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CAIRO. ILLINOIS. SATURDAY MOBNING, DECEMBER 18, 1880.
NEW SERIES NO. 148.
THE. DAILY CAIRO BC
CANDY WALKING CANES,
CANDY DOLLS and FRUITS
We want everybody to stop and see the Boss Show Window for Simtii Clans.
iwrikular attention to the citizens of Cairo and surrounding country to tin f.ict tint wo tire the only manii
j land invite everybody to test our Candieu, mid if there is any adulteration in them vc will "present
i store. Parents not wishing to poison their children v.. ... . h should purchase from
IJ. H.BAUFS 3ictory,Cor.T-. tllst.
EOKUE H. LEACH, M. D.,
Physician and Surgeon.
Shi-etui attention paid to the lloini.0iathlc treat
merit of ur(lc&l dicut';. and Utn-&e of women
omen: No. t'lKiKlilh Btrect, near Commercial
avenue, Cairo, I .
yy II. MARFAN, M. IX,
Homeopathic Physician and Surgeon.
CBre !:S (.'ommorrlal avrnue. Rmliknee corner
Fourteenth H. and Waehius.1on avenue, Cairo.
U. E. W. WHITLOCK,
orm-t No. IV. Commercial Aveme, between
K.glith mid Nlntli Strwu
jyU. W. C. JOCELYN,
OFFICE Elghtk Street, pear Comme.-fiat Avtiiue.
PROPRIETOR OF SPP.OAT'S PATENT
Wholesale Dealer in Ice.
ICE BY THE CAR LOAD OR TON, WELL
PACKED FOR SHIPPING.
fcar Loads a Specialty.
O K K ICK:
Cor. Twelfth Street and Levee,
Q W. WHEELER,
Summer Wood and Kindling
couitantly on hand,
At Seventy-live cents per load.
At one dollar per load.
The "trlmmlnei"arc coarse fliavlne and make
t Tie bent nimmer wood for cooklnir purpose a well
8 the cheapest ever mid In Cairo. For black
(mlth'a tmu InceUliiB tirei, they are unequalled.
J.eavu your ordert at the Tenth street wood yard
HE CITY NATIONAL BANK
W. P. nAMITMY, Prenldnnt.
n. I.. 1IALI.IDAY, Vlco Preoldcnt.
THUS. W. UALL1DAY, Cannier.
a. itaatstatlou, w. p. nxM-mAT,
DIKRT L. UALUIUT, B. M. CUNNINOUAll,
. 0. WILLIAMSON. TSPUIM BUID,
n. n. cANDif.
Exchaufre, Coin and United States Bonds
BOUGHT AND BOLD.
Depofltcrecolvcd and a general banking badness
B A. 1ST K.
Commercial Avenue and Eighth Street.
F. 1111088, I'ro.ldoiit,
P. NKKK, Viro-l'rraldotlt.
II. WEI.I.N. CKKhler.
T, J. KKIITH, Aadatant Cashier.
U I It KOTO 1 18:
F. BroM. Cairo; Wllllnm Kluc, Cairo;
I'cterNelT, Oulroj William Wolf, Cairo;
fl. M. Oaterloh, Cairo; 0, O. l'atler, Cairo;
U, A, llndor, Cairo; J. Y, Clcmson, Calodonta;
II. Wolls, Cairo.
A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS DONE.
ExchaiiKc sold and houRht. Interest paid In
the Havings Deparlmant. Collections tuailo and
til! busluuM promptly aUunded to,
C A S I) Y EACTOEY.
l - A 4 m wA y y
: J: mAb i'
YOCUM fe BRODEIUCK,
STAPLE and FANCY
Washington Avenue, Cor.
STOVES AND TINWARE.
ALL SORTS, SIZES AND STYLES,
Manufacturer ot and Dealer in
TIN, COrrER & SHEET-IRON WARE
ALL KINDS 0? JO I) WOltK DOSE TO ORDER,
NO. 27 EIGHTH STREET,
QAIRO CITY FERRY CO
On and after Monday, June 7th, and until Inrther
notice tun ferryboat Will mako trips as follows:
LIAVICR LCAVKS LKAVXS
Font Fourth ft. Sllssonrl Lnnd'd. Kentucky Ld'g.
tt;oo ;i, m.
