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TXIEi CAIRO BULLETI1T, JSLJl.IZ' 28
AIUUND CITY AND CAIRO.
THE STEAM TUG, CACHE
Capt. William II. Sanduskt,
FOUR TllIl'S KVEHY
CAIRO A2r:D MX).
Lkavk Mu, City,
root or Haunt atairT.
At 7 A.M.
At 10 A M.
At 1 P.M.
At S 1' M.
At 8.30 A. II
At 1U0 A.M.
At 2.30 P.M.
At C.30 P.M.
WILL LAND. WHEN IIAILKD,
1IOX FACTORY, HAWJC'flLANDIJHl,KY.
nuum Kit MAKJJfX WAYS,
AMD WAVY YARD.
CAIRO AND NASHVILLE
, The fo lowing steamera leate Cairn
I FOK NAHIIVIM.K
on the daya and at the ho'irn betow.named
TALISMAN, Every Monday at 6 p.m.
TYRONE, Every Thursday, at 5 p.m.
LUMSDEN, Every Saturday, t 5 p.m.
For Freight or riiir apsly on board, er to
HlOn.S & MALLORY,
Mit'71tf 73 OHIO I.KVP.K.
CAIRO AND PADUCAH.
Th beautiful and light draught itrimrr
JAMES FJSK JR
UUIINEY BHKDI.EY Master.
C ' Clro dally at S p.m., ajd Pedutah dally
lajva.m. iiaring nprlor accommodationa ahe
oliclta public patronage.
Particular a' notion paid la ciillettiou of In.
toicx chargra, but Ih boat will not be rrapon.
it..f lor me lam until collected.
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i 216 WASHINGTON AVENUE,
airo, : : : : Illinois
jjj' Ahtavfl on hand n fine atock of
rCHKS. I'liOWU, JKTYtiLKl, fclt;
.'Particular attention iiven toreplrlnK Fine
Thelargeatatoek of (lold and Silver Ppee-
i in inn tun. 'iiun
fTY SHOE RTOHE
vftn n nT r i pmnw
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SOLb AQENCY FOK
mtT Str(t Cairo, 111.
ticnlar attantlon laid to nil irden for
rottllhia huia imvuv. .'iii
Hotel running Is becoming a null
Is tlio hog pound to bo
I he grand lunch at John Scheol'
Washington Oarden to-dav must not bo
Tho addition to tho city Jail has been
completed, and McIInlo h comparatively
Sheriff Irvin returned to tho cilv from
mo country yesterday after n week's ab
Mayor Lansdon It actinc as proieeut
Ing attornoy for tho city in tho abicnco of
tno City Attorney
City Treasurer Taylor has $1,000 city
icrip ready for tho dcstructlvo bands of
tho destroying committeo.
Misaea' Serge and Kldl'olldi shoe, scallop-
top, at tho City Shoo Store, cornor Com
mercial avonue and Eighth street. tf
The city is something over $300 short
of tho amount necessary to pav the Inter
est on the Fox, Howard & Co. bonds
Ladies Serge (Polish) shoes French Kid,
foxed, at City Shoo Store, corner of Com
mercial avenue and Eighth Mreet. tf
The grand Hal Charnpetfc, at Mound
City, on Tuesday next, will bo nttended
by many of tho bcauxa and bells of Cairo.
A prominent citlr.cn was yesterday
flnod for neglecting to work on tho streets
or pay street tax. Ward wont for him.
The furniture for tho new hall of the
Rough and Ready firo company will ar
rive this week from Cincinnati and Phil
adelphia. Harrell's Cairo Patxr of tomorrow,
will be brimful of cood thincs. Liko
Helmliold's ituchn. "ovcrvbodv should
The members of tho Independent
string band came out of their hop with
flying colors. They cleared live dollars
Police business is dull. Foreign
thieves are very scarce, but some of our
light-fingered gentlemen are becoming ac
Don't fail to attend the German
school picnic on Monday. It will be the
grandest affair ot tho kind ever hold in
The great railroad meeting to be held
in the court houie on Tuesday evening
next, should bo attended by every mnn in
See advertisement of Dr. llutts' Dispen
sary, headed Hooks for tbo Million Mar'
riago Guido in another column. It
should be read by all. myOdwly
The Sun, of last evening, exceedingly
regrets that Judge'Iiross hna closed tho
door to anv further consideration of tho
Cairo and Vincenncs railroad question.
