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CAIRO DAILY BULLETIN, StftfDA, JUNK 90, 1871.
VIME TABLE OF TUB ILLINOIS CBNTBAI. B. B.
a tad after Sunday, . "". ,h fo,,ow
ag iim-leble will gorern ,he ,rlT1 !
m ef pesst tr trains el Cairo i
ftywr MH tralo, dally-
ava i'i cri
Ksprrss.. n ............... 3.45 p.m.
Cairo and St. Louis Bhorl Lite.
Arrive""" MMMMMHiitwSilS p.m.
Dpr.... .." a.m.
Koehsngeof cr rr from Cairo la 81. Louis. No
change c'l-ere irom Olro to Chicago. Eleisnt
Mwlog Room aleeping can on Bight traini.
ttexiaie checked to all important points.
CAIRO AND MOUND CITY
Will make thro trips daily.
At T .....-...-...m.
At ......... p.m
At SiSO..... .........n.Bii
At li30.....M...M.....p m
Fare each way. 30 cental 10 ticket for 2 60.
Will land, whsn hailed, at any good Intermediate
andrnglor passengers or freight. nor ltf.
CAIRO AND PADUCAH
The iplendld ateamer
BEN. HOWABD Cftpt.
Leave a Olro DAILY, (Sunday excepted), at
ara. For freight or paasage apply on board or
jenstr jas itioos, Ag't,
R. 8. BBIGHAM, M. D.,
UOMEOPAtnC Physlc'en and Surgeon. Of.
XX flee 1W tmmerclsl arenur. llesluenceon
Teuih ttreet three.doors west of 0 R. Woodward.
DR. J. 0. SULLIVAN,
OFFICE Orer M. J. McOautej'e drug eiore,
near corner Commercial arenue and Eigh
WILLIAM R. SMITH, M. D.
J ESIDENCK No. 21 Thirteenih street, be
X tweeu Washington avenue and Walnut street.
ornceUi Commercial arenue, up atalrs.
C. W. DUNNING, M. D.
OESirtKNCE cornerNinth and Walnut ats,
iOrtVe coiner Mlxth street and Ohio leree.
Office hours from a.m. to 12 m., and 9 p.m
H. WARDNER, M. D.
RESIDENCE Corner Mnettenth street and
Washington arenue, near court house. Of
buorer the postoffice. Office hours 10 to 12
Our Home Advertisers.
P. Gt. Schuh
We are aulhotlied to announce HAHILTOCf
IRVlN as a candiJale lor re-election to the office
of Bhsrlff of Alexander countr.
We are authorised to announce COL. R. V.
TOWNE3 as a candidate f r Benator In this 8sa-
Mr. Vtanox, lit., April 11, 1873.
Editor Cairo Bullithi
DtAa Sia Flease to announce ma as a candl
date for Clerk of the Supreme Court, Southern
Grand birlal.in ot Illinois. The new constitution
prerides that the Clerks ol the Supreme Court
shall hereafter be elected at the Norember elec
tion, Instead of the Jane election as herefore.
The successor of the present incumbents are
to be elected this coming fall, but will not qualify
until the preasnt terms expire In 1873.
R. A. Di WILBANK8
DR. D. A. PARKER FOR GREELEY
Eciroa BctiEtm. Please announce me an in
dependent csndldnte lor a legislator In the lower
uouse ol the General Assembly ol tht State
As men in the days ol honest gorernment had
to announce their principles or hobby, as well as
themselres, and appear beloro their constituents
and defend them before they could get office, I
bellerethey stoulddo so now, and will say to
the roters of Jackson, Union, and Alexander
counties, without awaiting the decision of any
man or party, I am for Horace Oreeley for Preal
dent, and 11. Omit Urown for Vice President and
endorse the Cincinnati platform. lam for a free
scrub race and against the primary system of
electing men to office. I am against the;stock
law In this county and for the repeal of the Ohio
liquor law. I am for the abolishment of the
grand Jury to Its lowest constitutions! limits, and
the rerlslon of the trarerso Jury ao that Intelli
gent men shall not be disqualified to sit on it in
cases of felony. I am for free trade, equal
taxation, equal representation, and Jyjnest men
in office, eren If I hare to be 'defeated to get
them there. D- A. lUaxta. tf
.allE UNDOUBTEDLY TUX
CHEAPEST TO BUY I
BEST TO USE I
EASIEST TO SELL I
And never fail to
GIVE ENTIRE SATISFACTION
IN ANT AND ALL LOCALITIES.
