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MONDAY, MAY 01, 1800,,
PUBLISHED 1IY JOHN II. OllKRLY A CO.
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Illinois Central Jt. II., CiinuR-a Tine.
Mail train Icnvrs nl
. . COMING BOUTIt
Mail trnin arrive atlA.....-..'.
Express " " -4.... AM
Way.Jeareaat. .......!.., ... :Mo'clvk a.m.
Express, " 4:10
Way, arrives at .... .jsAiSO t "
Express " ...... 7:30 '
Dally, Sqtijlays excepted. , ,,,ri u
Use "Barrett's" nritl:gray 'lialrVtllsrip!
Pear- , i . . ... i. I i-t--f
2ij day boarders, panted ttho tit.
Charles ijoleTat $25,per month.. t
fee- for Hie I'onrlli wri.
T r ft . 1.. ! ...111 1... l'r-ltll.
for salo on the corner of 19th and Poplar,
at tho same rate as furnished by other,
dealer. ' - May ST'tft
Ituiiiliiir of Fruit Tralaa.
, In. .Cent. It. It. Co,, 1
Oaiho, May 28, 1809,-
Until further notico n fruit train will
run dally, Sundays excepted, leaving
Cairo at ll'o' clock a. m., and will arrive
at Chicago at 7:60 uext morning. Fruit
shipped In car loads, or nearly so, will
rcnnli Kt. Tallin ut 10:30 next morning
without change of cars. Passenger will
not fan tarried on this" train,
not bo carried on this train.
MaiSlw James Johnson, Agent.
"Barrett's" Superior Hair Restora
H.ivu your lives and property. A.
Frascr isagent forthecopper scroll light-"
ulng rod company and will fill 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
mcrclal avenue, between Eleventh and
Twelfth street. apl24d3m
I ! III. II
Krmnvetl-A. K. Wlilttiikcr'a Draff "tar.
Mr. A. R. Whlttaker hereby announces
to his friends and patrons that he has re
moved from his old stand to Ford's build
ing, two doors above, where he will be
pleased to see and wait upon his old
customers, assuring them that his stock
of drugs aro unsurpassed for quality and
and variety. mylTdtf
Barclay Brothers Barrett's agents,
Cairo, Illinois. my24d&wlw
If you want a good stove, or tinware
hollow-ware, copper or sheet-Iron ware,
tin roof, gutter, or anything In that line,
call on A. Frascr, Commercial avenue,
beteeii Eleventh and Twelfth street,
where he has moved tb7"nud fitted up the
lamest and most complete shop In
Particular attention given to steam
boat and mill work, copper smithing
and sheet Iron wprk, such as chimneys,
breecher escaping steam-pipes, etc.
The coolest dining-room In the city 1h
at tho St, Charles Hotel. Try It,
The Sunflower Billiard Saloon, on Ohio
Levee. Is furnished with the latest styles
of tables, and the bar supplied with the
most excellent liquors. Free lancn m
ipread everyday at 9 a. m. and 10 p. m.
Every item inserted In our local col
umns Is read by at least eae thauaaad
persons, dally. While we would not
disparage oar advertising colaasM aa a
medium of ooauanaloaUea wKa the
public we may say, Bevertbeteat,
iae iacrl ftt&t cbargMid. to U
aoth.inolodcol.auta Mly aV-
thoriud by tka Ucraaat naKxmj
aecarad. Thki is HHdersie Wf aaaay et
our patroaa aaihaaeaUa bwmiwm
burinaasand pwaaaal' nattaaa Ikat ara
found iBtenpamdamaBff ear Haaaa af
local news. Oar charjea 19 eaata a
line (19 word)- far,Ui flnt HmHIw
and 10 cents per line for aach fNtqat
Brine on your business "locals" then,
and In leas thaa two daya wa wIH aava
the wares you advertise, talked about in
every family of the elty. tf
The Cairo FlanUrsTobaaco Ware-
i pnm..nv will hold Its" ooeBlnr
ThnrJav. June 10th. 1869. wheB
there will be a large quaatlly of clioiea
,..,f.Mnrin and shinning leaf placed
The premiums offered for the best
hogsheads are such ns to ensure a full aa-
nuruueuv ui mo
,iii hv Wri off
?L ? .... vir V; will
lilt) J1UUUID 111 UJt IHO
also be a large stock of Kentucky, Ten-
nsHH. Illinois and Missouri snipping
The location of Cairo is such as to offer
every inducement to buyers, as the city
is not ouly easily accessible from all
points, but tho facilities for shipping In
any direction, either by rail or river.'are
unrivalled. f ,
Purchasers from 8t.I)uls, Louisville or
Chicago can arrive in the morning,
attend the sale, and return by the even,
in.- trin thna loslntr buta slniile day
Regular sales from aud nfter the open
ing. td ,
Money Saved I .