The iteamcr T. F. Eckert will mnko
two trips to Mound City on Decoration
day, leaving Cairo at 9 and 11 o'clock, a.m.
Faro for the rounp trip 10 cents. m2Md
Jack Winter wishes to bo distinctly
understood when ho says that now his
grand Steamer Eckort basket picnic is a
fixed fact, and will take place on Friday,
Juno 2d, rain or shine, hail or snow.
Particular attention is called to tho la
dies', misses and children's colored shoes,
of which a very choico and stylish stock
may bo found at tho City Shoo Store.
Judge Bross has rented tho Central
House, a hotel of which ho is tbo owner,
located on Sixth street between Washing
ton and Commercial avonues, to Mrs.
Gaflrcy, who will fit It up for a boarding
JTho Sappho" appeared last night
at the Athoneum, and was received with
groat favor. In her specialties she re
peatedly brought down tho house. On
Monday she will appear again, and should
have a full houso.
A Texan 'desperado displayed a largo
knifo nt tho Commercial hotel yesterday
and dared the whole universe to battle
He at last fell in tbo hands of Cain and
Shcehan, and took hli plara In tho silent
halls of tho emtio of McIIalo.
City Scrip is being purchased by
dealers at ninety cents and sold at nlnety
flvc. Market firm at theso figures.
Which proves that tho Council knew
what they were doing when interest was
placed on tho "now scrip."
Tho little Star that twinkles for a
good many, has cast its light upon tho lato
calico hop given nt tho St. Charles hotel
on list Monday night. Tho report of tho
ball opens with Ryron's famous lines
about a sound of rovolry by night, snd
the poot is made to say, that about 1009
hcarls boat happily.
An oxchnngo says: "Thomas Morso,
a colored man, Is said to bo tho most suc
cessful physician In Cairo." Go awny
from home to learn tho news. Who is
Morso? Wo have no knowlodgo of him.
If ho startles anybody hereabout with his
groat skill in medicino we lmvo not yet
meet with ono of tho amazed citizens.
Tho case of Falls vs. tho City of Cairo,
to recover roonoy paid Tor streot filling,
which was decided in tho Circuit Court of
this county In favor of tho defendant and
carried to tho Supremo Court has boon
deelded by that court, tho decision of tho
Circuit Court boing affirmed. Wo shall
publish tho main points of tho decision in
1 R fow days.
LOOK HERE I
Pailiirah and Kvannvllle Rejoice nl
Thn Aclon of She Coii'ity Court of
Iho action of tho County Court of
Alexander county in refusing to restoro
tho "donatlon.contruct" with tho Cairo
and Vincenncs Rillroad Company has
given gmut comfort to tho rivals of Cairo,
and particularly to Paducah and Evans
ville. Paducah chuckles nnd Evansvlllo
rojoices loudly. In a Into number of tho
Evansvlllo Courier wo find an artlclo
from Tub Bui.Lr.Ti.v republished an
artlclo in which Gen. Raum's lottor to
Judgo Uross Is referred to and commented'
upon. In its remarks upon tho action of
tho Alexander County Court, the Courier
uses tho following significant language:
" If'c hone ihe eituens of Ezamville will
now karn that this is our golden opportu
nity. What is Cairo's Discomfiture
is oun Salvation. Lot us press forward
our four railroads if nccessarv. four
Is it not pasting strange that tho action
of tbo rcpresentativos of tho people of
Cairo and Alcxandor ccunty, in rcforonco
to a railroad project, should kIvo to tho
rivals of Cairo cuuso for rcjoiclnc ? Ho
do tho members of tho County Court liko
to bo lold by hvansvillo that they hnvo
done an act which Is tho discomfiture of
Cairo and the salvation of Evansvlllo
that they have created by their action
golden opportunity for tho rival of tho
city in tho prosperity of which they should
have a paramount Interott? Can tho mom
ber of the court deny that their notion
may destroy an enterprise tho succcts of
which, everybody admits, will build un
i.airo anu oring woaltli and prosperity to
Alexander county? If they cannot, how
do they justify their action ? To do any
act which even endangers tho success of
such an enterprise is bad policy if not
something worse. Hut If tho court have
knowledge which no person but them
selves in the county havo, and, therefore,
Know that their action has not ondan.
