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Knlahts ef Pythias, UoeU every rri
day bI(M nt half-past even, in Odd
Fellows' IUII. Jno. If. GomVaw,
Chancellor Commander.
Mows, mccu every Thwrd night
' Commercial autiuc, betwn olxth nnd ficvrtith
i ni i.Miiwvrn. id lid uii uu
CAIRO EKCAMPKKNT, I. , O. O. V.. mctte
in odd-rtiio-s' Hill on lb lint and third
mrtda In every month, it hair-past sercn.
J.10. II. Oubri.y, C. P
f ..1 . 1 twn.la- pnmnillnl n f In n In
lOT sonic Hall, corner Commercial aTcnue
I 'and Eighth atmt, on the iKond and
uuiia moquy ui eacu inonia.
Parian School.
The next term of (be Parish School of
the Cliuroh ol tbc Ho Icomer will begin on
tlnup In session aitU-en weeks. Under tbo
ame supervision and control a It was
lait term, the School will be conducted In
simitar manner. At the- beginning ol the
term a etas will be formed for tbc study
of Geology. .
Application for admlialon mint be made
either to Mm. 1. A. Taylor, or tbn UecUr.
The price of tuition will be only eight
dollar 'or the term of sixteen week, pay-
CHAIlLKS A. GlLllBKT, Hector.
PIMKMEIIMtLoula Herbert's.
Letter Head.
'fen pound letter heads, largu size, Car
Jlsle paper, rated two cents higher than
any other pajwr Used hi Cairo for print
ing letter heads ordinary composition
only $4 30 per thousand at the Hi'llktin
job office.
aMBalli of Every Description
To the C'itlaen of Cairo.
1 would Inform my many friends, that 1
am still In tbc auction business, and ready
to attend to all tale that may offer. My
long experience In this buslucss need no
comment I, In no experiment on my part,
and partlea entrusting good to my care
need nor be afraid, as I am no "squib" or
novice in tb business.
SpccLl attenllon'Klvcn to rest estate and
outdoor hale, ni I bive never missed mak
ing a tale. I) HaktmaN, Auctioneer.
Corner Sixth striet and Commercial Av.
7- 31-tl
t&TX Rag stock envelopes at the BUL
LETIN office, $3 25 JM.T M.
Uo to Loo la Herbert for P1IAE
NEB. jWXX Amber and White rap stock
envelopes at the Bulletin office, printed,
$3 60 and U 00 per M.
A Fine Mark.
Wn. Eblcrs deire to Inform bli pat
ron and the pu-llc generally, that he haa
now on hand a tarje stock ol French and
German Call, Kip and M locco, and Is pre
pared to manufacture, lor store ami office
wear, the finest of Morocco or C'-dl Skin
Shoe or U'jot-; and for Urmm, draymen
and out doir wear Keneraliy, hi French
Kip stand above anything ever oflcredln
tnls market. Uii Lists arc or the latest
style and he can guarantee a tit and satis
faction to all hi patrons. 9 .1-11
Bo I and no4.
O. Haylhorn fc Co. have Just received
two hundred cases hoots and shoe, which
they ofler at wholesale and retail at pri
ces that defy competition.
Olio hundred thousand feet nssorted
lumber, for sale at panic price for cash
for the next 10 days nt the Wall & Ent
mill. S. McGaiif.y.
8- 2C10t
A !o. I Laundry.
It la now conceded that Mr. Coleman,
the laundress, No. 12 Fourth street, be
tween W tshlngtin & Commercial avenues,
has one of tbc best coducted laundry es
tablishments m the city, aud landlords ol
hotels and boardlug houies will Und It to
their advantage to call upon her.
Her prices are as follow: Hotel and
boarding-house washing, 75 cents per
dozen. Foi piece work prices arc
as follows: Slnglo shirt aud eol
ar, 10c; per doieu 80c; sock 5c; two col
lars, Be: two handkcrchlels, 5c; vests 510c;
and all gentlemen's wear, 80c. per
dozen. Ladles' dresses, 23 to S0c;
sklrta 10 to aoc, drawer 10 to 13c; two
n.ir tm.A , two collars 3 tu lOu. For la
dles' plain clotboi 11 00 per dozen; for la
dles fine clothes, (1 25 per dozcu; dono
dremptly, and promptiv ueuverca. ra
tronage solicited. 8-31-lm
50.000 envelopes, all grades and prices
just received at the Hullktin fob office.
t or le.
A aiivcr nliited No. U WlUou Shuttle Sew
lu Machine, hard (piauo) Unltb, valued at
905. Will be sold at 920 discount, ou good
terms, and ordered dlrectfrom tho factory.
