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DAILY EDITION.
WEDNESDAY EVENING, JANUARY 27, 1869.
JOHN H. OBERLY & CO.
OFFICIAL L'Al'EU OF.COUNTKANU CITV
CAIRO, CHICAGO AND LIVERPOOL.
It Is a fact that no well Informed person
now questions, that grain from the northwest
reaches European markets via Cairo and tlio
Mississippi river cheaper than by any otbur
route. The experience of the tm-it year fur
r.islics proof of this which admits of no con
tradiction. And this dllferonce of freight in
f.wor of Cairo is not a mero triflo that may bo
offset by rival routes by a small reduction of
rates, but n consideration equivalent to half
the cost of transportation from Chicago to tho
Atlantic seaboard.
The Chicago 'Times,' in dealing with this
subject, aaji that the dlfl'erenco In tho costs of
freightage on grain between Cairo and Liver
pool and Chicago and Liverpool Is tvp
pcied to tie about fifteen cents n bushel
in favor of Cairo. Hut the difference
in the marketable value of the grain, contin
ues the 'Tmio,' on its arrlvul In Liverpool,
h in to than twice fifteen cents in favor of
Chicago.
This Aubtorfuge, to broak the force of a well
fcrown fact, i neither ingenious nor effective.
The odllor of tliu 'Times' has no doubt Inves
tigated this subject. It is of vital consequence
I) Chicago, and has commanded his serious
attention. He cannot gainsay the fact that
the outlel via CVro Is the cheapest, for actual
transactions under his own eyes furnish con
clusive proof that it is. He therefore climbs
tiown ns to that point, and admits the exist
ence of u tvpjMiiUi'm strongly in fn vor of
Cairo. Hut this admission, wrung from him
by tliu most palpable evidence of iU truth, is
tx severe u stab at the vital interests of Chi
cago, Ho must divest it of it force, and
limco tho brilliant conception that it vastly
improves grain to pas through Chicago and
ever the lines of railroads extending from
that city to tho seaboard. In fixing the value
i f this Improvomont ho is not at all modest,
1 nt put it down at thirty cents
Now with all due definition to tho editor
if lb" 'Times, wo choose to accept as true the
tat.. . nls of the far-fatnod Liverpool bouse
of M . Ilae A: Co., who declare that tho produc
ers of Iovvu, Wisconsin, Missouri, Illinois
ai.d Mmtiftvta, who send forward their tur
pliu grain via Cairo and New Orloans, savo
flIWn cnt per buhel in the cost of carriage,
ar.d therefore realixe u profit of that amount
!) ix ! . -f thf pr.,iii . f j-iirti'-s .lio ship via
Chic a,; and tin- vast. Ho speaks of no in
J iry s .stainod by grain bocauwi of Its ship
ment via Cairo, nor of any increased excel
lence it obtains from Chicago handling. "Well
WllI of the superiority of tho outlet fur
ninhod by tho MlssUaippi river, and of tho
8r..t advantage realUod by shipper In the
nc rthweU who employ it, be wisely predicts
that tho tlmu Is not far distant when the groat
b'.llr of tho surplus grain produced in Iowa,
lliln .i, AVi'coripin, Minnesota, Missouri, and
h portion of Indtnna, will find its way to Eu
ruH.u:i market via Cuiro, the lower MIssi
ippl und New Orleans.
The assertion, then, that the same character
cf grain commands different price In tho
satno market, because of the route it caine;
b.-cau.e, forsooth, It did not pay tributa to
(.'!.' U far frm creditable t a luwt of the
high standing of tho Chicago 'Time,' and
should never bavo appeared in its widely read
c iiniiiiv
the united
conductors
STATES
LIFE
RAILROAD
INSURANCE
com pan y.
