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CAIRO . DAILY
TA1KO. ILLINOIS, WEDNESDAY MORNINH, DECEMBER, 12, 18H3
PBOFBhSION AL. UAKDH.
QEOROE H. LEA.CIJ, M.D.
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON.
Special attention paid to the Homeopathic treat
atm of aorgical dlaeaae. and dteaes of womaa
OFFICE Os Mia at rat, oppoaita th Poet
offlce. Cairo, 111.
J. E. STRONG,
119 Commercial Ave, Cairo, III.
VAPOR, ELBCTKO-VAPOR no MBDICATKD
A lady la attendance.
)R. W. C. JOCELYN,
OFFICI Btfklk Street. naarConoarrla! Avanta
JJR. E. W. WHITLOCK,
Omo Mo. 1M Commercial Aveaas, betw.-ea
Bert send Nliith Itiwli
rpHE CITY NATIONAL BANK.
Of Cairo, Illinois.
71 OHIO LEVEE.
A General Banking BiuineM
THOs VV. UAJ.L1DAY
JjlNTERPRISE 8AYINO BANK.
EXCIXSIYELY A SAVINGS RANK.
thos. w. iiaIjLiday,
Commercial Avenue and Eighth Street
T. BROtSS, President.
H. WELL.8, Caihler.
P HUM VlrPr'nl
T. J.Kerth, Asa'tcasa
F. Broaa Ca'.ro I William Klute. .Cairo
Peter Self " William Wolf.... "
l.A.Bader " I H. Welle...... ..
J. T. Clemson, Caledonia.;
AQKSBRAL BANKING BUSINESS DONE
w m. A ami kstnvht Tntnrnat ntld i 1
th8tTtng Department. Collectlont mt4e tod
All QQllBees prom p vi y nwuuou w
136 to 138 rom'l Ave.
hare received a fnll and complete Una
otnew Fall and Winter
DRY GOODS, DRESS GOODS
Cloaks, Dolmans, Kotions, Etc.
A heavy atoek of Body Braiiela, Taper
trie and Ingrain
I A fall stock of Oil Cloth, til slr.es and price.
Nothing & Gents' Furnish'g Goods
A full and complete stock 1 now being,
doted oat at great bargain.
All Ooods lit Bottom Prioeat
Irs. J. S. HACKER
Cor. Waahlngton are., Foirtb 8t.
Fall stock of materials for
irt -:- Needle :- Work
Zephpn of all Shade.
3 Lessons given ! Arraaen. Orders for
agtaa emeroiaery soiiotiM.
A Household Article fur Universal
For Scarlet and
Typhoid Fa vara,
I ration, Ulcerated
I MoroThroat, Small
Pox, Measles, and
all ContaKioaa Iia.
Person! waiting on
the Sic tbuuld use it trcelv.
scarlet r -ver has
never been known to tpread where the Fluid wa
ued. Yellow lever hu been cured with it after
black vomit had taken laM. The wont
cue of Diphtheria yield to It.
aona refreshed and i and
Bed florea prevent-1 PITTING of Small
d by bathing with pol PKKVENTED
Impure Air ma-le
harralesi and pnrifil.
For Sore Throat it a
A member of my fam
ily was taken with
Small poi. 1 uted the
ture cure. I . "V,. . '-"'""
CoDtaeion de.tryed. n'jt "- w".ni
Chilblain, Pi lea,
Bolt White Complet
ion secured by iu ne.
Ship Fever prevented.
To purify the Breath,
Clean the Teeth,
it can't be turpaucd.
Catarrh relieved and
the hoiue again in three
weeki, and no other
had it. -J. W. Park
Burn relieved instantly.
DyecnM: j cured.
Woond heakd rapidly.
As Antidote for Animal
or Vegetable Poisons,
I used the Fluid during
our present affliction with
(carle! Fever with de
cided advantage. It it
Indispensable to the sick
room, VVst. F. Samd
foao, Eyrie, Ala.
The physicians hare
use Darbvs fluid very
successfully in the treat
ment of Diphtheria.
Tetter dried up.
Clecra purified aod
In eaae of Death It
should be used about
the corpse it will
prevent any unpleas
The eminent Thy.
slrlHil, .1. M ARION
RIMS, M. I)., New
York, ay: "I am
convinced rrof Darbys
Prophylactic Fluid is a
I Scarlet Forer!
