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PUDMSHKD BY JOHN It, OllXBLT A CO.
M. II. HAIUtKLL, ASSOCIATE KMTOK.
MONDAY, AUGUST 2. 1869.
Illinois Ventral K. at, Change or Time.
Thptralnsjmw leave as follows:
ialllratnilcavoat ....... ., 2 o'clock n.m,
KxprcM" " . t0 " T-'t-
COMINO BOOTH. 1
Mill train arrives aUm.,.. 2 o'cloqk Jn-
ExpTef"" 4 'V.t'.V,lw..ti.'.'.!..i..'i:0 p.m.
Way, lv .;............- o'clock a.m.il
jtaJ." ,TC t"
Arrival and DpUre of Mlli
. . , M . AM .
itftiro row umce, ranruary ' i
ARKIVEt. 1 'SIMMS. X
( tlit ougU...... ......... itJ" a.m.. .. a.w p.m.
way).... p.ni it.'Aipiu
M WTifih I s A T.' O. ft. 1 :0U h.'in .
HI TtrrouUi ............ S:Qflp.in.
.iintmmtippi river ruui,j
Tueidays and Frl'lar.- C;00 p.m.
Thursdays A Bitiirdays.. 11:00 o.m. . .1 1 :00 iwin.
Thebe, Uvomj lltv' mil
ft.00p.tn Vfu 7:00a.li). bat.
Ou tho evening of July 31st, a gentle
man's HalrBrcnstpltf, form of a rose bud.
The finder will be liberally rewarded by
leaving Hat this office. aug23t
"Lo-cusses abound In every community.
Some sing In trees and norac swlri'dld
the printer." Tpp patent fr this obser-
vatlon In held by the editor of tho Union
Our tobacconists should bear in mind
that the law prohibits tho sale of cigars
except from the boxes in which they
were originally put up and "tamped by
Manufacturers. The penalty Is seizure
and confiscation of the goods.
Tho household offsets of Janies Kin.
near will bo sold by Dan Hartman to
morrow at public ' aidtlou. Therd will
te bargains in articles of ornumcnt and
necessity In every household.
There Is an evident InlMn the printing
business all over tho countrj'. Newspa
pers, particularly thorn in tho small
towns, ate dragging out a precarious ex-
istenco, many of tljem on tho very vergo
cf failure. The country, too, is full of
idlo printers, and nlno cases out of ten
where you llnd h idle printr-you tind a
penniless one. , ,
Tho corn crops throughout Alexander
county never promised so well beroro
slnco the suttlopicnt of the county. The
breadth of land cultivated Is unubiially
largL, and tho prospect could not bo more
Thero is considerable old corn in the
county yet. Tho objojt tho holders havo
in vlow in keeping It out of rnnrkot Is bo-
yond our dlvluutlon.
Tho little boys, and boys'uoV larger
growth, who ore want to bathe in the
Ohio and Mississippi rivers within the
corporato limits, aro notaware,probably,
that tlioy ure, at any moment, liable to
flue and Imprisonment. The lowest fine
that can bo Imposed Is dvo dollars, and
any aggravating and persistent offender
may bo fined fifty dollars.
It might bo writ for tho boys to remem
ber tbl, as the police have beon Instruct
ed to keep a vigilant look-onr for infrao
tions of the ordinance In this regard.
We hear it stated that Dr-Taggart is
so well pleased with Mormondom, and
the gentile society of that distant region,
tbat be has dispatched for his family,
a . aa a
who win join mm at tne earnest possi
ble moment. Whether the removal from
Cairo will Jo permanent .or notjve are
not able to say. The,Doctor appeared to
be much attached to Cairo and Cairo peo-
Die. and may, when he acquires a nM
cioncy of the "dross," return and enjoy
it. This, however, is mero conjecture.
A llttlo son of Mr. Andorson, of Mound
City, cut his foot quite severely yoster
day morning, severing the main artery.
