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hc Evening fnlletto,
,j TUESDAY, APRIL 27, I860.
PUBLISHED Y JOHN If. ODKRLT CO.
M. n. IIARKKLL, ASSOCIATE KDITOK.
Any Subscriber of; the Evening
Bullttlu' fnlllnu to receive the dally Issue
thereof, will please make it known at
the office. v lw
Mound City 'Journal,' of last week,
not received. Mr. Potter please mall lis
For Cholco Butter and Vegetables call
nt 8. Mlchels & Bro's., 140 Commercial
avenue, corner Ninth street. Orders de
ll vcrored to any part of the city. 2t
The Sunflower Billiard Saloon, on Ohio
Levee, is furnished with tho latest styles
of tables, nnd the bnr supplied with tho
moit excellent liquors. Freo lunch Is
tpread everyday at a a. m. and 10 p. in..
oa A special Communication of Cairo
XX Chapter, No. 71, H. A. M., will be
held at Masonic Hall, this evening,
(Tuesday) at 71 o'clock.
By order of tho M. E. II. P.
M. Jj. Dunning, See1;.
The calaboose gang performing street
labor now numbera eleven hardy, mus
cular fellows to whom hard work seems
the merest pastime.
Whetting their appetites, as they do,
1iy hard labor, wo can't see where tho
jailor's proilton grub comes In.
Si. Mlchels it Bro. have always on
hand n large supply of cholco Fruit, Veg
etables, Butler, Eggs, etc., at tho lowest
prices. Orden solicited ana delivered to
any part of the city; satisfaction guaran
teed. 110 Commercial uvenue, corner
Ninth street. lit
0(3 e of the Cairo and fct. Louis Railroad Co., I
Cairo, Illinois, April IV, 1SW. f
Notice Is hereby given that a meet
ing of the Director of this Com
pany will bo held at tho Southern Hotel,
In tho city of tit. Louis, Mo., on Wcdes
day, 2Sth Inst., at 10 o'clock a. m.
S. Staats Taylor, President.
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Save your lives and property. A.
Fraser is agent for the copper scroll light
ning rod company and will till all orders
promptly. Call at once and have them
put on your buildings. This is the best
and safest rod now made. Shop on Com
merclal avenue, between Eleventh and
Twelfth street. ap!21d3m
Price's cream baking powders for sale
at 0. D. Williamsons. They pay for
themselves in the saving of shortening,
milk, egg, spoiled bread, and tho
trouble and expense of procuring good
yeast. Try them. aplll)d2w
"Barrett's" Celebrated Hair Jtutorn
Solomon Strong, died last night, after
an illness of eight mouths. Tho family
being entirely destitute of means, the
overseer of the poor provided such a
co fllnns are used for tho burial of pau
per, but the widow would not consent
to Its use, declaring it unfit to bury a dog
In. She accordingly essayed the collec
tion of money by subscription to provido
a better one, with what success wo are
not advised, (strong had resided in
Cairo fourteen years.
If you want a good stove, or tin ware,
hollow-ware, copper or sheet-Iron ware,
tin roof, gutter, or anything In that Hue,
call on A. Fraser, Commercial avenue,
beteen Eloventh and Twelfth street,
where hn has moved to, and fitted up the
largest and most complete shop In
Particular attention given to steam
beat and mill work, copper nuilthiug
aiiiTuheet Iron work, such as chimneys,
breecher escaping steam-pipes, etc.
The Cairo Hllver Coras t Hand.
A correspondent of tho Springfield 'Jour
nal speaking of the Mound City banquet,
ays: "The Cairo Silver Cornet band dis
coursed most excellent music during tho
evening and added greatly to tho enjoy
ment of tho occasion."
This is not tho first compliment elicited
by our band, that has fallen under our
eyo by any means. Quito everybody
who enjoyed the music at the banquet
expressed himself In terms of highest
The Anniversary Ball Laat Nlgfel.
Coming so closely upon tho heels of
tho editorial ball, it was not oxpectcd
that a thronged houso last night would,
in tho merry rounds of tho dance, celo
bratotho Fiftieth anniversary of Odd-Fellowship.
