
voluntary muscular powor and thereby
hardea the organs, promote vitality and
facilitate restoration. It consequently pos
sesses the wonderful property of prolong
ing human life.
A Great Enterprise -The Hop Bitters
manufacturing company is one of Roches
ter's greatest business enterprises. Their
Hop Bitters have reached a sale beyond all
precedent, having from their intrinsic value
found their way into almost every house
hold in the land. Graphic.
THE ELECTRO-VAPOR BATHS.
Are you or any of your friends suffering
Iroui nervous debility, neuralgia, rlieuma
tism, dyspepsia, constipation, disease of the
liver or kidneys, female weaknesses, dulls
and fever, Bcrofula, or any diseases of the
, l f !
skid, mercurial, icau or wiusay poisuuiug,
or any disease, either acute or chronic,
which you have dispaired ot ever curing by
the use of drugs? Do not think there is no
relief for vou until vou have tried the
Electro-Vapor baths, and you will be as
tonished and gratified at the result you
will so speedily obtain at such a trifling
cost. These baths have been tried and are
endorsed by many ot our most prominent
citizens. They are the universal favorite of
the ladies. They clear the complexion ana
give a buoyancy and elasticity to the step,
winch nothing else will impart. AdmiuiS'
tered daily af the office of Dr. Marean, No
140 Commercial avenue, between Eighth
and Ninth streets, over Black's shoe store.
lady always in attandance to receive
GENERAL LOCAL ITEMS.
Notice In thee
column, ton cents per line,
Gen. Hancock never took a Credit Mo-
- -Gen. Hancock had nothing to do with
the DeGolyer paving contract.
Hon. William H. English is not a dis
graced civil servant.
The whole circus, from A to izzard,
put up at the hotel de Winter.
John Robinson's show was but slimly
attended yesterday, ou account of the rain.
Refreshments will be plentiful, various
and of the best quality, at Cunningham's
Grove on the coming 4th.
The Radicals will try to hold a ratifi
cation meeting on the night of the 16th
inst at the court house.
-Mr. Elijah Dickerson, of Commercial
point, was in the city yesterday, and, we
presume, "took in,f the circus.
The Republican ticket is already
beaten, notwithstanding the monster efforts
of Demosthenes Davis in its favor.
Those who desire to rent a neat and
roomy dwelling, pleasantly situated, should
consult our "special notice ' column.
We understand that Mr. Al. Antrim is
the father of another baby, which made its
appearance in company with yesterday's
We have on hand a rhyme, written by
Sir. Thos. C. Grants, a colored Democrat.
eutit!ed,j"Hancock is the Man," which will
Col. Dan Rice lectures at Harrisburg
on Thursday, at Eldorado oa Friday, and
at McLeansboro on Situr lay. He is meet
ing with deserved success.
-The dancing floor at the Comique band's
picnic grounds is one of the chief attrac
tions, and one of the best string bands
will be had to furnish music, from morning
-The Grant men will say to the anti-
Grant men, after the election, "we told you
so," and will push the third term candidate
for 1834. They may then succeed in nom
inating him; but ah, then!
The Rough and Ready's large cannon
was yesterday evening taken to Paducah
on the Gus Fowler aud will assist the good
Democrats of that city in their ratification
meeting this evening.
The trains will ruu between here and
Cunningham's grove next Sunday almost
continuously, for the accommodation of
persons who may wish to httend the cele
bration oi the Comique band.
Mr. Barney Bartell, the tailor who has
been in the employ of Mr. John Antrim
for somo time and who has lately been
quite ill with the hemorrhage of the lungs
has been somewhat better of late, but it is
believed will not survive.
How would it do for the board of
health to emerge from its retirement and
hold a meeting. Although no great bene
fit could result from its meeting at the pres
ent time, such meeting would receive the
commendation of all.
The Democrats were to have held a
ratification at Mound City yesterday, but
owing to the bad weather, it is possible
that the meeting was postponed. Hon. W.
II. Green and Hon. John L ansden had con
sented to speak.
Harriett Bernard, a colored dame, was
yesterday, iu Justice Olmsted's office,
charged with being an inmate of a house
of ill-fame. She plead guilty, and was
fined, as she should have been. Officer
Duuker made the arrest.
Mr. Chester A. Arthur denies that he
is to withdraw from the race as vico-presi-deut.
The report evidently arose from the
fact that Schuyler Colfax is anxious to take
the place again, iu order that he may be
vindicated along with Garfield.
