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THE DAILY CAIRO BULLETIN: THURSDAY , MORNING, SEPTEMBER 23, 1880.
THE DAILY BULLETIN.
RSTtlltD AT THE l'(WT OFflCrt IN CAIIIO, IL
LINOIS, AS CKCOND-CLA88 MATTKH.
OFFICIAL PAPER OF ALKXANDKK COUNTY.
Krnwrt I. ThleUxko, Cltv Kditor.
Only Mornins Daily iu Southern Illinois.
Official I'Hpcr ol that'll y of Cairo.
TABER BRO'S Manufacturing Jewelers,
No. 128 Commercial ave., Cairo, 111.
LOCAL WEATHER KKPOUT.
ClIRO, lll..Ni-pt.tf, IB') I
Time. iiar. Ther. Hum. Wind. Vtl Weather.
10 " i ii
p. m.. (.
Mailiuum Temperature. '-i; Minimum Teio
erturt. 57 3 ; Kamlall U.l i Inchra .
Kirer 14 feet 'I lche. Klu 7 lwhei.
W. II. RAY,
Sern't Signal Coron. U. 8. A.
SPECIAL LOCAL ITEMS.
Xotfea la till culumo, flvo cents per line, each
The undersigned will, on and after
May 1st, he prepared to turnish our citi
zens a first ritte quality of ice cream,
equal in every way tirth furnished in
Chicago, made fresh daily, and furnished
in freezer, from one gallon upwards; deliv
ered to any part f the city. This cream is
made ly 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 he: fur
nished at 1.23 per gallon in quantities from
one gallon. upwards. IIohkht Hewktt,
SEPTEMBER (Til TO OCTOBER DTI!.
The Illinois Central railroad will cell ex
cursion tickets at greatly reduced rates.
This is the only mute running two Uuily
trains. The only line that runs sleepers
through from Cairo to Cincinnati without
change. J. Johnson, Gen'l Agent.
J. ll. Jonks, Ticket Agcut.
A first class family horse, sound and
gentle, one of the best in the city, good in
any place, will bo gold at a low figure.
Apply to Frank Kratky, Union bakery.
Madame Floyd has opened a day school
at Turner hall, where she hopes to be pat
ronized. Special success assured in mathe
matics, Latin, French and music. Terms
The War amonu Boot and Shoe Deal
ers is raging, but it is generally conceded
that the best place to buy is at C. Koch's
shoo store, where always will be found the
largest and best stock of custom hand-made
boots and shoes tor the lowo-t prices. We
are daily receiving new goods, and doubt
less carry the largest stock of custom-made
goods in this city, ot the best manufacturers
For bargaius call at C. Koch, No. 90 Com
mercial avenue, between 5th and Gth streets,
OARLAND BASE BURNER.
The heaviest and handsomest heating
stove ever offered in this market, for soft
coal, also, gunio pattern for hard coal, a
favorite with all who have tried them. New
arrivals of every variety ot stoves for the
fall trado are rolling in every day. Lust
but not least the celebrated Charter Ouk
Cook Stoves. C. W. Henderson,
194 Commercial Avenue,
BUCKLEN'S ARNICA SALVE.
The best salve in tho world for cuts,
bruises, sores, ulsers, salt rheum, lever sores,
tetter, chapped hands, chilblains, corns, and
all kinds of sk in eruptions. This salvo is
guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction in
every case or money refunded. Price. 25
cents per box. For sale oy Geo. E. O'Haha
BRICK LAYERS WANTED.
A number ot first-class bricklayers can
obtain employment at good wages by op
plying to Henry Stout, corner Second
street and Commercial avenue.
Tho "Burnside property" on corner south'
east corner Seventh and JelTerson avenue.
House has eight rooms and kitchen. Good
cellar, wood-shod and cistern. Four lots.
Terms reasonable. M. J. Howmcv,
Real Estate Agent.
TibUSE FOR RENT.
"Enquire ot Eugene E. Ellis, at office, 77
Ner Concordia, Bolivar county, Missis
sippi, I have 1,500 ai res of land in cotton
tai corn to be picked and housed. To ac
commodate white and colored laborers I
km Urge frame-houses with brick, fire
4c in etch, with herths und mattresses
in rch ho'iKO. sufficient to accommodate a
UfjM.itrf laborers. The homo for
mUm will be a-panted Irom those for
v'4 Ubortrs. The highest price will be
pui far f wi titadi. Wx. M. Sledue.