SOLD IN PAST THREE YEARS!
Erery store ottered is a proof that the
T. B. Kills, proprietor, corner 7th ttreet
and Commercial arenue, Cairo, Ills., It
prepared to accommodate the publlo with
board by the day, week or month, at lower
rates than any other flnt-olaai home in
the city. The room are all well fur
nisb.ed, light and airy, good temple rooms
for the accommodation of Commercial
agenU. The house ti located In the cen
ter of the bullae part of the y within
one square of the poet office. 4-9-tf
Having refurnished thii well known
and popular boarding house, on Sixth
itreet, near the post office, the proprie
tress would Inform the public that aho
it prepared to accommodate the publlo
with flrst-class board and woll furnished,
woll ventilated room on the molt reason
able terms. Ample preparation havo
boon made to accommodate an unlimited
number of day boardor. Patronage to
uched. Mm. T. N. OArfNiT.
TBI LITTLE XKNTOOKIAN,
No. 68 Ohio levee, it the place where
they keep the freshest fish and game, and
the finest wines, liquors and cigar, to be
found in tho city. Dinner only twenty
five cent. Open day and night, at all
hourt. J. E. Pabk, Proprietor.
TO HOUSE BUILDERS.
The building of a two-story frame build
ng in Dongola, Union county, Illinois.
will be let to the lowest bidder on Satur
day, July 13, 1672, botween the hourt o
two and four o'clock. All bidt mutt be
sealed, and tecurity will be required on
tho day of letting the contract, for the
faithful and prompt performance of tald
work. Plant and tpeclficationi can be
teen at the nation houie in Dongola. For
further particular call on or address J
D. Benton, clerk of the board.
H. HANNES, President,
J. D. Benton, Clerk.
Dongola, June 28, 1872.
IS DOING MORE WORK,
DOING IT BETTER,
DOING IT QUICKER,
DOING IT AT LESS EXPENSE
than any other Cooking Store made.
SOLD BY EXCIL9I0B MANU'FQ. COMPANY,
Wholesale Dealers in all kinds of TINNERS'
STUCK; and by all lire Store Dealers, like
O. W. HENDERSON,
199 Commercial Arenue,
AGENTS WANTED FOR
THREE YEARS IN A MAN-TRAP.
By T. S. ARTHUR, the author ot the world
famous hook, "Ten Mints In a Bar-room."
It'l'.IB-B V . ., . . VI . U . h t I. t 1
- .ra m .'. r. .tin viunuiu,!
work of the author's life, ami old Aitente say ther
ncTer anew oook io sen line u, una agent sola
81 copies inthreodays; another 20 in half a day.
Beautllully bound and Illustrated. Extra terma
io aKems. rtppiy o r. a. nuituinsun tu
oiz n, main ui., hi, Liouis, no.
GRAND PIC-NIC EXCURSION.
VP TUS OHIO BIVKB ON THE STXAMKB
ECXEBT ON THE FOVBTB OF JULY.
The steamer Eckert will leave the whar
at Cairo precisely at eight o'clock, on
Thursday morning, the Fou rth of July
touch at Mound City at nine, at Caledonia
half past ten, at Metropolit at 12, at the
Laket oppotite Paducah, at half past one;
after which the will go to Paducah, where
the will ttay until five, returning to Cairo,
at half put eight o'clock In the evening.
The people of Paducah give apic-nic on
that day at the beautiful laket jntt oppo
lite their city, which will give all who
with, a.chanceto join the Paducah people
in their plc-nic, or enjoy a nice stroll in
the beautiful wood about the laket, while
those who prefer it can have three or four
hours to walk or drive through Paducah.
Each family will have the privilege of
taking their basket, whllo those who would
rather not be incumbered will be
furnithed with refreshments at the
lunch tablet on the boat, at reason
able prices. There will be a bountiful
supply of confectionarles, fruits, icecream,
lemonade, soda water &c. This will be a
splendid chance for families who wish to
spend the "fourth" together. At the
Eckert wat built for plc-nic purposes, the
children can be turned loote on the boat to
enjoy themselves without danger.
