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THE DAILY CAIRO BULLETIN
THE TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL STATEMENT OF THE
EQUITABLE LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETY
OP THE UNITED STATES, 120 BROADWAY, NEW YORK.
HENRY B.HYDE, President.
FOR THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 81, 1880.
A mount ot Liixjir assets, Jan. 1.
Interest and runt. -
Net proMt on Investments
. f M32.1M OH
Claims by death tod matured endow
ment M f 'A5U7.WH 61
Dividend!, surrender values, and an
nuities !t,10H,410 04
Discounted endowmont and matured
tontine pollclea 178 V& 0!i
Total paid policy-holders
Dividend on capital
Agoncles tiid commissions
Suite, count and city taxes
Net cash assets. Dec 31. 18).. 1,400,844 03
Bonds and mortgagei $ ,OM,47.'.50
lotted Slatee stocks 2. 51.1, Mil 00
Statu slocks, city stocks, and stocks
authorized by the laws of tbe state
of New York B.W7,4;M 47
Loans secured by bond aud stocks. 7,M,V 88
Real eetate In New York and Boston
and purchased nnder foreclosure.. Hli
Cash on band In banka and other de
positories on mtereat and In Transit
Du3 flora amenta on account of pre
Markc. value of stocks and bonds
Interest and rents due and accrued..
Premiums due and In process of
collection (less premiums paia in
advance, pilMi) 13.3.'1 00
Deferred premiums ...... 6),6M 30
ToUl aaeta, Dec 31, 1380 t 41,1'8,M Si
Total liabilities inclndlnK legal re
serve for reinsurance of tall iexiat
ing policies t 31,880.308 11
Total undivided surplus $ 9,2J:M il
Of which belongs (as computed) to
policies in general class 4,M5,0b4 ill
Of which belongs (as computed) to
politics In tontine elass 4,283,230 00
Risks Assumed in 1880, $35,170,805 00
Risks Outstanding $177,597,70 00
R. R. TIME CARD AT CAIRO.
ILLINOIS CENTRAL R. R.
1HANS ARUIVI. TRAINS UlSrAIIT.
tMall.... 4:Wa.m Mail 3:35 p.m
Express :tta m Express 3:20 p,m
Accomodation. 4:00 p.m tAceomdatloB..ll:10e.m
MISS CENTRAL K. R
tMall .. 5:30 p.m I tMall 3:35 a.m
tExpreas 11 :30 a m tKxpress 9:20 a.m
C. A8T.L. R.R O'arrow Gaugo.)
EiDress 4:30 p.m
Express 9:40 a.m
Accom'datoln 12:30 p.m
Sunday excur'a 8D5pm
Accom'detlon. 1:30 p.m
Sunday excur'n 8:40 a m
ST.L., I.M. 48. R. R.
.Rmnmsa t:Ui n I tExiMeas .U:fWp m
tArom'datlon. t.flOp m tAecoir'daiion.ll :45 a.m
' . CAIRO a, VINCKNNfct R H
MailAKa.... 5:00 a.m MaU Ex.... 9:39 pm
Dally except Sunday, t Dally.
Mayor N B. TbisUewood.
Treasurer T. J. Kerth.
Clerk-Dennis. J, Foley.
Counselor Wm. B. Gilbert.
Marbl-L. H. Meyers,
Attorney William Hendricks.
OAkO Of ALDXBSIX.
First Ward-Peter Satip. T. M. Klmbrongh.
Second Ward-Oesse lllnkle.C. N. Uughee.
Third Ward-B-F, Blake, John Wood.
Fourth Ward-Charles O. Patter, Adolph 8wo-
b Firth Ward-T. W. Halllday. Krneat B. Psttlt.
Circuit Judge D. J Baker.
Circuit Clerk-A. H. Irvin.
County Judge R. 8 Yocum.
County Clerk S.J. Hnmm.
County Attorney J. M.Damron.
Countv Treasurer-Miles W. Parker.
Coroner-R. Fitaeerald. .,,. T A
County Commiesioners-T. W. Halllday, J. A
Glbbs aud famuel Briley.
rIAIRO BAPTIST. -Tomperance hall on Tenth
i.,r....i- nrnaehinir flnt and third Sundays in
aeh month. 11 a m. and 7:30 p. m.: prayer meet-
CHCRCH OF THE REDEEMER (Episcopal)
Fourteenth street; Sunday 7:00 a. m.. Holy
v,h.i.t- a. m.. Sunday acnooi ; iu:aa.m.,
MornlnB Dravers: 8:00 p. m.. evening prayers. F.
