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THE DAILY CAIRO BULLETIN: THURSDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 27, 1881.
IMMENSE LINE OP
OF THE LATEST STYLES!
Wo have now on hand a largo assortment of Gents Underwear,
varying in price from $1.00 to 3.00 a suit; and wc will aim show
a large lino of Gents Hose of all qualities and prices. Our line of
TIES AND SILK HANDKERCHIEFS
Cannot be beat for style and quality. Wc have also a large assort
WHITE AND COLORED SHIRTS,
And in fact you will see a large stock of everything in the Furn
ishing Goods line, at the
Chicago One Price Clothing House, cor. 3th street and Com
THE DAILY BULLETIN,
Office: Bulletin Building, Washington Avenne
8NTKKKD AT TUB POST OKFldt IN CAIKO, IL
LINOI8, AS SECOND- CLASS MATTER.
OFFICIAL PAPER OP CITY AND COUNTY
SPECIAL LOCAL ITEMS.
Notices In tnU column. elUt cents per Hue for
frutandflve cenu per line each suli'(juent inser
tion. For one week. 80 cents per line, for one
month, 6J ceuls per Hue.
at A.T. DeBaun's.
Fresh arrival of Select Oysters at Avin
ger&Tharp's Restaurant and European Ho
tel, Ohio Levee, next to City National Bank,
every day, and served up to order in the
best style, cooked or raw, at any hour of day
or night. Also for sale at lowest market
prices, by can or quart, for family use.
rules men, women and society, Kings and
Princes acknowledge its sway, and Public
Opinion is sold only by II. Meyers, sole
agent for Cairo, Illinois. Don't fail to ob
tain a supply.
Ice, Wholesale and Retail.
1 am now prepared to sell ice by the car
load, or by ttie pound at prices beyon
competition. My wacons will run to all
parts of the city during summer, serving
ice to customers in quantities to suit
Orders for car-loud lots will receive prompt
attention. My ice is Pure Lake Ice, from
the Kankakee Ice (Jo., Kankakee, ill. 'lei
ephone No. 92. F. M. Wahd.
at De Baun's 50 Ohio Levee.
For Sale at Greenfield's Landing".
I offer for sale my store house, rosidenco,
and three acres of land. The store is lOx
70, and dwelling comprises 5 rooms and
kitchen. The location ishrst-class for busi
ness. A county road passes on each side ot
the place. For particulars apply to
Jous Tannkii, Greenfield's Landing, Mo.
A Fine Farm
TO LEASE IfoK A TKKM OK Y'KAKH,
I will lease my farm at Pulaski 10 miles
from Cairo, to a good tenant for u term of
years. The tarm is rich bottom and tim
bered upland, good 'for fruit und early
gardening; two living springs of water that
have shown no signs of failing this present
dry season; new two-story dwelling of 7
rooms within five minutcB walk of railroad
depot, postofiico and telegraph office;
mineral water as good as tho best can bo
obtained by driving. At a little expenso
a fish pond led by living water can bo
made and stocked with native fish. Tho
wheat crop this season yielded 15 bushels
to the acre and corn will yield 30 bushels to
the acre. An a dairy farm, the place Is un
equaled. New farm implements, cows,
horses, etc. will bo sold with tho leaso it
desired. Parties arc invited to visit tho
place or address mo by letter.
E. M. Lowk, Pulaski, Ills.
Enquiries may be made at The Hullrtin
office or or J. H. Metcalf, Cairo, Ills.
Buy Lonir or Short,
but bo lure to liuv minnirh nf "I'ubllc, Onin.
Ion," the bust cigar ever offered in this
market. Hold only by II. Meyers, solo
agent, wro, Illinois.
Mobile Shell Oysters,
ivt A. T. DeBaun's.'
