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FUllI.tSlIKI) HY JOHN U. OIlltltLY A CO.
M. II. IIAKHKLL, ASSOCIATE KDITOR.
EDNESDAY. HKrilSMJiKK I. 1HUV.
Arrlvnl a ml Departure of Halls.
(CRlro l'fit Onicr, F.lmiary 2, 1889 )
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Notice is hereby given, that the pub-
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Istrlhution. J. O. Lynch
AuglS lm County Clerk.
nansa-mLiM .- .an i.i.n
Alex. Brown was flood !3 and coats Tor
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Tho council proceedings, and a tedious
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Chill Cured In Six Hours, by Euder'n
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Barrett's" received the first prcmlu.in
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The frlciudaof tho family aro Invited to
Ender'n Chill Cure Never Falls.
Read 'Barretl'a" circular.
TboMechanlcA lire company and the
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iey numbered about seventy, and wcro
"Barrett'o" elegant hair rentorativu.
Aaacaasaent far HII.
Notice is hereby given to all partlen
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W. A. RCDMAN,
Assessor of Aloxnnder County.
Aug. 7, 1800. dtd. (Times copy.)
If you want a good stove, or tjnwnro
hollow-ware, copper or hcct-lron ware,
Un roof, gutter, or anything in that Hue,
call on A. Fraser, Commercial avenue
beteon Eloveuth and Twelfth street,
where ho has moved to, adu lilted up the
large? and most complcto shop In
rartloular attetitiou given to steanc
boat and mill work, copper smithing
and sheet iron work, such as chimneys,
hrccoher escaping steam'Plpes, etc.
Letter Heads printed at tho 'Bulletin'
Ofllce for $000 per thousand.
"The Best In Use." Euder's Stomach
"Barrott'a" is the household word.
Ue4 Mar! rire Wtxl
Mr. J W. Turner Is receiving
a supply of splendid hard flro wood
which he will dellvor in any quautity
.ealred in any part of tho city. Now Is
the time to hand him your orders for
winter wood, Ho can and will deliver
it much cheaper than it can bo bought
twoorthreo mouths, honco whon tho
roads become rough aud muddy, and as
to tho quality of the wood, it cannot bo
nurpaased. Ho soliolts orders for any
iiuantitv from a half cord up to lljvo
hundred cords, promlslngtoHell at prices
that will defy successful competition.
Till: Alt Alt N.
THEIR ORGANIZATION AND HISTORY.
Fires and Losses of Property.
A NPI.ENDID KECOHD.
Tho prcsonco of the tenth annlvoriary
of the Arab Firo Company will warrant
tho prominence that has been given tho
company, In these columns. The poo
plo of Cairo aro Justly proud of tho "Ar
abs" and "Rough and Readies," and
would scarcely excuse us should wo pass
over an occasion like the present,
when it Is within our power to pay them
a deserved tribnte, and to recognize the
good that Is In them.
The Arab Flro Company was organiz
ed on tho ilrst day of September 1850.
In a rough boarded and battened one
story building, then standing on the
slto now occupied by Winter's spacious
aud olognnt business pile, Jack Winter
called together eleven energetic and
resolute friends, and In tba midst of
cooking, parlor and office stoves, wash
boilers, stovepipes and coal-scuttles, the
dozen equattcd and resolved that the ex.