gered tho success of tho cnterpriso, why do
noi mey cnngiiten their Ignorant con
stituents by tolling them the creut
secret? Everybody believes that tho re
storation of the donation contract i nec
pssary to secure the Cairo and Vinccnnes
road, and cotisMpientlv everybody but a
small circle in which Judge Hrois' influ
onco is potent, has said to tho court ;
You ought to reitoro that contract."
"Wo shall not do so," ihe court has rc
resnonded. Why ? Tell us why, honor-
able representatives of tho peoplorvou
wero elected to represent. Will the road
be built without tho contract? If you
believo so, tell us why. Don't let us
burst in Ignorance. Jiut if you havo no
good reason for believing that your re
fusal to restore tho contract will not in-
juro the prospects of tho road, why do you
noi let tno people know why you rofuso
a request which vou know hna
met with tho approval of a vaat
majority of your fellow-citizens? AVe do
not wish the members of the County Couri
'o do what they believo should not be done,
but when, as is their action on the Cairo
and Vir.cennes railroad, they do something
which the people who elected them be
lievo should not be done and tho doing of
whicn gives rival cities cauto for rejoicing,
we think that a decent respect for public
opinion should require them to givosomo
reason for their conduct. This Judgo
Ilross und his colleagues have ropcatedly
refused to do treating tho restless citi
zens of Aloxundcr county, who are anx
ious for tho prosperity of their homes,
with marked nnd shameful disrespect. Is
this Judgo Uross' Ido i of what constitutes
n faithful public officer? Is it Judge
McCrite's? Is it Judgo Marchildon's?
The people nro longing for information on
this subiect, and wo pauso for a reply.
Did You Evkr? "No, I never," saw a
moro cozy and complete barber shop than
that of Anthony Eschbach, ono door be
low the pott office. The room has been
nowly popcrcd, tho floor newly covered
and tho wbolo establishment put in first
class order. Eschbach is ono of tho most
experienced, skillful nnd accommodating
barbers in tho State, employs courteous
and export assistants, and keeps jutt fuch
a shop as citizens and strangers will tako
n solid satisfaction in patronizing.
Grand Openino Concert. Wash
ington Hall Garden was not opened last
SunOay on account of unfavorablo woatli
er. Tho result is, it will be opened to
morrow afternonii (Sunday) under moro
fnvorablo uutplccs. John School, who is
ulways casting about for something or
somebody with which or whom to enter
tain hU friends, has made arrangements
with a number of tho celebrated Sappho
Orchestra to open with it Grand Concort.
Thero will, of course, bo cool drinks nnd
tempting refreshments subject to order
and fun and pastime for everybody. Go
by ull means. 2t
Rooms to Rent, Four largo niry rooms
on second 11 or, in tho brick building,
comer of 14th street nnd Washington
avenue, opposite tho now Custom houso.
Tho rooms tiro in couiploto order, having
beon recently renovatod throughout; a
wldo balcony in front is connected with
them. Price $10 per m&nth ; also, 3 other
rooms on samo floor, in good condition,
and will "be rented for $C por month.
Tho wholo seven rooms could bo mod by
ono family, if desired. Apply to
may 20tf on tho premises.
Everybody is going to tho Gorman
school picnic oung nnd old, pooplo of
every faith and nationality. Refresh
inoiitu, ice-cronm, cakes, confections, soda,
lomrnadc, boquots, etc., will bo found
for iftlo on tho ground. my272t.
THE C. k V. R. It, MATTER.
A History nf ihe Action of the Connty
Cuurtln Reference Thereto.
In July, 1887, tho people of Alcxnnder
county, with an unanimity which con
cluslvoly proved tho great Importanco
they attached to tho success of tho enter
prise, voted to subscribo $100,000 bonds of
tho county to tho enpitnl stock of tho
Cairo and .Vincenncs railroad company.
