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CAIRO DAILY BtJLLETIN, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1872.
WILL UK AT
Thursday, Sept. 19, the fourth
day of the Perry county fair,
ORDINANCE NO. 32.
I'rotldlnelor the construction of certain
aliiewAs, and the rrcoiimic Ion or
renewal or other sidewalks tlicrcln mm-
b2u ordained by Hie oily council of the
C,,CTwiu. That sidewalks I constructed
on tlie following named streets W
On the easterly side of W nliliiKtoii
Avenue, In front of lot numbered hjitliteen
m, Mi ctccn (19), Twenty (20) and Twenty
one (21), In Block numbered Twcnty-four
(24), on mI1 easterly Mile from the northerly
Hue of mIJ lot numbered fciphtecll (18)
jiroduced, to Hie line fixed br onllnancc as
the outer eilffc of the sidewalks ronrtructcd
or to he conMnictcd on the southerly Hide ol
Seventh street In said city :
On the northerly fide of Sixth street from
Whln(rton avenue to Jefferson avenue.
On the norther! v side of Cro street from
Whlntrton avenue to Walnut street, to
connect with the sidewalks on tho-c street.
On the west side of Commercial avenue
In front of lot numbered One (1), Two (2),
Three (3). Four (41. Five (SI. and Six (0), In
Uloek numbered Twenty ('&)).
On the south side ol Tenth (10th) street
from Walnut trect to Jefferson aUMillc).
Section 2. Said sidewalks, except thoc
on6th and Cro streets, shall be laid to the
irrade now etabllhed. The sidewalks on
GthandCro ttreets shall bo laid, tlie former
three feet od tb latter two feet below said
jrrade: but wtwr the natural ground is less
than three feet bK"r cJ on,ei" f.trct: or
two feet on t'rvw nnt.Utf 'Idewalks there
on shall be laid on tfct surface without
excavation. ... ,, , ,
Skctiox 3. Said sidewalks shall be
constructed a follow, lo-wit : They shall be
six leet wide upon the top, except on said
au-nues where thev shall be seven feet wide,
the head or ton coerinjr to be of white oak
board or plank two inches thick and not
more than elirht inches wide, the lnlde line
of the coterlm; to be four feet distant from
the front line of the lots, except on said ave
nues where It shall be live feet distant,
said boards or planks to be laid croswise
with the sidewalk and rlnnly set and well
spiked on with at least six twenty-penny
nails in each board or plank, to three stringers
of notlesothau three inches thick byslx inches
wide tinulv set on cdpc and well spiked on
to sills, or cro tie, not less than three Inch
es wide hvslx inches thick, placed croswlse
to said sidewalks at Inter aN of six feet,
these sidewalk at street crossings to be ex
tended into the streets till they meet the
Where tlie sidewalk" are elevated above
the natural mound, the posts or the trestle
work shall be four Inches square, and the
sills or cross tie shall be placed on edge and
gained or morticed Into the lo-ts and well
spiked on, and the stringers shall be notched
tight to said sill or croi ties; and In nil ca
ses hlock of wood not K than one foot
long and three Inches thick by six indies
wide shall be placed under the ends of each
sill or cros tie, where the walk is laid on the
natural ground, and under the end- of each
post where the walk Is elevated by trestle
work. It the trestle-work is over three reel
high the same shall be firmly braced and the
post extended two and a half feet above
the sidewalk, to which a hand-railing or strip
of white oak plank one Inch thick by four
inches wide shall be securely nailed.
Said stringers, sills, cros ties, posts and
ground blocks shall be of white or burr oak,
red cedar, black locust or inulherrr.
Section' 4. That the following-named side
walks, be reconstructed and renewed in con
formity with the proceeding section (3), the
same to be laid upon the natural ground and
not upon trestlework, to wit: On the
south side of 19th street from l'onlar street
to Commercial avenue ; on the north side of
awn sireei irora uuio i.evec io walnut street:
on the south side of 20th street from Ohio
Levee to Washington avenue ; on both sides
ol Poplar street from ISth street to MvLinn
btreet ; on the south sido of Division street
and on the north side of Centre street; on
the north side or 25th street from Washington
avenue to Walnut street, and on south
side or same street trom Walnut street to
Holbrook avenue, and on the south side cr
34th street rrom Commercial meiiuc to
Section. r. It shall be lawlul ror anv own
er or occupant or property fronting on anv
or said sidewalks to be constructed, recon
structed or renewed, at anv limn ivhMn
thirty (30) days from the tlmc'thls ordinance
STUART & GHOLSON.
