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the ; daily 0Aiitd'iiuLLBiiHj ' Tuesday ' morning. December a, im.
. City omcen.
Mayor Thomas. W. Ba.lnley.
Treeearer-Ouarlcs F. Nellie,
Clerk Dennis. J. roles.
Uonnselor- Wm. B.UIlWt.
Marshal-Jsm 8. Rserdsn.
attnrnav illleiu Uenancke.
Police Magistrate A. Comings.
BOABD OV ALUIMia
first Wsrd-Wm. WcHelB, Harry Walker
Second Ward-C. K. Woodwi 4, C; N. Boghfi
Ttlrd Ward Job i Wood, tg eri Smith.
Fourth Wrd-Cbrl O. Patter. Bemnel Orr,
ifih Ward (lies. Lancaster. H"ry 8 nut.
Clrentt Judge 1). J. Baker.
Circuit Clark A. H Irvln.
County Judge 1. ;H. Roblnaon.
County Clerk B.J. Humro.
County Attorney Angua Laej.
County Treaeorer Mtlaa W. rerker,
Hhettff John Hodgee.
Coroner B. Kltaaerala , ,
Connty Commissioners T. W. Hallldiy, 4. m
Mulcahtr and P'tor ano
AHUKCH Of 1BK RIOIIMKR-iXaUeoDai
J Fourteenth street; Hunday 7:60 a m.. Hol
Communion 10:80 a. m., Horning Prayer 11 a m
Hunday achoo) S p. m., Evening, f ravers T:o o m
F. F. Davenport. 8. T. B. Kectui. '
IMKBT M188IOHARV BAPTIST CHUKCH -T
PrearhlnR at 10:80 a. su., I p. m., and 7:80 o. m
rfal.batb acbool at 1:80 p. m Kev. T. J. Snore.'
I OTM E RAN- Thirteenth atreet; services bab-i-s
bath 1:30 a. m.; Sunday acbool S p m. Rev
MKTRODI8T Coi. Ilghtr and Waluutatreeta
Preaching Sabbath 11:00 a. m. and 7:10 n. m
onda SchouT at :00 p. m. Ksv. IX. A, floyt
I)HK8BYTEHIAN Jtlghth street; preacnlog ui
1 Sabbath at 11:00 a. a. ana 7:80 p. m.; pravei
one ling Wednesday at 7:80 p.m.; Sunday School
at S p. m. Kev A, . Trick, castor.
CT. JOHKPD 8 Koman Catholic) Corner Cross
rv end Walnut etreete: Mt.s every Sunday at
and II a. m.; Sunday acbool at I p.m., and Vesp
ers at S p. m, Jl se every morning at I a m. Kev
C. Sweeney, paetoi.
SI fA IKlt a7B- Roman Cathoile) Corner Ninth
ri and Washington avenae; Va-s every
Sunday and 8 and in a. m.I Sunday cb w at 8 p.m.'
and Vnpen at 8 p. m. ass are y morn ng at f
p.m. Rev. J. Murphy, putoi.
CAIRO PNfAMPMKNTNj 144-Meete second
and fourth Frld veearb rnonio.
ALEXANDER UlDOB I. O.O. F. No VA
V.eeu every To uraday.
S AFFORD I 01)0 It I O. O. F. No. 87-Mcete
every Wedneaday even ng
CA RO ChMMAND-RT No. lS-Meeta trat
M.mday in ach month.
CA ROCHAP' IRNo. 71-Me U third Tuesday
ol each month.
CAIRO 1.000 K No 2STMfet second Monday
in each month
AIKO LODGR.K. f H.,No. 141t-MeeU lecond
an i fotmh Toi'adaytoi the month.
tONEEK LOUOB, K and L. of R . No. Mt
Meeta nr-t and third FrMa each mucti.
MERICAN LiOIH OF HOVOR No 104-
Meets aeooDd and fourth Monday each oOLth
11. K. C F'rat Taursdsy la the mnth.
DEAL LEAGUE Meet! every Tuesday night.
NIGHT OFOUDKN RCLK. RHINO STAR
Caste fli.M meet third Wtdnrsda.each mo
RABP1RBCO. No.s-Mt.eis third Mjoday of
i each oiith. ,
IS. FIRS CO. No S-MsetsSrst Monday of
IRBRNIAM FI (E CO. No. 4-Mect third
rknradayof the .o ith.