Colored and muntd Maps of the c!ty of
Cuiro at 2 50 each, (ball price).
A No.O VTllieu Shuttle Sewlnj; Machine
valued at )75 Will be sold at 15 discount
und ordered direct Irr m the factory.
A 00 Remington Sewltg Macbiue-0
off for cash. Suitable for tailor or boot aud
boo manufacturer.
At u bargain, and on good terms, u Howe
Hewing Micblne. May be teen at the Com
piny's office, corner Ninth street mid Com
"PIcIum&ciuo America" 4 nuabera
bound in U volumes, full gilt Morocco
price, 140.
A styli "E," "Clougb, Warren ft Co.'"
Parlor Organ, right frost tbo factory at O'
trolt. LUt price, 9800. Will be told far
A new two-bone Gamble wagou.
Vnr anv of tha above trtlcUf . apply at
he bulletin.
CrAll bills for adt crtlslns, an due and pay
able in AnvAsr.a.
Transient advertising will be Inserted attbt
rate of II (0 r square for the first Insertion
and Wtcntu for each tuliteiuent one. A liberal
discount tflll be made oiittjndlng and display
Local notices, IhmIucm or otherwise, villi be
charged ten cents iwr line for the first nnd flvr
centifor each additional Insertion, (counting
flrellaefanduiiirardlia discount will be mode
after third Insertion,
Church, Society, Festival and Snipr notice
will only lie Inv-rtcd an adrertlwments
For Innittlnir Funeral notice l w. Jiolire or
meeting of foclethrt or secret order W cents fur
esch Insertion.
So altertlement Will lie received at Icm llsn
.oral Weather Benort.
Cairo, III., .S'pt.7,Io"v
Uan. I Thk. I Witn.
7 ra.
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tp ni.
THOMAS JO.NK3, tenet. H. S., U. S. A.
A cook man preferred.
Apply at the
tti'LLETix office.
IdTPllicncr Deer at Oconto Latlncr's
Saloon, on Coumerclnl avenue, between
Fifth and Sixth Greets.
On Titeday, .September "th, In St.
l'atrlckV church, by the Kev. Francis II.
Zabel. I). D Patrick McElllgott to Fan
nie lilaud, both of this city.
Atjent for Blot.
Mr. Andrew Lohr has been appointed
the agent in this city of the celebrated
JJlaUbccr. The first shipment will be
received in Cairo this morning.
,V bunch of keys 'J post office keys, 1
night latch and other key. The owner
can have them by calling at tho lk'M.K
tin office and paying W cents; for tills
ftfirWcsi Brothers' celebrated shoe?
can bo had only of O. Hay thorn & Co.
The Delta HtrlnK Band Hop.
The select party given by the Delta
String Hand at Liberal Itcllgiotii hall last
night, vnii attended by a goodly number
of the invited friends of the baud hoys,
aud was much enjoyed by all.
Xutlre-Vertnan Caino.
General meeting this (Wednesday) even-
ng Sept. sin, iBu. as uicrc is very im
portant business ou hand, It is necessary
that all members should be present. By
order of the president.
It. V. BKi.zNF.it, Sec'y.
All was serene hi the Police courts yes
terday, no business or Interest Having
been done in either of them. Judge Bross
spends his spare time In eating "smear
cau1,'' while .ludge Bird amuses himself
bv plavhig "jackstoncs" with Vtarren
Ought to be Looked After.
The sidewalk ou the south side of
Twentv-Flrst street is in a very bad con
dition, and should be looked to by the
authorities. We have been requested on
several different occasions to call atten
tion to the walk, and we did so at ench
request, but as yet nothing toward the
repairing of the walk has been done.
More Than OnrNhare.
Deputy Sheriff .John Sheehan, who re
turned to this city on Monday, after tak
ing the Insane man, Hoppy, to the South
ern Illinois Insane asylum at
Anna, Informs us that there
are now Dctnir ireaicu at ims
. A il.t.
Institution nine demented pcrsous from
Alexander county, which he says is five
more Ihan the county's share, according
to the regulations governing the place.
tjJ'Pllsener Beer at George Lattner'a
Saloon, on Commercial avenue, between
Fifth and Sixth streets
A parly of these roving Individuals
have been loitering abont Cairo lor sev
eral days, the main portion of tho band
making their headquarters ou the levee
aud principal streets where they would
be most likely to "pick up" some one on
u horse trade, while tho women canvassed
the town for tho purpose of making
startling revelations. Business, they
said was not very good, bo they pulled up
stakes und left yesterday mornlug.
The Concert To-morrow Night.