While Mr. John Koehlerwas in Cincin
nati he purchased a number of handsome
tables, of tha latest pattern, for his Eighth
street saloon, which will arrive in a day or
T1E 0A1LY CA1KO BULLETIN;
two. John Is determined to keep up with
the times, ail to uake his place the resort
in the city,
Grand barbecue at Hodges' Park, Sat'
urday, July 3d, will be given by B. F. Wil
burn. Mr. W. has secured special rates on
the regular trains for all who wish to at
tend. Train leaves St. Charlos hotel at
half-past nine a. m. and returns at six p
m. Fare for round trip 41 cents.
Mr. W. W. Luttrell, well-known by
nearly everybody in this city, is here on a
few days vacation from his merchantilo
pursuits. He is traveling agent for a large
stationary firm in Chicago and his routo
lies through Arkansas and Texas. He wil
resume his duties en the road in a day or
City Engineer Thrupp, in seeking the
proper grade for the sidewalk on Washing
ton avenue between Fourteenth and Eigh-
tecnth streets, found that the old walk was
considerably above the grade. The wark,
as now being reconstructed will be about
half a foot lower than the old walk and
will be up to the proper grade
The expenses of the Hancock boom at
Cincinnati were f 00. There is not a very
alarming amount of "bar'l" about that
It wouldn't pay one-half of the expenses
of getting one ot Sherman's negroe9 up
from the cotton fields of Mississippi, to say
nothing about the check to the kicker from
the everglades of Florida.
A quarrel arose yesterday between two
white women, who reside on Division
street, near the corner of Poplar, which re
sulted in a law suit. The women's names
are Dora Hagerty and Mary Jones and their
trial came up before Squire Osborn. Mary
Jones was fined five dollars and costs after
paying which she went home with ven
gence in her heart and green in her eye.
Our county treasurer, Mr. Miles W.
Parker, yesterday completed the assess
ments and turned over the books to the
proper officer. Mr. Parker's work, in re
gard to the assessments, has been very
thorough, gives the best of satisfaction to
even-body and reveals somo remarkable
and interesting figures, which we will pre
sent to the public to-morrow.
Mr. Smith, of the firm of Smith &
Brinkmeyer, and Phil Saup, have purchas
ed a large skiff or yawl, and painted her up
grandly. Like the "old ship of state," un
der the management of the Democracy ot
to-day, stie has "Hancock" on her bow to
lead her safely through the breakers into
the haven of safety and peace.
Not long ago we published an extract
from one of our Mt. Vernon exchanges
which stated that Mr. John Q. Harman had
left that city in search ot health, etc.
While Mr. John Koehler was at Cincinnati
he met Mr. Harman there, and we are
pleased to learn from him that Mr. II. was
rapidly regaining his health was, in fact,
looking as handsome as a peach and was as
happy as a lark.
The Catholic ladies of the city are,
and have been since day before yesterday,
giving a fair and supper in Mr. Louis Her
bert's hall on the corner of Tenth street
and Washington avenue. The ladies have
evidently been laboring hard to make the
attractions as numerous and irresistible as
possible, and judging from the throng that
has been constantly in attendance, we con
clude that tliey have succeeded to their
most sanguine expectations.
We have not mentioned the matter be
fore, because we tailed to make a note of it
at the time, that Mr. Michael Shcehan and
Miss Ellen Cummings were married at the
former's residence, by Father Masterson, on
Sunday evening last. Mr. Michael Shee-
han is the son of our fellow citizen, Mr.
John Sheehan. and is an industrious and de
serving young man.and one who is esteem
ed by his numerous friends and acquain
tances in this city. We always regarded
him as too handsome a flower to remain
unplucked at the wayside when leap year
came nrounu ana now find that we were
not mistaken in our belief.
A white woman, whose name we did
not learn, was yesterday forenoon relieved
of a pocket book containing five dollars
while witnessing a slight-of-hand perform
ance, at Robinson's show, which was given
outside of the tent. She carried her pock
et book in a side ptxiket, and being greatly
crowded by the mob about her the thief
was enabled to remove it without her
knowledge. After she left the crowd she
discov red her loss und notified the officers;
but, of course, looking f.r a thiet in so
large a crowd of men was equal to looking
for a needle in a hay stack, and the rascal
was not found.
We are almost daily asked, "have all
the thousand and one dogs In Cairo had
taxes paid on them?" We don't know.
