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Vt'llt.tStlKI) IIY JOHN II. 0IIKIU.Y A CO,
11. Hi HAitRKI.IrAHaOCtATB.rpJ.TOIl.
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Cairo, Juno Mtli, l&oi. f
EditohsCaiko Bvvukvix Gentlemen :
. Veriere.tt8flee,lii"yVir paiierJiionio
articles -which would seem tortllectupou,
thegoitlemen frnnf Paducah WftV wWe!
iiKittlutirtHlifd iiW?)Wii tobuocot sale-l
lust week, mid in Justice to those gentle
men as to ourtolves, wu desire t correct
any crmuiius limpreiJaldilO which thu
articles in (ilii'Hlluii tmiv have created.
proprietors or wart-nouses in
huvu been lunir and favorably
iwimo of our, number, ua hoiinruiilu
ijemeu, aful'tliVir ohtllv'coMnfci
wus in every way in iiccnninitcu
1 'ad ileal).
Wlml. (lie IMiluciiti llernLH H j ofilio
Cairo 'Jnbaccii JIarUt.
Jinny r our buyer wcro on u
(rip to Cairo, run! It v;im (liuiihl
there -ivuulil Iio.h.miio "Imrpiln on.
Iliu hrealfV'lMit In IImi licller How
ever, nil Mere mistaken, iw It w.is
Uie universal opinion thai tobacco
no Id, higher lliiin on any other !'
during tin: hi; :n hi, ami there a
not a single rejection.
,V irrmr l sen p.- ..- nine
Thu loctlittlo boy, Fred. Pr.tuty, to
whom we rofer ebo where, was pumuu
lcl by a troop of Cairo urchins, yester
day, to Indulge In n swim lu the- Ohio
On his way to the river ha. Um-Jui el the
bo j s that hccnutdu'iawlm much with hi
head above thu wutor but timfcr the .'
tor hu could swloi first rate Ten min
utes 1 Hcrahulfscnrunr nuked lluluchaps
wer splu-hing and Jckluy- uruuijd,!,!!
thu Waters of thu Ohio, Fred, among the
reft. 1'reMeiitly Fred, stepped off" of the
shelving bank and disappeared beneath
the surface of Iho water, -whereat the
other boys were much delighted ns he
was no doubt showing how Do could
"swim under wntur." It wus a death
drhgitle, liowever, with little Fretl, and
not until ho had disappeared for the
third and IttHt lime, was It supposed that
he wiih teally drowning. Then and not
until then one of thu larger .boya plunged
In and drew thu Utile fellow ashore--
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gawieriiiK mm oy mu oair oi me neuw oh
he was going down to Ills death!'
What n It-noil thin nhoubl io boy
Habbath Weaken! y
In thu production of photographs etc..
Bell stands utixurpaHned. (Jallery corner
of Eighth and Levee streets up stairs
Ilrfrt klilitff ll tcrxfrii,
A 1 who relish a palatable, licnlthful
and refreshing drink should call on CIiuh.
Slmetimeycr, coruor of Tenth street, and
Wu-liiiiKtiiii avenue, and partake of lib
genuine We to beer, freshly Imported
from llerlln, SKLTZEIt WATER, from
thu lumoiM SnrlnK in Oermany, and the
liu uipnr.ibls llliluu add calawbu
viv from thu viueyanto of Hermann,
Mn HcldiM tliehe he keep the purest
brands of HqimrH and the coolest In-er-to
be found in Cairo, iteau-mber thu place
and go often. -t
Jlurclay Jlrothew llarrett'u ageubt
Juue S dtwlw
Ir Tor llir 'oMrlb wartl.
Jlereafter a Hupply of ice .will bo kept
for oaio on the coruer of 10th aud Poplar,
at the same ratw'as furutsbbd by other
dealers. May 27 tf.
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Runulnr'ur I'rult Trntaa.
. ,.,ItICT. K. R. Co.,
CAIKO, Way 28, 1869.