To-morrow (Thursday) night, tho
scholars of the Presbyterian Suuday
school will give a concert and entertain
rucnt In the church, for the purpose of
raising money to purchase a new library
For several weeks those who will tako
part in the event have been in training,
and a very pleasing aim interesting exhi
bition will uo doubt bo given. 1 he pro
zraiutuu will consist of songs, dialogues,
declamations, etc., and u full house
should bo there.
About two o'clock yesterday afternoon,
while Mr. John Claucy was hitching his
pony to the delivery wagon used at his
store, a dog ran under the horses feet and
frlirhtcned tho animal. Mr. Clancy at-
temnted to stop him from running away
but tho horse made a rush, carrying Mr,
Clancy with him. He ran upon tho side
walk, turning the wagon over and throw-
IngMr. Clancy upon the hard board
walk. He was picked up nnd carried
Into tho house, where he was waited upon
by a physician, and his Injuries, which
were slight, attended to. The wagon had
the shafts twisted off, and was otherwise
damaged, whllo the lariK-ss was torn
Into several pieces. Xy
190. flaythorn & Co. show 100
plows new fall prints to-day,
Heel Crnahed.
Albert Fry, a little son of Mr. Alex,
Fr,v, had his heel badly crushed by ntraln
on tho Cairo nnd Vlncennes railroad, just
opposite tho New York Store, last even-
Louis Herbert Is now In dally reception
of fresh oysters. Those who aru lovers
of the bivalve should bear this fact in re
collection. They are received In good
fetyle und sell nipidty.
fsirWe still have more of those $3 oft
liats, which we sell at $1 DO.
Attention, Hibernian
t'lre Company
The annual meeting of the company
will take place this ( Wednesday) evening,
for the purpose of electing officers lor
the ensuing ywir. All members are re
quested to be present. By order of the
company. P. O'l.oroiiLtx,
Urnnd Jurora.
The following named gentlemen com
pose the list of grand jurors:
J. E. MeCrlle, Foreman: George Gllc,
Cliff Hazlcwood, J. U. Itollwing, Dennis
Sullivan, Thomas Porter,.!. W. Stewart,
Samuel Orr, .1. C. Talbot, P. J. Thistle
wood, E. W. Green, L. D. Thomas, It. J.
Cundlff, Win. White, W. M. Williams,
Geo. W. Simmons, Patrick Mockler, J.
C. Smith, James Hyau, J. il. Greely.
JsjrNew goods opened every
O. Haythorn Jt Co.'s
Circuit Court.
About the time the legal gentleman
und hangers around were getting in their
places In the eourt house yesterday
morning, preparatory to the opening of
circuit court, Deputy Sheriff John Calu
made his appearance within the railing,
and satig out: "Oh yes, Oh yes, hear ye,
hear ye, the honorable circuit court of
Alexander county is now adjourned un
til nine o'clock to-morrow morning."
Upon Inquiry we learned that Judge
Baker was absent from the city.
On Monday night an old gentleman
named Michael Lulcn, flfly-thrce years of
age. and blind, arrived in this city ou the
Illinois Central. Yesterday morning
while standing ou Commercial avenue,
his guide left him for a few moments.
The old gentleman became Impatient and
started up the sidewalk, nnd when near
Hennie's foundry, tell, breaking his left
ann and spraining his right ankle. He
was picked up by Officer Brown, and
taken to the hospital. The uulortiiuatc
old gentleman's home i; in New Orleans.
XsSVIl will pay nil close, cash buyers
to examine the new stoek of O. Hay-
thorn & Co.
Another raise Alarm.
We were informed yesterday morning
that an attempt was made by some un
known parties to assassinate a young
man of this city while entering his home
on Monday night. Upon making Inquiry
Into the aflair, we learned that while the
aforesaid young man aud a friend of
rather a sportive nature, were In the
room ol the former, the sportive acntlo
man, wishing to "have a little fun,"
poked his revolver out the window and
discharging it Jumped away exclaiming,
Some one is shooting at us." After the
joke had gone far enough, as he thought,
he told the story ami quieted the appre
hensions of his friend.
Hu Tartaric.
-On last Thursday night the foundry
establishment of Heed & Mann, of this
city, was broken into aud a large lot of
brass and copper, valued at about fifty
dollars, stolen.
Strntton & Bird's commission store,
on the levee, was the second place
"cracked" within the last week in tills
city. On Friday night thieve effected
an entrance into the store of the above
named gentlemen, and succeeded in get
ting away with a lot of cigars and tobac
co, which, we presume, according to the
old adage that stolen lruit is sweeter than
that gained by labor, the thieves are now
enjoying without molestation.
EJf-i'iHener Peer at George; Lattner's
Saloon, on Commercial avenue, between
Fifth and Sixth streets. !(
Thomas Brown, of Unity, is attend
ing Circuit Court.
ludge Marchlldon, of Thebes, Is in
tho city attending Circuit Court.