This excursion will be given for the
benefit of the Methodist church of Cairo.
Fare for round trip from Cairo, Mound
City and Callcdonia, $1 ; .children 60c.
From Metropolit 60c, children 26c. td
TO SELL TUE PARLOR 8TEEL XNORAVINO
"CHRIST WEEPING OVER JERUSALEM,'
From Uia Cms. EtsTLiax'a celebrated EnslUh
palntinx, aad by America's best tngrarer. All
wno sea u widi n ni once. Apply io YAbbKT
ruuuioHinu uimrAni, oi, Lrijuis, sio.
TOR REI'AIRS OF CERTAIN SIDEWALKS
Soiled proposals, addressed to the Committee
on cireeis win iw received ny ine uiy wieru ur.
til Wnti.NF.3UAY. tho 3rd nroilmo. lor furnish
inn materials and doing the work of repairing the
eiilewalka an I crosswalks, and lowerlnir the uma
two feet fcelow their present grade, on the West
side of Washington Arenue, between 21st and
ziin oirreis, nu ueineen jum anu sun streets
and on the Wert aide ol Comnieicial Aranne, be
tween 20th and 31th streets.
Bimilsr proposls will also be receired at the
same imiu anu niace lor aoing ine asme work, tho
en j io lurnun ine rriiuisue msieriais.
fiyorderot COMMI ITEE ON HTBEET8
June 27, 1872, 6 27 Ul
'quips jq j
. EL. HOTJPT,
omwrniT tat a rrnuvf a iruu
'P Atoetaockof Wetenas, Clocks, Jvelry,and
riag. too pnono are aonoi-
, , -
Notice Is hereby giren that the Conartnrrship
iificiuivin vaiviiuk uo wren hid. feicnoix anu
Brother, In the Furniture Manufacturing bull
nrta, under the firm n .me of E chofi uroi. la
mis nay aisio'.ren by mutual consent, Wm. E
choff tiuri'liaslti the whole business, assuming all
Its liabilities and receiving all the accounts uue
the old firm. WM. ElCHOFF,
Cairo, Ills., June 81, 1872. -2SdIw
r red. ulanxenbebo sat engaged a
new pianist, an accomplished musician,
who recently arrived from the old coun
try. He it a very fine performer and
Fred'i it a fine instrument; consequently,
the mutic of the Excoltior, like Its liquors
and cigart, it not excelled in the west.
Go and listen to the music and try tome of
Fred'! cool Weiss beor. 6-23 tf
The Bulletin job printing is better
and cnEAPER than that of any offlco In
tho state of Illinois. We mean what we
tay. Come and tee ut I
Aoixt's Orrtra. 1. 0. R. R. Co.,
Caiao, June 2, 1872.
Wo will commence the date of excur
tlon ticket! for tho 4th of Julvto nolnti
on the line of thii road on the evening of
tho 8rd and discontinue on the departure
of the evening train on the 4tb. Ticket!
will be good until July 6tb Inclusive,
Ono and one-fifth fare will be charged for
the round trip. James Johnson, Ag't.
Saloon keepers and liquor dealers whoso
licenses expire on the flrtt day of July are
hereby notified that a prompt renewal of
the same will be required. All bondt
thould be filed with the City Clerk, by
next Monday evening, so as to be pre
sented lo the council on that evening for
approval, otherwise delay may be dan
gerous. M, J Howlet,
Cairo, Juno 20, 1672 t
IOEl IOEII IOEIM
From Wednesday May 1st, the ice
wtgon will canvatt the city, to continue
during the summer months. None but
pure northern lake co will be delivered.
Husk, Looms, & Co.
Ulankisburo ahead I Wines and Ci
gars I oldest and choicest, at the EXCEL
SIOR SALOON, opposite the Pott Office.
Finest of Liquors, Free Lunches and mu
sic fovery day. Tho great Liberal and
Democratlc,Gre& Brown drlnke Wxis
Beer, it made a specialty, and Fredpridet
himself upon keeping the freshest and
coolest in the ctiy. Lemonades the cold
est, mixed drinks and muslo the finest.
Go there. C27tf
Ills. Central R. R. Comp't, 1
Agent's Office, June 28, 1872.
