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THE OAIBO IBTTLIjIETXISr, APBIL 1
I . 15, IVchlnn nml K. W.Kdrnundi, under tha firm
naom or the Cairo Box and Bttket Co., Is this
'!jr ilttfolreii by inliluM consent, K W. Kd
mundn havlnjihoM lim Interrst therein to J. W.
. K. II VrrhUnnwl J. W. I.enllo will continue tho
MHineii unclr tlio tutne firm nino m heretofore
iisjr ni unit na collft all lli oiit.Undlntfs o
1110 110 nrni,
J. W. LKM.IE,
Clrr, March 20, t7l.
in II m
J M. PHILMPN 4c CO.,
Sacceiiors to K.IJ. Hendricks Co. 1
I.IBKMAL, AIIVANrnt'MADR OM COM
Ar prepared to reeelte, itore end
freight! to ill point, Di lujr unit eell
WButlnets attended to with tiroinftneti,
It. W.MiiLi. irnT, 1'iuii
FLOUR, 'OR5TtOATN( HTAV,
2So. 58 Ohio Ijevee
and dttlera In
Lime. Cement, Plaster Paris
C'r. Mlh Nlrect and Okie Levee
JA'O. II. PIIILI.IN,
RuvoOf to Parkr 1 Phlllit .1 .
Anil Ii.!r In
Flour, Jls.-ul, Ha)', Corn, OiiIh,
Cor.lOth StAOhio Levee
J. II. Mthti., K. C CM
jyjATHUNN A: UliX,
58 Ohio Luvc,liU National Hank
jieeia attention cltea to the purchaso and tile
FLOUR & GRAIN
Brccutotsor Arm Co..
General Commission Merchant
Xo. ia:, oiiiu Iiovrv,
novlltf CAIRO, ILL.
F L O U R
Ali i Agouti ol
OHIO KIVEU AD KANAWHA
jao. 7o onzo Xj3nvn
1,1 HM. AIB
tickets for sale
OlMBCow QtMHWwa ( ' Cairo
lUITinl.Mttrrl 4 Caatloe, Ay I
T (4 ',.''
SI ri A. B. Safford is In Chicago.
Tho weather Is nut in n, coaditiun to, bo
"Bed, tho Hcalpcr" it another alias for
tho bird in McHalo's Jail.
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Two days mora and sipo water will
vanlth at Icait for tho present.
Mr. J. D. Jtciford becomes landlord of
the St. Charles hotel to-day.
Tho Toachcn' Inttltuto of Alexander
county concluded Its teuton latt night.
Alderman Buder returned to tho city
yctterduy, after a protracted abtenco
Mr. J. II. Mayhatn and J. V. Logan,
of Murphysboro, favored ut with a call
Mr. Thomat Naughton'a ton was itlzcd
with i Ut yctterduy afternoon and Ls re
ported In u critical condition.
Charles James "Wood, tho victim of hit
looks, ttill livet although no hones tiro
entertained of his recovery.
Who It it that docs not llko smoking
hot bltcuiti for brcitkfutt? Tho Famo
Cook ttovo will bako them in live minutes'
time by tho watch.
Mr. Kd. Sitson it In tho city, en route to
Now Orleans, in chargo of a tow of lumber.
lie seems pleated with hit prcaent bqti
nets, and says ho hat bid a ''long farewell''
to steamboat running, nnd hopes soon to
bo "on hit pint ' again.
noticu is published elsewhere in these
column! oftho diiath of Thomtt, noli of
Mr. nnd Mrt. Timothy O'Callnhan. Ho
WHt a bright, promising lad, and tho lost
to deeply felt by hit parents It iharcd by
all who knew him.
Judgu Jlrott hat got through with tho
delinquent administrators, Hnd now pro
poses to "straighten out'' tho guardlunt.
Tho report ol onu administrator covered
forty-seven pagci of legal cap tho pajK-r
and labor being worth ubottt at much at
John II. Oberly A Co, yesterday effect
cd the purchase of tho Cairo City Bindery
from Messrs. AV. U. Itockwell A- Co. It it
now connected with thlt establishment
and will Uj trantfurrcd to thq IIl'LLeti.v
building today. Wo aro, therefore, bet
ter enabled than over to compcto with
Chicago and h't. Loult for tho manufiic-
turo of blank books and ruling and bind
ing of overy dtjtcrlption. We guarantee
to duplicate- uny furolgn bills, in either
Johnny Kgnn, tho noted cracksman,
whoso exit from Cairo a few flays since
Wkt noticed In theso columns, hut been
lodged lii Jail nt Memphis by rouion of
hit bondsmen "going back' on him, in
the Humboldt Kxpreu robbery case. He
sought Cairo nt u hiding place, but tho
Memphis ofilcers learned of his where
about from tho tqulbli in the Ul'llxti.v,
and Miccccdod day beforo yesterday in
gobbling him. "When arreted ho wat
found In company with n Cairo "lady," at
the culled herself a friend of hit.