Our attention has cvu called to tho coruti
titi'tikml by-laws of this organisation, and
it : tr'.k'.s us as aminent'y worthy of the sup
I n ..f every railroad conductor In tho L'ni-tt-U
.suites, who would provido for "loved
i a sure logacy in case of his death. Tlie
j un ii exeeodingly iniple, involving but lit
tlcxpetise, and thereby insuring to tho u
!'.i'i 1 quito all tho money paid by the mom
I r into the treasury. No portion of it l
wanted on heavy-salaried officers or tolicltors,
thu secretary and trcauror only receiving
c tn pi ligation, which U fixed at one hundred
dollars per month.
Tins by-law provido that when a member
of tho company dies or comes to a violent
death, thu secretary of the road on which de
ceased was a conductor, shall Immediately in
form tho president and secretary of this com
pany. The secretary of tho company will thon
immediately Inform tho secretaries of each
mid every road to forward to hint by express
tho sum of one dollar for each member of tho
company on his road or division. The sum
thus collected is at once paid ovor to the wid
ow or heirs of the deceased conductor. Heroin
Is tho plan of tho company's beneficial opera
tion. Iiintance of tho most wolcomo relief it has
aflbrded tn bereaved and "destitute families
:tro numerous, although tho company is tho
creature of the post six months.
J, F. O'Hrlen, a conductor on tho Louis
ville, Nashvillo and Memphis railroad, be-
camo a member December 3d. On tho -5th
of tho sunm month- fortyroigbt hours after
ward ho was K""X4, leaying his family in des
tituto circumstances. Atthat'time tho couv
puny humberol IOC members! nnd ono dollar
from oaeh was promptly paid t6 tho distressed
widow. ,
James Dawson, a conductor on tho Now
York and Erlo railroad, was run ovor and
killed by locomotivo on tho 27th of Decem
ber. Tho company numbered 13Q0 members
nt thai time, and Dawson's family received,
much to their relief, tho sum of ?l,3p0,
Tho company now numbers 1,&Q0 members,
and will, ultimately, embrace ovcry prudent
conductor in the United States. .Tho high
premium exacted by lifo insuranco compan
ies almost excludes railroad men from their
advantages. This plan of mutual aid is far
better, liowcvor, being equally as suro and in
finitely" cheaper.
Joe GfCormlck, wo observe, Is vico presi
dent. Ho will fill that position creditably wo
arc sure, and greatly to tho advantage of tho
company. '
NEWS 1'AllAQIlAPllS.
Collated from nur latest telegram!.)
Pacific Railroad!.
In tho bouse of congress on Monday tho
bill to g-ant more subsidy to tho Kansas IV
ciflcj-aiiroad, to cnabio it to extend Its lino to
Cheyenne Wells, was debated all day. Mr.
Logan and mr.'Woshburnoled the opposition
to It and tho discussion was as heated as the
-voting was closo. The arguments pro and
con were pointed and earncst. At 4 o'clock ,
a vote was reached, when its opponents re
sorted to parliamentary tactics to defeat tho
bill. They first moved n call of tho house,
then to table tho bill and thon to re-commit,
and on tho latter motion they wero successful.
On tho proposition to table, the vote stood:
Ayes 85 j nays 93. All of tho southern
members voted against tho motion or it would
have been carried, and thus insured defeat.
The next voto showed that tho bill bad sud
denly lost tho little strength of eight majori
ty, for the house refused to order tbo previous
question, and the bill was rc-commlttcd to the
committee on public lands without a call of
the yeas and nays, which is its virtual defeat,
for the committee will not be called again this
session. Tho result is important, as showing
the indisosition of congress to grant further
land or monled subsidies to the Pacific rail
roads. Ge nrral (Irani and the Ileveuue Thieves.
A late "Washington dispatch says: There
Is pretty good authority for saying that gen
eral Grant visited commissioner Rollins, of
the revenuo department, tho other day to post
himself, and desired to know who aro the
thieves that aro plundering tho government.
