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palao;n by Ibeirams on the IIcIIctiIIo road, lib
net and close connect : will be ms.no at I)u-
nuoln.anith'-r'wiH no change or emit from
Cairo to M. Ii Tho tr.iln leaving CuirJ nt
11.(5 f rn.wi'l hate ihrH(tli sleeping c.ir lorHI. i
(J1 ; 1 1 the f.cl rniit I.xprct Irnlii u ill
lento Ciro datly.Saturdayii expected, nnJ will
in.ik iherjnfrorn this cily to ChicAgo In twenty.
Iiuhonrs. JA-S. J'lHNbON, Agent.
QUICKEST I'.OUTK FROM SOUTH""
ILLINOIS CENTRAL R. II
Sr. 1.011 LOCISVILLE, CINCINNATI, Cm-
iaoo, New York, Boston,
l'OLSTa EAST AND WEST.
PssMcger trains arrive t and leave Cairo fob
Ataivr... ......... 3i3iu.m 3i30 n.rn.
Dtraar UiSSa.m Ji43 p.m.
Mth trtioi coqdcH it Centralis with train on tne
Tint, Dw'atur, BloomlngWu, El I'ao, I, Halle,
adoU, Krport,iln, Dubuque, anil
ii iNjiuva in iiiidois. jiisioun,
JtlniijoU, A'ucon'ln ml
Iokk. And witb
running Eat ami Vet for
AalatChhjowith Michigan Central, Michigan
Southern, and Pituburu, Fort Vavnf
and ChiKO Itailroad? lor "
Dtroit, Cleveland, Dunkirk.
f!Uayv .. """ton. Philadelphia,
Jjlagra Falli, Krie, Iluflalo,
Kiw York, I'lttiburs, llaltirnore,
AND ALL POINTS EAST.
r,?t,',tilJ.ovP'' ticlie" n. infurraatlon, apply to
Hlinoi( Ontral Itailroad Der-it. I
W. P. JOHNSON,
i .,... V.'T'' P"'DRer Agent, Chicago
J. JOIINN, Agent, Ciro.
MOUND CITY AND CA1HO.
T11E STEAI TUG, CACHE
Cait. William H. Sandusky.
FOUR TRIPS EVERY DAY
CAIRO -A.1rX) ouxd. CITY
oot or iii.HTH nar.r.t.
At 7 A.M.
At 8.30 A.M
. 10 A.M.
At 11.30 A.M
At l30 r.M.
At C.30 r.M.
WILL LAND. "WHEN HAILED,
SOI FACTORY, HAWE's LA.VWNO, KY.
mouth or caciie, marine ways,
ASV NAVY YAKII.
ATCil FP.EE.and $30 a ilay ure, no hum.
hue Addre.i ttith ntjtini. I.tf-ri a ivi
U.burg. Pa. JjlMdw.tii!
1 flHft ,1i00K WANTKOlllghet
l,UlfU ConnniMien SS.Oijk In premium., rluh
combination or diK-oiuit. A New Plan, circulir.
.'. AiJdrjM M. Lafayette lljrn, W Cedar
t'r-.t, New tork. Jyiaivlt
nilll. regular annual term of thin Law t-4ir.
X willopen on Wedneaday, October Ulh, U:i.
I-ullcour.e, two termi lx iiiouiIih, e.eh. -tu.
l.Dta admitted to the aeniorrlat. nexarnlnaii'in
by application on or Ufore (ictoj.r. ;tli. I;i.
ii'ire." ,'r aanuu'- Vot V tl'ltrn
C3-. 3. STEWAET.
Aciinjj iJein of l.aw Kacully,
tiOIi .VORTII SrdSt,ST. l,OI'IS. MO.
IOK L'ltIMM SALUU.V.
LOUIS XASSASWS "
ICE OBEAM JSALOON,
To tmii injuhne in the city.
FAMILIES OR PARTIES SUPPLIED
OH BUORT NOTICE.
toUHtla? t'llt',"t Qlu; public ( re.pectfully
HO. 150 WASHINGTON AVKMl
Uaa on hand
A FINE STOCK OF WATCHES,
CLOCKS, JEWELRY, ETC.
Pr.lcLlar attention given to
BKPAIRINU pise WATCH K8.
