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THE OAIKO DAILY BULLETIN, TUESDAY, JULY 30, 1872
JOHN II. OREHIiV, Kdltor and Publisher.
JULY 30, 1872
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John II. Obcrly ha reduced the suln-crljt-Hon
price of the VYkkkly Oaiho IIullktix
to One Dollar per anmiin. makliurlt the
ebeapcat patter published In Southern Illinois.
of New York ;
FOR TICK MHISKXT,
B. GRA BROWN,
FOR BKCMCTAItY OF STATE.
KDWAKD RUM MEL.
FOR AUDITOR OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS,
FOR STATE TRKA8URER.
CHARLES N. LANPHIER.
FOR ATTORXEV OFXERAI.,
JOUN R. EUSTACE.
FOR CLERK SUrREMK COURT NOHTHEItN
FOE CLERK BUPKKMK COURT CENTRAL
DAVID A BROWN.
FOR CLERK OF SUPREME COURT SOUTHERN
R. A. D. WILBANKS.
The weakest chargo against Greeley Is
'.hat lio sympathized with the- rebellion.
Uroeloy'i sympathy of tho southern slave
holders was of tho kind they did not llko
best. Don't everybody know, that if tho
Southerners had caught old Horace south
of llio dividing Hi o during tho Into war,
they would bavo hung him to n sour np
plo trco ?
We cannot bollovo that (Jen. Jones will
return lo tbo Riidlcal putty, becuuso his
personal ambition was disappointed by
tho refusal of tho Democratic convention
to nominate him for Congress. Ho cer
tainly has more political sagacity thun to
act in such a mannor. Bat wn don't know
Ho selected Mr. Jnck Wlntet to bo his
"particular political friend'' la Cairo, mid
it is probablo a man who would do suuhun
untoward act might bo guilty of any
other political wo.kneis.
rORCOXGRESS EIGHTEENTH DISTRICT,
OKOKUE W. WALL,
of Perry County.
MEMBER BOARD OF EQUALIZATION,
of Randolph County.
Curtin is not for Greeley.
Tue revolution in Mexico is virtually
nded. So tho telegraph says.
Gov. Douquertt has strangled with
his wrath and will mildly support Cle
ments. THE Radicals aro confident of their
ability to carry orth Carolina. They
have stocked the cards.
Oki of our exchanges intimates that
the late hot weather is duo to tho Infernal
machinations of the "Cairo clique."
The secrets of tho rebel archioves are
being exposed to public view. Tho devel
opments are dcidedly racy.
The wretch of tho Massac ' Journal '
our pet name for Bonny Jones calls us
Johnnie, a familiarity which, coming from
a Grant man, shocks us.
Tn nKK columns of tho New York Tri
buno wore occupied on the'iTth by n pur
tial Hit of defaulting government oflicers
under Grant. The list was copied merely
from nowspapcr tiles, and of eourso is very
Incomplete. The total of theso admitted
frauds is as follows: Interim! revenue,
$1,392,058; pensions, $278,000 j post-offl.
ces, ?2 12,000; treasury, $00,000,000; stato
department, $0,000; department of justice
I'Jl.OOO; cufloms, $147,000; navy, 17C,
8S3; war, $445,400; total, $3,194,'J17.
All is not yet lost to tho Llber.il cause
In this district. A proposition has lately
been made which will heal all tho difficul
ties now atllicting tho organization. It
has been proposed that Wall, Jones and
Clements all withdraw and unite on Jack
Winter as a compromise candidate. It
has been said that tho only obstacle in tho
way of this sottlemont is Mr. Winter's
lack of intellectual qualification!, but this
is nothing. What ho lacks in mind ho
makos up for In his personal appearance
We need n good looking man in CongrcM,
rather than an nblo one, and Jack is ns
handsomoasho well could bo. He is thu
,pollo of tho " boys."
Gen. Uartranft the Radical candidate
for Governor in Pennsylvania, is to bo set
aside. He has been charged with dis
honesty and plcadsguilty by consenting to
Our old friend, Col. John Martin, is
making a gallant race for Congress in tho
Paducah district. Wo hopo ho may suc-
seed. He is able, energetic and true to
The St. Louis Globo is a beautiful paper,
ably edited, and should, if morlt controls
In the sleepy ''Future Capital," succeed.
It is too good a paper to be nUrnnt organ,
but it Is.
Sfeakixo of the late row in Cairo be
tween the Democrats and Liberals, an
exchange asks: "What is tho matter
with the lambs 7" A wolf is tbe matter,
and bis name is Jack.
Nilmon was married at Westminister
Abbey, London, on tbe 27th Inst. The
lucky roan who thus secures the singer's
body, voico and ducats, rejoices In the
name of M. Ronseaud.