A fair number was on hand,
howover, and tho enjoyment was really
genuine. Parties who participated as
Bure us that they novor enjoyed them
selves more heartily in their lives.
A largo number was expected from
Mound City and provision raado for
them, but only ouo couple came. Wo
could havo quieted thoso expectations
yesterday morning had o known of
thorn, aa we aro "posted" on tho score of
turnout from Mound City on the occa
sion of Cairo demonstrations. Ah ro
Npoudlsts to our invitations they aro far
At a reasonable hour tho ball broke up
and everybody wont homo not only sat
isfied but gratlflod.
"Barrett's" took tho Silver Medal,
Llvo and dressed Chickens always on
handatS. Mlchels & Bro's., 140 Com
mercial avenue, cornor Ninth street. Or
ders delivered to any part of tho city.
At 12 o'clock rn. to-day the following
cases had been dlnpoaed of before F.
Bros", esq., police magistrate:
Ed. Nulty was fined $2 00 and costs
for getting drunk, Having no spel
ter about his ciothlifghe' was calaboosed
for 8 days.
W. J. Green, ditto, ditto, ditto.
Georgo Washington, a sun-masked
patriot, shot off his mouth in an offen
sive and aggravating manner and was
brought to an account. Fined $5 and
costs. No money. Ten days calaboose
and street labor.
George Evans, another nigger, got
drunk and becamo disorderly. Fined
$5 00 and costs, whlch'he paid.
Bottle Fronch, a colored wench, was
convicted1 of vagabondage, and fined
$10. CAlabooscd for 10 days.
Anna Bundenholmer, a negro bloomer,
accused Lucy Thomas of using offensive
language, but tho charge didn't stick,
and it appeared that Miss Anna was ac
tuated by purely personal considerations,
sho was asked to pay tho costs of her
malicious proceeding. Not having the
"quills" sho waH sent to tho calaboose.
Next and last came Thomas Miller.
Thomas tampered with the ardent and It
lioored him. It being violative of our
ordinances to permit any quantity of
liquor, however large, to overcome tho
drinker, Thomas, was fined $2 00 and
costs, which ho paid iiko a man, uud
went on his way rejoicing.
Elliott, llaytliorn (.''. Hoot anil Nlioc,
The wholesale department of this well
known and popular establishment has
been so enlarged recently, that it is now
one of tho largest houses In the North
west The cities of New York, Boston,
Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Ciucfnnatl,
have all furnished a share to make It not
only ono of tho largest, but ouo of the
cheapest boot and shoe establishments,
of the country. Retail dealers in tho
surrounding country will no doubt re
ceive an assurance of this fact with pleas
ure, as It enables them to proctiro sup
plies at Cincinnati prices, and without
vexatious delay and heavy freights and
It Is, however, with the retail depart
ment which the majority of our
readers have to do, and of that depart
ment we propose to speak, specifically.
Only a day or two ago some fifty cases of
boys', misses' and women's wear wero
opened, in addition to the already largo
stock that filled the shelves and burden
ed the counters. In this now lot were
some of tho handsomest, and best made,
misses' shoes wo ever saw in tho Cairo
market. Tho variety is so groat that wo
shall notattompt to enumerate, but we
enquired of ourselves, while inspecting,
It, If there was ingenuity enough among
our young ladles and misses to conceive
a want or a fancy In the shoe line that
this houso could not supply. And a like
completeness and variety distinguish
the supply of ladles' wear. It embraces
everything suggested by the wants of
the times. And a feature of this es
tablishment, not less alluring
to tho buyer than its immenso
and widely varied stock, is tho fact that
tho prices aro very low so low, indeed,
that a gentleman In our presenco de
clared that ho saved at least fifty dollars
a year slnco he commenced buying boots
and shoes thcro. Tho largo trade con
centrated upon tho houso enables the pro
prietors to sell upon a small margin, and
as that trade increases that margin will
diminish, tho house holding itself ready
at all times to divide its profits with its
To the recent additions wo ask tho at
tention of tho public. Ladles and chil
dren, in particular, aro invited to exam
ine, price, and if they choose, buy.
Notlca to Tax-Payer,
The delinquent list will bo commenced on
the 10th day of April, thoto wishing to two
cost, bad better come to the Court houso at
once and settle.