BLTAFIRE CO. No. -Meeta second Wed
needvy ef them uth.
NCBOR IRE CO. No. 7-Meeti flrit Thar id. y
, eacb moo h.
rpUECITY NATIONAL BANK.
Of Cairo, Illinois.
71 OHIO LEVEE.
CAPITAL. W 100,000!
A General Banking Business
ENTERPRISE HAVING BANK.
EXCLUSIVELY A SAVINGS RAIUK.
TIIOS. W. IZALiIjI )AYi
aeaeea e mnmhi .
Coiuruercial Avenue aud Eighth St ret!
P. BHOSS, President. ' I F. NEFF. VlcePres'nl
U. WELLS, Caehlor. I T. J. Korth, Ass't eaai
. Brow... Cairo I William KlUke. .Clrt
Peter Neff ... " I William Woll.... '
(!, M Osterloh I 0. O. Patler..M.. "
B.A.Buder " I . Wella.
t. T. Clemr-on, Caledonia.'
A OERBUAL BANKING BUSINESS DONE.
Ktchango so'.d and bought. Interest paid n
the tiavlnns Department. Collections made o"
11 bualneas rromptlr attended to.
JR. J. E. STRONG,
129 Commercial Ave., Cairo, ill. '
VAPOR, ELECTRO-VAPOR AMD MEDICATED
administered dally, '
A '.ady In attendance.
p M. UaRUELL, M. D.
OFFICE-Ealt Side Commercial, below Ith It.
J)R. B. W. WHITLOCK,
dtrrr '-tal Surgeon.
urni' No. 116 Commercial Avenns, txitweea
Krhth and. Ninth Htreeu
JJG. PARSONS, M. ).,
OCULIST AND AURIST.
OFFJOI-Olty Drug Btort, CarbohdhU, 111.' '
THE GREAT GERMAN
Relieves and cures
Solatloa, LumbiQO, "'
. BACKACBK. . .
UC1NST, BWELLINOB, '
Soreness, Cuts, Bruises,
And ail other bodily aches
FIFTY CENTS R BOTTLE.
Sold by all DniHlits and
Dealers. Sllectluus to U
Tlii CharlMA.Vogilir Ca
(Sill 1. VOQILIR 1 00 )
SAlUaaor. M4M V.B. A.'
NEW AOV It rlTiait MINTS.
DO YOU KN.0W
WltnRedTIn ag la the beatf Is the pure t; li
ntver adulterate t with flacose, barytea, mo aeffS,
or any deluterioos liiKredlenis, as la the case with
many o'her tobaccos
LORILLARD'S ROSE LEAF PINE CUT
Is also made of th- finest stock, and for aromatls
cnering quallt. Is second to none.
LORILLARDS NAVY CLIPPINGS
take drat rank as a solid durable smoking tobacco
LORILLARD'S t AMOUS SNUFFS
have been uaed for over 134 roars, and are sold to a
larger xte..t than any others.
who are tired of CaMco s that fade in sunshine or
wa blog will Had the
PURPLES, "GRAYS," AND
perfect 1-fast and a labia. Ii von want at honstt
print, try them. Made In great variety.
To Make life Brighter
Th dypetlc'a lot ia not a happy one. Ben on's
Capclne Piaster ere the remedy. Price 25 cents.
A A 'ONTII and BOARD f r three live
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GENERAL LOCAL ITEM8
Dr. Mary Walker carriet ber cane in a
-Th legislature of thie state will u
lemble on the 7th of January.
, New York belles indulge ia boxintf
and put on the glovea with their beaux.
Bronze (lipperi and itocklng exactly
matching will be the fworite footwear for
Buy your coal of J. W. Monrhead,
good as big muddy and del.Tered, at $2 05
per ton. 6t
Mr. and Mr. John H. Oberly, of
Blonmington, are ia the city, guests of Mr.
Bi'ruett, of The Bulletin.
W. C. Jack ion, of 8t. Imli, is in the
City for a tew days. lit is oo his way to
N'iw Orle ins on ImxinuHS Tor hit Brua.
Anyone desiring one or two hand
somely furnished rooms on Commercial av
enue apply at this office. tf
The Current lays Bro. Burchard was
originally from Chicago, and therefore we
understand why be "put hia foot in it."
Changeable hoi.ery is among the nov
elties. Blue and gold, bronze and red and
red and blue are faTorite combination.
