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THE CAIRO DAILY BULLETIN, TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 1872
THE BULLETIN.
JUM H. OBF.KLT, Editor and ruWl'f-
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J,K 4, 1872.
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TUB DOLLAft WKIKLT BULLCTIK.
John R. Oberly Co. hve reduced the sub
crfptiot ipn" of lh weekly Cairo Bulletin to
OufiottirWitmwm. mAKlnff II in cnespesips'
par published tn Southern Illinois.
Good Enough
DEMOCRATIC TICKET.
"trtnu where y" "h, "
CsslU I hV irw U " " 1 ,
Ureeley aad Urals Brown."
rott VRr.siDiJtT,
HORACE GREELEY,
of Now York ;
ron tick rncsiDXKT,
B. GRATZ BROWN,
of Missouri.
I Skvkn polar expedition! will start thli
year lo explore tho mystorlcs of tho 1'olar
SCSS,
Good Enough
DEMOCRATIC PLATFORM.
PREAMBLE.
AVr, tbo Liberal Republicans of the
United States in Convention assembled at
Cincinnati, proclaim tho following princi
ples as essential to justgorcrnraent:
DEAD IKftUES IIKHIKD.
1. "We recognizo tho equality of all
men beforo the law, and hold that it is
the duty of the government in its dealings
with tho people to mete out EQUAL AN D
EXACT JUSTICE TO ALL, OF
TVH ATEVEUNATIONALITY, RACE,
COLOR OR PERSUASION, RELI
GIOUS OR POLITICAL.
2. TVE PLEDGE OURSELVES TO
MAINTAIN THE US ION OP THESE
STATES, EMANCIPATION AND EN
FRANCHISEMENT, AND TO OP
POSE ANY REOPENING OF THE
QUESTIONS SETTLED BY THE
THIRTEENTH, FOURTEENTH AND
FIFTEENTH AMENDMENTS OF
THE CONSTITUTION.
CX1VEHHXL AMNKHTY.
3. "We demand the immcdiato and ab
solute removal of nil disabilities imposod
on account of tho rebellion which was
finally subdued seven years ago, believing
that U-NIVERSAL AMNESTY WILL
RESULT IN THE COMPLETK PAC
IFICATION IN ALL SECTIONS OF
THE COUNTRY-
DEMOCRATIC TO THE CO BE.
4. LOCAL SELF-GOVERNMENT
with impartial suffrage, will guard tho
right of all citizens moro securely than
any centralized power. Tho pooplo and
the public wolfaro rcquiro tho SUPRE
MACY OF THE CIVIL OVER THE
MILITARY AUTHORITY and
FREEDOM OF PERSON UNDER
THE PROTECTION OF THE HA-
uuiu uu. tiu ueiiiunu lur 1110
individual tho largest liborty consistent
with public order, for the state solf-gov-crnmont,
and for tho nation a return to
tho methods of peuce and tho constitu
tional limitations of powor.
"TRUE AH PREAC1IINU."
C. The civil sorvlco of tho government
lias become a mcro instrument of partisan
tyranny and porsonul ambition, and an
ooject or scmsb greed. It is n scandal
and reproach upon free Institutions, nnd
breeds a demoralization dangorous to tho
perpetuity of republican government.
THEREFORE A WISE DEMAND.
C. "We therefore regard a THOROUGH
REFORM OF THE CIVIL SERVICE
as one oi tho most pressing necessities of
the hour; that honesty, capacity and fidel
ity constitute the only valid claims to pub
lie employment; that tho ofllccs of tho
government ceaso to bo n matter of arbi
trary favoritism and patronage, and that
public station becomo again tho post of
Honor. TO THIS END IT IS IMPER
ATIVELY REQUIRED THAT NO
PRESIDENT SHALL BECOME A
CANDIDATE FOR RE-ELECTION.
TAHirr qi'KKTIOX SHOVED ABIDE,
7. Wo demand a systotn of federal tax
ation which shall not unnecessarily inter
fere with the industry of tho people, and
which shall provido tho means necossurv
to pay tho expenses of tho government,
economically administered tho pensions,
iuu iiuurcai mi mo jmuuc ueui anu a mod
erate annual reduction of the principal
tiwi, uuu recognize iimi moro aro in
our midst honest but IrreconclJablo dif
ferences of opinion with regard to tbo re
spective systems of protection and freo
trade WE REMIT THE DiSCUS
J,,THKM T0 THK PEOPLE
TRICTB, AND THE DECISION OP
CONGRESS THERE ON V 1 1 OI TV
FREE OK KXKUlvVIvU?Fl
ENCK ASI) DICTATION. U'
KO HKPUUIATION.
8. Tho public credit must bo sacredly
maintained, and we DENOUNCE RE
PUDIATION in every fornf and guise.
RIHU r TUB TRUE METAL.
9. A SPEEDY RETURN TO
SPECIE PAYMENTS is demanded
aiiKe by me uignest considerations of com
roerciaf morality and honest government
WORD FOR TIIK SJOLDIER BOTH,
10. Wo. remembor with gratitude tho
sacrlOccs'of the soldiers and sailors of tho
republic, and no act of ours shall ever
detract from their justly earned fame, or
. 1. r..it i . i . . . . . . '
iud sun rewarus oi mcir patriotism.
A VAUNT, LAND ROBBERS !
11. We aro opposed to all furthor grants
of land to railroads or other corporations
THE PUBLIC DOMAIN SHOULD BE
HELD SACRED TO ACTUAL SET
TLERS. LIBERAL FOREIGN POLICY.
12. We bold that it is the duty of the
government in its intercourse with foreign
nations to, cultivate friendships of peace
by treating with all on fair and equal
terms, regarding it alike dishonorable
either to demand what is not right or aub
mit to what is wrong.
