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THE DAILY BULLETIN,
ENTK11KD AT TUB PWT OFKtOK IN CAIUO, IL
, LlNOlH, AS SECOND-CLASS MATTKK.
OFFICIAL PAI'BROF AI.KXANDEK COUNTY.
Krnt II. Thieleokf, City Ktlitor.
Only Morning Daily in Southern Illinois.
OfflrUI Pupir ui tli Cllv ofCHlro.
TABER BRO'S Manufacturing Jewelers,
No. 128 Commercial ave., Cairo, 111.
LOCAL WKATHBK KEPJItT.
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CilBO, Ill..S.-pt. 11, ISHO (
Time. Bar. Ther. Hum. Wind. Vtl Weather.
am 30.SU 60 82 Calm n 0
7 " SU.iM HS 7 SK 1
10 " gust "i M Cloudy
2p. m.. ao.g'i 71 S3 8 ti Dt Kain
Mailmum Temperature, 72; Minimum Turn
periiuiu. 57 ; Kainl'all 0.(10 Im-hu.
Kiver 14 lent liioiu-.i Klne 7 inrhvi.
W. II. IUT,
Serii't Signal Cores. U. 8. A.
SPECIAL LOCAL ITEMS.
' Notices In tbl column, flvu cents per line, each
A perfect Smoke Burner for steam
boilers. Borden, Selleck & Co., St. Louis
FOR SALE AT A BARGAI N .
. , A pair of good large Buy Mares, Wagon
And Harness. Apply at Fitzgerald's livery
ROOMS TO KENT.
Furnished or unfurnished; four Mocks
from post office, and only two blocks
from three first class boarding houses.
For particulars apply at Tue Bulletin
, The undersigned will, on and after
May 1st, be prepared to lurnisa 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 cream is
made by an experienced artist and cannot
tail to give satisfaction on trial. Orders
left at ice house, corner Eighth and Levee,
will receive prompt attention. Will be fur
aished at $1.25 per gallon in quantities from
one gallon upwards. Robert IIkwett,
SEPTEMBER 7tH TO OCTOBER 9lll.
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. H. Jones, Ticket Agent.
A GRAND BALL.
1 A Grand Cane ball will be given by the
Delta Fire company, in their hall, on Thurs
day evening, September 16th, 1S80. The
public is respectfully invited.
Madame Floyd has opened a day school
at I timer hall, where she hopes to be pat'
ronized. Special success assured in mathe
matics, Latin, French and music. Terms
How to Gkt Sick. Expose yourself day
-and night, eat too much without exercise;
work too hard without rest; doctor all the
time; take alt the vile nostrums advertised
and then you will want to know
How to Get Well. Which is answered
in thiee words Take Hop Bitters! See
-other column. express.
The War among Boot and Shok Deal
.kbs is raging, but it is generally conceded
that the best place to buy is at C. Koch's
shoe store, where always will be found, tho
largest and best stock of custom hand-made
boou and shoes tor the lowe-t prices. We
are daily receiving new goods, and doubt'
lets carry the largest stock of custom-made
jrood in tins city, of the best manufacturers
For bargains call at C. Koch, No. 90 Cora
anercial avenue, between 5th and 6th streets,
"This celebrated choice butter, now on
"Land and received daily by express, in tubs
and catie, at the New York store.
Fkj.i.oV Syrup of Hypophosphites, by
restoring strength to the nerves and muscles
of the stomach, urea dyspepsia, which is
but the result of loss ot nervous strength,
followed by muscular relaxation.
GARLAND BASE BURNER.
The heaviest ami handsomest heating
tove ever offered in this market, for soft
coal, also, same pattern for hard coal, a
favorite with all who have tried them. New
arrivals of every variety ot stoves for the
' fall trade an: rolling In every day. Last
but not leant the celebrated Charter Oak
(!. W. Hendehson,
1!4 Commercial Avenue.
