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THE CAIRO DAILY BULLETIN, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1871.
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THE DOLLAR WEEKLY HULLETIN.
Ii'm II. Otn-tlv A Co. rime reduced the ub-
...r. ' P"' r,," Weekly Cairo IHillflin In
0 ' Iktar inr.,Hnim. iiuUlw? 't Ui cheapest p
i.erin'lilii'.l in !iiiithern Illinois.
of the rcipoeluMMv of Uio compmiy.
Ocncrnl Sclionck, vlm h so lnKhly on
loomed In '.hl' own country, miit Imvo
boon ilngulftrlr blind l" thr emsc.iuem:.
ofwlmtliolmsdoiio on 1 1' '',"','! lc.n. If
lilsoinmploid.oiiltl bo Imitated. If foro gn
dlplomnt il ehoiiM 'P,,nt V1?!'.' 111
atroncth of tl.clr oftlcinl enpne ty, tl.o sor-
V. . . u-lllltll Imvo II II) ill!
Ora.nt's rocoiiimoniliitioii in his nn
..ti.1 hummil'o. to tiroliiuit citi
zen of the Tnitod State
from holding slave property in tlio
Wet Iniliii Islands lias iiroucd nmcli
itionirv anil discussion, tliuro beini:, it
is believed no provision in the couMitu-
ttou liariii! on the case.
Tiik inconsistency of General (J rant
becomes more apparent every day. He
sends a incssauo to coiiltoss heartily
eiidorsinir civil service rei'orni, and
askinn the assistance of that body
in carrymj; out uic ,'""
proposed. At the same time
every friend of the administration
opposes reform and inquiry of every
port. He recommends amnesty to con
gress but Ms advisers and supporter
fail to carry out his recommendations.
This incongruity is singular, but per
haps Grant V friends could, if thoy
would, explain it with more satis
faction to the public than to the
.1 r,lltnblo venture
v xfiiliur all nr. nftiir tlio nroprlu-
....... ,.f lim iiilnn llHVl. iitloliililu.l tolHU tllU
cloak of olllcliil ri-commoiiiliitmii to mid
to tlio pro'tlgo of what they oil'or tc tno
1UTho Imleiicmtaiet llrhie cull the con
duct of Oonernl SolietieU "rogruiiiine m
Iho rxtretuo," Iml DclltiVes una nu
nctcd without iluc rolkctiim, iitiil that his
Incxporicnco in uipioinauc mum: n-u
him Into this deplorable error."
Tho London corro'i.onucnt. oi mu iim-
I mi'ii "Vr linvn 11 iioiisillioii
U...H J.V.o ........ - ,, , ,
nnrn in conscnuuiicu oi mu uiinv.....
fuel that ono ot our lending i"
lomntUtf, the ambiUMilur of tho Unituil
States, litis ccn lit to mm nis ".
xtu ilia t ill iiincrii iiiiu.
ofporun who Imvo recommended u cor.
. f.. W.. . I A .i.iirln.i 1.4
tain mivcr niiiia in numum
nn excellent Investment to uio peunu !
v.,..i,,,,,l Tim niVulr U eommelilcd upon
In a manner by no means fuvorablo to the
Ti... T.niiiloii corrcsnondent of tho
w.'s.nuit MlriMiipnl nlhnlcs in simi
nilulr. and adds! "Such
. ,lo,e,ii1nllnii of tho dinnilv of a
forolun niiiGn'sador 1ms never been heard
ofhorc. j no rej'i'ifc .........
Tho Frankfort Jour""! compares
Schonck's nctlon in regard to tlio Kinnm
mino with tho conduct of tho Dukes of Ljcs
..iwn lr ruril to Strousbcrc's
T..n,n,i;,.ii rnilrond trnusBctlons, and asks
if. in enso of HUgntlon nbout -Knimn min
t .liurcs. Gcnurnl ijehenck should bo
sued, would ho plead his Immunities as a
foreign nnibafsauor i
AiniDER UIU OUT.
