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TI1K DAILY CAIKO BULLETIN; TUESDAY MORNINO, JANUAHY 9. m&.
THE DAILY BULLETIN
KNTKHKU AT TUB CAIRO I'OSTorFlCK Kon
TIUN8MISHI0N TIIKOUOH TUB MAILS AT SKC
OND CLASS RATES.
OWtlVUU P1PXK OP CITY AND COUNTY
SPECIAL LOCAL ITEMS.
Notice It tun co'.amn, eient cent par Una for
flmt and nva eanti Dor hna ach lubnequtnt Inter
Ion. Kr ooa week, 30 cunt per Una. For one
t. onto. 60 ceuu par Una-
50o. pcrCau,
Extra St.'Iecta, at Du Baud's.
Ladies Uistaurant opposite Opera
House. Qua Btto proprietor, 11-20 tf
Fuk Okstkus in any stylo go thu Grand
Opera I.etaurant 'Entrances on Commer
cial and 7 tli street. 11-20 tf
- New Blacksmith Shop.
A new horse shoeing shop has been open
ed by Mr. P. Powers oq Tenth street. All
m so nor of blacksmitbing and wagon work
done to order. Repairing work a specialty.
Work doao promptly. tf
Fresh Oysters
at DeBaun's, 50 Ohio levee.
A Vexed Clergyman.
Even the patience of Job would become
exhausted were he a preacher and endeav
oring to interest his audience while they
were, keeping up an incessant coughing,
making it impossible for him to be lieard.
Yet, how very easy can all this be avoided
by simply using Dr. King's New Discovery
for Consumption, Coughs and Colds. Trial
bottles given away at Hurry W. Schuh's
drug store. (2)
For lame Back, Silo or Ghent use
Bhiloh's Porous Plaster. Prico 23 cents.
Paul G. Schub, agent. (5)
Best Oysters
in market at DeBaun's 50 Ohio levee.
Thb proprietors of Elys' Cream Bslm do
not claim it to bo a cure-all, but a sure
remedy for Catarrh, Colds in the head and
Hay Fever. Price, 50 cents. Apply into
nostrils with little finger.
A Card.
To all who are suffering from the errors
and indiscretions of youth, nervous weak
nesa, early decay, loss of manhood, &c, I
will send a recipe that will cure you, fhee
or CHAUOB. This great remedy was
discovered by a minister in South America.
Send a solf-addressed envelope to tho Itov.
Joseph T. Inman, Station D., New York
City.
50c. per Can,
Extra Selects, at DeBaun's.
Where machinery is used the Drew Oil
Cup will save 50 per ceut. of oil. Write
for circular, Borden, Selleck & Co., St.
Louis, Mo. (2)
If you have scrofula, don't fail to use
"Dr. Lindsey's Blood Searcher." 8 -Id by
all druggists. It will cure you.
Grand Opera - Restaurant opposite
Opera House up stairs, IJ ick entrance on
7th street.. Oysters in every stylo. 11-26 tf
Thomas O'Neil, 028 21st street, Chica
go, says: "I used Brown's Iron Bitters atter
a severe attack of pleurisy, and it strength
ened me."
For Oysters
go to DeBaun's, 50 Ohio levee.
Thb Wm. Alba barb kr-shoi is one of
the best appointed shops in the city; five
barbers all first-class workmen. Call at
this shop, Commercial avenue next the
Opera House and set hair-cutting, sham
pooning an i shaving dono in an artistic
manner.
Receipt books, Cairo date line, perfora
ted stub, Buited to any business, manufac
tured and for sale at the Cairo Bulletin
Office.
If you call on your druggist for "Dr.
Sellers' Cough Syrup," we pledge immedi
ate relief and cure on short notice.
Woman's True Frieud.