Aliia. William Alba, Commercial
avenue, near the corrlcr of Eighth ttroet,
has tho mott completely furnished barler
shop nnd hair drctiing saloon In tho city,
and rotpectfully invites public patronage.
He can promise hit customers the molt
courteous treatment, and workmanship
that cannot bo excelled It: Cairo. His
razors are ulwaya in order, his towels
always clean, and hi workmen always
cady. Civo him a trial. tf
Taueii IIrotiikiu, 83 Ohio Levee, will
iicreafter keep constantly on hand, direct
from tho Eastern manufacturers the very
best winter strained purified sperm oil, for
tewing machines, and all flue and light
machinery. This oil has novcr yet been
uporceded by any of thq manufactured
oils, at it never gums or is ulluctod by tho
Goon Ahvick. "Secure tho shadow
re tho subslanco fall," Is good advice, nnd
thoo whodesiro to heed it should loso no
time in going to Worthlngton's gallory
ml having their pictures taken. orth-
ngton it ,iin artist who throws tip tho
pongo to no other artist, nnd Ills work
gives general satisfaction. Ho copies nnd
nlargus old dnguertetype, amhrotypc
uixl photographs, making them look us
bright m when llr' taken. Cnildron't
plcturci ho make a pecialty, and does
uch work In tho forenoon. Tho rooms are
over llockwoll & Co.'s book store, on Com
mercial avcniio. tf
Goon Nttwh. Tho Cairo & Viiicciinct
ltallroitd will bo built in certain contin
gencies, but tho fact is that Klllott & Hay-
thorn are now receiving their spring stock
of mens', wonicnt', mioses', boys' andchll
drens' thocs in every stylo and of ull va
rieties. Tuepo goods will bo sold nt tho
lowest cash jiricts.
Wo ask all of our old and now patrons
to call and oxamino our stock and ascer
tain our prlcot, but wo wish it to bo dis
tlnstly understood that we want cash cu$
towers. No other kind need nnplv. Tho
crodlt systom has played out with t, and
to avoia niuiaiccs that create 111 will and
troullo wo havo concluded to allow mi
goods to bo taken out oftho storo on trial !
unlets tboy aro first paid fur.
ELLIOTT & II A.YTHORN.
ALKXANDEIt COUNTY TEACUEIIS'
. ... .r u
. Tho Inilitlit'ft tnt aVt o'clock .i
"White in tho chair. Tho nltendanoo was
much larger than upon tho first day. Tho
oxcrciscs wcro opened by prayer by W. J.
Grant. :, 'r 7
"Wooomo Inchllilliood'ii loyfulncsii,
Wo come an children free.1'
MltsAHcoSlmmonds, read her report as
critic. It severely criticised toachcrs for
mispronounciatlon of words. The report
was elegantly written and woll recolvod.
Miss Eliza Shields conducted an oxor
ciso in arithmetic. Her class manifested
remarkable promptness and corrcctntti In
all their answer, toqucstions proponnded
by tho Instructor. Mils Shleldt is an ex
cellent teacher In arithmetic.
Tho chair suggested the following ques
tions for ditcuiiion:
"Docs tho reporting system now in iuo
in our achools, promoto in interesting tho
pupil in bit educational work." Mr.
Xngllth and others participated Jn' tho
discussion and tho quastloniy. unanimous
voto wat answered in tho affirmative
"Howtbouldpclling betaugbt" was dit-
cuncd after a recess of ton minutes. Miss
Frank Ileobe conducted n clist excrciso in
geography. .Sho gavo as a lesson to the
thus, thomnp of Europe. The clatt ivaj
rfjulrod to namo, aod locate all (ho Capet
upon tho coast of Europe, tho dllfuront
bodies of water, Islands, rivers and uy vi
sion of country surface, people, cities,
govcrnm6nls and institutions. The cjatt
manifested n very thorough knowledg of
Europe, bolny able to giru natnet of even
minor towns, rivers, and charattur it ;tbe
gcvcrnnitnti, and religion of tho paople.