To persons wishing to attend the na
ttonal democratio convention to be held at
Baltimore, July 9tb, 1872, we will tell ex
curtion tlckett to Odin, Effingham, or
Mattoon and return, for one and one-fifth
fare for the round trip. Sale of tickets
will commence July 1st and discontinue
on departure of the evening trains on the
t)tb. Tickets will be good to return until
July 81st, inclusive.
6-28-6 1. Jaiies Johnson, Ag't,
Truth and Poetet. Milton puts into
the mouth of Lucifer, in "Paradise Lost,1
these memorable words "To be weak is
miserable." Never wat a truer tentence
written than thlt supposed to be wrung
from the arch-fiend In bit impotence and
agony. Every victim of nervous debility
or of that depressing languor which it one
of the accompanimtntt of dyspepsia and
biliousness, can testify to the misery
of mind and body which tbey Involve.
The motive power of the system is par
tially paralyzed ; the mind it haunted by
anxiety and fear ; and the luflerer it as in
capable of applying himself energetically
to any kind of business as If be were under
the .benumbing influonce of catalepsy.
This terrible mental and physical condi
tion need not, however, be endured for
forty-eight hours by any human being.
Plantation Bittxbs is an absolute
specifio for all the torments which a de
ranged ttomacb, a disordered liver, and
shattered nerves, superinduce.
PaMieatleei smsm, aalletta UaUBC,
The canvassers for the Cairo City Di-
rxctoby completed their work several
montht ago, but we have been delayed in
the publication of tho work by many
causes. We have put into our establish
ment steam, and vert expensive nxw
presses a Cottrell ft Babcock four
rollor cylinder press, a half-medium Uni
versal, a Gordon and a Liberty, betldet a
otj variety of nets type.
Those changes in the offlco have occu
pied all our time and attention for months,
but we have now leisure to devote to the
Dibectory which U in the hand of the
This will be made one of the finest di-
ectoriet ever issued in tho West will
be printed in colors, and in every way
be a specimen of typography that we
now we'thall havo reason to be proud of
The edition so ill be large, and will leave
he binder's hands in about six weeks.
Any advertiser who desires to make
changes in his advertisements, may do so
through the mail, or by sending instruc
tions to this office.
We hope the public may avail them
selves of this opportunity to patronize
Cairo interprisx that richly deserves
Barclat's new drug store will soon be
opened to the public.
Rev. Thayeb and familv co north this
week, taking a vacation.
Tax weed-destrovlnir attacks of tha
chain gangonjdog fennel are worthy of all
Rev. F. M. Vantrees. of Mound Citv
will preach in the Methodist church to
day at 10 o'clock a.m.
There will be preaching at the Chris
tian church to-day, morning and evening
at the usual hours, by Elder J. N. Mul-key.
Tax tlnful barbert have irons back on
the '.Instructions of The Bulletin, and
shave on Sunday. May peace be with
them in their wickedness.
Ham. Ibvin it a candidate for re-elec
tion to the office of theriff. Mr. Irvin
it agood,theriff and will be re-elected be-
yona all doubt.
The Rev. Mr. Shores persists in his de
termination to ascertain tho name of the
blackguard through the columns ot the
The grading of the Cairo and St. Louis
railroad through Alexander county was
finished yesterday. Roadbed, bridges, cul
verts, all are finished, and the track Is
ready for the rails.
It is said that the colored man, Mr. John
Gladney,does not propose to be any longer
used by his Radical matters of the firm of
Linegar, Munn & Pope, and will be a can
didate for Sheriff this fall.
Rev. H. B. Thayer will deliver a dis
course this evening in tho Presbyterian
church upon tho following subject.
"PauVt special night vision."
The Sun is seeking for a Radical candi
date for Circuit Clerk. Must the 'Sun'
have a white candidate ? If this ii not
absolutely accessary, wo suggest Bird.
He has more brains than any of the white
radicals of the city. Share with your
voters, Mr. 'Sun.'
There is a rumor floating about the
city that the person known by the name
of Johnny Ourren was wounded by a pis
tol shot, fired by a person unknown. If
the rumor It true the newt hat not leaked
out in any definite manner.