The New York 'Herald' expresses its
belif in the cheering prospects of inter
vals of relief from the heat of summer,
and iu joy at the arrival of tho period
when the earth is
Crown'd with the sickle and wheaten sheaf,
While autumn, iioddlngo'erthe jellow plain
Conies Jovial on. 1 '
That rascally prinlor, who is always
getting us into trouble, transformed WW
ley, the Radical candidate for Senator,
Into Nlley. But what's in a nanioY WW
ley or Nlley, he is a small-eyed man, aud
therefore, on the authority of Rev. Mr.
Shores, wedoclaro he is not to be trusted.
Unrioutkousnkss seems to have bo-
come epidemic with the ministers.
"Another one has fallen, " Is now tho
daily cry. Tbo last is named M. L. 1'.
Thompson, of Buffalo, New York, und his
ofetue U adultery. This Is tho second
time ke has been caught at this naughty
Wl hop harmony may prevail in the
JoRtaboro Democratic-Liberal convention
to-day. We wish tbe Cairo men to be as
calm as lamb. If they look hard at any
ftb candidates they will be charged
with being members of tbe "Cairo ring,"
ad tfcara it not one of that Influential con
lav m the delegation.
Jack Wixtkk is kicking up a "muss"
between the Cairo "liberals" and the de
mocracy. Obcrly thinks ho has "caught a
turtar. Maniac Journal.
Jack is not so black as he is painted. It
is true ho has a great partiality for a row,
lacks nmiability, is stubborn, wants his
own way, is a creature of impulse, hates u
fellow liko blazes, don't know much about
politics, goes with this or that party, or
fort his or that man, when ho can mnko
samothtng ; but then, tho truth Is,
Jack is a good sort of a fellow. Ho is en
ergetic, enthusiastic nnd liberal, and if ho
had a balance whcol would bo a valuable
member of any party. But ho lacks n
balance wheel, und is like a bull in a china
shop. However, sincn ho hns got back to
Clements and his former GrantWh associa
tions, wo bear him no malice, and brcutho
Everv student of Tennyson will learn
with surprise- and pleasuro Unit in tho
fourth volumo ui the Library Edition of
tho works of thu Poet-Laureate, somo
additional stanzas, now published for tho
first tirao, havo been intercalated between
the sections hitherto standing as tho
thirty-eight and thirty-ninth. Tho new
thirty-ninth section takes up thu burden
of the famous apostrophe to tho yew-tree,
which occurs almost at tho outset of tho
poem (section 12). Thus it runs :
Old warder of these hurled bones.
Aud utiawcriiu! now mv random stroke
Itli Inilttul cloud and Ittiiitf Miioke,
iurn yen, nun grupoti ai me sionei
And dipped toward the dreamier head,
To thee, too, comes the golden hour
When Ilower Is lecllug alter flower;
But Sorrow-list upon the dead,
And darkening Hie dark graves ol'mcii,
What whbmcr'd from her Ivlujr Hps!'
Thy gloom Is kindled at the tip-,
Anil pa--es into gloom again.
Tub Liberals of this Concessional Dis
trict havo been sold out, bag and baggage,
to the Radicals. McAfee wo think that
Is his name tho gentleman who was Mr.
Jack Winter's right hand man in pressing
tho claims of den. Jones, and in prevent-
Ing any compromise, has never been a
Greeley man, und had no right to a scat
in the Liboral convention. Hu is a Grant
man, und was a delegate in tho Acuu
Radical convention. There lie labored to
secure tho nomination of Mr. Clements,
and assured the delegates that Gen. Jones
would return to tho Radical fold with nil
his Liberal friends following close at his
heels. Clements was nominated, and
th'j Carbondulu 'Now Era' announces that
Gen. Jones will address tho Republicans
not tbe Liberal ltepubllcans-of that
place this week. Signed and sealed, you
seo; but can Jones, McAfee and Winter
deliver tho Liberals of Uio dUtrlct in
accordance with the terms of the con
could remove his objections to the scheme'
In a nirthcr cnnvoratlon with the president,
Gen. Plcnsonton was led to understand thai
the president would, In exchange for Sena
tor Schurz' support of the Santo Domingo
treaty, accord him a chare or the public pat
ronage. Gen. lMcusonton says his Impression on
llils point Ih very distinct nnd unmistakable;
and thus authorized, Gen. lMeaonton saw
Senator Schurz and Informed him of tho
president's wish to ceo him. .Senator Schurz
replied that he would call anv time lie might
designate, for nn Interview, I'lcusonton saw
the president thu next day andlnlormcd him
of Schur.' reply, at which ho c.vprced his
gratification, and said that he would rend
lor Senator Schur. In a few da) . The Inter
tcrvlew was not had.