P nvnnorL S. T. R. Keitor.
1,-MRST MISSION ARV BAPTIST CHURCH
H r, ..ki .t m-sri n... n. m.. and 7:30 p. m.
ni,hih .ehouL at 7:30 p. m Rev. T. J. Shores,
w TwrnrPAVThlrtnenth street: services Sab'
I i wh i mi . m i Sundav school 2 p. m. Rev.
HCETHODIST-Cor. Klghtb and Walnut streots
VI u...kin a.hhuth ln:0 a. ro. and 7 p.m.
nrsvp.r meotliiB. Wednesday 7:30 p. m.; Sunday
School, 9 a. m. Rev. Whittaker, pastor.
th it HRYTKRI AN Eighth street; preaohlng on
1 Sabbath at lt:00 a. ro. and 7:30 p. m.; nrayor
m,nnif wnrtimaaar at 7:9)0. m.j Sunday School
at 8 p.m. Rev. B. Y. George, pastor.
CT. JOSEPH'S Roman Catholic) Corner Cross
VJ and Walnut Slreeis; sonnc oauunvu iv.ov.
m. ; Buuday School at a p. m. ; Vespers 3 p. m. ; ser
rices every day at 8 p. m.
ST PATRICK'S (Roman Catholic) Corner Ninth
street and Washington avenue; aervloes Sab
bath 8 aud 10 a. m. ; Veepora 3 p. m. ;Bnnday School
i p m. sorvlccs every day at 8 p.m. Ret. Materssou
Q W. WHEELER,
Summer Wood and Kindling
constantly on band
At Seventy-five cents per loud.
At one dollar per load.
The "trimmings" are coarse shavings and make
the best summer woou. ior cooaina purposes as wen
s the cheapest ever sold In Cairo. For black
smith's u se Insetting tlrss, they are unequalled
Maveyuor orders at tne xenm street wooayara'
From the undivided surplus, reversionary divl
denda will be declared, available on settlement of
next annual prumlum, to ordinary participating
Tbe valuation of the policies outstanding hai
been made on tbe American experience table, the
legal nauaura oi me mate orpew York
i. W. PHILLIPS, I i.-i,
J.O.VANCISE. f Actuaries.
We, the undersigned, have, In person, carefully
examined tbe accounts, and counted and examined
in detail tbe assets of the society, and certify that
the foregoing statement thereof Is correct.
HENNINUTON F. RANDOLPH.
JAMES M. IIAI.HTEU,
THOMAS A fUMMINS,
JOHN SLOAN E.
Special Committee of the Board of Directors,
appointed Oct. 27, 1880, to examine tbe assets
aud accounts at the close of the year.
BOARD OK DIRECTORS.
Henry B Hyde. John A. Stewart.
eorge u. juorgau.
John D Jonca.
George T. A fcs.
Robert I nnox Kennedy,
Cbanncy M. Depew,
Henry M. Alexander,
Thomas A . Diddle,
George (J. Kellogg,
Jose F. Navarro,
John J. McCook,
Stephen H. Phillips,
Samuel W. Torrey,
Charles G. Landon,
Aleisnder P. Irvln,
William M. Bliss,
Samuel O. Goodrich.
Henry A. Hiirlbut,
Henry F. Hpaulding,
William II. Fogg,
Wtlliam A. Wheelock,
William O. Lambert,
James W. Alexander,
Thomas 8. Young,
Thomas A. Cummins,
Itauiel D. Lord.
James M. Halstead,
Edward W. Himbert,
B. F. Randolph,
Samuel Borrow e,
Henry N. Butler,
George II. Stewart,
JAMES W. ALEXANDER. Vice Pres't.
SAMUEL BORUOWE, 2d Vice Pres't.
E. W. Lambert, M. D., Edw'd Curtis, M. D.
E. W. Scott, Superintendent of Agencies.
North Western Department.
P0 Dearborn Street, Chicago,
W. N. CRAINE, General Manager.
E. A. BURNETT. Agent,
Q.EOUOE II. LEACH, M.D.