-KBYBOBY INVITED."
, . Proiotion and success of
!S?'Titf ,P,lnclP!. nd tbo support of
Oio.Mttdidatea nominated by thU convert.
32,ta?MJ M"Hly welcome th
o f fji) of all pstrlotlc'cltlien., with
iHJtNfturd to previous political affiliatio
" Who Is to succeed Mr. Flh " Is tho
quory now agitating Washington po
litical circles. Gcnornl4Bnnks Is talked of
as tho probsblo successor of tho present
secretary of Slate.
Tint PniNTKiw' Orcolcy and Brown
campaign club of Boston havo Issued tho
following address to tho printers of tho
United Stales:
gaostiii llorti, Hostos, Mat 25, 1872.
7b Vit Printer! of the United States:
Wo. tho undcrslccd. fcclinc that our
craft has been highly-honored by tho selec
tion 01 our brother printer, uoraco urcc
. ...... .
ley, as n candidato tor tno nrosiucni oi
tho United Statsi, respectfully ask you
to join us In tho formation of campaign
clubs, that wo may the moro effectually
pivo our aid to scruro his honorable nnd
triumphant election.
Coltax, nn eastern radical papor says,
docs not glvo up, and as ho is promised tho
support of Pennsylvania, his chances nro
still favorable. There arc soven hundred
and thlrty-two delegates to tho Philadel
phia convention. Of these, ono hundred
and olghty aro pledged lo or instructed
for Senator Wilson, ono hundred and thlr-ty-iour
aro instructed for Colfax, and ono
hundred nnd twenty delegates lmvo no In
structions. Fifty of tho uninstructcd del
egates nro colored, and tlieso nro regarded
as being unanimously in favor of Wilson.
With pleasure we givo place In our
columns to a kind word about one of the
best abused men in America. Tho Louis
ville 'Courier-Journal,' speaking of Bel
mont, says :
Gen. Pryor Is wrong In his cstlmato
or ilr. llelmont. Ue reicrs to tuo suiy
story that tho Adams movement was n job.
Ills notion that Mr. Balmont will not sup
port Horaco Greeley is based on the idea
that Mr. Belmont controls tho New York
World.' which Is an error. Mr. Bolmont
Is n man of ability nnd sense ; ho is essen
tially a democrat, and ho is perfectly re
liable Wo havo no doubt lio will sup
port Horaco Greeley. Gen. l'ryor dia not
mean to Imply unit tno uomocrunc pony
Is out of sympathy with tho public credit.
Ue meant to ucnounco ino personal Mino
rity ot Mr. Belmont, nnd, In so doing, dia
wnat, in very common wtin nun, gross in
justice. Gen. Prvor Is an unludulne. hot
headed person, subject to whimsical
caprices.
Tun Suawnketown Gazette of Fri
day last publishes n letter from tho Hon
S. S. Marshall, in regard to tho duty of
democrats in tho present crisis of nntiona
affairs. Tho prevailing spirit of Judge
Marshall's letter is a deslro that
tho domocrncy may sco clearly
nnd tako that courso which
tbo best interests of tho country rcquiro at
their hands. In regard to tho Bullimoro
convention, Mr. Marshall says:
In tho proscnt condition of public sen
timent, I do not doubt that it should bo
uo juiu,y at Illinois to ecnu u Delegation
to Baltimoro favorublo to the
ndoption of tho Cincinnati ticket,
and who will faithfully usu tlioir
influence for that purpose. Wo, of course,
win oo mucn oottcr informed as to our
duty six weeks hence than wo aro now.
Many bolicve now. as It seems to mo with
good cuuse, that with tho tupport of tho
democracy, Mr. Greeley con certainly bo
elected and that wo now havo no hope in
miy ouier direction, 'tho Indications aru
I think very decided that tho Cincinnati
ticket nnd plutform will be indorsed at
usiu more.
J udgo Marshall is anxioiH for the per
petuatlon of tho democratic party and sees
in its preservation, "at least for tho prcs
ont " n bcttcr prospcct for tho success of
tho opposition tgaint Grant. "Thero aro
' hundreds of thousands," snys Mr. Mar
shall , " who will support tho Cincinnati
'tlckul if endorsed ot Baltimoro who
' would do so under no other circum-
' stances." This assertion cannot bo gain
said and being a self-evident truth, it bo
comes tho duty of tho democratic party
to work for tho success of tho Cincinnati
ticket at Baltimoro, and not complicate
difficulties and ensuro defeat by placing
a third candidato in tho field.
MR. SUMMER'S GREAT SPEECH.
1 ho great speech mudo in tho eonato of
tho United States last Friday, by Senntor
Sumner, should bo read by
every citizen of tho republic,
and its statement of facts thought
ful considered. Thore never beforo has
been mado in tho United States n speech
of tho denp slgniflcunco of this-one, nnd
thero has'beon mado in no other country,
in ancient or modern times, so severe a
phllllpio against a ruler. It Is but a
statement of unadorned facts, and yet it
convicts Gen. Grant of crimes ngolnst tho
public word, of threats against tbo iiiititu
Hons of hU country, of practices In public
and private life, which should arouse
"gainst him tho indignation of every man
who is jealous of the reputation of his
government.
JAMES GORDON BENNETT.
