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4" ?i cFFIOE: ISTo. 13 Tenth Street, Thornton's Building.
SATURDAY EVENING, APRIL 10, 1869.
JOHN H. OBERLY & CO
PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF
Cairo, III., April 8, I860.
Tho chairman, being absont, op motion
of Altlorhfari ttedinnn, Alderman Men
dell was appointed chairman pro torn.
Preaont Aldormen Brauklo, Gibson,
Hulen, Hendricks, Lohr, Lonergan,
McKec, Mondoll, Redman and Thoo-batd-10.
The following Joint resolution, passed
by tho soloct council and referred to tho
board of aldormen for concurrence, was
laid on tho tablo by tho following voto:
Ayes aibson, Hulen, Lohr, Lonergan,
McKec and Redman 0.
Nays Iiranklu, Hendricks, Mondell
and Theobald 4.
Resolved. By tho Select C" oil, tho
Board of Aldormen concurring, that a
joint comraltteo of thrco members of tho
Board of Aldermen, and two rom the
Select Council bo appointed to lake into
consideration tho settlement of the bond
held by E. W. McGiunU, of Now York,
and now over due.
Tho following joint resolution was pro
sontod and read by tho clerk, and on
motion adopted by tho following voto:
Ayes Brauklo, Hendricks, Lonergan,
McKce, Mondell nud Theobald, 0
Nays Glbion, Hulen, Lohr and Red
Resolved by tho board of Aldermen.
(tho Belect council concurring therein),.
That tho city treasurer, bo and Hereby is
authorized and directed to pay tho
amount, principal and Interest, of tho
bond, known as tho McGiuuis bond, for
15,000, Issued to Uipr-'Mf Hi Loulu
railroad company, out of tho sinking
fund in his bunds, set aside for tho ro
domptlou of this and similar obliga
tions, or out of any other funds in hi
hands, belonging to the city, not other
Tho petition of Charlotte Rottlcr in ge
lation to refunding a part of a grocery
license, baring passed tho select coun
cil and sent to the board of aldormen for
coucurreucc, was road by the olerk, and
on motion of Alderman Theobald was
concurred In by tho following voto:
Ayes Brauklo, Gibson, Hulen, 17on
drlcKs, Lonergan, Lohr, MoKuo, Mon
dell Redman arid Theobald 10.
A communication was read from N.
Hum-acker, pollco-constable, accompan
ied with his bill for sovouty.flvo dollars
for his fftlary for tho month of March,
and on motion of Alderman Hulen the
communication was received and the
bill allowed by tho following voto:
Yeas Branklc, Glbnon, Hukni, Hen
dilcks, Iihr, Lnucrgaii, McKi'o, Men
doll, Redman and Theobald 10.
On motion adjourned.
Patiuck Mocklkh, Olty Clork.
1'UOCEKIHNCS OFTII K SELECTCOUJiCIL
Cairo, Ill., April 9th, ISO.
Presont: Maj'or Oberly and Council
men Barclay, Martin, O'Callahan, Rear
den and Williamson').
Councllmeu Jorgonsen, appeared and
took his seut.
Tho following resolution havlug passed
tho Board of Aldermen and seut to tho
Select Council for concurrence, and ou
motion of Councilman Rearden, was con
curred, In by tho followlug vote, viz:
Yeas Barclay, Jorgenseu, Martin,
O'Calllhnn, Reunion, Williamson 0.
Resolved, by tlio Jioard or Aiuermen.
itho Select Council concurring therein,)
that tho Cltv Treasurer be. and is hereby
authorized anil directed to pay tho
amount, principal and interest of tho
bond, known as tho McGlnnis bond, for
JS.OOO, Issued to tho Cairo and St. Louis
rallroatl company, out oi tne siukiiik
fund In his hands, set asido for the re
demption of this and similar obligations,
or out of any other funds In his hands,
belonging to thu oily, not otherwise ap
Tho following Joint resolution was pro
wonted, and ou motion of Councilman
Barclay adopted, and sent to tho Board
f Alderman for concurroneo, by tho fol
lowing voto, viz:
A Ui5 UWIJjUlinvill w
Calllhan, Reunion nnd Williamson 0.