, LduiH II. Myeks, Collector.
Barclay Brothers Barrett's agents,
Cairo, Illinois. aplfi-ddcwlw
Fresh Vegetables every day at 8. Mich
el & Bro's., 140 Commercial avenue cor
ner Ninth street Orders delivered to
any part of the city. 2t.
A supply of St. Louis lager beet Just
received at Louis Herbert's 85 Ohio
A nmperado Captured.
Jack Murphy, a St. Louis "bruiser,"
and a well known desperado, assisted by
a negro, played the "strap game"
on a whito man near the gas works yes
terday, and boat him out of $20,00. Tho
white man, not liking tho modus oper
andi by which he had been victimized,
offered, some objections, when ho
was promptly knocked down by Murphy
and souudly beaten. Officer Arnold
shortly afterwards got In pursuit of Mur
phy and found hlmamongalotof mules,
on board tho steamer Forsytho, aud took
him In charge. Squire Shannesscy Ira
Imposed a lino of $25, and sent the
ruffian to tho calaboose, giving him a
thirty-one days airing at street labor.
A Good Time, or It.
Tho Illinois Press Association Is re
ceiving great oourtesy aud kindness at
the bauds of the Mobillans. A special
train mot tho Association at Whistler's
station, and with brass bauds, transpa
rencies gavo a "welcome to the mon of
the west" that will long bo remembored.
On tho first day's stay of tho Associa
tion In the city, carriages wero furnished
for rides through tho city. Tho next day
a vessel was properly decorated and em
ployed for a sail In the bay. Privato
houses wero thrown open, and every
thing that could bo dono was dono by the
citizotiB to manifest their appreciation
of tho honor of tho visit.
' luteal BrevlMca. '
The bill of the St. Charles hotel for. en
tertaining Its portion of the Press Assoel
tion, for providing ball refreshments,
etc., amounted to about $300 cash.
Two companies of United States regu
lars passed up on the City of Cairo last
night. They are Intended for sorvico
among tlie red skins on tho plains, wo
On Thursday last the Ht. Charles Hotel
furnished 780 meals. Think of the tooth
service necessary to masticato that quan
tity of grub.
Parson, Davis & Co's Is the cheapest
queensware house in tho United States
for all dealers within two hundred miles
of Cairo. This fact is well established.
D. T. Linegar, Eq., hangs his law
shingle from Winter's block and not
from thoEgyptlau block ns Inadvertently
advertised by us tho other day.
A negro woman died of small pox
night before last, In a hovel on 0th street.
Tho lino of demarcation between city
and county responsibility in caso of
paupers of her character not being
plainly drawn, tho body laid during tho
day yesterday without burial.
Twelve ladles of tho city took tho tlo
greo of Daughter of Itebekah, in tho Odd
Fellow's hall yesterdaj .
Tho notorious Frank Gordon has re
turned to Cairo to rosumo her nefarious
Circuit Court is still grinding away at
Tho noxt term of tho County Court for
County business will be held on tho first
Monday in June.
"Use Barrett's," and no other.
To The Merchant of Cairo.
During the past two or three years no
charge has been mado by tho proprietors
of the Cairo wharf bonta for receiving
and taking care of freights for city de
livery. At all other points where there
aro wharfboats it is customary to mako
a reasonable charge for such servlco,
and in cities for skids, tarpaulins, etc.
Wo are paying an Immense tax in
tho way of license, wharfage, taxes, etc.,
aud find it actually necessary to avail
ourselves of every legitimate mode to in
crease our Income to meet these and oth
er expenses, and we havo mutually
agreed that after May 1st, 1S69, our
churgo on all freight received by us for
city delivery, will be fifty cents per tun,
with privilege of tweuty-four hours stor
age, which we think will meet with tho
approbation of all our customers who de
sire us to receive their freights and pro
tect their interests from damages arising
during transportation, etc.
Our gangways are at all times freo for
tha transfer of freights from boat to lev
eo for thoso who prefer to receivo their
J. M. Phillips,
Chas. T. Hlude.
Cairo, April 27, 1809. 3t
Fresh Mobile shell oysters Just received
at Louis Herbert's restaurant 85 Ohio
Levee. a22 Ot
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"Barrott's" moat efficacious.
