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THE OjSlIEO BTJXiIHTIIiT, A.I?EIIi
., I he in parlncrnliltp heretofore existing between
I . i. PimiiIp ni.ii K. w.l'dmunds. utidnrlhe firm
lisiim of tho lino Itox run Unkel Co., U thin
il.iy dlMolrH by mutiinl coiiM-n', K IV. K'l
tinihilft fming ol I his iiiteital theielii lo J W.
I' 12 I'rphlts nnd J. W. '.cpHe will continue tho
i uinns uikIhi tiifimflfir, nime ui heretofore,
psy nl d Ma nnd coll-ct nil ihn nut-tnndliiaa. of
ihehu,. firm, H. rt I'KKIII.rM,
.1. W. I.Kil.iK.
K. W KDJIUMC.
O'l-n, -tir-Ii 21. 1871. inwllm
J ."H. I'Hlixil'N A: :7,
Succoanr In i;. II, lleii'lricka & Co. 1
Wnarf - Boat
I.IItXRAI. AISVaNS!. M AUK ON J'OJf
Mll..Ml:.MN. M'Aia prepared to receive, niiif and fnrwatd
freights to all polnl, end buy snd anil on com.
sisrllupines, attended to with trnuiptarss.
It, W.MlLtm. I 1 1 T. 1'aaai.a
jyjILLKIt A: lAI(Ki:u.
im m.kim r.
t'MM'K, t,OK.,O.VrN, HA V,
No. 58 Ohio IdV.xee
CM I HO. II.E.I.VOIS.
q i.osi: i v7xci:.vi
and dealers mi
Lime, Cement, Plaster Pans
Cor, hili Hired mid Oklolrfiree
j.vo. ii. ihimjk7 "
I - i 't' ttn Vitl'rl I'tillUs.i
Ami liar in
flour. Moiil. Kay, Com, OuIh,
Cor.lOth St.&Ohio Levee
z. i . ufi r. r ri i
j a rirrss i in..
o in rcr 312 zrc .Xj
oSOIiIh Limit, 1st XiUliui.ll Dank
peeisl attention given to the purrha.e and .lie
V LOU 11 & G R A.JLN
.srrcrstoaaor Avr4 Co.,
General Commission Merchant
s. in:t, Ohlci co,
imvllif CAIRO, U.I..
F L O TJ .R
And Agnt ol
OHIO KIVKR AM) KA.VAWIIA 1
JJAI-I.II.1 Y IinOTIIKIiS.
TICKETS F0R SALE
I'All K Fraus verisoal, Mssslossderry,
llliaiw o Qaeeualoitss to Csslro
Hi I s' !, firUU CMslsice, Agt
April camuin nil smiles.
Tho wound wa fatal, but Wood still
" Henpeck,'' is tho euphonious title of
what was heretofijro Known at Ilulon'ji
Post otllcc, in this county.
Tho Kcno saloons hnvo boon notlficl (o
close up. It it no longer "correct' to
continue tho game, ""d i" devotee here
about must prepare to "peg" tholAit curd.
Who I it thut doe not like smoking
hut biscuit for brcnkfnst? Tho Fumo
Cook stove will bnko tbctn In live minute-'
tiino by tlm watch.
Tim Moran, for a drunk, divested ofnny
Variety or lively fciiturei, was fined two
dollars ami costs by Squtro Shnnncssy yes
torday. He paid It.
Tho itnpreiion jiruvuils upon tho
ttrceti that the taloou were orderwl to
clovj their wt toJay, and to not
fall to repeat thu elo'In prrceM every
There Ii in lhl city n untli.'iiiHii who
atitwcr to exactly the description of For
rester, thoallei;cd Nathan murderer, o,ut
luauays one of the guardians of the peace.
Procure n copy of tho description, and to
your mirrors, forward, gentlemen'
Tiiu Cvunty Court convcnei In pecil
;lon ti-tnorrow. Amoiii; other mat
tr tolri cotuidered Is tint proportion of
thi? Cairo k- Vlncennoj ruilroaJ and tho
petition nfthe peojile of AlexamlerCoun
Tho funeral of Thoina D'Cullahali was
widl uttendod yesterday. An nwkwurd
tytoeapliiraI blunder made us ray in our
last irsun that the body would hi con
viyd from the chutch to tho train at 6
o'clock, inst.d of i. hs it fhould 1iav
Tlio Voung Men Christian Association
is reported In un excellent condition. ll
ranks have rivcntly had ipiito it number
of accession, nnd It Ii regarded us decidedly
"tho tiling,'' to Indulge In fashionable par
lance, to attend Its monthly meeting, U
lay, readings, discucslotm and conr'rn
liwti, make up tbo monthly feat.