Unsolved, bv tho Select Council, (tho
Board of Alermen concurring,) that tho
mini of threu thousand dollars, now con
Htltutlnga j)orllpn of tho Interest Fund,
bo and tho same Is hereby cot aside and
constituted a portion of tho sinking fund,
and riH mini. In lumiliv dttelared imnlleil-
blo to tho payment and redemption of
tho bonded indebtedness of tho city now
duo. and tlio City Treasurer Is Hereby tin
thorizod to mo said fund for tho rodotnp-
tiou of any bond ordored by tho City
Council to uo paid ny Him,
Tho bill of Nicholas Hunsakor, $75 00,
for his Halary an Police Constable, having
passed the' Board of AUlenucn und sent
to tho Select Council for concurrence,
was coucurrcd in by tho following vote,
vlr.' ; ' k
Ayes Barclay, Jorgensen, Martin, O'
Calllhan, Ilearuen aim vjuamson o.
Nays None, 1 ' 1
On motion, adjourned,
Patkicic Mooihfcn, City Clerk.
Thoro wils a curious contest In Dover,
N. II., last week. A hen-hawk pounced
upon a pigeon which a cat was waiting
to spring at, and tho cat pounced upon
tho hawk. Both cat and pigeon wore
carried a distance of twonty-flvo feet
into the air, when the hawk was obliged
to relese his hold, and they fell to the
MEETING OF JKE EDITORIAL IRA
TEBNITr. . -, j " -- r
Fifth Annual Convention to be held In (Cairo
WHAT IS EXPECTED AT OUR
Tlio ExecutlTO Committee's Circular.
The UcMcflocacs and Brotharly Leva mt
Cairo Extol ltd.
Tho following circular has been Issued
to tho editorial fraternity of the state:
Dear But: The fifth annual conven
tion of the Illinois Press Association will
bo hold in the city of Cairo. Alexander
county, on Wednesday, April 21ut, I860,
Tho meeting has been appointed at this
early dato, in order that tho excursion
proposoa may do lanen Doiorp mo wcniu
er beewmes too warm.
Through tho kludess of tho Illinois
Central, Chicago nnd Northwestern, and
Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific rail
roads, members oimo association win no
allowed to take one lady, freo of chargo
It is requested that as many as can do
so, will rendezvous In Chicago, where
special cars lor the exciusivo use or mo
association will bo furnished by tho Illi
nois Central railroad, ror tho trip to
Cairo, leaving Chicago on tho 20th, at
Tho annual address before tho associ
ation, will bo delivered by Dr. C. H. Ray.
editor of tho Chicago Evenlntr 'Post,'
and the poem by W. H. Bristow, local
editor of tho Kankakee 'Gazotto.' Tho
association will bo entertained by tho
citizens of Cairo atacrand banquet and
nothing will be left undone to make tho
visitof tho members a most agreeable
and pleasant occasion.
Ml A At. .
Tlio adjournment oi mo convention
will be followed by a trip to Mobile, Ala.,
through tho courtesey or tne oiiicora or
tho Mobile and Ohio railroad, who have
tendered a special train for that purpose
Tho expenses of tne trip will be mere
ly nomluul, as the transportation to and
from Cairo, tho trlD to Mobile, and tho
entertainment at Cairo will all bo freo
If It is vour Intention to attend tho con
vention, nlease fill up and sign tho en
closed bluuk, and return it at once to E.
11. Urlggs, president, iiocicrora jus., in
order that tho necessary passes may
be forwarded to you.
E. II. Gmoos,
J. R. MoftSKit,
W. H Bailiiache,
Tho Springfield 'Register' Indulges In
tho following editorial comments:
Tho Illinois Press Association holds Its
annual meeting thlsyearon the 21st Inst.,
at Cairo. We lean that EJL Griggs, esq.,
president or the association, nasrecciveu
assurances that arrangement are being
made by the hospitable Cairolans to
mako the press reunion most agreeablo
and satisfactory, jast year mo jrress
Association held their annual meeting
at Peoria, when and where Its citizens
gave their guttata a cordial receptlou and
splondid entertainment. There were
about ono nuntircu newspnpera men rep
resented, and the result of their pleas
uut reception and oxcellont entertain
ment was neraiueu amongst inousanus
and tens of thousands of readers.
