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V. D. HARKHU., ASSOCIATE KDITO.
MONDAY, NOVJ2MHKU 20, I860,
K-I,5or river news, hoc tliinl page.
Uso Ender's Chill Curc."It never
Angostura Hitter's, W. H. Sohutter.
lole agent, Cairo, Illinois. oe 1M 2ra
TJie Katie Putnam troupe have taken
garters at the fit. Nicholas Hold.
Buckwheat Flour, .Iticklnatu' best, for
ale by Ay era & Co. nov!!91 wd
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''Mitt nvrpKal tti MnillniiM vurlatv At. I.
Jeffs, No. 7(i, Ohio Levee, Cairo,
1. Itlellv hai a larao nlock of hats,
vhlch will be nolil at New York whole
tale prices, tf .
In tin; market hoiixe, or from there to
'eJar; streot, a memorandum book,
which the finder will please deliver tor
k liberal reward, at LoiiIh Hlautau's a
oon, opposlto tlio market house. It
The public excerclsos In ,lho school
oom occupied by Misfai Frank Ueebo
ind Muttlo Warwick on 13th street on
?rlday, wero witnessed by a crowded
iouso. Tho exercises consisted of decla
Dfltlons, ewiays, dialogue aud music
rii j)upll performed tho part aligned
Jredltably, not only to themselves but to
their teachers. ,
We haveordered.for uso in prlntltiKflne
lUplay cards, morticed and plain cilen-"
lar of dlfTercnt sizes. Parties desiring
;o commence the business of tho new
a A A to t li Wftnttt 1 1 ! a 1 ilsim A ullttl AO
printed In colors and bronze, and cxecu
fcd In the highest stylo of tho typography
,cl art, should leave their orders with
us at once.
Wo have received the flint number of
the steamer Grand Era's 'Torch-light,' a
handsomely printed Ave column sheet,
Milted by James Kerr, Jr., clerk of tho
boat, and printed by II. C. Deck, Jii.,
IU advertising patronage Is large, and
no doubt renumeratlvc. Wo nro well
pleased with both the matter and man
nar of tho 'Torch-Light,' and hope
brother Kerr, in his passings by, will
drop a copy ashore for the 'liulletln,'
Mr. J. Hi Carter, the enterprising pro
prietor of the St. Louis Hirer 'Times,
calledon im this morning, and exchanged
compliments, etc. He Informs us that
the 'Times' Is succeeding beyond his an
ticipations, and Is received with especial
marks of favor among river men, to
fre Interests It Is ;dToted. Ills euc
resa cannot be greater than wo can wish
Itmay be, for he Ua whole-ouled fellow,
and as industrious as the "bmy boo."
Ho la a passenger on board the Jul I u, en
route for New Orleans.
Thr KfMturky 1'rlse JiHieme.
We desire to direct the attention of our
friends to this enterprise, the advertise-'
ment of which occupies n prominent
position In our columns to-day. ThW U
undoubtedly tho mot attiactlvo hchemo j
of tho kind that has ever been offered In
this country. It is entirely free from all
objeatlonable features and worthy of tho
confidence aud patronage of every one,
however scrupulous in morals. Coming
from a state whoso Banks and financial I
Institutions are at par all over tho world,
and having a regular legal charter, to
gether with the endorsement of nearly
every leading, ofllolal and prominent
buslncsfl man In KyM it is as sound as
any Bask in the atate, and we hopo may
meet with tho favor which It merits In
Tickets tli each; to be had of W. I.
Utidd, Cairo City wharfboat.
Pltthsr A Henry's 'large stock of hard
ware, cutlery, tools, stoves, tinware, etc
will be sold without regard to co.-t. tf
IIIInIob Sllate Teaehara' Aorlilil.
CIlucr nT l'lnre-.
The Kxeoutlvo Commltteo have been
obliged to change tho place of holding
tho annual meeting of the Association
from Cairo to Ottawa. Tho meeting will
bagln on Tuesday, December 2Sth, ut 10
o'clock, In Turn Hall, Ottawa, and con
tinue three days.