We would respectfully call
tho attention of the citizens of
Cairo to tho fact that our stock
of Dry Goods, Fancy Goods
and Notions for tho Fall trade,
is now daily arriving. Wo
are making dress goods a
speciality and can offer as nice
a selection in this line as any
house in the city. We make
our business a study. We
buy ouk goods cheap, and
our ions: experience in tlie
Dry Goods business, enables
us to buy judiciously and
just tho Goods you want. We
would have the confidence of
our customers, and to promote
this good feeling, will be our
aim, honesty, fair dealing,
good goods at low prices.
Warranting everything to be
just as we represent it to be,
is our method of doine: busi
We will receive this week a
handsome line of Ottomon
Shawls and Scarfs, to which
we call attention. An exam
ination of our stock and prices
is solicited. 9.i;3l
Pablleatlon once, Bulletin Ball disc
Now is tho tirno for action I Too long
the Liberals of Cairo bavo been apnthetic,
wElle Ibo frionds of Oen. Grnnt, tho apol
ogists of misgovernment, corrupt govern
ment and tyrannical government, have
been activo in tho labor of their party 1
Wo mutt now organize to meot find over
come them. Wu must sf,nro no labor,
shrink at no difficulty, hesitate at no ne
cessary expense in tho causo wo have
espoused, and each man must incite him
self to activity. It will not do to wait
upon the leaders any longer. Tbo people
must advance, to tho charge uncom
mandod. Tho cause of Reform must be
made triumphant. Greelov must bo
olected to tho Presidency, and tho voice of
Illinois must bo heard in his favor in the
electoral college. Cairo can contributo
something in this patriotic work, nnd must
no longer hesitato. Tho Liberals of tho
iu.il. yovj uii irom me nine iuu oruinaiicc i.,. i i . .
goes into force, to construct, reconstruct or clt mu8t organizi organize at onco 1
To start tho ball rolling n meeting has
JoK Arnold, who lias boon absent In
Tonnessoo and Georgia for n. month past
Aliasing murdorera and thieves, returned
yesterday. Wo aro indebted to him for
lato Nashville, Chattanooga nnd Atlanta
The wreck of tho old t-unboat "Tus
cumbla," which has laid on tho bank of
tho Ohio, half way belweon Cairo and
Mound City for year, was destroyed by
flro last Sunday. It was fired by mis
The Grooloy boys wero out last night
In full force, with torches and transparen
cies. Thoy paraded tho streets, cheering
and kicking up a torriblo dust. Wo pro
pose thrco cheers for tho oxamplo of these
Lat last evening two young ladies
were engaged In the laudablo undertaking
of hunting up the parents of a lost child;
peoplo ought to look out for their children
themselves until thoy can talk. They
would bo easier got homo.
Sailiioat rides on tho Ohio aro an
amusement Indulged in to n considerable
extent now by tho youth and beauty of
tho city. Tho soft silver moon witnesses
any amount of sentiment theso evenings
moonlight tides on tbo river affording
ovory opportunity for first-class lovo
milking. D. II. Hai.r, Esq., President of the
Roso Claire Load nnd Spar Mining om
pnny, was In tho city yesterday. Mr.
Hale, who Is on tho look out for a good
investment, has about concluded to put
up o largo brick business houso on the
Levee, feeling convinced that such an en
terprise will rocoivo a lnrgo Intorest.
A body, supposed to be that of n Gor
man nbout twcnty-tlvo or thirty years of
age, camo to tho surface, ut tho stern of
tho Mobilo nnd Ohio railroad wharf boat
this a. m. A jury was impannollcd, nnd
it isthoir belief bo foil overboard from tho
Kyle or Dexter. There was found upon
his person $95 in greenbacks.
Col. Harlow, Radical candidate for
Secretary of Stnto, and Mr. Sanders, a
Radical orator, called on Tint Bulletin
yesterday. Tho Colonel, who is an old
personal friend of ours, did not favor us
with his views on tho political situation,
but he looks cheerful. We aro end nnd
yet happy In tho knowledge that Eummcl
will "walk his log."