On November 25, 1807, tho County
Court of Alexander county cntored Into
a contract with tho Cairo nnd Vinccnnes
railroad company, agreeing upon cer
tain conditions that whon tho county had
received tho stock mentioned ntovo It
would cell said stock to tho company for
This contract, which was substantially
tho donation of 105,000 bonds to tho Cairo
nnd Vlnecnncs rnllroad company,met with
tho npproval of nearly all tho cltizons of
tho county not a singlo voice being
raised In protest against it.
fn March, 1809, an act of tho Lcgisla
turo was approved by tho Governor con
jlrming this donation contract. Not
voice protested against tho pasiago of this
bill. Nearly nil tho citizens of thocounty
After tho subscription had been made-
after tho donation contract had been made,
and becauso tho subscription and donation
had been made, Gon. Uurnsido undertook
tho work of constructing tho road.
For n timotho General had fair 'finan
cial weather, nnd sailed along briskly,
confident of his ability to get into a sccuro
port. If ho had dono so, Alexander would
have mado her subscription, havo issued
her bonds, and havo enrriod out In gocd
faith tho donation contract. Rut Oon.
Rurnside, who had Invested in Uu enter
prise nil his wculth, was overtaken by
flnoncial storms, which almost wrecked
him, nnd wus compullcd to tnke In sail
and wait for n pleasant day.
In 1809, Judge Bross, and Associate
Justices Mcarchildon and McCritn.
wero elected mcmbo'rs of the Coun
ty Court of Alexander county,
and entered upon tho discharge of their
iVtmost everybody had learned to reenrd
tho Cairo and Vincennes railroad as one of
the enterprises which might havo been
but wouldn't be, and nearly everybody In
tho county bad dismissed It from mind,
when the County Court, without any ap
parent cause for its action, promulgated
an order declaring the "donation contract"
and tho subscription of the county to tho
capital stock of tho Cairo and Vinccnnes
railroad company null and void. Judge
Bross was tho author of this order, and it
was voted for by Judges Murchildon and
What necessity was there at tho time
for tho promulgation of this order ? Wore
there any petitions of cltitizcna praying
for tho annulment of a subcription nnd
contract which could not bo annulled?
Who asked Judge Brojs to writothis or
der? It evidently grew out of his
own desire, and was tho offspring of his
dlslikoof tlie Cairo and Vincennes railroad
ontcrpriso. Would ho huve rushed for
ward without invitation in the fuco of
public sentiment to declare null nnd void
a contract mado to further nn ontcrpriso
ho endorsed and in tho success of which
ho had a hearty interest? No per
son can believo ho would havo done
so, and no unprejudiced man can
dc.iy that his action in this regard is
prima facie evidence that in making tho
order referred to ho purposely struck n
blow which ho believed would cripplo tho
Cairo and Vincenncs railroad enterprise.
Why Judgo Marchildon voted for tho
order wo do not know, and why Judgo
McCrito voted to nnnul a contract ho
helped to make is a matter entirely be
yond our comprehension.
A few months after this peculiar order
had been promulgated in this peculiar
manner, tho Cairo and Vincenncs rail
road company approached tho County
Court, backed by tho potition of n
largo number of citizens citizons who
represented two-thirds of all tho taxablo
property of tho county, intelligent gon
tlemen who know what thoy wero doing
and asked for tho restoration of tho
"donation contract'' nnd tho appoint
ment of a trustco to hold tho bonds In
trust for tho county. Tho trustco
clause of tho potition was afterwards
withdrawn. This potition tho court
trcuted with marked disrespect, declaring
in an order that many of tho citizens
who had signed it did no, know what
they wero do'.ng, nnd that uuduo influ
ences had been used to obtain signatures.
Pending this decision, Judgo Bross as
sorted that ho would not sign tho bonds if
tho majority of tho court ordered him
to do so. In this action nnd
this assertion of Judgo Dross wo
beliovcd wo saw an outcropping of hostil
ity to tho railroad cnterpriso a determin
ation to murder it in tho houso of its
friends. In this strange order tho court
ordored that tho court should tako into
consideration tho proposition to plaeo tho
subscription voted by tho peoplo on its
original footing, nnd to declaro its decision
on tho first Monday of April lust.
