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THE CAIRO DAILY BULLETIN, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1872.
TRUMBULL IN CAIRO.
THE LIBERALS OF EGYPT OUT
MUSIC, TIUNSPAKENCIKS AND
BANNERS IN AHUNDANOE.
3,000 PEOPLE LISTEN TO THE
TION EVER MADE
SKNATOK TKUM HULL'S KKMAUKS
BLAINE'S LATE SPEECH
AT CUICAG OGIV
EN IN FULL.
It it Almost impostlblo for us this morn
ing to give full Recount of tho gront mass
meeting nnd demonstration Inst night, ns
we bkve not the time noccssnry to go over
tho wholo ground. Wo will endeavor
therefore, to glvo only tho main facts. It
whi demonstration ot winch Cairo
may woll bo proud cortlanly tho
the largest of the campaign so far. For
the smooth, uniform and satisfactory man
ner in which tho evening's monitor work
wai conducted great praise is due tho ex
ecutive committee of tho Orceloy and
Brown club, and the tovornt marthuU of
the evening. The delegations from abroad
were nuncrous but not so largo as was
expected, but the enthusiasm of tho Cairo
poopb swelled the numbers who listened
to Senator Trumbull to immonso propor
tions, Promptly at 0 o'clock p. m. Col. Win
ston and his assistants began to marshal
their forces at Thornton's block, plncing
the horsemen, of whom thoro were, ono
hundred and twenty-flvo at tho hoad, fol
lowed by thu Padueah silver comet band.
Alter these, followed a long lino of foot
- Then enmo tho Cairo silvor cornot
band followed by tho Greeley and Brown
club and other citizens. Tho procession
started on its lino of march
at about 7 o'clock following up Commer
cial avenue- to Twentieth street, thonco to
Washington nvcnuo, thenco along tho av
enue to Tenth street, thenco ulong Tenth
to Walnut street, down Wulnut to Fourth
street, along Fourth to Commercial ave
nue, where tho procession bulled while the
delegation from Mound City,
headed by tho cornet band
of that city, took their placo in
front, and the long procession thus aug
mented in numbers passed nlong Com
mercial to Eighteenth street, along
Eighteenth stroot to Washington, down
Washington to The Bulletin building
whern it filed otr to the speaker's stand,
arriving at half past eight o'clock. Long
before ibis hourseuls which were provided
wero all occupied by ladies and by gentle
men who had taken no part in tho proces
sion, and man who had carried torches
worn out by tho long march dispersed to
Besides tho horsomen who all carried
torches, there wero over -100 footmen in
the march, who swellod tho number ut
the speaker's stand, to bulweon two und
throe thousand people.
Not a bingle accidont occurred during
the evening not anything to mar its
Of tho transparencies wo hovo only
time to mention a few. Tho ways at
Mound City woro represented by
ship drawn on trucks, tastefully
decorated, undor full sail, and bearing on
one side tho Inscription :
'Tho bloody chasm ferry."
On tho other tho following:
"Our ways are ways of pleasantness and
lead to Greeloy. Tho ways of tho trans
gressors are hard Grant-ed."
Heading tho march was tho transpar
"Egypt welcomes Trumbull."
Following it another:
'Grant is for himself."
Another read :
"Greeley has no kinfolks."
"No bull pups in ours."
Others were as follows ;
"Horace Greeley, the friend of labor ."
"Honest votes will muko an houest
"Real, net pretended, civil-sorvico re
"One tormjfor tbo presidency. "
"An honest government; vote for Gree
ley." "Gratz Brown, the pioneer of Liberal
At the head of tho Greeley and Brown
club a man marched with military pre
cision wearing white hal four feet high
and three feel broad bearing tho talis
manic Inscription, "By this sign wo con
quer." A perfect representation of tho Stokes
House, in Mound City, was curried by
two men, bearing the inscription :
"Stokes House, Mound City and spoke
factory, all for Greeley."
Tbero was no lack of enthusiasm last
night. With music and the "Thunder
Ing cheer of the street," tho pcoplo gave
. A.l t . ..
vent. io mcir pont up icellngl.
Tho marshals of the evonlng wero Col
Winston, chief, asistod by Jno. H. Bob
Inson, Phil Howard, Fred K.nhUr, Louis
Jorgenson, Louis Herbert and L. H.
At half-past 8 o'clock the meeting was
organised by calling John M. Laniden to
the chair, and tbo election of other o Ulcers
follow: Vice-president, N. R. Casey,
and E. Shlppen, of Mound City ; John
Antrim, P. O. Bchuh, W. P. Halliday,
Patar Ouhl, John Howloy, Den
nie Cody, 11. Wardner, P.
O. Laugblin, and G. H. Greenloy.
Secretaries : A. Cummlngi and M. B.
JIarrll( of Cairo, and Lou Faxon of Pa-
Utitfnr Trumbull ipoke until half put
tan o'clock and wm frequently Interrupted
by tho applauso of the people. Senator
Trumbull opened hit ipeoch by making
omo complimentary remarks concerning
Cairo and Hi future prospects when hor
railroads shall havo been-completed, pre
dicting for hor a glorious future From
this ho procoeded tonotlco tho Into speech
of Spoakor Blaino at Chicago, concerning
which ho spoke as follows:
The Liberal movement has for
its object, peaco and tho puri
fication of tho government.