Among the lecturer aro some of tho
most prominent educators of tho couu
try, via: Hon. Newton Bateman; Key.
T.M.Poat, St. Louis; Hot. Dr. J. P. C5ul
.llycr; ltov. Jos. Haven. D. D.; President
Richard Edwards; Prof. II. uRnltwood;
Prof, J.B. Roberta; Prof. K. O. Hewett;
ltov. Fred C. Wines, and others.
"All the railroads of llio Htate havo
agreed to return members titreduled rates.
The citizens of Ottawa will entertain
the ladies, and all gentlemen desiring it.
The hotels willentortaiu at reduced rates,
Head quartern or the local commltteo
at the high school building, eust of the
in . .. . hi -
l lie nomiuiueu wure uoi aware tittiii
' late day that a- change was necessary,
therefore It Is important that everything
posslblo Bbould he done to circulate the
notice of the change.
8. M. Ettkh,
vV. A. J onus,
D. S. LoNuwoivrn,
Papers in Southern Illinois please copy.
One hundred doeeti of .finoiBtar shirts
allslM. nt P. Neff'8. No. 7OhloIjevee.
at a great reduction In former prices
Ender'sStomach Hitters !"Tne best
The Alktnmm 'I'o-hIrIiI.
Tho Metropolitan Htar company will
glvo Choir lultlal performance in the
Athcncum thin cvenlug, opening with
that thrilling historical drama, entitled
Lucretla Jlorglo, Mhs Mary McWlllInmi
assuming tho titlo role, and tho other
mcmbors of tho company so assigned an
to Insure tho bcHt poHslblo raproaentatlon
of the author's grand conception.
Tho company, twenty.fire In number
come to Cairo oudoracd by tho prosi of
northern and central Illinois us a com
bination of moro thun ordinary talent,
and an most ominontly worthy of public
Tho Athoneiiin hat been put In com
plete order by Mr. Dan, Hartman, who
has, also, kept an espeolal eyo on mat'
tors of light, warmth and vcntillatlou,
concerning which, In tlmos past, we
have heard complaints. All that Hart
man Hhould do, will bo done, and well
Tho fine silver cornet baud, belouging
to the company, will give a baleony ser
enade, at 7 o'clock; doors will open at
half past 7, and tho curtain will rho at a
quarter to 8.
flllk lint. -
The slook of silk liaLs ut Miller & Min
or's comprises the very latest styles, and
finest make of tho Hcason. Their houso
Is conceded to be "head quarters" Jn the
article of hats. It
An IUlu.lve Uriitf Jf ultlltlimcul.
Messrs. Barclay JJros., Ohio Levee, bo-tu-ecu
Sixth and.Elghth fltrects,maintaln
one of the most extensive aud cotnprc
heuilve drug establishments In the
Northwest. They keep everything thut
appertains to their lino of business, anil
.the vasttlcss of their supply will be un
derstood when wo remark" that If cm
ploys three lloon of a 25 by 100 feet
building. They are agents Tor vall the
popular brands of ptrtent madloines, and
can furnish tho trade upon the best pos
In no particular Is their stock moro re
markable tbuu in pobut of variety. It
certainly embraces everything for which
the practice of medicine and surgery
has created u use, whether vegetable,
mineral, chemical or compound; aud the
common testimony Is that Messrs. Bar
clay Bros., In business, as well as in the
othor relations of life, aro reliable men
and eXcclleutgoutlcniQii, Their house
Is a credit to the city.
Milrt Col I urn.
Miller and Miller have GO.OOo on; hand
comprising the most- acceptable styles.
A very desirable collar sold nt ton ceuts
per box. tf.
Wo publish els wb ere a circular giving
notice that tho meeting of tho ijtato
Teacheri' Association will tako placo Jn
Ottawa on tho 29th proximo, aud not In
Cairo as Intended. Tho reason assigned
for the change is that tho hotols of Cairo
could not furnish the required accommo
dations. Mr. Morgan informs us that
ho was assured that tho St Charles could
only occommoaate forty-five of tho
teachers, and wonld be compelled to
sleep them on the third floor
without fires. Ax accommodations had
to bo provided for at least throo bundled
teachers, not ono of whom would accept
the quartering tendered by the at.
