TRAVELER'S GUIDE. !
ti m k ta n k or Tii k i l i.i no is o;" nA
. . j i.ik "'i follow-
On n.l after Utindar, I4' ri.. and ,triatt
n iime-table will govern nJ
...... i. ..i... . n f ro I
n.iwrtM!ill train. cM'-r"
. . .1-
.'alto and SI. l,oni yiiorl Line.
..1 45 P.m.
No chaise of cant from Cairo." ho
el.MiA fnim Cairo Chicago. Mcrant
rrrlcg Room sleeping " 0,1 nl8"1 "
engage ched I" " impor'ant Point".
CAIHO AND MOUND CITY
NT CAM TUG,
Will mako three trip dally.
At T Atri(
At U........ ..!!).
i.rAiu xoi d tirr
At .: - "
At l::w P
At e P-"1-
ti- v. 1 . . in firiAia I ill 1 L
Wilt last, whan balled, nt any good liileimedlate
dbJingtor piiienfrMnr freight, tioraitr.
ItlfJCStV UO ATX,
UVANSVILLK and oaibo,
The tine steamer
OUS KOWLEB...M- ...Master
"W ill If ave Clro for Kvnnsvllle pvery jjunday anil
Thursday evenings, at 5 o'cloui, p.m. For
(relent or passage, apply on board or to
jn3lf ' ' JASI. HKiOS, Agt.
CAIRO AND PADUCAII
Tho sptendtil Hcnmcr
Joe Fowler, Matr.
Ctlro DVlliY, (4mUys ezcapted) at 4
A. For IroUlitor pti apnlj onlionrdor
JAS. IlidilN, Ak'I.
Cmaberlntiil lllver l'nckeU
The splendid iteatner
TOM nAKMAN..Matler I AI.GX. UARD.....Clerl
Will leave Ctlro every Saturd ay at S o'clock u.m
KirClaikavllle, and .NnMivllle. For freight or
partaKe, apply on boani or lo
lanStr JA8 111008, Ag't
SA8HVILLE, OLAHKSVILLE AND
Tlie gallant steamer
OWEN DAVI3...Ma.ter I ClerU
Will leave Cairo everj Tinradav at 8 o'clock n.m
for .Na-dmllr, Clnrkavilleami all way poloU. For
frelKlit or pnsas apply on board ir lo
Jn3lf. JAS. JJIUO'S, Ak'I.
N ASU 'iUHv','c ilVAUKSVi'lVLrVAND
The stood steamer
WIt.Kr SIMM3....Mler -ever
Will leavo Cairn every Monday al A o'clock, p.m.
for Naihvllte, nnd all way ports For freight or
passage, apply on board r to
jn J tf JAH. llir.n-', Agt.
VOU SALE, 1 yorHale f FOU SAIjE,
' I For SkIi 1
FOP. SAIiK.jFo'rSlielFOn SALE.
Fnro from IjIvkiii'ooi,
Furo from I.oyDc.viiKitur
Fnro from (Jlasoow,
Fnro from Qukk.vntow.y
TO OAUtO, ;::::::; $1820
Hatlord, Mons A Ca , gruta.
Liverpool' New.Tiuk ahd 1'hlladi Jphia
IB COMaACT WITH VMTED STATrsAND SHItMB
For Csrrying tno Malls.
FOIt I'ASSaTTk TICKETS
oa rianira ismaMtrio-i;
APPJiY TO JOHN 0. DALE, Atir.J
ISilroadway, New-Voik, or In
JI. II o up t ,
Wa-hlncton A.pmup, Curo. nnis, 5.
WILLIAM R. SMITH, M. I).
RESlDKNCr: No, II Thirteemh Htreet. be.
turtu Wn.himiion avenue an I Walnut street.
Ortice IJ. Caiiiiiieq-inl aveniip. up stairs.
C. V. I) CNN I NO, M. I.
RK-!IIiK.VCK-eorn'rNinlli nnd Walnut l,
lti,p-io,ii.r -six th street aul Uhln levee.
Urhcii hours fr,im 6 a.m. to li in., and i,m
11. wa1useuTm. d.C
RIDKNCI-Corner Mnettenlh street unit
Washington atenue, ner court housp. of.
Y' er tin. postolflce. OiTice hours 10 to Vi
ani.aoditot p.m. janli.lf.
.H.muiiiAM. jr. D.,
Omcw, 130 COMMKKCIAJ. AVPIIX...
Office hours, fi lo lfta.m.. and 1 inn.. .. .
dence, No It Ninth street. Cairo. Ills. itnl '
AliLEN, MULK1CV & WHEELER
William J.Allen. 1
John II. Mulkry, V
Particular attention paid to river and ad
OFFICE-O.er First Natlonil Hank. Ohio Levee.
ORE EN 4 GILUERT,
COUNSELORS AT LAW.
ert, j- CAIIIO, ILLINOIS.
William II Oilbert
rHpci. alfenfinn glveu to Admlialty and
011 10 LKVEK, ItOOXIS 7 AND 8 0TEK
CITV NATIOKAL HANK.
