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THE DAILY CAIRO BULLETIN: SUNDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 5, 1880.
THE DAILY BULLETIN
ISTEKED AT THE IWT OFFICE IN CAIRO, IL
LINOIS, AS SECOND-CLASS MATTER.
. OFFICIAL PAPER OF ALEXANDER COUNTY.
Knat II. ThteleekH, Citr Kclitor.
Only Morninff Daily In Sontliprn Illinois.
TABER BRO'S Manufacturing Jewelers,
No. 128 Commercial ave., Cairo, 111.
LOCAL WEATHER REPORT.
CA1BO, III. .Sept. 4, IB) f
Timo. Bar. Ther. Uum. Wind. Vel Weather.
Maximum Temperature. WS; Minimum Tem
perature, 71 ; Rainfall 0.00 Inches.
River 11 feet 7 tucties. Fall 1 inch
W. II. RAT,
Seu't Signal Come. U. S. A.
SPECIAL LOCAL ITEMS.
Notic ei In this column, five cent per line, each
REDUCED KATES !
AITLY TO TICKET AGENTS
CAIRO AND VINCENNES RAILWAY.
Wasted. A first class boot and shoe
maker, immediately. Apply to W. M. C.
Heath, opposite the court house.
At the Planters' house a bundle washer.
None need apply uuless they can do lirst
It is hereby announced that Miss Flora
Clay is no longer a member of the Free
Benevolent Order of America, Lodge No. 1.
Jane Wims, President.
Avis Robinson, Secretary.
TO TITE MERCHANTS OF CAIRO.
A young man of industrious habits and
good moral character desires a situation as
an apprentice to some good mercantile
business. Drugs or dry goods preferred.
Certificate ot character, etc., furnished.
Address W. R. William;",
New Columbus, Ills.
September 7th to October 0th.
The Illinois Central railroad will sell ex
cursion tickets at greatly reduced rates.
This is the only route running two daily
trains. The only line that runs sleepers
through from Cairo to Cincinnati without
change. J. Johnson, Gen'l Agent.
J. II. Jones, Passenger Agent.
Mrs. E. II. Perkins, Creek Centre, War
ren Co., N. Y., writes: .She lias been
troubled with Asthma for four years, had
to sit up night after night with ft, she has
taken two bottles of Dr. Thomas' Eclectric
Oil, and is perfectly cured. She strongly
recommends it, and wishes to act as agent
among her neighbors.
DAY SCHOOL. ,
Madame Floyd has opened a day Bchool
at Turner hall, where she hopes to" be pat
ronized. Special success assured in mathe
matics, Latin, French and music. Terms
The undersigned will, on and after
May 1st, be prepared to lurmsh 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 any part of the city. This cremn is
made by an experienced artist and cannot
tail to give satisfaction ou trial. Orders
left at ice house, corner Eighth and Levee,
will receive prompt attention. Will be fur
nished at $ 1.25 per gallon in quantities from
one gallon upwards. Robert Hewett,
A GIRL was told to put thyme in the soup,
so she put in her mistress' watch, that was
the wrong time, if she had had dyspepsia
or indigestion and taken Spring Blossom
that would have been the right thing and
the right time.
Mr. Fred Koehler opened his meat
market on the comer 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
Teaches, 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 trotn him, that they re
ceive the most wholesome meats at reason
able r tteu. The place, corner of Nine
teenth and Poplar, should not be forgotten.
; THE BOS PL'MP
Is the bfst cistern pump ever used. It
purifier the water, carrying several gallons
of air to the bottom of the cistern at every
turn of the crank, cannot get out of order,
is noiseless and cheap. Hundreds of them
are in use and in no case would the pur
chasers do without them. Send tor price
list or call and examine them, at our lum
offlce. Lancaster & Rice. Agents.
NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION.
The firm of Scliroedur & Cuhl has this
day been dissolved by mutual consent. A.
P. Schroeder continue and will settle every
thing for or Rgainst the firm.
A. P. Schrof.der.
P. 0. Ccru,
, Sort- 2'1 1880.
