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THE DAILY 0AIRO BULLETIN: FRIDAY MORNING, APRIL 15, 1881.
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THE DAILY BULLETIN
ENTERED AT THE POST OKKIC IN CAIHO, IL
LINOIS, AS SECOND CLASH MATTKU.
LOCAL VVBATHKK KEI'UKT.
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lr. Editor: . , ,
ilavluic Imon nollclti a by my friends bii1 by a
prcat number of citizens who have heretofore been
opposed to uie, 10 uRuin become B cuiidldato for
Ian miyoraltyof tlie city of Cairo, I hereby nn
nunnco mvseir for that position, pledlm; to tun
voter of Cairo to do a heretofore, not to shirk
my duty In the hour of peril, aud assure them that
h II mv actions shall hu to the interest of Cairo and
bcrcltlzons. 1 remain yo'fH1r,?l',;fl'l.!'v..t ,,
lit Mil V IN i lilt,
L Hi 11 1
Caiiio, March 1'tb.lWl.
To the voters of the city ol Cairo:
At i in, rimuitdt ill' tnanv citizens the nndersWued
offers his service to the Indepeutlaut voters of
t Kirn ha a nun dn u for t IB olllco 01 mayor, ine
city reinlres a mail of couimcrcial experience,
liiht a. this time, when wo are so fined hy unions
and fondijn interference in our business maiiace
meut uu this (treat Atiiorii-.au continent, and In the
name of Washing "n. JetlersHii, and Jackson, and
In tlie nime of thii (treat I nto.i itreenoaca imn r
Party, for truth. Justice and equal rights, will I
.laud. Voxp p!i-volUei.i)r(, kcLabke
IVm a pa an ihnrli.il In ammiinraX. B. THISTLE-
1VOOI) as a candidate for re election to thu office of
70K CITY ATTORNEY.
J'lease nuuounce me as a candidate forriM-lectlon
to the office of City Attorney at the ensuiuu city
election. Most respectfully.
At the earnest solicitation of many citizens- irre
spective ol color or politics, I have consented to
become a candidate for the olllco of City Clerk,
and roHiiectfnlly ask the active and willing support
of ali who are lav.iralile to my candidacy
JNO. J. IlIRD.
Cairo, Ills., March 10th, W.
JpiiH CITV CLERK.
Unvlii!? been solicited bv A number of my frlo ds
all over the city to becomes candidate for city cleik
iu the contingent election, 1 hereby, in compli
ance with the winhes thus expressed, announce
tiM sell as a candidate for th it office, and hopu that
all my friends will stand bv uiu.
We are a thorixrd to annrnnce Mr. JOHN
N. WILKERSON asacadidutu for City Cle k in
the April election.
yoli CITY CLERK.
We are authorized to nnnonce Mr. LEANDKR
AXLE Y a a rmnliibite for City Clerk :u the elec
tion to be held next month.
pOH CITY CLERK.
Kdltot lltilletin :
Please announce that I am a candidate for re
election to the office of City Clerk at the ensuing
. city election. D.J.FOLEY.
JOn CITY. CLERK.
We arc authorized to announce Mr. JOHN B
rilll. LIS as a candidate for city clerk iu the ap
proarulu); municipal election.
pOR POLICE MAGISTRATE.
Please announce mc as a candidate fur re-election
to the office of Police Magistrate ut the eusulue;
city elt'ctlon. Kesiiectlully,
t.KO E. OLMSTED.
pOR POLICB MAGISTRATE.
We are authorized to announce Mr. ALFRED
COM IN (IS as a candidate lor the office or Police
Magistrate for the city of Cairo at the ruratugcity
OR CITY TREASURER.
Editor Rnlletln : Plense anniiiiiicc mv inline as ail
iudependcut candidate for tho office of" City Treas
urer ut the ensuing city election .
THOMAS J. KERTH.
We are authorised to anuonnce CH ARLES CL'N
NISOH AM as an independent candidate tor elec
tion to the office of Tieasurcr at the cusuiu( city
JjOR CITY TREASURER.