Until further notice a fruit train will
run dally, Butuidaya excepted, leaving
Cairo at 11 o'clock a. m., and will arrive
at Chicago ut 7!50 next morning. Fruit
shipped In car losdn, or nearly so, will
reach St Louis nt 10:30 next morning
without change of oars. Pu&Aougere will
not be carried on this Jrain.
MaUfllw Jamks Johnson, Agent.
RtmoTfd-A. It. Whlttaker'a Draff Ntore
Mr. A. It. Whlttaker hereby announces
to bin friends and patrons that ho hat re
moved from his old stand to Ford's build
Idk, two doors above, where he wilt bo
please I to see and wait upon his old
customers, assuring them that his stock
of (IrugHjire unmirpnased for rjimllty and
and variety. myl7dtf
"Banett'h1 Universal Hair ReHtprntiyo
"linn et as a' high 'reputation.
Jf you want a good utove, or tinware
hollow.waro, coppur orheetlrn ware,
tin roof, gutt prauythhjg ln thaj lUie,
call on A. Fraser, Conmorclal uve'mic,
beteen JileVonth and 7'welfth ntrect,
where c has moved to, and fitted up the
largest and most completo shop in
Particular attention given tosteainn
boat and mill work, .dipper Hmlthiug
'and shout Iron work, such as chimneys,
breeoher escaping steanvnlpes, etQ
vTjio Bunilower piljlard tfalpont p pbltQy
.Levee, is furnished with tfio lafesretyles
of tables, and tho bar supplied with the
most oxoollent -irquors. Free lunoh Is
spread everyday at 9 a, m. and 10 p. in,
Wave ,your JJves nd t property.. n
eraser is agent ror tho coppor scroll light
nlng rod company and will (III all orders
pronlptly. Cull n't onco rin'd have them
put on yi)ur;buJltllngH. .a'hla li tho best
and safest rod now mndu. Shop on Com
luerohil avonue, botwnon Eloventh and
Twelfth street. apl2ld3m
llarrett's" can't bo beat.
that character; We tna; y say tilto; that
we are luth bled to tho.-u gentlemen for
many valuable spgucntlous as to the
hiimJo of Conducting tobacco wurehuuaes
The bqyerrt from 1'aducuh wero Messr.
Biazeltpu, Mocipiot. l.'Ui, Thompson
and others, all g iitlemuii engaged in
llibiiceo as a bushiest, and. we wire
pleaded, us, we shall always be, to seo
hem around our board. They tamo
with the best i;f credit, and purchased
tobacco on lis merits, and turntiuhout
showed tliomelvesu t'luss of business
lien wlioso Drencnco AVlIl ul ways uo wel
We are coiipcIoiis of nocplrit ofantaii-
ii;iIpiu in our ell'iirt tubulin up n tobacco
inarKei lure, aim, niu micii exist, uic no
eral, business like conductor 'he gHitle-
men iiauieu Would go Tar lowaid disarm
lug It. " '
In conclusion, we desire to say It Is our
purpose to conduct a legitimate business
only, In doing which Wo shall hope for a
rreijuent renewal or the friendly inter'
course nlrelidV commenced, with the
business men of I'aducali.
Yours, x'ery truly,
J M I'lli i.H'd, President.
W. P Ham.iuaY, )
D. Hunu. I Directors.
It. II CUNNINOIIAM, J
.1 Johnson, agt; Ill.'Ceitt H. It.
P. S. We rekret. 'al-o to -ee. In thu
I'uduvuh I'HerMUl' an article which does
great liijiist'ee to Hon. O ear Turner,
bolstering lip our market agNliisi I heirs.
We were present duilji.ihc entire sale,
and heard noihlng from Col. Turner, pro
or con, lu this mutter .His conduct was
that of u high toned Kentucky gentle
man, in the capacity of un observer
Had we supposed that the gentlemen
u u wed iiijthe, above, coniuiunfcutlonjip
prolrlHte(ra;iy'sh!ire of our strictures to
themselves, wo w'otidl huvu excepted one
and all of them by iiuinu; for, knowing
con jo. of them ncrsonally., we know thoy
heartily Join us lu our condemuutlon 6f
the conduct complained of, which, we
reiterate, two or more of the parties
present, were guilty of.
