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Office, 225 Washington Avenue, Democrat Hall; Editorial Rooms, Ohio Levee, over Barclay's Drug Store.
TUESDAY EVENING, MARCH 9, 1869.
JOHN H. OBERLY & CO.
OFFICIAL PAPER OF COUNTY AND CITV
A A7il' SENSATION WARt WARN
War with Great Hritnln nnd Spain 1 This
is tho last Washington sensation, nnd 1m tracc
nble to n remark of Gunoral Grunt during a
cnvcmtion with. Gonornl P.oynolds, to tho
effect that "reconstruction I a minor per
plexity t!iut will soon bo swallowed up by
rcoro imi-ji Unt ovunts growing out of thy
rcc ignition of tho independonco of Cuba, nnd
tho contest over tho Alabama claims." Now
' In tho first pluco It Is highly probablo that
General Grant nover employed any such lnn-
ing. ami in the second plncutho cowardico
of congress will shield the nation from any
such complications wbilo tho unresisting south
roioiiir. T.r them to wrenk their vngeanc
upon. A congrwi that can pursue n disarm
cJ, s.Lmlsslvo and powerless people as tho
c,nt..ilng element of the presnt congress
i not eciual to the task of facing a brave
f jo ' c .ul trms.
TI.m pi pie haveexpwted no serious trouble
to ar (i fruin either of the eauos named, nnd
it , . arise, unlets persistently provoked,
and, 1.. reusons tatd, It will not be pro
T. ralieal party were greatly outraged
Wt.e: 0. eat llrituitt acknowledged the bellig
erent of the Southern Confederacy, Although
,t t" ' ,.,ii our arml had lHn bonUu at
U.iu It .i, and our national capitol stood in
uz' e f capture. Docs that party prooe
to ti i.tifr itsjsrtf by recoguieln; the in
u'Jji; .leme of Cuba now, when the h.surroc
t. . I '.i iiiive nil tlWy can do to mv their
nto. ;tr tu thtt axe and baiter t l'erhaps it
! : ' it we don't Intlkve it.
Gm' : i not an imprudent man ; and lock
er ; r loitn m he did for months, the
, -i'Uce Miylt'tt of tho radical pros
t !nrd into ku iMnutirftl, it is nsrt at all
j r that he would carwlootly avow in
r -a'A "n, a purpose that has more in it
t . . whole inaugural a purpose that
i:if v . s u war with the grwitt power of
h..r , ' He nerer aid It. He feel that
V.- i hare had enough of war, and need
; n( tranquility in which to ns.ni
1 We are inHnd to beliere that he
was re when he inid
' I.H lt liatr
icxo w.XQTinxaisit rrewino.
lu. radnwl iiJwuf the 'Huojer ' press Is
fra. ti' .i.Iy lingered, because the democratic
!.H '- i'f the Indlam loj-Ulaturo did not
rc: a.n in their se.U, and permit the negro-suft"rj-t?
constitutional Hmendmrnt to be
cra"i. .cd down the throat of an unwilling
pc J . . Two-tliird of tho voters of that
tittj coniuiond the action of the democratic
t.as ..l'.t in rwigning; hut tho rudical pre
li f ir. One of tho new.pnpurs dichargt
Us venom in this tyle:
"Democrat innv defeat all builne" at a
c jit of jIj'J.ooO. nnd ke) defeating it at that
nnru 1 1 the Hid of time, rather than allow a
wpf tiblu negro the same right that is given
to an Ignorant, nuny, raicauy loreign or uu
r ' "vl xa't, rather.-'
Demm rats do place a hlghsr citimate upon
our foreign element than they do upon no
j,roMthat s n fact: and would extend to our
for.-gn-born citizens rights which they would
withhold from neirroe that's another fact
How long will any portion of our adopted
clt zem maintain n followvliip with a party
that cannot conceal its hate for them, even
now whllo policy suggoU that they should
be conciliated? "What evidence are they
wailing for to convince them thut they are
preserving the ascendency of a party that de
pWcs them, and will seek to disfranchise them
the moment it acquires thu power to do so
through the assistance of the negroes? Adopt
tho 1 'tli ameiiilmrut, nnd boforo a twclf.
month paste by, tho radical party will reveal
its know.untliingmu, and assail all foreign
born citizens and the catholic church with
virulence and ort'ect that will give know-noth
lnglm of 1B3U'i the comparative charact
of tho merest child's play.