Baltinoue, Md. I have used Dr. Bull's
Cough Syrup personally and in my family
for two or three years, and am prepared to
ay that there is nothing to compare to it as
remody for Coughs, Colds, etc. James
THE DAILY CAIRO BULLETIN: TIIURSSDAY MORNING,
Near Concordia, Bolivar county, Missis
sippi, I havo 1,500 Bcre of land ia cotton
und corn to bo picked und housed. To ac
commodate white and colored laborers I
havo largo frouio-houscs with brick, tire
places in each, witli berths and mattresses
in each house, sufficient to accommodate ft
large number of laborers. Tho house for
whites will bo separated from those for
colored laborers. The highest price will bo
paid for good hands. Wm. M. Sleiwh.
BUCKLEN'S AltNICA SALVE.
The best salve in the world for cuts,
bruises, sores, ulsers, salt rheum, tover sores,
tetter, chapped hands, chilblains, corns, und
all khids of skin eruptions. This salvo is
guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction in
every case or money refunded. Price, 25
cents per box. For sale by Geo. E. O'Hara.
GENERAL LOCAL ITEMS.
Notice In tliono columns, ion cent! per lino,
etch Insertion. Marked
The Republicans now spell it M-e-a-n.
Mr. Tlios. Lewis went to St. Louis on
Mr. Haskell will speak in the Temper
ance hall to-morrow.
Mrs. Dr. P. F. Stephens, a clairvoyant
physician, is in the city.
Maine went "h lbcnt for Gov. Kent,"
and she'll be true to Hancock too.
"Between too auis'' cigarettes, whole
sale and retail, at F. Korsmeyer's.
Alderman Saup, af :cr an absence from
the city of a week or more, returned yester
Job work, all kinds, up stairs over
Taber's jewelry stare. Alden's job olnce.
Betting Republicans are suddenly get
ting scarce. They seem to be losing their
'Between the Acts" cigarettes, whole
sale and retail, at F. Korsmeyer's.
The city council t met last night, but
transacted nothing but the usual routine
Ex-Governor Beveridge will probably
address the Republicans at Mound City on
Favorable comments upon Mr. Oberly's
speech were, yesterday, numerously in
dulged in by Republicans and Democrats
The wife ot Mr. J. II. Stephens, col
ored, who died day-before yesterday,
was taken to Villa Ridge for interment yes
terday. Hon. John H. Oberly will probably
leave for Springfield this afternoon. Ho
makes his next speech at Dixon on Satur
Loit. A black crape veil, on Tues
day evening between 9th and llth on Wal
nut street. The finder will please leave it at
Phil Saup's store.
Mrs. C. W. Henderson left the city
yesterday morning for Gibson City, this
state, on a months visit to relatives and
It you want to buy any sort of a first
class bmgup, heating stove, don't fail
to read Henderson's notice in special local
The ladies of St. Josephs church will
give a grand supper next Tuesday ami
Wednesday eveuings at the Hibernian's hall
the proceeds to be used for the benefit
of the church.
Quito a crowd of curious men, girls
and boys gathered at Boicourt's livery
stable, yesterday afternoon, to witness the
dexterity displayed by the Texan in
lassoing his ponies.
Mr. Dan'l Ilartman lctt yesterday for
New York for the purpose ot purchasing a
stock of new goods in his line. He will be
gone four or five weeks, and Mr. Jack Tow
ers has charge ot his establishment during
The Democrats of Alexander county
should bear in mind that a grand free bar
becue will be given at Hodges Park on
Saturday next. Every Democrat should so
arrange his affairs so as to bo able to be
Offenders of the law were exceedingly
scarce yesterday. Not even a pluin drunk
graced the dockets ot our various justices.
In the language of Justice Olmsted, ''the
election in Maine has had a purifying influ
ence on humanity in general."
It was expected that tho city council,
at its meeting night before last, would take
into consideration tho advisability of dis
pensing with the services of tho health of
ficer. But that body, in its wisdom, Ignored
the matter and, perhaps, properly so.
Mr. John Fitzgerald, eldest son of our
coroner, who has been in the employ of Mr.
Ronnie tor some time, learning tho machin
ist's trade, left for St. Louis yesterday,
where he goes to complete his knowledge
of the trade ho has adopted.