By buying your groceries of J. B. Metcolf
vfho-Ceopi n large nnd select stoclt of thoTiest
family supplies, and sells cheaper tbntho
cheapest, No. 331 "Washington avenue, op
posite tho court ho'uiij.' m&rAi
Charles at SaS'pcr trioritb.
First In tho Hair line, "Barrett's" j
, afVlewflMti tliftefflfcsanawenrw?
tionftl Cemetery at Mound Ulty on oaiur-
day last, to, do honor to the 5,000 braves
who t,,ero j,lbep4y laBt-fllyep; " About 12
o'clock the IIoh. N.IL'Cay aaneoHcedj
that tho nurnose In view was to decorate
tho soldier's graves with flowers, and
that the hwwmfrtytfrf'te Wlv?.d
the crowd present would proceea to tno
performance of, that pleasant but solemn
ceremony. TneCalro Sil ver Cornet Band
thereupon, struck up a beautiful ''dead
march-! and panning through the avon
ues of the cemetery was followed by the
crowd, who scattered fldwers upon tho
'thousands of littlo knolls marking the
beds of tho honored dead.
Fromtho cemetery tho crowd adjourntd
to the neighboring forests, where It di
vided into groups and partook of re
freshment. About half past one olcloclotho crowd
Whored about tho speakers' stand,
i when an organization wae perfected, by
the election of the Hon . It. L'asey,
president, and the following vlco presi
dents and secretaries:
Vlco Presidents Hon. A..M. Brown,
Hutch McOee, C. It. woodward. Col.
John Wood, Capt. J. C. "Willis, Com mo
doro H. Walke, Hon. D. W. Muua, Rev.
13. B. Olmstcad.
, Secretaries H. P. Goodall, Cairo Daily
iTiniM! H. F. Potter. Mound City 'Jour
W. McCartney. MJP" l1
niu gator ;'T. J. Pickett,, formerly of. the
Paducah (Ky.) 'Uaitetle.'
Prayer was offered by the Row Mr.
Kihlv of Mound Cltv. after which the
IUiv. CVH. Foote, of this city, was Intro-
duccd as orator of the day. The address,
which was read from the manuscript
beets, was appropriate, and singularly
free from those evidences of party bias
that aro two frequently exhlblled on
slmalar or kindred occasions. It was
attuntlvf.lv listened to. eliciting at times
Ammlstakablo manifestations or appro-
t " ...
val' "We'regret 'thaLwelmve! uot space
ntour command to give It en tiro.
When the orator of tho day took his
neat thero were loud and persistent calls
for the Hon. D. W. Munn. That gentle
man took the stand, and had com men
ced "warming with his work," when tho
clouds, which had worn a threatening
asoect for an hour or two, commenced
a sifting down of heavy rain drops, tu
a few minutes afterwards tho water
came down In torrents, putting a )erIod
to Mr. M's remarks, and dispersing tho
crowd in every direction in search of
shelter. A large number wero thorough
ly drenched, particularly those who
failed to heed tho warning given out by
the gathering clouds
About half past four o'clock p.m., thu
Underwriter pushed out with tho Culro
folks on board, and a half hour after
ward landed thom safely at the Cairo
FRUIT JAIW at Parson, Davis kCo's.
