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THE DAILY CAIRO BULLETIN; FRIDAY MORNING, JULY 30, ' 1380. -
THE DAILY BULLETIK
ENTERED AT THE POST OFFICE IN CAIHO, IL
LtKOIS, AS SECOND-CLASS MATTER.
OFFICIAL PArKROF ALEXANDER COUNTY,
Ernmt II. Thlelecke, City Kdltor.
OnlyMornlnir Daily in Southern Illinois.
TABER BRO'S Manufacturing Jewelers,
No. 123 Commercial five., Cairo, 111.
LOCAL WEATHER REPORT.
Sioftit Omni, I
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Vtme. Bar. Thar. Hum. Wind. Vel Weather.
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Maxima Temoemture. ws: Minimum Tern-
peratare. : Ruiufall O.K. Inch.
River 13 feet 5 incuee. Fall TJinclies
W. II. RAY,
Sere't Signal Corns. V. 8. A.
SPECIAL LOCAL ITEMS.
Notice In Ibis column, five cents per line, each
Choice standard A coffee sugar for if 1.00,
' at New York Store.
Mr. Fred Koehler opened his meat
market on the corner of Nineteenth and
Poplar Saturday last and displayed an im
mense quantity of the choicest meats of all
kinds. Having furnished, our citizens with
meats as far back as the memory of man
( reaches, he is acquainted with the their
needs and wishes and has made a practice
of catering to their wants. He buys only
the best and healthiest stock in large num
bers and therefore his patrons are assured,
when purchasing Irora him, that they re
ceivo the most wholesome meats at reason
able rates. The place, corner of Nine
teenth and Poplar, should not be forgotten.
CARRIAGES AND WAGONS.
. Joseph L. Baker is prepared to receive
orders for all kinds ot carriages, buggies
"wagons etc., and guarantees satisfaction in
all cases. Shop commercial avenue below
QUICK AND RELIABLE.
Uo to Joseph L. Bakers, shop commer
cial avenue, below Ctli street, if you want
carriage and wagon work of the best mate
rial, good workmanship and done on short
ootice with quick dispatch.
Forty tubs choice Ruston butter by ex
press. Twenty-live cadiea, 9 pounds each
, i'or family use, at New York Store.
RANGE FOR SALE.
A twelve foot second hand rane in two
sections of six feet each. Apply to or nd-
V11V39 UUpUlJUtUUUbUl illliiWl. k.'l'U,tll.u
Hospital for Insane, Anna. Illinois.
Al. Antrim has opened a tailoring and
' general repairing establishment where
will be done on short notice. He will carry
a full line of piece goods, and manufacture
suits to order, guaranteeing satisfaction.
. Shop in Alba's new building on Commer
. ICE! ICE! PURE LAKE ICE1
F. M. Ward has entered the field again,
1 this season, with his ice wagons, and is
prepared, as formerly, to furnish pure
lake ice, in any part of the city, every day,
ia any quantity desired. The fact that lie
give the business his personal super
vision, furnishes a guarantee that his pat-
,' tons will be promptly, faithfully and satis-
' factorily served.
Percale print for $1.00, at New York
THE ELECTRO-VAPOR BATHS.
Are you or any of your friends sufl'ering
"from nervous debility, neuralgia, rheuma
tism, dyspepsia, constipation, disease of the
liver or kidneys, female weaknesses, chills
ekin, mercurial, lead or whisky poisoning,
or any disease, either acute or chronic,
which you have dispaircd ot ever curing by
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iuo use vi uiuuii inn i.iinu. uini; is uij
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icuci lur you uuui you uuvu ixiuu uiu
Electro-Vapor baths, and you will be as--tonished
and gratified at the result you
;will so speedily obtain at such a trilling
wsi. ueoe umus uave neon men auu are
pnilorspit hv mnnp nt nnr mm nmrnlnnnf
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; citizens. They are the universal favorite of
. ' the ladies. They clear the complexion and
.; give a buoyancy and elasticity to the step,
which nothing else will impart. Adminis
tered daily at the office of Dr. Mireau, No.