Physician and Surgeon,
Special attention paid to the Homeopathic traat
mcnt of surgical diseases, and diseaaea of women
Office: No 10 Eighth street, near Commercial
avenue, Cairo, 111.
jrR. E. W. WHITLOCK,
Omci-So. 136 Commercial Arenas, between
Eighth and Ninth Street
JR. W. C. JOCELYN,
OFFICE Elglth Street, near Comncrcia'. Avdus.
CAIRO CITY FERRY CO.
THREE V-V STATES.
On and after Monday. June Ttb, and until further
notice the ferryboat will make trips as follows:
LIAVIS LIAVIS LXATIS
Foet Fourth St. Missouri Land g. Kentucky Ld'g.
10:00 a. m.
2:00 p. ra.
8:30 a. m.
10:30 a. m.
9 a. m.
3 p. m.
5;00 p. ai.
S p. ra
rpHE CITY NATNOAL BANK
W. P. HALLIDAY, President.
n. L. HALLIDAY, Vice-President.
THUS. W. HALLIDAY, Cashier.
S.STAATBTAVUin, W. P. BALLHIAT,
BiHRT t. HALUDiT, B. H. OUIniBA,
. U. antLIAIISON, STIPBIH BIRD,
Eicbanue, Coin and United States Bonds
BOUGHT AND SOLD.
Deposits received and a general banking basinets
Commercial Avenue and Eighth Street,
F. BROHS, President.
P. N EPF, Vice-President,
n. WELLS, Cashlor.
T. J . KERTH, Asststaut Cashier.
F. Bross. Cairo; William Klu go, Cairo;
Peter N off. Cairo; William Wolf, Cairo:
E. A. Budor, Cairo: J.Y.Clemsou, Caledonia
H. wous, Cairo.
a OKNKUAL BANKING BUSINESS DONE
il. Exchange sold and bought. Interest paid In
the Savings Department. Collections made and
ail vuaiitess pivwyki vv.
CAIRO, ILLINOIS. FRIDAY
The Great Skin Cure
Itching and Scaly Diseases,
Humors of the Scalp, and
Geo. W. Brown, 48 Marshall street, Providence
R. I., cured by Cutlcura Rcmodlesofa Ringworm
Humor, got at the barber's, which spread all over
his ears, neck and lace and for six years resisted all
kiuda of treatment.
Y. II. Drake, sq., agent for Harper aud Brothers
Detroit, Mich., gives an astonishing account of bis
case (Eczema Rodent), which had been treated by
a consultation of physicians without benefit, and
which yielded to tho C'ntlcnra Resolvent Internally
aud Cutlcura and Cutloura Soap externally.
II. A. Raymond, Auditor F. W., J. A 8. K. It.
Jatkson, Mich., was cured of Scald Head of nine
years' duration by tbe Cnticura Remedies.
Hon. Win, Taylor, Host u, Mass., permanently
cured ol a humor of the face and scaly (eczema)
that had been treated unsuccessfully for twelve
years by xuuny of lioatou's best physicians and
most noted specialists, as well as European au
Mrs. Bowers, 113 Clinton at., Cincinnati, speaks
of ber sister's child, who was cured of milk crust
which resisted all remedies for two years. Now a
fine, healthy boy, with a beautiful head of hair.
KrankA. Beau, bteam Fire Eugiuu , Boston
was cured of alopecia, or falling of the hair, by the
Cutlcurn Hcsolvent internally and Cutlcura and
Cnticura Soap externally, which compleely re
stored his hair when all said be would lose It.
Thomas Lee, 2276 Fraukford avenue, Philadel
phia, afflicted with dandruff, which fur twenty
years had covered bis scalp with scales one quar
tcr of and inch in thickness, cured by tbe Cullcnra
The Cuticnre TreatmeLt consists In the lulerual
use of tbe Cutlcura Resolvent, the new Blood purl
tier, and the external use of Cutlcura and Cutlcura
Soap, the Great Skin Cures.
Fur Sunburn, Tan and Greaay Skin nse Cutlcura
aoap, an exquiiite toilet, bath and nursery sanative
fragrant with delicious flower odors and healing
Remedies for sale by all Druggists. Price
of Cutlcura, a Medicinal Jelly, small boxes,
50 cents; large hoxes, Jl. Cutlcura Resolv
ent, tbe new Blood Purifier, 1 per bottle. Cnti
cura Soap (the qdeen of medicinal and toilet soaps)
25c. Cnticura Medicinal Shaving Soap, 15 cents.