igencles of tho times demanded tho or
ganization of the "Arab." A flickering
stearino candle spluttered out a sickly
light by which the twelve vigned the
Constitution and By-Laws, and when, at
10 o'clock, tho party separated, the Arab
Fire Company had an actual, tangible
existence. Jack Winter had long can
vassed the natter In his own mind, and
looked forward with high expectations
to the moment when hi ideal company
should toko materia! shape. If his heart
did not sink, or feel somewhat of the
somberncssof despair, when only eleven
persons responded to his call, he is cer
tainly of a naturo more hopeful than the
common run of men. v
From the moment of organization
Winter devoted himself with great zeal
to the work of inspiring In tho public
mind an Interest in the company. It
was, with him, the one grand aud all ab
sorblng topic, and a.i time pasaed, aud
gave the Arabs a clianco to show the
metal they wcro made of, tho public re
ceived at least an Indication that the
promised activity and utllciency of the
company were not the idloboasU of tho
oversnnguine founder. Tho city was then
poor, having scarcely outlived tho dis
astrous visitation of the year before, and,
consequently, the cxpenso of organiza
tion and equipment fell upon tho mem
hers of the company, chieily upon the
shoulders of Mr. Winter, who when ho
stood among tho stoves of his tin-shop
"surveyed" about all of which he was
But tho determination had been formed
that the company should not only live
but prosper, and without much, if any,
immediate help from tho city, It did pros
per beyond the- expectations of its most
sanguine friends aud members. Men of
ull shades ofpolltlos, of different rellg
ious belief, merchants, mechanics, labor
ers, the young and mlddleaged, connect
ed themselvos with it, soon swolllng tho
membership to forty or fifty. But In
their ashoclated form theso mon knew no
democratic, Bell-and-Everett or repub
lican party, knew no Methodist, Catholic
or Presbyterian church, By tho act of
signing tho Constitution and By-Laws
they resolved thcmnclvca into firemen,
aud that in that character they proved
true to thomelves; devoted to their or
ganisation and roost serviceable to the
public, tho teu years history they have
made, establishes beyond all room for
On the third day of April 1865, after the
company had been in existence five years
and sevou months, it organized under a
special act of tho legislature of Illinois,
approved by the Governor on the 10th day
of tho previous Eebuary. By this act tho
corapauy becamo a body corporate aud
politic, with all tho powers necessary to
Insure permanent and efficient existence
In Its corporate name the company is
authorized by tho charter to acquire by
gift, grant or purchase, real and personal
property, to the amount of $50,000, to em
ploy In tho erection of an engine house
firemen's hall, or such other buildings as
may be thought necetsary for tho safe
kecplngof the engines and apparatus, and
for the business and other meetings of
tho company. Tho right U also confer
red to purchaso and hold such engines,
hose or other property as may bo required
in the extinguishment or prevention of
fires; and all the property, real or per
sonal, Is held exempt from taxation. The
company can also sell, at pleasure, any
or all of the prosperity of which it may
have become seized.
A provision of tho charter
that Is characteristic of noble. heart
ed, unselfish firemen, Is the following;
"If the company shall at any time dis
band and cease to exercise Its functions
as contemplated in this act, then, aud in
that event, the title to all property, real,
personal or mixeu,owneu by the com
pnny, shall vest In the trustees of schools
of township 17, south of range 1 west
(Cairo) for the use of the inhabitants of
said township; and the ssmo shall be
disposed of by said trusteos, and tho pro
ceeds thereof hul bo added to tho prin
cipal of tho common school fund of said
While thero seems to be nothing laok
lugln tho organisation of tho Arab to
oomniend It as a tlnt-olaR fire company,
there Is much tolnmroitH permauenoy,
and t build up bo' ween Its' mombero
feellnnf. M'-ong y fritor-'al That pro
vlploh or ihf b,.liwn t hut guards tho
alckand Indigent Anb against want.
whethor at homo or abroad; that Insures
to him kind offices and attentions from
brother members, audi In the event of
death, a brotherly puttlug away of tho
body to its mother earth is hold in sa
cred veneration: and its very obser
vance tends to bind tho members more
closely together In bonds of brotherhood.
Nine times, since tho organization of
tho Arabs, has crapo hung upon tho door
of the engine house, and on nine occa
sions has the bell tolled tho knell of a
dead Arab. Nino times, tho membra,
leaving thoir offices, tholr stores and
their shops, have marched through our
streets, bearing slowly and tenderly, tho
mortal remains of a brother; and on the
neighboring hills, enclosed In neat whlto
palings, nine little knolls tell where the
nine dead Arabs aro now sleeping. Tough
hands may have laid them there, but
tender hearts will keep ttioir memory
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green, and witn oroiuony solicitude,
guard their slumbers.
The Arab fire company numbers, at
this time, about seventy five working
members. Mr. Winter has tilled Its
presidential chair nino times, and D. J.
Bakor, esq., now Judge of our circuit
court, one time. That the affairs of the
company havo been most faithfully and
wisely administered is evidence by tho
prosperity of tho company and the con
stantly growing dovotlon of tho mem
bers to the alms and objects or of its for
mation. Among its memlwrs may be
seen our most Intelligent, most influen
tial, wealthy and substantial citizens;
merchants, lawyers, mechanics, physici
ans and laborers. Wo are willing at al I
times and all places that the character of
our peoplo may be determined by such
estimates astho appearance, bearing aud
Intelligence of tho Arabs will wanant.