COTWS MA XL'FA OTU11KS.
It appears from the reports of the associa
tion of cotten manufacturers, that tho total
conumptlon of cotton by the mills of the
I'nitcl rftatu during 1803 readied ubout 450,
000,000 pounds, or 1,000,000 bales of 430
pounds onch, and of this amount the southorn
states consumod 38,000,000 pounds, or 83,000
The number of cotton mills in the northern
states is at present COt, running 0,359,0'i0
spindles, nnd coiiiuming nnuually 386,052,021
pounds of cotton, while there aro in the south
ern stntos eightysix mills, running 225,003
spindles, and consuming annually 31,115,750
pounds of cotton. In tho northern mills each
spindle is made to spin, on an average, sixty
pounds of cotton h year; while In the south
ern mills each one spins 139 pounds, showing
that u coarser quality of goods is manufac
tured at the south. Thoro are, altogether,
ncurly 100 fower mills in oporatlon than there
The immonso "Backbone," or divide, that U
encountered by tho Illinois Contral rallroud
at Cobdon, is tho greatest natural obstaoje In
tho way of the construction of thu Cairo and
Vinconnos road. It passes throrjh Johnson
county, within tho limits of which county the
C. and V. read must cross or go under it.
Tho llarrsburg 'Chronicle;' cf a late dato,
speuklng of this obstacle kays; "Tho ongineor
corps below have not yet succcoded in finding
a route over the Johnson county hills to suit
i . ..k.i i ,!... .i
... o -
me yiuuu oi inu ruuu. uu one lino n mm
of 2,400 feet would be required : on another n
i ... 1 1 .. .V ...,...
.uori" " ' -r" ,vu
grade would bo 80 feet, wh.le the estlmat d
grndo of tho roiul Is 50:8. The corps aro still
at work trying to find a lino on which the
fixed grudo can bo mado.
TllK LA TK CITV ELECTION.
Tho triumph of the democnitlc ticket in tho
recent municipal contest, affords our demo
cratic cotempornrics everywhere tho sincor
ct satisfaction. Although not proverbial for
our modesty, wo felt "tho crimson flush" dis
tinctly, on reading the following personal
from tho pen of our over-partial friond of tho
Missouri 'Democracy,' an able democratic
journal published ut Cape Girardeau. Ha
The municipal eUction in Cairo resulted in
a grand triumph for the democracy of tho
Delta City, lly no means thelcast benefit of
this triumph was tho selection of John H.
Obcrly, tho accomplished editor of tho Cairo
Evening 'llulletln,' for the ofllco of mayor.
As a forciblo and acholarly writer us an un
terrifled and uuterriflable democrat Mr.
Oberly has few equals and no superior. Ho
is im ublo and an honest man, and of courso
will make an ablo and honest ofllccr, Cairo,
under his administration, will s:o bettor and
more prosperous days than she has seen in
lute yours. The sumo courage that'eowod thu
blustering and braggart Logan, when sur
ruiinilinl liv tliouitands of his imrtv roughs
lust summer, by jiroiKtsing to tllo tholr dif
ferences on tho fighting lino, will kep corrup
tion away from the city treasury. On tlio
whole, we congratulate tlio goou peopio oi
Cairo u tlieir excellent seiiso in selecting Mr.
Oberlv for tlieir maor, and congratulate
His Honor" on the evidence, bv so doinir.
his fellowiitizens huve given of thrlr faith
and trust In Ins Integrity as a man, and ineir
endorsement of his course us u consistent,
fmrcs. outKikeu chumpien of democratic
"W e continue extracts as fo1low :
(from Hi ChrlMon (Me. J Cotirwr.
The Cairo municipal election came orl' on
last Tuesday woek, and rwultxd in the olec
lion of the entire democr-.ttie ticket. John H.