A friend in need is a friend indeed. This
none can deny, especially when assistance
is rendered when one is sorely afflicted
with disease, more particularly those com
plaints and weakness so common to our
female population. Every woman should
know that Electric Bitters are woman's true
friend, and will positively restore her to
health, even when all other remedies fail.
A single trial always proves our assertion.
They are pleasant to the taste, and only cost
fifty cents bottle Sold by Harry W.
Schuh. (2)
Shiloh's Cough and Consumption Cure
is sold by us on a guarantee. It cures con
sumption. Paul O. dcuub, agent. (0)
Si'ker'b Port Grape Wiuu tr weakly per
sons. This excellent product of the grape
is prescribed and used by the leading phy
sicians iu the country, when a generous and
nourishing wine is desirable; especially for
females, aged persons md consumptive;
and by churches for communion. Hun
dreds of New York physicisns h wevisilod
Speer's Vineyards and wine cellars, but
twelve miles distant from Ni-w York, and
pronounced his wine pure and unexcelled.
For sale by Paul G. Schuh.
Meksmak'i Pei'tomzed Beef Tonic, tho
ouly prepartion of beef containing its entire
nutritious properties. It contains blood
making, force generating and lilo sustain
ing properties; invaluablo for Indigestion1
Dyspepsia, nervous prostration, and all
forms of L'enoral debility; also, in alt en
feebled conditions, whether the result of
exhaustion, nervous prostration, overwork,
or acute disease, partlculary if resulting
from pulmonary complaints. Caswell,
Hazard, & Co., Proprietors, New York.
Sold by Druggists. (3)
Bakery.
Having purchased the bakery ol J
Anthony, on Waflthinirton avenue between
0th and 10th streets, f prepared to offer to
the public at all times tresli bread, cakes
&c. of tho best quality at the lowest prices
to bn lound in the city. Call and see me
12-18 tf Jacob Lather
A Good Restaurant.
If you want a good meal callatScboon
ineyor's Restaurant cor. 10th st. and Wash
ing ave. Only 25 cts. for a regular meal
and day boarding will find the best accom
modation on reasonable terms.
12-27, 2m.
For Baffle.
A first-class
Queen Oroan, $ 1.00 per
chance. Address
Will Emkh,
GENERAL LOCAL ITEMS.
Notices In these coininm. len cents uer Una.
rh )nrtlnn and whuttnir marked or not. if calcu-
iHtud to toward any man's business tutvrunt are
aiways paia ror.
-Mr. W. C. Adams started for Chicago
Sunday, called thero by a dispatch annouc
ing the dangerous illness of his wife.
The city council will hold its second
regular meeting of this month to-nii;ht.
Nothing of great importance is expected to
be done.
Wanted A good cook. Apply to Mrs.
Burnett.No. 82 10th street. at.
To-day is the second day of the week
of prayer and union service will bo held to
night at 7:30 o'clock, at the Biptist church,
corner of Tenth and Poplar streets.
-As predicted several days ago old Bill
Gray died Sunday, having lived but a few
days after li is caso had been brought to the
notice of the city authorities who did all
they could for him.
School children will nnd The Bullk-
tin scratch-books Nos. 2 and 3 tor sale at
hil Saup's candy Htore. tf
Col. I. B. Hudson has gono to Luna,
Arkansas, where he has an interest in a
plantation and will remain there to super
intend the business.
The fine silk quilt rallied off at Mr.
John Gates' saloon Saturday night was
won by Miss Katie Ellis, whose throw was
forty-nine, made for her by Traber Arter.
For Sale -A No. 1 fresh Milch Cow,
wiJh calf only 2 weeks old. Inquire of R.
Fitzgerald. 3t
At tho Marine hospital station Sunday,
Jesse Ridgeway, second mate of the steam
er Charles Morgan, died of pneumonia af
ter an illness of but a short time. Mrs.
Ridgeway arrived Sunday and will take
her husbaud's remains homo for burial.