140 Commercial avenue, between Eighth
i and Itintu streets, over Black's shoe store.
. A lady always in attendance to receive
Stock and variety of boots and
ohoes at C. Koch's, Commercial avenue
hoe tore, between Fifth and Sixth streets.
; i We have Just received and now on hand the
'.. largest stock of the best St. Louis and Cin
cinnati custom made goods ever brought to
, till city, all styles and sizes in men, wo-
. . I i. :i .1 ... i tr.!
-,- oca ami vuuuivu d buucb. iiaviux recently
IPifltted and enlargod our store more con-
Smfonflir wn now rnrrv flin nrrpt atrvlr nf
Sand riiuIa work in the oirv at tho ton-put
possible prices. Our motto is large sales
rad small profit. Also always on hand a
'-taplete stock ot leather and findings at
ll$ lowest prices. Call around when iu
CJsJ of ay goods in our line for bargains
Wm. Davidson, Eighth street, is agent
tor Wm. L. Perkins & Co's celebrated Mar
bloized Mantles and Grates. They nro ele
gant. ICE CREAM.
Tim nndfrsirrnpii will, on and after
Mm- 1r tin nnnared to turnish our citi
zens a first rate quality of ice cream,
equal in every way to taat luruisncu u
Chicago, made fresh daily, and furnished
in freezer, from one gallon upwards ; deliy
proi 1 tr, nnv nnrt f tlin ritv. This nrcam ii
made by an experienced artist and cannot
lau to give sutisiaciion on inai, uiuh:
left at ice house, corner Eighth and Levee
will rori'ivp nrimnt nrtnnt-inn. Will be flir
nished at $1.23 per gallon in quantities from
one gallon upwards, kodekt iie bi ,
A thorough tired short horn bull. Four
years old. Apply or address Superintend
cnt Illinois Southern Hospital tor Insane
THREE THOUSAND rOUJfDS.
Just received at New York Store, 3,000
pounds of Bouquet hams best ia the
GENERAL LOCAL NEWS.
Notlcoi In those columns, ten cents per line,
each Insertion. Markea
Mr. Pat. Fitzgerald has gone to St.
Alderman E. B. Pettit is expected to
return from Crittenden Springs to-day. '
Just received a large invoice of No. 0
envelopes at The Bulletin office.
The Roosters hold their regular meet
ing to-night. A large attendance is de
sired. Miss Montie Metcalf has gone to
Goose Island on a week's visit to Miss
We offer a bargain iu Irish linen let
ter and note paper, the best ever brought
to this market. Must make room for new
A pleasant select gathering took place
at the residence ot Mr. Chas. Gabgher yes
terday evening, in honor of Mrs.. Rabb, of
The Reform club holds its regular
meeting to-night. Whether or not speakers
from abroad have been secured deponent
Judge Mulkey, who has been abroad
for quite a while, in search of health, re
turned to this city yesterday, having found
what he sought for. He looks well, indeed,
and feels ditto.
We wouldn't bo a bit surprised if the
Chicago people, out of envy of New York
and Tanner, were to start a forty day drunk
tuurnamentChicago, doubtless,has enough
home talent to take the cake.
Mr. Goetze, the card writer is meeting
with flattering success. His prices are so
low and his work so fine and artistic, that
it needs but a glance at his specimens in
Coming's book store to gain him an order
for card writing.
Only one case a double case occu
pied the attention of the police courts yes
terday. It was that of a man and woman
who had been arrested by Officer Lally for
drunkenness. Justice Olmsted fiue each of
the sinners two dollars and costs.
The construction of the Cairo and Vin
cennes freight house on the corner of Sec
ond street and commercial avenue, is rapid
ly progressing. The old freight house is
already being torn down and the best lum
ber it contains is being used in the con
struction of the new building.
A country wagon, or some other ve
hicle, yesterday played havoc with Mr.
