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THE DAILY CAIRO BULLETIN: THURSDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 22. tSSS.
Owing to a change in our
business, which is to take
place on January 1st, 1884,
we are offering our entire
Seasonable Dry Goods,
LADIES and MISSES
Carpets and Oil Cloths
at greatly reduced prices.
Special Bargins in Ladies and Children's
CLOAKS & DOLMANS.
Our object in making these
offerings is to reduce stock
before invoicing. Call early
at J. & L. BURGER'S,
124 Commercial A venae.
notice Id mm cowmn, eigm cent par line for
Irstandttve cents pur Itne etch subsequent Inser
tion. For one wuvk. 30 cents per line. For one
month. 60 cents per line
Furnished rooms for rent, by Mrs. M.
Boyle, over Trailer's Parlor Shoe store.
will buy a goo j msal cooked to order, at
Prof. Eieeoberg is now ready to ive
lessons on any musical instrument, and can
be found on 12tu street, 3d cottage from
Restaurant and Oyster House, 56 Ohio
for spples, onions, potatoes, butter, poultry,
egRsand game. Call at No. 17 Eighth street,
or telephone No. 83. G. M. Alden.
will buy a good meal cooked to order at
De Baun's. tf
New Blacksmith Shop.
A cew horse shoeing shop has been open
ed by Mr. P. Powers on Tenth street. All
manner of blacksmitbing and wagon work
done to order. Repairing work a specialty.
Work done promptly. tf
will buv a good meal cooked to order at
Wanted Laly agents for the "Queen
Protector," and "Daisy"StockingSupporter,
two new inventions for ladies' and children's
wear. Sell in every house. Large profits.
Steady employment. Address, with stamp,
Ladies' Undergarment M'fg. Co., 9 So. May
St., Chicago. lm
Saddle'Rock Oysters at DeBaun 56 Ohio
The Daily Bulletin.
GENERAL LOCAL ITEMS.
Notices in tnese commna. ten cent per line,
tach Insertion and whether marked or not. if calcu
lated to Toward any man's business Interest are
always paid for.
To-nigbt K. M. K. C. social dance. It
Steagala Bros, are improving their sa
loon internally in many ways.
See our great bargains in Red Twill
flannels. Stuart, It
The Grand Lodue of I. 0. 0. F. met at
Springfield last Tuesday.
The funeral of yesterday morning was
that of the little daughter of Mr. George
We will have some exceptional bar
gains to offer in hosiery gloves this week.
A brother of Mr. Jas. Coleman died in
Sun Antonia Tuesday and Mr. Coleman left
Tuesday to attend the funeral.
Mr. Chas. Stuart returned home yes
terday from the east, where he had been to
lay in a stock ot holiday goods.
Full et ck and complete sample book
ot wedding invitations, etc., ju-st received at
The Bclletis Job Office, No. 78 Ohio
' Jonathan Hatkell, the tvangeliot who
created somewhat of a stir here several
years ago by a new religious depa-ture,
died Monday morning at Louisville.
Next year the ladies of Washington
territory will cast their first votes. Beauti
ful young men, emigrating westward, are
all scanting the mips for Washington.
The Rough and Ready fire company
have had a very ornanamental and unique
sign placed over the door of their engine
house. It is the name of the company
IA.-TJ - C -
We will offer our entire stock of CLOTHING without reserve, consisting of
.nu rthildren's Overcoats, Salts and Pants at nnhlic Hale to the
highest W ider for cash in hand.
First sale to take pla-e Saturday, November 17th, at 2 P. M. and 7 p M and
to continue every Saturday, or notice bejriven of chauge, until stock is coratilete-
lysoldout. I. FARN'BAKKIt & CO.,
tauv wcvv ih Slreet and Commercial Avenue, Winter's B ock.
JOHN A. EEE, Auctioneer.
formed of gas pipe, punctured at regular
distances with tiry holt through which
the gas escapes when turned on. On meet
ing nights when all the tiny jets are lighted
the sign presents a beautiful appearance.
