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PUBLICATION OFFiCK. WASHINGTON
LOCALS OF THE WEEK.
KoiiUED IjoHIu'h till of about $75.
Tub county court ndjournod Friday.
Candidate nro unlet. Wait a '.Ittlo
Itcmoinber tlm iililros this p. in,, 4:30
shurii, nt Winter' Mock.
The (Jrceloy barbucuo at Unliy, noxl
Saturday mutt not bo forgotten.
A Greeley club Is to bo organized in
this city during tho present week.
Iiik moonlight light excursion on tho
Kckert Friday night wns n lino allalr.
Tin: Cairo Odd-Fellows aro talking 1
out nn oncampmcnt to bo established i
Tut: Henry Ames steamer was aground
In tho Mlslslppl opposite Cairo at noon
The piano of tlio I.on tio Acadnuv was
...u.uu nc(inoiiayiiigiii,niHi won i.y.Mrs.
M.J. jlnwley. .
Thomas Wilson it at .Springfield at-
tending tint session of tho Stato Hoard of 1
L I f .f . 1
-Saddle nnd hurries! slioji aro In demand
in Ciilro. Two now ones havu opened
within tho past wok or two.
The colored folks, of tho Bradley coterie,
b-irbocuo on the i!0ih in tho locust grovo
(two trees) near tlio eii'tom homo.
Tun weather during tho llrst days of I
last week was oppressive) hot. Friday '
and .Saturday wero pastj,y pleasant.
McIIai.K only amounts that Greeley j
ha' on Htalo itcraslons. It ! visible on
Sundays, and high political timet-. !
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C.UEI- of i olieo Myer. horse, or one of j
liis hur..... ran away S.turday afternoon,
and ral)o. quite a commotion In tho city.
A (ireuley man living near Thebes In '
this county, is anxious to bet a half intjret '
n a caw-mill
tl.at Greeley will be elect-
TlieitK will bo a meeting ot tlio direc
tors of the Cairo and St. i.mi 1!. R. Coin,
pany In this city, on 'lni-dav neit,
Wit. McFeteiis, of Santa IV. bcito-
fore an cnthusia'tic Republican, refuses I
to become a Rtdlenl, and Is now support
Tin: tempnrattiro for a few da) s pat
has been fjulto even, the thermometer
standing at 83" In tlm sbnde and about
t2 In tho un.
Rev. Coa.v will return to his flock
.September In. Kev. Thayer at tho 1'rcs
bytcrian church to-day, and Rev. Thomp
son at tho Methodist.
(5r.EENfc Wood advertisu this morning
for bids to furnish lumber, labor, etc, to
build their proposed corn mill. See ad-
vertUment In another colun.n.
The rcjMirt tlmt ttio editor of Tin: IIul
LF.ti.v ha taken to street preaching is a
slander. Our religious zeal flnds vent in
the pious column of this devout paper.
Rev. .Mr. Iloerig, from .loiiosboro, will
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preach in tho German Lutheran church
to-day, being tho first tlmo of holdin
service since tho building underwent re"
Se.vatou Lou an addressed a very largo
meeting, In which the colored element pre
dominated largely, in this city on Tues
day night. A ynop$N of tlio sp.-erh will
be found elsewhere.
The lower crossing, at Greenfield's land
ing, within tho corporate limits of tho city,
is said to bo tho most dangerous pluco on
the Mississippi river. At Bird s bend tho
Col. Wood and Mr. K. W. G recti pro
pose to build n corn-mill In this cltv.
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ahcj nro dowi energetic i.tmnoss men, anu
m.inonci mo grass grow tincn-r tneir
feet in this enterprise.
A tjiiki' tried to break into tlm residence
of Mr. Kd. Halliday Friday night. Ho
wascaUL'ht its tlio act l v Mr. HhIHcIkv
and punished by n bi-atiiig with a Hub. i
lie is now in tlio county Jail.
A. tired clorlc in n groenry store a
young nmn desirous of having evenings at
liis own disposal, files hi pea for early
closing in our columns this morning. Hu
is very sound on this quetion.
Mn. M.J. IIowley, City Clerk, don't
deny tho soft Impeachment Unit ho has
been urged to becomo a candidato for
Circuit Clerk. But will ho? Pause, be
foro you leap, young man.
Wi: return our thanks to Mr. anil Mrs.
Pitcher for a box of most excellent grapes
from their farm nt Villa Ridge. Our
thanks, aro nLo duo soma kind but un
known friend for two boxos of very lino
TnoiAn Mkeiian.ii peaceable drayman,
was assaulted by two roughs on Wednes
day, and soriou.ly wounded by being hit
on tlio head with n stone, Hung by ono of
tho drunken rusf... Tlioy woro arrested,
and fined $'J0 ami costs, each.
AT tho Normal School Saturday, tho
exercises consiueu cnielly of a review of
tho instructions given during tho past two
weeks. Theru woro only fifteen touchers
present when wo wuro there Tlio session
will continuo two weoks longer.