The first session of tho Grand Exaiuin-
gersof the Illinois masons will bo held at
tho hall of Cairo Lodge, No. 237, this morn
ing. Judgo Browning, who is grand mas
ter of the fraternity of the state, will be one
of the distinguished attendants.
Tho Uibornian fire company will givo
a social dance at its hall on Washington
avenue Thursday night, Jan. 11th. 5r.
The new steamer Will 8. Hays arrived
at our wharf yesterday morning about 10
o'clock. She lay here seveial hours and
was critically examined and ' admired by
unny during that time.
Two broken arms wore attended to by
Dr. Parker within the last few days. Both
injured were children, one a litte by of Mr.
Dsn. Kelly, the other, a little daughter of
Mr. Goss. The former receivod his injury
in an accidental full Saturday, the latter,
yesterday.
A present that could not be
excelled for general usefulness is displayed
at Coleman's book store in shape of a
"Silent" New Home Sewing Machiuo, with
all attachments; prico at factory, $55.00
and Coleman only asks 45 for it. Call
and see it. 3t.
A special from Springfield under date
of Jan. 7th says: "Tho standing committee
of tho Episcopal church of tho Springfield
diocese unanimously refused to give its
consent to tho consecration of Rev. Hugh
Millar Thompson, of New Orleans, lately
elected bishop of the diocese of Mississippi-
Mrs. John Cheek diei Sunday at Car
bondalo after having been in poor health
for some months. Her remains wore in
terred at Villa Ridge last evening. De
ceased was a relative of the late Dr. Arter,
and she and her family have many friends
here, some of whom went to attend the
funeral.
Several residences iu the vicinity of
Walnut and Tenth streets wore eutered by
snoak thieves Saturday night, but the only
one from which anything was taken was
that of Mr. James Kinnenr, whoso loss con
sisted of $3 in money. Iu tho one or two
othercases the fellows were scared off before
they could tin I anything they wanted.
The caBoof Mrs. Sebastian Herbert for
insanity camo up in the county court be
fore Judge Robinsou Saturday afternoon.
A jury of six was empanelled aud a num-
berof witnesess were examined on both Bides.
After duo deliberation the jury found a
verdict of "not guilty" aud tho defendant
was accordingly discharged.
-The National W. C. T. U. and the
United Presbyterian church have set apart
this day, Tuesday, 0th of January, as one to
be especially devoted to pravcr for the sue
cess of temperance throughout the country.
In accordance with this, the Cairo W. C
T. U. will hold a prayer mooting in their
hall, from 8 to 5 o'clock this afternoon.
The ladies say very anxious, for a largo
attendance and they ought to be gratified.
AT REST.
Bb'KIAL OF MAJOR WM. WOl.FB.
At two o'clock, Sunday afternoon,
large coucourse of sad-faced and sadder
hearted people gathered ou the streets and
at the residence of their late fellow-citizen
and friend, Major William Wolfe, to pay
a tribute to his memory, the last on this
side of tho grave. It needed but a look at
the number who gathered at tho house and
lined the streets along which the funeral
corlcge was to puss, to understand in how
high an estimation tho dead was held iu
the community.
The family of tho docoased and his
closest frieuds having all they could bear
under their load of grief, the details of the
Bad occasion were carried out by friends.
These were under tho direction of Judge
Bross, president of the Alexander County
Bank, wherein Msjor Wolfe was a director,
assisted by Mr. P. W. Barclay.
TUB PALL HEARERS
numbered eighteen: six from tho
Delta Fire company, six from
among the directors of the bank and six
of the employes of the "New York store.
Those from the bank were Messrs. Henry
Well.-, Thos. J. Kerth, E. A. Buder, Wm.
Kluge, C. M. Osterloh and Peter Neff;
from the members of Delta Fire company,
Thus. W, Ilallidny, Chas. Lancaster, John
Hodges, Chas. F. Nellis, J. 8. McGahey
and E. A. Burnett; from the New York
store employes, Elmer Comings, M. Cul-
linan, M. F. Lil'teovitch, E i. Cotter and
David O'Connel.