ONI'. OK THIS -MO.ST HXTHA OltDI-
XAUY JIOM10IDKS OF TIIK
,S DKIit KKltATK A VILLAIN AS
KVKR I1LIOHTK1) TIIK I'KACK
OF A CO.MMUM1TY.
TIIK SCOUN'DItKL MAKHIKS A SIS-
TKK OF TIIK SLAUOlIi'KIt
II K Al'l'K VltS AT TIIK ALT All
f'LAU IN TIIK CLOTH KS OF
HIS FINAL AltHKST, TKIAL, CON
VICTION AN'l) PitOUAULK
TIIK DAS1IIX0 1U.1SS ASUCOI.VAX S MOTHKU
IN.Y. Horild WmhlnKjon i Letter
a u.n nrinimMipotnetit of tho war it tall
dark-complexioned and dashing physician
.nnMr,l In AVnsbinirton with tho volltn-
iinil w vn' nut in eliarco of the
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i.in.nat linsn mi in i 10 ciiy. iiiuuiii ni
rctmln Hmn nf tlin war bo thus served
surgeon, making plenty of friends as well
as somo enemies by his miscellaneous stylo
of dashing now into surgery anu now into
BUSS TIIK Sl'I.K.S Din.
IMtF.siDENT Ghant should pray to
be delivered from his friends. The
character of such men ns Morton,
Conklinjr, Chandler, etc., give their
praise of the honesty of the adniiiiHtra
tion no weight with the people and
the entire radical press is now engaged
in apologizing to the public for the
unfortunate position General Grant is
placed in though being endorsed
wholly by men who the people believe
are unworthy of public confidence. On
the whole, tho situation is rather
damairintr ono to the president. The
aversion of his friends who arc none of
them above suspicion, to having the
uffairs of the government investigated,
bears on its face the look of conscious
fear, and the matter is not improved
any by the excuses offerred by adintu
Ntratfou papers for Grant's unpleasant
predicament, and their iuuendoe at
the character of his advisors.
This was Dr. Blls. tho introducer,
tt.rMinti hn nnsUtnncoof tho stnto depart-
mnnt. or conuurnnco. wilieu is viuuncu
to bo thoonlv euro extant for cancer, but
which ono of vour South American corres
nondents pronounces a grand humbug
a noeietv sketch at tho present
time would not be completo without
some record of Uliss nnil his nostrum. Ho
is lully six feet high, with black eyes, jot
black lifttr, anu n goatco worn in iuu msn
lan of Edwin Forrest. Ho drives a pail
of stvlisb, lightning horses down tho wood
navement ofthcavenuo overy afternoon,
and ho is treating for cancer that baf
fling and tcrriblo disease, tho scourge of
tcmaio Human nature mu wives or ru
Intives ofmanv persons in tho covern
mcnt. Among theso is old Mrs. .Mat
thews, tho aged mother of tho vice-prcsi
dont. Sho is n largo fctaturod, wlnto-hair
ed Iftdy. Her first husband, ruber to
young Schuvlcr, was tho son of Uio com
mnnilor of Vashington's body-guard whilo
In Xow .Icrjoy, After Colfax's birth in
Ifcor Tlio president uttvnds tho opera.
N'o ono knows why he attends the opera,
for he has no more car fjr music than
Horace Greeley. I suppose it Is because a
box is worth twice n much when tlio
oporn is hero thun nt othor times. He that
in it may, he was proscnt ono night with a
number of friends, and hi daughter Nel
ly. Unfortunately for tho last named,
who teems to have u lovo of music, one of
tlio crowd started "horfO talk. That al
ways wakens up tho adminstration, and ho
rctofl'ou a canter in that direction. At
but his duughter, putting her hand on his
shoulder, said : " l'a, l'arcpa Kosa is go-
ing to ting. " Tho paternal administrator
puld no attention to this, but wont on witli
thu talk. Tho little girl again interrupted
him "I fay, pa, l'arcpa Kosa is going to
bltig. " 11 Willi, my child, lot her Ung it
won't ur.noy inc." t. O, 7Yifs Letter
Violent wind htorins did eontlderiv
hie duiuugi! in Chicago, Indiftiinpolis and
St. Louis, and cspecialli to onflnlsliod
liuildlngs. In Chicago soveralof the walls
of the Tribune building were moro or Io.s
durnaged. Norton's now building on
Wauhington street, near Franklin, which
line! toon rolivd up four stories, was alni(t
completely demolished. A chimney in
llryan's building on LuSalle street was tum
bled down and ono man was buried under
It and killed.