HATS AND CAPS,
FOR MEN AND BOYS,
M. AVERNER. Prop'r.
Dan Fitzgerald's Saloon
and Restaurant, Ohio Levee, next to the
Illi nois Central passenger depot, has
the best brands of whisky in the market,
pure and healthy; also, the best grades of
tine and cheap cigars. Restaurant supplies
good lunches and meals on short notice.
Coffee a specialty, and superior Select
Baltimore oysters served in every style.
When thirsty or hungry tins house can com
pletely meet your wants, and in a style to
at Do Rami's 5(1 Ohio Levee.
Collins' Great Excursion to Sew Orleans.
KEMKMUKR THE DATE, TltrilSIMY, NOVKM-
UEK lO'l'll, 1881.
Tickets good to return at pleasure on all
regular trains for ten days. Fare for the
round trip to New Orleans anu return,
from CAIRO, Arlington, Clinton. Fulton,
etc., $11.50. Children under twelve years
half price; under four, free. Every feature
liberal, convenient and strictly first class.
No charge for extra baggage, and all bag
gage promptly checked through to New
Orleans. For further information, address
U. L. Collins, general manager of excursion,
Milan, Tenn. Tickets tor Bale at Lairo by
Mobile Shell Oyster,
at A. T. DeBaun's.
If vou want first-class hoarditicr call at
Charles Schoenmeyer's, corner of Poplar,
Tenth and Washington avenue, Germania
A complete barber shop with a good
trade. Inquire at this oliiee.
Safe for Sale.
A good office safe, "Hall's" patent, for
To Millers and Merchants.
Wanted by a steady young man, a situa
tion as journeyman miller, or a place in a
corn store. Address R. W. Clakke,
LOCAL WKATUKK KKl'UKT.
Cino, 111., Oc , 1881 f
Time, liar. Thor. Ham. Wind. Vol Weather
ft .m 30.08
1(1 " ao.oi
'i p.m iRi'ii
0 p.m 30.0:1
Maximum Temperature. 6o; Blnlmnm Tern
puratnref1: Ilnln 0 Inchoi.
Klver, 'i'i feel. 4 Inches Mho, 5 Inches.
W. II. RAY,
Sers't Signal Cnrui, U. H.A.
GENERAL LOCAL ITEMS.
Notices in them columns, ten cents per line,
each Insertion. Alarkod
llattio S. an elewmt small Havana
The largo warehouse of Messrs. Halli
day Bros, has received a new roof.
Mr, Belig Mann and his brother are
making preparations to open a dry goods
storeon Commercial avenue, just below
Eighteenth Btreet. '
Train men on tho upper end of tho
Illinois Central railroad are required to
wear regulation uniforms, which, it la said,
become them well.
Mr. Charles Kchoonmoyer Is havintr
I nccesaary repairs mado udoo his saloon and
1 restaurant, at Tenth atroot and WaBhlnirton
1 avenue. A. new root U among tho Improve
Don't forget the K. M. K. C. dance,
Thursday evening, October 27th,
Anniversary services will be hold in
tho Baptist church this evening. This im
portant event will bo commemorated by
appropriate services conducted by Uev. A.
There is a panic amoug cow owners of
Alton, Ills., because of the ravages of a
certain unknown disease, which has called
a largo number of cows to tho land beyond
tho river. Cairo is as yet entirely free
from diseases of this kind.
Tho following gentlemen will serve as
floor managers at tho ball, to be given at
Hartman's hall by the Halliday Guards,
on tho 17th proximo: Richard English,
Wm. McEwen, Harry Manny, Wm. Oliver,
Rudy Snell, Wm. June, M. C. Mctzger.
During last month ten women filed
petitions for divorces iu tho courts of the
state of Maine, giving for cause the habit
ual drunkenness of their liego lords. In
view of this fact, is it not in order to ask,
"What has become of ti'e Maine prohibi
"A contract can hardly bn entered into
unless :iere are two parties to it," says tho
philosophic old grandmother. Hm, that's
strange. The Bulletin was under the
impression that any number of persons
could enter into a contiact under the laws
of the s'.ate.