Samuel McClure, ot East Capo Gi
rardeau, Is in the city on court business.
Mr. Jim Phillis has been contincd to
his bed since Monday morning with bil
lions fever.
County Commissioner Sautiders, of
Unity, is lu Cairo attending a session of
the commissioners.
Michael SUipelton, Matirico Claucy,
and Richard Callahan, three young men
of this city, left Cairo last night on the
steamer Belle Memphis fur Cape Girar
deau, to attend St. Viuccnt'ts College dur
ing the Fall and Winter.
Michael Sheehan, who, since the
starting of the real estate linn of Lynch
& Howley, has been a clerk In that In
stltution, left yesterday afternoon for
Cape Girardeau, whero he will enter St.
Vincent's College.
Miss Fannio Bland aud Mr. I'utrlck
MeElliROt, both of this city, were mar
ried by the Kev. Frank II. Zobel, at St.
Patrick's church, yesterday morning
Tlu i-nrcmonv was witnessed bv a mini
bcr ot tho friends of tho bride and groom
whose sincere wish is that the newlr
wedded couple may live long aud prW-
Mr. Ernest PettU, tho proprietor of
the Chicago cash store, took his depart
ure from Cairo Monday evening on tho
Jim Flsk for Paducah, whero, It is, said,
ho was married to one of the fair ladles
of that nlace on Monday night. His
many friends aud acquaintances will
shake hlra beartllv bv tho hand on his
return with Ills bride.
Look Heret
Call ai the Exueltlor Salo n, on Commer
cial aveuue, between Fifth and Sixth
streets, for Pllsener Beer, Bwltzer cheese,
Holland Herring, Ae.
0.(41 9R0RQK Lattnih, l'rop'r.
The Story of Two Ex-
Convicts from Cairo.
They Tell a Tale of Bru
tal Treatment.
Convicts are Maltreated
and Murdered.
The Innocent and Ir-
norant CommisHlonorn
nnd Warden.
They Know Nothing of the Con
duct of the Deputy and
Vesterday a man about live feet seven
Inches, slight mustachu and gotce, walk
ed Into the Ilui.i.KTiN office holdinga copy
of the St. Louis Keening IUmblknn in his
hand, dated 3d hut. He addressed u
and pointed to an article headed:
KAMOl'S StX'KlIlt I'MsO.V.
NOIS. "I wish to endow all that is in this," he
said, "and add some things McCurty
didn't know."
We looked over the article. It was a
statement made by John C. MeCarty,
convicted of grand larceny in this city In
1872, and sent to Jollet lor three years.
He had jtht got out, six mouths in ad
vance ol time under the good behavior
rule, and thought it his duty to tell what
he knew of the abuses of the Illinois
He says that Williams, who dial in the
penitentiary last January, was showered
by Sleeper, the deputy warden, until ho
was insensible. Ju?t then Hall, dep
uty warden, going into tho room, ordered
lilin to dreii. He could not, when Hall
ordered liiiu dou-ed again, lie was
doii'cd, and died.
thk m'c.uitv cask.
About three mouth betoru tills there
was another murderous outrage commit
ted upon a convict named James F. Me
Carty, of Indiana. He was bathed.
About two hundred pounds of ice were
broken and put Into a tub. Water wa
then poured In, aud the ice stirred until
the water was as cold :i3 ice could make
It. McCurty was stripped, and four ne
groes plunged him into the ice water one
minute, lifted him out a moment, aud
plunged him back a minute and a half.
On belnir inc-il out he fell dead.
THK CASK Ol" WILLIAM Ji:ri'i:l!iO.Y.
William Jefferson was a black man.
He wa sick. Being taken Irom the sick
room to the hospital, he was ordered
to move on. lie icplted that hu was too
sick. The guai d thoreimon struck lilin
on the head with a .-lull and killed him.
was that of Charles Davis, a small, deli
cate man, weighing not over 112 or 115
pounds, with hands not larger than those
of aehild. He was put at hard labor, en
tirely dlsproportioned to III? capacity,
and not being able to perform It, was put
into "Hie hole" three nights hi succes
sion. Those who are put Into the hole
have neither supi cr nor breakfast, din
ner being their solo meal during the 21
hours. Davis was rendered still less
able to do the work assigned from
this treatment, and during the morn
ing after ids third night in the
Hole, became completely exhausted. He
begged hard to be assigned work that he
could do and expressed his willingness to
do everything he could, but declared the
impossibility of his performing the task
assigned him. They paid no heed to his
entreaties, but put liiiu in tho hole again,
strapped a gunny-bag in the manner of a
knapsack to his shoulders, with 12 tire
brick in It and strung his arms up to a
ring-bolt and kept him in that torturing
position for six hours. They then let
him down, took out some of tho bricks
and put in a chunk of Iron weighing 10
pounds and strung him up for four hours
longer. The writhing of the poor vic
tim under tills prolonged torture caused
tho straps to cut through Ids coat, vest
aud shirt and into hi flesh, until he waas
ALL PUirmti WITH IIL001),
and apparently dead. Ho was found In
that condition at thu end ot the four
hours, during which time he had been
left entirely alone. They then cut him
down hi a hurry and took him to tho
hospital. The doctor examined hliu and
said ho could not live, but alter lying
in tho hospital thrcu mouths ho was
able to walk about feebly and do little
ehwres.but was never ablo to labor again,
and probably never will be.