The amiable Pope, confident of bit
ability to control the negro vote of 111!
noli, it alto confident that Ogletby will be
elected In November, and that Grant will
carry the state ; but Pope is not infallible,
and, renegade Greeley boy that he it, he
will be sadly disappointed.
Wx cannot too often remind our read
er! of their duty in regard to the approach
ing flremon'e picnic on the Fourth.
Everybody thould go and tako hit family,
hit wife, bit alitor or hit iweetheart
Don't fail to go.
Col. Towhes it announced thit mor
ning as a candidate for tenator fron thii
district. Hit nomination it a foregone
conclusion already, and he will undoubt
edly be elected. He will be a tenator of
influence, and will make hit mark during
it term of office.
Hxnbt H. Mxyxb, Plain and Fancy
and Ornamental Sign Painter, Graining,
Marbling, and Fresco Painting. Orders
solicited and satisfaction guaranteed
Shop in the Perry House, on Commercial
avonue, corner Eighth street, Cairo, Illi
Capt. WiLLiAMS,who was kind enough
to put bis hand to the local bellows of
The Bulletin, during our absence from
the city, it entitled to at least a bushel of
our thanks, and shall have that amount of
the rare commodity if he will accept.
The Captain used to be of those who fol
lowed the "art preservative," and knows
how it is himself.
Tax present location of the postoffice
grows upon us the longer we enjoy it. It
Is jutt the thing, and the down-town people
ought to be very thankful that they do
not have to walk further than they do.
They may console themselves with the
thought that walking Is a healthy amusement.
To say that yesterday was hot would but
faintly express our idea of tho Intensity
with which the orb of day came down
upon the heads of tinful mortals. There
will be little need of rain If perspiration
contlnuM to flow at freely at it did yes
Health officer Bummerweli has entered
upon the discharge of hit dullot in hit
utual energetlo manner. He ii diligent
In hit tearchingt for health-destroying
filth, and will be thankful to all citizens
who may aid him In discovering nuisances.
A better officer could not have been to
lected. Ho knowt the business thoroughly.
When Len Faxon tald Tnx Bulletin
ran a tix-cylinder prett be made a mistake
of five cylinders. We run a four-roller
cylinder press that can't be beat, but will
not get a ilx-cyllnder machine for several
months to come. We expect to ute tuch n
press within a very few years after the
C. and St. L, the 0. and V., the M. 0., tho
M. and O., and the C. F. railroads get into
operation, and just at present we aro not
greatly in need of one.
The Bulletin has been somewhat tie
glected by ut during the last three weekt
htt, in fact, run itself; but our readers,
we believe, know that we have been una
ble, becauso of sickness, to even glvo a
thought lo the paper. In the kindness of
Providence health is restored to our house,
and if the pestilence does not make now
attacki, we shall toon be enabled to givo
that time and attention lo The Bulletin
which it nocettary to oven in a degree
meet the just expectations of tho public.
Caution. Every genuine box of Dr,
McLaen's Liver Pillt bean the algnature
of Fleming Bros., Pittsburgh, Pa., and
tneir private U. o. ttamp. "Tako no
other." Tho market it full of imitations.
It it the popular verdict that people who
have been accustomed to the uie of Bittert
and Cordialt aro obliged, eventually, to re
tort to McLaen's Liver Pillt for permanent
Rev. Mr. Shores, who attended the late
Liberal Stato convention at a delegate,
wai Introduced to an immense audience
on Wednesday evening, by Hon. Cattiut
M. Clay, and made a speech of an hour in
length. Those who heard the speech in
form us that it was a very able ono, and
presented tbo reasons why colored men
should prefer Greoley to
Grant in aforoible and un
answeraote manner. At the con
clusion of the speech the audienco gavo
the orator three rousing cheers.
which we now clip from the Columbus
If we ever before published this item,
'Dispatch,' no matter. It can be read a
second time without any great damage be
ing Inflicted upon the reader.
Wx understand that what is known as
the Deck's Creek route has been adopted
for the Cairo and Fulton railroad. It will
run from Charleston to a point about six
miles south of Bloomfleld In Stoddard
county, and rumor says will be built
through to the Arkansas line before next
Our affable young friend, Joseph Red-
nan, has gone into the canvassing busi
ness in good earnesi fie is just now en
gaged in selling a pictorial chart of the
world, which contains more useful and In
teresting information than anything of
the kind we have ever seen. It must be
teen to be appreciated.