At thu earnest solic'talion of many friends I
hereby announce myself as a cund.dato for City
Treasurer at the ensuing municipal election.
poR ALDERMAN, THIRD WARD:
We are authorized to unuounco Mr. EGI1ERT A
SMITH as a candidate for re-election fur Aldennau
from the Third ward.
OR ALDERMAN, THIRD WARD
Caiiui. Iu., April 1MU.1HS1.
ToIl.McManus, James H arden, M. P. Fulton,
Henry Thornton and others:
tiEKTit Your very Mattering; petition in The linl-
leiin in mis uKiriiint;. n ijiii buiih me to ti -come a
candidate for Alderman of the Third ward has been
noted hy me. and iu compliance Willi yuur wishes
I hereby announce myself as a candidate for that
position. Promising, If elected, to represent mv
ward and the city of Cairo in the best of mv ability.
y erv respKciiuity yours, duns n uou,
Argus and Nens copy.
pOR ALDERMAN. I I RST WARD.
We are authorized to announce WILLIAM
McllALi: as a candidate for Alderman for the Firel
ward, at the ensuius city election.
poll ALDERMAN. KOURTH WAR1).
At the request of my many friends I announce m
sen as a canuidutf ror re election, lu 'he appronc
intr iiiniiici. al campaign, to the posit I on of Alder
man from the Konrtb ward. C. O. PAT1EK.
poll ALDERMAN SECOND WARD.
We are authorized to iiniiomico Mr. H. BLOMS
as a catidldutc for Alderman from the Second ward
SPECIAL LOCAL ITEMS.
Notices iu this column, live cents per line, each
Insertion, l-'or one monlh, SOcciite per line.
Mounted varnished, and paper maps of
Cairo for sale, at The CijLi.t'MN office.
Oysters! Fish! Game!
Fresh oyBter, line and fat, for sale, by the
can or by the hundred! Hulk oysters re
cmcil daily from Mobile, and Baltimore
oyst.-rs ncuivtiri in cans, .liri;ct trom the
packers, by cverj express. Fish of all
kinds , constantly ,, hand aml h ntih
The ' lied Snapper," the king among fish
and the delight ol epicures, fresh from the
gulf. Send your orders to the headcmarti.ru
foroystcrs and fish, corner Ohio Levee and
Eighth street. Hoiikht Hewitt, Ag't.
A good stock of paper, expressly for
Ilektogruph use, for sale at The Bulletin
Scratch ItookH. '
Use The Cairo Bulletin scratch books,
for Halo at the office, 1200 leaves to the
dozen books. 10 cents each or ft. 00 per
Ice, Wholesale and Eetall.
I am now prepared to b;11 ico by the car
lohd, or by the pound tit prices beyond
competition. My wagons win run to al
pans of the city during summer, serving
ice to customciB iu quantities to suit
Orders for car-load lots will receive prompt
attention. F. M. Ward.
Brick t Brick! Brick!
Plenty of Brick. Jacob Kliue bus 2
men at work iu his brick yarJ,and is nutk
ing brick at tlie rate of 20,01(0 a day. Will
be ready for delivery nrst ot May. (Jon
tractors and others may rely upon getting
plenty of brick to till all their contracts
and orders throiiifli the summer.
Having made extensive improvements in
tho Planters IIouso and being now
thoroughly prepared to accommodate any
number or day boarders, we would respect
fully solicit a share of Cairo's patronage in
this line. Our accommodations are equal
in every respect to those tit any hotel iu
tho state and, as to rates, we are ready to
compete. with any one iu thu city.
iiOTTO CC u AZZOI.A.
. Private School.
Madarue and Prof. Floyd have increesed
their facilities for the accommodation of
their increased patronage, by having se
cured another large room adjoining their
school on Walnut, between 'lwelttli anil
Thirteenth streets. Day school, 9 a. m.
Ladies' class at o", and night school nt 7 p,
rn. Terms low, but invariably in advance,
The building of uew and cleaning out
and repairing old cisterns a speciality.