(From tlio Chicago Time.)
Un to tho fall of 1809 no happier family
ilwclt In Illinois than that of farmer Gol
den, residing about 12 miles northeast of
Qiiiney. virtue- shed its richest rewards
upon Ills p1odding,jtranqull life, and his
prosperity seemed insured in tho possession
ol ample means nnu an nminuio uimiiy.
His son James and daughter Chtra, res
pectively 27 and 10 years of age, good and
dutiful children, were thu beloved props
of lils declining year, nnd promised to
sootlio tho downwnrd way of (ifo to a hnp-
gravo for liimselt nnd wile. Ilut n
ack despair was destined soon to wrap
this scone of simple but Arcadian lifo In
folds, no less IrroxNtlbly nntl fatally than
did Neptune's serpents the struggling
Laocoon and his children.
In tho latter part of tho summer of 1809,
n young man named
STKl'IIKN M. 1IAI.I.OU
nn near ed at tho Golden homestead and
claimed tlio welcome so readily ulvcn by
his ho3pitablo but slmpio-mindcd Host.
Ilallou was not unknown to them by repu
tation. thou:h n stranuor in porson, ns ho
was tlio adopted son ot n sistor of Mr. Gol-
. I- 1-
ucn, a ICSIUCIIl 111 IVUIIIUUKV.
KUI.I. 0.V INSI.N'UATINO WAYS,
lio nuieklv mado tho simple-hearted family
trust him implicitly as n man who had
fouchl successfully tho busy battlo of lifo
in that creat world on tho eduo of which
tliov lived, ins narratives ot personal
adventure wcro as la-cinating to ins Hear
ers as tho recitals of tho old crusaders re
turned homo from l'anvm wars. Tlio
maxims of shrewd worldly wisdom that
dropped from his lips were as the golden
words ot hoiomon. r.vcry uay lent new
attractions to tho vlitor in tho eyes of tho
. 1 l. l.l.l .t ... 1.
lniaillUlU WUIUUIIP, IUIU iiu uiu inn iw uu-
como their hnnared and permanent guest.
To ono of the Guldens did tho fascinat
ing stranger soon endear himself by feel
ings Infinitely more tender than tho-c of
TIIK UF.AUTIFUL CLARA (10I.DK.V
Unsophisticated in charactor, as sho was
lovoly in person, had but recently return
ed from school. Tho description given to
tho writer of tho youthful attractions of a
charming girl, w'hoso life was soon to be
imprisoned in that fearful asylum of in
sanity, which is tho final rest of a broken
heart, was such as to lend a more sickening
gloom to the work of thoso implacable
fates, advancing its rapidly as in tho plot
of a Greek tragedy.
TIIK bt'UTLK MISCISKANT
Thought thetimo had coino to begin action.
Ho interested .Mr. liallon in some trading
speculation in LouUana and Texas, in
duced tlio son .lampj to become his com-
N'ow Jersey, After Colfax s birth in minion, and In position of about SI 1.000
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uio city oi .u ion., miu niiuriuu u 0I 1'iirincr tioiueii s inoiiov, started or.
inechanie named Mathuws, who is nt pros- bi tourney .Smith Frequent letturs from
cnt a cleric of tlio printing department or I tlio nbsent udvonturers delighted
Hie House oi ieiireeiu:uives. win .iim-iio iieiirt ui tliu Uuiavii uiiiKV.
fiicUry condition tin' 11 early in Inst May,
a telegram from Mcl'lnnoy, Tox., im
uouueed tho startling nows o'f tho
DICOVKIIY OK TIIK (.'OIU'US IIKI.ICTI.