When we pronounci tliiscxcrciio flsjn
terestlng nnd highly protltabloono but ex
press the sentiment of tuoso present.
This interesting excrciso was followed by
n discussion In which Milt llcebo'r theory
wat upproved. i
An 'May wat next read by MImH. J.
Upon motion Mitt Shields wat asked
for a copy oftho essay for publication
to which tho kindly contented, nnd wo
takopleaturo In laying tho valuable pro
duction beforo our readers.
It mv bo expected that bclnc a teachtr
and talking to teachers (particularly)) L
win taiKanoui cuucanon, uuion mecan
trary I shall talk about our natures jus
given ut, and that which prevents ut from
arriving at perfection in tho use of tbo
It it dltflcult indeed to draw tho boundii
rv linos between tho domain of our knowl
edge and that of our ignorance. It would
bo uiatpnemous prtne to attumo equal
knowledeo with tho Inflnlto Helntr. and it
would Ui degrading ourselves to descend
to a lvcl with the brutes.
We are noitber annelt nor beasts but
occunv aslt were a middlo position. AVo
eo that man In hi pride and arrosanco
hat searcned Into hidden things, broggot
to light tbo wonders of creation, phiekod
knowledge from lt JtUtry flrtnament.
brought It up rrotu the billowy deep, and
from the flery recesses of tho bowels of the
oarth. Unlikothe bruti of 'the Hold, lie
begins his education not wbaro his fathers
ucgan; out wnero mey ittionr it wouiu
soemfrom this, that In a long lapse of time
ho would arrivo at a period of oxistanco
In which knowledge had no limits, and
Ignoranco would be banished entirely
from tho faco of tho earth. '
Out what are tho facts in tho case f Aro
thoro no limits to man's advancement, or
is it merely a question of time?
Docs ho not understand that tho Infin
ite Is inoxhaustible, and tbo greater
his capacity for knowledge the
tho more there is to know? It Is trucj,wo
find him advancing In knowledgo pertain
ing both to mind and matter; or, ratbor,
wu find, Ood, tbo Absolute, and unlimited,
constantly more fully revealing His attrib
utes to lilt creatures.
The limitations of man aro fully apuar.
out in both hit spiritual and physical von.
' . Ho has conception of trace only, by ob
taining a knowledgo of tho attributes' of
txKly; and ormina only as iws ciomw upon
with flesh depending upon thu tenses as its
medium. "Weak alike It his puny arm to
tattle, with the raging fury of 'the ele
ments around lilm, and hit llnlto tnfnd to
comprehend the tyitema of systems of
worlds above htm. Limited within ho
muit turn to something without. Nattiro
is spread beforo him, to her ho turns In or
dor to solvo the problem of his own exit
toncj. Design is manifested, and that J n
an infinite degrao, tberoforo therti .tauit
havobeon a designer, ono by. whosa the
plan was first conceived and subsequently
put into execution.
Thus much being gained, what aro tbo
attributes of that designer. These, may,
In n m emu re bo deduced from the works
thomseive, but can the plan of man's re
domptlon bo urrivod nt In tho tamo man
dor by his limited, blunted faculties?
Can hu know how creation in her first
beuuty and luvullness devoid and of evil, its
attendant trains of blasting Influences, may
be restored, or cati bu point out any wuy by
which death witli Its" mocking mystery i
may be deprived of its sting? To know
this hu must bo conversant with tho depth,
hoightu and breadth of his Creator's un
limited attributes. Thero glows in man
but n spark of divinity, and this neods tlio
touch of tho Unlimited Ono to leap into u
It it true ho is ondowed witli wonderful
faculties, but can ho give to these tho
wings of tho morning ami plerco into tho
most tocrot thlngt?
Lot him sand out reason and oOVet is re
solved into cauco, and cause into etfect
again until tho final cause is anchored with
In that veil of mystery concerning which
tho fiat of tho Eternal has gone forth that
thus far and no farthor shalt thou go.
His proud mind vainly strives to break
and soar ubovo the chains which fetter it
to earth, and fain would ItCstcal from the
heavenly altar tho flro of tho Creator and
bo independent of Him.
Hut when reason has reached its Urn It;
tho faculty of imagination begins to weave
its bright wob, aud though it may not sat
itfy tho qucstlomngi ot tho mind, yet It
teiidt to lootho it. Thus, wo leo that all
tho noblo faculties, whioh dist(ngujth man
aro each subsorvlont to some certain purt
poso. Though proceeding from i auully'ln
liliu, they How on as parale streams wpa
rato and distinct that never mergtffnto
each other, Each one roujembo't tnitpby.
tically you aro still bound, limited to oarth
and your absoluto knowledgo or these tamo
.fianeu la Ignorastce.-w ' n r
' Man In lilii civil rnlAttnn it creatnd with.
thtsij only cunlili oxistonco bo preserved.