On that day tho court failed to convene,
nnd Judge Bros called a special term of
Boforo tho special term convened Judgo
Bross declared his wlllingncH to placo
tho subscription on its original footing, und
to order an olection on tho proposition to
restoro tho donation contract, declaring
that If it majority of tho electors of tlio
county should voto In luvor of tho dona
tion ho would bo in favor of restoring tho
contract. This determination of Judgo.
Hron wits telegraphed to Gen. Burnslde,
tho telegram having been first submitted
to his inspection nnd by him approved.
Tho court met In special session, and,ln
stcad of placing tho subscription on lln
original footing, agreed to mako It
on conditions which, l( thoy had been
accepted by tho eompr.ny, would, lmvo
rendered tho bonds vnluolcss unsaleable
Moro than this, In tho fuco of Judge
Bross' promise, tho court refused
to submit to tho peoplo tho ques
tion of restoring tho donation contract. In
this action of tho court wo bcliovod nnd
yot bollovo wo saw n spirit of hostility to
tho railroad enterprise n renewed deter
mination to kill it.
Wo aro nwaro of tho fact, that Judgo
Bross has nssertcd that ho wns in good
faith In favorof what ho promised to favor,
and got out of his colleagues all that could
bo obtained; but Judgo Marchildon, wo
are Informed, has said that ho voted
against tho order of tho special term be
causo it did not restoro tho subscription to
its original footing did not go lar onouch
In tho direction of tho wishes of friends of
enterprise ; whllo Judgo McCrito declared
on tho day on which tho order was made,
nnd after it had bocn made, that ho did not
know exactly what tho court had done
that tho subscription hud been mado with
somo sort of restrictions which ho did not
clearly understand. Hero wo have two
members of tho court protesting that tho
order of tho court did not meet
their views, nnd ono member that ho
did not know what had beon ordorod.
Who enn explain this mystery? And
whit is still moro astonishing, In thosnmo
breath. In which Judgo Bross asserts that
ho wished to do moro than tho court did,
ho declares his determination to not do
anything moro In behalf of tho project,
not if tho city of Cairo should sink not
if nincty-nino voters in every hundred in
thocounty should order him to placo tho
subscription on its original footing r.nd
restore tho donation contract.
In tho faco of theso facts, there are n
few of tho citizens of the county who up
pluud tho action of tho court, and wo arc
informed that Judgo Bros has said his
determination to do nothing mure to rest
on his oars has grown out of the fact
that ho has been abused. Wo cannot be
lieve this. Judgo Bross is n man of firm
convictions an Intelligent gentleman, for
whom personally we entertain a sentiment
of warm friendship and respect, and wo
have too high an opinion of his manhood
to bcliovo that ho would allow so trivial a
cause us tho abuse of any mnn or set of
men to wurp him trom doing what
ho believes he should do. Ho
too much of a man to
say : "1 know I ought to do this or
that, but won't because tho .9n, or the Pa
per, or The Uulletin, has mado a mouth
at mo." Ho is, wo hope, too much of a
Democrat to tav: "I know the peoplo
nro In favor of this enterprise, but I will
not do tho will of tho peoplo becauso I
don't liko Col. Taylor, and disliko Con
tains Uurd nnd Hallidnv." Ho cannot bo
driven, wo know, but wo hope that he can
bo reached by reason that ho can bo in
fluenced by tho will of his constituents.
Wo tWoforo hopo that tho movement
now on foot to obtain an expression of
public sentiment by petition and a public
meeting may meet it return of good
results; nnd wo appeal to tho County
Court to Judgo Bross and Associnto
Justices McCrito and Merchildon ap
peal to thorn in bohalf of tho ondangcrod
prosperity of Cairo and Aloxandor county,
to give to this mnttcr unprejudiced con
sideration, and, sinking individual prejit
dico in consideration of tho public weal, to
comply with tlio earnest desiro of tho poo
plo, and by granting tho petition of tho
Cairo nnd Vinccnnes railroad company
leave no room for tho churgo that thoy
nro In enmity to tho Interests of
tho city and county in which thoy
live. Granting tho prayer of this petition
may not sccuro to us tho Cairo and Vin
cennes railroad, but granting it cannot in
any ovont work to tho disadvantage of tho
people of Alexander county cannot tako
from them a cent unless for it thoy obtain
a fair equivalent.