We read all this and said:
"Well, what Is your 11:11110 and slale
luenff" "My name Is James Fort. I was sent
upon the same ehargo with MeCarty
from this city. 1 will make uo statement
,of my Innocence or guilt. I was convicted
on the evidence ot two prominent officers
of the court.
"I had a better ehauco to tlud out tho
rascalities carried 011 lu the prison than
uny other convict, I occupying tho hum-
dry, having charge of tho washing tie -
partmcnt under Mr. Frank Murray. Tho
laundry is divided from the place of pun-
Ishment by a hall about twenty feet long
nnd six feet wide. A door shuts off the
laundry from Iho hall, which Is called
, .11 ...1.1. 1. . ...
Court Solitary. In this court convicts aru 1
pretcndedly tried, beforo torture, by
Judge Hall. I could often see und hear
what was going on In there.
The commissioners and Warden say,
publicly, and from fhu pulpit in tho
ohnpcl, that no convict over struck unless
In self defense, They believe this, no
doubt, because they are very Ignorant of
ihenctunl condition of fho primn, Hall
helngfho managing man, the closer of the
eyes of the board and warden, governor
and people. But the fact Is, convicts are
struck with clubs, punched nnd kicked
every day, by George MoOee, in tho west
wing, aud by young Hall, the Judge's
brother, lu shoo shop seven. Several
others indulge In this clubbing, punching
and kicking cxcrchc.
A few weeks before I left tho prison on
the 17th of August, Deputy Warden Hall
was sick and off duty. C'npt. Sleeper
was n his position. Between ten and
twelve o'clock lu tho day, convict 0157
O'Neal I think Is his name sent from
Chicago lu the month ot July Iat, was
taken Into the Solitary. He was charged
with "talking." Sleeper got to iihuIng
hliu with his tongue considerably. The
convict replied, In ellccf, he was doing
the best he could and could do no better.
Sleeper up with a club and struck him
over the head three or four times. Von
could hear the blows distinctly sixty feet
off. Young Hall hnd charge temporarily
of the Solitary that day. Now comes In
tho Joke of how much tho warden nnd
coiumN-dowr knew about prison mat
ter'. The warden, and Commissioner
Taylor, I think I only aw his back
were coming Irom the warden house
down to the Solitary when this clubbing
business was going on. Sleeper got wind
or their coming, went out and headed oil'
the warden and his companion, and at.
traded their nlteiitlon to another part of
the prison while Hall put the convict hi
what Is called the Hole and wiped up the
blood. Then Capt. Sleeper escorted the
warden aud Ids companion to the Soli
tary, whero all was serene. Tho next
day I got OI57's shirt to wash, and it was
literally soaked with blood.
Convict John Diillle-SlXlS, I think
was working In tho foundry or butt shop.
Complained ol being sick and unable
to work. 1'eported to a doctor. Got a
little medicine, aud was sent back to
work. After beiug lu the shop a shrt
time, complained that he was unable to
do duty. Capt. Hall sent him to the
Solitary. He tvent up to see the doctor
next morning. While he was nt the hos
pital he got a chance to communicate a
few lines to me. He said: "I am siek.
I know 1 cannot live. Hall is killing me
by inches. They persist hi working inc.
and will give mo no treatment. If I
should die, please write or go aud tell
my father about it when you get out."'
Dullle was put back into the Solitary
and kept there four or live days. The
doctor visited him each morning in the
Solitary. Finally he got so bad, he was
holped Irom the Solitary to the hospital,
and died there of pneumonia I think
that Is what the doctor called It on the
10th day of April last. I don't believe
his disease was pneumonia. 1 think it
was a severe attack of Hall, a disease that
has been fatal to many a poor convict.
In the morning alter Dutllc's death, his
stripped clothes were sent down to me tor
washing. In the pocket of the pants I
found a.i undated note addressed to me,
containing tho following :
"Hall's treatment Is klllin": me, 1 will
surely die. Don't fall to see and tell my
father of my fate. Jon.v Ditfik."