Orders by postal piomptly attended to.
J. S. Hawkins.
The U. S. Government uses Howe Scales.
Scud for catalogue to Burden, Sellcck &
Co., General Agents, Chicago, III. (2)
Try It! Try It!
L'so thePantagraph Binder. Covers furn
ished free of charge. No extra charge
over ordinary binding fur tho tablets.
Furnished only by The Cairo Bulletin
for putting up Letter, Note, Bill Heads and
other printed stationery.
Buckleii'si Arnica Salve.
Tho best salvo in the world for cuts,
bruises, sores, ulscrs, salt rheum, lever sores,
ettcr, chapped hands, chilblains, corns, and
all kinds of skin eruptions. This salve is
guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction in
every case or money refunded. Price, 25
cents per box. For sale by Geo. E. O'Hara
The best of corned beef in any quantity
desired can be had at Fred Keohler's sam
ple shop on Eighth street, between the
avenues. Otner meats ot toe best quality
also always on hand. Call upon Fred if
you want good meats.
GENERAL LOCAL ITEMS.
Notices In these columns, ten cents per line,
each insertion. Marked
Smoke Schuh's Gilt
Washington is threatened with another
dish of scandal, in which a well-known
public man figures as principal.
Order your election tickets early of E.
E. Ellis, 1.50 per thousand.
The tail end of tho tax list comes in
to-day. The whole list will appear iu
print in a day or two.
Send your orders for election tickets
toTuK Bulletin office, $l.i 50 per thous
Mr. Fred Koehler purchased a new
horse a few days ago of which he has
some reason to be proud, it being a tine
Check books, rtceipt , books, order
books, etc., made to order on short notice
at Tub Bulletin office.
Harry Crowley seems to have given up
the race lor constable from the Third ward.
His bills are still lying in The Bulletin
job room undistributed.
Mrs. Farragut, widow of the bite admi
ral Farragut, will bo a guest at the White
House during the cereinouies attending the
unveiling of the Farragut statue.
Lost A gold horn scarf-pin, last Mon
day night. The finder will be rewarded
by returning it to W. E. Lonergan.
Grain dealers in New Orleans expect
to handle not less than 40,000,000 bushels
this year. They claim to have elevator
capacity for handling 5,000,000 bushels
every three weeks.
Dr. Brunnervon Watteuwyl, in Vien
na, has invouted an electric railway, by
which he believes letters may be transmitted
to great distances, as they are now sent to
short distances by letter-tubes,
A man, with a telescope, is making the
rounds of the country letting people look
through his instrument at the moon when
it shines at five cents a look. He was
statioued on Conimorctal avenue last even
ing. About eleven o'clock, yesterday fore
noon, the little child of Mr. Henderson,
who resides near the convent, up town,
died. Tho funeral takes place this after-
noon; the remains will bo taken to Villa
Ridge for interment.
The gas pipes that havo been in use iu
the New York store until now prove to bo
too small and incapable of supplying tho
quantity of gas uecessary in that establish
ment. They are, therefore, being tnken
out and larger ones placed in their stead.
Tho Delta City lire company has set
in example which the other companies
might follow with much credit to them
elves. It has ordered half a .ly,,n
coata ant! caps for its hose men, articles
very much needed by the men at every fire
A steady reliablo girl wanted; must bo
a cood cook. Annlv to Mrs. Burnett. No.
82 Tenth street.
Mr. Joseph Jefferson is making a tour
of the principal cities of tho country Play
ing ltip Van Winkle," his own drama, to
crowded houses. When our new opera
hmtun iu llnitilu.d thn Pniivi mil,ll mnv kn
hope to see the grtnt actor in hia crunt
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Sj.hiitiiP Il.'ivlil ItnviM rtt T 1 1 , ii, i a
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pnnrlnoil tn lnH rnnin. nr rlui Mufu,nil lintel.
in Washington city. lie was
taken ill on Wednesday, last week
and 1ms been unable to leave Ins room
since. His sickness is not of a serious char
acter, being a complication of malaria and
A number of nun were yesterday at
work, and will be to-day, extending
the new sidewalk on Ohio levee, which
was begun sonic time ago and nearly finish
ed up to Second street. I he old walk is
being torn up and an entirely new one laid
down, parallel with tho Illinois Central
railroad company's track.