Tho flow of Jaload) resist e all tho appll
cations tho local physicians could bring
Into renuisition. aud It becoming manl
fcst that the little fellow would certainly
bleed to death; n messenger-was dispatch
ed to Cairo' for Dr. Wardner. His long
connection with the army In tho capacity
of surgeon, and his consequent familiar
ity with ca.ee of that' kind j win it Is
hoped, enablehlm.o PPlJlt once the
proper remedy. " We have not learned
Two or more local Items -developed
thensel vea yesterday, of .which for the
sake of tho parties concerned, we dislike
to speak In detail. Suffloe It to say there
was a 'knock-down!' and "get-up!', pn
thelevee;an Individual of exemplary
habits (during the past fifteen years, at
least) mistook his ability to cope with
Benzine, and became uproarious to a 'de
gree that will astonish even himself when
ho hears of it Jn his calmer moments.
But "accidents" will happen, Ac.
To be Huookrd into Nmllharceui.
Tlit re is something quite alarming In
the thought that this mundane sphere of
ours is directly In tho routo ef a comet
ton thousand times, bigger than "we" aro
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This alarm is cuusmutuuiy imunsiuuu,
ino. by tho thought that this overgrown
comet is mo dentituta - of that quality
known us chivalry as to threaten bit
.,nr hiKlirnlflcant llttlo ball of ear h.&od
knock it InWah Incalculable number o
smithereens. AjitrorJbmera tell us this:
but very klndjy place tejlsae of the
collision several thousand years In the
future. This Is kind In them, as It af.
fords us time fo so fortify as to render
ourselves comet prodfjj , r
Burely, with all our Ingenuity, and
timely notice, we ought to teach tho eo
centrlostrangertbat thli thing of batting
little worlds out of their orbits, will not
bo tamely submitted to; that, if ho keeps1
it up a few toUliowttif years longer, he
may find a Monitor forbla.Morrlraao.
The Rev. Mr. Shores and the Rev.
Jacob Brail ly, (both " colored) kavo
church buildings situated within three
feet of each other. Bhores claims that
Bradley has, bee h excommunicated a.ndj
Is no longer a legitimate expounder of
the Baptist creed; but Bradley asserts
that tfeils delegated to preach by higher
authority than the, offlcjers and elders of
any earthly churchand accepts as proof
of this, that the Lord has given him
lungs that eifablehtm to proacbrlondV
enough toTinaVelilnasdirJfeanl byTHkeres'
conereatlon as well ns his own. Last
night both of theso sable divines were at
it, hammer and tongs. Shores talking
with unusual animation, and Bradley
with thn volcoaf a tornado. When he
elevated his long arm nd stretched
himself so as to show about six inches
of ills shirt between his vest and the top
of his nantalodns, Shores couldn't be
heard at all; and as ho kept himself. on
thU kind of a stretch about half Ills
time. Shores' congregation was com
polled to take the gospel 'arf an' 'arf,' ac
cording to Shores and Bradley. And, for
Dractleed and boisterous shouters, eem
mend'us to the fessale pettlon of Brad-
lev's congregation, The .Shores sMers
a.1 ... .
may imitate bat never can equal them.
They shriek, yell, groan, how), daace,
Jump,verabrace the brethren, and resort
to uproarious evidences of extreme fellcl-
ty that are utterly Indescribable.
Tell us not that tho sable divluo who
can call out such manifestations of Imp-
Dlncss as thesols not fit to preach ! Wo
will not believe it 1
"Barrett's" don't stain the skin.
Tb Trmdt of the SoaUh-A ciiRBm ror
Now that It Is settled beyond all perad-
venturo that the Cairo & 'Memphis rail.
road wlll.ba put through aa speedily a
labor and capltacau accomplish that
end, It stands our Cairo merchants in
hand to seek business relations with tho
country that Is thus to be rendered trlbui
tarytous A Chenpand elieeUTO means
for theaccoinpluhmentof thulsfurnlsh-
cd bv the advertisings ceJumoa or the
newspapers along tho lino ortno road.
Wekuowof no paper w can more heart
ily comment), as apt to ltiaWuc lixrgti
trade In favor of Cairo, than tlio JJycrs-
l.nrir Oitnette.' nubllshedlby Mr. Tom.
