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FRIDAY, EVENING, EEBRUARY; ft, 18ft0.
DAILY EDITION "
JOHN H. OBJERLY &' (To
receiving Home attention at the hands of
proinitioiit men In the country. It 1h
now pretty gcncnilly conceded that thu
education tisuuliy 'tc'cClVdd, ttfter a hoy
leaves the common school, is not of thu
most practical and useful cliaracter. Thin
mibject deserves more interest rthau Jt
ordinarily would, from tho fact llial a
proposition lias been, for home weekH
u.ntf LeYoro the constitutional coiivon
jtlon. looklnK to the ujtlmate expend!
, ture pfati' Jipmen) stun jciffraouuy tpf
tho purpose of erecting and maintaining
a magnificent University at the expense
of the taxnavers of the Ktate. Whllo
this subject Is before that body, we shall
b excused, wo trust, for inviting the ut"
teutlon of our reudors to JJio folio'winc
extructfrom Horace Greeley:
"I know there arc to-day one thousand
collego graduates, some or them having
graduated with honors at German Uni
versities, who are walking the Htny
streets of New York, and known not
how to earn a living This Is a condem
nation of oursystem of chu-slcal educa
tion. As a preparation for professional
life I should ruther say for certain pur
sultsn life-sit may be very well; but
fwbeti Lhe, h many.iueu jWliosotlaca
lUoil fuA'costho much,1 fltirj "Uielniulves
totally unable, wlHi'iiIl tlfafrtcarn a
living; not Immoral men, not drinking
men, but men, simply, who cannot llud
places adapted to their capacity; when I
etlilt, Lain tnovetHo prot yigalnst
a system of education which see"ms to mo
so narrow and partial."
Printing or tin; DcbutCH (n he !!
Vrogrenn r-tli' Report' on the
.Si'iirNOWKiii), U.IA , February 9. Tho
President announced tho uppoiutmcnt
of Mr. Wall on the Judiciary Committee,
vice Billings, resigned.
Mr. Cummlngs Introduced a resolution
that tho Committee on Klght of nullYage
prepare and present an article for wo
mail suflrage, In accordance with nu
merous petition prexented. itefcrred.
A resolution was ottered by Mr. Vande
venter to provide for the protection of
shippers of grain from extortion by
commission merchants. Referred.
A resolution by Mr. C'ummings, cal
ling ou the Committee , on I'rlutlug for
a statement of thu amount already ex
pended for pr.ntiug, was utTcred.
Mr. Cameron thought the printing
question would never be settled; ho
therefore moved to table the resolution,
which, was lost.
Mr. Buxton moved to amend, by pro
viding for discontinuing thu printing1
of deuates, etc., which was adopted.
Tho uyen and noes being demanded on
the original reso.ution, it was carried by
43 ayes to 10 noes,' 13 being absent.
Mr, Anderson otic rod a resolution cal
ling for a detailed statement, of tho
amount of stationary fur tho use of thu
Convention, and expense incurred for
committees, otc. Adapted.
At 10 SO the Convention resolved Its
elf Into a Comruitteo of thu Whole oh
the report of Committee ou the Legisla
tive Department, with Mr. Turner in thu
chair. Tho ii3d section was then taken
Mr. McCoy moved tq amend the sec
tion by striking out the claueo requiring
hills to be printed before u vote in taken
Mr. J. C Allen deemed this clause
very Important, as thereby a restraint
would bu thrown around those who
might with to pass some act of a ques
tionable character through the Legisla
ture. , ;Mr. JJryau favored, the umondmout on
tho score of economy. It was a uselens
cxpenso to have thUt Urge, utuouut of
Mr. Tinea or proposed, as far as his
voto was concerned, to havu no more
acts ot special legislation, llu hoped
tiie Convention would stand by Hie com
mittee in tills section.
Mr. King thought tho amendment was
f;ood. Ho objected to compelling Legls
atures in thu futuro to print all bills
brought beforo them. I To did not" con
older it necessary to print bills two or
- "MVMedlll was aston'lshed'ut tho Ideas
advanced this morning by some- geutie
meu. He considered 1( absolutely neces
sary to Impose the check of having all
hills printed upon corrupt Leglnjutures.