Soinu weeks later, when It seemed to lie
assured that Senator Schur tvn opposed to
thu trcatv, Gen. J'leasonlon received a
memorandum slip from the president, di
recting the removal of Senator Schurz'
brother-in-law, .Itis-en, from Ihu olllcc of
collector of Internal revenue at Chicago at
once. The unusual nature of tho Imperative
removal attracted Gen. rieasonton's atten
tion, and hu asked tho president to suspend
action for some weeks; but the president
said that he regretted that hu could not do
so, as ho had promised to remove the man at
once. The new appointment was under the
recommendation or Senator Logan and
This action Impressed (Jen. Plcaoiiton
with the belief that political patronage was
considered of more importance at that time
than the Immediate necessities or the public
service. Subsciuclitly, nnd shortly before
(icn. I'lcasoiiton'x departure for Europe,
Senator Schurz addressed him alettera-klng
for his recollection and impression or the
conversation in which the president desired
him to call upon the senator and open nego
tiations as mentioned, (icn. ricasoiiton
responded in thu letter which Senator
Schurz has made public.
Mr. Charles Sumner Is going to tho
White Sulphur Sprints, W. Vu.
Miss Kuto Field has been engaged to
wrlto for the Paris 'American Register.'
Kobort Botinor once worked in tho com
posing room of tho Hartford 'Courant.'
Thu command of tho North Atlantic
licet has been given to Rear Admiral
It Is said that Oxford University will
confer nn honorary degreo upon Louis
Gounod, tho composer, Is n sort of musi
cal Charles Iteude. Hu sends petulant let
ters to tho London newspapers.
Mr. Wnrno, correspondentof an hngllih
newspaper at Geneva, Switzerland, was
robbed and murdered near that city lately.
Tho murderers huvo not boon discovctcd1
PARSONS, DAVIS & CO S QUEENS-
s n of sort Initiative s,tep in tlieslntistu-
al in formation which we propose to furnish
in order to give strangers and others some
idea of tho extent of tho business done In
Cairo, wu called on Parsons, Davis & Co.
wholcsule unit retail dealers in orockory,
glass ware, cutlery and toys, for some
information respecting thu amount of
business they were transacting iu their
Mr. Parsons informed us that their
gross receipts for tho year ending this
month nmountcd in round numbers lo
KEVCKTY THOUSAND DOLLARS.
not inclusive of city custom.
This firm ship to different points in thu
following states: Illinois, Ohio, Indiana,
Missouri, Kentucky, Tcnnesseo, Missis
sippi, Alabama "and Arkansas. Their
shipments consist of queonsware, glass
wnro, cutlery, fancy goods and toys. It
Is only between livu and six years sinco
these gentlemen took hold of tho business
n this city; and sinco tho first year's op
erations their business lias more than doub
led. Thuso aro facts which cannot bo eon.
tradictud. They havu attained tills sue
cess by judicious management and squuro
deuling, nnd their custom is still on the in
croa.se. Cnn any business homo Iu tho
same, lino, iu any city double
tho slzo of Cairo, presents a similar ex
hibit? Is. not such a showing stronger
than a thousand theoretical arguments of
tho commercial importance of Cairo, us a
center of commerce, of thu facility ull'orded
by open navigation tho year around. AVe
prouimo when wu gather up other ftcts u(
a liku nature, and they become known,
thuy will asloniah hundreds of capitalists
who havo given thu go-by to Cairo, to lr
cato In places where liiey aro doing, prob
ably, not half the business thuy would havu
done iu tills city.
Further, does not tho exhibit intimutu a
wunt does it not strike every thinking
man that another industry would
llnd a prolltablo encouragement hero?
Does it not indicate that a crockery ware
manufactory is badly needed hero. Tho
material for porcelain ware is all around
us. Within a few miles Kaoliuc, white
cluy, and all tho accessories are' at
hand. Tho sales would bu immediate
und immense, nnd thu profits would bu
commensurate therewith. Next week wo
shall endeavor to press this and other
kindred mattors, and show how continu
ously and strenuously The Bulletin
bus over exerted its intlueiico to make
tho capabilities of Cuiro known abroad,
nnd has stuck, through thick nnd thin,
through evil report aud through good
report, pertinaciously to tbo udvjucauv of
thu best interests of Cairo and her people.
A TRIAL OF PATIENCE.
Wo overheard (one cannot help it some
times during anniversary . week discus
sion aru lively) two youths considering
uuir spiriiiuu siuiu in inu ears luio last
.Mov, unu onu auuiltleu to ttiu other that,
with all his vigilance, hu was sometimes
betrayed by old habit, und "caught him
self euying 'gorry." If thoro bu a statu of
things Which would uxcusu this slip it is,
perhaps, the being in a horse ear iu si i! lit
of a rail road-depot clock, which indicates
that your last evening train Is about leav
ing, and finding your ear suddenly blocked
by some mishap which may' stop it u
minutu or twenty. To get out or stav
Senator Schurz has charged Gun.
