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THE DAILY OAIKO BULLETIN: FRIDAY MOKNtNO, MAY 2, 1884.
The Daily Bulletin.
OFFICIAL PAPBK (P AI.KXANDKR COLNTV
KMKUEU AT TUB CAIKO I'OBTOKFICK Poll
THiNSMISSION Tn HOUGH TIIK MAILR AT
HKCOND CLABS KATES.
Notice la thl column ijree ltuci or lo Cecilia
od Insertion or $1.00 per week.
gTOCK HOLDEItS MEETING,
There will be t Stork-holdera meoting of the
Ill'uolK Iran and Coal Company at inuir oV.ca in
(,'tlro on the ittua dayol May, at t a. in., for the
purpose of elect. Dg r.lue directum ud the t ran h ac
tion of mien other businepaaK may proiwrU comr
before the meetlnc. C. O tiOUFKET, i're.
W. B. C OILMAN, Sec'y. 41J tf
GENERAL LOCAL ITEMS.
U.-aJ the notice of "IWgauis" at Mr.
8. WiUiamsuu's in another column.
Mr. El C. Holiday is now book-keeper
at the Cain Box and Basket factory.
'White Leghorn egijsll per dozen.
E. A. Burnett.
The Pres'iytcriaa kdics met with flat
teriug success at thjir supper lust night.
The Wilcox block is being torn up, in
ternally. What is to be done with it is
hrouieJ in doubt.
Bennett & B.iaard Mies, miases and
children's flue shoes in all widths and sizes,
at Block & Koehler's. 5t
D. Eeusoa will probably go ta New
York City after he shall have been relieved
by his successo" here.
A fu'l line of J. U. Bennett & Banard
ladies, misses and children's fine slippers,
at Block & Kjehlet'a. 5t
Capt. Jme F. Miller returned Wed
nesday from abusintss trip south, and he
had been home but a few hours v. hen he
received news of thj death of his brother at
Ice, wood and kinlliuj, at City Brew
erv, Jacob Kiee.
Mr. J. C. Ha 'Is wis la t!ii city yester
day on business. Ha will bo remembered
by many citizens here, in connection with
Tue Bulletin bindery of gome yers ago.
He went to St. Liuis and engage! iu busi
ness which he Eold out; and he is now trav
eling salesman for the wholesale liquor
house of Stracke & Caeser, of St. Luis.
Our line of men's and boy's fine boots
and shoes the largest and best stock at
the lowest prices in the city, at Block &
-Yesterday's police business consisted
of three cases before Magistrate ComingB,
of but little importance. Tom Sanders,
Page Wallace aud Olive Boyd were up for
disorderly conduct. Tbo last named was
fined $50 and costs and given a stay of exe
cution for twenty-four hours on condition
that she leave the city, and the others were
fined $5 and costs each.
Several young ladies of good families
can find employment at Mrs. Williamson's
store, as salesladies or work at the millinery
County Court was convened by Judge
Robinsoa yesterday, for the purpose of try
ing Mrs. Caroline Herbert for insanity. A
jury was summoned and a thorough in
quiry made. The defendaut gave unmis
takable proof, while being examined, of
mental aberration, and she was found
guilty. She will be taken to the Anna
Asylum as soon as an opening shall appear
Remember we carry all the widths in
ladies, misses and children's foot wear, at
B!ck & Koehler's. 5t
Captain Eads, of the celebrated jetties
Bsteni in this country, is confident he will
have the aid of English cupitalis'.s to erect
the Tfchauntepee ship railway 130 uiileB
long, costing from fifty to seventy-five mil
lions of dollar'. The captain ha3 always
been a man intent upon large schemes
With thirty-five feet of navigable water, as
cow reported at the mouth of the Mississip
pi, where it was impassible for heavy draft
ocean vessels before he took hold, it cam
pels faith in him.
