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TUESDAY, JUNE IB, 1809.
rUIIMKHKI) !Y jpti 11. oa3M! .i0;?.
M. 11. llAllltKI,!,, ASHOGIATK K11IT0B.
iimiioIh t'ctiimi hi n., ciiX't jt'fe irTiiuA:') jj
Tho trains now leave us follows:
OOtN'O OKTItJ'1 ' i iH
Mail train line at. ......
2 o'clock a.m.
KxpretH " ........
Mall train Rrrho.i at..
Eiprext " "
, 'I o'clock a.m.
Way. IcftTCB at.. IS" o'clock a.m.
Kxprera, " .... ...: , HI ' " p.mv
way, arrives ni p.rn
Dully, Sundays excepted
n'lmt tlir IMtluotti Mlrrnlil Kijk if Hio
Olro i'liltarro Market.
Many of our lu'ur u-eru. uu.a
lrl to Cairo, nnd It win lioii;;ht
Ihi'ru would lit Ktiiiic Imrgnlii on
the lr wilts' hut in thiit lit'lluf How
ever, all were ialolakcii, u It wim
fJie iiiiivci'Mil opinion Unit tolmci-o
.olil lilguor ilian on uuy oilier day
during the lea'siiii, iiin!" llicrc nit
ot a single rejection.
A Op'Uhirul ft-remtdr.
Tho editors of tho 'Bulletin' acknowl
edge t lio cmqllmuut of a delightful
serenade from thu venerable Carl Wlttlg
and his nous; nnd In this acknowledge
ment tho families of tho "nfutw M ' join
must heartily. It Ik saying nothing in
disparagement of the efforts of oth-r
Cairo uriletH, wneii wo protiotmcn It the!
M I . I. lit ..II .. ...I '
nade music wo ever listened "to In Cairo.
It wbh full of syren beauty, was a mine
poetry and a fount nf melody. We- lia'u
indeed, the memory of no music that
wc more heartily enjoyed The selec
tion dUcoursed were from (he choicest
opera, each being cotnploto within Itclf,
and most happily adapted to tho lustru
nients of which this family arcHUcii com
Wo a sure the old "veteran violinist"
ami ins i-ons uiai ouui mo mu-ic ami uiej
tn ... ..I I . . a. . ...a.. n.injm.t.i l.nl i .. ...I"
thaukltig them for the rich treat, may
wo not hope that llWy will Comb again?
Wonder of flit am lUrrett'n"
In thu production photograph etc.,
Hell stands unMirpiiMi'd. Gallery corner
of Eighth and Leveo streets up stairs
, . Jeolw
ltrfr IiImit l'rpc-. -
All who rellch u palatable, henlthful
and rcfrodiliig Orink hIioiiIiI call on Chun.
Bhocnmtyer, cornornf Tenth utrot auJ
WaAliiugtoii avenue, and purtaku of bin
genuine W'el beer, freshly Imported
from Berlin, SELTZER WATER, from
tbe famouw Hurjqjj liQurmany, and the
incomparable Rhino and catawba
wines from th'o"Vlneyartlfl'of Flcrmann,
Mo llesiden tlienu be keeps tho purest
brandu of liquors mad the coolest beer 'to'
no founu in Cairo, liemeraoer tne place
ami go often, d'u't u jot
Hereafter a supply bflco will bo kept
for salo on tho corner of 10th and Poplar,
at tho sarao rato as furnished by other
dealers. May 27 tf.
KHBilaf t rrult Trnlna.
In. Cknt. R. R. Co.,
Caiko, May 28, 1669.
Until further notice a fruit train will
rail dally, Satuidays excepted, leaving
Cairo at 11 o'clock a. m., ami will arrive
atClilcagoat 7:80 next morrilnfr. 'Fruit
hipped In car loads, or nearly po, will
reach Bt Ixiuls at 10:30 next morning
wltbout change of cam. Pusengera will
not bo carried on this train.