Sl CHARLES HOTEL,
D. HBXJ..,RD Proprietor
lhe Only First-Clou Hum (he Ci(
""""" ,o1 ,"1 r,om ihsjsr
JOHN II. CANNON A- CO.
Hiiro MOr to I!
(J, TUTTI.IM '
noi . Fourth Street,
Cor. St Cliiirlc-, ,
Special atlentioa given to orJers, nnd utfsnii'.
tloiiKtirrantppil " ,!"
notick or DissowirioN.
The partnprlnp heretofore existing under tin
(Inn name of luirU A Mcrwln, Is this .Uy dis
ml veil liy inuliinl ponpnt, Onus. Mcrttln rontm
utng Hip husllti In til on n name, mid nilr.f
Itiit nil liabilities nfthp Ami.
O. (1. t'AVI".
3AJ.2.U CIIAS. M. MHIIWIN.
A A tpecfnl eoinmuiilcllliof Corolodcp,
Nil 8J7, A K A M. mIIIIip lifliltfiN
(Prhlit) evenln. Work In tlm K. A.
ueuippi Vlnltni" lirpllirpiip.irilmllylu.
. P II L'lllVL lll.il.. Wo.i'v
VltPlI tO Uttt'll'l.
II. KltANK III.AICn.lieo'y.
i'prnnler V, M
II. T. QKHUUIil);
STEALS! AND GAS FITTER
AND riltB IN
Oas Fitter's .nml I'lumber' mnterml, Woo
pumps, g I otic nml nnsiu rnlvks, atop
cocks, cIipcU viilvps,ele.
Atso total rna
TntU llrotherM l'alcnt Irjr On Mrterw
Ind Mnrphiip, Welln Co' Automatic. Wntet
Indicator and supply alve for hIpriii boilers
WINTKIVS HLOCK, COMMKIICIAL-AVKNUH
Wc are nulhorlioJ to announce Andrew Cain
as a candidate lor re- elecilon lo uie oms oi uuy
Marshal ut the approachliiR charter election.
Ir'or Clly TrctiHiirer.
Wo are authorised lo ncnounco Mr. Joseph D
Taylor asn candidate for rr-elecllon to tho ofllco
of City Treaurer at the ensulns charier
For Clly Clerk.
We are authorii-d to annoiinco Michael How
ley as a candidate for re-clccllnn to the ofllco ol
City Clerk at the ensuing charter election.
For City Attorney.
We are authorized to announce Mr. P. It. Pop
as a candidate lor re-election to the offlc of City
Attorney, nt the entitling charter election. td
Wo are niilhorUed to nnnounco Fredollne
Rrnss as a candidate for re-elrctlon to the office of
Police Magistrate, at tho ensuinj; charter elec
Ma. Editor : Please announce, that, in tho
event ol no convention being held for tlie nom
ination of candidaiea at the ensuing charter elec
tion,! will be an independent candidate far the
cilice of Police Magistrate. C. WINSTON
Fob. IS, 187.'. ,1
Koiro Uti i.tTiN : JleHo nnnounco Alfrel
Coming as nn Independent eandldnto for alder-
mini from the Htrond ward.
A LOUti CALL.
Wo tho undersigned citiunf of Cairo
would respectfully reiiiest Hon. John M
I.aiisdon to l.eeotno ucnndldato fur re-election
to the position of Mayor of tho clly
of Cairo, nt tho approaching municipal
election, well Knowing that ho has, during
tht last year, filled said position with In
tegrity nnd ability.
A. JI. Sallbrd,
F. 1). Koxford,
It. S. Y ileum,
I. W. Htownrt,
W. II. MorriJ,
II. 11. Can doc,
A. IS. (iruvlmiii,
W. 11. Thomas,
J. II. Kittcnhou'e,
(!. M. Aldun,
It. II. llillingslv,
(!. T. Whitlocli,
W. W. Thornton.
John J). IIiiIiiirs,
K. I). Caiiiphcll,
E. J. A vre,
A. A. Arrlek,
T. W, Jnlinsun,
J. IS. Fulton,
L. II. .Mvers,
(!. W. McKcalg,
-Y. A. Sloo.
V. T. It. Snider,
Paul (i. Sehiih,
H. C. Lotlllii,
W. L. Ilrlstol,
L. W. Still well,
!. W. Meridian,
John H. Obcrlv,
P. H. Pope,
E. A. Ilurnott,
AV. II. Itobortson,
-V. nice, ' '
V. It. White,
K. W. Cliorrv.
Alex. II. Irvlii,
D. W. Mul , ''
V. Vincent, 1
J as. Powers, '
T. 0. Decker,
F. M. Stocklloth,
II. T. Oerould,
C. It. Woodward,
W. H. .Smith,
It. II. Ciiniiinghaui,
A. M. Autin,
S. ltosen water,
J. A. (.oldstlno,
Jos. M. Vurum,
II. 0. Tuber,
H. F. Parker,
It. A. Iliinuou.