In b. morelv selllsh point of view the
pluco selected for the anuual re-union of
the art preservative or an arts, unouiu
exert itself to muke tholr coming agreo
able. This wo know tho worthy citizens
of Cairo will do, and for a nobler consid
eration. They feel honored by tho se
lection of their city, and are determined
that no pains shall be spared to mako
tho reception a Joyful ouo: aud signify
. i i i if .1 i.
ineir appreciation oi iuu uuuur.
On the part of tho press, wo Invoko a
largo representation on this occasion;
Cairo is a rupimy growing city, its peo-
plouro renowned lor ueneucenco aim
brotherly love. What Cairo cannot do,
no othor city cau do: and we expect to
mcot tho members of tho association and
enjoy .with them, in all their perfection,
4 . f A . A
tne excellencies uiui arise iroiu a leust
of reason and a How of soul
Wo hope aud believe that Cairo will
prove herself equal to tho emergency,
aud that tho cordial reception und hos
pitable entertainment of tho association
promised by the 'Register' will bo extend
ed. Wo trust there will bo no relaxa
tion of effort ou tho part of tho commit
tco to whom tho arruugemonts are
charged, and that our house Mill bo lu
order when our guests arrive on tho even
ing of tho 20th.
Tho Corydon Democrat tells of t
young gentleman of that place who mis
directed a couple of lottors last week
whloh resulted In his mestluguls washer
womuu at tho door of the resldeuco of
ono of his neighbors, instead of a char
mlng, pretty young lady, whom lie had
directed to bo at his neighbor's to spond
tho evening. Imagine his 'disappoint
montnswellas his mortification when
ho found that the pretty lady hud ro
colved his colored washerwoman's let
A crood natured Vermont doctor, hav
inir missed wood from his pilo, resolved
to watcn for tne tmor one nignt. Aiior a
while, a neighbor appeared, nnd after
carefully culling out an armful of dry
wood, started off. Tho doctor at on,ce
took an armful of creou wood and started
after the thief: and when tho latter
throw down his dry wood before his door
the doctor threw flown his green wood,
saying, "There, neighbor, you miistburu
trreeu wood a nart of tho time, as well as
I." Tho doctor's wood-pile was never
AROUND ABOUT CAIRO.
The Shawneetown 'Mercury' urges the
pasaago of tho Railroad Debt bill over
tho Governor'a veto. He domands the
enactment of this law as an act of Justice
Tho editor of tho Golconda 'Herald' is
a hopoful gentleman. He says:
"Tho Danvlllo and Ohio mver and tho
Golconda and DuQuoln roads are not
only feaslblo but aro almost certain to bo
built or well under way tori in years."
Tho editor of tho Shawneetown 'Mer
cury' says: "Rev. C.C. Hart wishing, wo
presumo, to see tho editor of this paper
walk straight, presented him with a rulo
tho other day."
Tho Rov. gentleman would havo ac-
ccompllscd his purposo moro effectually
by smashing your whlBkyjug.
Tho DuQuoln 'Tribune,' speaking of
tho removal of the natlonnl capital, sees
no reason why it should not bo located
at Cairo. There Is unobscured vision for
you! That man's "head is lovel." Givo
Cairo tho national capital und DuQuoiu
tho Southern Illinois Normal School, and
thus will bo secured "tho greatest good
to tho greatest numer."
Tho DuQuoln public school report for
tho month of March shows an avcrago
dally attendance of 31S; 302 cases of tar
diness, equaling S8 per cent. Gracious,
goodness! In tho Cairo public school
which numbers 600 pupils, there has nob
been that number of cases of tardiness In
two years. A month's experience of Mat
kind would fit tho strongest minded of
our Cairo teachers for tho lunatic asylum
It would drlvo them crazy!
