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DAILY CAIRO BULLETIN.
CAIRO. ILLIN0I8, SATURDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 11, 1882.
Commercial Avenue and Eighth Street,
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F. Bross Cairo I William Kliiu-o. .Cairo
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('. M . Oxtcrlob " !. O l'atler
. A. lluder " III. Wells
J. Y. Clcmgn, Caledonia.
A GENERAL HANKING BUSINESS DONE.
Exchange sold and bought. Interest paid In
thti Saving Department. Collections made and
all business promptly attended to.
(I W. WHEELER,
Summer Wood and Kindling
constant!; on nana
At Seventy-five cento per load.
At one dollar per load.
The "trlmmings"are coarse havlcs and make
the best summer wood for cooking purposes if well
a th cheapen ever sold in Cairo. For black
smith 'i use icvettlOir tirvi. they are unequalled
Leave your order at tbe Tenth street wood vard
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CAIRO CITY FERRY CO.
Til REE WPkfl STATES.
On and after Monday, JoneTtb, and antll lartbor
notice tbe fcnjboai will make trips as follows;
Mavis haves Liivia
Foot fourth it. Missouri Land'R. Kentucky Ld g.
b:(iOa.m. 8:30 a. m. 0 a. m.
10:00a. m. 10:30a. m. 11 a. m.
2:00 p. m. 2:30 p.m. 3 p.m.
4:00 p.m. :S0 p.m. 5;00p.m.
2 p. m. 4:30 p.m. J p.m
CAIUO AND NEW MADRID PACKET.
TO SEW MADRID.
V. ,?. TUfiNEIt.Mantor,
LEM. UILL, Cleric.
Leaven Cairo for New Madrid and way point
very Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 2 p. m.
Koturnliig loaves Now Madrid Wednesday, Friday,
and Monday at 7a. in.
For fruiirht or pafsase apply to
JAMES 1)1(108, Agent.
..WTTtf IT A TTTTi A V
K Unit and Complete Hotel, fronting on Uovoe
Hucond and Kullrond Htruoti,
Tb I'aMoniior D'pot of tho Chlcaio, Ht. Lonla
at w OrUmnn: Illlnot Central; wabanh, HI.
I'Otila and Parlflc; Iron Mountain and Honthern,
Moblluand Ohio; Cairo and Ht. I.nma lialiwayt
are all Juki acroai tho street : wbllo the Uteamboat
Lauding la tint ono aqttaro distanti
This lintel U heated by steam, haa steam
Laundry, Ii.vdriiullo Klevalor, Kluctrlc Cull Ilella,
Atitoinatlo Kiru-Alartns, Hatha, ahaoltitely pure air,
purluctsowuragn and complete appointments.
Hupurh fiirnishliiKsi poriect aorvlco; andanun
U. 1. I'AIiKKH in OQ.,Ije.aeoa)
THE CONTRAST !
While other Jinking 1'uwdera
are larydy ailultnatrd ivith
Alum und other hurtful tlriujs,
haa been kept unchanged in all
its original jmritu mid utrength.
The best evidence of its safety
and effectiveness is the fact of its
havin g received the highest testi
monials from the most eminent
chemists in the United Slates,
who have analyzed it, from its
introduction to the present time.
There are no powders that bear
higher chemical tests, nor any
that show so good results by the
TEST OF THE OVEN.
It is a pure Fruit Acid Baking
Powder. Made by
STEELE & PRICE,
Chicago, 111., and St. Louis, Mo.,
Manufacturer of Lupnlfn Yeast
Gems, Dr. Price's Special I'Uvoring
Extracts, and Dr. Price'r Unique
MARKETS BY TELEGRAPH
Chicago, Feb. 10, 10a. m.
Pork March, 18.15; April, $13.37.
Wheat March, 11.20' April, 1.2T.
Corn February, 3C,'4'c ; March, 50;c;
Oats February, 39J2'c; March, 39,7c;
Chicago Feb. 10, 12 m.
Pork March, fl$.22;
Wheat-March, $1.27?$ ; April, 1.88b'.
Cora March, 57057J-b; May,
Oats March, 40,c. Bi 1
Chicago, Feb. 10, 2 :40i si.