MaiiOlw James Johnson, Agent.
u Barrett's' Universal iiairltctonitTvet
"Jlarrct as ft hig)i reputation,
If you want a good stove, or tinware
bol lo w-ware, popper . orh eet-1 rnn wa re,
tin roof, guttor, or anylfiiiig fri tllftl line,
call on A. Frascri'Commerbful avenue,
beteen JClovontU and Twelfth street,
whoro fie has moved to, and tlttcd up the
largest and most complete shop In
Southern Illinois.- ... . ,
PrtrtIcuiar:Httenton; glyerji ,to stoam.
boat and mill work, copper' smlthihg
and sheet iron work, mich as chimneys,
brecchcr escaping steam-pipes, etc. 4 (
Tho gunifo wcr'BUIiaril'Haloori, oiTQIi'to
Levee, is furnished with the latest styles
of tables, and the JtMMWPftMfid with tho
most excellent liquors. Free lunch i.4
rpread evoryday atjni. m. and 10 p. in.
Havo your fcHve"a"aud property. 'uAr.
Fraser is agent for tho copper scroll Ilght-i
ning rod cotopanyiantl will, (111 ajl.ortlers,
.prowpty.,,iqall(ut ohcq ,ii hverthm
put on your buildings-. ThlnJn Ihpjwst
and safest rod now matlo. Shop on'Com '
mercial avoiitie, between Eleventh and
Twelfth street. ap!24d3m
t'rifl.' liim ihij a a.' i ri a. 4 .'nv
tiirf MJiiresAMiMrgenMr.1 i
'Hip 111 lilrupt! Ill Ilrtnlf.
' Tho Court convened lit 10 o'clock a. in.
n The vltiieslelng wuruJiitcph Arnold
tt'stlfled: '6i tlio ih"ky ot ' llh fibaeco
sale, the lOihluuMr.Wijcox camu over
uiiif asked mo to, go over to tlio at'' Char-
ties uud quiet a fuss going on over there.
, Mr. JJambrlck and myself started ovei
toward the St. Charles wfiehlnaw a man
in tin lug toward tho witroho'usu with a
ruvolver in his hand. Persoua were fol
lowing and somuono hallooed "stop that
man ho has shot a man." lie hud his
revolver levelled when on the platform,
entered the upper door of Ihu wurehouse,
uud some 'onu told Mr. Cummlugs to
"urrejl that man, ho has killed a man 1"
Hu and Mr. Cummihgs approached eacit
other, Cummlugs commanded, him to
"drop that pistol uud surrender." Ho
replied, "aru you an oHleer?1' Cum
mlnga replied "1 am;" "Show mo your
star," was tho response,
(in I'timmings' breast lu
The star was
The two men woro within 12 to 10 feet ot
each other. Cum mines retorted "put
down that pistol and hurrentlcr," at thu
huiiiu tltiio slowly approaching; when he
reached within 10 or 12 I eel ol duceiuud,
defeased elevated lib . platol . tp u( Je,vet
with his face, when tumiiiliigijlred iiud
ihu deceased fell to tint Iln'br. As Cum
mlugs aud dceeamlirppruaolied deceased
had Ills pistol ttlmetl. Did nol hear It
snap could not iiuVu donusunii aeeouut
Sam Drown (colored; saw only a part
of tho fuss. Mr.' CummVifgs told do
ceased to put dowu liis revolver. Hu
bad the ruvolver pointed at Mr. Cum
mliigs, autj thu pNlol, was cocked. 1
didn't hear tho deceased, say. anything..
Heard Mr. crrepeat'hiut rjuwn yJur ie
voiver you are my prfsdner." Heard
him nay. this two or three times. Thu
deceuxed had his ruvolver 'lu liand whtu
(to camo Into the warehouse where Cum-
mllfgiT was. When deceacd was told to
surrender, ho pointed lilt pistol at Mr C.
and I thought 1 heard Itsuup. Mr. Cutn-
muigs then fJred. Heard peoplo, say to
deceased, "give up; he's an ofllc'er.
Decettst-d nsed to eeejar; but tho 'siaV
wun lu plain view. Witness confessed
to ivii'drMblu trepidation, and had a
great anxiety to "g'jt out of that."
UeU W.Bell te.tlf"ktl that on thVInfli
of the present month ho was attracted
by a noise lu the bar room of tho St.
Chares Hotel, when comlngfrom dinner;
flopped and saw a,party In there. Jim.'