The Urg,t ltw.k 0,
GOH AND BILVKU WATCHES
iVH ...... Mi. I,.l.
i printing contrrtil .for, and prbinytly and
fiedily neculed, In (he Dulleliu UibV Jvl"
wpaxr tuadlng lalIJtbUicnl. "
.7' . '-'troi i-itt
HAVE TWB.VT1 J'KK
Hi Inlying J our
VftsliiiiKl"n-nv., Sv:r Cosliim House,
Mcc"r.. HiclilininirsthcrA iltslro to inform iUn
citiuiOR of Ctiro that tliry are manufacturing all
VLMS AND FANCY FURNITURE
An I hrtvp now on lianJ anJ for te, at
Wliolruilr nml Itolrtll,
all klmlf, ami will continue to keep at their
SALKS r.OOMS, IN TIIKIR NEW IIUII.UINO,
Erery inscription of cheap and costly mrniture,
WMarblc Topped Ilureaui,
iT-Variirobc, Sofa Chalra,
na.Sofa and Malror.ies,
T"lou!igcs, etc , etc.,
Winch they w'll guarantee to noil
TWENTY PER CENT. LOWER
Than they can be lought f.om any o'her dealer in
me cuy. imvu ineiu a can anil haimy your
TV TT17. mTT.T.17.rnTXT
IMilillshcd ecr,v iuoriiliiK, Mnnilliy cx-
Onsor oil which'.'
Pay your city taxes.
That Mime old enso is still on trtol in
tho Circuit Cour .
Geuuinu Spanish olives nt Jorgen
Kmt India preserves at Jorgensen's.
Tho health of tho city It tha dcclort
say distressingly good.
Imported Lo.idon biscui:s at Jorgcn.
Tho rainy, gloomy weathor of yestor
day threw a dninjmr on polico business.
Sh-ivcr' oysler ketchup nt Jorgcn-
fun . iv?r,tf. i
Ono of thi! Richholl' llrothers was
scvuruly injured yesterday by a full.
-Louis Herbert will furiiWi tho pub
lic with fresh oysters in a few weeks.
One thousand fruit jiir?, cheaper thnn
ever, fur sale by I'ur.onn, Davi it Co.
When will the emim-il lrmit tho citv
lnutstialtoorguiiizou mil against sujier
fluotis dogs ?
Go to l'nrauuf, Davis it (Vi friut-jar
mpi'iuiin. N..S. i ,ltt,i 7, Tenth street.
Webb !n.l .Mtinn nro in Chica-'o aid-
ng at t'n tek'brntiuii of tho onanini! of
the DUiioii canal.
-Makou's improved fruit Jais with glass
"p, sold by Purrotis, D.ivls& Co.
Cain jiroposct. to "go for tho hoes,"
and hliould Ioeii nu time In going for tho
ownum of iineollnrcd do''?.
Tho kidownlks, iiltliuugli two gangs of
worKinni labor on them constantly, are
in ii very Inuleond tlon.
Imported ghurUlns, cliow-chow. nicca.
.... . . .
1'iiounu onions, nt Jorgensen's.
iiitl rniit jura in the world for
sale at Parson., Davis it Co., on Tenth
The Sun says we had "a genuine old
fashioned earthquake" in tho citv on Mon.
day afternoon, which tho same is not true
-We guarantee the gU ;op jttrs tho
best. Pa.-sons, Davis Co.
Tho acoumulat d water that mado
UfounOs ,ln tho ;ear of .the St. Cbai'cs
"ll ainvninf. lint nlnxinnt l l.
cwE4. ,-'J,ldo" Wub and Wor
Jjactf u""hl '"rgensen's.
twoen here 1 . I. """'.be
navigation. ttl " f "fu
I'M. ... .
1 "uumciunng overy variety of
hcots and shoes from genuine French calf,
"dy madeormude t order at prices
defy companion Jy4f
THE CAIRO DAILY
"Wo call tho Attention of our roftdorto
tho enrd tlcscrlblng Dr. Itattlngor'a family
medicines. Thcso medicines nre no pat
ent or quack preparations, but tho result
of special study and cxpericnco 01 n rogu
lar physician' jyzrxiwiw,
Judge JJnhor has bean on tho bench
without Intot mission for tho last six
months, and Is noarly worn out with hard
labor. Ho proposes to rest n week or two
after Arlck vs. tho Illinois Central has
been disposed of. This caso cannot last
many weeks longor.
Uver S1C.000 worth of boots and
shoes, nt manufacturer's prices, for thirty
uays, ai fciiiott, Haythorn & Co,'s. Goods
by the case or slnglo pair, for cash, at casl
price., at 140 Commercial avenue.
Tho old, rollablo Groovo ring fruit
jars only 51.50 a dozen and sealing wax,
lor sulo by Parsons, Davis & Co.
The most popular shoo shop In town Is
on 20th street opposite tho court houso
hotel, whore Win. Ehlcrs, manufactures
boots and shoes for tils customers, warran
ted to bo of tho best French calf, kip or
morocco, and which ho guarantees to glvo
cntlro satisfaction. Call on him and you
will know how it is yourself. lv2Ctf,
-China, qucenswarc, cutlery, lamps,
glasswaro of all kinds, fruit Jars, silver
plated ware, best quality and reduced
prices at Parsons, Davis & Go's., Nos
nd 7, Tenth street. jy25d2w
Tho Turners proposo to canvass tho
cily this week, with a viow of ascertaining
how much tho people of Cairo will sub
scribe towards a building in which a
splendid public hall will be provided for
tho use of concerts, festivals, balls, public
meetings, etc. A hall ot this kind is the-
great need or tho city at present, and wo
therefore hope tho Tumors may obtain
tho aid necessary to cn-iblo them to im
mediately proceed to tho erection of the
1'itEiQHTs. There has bcon an advanco
in freight from this port south. On flour
to Now Orleans 10c per bbl on hay, $1
per ton ; on oats, 7Jc cwt on potatoes, 10c
per bbl.; on appiis, 10c per bbl on pork
10; per bbl.; on whiskey, 10c per bbl.; on
coal oil, 10c per bbl.; heavy freights, 5c
perewt; light freight, 13c per cwt.