Wm. McIIale's buggy by running into it
and breaking one of the wheels. It is suid
that Mac, without the tear of God or pur
gatory before his eyes, freely expressed his
opinion of the affair.
It was'expected that Judge Ilarker
would commence court here yesterday to
hear the case of Pollock and Lewis vs.
Grauditaff, in which about sixteen hundred
dollars are involved. But the Judge merely
passed through the city, going to DuQuoin,
thereby disappointing the parties involved
in the suit.
We had a call yesterday from Mr. I.
A. Swartz, ot the firm of Bergstresser &
Swartz' publishers of the "River Record,''
a journal published every Staurday iu the j
interest of the western rivers, the coal
trade, steamboatmeu aud general shipping
interests. The Record is handsomely
printed and of iuestimable value tq the
Officer Lally is at present one of the
most wide awake men on the police force
iu the city. In sajing this we are not
actuated by a desire to flatter him, but say
so because the facts Justify the statement.
He has of late deposited more criminals
in the county jail than any other man and
not only this, but has secured the convic
tion ot most of them.
A horae attached to a drny, both be
longing to Stephen Bradly, ran away yes
terday forcnoou. He started Irotu the
Illinois Central railroad pasenger depot,
and ran down the sidewalk on the north
side of Second street to Commercial ave
nue. Leaving the broken sidewalk railing
near the levee. Out of the account no
damage was done.
At the council meeting last night
nothing of special interest was transacted.
The following appropriations for the com
ing fiscal year were made: For salaries,
$10,000; for sidewalks, $3,000; for street
improvement, $13,000; lor drainage, $3,000;
for fire department, $3,500; for board of
health, $300; for city clerk's office, $250;
for election expense, $100; jail, $1,500; for
printing, $300; for interest on new bonds,
$10,200; contingent, $200 and for improve
mcnts on railroad strip, $100.
Mr. Chas. M. nowe and family are at
Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. In order to keep
tho world (Cairo world) nearer to him, Mr,
nowe ordered The Dailt Bulletin mailed
regularly to his address. In this connec
tion we may say to our citizens, who pro
poso spending any part ot the summer
away from home, to "go and do likewise."
The Bclletix will be mailed to them
daily, postage prepaid, making them feel
less "like a stranger in a strange land''
when they return.
Judge Geo. Olmstod has been busy for
the last two or three days preparing the
report of the committee, which was some
time ago appointed by the city council to
ascertain to what extent the property in
front of which new sidewalks have been'
and are to be built, will be benefitted, and
what portion of the cost each property
holder is to bear. The report will be filed
with the city clerk to-day, but will not be
acted upon until next November.
Mr. Henry Winter commonly called
"Jack" Winter is one of the active men
of the Greenback party in this district.
But while this is so, it is reported of him
that he has donated two dollars to the
Democratic Rooster's club and desires to
see that organization prosper. "Jack" is, so
to speak, a man of the people, who desires
everybody's prosperity as much as his own
and will therefore work for the Greenback
party, assist the Democratic party financial
ly and vote the Republican ticket on the
second of November. All of which he has
an undoubted rtoht to do.
A man, named James Grammer, who
has been in the saloon business iu Jones
boro for some time, sold his saloou a few
days ago and came to this city day before
yesterday, with somewhat over two hun
dred dollars in his pocket. Upon his ar
rival here he paid frequent visits to our sa
loons and by nine o'clock at night was in a
beastly state of intoxication. He was yes
terday morning found lying in front of
Winter's gallery and upon ' being
aroused searched his pockets and found
himself minus his money, a good watch and
pistol. Chief Robinson intorms us that no
clue has so far been found to the thieves.
The pond near Thirty-eighth street on
Commercial avenue, known as "Williams'
pond," which has been an eve sore to the
people of the Fifth ward for years, is to be
drained. Having no outlet, the water be
comes stagnant every summer and is liable
to cause disease. The city has at last un
dertaken the job of ridding the neighbor
hood and the city of its injurious influences
by having a ditch dug from it to Thirty-
second street where the water will be con
ducted through a sewer into the river. The
earth thrown out of the ditch is utilized in
building a wagon road over the swampy
place through which it runs.