In another column wo publish tho par-
Ifftlllavi r.t llm t1..w... 1 .1. .i . -
............ v. iug gitniii;3 UUU UCttWIOI illUIICg
Gordon Bennett. Tho following kkotch
of his life wo find in nn oxchango:
Jamos Gordon Bennett, tho founder of
tho Now York 'Herald,' was born about tho
year 1800. Ufa puronts wero French
Catholics who lived in Scotland. In 1810
ho left Scotland for Amorlca, with Frank
lin in his mind, Napoleon In his hoart nnd
nothing in his pockets. In Boston ho
would havo starved If ho had not found a
shilling on tho common. Tbouch ho ob
tained employment in u book store; ho
ipont bis leisure hours rambling about
Concord and Bunker Hill, and in writing
poetry, In 1623, Bennett went to Charles
ton, South Carolina, to work for tbo
'Courior' of that city, as tho translator of
South American revolutionary nows. It
scorns that the Catholic seminary had
taught him Spanish. For the 'Courier' ho
used to sail out to sea to board vchcIs for
fresh news, a fact which ho afterward on
tho 'Herald' did woll (o remember. In a
year ho was In New. York wanting to
tench school, but ccttlns no pupils.
Whereupon ho began to lecturo In tho
Fulton Street Dutch Church on political
economy, but soon found that ho must earn
his bread by hack-wrillng fur the nows
pdpors and especially for Uio 'National
Advocate,' tho democratic organ. In
1825 ho purchased tho 'Sunday Advocate,'
on credit, but ho shortly restored It to tho
original owner. Ho reported trials, wroto
dramatic criticisms and began to bo known
When ho was twenty-eight years old Ben
nott showed remarkable talent for journal
ism. It was whilo ho was Washington
correspondent of the New York 'En
quirer.' On his return to New.York Ben
nett suggested to Webb tho union of tho
'Courier' with tho 'Enquirer.' In 1832 he
left Webb bccauio tho paper would no
longer support Jackson. Ho started tho
'Globe' nnd it lived only thirty days.
Then ho invested in tho 'Pennsylvania
and advocated tho measures of the demo
cratic party.
In New York, in 1833, tho 'Sun,' a one
bent paper had appeared, to be followed In
1834, by another one-cent paper, tho
Transcript,' both of them scholarly, plod
ding journals. Bennett, with tho aid of
two young printers, on tho Cth of May,
1835, published tho first, number of the
third one-cent popor, tho Now York 'Her
ald.' Then bcijan tho second part of his
career. His days of sentlmontnlism and
party fidelity wero gono by. Ho was
thlrty-flvo years old ; ho had flvo hundred
dollars ; his offico was a cellar in Wall
street; his desk, counter and folding
board wero a plank resting on two empty
barrels. Bennett was sarcastic rather than
hnmurous, nnd, strange to say, ho did not
mean to bo sarcastic and ho did mean to
oko. Ho was somotimo witty and fre
quently poetical ; that is, he had n certain
courteous urnco that is always noetrv.
Sometimes ho showed tho brusauo pic-
turciquoncss of Scott ; frequently tho gro-
tesquo fancy or Byron. Tho success of
tho 'Herald,' however, was assured. Those
who took offunso at it bought it. Person
ally ho was an extremely shy and mod-
st man: publicly ho said. "Wo havo
never been in n minority, and wo nover
shall bo." Ho has kept his word. Ho
concentrated his abilities on always gvlng
tho best report of tno largest affair, In
good typo and on good paper. "What in
tcrcsts everybody," was his motto.
Of tho history of tho ' Herald ' from 1835
until now wo havo llttlo materials; nor
havo wo much to say. It has grown into
n circulation sixty to eighty thousund
copies u day.
Bennett for many years displayed n
journal which gave a groat deal ofminuto,
light nnd cheerful news. Ho committed
errors. His very sentitnonts wero audn
cions. His manner was kind nnd courto-
ous, his humor was always unrufllcd. Ho
would tako off his hat, with a bland
smile, to his smallest cnomy;nnd thero
nro men still alive who remember his get
ting struck on tho head with n cane, and
hearing him say, as they tenderly wiped
tho blood from his whito hair, that that
was not tho first timo his lifo had been
saved by tho direct interposition of God.
Ho detnrmincd to havo powor, but no man
set so littlo vnluo on what it would bring.
Yiicnmon charged him wishing to sco
tho American flag trniisd in tho mud, ho
ndvocotcd tho policy of Lincoln, and when
tho gruteful president offered him tho
mission to I'innce, ho refused it. Ho had
but ono idea tho ' Horold. '
tho streets have bcon crowded with tbo
bravo and fair. Every afternoon, between
3 nnd 6 p.m., Fourth and Fifth streets
hnvo prcsentod an array of fashion nnd
beauty that cannot bo eurpassed anywhere
in the Union. Amusements havo been
lull, nnd notwithstanding but ono theater
has hcen open, (Rankin's), that but poorly
patronized, Next week, Do Bar's opens
with tho " Georgia Minstrels"- (sufo en
ough niggers) and wo predict in ndvnnco
that thny will hot draw worth a cant. Tho
counterfeit is always moro successful wltli
tho public than tbo real. Tho Olympic
will also open with tho Black Crook com
binations we canlo near writing abomiua-
Hons which will run through tho week.
Tho most frequented places of amusement
at tbo present timo aro tho beer garden,
Uhrig's Cave, Otahleln's, tho Appollo Gar
den and others, whero a tnngnlllccnt or
chestra discourses delicious music every
night. Theso evening concert nro get
ting to bo quite fashlonablu and aro woll
attended by tho bettor class of Americans
as well at Uormans. Tha bos't of order
rolgns, and all enjoy tbomsolvas to their
heart's content. At a meeting of mil road
kings in tho city tho past wcok, it was ro-
solvcd to fully dccldo on tho tunnel from
Third street westward, within tho noxt
thirty days. Should It bo adversely, tho
directors of tbo bridgo will build tho
tunnel themselves, nnd at their own ox-
pense. Tbo approahes Jto tho bridgo havo
been condemned and tho buildings will
soon be torn down from Third street to
Fourth, so that Ticknor & Co's clothing
establishment on Fourth and Washington
avcnuowillbo tho first building, met in
crossing over tho bridgo from the cast
side. Tho trial or Dr. Berkley which wns
postponed for a fortnight will bo on again
next week. So far, public opinion Is
about equally divided. Wo say, "let
justico be'dono though tho Heavens fall.''