Ucnulno walnut and mt'hroom ketch
ups, nt Jorgensen's. Jy2Ctf
True To Tiieiii Mii-rion. Tio Delta
baso ball club was organizod July 14, 1871,
with Crowley as president -and Uowloy as
secretary. Tho organtzat'on was effect d
for the purpose of ''liming out" the Mou ld
City clfb, nnd tho boys havo been truo to
Tax Payers, Take Notice. The city
tax book, for 1871, has been placed in my
hands, and I shall nt once proceed to the
collection of tho taxes. At tho expiration
cf thirty days tho delinquent tax-list will
bo published, and tax-payers will save
trouble to themselves and tho city by act-
ng promptly on this notice
Joe. U. Taylois, City Collector.
Cairo, duly 21, 1871.
Liebig s celebrated extract of meat nt
Weather Prkhiction. Tho weather
predictions of tho meteorological bureau
at Washington have not been In.'illibk',
but often arc very correct. Yesterday
morning the telegraph Informed us that
threatening weather with rain would
probably advance into llllnoii in the morr
nlng, and expend into Michigan and to
Tcnnesseo during tho daj. Yesterday
morning, according to the prediction.
threatening nnd rafny weather did ad
vance into Illinois and lingered about this
city all day.
The Express Rouiieryonthe Mobile
and Ohio Railroad. On last Saturday,
whilo tho train on tho Mobilo and Ohio
railroad, coming from Mobile, slopped at
Moscow, a station a few miles south of
Columbus, two men got on nnd paid their
passage money to Columbus. After tho
rain had got fairly slurted they mado
their way unobserved into the express car,
and suddenly presenting tlioir revolvors
nt the ngent's houd, informed him Unit
thoy would kill him if ho gave tho alarm.
riioy then gagged and bound him, and
robbed UU pockets of tho keys of tho safe,
which tlmy robbed of f 5,000, nnd sprang
from tho train. Yesterday tho report
roach ed us that the robbers hud bcon cap
tured at Hickman.
-Gunvu jelly and lioiiihi prunes at Jor
Qoohe Island Soiiool Matt khs. About
hix years ago th'i Gooso Island scliool dis
trict lost its school fund by tho dishones
ty of an absconding school trustee, and
during all that time, until last winter, has
had no school organization, and, until last
spring, has had no school. Rut wo aro
glad to say, tho people of tho district havo
concluded to redeem thcmsolves, nnd havo
mado a rapid advanco towards tho front
rank of tho friends of common school ed
ucation in Aloxandor county; and most
of the credit for this condition of
affairs is duo to Mr. S. R. Jones, tho trcas.
urcr, and tho present very efficient board
of trustocs, Tho lost fund has been recov
ered from the absconder's sureties, and a
s;hool houso has been built second to no
houso in tbo county ouUido of Cairo, It
is to bo furnished with tho best patent
seats and desks, outllno maps, charts, etc.
Tho bends of tho district wero lately sold
by School buparintondont W hlto at OOo on
the dollar. Hravo, Gooso Island.
A slnglo trial will convince tho nus
skeptical of tho cQlcancy of HELM
DOLD'S GRAPE PILLS in sick or norv
ous headache, jaundice, indigestion, con
stipation, dyespepsia, billiousncss, liver
complaints, general debility, otc. No nau
sea, no griping pains, but mild, pleasant
mid safe in operation. Children tako them
with impunity. Thoy aro tho best and
mint reliable HELM HOLD'S EX
TRACT SARSAPARILLA create, new,
froih and healthy blood, beautifies tho
i-uuipiuxKiii, "nu imparts u youtniul up-
I'miruiicu, inillllc(, ulOtcllOS,
moth patches and all eruptions of thu
KiKDi.iNii. 500 "ulnts Loics" fur snlo
V 6 cents, cttcbi "W. "Wi Tuohsiom,
BULLETIN, WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 1871.
THE LAST OF THE CHRISTIANS,
HOW THEY LEFT A VKIIY SMALL FORTUNE,
AND HOW IT WAS EXPENDED A
UNIQUE ADMINISTRATOR'S ItaTORT I'A
TltOS AND POETRY.