The delegates to the Republican con
gressional convention left yesterday morn
ing at three o'clock on the Illinois Central
for Du Quoin where the convention was
held. They were accompanied by a motley
crowd of' colored worshippers and Cau
casian candidates for county offices witn
faces as long as the linen dusters they wore.
Probably they regretted the extreme prob
ability of Thomas' re-nomination at Du
Quoin. But there is no use in makiDg faces.
Thomas has the instructions of eight of the
tea counties in the district, hence his nomi
nation is a fact, and. bitter as it is, our dis
contented Republican brethren must swal
low the dose.
The Archery club's practice was well
attended last night, but iu order to shoot
the regular thirty arrows, tho practice was
prolonged until after dark, making the
score much les3 than it should be. The most
artistic shots were made by Harry Hughes.
He tried twice, and each arrow caromed on
the fence and struck the target, a feat that
no archer present succeeded in performing.
The "bull's eye" was struck four times by
Mrs. Burnett, once by Miss Armstrong,
three times by Miss Mollio Riley, fivetime3
by Mr. Burnett, once by Mr. Penuebakef,
and twice by Miss Ella Bobbins. The
score stood: Mrs. Burnett, 92; Miss Arm
strong, 112; Miss Mollio Riley, 80; Mr.
Buruett, 135; Miss Eftio Coleman, 30; Mr.
Penocbaker, 04; Miss Annie Riley, 32, and
Miss Ella Robbins, 112.
A prominent citizen of Cairo, who has
some plantation possessions down south,
and who has been sojourning dowu there
for several months attending to his cotton
and corn crops, reports prospects for that
part of tho country as brilliant. He says
everybody is hard at work, Including the
negroes, and that the yield ot cotton this
year will bo all that can be desired. The
negroes, he suy, are all at work, making
plenty of money and are happy. There is
no doubt but that those of the southern
negroes who hoed tho sham inducement
held out by tho white Republicans
schemers, nud emigrate to Indiana and
Illinois.aro not of that class, who would do
an honest day's work if they were offered
it, and are fit only to servo the purpose for
which their political masters wish to use
The Republican papers are already
concocting lies about Tom Ilellman. The J
Sparta Plaindcgler says that Hcilman has
earned tho titlo of "Judge" by serving
his county several terms a county
commissioner and that he was the
only man to bo found in the
district who could be used by Judge Allen
This entire statement is false and exhibits
a disposition to slander a good man for no
other reason than to make political capital
It is a well known fact that Judge Heil
man has been county judge of Union county
for a number of years and that ho did not
earn the title of "Judge," by being county
commissioner. The matter would be one
of no consequence even if the Judge
had earned his title in tho
manner the Plaindealcr says,
and 1 under the circumstances it simply
shows what silly twaddle the Republican
journals are driven to in their attemnts to
defame the Judge. Tho statement that he
was tho only man who could be used by
Judge Allen, is silly in the extreme, and
at it, even the Radicals will smile iucrcd
ulouly. It is a well known fact that Judge
Allen favored tho nomination of Graham
and not Heilman.
We mentioned some days ago that
the Illinois Central Railroad company was
removing tho old warehouse from above
the elevator, down to a point on Ohio
levee opposite the company's passenger
depot. The work has steadily progressed
until now all but the lower floor is gone.
Twenty-eight laborers and twenty carpen
ters have been at work tearing it down,
removing the timbers to the new site, and
preparing to re-erect it there. When this
undertaking has been accomplished the
company will, so we are informed by Mr.
G. F. Jenkins, the foreman, commence the
erection upon the spot where the ware
house stood, one of the largest elevators in
the state ot Illinois.. An extra Lrce of
hands will be employed to hasten the work
of re-building the warehouse, and then
work on the elevator will be begun.