Charles, Mr. .M. at onco dlspalied of
finding them lu Cairo, and when urged
fira reply, so Informed tho executive
conmlttee. He had no part, however,
In tho 'selection of Ottawa, and what
considerations controlled the committee,
lu that regard, wo aro unablo tosajr.
Shell oysters, game, etc, can always
be secured at Walker A
Nov a tf
OIovm rnd H (a
A full supply at IMolly'a, and going oil
at actual cost. tf
JUJIy lliltcu lr ""IT-
A little daughter of Mr. Michael Mc
Carthy, of tho VlcksbUrg bolide, was et
upon a few days ugo, by a largo aud
furious dog, beloging to Mr. Lawrence,
the butcher, and bitten very severely.
The child was on the sidewalk at tho
tlmo, and was scarcely uwaroof the pres
ence of the ferocious brute, until It was
Wo understand that Mr. Luwreipe
has hoiued hU dog, and threatens to
shoot any man who attempts to shoot
the dog. What course tho father of the
injured child intend to pursue, wo can
not say. It is certainly a great hard
ship if, In cases of this kind, respnnsi-'
blllty attaches nowhere.
Everything that can bo foundIn any
dry goods house lu tho city, can bo se
cured at P. Welly's nt cost price or lgs,.
as no te uuierminoa to oiose out. ti.
At Uooso Island, In this oounry, on
tho 27th Inst, Mrs. Marthay Aim, wife of
Mr. M. D. Gunter,, In tho thirtieth year
of her nge,
Wo slucerely sympathize w)lh Mr.
Guhtcr. His bereavement is one that
will long cast a deep shadow over his
life, and ovorwhelra him with a grief
for which there Is no solace bi)t, time.
Tlio deceased was an amjublp. woman,
an afl'ectlouato and dutiful wife, an lu
dulgont mother and a christian woman,
All know her hut to loye her, and in the
circle In which rho moved, horloss has
created a void that will not noon be
. lutiueM Ileus farfleut,
"That eligibly' situated business house
No. 8 Thornton's block, Tenth street, h1
for rent. Apply on the premises.
PKoui:i:wi'(is of the boaiid of al.
Cairo, November 20, 1H
Presont Brankle, Kennedy, Hendricks,
Lonorgan, Lohr, Glbion. Hulon, McKoo
and Ttieobold 9.
Alderman Mckeoln the chair.
Tho following resolution having boon
adopted by Hie Salcct Council, was pre
sented for concurrentactlon to this Board :
Resolved, etc., That two thousand dol
lars ($2,000) bo taken out or tho Interest
fund uud placed In the sinking fund to
pay bonds becoming due.
On motion the action of tho .Select
Council was concurred in and the resolu
HKPORT OF TUB OUDINAN'CE COMMITTUK,
To Iho City Council of Dm City of Ctlrc.
Your Committee on Ordinances respect
fully represent, that the present condl
tlon of the city finances demand of the
City Council a careful husbandry of the
public revenue, and that this object can,
in part, bo secured by a reduction of the
police forco of tho city and a reduction of
t'io salaries which were paid to police
men and other city officials bofore the
passage of tho ordinances, lately adopted,
which raised the salaries, and establish
ed a precedent, which, If not immediate
ly condemned, will result In increasing
tho woges of every person serving the
city In any capacity. We have there
fore prepared an ordinance reducing in
number tho police force of the city, and
establishing salaries at what they were
at the beginning ot the present fiscal
year; and wo respectfully usk that tho
Council adopt it. J. Bkankle,
A motion to lay the ordinance aud re
port on tho table was lost, whereupon,
Alderman Lohr moved to rocelve the re
port, which motion was carried by the
following vote, viz: (and tho ordinance
roported, passed to Us second read In g.)
