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National Democratic Ticket.
' For rresident,
W1XFIELD SCOTT HAXC0CK.
WILLIAM H. ENGLISH,
Democratic State Ticket.
of Cook County.
LEWIS B. PARSONS,
or Clay County.
Por Secietaay of State,
i JOHN H. OBERLY,
of Alexander County.
of St. Clair County.
of Winnebago County.
For Con.-rets, lirth district,
JUDGE THOMAS IllLEMAN.
ForBenator of '.he 50th district.'
WM. A. LEMMA,
of Jackson county.
D. T. L1SEGAR,
of Alexander county.
II. B. BUCKINGHAM. ,
of Union county.
"Tub rliiht of Trial by Jury, ihe Habeas Corpus,
the Liberty of the Press, the Freedom of Speech,
the National Rights of Persons and the Rights of
Property must be preserved - Extract from Gen.
Hancock's letter upon taking charge of the Louis
COUNTY ATTORNEY. I hereby unnnunce my
self as a candidate at the enulrjr November
' election, for the office of County Attorney for the
county of Alexander, Illinois. ANUU8 LEEK.
CIRCUIT CLERK. Wis are authorized to an
nounce that ALEX. U IRV1N will be acundi
date at the ensuinir November election for tho
office of circuit clerk in Alexander county.
"IOR SHERIFF We nrc authorized to uuumiuce
that Mr JOHN MODGEH will be a candidate
for re-election to the utlice of Sheriff, of Alexandre
county, at the next November election, subject
ouly to the vote of the people at the polls .
TRUE LOVE TESTED.
CLurles Thoruby had amnssed a fortune
i a merchant of the liilictit honor and
strictest integrity. At tho time of which
we write, he had retired from active lusi-
new, to enjoy thn fruits of his former labor
and application to business. He had been
ft widower for many years, and had but one
child, a daughter, llelvia, who had readied
. her twentieth year, and on whom lie lavish
ed all the strength ot his affection. She
wm accomplished, and pobscsscd a more
than ordinary amiability, aa well as a bril
, liant intellect.
Surrounded as she was by wealth, moving
in the first class of society, no wouder that
v aha ) was flattered, and that not a few as
v pired to ber hand. Doubtless some were
attracted ' by her noble qualities, und it
ojust be confessed that the fact that she
,. , wu known to be the heiress expectant of a
' Jarje amount of wealth, was not the leatt
consideration that influenced many of her
suitors. Up to tho timo of which we writo
she was heart-free, content for the present
to lire with her father in his loneliness.
A year after tho opening of our tale, the
grim messenger snatched her fond father
from her loved embrace. Tier grief was
intense, and many were the condolences
6he received from sympathizing friends.
She continued to reside at her old home
with the housekeeper, who had presid
ed in that capacity since her mother's
Among those who storve to win her affec
tion, were some who might bo denominat
ed "fust;" who very evidently thought it
would be a fine thing to havo the handling
of her money ; others there wero who were
engaged ia business, and, while they ad
mired her character, thought more of the
benefit they might receive from her fortune.
There was one, however, who worshiped
her at a distance, lie was a poor clerk,
whose salary barely supplied his own wants
and those of his widowed mother. He had
never expressed his feelings openly to her.
lie regarded her as far above him in the
social scale, and often lamented that she
was not as poor as himself, for then he
would have courage to lay his heart at her
shrine. His natno was Walter Benson.
They had been acquainted for a long time,
and when they met, as was ofton the case,
Miss Thoruby trcate'd him kindly, ond she
appreciated hia good qualities, and often
remarked to her friends that a young man
who was so kind to his mother could not
help being a good husband. This, how
ever, was the extent of their acquaintance.
He had never presumed to call upon her,
and, save the language of the eyes, and the
tell-tale expression of the countenance, she
had no opportunity to suspect the state of
For a year after her father's death, llel
via confined herself almost exclusively to
her home, seldom going out save to church
or among the afflicted and Buffering of the
neighborhood, where, like an angel of
mercy, "she scattered blessings wherever she
went. At the end of that penod she re
sumed her former social habits, and then
the aspirants to her hand again gathered
For more than three months she endured
their attentions, and then it occurred to her
that it would be best for her to know with
out mistake or conjecture, the true motives
that influenced their actions. She hit
upon a plan that she imagined would test
the matter to her entire satisfaction, and
perhaps save her from keen disappoint
ment in subsequent life. She confided her
plans to no one save the old lawyer who
had transacted her father's business for
him for many years, and who approved of
her motives and designs, and. promised to
aid her all that was needtul for the purpose
of furthering tbem.
