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THE DAILY CAIRO BULLETIN- THURSDAY MORNING, AUGUST 5. 1880,
THE DAILY BULLETIN
KHTZHtD AT Till POUT OFHCK tS CAIRO, 11'
' LQIOI8, At BKXOND-CLABS MATTER.
OrnCUl I'APBB OF ALEXANDER COUNTY.
ErnMt II. Thieleoke, City Editor.
Only Mornlnff Daily la Southern Illinois.
TABER BRO'S Manufacturing Jewelers,
No. 128 Couanercial ave., Cairo, 111.
HANCOCK AND ENGLISH
Barbecue and role Raising
Alexander County, on
Thursday August 12th, 1880.
Every Democrat la the District in cordially In
vited to be present and help to hoist the Uuncock
flag in Commercial Point.
Dinner Free to Everybody.
Eminent and eloquent speakers will bo present
to deliver speeches to the Democratic hosts. Tho
affair will be under tbe direction of J. 11. Mulcahy
and other leading Democrat) of that section.
, LOCAL WEATHER REPOHT.
Caibo, 111.. August 3, 18. 1
Time. Bar. Ther Ham. Wind. Vel Weather.
I a.m 3Wi fll 77
T " 30 07 61 71
K " SO.Otj t4 78
it p. m., 3o.oh b es
N 10 Clondy
N IS Cloudy
N 14 Cloudy
NE 10 Cloudy
Maximum Temperature. 77 ; Minimum Tem
perature. 603 ; Rainfall O.07"lnchc.
Si ver 11 feet 8 Inches . Fall.8 inches
W. H. RAY.
Sere't Signal Corps. U. B. A.
SPECIAL LOCAL ITEMS.
Notices in this column, fire cents per line, each
Mr. Fred Kochler opened his meat
wiarket on the corner of Nineteenth and
Poplar Saturday last and displayed an iui-
m an oa rtnonit-? rf ttin lm!niat innata if oil
kinds. Having furnished our citizens with
meats as far back as tho memory of man
reaches, he is acquainted with the their
needs and wishes and has made a practice
of catering to their wants. lie buys only
the best and healthiest stock in largo num
bers andf therefore his patrons are assured,
when purchasing from, him, that they re
ceive the most wholesome meats at reason
able rates. Tho place, corner of Nine
teenth and Poplar, should not be forgotten.
ICE1 ICE! PURE LAKE ICE1
F. M. Ward has entered the field again,
this season, with his ice wagons, and is
prepared, as formerly,, to furnish pure
lake ice, in any part of the city, every day,
in any quantity desired. The fact that he
.give the business his personal super
'Vision, furnishes a guarantee that his pat
rons will be promptly, faithfully and satis
THE ELECTRO-VAPOR BATHS.
Are you or any of your friends suffering
irom nervous aeuinty, neuralgia, rheuma
tism, rivunpnsift. constipation, disease of the
, rf-r-i . i
liver or kidneys, female weaknesses, chills
and fever, scrofila, or any diseases of the
' akin, mercurial, lead or whisky poisoning,
ur auy uisease, tuner tituiu ur ciiiuuil,
which you have dispaired ot ever curing by
the use of drugs? Do not think there is uo
-relief for you until you have tried tho
Electro-Vapor baths, and you will be as
tonished and gratified at tho result you
will bo speedily obtain at such a trilling
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 and
give a buoyancy and elasticity to the step,
which nothing else will impart. Adminis
tered daily at the office of Dr. Marean, No.
140 Commercial avenue, between Eighth
and Ninth streets, over Black's shoe store.
A lady always in attendance to receive
; Stock and variety of bwts and
shoes at C. Koch's, Commercial avenue
shoe store, between Fifth and Sixtli streets.
, We have just received and now on hand the
largest stock of the best St. Louis and Cin
cinnati cuBtoni 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
veniently we now carry the largest stock bf
hand made work in the city nt the lowest
possible prices. Our motto is large sales
and small profits. Als; always on hand a
complete stock ot leather and findings nt
the lowest prices. Call around when in
need of any poods in our line for bargains
Wm. Davidson, Eighth street, is acent
tor Wm. L. Perkins fc Co' celebrated Mar
bleized Mantlet and Grates. They arc clo
gant. . " MERCHANT TAILORING.