Tho commissioner could not or would not an
swer, but, evading a direct answer, tried to
oxplain that he had no power to prevent it,
and that mr..Tohnon wouldn't, and proceeded
at great length, but giving no satisfactory re
ply to tho question. After propounding his
query a second time, without receiving any
positive information, tho general stalked out
of the office. General Grant has said that
one of the first nets of his administration will
bo to clean out the Augean stable.
Ah, Hal
The ecret of Grout's suggesting that there
should be no Inauguration ball is now ascer
tained to Us that the negro societies were about
to overwhelm him with their odorous pros
encu. Tho colored gentlemen demanded oqual
privileges from the oominlttoo In charge, who
were afraid to decline and dared not ucquicsco.
General Grant relieved the perplexed com
mittee from their dilemma by his letter.
THE WHAKF CASE.
Decision liy (he Hnpremc Court of 1111-
uuia.
The following opinion has just
been announced In the case of Ensmlnger v.
The People, ex rel., eta, argued at the Juno
term, 1868.
Supreme Court of Illinois: P.iparian own
ers r ree navigation oi river. i.igni oi
riparian owner to cruet und maintain a pri
vate wharf between high and low water
mark, and to charge vessels for the use
thereof.
AlTKAL KKOU ALEXaNDKK.
Mr. Chief Justice "Walker delivered tho
opinion of tho Court: This was a proceeding
In the naturo of a quo warranto, Instituted in
tho Circuit Court of Alexander county, re
quiring appellee to show by what authority
lio collect loll ana tonnaiie unties oi, anu
controls tho anchoring of, vessols lylne In
tlit) harbor of tho cltv of Cairo. Appellant
pleaded four several pleas: rirst, denying
that he did exercise tho office of "Wharfmas-
tcr, nor did ho use and enjoy tho liberties,
privileges, aim franchises in tnu manner anu
form (u laid to his charge, and concludes to
tho countrv. y tno seconu, mat r-awar
Parsons and Samuel Staats Taylor. Trutees
of the Cairo City Property, wero tho owners
of tho fee of certain proporty bordering on
the Ohio river, anu boing tno snoro oi me
river to low water mark, at tho city of Cairo,
and ol tho wharf or landing place for vessels,
and that It has been, or was, a privato whar
and that as such they were entitled to chargo
the navigators of tho rivor reasonable com
pensation for using tho wharf in loading and
unloading vessels; that the trustees, us own
ers and proprietors, gave public notice of the
rates of charges for tno uso of the wharf, and
appointed appollant their wharfmaster to col
lect the charges and to tako caw of tho
wharf; and that as such private wharfmastor,
ho collected tho charges of vessels landing at
tho wharf In Cairo.
Tho third plea avers that certain persons
wero tho owners in feo of a body oWand ox
tending to and bordering upon tno Ohio rivor,
and as such laid off and platted the same, in
November. 1853. into lots and bloeks of the
city of Cairo, which was duly acknowledged
and recorded. That in 1850, tho plat of an
addition to tho city of Cairo was made by tho
owriors in fee of another portion of tho land.
It avers that tho precnt trustees dorlvo titlo
from the original proprietors, and that in no
sale or conveyance havo tioy, or those from
whom they dorlvo title, over parted with tho
titlo to tho slip of land lying between Lovce
street and tho Ohio river, upon which this
wlmrf lnis been established, and that they aro
tho ownors in feo of tho wharf und ground
upon which it is maintained. Tho plea then
avers tho establishment of tho wharf and rates
of charges, and tho appointmont of appellant
wharfmaster, as in the second plea, but more
in'detail and at largo.
Tho fourth pica avors that Parsons and Tay
lor uro tho owners In feo of a strip of land be
tween Lovoh street and tho Ohio river, and
that it was expressly resorvod in laying out
and platting tho city of Cairo, and that tho
fees and charges havo been collected us stated
In tho second and third pleas.