Wonder of the age '"llarrett's"
A little boy named Fred Prnuty called
at the grocery store of Mr. J. 11. Motculf,
on Saturday evening, ntxl betweeu sobi
aim ni or crying, torn mo louowing
story. He hud bourded u steamboat at
Su IhiIs the day before in advance of
bis luther, it being tho purpose of father
and son to in to Pltt-burg. The Ixiat
punliLMl out, and thu Utile boy saw noth
ing of I he fatherafter parting wlih him
In St. IajuIs. He left tho boat at Ibis
place and being penniless, a little
Mrauger luasTange place, hu made a
companion of a negro boy about htooA-u
size; who had arrived by tho sumo boat
in search of his mother. The negro boy
had been directed to call' at Mr. M1
calf, wht'ieOil mother had worked,
and tj that point boih white and blapk
boy directed their steps. Much to thedls
appolutnient of the Httln darkey, hi
mother hud never worded for Mr. M and
wus entirely unknown to him. After a
few hours waiting, however, the black
boy was recognised and taken to tho
hovel of his mother. TbU separation
wm a now sorrow'toMltUe Fred, and ho
mauifented It-by a copious ahower of
tears. Mr. Metcalf cppnpled him how
ever, with assUraiice'tfiat he' should find
hit father again, so that by (he time he,
funnliAil tlaA fnnhfin A u 1 1 1 m tin 11 mm lat"
Ivbvuvu tnv oiimm uj(Hiu uu vrivof an:
good heart again. He is still In charge
oflhatlntitutloH,and,ilf the Ft. Iuie
and PitUburg papers will sav that "Mr.
Prouty can lind his lost son, Fred, at
Cnlro, III ," tho llttlo fellow's anxiety to
see hit father wllj soou bu .gratified. r
When, oh Baturday morning lasi, the
perambulating citizen saw the words
''Ice Stool,'' painted In, hjue Jettersoa the
side walks and fences, ,i a every portion of
the city, be naturally turned to M.,
Davidson, 180 Commercial avenue, for
an explanation. " W.ba.tdoea.'Icu Stool
mean?" was on every tongue, andouly
those who had seen Davidson could an
swer. We saw him, and are, therefore,
posted. An "Ico Stool" is a small zluc
stool with perfomted seat aud cylindri
cal legs; made to lit dlircrent sized water
coolers and to hold tho leu nbovo the tvn-.
ter. They aro, most essentially, nn loo'
econonilzor. The tfime piece of ice that
would melt. in tho water lu slxhours,
will lust front Uftecn to olghteon hours
when placed above tho wntur. They are
cheapdurable, antl-cqrosjve', and just
tho thing- for those who'dosho to econo-.
mizeiu the.uso of Ico.
Tobitrro MniiurKcturlr. k
dttors Cairo Bulletin : Tho noxt
thing Cairo needs is a tobacco manu
facturing company, which at this time
nan bo started successfully, and carried
on extensively with a good profit. A
private stock company should be gotten
up at once, anil manufacturing comirieu
ced, as now tobacoo can bo mudo in all
shapes, -classes and grades, aud sold fully
as cheap and us good an articloat Cairo,
Illinois as aily whore In tho United
Sttcs'f" Try iti V. P. Jamba.
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(JiuBil Inslruuiriilnl Cuuecrl.
Chnrles WlUlg1, nob., ablated by Uta
niece, tho Jtivonllo violin nrtist, his eoi'i
and a host of amateur performers, will
givo a grand concert In tho St. Charles
Hotelon fluirstlay everting,' June'17th.
Tickets fil cents. For snlo at Hftnnon's
bookstoro and tho St. Chnrles Hotel. 3t.