Pork-February, $13.10 A; March
Wheat-February, $1.27 B; March,
Corn February, 57c A; March, 574'c;
Oat3 February, 39c; March, 40 c;
New York, Feb. 10, 12 si.
Wheat No. 2 Chicago, $ 1. 23030;
Red Winter $1.3444; No 2 H. W.
11.39 j'40 No. 2Mil
Corn No. 2 G7;14'j.G9
The river is still falling but very blowly
with 45 feet 11 inches on the guagc, a fall
of five inches in the last twenty-four hours.
The indications are that the river will eith
er be on a stand or fall even less than this
by tho following guages: At Chattannoge
it raised one foot 5 inches, at Cinciuuati 4
feet 4 inches with 34 feet 3 inches on the
guagc, at Louisville it is on a stand with 12
feet 4 inches on the guago, at Nashville it
raised 1 foot 4 inches, at Pittsburg 2 feet 1
inch, at St. Louis 2 inches with 10 feet 5
inches on tho guage. The only places it
fell besides Cairo is tho upper and lower
The Gus Fowler broke her shaft Thurs
day night at Caledonia on her way to Pa
ducuh and had to lay over uutil yesterday.
The W.A. Johnson camo dowu from Padu
ducah in her place and towed the Fowler
to Paducah with the assistanco of tho tug
Laurel. Tho Johnson will continue in tho
trade until tho Fowler lias a new shaft mado
and put in.
Tho John B. Maud camo out from St.
Louis Thursday night with a good trip on
her way to Memphis. Sho added 00 tons
hero. Sho returns again for St. Louis Mon
The Sto. Oencvievo will be up to-day from
Memphis for St. Louis.
Tho Bollo Memphis will bo up this even
ing from Vicksburg for St. Louis.
Tho Annio P. Sliver will bu hero this
morning from St. Louis for Now Orleans.
Sho had a big passenger trip for mardi grus
Tho W. P. Halliday follows her leaving St.
Tho James W. OulF was duo up from
Memphis for Cincinnati last night but had
not arrived up to G o'clock, bat mora than
likely passed up during tho night.
Adjourned KenuUr Meeting.
Caiko, 111., Feb'y Oth, 1882.
Present His Honor Mayor Thistlewood
and Aldermen Blake, Halliday, Ilinklc,
Hughes, Kirabrough, Patier Pettit, Satip
and Wood 10.
Alderman Hughes moved to approvo of
minutes of last regular and intervening
meetings withoutreading. motion carried.
IlKI'OItT OK OKEICKKS.
Thos. J.Kirth City Treasury submitted
report howing tho amount of money in
treasury up to February 1st also amount
recieved and paid out for various purposes
during the month.
On motion of Alderman Halliday re-
recieved and referred to city comptroller for
vurifkation. D. J. Foley City Comptroller,
to whom was referred report of of Thos. J.
Kirth City Treasury for mouth of December
reported same as being correct.
On motion of Alderman Wood recieved
Report of I). J. Foley, city comptroller,
for the month of December, 1881, showing
the expenditures and balances in the sever
al appropriation funds, up to January
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On motion of Alderman Pettit recieved
and ordered printed with the proceedings.
L. II. Meyers, City Marshal, submitted re
port of number of arrest mado by police
force during the month.
On motion or Alderman Pettit recieved
Wm. B. Oilbert, corporation counsel, sub
mitted communication stating that, in con-
sequeuco wf important legal business re
quiring his time, he was unablo to furnish
the opinion, asked for in resolutiou referred
to hin, and asked that further time be
On motion of Alderman Pater, request
UEI'OUTS OF COMMITTEES.
Finance committe reported having re
ceived from Thos. J, Kcrth, city treasurer,
sixty-one hundred thirty-fivo ($0,133.00)
dollars in cancelled coupons from new in
stallment bonds, and eight hundred threo
and CS 100 ($803.08) dollars in cancelled
general city orders, all of which they have
destroyed by burning same.
Alderman Pettit moved to receive and
tile report. Motion carried.