Smith was onu of that party; Mikullerry
mid Rutu Howies were of tho party. Mike
and Ruff were trying to got Smith out of
ilit Million, hihI finally got hi in Into the
barber shop adjoining; they threw him
down and put their knees on top of lilm;
uud I'thlilk Smith promised to beliavf'
himself. Utifoaiid Mike theu Went out
to t,die a.drnikv Eaton and Clark and an
iiuknovvp man (?ere standing at thu
counter. Smith walked up to the counter
and stood around, when Ed Clark stepped
out, ami, said to Smith, "Jim, I'm ready
for you now." Smith ran up behind
Clarke and struck him ou the side of tho.
face with, his list, The two then clinched1
and rolled upon the Uoor. Finally Smith
. . i . . .. . i ... , . . ti
iuuu lojiuuucotNiueuceu (ugivu uiarae
li II. 'llien Mike' Barry ran out of tbe
saloon. Next thlug I saw wan Barry
along side of Eaton, the deceased. Eaton
"had his revolver iti His baud, down by
'his aide; Mike raised an Ice axe over
Eaton's face, Eaton turned' round au
looked at,Wmranlsakl!aoMthing l"dld
. . n . l HKi . a .t . I V.lAn , 1..... ft ... I T
ry fell upon tho floor aud "hol
lered." Witueae then rau out uf tlio bar
room door. Eaton catnerunnlng out Jt(
tho other. .door.Vwltln a j8)au behliut
him who '.told.,, him to "leavo
town," Wltues then Jumped behind
"two blue cars," and heard the
cry of "stop murder yVitne'tfieXy'fl
and Jumped on tbe warehouse' platform
and passed luto tho .warehouse; flral
thing be saw Cummlngs holding his pla
tol at aim toward Eaton ; be command
ed Eatou to surrender. Eatuu asked
"aru yqu. an oftlcer?'' Eaton had.rils re
volver levelled; wlthesaaaw blmi lower
iia little; then' rale it again at Mr,
Cummlugs, when Mr. C. tired. Eaton
cried "o-oh," then raised his revolver
uulu, aud I think xnapped it. Witness
thenjelt and aw no moro.
Crossitxamiuutl by Esq'. Tiros "iilvo
in Cairo um a steamboat-man bu
lleVo tho pistol lu court Is the ono used
by Eutou. It wus a navy revolver.
Cross examlui'td by Ftt:Jfi; Alb'rlghT
Think that Mr. O. commanded Eaton to
burreiider, uud.lha wlieu Eatou raised
his plntoi hu snapped it. Pistol was lev
elled ut Cummlugs aud ball would havo
hit him had it been tired, beforp Mr.
Cuuimitigs lred. Tho parties wore only
auut teu feet apart when Mr. O. fired.
Da'u. Flaherty testified that ho was lu
thu wareljotiye ealjog dinner, Eatou
had been drunk and raising a dlsiurt
lingo lu tho lower warehouse. He was
remonstrated with. 'Then went up town,
but o me back again. Ho was told not
bother tho cu-kf' Ht knocked aguiust
witueee, .and ( behaved badly. Witness
s'WEUtOirooine running Ititowarohnuse,
as far aa tieale aa',!!! s)yug arouud,
and draw his pistol uud point It rj,tj
oflieer Cummlugs, when ortlcor Cum-,
mlngs fired upon him. He theu turned
C. a second time and snapped It. Saw
him fall dowu shortly after Cummlugs
shot him, and uu Mr. Yost come up
mid tuko thu pistol out of his hand; cah't
mty whctluir the pistol was cocked or
Hiiimoedcibofora Cuinmlnurt lmt.1.inn
t? - ' V" r ,aar ,(jum,,
'i" anything -hoard no words pass bo-
iween tnum. witness was 'about 10 to 18
feet 'from paniesi'fwns, not, scared ,Do'
riot -know. .whether ?deceasei snapppd
rilstol after ho was shot or liotj but do
know that he nlmed It at Mr. Cummliigs
befbro Mr. O. flrpd tjpoii him.
Cross-examined by Albri 'lit. AftdV
Mr Cuninihitl hlirtt1, Titton let hLVptdl'
fall to his side.