The circle in which she moved was as
tonished to see the beautiful residence in
which the Thombys had so long resided
closed, and the rumor gained ground that
the Thornby estate bad proved insolvent
from claims that had come against it lrom
an unexpected source. To place the mat
ter beyond all doubt, a daily paper in a
few days contained the following announce
'We are pained to learn that the estate
of the late Charles Thornby, Esq.,
has proved insolvent, a much laryir amount
of claims having come against.it than can
be liquidated by the property left. Mr.
Thornby 's daughter has relinquished ull
into the hands of the proper officers, and
has taken her abode with a former nurse in
Mrs. Uenwood, the nurse, really suppos
ing that her pet, as she called our heroine,
had been unfortunate, g'tve her a cordial
reception to her humble home.
llelvia applied herself to sewing and,
from her scanty earnings regularly paid
her board. Those who professed so ardent
ly to admire her in tho days of her prosper
ity, deserted her, blessing their stars that
this calamity had enme in tune to prevent
their being sufferers in consequence of it.
One who hud proposed for her hand with
the most earnest protestations of undying
affection, to whom she hud deferred an an
swer, after tho news of her calamity hud
been mudu public, and she had tuken her
place among those who earu their bread,
sent her a note, of w hich the following is a
"Miss HtLvr.v Tiiohnhy The change
in your circumstances will make it evident
to you that it will he unnecessary for you
to consider the proposal made by me. As
you have lost your fortune, it would be im
possible for me to maintain you in the stylo
I should dobirc. 1 shall ever remain your
trinud. EnwAtii) Spanning
Tho reception of this note, and other cir
cumstance, convinced llelvia of tho wis
dom of the course she had pursued.
Hut there whs one true heart that wor
shipped her yet. When tlw news ot our
heroine's proverty came to Walter Benson's
cars, hope sprung up In his path. Now,
pecuniarily, they were on a level, nnd ho
could tell he r of the love ho had so long
THE DAILY CAIRO BULL'
cherished, without making binielf liable
to the charge of a "fortune huntk"
Ho called on her at her burjble home,
and after a few visits, told her ol the feel
ings that bad filled his breast itr since
his first acquaintance with ha; how he
had suppressed them from the faq that she
occupied a so much higher Bociall position
than he did; uow that they wcro a a level
in a financial point of view, hedared to
ask her to 6haro tho vicissitudesi of life
with him. ' 1
To her hi3 moral wealth and disinteiest
ed affection, uninfluenced by her 'misfor
tunes, elevated him far above the fashiona
ble "swell" whose hollow professions coild
not endure the test of adversity. So Hcjv.a
became tho affianced bride of Walter Ben.
lie supposed that after their marriige
they would reside in the humble cottage
that had been his home since his recollce
tion. She only made cue condition tha
they should be married in church, and tha
she should be allowed to send a carriagt
for his mother, and that after the ceremocj
they should go to a place where she would
have the wedding dinner provided. He
expostulated, but she was firm, and assured
him that she had saved enough from the
wreck of her father's property to enable hei
to do this, and if he would indulge her iu
this whim, she would be perfectly willing
to submit to his views in the future. She
carried her point, and it was settled thtt
this arrangement should be made.
Tho happy day came when these tvo
were to be pronounced man and wife. The
wedding party started from the church,
and great was the astonishment of the new-ly-made
husband, to see the carriage stop
before the late residence of his bride, which
was open and adorned for their reception.
A sumptuous feast had been prepared,
which was shared by a large number of
invited guests, all of them from the bumble
walks ol life.
After the guests had departed, and tone
were left but the servants, the astonished
bridegroom, his mother and bride, the lat
ter turned to her husband and said :
"It is time that I made an explanation. I
see that you are astonished. You will be
more so when I tell you my fortune is un
impaired. I resorted to this ruse to test
the reality of the friendship of these who,
when they '.bought me rich, were loud in
their professions of aflc-ction ; of ail others
I Lave found only you true. Henceforth
this is not only your home and mine, but
also that of your mother. So k:nd a son
shall not be separated from his mother."
After he had recovered from his surprise,
he playfully bantered her upon obtaining
him "under false pretences." but added :
"I do cot think your property any objec
tion; but it woold have been happincs
enough for me to have called you mice,
had you been as poor as I supposed you to
The elder Mrs. Benson approached the
bride, and, encircling her in her arin,
"Heaven bless you, my dear daughter!
May you be as happy as you deserve to be.
Walter always was a good boy I know he
will make a good husband and you will
not find his mother ungrateful for your
kind offer to give her a home with you."
The chagrin anil mortification of the
former aspirants to Helm's hand, who all
wished they had acted otherwise, when the
whole truth was known, may be imagined.
