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Tho following ateainar teste Calm
un tha days nd at tho hoar llownaml
TALISMAN, Every Monday ot 6 p.m. j
TYRONE, Every Thursday, ot 6 p.m.;
LUMSDEN, Every Saturday, at C p.m.
For Freight or Passage anpijr ou board, or to
BIGGS A MALLOilV,
JaniS'Tllf li OHIO l.KVKE.
CAIRO A!fl PADUC'AH
DAILY f AGKKT,
The beaullral and light draught steamer
JAMES ISK JE,
Uiim Cairo dallt at 6 p.m., aid TadHtali dill
M,f.m. fHylin,sOprlor acornrnMationa sha,
AKTMUB WADCIYMAM, M.
.lA, 1., Physician and Accoucheur, (or
nwrly AabaitralrfO; lUiaota, has perm
nantly loeatad IB clljr. OFFICE Cnmmrrclrl
Artnur, IxIkni i),nd ,01b Btrta,Wtals
CW. DUNNING, X. I. Kea-
II)KMCF.-Cornr Ninth and Walnut
OrVJCB-tJornor Sixth Street aad Ohio lre
OFFICE IIOUKS-Krom a.m. to It m., au l I
frfiLiiAM k.. mgrm,m l
IfaHDKBj-No. H, Thlrt Mtrhrr
ttfhfa WhlDtoa Ataaua an J Walaul Alrt
Of KCF'-J'CoBitlctal Xvtabt, n'.iir
H, WAKD.NEM, M . D., Cnlre
RlttlbKNCB-Cornw hf !flntith St.,
mti WahtlQD art. OKFICB On CordmrrrUl
eve., ottf "h IMttofflco. OFFICB OUKB
from lea m to li in., tfuoiiy wtptMij an J
from 2 to 4 t in.
4 ui , '
Otc, 188 CMmhrekl Aytae.
Board and Tuition par annum, tttc.
and tution praanatD. . , I'aaii'nt, th Vrry
Kt, l.tllmuth(I-uZUMn .f Huron, For
alf ulariapplr to Major Eraai, londoo, Canada
wt. , . . . . . - . r "
II 1 1
If AMCUH MlaVBMMLTBfi.
Cairo City Book Bindery
- la" pfpafd to t
aaJkkMBo: Majah' SmIss aSMl sU
kt4la of Book BlBrflaff HaiUag.
CAIRO, - -
WOOD, COAL, ETC.
CrOD AK CHtAIa.
Is prrparad to dlltrr lb tt
Fire Wood & Stone Coal
laasrparlof tho city, In aa quantity dwiml,
os tbott utUcs.
Cowl sV4irero4 at $4 & Per Tesu
OFriCR Ofr Fsarwari, Ortfc k Co.'t ttox
stora. two doors abof a tha corntr of Eighth '
aad Oomntsrclal iimiu, d cil
i. i iu.,.'. i 1 I . -I
TOT IBW AHB FA8HI05ABLE
SHtving k Hair Dressing
Tsaawopanietho "elnstnaot Cairo. Waihlnf,
a nloacleaathsT, and llslr Cuttlnj can t hl
I am prBarvdo da all ktada oC r.I Jmf ntal
liurwori tratcn r
I auanls and bra:elata.
r 'MfU whmsjmh iBiMaaaoawuaataifir.
T will o to the houars of laoto unable to come to
' ' CM mm Me .
Cr. 8th St. Mf CtMnerclal v.,
harp aUMiasTaweiB aaa Iklll
fsU Wui-tuts ea.
Udlas' aad Children's Hair Cut and Shampoonrd
AT THF.IK OWN HOMES.
GaiUtaaiaa'f .Wr)isarf and Hair Djai la f c.n
tltto manner, an satlsftctton guaranteed,
ATTOBMETb AM CBUMSELLeKS AT
tfDOOtal attantion vtia ta Admiraltr and 9lam-
boa(UiaUaaa., -t,ir,.,, Lr"j
J9llo DII6 Yiif
lillllT iij' T6ijoi.
i City Attorney Topo entered upon tho
discharge of hi duties yesterday.
Imitation Porcelain Photographs nil
the go taken only by W. T. "Worthing
ton at his new rnoiograpn art Kuf
Dullness reigned suprtmo in the pollen
A.LAROKitock of furnishing goods of nil
kinds always on hand at P. Nell",, No. 79
Ohio Levee. doc9tf
'Ir'ybji wont'a good) stylish and woll
fitting suit oft clothes, mado to order, you
mast go to P. NefT, No. 79 Ohio Levee.
Chilurkx' plctuee specialty a I
Worthlngton's new Photographic ,A'rt
,3lr.,W, W. Thoriijou, with character
Iitlc energy I pushing forward tho com
ptatton of his now building.
Flow Choice Family Flour In. bbl
half Mils., ncks &c, for sale at theKgyp
lin Mills. au
OnriANa. Smith's Arnurlcuu .OrirtiUH
1 give perfect satl'fuctlon to' nil. Call and
I aw; thum.
.I.C. CAUSON, Acunt.
No. 12, ComniTcUl Avenue.