Grant with attempting to bribe him to
support tho San Domingo rascality, and
lias given Genera! Plciisonton us his wit
ness. General Pleusontou explains as
About two weeks after entering upon the
hum s in in u iiiucc oi commissioner oi in
ternal rcvemut ut Washington, in Januaiy,
18i2, General l'lensuiitoii hud all Interview
with Guueral (iiuiit. In Hid ionise of tho
conversation, thu president Introduced the
Santo Domingo micsilon, ii remarking
that liu understood that Senator Schur wuk
opposed to the treaty, asked General l'loas
onion to ceo Senator Schurz and tell him
lhat If he would call at thu White House thu
president would be able to place tho Santo
Domingo matter Iu a satisfactory light, and
that's tho confounded
HEALTH IN LONDON.
For thu week ending J uno 0 the, mortal
ity t rum all causes iu London and twenty
other large towns oi tho United Kingdom
was at thu ratu of ln deaths uuiiually lo
every 1,000 persons estimated to bu liv
"K' , J'u metropolis '.',117 births und
1,070 deaths were registered; thu former
having been 01 and tho latter 345 bulow
thu average. Ko low a death rate has not
prevailed In London slncu tho banning
of 18115. Forty-threu persons died from
smullpox, J3 Irom measles, 11 from sc.nlet
fuver, 14 from whooping cough, lit) from
diU'eront forms of fever (of which 'J were
certified as typhus, 14 us enteric or tjpl.cld
and 4 us simple continued fever), 37 Irom
diarrha'a, and not ono from diphtheria.
Diseases of thu respiratory orcuns caused
HOR1UIILE CONDITION OF AF
FAIRS IN POPE COUNTY.
GOVE UN OK HADLKY ARMS THE
OFFICIALS AND MILITIA,
WHO SHOT THE CIT
IZENS. THE CIllOUlT COURT RELEASES
THE CRIMINALS ON EACH
OTHER'S BONDS, AN D .ORD
ERS THE ARREST OF A N
EDITOR FOR 1TB-
Littlk Rock, July M. Tho Dardn
ncllu Trunscrlpt of Tuesday, referring lo
fOl'E UOUNTV TliOUIILKS,
says tl.o Circuit Court, Judgu May pre
siding, commenced on Monday. There
wuru present in uttendulicu lor tliu de
fendants iu thu murder cases ex-.ludgu
Wllshiru und Attorney General Guiilt, of
Llttlu Rock, besides T. M. Gibson of this
plueu. Thuro weru present for tho prose
cution Col. Whipple of Little Rock and
Col. J. E. Cravons nf Clarksvllle, with 11.
M. Jocowy of this place. Tlux. A. Hunks
of Blulfion was appointed sherlll' pro.
tern. Twenty-four of tliu po.u who aru
charged willi'tho murder of tliu prisoners,
were iu attendance, with Hudson tho slier
ill', Stuart tho school suiierintulident,
lilekox tho county clerk und John Wil
liams tho deputy shcriir. Subpuuas Were
Issued for witnesses. Tho
FIIIST INUtllES'T Of NOTE
was Hunks, tho acting slier ill', remarking
that he would havu to consult Dodson, tho
culprit, us to whom lie should scud out to
servo tho subphrenic. Tho second was tho
selecting of deputy sherilf Williams, tho
ringleader oi tho criminals, ns chief of tho
guard to keep tbo prisoners. Tho next
was tho appointing of tliu following pur
sons to compose Williams' guard, to-wit:
Luther Clunager, a brother of the greatest
desperado of all tliu culprits; also, John
A. llowderi, a relative of onu of thu possu;
also Salomon Aired, thu father of one of
them, together w.ith C. T. Hendrick, n
relative of ono oftlio criminals. Time,
with Green A. Curne., Joseph Reid,
Dvo T. Walleli, Daw Finloy, and Jack
Rotchy, compeso thu guard. All tiiis be
ing done Judgu .May adjourned thu court
to meet to-duy at 0 o'clock a. in,
AKMISO TI1K l'lUfON-KlSS.
Tho reason why Judgu May postp mcd
holding the court lust week is now evident
to all, as tliu prisoners, although disbanded
us militia by Governor Hudley when up
licro ten or twelve uays ago, or wlien hu
pretended to disband them, havo sinco all
teen well armed with tliu most approved
und improved muskets. On last Saturday
two cases ol arms were sent out Irom Lit
tle Ruck on thu Fort Smith and Liltlu
Rock railroad to Perry 'a station, the
terminus of thu road. Dodson, in tliu
open tacu of day, tent u wagon to taku
charge of said arms. Thu arms aru said to
have been consigned to Deputy SlieriH'
AVilliams, through Dodson took chargo of
Thus wo seo how Governor lladloy dis
banded this militiii, who hud killed two
harmless prisoners, and afterward took a
great deal of valuable prniwrty from
Colonel Potts and others. A o seo theso
' DUKADFUL W1SKTC11KS
thus armed by tho State authorities; wo
seu Judgu May selecting friends and
rehitieves of tho present pretended
prisor.ers for the purposu of guarding
them; we seo Judgu .May also appointing,
in thu first place, C. A. Brown, of this
place, Sheriir pro turn, and giving to him
instructions lo arrest till tho posso but
Dodson, Hlckox, Stuart und Williams,
thus excepting thu very leaders; aud so
llnd these ring leaders claiming thu right
to goon thu bend of thu prisoners, claiming
that they had u private understanding
with Judgu May allowing them to run ut
largo und to imiku out bonds for their
accomplices in crime. These men claim to
havo entered into the contract, as they
called it, with Judgo May us staled above.