This was flrnngoly brought nbout. A
half wild cow belonging to u farmer In
tho vicinity of McKinney, was followed by
her ownor, who wished to pen hor, in tho
heart of n dense chaparral. After along
and nrdiious struggle, ho succeeded In
penetrating tho briery lunde. in which
probably ;no oilier liumaii loolstops but
nis own miu iiioso oi tno actors in mat
fearful tragedy of death, had ovor passed.
There, under nn enormous log, glittered
tho whlto bones of a humnn being, bleached
lo tho hiioof tho snow. Tho scavengers
of earth and air had left no flcsl. except
ono of tho lcg, and thoro was no clothes
but tlio slilrt and n stocking.
Tho caso was thus sufliciontl v developed
to warrant tho governor of Texas in mak
A UKlJIStTION OS (I0V. 1'AI.MKIt
for tho custody cf Ilallou. Tho prisoner
suffered a preliminary examination In
Juno last, and during tholastjof October was
put on 11 n nl trial for his life. Tho case, In
tlio mean while, nail been worked up wltli
indefatigable energy by Col. Kwlng, who
went to Texas to assist tho district nttor
noy in that judicial district of Texas, to
press tho prosecution. In splto of tho
ability of his counsel, Messrs. Urown and
Throckmorton, two of tho nblcst lawyers
of tho stnto, tho chain of evldcnco was
wound around lilm with lorriblo power.
Day by day tho cullty wretch saw all his
subtle artillccs for concealment torn Into
shreds, and tho coll of circumstances
tightnlng nbout him, like tho prisoner In
tlio contracting iron vault of Tolfl. His
limit was almost Instantly determined on
by tho jury, nnd ho now nwnits a fato
which is as certain ns his crime was horri
Mil. AND MRS. GOLDEN
Were treated with tlio most enthusiastic
kindness and sympathy by tho peoplo of
.Mciunncy, anu uoi. J-.wing was prcsontcu
witli n superb gold-mounted enno as a io
tiinoninl of their recognition of his ability
nnd untiring onergy. Ilut a word remains
to be said of tho most melancholy' victim
In tho desolated lainlly.
thews is a dull, iion-euiiiminiieative. iinln
tcrfering old man, nnd ho has had tovoral
children, step-sisters to tho vicc-prcldont, '
bovoral years ago lit- wilo developed n
cancer, and she has ttitl'cred much ngony
over since, although sho managed, for
her son's sake, to stand up hours nt'ii timo
during his reception. It was to roliovotho
old lady of this burden thnt Colfax mar
ried. Mrs. Mathows' eancer is aggravated
by erysipelas. Mis' enemies rciy upon
her extreme ago to insure her decease, in
wnlch caso they will all rise up nnd ex
claim that cundurngn kills imteiul of cur
ing. Colfax himself, however, thinks it
tho greatest blood puriller of tho time,
nnd tho secretary of the sonnte, Gcorgo Gor-
liam, alleges mat ins wile, who lias Had a
cancer for moro than two years, is in n fair
way of recovery through this means. Per
contra, tho widow of Commodoro Almv
lius just died ot cancer atter using cundu
r.ing.i for somo lime. Washington socioty
innv. therefore, bo said to bo in n stnto of
civil warovor the question of cundurango.
lien any patient ot nr. Illi.-s dies ur.
lirnnctt and tno rebel co-called) doctors
who somo timo ago turned him out of
their society lilt up lliolr nanus nnu gtvo
joy. Uliss, who lias u good dent of nerve,
nlthotlgli Homownut oi nn nuvuiuiirer, ro
lles upon tho state department to furnish
htm tho root, and hu claims that beforo
longtio will get tho thanks and tho sympa
thy of civilization, whilo thu chaps who
arc now trying to ruin him will bo on
S A M WILSON,
D A t K n IK
BOAT STOBBS J
V 0 VISIONS, ETC.
Ohio Lkvke : : : : : Cairo, III
ORDKRS mOMfTLT rlLLRD.
It. SMYTH & CO.,
OHIO L E V K K
! A I It O . ILLINOIS,
A'to, krrp ronlnnlly un linnd n moil com
lilulu atock of
8COT01I AND IlllHlt WHISKIES
(i I N H,
l'ort, JInderia, Sherry and Catawba Wines
11 HXYT1I A' CO. Poll cxcliiskf tv lor rn.li.ln
XV. nlneli fact thoy Invito Hie especial aU-D.
nun ui uiuiu unr.iiu ouycri1.