New llrsic-.Itut received a good
selection of new and miuUt mu!q of th
lntcst publication, nt tho agency of J. U.
"aron, No. 128 Commurclnl nvcntii'.
v i r
Who It it that dnc not llk 'nmokinij
hot bliculti for brcakfnut'' Thu FutjHi
C'ouk stove will liaka them in five minute
tlmo hy tlio wiitdij ' - '
W. T. "Wortiiisotox U doing u big
bnslneM in copying and enlarging old
Dagucrreotypci, Ambrotypru und Photo
graphs, making them ltrak ns bright a
when flrst taken. febl'Jtf
Fon sale orexclmni;r, COO acre of cholco
land in Franklin county on thu contem
plated lino of railroad front Hi. Lou'a to
Evnnsvllln. I will axchttngo for Onlro
property. O. OLOSK.
FiAMoa.- The Decker Jlrothots and
A. Suninor planoi aro In use, and rncom
mended by tho best muilrlatis. They' nro
tho boat aad cheapest. Thosa desirous to
purchasf, call on J. C, Carion, gent, No.
138 Commercial Avenue. mch'dtf
To IIouiKwivsa. Wi usa a Charter
Oak dtove, or at least our better half doo,
and she says there Is nothing in the way
of cooking that cannot be donooasyand
quickly on that stove, and wo thsrefuro
rooommend It to all. m'th7,dwU.
Gikhan Tiibatrk. Tho lionnan Dra
matic Association will perform the grcit
play of "Lleile'," at Phlllmrmonlc Hall,
on Sunday evening, Mnrcli 12th. Mrs.
Fldclc, will sustain tho chstrurtor (f
Skwixo Maciiixks. Thoo wanting
Sewing Machines should remember that
Wheeler Jc Wilson's are tho best in use.
They are unsurpassed for light rnnnlng.
They will out-ware any In uio. Call and
m7tf. 128, Com. Avenue.
Why will our friends run tho risk of be
coming blin'1 by wearing common Specta
cles, whenthoy can procttro tho moit por
feet artjclit that has yet been made, by
calling at our old friends Taber Bros' tho
Woll known Jewelers and get a pair of
Lararus & Morris' Perfected Spectacles,
n'tttclij. i , fubliUwllnj
Wantku. $5,000 on Ave years' time,
for which a fair rate of IntcreU will be
paid and a mortgage oiminliicumbered
rcat Bttata.glTeH for seowrlty. Enquire nt
UuiXKTlM OKco, or address P. O. Drawer
1176, Cairo, Illinois. a mch7dAw3m
Vfaxcy Goopa. Attention is cnllodjto
the stock of fancy goods and china 'toys
sold at prloea to suit the times, also, dollar
iirtlclas at the Dollar Store. j
Call at K. II. Oswald & Co'a old stand
on Commercial Avenue. mttf.
I Mn. Editor :I deslro Jo return, pub
licly my heartfelt thanks to the maiy
frionds who tostltled thoir respect for tho
memory of my'lrteVifo Hi so'mnnjr was
by expressions of sorrow at her death, at)d
!y gatlletlog about tliii tonb u w)lih tior
remoirii were laid awity In otof nal rest. I
hall bold titm all in grateful remain
JVrance, fXATTHKW CJ.AKRJ3.
CioKhig Out Sales,
Twonty-fivo thousand dollari; worth of
rcadv-mado clothing, hats, caps, boot,
shoes, trunks and vn'leses nro ollered for
sale by P. NotT, 7'J, Ohio Levef, ot MU
TUAL COST PIUOKS, it being lili.intcn
tion to close out In tlmt lino, imd ombttrk
exclusively aed moro extenslvuly in tho
furnishing goods nnd mercliMit tailoring
Tlita aU.U ..iln fii.nt.linc an ittitmr.
,a .IUI(IU UUV lHl.lt.iiv. .j.j-v.-
tanlty to aeeure clothing choaper thMi over
awiura wui iii.tiita-ilinrKUt.
China Toxh au Fancv.Aiticlkb.
MIm Kato;CaraoniAjsiVilislro to call
tho attention of the publlo to their largo
and select assortment of china toys, nnd
that they aro constantly receiving articles
told for one dollar. Thoy aro prepared to
wald Co;rolatatCommbrcJt Ave-
THE NEw'ciTY COUNCIL
(I J "X"
fi i yn, L . .i i a a
1 N UI III
lNAiuuitAi. AnnnKBH or wiYn
t LArtaDEir.t iS '
. ANNOCMCKMEilT OTSUtllTANDlMO
K. A. Bssrtsogt ABftUCss)itllr,
wsssi jaaiiaio vty jaiaor(aas
y, g V. W. Waira,"sitrar
i Caaaaaiaalassar ' ' '
Thojnow council wni dtsmnlxcd last
nlehtJwtth hli Jtonur JUayor Lans-
den, a8d the following members pros
ont, Messrs.' Taylor, . .llaUlday, Wood,
Schuli, Woodward, lteardcn, Fitzgerald,
Cunningham, Waldpr, and Klob 15.