Vanderbllt University, Naahvllle, Tenn.
I testify to the most eacellent qualiues of Prof.
Darbys Prophylactic Fluid. Aj a disinfecunt and
determent it is both theoretically and practically
superior to any preparation with which 1 am ac
quainted N. X. LunoN, Prof. Chemistry.
Darby Fluid ia Itrrorouieiiiled by
Hob. ALtXANbK H. Sni'iims, of Georgia ;
Rev. Cha. F. Deems, D.D., Church of the
Strangers, N. Y.;
io. LaCoirra, Columbia. Prof .University, S.C.
lev. A. J. Battl, PrY. M rrcer University;
Rrv. Geo. F. Pierce, Bishop M. E. Churth.
INDISPENSABLK TO KVEKY HOME.
Perfectly harmless. Used internally or
externally for Man or Heast.
TH Fluid has breji thoroughly toted, and w
hav abundant evidence that it lias done everything
bar claimed. For fuller information g-n of your
Druggist a pamphlet or send to the proprietors,
J. H. ZEIIJN CO.,
Manufacturing Chemists, I HlLADIiLPHlA.
W. 8TRATT0N, Ca ro. T. BIRD. Mianonrl
STRA.TT0N & BIRD,
No. 67 Ohio Lctce, Cairo, I'l.
F Vgint Anvlcan p,iw tor Co
Mann fact are r nd D-jalor In
(kh Street, between Com'l A- iid Levee.
CHOKE BORINO A SPECIALTY
ALL KINDS OP AMP.VITIOX.
tiafe Repaired. All Kind' ol Ker Made.
NEW YORK STORK,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.
The Largest Variety Stock
IN TIIJK CITY.
GOODS SOLD VERY CLOSK
NEW YORK STORE CO,
Cor, Nineteenth street 1 Paiin Til
Oomroerclal Avetne aUIP III.
ia. a. Hrrn.
Grand Centml Store.
OTKO. - - ILL.
Boot & Shoe
No. 90 Com'l Ave., Bet. 5th & 6th Kts.,
Jnifrecelred a fall line of
FALL and WINTER GOODS
which he will fell at the lowest bottom price. It
eomprlaea the beat of bT. LOUIti HAND MADK
and of BOSTON MANDFACTURKS, I.ADIK8'
and CHILDRSN't) HHOES, aud (JUSTS' RUB
BIB BOOTS and 8HOK8.
Bw alao make to order anything In onr Una
as iaa aaat naieriai ana woramansaip.
"YOU WILL FOLLOW SOON,"
Was the True Prophecy of a Dying
Bride Concerning Mer
The Reading of Dime Novels Develops a
Gang of Youthful Incendaries
What the Lawmakers of the Land are
Doing for the Dear Feo
Editor B. T. Euaaell Loaea Hi Homo by
Fire-Heard From In Canada-Tho
Btorj of a Btolen Mule A Vtlliaa
to Whom the Law Can Oive
but Twenty-years, Mova'e
Tbe Bride's Fraphecy Fulfilled.
Millkkwb t'RO, O., Dtc. 11. John Ar
nold, aged 22, wa Ntrlcken with paralyeU
yesterday, ami died In two hour. One
week ago Miss Mar; Lemon, to whom Ar
nold was engaged to be married, was
stricken with paralyse, but lived long
enough to have Arnold place upon her fin
ger the wedding ring. Sho said to him: ''I
will take that with me to tbe grave. on
will follow soon. " Her words were ven
ded. Tbe Zura Burn a Traajedy.