Principal depot, WEEKS A POTTER.
All mailed free on receipt of price.
More continuous and pow
erful electric action Is ob
tained from C'ou.lna' vol-
rAir Ki.Krriuo Plahtehs than
and f'J battery made. They
ere a speedy and certain cure
for Pain and Weakness of the Lunes, Liver, Kid
neys, and Urinary Organs, Rheumatism. Neuralgia
livsteria, rcmaie weakness, rtcrvou t ains ana
Weaknesses, Malaria, and Fever aud Ague. Price
15 cents. Sold everywhere.
WEEKS & POTTER.Boston.Mass.
CAIRO AND NEW MADRID TACKET-
TO NEW MADKID.
W J. TURNER. Master
J. K. MUSE, Clerk.
Leaves Cairo for New Madrid and wav tioluls
every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 2 p. m.
Returning leaves new .nauria n eaucsnay, r nuay,
For freight or passaen apply to
.lAMfcS BKiGS, Agent.
City Clerk's omt k
Cairo. III., August 4, 1HH1
Scaled tironosals v lll be received at this office.
directed to the undersigned, until 5 o'clock l. m,,
Tuesday, August rd, 1881. for furnishing Wit) feet,
l' Inch luturual diameter, 4 ply with h ply
strengthened, and sealed euda, Are engine rubber
hose, fitted with Caswell's automatic couplings,
dolivered hero. Said bids to give weight of Uoso
per suction and number of Mounds water pressure
per squaro Inch, guaranteed to otaud alsofor length
of time such hose aro warranted. Tho right to
reject any and all bids Is reserved.
D. J. FOLEY, City Clerk,
Obtained for new Inventions, or for Improvements
nn old anes t for medical or other compounds, trade
marks and labols. Caveat, Assignments, inter
labols. Caveat, Assignments, inter
ppeals, BulU for Infringements, and
ilna under the Patent Laws, prompt.
lv BttenaeQ , -""-
JvLlitJ Tit LiV in moat cases, be pi
ns. Being opposite tbe U. 8. Patent Di
, i..hm,i,i.i Til.,.
and engagVdTu Patent btialnes. exclusive! jr. wj can
make ISloaer searches, and secure re.n,; 0,"
oromntlv. and with broador claims, than those who
are remote from Washington. . ,,.t.i. i
llVErvTUKS:nV,ra;vice we make et:
amluatlons and advise as to yBtentAhlllty. frco or
enarge. All correspondence "tncny """'"""VTi
Prices low, and no charge unless Patent U-JJJ;
Wa ml,,, in u'..i.i... in Hon. Postmaster
General D. M. Key. HeT.T. D. Power The German
American Natloual Bank, to ofSclals In the u-
Patent Offlce, and to Senators and Representatives
InOongreas: aud especially to onr clients In every
State in the union and in Canada. Address
O. A. SNOW & CO.,
MORNING, AUGUST 5, 1881.
IARKETS BY TELEGRAPH
NEW YORK GRAIN.
New York, August 4, 12 m.
Wheat qniot No. 2 Chicago' $121.
No. 2 Red Winter, $1 231 20.
UHICAOO, GRAIN AND PORK.
Cuicaoo, August 4, 10 a. m.
rork September, f 18 00.
Wheat-Oct, $1 15; September,
Corn Oct, 52c
(hits Sop 31; Oct.31.
Cuicaoo, August 4, 12 m.
Wheat- Oct, $1 15)2'; Hepiembcr,
Oats Oct, 32;
Cuicaoo, August 4, 1 p. M.
Pork Oct, $17 95, noraiual; August,
ly 00; September $18 00.
Wheat-Oct, $1 15, nominal; August,
1 aiiSept $1 15..
Corn-Oct, .Wc; August, 51?c; Sep
Outs-Oct 32; August, 32 J; Sep-
Concluded from yesterdays Issue.
Cairo, 111., Auguat 2nd, 1881. (
Clerk read petition ot A. Swolwda, ask
ing permission to erect frame building 10
20 feet on lot 11, block 50, first addition.
Alderman Pettit moved to grant prayer
of petitioner. Motion carried by the fol
Ayes Blake, Halliday, Hinkle, Hughes,
Patier. Pettit and Wood 7.
Afderman Swoboda excused from voting.
Clerk read petition ol street laborers,
asking for increase of wages from $1.35 to
$1.50 per day.