Allcrman9esrilcri iwiis Iippolntcd clork,
prolan. J ti a
Mavor LansJcn then nduoiscd fljo
Councll'ifollowitHTnr.'J -1 ?
Tho city charter of tho city of Calro
(irovides that tho 3(ayor shall, frurO' time
to time, glvo to tho City Council Infor
mation rolatlvc to tho state Jof tho city,
nnd shall recommend to their considera
tion atioh ntenstirva as ho ahals-aoem-capc-
dient fur tho ud vantage of tho cityy
In ompllunuo. isitUtUisj rogairement,
tid'lu oonformlty 'to ithjaf ottBoihcrcto
fjir'ii established bv anrpradAoeoioW, 1 dv-
aire-to submlt'for your consWcratioti somo
ruifiirk, jiiu suggcattons loucu mm, jun
pro tit oMMlitlvn or tlio city, ana iUgene
fal"welfnrf' i- ".'
WorurbTBof ulctttojcUicrt't6Ji. ovcii;rlg
it thori-preactitativa of .an xteiidodpoli-
ficul uovernment,wlth"nt' powers to'x
crdit TorTfrg.) j.'ilrdnHso'to' dUrifnjc.llut
rather as tho representatives of n liiir.iblu
or inf)rtontloit 'local government' vr
immurpullty,. vlt' lnycrlhclcint
la covarumant,R . uiul c-iliouglt
merely ti local one, ,t th' author
ity vxorcUoil nnd tliii duties' rcpilitd of
Its rcnrescntatlves uro nt leuitakin to if'
notldentlcal with thftso fotind to'oxlifln
cVury.guvcriiOicntkncwit t",out- wtirttry.
Itiioy c.iiis, howuvcri iba.(;cii4rpniuht
is seen, or felt to bo, nt :i 'diitnncc. Tho
peopW'.hear jpf itf s'jmolitnos.Jfecl thu
pNMurrtoflts-jiow.jrj but ar.1 frc'iuuntly
entirely unacquainted wth it, tltenj-U-Ing
rroni tlio jicopio u uio gQycrntnuni a long
remove. ,.!, ' i U
liut with ul..lii tuih' local gQvtrnuiont,
HJVfir aiircr(nL .Thj goyurrtiitenti
right nmdng tho pcftpld and uoIri; any
degree removed from therii. Tlio" law-
hreakur, lh lawnacutor, utmuiiu; ino
oilier instruments unu means oiHgovcrn-
ni m ml iiriilriritiMiif. nnd In
fn ata-Rlancot" nd'frosia-tlilf'tirlies' that
atrotrs argument ofUsrarfrod"t favor
or local gyvernmcni. ,;inp p9opic, seeing
tho Wlrole'nacMBcrjF f llio gfrnmi;nt,
tho Btajmerstylo 1 1faioJ obarsScto of
itr" "hdmltlhtrution,41 ttto "moro
rendlljr acertuln where tho good
come irom, or mo aomcu iivm
alilch thu evil iirocccd: and herein wo
ivhold that maxttnof iwiti:algovoruuient
known at lean in our own country, nnn
not entirely, dUregardtd, anywuore,
".namely, tin- nccountabllity of Oie rcprc-
K'nmuvu.oi thu )opio,n me jiop.v.
Tliou'irli n.:iny'm:ty doubt the propor
tion' contained In tho words, ' the govern
ment of thn jK-oplo for thn people and by
tho people ' yet If tho snmo anywhere finds
a place for.lts true and full application It
is in local governments liKo these. Thcsu
remarks may sccm.not only commonplaco,
but, perhnpv' even out' br pUce;
yet, if Uio objector will only
concedo. that f tittfJ prlrfclples, nro
fundftHonH II T1'1 )' 71 the
constilrUlohUiPenr.SUU dofckres that "a
frouuent recurrence to tho principles of
civil government Is absolutely necessary
to preserve the blessings of liberty.'1
In entering upon tho 'discharge of the
duties of the municipal year, we havo flrst
to looki at tho work or du
ties to bo performed, and' then
to consider carefully the means by which
their performance may bo accomplished.
We aro not hero, (those of us who come In
here for the flrst time), necessarily as re
formers, so called not here, as I conceive,
to make promises or pledges to any one, or
to tho publlo even, of what will or will not
be dono; but wo aro hore at the'repre
snuUtivus not merely of those who voted
for ux, but of the people of our city, whoso
Interests, as fur ns the goyornmcnt of tho
city is concerned, havo boon entrusted to
us. The promises and pledgee that wo
might make, tho law and our action in tho
promises tuny impiy. tio proumo, ,or
Clodgo moro titan tho law Implies, would
o to mako u promisa or pledge which it
w.iuld become our dutv to brak. An
honet. careful and faithful dischargo of
tho duties of tho positions to which thu
pcoplu huvo cullod us, is all they will re
quire, and not leis than what they havo
tho right to expett and domand at our
hands. "With thU before us wo can scarcely
go fur itatray.
"irnviKiVnielxn IklMOK REUCLATIOM.