Lincoln, III., Dec. 11. John W. Hun
ter, who was arrested by detective Larison
for complicity In tbe Zura Burns murder,
Iim arrived here from Peoria. He
was lodged in Jail and nobody was
allowed to see blm. He stated to an
other prisoner, however, that he bad met a
nun near the scene of tbe murder, but that
be knew nothing else about it. Hanter,
alias Russell, alias Vance, went with a par
ty of detectives to the scene. While there
be displayed a huge dirk and a revolver,
and he also said that be knew tbe
knife for which tbe detectives were look
ing would not be found. Larison vl.-ited
Hunter's father yesterday, but would not
say wbst be has learned. The detective
says be has not arrested Hunter as a princi
pal in tbe tradgedy, but tbattbe circum
stances ars pretty badly against blm. It Is
generally thought that tbe prisoner Is a
Milwaukee, Due 11. Great excite
ment exists over tbe arrest of Bennle West,
ion of Gov. F. A. West, a prominent
Board of Trade member; Ernest Flncb,
son of an officer of the Chicago, Milwaukee
A St. Paul road; Charles Millard, son of a
leading grocer; and Jos. Moffett, son of tbe
proprietor of a large marble yard. Tbey
are charged with starting recent fires in
different sections of tbe city. All are under
IS years of aire. 1 bey have devoured the
contents of dime novels, formed a league,
met In public library, and chief knights
and sub-kolgbts, wrote and mailed threat
ening letters, and bad planned a regular
cowboy campaign for tbe present winter.
Tbey confess having started all tbe recent
fires to see tbe fun. One of the places fired
belonged to Moffett's father.
Fire mt Dallas.
Dallas, Tex., Dec. 11. A fire early
ysterday morning destroyed part of an
old frame business block on Elm street.
The loss Is estimated at from $12,000 to
15,000. The following are tbe heaviest
losers: John Bryant and W. J. Covin,
!utldlngs, $3,000; insured.
Meredith Brothers, second-band dealers;
loss, $1,600; insurance, $800.
Hopp's barber-sbop; Ins4, $500; no In
surance, Schmidt's shoe shop; loss, $000; no In
There are half a dozen other losers of a
few hundred dollars each with no insurance.
Fatal .MboollPa- Affray.
I RON ton, Mo., Dec. 11. -Advices from
Brewington's distillery In the south
ern part of Mndlson county, say
tbat "In a quarrel growing out of an
old feud, Saturday last, Wm. Boyer shot
Wm. Berry in the left breast, and Bart
Kelley In the bead, and was himself shot
trough the heart and instantly killed.
Kelley died Sunday, and Berry Is not ex
pected to he."
Stalled o0 at tbo Safe.
Sank, III, Deo. 11. -Burglars entered
Roberta' grocery store and the post office
last night, securing some tobacco and
cigars. Tbey made an attempt to rifle tbe
safe, but without success.
Tbe Chinese Situation.
Berlin, Dec. 11. -The North German
Unette editorially reiterates the statement
recently made that in the event of war
between France and China, Germany will
remain oeutraland that she will co-operate
with Englanl to protect Europeans.
The Drunken Wife of John Kckert at
Pittsburg, Die. 11. Shortly after 11
o'clock last night the frame house occupied
John Eckert and wife, of Braddock, Pa.,
was destroyed by fire. It was
supposed the Inmates bad all escaped,
us, during tbe progress of the fire, no sound
was distinguishable In the burning house,
but after the flames had been subdued the
charred remains of Mrs. Eckest wcro found
in the ruins. The unfortunate woman was
addicted to the use of alcohol and opium,
and it is bolleved that while under tho in
fluence of one or the other of these over
turned a lamp and set hre to the building1.
Ugly rumors rrtioctlng on the husband are
also circulated, and assertion! of foul play
were made. It is said the husband and
wife had frequent quarrels yesterday, and
that Just before the discovery of the fire
Eckert left the premises very angry.
Coroner Dressier left for the scene this
morning for the purpose of Instituting
search and an investigation. Since the fire
Eckert has not been seen.
The corner's investigation ia still In pro
gress at 3 o'clock, The evidence adduced
ti very damaging to tbe husband, who was
arrested this morning to await the result of
the inquest. Mr. Snyder testified tbat she
heard a woman scream and a noise Ilk
scuflUng fifteen Blautea before tbe Ira wm
v A Victory for Iho People.
ErfiNCiiAM. II.. Deo. 11. Tbe suits by
tho Hiringfiill, Effingham St Southeastern
railway company against Bishop and Doug
la townships, to compel the formor to Is
aue $10,000 am tbe latter IAO.000 of bond
voted In 1870, have been oo trial before
Judge Casey sincti Tuesday. The road was
not completed until after the limitation law
of 1877 took effect. An act of thn lust leg.
Mature was pusxed, many believe, to en
able (bene suits to be brought. Tbe corpo
ration did not comply with any of tba origi
nal conditions, and thete are very strong
MiitpHiions of fraud it tbe election author-
izing the iioikih. The argument of coun
sel closed on Saturday, ana this morninir
Judge Casey rendered bis decision In favor
of the townships.
