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I'lVBICIAN, Fur f en " Aeentiheiir, formerly
A nt Anna, t.'nuin cnuniy, minoi, nm w
... Sf.ii. lorated in t n.r . i'IIIf-CommHrnl
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WILLIAM 11. SMITH, 31. J).
KinmiFNCE-No. ' Thirteenth alrret, bo.
iVn Whlien ate nnonl Walnut aire. I.
. ,:.1L" niW rclal avenue, up Halra.
. (j. W. DUNNING, 31. 1).
l FSIDKNCB-cornrr Ninth and Welniil M.
K ome-coincr suit, meet n.l l.ln leveo.
Ono houra-f mm n Mn. to It m., and p.m.
ALLEN, MULKEY .t WIIHK1.-BU,
COUNSELORS AT LAW,
William J. Allen,
irlNtili iilur attention paid to river nnd ad
orrivK ROOMS 7 AN!) 8 winter's lU.DCK.
liltEKX Jfc GILBERT,
COUNSELORS AT LAAY,
wiiuam 11 mine
ITSpwUI attention iilven In Adiniinlly
- lim LEVEK, KOOM 7 ,NI H OVER
1'ITV : S'ATIHN A I. HANK.
TCESCAT 3IOHSINO, Jl'I.Y 11, 1871.
JOHN II. 01IKKI.V, Kniton ami I'l 11 imiiii.
Trimii r tnr. Daiit lliurriM
One (Mk, by curler, '
One jMrly furrier, In "Iih-p 1
One month. ly i.tfill, Js
Kit mniilhn -I -5
One yer, -
Tk4 tibial i iprnA luanUr tot n.v a f oftht tit; 0
a mSt-av ait journal ; mall, but fearltf ; out'
tpoin on all tvbjtttt of tnlerttt to the jmltie ;
mUahrft ml incrtan'tvi nrtulntujn, the llullc
tm tahntt tht patronage ot Mclligtnt rcacre ami
tnterprwng bunnut men.
THE DOILAR WEEKLY 1IULLETIN.
John II. Oberly & Co. hare reducod the ml)
icrlption price of the Weekly Cairo lliitlelln lo
0e Pullar jr annum, mMng it the chenpest pa.
perpubliihed In tkiulhf rn Illinois,
The patriotic citizens of an Ohio
town varied their usual Fourth of July
festivities by adding the cheerful but
somewhat novel feature of digging up
the remains of a couple of little girls,
tomahawked by the Indians fifty years
ago, oud burying them over again.
The Vh;i Patriot boasts that the
associate editor of that paper, Dr. Wag
gonei,isa trcatist or stangulated her
nia, and lias succcs.-fully operated on
tint kind of hernia after night, by the
light of a taper, unassisted. We would
suggest, that in honor of the doctorV
ability in this respect, and to distinguish
him from ordinary editors, lie should
hereafter bo designated ns (Juts Wag
goner. Tin: New York World docs not be
liei'n the expedition of Captain I Tall to
the north polo will benefit tho Tniied
States in any way, and says that even
if CaptainJUall docs dis:over it, "it will
' be more useless than a broken hop
' pole and the entiro Yankee nation will
1 be quite willing to let any body own it
4 wbo may bo pleased with so vain 11
The Union and I'acific railroads
havo completed thcii arrangements for
the sale of tickets for a journey round
the world. The journey will be made
in eighty-one days, will cost $1,2."0,
per capita, in currency, for which first
claas accommodations, including every
thing, will be provided. Tickets arc
now for sale in London and wi'.l soon
i'o purchasable at all tho principal
r.iilro:id office in this country.
fiiEliu, in his congratulatory Hpcceh
,0 the as.-einbly of 'Franco, declared
11,11 h government had met and put
d iwn in the persons of tho communists
"Ude of hateful villains. Tho coin
;"'" were bloody men, but how can
r"? w" Ml"'ed no mercv. boast of
ivuieucv. " ,n . . 1
'"til, women ,.! ,.u:n t mi.
"ether T 0"' hW ,0'
A 11.. It 1 1 i"l"!,rU f ,arisn'"1
'i l l ' ,J' "ucmnery should
")lludy the epithet of "villain."
j- . .. 111,111 nu iuiiuuu
' I'liuei 01 "villain.
liovwr . v. 7;. r-
m.-m Til k SEW DKPAl'.T
-"..uii i)tew nru ,lspert;n),
"imuiur ii 'illiuaii, of New-York
dll hoi dwdnrn f..r .1 . '
M Ute Fourth of J Uy ZvZ
11 ' true that tho uwrnn v i
'"Jt end,lrv ,i, . b uiu
....!.. .. Ll a"uro w"h heartv
-"MMIttK 1 VI
i ', IiO one who has n-..l i
uum,lf. ... .1.1 . -
iu biiouiUCr Willi
fl.k. .1.. 1 1 1 1
,,,u Klil' the ,
7 Libre Z , i;
SftTH ll... ... . ...
fe"ys, "is to
- - -iiiniii ll.
0r best of.