When I reached the prNon Mayhow
was Deputy Warden, He put me in the
eonvlet bakery. 1 remained there until
Mayhew was succeeded by Hall. Hall
came to mo and said : '
"1 want you to go over Into tin' War
den's kitchen."
Butler, a negro Irom ('alt o, who killed
old man Price, had charge f U kitchen.
Ho Is a man nobody cancel aloii" with
outside or inside. I told Hall I would
preter to remain where I was; that I was
a baker; ami furthermore that I knew
Butler, and that nobody could get along
with him. Hall replied':
"ou must go where you are told with
out any back talk."
1 went over to the Warden house with
Hull, who took inc down to the kitchen,
aud said to Butler :
"Butler here's a man to help you."
Butler said :
"Don't want him. I know him. Can't
get along with that man."
Hall said:
"Volt don't want to get along."
1 begged to get oft, but Hull was per
emptory nnd I was left with Butler.
Well, matters went ou until one morn
ing something fell witli mo on top. But
ler was the .something. The guard came
along, but 1 knew nothing, and Butler
knew nothing. Several times aflersome
thing fell with mo ou top, and Butler
was always that something; hut neither
would tell, aud I didn't losu my time.
I was driven to tills. Finally I was taken
outand put to carrying water to tho top
gallery. For an old man, wounded
by bayonet and bullet, tho work was too
hard. I complained aud was beaten and
kicked. While hero 1 was pulled ubout,
beaten and kicked almost every day.
Finally I got Into the wash house, aud
had a very good tiino after that. I got
out witli all my good behavior marks,
unit will never be back thero again.
Aud thus Fort van on telling us many
things wo cannot remember.
tSt Special bargains hi Bleached and
Brown Cottons this week, at O. Hay
thorn & Co's.
I'rlvati- Nnle if Henl f'Mutc.
Iwlllsi'll my residence, i-omi'ting of a
convenient house and two lots, with i;d
sUblo, wood-slicd, all In good repair, lo
cated on Twentieth street, ba'weii Wah
nut and Washington. Tlt'o pcrloct-tornis
! c.isr. and will be mudo known upmi applt
cation on tho p cmlse. If not suld In ihirty
1 uny vlll bo rentid to a good tenant,
Oaiho, 111., Sep'. 7th, 187ft.
J ti-s-lni lna. Jambs J ash.
I Kvervhody to knov, that iho place to (jet
1 " .
A smooth shave
A good li!im,'oo,
A fathhuiable huir-vul,
Or anything lu that line,
U 'lit tllO OlUNP OKVriUL llAllllKll
Shop, corner Eighth and Commercial.
jarrilsencr Beer at George Lattner's
Saloon, on Commsrclal aveuue, uoiwceu
Filth nnd Sixth street.
City ftinncll
City council m t Inst night In regular
session. Mayor Inter in fho chair,
Alter the regularordcr of business, flic
council took Into consideration the action
of tho mayor In reference to the dismissal
orhehusterand Whltcanip, and the re
moval of W. M. Williams from tho posi
tion or Chief or Police.
His Honor presented the following :
r.ih it i. ,,-'-io, Sept 7, 1875.
Cul?y. ' c!,y c"""cl1 the city of
UiiNTLr.MKNi-Undcrthe power con
ferred upon me by the charter of the eltv.
I did, on the Kith day or August, remove
from Hit! police force ofthe city the fo.
lowing named policemen, to wit : Fred
erick Whlteamp and F. M. Schuster, and
n rompllancf with the law. report the
l'ilowlngcau.e for removal :
1. Disobeying orders of the Mnvnr.
p-dd" ' ''"k ,"1?,'c', ,i,,c'
:i. Killing do? on owners' premises.
I. Threatening to shoot several wo
men nt dlHoreui times and plare'.
5. For a tyrannical exercl'o ol his ofll
b'ai duties as a policeman.
1. Disobeying orders of the Mavor.
2. Shooting dog tagged, tax Ix lng
.'I. Killing dogs on owners' premises.
1. l'ulking disrespectfully ot the execu
tive. 5. For a tyrannical exercise of hi? offi
cial duties as a policeman.
I have since llieir discharge on thelOth
or July, and their reinstatement by the
council, August Uril, without an investi
gation of the charges, obtained new evi
dence and taken affidavits hi regard to
the above charges aud limit hem eorrect.
which affidavits ami complaints madu I
attach to this roiiimuiileaiiou, and ll'yoiir
iionoraoie uouy is not sail-lieu witli tlieir
truthfulness, and the removal of said
Whltcanip and Sinister, under section one
(!) of the act of the general assembly
concerning the appointment and re
moval of city officer.-, approved aud in
rureeJApril 10th, 1875, that atan early day,
say niter our next regular meeting,
the council convene In session aud inves
tigate into tho above named charges, as
to their truth, appointing one of your
number us chairman.