" Wlio's llrawn, ' and Wliofaumuor, '
the recently uppointeil I'olicornen, were
o,uotlons very frequently aki-d on the
itre"t yc-tcrday. The only information
wn c.iri glvo mi unxlous publit is that uo
kre in tho tame Intr-llng situation n i
Of all tho popular packets making Cairo
one of the term n of their trips, tho Ar-
i H i .i r Ii I
kantas Hello Is tho favorite. How could i
It be otherwise, when among her erew are j
such comjiatiloniibli, genial fellows Jus
Griimti.ar, IV-nnmeton, I.iuhlin, Steele I
Mr. Jidin Clancy is In 111 luck. A few
days since some person to him unknown
entered hi store while he was across the
trc-t 'discussing tl.o point" ulth Hilly
Hamlin, and robbed his till of Its contents,
sonio thirteen dollars. Tlu rhuln-gung
w.n, nt tho time, working close by, and
John xiyi ho would not put the ' trick p:it
"Kitagerald's 'smiiU' riKiui," is tlio pl-:i-ant
tiiimo which "Tho Alderman from
tlio Third.'' has christened his now tiluci.
at tl corner of Fourteenth street nnd
Coiiinercial Avenue. To say aught in ,
..f 1,1. fin., unrlr f ivlnn. llminra I
ar I cigars would bo altogether superQu
ou, for his saloons never contained any
other sort. His friends aro cordially , in
vited to drop in on him wiill" 'en the
wing" In that part of the city,
A dock passenger on the City of Ches
ter, was night beloro last robbed of alxtv
dollars and n llor mountod Derringer
pistol, w hilo that boat was lying ut our
landing. JIi pockels wero cut and the
monry anit pl.toi tawer. wnuo lio was1
.. . . .... .
asleep. Two of the "boys'' who loft thu
city yesterday morning for u walk to
Mound Junction, were
. A 1 ... I i
tuspeetcti ana i
overtaken bv Chluf-of-l'.illco .Myers. A
search uu instituted but none of tho s'.ol- J
en nrotiernr was found in their iioseslon. i
One of our otllcer tidmlstor.l it dose of
comfort to th victim of the robbery by
.. . . . iiii.
telling him ''that any man who had sixty ,
. . .
ilollurs In his pocket and would tnko tho ,
deck for It ought to bn plundered. '
Mr. Unify Ish gentleman who knows a
thing or two. Hi can 'spot"' that "rarity
under tho sun" un ignornnt nigger by
one glanoont his back. While utiuidlng
ontholeveo yestorday, waiting, liko ML
cawber, for something to turn up, ho
viewed him from afar nnd seised him.
Tlm negro, who was from llnlliird county,
hud for sale, among other articles, u bottle
of "pure rye." Mr. Hafly wished it, and
as It was recommended as the "Jinulnostuff
ltlf, ' offered u dollar for It. Tho olfer
was accepted nnd Mr.H. gave in pajiuont
it greenback advertisement of a qnuck med
icine, profusoly Illustrated with "3's." Ho
recelvod two dollars In chnngo, nnd was
afterwnrd urrcstod on u chargo of passing
cornterfuit monoy, ulthough Just where
the counterfeit money wits In .the trnnsac
tlon It not stated. Ho is in Jail,
Parties desiring to purchase or leata
lots on rcusonnblo terms can do so new
from tho ownar of tho Holbreok e.t.te,
1 SJ al.nnS it an A a
whn run bo lounu lor u euuis siuiw ,
.! .. ... Tttvlnr. Cairo. Ills.
I U U UUiVU U m I 1 '
nulr Joint urisolon of (he City Cotincll held
at tao C.iutiell Chamber In ihnclty or Ciro, on
Fr.ilay uicnlngMtruh 31, 1B7I.
Mayor Lansdcn, presiding.
IVesent-Councllinon llalllday, Hurd,
Schuh, Taylor, Woo'l nnd "Woodward ;
and Aldormnn Titzgornld, Klob, Mctcnlf,
ticase, Stratton nnd Winter 12.
Absent Alderman Kudor, Carroll,
Cunningham, let.rden(.Swuyiio and Wnl
Councllmam Wood moved to dlspcnio
with tho reading of tho journal. Alder
man Winter objected nnd tho reading of
tho Journal wai proceeded with.
Thojounml hnving been read, was, on
motion of Aldormati Winter, pprovsd.
Aldorman Uudcr, Carroll and Kcarden
appeared and took their scats.
Alderman Scnio withdraw hli motion
mado at tho preceding meeting of th
Council, to reconsider tho action of tho
Council approving tho bond of Jos, U.
Taylor, City Treasurer.
Tho official bond of V. M. Ward, street
supervisor, was read acd on motion of
Councilman Wood, approved, nnd ordered
lllt-l. Also tho official bond of K. A.
flurnott, City Comptroller, was on motion
of Councilman Hurd, approved and or
Tho report of Jos. IJ. Taylor, Treasurer,
for March wa presented, nnd nn motion
of Alderman Winter received, and ordered
Tho reporli of F. Urois, 1. M., for Feb
ruary, 11, ,Shanr.eisy,l'. for March, A.
Cain, City Marshal, for March, and John
.Sheehan, I'ollco Constable, for March,
were, on motion of Aldormnn Winter, n-ft-rred
to the City Attorney.
Tho Committee oti Claim to whom wa
j referred tlm petition of Win. Wollman
I praying for m remission of a ncrtain line,
reported tho same back recommending
that the prayer of the ptltloner b not
IOn motion of Councilman llurdtlic re
commendation of tho Committee wm con
, etirred In.