Old man Christian had two sons Wil
liam and Albert. Ho dlod, bequeathing
nbout $500 all his wealth to William,
tho oidor son, A month after tho old
man's death, "Wil'lam, also, wont tho way
of nil flesh, and Albert bccruo po; jsscd
of the $500. Rut In n month after Wil
liam's death, Albert likewiso took his jour
ney to that land from whose bourno no
no traveler returns. And thus endod the
raco of all tho Christians. Thomas Mar
tain was in rapid succession tho adminis
trator, of the estate of tho cider Christian
and of each cf tho two boys ; and after tho
death of Albert had in his hands about
200, which, stneo thcro was no Christian
to receive It, he concluded to expend in
tombstones to murk the place of tho Chris
tians who hud gone before. His Inten
tions in this regard were somewhat
shocked by tho servico of u citation from
Judgo Rross, who, we fear, will pine and
die wbon ho has no moro administrators
and guardians to "cite," ordering him to
show causo why hu should not mako a final
settlement of tbo Christian estate Rut,
knowing tho tenderness of tho Judge's
hoart, his stiscoplibillty to poetry, Mar
tain resolved to assault Ilross In his tendor
place, nnd so submitted to his considera
tion the following
Said administrator would rcnort. that
no claims have evor been allowed nealnst
said cStato, that said Albert H. Christaian
died leaving no known heir at law or le
gal representative; that tho graves wherein,
repsse tho ashes of tho dead Albert, and
of his father Samuel L. Christian, who
devised tho samo to said Wlllian, remain
unprotected or v.nmnrkcd by stono or
monument, with nothing to perpetuate the
memory or mark tho resting place of fa-
tner nnu son, tne last oi an the unristians,
who lived and died and left money for tho
coflcrsiof tho county but not a cent to pro
tect tneir own Hallowed uust or proclaim
to Christianity In a Christian land tho
spot wliero theso Christians sloop, except
1 . l. .1 ' .
uy permission oi wu uouoraoio couru
Oh 1 sad Eitato t
Oh I human wrctchedncsl So weak is man
So ignorant and blind, that did not God
Sometimes withhold in mercy whit we ask
Wo should bo ruined by our own 'bequest.'''
Said; administrator, in consideration of
tbo premises, and in order tbat tbese three
Christains may not, while funds
that wero thoir's remain, sink into their
graves "unknclleu, uncoiuned ana
unknown," would respectfully ask of this
honorable court that ho bo permitted, as a
part of tho burial expenses and expenses
of administration, to invest tho said sum
of money, now in his hands, in inclosing
the said graves and erecting over them a
suitablo marblo slab "sacred to the mem
ory" of theso men; that
What wo have seen our sons shall see,
Remnant of things thut havo passed aw.iy,
Fragments of stones reared by creatures of
and also to the gravoof tho Mtid Samuel's
wire and daughter, nnd that tins cause
may be continued until ksaid r lministru
tiou can make a final report of his action
in this pemUcs.
Hut if this honorable court shall not in
its wisdom grant what seems to bo meet
and proper to said administrator, viz:
that tho funds of the dead, when unclaim
ed by justice and uncalled for by the liv
ing, should be appropriated towards giving
liononiblo sepulturo to its owner, then,
and in that case, said administrator res
pcetiully nsks thnt this bo approved as his
Html rcjwt, nnd that he be discharged as
sucn administrator upon his paying into
the county treasury the said sum no in
his hands, nnd filing with tho clerk of this
court his receipt therefor.
"Yet I beseech you
Wrench once the law to your authority,
To do a great right, do a little wrong,"
and glvo tho money to the dead and not
to tho state. Thomas Martain,
Administrator of Albert H. Christian, de
ceased. Need wo say that Judgo Ilross, who is as
adamant to prosaic eloquence, melted bo
fore this poetical assault nnd graciously per
mitted the graves of the last of tho Chr's
tians to bo marked by marblo slabs?
Dr. R. V. Price, of Buffalo, N. Y., In his
hook on Chronic Diseases, says in regard
to his Golden Medical Discovery, with
which our render? are familiar, "from its
wonderful power over Consumption of tho
Lungs I had tlnught strongly of calling it
my Consumptive Curo; but from tho fact
that it is n perfect specific for tho sore
throat and hnarsncss to which ministers
and public speakers and singers aro subject
and also for Ilronehitl. and all terero
couyhn, and is an invnluablo romcdy for
diseases (if tho Liver, nnd also as a RIooU
purifier. I decided not to apply to it a
naino which might misload and provent its
uso in 5thur diseases for which it Is so ad'
It will cure n cough in ono half tho tlmo
necessary to cure It with any other medi
cine, and it docs it not by drying it up but
by removing tho came subduing tho irri
tation and healing the affected parts."