The wedding party was managed by our
heroine's friend, her father's lawyer, and
managed so adroitly as to make the sur
prise complete. They all enjoyed tliem
6(m, and everybody was very happy.
Iclria never had reason to regret that she
resorted to the above related stratagem as
a test for true leve.
Indian Pei'Keiutiunh. The fair read
er bhudders when slio thinks of the set
tler's wife watching from the door of her
rude hut, the retreating form of her hus
band going out to bis daily labor going
out perhaps to return not again, for before
nightfall a savage hand may have laid him
low among the prairie grasses. Or it may
be a child, a bright-eyed daughter, is
Hnatched away in a ungarded rnouieut, to
grace tho next war dance. When we read
tho heart-rendering details of these savages
depredations, we are apt to blame the gov
ernment for not taking more strict precau
tion to insure the settler's protection.
l!ut we daily read of tlm depredation of
that arch-fiend, consumption, with scarce
ly a thought of the terrible inroads it is
making in human life. Tens of thousands
of homes are annually desolated by con
sumption to one by Indian outrage, Like
tint Indian, consumption oftenest comes
stenlthily, and no danger is apprehended
until the victim suddenly finds himself
hopeless ensnared, and death's fatal anow
ends- tho scene. Dr. Tierce's Golden Med
ical Discovery, a powerful alterative, or
blood-puifler, and tonic; has restored
thousands of consumptives w ho had tried
every other remedy recommended to them,
without obtaining any relief, and are
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Not a Levkiiaok "They arc not a bev
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thaa a barrel of ordinary beer. Every
druggists in Rochester sells tlmm, and the
physicians prescribe them." Evening Ex
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THE EQUITABLE LIFE
Assurance Society of the .United States.
120 BEO ADW AY NEW YORK
The Popularity of the Equitable Life Assurance Society,
indicated by the fact that for Eleyen years its average an
nual New Business has been larger than that of any other
Company in the world, is due, in a great measure, to its well
known promptness in the payment of Death Claims, audits
rule never to take advantage of technicalities where an
equitable claim exists.
As a GUARANTEE of this, and to counteract the perni
cious influence of a technical policy, adhered to by many
companies, the Equitable makes ALL ITS POLICIES, old and
new, throughout the United States,
After the policy has been in force for three vears.
"The Equitable life lias paid since its organ
ization to January 1st, 1880, 51,882,730, and
closed its books upon that date without a con
tested or past due claim."
The Equitable Life Assurance Society was the first to in
TONTINE SAVINGS FUND POLICY,
And thereby to popularize life insurace to a degree before
Ily the late report of the Insurance Commissioner for the
states of .Massachusetts and New York, the Editable Life
Assurance Society shows the following strong points:
EIKST The Equitable has
Unities than any of the
SECOND The Equitable saved
than any other company.
TI1IKD The Equitable's death rate was less last year tiYiu
any other of the leading
F0UKTII The Equitable realizes a higher rate of itntXC
interest, on real estate
The Society takes pleusnru in 1 eftrrinjr to the following: well known business
men insured iu the society, eomriosintr an
ADVISORY BOARD OF REFERENCE FOR CAIRO:
TIKiS W HALLWAY, Cm-lilcr City National
FliAMi L. GALl'illEIi, Cairo City mill.
J. M MIILLII'H, IWdoiit Ilnlllduy & I'MUlim
PAVLH Si HUII. Wholesale und ri'tiill Urtie
lilet. WILLIAM STRATTlfl, of Btrut'on &, lllrd
WALTON W WIW.HT. (if U. II. Wllllwmion,
A Co., Hunt Htoroif mid Coin ru 1h loti iniTcliimtK
FHANK HOWE, of C.M flowed; Ilron., jiro
v1lou and truducu.
EUNEht II. I'ETUT, Orucerli. qnciiUHWure
For any Information or Insurance apply to any Member of
the above Hoard or to
E. A;. BURNETT, Agent.
Corner Twelfth St., and Washington Ave., Cairo, Illinois.
W, N CHAIN E, General Mnnaarer for Illinois,! Iowa, Nehranka, and the
Territories, 103 Dearborn Street, Chicago.
a larger ratio of assetV to lia
more of its income lat yeai
than any other company. jpu
SIMPSON II. TAI1EI1, of Tabcr llron., maua-
WILLIAM I). LIPI'ET, AHltant pot.tmi.Htcr.
wEjo(01IL80N.llryKoodir.fBiify Rood and
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JACOn Ill,ISU,,r unrRcr rjro-. jry KOodN
JOHN NTftOAT, Proprietor "Bpn.al'a Kofi
GEO K.;LENTZ, Bupirlntuudiit Cairo City
I1KI(HKHT MACK IE, pfA. Maekle & Co.
( ulro mills.