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JOHN H. OOLY & CO., PROPRIETORS.
CAIRO, ILLINOIS, SATURDAY, MAY 18, 1872.
Our Homo Advertisers.
On Rlithth Blrret, bet ween Commercial and Wash
Ington Avenue, It daily receiving
NEW MILLINERY GOODS
LATKST iPRIKO AND SUMMER STYLES.
Betide i full line of
BOlSTaSTETS 5c HATS
(Trimmed and untrlmmcd,
FRENCH FLOWERS, R1BBON3, TIUMMI.NOS
of Ml kindt, Laces, etc., etc.
Mrs. MeOee hat alto a large assortment of
Fancy Articlea, such at
NECK Tim. COLLAR. UNDKIWLEEVEH,
And all other articlea usually found in a
FIRST.0LAS8 MILLINERY STORE
lrt. McOee It well-known to the Ladles o
Cairo and vicinity, and by itrlrt attention to butt
tett hnpet to retain and add to the patrontge
Mch liat teen to liberally teatowed upon h-r
In the past. 4-30-lf
MRS. M. SWANDER.
hat opened out An extensive Mock of
All ol which are entlrelv new and of the very
LATEST SPRING GOODS.
II ATS, BONNETS RIBBONS,
And an elegant assortment of
LACKS, TRIXGEH, KID OLOVt., HOSIKKT
and all articlea usually kept in a first-class mil
Mrs. Hwandsr Invitee the public tocall and in-
peut hr ttock, which the will take pleasure In
allowing to old at well at new cutlorrera.
II. T. OEROULD;
STEAM AND GAS FITTER
A ALSS l
a am mrvmrn,
Oaa Fitter't and Plumber's materia. Woo
pumpa, glob ana arjKi valval, atop
cocka, check velvet, etc.
auo aeitr rca
Tails) Brataers rateat Dry Uaa Met r
And Morehauae, Weill A Co'a Automatic Watei
indicator and Supply Valve for tteam boilers.
itr' BLOCK, commkrcial-avkku
aiManvrW.'W a m
For Sale at Wholesale or Retail
CORN KB 32D-8TRKET AND OIIIO LEVI
OTlltf P. CaAHBLE
BURNETT & CO.
niOUXST CASH PRICK TAID FOR IIIDKS
Messrs. Burnett & Co.,Thornton's block,
Tenth street, mo prepared to pay tho hlgh-
cit cash price for articles In their line, as
Prime Mink 51.75 to 2.31
Raccoon DUO 10 WO
" Musk Rut . 10 to 16
Wild Cat 40 to 50
" Dearer Skins
... 6.00 to 7.00
jroon Salt, 0i
Green Halt, kin and calf. 12
Deer Skins 25 to 35c
For other article, such as rags, foath
or, hoes wax, wool and tallow, wo will day
tho highest market prices.
Burnett ii Co.,
Thornton's block, Tenth street., Cairo, 111
II. LKVV a CO. PAY THE HIGHEST MARKKT
Below will bo found tho corrected list
of prices paid by II. Lovy & Co., for
hides, furs, feathers, wool, tallow, Dees
wax, and all kinds of country produco
Levy & Co. do a vory largo trado in their
lino, and it is a well known fact that they
always pay the highest prices to bo ob
tained in this market. They are now
Mink S2 00 a 2 25
Wild Cat 60
IlouseCat 10 a 15
6 00a 1 0i
2 00 a 0 00
IFTIETII SENATORIAL DISTRICT,
DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION CAI.LKII TO
MEET AT JO.VKH1IORO, JULY 80TII, 1872.
Tho Democratic Senatorial committee
met at Joncsboro on May tho 15th, 1872,
nd organized by tho election of J. I!.
Mayham, of Juckson county, Chairman
Buck, of Union, Secretary.
Rtsohed. That the Democratic Senato
rial committee for tho 50th senatorial dis
trict, recommend to tho chairmen of tho
reipoctivo county committees in calling
the county convention to select delegates
that they Invite all persons to participate
who may be opposed to tho administration
of Hen. Grant.