This valuablo medicine is sold by all first
Ouit Railroad Interest. Tho present
encouraging evidences of railroad pros
perity should induce every citizen of Cairo
to patronize i red. Thoobold, who has re
turned to tho city und taken charge of his
popular tonsorial palace, on Sixth streot,
between Ohio levee and Commercial av
enue. Fred, is a master in his business,
with a reputation thnt extends far and
wide. He employs only tho most skillful
workmen. His razors aro sharp, his tow
els fresli and sweet, and his barbershop as
clean and bright as a now pin. GivoFrcd
a cull, all for tho sako of auld lang syne.
Weiss Beer. Charley Schonemoyor,
at the Egyptian saloon, is in constant re
ceipt of n full supply of tho purest and
freshest Weiss Boor a boverago fit for a
lord; sxhillaritlng without intoxicating,
cool and delicious just tho drink to fight
tho dog-days with. Resides Weiss Beer,
which ho makes specialty, ho has also
on hand an excellent stock of wines, li
quors and cigars. Call on him.
Twenty Dollars Reward Will bo
paid for any information bearing on tho
identification of tho old saddle left nt tho
houso of Wm. Kendall on tho morning of
tho 0th Inst. Alex. II Irvin, Sheriff,
To Mothers and Nurses, Mrs whlt
comb's Syrup for Diarrhea, &e., in child-
Irun, wueinor induced by teething or other
causoi, is the safest nud tost remedy.
Hoas. Tho board of Aldermen having
ordered mo to proceed to tho enforcement
of tho hog Impounding ordinance, after
giving thrco day's notice, I heroby notify
tho public that on and. nftor Saturday
noxt I will impound nil hogs found tun
ing nt large In tho streets of tho city,
contrary to tho provisions of iho ordi
nance. A. Cain, City Marshal.
Cairo, July2otb, 1871.
Anohlovi", In pieklo, oil or salt, at
Reliable and Safe. Dr. Honry
Root nnd Plant Pills aro mild and please
ant In their operation, yet thorough, pro
ducing no nausea or grlplne. Heine en
tirely vegetable, thoy can bo taken with
out regard to diet or business. Thoy
arouse the liver and secrellvo organs into
healthy action, throwing off dlseaso with
out exhausting or debilitating the system
Try them and you will bo satisfied
Price 25 cents a box. Sold by druggists
and dealers in modicino everywhere
Prepared by the Grafton Modicino Co., St
Louis, Mo. mvOdm
August Fourth. Tho Free Benev
olent Sons of America, will turn out on
August tho 4th, nt Flora Garden. All aro
cordially invited to attend. Tho speak
ers will bo: Messrs. J. Gladncy, J. J.
Bird, G. W. Ellis and othors. Admittance:
Adults, 25 cents: Children, IS cents. By
order of the committee.
Norman W. "Wims,
dw Wm. Flernoy.
St. Nicholas. Day boarders can sc-
curo good accommodations atthoSt. Nich
olas (formerly tho St. James) at $4 per
week. Tbo houso is at tho corner of Ohio
lovoo and Eighth street, a central location,
and Ii proprictorcd by Hany Walker,
who is alivo to the wants of his patrons.
Parties desiring boarding nnd lodging can
learn terms on inquiry at tho office.
Assionke'h Sale. Tho further salo of
tho stock of hardware and agricultural im
plements of William M. Davidson is de
ferred Until nlno o'clock Thursday morn
ing, July 27th, at which litno the sale will
be resumed nnd tho entire stocV closed
out. Georois Fisher, Assignee.
JulyK2, 1871. jy23-4t.
CANS I CANS II CANS!!! J
FIvo buodrod dozon No. 1 Tin FRUIT
CANS AT THIS nemt-york STORF, at fl.00
per dozen. Largest wholesale and retail
stock in tho citv.
Greeley & Patier.
Makriaoe Guide. Interesting work,
numerous engravings, 224 pages. Price
50 cents. Address Dr. Butts' Dispensary,
No. 12 North Eighth Street, St. Louis,
Mo. Sco Advertisement.
Wanted Situation by a young man
willing to do any kind of work. Address
S. A. C. at this office. jylOdlt
Steamer Adda Ueiltnan, Louisville.
" Columb'a, Whito river.
" Bee and barges, St. Louis.
" Tobe Hurt, Hickman.
" Illinois, Columbus.
" Jas. Fisk, Jr., Paducah.
" City of Quincy, St. Louis.
" City of Ohoilor, St. Louis.
" Job.i Lu.nsdcn, Evasvllic.
Steamer Adda Heilman, Louisville.
" Columbia, St. Louis.
" Tobc Hurt, Hickman.
" Illinois, Columbus.
" Jas. FisV, Jr., Paducab.
" City of Quincy, Now Orleans.
' City of Chcster.JMemphls.
" John Lumsden, Evansvillc.
Tho Ohio has began to fall at this point
and it is tho general opinion tbero will lo
a very low stage of water during tho bal
ance oi tho season. Below will ;be found
telegrams giving the condition of the
Ohio and Mississippi rltcrs.'at different
Tho weather yesterday was cool and a
drizzling rain prevailed during the day.