Mr. Chhrch thohgli't the cliiuo as ro.
ported by the committee was worthy of
Tho amendment was not adopted.
Tho Convention, this morning, had a
considerable spell of ecouomy There isi
a strong disposition to cut down the ex-;
penses of tills Convention, and there Is
an abunduut chance to cultivate that ills
position. A long and somewhat rambling dls
cusslou uroso uion that portion, of the
Ji3d section concerning bills wliioli may
have more tliau ouo subject embraced
therein, Several amendments wore
0 He red and voted down. Tho 53d soc-i
tlou was then llnally adopted without
Mr, Vox oilered a substitute for tho I
.tftir tfeotlon, providing that mombers
receive live dollars jier day for tho first
"Bessldu, durlng'lhat sebslon', which shall
not exceed sixty days, unless by consult
of two-thirds or tho House. In addition,
members shall leceive ten cents per mile
mileage, fifty dollars iu stationary, oto.
Mr. Fox Urged, tho adoption of his sub
stitute, claiming that it was tho right of
morubiru of the Legislature to determine
their own compensation.
Mr. 'Browning thought it was best to 1
leave the Legislature to Judge attlie time
of what was their proper compensation,
iTfe.'did not thlnkuuetabem: would'. bu
the trust reposed in them in this matter.
Mr. Medlll said tho matter had been
carefully considered by the committee,
and it was considered that tho amount
oronosed was Just andirhihur e
Atl25 the committee' rose and tho
HKOULAIt JIKETIXU Of THE
IIOAIII OF AMEIUIEV.
ciro, iu 1 ., '
Hent-Aldcrtn,eri J3rafiKl6, C'arrpll,
ricks, Kennedy, lJMr, McKeo and
t-.rr,, Ill , Kb. 8, l,o,
On motion, the reading of Ihe Journal
was dispensed with. -a -'-'
TUti Comnllttco on ClalniB(.'t6f,If bjib
waH.rcferi ed f he followlbiTiUJs'JJrtpdrted
uiosamo-oacK, recommenuiugiiuafc ine
bo allowed, viz: ' , ' ' "'VrT
bill ore KWofxiwotJ, for uiiUi M, U6Z
M tadZt.lUjrU U.tUr.......x.--.'.i'
Ii.llcf Tkior Jk I'iriuiu. Llx. i,l(L'dfl tlnttirj.'i
Mock 5. city, omuplcillir It A ItflroCo.. .. 15 li
Iiilluf 1' Wnldi-r. liaIinn3Uiunken mentojull. 2 f
" Uir. Wankeu for jail 3
' Thoi .Mch.iti, haulme forclty 27 iJ
)i:trrlf llro, :iir.ilcln- (or jail. -.. '!'
llt-nijllt A-Co, uaiU fiumtliud ptj 1M TO
i' Cairo cl(j' gi qohipwiX, ftr ffilconiim.
i iDtrtUtnp, cilxekrkVonirc, ami ljr
tin" U A: 11, lliUutoItu, ar.d Arab fl'f oom
MAiija...,....tMM,.,..MM.....M.... . .....f... 20
On motion the report was received, and.
tho bills ordered iptld by tho, followjug
vote, viz: r
Ayes Hrankle, Carroll, Hendricks, Ken
nedy, Lohr, McKee, Mendel 7.
The committee on claims to whom was.
referred the communication of John
Hcheel In relation to license money
report.ai follow: , . '
Your committee recommended that
the clerk be directed to draw an order
on thd'lrcasury for,$75.00 Iu favdrorMr.
Hcheel for licencevpald by him. twice
for tho same tlmo.
O. D. V i I.I.T A stsdx. 1
Wm. Lonkoa.v. v Committee.
Anduew Louit. )
Onmotlon the report was received and
recommeudutionsof the committee con-,
curred In by tho following voto viz:
Ayes Urankle. Carroll, Hendricks,
Kennedy, Lohr, Lonergun, ,McKe and
Your committee on claims in refer
ence to the communication of Mr. 1'.
ilocklcr respectfully report, that Mr.