A stone foundation is to be buiit
for it and piles will be driven in
order to render it inon secure agaiust
the washing of the river. Mr. Jenkins
says the building will be equal In capacity
and completeness to 'any of its kind in the
city of Chicago. It is to be two hundred
and fifty feet long; one hundred feet wide,
and one hundred and twenty-six teet high.
The machinery and inuer arrangement is to
be Of the latest improved and so complete
in all its appointments that it will compare
favorably with any elevator in the country.
Four tracks are to pass through the build
ing, so that cars can be switched off of the
main track into it and there be unloaded or
loaded as may be desired. It is to be so
arranged that the grain, after having been
elevatid, can be run into sacks,
cars, or barges on the river.
On the whole, the building,
if built according to the plan as given us,
will be a credit to the city and the com
pany and prove quite an addition from a
commercial stand-point. Our facilities for
handling gruiu are not nearly ample, and
hence much of the grain that goes south
must either be delayed here, as was the
case last winter, go through by rail, or
pass U3 by. The completion ot the new el
evator will furnish ample handling capacity
for all the grain tiiat may be sent us, and
will cause more to come this way than
would be the case were no such induce
We observe recently a feeling of ner
vous anxiety in the minds of some people
because of the fact, now established, that
the year 1830 is to prove another of boun
tiful supply in all the great food staples,
Most of our exchanges are more or less fill
ed with predictions based upon statistics of
production at home and abroad, aud ill
considered propositions growing out of the
same. The average merchant who ought
to be, but seldom is, a political economist
predicts a great depression in values,
upon tho assumption that there must
necessarily bo this year a large
unmarketable surplus. This thing has
been so dinned into our ears that in com
mon with others we have half believed it.
In the meantime it is observed that the
markets steadily maintain themselvs on a
very satisfactory basis, and evidences mul
tiply that the country is not only prosper
ous now, but likely to continue so; in a
word, that this country has reached a
condition that enables it to undersell
all others in many Una of manufactur
ing, and iu all agricultural staples. Wo
may have tty accept lower prices than woro
obtained last year, lower, possibly, than
are obtained at the present moment but
the fact has generally been overlooked that
values for the past two or throe years have
been maximiuin and and not minimum, and
that the outlook in the gloomiest pictures
drawn, does not justify the belief that
values for any of the irreat life-supporting
staples will fall so materially as to impair
tho ceneral prosperity.
For a lackof anything more interesting
to write about, we may be permitted to say
a word about the telephone. This won
derful invention is gaining popularity
every day. Iu less than tivo years every
well regulated family will have a tele
phono. They will bo considered as indis
pensable a3 a sewing machiue, and the
business mau without oue will be classed
with tho old fogy who has uo use for rail
roads and telegraphs. A dispatch from
Washington, dated. July 2lst, to the Cin
cinnati Commercial, says that up
application for a patent was filed
on that clay, that, iu consequence
of its vastness of interests, ns
well as wealth of prospects, renders it
a subject of natioual interest. A company
of leading busiuoss men has hiea formed
L that has bought up all tho telephone patents
antedating those now in use, and known as
the Bell, Gray and Edison patients. The
company is composed of leading business
men trora all sections ot the country, Cin
cinnati being largely represented aud inter
csted. The cash capital of the company is
five million dollars, with headquarters in
New York, and in about sixty days they
will open up the telephone, which will cer
tainly result in tne driving out
of all telephones . in themar-
ket, save the ones they hold, or else
compelling the Gray, Bell and Edison liucs
to pay the new company a munificent roy
alty. It appears from the testimony now
on file and Iu possession of the new com
pany, which is conclusive and exhaustive,
that the inventor of the telephone is a poor
mechanic, living near Harrisburg, Peunsyl
vania, named Daniel Drowbaugh. Owing
to his poverty he was unable to rush his
patent on the market. The new
company have secured and are sole
possessors of this invention, antedating those
now in use. They are also owners of four
patents tor telephones issued to Mr.
Kleinin, of New York. A large uumber of
capitalists were in Washington last week
to see to the filing of the application, and
they assert, with a positiveuess that is al
most convincing, that it will not be long
till they have entire charge of the tele
phones, not only in this country, but in the
world, and that they will be able to estab
lish lines by which messages can be trans
mitted fur almost a sous'.