The adventuret of one our city officers,
who hat been absent for some time, have
furnished considerable amusement for bis
friends. At Chicago he wat impacted of
vagrancy, and when ho reached htt desti
nation fell into limbo on'.the charge of
discharging firearms within the corporate
limits of a certain town. The suspicion
of vagrancy wat created by hit passion for
Boulogne tausage and red herring, and
concealment in the "buttery" of bis rela
tive's home did not prevent him and his
pistol from falling into the hands of the
police officers of .
An ice cream manufacturer, who did not
buy the right to manufacture ico cream
for the firemen's Fourth of July picnic,
proposes to steal a march on the boys and
set up an independent ice cream stand of
hit own on the picnic grounds. It is, of
course, the right of every freeman to do
what he may please to do, and blasted be
he who tay shotba'n't,but if that ice cream
fellow does what ho proposes to do, may
the boyi have mercy on his head. It will,
in all probability, be worn out on the
Fourth tho bead, we mean.
The firemen thould procure tho "go
around machine," which has been erected
in close proximity to The Bulletin of
fice. With it on the plc-nio grounds on
tho Fourth gobblet of money might be
made and a great deal of amutement fur.
nished to tbo innumerable number of
children who will swarm on the Kentucky
thore on the coming national holiday.
And then its absence from our gaze and
vicinity would not plunge ut into grief.
We could stoically tee it depart and thed
In thit manner our friend, Spencer, of
the Cbetter ' Valley Clarion' tlcklet ut:
The Cairo Bulletin. We are pleat
ed to notice among our exchanges, lately,
thlt tprightly dally. Though always woll
conducted, lately the Bulletin bean evi
dencet of more careful attention, and in
itt out-tpoken viewt foreshadows its status
as the leading Democratic organ or south
ern Illinois. John H. Oberly, editor, and
now sole proprietor The Bulletin, has
rew equals in tne editorial cnair, oeing a
clear, forcible and ready writer, and as a
nractlcal. llfe-loncr manager of the nrintfn?
business, the reading publlo and patrons of
TBS JJuletin may anticipate the enuncia
tion of sound i political views and a neat
newspaper. Tax Bulletin deterves ex
tensive patronage, and we trust, receives It,
Tax Bulletin deserves more patron
age than It receive, but receives as much
as the community in which it is published
can give. Cairo Is a small city, with a pe
culiar population of all places in the
world the one In which a dally newspa
per might be excused for speedily giving
up the ghost, but our Dullness men are live
men, and they have made Ti Bulletin
Wxtes beer has become the favorite
drink in Cairo. Nearly all the old whis
ky drinkers, men who never neglected to
get outside of about twenty-flve glasses of
liquor a day, have substituted Welts for
whiskey, and the alt-Important quettion
among them now It i "Will Welti beer In
toxicate?" Gough hat been written to on
thlt tubject by Harry Walker, and hit
reply It dolly expected. We are on the
aflmative of tho quostion, and a late
member of tho Good Templars, who is
wandering away from sobrloty, by the
Wein beer path, ii maintaining the neg
Havino beon appointed agent of tbe
"Singer Sowing Machine," I take thit
method of informing the citizent of Cairo
and Alexander county, that I havo es
tablished my headquarters at Hannon's
bookstore 126 Commercial avenue, where
I will bo found at all timet, ready to
show up the merits of the " Singer " to all
who aro contemplating purchasing a flnt
class machine Machines told on tho lease,
noto or cash plans. Every machine war
ranted, and thorough instructions given
free of charge
I havo also on hand a quantity of ma
chlno thread, silk twist, oil and atalch
raenti, which I retail at " tthoUiale " pri'
eet. Ladles wilt please bear this In mind.
G. T. Wuitlock,
Agt. Singer Sewing Machine Co.