For photogruphs and amhroiypes go
to Uell'A gallery, .corner .otElglith and
Leveo streets! Jeolw
L fiSfH)f'ift7J'FdlocR. .Vtonorrffrfltl-rdal
ly Invited Jty order of the W. M.
w. f, , mw w,' m iKXi,mv;mv,
belm of thu Charleston, Mo., 'Courier
and lu a singlo week hits brought the pa
pt'r from thu state of lethargy in .vhleli
It camn vory nigh . pirjsllnirv Ilo. ,bu
Klven thu 'Couilcr' Its wonted vim und
local Interest, and bus Improved It con
Tho basis of n setilement attrced upon
by Messta. Fox, Howard t Co. .rand thu
select council, Is eminently snjlnlactmy
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m) every .uix jiayer oi.,'V"oo wnoui we
have heard expreHMhlmself on the sub
ject. It only lacks the' conllrmiitton of
tlio board of aldermei), which meets tlfbf
livening, This board, having evinced 'a!
willingness to settlo tlju claim nt ten
per.cuiiL, will, us guardians of public af
fairs, cheerfully 'approve tho reduction In
tho rutu of Interest which saves to our
tux payers nearly $CO,OUO! In doing this
they will fatisfactorlly adjust a question
that has already proved vexatlous, troub
lesomu and expensive.
It to worth the while to visit W. M."
Davidson's hardware mid notion store
Just to see flic curious and useful inven
tions ho keeps for sale. When you
);utisfy yourself that such and such an
article cannot be found In tho United
States, go to Davidson's aud you will
find it! Hu keeps quite everything that
you fail to hud elsewhere. Kitchen
tricks! Well, you ought to see them I
They are indiscrlhable, und when you
seo them you will declare them indispensable.
rinllrr Anions ilm lluckftlvra. t
Smallenbcrg, of the Cairo City Gar
den, avows a purpose to do what will
class him among our public benefactors.
Ho intends to remove tho hucksters
from their ptneo between the producer
and the people. In other words, he In
tends to furnish the consumers of the
city all the'vegetobles they may Want
at wholesale prices, which are fully
thirty-three per cont. below the present
ruling rates. Hu will bring fresh vege
tables to his stand In thu market house
every morning, and will supply rctull
customers at- as low rates ii hucksters
can buy nt wholesale at least such Is
Ills avowed purpose, und thu community
has known Smulletiberg long enough to
know that hu to a man. of lito word.
"Down with hlgti prices1'"! his war-cry,
nod a more welcome sound Voulil not
greet the ear of tho Cnlro consumer.
Jtcad the advertisement.
A I lltlliiK' e .
About litres o'clock yesterday, lfr
itho steamer Duvld ttfXv lying at our
joiys, had bi'civlliiinelKtif If I ml Meeting
Mr. Oeorgp.Cliukj, pl)l of, ,the( bunt and
his brother In-law,! he accu-eif "hl'in "ol
retiiiiilntr and opehlug one of Ills lettr-r-1,
whercujiohun altercation 'isyLWT, tha
cnilod'xlipa light. Purled 'received' " f r t
blrtw" ovcr'tho hVatlildarmjth, lis liV
alleges, a UC cor4 'word, , where-
Upon ho drew his pocket kulf
Mini, rushe U6n., rk . ,abb,ing,,
film twice, oneOfiiiixitiro arm and
hucu lu the upper portion of the hip
Parted Ihch'llod the.hceliu of ; ti.p. Ilghlti
and Mrwtiluric IvKs'cil-Nu;!! to tile-' liou-e
of his triotber-lii'luW, corner of Witrthing
tonavvnue aii.tl Suvunlll slfeet. '1 lit
woupds iniliuted Uion Clark uro not
mortal, but MUlJlcluntly serious' to confine
him to his roinn for a week or tun thls
Hois under. hp tr;ulment of Dr. Evan
. . -ill?!"1. Iinp" uintx
Thu appoTntmeiit of Mr. T.
day ns silpt rvisor of liu Cairn road dis
trict was one ,thrit was eminently 111 to
bu made, as tiny pcrsoh will agree win.
will lake the time to visit the sicilm.
of the road beyond the limits of tl oolty"
The work to being dbliu Uhder the imme '
dlato superintendence of It, II Jhtlnl,
and Ij thoMiigh ami nubsiautlal. Dili,
has bctji. thrown frnin llie sidiH lollu
center and ditches dug along tin
margin so that the road will bo set
draining and comparatively dr,
during tlio ruiucst seasons o
theyear. Furmrs and wood haulers,
who have heretofore regarded thu section
ol road undergoing these impiovi mcuis.
as the worst they had to-coulud with
will lu the future, flud It thu best.
