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THE CAIRO DAILY BULLETIN, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1872.
Aixof the most daimitod freight taken
from th Hslfasl old at auction yes
urdav. Oulte numhar of our citizens
bis) and were "-ld."
Okw. Logan's ion, who it paymaster
for tba Yallowitonn otpodltlon, was
robbed of 3,M)0 by highwaymen whllo
travailing in the JleTenn and Ogdon sts-jo
coach last month.
P. Swauk, the present incii'iil-ont,
was re-elected horill 01 jiissiMippi
count. Mo.. at tlm Utc election. Hill
makes a good sheriff.
It you want to hear and see one of tlio
sweetest-toned piano in town cull nt 8. P.
Wheeler's. St. Louis Roll TrcMo l'iano.
U44.tr. N. P. Cukticc, Agt.
A Rascal. Bonjamln Erlanger, a Itui
lan Jew, proprietor of a Donvor, (Col ,)
saviors inttltutlon, nlxcoiided nl Sunday
with 40,000 of hi depositor' cah. He
conducted hii sudden departure In such a
quiet manner that not h single ono of hit
victims even dropped on it.
KENTUCKY LtllRAKY ASSOCIATION. A
llmted number of Gift Concert ticket for
the Kontucky Library Association can Lu
obtained of "W. It. Hock well & Co., on
Commercial avenue. The into will con
tinue until the 25th lnL ll-lO-'.d
Toys, etc. Our enterprising confec.
tlooary merchant, I'll 1 1 H. .S.mp, left .Sun
day afternoon for Chicago, where hu will
purchase and send to this city the largest
and Snost lot of toys, etc., over brought
to Cairo. All aru invited to call and see
Phil after ho return. 11-1'J-tf.
Auction. Will be sold nt auction this
day, (Thursduj ), at ton o'clock u.ni., at the
store of S. J. Hiiinm, on Commercial aye
nue, a largo stock of drug, medicine
soaps and fancy articles. Sale without
retervo, to satisfy attachment.
Rodent Jiii.Ll.voxLY, ConstKble.
STKAM UOATAIEN'S CONVKN.
IMI'OIITAST HU8IKKS3 TRANSACTED.
Pursuant to adjournment the convon
tlon met with R. H. Woolfolk in the
Tho committee on rules and laws, gov
erning the convention made the following
Section 1, That each association rep
recnled In this convention shall bo
jpon tho following basis: St. Louis
twolvo votes, New Orleans ten votpe.
Vicksburg four votes, .Memphis four votes,
Cincinnati eight votes, Louisville six
vote, Cairo ono voto, Evatisvlllo two
vote, and that tho chairman of oauh
elation cast tho vote of their delegation.
o .... fm.. n .. . . "
.. tnni mi sieamDoais repre
sented In tho association shall bo gov
erned by tho tnrilTs mado by the different
associations in their respective trade. Hnd
their failure so to bo governed itii.ll nh.
ject tho party so falling to trial In any a-
Buuiniiun wnero me cuarge mav lie made.
at.c.a. xuaiaii local lines stiiill cliargo
full card rates on roshlpplng frolghi.
Sec. -1, This committee recommends
10 inu sevorai assoc at ons. that thov re-
qulro the payment of freight bills Cefore
mo uenvery oi ireignt, anil ttmt no claim
loruamages ue entertained alter
moval of tho uoods.
Sic. o. That thi convention adopt tho
name of the I'nlon Association of Steam
boat Captains, Owners and Competing
Lines ,Hnd bo governed tiv tbec nnstitution
and by-laws mado by tho Captains'Associa
tlon of lC8
clmoso tho channel and being less manage
able, should whistle first. The preeont
system is dangorous, especially in high
The aliovo suggestions are general, and
should your convention deom it proper,
to refer especially to tho Ohio river. I
would request that they recommend the
' ..-..-if r . . ( i . . i
luiisiriiuiiun iur special service on tnai
river of a light-draught Iron hull snag,
boat, and ot a light-draught iron hull
crapor boat Ilka tho Octavia. Tho
former boat could kerp the whole rivbr
clear of obstructions Hnd the latter could
deopon the channel over sandbars, as was
dono by tho Octavia at Walker's bar, and
as Is dono every eoason nn tho uppor Mis
slssippi. I havo recommended the con.
struction of these boats, and would bo glad
to recoivo the support of the convention.
Your obedient servant,
W. 8. Mrrrill,
U.S. Engineer and Hrv't.Col.
On motion the above communication
Tho following resolution was then
adopted and signed by all the delegates
was received and tho convention recom
mended tho Major's suggestions, and gave
him their hearty concurrence.