I would further report that I did, on
tho2lstdayot August, under the same
section of law remove Capt. W. M. Wil
liams, as chief from tho police force
as I found II would bo Impossible for us
to woriv in narmony in our omeiai capac
ities as the Interests of the city demanded.
Mr. Williams bein' of tho same opinion.
Justlllcd mo in the removal, hence it was
I ivould report that I did ou the same
da, August 21st, appoint as special po
licemen to till the vacancies caused by re
moval. Henry Gossman, Andrew Calu,
and .Martin O'.Maley, assigning Henry
Gossman to act as chief of police until
such time as otherwlsu ordered by vour
Honorable body.
The mayor then read the annexed affi
davit :
Henry Winter, whose name Is hereunto
subscribed, belnir duly sworn, deposes
and says : Ho Is mayor ofthe city ol Cai
ro, sworn to do ins duty. !y lerretmir out
a wrong, and correct it. That the charges
preierretiaifauisir . micainp.ami r . .vi,
Sinister, have been In a measure aeknowl
edged by them to mo In private, comet,
and for which I reprimanded them, and
for which with other complaints, and the
utuuavits uied witli my eiiara-, l tiiiuk 1
was Justified In their removal. 1 would
further slate under oath that the charges
prclerred are not madu throuch mallei
tlmt tii-rsonnllv. I havo nlwuvs had tliu
kindest of lVellmrs toward them, but on
account of their actions in their official
duty, I was bound by my oath to remove
tlietii, as 1 deemed tlial inc eay'i ini'-rest
demanded It : hence, thu removal was
made without fear or affection.
Hkniiv Wistkii.
Statu of Illinois, County of Alexander as.
Subscribed and sworn to before iui
this thu 7th day of Sept., A. D., 1S75.
A. Coming, i sr.Ai.. (
Justice ol the Peace.
Thu mutter was then' referred to the
committee of the whole, which will en
ter upou the Investigation to-night.
fi-SrPcople should icniemhor tlmt O.
Haytlnrn it Co. offer the largest, cheap
est and best stock ot shops in Cairo,
Itellcioim-I'ILNF.NKK-.nt I.oula Her
Wood nnd O011I
Wood, SI per cord 50 cents off for
cash. Big Muddy coal by the car load $11
per ton. All goods delivered.
I. W. WllKKLKIl & Co.
Omen and Vaiip. Tenth street, be
tween Commercial aud Washington ave
nues. S-lO-lni.
1.011N iivriicrt Iiiin iii.ni:m:h.
CejJfXX Wood stock envelopes at
Bullutin office. $;i Ob per M.
For three days, lime at low prices,
barrels, by Jno. B. Phillis & Sou.
HrOHdnuy lint.
Go and see the Broadway hat at O.
llaytlioru & Co's.; price $1.50. Can't bo
bought elsewhere for less than $3.50.
Knlrny .loilcc.
Tukell up, by thu subscriber, on tho
eouiilyroad irom Cairo toMound Cfly, two
mules Irom Cairo, on tue imu iwy 01
gui-t, a young cad au 1 red cow ; blase face
Uiiiler bit in rijjlii snti nan fiopo en ii(i ui
hit ear. The owner can ha o them by
ailing attl pa Ing charges,
Ml'MlOK KllWAltPS.
l'or halt-.
A lino Hor.-.c, Bugiry and Harness, all
In good order. Will trade lor good city
property. Call at Alexander County
Bank. 0
lloota nnd Shoe.
O. Haylhorn & Co. have Just rt
celved two hundred cases hoots and shoes,
which they offer at wholesalo and retail
at prices that defy competition.
I'dcc, Elliott A t'o.
We have this day uisucla cd with u in
our business Mr. Henrv Elliott, recently ol
Elliott Hay lioru, and shall continue lo
do a general Hour and Commission busl
,u.s. E C. Pack & "o.,
IIkmiv Eli.ioit.
t'Atiio, 111., Sopt. 1, 1"0. lM-tt
Obstacles to Marriage.
Happy re'lef fur youns.iuen from Hio ef
fect of Errors and A bines In early life.
Manhood restored. Impediment to Mar
riage removed. New method of treat
unnt. New and remarkable remedies.
Hooks ami Clrculsr sont free, In scaled ou
t-clone. Address Howard Atsoolatlon,
410 N. Ninth St., Phlladolhla, Va.-au Imtl.
tutlon having a high rcputalon for honor-
able conduct and professional skill,
Real Estate Colum
Several good Farm, and 3,oon ,crea of
unimproved Land In Alexander jom ty
"Winter's Block" and "Winter's R,w."