Ayes Branklc, Hendricks, Lonergan,
Lohr, McTCeeanil Theobold 0.
rsars uioson, Jiuien anu lvenneuy
'reslgnalfon of Patrick Dwyer
night policeman, was presented and on
A number of bills were prosented, and
referred to tho Commltteo on Claims,
Hill of Tho. NnujMon, for aj dtjr work oa
mdVmlki, nt f i 76. ixr iar.. $0i 3
Ullt Tho.. Htilr. for UK 1t it 7i 04 M
lull of nifhtrif Mcfiintim, dji W W.M t
Were allowed and referred to the Select
Council, for concurrence by tho follow
ing vote viz:
Ayes Branklc, Gibson, Hendricks,
Hulcn, Kennedy, Lonergan, Lohr,
Petition of Walter A Maloney for per
mission to build "smoke house," oil lot
30, In block 20, city of Cairo, wasprcscnt
ed and read, and on motion permission
Adjourned. John Brow.v,
City Clerk pro tetn.
The latest and most comfortable arti
cle In uso is tho patent Alaska Boots
They are selling fast at P. NefT'i, No. 79,
Ohio Lovee. tf
First class day board can be
secured at Walker and Sissou's for
$5 per week. Tho bill of fare consists of
of the best in tho market, served by ox
pert caterers in an unexceptionable style.
Perry Powers, of the "Palace Varie
ties" has added to the number of his
company, and presents to-night, a pro
gramme of unusual variety. Among
other features of the exhibition will bo
the smashing of an 800 lb rock on the
breast of Moiib. Paul; the clog danco of
Spraguo and Muck, and tho astonishing
rope feat of Ilyron Montana. Perry
seems detormed to keep up with tho de
mands of tho times, and to present such
attractions as will continue to fill his
house every night.
A tremendous stock of boys' and
youths' clothing just received at P. Neff's
No. 70, Ohio Lovoo, at prices to suit tho
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The reappearance ofMlsj Mary Me
Wllllams, on tho Cairo stago to-night,
will no doubt bo slgnullzod by uu out
burnt of applause that will tell of tho
high estimation in which she is hold
among our citizens, both ns an artlsto
aud a lady, She has hosts of friends In
Cairo many more than can find seats
in the Afheneum to-night to warmly
greet her return,
New styles of Huts aud Caps jnst re
ceived at P. Nell ', 70, Ohio Lovee. This
is the only store In the city that keeps a
full stock , of .goods lu that lino. tf
The skyllghts of tho now mid mag
ii'lllcent steamer Grand Em are devoted
to advertisements. Twenty-five dollars
per puno Is theprlco charged tho card
ground in tho glass to remain In Its
place during ouo season, It Is a novel
method, and quite effective.
n W. Hniiiiflrrion. Commercial Avenuo
' tliree d'oo're below Twelfth street has as
fine a lino of heating aud cooking stoves
as can be, found in the city, all at prices
that cauuot fail to suit reasonable custo
mers. He also keeps all kinds of tinware
and is prepared to put on roofing or put
up guttorlug, in me oest siyie on snort
Clipct 'tf BfiI.
Mrs. Whltcomb's Syrup for children is
sold by druggists, for 25 cents a bottle
and is an admirable preparation for In
A grand ball will be given by the
Cairo Cassluo, on tho evening of Decem
ber 27, 1809. Committee of Arrange
in eu ta :: F. M . Stock Vhistw,
C. L. Thomas, Wm. Aioja,
M, Htr.vKRHi'rtn, Gkokor Lattnkb.
First class day board nt Walker & Bis
on'a restaurant, at $5 pur week. tf
Fine two story brick residence. Ap
ply to Thomas Ghrkn & AlTiKN.
nov 27 tf 03 Ohio Lovcc.
Now is tho tlmo for bargains, at P.
NefPs, No. 70 Ohio Lovee. His stock la
ropletc with all tho latest novelties of
tho season. tf
School orders, at par, county orders, at
So cents, and city scrip, at 0.1 cents, for
furniture, queenswarc, glassware, and
houso furnishing goods.
novSOOt B. S. Hai'.ukll.