25 dozen ladies Merine Tests at 25c,
worth 50c. A genuine bargain and no
mistake. Stuart. It
The "Jolly Seven" fishing and hunting
party contemplates another trip to Likcton
on Thanksgiving day. If they go that big
valise will accompany them, same as bo
Hon. It. M. Pierce and family, of
Union City, were guests at The Halliday
yesterday. Mr Pierce ia member of con
gress from his dristict and is on his way to
Stuart has just returned from Chicago,
where he was in attendance at the great
forced sale of the bankrupt firm of Cleve
land, Cummings & Woodruff. Look out
for some wonderful bargains at Stuart's.
Our patrons are notified to pay no
money to strangers, who may be represent
ing The Bclletis in any special way, as
no one is authorized to accept or receipt for
money on any account.
A large store-door key was found last
night in front of the general offices of the
Illinois Central railroad on Ohio levee. It
was left at this office and owner can have
it by paying for this notice.
A young white man who became offen
sive in the saloon of Mr. Jack Jones Tues
day night, and who in a scuffle with Mr.
Jones broke a window pane in the front
door, was fined by Justice Robinson yester
day. The residence of Mrs. Wood Ritten
house will be opened for a mum social
this (Thursday; evening, Nov. 22d, under
the auspices of the Ladies' Presbyterian So
ciety. A fine of five cents will be the key
to unlock the golden silence previous to 9
o'clock. Unusually delicious refreshments
seasoned with sweetest music, and all tor
25 cents. Urgent invitation is extended to
the pubi c to be present. 2t
The New York Sun siys truthfully
the Republicans have such a fetr of Mr.
Tilden that they habitually attribute to
him about three-fourths ot the political
events that take place in this country. Ac
cording to them he is always engaged in
nominating candidates that suit him, and
in defeating candidates that do not. They
see Lis hands in every political pie. lie is
always present to their guilty consciences,
as was Banquo's ghost to Macbeth's.
The approaching wedding of Miss
Annie Pitcher and Prof. E. S. Clarke,
formerly principal of the Cairo schools, is
the subject of conversation in social circles
now. The prominence and great popular!
ty of the prospective bride and groom
will make the affair one of more than ordi
nary importance in its line. The wedding
is to take place at the Church of the Re
deemer on Christmas day, at 8 o'clock p.
m., Rector Davenport afficiating, and will
be one ot unusual brilliance.
The Bad Boy Cigar
Is better by tar
Than the majority.
It smokes very free,
And good it must be,
For its enemies 're in the minority.
For five its the best
Create and behest,
Our patrons cry with stentority.
This piece of poetry was written by our
special poet. He has since died.
(N. B. It wasn't the cigar, but the po
etry, that killed him.) tf
The rear walls of Mr. Peter Nuff's now
buildings, on Ohio levee, are going up.
Mr. Ncff will erect the two buildings the
same as they were before, two stories above
the levee, fifty feet wide and one hundred
and ten feet deep. They will be separate
butldings as before, so that, if desired, they
can be separately rented for different pur
poses; but the openings in the dividing
wall will be so arranged that the two build
ings cin be thrown virtually into one and
used as a hotel.
A young huBban l living in the central
part of the city wont home to supper last
night after darlc, and thought he would play
a little practical joKe on his better half.
He found the front door locked and the
shutters all closed, but he knew that some
one was waiting for him inside. He pro
ceeded to carry out his joke by fumbling
around the door knob aud shutters, walk
ing up and down the porch with a sneak
ing tread acting the part of a would be
burglar, in short. But while he was thus
masquerading outside, two sharp ears
within had heard all his movements, and
the owner of those ears, so far from being
paralyzed with fear, devised means of en
trapping the supposed tramp and would-be
burglar .The telephone was resorted to, and
wnrd was Bent to Chief Myers who hap
pened to be at home reviving the inner
man: ''Come quick; I'm all alone, and a
T - l - O - Nl
tramp Is trying to break into the house,"
was the message. The chief burriod to the
rescue; reached the premises; dimly dis
ccrned the outlines of a man on the porch
of the residence, made a dash for the fol
low, and grasping him with a grip of iron
by both anus, jerked him out of the front
gate with an expression of more force than
elcgauce, ami discovered that he had the
husband of tha lady who had called him.