Santa Fe, in this county, was lately
disturbed by a drunken crowd of Grant
men, who raised u polo and a row at ono
and thofamo tlmoj swallowed fivo or tlx
kegs of beer, cursed and swore, fought
and llred pistols, and lohavod llko good
Itadlcnh and true.
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Tii'ekk is in Cairo only ono Domocrat
who is not for Greeley, and ho says nobody
Is justified In assorting that ho won't vote
for " tho old wretch." This Democrat is
disrespectful, but ho will probably como
up to tho rackt and cat Liborn! fodder on
olectlou day. '
want every thing, tod wilt give nothing.
Thli Imputation does Injustice to tha lib
erallty of the down-towners.
Busimms in tha city hat been very
brisk during the past week, considering the
time of year. Our merchant aru obtain.
Ing a aatUfactory amount of trade, all the
mechanics aro busy, there is demand for
town lots and many now and very tubttan
tlal business houses are being erected,
i Mast of tho books of tho public school
i library wore taken out some tlmo ago, and
! not returned. No correct record of tho
! numni nrilm Utrnpi t. . ! .. I.--- 14
... . - ...nw.w uarillg KVLIfc, it
was difficult to get them back : but an ap-
peal "to tbo public" had the desired efloct,
andthogreaUr number of tho lost books
.,, i1(i, .t,i..
llr.v. U. H. TitAYcn will deliver a dit-
k - ourso this morning in the Presbyterian
church upon the following subject: "TJo
WoM "r nkonneM."
ln tbo eT,)nlnK w ,UM'
ject will be:
"Popular Amusements. Aro they luno-
1 O.v Tuesday morning last, tho local of
I The Uullktin the local who serves to
our hungry roaders the profound, the spicy,
and tho humanitarian ltmi tht lr.pt
on Tuesday morning, we say, announced
to tho world the Important "fact that the
common housefly Is a carrior of disease,
Shoo fly. don't boder me I
We aro pleased to learn from Judge
' Itrois that tho new road from here to
Mound City l a very good Job, and a
' credit to the contractor, Mr. Leandcr
Alley. It will, when tho grading is
completed, prove to to the best road in
Southern IllinoK Tha bridge over the
Cache Is not considered worth the moving.
and a new one will have to be built at the
Joiix Oladnet, a negro or right good
'"" spoken of as the true-blue Radical
Grant candidate tor Sheriff of Alexander
county. Gladney could not bo olected,
but ho could oht In more votes than any
whUy 1U(ca) j,u wi not though
Tho whit0 Radicals of Cairo allow tho
bUrk lUdicals to vot, but not to run for
otlice. Tho white fellows do the running,
T,IC.V wl" cl'her frighten John off, or give
hi,n twonty-Bvo cents to stand back.
TitK Hoard of Alderman met Mouday
evening last, read several ordinance and
passed a string of bills as long as your
arm, and adjourned. On Tuesday night,
road tho ordinances the second time, and
adjourned. Wednesday night, the select
council met, read ordinances, adopted
one and alloweJ flfteea yards of bills. A
! joint session oi tun ti:v Council was con-
i vened on the same night on the side walk
question. After gazing at each other a
little while, and taking a little to no pur
pose, tho Fathers went home.
James. JmiNhON, Esq, of the I. C. R.
I'. , visited Prtducah last week and neg
lected to Inform us of tho fact. His visit
was with tho intention of bringing his
powers of persuas on to bear npon Len
Fuxon, and induce that amiable but rath
er sinful gentleman to refrain from the
flowing bowl. He didn't succeed. Len
argued so powerfully on the other side
that Johnson will no doubt fall from
grace and withdraw from the temperance
society of which ho is now the bright
Mn. I'. 11. l'orc has announced himself,
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, whoi poiiea on
election ilay.a candidate for Cointv At
torney. Hij is now (or was vesterdav
rnUK) in tho country beaming upon i
tho electors, making tbo Radicals as
straight as a string, and endeavoring to
convince tho Democrats and Liberals that
Wobb is not the man they want, that in
Pope's small but noblo framo Is to be
found all tho qualities of heart aid brain
that commend a good man to good men
like Democrats and Liborals. Sly puss,
Mr. Bailey S. Harrell, one of the
the old-timers of Cairo, hat concluded to
rcmovo hence, and pitch bis tent at Cleves,
Ohio. Wo regret to lose Mr. Harrell,
but the inflexible belief that he cannot re
main away from bis old home modifies
our grief. He is as suro to come back at
WHtCr is to seek its level. You raiebt at
well ask a duck to stav out of the water,
and oxpoct to bo oboyed ; you might as
well expect our friend, Pope, to refuse an
otlice, or Grant to go back on a present, a
brother-in-law or a bull pup, or Munn to
toll the truth, or Logan to not lie, or
Cairo negro tohave sense enough to break
away from tho cliquo's leading string,
you might ah well believe any unreasonable
and prepostorous assertion, as beliove that
Bailey Harrell can permanently remain
away from Cairo.