The casket whs a handsome uielal
one with massive silver handles n
tho sides and ends and silver or-
namcuts on the lid; on a heavy
silver plate was engraved the name and age
of tho deceased. At the house after the
beautiful ceremony of the Episcopal church
had boon read by Rector Davenport of the
hurchof tho Redeemer, the beroaved re
latives took their last heart-breaking,
farewell loqk at all that remained of thuir
once warm-hearted husband, brother and
friend, and the coffin was closed forever.
TUB PROCESSION
formed on the street with the Cornet Band
at the head, followed in order by the Delta
Fire Company; tho New York Store Em
ployes to the number of twenty-five or
more; tlio pall-bearers; tho hearse con
taining the caske'; the family in carriages;
followed by hundreds of friends and ac
quaintances, and to tho slow time of the
dirge played by the baud wtoso tnouruful
notes found an echo in every heart, the
sad cortege marched to the railroad where
a special train of seven coaches was in
waiting to convey it to the beautiful Beech
Grove Cemetery. Tho same order whs
observed in the march from tlm train to
the erravo in the Cemetery.
Arrived at the grave tho casket was low
ered, and while the ban J played softly, in
tho minor chords, the clerks of tho New
York Store gathered in a circlo around the
open grave. Mr. EroeU Pettitt, as their
leader, for them delivered the following
sorrowful, short farewell address to him
whoduiiug lil'o had endeared himself to
them by his many acts of kindness:
"We your past miployea sadly gather
around your urave to strew those evergreens
in cotnemoration of our departed and loved
superior, JUj. Wm. Wolfe;
Green may be the turf above him,
Friend of our better days,
None know bim but loved him,
None named him but with praise;
May God bless him."
With these appropriate words each clerk
dropped a brauch of evergreen upon the
coffin as an emblem that remembrance of
their employer and friend would ever re
main green in their hearts.
There was probably no more pleasant or
unassuming geutleman in our city than
Major Wolfe, and rertainly none more
widely known or universally respected, as
was evidenced by the numbers at home
who desired to show their grief for the
dead and respect for the living by being
present at his burial, aud the numbers
abroad who sent mementos of affection and
words of sympathy.
THE FUNERAL TRAIN
was the largest that ever left Cairo, aud
yet hundreds of friends were compelled to
remain at home for lack of room. The
fl.iral decorations, notwithstanding this is
not tho seasou for flowers, wore profuse and
elegant. A large pillow of camelias and
tea-roses, with the word "Rest" in blue
forget-me-nots and miuionettes iu the ceu-
tro, was sent by Messrs. Crow, Ilargadino
& Co., from St. Louis. A cross aud auchor,
emblems of hope, made of camelias aud
tube-roses was the gift of the Bryan, Brown
Shoo Company, also of St. Louis. The
wreaths, boquets, etc., were of flowers from
Ullin and other pi sees, and the initial
"V," made of opproprito flowers, was tho
work of Mr. M. F. Leftcovitch.
Tho following resolutions which were
passed by the society to which Major Wolfe
belonged and those associated with him in
business, are not words only, of empty
sound, but are full of deep feeling and ox
press tho sympathy and sentiments of each
and all his lai o circle of friends; sym
pathy for his family and affection for his
memory :
RESOLUTIONS OF RESPECT
By Onlta City Fire Company,
Whereas the Groat Ruler of the uul
verso has in His indnito wisdom romovod
from our midst our worthy and esteemed
brother fireman Ma). Wm. Wolfe; and
Whereas the active interest and hearty
co-operation manifested by him during his
long period of his connection with the
Delta Firo Company, makes it fittiug that
we record our appreciation of him; there
fore.
