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FUTtLTSlIKD T JOHN If. OltBrU.Tf A CO.
If. II. HAMtKLL, AMSOOTATa EDITOR.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 28, 1869.
Arrival mill Departure of Jf all.
(Cairo I'osi OlHce, Kvlrimry 2, 1869 )
(Time of closing.)
Jwth (throuah 3:Wn.in.... a.oop.m.
North (way)..... .. Ii45p.m 11:00 pin.
Hotith (through nnl way). 4:00 .m..All:00 p.m.
South (Meinplili! AN. O.J.. 4 iDOn-m ...... ij5p.m,
Ohio Illvcr route- &:p.tu Oittjp.tn.
Mississippi Jtlvor route,
Tuesdays and Fridays... 6:00 p m 7:M) p.m.
Charleston, Mo., Tutnlay
Thursdays A 8attirday.ll:00Mn ..11:00a.m.
Thebes, Oooso Island nod
HanUKe .. ... o.OOp.tnFrl. 7;Ma.m. Sat.
Ohio Hive rout departv every day extent Mondays.
J. M.OHAHAM, I'. M.
"Barrett's" rccoi veil tho lirst premium.
Cincinnati Lager Beer, juat received,
at Louis Herbert's, Ohio Levee. auglOwl
James Oats, an engineer on the Mobile
A Ohio railroad was sunstruck oa Tucs
day last, and died during the day.
Notice Ih hereby gives, that the pub
lie lawa oflMeareaow In my office for
dlstritxitlea. 3. G. Lykch
Aug13 lea County Clerk.
"Tho Beat la Uae.' -Eudcr'a Stomach
Earthern fruit Jan are the cheapest and
when thoroughly Blazed, Inside and out,
like those on sale at Parson, Davis, A Co
they are as reliable and durable aa the
J. P. Walker, during the past twenty
years or more a prominent Columbus
merchant, has located at Belmont. The
Yilllage at this time comprises ten build
ings. Maj. Richards, superintendent of the
Mt Carbon furnace, and Thomas Allen,
Esq , attorney for the company, called
upon us yesterday, while en mute down
the rlvor. WJ learu from them that St.
Louis iron men have determined upon
the erection of thruo large furnaces at
Grand Tower, during Iho present sea
son, work upon which will commence
Tho Iron Mountain railroad has en
tered upon a prosperous business,, that
will bo greatly enlarced when the roll
ing stock la Increased, nlzty now plat
form cars arrived at Belmont during tho
pant ten dayu, and more are expected.
When that road L tapped by tho Cairo
Fulton, and the Iron ore of the Iron
Mountain furnished nn outlet via Cairo,
tho freighting business will bo at once
"Barrett's" elegant linlr restorative.
Tho Colqmbus 'Dispatch' sets aside a
oiuran for Belmont matters. It la pre
sided over' by the 'Dispatch's Belmont
editor. Ano'ng other Items in 'that de
partment wo find the following:
A gentleman of means, from Cupe
Girardeau, has secured lots in Belmont,
on which to erect a fine hotel,1 to cost
cvorol thoimand dollars.
Numerous Inquiries from abroad are
made in regard to Belmont property.
The Columbus 'Dispatch' of yesterday,
speaka of an over heated mule that went
crazy, and plunged through th show
window of a notion store, domolishing
show case, toys, dry goods, notions, etc, ,
with a recklessness that nhowed the au
premeat Indifference as to expenses.
After gaining tho inside of the building
its antlos were of the wildest and moat
unaccountable character. It was finaly
ejected by main force, and died a few
If you wast a good stove, or tinware
hollow-ware, copper or sheet-iron ware,
tin roof, gutter, or anything in that line,
call on A. Fraser, Commercial avontio
be teen Eleventh and Twelfth street,
where he has moved to, asu fitted up tho
large and most complete shop In
Particular Attention given to steam
boat and mill work, copper Hmithing
and sheet Iron work, such as chlmneyH,
breccher escaping steam-pipes, etc.
Tho elegant llttio packet, Fairy Quoon,
brought up from Hiokmau, the other
day, a pleasure party numbering about
twenty couples. A glance At tho party
ftfttlftfled us that, when we except Cairo,
Hickman can boast of tho best looking
and most intelligent young ladles of the
r country. Two or three of our nice young
men beeame bo bowltched by the bright
eye and captivating smiles of the afore
said that they have commenced inqulr
ing what kind of a place Hickman Is for
business, and whether or not it ia a good
place for young men of limited means,
The party enjoyed itself hugely.