1 Tiia mid Cuiiimlttee to whoui wa nlio
, referred tho putition of l'urcell and Grec
I loy asking for n retnlislon of u lino here-
loforo assessed against them, reiorred
inino back showing the petition to bo In
formal and defcctlvo and therefore they
were unablu to act intelligently upon tho
snme, nnd asked tube dlKhurged,
from further examination thereof.
Un motion of Alderman Keardeii tie
report was received and tho petition re
ferred back to .Messrs. l'urcell fc Greeley.
The Conitnltteo un Claims to whom
were referred the following billr, reported
the s.vno back recommending payment:
.1 II. Metcalf, two days, judgu of
bord t' registration Slu 00
Geo. Hi .Sease,twodays.judge board
of registration... 10 00
Jul. C. Sullivan, one day clerk of
I.ouls Jorgensen, ono day clerk o
election t "J
lection u 00
,Jno. 1. Holy, ono day judge of elec-
Chns. I. .Vellls, ono day Judge of
It. Kttzcenild. three days Judge of
election and board of registration IS 00
1). I., D.ivis, printing 3000 blank .
street tax receipt -7 00
The bill of 1'vter WnlderforSI On, fur
hauling four drunken men to Jail was re
' ported back by said committee, they re
commending the payment of S3 00 in full.
I Cooceruiug the bill of D. L. Davis
i amounting to $26,00 for advertising elec
tion nestle In June, 1870, "wasreferred back
! by tho Cointiiltleo on Claims, recommend-
On motion of Atdcrm.tti Winter tha
foregoing bill wen. referred to the Hoard
Councilman Taylor,from tho Committee
on Ordinances, submitted tho following
ordinances nnd moved that they be sever
ally referred to tho Board of Aldermen
lor nctlon, vix. :
An ordlnimco to amend sections I'll and lUi of
an urdinsnrn entitled "An ordinance to adopt
the ordinances of the City of Cairo as rtiisad
lie It ordaliud by theCJty Council of the City of
i mm i
I mi"ii)1. Tlmtwldevetlons l'.lund ;"hou1
th miiiii' are hlrlV aiiirlidcd by addinu at Urn
.u.i in ..I'liiMi n" ill,. iiu.uMiii a .lax iriiiiirii.
,i, ,i,niv Counrlt nuv bv re.oiutloo fli the
Kraue uri'i l-llil iu HiiiviiAny piii-v ur menu
wet ..f Wushiivtun useiiun and north ol High-tei-alh
atrrrt iiiuy bn n led and the grade, to whieh
ani PlurwiK au.iii ue uon-iruirn on a,in rirreia
orgnu, wrstnf Washliiitenast'aiieHnd north
t'i Kigiitermii sireei, I
ntuceeiiiiiled "An ord nance to adupt
danoesof Ihit'ity of firiinrrl'l
u ordmsiKe m amend arction 3W of an ordl.
aud co ll.
H Ur;.r.Ul..ed by the City Council of the O.ty ol
, Suimx 1. That aa'd aMion3f lw and aamo Is j
hereby iiiiii'iidcd by adding nt Ihe end thereof,
tri following, u 1'rovided red cedar lumber I
I ..,..,,...1 r.. t.l.lfn n I.M n.lf 1 t.A
"'jjj; v;tl' .,,,g, ,,d po.ta. and the
, pn.i nf him ir-siin worK may i h i on ccur
' Uitrii, i iiiehw- 'tuaro l.iid on ihe poirfure of il.e
I Kroiliid.if, in tlm npininn of the tin cl IViinmittee,
is ts deniucd vxprdleat to do so.
An ordiumce to amend section 377 id "An ordinance-
to mlnpt I lie nr.llniucf of thx City of
lulruax reclpcdnud codified," and for oilier pur-
In it ordained b) the t'lly diiinm! of tho City of
.Saciioal. Thst aald aeetiua 377 kliull be and
hereby maiuennpd bv a jam
'ti'Xt XZn ,
can be rra,uifVd shall bo.
tlio follow iii, Mil r
tlinm btri-l lalMr
furelioiieeehall ha been glieu to lilm, a, pro.
ided fur by this aectidn, pay to said Hreet Hu-
iiervipor tho Mini ol t dollars ill legal enrret. y
of ihe fniii'd stole, he "ball bo iiiiuled lo to.
vv and Ilia paid mrtei nupcrrisor is nricujr
outhorUrd and Instructed to gire him a receipt in
full for atrVtt labor for the cunent enr, laid
i innuulo l.n imiil into IhaCuvTreasurvaa now i
provided for by sfCtlou37S of aaut ordinance.
Htc, i. haul ainouii'a so to be roceircd by the
n.ir Tr.a.uror. a nrorided for In He ore ou
section i.f this or InantoshoJIbehvlduy taiDiaaa
special fund to be eipended, under the. direction I
ofthe i Itv Council on the streets and areauea uf
Km. .1. Tht thu recelot books lo l D'Ovidrd
by tho Ciiy Clerk aa required by section S of or
dlnance No. CO shall be delivered one at a time lo
the hlreel Hnpsrvisur, who ahall use Ilia receipts
contained in aald book and no other in bis oo.
lect Ions of street tax, and when a receipt la Issued
by aid 8urvisor for street lax ho shell aider
iu the margin oralubb of sad book, eorrespoad.
ing with tha nceipt, the name of Ihe peraonto
atl . l . L a .Til. .1 . a. a ill .Tl
wiiuin hhmi receipt whi i.auve aim iiiv u.w "'
vi'is in ue i.y irm men in n a nine-, ma aouii an
t ud-iioVidedifany" rieiitc1,nt foT'y p !