Moekler has never put In any bill for the
wautH lie claims to bo due him. and the
Council not knowing wnat he claims'
cannot recommend that thu clerk draw
an order on tho Troa.sury- Wheu Mr.
Mocklerpresouts his bill for wages, the
committee will take It uud'r advUotuuut.
On motion of Alderman McKee, the
report wtw referred back to tho commit
tee with InHtmetiori to cxamiuo his ac
mlrit'ln the books rolMlvc thereto In the
clerk'p pOlce andjf they ilnd any uotipy
or aes.dilu hiiauake Uua tender of
kKl'OKT ar tiyxMCK COMMHTKK.
Ca ro, ToKTib, DC0.
T' the II' iif rKLIoGoOBalloftlioCHrafCaaari
Uentiurn Your cBimitteu on Fl-
7i unco to whom was referred the bill of'
expenses of the Arab Mro Company for
tho quarter ending Dec. 31st, 1569,
amounting to 70 SO, respectfully beg
leave to report
mat they nnu the items correct uud
recommend tho payment of the bill with
the single exception. of. the salary of, Mr.
TIioj. J, Kerlh. Their reusous for this
exception were set forth at largo iu their
report on tho previous bill of tho' same
company, and they Iikve not since been I
ablo to see any causo'for a change of
opinion! Those rwMoHimuy .b"uguln
stated In brief, as follows:
'I ho Arab lire Cottmanv. In addition
to iu public character, (which wo deslro
lieartly to commond.Vhasnlsoa nrlvate
organization with which the public has
nothing to do; The business of this pri
vdto organization is tho cause of a necess
ity for nrsnlariod Beoretaryt tnd arf that
company alonureap tho beuciits of such
privatu organinttlon, yodr commlttee.do
not baliaveit right for tho publio to pay
i lie suuiry oi iuj hecxemry;
:i itenpecwuiiy Buomutedw . Jt
. . . Ww. UjtXJW, a ' . . i I
Ms. Cauuoij i
- Jou.v. W. McKkh,
Com. ou Finance-
On motion the' report wasrecelTed'ahd
the recommendation of the committee
c6ncurrod in by' tho following voto, viz:
Ayes-IJranklo, Carroll, Hendricks,
Kennedy, Lohr, McKee, Mendpl 7,
uepori oi r . uross, l. m,, ror Dec. 1809
presented, read and on motion received
and filed. ' -
Tho bill of tho Hough and Ready Flro
Company amounting to $171 75 hiving
been favorably reported upon heretofore
by tho inanco Committee- wampreient.
ed, readhnd ou motion allowed, bGtb'e
following voto, viz: . - . .. k
Ayes-Rrankle, Carroll, UondrJckB,
Kennedy, Lohr, McKee, Mendel 7.
Alderman Louerirau untiearpii ni
took his seat. j
Tho following bills for contracts
flm dr Jno Tlrown, ity tj4'J l illy clerk 81tti ft)
illill ot Hit uWr for iW lew.. . 11 m T
" 11 1 Hluniicy, police maglatratc, alwy'
for Jnnu -w.i ; ' 2j w
IlillofWia Mcllalv, niijM-rjntcuilirjr tri U.
.,S?,e?.'?.,l,,,,, Pr',,0" J3-.. 2M to
jUilLaf.O K.Claik, rntolclrk'fOftlceantl r '
rouncllqbaml-vr ju la, 3U..,.m,..4 dud to
And on motion aliowed by tho follow-!
ing tote, viz:
' Ay ch Urankle, Carroll, Hendricki,
Kennedy, Lohr, Lonergan, MoKet,i
Nays None. 1
11111 of John' Hs Obe'rlyJfor salary as'
M!ayor, $333 33, In full to January 10th
1B70, having been "allowed by tho selecti
Council was presented to this Hoard for
concurrence, and on motion the actloi' f
thp Select Council was concurrod on iy
tho following vote, viz.