S::)i) a. m.
lo::io a. in.
i:w t, m.
n a, tn,
11 a. m.
3 p. m
and "Washington .Ave.
(.iROCERIES, BOOTS AND SHOES.
THE BOSTON STORE
C. CUOSSON, dealer in
STAPLE and FANCY
Provisions, Green, Dried and Canned
Fruits, Queens, Glass Wood
and Willow ware.
BOOTS Axi) SHOES
The Rest Kraud of Flour
always on hand.
TOO ACUOS.CIG A3 JS.Ltc
N. B. Country Troducc taken. All Orders
Cor. Waihin;ton Ave. andTonth St.
CAIRO. : : : : ILLINOIS.
JJOOTS AND SHOES.
All .sorts, Styles and Sizes at
C. Iv O C H'S,
Mannfnrturor and dealer
In the f.ncft Hund Sewed and I'e'ed Boots and
Shoes of all the latest styles, from thu best
St. Louis and Boston
Manufacturers. Ilns the largest and best selected
stock to be found iu the city fur
Men's, Roys', Ladies' and Children's
wear, at the lowest possible prices. Always on hand
n complete stock of leather and Cudini;s.
Rubbers, etc., etc.
No. M Commercial Ave. I . 111
Bet. Filth uhd Sixth Sts.f V illi U, 111.
NEW YORK STORE,
WIIOELSALE AND RETAIL.
The Largest Variety Stock
IN TIIF. CITY.
GOODS SOLD VERY CLOSE
C. O. PATlElt & CO.,
Cor. Nlneteeath street ) To va Til
Commercial Avenue. I VUllUt 111.
MILL AND COMMISSION.
FLOUR. GRAIN AND HAY
Egyptian Flouring Mills
Highest Cash Price raid for Wheat.
Fresh oyituri itt A. T. Dellaun'a 50
A dy or two ngo a white man was
rul)leil of sixty dollars on one of our
wlmrfliottta by a n.'gro wlio afterjvarda
mode o.)cl liis escape. II.s went to P;ulu
call unci whs tlioio arrested, of which fact
officers hero were nntilud, aiul Ofliccr
Schuckcrs yesterdny went up on the steam
er Gus Fowler to bring him down.
Au accident occurred on the IHiuoU
Central railroad a few miles north of Anna,
yesterday, which delayed the incoming
passenger train ten hours. There w as a
collision between the passenger ami a
freight train which, however, so far as we
could learn, did not result in the bodily in
jury of any of the. passengers.
At eleven o'clock yesterday forenoon,
Mr. Henry Stoul laid the last brick oa the
Union depot. The building contains somo
what over tour hundred sixteen thousand
bricks, and is certainly a building of which
the Vincennes company and llr. Stout may
be proud. Competent and impartial masons
pronounce the brick work the most exact
and artistic ever done ia this city.
The attention of our readers is called
the advertisement of t he Knabc piano, E.
A. Ruder, agent. These p-nnos stand at
the head of the best manufactured, not only
in this, but in the old country also. Speci
mens of these grand instruments may be
seen at the je welry store of Mr. Buder, and
purchasers desiring the best, need t;o no
Last night, about ten o'clock a col
ored steam boatman named Ilenrj- Guy,
while walking along the sidewalk on Ohio
levee, just above Sackberger's, fell from
the siedwalk and landed upon a pile of old
timbers, through which largo spikes bad
been driven, and was badly injured. Ho
was carried to police headquarters and was
found, upon examination, to be seriously
injured. He was in terriablc agony and it
was expected that lie would not live until
In the United States circuit court, at
Springfield, day before yesterday, orders
were entered iu six cases in which cither
the city of Cairo or the county of Alexan
der was the defendants, overruling demur
rers to petitions for writs of mandamus, re
quiring defendants to make provisions for
payment of judgments heretofore obtained.
The cases were C. Johnson vs. the county of
Alexander, and same vs. the city ot Cairo
Appleton National Rank vs. the city of
Cairo; Charles J. Cauda vs. county of Alex
ander; John P. Winchcll vs. city of Cairo
and John F. Kimball vs. county of Alexan
At about 8 :G0 o'clock last night, a man
named Rob't Hartman, who worked at
East Cairo, entered the saloon of Mr. John
Sackburger, under the influence of liquor,
and was shortly afterwards, put to bed.