Rkbolvcd, That the sudden removal of
a:ich a man from this Company leaves a va
cancy that will be deeply realizod by all the
members of thisorgauizition and its friends,
and will prove a grievous loss to (his city
and the public.
Resolved, That to the wife of tho de
ceased who has been suddenly deprived of
a 1 viug and provident husband, and an
affectionate and indulgent helpmate, this
Company extends an expression of sincere
sympathy and condolence.
Res:lved, That a page of our Journal
bo set aside in memory of our departed
brother, and a copy of these resolutions
be furnishod the widow of the docoasei.
Delta City Fire Company by
Frank Spencer,
Samuel J. Humm,
Cuarles Lancaster,
Committee.
resolutions of respect
By dlructora of the Alexander Countv Bunk.
Wheieas, death has taken from our
midst, ouo of our directors Mtjor Wm.
woiie, in tlie years ot Ins most efficient
usefulness, one who has always been faith
ful to his responsible duties, with a gener
ous feeling towards everybody and who,
carefully watching the interests of this in
stitution and also those of our patrons,
through the few years 1 our association
together, had acquired the unlimited confi
dence of theotnceis and directors of the bank
us well as that of the public at lsre, and
Whereas we feel deeply the loss that
has fallen upon us, his family aud th s
community and know that his place cannot
easily be filled by another,
Resolved, Miat wo express our most sin-
rme regret for our departed member Major
Vm. Wolfe and that we tender our deep
est sympathy to the widow and relatives of
thi rieeoased, and,
Resolved, that a pa,'e of our minutes be
inscribed to the memory of our esteemed
friend and co-laborer and that a copy of
these resolutions of respect be sent to his
widow and also printed in the city papers.
F. Brobh, Pres t.
H. Wells, Sec'y.
Mr. Michael Sheehan will goon be in
business agaiu at his former place of busi
ness in this county, Beech Ridge. Ho is
perfecting preliminary arrangements for
putting up a corn-meal mill there of large
enough capacity to supply tho country for
miles nround with all the meal desired.
He will probably commence active opera
tions in spring.
Saturday night two negroes named
Jim Daniels aud Wes Divis got into a row
at the door of John Gladney's s doon, caused
at first by tho former's refusal to let the
latter into the place. When Divis sought
to force his way in, Daniels stabbed him
with a knife. The wound is uot serious,
though the victim is laid up and is sutler
inn considerably. Daniels is in the coun
ty j iil and will be examined as soon as
Davis shall be able to appear against him.
Throe persons fainted Saturday night
at th p.-rformance given by Prof. Andrcss
at Hartman's halt. Thecauum of this strong
emotion was the appirant mutilation by
the professor of a human being, amputating
his arm, leg au 1 head. The trick was so
nicely performed that the deception was
complete. Many in the audience were un
able to keep tho thought uppermost in
their minds, that what they saw was only
a trick, aud they were horrified. Of those
who fainted only one was a laly, two were
gentlemen. -
Som j idea of the amount of business
done by the Wabash road at this point may
beguinod from the following brief statement
ot facts: During the mouth of December
just closed 05,783 bales of cotton were
handled at this point received hero from
boats and southern roads and reshipped
north and oast over this road alone; and
during the ssme month 1,500 car-loads of
other freight was handled by the same
road at this point. Last Sunday the road
had 10 extra freight trains on the way be
tween this city and Carmi, within a dis
tance of one hundred miles from hero.
Captain W. M. Williams was in St.
Louis Sunday nul mado arrangements
with tho managers of the St. Louis and
Cuiro railroad for a reduction of rates for
wood on that road. Tho reduction is a
very material one and will bo felt by the
wood dealers and consumers in this city.
Heretofore tho rates on wood from Mill
Creek aud intervening points have been
from eight to eleveu dollars per car load.