The Cotton Planters Association held
an important mectinu at Vicksburg a few
days a-'o, the leading topic of discussion
l.i.inr. flu. ,,r,vni,,n tn l.n lu.1,1 in V,.m.
uhis on the 24th of May. The president
and directors ot tho anocation are deter-
mined to leave nothing undone that is
likely to contribute to the success of that
The alarm of fire, which was sounded
about noon yesterday, was caused by the
appearance of a flame in tlie roof ot Messrs.
Lancaster & Bice's office, on Commercial
avenue. I lie nre wan tlie result ol a de
fective Hue and was quenched with a buck
et of water before the fire engines got to
work. All the companies wero promptly
on hand with their engines and hose carts.
Akron, Ohio, has been successfully il-
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.uu.ii.atni.iri-ic.tt.tiv. l ...- i u... c
is use... lour .amps, eacn equa. to 4,....u
IP. I 1. . .1 a J Z.w
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tnUv.:-,M.w I"'""' n
tower s.-j .eet anu w tueot.ier uu a mm
forty-eight feet in height erected on
r.t. n....t... l ...l j:.... tn.
top of the Buchtcl college building. These
lights, equal to 32,000 candle-power,' light
up thu town so that the time may be told
from a small watch half a mile away.
-Large bills were distributed in the city
yesterday, stating that Col. J. T. Long, of
Kentucky, state lecturer of the Grand
Lodge of Good Templars of Illinois, would
address the peopie ot Cairo on the subject
of temperance, at Keform hall, on Saturday
night, and at the Methodist Episcopal
church on Sunday evening. The Col. is
said to be an able speaker who never fails
to interest his audience from the beginning
to the end of his discourse.
Some of our up town citizens are com
plaining of the imperfect drainage existing
in several places in the Fourth ward, partic
ularly at the corner of Twentieth and Pop
lar streets, where the water has been stand
ing for some time, and it is not low ground
either. It is true that with the rivers above
the mouths of the sewers, it is difficult to
maintain a pertect drainage, but it is
said that the trouble in this particular
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m.i.ie ... n 6,oi.,,i.ge ... un street
l lie census lor the Untisti dominions,
will be completed and submitted to parlia-
ruont in May. In IN. 1 the census gave
uioui Diiuan .w,uo.uo.j. aii estimate
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based on births and deaths last June gave
a population ot over a million more. The
present census will, it is estimated, give
Great Britian 3ti,0iiO,0(KJ. Iu the tables
making up the total, Ireland steadily de
creases, going from 8,172,124 in 1841, to
5,3i)3,!5!(0 last year. Scotland, on the other
hand, increased iu the same time from 2,
:iiil,::80 iu 1811, to U,OR,!02.
