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"BXJTiTVHl'lEliT, APRIL IS
William J. Allen, )
Jnhw. II. Mnlkes-.
tlitnintl P, Wheeler)
Particular attention paid torlterand admiralty
OOUe Itoomi J Winter's Block.
REEX 4c GILBERT,
ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELLORS AT
efllllan M. Greoa, )
if ."if f OAIB..MX.
tJpecial attention gftan to Admiralty and 3ieam-
Uma,a iititTH. juiMi 7 and
W City Maftsmstl Bank.
A WADGTMAB, Bf. D., Physi-
a.m., cwBj Btrgeoa aaa Accoucheur, tor
merly ul Anne, Colon Co., tllfnoli, bu permit,
nenlly loomed in city. OFFICE Commerclrl
, Atenut, between Stu end PUi.blreel Wet !.'
i.Cpw DC.VMNtl, Iff . I. Rci
yj IDF.NCF.-Corner Ninth and Walnut
OKnCK-Oomer Sixth Street nl Ohio keree
oKFICE HOUIW-Frotn .m. to If m., end
WILLIAM SSITII.K. 1
ItKMDE.NCE-No. 11, Thirteenth ree
etw.en Washington Art nue and Walnut Street
OFFOK.-liB (.'otnercial Atenne. ut Xrlia
HK-SIDKNCK-Corear of Nineteenth at.,
end Waehhtton ee. OFFJCB On Commercial
., the I'o.toffice. UFF1CK OUIW
ram 10a m to II in., (ftuedar excepted! and
rom I to 4 in.
ft. "BIM A.1I , M. D.
Oflr, 13S CmiMreU! AreMar.
re, Sta le.H,4 IltlB.m.
Ke.ld.nce, No. II, Ninth tlreet, Cairo III.
CAIRO AND NASHVILLE
The fo lowing learner leae Cairo
on the day and at the hear below.narue.)
TALISMAN, Every Monday at 6 p.m.;
TYRONE, Every Thursday, at 5 p.m.;
LUMSDEN, Every Saturday, at 6 p.m.
For freight or I'a.atge apply en hoard, or to
MUGS Jc MALLOHY,
)anW:ilf J T OHIO I.F.VEK.,
CAIRO AND PADUOAH.
The beautiful and light draught steamer
Leaves Cairo daily al&pja., ajd Paducah dally
et.tn. Ifarlng superior accommoiUtiont eh
lieite public patronage.
Bright Hide torIc
sBeaaa of tteaaty In rreee, Poetry Bad
ba Ji.red by
JBHn B. ALOES.
The material for Ihia beautiful tolume ha. been
eelrcted with the stteeteat care aod prudem e
from the beat Jufenile writer In Ihia cmiatrr
Freih, aparklmg aad lu.lrtteilte .tor... aud
poem.. Heaut ful. appropriate end bighlT-tln.
Ihe4 engraving. Tieuxl paper. Klagantbind
Inc. It will not only entertain, charm and In
atruct the children, hut It. whole Uiide.ujr will be
to inculcate leoeaol virtue and morality. 'iVi
qa.riop.rta. rold imlr bjr aubacnption. Trice
oaljr II rterropr. For ternia, em., aMre.a
J. H. OOUHUAN ai U).. I'uUlabera,
No. SCuatoru Uouae I'lace, Chicago. Ilia.
GAS & STEAM FITTER
r . 1 i. '- 1 - IT ,..
UK faemoTeoirum miv .wiry owwew win.
BRICK DUILDIXU OX SEVENTH ST
Between ('maeeirlal and WaikloftaH
areneiea.UpBuilla Winter Block.
' r iIUImi greatly lareMrlliMlocli,anl hat now
.OB band ail kind of Chandelier?, Uracketa, Pend.
Mta. llall Llghte, filobee . Hhadea, etc. Heine
marked Uowu hit price, to the luwe.l Melon
figure, ud Invitaa the patronage of the public.
ONE TOEK ONLY
MOM'SA.Tt UB.rx-ll X7.
Family MMlnec. Sturdy, AprU 221.
Comblalngtha Ulealof Lograala, the Ilojal Con.
if. I M awroaraa ireapun (rainea vanariee,
.'Warnm. PuaaaeU. Performlni White
, MaRutaUo Oat, aod the
" Oajrcavctl Ommvm,
Or reeet for etery ose tail MUnda. The
mnin raage ib value Iron U ceaU U 10. con
nTia af asla imt 'ler watchee, Uarrale of
VSSt Ml leer ruled Were, rurallure, Cutlerr.
