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OFFICE: No. 13 Tenth Street, Thornton's Building.
FRIDAY EVENING, APRIL 23, 1869.
JOHNH. OBERLY& CO
AN UNWARRANTED DISCRIMINA
TION. We aro pleased to observe on the part
of tbo Illinois Press Association, a dis
position manifested to demand from tho
law-making power of Illinois abeflttlnB
recognition of tbe claims of the prow.
Tho existing laws, regulating tho prices
for tbe publication of tax sale notices,
estrny notices, etc., are an Insult to every
Intelligent publisher in tho State. Tno
amouutn named as adequate compensa
tion for such publications are, simply, In
sulting. They scarcely repay the cost of
tho composition; butto arguo wlthsomo
peoplo tho contrary, is to lose time and
waste breath. "Tho law allows ,so much
aud they'll pay no more."
Wo hold it to bo a gross assumption of
authority on the part of the legislature to
touch this matter at all. Printing Is a
legitimate, respectable, and should be,
an untrammelled and unrestricted oc
cupation. Tho legislature has no more
right to say whaUhe prices of tho prin
ter or publisher shall be, than it haH to
regulate tho wages of carpenters and
blacksmiths, or to fix the pi ices to be
charged by merchants and physicians
save only when tho patronage Is directly
under its control, as In tho case of pub
lishing public laws. No reasonable,
rational discrimination against the pub
lisher can bo made; aud the representa
tives of the press owe it to themselves,
to the dignity of their calling to resent
every attempt In that direction, as un
warrantable and insulting. The laborer
can fix a prico upon his labor; tho grocer
upon his goods; but tho publisher a if
he were a scoundrel, from whose extor
tions tho public required protection; or
an idiot who kuuw nothing about his own
business is told by an "itmnonsely
wise" legislature that for certain services
rendered his neighbor or patron he can
collect so much and no more!
Isn't It about time for tho editorial fra
ternity todemund "equal rights" in this
regard to teach our law-makers that, al
though wo aro merely editors and pub
lishers, we have rights that they must
aud shall respect? Wo think so, aud
therefore receive with sincere satisfac
tion tho Intimations already thrown out
that this mutter will receive at tho hands
of the Press Association the action its
OJt A IN AND FLOUJt B USINES'S A T
We extract the following paragraph,
referring to the through grain trade and
Cairo Uour market, from tho correspond
ence of tho P&ducah 'Kontuckian :'
We And tho merchants and other bus
iness men of tho city In line spirits, In
anticipation of u brilliant future for
them. As the great "grain strugglo" bo
tweon Bt. Louis and Chicago is likely to
terminate in favor of tho former city,
which fact will briug Chicago capitalists
here to Intercept the trade, which can he
done, In part, at all seasons, aud In full
during the winter season when tho river
above is locked up with Ice. One Chi
cago company has already erected an
elevator here which is capable of hand
ling somo 250 car loads of freight per
This is already one of the best flour
markebi in the West.
During tho mouth of March Inst there
were shipped from here 50,122 barrels,
excluslvo of that which was shipped by
river from above, aud this is during a
season when tho river wad not free from
The olevator of which mention is made
is proprlotored by Messrs. Buckingham,
of Chicago, who tuko rank among tho
most prominent grain operators In tho
United States. ThobulidiiiK has a stor-
ago capacity of about 600,000 bushels, and
facilities for elevating about l2(),uuu bush
els evory twonty.four hours.
Tho Hour trade In Cairo is compara
tively now, hut Is augmenting qulto rap
idly, since tho fact has beon repeatedly
demonstrated thnt our merchants can
aud do maintain a successful competi
tion with tit. Louis.
UNIONISM THAT DOESN'T PAY.
Tho President nominated Colonel
Crowe, an ox-robel, for the Governorship
of Now Moxico, and tho radical senate
continued him, to supersede tho present
governor, Col. Mitchell, who was a union
ofllcerand did gallant sorvice.
Governor Mitchell hus undoubtedly ,
ascertained that unionism In his case
doesn't pay. This sanio rebel Crowo
gave him and his little command a
whipping in Missouri durlug tho war,
aud now he turns up again and kioks
him out of a cozy office.