Now a car load of five cords can bo brought
here from Mill Creek, Springvillo or Elco
for six dollurs, or from Bernard's, Swdusky
Hodges' Park and Beech Ridge for five
dollars per car, or ono dollar per cord. It
is also hinted th it it halt a cord or bo
more than five should happen to be in a car,
thu company will not rend its garments in
anger and proceed to tear figures into
fractious to meet thu caso.
Saturday night some onu iu some way
gained entrance to the rear yard of Mr.
Webber's grocery store on Commercial avo
nue, and with an instrument
of soino kind bored a num
ber of holes around the panel of tho
back door of the store. He was interrupted
in his work by Mr. D wring, tho back en
trunco to whose restaurant is from the same
yard as that of Mr. Webber's store, and
who happened to comeout whilo tho would
be burglar was st work. Mr. Doering says
the man was tall and with black whiskers.
In making bis hasty rctroat tho man loft
bis Instrument, which was an old one and
much worn. How the fellow got into tho
back yard is soumwhat mysterious, as it is
enclosed ou all sides by houses. He
must have gono either through Mr, Web
ber's house before (bat was closed Saturday
night, or through Mr. Diering's place,
either of which is possible.
Senator Wm. A. Lemma, the Demo
cratic (?) member of the upper houso of the
Illinois legislature from this senatorial dis
tnct, was ono ol live senators ot his party
who voted against tho Democratic nomi
uecs lor tho senate offices and fof tho Ro
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pufjncMu in uc tune mmio caucus uotrunucs
we can upon neuator L'Miuna to r so up
and explain. His constituents have
right to know his reasons for such Action
on his part. Ho may have had good rea
sons he must have hod very good reasons
for an action so apparently in violation
of the known will of his constituent; but
mese reasons are not Known Here and are
not to bo guessed at, and unless he furnish
esthem he must rest uuder tho trave bus
picion of having wantonly .sacrificed tho
luterests of his Democratic constituents to
ttiose of machine Republicanism. We
shall wait anxiously for an explanation.
GOOD LOTS FOR SALE.
On R -ill ro.nl street below Cth, three lots
25 by 20 each, making 75 feet on Railroad
street and 20 feet doep. For particulars
apply at Bulletin office.
Largo congregation's attended ser
vices at the Episcopal church Sunday.
The services were of unusual interest.
'PI... .!!.. . ..
.uaumiiiawoQni It ,'v. J , Jl. i)leMa.li UB
priest, by Hirdiop Seymour, was a ceremony
which marked the beginning of a new re
ligious p ich among thu ro'ored people of
this city. I u connection with and just at"
ter this ceremony the Bishop preached a
sermon in that forcible, eloquent manner
which is peculiarly his own. Tho music
rendered by tho choir was an important
and very impressive part of the service.
At niglit a claa of twenfy-oue candid ites,
prepared by Rev. Messiah, ws confirmed
by the bishop with very impressive forms
and B:shop Seymour again spoke, this
time particularly to the newly confirmed.
At this service the left si le of the church
was set apart for R';v. Messiah's c mgrea
tiou which afso furnished the music for
that occasion.
BUSINESS MEN WANT
Commercial Job Printing in food
xhape
and ou good paper,
Business Curds,
Letter Head.", ( Irish Linen aud flat
Note Heads, papers.
Bill Hcuds,
Monthly Statement,
Envelopes of all kinds,
Denisnn's Tags,
Dray Tickets, ) perforated with round
Receipt Books, , hole perforating
Check Book", l machine.
Order Books,
Scratch Books,
Ball Invit itions,
Wedding Invitations,
Small Bills and Dodgers,
All ok which will be found at The
Bulletin Jon Office, No. 73 Ohio Levee.
Last nights' performance of tho Hess
opera company at the Opera Houso was a
great success both as to the house and the
performance. Nearly all the best seats in
the house had been taken several days be
fore and were occupied. It was an en
lightened audience composed of probably
seveu hundred people who were able to dis
tinguish a good play, good music and
song, and to appreciate them. Tho perfor
mance was in every respect up to the high
anticipations of the audience. Composed of
some of the very best of talents the operatic
stage In the country, thu troupe did itself
and its reputation full justice, and gave the
audience ono of the finest performances
yet given on this stage. Miss Abbiu Car
riugton iu the role of "Arlino," was superb.