Special attention given to Filling Orders,
HQ. It Is staled that General Chunxy
will succeed General Clsy us French mln
iUir of war, und ttuil the latter will bo
i nt to Washington as French minister.
Ui. Mis. Lincoln is hi present stopping
at l he Howard house, in .St, Charles, Kane
county ' "" to tike a winter trip to
Ji.Ttto consignments of Chinese, do
Igncd fur employment in cotton factories,
ur on their way to Salem, Muss., and moro
are to follow.
i. The third trial of McGelmn, who
was defended by Viillatidigham, on a
churgo of murdering Myers, begun at
Duyt in, Ohio, Inst week.
UfuTho small pox Is slightly increasing
l.i New. York city.
Father Grant will recover from his
l'rnf. Morso s brother Sidney is
CBN. SCHENCK'S SPECULATIONS.
v.. ...iu.,o ul 1IIK XUKOI'EAN I'llKSH,
Tho Moite lie jes of Kruneli, fnvs, "Wo
regret to hear from Iyimlon that "General
ltubert Sclionck, lb mtniUer of the Uni
ltd States, hucummlttud a serious Indis
iretlan. Ills name tlgnres In u
prospectus of un American nilver mining
comiuii'V which lias thrown its ilmres on
tho KhlUli murket. Of course, tho min
ister's nuino thoro Is uod for no other pur
pose than to satisfy the Knglith capltRilits
THE 1KHIAN FAMINE.
An intelligent French traveller in Per
sia, M. Arminiees Vumbery, says if tho
famlni) should continue throughout tho
winter, a revolution followed by n change
of rulers would bo irreistiblo. This fnm
ino is in a largo degree traceable to tho
llritinh cotton supply usyociation, aided by
iirltish power and diplomacy, to build up
an extended cotton culture in J'crsm as u
ivul to our own American product.
There uro no railroads in l'ersla, and their
common roads are mere unimproved paths,
trodden by beasts of burden, carts boing
nlnio.t unknown, so that as agriculture it
in a primitive condition and tlio want ot
water so grout that tho llelds havo to bo
Irrigated by subterranean eaniils running
across tho country for miles, it wilt bo
seen how little chance there is for relief in
caso of a failure of the crops. To reiulor
tlio cotton culture safe, it would bo nccos
sury for tho government to establish roads
by which rood could bo transported to the
cotton districts. Ilut this was neglected,
and tho dearth of provisions has increased
graduiliy to a liimino, indeed, the caso
was not much dillerent from tho famine in
India, whero countless thousands perished
from hunger from tho samo cnuso,
uurrALOEs i.v the oreat stoiim.
A correspondent writing of tho lato
terrible snowstorm along tlio lino of the
raciiic railroad says; The train was
cuught in u bunk; It could neither buck nor
go uncad. The wires wero tupped nnd
dispatches sent to dillerent quarters for
men and shovels. While tho train was
waiting tho buffaloes gathered from tho
plains to the leo side for shelter. If iiiit
one leu uispoeca lie might, from his seat
in mo cur, pop them over with his rovolor
the rest would not move thoy could
not be driven uwuy by engine wliUtlo or
humnn voice, but crowded llielr )mggy
side, closo up to tho cAra and there stood
with bowed heads fur tho storm to pus
Many wore seen to full down in their
trucks, dead from tho cold, and when lit
lust the train was dug out nnd moved oil,
tho track was lined with taeiu huge, bliii'--
gy, frozen carcasses. "N'o think a robo u
luxury In winter so it s Imagine thu
severity of the wenthor whon tho ituluial
who furnishes the robo I'rce.cs to death
under lil natural protection
Fir.allv, letters wero written homo by both
announcing that they hud sold ull tho
goods and would soon return.