Besides the other alleged troubles of
the administration many of which are in
the imagination of the people it is now
said that great inlluence is being brought
to bear for the removal of all "Grant men"
trom office in the south. Beyond a lew cases,
in which other causes than this are alleged,
there, bcchis to be no reason to believe any5
thing of this kind is urged, nor is there tho
slightest probability that the president,
while affairs within the party remain as
now, would commence such a raid, no mat
ter what pressure might be biought to bear
From an advertisement in this issue of
The Bulletin it will be Been that the
reading of Miss Kittio Alvord is a thing of
the near future, for which all necessary
preparations have been made. A number
of ladies were out yesterday, selling tickets
for the event ami met with very flatering
success. There is not the slightest doubt
but that Miss Alvord will be
greeted with an audience which for
character and size is seldom cquuled in
this city. The day of tho entertainment is
being anxiously looked forward to by tho
A danger only less than that to he ap
prehended from Hoods lies in a continuance
of wet weather and tho maintenance for
much greater length of time of even com
paratively high water in the Missouri and
Mississippi rivers. This danger is that tho
corn crop of 1881 may fall very much short
of what has been anticipated. Tho total
acreage of corn lands in what nro known as
tho "bottoms" is immense, and this iicreago
will be lost if (ho bottoms are floodod to
tho extent feared. Already the chance of
such a loss, even should there bo no excess
ivo Hoods, has become a factor in grain op-
erations aud there are not wanting many
olJ buyHr8 wl prophesy a scarcity of corn
,n localities where, in the past, it has been
the great product of the low-lyin farms,
A KrHlltl K"d ti'no wa had at the
residence of Mayor N. B.Thistlewood last
evening by a goodly number of our estima-
- J1 t:ltlcut, 01 wi sexes. It was tlie oc-
Clisloil of tlie Methodist ladies' Sociable of
"cli had provlouBly Ijuud spukeu.
weater was propitious, therefore tho
i crowd was large, and tho exercises wero
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splendid, therefore everybody was liighly
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An anniversary ball will bo given by
the Hibernian Fire Company, at their hall,
on next Wednesday evening. The boys
have secured good music for tho occasion,
and will furnish tlie best of refreshments
after the ball. The Hibernian's hall is a
largo one aud will accommodate a large
crowd of people. No more pleasurablo
entertainment could be provided than they
will furnish on the night of the 20tU inst.
-Whilo the Hibernian fire company was
turning the corner of Thirteenth street iu
King to the fire in Lancaster & Bice's of-
ficc yesterday, about noon, their engine was
run on tlie wnewain ana turned
completely over, but doing no dam-
"e " 'T tM'VOUd OCIKilUg one Ot
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"(T 01 ine lol,KU0 cumu
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ncHr uc,"8 l,a," "urc 01 KUlM
wrilMI oniy, oy me greatest presence oi
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ll,,na an'"u,ck nc,lon that he was not
crushed beneath the engine's weight. The
cause of the accident is attributed to the
lumber that is lying close to and partially
on the sidewalk at this point. And while
speaking of sidewalks and street obstruc
tions, it is not amiss to call attention tn
other parts of the city, where the ordinance
covering this subject is being shamefully
.uicuaci wuuoar, tue wimc man, wun
stole the pistol from Mr. A. J. Curia day
imfiirn vrJor 1 o r oml nnr LIl- tut ruitora b on
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nr,.lilninilrv ,vHlnilmti(in .,(,fl)r(! j11((
Miluihted yesterd;ty alternoon. lie plead
Lflli,v"tn tu zhrw. of bt.t.rh.rv ,!
the prosecution was asked to make good its
charge. Tho witnesses against the nr.souer
were Mr. A. J. Caile, Deputy .Sheriff L. II.
Meyers and another man. The
p.,to, was pro.,ure,i am. tno story
ot tne arrest t..i.., an oi wn.cD proved i.e-
yorui a count tnat tne prisoner was guilty.
The judge placed him uuder a bond of two
hundred dollars to appear at the next term
0f the circuit court, and, being unable to
procuro such sccurty for his appearance,
the prisoner was taken to the county jail.
The capttn of this man was due entirely
to the good judgment of Deputy Sheriff
Meyers, upon whose suspicions alone he
was run down and captured.
On last Sunday evening, in compli
ance with a suggestion contained in a com
munication, published in Sunday morn
ing's Bulletin, a number of our Irish
citizens gather.! in the school room, in the
basement of St. Patrick church, on the
corner of Ninth street and Washington
avenue, to organize a kind of Land League.
notice had been but
a large number r
men, whoso hearts swelled with sympathy
lor their suffering brethren on the verdant
isles, gathered in the room at an early hour
in the evening, Father Masterson being also
present. Several speeches wero made ex-
I i . i i . k . . . . . I
nanuiory oi tue ooiecis ol tlie meetitiL' and
I - " r,
setting forth the causes, which suggested
n organization. Several hours
were consumed in a very
interesting manner and at tho end
of tha meeting the Cairo Land League
had been boa.. Future meetings arc lo
doubt necessary to perfect the organization,
and these will take place in due time.