'inis oocomos rrtanlrcst by taking into con
sideration tho olcmants of hlr nature. Ho
is possessed of passions and solf-lovo, and
thesu' exorcised without restraint aro ovl
dontly d'tneaniof 'selfrdcstructlon',Dot only
oi toii-dctlruclion, but or tho destruction
of society. Tbo spiritual part oi man
tries in vain to oxpross its self, being lim
itedbvthu nhvtlcnl. in tho forma of lan
guago and custom. Tbo lip! are opened
but behold no sounds issuo therefrom,
having its proper functions to perrorm,
limited wo mleht sav to certain courses,
though only by his physical part which in
its turn is not unlimited,,
In this connection wo see tho eye of tho
mind annlhilatlm? "snace. fcastini; upon
foreign ilirhts and pleasures, while tho
physical eve at best takes in but a small
Look wo out into tho distant futuro and
what do we discover, what can our finite
oyo behold ? Nothing but a blank. The
toul is sent back into its dark prison houto
to wait with stekonlng fear and dread tho
opening of th doors which shall tnaka tho
unknown future tho known present. No
ona can lift tho veil and say that this or
that can not bm obancad or overthrown.
Parsons advance new theories, advocato
Lhasa' while living and din leaving tho
structure which tney havo creeled to on-
langi aaa Dowuaer tt minds or their
followers in its devions labyrinths. Others
arise and demolish the edillco of their pre
decessor, and they in their turn share the
same fate. '
Facta only tho language of facts' can wo
learn. Overstep this and wo attempt to
enter the confines of tho unknown. As
tbe horir.on bounds and limits tho ply il
eal sigbt, so is tho mind limited and
hounded by facts. Voinly does roan
strive to comprehend abstract truths,
weak arip giddy from tho attempt hu
links back exhausted. Emerson aiks
what is tho hardest task in tho world,
and answers it thus: "To think
I wmild put myself in tho attitude to
look in the eye an abstract truth, and I
cunnot." Ho also addi, "I blench and with
draw on this sldu and on that. I seem, to
kiow what he meant who said that no
man pan soa.Ood faco to faco and livo."
Grand teemed the minds of Newton,
Franklin and Lal'laco who discovered tiich
wondrous faots. Their mlndi, wandered
out Into unlimited spneo nnd wrung from
It its secrets.
Did they contlnuo their invcsticatlont.
or had they reached their limit. Gould
they toll w hot her thue planets wcro in
habited or not? Fceblu bodies send out
your imaginations if you will people those
Immenso planets by aid of tho sumo faculty,
but thero so'bret something terrible nnd rail
in this limitation, something almost unreal
that the deepest and tondorvtt emotion have
novcr been rind an never, bo embodied In
words. They must have their birth, growth
and death in tho besoms in which they are
n They have not word eorrcipondlBg to
tbetn, but aait, as De Quifiey beautifullv
'expresses' It, bo appreciable by God only,
liko tho .silent melodies 1st a great muti
cian's heart Bayer ttijroJL forth from harp
or organ. "
No ono can know or penetrate tlio
tbougJ.ts.aQiuoUveswkieh lot pel another
to certain actions.' Netber can these
motives lit all their delicacy and subtletv
iMcouuiiuiileaUA tlumgh. tlio, will to to do
CV rind T nirlnro tli.t i.
genius in ono thing never or rarely
excel In but tho one. All tho
onergleJarp, brought to lcer upon this
thing. It teems to bo tho all absorbing
Sower or principle. Juct tho person turn
it uttcntiuti from thlt natural channel of
thought and in tbo utterupt ho proves hit
own powcrlcitncts. So we find in every
ono somo leading train of thought, and only
by obliging this limitation of nuluro can
any nnuhopoto fulfil tho highest end of
nit iwmg aim socuru mo Ugliest happiness
to hlmsolf nnd othors.
Tho mlndiccms to havo Impressed upon
Itself its own calling and vucatlon, and
stern seems tho degree that it shall havo
equal success In no other. You may smooth
and adorn tho banks of tho ru.lntig tide,
but there are its branches still. You may
co-opcrato with nature but daro not at
tempt to frustrate.