Governor Hoffman is an
Aillyconsid S UT"
? tthopubiie 'ln .vr11'111
. " Vi UCCOUICS
111 nu utterances
out in meeting
men are al
the lone run i itUCC0'rul ,n
allUdlgtaW( lsmueh talked about
u.b uuiuua tuau, like
obtaicj. tko oftcet. The
Manila j... , . """i.
aiioaks J tlio cautious man taken. Tho
American pcoplo ntlmiro boldness, but
aolilom ever volo for it. Governor
Hoffman timicrsfmitN tlio Munition nud
is playing bis cards with skill nnd con
fidence in bis ability to win tlio presi
HERNIA AND EDITORIAL AUIL-i
Wc bad lotiir endeavored to deter
mine, satisfactorily to ourself, the qual-
fications of n good editor. 1 lie sub
ject bad been present with us in tho
daytime, and had obtruded itself into
our dreams nt night. It was, in short,
ghost-like in tho constancy with which
it haunted our goings-out and coinings-
in. Rut the last number or. tho J'ulmkt
Patriot cave to our troubled mind peace
upon this subject lifted the veil of
doubt and led us out into tlio unclouded
sunlight of a full knowledge of what
constitutes groituess in the editorial
profusion. Let us, therefore, on this
all important subject, go somewhat into
detail. The Patriot Has two iuu
fledged editors and an associate editor,
At (bo "associate," Mr. Potter, of the j
Journal, (in tho language of the Pa.
trhl) "endcavorc. to thro dirt; lnI -
.. .1 . .1.- ..M tlnuenntntn XV.1S
mating uiai ri""
soiucwiar 01 a .""
tiro. To repel this charge the editor of
tho Patriot grasps his gray goose quill
and i.iforms the astonished world that
tho "associate" is of all men tho best
'nullified to fill tho responsible position
of editor. Ho is, says Aldeu, a sur-
. . .
gcon ; an cscncwcr o. quacKcry j a
contributor to medical scionco through
the medical press. Now, here is a
combination of good qualities which
would stamp him at once ns an editor
of more than ordinary ability; hut
when wc aro told that the "associate"
ins successfully operated on ttrangu-
latcd hernia, after night, by tho light
of a taper, without assistance, wo are
forced irrcsisfahly to tho conclusion that
f ho had not becomoan editor tho loss to
the world would havo been irreparable.
If the associate had operated on hernia
simple we might still have doubted
his fitness for the editorial chair, hut
having successfully treated strangulated
hernia, after night, by the light of a ta
taper, unassisted, wc can doubt no
onger. Hernia is defined by Wiseman
to be : "A tumor arisine: from the pro
trusion of a part of the intestines or
omentum into a sac composed of the
peritoneum," and wc have no hesita
tion in saying that the successful treat
ment of a strangulated tumor of this
kind, after night, by the light of a ta
per, unassisted, is infallible evidence of
superior editorial ability. It is true,
that an editor of this kind miiiht be
more nl homo on the subject of guts
than on political or literary subjects,
and might occasionally mix stuffed sau
sages and tripe with Grant and the re
publican party, but still his editorial
genius would shino resplendent. Wo
thorcforo congratulate tho Patriot in
having secured the services as editor of
a man so thoroughly posted on hernia,
straugulated anil otherwise, mid are
sure that as h increased in familiarity
with guts his afTcctinn for tho rep ublt-1
can party will become intensified.
(fivlie.-iMl from our KxeliariKP.I.)
Tho l'ov. A. S. Lakun,of Alabama, who
'lied so prodlujously' boforo tho 'Ku-Klux
committee, hns been discovored by the
Montgomry Advcrtlsor to bo tlio ltev
Annnntnt Suphlru Lakin.
Tho Ilermltiigu, Hickory county,
Knternrise, heretofore neutral In politics,
announces keelf Democratic for tho futuro,
tbeugh tho step should cost it Its entiro olll-
Tho southern correspondent of tho
N. Y. Journal of Commerce writes ns
follows from Augusta, Georgia: When
wo talk of polities in Augusta wo talk of
a onc-sidcil subject. Tho city U largely
democratic. Thocitv olllcers aro reicc-
. .1 .,,;.. . . .
lu t'umumnn, m HJ g urmuni
eari ii J on without a ripple of discord.
Tho merchants a numerous, responsible,
, , '. , ' ., 1 ,,
degren advanced and practical ideas.
rnt 1. . . .1 . I
They do not want any n iro war; t
ould oppose nnv attorn, t to rc-estat
hivory or overturn tiio constitntl
nmeirimonts. They nro satislled to
tho negroes voto, and thoy talk busi
i in-y uii nui wwii. i"ij 11 iru win, uiuj
tho negroes voto, and thoy talk business
in (tend of politic.
linn 1inH snva if Itnn Itntlnt vn
m. i..i .,..!. .i..i...,ia. .1 ....
guo let looso upon ttiis country sineo Its
",uL'Pcn"c,1C01 ins instincts aro ireacn-
oroiu. rnvnlulinntrv iiicirolb.m iin.l nvnrl.