Business in tho polico court yestcrdny
was not activo. John Brown und George
Shocil'ur woro n llttlo tho worse for too
much liquor, and appeared before Judge,
Shannossy. Tho Judge, In consideration
of tho fact that they woro Paducabnns, nnd
thcrcforo irresponsible drinkers, lined
thorn only $1 each, which amount now
lies in tho city treasury. Harriet Banday,
a vagrantess, was fined $5 nnd costs. Sho
failed to pay and was committed to tho
renew, the sidewalk In front of liU ,r ln.r
property, in conronnlty with the lequlre-
Uienti of the ordinances ulrivulv I 11 fnrpn
concerning the building or construction of
uricK MuenaiKR, uie graue not to vary from
that herein prescribed.
Section U. Upon the expiration of said
thirty (30) days, the C'ltv Clerk shall tiul.lMi
notice for ten days lit the newspaper pub-
"" "s " u-uiuunce oi me euy, selling
U i "-""u uiu lur HiruiMiuiK me ma
terials or doing tho work, or both, ror the
i ii "ic"on reconstruction or renewal of
iu MuuvraiK, or any one or morn or them,
directed to the cltv council, will i.n
at his office up to tlie time or the lnectliiL' or
the city council,' In Joint session, ror the
opening of said bids, which meeting shall
not be earlier than 12 nor lati-r ih .i .. -
from the date or said notice, which shall
TURK OUT, LIBERALS. I
ORGANIZATION OF A OHKELEV
Let every Liboral turn out to tho meet
ing on Thursday night for tho orgauiz-
ation of tho Greeley and Brown club.
The Grantites have entered the campaign
with vigor and aro spending timo and
money prodigally in tho interest of Grant
and corruption. Tho Liberals should
work as hard for Greeley and reform
Organization is tho Qrst step to victory.
Turn out, ono and nil. Let us organize,
and work for victory.
been called forTuuusDAY Niuht to-mor
row at tho Liberal meeting ground on
Eleventh street, between Washington nv.
enuo and Walnut stroet, when it is pro
posed to organizo a Oreeloy club. After
tho organization has been effected, Hon.
Judi-o Green, Mr. John 11. Oberlv, H.
Wutson Webb and others will address tho
meeting. Turn out I
Puoir. N. 1. Curtice is confined to his
e the work to be done. i-tr.. liv r,.r..p. I bed bv sickness.
i . it 1... i -
riug iu mis uriiiuuiicu, giving hs number.
specify or state the time or said meeting and
date or approval, etc. and that .said ordi
nance is suiueci io cxauii mil ion at anv time
SECTION 7. Said bids shall bi! iiiiimw.I l,v
the clerk in the presence or the council, anil
the contract ror doing the work or furnish
ing me material-, or hotli, for tlie coii-lruc
tlon reconstruction or renewal or said
sidewalks, or any one or more
of them, shall bo awarded to
ineiowcei responsible wmicr who shall mi III
elently guarantee to tho satisfaction of the
-city council the furnishing or said material
or the performance or said work, or both,
under the superintendence or the commit
tee on streets, within such time or times a
may oe nxeu ny contract.
Section 8. Tlie cosUandoxiieuscs nriin.
construction, reconstruction or renewal or
saiu smew-aiKS snail i,u pain out of funds
raised by special taxation or contiguous
property as now provided bv law.
Section 0. That section' three (.1), live
(5) and eight (8) of ordinance So. fourteen
(U), (of the last revision of ordinances),
approved November UTth, A. I). 1871, so rar
as the same are applicable, shall be observed
and followed In carrying out the objects
wught by this ordinance. J
Approved September Kith. 1872.
JOHN" M. LANSDKN, Mayor.
Atttest! M. J. Howlev, City Werk.
ORDINANCE NO. 33.
l'rovidlng for an alteration n( ilin u,- ,.r...
and an amendment or ordinance No. 17 or
tuc iciibcu uruuiuiiccs.
Belt ordained by the City Council of the
city of Cairo:
SXCTION 1. That the grade to which the.
hireeiR anu avenues or me city Hiall lie here
after filled, and the sidewalks and
crosswalks snail no hereafter laid
shall be and herebv Is llxeil am
established at a level three feet below Die
present city grade, and designated by the
top surface of a stone monument fixed for
the purpose near the southwesterly corner
f'nmmA.i.1.1 tit'n.m.. .....I L.'tul. . . .... .
Vlded that this ordinance shall not hihthi,, in
change the grade of streets or avenues vl
ready filled or of tho sidewalks or crosswalk
laid and constructed or to be laid and con
ntructed on streets and 'avenues u.
ready filled, and provided also that the grade
established by this ordinance shall only op.
rate upon audi portions ol tlie streets unit
avenues as are below tho grade hereby es
tablished and that where the natural ground
Is above the grade hereby fixed said natural
arround uliall be and remain as the city grade.