This much of the
has already been acted out. To-day un
other act in thu I'urcu will bu played.
What that will be anybody with half uu
eye cn sue. Thu furco will end with the
acquittal of Williams, Dodson and the
pu-su they had with them.
In making thu abovu statement of facts
wu givu them us they aru told us by thosu
who havu witnessed everything. They uro
believed by our people. A senso uf in
security pervudes every busom in con
sequence. Wu aru informed thut most of
thu best citizens ol Pope huvu lull the
county; that tho friends of the llub-s and
Mr. 'lucker will not appear ns witnesses
ugaiusl the Sherlll' and his posso.
T1IK l'KIbO.VEIl-) KKLKAfKH.
Thu next day, yesterday, ufter tho ubovo
was published, Uiekox, Dodson, Williams
and their posses who shot thu prisoners
were arraigned, waived an examination
nnd wei'. released, thu Urst three, on llvu
thousand dollars bail and thu remainder
on llvu hundred do'lurs. The court issued
nn order for thu arrest of Captuiu Bany,
editor of thu Diirdanello (Yell county)
Transcript, clmrgul with contempt ol
court for publishing thu above urliolu
Hu was ordered to report at Russelvllle,
in nn adjoining county, at thu regular
term of next week.
Parties Irom Durdunollo say Barry shall
not report as ordered without his free
consent. Fears aru being entertained thut
lie win lie killed. Warrants alto issued
for tho arrest of forty citizens, charged
with un attempt to assassinate Demitv
Sherill' Williams und with treason ngumst
uio otitic, J no most intense excitement
iruvuils, and many of thu best citizens
;uvu already lull tho county.
A SHOUT SHRIFT, AND A ROPE
EN Ds Til li CA RKER OF A CON
F ESSE I) MURDERER AT
Till". JAIL ATTACKED AND BAT
TERED IN ItY THE 1NFUBI
A TED MOB.
Kansas Citv, Mo., July 27. Tho
'Times' of this morning has ilull report
of tliu hanging ol Junius Sht-.rpu by a mob
at Wnrrciiblurg, Mo., on Friday morning,
sliarpo hud contested thu murder of John
Erskinu it week or I wo ago, and was in jail
at Wiirrcnsburg awaiting trial. An at
tempt wn Hindu on tliu Juil last Monday
night, which wus succetstiiily resisted by
tho fchurilT. but about li o'clock Friday
morning tho attempt was renewed, Thu
slieriU'.liud juovl led it potto, mid' upon tho
approach of tho mob eudeitvoicd to dis-
suuilu lllef.l, telling them that
Til K LAW CltOfLl) TAKE I'lN CO IT Its K.
The leaders of tl u mob replied that tlioy
bi.d couiu for Shiirpu and must imvu liiiu;
that they did not wish to molest thuitlieritf
hut lie must get out of thmr way. Tliey
represeiiti d themselves as tho leading citi
zens from all over thu county aud were un
masked; tlieio wus no excitement, but
they were orderly and determined. Alter
thu puity had been tefused udinlttulicu by
tli hlicritt; thu muli divided and attacked
tho Jail In both front and rear nnd Inn
short time succeeded in effecting
A llllKACIt IS THE WALI.P.
By nit ana of Iron bars and battening
rams they then wrenched tho doors oil'
fciliarpe 8 cell, broke Jus shackles with n
cold chisel and taking him out placed him
nhout onu nnd a half miles from tho town.
There, the mob formed in n circle around
n trcu and soon had
A HOPE A 110 UNO MIAUPJ'.'s NECK,
with ono und over n limb. Tlioy then
asked him If ho hail anything to say. Ho
confessed having murdered Erskluc, but
denied that ho murdered Guluhcr. Ho
wus cool und stoical and met his falo with
out showing tho least signs of trepidation,
Ho was then swung off and the mob dis
persed. In tho morning u coroner's In
quest was held, and tho verdict whs hu
camn to lils dentil by hanging from the
hands of persons unknown. His body
win delivered lo his family, which con
sists of a wifu und threo children. Tho
mob numbered about three hundred nnd
mndo no attempt ut conceaimtnt; there
wus no excitement attending or following
thu oecui rence.
THE KDSALL MUltDEU.