Wasted. 20 pounds large clean cot
tonragsat Tub Bulletin office; 5 cents
per p uaJ will Od pwitj tor selected stock. 2
The infant child of Dan Fitzgerald
died of an affection of the s'omacli Sunday
night. Its illness was sudden and very
Aa the almanae says, "-tbout this time
look out for squalls": John Wetzel's wife
in Ballard county Sunday gave birth to
triplets, all sound and vigorous.
Mrs. F. Eorsmeyer was severely hurt
Saturday night by a fall from aacond to
first story of her residence. Her sajuries
were painful but not dangeruus.
Miss Emily O'Neill, of Ottawa, Oat,
has received a testimonial from the royal
humane society of Euxland, as a reward for
saving two men from drowning ou the 27th
of last July.'
Blaine should have tackled three Jrr
four southern sUtes. He ought to have
known from the beginning that be could
not monkey with New York. Galveston
Geo. Sheridan reports that guns will
be made so destructive soon that open field
fighting wilt be abol shed. Armies will
rely on.tbe pick, spade and shovel. Caval
ry will bs needed more than ever.
Mis Eliza Eidd, of Eeene, Ky., is
only twenty years of age, bu she has im
mortalized nereeit oy nmsning a crazy
quilt containing 63,841 pieces, 685,897
stitches, 21 spools of thread and 80 yards
Ja. Haho, a Brooklyn machinist, bad
a beautiful long blonde bdard, and brings
suit for $1000 because several of his wag
friends caught him boozy one oiht and cut
it off. The court didn't think: it worth that
. Johnny Logon, Jr., son of the defeated
candidate for the vice-presidency, has re
signed as a West Point cadet. For some
trouble he engaged in, young Logan was
given his choice between resigning and be
Two little glr's living nearNolansville,
Tenn., attempted to scare a colored boy
who had been out hunting and was return
ing at twilight. They crept towards him
making strange noises. He took them for
ghosts and fired twice killing both of
A green Philadelphia girl made the
arquainttnee of a New York young mm
who remarking on the pleasantness of the
perfume she exhaled, asked her to try some
of his.1 When she awoke from the fferts
of the chloroform her satchel and $35 were
The Union Square company wilt ren
der "The Banker's Daughter" at Saturday
afternoon matinee, thus giving ladies and
children without evening escorts an oppor
tunity to witness the finest and most ab
sorbing society drama ever introduced iu
." Blaine has not found any Democratic
frauds. But two persons have been found
guilty of intimidation and bribery in the
recent ele tioa in Connecticut both repub
licans of Waterbury. One discharged a
workman for voting for Cleveland, and
another has been fined $50 for buying
Chas.Thrupp and Pat Fitzgerald have
taken the contract of filling and grading
the narrow-gauge railroad from Williams
Mill near the old Cross Levee out about one
mile. It is a big job, and tbey were busy
yesterday getting ' ready teams, men and
scrapers, preparatory to commencing work
The fruit business of G. H. Jackson &
Co. has grown jo the past year to iranmnse
proportions; so largo that in addition to
their large storeroom and collar each 25x
lOOfoet, In The Bulletin building, the
firm have been obliged to rent the cellar
in Cuhl's building 25x125 feet for storage of
BobBurdett embodys s great deal of
good advice as well as bits the nail on the
head in his advice to young men, when he
says: "Bank cashiers will sleep at home
and confidential clerks will spend their va
cations in town, and a man's salary will
pay for every thing he nets, But tfce, only
way to bring abbot this preparatory mil
lennium, toy boy, Is for you to pay that $65
when you owe it every cnt of It. No
matter how much the other man owes nor
how little he pays. You pav your debt,,
my dear boy, and I will know at least one
man to whom I won't be afrid to loan
money without collateral security or gill-1
Ella Maude Monre, winner of a five
hundred dolNr prize t ffered by the Youth's
Companion for the best short girl's story, is
the author of the poem, "R k of Ages."
She was bora and now lives in Maine.
This may be some compensation to tho
people ot the Pine Tree state for a recent
A change of 600 votes in Nw York
would have elected Blaine and Logan.
Had the millionaires' dinner never been
given to Blaine and the "rum, rmninm
and refti-llion" insult of Burchurd nv.-r
been nttered, Blaine and Ligan would have
been elected. They beat themselves. Tbey
have none to blame but themselves.