Mr. C. C. Davidson, well known to all
old Cairoites, is in the city renewing old
friendships before continuing his journey
from tho east to his home in Denver Colo
rado. He looks younger and better than
he did ten years ago. A look at him is
euough to make his grayhcaded old friends
anxious to take Greeley's advise and "go
west" to Colorado.
Tho annual conference ol tho colored
Methodists will be held in this city on
Saturday next. Not less than fifty minis
ters are expected to put in an appearance
by that time. Tho meeting will probably
be held in a large tent which was yester-
day received from Paducah, and which will
bo pitched on Eighteenth Btreet, between
Washington and Walnut.
Some of tin white Republican leaders
here called the colored voters to a meeting
last Tuesday night on tho pretonso that im
portant business was to bo transacted, and
alter tho meeting was over requested them
to go right homo without stopping on their
way. Those instructions were given them
manifestly to prevent them from attending
the speech of Hon. J. II. Oberly fearing
that the coloreo men would bo influenced
by tho truths, which they knew ho would
Mr. Wharton, tho gentleman who was
advertised in The Bulletin to come hero
with Texas ponies for sale, has arrived with
a fine lot, as can bo seen by visiting tho
stock yards, whero they are corralod. Our
informant was a little"off" in his statement
that they were selling from $10 to f"50.
That it was an error is plain to bo seen as
tho freight alono on any kind of an animal
is over $11 a head. Tho fact is tho ponies
are selling from $30 to $05, and are well
worth the price asked.
False reports, regarding tho move
ments of steamboats, are calculated to do
much harm, and should be guarded against
by those having charge of the river depart
ment of our daily newspapers. The ac
count, which appeared in the Cincinnati
Commercial several days ago, regarding a
fight on the Lower Ohio, was based upon
rumor only, and proved to be totally devoid
of truth. While the importance of the
5 tum was not esoeciallv re
markable, it would seem to indicate plainly
the necessity ot examing carefully tho
source of all rumors of a like character.
We regret that the reporter at Cairo has
been misled on this occasion, especially as
his record shows him heretofore in the
light of accuracy and percision.
This is the kind of consolation the
Globe-Democrat of yesterday gives to tho
Republicans of the country over the re
mains of their party in Maine;
"The result of the Maine election is now
known with sufficient accuracy to enable
us to draw our conclusions, and it would be
very foolish to disguise the meaning or di
minish the importance of so serious a de
feat. It is really the greatest disaster which
has happened to the Republican party in
twenty years, and it can not be disposed of
by affecting to disregard it, or by any of
those cheap consolations with which party
managers are wont to console themselves
with on such occasions. We are at loss to
understand what the New York Tribune
mean3, for instance, by calling it "a drawn
battle," or by claiming that Maine is a state
which had no share in the recent revival of
prosperity. If this is the case why was it
not made known before the election, and
why was the issue distinctly made on . the
very point that the country s prosperity-
was the Republican party's platform?
Maine was selected or accepted as a battle
ground, and the 500,000,000 Republican
voters were told that the election was a test
of the feeling of tho whole country, and
that tho chief reliance of tho Republican
party was the general prosperity which its
management had done so much to bring
about. After this, to turn around and do
clare the election is not a test, that the re-
suit means nothing, that there is noconect
ion between the politics of Maine and the
prosperity of the country, is to insult the
intelligence of every one who rcBds such
A visit to the rooms of tho salvation !
army, the other day, proved of interest to
us, and what we saw there may be of in
terest to -our readers. They are
domiciled on the second floor of Dr. Clark's
building on Ohio Levee. The rooms which
they occupy arc entirely without furniture.
No carpet, no pictures, no bedsteads, no
chairs, no tables, no benches, no
pantry and nothing to put in one.
A number of mattresses were laid
along each side of the rooms. The ladies
occupying the rooms on one side of the
hall, and the men those on the other.
Some of the latter were lying on their beds,
writing letters, and others were sitting
around on trunks, reading religious books.