W. Nciil. Tho paper Is smoll, It Is true,
but it has a good circulation In Dyer and
tho adjoining counties, and reaches tho
very class of readers our business men
should desire to reach. Dyer; county, In
nn ncrlcultural nolutof view, Is onu or
richest counties in Tennessee; and al
ready her merchants and planters aro of
considerable' consequonce to tho Cairo
market. When the C. A M. road is built
Cairo may, If she will, control the bulk
Af tho burin ees of that entire 'section af
onuiitrv. The time to strike for that
business is now before other cities build
up business relations with the 'people
which we may nnu liuinicuiito uisiuro.
Mr. Neal is now In the city, stopping at
tbe St. Charles. It Is hhi purpose to call
u dob our leading business men for adver
tising favors, and we hopo tnai mo im
portance of courting the business of bis
soctlon of country will he properly t)P"
predated and that he' saay receive tbe
.BBOiti taaajlWe , evideace of that .appre
"liarrott's" took the Sliver Medal.
A aaaiaabllo atxrla.
A young man, eonneeted with the
river, but who for sometime past has
mado his hoadqaarters In Cairo, appear
cd on the streeUf, 'Saturday night, In a
state a( ilithatrtllc that at oace attracted
the attention of persons who happened
to be in view. Ho was without coat or
hat, and la hie stocking feet. After bis
motions had boeu watobed a abort tlaae
It was decided that he was m somaambu
list; and certain parties who knew him,
took it upon thetnaelTaWTto arouse him
and oonduct him back to his quarters.
As they approached for that purposo tle
young mau. ieHhhaaatlftness of a
quarter-horse, an&au.anoru to ovcrtaae
him were uiterly futile He soon passed
out of sight, and a two hours' searoh
failed to reveal his whereabouts.
About midnight the watebman on one
of the wharfboata aawsome person,
rawlIngon aII-frah' tbe. aulsJde of
a train of cars stationed on the levee,
and believing that a felony was intended,
he Immediately repaired to tho spot.
The maa Instead of rising' to' his feet and
seoklug escape by flight, remained In (ho
position in which M was when llrst seen
by the watchman, and, with an' aston
ishing speed, ran toward the river.
Just beforo reaching the river his arms
struok against a head chain, which had
the effect of throwing' him over oh his
back, at the very margin of the water,
Hero the.watohman camo up ou him,
and do teo ted tho somnambulist of two
hours before. His looks were wild and
frightened, and he appeared to possets
but little consciousness of Ills condition
or whereabouts. He was esoortod so his
room wheie ho teraalnsd tN balance of
tho night. The oaso Is quite a remarkable
THE CAIRO AND ST., LOUIS RAILROAD.
Its Karljr Completion ft Fixed Fac.
We learn from' a credible sourco that
during the recent meeting of tho board
of dlrectorsoftheCalroandBt. Louis rail
road company, propos, tjons were received,
frompartleswho avowed their willingness
anaabiilty to bulldth'otoadon terms with
which tho directors are in a condition to
comply at pleasure. One of those pro
positions comes flr.onvth.e Chicago Altori,
and St. Louis rauroaa company a
wealthv and enterprising corporation
tbat is abundantly able to put tho work
through, and Is deeply interested in us
construction, forrrilng'ns It will a direct
extension of their lino to nn advanta-
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Mm Roiith. Another nrono-i
sitlon of a highly satisfactory nature,
comes from parties ;n.NewYork That
.J - it.nAl Will inW Altonrl
ono or luo omor 01 m uu
. n at. . a. J a.
In with beroro me qtosw, i mo pruneu
mouth Is reunrded aSn certainty. In that
event work will' be commenced .Imme
diately, and pushed forward to an cany?
This Is highly encouraging uow, uuu
will bo recelved'by our locsl readers as a
fore8hadwing;of those bettor times for
which they have long been hoping and
AncUom Hale'ef Hthol4 ta nucnra
t .in nfffer for sale, to.hiorrow. Tues-'
day, Aug. 3, at 1? a. ra., at the residence
of J. M. Klnnear, on tignin ovrcoi, w
tween Walnut and Cedar, a large assort
ment of parlor, bedroom and Kitcnen
furniture, consisting of parlor chairs,
aofas, bruasels carpets, Deasieau, uu-
reaus, cooking stoves, mirrom, maw
trasses, pillows, wardrobes, pictures, 4c.