Uberly s majority is 50. The election, though
iiotlv cont'stccl, ivassou on quietly. Jir.
Otxrly is editor of ths 'llulletln, a uprightly
demurratic wper. and his election is n de
servod e'liujdiment for Ids labors in the ciuo.
Prum lb Jit. Ormt Ii-i(H-rl.J
Th annual cltarter election of Cairo, 111!-
unit tK.k place on the 23 ult. 1 he entire reg
ular democratic ticket Jor city olllcers was
fleeted, lly the election of John H. Oberly,
liur and proprietor of tlio Cairo Dullotin,'
for mayor, we are jUeased to Know mat prim
ers in some places aro appreciated. 1'ntrick
ilucKier, was elocleu ciiy cierK; .loun siy-
land, treasurer: I.. 1. Ilutler. attorney;
Michael Hambrick. marshal. A determined
'll'ort wus mado by the radicals to defeat the
regularly nominated ttcuet oy running a
mixed ticket of boltinc democrats, but it wo.s
detervudlv defeated. Hurrah for Oberly 1
f From tho Wooiter (Ohio) ltomotrat.
The election for municipal otllcers of Cairo
took idaec on tho 23d of February. The
democratic ticket was triumphantly elected.
John H. Oberlv was the regular democratic
nominee for mayor. Ills opponent wus
Tliomas Wilson, "a democrat of popularity.
The contest wu u nharp and bitter one, unci
the bolters and republicans jnwigulnely count
ed on defeating the regular democratic nom
inees, and Mr. Oberly in particular; but
thev were sadly disappointed. The democrats
stood bv their organizati.n. Mr. Oberly was
'lected'bv a majority of 5C, and his friends in
this county will be glau ornis success.
Mayor of Cairo.
From the ColumUu 'Ilptclt '1
At the last charter election John 11. Obcrly,
editor of tho 'Bulletin, was elected mayor.
"Wo seldom sav anything pro or con in regard
to the local affairs or other cities than our
own, but we cannot refrain from congratulat
ing our Cairo neighbors on their choice. Mr.
nwir lint nolitical tact, und Is u bold and
fearlc writor, an admirable executlvoolllcor
and will make an tnacpenaeni mayor, in
this selection the peopio of Cairo liavo paid a
deserved and substantial compliment to tho
press, and one which we hazard nothing in
saying will redound to the honor and material
proprltv of their city.
Mr. OWlv wus elected by tho democrats
over the combined opposition of radicals und
sore-head and woak-kneod domocruts.
Dniiiocrnts votod for linker to-day. who
never had and nover oxpoct to have a lawsuit
In their lives, because they thought It advlia
hie to have a judge In tho city. This is n
lanni excuse Tho presence of a luuce, as a
Judge, Is of no consequence, except it becomes
desirable to suo out a writ of tabta eorpuy
A half dozen oases of this kind do not arise
in n whole year, and thon they aro of no pub.
lie Importance concera individuals only.
Still other democrats voted for him "be.
cause ho is airood fellow and Is out of employ.
mont." If any voter of this kind feels that
he has douo his duty to the public by permit
ting such considerations to control his vote,
we do not envy him his notions or public poi
icy. It is certainly a fortunate thing that vo
te'rs of his way of thinking are not in tho ma
An Ohio odltor is gotting particular about
what he eats. Hear him : "The woman who
made the butter which we bought last week
is respectfully roquested to exercise moro
ludsment in proportioning the ingredients
Tho last batch had too much hair in it for
butter, and not quite enough for ii waterfall
There Is no sonso in making yourself buld
headed, if butter is fifty cents a pound.
Our urinv found tho word "vou uns" and
"wo uns" all the way from Pennsylvania to
the Gulf. In Tennesseo a laniico soldier
asked an ancient lady If ho had soon any
Fedorals in that neighborhood. " ell'" sulci
tlio duinu. "thar was some of you uns over
thar, 'cross the road, but somoof wo uns come
'long, ana mom mis gow uji .