Ah over, ZenuunAUEL.
LOUIS BRIX.
HE DISCUSSES THE PESIDENTIAL
QUESTION.
HOW THE REPUBLICANS TAKE
DOWN THE PHILOSOPHER
AND
HOW THE DEMOCRATS
SWALLOW HIM.
OUR ST. LOUIS LETTER.
Special Corrcupoilcnco of the Cairo llullelln J
St. Louis, Juno 1. 1872.
Your correspondent was ono of a lurgo
puny mat icit tuo city at 2 p. m. on tho
30th for Jefferson Barracks, to participate
in vno uecoration services thoro, and, as
usual, enjoyed u ilrst-class collision beforo
we wero llvo miles from tho city. At
Elmwood station four frvight curs, two of
which woro ludou with iron ore, were care-
lessly left stunding on tho main truck, and
as wo rounded a cur vo wo plunged Into thu
aforesaid, at full speed. Two freight cars
wero crushed and two turned upside down,
but no ono was hurt. After an hour's de
lay wo onco moro got under way, nnd ar
rived at tho barracks at lour Insteud oftwo
o'clock, and just in timo to find tho ser
vices wero nil over. Wo had the Arsonal
bond with us, who went up to tho cemetery
which Is beautifully located on a hlch
plateau overlooking tho Mississippi, that
washes its base nnd played several dirges
in u most oxquislto and touching manner.
Tho graves, ovor 10,000 in numbor, wero
nil strewn with ilowers, tho "unknown"
eccurinir a full shnro of tho llorul trihutr
Tho train that brought us buck to town
was composed of twelve passencer
and thirty-two platform cam, all well
filled, containing a precious load of over
2,000 human beings.
Tho SiiongorfcU building Is completed,
nnd is now being decorated inside. Tho
stars nnd stripes wave from tho lofty tow
ers, and tho city already begins to feel tho
excitement oi tho approaching fostlvul. At
tho corner of Fourth and Elm u large tri
umphal arch is being thrown across tho
strcot, mid at other portions of tho city
tho work of decorution is going on. It is
proposed to mako tho opening duy
(Wednesday tho 12th) a general holiday
in tho city. Eighty-six societies havo no-
tllied tho president of tho association thnt
"icy will ho present. Many of them will
bo accompanied by lino bands of music,
In addition to which all tho military of tho
city will parndo in honor of tho festival,
which will muko a Brand gala day of it.
Not tho least Interesting feature of the
procession will bo tho presence of over
100 ladles in carriages, belonging lo tho
"Indies choir," who will sing nt thosaen
gcrfest hall on tho opening day. All tho
socioties in tho city mot for rohcursul Inst
ovonlng. Over nlno hundred voices
swelled forth In tho chorus, which wus
sublimely magnificent,,
Tho weather durlnglbo week has been
charming, and, as a natural consequenco
ORANTVIM.E, I). C, May 25, 18
It's amnzln' what n dlfferenco thero is
In cussin' and dlscusln' tilings. Now, I
enn Just set down witli a copy of Grcoloy
u iiungin on mo wan ueioro tno mid cuss
him and all tho fellers that support him,
by tho hour and nover stop !or broitli.
And when I get to thlnkln' how they've
been and split up tbo party, I get fuller
of dams than a country mill stream. If
cussin' things would euro 'cm, I'd have
everything nil fixed up inside of twentv
four hours.
Filled with virtuous indignation, nftor
rcadin' Greeley's letter n ncceptin' tho
nomination, this mornln', I went out lo do
a littlo promiscuous cussin' nbout Greeley
in particular and tho Cincinnati platform
in general. Mcotln1 a man who 1 knowed
to be nn old republican, I opened out with
n broadsido against Oreeloy and cvory
feller whnt supports him. I hadn't
moro'n cot fairly warmed uti whn lm
said ho was tho wroni? man lie wns
another follor ho wns for Oroolov.
After u rccovcrin' my breath I said to
him :
"Can you call yourself n genuine repub
lican and support that fanatical old fool,
who don't know nothln' but all about
farmln'?"
Ho said, "Seoul's Greeloy's tho founder
Bpucan party, i think I can
w nen it comes down to genuine republi
canism, Greeley's rieht thero."
"But bo's a splittln' tho Republican parly
nn to pieces, ond n man nint it good
iwiuuiikhii ivuuv wouiu oust up III
own party."
"I don't sco as he's a splitting' it nny
moro than Grant. Ho was nominated
by Republicans, nnd has just as gcod a
right to head tho Republican ticket as any
other man in tho party. He's tho first
man in tho field, nnd thosn Republicans
who won't support him nro nothln' moro
nur loss i mill Doners.
"No such a darned thing, ho was nom-
umieu oy a ioi oi ooitiir politicians, nnd
nobody but Grant has any right to run for
President. That thing wa fixed long ago."
won nere, my irlcnd, there no use in
ceiling excited. As thoro nint been any
nypuuiican convention except nt
Cincinnati, I can't seo what thero was to
uoh irom. l uoti t know ns Urant owns
tho party."
"I don't care, you'ro nil nn Infernal set
oi Doners you and sehurr. nn Tnm.l,,,ii
nnd Sumner, and tho whole Of Vflll
You'ro bound Grant slmn't lm
ami you're In cahoots with tho democrats'
10 unni mm."
"Well, wo aro bound Grant shan't die
graco tho party and tho country any moro
with his bull-pups and horses, and if
mu uuiiiucmiB aro a minu to hoip us beat
him, we'll accopt their aid and tliunk 'cm
for it."