Citizen's Meetino. Yesterday morn
ing, at tho request of tho attorney and
resident directors of tho Cairo nnd Vinccn
nes railroad company,n number of citizens
hold nn informal meeting at tho rooms of
the Delta Social Club, to consult with ref
erence to tlio Aloxandor county subscrip
tion and donation contract. About twun-
ty-flvo persons wero present, but no for
mal action was taken. Captain Win. P.
Halliday was called to tho chair, and Mr.
E, F. Davis was appointed socretury.
After Genorul Itaum hud mado a state
ment of tho condition and necessities of tlio
Cairo and Vincenncs railroad company, n
motion was mado to appoint n committeo
to prcparo for circulation in tho city und
county, a potitbn praying tho County
Court to reconstdor its action in rofurencu
to tills matter, and restoro tlio donation
contract. Tho motion was unanimously
adopted, nnd Messrs. Taylor, J.M.Phil
lips nnd Obcrly nttmed us tho com niltoe.
Aftor this action hud been taken, It was
suggested that, as tho meeting had been
called Informnlly, without intention to
tako doflnito action, nnd tho great muss of
tho peoplo took a lively intorest In tho
railroad project, that it would bo well to
cull a mass meeting, to bo hold on Tues
day ovening.noxt at tho court home. A
motion to this cifoct was miulo and adopt
ed, and tho committeo on petition wns in'
structed to report to said meeting. Gen.
Raum nnd Judgo Pldgeon woro, on mo
tion, requostod to ho prosont and address
tho meeting, nnd kindly consented.
Hamilton's Buehu und Dnndollon, us
good an urtlclo as Helmbold's Buchu and
for lean money, for salo at P. G, Schuh's
drug stor, ' my-Jltf
At tbe Court Home on Tneeilay Even
A grand mas3 meotlng of tho friends of
tho Cairo and Vinccnnes Railroad will bo
held on Tuesday evonlng next, at tho
Gen. Ratim, Judgo Pi'ugoon, und others
will bo present nnd address the mooting.
Every citizen of Alexander countj',
who desires tho construction of tho Cairo
and Vincenncs rnllroad every citizen
who is interested in tho prosperity of
Cairo nnd Alexander county, should bo
present nt tho meeting on Tuesday night.
Advertisers wishing to nvnil tjioni
selves of tho very large edition of The
Weekly Bulletin to bo Issued noxt
Wednesday reaching nearly 7,000 eopicj,
and containing nn cl.ibornto and comprc
honsiYc statement of tho commerco and
manufacturing nnd other business inter
ests of Cairo will plcaso hand in tholr
fnvors not later than Tuesday morning
Ho, For Chicago.
Persons wishing to nltond tho Gorman
Pcaco Jubileo to bo hold in Chicago, May
29th, can procure Tickets at tho olllco of
tho Illinois Central railroad In this city
for $15,00 for tho round trip. Tho salo of
tickets will commenco on tho 28th nnd
discontinue on tho 29th, and tickets
will bo good until tho 30th, inclusive.
To Iheac the Attention of the Public
m Imperially liivlint.
Allah. Tho barber hop of Wm. Alba,
on Commercial nvenue, near tho corner of
Eighth street, Is iho placo to which nil
overs of a good, cloio shuvo with razors
sharper than tho wit ol twenty Jerrolds,
wind their way. tf
Meats. Tho nranch meat shop of James
Kynnston, located on Commercial nvenue,
next door to tho grocery storo of James
Carroll, is now In full blast, nnd this pop
ular butcher 5 supplying all tho refined
in out union of Omt portion of tbo Fourth
Ward with splendid meat. If you havo
not tried him givo him n call. tf
llimc's. Himo, at tho old stand, on
Sixth street, near Ohio leveo, is conduct
ing his barber shop in n flrst-class style.
It is n model establishment in every par
ticular, and whllo in bis charge all its cus
tomers will recelvo courteous attention,
nnd tho benefit of excellent workmnnhlp.