Al. Antrim has opened a tailoring and
general repairing establishment where
scouring, cleaning and renovating clothing,
11 be dono on short notice1. He will carry
Ml line of piece goods, and manufacture
Vi order, miarautoemi? satisfaction.
Iba new building on Couimer-
Tho uudcrsigned will, on and after
May 1st, bo prepared to lurnish our citi
zens a first rate quality of Ice cream,
equal in every way to that furnished in
Chicago, made fresh daily, and furnished
in freezer, from one gallon upwards; deliv
ered to onv nart of tho city. This cream is
mado by an experienced artist and cannot
tail to give satistaction on trial, uruers
left at ice house, corner Eighth and Levee,
will receive prompt attention. Will be fur
nished at $1.23 per gallon in quantities from
one gallon upwards. Robert Hewett,
QUICK AND RELIABLE.
Oo to Joseph L. Bakers, shop commer
cial avenue, below Oth street, if you want
carriage and wagon work of the best mate
rial, good workmanship and done on short
notice with quick dispatch.
RANGE FOR SALE.
A twelve foot second hand range in two
sections of six feet each. Apply to or ad
dress Superintendent Illinois Southern
Hospital for Insane, Anna, Illinois.
Just received at TnE Bulletin office a
stock of paper especially for "Ilektograph
Ono hundred thousand pounds Concord
grapes for sale, by the pound at Peter
Saup's saloon, on the Levee below Sixth
street. They arrive daily direct from his
tarm at Caledonia.
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
PLENTY OF ICE.
My ice houses are full ot the best of ice,
an abundant supply for all the summer
months; so that my customers may bo sure
their orders will always be filled. Leave
orders at office next to Bristol's grocery.
The Central archery club will meet at C
o'clock sharp, this evening at the usual
place on Tenth street. The election of offi
cers for the month of August will be mado
to night, by the score, as usual. All who
are interested in the sport are cordially in
vited to be present.
C. B. S. Pennebaeer.
GENERAL LOCAL NEWS.
Notices in these columns, ten cents per line,
each Insertion, Marked
Judge Green is home again from
Miles F. Gilbert, Esq., returned from
Archers are requested to read notice of
meeting in special local column.
Wanted. Three or lour competent
bricklayers. Apply to Henry Stout.
Barnum's great show will make its ap
pearance in this city dn the 93rd of Septem
ber. Just received a large invoice of No. 0
envelopes at The Bulletin office.
Justus Cunningham is very sensibly do
ing servico on one of our water crafts as
Mr. R. Kirkham, of Carbondale, a del
egate to the Mound City convention, was in
the city yesterday a guest at the Planter's
The flower garden of Mrs. C. Pink is
perhaps, the handsomest and best kept in
the city and is generally admired.
And now the virtuous editor of the
Sun acknowledges-that he does not know
what Douglas did after he lett him at the
The Republicans meet in convention at
the court house this afternoon to nominate
a candidate lor senator and another for
The colored people had quite a largo
gathering at the park yesterday afternoon
ut which only joy and general good feeling
Mr. Brown, of Villa Ridge, was in the
city yesterday. He reports the road' be
tween that burg and this city in a generally
Mrs. Matt Fulton and family, who
have been absent from the city for several
weeks will leave for home by the City of
We are requested to tender the thanks
of tho "Roosters" and ''Sweepers" to Harry
Walker and the Comlque Band for kindly
furnishing the music for last night's turn
out tree of charge.
Wo have mislaid Granddaughter's
communication and by the most diligent
search have failed to find it. This accounts
tor its non-appearance. Should it "turn up"
in a day or two we will not tail to insert it.
The re-construction ot the Illinois Cen
tral railroad's warehouse, opposito its pas
senger depot, was commenced yesterday
morning. It is expected that the building
will be completed in the course of two
At one o'clock Tuesday morning old
Aunt Bell's shanty on Thirteenth street, be
tween the avenues, was discovered to be on
fire. Tho man who saw it aroused tho in
.mates and with their assistance extinguish
ed it without giving the alarm. It was the
work ot an incendiary.
A trotting race between Will Lippet's
aud Robt. Smyth's horses is being talked
of as the probable attraction at tho park
Saturday evening. We hear that money, in
round sums, will bo put up on eacli of the
horses in order to make the race 'interesting."