Casper Yost testified that ho was stand
dig lu the upper warehouse, and heard
Some one cry out from the sample ninth
ihala mau had.bceu killed. As I stepped
out 1 saw thu deceased, ami heard Mr.,
Uell say "stop that man." J followed li'lm
uiiil told him to slureiidur. Deceased
asked "aroyou-a polieemaii?" Witncsn
(old hm that Mr. ('umjilng- was a
policeman Dteear-et then conimuiitled
mo to stop, and seeing Mr. (.'. advancing
Willi his iilstol levelled toward deceased;
I .,. r. . . . 1 ... . .. .? 'i
i iiiiuiu no luriuei iiiieiiiH to uncut uu
arrest. AVltness told Mr C. to show U
tartodeueuned. Star wum on coalcollar.
Willies saw it plainly Wlil.o witness
was spealclug to Mr. (J. ho shotj was" not
In a position to sec whether deceased
had his pistol at til m ; liirneil round and
saw deceased fall and went up to him;
Capt. Wilinuisi who was present re
remurked "the man Is dead" witness
saw blootl oozo from deceased's mouth,
Heard pistol o'f deceased snap after ho.
was shot and before befell; heard police
man Cuinmiiigscalt upon him to surren
der: Eutou (the di Ceased) asked 'Is he
a policeman?" Witness replied "he Is."
Dcceat-etl had plenty ol time after Cum
tilings lold hlui ihut be Was an officer, to
surrender.; bdt bo made no reply. Police
mah Cum nil ii (js kept his eye steadily
fixed upon deceased; and while wit-'
nens wus spettkliig to C. deceased eleva
ted his pistol. Thu distance between the
parties was from 12 to 15 feet. Witness7
was about 8 feel tllhtuut. '
Tiiecrofs-examlnutlun elicited nothing
Capt. Williamson being sworn, testi
fied that he was in the warehouse, when
the alarm was given that a man had
been killed, and started for tho door
when Eaton (the deceased) entered thu
wareliou-e, Mr Yost alter him. Wit
nens followed as far us s -airs, when Ea
ton stopped and said to Yost "halt I;"
Yost remarked that Mr. Cummliigs was
an otllccr and ho had better surrender.
As Etiton turned, hu c-levttled his pis
tol, when C'ummiiigu fired. Eatn
turned, bent down, and groaned, and
then stepped on-, levelled Ills pistol ut
CuiiimlngH ugaln and snapped It. De
ceased had poln led bis pistol ut Cu tu
rnings two or three tecoiids before the
latter fired. Deceased made no reply to
Cuiumlngs' second order to surrender.
When llrat ucuotetl he turned around
uuJ piiijuiruU "urwyou mu HK,r?" ami
then raised his pistol, pointing It at
Cross-examined by Mr. Albright In
renponso to deceased's Interrogatory "are
you a K;llceuian?" Cummlugs rep! Jed
that ho was. Heard Yost ask Cum
tilings to show his star. Thu slur was on
Cumtulng's coat collar or lappel. Wit
nes was only five or six feet from do
ceaxed when Cummlugs fired.
Thu defense tendered testimony to the
effect that deceased hud declared, on the
occasion of a shooting scrape at Mound
City, soma tlrao ago, that if he should
ever shoot a man he would uover be
taken alive. Tho court regarding such
teatlaaeny aa Irrelevant, refused to re
John Koohler, gunsmith, was then
called, and being shown tuo revolver
that had been identified aa that whioti
had been used by deceased, testified that
the sumo was out of order; that, ordi
narily tho oylluder revolyed too far, so
that tho "iialuojer descending would
strlkn tho shoulder of the cylinder and
not; thu cap. IJe gave it us his belief
that tb pistol had been snapped twice,
without effecting au explosion. An at
tempt nad been made to (Ire the two
chamber next to the one that was found
empty, the stroko of tho hammer having
left un indentation or bruiso In the end
of the cylinder;
Hero the testimony closodi
The court regard! the. evidence as
harmonious In all tho important details,
uud held .that U established , uu unques
tionable caso of Justifiable homicide.
This declsloa, although not unexpected,
was received wltU.oyidencos of. pleasuro
by thu crowd that thronged thu court
room. Tho examination Involved about
two hours' time.