Explanations were not needed, and a good
laugh was had all around at the ue.at man
ner in which the joker had been made the
victim of bis own joke. (?)
The depression at the foot of Tenth
street will be filled up when the work of
graveling Ohio levee street from Fourteenth
street down, ordered by tho city council at
its last meeting, is being done. The levee
will have to be scraped in places and the
scrapings it is thought, will be enough to
fill the cavity. The street committee will
have the work begun as soon as the gravel
can be procured and will then push it to
completion as rapily as possible. The cov
ering for the old engine-room should receive
the committee's attention about the same
Exciting time may bo expected in
Washington when congress meets two weeks
from to-day. There are about fourteen
patriots who desire to serve their native
Imd as speaker of the house, and about
twelve dozen applicants for each of the
other places that are to be filed in the new
deal in the southern end ol the capitol.
Col. Bill Morrison, of tbe Belleville district,
has told Col. Springer that ho would like
to give an Illinois man a lift for the speak
ership, but can't afford to bet on a lame
horse. Rindall and Carlisle arc still tho
A negro named Frank Dudiy, driver of
a team, nearly ran his team over Chief
Myers and Constable Martin as they crossed
Washington avenue at Eighth street last
night. They saved themselves from injury
only by jumping quickly to either side A
lady or child would certainly have been
run over. He was ordered to appear before
Justice Robinson to-day. Pedestrians and
teams have an equal right of way over
street crossings, and a team should not go
faster when approaching a crossing than
would enable the driver to stop it or turn
out of he way, If a pedestrian is moving
over the crossing at an ordinary gait. This
is the law governing such cases and drivers
should be particular to observe it.
A fine milk cow belonging to Mr.
Thomas Sullivan, on Third street, has been
missed for some time; but diligent search
discovered her yesterday lying dead in tbe
cotton woods about opposite the Mobile and
Ohio railroad depot. She was shot in tho
breast with a ball of some kind and tho
ahot had proved fatal. Mr. Sullivan be
lieves that tho shot was a random one,
fired by some one who wa3 practicing or
shooting at birds. Mr. Sullivan had refused
flO for the cow but recently. An effort
will be made by Chief Myers to break up
tho habit of pistol and gun practice outside
the levee. It should be borne in mind that
the city limits extend to the middle of the
channel of the rivers on either-side of the
city and that shooting within the city
limits is a finable offence.
Dr. C. W. Dunning is at home again.
It appears that his trip to St. Louis was a
very rapid one. Ho was back yesterday
evening.. He says he wasn't away at all,
and that his patients, most of whom read
The Bulletin, mentally and verbally cal
umniated him for deserting them without
warning, and some of them even blas
phemed him most energetically. But the
Dr. is certainly mistaken when he says
that he waB not away from the city yester
day, and therefore when he proceeded yes
terday to shift the deluge of unkind adjec
tives and things to which he says he was
subjected by his patients, from himself onto
The Bulletin scribe, adding to the flood
a mixed torrent of strictly original verbal
Impiety and lacerating humor, he certainly
got more than even.
Col. Dennis and Major Barbour were
still in tbe city yesterday, gathering mate
rial for the Cairo department of the elegant
book the Illinois Central railroad company
intends to publish. They found it neces
sary to remain here longer than they at
first anticipated, in part, no doubt, be
cause they found more ma'erial worthy of
note than they expected to find. Cairo
will be given ten pages in the book, de
scriptive of her many advantages in every
direction, together with numerous fine il
lustrations of her principal buildings.
Many thousand copies of the book will be
circulated in all parts ot the country.
Business men, cities and tho various rail
roads jointly interested with the Illinois
Central in tho cities described, will procure
many copies of the book for general distri
bution, and the Illinois Central itself will
send thousands of copies free of charge all
over the country. The gentlemen who are
getting up this important book will proba
bly leave this morning, stopping over at
Jackson, Tenn., first, and Memphis next
They stop over here again for a day or two
on their return.