Finance committee, to whom was refer
red petition of Women's Club and Library
Association on December (1th, 1831, sub
mitted report on the law and probable cost
of maintaining said library and other in
formation relating to libraries, also recom
mending the acceptance of said proposition,
and that tho ordinance committee and cor
poration counsel be instructed to prepare
an ordinance to carry iutoclfect the prayers
of the petitioners.
Alderman Patier moved thut the report
be received, and tho recommendation con
curred iu. Motion carried.
Ordinance committee reported the fol
lowing resolution as per instruction of the
Ordinance reatl first time as follows, and
aid over under tho rules:
ORDINANCE NO. -.
An ordinance providing lor the construction of
Uu itordalued bv lliu City Ceuuell ol thu citv of
Section 1. That sidewalk no constructed of
wood on thu northerly aide of 'I'h'rly sec.ond street
from Commercial avenue to l'opbir street and on
tbe cai terly aide of l'opltir stre.ul from Thirty ec
enid street to Tlilrty lourlli street, In tho First ad
dition to said city.
Section 2. That tho sidewalks above provided for
bo constructed In accordance with thoruiiilremun!
of Iboexlsllugordlnances of the clly, orovldlng lor
the construction of sidewalks, excepting that tho
Krado to which said sldrmiilk shall bu laid shall
only be so much abovu thu natural aurfari) of tlm
ground, as the proper construction of said walks
without trestleworks, niny ruqulru.
Sections. Tho local Improvement herein pro
vlded for, siall be made hv special assessment,
and In accordance with the provisions of sections
1H to 51 inclusive, of Art, II, of tho art of the griier
al assembly of tho statu of Illinois, approvsd April
loth, 1S72, and entitled "An act to provide for the
incorporation ol elites and villages," and the cost
and expense of the construction and reconstruc
tion of said sidewalks shall bu paid out of tbe
funds arising I mm said special assessments.
Section 4. Tho owner ol any lot fronting on thu
slilcwarlk provision for thu building of which I
tnado by this ordinance, shall bu allowed thirty
(iuvi nfler the time at which this ordinance take
effect in which to bnlid that portion of said side,
walk oppoHltu hi lot, and thereby relieve thu
anui from assessment ', provided thu work shall
conform in all respect to the requirement of this
ordinance, and bu dunu to the at!src,tloii and ap
proval of ihucommilleoon stroo .
Section !i. I'pon tint expiration of tho ald thir
ty day, thu city clerk shall publish iiotlco for
twelve davs, In the new paper publishing the ordi
nance of the city, setting forth that staled bids for
furnishing tho material or doing tho work, or both,
or tbe construction and reconstruction
of said sidewalks directed to tho Clly
council will bu ncoIvu at this, olllc, up
to thu tlmcoftho meeting ol the city council for thu
opening ol said bids, which meeting shall not bu
earlier than telvo day, nor later than elghleon
davs from tliedato nl said notice, which notice
ahiill statu thu llino orsalil meeting and dusc.lho tbe
work to bu done, b re referring to this ordinance,
giving It number and dale of approval, and that
auld ordinance ! nubjoct to uxamliiatioti at any
time at hi ofllce. Said bid shall bo opened by the
clerk in the presi nee of thu conned, aud tho con
tract for dolnc the work, or fnrnlHhtnu th m.i,..i.i
or both, fur constructing and reconstructing said
i dewalks shall bo awarded to tho lowest respon
sible bidder, who shall sulllcieutly guarantee to tho
satisfaction of tho City Council tbe furnishing of
ald material, or the performance of said work, or
both, under tho supervision of tho Committee on
blre.it, within such time as may be fixed by con
tract, if sal d t'ity Council shall deem it expedient
Udoso. If sulci bids are not satisfactory to the
City Council, they may reject any or all of them,
and muy then or thereafter uutliorl.u said sidewalk
to bo CHnnructed by ,ch agents as they may
C1IAIKMAN KIKE DEI'AHTMENT.
Alderman Saup reported verbaly that tho
hose purchased about a year ago has not
given the satisfaction guaranteed in con
tract six or seven sections of said hose
having bursted while in use.
Clerk read petition of F. Vincent asking
permission to erect an additional story cn
his house on lots 1 and 2 in block 13 of
Alderman Saup moved to refer petition
to ordinance committee with instruction to
draft an ordiancc carrying into effect tho
prayer of petitioner.