Ureal limtrtiiauulftl Uoucrt.
Carl Wlttlg, assisted by his grand
daughter', Emma Wlttlg, orphuli child of
Carl Wlttlgr, Jr., deceased, has been ta
ken ju especial charge by her grandfath
er, aiid under tho faithful and able In
structions of tbat,accomplbihed vIolTnlst,
has ut tho early- age of twelve years
manifested remarkablo profloleusy in
tlio musical art. Together with his sons,
and a host of-amateur performers, they
will give a grand concert In the St.
Charles Hotel oil Thursday evening,
June 17th, iS5t), for the benefit of tho
three orph.au girls (children., of Car
Wlttlg, Jr) who have been in tholr In
fancy thrown upon their aged grand
paronts. For further particulars seo pro
gramme INtjUqts 60 cents. For sajetii
Hannon'a bookstore and the 8tV-Clfarlu.i
Hotel. -jQl5d2d J
"Barrpttoaji't bo Wat. 1 .
For photographs and amhrotypeS g4
to Hell's gallery, corner of Eighth and
Loveo streets. Je5tw
B..II. Iitl It U . 1 .li..lll ltVl.lit I
The celebrated .-ejler's. Klsslugn uiiii
Louisville Arl'esYa'if wttiprs fire kept ol
luaiighi ,at ihp., j;iiy.l)rMtf t(;rCiCun.
jinetelalaveiKiei bt;lwi t'iif Hlxth and Sev
Vntli Btreeta. ( t , Jo 15 tf (
Thu Oreat Citfecem City Circus wll
pxhibit.iiiJulroou Hie Ifti'li alltlOt .
I'he' pubfiii.wiil plewse heur'llils "fact it
mind, uiitiilotbt' iiilslilul'by tho fain"
dales placed .inidur ptnuu;), tjie Crenceiil
'lly'H hills, 'It ! an Institution Hint trav
Is on its own ineiili?, botrowini; eclal
nud prestige of .tioiitv JelOiit ,
h iiiir iti Hud ,
It will Lc Jjet'ii by r'i',r-mfu,u jbo.ijn
r etiingH' on ini"uouiu o'laitiernieniiiii)
llshed elsewheie, that, so far as thai
hotly Is coitcpriied, Hid matters 'and
things pertaltiiug to the settlement be
tween the oily and Messrs. Fox, IIow
urd & t o are finally disposed of. Jt ro
jnalns for. the select council to pnYi upon
thu ordinance authorizing the Issue of
bonds. Thiadone, the. last gap ivlll bo
closed up, and tho vexatious question
Mitlsfactorlly settled. Tho progress of
lite settlement developed mutter for crltl
clsjii, but wu have no disposition to keep
the subject before the peoplo any longer
than Is absolutely necessary, through
criticism or otherwise. Tho representa
tives nf tho city manifested an earnest
mil throughout, and it affords lis pleM-.1
ure to know that thu action of the ma
jority is almost universally endorsed by
the people. The minority wcro govern
ed by reasons satisfactory to themselves
and did what they believed was required
of them as guardians of tho community.
So let thu mutter rent.
Pliologrsplis, exrcutedjiu tho, highest
stylo of the urt at Rell's gallery "corner
of Eighth and Levee streets, at per
dozen. -v ... JeGlw
Martin Joycv and John tflghtonwero,
brought bt fore. Squire Shannessy, "tins
morning, to answer to a charge of drunk
enness. Jt was proven that their astro
nomlcalnbservatlotis through tho bottom
of a tumbler had been entirely tooex'teu-.
sivu for gentlemen of their physical abil
ity. They were, thercror, lined $1 'each
aud trimmings, and, having no money
were calubnosed for u term of seven days.
llcrr'n AuulliVr Last1 Hoy ! ,(
A parent or guardian Is wunted for a
little seven year old boy found on the
streets to-day, who gives hn name as
Charley Satio Ho says his father Is
dead; Unit his mother lives In Motility
that he has lived with his uncle Lewey
Jlmmle, and that Xewoy Jlmmlo' owns
a bar room nnd goes hunting. Tho child
has fair hair, uo hat or shoes, wears
coan-e gruy pants, shirt with bliiu spots.