Uaoa Hard Fire Wood
Mr. J. W. Turner is receiving
supply of splendid hard fire wood
which he will deliver In any quantity
desired in any part of the city. Now Is
the time to band him your orders for
winter wood. He oan and will deliver
it much cheaper than it can bo bought
two or three mouths, hence when, the
roads become rough and muddy, and as
to the quality of the wood, It oauuot bo
surpassed. He solicits orders for any
quantity from a half cord up to fllvo
hundred cords, promising to Rell at prices
that will defy successful competition.
Ender's Stomach Bitters "Ttie best
THE CAIRO k FULTON ROAD.
Means to Build the Road Provided.
An Immediate Commencement VoarraM
teed. We have Information in connection
wiih the Cairo Fulton railroad that Is
scarcely of leas' importance than that pub.
lished by us yesterday concerning the
Cairo A Vlncennes road.
Messrs. Guthrie and Potts have effect
ed as arrangement with a Arm (of Brit
ish capitalists that will secure the Imme
diate commencement and early com
pletion of the Arkansas portion of the
C. A F. road. In pursuance of this ar
rangement Mr. Williams arrived in Now
York, one day last week, with two hun
dred ond fifty thousand pounds sterling,
in gold, (equivalent to about one million
and three quarters in greenbacks) with
which to commence immediate opera
tion!. A corps of engineers arrrived at
Fulton several weeks ago, and by this
time are well advanced towards Little
Rock with their survey.
The franchisee of the Miseouri portion
of the road are held by Col. Thomas
Allea. NegotlatioBs will be opened for
the purchase of these, so that the cntiire
line may be owned and operated bythe
same company. If they cannot be pur
chased on satisfactory terms, the fran
chises with which the company organ
ised under the general lawa of Missouri,
is clothed, will, moat probably, enable
the company to lectin all Uhe end at
which they are aiming.
This information wo receive in a very
direct manner, and believe it to bo en
tirely reliable. To no railroad in the
whole southwest have auch princely do
nations been made a are now held by
the Arkansas division of this road. The
federal land grant, at two dollars and fif
ty cents per acre would, of Itself, furnish
means sufficient to build and equip the
road. But, aa every acre of the land will
net the company at least live dollars,
and as the State of Arkansas has made a
liberal appropriation In the way of bonds,
there Is a pecuniary Inducement to build
tho road that capitalist can scarcely re
Hist. We, therefore, look forward to Its
early completion with confidence, tho
Missouri portion to Bird's Point at as
early a day as the portion within the
State of Arkansas.
in the City.
Mr. W. It. Beer, editor of tho Browns
ville, (Tenn.) Bce Is In the city on busi
ness connected with his paper. Ho
informs us (hat Brownsvlllo Is oujoylng a
period of unexampled prosperity, out
stripping in her growth any town in tho
state. Situated on tho Memphis aud
Louisville road, about.thlrty miles from
Humboldt, it lain tho midst of oue of the
fluent agricultural ttectlorjn of Tenneance,
and of easy access to the business men of
Cairo. Wo should cultivate tho favor of
that people, and In no way can this be
moro eflectlvely done than by adver
tising In the 'Bee.'
Mr. Beers will call upon a number of
our business men for advertisements,
and we hope not in vain.
The floulhsrn llllnola Xo ratal School
We are sorry that the Southern Illinois
Normal Commissioners were unable to
dotcrmine upon a location for the school.
Repeated ballotings disclosed tho fact
that Carbondale and Tamaroa were the
chief contestants, Messrs. Hurd and Har
ris voting for Carbondale, Messrs. Flan-
nlgan and Palmer voting for Tamaroa
and Col. Boyer throwing his vote for 01
ney. As Oiney lacks the-very essential
recommendation of centrality it la rea
sonable to suppose that Col. Boyer will ,
at the next meeting, throw his vote for
Carbondale or Tamaroa.
A sacred concert will bo given in John
School's Washington Hall, on Sunday
evening, the 29th, by WIttlg's Justly
celobrated string band. It will conclude
with a dance. The publio Is respectfully
Invited to attend. It
Tho people of Pulaski couuty havo
subscribed f 2,800 towards tho organiza
tion of nn Agricultural association. For
tho waut of $1,200 more it Is thought the
raovomeut will fall.
The County Court should Interpose,
appropriate the required amount aud
prevent tho failure. Every exhibition
of tho society will bo worth five times
fl,200 to the agricultural interests of the
Read "Barrett's" circular.