M. U. Cox,
W. It. ltockwoll,
W. T. Ueerwart,
iiv.iifi. l rilllk',
t All.. '
It. V. Helzner,
11. T. Miller,
M. L. Dunning.
M.J. I Cowley,
F. S. Murray,
. AV. Hendricks,
Notice. Tho host cntortalnmcnt in
the city i. at tho St. Nicholas hotel, saloon
nd restaurant. Tho best music thnt can
be had violin and piano. Good lunch
every morning and nhrht. All of tho
flnost brands of cigars, und tho beet St.
Louis lager boor, ulwayj fresh and nice.
OItc us a call.
Harhy AValkick, Proprietor.
TUB CAIRO DAILY liULLETliN, LIU DAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1872.
GENERAL LOCAL MATTERS,
Prof, llurdy's DanoliiR Class tricoU on
Friday, Fob. lCth to-night.
AT THE TL'ltNEUs' 1IALL
on Monday evening next King CnrnWal
will let himself loose. ind IiuIuIl'o In nil
kinds of merriment.
tho lecturer it tin Irishman, to the man
ner bom, nnd hli oratory i dltlngiilhed
by nil the characteristic! of Irish elo-
THK l.KNTK.V DIxCOUIWK
of tho nblo rector of tho church of tho Ito-
lectnor appeared In tho Sun of "VVedncB-
duy evening. It Is n fine discoiiMe, iippro-
)iriato to tho time, and full ot sound chiU-
Stocklleth has just received ten bar-
rclfoflho celebrnted Ivolly Island wlno,
thu best and most innuecnt drink that con
poslbly bo Indulged in. It it ns well
adapted to the ndvocutu of the late tem
perance law ns lo the man who delights In
bis toddy. It is a handy drink lo huv in
There is very littlo business being done
in tho police court. Tho polico seem to
hnvo fallen into n dozy condition, probn
bly becnuso the woather is supremely dls
agrccnblo nnd thay Imvo tiikon to reading
Tennyson's dronmy poem entitled the
"Opium Eaters." Poetical policemen nro
luxury few cities can indulge in. Hob-
crtson, who is n caudidato for city tnnrslul,
is very poetical, having an imagination
so vivid that be really believes thero is a
possibility of bis election.
Our friend L. O. Harris, Esq., of the
AA'oolworth llandlo company, Mound Cityi
called upon us yestorday, and startled us
with tho Intelligence that tho Illinois
Central railroad company, disgusted by tho
attempt of our council to drive their cars
off tho levee, have determined to go back
on Cairo and make Mound City their
southern terminus; that, also, tlid engin
eers of tho road wcro surveying n rottto
over Cache Island with tho intention of
prococuing Willi tno construction ot a
brldgo over tho Ohio at that point. Of
courso friend Harris is delighted, and we
are expected to go nnd plungo ourself
into tho gulf of despnir; but we wont.
A u filiail wait for developments. Tho
I C. II. 11. works in n mysterious way its
wondors to porform.
Tho important witness in tho case of the
People rs. Chas. AValkor, for murder, Is a
colored man by tho name of A. II. An
drews, now Stewart of tho stenmor St.
Mary's, in Ituyou Techc. AValksr who
murdered another ncpro with great de
liberation sotno time ago and richly de
serves punishment, cannot be convlvtod if
Androws Is not put upon the stand, nnd
Andrews cannot be procured to como tin
loss tho sheriff should go afturbim; but
Slinriir Trvin runout of courii) sneud u
couple of hundred dallars of his own mon
ey to vindicate the dignity of tho law, and
tho county will not give u cent. Thu
consquenco must bo, that AValkcr will go
free, nnd another lifu may be sacrificed
Here win a murder committed in broad
daylight, in ono of the most public place
of tho city, and tho murderer cannot ho
punished bojauso the public Is penurious
A by should wo pay taxes for tho protec
lion 01 lire unit properly, when tlie men
who outrago both nro uoiibcralcly per
mitted to go nt largo becnuso their punish
ment would necessituto tho expenditure of
it littlo oftliopuhlio money?