T"ftt h ' l?
01 o"Kr0SS,"0,,. " Pr001 8ll8"iciry
llepubllcan politics is in a great measure
I C.,, t . i i i ... i
.1 . mli.,ti .. win, 11, .111 c 11 r llancc, woro equally incapable 01 ucionu
eny thut ""wnlty. A itli fio llnul downfall of hnB thomsolvcs.
1 ,M,t.) 13 liv. Ulll.) u I1IUIUI1UI UUL II IllllllUU
lfnnt,,u....,.li -....I - , I
I " b'viiiiuuv, Butii tiiusus as 1119 cuarnc-
1 lur mn,i 1 ,. 1 . , ,, , , .
H-r mint ho consiikuous. ltanacllv is his
one trait, tin Asiatic duality never boforo
w'lurmy cn vnu hemisphere.'
V..1II .... ' . . .
..v..,v. v..lu,t wus mxicon on tho lourth
1. cnpoiitan nobleman presented tho Tho so-called strong government of Ku
with n diamond pin woith $as,000 roposnoorod at our contrnl nuthorlty as
on the occasion of his recent Jubilee ,,ol"K tt3rly holpnoss for any grout crises.
rre.i,i,.,,i 1v1.11.. -r , .
.., m imc, in uuruuii univcr-
m"1 1,1 n""oaBruT0 near ('.entry-
ou w,,n 1" the vicinity l,t
I K t001c measures to croct a suitable
I ,nonUm''t over tho place,
-The aeath of
Anno isorton heuioyi
. . .
THE CAIRO DAILY BULLETIN, TUESDAY, JULY 11, 1871.
wlfo of ltonry Sodloy, formerly of tlio
Hound TMc, U nnnouncotl. Hlio tlio
daughter of .John Sinclair, of Tivuli, Mar
gate, England, find n ulster of C'.ithnrlno
Slnclnlr, onco wlfo or Edwin Forfeit, tho
Viindorbllt Is nld to l.o woit'i eighty
flvo millions of dollar., and should ha Hva
flvo yenrs longer it la believed bis estate
will bo worth ono hundred million.'.
OP GOV. HOFFMAN
AN AI1LK 1I0CUMKNT TIIH IiASOKKS OK
CENTRALIZATION COMMENTED UPON
11KAI), AND 1'ONllKIt.
HrAttor Nrw York, IWrcinvr. Ciiwni;n,1
Tolho Council ofBaclicmn or tlio Tammany Mo
I lmvo received votir invitation to bo
present nt tho colcbnitloti of the coining
Fourth of July, nt Tammany hull. I re
dd very much that other engagement.',
ontorcd Into beforo I received your Invita
tion, put It out of my power to comply
'''Yon will do well In calling attention to
tho fuot that nguln, now, us on tho great
Fourth of July, 1770, tho vital micitlon is
proised upon tho American peoplo whotli
or thoy bo governed by forco or govern
1 'yjJJ'Vceont civil trIfo led to n grout eon-
jr numinisiraiivo jour
eminent; but us tho war was
unit out of tljo ordinary courf o
of events, so this extraordinary exertion of
power should lmvo been tomporary anu
promptly iiuitnuoneu so soon us tno wor
ceased. In tho revolutionary strugglo of
'our forofnthoH; OoorgojWajhingtoti was
for a timo invested wftli powers almost if
not absolutoly dictatorial. The moment
actual war ceased this greatest of military
chiefs gnvo up his commission, divested
himself of power, and left all political ques
tions lo bo settled by tho freo and peace
ful deliberations ot tho pcoplo. Tho whole
civilized world, its monnrchs, Its states
men, its scholars, its people, looked with
awo upon thu simple grandeur of Ameri
ca's hero. To-day tho world at largo docs
reverence to his memory as to no other
namo among those who have controlled the
political destinies of men. Tho human
raco takes prldo in him; shall wc, his own
countrymen, surrender our faith In his
Our great civil war ended six years ago;
deliberations of tlio.'noonln are not vet tree.
Powers havo been lately conferred, under
a law ot congress, upon tno Amorican pros
ident which ought not to bo entrusted to
any man, ana wnicn no man is uoou
enough or wiso enough to wield. At his
own discretion lie may, under this wicked
law, suspond 111 nny portion of tho coun
try, north, south, eiinor west, all tho law
ful rights .of its citizens and govern it by
military force, subject to no restraint but
that of tils own will a power less limited,
less L'unrcleu, more ulisoiuto man that con
fcrrcd upon President Lincoln in tho timo
of actual war.