We call tho attention or the drunkards
of the city, tome of whom wo class among
our misguided frlonds, to the fact that Rev.
Mr. Thayor will preach this morning on
"Tho Woes of Drunkenness." All our
efforts to win tho entire population of the
city from tho Mowing bowl have been in
vain, and wo aro glad to received a recruit
liko Mr. Thayer in our whisky-suppressing
efforts. But our labors have not
boun all in vain, and we point, in tbo
proud consciousness of having done our
duty well, to tho fact that among all our
lawyort only two get drunk, and they only
occasionally ;that among all our merchants
there is not a confirmed sot and only a
tew who tako in excess of the glass that
cheers; that our mechanics are sober, our
saloon keepers pinks of tobriety, and oven
wo editors, tempted at wo are constantly,
resist tho impulso to drink on most oc
casions, and consequently become drunk
very infrequently. Wo hope, however,
that all tho drunkards in the city may
hear and profit by the eloquont words Mr.
Thayor will speak to-day.
OHARACTKR and STABILITY.
Tho Traveler's Insurance Company, of
Hartford, is tha oldost accident insurance
company in America it was the first to
roduco tho business to a practical system,
and ofldr ils advantages! to the American
people. It has won a reputation for
prompt paymont of all just claims, and for
energy and ability of management. Tha
bonofits paid to policy holders average
seven hundred dollars per day, for every
day of tho past eight years. Safford,
Morris Candoe represent the Traveler.
Wb have received the following note
from a patriotic Greeley girl of thli city :
Cairo, Ills., August 17, 1872.
Ma. John H. Oberly.
Sir: May I tako the liberty to ask a few
questions ? I am a girl only twelve years
of ago, and perhaps they may appear ri
diculous in your sight, but I am in earnest.
The drat of theso is:
"Why don't the citizens of Cairo get up
a Greeley ratification meeting 7
2. Why don't they have a Greoley flag?
Mound City baa one, and if as little a
place as Mound City can havo ono why
cannot Cairo havo one too 7
Now I havo proposition to make.
If you will, through the influ
ence of your paper, get the citlrens
of Cairo to get a ball and speak
ere, I will go round and get money
enough to buy and make a now Oreoley
flat, and present it In person.
Now, Mr. Oberly, I dare say all this
looks ridiculous to you, and, If it does, you
can drop it and say nothing more about it.
Yours Respectfully, M. C.
"Why, bare Is a girl teaching tho whool
horses energy. Get up, gentlomen 1
The following circular, just Issued,
shows that the Mobile and Ohio railroad
company "mean business," aud propose to
All the gap between Cairo and Columbus
without any unnecessary delay. Col.
Fleming is a man of remarkahle on orgy,
and the work in his hand will not sleep:
Office Ken. and Tknn. It. it..
Mobile, Ala., auk. m. is--1
The Kentucky and Tennosce railroad
company il 'sire to contract for the construc
tion of their road from ColumtitiK. Kv.. to
Fillmore City, on the Ohio river opposite
the city of Cairo, Illinois, a distance of
about twentv-one miles. The road runs up
the valley of the Mlsnlnnlppl river, and for
me greater pan or it lengin win require
heavy embankments, trestle work, and pile
Maps, nrotllcs, specifications. andany other
imorraauon, may ne ouiaincu in tins omcc
after the flrt ofsentemhernexl. The work
Is required to lie completed within tlx
montna alter toe raiincation oi the contract,
bhu in wormy oi me mention oi large con
tractors. L. J. Flemish,
Chief Eng. Ken. A Tena. U. R.
ATTENTION, SIR KNIGUTSt
Tbero will be a regular conclave of
Cairo Commandery No. 13, K T., at the
aslyum on Monday evening, the lttth Inst.
Every Sir Knight is requested to be pres
ent, as business of importance will come
beforo tbo commandery. Sojourning Sir
Knights courteously invitod.
By ordor of 1. W. Barclay, E. C.
Between Mound City and Cairo, or in
Cairo, an envelope containing Aetna Life
Insurance recolpts and papers of no value
except to myself. Any person flndinc
same will confer a favor and bo suitably
rowarded by leaving it at the office of Dr
Wardner, Cairo. III.
U-w. Geo. K. Lounsuury.
e. jk w. budek's jewelry and
Messrs. K. fc W. Buder, Jewelers, etc.,
have enlarged and newly fitted up their
fine new store on Washington avenue,
corner of Eighth street. It presents an
other testimonial of what can be done in
Cairo by skill, industry and persever
ance. FIVE LAROE 3U0W CACEIS
on tho main counters are filled with a
large variety of ladies' and gentlemen's
gold and silver watches, gold chains,
brooches, bracelet, gold rings set with
diamonds, topazes, amethysts and other
precious stones of the purest water and of
the latest styles; also, lockets, sleevo
buttons, wedding and mourning rings, or
naments of all kinds; solid silver and sil
ver plated ware, including tabic and tea
spoons, fish knives, butter knives, fruit
knives, ladles, gold pens, silver cigar and
card cases, etc.
of all kinds, violins, violinrelloa, flutes of
all kinds, valve trumpets, banjos, guitars ;
strings used for all stringed instruments
of the best quality.