HON. WM. PAlt-O.NS AT Tit K ATIIENKCM
Subject: " nichnrd llrlusloy Sheri
dau, and tho orators, wits, nnd
humorists ISurke, Currnn, Gold
smith and others, Interspersed with char
Analysis. A groupf literary Giants
Dr. Samuel Johnson und an ufterdiuticr
argument Shoridnn's pedigree Associa
lions connected with the name of Sheri
dan Circiimitanccs inilucnclng his char
neter His lovo of mystery nnd desiro of
ctlect rirst literary efforts Lovo songs
and poetical contributions His reliance
on bis intellectual resources Elaboration
and assiduity Tho comedy of "Thu rival.1
Uxtrnordinary rommniid of resources-
School for Scandal Of wit and humor
Tho office of tho satirist A Chinese aphor
ism "An ngo to livu in" Americnu in
dependence nssorted Tho French rovolu-
tlon Sheridan enters parliament His
eloquence Tho great impeachment Tho
prince regent nnd his companions The
gilded saloons of Carlton pahico Ito verso
of fortune A. disastrous ahlpwrcck Tho
lessons which Sheridan's life teaches Tho
rightful employment of our mental faciil
ties Westminister nbbev. nui! tl 111 furliirii
Mr. Parsons belongs to tho nncient
house of Parsons, earls of Itosso, and closely
relntod to tho well-known constructor of
the grent tolo.icope, thu Into carl of Itosso,
president of tho Ilrltish association, whoso
namo may bo nssocinted with those of
Franklin, Arago, Humboldt nnd the great
luminaries of tho philosophic Holds of s:i
oueo. Ho was born ut Clontnf, nenr Dub-
lilt), and received his education ut tho
"luotuy of Kdlnburg, untlor Dr. WII-
U10 famous Homorlo scholar, the
friend Mvil u00,uto of Sydnuy ymitll tho
founder of u,, ,. ,, , ,
,,i . . . Ldlnburg Roviow. Do
5Sr?;VVirWwu f M,Bbu,s
North" of hi v n! U,u "OrUtophcr
-"sorth of BlaekwowJ, nnj Ul0 crl Jil0
ilia..., subsequently ctcrl,. Lincoln
Inn, to prepare for the bar. w '
engaged on ono of thu leuai.iK i,wiro " ,
tan newspapers, und on many occasion,
contributed papers of eminent ability ti10
inugazino litcraturo of the da v.
Following tho nntural bont of bis tnsto
and talents ho dovotod himself to the loo
turo p!ntforni of Grout Britulu and Ireland,
where ho at onco achieved tt signul sue
Otis, and became, porliapti, the most popu
lar public lecturor of the united kingdom,
At Bradford, England, he was bold tho
champion of tlto worklngmcn, who fre
quently testified their gratitude for Ills ad
vocacy of their cattso.
John Bright was to (truck bv tho pecu
liar force and vivacity of his stylo u to
emplmtlcally declare Hint Mr. Parson's ol-
oqucncu had oleclrlfled tho nudlcnco.
No orator of foreign birth, unheralded
by n political reputation, 1ms over ob
tained so ninny engagements for bis open
ing Hcnson, or given such general satisfac
tion to American lyceums. Hols tinnucs-
tlonably, without ntiy qualification, thu
most eloquent nml instructive litcrnry lec
turer who has visited our country during
tho present generation. Mr. Parsons
speaks without notes or mantinscripts.
Jinny moro tcstimonlnU tinlvcrsnlly
teeming with eulogy such ns few elicit,
might bo hero prodt'.cod, but tho above lan-
gungo quoted from tho Dally News, Lon
don, New York Hornld, Vc, Is strong
enough to convinco nil that thu antici
pated lecture is n treat In storo.
Fifteen leading English nnd Scotch
journals, nnd thrco of tho principal papers
of Ireland, tho ow lork Herald, Now
ork Tribune, ev i ork Evening Post,
New York Times, ISoston Transcript,
Boston Dally Adverliser, ISoston Trnvclor,
ISoston Post, Hartford Courant, Portland
Prcs', Cold Spring Recorder and other
iVmcrlcnii Journals contnln cugollst'ie no
tices of Mr. Parsons, many of which no
tices nnd personal tributes from eminent
men nro in tho hands ot tho
d3t2-15. Lkctukk Com. Y. M. C
THE CURRENT SCANDAL.
a cask o f "who's iikex here since i'm:
1IKEN 00NK." KUltr or THE Ol'THAtlKI.
HUMIAND, - PISTOLS AND COm.VS.
HASTY UU'AHTL'HK OF THK "IIETIIAY
Eft." The city has boon somewhat oxcitcd du
ring the past woek by tho publication of
a choico bit of scandal nnd tho probability
thnt n tragedy of first-class proportions
would grow out of It. Here is tlie story ns
'twas told to us.
About a year ago n citir.cn of Cairo, un
ablo to any longer obtain onployment nt
the business in which be bad gained an
enviable roptitntlon, went hence in search
of fortune in a moro appreciative com
munity. Ho left behind him a wifo on
whoso constancy ho was willing to stako
all bU woldly gains, and during his ub
senco, longor continued than at first he
thought it would be, ho steadfastly kept in
view the wants of his family and ench
week sout to them all his surplus wagos
Ilut In this case the namo of tho wife was,
or should hnvo been, Frailty. She grossly
abused the confidence of her loving
spouse. For a month or two she was as
11 nn as the rock of Uilrnltar, and all ns
saults upon her vlrtuo wcro repelled and
properly resented. Itut at Inst the temp
ter came in irrcsistablo guise a ftal
wart man, not pruclsoly un Addonls, but
nil that thu heart of 11 fastidious admirer
of male bcautv could dosire. His hands
had not been worn by hard labor; and
having been long uncustomed to prnctico
behind the counter of n store tho tcioncc
of politeness, lie soon ingratiated iMnmuir
into tlto weak lady's good opinion. He nd
fanccd with u not too hasty step. H
was tlrst kind, then affectionate, llo won
his victim s confidence, then practiced on
her weaknoisos. Forgetting his duty to
his own wife and child, (for he hns both),
bo deliberately polluted thu hearthitono of
a friend, at whoso tablo he had often brok-
en bread, partaking of dishes which his
entertainer's own hands hnd prepared
with n master's skill. Ho would not bo
repulsed. The song of "Not for Joe no,
no, no, " only incited him to a fresh assault
upon the citadol beforo which
ho had established bis posi
tion. He triumphed; nnd oh, that
that tho dreadful truth should bo told In
Gath unit trumpeted on the streets of As
kalon ! the faithless wifo became ns tboso
who love tholr lords may without shame
become I Concealment was impossible.