"Hut Grcolev balled thnt old
Jeff Davis I" '
" ell, that aint any worse thim r.rnnt'.
appointin' that old traitor. I
ni It nml ParJonm' -Moseby, tbo guor-
"But Grcolev can't writo
read it."
"And Grunt can't talk
dorstund him."
Somehow orolhorl did'nt seem to bo
lukin anvtliliiL'ii discuMlii' tin. ,,..i
with him. ho was so Riinsml nl,lln,.t . t
left him alono In his lolly. Ho ought to
havo boon nihamod of himself nnd a hung
his bend when I rebuked litm tint hfi
wasn't, and ho looked mo rMt.
the oyojust us if ho thought ho was right.
When a ioller gets so hardoned as that,
thoro aint uny uso oftalkin' with him.
Coin' up strcot cussin' tho obstinacy oi
Greoley Republicans, I mot an old Demo
crat, wlion I jokingly saluted with
now aro you, urcoloy !"
II Tlmm'n inn o.tt i.,:
- ...... H dhj a inj,
!! ))?la' y" ,lint 11 Koln' tur Greoley ?"
"That's my tlnkct." '
"Why, he's a Republican I"
"Guess bo's as much of fl TlAtiinnritf no
Grant was a Kopublican whon you fullers
" But you vo bcon a cussin' him so many
years, how can you take him up now r'
"Guess wo'ro about oven on tho cussin'
business, nnd if ho can stomach a demo
cratic platform, wo ought to swallow n re
publican candidate. And from tho way
you follors nbuso him, 1 'guess ho can't bo
a very cood republican.'"
" But'ho's a fanntical old fool and ain't
lit to bo president.'1
" If wo'ro us long In belli' convinced of
that fact as yon'vo boon, it'll bo a good
while nftor tho election."
"You fellers aro a dovillsh sot of fools
to go and voto for Greoley, when vou
could run in a man of your own."
"And you fellers will bo blggor fools
UnVU' l,1,Vl'nc "f boln' defeated
Z ir;,1?'?",1 " 0"tf when you could
dec .a straight-out republican Hko Groo-
"But ho ain't a republican bo's cono
over to tho enemy."
"Thon ho must bo a good demacrnt, and
you'ro n liar, for you said a mlnuto ago ho
whs ii rcpuDiicnn.
"But you can't get all your follors to go
for him. anyhow. Voorhoos won't touch
him, and you'll split your party.
" Woll, I irttoss Schur. nnd Trumbull
and Sumnor and Fenton nro n pretty good
offset to Voorhecs, and ns (or splitting wo
ain't any worso than you follors nro."
now, iook Hire, loklir aside, wo uon i
llko Grant vory woll anyhow, nnd If you
follors'U only cot up a straight demo
cratic ticket, Micro's lots of our fellers
that'll voto It; but wo won't voto for no
turn-coat."
Ho lookod nt mo a mlnuto without sny-
In' flotliln' nnd then ho slowly pulled
down ono corner of his eyelid nml asked
mo If I seen nny thing groon in there, and
walked off.
It's confounded strnnirn thnt thosn fol
lors can't sco nothlnr and thnt no
amount of arguln' 'II convince) 'cm
that Grceloy ain't nn old fool who
does nothln' but try to raise gaiters by
grnfiln' slioemucfon to boot-trcci. Its no
uso a discussin' tho thing with thorn at all.
Even our trump card his bailin' out Jeff.
Davis Uon I win n trick. As for tcllitr
Domocrats that Greeley's n Republican, it
don't mako no mora impression on 'em
than it did on us when wo uied to run
lifc-lonir Dcmocrnts" for Govornor in
Ohio, and made a saint out of "dirty-work
Logan." Nobody don't seom to havo no
ririnclplcs these days, and nil nro lust goln'
n for to win. Politics is gottin down to
nn awful low point. Good solid argument
don't go for nothln' any moro, and I ain't
a goiir to rooi nway my timo n tryin' it
nny moro. I ain't a goln' to throw my
penrls before swine. I in a goln' to de
vote my talents to cussin' tho question,
rather than diicmsin' It It's moro suc
cessful and satisfactory. Loots Unix.
NELLIE GRANT IN PARIS-
so s you can
so's you can un-
BHOmXO, DINNER PARTIES, KTC, IX THE
ritE.NCII CAPITAL.
(Pans Correspondence M V. lUnil l.)
Paris, May 27, 1872.
Miss Nellio Grant Is staying nt the Ho
tel Mcurice, in the Ruo do Rlvoll, with
Mr. and Mrs. Boric, and has not appeared
much In public sinco Imr arrival in Paris.
The unfavorable state of tho weather has
Interfered much with sight-seeing during
the last two weeks Tho month of May,
gcneriilly so pleasant In Purls, has been
this year exceedingly disagreeable. At
no other period of tho year has tho garden
of thoTullleries a moro lovely aspect than
just now, when tho chestnut tree is in
blossom, llio resilience at Mcurico In
pleasant weather, therefore, would be ono
of tho loveliest imuglnuble. but ns an in
door residence thnt old hotel ranks among
tho most comfortless of tho Parisian caru-
vnusurics. .miss utunt, however, savs
slio is perfectly contented, nnd
IlEVOTES ALL HER TIME TO SHOl'I'INO.
This Interesting occupntlon of tho young
lady has bcon spoken of ns providing a
trousseau ; out i ociievn mere 19 110 mar-
riiigo on tho tapis, und thnt Miss Grant is
simply devoting herself to tho ordinary
process cf laying in a stock of dry good,
such as ladles usually Had at tho Bon-
Marchc or other kindred establishments.
AN AMERICAN DINNER 1WRTV.