One of the "nymphs of the pavement"
who inhabit Thirteenth Street, named Kit
Martin, was arrested Wednesday night by
the night officers for parading the streets I
late at night in company of the young fel-1
low, Riley, who some time -before h d
defied the officers to enforce the ordinances
against "street walkers." ' Kit" was fined
tO and costs. A few more such cases
would have a beneficial effect, and there
should be no quibling about technical
points of law when the Riley's in such
c&Bes are also brought into court for similar
The steamer Mattie Belle, which had
been chattered by tho Red Cross Society to
take supplies to the flood suflerers South,
returned to tnis port yesterday afternoon,
still in charge of Miss Barton and aids, and
having a considerable quantity of supplies
left that were not needed South. The re
maining supplies were transferred to the
steamer Fowler to be taken back to Evans
ville, and Miss Barton took the Illinois
Central train here for home. Thus, for the
time being, at least, the noble work of the
society of the Red Cross is done and there
1.Mlt1aua flirtnannilfl fif hnnrta nlnnrr ttiA
ID uraui, ... - '"
treat rifer?, that swell wun gratitude
me mention or mu sue.o.jr , u,Uv.
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Saffurd Lodge No. C7 of Cairo Odd
Fellowp, was instituted at Odd Fellows
hall on Commercial Avenue Wednesday
night. The following officers were elect
id : Noble Grand, J. II. Woodward ; Vice
Grand, T. U. Farnn; Secretary, Stmuid
Meyers; Treasurer, C. K. Woodward. Judge
V. Iiross, Fast G i and Master of the State,
acted as deputy for the occasion nnd offici
ated with much dignity and ability. In
conclusion he made the young
lodge a httlo address which
is said to have been replete
with valuable advice and noble sentiments.
The lodge, adjourned to meet again next
Wednesday for the purpose of electing a
Board of Trustees. The lodge llso received
sixteen applications tor membership, which
will be considered at the next meeting.
The funeral of young George Ross oc
curred yesterday afternoon. Services wire
held over the remains at St. Patrick's
Church, ami a special tmiu of two coaches
left the foot of Eighth Street for Villa
Ridge, bearing the mangled remains to
Villa Ridge for interment. The train was
crowded with friends of deceased aud fam
ily. The death of the by has thrown a
gloom over the home of the parents that
will be lasting. Mr. Ross was just on the
eve of departing for his new home in Kan
sas City, where all had been prepared for
his reception. The approach of their hour
for departure, had been rcu lercd pleasant
by a farewell party given them by their
friends only a few days ago; but now their
last recollections of Cairo must always arouse
pain. Tlieir departure win prouauiy oe
delayed a few days by this terrible cata
strophe; and when they finally leave the
heartiest sympathy of the community will
go with them.
The Baltimore & Ohio Telegraph Com
pany tht had taken steps to run a line
from St. Louis via this city to Texas, has
been compelled to abandon the project be
cause of the trouble given them by the
Western Union Company. The B. tS; 0.
Co. hud several times distributed poles
along its inteuded route, but it seems tint
it had not secured a right-of-way for its
liner which gave the W. U. an opportunity
for preventing the line from being put up.
The manuer in which the two companies
have been trying to thwart each other is
quite amusing. The B. & 0. would distri
bute its poles on the sly, congratulating
itself that it had stolen a march on the
W.-U.; but when afterwards they went to
stick their poles into the ground, they found
that a large force of W. U. men had been
sent down from Chicago aud had picked up
every pole with a special train on the Illi
nois Central, and stored them away in
some railroad freight yard. Toe W. U.
has even gone so far as to buy up all the
right-of-way along the Illinois Central Road
that might have been used by the B. & U.
Co., and thus rendered it impossible for
the latter company to secure a line by pur
chase. Thu, for the time being least the
Western Union is the solo master of the
An adjourned meeting of the council
was held last night for the purpose of ap
proving liquor bands. JN early an tne
members were present and the Mayor was
in the Chair.
Of the bonds presented those of the fol-
lewing named persons were approved:
P. Clancy, A. Raggio, Geo. Robinson, L.
P. Scott, Richard Powers, A. B tto, II.
Steagalt, L. C. Herbert, Hugh Callahan,
John Johnson, Eighth and brewery, Henry
Hizi-njager, N. Prouty, Rich. Fitzgerald,
Patrick Fitzgerald, A. Steagala, Geo. Shel-
ton, Commercial and 13th an 1 tor Com-
ique, C. F. Bower, Eighth Street aud Ohio
Levee, Antonio Cell, Jas. Carroll, A. Swo-
hoda, S. Birth, Jno. Clancy, P. Saup, Geo.