Section 2. That where a connection is
required to be made between a high and
low grade or between tbo grade hereby es
tAbUMied and the higher natural ground It
UuR d made upon a slope or 1 root perpeu
rflcuUr to 12 feet horizontal. ,
ADorovcd HeDtomber lOtli. 1H7-2.
JOHN M LANSDKN, Mayor.
Attest: M. J, Howlkv, C'lly Clerk.
The Eldorado, ongincored by tho genial
Gates, is flourishing.
Aknoi.ii says grapes aro selling for an
cents per pound nt Stevonson, Alabama
The now business houses recently nut
up in Cairo all have handsomo and attrac
Collector Ca.se v of Now Orleans, the
notod brother-in-law of President Grant,
Was in tho city yesterday afternoon.
Jos. Huanki.e whilo nt work yesterday
on tho St. Mury's Park fence, fell nnd had
tho misfortuno to dislocato his shoulder.
iiMTOR Bulletin. lou will uleaso
withdraw my name as candidate for City
Sept. 17tb, 1872. U. Elliott,
Cairo, Ills., Sept. ic, 1872
Tho Turner ball was a social
As early as half-past eight or nine o'clock
tho hall was filled with fair women nnd
bravo men ; each lady havingniraycd her
self in butterfly costume camo as near
looking like an angel as alio really was.
Wo longed for them to rush into our
manly arms, but as they didn't rush, we
paused to listen to a four
milo speech by Prof. Kruger
upon, what we understood to bo, tho
"Woes of tho Turners' socioty In Ireland,'
and as tho honored names of Daniel
O Connell und Smith O'Brion, fell in clear
ringing tones, from tho Professor's lips
upon the curs of his enchanted listoners
tho roar of applause completely drowned
further uttornnco. As the Professor sub
sided into u beautiful calm by tho sido of a
glass of foaming lugcr, Eisonborg's string
band struck up ono of its happiest strains,
nnd all wont merry nguin us n inurriag
bell. During tho earlier part of tho
ovening, an old lady, tho mother-in-liiw of
John Kcohler, tho gun smith, was seriously
injured by being struck In tho face with u
skyrocket, which escaped from tho hands
of tho pyrotechnist. At a late hour the
ball broke up, penco and harmony prevail
Steamer Win. Cowcn, St. Louis.
" James Howard, Now OrleanB.
" Henry Ames, St. Louis.
" Jim Flsk, Jr., Paducah.
" idlowlld, Columbus.
Stcamor Wiu. Cowcn, Memphis.
" James Howard, Mound City.
" Henry Ames, Now Orleans.
" Jim Fisk, Jr., Paducah.
" Idlowlld, Columbus.
" Tyrono, Capo Girardcou.
ma MUDDY coal.
Steamboats supplied at nny timo, both
day and night, with either lump or chest
nut coal, In any quantity, andon usunl
terms, at tho yard at Grand Tower, Ills
Spoclal contracts offered on favorable
terms upon application.
H. V. OLYrllANT,
D. A. Bokkk, Geii'l. Supt,
Sales Agent. 3-16-ly,
condition of the rivers.
Another fall of thrco Inches in tho Ohio
at this place. At Pittsburg tho river is
still on tho decline At Cincinnati It has
risen several Inches, with six fcot betweon
thoro nnd Louisville. There. Is only 2C
inches, ovor tho bars, between hero nnd
Evansvllle, and tho rivor falling. Tho
Mississippi is still on tho decline. Powor's
Islnnd Is tho worst placo in tho river,
whero there is but G feet 7 inches. Green
field's has a fair stago of wntcr ovor tho
two crossings, and no bents have had
trouble, there for sevoral days. Pilots on
up stream boats, say thoro is only 7 feet
between hero and Memphis, and below
thoro it is still worso. Red rivor Is down
very low, and still falling-
11USINE8S AND WEATHER.
Our port list comprises but n small
number of arrivals and departure!, nnd, of
course, business on tho landings was very
quiet. Tho weathor was clear and very
110ATS TO LEAVE TO-DAY.
The flno packet City of Vicksburg Is tho
anchor lino boat leaving this day nt six
o'clock p. m. for Memphis, Vicksburg nnd
way landings. Tlie good steamer Eddy
vlllo will lenvo this evening at 8 o'clock
for Evnnsvillo and all points on tho Ohio
river. Tho anchor lino boat St. Josoph is
tbo regular packet for St. Louis, leaving
this evening at 8 o'clock.