Tlio great political question now boforo
us is whether, in tho future, wo nro to bo
tho subjects of what is commonly called a
strong government, or shall continuoto bo
ns licretolore, a strong people; wiiatcver is
coniorrcu on tlio government is so mucn
taken from tlioin. What many men call a
strong government( meaning ono 01 oxtcnu
cd, unlimited powers) 'necessarily Implies
a weakened people. Tho two ''a strong
government anu a strong people can
not exist together. Tho question, of what
ever wo shall tnuko 11 government strong
or keen the people strong, H ono that nl
ways underlies our party divisions, but is
at timet prcsontcu more lioluiynnu Ulstinct
ly than ntothcrs. It wim plainly presented
nt tlio revolution of 17iU. Tlio
advocates of 0 strong government
lost. it was again sharply pre
sented in tho contest winch Drought .Mr,
Jcll'erson into the presidency, when also
tho advocates of a strong govcrnmont woro
put down. It is again as shnrply jiroiont-
eu to us to-day ; anu whatovor (juoeuons
of lessor and moro temporary Importanco
may have divided tho American pcoplo on
other occasions, it is tholr dutv now to
consider, ubovo ull things, whothor tho ab
sorption of all power into tho central gov
ernment, which is going on ut n fearful
rate, is consistent with tho pormanent
welfare of tho people, or oven with tho
nermanont strength und endurance of tho
It Ims been proved tuai tins great union
of ours cunnot to torn asunder. It is
clear, too, that tho rights of utates aro
rights within tlio union, best protected by
tho pcncotul remedies provided by tho
constitution. If, however, wo abandon
tlio wholesome principles which controll
ed in tho construction of our union, a de
cay moro fittnl than violcnco must super
vene This vast continont can no moro
bo woll governed In all things by ono
central authority at Washington
than was tuo wnoiu 01 r.uropo well gov
erned from Home in tho days of tho llo-
miin empire. The results would be. now
111 then, loss of chtRic'.tr and vigor in the
pooplc, and sooner or later tho broaking
down of tho government itself. Tho con
stitution of thu United States made a wiso
distribution of po. vers between tho federal
nmi tho state governments. Tho federal
government must lull to 1 nihil i'.s propor
'" iniiiuui uihuaiuuisuimrgo, nuiuui.
tiou to its own, tlio functions of stato gov.
crnmcIll3. HuVing too much to do it will
j0 nothing well.
Wc havo a shining Instance beforo our
oves to-dav in tho easo of imperial Franco.
ln that great empire centralization has
,,,, elj,,,lcto. Munlclmilltlos and nr.-
. . . . .
vinccs wero governed iromiuo cupitai, not
bv their own pcoplo. Ucnoral and local
atl'alrs aliko woro adminlslorod by the ono
central authority, ior twenty years past
nil IliU pnnl rnlizoil tmwrtr linn boon in tbn
mndj of OM0 gtront', ablo man. On tho
surfneo thhiira appeared to bo coinc on
smoothly and prosperously, so much so
that eomo Americans not llrm In tholr
f thlu our own system of government
j,ttV0 Loen WCftk enough lo contrast our
political condition uniavorobiy with inai
of KrailCO Undor Napoleon. TllO real
7ZX KSff'r S
day camo for tho French govornmont to
exert its utmost etrcneth it was found to
Ijo wuftU niitl rotten, uttorlv incapftblo of
. , "
nrjtoctlnLf tlio lioonlo. whounuscd to solf-rc-
I I. , ,
ionirasi 1110 lie piessncsa 01 rranco, n
.1.! ..1.1. ..'.i.i. .... .. ' .
... . . ..... . p .. . ...
mililn of nt tho outbrenk of oiirrrnwntplvll
1 . .. , .
war. Wo nauuiways lived undor what wo
called u weak central government, limited
in its powers, Willi low du
ties dovolving upon it. llcforo tho war,
tho mnss of our pcoplo novor saw an
olllclal of tho centrul government except
V"" I""" w i
l.ml tin. utrnnimst f'nvnrmaiit In tlw, tvn.lil
eut'olV from nil
themsulvcs, woro perfectly self.
uiu conorai novornmcnt
it tho llrst oiitliruak of war
I communication wlih ilm
country, rroparauonn to i0i)t tliu orlsi
wunt on Just us promptly wltliont tlio
uruurs qi liui iuviivmi.n.
I rommllteo nf clUstns I
your city rni,cd some millions ot monoy
for ImmedlaloTnxnon.lli,.. :.
nllons. Ono Hsl nguli c il70 n'cf 'our
would boa pressing need of tho covorn-
again In freo communication with tho
country, they round that just wl n they
would havo ordered to bo done had been
dono by tho pcoplo without orders. To
. 1 " u"" w" had sneered
nt Its helplessness, our govorninont was
found to bo vory strong ; Its strength was
11 1 1 t 5. V .",rcnB"' "ad bcon
wcl preserved, fur it Inul l.rw,., ir. i .1..
guardianship of tho people. All throuch
tlio; . ternlic contest the otTcctlvo
worn 01 procuring rocaults for tho
union nnny was dono by tho pcoplo thom
solvcs, In their town mooting ana through
their local authorities. It is tnv lolfof
hat if at tlio outbroak of our groat civil
war wo had been living for nnv Ionian nf
time under a strongly centralized govern
ment, nnd had hud that, with 11 trrriit
of strength, as our only reliance, wo should
have lulled to preserve 1110 union.