We predicted, several weeks ago, that
the revocation of Bradley's license as a
minister of the. gospel and hlsexpulsloa
from the church, would.not have the ef
fect of silencing his ministerial tongue;
and wo were right. Bradley h again pro
mulgating the Baptist creed from the sa
cred desk. He has a heuae, and a col
ored congregation of hto own, and de
clares that henceforth be will declare trie
gospel to the dying world, and Be maa
shall eltaer huaa up his mouth or make
Lt lfa4lrtey heW fertk to a am.
blegreisa ef abek lortf, hi a tmMtfUc
beyond Walnut street, aaa mm aa
there ywraq CTg? g .fhTTha'te
. . A 1
a4 ia- jawalaf thll. dUmlBaUon. Jaff.
toaxMcUe hia phl c as 'wall aa kia
mantal powert tkat ia, e .talk or
ff ht aa ttae ocoaaion may reqaire. e
fam hoimUlaaM. Oilvar Gilbert, son of
Jasper and Xaaeaia MUtj
yean and fouraiontaa.
One more dmsbvii qeww.,
more little. ond. ralaad in the "City, of
Bllenoe." one raoreiiuie eana mmi
waftlnIU way to me reaims oi eivrnai
day. Bright "Glbel" Yesterdayfair
'and bloomlBgaa the flowers, amid wWch,
Vour infant leet strayed-tc-day aa cold
nd white and atiU afc 'tho marble above
y0Ur little narrow coueb. Mart we ut
you away from us, and resign you to the
dkrk. dreary depths of the tomb be-
i . - , . ji . .
fore tho roeeB of health have hardly fa
ded from your cheeks and llpa, or the
I - , . I.-
glad echo of J?'J
In vain must we
uiea awy iu
over again listen for the patter of your
tinv fact through Uie silent inome. jure
they had long tread the rugged paths of
earth his heavenly v ainer jeaa aw kioi
stena to the shore of eternity. Farewell,
Glbble!' The light has been with
drawn from our hearts and our home.
Oh I may your angello spirit be another
link to unite oursouis to ouruomeaoovc.
Item tho now, or ur,
In thy lonaly narrow bed 5
Bleep, no roothr,Tole5 If'wyt
AtViujt blenslnga on thy head.
Massr. Ifalllday, Barclay, Lynch,
Wehh.aud Pbor.jy,. delegates, to theNew
Orleans commercial convention, arrived
not express uienieyeM ff.MfS
1..... I .itilillatnallit
rms over the reeults of tne convention
'Barrett's' prevents baldness.
60 dny boardors wanted
5 day boarders WAUted at tho 8t.
Charles Ho'te) at 25 per irionth.
The-ladies of tho Presbyterian church,
will glvo a strawberry festival, at Phil
harmonic iHsllou i Tjiuredayr. evening,
i i ' i .i
fanf Tarru Vafiia let .rinU au Intnaf a
of tlio Bl. 'Marys Infirmary of this "city
lying very ill.
It will bo recollected tnat Capt. CoatcB
met with a serious accident two or threo
mouths ago one that Involved the loss
of a leg. From the effects of that accU
dent he has never recovered, and. fears
aro,6ritdhiilntedIhatlh6nev6r will.' He
Is a deserving gentleman, and wo hope'
his many friends In Cairo will see to it
that all his wants arc generously sup.
lOO promp paying day boarders can
bo accommodated at the St. Charles du
... A. A tfO" 1.
ring mo summer av ivr inoiiin. r
Bradsby, of the Effingham IDemocrat'
was lntowri yesterday! He spent 'ab'out
four hdurs of the day In tho shade, up
town, "watting for a friend.'' Ho has not
yet done himself the honor to call on us.
Gon. BlTl Greathouso was in the city
this morning, on his way to Evansville,
to contract for the building of a now
steamboat to take tho place of tho Fin
nic iimins, sunk in Bayou Sara some
two months ago.
Capt. Brown passed through tho city
this morning en route for Madison, Indi
ana, where his new steamer Lafourche
Is about to receive the machinery of the
boat of that name which sunk a few
months ago on one of tho southern
steamers. The new boat will be out In
about six weeks.
Tho card of Mr. Chas Wlttigsenr., is a
paid local, as quite all of our locals of a
personal or business nature are. Mr.
Kauffman and- Mr. Wlttlg are accom
plished musicians, and if tho difference
of opinion existing between them
.'shall lead to a public test of ability and
skill, there will be a largo crowd of hear
Mtrtct Labor NoClce.