There aro C9 velocipedes In DuQuoln.
Centralia avows her willingness to
Klvo S60.000 to sccuro tho Southern
Illinois Normal University. This is
tho municipal bid, and It will likly bo
Increased considerably by individual
IfourDu Quoin and Carbontlalo folks
can go anything better, lot us hear from
them. Afterall have spoken wo can tell
whether Cairo will go them something
better. Gentlemen, spunk out.
uioii old tim km among 71ik lou.
nil! Hnutrr oh the Rampage.
Such a time as the"Ioyallst.i of Mem
nhls Imtl In their scramble for otllco
stands without a parallel. William Hun
ter. of Cairo brass band notoriety, and
Boveral lickspittles on tho one hand, and
Barbour Lewis, the negro, Jd. bhaw,
and other "sweet ones," on tho othor
hand, contended for tho nomination for
tho office of Chancellor. Tho spirit of
this contention will bo surmised from
Tho meeting was called to order by
Giles Smith, who nominated Jugo Hun
ter for chairman. Tho Granny was
about taking his scat, when In marched
k W. Lewis and Ed. Shaw, with Stevo
Grayson's baud, drumming and fifing in
tlio most vigorous manner, nuu iroiu uuy
to seventy-live followers shoutinglustily.
In n moment all was in an uproar. Both
bands struck up "Hall Columbia," and
each faction commenced to shout for its
loader Hunter or Louis, bomebouy
nominated F. W. Louis for chairman,
nnd declared him elected. Louis was
about to take tho seat, but tho Granny
already had It, and showed light ; so ho
moved his band up closer, and bado them
thunder away, nuuior, putting ooiu
bauds to his mouth and forming an Im
promptu speaking trumnot, annouueed
that Joe Lusher, Beeoher and Giles
Smith wero tho nominating committee.
A roar from tho Shaw faction, anil a rat-
tlo of drums drowned ins words. Tins
enraged n bolllgerant Hunter man nnd
ho went for Stovo Grayson, tho loader of
tne band. Tho police promptly Inter
fered, and prevented a collision, but In
tlm moleo Bomoboilv slashed a hole in
Stove's bass drum. Stove was about to
sniul him to klmrdom come, when tho
nolleu uot his nlstol away from him.
Cries of "Louis" nnd "Hunter" mean
whlln nuntlnued without ceaslntr. und
weio hoard above tho din nnd roar of the
lmmu. Ami no thev had It "nln aud
tuck." until all at ouco, In tho midst of
Mm din. "out wont tho HkIUs out all,"
and thou "slob a getting down stairs you
nover did see."
Tho Hunter faction was fldally choked
down, howover, and tho nomination of
a decent man for tho cnaucollorsiilp ib
tho. consoquonco, Illustrating tho ndago
that '"when rogues fall out Just men got
their dues." Tho Memphis Avalanche
speaking of Barbour Louis' success says:
fir, tl,. nllv knave, for once in his lifo.
Is likely to havo somo hand In doing a
good notion, by sending into hopeless re
tirmntit n most troublcsomo nnd nestl.
lent ftnmacocuo and offlco-sookor, and
niiinittf iii ii most lmiiortutit and resinm
Jihln nnHltlon ono of two very worthy
gentlomon, olthorthopresont Incumbent
Hon. W. M. Smith, or that good und
truo man, Hon. John P. Caruthers, than
whom none would moio worthily wear
tho Judicial ormlno.
A Nashvlllo druggist haa Invented a
rat-palutmado of a preparation of phos
phorus. You first catch tho rat, nnd
then you' paint him. After dark ho
looks like a ball of tiro, and going among
his fellow-rats, get they scared to death at
the "llsht of his countenance" and va
cato the promises, tho "brlghtpnrticular'
rat followlug and hurrying up In tho
A remarkablo oxhlbltlc was given in
Now Vork, Thursday, to tho medical
faculty, of two bodies, which werorecon-
tly found walled In at the inqulsatonai
Convontof San Domingo, City of Mex.
Ico. Theso bodies, which are In a perfect
statoof preservation, are aupposed to bo
of a Christian martyr anu nis cnuu.