Her ringing throughout was fine, but her
rendition of "I Dreamed I Dwelt in Marble
Halls, thrilled the audiouce and was re
ceived with loud, prolonged applause :audat
tho begin n in of the fourth act when she
appeared to sing the Wsltz Song, "Chi
Goija,"sho received an ovation and her ren
dition of tho Bong..was followed by a storm
ot applause, which continued until she
again stepped forward to repeat it. The
most musical of voices under perfect con
trol, filling the home now with wild, pas
sionate harmony, and then moving tho
air with tho softest and sweetest of strains,
each note distinct, perfect, sho gives evi
dence not only of a rare natural talent,
but of trainining such hs but few
would have tho patiuuco to submit to, by
a teacher who must hiin.uilf bo a musical
genius, which Mr. C 1). Hess, under whose
tutorship the peerless Perepa Posa, MihB
Emma Abbott and other musical cclubie
ties, among them Miss Carrington, have
been, is universally acknowledged to be.
One or two other members of the company
shared largely with Miss Carrington in the
compliments given by tho audience, but
we lack space for further particulariz ition.
As a whole tho company isiu every way up
to the 'standard marked by its noma de
plume, "Tho Acme Opera C ompatiy," and
gave thu audience hero last night a noble
entertainment, which will live in the mem
ories of a' I and insure tho company a crowded-house
if it ever comes agaiu.
CHURCH SOCIABLE.
On Thursday evening, January 11th, tho
ladies of the Episcopal uluircli will give a
ociahlo at tho residence of Mr. II. II. Can
dee. Music, vocal nnd insttmnnutat .will
be given and refreshments served. A cor
dial invitation is extended to all. Admis
sion and refreshments 95 cunts, 3t
POLICE NOTES.
M.VdtHTUVl'tt COMINOS' COURT YESTERDAY.
Dennis Stanler had allowed his appitite
for whiskey to got iho better of his sense
of manhood ami bad taken enough id' the
fiery fluid to make him drunken. Ho was
fined onu dollar and coats.
For general disorderly conduct George
Stevenson, Divid Rmch and George Har
ris, were each fined live dollars and
costs.
Billy Williams, a rough looking youth
of eighteen or twenty, whs charged with
tho larceny of a gold ring from Lizzie Gar
ner, a soiled pigeon of Thirteenth street.
This promised at first to prove a esse of
some importance, but even beforetho txam
inatiou of witnesses had fairly begun it
came to an abrupt close. Lizzie's own
statement that she had given Billy the ring,
but that he had kept it nnd i. fns d to
givo it up, cleared defendant of the cl.arge
oflarcency. The court to Lizzie: "You
say you gavehini tho ring?" L z;e: "Yes
sir." The court: "Well, I don't see bow
you can insko larceny out of that. In fu
ture you want to bu more careful whom
you give your jowelry to. L t thern be
persons who you know to be your fikuds,"
To t lie prisoner: "You are di htrged."
Prisons to the court: "Think you." Exit
accud, accuser, and witnesses, and a gen-
etal, audiliht smile from the motley audi
ence. George Walker, a negro, astaulted and
threatened to do bodily injury to another
negro in a dowii-town s doc n Saturday
night. He whs arrested, duly tried, con
victed and fun d five dollars mi. I cot'1.
OTHKR MATT tits.