Business was very good.
Tbo R. O. Gray will reship her entire
cargo at this point and turn back for
TheJnmes Fi.khad 39 rolls of leather,
35 bags of cotton batting, 1C bundles sheet
iron, 13 bundles of rags, 10 bundles of
green hides, IS boxes of handles for St.
Louis, for New Orleans 100 bbls flour, 19
bales cotton, 11 hhds Tobacco, 12 boxes
handles, nnd for Cairo 12 boxes of peaches,
45 sacks wheat and 1 dozen wheel bar
Tho Ada Heilman brought about 120
tons of reshipping freight.
Tho City of Quincy had a big trip for
this stago of tho rivor. Sho was aground
19 hours at Grcenlcaf s, and had to lend
hero after a barge to lighten her off. She
received about 80 tons here.
Tho towboat Mary Allco mado tho run
from Now Orleans .to Vicksburg in two.
days and ton hours with 400 tons of freight
in three barges. This is the fastest tow
boat business run yot made to Vicksburg,
and until it is beaten she will wear the
champion flag, gotten up by Captain
Burdcan for the boatthat makes the quick
est ttip In the Mississippi Valley Trans
As tho Columla was rounding the point
bolow this cily, a lamp in tho pantry ex
ploded, and it was only by tho greatest ex
ertions that tho fire was extinguished.
Tho pantry and table were damaged con
siderable. This is the second accldont
that has happened lo her during the trip
to White river and back.
Tbo Bco succeeded in gotting her tow
over Dog Tooth but grounded .two of hor
barges ot Giccnloof. Sho brought the
balonco of her tow down hero and return
ed with an empty bargo to lighten tho
barges that aro aground.
Greenleaf is giving tho boats more
troublo than any other place between here
and St. Louis, and no doubt will become
as notablo as Phillips' bar was sovoral
The City of Chcstot had a moderate trip.
She discharged for Cairo merchants sevor
al small lots of freight. She added con
siderable freight hero.
Tbo John Luuniou bad a lsrgo lot ot
frolght for Memphis which (ho transferred
to tho City of Chester. Bho had about CO
tons for Now Orleans nnd way places.
Our good looking young friond Clem
Nolle, formorlv second clerk on tho Citv
of Cairo, la now filling tho same office on
tho City of Chostor.
Memphis, July 2G. Bninod tho greater
part of yesterday, last night nnd nearly
all day to-day,
Up II. L. S. Turner, Shannon, TJollo,
I Down Edinburgh, Oity 0f Cairo.
St. Louis, July ,25. Arrlvd Rob Rov,
S.S. Merrill, Keokuk: Marv McD
Lexington; Moonstone, Illinois ; Glas
gow, omana ; illcbmond, New Orleans;
Grand Towor, Memphis.
Departed Boardslown. Oul voalnn
Mountalneor, Kansas City; RobRoy,Keo-
kuk; j-iaKe auperior, St. Paul.
River still falllnr. " ,
Weather cloudy with prospect of rain.
Cincinnati, July 25. Rivor fallen 5
inches; 7 feet 1 inch water In tho chan
nel. Weather clear in part; thormometcr 80
ORDINANCE NO. 120.
An ordinance to authorise a nub.crlptlDn of lino,-
uiw io ine vairo lumci. luii nan uontf uom
Whereaa, by resolution of the City Council of
waa ordered;iht an election In held on April fJO,
Jboa, In the aevcral wardi of theclty for the par
i.o anfaacertalnlR the wlihea of the voler. ol
ne cur oiuairo, Moir.en o i March 'Zl, lerj, It
heclt? of Cairo lu retard to a auh.erlntion nt
(iv..v ,n m r.njiBi .vikk oi me uairo anu n,
IOill Rail Itoad Comnanr. and
Whereaa, an election was held In pursuance of
aucnreioiunon ami me return or the aam were
laid before the Cily Council at a apeclal mceilng
neni on aiay jru, ivjb, rrom wnicn II apixared
that 0T3 votes were rajt In favor ot aaid obonp.
tlonandSSaga n.t It, and thereon the Ctly Coun
cil declared said election carried In favor of aaid
subscription, and Inatructod thu ordinance eom.
tniltee lo prepare and aubmil to aaid council the
necenary onunince io carry mo reault of raid
elee Ion Into tlUct i and
Wliereaj, a proviaional contract haa been en.
terrd Into between the uld Cairo nnd flu loal
Itailroad Company and rcaponaiUe contractors
for the construction of aaid road, baaed unon the
ubsenptiona heretofore authorlied lobe made to
the capital atock of aaid company by eountiea,
citiea end ton as aloni the line of .aid road:
therefore for the purpose of giving etlect lo the
expretiea wnn oi tne elector ami iax-payera oi
the eltr. a. ahove recited.