Hair cutting, shaving, shampooing, etc.
lime, Loom la A Co. In Ihe Frozen Field
Tho ico wagons of Huso, Loomis & Co.will
commenco to dollvor ico about tho city on
Monday, May 1st, and will continuo to
mako daily rounds each morning (Sun
days excoptcd) during tho presont season.
Orders loft at tho otllco of tho company,
corner Ohio levoo nnd Eighth street, will
receive prompt attention. Huso, Loomis
& Oo. nro also prepared to fill nil orders
In ttio steamboat and shipping trade.
Corner Washing-ton Avcnna and Four
Fred. Bla.ikcnburg's saloon is nowly
and elegantly fitted up and supplied with
tho finest winos, liquors, beer, cignrs, etc.,
that can bo found in tho city; nnd Fred
his no superior as n dispenser of delightful
bovorages. Do not forget tho placo, cor
nor Uth stroct nnd Washington uvenuo.
Sewing Machines. Attention of
persons wishing a flrst-cluss
sowing mnchino is called to tho
lato unproved Wheolcr and Wilson's.
Thoy cannot bo oxcolled for a family
machine, or for light manufacturing pur
poses. All nro invited to call and oxain
no tho Improvements. J. C. OARSON,
apUOillm Agonts, Cairo, 111.
1 do not blow iv.i other tmrberi do,
Nor kc oi my razor like Ivlnc William awonl
llrcaute hU Hord rough I
I keep my rnz'ira sharp and keeu,
Cups ami Tnu cN nhmys clean,
rorfiiinery, too, of nil tho brand,
Thnt'r mado in thl or other land.
I bI; my enemies nnd frlenda,
Come anil see, 91 Ohio Levee,
DANIEL UUllT.rtT'S lUrtUEU BllOl
Notice to the TnAin: and Puiilic
I havo nn excellent cutter who li its cut for
many years on Broadway, Now York.
Being desirous of ueeiug tho West, ho has
made an engagement with mo. Comoand
try him. I only usk a trial. I hnvo tho
best assortment of ploco goods in tho city
nnd prices which defy competition,
dlw JOHN ANTKI3L
Mr. P. G. Schuh, druirglst, Commercial
Aveuuo, nonr tho postolllee, proclaims his
ability to soil Feathor Dusters cheaper
than any other denier In tho city. m'JItf
Gents' Oxford Ties, Prinjo Alberts
and Opora Slipper, at tho 'City Shoo
Storo," corner of Commercial nvenue and
Eli:hth street. tf
GERMAN SCHOOL PICNIC.
In VlUS YiT ,ch01 Pi0nlc wiU b "eld
1 or 0lu,1n on -Monday noxt. In tho
vcnt o'on Monday tho picnic will
bo held on Tuesday.
Arrangements aro being perfected for nn
occasion In which parents as well as ehll
drcn can partlcipato-for a dav of eenoral
rocrcntion and amusement.
V committeo of ladios, consisting of
-Mrs. Alba, Mrs. Korsmoyor, Mrs. Stock.
loth, .Mrs. Pruss, Mrs. Schuh, Mrs.
Schwnnltz, Mrs. Wlrschlng and others,
havo charge of tho flowor and refresh-
mcntdcpartmont, nnd tho contributions so
curcd assuro thorn of comploto success.
Tho friends of tho school hnvo mado do
nations of hnm, chicken, veal, dried beef.
fruits, vcgutnblcs, cakes, confections, Ice
cream, lemonade, etc., In sufficiently liber
al quantities to warrant tbo conclusion
that nil who may attend will bo bounte
Tho children of the school will moo1, t'
tho schoolhouso in the morning, and, If tho
weather bo favorable, thoy will march
through tho prlncipul streets of the city.
Should tho weather bo very warm, how
ever, they will march directly to tho pic
Onco there, them will ho no lack of
amusement for either old or young.
There nro halls for dancing, shaded wnlks
for promenading, arbors and scats for
thoso who chooso to pass tlo tlmo in
social "chit-chat;'1 swings for tho littlo
ones; music for ovcry car. and delicious
ice-cronm, ice-cold lemonade, cake, con
fections, etc., for nil who may fool dis
posed to indulgo In that kind of luxuries.