Vy SeoS, IdoV Ho hitotj I No
OSSSSS:. rartueke, Wcernu OelUry cl l
vaueirea an caaw.
la lha Atki
haAtaVJMe4wleWlM ay tna aee
PEOPLES HUT I1RKET
in cOUJU iHAYEB CO., VMfn.,
Veev constantly oa head the teat of Bear, rork,
Mutur, Veal. lmb. 8uige, ruddtng. eta
Freah qniyrCWM J teel, etc.,
NEWS OF THE CITY.
Men's Flno .Seal 8kln GAlterr. and alio
'Trlnco AlLorli," ntKlllolt AHaythorc'i.
Miuei' .Sorgo and Eld PolUh, icl lop-
top, at tho City Whoo Store, cornor Com-
mcrcinl aronuo Rhd Eighth itrctt. tf
Ladles' Sergo (Pollih) French Kid,
foxod, at Oily Shoo htorc, cornor of Com
mercial avenuo and Eighth ntrcct. tf
Tho civil war In Franco tins boon In
nugurated, and Alba U itlll enchanting
tho men of hard beards with hli Dne iIist-
Foil Salk Ciikap. A large Ice box or
beor cooler, in good order; apply to John
Cook, corner 12th and Walnut street.
Who is It that docs not like. smoking
not oncuttt for breakfast? THn' i-.mo
Cook atoye will Lako tliem in flvo minutes
time by the watch. tf
- . . . , -, ' o
Genu' Oxford Tics, PrinM "AilerU
and Opera Slipper", at the ' City Kite
Store," corner of Commercial nvenue and
Llghth street. tf i
Ladles' Sergo (Polish), scallop.top, for
from one dollar and fifty cents to three
dollars and twenty-five cents, at City
Shoe Store, corner of Commercial it venue
and Klchth street. If
Tr. Urle patent moveable point atil
plow; otiu ultra point given with each
plow. For sale only by
DKKRWART, ORTH & CO.,
aGtf 13C Commercial Ave.
Parties desiring to purchase or lcao
lots on reasonable terms can do so i6if
from tho owner of the Hoi brook estate,
who can bo found for a short time nt
the office of S. S. Taylor, Cairo, Ills,
Wo have been requeued to say that
Elliott & Haythorn have now on exhibi-
bition, and for sale, evervthiuir In tho
boot and shoo line for !adl.t, and gentle
men's wear; and that all their goods nre
new and stylish. aprlotf
The annual meeting of stockholders of
the Cairo and Vincenncs R. R. will b! livid
I tho odec ot the company, In
Cairo, Ills, on Tuesday, the ZMt of April,
1871, for the purpoae of electing Directors,
and such other business as may be neces
sary. I). R. LARNKI),
While a stranger, was 'patting along
Washington Aveaur yesterday, be tutf
denly became aware of the fact that hit
btard was long and that hn should have It
cut. Dropping Into Alba't th" expe
rienced barber of that tonsorial palace,
loon made hi face as smooth at1 monu
mental alabaster. He afterwards declared
that It was the mutt delicious tbave ho had
ever had la hla life. tf
Occasionally a boot and sbou maker Is
found who b especially good on certain
kinds of work, but Baugh is i;ood in nil
branchuiof his trade, and challenges com
petition. Ho invites a trial, and is willing
to guarantee satisfaction. Ilcgivcs good
stock, a splendid fit and workmanship that
Is par excellence. tf
TuKnew barber firm, at the popular
stand of Frod. Tlieobold, aro growing In
favor every day. The proprietors, Mf mm.
brown St Edwards, is well posted in their
buslnere, and Gus Ilime is a barber who
cannot be excelled in Cairo. Tho room
has been refitted, and ho who would en.
joy K fine tbave a glorious shave should
remember tho place-Sixth street, between
Ohio Levee and Commercial Avontto.
''Fitzgerald's sample room,' Is the pleas
ant name which "Tho Alderman from the
Third," ba christened his new place, nt
tbo corner of Fourteenth street and Com
ntorcial Avenue. To say aught in praise
of his fine wines, liquors and cigars would
be altogether superfluous, for his twloons
never contained any other sort. Ills
friends, while "on the wing" in that part
of tho city, are cordially invited to drop
In and tee him. aprSlf
Folic Cocut. Uon presided yester
day. Tho following is a list of tho
1. Anna Adams, vagrancy. Flno, $15
2. Molllo Wilson, who is a. colored gal.
Vagrancy. Arrested by Sbochan. Fino
$25. Send up thiity-one days.
3. Frank Boylln. Soiling whisky with
out license. Fined $10, Committed four
4. Molllo Dixon. Vagrancy. Fined $10.
Paid. Arrested by Cain and Sheehan.
C, 6, 7 and 8. The Mackerels. Vagran
cy. Scnt.up forty-four dayt each.