THE MYSTERY CLEARED AWAY.
ILLICIT LOVE AT THE BOTTOM OF
Ciiioaoo, July 27. A littlo past threo
on tliu morning of the 7ih of October Inst,
Burton Edsall of the firm of Hurlburt .V
Edsall, druggists, was shot dead at tho loot
of Ins stairs at Ills residence on Washing
ton Place, in thu north division of thucity,
Mr. Edsall wits u gentlemen of promi
iicnco iu buiness nnd fashionable circles,
and thu manner of his death excited it
deep interest, which was greatly increased
by tho apparently tinsolvablo mystery in
which it was shrouded." There
weru threo theories regarding this death:
One, that hearing burglars In ills house hu
had started down stairs to protect his
propeity, and had been murdered by tbo
thieves, who afterward escaped ; another,
that iu his pursuit of tliu burglars hu bud
accidentally shot himself ; it third, that ho
had committed suicide. At tliu inquest
tho jury wero divided between the two
former theories, the lutter"tlicory not hav
ing muny adherents. Tho mailer hud
Hourly passed out o,f mind ns onu of tho
criniiniils mysteries ofthueiiv, never to bu
Recently, however, sorito very startling
developments huvo been made. Tho mat
ter has been in tho bunds of it skilled de
tective, und his pi.tient labor hns resulted
in working out a grtut crimu. No arrests
have yet been mudc, but uro likely to fol
low soon. The developments tllecttially
explode theories of suieiih and accidental
shooting, and prove conclusively thut Mr
Edsall was assassinated, his murder being
tliu roull of illicit intercourse long con
tinued, und criminates several women
servant and others of tho household.
Thu numo of the murderer is not given,
but it is known to huvo been n paramour
of one of tho female occupants of tin- lioiio.
The expo'uro creates great excitement,
showing that the ctime is tho direct out
growth of free-love and in a quarter where
it would least huvu been expected.
ORIGIN OF PLANTS.
Pens are of Egyptian origin
Celery originutud in Germany.
The chestnut ctmu from ltuly.
Tliu onion originated iu Egypt.
Thu nettle comes from Europe.
Tobacco is u nutivu of Virginia.
I've originally came from Siberia.
Thu citron is u nutivu plant of Greece.
The poppy originated somewhere iu tho
Tho pino is it nativo of America.
The mulberry originatol in Persia.
Oats originated in tliu North of Africa.
Purloy was first known iu Sardinia.
Tho pear und apple nru from Europu.
Spinach was first cultivated in Arabia.
Tho sunflower was brought from Peru.
Tho walnut und peueli came from Persia.
The horse-chestnut is a nutivo of Thibet
The ouciimbci came from East Indies.
Tho radish originated iu China and
A SAD CASE.
An eminent lawyer in .Southwestern
Iowa, a snort time since, while vehement
ly and eloquently advocating ids client's
cause beforo u jury, und recounting her
many wrongs, declared that her sull'erings
wuru loo griuvous to bo borne, und that,
in consequence, in tho silent midnight
watches, the busy scenes of tho day being
hushed, she wept until tho lueteal fiuid
flowed iu streams thut submerged her
Dr. Arlidi;c, ono of tbo pottery inspec
tors iu Stutlurdshire, has put forth a sens
ible protest against it pernicious custom
which rarely receives sufficient attention
either from tho medical profession or from
tho public. Ho says that tho women of
thu working elus-en muku tea u principal
urtielu of diet instead of an occusionul be
vuragu; they drink it several times it day,
und thu result Is it lamentable amount of
tickness. This is no doubt thu case, und,
as Dr. Arlidge remuiks, n portion of thu re
forming zeal which keeps up such n lively
warfare against intoxie tting drinks might
advantageously bo diverted to the repres
sion ol'thls very serious evil of tei -tippling
among tho poorer classes. Ten in any
thing beyond moderate quantities is us
distinctly it narcotic iiolsou us is t plum or
alcohol. It is cnpublu of ruining thu
digestion, of infuobllng and disordering
thu heart s action, and of generally shatter
ing thu nerves. Seribiter's fur Augutt.
Thekk appears to bu u question of ver
acity between Senator Sciiuii. and Gene
ral GitANT relative to tho bribo Giiant
oll'ered thu former if hu would support the
Sun Domingo treaty. In it'.y such onto
tliu public will huvo no hesitancy whom
lo boliuvu. Thuy remember Unit Gkant
once had it controversy involving personal
veracity with President Aniiiuw John,
on. Tho seven members of thu Cabinet
wero present when tliu nilsuiidurstaiiding
aroo They were appealed to, nnd every
one of thorn Hiistulucd Johnson, und put
GitANT ill the position either of having a
treacherous memory or nf having statod a
willful falsehood. His character for truth
Is not high. It can bu proven thut hu
madu tho sumo overtures to other Senutors
An editor In Victoria, Australia, snys;
"Tho puoplo in this region havu become so
virtuous and wulWbuhhvod, that It is im
possible for us to niiike an interesting dully
paper. Wo hear thut a blilp load of con
victs is on tho way to our virtuous port,
and wo look for greater activity in our
local news department u soon us its pas
sengers shall get fuirly ashoro."