The question has been raised that tho
licenses issued by the city council to saloon
keepers before the 1st of July, at the rate
of $150 per annum, before the law estab
lishing tbe 500 minimum limit was fixed
by the narper bill, will not stand, and the
result has been some uneasiness among
saloon-keepers in the city. The point was
made since the licenses of several saloon
keepers, that had been taken out at tbe
old rate ? for less than the
full year, expired, and de
siring to renew thorn, the holders had re
quired to pay tbe increased rate. The point
mado was, that the city could not charge
one man f 500 for a privilege which it per
mitted others to enjoy for $150. But what
little uneasiness may exist on account of
this report is uncalled for. The licenses
iwuud before the 1st of July were legally
issued and are a full protection to the
holders during the period of time for which
they were issued. Tho Harper bill Itself
proves this, for it says expressly, that it ap
plies only to licenses issued after the 1st of
July, tho day it went into effect. Replying
to a question similar to this the Chicago
Legal Adviser says iu its last issue: "A
licenso issued in June, 1883, for one year
under tbo law as then existiug, would be
good and valid for one year, subject to be
revoked by tbe authority that issued it
Tbe license fee for a dram-shop belongs to
the treasury ot the municipal corporation
in which it is issued. If issued by a city
or village no part of it is required to be
paid over to the county or state."
Capt. J. D. Knight, in charge of the
government works at Plum Point, returned
on the General B. rnard Monday and has been
busy here since preparing his monthly re
port to the commission, which is about tbe
only business that calls him away from the
scene of h is operations w here he spends near
ly all his time. He will return there in a
day or two. Being questioned concerning
the works tit Pium I'oint he said that the
work was now progressing as finely and as
vigorously as ever. About seven hundred
meu aro now at work, though the number
was never the same for any length of time,
men coming and going constantly. At
present tho stream of travelers was going
south for warmer weather, while toward
spring it would come back north again, and
the works at Plum Point were made a sort
of way-station where many of them would
do a little work to gain only enough money
to euablo them to continue on their ways.
The Captain has taken special care to pre
pare for the probable flood this coming
spring; the dykes have been built lower and
stronger; and it ishisopinion thar.thougb be
will be again compelled to leave the work
in an incomplete state, the flood will do little
oj no damage, even though it be as large
as that of the two previous years. The
fund set aside for the Plum Point work is
nearly exhausted, and Capt. Knight is
driven to exert all his ingenuity to so use
what little he has lett, that when tbe fund
is exhausted, or whpn the raging waters
shall compell him to stop the work, every
part may be left in a condition to resist
the destructive force of the flood. Tbe
captain is somewhat in doubt as to whether
the money on hand will last long enough
to continue the work until the flood comes;
be thinks it will bo a case of "nip-and-tuck"
between the flood and the money.
If the next congress does not make an ap
propriation the work can not be resumed
next year, and it will take nearly all next
year, the captain thinks, to finish what has
now been begun at Plum Point, if the
work is prosecuted about the same as it
Our readers will remember a notice in
these columns some time ago, of the re
ported drowning off tho steamer Fowler, on
her way up, of a man named Strohm, liv
ing near Grand Chain. There were some
circumstances connected with the affair
which looked very suspicious and con
vinced nearly everybody that there was
something crooked about the drowning.
Strohm's body was not recovered, but some
days afterwards he "turned up" alive and
well, saying that he swam ashore and wan
dercd around in the woods for about a
week before going home, in the meantime
permitting the public and his family to be
lieve he had been drowned. His story was
very improbable, and the case attracted
considerable attention. It now transpires
that he was a party with two young men,
also citizens of Grand Chain, named re
spectively Yohkum and Ellcnswood, to a
conspiracy to defraud various insurance
companies out of the insurance on S'rohra's
life. Strohm was a member of the K. &
L. of LI., insured for $3,000, and, it is said,
was insured in other organizations for
about $7,000, making in ail about $10,000.
lie was to remain away until the insurance
was paid to his mourning wife, who was
unconscious of tho scheme, then return and
share tho money with his pals. But tbe
K. & L. of II. hesitated about paying and
threatened an investigation; Strohm be
came scared and, impatient at the delay,
returned home telling his lame story in ex
planation of his absence. But the investi
gation was made nevertheless, and last
Monday all three men were arrested at
Grand Chain and jailed. An examination
was to have been had tho same day, and
Judge R. S. Yocum. of this city, who was
there then, was solicited by the defendants
to appear for them, but he declined, and
the examination was perhaps deferred. It
is understood now that Strohm has made a
full confession of the whole scheme, giving
the facts above detailed.