To prvervo good order In our city, and
to protect tlio peoplo in their persons and
property, tho city should employ suflj
dent number of udiclont men to servo us
Situated as our city I, Its demands and
rcqulrcmuuU In this ropoct uro much
grcatur than thbie of m'niiy 'larger townn
und cities In our State. Aside from what
"wo mav cull tho material intoroits of tho
oitv, lu good namo nnd reputation abroad
demand that persons vlsltliig qyr city from
other places should not Incur greator r Uk
than whon visit! ig any othor town or city
in tho country, Tho stranger', tlio. "I en
ttul lint linmtt lmrn should uliliO rOCOIVO
thn t'ullo.t urotectlon. To thU end, tho (
ordlna'ncoi cunc'ornlng vagrancy, Kamlng
and tho tricks und device goncrally Tor
tho entrapping of. tho unwary, mid porhaps
other ordinotK'OS pertaining to kindred
muttors, should bo carefully 'examined In
-conhCcttoff wIth tim prtWorf-gruntod In'tlto
cltv charter, with n view to'th'o'porfoctiOK
or the sumo should thoy bo found dofeo
Uvo In any respects When (Jio ord naftojs
ocwion. Atul In all cnsM tho necessary
of, tho city will inturAlly, t
lodkoftofortho ttttalnment.pf vth.b,,6nn
sought after. . ,,'.., , V,
, 'Whntover'nlaj'fHf pjir ,J)orouftl yewi
conoerulng (ho oUorvanoo of the first day
or tttoweak as a dayf rejtijasa.ay to ba
bras a day for tho abstaining from. secular
pursuit merely, few will deny the pro-
rloty of observing ft a? anordcrlyand"
nil. fln. imnn wtllpn. n A Alrnpv
may kq his owai way Jret that way
iot lead hlin acro.MtHe-'woH 6hosen
ways of others. . 1 1
SIDKWALKS AND BTRKETH.
During tho year, your attention, gcntle
man,'(Wlll frequently bo called tcAUiv'abn
dition'of the streets and ,.lttewaM:ltfo-,
cially-tho latter. Most of .Use salka
havo been built several vearar and have,
for two or thrco yonrs past, been. . main-,
talncd and kept up by repairs. yfl(en.W.
not prouaoie that tnero will,. BO a aemanu
for tha making of many, If Wi'MWjJ""
ny, If sy,'BW,iiao-douMptUttfe-,,
ve, In.manjjt fr
nniHf jet mere is no a
sire repalts will have,
to bo made.
Tho ground timbers, and tho tlmbcre
supporting tho planking as well as the
planks or boards thenselvei, are in.many
pla'ccii "greatly decayed" and aro giving
way. Tho IntcrosU Of tho city demand
that lha it.lnn.lta ahmlM tin IfRtlt and
i wen as too interests oi mo wuu
use them. The funds required to mako
theso rcnairs will purchase- tho exemption
of tho city from liability upon taoicaslost
of terras. Our city is not wltliouHfi 'les
son or experience in this ragara. , .
And here the remark May bVmaie itssif
these ropairs cannot, it is bclloved, bo
ImasWrexcopt bat of snc fttad ratwcjvy
general taxation, si is not oeuevca to ou
at aHcdmeUntlef.;praetlcaWo ta.rnaki
such repairs by means of special assots-
menu, xne courts jobbi to, aavo.iujciuKii
Tho city having accepted its .charter
with tho ample powers it contains1 In' r!s.
to Im sldtwartti and strseurticrally,
has thereby Imposed upon
tiding duties and obligations. -.
'JCtli.atAMei'ef strocl fllllsw. vbu
lir-Bofgf.lllalltof couriaJ :v2 lie (do
irinridl WttM caltf Vnd br' WrrffSni'-i
tho coiumiind of tha olty and tho powers
and restriction! onte(ned inlhecity cUir.
Aft) and ih tuV Uw ujjdWn.lltutioii 'of tlie
Tiin,riTr iNDitnTauxtsj, ,
loforo made. Hrli'whlcrl 4 may bo hero-
after'aa('d for atkof tlinc.'wUI show you,
it I supposed, tho amottntc'mrnctcr unJ
niiturirof tWo'clty inJlobtednesf.'
It ts generally .bclloved, though; I .havo
no exact knrfwIeJgd irlofi th6 polnt'atprs-
nt. Hint tins inuotiicunyss uircnuy cqunii
or exceeds tlio nninuntullpwcd by tho 12th
Mtfei at 4tk-iv oritlo'nei steratfon
fjtsivton'niay oiwiiirro aa nuro 'nutnor-
Ity or tlio city tomakdiDKortiiutcontinct,
as' to whether this or that Improvement
should bo undertaken or entered upon,
Ao. J With refor'e'iico to this section of; tha
vtls(itutorimy own opihfdn hat beea'that
Wlinlevor'oliicr application it may nave
t nt least does not apply to tho ordinary
ui llin r!tv L'ovoriiment : nor would It
HllftiytrtJa0pry!t therriaalng Mm.
proveiiicnt-ty speti jucaamcnts.