Petition of Cotton seed Oil Company
asking that a crossing be placed on the
corner of 4th street and Jefferson avenue
On motion of Alderman Halliday refer
red to committee on streets with instruc
tions to have crossing built as requested in
CLAIMS AND ACCOUNTS.
Salary bill of city officers for month of
January was read as follows, viz;
N.B. Thistlewood, mayor $83 33
D.J.Foley, city clerk! 75 00
Thos. J. Kerth, treasurer 50 00
L. H. Myers, marshal 75 00
Wm. B.Gilbert,corporationcounsel. 91 07
W.E. Hendricks, city attorney 20 83
A. Comings, police magistrate 25 00
John P. Hogan, police constable. . . . CO 00
Geo. E. Olmsted, " " CO 00
Henry Dunker, " " .... GO 00
P. Mahoney, " 00 00
Warren Wims, " .... CO 00
John Tyler, " " .... 00 00
H. P. Martin' 7 days " .... 34 00
Alderman Halliday moved to allow salary
Motion carried by the following vote:
Ayes blake, Halliday, Hinkle, Hughes,
Kimbrough, Patier, Pettit, Saup and Swo-
Nays Wood 1.
Timothy Gorman, Balary as street
superintendent $00 00
Mike Dnscoll, 15 days labor on
streets at $1.50 22 50
Mike Staunton, 10i days same.... 15 37
John Cain, 10 days on streets with
jail trimg 15 00
Robt. Baird, 9 days labor on streets. 22 50
Itobt. Baird, Jr., 9 days same 22 50
Christ Lawrence, 11 days same 25 50
Chas. Duncan, 21, '4 days labor on
sidewalks 31 87
Edward Jones, 2 days hauling cin-
derB 7 CO
Peter Walder, hauling 15 loads lum
ber 3 75
John Ferguson, hauling 10 loads
lumber at 35 cents 3 50
Hullidtiy Bros., 33 loads cinders at
25 cents 8 25
C. W, Henderson, 1 keg nails, etc. . 4 25
J.S. McUahey, 5010 feet lumber at
$10.00 82 25
J. T. Hennie, cinders for sidewalks.. 10 00
J. T. Ili nuie, repairing bo wer 3 00
Dr. J.C. Sullivan, vaccinating 440
putients at 25 cents each and
bovine vaccine for samo 114 00
Drs. O. G. k 1). H. Parker, vaccinat
ing 272 patients C3 00
Dr. Wm. K. Smith, vaccinating 135
patients 33 75
White & Greer, bed clothing for pest-
hoiiso 21 55
Win. Ilarrcll, bed clothing for same. 20 75
Smith Bro., groceries for same 83 43
Lancaster & Rice, lumber aud re
pairs on pest-house 13 05
C. W. Wheeler, coal and wood for
same 10 00
Chas. Johnson, nurse at pest-houso
1 month M 00
N. B. Thistlewood, money paid for
sundries fur pest-house 4 40
St. Mary's Infirmary, care and medi
cines of patients 85 55
John Harvey, conveying sick to hos
12. 12. Kllis, printing 2 certificates of
vaccination 4 00
Sam Drown, removing garbarge. . . . 20 00
M. Wrigh.1, burying dead animals
and hauling 8 loads to pest
house 10 25
Chas. Fair, tilling Seventh street
cistern 8 00
It. II. Cunningham, rent of clerk's
ofllco......... 10 00
M. Shclton, janitor for same 5 00
Telephone Co., rent of telephone for
qunrtor ending January 1st for
clerk's olhYo 13 00
C. Wheeler, 1 ton coal for clerk's of
fice 3 00
Gas Company, gas for clei k's office . . 85
John Cain, dieting prisoners beforo
and after trial 175 Oil
Gas Company, gaB for jail 10 0
Cairo City Coal Co., coal for jail. . . 3 00
Cairo Bulletin, publishing proceed
ings, etc 27 50
Gns Company, gas for street lamps.. 272 25
Oas Company, gas fur polico lioad-
nuartrrs $ 05
Oas Company, gas fittings and fix
tures for polico headuiiarters. . . 4 50
A. II. Irvin certificate copies of judg
ments in tints vs. city w
Circuit Court coHt in suit of city vs.