So much has been said about the treat
dramatic ability of Miss Emily Rigl, that
our people are naturally anxious to see her,
and await with impatienco the appearance
of the Planter's Wite Combination Friday
evening. The play is purely emotional,
and hinges upon tbe efforts of a treacherous
friend to poiBon the mind of the husband
against the wife, and her successful efforts,
after days of suffering and misery, in exon
.ATTENTION", -.- LADIES!
.DIAMOND PACKAGE DYES
unequalled for quantity and quality of Dyes, or for brilli
ancy and durability of Color. Best Dyes ever made for
SILK, WOOL or COTTON.
For coloring- Dresses, Coats, Cloaks, Scarfs, Hoods, Yarn,
Carpet Rags, Stockings, Ribbons, Feathers, Basket Work,
or any fabric of fancy article to any desired shades without
risk or failure. With thes Dyes any desired color of ink
can readily he made.
Also Diamond Gold Paint, Silver Paint, Bronze Paint and
Diamond Artist's Mack. Price 10 cents for any package
?f the above. We also have Logwood, Indigo, Madder and
other Dye Wood and Dye Stud's. .
WM. M. DAVIDSON,
STOVES, RANGES, FURNACES,
Tin, Copper and -A.e:ate Ironware.
Roofinjr, (uttering and all kinds of work in Tin, Copper
and Sheet Iron done to order.
Nos. 25 & 27, 8th St, Cairo.
TKIiKI'IION'K NO. y.
to citizens of Cairo and vicinity. We
have determined to close out AT
COST and BELOW COST our entire
Clothing, Gents' Furnishing
and HATS & CAPS.
of CLOTHING can
cent. Please call,
Paints, - Oils,
Brushes, Glass, Window
ICngra viiiffs and
Pencils, Knives Forks, Spoons, Etc., Gents' Cuff-buttons, Pins, Gold-headed
Canes, Etc., Opera Glasses Fren-h and American Clocks and a great variety
of Musical Instruments. Goods new and of latest designs.
136 & 138 Com'l Ave.
have received a full and complcto line
ol new Fall and Winter
) UIILUU UUUUUj
Cloaks, Dolmans, Notions, Etc.
A heavy stock of Body Brussels, Taper
tries and Ingrain
A full stock of Oil Cloth, all sizes and prices.
Clothing & Gents' Furnish'g Goods
A full and complete stork la now being
closod oat at great bargains.
All OJ-oods at Bottom Pmoee!
74 OHIO LTWICK
and Cor. Ilth & Wash. Ave.
Anv one in need
save" 20 to 25 per
CLARK & LOVETT,
Shades, Artist's Material, &c.
Telephone No 103
: - D - : - D - : - E - : - B,
10-4 Commercial Ave.
Holiday Goods in Great Variety
l iamonds, (fold and Silver Watches, pings,
Brack lets, Neck Chains, Lockets, sets of
Jewelry, solid Silver aud Dated Ware,
Gold and Silver Tbimbles. Gold Pens and
"CITY GUN STORE"
Oldest in the city; established in 1862.
Com'l Ave., between nth and 10th Bti.
MANUFACTURER DEALER IS ALL KINDS
Ammunition of all deser'ptlons always on band U
General repairing In all kinds of metals. Keys
of all descriptions made to order, and satisfaction
warranted. Give me a call, and be convinced for
ToUrself.atthee gnoftne "Bid OUN."
JOHN A. KOKHLER,
9l-6m Proprietor, Cairo, 111.