The supervisor of streets adopts this
method to notify all persons from whom
street labor Is due, and who have been
notified of their liability, that unless
they comply wltti the requirements of
the notice given them, or pay over to
hlra $3 in cash or scrip, each nnd overy
one of them will bo prosecuted according
to law. This Is the last warning. If
dellnquontH fiud themsolves served by
an officer they enn ouly blamo them
solves. John Si ike an,
my31d3t Street Supervisor.
If. .YI. IIulen,the Urnrrr.
Tho notico of the roraovnl of this gen
tlomau to thebuidllngudjolniuu tho City
2tlonnl bank, nppeai-s In another col
umn. He has so enlarged hla stock of
groceries and provisions us to be ablo to
present to the trade lnducruunta In the
lino of quantity nnd variety, not surpass
ed elsewhere In the city; and as to prices,
the extensive patronage he has always
enjoyed speaks of him more commend-
ingly than anything that could be said
n the columns of a newspaper. In his
present poeitioa Mr. Hulen has large
storage room, ana is moat eugiDiy suaa-
ted for the transaction of a commiatlou
business. Either as a wholesale or re
tail grocer, produce dealer er commis
sion merchant, he la deserving of the
highest coBfdeaee ef the public. Our
couatry friends can correspond with mo
Cairo operator in hie Use that will give
mora as pie sattaHatlen im aU kle mm
nets transactions. Head bie notice or
Mr. JehB C. Kawftaaa im : yea have
fnallely declared that I aaa set a mm
aiakuL aad that I eaaaot draw a hew
freperlyoVeraay vlolla. Now, la order
to pat your kaewieoffe aa weu aa aiy ewa
to the teat, I make this aroplsltlon which
I hope you will aoeept.
let That a tlaie aaa plaee heaetaad
te teat our skill and knowledge before
ild. We agree to play -Correctly aay
three piece of muslo which you may
eelect, and you and your baqd can play,
If we fail, we will pay you $20.' If you
fall to play correctly any three pieces
which I may select, and, which myself
and sons can play, that you pay us $2U.
3d. That three of the best musicians of
Cairo bo selected as Judges.
I advice yoa to abandoa your slander
ous attacks concerning my son, who has
been In his crave for three years, He
had a better knowledge or muelo than
Srou or any member of your band may
ever expect to nave, will you accept
this offer, and put your boasted knowl
edge to the test. Yours,
It Charles Wittici,
fort Umt for tfe 4S Mww Kaaisc
iwt 'cluck, r. at.
den. Anderson, Colum. Wro. White, raducah.
I.lKleOllI, New Orleant . Vale Roblnou, Cincinnati
Mary Houifaa. " Minatola. "
nraititmiihiiu. Virginia. Louis? lie.
Hello Memphis, 6t. Iuli. Norlhem Belle, l'aducah.
Uiikinnn. Luminary. Victkitburv.
Kacenu, " Jut. Lumsilon, Mamivllle,
Anuo, " Atuiaua, cranatmo.
Jam J. Bale, Memphis. , Lufourolio, New Orleau.
City of Cairo, Memphis,
lien. Au.lerson. t'oluni.
Kate Ilobiiiion, "
City of Cairo. "
Wm. White, Pftducah.
Virulnla. HeJ Hirer.
MoVe Meuilihit, Meuiphij
Minneols. J tf
Mary Houston, Louisville.
j no, i.umkuuu,asiiville
Bam J. llule, Clnoinimii. .rma.u, r.vansruie.
Annn, " Hubicon, Vicksburu.
Antoitgho, JlaUisou, Migeulftf Wow OtleauiJ
WTai (IVlJlJLUIUi J WMM
le weather was very sultry yester
with a ;&w..olouda Hying, xjarly
this morulng lt.peAi to rain and, has
continued to pour dowuntlntervals over
since. Tho prospects are, however, that
tno storm will bo ofsbort duration.
Owing to tho late heavy rains the Mis-1
slssippl is swelling a little, nt St. Louis
and above, but the rfso Will not amount
to much, and a decline will soon set In '
Heavy rains havo occured all the way
up tho Ohio lately Jwhfch have- caused
tno river 10 do again on tno rise at an.
points above Evansville. At Pittsburg
C feet 7 Is reported., At Cincinnati It is.
rising a foot per day, A feet 7 inches is
reported In tho chnto over the falls.