Be it ordained by the City Council of the cily of
Nrenoil. 1 hat the Mayor of the cily be, and
he hereby la aulhorixel and Instructed, to aub
acnueon behallot the citr of Cairo, to thnranimi
itoe'e ot the Cairo d El. Loula Itailroad Com
pany, In the a urn of one hundred thousand dollara
aaid subscription lo be payable a herelnalter
proviueu mr ; iiui W4i oi tne city .Mall bo Is
sued In piyrnt it o." .aid aubacription to the
ninetv-five thouaond dollar.. In aueh
auma as .aid company rttaydt'i.Tnate,tid tondi to
oear intrreat at ino rate oi ein. per cent, per an
num, and to be payable In twenty years from
date thereof, and .hat the Mayor of tne city, City
Clerk and City Comptroller be, and tberare h re.
by autho. led and Instructed to aignrnd alfix the
seal of lb el'y lo the same, and to ierer the
ame to a tiuateeor ruatei to be appointed by
the Mayor and City Council to be held by .r'ri
tiuateeor trustees In eicro, and to be deliver d
to eaia Cairo and Ht. Loula Ilaliroad Company
upon thefollowlogcoaditiona, via ; that thelrrek
of aaid road shall enter Alexander county at lu
norlharn limit, upon the line dividing It fiom
Union ceunty and .hall be carried upon the moat
eligible route to the leveea aurroundiag the city
of Cairo, and
Thai the work ahall be commenced and prose
ruled from the rlty ef Cairo by the first day of
November 1871, and the road-bed (hall be com.
Dieted to the county line of Union county by the
firat day of Jolr l7i, Provided however, that the
bonds of tho cily aft. IrO ahall be paid lo the aaid
Railroad Company on theccmpletionof erch five
miles of theroad.bed commencing at Cairo, aaid
amount to be paid pro r aa as tho amountdone I
in proportion to the whole.work to be done on the
road bed In .aid Alexander county, said amonnt
to b ascertained Uy aetirvey and an estimate of
Ibe cost of the whole work In said county."
Provided, that Interest shall not begin to run
upon any of the aaid honda until the company
ahall have become entitled to recelvo tne .alii
bonds : and provided further that In no caao .bull
there be Issued to said railroad company a greater
amount in the bond, of the citr than fifty per
centum of tne co.t U cash of any five rolfea of
of ald road bed. as shown by the certified
rneaiurem.nta of the engineer of said railroad,
until aaid railroad ahall have been completed,
ami that any surplus of aaid bonds not delivered
under this provisian shall be dflivered to the
arid railroad compajy when the track thereof la
completed and the cars -an thereon Irom Cairo
to Hi. Iuls
Approved July Zinn, U71.
JtlllN M. I.AN8P EN, JIavor.
ORDINANCE. NO. 110.
An ordinance to autnorite the aubacription of
$10u,or) to the Cairo and VIncennes Itailroad
Company, and for oilier purposes.
Whereaa, by an agreement entered into between
the Cairo ami Vincennea Itailroad Com piny and
the city of Cairo, and approved by the City Coun
cil November tth, lee,, it la provided that tho
stock amounting to $iJ.JO be Issued by the Cairo
and Vincennea railroad company to the cily for
the subscription of that amount should be sold by
ihe city lo ihe aaid company, upon certain con
ditions as txpreeaed in aaid contract and
Whereaa. It Is understood that aaid eomnanr
are willing to ext-nd ihe time for the Issue of
said bonds and the commencement of tho pay
ment Of Interest on the same; therefore
He It ordained by the City Council of the city
ot Cairo !
flection 1. That tho Mayor of the city be, and
he is hereby authorixed nnd instructed to sub
scribe on Iwhalfof the City of Cairo to the capi
tal atock of Ihe Cairo and Vincennea railroad
company In Ihe sum of one hundred thousand
dollars, said subscription to be payable In bonds
of thecity as hereinafter provided for; that the
Slayor, City Clerk, and City Comptroller be, and
they aie hereby authorized aodlnslructed to havo
prepared and to algn and aeal bond ol thenity
io tno amount of ono hundred thousand dollara,
to le lsatied to said railroad company, said bonds
to be in euchsutns as the aaid company may de
sire, to bear intereat at tin- rate of ft per cent, por
annum, nnd tobc payable tenty ycara after the
date thereof, with coupon s attached for the par.
inent of tne interest semi-aniiallj onlhe same;
that the Mayor is hereby authorised and Instruct,
ed to take charge of said bonds when prepared,
signed scaled am' ready for delivery, and Is
authorixed and Instructed lo deliver the same to
some responsible banking, loan or trust com.