DRESS GOODS DEPARTMENT
GOLDTINE AND ROSEN WATER,
No. 13C and 138 Commercial av.
50 pieces, all wool Dress Cashmeres,
elegant goods and double width, la all the
prevailing shades, including Bronze Pea
cock, Oeu d' arme, Heliotrope and Sap
phire, &c, at 43 cents per yard worth 73
cents. 25 pieces, imported Momio Cloth
in all the prevailing shades, at 27 cents per
vard worth 45 cents. These goods are a
rrrant l.nrrrnin ond nil thnqn in want Ot
H.vi. - --
Hrf.es firwvlu. alimild wail theOlSClVCS Ot
TUEC. B. BENEFIT.
Tho citizens of Cairo having tendered a
benefit to tho Comiquc Band, to take place
next Friday night, 24th instant, tickets
have been place on sale with Louis Her
bert, John Keohlcr, Mike O'Donnell, Rich
ard Fitzgerald, Patrick Fitzgerald, Rob't
Stewart, the New York Store, P. II. Schuh,
Elmer Commings, Fred Birchman, Louis C.
Herbert, A. T. DcBaun, Dan Fitzgerald,
tho Planters House, R. Smyth & Co., Her
man Meyer, Peter Saup, St. James Hotel,
Nick Monce and I. Farnbaker. Price ot
tickets, 50 cts.
GENERAL LOCAL NEWS.
Notice In theeo colnmni, ten cents per lino,
each tncertion. Marked
Mr. Richard Slack, of Anna, arrived
in tho city last night.
-Hon. F. E.Albright was in the city,
yesterlay , and called on The Bulletin.
The great speech of R. B. Hayes:
"These tine pumpkins, magnificent
Barnum's circus will pitch its teuts
back of this office this morning.
Rev. E. B. Olmsbd, of Caledonia, is in
the city, visiting his son, Judge Olm
We regret to hear of the death of the
ittleson of Hon. John R. Thomas. He
died a few days ago.
The trial of Mrs. Whitcamp for the
murder of her husband has again been post
poned. Harry Hill, Robt. Smyth's racor, is at
the Charleston fair and will '-show Ins
metal" in a trotting race on Friday.
The Misses Kate and Carrie Hawkins
returned to the city yesterday after an ab
sence of several weeks.
Mr. Ike Burger, a brother of our enter
prising merchants, the Burger Bros., arrived
in this city yesterday morning. He has
"come to stay."
The grand jury adjourned yesterday
evening, it Having compietou its lanors,
which were few, "with neatness ond dis
The citizens of Cairo tender tho Comi
quc band a benefit on Friday nitrht, as an
appreciation of their disinterested set ices
rendered. The boys deserve a rousing
house. As to where tickets are kept for
sale consult the advertisement in another
A general convention ol the undertak
ers of the United States is in session this
week at Boston. The fact is not without its
significance. Perhaps thoy are discussing
the proper method to give such a large
Corpse as the Republican party a decent
burial next November.
City Attorney Ileudrie's recently in
stituted eleven suits before Judge Olmsted,
against the C. & V. R. R. Co., for violating
the city ordinances by leaving cars standing
iu the streets of the city. The cases were
decided last evening, the oinpany making
no defense. F'nes of $23 were assessed in
Quite a uumber ot people from neigh
boring towns arrived in this city yesterday
to see Barnum's show, and nmny.inoio nre
expected to put iu an appearance to-day.
Judging from the present outlook Cairo
will be blessed with an unusual number ot
strangers who desire to see "the elephant."
Sohn Dugan, the white man, who has
been confined in the county jail for several
months on a charge of forging a note for
six hundred dollars on Mr. Jas. Cheney,
was yesterday tried in the circuit court and
sentenced to durance vile for one year,
The trial consumed tho greater portion ot
Tho case of tho colored man, Crocuh,
who several months ago beat a follow
creature of like hue with a sledge-hammer
at the box-factory, was yesterday afternoon
called in tho circuit court. All tho wit
nesses were examined, ami the case was
argued at length. At 10 o'clock last
night no decision had yet been reached.