Also a lot of English standard works by
Sale positive and without reserve.
Daniel Hartman, Auctioneer.
JOIXT SESSION OP THE CITY
Calm. 111.. July 3".
Present Aldermen Brankle, Carroll,
Gibson, Hendricks, Kennedy, iaqt,
Thcobold; Councjlpien uarciay, Jorgeu
sen, Martin, 0'Collnian, Itearden'.anii
His Honor, tho Mayor, being nosont
on motion of Alderman Redman, Coun.
cilman Rcarden took the chair.
Alderman McKeo moved to read tho
minutes of Jast ond intervon'.ng meeting.
Minutes of lost Joint session, he!don
tho 21st Inst, read and approved.
lleporta of committeea uotng uoxv in
order. Councilman jorgenson, cnairma
of tho ordlnanco committee, reported
and read an ordlnanco cntltledrJ"an or
dinance to amend section 247 of an ordi
nance to adopt tho ordinances of the city
of Cairo as revised and codified," in re
lation to discharging fire arms within
the city limits. Also an ordlnaptt in re
lation to night policemen's salary, which
were severally rend aud hid over under
the rule. i
Councilman Jorgenson also presented
and read the followjng report:
The committee on ordinances, who
were, on the 21 "t inst., Instructed by a
resolution passed'lb Joint session to pro
pare an ordinance prohibiting bathing in'
tho Ohio and Mississippi rivers within
the limits of the olty, respectfully report:
That upon examination of tho ordi
nances now in force, they find that 8eo
tlon 268 of the Revised Ordinances pro
vides that "No person shall make ;or
cause to bo made, within the limits 'of
tbe city, any Indecent exhibition of him
self or herself." ate., wider a penalty of
not lees than $5 nor more than $50 for
each and overy offence.
As bathing In either tho Ohio or Mis
sissippi rivers, nndor such circumstances
aa would not be offunslvo t tne publlo
or to Individuals, can scarcely bo coniid
pr(1 Imnroner and askuiv offensive exhibl-
tlon, during bathing as well as at all otbe
timna-'wlll bo'bffoctuallv nrovontcd by i
T . . - . ' i i . -.1, u
oaiuiBg as wen as ovu uvuui
proper enforcement of tho section above
.rofMrrndto.lt has not .been doomed ex-.
pedlent by 'ypiir 'conimltteo to -preparo,
any further ordiriniico upon tho subject
untH theyihave repotted Ue oxistefico of
tbe ono auuoea 10, 10 your uuuu.auio
body and asked your further instructions
Upon We SUOjeob. aw vi ruiuu Ja,kw
XAJUI8 JOKUKNIU. V.IIHI11UH1I.
Tho clerk presented and read n peti
tion from P. Brady, pastor of St. Patrif S'a
Cathollo church, reprcsentiqg that the
scales about to be erected at the south
east end of the market house will cause
great ' In,cdnve'nl'ei'noe to the members at
tending.the CaWoilo church, and pray
ingiM fieij, inconvenient and yet
morer'eHlglble pape, pay be seleoted.
Codncllman JorgenseUi movod to refer
the petition to tliooomiulttoe.oumarkets.
Motion lost. ,i
Aldeiman MoKee, chairman of the
committee onpbllco and jall, presonted
a report In relation to repairs and im
provements, wade iu and about the city
Jail, and stating In said report that other
Improvements contemplated and author
ized would bo made as eoon as the lot
upon which said Jail is orocted, and tho
udjolnlnjc lot became the property of tho j
Tho conimltteo on market bolus u
able to agree upon U)0 Patter of locating
tho olty scales at the market house Al
dorman Gibson moved to hear majority
and minority reports. Motion carried,
Whereupon the following preamble
and resolution wus presented and read
by the chairman of that cqmmlttee, as
a minority teport: t
Whereas, The city authorities procured
a platforn scale, Jo be caootol at the
market house grounds, tho said scale is
here at tho market house and ready to be
set, and the mechanic of Meters. Fair-,
bank, Greenleaf A Co. came to tho city,'
yesterday, and urged the chairman on
markets, Joseph Mendel, to have the ex-,
cavatlon done forthwith, the chairman, '
Joseph Mendel, procured Mr. Wm. M?