General Meredith Rend, tiro United
States consul general nt Purls, guvo last
week a dnner to Mr. nnd .Mrs. liorin and
Mis Grant. They met a select party of
American friends nnd a few French.
Among tho lnttor was Madnmo Rernusut,
the lady of tho minister of foreign affairs.
This accidental mooting has bcon exploited
by tho Parlsiun press. .Miss Grant ac
companied her friends on a visit to Ver
sailles on Sunday last, when tho "Grands
Eutix" wero displayed.
PRESENTED TO MME. THIERS.
Mmo. Remusat, who was in tho grounds
to witness tho display, which takes place
only onco u month.happoned to moot Miss
Grant and her party, when alio took ad
vutitugo of tho occasion to pre'ont thorn to
Mrs. Thiers und her sitter, Mlo. Dosuo.
Tho latter ladies, of course, aro at all time
thu obsorved of all observers, und tho uc
cidentul meeting did not cscnpo tho
watchful reporters of somo of tho sensa
tional nowspupors.
PARISIAN BOHEMIANS.
Tho next day a paragraph appeared, nnd
wis biulu gono 1110 round 01 all piipers in
France, that Miss Grant had breakfasted
with Jir. nnd .Mrs. Thiers. Another pa
per, unwilling lo remain without an in
vention of its own, respectfully informed
tho public that Mits Grant had accompa
nied Mmo. Thiers in a round of visits;
hiiui.j' worn, wim mo president's wiro to
tho national asscmblv. wli (irn rill pint, tli a
sitting sho received tho homage of n Inrgo
number of deputies. All this was out of
1110 wnoio cloth. Owing to tho nbsenco ot
Mrs. nshburno no reception has taken
placo; tho proceedings us described were,
""iltl'i uniiruiy ugHiiiti 1110 mien nr 1.1 .
niifltte; but even this did not tnml in 11,
way. Another mythical report relates to
a hull which, it wm iill.-iT.rl w.ml.l l.
given in honor of Miss Grunt nt tho Ho-
iei ue 1-ouvro or tho Ornnd Hotel
-No such thing lmi nvnr l.im ,,r,i...
r 1 - . ww... - w 1 1 ... 1 1 1 -
plated so fur as I can learn, nnr ln.t n.0
winm. uio oiigniesi uosiro to hu tho victim
of the lionizing public. Everybody Isowaro
i..iii,iiu i-omiis oureiy soventeon summers,
and her sweet seventeen sho carries with a
modesty and a retired, vet nv nnd
graceful manner, which do hor great
credit. "
MRS. WASHIIURNE RETURNED LART NIGHT
from Bonn, on tho Rhino, purposely to
meet her friends, nnd to-morrow, Saiurdry,
.nr. uuu .urs. Uor 0 urn M!m Cr.,r Ill
.ii... .1 . : iii
uiiio 111 1110 res uenco or tim A.,,,.,-;.,...,
Minister. Ammii- Dm lm-!i...l .
M. do KemiiHiil. tho minlsinr .if r,,.i..
nSli,r',' nml lli't wlfoi nn1 fovoral oilier
oiiicinis; Lionel and Mrs. Hoffman
aumirai Allien.
PERSONAL.
DKATFI OF JAMES O0RD0N 1IKNNITT PAR
TICULARS OF HIS SICKNESS, KTC.
New York, Juno 1. James Gordon
Bennett, Sr., expired shortly aftcrSo'clock
this afternoon, for several days ho hnd
bcon unconscious nnd was sustnincd only
liv ttlmulaiit. He passed last night tran
quilly, nnd wns thought to bo hotter tills
morning. But this nftornoon ho snnk rap
idly, his end wny painless. Tho flags on
tho 'Hernld' offico nml Aslor liouso aro nt
half-mast to-night, lhn former remain
ing open for business ns usual. Mr. Ben
nett's funeral will bo deforcd until tho
rivnl of his children from Europe If his
family consents, tho catholics will mako
his obsequies imposing In lhn extrofno.
Tho New York 'Herald,' in announcing
tho death of Mr. Bonnett, says four years
ago Mr. Bunnctt entirely withdrew from
the nctiva mnnncomcnt of tho 'Herald.'
but nlthough feeble in frame, his general
health lmil been remarkably good, whilo
his finu intellect remained unlmpuircd,nnd
Ids Interest in tho events of tho duy con
tinued unnbutcd up to tho moment of his
fiitnl illness. About half past flvo o'clock
lust Saturday afternoon Mr. Bennett suf
fered n slight convulslvo a'.tack, accom
panied by epileptic symtoms; but not
sufficiently marked or violent to excito
apprehension of immcdiato danger. At
half-past ono o'clock Inst Sunday morning
tho attack was repeated with great severity.
From that timo tho end becatno evident,
nlthough In constant nttendnnco of Drs.
Ccccarinc, Hammond and Lusk insured
tho exhaustion oi all within thu reach of
human effort tn avert tho fatul result. On
Tuesday last, at tho request of Mr. Bennett,
Archbishop McClosky visited his bedside
nnd ndmlnlttered to him tho sacraments of
tho church. When tho last hour hnd ar
rived, ho sank to sleep in death calmly
and peacefully, and his soul passud away
without n struggle. Mr. Dormctt wns in
tho 77th year of his ago.
Dr. Chamiiers beautifully says: "The
littlo that I havo scon in tho world nnd
know of tho history of mankind, teaches
me to look upon their errors in sorrow,
and not in nngcr. When I tako tho his
tory of ono hcaafcthat has sinned and suffer
ed, and represent to myself thu struggles
nnd tetnptutlons It passed through tho
brief puliutlons of joy; tho tears of re
gret; tho feebleness of purposo; tha scorn
of tho world that has littlo chutity ; tho
desolation of tho sanctury, nnd threaten
ing voices within; health gone; hnppincts
gono I would fain loavn tho erring soul
of my follow mnn with Him from whose
mind it cumc.