Resolved, That tho basis of representa
tion bo ono delegato for each ono hun-
reu voters, aim one for each fraction of
one hundred cast fur Seymour and Blair
in 1808. Counties will bo entitled to del
egates as follows: Alexandor, 11 delegates
Union, 16 and Jackson, 14.
JUtbhtd, Thot tho Senatorial Conven
tion for tho 50th senatorial district meet
at Joncsboro on tho 30th of July, 1872, to
nominate a candidal') for senator mid can
didates for representatives in tho above
district. J. B. Mayhau, Chairman.
J. Buck, Secretary.
Ml.VUTKA OP TI1K PROCEEDINGS Of THE
DEMOCRATIC CONORESSIONAI, COMMIT
TER. Joncsboro, Un on Co.. Ill,,
May IJn, 1972.
Agreonbly to tho oil', issued by lion.
John B. Shnnnon, of Randolph, tho
county members of the old 11th
and 12th democratic congressional com
mittee which under tho new appointments,
now mnko tho lHth congressional district,
met as above. Thcro were present the
following named committee men, from
their rcspcctlvo counties :
Bandolph J. I'orry Johnson, proxy
for J. It. Shannon,
I'orry John II. Moberly, proxy for
G. V. Hall.
Jackson F. E. Albright, proxy for G.
Williamson M. A. Bates.
Union T. F. Bouton.
Alexander Judge F. Brosi.
Pulaski. John W. Carter.
On motion, J. lorry Johnson, was
called to tho chair, and John W. Carter as
ecrctary. The chairman briefly stated
tho object of tho gathering. "When, on
motion, T. F. Bouton of Union, was
elected permanent chairman and John W,
Carter of Pulaski, permanent secretary.
On motion, it was resolved, as the sense
of this meeting, that the committee call a
convention, for this, tho 18th congres
sional district, at Cairo, Illinois, to meet
at Cairo on tho 23d day of July, 1872, at
10 o'clock a.m.
On motion, tho basis of representation
in said convention, was fixed at ono dele
gate for each 200 votes, and fractional part
thereof, cast for Seymour and Blair in
On mo'.ion, It was resolved that we re
commend to tbo chairmen of tho different
county committees, that in calling their
respective conventions, for tho e'ection of
delegates to the convention at Cairo, that
they invito all persons to participate, who
may bo opposed to tho administration of
Gen. Grant. On motion, adjourned.
T. F. IIOUTON, Chairman
Joun AS. Cartkk, Sec'y.
BULLETIN BUILDING WASHlh
EIGHTEENTH CONGRESSIONAL DIS
DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION CALLKD TO
MKKT AT CAIRO JULY 23, 1872.
To the Chairmen of tie Different County
Vemoeralic Committees, Comprising the
18th Congressional District.
You aro requested to ctt'lja convention
in your respective counties, to solect dele
gates to tho convention at Cairo on tho
2.1d of July next. You are entitled to
tho following numbcr'cach :
THOS. F. BOUTON,
JOUN It. SHANNON,
GEO. W. "WALL,
GEO. "W. ANDREWS,
MIT. A. BATES.
JOHN W. CARTER,
GEO. W. CORLIS,
D. F. CLARK,
Tni-atDtr EvtKtto, May 18, H7J.
Business during tho week has been good'
in all branches of trado. The scarcity
of Grain and Hay restricted transaction in
theso staples to somo oxtcnt. Corn is vory
scarce, in strong demand and prices have
advanced and still show an upward tenden
cy. Sales of Whlto wero mado to-day at
05c and of mixsd at COc, delivered in sacks,
Tho supply of Oats is also inadequate to
tho demand, and prices aro firm at an ad
Country produco is centrally dull with
prices declining. Small Fruits aro com
ing In moro freely.
A refreshing rain yestorday cleared tho
atmosphere and laid tho dust, and tho ro
suit was grateful toovorybody.
Correspondents must bear in mind that
ourinsldo figures represent prices in round
lots from first hands, and outsido figures
prices for enlcs mado in small lots on or
FLOUR. Is quiet, and held Arm at
present prices. Very little demand and
few sales roported.
200 hbls Super sold at ?5 75
550 " Various Grades... 0 00' 1 00
BRAN. 200 sacks sold for S23 00.