This object which ought to command the
support of tM) good men of nil parties, is
mot by tho advocates of thoso in authori
ty, not by showing that tho abuses com
plained of do not exist and that reforms
are unccessary, but by misrepresentation
and slander of thoso who aro seeking
to bring about a purer and bolter admin
istration of tho government. Mr. Blaine,
Spoakor of tho House of Itopresentatives,
in a speech at Chicago a fow days tinco,
said : "From tho beginning thia'has boon
a campaign of extraordinarily vigorous,
lying," in which 1 quito argreo with him,
but tho "lying has been tnonopllzed by
tho Radicals with whom ho acts. For my
own part I havo nevor indulged in per
sonal attacks upon any one. I havo
spoken freely of existing evils and abi'scs
of government, and of illegal and corrupt
acts of officials, but of privato transac
tions and individuals as such, novor ;
Mr. Blaino in endeavoring todofend him
self nnd tbo majority of tho senato from
the charge, of having unfairly organized
and packed committees of investigation
with partisans and especial frionds of tho
officials whoso conduct was to bo invest!
Bated said : "That by Mr. Trumbull's nnd
Mr. Schurz's own" showing thoy deslro
committees to bo packed against ft fair
hearing of tho charges against the admin
istration of Gun. Grant." Mr. Blaino did
not and cannot adduco any proof in sup
port of this wanton calumny. Neither of
us ever desired moro than that tho frionds
of investigations should bo fairly
roprosonted upon tho committees. Mr.
Blaino says "certain allegations were
brought agninst the management of
the navy department in tho New
York 'Suu.' Mr. Trumbull came
and said that n investiga
tion would bo luovod in tho houie by
Gov. Blair of Michigan. Ho Intimated to
mo that ho hoped that thoro would bo
moro fairness in tho house investigation
than had beon shown in tho senato. I
told him of course 1 could not say any
thing about the appointment oi a special
committee, but what I would do in the fu
turo must bo judged by what I had dono
in tho past."
This is not a correct statomont of Mr.
Blaine's reply to my suggestion for a fair
committee. Can it bo that he has forgotten
his assurance that Mr. Biuir who oircred
the resolution would bo entitled to bo
chairman, and that ho would consult Mr.
Blair ns to tho composition of tho com
mittoo as soon ns tho resolution was
adoptud? Has ho further forgotton that
almost immediately on tbo adoption of
of the resolution ho announced tho com-
mitteo without such consultution 7 Gov.
Blair was unwillitiir in view of tho frc-
quunt packing of committees with especial
friends of tho accused to undortako the in
vestigation of tho alleged abuses in tho na
val department, unless ho could bo as
sured in advanco that ho would havo a
fair committes. It was to obtain that as
suranco that I called on Speaker Blaino.
I obtained it and so inlormcd Mr. JJlaine.
How well that ussuranco was kept subse
quent ovents, and tho conduct of a por
tion oi mo commiueo in conducting utti
investlgation as the attorneys of the
secretary of the navy, abundantly show
"."ortunatoiy u is not necossay to put my
word against Mr. Blaine's us to a conver
sation of which he and I alono wero cogni
zant in order to show how mistakon, I will
facts of which Mr. Blaine was not ignor
Having disposed of Mr. Blaine, ho
turned his attention for a short timo to a
general discussion of the political ques
tions of greater Importance which he han
dled in a very able mannor. But tho late
ness of the hour procludes tho possibility
of giving further extracts. At the closo of
the senator's remarks ho proposod threo
cheers for Honst Horace Greeley, which
were given with a will.
not say guilty of " vigorous lying," lie is
in hi. remarks at unicago. irutn isaji
ways consistent with itself, and althouL-tr
timo is often said to be immateriul,even in
contracts, it sometimes becomes of tho vory
essence ot a contract ana is nn iniaiuoie
test of truth. If u commission merchant
in Cliicago,to whom you had shipped grain
in the fall of 18i 2, wero toreportto you
that tho grain was destroyed in tho ware
house in tlio great tiro which occurred in
that city on tlio 0th of October, and
it were subsequently to appear that the
grain was not recnivod by tbo Chicago mer
chant till after tbo lire, what would be
thought of his statement that it was con
sumed in that groat conflagration V So if
Mr. HlHino, speauing in unicago mis weeK,
says that In March, 1871, bo solocted for
the performance ol a particiar sorvico,
a class of persons, who had no oxistonco
'till tho May following, tho wholo world
will sno no is mistaken in wual no says.
This is his language:
"Mr. Blair moved tho committee It
was appointed und vindicated the secre
tary of tho navy against tho charges of
thu Now York 'Sun.' Now Mr. Trumbull
intimates in talking about it, whonever ho
alludes to tho subject, that that was dono
bv a packed committee. Now that com
mittee consisted of tivo members, three of
whom wero Grcoloy mon. Cheers.
Gov. Blair, of Michigan, Mr. Warren, ot
New York, and Mr. Archor, of Mary
land, wero tho threo Greeloy men. Mr.