Let thu good work goon.
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There will be a preliminary inquiry be
fore Enquires Jorgetisen aud llroos ul 10
o'clock lo morrow,, jitd ,tjie killing oi
Mr. S. M. Kuton, on Thursday lust b..
otllcer Cummlngs. This Inquiry Is insti
tuted at the Instnnco' of oillcer f'tiui
mlngs, who desires the public lo udc
of Ills conduct in the premises, as ll7ri'a.
be presented by the sworn )eilliuoiiy o.
these who Were eyc-wlliiestesuf mu kill
Thu luqijlry Is In response to no jitihlh
demand, Ibr in t..e eies of the public Mi.
C. stuuds abundantly juMltied already.
Photographs, executed In the highest
style of the art at .Hell's gullery cornel
of Klghth and Levee streets, at V-i per
DA VIC SON'S COLUMN.
K'f'nk in A Mh ioV
ih a aui
f.wr,-f; ttt'K &x
H-.4J.iitf i.i.i tan
ff-t'no ot ii r-o.x-
ft) ItN SIII'l.I.KItS,
Hrown's Check Row
Corn and Cob
FANXIXtJ Mil LS,
It 1 VI 11 Nl'.WS.
I'rlir II U"t il
Who pays that $lt!2 ier 100 pounds
upon that llrst hhd of tobacco sold, we
wro left to conjeeturo It probably cost
I he editor of the Bulletin,' JVr Af pari of
it, at least $30. and other Cairo inert
iloubileHs footeil up the balance of it..
Pad u cab 'Herald.'
Tho Iirlzo hhd was told to Christian
Peper, of.SU Iuis. Ifthoeditnr of tho
'Herald' did not measure our market
wltn a Paducah "half bushel" he would
bo left to conjecture nothing. Dul, well
as the hhd was sold, wo aru willing to
acknowledge, In advance, that the prize
hhd lu Paducah. will out-sell it Your
people, Mr. 'Herald' "understand the
ropes," and will beat tho Cairo hhd If It
costs them five hundred dollars to do so.
And then, In turn, Louisville will beat
Paducah if it cost the Loulsvllllans $1,000
to do so. Planters understand exactly
)iow theso thing aro done, aud laugh
while they pocket tho money thus made
up to deceive them.
Wu are willing .that that Cairo market
shall stand or fall by the prices obtained
during tho second day, after tho breaking
up of,tha "rlug" which the 'Herald' uar
agincs existed, The prices obtained bu
that day will bo published broadcast,
and by them tho planters of the country
can knbtolngly Uetcrmlno the character
of our market.
' ' Mrf-vUIr.
Tho sidewalks aro being repaired lu a
substantial Rinnuor, . throughout, tho
Tho calaboose gang to doing good
service oil Washington avenue.
Tho walls of the new custom house will
rench cornleohiijht wRhln.n weekor two.
'The building grows allkoin hlglit and
architectural beauty. ,
The work on tho foundation of (he
(rolling mill and nail factory to progress
ing ruvoraniy. ' -
An election to vote SI00.000 bonds to
secure ,i)ie . reconstruction of tho Cairo
& Fuifau. railroad will bu hold on the
19th,of July., Tjio bonds will bo voted
by un almost unuuimpus. votu
Joo MoKeiiae'e furnjturo factory Is
now lu full tldo of operation iu tho
lino of common furniture he holds out
superior inducements to buyers.
