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' " 'OFFICE: No. 13 Tenth Street, Thoratonfs Building.
SATURDAY 'fe VfeNING APllIL 2& 1869.
JOHNrH. OBERLY & c
OAlllO, NOl ITS CITIZENS.
Tho merabora of the Illinois press nsao'
elation who ncceptod tho hospitality of
our city, were lavish with their exfolia
tions of our goncroslty, kindness, cour
tesy, etc., and while it will afford' our
citizens much satisfaction to bo assurod
that our guests were well entertained,
till the prime object of tho effort to on
tertaln them will fall, If the "returning
of thanks" is not made subordinate to
"glances at the city, Its advantages and
surroundings." In other words: No cit
izen of Cairo was actuatod by a desire to
'got himself Into the papers." On the
contrary, they shrink from such notori
ety. What thoy did was in behalf of the
city. Bellavlng tho occasion a favora
ble one to Introduco Cairo to tho world,
they devoted themselves to that end,
and shall bo groatly disappointed if a
single one of tho city's guests supposes
that4hey with actuated by any selfish
It U our purpono to republish such jottings-down
of our visitors us speak of
the material alHiIrs of Cairo; and to ena
ble us to do this, wo ask that wo bo fur
nished with a copy of tho paper contain
ing them, as noon as may be, after its
too much Nioanit.
The abandonment of ourcolored fellow
citizens by Orccley lu their hour of tri
umph, with two foreign missions, each
to a colored man, from General .Grant,
Is strange and un accountable. Greeley
has not a word to say of thei-e ap
pointments. He is disgusted. He was
after a mission himself, and the fact
that ho is put lu J he background, while
acouplo of niggers am brought Into the
foreground, has completely taken the
conceit ami tho nigger philanthropy out
of poor Greeley. Grant Iuh given him
too much of the nigger, and wo ato that
in the Hhallow humanitarian's petty dis
appointment his nigger philanthropy
and philosophy and negro equality aro
all cant, cluptrap bosh, trash, humbug,
gammon and green cheese. The rising
negroes, therefore, would serve him right
to cut him, snub him, lecture him and
whlitle him down the wind.
ANTI-IMPERIALISM IN FJIANCE
The French legislature Is ovldoutly pre
paring to inuko a stand against the "one
man power" which tho Emperor has so
Industriously endeavored to concentruto
in tho crown. During the oslon ttto
other day M. Thiers assailed tho com
mercial pulley of nonnparto in direct
terms, asserting that the trading "liber
ties" of tho country were "like tho polit
ical liberties of tho French people a
farce." Tho President replied, which
brought on a warm agiimcut with M.
Theirs, and it was feared tho sitting
would break up lu a row. M. Quertler
claimed that tho crown had no power in
the matter' of commercial treaties, It
being vested In tho legislative ,lo(ly.
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If "Ned Uuntllne" made any friends
in Cairo during his vltlt aud "big drunk"
here, thote friends will probably be- glud
to learn that he Is "doing well.' He Is
now in tho Whlto Pino region Califor
nia, ruuulng u faro batik. An exchange
Informs us that Huutllne reco&tly vis
Itod San Francisco IrHho capably of a
temperance lenturcrl. Ills brlllint suc
cess, and what followed, aro rtlitis de
scribed: "Af taring delivering !tlie most
thrilling teetotal lectures there, and In
ducltiK'Mome three thousand dunces to
Higu the pledgo, ho astonished the
native by appearing upon thestrcctson
n fearful bender, both at midday and
midnight, dressed lu a rcd-whlte-and
bluo costume, more gorgeous than oyer
worn 'by nht 'of tho hemes of his ro
mances. Ho kept hlmsolf fearfully
drunk, untilJiU fuudtt aud credit became
exhausted, wneu no uirneu up at
"Whlto Pine," as above Intimated. A
dirtier dog never disgraced tho human
General Add II. pandora, whon: many
of our readers will remember us tho foun
der of tho first Cairo newspaper -the old
Cairo 'Dolta', has been oxpelled from
tho post olllee at Davenport, Iowa, and a
blatant, stay-at-homo fanatic by tho
namoof HiiKsoll, putlu his pluco. San
ders won his way to a brlgadlorshlp
during tho luto war, taking a part lu tho
battloofluka that distinguished him as
among tho bravest ofllcors of tho war.
In that, hotly contested fight ho gallant
ly led his regiment for more than an
hour after rocelvlng a torrlblo wound,
and left tho field only when ho fell from
his horso from 'oxhaustlpni and was
carried o(T. ,
This is auother example of Grnnt'scon
Hide ration for desorvlhg soldiers.