Tho pamphlet report oftho Delta Canal
rrom Port St. Phllllpo to tho Ouir or
Mexico, recommending its completion,
was loceivod and Indorsed.
A resolution was adopted, tendering th
thanks of this convention to Geo. Flshor
Kq., surveyor of this poit, for tho use of
cf the U.S. court-room.
A similar reolutlon was adopted return-
tho re-1 ng the thanks oftho convention to Capt
It' r ir in i .. r . .
m . i . iiaiiiun, ior courtesies received at
his hands while In Calm.
dpt. Phillips introduced tho following
Resolved, That tho thanks of this con
vention be returned to II. P. Lyons or the
St. Louis 'Evening Dispatch,' Mr. Howen
of tho St Louis 'Globe,' and to the report
ers of the Cairo Hulletin and 'Sun,' for
their kindness in reporting the proceed-
A kw Mucic Messrs. W. B. Kockwell
and company havo placed upon our table
several pieces of new music, among which
are "Ten Little Kogues," and "Meet me,
Bessie, in the Dell." Messrs. W. U. and
company are always up to tho times, nnd
on their counters you will always find nil
tho latest music, periodicals, etc.
' call to tho notice of our readers
tho advertisement of the Cairo Conserv
atory of Music, which will open on tho
lbth of this month, in tbo now building
now being completed on the corner of
Twelfth street and Washington avenue.
It is the intention of the manager to place
within tbe roach of our citizens, an oppor
tunity or giving their children a complete
and perfect musi:al education.
M. Burn, proprietor of the Mechanics'
boarding house, has been appointed agont
ror the employment of inon and teams for
work on tho Texas nnd Paciflo railroad.
Tbe faro has been reduced nn wagons,
teams and men, to tho works, and trans
portation can be obtained of him ntthe re
duced rates, lie has plenty of stable room,
and good accommodation, for man and
The Good Show Comino. Tho best
circus travelling, and a great favorite
with tbe people of Cairo, is yet to come.
No noise precedes Its advent into our city,
but a great and welcome Noyc come with
St. Mr. Charles Noyes' Crescent City
Circus will be here on next Saturday and
will give an entertainment worthy tho
patronage of all.
Persoxal. John Maxey, formerly or
this, city, but moreTecontly or Louisville,
Kentucky, is here maklngpro purations
to pack hogs in this city this winter. He
has alroady secured a house Tor packing
purposes in Thornton's block. Wo wish
A. Marx has secured the rront portion
or the Southern hotel, where he will open
his clothing store next week, Mr. Marx
,1s now in New York city purchasing an
entire new slock or goods. He has come
back to stay.
Bemis, Brown A Co. or tbo St. Louis
bag house, have opened a branch houso
here in Cairo, under Cubl'i building on
the Ohio levee. They are represented by
Mr. II. C. Wilks, a thourough business
Our commission merchants are all do
ing a good business.
Sol Smith Russell, Sam French. Sam
Allen and Charles L. Hastings, all of
Kussella monologue entertainment, are
booked at the St. Charles.
inns of this convention.
Resolved, That we, the undersigned del- Tho convention then nrncenln.1 t,. ,Am
gates of the cot.vontion or Steamboat 1 mPnr. r, n,n.in L..
Captains Hnd Owners herobv pledge our- I ,,... .
selves to abldo by the constitution and hv- President II. H. oolrok of Louis-
laws of tho Union Association of Steam- I '"e-
boat Captains and Owners. Secretaries, W. .1. Kounlx or Pittsburg,
Capt. Alkln then offered the following ' T. P. Leathers or New Orleans, and Thos.
resolution- . I Shorlock or Cincinnati.
Remind, That a copy of our proceedings AssUtant Socreturles, I. N. Mar on of St.
bo furnished to each of thu ocal iifsocia-' t , i ,, T t
Hon.. including fhn... n ,., "i ! I'ouit ,"lJ " 1 I'vi of Louisville.
, 1 : o lj" L
here, and thut tho president be requested
to urge them to ra'lfy whathad been done,
and to put their association in working
The rollowing resolution was then or
ferred by Capt. Aikin of New Orleans :
Treasurer, Win, Rhoad or St. Louis.
Tho convention then ndjuurned, to meot
Mny 1, 1873, unless sooner called together
by thu president.
Police Court Novomber l'.'th, F.
Bross presiding. Mattio Jlurd, Alico
James, Molly Smith nnd Nancy Mack,
were brought berore bin honor "by Mar
shal Cain, to answer the chargo of being
inmates oi houses of illfumc. They wero
each fined ?10 and cost, which they paid,
and went on their way to sin no more.