As a body of men Cairo may feel proud of
them. But, after all, it is as a fire com
pany that tho Arabs shine resplendeutly.
'Quick to net wlicrn duty calln,
Ttiy reck not Hre nor toppling walla;
Uui lo and daro.'inlil moke and Hunt,
Droit meriting a dfathlfn famr."
We havo no means of ascertaining the
valuo of tho property that would, In
evitably been destroyed but for the
prompt and tireless work of the Arabs;
but enough has fallen under our ob-erva
Hon to ass tiro us that to the fire depart
ment of Cairo, tho peoplo owe tho rescue
of property of a greater value than that
which has bceu destroyed. Tho lire thnt
occured in a framo building, on Cummer
clal avenuo holow Sixth street, a few
months ago, was drowned out befom It
had consumed tho building in which It
orbjlnated. Tho loss was less than $1,000
But for tho efforts of the firemen that
whole block would have been destroywl,
Involving a Iops of at lea-it $r.0,000. Iso
lated fires havo been rare. Thore'havo
not, perhaps, been a dozen fires in the
nastten years, which would not have
been infinitely more disastrous than they
were, but for the promtit presence and
heroic labor of our firo department,
When, therefore, we say that our flro
men havo "snatched from tho J.iws of
destruction" moro proporty than han
been lost by tho flames, tho reader will
consent that our estimate Is most moder
ate Indeed. For a better understanding
of this matter wo prescut below a Met of
the losses by flro sinco tho organization
of the Arab Fire Company, having so-
cured tho figures from tho books of that'
Bpt, 1, IV. to Sept. 1, 1KO IS7.7O0O
1, 1M0, to 1, . 1U Hil Ui
list such a b tdy of firemen as constitute
As we Inflmntfd In tin outset, the oc
casion see inn to call for thin tribute to the
worth and eflloloucy of the Amos. They,
havo culled their friends together to eel
ebrato their tenth aunivorxary, anil wo
would be remiss In our duty us a Journal
ist, should we, upon Htioh an occasion,
withhold from them tho praise they havo
so richly earned. In bestowing it upon
them wo aro not forgetful of tho worth
anil deserts of tho noble "Rough and
Readies." Or them, too, Citlro Is proud,
ami when It "comes tnclr turn" they shall.
be duly remembered. They, aro, by no
means, in an eclipse because the Arabs
shine out to-day, but what they always
have been, a fire company that deserves
well of tho people, having a name for
promptness and good work that com
mands a word of pralso from every one
familiar with their career and the dllll
cultlea with which they havo contended.
Hitters! "Tho best
IV at of tha Jfainb-ra nrttia Arab Fire
., Auiaat Slal, 1SSB.
Chas Brum bach,
John H GiH-raun,
Win H Sandusky,
A G Holden,
A H Irvln,
D J Buker, Jr.,
TIh.h J Kerih,
Wm H Schutter,
John Cutnmii ga,
A B SufTord,
Jus 8 Morris,
J as B Fulton,
Jus 3 Re rden
-I" 1. HCT, to
31. ,074 CO
Burin lh pail yrnn, eitimmcit aU,
Total loufn tl,l.36J 00
No ono will accuse us of exaggeration
when wo say that our fire companies,
which havo been sustained at a public
outlay of not moro thou $20,000, havo
rescued from what promised to be sure
and swift destruction, proporty worth
at least ono and a half millions of dol
lars! If $1,600,000 is a good return, in
ten years, on $20,000, then.ls our firo de
partment entitled to credit for making It
During tho same iuturval thero have
been about 200 flro alarms, about 00 of
which were occasioned by burning chlra
nlos or by falso out-crols. There havo
been about 200 Actual fires at about 1G5
of which tho Arab company was prnBcnt
and did actual service, and In many In
stances was tho culy company present.
This Is a record of which any fire com
pany might feel proud, and ono of which
uo other voluntary company in tho
Northwest can produce an equal.
Duiing its oxlstenco the Arab fire
company baa acquired proporty, con
sisting of real oatate, machinery and ap
paratus, worth about $20,000. They now
have, In splendid working order, a now
and excollont steamer, a very efibotivo
little hand engine, a thousand or fifteen
hundred feet of hoso, besides tho various
other impllments and appliances necos
sarytolnsuroefToctlveand rollablo work.