Is it not rather odd that, if the tariff
was, as Mr. Blaine insisted, the one great
issue in the Nte election, by the decision of
which the country was to stmd or fall, he
has said not one word concerning it since,
but has only opened his mouth to rail about
southern ltwlesnesst It semis that he
cannot even bo consistent in hypocrisy.
-Amft'ig the n-'velties 'U hosiirv, is one
which will, If as practical as it looks, do
away with the time honored garters. It is
made long enough to come above the knee
five or sit inches and so shaped as to give
ample room fur the free use of the joint,
just a nve which is a dainty ribbon lacing
This holds in perfect position without con
fining the limb.
The printer on Sunday nnde a great
.nd unwarranted reduction in coal by "a
simple twist of the wrist.'' The coal itself
would grow blacker protesting at the out
rage if no one else did, and surely lump
coal at two dollars and sixty-five cents a
ton, as sold by Mr. Moorhead is cheap
enough. The item is corrected this morn
Gov. Cevland will be a majority
president. H has a majority of thirty-
seven in the electoral college. He will
have a majority of 50,000 or more over Mr.
Blaine on the popular vte. He carried a
msj irity of the states 20 out of 38. He
will be supported by a m-j irity or forty-
two in the house of representatives. This
is better thai the rupjblicans have done as
a rule. Boston Hem Id.
Theilicke must have Btrayed away and
got lottt. None of his friends in Cairo have
heard a word from him since be left them
A marktd improvement in the Lock Hav
en Democrat, the paper owned by Thileirke
A Brother, is noticeable in the last six
weeks, which we conclude is because EJ
has taken the imaginary three lejged stool
andis pushing the faber of the editorial
A couple of young men yesterday in
driving across the Illinois Central railroad
oo the cross levee had the misfortune to
break a shaft of their vehicle. The horse
slipped on the track and fell no the shaft,
snapping it like a pipe stem. The awk
wardness of the situation was somewhat
enhanced by the knowledge thtt it ad)ed
a couple of dollars to the expense of the
drive with nobody to blame.
Judge Ribinson had a brace of plain
drunks before him yeBterday morning.
Both h id the usual swelled bead accom
paniments but no money. One went back
to jtil. Bud the other went borne, Sophy,
a colored lady from "Pinch," had a Sun
day afternooi mitinee, and was tined $5
for the fun she mnde, and having neither
money or friends will spend a few days
met'rating on her sins in tho city jtil.
-The Current: "The good editor of the
Memphis Avalanch, because the squirrel's
birk sounds as cheerily as ever, imagines
himself a philosopher, and wonders why
there should be such a hubbub over elec
tion. Of course the squirrel chats gleeful
ly to this editor. But he U therefore no
philosopher. It he were a republican in
stead of a democrat, and the squirrel's
birk s ill sounded cheerful, then he would
bo a philosopher. Thus philosophy.
The old Bulletin building will be re
paired, renovated and change ! throughout,
and the work to that end will he commenc
ed immediately. A new roof will be the
-first thing done; this will be followed by a
general change in the interior arrange
ments. The foundation of tho house is
among the best in the city and the wnIIs
are solid and well hog-chained, making
them safe and sound and almost as eudur
able as time.
- John Randolph got enthused by read
ing Blaine's last speech and raised the in
his homo on Oth street, scattered his house
hold and kicked over the stove, spent the
night in coolor and came up before Com
inns charged with carrying concealed a vie
tout l'Hikin razor: plead guilty and wits
fined $35 an t costs, The judge also dealt
out justice to the tune of $5 to Sam Jack
son fjr being drunk and disorderly.
A. P. Schroder is looking In to the fine
stock question a little. He is now negotia
ting for the purchase of jerney cattle, one
head of which will cot him flvn hundred
dollars. It U a move In the right direction
and we are glad to see a man of Schroder's
energy and push engaging lu It. Illinois,
fat cattle from tin middle of the state have
always taken the lead iu general markets
east or went, but In this section blood lias
, been, ta wmv extent, neglected. The stock
fed fur market lias been carelessly bred and
for cows any crog. was coosfljHrwl good
enough, but with the a ivent of blooded
stock and in thn right hands farmers will
become interested and in a very short time
the grade of fat cattle and cows in South
ern Illinois will show a very material im
provement. Various Thanksgivings: "For thy
bountiful blessings w thank thet, O nol"
R.J. I. Pmf. Huxley's thanksgivii g:
"0 Thing behind protoplasmic nodule, we
thank thee that all is o. k. Pass the tur
key." 'To that which this calls God,
much 'blige tho' lecturing is dull. -J Fe
lix Adler. Thanks to the d 1 J.