;e Ilini All Ike Low Allows.
(.'UfCAOo, Dec. 11. Jas. Dnnouue, a
clerk, last week sent for bis daughter, a
ludy asiecfll, who, for some lime, has been
living with her grandmother at Sharon
Hill, on the outskirts of rhllitdelphia.
Yesterday be twice attempted tbegirl'4
ruin, hut a as prevented by nelcbhors and
arretted. The penalty Is twenty years' lm
piMsrwmen,. Bro. Roasell's Mitforluiie.
Sr. Louis, Dec. 11. Information has
Just reached this point of tbe destruction by
fire of the neat fout room cottage of B. F.
Kii'sell, publisher of the Steeleville (Mo.)
Mieror. The property was Insured. Bro.
KutMl is the poet laureate of the MUsonri
press, and a great favorie with the frater
nity, who will sympathize deeply with him
nl bis loss.
Heard From la C'aaada.
Bloomington, Dec. 11. Albert Wll
kie, the defaulting cashier of tbe whole
sale confectionery establishment of Hrucj
&. Brown, baa been heard from at Mon
treal, Canada, where he escaped to avoid
prosecution. There it nowa strong proba
bility that he may return voluntarily and
Knlfcbta of Honor.
New York, Dec. 11. Tbe Knights of
Lionor will have a grand meeting at the
Arad;ruy of Music on tbe 13th. Judgo
Coenran, of Ohio, Supreme director, and
K"V. Dr. Geo. Hepworth will be among
tbe speakers. The order has 130, 000
Sheriffs In Session.
I'koria, III., Deo. 11. -The Illinois State
Sheriffs' Association convened here thirt
afternoon. Nearly every co mty in4iiu
state is represented. Tbe object of tbe
meeting ia to adopt measures looking to
wards Co-operative assistance In tbe chase
Protecting the Europeans.
Cairo, Eoypt, Dec. 11. A large body
of insurgents are advancing upon Suakun.
When on the outskirts of the town tbey
were shelled and driven back by tbe British
cunboat Ranger, which bad been stationed
there to protect tbe English and other Eu
ropean residents ol M:ikliu.
Jailed for Murder.
Dallas, Tex., Dec. 11. Justice Kendall
to-day, on preliminary hearing ordered
Tip Wilson to Jail without bond for killing
Harry Jobnson and wounding Joe Johnson.
Washington, Dec. 11. Mr. Aldrlcu
announced tbe presence of bis colleague,
Senator Anthony, and asked that he be
sworn in immediately. All senators rose
and remained standing while Senator Ed
munds administered the oath.
Senator Sherman presented a bill for tbe
encouragement of closer commercial re
lationship and Interest and tbe perpetua
tion of peace between tbe United States ami
the Republics of Mexico, Central and South
America and Brazil.
Senator Beck offered a resolution calling
ou the Secretary of the Treasury for infor
mation regarding tbe sinking fund, wnlch
he slated was being kept up by over-taxation.
The Senate confirmed Walter Q. Ores
Washington, Deo. 11. In consequence
of the Speaker having a severe cold, Mr.
Cox, of New York, occupied the chair.
Bills were introduced as follows:
Liicey To establish a postal saving de
posit as a branch of the Postufflce depart
ment. Cutcheon To better tbe protection of
life and property on Lake Michigan by the
construction of a harbor refuge.
Taple To establish the duty on salt.
Muldrow To enlarge the powers aud
dune of the Department of Agriculture.
Bioadhead To establish a United States
mint at St. Louis.
Hutch To establish a bureau of animal
industry and prevent tbe importation of
diseased cattle and tbe spread of contagious
diseases among domestic animals; also to
allow farmers and planters to sell leaf to
bacco of their own production to other than
manufacturers without special tax.
O'Nell to prevent tbe adulteration of
food and drugs.
Humes to admit free of duty all grades
of susar; also for tbe relief of land owners
whose land has been destroyed by any navi
Valentine to compel tbe payment by the
Union Pacific Railway of the cost of survey
inr and selecting certain lauds granted it.