Appolleo (lied n demurrer to tho socond,
third nnd fourth pleas, which was ovorruled,
and ho therefore tiled n number f replica
tions. Uy the first, it is overrcd that Levee
street is a public. high way, laid ott upon the
top of 'tho bank of the Ohio Tivtr, and tho
high water lino of tho rivor is tho outer edge
of tho street, and this street extends along tno
entire length of tho harbor.
The second replication to these picas avers,
that tho entiro wharf is occupied by wharf
and coal boats, the owners of wlileh p'ay rent
to Taylor and Parsons, so that vusels cannot
land against tho land of tho wha'f, and that
appellant collected charges for landing against
tne wharf boats and at places oi tlio wharf
where no Improvement has been isadc.
Tho third, replication nvors that appellant
had intruded into tho public hsrxir of thu
city nnd collected tolls. Tho four.h, that tho
land between high and low water mark in
the citv of Cairo had been dedicated by tho
Uhltea States government and b,- those under
whom Taylor and Parsons claim, to the pub
lic from time immemorial. Thu fifth, that
appellant passes out beyond the vatcr line of
tho Ohio rl ivcr nnd controls tho mooring and
anchoring of vessels that do not touch tho
land between hih and low water mark, nor
receive freight from the strip between those
points. Sixth, that Taylor und Ptrsonx have
no title to the land between higl and low
water mark, whero this wharf a maintain
ed. A demurrer was filed to theso replications,
but wa. ovorruled, tho court behw holding
that they constituted a sutlicient answer to
the pleas of appellant. Falling to further
plead, the court rendered n fina judgment,
restraining him from Intermeddling with the
offices, privileges and francbues alleged
against him in the information. From that
judgment an apjieal is prosecuted to this
court anu wo aro luKcU to reverse tlio same.
Tho appellant, in tho court below, filed an
affidavit setting forth grounds for a change of
venue, but the court overruled, tho motion,
and procoeded to try tho causo. It Is not de
nied that the affidavit contains all tho facts
requisite to thu allowanco of a change of ven
ue, but it is insisted" that thu proceeding is
criminal in its nature, and that, under tho
statute, it Is a matter of discretion whether the
judge shall grant a change of venue in this
class oi casus, mo urst section ol tliu statute
of 1SGJ, sess. laws, 162, declare! that when
any defendant in any Indictment or informa
tion for any offense not punishable by death,
in any court in this state, shall apply for a
change of venue, the court shall havo power
to irranl or deny tlm same after hearing tho
application. Is this an offense punishable
criminally"' If so, It falls within this enact
ment; if not It is otherwise. "We are aware
of no decision that ha fver held a proceeding
by quo warranto is criminal in Its nature,
much les in form.
Anciently, criminal trfnvtitlnn wore
commenced either by an indictment regularly
lounu anu presented uy u grand jury, or sim
ply on an Information drawn up fn form and
presented by tho King's attorney.
But in this country, under modern prac
tice and constitutional restrictions, crimi
nal proceedings aro alono had upoi an in.
dlctment regularly precntodbri prand Jury,
It is. however, true, that thu modern Indict
nymt being prepared and presented by tho
tate s attorney to tno granujuryinu they,
by twelve of their number, having concurred
in tne indictment mus prescntoumt huving
been indorsed by tho foreman a troo bill, such
indictments aro frequently called present
ments, and are popularly known as uch. And
it is In this sense that the term "presentment"
is used in this ktututu. It thou follows, that
as this Is not n criminal proceeding, the court
Mow erred in refusing to grant a changu of
venue.
"We now come to tho question, whether the
pleas filed by appellant presont-il a defense to
the proceeding. That quoitlon involves thu
consideration whether, first, tho ownership of
thu land carries the ownership to low water
murk on thu river, and, if so, n-condly,
whether tho owners have a right to establish
and maintain a privato wharf between high
and low water mark, and make reasonable
charges and collect them, for tho uo of such
wharf by vessels navigating tho river. Theso
aro important questions, tlio leiutof which
is not altogether free from difficulty. In
Middltton rs. Pritehard, 3 Scam. 610, "it was
held, nnd distinctly announced, that under
the common law, nil lmidi bounded by a riv
er not navigable, thu line of tho ripurfaii own
er of tho land extends to tho ccntro thread of
tho stream. ..It was uUo held in that case,
that tho Mississippi river was not, under tho
rules of tho common law, a nuvlgablo stream.