Money Saved t
Bv buvintr vourirrocerici of J. II. Motcnlf,
who keeps u largo and iclcct stock of tho best
family supplies, nnd fplli cheaper tliun tho
cheapest, No. 334 Washington avenue, op
posite tho court house. ntarStf
A hound Adruoullluu.
Tho Paducah 'Herald' implores Ken-
tuckians to "Slick to tho Democratic
party! Not for tho sake of party itself,
hut hecauso tho Democratic party is tho
only agency under God, lu America, hy
which wo can hopo to do anything for
ourselves or tho Liberties of our count
ry." An admonition that wavering, hesita
ting Democrats everywhere, would do
well to hed.
The world uses "Barrett's."
Port LUt for tti 91 Hour Enrilar at
a wo o ciocn, ft-, m.
C.tu. Anderson, Colum.i Win. White, Taducah;
0:tAVla, Mound City, Melnotte, Cincinnati,
Kellogg, St Louis, City of Cnlro, Memphis
Emma No 3, N O Dexter, J-ouitvlll.
flen. Anderson, Colum.; Wm. White, Paducah;
Melnotte, bt Louis, Kellogg, N O
City of Cairo, St Louis, Dexter, N O
Flirt, St Louis, (Ircat Itepublfc, N O
t Emma No 9, Cincinnati,
The weather has been clear and
beautiful since last report. Last night
the moon lightetl up our streets most
brilliantly, gladdening tho hearts of tax
payers and lovors, the former savlug
gas and tho latter expondlug it. This
morning the sun was scarce dimmed by
the clouds which floated lazily across tho
"bluo dome," and all uaturo seemed to
rejoice. Tho foliago seemed to havo n
more beautiful greeti, and tho birds moro
melody than usual, aud thoso who had
clean hearts no doubt frequently ex
claimed this morning: "This Is u beau
tirul, beautiful world."
Tho Mississippi Is falling rapidly at
St. Louis and rising very slowly at Du
buquo and Quluoy. Tho Missouri is fall
ing as far up as heard from.
Tho Ohio is falling at Pittsburgh with
Boveu feet in tho channel. It Is rising at
Cincinnati and Louisville with seven
feet water in tho cluito over tho falls,
but falling- from Evansvlllo to tho
The Cumberland Is very high, 2 feet
water on Harpeth Shoals. This is what
causos tho tho river hero to keop up so
loug. Cumberland is now bolleved to bo
falling and if thlsds true tho rlso at Louis
vlllo will not chock tho fall at this point.
Here tho river has began to decline and
has receded about 2 Inches.
Business has been fair, although tho
uumherof arrivals and departures has
boon less than usual.
Tho White brought out 10 hhdstobaeco
for reshlpment to New York per (rail, 2
ditto for St. Louis, 6 do for New OrleaBH
and 20 sks potatoes for salo here owner
Tho Kellogg added a barge containing
about GoO tons produce and assorted
freight loaded at Cairo.
The Dexter added 00 hhds tobacco, 14
bbla beef, and a few lots sundries for
Tho "Wm. White, Capt. Northern,
leaves here this evening for Paducah.
Tho Belle St. Louis, Capt. Alex. Zelg
ler, Is the regular packet for Memphis
Tho Meet Quickstep, Capt. Dexter, is
tho regular mall and passenger packet
for Evansvlllo and way points this p. m.
QXUW AND PADUCAH
Tlio light draught passenger Steamer
Fulfill WM wmTE
It. V. .NORTHERN Master,
J. M. BEVERLY.. Clerk,
Will mako rcguler DAILY TRIPS between Cairo and
1'jvJiicali, leaving Cnlro every evening (Sundays ex
cepted) utdro o'clock.
Tho White, connect nt Paducah witS tho New Orleans
nnd Ohio rmlroad, and tho Cumberland and Tcnnesseo
For freight or passage npplr on hoard, or to
Jl. J. BUCKLEY, Agent,
InnM-ltf Cairo, Illinois.
IO It ItKNTTho Levco building on Lot 6, 113.
" lately occupied by 1'urkcr A Phillips and Wm.