Authentic records Indlcato that tho two
unfortlnatcs wcro assassinated by order
of tho Inquisitors, during tho year 1595,
and burlod within the walls or tne con
vent. As nearly threo centuries havo
havo elapsed slnco death took place,
they aro a most remarkablo instance of
preservation, nnd offer both to the cu
rious and scientific ft fruitful subject of
Michigan Is tho Slate for ladles!
The Senate of that State has passed a
Bill providing that If any person shall
horeafter wilfully Insult, orlwllfully or
Indecently annoy any fomalo by any ob
Mnnn or Indccont word or words, acts or
acts, such persons shall be deemed guilty
of a misdemeanor, ana, upon convicuou
thereof, shall bo punished by imprison
ment lu tho County Jail not more tnan
six months, or by a flno not exceeding
Tho High Peaks In Oregon have com
menced to omit smoke, and the Inhabi
tants anticipate earthquakes or somo
other Internal commotions. Mount
Hood, 13,000 feet high; Mount Joflerson,
11,000 feet high, and the Throo Sisters,
11,000 feet, which aroinontloncd as ex
hibiting signs of activity, 'afo' extinct vol
canoes; but Mount Hood has been In a
a Btato of eruption, according to tuo tra
ditionary history of tho Indiana.
M. PHILLIPS & CO.,
(SueceMora io E. U. Henlrlck A Co-i)
Forwarding and Commission Merchants
Oftlro - - - xulnoM.
Libtral Wuanccs Made on Constgnindla.
Are prepared to re elre, atore or forward frolghta to
all point : buy or ell on commlnslon. Hualneii -tend
to with promptntn. aplOdawtf
Offlce of tho Cairo City Ferry Company, I
Cairo, nil., April iuiii, ivv. ,
Notlte Ii hrrehy glren (bat ameetlnjr of the atock
oldorof thu company will bo hold at tho offlce of
tlio company, corner WVuhlngtoii Arenua ntl Eljth.
inih iri. In Una ellv. on Monday. Mar 3d. 186V,
at 10 o'clock, a.m., for tlio purpoofelecifii(c i icren , (7)
OlrcctoM toicrro the ensulns year, ami for other
bu.lnesi.. T. W. IIALLIUAi.
TEAM POWER TO LET.
A Clinnco For Manufacturer.
Tho ImmMic atram nower of the city Plimpi. tlf.
ficient fornnv kind of manufacturms. will Ito let ou
Inc lota are vai ant andean beleaied on atlifootory
Thin it rro chanco for manufacturer. Tne aujoin-
term. Ann y to oraildri tno
-. ...... i ' r tt .in
CITr DRAINAGE COMMITTEE.
3 Tit AW AND MILLINERY GOODS.
3IUS. E. H. OSWALD & CO.,
Haiejuitreieived an unusually fine and attractive
Ntrnvriuitl Millinery Vomln,
Notion, TrlmmlnKt aud Fancy Article. Hlbbona,
I'lnn.im . nil of the reri' latest ttlf ex
tant i prenentlm; to tho tradoa variety equal to tho de
mand, at prire that ranneareclv fall toglro atifac
tlon. WOUIC 1IASKKTS; Infant' haaket, and a
liandnmocolleotionorowiernoiioin,utviiii iuiu ur-
namental. .... ,
A new lot of Sincer eelehrated owlnK machines
aliioon hand, towhich thoHttentlon of the puMin la
o,,Kvially lnvito.l. , , al. .
Tliey am propareu, Miitmwwri ... ...v. . -.. -
iiiaml in tho droit making lino promptly and after tho
I CoiiiUM'rt'lnl AYenue, Near Elu'lHh HU
OAL! COAL! COAL!
J. Klmrp JIcDonaia'H Coulyard
lluvinir mado ncrmancut nrninKCtnent" !' A. h.
Shotwcll A Co., for a
4'uilhtnilt Nlipiily of Coal,
Direct ifrom tho mlnee, wo nre prepared to supply
ytcamorii nt any tlmo day or night.