Latner.Jno. Gates, L. Zanone, A. Susanka,
L.P. Parker, D. Fitzgerald, P. M. Conner,
Jno. Walsh, Louis Herbert, C. E litker and
R. Smyth & Co.
The bonds of the New York Store Com
pany aud Smith Bros, were laid aside and
referred back, the former for inform tlity
simply, the latter because the name to
Alderman Smith appeared upon it, which
was objected to by Alderman Wood be
cause, iu case suit were brought by the city
upon said bon 1, the Alderman would be
an interested party against the city. The
bond was considered good enough without
jr Smith's signa'ure; but as a matter of
forin it had to be referred back to be
changed as desired.
I xiie total number of bonds approved was
I thirty-seven. This includes several of the
I persons who, in in an estimate published in
I The Bulletin some days ago of the num
I ber of saloons that would probably continue
1 business after the 1st of this month, were
j considered as "doubtful." The New York
store Company and Smith Bros, will make
thirty-nine and it is probable that tout or
I five more will apply for licenses within the
I next month or two, which will make the
number of saloons iu the city about forty
I two or three, or twenty odd less than last
year, while the revenue will be increased
I more than two-fold.
Mrs. S. Williamson has just received
large stock of goods, comprising nearly ev
erything in the lino of millinery, bought at
a bankrupt sale at one of the leading
wlifileualu mi 1 1! .,.. liniuua tti rtnn fif tin.
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Urtrn rlua Kl. 1 1, tt.a ,. a lit
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I ruinous V low nnr.pa anil w let her cus
.1 ivivt, imiu uuuliiiv vnw i-.w-.
vites the public generally to call on her at
onee, as she will endeavor to effect a quick
sale of the goods at the lowest profit con
- 1 sistent with business principles. !U
THE HILLS ELEVATED,
Judgo Lynch Sparos tho Courts
the Troublo of Avenging
Two of the Murderers Taken From the
Officers and Artistioally Hanged
to a Tree.
Shurlock is Rescued and Furnishes
Full Confession of the Crimes of
Cii.uu.ksi ox, W. Va., May 1. Last
ulght news reached here that Scott Hill,
lirowu Hill and Charley Spurlock, who
fatally shot A. J. Woods and Instantly
killed his sou, Alvlu, a youug num
eighteen years old, near St. Albans, this
county, last Monday ulght, had been
caught. Upon arriving at St. Albans at
a late hour last ulght the Hill boys wen
hanged on an elm tree on a hill one milo
west of towu by a mob of 500 men, who
were uuiuasked. The mob captured the
Hill boys from the guard at the hotel,
took them to the place named, fastened
one end of a half-Inch cotton cord
around their necks, threw the other
end over a convenient limb aud seut for
the Kev. Mr. Stump, who questioned the
desperadoes as to i their crime. Scott
Hill confessed that he aud Jack Dobsou
on last Saturday night visited the home
of ex-Sheriff Adklns, of Boone County,
demauded his uioney and were refused.
Hill then shot him and left him for dead.
The two robbers went to Spurlock's resi
dence, on the Maiu Mud River, on Mon
day, where Dobson was left. The two
Hills and Spurlock visited Woods' resi
dence, where they expected to secure
T11KY UI.tCKE.NED THEIR FACES,
entered the house and demanded his
money, but were refused. One robber
wtui knocked down by old man Woods,
who was shot three times by oue of the
robber's comrades. Oue bullet entered
Woods' back; the other two 6truck him
in the face and neck. The robbers were
then shot at several times by Miss Woods,
who had been attracted to her father's
room. The villains could uot stand tire
aud tied They saw youug Woods going
across the Held and believed he was after
help. Scott Hill said he shot at young
Woods tllty yards away. When he was
found, a few hours later, young Woods
was dead, with a bullet through his heart
and a wound in the arm.
AFTK.K THE CONFESSION
l!ev. Stump was asked to pray. When
the religious services were over, stout
men took hold of the ropes and pulled
the bodies of the two Hills three feet from
ihe ground, fa.steuud the ropes and re
turned to the village, leaving the bodies
dangling iu the erisp night air, a warning
to evil-door-. The bodies were left hang
ing two or three hours, when they were
cut down and takeu to the village and
placed in au undertaking establishment.