HACK or THE COUNTER
are arranged a large number of clocks
plain and ornamental, chimney shelves, or
namental time-pieces of elogant patterns
and at pricet to suit all classes ot custom
ers. THREE LAROE GLASS WALL 8TAXDB,
of excellent workmanship are ranged on
one tide of their extensive store, contain
ing a beautiful assortment of silver toa
sett, coffee and tea pott, ice-pitchers, gob
lets, cake-batkets of elegant design
and workmanship ; also presentation
sett. Back of the sales room is tho
in which they ompluy seven skilled hands
in tbo manufacture oi Jowolry of various
devices. There aro threo sots of rollers
for making rings, also crucibles for molt
ing bullion, polishing Initio, and all neces
sary mechanism for Jowelry work, cameos,
sardonics, ammonites, aqua marine, lapez
lazuli, malachite, topaz, rubies, and other
stones, set in ringt, neck ornaments, brace
lets, etc., to any style desired. Messrs.
Budert are also agents for
UAUIR'S AND KNABE'S CCLEURATED l'l
ANOS AND OKOAN8,
which cannot be excelled for tone, dura
bility or beauty of construction.
They have just purchased and put in
place one of Macneal and Urban's large
sized combination safes.
On the 2d day of September 1809, they
were burnt out, being only partly inture'd.
They have this year added two brick
buildings, and their place of business is
now 00 feet by 60. Their handsome storo
is a credit to the city of Cairo, and tho
firm merit theominont success they have
attained. Their Increased businett facili
ties will add to their reputation and pat
ronago in no small degree.
Safford, Morris & Candee, Agts.
Tbo Traveler's Inturanco Company in
sures against accidents causing bodily in
jury or lots of life, guaranteeing the pay
ment of a stated sum por week, from $3 to
$50, if the accident wholly disables tho
person insured from labor or business
(not to exceed twenty-six weeks for any
one accident); or the payment of the
principal sum insured, from $500 to $10,
U00, if the Injury cause death within three
months, at an annual cost of $5 to $10 $1
$1,000. Hazardous risks are charged
higher rates, but the rates named include
the great body of professional, business
working or traveling men.
Safford, Morris & Candke,
Agts. for Cairo an
SFCCIAL MEET1NQ OF THE CITY COUN-
CIL, CALLED II V THE MAYOR.
COUNCIL CHAMBER. )
Cairo, Ills., Aug. h, 1872. J
Present His Honor Mayor Lansden
and Cunningham, Metcalf, Phillls, Rear
den, Robinson, Safford, Schuh, Seate,
Stratton, Taylor, Walder and Wood 13,
The following ordinance was submitted
by tho mayor, and on motion of Councilman
Taylor, read by tha clerk, viz .
Providing lor the construction of certain
sddcwalks, ami the reconstruction or
renewal of other sidewalks therein men
tioned. Be It ordained by the city council of the
city of Cairo.
Section 1. That sidewalks be contnictcd
on the following named streets, to-wit :
On the easterly side of Washington
Avenue, ln front of Iota numbered Eighteen
(IS), Nineteen (10), Twenty (20) mid Twenty
one (21), In Block numbered Twenty-four
(24), on said easterly side from the northerly
line of snld lot numbered Eighteen (18)
produced, to the tine fixed by ordinance as
the outer edge of the sidewalks constructed
or to be constructed on the southerly side ol
Seventh street In said cltv : '
On the northerly side o'f Sixth street from
Waihington aentic to Jefferson avenue.
On tho northerly side ofCros street from
Washington avenue to Walnut street, to
connect with the sidewalks on those street.
On the west side of Commercial avenue
In front of lots numbered One (1), Two (2),
Three (3), Four (41. Five (."). aud Six (8), In
Block numbered Twcntv (20).
On the Mouth side ol 'Tenth (10th) street
from walnut to Cedar street (on Jefferson
.Section 2. .Said sidewalks. except thone
on lb and Crows street, shall be laid to the
grade now established. The sidewalks on
(5th and C'ros street shall belaid, the former
three feet and the latter two feet below said
irrade ; but where the natural ground Is less
than three feet below grade on 6th street, or
two feet on Cro street, the sidewalks there
on shall be laid on the surface without
SECTION 3. Said sidewalks shall be
constructed as follows, to-wit : They shall be
six leet wide upon the top, except on said
avenues where they shall be seven feet wide,
the head or top covering to be of white oak
boards or planks two Inches thick and not
more than eight Inches wide, the Inside line
of the coveting to be four feet distant from
the ftont line of the lota, except on said ave
nue where It shall be five feet distant,
aald hoards or plank to be laid crosswise
with the sidewalk and firmly s-ct and well
sp ked on with at least six twenty-penny
nail In each board or plank, to three stringers
of not les than three Inches thick six Inches
wide firmly net on edge and well spiked on
to sills, or cross ties, not less than three inch
es wide by nix Inched thick, placed croswisc
tp said sidewalks at Interval of six feet,
thetc sidewalks at street crossings to be ex
tended Into the streets till thev meet the
Where the sidewalks are elcatcd above
the natural g ound, the posts of the trestle
work shall be four Inches square, and the
sill or cross tie shall be placed on edge and
gained or morticed Into tln not aiul wi-ll.