CORN. Is lively and firm. Prices
tend upward. All on tho market was
taken to-day, nnd was Insufficient to meet
tho domund. Mixed sold at COc and
Whlto C5c, delivered in sacks. Tho fol
lowing aro sales reported.
300 sacks. Mixed (sold carly)del 55c
5 cars " in sacks " 58cC0c
150 sacks " ' COc
2 cars Whito in bulk, on track C8c
1 " " in sacks del 00
200 sacks " " C5
OATS. Aro firm at an adv
since our last reviow consist of
1 car Southern 111., in hulk on
11 sacks, Mixed Northern, dcl...4Cc4Bc
1 car Southern 111., in sacks" ..... 48c
15 cars Galena in sacks del 8cl9o
3 Northern " " 48c
50 sucks " from store 49c
HAY. The market Is very scan
tily supplied with Hay. It would
sell readily for S24 00 $26 00.
Sales. wero very few Jn consequenco of
1 car primo mixed sold, del. 21 00
3 " choice Timothy, on
orders, 25 00(a,2C 00
BUTTER. Tho market is dull and well
supplied. Prices unchanged :
20 pkgs. choice country sold at 25c
10 " ' Northern 25c
15 " Prime to choice, 2026c
EGGS. Plenty and going off slow at
2000 dozen sold at 12tc
10 pkgs. " 12Jc
All shippers' count.
CHICKENS. Plenty, and prices aro
100 dozen mixed sold) at S3 504 25
15 coops " " 4 004 50
MEAL Is brisk, very scarce, and
commands outside, quotations to-day.
We nuto sales of
100 bbls. Kiln dried, delivered. 2 90
300 " Steutn " " 2 903 00
75 " " "
in lots from store 3 00
200 bbls. City Mills "Evening
Star,'' Steam dried 3 00
PROVISIONS Dull atd unchanged
Sales of .
1500 lbs. Clear Sides Bacon 7Jo
300 " Broakfast " He
1000 " Ham " 10jllc
aro all wo havo to report.
To New Yoilc per hbl...
To Ho.iton per bM..
- 1 7
f'rom Cairo to.
Flour, per bb.
Mar. txr ton .
Corn, tier cwt
OaSa, per cwt .
Potato, per M
Apples, per bbl
rotis. per ddi
SO 1 OI
75 l 2:
From Cairo to
Coal Oil per r.
uuweco fier n
Cotton per hi
Our Homo Advertisers.
St. Louis Advertisements.
T II E
To buy the Celebrated
AND BEST QUALITIES or
AND ALL KINDS OK
AT THE VERY
CI 2 and 014 North Main Street,
ST. LOUIS, MO.,
Hulesroomt of the
Excelalor Maatirscturlsisr Company.
THE LATEST ARRIVAL OF DRY GOODS
Grand Opening at Cunningham's
Mr. R. H. Cunningham has lately received (and Is daily adding to It) ono of tho
Largest, Fine t and most varied stock of Dry Good over brought to this markot.
Evory floor of his Commodious Establishment it literally packed with goods. On tho
lower or first floor may bo found
Dress Goods, Hosiery, Gloves, Embroidery & Fancy Notions,
Of every description, nil of wh'ch will bo shown to callers by tho most polito and
attentive salcsmon. Among the
DRESS GOODS, "
SIGN OF THE
GrranMlh I to 7V: I Drv Flint
Cured ' V toVK Dry 8alt........124
(iree n Cair h.I2(aU Btiee ppeltt e 2o
Curev' ' " 14 to I4U
Kanawha per LM....2 2i Dairy pr bit
Irurienal 1 lOto 1 40 1 Gun DO wder 1
Oofoae macklOu to 1 30 1 Yount: Itrs'n 1 10 to 1 4u
Java ..2So to 30 I Lagnayra. M lu ik.
ltlo, prima to choice - ...... ..24 to 2.'
I.ARD In tiercet per lb
in kok -
HAMS Sugar cured "
Country " ......
Hhouldera bacon " -.
Clear aidea " llacon ...
If you want tho best board in tho
city call at tho Court House Hotel.