Two young and respectablo gentlemen
were fined, one $10 and costs, tho other
$16 and costs for assaulting a relative of
theirs, who is over CO years old. They
hoth paid like good rellows m will do so
Mike Connolly was fined $50 and costs
Tor being an inveterate loafer and va
grant. Having no means to pay ho will
work 63 days on tho streets.
John Barry, John 0yle and Joseph
WeU, all chronic offenders, ro up
for aS.'!Ce'entt,UW n U,u
"HnuUMt, f0r jjo days in Jail.
Bol Smith Uuk..,-;
live mo oroo.'y audience " 'I'
mlmlor has , Mussel In
Woman's KighU Is o'l u' n
Lie. Is representing the UuKu-
Resolved, Tliat each local association bo 1
required to fix n ponaltv of not ess than
$500 upon nny of its mombors who may
violate tho tarifl'in any traJo ho mav en-
gage In. and that the ponultv imposed be
collected bv tho homo association
of tho member violating thu tariff.
and romitted to the aociation whose tarifl
has bcon violated.
Capt. Botlngor ottered tho following res.
Resolced, That tho secretary of this con
vention notify the different associations of
steamboatmen, that on and aftor Decem
ber I, 1872, nil steamboat freight bills
on tho Ohio and Mississippi rivers and
their tributaries, will be collected on do-
livery of freight on tho bank, levee nnd
Rererred to local Associations to mako
report December 3, lew::, at Louisville.
Captain Boflnger offered the following
Resolved, That n notumltteo of one he an.
pointed by each association, viz:
ritfburg, heeling, Cairo, St.
Louis, Louisville, Now Orleans,
Evansville nnd Cincinnati, for the pur
pose of adopting a uniform classification
of rntes, bills lading and dray receipts,
sotting forth tho risks accepted, nnd to
have the sntno printed on tho backs of
bills luding, tbo classification of freight
1st, 2d, 3d and 4th. Said comtnitteo to
meet ut Louisville. December 3d. 1872.
and there adopt h form to bo used in all
trades, to tnko effect January 1st, 1872.
Capt. W. P. Hnlliday offered tho fol
lowing resolution :
Resolved, That in tho opinion of this
convention, th growth Hnd imtural lo
cation of Cairo, being at tho confluence
of tho Ohio and Mississippi rivers, nnd
tho interests of commerce, all demand the
ostublisment at Cairo of regular terms of
thu district and circuit courts, with resi
dent clerks and marshal, for the purpose
of securing such rights and privileges as
will thereby bo gained, this convention
respectfully call the attention or congress
to tho subject, and ask that a law, such as
is necessary in tuo promises, be passed.
Capt. B. R. Pcgram of Now Orleans,
then introduced the following potition.
Caiiio, Ills., Nov. 12, 1872.
To Gen. Albert J. .Meyer, Chief Signal Olfl
cer U. H. A., Washington, U. C:
We the undersigned delegatex to the
htcamboatmen'H convention now being held
In Ca ro, and representing the entire steam
boat interest on the western rivers, hcrebv
acknowledging the great hencfiti to that In'
forest, of the norm and.river report)- fur
ulshe (I by the Siirnal Sen Ice U. S. A. at this
point, ami believing that It would be of
further good, to receive at Cairo, river re
port from Knoxvllle, Chattano gu or ouie
other point on the upper Tennew.ee river,
lu aildlttlon to thoio now received, (It belnt'
.cry Important to bo forewarned at this
point of sudden changes In tho river,) would
recommend ami ask that Mich reports be
given to the Cairo station, with the weather
Futhcrmore, there being a lariio extent of
territory between Leavenworth, Kansas, and
hhreveport, La., in which there Is no Ma
Ion nnd over which frequent storms sweep
in a Is. K. direction, we would suggest that
G'mcu-t. Charley Noves' circus Is on
1 its way South. Mr. Noyen, who is nwaro
tlmt there is a iaree number of our cltl
zens who can appreciate good circus, has
concludcd,and telegraphed us to that ef
fect, that on hi way down the river, he
will pitch his large pavilllon here, Satur
day Nov. 10, nnd give an afternoon and
evening's performance, in which he will
ondeaver to givu full nnd entire tatisfrtc
tion to all that may give him their patron
age. We know that his show is a good
one, and hope lie will bo as well patron
ized as he ought to be. Charley is clever
and popular showman.
Fire. A fire broke out in Capt. Ham
bloton's kitchen yestorday afternoon, at
Mound City, and it was totally consumed.
But by the timely arrival of citizens and
firemen, hi residence was saved. Lofs
rroui.ak joint mektino.