I posa l-a used II shall UfoleiUe-k ssith thi iaar. j
yec.ipi, ton aineu iu
lh rioi.ny . ..s.......l 1.. . I4 kAlr K.tr lssn !
Klonl bo returnad to the City Clerk's ofllce
Anordinanealo sand ordlnaM He. tr.
B Uor ilud by tti. City Coancll or the City of
aiiun i, inti BFcuon numbered i umani or
finance No. Wire nmenlel by utriklng .out ihe
ird "tli FrlJay preoeillna" anti. Inserting
tltnrthaworii "flrst" tho words "and nfoonil,"
StCTION I. That mmiUnn n(iml?n(l 1 nflfllil nr.
so as to real "slmll bo heM on the llrst oua oc
omi Jion.nr Inerery month," i.
firc.2. Tlmt action 3 of ililorUlnan', No. 97
li anicntfril by nirlkingout tdo wolds "Hoard 'of
Anlurmenattliflrfiiat montlily'' and Insertlnc
In II u ihMpof lb word "in-xt Joint mfettna"
Die. 3 Tliat paid ordlnrnee ?o. M l atnrudf d
hf ptnknK out pnragraph uumbvrril of sub
dirlslou 4 o aeeilim oumbtrrd 2, commencing
with tlm words "Wtwna quatlon i bd'ora the
Council," p and ennnswith thswnrda "do.
cl'lej upon wtliout dcbil'j," and Inspttlnn In lieu
llinfof tlip followtnit, Tin ". Vhn aqiifat on
Is bcf.irotkp Council no motion lwll baiocelTed
unlup to aljiura, to lie on theUtle. o postpone
Inielinltely, to poMKno 10 a day cartaln,
to commit or te-tominll or jo
amond. A motion to adjourn shall alwaya J In
otiler and ahalt be d sided without il'bate.
Sic. I. That paragraph II of aub-diTljion 4 of
ecllonZ of said ordioante No. 07 shall be nnd
heieby I, .mended by striklni out the word
"motwl" where it occur In said paragraph and
insert In lieu thereof tha worda "arrangeil
al)Ov." . ,
Ksc. a. Thatlolnl resolution Omadfl a part or
nrrllnatwa Nn.U? l.v lrpiranhlS of lull dlt SlOH
days since some person to him unknown,
of section 3 of aald ordinate dsflnlig the
duties .f the Ordinance Oitnmltte, ahall b and
hereby Is amended bv adding thrs)toth wor ts
"or by lh City Couacll coasene.1 In Joint mee.
"Sic. 0 Thatjotntroaelutlonl, made a partof
prrlin.np VT Itv nftrptMKflti IB. Of ,110-fllsliiOn 4
Of section 2 of aall ordinancx leUllnit to the
J Hinting committee, be urickon out, and tiieioi
nwlnn inserted In lieu thereof, til: '. The
CommltUoaprintlOBhall have enarge of tha
dy printing and ahall see that publication of the
Council proceedings a.d of the ordinance" aiii
other cifr pfinlinK i properly made and done."
Die, T. That Joint rswlution 12 made a part of
Ordinance No.f7byprsirraph 19 of sub-dlriilon
4 of section 2 of aald ordinances be anil and Ihe
ame Is hereby repealed and the following autc
atllnted ,ln lieu (hereof, tlx. That esery ordl.
nance presented to the City Council, not daring
bven reported by the ordlnaoTC committee, ahall
b referred to paid committee and a report mad
tlietenn by said cominlttec to the t'i y Council
eonrened injolnt aeslon, before It Is acied
upon and allordina cvs ahall hale two reading,
at length on separate daya in the City Councl
coinened In J'linl acaslou befoio they are pul
Ufn their pa'-'g In the fepirMc branehe, of
Hu: . Theruleaof the.Clty Council comened
in Iftint inetlnL.. nor anv uf loern. iioe anr Mrt
triereiif, "lull h suspended, chanaod, notified,
repealed or annulled, unlets by the consent shd
fowurriiig t"to of Iwo-thlrda of the metnbr
The Committee un Fire Departments to
whom win referred the- petition of I.ouls
Driertman asking permission to completu
tho building on lot 1'J in block IS In the
city of Cairo, reported, tlio same buck re
commending that tho prayer of tho petl
tloti'T be gralite-d.
Aldcriimn Klcb moved that tho prayer
of the petitioner
be grunted. Curried
The samu comtniltru through Alderman
Keardcn, chairman, presented the petition
of I.. Lincoln asking permission to make
an addition to tho building on lots 1 and
'J in block So In the city of Cairo, recom
mending that the prayer of tlm potitioner
Alderman Fitzgerald moved that tlio
recommendation of the cominltteu lie con
curred In. Carried.