LAST CALL. . ,
The undersigned Is preparing his delin
quent list for State and County taxes, and
will have It la the hands ot tho printer
by the 1st proximo. All parties in arrears
for taxes either upon real estate or per
tonal property at that dale will be taxed at
Alex. it. irvin.
ap-7-d td. huirivf.
Fm.su Corn Meal M. D. QuoUr
having purchased and thoroughly repaired
the Fen ton Corn Mill, wishes to inform
dealers and families that they can always
be supplied with the very best article, by
applying at the mill, cornor of Commercial
avanua and Twentieth street. Givo him a
Circuit Cotirt tlll rolli long"'
Throe planots nro now visible,' ntl blazing
Tho Holed Council passed tlio Arab Arc
compitny'a bill for $102 45 last night
The l'aducnli excursion I Mill a subject
of conversation among tho gossips.
Tho Flora Garden will open for (ho
Judge Dross proposes to call together
tho County Court to pass on tho C. & V.
It. R. proposition.
Tho Flora Garden will opon to-day,
with music by Isenbore's band, and all
The Mayor, and Councilmen llurd,
Woodward and Sthuh were prcsont at the
meeting of.thefielect Couaoil last nigut.
Nlruil Uiinn..t,n. Waeil I. nnor rvlloi(.
u.ikyr u. - .
log tnoarocttaz or win 10 xo-morrow.
Fn rc8uy Ior
Jack Winter, U.S. llarrell, Win. Bchut-
tas and Wm. Ilatnbleton propose to, give
a grand May-Day, picnia
-Ai,.,-iin.n. .,im..,i i..t nti,
. j"- ' ... .,
nene r! rnw ni.nnnr In wlilnlt ililiij
walks idia.ll bo hereafter built.
Mr. If. T. Gcrpuld, late superintendent
of thogas works of IJecatur.bas accepted
tho (titierintcndency of the cas works of
this city. !
The ordinance providing for changing
tho tlmo of holding the meetings of the
Council and changing tho rule, was tie
A pleaiant littlo party was given Friday
n!Kht at Winter's Hall. Tho success of the
affair it due U tho efficient management
of Sir. T. Sullivan,
.Tbo Hoard of Health hitvo. attacked the
nuisance created by the outflow of the
tuweri in tho rear of Wm. O'Callaban's
house on tho corner of Commercial avenuo
and Fourth street.
City Attorney Popo has been making
a raid upon tbo retail lellors of liquor who
have been doing business without license,
and by his dlllecnco In this respect has
secured, to tho city from $J00 to WOO.
If the ttubborncis of Alexander county'
should kill the Cairo and Vincenncs rail
road, up a spout will go tho Cairo and St..
Louis. road, and then good-byo till hopes
of the prosperity of Cairo.
TheTaducah lfernll returns thanks to
this Cairo Silver Hand for n complimen
tary torenade. "It is, says tho Herald,
"a very excellent band, and does credit to
The Carbondalo correspondent of tbo
Marpbysboro A rju Mtyti f'Kons. Uoapt
writes mo that his faithful dog Bruno, ar
rived at Cairo from Murpbysboro last
week." Wh) didn't lloupt let us havo
this Important item of news in advance of
our Jackson county nolghbor? But It is
Tho proposition to allow penons owing
ttreet tax to pay 32 cash instead of 13 in
scrip was defeated by tbo Select Council.
The point mado wat that, under tho char
ter, tcrip mutt bo received In payment of
all debts duo the city, and thnt thcreforo
If the proposition to receive IS rath for
street tux should be adopted, any citizen
might otfrr, under tho charter, $i scrip,
and the street tuporvlsor would not dare
to refuse to accept tho amount.
GriiMA.v Lutiiekax Cucrcu. To-day
the German Lutheran Church of this city
will recclvo into itt fold nineteen new
members who will receive tho Communion
for the first time. Tho church will bo
decorated with evergreens and flower,
and tbo services, which will doubtless be
impressive, will commenco at 10 o.clock
a-m. The pastor, Roy. Robert Ilclbig, Is
a gentleman of ability and imbued with
the spirit of genuine Christian enthusiasm.