Walker & Slsso'n's Billiard Hall and
Restaurant Is the center of attraction for
strangers and others who would strength
en tho inner man with fresh oysters,
stewed, raw, roasted or fried; quail on
toast, venison, fish or any other luxuri
ous or substantial edible; or pass an hour
with tho ''cue" in the largest and best
billiard hall lu the'clty. tf
Tho completcst stoch of gentlemen's
furnishing goods In tho city , is to bo
found at Miller and Miller's. It would
be a remarkable waut, Indeed, lu this
line that they cannot satisfactorily supply
at the very lowest llgures ruling In; tho
P. KehT would respectfully call the at
tention of his customers and tho public
generally to tho fact that ho has now on
hand tho best selected stock of clothing
and Gent's furnishing goods In tho city;
and by far tho Iiawikst stock, atstich
low prices, that tho closest buyors will
feel it their duty to purchase If they wish
to save money nnd dress at the pamo
"By the Continental," In the early
days of tho Itopublio was, by the witch
killing fanatics, called profanity. . ff
In this more enlightened age it is
deemod an evldeuco of sound morals as
well as of good sense to give the advlc
"Buy the Continental,'' as It In not only
tho cheapest but the best stove in tho
For sale by Pitcher & Henry, 102 Com
mcrcial avenue, cor. 12th street.
Mrs. A. Barbor, No. 142 Commero lal
avenue, having relieved her shelves of
her old stock, now presents to tho trado n
most complete and attractive stock of
millinery and fancy goods, ladles' nnd
children's underwear, a lino lino of em
broideries, laces, handkerchiefs, collars,
trimmings, etc., of tho very latest and
most fushlonablo styles; and which she
can and will sell very low, for cash. Tho
ladles of the city aro Invited to call nnd
inspect tho new stock.
Cloaks made In the best aud most fash
ionable style, of any desired material.
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Tiio 'JJuiicilfr omco Having ooen sup-
til t- M lit. I
jmiuu wiwi increased laciiuies, is now
prepared to do Job work cheaper than
ever. Wo aro determined, lu truth,
that no citizen shall havo cause, cither
on account of prlco or style, for sending
his work abroad. Our oflico is tho com
pletcst In tho state, outoldo ot Chicago
aud Springfield, aud can perform all
kinds of work for which tho river, rail
road, mercantile, legal aud goneral
business of tho city creato a demand.
In point of workmanship wo shall stand
unsurpassed. Send in your orders.
Proofs submitted when requested. It
Tliuiiaaiida or Toy
Mr. Nicholas Felth, 150 Washington
avenue, has opened a toy store that Is
supplied with thousands of articles to
mako glad the hearts of little boys, and
girls. He has wax, porcelain and rubber
dolls, block houses, toy furniture, drums,
fiddles, "cry-bablen,'' and things Innu
merable to please and gratify tlio chil
dren. All these things Mr. F. says hu
intends to sell oheitpor than they can
bo bought any whore elsu lu tho city.
The holidays being near at hand, It
would bu well for parents to call In there,.
and oxamiuo tho stock and ascertain
tho prices. Pictures on hand and pict
ures framed to qrder. nov. 24tKlt
t'oi'iirr or Kltflilli null CuiiiiuvrrUI.
By recent receipt the stock of boots
and shoes und ladles' fancy goods, at S.
Boson water's, comer ol Eighth and
Commercial Avenue, has boon rendered
ono of tho completed and most attrac
tive In tho ulty. An usually lino assort
ment of ladles' and children's shoes, he
slery, etc., with a largo and well varied
f toek of gentlemen's and boy&' bootsnnd
snoos, Is offered nt prides tliat will defy
competition. An inspection of tho new
6tock Is respectfully solicltod, th pro
prietor feeling assured that alike In
quantity, quality nnd prlco. ho can give
customers tho fullest satisfaction".
nov 27 dfit.
luy in it tit be pnlil liumrdlntelj.
A considerable amount of tux nn jier-1'
souai properly remains unpaid, uarues
owing it are certainly aware of their tie
luqucncy, and of piy i)e iro to oloso up
collections at tho earliest posslblo mo
ment. I huvo shown all the leniency
I can. This, therefore. Is to notify all
persons owing personal taxes, that they
can have until 12 o'clock m., next Thurs
day, whnroiu to liquidate, After that
time I shall bo compolled to proceed as
tho law directs, to collect all stuns that
may remain unpaid. This notice
I s meant for everybody who
is yet in arrears with his personal tax
aud I hopo will bo heoded by all such.