Caiko, Ills., Nov. 8, 1872. J
Present. His honor the mayor and
Cunningham, Robinson, Stratton and
A quorum not being present, on motion
of Alderman Robinson the council ad
journed to meet on next .Monday evening,
November 11, at 0:30 o'clock,
M. J. Uowlky,
Beggar and Invetorate DruiiVnd u
Kussel cannot be boat. His comlo .7..:
re chute and wero received with applam.
9jw-tmwmtM. Mr. Kussel gives hii
leil et-UrUlBRient at the Atbeneum to.
Dlfht. For 'a good and hearty laugh that
wllfdo your yarjr toul good, why, go and
ii-ciuiiniiuKicai sianon be i-stublished ut
mum- iuiiii oriween ino-c places.
Ca ro being ;ltuutfd nt the conllusnce of
the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, is, we bclie o
the most Important tution on the rivers for
ncqu r ng information us to tho rise, fall and
condition of rivers and approach of storms,
(a forewarning of which would be or great
hem-tit to steamboat Interests), the num
ber or steamboat arrivals ut nils port ap
prox (muting live thousand (.1,000), during
theyeur. In lew of these lucts we would
also earnestly urge that the storm warnings
by Hug uml lantern (us luruUhed to luke
Krts) bo displayed at this station.
The foregoing petition was signed bv ev
ery member of the convention.
Tho following resolution whs olfered
by Capt. IlHlllday :
Unut'!fd', '1ihal "l0 t""nboat Interest
J r1! Z I',0-. mands that a local board
tho SralrT010" ''U t
The following letter from m.i w u
Merrill, United .State, engineer, was then
Gknti.kmkn of tiik Ciivv.,.,, ,
H" SOrrv thai m nnuii.n .r I., .'.I '
vt.nl. V r - uu.iiiu,. lire-
lit em"? frpm t',jn''"'B. ""t I take tho
CTP1 fBW PIU for your
"sum 0 coinmerco on tbo
-nipiab nr , W ""ouia oe DUllt
by the ;?vteUroihe brldgu te approved
i. When boat. -descemMng
k C,(J-rJM(, the
oiy of coinmerco on tho
AD.IOUK.N EI) IIXUULAK MKCTINit.
Council Chamuek, i
OaIUO, Ills., Nov. 11, 11:30 p.m., 1872. j
Present. His honor Mayor Lansden
and Cunningham, Ha! I Id ay, Hurd, Met-
cair, PhlllU, Safford, Swayne, Taylor and
On motion thu reading of the minutes
was dispensed with.
Reports or B. 8bannessy,P. M. and Win
McIIule, city Jailer, for tho month of Oc-
tubor, were presented and, on motion of
Alderman Cunningham, received and or
hthkkx committee rei-ort.
Thostreot comraitteo reportod back a
petition praying tho construction of u
sidewalk on Seventh street be
tween Walnut street and Jefferson
avenue, recommending that tho ordinance
comraitteo bo instructed to draft an ordi
nance providing for the building of said
Tbe committee also reported that they
uic informed by thu officers of tho J. C.
R. R. Co,, that the change of tho location
of their tracks, on Levea street, at this
time would sointerfero with tho handling
or their freights thut they have concluded
not to make tho contemplated uhango at
this time, nud it therefore becomes neces
sary to tnalso considerable) repairs upon
Levee street. The committee recom
mend tho adoption of the following res
olutions, vi. :
Resolved, That tho comtnitteo on ordi
nances bo nnd they hereby nro instructed
to havo prepared un ordinanco pioviding
for tho construction of a sidewalk on tho
south side of Seventh street, from Wal
nut street to Jefferson avonue.
Resolved, That tho committee on streets
bo and they hereby ure instructed to have
such repairs put upon the plank road on
Loveo street as will render such road pass
sthle for tho coming winter, and that said
committee ho and thoy hereby are author
ized to have tho nocossary materials pur
vhasod for that purposo and to employ tho
prisoners in tho jail In said repairs.
Councilman Hurd moved to recelvo and
die said, report, to concur in the recom
mendation therein contained and to adopt
the forogolng resolutions. Carried by tho
rollowing vote: Ayos Cunningham,
Halllday, Hurd, Metcaif, Phillls, Safford,
Hwayne, Taylor and Woodward 0,
JIBI'ORT OF rilR HOARD OF IMItliCTOHS
the fihk department.
Tho said board of directors to whom was
ref.rred a petition of the Delta Fire com
pany for five hundred root or hose for tho
use of their company, reported the iaroo
back, rucomineudiug that the prayur of
the petiiioneisbe granted, and also rsjvonj.
mtndod the adoption oftho following res
Jlesohed, That the committee on tho tiro
department bo and thoy hereby aro author
ized and Instructed to purchase, upon tho
best terms in thoir powor, fivo hundred
Jeot of suitable hoso with tho proper coup
lings, for the use of the Delta Firo com
pany No, 0.