- The new secretary of tho treasury has
been an active operator in Wall street for a
third of a century, anil will endeavor to
maintain a healthy tone iu the stock mark'
et. His fortune is estimated $12,000,000
He has held nearly "very office in the gift
of tho city and state of New York.
Notice. To my friends and the pub
lic generally: I announce for sale my en
tire stock of furniture at reduced price.
My object for closing out; want to manu
facture furniture again. For prices ami
terms, enquire at No. 101 Commercial ave
nue, second door north of Sixth street. Re
spectfully, William Eie.lihoff.
The stories told of the government
printing house at Washington, as a sink
hole of criminal debauchery, are so disgust
ing as to be beyond belief, but no one
familiar with Washington life doubts them.
It has almost rome to such a pass that a
young girl cannot be in tho employ of the
government there without risking the loss
of her good name.
Mr. Daniel is not working for the city,
but for Mr. Daniel & Co. ,.The city pays
Mr. Daniel not one dollar until he has
ipent over a hundred thousand dollars, all
of which Mr. Daniel loses if he does not
complete the works, according to contract.
What greater bond is necessary, and why
should one bo required? What losses can
tho city sustain? What risks does tho city
Vennor's latest prognostications are to
the effect that we are to have a continuance
of the warm ware on this continent during
the approaching winter. This may, and
will be broken, he says, by wavesof low tem
perature, but they will be of brief duration
as compared with tho protracted periods of
mildness and warmth. There may be an
advanced and Bevere term of cold in Oc
tober or November. If so, look out for an
open Christmastide. Ho disregards the
sun and sunspot theory, and predicts an
At a meeting of the ladies ot the Epis
copal church, at Mrs. M. F. Gilbert's, yes
terday afternoon, the Ladies' Parish society
was organized, and the officers elected for
the ensuing year. A series of entertain
ments was arranged for, commencing with
a sociable, at Mrs. M. F. Gilbert's, on
Thursday evening, November 3rd, to be
followed by one at the residence of Mrs. II.
L. Halliday, on November 17th. A series
of dinners will be given by the ladies, the
first week in December. The parish society
will hold its regular meeting every two
weeks, commencing Thursday, November
10th, at Mrs. W. B. Gilbert's.
The meeting of the Social Science as
sociation, whicli took place on Tuesday
evening at Mr. H. II. Candee's was a very
enjoyable affair and well attended. The
paper by the Rev. Mr. Ocorgo on organized
charities was most able and interesting,
and called forth a lively and earnest discus
sion, in which reference was made to tho
need of a system of organized charities in
Cairo, and tho expediency of providing per
manent labor for tho vagrant classes. It
was the unanimous view of the assocltion
that something practical and deflnito
should bo done, and that any move in that
direction would meet with the hearty co
operation of the Cairo Social Scicnco asso
-The case of the chronic criminal, Sto-
phen Foy, who was in jail, awaiting a hear
ing for robbing ono, Doylo, of his money,
had to bo dismissed for tho want of evi
dence on tho side of the prosecution. Doylo
was tho principal witness against him and
when the time for trial came ho could not
be found. It seems that Mrs. Foy, who
was in with her husband for drunkenness,
after paying her fine and gaining her free
dom, nought Doylo and bribed him not to
appear ngainst her husband, and ho didn't.
The officers hoped to mako a caso ngainst
tho hard old reprobate, Foy, who has been
Riving theni B0 much trouble and putting
mo city toaorftuch cxponse; but their hopes
wore miRiiiftU-Foy Teraain t0 contin0
Ma life of PoHy crime within tho city.