Hale (with his chaln'-gang) fo do said ex
cavating on tho north end of the market
House. This morning objections were
made by two members of the market
committee, after all tho work was done,
and tho two members ordered another
place to be excavated ott tho south end
of said market; nowwehavotwo places
for the said scales, therefore
Resolved. Bv the city council of tho
city of Cairo, In joint session convened,
that this council decldo whether tho
ncalo be placed on the north or tho south
end of the market house, and action bo
taken In this meeting to select the placo
for Bald scale.
Counollman Barclay asked in behalf
of tho market committee for, ten min
utes' time, in which to prepare a report-,
which was, on motion, granted. Where
upon tho following report was presented1
and read as tho report pf tho majority of
Wo tho underslffncd. a majority com
mittee on markets, would respectfully
dissent from tho ronort made by Mr.
Mendel, and would state that In their
opinion the pit dug by order pf Alder
man xvienaei, contrary 10 a voio or ino
committee. Is nartly outside of tho. mar
ket groanda, and we eaanot encroach
upon the Btrtete. Should a survey of tho
street by.a competent engineer demon
strate that aald pit w not on the street,
we are.peneeuT wining ior n w uo "reel
ed mere. r
P. W. BAMfcAY,
Pending the censlderatlen bf the foro-
golngprocoedlngs, Alderaaan Kennedy
moved that tbe committee on market
locate the scales at the north east end of
the market bouse, eo that it does no en
croach upon the street. Alderman Car
roll moved that tho words "encroach on
streets" be strioken out, accepted by
Alderman Kennedy. Motion put aud
carried as amended, by the following
Aves Alderaaan Brankle, Carroll
Hendricks, Kennedy, Lonergan, Mendel,
Theobold; Councilman Jorgenson, Mar.
tin. O'Callaban and Williamson II.
Nays-Alderman Gibson, Lohr, MoKee,
Redman: Councilman Barclay and
Rcarden-0. , u
Whereupon Councilman Barclay
moved that the market committee bo in
structed to havo the ground surveyed so
as to ascertain whether or not the scales
(If located at the north-east end of tho
market house) would encroach upon (ho
street, and that they report their nctlon
In tho premises.
Commltteo Instructed accordingly.
On iip(lpn 4adJourued.
John Brown, City Clerk, pro irm.
tor !! 4l Ileura Ratflata
viocat, a, m.
Hen. Auderanp. Colunili'-. Wm. White. I'aducab.
fMmet; iAntt. " Hello Memphla.flt. Ixu!,
Krlendhlp,Tenn. Kiver. Julia, do
Cumberland, Kvamville, Khainiok, ilo
Armada, do Mohawk. du
MatMo city, vieuiourg. raoiiioAuir, uu
I.nrcna, l'lttttxinc. Kmma No. 3. Clnolmittl.
City ofCniro, MemphU. Ham J. Hale, Mernjihic
Andtnon. Columbn. Wm.Whlta, Padneah.
tXmet, Grand Tower. Hello MemphU, Mempnu.
lVIIITli Uinnn iu"ii
Krlendihlp, Ht. Louia,
Marbln City, do
City of' alro, .do
Julia, Vlckbrtg. 1
i J. Hi
Mohawk. Je.T Orlann.
rlcana Malllo Able, do
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The weather continues clear aud hot.
The Mississippi is still receding at Ht.
Louis and above.
Tho Ohio Is stationary at Pittsburg but
the Allegheny is reported rising. At
Louisville It ts ( receding, with 4 feet 4
inobes in the paw over the falls.
Hero It has receded about 12 Inobes in
the past 24 hours.