Peters, of Maine, and Mr. Sargent, of
California, wero tho two ltopublican
Tho rocord shows that Mr. Blaino ap
pointed tho committoo March I'.', 1872,
nearly two months before tho meeting
of the Cincinnati convention at which
Mr. Grooloy was nominated. When the
committee was raised thoro wore no
Greeley men in existence to appoint, and
consequently Mr. Maine's staternont that
he appointed three such men- on tho com
mittee cannot be true
Mr. Maine says " the committoo vindi
cated tho secretary of the navy against
the chargos of tho New York ' tjiin ', but
ho docs not vonturo to say that ho was
proporly acquitod. Tho very fact that a
mjority of the committoo vindicated
tho secretary from the chargo of having
paid out ol tho treasury in 1870, ninety
threo thousand dollars to navul contrac
tors who bad nrevlou )y boen paid all that
a bon I'd of otlicets had reported to be, or
.that was, duo them, in violation of a law
passed In ibw, wliicti declared tnal tho
sums previously paid "shall bo in full
discharge of nil claims against tho United
amies on acccount ot the vessels upon
which thu board made the allowanco "fur
uishus the best evidence whjch could bo
required to show the partisan character of
the committee. Lot tho pcoplo say
whether thoy approve the paying out of
$D'l,000 of their inonov u) parties not en
titled to it, and in daance of law, and
whether they believe that an impartial
commlttae would have justified tbo secre
tary in so doing.
Sir. Blaine 'further says "Mr. Trum
bull arraings bis associates, who aro sup
porting Mr. Greolev, because three of
them havo determined, that thu secrotary
of tho navy acted proporly." How much
does this statement of Mr. Maine diifor
from that "extraordinarily vigorous
lying" of which he speaks ?
Does not Mr. Blaine know that
no thron friends of Mr. Greeloy deter
mined that the secretary of tho navy acted
properly; so far from It Messrs. Blair
and Archor determined and reported that
he paid out $03,000 to tho Secors in viola
tion of law,
Whether the relations of Messrs. Sar
gent and Warren to tho secrotary of the
navy, and to parties dealing with and un
der obligations to him, were such as to
render them fit persons to Investigate bit
conduct, t lucb as have a knowledge of
SUNDAY, Octohkr 13, 1872.
Tho rolling mill buildings of tho Cam
bria works nt Johnstown, Pa., wero to-day
destroyed by firo. Tim loss Is $400,01)0;
H In Mexico to-day, tho vote of tho
pcoplo for presidential electors was passed.
Thoro was no opposition to tho rc-olcction
of Lerdo do Tojada.
The troubles In Osceola continue.
Mob violcnco and lawlessness prevnlb
Tho nciirocs havo unlimited license and
uso it without judgment or good senso.
A Cincinnati telegram of to-day snys:
Covington had n riot last night. A
Grant procession, consisting half o: whites
and half of colored men, whon, ns ono
story says, a boy hallooed for "Greeley."
A nogro said "shoot him," and commenced
firing. Another story Is that tho negroes
fired In thu air, and nnothor that they fired
into tho crowd of bystanders. Although
many shots wero fired no ono was struck
willi bullets, but a number woro struck
with torches. Thu doors nnd windows of
two stores woro broken in.
MONDAY, Octohki 14, 1872.
Snow to the depth of two or threo
inches, fell, near Blnghamton N. Y., to
The Democrats nnd Liberals of Now
Orleans to-day nominated L. A Wiltz for
Saratoga county bank at Waturford
Now York, was robbed of $300,000 this
morning by robbers disguisol as Ku-klux
who gagged and bound the family of the
cashier, whom thoy compelled to open the
vaults of thu bank.
Tho funerul of Wm. H. Soward took
placo in Auburn to-duy:
No less than six thousand persons
formed in lino. Only rolatives woro pres
ent at tho cervices, wiuuti Iook place at
the residence, Dr. Drainard officiating.
Tho remains wero then convoyed to thu
church, which was tastefully draped in
mourning. In front of thu altar wero
oated fifty clorgymer. of different denom
inations. TALL IlKAllkltS.
Tho pall bonrora wero Thurlow Weed,
ex-Guv. E. J). Morgan, Kichttrd Scliell,
Hon. Elius W. Leavenworth, Hon. Edwin
B. Morgan, Hon. Henry Wells, Hon.
Sumuel B. Buggies, Hon. Georgu W. Pat
terson, (formerly Lieutenant Governor
with Gov. Soward), Hon. James Bowman,
Hon. Michael S. Myurs, Junius Suymour,
Kichard Stoolo, Hon. Nelson Buurdsly,
(formerly law partner of Mr. Suwurd),
Hon. Daniel Uewson, Hon. D. T. Martin,
Hon. John Porter, Gen. J. U. Chedeli.
Tho entire congregation avuiled itself
of tho opportunity to view tho remains,
after which tho funeral courtego marched
to Fort Hill cemetery, where tho burial
sorvico was rend by Dr. Bralnurd. Tho
obsequies were tho most simple and im
pressive over performed over tbo remains
of ono so great in life nnd so universally
honored and esteemed in dentil. Tho 'ot
in which thu deceased Is buried is situ
ated on u gradually sloping bank
in Glen Haven, and is surrounded by noblu
old trees. Tho grove lies between
two beuutiful sarcophnguses, one contain
ing tho remains or his tormer wite on tlio
loft, and thoso of bis daughter on tho
right. All tho military llromun and civic
societies wero In citizen's dress and no
music was in tho lino. President Grant
sent thu following telegram to Gen. W. II.