Winter. Possession given Immediately.
nprlGdtf C. WlNsTON, No. 74 Ohio Levee.
FOR HALE, CHEAP-Now Cottage nnd thrco
lot. corner Loctutaml Flxteenlh sirt-ut.
mirltdtf UHEEN a U1LBKRT, AltV.n
Oil HALE Three desirable residences at bar-
JOHN W. TKDVER I CO.
"VyASITKD Alexander County Order, at RO cIk.
V and City Scrip at M cent on the dollar, for all
kinds of Lumber aud Ilullders' Material,
tanladtf W. W. THOnNTON.
WAXTED Alexander County Ordemat00cent,
and School Orders at par, In piymentfor Furni
ture, Itotmo Furnishing Good p. Oueenoware, etc., etc.
marlGdSt Jl. 8. HAH11KLL.
WANTED Alexander County Ordern at 60centi,
nnd School Ordero nt 00 ccntn, In payment for
board at tho St. Charlei Hotel,
marlldtf JBWETT WILCOX CO.
TlTAXTED-jOno good "Saih" Hawyer and ono
TT good "Jlg'iJawycr. Nona i.ut No. 1 men need
Cairo City Saw MI'l.
TO OUTAINITGO TO
BEERWAKT, ORT1I ic CO'S
And purcha'o tho leading
Stovo of tlxo Woat
A good variety of Cooking arid Heating Stoves al
wayM on hand. Alio a complete, ansortmcnt of
Tinware, Holloiv-Wnre, fcc, Aic.
Manufacturers of Uuttcring and Iloonng.
Our motto In Quick Sales and Small Prnfiu.
ctrftmpfaetlcn guaranteed In every initance.TJW
PIANOS AND SEWING MACHINES.
- Arent for theiaJo of
PIANOS AND ORGANS
Sowiuc ZkdC n. o lx 1 XX O a .
1 with to inform the citizen of Cairo and adjoining
country, tbat I am now
Piano, Orgaum, and Wheeler Wilson's)
Privilege or Purchanc,
Kent deducted from (ho purchase price until paid la
All perilous wishing instruments or Sewing machines
are invited to
Call and Leant Particulars.
Persons obtaining Instruments through my agency
will obtain them at tho
REGULAR ESTABLISHED I'RICEtf.
And will save freights and tho expense of tuning for
one year. '
EVERY MACHINE WARRANTED,
Terfoct In every way.
For further particulars and illustrated circulars,
J. O. CARSON,
apl7d3m Cairo, Illinois.
Advertise, everything you havo to soil mako known
An opportunity to do this at lower rates wan never
presented in the oity.
Ofllce, No. 13 Teiiik.Ntrc)t,
IN TiIOR.NTON'3 BRICK BLOCK.
QUAQ. T. HINDU,
FORWARDING AMI COMMISSION
CAIItO TRANSFER COMPANY
Through Hills of L mil lift Riven to all
Available Polnta liyllnil or "Water.
0-13PECIAL ATTENTION TO FORWARDING.
QAIRO AD NEW ORLEANS.
ATLANTIC AXI) MISSISSIPPI
S T 13 A .11 H II I P C O M P A N Y
COMPROMISE LINE STEAMERS
,j THE STEAMERS
V. R. AKTIIUR IONE3, Master,
I.AIIV OAV IUJUK, Matter,
HUTU PEG RAM. Master,
PAULINE CARRUIili WHITE. Master,
HIMMAKCIC ENTRJKEN, Matter
LIZZIE GILT, .. O'NEIL, Master,
COM.MONWEALTII CONLT, Master,
OLIVK HHAXCII JONES Master,
CONTISKXTAIj - (IREENOUtlH M.til'r
flltEAT 11EPUI1LIO -..DONALDSON Master
MIHMSHIPPI (IREEN Muster,
TIIOMPNU.V 1JEAX PEPPER, Master,
.MOLLIE A II LE AIILE, Master.
Comprising all tho tlnet nnd largest boats out of St.