Removal. Mrs. J. Cummings wishes
to inform her customers and tho public
generally that tho has removed her mil
linery good from-her storo on Eighth
street to tho commodious room on Com
mercial Avenue, between Seventh and
Eighth ttreeU known as Mr.. Oswold's
old stand. Mr. Cummings has added
largely to her ttook of goods, and now Hat
A cheap, teuonnble and fashionable col
lection of lints, bonnets, ribbons, etc., to
which tho asks tho attention of old and
new patrons. m24dtf
Ax Important Truth. Tho cxclto
ment throughout the country, occasioned
by tho Into revolutionary movement in
Paris, has at last spread to Cairo, and
been mado manifost in the anxiety of
every man of good tatto to have his boots
and shoos mado by Eblers, who is the boot
and shoo maker of tho city. His shop is
on 120th street, arly opposite tho court
This is no apology for whisky drinking ;
It is a mcdicino that cannot be jised to in
toxicato; it produces a (onio effect, as
woll as acts as a cathartic. In fact, Sim
mons' Liver Regulator is pronounced an
Cool. At tbo "Sample Rooms" of Al
derman FiUgerald, corner of Cbrnmoroljl
avenui and Fourteenth streot. the best of
cool lager beer can be ; obtain wd.'pf this
feet let all the Jhlraly 1 jo$jj of lager
(alio notice., i ,
: t '
Died, Jesso Hundley, brothor of Frank
Hundley, and half-brother of James
Johnson, died iu this city yesterday eve
tig, tgA 17 yaw.
' , THE KU.KLUX KLA1C.
n Paat..Tlia Charm ef Ike Order.
On Friday afteritoon, about four
o'clock, wo wcro called upon by a gentle
man: After tbo usual courtesies of tho
day wcro' passed, our visitor, whoso nnme
is Christian Pfuhl, did a talo unfold, which
wo can ho longor selfishly keep secret. In
divulging tho confidence reposed in us by
our visitor,, we aro Impelled by several mo
tives, chief among which Is our sympathy
"tOTAI..rEOPXE OF TUB BOCTII,"
our desiro to aid tho government of tho
United States in exterminating that mon
strous order of lniqulty,the Ku-Klux Klaii,
ana last, but not least, our uxcu uciermin
ation nover to lot sllpfcnytblpg in tne snopn
of an' item from tbete columns.
isted by these motives, wo pro
caed. In'6ur vlshr, Mr. Christian Pfuhl,
1 e hAkelil k irnnillna'
w '.7 " " "-j.
. ytcttx ot'imt xv-xlcx kLaIM,
I Ys Mi- O. M V
In dciHllngttio series of dreadful
outrages to which ho was subjected wo
l,aha)l endaa,Yor to-follow, lil own graphic
I laiigMgo closely ssi possible. -
In 1852 Jlr. Pfuhlleft Carfysle, Chris
, I .. .....! ii . e. en.... i r ,i.J
," vuuui.'i I, iui itui. Jivil-, liv hid
cfoso of ib6' war, having boon a Union
man throughout, Mr. Pfuhl becanio a vie-
tlm'of tho Ku-Klux. Ho was incarccratod
in a lunutio asylum, at Austin. All tho at
tendant.', servant, physician", etc., wero
members of the Klan, and all the imnatos
of tho asylum, except tho natural Idiots, of
whom thcro were a few, wero mado in?
sario by tho charm of iho ordor.
What thls charm Is Mr. Pfuhl refuses
todlscloe, as it Is his intention to prd
fdVoneo to Washington cityund lay
his information beforo the proper author!
ties, the result of which will no doubt bo
tbo entire dcstructlcn of tho wholo ordor
nftho Ku-Klux. 'Tho order first endeav
ored to polionjMr. Pfuhl, but his groat
riiII.'tto.hgJb enabled him to resist
tho influence of the poison introduced
Into hi system: Hut '
of the Klu-Klux did nut end here; ho was
seized, bound and chloroformed. Whilo
under this Influenco tho . charm of tho
order,-which Is a secret of nature, was
' rcMrrD4 into"imm.
This charm caused something like a
golden paint to appear' all ovor the surface
of his body, causing a most peculiar effect
the belt which ho woro around his waist
became so tight ho could scarcely brrathc.
The golden paint alto, affects n certain
norvo in Iho head, the existence of which
Is known only to tho Ku-Klux. When
thli nervo is affected nil
POWERS or THE VIINU AUK liKiTnoYEI).
Pfuhl, howaver, being of remarkably
strong mind, always having his wits nbout
blm( oilt were, could notbe brought under
tho influence, and thus by a merciful
'Providcnco wa saved from insanity ;
and by the uto of strategy, dictated by hi I
natlvo good sente,,was unabled to ocapo
from his captors, u dcllveranco which ho
Justly believes to bo of vast importance to
mankind nt largo and tho United State
govtrnment In particular. .Mr. Pfuhl
M.I.NV LVTEUKoTlNO l'AUIICULAIH
concerning tho habits of tho terrible order
of tho Ku-Klux. When they with to at
tack a house, either to murder in cold
blood Its Inmates, or by exorcising tho J
baleful luflucnco of tholr peculiar charms
to dcprlvo them forever of tho light of
reason, they, in tho language of the im
mortal Hard of Avon.