We do know, however, that we meet in our
daily rounds any number of dogs, from
black aud tawny Newfoundland to gray
and white bull terriers, that wear neither
collar or tax-tag, as the law requires. If
their taxes are not paid, those who have
been obliged to pay their two dollars, or
see the dog catcher walk Carlo off to the
pound, have a right to inquire why others
are exempt, and ascertain the meaning of
this favoritism. "Fish for one and flesh for
another" is not a "square deal," even in a
matter of two-dollar dog tax.
We are npw in the dull season of bus
iness and can look ahead in the calm and
see where we are going. In the first place,
when the time comes for the full trade to
open there will be no want of capital.
THUKSUAY A1QKKING, : JtTLY Yt 1880.
Money is everywhere abundant; east, west,
north and south capitalists are complaining
or Having moro funds to invest than bor
rowers require The consequence is that
the use of.moncy can be had at a very low
rate. The coming fall trado has therefore,
in its favor, a full command of ample capi
tal, and, as it is money that makes the maro
go, that of itself opens a hopeful prospect.
Owing to the 6ver speculation that marked
the opening of the present year, Inducing
large importations, plentiful stocks ot home
and foreign products and manufactures are
lu readiness for the markets, and this plen
ty will bo a protection against extravagant
A number of our most popular and
cnegetic gentlemen have undertaken to fur
nish the amusement loving people of
Cairo an opportunity to enjoy themselves
on the evening of the 5th of July, by giv
ing a ball at Ilartman's Bpacious and mag
nificent hall. The best string band has
been engaged for the occasion, and arrange
menta have been made for a grand display
of fireworks from the balcony at 8 o'clock
p. m. The invitations for the event are al
ready in the hands of the printer, and will
probably be out to-day. AS heretofore the
hall will bo the great attraction on that day,
and it is to be hoped that all people who
feel an interest iu home enterprise will at
tend this feast of pleasure. The manage
ment is in the hands of the following
gentlemen: Committee of arrangements
W. Bradley, C. W. Henderson, C. M.
Howe, W. R. McCullough, P. G. Schuh, M.
P. Fulton, Herman Meyers, W. W. Wright
Frank L. Gallgher. Floor managers
Robert Uinkle, T. H. Shields, Chas. E.
Baughman, Jno. Haynes, C. P. Bell, M. D.
Lippett, E. L. Jenkins. Reception com
mitte M. B. Merriman, Jas. Weneer,
Ienry Wells. They are all competent and
worthy gentlemen and hence no apprehen
sion of failure in any particular will be
Mr. Potter says in last night's Argus
"It is probable that the state board of
health will have to obtain permission of
the general government before it can con
vert the custom house and postoffice into a
warehouse to store rosin in."
It is "probable" that our neighbor does
not know that the postoffice is not located in
the basement ot the custom house building
and that only the basement would be used
for the storage of the rosin referred to. It
is also "probable" that instead of having
to obtain the permission of the "general
government," before the rosin could be
stored in the basement, the permission of
Mr. Geo. Fisher would be all that would
be required and that that gentleman would
very cheerfully have given his permission.
But should he have refused to do so there
can be no earthly doubt but that it was
altogether "probable" that the rosin could
have been stored on the quarantine boat
located at this port, of which Dr. Rauch
had charge. And, finally, it is very proba
ble, indeed, that, judging from the love he
shows for Dr. Rauch, brother Potter will
wind up by marrying that very worthy
CORNER ON SLIPPERS.
The largest and finest selected stock of
lalies', misses and childrens1 sandals and
slippers ever before in the city, which we
are selling at a great reduction -23 cents
to 50 cents per pair, according to quality.
Ladies' goat Newport ties,$l.00;ladies'kid,
Newport ties, 1 1.25; misses' goat Newport
tics,83cents;Misses' kid Newport ties,f 1.00;
childrens' goat Newport ties, 75 to 1.00;
childrens' kid Newport ties, 75 to f 1.25;
ladies' goat 2-bows sandals, 1.00; ladies'
kid 2-bows sandals.$1.25;ladies'kid 2-strap
sandals, 1.50 to 2.75; ladies' kid 4 and
5-strap sandals, 3.25 to 3.50; misses'
goat 2-strap sandals, 1.00; misses' kid
2-strap sandals, 1.25 to 2.50; childrens
kid 2-strap sandals, 90 to 1.50; childrens'
kid 4-strap sandals, 1.00 to $1.50. Our
custom goods, for men, boys and youths,
are unexcelled, and we are offering special
bargains in all lines of our goods.
Citv Shoe Store.
PROBABLY "GONE FOR GOOD."