Dlllked on. ntlil tin. htHtitroru fttmll iionntrhnit
tight to said sills or crosa ties; and In all ca
ses blocks of wood not lest than one foot
long and three Inches thick by six Inches
wide shall be placed under the ends of each
hi or cross ue. vvnerc tnc want is lamou me
natural ground, and under the ends of each
pot where the walk Is elevated by trestle
work. II the trestle-work 1 over three feet
high the same shall be firmly braced and the
ports extended two and a half feet above
the sidewalk, to which a hand-railing cr strip
or white oak plank one Inch thick by four
Inches wide shall be securely nailed.
Said stringers, sill, cros ties, posts and
KiuuiHi oiocKs snau ne oi wmie or burr oak,
red cedar, black locust or mulberry.
Section 4. That the following-named side
walks be reconstructed and renewed in con
formity with the precccdlng section (3), the
same to be laid upon the natural ground and
not upon natural ground, to wit: On the
south side of 19th street from Pnnlar ttrrtt
to Commercial avenue ; on the north side of
miu nircei irom umo Levee to walnut street:
on the south side of Division street, and on
the north side of Centre street.
Section 6. It shall be lawful for anv
owner or occupant or property fronting oh
any or said sidewalks to be constructed or
reconstructed or nnewed, at anv time with
iu thirty (30) days irom the time this ordln
ance goes Into mrcc. to construct, rccon-
truct or renew the sidewalk ln front or hi
or uer property, in conronnlty with the re
quiremcnts or this ordinance, and thus re
lieve his or her property from assessment or
special taxation lor the construction, recon
struction or renewal or the same.
Section. 6. It shall be lawiuiror anv own
er or occupant of property fronting on anv
or said sidewalks to be constructed, recon
structed or renewed, at anv time within
thirty (30) days irom the time this ordinance
goes into force, to construct, reconstauct or
renew, tho sidewalk In front of his or her
property, in conronnlty with the require
ments or the ordinances already in force
concerning the building or construction or
brick sidewalks, the grade not to van- from
that herein prescribed.
Section . Upon the expiration or said
thirty (30) day, the City Clerk shall publish
notice lor ten days In the newspaper pub
lishing the ordinances or the city, setting
forth that sealed bids for furnishing the ma
terials or doing the work, or both, for the
construction, reconstruction or removal of
said sidewalks, or any oue or more of them,
directed to the city council, will be received
at hi office up to the time of the meeting of
the city couucll, In Joint session, ror the
opening of aald bids, which meeting shall
not be earlier than 12 nor later than 18 days
rrom the date of said notice, which shall
specify or state the time of said meeting anil
describe the work to be done, etc., by refer
ring to this ordinance, giving Its number,
date or approval, etc.. and that said ordi
uance Is subject to examination at any time
at hi otlice.
Section 7. Said bids shall be opened hv
the clerk in the presence or the council, anil
the contract lor doing the work or furnish
Ing tbo materials, or both, for the construc
tion or removal of said sidewalks, or any
one or more or them, shall be awarded to
the lowest responsible bidder who shall suffl
celutly guarantee to the satisfaction of the
city couucll tho furnishing or said material
or the performance or said work, or both,
under tho superintendence or the commit
tee on streets, within such time or times as
may he fixed by contract.
Section 8. The cots and expenses or the
construction, rc-constructlon or renewal or
said sidewalks shall be paid out of funds
raised by special taxation of contiguous
property at now provided by law. And no
person who shall contract to do said w ork
or furnish said materials, or both, or any part
theerof, shall havo any claim or lien upon
the city ln any event, except from the col
lections made by special taxation as alore
said, and all coutracts shall contain a clause
iu mm enect
Section 9. That scctlous three (3), five
) and eight (8) of ordinance No. Tourteen
(14), (or tho last revision or ordinances),
approved November 27th, A. D. 1871, so far
a the same aru applicable, shall be observed
and followed in carrying out the objects
sought by this ordinance.
On motion of Alderman Walder said
ordinanco was referred to tho ordinance
communication from the mayor.
A communication from the mayor was
read stating that he had received from A.
B. Safford, trustee of the city of Cairo
and tho Cairo and St. Louis railroad com
pany, to hold in escrow, tha bonds of the
city authorized by ordinanco 120, approved
July 22J, 1871, certain papers, as follows:
f int. A letter from said trustee ttating
that he had delivered to S. 8. Taylor,
president or said company, $39,000 in said
bonds, for which, together with $5,000
previously delivored, ho holds for tho city
of Cairo 440 sharot ot said company's
stock $40,0000. Second A copy or the
receipt of S. S. Taylor, president of said
company, for $39,000 in said city bonds.