"Throw pliyelo to the iIori."
Tho dogs aro charmed havo they ben
tho most loud, tho moit ferocious of bark
Ing dogt, honceforth they are silent as If 1
carved f stone, and "bay the moon" no
The substance administered to them eon
tains tho charm of the order, and deprives
who guard tho threshold, of all power, and
leaves the household to fall Into tho hands
of the merciless Ku-Klux, Such was in
substance tho revelations mado to us by
Mr. Christian Pfuhl, at the conclusion of
which ho politely osked us to lend him
monoy enough to reach St. Louis, as ho
wished to stop in that city beforo proceed
ing to tbo
HEAT Or dOVIRNMUVT
with hi valuable information. With our
usual kindness and liberality, we inserted
our finger in our vest ponket.nnd drew
FIFTY CENT CUHRESOY 8TAMP,
ono with tho likeness of tho lamented
Llneolu opon it, and presented it to Mr.
Pfuhl. Ho thanked iisassuri'd usthat wo
should Lear from him the result of bis
visit to Washington City, nnd hado us good
afternoon. Wo await his promlso with
tbo utmost anxiety, and our readers thall
receive the benefit of our information at
the earliest moment.
iDied, at Use residence of James John
son, In Cairo, nt rS o'clock p.rn;, Saturday,
AprlJ 5tb, I.971, Jpsio Hundloy, aged
The Remains will bu taken tu Oloey, Ill
inois, tor' inlormont,' leaving dalro by
Monday morning's train. Funeral sur
vioef( willjib.'!coaduortd by Rov. 'Mr..
Tbumpioaut IfrNlobhson'R residence, cinr
ner Fourteenth street and Commercial
Friends and acquaintances of tho family
re Invited to .attend, i
Flour, Choice Family Flour in bbls
balf, bbls., sacks &cM for salo.at th'eEgyp.
tlaa Mills. " ,'. au-
OUK TOHACCO MARKET.
Ballard Warelionee-IIeary Rale.
Thosalcs ycsltrJity at tho Ballard Ware
house, comprised 40 hhds of all grades, and
ss there was but ono rejection, and tho
ownors of tho tobacco on ale wero
nearly nil present, wo prcsumo tho prices
obtained wero all satisfactory. Wo noticed
a number of now face.) on the bourds and
sorno ihrco or four new buyers, which
caused quite a flutter among the old hab
itues, and tho inquiry was freoly circulated
'as to "what's tbo latest tobacco news." Tho
truth of tho matter Is, our market is being
looked to, to fill tho vacuum felt in other
Tho past week, with tho exception of
one day, has been very unpropitioua for
tho handling of tobaaco, in conscqusnce of
which the receipts have been light.
We quoto tho market very firm at to
day's prices, but cannot see any change oi
importance since our last.
Foreign buyers nro filling their orders
vory sparingly, if at all, at tho seaboards,
anil by' a careful Inspection of all the mar
kets we see no margin for speculation be
tween tho homo and seaboard market?
Planters reoTizo "moro bya quick return
of sales, jn the homo market than they
would from nn advanced prlco in a foreign
market, calculating tho tlmo (hoy lay out
of the use of the proceeds of their sales.
Wo cannot calcttlato on any material
chnngointho market during tho season
and would advise a conversion of the
present crop into money ns early as prac
From tho Bureau of Agriculture,
aro advised or the preliminary estimate or
the crop of 1870 at 400,000,000 pounds,
showing a doorcase as compared with 1800,
which showed a product of -131,183,001
pounds : but this decrease will havo no
stimulating effect on tho general market,
as tho demand from Franco and Germany
has been materially curtailed by tho recent
difficulties In those countries.
Frolght rates on tobacco to Cairo nro as
From Nashville and points below,
per Hhd t'i CO
From Paducah, per Hhd
" Hale's Point,"
Sales to-day wero :
8 hhds Illinois lugs...
...t i!04 80
... 3 06fS5 (X)
10 " Kentucky lugs
0 " Low Illinois leaf.
5 " " Kentuckv leaf.....
.') 40(30 IS
fi 00w7 50
8 30(WJ 00
3 " Kentucky plobald.
Illinois mnnuf'c leuf...
1! " Medium Kentucky pie
bald 10 0013 2r.
2 hluU Medium Kentucky pie
bald ,.. .14 00014 75
1 Rejected 17 25
Notice. All parties are notified against
trading fur u nolo drawn, by J. F. Myer
for sixty dollars, running ninety days
.dated MardU 0,.lB71,.andln favor of Mng-
dalcna Hl.tnkenburg, as the same was
stolen from my promises, on Tuesduy night
lust. K HLANKENltURG.