Mrs. Singer, wife of tho sowing miichlno
man. of New York, loamlng that her husband
was living with another woman, appliedfor
i " . , . .... ... 41.'4 .,
Hvorco, ami was asionia.ieu , .,., . .
lcreo f divorce had been already obtained,
' and hor hiishand roiuarrled, without Her
i : -
. Knowing anything about it.
' An unfortunato oyster which was In tho
, corseof M BVlJoweA by Hon. Walter
jjroolsg, of Vickshurg, last wook, obtained
revenge in doath. It stopped In his throat
and strangled nun.
THE DIFFICraTY IN THE
A.T. NTJBWAItT 1VI17L KKNIGX
BOUTWELL, OF MASSACHUSETTS,
TO SUCCEED HIM.
ATTOIINF.Y OKNKRAIs HOAHK TO
SIGN HIS OFFICII.
.Mr. Meu'ni'l lt
flltANT Vr.OKD TO
WITH Til K HAM-
Tlio Now York 'Hernld' of ywterdav, ud
vocutes tho repeal of the law compelling u
man to give up business in order to be eligible
to oflice of Secretary of tho Treasury. The
law as it stands, is nn absolute one, and has
been raked up bv treasury leathes who feel
that Stowart knows them too well, and the
shHrpcrs arc determined to make u bold light
for retention of their ollicus and plunder. It
is not wise for any faction in Congross to
mnko n stand against the administration on
this point. If the v dor the Preddent will do
well to make n bold fight on it: if ho does, ha
will win, for the people, the siiible people of
all parties will bo with him. Ho will win be
cause common sense nnd republicanism are to
rule lor tne next four years.
THE STEWAItT CASK II K WII.I. HKMOX.
The 'Tribune' "'a-hingtin dipatch iys it
is understood that Mr. Stewart, fully ap'jire
elating the peculiar situation in which lie has
been placed, will to-morrow formally offer
his redguation of the ortfoiio of life treas
ury, thus relieving all concerned from the
embarrassing and delicate position in which
the force of circumstances hr. foood him.
II H K'C lfcfOK.
Governor Iloutwell will 1m oil'.red the
treasury dvpartmeut, end he will undoubtedly
IIOAIt TO IIESIO.V.
Thu turn of Hairs )m ben submitteu to
Judge Hoar, und it is expected that he will
tender his resignation to President Grant to
morrow,' und the uttorncv generalship will
then bo offered to Judge l'ierrepont. of Now
A rOKTHCOMINO MK'SAOE.
The l'rcsldent to-duy will send to the ten
ate withdrawing Ills mes-ageof Saturday, nnd
ut the same time send in the nominations.
.THE NEW COMMITTEES.
The 'Trlbuae' says of tho new House Com
mittees: lien. Aciifiick remuins at tlio nuau
of tho "Ways and .Means. Gen. Garfield ex
pected .Ins. F. ilson's placo, chairman of
tho Judiciary ; and Gen. Logan takes his
place thus vacant at the head of thu 3lilltary
Commltteo; tho chairmanship of Appropria
tions held by 'Washburno, to be offered to
Henry u. Uawcs, of tho bprinsuold. Massa
chusetts, district. Hanks expected to remain
at tne head of foreign nidations. In the Sen
ate, Gov. Ponton takes his pluco on tho Fi
nance Conunitteo anu racitlc Itailroad Cora
mlttoc, which Gon. ilorgan vacates. Fcs-
enden takes .Morrill s old placo at tho head
of the Committee on Appropriations, and
n 1 .1... .rut. .'..I... .... i.' .. .i
STEWAKT IUS KKsIONkD.
A. T. Stewart has positively reslirned, and
Iloutwell will succeed him.
Hon. Lvman Tremaino, of New York,
limy luccewd Hour, of Miissuehuietts, us Attorney-General.
Opinion is dividod between
mm and rierrepont.
,v: ir.v . i am cniA pus.
Kd. Shaw, a negro radical, was elected
county commissioner in Memphis, lust Friday,
by n decided majority.
Dy tho new law every life insurance compa
ny In Missouri must deposit $100,000 bonds
In tho state treasury as security.