Alderman Wood moved the prayer of
petitioners be granted, and that the labor
ers be paid $1,150 per day from the Brat ot
the month. Motion carried.
. Clerk read petition of citizens, asking
that a wooden sidewalk be built ou north
side of Seventeenth street, between Wash
ington avenue and Walnut street,
On motion ot Alderman Wood, referred
to committee on streets.
CLAIMS AND ACCOUNTS.
Salary bill of city officers for month of
June was read as follows, viz :
N. B. ThLstlewood, mayor $83 33
D. J. Foley, city clerk 75 00
Thos. J. Kerth, treasurer 50 00
L. H. Meyers, marshal 75 00
Wm. B. Gilbert, corporation counsel. 91 67
W. K. Hendricks, city attorney 20 83
A. Comings, police magistrate 25 00
John P. Hogau, police constable. . . GO 00
Geo. E. Olmsted, " " .... 0 00
Jas. Kinnear, " " .... 60 00
Henry Dunker, " " .... 60 00
P. Mahonoy, " " 60 01)
Warren Wims, " " 60 00
John Tyler, " " .... 60 00
J.B. Phillis, health officer 75 00
Alderuiau Pettit moved to allow salary
bill. Motiou carried by the following
Ayes Blake, Halliday, Hinkle, Hughes,
Patier, Pettit, Swoboda and Wood 8.
For labor on streets, railroad street aud
P. Culladiue, & daysou streets,. . .$ 2 02
John Higgins 2 same 2 70
Dau Foley, 2 same 2 70
P. Masteson, 3 same 4 03
M. Houlahan, 4 same 5 40
G. Washingtou, 3same 4 05
Chas. Wheeler, 2 same 2 70
Nelson Perry, 2 same , 2 70
Win. Carey, 2 same y 70
A. Smith, 2 will) 2 men and
teams 10 24
D. Thistlowood, 4Ji days with team
at 2 75 12 37
Tim Gorman, aalary as street sup't. 60 00
John Cain, 11 days on street with jail
(aug 16 50
P. Culladiue, WA dy n R. U
street 22 27
I. H Urdus. 22 same 29 70
1). Foley, 22 H same 30 37
P.Masterson, 20 same 27 00
M. Houlahan, 12; Bamo 17 21
G. Washington, 22 same 29 70
Chas. Wheeler, 22 same 30 37
Nels.m Perty, 22Jj eauio 30 37
Wm. Carsjy, 18 samo 24 30
E. Fitzpatrick, hauling 2 cars pipes
and 4 loads 10 00
M. Wright, hauling 10 loads water
at 25 3 50
J. 8. Hawkins, 8& days brick ma
son at 3 25 28 43
John Moore. days labor 12 82
James Mahone, li same 2 02
M. Stanton, 10 same
M.Stfott, 4 Bamo
James Keatting, 25 J. days on side
walks Clias. Duncan, 25 same
H. Dawson, 24 same
I). Thistlewood, hauling car load
L. Loath, hauling 12 'loads brick. . .
A Smith, haulimi 8 loads cindors. . .
p. W alder, hauling 43 loadi lumber 10 75
John Ferguson, hauling 5 loads lum
i,, i,, ....
J. Ferteo, constructing 872 2-3 yards
t 1 1 .11 Art '
uric siaowaiK at iuc S7 30
Ferteo, constructing guttering
aud curbing as per contract 21 20
Jenkins & Co. 559 yards Ailing on
rmcenm street, uatweea Cedar
and Locast streets at 24 cents
f 1.J8 ds, on Cedar and Sixteenth
streets 127 yards at "25 cents
$31 75 no 00
Anthony Smith, filling 500 yards
. dirt on Walnut, between Ele
venth and Fourteenth streets, at
210, $122.50 and hnuling 4
loads rubbish, $1.00 123 50
Jacob Klee, ice for men on streets for
May, June and July 24 60
N. B. Thistlewood, freight on brick
for sidewalks 41 10
Wm. Wolf, 5 kegs nails at $;U0 .... 15 50
J. 8. McOahey, lumbor for side walk.124 39
C. W. Henderson, tools for sidewalk
laborers 2 05
Ferguson & Minard, reconstructing
sidewalk 447 35
Chas. Thmpp, 5 dttys as engineer on
H. R. street 40 00
Win. Tlirupp, 2 days assistant to en
gineer , . . 4 00
Ed Tlirupp, 4 days same . 4 75
Fred Serbian, 47 loads sand on R. R.