Mr. Robiuson also Introduced a resolut
ion culling on the Secretary of Slate for in
formation as to whether a minister in Great
Britaiu received any title of nobility such as
"Lord Rector, " from any foreign state,
ami whether luoh English "lord" retained
service In tbe United States. Also, whe
ther the officers and sailors of tbe United
States navy rendered any service to the
British navy In tbe recent bombardment of
Also reciting what has been stated re
peatedly iu the publio press, tbat a British
spy named M. B. O'Brien has been allow
ed to tamper with the malls at New York,
and that he was known as such by United
States Inspector Newoomb, and perm died
to visit bis office In the New York post
ofllce, where he had apparently an unlimit
ed opportunity to tamper with and open
correspondence of American merchants and
citizens, and when be laid the plans for en
trapping those unfortunate men (some of
them American oitlzens), recently on trial
in Liverpool and sentenced to imprison
ment for life, and directing tbe postmaster
general to examine Into tbe matter and
communicate to the House the facts in tbo
Mr. Cox of Nsw York Abrogation of lbs
Clayton Bulwer treaty.
Mr. Skinner of New York Authorising
the Secretary of tbe Treasury to purchase
from the surplus revenue, at his discretion,
tbe four aod four and a half per cuntx,
whloh are payable at the pleasure ol tlta
Ball for Frank Jasaas.
Kansas City, Deo. 11. The attorneys
of Frank J imes, bis brother-in-law, Allen
Palmer, of Texas, and several other
friends, held a consultation yesterday and
agreed to make application to the Crlml
ml court some tlrnn this week to be al
lowed to furnish the three
thousand dollaca ball, fixed by tbe
court, conditioned fur appearance for trial
January 14. This will be done, providing
the United States authorities will stay ar
rest upon the charge of ob
struction of malls until tbe state
charge Is disposed of. It Is understood
that the people who Intend making tho
bond are anions' the best citizens of the
county, and worth an aggregate of S'.W,
OuO. The application will doubtless he
Tbo Niory of a Ntoleas Male.
Steelvii lc, Mo., Deo. 11. -On Novem
ber 22 u valuable mule belonging to Martin
Bouse of this county was stolen, and a sen
tatioii baa been created by the arrest ol
Elsn Harper, a prominent resident oftbit
plaoe, as the thief. Tbe mule was recover
ed In Ironton, where It bad been left by
Harper, who bad registered at the hotel.
Jin admits tbe theft, for whloh there was
no conceivable motive. All who have talk
ed with him on the subject believe him to b
insane. It ran be proven tbat be bad ae
veral chances to sell the animal for a good
price, ut refused to do so.
Baltimore, Md., Dec. It. At tbe De
cember meeting of the Maryland Ilistori
cal Society, held last night, Bishop Robert
son of Missouri, and Perry of Iowa, wers
eleoted corresponding members.
: Till: TAIL OF THE TICKET.
On the Eve of His Departure for Europe,
Talks on Matters and Things.
New York, Dec. 11. Mr. Tnoruas A.
Hendricks of Indiana, was In town yester
day and stopping with bis wife at the Fifth
Avenue Hotel. To a reporter he said last
evening: "lam going with my wife tc
Europe and expect to sail on tbe Werrs
day after to-morrow. We shall travel
through France, Spain and Italy, and see
all tbat we can see In the 'two months wt
expect to be absent."
"What do you think of tbe general po
litical situation at present, Governor?"
"You must excuse m," he replied,
with a pleasant smile, "I have for some
time been thinking much more of my In
tended trip abroad than of the political sit
uation, and In any event I should be averse
to expressing myself in an interview, I
may say, however, generally, that I re
TUB PRESENT OUTLOOK
as hopeful for the success of the Democra
tic party next year."
"What of tbe prospects of your own
"Oh, I think It may be counted on as
certain. I don't permit myself to doubt
about Indiana at all."
"As to tbe Issues of the next Presidential
contest, which do you think will be tbs
" .s things look at present, I should say
that It is on the question of tariff reform
that the two parlies wilt divide."
"And what are your viewa on tbe ques
"As I have said, I can't talk politics. I
don 't want to say anything more tbnn to
express the opinion generally that 1 think
there should be sufficient money raised foi
tbe expenses of tbe Government, and those
expenses kept down to the lowest point
consistent with a wise economy."