Nearly all railroads through the south
charge live cents per mile for paasenge
travel. V is was also the rate, charged by
the Chicago, Ht. Louis & New Orleans rail
road before the recent reduction to three
cents in conformity with tho now schedule
rates of Illinois. It seems that this action
on the part of tho road was brought about by
tho near prospect of competition with tho
Mobile & Ohio railroad, and is a bid for
the travel between this point and New Or
leans. But bo this as it may the action is
commendable, and will givo an impetus
to travel between Cairo and tho south
which will cause the rond to make more
motiey than it formerly did. This has been
the experience f tho Illinois railroads.
Undoubtedly it would pay Mr. Tra
vers Daniel "to keep a man or two" at
work for a year just in order to hold his
contract with tho city "for speculative pur
poses." Under his contract with tho city
Mr. Daniel could not keep "a man or two
at work and hold his contract for specula
five purposes." The wise old blundcrbus
who suggested that Mr. Daniel might do
so evidently did not know what she was
talking about. Section 8 of ordinance No,
70 requires that Mr. Daniel, after having
commenced, shall prosecute his work "with
all reasonable diligence." To keep "a
man or two at work" would hardly bo con
siderod a compliance with this provision by
any one with ordinary good sense, yet
there seems to be one at least who believes
just that way. But what else could be ex
from that soured.
According to the police record which
is carefully kept at police headquarters,
there were two cases of drunkenness in the
city on Saturday, three cases on Monday.
two cases on Tuesday and two cases jester
day, and, with the exception of two, all
were non-residents. In a city of twelve
thousand inhabitants, situated at the con
flnence of the largest rivers in the country,
with its streets constantly crowded with a
loose class of people, and containing sixty
eight saloons, this is a showing that it will
be a difficult matter to improve upon. It
speaks well for both the liquor-sellers and
liquor-drinkers the former evidently using
much care not to sell to persons who are
in the habit of drinking to excess, and the
latter seeming to use' g;od judgment while
indulging their appetites. No other con
clusion can well be drawn from this state
ment of facts,
The circular letter from Secretary
Blaine to our ministers abroad, touching
the Panama canal, is at once sensible and
spirited. The policy of this country is and
must be ono of peace. Our government
exists for the protection of the people, and
not for conquest. But wc cannot permit
European governments to interfere in the
purely domestic matters of the neighbor
ing republics of Central America, and we
cannot especially admit of any interference
with our treaty relations or stipulations
with those powers. Tho Monroe doctrine
must be steadily maintained. By doing so
we cau avoid the entangling alliances and
complications of which we were warned by
Washington. We must have peaco and in
dependencefreedom from European in
terference and control even if wo have to
tight for them. Mr. Blaine has taken the
step necessary to avoid this latter contin
gency by a firm, fair and free statement of
the traditional policy of the republic in
matters connected with all other govern
ments on this continent.
. Old John Robinson's show yesterday
was as largely patronized as any that has
ever been here. Tho tents were all crowd
ed, and the spectators could not have failed
to be satified. The menagerie claimed tho
attention of all, for it compriseds peci
mens of nearly all the inhabitants of tho
wilderness. But the arena proved better
than is usual because every feature was a
complete success. The applause elicited
was almost continual. Tho athletic per
formances were especially good; the trained
dogs were also very interesting performers;
the trained elephants probably surpassed
anything ever produced in Cairo. But, for
ready wit and general mirth producing
capers, lohn Robinson's clown "takes the
cake"; he never failed to draw upon him
self the attention of tho large audience, and
cause a roar of laughter whenever he ap
peared in the ring. John Robinson takes
with him many good wishes, also a good
many dollars which those who saw his show
will not begrudge him.