street 47 00
James Powers, repairing tools 8 55
Vincent, 0 bbls cement at $1.50. 13 50
8. Walters, 1402 sewor pipes for R.
H. Htreet 331 13
Horace Hannon, filling 2151 7-10
yards dirt on R. R. street south
of Second street at 30 cents 644 50
Jacob Klein, 7000 bricks for R. R.
street 49 00
E. E. Ellis, printing and distributing
handbills 2 25
M. J. Howley, notary public ac
knowledgment ol signatures to
deeds 12 00
Cairo Bulletin, printing dodgers and
deeds 10 25
J. S. Hawkins, labor at jail 3 00
J. klee, ice for jail gang. . 2 30
John Cain, dieting prisoners before
and after trial 138 20
Courtney & Champion, cmpting .
privy tuns at jail 5 7.j
F. Vincent, 1 bbl cement for jail.. 1 50
Klein, 1001) bricks for jail 11 20
Cairo City Gas Co., gas consumed in
jail 5 50
Same, gas consumed in clerk's office 1 40
R. II. Cunningham, rent ot council
chamoer 10 01)
P.O. Schuh, stationery for clerk's
ohice 2 30
M. Shelton, salary as ianitor 5 110
Telephone Co., for use of telephone
- lrom July 1st to October 1st. . . 12 00
John Bproat, ice for clerk's office. . 2 50
Cairo City Gaa Co., gas consumed m
street lamps. 224 4
Same, gas consumed in police head
quarters 0 05
J. Davis, hauling men to jatt 50
Wm. Brakey, watching park.' 5 00
L. H.Myers, 1 doz police-calls... 11 80
St. Mary's Infirmary, care and medi
cine of patients 23 42
O. A. Osborn, percentage on fines. . . 5 50
Telephone Co., for uso of telephone
in police headquarters trom July
22d to October 1st 0 20
John Hervey, hauling prisoner to
county jail 1 00
W. E. Hendricks, percentage on
fines 11 40
L. H. Myers, money advanced for
burying animals 25
Courtney & Champion, emptying
privy tubs 7 20
Cairo Bulletin, printing blank notes
for health ndicrr 3 00
Same, printing proceedings, etc. . . . 32 00
N. B. Thistlewood, expense of get
ting rid of paupers 12 15
Sam Brown, hauling garbage 49 00
On motiou of Alderman Halliday, refer
red to committee on claims.
RE'OLtmONS AND MOTIONS.
Alderman Wood offered the following
Whereas, The city contemplates the nio-
adamizing or graveling Sixth, Seventh,
Ninth, Tenth and Tweltth streets; also forty
feeth in width of Washington avenue, be
ing the centre 40 feet of said Btrect ; there
fore, be it
Resolved, That the the property owners
on said streets be ana are hereby requested
to show by petition or otherwise, whether
or not they are in favor of said improve
ments. And notice is hereby given that if
there is no remonstrance presented to the
city council by a majority of the property
holders on said streets, on or before tho
first meeting of the city council, in Septem
ber, the city, after that time, shall pro
ceod to make the improvements named, ami
use tho method ot doing so as presented in
the amended report of the street commit
tee and printed in the council proceedings,
July 12th, 1881.
Alderman Wood also offered the follow
ing resolution und moved its adoption:
Whereas, Section 8 of ordinance 45 is
claimed to cive the committee ou streets
power to let all contracts, purchase all ma
terial and to have performed all labor nec
essary to complete the tilling, grading and
towering ot what is known aud designated
as Railroad Street, thereby expending a
largo amount of money without first re
ceiving the concurrence ot a majority of
the members of the city council beforo said
expenditures are made. And
Whereas, By section 8 pago 74 tho city
comptroller is the only offlcei of the city
authorized to mato sucn purchases ior tne
Whereas, Article 50, page 53 of tho city
chartor describes the amount aud method
of expenditures and rule 17 demands the
yeas and nay to be taken ou all proposi
tions to create any liability against the city
or for the expenditure cf its ' trtoucy,
therotore be it
Resolved, That tbe further expenditures
such as purchasing materials, making and
letting of contracts by the street commit
toe without first being authorized by a ma
jority vote of the city council is in violation
of the city charter and sections of ordinances
referred to is detrimental to the harmony of
of the city council and the best inter
SERIES NO. 324
ests of the city. Be it further
Rssolved, That section 8 ordinance No.