Cairo, HI., April 12, 1871. upr 13-31
That everybody In Cairo may enjoy the
delights of ico cream, lemonade, and soda-
water, during tho warm weather which is
I now close upon us,
P. Saup has fitted up
( hi. rooms at 102, Commercial Avenue,
withull tho conveniences of a first-chtit
saloon. Ladles, ladies and gentlemen,
and families can be accommodated at all
hour and mny visit tho saloon with no
fear of beins disturbed by improper char-
nlin 1,11 ur1' 'm bo r'gUly excluded
'fom ," room' """P 100 crcm"
ways me coiuesi anu uio oust, ins lemon
j ado lemonade delicious and his soda-water
beyond comparison. Those who don't
believe It will bo convinced by a trial,
i d2w i
Pcori.r. aro often surprised when told
that luch utid such flno articles of jewelry
f woro mado In Cairo.
Why should they not be, If tho necessa
ry patronage is extended to warrant It?
AH who aro curious in such things,
or havo doubts in the matter, nro invited
to experience our facilities and watch tho
process by which tho rugged rocks and
metals are fashlonod Into the most orna
mental patterns of Jewelry. Call on us nt
88 Ohio Levca und wo will soon satisfy you
that wo can make anything you may
want. TAKER BROTHERS.
A splendid assortment of bird cages
moss baskets, flower stands, flower train
ers, wire-cloth for window screens, bath
und foot tubs, Ac, ic, Just received at
BEER WART, ORTH .H'O'S,
aOtf 130 Commercial Ave.
The oxcelslor painter, Henry n. 3Iey-
or, is now fully prepared to do all kinds
of decorativo painting, eithur in oil or
water colors, In dining-rooms, parlors, bur
room,and on all kinds of hall. Ho can
do this kind of work, which is durable, al
most as cheap n paper decorating. He
also calls tbu attontion of tho publio
to tho fact that ho can do a first
clais Job of graining, marbling, &c, of
all kinds, and will guarantee satisfaction.
Now is tho tlmo to havo your places fixed
up In the best style, ut littlo cost, nnd with
materials of tho best kind. Go and 100
Ills work nt the corner of 14th street and
Washington avenue, and you will be con
vinced that Meyers is all ho and his friends
represent him to bo. His shop Is ut No.
11C Commercial nvenue, uoxt door to
Aran engine houso. tf
Day boarders can secure good ac
commodations at tbeSt. Nicholus (former
ly tjw St. James) ot $4 per week. The
ouso is at tho cornor of Ohio Levoo and
Eighth street, it central location, and is
proprlotorod by Harry Walker, who. is
alive to tho wants of his patrons. Par
ties desiring boarding and lodging can
learn terms on inquiry at tho ottloe.
- ' , ijgpst
OUR PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
Report for the Month of Starch.
ArernKC number belon Ihk -
ATrraKr u toy n-ientintice
Percent, of attendance
('i-.i oi t .r l ne
Numier n-iiher .Imam nr tardy
Number of dny of fu.lio.il
Tho enrollment above shows u decronco
of 18 from the enrollment for February)
the nvorago dally nttondanco, a decreato
of 23; tho per cent, of attendance, an in
crease of 2 por cent.
That the per cent, of nttondanco com
pares favorably with that af other town!
In tho State, may bo seen from tho follow
ing ttatemcnt mado from school reports
publlthcd In tho April numlwr of tho 111
Town or City. Per cent, of Attendance.
I'eona j, 4
outh I'aea , 7u,j
Normal (Public Buhool)........ M .9
Odin D7 I
Chlcafu m t6.3
Of forty-two towns mentioned In tho
reports abovo reforrcd to, not one buying
as largo an enrollment as Cairo shows to
Regularity and punctuality of attend
a nee, and thorough discipline, though not
tho only requisite to a good school, aro of
to great Iinporlrnco that no school can bo
wholly successful where special attention
is not given to these particulars.
Superintendent Harris, of St. Louli, In
his last quarterly report to tho Hoard of
Public Schools of that city, says:
"It Is impossible to over-estimate tho
valuo of etrict school discipline in forming
correct nanus in iiioyutirg.
"Tho basis of all virtue Ii regularity
and punctuality. Children nro taught that
absenco and tardiness from school, unless
stckr.ctt U the excuse, is n vice, ami not
to bo tolerated, 'i'hr consequenco ij that
the lesion of self-denial Is forcibly im
pressed upon their minds throughout their
school days, and it becomes a habit. The
averago numbor of years which pupils at
tend uur schools Is fivo, and thisitsutUeicnl
to form habits of life loiig continuance
"Good members of society are produced
by such discipline as dovclopes in tho pupil
tho power of mastering his likes and dis
likes, and choosing n reasonable course.''