On motion or Alderman Mctcnlf tho re
port was received and tho resolutions
adopted by tho rollowing voto: Ayes
Cunningham, Hallidav, Hurd, Metcalf,
Phillls, Safford, Swayne, Taylor and
Woodward 1. Nay 0.
A petition was road from the Arab Firo
company, asking a loan of $1,000 for thrco
years, to assist in pnylngjor the new en
glno house, and offoring to give a mort
gago upon their promises to secure tho
payment of tho amount. A motion by
Aldermnn Swayno to grant tho petition
and Instruct the city attorney to draft tho
proper papers was withdrawn.
On motion of Alderman Swayno tho pe
tition was roferred to the ordinance com
mittee, with Instructions to draft an ordi
nance authorizing the loan asked for.
(Councilman Wood appeared in his
A petition of the Rough and Ready
Firo company fur a new suction for their
engine, the .1. B. Taylor, was read, and on
motion of Alderman Swayno rererred to
the board or directors or the firo department.
A petition and romonstraiice from M.
S. Ensminger and other property holders
on Thirteenth street was read, remonstrat
ing against tho building or a sidewalk on
the south side or said street between
Commercial nnd Washington avenues
On motion or Councilman Wood the re
monstrance was re.'errod to the street
Tho rollowing bllli wero presented, and
on motion of Councilman Wood referred
to tho commllteo on claims, viz:
James Ross, two toiucoalfor clcrkV
.1. B. Reed, hardware . .
Morris, Pood A co4.r3 feet 'lum
ber It. Shaiinesy, 1'. M.. October salurv.
John (iladney. haiilin; lumber. '
Win. Mcllale, dieting prisoners lu
October, iVXt days., .
A. Frazer, putting In new taltelu
pump corner of KIecnth street
and Commercial avenue
Phillip Howard. James I'ilHI. II.
rilxhy, Jos. Arnold, F. M. Ward.
M. W arren, Wm. White nd Thos.
Kerth, for services a- special po.
Ilcemen on election dav, Noem-
tier nth, each . . . "
John Gladney. hauling lumber
P. C'onlan, 2, days' work on streets
in October rj!i 00
Thos. Fltgerald. 27 das s" w ork on
streets lu October. ' . ,Vi 00
Win. Mcllale. 22 iiav' work on
streets In October .". .... 44 00
Nick Williams, meat furnshed pest
house from Sept. 17 to Oct. 31. .". :if
N. Fclth for furnishing cotllns aud
burvliigO small-pox patients . 12 00
Jss. Ross, 2 tons coal for clerk's
ollice ,. s 00
REAUIKO OF ORDINANCES.
An ordinance entitled "an ordinanco
granting tho right of way to the Ketucky
and Tennessee Railroad company over
certain streets of tho city," was road a
second time. Councilman Taylor offered
tho following amendmont to said ordi
nanco which was adopted, viz : To Insert
after the word "empowered'' in the sixth
line of Section 1 tho following words :
'To fill and grade so much of Levee street
as may bo nocossary for the purposes of
this ordinance and "
Councilman Wood moved that throe
persons not members of the council bo ap-
pointea to make an estimate oi tho cost of
tho Improvements contemplated by ordi
nance No 32, entitled "an ordinance pro
viding ior the construction or certain
sidewalks and the rc-construction or re
moval of other sidowalks therein men
tioned." Carried. Tho council thereupon
appolnlod Messrs. Timothy Uorman, John
A. Poor and Wm. McUale to mako such
Councilman Hulliduy offered the follow
ing resolution, viz:
Resolved, That a committee of three
members of tho city council be appointed
by tho mayor, whoso duty it shall be to
tender to tho members of tho convention
to bo held In this city to-morrow, the 12th
inst., in connection with steamboat inter
ests on tho Western rivers, tho use of
either tbe city council chamber, tho
county court-house, or tho United States
court-rooms for their deliberations ; that
said commlttco bo also authorized and in
itructed to have prepared for said conven
tion whichever of said rooms they may se
lect for their use, nnd that tho expense
thoreof bo paid for out of the city trcas
ury. Councilman Taylor movod to hmend by
adding "and that said committee ho au
thorized to adopt any other measures
necessary to tho convenience and comfort
of the convention." Amendment adopted.
Tho resolution as amended win adopted.
Tho mayor appointed as such committee
Mossrs. Halllday, Phillls and Taylor.
On motion of Aldorman Sall'urd tho
mayor was added to tho committee.
On motion of Alderman Swayno, nd-
M.J. Howi.ey, City Clerk.