Those among in who nro advocating
went thev call a stronger centrnl Lovnrn.
monl nro urging a policy which loads In-
cvltably to weakness. A disregard of tho
healthful rules proscribed bv tho fouiidnr
of the republic must end In decay. What
wo need to insuro to our glorious union
long life nnd prosporlty Is. that wo should
keen tho pcoplo strong by limiting tho nets
of tho uovornmont to its nlmnlo
duties. Tho trovorrimcnt. ton. will thnn
bo strong in Its slmplicty, and In ltssccuro
rolianco upon a froo people.
Undor n system which scoksbyonocon
tral agency to look after everything in
murv iniri 01 our oxtonuod country, noth
ing will bo woll looked after. Tho public
service must necessarily become moro and
moro corrupt; lor wotclirulncss over tho
countless host of subordinate officers bo
conies an impossiblo task. Ono of thn most
oil'estivo incnsuros to-day townrds a much
needed civil sorvico reform would bo to
simplify our tax-laws, both thoso which
rcguiato tho tarifl and thoso rolating to tho
internal revenue, nnd thorobv to roduco
tho olllcers cngagod in thoir enforcement
to n number that can bo well watched.
It is right that tho practice of celebrat
ing tho 4th of Julv should bo kopt up by
biiu -&UIJII1IIIIIJ BUiJIUi, IUUI1UUU, US lb W MS
for tlio purposo of resisting efforts made,
s.ion nftor Its formation, to divert our gov
ernment trom its truo principles and
practice. 1 ou win ceieorato the day, 1 am
sure, not ns mcro partisans, but as Ameri
cans, clalmlnc svmnathv with and trom
all who havo faith in tho constitution nnd
prldo in tho past history of our land, nnd
all who aro ready to guurd the tho Ameri
can system government ns woll from de
cay as assault. It Is cssontial. especially
at this time, that our peoplo should bo re
minded nt what cost our tree government
was established, whul vigilance on the part
of great leaders it has required to preserve
it from timo to timo. nnd thut thov should
bo reminded, also, that wo hero have, In
fact, tho guardianship of tho causa of pop
ular freedom for tho whole human race.
No event could occur that would bo 'moro
disgraceful in tho history of man than that
wc, with our eminent advantages and with
this great trust in our hands, should sudor
free government to bo lost on this conti
nent nnd should imitato hero tho bad ex
amples found in tho old world, mak
ing ono man and bis will supreme
over tho peoplo and t'jeir rights. '
Wo should not emit, 011 this occasion, to
recall to our memory tho illustrious ad
ministrations of Jotferson nnd Jackson,
who, when colled nt difl'crent periods in
our history to tho presidency, although
themselves clothed with tho oxtensivo
powers legitimately belonging to that high
otlieo, and having, cncli of them, nn extra--ordinary
degreo of personal in
tluenco resulting from tho confi
dence nnd attachment of thn people,
abstained from tnking udvantngo
thereof to cnlnrgo their own powers, but,
on tho contrary, devoted themselves to re
storing tho propor limiin upon both tho ex
ecutive nnd h-glslntlvo departments of tho
fedora! government, which had bcon, in
many respects, ovorloskcd nnd disregarded
by their predecessors. "Wo shall best do
honor to tho momory of theso two
groat statesmen by ourselves renewing
tlio work in which thoy woro so earnest,
restraining unwlso and improvidont legis
lation, restorlngslmplicity nnd consequent
purity In tho administration of federal nf
lairs, combating tho disposition of con
gress to mcddlo with matters euttide of
their jurisdiction, lessening tho burdons
of taxation, and putting tho government
onco moro on tho safe track pointed out
in tno cuart icu to us by the wiso loundors
of tho republic.
Tho ncccptanco or non-accoptnnco of
certain nmcndmonU which havo recently
uecn mauo a part ot 1110 constitution ot too
Unitod .States is not a practical question".
Tho civil status of tho colored mun is es
tablished, and ho Is in actual possession of
the right o sufl'riiga Tho (task bo fore us
is to savo tho constitution as a wholo. To
uvo it as it Is rcoulrcs our best efforts.
Tho qucstior. of tho day is whothor
wo are to live under a constitution at all,
which shall bo construed by an impartial
court, so as to limit and restrain, as it was
intended to do, lcglslntivo And executive
power alike, or undor a hollow form of a
constitution, interpreted according to tho
expediency of tho hour by congross itself,
such interpretation being enforcod by an
unrestrained oxecutivo. Tho danger is
imminent thut wo may loso sight of tho
principles upon which tho govorninont is
founded, and which constitute its vital
forco principles which gavojto tho repub
lic great prosporlty nciorotho war, and in
war snvcu 11 irom uissoiution.
Voty truly vours,
John T. floKFMAN.
TUB LOCAL VltKPH.