Jon Hvr.ANn, city Collector,
Nov 27, 4t,
Wednesday, Dee. 1- 10 O'cleelc, A- V.
Tho largest, finest and most complete
stock of mllllnory goods in Cairo, at the
store of Mrs. Arnold Barber, 142 Com
mercial avonuc, consisting of
Misses' and chlldron's hata, ladles'
and children's nndcr clothing,
embroideries, laces, ribbons, hand
kerchiofe, collars, glovos, fancy
goods, etc., comprising the entiro stock,
will bo sold as above, without reserve, to
the highest bidders.
This salolB not to olose out tko old
stock," but to closo out Mrs. B's entire
business tho sale beingposltive, and the
goods to be sold for what they will bring.
no20 2t Auctioneer.
For fashionable and well naado cloth
Intr, go to P. NefT's, No. "O.OhloLevea. tf
Tho Continental Is tho only cook stove
with sliding oven doors. Warranted in
nil respects. Pitcher & Henry, at 192
Commercial avenue, cor. 12th strcot.
P. NefT's winter suits aro open for In
spection. Call around and examine his
stock before you concludo to buy else
where, He nlways keeps on hand the
finest stock at low prices. tf
runt rein! ror!
If vou want to buv furs cheaper than
they wore ever offered in Cairo, will call
at P. Rlelly's. Ho has a good assort
ment, which he will sell very low. tr
Bo You Want an overcoat
Made un In tho lateststylo? If you do
NefT'H is the placo to find It. There you
will find plenty of stock to choose from.
, BOOKS, STATIONERY, ETC.
3 g P 9
Oil KVKRYTIIINC IN
TIX 33 BOOK XjXCTXI
No. too Omriicm Avixui.
COIt.V, HAY, OATH, BKA.N, ANf NIIIP.
Corner t Commercial Aveuue ami
Olxo - - - XlllXLOlCI.
xi . Kiiupj u. full upply of ffd, nivl I )rp4ri.l
till iirjerniii uliorl aotlrc, at tla Iiivtit,uat Ut rat
TiER,, ALU AND SODA !
Il.'ihK iiIk'hikccI Vliuile tlalT, anil 111 Bf;nt nt
uccli'liralcil Nortlirrn Itowit, i rfparl to lurnl-Ji
iiihii) iuiiMiny l'mri'l,
AX UXItnALLKI) AHTICLK OV HI.'KIt,
lu (tuurlrr nnU HiiTr MbU. aud In UallUa,
: Sotlii'and ffiiiorMlWfitrtKU,M
Ami M mi tln wry lfiott inartet prion.
Allium lif iliUiu imtioannu U rt'nfilllr Mholl.
til. lrdei utx;in.iajiHt ljr the cull ft I lml irvuiptlr
uiitl niitlifuetorily. ' i,
Call at the "CHr Niiilu Kaetory." KIUV
alrafit; bttwern Waiifi and Odar.
CoM AhUoiis, Toys, Vlrv Writs.
AMPLE I'DOVJWOX FOR TIIK YOlhVGS.
Onto lujComnnerclil AVf nfxa wnt l.ujveur lioli
kooiU. 1. Saup liu luld In a stock Ip that llov Uurt
Hut never to(n equaled In Cairn.
Confection Of U kJuiUito ln,na,mlft Trly
e.verytlilni t lenso snJ crutift llicuu'wh would ub
nerve Chrutnui nnd NowYers.
Itemomb r tho nlKe, 1W Coiiiwerolal Avenuo.
JOHN HYXAND'y SALOON
la uppliod with all Jclud H
ComniercUl avenue, bet, Ninth mlrath (trctU.
The tlilntv, who love kooi! liquors , ahoelil give hlaa
a call, anl those nho nish to p'ltl a rrxxract ckt ch
mv th-irwjotiiiiplle. nt l,i tir, d at