Seward, at Auburn: "1 condole witli you
and tho nation in tho loss of u kind father
and an eminent statesman. HU services
to tho country havo bocomo part of Its his
tory. I regret that I cannot attend the
funeral to-day and participate in thu last
earthly honors to tho remains of thu dis
tinguished pati iot and statesman."
Tho following answer was sent to Presi
dent Grunt; "We huvo tho honor to ac
knowledge tho rccolptof ynurcommunicu-
tion of this date, and in nciiuii ot till mo
members of tho family of ou- fathor wo
return you our heartfelt nnd slncoro
thanks for your expressions of sympathy
with them in this grout atlliction."
Signed F. W. Skwarp.
W. H. Sbwahu.
TUESDAY, Octoukh 10, 1872.
Tlio Vormont legislature to-dny nomi
nated Hon. J. S. Morroll of thu United
States senato for six years from noxt
March by n vote of 211 to 171.
A banquet was given in New York
city tliis ovoning by u distinguished com
pany of American literati to tlio omlnont
English historian Froudo.
Mrs. Francis Minor, a St. Louis lady
of prominonco in thu womnn huli'iuge
cause, to-day mudo application to bo
registered in that city us a voter. She
At an intotvlew to-day in Washing
ton City, representatives of tho Kiown,
Apacho und otlior Indians were informed
that thoy witli their tribes must submit
absolutely to tho regulations of tlio gov
A Washington dispatch of this dute
A prominent North Carolina politician,
who has just passed through Washington,
reports a deep-laid plot on foot to deprivo
thu pooplu of tlmt statu of thuir.right to
solect a United States senator.' In the
ovont of Grunt's election, it is believed the
now Uov. Caldwell, will declare tlio entire
legislature just chomn, in which there is
u decided conservative majority, to bo il
legal and, get tho Badica) supremo judges
to confirm this action. Ho will then pro
coed to appoint John Pool or some other
Hudlcal to tlio vacancy and let mo election
ot a now legislature go over for ono or
two years. By this means Pool will get
and keep tho seat In defiance of thu popu
lar will, Hon. John V. Cowley, member
of thu present congress from the Second
district of Pennsylvania, by virtuo of tho
power ot Cameron, is reported to Imvo
mysteriously disappeared during tho lust
throe or four months.
WEDNESDAY, Ootoiikk 10, 1872.
Tho national board of trudu met In
New York city this morning,
Tho Illinois state Baptist ussoelatlon
is now in session In Jacksonville, with an
attendance of ovor one hundred.
A dispatch from tho east announces
that tho railroad between Yokohama and
Yeddo bat been formally opened by tho
A delegation of business mon and
bankers waited on President Grant to-day
to ascertain If ho intends to retain Secro
tary Boutwell in office
Tho stato election in South Carolina
was hold to-day. A govornor, state offi
cers nnd five congressmen woru elected)
all ltopubllcniis. No Democratic tlckot
was put In tho fluid.
Iho Democratic stato control commit
too of Ohio met in Columbus to-day. Sen
ator Thurinan, Georgo II. Pendleton,
Georgo W. McCook and several members
of congress woro present. Tho sense of
tbo meeting was to prosecuto tlio campaign
in tbo state with vigor.
A Now York diputch to-day snys ;
A London telegram ol thu 6th says :
Lately n case of wholesale poisoning Iihi
been thu subject of magisterial inquiry ut
West Auckland, A woiiniii mimed Mary
Ann Cotton bus ken accused of utilising
tho dentil or her husband, threo children
nnd n lodger within a comparatively lim
ited time. It is said suspicions Imvu uri.-en
that tho licenced has been a systematic
poisoner, and in thu course of her carvur
no less than nineteen persons havo beun
disposed ofj namely, fifteen children,
three husbands and one lodger.
TIIUUSDAY, Octoukh 18, 1872.
Five hundred cigar makers of New
York, struck to-day for hlgliur wages.
The end of tlio revolt in Spain wus
officlully unnounced in Madrid to-day.
A Now York dipatch of this (into says
from January lust till October Ut, 6,000
exiled Frenchmen from Alsnco und Lor
ruino havo arrived in this country.
A telegram of to-dny from Wilkes
burre, Pennsylvania, l New York, says
Internal Kevenuo Collector Hoyt, L. D.
Shoemaker, candidate for congress, ax
Mnyor Locreosol Scrunton, nnd Kovutitio
Atesor Guiin or Piltston, huvo been ar
rested on a cliurgu of bribing voters at tlio
A Nuw York telegram of to-day
John Furrell, tho young bridegroom
who so mysteriously disappeared lu-t
Tuesday evening ut thu time uppoluted
for his wedding, was found about midnight
Wednesday in Water streui, near Slaughter
housu Point, lying nenruli old steam boiiur,
almost lifeless. His clothes wero
purtly torn from his body, mid his fieo
presented a shocking sight. On lint tem
ples tho blood streamed unchecked, und
two iiulv cuts, inilicled by some blunt in
strument, were cluo bulntid thu left ear.
A diamond pin ami $27ii in cash wuru
takun from his person. It is supposed liu
wus waylaid by some of the thieving gang
that infest Vuter street ut nightfall,
forcibly tuken Irom the wagon lie wn
driving, beaten senseless and robbed. As
ho is yet unconsciou", no statement of the
occurrence can bo given. Young Fit r mil
now lies at his father's) residence, No. (18
Willett street. Miss .Mary IJuick, the un
fortunate bride, is u faithful attendant at
his bed'lde. The police haVu no clue to
the perpetrators of this foul crime.