Ayes Brankle, Carroll, Hendricks,
Kennedy, Lohr, Lonorgaiif MoKee,i
A ays None.
A number of Lills were then presented
and read, and referred to tho Commltteo
on Claims under tho rule.
A bill of expenditures of tho Hiber
nian Flro Company, from Beptembor
23th 16G9, to January 15th, 1870, amount
ing to $463 SS, was presented and referred
to tho Fintnco Committee as required by
tho ordinanco lately adopted rel ativo to
Petition from Daniel Harlman in rela
tion to auctioneers' Hcenio was present
ed and read. On motion the prayer of
tho petitioner was refused.
Petition from John B. Ohio &Co.,
asking tho Council to refund motley
which they paid Into the City Treasur
er for license, which Hcenso are not now
being used in rconseqaeucc of having
Hold out their place of business, for which)
said license were ouiaiucu.
Petition from Joseph McKenzie, ask
lug aid from the city to enable him to
carry on his furniture factory more suc
cessfully aud extensively, was presented!
and read; and on motion referred to tho
committee on manufactures.
Ik-solutions by Alderman McKeo:
Cairo, Fb. td, T0
Whereas, Tho courts havo decided
that previous assessments for filling tho
streets of Cairo were Illegal, and
Whereas, Such decision furnishes in
controvertible grounds for. suits for
dumages, to the amount paid on such
assessments, by persons who have so
Therefore, In order to save the city
from the costs of suits which are already
impending, and which must necessarily
ue uecnieu auverwiy tq the city,
Resolved, That u commltteo of one
member of tho Select Council and two
members of .the, .Hoard of Aldermen,' be
appointed by tho Mayor, which commit
tee are hereby empowered to take steps
to ellVot a compromise with all persons
who claim damages for said assessments.
ltesolvcd. 'Hint the ordinance com
mittee arc hereby instructed to draw up
an ordinance repealing so much of any
ordinance which compels persons to tako
out licouies for any purpose for twelve
months, and that they shall substitute a
clauso which shall allow persons to take
out licenses for six or twelve months as
they may desire.
lteolved, That tho Comptroller and
tho Commltteo on Finance bo Instructed
to receive cancelled scrip now In tho
hands of W. T, lleerwart, If the amount
Is found to be correct.
By Alderman Lohr:
Resolved by tho Board of Aldermen,
That the Commltteo be, and they are
hereby instructed to report an ordinanco
requiring all trees planted along th
sidewalk, in tho city of,Calro, obstruct
ing the same, removed.
By Alderman Lonergan:
Resolved, That tho Htrtet Committee
he.'and they are hereby authorized and
instructed,, to havo a crossing construct
ed jicross Washington avenue, from
tho. north side of Eighteenth street on
theuvest sldo of Washington avenue, to
thu noutli sldo of Eighteenth street. In
thoMf aii side of said avenue.
An (jrdluancu In relation to the sale
of meals, otc, adopted by tho b'elect
Council, was read a first time in the
Board rinf :Alde.rmen. Alderman Lohr
moved.to lay the ordinance ou tho tublo;
upon which motion tho ayes and nays
were called, wjth-fho following results
Aye.V- Hendricks, Lour, Lonergan,
Nays Brankle, Carroll, Konuedy, Mc
Tho motion was deolared lost, and the
ovidecu was laid over, under the rule, for
a second reaalug.
A communication from B. MoMantius,
In relation to a gurnlsheo' Judgment by
tho city, was presented and read; which
was, on motion, referred to tho City At
torney. There being no further business, tho
Board adjourned s'uu rfc.
John Bitow.v, city Clerk, pro tern.
l TOftll whom It may concern.. ,
'Kv &K ,
CrtiijAiln-jiio MiHHMIpj.1 river opposite H,.mont
Slo., aio lUln CoUon. Valvti itaniaH oalld for.
topfTtj "H anddemanJi paid IHiln ifclrly Java
the hatnu vrlll m apld for aceount orclurMt.y Vor nar.
lulg aAlr.Mftaul: M.-Uimdleyjj. & RfRrw rf
rnnj. One or all willlujaoldoroiiiLaiievfar
tltyiproiieny. lMiilroof -
Urn fJIOMAonKKN f AMiR.
i 1 ATTORNEYS
Attornoji aa4 Coansellers at Law,
William tt. jrcca. 1
William B. tillbtrt,
n Ilea ri Ullbert,
CAIBO, ILL. ,1
'Bj-clal aUnlon glren toAdmtraltr and StattUat
lc eat Ohio i.ev, Iloeama
ortr 1st National Baakt.