Tho Finance Committee reported that
they had received from Jus. 11. Taylor,
City Treasurer, l'J44,0O In. cjty orders nd
VHG,G In coupons, wlilch'tliey dcstioyod
by burning. On motion of Alderman
Carroll the report was rvcelved and or
Tim Finance Committee to whom wa
referred tho following resolution, vlx :
Jte'oiveu, l rial mo e-ity i rensurer, oo
nnd he U hereby Itistructeil und nuthor
Ir.ed to etidors- ution tiny order drawn by
the city clerk on him in' pursunnco ofnny
authuritv of tlm city counvil tho duti;
when sr.fd order 1 prenited to him for
payment, II ho has not the money In tho
Tr'easury tnpuy tho same nnd to dllow
and pay Interest on said order after such
presentation nt the rate of a' per rent, per
nullum until said ordor Is paid or said
Treanurer shall glvo notico cither to the
party holding tho order or publicly
through tho newpaper publlshiiu tho
ordinances of the city that hols prepared
to pay tho sumo in ensh provided said In
tern! shall be paid with tlm principal
of tho order nnd provided that this
or tuo order ana proviucu tuai mis
regulation shall not annlv to orders ni
ton dy Issued, nor to orders to bo Issned on
contracts already made, but only order to
bo liiued hereafter on contracts to bo
Heported thu same back, recommending
j tho adoption of tho same after tho mtc of
Interest mentioned therein shall hnvo been
chunged from 8 per cent, to 10 per cent,
per Hiintim. On motion tbo report of thu
commttteii was concurred In. Councilman
Taylor then moved that the resolution bo
adopted as amended. Carried.
Alderman Carroll presented the peti
tion of Michael Hotirlan, asking the
Council to build it sidewalk In front of
his lot, numbered !",!n block 6 in tbo first
addition to tlio city of Cairo. On motion
of Alderman Fitzgerald the petition was
referred to tho Street Committee.
Tho following bills wero presented and
on motion referred to the Commltteo on
Claims viz :
J. (!. Lynch, rent to .March
lF71-cui.il or Its equivalent
in script at its current value, J
A bell & McLaughlin uso of of
fice 4. day for JloaM ot ueg
Utratiou und Klcctlon
Mcllalc, dietim: prisonor'
1'atrlck Swuuuey, hauling carrion
per order of Marshal Cain,,,.
l'ntriuk hweouey, hauling rarrion
per ortler ot Marshul Ham
brick, F,d. Sliauiicssy, sahty us night
policeman for May und part
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v"'i'!' )lur'.v :o printing,.,
1'atrlck Sweeney, hauling lumber,
'fllos. Naughtou, IJduvs labor (HI
.idowalks and streets
, '"Jowaiaa onu esreeta............
W ill. Mcllalc, in charge of chain-
gang - J uays, ,
t fhonov ilnva labor nn
J, .'sissiuono, iJ uajs jaoor on
SlUOWtllKS aim Streets,
44 00 '
Power ds Miller, repairing tool,
,. or i., pnnlvuient tri aprint
casnoriis equi ateni in script,
a co i
, ''ho following salary bills wero pro
' " n.i..
sented, and on motion of Aldermall 111
ter nllowe.1 and ordered nild bv the fol
w A r - - Sr
lowing vote, viz :
Aye i Carrol),; FjUgerald, JIllidy
Hurd, Klub, Metcalfi Eoarden, Schuh,
geato, Strattop, Taylor, Winter, Wood
and Wood wani Ha. .. .
Nays None: ,,. (J , ,
Jno. Hyland, salary us 'Com'ptrol-
is m . ..! m '. . .... I
icr lor Jiarvu, .....i :iu uui
t for March,..,..,, t .1. 1W OO
John Slieohnn, salary as police
man for March,
M. J. Howley, salary ns City
Clork from March 10th to
Andrew Cain, salary as Marshal
from March 10th to 31st....
Andrew Cain, salary us policeman
from March 1st to 10th,. . . .
M. llambrlck, salarv as Marshal
from March 1st to 10th
F. Ilross, salary ns I'ollco Maigls.
trato four months, from Nov.
Jl. Sliauncssr. as Pollen Magis
trate for ,1 months, ending
March ill, 1871, 76 00
Tho following resolution introduced by
Alderman Wlntor, was, on motion, of Al
derman Fitzgerald, unanimously udoptcd,
ltesolvcd, That the City Treasurer bo
nnd ho Is heroby Instructed to hold nil
cash received on account of the city
scales or from other sources, as is special
fund to bo expended undr tho direction
of tho City Council.
lly Councilman Taylor:
Kciolved, That tho City Treasurer bo
and ho hereby is authorized and In
structed to transfer to tho General Fund
tho balances now standing on his books of
SJ.GS In tho Greenback Fund, of 60
cents In tho Filling nnd Grading Fund
and of $3,40 in tho Drainngo Fund,
Councilman Hurd moved to adopt.
liy Councilman Tuylor :
ltesolvcd. Thatth-. Finaneo Committoo
nnd City Comptroller bo nnd they horoby
nro instructed nnd authorized to destroy,
bv burning, tho small treasury warrnnti
now on hand In tho City Treasurer's pos
session, amounting to f a 408, (two thousand
four hundred nnd sixty-eight dollars.)
Councilman Wood moved to adopt.
Ily Councilman Taylor:
Unsolved, That tho City Comptroller ho
nnd he Is hereby instructed to adopt tho
amount reported by tho special commit
tco on September 'Jnd, lust, of scrip regis
tered and outstanding, us tho amount then
outstanding und to mako tho entries In tho
scrip account on his books to correspond.