Louis flooden 1J " '
M. Ohm draylng men to Jail .
Wm. Monro 100 dray numbers uu
Cairo City Coal Co. coal for polico
Telephone Co. uso of Instrument In
polico lieadqunrters for quarter
ending January 1st 12 00
Mr. J. Pink rent of polico headquar
ters 12 50
Wm. B. Oilbert money advanced in
suits vs. city 21 45
On motion of Alderman Halliday, refer
red to committee on claims.
Resolved, That the committee on police,
jail and lire department bo and they hereby
are directed to, at once, examine and test if
they deem it necessary all hose purchased
by the city during the past two years.
Resolution adopted by the following vote:
Ayes Blake, Halliday, Hinkle, Hughes,
Kimbrough, Patier, Pettit, Saup, Swoboda
Alderman Blake offered tho following
preamble and resolution :
Whereas, Great necessity exist for a road
way passable at all seasons of the year
from Twentieth street to a point at or near
Fortieth street; therefore, be it
Resolved, That the street committee be
and they hereby are directed to consider
tho propriety of constructing such roadway
and to report to tho city council at an early
date tho most practicable route and method
of constructing the same.
Alderman Pettit offered the following
Resolved, That the street supervisor, be
instructed to temporarily repair street
crossings at 21st, 22nd, 23rd and 24th
streets on Poplar street, same being impas
sable at present.
Alderman Wood moved to amend reso
lution by inserting crossing on north Bide
of 18th street and Commorcial avenue.
Adopted. Alderman Hughes moved to
amend resolution by inserting crossing on
north side of 8th street and Cedar. Adopt
ed. Resolution as amended adopted by the
following vote :
Ayes Blake, Halliday, Hinkle, Hughes,
Kimdruugh, Patier, Pettit Saup, Swoboda
ami Wood 10.
Alderman Patier offered the following
Resolved, That tho mayor appoint a
special committee of three, who are au
thorized to confer with the managers of
tho narrow guage railroad as to their com
ing into the city and occupying tho new
levee and building same straight.
Alderman Wood arose to a point
of order. That the joint committee
previously appointed by tho city
council is ready and willing to receive any
proposition from the officers of the Cairo
ami St. Louis R. R. Co. that they may see
fit to represent to said joint committe. Chair
decided point of order well taken.
Alderman Patier appealed from decision
of the chair and ordered ayes and nayes on
The question being put shall the decision
of the chair staud as the decision of this
body resulted in tho decision of the chair
being sustained by tho following vote:
Ayes Blakr, Halliday, Hughes, Kim
brough, Saup and Wood 0.
Nayes Hinkle, Patier, Pettit and Swo
Ahleriuan I'atier moved that the joint
coiumitteebe relieved from further consider
ation of the question at Issue between tho
city of Cairo and Cuiroand St. Louis R. R.
Alderman Patier called for tho ayes and
nayes on the question resulting as follows:
Ayes Hinkle, Patier and Pettit 3.
Nayes Blake, Halliday, Hughes, Kim
brough, Saup, Swoboda aud Wood 7.
The mayor informed council ot having
received and accepted tho .resignation of
Police Constable Geo. 12. Olmsted on
The mayor placed in nomination for po
lice constable to fill vacancy occasioned by
resignation Anthony McTiguo.
Confirmed by tho following vote:
Ayes Blake, Halliday, Hinkle, Hughes,
Kimbrough, Pettit, Swoboda and Wood 8.
Nays Patier and Saup2.
Mayor reported having released from jail
Jas. Carter aud II. Earl stating reasons for
Alderman Wood moved that inasmuch
as the ollicials of the Cairo & St. Louis rail
road have wholly failed to pay any proper
attention to tho repeated notices of tho joint
committee Ihrotigh its chairman, the said
committee ero ready at any time to con
for with said officials regarding tho mutters
of dispute between tho city and said rail
road, tho city clerk is hereby instructed to
give said railroad ollicials notice, under the
seal of the city, that said j'tiut committee
stand ready to confer at any time regarding
tho matters of dispute existing between the
city and tho said railroad. Motion carried.