This is the way tho, radical pack at
Washington rowards the country's de
An exchange paper tells the following:
"Ono olthe iusano In the Raleigh (N.C.)
asylum recently visited tho Legislature
Upon his roturu, ,tho '.superintendent
asked him what ho thought of it. Re
lapsing into n 'brown study! for a mo
ment, no looked up and suld: 'Well, I
think they aro a branch of this. establish
ment." Tho area of Minnesota Is 84,000 square
miles, or 63,700,000 acres larger tuau
tho six Now England States.
Rrlgham Young's Salt Lake City the
atre employs a company of thirty-two
actors, all butr ouo of whom are Mor
ILLINOIS PRESS ASSOCIATION.
Meeting In tho Athcncum Yesterday F. M.
Report of the froccediBK.
Thursday, April Kj 18CA.
Association met at 2 o'clock p.m.
Dr. C. H. Kay, of the Chicago 'Even
Post' was Introduced by the president,
and proceeded to deliver tho aanual ad
dress, which wan listened to with the
most Intense interest, and waa frequently
The annual poem, written by V. H.
Bristol, of the Kankakee 'Gazette,' was
then road by Col. Geo. H. Harlow tho
author being unahlo to attend.
Mr. Kellogg, from the committee on
resolutions, mado tho following reports:
Resolved, That tho members of tho
Association mutually pledge themselves
to each other to support for nomination
for members of the constitutional con
vention, and also for members of tho
next legislature no person, (other things
belug equal) who does not pledge himself
to give his inllucnce and vote In favor
of tho action of the committee of thir
teen, this day appointed on printing laws
and legal advertising.
Resolved, That It shall bo tho duty of
overy publisher belonging to this Asso
ciation, who may be defrauded by adver
tisers, or advertising agents, to report
that fact to the chairman of tho "com
mittee on advertising agents," who shall
thereupon issuo a circular to tho mem
bers of tho Association at the expense of
Resolved, (Two-thirds of tho members
present voting thcrfor,) That tho consti
tution of this Association, be amended as
follows; by adding to article 3d: "Ex
editors rnuy be elected members by a
majority or tho members present; pro
vided tticro bo a quorum, and shall so de
cide by vote at any regular meeting.
Article 1st of amendments shall bo:
This Association shall have power to
elect honary members by a two-thirds
vote of those present, and voting at any
regular meeting, a quorum being present.
Mr. Obcrly offered tho following reso
lution, which was adopted:
Resolved, That a commltteo of three be
appointed by the chair to revise the Con
stitution and by-laws, and report to the
next session of the association, aud that
the committee is hereby Instructed to
particularly define tho qualifications of
Mr. Blrdsall offered the following reso
lution, which was, on motion, laid on
Resolved, That hereafter, other things
being equal, It is policy for the publish
ers of Illinois to purchase their stock
fiom parties who are engaged exclusively
In the paper trade, and In sustaining es
tablishments which are actively engaged
in competition with us In printing, there
by aiding them to cut our own throats.
Mr. Bangs moved that tho chair ap
point one member to prepare an essay
upon each of tho topics presented by the
business committee at the morning ses
sion; said essays to bo limited to twenty
minutes each Adopted.
Tho president read two telegrams from
A. Murdock, esq., president of the Mo
bllo aud Ohio railroad, inviting the mem
bers to visit Columbus, Miss., on their
return from Mobile.
Mr. Obcrly offered the following reso
lution, which was adopted:,
Resolved. That this association accept
tho invitation of Abel Murdock, Esq.,
president of tho Mobile and Ohio railroad,
to visit Columbus, on the return from
Mr. Waters moved that tho socrotary
be Instructed to have published, within
sixty days, live hundred copies of tho
proceedings of thopresontaud lost moot
lugs of tho association, for distribution to
tho members. Adopted.
On motion, adjourned to meet at the
call of the president.
A correspondent of tho Paducah ,Kou
tucklim' writing from Cairo, confessed
himself fascinated by the good looking
dining room girls of tho St. Charles
hotel. Feasting on their beauty and
graces no rorgot nts victuals, ho
says, however, that If tho Introduc
tion of theso haudsome girls Into the
dining room was a trick of Swift's to
economize "grub," it is altogether par
donable. So it goes. When a Paducahite comes
to Cairo he loses his heart. When a
Calrolto goes to Paducah ho losos his
A lot of dead-beats have been playing
Cuban patriots in New Orleaua and New
York, bleeding tho' sympathizers with
tho revolt roundly.