Vou will havo no moro important duty
to perform than that of devising ways and
means for tho paytpcnt.ofjthOjititertit on
the bonded indebtedness of the cltj1 after
iu current oxperues nro provided
for, tho paymcpt of over duo
bonds, and ' 'ttto"'- redemption, or
rtrhnlkstaa5 ftfldtnAW ftaroatstandltig
to this last matter as one deserving a care
ful consideration, t
1 1 prW i.iTJaATiON..,f1r.-,
It will be rdmemborrsl that thaclty failed
td colleita lsirge number'Af aeoial a'tcJ
mants for street tilling, mudu in 1807; that
owing to this failure Judgment was rccov
.tret for.st.Urco sum against tlio. city and
the sntiio flnnlly settled otrby tho iisunnce
to Fox, Howrdt Co., ofjtliu bonds of the
Wty.'Mff rtA)n; prtits' wlm hadjpal - thjir
'special aiscjiinnt, and who, "of course, are
required td pay Interest on'theie bonds in
tho way otliu'cj. instituted suitugaltutthu
city for tUo recovery bnck of tho ncs
merit paid .by them. Two', casts or this
kind were tried in our circuit court lust
April, nnd woro In September following
deetdod in fyvor of-the oltv. One of theso
cAte; WalterValls .vs.Tfio City of Cairo,
was taken by appeal to tho Supremo
Court last January.and tho cusosubinltted
upon tho briefs of tho nttorueys of tho
partloatotboauit. Altboujh that particu
lar suit involves, only about. (1,000, yet it
tiiaVlm' considered ns renrcsentini! nuita a
Marge class 6f other case In the same cod-
dltlon; ana snouia it, oe uecmeu aguinu
thn city in that court, not only will tho
settlement of that case', but tlio settlement
of many others also, nt onco bo culled
I have thought propor to call your atten
tion to this matter, at -you may bq called
upon, nt ah early "day", to tako some aotion
in tho premises. - Tho decision in.quctt Ion
willitite yrpbably.bo tsado knowa in tho
TUB ASNESKMKNT AND L'OI.I.KtTION OK
.l detirettf call your, attention, trfl iho
taittee .'of ttbe collectldoi of (tlte'balauco
of thot uncollected uxcifor the year of
1870. '-Matters 'which' I need 'not detail
here have, to soma extnit; Interfered with
tho speedy collection of tho taxes for tho
year past; andils quito probable that you
wilt 7o -required. to tako sojno t action
iti tho matter' facilitating the ueeompli.h
mont of tho desired object. '
Tuxes nro suld to bo, and uro generally
feltto' bcburthcns-burthcns lmpoii)d
upon persons undpripcrly for tlio ptililio
L-cod: and w!iiI,Milj Jndio Sharwood
of Pennsylvania, has roiuarkcd, "nosys-
ment, is all thut cull
1 reaoinib)v inked
Keoiioiiiy fu U.u ndm
', L ,1'M1lll, J .
uliiutr.itioti of thn
nflalrs of tho city, and the prompt and
faithful collection 'of'thd'taxci ileiniiiidcd j
by tho condition and wants of the city
BMWtfB1. L,iHl1s'T,L',1 fJI,fJolJ
tr nUllconso fees and money, vill not
fall to appreciate ,tho .uity's .qredit and
bring it at no dlttdnt tl uV to that position so
much to bo desired, nnuinever to ba lost
sight of, namely, n cash sysd-m or bails
in tho transaction of nil Its buslnci.
Why Jwo may not ullnlii unto it, us
nearly as one couotyjlm,'yen. oven up to
tho cash standard Itself, I . heiovo no
good dr substantial' reason Cflh bo' assigned.
In tho'unde'rtaklng of auy Improvement,
in tho making of ally contract, und In all
othor businoss of thu city, this ono thing
should bo kopt constantly In view. Keon
woitli iiotbl4g't6,,MVrvo?if)t i .ot
followed by, acQapiny In fact. ' i
-a X MA-ACTU;nit!o. ' ,
Mitch forest has been felt' .by .the cltl
wWjfrwfer, cltya; M AlKny
lag tltat.iaey are sui, important element
'In the growth' end prosperity of tho city.
It would aaam that the city hat more to
epet or gain by their establishment here
devised has been found Vly' chunk fv?nilBU,m,,VVn.',ii,1?W' Bl!
yet all concede that n fair, Ju.t und equiH il- fi'iftjft.P i " 1 w t
hessiiicnt of eaiili man's pmporty according ' . , s
,ll..,,Xli,...lol ...H.Itln.wLnl . O.N lOt.KK ANI) JAIL,
fitKif rim, W SYoimh YYU '
taxes impose! uccordlnK to stieh uu msesi- P-'' 1il ' ,,K iMMxWtiYif, '
than itcan oxnoct to train from almost
Lanythlng el so to bo, sought nflor. Isola-
teu ana cat ou ei vO aro irom nny.Lou
iderablo producing region of country,
and to a considerable extent dependont
upon the rivers nnd railroads for our sup
plier and our locution or situation cor-.