Tub rod, whlto and bluo Gratis
lirewn's hair, Oreoioy's hat and tho coun-
tcnances of tho otllcc-holdors next No-
votnber. Gree nsburg La.) Star and Jour'
71(11.
Our Homo Advertisers.
INMCRAnCK.
TKUTONIA L I Fk"1nSU11ANCK
COMPAN"Y.
OF CHICAGO, ILLINOIS.
ASSETS. $600,000.
JOHN A. HUCK, - .
C. KNOHELSDORFF, -
DIRECTORS.
Prosldent.
Hecretary.
Chas. Rritz,
A. 0. Kebino,
Cius. Wknthe,
Francis Laknks,
C. Hibhcii, ' - '
Henry Wxiikr,
A. Miscit,
CltAH. VxRilllA,
Char. Daeolino,
WM. JIEINHAKDT,
John Fkldkajip,
.iT'i.'iT"1 0.rK,!,,!f', ?J securest compsnr in
the norlhweM. I lie only compunj lilch ffiur
anlecf n ch surrender Talus.
CARL L. THOMAS, Gek. Ao't,
CiiWlr far Cairo BMlvlelallr
FIRE AND MARINE
Asatta...
Aaitta..,,
Aaaeta..
COMPANIES.
NIAGARA, K. T.,
OEBMANIA, N. Y.,
HANOVER, V. Y,
REPUBLIC, N. Y
Aaaeti.,
,.$U30,2U i
..l,l,7l 7S
.Xi hti W
...714,'Jtt 00
Aaaeta..
latcta .
Comprlalox the Underwriters' Afcencr.
YON KE RS, N. Y
..S7S tU il
ALBANY CITY,
firemen's r und, b. r.
Aeli...
,.tM,l3 23
..C7S.KW 14
SECURITY, N.
Asseli.,
Y. MARINE,
..........1,452,IH9 00
Htorev Ihtelllnvi.. Furnltum. Hull, .ml r..
K"", Insured fit rira i fTi'rU as sound, par
mmiFM security will warrant.
I respejiirully of the cltlsena ol Cairo,
ahsreof their patronage.
SS) The Brooks wlmr of tho Arkansas
republican state convention met nt Littlo
Rock on Wednesday. It nominates
Joseph Brooks for governor nnd heartily
enuorsua urvuiuy anu Drown.
W. II.MOURIH,
Notary PuUlc.
II.
No. Pub. aad II. 8. Coin
B6f Henry S. Footc, of Tennessee, an
nounces nimseii a enndidnto at largo for
congress. 110 win support Urcoloy and
urown.
Sr Tho Huntsvillo 'Advocate,' tho
tnot prominent republican paper In Ala-
uuuiii, nas ucciarcu lor urecley and
Urown.
FIRE, HULL, CARGO, LIVESTOCK,
ACCIDENT, LIFE,
I 2sT STT tt 3STG E.
ItlU'UN.
SIGN OF THE
Assets..
Asset...
Aset
Assets
Assets .
Assets.....
ETNA , II A RTKO R 1
-".. ..fi.iu.toi T
NOIITH AMKHICA, PA
.',TS3,000 00
HAUTFOItD, CONN.,
m-.I2,SI,410 72
I'lKKNIX, HARTFORD,
.I1,7SI,I1S SO
INTKRNATIONAIi, N. Y.,
- Il.MJ.ITrt 17
I'UTAAM. HARTKOItl),
. ..........i;Cif.1W7 CO
BARCLAY BROTHERS.
71 uiiio, i.kvki:,
C A. I K, O.
Wholesale and Retail
ZDTTO-GKEST S
U AND
PAINT & OIL DEALERS.
We Weep a lull slock of Pure Druaj nnd
MEDICIITES
I'AI.MS,
OILS,
,. . . AND COLORS
P ' run line of
VARNISH,
AND ARTISTS
BRUSHES,
AU'i rainier Material K'nerally.
CI.F.VKU.ND. CLEVELAND.
- - IHS.G73 H
HUME, COLUMIIUS,
- -...-...Uli.KS 43
AMERICAN CENTRAL, MO.,
- - . . IVO.CiQ 0
Assets...
Asseta...
CONNECTICUT MUTUAL. LIKE.
A,et, - t),ouo(00n W
TRAVELERS', HARTFORD, LIFE AND
ACCIDENT,
Assets
...Il,t00 000 00
Assets,....
RAILWAY PASSENGERS ASSURANCE
CO.. HARTFORD.
Assets vvi win nn
INDEPENDENT, BOSTON,
- ),SGI 00
S AFFORD, MORRIS & OANDEE,
71 Ohio
Cily National Bank, CAIRO, ILL.
Railroad Advertisements.
and
ANOTHER SLEEPING BEAUTY.
A very romarkublo cnun nf lAitmif
currcu ai winiorport, Maine, n fow days
......... "owes ninyo wont
nto tho yard on Tuesday, May 7, to bring
In n littlo child, wh cb liml i,n..i,n.-,....
out of tho houso. Whilo Miss Mayo was
Inniitn . l I II 1 , . - V
..,.,s..mi iimuium eiio uccnmo sud
donly dizzy, and complained of it to her
mother, who put her to bed. Tho girl full
...vu . (il UIWUIIU BIUUI1 ItlllinSL lllllnn.llii.nl..
and her mother, unon trvlnrs m ,..i.J
I.. , r -'"to " "nuii
Ii 1 1 ', iur sujipcr, was surprbod to
"" "" uuoris unavailing. Aftor tho
miiiiiy mm eaien supper tlioy ngnin tried
to awaken tho irirl. but still willimil n..ll
Tho family becoming sorlously alarmed,
tho neighbors wero culled In, but they
um not auggcsi nny method by which
i iu nur siuopor coum do aroused. A phy.
sician wus also summoned, nnd he culled In
unon omor mouica 111011. w in
ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD
100 HUM Ik HborttmtKoatc
KlKiilytMllniliiegijartmtt Konle
TO ST. LOUIS
NO OI1ANOE OF CARS
FROM CAIRO TO
ST. LOUIS OR CHICAGO.