Third A copy of the sworn estimate by
tho chief onginoer of said railroad com
pany of the work dono in Alexander
county by the contractors, H. R. Payson 4c
tha 189,000 bonds, $6,000 having been de
llvered some time since. It appearing
that said truttee bad acted In conformity
to the requirements of said ordinance No.
120, in'thu delivery of said bonds to said
railroad company, the mayor recommended
the adoption of the following retolutlon,
Be it ordained by the city council of the
city of Cairo, that tha action of A. B. Saf
ford, trustee for said city and said railroad
company, in the delivery of said $39,000 In
city bonds to said railroad company, and
in tho receipt of the 440 shares of stock In
said company, be and the same la hereby
On motion of Councilman Wood the
foregoing resolution was adopted.
Alderman Walder moved that the
abovo mentioned coupons be handed to
the finance committee for destruction and
report thereon to the board. Carried.
Alderman Rsarden moved that all July,
1872, coupons on the Cairo and St. Louis
railroad bonds be detatched and handed to
the finance commltteo for destruction to
report the same to this board. Carried.
On motion of Alderman Rearden this
certificate of stock above named ws or
dered deposited with the city treasurer.
On motion of Alderman Seate ad
journed. M. J. IIowley, City Clerk.
1 heroby forbid all persons Irom selling
any thing to my wife on my credit. I
will pay no such debts, I will furnish my
Tamily with all necessaries myself.
8-15-lot. William Kendall.
P. Saup's popular Tobacco and Cigar
Store is located on Commercial avenue,
between Sixth and Seventh streets, and
marked by the unique sign of "the Oirl of
Office of Cairo 4 SL Louis R. R. Co., 1
Cairo, lUs., Aug. 15, vr.i.
A meeting of the directors of this com
pany will be held on Wednesday, the 21st
inst., at 10 o'clock a. ro., at tho office of
tho company in this city.
S. St a ats Taylor, President.
Blum fc Amson will open about the
1st of September with a new stock of
clothing, dry goods, boots and thoet, etc.,
which will be selected by Mr. Blum in
the Eastern markets, during this month
His largo experience In the businett and
acquaintance with the wants of the people,
will enable him to make hit stock full and
completely suited to all classes and ages.
Remember the place NeflTs new brick
building on Kigbth street, between Com
mercial and Washington avonues.
Weiss Beer ot tbe Ulysses 8. Grant
brand, Christianising in its character, is
kept for sale at the Thalia saloon only, tf
The undersigned, late workmen with
J. P. Gamble, have opened a shop, corner
of ICth street and Commercial avenue, for
tbe manufacture and repair of Wagons,
Baggies, drays, etc., etc., and for tbe pur
pose of doing a general whee'.rioht
business. They respectiully ask a share
of the public patronage.
nug. 13-tf. C. C. Davidson.
BEWARE or TOOTH POISONS
vended under tbo name of Dontriflces.
adopt and adhere to the only preparation
mat reaiiy presorves tne term ana nam
ens the gums, fragrant Sozodont. Its ef
fects on decaying teoth are marvelous.
SAW MILL FOR SALE.
On assy terms to a good man, or wil
retain an interest If desired. For particu
lars inquire at this office. 8-7tf
George, the barber, whoso main shop
it on Commercial avenue, between Eight
eenth and Nineteenth street, hat opened
a branch barber thop on Washington
avenue, opposite the court house. He it a
smooth shave, a good shampoos r, a good
Jokor, has a fine lot of toilet articles, clean
towels, cuts bair in the latest style, keeps
sharp razors and scittort, and a clear
conscience. Go and lean back in that
elegant barber chair and try him.
Wo respectiully inform the citlrent
ot Cairo and vicinity that we tball open
on or about tbo 1st of September, 1872, in
NefTs new brick building on Eighth
street, with an entire new and elegant
stock of dry goods, clothing, etc.
8-10 tf. Blum Jc Ambon.
Prof. L. Kruger is prepared to give
private lessont in elementary at well as in
the highest branches of education in the
English, German, French and ancient
languages, at tbo residences of those desir
ing instruction, from Monday tbe I3tb
inst. Inquire at Judge Bros' office.
PIANOS AND ORGANS.
The best, most reliable and cheapest
Pianos and Organs in the market and on
terms to suit tho purchaser. Old instru
ments taken in part payment for new
Tboso wishing to purchase instruments
had better buy of an agent who is ac
quainted with tbe construction of instru
ments and one that can be relied on.
Every Instrument warranted for five years.
N. P. Curtis, Agent.
Wm. Eichovp has nurchated the aatab.
lithment of Eichoff Brothers, la Ceiro,
and now proposes to prosecute the furni
ture manufacturing business with new
vigor, and pledges himself to sell furniture
of every description cheaper than ever be
fore. Try nim. 6-26tf
Ir you wish to tnauire in a dellclou
cigar, patronise P.Saup, Commercial ave
nue If you wish good chewing or smok
ing tobacco, pipes, tobacco pouches, etc.,
go to P. Saup's popular Tobacco and
IT 18 A POLITICAL FACT
religious fact moral fact a ale
tide fact a fact Indisputable, that P.