,talnly favoring tho establishment of man
staiactortsja. it would bo thought nntural
"Hjatomfiattontion would bo turned toward
inoir establishment, nnd to the gene
ral -encouragement of such Inte
rests, wnatovcr ino city can
properly and legally do, consistent with
that ecoflgmy spoken of above, in the way
'of tsjeoaraging nnd furthering this great
element jm industry, should be done.
'J Agriculture, manufactories and com
merce aro all that wo can look to for tho
building up and growth of our city. Tho
latter is tho result, or, consequonco of tho
two former t and of 'trie two former, agri
culture, andjdtanufactorlcs, wo can nil read
ily sco from which ono of thorn wo havo
the most to hem for. , t ? o a
Concerning the Art department, tho
city jail, city pumps and tho public health
tl noad not sneak nt lanrrth: not that ther
aro' by-" 'any' means unimportant, but be
cause, my remarks havo already bocomo
quItelengthy.Thcso matters will all receive
your attention, nnu especially the attention
of the committees charged with the duties
pertaining to theso branches of tho dty'i
bdsines or Interest.' " tf - '
BcKto droslriij my remarks, I desire to
direct your nltcntion lo, a SHatterr which
has already been touched ' .""on
clsjwhcro: 'and., that, .is., tbo,-cf-jfortA
fwlileh' (should bu! niade,1 not
only br'us hcrcVbul by all good cltlxoni to
banish from our midst tho thieves, confl-
oonco We'nV slmrpori na uci "cDafaclers
uonorally, who liuvo to'somo extent lafost
ud,our,city,.nnd,who comtj hero ard -.sosno
limes cstriy hero afjer ' (licit doming,, .no
doubt thinking that they can ply their no
furious calling In Cairo to a'bettenasl ran
lago than elsewhere. Did they proyex
cluilvcly iifion our own inhabitants, or
citizens, it would probably bo better for us,
In tho long run, as the saying ; but not al-UlWd-.willi
what they cau.oblaiivlfsMa.the
lynjaia hcre..Ctay seek ont tliojsrvelor
sHid Use staaaatcrr'who, uaaeaualaiast'Kere
fall the moro easily into their greedy
clutchcJ, and they escaping as best they
can, nnd going. homo or, to other parts of
tho countrjvull tlio otory of their experi
ence hore, And tho effect; of cotirso, is al
ways damaging to and destructive of the
best Intoretts of our city, to say nothing
of theshamu and disgrace that It brings
upon its very nanjo. i
While noono is so foolish as to expect
.thstll jjflenccs aud.crlmcs of ,ths charac
tir tcarv bo " n'royentod ti hurt "or t by
'vfXi'ru,,Ili.!.nny "UT$. ,yti,,P. ,0
long ' uT such persons retunin hore
uninuiosled, and their operations tnus
countenanced, wo may ex poet to reap the
evil fruits of their doing in some shapo or
other. The Peoplo of the city will look to
us to apply, tlie'resnedyi' aad j to nlako sue
'bf'all tho legltfrriate Ttieanr,-tvIthln"our
reach lor thu attainment oi tlio desired end
Uio ridding the city of those noxious
i.v roxcLVMON; '
gentlemen, I would ay that Idldnotaook
thootllcoof Mayor of tho' city, ndr slid I
deslro it; not, that It Is not a worthy and
honorable position, but becam to .accept
it'wajcta somo pxtont nt loasU f olag out
f iaWIaf;ihe irofcssionrWch f had
cuosen, ana wnicii, smeo i onwrca upon
t lid namo,' I have endeavored strictly to
follow. Tho duties of tho ottlco aro not
few, nor unimportant and whilo
I mav not havo had that experience
that the ,ositioii require,- nor bnva liv
ed u long Irt' thn dly as many' other
persons born, hero or ehewbere, por
have contributed much to tho city's ma
terial pru.pcrity und growth, yet. having;
been chosen to the nllico by the citizens oi
Cairo, I can only say that I wlllehdcavor
to discharge tho duties of, U position
uccording to my own bctt judgiuuiit.
knowlnlgo nnd belief.
I beg tho privllpgo of furthcr.itattng
that in tho preparation of those romarks 1
havo not had tho tiuto and opportunity
whioh I would wish under too circum
stances, and It Is quite probablo that sotiio
things at least of importance havo e leaped
my ntttntlon, to say nothing of the man
ner In which thoio matters spoken of here
in havo been treated.
I close with thn expression of the hojio
that thai authority" with which wo havo
'been..clothel most of us quite recently
will be by us cxercWed In Harmony una
general good wil, and thut the same nt
the expiration of ourtkrms of service will
bo laid unsullied at tho feet of tho people
from whom, In trust, wo Uave received it.
UAYoa t.ANBDKN'a AlltiHKHs.
Tho address was loundly npplaudod by
hp cl.tizops present.- y
Aldormuu Winter 1 movo thai the ad
dress bo. spread at Jurgi upon, tho journals
0f tho city nnd published in thu report of
Tho motion 'was put by Alderman Hear
den,'' Clerk-, yro- triii, nnd cnrrlwl by a
ITho Mayor theu uunouncod tho follow
ing .Staiiiling Uoininlttoes:
'('. "),N"ntKRT, ' '
TaylorJ Vuldrl i'lti'Vood, Met
call". " " . I
. o MAUKKTh,
, Sehiili. Winter, Ivlob,
fnH ' ' ON''FBtNTn:o,' I
Woodward, Swuy'no, Ihider,
Tho Mayor, leanlon, Winter, Stratum,
Carroll. 4 s ' .