"You would not, then, approve of rais
ing a surplus revenue and distributing it
among the States for educational pur
"1 would not, for educational or
FOR ANY OTHER PURPOSE.
Tlif only ff r-t of that would be to create
nh it miji.i tie called a 'corruption' In each
of tbe State. I think it would be an ab
surd idea to do anything of tbe kind, and 1
don't think tbat It would be approved by
tbe people generally."
"What of the tax on whisky and to
"I don't think that tbe people will look
with favor on the abolition of tbee or even
on their reduction."
"May I ask If you would look with favoi
on the desire of a great many of the party
for a nomination of what is called the old
"You may ask, certainly," replied the
Governor, pleasantly, "but I bave nt
thought abnut the matter to give you an In
tclllgent answer and I must end as I be
gun by declining to be interviewed on po
litical matters. It will be quite time
-enough to think and talk about suob things
two months hence," and after wishing
liov. Hendricks a pleasant voyage, tbs re
The Body Positively Identified as that of
I'koria, 111., Deo. 11. Tbe mystery con
nected with the floater found in the river
ere last Friday, still remains the all ab
sorbing topic. It Is, Without doubt, one
of the most perplexing cases
that has ever occurred In
this state. Doubtful views of
lileiititlcutlons have been made daily, hut
until this morning nothing positive was
known, Tbe body has been recognized by
Dr. Bruce Martin as tbat of Belle Trasler.
whose relatives lire in Black Partridge, a
few miles north of here on the opposite side
of the river. The Coroner's Jury Is still io
secret session. Your reporter obtained the
following facts from Dr. Martin:
The. doceased was well known io him,
'havinir been at his honse repeatedly, lis
often made her professional visits. On the
lilt b of November she called at bis office sml
in ule him her confidant, telling him she
had given birth to a male child ten days
previous, and was desirous of getting a
home for It, as she wanted
Thanksgiving with her
aud did not wish
to know of her trouble. She
home for tbe child and left this city on the
afternoon of December 4, tor Black Part
ridge, She bad not been seen since in the
vicinity until her body was found in the
river. During her confinement she was
visited by a young blonde, supposed to be
ber brother. Dr. Martin states she has no
brother, and it must have been her lover.
Tbe mystery enshrouding the manner of ber
death Is still unsolved.
Tbe post-mortem examination Indicated
that the body was lifeless before being
placed in the river, no water being found in
the lungs. It Is, therefore, almost a cer
tainty tbat she was murdered and thrown
iulo the river. Tbe eontenta of tbe stomach
will be analysed. Meantime search will be
mads for tbs be tray sr. lUrUutg devslop
ts art axpssUJ.
London, Deo. U. The Post under
stands tbat important telegrams bave been
exchanged between the foreign seoretatf
and the British ambassador to Turkey re
London, Deo. 11. Parliament will bo
further prorogued until February.
THE LATE EXPLOSIONS.
Lonkon, Deo. 11. Tbe Government
luspector of explosives says of the expla
sions in the Metropolitan underground rail
way, that tbe dynamite charges were)
dropped from tbe train. In the Praed
street case tbo oharce exploded premature
ly. The outrages bare a distinct connec
tion with the outrages at Glasgow and else
Dublin, Deo, 11. A banquet will be
given to-night in the rotunda to Parnell,
when a national tribute will be presented.
It will be attended by persons from all
parts of Ireland and Great Britain, as well
as more distant places. Five hundred and
eighty tickets bare been sold. Great pre
caution will be taken to prevent others than
members of the National League from en
tering the rotunda. The Lord Mayor p re
adies. INFORMERS CONTRADICT EACH OTHER.
DUBLIN, Deo. 11. The trial of Michael
Dillon for the murder of Constable Tilton
at Loughrea, In August, 1881, has begun.
In the case of Elliott tbe informer con
tradict each other.
Toronto, Deo. 11. Trevelyn Rldout,
a well-known barrister of this city, myster
iously disappeared two months ago. To
day his body was found In High Park, with
a revolver In his band. It Is supposed a re
jection suit by a lady unhinged bis mind.
A CHURCH DIFFICULTY.
Kingston, Ont., Dec 11. The Rer.
Dr. Wilson, for attending the salvation
army meetings, has been dismissed frem
tbe curacy of St. George's Csthedrsl.