A largo number of desirable Residences,
and excellent vacant Lots, suitable for
btidncss hmt.es and residence.
House on Nineteenth street, for $J0, with
privilege of lease.
Winter's Block-Suitable for Hotel, OlU
ces or HdMncss rooms cheap.
Tenement numbered 4, T, 8 and , In
Winter's Row, r. rooms each, for 10 per
No. Hi, (o mcr) Hi M 7 rooms.
Tnat dec! able douliie CottiRe on coiner
of Till teenth nnd Washington.
Fine two story brick on Commercial av
enue, between Tenth and Klcvciilhtrietn,
suitable for Dwelling and Business.
Two houc ou Commercial, below Sixth
sheet, suitable for Huslnos Houses nnd
Diti lllngs.
Ttvo nnll Houses west of Twenty-second
'trcct, near Pine, f I each per month.
Dwelling bouse on Twelfth, near Wal
nut, 0 rooms, for 912 per month.
Business housa on Levee, near ElglitU
street, lor i0 per month.
A number of hots on Levee, aboro
Twelfth street, outside lire limits. Ali-o
u large number of other Lots In different
Lsiidn, In traeti to suit, n-ar Cairo.
fori I.lt.
Steamer Jim Flsk, Paducah.
" Mary Houston, New Orleai.
" Julia, Vleksburg.
" Bon Accord, St. Louis.
City Chester. St. Louis.
Steamer Jim Fisk, Paducah.
" Mary Houston, Bank.
" Julia. St. Louis.
" Bon Accord, Tcnu. Illvcr.
" City Cheater, Memphis.
-The river hist evening was 11 feet 0
3-5 Inches on the guagc, having fallen 3
Inches during tho previous 21 hours.
There is hut 8 feet of water at Osceola,
an-1 fuur feet 0 Inches to Evansvllle.
The weather continues clear aud hot.
Business dull.
The h'ekert's new chimneys arc beau
The Arkansas Belle will be tho
packet this evening for Evansvllle.
Capt. Morgan Smith, of Louisville.
will be here to-day to take another look
at the Bannock CI y and may buy her.
The Mary Houston lays up at thla
port on account of low water. She sent
her people forward by rail and her freight;
by the Idlewlld.
The little tow-boat James Reese, Jr.,
sunk at Grand Tower night before last:
lu six feet of water. The Eekert left last;
night to raise her.
M'ah Dbfautmbsi , Uivbp tUronT,
isvpt. , una.
LOwwxTBn. C"A:0
ft, 1 nt. rr. i.v.
u 7 - r
1 0 n - v
l 1 ;
1 1 0 0 u
.1 1-! I I X I
vuuiiurK. .
lj)uivlle ,
Nuilivllle ..
M. Uml .
IlnlNl II11UI Hula!
Do you wnut a good hat, a cheap hat.
a light hat, a fashionable hat? Do yon
want a handsome hat, a nice-fitting hat,
a cool hat, or a warm hat; a fur, silk
cloth, wool, cotton or straw hat? Then,
go to O. Huythoni & Co's, 101 Commer
cial Avenue.
Important to nil In Need of Kcbool
Just received at Haiuion's Bookstore,
a large and full supply of School Books,
Blank Books, Pens, Ink, Slates, Pencils.
Ac. In fact, everything used 111 Cairo
schools. Prices have been marked down
lower than ever before. You will savo
money by buying at Hauuou's old es
tnblished bookstore. 0-5-3t.
SSf Pllsener Beer fresh ami cool, tho
llnest beer ever drunk, at Chas. Schoen
mover's, corner Tenth street and Wash
ington avenue.
100 Imrrvla cliulrtt l.lnso I
low dnwu Hirurea. nt .
t'llll.l l" I'W.
I.ime, Lime.
100 barrels of lime, best quality, for ealo
at low-down figures at Jno. B. Phillis fe
Go lo Charles Schoenineycr's for fresh
Pllsener Beer. y-
Wo havo received another Job lot off
Hats,whleh wo offer to-day at less than
half their value. U. Haythohm ft Co.
Lime at lowest prices at Jno. B. Phlllits
& Son's. '
ar Fresh and cool Pllsener even-day
at Charles Sehoenmeyer's. "
P1LSENEH nt Louis Herbert's.
Private OaMnatntieriMan, Ae.
Prof. Joseph Frlck will give private
lessons In German, Book-keplf, etc
on tho most reasonable terns Particu
lars way bo obtained by appMatdloa to
tho Professor, at his reeWence, or
through the post-office. -7-t

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