The valuable lot upon which their build
ing stands is theirs, bessdos other prop
erty or considerable value, both real and
A list of tho members may bo found In
another column. It Inolutles many of
our best and most prominent citizens,
and Mr. Wlntor may Justly prido himself
on his long continued leadership of such
an organization, While this is ho, the
company may felloltato Itself upon tho
possession of a loador who Is by nature
and education a fireman; a man who
has an eye for every light, nnd an oar
that can hear .a lamp explosion as faros
anyothorman can hear the report of a
cannon. Tireless, fearless, actlvo and
expert, knowing what to do and how to
do it, Mt, Wintorls eminently fit to lead
Jacob (J Lyutih,
H Wat-on Webb,
t'hax D Artcr,
Wm H Morris,
Joseph V Healey,
Geo W Weldun,
E F Dunls,
John H ohinson,
Thou J Parker,
N L Wiokwire,
Wm V McGte,
John M Miller,
MHrlln V. Young,
B F Parker,
Ilyus T Porker,
H II Candee,
J It Humphreys,
G H Greeley,
collars should hereafter havo ti
name, "for If ever a man's hlcr was up,
Bryon's must bo about t ese times."
Investigation into tl.e cauco of a late
flro In London proves conclusively that
it was occasioned by tho rays of the sun
setting flro to a swallow's nest under the
Remark of an Iowa man during tho to
tal ccllpso: "Gentlemen, I havo been to
a hundred circuses, but that beats them
A Brothor of tho Into Hon Lowis Cavi
Is livlngln Ohio at the ago of elghty-thrco.
For Sale. Eighty acres of tho finest
Walnut Timber Land In tho country,
situated in Mississippi county, Mo,,
four (4) miles northeast of Charles
ton and within eight (8) miles of Cairo,
Illinois. Said land is adjoining John
Hwank's furm. Abo ten acres of Sohool
Land situated three miles from Cairo,
Illinois, on the Cairo & St. Louis railroad
1 or terms and particulars enqulro o
B. T. Whitaker's Drug Store, No. 10S
Commercial avenue, Cairo Illinois, dtf
Use Ender's Chill
Curo. "It never
J W McUee,
K n Yo-t,
Henry Harris, Jr.,
OK TUB COMPANY.
Earthern fruit Jars are the cheapest and
when thoroughly ulazed, Inside and out,
like those on sale at Parson, Da is, A Co
they are as reliable and durablo as the
Six Hunuhkd Dozen moro of the ce)
brated "Maxou" Fruit Jars, perfect and
simple Belf'Sealers, the bat in America
Just received and for wilo at rcJuccd
prices, at tho Qucensware House.
Paiwons, Davis k Co.,
Jy22tf . Nos. 5 and 7 Tenth St
OR EA81 PORT AND WATERLOO
RKUUL.AK Til IHMD AY PACKET.
Tl Helit .Irnuclit Mninor AI.l'H A,
P. 01 ItVMAN. Mailer. W. K. HYKIW.
lent) for the nbOTonnd alt Intcrmodlatf
UIVEU, F.VF.llV THUiWPAY KVF.N-1NU.
Thn Alpha connect i cloiely at Danville, with tralnn
for CUrkavlll, llnai . iiien nnd LouliTlllc, nnrt
at Jnhnnnnrilh with trnlna for Nnnhrlllp.
Itetiirnlne Mie cotweflta at i!nlro with ale.imc r anil
trains for all point
QAIKO AND l'ADUCAH
The light draught paKxcngcr Steamer
I'roitent Henry Winter.
Vice- flrcttde t James 8. Morris.
Tremu-er3. 8. Rearden.
Secretary Thomas J. Kerth.
A'toricy II. Watson Webb.
Board Director H. vVJnter, Wm.
V. McOee, J. B Fulton, Wm. H. Schut
ter. N. L Wick wire.
Fireman f ircU. Prouty, H. Latt
J-oteman Steam Engine Wm. V. Mc
Gee, J, B. Pulton, assistant.
Fvrcman Littln ArabH. Mcissnor, H,
Foreman Ifok nnd Ladder Co A. Each
bacn, N D. Wickwlre.
To. eh U-yt C. GUIihofTer, Captain.
Total number oi members uluce organ
M1SCELLA NEOUS ITEMS.
aen. Beuuregaid is Interested in tho
patent right of a new kind of skate.