Among thoso of our people who at
tended the Chester fair, now in progress,
may bo counted Miss Mattie 44aines, Mr
Andrew Lohr and wife, Mr. Bush, Mr. E. A.
Buder, Mr. Jas. Biggs and daughter, Geo.
Ray, Will Smyth, Robt.Stewart and Horaco
Furubaker. We learn from those who have
returned that but few people were in at
tendance and that the attractions were not
as numerous as they had reason to believe
they would bo.
Tho supper furnished by tho ladies o
St. Joseph's Church, in the Hibernian
cnginc-houso last night, attracted quito a
crowd of well wishers of tho church and
Father O'Hara, for whose benefit it was
given. Tho sisters of the hospital fur
nished a very handsome pyramid cake
named Hancock und English which was
rallied olf und won by Miss Nellie Stack.
It brought fourteen dollars. The supper
table, which was well putrotiizud, was grace
fully presided over by Miss Galvin, Miss
Haifle, and Mrs. Hicks, and Miss Bridget
Foley had charge of tho refreshment table.
It is estimated that tho cntiro amount
cleared was one hundred dollars.
The heavy -globe of a lamp hanging
from tho ceiling in the residence of Mr.
Jas. Keagan, yesterday, in some manner uu
explained to us, became dctatched whilo
the nurse was standing beneath it with his
little three months' old child m her arms,
and as it decended struck tho child
on tho head. Dr. Sullivai was at
onco sent for and found that the child was
stunned, but not otherwise injured. Had
the globe struck the child squarely on tho
head, instead of glancing off, it would have
been instantly killed.
At tho last meeting of the City Cour
cil tho Illinois Central Railroad Company
presented a petition asking it3 permission
to lay another track leading, from the main
track to the warehouse recently erected by
the company on Ohio levee, below Fifth
street, and promising to plank it well so
as not to interfere with tho passage ot
teams, etc. The petition was referred to
the street committee, which is composed of
Messrs. Patier, Pettit, Linegar, Smith and
Howlcy, which held a meeting Tuesday
afternoon for the purpose of taking the pe
tition under consideration. Judge Green
was present as consel for the company. He
said, among other things, that the ware
house had been set far enough buck upon
the company's property to leave ample
room on its own ground for the construc
tion of the track referred to, and that the
track would be constantly kept in a condi
tion to render it easily passable. The com
mittee took tho matter under consideration
and will report at the next meeting of the
Circular No. 70, just issued by the de
partment of agriculture, reports the condi
tion of the crops in Alexander county, as
follows; "Corn has made good growth,
and is above an average in condition; the
drouth which has prevailed for some time
is very untavorable tor tilling and will re
duce the prospects for more than an aver
age yield per acre. Fall wheat will not
return quite an average field per acre; the
graiu is rather small but plump and sound.
Oats injured by rust; grain light iu weight;
the yield per acre is much below an aver
age. Broom corn and sorghum cane nearly
up to an average iu condition. Meadows
returned nn average yield pur acre of hay of
excellent quality, which was generally
saved in good condition. Tobacco promises
well, and cotton is nearly up to ou average
in condition. Pastures are rather short,
and not up to average in condition. There
will be over three-fourths of an average
yield of Irish potatoes and a fair crop of
sweet potatoes. Fruit is falling oif badly;
there will be only a medium crop; the
quality is only fair. Farm stock is healthy
and in good condition."
The last words which General Haskell
uttered as he shook one of our cit:".ens by the
hand and bid him good-bye were that he
would ever pray for his friend.in Cairo, viz :
Captain Williams, Dr. Dunning and the
editor of The Bulletin. The General was
veiy thoughtful. A small slice of his
prayers, while it might do the two gentle
men first ntuned no good could do them
no particular harm. Hence we hope the
General will be tni'i to his word and in
dulge freely iu this pastime. P aycrs
such as he delivers are sufficient to move
a heavily loaded freight car from olT our
crossings, and if they fail to move the
hearts of thoso men, The Bulletin dis
claims all responsibility for tlieir condition
after Gabriel blows his trumpet.