No tongue bad told the secret, but what
tlie car heard not the eyo saw.
The grocer for tho gay deceiver U a
grocer need wo say tho grocer became
nervous ? Those who knew him without
knowing bis secret obervod that ho began
to look upon the wlno when it was red,
to fill himself daily with bad whisky. Ho
knew tho dreadful .ocret could not long bo
concealed from tho curious public and the
trusting husband. Ho had nightly dreams
of tho cold grave, and saw visions of infu
riated husbands rushing with fierce bowio
knives nnd huge pistols upon the betray
ors 01 their peneo chopping them to
pieces and blowing them into tho finest
kind of smithereens
Last week tlie husband returned, rushed
to his homo to cmbraco his dear wife, and
Horror of horrors, how he sworol Ho
vowed by nil the gods nt onco hu would
hnvo vengeance, nnd fell to quoting ean-
guinnry passages from tho tragodv of
"Othello." Ho hunted n pillow to strangle
bis Desdemonn, and compelled hor to di
vulge tho name of her miner. Thun hu
crlod with a loud voice walllnL. and
Ing himself with a pistol went in soitreh of
his enemy. Ho founjlyhlm. Ho bhot ut
him. Ho missed 'him, Tho Deceiver
mndo hasto to soek safety in flight, and is
now hiding somowhoro in St. Louis, whoro
he w!li;remaln until nil dangorhns passed
away and matters are again calm and se
rene. AUCTION SALE-
I will oiler for sale ut my sales room,
105 Commercial nvonuo, on Saturday,
February 1M, ut OJ o'clock a. in., tho fol
lowing articles, to be sold for charges : 2
drst-olas billiard tables, comploto; ono
lot of gas fixtures, and n lot of steamboat
sash nnd doors; also two fine gold
watches. Sale positive, nnd without
reserve. D. Haiitman, Auctioneer.
The Goikie. 8 X 10 Photographic
A'iowsoftho Big Ico Gorge, near Co
lumbus, Kentucky, fur s tlu nt Thomns'
l'hotogrnphic Gallery, corner of Eighth
"lrt and Commercial nveiiuo. Price, 60
cents, Kwit dlw2-lJ
Nkw 1'ronch prunes, currants nnd
raisins always on baud ut Jorgcnson's
There are eight male prisoners now
serving in tho chain gang. Mcllalo lias
them at work on Division trcot, Amend
Tiir. opposntoN. ,
There will probablv bo n little opposi
tion to tho Lanstkn ticket, but it will not
amount to much. It cannot bo iitirstd
this year Into n vigorous existence. It
ill pule nnd ptiko and crv for nwhlle and
WHAT SHANNESSY THINKS.
'Squlro Shnnncssy is of tho otilnlon thnt
uie present municipal trovcrnment w do.
witn tno exception of tho mayor nnd the
polico force nml tho majority of tho conn-
ell. Lniisden hns not enough of the Old
Hickory qiinlity about him to iileaio tho
old squire, tho council In his opinion
nmounts to nothing nnd the polico force,
nsho forcibly expresses it, arod d frauds.
THE t'OI.OIICII TllOOPtf,
For sotno unaccountable reason tho col
ored voters do not take kindly to tho prop,
osltion that Lansden shall bo re-elected.
What can thov have auainst him V Ho has
been n good ofllcer: the city has pros
pered undor his administration ; there can
bo no good reason suggested for not desir
ing His ro-olecllon, and wo bono und ex
pect tho colored voters will swing Into lino
una give mm u Hearty stiport
How shall the ticket of tho citizens bo
put before tho public? Is the question of
the day. A 0 know no better way than tn
call a public meeting a mnss meeting
ana havo tho work dono therein. Tim
friends of tho present municipal policy
have nothing lo fear, and they should
Invito ull the people of tho cit v white nnd
black to como together nnd consider tho
lucstlon : "What is tho best thing to do
for tho citv welfare ?''