T1IVS THE HAl'l'V PARENTS
Wero mado to anticipate a speedy return
and a ioyful reunion. As time piogressed
tho day of expected nrrivul cumo but their
ton luneu iu iqqiuur. w.ij iiuur uii jiass
ed, and still Jnmos Golden did not come.
Uneasiness repined into nlarin, iilnrm into
actual terror, wlitu at last,
A LETTER FROM IIAI.LOL'
Dated Oct. 15th, 1870, announced the fact
thnt young Golden had absconded witli all
tho money, which had been temporarily
intrusted to him a tow cnys boioro ins reg
ular time of departure.
THIS FEARFUL NEWS
Struck tho unhappy parents like a thunder
bolt. Atter a lew weeks, wncn tho edgo
of their suffering was u little blunted,
His manner was exuuisituly tempered
with a dignified repression of his own sens
of wrong, buroly ullowod to mnko itself
fult; nnd a delicate exhibition of sympathy
and tenderness for those whoso sensibilities
hud been so cruelly wrung, So perfect
was his diabolical hypocrisy and sell-com
mand, that it warmed the hearts of tlio
stricken family into deeper fondness for
him. He pressed his wooing of tho ami
able Clara, and married her only nino days
after his arrival, dressed in tho"
COAT ANU ROOTS OK THE XU'llUEUEIi
Tho assassin hud carried out his long
chorished purpose on Octobor 15, tho vory
day on which tlio letter announcing tho
nbbt'Oiidiug of young Golden hud been
dated. Seducing tho young mnn into tlio
depths of it donso chaparral, near Mclvin-
noy, Texas, innccossibio except to wild
beasts, ho had butchered him with an axe.
There the body was left to bo picked to tho
bones bv vultures, tuikey-biiz.iirds nnd
AFl'ER THE MARRIAGE.
Within a few days after tho nuptial
ceremony hud been performed, the moil
ing miscreant who had so cunningly plan
ned his crlmo ur.d provided for its eon-
continent, sought to consummate his har
vest of tho liuul Irults.
Ho delicately hinted to his futher-in-luw
that ho thought It would bo only right fur
tho bitter to givo him u farm, since ho hud
lost so much by tho rascality of IiIh eon.
This was agroed to by tho almost heart
broken .Mr. lioldon, Ucspito tho nngrv
remonstruiiccs of his brother, and ho drove
into Qulncy to havo his lawyer prepare
tho deodar gift.
THE THIRI1 ACT OF THE DRAMA,
Up to this timo villany had been tri
umphant, but thojuslico of God was sharp
ening its sword for retribution. Col. W.
G. Kwlng of Qulncy, district uttornoy, on
being consulted by -Mr. Golden, was sing
ularly struck by thowholo train of circum
stances, Tho fearful thought flashed
through his brain, with tho forco of an in
tuition, that young Golden had been iissas.
slnuted, and that tho wholo course of
Ilallou was n subtly-concolved scheme
to get possession of tho old farmer's
To shorten a long Ktory. Ilallou was
arrested on a chargu of procuring money
under false pretenses, 'lho wretch stood
puraly.cd with fright, and great btuds of
sweat poured irom nis iwiiening lorciicnu.
Taking heart, though, from tho nominal
cause of ills arrest, ho abjectly offered to
give up all lho notes which ho hold ngainst
Farmer Golden, if lio could' bo set freo,
This was done, and ho was instantly ur
rented aguin for fraud, Ho was
TAKEN '10 JAIL,
And mutters wore so arranged that he
could not obtain ball.
S IIik nivtei v ii'iiiiiiiic l in an niinll-
THE WIFE OK IIAI.I.Ot,
Only thobridoofn fortnight, never snw
her guilty husband lifter he rode to (Juincy
to attend to tho proposed land transfer.
Sho is now n gibbering maniac, a total
wreck in mind and body, with nn occasion
al gleam of .-enso, when tho nwful rush of
thought instantly drive her into convul
It has boon necessary to omit many dc
tails in themselves of dramatic interest,
but tho foregoing rcsumo will sutllco to
stamp this as ono of tho most rcmarkablo
ot murders, even in lim ago ot nomiriiies-
SOME METHODIST FIGURE.