Tky tub Excklsiou. Thoeo who in
dulgo themselves in luxurios such ft 3 St.
Louis Lager Boor, Cocktails, Gin slings,
rich Winoa and Ico cold Lemonades, all
ewcotennd with 'finest'pltino music, should
call on Frod. Blankonborg,s. Ho has tho
coolest, qulotest and finest saloon In tho
west. Ho has also a Quo billiard tablo for
tho use of his guests andjhls cigars cannot
be excelled. 5-10dlm
Beavtr, per pound
niDKS, MB rouKD
Boof Hides, Dry Salt....
Tallow, par pound
Wool, " "
Tht ftboY prlc list is subjtct to correction,
18 a 20
50 a 0,
CO a 70
25 a 28
T. B. Ellis, proprietor, corner 7th stroet
and Commercial avenue, Cairo, Ills., is
prepared to accommodato tho public with
hoard by the day, wook or month, at lower
rates than any other first-class houso in
tho city. Tho roomt are all well fur
nished, light and airy, good samplo rooms
for tho accommodation of Comraorclul
agents. Tha houso is located in tho con
ter of tho business part of the city within
one njuart of the pott offloe. 4-o.tf
74 OHIO, LEVEE,
Wholesale and Retail
PAINT & OIL DEALERS.
We keep a lull stock of lure Drug! and
AIo a complete Una ol toilet articles, im
ported aud American Soapt,
Together with a large assortment of Druggiata
FOR SALE, 1 For Bai t FOR SALE,
' I Kcr Halo I '
TOR SALE. ) For rials FOR SALE.
Faro from Liverpool,
Faro from Londondkriiy
Faro from Glasgow,
Faro front Queenstown
10 CAIRO, $4820
Saflord, Slorrit A Ca
LlTerpool New-York ahd Philadelphia
i-xeia coxiaacr wits united itatis id laiTitn
For Carrying ;the Mails.
FOR PASSAGE TICKETS
oa ruaniia ixroaasTion
APPLY TO JOHN G. DALE, Aot.',
15 Broadway, New-York, or to
Wathlngton Avenue, Cairn. noia. ji
ObIobm and PvtatoM,
Onions, per bbl3 2J rotatoet,perbbl 3 OOaS M
New York factory new 1CJ to 17
Common House, per doz . 2 An
Choice to Extra " - 3 00 to 3 7
B. 11. 5 00 to 6 M
UecawMX nad Tallow t
30 1 Tallow -...-..
alaicnra assd Byi-apa,
SUGAR New Orleans primo to choice 11 to I2e
vnnee a WH is;iuij
Crushed and Powdered...... 14K to ISc
Oranulaied ltiifto lf
SYROPS-Chulco 80 to Si
New Orleans new...... so to saj
OunniP8,.....18 to 19 io I Ilurlapt....... 23Ke
Twine.... I Twite Hemp. ..2a to 30t
iwme rim oo i
Millet 1 78
HunL'arinii 1 7S
Timothy, per Imahel 2 M to 2 60
Wlnea and IJqssorai
BUANDY Hennetty per gal beat..... 7 0
Uienetla 3 SO
ii 2610 3 24
85 to 1 60
An eflectual preventive ot Cholera, Typhoid
Fever, MntlM'ox, Scarlet Fever, Jleaselt, Cat
tin Diseate. and all pestilential and contagioua
diieaaet. It it put up in paatboard cartons, the
tops of which contain perforations, from which
it can be aprinklt-d ns from n pepper box. Hold
by UAU0LAV UUOd.
The retail jirico Is 23 cents per package,
(Proceedingt of the Hoard of Health Official.)
Orpirc Ho aro ur HttLTii, 8r. I.ot)it, 22d May,
1871. The resident phj tioiana tates that he hat
used, in the city hospital, the carbolic arid
powder and Hilda it the bet dltinfcctitnt and
uetroyer of htigH, nntt, ccickroachet, Ao , ol
which he hat knowledge. Your committee re.
commtnilt the purchane of thla powder, for ue
in the hotpltnlt,
(Signed H. H.O'llUIRN,
Clerk Hoard ol Heallli.
We are now inrecelpt cf a fresh ttock of
For the season ; alao a full lino of
Aud I'alntcra Materials generally.