They were viewed by hundreds of people
to-day. They did not die game, but
were heard asking for mercy. The mob
was orderlv. Not a loud word was spo
keu, and none were druuk.
SITUUXK WAS K ESC LED
from the mob and brought to this city
this morning, where he is in jail. Much
excitement prevails here and iu St. Al
bans, and it is feared that the mob will
make au effort to take him out to-night
and hang him. The olllcer who brought
him here, together with the prisoner,
walked twelve miles to reach the jail.
Spurlock's confession substantiates Scott
Hill's statement, but adds that he did
iart of the shooting. The band
is composed of over oue hundred mem
bers, who are sworn to protect each
other. He says he and the Hills have
been oieratiug for' two years and have
killed lour men and wounded several.
He has a wife and children, aud his house
was the meeting place of the baud.
Oid man Woods cannot recover. The
robbers were identified by Mrs. Woods.
Spurlock had lived a number of years
near Woods aud knew he had money iu
Washington, D. C, May 1. The case
case of Ex-Senator Kellogg, charged with
accepting a bribe iu connection with the
Star-route cases, was summarily dis
posed of to-day. Judge Wylie threw the
case out of con rt, the bond was d ischarged
and Kellogg released from custody. This
was brought about in this way: The In
dictment charged that Kellogg Mas paid
law nil money oi tne tinted States by
rriec. l'rice was put on the stand and
swore that he had paid Kellogg postal
uraus. ingersoii thereupon moved to
dismiss the case, as the testimony pro
duced in support of the indictment con
flicted with it. Ihe motion Mas argued
all day yesterday and Judge Wy He took
the point in hand this mornluir. The
Government said it had nothing more to
offer, and under instructions from the
Judge, the i jury without leaving the
room returned a verdict of not guilty.
The Jeannette Investigation.
Washington, J). L, May 1. In the
Jeannette investigation to-day fireman
Wl'son, oue of the survivors, testified
that he thought the delay caused on the
retreat from the sinking ship unnecessary
There was dissatisfaction among the
crew in regard to the management of the
retreat and a desire was expressed for
change of leadership. Captain DeLong
nlwas spoke kindly to witness except ou
one occasion when h refused to obey
Ladies In the committee room retired
when the witness Mas asked to quote the
language of Melville directed to the crew
on divers occasions during the retreat,
and when ho (Melville) Mas In command.
The language M'as denunciatory and pro
fane. The wltnesH thought Melville
would have gotten along better had ho
tried to treat the crew civilly. Star, one
of the crew, retorted to Melville, and
was suspended frcim duty.
In the opinion of tho witness, Lieuten
ant Danenhower asserted his authority
more than was necessary when ho was In
Danenhower resumed the witncsschalr
iter Wilson was through.
Thfl Hennepin Canal.
Washington, D. C, May 1. The Hen.
nepln Caual appropriation of $300,000
which Mas carried before tho River anil
Harbor Committee yesterday by a major
ity of one, will be the occasion of a ery
bitter light in the House. There will be
a minority report signed by Chairman
Willis, Ureckenridge, Gibson, Blunchard,
lfankin and liayue. The friends of the
canal frankly admit that the scheme does
not properly belong to the river and har
bor bill, but they justify their action by
saying that It was the only means of get
ting the matter before the House.
Significant, If True.
Washington, 1). C, May 1. Blaine's
friends say he has at last taken off his
coat and gono to work. The wires are
being laid for a combination between
lilalne, Logan and Sherman as againt
Edmunds and Arthur, and the Blaine
people believe they will be successful.
Sherman, of course, seems to stand no
show himself and prefers to defeat Ar
thur by using lllaine than to let the
former win. Loiraii, the story goes, Is to
be bought off with promises of the nomi
nation four years hence.
Just Like White Men.
Washington, I). C, May 1. The chiefs
of the Cherukees, Choc taws, Creek, Sein
inoles aud Chlckasaws, the the leading
tribes of Indians, had a conference hero
to-day and effected arrangements for ex
hibiting at the New Orleans World's
Fair and Cotton Centennial Exposition
in December the products of their reservations.