Tho Armada brought for Ohai. Dallas
trhor It sacks wheat: P Cuhl, 23 bbls
rlour; steamer Cumberland, lOskscorn;'
also about 11 tons suudrles. Tor city, anu
116 sks wheats 8t. Louis; 502 bbls lour.
253 sks oats, 481 sks corn, 20 bbls apples,
30 casks: baeon; 17. tlerees lardj 3 hogs,
30 bbls whisky, and 34 bbls of oil for the
Tho Cumberland, 25 sks wheat, 3d
oats for city, largo lot sundries for Ht.
Louis; and JOGQ'sks jrn,. J5.tou swh
drles for shipment south.
Tho Molllo Able camo out with an ex
cellent load find added considerable here,
Tho Mohawk took ou 1250 sks oorn 800
empty barrels and one barge lumber.
The Wm.'WhlteCaptrBeverly, Is the
Paducah paettet thrVPevialng.
OAt FITTEWLt. " A I
pHANOE OF'FIltM.' ,u ' 1
HavlnK purchased thn entire stock ond fixtures f
Aug. Kormt,o,ar jHWt lo.d all kiwia of i
. t t A A
Hit ana meant t niiiv
In a neat ap4 WorVwiAnllke
itiottt. We are alio pro
fnai futures, and by our
pared to repair all kinds o
a rvruLlrall Klnua OI
procenjiof. feroaaWgaoaKUaingmaKo iaa in every
irocens ou vrvaawK asu h
articular as good as new,
tures, will pfcae jjlva nn a call aatiiftiction giuvan-
nariimiiar a snod aa new. inoao narina aucn na
ires, will pica
ed (n all cases.
(.'. W. DUtyH'IlW, rj.: t,i u ,
KK3IIti.N0i:-Cr. tl WjUwut 'aars
OlTiqKrCr. 8thjafV 9$4'VriV
Ol'KIcn HOlJItS'-lVom u a.m. to 13 m,Md frna
K. W. It. SMITH,
PHYSICIAN ANH IsUKWKON,
orriCRt ia wuuwmmAi ATavn
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THE vETNA INSURANCE CO
J VIA' hWbT..', las.
,.. faee,7sa aa
bnli tVttltfa vn Lrtinv 1 lioua."
o$es Paid in Fjty Yean,
it:b present, "-t
Niircesifhl Flrn Insnranco Ce,
CANIL AHSKI'H, . - M51:tS2,5'J.w
Tliroii.fotiitln of tho Itiaranco Coinpanlff char
tered haro fulled, proving tho tnltnkrs nnd dlfticnl
lim ofanroftnlon lK'7l on raUmlly and rnlifur-
htnf.nlth an Important p.irt of Its development In the
pphoro of broad human benoTOlencp, It Id nraroaod
uncommon otent for one or thce Inatltutlona to
makolU KIITirrilannnnticport, nnd that a aaujr
factory ono anntnr onua- jiifiinciiouueMons, -i
yon fowthat ahull you reap."
Uefulnesanddnty muitbo nhaped n4 mcaiured
only hy tho wealth and growth of ottr country.
ljesc Paid at Cairo by the .F.taa:
I). C.Ute wart - - 7CT w
Heed and Cunningham 1M
1. F. Puchall ... etna
RMomnn tJttleflald. ..... ... 247 11
K. h. Stewart a 11 ro
7.. Klllott -
Adam, Graham a Co,
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J. A. Heed.......
W lion Tnrupp
Taylor, Edwards w
J. 15. Humphrey Co
jonn Antrim -
A. II. Harford -
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Itlelwrd II. Noyen
J, 11. Humphry .
Trovfr Sillier . -
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Html, Wftlnh Co ,
X. W.flrahatn xw.
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OafT. Cochran JtCo,
John Marvin .......
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W.JYYoat Jt Co,
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C. N. Shlntnan.
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Acentx In all the principal Citle and Tnrrui.
1tAi ami ttruii liberal aa cennltent with mod
orate profit and auUtanthd aoourlty.
.Nu fiord, lorriM afc Cunuec, 4
July'.71m AQCNT3, Cairo, Il
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