Here the river Is still declining though
not so rapidly as heretofore.
The Virginia brought forC. T. Hlndd
ot suddrlos, Thomas & Green 10 bbln
potatoes, G. W. BrowB ono cultivator
I. C. R. R. 420sks coffee, lot sundries,,and
has 2,050 bars railroad iron nnd largo as
sorted freight for St Louis.
The Northern Belle bad two large
steamboat hulls in tow for tho North
western Union Lino Packet Company.
The Luminary brought for Chicago 100
bales cotton, 4 bxs bananas, C. T. Hlnde
ot sundries, nnd;has 55 mfeetlumber and
large lot sundries for St. Louis.
The Lumsden broueht 144 hhds tobacco
349 fdls iron for tho south, 55 hhds tobac
co for tho Blue Line. C25bdls Iron 100
pkgs buckets and few pkgs for St. Louis,
The Armada had a rather slim trip.
Tho Republic broglit 02 hhds sugar, 100
bblsresln,7 pkgs sundries, and a large
lot of assorted freight for St. Louis.
The Win. White, Capt. Northern, Is
the regular Cairo and Paducah packet
The John Lumsden, Captain Davis, is
the packet for Nashville this evening.
The following paragraph from tho St
LouIb 'Dispatch,' wo intended to pub
lish several days ago, but for eomo rea
son it was neglectod:
Mr. Wm. H. Bofinser, who has been
engaged for the last three years as cash'
ier of the St. Louis and Memphis Packet
Company at Cairo, has now settled
down here, having been appointed
Freight Agent of tho Mobile & Ohio, and
Mississippi Central railroads. Mr. Bof-
luger nas esiaousneu uis onice on uie
wharf-boat of the Memphis Packet Co's,
located at tho foot of Pino street, where
ho win do nappy 10 receive nis numer
ous friends, requiring any further infor
mation in regard to the above line. Ho
has all the ability and energy that is re
quired to fill tho Important position
which has been assigned him.
Tho above we fully endorse. During
his stay among us Billy Boflnger made
hosts of warm friends In business and
social circles, all of whom wish him all
The Lafourche goes to Madison to be
dismantled, and will re-appear in the
W. S. Pike. She has 1,500 sks salt and
a lot scrap iron for Evansville.
GOVERNESS VV ANTED
In n imall family, In tho country, to teuoh muio and
Initruct children. To n competent person good salary
nuil a irmanent situation will Ire guaranteed, licit
of reference renulreiL Apply to
1 ELClOrr A HAYTUOR.V.
infttlJJkwlw im iu ramorolAl avoniic, Criro.
SMYTH & CO.,
OJYO LEVEE, - - CAIRO, ILLINOIS
SU6A1S, COFFEES, TEAS, SYBTJF8,
MalasMSt TakHtt, Ctfji;
Fkk, Caadka, Weeaeawara, WUItwWava
Wlatilaw-Cilaaa. KaMy, Lfasac,
CementJ PlasierParis, Gunewitr
OlA Rr, MBMt(lal mm
XaS. tTsct aVlaot.
Also keeps constantly on hand a most complete,
SCOTCH AND IRISH WHISKY, GIN
Port, MsMllra, thsrrr Ctawa
io, aariiT roa
. RIED&CGS CELEBRATED WBKEL
ING ALE. V
Wo sell exclusively for CASH, to which We Invite tho
atteutioa of close cash buyers.
VSpeclal attention paid to filling orders.
Jg 13. HENDRICK & CO.,
FORWARDING AND COMMISSION
WHAKF-BOAT PR OPKIETOR8,
Xvv)i'?t'r4 1 .11,.' ,a-f
H'NDE'S COLUMN 4
CAIRO TlAKtrXft t I
- .. WIlAKftOAT.
QHAS. T. HINDEj- '
FORWARDING AND COMMISSION
OAIItO TRANSFER COMPANY
Avnllalilft 1'olnt by Halt or AV nter.
MTKPFXIAI. ATTENTION TO FORWARDING.
(pAIRO AND NEW ORLEANS.