Steamer Crescent City, St. Louis
" Arkansas Belle, Evansvlllo
" St. Joseph, St. Louis
" Comet, Pittsburg
" O U Church, Bank
" Atlantic, Now Orleans
" Mary McDonald, Memphis
11 J J Abort, Mound City
" Andy Johnson, St. Louis
" Thompson Dean, St. Louis
" R A Babbage, St. Louis
" Illinois, Columbus
" Jim Fisk Jr., Paducah
" Grand Tower, Memphis
Steamer Arkansas Hollo, Evansvlllo
" St. Joseph, St, Louis
" Comet, St. Louis
" Atlantic, St. Louis
" Mary McDonald, St. Louis
" ' .1 J Abort, Cumberland island
" Acdy Johnson, New Orleans
" R A Babbage, St. Louis
" Illinois, Columbus
" Jim Fisk Jr., Paducah
" (Jrand Tower, St. Louis
JIOATS LEATI.VQ TO-DAY.
The O U Church will loave this morning
at IU o'clock for Now Orleans adit all way
points. Tbo regular Anchor line pa?kot
will leave for Memphis and way points
this evening at 0. o'clock. The Jim Fisk
is tho packet leaving for Paducah and all
way landings this evening at 4 o'clock.
The fine steamer Florence Leo is tbo rcg.
ular packet leaving for Evansvlllo and all
way landings this evonlng at 0 o'clock.
CONDITION OF TIIK ntVKRH.
Tho fall In tho Ohio at this placo dur
ing the past twntity-folir hours was six
Inches Special reports I0T1IE Bulletin
report tho condition of tho Ohio nnd Mis
sissippi rivers at various places. There Is
only about live feet in the channel to
IIUHINES AJD WKATIIKK.
Buslties continues very good, and all
steamers arrive nnd dcpait with good
trips Tho weather was clear and chillyi
The Thomson Dean arrived from St.
Louis flying light, nnd has laid up ror a
row days, until thoro is an opening ror bor
lo load. Capt. Pepper acted wisely In
bringing his boat away from St. Louis be
fore tho winter sot In.
Tho H. W. Shrevo discharged 720 bales
cotton Tor tho East. The packets from
below nro bringing up from 100 to COO
halo overy trip, and it Is forwarded
prompt.y by tho 1. O. R. R.
Tbo Atlantic took a largo portion of tho
Balfast's damaged freight to St. Louis
Tho Andy Johnson brought out all the
frolght she could on tho present stago or
Tho Comet arrived from Pittsburg with
two barge. of frolght. She discharged 160
tons or reshlpping freight nnd left for St.
Louis with a fair trip.
1 ho Crescent City canio out with a tleot
of light barges nnd transferred her freight
to heavier ones hero. Sho added two
loaded barges here.
The snagboat J. J. Abort enmo down
from Mound City ror coal nnd storos, and
loft for Cumberland Island ror tho purpose
or pulling out tho snags that are in the
way or tho contractors who are building
Tho O. B. Church dropped down to the
landing and is now loading for Now Or
leans and way points.
Tho R. A. Babbage came down after
Capt, Lowery's now barge.
Tho Warner and her two barges are
still in port, receiving for the South.
Mr. Bruco Hunter, roconlly clerk on
tho John Lumsden, has accepted the posl
tion of second clerk or tho Indiana.
The Eddyville is loading at Evansville'
ror the Tcnnesseo river.
Tho steamer Florenco Leo has taken
tho Idlowild's days In tho Evansvlllo and
Cairo trade. The ldlowlld will run from
Evansvlllo to Memphis as a weokly
picket. Capt. Lowth, recently or tho
Illinois, has command or her.
The Illinois Central railroad company
have a largo dredgeboal at work cleaning
tho river, in front of tho elevator, of all
obstructions, so that boats may have a
better landing to transact their business.
Mrs. Akna Lano, Eighth street be
tween Commercial and Washington ave
nues, has just received a largo nnd varied
stock of fall goods, and desires to call par
ticular attention to her handsome assort
ment of ladies' nnd children's underwear,
something new in this market. Her
woolen drawers and legglns combined are
also something now and the most comfort
able thing for children in cold weather
ever devised. Mrs. Lang also has a well
selected assortment or hats, bonnets, rib
bons, flowers, and notions or all sorts, all
of which will be sold as cheap as can be
found elsewhere in this market.
Merchants, clerks, or any others who
wish to wear tine boots olthor calf, moroc
co, kid or patent leather of tbo very latest
style, go to Wm Ebler's, on Twentieth
street. 10 lOtf.
Neiiraska is to Have a State Or
I'Uan Ahylum $0,S05 is offered in
cash prizes. Tho appeal is made on tbo
grounds of humanity, from a new stale,
where the tide of immigration is immense,
nnd where such an institution is greatly
needed. Tho highest prize Is $70,000.