Important aliko in mind and body you
can only watch tbo changes which taka
in so small a matter as a icar that gent
lest sepbyr waft! from it rettlhg place,
the' Ingenuity of man can deviso no means
whereby to prevent its destruction. As
bo is limited in power with regard to tho
inanimate creation, so is hu in' regard to
tbo animate. Even our concoptlou of
things, our grasping up into unity tho va
rious qualities by which on object is
characterized Is not porfect. We find
this manifestly the case in tho contempla
tion of tbo infinite. As it is neither com
posed of nor can bo divided into parts,
neither will it admit of being grasped up
Into unity boing that already. Did wo
havo a perfect conception of tho tlnito wo
would certainly havo a knowledgo of tho
infinite Hut limited to, and in the finito
what daro wo aftirin of tho Inflnlto of
which wo can only obtain a glimmering
light through tbe representation pf. type
aod' through thosooiilyaa their authority
Jiiny bendjudgodofby finite mlridi. Thu
mind cannot transcend the sphero ol its
Dut aro not these limitations, to whiuli
wo uro subject tho wlte disposition of God,
who knows whither wo aro tending and
tho means bott adapted to tnko u thtthor.
Sumo uno has well tald that tho licit
within us it not darkncus. only it cannot
Illumine all that which is beyond tho
sphero nf Its rays. "When wo shall havo
iiasted beyond tbe boundary of death this
beacon light will shine witli augmented
intensity. For no barriers tuoh as are
now experienced will bo interposed to rd-
turd our progress, but wo shall continually
drink from the living fountain of knowl
edgo which It lnexhaustiblo.
"Tlaru'ciur.lry hrard lattury,
As you hare ofi,nflme be a t"M."
was well sung by tho nudionco lad by SbIm
31 Us Eva Krat linger read a paper on
tho subject of' School government. Sho
claimed that tlio powers to govern was a
natural flfyatid Jut (tw ubly tcj uxorciaq
UiOpw4rsu,ojfulty. Xbo toucher should
study tho naturo of pupils. Beforo u
teacher can govern they must fully under
stand tho disposition of the pupil. Sho
was opposed to corporal punuhueut ex
cept In oxtrem'e cases.
A very annlmalod discussion followed
this paper, participated in by, a Jargo.niim
ber of teachers. Tho Inttltuto adjourned
ThtnsUtuto wet at, ap'clockyi Tho at
tondnnco wasmuchlargor than atanytimo
slnca tbo orcunieation.. Tho chair read tho
following resolution .for discussion :
yJtesolvcd,.That corporeal punishment in
'thVpubllo schools ought to bo abolished by
Tlio resolution was lost by tho following
voto ! Yeas, I ; nays, 10.
Tho discussion continued for ono hour.
A largo number of teachers took part, and
much fooling nnd earnestness characterized
After a recess of flvo minutes, Mr. Eng
lish presented vory ably tho tubject of
Tho critic Miss JIary Kolsy presented
her roport, which was witty, ably writton
and interesting. Tho shortcomings of those
who had taken part in tho session during
tho morning session wero set forth .with
many vnluablo criticisms.
Tho critic's report was followed by a
paper, ably and well written, by Hiss
Abblo Hatch, subjoct: "Objects and Moth
ers of Teachers' Institutes." Sho con
tended Uiat Institutes promoted tho cause
of education by better qualifying teachers
for their profession, and tbcrcfuro should
rcclvo tho fostering support of tho people
This paper was followed by a dis
cussion of tho objocts of tho Institutes and
Tho Inttltuto next procedod to a per
manent organisation and tho election of
officers for the association for ono year.
On motion of Mr. English nn Executive
Committee of thrco bo chosen, consisting
of Capt, John C. Whlto, J. llreoce May
berry and Miss. Albble Hatch. On motion
Capt. Whlto was elected President, It. S.
English VIco President nnd Mrs. S. E.
On motion of Mr. Mabery tho following
resolutions wero adopted.
Itotolvcd, That tho members of tho In-
i-titntfi tender a voto of thanks to tho
citizens of Cairo for fhelr liberality in pro
viding freo euterlalnmont for teachers
Unsolved, That our thanks aro duo and
tendered to John II. Oberly and S. P.
Wheeler Kj., to Kov 0. II. Footo and
Dr. 11. II. Uriglmm tor tbolr entertaining
andj vnluablo lectures.
Itctolvcd, That tho tocrotary bo re
quested to prepare a report of the Insti
tute for publication In the Hlinoii Ttacur.