Thc'o extracts Indicate tho prominonco
which leading educators give to tho parti
culars referred to.
Tho Eleventh Street Primary, Miss
Mary F. Kclsey, teacher, having reached
tbo vory commundablo ttatiding of 07 per
cont. for the months of February and
ilurcl), was presented with it chromo as it
reminder of tho success which attends per
aistcnt effort. H.S, ENGLISH.
Take NuTICK. A mooting of tho Ger
man School Aatocla'tlon will be held on
Monday next, 17th Inst., at tho Uorman
school house on Fourteenth ttreet. As bu
siness of Importance will bo transacted, a
full attendance Is rcquostcd. Uy order of
F. HROSS, President.
Carl L. Thomas, Soc'y.
Tin: KiRaT ok May, Mrs. C. A. Meyers
will open a grand luncii, inciuaing iicck
nccr. ah 1110J0 wno are aiscipies 01 Atn
Bacchus will pnrtako of her hospitality.
Old King Cole was a merry old anul, a merry old
enui wn lie j
He calle-l for nil plies, he called for hi be-r, hn
cello.1 for hi tiddler three. tf
I'ia.vo. A good second-hand piano for
talo cheap for cash at the Conservatory of
ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD.
Str Time) Tnbln.
On and after 12:30, p. m., Sunday, Dec.
4th, the following tlmo tablo will govern
the arrival and departuro of passenger
trains nt Cairo;
Mail train loaves'itt 3:40 a.m.
Express " " at 3:30 p.m.
St. Louis and Cairo Express
leaves at 1:20 a.m.
Accommodation leaves at... 12:30 p.m.
Mall arrives 2:05 a.m.
Expreit arrives '.12:24 p.m.
SU Louis and Cairo Express
arrives 4:45 p.m.
Tho last named train leaves St. Louis
at 10:30 a.m. Traders can lcavo Cairo nt
1:20 a.m., reach St. Louis at 7:25 a.m., re
main in tho city thrco hours, nnd return
to Cairo nt 4:46 p.m., the tamo day.
Tho 12:30 accommodation und Cairo
and St. Louis oxpress lcavo dully; all oth
er.t loavu daily excopt Sundays,
Way passongew should bear In mind
that the 3:30 p.m. train makes only four
stoppings between Cairo and Centrnllu
viz : Joni'iboro, Cnrbomlale, Du Quo 11
and Ashley. Tho 12:30 p.m. train stons
nt nil the stations along tho route.
decWf Agent, Culm.
A Practical Paper. Our touchers
and school officer need mora pructicul
suggestions as to tho best methods to
adopt, itt order that they may discharge
efficiently the important nnd responsible
duties devolving upon them.
loot only this, but :i moment s reflection
will convince any ono that nil our citizens
aro allko interested In tho success und
prosperity of our public schools.
Intelligence Is always not only mi effec
tive but n productive element also. Wo
aro led to these remarks by glancing over
tho table of contents of tho last numbor of
tho JouuNALor Education. Miss Anna
C. llruckctt tells "How to Tou'.h." Mr,
E. Neely gives some " import
ant Suggestions to Voters nnd
School Officers." Then there is "Tho
Teachor's Bureau ;" a now design ami cutr
of a suburban school-homo: n plea for
'(School Visiting," by h country school
teacher, which all ought to Tend; be
tides a poem, editorials, educational intel
ligence, etc., etc.
T(ie premium of Webatcr's Dictionary
for twolvo subscribers Is still continued.
Address, J. B.MERWIN.
Editor and publisher, 710 Chestnut
f CIRCUIT COURT,
flattirdn, April lath, 1R71.
Court asoinb1od at 0 a.ro. and was
promptly called to order by Judge Hakor.
Tint case of Russell v. Wardner was re
sumed Judge Allen occupying purtof the
morning In examination or the plaintiff.
Judge Mulkoy subjected plaintiff to a long
cross-examination, and at 3 p.in. Dr Jus.
Roberts, of Carbondalo was called to the
witness sUnd. Tho Doctor graduated at
Jofferson College, Philadelphia, In
1885, and has practiced mcdlcloe
since then in this State.
Ho examined tho plaintiffs arm thorough
ly in tho prosencoof the jury, and proceed
ed with his diagnosis of the case. The
doctor gavo his evidence in 'an extremely
clear and lucid mannor.