At 10 :.')0 o'clock he was heard to fall out of
the bed, and a few minutes afterwards ex
pired. Otliccrs Bunker and Hogan
were at once cal.'ed in and
upon examination found ?J2.20 upon his
person, but no letters by which any infor
mation concerning him could ho obtained .
Immediately after death his lips turned
black and tonm settled tit his mouth, from
which it is believed that ho came to his
death from poison. The inquest will be
Mr. Frank E.V. Rafter, of St. Louis,
was tho chief attraction at the Reform hall
last night, nnd a magnificent entertainment
he gave. His several renditions were ex
exceedingly fine and merited all the eulo
gies that his auditors pronounced upon
them. The audienco wns unusually large,
many being present who had never been
there belorc. Mr. Rafter recited, "Tho
Famine," by Longfellow; "Miss Malony on
the Chineso Question"; "The Quarrel
Sccno"; "Erutus and Cassius"; "Tho
School-master's Guest" nnd, at tho request
of tho audience, "Tho Raven," which also
called forth well merited applatiso. On tho
whole it was one. of tho best entertainments
ever given in tho hall.
The usual Friday afternoon entertain
ment took plnco in tho high ohool room
yesterday. Tho programme, though boiuo
what shorter than usual, wns none tho less
interesting and the several participants in
tho exercises deserve praiso for tho parts
they took in them and tho manner iu which
they acquitted themselves. Tho entertain
ment began with a spelling match by tho
entire school iu which Miss Mamlo Ilalli
day camo out first best and Miss Ncllio
McGaheynext; after this several songs
were Bung by the scholar and then tho
exercises continued as follows: Composi
tion on "Christmas;" Miss Ncllio Reed;
a story about "Rtittons," Miss Mary Zim
merman; composition on "Light," Miss
Mattio Martin; composition entitled
"Spring," Miss Edith Martin; his
torical question "Wade Hampton,"
Chester Stratum; Piono solo, Miss Lnurii
Wulbridge; composition on tho "Unttod
States," Miss Maggio Smith; composition
entitled, "The Past, tho Present and tho
Futuro,"Miss Muttlo' retries declamation
on "Washington," Samuel H. Meyers;
declamation on "Old Time," Thomas
O'Shew; composition entitled, "Christmas,"
Miss Annie Morse; piano duet, Misses
Clara Robbins nud Maul Rittenhouse;
select reading 'Three ISlack Crows,"
Michal O'Shew, and a composition by Miss
Phoebe Potter, on "Some Largo Cities''
closed the exercises.
As waH stated in yesterday's Rcm.etix,
tho satchel ot the man, Fletcher, who was
arrested for passing bogus coin, upon b' ing
examined by the officer.', proved him to be
guilty of other crimes equally as bad as
if not worse than that for which he was
arrested. Among other things found iu the
satchel was some articles that were identi
fied as having been recently stolen from
Messrs. Meyer and Fricke, of Mound City;