A lew miserable little red apples, lying in
the corner of one of the rooms and a pie,"
which had found its way behind a trunk,
was all the eatables we could 6ee. Yet
those present seemed to be cheery and well
enough fed. We found Mrs. Haskell, an
intelligent lady, who seemed to bo de
voted to the causo in which her husband
has embarked. She is an elderly lady ap-
patently in the neighborhood of sixty
whoso well formed head is graced by many
a silvery hair. She spoke with much earn
estness of the good work tho army had ac
complished, and as she related instance
after instance of the conversion of men, who
were never reached by the influence of tho
church, her eyes brightened with interest
and her manner showed that her faith in
tho effectiveness of her husband's work was
sublime. She referred to one instance,
whero an old gray-tioaded man was con
verted by them to Christianity in St. Louis,
"Would you bolievo it!" She exclaimed,
"that wo met an old silver-haired man in
St. Louis, who had never heard a sermon in
his life. It Is a fact. The old man at
tended our services, became interested,, and
was convinced of the truthfulness of tho
gospel as preached by Mr. Haskell. Ho
was converted and with tears confessed that
the religion of Christ had been unknown
to him until he sought our tent. This is
only one instance of hundreds, which the
church had never reached, and perhaps
would novorhave reached." We lott her
and tho rest with tho impression that they
were at least sincere in tho work they had
The attempt to establish tho system ot
telephone lines, in this city, is meeting
with marked favor among our citizens.
Mr. Kent has already received twenty ap
plications from citizens for its establish
ment in their respective homos and now
needs but five more to Imvo the requisite
number to justify him to proceed in the ac
complishment of his purpose. In the
other cities whoso citizens have so
far adopted it, tho benefits derived there
from have surpussed the most sanguine ex
pectations of its most ardent advocates.
The merchants are enabled to
dispense with errand boys and are enabled
to transact all manner of business in their
offices in a few minutes, which, under ordi
nary circumstances, required hours of time
and long walks. Families and citizens
generally are saving tho expense of
market boys and are enabled to secure
every thing they need in the household
merely by speaking the wish into a wooden
tube. Euterprising retail merchants have
even gone so far as to establish the instru
ment in tho homes of their customers,
in order to secure their trade, and
facilitate the ordering and delivery of goods
Friends living miles apart, indifferent parts
of the city, are enabled to chat socially with
one another about tho latest fashions, or to
arrange matters of greater importance.
Great mercantile houses and manufacturers
are using them in the transaction of their
multifarious matters of business and intelli
gence and newspaper offices have found
them indispeusible. What the telegraph
and the railroad have done for nations and
lor tho world at large, the telephone is do
ing, on a smaller scale, for the communities.
As the former have had a civilizing influ
ence upon the entire human family, and
established a better understanding aud
more permanent friendship between peo
ples; so tho latter will bring the inhabitants
of a city into closer relationship; tend to
increase sociability; to elevate the general
status of society, and insure more
general good feeling among all
classes and individual citizens.
But it is superior to the telegraph in so far
as it can be used by all who understand
and can speak language. It is not neces
sary to learn a new alphabet, or a string of
word-signs, in order to enable one to use it
and hence it can be used to transmit alike
the "papa" of the prattlimr babe, and
weightiest message that can be articulated.
It is to be hoped that our citizens will
give Mr. Kent all necessary encouragement
Gen. Haskell and his army had a fair
attendance in his tent last uight, ami held
the close attention of his audience. He
began by a reference to what is generally
called the aristocracy and indulged in a
severe criticism of that eliment, saying
that it had been one of the bitterest op
ponents of the temperance cause. He
could see no difference between becom
ing intoxicated on wine and
getting drunk on whiskey. From this he
J passed over to a more direct consideration
of the mode of temperance reform. He
jau jC(j morai suasion ; believing that it had
accomplished much good where other influ
ences might have failed, and that he would
not now detract from its power. But he
held that it alone was incapable of effecting
the end sought by earnest temperance re
formers. All that the enemies of drink all
over the country had so far been able to do,
was to hold the demon of rum
at bay, and that stronger efforts must be
made if he should be destroyed. Whisky
wus backed by legislation and the strong
aim of the law; it had for its votaries some
of tho most influential public men in the
land and had established itself in every
community with a firmness that defied
all opposition. . The dealer was
licensed by law to soli his wares to whom
ever he pleased, and with a disregard for
tho misery he caused that was diabolical,
ho resisted, with all the power at his com
mand any attempt to curtail his traflic.