G. B e. The night following thanks
wiving men go to Guinea, Greece, Turkey,
Hamburg, Bologna, and the doctor in
their dream. x.
Measures are I eing concerted in Chi
cago to secure indictments of each individ
ual member of the grand jury of the federal
court, as well as the federal judges, guilty
of the late interference with a state election
in Illinois in investigating the Leman-
Brand contest involving a ''going behind
the returns and examining the ballots
Nothing more hiuh-handed hs occurred
since the national fraud of 1876-77, and
whatever side may suffer it is to be hoped
that the inquisition will be punished to the
uttermost limit. I the ai'te of I'linois
lacks the power to proitct her political
rights the matter should bo brought before
Mr. 8cott, of Bloomington, was in
Cairo yesterday, Mr. S. is a wealthy lmd
iwner and owns a great deal of fine land in
McLean county as well as in different parts
n Iown. His first visit to Cairo was auade
last Spring, when his impression of the fu
ture of Southern Illinois caused bim to buy
640 cresof land, one mile southwest of
dodges Park, which he proposes to have
cleared and placed under cultivation as
last as it can be done, He intends pur
ing several hundred acres more in Alexin
der county, believing that no better invest
ments in land can be made. When men
as experienced as Mr. Scott sen so bright a
future for ihis section, there must be
good reason for it.
A pruuinent New York merchant says:
"We can see cause for the depression in
trade m the fact that the countty banks are
poor. Since the recent Wall street panic
all the money that could be obtained lias
been concentrated in New York. Ii is
held here now, nni outsiders cannot secure
a dollar of it. Naturally, this embarrass
the countty hntiks, and bus'Uess men in thn
ruml distric's are unable to secure discount
upon paper." There la hardly a city or
town outside of New York, especially in
the west and south, where both bankers,
merchants ami oiMoufiacturera hive not ex
perienced the cramping influence of the
bank po'icy of New York relerred to by
tMs li vel-headed merchant. The C uner
Journal says we b ve otien commented
upon it in the same line of argument, but
those batikers somehow have hail more con
fidence in the tangible presence of their
money than in our judgment. Hut it will
soon begin to dawn upon them that they
are hoarding like misers instead of bank
ing, and that money is ded stock unless it
he kept in ue. A result of this will soon
be witnessed in the annual dividend pay
ments, the rates of which will doubtless be
greatly lowered, though the banks of that
city have had in the curron six months
larger working funds than ever before,
while the local and interior rcquinments
have been sufficient to keep thoBu t unds in
Tho Blinker's Daughter.
No play for years has been put on the
American stage which hue bi-cn so gener
ally sucre sful as the Bunker's Daughter.
People who have witnessed it a dozen of
times still fiock to see it again when pre
sented by even a fairly good company. J.
F. Crossen's company which appears here
is highly spoken of by the press thn u ill
out the country. It is the only company
which possesses the sole right to produce
it. The Buffalo Courier, of October a7'h,
18S3, speaks in the following terms of the
company and the play:
"At tho Grand i pera hoURe last evening
the greatest of American plays, "Tno
Banker's Daughter," was presented by J, F.
Crosieo's company before a large audience,
whhh did not fail to give a ti anifoli ap
preciation of the satisfaction at tho manner
in which tne characters were enacted.
"The p'ot of the play is already (oo well
known to riquiro an extended review in
these columns. Sufllco it to say that the
many thrilling and Interesting situations
were listened to with wrapt attention by
the auditors, and thu members of the cast
wore rewarded with many hearty oncoies,
The piece was very t tfectivoiy not, the most
notable scene being the vtstibule and h'air
way of the house of the American minister
at Paris, n act third, and th') ruins of tint
chateau near Paris when the fatal duel
takes place In act fourth. Tho play will
bo repeated this afternoon and evening and
from the favor with which It wa. rec Wed
last night It Is safe to predict large audi'
MJmo. Kistoii in Cairo.
Capt. Thomas W, Shields was in receipt
of a letter yesterday from Brooks A Dixon,
tha well-known New York theatrical
agents, in which they speak of the proba
billty of giving Cairo the greatest tragedi
enne of this or any other age. " Madsme
Ristori, tor one night only, stopping orer '
en route to New Orleans.