ST. LOUIS LETTER.
THE FA IB A FA I LUBE -THE COT
TON BANQU ET POLITICS BKY
SON AMUSUMENTo AN INCIDENT.
St. Louis. October 10th, 1S72.
" After a storm comet a calm.'' St. I. ul
tho past week lias been Insufferably dull.
Fair week was one of Iiiten-e excitement,
nnd'yct the fair itself was not a success, II
appeared to tl.itg from thu beginning the
total receipts wero some eight tiioti-aiid dol
lars less than the pre. ions year. Notwith
ttaiKlln, ihe fair ws continued lour
day longer then ever before, and Jitst there
wa where one grand mi-t.ike was made.
The fair was o-t nlbly ooonedoii Thur.
thy, yet It was not -in I the next Mopday
that the several department were full and
In woi klm; order ; ol eourse thoe who w-i-ted
thu ground- during this period went
away much li-u!llicd at the meager dis
play. When the fair was In ft' 1 1 b!.itt, and
even on thu day of the week. Thui'la,
when St. !.oul turned out m man' and
crowded the great Aniphiihoalrc, there was
u lack of the old time uiillni-la-m. The fact
is, amusement for the crowd a cinblod was
not foitlu'omtug. From 12 m,, till 2 p.m.,
the iininen-o crowd of over fort ihoiKtnd
people sat in mule silence waiting for Iho
sports of tho arena to commence not even
a strain Irani thu hand, who were guzzling
beer ut tho booths during the interim.
Even a foot race or a dog light wot'ld hae
been a refreshing eliaiiye; but thero wa
not n ripple of stiij-tlilltjf. The day closed
with it stabbing affray ut twooftlie booth-,
and since then, In tlio death of two of tho
paitles coiieoiuud In tho saint, Thursday
ni'-ht the city was one blaze ol excilenieiit,
anil kerosene. Mo-t of the 'plluclpal bu-i-lies-
hou-es on foil i th stivet were illumina
ted In uoiioi' of the fair, and dense crouds
thronged thu streets to witness Ihein. Both
the Bepiihllu.iiis a id liemoe:als had Im
mense line ill'. Ill ploccsioiis end as the
they pas.ed up the same s,i(;cts a sea of
liioi ing llauic, miles In extent, was Hllu
for hours, .Music tilled the air, and the
works were litMituKh ul.tt'-h Iumi I, and
with uttcrieekU'ssiies-. Voi I'foiTOiiomlcn'.
ranio i. ear hoing perforated wi.li a descend
ing slid; i.oiii a rocket, which lell within a
few feet of Mm, ami which ho now keeps a
a souvenir of tho ( rand display.
For full p.iitleu'at's we re
fer you to in--. iHimuig and Smith,
w'.o perlornied teats of ability at thu tlino
that were peife- tly heroic mid unpandlulc I.
The cotton In liquet given In the Sangerfet
building at thu clost! oi ,he .fir was a sliainu
nnd dls-jiace to our fair city. Some eight
thotrand dollars have' been subscribed and
over one thou.ind ilekels given out to in' lt.
eil guests and subscribed to thceottou lilud.
Thu contract wasg'vou out to a pari y who ev
idently "can't keep u hotel" us ho, In the first
place, laid ono loii'j tahlufor about one hun
dred people to stand up to feed. ,Iut before
dalk some of the coinnillieo happened into
the building, saw lee stall of olilect, and
proceeded In hot hastu to maku a change.
Lumber had lobe procured, rui pouters tllt'O,
and w ieu It was time for thu gnosis to as
soluble thu tables wcio not oven all frade.
Ot coiilso til's m.ule a sev ous del.iy, mid it
was 1'eu ly 10 o'clock before eierythlng was
ready. At thif. time thu clia'iui. n (;avu a
cordial invltatlou to till tun Invited guests
from abroad to be first sca.ed. Immediately
a grand rush was m.ido by Ihe thniisan 1 men
walt'ii;;, each ono considering himself to bo
tin "Invited guest," rud tlio scramhlo wus
simply disgraceful. Those who could not
procure scuts, "went fur" a pile of wluo In
ono coiner of tho room, hioku open the box
es, knocked off tho necks of the bottles,
drank the contents, and iu about twenty
minutes that crowtl was dreadful and up
roariously drunk, und hero wo let full the
Politics, the present week, like everything
else, are stale, fiat and unprofitable, slnco
the excitement which culm nntcd In tho
t trchllght displays dur'irr fair week. N11'
Ing has disturbed the quiet of the waters.
The only ripple Is the si Ife among tho dlf
crent candidates for office. In passing tho
residence ofono of tho congressional aspir
ants ( former lesidc.it of Cairo) aboi't mid
night, n few etchings since, we noticed n
band or tiiuslu making pioparatlons for a
serenade. Never pusslu u good thing by,
we sto.iped. Tho band was accompanied by
one of the numerous political clubs of the
city, and idler playing an u'r stopped for
wild, One of I. io members of the clllbbroku
tlio silence of the lilht exclaim
ing I MVhcro the h-l Is Br" (thu
candidate aforesaid) "I'm arlVl dry."