Alderman Fitrgcrnld moved to adopt.
Itv Councilman Tavlor:
ltcsolvisl, That the City Comptroller
Ihi and bo Is hereby instructed to opon
on his books nnd keep up tho accounts re
quired by section 10 01 an oruinanco en
titled "An ordlnancolo adopt tlio ordi
nance of tho city of Cairo as rovisud nnd
Alderman Fitzgerald moved to adopt.
Ily Councilman Taylor:
Unsolved, That citixens .bo and they
aro hereby requested to report
bv note, uddros.ed to tho street eom
m'itte.', to bo left at tho City
Clerk'a olllce, any ommlssions to
light street lamps, or to keep them in
Alderman Winter moved to adopt.
Councilman Taylor Introduced 1. reso
lution concerning the Cairo nnd Vin
comics Uallroid which, nftor some re
marks and a motion to lay upon the table,
wus upon suggestion of is member, with
drawn. Ily Councilman Taylor:
Kusnlvcd' That the wnges of Win. Mc
llalc, Thomas Naughton and M. Mahoney
engaged in working men on tho streets
and sidewalks, be equalized and fixed at
.',.10 ,-t day each.
On motion the foregoing resolution was
Tlio ofilcial bonds of Joseph A errcln,
night policeman und of James Law nnd
Sumuel Fisher, special pollen constables,
wuresevurally road nnd approved.
At tho suggestion of the Mayor the
Council took a rcei.
Upon tho re-assembling of the Council
the Mayor announced his Intention of
making nominations for policeman, and
nppointod Aldormnn Mctcnlf and Coun
cilman Wood to net n' tellers.
Tlio Mayor then nominated John
Holmes for tho position of night police
man. Tho nomination was rejected by
tho following voto, vU Yeas: 7. Nays
The Mayor nomlnntod Francis M. Sum
ner for the position of night policeman.
Tho noml.iallon was confirmed as follows,
viz: Yeas 11. Nays 1.
Tho Mayor nominated George Lohr as
Special Polire Ccnstahln for tho Illinois
Central IUllroad depot, which nomination
was confirmed, us follows: Yeas 13. Nays
Tho Mayor then nominated Louis II.
Myers for the office of Chief of Police
Tho nomination was confirmed by tho fol
lowing vote, vix: Yeas 10. Nays 5.
Tho Mayor nominated Wm. Ilrown for
the position of night policeman. The
nom nation was confirmed by tho follow
ing vote, viz: Yeas 11. Nay 4.
Tho Mayor nominated John Slieohnn .
for the position of day policeman. The !
nomination was confirmed ns follow, viz; I
Yeas 10. Nays 6.
Tho Mayor then announced thut ho lind
no further nominations to muku.
No further business appearing, on 1110.
tlon of Alderman lvlcb, tbo Council there
M1CHAKL .1. HOWLKY,
Oooii AiiVU'K. "Secure tlio shadow i
ere tho sultanco fall, is good advice, and i
thoso wdio desiru to heed It should lo-o no
timo In going to Wortlilngton's gallery I
nnj having their pictures takon. Worth- 1
ington is nn artist who throw up tho
apougu to no oilier artist, ami nis worn,
gives general satisfaction. He copies and
enlargiw old daguenetypes, ambrotypes
nnd photographs, making them look as
.bright its' when flrf' taken. Cnildren's
pictures ho makes s pecially, und does
such work in tho forenoon. Tho room aro
oyer Rockwell & Co.' book store, on Com
mercial HVnnua. If
. - - - - - -
FLoim.-ChoIca Family Fluur In bbls
hulf bbls., sack. c., for ! at thaSgyp.
The Attanllnn nfnnr Canisfy Court re
Somo months ago, wo published nn ar
tlclo iri tho Utri.r.KTiN from tho Cnpe
Giardcau Argun, which, In ouijoplnlon, d -
served tho careful attention of every citi
zen of Cairo to whom hor prosperity la it
matter of consideration. Tho subject of
theurtlclo to which wo rcfor, was tho
Capo Glardeati and Stnto Lino railroad,
which if built, according to tho routo pro
posed, (wo quoto from tho Capo Glardonti
,lr.7ii.O WILL CONNKOT WITH THK
VINCKNNKS AN I) CaII'.O l'.AIL
UOAD, AT :01t NKAIt HAHUIS.