Many members of tbe congregation are
signing a petition for the doctor's reinstate
ment. Others threaten to leave the church
It the doctor returns.
Berlin, Deo. 11. The North German
Gazette, referring to the statement tbat tba
Government Is willing to co-operate with
Fngland to protect tbelr subjects and inter-
eats In China in tbe event of war betweea
Fiance and China, says tbe sole object of
of such co-operation Is the protection of
Europeans in tbe event of an outbreak like
that at Canton.
London, Deo. 11. A Paris correspond,
ent of the Times saysi "After tbe vote yes
terday on the Tonquln credits bill, Chfua
must abandon all bope of France retr at
ing. Tbe time has come for ueutral pi w
crs to dispel the Illusions of tbe Chinese,
and urge upon China the necessity of o n
dilation." Mr. Ross Breaks His Keck.
Dixon, III., Deo. 11. Tbs sad death of
Mr. Ross an elderly and much respected
c tlzen of Maytown, this county, occurred
last night. He tell down tbe steps of the
Masonic Hall In Amboy and broke hU neck.
New York, Dec. 11. New York and
Brooklyn bridge statistics for November
show tbat 661,500 passengers crossed In u e
cars and 403,800 on foot. Tbe number of
teams crossing was 44,300.
CATTLE Receipts 8.600; strengen
exports $66007 00; eoou to cbiee
shipping quoted at $6 76 HH 40; common
to fair $4 26O0 60.
HOGS-ReoelDts 86,000 active and firm,
light at $4 70T45 86; roub pacKtug
4 7506 86; heavy packing and shipping
$d 30(35 80.
CATTLE Exporters $6 lOrtftf 40; irood
to heavy do $6 6006 00; light to fair i 2fr4
6 2S; common to medium $4 4004 tfi; fair
to goodColorado$4000d 40; southwest $8 16
4 86; grass Texans $3 00O4 25; light to
good stockers $H 60O3 75; fair to good feed
ers $3 7604 26; common to obolca native
cows and heifers $2 7504 25; scallawais ol
any kind $2 60O2 75.
HOGS-Recelpta 7,797 head; -shipments
651 bead. Market active. Paok
ers selling at $6 15(36 60 for rough mixes)
and butchera steady at $6 86
SHEEP Common, medium and ll(-httJO
8 10; fair to good $8 8608 60; prime $8 r
(di 00; fair to good Texans $2 76(4
WHEAT December 97X: Februarj
$0 99V; January Mav 10rJ"i.
CORN-Deoember b'lH; January 00;
February 69X; May 62 h.
OATS December 86 V; January 36;
February 85X; May 89939; year .
WHEAT Deoember $1 00 r: vear
Tanuarv $1 03V b; February J1 06S;
Kay $1 11HOH.
CORN December 49 X: year ;.lan-
jay 60X ; February 61Xol; May MX
OATS Deoember 82X; "vear ; Jan
uary 82X b; February 83 b; May 87
WHEAT December $112; January
$1 13 K; February $1 16; Mav $1 21
CORN Deoember 67; jauuary 67;
February 68; May 71.
OATS December (0: Januarr 40;
February 41; May 46.
BUTTER-Creamery at S6V937 to 38 for
elections, a ahade more in aain.iil wav:
seconds at 32035. Dairy at iVtfiS
(or choice to fancy, to 29 for selections;
fair 12Q18; low grade 8O10. Poor to
choice near-by in pails SOU.
POULTRY Dressed, Spring chicken
small $1 60O1 76: fair to choice. $2 0Uro2 i't;
choice $2 76; Old chickens Cocks $iOi 75;
mixed, $2 7503 00; hens. $2 75;
turkeys, $67310 t dozen; accoidlng to siz
and dressed at 18O140 per lb. ; ducks $3 00
m 60; Geese $306.
EGGS Receipt 196 pkg. In better de
mand and firm at 240200. for good to choice
Wheat arrived quiet and heavy; com
arrived unchanged. Wheat to arrive dull
and corn quiet. Mark Lane Wheat dull
and eorn firm. Country markets quiet, j
California wheat to arrived declined Id. 1
Spot wheat dull; No. i spring, 8a 6d;
No. I sprln(. none In market; Western ;
winter. 8s 6d. Mixed western corn firm
at on M. Demand from Continent and
United iUrigdSaTl not mueh doing la wheat1.