45 be referred to the corporation counsel
for his report as to the legality of said sec
tion of said ordinance. Said report to be ,
furnished to the city council on or before
lucsaay August 0th, 1881.
Alderman nail iday moved that all the
portion of resolution, prior to asking cor
poration counsel's opinion as to the legality
ot Ordinance 45, be stricken out. Motion
carried by the following vote:
Ayes-Blake, ' Halliday, Hinklo, Pettit
and Swoboda 5.
Nays Hughes, Patier and Wood 3.
Alderman Swoboda moved to adopt re
solution as amended. Motion carried. ...
Alderman Hughes offered the following '
Resolved, That the mayor ia directed to
have all the public cisterns filled with
water at once, that in cane any of service ,
cisterns are out of repairs that he have,
Resolution adopted by the following
Ayes-Blake, Halliday, Hinkle, Hughes, .
Tatier, Pettit, Swoboda ond Wood 8.
Alderman Pettit offered the following
Resolved, That city comptroller be in
structed to advertise for bids to purchase
500 feet hose for Anchor Fire Co., No. 7.
Aid erman Halliday presented the follow
ing ordinance, which was read at lenirth
ordim A-rs viv
An ordinance to amend section S'J of chapter 6
ncvisua vrninancu, nxing me nre limits within
Be it ordained by the city council of the city of
Sbction I. That section 31 of rhantor H nf RavU
ed Ordinances (which fixes the tiro limits within
tne city) ie amended so as to hereafter read as
follows, to-wit :
HE'TION its. All thut Tart of the citv enihrsr.n1
within tho following blocks, viz: Blocks one. two,
three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven,
twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen neven
teen, eighteen, ujnciecu, twenty, twenty-one
twenty-two, twenty three, twenty-lour, twenty live,
twenty six, twenty-seven, tweuty-elght, twenty
nine, thirty, thirtv-one, thirty-two, thirty-three,
th.rty-fowr, thirty live, thirty-six, thirtv-seven,
thirty eight, forty eight forty-nine, fifty, ttfty-one,
tlfty two, fifty -three, fifty four, rlfly tlve, fifty-six,
fifty-seven, llfrrelght, sixty, sixty-one, aixty-fonr,
in the c'.ty of Cairo, aud blocks one, sixteen, sev
enteen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty, forty-eight,
forty-nine, tifty, in First addition to city ; and au of
Railroad Strip addition, ami all of tho hotel addi
tion to the city of Cairo, aball hereafter compoae
and he known as the fire li mtts of said city.
Alderman Halliday moved to refer ordi
nance to ordinance committee. Motion
Bond and contracts of the following per
sons for faithful performance of contract of
filling sheets were read tor approval:
Thomas Mechan, L. Leith, A. Amount, J.
Smith, Dan Franklin and Ed. BaBley, aud
Louis Leath and J. P. Smith.
Aldorman Blake moved to approve bonds
and coutract. Motion carried.
L. H. Myers, city marshal, submitted tho
following report for month of July of na
ture of cases for which arrests were made :
Burglary 2, larceny 2, gaining 2, con
fidence game 1, disorderly conduct 52,
drunk 35, vagrancy 2, carrying concealed
weapons 3, violations of various city orders
6. Total 120.
Ou motion of Aldcrmau Pettit receive
Wells & Kerth insurancu agents submit
ted report ot net premiums collected and
amount of taxes due thereon at two per
cent, for the half year ending June 30th,
1881. To which was attached treasurer's
receipt tor $49.50.
On motion of Alderman Wood, received
Mayor reported to the council request of
I. C. R. It. Co. for the appointment of John
J. Webster police constable to do duty at
depot, without compensation from city.
Mayor placed in nomination John J.
Webster for police constable to serve with
out compensation. Confirmed by the fol
Ayes Blake, Halliday, Hinkle, Hughes,
Tatier, Pettit, Swoboda and Wood 8.
Mayor informed council of having re
ceived communications from different per
sons, iu relation to construction of water
Alderman Patier moved that tho mayor
be instructed to correspond with parties,
relative to the probable coustruction of
water works. Motion carried.
On motion of Alderman Wood, meeting
adjourned. D. J. Foley,
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