WILL UK KOtf.VD
CHINESE GRASS CLOTHS,
BEAVER nRANI) PURE MOHAIR,
AS' ASH POPLINS,
BISHOP AND LINEN LAAVNS,
PERCALES AND 0IQUE3
LINEN GOODS, CALICOES, & DOLLY VARDEN PRISTS
Of every variety. Tho stock of ladles
WHITE GOODS, SILKS AND SATINS,
Is full, complete and fhlonablo. Among tlio stock of FANCY GOODS ara
elegant Thread and Gulpuro Lace, Collars nnd Culls, Ribbons, Ladles' Neckties
Dolly Varittn Bows and Gloves.
JOSEPH'S FAfrFAMED KID GLOVES
will bo sold nt SI 00 per pair, warrantof. Cunningham exhibits a full lino of
FIUE HOSIER -2"
Of evcrv dcscrintlon. Fiftv dozen rmlr of tho Balbrasuln Silk Embroidered, will
bo retailed at from 7C cents to $1 25 per pair. Theio hoso are Imported, aro of Irish
mnnuiacturo, ona nro now counica uio uei una iiunusomcsi in mo market, ihu stocK ct
WHITE &s COXiOiaEID ITJVDBTliE XiUfTElST,
SHEETINGS, TOWELING, ETC., ETC.,
Is undoubtedly finer than has ovor been lirontrht to this market, and will bo found
to contain varieties suited to every tasto and every pocket. Thoso beautiful OTTO
MAN SHAAVLS AND SCARFS aro boing said at astonishing low figures, and tho
stock of Muslins and Piece Goods, which Includes Broadcloths, Cassimeres, &c, la
large and well selected. Gentlemen can uo airmailed with all sorts ot Underwear,
AS'hito Shirts, &c, cf tho very best mako. Tho
AVhich occupies tho socond floor, contains undoubtedly tho most elegant variety
ev.r exhibited in this city. Brussels, Tapestry, Threo and Two-Ply Matting, Oil
Clotn, Stair Carpels, Rugs, &c. On this floor also, is a handsomo lino of
BOOTS .A-OSrHD SHOES,
Mado tn tho latest stylo and sold at low llgurcsj and a lino assortment of
SPRING AND SUMMER HATS AND CAI'S.
Mr. Cuninghani, always studying tho tasto and needs of his patrons and tho Dublin
generally, invites them cordially to call and oxamlno his display of Spring and Sum
mo r Goods, satisfied that nowhere olso in tho city will they bo shown finer goods at.
lowor prices. 4-25dtf
Principal Office 104 FiAh St., Ciu., O
THE ONLY RELIABLE GIFT ENTERPRISE
IN THE COUNTRY !
IN VALUABLE GIFTS
To bo distributed In
Xj . X). SINE'S
156th Regular Morlhly
To be drawn Monday, Junn 3d, 182.
Two Grand Capitals or
$5,000 In Greenbacks!
Two Prizes $1,000 J
f ivo rrtzes ouo
Ten Prizes 100
One Jlarso nnd lluggy with HiUer-Motinled liar
netn, worm in eaen.
One fine-tonul Rosewood Piano, worth S'00.
Ten fainilv tewiniz inaehlnHt. worth S10111.1if.l1.
. Five heavy caseil gold hunting watches nnd heavy
g'ld chalnt worth IJ(X) each. l"iv go I Amer
ican uuuiiug waicues wuiiu i.) eACIl. ten
ladies gold kuutiiiK wntchvs worth Slut each.
Kight hundred gold anil silver lever huntlni
watnhet, In nil, worth from SJOtol.HKi. Ijidles"
gold leonllllH chalnt, gcnl't gold vent ulinlnt,
aulld ami double plnteil sliver table and tea
tpoiint, pliolograph albums, Jewelry, eto,, etc.
Whole number of gilts, u.ooo. Ticket llmltej to
Agentt wanted to sell tickets to whom liberal
premium will he paid.