We speak from obseivation when
we say that Cairo's young men are not
remarkable for fal ng iu lovo with every
pretty face and lithe form they meet. We
do not mention this to their ciedit or dis
credit, but merely as a matter of fact. Ot
course, they will, when unobserved, enst
shy glances at pretty passers by, but only
this and nothing more. Hut while this is
so, we deem it our duty to hold up before
the eyes of our young men especially such
good looking and marriageable young men
as city clerk Foley, Paul H. Schuh,
Cluudo Winter, etc. Tho sad fato of
Lynn Brooks, of Windsor, Indiana, in the
hope that they will profit by it. Lynn was
a young man of twenty-two. Ho fell
desperately in lovo with two young ladies.
They both reciprocated his offection, but for
the life of him he couldu't decide which he
loved worst. For this reason ho became
quitu desperate, and intimated to a few
friends that ho was tired of living, and
they might as well prepare themselves for
a sensation. They laughed at him. Rutin
the calm of the Sabbath evening, when the
sweet-voiced birds wero trilling their last
notes; when thosun,lingering behind tho far
away western hills, Hooding theeartli and
sky with a beautious crimson light
causing tho eyes of the home-roturting
cows to wink and blink, then this love
blithod young man rose up and concluded
that it was best to put an end to himself.
Accordinly ho seized a huge horse-pistol,
pressed it frantically to his temples, fired,
and in a few moments Kentucky cxperienc
ed another shower of mute flesh. And now
tho wires chrry the sal new over th
country that in all probability he will mar
ry neither of the girls. We repeat it, let
this be a warning to our young men,
The season for picking cotton being
now at its heighth down south, the demand
for pickers is and has been for soniy time'
very great; and, as informer years, tho col
ored people of Cuiro and Alexander county
could have gone to Louisiana and Missis
sippi in great numbers to find among their
former masters tho means of subsistence
which they fail to find here. This year tho
planters of tho south, both black and white,
seem to be put to more than usual trouble in
securing their plantation hands und their
calls upon tho idle men and women are as
numerous and as loud as ever und aro in
variably accompanied with offers
of tho most liberal. At tho opening
of tho cotton picking season the price paid
per hundred pounds was seventy cents,
which would enable most any one with a
little experience to clear a good sum de'ly.
But now the price has been raised to one dol
lar per hundred, and tho cry for more help
still continues to be heard with unabated
vigor. A few of our colored people, know
ing this to bo on opportunity for making
mqjiey, are tmxious to go, and have made
all nece3saiy preparations to go, but arc
prevented from doing so by tho effort of
our overzealous politiciims who arouse their
fears by telling them that if they go among
tho people ot the south this season they
will not bo allowed to return to their
homes until after tho coming election.
Our attention has been called to several
negroes who have sold out their little gar
den truck ami household goods at less than
their value, preparatoiy to embark'ng for
the plantations and earning money for the
winter, but who have allowed the nonsen
sical stories about the treacherous designs
on the part of the southern planters, many
of whom are negroes, to change their de
termination und remain at home. These
stories aro iu most cases circulated by men
who aro generally supposed to be honest,
and who pretend to bo the colored mnn's
best friend, though they never contribute a
cent to his subsistence; but whose known
intelligence precludes the idea that they
ure ciucere in their utterences and, by thus
deceiving tho colored man in a matter of
dollars and cents, leave no doubt that their
loud affirmations oflove for him are basest
hypocracy. Ex-Gov. Bevenage, like his
contemporaries in the business, filled with
an insane fear that some of the colored
voters, going down south, might stay there
until after the election, and thus weaken the
Republican party iu this county, warned
the colored men in his audience at Morid
City thu other night, that if they went
among the cotton planters of the South they
would not be permitted U retuia, etc.
In former years, .when there was no
election to come oh", tho Republican politi
cians had no use for the colored man and
did not hinder him from going dowa South
to pick cotton. Consequently the negroes
of this county, of both sexes, left in large
numbers and returned at tho end of acouple
of mouths with their pockets full of money,
which they spent freely among our mer
chants. This year, iulluenced by these false
reports they remained at home, even refus
ing to accompany planters of their own
color, who were here a short time trying to
engage hands, and ottering good wages.
As a result they will depend exclusively
upon odd jobs for their subsistance, and
may become u serious burden to the com
munity. DONGOLA NEWS.
Doncoj , September 20th, 1830.