The celebrated Burger family has
promised to make its appcaranco in this
city some time in September and so far as
heard from will open the season In this
Cairo may not be a fine watering place
although she has the great Ohio and Mis
sissippi river9 flowing by her, but for cool
weather and home comforts she is not ex
celled by any brandy and watering place on
If the Sun kuows what is good tor its
party it will not speak lightly of such men
as John Gladney, W. T. Scott, Judge Bird,
etc. These men are tho equal of any white
man in the city in intelligence, and exert
not a littlo influence among men of their
The Comique Band furnished tho mu
sic for the Democratic procession last night
free of charge. It is but justice to them to
say that uuder tho leadership of Messrs.
Goss and Lemon, tho band has become
equal to most any in the country, and always
calls forth and delights our people when
thoir notes reverberate through our streets.
David Godey, a white Republican, yes
terday forgot the presence of tho public
pump on the market square and having a
few dimes in his possession, spent them for
alcholic drink and as a consequence was ar
rested in an "Oh, be joyful" condition by
Chief Robinson. Justice Olmsted gave
him board in tho city jail for two days,
which he accepted without a murmur.
In our article, concerning Squiro Com
ings, published in yesterday's issue, the
compositor made us say he (tho Squire)
"had displayed remarkable ingenuity in
manufacturing the evidence in cases
tried before him in order to make it sustain
his judgment. We wrote "manipulating, "
instead of "manufacturing," and, not wish
ing to say even a word that might unjust
ly reflect upon the Squire, we here make
Father Meagher, who died in St.
Mary's infirmary last Monday was for
years an active teacher of tho Catholic
religion in Paducah and was generally es
teemed there. Ho had also a number of
warm friends in this city who were greatly
surprised and pained to hear of his sudden
death. After appropriate services over
them in St. Joseph's church, the
remains were placed on board the Gus
Fowler, for Paducah, where they were
Col. Don Morrison writes to Will
Smyth, stating that he has just returned
from Washington, and is About to start
for Iowa, to be absent for several weeks.
He regrets that he cannot visit Cairo just
now, and promises to pay his respects to
Mr. Douglas, Jr., and the Republican party
belore a Cairo audience between now and
November. Col. Movrison was recently
nominated elector at large from Missouri.
A nomination on the Democratic side in
that state is equivalent to an election by
The Sun made its appearance very
modestly last night. In fact it entirely
lacked the spirit which we hoped to see it
exhibit. Seeing that it is peaceably inclin
ed we respectfully whisper into the ears ot
its editorial force:
Let dogs delight to bark nd bite,
For God hath made thum so;
Let bears and lions growl aud fight,
For 'tis their nature too.
Bat, children, you should never let
Your auRry passions rise ;
Since your little hands wero never made,
To tear out other's cres.
The Democrats of tho 51st Senatorial
district held their Senatorial convention at
Mound City yesterday, All the five
counties were represented. The
chairman of the central committee,
Mr. Carter, of Pulaski, nominated Mr.
Osmer to preside as temporary chairman.
J. W. Thrift, of Massac, was selected as
temporary secretary. On permanent organ
ization. Craudall, of Pulaski, was selected
for chairman and J. W. Thrift was retain
ed secretary. Then tho balloting began
and ou the one hundred and twentieth
ballot, the Hon. W. A. Spunn, of Johnson
County, received the nomination.
The sinking of tho Steamer City of
Vicksburg is a serious loss to a company
whose business is conducted in a way to
challenge public approval. But it is'gratify
ing to know that the accident was unattend
ed by loss of lite, and is it a pleasure to be
able to state that the discipline and discretion
that generally characterizes the officers of
this cotupauy was admirably exemplified
by Capt. Flem Culvert and Mr. Harry
Matson, the pilot on watcli at tho time.
Capt. Calvert is well known in this city,
and his many frihdfuulto in congrat
ulating him, not only upon Ids
personal safty, but upon , tho skill
and presence of mind by which he was en
abled to save the lives of the passengers
committed to his care.
We loam from the colored people with
whom wo have spoken that they entertniu
a very kindly feeling fur linn. John II.
Oberly. They tell us that they regard Mr.
Oberly ns their particular friend, not only
because ho secured tho passage of tho
school law by which their children were
enabled to obtain an education, but on ac
count of many kindnesses which Mr. O.
has shown thum. If our colored friends
feel grateful towards Mr. O, and wo
know that they do then they
should show their appreciation of his
acts by following tho dictates of their con
science and voting for him. Tho colored
men cannot oflord to ignore their friends
and benefactors, bo they Democrats or
Republicans, and wo have too much faith
in their good senso to believe that they
will voto for Mr. Oherly'g opponent who
has never, either directly or Indirectly, put
himself to any trouble for thorn.