To r vii AMoxd Boot and Shoe Deal
ers is raging, but it is generally conceded
Hmt the best nlace to buy is at C. Koch's
shoe store, where always will be found the
largest and best stock of custom hand-mado
boots and shoes tor the lowe-t prices. We
are daily receiving new goods, and doubt
less carry the largest stock of custom-made
pqods in this city, of tho best manufacturers.
For bargains call at C. Koch, No. 00 Com
mercial avenue, between 5th and Oth streets.
Just received at The Bulletin office a
stock of paper especially for "Hektograph
ATTENTION, HANCOCK .CADETS.
You are requested to meet at the armory
Monday evening at 7 o'clock, prepared for
drill. CArT. Tiros. W. Shields.
A GRAND BALL.
A Grand Cane ball will be given by the
Delta Fire company, in their hall, on Thurs
day evening, September ICth, 1SS0. Tho
public is respectfully invited.
GENERAL LOCAL ITEMS.
Notice In these columni, ten cents per Use,
e&cii Insertion, ilarked
The scarlet fever is raging along the
Mississippi river between Blandville and
We regret to hear that the life of Mr.
Harry Walker's baby is despaired of.
Father Masterson, who went to Padu
cah the middle of the week, returned yes
terday. The Hancock Cadets are requested to
to meet in their hall Monday evening by
order of Capt. Shields.
The Rev. Wm. Bonnar hav'ng returned,
services will be held, as usual, morning and
evening, at the Church of the Redeemer,
"Between tne acis" cigarettes, whole
sale and retail, at F. Korsmeyer's.
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Burnett will prob
ably return from Dixon Springs, where
they have been rusticating, to-morrow.
Phillip Lawrence yesterday opened a
new butcher shop near the corner of Four
teenth street on Washington avenue.
The singing of Peter's grand mass,
by the excellent choir of St. Joseph's church
will be one ot the attractions at that church
According to a notice published else
where a grand "cane" ball will be given by
the Delta fire company in their hall on the
evening of Thursday, Sept. ICth.
St. Joseph's school has been opened in
the building back of the Catholic church,
on Cross street. The attendence is good
and the room ample and healthy.
Masters Scott White and Will Ilalliday
will leave for the Pennsylvania Military
Academy, located at Chester, Penn., to-day,
to euter upon the second term of their
The Illinois Central has a force of
sixty men putting in a Ho.000 bridge over
Salt creek, just south of Clinton. It is a
a very substantial structure, and is to re
place a wooden truss bridge.
The sick rousters who have sought ref
uge and health in the hospital, and who i:
was feared, by a few,tnight be afflicted with
yellow fever, have sufficiently recovered to
take up their bed and walk.
If you have symptoms of chills or jaun
dice, or bilious complaints of any kind, go
to Geo. O Hani and buy a Forbes' Liver
Pad, No. 1. It is a sure cure if worn accord
ing to directions. Ask for Forbes' Pad
Job work, all kinds, up stairs over
Taber's jewelry fibre. Alden's job office.
The Illinois Central road lias em
ployed the neccssiuy number of hnnds to
prepare for laying the stone foundation for
tho new elevator. Piles will be driven
to make the ground more secure.
Tho new convent is almost ready for
plastering and the general finishing touches.
When completed, the sisters may call up
on our citizens for pecuniary assistance, and
if they do, should receive liberal donations,
for they deserve them.
The conference of tho colored Metho
dist church will be held in this city, on Sat
unlay next. Not less than fifty ministers
of the gospel, who will commence putting
in an appearance on Thursday, will honor
this burg with their presence.
The churches, excepting tho Meth
odist, are all open to-day for the accommo
dation of those who long for spiritual
food. It is furnished free to all, m.d is
varied enough to suit the most fastidious.
We advise everybody to attend some
one of our numerous churches.
Mr. Geo. Chrisman.an old citizen here,
died yesterday about noon after an illness of
only a week. Ho Is a relative
of Mr. C. U: Woodward. His son Will
who resides at Fredonia, Kansas, has been,
telegraphed to and has replied that he left
there for Cuiro yesterday. The time of the
funeral will be fixed after his arrival.