Seven men can take a poor tramp out
after night nnd murder him. and, of course,
one man who is young, large and strong,
can knock down an old man; but ufter all
the old proverb that birds will come home
to roost often prjves true. It has already
come to pass that the cownrdy brute, who
knocked Old Trim down two weeks ago,
now lies at home with his head well ham
mered. For three days he was on a drunk,
traveling the streets of Dongola and trying
to get some one to light him. He swore
he was a "s n of a b h ou wheels," and
many other things did he swear till ho met
one Tom Hudson. Tom "to once" proceed
ed to give him a mauling to the extent that
the "s n of &c. ou wheels" had to be car
ried homo all in a gore of blood.
Those roughs who stepped to tho front und
paid the brute's fine for knocking Old Trim
down.cau now opcu their purses and pay
tho brute's doctor's bill, for so severely did
Hudson heat him that he had to have med
ical treatment. Wo havo recently read a
letter from Old Trim l tho Bulletin,
wherein he claims that Dongola has re
deeming qualities. Wo don't want to get
itito a light with pencils with Old Trim,
lut will venture to ask him in his next let
ter to tell us what those redeeming quali
ties are? Do they consist in her groceries
whisky and drug stores?
An examination ot candidates for admis
sion to the Hsgh School will take placo at
tho High School room on Monday tho 27th
iust, at 0 o'clock. Any who desiro. to en
ter tho High School at tho opening of the
year ami who do not hold certificates
ot admission should bo present at that
Pupils ol the lower grades who desire to
bo promoted, and who feel that they are
thoroughly prepared for it, will bo exam
Incd on Tuesday, the 2th Inst., at the
same place and beginning at tho same
Stranger or others who wero connected
with the hcIiooIs lact yeur, but who intend
n enter them at the beginning of the term,
will please come to tho High School room
; at I) o'clock ou Weduesdiy, September 30,
Tlr's Space is Reserved fur
A. M PiX, the Clothier,
Whose Advertisement wU Appear
in a few days.
to bo examined and assi led t their p:o
per grade ami room.
Ou Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Set
tember 30 to October 2, all the teacheis
who havo been engacd for the coming year
will be examined whether they hold certifi
cates or not.
Schools reopen Monday, October 4
G. G. Ai.vokd,
OK OENEtHL lAi'EREsT l)Ei .VEEN HON. W.
II. GREEN AND HON. oAO. H. 0I1ERLY
WHICH EXPLAINS ITsEI.K.
Cairo, Sept. 10, 19S0.
Hon. John II. Oberly, Springfield, Ills.:
Dear Sir: I have received many letters
inquiring whether you would canvass the
l$th dist.ict; and I believe your many
friends in this t'Mnct w.ll be greatly dis
appointed if you do not give them an op
portunity to bear you discuss the political
issues during the pending campaign.
Please allow mo to announce appoint
ments for at least ten speeches by you in
this district, and name the times ami the
In order that the canvass in this district
from now till the election may be definitely
arranged as early as possible, I ask an im
William H. Green.
Si-itiNfipiELD, III., Sept. 17, 1!?S0.
Dear Sir: Your favor of the 10th
hist, at hand. You ask ine ? make ten
political speeches in the Eighteenth Con
gressional District. I am anxious to meet
with and talk to my friends und neighbors
of Lower Eygpt, ond I am also very desir
ous of helping you ' the effective work
you aro doing for the Democratic pari.
Tou may therefore advertise meetings for
me at the following places: v
hawneetown, Saturday, October 10;
Golconda, Monday, October 18;
Metropolis, Tuesday, October 19;
Jonesboro, Thursday, October 21 ;
Sparta, Friday, October 22;
Marion. Thursday, October 28;
Murphysboro, Friday, October 2!);
DuQuoin, Saturday, October 30;
Cairo, Monday, Nuvcuiber 1;
JNO. II. OliERLY.
To Hon. Wm. 11. Green,
Chairman Congressional Commil.ee 18th
District, Cairo Illinois;
Tho St. Louis, Iron Mountain and South
ern Railway will run a special train to
Charleston, Friday, Sept. 21, the big day
of tho fair, leaving Cairo at 8 a. in.; return
ing, leave Charleston at 3 p. m. Fare for
rot'nd trip, 1.10.