Young Barry's recovery to now pro
nounced a certainty Hu to under the care
of Dr. Warduer, whose practical knowl
edge of gun shot woupds, unllko that of
DcPunpIng, was not gained, during a
rcsidouce in Memphis; but while filling
tho equally advantageous' position of
post surgeon lit tho U. 8. hospital lu
JSqiilroSluinnessy wants to uoll uonio
ii..i i i tt t t
inuiviuu u "promises 10 pay aUIiuve
tises for bidders. k
Pror. lauuipai furnished tho muMo i
for tho dancers wjio participated In the
festivities of the Oood Templars' picnic,!!
on last Saturday.
Port I.Ut for ilir s llnors t'.mtlnir'
'I v "VI cU, 1. n.
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Wuniiillr. Si. Ijiiii
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II. llo Vrrnon, I'lltbur.
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Ibcliiiion.1,4 i.i I.
I.iiim uny, Vifkflmrs.
It. t llunu, Mrniplns.
O.iy ..f CUlro; ' uu
I Hlmna, LoiihtIIIi',
' JVba l.uni..'ii, Nuihtillf.
(iVn. Aii'Icroon. Colainbni.' Wra Wftitn. Pilnrnli,
J W. Oarrrti, U
An-Iv. . O'l
111. Wrnuo, do
City of L'lru. do
Uumiuouwttdth, N. O.J
Belln Mi'fnnhl.. Muniihln:
lUvid WVtin. hl.ifKjn;
Ilnht. llurn, Cmcinnatl;
Undo writrr, IUnd
Iisllana, Kif Orli'.ni; '
HUT, Nr 0iUni.
Tho weather Is now cool and -pleasan'
sundry raluVonBanday KavlaieiTect
cd quite a chance in the temperature.
Light clouds are plentiful but all danger
of immediato ruin to over fur a time.
The Mississippi and Mfssourl aro about
stationary, with only a moderato supjily
of water at any point above St. Louis.
The Ohio eoiitlHUcfl railing ut Pitutbtirg
and Louisville, with scant 5 teut iu the
channel to'tfie' formefclty, and 'abou,
the same in tho chute over tho fulls For
tho Information of such readers of the
river column as are not ateamboatmen
we wilt say that there la usually two feet
more water in the canal around the falls
than thero ls,lu tbe.ohute,.except wlen
the canal Is badly filled up with mud.
To prevent this, a dredging machine Is
kept at work In the canal nearly all the
time, but when the river to unusually
muddy the deposit sometimes accumu
lates nioro rapidly than It can bo re
moved. Hero thu river bus beuomu stationary
after rising about lo Inches.
Business Is fair.
Tlin.Lumsden brought put 53 hhils to
bacco for rcshlpmeut east per Blue Line,
153 ditto fjO.bbls, Jlour, 2Q i tons sundries
for rcshlpment to N. O., 13 tons iron, 2
hhds tobacco for tit. Louis.
Tlio Shark is receiving about "300 h)ids
tobacco,va"nd aootbBl.aaaortedirelght for
Other boats have received aud dk
charged ebBslderable freight here.
Tlio Swallow, bound from New Orleans'
to'Cihclnhatl, with' a Hue cargo, struck a
hidden obstruction: when coming out of
tlio head of tho chuto of Island 21, ut 2
p.m., on rriuay last, una sunk iu ten
minutes, atjtho Tenpesseo shore, on
about ton feet water. No ll ves were lut,
and us she to lying straight Tho Under
writer, vjhlch went to her yesterday, wljl
bo llkoly to raise her lu a fuw days.
7TTY" i ".
(Sacceor to Vmii, Grocu & Co.,)
IFXjOTT IR, AO-E1TT.
, Cloucral ComHiissu Morelirtnt.
C.VIUO ?. JU.K. '
Marvin' Burglar aud Fire Proaf
Jl. line A Co'
CIIiCULAU AND CROSS CUT SAWS'
MOWS' r -
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Wash lug Muchhies,
Step LadJcni, -
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s .Mid nt I.euM
Sv'iit,v or Highly TkHMUK1
' 16Tin:i:'r'irrxas saliT
W.M. M, DAVIDSON
Sln or (lie