A Louisvilllan has produced nn equestrian
portrait of Grant all done with u pen, and
pronounced a most ingenious work.
Four real estate firms in Chicago have
sold proporty, within twenty days, in that
city, to tlio value of nearly twelve hundred
Last week a young white girl eloped with
n negro from Oakland ntution, Warren coun
ty, Kontucky, to Tennessee, wheru they were
Abram Ililler was killed ut Magnolia, Miss.,
fcr Cnpt. J. W, Head. The murderer was
placed in jail, but managed to make his escape.
A gontlemnn in Texas was so provident as
to save tweutv-fivo thousand dollars In gold
and bury it, and so inconsidorato ns to dio
without telling where it was hid.
A man named l'errus rocontly killed
negro in Marion, Perry count v. A in. Tho
.uegro is represented t hnvo boon quito
pcaceablo, and liked in tho community
l'errus has been lodged in jail.
Col. Thomas L. Hogg committed suicide
in Raleigh, N. C. last week, by stabbing him
self with a pocket knife.
It is stated that ut least two hundred thou
sand dollars have been kept uway from Mont
gomery, Ala., during the lust four or tlvo
weoks, owing to tho impassiiblo condition of
tlio roads leading to thut city.
In a "littlo unpleasantness" hi Sparta, Ga.,
on Saturday week, a young man named Dunn
stabbed tho shorlll, Mr. Kogors, nud on the
Monday following, ono employe of Lako's
circus, named Dean, shot another, nnmed
Dunlap, through the head.
Capt. Samuel lllaek, o.x.quurtcrmus.tur, U
S. A., cut his throat near Newcastle, Ky.,
the other day, but fulled to make u die of it.
Tho Knoxvlllo, Tenn., 'Vrqss und Heruld,1
of "Wednesday, says "A party of dlsfrun
chlsed gentlemen from tho Colestlul Empire
passed through our city yesterday on route
for "West Tennessee, whore they expect to
scttlo nnd engage In tho culturo of the tea
plant. , They, aro to bo followed by another
party who nro looking out n suitable location
for un oxtensivo llro cracker factory.
A letter from Vicksburg, Miss., says that
the horso nnd mula markot at that point is
quito ovor-stockod, and stock is coming back
from districts further south. Vicksburg is
very severe in tho way of taxation, inflicting
n tax of $3 on ovcry horso or inulo sold, with
an immediate prospect of an incroaso to $5
per head, and a non-paymont of tho tax is
mado a lien upon tho stock. This is discour
aging to shippers of stock south, and shows a
low rato of value on horses nnd mules. Ken
tucky, Indiana, Ohio nnd Tcnnosseo hnvo
Hooded the market with stock, and tlio do
p'ros'ion is general.
Some years ago a mnn named Drown was
acquitted by a jury in Marion county, Ohio,
on a charge of murdering an editor in Day
ton. Since then evory ono of tho jury bus
becoino insane, met an unnatural death .or
committed suicide, and thu judge who pre
sided ut the triul died recently in a lunatic
asylum. This an Ohio journal calls a "start
ling instance of tho retrlbutivo justlco of
AX N PUN CEMEXTS .
For Circuit Judge
t'Mr Mtiu Plea'O nnnouiwe thit IUVH J.
HA K Kit, if . ia cnndidAte for the ollloe of Jiiilje of
th Ninc-nili Ji. li. nil IM'lriol.
Klectxm on ilii vtii Uny cf Murvh, Ut. te
IUmiii; in :i .!. u 1 bv iku'iih of lioth ltolitleal
frtie tu run it the lU'lRfhip fl tne .Mneieeniiuti-
li.'ial I'i.tp.-t, hi an !' tnn to hel l on the Vtli day
i.f Mw -It, . I. ls.y, I !vw unn'.iini f inelf as aoan.
I i. lute f..r ilia! ortl.-,-, mi'l 1iIko injn If ! ih oile
that, if lei-te.l, I will (i'M-lniye it lutio inijartially
nn 1 1 ih Ik-i if my klt nii.l ni'ility.