but the plasterparis coin-moulds
were not found. After these
discoveries the sheriff, accompanied by
United States Marshal Sutip, visited the
prisoner in his cell yesterday, nnd found a
fine steel saw sewed in the front of
his coat and induced him to confess that
ho was tho principal actor in the Mound
City robbery. He was taken in charge
by the United States marshal and will
probably be tried by Commissioner Candec
for manufacturing and passing counterfeit
Mr. Phocion Iloward, of Danville,
whose presence iu Cairo we chronicled sev
eral days ago and who came here to meet
M. Duncan, of New York, president of the
Mobile and Ohio railroad, while hero
wrote a communication to the Chicago
Tribune in which he touched upon our city's
prosperity. From it we clip tho following
of interest to our readers: "Returning to
tho subject of Cairo's prosperity, I have to
record the progress of one ot the most ne
cessary enterprises now in rapid process of
completion under chartrc of
a leading Chicago architect,
the new St. Charles hotel. Next to
the old Astor in New York, perhaps, the
St. Charles of Cairo has as wonderful a
history. Within its walls Stanton and
Grant, Halleck, Thomas, Sherman, Charles
F. Smith, Pope, Logan, Palmer, McC'ler.
hand, and scores of like gallant men met and
counseled, plotted and planned, during the
dark days of tho rebellion, when Bishop-
General Polk, Kirby, Smith nnd Jeff
Thompson held the right nnd left banks of
the Mississippi even under their shadows,
Realizing the want of a good hotel, and
desiring to preserve tho historic landmark,
the Halliday Brothers not long 6ince pur
chased it, and aro now spniriug neither
pains nor expense to make of it tho grand
est hotel outside Chicago in the west. Tho
architect has added a handsome mansard
fifth story, and the exterior and interior are
being remodeled in the most sumptuous and
elegant manner. Tho site of the hotel,
every one who has been in Cairo will re
member, is commanding and healthy, and
in the good time comitig, when the tonnage
of the gulf nnd lakes shall blend in one
common stream not the least interesting
landmark will be the St. Charles hotel of
Cairo." Tho same wri'.er further says: "In
a lato editorial upon the subject of tho Illi
nois and Michigan canal, Tho Tribune said
tho Southern Illinois people had opposed
and would oppose its enlargement into a
ship-canal. I questioned tho senior mem
ber of tho celebrated Halliday Brothers, of
this city, upon that point. Said Capt. W.
P.: "I cannot lmagino that there is tho
slightest foundation for this sus
picion. Tho futuro prosperity of Cairo is
necessarily bound up in an improvement of
the Mississippi river. Wo regard tho jet
ties as an assured success, and the great in
terests of tho Northwest as well as of tho
Mississippi Valley demand such an im
provement of tho river ns to justify tho im
menso expenditure on account of the jetties.
Relieving in tho necessity of this river im
provement, why should not its friends con
cede tho necessity of lateral feeders? My
opinion is that tho making of a ship-canal
between Chicago and tho Mississippi river
would result in untold commercial advan
tages, and, as a great part ot the increased
tonago must necessarily pass by
Cairo, sho could not help be
ing benefitted." Railway Commissioner
Oberly, who resides here, desires to recall
to Tho Tribunu tho fact that when a mem
ber of tho Twenty-eighth general assmnbly
ho favored tho copperas creek dam appro
priation, and believed then that tho canal
aud rlvor should bo taken in hnnd by tho
federal government and made Into a ship
canal of sufllcieut sl.o to pass Mississippi
river steamers of tho largest class. Other
prominent Southern Illinois gentlemen en
tertain like seutinments, bo that if tho ship
canal scheme falls ngain this winter it will
not bo on account "of opposition from this
"May we never want a friend or fibottlo
to give him." A bottle of Dr. Thomas' Ec
lectric Oil, which cures cuts, wounds, burns,
scalds, etc. Tavl G. Soiit'H, Ag't.
S. II. Irwin, of Uto Creek, Colfnx Co.,
now Mexico, says i "My wife has been
cured of ft cough of thirty yean' standing
by wearing on 'Ouly Lung Pad.'" Soo
Why ought fisherman to make good
notors? Becnusu they tiro always ac
quainted with their lines.
A man "out West" was offered a
plato of macaroni soup, but declined it,
declaring that they "couldn't play off
no bild-stems " on him.
Foreman: "Look here, Put; you hoard
the governor sny that job must bo fin
ished to-night." Pat: All right, mas
ter, I'll have it done to-night if it takes
me till to-morrow niarnin'."
A gentleman who had a servant with
a very thick skull, used often to call him
the king of fools. "I wish," said the
man "you eotddmako your words good,
as 1 should then bo 'monarch of the.
Scene A trysting-plaee. Roger, who
has been kept waiting somo time:
'What's come ower ye? Dae ye ken
ye've kept mo wailing mair nor'half an
hour?" Peggy, whom ho has courtetl
for over eight years: "Wool, I couldn't
help it. After a pause "Look at tho
time ye've kept me waiting, and I'm
share ye never heard mo jinee com
pleeniii'." Just before visiting a menagerie,
Johnny had a pass:ige-at-arnis with a
young aunt who assisted at his toilet,
and with whom ho flew into a rage.
Arrived at tho menegcrie, Johnny was
immensely intcm-sled by a strange for
eign animal, with a long, lithe body.