THOMAS' EO.ECTIUC OIL.
FCIlTnEU EVIDENCE IN BKOAHD TO THE
MEUITS OF THIS VALUABLE MEDICINE.
Buflalo Commercial AJvcrti-'T
The following letter is a bon'i fide docu
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writer as a testimonial of gratitude:
Creek Centre, Warren Co.. N. Y., (
March 23. lTi.
M!m Foster. Milba.ro & Co., BtjffU. N T :
Dear Srus I am happy to be able to
write to you. I was troubled with asthma
lor four years before using your Ecloctric
Oil; aud tor many nights after retiring, I
had to sit up in bed, my sufferings being
intense, while the cough was so severe that
tu-3 bed clotliinr would be wet and saturat
ed with perspiration. My wife heariug rf
your Eclectric Oil, sent to Madison Co.. N.
Y., for a bottle of it, but 'I ha 1 taken so
much medicine without benefit, that I had
no confidence in drugs, and so f ir some
time it lay without being tried At last
my wife insisted on my u-ing it, and I was
persuaded to do so. The first do; relieve 1
me considerably, and I continued taking it
in small doses for a few days. I took two
buttles in ali, which effected a complete
and perfect cure, as I have not had any at
tack now for nearly a year. I li&re rec
ommended the Electric Oil since to many
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A LETTER FROM GRANDPA.
About a fortnight ago, you remember,
you put a piece iu your paper written hv
Grandma. She was writitg about the
folks what go away to spend the summer.
Now I want to say. if you will print my
piece, that I think Grandma is right in
what she says iu general and in every
particular. She is old, as she says, and not
high learned but she knows
some things as well as any
body and she can tell them tou. She
writes real well as you know, for an old
person, but she talks better than she writes.
I wish the old lady would get you to print
more pieces, I thiuk it would do cur people
good to read them.
I am old, too, but I believe if I can do
any good it is my duty to do it, cither by
tongue or pen,
Wheu I walk out in town, which I
do most every day, and see the
nice houses shut up and left to the rats
and mice; and roaches and crickets and
know the wife aud mother is gone with the
babies somewhere and fretting herself to
death hunting pleasure and worrying her
self sick, seeking health and just tor the
sake of a little style I say it is to bad.
And then the poor babies dragged through
the hot sun aud exposed to the dust aud
smoke and heat of the railroad trams; the
mother suffering from change of water and
nud diet and from exposure
it is no wou ler that the poor little dears
get sick aud the father has to be sent for to
go aud help take care of them while they
live and bury them when they die.
When these folks have lived as long in
the world as I have, they will see
that they have been paying too
high a price for style and they will let com
mon sense have fair play, and stay at home
during the "heated term" where they can
have the comforts of life and thus save their
own health aud the lives of (heir children.
Now, Mr. Editor, I hope you will give
this a place in your valuably paper because
you are in the habit of exposing wrong and
trying to do good, and this is right iu your
line of work, and then if you don't put it
iu yours I will have to take it to one of
them little eveniug papers aud I don't want
to do that fur I want everybody to see ft.
My hand trembles and is tired and I must
quit now; maybo some time I will try to
write something about raising girls.
At HoMK-during the hot weather.
Jar 29th, 1880.
A sriCY letter from donoola fcll o?
POLITICAL AND OTHER I'EWS.
Donoola, Tuesday July 27th, 1880.