(Kromllie New Tork Trlbuna )
Nothing is moro common thnn to hear
pcoplo tulk of what thoy pay for adver
tising, etc,,, at so much glvon to charity..
liuwBiiujiuir, uilliuuuillg 1110 VUIUO Ol
tho property in tho neighborhood, giving
uio louiuiiie in wnicn iney aro publlsliou
a reputation abroad, benefit ull such, par
ticularly if thoy aro merchants or real
estate owners, tlirico tho amount wooklv
of tho mcagor Bum thoy pay for their
support. Ucsidos, every public spirited
citizen has a laudablo pride in having a
jiu)iui ui mm.!, nu m not neuniuod, oven
though ho should pick it up in Now York
and Washington. A good looking, thriv
ing shoot helps property, gives a eharao
tors to locality, and is, in many respects
a publio convenience. If from any causo
tho matter in tho local or edltoral colums
should not bo up to yoHr standurd, do not
cast it aside and pronounco it good for
nothing, until satisllod tlioro has boon no
moro labor bestowed upun it than is
paid for. If you want u good rondublo
sheet, It must bo supported. And it must
not bo supported In a fooling of charity,
either, but bocauso you feel n nccosslty to
support It. Tho'local press Is tho power
thai moves iuu people,
flgy-A pharagraphist writing of tho
lately uoccasou Historian of (Irocce, says:
"In porson, Air. Groto. as soon of lalu von r
in his rosidonco in Havlllo How, near tlio
Albany nnd on tho streets of London, was
a bravo and vonerablo old uonllonmn of
average holght, slightly bent, with gray
hair, smooth faco, a rcinurkablo broad for
head and peculiarly winning manner!.
no una long ooon in leouio iicnim, anu
IIT, I V, 1,1. ni,ni l.nl,la An.l 1... mul...
tloa in ull tlilnrra nvnn In ttuilv. bill boon
able for to prolong his useful llfo to tho
AN ILLINOIS PAUM.
iwonlv .vears nin. n fm ii.. ....
square In Livingston county, Illinois, was
cntorod by its nrosont nnn t i o. Z...
ro. It Is now lubdlvldod Into T thirty.'
o farms of 1.280 wi.s....i. y.
being run by separate soU of hanQs, tlio
wholo under tho direction of tho owner,
M. L. Sull van. Thero nro 15,000 acres
undor tho plough; 250 miles of hedgofonco.
bolides othor fences; 160 miles of ditch for
draining. Ono hundred mm, rv,,,.
drcd work horsos nnd mules are employed
on tlio farm, besides two bookkeepers.
full lilnnuamltha .n.l 1 '
An accurate account is kopt of each iut
inrni, mm wun oacn man, norio, and mulo,
tho animals being Ml namod or number
ed, and charged with the amount paid
for tbsm and their food, and credited with
inoir iauor. xno enure rarra, with lm
nrovemonU and personal property on It,
Is now valued at about $2,000000.
THK 17TH Or JUNK AND TIIK I. ATE MH.
Tho Cincinnati Enquirer remarks ths
the anniversary of tho battlo of Uunkor
IIII1 tho 12th of Juno was an ovcntul'
ono to Mr. "Vallandigham. Had tho horo"
scropo of fate cast lis intluonco upon
bollof, ho certainly would have regarded
this day with suporstition and approhon
lion. It was on iho 17lh of June, 1803,
that bo ran the blockade from tho South
and oncountorcd the dangers of oxilo, tho
1CB and ilnolli. f)n thn 17lli nr.Tn IQl'. l
wsa w V VUflVf UUTi
A year to a day exactly, ho reached his old
uoino anu maao a ipcccii in myton, then
laboring under on apprehension of re
nowned military arrest. On tho 17th of
Juno, 1871, ho died n victim to an unlucky
accident from bis own band. It so hap
pened that it was loven yoars aftor hit ro
turn, and in a jcar in which tho figuro
seven so promptly appear to mark tho
UjU O-G-X S T S
in rt'LL mr
AT IIAHCLAYS' PKL'0 STOUt.
Fiuk Ht rpir, Iitr.
MOCKING BIRD FOOD
ill iruir ro mi umicrr toiih
At Da ho la vh'.
v. li m ii o ii n ' (
QIJAl'E l CATAWDA
) 'foRAritl I:
ANU all or
HKI.MHOI.D'N MEDIMN EN
FRKHii vnoii rir.sT hasps,
Alwnj H in iitock in large mpl'ly, nail for nl b
11 n r c I ' Dr,
PEESH BLTJE lilCIC
jtiiT ii r. c k i v i: ii
I'r tnlf Uy (Ill-UlnMH, llulllf Or (JhIICII
ISyExTRA 'ink Coloone;
&Gknuink Imi-ortrd Extracts ;
-IlAiit, Tooth and Nail IIrushks;
93F1xdi KuiuiKii Nubskky Oooi;
PUKE WHITE LEAD
I'UKE FRENCH ZINC.
llont grade In Urge rtock nn.l r
rioty, very ctiMpi
Full Line or CoLons,
Mir ami ix oil;
rlnt Ilrualiea, I.loaool Oil,
Wliltcwaali Uriiahoi, Turpnlin.