Ex-Alderman James Kynaston left the
city on the evening of Sunday, the 20th
of June, telling his wife when he started
that he was going to Du Quom to buy cat
tle, but has not been directly heard from
since that time. We havo been aware of
his absence from the start, and heard the
various rumors which were from time to
time circulated concerning his absence,
but did not mention them be
cause we believed them unfounded,
and confidently believed he would return.
But since he has not yet put ia an appear
ance and has not written to his family,
the inevitable conclusion to which the pub
lic and especially liis creditors have come
to is that he will not again return to Cairo.
As wo have said before, he has been ab
seut one week since Sunday last. A few
days before he left the city he borrowed
three hundred dollars from Mr. John
Smith, of this city; two hundred and fifty
dollars from Mr. Bagsby, of Olmsted; two
hundred dollars from Mr. C. S. Redman, of
Vienna, and besides this sold a car loud of
cattle for cash and obtained money from
various other sources, so that he had ou his
person, when he left here, in the neighbor!
hood of one thousand dollars. When he
left his wife he told her that it was his in
tention to go to Du Quoin and buy cattle
aud that he would return ou tho evening of
the next day. That time arrived but he
did not put in his appearance
and it was believed that busi-
THE PALACE CLOTHING HOUSE.
Have on hand and are now offering for sale
the finest stock of
To bo found in tho Citv.
Their Assortment ot
Is the largest and most
We have a full line of all styles and qualities
of WHITE VESTS. Call and see them and learo prices.
No. 108 Commercial Avenue ISTo. 108
ness had delayed him. A few
more days passed and his friends began to
fear that he had been foully dealt with, but
this fear was allayed by the report that he
had been seen in St. Louis by Mr. Keefe,
the conductor on the narrow gauge rail
road. Mr. Keefe reported that he had met
Mr. Kynaston at the Everett house in St.
Louis, and that he was accompanied by a
lady; that by way of explanation Mr. Kyn
aston had told him that the lady wasi rel
ative of his; that he had met her in St.
Louis and was accompaning her to Kansas
City where she resided. Mr. Keefe.
being a disinterested party, this explana
tion was, of course, satisfactory to him.
but his suspicions were aroused by Mr.
Kynastou's immediate and hurried depart
ure and by the fact that he would not have
his baggage checked for any particalar
place in his presence. The discription Mr.
Keefe gave he of t yeung lady, proved
without a shadow of a doubt, that she was
Miss Annie Kendall. So much being
known it was at once remembered that
Mr. Kynaston had of late frequently hired
a horse ana closea carnage from the
livery stable of Mr. Lee Hoicourt and
that he had always ordered the same to be
driven back of the Mississippi levee und
tied to a certain post where he would then
go to receivs it. "Of course," says Mr.
Boicourt, "this looked suspicious, but I re
ceived my pay and it was none of my busi
ness." It was also remembered that the
young lady had been in the habit of pay
ing frequent visits to Mr.K.'s shop on Com
mercial, near Twentieth street, and when
about three weeks ago, she left the city af
ter having wrongfully drawn about
three thousand dollars of her
mother's money, that laiy
is reported to have publicly declared that
Mr. Kynaston would follow her daughter
in the course of three weeks. But whether
or not these rumors are true we do
not know. We are, in fact, inclined
to disbelieve them, since Mr. Kynaston was
greatly attached to his children, of whom
he has five the youngest being about six
months old, and the eldest about ten years
old. There is, however, one remarkable fea
ture about the affair, and that is, that he
bid adieu to his wife on the very day iu
the year on which he was married to her.
ne left the books of his business undis
turbed and it is calculated that he is in
debted to the extent of about twenty-two
hundred dollars. He has a sufficient
amount of money due him from various
parties to twice cover this amount, but
these are unable to pay him and nothing
can be made out ot them by law. A note
of three hundred dollars, against him, on
which Messrs. C. O. Putier and C. M.
Osterloh were sureties, fell due the
latter part of last week and
will probably have to be satisfied
by those gentlemen.
Mr. Kynaston has always been regarded
as one of the most honest and upright men
in Cairo a man who was never known to
break his word and whose only failing was
that he was unable to refuse credit to un
worthy persons who asked it. He luis
formerly stood high iuthis community, and
his creditors, even uow, assert that if he
will return and devote himself to his busi
ness they will assist him in again building
up a good trade.
NAPOLEON III AND DAN RICE. '
AN INTKHESTIM1 SKKTf'H OF A GAME OF1
CAKD8 1'I.AYED 11 Y THKSKTWO WORTHIES.