Judgo Marcus Mortou, of the'superlor
court of Boston, has been confirmed as
justice of the supremo court of Massachu
setts, vice Hoar,
It'ls charged, and not denied; that
carpot-bagger Governor Welis of Vir
ginia, has made $100,000 by compjjeity
with tho whisky ring.
Tho New Tfbrfc 'Revolution' wants
married woman to retalu their maiden
names. Let it also insist that all mar
ried woman support their husbands;
fter which marrlago will increase 'in
The claims against the Stato of Ohio
for damages, done to property of citizens
by General John Morgan during his
brief raid ln(o that State, amount to $-570,-226.
Tho Impression among disinterest
ed parties Is that If the claimants would
compromise on the $225 they would get
very near as much as they lost.
Anna Dickinson's lecture at Leaven
worth, Kansas, netted $532. Bomo of the
seats brought four dollars aplcco at auc
On tho ovenlug of the 22d Inst., at
seven o'clock, p.m., Eda, infant daugh
ter of John and Kate Gochol, aged seven
months. Tho friends of the parents aro
invited to attend tho funeral at ten
o'clock, a.m., Saturday, '24th. Tho de
ceased will be buried at Villa Ridge.
For Building; Piilnnkl County Jnll.
Offlce of Clerk of tho County Court, )
Mound City, Pulaski Co. Illi, April SI, ISO. j
Healed proposal will Ijo received by the under
slKncdatliisofHcc, In Mound City, until Monday,
Mny 3, A. I) 9, at 13 o'clock in., fnrtlio building of
tho Pulaski County Joll, on Washington avenue, In
Mound City, Illi, according to plana and specification
on filo in my office. Haid work to bo paid for in bond
of the county, parable, lu fire year, and tearing ten
per cent. Intercut. Tho bonds to be. issued an the
work progresses. Tho fuccetifiil bidder togivebond
with good security for the faithful performance ofhis
The court rctcrrcM tho right to reject any and all
nptftd H. C. MKRTZ. Clerk County Court.
jy T. L1NEGAR,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Office Wo. S, Egyptian Block, CAIKO, H.I..
Cairo TolsvcoKaetorv. coDtlatlne of on hrdraulla
press and tump, twelvo rctatnern; four flnlilicri ei
irn, and six smaller one, two raddle screw, ono iron
rail car and track, four eotts li' moulds, two sett
quarter, do. 1 sett 1 lb lump, one act nine inch, do.,
one truck and wheel, blocks,, boards, titii and iron
plate, 3u0 drying rock, and four pair scales, ono
caseins teard, and three heavy iron presses, otic
CMelng kettle and itore, twocasclnR boxen, tool, etc;
one sweat house and four torcs and pipe, ono letter
Ere, desk, etc, etc, all In complete order, et up in
airo, Illinois, a good place to carry nn the business,
with a (ood outer trade, and home custom. Tobacco
In the leaf, the beat of quality, plenty near by and all
Term easy, A ed chance for those that want a
bualneM already started and ready, all In order. Tho
house can b rrnted at fair rate, or purchased. A
?;ood two story brick, tin roof, with basement, 25
eet by o aufncleatly large.
Al. fifteen (arms, t acres of land In Oallatln
and White counties. Illinois will sell th name or
iw.v,, v.nu 'iurii, wwi n't inr. u
Jame rt. Rearden, or addrra me nl Cairo, lllf.,
f '-I . r -.1 1 I .... r..t
owner ana coutrouer or aijote. I'iJAMM,
WHITE LEAD, ZINC AND OILS,
WINDOW GLASS AND PUTTY
Brnahe, Wall Paper and Window
95 OHIO LEVEE CAIRO, ILL
TO OHTAIN1TOO TO
REERWART, OUTR k GO'S
And purchase the leading
IStovo o X t la. O W O a t
A good larlety.nf, Cooking and JlcMiutf Stow)
wuya on hand.-'Also n complete assortment of
Tinware', Hollowr-Ware, 4tc, Ac.
Manufacturer of Outteringaud llootiu.
Our motto l Quick S.ile undFmnll Proflu.
r&tifactiou citaritntccd In 8rry,lutnco."WU
Estate o Eunetia Candtt, deceased.