Tho Mayor then nominated for City
Wulder an,d Swayno wpro appointed tell-
.liQ,bnllot ruiuUed us follows tlos,
' m .art 4 -'. mt -j
b woiiilnailon.uiiiiiB mttne,.iieni'i
pUclJn gojNlnjBtlpn fpfcOoi'jrtroller, Mr.
K. A. IJurnotl. Tho ballot resulted n fol
lows : Yes. H: No. 1. .
.Mr, llliriietjf.nefioryi -v r
trolleraUOh Yflfllt W
if-ThoiMayor llion' aomlnated 'Mr.-Pi M.
Ward rorHtrMJ Sup'erfliAf, and tho hal-
lot resulted as follows s Vcj, 10 j No,
Mr. Ward was declared Supervisor.
Tho Mayor thon nominated Mr. Wm.
Mcllalo for City Jailer, and tho ballot re
sulted at follow.: Yes, 14; No, 1.
If Tfie Mayor annouricoJ that ho had no
f othernomlnntlons to make.
Councilman Taylor-1 mova that tho
regular order of business bo dispensed with,
and that wrf proceed to tho approval of tho
bonds of the officers olect. Carried.
A motion by Aldorman Waldcr to ad
journ was wlthdrawn,nd tho clork, ;ro
I . . K ' " mmk . . ,
rcmu me Doaa ot Jaticnaei j. uowiey,
city clerVj.wlth Jamas Garland and Dr.
W. Wood' as security.
Alderman Winter I movo that the
bond bo approved; and left tn tho hands
Thfbond of Jot. B. Taylor, city treas
urer wlthlS. ataatt, Taylor, It. II. Cun
ningham, Thomas W. Halllday, A. 1).
Sanord, O.D. Williamson, W. P. llaUlday
and Scott White, wasjread and, on motion,
of Alderman, Winter, approved.
Tho bond of Androw Cain, with Albert
Susanki and Louis Nasino was read, and,
on motion of Alderman Fitzgorald,, ap
proved". On motion of Aldorman Cunningham
tlio Council then adjourned.
M.von LANsnrx'M Anrmr". Tho tono
of (ho new Mnyor's nddrc.s Is excellent,
and will bo applauded by his couttitiicntt.
If he shall succeed In pursuing with stead-
faitncfs. tho policy ho has marked out If
tV . t ..... i . . .
no suau oe iucccsiui in giving lurm to
thn gcnoralitles in which ha tins indulged
his administration will bo successful nnd
rotlqct credit upon both Jits bend mid
heart. Tho trouble is thut whllo it is easy
to entertain good intentions, thcro is
groat difficulty in doing what should be
done. Qn tha rock of "I would' 'but I
canV'many gbod and who governments,
great nnd little, havo been wrecked, and
this Is tha rock of danger which lies be
fore Mayor Lansden and his council.
Thcvihato many difficulties to encounter
many knotty problems to solve.
Vfo do not propose to rcvlowthn address
of the mayor at this time. Its sentiments
aro in every respect, unobjectionable, nnd
generalities can not1 be objected to tn a doc
ument which would bo tiresome If lengthy,
and which was Intended rather to hint at
'desIrAble'reiulU than lo point out tho wny
by which thoy may be. speedily reached.
In regard to tho grasshopper dead-beat-ism
the mayor is of courso sound, and sug
gests an amendment of tho ordinnnc'ei to
I iOn thi' sidewalk question ho ocrnplvs
the correct position, and dismisses tho
street flillng-a'taatln" l ,tVvj lliai
co veto-nil the ground. .
I . .M ... ... ..... .
h ibi uimcutuea iiKety to gcow vuioi ior
r .i.-. i .Ctn.
nier atrcub lining upurnbim. iiiu .iuiu-
cantlv glanced at, the financial problem
referred to, the question of tho assessment
and collection of taxes dhcussod, cll'orts to
Induce manufacturing establishments to
locato !! Cairo commended, nnd n volloy
of gruiio und cannlstcr pouretl Into tho
thieves, confidence men und gamblers.
The uddrcss was recolved with favor by
the Council, audits soutliucnts commended
bv nearly all tho member.
.Mr. Under, ono of the newly elected
.oiTncIImcn. is absent on an oxtenslvo
Wmmerclal tour through tho south. Ho
will bo away some two or thrco weeks.
Thcro Is a mud holo In tho rear of Par
ker's stable which needs attention before
tho warm weather mnkes It n fruitful
source. of lcknes.
A largo number of ultl.eiM were present
lust night nt thu opening meeting of the
now City Council, apparently much Inter
ested In tho proceedings. Tho Mayor s
address was received, with great lavor.