BAUPhaa on hand, at bis popular To
dacco amdCiqar Storr, the best brands
of all kinds Tobacco and Cigars.
steamer Colorado, St. Louis.
" New Bon Accord, St. Louis.
" Pauline Csfrroll, St. Louis.
" Fontenell, St. Louis.
" Arkansas Belle, Evansvllle.
" Tyrone, Mound City.
11 Illinois, Columbus.
" Henry Prebaaco, St. Louis.
' City of Chester, Memphis.
8teatner Colorado, Vicksburg.
" New Bon Accerd. Tenn. river.
Pauline Carroll, New Orleans.
" Fontenelle, Red river.
Arkansas Belle, Evansvllle.
11 Nashville, New Orleans.
" Tyrone, Laid up.
" Illinois. Columbus.
" Jim Fitk, Jr., Paducah.
" Henry Probasco, Cincinnati.
" City of Chester, St. Loult.
1110 MUDDY COAL
Steamboats supplied at anytime, both
day and night, with either lump or chest
nut coal, In any quantity, and on usual
terms, at tbe yard -at Grand Tower, Ills
Special contracts ojftred on favorable
terms upon application.
H. V. Olyphant,
D. A. Bokee, Gen'l. Supt.
Sales Agent. 3-lHy.
BOATS TO LEAVE TO-DAY.
Capt. De Haven backs out his fiat
steamer J. II. Johnson, this morning at 9
o'clock, for all points south.
Tho tne anchor line packet, City of
Vicksburg, leaves at6 o'clock this even-
idg, for Vicksburg and all usual landings. '
The splendid passenger boat, St. Joseph,
it tbo regular packet for Memphis and all
way landings, leaving at 6 o'clock this
Tho Grand Tower leaves for St. Louis
and way points this evening at 6 o'clock.
Th fast and elegant Idiewild is the
packet leaving for Evantvllla and all
points on tha Ohio rivsr this evening at 6
condition or thr rivers.
Tbe decline in tbe Ohio at this place
continues at a slow rate. At Cincinnati
tbe Ohio river is falling again. Cumber
land is still on the decline. The channel
in tbe Ohio is getting worse every day.
Tbe condition of the Missiiiippi it de
plorable and every boat coming out haa
more or lest trouble. From tha upper
crowing at Greenfield to Bird's Point the
river it very low, the channel is full of
lumps and very narrow.
business and weather.
Business was only moderate on the levee
yesterday. There is but little freight
here now waiting transportation.
The weather was clear with a pleasant
breeze during the day, which made it very
agreeable in the shade. Rain is needed
badly to lay tha thick dust.
aaJSpeolal eUaatioa paid toordsri troro tuaa
If you would be healthy, wealthy and
wise, indulge in the Liberal Catawba
Wines, which can always be had, cool and
sparkling, at tho Thalia saloon. tf
Blankemburo ahead I Wines and CI
gars I oldest and cboicett, at the EXCEL
SIOR SALOON, opposite the Post Oflce
Finest of Liquors, Free Lunches and mu
sic every slay. Tha great Liberal and
Democrat ic,Greely fc Brown drinke Weis
Beer, is made a specialty, and Fredprides
himself upon keeping tbe freshest and
coolest in the ctiy. Lemonades tbe cold
est, mixed drinks and music the finest
Go there. C-37tf
Louis Blatau'h saloon deserves the
popularity in to which it has grown. It has
been very handsomely fitted up, and is so
comfortable that it is a pleasure to while
away a spare hour there. The bar is
aupplied with all kinds of fine liquor and
wines, and with the best of Fresh Lager
Beer, and Weiss Beer that in deliciousenss
cannot be excelled. A luucb, free to
patrons, is spread every day, and an article
of Sweltzer Cheese, the best in the market,
is always on hand. Mr. Blautau invites
the public to give him a call, on Eighth
street, between Commercial avenue and
Ohio Levee, opposite tbe Perry House, in
Rizer's building. 7-2. d tf
Caution. Every genuine box of Dr
McLean's Liver Pills bears tbe signature
of Fleming Bros., Pittsburgh, Pa., and
their private U. S. stamp. "Take no
other." Tbe market is full of imitations.
It is the popular vordict that people who
have been accustomed to the use of Bitters
and Cordials are obliged, eventually, to re
tort to McLean s Liver Pills for permanen
Dan. Hartman has received one of tbe
largest stocks of Fruit Jars ever before
brought to Cairo, and is deslrons of closing
it out without delay. Ho therefore offers
Mason's Improved Porcelain self-sealers,
quarts at $2.00 per dozen; glasswire tops,
quarts, at $1.26 per dozen and half-gallons
at $2.00 ptr dozen. These are tbe cheapest
prices in the market. tf
ICE I ICE 1 1 ICEtlt
From Wednesday May 1st, tbe ice
wagon will canvass the city, to continue
during the summer months. None but
pure northern lake oe will be delivered.