Nteitm Tuir "Ivy"
Always In readiness to supply tho
want uf ateamera
. - .-..-o-" l..i, r.., II
in tmlilln L.piior jii v fit llvinu I
UN FLOWER BILLIARD SALOON
i rurnlthcd with tho latest ktylea of .Table, and the
bar ttippllcd with tho inot excellent liquor.- '
Is pread everyday at 9 a.m. and 10 p.m. dec21tf
TORN HYLAND'S SALOON
Isiuppliod with all kinds of
Beer, Ale Ac.,
Commercial avenue, bet. Ninth and Tenth street..
Tho thirsty, who lovo good liquors, should clva him
a call, and those who wish to puff a fragrant cigar lean
havo their wants supplied at his bar. dccitldtf
DRY GOODS, ETC
EW GOODS I
Tlio Oldest Established
IN TUB CITY.
Rif IENIIOUSE & IIAKXr
IIixto on himd, frch from the market
SroMs Goods,,' 1
Pcklns, OrlcnUli,,'t V
AIpiwm, IloWx Cloth,'
Prlntoil do Lalncj), Pekln Lusticj,
French Jnconctf, IVrc&lw, c
Italian Cloths, Challl
French Olnghorai, French I'jqiirr,
Pure Mohair, Scotch, Gingham,
1 lllllCl ..HIV",
Brown anil'Uloncheit Bhoelln
Drown an'Ulleaeliod Shirting.
Parld Printed KprlngShaln, .
IunaLncpfilmvlf. t k
Pari Vull DarcKM,
CI.OTIIM AND CAH5iIMi:Kh,
conxEit eioutii ht. and commehcial avk.
REAL ESTATE BROKERS, ETC.
(Succowor to John Q. Harman Co.,)
REAL ESTATE AGENT
AUOTIONEB X. ,
Ilnya andaelU Iteal F.tato, pay Taxe, furnlthe
Atxtraeta of Title, and prepiren Conveyance of ell
Indii. Omce, No.'KJd floor)Ohlo I.evco. marUlf
JOHN W. THOVEIt &. CO.,
Real Esfnlo, Bond nnd Stock Brokers.
Will attend fo tho payment of Stale, County and Cltv
Taxe. and nil tmalnens pertaining to a GKNERAi.
Eighth Strkkt, $eeond door from Com. Ave.,
dec2t'CSdtf Cairo, III.
y-M. U. SCIIUTTER,
Importer and Wholesale Dealer in
WIXES, I.KIIOICS, TOBACCO
Rest Urniuls of G'rrniu nml Stock Alo
Iimiortnl Ate of Different Kluils.
No. 75 Ohio Luvkk, Cairo, Illluobi
JOHN HODOKH. A. J. OAKLK.
JJODGES & OARLE,
Will attend to the n.1- uf reul i'laio, merehiindire,
furniture, atoel; nnd .roprty ( any und nil kind, fur
two aud ono half wr cent. cQnmiiMloii, boln about
one-fouith the i uiiiK iialuMi umi.illy eharced.
Any pernou fet-luiK' hlmelf or herself unable to py
that ratoofcoiiiK'iiiiti'ii, hnll bo uheeifully served
Tlio patronage of the public iskolioltod.
Office at present at I'.trkrr & Ilodisu' I.lve ry fc'labU .
A commisilon and mi 'iin lioiue lie open?d in
a fuwdavH, dut, uuliuo uf uhluh will byivcu.
T ADIES' II AIR DRKSSINO.
3I11S. AIMUB RUUK
Wishes to Inform the puMie that sho hasn'
Lndle' Hiilr l)relii; Saloon
On Commercial nvenue, lietween Ninth and Tenth
streets. BMfl aUn iiiaiuir.utiiri' Curl, Stvltobe,
IVutcll-Quni'il, Kni'-Ulngii, llracclels, and
all kind of Ilulr Jew elry.
Indies may havo Ihxuumlnuir of their hair manu
factured In any deslrnlilu stj le. jan2Mlf
THE BOOK XjXISTU
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No, 100 Commikcui. Avrsux.