Ono of thu first duties of the incoming
city administration will bo to provide for
tho payment of overdue bonds. If, as will
Inevitably bo tho case under the recent
construction of the charter, the city can
not pay any due bond unless a fund hns
been accumulated for thut purposo from
tho proceeds of taxes levied for tho espe
cial purposo of crcnting tho bond paying
sinking fund authorized by tlie charter,
thero will nover ngain bo it bond paid if
tho nsscsrincnt of taxes is hereafter mado
ns heretofore. This matter must thercforo
bo looked after, and, in some way there
enn bo found 11 wny the bonds of the city
now overduo must be pr.id.
WINSTON AND IlltOH.
And now comos Colonel Winston and
locks horns with Judge Dross on the po
lice magistrate question. Thore is there
fore fun ahead und excitement and
wrangling and, (to uso a forcible gener
ality) a high old time. AVinston is confi
dent anil Ilnm i. vurr ditto. AVinston
knows that Uross Is very weak beforo tho
public, although an unexceptionable gen
tlemnn personally, and Drots
knows AVinston is not strong,
.,..,, u ft clever man, you
know, personally, and nil that. Win
ston will rccelvo tlio support of all those
who do not liko Bross and Bross tho sup
port of all lhoe. who do not liko Winston
and It is thought that this division will
divide tho voters nearly in the middle.
Tlie county olHcers und all guardians and
nil administrators and all lawyers ought to
bo opposed to Bross, ami there is no reason
why they should bo for his opponent.
Thorefore, tho logical conclusion is, tho
persons referrod to will probably bo for
ono of the candidates or they won't. This
may be stating tho caso rather vividly,
but we think n littlo reflection
on the part of our readers will bear us
out In this assertion an assertion which
was not mado without considerable reflec
tion. Accepting this, then, as thu truth
It must follow that cither AVinston or
Bross will bo elected, provided no other
person is voted for ; because, as will bo
observed, if Bross does not rcceivu fewer
votes than AVinston, AVinstuii will inovit
ably receive u smaller votuthun Bross, un
less thero should be n tie, in which evont
if the gamo is whist Winston will win, and
if tho game is "pitch" tho Judgo will
knock tho hind sights off tho Colonel.
Tho citizons who have paid U10 special
assessments made for street tilling, and
who nro now required to pay tho interest
on tho Fox, Hownrd & Co. bonds, are
very naturally dbsntlslled with the ar
rangomont nnd look to the city for relief,
which should bo speedily afforded. The
cost of tho work was nbout $'.'0,000. This
amount was ns-cssed against the lots in
iront ol which filling was put into tho
streets. Boipondlng to tho c ill of tho tax
colloclor half tho lot owners say three
Hundred paid into tho city
treasury niioiii nail the gros
amount, fl 10,000. The other thrco hun
ilroJ refused to pay.nnd tho courts sustain-
od them In tho refusal, AVhorcupon Fox,
Howard A- Co., went into the courts and
obtained n judgmont against tho city for
the balanco duo them, and the city to sat
isfy this judgmont Issued about $110,000,
fi per cent, bonds. Tho annual interest on
this amount is $8,800, of which nmotint
tho lot ownors who puld for nil tho IIIIIiik
done boforc their lots, are required to pay
$1,400, und, when the bonds become due,
will bo compollod to pay 55,000 of tho
principal. So this results: Because thrco
hundred lot ownors did not go to law with
the clly thoy nre now required to pay half
the interest duo on what threo hundrod
othorlot owners owo,and whon it bocomes
duo half tho amount of what tho delin
quent lot ownors should have paid twenty
years bororo. This Is manifest Injustice
nnd the city should In some wny inanngu
10 pny back thn liumnv II rn, ...!,.,!
stroet inline, and then nnv thn
umount out of the general purso. This
plan would also work Injustico in certain
qunrtors, but it is nearly " tho fair thing,"
and would bo much moro satisfactory than
tho prosont condition of tho street filling
problom. This knotty question is com
monded to tho prnyerful consideration of
thu council that will succeed tho prosent
SELECT coonctlmek and aldermen.
Who shall bo elected lo the select coun-
ell and who to tho board of aldormcn'
Cnunoiltncii Sehuh nnd Aldermen AVnlder
and Klcb of the first ward go out. AVho
shall bo their successors 7 Councilman
AVoodward and Aldermen Budor and
AVIntcr, of the second ward, go out. Who
shall stop into their shoes 'I Alderman
Fitzgerald, of tho third ward, goes out.
AVho shall follow him. Aldorman
Carrol, of tho fourth ward, goes out. AVho
can t'iko his placo? Four democrats nnd
two republicans retire from the board of
ulderiiicn, nnd we do not believe wo are
unreasonable wlion wo nsk thnt nt lenst
two democrats out of ihu six should bo re
turned. AVo nro tint, of course, Very par
ticular; but, if tho mutter could bo ar
ranged without any groat sacrifice of ,rM.
clplo on tho part of our friends of tho
other side, wo would llkuus nearly an oven
divide as tioss b 0 ativ bow 0110
third ol tho- members lo bo ro
turned. Thrco republicans retire from
the select council. It may bo mutter of
stirprlso that no democrats will go out of
this body, but when wo recollect that Tay
lor und Hnllidny aro tho only democrats
In It, the cnuso of stirprlso will bo re
moved. Of course, ns our republican
neighbors sav, tho threo republicans
should bo returned at tho approaching
election. The proposition mi-els our
approval. .Messrs. Htird, Schuh and
n . ...I 1 .......
iTutMwsru uru un jjuuu iiivu,
and have mado good councllmen.