Turning to thu bund ho s,.ltl, "Toot 'em
something quid;," nt ihcsamo lluioghhig
the door bell a vigorous pull, a bo was so
"mini dry I" Alter ihu band had "tooted
'tm i p" iiulll they got shoit or wind uga'n,
they siopped. Tho dour opened, II. appear
ed, thanked the "hoys" "did not sup
poo the honor was for him .'done," etc., etc.!
blli for the cause In which they wero cligiv
eil, und closed by luvUnglii the cowd, who
lost no I'nie hi ueccot'iig iho same. Our
I cn ' uho w.'s so Ic i 'bly "dry" leading the
band, while jour shori-ha.id ri'porie r tp'iet
ly withdrew, having .'lorouglily surieyed
ti'o wholu affair.
Aniiieineiiis have siitfevcd In ihe general
stagnation. At Dollars, .Murphy hns played
three times. June Coombs, at the Olympic,
has done beilcr. but has not drawn ii:h
lions,. lie- talent ivu tu i next week,
howovu , at thu (.la ul Opera House, we uru
to iuu a i'iio opera troupe and a sea-on of
difficult to get a sight of Iter face. Per
haps this wjs why thoy went out of
fashion that is, thoy grew smaller and
BUutllcr until thoy became what is
termed "a cotfago bonuot," and it was
the fashion to adorn this with gay rib
bona and flowers. The cottage botiucts
wero vastly more becoming than the
coal-scuttle, auil thoy were woru, with
mollifications, down to very recent
times. They were forn timo superceded
by "gipsy huts," u form of the old
Spanish sombrero, with a good breadth
of brim, which Happed in walking, and
in Ktiall sometimes almost lifted otic
from off her feet.
ANCIKNT AND MOD H H N COM 11 S .
Combs are an emblem of civilization
t'on, almost as much ns knives and
folks, or soap and towels. Tlio old
(iteeks and ltomaus, and even the
Egyptians, made uso of these articles,
though tho fashion of them wus differ
ent from that of the present day. Some
of our readers may have seen, in their
grandmother's garrets, specimens of tho
old time comb as much linger than
ouis, as thu old-timu bonnets were
much hit ger than the modem ones.
Thu first horn combs manufactured in
his country wero inado in West New
bury, just after the revolutionary war.
A Hessian settled thero who was tic
customed to tho working of horns into
buttons nnd combs, and from him the
art if the null! workmanship ol that
ohjilecn night-, dining which all I u popu-1 day was worthy to bo called an art
1: r" ope.as of tho day will be produce.', j Was taught to the native population.
'J'hi'nto.oTh a- and Ills magulilceiitoe.es-hvu.t Newbury has continued to lead
uao. out six. pern, me.-, -nc ti'eir eon- j the business, and to-day is oiiuoflho
ceils t, he .u-g,, hall oier the .Mercantile I.!-.la st coluM,mkjllK fmv,lS ; ,MilsSl.
chusctts. Itcsiiles West Newbury,
Leominster, Clinton, and Northboro'
used to be noted as comb towns, though
nil suffered more or less from tho com
petition of the rubber manufactories.
Forty years ago, ladies' combs, which
wcie birger than ladies bonnets ate now
Used to bo made in Xcwburyport for tho
South American market. They wero
often two or three feet wide, encirc-
cling two-thirds of the head, ami from
six inches to a foot high on the back,
It will pay lo ko to Ntl.onU lor
Uty t'omla. ' "
II. D. MANN & C0o
121 N. FOUIITH S UK T,
NT, I.OUIN, MINftOURI,
We cull attention to the bargains wo now
otler to nil In want of
GOOD GOODS AT LOW PRICES
Black Alpacas. 50 cents ; Jitt what other
houses iisk 7.1 cents lor, aninacK woous ill
Wuinutln 1-1 lUert'licd Collon, 17 cents.
Hills ii i
Fruit of the Loom 4-4 " 1.1
And all other COTTONS In same propor-lion.
Beautiful All Wool Plaids, 50 cents.
All Wool I'lniiress Cloth. 50 cen." j nil colors.
I ii ;s. goons urc worm i.iee.Hs.
I'lnc French -Merinos, $1.00; cannot bo
bought elsewhere for lci than ?1.'J5 nnd
Pure l.lncn He. n Si died llanderchlc,
$.U) and WI.OO pei' dozen.
Napkins, ull l.bie.i. $1.50 per dozen, und nil
prices up to pel dozen.
Tabli' l.'eii, ! Iiin.ii'l. 'ii'mcre, for
.Men and l!ov ucn;. Ilos'-. y, I.t-ces, I'm
broideries, SfiawN, .Sea s. Cloak", Blankets,
and Ladles imilerwcii ', 1 1 all prices , cor
resMoiiil with .in! r. tote i "ce. Oin- i-Jni Is
o build i'p n la-go it's' ,f. s iv tier .jr lion
olably u' Ii id . sel l (.nod fcoods ii low
pi-Yes. W t.ei" i no aiicthm foot's o.1, rash
of iiny fctnd, rod my article o ileied irom us
not proving sail-frciory can bu ii'iiir.ied at
oiiri'Xpc iiseund ihe money will be refunded.
We huo but
for Ml, and guarantee that to be u low one.
!cinl Tor samples of any goods. If not able to
call, and wu w'll send them riiccrfully.