Tlio carpet-baggers' chorus In thus
identified by un exchange.;
And we'll steal the bottom dollar
From the laud we Into best,
Shouting thu battle cry ol' steal 'em.
A Texas Judgo lately decided that bad
cooking on tliu part of n wife wus good
rfiifon-for granting tho husband it divorce.
Our ml vice to Tuxun indies get it good
supply of Burnett's steam cooking vessels
Our Home Advertisers.
lltilclir-r and Denier In sill klntlN 1'rmli
CoitMa NinrtrcNTii Ann l'orr.AK fjiurtts,
Buys nnd slituglittrn only tho sery lost cuttle,
in.nd for tresli mcut fruin ono pound to ten
,..'.uii.. i', u.,n. (Iff-ZUU,
a i. tHAi.n in
Eimmt Street, Between Wanhinoton
and Commercial Avenueh,
Adjiiliiltiit ItrtciiliuiiHC hikI llmiiiy's).
Keep the best or Ili-el, Pork, .Million Vt-ill.
IjsiiiIi, Sii.nx, eto nil ar prepared 10 sirte
eitiaotis in tho most nici-ptinlH mnnnor.
It . SM Y T JL & CO.,
VV HOLES ALE GROCERS,
OA I It O. ILLINOIS.
Also, ki-.i rnn-lnnlly on IisnJ a mnil cum
l-lrtn sti.ek of
SOOTOIl AND IltlSIl WHISKIES
(1 I N ,
I on, .Maderia, Sherry and Catawba W ines
R.tMYTII A CO. sell i.-in-lpy for eh, In
, which f.u't tlx-ir unite tho csjn;Ul slt-ii.
Mount close Lirvmn bu) srs.
SKcmt attention qhen to rilling Orders
If. M. IIULKN,
GItOCEll and CONFECTION
And Dealer in Foreign l-'ruits &XutH,
No. 13-1 ConniiercKil-ave.,
WI.M.S. AMI I.HttlllUM.
V . M. STOCK V h ET H ,
sctcissoit to rotitt . niK-rtTii
llrcllfjrc-r mill Wliolesitlt. Drnlrr Iu
I'ori-lKii mail IIouh hIIc
WINES AND LIQUOIlsS.
No. 02 Ohio Levee,
Hi: keeps on IimmI oiistsiitly a full sti-e's c,l
Old KntiieVv lluurl.on, llvo mid Mononts
U Vlill,lt-, Krilieli liriiiillrs, llulUbd (l:n.
Itliini nml OllfornlH Wines intl
viioiisAii mi kitiil nitiira iv
IWIXES AND L1QU0KS-I
Ami proprietor of new and spcudld
No.T.'i OHIO i.kvei:,
CAIRO, - - - ILLINOIS,
Keep eon-tuiitlv on hand the choicest of
AVIne- ami t.lipiors, which he will sell at the
very lowest figures. Call aud examine.
For fc'alo at Wholesale c Ilctail
COIt.NEIl :12l)-STIlF.r.T AND OHIO I.EVEk
l. OAMItl K
Henry II Meyer. William Stoner.
EXCELS I O It !
MKYKU & STONER,
House, Sljjn nml tpiunlio.it
Decorating III Oil or Water t'nlor : Kalzo
lllllllllL' llllil l'alier IIidl-Iiil-: (iialnliiL' anil
Jlnrldelng or eery desi-rlpiion; (Hiding in
every style, plain and ormiiuental.
i-ariicuiiiraiientioii pant to liia-t (illillng.
Ordcrt solicited lor Scenery, fresco and
Haulier raintlmr. Fiinev Glass. .Show ('arils.
Gild, l'lalii and uriiameiital.
Uaiiitttlie Miop ami examine our work.
Old riclures reiiuwed or copied, .Satisfac
J5TAII work entrusted to our rare will ho
promptly attended to,
Shop Iu Thomas's: old stand under the
Perry House, corner Commercial uvo. and
fth street. lt-.
NEW LIVERY STABLE
11KTWKE.N WAMl'.V AVENUE ANIi WALNUT
Or. II. K. Kiel. In Infoims tlio puUic Hint ho Iiiih
l i v i: n y s t a n l k,
on tho northwest side of Tenth stroct ns named
Ills Kinbleit vt 111 lie fiunliilieil wuh lion but the
AND GOOD VEHICLES.
nml (tic puliliu miiy no n commn.lntci nt nil lionrs
of IIih ilnv nnd uiKUt wlih M teams on the LOW.