HUltti, IK ILL., and tako a westorti di
rection to tho east bank of tho river op
posite Capo Giardcau. Thin link is
iibout seventy.fi vo miles in length, run
ning through a fino section of country,
then taking tho lino as tnnppod out, and
partly graded, of tho C. O. Sc S. L. Hall
road, through tho counties of Stoddard
and Uutlcr, to tho lino of Arkansas, n
dlstanco of eighty miles. Tho Cairo &
Fulton, of Ark,, I now being pushed to
completion ns fast us possible, nnd will be
roady to meet us when wo reach tho Stato
As hnving nn important bearing upon
this article, wo lay boforo our reader tho
ono below, from tho Saline County 7frjti
ttr, of Wednesday, March 2'J. Tho lnn
gungo used In regard to Cairo and her
course In this matter, is strong, but not
stronger thnn tho occasion demands, and
tbo facts here set forth need no affirmation
of their truth at our hands. Tho County
Court convencH In this city to-morrow, and
to Judgo Ilross, in whose hands to a. great
extent, tho prosperity of Cairo In tho im
mediate future rets, wo commend this
Wo call attention to an extract from
tho Capo Girardeau Arpt'i to bo found In
another column. Tho people of this
county nro actuated by ono common im
pulse, and that Is a determination to havo
nn outlet. We aro suro to havo an out
Ut north from this county, and our hope
is thut tbo C. & V. H. It. will bo built to
Cairo, We wonld rather go to Cairo
than any other point south, but should
thatcltv fail to assist us or commit thu
suicidal act of causing us to pour our
wealth Into somo oilier rival place on tho
Mississippi or Ohio Rlvor, wu then will
hnvo no other alternative than to u;cept
tho situation. From tho very nature of
circumstances thoro will bo opuned nt an
early day, u railroad from tho east to tho
southwest nnd continue around to south
orn California. This road from tho cast
will certainly bo opened ns far ns Harris
burg. From Hnrrishurg to Texas this
road fill bo built cither by Cairo or Capo
Girardeau. Whether It will go by way
of Cairo or not, depends upon what that
city will do in tho next fow weeks
Wo cannot think that Cairo, tho
geographical contor of commcrco in thu
west, will commit adced so rash and self
dettructlvo at to neglect tho golden oppor
tunity. Wo aro not at liberty to stato ull
wo know, but could tho C. & V. H. U.
south of Ilarrlsburg fall, tho project to
connect us with tho great southwest by
way of Capo Girardeau will bo consum
mated in a very abort time. In the moan
time wa shall look with coniidcrablo Inte
rest at tho result of affairs that will traus
plro Iu n few days in regard to this enter
prise. TlllC PUIlKsT ANli S.UTiST. TIlO ofllctt-
cy of Hosletter's Colebrated Stomach
Hitters ns a specific for recruiting tho on-
fecblcdliody and cheering tho despondiug
mind, has passed into a proverb. In tho
United States, where this marvelous tonic
has lorno down ull opposition, and
eclipsed all rivalry, thu domand for it
has annually Increased in n heavier nnd
heavier ratio for years, until, nt last, tho
regulnr sale of this preparation exceed
thosejof nil other ttomnch bitters combined.
Eminent mombors of tho medical profes
sion uud hospital surgeons without num
ber, hnvo candidly admitted that tho
pharmacaeinof tho faculty contains no
prescription that produces such beneficial
effect In dyspepsia, general debility and
nervous diseases, as Hostctters' Hittor.
To uso thn languago of a vciierahlo physi
cian of Now York, "Tho Hitter aro tho
purest stimulant nnd tlm safest tonic wo
have, ilut tho uses of tho great vegeta
ble antidote nro much mora comprchon
slvu than such praise would Imply. A a
preparatory antidote to epidemic disease,
n gcnlul stimulant, n promoter of consti
tutional vigor, un nppolizcr, a stomachic,
and n romody for nervous debility, no
medicinal preparation has over attained
tho reputation of Hostetter' Uittnra. It
i thu household tonic of tho American
people, aud to ull human probability will
bo so for coAturie to come. Tho mag
nates of scienco recognlzo It merits ; and
that is emphatically tho medicine of tho
uiaases Is proven by its vast nnd ever In
creasing sales. m2.d&wlw
m Mii-.-- " is i
CllhO CONHKIIVATOKY or Mb'SIC with
April will begin a now month. Pupils
will bo received any time during tho
Tuition from S'J 0l to 3 00 psr month.
Hkmovai.. Mrs. J. dimming wishes
to inform her customer nnd tho public
genorally that she has removed her mil
linery goods from her tor. on Kiglith
Mrcet to tho vommndlous room on com
mercial Avenue, between Seventh and
F.lghth streets known as Mr. Oswold s
old stand. .Mrs. Ciimmiiigs has udded
largely to her atok of good-, aud now has
u cheap, seaonablo and fashionable col
lection of huts, bonnet, ribbons, etc., to
which she asks tbo attention of olJ and
new patrons. ,l'iiM
Taukb Hhothkr.", H3 Ohio Levee, will
Hereafter keep constantly on hand, direct
from tho Eastorn manufacturers tho very
host winter strained putitlod sperm oil, for
sowing machines, and all fino and light
machinery. This oil lias never yet been
superceded by any of tho manufactured
oils', a It novr gums or Is affected by the
THK CAIRO ft TINCENNES
Su Fon YoustVK,.-Tii!llfi
photographs of our townsmen, Mr. lt. H.
Mayer, Mr. F. M. Btockneth and Mr.
Stephen Schwanitz, which may bo scon In
tha window of Mr. Uanny's dry goods
store, nro tho work of Worthington, ths
artist und aro fino specimens of tho pho
tographic art. They aro so natural that
nt first sight, with our usual politeness we
were about to tnko oil our hat to thorn
when wodlscovorcd our mistake.
A l.n a. William Albn, t'ommcrcls.1
nvenuo, nenr tho corner of Eighth stroof,
lms tho most completely furnished barber
shop nnd hair dressing saloon in the city;
nnd respectfully invite public patronage.