We nro decidedly In favor ol
their re-election. They have just learned
how to fill tho bill gracefully nnd ably, and
ou-'ht not to be retired. Hut, would It
bo unreasonable to insist ngain that 11 bout
two of the nliio persons to bo elected to tho
city council ought to bo democrats With
Toots wo nro ready to exclaim, " It don't
mutter, " but a little less of thu " I II take
the turkoy und you take thu btizz-ird, or,
to be obliging, you tuko the buzzard nnd
I'll tuko thu turkey spirit " on tho part of
our republican friends wuuld not bo ob
lectlonablo. Thcv tulk very fairly, but
they never say " turkey to ti once,
Smoked salmon und Yarmouth bloat
crs, just received nt Jorgenson'.". tf,
Oyster Soup nt Harry Walker's every
morning. Also fresh St. Louis bcor. tf
Now that tho Cairo nnd Vlnccnnes
railrcad Is n fixed fact tho contract
having been let, and work to be cornmeii
ced nt once, Jorgensen is prepared to sell
nil kinds of groceries cheaper than any
other house in tho city. tl
AVhcre aro you going? To the place
number O'i, Ohio levee, where they keep
tho best fresh oysters, fish and game, n:iJ
the finest wines, liquors and cigars to t
found in the city. Open at all hours, day
or night. J. E. Park
Great inducements to any one wisl:
ing to buy a first-class piano or organ.
K. & AV. lludoi unci their entire atia-k In
tlie piano and organ lino at tho actual
cost of tho instruments. They aro desir
ous of closing out the stock so that they
may uso the room for Jewelry munufuctur
.Mr. Gustav Kllngsohr, a musician of
noted ability, who has for the past few
years, been engaged as a professor in Bal
timore, Md., proposes to mnko his future
homu in our city mid now oilers his ter
vices to tlie public. Those who have not
already engaged competent teachers would
do well to address .Mr. Kllngsohr, Box
1 1C:'., Cairo, III. Also especial attention
given to piano tuning.
nr. . 11. J'.ynn Has latuly opened a
frama nnd picture establishment on 6th
street, near cor. AVashlngton nvenue
His stock comprises frames of all styles
and sizes, nnd many very hundsomo pho
lograpus, engravings, curomos, alliums
etc. Ho has all sorts of mouldings and
makes the framing of picture-, to order, a
specialty. Mr. It. invites nil to call nnd
examine his stock. Jan 28-lm-d.
AVo hnvo no Hesitation in recommend
ing AVilllam Killers, boot and shoo maker
as worthy of most liberal patronage. AVe
know whereof wo speak when we saj his
work Is dono in a masterly manner at the
lowest prices. Ho uses nothing but the
best of stock, nnd ho cannot be excelled in
tho delicato task of making an oxaet (P.
Givo him a cull at his shop on Twentieth
street, between A.aslnngton avenue and
Poplar stroet, nearly opposite the court
house, nnd wo will guarantee satisfaction
Pat. Fitzgerald, of theSamplu Itooms
has recolved tho appointment of agent for
tlio salo of the Haminondsport, N. Y
Urbanna AVIno Company's wines in this
city. If tho bottlo with whlnh wo were
yesterday presented is u samplo of tho
quality of llicso wlnos, then wo are pre
pared to eay that thoy nre among tho best
wo havo ever tasted. Ho has Just
recolved a largo consignment, which ho is
prepared to soli at tho lowest lli-iirers.
He has also on hnnd n largo und complete
stock ol tho various brunds of Irish
Scotch nnd American whiskies, and wines
of 0 very vuriety JanlSdtf.
It is true that Blankenburc's Excol-
sior saloon Is now one of the Institutions
of the city. All drinkers who liko really
oxcollont liquors whiskies, wines, boer,
otc go to tho Excelsior saloon, which Is
Htted up in splendid stylo. BlunkonburL'
who knows how to kcop a saloon, sprcuds
a flno frco lunch ovory morning nnd eve
ning, nnd, as he forcibly expresses It,
nwootens the lunch with music." Ho
hns cmployod tho sorvlces of a flrst-rato
piunlst, who makes the grand
which stands in ono end of tho
speak out in musical tones. Evorybody
is invltod. Tho host ordor Is maintained
and all improper characters suppressed
with ncutnoss, choupnoss and dispatch. Ev
erybody knows that tho Excelsior saloon
is at tho corner of AVushington nvenue nnd
Boarding, Ono hundred dny boarders
can bo nccommodntcd ut tho Commercial
hotel with day board, llrst-class fare, nt
the low rate of 20 por month.
Mils. M. J. WHITE.