We publish below a letter from a
banker in Cooperstown, N. Y., becauso the
Equitable has a large "ad." in TnE BuL'
letin, and a long list of policy holders in
Cairo. It shows how high an estimation
is placed upon Incontestable Equitable
THE SECOND NATIONAL BANK OF COOPERS
Cooperstown, N. June 30, 1880.
T. T. Watson. Eti.. Cashier:
Dear Sir: In reply to your inquiry,
cuuiuincu in yours oi tno ssstn inst., in re
gard to my estimate of tho policies which
I am now carrying in tho Equitable Life
Insurance company, I reply that I was iu-
ciuccu to taue policies ISO. 74,413 and 75,
190, from the fact that they had an assured
cash value at ten years from the date of
issue, based upon tiie Tontine pnn
ciple, and that they were made
incontestable for errors or omissions in the
applications, or for death by disease, vio
leuce or accident, brought about by indul
gence in stimulants or narcotics, or from
self-destruction. I regard such provisions
as a very valuable protection to those who
are obliged to take policies as security for
advances made or for other reasons; and I
consider the security contained in the same,
by a company of such standiug as tho
Equitable, as of much greater value than
those issued upon any other principle. I
have entire confidence in the value of the
policies as I now hold them.
I remain, very truly, yours.
G. PoMEHOV IvEESE.
From last night's !?un we learn that
Comings is preparing papers for another
libel suit against The Bulletin, growing
out of the article in yesterday morning's is
sue. We expected nothing else. We knew
that he would Institute another suit against
us and we know too that we will give him
equally good cause to institute at least two
dozen more suits against us betore the court
convenes. We will make it our special
business to see to it that ho gives security
for the costs of all of them, and, in order
that the public may be informed of the jus
tice of what we have said we will publish
every word of the evidence together with
the speeches of the attorneys.
More than enough evidence to establish
our assertions is already in our possession
aud we are prepared to go to trial to-day
and prove in open court that "Squire" Com
ings has not only once, but repeatedly
disgraced the title ho bears and any num
ber ot other things that the "Squire" would
not like to have proven on him. We have
madj the charge against him and, as we
said in yesterday's issue-, we feel it our
duty to prove all we have said. Should
the "Squire" hinder us in this by with
drawing the suit then we shall submit the
proof to our readers through these columns
in the shape of affidavits. We desire that
the people 6hall be informed of all the
questionable transactions ot the man, and
after all is known we an satisfied that he
will have just cause to hang bis head in
shamo wheuever he met ts an honest citizen
on our streets.
Evening Sun: "The Bulletin objects
to our expression about Carmi being the
"hot-bed of Democracy and corruption."
White county, in which Carmi is located, is
known as the "banner Democratic county"
of Illinois; there a Democratic circuit
clerk was kicked out of office for drunken
ness, and both the circuit and county clerks
are sued on their bonds for moneys held
back from the people. We think that con
dition of affiirs justifies our statement."
One word in reply neighbor: Pope
county is the Radical stronghold ot the
Eighteenth congressional district and a
county farther behind the times generally,
or more seriously afflicted with Republican
official sharks and corruptiouists is not to
be found in the Union. In direct violation
of the liy,the county commissioners of that
county have for years plundered the county
by speculating in its orders and have, by
accepting presents, permitted themselves
to be bribed into patronizing one particular
house for stationery to the exclusiou of all
others, notwithstanding that the other
houses offered j the greatest inducements.
They paid $77 tor ono blank book which
other houses offered for 10 and all other
things, in the same line, they paid for in
like proportion because they were bought
body aud soul by the houso which they
were patronizing. But this is not all. At
the last session of the circuit court ia that
county, Judge Harker ordered the Republi
can sheriff to pay into the
treasury nearly one thou
sand dollars which ho had wrongfully with
held aud which ho positively refused to
surrender without compulsion. And we
want the Sun to understand that nu investi
gation iuto tho sheriff's accounts wus
forced by the Democratic paper of that
county and that the Republican paper, the
Golcouda Herald, opposed the investiga
tion which it knew would disclose corrup
tion, with all its might and main. But
this is not all. As a result of the plunder
ing above referred to, tiiii county
is on the verge of bank
ruptcy. Its roads are in an impassible
condition and its lew bridges are iu a tum
ble down couditiou and will remain so for a
want of money to repair them. But
neither is this all, To tho disgrace of
tho Republicans ol this district be it said
that Pope county tho "banner" Republi
can county of the district is the only
county which has neither railroads nor
telegraph wires. The heaviest mearclian
disu must bo transported in wagons over
bad roads aud messages aro carried from
precinct to precinct on horseback. Try
again, neighbor. You must learn to do
better than that.