Husk, Loo mis, A Co.
I will sell my brick cottsge and two
lots, on corner of Sixth and Walnut streets,
suitable for any family, having seven
laely finished rooms beside tbo basement;
gas throughout; two cisterns, and out
bouses all complete; tine shrubbery, fruit
Enquire at my suop on Sixth street, or
at my rssideace as above
July 38. tf. Fred. Thioiold.
STUART & GH0LS0N
Will ofltp during the month
of August their entire line of
Wa.tklen,k4 his shop or Tweaf
street, oMsWte tl Court House 1
manufaetuf log boats and shoes, of evl
style and Variety, warranted to give
feet satisfaction. He keeps geeuine rre
calf and gives his customers all hepr
tfiSix and one-half U
Durant's A Coffee Sugar
One Dollar ; Seven lbs. Nc
Orleans Sugar forOne Dolli
three and one-half libs. Frii
Rio Coffee, One Dollar ;
Imperial Tea, One Dollar
a half per pound ; Beit Gui
powder Tea, One Dollar an
Seventy-five Cents per pound
Young Hyson and Oolong Tc
One Dollar per pound, and evl
erything proportionately chea
at WILEY & BIXBY'S.
. Hanny wishes thi
public to be informed that hi
has on hand a Stock of Goods'
as extensive as any in the
Southwest, and that he is de
termined to sell every article
at prices Lower than the Low
est. Call on him to-day and
examine goods and prices. He
will satisfy you both as to qual
ty and cost!
Wills lis (loots jr MletstlastH, low i
ass sasressieasotl Isstsou
rtlltjr, aatst ssevetretesB
ear 1st eetsaa
anirl HasaoeBotale ftp" lie no
TWMty-eicht; CompoMki n tr.e m.mt valu -
blr tnlla ud pntaal curative tney tnf
at tha root tha ot mittii. ma iir t aft
Win, arrM th dUcharg, nml imwrt iaorad
encrtr. Ill ud vttallt) tol'i-rntiir mn. Tnv
bare cured thontaadt of c , Price, IS ptr
rckt(Mol Bt boau d t large S3 rlal.whlca
n very Important id obttiaate or old cants, or
persloal' boa. Mid bj til dniMisU, aai Mat
mail oniocelpt ot price. AJirui Humphrtv
elfle Homeopathic Medina Co., fo2 Hro
.N. Y. p. O BCHUU.
uriW vifl An it, clro. llliaol
TO BUILDERS AND CON
Sealed nroDOtals will be received at the
office of tbe undersigned. No. 136, Ohio
Levee, until Saturday, August 24th, at II m.
For furnishing Materials, Labor, 4c., neces
sary to complete a building to be erected
on lots 3 and 4, block 1, 1st addition, ln the
city of Cairo. Proposals will state a sum ln
cross to complete said bulldlnr, except
unci wuicn win oc ucuvcrea on me prem
Ises bv the owners.
Pronosals will also be received for th dir.
ferent branches of the work, viz : Masonry,
Carpentery and Tin Work.
Flans and specifications can be seen and
examined at the office above mentioned, on
and after Monday, August 19th.
The owners reserve the right to rl any
or an proposals. uhken wood.
SltVt HARNESS SHOP.
lias opened a Hsrneu Shop on Washington
Avenue, oeiween tenia ana lueventn
Streets for the purpose of MANU
FACTURING all kinds of
DOUBLE SINGLE HARNESS
Haltkrs, BainLxa, Ac.
Which he keeps on sale or will make to
order. His motto is : "Good Stock, good
work, and justice to all men."
All kinds of repairing done with neatness
ana dispatch. Give him a trial, you will
And he don't propose to "Stand on a hame
Henry H. Meyer. William Stoner.
MEYER & STONER,
House, fllga and Steamboat
Decorating in Oil or Water Colors : Kalso-
mining anu i-aper najging; uraining ana
Marblelng of every description ; Gilding In
every style, plain and ornamental.
Partlcularattentlnn paid to Glaus Gilding.
Orders solicited for Scenery, Fresco and
Banner Painting. Fancy Glass, Show Cards,
Gild. Plain and ornamental.
Call at tbe Shop and examine our work.
Old Pictures renewed or copied. Satisfac
StVAll wnrlr nt n i ut ml ... . ..... .-in u -
promptly attended to,
Hhon In Thnmat'ti stM I ai..i. w..
rrjr Uouie, corner Commercial ave. and
VIM OHCtt, 7.1H IT.
SOOT AND SHOE MAKKB,
Betttsta Washlagtoa aveaae ead Poplar tlrotl
FOR BALK, 1 For We JOK 8ALK.
?OR SALE. J rltml VOR SALE.
Fare from Livibtool,
Fare from Lovdcmoust
Fare from Otuaoow,
Fare from Qdssmstowii
10 CAIRO, ;::::::: $41 30
oaflord. Morris A Oe
Liverpool Mew-Twk and f Itttaaalpkle
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