As usual, this morning, I lound The
Cairo Bulletin in box 83. It was "tu
once" taken out and an attempt made to
examine its columns, but tho attempt was
futilo, and why? because thero were so
many peeping over my shoulder, to get a
glimpse of Cairo news, "Old Trim" was
compellod to "scoot" for his domicile,,
where he could enjoy the paper alone. It
is evening now, and I have examined all of
its coutents. Some very good correspon
dence, among which "Truro" comes to the
front again, and a new hand at the bellows
"Pickles". We admire "Pickles'" style,
but thiuk his name indicated something
very sour, 'specially if vinegar has been
used. What a wonderful age we arc living
iu, an age in which crime and immortality
are comma to the tront in high places, and
demanding to be respected; threatening
vengeance on him who, under
takes to ventilate it. We notice among
other things, that the editor and publisher
of The Bulletin, were both arrested at
the instance of Squire Comings for libel
Wu are in a position to sympathize with
our boss, of The Bulletin, though we
hive not been sued, we have been perse
cuted and cursed and threatened.
for the manner iu which we ventilate
our vicinity. If crime is committed, is
in some localities must be kept, out
of the papers, for if not, woe to the man
who reports it. But after all the cursing
au i threatening, we are firmly believing,'
that as a people, we are improving. A
close observer can see at a glance that
where crime an 1 wrong doing is rampant,
the neuclus arouu 1 which it clusters is the
wliisky dens ot our little towns and cities.
Believing, as we do, in the existence of an
ailwise Creator, and that He is always on
the right, that right must and will, event
ually, prevail over wrong. We feel hopeful
that we are on the borders of a brighter
age. It may tarry it3 full developement
till the writer has mouldered into his
mother earth, but come it will, go let all
honorable men and women take courage
and present an undaunted front, to vice
and immorality, in any and every ghape,
whether in high life or low life. Stick to
them brother Bulletin reporter, for you
will come out all right, and the brighter
for having attacked wrong doing in tery
one of its ramifications.
Politically in Dongola, the Republicans
are iu the majority. "Jist" a "ieetle" bit,
and it is both amusing and often disgust
ing, to listen to the arguments on political
economy. After all. our boastiug over our
tree Republican cr Democratic government,
a government b which a majority of the vot
ers are the powers that wield the helm of the
nation, not many.pertiaps.have ever thought
that just a few, comparatively speaking, do
all the voting. In my own experience I
hare known bal men on both sides to carry
hundreds ot votes just as it suits them.
How do they carry them? That's easy
answered. tl.ey carry them with whisky
aud a few dollars. Hence a man who car
ries fifty votes in such a maimer just votes
himself fifty-one times. This is done by
all parties, and no one can contradict it. It
seems then that there is a general want of
political information. Every man who is
too lazy to study political economy should
compel himself to shake off his laziness
and post himself on the doings of the past,
and deduce therefrom, what is to his in
terest fur the present and those who shall
come after him. We have uo way of pre;
hcting what will be best for us, except by
scanning the past and taking lessons there
from. We don't positively say it but we
incline to the opinion that no man, white
or black, should be allowed to vote at all,
nnless he has a fair share of common school
education. Iu the long ago past the
chances to become educated were slim, aa 1
in the days of such ignorance the only way
was to wink at the ignorance. Such is not
the case now, or should not be, for we have
had free schools ail over the land,
extending over a period of sufficient dura
tion tuat.children have heen born and grown
old, and therefore we thiuk it time to quit
winking and go to frowning. There is no
economy in letting multiplied thousands of
j'oung men vote who are go ignorant that,
they can not make out their ticket nor can
they read it when it is mrde out for them.
Then why not have an educational qualifi
cation attach to all voters. Since our last
report, which was then favorable for corn
we have to report now that corn is very much
in need ot rain. For two weeks we have had
uo rain tall at ali. The indications being tor
continued drouth, it makes things look rath
er gloomy,but Ut us hope on and hope ever.
There must be a screw loose somewhere
in the apple trade as there is uo oue here to
buy them. The farmers, here, have ex
pended piles of money and much labor to
produce Rood apples orchards, and now
that they have them and thousands of bush
's of the best of summer apples rotting on
the ground for want of a buyer is indeed
not very incoiiraging to our orchardists.
It is possible tho business has been over "'
done, and perhaps a good many orchards
should bo destroyed and sheep farming
come in their stead, who will bo tho
first to commence sheep farming?
Just received at Tur Bulletin office a
stock of paper especially for "Hektograph.