II. II. .MANN A CO..
10-lTd.Vwlui. St. Louis, .Mo.
bla.'y, widen was crowed with ia-h'oii, beau.
tj' ai'd ihct'i'du or the city.
Wo cauiiot eioo our letter wU'iout nar
rating a Utile sCt.iie that we were eye wit
niss to in the horsu cars last c cuing, wulch
ties to show 1 in t thu "bloody chasm,"
still ex.stsuuion.'u. portion orour community.
Seated In one comer of Tie ar ere two old
portly and well known citizens ol sjt, Louis,
"ho dining the uak days ofthe rebellion
were In aelHe sympathy with the .South.
Seated oppo.liu wcie (Jens. Slierni.'ii t'liil
Sheridan. Sherman taspllle plainly
dro ,ed. y.;th a common son felt hat on his ' (c , )C; wr0M!,t i open work ;
head, uhllo i t.le T M was tlreed to kill. I. . .,i ,. !i .cT. :i. ii i .
While o e. coat with white velvet collar.
w Itu kids, black j;toy till. In fact in lull
dres.. As they 'eft thu cir at Fourteenth
street It was correctly siirmi-eil that they
were on the v;y to Col. Hubert Campbell's
(one of our millionaires) to attend a dinner
party. After thev had left, one of thcaotre
sald citizens (tieliher one of Wimiiii had
spoken so far) drew :t long breath and ex
claimed: "Thu little liishmau has got u
new white coat, "ha-cn'i he?" "Yes, 'says the
other. " I at llr.-t took him for a ll'tle d-n
French .lew." We wonder If I'hll's ears
i'tid to these .Spanish-American ladies at
tuclied their vales. One comb consumed
i In ee horns, or an equal quantity of
shell; utidas much ol the work is done
by baud and with the saw, and the pol
ishing was entiiely manual labor, the
pi ices weto high from fifteen to
Time brings about many changes,
nnd often strangely perverts the p imi-
t've meaning ol many words, and in
nothing is this made moie manifest i
than in the piesent and original mean .
ing of the word ''bonnet." It was the.
nn.: c formerly given to a man's beau
"car, uot to a woman's : or, to speak
moie accurately, it was :lie iianicol the
HOW TO ST A UT A N A Q UA It I UM,
One of tlu nio-t aUtuutive of hitting
room ornaments is an aquarium. They
need not necessarily be expensive, as
common window glass sct in a wooden
frame will sullice, though one with an
iron frame will bo better. Of course it
tnu-t bo 'made water tight. When this
is done put in rain or river water
probably any soft water will answer;
then get a piece of rock largo enough
to come nearly to the top, and tlio
more holes and cavities and ptojeetious
it has, the better it will suit the fish.
Put this in the middle, and then cover
the bottom with clean sand or gravel
two inches deep or more. You aro
I cad y thou for acquutic plants, which
may consist of American starwort, mermaid-weed,
calla, t'elrass, tV'c. When
stuff of which tho head near was made. ! ht'se lmvo been planted tlnco or four
Cui luuiuo do Naniris. writiiiL' about I "lays it will bo ready for the fi-h. Min-
the year 1800, says, "ho never woio nows, water newts, poieh. iiiusels, tad
the scarlet or green cloth, or bonnet.
And in the "llomancc of Wil'i.uu
Short-nose," the hero is spoken of us
wearing "a chaplet of booiiel'1 on b's
head. Subsequently the nr. me of the
cloth was used to signiiy the cap itself,
and thus we find mention of tiie bon
ne's, of piiests, and those of nobles,
which lust were of velvet, surrounded
by a coronet.
The bonnet wore by men in Eng
land in Henry VIII.'h time may still
bo seen on the heads of bccfe.i'eis
Imjl'i liirx. or men who formerly waited
at table) of that king's court. Shake
spearo used the word "bonnet" to sig
nify a man's cap. Jlo makes Voluui
nia, the mother of Coriolanus, say to
that haughty patrician, "(Jo to them
with th s bonnet in thy ban'!." And
Hamlet says to Ozric, "Your bonnet
to its right uso : 'tis for the head."
Scott, in one of his wur-sougs, speaks
of "all tho blue bonnets (,, the
Scotch troops) being over .hu border."'
And to this day, among tho Scotch,
the word bonnet means a man's cap, and
a eraiiy person is said tjliavo "a bee in
his bonnet." In Eunice, tho word is
now used to signiiy a lady's cap, and
buntel (Ic null means a night crp. II'
it be required to immo a lady's bonnet,
tho words rhojunu und toque ino ue.!.
although iutjite signifies jnopeily a
The first bonnets woin by ladies wero
of immense size, and weio literally for
tifications for tho head, being worn in
EiT.nco in t liu last days of the ci;li
tceiith century, at tho close of the firs I
rovoliitic ii. During the middle ages
the caps worn by ladies resjinbled tlio
fealhoisor ribbons. These hats weto
sometimes mudo of beaver, but gener
ally of plaited straw.
England, almio, of all European
countries, applied the word "bonnet" to
the covering of a lady's head. Dm ing
Queen Anno's reign, the ladies woro
gay-colored hoods, which wore thou
quite iho rage. In William Ill 's time
they woro lowers of hair covered with
lace caps, or ornamented with little
huts, lint tho hoods of Queen Anne's
time were a revival of tho piolty hood
bonuot known as tho "Miry Stuar.
hood," which first appeared in tho fif
teenth ceiiluiy, though not till a bun
i.t eil years later did it iccetve tho name
of tho unfortunate princess who always
woio it. This wus iu icality a hooJ,
and not properly u bonnet.