With a required depth of water at tho
jetties and the deepening of tho Mississip
pi channel, so as to maintain eighteen feet
of water or more from New Orleans to this
point, there is no reason why ocean steam
ers of average tonnage should not unload
their freights at the Cairo wharf. It issim
ply a question of engineering skill and dol
lars. What has been achieved at tho
mouth, ngainst the sand and the tidal back
wash of the Gulf of Mexico, can bo accom
plished by dredging through tho mud in so
lution of the river channel from the deep
water below Vicksburg along its entire
length. Not a state whoso tributary
streams How into tho great Mississippi ba
sin but will reap incalculable advantago
from such a scheme. It is not a question
of benefit to Cairo and Illinois, but one
which includes tho solid advancement and
enrichmont of evury section of tho reat
west. Tho River convention at St. Louis,
if earnest enough, can do a groat work.
flont forget the K. M. K. C. dance,
Thursday evening, October 27th.
SHOES ! 1SH0ES ! IISHOES !
NEXT 3 0 DAYS!
In Ladies, Misses and Children's Shoes, we will have on sale for the next 110 days, extra
ordinary great bargains. A genuine I'eblo Goat, Childs Shoe, 7 to 11, for fl per pair,
sold elsewhere at $1 50; Misses Goat, Kid or Calf, 11 to 2, Ladies size, for $1 2. "5, regu
lar price $2; Ladies, from 2 to 7, for $1 50, well worth 2 50; Ladies Button Shoes, ev
ery pair guaranteed, in all sizes, f 1 75; Front and Side Lace, $1 50. Now we offer a
chance for eveiy woman and child to obtain their fall and winter shoes at extremely low
prices. Come early, as these goods cannot bo held at these prices, for they urc the low
est ever offered.
For tho next two weeks, Ribbons of all kinds and qualities will bo at,a discount, and
you will miss a great opportunity if you fail to take advantage of the low prices named.
All Silk, No. 0, fancy, 10c per yard, worth at least 80c; a full line of Gtob Grain, No. 4,
all shades, for 3c, worth 10c; No. 5, for 5c, worth Uc No. 7, for 8c, worth 15c; No. 9,
for 10c, worth 20c.
TIES AND C0LAKET8.
A full lino in all shades, and of tho very latest styles.
All of the above are bran new, having been Ixiught by our Mr. J. Burner, a resident
of New York, within the last two or three weeks at sacrificing prices. We have orders
to sell as there is more to follow. Now is your time to get your supp'y of tho abovo
goods at figures to please.
Wo are daily receiving goods in all lines, and it will pay you well to call and t-xamino
our stock, for we aro determined to do u big business, if good goods, large selections
and low prices will do it. For we are determined as we travel the business road not to
sleep by the way.
l-if'Onr stock of Carpets and Oil Cloths is complete.
121 Commercial Ave.
THE OLD RELIABLE
BOOT AND SHOE STORE ! !
Still Ahead in Quality of Goods and Low Prices.
We have, anil hit- still receiving for the Fall anil Win
ter trade, the best and most complete Stock of Mens, Womens
and Childrens Boots, Shoes and Rubbers, comprising only the
best of Hand-made and Factory work, which will be sold at
the lowest possible prices. We do not advertise
TO GIVE AWAY OR SELL IIKLOW COST,
but mean just what we say.
re-titted our store in the most elegant and convenient style,
and invite all to call on us. We still cam on the Manufac
turing Department, and are at all times prepared to make
anything in the Shoe line. C. IvOC H ,
The question which the people of Cairo
have to consider in connection with the
water works, is, whether or not the city, in
its contract with Mr. Daniel, runs any risks,
or makes any investments, that need to be
secured. In case Mr. Daniel did give a
bond and he failed to complete the works,
according to contract, his bondsmen could
bo held only in the amount of
oss actually sustained by the city.
At the iminent risk of bein; promptly
contradicted, we venture the assertion that
the city will have no water works, so long
as there are none built; at tho same risk
we venture to assert further that so long as
the city has no water works and invests
nothing in water works it can loce nothing
on water works; therefore, we may
lie permitted to conclude that it would not
take a jury of sensible men very long to
ascertain what the actual loss of the city
would be if Mr. Daniel failed to conform to
his contract. A bond could have served
only to insure a beginning, nothing more.