In this case, however, it is not necessary that
tbo rulo should bo carried to that extent,
as tho pleas only claim tho feo to low wctcr
mark.
Hut this case, which has been tho rulo of de
cision for more than a quarter of a century,
clearly establishes thu right of theso riparian
owners to tho low water mark on tbo river.
It is, however, urged that this cuso, and
those upon which it Is based, uro not correct
ly decided, und wu are urged to rovlow it,
nnd to settlo tho rulo in tho mode desired by
appollces.
There can be no doubt that when that caso
was determined, it announced tho rule held
by tho current of authorities of that day, and
a careful examination of adjudged casus und
clemontary writers of tho present day show
they announce tho sumo rule.
There aru cases to bo found which hold a
different rule, and others which question tho
principles upon which it is based. "Wo are
at a loss, however, to discover any pressing
necessity for n court which has once", after full
argument and maturo consideration, solemnly
unnouncod u rulo of property, which has been
acted upon and acquiesced in for almost a
generation, and aftor rights havo been ac
quired undor it, to an imir.enso amount i in
value, to rovlow. tho reasons which controlled
in announclngjho rule, nnd by overruling it,
unsettling titles, simply because other courts
havo arrived at adiffuront conclusion, or havo
announced som, othor rulo not analogous, or
which does not, In prlnclplo, harmouizo with
tho former decision of tho court. Thero Is
. I- I l. I -V A . 1... .....
iiuuiiii wuieii iuiius muru largely to the Har
mony of society, and tho prosperity of com
munities, than certainty and stability of rules
by which human nuts aro to bo measured. If
this decision wero'bvorrulcd, It would ull'ord
appolleo tho measure of justico ho claims, not
under tho laW(i announced, but undor prin
ciples he regards moro reasonable; but It would
at tho sumo tlmo dcprlvo largo numbers of
rights, in tho aggregato amounting to immcneo
sums, which they havo acquired undor, as thoy
supposed, and had ovory reason to supposo, a
solomn assurance of the law that. thoy should
bo protected in thoso rights. Tho promotion
of justice, tho stability of titles, or tbo well
being of society do not require that this deci
sion should be disturbed, whatever mighl bo
our views wero tho question now before tho
court for tho first tlmo for determination.
"Wo theieforo doclino to rovlow tho grounds
of that docIsionf but accept It as the settled
law of this state.
That cnne. then. disDOSOS of tho first ques
tion now under consideration, and It must be
hold that Taylor and Tarsons, if their pleas
aro true, ia fact wero tho owners, ut leust to
low water mark. That the grant from tho
government of adjacent lands to thoso under
whom they claim, exwnucd 10 low waier
mark, alttiough as tho stato of Kentucky orig
inally owned tho fee of tho river to that point,
it miiy be, in una case, it exicnuou no iurwicr.
Tit a sinAsstttn sSisn stf M atrftt rtf rrnt1Tlfi
S.IIU UtSSIbSl'l'j S".M vb m aiti u
between high and low water mark, being in
privato Individuals, havo they tho right to es
tablish a privato wharf and make rcasonablo
charges for Its use by thoso navigating tho
river;
It is manifestly the law. that theso crcat
rivers which traverse our continent nre public
highways, free to the use of all, under reasona
ble and proper restrictions. All persons have
tho right to navigato theso streams, and, for
tho purpose of commerce, to land at all propor
plains for the usual, necessary and proper pur
poses, under like restrictions. Tho ubsolntc
rights of persons in tho uso of tho stream for
thu purposes of navigation extend alono to
.t..t .i r.i. ! j ... it
WW uuu ui mu river, uuu nut w mu ujijuujum-
tion of the soil on Its banks, cither permanently
or temporarily, td their own use, unless it bo in
caso of peril, when vesseljmfty, no doubt, land
cither boat or cargo at any point that safety
may require ; out whether tno owner or master
In such a caso would bo Hablo to mako due and
reasonable compensation, It is not now ncces.
sary to inquire, as that question is not before
us for determination.