F,or Sale. Eighty acres of the finest
Walnut Timber Land In the country,
situated in Mississippi county, Mo.,
four (4) miles northeast of Charles
ton and within eight (8) miles of Cairo,
Illinois. Said land la adjoining John
Hwank'a farm. Also ten acres of School
Land situated three miles from Cairo,
Illinois, on tho Cairo & St. Louis railroad
or terms ana particulars enquire o
B. T.,Whitaker'a Drugstore, No. 108
Commercial avenue, Cairo Illinois, dtf
There was a perceptible diminution of
the heat to-day, the thermometer nt 12
o'clock m., standing at 02. .
Six Hundked Dozen more of the eel
brated "Mason" Fruit Jars, perfect and
Himple self.sealers, the best in Amtrica
Just received and for salo at reduced
prices, at the Queensware House.
Parsons, Davis A'.Co. ,
jy22tf Nob 5 and 7 Tenth St.
THE JUNCTION RAILROAD.
A rXA'lTKRINn PKONPEtT.
The completion of the Iron Mountain
railroad to Belmont, tho favorable pro
gress of the Cairo and Vlncennes road
and tho promising condition of the Cairo
and St. Louis road, havo directed in
creased attention to tho Junction road,
that Is to connect Cairo with tho Mobile
and Ohio road.
From a gentleman recently from New
York we learn thai Col. Murdoch, presi
dent of the M. aud O. road, has been op
erating in the interest of that enterprise,
and expresses great confidence in his
ability to consummate an arrangement
that will insure the speedy construction
of the road. We heve not been placed
in possession of the dotails, and should
not feel at liberty to make them publio
If wo had; but the information received,
general as it is, we regard aa entirely
worthy of belief. j
In the course of a week or two we ex
pect to be able to announce the com
pletion of the arrangement.
4aaa4aatleu or BUI Lake.
At a small town In Missouri, named
Granby, where Bill Laka'a circus held
forth on the 22d instant, a man by the
name of Jack Klllyon effected an en
trance into the pavllllon w thout paying
the price of admission. Li ko being in
formed of the fact seized R illyon by the
coat collar and forcibly cje :ted him. A
few minute afterwards K llyon bought
a tieket and entered the canvass. Ap
proaching Lake, who was talking to two
citizens of the village, he drew bis re
volver and fired, the ball taking effect
in Lnko's breast near the left nipple,
aud producing death In about fifteen
minutes. Lake fell forward on his hands
and exclaimed: "My God, boys, I am
killed carry me home." He wo con
veyed to his hotel, where he died imme
diately. Lake was notoriously rough and in
sulting; but in this case ho wa not to
blame. When last In Cairo his bearing
towards citizens was eo rough that only
one thing deterred many of them from
laying violent hands upon him, and that
one thing was fearl But in the present
case no blame attaches to him. Mrs.
Lake offers n thoug.ind dollars reward for
tho arrest of Klllyon, who, In tho con
sternation and uproar of tho moment,
made good his escape.
The Southern Illinois 'Teacher' makes
its appearance to-day in quarto form,
greatly Improved In typographical ap
pearance audln the quality of its matter.
The editor refe rring to this Improvement
says: "Our time, by force of circum
stances, has been occupied elsewhere
than lu our sanctum, and wo have been
compelled to entrust tho columns of the
'Teacher' to willing but not experthands,
and as a consequence, its pages have not
presented as fluo an appearance as we
desired. In a short time, howovcr, we
hope to be able to personally superintend
tho publication of tho paper and to give
to our readers a uewtty and attractive
The teachers and frluids of education
in Southern Illinois should give the
'Teacher' a hearty support. If woll pat
ronized it will prove an instrument that
will lend powerful aid in tho elevation
of tho standard of popular education
among us, aud in placing Egypt beforo
the world as the home of an intelligent
and enterprising people. Remit SI and
a copy will be forwarded to you for one
An exchange very truthfully flays:
We suppose every man who subscribes
for a dally uewspapor considers himself
ono of Its "patrons." To a certain extent
ho Is, but how marvellously great is his
patranagol The cost of hulling a dally
paper Is far greater than uuluformod per
sons generally think. By careful com
putation, the profit on each paying dally
subscriber Is about three cents per wockt
Therefore, tho loss of a Hlnglo subscriber
Is not likely to break up a Journal, no
matter what importance the Individual
may .attach his own merit or Importance.
But now and then a community Is afllct
ed with a single individual who estim
ates his abilities so highly that ho pre
sumes society cannot do without him.