Tho flcol Jim Fisk, Jr., Is tho boat to
tako for Paducah and way landings. Sho
leaves at 4 o'clock p.m. daily. Tho line
tug Cacho makes thrco trips to Mound
The Howard discharged 415 tons rail
road iron nt Mound City for tho C. S V.
R. R. Among her pnssengors was Col. J.
Casoy, collector of customs at Now
Orleans, and faniily en routo for St. Louis.
Tho William Cowen departed for Mem
phis with 12 barges of Pittsburg coal.
Tho Henry Ames camo out with a heav-'
ily loaded barge, drawing 5j fcot. Sho
was aground 10 hours nt Kasknskia, and
swung nt Powers' Island. Capt. Jacob
says tho river Is in a torriblo condition.
A floator was picked up noar tho T. F.
Eckcrt yesterday. On tho body was found
$05 and two baggago chocks. Ho did not
come past Paducah.
The tug Cacho camo in from Mound
City entirely covered with empty suit bar-
The repairs to tho Illinois will bo com
pleted to-morrow, and sho will tako her
place in her trado.
Tho new stoumer Dc Smit, has laid up
ut tho mouth of Red river.
Tho Eckert lakes out a moon light ex
cursion to-night. Capt. Dugan hus ten
dered tho use of his boat and all who go
may expect to hnvo n jolly timo.
Tho Jim Fisk, Jr. brought in n good
trip of people yesterday. Her popularity
as n passenger packet increases dally.
ABOUT CABINET ORGANS.
Monday Evening, Sept. 10, 1872.
Wo nro pleased to nolo n marked Im-
provomont In hoarly nil branches of trado
since last week. Cera nlono seems hopo-
lessly dull. Tho week opens with a brisk
demand for Oats at nn advance. Flour is
firm nnd cholco grades nro advancing In
sympathy with wheat.
Tho feeling in Corn Meal Is much bettor
nnd sales nro now made nt nn advance
over last week. Tho slock In tho mnrkot is
still too largo for tho demand.
Cholco Hay is still In good demand nt
previous quotations, common neglected.
Cholco Butter nnd Eggs aro scarco and
Tonngo is plenty and froights aro caslor.
ft&Corrospondonts should bear In mind
that our quotations reprcsont prices for
round lots from first hands, unless other
wiso slntod, and that in filling small
ordors higher pricos must bo pald."9l
FLOUR. Firm. Jobbors aro asKing
an ndvanco in best grades ovor formor
quotations. Sales in tho general mnrkot
consist of 1050 bbls, of which COO bbls
various grades sold on orders at ?0 OOto
9 00; 250 bbls do do at $5 COtoS 75; 200
bbls various grades at $5 00to8 50; 1 car
load XXX at $8 20. Sales reported to
day by Cnlro City Mills consist of 25 bbls
Whlto Wheat Family nt $8 fiO; 100 bbls
XXXX do at S3 00;7G bbls XXX, $7 00
120 bbls XX 0 00, nnd 25 bbls X at
HAY. Tho market Is bettor supplied
Prices hold firm on choice, which is in
good demand. Low gradoi aro plenty
and dull. Wo note sales of 5 cars Cholco
Timothy, dol, at $20 00; 6 cars do, del,
$19 0020 00 ; 3 cars do, del, at $19 60;
1 car do, on orders, at $21 00; 2 cars do
do nt $20 00; 0 cars Cholco Mixed dol nt
$18 00, nnd 0 cars Cholco Mlxod del nt
$17 0018 00.
CORN. Market nominal. Prices aro
hold nominally about tho samo ns last
week, but thoro is no demnnd nt nil. Wo
tioto salo of 1 car Mixed in bulk on track
OATS. Tho good feeling noted last
week continues nnd prices have advanced
in conscqucnco of tbo present light re
ccipts. Tho demand for them at Now
Orleans has created n brisk shipping do
mand hero. Wo noto sales of 2 Cars
mixed Southern Ills., in hulk, (sold early)
at 21 cts; 2 Cars in sacks del (sold early)
nt 30 cts, nnd 2 Curs and 4 Cars in tafks del
at 32 cts -,
HI! AN. I Car sold in sucks del nt
$14 00 per Ton.