' A 1.LEN, WE1J11& UUTLElt,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
Corner of Elerenth street and Commercial Amoa
II. Watiaa Webb, J CAIRO, ILL.
It. P. Bailer, deeildtf
jyULKEY, WALL & WHEELER, '
ATTORNEYS AT LlWt
Jonw Hi TAvixxr, "
Ozo. W. Wall, cAIRO,'ILL.
Sa Jt'jt, P. WwutiB, j
OBIca Roaati, 8 aid o WIbUt'i Ble
ATTORNEY AT LAW,"1
4Mee,erner or Twelfth Ntrect aa4 Waab
fH. liaf ta Aytaac, ,S
CAIRO ,.......lLLl!i013.Ba 1
Will pracilc In ihtu and tba
call, anil make collettloni In tha
tin ii f Wiiuri and Kentucky.
QANDEE fc MeitRIB,
If. n. Oaa
Notaries Pablle aad Iwaraaee Agita
A Oitiro, nilnolB.
OXFlCElio. 1 Ohio Lnee, City National
- Bank Building. dec21tf
IIIIE AM JIAUINE!
XKKG1IANT3 Ins. Co., or Chicago;
CAPITAL AND AH9F.TS.... a3,7ai II
SECURITY las. Co., of New York;
CAPITAL AND ASSETS l,7M,t0
C03UCERCIAL Irs. Co., ef Chicago;
CAPITAL AND ASaETB..-. 30,O4 S
INDEPENDENT Ins. Co., or Bostoa;
CAPITAL AND ABSETfl..... 330,000
SANG AM 0 Ius. Co., or Sprlflfffleld ;
CAPITAL AND AHSET3.... aa,037 0
AURORA Us. Co., or Aurora, III. ;
CAPITAL AND AMETd 21.te 11
STATE Fire Iai. Co., or CIsTclaad, O.j
CAPITAL AND AKSKTa.......t S34,t
J. N. KI:AKDE. Sc CO., AgUi,
nlilt. Urn Pint National Bonk.
IRE AND MARINE INSUJRANOE.
NfAQARAf NEW YORK;
ASKTS. -..91,438,916 t
GERMANIA, NEW YORK;
AS-itTS 81,008,031 7f
HANOylR, NEW YORK;
ASaETr! $736,703 13
REPUBLIC, NEW YORK;
. A8SKT3-, H.t7Ii,ta
Comprlnlnglho UnderwriUrt Ajeacj.
YONKERS, NEW YORK;
asskw ....-.as.ua 33
FIREMAN'S FUND, 8 AN FRANCISCO
ASSETS, (00ldJ.,t87,0O0 00
SECURITY, NEW iVORK: (Marino,)
blorc. awfin, farmuira, hnlla and cargoes
Innurrd at rate a tuorkWe as toiitiil permanent
erurlty will warrant. 5
I ropectfully akfthecllfteniof ilru, aahartof
nostf o. N. ncaiira.
Offlea at Klr.t National Bank.
GRAND ORNAMENTAL PAINTING.
QAKL L. THOMAS,
SIGN AND OBNAMKNTAL PAINTER,
Bhop-rn the I'orry Uooe, Cornor Comrneicail
Arenite and Eighth atreet.
" "i)UY GboDS-GHOCEltlES"
JQRY GOODS AND GROCERIES.""
IX TIIE l oUuTH U A11D.
1I Inlro-looed Into hla Kourth Ward flrf,.r ..uv..
Ii.limout Ury GooJn dparmnl,--embrarinrtreTr
nrtlcla uiually foand lo the rrjjuUr. dry iioJ liouiea
of the city.