Tho Comiquo band gained laurels at
DuQuoin the other day. They played
gome of their best music in their happiest
manner, and were overwhelmed with ap
plauso and repeatedly culled upon to con
tinue playing. They were urged to tako
the head of the procession in preference to
the home band and certainly havo rea
son to be proud of tho reception they met
--"Between the Acts" cigarettes, whole
sale and retail, at F. Korsmeyer's.
For the benefit of Cairo's youths and
older males we feel it our duty to make
known the fate of the notorious Col. Baker
which should be a warning to all who are
tempted to kiss unprotected females against
their will. Ho was cashiered from the
army for kissing a lady, and went to Tur
key, was made a pasha, then a commanding
general, and now is confidential adviser
to tho infidel sultan. What terrible retribu
tion! Father Kearney, principal of St. Vin
cent's college, at East Cape Girardeau, will
return home to-morrow, taking with him
quite a number of scholars for his school
from this city. Among them we may men
tion Phil Wicker, John Hodges, Chas. Hod
ges, Daniel Clancy, Daniel Fitzgerald, Clar
ence Pettit and Frank Tettit. These will
be accompanied by quite a number of
scholars from the south, some of whom
have already arrived in this city.
A New Jersey genius has invented a
machine a sort of a combination of the
phonograph and the telephone to con
nect churches with the residences of "in
disposed" members in order that they may
be enabled to receive the benefit of the
sermon without leav'ng home. It will not
be long before a man can hustle his wife
and children oil to church, elevate his feet
upon the mantle, and peacefully peruse
his Sunday paper while the gospel distrib
utor is quietly ticking away in the corner.
One of those pleasant but unfrequent
affairs occurred last evening, which always
more or less interests an entire communty.
It was the occasion of the silver wedding of
Mr. and Mrs. Lentz. Their elegant resi
dence was thrown open to a host of friends
who gathered there to take part in the fes
tivities. It was a highly pleasurable affair
and all enjoyed themselves heartily. Nu
merous presents were brought the bride
and groom of twenty-five years, a list of
which, together with other particulars, will
appear in another issue.
A difficulty existing between the stew
ard of the Planters house and one of the
colored employes, yesterday resulted in the
use of bad language between them. The
negro, named Walker Holmes, had the
steward arrested and tried before Comings,
who discharged him. Upon being dis
charged he walked down to the corner of
Eighth and Commercial avenue, and while
standing there Holmes walked up behind
him and struck him in the neck, knocking
him down and otherwise maltreating him.
The assailant was arrested and fined fifteen
dollars and costs for assault and battery by
The last number of the River Record
contains the following of interest to our
readers : "Tho long existing rivalry between
Chicago and St. Louis as to whicli city was
to be the great metropolis of the west has
at last been permanently decided in favor
of the city of tho lake. The apathy of the
citizens of St. Louis in all great schemes
for improvement has done much to keep
down her natural commercial supremacy.
Another Richmond has entered the field,
and uuless St. Louis bestirs herself Cairo
will snatch away from her the river busi
ness. Cairo has many material advantages
and with the construction of immense ele
vators will, m all probability, soon obtain
a grip on that grain trade which St. Louis,
fondly imagining to be hers by rights, has
made no great special effort to retain."
Sidney Robinson yesterday swore out
warrants for the arrest of Ed. Wagner,
Clarence Pettit, Chas. Washington and
Wm. Lally for thovi ing eggs at him while
he was peacefully waU-'ng 'i the Repub
lic;"! procession the other night. They
were brought before Squ're Osborn for
trial but took a change of venue to Justice
Oimsted, and were discharged because
the evidence was not sufficiently strong to
convict them of the charge. In delivering
his judgement the judge took occasion to
remark that he believed a misdemeanor,
such as was charged against the prisoners,
was iuexcusable, and deserved the severest
punishiueut, and that he would not hesi
tate, to punish to the fullest extent of tho
law any one who might be proven guilty
of so disgraceful an act.