The simple meotion of the name of this
grand artist Is enough to Inspire the inter
est of every one in the probability of bavins; 1
her among us, and it is not improbable
that a considerable sum of money may be
auiaeribed for this purpose. ' '
We think it would be a good idea for
some of our active citizens to meet and dis
cuss the question and see what can be done.
t would be a good card for Cairo end no
doubt would result in securing as the belt '
alent on the stage in the future.
The seats could probably be sold at f 3 :
and $160 and we cannot help thinking
that there are enough people in Cairo who 1 '
sufficiently appreciate talent of such excep-
tional high order that the amount neces
sary can be easily raised.
Let all push together and see if wt can-
nnt place the great Italian queen of trag
edy before a Cairo audience. .
Eip Van Winkle.
Those who attend the McWade Rip Van
Winkle entertainment at the opera' house "
Thursday evening next mayrest assured
that an artist ot the very highest talent and
ubil ij.will b- ve charge of the title role.
Robert McWade has played Washington
Irviog'i quaint creation tor fifteen years
perhaps longer snd is regarded by critics
generally as fully equal to Jtfferson in hit
delineation of the good-for-nothing, good
naiurtd and really kind-hearted Dutch
He has fine support and has every facil
ity for presenting tho piece in. an attractive
J' fferson first assumed the character in '
1805 at the Alelphi theatre in London, but
w8 n t the first whoesiayed the role. His
half brotbur years before took the part and
Llacket also indulged in it.
It remained for Jefferson and McWade
to make the play what it is to-day. Popu
lar prices rule.
STASIS or TBI aivu.
River marked bv the gauge at tals
port, at 2:13 p. ru. yesterday, It feet 9
indies. Ftll ourlng previous twenty
tour hours, 0 feet 2 inches.
Chattanooga, Dec. 1. River 1 foot 6
inches and raising.
Cincinnati, Dec. 1. River 4 feet 5
inches and risng.
Louisville, Dec. 1. River t feet 3
inches and rising.
Nashville, Dec. 1. River 0 feet 8 inch
es and fulling.
Pittsburg, Die. 1. River 2 feet 8
inches anil rising.
at Louis, Dec. 1. River 11 ft 5 inch
The Pargoud is expected to pass here to
day to New Orleans.
The City of St. L mis leaves St. Louis for
New Orleans Wednesday,
The government steamer Mississippi ar
rived from Grand Tower yesterday.
The R. S. Hays with a big tow from St. -L
mis arrived here lait night. She leaves
for New Orleans this miming,
Tho Belle Memphis from Vicksburg
oassed up for St Louis last night. " She dis
charged several hundred bales of cotton
Capt. Henry Taylor of the Gus Fowler
stopped i ff at Padurah yesteiday, but will ,
be on duty to-day, The Fowler is a never
Capt. Wash Thompson of the Belle of
Shreveport is advertising accommodations
to the exp sition. He will have to bring
his boat through by rail. . ,
Capt. Lnm Hill of the stoamer Henry
Tyler was in the citv Sunday, and left on
the Helena for Memphis. He says tho Ty
ler will enter the St. Louis and Tennessee
river trulo as soon as wator justifies. r-
The Charles Morgan from St. Louis ar !
rived heie yesterday and received several
hundred tons of freight snd departed for . ,
New Orleans at S :30 p. m. drawing 7J feet
with eiigairemun-s la the bend sufficient to
flatten her out.
Capts. Hirvey Thompson and Fred Wy
at went to Paduoati last evening on, the ' '
Fowler to take charge of the little stnamsr "
Mike D. vis. They will put $300 repairs
on her and pitch out for the Cumberland
whun the water pormits,
What's the best soil to the achort
Jacobs Oil price SO cents.
Cheap fiom '8 in Arkansw and Texu 1
Along the lire ot the St. Louis, Iron
Mountain and Southern Ra lway, Texas and '
P'iclhY Railway and International and "
Great Northern Railroad, are thousands ot
acres of the choicest farming and grating '
laiitls In the world, ranging In price from
$2.00 to $300 and $4.00 per acre, ia a
healthy country, with climate unsurpassed
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In 1882, -ml make" op your mind to go and '
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the Company, and paying one-fourth, one ;
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