He did not believe in concentrating the ef
fort in the direction of temperance reform
entirely upon the drunkard, but thought
that a heavy hand should be raised, and
bitter warfare waged against him who
makes the drunkards. Men came to a city
and for a numberof dollars bought from the
authorities, tho privilege of disrupting the
prosperous and" peaceful state of the com
munity; they brought riot where there was
quiet; crime whero there was virtue; misery
and wuut whero there was happiness and
plenty. Moral suasion had no power
with them. What would be the consequence,
if tho man who and committed a henious
crime an incendiary, murderer or other
villain were brought before the court for
trial aud the judge, after bearing the case
aud flading him guilty, should simply re
quest him to "pleaso do so no more."
What would bo thought if a man were to
enter Cairo with four or five rapucious lions,
and obtaining from tho city council, for
payment of a few dollars, tho privilege to
allow his beasts to run at large in the city?
and what would tho people do if a
woman came to tho owner of tlio lions and,
with wild gosturcrs and breaking heart, ro
uted to him how one of them had torn to
pieces hero little child, and if, after calmly
listening to the pitious request of the moth
er to confine his boasts, he should place his
thumbs in the arm holes of his vest and
cooly ttuswor: "Madam, I have paid (if-
This Space is Reserved for
A. MARX, the Clothier,
Whose Advertisement will Appear
in a few days.
teen dollars for the privilege of allowing
my lions to tear your children to pieces." j
Would not the people borrow all the shot- i
"uns in the state, if necessary, anil put j
more holes through those, lions than could
be counted in a sieve? This was the style
of his argument throughout anil while an
extended syuopsis would be of interest to
our readers, we havo no space for it
To-night Mr. Blackburn will deliver an
origunal lecture ou temperance, which will
be free to all. Mr. Blackburn is a man of
more than ordinary intelligence aud those
who hear him will not fail to be entertain
ed. CAIRO'S FAMOUS FASTER.
Mr. R. Jones, the Commercial avenue
shoe maker, has undertaken to rob Dr.
Tanner of his laurels by fasting for fifty
three days. He commenced his fast on
Monday morning aud has entirely abstain
ed from food since, taking only an occa
sional drink of mineral water. He is un
der the care of Dr. Sullivan and the follow
ing scientific gentlemen who have kept
a watchful eye on him fiom the start and
who are determined that the people shall
not be humbugged by Wm: Wm. Mcllale,
John Gates, Pat. Fitzgerald, jWill Smyth,
Chas. Frank and Frank Gazola. Day be
fore yesterday he was in a very weak con
dition, and Mr. Mcllale rented Shed's hall
for him and had a mattress placed in one
corner for his comfort, which he occupied
during the night. Dr. Sullivan, who watch
ed him, reported to us: "Mr. Jones was
not improved by his night's rest, but showed
more thau ever before the effects of the ter
rible Straiu he is undergoing." He has
given up drinking at his favorite "springs,"
as he takes his morning walk, and, indeed,
drinks comparatively little water at any
time. Yesterday he slept for
some time after returning from
a walk on Commercial avenue and Ohio
Levee and then glanced hastily over his
mail, which is beginning to pour in from
all the towns in the neighborhood of this
city. There wa9 a letter from the mayor of
Paducah, another from Jack Hodges and
an offer of marriage from
a buxom widow of this
city, whose name we, at present, withhold.
A number of visitors called on him at
Scheel's hall yesterday afternoon and he,
as usual, felt called upon to make an effort.
He rose from his mattress, seized a cane,
with which he had been provided by Pat.
Mockler, ami began shuffling
around the hall, lie made lap after lap
while the visitors, among whom were many
of his young lady-friends, whispered, "How
wonderful!" But it was evident that at
every step his weary muscles protested
against the demonstration of his imperious
will. At last he finished a distance esti
mated, by Mr. Chas. Thmpp and Capt.