Tlie N'tt in the market of all kimla oiil, moble
n. perforateil tooth.
Flloai, ebo,, tiac,
iioi.i-s.ii.K am) iti: i.iir.
I'lTCHKK & IIEXUY,
10S Coiimitrclul Avraur, rorntr Tvrlftli
atrcri, WAiicci, idi..
ISO COM.MKHCIAL AVKNUK,
In r.lllott A Haythorne'a lloiit anl Shoe Store,
Hrrcntilnu ilone on thort notice.
JjlOH KVEUYTHINO IN
No. 100 CiImuiucul Avsscr..
DRY GOODS, ETC
Wholfusle anJ Iteuil Dealer iu
Fancy anil Staple
HOOTS AND SHOES,
HATS AXD CATS,
Gent' FuruUhlUK ttoud,
LADIES' DRESS GOODS, SUA il'LS,
IIIiiiiKols, C'iiHsliiivres ami Jouuh
Ural Cullcot Jhc"
lltuvy llruwn Uomestlc I7e.
lloon Skill. .......... "'"' .
500 Uiut' Hals t ?3r cc"
A Splendid Line of
WHITE (iOODS AND EMIIUOIDKKIES
Dtiyerx will do well to oU anil exuinlue inyn(oek
hefore puri'lumnK clsctrhcre.
n. H. CUNNINGHAM.
No. 00 Ohio In' ,
No. 7 1
PUKE DKUGS AND CHEMICALS,
Patent: 3V0C oclici xl o i
A I'ltL AIKOIITMENT Of
A - I F A X ; V O O I s
E3PLCIAL ATTESTIOIf PAID TO PRESCRIPTIONS
A'O.NVJ JIUT Tin: PUREST
,Afl)'M&aT CARKl'U.tl.Y .
Cmpoiiiidfd Materials arc used.
PUKE 1VIXES AM IsinVOllS
KUU MT.UlCAIi UnH.
No. 71 Ohio Ltvce,
OA IHO. ILL.
BILLIARDS, LIQUORS, ETC.
gUN EI.OWEH lllLUAUI) SALOON
U furnlliel with the Utct ityle of Tahtw, nn l t,i
bar Mipplletl witli the ino.l excellent liquor.
aprenil every Jy At 9 a.m. anil 10 p.m. ileeittr
yyALKEIt & SISSON'S
II I L M A It D II A 1 Is AXD SALOON
OS Oliio Lovoo,
NKXT DOOIl TO Kllt-T NATIONAL HANK
I.Miow In full lUt, aii'l i tlie
Of all wclNreeultteJ lilllLirilmU, ami kio1 juJes .
excvlli'iit tvernice ; nl eteryU-ly kno
ami the Hall la
Tho Only Flr.st-t'lass llllllnrd and Drluklo?
Suloun In I ho Cltv.
Are kept in KoJ order, un4 are of tho finest tlnl.h.
Are always at liuuJ to repou'l to the orJcriiof t -
Kur the croinmoltiu of nil nier ut the 'nieu:.
Is bountifully nuppliej with
AH Kinds of LUiuurs,
Served ".Irulglil," or cninpoiimletl Into im,t deliv
lly exiiertif. whom expnrienpn in the If'.men hi'
plaoeil thou) iiaiouy thu llrt of tlieir prole
..Hon m t
AIUO BROOM MANUFACTORY.
W. -F. M'KEL' A- HKOTHKK,
Having perfected tliefrarritnxeiiioat tar thomanufj-
turo or llroom i
II UlliS fit) , 'IT1 ny" (Mejianrn w
Ah tho wime qualities of hroonu can l piirvluuil a,i
W Order" left at tlienloreof 0, 1). Wllliiiinnun, TO O
Maiiiirnclury, Kourleriitli trcft, bctrrcn
Wuliiut uml C'tiliic,
Will Ik promptly attended to,
Ordcru l)yiuiiililiiiildboi'ldreel to
V. V. M'KKE A DUO.,
1. O. Uux 434,
jii?ftjtf Cuiro, lllluoj