They are occasionally mistaken
The packet for Memphis this evening
is tho favorite Belle Memphis, Crane,
master. She will leave promptly after the
arrival of the cars. C. T.' Hinde, agent
The Julia will oaat off for Vloksburg
to-morrow evening at 4 o'clock. She
connect with the packets for Yazoo riv
er, and the Vloksburg and Meridian and
Meridian and Selma railroads. Agent at
Cairo, C. T. Hinde.
For New Orleans this evening we have
the splendid steamer Com
monwealth, Thompson, master. She
leaves promptly at 5 o'clock. Local
agent, C. T. Hinde.
llllMla Cetl ft. K., Chg r Tlaae.
On Sunday, August 20th, the following
time table will take effect and govern
until further notlco:
tlill Wain leaves at....M 9:UOo'cook a.m.
Etprem " " p.m.
Mall train arrive at m i:b o'clock a.m.
Btpreaa " " - - 2.W " p.ra,
Way, leave at... . o'clock a.m.
Exprot. " ,r.-,..," :lo " p.m.
Way. arrive at
Exprea - 7i9Q " ji.m.
Clams and'Lake Fish, at Louis Herb
er's, W Ohio4 Lo VeeV ' aiiglOwl
A laborer whoo name wo could not
learn, was killed near Caledonia yester
day, by the fall of earth In a cut that Is
being made for tho track of the Cairo A
Vlncennes railroad. This Is the fourth
death that has occurred lu that vicinity
from the same cause.
Mr. U. P. Harris, chief engineer of the
Chicago fire department, was In the city
yesterday. He mingled quite freely,
during tho day, with our Cairo Uremen.
The committee appointed to make ar
rangements for the celebration of our
coming anniversary, will please roport
themselves at our engine house this eve
ning, at 7 o'clock, to perfect the final
T. J. Kirth, Sec'y.
The Tennessee river nacket. A. Baker.
was sold to-day, John W. Trover, Esq.,
of this city, becoming the purchaser on
abldor$3,300. She will hereafter run as
a Cairo and Tennessee river packet.
Wa understand that CoDeland'e nollev
for $6,000, which will be paid to bis
wife, coat him only seventy-five cent.
ii was an accident policy, and run three
"Barrett's" is tho household word.
Tho death of "Tatum," a young man
well known In Cairo, was reported to us
yesterday. We give the report for what
it is worth;
Use Ender'a Chill Cure. "It never
Ender's Chill Cure Never Fails.
The discourse pronounced beforo tho
fraternities of Free and Accepted Ma
sons, at Paducab, on tho 24th of June,
by Edward C. Slater, D. D.., K. T., has
been published, and may be had by ad
dressing Messrs. Grundy & Co., Padu
cab. Aaactameat for 1M9.
Notice is hereby given to all parties
concerned that the assessment roll for
Stato and county taxes for tho year l&OO
Is now deposited In tho County Clerk's
office, where thesamemaybc examined,
and all persons having complaints to
make may lay them beforo tho County
Court to be holden at tho Cqurt Houso
on the first Monday In September next.
W. A. Redma.v,,
Assessor of Aloxander County.
Aug. 7, 1800. dtd. (Times copy.)
Democratic County Central. Committee.
Tho Democratic County Central Com
mittee are requested to meet at the office
of F. E. Albright, on Saturday next, 2Sth
Inst, at 2 o'clock p. m., for the purposo
of deciding what action shall be taken
in relation to tho coming November elec
tion. F. K. Albrioht,
Letter Heads printed at tho 'Bullotln'
Office for $9 00 per thousand.
Port Llat for the -J Hoar EadiMir
Two o'clock, P. M.
Gen. Amlrrton, Columto. Wro. White, P-iducah.
Kunny liranillcn, Cincinnati; Luminary, St. Lom;
Anna. " " Lady Oay, "
Camel la, " " htn Urown, " "
llelle St. Leaii, Memphis.
Gen. Andertnn. Columbut. Wm.Whlte.PaJucah.
Luminary, Vickuburc. Anna, St. Lout,
lion Accord. St, Lou ft. Camella, do
Uoll St. Louli, do
The weather turned cooler lastovenIng,
and tho thermometer indicated 86 deg.
this forenoon, with a refreshing broezo.
The Mississippi continues to rlso at tho
name rate at St. Louis about two or three
inches per day. It is still rising (at St
Paul. The Missouri is falling but In good
The Ohio is falling at Pittsburg with
30 inches lit the channel and stationary
at Louisville with scant 3 foot in the
canal. There Is three feet above Kvana
vllle and four feet below.
Here tho river has risen one inch since
Business was quite lively at the wharf
Tho Brandois discharged 300 tons for
Tho Luminary received 100 tons for
The Camella and Anua discharged
about 175 tops for reshipment South.