Col. II. p. Mafllt attempted to commit
wuloldo by shooting hlmsblf In the left
breast at Tulluhoma, Tenu., n few days
ago. Ho now lies lu a orltlcul,cnm!it!on.
Domestic trouble was tho causo of tho
Tho four daiiuhtors of M. Kohnoldor.
the president of tho Fronoh Corps Lcgls
latlir, will each Inherit a million dollars
A Georgia paper reports that Professor
Agasslz'aud Count Pourtalles are ex
ploring in tho" vicTnUy of Key West.
XjMtoiwt toy , PFfjypra,xla..
Wholesale Bomoval of Clerks.
PILE AND HANFOUD 'SHELVED.
EIUHT-II9U LAW PJCUOX.
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Quarrel Between Jack HawlItoa,and, the
Dispatches received from Washington
yesterday afternoon, areas follows:
Kctuoval of Clerk.
Tho work of making romovals In tho
treasury department still progresses rap
Idly, and Secretary fioutwell seems de
termined to remove all clerks whoso
services aro not actually needed as well
as thoso who aro unfitted for their posi
tions by Incompetency.
In the third auditor's ofllco alone,
nearly 300 removals havo been made, In
cluding many ex-eoldiers. While re
movals have been Impartially made, yet
whom now appointments havo been
given, of which there havo been upward
of forty, this has not been true.
A TitllniidlRbninincr (Jetsiui Ofllce.
. On yesterday, Clark oven went so far
as to appoint a man who Is an Intimitto
friend of Vallandlgham, and was a bitter
opponent to the prosecution of tho late
war against the rebels. This man, C. M.
Smith, of Batavla, Ohio, has been for
years a democratic politician, with con
siderable local prominence, and for his
opposition to the republican party, 'and
for the aid he gave Vallandlgham when
tho latter was a candidate for Governor
of Ohio in 1603, ho Is now rewarded with
a clerkship by Auditor Clark.
Secretary Iloutwell has had his atten
tion called to these facts, and Smith will
probably be dismissed against Clark's ob
jections. lMleaad Nnaford Kejccted.
Tho rejection of San ford for minister to
Spain, aud Pile for Brazil, are generally
well received by republicans here, al
though In the case of Pile it was not ex
pected. 1'craiiiinl Item.
Secretary Boutwell leaves for Boston
to-night to be abient for oae week.
ltoar Admiral Joseph Laumau has
been detached from Portsmouth navy
yard on tho first of May, and ordered to
hoist his flagon the Lancaster, now fit
ting out at Norfolk, as commander of
tho South Atlantic squadron.
The Klft-tit Hour Law. .
Attorney General Hoar sent to Secre
tary llorlo this afternoon, an opinion us
to tho constitutionality or tuo eight hour
law, saying that he saw no reason to dif
fer from tUo oplulou rendered by ex-Attorney
General Evarts. In accordance
with this, Secretary Borle has issued a
clrcularletter to tho heads of the various
;navy yarus, cauiug tner aueuuou 10
this opinion, and saying that while tho
navy department lias not the right to
compel mechanics and laborers to work
mom than eight houft, y.et Jlus tho
right to employ them "to labor extra
hours, aud pay them pro rata for such,
Ilowr lliejr Lotf Omp, Another. (
A fierce Interview took 'place between
Jack Hamilton and Attorney. General
Hoar on Tuosduy lust, and tho following
oouversatlon Is said to havo occurred:
Hamilton "I called, Mr. "Attorney
General, to enquire whether it Is true
that you Intend to appoint Mr. for
tho Texas, ?
Attorney General "Yos, Hlr; I have
already mado out his nomination."
Hamlltou J'Thon I think it is my duty
to say (hat ho' is a bad man, and not lit
to hold the office"
Attorney General"! had heard that
you were opposed to him, and was not
surprised, us I ujso hear that you aro" go
ing over to the' 'copperheads.'.'.'
Hamilton "Gd d nyou, oruuy man,
who impugns my political motives.
Where were you when tho war was rag
lug"? What were you dolug that Justl-
lies your blatant Unionism to-day? Dis
pensing tho only luw you know Massa
chusetts law whilst I was risking my
life In behalf of the Union.: As you do
not know what is decent or well bred lu
your intorcourso with gentlemen, I will
not trouble you further, but I will go to
' So saying, JackBtruok ofT, leaving the
respectable Massachusetts pettifogger "In
a bcwlldermeut of rage, aud astonish
ment'; and proceeded to, the T white"
houso, laid tho caso bpforo Grant and
had trio apoolntment annulled. It is
said Jack Is pretty certain to bo elected
Governor of Texas, and Mils IntcVylijV.
wlll'uot sot hlin back much.-w
Don Piatt, Washington correspondent
, it t
of tho Cincinnati 'Commercial', (repub
Tho vilest conrterhcad I ever encoun
torod is an honest man by tho'sdepf
lieu, jnuier. The rouuhost rouiru of tho
democracy is a gentleman by tho side of
tmunaier. aiiu mo stupidest a9s that
howls "nigger" at tho oross-roads Is' a
statesman by tho side of Kelley,
A Theatrical Scandal Tlie Webb MUtera.