This caso is of groat public Jntereil, ami
is closoly watched by n largo array of
a H 4
At 5 p.m., court nd jeurned till. .Monday
morning at 9 o'clock. '
I will sell, on ressonsblo terms, my
throo story hotel and grocery building, and
lot, located on the Ohio tavce, opposite
tho Central Eleva'.ir. This Imvory do
tlrnblo property bolne; close to tho new
manufacturing establishment how butng
erected In tho Fourth Ward, and Is par
ticularly adopted to tho, Uses of' any per
son desiring it stand for eithur tho IioIkI
or grooory business. Apply, cither by
letter or personally, to
The houso heretofore ncciuiiod Iiv Pat
rick Fitzgerald, on Ohio Luvcu between
Fourth and Eighth streets. This bouse, if
not the best business house is ' certainlv
ono of tlin bust standy in Cairo. It fronts
tho principal stoamboat Inticl itiif and Is
near the Illinois Central railroad deont.
rVnnly next dror at Robert Smvth tx Cat.
wholesstlo grocery store.
Steamer IIII110I?, Columbus.
James Fisk, Jr., Paducah,
Nick Longwortb, New Orleans
City of Chester, Memphis.
Knto Robinson, Cincinnati.
Bismarck, St. Louis.
Arkansas Hollo, Kvansvillv.
Hello Mcniphi, St. T.onls.
Steamer Illinois, Columbus, ,
Jas. Fisk, Jr., Puducnh.3
Nick Lbngwortli, Louisville.
City of Chester, StlXbuls.
Kato llobintott, St. Louis.
Nightingale, Arkansas river.
Bismarck, New Orleans.
Glencoc, New Orleans.
Jno. Lumsden, Nashville.
Arkansas Belle, Erantvllle.
" Hello JJcmpht.s, Memphis.
AS" Tho river is again at a stand, hav
ing fallen about 3 inches in the past 3
fair Tbo weather was clear and pleas
ant all afternoon yesterday, but that Ii no
stgn there will not bo rain to-day in fact
thcro mutt bo to carry out the old Idea that
if rain falls on Eastor it will fall on the
three Sundays following.
BaT Tho Mississippi had risen 4 feet C
Inches up to yesterday morning, and I
littlo moro is expected.
i67Tho Ohio is on tho downward ten
dency at all points, but slowly, and a good
stngo of water still exists.
HaTThoGlencoo added here 143 hhds
tobacco, C40 bbls flour, 100 bbli meal, 4,200
sks corn, 80 bxs handles, 00 hogs, 60 kegs,
CO tierces lard, 300 sacks oata, 93 bbls
whisky, and 350 tons sundries, for New
BtsfBuiinets was too dull yesterday for
BBuTho James Fisk Jr. brought for D.
llurd & Sons 8 bbls flour, Halllday Bro's
70 ditto, 8sks wheat, John KoehlcrS bbls
turnip greens, O. Blum lot turnip groens,
and tho following for retbipment: 40 bbls
meal, CO caddies tobacco and a few lots
eatjrThe Sam J. Halo left Memphis on
last Thursday evening and bad proceeded
only a few miles whon something went
wrong about her machinery, and she was
compelled to return for repairs.
Chus. Crowor was eloctcd Wlwrfmaster.
at Louisville, nnd P. Varblo, Wm. Var
ble, G. W. Musselman, Chris. Damon. F.
C. Stump, falls pilots. ?,
CSr- The Arkansas Belle broucht a verv
slim trip, 5 hhds tobacco, for tbo South.
being tho largest item.
aw u .uiiiiiouin toweu uia small
aAThA ri. .... ...
boat Submarine, apparatus, armor, otc
. 1 -. .... 1 . ... 1
iroiu ,iuivino 10 uasoyville, whero
Capt. Dugan has already begun operations
In raising tho bargo of Orr, sunk some
time since by tho Friendship.
berenty.flre to two hundred dollars nee month
FyWV' niftU finale, io (ntroduTe ?he
f J,1 m'.'s Sh '. "1,cjWm aUtcrj, hero. fein
tuck, kind, braid, cord, quilt and embroider In a
moatauperior manner ' I'riceonly 15 FuU?
warranted for flu veart. We wlU Cae sb Oou tr
any machine thai will w, a ."ropgeSj.Te.u.'
KU.tla Loe.Belsoh." Krery eaoond. Tehran
bo cut, and tlld the cblh caniot be Bulled a per?
twice that amouut can be inade, reTeUculara
'4d lerwa, apply to pr.l(r.a. "rwireuiare
, . r C. DOWKB9ACO..
43S8pruce8lreeif riillai.lphU, P.
OAvvioa Po not be Impoaed upon ,t other
paitiei uilriiinK ott woilhlrMcaal m sai bin's
Under he tsiue uame or oitureba. Oura lathe