This is the Cock that crowed in the worn,
Ami lefttbo Railieals all torlorn.
TIIE "ROOSTERS" AND "SWEEPERS'
' TURN-OUT LAST NIGHT
TO ASSIST IN TIIE ORGANIZATION
OF A FOURTH WARD CLUB.
AN immense torchlight procession.
PLE.NTT OF GOOD MUSIC AND UN
One of the largest and must enthusiastic
public demonstrations of this year was the
occasion of the organization of the Fourth
ward Haucock and English club last niudit.
It was the first Democratic turn out in this
campaign, and was a demonstration which
laid the Republican turnouts far in shade.
When we consider that the Republicans
turned out in full force their ranks beintr
swelled by accessions from the county aud
surrounding country, aud when we further
consider that the occasion of their turnout
was the presence ot their congressman and
other prominent speakers, their de
monstration sinks into disgraceful insignifi
cance when compared to that of the Demo
crats last night, which comprised only citi
zens and members of two recently formed
clubs all voters and who's only induccj
ment to show themselves was the organiza
tion of another club in the Fourth ward.
At 7 :30 o'clock in the evening the "Roost
ers" began to gather at their rooms on Ohio
Levee, and proceeded to prepare for the
procession by donning their ele
gant regalia consisting of a
tri-colored cap and white cape with a red
rooster on the back, all of oil cloth. When
nearly all members had gathered in the
room the roll was called and as each name
was called the owner came forward to re
ceive a handsome badge, bearing
tho names of the Democratic
presidential candidates, which was fastened
to the lappel of the cape by a
golden rooster pin. By about half
past eight the Roosters were ready to move
and after procuring and lighting their
torciies, proceeded to form in line along
the levee, the Comique band being already
in waiting. The Thirl ward Sweepers
lead by a martial band came up Eighth
street and joined the Roosters
anil at the word from the
captain tiie procession began to move.
The Comique hand, with Harry Walker's
permission, headed tho column and under
the leadership of Al. Goss and Ed Lemon,
discoursed tho finest ot music, to which the
gallant boys behind marched briskly down
Ohio levee to Sixth street, down Sixth to
Commercial avenue, up the avenue
to Eighth street, down that
to Washington avenue, up Washington to
Fourteenth street, up that to Commercial
avenue, up that to Twentieth street and
down that to the court-house. Tho proces
sion made a magnificent display. "The
Roosters" looked particularly well iu their
Between one hundred and seventy-five to
two hundred torches were out, which form
ed a doubie column ot tire, winding around
the squares as the procession moved along,
and when it fell iuto a straight column, ou
Washington avenue, the effect was really
grand. Along the entire route the streets
were lined with people, young and old of
both sexes, all showing their admiration
aud approval by smiling faces and waving
Several flags and transparaueies worn to
bo seen, the latter bearing the inscription :
"Trumbull, Parsons and Oberly" "Dare
to do right" "Hancock and English" and
"No more Credit Mobilier." As tho pro
cession passed The Bulletin offico three
ringing cheers were givcu for "Hon. Jno.
II. Oberly" and "The Bulletin," and ng.iin
for "Pat" Fitzgerald, when they came op
posite his place of business, at the coi ner
of Fourteenth street and Commercial ave
Arrived at tho court house, a short halt
was made while tho bands sent forth en
livening music, aud then they entered the
court house aud all gathered
iu the court room up stairs.