Tho tickets are $1 each, or six ror $0. J.
Patteo or Omaha, has been chosen tbe gen
eral manager or this legal and humane
undertaking, which is endorsed by the
governor and best business men of the
Vttr NaUoaal Baak Bnlldlaisr.
jj-LBpecial attention paid to orders trom Mes.ro
boats olicht or dav
Mr. R. Jones on Comnier
cial uvonue, second door west
ot lentil street, is manufactur
ing Boots and Shoes of the
best material in the market
and is prepared to till all
orders on tho shortest notice.
He guarantees both the work
and material ; his patterns arc
of the latest styles, and his
prices lower than any other
anop m tho u.ty. Confident
of tho excellence of his work.
he invites the patronage of
Established, November IH, 1872.
On the corner of tilth street nnd Washington
axeiine, opposite Bulletin office.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1H72.
' Tuition from fi to t'M per term.
IN CLASSES OF 1 TO I EACH.
No pains will hcspnrcil to make ll
to alt concerned,
N. P. CURTICE, Director.
Teat her of Vocal, Organ mid Piano Mii-le.
J. M. RODF.NBAM01I,
Teai-her o'r Wild mid Stilng liii-fruiiielili.
(See tlmilal.) II. H tf.
DRUGS AND FANCY GOODS
Will lie Mdd nt auction
Thla ilmy nl Ten O'clock A, M,
A I 'I UK
DRUO STORE OF S. J. IIL'MM,
A largo 'lock of lltroi. MEDICINES.
SOAPft ami FANCY ARTICLES. Sale
without reele. to MitUfy uttitclillielit.
11-U It. It. F. UlLUM-l-LY. Constable.
STOP AND HEAD!
GOODNKWS FOR EVEKYHODY
A place where you can buy a much fur
as you can ele where for
ONK DOLLAR AND A QCAHTKH
The.undenlgned would respectfully In
form tho public that they have fitted their
new store houso on Eighth street with the
finest and best assorted stock of
goneral merchandise evor before hrouubt
to this market, and in ordor
to secure a large portion of the patronage
of the public,
WE ARE DETERMINED TO SELL
OUR HOODS AT LOWER
ANY OTHER EST A II-
LISUMENT IN THE VICINITY.
Our stock is entirely new, and
bought eipressly for tho coming fall and
winter trade of this locality, and consists
of Ladies. Gents and Children's
BOOTS Ac SHOES,
H-A-TS &z CAPS.
And all other articles to be found in a
first class dry goods and clothing establish
mcnt. We call especial attention to our large
assortment of dress goods, shawls and
cloaks, which department is complete In
all its details. Our stock of
is the largest in tho city, and we are en
abled to offer special inducements to pur
chasers. In Oentlemens' Clothing, Routs and
Shoes, Hals, Caps, and furnishing goods
wo are fully prepared to meet all de
mand at prices defying competition. Aa
it is to the interest of every ono to buy
where goods aro cheapct and bost
wo cordially invito tho public
to call and examine our stock before pur
Our establishment is located on the east
side of Eiqlith streot, between Washington
and Commercial avenues.
Blum & Amson.
KM fl-d Km.
iou can buv six
and ono-half lbs. Durant's
A Coffee Sugar for Ono Dol
lar; Seven lbs. Now Orleans
Sugar for One Dollar: Best
three and one-half libs. Prime
Rio Coffee, Ono Dollar ; Best
Imperial Tea, One Dollar and
a half per pound ; Best Gun-
powder Tea, Ono Dollar and
Seventy-five Cents per pound ;
.Young Hyson and Oolong Tea,
One Dollar per pound, and ev
erything proportionately cheap
f. 11. .Morn.,
No.l'uli. sod IT. H. (Vim
FIRE, HULL, CARGO, LIVE STOCK
Aets f 6,64(1,004 7
KORTU AMERICA, PA.,
AfoU.. 12,783,000 00
Assam........ 2,M 4.S10 T2
Asts 11,781,148 86
INTERNATIONAL, N. Y.,
Asssts..... .. 11,853,898 17
Asieta S61S.C73 88
Assets 1166,278 43
AMERICAN CENTRAL, MO.,
Assets 1600,000 0
CONNECTICUT MUTUAL. LIKE.
Assete M jo.,000 00
T1MVELKH8', HARTFORD. LIKE AND
Assets 81, 600 AO j 00
RAILWAY PABSENQEltS ASSURANCE
- 400,000 00
f e,Mi 00
HAFFORD, MORRI8 b OANDEE,
71 ekJs Utss,
OltNsMsjsudatftk, OAIBO, ILL.