Ntaplu and Fuucjr Dry Jloads, t
Of erery description, Hoaferr, Notlonn. Hoot, and
ruin's, ami a complete asaunmcm generally
Tho patronaaotf the putlio la Judtvd. thapruprle.
.u, gu.il ii.cviiiic vm wii ail iiiiii iu III. II
M,y Kooua or urocirifn. a, ciienji an t
i. iiiinHU mm mv run ,
ouii(iii Mavmirro in mo uii,;
raiiKHI aaTwnrre in ine cuy:
ltumeiiiler the plaro, unit door to Ihe corner of
oplar and Nineteenth atrort. 7
1 l. . I u .... I .. I I , I. ... . - I . nl ..
. ..iiuiiui hid corner oi in
:ia), will bo luaJnlalni'd ts uiuol, ona'af
(Ki in the city, oetlJif. '
the beat ttorked
JP M. WARD,
I PMPr.a to fill wdeJarompiiy and1
n .... ... ara. ua auu lKM)rf BIMTI
bciia utoii at umen
olditand, sr at tha post.
. QROOERiES-COlIMiasiON ,
gTRATTON 4 BIRD,
m&itmrt toflrra't'tonnitdtcn 'Clstki''
Orocem and Coaikisslwi J 'XtiiiL,
J M. PHILLIPS A CO
'onrarciBf m CoauaJaatta
Liberal Advwtf JUdm n ftniijmiMiL
indeJ to wits prornDtntit ,,Jfi?v'
f , .I"wMWaPWa
Q W. GRJElf,
cXtna 1 "
myi tf "'" .niiiinval
Q. D. WILLIAMBOJJ, .
PBODUCK AND OOHMIMTIOlf ,e
7 -affaE aaai affjaf V
Aa. 76 Ohio Ltvtc,
HpwUI attention drea lo coiulKtmrnijuQ
QAM'L WILSON; T.
BOAT STORES, GEOCERIBS AK0.
' ' .lTta
MERCHANT AND MUAXiUf
ANT. .. U t
Urn. SO Oblo Iitw, Cairo, Ullal '
fl Order. .olldUd and prompU, .X SLf
dvab t. park m, 3onn . rmui;
-aeberal- . .;;;r
CowaduIoH ud PorwaHiar McrcaW
Ana Dealers ;o .
"7, Cora, atti, Braa, naM aH HIMhl M
PMf' VEE"? L-AOMV.IIA..
. K nth'a'J
I. I). A THIS.
YERS & CO.,
C. V.1 ATBTtB.
iso oixiatL . i
Ao. 133 Ohio i,rc, cAImo.tL',,
marlTdtf - D f.u ttm
tlt in Orrerei, Umt, VluUr Pall?
Ilair, Crmenl, '
l?. Vu,.k "Jwaya on liand, Comer Eighth .airaatai
Ohio Ut, Cairo Illlnofa. ' "",Rdr:
FOREIGN EXCHANGE. '
. ' an K
BROKERS AN EXt'HANtfE , t&XLUlk
KiRhth aliret, neccaJ Uoorfrom Crn"A-V. :ip
KXCUANOK ON . '
Aiao, i ..ara TieKU from . , FO
II. ii . . " ' ' m m
.miYwi, tjviwon, Havre.
i ir i t '
A til inf ftn aUaMMwt
and Hamburg, io Ntu York""
Or to any nolnt W..l
' IIH t iOitk
149 OMXKHOIAt. AYIIMVSf ,u,
fu IilloM llajlhorne.s, Boot aad Moo Btro,
RO, ILLINOIH. , , i'
JIOIIK'W. TROVER & CO.,
, 'Ktrtate' BoBd mi 8tck lrkera.
.WA' ,'?.nt1fo,,lWnt of SUI, ChuairMjMlCMj
BALLET'S OHARTKR OAK
t - ' vjia
; , t'epper, Tia aad Skt Irm
i ri lm (ihn.ik.u.,i,.i,u'.u.;
, nwuB, uuiiariDg, Dpouana and
ISNk li h I
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