Tnx continued prcsenco of the smsll
pox in tho city it creating much uneasiness
among the pooplo. Tho authorities are do
ing all they can to oradicato the disease,
but to littlo purpose. Thoy'"liave not got
the moans to rjo about the work In a
proper tnannor. A pest houso should be
built about a mile from tho city, und placed
In chargo of the Sisters of tbo Holy Cross,
whose small pox hospital, now within a
stone't throw or tho high school, should bo
abated. The Slstors, in clinrgo of an iso
lated small-pox hospital, thould bo well
paid for their labor and sacrifice, end could
and would manage such an institution in a
proper and economical manner. To this
hospital all cosos coming from the river,
and all cases originating In tho city, and
willing to roceive tbo caro of tho Sisters,
should bo removod. This course, followed
up each year after the disease hat made
its appearance in tbe city, would prevent
it from spreading among the citizens, but
at long as thedfiease is handled at It It
now, we shall havo it, like the poor, always
with us. It must be evident to every
porson that a small-pox pest bouse within
a stone't throw of a public tchool building,
and on tbe tide from which the wind it al
wayi blowing, ii not a safo inttitution.
The trumpet, which the Hibernians
presentod to their president, theenthutiat
tic McHale, is a thing of beauty, and tbe
presentation ceremoniet were of tbo most
interesting description. Tbe company
wat called to order at tbo appointed time
by the prctident, and after tbe transaction
of tbe usual business, Mr. Lovett, for the
company, made the presentation speech
and wat replied to by Capt. McHale,
whose oratorical effort potsested many
meriu. It was brief, to the point and
in excellent good taste. After the
speeches, there was a flow of beer and a
feast of music. The kegstwere tapped, and
tbe musical fountain began play. Songs
and anecdotes and laughter and boisterous
good humor reigned supreme until beyond
the witching hour of night until, to be
downright and truthful until past two
o'clock in the morning, when the company
or about a hundred jovial touts separated
in the best of humor exhiierated by the
intellectual feast but superior to tho ef
fects of beer, all at tober at tbe proverbial
judge of romanco and tradition. Cwt.
McHalo, in bis bashful manner, blushed;
hit thankt for dayi, and evon yet hat not
recovered from the attack of gratitude
which the thoughtful kindnett of hW'
excellent company brought upon him.
Mac meritt the good opinion of hit
friends, and deserves tbe compliment thii
presentation wat Intended to convey. -jM'
SteAtner Illinois, Columbus.
" Jim. FIsk, Jr.. Paducah.
" Bismarck, Paducah.
" Quickstep, Evansville.
" City of Chester, Memphis.
" Henry Frobasco, St. Louis.
" John F. Tollo, New Orleant.
" Gladiola, Shreveport.
" John Gilmoro, Memphis.
" Davenport, Cincinnati.
" Belle Memphis, St. Louis.
" Pauline Carroll, New Orleans.
Steamor Paulino Carroll, St. Louis.
" Quickstop, Evansville.
" City of Chester, St. Louis.
" Henry Probasco, Cincinnati.
" John F. Tollo, tit. Louis.
" Gladiola, Cincinnati.
" Davenport, St. Louii.
" Belle Memphis, Memphis,
" Illinois. Columbus.
" Jim. Fisk, Jr., Paducah.
1110 MUDDY COAL.
Steamboats supplied at any time, both
day and night, with either lump or chest
nut coal, in any quantity, and on usual
terms, at the yard at Grand Tower, Ills.
Special contracts offered on favorable
terms upon application.
H. V. Olyphant,
D. A, Boxes, Gen'l. Supt.
Sales Agent. 3-16-ly.
BOATS TO LEAVE.
The fino passenger iteamer Cbarlio Bod
ratnn, will leave for New Orleant thit day
at 6 o'clock p.m. The tplendid packet
Colorado it the regular boat, leaving fer
Memphii, Vickiburg and all way landing!
thii evening, at 6 o'clock. Tbe Mollis
Ebert leave at noon, for Pitttburg and all
pointt on the Ohio river. The great
packet Grand Tower, it the regular
packet for St. Louis, leaving thit evening
at 6 o'clock. The fine and fait Idlewlld
it the Evaniville packet, and leave! at 6
p.m. The. Utah will loove at 4 p.m., for
all pointt on tho Arkantas river.
condition of the rivers.
Tbe decline in tbe Ohio river at this
point has left up a few Inches, The fall
yesterday was only about 4 inches. At
PitUburg, the river is falling with 0 feet
in the channel. Cincinnati, tbe Ohio to
rising slowly. Four, feet In the Louisville
esaal and railing; Oanberlead river stilt
falls wltk't ietM Karpetk skoals. The
slow rite la Red river eoatiaues. Six and
ahalffeetln the channel to Evansville.