MAIL PACKET, ' 1
The Fast sad F.ItntP.nt,rflUtJnr
viff?" "ves Cairo for l'aducah and Evan,
vllle , every Thursday and Sunday evanffiT
at 0 o'clock, connect nc at Kvariivllls T ?!
-V'wllla "n-J Cincinnati 1 pJckiu. 'S
frcliibt or nassaifo nimiv 1,. v fof
1 l Aiina i',
The (Ine Passenger Racket
IIEN-. HOWARD M.,..r
J-Lcaves Cairo for l'aducah and Evans
v hTiivery 'I ucsday and Friday evening atS
boCaniortor ra,'11 or PKe appry 011
. .Iamkh ilioqa, 1'asscinrer Ag't.
"&W.!LJ-y-.t0 AN,) EVANSV1JXE
hhMMVEKKLY MaIL LINE PACKET7
The tine low pressure Passenger l'scket
W. U. I'KNNIXOTOX..
CiTI.eaes Cairo et.ery Wednesday anil
.Saturday pcnliiff at o'clock, for 1'aUu jah
and hansvlllc. For frcl((ht or pasMun ap
ply on hoard or to
JAmkh llmoa, l'assenger A'!.
CAIRO AND PADUCAH
'I lie plendld sUamsr
IMok FowLtCK, Captain
Leaves Cairo DAILY, (.Sunday excepted), at
4 p.m. r or freight or jussatre apply u boaru
OAlKi. AND MOUND CITY
Will roska tbr trips dsllj.
At7. ... . a.m.
At 11 ..a.m
At 4:30 n.ui.
rare each way. !J
LKAV'O MOUND CITY
At 8-30 .m.
At 1-30 p.m.
At 0. . l,.n.
rents; 10 tickets tor
2 Ml. Will !...,( I..7)' ..."""-'.
Intcruiediatc UikIIiil' for pue-urtrs 01
ILLINOIS CENTRAL R R
IOO Mlll-a I ho NborlMl Honls
Kick ty IN ilea lin Htturint Mossta
TO ST. XjOTJZS
NO CHANGE OF CARS
FROM CAIRO TO
LOUIS OR CHICAGO.
ONLY ONE CHANGE OF OARS
OM CAIRO TO
Cincinnati, ik lianspolls, Toledo.
Detroit, ('lereUod, Niscara Falls
ltufUlo, iMt.buiii, WMhlructon.
lialtimnre, '.I'bilsiicljihis, New York.
Ilotlon and all nlnle Mat,
Mllwsukie, Janrsrille, Madison,
LaCroM, St. I'aul and all points not lb.
Una is alao the only direct rnule to
Decatur, ninomlnxlon, Rpringslil,
IVorla, ijiilncv, Kenkuk,
Burlington, ibk lUnd, U BaJle.
Mendota, Dlion, Freeport,
Galena, Dubuque, Moui City,
Oaialia ami all -oiuts northwett,
Klecant Drawing Room Sleeping Care
On all Night Trains.
R'IKsks Checked 10 all Important points.
For tickela and information, apply to I. C. R.H
depot at alro; on board tne transit steamer be
tweeu Columbus and Cairo, and at tne prlncip
rallroa l ticket offices throughout the south.
W. P. JOHNiON. Uen'l Pass. Ag't, Chicago.
A. Mitcusil, Cien'l. Hup't. Chicago.
J. JOHNSON, Ag't, Cairo.
SPRINGFIELD AND ILLINOIS
SOUTHEASTERN R. R. '
On and after Monday", April I4tb, 1872
trains will run as follows:
TSAIS ooiso aovrnsasT.
Leare Vlralnia 0:40 a. m liSSp.m.
Springfield :0 ' a:vf
, TaylorTill 10 " 8. 8 "
Arrire at Fena 11.48 8.17
tsiins ooinu xoarawsaT.
Leave Pans 4.00 a. m 3.38 a. n.
" Tavlornlle 4,40 " 4.S "
Arrive at 8ppngBeld.6.1i " ....aoo '
Leave Bpnnineld..., ,. '.' 8.10
Arrive at Virginia 8.5 " ....S,16
TSAINS 001 HO SSVTKSAST,
Leave Kdgwood 8.30 a. m.- ...UJOp, re
" Klora ..........8,5 H.sO '
Arrive at Shawncet'n .38 11 3.18
IKIf IwriAHT TIUKBTO
FOB SALE, ) For gala JfOB BALK,
I Kernels 1
FOR SALE. K'fSsJs I 'OR BALK.
Faro from Lr-maroor,
Pare from Lovochombt
Pare from Olasoow,
Vara from QumiiroWst
CAIRO, j t 1 1 i t 1 1 1ft
affeid, Herns a 0s