Hcsoivod, That the thanks of tho Insti
tute be tondorod to Joel G. Morcan. Esq.,
for hit full nnd accurate reports of pro
ceedings tothouairo hl'LLKTI.v; and also
for tho very olllclent aid in tho work of
After a few remarks from Kov. Fred L.
Thompson the Inttltuto adjourned tint
ILLINOIS CENTKAL KAILHOAD.
Nw Tlasa Table.
On and after 12:30, p. m., Sunday, Dec
4th, the following tlmo table will govern
tho arrival and doparturo of passenger
trains at Cairo
Mail train leavcs'ut &40 a.m.
Express " " at 3:30 p.m.
St. Lods aud Cairo Express
. leaves nt 1:20 a.m.
Accommodation lenvc at...UiO p.m.
Mall arrives 11:05 a.m.
Express arrives '.12:24 p.m.
St, Louis and Cairo express
arrives 4:15 p.in
Tho latt named train leaves St. Louis
ut 10:30 a. in. Traders can lcavo Cairo nt
1:20 a.m., reach St. Louis at 7:25 a.m., re
main in tho city thrco hours, and return
to Cairo at 4:40 p.m., tho tamo day.
Tho V-.'JQ accommodation and Cairo
nnd .St. Loult oxprctt leavo daily; all oth
ors lenvo dally excopt Sundays.
Way passengers should bear in mind
that tho 3:30 p.m. train makes only four
stoppings between Cairo and Centralis
viz: Jonctboro, Carbondale, Du Quoin
and Ashley. Tho 12:30 p.m. train stops
at all tho stations along tho routo.
J AS, JOHNSON,
dcc3lf Agent, Cairo.
HOUSE AND LOT FOR SALE.
I will soil, on reasonable, torms, my
throe story hotel and grocery building, and
lot, located on tho Ohio Levoe, opposite
tho Central Elova'.sr. This isaverydo
slrablo property boing close to tho now
manufacturing establishment now being
erected In tho Fourth Ward, and it par
ticularly adoptod to the utct of any per
son desiring a stand for either tbo hotel
or grocery business. Apply, cither by
letter or personally, to
Tho home at present occupied by Pat
rick Fitzgerald, on Ohio Levee between
Fourth nnd Eighth streets. This bouse. If
not tho best business house it certainly
ono of tho best ttandt in Cairo. It fronts
tho principal steamboat landing and is
near tho Illinois Central railroad depot.
Apply next door at ltobert Smyth & Go's,
wholesale grocery storo.
Closing Out Sale,
Twenty. ilvo thousand dollars worth of
reudyttnada clothlni;, hats, caps, boots,
shoe, trunks and valusus ure offered for
sale by'P. Noir, 79, Ohio Lovce, ut AC
TUAL COST F1UOES, it boing hls;lnteii
tlqn tocjoso out Jn that, line, und embark
oxcluslvoly and more extensively tu the
furnishing goods nnd morchnnt tailoring
This closing out sale furnishes an oppor
tunity to secure clothing cheaper than over
boforo offered in this market.
KEEP IT BEFORE THE PEOPLE
That Peter Neff, No. 79 Ohio levee, Is
closing out his largo nnd well-selected'
stock oflothlnuvboota, shoes, hats, caps,
trunks and valises, at and
It Is his purposj to embark moro exten
sively In the iaorehaPt;t,lJring wIUn
nlshlng goods business hence tbe desire
to closo out tfbf stock above eauaeeated.
At a Joint meeting of tho Council last
ovonlng, Mr. L. II, Myers was confirmed
for the position of Chief of Pollco j Messrs
J. V. Sumner and Wi II. Brown, as
nlcht policoman nnd John Sheohan as
A great deal of other business, mostly
routine, wat eono throuch with which
will appoar in to-morrow's Bvumx.
"A party by the namo of" Robert
Michael, for Indulging In n very ordinary
drunk, was arrested by 8hcchan,and fined
by 'Squlro Bross two dollars and costs.
Not having tho monoy in his clothes and
being far away from home, ho was sent up
for six days.
Thos. Wilson (it is superfluous to tay
that It is not "Old Tom,") was hauled In
yesterday by Cain and Sbeohan, for hotel-
running without llconso. Tho nmount of
his flno hu cscapod our momcry, but it is
immaterial. Ho had no monoy, und will
for somo tlmo ornament tbo noble band
who dally go forth from McHalo's strong
hold to excrciso upon our streets.