Ho may bu found at our Orphan Asylum.
Mobilo papers please copy.
Henry l'rp. Api'm-'.
An Inquiry was made before 4s(iilio
Hross, this forenoon, Info Hie encounter
between Chirk and Purtee, wherein the
former was severely wounded by a
knifoiu tho handd of the latter. The tea
tlmony .showed thatCIark assaulted Par
tee with a stick of cord wood, striking
hi in over the head aud arm, us stuted by
us yesterday. It wus held that tlio cut
ting, waa done in ne!f defense and the
accused acquitted. Here, wo hope, this
Utfly matter will cud.
I'ort J.Ui rr ! U4 Hnn Kn4lr
Of n. Abileraoo, Colnmkuj. Wm. Whit, lutah.
r. w. Hinder. Cincinnati; Simpson Horner, Iaiu.;
Talitmaa. NmIiiIII: , iKoa, do
Otn. AndnrMU, Columbui. Wtu Whito, Pailucah,
IUJ, n ",wdo'" J.Tv.-Stnuttr,'N:d?',M,i
For want of spaco.we' aro com pell Ml
to omit a portion of our river report.
The ram Vindicator, bo well known at
Cairo and Mound City, which was used
last winter to keep the harbor of jBt.
Louis free froai lco,'haibeen purchased
by the Wiggins' Ferry company of that
city, and will be altered and used for
transporting freight cars across the Mis
sissippi at St.-"Louis lu connection with
railroads in Illinois aud Missouri
The Belle Lee has been attached . at
Louisville by soventcen of her builders,
for tho sum of $113,000. She cost ?1C3,
000. The receipts of thu Shark and barges,
at this port, wcro a follows: 326 hhds
tobacco, 1,882 bbls flour, 010 sks malt,
1,341 ska corn, 2,400 sks oats, 37 casks ba
con, 10 bxs ditto, 21 wagous, 100 tons
assortt d freight, making about 900 tons
1 t 7 -fc 1
The Talisman brought ddt io hhds to
bacco, for rcshlpmeht cast per Blue Line;
08 ditto for JHow Orleans; bills Iron
St. Louis; 10 empty hogsheads for
The Wm. White, Captain Northern,
leaves for Paducah aa usual tbH ovouing.
The Quickstep, Capt. Dexter, is tho
regular packet for Evansvlllu this oven
ing. ' ' a i
Tho Hello St. Louis, Cupt ZeJgler, 13
tho, regular packet for Memphis this
'HI r J fja.t
JMateof WllliMiiRolllcr,dtc.,nl. J '
Tlio undprslnnrd harlug leti anpolnt"! u'lmlnlg'
tutor of tho Mo of. William Jlottli-r, lato qf ,thi
county of Alexander, and1 Htnlo or illlaoi, 4kuhL t,
hereby glvra nntiro tliid ho will appear bcloru the
countr uttrtof tloiandercoumt. at tho court hnn.
InC-lro.M tho July term, oulho3d Monday in July,
ntxl, at walcti tltne'aHc moBhavlSjr!aJMt walnat
Due or having lh
le Ucd to aaid catate are rcquitd
ite are rcquitd to cialiit
linmcdiato paytneut to tht underaiandd.
Dated this Ud day of June, A. I). IWO.
now UANIKli HKHL, Adwlolslrator.
jyjTO.S. ISO ANJJ,J8a,i7 CjO "
M IK X.l itlM
Drown's Check Itow
ROAD SCIt.vl'l R.S
I) K EAST CHAINS,
(J RAIN CRADLES.
COIIX PLANT KltS.
Corn Hint (Job
OHIO ItKAPIIUS and
II U I.N,
.Tnrvln'i Ititrglnr and Fire Proof
S J. TP E3 S
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II. Hoc 6i Co'.
iiinii.in ivn nincc ovt i'C
U - li 1 fli
a. at f
i'-iauJ .h" . . U'i - mW
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And al LcajL.
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NsvH(y or Klglity ThoiiHa4
OTHER THINGS FOlt SALE
WM. M DAVIDoOJT.
Hlf ot Ilia