Tho statistical tables of tho Methodists
for 1871 havo boe.n published. The total
number of preachers admitted on trial in
the 72 annual conference, was 7H3, boing
an increase of G'J over tho ycur 1870. The
largest number of minister's is in tho Erie-
Conference, 23i, but tlio 1'ittsburgh t;on
ferenco shows the lurgest number in tho
effectivo ranks, iMD, ngainst 1W0 effective
in ilho r.no coniercncc. The smallest
conferences arc, Xovndn, 13 ministers;
Liberiu Mission, 18; Colorado, 'Jl; North
Carolina, 'J7; East German, 37; Virginia,
44. Tho total number of effective minis
ters is 8,180; supernumerary, 548; of
superannuated, '.171. Tlio total of lay
members in lull connection i i,i-n,w, un
increase of o7,00y; of probationers 100,
81C, n decrease of CJ'JO; or n total of
members nnu probationers of l,121,:!2:i,
being a total increase of M.IMJ, nnd this
notwithstanding tho lots ot lo.lS'J by
death, nnd over 20,000 by removul, de
clension, nnd otherwise. " Of tho confer
ences Go show nn increase ranging from
7,'J40 (the Mir-sissippi). to l'J (tho . South
well German) and fifteen conferences
show a decrease from 1,015 (the North
Indiana), to uO (the Ohio). The total
value of church edifices nnd parsonages in
tlio several conferences is $i!l,Gy8,70l,
showing a net incrcuso for tho ycur of
$1,700,000. This amount gives an iivernge
incront.0 of about $100,000 pcrmnth, ovor
$1)2,000 per weok, und over $13,000 per
day. Lurgo as this average increase is, it
is not equal to that of the preceding year.
Of the contributions bv chnrclus to the
missionary society, tho figures are $1.',4,-
UTii, n decrease ol t.l3,i3; by Sunday
schools, $102,331, un incrcuso of $0,010.
HANK ELECTION NOTICE.
4 N election trill In held at llin Citv N(lnnn
V Hunk Tileidi, January !. !S7i, turHCTsndl
rrviori. i. ji. nr ruiiw, u.imiip r.
LOUIS J O It O K N 8 E N
Dealer la all kimU of
STAPLE AM) FANCY
Farmrr'N Ynril unit rifnblintr
Cor. 'Washinyton-av. and Twcnticth-st.
KOllWAltDLVd ami COMMISSION
.'I II U4!il A NTH
MltS. M. SW'ANDICH,
DEALER li MILLINERY
LADIES FCKN'ISIIING GOODS,
S'imailrrr Jul .t..nio, it S.'IH
mill llnj lliiirii'N
CLOTHING FOlt LADIES' Wl'.AK
SIh.Ic to order, or I!civI)'-31hiIc.
ENTERPRISE SA VI NOS
Ilai rwelved a full and rnmpleto itork of rowI,
me nfT(Ni ana ciuiipicieM in uio eny. All liu-
incaic rarity ol
CliiirlcrasI Miirrh IHVU.
IITIlllttfM T A "tl lltlTtl MM I
minium, jiaum 1'i.um CITy NATIONAL HANK, CAIKO
Mm offera crrnt Induccmtla to tier mtronn nnd
all ollicri to call on lipr.exaiiiini the priucM, yljlca
ami quuiuy o, iter kooum.
Mr, ywnmlf r, having Bolt tier proixrlr, lll
the whole of tlnmu ROoda at and below cost,
.low in tlin tiinii to juri'lie C'liimtinaa noodn
aiiuoxTj' lOirt'M iriccn.