CORN MEAL.-Thomarket is improv.
ing and sales rondo to-day nro nt an nd
vanco over prices of last week, 200 bbls
steam dried dol sold at $2 40 ; 100 bbls do
$2 40 und 300 bbls do fit $2 30. Wo woro
unable to get reports from the City Mills.
BUTTER. Choico is very scarco and
in activo demand at quotations, Common
plenty and dull. 30 Packages sold at 20
to 22 cts; 7 Packages "Gilt Edgo " nt 25
EGGS. Market bare and prices bighor.
10 packages fresh sold at 22c. and 300
do'zon at 23c.
CHICKENS. Scarce and in good dc.
mand. 2 coops, mixed old nnd young at
$3 20 ; 30 dozen old hens at $4 00, and 20
dozen young chickens nt $3 00.
POTATOES. 2 002 25 por Bl.
ONIONS.-2 60 to 2 70 per Bl.
PLASTERING HAIR. 35c bushel
LIME. In lots nt $1 25 to 1 00 A bbl
CEMENT. At wholesalo $2 00
2 20 -ri bbl.
WHEAT. Tho prices to-day, reported
uy mo cuy jiiiis, aro, o. l White,
$1 45; No. 2 White, $1 40; No. 1 Red,
$1 40; No. 2 Rod, $1 30; Mediterranean,
i i'o. uamp or tough wheat is unsalea
SACKS. Rcsewoa Gunnies 18J19J
Corn Burlaps, 2J Bus. Ea. 18 cts. Im
proved Gunnies, 2' Bushel, 21 cts. Oat
nuriup9, d uusiiol 23 cts. Cotton senui
Ckmknt, Plaster Paris,
NO. 71 OHIO I.KVF.K, UNDER CITY NATION
USTKor tho purpose of biiilillmr tit) a
W holesalo trade In Cairo. 1 will sell to deal
ers and contractors In lots or 00 barrels and
upward, at manufacturing prices, adding
Cairo. August io, isi.
The moonlight excursion on tho Eck
ert to-night will bo an enjoyablo nflair.
lho boat will loovo Hnllldny's wharf boat
about i J o'clock.
The brewery has disposod of its runa
way team and will boroufter employ no
nones mat can bo urged out of n walk.
Tho people will breathe casior.
We suggest that the city wldon tho
sido walks so that the people may notdls
turb the chickens that tho grocery men
porslst in exhibiting under the noses of
The St. Mary's Purk fence; under the
superintondanco of Jos. Hrnnklo, wilt bo
completod within a short timo. Branklo
has been rushing tho matter nnd will soon
have the last nail driven.
The grand Jury of tho circuit court is in
session, but tbo potet jury has not jot been
filled. The new jury law is an obstrue
tlon to tho progress of justice In this part
of the moral vlnoyurd.
The new dry goods store of Blum &
Ansom was opened to the public on Mon
day. It is a beautiful store room, Ued
with new goods-dry goods, mo,,', cot,.
log, boots and shoes, hats, cups, q.
Fivo York Milk Cows for sale. Ap
ply to Lewis Hriostmunn, Commercial
nvunuo between Fourth nnd Sixtli street
Bids will bo received up to 2 p.m., tho
20th inst., by the Commissioners of High
ways for Townships 17. S. R 1 W.
3d P. M., nt their ofllco In tho Court
houso, for tilling and grading tho Cairo
nnd Mound City road nt tho point known
as tho Gooso pond, nt so much por cubic
yard. Also for constructing a box culvert
in said till ; work must bo commencod im
mediately und be prosecuted to completion
without delay, undor tho direction of said
Commissioners. For ull nocesiary Infor
mation and plans of work you aro direc
ted to cull on their chairman at tho Court
Tho Commissioners resorvo tho right to
reject auy or nil bids.
... A ... .
Kcovieli), J Coin's
Purk Wines and Liquors not a hoad
ache or a light in a thousand gallons of
It at the Thalia Saloon, corner Twelfth
lrcet and Washington avenue.
It may not bo gonerallv understood.
even by thoso tolerably well versed In
musical arts, that tho vast difference in
quality of tono developed in tho different
makes of Cabinet Organs, is owing in n
great mcasuro, to tho different modes of
bending tho tonguo of tho reed, a slight
variation in the stylo of bend making quite
u purcepuuio uiuurence initio quality ot
tono produced, ns well as in tho speaking
capacity of the reed.