In Charles 11. 'h reign tnmcthin.' like
(ho modern bonnet was used, with deep
strings and mantilla. Our older read
ers nro familiar by romombraiico, and
our younger ones by illustrations, of
tlio "coal-scuttlo" bonnets worn by the
English ladies at tho beginning of tho
present century, which woro so-called
from thoir resemblance, when worn, to
tlmt articlo of furniture inverted.
When n lady's head was onvoloped in
one of theso fearful appendages, it was
impossible to see her profile, and vory
poles snails, and a few gold fih, are com
monly Used. H nails arc said to keep
both the witer and the grass clean.
Some other kinds will do equally as
well, but pike and trout are objectiona
ble on account of a weakness for their
eating up thu other members of (ho
family. Care uiu-t be u-ed so as not
to overstock the vesel, or all will die
With a pioper propoitio.i of plants and
fish the water will remain pure a num
ber of weeks, hen it has stood some
time it can be improved by dipping out
and pouring back from a little height,
'flic fish may c fed bread crumbs and
minute bits of meat, but what is uot
eaten by them must be lemovcil, or it
will taint the water.
If one should give me a dMi ofand
and tell me there were particles of iron
in it, I might look for them with my
clumsy fingers, and bo unable lo delect
them ; but let me take a magnet and
sweep through it, and how it would
draw to itself the most invisible paiti
cles by the mere power of ut' ruction.
The unthankful hcirt like my finger in
tho sand, discovers no mercies ! but
let thu thankful heait sweep tluoiigh
the day, as the i.uiguet finds the iron,
so it will find in ovciy hour some hcav
ooly blessing ; only he iron in fJod's
sand iu gold.- - O. II'. Ilulmn.
CfTy-C'arafa, the coinpo-or, who died
iccciitly, was far Irom rich. His prin
cipal income was derived fioni a snuff
box This snuff-box was given to tho
miihor of "1.:. I'l ison d'Kdimbourgh "
about thirty years ago, by Huron .laines
do Uothschilil, us a token of esieoni.
C.iraf'a sold it twenty-four hours later
for rcvt;nty.fivo napoleons to the inmc
jeweler Irom whom it hud been bought.
This became known to HotlKchild,
who L'avo it again to the musician on
the following year. The next day it
returned to tho jeweler's. This trafie
continued till the death of tho hanker,
mid timber still ; for his sons kent tin
tbo tradition to the great satisfaction of
I&f-A few copies have been received
in New York of a new English niaira
zino entitled (on tho cover) Tlio Arc, and
(on tho inside) Tho Et Cetera. Droll
names to be tho study ofthe London
magazine publishers uow-a days. Tho
liccta f;ulur appeared two years ago ;
Dark IJIup followed ; and Tho &c,
claims its share of public patronage.
K8r young lady being asked by n
politician which party she wus most in
favor of, replied that sho preferred a
" 1 ' '
I. AUUIITF.lt LK.NDS A NEW CIIAHM
To bctuity, when it discloses a pretty tot
of teeth. Whiteness, when nature has
supplied this element of loveliness, may
Lo retuined through life, by using tho
fragrant Sozodont. 10-16-dlw.
LlfsONAITICICNOH .V CO.. Ihe
it If : eil llo.hlers, annoi'iice ..ic In
Iroi ie 'h i o a phri or orde ig do. h
Ing by leiti". ... whlcii icy cad your
I's.ieclnl attc I bin. 'MicV win. nt- nti
p'"tvtlon. send j o.i ihdr lin'iiiM'd and
I'CCII-JIO -u'cs fo- . I.-Mi'usti cncid,
IHl'-.raied ( 'It-old .- am l--lei; l.t-t,
wl ; a full line of sam .tcs -oi 1'ielr
Immense -lock of (.'lo a-, ('as. oie ,
.V'c., Ac. thus elia.iUilg H i i es In a,iy
ps -t of the coll.iiry m oa'iV dolling
di eel from lliel. iiou-i". w'.n the cer-l.-'i.v
ol icceil,ig ga mews of the
uvy latest sijlu a. id most pc-fect tit
Coods ordered will be sci't by ex-prt-s
,o he odd for on delivery, wLh
l c uin'e - .t.idi'i,, thai Y not s'.-'ll-fac-lo
y, ..icy call in- .uitltneil at TIcklior's
A- Is W"ll known throughout the
soiuh and Wi's.. .hey hate io seven
ice.i yea s i:.'CKi.l.i:i In id. di-lart-liiu.lt-
or thd." Hi'-' H'ss, tv.iic.i ! a
piarauieu us to ..ie t haracicr ol the
guilds tlicy send oi .
Your o. .le sne -nllellrd and when
III ii. I.oris, oii art- Invi cd o call at
Ihe i'. e.is'.tf t'-..'ilill-hiieii( of Tick
nor.t Co.. iiiamif:e. lifers and n-ta 'crs
ofnii'iii'iiil hots cio, d.ig nnd Kurni-h-l,ig
(iixii.s. rvil and Oi'S No.-.ti I'our.h
street, M. Loiil-. 'to. Hoys clothing a
specialty ' lo-lTwJm
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