The linderklgned having been appointed executor
of the lost will and teMament of Kunetla
Candeo, late of the county of Alexander and Htnte
pf Illinois, deceuum!, hereby give notion tint ho will
apHfl.ir U'foru the county court of Alexander county,
at the court homo In the city of Cairo, Illinois, at the
May term, on the third Mondy in May next, rtt
which limn all perron having claim Hgninxt ld es
tate, or notified and requested to attend for the pur
pof having the ame adjmted. All neron In
debted to said entatfl are requested to make im,nieuV
Me payment to the nndernigned.
Dated this Kill day "f March, A. D. 1K(U.
marlT-Cw nE.VUVH.CA.NUKK, Kxecutor.
!A Clertcyman, while residing In Poulh America ai a
lantonury, discovered n safe and luiplo remedy for
e euro of Ncrvou Wcakne,Karly Decay, Diaenne
of the Urinary and Seminal Organ,, and the w holo train
of disorders brought on by baneful and vicious habit.
Great number have U-euvured by thi noblo remedy,
I'romptod by a detlro to benefit tho ntllictcd and tin
fortunate, I will aend tho recipe far preparing and
using thi medicine, In a sealed envelope, to any ouo
who. ueeiU.lt, vara or ciiAaar. Address,
JlWEl'Il T. INMAN.
Station P, Ulblo Houie,
fobl-d8m New York City.
EspoQially deslcnrd for the menf the Modlenl Pro
fesslon and the Family, ioessln llioso intrinslo
modicinul properties which belong t mi old nnd l'ure
Indlponsat'lo tofcnwlci, flood fur Kidney Com
plaint. A delicioiiHTonlo. Put up In canes, contain,
fng one dozen bottles eaeh, and sold by nil iiruggit,
Kroers.Ac. A.M. Uinlngsr 4 Co., ottobllthod 1T70,
No. 13 Heaver Htreet, Now Vork. rmu30dly
' CARDS, &c,
Printed at tea office of tiio Cairo Bulletin.
DRY GOODS, ETC
Tho Oldest Established
Xn.-V GOODS XXOX71BIJD
IN T1IK CITY
RiriENHOUSE & HANNY
Uavo on hand, freih from tho market
Alpaca, Robalx Cloth,
T Printed dc Ijtlne., Pckln Luitre,
Trench Jaconet, Percatc.t,
Italian Cloths, Chnlll,
Krench Gingham, French Pique,
luro Mohairs, Bcotch Gingham,
Crape Maretz, Poplins,
Percale Itobes, Japanese Cloth,
French lJwn, Pacific Lawns,
Grenadine, Printed Linens,
Haln Percale, White Alpaca,
Drown and Illeachcd Sheetings,
Drown and Illeoched Shirting.
Paris Printed HprlngShawls,
Lama Laco Bhawla.
Paris Veil Darege
WhltoGoodi, Donna Maria, I .-'At.
Walnsook. Dotted Mett,
rJoft Cambrics, Hosiery,
India Twill, Gloves,
India Mull, Jaconet,
Linen Cambric, Hwlss,
CXOTJIN AND CAANIXEKS,
CORNIIl KIOHTll 8T. AND COMMEltCIAL AVK
GROCERIES, LIQUORS, ETC.
WHOLES ALE GROCERS,
OHIO LEVEE, - - CAIRO, ILLINOIS
SUGARS, COFFEES, TEAS, SYRUPS,
Molasaca, Tobacco, Cigar,
Fish, Candies, Woodcnwnrc, WlllowWare
XO-nllw, Olln, FaiutM,
WilHlOK-GIltRS Putt', IillUC,
Cement, Plaster-Paris, Gunpowder
Olil , llyc, Monougaliela aud Bonrboti
3FLbd Xjond t,xx.cl Sliot.
Also keep constantly on hand a most complete
tockof i. ; . - t.rf.V rt
SCOTCH AND IRISH WHISKY, OIN
Port, Madeira, Sherry and Catawba
XUO, AUCKT roB
J. RIED $ COS CELEBRATED WHEEL
Wo tell exclusively lor CASH, to which we invite the
attontiouofclosocasli buyer. . : t i
rrjpeoial attention puld to filling order.
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Queouswarc, Rnr Fixtures, Glasswaro
1IOVSB FUUNIHHING GOODS, 4
N. l8Rauai8T,Cpia,Av. I CAIRO ,I.L
j DAVIDSON'S COLUMN.
JJTO3.'l80 AND 182, ' '
Urown's Clicck Row
Corn nnd Cob
HAND CORN PLAN-
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Slgu of tlte "Gilt Plow."