From the Detroit I'oit.J
Some tlmo since the item was floatlntr
around In the.papersthat Adal. Webb.
incupopuiar anu lasoinaung actress, anu
orieof the celebrated Webb Slstera, was
about to bo married. Later the para
graph was curreut that she had married
and retired from the stase: and later
still was a paragraph denying the last
meuuoneu repori. auiiu mi uicso ru
mors and codnter rumors, It seemed
altogether likely that the fair Ada was
not entirely Tree from matrimonial en
tunirlemcnls of some sort. And such
seems to have been tho fact, for v6 lind
on the records or tuo Wayne Circuit
Court that action was commenced on tho
20th ult.. by Ada L. Webb against John
Skac, for breach of promise of marrlnge,
aim tno uamaKes aro laiu at u.tiou.
Three cnunLs aro not un. The first is.
that Jn the city of Detroit, in January,
1SCS, tho said Ada -L. Webb and John
Skac plighted their troth. That is not
exactly tho phraseology of the legal
document, but it conveys to tho popular
mlnu a better Idea orwnat was done by
Ada aud John than would tho verbose
document of half dozoti pages of legal
cap, with Us whereas and said and a fore
saids. In fact, they made a verbal con
tract to bo married to each other within
a year, or in January, 160!). Tho sisters
were playlnguu engagement m this city
at the former date, aud Skao was most
assidlousln his attentions as u lover.
Tho first count further alleges that Ada
made this promise of marrlago in good
faith, sincerely relying upon thepurtyof
tho second part to stand by his pledges
like u man ; that sho then expected to
fulfill her promise, and was ready to do
ho, uud has been ready over since, The
second couiit charges the unfaithfulncs
of SkueandseU forth that whereas the
plalntlH was ready at tho time agreed
upon to bo married, und has been ready
over since, the defendant positively aud
absolutely refused to marry her. Shu
a Hedge that she repeatedly and fre
quently urged upon lllru to make good
his promiso of marriage; butho has put
her olffrom time to time, aud now utterly
refuses to marry her, although sho was
ready and willing during all this time.
Tho third aud lust count sets forth that
upon her engagement with Skac to be
married lu Juuuary. 1800, it was under
stood that she was to retlro from tho
stage, which profession she hud previ
ously followed as a means of support to
hereeuaud mother: that she did so retire
from the staire on that account, and has
since that time been deprived of that
means of sunnort. For this reason, aud
for Injuries to her feelings by reason of
the failure or tho defendant to mum
his promise, she claims damages to tho
amount of $50,000. Tho attorneys lu the
case are Moore & urinin for tho planum,
anu uicicinson auicKinson ror tno tie
rendu tit. The. cam u likely to lo u very
ctoncly contested one, but It has not yet
been set down for trial
Thirty-two ladles in Appalachlu, Tioga
county, Now York, marched into a bll
llnrd saloon, Saturday, and gave the pro
prietor notice to shut up his place within
a week, or they would take vengeance
NEW Al VEIiT LSEMENTS.
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Far HuIIiIIiii; I'.uliukl 'ouity,Jiill.
OBice of Clerk of the County 'ourt, )
Mound City. PuUxki Co. lilt, Aril 31, ISO. J
fcealed propoilii 'will be recelred by the ttmlrr
Uned tbioice,-ln Mound" City,- until Monday;
Mny 3. A. It WJ, at It o'vlovk in., f"r tlir building of
the Polaiki Omutyjall on WaihlnKton arenne;-ln
Minimi City, III'. oinllnto lanaande)ineHlion
nn fll in my nfllin, Kild wnrli in I Ud for In Lads
of thftcouiily, payable In fire year, and Iwaring ten
per cent, inivrrni. uie uouuiui ug iuiii a hip
Tile Micoeiiui i(iiitir ii;n
with woJ oecurity far tho faithful erfrmaiKe of tils
The court reervt the, jlht to reject any and all
bida - ' : J
apMtd H. C. MKnr.. Clerk (unty Conrt
pi-Tll7lNJJQA'lt, ... m ,7
ATTOKNKV AT LAW,
OAIcc Xo. 3, Winter's lllock. CAIUO, I IX.