Nancy Brown, alias Mrt. Mack, and
Annie Boycll, noted courtezans of tho low
est class, wero arrested yesterday by ofllccrs
Shechan and Cain, and taken beforo
'Squlro Bross. They took a chango of
venue to Shannesty and wcro acquitted.
GltANII DtM'I.AY OK MlLM.VKIlY AXIS
Fancy Good. Mrs. Ellis, corner of
Commercial Avenue and Seventh street,
has made unusual provision for tho Spring
trado, and announces a grand opening,
fur tho 2'Jth, 30th and 31tt of March,
on which occasion sho will display
tbo largett, completctt nnd mott attrac
tive variety of millinery nnd fancy good,
ever brought to Cairo. Tho stock em
braces all the vory latest styles of huts,
bonnets, ribbons, (lowers, trimmtngi, etc.,
and other articles especially adapted for
tho season and trado. Tho ladles of
Cairo and tho surrounding country aro
especially Invited to attend tbo opening,
inspect tho now stock and learn tlio
Dlil. Yesterday alternoon at 3 o'clock,
at tho rctldcnco of his parent, cornor of
Fifteenth street and Commercial avenue,
Thomas, son of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy
O'Callaban, aged 13 years. Sorvicos will
bo held at tbe Catholic church to-day at
1 o'clock. The body will bo conveyed to
Villa Ridgo for burial from tho foot of
Eighth street, at 0 o'clock. Friends of
the family aro Invito! to bo present.
AtteatloB, Sir Inlghtsl
Jk A regular conclave of Cairo Coin-
manderyNo. 13 of Knights Templar
will bo held at tbo Atylum, in tho city
of Cairo, on this (Saturday) evening, April
1, 1671, at 8 o'clock, sharp. Sojourning
Sir Knights aro courteously invited to at
tend. JAMES S. ItEAItDEN,
IUiioval. Mrs. J. Cumnungs withes
to Inform hor customers and tho public
generally that sho hat removed her mil
linery goods from her storo on Eighth
street to tho commodious room on Com
mercial Avenue, between Sovcnth and
Eighth streets known as Mrs. Oswold's
old stand. Mrt. Cummlngs has added
largely to her slock of goods, and now has
a cheap, seasonable and fasblonablo col
lection of hats, bonnets, ribbons, etc., to
wnicu sno asxs mo attention oroia aim
now patrons. m24dtf
A.v Important Truth. Tbo oxclto-
mcnt throughout tho country, occasioned
by tho lato revolutionary movement in
Paris, has at last spread to Cairo, and has
been made manifest in tho anxiety of
every man of good taste to havo his boots
and shoes mado by Ehlers, who is (As boot
and shoo maker of tho city. His shop Is
on 20th street, icarly oppotlto tbo court
For Sale. I will toll my homo and lot,
situated on Washington avenue, west side,
between 1th and oth streets, Cairo, Ills
The houso is a two story frame, finished
throughout, nnd contains eight rooms, con
veniently urrangud. Cistern, outhouse, etc.
Torms easy. JOHN SHEEUAN.
Tnn MI !. i-lcaUllUK aw UIO Jieill-
odisl church, this (Saturday) ovonlng,
at 7 1-2 o'clock. This will bo tho opening
sorvlco of the third quarterly meeting.
Thero will bo services agalu to-morrow
(Sabbath) at 10 o'clock. Tho Sacrament
of the Lord's Supper will bo administered
to-morrow evening nt 7 1-2 o clock. Hie
public nro invited to nttond.
Lots For Sale or la use.
Parties desiring to purchaso or lease
lots on reasonable terms can do so tioio
from tho ownor of tho Holbreok estate,
who can bo found for a short tlmo at
the office of S. S. Taylor, Cairo, Ills.
FitKsu Corn Mkal. M. 1. Cluuter
having purchased and thoroughly ropalred
the Fenton Corn Mill, wishes to Inform
dealers and fumiHos that thoy can always
bo supplied with thu very best article, by
applying at tho mill, corner of Commercial i
avenue and Twentieth street. GIvo him a
call, i f
Tint Lkcturku Last NiauT. The
Atlienstum last nfgbt contained an audl
enco reasonably large, bnt not as largo as .It
ihouM have. been. The lectures by the
Rev. Mr. Foote. and Dr. Brigham were
loth ble and "were listened to with
atteatios and pleasure by those pretjpt.
cy of Hostettor't Celebrated Stomach
Hitters as a specific for recruiting tho on
fcoblcdbody and checrlng.tho desponding
mind, has passed Into a proverb." In tho
Unit,ed States. whoro thtJnfnalous tonic
lias tornb ,Joiin all) eptbn, and
ccllpwd all rivalry, tho demand for It
has nnnually Increased In a heavier and
hcaviorp:atio,for yearrAuntll, at last, tho
regular safes! of 'this preparation exceed
thoscof all other stomach bitters combined.