On the whole, Mrs. Stowo Is pretty
roughly handled by tho press for over
hauling tho Byrpnlo record.
Wm. Cullen Bryant Is tho lion and of
courso the sea Hon at Newport this
Garibaldi expected to get $20,000 for his
novel, but cannot uetan offer of moro
Worth, tho mau milliner of Paris, was
asked recently what trimmings should
bo put on a dress Just finlshod. Ho an
swered, turning up hisnoso as ho spoko:
"None whatovor; It Is only an SOOfrano
Col. Dan Rice is building a bam at
Glrard, which is expected to cost about
$20,000. The walls are edged with cut
stone, and tho structure will bo a better
one than ninety-nine out of every hun
It has leaked out that the college which
conferred the dootor's degree on gallant
Phil. Sheridan, supposed ho was the orig.
inal compounder of "Sheridan's Cavalry
New Yorkers complain that fruit doal-
era ask two hundred per cent profit on
pears, peaohes and apples.
Indiana wants to bo called the "Grid
iron State," in reference to the numnroti
ity of railroads.
The New Orleans 'Times' gives tie
objeots of the Sorosls as follows: the two
L's, Loquaoity and Lunch.
The flight of a meteor, observed ii Now
York the other evening, is described as
a "celestial carom."
lu Brussels telegraph dispatches are
put in lamp-post boxes, and regularly
collected by carriers.
Alaska is said to show already many
gratifying evidences of the improving
hand of the. ubiquitous Yankee.
The New York 'Star' thinks that Byron
R. T. NORTH RUN Manter,
J. V . BEVERLY -..Oork,
Wil. mafco rentier DAILY Tim's Wlween Cairo and
Piwlucah, leariiiK Cairo every evening (Hunilays ex
ceptod) atfivc oVIoek.
Th While-connect at 1'aducah wii' the New Orleans
and Ohio railroad, and iho Cumberland aud Tcnntatcu
Far freight nrpaiiase applrontKMinl.nr lo
6 il. J. BUCKLEY, Acent,
lantUM 1'rnr.i. Illlnola.
CADii.MY OF THE SISTERS OF
Till a Iiiatllnl'oii wnn
nnil Clinrierofl ny
foiinited in 1S03,
lie Mlnlo or
Board and Tuition Including W and bedding,
wajihinft and tftiiuit'ry, pur term uf the
Munle, dam-lti?, pnintlDsand the PinKUigea, extra.
For further information apply to llui
unl7dSm MOTHER HUPEMOR.
WHITE I.KAD, ZINC AND OILS.
WINDOW GLASS AND PUTTY
Brashes, Wall Paper and Window
95 OHIO LEV EE CAIRO, ILL
SIGN AND ORNAMENTAL PAINTNG
QARL L. THOMAS,
SIGN AND ORNAMENTAL PAINTER,
Bhop-In the Inucimnt of the ity National Buck
building, on Ohio Uiik,
LIQU OR SALOONS.
JOHN II YLAND'S SALOON
I mipplied alth all kind of
llccr, Ale, .,
Commercial avenue, het Ninth and Tenth street.
Tha thirsty, who love, good liquors, thouhl rI
call, and tliniiowrio wiali to puff a frngrmil cl
have their wants supplied at his liar,
T S. HAKUELL,
Oaryasware, Bar Fixtures, Glassware
HOVRK KUnNISIUNO GOODS,
Mm. 185 a 187, Com. At. i CAIUO I.lw.
ror tks t omiiliuil.iml I'oiiveiillou.
Wo aro authorised to announce tho Hon. William
J, Allen as a candidate for membership In the Coiuti
tutlonat Convention from tho First Representative
District, conposed of tho counties of Union, AlnM
der and i'ulaikl, subject to tho decision of the Demo
cratic party. suH td
IVttTArlluN IIK r:-A superior smpen-
usriorsKiit-or piviis; an unsqiwuuu uiane ror
oracu, or not-1
shoulders 1 a.wava a susneoi!'
JOmco County Sun'i of Schools. I
l.'.lro, Alexander Co,, III., August 2 1SC0.
Notice is hereby given that on Thursday and Fri
day, the 3d and 3rd of iVptomber fcoxt. applicants for
teacher's certificates wilflio exaranifd it the l'ubllo
School building, corner of 13th and Wamut aire,
LEW UI P. BUTLER,
Coaaty fcup't bchoels,