Ml. r,,,,..... . .
.vinerman r.. u. cetin announces him
self in this issue of The Bulletin for re
election to the position he now holds in the
city council. By the call upon him pub
lished in 1 it k Bulletin some days ago,
he was leud to believe that he had satis-
lied the voters ot his ward with his past
services, ami it is hardly necessary to say
that he will do as well in the future as be
has done in tho past. Mr. Petlit is a
young man, but he has displayed
some ot thu characteristics of
a matured mind in his career in this city.
the manner in which helms managed his
own business cannot bo iinred luminal,;,,,
nsiaof.(l,o, M .......
f . . , , -""""""e,
...i no una o.spiayc'i met BiHi energy in his
business, which prove him to bo an effectual
man in other positions. His experience in
tho council so far will ..,,,.1.1,. i
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irovo ilium i t r,,rn,,.. ir,..i
'. " ., " "H''k.
"l . ' "" 'V'J''-ovc.neDt re
iwnniiiiu. us is m every
a worthy gentleman and,
,.i,.,.i...i ... :n . j. ., .
,;u:,.n;,i, mo (IO CTT.'Vt I II' lit
his power to further the interests of hia
ward and tho city at large, v
In this morning's issue of Tub Bulle
tin Mr. John Rees advertises his Court
ir .1 , y . . .
iiuuau o.mc.y. no 1N inaKing preparations
to leave about tho middle of next month
on ar, extended trip to Europe for his
health ami has given hm business in charge
of his Hons, who aro both competent young-
muii, and will attend to tho wants ot tiioir
customers with all dispatch. Mr Rees
baa l.i.eii it flti7i.ii nf fw. r .. . . .
has been a u .en of Cairo or over twenty.
five years and has, during that time, estab-
llshed for himself not only a competence,
but also a reputation as nn exemplary citi-
koii. His failing health requires him to
. , , . - rulres mm to
mako a trip to some foreign country and hu
ph(eotx mm mm,
GKEO. E. O'HABA, Proprietor,
Cor. Cnmiucrcial Avenue (
aud Eighteenth Street. (
NO. 5 p:igiitii street.
"THE CHEAPEST PLACE"
CALL TELEPHONE NO. w.
desires to dispose of all his unsettled busr
I tess before he leaves, as he expects to be
gone some tune.
- At the last meeting ol the city council
the contract for rebuilding the plank walk
around the corner of Fourteenth and Cedar
streets, was awarded to Messrs. Lame &
Devoiv, who will commence woik as soon
as possible. There will now be no longer
any cause for complaint on the part of tho
colored people who hive church and socie
ty meetings there because of the absense of
a good walk. The colored people residin"
there.have reason to bo grateful to alder
man Smith for this much needed improve
Another good meeting was held in the
hall of the Hibernian lire company last
evening by a large number of gentlemen,
for the ptirposa of accomplishing the organ
ization of a military company. Col. James
S. Hcarden presided over the meeting and
took an active part in all that was done,
The requisite number of persons was ob
tained and, among other business, a Com-
I . .
appointed to write to the
adjutant general fur a copy of the rules
and regulations which are to govern the
company. I he meeting w as very enthusi
astic, there being few, if any, present who
did not feel a deep interest in thu project.
The meeting adjourned at about ten o'clock
aft-r the time for a future meeting had bi .-n
-The following are the names and t.tle.
f t,. officers of the colored people's secret
8(K.it.,,. C(lll,(i ,.T,, Kni,,,,s of .... .
Tjilu...,,. ..r . T,,!,,.,-.,,,- ,ir.,..i,...i .