Tho mayor informed council that tho
Anchor Lino company intends naming their
now steamboat, "Tho City of Cairo," and
suggested that some suitable action should
bo taken in appreciation of tho honor.
Whereupon Alderman Swoboda ollered
tho following preamble and resolution:
Whereas. Wo aro informed that tho new
steamboat, now being built by the Anchor
Lino company, will be named the City of
Cairo, In respect of our city, which honor
wo very much appreciate, aud fooling that
some testimony of our appreciation of the
honor should be shown said Anchor Line
company; therefore, bo it
Resolved, That a committee of threo
members ot the city council, with the may
or, be instructed to report, at the next meet
ing, such testimonial of their appreciation
of tho honor conferred by said Anchor Line
company, as they, in their judgment, deem
Preamble and resolution adopted.
TI10 mayor nominated as Buch committee
Aldermen Swoboda, Blake and Halliday.
State and city liquor bonds of O. F. Ort
& Co. were read for approval.
On motion of Alderman Saup, approved.
On motion of Alderman Saup, meeting
adjourned. D. J. Foley, City Clerk.
Mrs. Fulton, mother of Mr. Mat Fulton,
was in the city Thursday on her way from
the East to join her husband who is sick in
Mrs. M. P. Fulton and family arrived in
Louisville all right, Tuesday morning.
Mrs- E. B. Dietrich left yesterday on a
short visit to her daughter in Madiaon,
Mrs. B. F. Blake, who has been spend
ing some time in St. Louis and Alton, is
on her jvay home, but is now in Anna for a
stay of a few days.
NEWS NOTES AND COMMENTS.
Divorce suits aro on the increase.
East St. Louis is to have a granite street
a mile long.
Tho stovo manufacturers have agreed to
A London Times correspondent has been
murdered in Albinia.
The Chicago polico have gobbled a no
torious gang of forgers.
Three hundred more Jewish refugees sail
from London for America to-day.
Belleville has a tramp celebrity who
claims to be a brother of Stonewall Jack
son. The Atlanta branch of the Methodist
Book Concern is to bo discontinued. It
The secretary of the interior urges con
gress to put a stop to timber depredations
on Indian lands.
Aruguments in the case of the Southern
Express Co. against the Iron Mountain rail
road closed at St.Louis Thursday.
Tho commerce committee will reach tho
state of Louisiana next Monday in consider
ing the river and harbor bill.
Tho Egyptian ministry has been talking
disrespectfully of foreign interference and
the Anglo-French controllers enter protest.
A workman at Lemp's brewery at St.
Louis met death Thursday as a result of
asphyxiation, by a sudden escape of am
monia gas used in the browing process.
LIST OK LETTERS REMAINING UNCALLED
KOH IN THE 1'OHTomCK AT CAIKO, ILL.,
8ATUKDAY, KEI1. 1 1, 1882.
Cobb, M J
Lofton, Sally Ann
Cain, Sal lie
Austin, J B
Benight, II W
Brown, J T
Coldlo, Walter Col
Fariss, U O
Gandiclock, D K
Grans, J C
Howard, J L
Keen, Elon G
Leftwich, Jas M
McMurray. L J
McBride, G M
Pierce. Ed 2
Spiller, Warn K
Draper, J W
Gift, I) W
Ganner, H W
Henry, MW 3
Hacker, Jno S
HallingB worth, AO
Johnson, J R
Mosher, W A
Newton, B F2
Say re, A J
Wardlaw, R N
roraons calling for the above mentiontd
will please say advertised.
Gko. W. McKkaio, Postmaster.
As Thousands Do Testify,
So does Thomas Roberts, Wholesale Grocer,
'hilademhia. who Bays: Burnetts Coco-
aine allays all irritation of the scalp, and
will most effectually remove dandruff aud
prevent the hair from falling out."
Burnott.a Flavoring Extracts. l he su
periority of these extracts consists iu their
perfect purity and great strength. They
are warranted free from the poisonous oils
and acids which enter Into the composition
of many factitious fruit flavors.