A number of local Hems propared for
this tisuo of The IIullkuin havo keen
crowded out by tho report of tho proceed
dtngsof tho council meeting held last
It was remarked last night, that the now
council presented a flno appearance. Tho
material that coinpoc it Is tho very best
that could be procured In tho city, and It
Is confidently oxpected thn members will
glvo uttentlon to their duties and legislate
wloly in thu interests of tho municipality.
Mr. Charles Thrupp Is making somu
iian'ome Improvements on his re.ideiicf,
oti the corner ol Seventh street and
Washington-Acnue, ll U raising it,
putting on u now roof und adding to its
uppejtranco. ip other ways, externally und
A little child' of Louis Hurbert wandered
nw'uv from its home yostordry morning, to.
tho great uneasiness of its parents. Muny
lurnhydlngs ,wro felt as to 1(1 whereabouts
ami tho ktnd offices of friend and tic
quiiintatioes .were cnlhtod In thn careh
Wury ' llrlttou woko the echoes on
Thursday night by drunkenly and dis
orderly conduct, nnd while If. the custody
or oiHeers Cain nnd Ilatiibrich shrieked,
cttraing and uilng indecent language,
through the street until she was landed In
the calaboose. Yesterday thogentlo Mary
was arraigned before 'SquireSlmniu'ssyand
fined $2 and cot.
it v&vmi tmk pkoplu
Th-l-Petor -Joir, No. 7? Ohio lovee, is
closing "but bis largo '! well-sclectcd
stock of clothing, t-potf. l,,,t '"Pi
trunks and valiss, and
, .. y4 iig:ow iiois.t,,.
It is his pur ixi j to embark iiuiru exten
sively in tho merchant t.tllorlng and fur
nishing good business lincu tho desire
to close, out ho.tfock ahoy enumerated,
Oadirs to MAHouWorthlnirtqn or
ders cvorybody and their children to
march to his now Photographic Art Gal
lery, and loavo tholr measure for one or
moro uoxen ot his now imitation porcelain
card photographs, mado only at bis gal
lery. Tho lino of march should commence
about 0 o'clock a. in., and continue up till
Tadxr Brothers, 83 Ohio Levoo, will
noroaftcr keep constantly on hand, direct
from tho Eastern manufacturers tho very
best wintor strained purifledspcnnoll, for
cowing, machine, end nil fine and light
machinery. This oil has never yet been
superceded by any of tho manufactured
oils, as It never gums or Is affected by the
lam thoroughly satisfied that Simmons'
Liver Kogulator Is all It claims to be for
Indigestion and Bilious Complaint. I
havo alo heard many or my frienai ipeaic
of it, and all agrco that It possesses tho
virtues claimed for It.
A. II. 1IIGIITOWEB,
Conductor M. & W. It. R.
Fon Sai.k. I will sell tnyhousoandlo't,
situated on Washington avenue, west side,
botween i tit and fith streets, Cairo, 111
Tho house I) a two story frame, finished
throughout, nnd contains eight rooms', con
veniently arranged. Cistern, outhouio, etc.
Terms easy. JOHN S1IKEII AN.
Itisslrungo what a length oftimoit
takes to wear out Hoots and Shoes when
mado of good material, and Wm. Ehlers
uses nothing but tho best of everything
stock, workmen nnd nil at his shop on
Twentieth street opposite the court house.
Ciulpiikx'is pictures should bo taken in
thu forenoon. I'.i rents should ramomber
this, as it is mora to their interest than
Worthlngton's, over llockwcll & Co.'s
llool; Store. mchJtf
Foil pistols nnd cartridge and bowle
knlve, go direct to P. NcfTr, No. 70 Ohio
ILLINOIS CKNTKAL RAILROAD.
.sr Tlusa Table.
On and after 12:30. p. m Sunday, Dec.
tth, tho following tlmo tablo will govern
the arrival and dopurtttro or passenger
train nt Cairo j
Mall train leavcs'at 3:40 a.m.
ExprcM " " nt 3.30 p.m.
St. Louis and Cairo Express
leaves nt... 1:20 a.m.
Accommodation leave nt... 12:30 p.m.
Mall arrives 05 a.m.
Express arrives..... '.12:21 p.m.
St. IJtiU nnd Cairo Express
arrive 4:45 p.m.
The Iut named train leaves St. Louis
nt I0;3D n.in. Traders can leavo Cairo at
1:20 n.in., rencii St. Louis at 7:U5 a.m., re
main In tho city thrco hour, and return
to Calm at 1: 15 p.m., tho samo day.
Tho 1-.-30 accommodation and Cairo
B ml St. lAiiit oxpress loavo daily j all oth
or leavo dally except Sundays.
Way passengers should bear in mind
that tho 3:30 p.m. train makes only four
stopping between Cairo nnd Centralis,
via: .lonesboro, Carbondale, Du Quoin
nnd A'hley. Tho l'J:30 p.m. train stops
at till tho stations along tho routo.
tcc3tf Agent, Cairo.
On MIWDAY EVC, MACII 170,
The GERMAN DRA-MATIO ASSO
CIATION will present the great play of
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4, no article In the houtehold has a irsattr
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hiprXJa "f th. family rlrclo than tb. Cook
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