, Eminent members of the. medical profes
sion und hospital surgeons .without num.
,ber havo candidly admitted, that tho
phnrmacnotn oftho, .faculty. -.cptUalna no
proscription, that produces suenlbcnoficlal
effects in dyspepsia, general debility and
nervous disoasci, M Hottoltcrs'..3)ittcrs.
To uso tho language of. a venerable physi
cian of Now York, '.The.BiUera aro tho
purest stiraulantand. tho, safest toplo wo
havo. But thq uscsqf to jfeat.iTegetA
blo antldoto aro much moret- ree(rehcn
sivo than such praiso would ttnply. As a
preparatory antldoto to epldeealv disease,
a genial stimulant, a pramoterbff.consti
tutlonal vigor, an 'appettzdrf'a:5il6machle,
and a romcdy for nervous dob'lllly, no
medicinal preparation haiovef1 'attained
tho reputation of Hot-Qtter Hitters. It
is thu household tonic of .tlio 'American
people, and to all human- probability will
bo in for centuries to conic- Tho". mug
nates of tuienco rocogniza ib merits'; and
that Is emphatically tha ipedfcncof tho
mnttcs It proven by Itt viu.ap.devor in
creasing sales. ,in2idi!cwlw
A Pkrvect RkkVator of the systom
carrying off tho vitiated bllo without the
aid of Calomel, or any mineral 'medicine.
Simmons' Liver Regulator It cnttroTy veg
etable and hitrmlcfi, nnd,oughtto bo taken
by uvery one. mar27dAwIv
Wa.ntkd. 55,000 mi flvo year time,
for which a fair rate of Interest. yjlll bo
paid and a mortgage on unincumbered
real estate given for security. Enquire) at
Bulletin Office, or address P. O.-Drawcr
1170, Cairo, Illinois. mch7i'Aw3m
Ir you want a good, stylish and woll
fitting suit of clothes, mado to order, you
mast go to P. Neff, No. 7U Ohio Lqveo.
Flouii. Cholco Family Flour In bbls
half bhls., sacks A-c, for sale at the Egyp
tian Mills. au
Cor. 8th St A WMMntrWaVe.1,'
Cairo, - - - Illinois
lii supplied wl?h tat rreabet't
Urorcrln, SUreeit aatl Dtletl aatl Ca
ntt t'ralt. -?
Dressed Poultry, fesfi falter
Ami eTrytliia4 nrJl tit ItmtJf Wipply
It It In uli'irt ono o( the best tlockfii rocfiV la.
lhclu. . I f
A conilnuKc ef publio Mtromio it rpellsll r
Cor. Poplar and Thirteenth; 8t,
CAIRO, - - - - llltiypIS
(in tne ballsing known aa tna emiiiiBiort.)
doins a nnral (irocrr BnslafM in Flrst-Ctsu
it. tin T.m. nure CntIetJaasid HI Vttl
rulto, Hmokeilant Halt Meat, ViekUd Pork,
anl, Smoked llotf, Iluttrr,
el,ilt IMh. Nuti, UaaJlei,8hot,aai
oju, mi, r i. ii.
kept in flrst-elsas grocery ttoia.
rjlO THE ItADIES. t
Mrs. C.McGEE'i "
It now abundantly tappiied with
hlch tlia partloaUrl) invites attention.)
She hu (ml rclTl a full lias ot
Ureds Trlmralan, Silk UUiM, 811k
fjajoou. Guipure Lac, Mom
' Crocket Unttotta, Pliwh
aud Trimming Velvet Silk GIs,
Fino KM Glonei, ,
Ladies and Chlldrens' Shoes
PANCV GOODS "
The Very lowest CmA lncea
Bhalarilr" lh Udiwlo call aod'aM hr nw
Hln lltdnteruilooJ to mklaUlo hr ciun tMi
u.ni ut hi rlnfi "Tho Che. Btora." Mija
VS VJLOWEK PAUMNtW
P. FITZGERALD, Prop'r
Ohio Loree. bet. ith -A4U Sfeyc
l.alHtt ausplUJ with'tia'tto'IAowifc
all kiuii and axctHsak etmnififjlfm
l.. w'. a Id ist'JuV A
la rn rt-ttt