So difficult and peculiar in this depart
ment of work ns to render it neccssury for
n person to bavo u natural gift or tact in
bundling tho delicate tools used, und even
then it somotimcs requiros years of prac
tice to enable ono to becorno proficient in
Thero aro only two or thrco of thn lr.ml.
ing makers in this country who understand
tho application of what is called tho now
and improved bend in tlio reed, und
among them tho houso of Simmons &
Clough Organ Co., of Detroit, Mich., huvo
made their instruments deservedly popu
lar, nnd aro taking tho lead in wuy or tho
moro desirable improvements, having so
cured tho valuablo "Scribnor Patent,"
un application of tubes to reeds, which
materially increoso tho volume of tone,
und at tho samo timo destrov tho wirov.
nietulic 6ound of tho roed. This firm also
mako uso of the colobratod " Vox Hu
mana, " or'-' Fan tremolo." und also the
famous " Vox Celesto " stop, tho uso of
which nns croavca sucn an outory umong
oldor miinufucturors, who find it impossl-
urn, win, muir evyio oi uenu nnu voicing
to tnoko a crood lob of it.
It is comparatively but n briof period
sinco this 11 rm began to mako instruments
upon a large scnlc, and offer thorn to the
publio at largo through doulors, tho homo
demand having takon their cntiro produc
tion heretofore, but wo aro in for mod that
tbo oxporienco of this houso dates back to
tho yoar 1800, and It is theso years of care
ful study and oxpjrimont which eombino
to mako.thelr Organs, in many rospects,su
porior to those of other makers.
Tho musical editor ot tho Suporlor
(Wis.) 'Times' makes mention of thorn as
follows : "Wo nro Impressed with all wo
read and know of the 'Simmons & Clough
Organ.' Contrary to tho practico of
innny other establishments, this firm have
first mndo n reputation for their noblo in
struments, and then advertised thorn. It
is a mystery to us outsidors what thoy nro
advertising for, as tho demand for theso
Organs now oxceods tbo surmlv. Tho
groat demand for them, In fact, has coin-
poncu mo company to put up a now man
ufactory nt u cost oi nearly $100,000.
Thore aro only threrf Instruments of tho
cabinet orgnn clans In America that wo
snouiu fool satisfied in purchasing, and
of tho throe wo far profer tho Instrument
mado by Simmons & Clough. It can
render all stylos of music, from tho
thunders or church organ diapason to the
strains of a fine military band, or th ex
quisite tremor of fairy bells," 'J-18-tf.
less bags, 35 to 38 cts each.
PROVISIONS. Sugar Cured Ham
canvassed, V lb. 17 to 18c. Shoulders
nacon tfjc ; Clear bides Bacon, 1212Jc
Breakfast Bacon, 1410c.
LARD Itcllned.intlerces'rJ lb. lOJi-ailc.
In kegs, -Hit), llJfePJlc. w
'IhAS Imperial, 7.X3.120; (lunpow
tier, 75,1 2T ; Oolong Black, 75 I 00
lOUIIg JI0I1, pi uow,i 4U.
C11K1CSE. Xew York Faetnrv. new. mi O
- j j
14 to 15c.
.SYRUPS Choice "P gallon, 8.",c?l ItO
NllV (IHphiw. TllffiWIn.
i..r.ur?. Jiuici ta iiuxiioi, vi W, Timothy
3 W). Red Top $1 7'toi! 00. '
UUKrril'. l ava, IM'SOc. ; l.aguayra, 2.
Rio, Prime to Choice, 22J to 25c.
BROOMS. Common Houms "rJ dozen. 61
'0 : Choice to Kxtra. t3 00C(lS 75 : .S. II. 61 50
llKKSWAX, Ih 30c.
SOAP. Schactler's German molllcd
i'c; Champaign hoap, 7Je.
TALLOW, V 7c
SUGAIt New Orlpnns. lVlnin (i f'linln
fi.lt. 117.12c; Coffee A. 13 to 13; Crushed
mill I....... I ii. ....... . '. ...
'."intii,i,i luiui;, ; uranuiaieu, n
J HI.IliHT COTTOV fnm,ir,..,.,l
-New York, 8.V. ; to Boston l oo. 'iJn
comprised, to Skw York, $1 14 ; to Bos
HIE GUT TO MK.Ml'HIS.-Floui, 2."o.
Hay, vli,50j Corn X owl., 15c. ; Oats, 15c.