"What animal is that, mamma?" he
asked. "It is called an nnt-eater, my
son." Johnny, after a long silence:
"Mamma, can't we bring Aunt Maty
here some day?"
Jones loves to dwell upon his army
exploits. The other evening ho was
telling some friends a moving aeeident.
of which, as usual, he was the central
figure. He had got as far as "thu night
was pitchy dark, and everything was
still as death; we were getting nearer
to tho enemy's picket-post were just
ready to make a rush on them, when
somebody's rifle went oil'. ,'J'hat told
the tale," when he was unfeelingly in
terrupted by Smith, who supposed "Of
course it must have been a repeating ri
fle that could tell a tale."
A large, red-faced Irishwoman was
found recently by a eeneiM official in a
tenement-house, surrounded by a brood
of children. "Can you read and write?'1
inquired the enumerator. "Indade I
can," she replied. "Then write your
name here, pleno," said the young
man, offering a pencil. "Oh, but I
feid loike it, sir!" was the reply. "Then
will you tell me what your husband's
occupation is?" asked the official. "Ho
is an asein.ler and a deseinder." "A
what?" "Oeh, thin, he's a hod-carrier,"
with immense disgust.
One of tho most illustrious of our
living judges, Baron A., a contempo
rary tells us, was traveling once with a
friend through the South of France,
nnd so into Italy. Ho was at the time
of his journey the possessor of a brand
new and very splendid chronometer, of
which ho was very proud. A constant
source of complaint on the journey waa
that no watch-pockets were affixed to
foreign beds, and that the chronometer,
placed under the pillow at night, slip
ped, nfter the custom of chronometers,
from that position, and, in so doing,
incurred risk of breakage. At length,
at a small hotel near Lugano, at which
a night's rest was to bo taken, the Bar
on found, to his delight, the pocket, the
absence of which had marred tho pleas
ure of his journey. So 'overjoyed was
he that there was some talk of arrang
ing the next day's journey with a view
to returning to sleep onco more
nt nn inn so far in ndvaneo of its
rivals in its attention to the comforts of
f nests. In the morning, however, tho
laron came down with a rueful visage
and showed tho chroiionietcr.now silent
and ruined. What had been taken for
a watch-pocket nt tho head of tho bed
was a, small vessel full of holy water.
In that the watch had remained all
night without experiencing the benefit
a more responsible being might or
might not have received from such an
The steamer City of Pekin left San
Francisco recently carrying eight hun
dred nnd fifty returning Chinamen.
The sailing hour was fixed at 2 o'clock
in the afternoon, and each of the eight
hundred nnd fifty did his best to be lirst
at the gate of the wharf. To accom
plish this, hundreds of them spent tho
previous night on tho vacant lots in the
vicinity ami on or under tho wngong
loaded with their bnggage. At sunrise
the gates of the wharf were opened aud
the crowd, encumbered with bundles of
every conceivable size nud shape, tum
bled' in pell-mell, those iu tho rear fall
ing over those who bad lost their bag
gage and their balance, until nearly
the whole mass wns piled together oa
the floor in a howling struggling heap.
Tho ofliccr soon restored order, and
ranged tho Chinamen along tho side of
the wharf, where they stood for eight
hours patiently waiting to be allowed
to board tho vessel. When the signal
to board km pln tho entta of tli -
morning were repeated, and bundles,
bedding, trunks, nnd no end of liaU
went overboard ns the crowd rushed up
the narrow gang-plank.
A Daughter Rescued.
A Frankfort (Ky.) physician writes:
Some mouths ago tho daughter ot one of
our prominent citizens was pronounced a
hopeless consumptive. She was very much
reduced in flesh; terrible cough, her life
gradually wasting away. I recommended
her to use "Dr. Pwayno's Compound Syrup
of Wild Cherry," which sho did. In
short time she was tree from all cough and
other symptoms, nnd is now rosy and
healthy.' Price itt cents and a bottle or
0 bottles fl. Tho largo size Is tho most
economical. Prepared only by Dr. Swayne
& Son, Philadelphia. Sold by druggists.
An oecnslonal doso of "Swayno's Pills"
should bo taken to keep the bowels free.
They are excellent for torpid liver and bil
ious complaints. Sold by all the Cairo