Tho rule seems to have been announced In
the caso of Hall T. Herbert, 3 Term It. 253,
that the public, Ju thu enjoyment of tho right
of using a river as a htguwuy, are not allowed
to mnke uso of the banks of tho stream under
tho common law, for tho purpose of towing
their vessels on tho stream. Lord Halo has
said that "when privato interests are involv
ed, they shall not bo infringed without satis
factlon'boing made to tho parties Injured."
See Angell on water courses, 207 (3rd cd.)
And in tho case of Hall t. Herbert, Lord Ken
yon said, "If satisfaction, then, is necessary,
and this satisfaction is not ascertained, there
can bo no ground which will support a com
mon law right, nnd It thus resolves itself into
an agreement betwn tho parties, and cannot
bo considered as a right to use tho banks in
definitely.' If the public had tho absolute
right to use tho banks as well as the bed of
tho stream, the banks would bu public und
not privato property, and the riparian owner
would havo no right to uso or enjoy them,
and any appropriation of them to his own
Uko by tho erection thereon of buildings or
other improvemunts, or by their cultivation,
would bo n nuisance. Anu such n rulo would
opcratu unjustly and lend to great confusion
and uncertainty as to tho extent of tho rights
of tho public, and thoso of tho riparian owner.
It follows, then, that while the property of
Ota rinnrlan owner In lUa LaJ. of tl.a elwor (a
the- Jitum aquut is subservient to tho uso of
tho public as u highway; sun, tno imtiKs oi
tho river are not under or subject to that ser
vitude, and to use tho banks of tho stream,
thoe using them must acquire tho right by
'agreement, prescription or grant. Nor can
the increasing commorco divest well estab
lished end recognized rights of property held
by individuals. Thero is but one mode of ap
propriating privato projwrty to publio use,
and that Is, by tho exorciso of the right of emi
nent domain, under the limitations and re
strictions of the constitution.
It is true, no doubt, that the public might
acquiru the right by prescription or by dedication-
Hut, in this cose, no such right is
claimed. It then follows that owuer of land
on n stream have tho right, betwocn high and
low water mark, to establish a private wharf
and charge reasonable compensation for iU
use. Hut, llko tho usu of other proporty, or
s.'rvices, tho charges must not be unreasona
ble or exorbitantly high.
This, then, is the orl'ui of wharfage, or
wlmrf rights. Tlio riparian owner having the
right to tho cxrlulve use of the banks to the
low water murk, tho penmn navigating the
river can not bind against tho will of the ri
parian owner, and become a trcspasor if ho
docs so without his consent. And as vessel
!u prosecuting their business havo occasion to
land frequently for tho purpwo of receiving
nnd discharging freight and passengers, it Is
but reasonable that when thu riparian owner
shall improve and provido n commodious
landing at a convonient plaeo for tho purpose
of receiving and discharging passengers and
freight, he should receive a reasonable com
pensation. In tho caso of Halnbrldgo v. Sherlock, re
cently decided by tho supremo court of Indi
ana, hot yet roportcd, it was held that the
owner of a wharf boat lying ugalnst tho bank
of tho Ohio rivor, of which no was tho owner,
had tho right to chargo a reasonable compen
sation for permitting steamboats to land
against such wharfboat for tho purpose of re
ceiving and discharging their cargo and pas
senger. Tho right of dockago and whartagu
is, perhaps, coeval with commorco connected
with marino and inland navigation ; and in all
ages and countries, charges bavo been made
for such dockago and wnarfago to some per
son or body of persons, und tho law has recog
nized tho right to make reasonable charges
for such aids to commerce.