ONLY ONE CHANGE OF CARS
FROM CAIRO TO
Indianapolis, Toledo,
Clerelitnd, NlsKara Falls,
J,!,'",'",1 , Wsj.lilnton,
l'lilladeliihla. Saw Va.i.
Doslon and all point rnt.
JitnalltA f .1 1
.atrosse, tit. Paul and all points north.
This is slso tho only direct route to
jlloomlngton, Npriugelit,
Olllni.tr IT I.V.I. '
Hiirlinfflnn. i5nV.iifJi.-i riKV
eillloln. 11 vnn !. !
Ualenu, D.ibuoue. Hloui JllV.
Onmlia and all points northwest.
Elegant Drawing Room Slcooinir Cars
On all Nlcht Trains.
I llarcmA Chlnit sra tali
r . . s'liuuiir 1 r " taut put ii in
roKethcr with a Wq nssortment of Drnm-lli. . For tickets anil lnformi..n. .-.1. n r,
nrleH and "n ' Uep.it nt airoi nn i,n,.i Vn. ..JJlr. ' . 'V.
tvren i,,.i:.. ""."' '""""or.iw-
Do you wish to receiro nil the hencnefits nf
ue ceicuraieii
MEDICINAL WATERS
-OF-
tSrSARATOGA, N. Y.,
nnu
f BLUE LICK, Kv.
If mn ..n..l ... .... r , IF J I " UWl-w (CHUriM,
1 r'llliK-
, n in iiru prrpnreil to lur. ni 1
1.1111 mem pure, ICE COLD. Fresh nnd Lltily . '
from our counter. Persons living ntftHlslame ! , '
or who wish to havn thn water Tn tlieir louso. "I'.'f1"'
can lio sunn ni wnliHsmm,,. 1,. i.n ' .' J llBltlmiim.
Il-m bol , k.Ks ami barrels. Clf in 1 i
nciriill ar in THnnl tn lhn n.n.llnln.l ll.....r. T MllinnVI..
articles, lin.
tlieso noted watcis.
O.JUII
Also a comii!tt llns nf inii.j
llUlADKo.
EXTRACTS,
HAIR,
TOOTH
AND NAIL
BRUSHES,
Hun
FA1TOX"
Decatur,
1'iorla,
GOODS.
iweeu Co uinbiis and C.ilro, and at trie nr nclnil
jffles throughout ti.;".ei, ,r,pil
w. I'. JOIINiUN. Oen' rasa. Ais't. Cliicaio
A. Hitciiull, (Jeii'l Hup't. Clilca?o. v'l"0",o
JOHNSON, Ag't, Cairo.
OAHHOLIO AUID
Other inntlmils snt lltn ,.t) nn t .1 7lTC.TTTlTiriir fcf r -r-. -w-r-w--- I
...Ub"iu uimir, aim 1 oioiix i' in ;r ri-r i'iiwim:i ..
lourou water irom a low fuel above ihon i . .w,, aohthkhn division.
hilled, and tho still sleeping girl ? ""a.e. and all peillleitial an" iloua Mall.
was put again to bed. Except when she l,!.e.Vr!L,i i't p",1 'v !,""rd carton?, tho Vlrilnla oio , m
was disturbed, her breathing wna . n ..? f 5" ' ?t "''I?. OT. J?rift' Hch .' SprlnJfl; d:.V.V.tS"m Z
by " Wk iVsSi I . '"jiurTiim v
.us 1 nvo ai ranft iuw "
rek'iilar, and hor nulso houlthv. At 1,.
o'clock on tho following Sunday nftornoon
sho turuod over In hor bod and, awaking
callod to her mother, asking if supper
wasn't rondy ynt, and further said that sho
was real hungry. Sho thon got up and
oat a hearty meal, and has boon in oxcul.
lent health ovor sioco. Tho enso excited
great intcrost In tio town, und tho recov
ery of tho sloopor was n thomo of much
wondorment -.Vanyor Commercial.
....to,iravenne. Hally'sac
6-3dlm, I
The .ctail price Is ii cents per package.
lPW.,l?ff.Sf.Vhii.S! 51 irsvw
wl.lcl.Ve has knilV. "' c5t'''s Ao , ol
SPRINGFIELD AND ILLINOIS
SOUTHEASTERN It. R.
On and nftor Monday, April 24th, 19T2,
.... ,,, fl4ll ns I010WS;
Expross.
I2:3.p.m,
3:00
0 M
4.17
Mall.
,3.33 a. m.
S.'.'t)
R. 11. O'BRIEN,
Wtimnn.i.. 1 lorI ,0ri 01 uealili,
we are now In receipt t f fresh stock of
TRAINS 001X0 X0ITI1WIST.
Exnrcss.
Leave Pans 4.(i a. rn.
Taslornlle 4.40
arrive aiprinBiieiij...u.ia buu
Leave Hprinneiu ii.m IU
rriveal Vi'Rinm S.a " ...."s'lJ "
SOUTH EKN DlyimoN.
TRAINS 001NQ souths...
Leave Edgwood 6.30 a. m ' tnin
,! ' . ZlLio.""
11 is ..
Vlsri.
I Arrive at Hhawntet'n 2.3J

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