Jlr I'lt-lds iisKh a Mine ol pulillo pntroMKe,
nml will enilonvor to merit It by fnlr denhnc noil
strict Mienuon to business,
WOOU I WOOD I I WUOJJII
Theiinilersi(!iie-l will furnish
HARD AND DRY WOOD
Asi Clienii, II nnl lieiiier
had any wood dealer In Cairo. Leave orders
oil Ihu slates at the l'o-tolllcu and at Rush,
con! yard, on Commercial ueniie, between
'lentil und twelllh streets, Cairo. Illinois. I
give good measure and will cord tho wood
up if desired.
aujlO-tf DENNIS HALEY.
Our Homo Advertisers.
Clinrlerwt Mnrcti si, met.
CITY NiVTlOKAL HANK, CAIKO
ii. llYHI.ul1, 6cretarr and Treasurer.
P. M. IliacLAT,
P. It. Htwiti...
It II. CtKXIKJHASl,
I'AIL o. Hciieii,
11. r. JIALLIbAT,
J. M. PniLLir.
Deitoelteol sttiir AMosstslRtsrelveelfroM
Test Cram vpwarda.
iJiIflT p,M 0D ' rof six
percent, per annum. March 1st nnd Beplem-
a ! ly.! n principal of Hie deposits, thereof
K'Tlnit them eiinioiiiid Interest.
MAItllIl.il WOHE.V AND CIIILDBEN MAY
'TII.T rur CA1 UIAW IT.
eer. Iihsii-s tJi.jr trnrii a.m. lo.1 n.rn..
a.i.i -Mliir.y eyoniLK lor HAVl.Sri DKPOSITft
un:), Ir.itM 8 ! ii'.-lM'k.
vt '" W. HTHI.il, TreAsnrer.
I UK C'lTY NATIONAL
W. I'. IIAI.1.IIIAY. President ;
1JK.NKY h. HALLIDAY, Vice-President:
A. II.HAKKOItl), Cuhler;
WALTF.lt HY8LOP. Assistant Cuhler.
Htaatn TAtLoa. JUsrar II. Ccksimhasj,
llssar 1.. It m.v U. I, II
fit". I) Williamson' BririisK Hied '
A. II. KArronu.
lUchitnur. i'olit ami t'nllnl Nlnlea
IKiniln Kotiicht nt Nnlil.
KPllSITH recel.ed, nnd . Keoersl Uukln
FIRST NATIONAL liANK
OANIKI, I1UI1P, rs.ldeoli
UOHKKT. .HI. .'.I -.., v.. I lot
U..N. IlUfiUES. Cnshler.
COLLECTIONS l'EOMlTLY MADE.
EXCIIANflE, coin, Unk not-s nnd United
Statea Ktcurltle bounlit and told.
Inl-r-l Allnwet nn Tim rts-iwlt..
iiuuhn. ha si ii. rrci
W. W. THORNTON'S.
BUILDERS' SUPPLY DEPOT
13J TENTH 8TKEET,
Doors, NSMh, Bllsidw. MonldlUM.
EaveUal tens, (wood) Wladowtuid Uoor
rrnuiee, 1'loorlnp;, Latb,
NlilnKle. UlHard HRh, Ulamed Hide
I.tthtu, Ulitscd Trnuaouii,
Naab Wclshte, Haali Palllee sutd Oatnla
llllud I'lutealuira, HooHdk
Fell, HooMusr Oiucut, IMaalerlua;
l'Icr, Cnrpet Velt, Willie
J.rrul, IJusiml Oil, American Window
OlttMM, KiikIIhIi andl'reueb
I'lale UIuon, lulljr, U!alvr'a Folate
Newer l'lpeia Pitteut Valuiueye,
AOKNTM for Hock Klrei Pper Compnny'
tiluailniiir KeltHUd Ijuitrtt Cenipnt
n. W John'k Improved Kouttnu alwajr. on
OAIHO CITY HOOK BINDKItVT
JOHN II. OIIEKI.Y tfc t'O.,
Uulletiu Building, corner of 1 2th
btrcot mid M'usliington uvenuo,
All kin-la of Illndlncnnd HuIidk done at the
ery lowest iirlee. lUvinK enKed tho nervi
ces of Sir. lluelit, wlio nun had many r
expeneuce in one of iwst ninderien offcit. Louis,
(o siiperiutend llils t-aialilislimenl, we cnn cnn
NdeDily prnmlseoiir atroiis worK equal t Uis'
ol nnv Hinderv In w west.
CAIRO CITY COAL
U prepared to supply eiiitonier with the best
PITTSBURG AND ILLINOIS
OKHKIIS left at llnllidar Uro. offlee, 70 OHIO
I.KVKK, or nt the I oal Tsrd below the Ut.
Charles- Hotel, will receive prompt attention.
THE TUG "MONTAIIK" willWlog cokUlonit
to steamers at any hour.