Tho judgment of tho court below must bo
reversed and tho causa remanded.
Judgment reversed.
Hrccse, C. J., took no part In tho decision
of this cause.
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MAAXOX'N,
dwil'r.Hf No. SOW CnxMKaciAi. Avcr
REAL ESTATE BROKERS, ETC.
JOHN "NV. TKOVEK & CO.,
Kcal Estate, Bond and Stock llrokcrh.
win )!.., I ft, tli MTmrnt of Ptnte, County and Cilv
Ta, and nil buinei.!i pUdti,,,3 to a (Ir.NEIIAU
HltOKKUAOE.
EiuilTit Stkkkt, second" crWrum Krn. Itr.,
dooai'CSdtf Cairo, III.
DRY-GOODS.
TKwTltHIVALS! NKW"AilBIVAJ.M
CHRISTMAS AND SEW YEAR'S G001
AT
GREATLY REDUCED PRICES!
Xs. 23XjTJ3VT,
122 Commercial Avenue,
Inform thooltlunof Culmuud vUiluliy tint h lu.
on hand one of tho Un:et and bt aborted nl'xJK of
Dry d'ood-i, Fancy ('nods and Notions
In fotilhem llllnoN, whleh heoflir at price tht will
defy competition,
Wo will itell rriuU, for Irf-tt braiuU, at from.R to
Taril wjdn lll('whl MuJin ut....................
Heavy )anl wldn r'lieetlng at -
AH'Woni rmiinei m
Whilti HtiinkuU lr luir. ut....- H
Lnri;rtKliull.K'!.ld'tl.I PhawN at I
New t)l ladle' Cloak at $-1 iMuiid iipnl
Good Liuseynat
3eMiit anil very heavy elmnseaHtt and tlK
tired l'ophn, per yard, from ..U(o
iillL- p.. lIIii. ut .
I
75.1
fit
(Imxl yard-wide Merino nt
AUrKiiskwortmenl of
Illuck and Colored Alpacas ut 2.1 cent
AND UPWAnlW,
And numeroiK other tj)e of Dree (ioodt eve rr
pon.lliiKly low.
AIMInen Handkerchiefs nt..,
AIMInen T... lin;, pvryard, ut. U!(c
(iood TuMe Linen 4V
Irlh Linen, yanl wide o
All-wool Sock. -........... '
ladled' Merino Ho. . . ISr
Merlna Und.'rliirtand Drawern .
AUo, a UrK aiiKrtment of
3T"ivxxoy Good,
Hueh st
LACES,
E21RROIDERIES,
RltlRONS,
VELVETS,
FRINGES,
I-
GIMPS,
, SATIN TRIMMINGS
RUTTONEc
AUiaudtr Kid !lnve. .!.... H,75
French Coractn 1 SB
Kouud C'omba ..,..... , lOi-
Ainl ull other Grwls eorretpomtinply laufi
It Is therefore to tho Interetof every person buy m
gooda lovallal
122 Cumin arclitl Avenue,
lleforo buying eUewhere, in money saved fu money
made. '
Thankful for tho llbcml patronage heretofore ex
tended to uv, we liopo to receive the unio In future,
diM-31'r.sdir
Ii. VL.UM.
TU. II. WAIUIN'KH lteldenee, No. W
I J nuthinvt, near Kliihth street. Office, ovor IW
oftiee. OnteehoiiM. IU to H tun. and "i to ip.m., 1
well cupolicd with freuli, healthy vaccine iiwltvr.
Jyti!? -p, ,
"nNHt ti A.I.K My residence on KQtlith street, tt
h owliKUieamloncfty payment.
-)viildlt U.fl. HABHhliL.

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