Ono of the above line of steamers
Will leave Cairo for Xuw Orleans over
Connecting a. New Orleans with Ocean Line of Steam
Liverpool, ,cw York, Huston, nml Gnlvcs
Passengers and f hipperc csn rely on ono of. there
boats lenvlng Uiro punctually n alsivo. ill pay
particular attention to all way freight Mow Memphis
lo New Orleans. CHA3. T. HINDU,
General Aeent, Cairo.
Cilice, on Wluirflxmt, Public Lauding.
ED. F. HISf-ON, IWcnuer nnd Tieket Agent.
Office, at Ht. Charles Hotel.
jJ-EMPHIS AND ST. LOUIS
The following Boats eomprisu this Lluo aud will
run in the following order:
'Arrive at Cairo, ! Arrive at Cairo,
Hoats. ihk. er.
BELLE BT. LOUIS,
Tuo.sday,fi p.mjhaturday 1 a.m
IThnrsduyS umiMonday.l a.m
Malln, Masiori !
BELLE MEMPHIS, (Satunlay. 5p.m,Thurs., 1 a.m
Crane, Moter !
Arrive nt Cairo. Arrlvo at Cairo,
Boats. down. tr.
CITT OF ALTON, Wudnrt'y, l p.m Friday, 1 a.m
MARBLE CITY, " " "
Rt'BICON, FrWiy, 8 p.m Sunday,.! n.m
LUMINARY, " "
M. E. FORiY'fll, .Sunday, S ji.hi Wednsd'y lrt.Bt
Haney, Jlruter; '
JULIA. ..... .
Connecting at St. Louis wWh
Northern Line Packet Company,
ICeoUuk Packet Company,
Omaha Paclcct Coiiiuiiy,
and Various llallronit Lines.
At Memphis with
Xeuiplils anil W 1 1 1 1 e Ulver Packet Co.,
Arkansas River Packet Company,
Memphis nml Charleston R. R.,
aud JlUslsslnpl X. Tennessee R.R
Yaxoo River Packets, and
Vlcksburg and Meridian Railroad,
Olviuf through bills tailing and tk-kela to all availaklo
ioiiits by rati or river.
CH.vs. T. HIND", f -r ral Agent.
Ottlco on Vliurf-rwaU
ED. F. HIiiSON, Ticket and Paisenger Agent.
JTASIIVILLE AND CAIRO
'l-J.,h- s..iTiy,jj v. tu iuiivhiu
ftsifecibsplcncllil puMvngc-r stcnniurs:
SIMS Master HARPER Clerk
STRONG ..Mfiatcr W001 Clerk
HARMON Master WEAVER Clcr!:
DAVIS m Maitcr j r.'.VlS CUut
Maklne all Intermcniatoaiidlnzs. and ctvinr snecial
attention to way business.
iii.va. t. jii.Dr., uenerai Agent
ilcc2t 'CSd Ottlco ou Wharfboat.
MEMPHIS, "WHITE RIVER AND
1-ViTi-t) STATES MAIL LINE.
JOHN It. PA VIS, Hun't, Memphis, Tennessee.
. -JRJ'T' Tho iiliu!(l slilo-whecl
jisgg PASSEXRER STEAMERS
MAYFLOWEIt, CORMERCIAL and
HATURDAY, at A p.m., for Whitu River, coniivctlngat
I)n nill's Will!' ullli the Memphis and I.lttlo Rock Unit
road for Liltlo lloek and Hot eprlng. Tlmo from
Memphis to Little Hock, 48 hours.
Freights and Possengers receipted over tho nbovo
Lino at lower rates than iinv other route.
I'll AS. T. 11I.NUK, Agent, Cairo, 111.
UIIIco on Wharf-boat.
JgYANSYILU: AND CAIRO
C'R-lstlngof tho following
Snlontllil l';isscagcr Stefliuerst
DUSOUOHET M.Muter I FOU'I.E!! Clerk
Leaves Cairn 6umluy aud Tliursday at S p.m.
DEXTER Master OUAMMER Oeik
Leaves Cairo Tuesday and Friday at 5 p.m.
WM. A. LOWTH...Moster WRIGHT Clerk
Leaves Culro Wednesday and Saturday at 5 p.m.
Maklneall intcrmedlato landlnes. and flavin? nor-
ticulisvattentjou Is Puckot Freights.
uciao. i . Jti.Mir;, uenerai Agent,