For Salb. A cottage on 12tU stroot
containing 7 rooms, cistorn anu out
hotisos comploto. Appiy to
VY, W. THORNTON.
AlllSIVEIi AND l.EPAltTEO.
tstetmier. Where from. Where (
Armadllla Ark, rlvcr..Cineliinatl
J no. Lumsdou i ali vlllo..
lied river.. .Cinolnnnl!
Bed river. ..Cincinnati
Hollo ot. I.oiiis
loo. KlouiiriL Columbus
Illinois N. O.
CONDITION (IF THE IUVKIK.
No chungu has taken placo In tho Ohio
river nt this point, nnd during tho past
21 hours tho rise in tho river hns been 8
Inches. Heavy Ico continues coming out
of the Mississippi. It is reported that
tho MIIsppl is open ns far up ns Grand
'tlu A m At r t . a
in. uiucinnau lucre is about i'.j
feet In the channel nnd tho river Is rising
Cast. At Loulsvllln llinOl.tn Is still rts.
wUl f)J ft
Louisville goes bravely on and tho packets
havo started to running onco more. This
will be good news fo- those residing on
tho river, for they will bo entblcd to lcavo
their homes once more. The Mississippi
river continues rising. Tho several
gorges still remain Intact ; but a fo" dnys
of thawing weather and the rise will start
them moving southward. From hero to
Memphis there Is ubout nlno feet in the
channel, nnd below at Ileovos bar can bo
found 8 feet. Heavy rains having fell at
the head waters of both tho Allcghuny
and Monongabcla rivors, an early rise may
be looked for In both rivers.
Tho weather moderated somowhat from
that of Wednesday, nnd tho prospects for
another thnw was good. Tho lute cold
snap has had a dumuglng effect on tho
IIL'MNEM AND WEATHER.
Thero was considerable business trans
uded ut the landing throughout tho day,
nnd tho boats that were receiving for the
south found an nbundance of freight.
There wcro several departures during the
day, each one leaving with good trips.
Now that navigation from hero to Now
Orleans is clear of all obstructions, steam
ers will have no delay in filling out with
The stcrnwhceler Illinois having brok,.
her shaft below Columbus, was brought up
by the Joe Fleming yesterday, and will
have the damages repaired here. Shu had
on board n good trip, un'l the accident is
certainly unfortunate, as it will lessen her
Tho John Lumsden arrived from Nash
ville, with a slim trip. She went up to
Greenfields ferry after a load of corn for
Tho Armadillo brought up the rail
road freight re-shipped by the Jno. Kil
gour from Memphis, the latter having
returned to New Orleans from .Memphis.
The Indiana returned from l'aducah
yesterday, und began loading for the
The st.-rnwheol Nashville loading at
Cincinnati fur Now Orleans and having
on board nearly -600 tons freight wns cut
down by the Ice Tuesday night and will
doubtless prove a total loss. This Is tho
second bout which has bectv lost by the
breaking tip of tho Ice this winter at Cin
cinnati. Thu Belle St. Louis left nt daylight yes
tcrday for A'Icksburg having n lair trip
Tho Idlowlld left Evnnsville last night
for this port und will return from hero
Tho tow boat Atlantic with a tow of
barges Is on tho way to this port from
Grand Tower -where she has been ico
bound for some time.
Tho City of Qulncy still remains ice
bound at Grand Tower, and the M. J.
Wicks at Capo Girnrdeau.
A dispatch was recolved yesterday say
ing that tho Belle A'ernon bound from
New Orleans to Pittsburg with a full
enrgo on board bad been cut down by Ico
at tho mouth of Licking river, and Is pro
bably n totnl loss. Her cargo consisted
principally of sugar and molasses.
Clly .NiillomU nnnk Itulldlua;.
BSuSpeola attention paid to orders from steam
oats nlKht or rlav.'fca
buffalo which was killed by tho Duko
Alexis, nnd a bear who lost his shaggy life
nt tlie hands of Gen. Custar. Tho meat
is now ready to be supplied tk tho citizens
of Cairo, at AValters' butcher ehop.
To Mothers and Nurses. Mrs.
AVhitcomb's Syrup for diarrhea, &c, in
children, whether induced by teething or
other causes, is tlio safest and best remedy,
AVanted. Situation by a young, intel
ligent man, who is afraid to work, but can
make himself useful in a pay
ing employment. Address Useless, Cairo,
IlUlTALO AND BEAR MEAT. J. AVnl-
ters, tho Eighth street butcher, has ro-
colvod, by express, from Sioux City, n
Imported Malnga grapes nt Jorgeit
son's, corner of Twontloth itrcot nnd
AVashlngton nvenue, U
For now citron, ornnge and lemon
pool, go to Jorgonson's corner of Twen
tieth .trect and AVnshlngton avonuo. tl
Yarmouth succotash and corn at Jor-
CARL L. THOMAS,
now prepared to respond promptly to all de
mands for His services, .f
SHOP-Con. Bth-st. and Cohsieucal-av
lit itie Perry Ilouav,
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