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diio Tidnuvo Kmdnry, rouatstin of one
prt. and jvuinp tweUe rrtaincrii; four (tulrlier vx
ira, atvl eu tuialler one, tworuddlocreMii,one iron
ralvarnnd track, four eit Jua moulds, to ott
qnart.vs do. 1 x-it 1 lb lump,-one cot nine InMu
one truL-lc and wheel, block.-, Inianla, tun and Imn
platen, UnutUyiniP tutk, and four poir cilti ono
4'aeliiL board, and threo heay Iron prie, one
ra.elnj! kettle und atove, twocaioinx lxex, tooln.etci
ono nweat houtu and feur tnr and plM, pnaletlrr
prr, ilmk, vie, etc, all In 'comidete order, aet up In
L'uiro, Illinois, a good placet" carry nn tho business,
uith it rood outer trade, and homo custom. 'Tobacco
In th fear, (ho licit ofomllty, plenty near by mid all
Terms easy, A good ehame fur those that wuntu
hiiHim-M nlr.-u.ly sUrted and ready, all In order. Tho
house vm Im) ranted at UX rates, nr puruhnird. A,
j;ood two story brick, tin roof, with bomnt, '
feet byM)siitlictetly tarse. .... .. , "
Alxi. tifteeu (arms, CM acres of lamlx lu Oullatin
nnd Whitfl.oountiea, Illinois! will aell tho amo or
trode for Cairo property. Call aud. ci me. or Col.
Jame H. Ucurden, or address me at-Oalro, Ills.,
owner find controller of above. WJU'l't JAMKS.
F. 1'AltKKK., .i
WHITE LEAD, ZINC AND OILS,
WINDOW GLASS AND PUTTY
Uruahra, Wall Papei and Window
05 OHIO LBV HE OA IR O, ILL
TO OBTAIN IT UOi TO
J1EEBWAUT, OHTH & C0S
And purhaso Uo leading .
o-r o of tlxo Wowt
A good Tarlety or CookluKond HeatliiK Btovoaal.
a o,n hand. Also a completo assortment or
Tinware, Hollow -Ware, Ac, tic,
Manufuctiirera of Quttcringand Hoofing. ' 1
Our r.Kdto la Quick Bales aud Small l'rofita.
-8tiafaction uunranteed in every mitanc.V
DRY GOODS,' ETC '
EW GOODS I
The Oldest Established
, IN T1IK CITTj
IIITTENIIOUSE & 1IAHNY
Havo on liaml, froh from the market
Alnaojj, Itobnlx Cloth,
Printed do Lnlncf,
l'orcalo ltolwj, JapancioClolh,
Krcnch I.!n, Pacific I.awn,
fnadlnr, Printed Mnens,
Plairi Percale, Whlto Alpncm,
Drown and bleached Sheeting-,
mown ami iweacneu sinning,
Pri Printed Spring Hhawl8,
I.mnn ljco Phawl,
ParU Veil narcec . . . .
Donna Maria. -i,; ! 1 .1
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COnXKK KIOIITIl ST. AND COMMKr.CIAI.AVK
GROCERIES, LIQUORS, ETC.
SMYTH & CO.,
M IIOI.KS AI.K (JKOCKliN;
'1 W111,V VJ AH
n a mr, TT.T.ivntu
SUGARS COFFEIS, TEAS, SY11VVS,
JI olaunta, Tobacco, Vign,
Fish, Candle?, "Woodenware , Willow-Waro
7XTeXmt, Oil, Fctlxxtw,
, VARNISHES, BRUSHES,
i.ii i md ,iui ru i ill i
WJmlow-faluHS Iutty, JLiuie,
ltmtnt, J'Uuttr-l'tirU, OummeJer
OIU. Ityt, MuiiuugUl,, aud.i HoMtlMH!
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Rod Iioad nxxrl JSlxot.
..AlAokeeiit rousUntly on haud a most complete.
st.Kknf f,fcw,l UAltH 4- Wii
Wit wt II la k'I ft ''
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SCOTCH AND HUSH WHISKY, (UN
Port. JtludelrA. Sherry aud Ctftwb
AIo, AOKM IUK
J. RIIW J- CO'S CELEBRATED WHEEL
Wo sell exclusively (nrCAHir, to which wo linilotlio
attention of cIoho cash buyers. ' ' '
srSiiceinl attention pant to flllinu orders.
Jg S. llAlJlEI,-,,,,, tl,
queeuswaro, Unr FlxtHrcs,,tilas8waro '
, DAVIDSON'S COLUMN.
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llrown'i Clieclc Itow
Corn nnil Colt
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OTHER. THINGS FOR SALE
WM. M. DAVIDSON.
Ignoftb "Gilt IMow."
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