The below sketch which we promised to
publish in The Bulletin some time ago
has been kindly furnished us by Col. Dan.
Rice, and will be found of interest to our
readers, since most of them arc personally
acquainted with the Colonel and all know
him by reputation;
"In 18JJ0 I was a race rider on Long Is
land, New York, for John C. Stevens.
Isaac Vnlcer was tho trainer. After exer
cising DoBoras, a four year old, and giving
him a big sweat, he showed lameness. Ho
was entered tor a post stake, a single dash
of two miles. Vanleer sent me on horse
back to Now York with a letter to Mr.
Stevens giving full particulars of the lame
complete stock ever brought
ness, advising his withdrawal from the
I arrived in New York, dismounted iu
front of the Hotel de Paris, located, I
think, at the corner ot Broadway and Leon
ard streets, inquired for and was shown up
to Mr. Stevens', private parlor, where I
found a party of the most distinguished
gentlemen of New York sitting around a
table playing a game of "draw." FiM,
was the celebrated Duff Green, et New
York, a great turfman ; Moccasin Jackson,
ot New York, the owner of Bucktail, the
first great trotter ever taken to England;
Harry Severn, said to be the handsomest
man in New York, and owner of Oneida
Chief, the fastest pacing horse in the world
of that day, or since I myself riding him a
mile ou Long Island track in
two minutes and eight sec
onds; of course I was light weight.
He was a beautiful chesnut sorrel W4
hands high.blaze face.four white legs. This
was a trial race against time, his owner
could get no matches in this couutry so
sent him to England with "Bucktail"
where he was sold to Lord Elkton for a
large sum. Then came Billip Semon ot
Staten Island, owner of Dustyfoot, a run
ning horse whom I afterwards rode through
the western couutry, which gave rise to the
nick-name "Dan Dustyleot." by which I
was known in sporting circles. Next the
distinguished Walter Livington of Oyster
Bay, Long Island, eminent foi his learning
and his love of the turf, and owner of
"April Foil" who I rode two mile heats on
Long Iiland against "Dosoras" and
"Aeniilas," who, in disposition and tcmprr
ment was like his Greek name-sake, high
mettled and vicious. Next was Col.EUiotf ,
tho owner of the ruaning mare "Betsy
Ransom," a gentleman who at that day be
came somewhat notorious because ot a
wager of 5,000 made that he woulJ marry
the celebrated prenime danseuse, Mme.
Celeste within twenty-four hours after be
ing introduced to her. She made her first
appearance - iu America at the Bowery
theatre, creating an extraordinary favor as
the queen of terpischore. On her third ap
pearance Elliott was introduced and won
She had a child by him, a daughter, sub
sequently. I traveled a short distance with
them in the West.
I rememljer well several times of having
the little darling on my lap, while the
mother was on the stage. Elliott and her
livt-d unhappily together, because of his
dissipated habits. I saw that noble mother
for the last time at Wheeling, Virginia.
I learned that the daughter, after being
thoroughly schooled and cultured, married
a most estimable gentleman in Baltimore,
Md. Mr. Stevens arose from the table
when I handed him the letter, and said,
"Gentlemen, excuse me for a short time, I
have a matter of much importance to attend
to," and in a pleasant mauncr, remarked,
"my boy, here, will play ury hand in. my
absence," he knowing well that all race
horse Imys could play onrJs. I was about
to take his chair, when he said, "allow mo
to introduce you to my leading rider,"
each gentleman shaking hands, including
an odd looking, and, to me, an eccentric
looking individual, whom they called
"Count Louis," who was a guest of Mr.
Stevens. The play went on. I won threo
straight games; it came my deal. Count
Louis drew from Mr. Stevens' pile of
checks, and "staked" a big blind. I "put
up" the cards while all were laughing at the
distinguished Frenchman's bud English.
I raked iu the pile just as Mr. Stevens re
turned, handing me a large sized letter,
when I said, "Boss I have increased your
pile, which I'could have made still lurgcr,
if 'Dosoras' hud not got lame, this gentle
nmn," pointing to Count Louis, "drew
twenty dollars worth of checks."
"AH right my little man," said Mr.
Stevens, "it shall be yours, out, oui, gascon,
cy'm bye, I pay you morn as dat."
This was the refugee, afterwards Napo
leon Third, emperor ot Franco. Ho died
a my debt; peace to his remains. Liko
ihim, I too have found my Sedan!
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