Washington, 1). C, May 1. The
Senate proceeded to the consideration of
bills on the calendar under the th e minute
rule. The first bill to engage attention
was that introduced by Senator Ingalls
and reported favorably from the Com
mittee ou Military Affairs, to release
members of the ttrst Fit. John Porter
cotirt-ijiartial from thtyr obligation of
secrecy so far as relates to the votes of
Senator Logan said Congress had no
power to give such a release.
Senator Garland moved an indefinite
postponement of the bill. Agreed to
The following bills were reported fa
vorably and placed on the calendar:
By Senator Dolph, from the Committee
ou Commerce, to provide for and aid In
the construction aud to regulate the
operation of a ship canal between Lakes
Union and Washington aud l'uget .Sound,
By Senator Miller, to amend the act of
lsi.I relating to the importation of spuri
ous aud adulterated teas.
As soon as the journal was read the
morning hour was dispensed with, pend
ing a motion to go into committee of the
m hole ou the tariff bill.
Mr. Morrison (of Illinois) moved that
the general debate close at four o'clock
on Tuesday next.
Mr. McKiulry (of Ohio) gave notice
that at the close of the general debate a
motion will b2 made to strike out the en
Mr. Morrison replied that the oppor
tunity Mould be given for the motion.
Several members proposed a later date,
but Morrison insisted. He, how ever, asked
that by unanimous consent the private
calendar be set aside for the day's session
to-morrow and that the day be given to
the tariff debate. Granted. The motion
to close the general debate on Tuesday
M'as agreed to, with but a few dissenting
votes, none coming Iiom the leaders of
The House then went into committee
of the whole.
Mr. Dorsheimer (of N. Y.) spoke in
support of the bill. Be said the popular
sentiment was almost unanimous in op
position to the abolition of the tax on
spirits and retaining it on the necessaries
of life. Considering the relation of the
tariff to protected industries he thought
the work of the committee well clone.
When he came herein the beginning of
the session he favored a change in the
tariff by a large addition to the lree list,
but he had changed views and now be
lieved a slight reduction on all the
better plan. It had been said
that a reduction of twenty per cent.
would increase the revenue. If such Mas
the fact the reduction should, be made,
for It showed that there was a large
amount of money collected which did
uot get into the Treasury. If twenty per
cent, would uot reduce the revenue It
would cut to the quick and draw blood.
The time Mould come when duties
would be reduced fifty per cent. He de
nied that the bill complicated the duties,
and thought that with a little experience
iu importation and politics the Collectors
could perform the duties. The Demo
cratic party expected to be in a condition
to supply men Mho could make those
calculations without dilliculty. (Ap
plause on Democratic side).
Fell Between the Cars.
Vincennks, Ink., May 1. At Kd
wardsport, iu this county, on the Indian
apolis & Yincenues Railroad, a boot-black
alout eighteen years old, name uuknown
(thought to be from Cairo or. St. Louis),
who Mas stealing passage, M'as killed and
his body horribly mutilated this morning
by falling between the cars of a train
widen was departing lor inuiauapoiis.
Frnsque Isle Destroyed.
1'itEso.i'K Isi.u, Mb., May 1. Fire-
broke out at three o'clock this morning
in Johnson & l'hair'a otllce aud burned
every store In town but two, Including
the l'resuue Isle Hotel, the l'ost-ollice,
two law olllces and many residences.
More than twenty buildings were de
New Yoiik, May 1. George W. Trabue,
General Superintendent of the Southern
division of the Western Union Telegraph
Company, with headquarters at Nash
ville, Tenn., died of brain fever at the
Coleman House this morning. He had
been lu New York two weeks.
Paid to North Carolina.
R.VI.E1011, N. C, May 1. President
Andrews of the Western North Carolina
Hailroad to-day paid $1100,000 to the State
Maeorn' Helpers' Demands.
Titi'Y, N. Y., May 1. The masons' Idlo
helpers demand an increase from 9'i.SS td
per day. The employers refuse,
Do Yon Agree With Ds?