Tba Lady'Qay received nearly 100 tons
The White, Capt, Northern Is tho reg
ular packet for Paducah this evening.
The Belle Memphis is the packet for
The Fanny Brandeis is the packet for
Evansville this evening.
1$mh mAttti On account ofwhonV 'TTTnay con
' ccrn, the wreck of tho ateamer Louisiana, aa he
now lies at the wharr at Cairo, III.
DYAH T. I'ABKER, Agent.
Cairo, III,, Aug. 19, lm. fur Undrwriter.
FJR R ALB. CHaBAP New Cottage and three
tola, corner Locust and Sixteenth street,
mirlittf (1UEKN 4 OlLHEltT, Attr.
IB B.E.-8uperlor wrapping paper at tjic
offlco of the Evening 'Hulletfn.' M
BAMO TWKM, IJJUNtMa.
NAMUEL COVE, PRQIwJ.
tVOPKN DAY AND NIGHT.
Klorlaa Water 1 Bay Rum and Coloanc for JjjatoH;
eland the bath, tonault youroomrortdurloa ttU hot
weaifctr and uae.UuMMfresblngajrleji. jMthe.
Pruastoro on the Levee you can get what yon waat la
thleTlae. ' '
LOOK ! LOOK!
And Printing of F.rery Description.
OODI WOOD 1 1
J. W. TURNER
Is prepared to furnii-h
Oood EEjurdl Wood
At prices which defy competition, umlalao to
Deliver In any part of the City,
On tho shortest notice.
Lfavo orders on sln'cs at ilulen'a proctry, Loner
gan's fveil store, and Woods and lloach's rocery.
J F. McKIMM,
II.4KEK AND CONFECTIONER,
Commercial nvemtc between 19th Jc UMh streets,
Is prcared to f urn lull nil kinds of
CAKES AXI COXriXTIOXN
to order.orto loo nnd adorn Cftkes In tho most skill
ful manner; and can defy competition In roint or
prices nnd character of work. ... , . .
Ginger snaps cheaper than nt nny other hoiie In Hi
Cily, ' ' elD.13m
STOVES, TINWARE, ETC.
A" UALLKY'S UllAliTKlt OAK
Coppr r, Tin anil Sheet Iron
TOBBI 3ST Gr S3XOP
Vo. 10 WASUiyOTOX AVENUE,
(.(bote the Mnrkot lloii.e )
Riin . iimtxrin... ctvmlini? and Steamboat WorU
done In a nrnt and rubtantlal manner, at short no
REAL ESTATE BROKERS, ETC.
tSaccessor to John Q. Hutmnn Co.,1
IU'AIj ESTATE AfiEXT
Buys ana sens ncai uuur, pj ,u.m.... j
Abstracts of Title, and prepares Conveyance of all
Ind. Office. No. 71 Hit floor) Ohio Levee. marlatr
JOHN W. TKOVKB & CO.,
Real Estate, Boud ami Stock Brokers.
Will attend fo tho payment of Btate. uo'r.jJCItv
Taxes, and all buslneja pertalnlnR to a UKNEKAI.
Eiqiitii Sthf.et, conf door front Ccrn. Avt.,
WHITE LEAD, ZIXC AXB OILS,
WINDOW GLASS AND PUTTY
rustics, Wall Taper aud Window
93 OHIO LEVEE. CAIRO, ILL
SIGN AND ORNAMENTAL PAINTNG
pARL h. THOMAS,
SIGN AXB OKXAMEXTAL PAINTER,
Hhop-ln the basement of tho Ity National Bank
UUUUlll, V" win.
JOHN UYLAKB'S SALOON
Is supplied with all kind of
Beer, Ale, c.,
Commercial avenne, bet. Ninth and Tent streets.
The thirst v. who love rood liquor, should give hrm
a eal?, and ifciwho wlfluopuff rraant oW c.
have Ihelr wants suppIIoJ at his bar. decTtldtf
Qaeeusware, Bar Fixtures, 0hM8Wr)
UOUbK aTUKNISHUIG GOOa)S,t
Mea.l88aaillB7,OoM.Av. t CAIRO ,t,l.
j, ift, itonatltutiona! avet4a.
... it 1 announce tho Hon. Wllli&ni
HQ HD BUWUIIW" - -- -- -- -
J. Allen iu a cajidldato for membership In the Co"
tutional Convention rrom we nrai epreaemu.
IHetrict, composed of the counties of Union, A1m
der and Pulaski, subject to tho decision of the Demo