ATLANTIC AND MISSISSIPPI
COMPROMISE LINE STEAMEKff
KTB W OHLL3aA.lV
THE STEAM Cnf
BIAN AKCK atat.
THOMPSON I1BA9T ....
CompritlDS II Hie flnnt and largcit boats out of SI.
' Louis. i
Odo of tlio alxiTO lino of ntcamers
Will leavo Cairo for New Orleans cyctj
Coiirn-ctlng ut Nf Orleans with Ocean Line of Steam
Hveriiool, N'r Ynrk, IloMon, nmt tllv
rft.ihngrii aml5Jliiri'fc," rely on ono of thus
boat UaTlnir ilro puniitually a alre. will pay
particular auontwti to ult way frmulitubflo JIc.mpul
lo Now Orli-an. CHA?. T. ni.SDE,
(lonnral Aitert, Co!ro.
Office, itrl Wbarfljimt, rublle Lnndinj;.
EMPUIS AND ST. LOUIS
The following HoaU nmprlno this Lino nnd will
ron In tho followlnc ordrrt
' iArrt at Ctro,ArrtToit Cairo, .
HELLEST. LOHIH, Tiieday,S p.m.SAtunlay 1 cm
XolKler. MMtcni ...
CITT OFOAIUO, Tliurfday 5 p.m
Monday, 1 ft.m
BELLK MliMI'llIf, Saturday, S p.m
Crane, .Mater I
Thuri., 1 turn
Arrlre t Cairo.
Arrive at Cairo,
CUT 01' ALTON.
Arrhrr, Master t
Friday, 1 a.m
Friday, 4 p.'n
Sunday, 1 m
niaae. Afa.tor! i
LI.MLVAKV. , . I
.M. Y KOIflVTII,
llaney, Masters i
Callahan, Master, i
iimlny, a p.m
Connecting at St. Louis wxh
Northern Line Packet Company,
Keokuk Packet Company,
Omsks Packet Compaajr,
and Various Ilallruait I.tnca.
Memphis and White Illver Packet C.,
Arkansas Hlver 1'ackct Company,
Measpkls aiad Oharlotoa K. tU,
Vaiee Hlver Packets, and
Vlcksbarg aad Mcrldtau Uallread,
Qlvlof through bills lading and tlcketa to tdl available
twilntd bv raffor river.
Office on Wharf.boat.
ZD. P. 8IS80M, Ticket and Passenger Agent.
A8HVILLK AND CAIRO
ConsiitlDK of the followiaa
plendid pauonger itoamers:
8IM9 fMtr HAItPKR.... Clerk
BTRONO . Master WOODS .
HARSION Master WEAVER-
MAVIS. - Master DAVIS Clcik
Making all Intermenlate landings, and giving aptda
attention to way business.
CHAS. T. 1IIXDE, General Agent
Office on Wharfboal.
EMPniS, WHITE river and
UNITED 0TATE3 MAIL LINE.
JOHN B. DAVIS, Supt, Memphis, Tennessee.
Tho splendid tluo-wbuol
MAYFLOWER, COMMKROIAL a
L1HKRTY No. ,
Leave Momphls every TUESDAY", THUP8DAY and
HATURDAT, at ft p.m., for White River, connecting at
Duvaii'a tuun wuu mo .Mem puis auu i.mie kocu Kail
road for Little ItocU and Hot Springs. Time from
Memphis to Little ltock, 18 hours.
Freights and l'aff ugers receipted over the above
Line at lower rates than anv other route.
CHAfi. T. 1I1NDK, Agent, Cairo, III.
Office ou Wharf-boat.
JglVANSVILL13 AND CAIRO
ConalitJnir of tho followinc
Suleadld russeHgcr Steaaiersi
iflar. Master FOWLER .xierlr
jHb Himday ati'l Thursdity at s p.m.
DEXTt. JIaswr lUMMtat......M-..Cleik
Leve Cairo Tuesday auu r-rtaay at o p.m.
WM. A. LOWTH...Mustvr WKIOUT -..-....Clerks
Leavea Cairo WeJaeJay aud Saturday at 5 p.m.
Making all Intermediate Uridines, aud paying par
! ?5 OUAS.T,HUI.ameralAiet,'
Oelca on Wkair.aeatV - J
. . . . t ;rsai