Hambleton, as half a mile, and sank into a
chair, too tired to give utterance even to a
sigh of relief. About 2 o'clock yesterday
afternoon we called on him
and found his pulse was
74, his respiration 16, and his temperature
98 2-5 degrees. Dr. Sullivan informed us
that the dynamometer indicated a pressure
of 80 kilogrammes with the right hand and
8." with the left. His weight was 172, a
loss of two pounds since day before yester
day. From 2 to 5 Mr. Joues sat in relig
ious meditation with Wm. Mcllale at his
Bide, w ho prayed with him and occasional
ly road portions of the psalms of David in
a voice filled with sadness ami an expres
sion ol countenance which denoted sub
lime devotion. He is constantly growing
weaker and is losing in weight,
but his scientific watchers express,
the opinion that, like Dr. Tauner, his
weight will soon increase, nnd that he will
finish his fust without very great suffering
He exhibits even greater will power than
did Dr. Tanuer and expresses himself as
entirely confident that ho will prove to be
the champion faster of the world.
Midnight. In tho past three hours he
has consumed less than a gill of water and
marchod around tho hall eight times. His
gait was firm and step clastic.
We visited School's hall at four o'clock
t'tis morning and found that Mr. Jones had
'-.'en taken suddenly ill. He was seized
with nausea and threw up gome thick
mucous substance. Dr. Sullivan was very'
much alarmed and ordered an alcoholic
vapor bath. This had a good effect, and
as we go to press, Mr Jones is quietly sleep
ing. Never have the Republicans worked
harder than in the campaign just closed
in Maine. Had they not sought to stir up
strife between the sections
The Sprinfield Monitor, one of the lead
ing papers of Illinois, says in an article on
the recent election in Vermont that "noth
ing ever charged upon the south can com
pare with the cowardly outrages that are
customarily committed upon workingmeu
who are employes of-inanufacturers in the
eastern states." lien Butler, himself a
msuuf;icturer, says the same thing and
furnishes the pnof.
Mr, Hates, before going to California,
drew his salary for the months of August
and September, a proceeding which is de
cidedly objectionable. As a public ser
vant, Mr. Hayes has no right to his salary
until he has earned it. Wages for work,
and as Mr. Hayes is off on a pleasure tour
and partian business, he ought to be
docked for the two months named. Mr.
Hayes has no right to pocket his salary
when he is serving his party on the stump
and seeking his own pleasure.
The following pleasing and highly im
portant intelligence was enthusiastically
telegraphed from New York t ) the Chicago
Tribune of Monday:
"Leading Republicans of this city are
looking forward to the election in Maine
to-morrow with the confident expectation
that it will prove even a greater Republi
can victory than the recent election in Ver
mont. So thinks Gov. Jewell, chairman of
of the national committee, und so, also,
thinks Gen. Hooker, the secretary. Both
these geutleuien have had unusual oppor
tunities for observation and accurate sources
of information at their command. Senator
Don Cameron saiu to-day that he believed
there would be large Republican gains in
many of the districts of that state, and that
there would be found to be no losses any
where." PUT IT TO PROOF.
At u time w hen the community is flooded
with so many unworthy devices and
concoctions, it is refreshing to
find something thattis beneficial
and pure. So conscious are the proprie
tors of Dr. King's New Discovery tor the
Consumption of the worth of their reme
dy, they offer all who desire, a trial bottle
free of charge. This certainly would bo
disastrous to them did not the remedy pos
sess the remarkablecurative powers claimed.
Dr. King's New Discovery for the Con
sumption will positively cure asthma, bron
chitis, stubborn coughs, colds, phthisic,
quinsy, hoiirseness, croup, or any affection
of the throat or lungs. As you value your,
existence give this wonderful remedy a trial
by calling on Geo. K. O'Hara, Druggist
Cairo, Ills., and obtaining a trial bottlef ree
of charge, or regular sized bottlcs,$ 1.00.(1)