pany, tnstce or trustee i located or residing In
ihe cily OI New Yorkor elsewhere, as may lie
agreed upon by him nr.d anld Railroad company,
said bonds to bo held by said banking loan or
trust company, trustee or trustees, lu
escrow and to be delivered in to the said
Cairo and Vincennes railroad company,
when the said Cairo and Vinccnnci railroad has
been constructed, that is to vay has been put In
gooj ordinary running order, from tho city of
Cairo, Illinois, to the city ol Vincennes, Indiana,
and tbo cars shall havo run thereon, and not be
fore i provided, work on aaid road shall bo re
sumed by or before Octobsr 1st next, and said
road shall be finished by or before tno first day
of August, 1873, and provide I alto that the inter
est accruing on said bonds previous to their
delivery to aaid railroad company, shall not Inure
Solhebenefitof said rallronu company, but the
coupons forallaccrued Interestshall bedetached
from said bonds previous to their delivery to
said railroad Company and bo returned to said
city of Cairo, ao that Interest shall not bo paid or
accrue to said railroad company before the time
when said company ahall be entitled to receive
said bonds according to the condition herein ex
prrascd. .... . , .,
flee, if. Jt shall be, and it Is hereby mado the
duty of the banking, loan, trust company or
tri'stees, which shall be chosen or selected to
hold such bonds, as hereinbefore provided, to
deliver up the said bonds to said railroad com
pany upon the said company's issuing to said
city, and delivering to said trustee one hundred
thousand ($ 1000,000) dollara of paid up stock In
said railroad company, which said stock the nald
trustee Is hereby authorised and directed to sell
to ssid railroad company for fir thousand dol
lars (S-WXl) of Cairo city bonds so as thereby to
carry out (he provisions of tho agreement en
tered into November Mth. 17, by and between
said city and said railroad company.
Approved July KM. 1871.
Vl 7 JollN M. I.ANSDEN, Afnyor.
Attest: M.J.1IOWLKY, Clerk.
ORDINANCE NO. 118.
An ordinance In reference to the Police force.
Be It ordained by the City Counoll of tho city
8ccvi0N 1. That two additional rollce Corislaj
blea be appointed who shall act as a ddlllonal
night watchmen, and who shall I o pal d the same
"fe r WX intothrec,
Jrufl Ai.lJt?:. tha first to consist of all that
Kit of mecli UlowSna Youth of Eighth atreeti
fhe.ecoDd?" consist of all that part ol tho city
between Eighth and Eighteenth streets I and the
1. 1 r n fliat part of the city above and north
Dalrofled by two of the folico Cons ablos in such
manner as ilie Chief of Police may direct.
Hie. 3. That section ol "An ordinance to
adopt the ordinances of the city of Salro as re
rUed and "eodiSedV be amended by adding after
the word 'authorixed," at the end of the sixth
line ot said sectlou the words, "by tho City Coun
oll. Approved July 17th, 1B71.
JOHN M. I.ANSDEN, Mayor.
Attest, Mi J, HOTiur, C'ty Clerk, jyirjjiot
COMMISSION AND FOBWAUDINO.
v'."8tMttom "" T. Ulrd.
STRATTON & 1JIRD,
(Successors to titration, Hudson A Clark.)
57 Ohio Levee, Cairo, Illinois.
-Agents of American Powder Co., and man-
faelurera agenta for cotton yarn. J'"1"
CLOSE k VINCENT,
XBA.IaEiea 17r IiI3WlE
Cement, Plaster Paris,
Corner Elttlitli Ntrect and oblo Levee
No. 80 Ohio Lcvcc,
Orders solicited and promptly filled.
II. M. HULEN,
GROCER and CONFECTION
No. 134 Commcrcial-ave.,
-MILLER & PARKER,
DEALERS IN FLOUR, CORN
Oats, Hay, cto.
58 Ohio Levee, CAIRO, ILLS.
JOHN R. PHILLIS,
(Successor to Parker & Phlllis,)
DEALER IN HAY, CORN, OATS,
Flour, Meal, Bran,
Con. TENTH-ST. and OHIO LEVEE,
J. M. PHILLIPS & CO..
(Succeiaors to K, B. Htndricks A Co.,)
Forwarding and Commission
wwjrsfcLlberal Advancis made "r0n53y
Are prepared to receive, store and forward
frelghta to all ,oiulaand buy and
sell on commission.
arBtialness attended to promptly.
(Successor ol Ayers A Co.)
General Commission Merchant
133 OHIO LEVEE,
WINEH AND I.IHTJOIU.
WM. II. SCIIUTTER,
Importer nml Wholesale Dealer Iss
TOBACCO &c CXGhA-IRS.
Agent for Ihe best brands of
CREAM AND STOCK ALE,
IinporteU Alen or DUTeresst KlntU.
75 Ohio Levee,
tf CAIRO, ILLINOIS.
McCOMBS, KELLER & BRYNES,
Bccuussors to Adolphus Meier A Coi,
IMPORTERS AND JOBBERS IN
HARDWARE AND CUTLERY,
Nos. 100 and 102 N. Mnln-it.,
a a?, louis, 2&o.