We find the following concerning tho
death and burial of Mr.Samuel Ilalliday.Sr.
the father of our fellow citizeus, the Halli
day Bros., in the Meigs County Telegraph:
"Mr. Samuel Ilalliday, who was for twenty
three years Auditor of Meigs county, died
ut hU residence in Spriuglield township,
Gallia county, last Wednesday, August 2o,
in the Sid year of his age. The funeral
took place on Saturday and was largely at
tended. The interment was at the Mc
Quigg cemetery in in Rutland township, this
county. Mr. Ilalliday was born in Scot
land, but camo to this country ut nn early
day and for many years was a very prom
inent citizen of Meigs county, holding the
office of auditor as above stated, uearly a
quarter of a century. For the past fifteen
years ho has resided in Gallia county. Ho
leaves seven children, his sons beiug pros
perous business men at Cairo, III."
Cooling drinks are in great demand at
present. They are of various kinds, ico
water, seltzers, soda wuturs, wines, ale, lug
cr beer, lemonade, milk punches, whisky
and brandy toddies. Tho old stagers claim
that whisky or brandy is tho coolest drink
to tako in hot weather. It produces per
spiration; this causes evaporation, and the
latter produces a chilling sensation of the
refrigerating and freezing kind. Scientifi
cally, the whiskey drinkers have tho best of
the argument, and the cold water advocates
have to abandon that field of arguing, and
claim superiority of water over whisky on
the high moral plane. Tho lager beer
drinkers being in the intermediate state,
claim for their beverage both the moral and
scientific advantages, lager beer haviug
water for its chief base, and the alcoholic
property of whisky as a minor base.
Wo may mention the fact as one in
which all American business men of en
larged views will feel an interest, that
Messrs. II. L. Goodall & Co., of the Chica
go Drover's Journal (which was tho first
and to-day is the greatest live stock mar
ket journal in the world) have arrange
ments in progress for the establishment ot
an office in Liverpool, and the publication
therefrom of on European edition of their
paper. The prime purpose is to combat the
absurdity that our western grown cattle are
subject to thepleuro-pneumonia and should
therefore be covered by thercstrictions that
compel tho slaughter of all imported cattle
at the seaports. The paper will stoutly com
bat this delusion; lend its efforts to the
popularization of American hog and dairy
products, dressed and preserved meats, etc.,
and serve otherwise, as best it can, the in
terests of American exports of all classes.
A live stock and commercial editor of
twenty years' experience has already been
dispatched to Liverpool, and the first num
ber of the new paper will appear on or
about the 1st day of October. Tho ven
ture is a bold one, but well informed busi
ness men, and especially our exporting
classes have long been conscious of the
need of precisely such a vigorous repre
sentative and able defender of American
exporting interests as Messrs. Goodall &
Co., propose to establish and maiutain.
The other day while a lady who
shall be nameless was walking down one
of our streets, she dropped her purse and as
it came in contact with tho walk a few
pieces of money fell out of it. She picked
up the purse, but the money, being unob
served by her, remained on the walk but
not very long, for a Republican aspirant for
a county office, who was coming down the
street behind the lady, picked up the
money and pocketed it. This was seen by
a third party across the street who
informed the lady of the would-be-officials
conduct, as soon as he tliought him
self unobserved by that worthy, but the
lady felt some delicacy in asking the re
turn of the money from the man since he
was a stranger to her, and after thanking
the gentleman for the information convey
ed, continued her way down town
to complet her shopping. She had uot
proceeded far when she entered one of our
grocery stores and after purchasing the de
sired articles, related the occurrence to the
proprietor of the store. She had hardly con
cluded her narative, and was standing in
front of the store with the proprietor, when
the subject of their conversation was seen
coming along the street while ho whistled
"Oh, dem golden slippers." He was point
ed out to the lady and
when about to pass her was
asked to return the money, and after
opening his eyes he opened his purse and
forked over the asked for coins and, as he
walked oil with an assumed indiflerence,
puckered his mouth to continue tho tune
he had been whistling, but it had disap
peared from his memory simultaneously
with the disappearance of the coin from
We have of late, much to tho disgust
of our white Republicans, said a great deal
about tho colored men of this county, but
have not yet had our "say." Before the
Republican's convention convened in the
court house, many of our colored men
tliought that their race would be recog
nized, ii3 it deserved to be, by the conven
tion either instructing for Judge Bird lor
representative or putting one of their num
ber on tho county ticket, That was cer
tainly a very modest ambition, considering
the fact that they have forty per cent, of the
voting strength ot tho party. Iu slave time
every negro received food and clothing in
return for whatever services he may have
rendered ; yet, after ten years of most ser
vile devotion to their Republican masters,
they aro denied tho most paltry office in the
county, and tho support its emoluments
would give to but one of their number.