Deafening cheers greeted Mr. N. E. Ja-cob-.,
the president of the "Roosters", ns ho
stepped upon the stand to call the meeting
to order. When quiet wag restored he
stated the object of the nieotiHg to be the
organization of a Hancock and English club
ia the Fourth ward, and he stated that after
the organization had been effected the
"Roosters" nud "Sweepers" should leave
the Fourth ward people, who had gathered
ia the room in largo numbers, to complete
their organization, and return to their re
spective halls. Mr. Jacobs stated that nom
inations for temporary chairman were iu or
der. Mr. Geo. E. O'Hara nominated Mr. Rich
ard Fitzgerald for that position and there
being no further nominations for that office
the motion was put and unanimously car
ried. Mr. Fitzgerald was conducted to tho
chair and thanked the audience iu a few
appropriate remarks. ' Ho then called tor
nomination tor temporary secretary and on
motion Mr. O'Hara was selected to that
position. At this stage of the proceedings
the "Roosters" and "Sweepers" departed
and wended their way down Washington
avenue amid hurrahs and tho wild strains
of martial airs.
After their departure the Fourth-warders
'completed their organization. Signers were
asked fur when the follow
ing thirty-two men responded,
after which the meeting adjourned to
be called again oh next Monday evening,
at eight o'clock in the county court room:
W. B Ilubbs, B. L. Magee, Ben. V. Rob
bins, R. Walsh, M. E. Power, S. B. Penn,
Wm. F. Pitcher, J. II. McEutire, R. Powers,
M. C. Heath, Josiah Kimmel,
! John Higgius, Geo. B. Ramsey, Chas.
Ostcrloh, C. H. Evans, J. B. Smith,
J. n. Wooldridge, Heury Decker, S. J.
Humm, It. Fitzgerald, Geo. E. O'Hara, Jas.
Greaney, David Barry, N. CorneliuB, W.
W. Wallace, W. D. Prindle, Fred Sticher.
P. E. Powell, M. S. Leftcovitch, M. Culli
naa, W. II. Tastevan, N. Newman.
It is but justice to say that the people in
that ward were not sufficiently well in
formed of the contemplated organization,
hence there was not nearly so larie a turn
out as there should have been. But those
who have the matter iu hand will canvass
the ward thoroughly between now and Mon
day night, and we may confidently expect a
Fourth ward Democratic club numbering
at least one hundred by their next meeting,
and a hundred and fifty well equipped and
enthusiastic men by the time the Democrats
are ready to make their first grand demon
stration. JUDGE IIEILMAN'S RESIGNATION.
The Argus of list night contaiucd the
following truthful statements: "It comes
to us quite straight, that Judge Heilman
finds it necessary to resign his place as a
candidate for congress, that there will be a
meeting of the Democrtic congressional
district committee in this city next Satur
day, and t,hat the resignation referred to
will be before that body in iorm,
when it will be acted on and un
doubtedly accepted. It will then
devolve upon the committee to
nominate another candidate for congress,
or call auother convention, necessitating the
holding of county conventions again all
through the district. It is probable the
committee will assume the responsibility
and endeavor to make a wise nomination
without putting the people to the trouble
and expense of holding another scries of
conventions.! Judge Heilman's action is
made necessary by a serious physical afflic
tion that has been much aggravated during
the. past tew weeks, aud which makes it
necessary for him to seek the services of an
eminent surgeon iu a distant city, to have a
painful and dangerous operation performed.
He is thus compelled to abandon the dis
trict and campaign, and devote a considera
ble period to an effort to save his life, which
however may, through the dangerous na
ture of the method he must resort to, result
fat illy after all. Judge Heiluiaa will have
the warmest sympathy of his party, and of
all people who know him, in his trouble,
and they will hope that the experi
ment to which he resorts may prove
successful and restore him to perfect health
again. It is due him to say that he did
not seek the coagressional nomination and
was much surprised when it was given him.
At the convention he expressed doubts as to
his duty in regard to the matter and ap
peared inclined to decline the nomination, .
but the convention was enthusiastic and
not in a humor to listen to any such talk,
and his only alternative at that time ap
peared to be to accept with thanks tho
honor conferred, but since that time his
physical malady has assumed such form
that he is compelled to resign his candi
dacy." . THE VOTE OF 1870.
Illinois will be Democratic by the 2nd
of November next. Seventy-five per cent,
of the political changes will favor the Dem
ocratic National and State tickets. The
vote iu 1870 was:
Total vote 504,403
Hayes over Tllden 19,031
Hayes over all 1,071
There are about 5,000 school districts in
the State of Illinois. Give the Republicans
n ahango of one in each school district, mak
ing their majority 21,031; a change of one
over half this number, 12,310Ja, gives tho
state to the Democracy. If every Demo
crat In tho statu will steadfastly, 'from now
on to the close of tho polls in November,
labor earnestly in tho cause, there Is do es
timating the Democratic majority figure