Some time ago there were a rmiple of
fellows in this city who sdii,'lit to work
the town by the old game of confus
ing business men andcltiks in making
change of large bills and lin n swindling
them out a p irlioti of the change. The
same fellows seem to be in St. Louis, as
appears from the following in a l it.; is-oie
of the G!ohe-Dcmocrbt : "Yesterday af
ternoon two men entered the diug .-tore of
W. Francis, corner ol Broadway and
Wash streets, and culled for a b ittle of
cough syrup. It was given them and they
tendered a 20 bill iu payment. The cleik
gave them a $ 10 bill and f'J.50 back in
change They oljVii.-d to hi.vtr. The
clerk said he had notion;: else, but tliev
refus-d to take it, and hand d the medicine
and silver Ia k,at the t une time receiving
the JO bill from the clerk. Then they
walked nit. retaining the I0 bill the clerk
had given them. He bid been woiked up
to such a statu of excit meat tint he did
not djs -oviT his loss until some tune a'ter
they had gone. They entered mmdier diug
store on Franklin avenue, nii 1 tried the
same game, but itf iile l. Tii j iu -u ire
described as being about live le.-t six
inches in neigtn, nun n ,vi.;.,. , am
mustache."
The Globe Dem xra'. of thi! same date
also give the lollowiag with reference to
thecase nt the robber v of Wm. Fisher, ot
St. Louis, by his bar-k'-epcr who fie 1 to
tins city hm i dnposij ot tlr: jewelry su I
money iu bis own peculiar way: Wm.
rischer, the Market street saloon keeper
who was robbed of nearly $500 in money
and iewelrv on Thursday. December 21st.
arived bomi! Isst night from Cuiro. He
says that Frank Fes'e. the man under ar
rest Here lor me tnel', and Mmrty lirown,
his nal. Hrnved in Cairo the d,y alter tho
robbery They spent their time about a
variety theatre, and gave the rings and
other iewelrv to the women about the
nlace and lived lik" fih,in'r c ck'. allow
ing their money to flow ss ftoe as water.
liy iu"H'iay, tnosotn, tney were broke, and
Fesie bad to rsis; 40 from the nMnrietor
of tlm theatre on Fischer's watch and chain.
The Fridsy foil owing the tdiowman said
no must have his money, sa lie did not want
the watch and hnin. FesK took the time
piera and pawned it at Farnbaker's shop
for $H(i. H paid the proprietor of the
theatre the $ 10 he had loaned him and
came to 8'. Liuis. Shorty Brown left
Cairo for the south on the same day. Ftstn
arrived here Saturday and did not givo
lumself un till Tuesday. Fi-chnr thinks it
strange that tho eaglo eye of some copper
did not discover Feste in all tint time.
Farnhakfr refuses to return Fisehcr'
watch and chain unle he pay, the f 01
and interest duo on it
NKW ADVKHTINEMKNTS.
V rtO - In tlila .nlnmh I It run It., i. a r. I.... i ...... I m
one Insert Ion or Sl.oo r wuck.
F OK SALE. Ba'bi-r'a chairs, wsrh siaiuii, table-Ac.
COSIl A 1.11 A. Sixth tro: t
11- l :tm.
POlt . I.E. HUnks, (.'hull"! Morgai-ei, SpcrM
Warrantv and Warranty Deed at fiii Bulletin
Job ufflce 7S Oh lo Leveo
FURNITURE
at and below COST
CLOSING OUT SALE!
A partial list of article and jirlces,
an follows:
Sin all Safes,
Cupboard,
Cano Chairs,
Breakfast Tables,
Sofas,
Red lounges,
Carpets,
S3 n0tu8 7o
5 00 to 5 50
5 00 a set.
. - 2 25 to 2 50
0 00 to 50
11 00
19c loSc per yd.
7 00 to 12 00 each
Wardrobes, -
k Cane Hocker for 7fic, large size.
And a'l other Hon-olnild aud Kltrhou L'uiul
t ii ro at i-ainu proportion, We havo ati Iminuiino
siork of all kinds aud mnat -oil.
11. J. HINSON,
Cor, loth St. 4c Washington Ave.

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