H. II. Mi.,iit RN, Agent.
Wo call attention to the fact that on
Wednesday, October 13th, there will be
four distinguished Democratic orators in
Cairo. In canvassing the various parts of
tho district these political stars are made
by tho campaign machinery tocommerge at
Cairo on the 13th, which we rise to remark
would bo a good day for a grand Demo
cratic demonstration in our city.
BAlLxUM HAS COME.
'When Barnum comes" has been on
every body's lips for weeks. Tho school
boy and the school girl, the bootblack and
and the hoodlum, the merchant and the
mechanic, tho farmer nnd the farmer's wife
and his daughters and his sisters and his
cousins und his aunts have all looked for
ward to the day "when Baruum comes,"
and now Darrinm lias come and to-day will
come special truins loaded with people";
bteiimbouts filled with excursionists, men,
wotneh and children ou foot and on horse
back, to see tho only greatest show and
showman on earth, nnd not one will go
home disappointed. People will gather
under his field of canvass by the thousands,
and, there witness tho greatest ring per
formance ever eeeu under one tent. They
will see Madam Dockrill in her tlnilling
ai t ou the four and six bareback horse"', a
fr.it no other lady in the world attempts;
'. izel in her eagle swoop from the mouth
of a canon; the wonderful troup of twenty
. a!ued stallions; a beautiful tra-ned sta,
the only performing deer in the world ;
Madam Nelson and her flock of trained
doves; the museum of 30,000 curiosities
from land and eea from the Ea?t and
from the West; from all quarters of the
globe, all this and a thousand other things
promised "when Baruum comes" will now
be seen, for Barnum is here and will give
an afternoon and evening show such as has
never before been seen in Cairo. To avoid
the rush and crush at the the ticket wagon
an office will be open and tickets Bold at
Puul (!. Schuh's Drug Store,
Oh do leave off teasing, said she,
Your "too fresh altogether''
My limbs with Rheumatics do ache,
I'm considerably "under the weather"
Well don't get "on your ear"
To the drug store I'll hurry I'm suri.
Get a bottle of Eclectric Oil,
Which for Rheumatics is a sure cure.
Pall G. Sciilh, Agent.
DRESS GOODS DEPARTMENT
GOLDSTINE AND ROSEN WATER,
No. 130 and 138 Commcrical fiv,
50 pieces, all wool Dress Cashmeres,
elegant goo Is and double width, in all the
prevailing shades, including Bronze Pea
cock, Gen d' arme, Heliotrope and Sap
phire, Ac, at 43 cents per yard worth 73
cents. 23 pieces, imported Momie Cloth
in all the prevailing shades, at 27 cents rer
yard worth 43 cents. These goods arc a
great bargain, and all those in want ot
Dress Goods, should avail themselves of
Saturday, Sept. 25th.
Tlieir New Company.
Th Most Attractive ami Meri
torious Entertainment In
12 STAR PKRFORMERS 12
Embracing tin Following Prc-Enil-nciit
specialty Talent: .
Mr. CHAS. W. BREWSTER
Tnn World'i (freatent Vcntrllnmiinl llumornil, with
thu fuuuiunt rmnily ol wnoclen hoaiU'U Mau
il.in on Knrlh.
Miss ETTA MORGAN
Thu Renowned and Firm Ladv Saxophone Sololn
In the World.
Mr. ( lias. II. Duncan
America' Urestcst Comic VocBlltit and Dialect
Miss Cora FERRIS
Tho AccompllBhed and I'lcming Meaao-Soprnno.
Mr. A. M. HOLBUOOK J t
Tho Eminent Cornet Vlrttioe, who't wondorm
perforniHiiiH'i have unined him a repu
tation second to nono.
A Full Military Brum Rand in Goritcoiti i and B.
pcumve Hritlih Military Uulformi",iinl',f fan ladr
cliip of l'rof. J. H. Sullivan, of Now 0,rk;Mft,1
I'arotlu at ! SO o'clock p. m. on day of 5lb'""
TIOKKW-.W cents , ko.orvod Beat". ; cnt
Tlcki'U enn bo aucured In advance, without extr
te,,onen,'.tt7nan.',' The ferprMtS
Door onwjtT -8(iwln( KopreMniu,iY() i,.