Vnrn'Hhes, Ete. etc.,
ALL KINlirt ASU trAXIIAIltl ql AI.IIIIS
CARL L. THOMAS,
U prepared to do all kind of plain and orna
mental PAINTING, -
KALSOMINING, TAPER HANGING
8 ION WBITINO, IIC,
At flgurea winch Uefj all compellOD, and la be
tiittticat BtyloLfttie jMlnter's art.
SHOP IN THE PERRY HOUSE,
CORNKIl 0V COUMBttCUlr. AYISU
CAIRO CITY COAL
Ia prepared to Mipily,ouitomcra with tlio beat
PITTSBURG AND ILLINOIS
tllll, Illtt-n .. I ., . .. t 1
nn.u ao nine, ncni 11 "
"OT "lagowhich thoy lit I lo nlrc-.
iiu. mwiiAUS DOLDEN I1ALSAM.
No. 1 nmi '2, nr ,1m Krenlot nltcrnlivcx known.
Lilt. ItlOH Alf'H OOf.tlRN Vt.ivti, I....,,.,,,,
JJ Kr,,"let t-itilc and aatririKcnt In thomj.
lilt. IllcilAli'ft ridf.ripv ivait,. ..r..
U the only reliable .Imralic.
. i i . . . "r"uul "u"'1 "''i cjirnall
coini.lalnn, ami beneftt non i hut are Knataiit.i
fiiSfC.?riii,S""",,'V' ,h.n all i ll "f
lmlaM, haa Mil!. Tana of I louwmla earl
rcotrj ihefr uae. bo hava loatall hotw, an
Men PtonOHBiied aa Incurable by thabeai of our
DR. RIOHAU'S GOLDEN BALSAM
No. 1. curaa ulcer, nlceratoil a
mntilft. anrA ai. iiifntiniia mnil.
colortd Motchw. sorQecn of lh Mlp. Mrotutn.
Wood purifier known, reumea U Lgercurr from
IllJk ltrl . ami Hia klt.l . . a
nn. ftti'iTAiT-H fHir.nPv nii.mu
So, 2, curoa morciirlnl ancctJcmi, rbeuinMidm In
All II. rtaaa ..l ..... ..Il.rl.. . II
a m atiiiDi nil (JIU llllllirUIH V IL'IIQI III H
Dlt, UICHAU'fl (JOM)KN ANTJDoTK.
A rii'llcftl euro for nit urinary Ueranxemeiitn.
D1U HIUIIAU'H (I0LII;N EL1XIU D'AMOUIE.
A rvJIcftl cure fornrnriun orfciiernl tlfl.illty, In
i iru f. pr tjumri r mu lur 9
On receipt of price. thrirpnifil' will U uliip
ayvia to wist 'taK;( iuwi iittniii mil fMlIU ill Pll
corrrnpon.'it. Nodo tfiiulii without Ummiwiih-
llf IIU. KHMIAll'M fl(ll ttl--. IMUatila.U ll II
iviHirsf avm riiiieiMr muwii 111 l trn ui
CirtMiIata tent. Tr&iU unnlla.I m n litrmt ill
Addrcji. Dr. D. 1!. Itirli.ir.U Vurl lr.-l . N.Y.
Hp, moory. Ii) exprcua or orlir uootlm
llirnntrh vnitr lriiintnl ..! vnu rll ... ulil.
.... --p,-. J .'nl'TII OIK4 J w 14 will im-i- V I III
nn in li?.iuuir
I.I 11". IVStlftA.ICK.
"iNTKitlfsTTpA "vTng" PL A N "
A new ami novel yileni ol Ltd. Iii.urniK-.- iu
f'onllv Inirinliic..,! by Ilm
MISSOURI MUTUAL LIFE
OF NT. I.Ol'IH.
Ily thli ijirm, I,ilo Inliraneet furnln.Vil
aa lltllo cost aa bv 11m unual nlHna. and Ihu i ut
lor hoi ler rwelvea nn aiiDiiHl InleieiK ol m-veu
pwr cent-opon alt the money palUby hitnlutli..
vuipyaj , iib aonuai, ir.n)iuin iuua eariMiiir
lilroaa.tnuoha.ia uoremment lond.
Tlie plait 1i ln'lliorouKily orltiolnM arnJ
fullr;lndQraoa .b .me .mojt cnluent acluarie
and akUlful maUu-maliuiaui ialliulauli In.iic.
II ban bol yet In-rn the aurject of unl.roralje
ineniion in ny roecuu.io iiarr.
Office uf Iho Cll.ahjr,
XORTHWKST COIINKU tOUUTII ANIJOL1VK,
ST. LOUIS, 310.
ARTHUR 11. BARRETT, lWln.t.
Bkkj. Williams, Secretary.
rtanka hlxli In Ine lint ol noun J, thrifty Welerr
Ithaaasuta mure than enouKh to cover ii la
linl.llltli-a In n.l.lltlo.i In the canilal.
ltliaa ono humlrvil Ihoiiiund ilullara lerile-i
with the Hlaloor Mlxoiirl n a rpiui run
nntfi. in it trfilmv tmlileri.