The contract itself provides for all contin
gencies that can arise afterwards.
In 1878 tho Illinois tax levy for state
purposes was 30 cents on the $100; in 1870,
was 27 cents; in 1880, it was .'10 cents,
and in 1881, it is 48 cents. During the
Irst three years there was a state debt to
provide for, which, according to a speech
ado by Governor Cullom on tho Tenth
street stand, in this city, during tho last
campaign, is no more; yet tho rate of state
taxation is nearly one-half more this year
an the average of tho previous three.
Governor Cullom is probably not responsi
ble for this; but to hear him talk of how
ie had paid oh" the fltato debt, and how hk
lad reduced taxation, and bow he thus
brought general prosperity to tho pcoplo
the state, ono was almost lead to sup-
nose that he had Illinois in his pocket, took
her Jo bed with him at night, fixed her
littlo toilet every morning and
nursed her during tho day.
Now it turnB out that tho governor was
talking buncomb when ho promised a
great reduction of taxes for this year; it
turns out that tho legislature has appropri
ated moro money for general state purposes
than formerly and that therefore a greater
rate of taxation is levied than when there
was a largo stato debt to provide for. Tho
Slato Journal attempts to explain this by
saying that "the comparatively low rato of
taxation In 1870 and 1880 was duo to the
fact that a largo Burplus had accumulated
during previous years, ft considoraolo por
tion of which was disbursed iluring those
two years, thuB reducing tho rate." But
Journal doos not attompt to say wny,
tax of 00 cents on the one hundred
dollars, lovlod in 1878 and before, whoa
We have recently enlarged ami
Commercial Ave, bet. full aud th Su.
there was a state debt to pay, could pro.
duce a surplus, it khoiihl be necessary to
levy a tax of 4S centson the one hundred
dollars in order to meet the ordinary ex
penses of the state gov rnment now, when
there is no state debt to be reduced. It is
evident that Governor Cullom talked glit
tering foolishness to the people of Alexan
der county durug the campaign and that
it will be some time before the republican
legislature of Illinois will heed the cries of
the people ami of the democratic minority
to reduce the rate of taxation to the honest
wants of the state government.
What Ails Vou ?
Is it a disordered liver giving you a yel
low skin or costive bowels; which have re
sulted in distressing piles or do your kid
neys refuse to perform their functions? If
so, your system will soon be rloirired with
poisons. Take a few doses of Kidney-Wort
and you'll feel like a new man nature will
throw oft every impeduint and each organ
will bo ready for duty. Druggists sell both
the dry and liquid. I Kvansville Tribune.
K mu nuthfirlri'd to announce) the Dime of Snl-
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rniirllilitli for Hie nll)n or County I'onmilflusiT
(it the ensuing county vUxltot.
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T T It. IVter Hnup ttitlioriiif tin to uniinmici! him
mi cnnclldnto fur County CommimloLcr. In
tho cominK county t'li'Ctlon,
A Nw and tompieto Hotel, froutlnn on t.cveo
Second sod Railroad Htreuta,
Thn Pa.innonr Di'tiot of tho ChlrSBO, Ht. Louis
and NowOrluons! Ulluols Central; Witlmxh. Ht. !
r.nni unit Pnclflc: Iron Mountain and Southern
MnMlimnd Ohio: Cairo and St. Louis Kali ways 'i
aro all Just acrew tho direct; while tho Steamboat V
Landing Is bnt ono square distant, t
Thlnllotol la hoat'id by steam, has lu'mS
Laundry, Hydraulic Elevator, Electric Call Delln.J,
Automatic Flro-Alarma, Baths, abnoltitoly puro alr.j'j
perlectioworaao and torn pleloappolntratinu, "...
Hnnerb rnrnnhluKs; puffed aorvlco; aud an un- ! '
excelled tablo. j!
L. IM'AUICKlt Ac CO., L'kpo