But they are not only treated so in Alexan
der county. T hey receive tho same treat
ment, at the hands of the men they
servo, everywhere. Tho Evansville Courier,
before us at the present writing, conveys
tho information that after many years of
degrading servility to their party masters,
the colored people of that city mustered up
tho courage to present ono of their number
for the nomination of coroner. The result
may be guessed. They werej not only not
permitted to put forward their man, but
had insult- heaped upon them for presum
ing to ask what they had a perfect right to
demand. But who cares? Their very ser
vility has earned tho contempt of tho men
they serve and henco they have anything
but their sympathy and good will. In
Cairo, had a colored man been nominated
This Space is Reserved for
A. 3IARX, the Clothier,
"Whose Advertisement will Appear
in a few days.
for the poorest cotin office the white Re
publicans would have broken out in open
revolt and defeated him at the polls. But
still these deluded men vote the Republi
can ticket, and even permit men like
John Reeve ami Joe Robarts to force them
into pledging themselves to vote that ticket
"straight." How can they be surprised
that their puu masteu treat them with
contempt and refuse to grant their wishes
so long as they permit themselves to be
used in such a manner. And it is folly for
the negroes to complain of this treatment.
Republicanism has been preached from
their pulpits for years and they have not
hesitated to resist with vengence of some
kind those of the more intelligent who
have dared to vote according to their
convictions. They have been taught to
look upon Democrats as their special ene
mies although a lar'e majority of them
gain their living through Democratic em
ployers who pay them well and treat them
well. But let them be freemen if they
would have their rights recognized and
respected. It is only freemen who have
the right to demand fair treatment, and
only men who revolt against the
crack of the master's whip who have
the character to enjoy, or the courage
to deserve the blessings of freedom.
Let the negroes fall into line. The white
Republicans want all the offices and they
can not get one of them without the solid
negro vote. The Democratic party is for
Hancock and equal rights; lor liberty and
union, for peace on earth and good will to
all men. But it does not want the vote ot
a single slave either physical or men
tal. AXLEY'S GAMBLING HOUSE RAIDED
Between eleven and twelve o'clock last
night a successful raid was made on the
gambling house of French Axley, situated
on the corner of Eighth and Commercial.
Evidently Mayor Thistlewood and the po
lice force had resolved to profit by the
former raid made on the house when noth
ing and nobody was captured, and this time
went to work scientifically. The raid had
been planned by the mayor and Chief Rob
inson for some time and they agreed that
last night would be the "accepted time"
to carry out their carefully laid plans. Ac
cordingly, when the "boys" were
most deeply engaged and least
expected interruptance, the Chief,
accompanied by Officers Dunker, Schuck
ers, and Hogan, headed by tho mayor,
filed unobserved into the back yard of the
premises into which the only door in the
gambling room opens. Having arrived
there and stationed themselves in appropri
ate places, Mayor Thistlewood approached
the door of the room and lightly rapped,
the private signal which had been adopted
by frequenters the place in order to
train admittance. Thinking that one of their
"chums" was on the outside, the door keeper
opened the door an inch or two
to gain a look ut the party on the outside,
but upon doitig so the door was shoved
open and a grand rush was made for. the
inside by the entire force. But before
matters had proceeded thus far and when
the first sight was caught of the mayor's
countenance, general consternation pre
vailed among those on tho inside, who
made a desperate effort to escape. One
man, who wasn't recognized, immediately
jumped through the only window, carrying
the sash with him, and he was immediately
followed by others, who jumped pell mell
onto each other in their haste. As said be
fore, the mayor was tho first to enter the
room and as he did so a break was
made for the door by those who saw no
chance of escaping ly tho window. As the
rush was made, Officer Duuker, who was
immediately behind the mayor, caught the
first mau who had made the break and had
a lively tussle with him in which he tore off
one of the gambler's shirt sleeves in his ut
tempt to prevent his escape. The second
man who made the break escaped, but the
third was firmly hung to by the chief, and
although tho chief is a powerful man, he had
his equal to copo with, and in tho wrestlo
gained the middle of Eighth street before ho
obtained the upper hand. While this was
g ing on Officer John P. Hogan had taken
I !-essiou of the gambling table in the
l om and had covered the money thereon
$12.40 witii his pistol, while Officer
Schuckers gathered up the dice
and chips. This was captured
as was also two decks of cards, about
one hundred aid fitty bone "chips" col
ored red. white and blue one crap table
and three sets of dice. The officers also
captured nine men all ot them negroes
who, being residents here and family
men were permitted to enjoy their
liberty until Monday, when they will
have a hearing. The white men who
were present made their escape with dex
terity and speed as did also the proprietor.