Ho can nromlso hi customer the most
'courteous treatment, nnd workmanship
that ennnot bo excelled Iu Cairo. Hi,
razors nro uIwnyH In order, hi towel
nlways clean, nnd his workmen alway
I'ady. Glvo him a trial. tf
Cxino i Fulton- IUiUtOAU, Ur. J
H. Marly,chief engineer of this road ar
rived In St. Louis on Weddoday fmm
Arkansas, where ho hs been engaged In
locating tho lino of tho road,
Goon News. Tho Cairo & Vincetine.i
Kailruad will be built In certain contin
gencies, but tho fact Is thnt Klllott i: Hay
thorn aro now receiving their spring stock
of mens', womons', misses', boys' andehll
lrcn' shoos In nvery stylo and of all va
rieties. Thero goods will l sold at the
lowet etith prices.
Wo usk nil of our old and new patrons
to cull mid examine our stock nud racer
tnln our prices, but wa wish it to bo dis
tinctly understood that c want raA cm
tomen. No.othcr kind need npnly. Thn
credit system has played out with us, and
to avoid mistakes thnt create 111 will and
trouble wo lmvo concluded fo allow no
goods to bo taken out of tho store on trial
unless tliev ore first raid for.
KLLIOTT iV HAYTHORN.
To Ti!r.Tni'STGK4 or THK Orphan Ast
i.um. Thero will bo u mcrting of tho
managers of the Asylum ut tho Asylum
Ilulldlng, for tho transaction of business,
on Wednesday afternoon ut the ususl
hour. A full attendance Is required.
Fon Sale. I will sell my Uousoniidlot,
situated on Washington avenue, west side,
between 4th nnd 6th streets, Cairo, III
Tho house Is a two story frame, finished
throughout, and contains eight rooms, con
veniently arranged. Cistern, outhouso, etc.
Terms onsy. JOHN SHKEHANs
Fhkhii Cork Meai.. M. D. Uunter
having purchased nnd thoroughly repalresl
the Fcnton Corn Mill, wishes to inform
dealer and famiUcs that they can alwaysc
bo supplied with tho very best article, by
applying at tho mill, corner of Comraercl.il
avenue nnd Twentieth street. Give him .a,
Attk.vtiox Akaiii. You nro hereby
notified thut tno regular annual meeting
of tho Arab Flfo Co., for llio election of
Ollicer for tho ensuing year will Uk
placo upon to-morrow Monday) evening
at 71 o'clock. Every member is respect
fully requested to attend AH moraboiA
in nrrenrn will pleaso broparo thoiOMltlsv
T.J. ICKUTH, Sect'y.
Wasteu, $1,000 on five year' time,
for which a fair rule of Interest will bo
paid und a mortgage on unincumbered
real etato given for security. Enquire at
Huli.ktin Oillce, or address P. O. Drawer
1170, Cniro, Illinois. mch7d&w3m
l IIS I
Ir you want a good, stylish and woll
fitting suit of clothes, mado to order, you
must go to P. Noll", No. 70 Ohio Levea.
HOUSE AND LOT FOR SALE.
I will sell, on roAsonablo term, toy
thrci) story hotel and grocery building, ud
lot, locatod on tho Ohio Levee, oppotltt s
tho Central Elova'.sr. This Is a very de
sirable property being closo to tho new 1
manufacturing establishment now being
erected in tbo Fourth Word, and U pu ,
tlcularly adopted to tho uses of any per
son desiring a stand for either the hotel
or grocery business. Apply, either by
letter or personally, to
Tho houso nt present occuplsd by Pat
rick Fitzgerald, on Ohio Lovee betwswi
Fourth nnd Eighth street. This house. If
not tho best butlnots houso is certainly
onooftho best stands iu Cairo. It frosts
thu principal steamboat landing and is
near tho Illinois Central railroad depot.
Apply next door nt Robert Smyth it Co',
wholcsnlo grocery storo.
Closing Out Sale.
Twenty-flvo thousand dollar worth of
ready-mado clothing, hats, caps, boots,
shoes, trunk and valeses are offered for
salo bv P. Neff, 79, Ohio Lovce, at AC
TUAL COST PRICES, it being bU.lnten.
tlon to closo out In that line, and embark
exclusively and more extensively in the.
furnishing good and merchant tailoring
This closing out salo furnlshe an oppor
tunity to secure clothing cheuper thau ever
. " ...- I I.. .Iita ...ti.bftt
btfloro onereu m uu ..
The annual meeting of stockholders" of v t
tho Cairo and Vlnceniic R.R.wil( Iteibeld
ui llm nlllpn nf llui onmnanv. In .
It .t Til. VT1....J... .1,111,1. nf A niJ S I
1871, for tho purpoaa of ofcetng DiresjtQfsi J
ana sucn other nustness ns may on uecin-
A Fskvkot Rkskvatob of the systaru
carrying c4' ths vltlatsdiMluwHIlMsOfii:
aid of Calomciror" any, .wnP7liWtrryjyi'S
Simmons' Liver Itegulator'is entirety Veg
etable and tunnies, and vugptto.bAtsipifa,' 3
by every one. raar3Tdt w 1 w