,iR,ir Con.nterei.,1 nvenn,. ..
lay and Tuesday evenings, this week:
Initnai ulate Temple: .lis. Hophon, C. M.;
E. A. Tu)lor,V. M.;Vm. Nott, C. S.; C.
Bettis, A. S.; L. Gilkrcasc, C. T.; N. Henry,
C. O.; J. P. Scales, C. I. M.; I). Winslow,
C. B. S.; I). Burton, C. (!.; C. Duncan, C.
G.; S.Simpson, CO.: S. Talley, C. S. T.
Golden Wreath Tabernacle: Miss Ma
Walker, C. P.; Mrs. A. T.Nott. V. P.; Mrs.
H. Lohr, C. H.; Miss E. Starkes, V. R;
Mrs. F. Hopson, C. T.; Mrs. E. Wisdom, C.
P. R.; Mrs. H. Gilkrcasc, I. S.; Mrs. J. A.
Talley, O. S.: .). Hopson, C. T.; N. Henry,
C. T.; C. B ttti-t, C. T.
Day before yesterday the
Guiding Star left Memnhis for the i.oinr
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and was fo owed an hour afterwards l.v
the steamer City of Alton. The two boats
had run but a comparatively short distance
when they came within sight of one another
and then began a rare that was kept up
all the way to Cairo, and that proved hi l.ly
interest iil' tu neon e a ..n.r . ne,.r t
i -i-- ' ......
this point it was a subject of much coin
inent and conjecture, and. as the hour tor
the appearance of the racers drew near a
large crowd iff people gathered on the levee
to see which would head amund the bend
first. A little after two o'clock tho City of
akoii came in sight and
was greeted with many exclamations
of pleasurable surprise. She landed
at our wharf, transacted what business there
was for her and departed again. About
forty minules alter the Alton's departure
the Guiding Star arrived; so that she was
beaten about an Imtir and forty minutes by
tlie Alton from .Memphis to Cairo. X few
small bets were up here on the race, which
added to the interest in the affair. It is
said that the Guiding Star resorted
to all manner of luainriivres
(luring tho race, with II view tit tlirmeinir
"trtlllJ Alton, but without success
. ) eHterday evening, at 5:30 o'clock, at tl.e
resilience ol the parents on Walnut street,
aged live months and live days, Florence
Mildred, daughter of Jtssieand Kate Hin
Euneral takes place this afternoon at
"y."! . Tl,u ''-inains will be taken to
Villa Hidgc by spec al tra .
.... " ' 1
Tho chil.l had been ill but a short time
and died from the effects of a severe cold
The bereaved parents have the sympathy of
their Iriends in this coin:iitmity and else
Tho funeral will start from tho residence
of tho lamily, the second door from the
corner of Ninth ami Walnut streets, at 1:110
o'clock, nnd will proceed to the train at tho
loot of Eighth street. Friends of the f.un-
ily nro invited
Washinoton, LM,(,n0 of "tho ablest
lawyers of the state, Col SLi.el A Taylor
of this place says: I do hereby certify that
"""ored very much from rheumatism and
n,)Urtt,Ritt H' fall of 1879, and tried
tllliM' rolll,,l'es with but littlo if any good
rosllltH. r hll(, ,1()ar,, of Ht Jacob8 x
concluded to try it; moro as an experiment
n will n.v hopo of good results. I can
wil'1 picat l)pnsur! commend it to others,
Jor rf ''' tl,ftt 't cured me. Col. Tay-
ior.( by tho way, was at ono time postmastor
at Cumberland, Md.
- (JKO. S, O'HARA,
J. C. CLAItK, Pi'OPBIETOK.
mivrmitmtnn in mmfarnl not tutHrn card,)
n f Um, Jtw l. ,. si... . i tj. . . '
yj j.. , ..n.d wr ltd in ,ni4 IPfBWB, JV tr lift tAH
TVANTED.-A smart boy, on who can sneak
M (iorman and English, to learu the barber
btisluess. Apply at my shop ou Eighth street.
VOR RENT The Delta House. corner of Third
1 street and Commercial avenue. lias been thor
oughly repaired Internally and externally. Is sit
uittetl only one block from all the railroad depot
and only tun blocks fnirn tin. i.rli.rli... .i..,nf....