The raid, all considered, was a very suc
cessful one and reflects credit on the
Mayor, the Chief and all concerned in
it. Considering that the gas was
immediately turned off upon their presence
becoming known, that for a time they were
compelled to work in the dark and that
they were but few in number, the haul they
made was a noble one.and one that it is to
be hoped will be theHneans of breaking up
the disreputable den v, hich has so long been
a disgrace to the very heart of our little
The News of lust night accuses Sir. J.
Wagley Hill of "having given notice to
those of bin tenants that took part in the
parade Thursday night, to get out of his
houses." Mr. Hill by way of reply to this
charge requests the publication of the
following notice to vacate his pt-rmUes,
which was served on the darkey in ques
tion before the procession mentioned was
dreamed of. Although the charge is
hardly worthy of attention, it may please
some to see a denial of it, and hence we give
The following is the notice I served on
Doughs Burton before he turned out in
procession, and which gives the lie to the
statement ot the News. Now, if the sweet
scented rose-geranium editor of the News
can suck any consolation out of this notice
for his fust dying party he is welcome to it.
I am not blessed with but one colored ten
ant, and his vote only counts one, ami it
makes do difference to me if fie marches
in clouds of his kind. J. Waoley Hill.
L'onu'ln" Durton. Esq.:
You are bcrehy notified uat on anil after the Situ
da) of September, A. U., 11, 1 will art ami course
j ii tut the houie now occupied by yon, ten (10) dol
Km per nnnt!i said tiouie being situated ou
lot four4) In block peventy-threo (7:t), In the rlty of
Cairo, Illinois. Tu1 the ;id day of September,
1S0, at Cairo. 111. J. W Aiil.tr H.ll, Auent.
Tlifl "RAVEN" AGAIN. .
A Ul iPATCII IUOM im. M. t'ClIELL OK MEM
PHIS TO MAYOR THISTLEWOOD.
Memphis, Tenn., Sept. 4, 1830.
To Mayor Thletlewood, Cairo, 111.
"Towboat Raven and barges passed up
this morning. As a measure of extra pre
caution, she was thoroughly disinfected and
fumigated at the national board of health
station, below Memphis. All on board are
well and no suspicion of danger can now
attach to her. "R. W. Mitchell,
Director Inspection Servico, N. B. II.
The boat will arrive hero this evening.
As will be seen from the d'spatch, she
passed the station of the national board of
health at Men phis, with a clear permit
and was thoroughly disinfected. It is
probable therefore that she will bo per
mitted to land here as would any other
For the Cairo Bulletin.
BY LETHE'S TIDE.
Fresh amid tho budding rose
Is the lmprecs of tho'.r feet,
Still within tho raslden't trese
Lingers breath of lilac sweet.
Spai)lh eyes are softly glancing
Where they soon ahull glance no moro
O'er tho white bloom of love's Edeu
Near tho dusk of Lethe's shore.
Tremulous tho Hps of crlmsoa
As they take tuotr farewell klKS,
Ere tho flow of von dark river
Drowns the mem'ry of their bliss.
Charming maid uud loyal lover,
Drlnklngdeep of Lethe's gloom
Bettor rest, with matble faces,
In love's Eden of suow bloom.
Billiol'8, dizziness, nausea, etc., nro re
lieved by small doses of Carter's Little Liver