It is tho aim of tho ladles nnd gentle
mon charged with the management of tho
picnic, to mako it especially pleasant to all
who nttend. A small charco for
admission 25 cents will bo mado at tho
gate, and ns tho amount thus collected
will go tho German school fund, it will, no
doubt, bo paid most cheerfully. Tho Gor
man school is an educational institution
thnt is crcditnblo to our city, nnd, sinco It
Is kept up without imposing nny burdon
on tho public, ovcry citizen who can spam
an hour's time, should enter an appcar
anco at Flora Garden, to show, by his
presence, a good will for the school.
Everybody Is invited, nnd, wo shall miss
our reckoning grcntly, if tho largest crowd
is not seen in Flora Garden, on Monday ,
next, that ever gathered thero. my272t
Take Notice. Time Table of the
i.linois Cextp.al Railuo ad. On nnd
after Sunday, Mny Mth, 1871, tho follow
ing timo-tablo will govern tho arrival nnd
departure of passengor trains at Cairo:
Depart Mail train, daily,- 11:45 p.m.
Express, daily 2:45 p.m
Arrive Mail, daily 3:30 a.m.
Express, daily, except
Sunday 3:30 p.m.
Although tho regular St. Louis train is
taken olf both trains out of Cairo will hnvo
through cars for St. Louis, which will bo
takeu through from Du Quoin by tho trains
on tho Bcllovillo road. Direct nnd closo
connection will bo mado at Du Quoin, nnd
thero will bo no clinngo of cars from
Cairo to St. Louis. Tho train leaving
Cairo nt 11:45 p.m will hnvo a through
sleeping car for St. Louis. Tho attention
of shippers Is especially called to tho fact
that a Fruit Express train will leavo
Cairo daily, Saturdays excepted, and will
mako tho run from this city to Chicago in
JAS. JOHNSON, Agent.
Decoration Day. Tho ceremony of
aotoruting tho soldier's graves In tho Na
tional comotory at Mound City, will tako
pluco on Tuesday, Muy 30th. For tho ac
commodation of tho largo numbor of cit
izens of this city who propose to nttend,
arrangements havo been mado with tbo
steamer A. Baker to mako two trips dur-
ng tho day, currying all adult porsons for
10 cents each, and children undor ton
years of age, frco. Tho boat will loave tho
foot of Eighth street at S o'clock a. in., and
12 o'clock m promptly. All porsonB who
desiro to go should bo on board at that
my25td IKE B. HUDSON, Master.
i i i i an i
Toiiacco Dikkct for Europe. Messrs.
Hurd & Son, of tho Ballard Tobacco
Warehouse, shipped yestorduy sixty-fivo
hhds. of tobacco from this city direct to
Antwerp, ria tho Springllold and Illi
nois Southeastern Railway, which road
Messrs. Hurd & Son roprcscnt in this city.
Tho firm announces that It Is now pre
pared to fill ordors of any magnitude,
and givo as cheap rates as nny competing
lino from any othor point South or West.
The Fenton Corn Mill. This estab
lishment, corner of Commercial nvonuo
and Twcntloth street, Is now In chargo of
Mr. M. D. Gunter, who having purchased
and thoroughly refitted It, invites tho at
tention of tho public to tho fact that hoU
now prepnrcd to furnish dealers and fami
lies with tho very best article of corn meal.
Orders left at tho mill or sent through tho
postolllco will receive prompt attention.
Who is it that does not liko smoking
hot biscuits for breakfast? Tho Famo
Cook stovo will buko them in flvo minutes,
time by tho watch. tf
Kkkp cool. ltetrigorators, ico chests,
witer coolors, I X L ico cream frcezorS'
bath tubs, japanned cloth for window
:roens, etc., etc., nt
HEE11WART, ORTH & CO.'S,
mylStf 130 Com. Ave.
Hear tho fact In mind that if it rainton
Monday, tho German school picnlo -will bo
held on Tuesday. my272t?
Men's Fino Sonl Skin Gaiters, and also
"Prlnco Alberts," at Elliott & Hay thorn's.