A( OOKIMi STOVE for sali'.ttlthltMi iron puts
tv-o bake patis and two griddles: will be sold
for teu doliats. Apil) at Hulletm ofl ce.
pOH RET:-I:o. n,s. fmr.bl .d , nt fmnlsbid
with or without board, ut tersni.abt- rates
Apply at liulletin bnllili,,... . 1
Complimentary Benefit of thn l adles and fn
tl. meu of Cairo to
Miss Kittie Alvokd
Tuesday Evening April lUtli
Doora open at 7 :il0 o'clock.
A general Invitation ts rstunri-d to the nubile
.. ..v.,a n,.W mil (II i r. ....,,
-. ... ary ,
PROGRAMME FOR THE EVENING:
Hcrnani, Rescue me VerJi
MRS. J. M. LANSDEN. '
Archie Deane Gail Hamilton
The Dream of Eugene Aram. . .Tho's Hood
Hck "f Arcs Anonymous
The Canal Boat Harriet B.Stowe
Waltz Song C. A. White
MRS. W.P. HALLIDAY.
Her.ry V's Wooing Shakfpero
The Cheap Jack .'.'!!.'!! Dickens
Ophelia's Mad Sccues, from Ham-
Robin Adair 15atIior
MRS. J. M. LANSDEN.
Admission to all part, of the bouio 50 cents;
l hlldren 2i cenia.
COURT HOUSE BAKERY.
JOHN REES, Proprietor;
ADOLPH and ADAM REES, Managers.
Raker of ami dalm tu all kinds of
Hreiid. Cakes, Pies, Etc.
HUSTON HROW.V IlllK.tD A hPWlALTY
Hakery en Twentieth atreet,
CAIRO : .
As I ronteinpUts taking a trip to Europe and
hnve in ven mv business 141 charue of mv sons, I
would respectfully ask ail persons holding tlaiina
Hfsinst me to present them for adjustment Imme
diately. No Rills will he paid arter Met ir.ih.
to be (,'iven by tho
Hibernian Fire Co., No. 4
Weilnesday Evening, April 20.
and Refreshments.' Evcryb.xly Is
JAX PURCHASER'S NOTICE.
To Daniel V. Munn and all other persons Inter
You are hereby notified that at a sulu of real es
tate, in tltu county of Alexander and state of Illinois ,
for dulliiiUent taxes, made by the county collector
of said county, at the loathwesterly door of the
court house, In thn city of Cairo, in said comity aud
slate, on the twenty-lrst (ijlit) day ol Jult, A. I ,
IS7U, Heor'e Klsher purchased the following de
scribed real estate), situated in the First addition to
the city ol Cairo, county of Aluxander and state of
Illinois, fer the taxes title aud unpaid thereon for
the years 1ST, 1877 and 187S, to;ctlier with all pen
alties, Interest and costs, said real esta.e lieliiir.
taxed In the name of Daniel W. Munn, to-wlt:
Lois numbered tweuty flvo &), twenty-six (till),
twenty-seven (t7, twonty-el(lit (US), twenly-nliu
(30). tliirtv (30). thlrtv-oiie(ni), ihlrly-two (ill), thir
ty three Oil), thirty four (M), thirty-live CITi), thirty-
six (am, ininy seven (ij, ininy-oiKin t.wj, tioriy-
nl.iu (ill)) and forty (40) all in block numbered fifty
seven (.17). in thn First addition to the citr of Cairo.
In the county of Alexander aud state of Illinois,
andthatthe time allowed bylaw for the redemp
tion of said real estate will oxptro on tho twvnty
flrst CMst) day of July, A. Ii 18HI, and that tho
ceriiucsies or jiurcnase nave been (luiv assiunea
uku. o. riHiiun,
Cairo, Ills., April 14, 1KB1.
Large Stock. Fresh Goods
Just Received. Prices Lower
than ever. BARCLAY BROS.