It haaconiplicil fully with Iho new l:inol tin.
niaic. wnicn are qunu an fxiuiinK iuu inuru iikli
Iv.nrorr.d than Ihrmoof luAateru Htatei.
It Invetta ita fumlt In tho Weal, aiiiunc Un
people from whom tney are reeeiteo.
Ita management iaviKoroilii, akillful wiJ
Ita annual income fiom tho inlerent alone j
already more than Mitficlenl to piy IU luii-.
It iKsuot tiollcu-a iitxjn ihu onhnarv lifn ami en
dOHmcnt plana, nt the aainu rnU na other lint-
The policy holdera receiro all the profit In an
The aloe It holder can receive oaly ten r
reut. or interexi on tneir capital, ny ine lernx ia
Th annual UlridenJa to lollcv hoMeia aie l
ready greater than many M K ixtern Companlei
have ever been able to pay.
TheHUIaof llhnoia bald U! vear about loi.l
million dollar" lor I.i fu Iimuranoc.
Wbr aend ao much mouev out ol tl u Slate-
away lo New York nnl New England for an artist
uiaimay oe promiceu jui its cuenp v vur inuru
aprtMnwll Aat Ht I'alro.
The IllinnU Central Il:ill Hond Coiilliiliy now
oiler for vale thn following ilencribed loin lu l-'iml
Addition to tuo uuy oi uairn, via :
Lot 27 block . IM 'it block I'l,
18 20, " 27 " bl,
5 ' w, ' 'It " l,
G " " 31 " HI,
' sa " ti, " 31 " w.
Kor terma, ete., apply to JAMESJUlt.NiU.V,
DOUBLK-AOTINO "WINDOW LOCK
HANHKL'H I'ATKNT THK ONLY RKLIAIILK
WINDOW VAHT OUT,
. BERLIZHEIMER & CAUN,
Bole ownera of the Terrihrien of Iho Stolen of
Illlnoln, Wlaconaln nud Iowa, aud
Ageota for other States.
General Offiuk 00 Wabhinotok-bt,
F. a. MURRAY,
GAS AND STEAM FITTER
HAD REMOYKD yilOM FERRY UOVBE
BRICK BUILDING on SEVENTH ST.
orrosiTK wintkr'8 block,
I-TK haa areatly Improve.l hi. "took. nJ haa
JLL now ou liana uu kiou. m
IB HAS' MARKED DOWN PRICES
To the lowoal llvlnc and he invltea the
'to UN II. OUKRLYA CO.'B Hook bindery, In
O the liuuif ia llulldlng, i prepared to funuah
all kind of blaoK oooiu to oo puuinauu uu mi
DOOnN, HANII. KTCl
t -kt rim n u vrnx. f
BLINDS, WINDOW (1I.AHS,
Ofkick on Tenth St.,
llrlMren I'uiiimrrrUI kihI Watabluft-luu
AO F. NTH lor Ihvk Klvei Paper (iimpany'a
HheaihlDK Fell and (.artiOVmont.
il. W. John'a Improvwl Hoc linn alwayt oa
W. II. MORIil", II. H. CANUKC
Notary Public, No. Pub, and II. H. Cora.
FIRE, UVU., OAKOO, LIVE STOCK,
Aael m ',M,VII 77
NORTH AUKIICA, PA.,
Ap.-t-.. z,irt,ziu a
.... rt.. I,, OI,l3 Vi
INTERNATIONAL, N. Y.,
' ir-ia.MII.HI.),,.,, , ,aa,(lll 4lU,g'-1 If,
At'eia H ii,V2J uu
Ael. Sll,e73 08
A 1 "01.1 Ol,il 1
AMERICAN CENTRAL, MO.,
CONNECTICUT MUTUAL LIFE,
AlPei. H(l3U,U.JUfAAI w
TRAVELEItV, HARTFORD, LIFE AND
Aracta ...l,Vi0,0iii 14
RAILWAY PABBENOERB' ABBURANf K
A"e t rio,orxj i)
Aaael M M0,t2 C8
S AFFORD, MORRIS & OANDEK,
71 Ohio Uvm,
City National Hank, CAIRO, ILL.
FIRE AND MARINE
NIAQASA, N, Y.,
nI"'n mi I t.atM.itlM .T'""
(JEHMANIA. N. V.,
HANOVER, N. Y.,
REPUBLIC, N. X.,
Coroprlalnx the Underwriters' Agency,
YON KERB, If. Y.,
Alieta m,i li
Aaaeta 4U,103 23
FIIIEMEN'a FUND. B.
AunelN 078,000 08
SECURITY, N. Y. MARINE,
Aaela ,.,1,132,81'J 00
STORK, Pwellmea, Furniture, nulla and O.ir.
goe, Intttred at ratoa im fnvorablo aouiiJ,
permanent aeourlly will warrant,
I reipectlully aak of the oitiaeoi of Cairo,
ahare ot their patronage.
it Office-a) Firtt.NalloaalDin'c
B-. . uiiijrnQ von.
nlUo eteomera nt any hour.
Kioaa or uibuw.