I'otatocs, (4 bbl., 25c ; Apples,' 25c. ; Pork,
.15. ; V hliikuy (iOc. ; Lumbur U M. 7 00
Heavy freight "0 cwt., 15c. '
TO NKW ORLKANS.-Flour f3 bbl. 37' c;
I'otatocs, 37lc. ; Apples, 371e. ; Pork, No.:
A hUkey, 75c. ; Hay p ton, U(I 00 ; Co 7i
cwt., 20c. ; Oats, 20c. ; Tobacco V hhd.
4 00 ; Cotton bale, ei 50 ; Lumber V M
810 00. Hcu"y freight, ewt. 20.
Our Homo Advortigors.
comhihmion and fowabbino.
STRATTON & BIRD,
(Successors toStratlon, Hudson 4 Clark,)
"7 Ohio Lovco. Cairo, Illinois
MILLER & PARKER,
DEALERS IN FLOUR. CORN
Oats, Hay, etc.,
AGENTS for FAIRBANK'S SCALES
Ohio Levee. CAIRO, ILLINOIS.
Our Home Advertisers.
Gonoral Commission Merchant
133 OHIO LEVEE,
'72. SPRING-SUMMER. '72
KRNTUOKT JIAMS, FXTRA,
LA HUE STO0K OF OARK4TINO
Ilia Satire Ntoek
VERY LOW FIGURES.'
CORNER 8tH HT. AND COUMIRCIAL-AV.,
. M.'WII.LIAMH, JAB. KI.N3LKV,
Late of Vlckiburft, Stim. Late ot Cin'll, J
W. M. WILLIAMS & CO.,
SI'ECIALRAILROAl), STEAMBOAT AND
FOKWARl-INO AND COMSII6SION
C5, OHIO LEVEE,
JOHN ii. PIILLIS & SON,
(Succeairotato John II. I'Mllii,)
DEALERS IN HAY, CORN, OAT
Flour, Meal, Bran, &c.,
Cor. TENTH-ST. and OHIO LEVE
FORWARDING and COMMISSION
ME It till A NTH.
DEALERS IN FLOUR ; .
And Amenta of
IIIO RIVER AND KANAWHA
70 Ohio Levee,
C'lly Nttllunnl Bank Bulldluir.
Mjlpocia! atteution paid to orJera Irom ileain
J. M. l'HILLIPS & CO.,
(Buccemon to K. 11. Ueuilncjs & Co.)
Forwarding and Commission
Aciknt'b Oftiok I. C. R. R. Co., i
Cairo, Aug. 20, 1872.
Horotiftor all bills of lading for prop,
orty shipped on tho transit stoamor Illi
nois will bo signed at tho stono depot of.
lice. Jah. Johnson, Agt.
P. SAur's popular Tobacco and Cigar
Storo is located on Commercial avenue,
between Sixth and Soventh 'streets, and
marked by tho unique sign of "the Girl of
Liberal Adrancemonln made
Are prepared to receire, ttoro and forward
freight to alt points and bur and
ell on commiasioD,
MTlliialneaa Attended to prnrnptlr'
Z. D. MAT1IUSB,. X. O .UHI.
MATHUSS & UHL,
Commissi on Merc Hants
IAY AND WESTERN PRODUCE
NU. 6 OHIO LEVEE.
i ST. NICHOLAS
HARRY WALKER & CO., Prop'ri.
This liou't It newly nttvii up with two
Aud two Due
JENNY LIND TABLES
.Suitable for ull kinds of
In stocked with
are compounded In the most approved style
HarCome and sec foryoiin,eir. They keep
on hand a tine rtoek of
COLD WEISS BEER,
SCHWEITZER CHEESE AND HOL
RE RRES 1 1 M ENT TABLES
und evcnim.' at niii
o'clock, ut which ull uro Invited to partlu "
H-l.iti i '
uro Rprcaii inornliiL'
liato freool clmrtrc
BOOT AND OlIOK NTOBE.
HARDY & GREENWOLD.
105 Commercial Avo., noar Atheneum.
Keep on hand a good assortment of
LADIES' GAITERS AND SHOES
GENTS' BOOTS AND SHOES.
And Misses' and Children's Gaiters and
Also, Slippers of all Kinds,
Which thoy boII at tbo
VERY LOWEST FIGURES.
Call and Examine.
BILLIARD SALOON AND BAR
ROOM. JOHN BATES, Proprietor.
W Commercial Avenue, CAIRO; ILLINOIS
llest bran lof Csllfc U Cigars I u reoehvJ,
BI1X1AU1) kuIooii funilshcd with the bent
of tables ; aud bar supplied with wlues, Ibpiors
ud cigars of the tluest bramU.