It is about liii:!i time the style of business of h;.od
inkiinr the Tiublif, with tlui riffs of Wntlmu
locks, Cronios, Halls, IJats, vVc,
Given Full Value'
atlioiit merit no business can prosper. We give the best
f (loods at tho lowest possible price. (Jood Goods sell
liemselvc., r.iitl require no humbuing to convince the
Hlblic of its truthfulness. Vou win not "(t snmptli
nothinir, and all these iit'ts (?)
i in nn uo.MvNl isusiAfcSS, J1UAKSTLYC0N-
PU('Tl;;i. You can list nssiirtwl that von will o-ot, n lmn.
dred cents on the dollar Uv
aim ,u mr it.
Wo will NOT ho UNMliSOLI),
SAMUEL -:- BlIRGEK,
Tli" "li!nc'M Clothier.
This Week's Grand Bargains
13 RE SS GOODS
-: J. : : Burger's :-
I'he lini'st, luiiitUomt'sf and
o this market.
Our stock is now briin'iil of
g oils in
HOSUillV.XKCKWJJAR am. PARASOLS.
U defy competition our stock
Silk, Satins, Ponque Silks, Nun's
Wt-jnt- ell in,' owcr tlun any
Would (Mil ihi'iittention of the public to our lare line of
Carpets in Velds, English and American Buussels. 3-idv
and extra Sup.-is can be found
the I'ojiulur Jloii-e of
WM. II. DAVIDSON,
I )EALKH J 1ST
STOVES, -:- RANGES, -:- TIN,
Bin! Cages, Bath Tubs, Water
Asreut for Ailauis & Westlake Oil. Oasoline and Gas vtoves, Detroit
Safe Co., Hamilton Steel 1'lows, Chilled Plows, Walking1 Cultivators,
Corn Shcllcrs, Planters Ktc, Etc.
L IV OO, CA.IIIO. 111.
Paints, - Oils, - Varnishes,
Brushes, Glass, Window Shades, Artist's Material, &c.
MAKE A SPECIALTY OF
Moulding, Picture Frames, CAIIt0' ILL
1 7 Telephone No 103
niliigriiviiitfs and Wall Papers.
K. A. Ill l.'.VKTT.
Commercial Job Printer.
OFFICK:-N. Ohio Levee, CAIRO, ILLS.
The .Advance of Photography.
A CleveliinJ inventor, named Fell,
has perfor-ti-il an invention liy which n
j)hotornipll can be taken on any nub
Ktanee whieh has a smooth surface and
the t xpenso need not bo over a cent n
picture. This would advance tho lith
ographic art wonderfully, as there need
no longer be any transfer by hand,
which in clumsy and tedious, for now
the picture can bo taken at once on the.
stone, from which duplicates can ho
multiplied indefinitely. The inventor
thinks this new process i as wonder
ful, and will he is useful in its way as
tho discovery of tho electric light or
tho telephone. Jkuwiml's.
Philadelphia ladies are lcariiJij; base
ball; one of them has caught, hot- bus
baud out. several limes ulivadv.
OTICK TO C NTKACTOUS.
(imi'K or Citv Ci.khk, I
Caiho, III., April -JIM. 1HSI. I
Sonh-rt propnpiilo will lu received Rt thl t illce
lip to tlin meetinn (if tho Dlly Comicll Mil Ulh,
1881, Tor riiriilnliliii! lumber, removing KiirlmKu and
pul). I lilntf con ti II ptoeecdlim, notice, nrdi
nancr. Ma:., it r qulr'd ly tho ordlrnm-v of tho
city. Coiinrll ro'viYtd Ihenuht ti M'Joct ny and
all hld. For full uarileiilnrn apply to
8-MMt I). J. FOLKY, City Clerk.
is stopped, and the people
cost somebody something
every dollar you spend with us
pp'ttiest stock ever brought
new, l.opul .r and desirub e
Veilings, Cashmeres and Buntings
other ho :sc iu the city.
in variety an i low prices at
J. BU IlG IiirS,
and Agato "Ware,
Coolers & Ice Cream Freezers.
! CLABK & LOYETT,
Golds tine &
136 &133 Com'l Ave.
have received a full and complete Una
ol new Fjlland Winter
Cloaks Dolmans, Notions, Etc.
A heavy ptock of Body Bruaeolt, Taper
tries and Inuraln
A full slock of Oil Cloth, all slzei and prices
Clp?hing & Gents' Furnish'g Gooiis
A full and inmplrti atock It now being
closed oat at great barKaiua.
Oocd nt Hottom Prloeal