A. D.HAFKORI), I'reildfnt ;
H. a. TAYLOR, Vlce-I'rt ialent i
W. IIVSLOl', Hccretarr ud 'I'rraaurer.l
P. W. IUrci.at,
K. 31. Htociii.itu,
It. M. Ccnmm.iuh,
W. I. HALUbAr,
DEALERS IN FLOUR;
Ami A rnta of
Ohio Itlver nuil Kiumtilin
70 Ohio Lkvkk,
WOOD! WOOD I ! WOOD 1 1
Tlie unUerniKnod tlll fiirnlali
HARD AND DRY WOOD
An I'livHii, II not t'li-itu'r
llian any ivooil donlor In Calio. LcavnnriU.ra
on I lio .lilies ut tlio roatollleu mil nt Roaa' coal
yard, on Oiiiiimerclal venui', boHin Tonlli und
iwi'imi niri'i'ic, uuiro, iiiiuou, i
up If ill
. nv-ll.ll niliivii. I.UUU, iiiiuui., i UVO uOOil
infamiro ami will corn me noon up ir ilfairud.
LIUUL NOTlOi: la hereby kivcii Hint K, W,
Mttrlilpo, plalmlll, Inn, eoiniii, need an Ba
llon lo pcrlovl it iliHtien. 3r rent iijntlnst JohooIi
lla)llu, ilrlcmliiul, ill tlio iluiilt court ol Alnx.
ninler eounly, In Uiu Blutu ol Illinois, ami tlml
tlio tiinii nnil pl.K'o of Hie letiirii of aiiiiiiiioini in
tho raii In tlio third Monday in January, Mi,
t lho vciiit lioiiko in Cairo, llllnoiii.
jjii. , ii,M(.n,r, cicrk
Hritui:ns new stock.
MUSLINS, Fill NTS, SHAWLS, F.TC,
Ono ot Hie mod attrMlv? ills phyu ol
in tho city.
CojiMERciAi. Avenue, iietwee.v Kioiith
and Ninth Streets,
hat erery avannhla apaco in Ida ttoro room filled
WHO .lew IIOOIIK. IIIH SIOVK 114 com.
J. M. ruiuim.
I)iionIIh ofnny Amount lter-lvellroiii
rNTKUKST paid on deposit al tho rate ol mi
1 percent, per annum. Mutch latum! Htin
Cr l.l InliT.l lil.t wllllilrHWU It Milled linnio
dlately to tho prmeipal of the depoidti, thereby
glvliiH ineiu coiiipuuiiu ihh-iuki.
MARRIED WOMEN AND CHILDREN MAY
DEPOSIT MOKE Y
tO THAT .NO OM: I UK CAN IlllAW IT.
I Ir.nn i.vi.ri' I.IWinc.a ilnv frOIll 0 II. in. tO 3 t.lll.
nnd Saturday cyeninK lor HA VI Ml JHU'OHlTri
only, rrniii v 11 o o ciock.
III1.UII 11 i ii"1"""
THE CITY NATIONAL
W. I. IIA1.1.IDAY, I'rciident
A. 11. HAKKOltD, Cashier;
WAI.TKR HYHLOP, Alt.int Cashier,
coinpriHliiK it hoaiitiful
l'RINTH, 1ILEACHED AND UN1ILKACIIKD
MUHLINH, COTTON VLANNEL8, ETC,
A splendid nrrny of
AmonR which aro the;
Xenettnuil HonI Fnalilorialilo
Colors and MterlaN.
Ho linn a 1iu(o stock of
on hand, winch ho will closo out al a low llKiro
ueioro uie noiiuiiya nru over,
The l.idlu Hill II ml n Iiiro nstorlinent of
H likli nil' ho nld cheaper than anything of the
Mud over olii iu Cairo,
Mr, Burner lim laid In nn Inunenso stock of
1IOOIS, SHOES, RUIIIONS, NOTIONS, NECK
whloli lie will noil ehi "iiifr tt.i n Itie ohmiicl.
Uro. I. WILUAMtOX,
KotriT II. CiiMSiN'aiuii,
y, r. 1IALLIOAV,
Kxcbnuge, t'oln aud Vnllrd Hltlc
Bond IIoiikIU nnd Hold.
"TVEPOSIT3 received, and a Kcuoral hanklnu
XJ business uone.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
DANIEL ilUItli, Pre.lJctit!
ItOBKIlT W. MILLER, Vice-President
O. N. UUQ1IKS, Cashier.
COLLECTIONS 1'ROMITLY MADE
T7XCIIAM1E. coin, hank nolos nnd United
JJJ Htates securities houglit an J sold.