Tbe Mississippi river ts falling again,
Large pteoes of the bank on the Mis
souri side continues Itlllag hi to the river
and Captain Falbs I obliged to saeve kit
house again to keep it frosa geiaf In the
business and watm.
There , was but little doing at tke land
ing. Freights for all points is loaree.
The weather was pretty clear aad very
The Pauline Carroll discharged at Hound
City 2,000 bar railroad iron for the Cairo
and Vlncennes railroad. Me had a good
trip of freight and passenger, fer St.
The Bismarck came down light from
Paducah and has laid up Mew tha stone
depot. Capt. John Spaae left fer St.
Tbe City of Chester had a fair list of
passengers. Tne Jonn r. Tolle had a fair
up stream freight trip aBd passed by
without landing. "Still we wp sot."
Tho Gladiator from Red Xiver came up
light, and goes either to Madison or Cin
cinnati to be lengthened 36 feet. Capt.
Leo has tho machinery of tbe Carrie Con
verse on the Gladiator and will build for
it a boat the same dimensions as the Gladi
ator after she is lengthened.
The John Gilmore, from Memphis
brought up a large tow of empty coal
Tbe Eckert and her orew are removing
a lot of logs from sunken barges on to
sound barges. The logs belong to Miller,
boats to lxavk to-day.
aJ3peclal atteatioa paid te eraeie treat
PAUL a. SCHUH'S Pre
scription Drug Store is open
day and night. All prescrip
tions carefully and neatly fill
ed with dispatch. The largest
and finest selections of Toilet
Articles, Vases and sundry
Fancy Goods of all descrip
tions just received and sold by
polite and attentive clerks at
the lowest figures. Satisfy
yourself by a call. 6-231m
FOURTH OF JULY!
ROUGH and READY
The undsrriffned. Joint Commlttaa of Amnia.
menu ot the aoore namd Fir Companies, beg
wmiv w luiumi mo iwipie ui vauo ana Traioiir
that ther bare made arrangements for CKLE-
URATlNu THE NATION
than it haa erer been celebrated In Southern Il
linois. For the purpose of making the affair a
success and furnishing mesne or enUrtalnmta
to all, tbey hare spared neither time, labor nor
'he celebration will beglo on the moraine of
"THE FOURTH," WITH A GRAND
With Apparatus through tbe prinoipal
Htrccta or tho City.
The procession will be headed by the
DuQUOIN SILVER CORNET BAND
HICKMAN BRASS BAND.
and will be under the direction of
Mayor Lansden, as Grand Marshal
ot the day, -sslited by Jts. 8. Hwarax, Assistant
,uniei engineer of tn Fire Department.
Immediately after the Parade the Boat will leave
FOR THE PIC-NIC GROUNDS,
In the Phady Orore of Kentucky opposite Twen
tieth street. Erery vronslon will be mod to
render the Pio-nlo FIR-JT-OLAS3 In erery respect
of erery description will be on tha grounds, aad
dispensed by affable and attentlre caterer. Full
arrangements wm De made ror
ad for tbli pur pout the CommltU hT Bftw
Ail VlatnsihAf etatlskfiMlAH Reatwn U a awvt
will be read bv Hon. J. H. Oberlr. snrf
ate epeeohea will bedellrered by eminent apeak-
wiuve isnrmuflg oj seieoi muaio Dytiiej su
rer Cornet Hand.
The day's entertainment will conclude with
A GRAND BALL.
in the Erasing st
Washington Hall and Garden,
under the direct management of the beat Terosi--
cnoreau talent in tn Fir Department.
Several Fire Comnanlea from atwoaii ban ku
tnrlted, and will prubab y b present.
In conclusion, and on behslf of tha .
nsrned Fir Companies, the Commute retneet
lully Inrltetha peopled Cairo aad aorrouiJlu,
country to psrticlpat in the festlritlM, aad thus
assist in making the affair a grand aucoet and
worthy of the erer glorious M Fourth."
TICKET J ros Tlx PIO.MO, too,
Children accompanied by their pareate, free.
sa, . Xwwtevst. BsexaEraeAi.f