Mcgui tickets ono dollar i six tickets five dol
lars; twelve tickets, ton dollara; twcnty-tlvo
Clrculart containing a full lUt of prliet, nde.
acriptlonof the manner ot drawing, and other
information In reference to the distribution, w ill
be tent to any one ordering them. All letters
mutt be addressed to I., U. H1NK, Box, 60,
oinex, Cincinnati, O,
llil West 5th tt nov2-w.tdly
Caret per caae ..
Wheat new ,
,.... Of I
Do tou wish to receive nil tho beneueHU of
Without the fixpenae of a trip to thosa reeortn.
If to, apply to us. W receive these waters dl.
rect frem iho tprlnga, and are prepared to ur
man mem iurvt vuw-. .-.vs.. uu a.ivviy
from our counter. Peraona living at a distance,
or who with to have the water In their houses,
or who with to nave tne water in ttieir houses,
stn ha aunnlied with Bar atoaa in bottlet ami Blua
Lick in bottles, kegs and barrelt. Call and get
aoircuiar tu fkns j
ttiM noted waters.
the medicinal vlrtaee of
MISSOURI STATE LOTTERY.
Legalized by Statk Autiioihtv and
Diiaw.v in Fuhlic in Sr. Louis.
Grand Single Number Scheme.
Class E, to hk Drawn May 31, 1872.
6,880 Prizes, Amounting to $300,000.
1 Prise of. 130,000
1 of. 13,4611
1 of. 10,000
1 ' of....... 7,N1
4 of 6,UK)
4 " ol 2.60O
20 " of. 1,000
20 ' Of 600
40 " Of , 610
Tickets $10; Half Tioketa, $5: Quartor
TICKOIS, $3 bo.
Our lotteries are chartered by the State, are
alwayt drawn at the time named, and all draw
ings are' under the supervision of sworn com
iiilstlonert . .
The oroolal drawing will be published in the
St. Louis papsra and a copy tout to purchasers
oftlckeU. rL ......
We will draw atimllar echemethe last day of
every month during the yaar lSTi.
Mglttered letter, draft or JPreai- ,nd for cti-
Priietof. t loo
a " of. ,1,000
t ot fSK)
II " Of S(
. " Of 2M
3ll " of 20(1
M " of IM
1"U of. 1U)
NW ' of........ 10
Our Homo Advertisers.
COMMIIMIO.V AND FUKWAKDINfJ.
CLOSE & VINCENT,
DBAIiEES 12r X.IZVEE,
Ceuknt, Plastkii Paris,
Corner right!) Htrrrt iiimi Ohio I.ceo,
Our Homo Advertisers.
Z. D. MATHUS.8.. K. C .UnL
MATIIUSS &, UHL,
Commissi on Merc hants,
HAY AND WESTERN PRODUCW
NO. Bt OHIO 1.E TEE.
II. M. IIUJiEN,
GROCER niul CONFECTION
And Dealer in Foreign Fruits &NuIp,
No. 134 Coiiiinoroial-ave.,
U. D. WILLIAMSON,
PRODUCE & COMMISSION
So. 70 Ohio Levee, t'AIIlO, ILLINOIS.
Vrtpecial attention given to consignments on
WOOD RITTEN HOUSE,
General Commission Merchant
133 OHIO LEVEE,
IH. Louis, Mo.
STRATTON !c BIRD,
(Huccestors toStratton, Hudson A Clark,)
67 Ohio Lvee, Cairo, Illinois
MILLER & PARKER,
FORAS'A RDIN G M ERCH ANTS,
DEALERS IN FLOUR, CORN
Oats, Hay, etc.,
AGENTS for FAIRBANKS SCALES',
11I0O Levee. CAIHO. ILLINOIS.
.1. M. PHILLIPS k CO.,
(Buccettort to E. It. Hemlricut Co.)
Forsvarding and Commissioti
llfS Liberal Advancememt made
upon Contlgninenlt. aB4
Are prepared to receive, ttore and forward
freights to all points and buy and
ell on commission.
"Business attended to promptly.
JOHN B. PIILLIS & SON,
(Sucoeiiort to John U. I'hlUu,)
DEALERS IN HAY, CORN, OAT
Flour, Meal, Bran, Ac.,
Cob. TJCNTH-ST. xn 01IO 1MWWM