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JilliO BUSINESS HOUSES.
olp. Any business firm can have three line
pare, In thin column under niiroprlntc heading
sitheratc of ni.wi per mnmnor sjix per year
payauie quarterly in auvauc.
Hardware, ( and Tin Ware.
A. IIAI.I.KY Denier in Moves, Tin and Han
Warn, Garten and I'lnwrii' Implement, Wii
joods. Ki'friiferntnrii. I 'u rtifH snd Ijiddcr
II i ( Mnmi rciHl Avenue. liiittcriiiK, end Job
Work done n short notice.
t ; M,.i : II t v 1 1.. i i ...ni ,..
lJ-r. flooring, ceiling, siding ari-1 turfo-ed
liimlier, lath and shingles, odico inn! yard
ronier 1 wentieth street and Washington avenue
LANCASTER A KICK .Dealer in Kiuh.
doors, blinds, etc., hurl and soft liirnlrrr and
hlngles. 1 ar.i mill oltiue, Commercial avenue,
-oriii-r inn iiwii
D. HAKTM AN toiler In Uuccnnwnre. Tov.
I snips and all kinds ri lanry articW. Conimer-
? al avenue, corner ''III street.
WILLIAM WINTI.U-Sltli street U-tWecn
,oiiimcrcial avenue anl Washington avenue.
t lot Inn a anl Merchant rallariii-r
JOHN AM RIM -Merchant Tailor anl dialer
In Hia.iT Made Clothing. Ohio Ixvce.
It I KMnl Afrenfletj.
M. .1. HOWLEY-llntl Estate Agent. Ruys
hint tells real estate, collect rent, l.ayi taxes
lor non-reident etc. .omtnerciai avenue, be
tween Ninth and Tenth streets.
ILLINOIS CENTRAL R. R.
St. Louis & Chicago
The only Road Running Two
Daily Trams from Cairo,
Train Leave Cairo
2 '20 p.m. Kat Express, arriving in St.
Louis K.V) p. m.; Chicago, T;;to, a.m.
2 20 p.m. CINCINNATI & LOUI3
V1LLE FAST LINK
Arriving In Cincinnati K:'iO, a in.; Louis
ville, f:i, am ; :ndUnapoii-, 4.I. a.m.;
I'uhM ngtra by tbM train arrive at above
OF AXY OTHER EOUTE.
1 ..' p. tu. 1-.nt Mail with sleeper attach
id. Tor hT. Lolls an 'I CHICAGO,
Mriiiu; In St. Ixiul at U:-to a.m. '.'hi
i K'ii nt L.'i'l p.m. Connecting at Odin
or Lilingharo Ivr Cin .-innati, Louisville
tn 1 Indianapolis.
FAST TIME EAST
I'a-seners I'V thi lint' ro through to
tli Lft Without any delay rauw d ly
s-AlTKltAY AKTLIINOON TRAIN
lliiiM AII'.O ARRIVES IN NEW
KK MONDAY MOUSING
AT 10 -v...
26 HOURS IN ADVANCE
OF ANY OTI1KK HOLTE.
Advertisement of coiiipetir.f line that
the y in ike better time than this one, are
ure Issued either through ignorance or a
desire tu mislead the public.
For through ticket an'l information,
spply at Illinois Ccutral H. It. iJepot, Cairo.
ihA'5s Mi una at Ciito;
..i ! , m.
1 l". a.m.
Ocn'l Soutbtrn Agt.
L II. .1oxr. Tick.-t Airt.
I'or artistic Pliotojrr.ipin at a mink-rate
-o-i cull at (J i.-tave NVct.tll e t.alk-rr.
iiii ii K '. ii:o a'. St. Lot is j:. n. 1
Caiuo. May 1st, -77.
On uii'l :.i'. r to-day, all frt-igbt will bo
r i ( ived iii.il deliv-r d at the l,t-w depot,
mi Olilo levtf. 1'a-Kiigtr traina viil
b-avc t. ('liarles hotel as heretolure.
lW V. II. Matl iliLAM, A'tlit.
IIoIIohii) ' I'illt and Oliilmeiil.
Scrofula mi considered lncurablo until
be treat discovery of llolloway's Till
and O liient" llafbcd Upon tbe world.
1umh- ubich Lallled the t-kill of the
uieilical acliooln, readily yield to tlieiepeer
ie reiuediea. .-cury, erjhipelaH, valt
rbeuin, itcb, and all cutaneous eruptions
are curable by then). Twenty-tive cents
per box or pot.
Ii.t.lv Itn.'l lo ouli lueu llulii
lilie ortH-u of crrora ami almscs iuj
'ft cariv lite. Mai,bool Ut-ntoreil. lm-Q
jj rj A-liiiii-iita to iiiurriae removed.
J .New n .ethod of treatment New
J J uiul remai kalile remrdlrs. Iinoks JT
- . . ...1 ; . , iruu in 4 LJ
'"5 envelua. Adderaa Hoahi As-
W o iaiioS. tl'J N. Nirilh a'. I'hila
I del), his. I'iu An institution huv-
ttluiKa liiuh rrpuiatiou lor honor- "
aide couduct and j'rolsional '
To all who arc uik-rin; from the
trrors and indki.retions of youth, ner
vous weakness, tarly decay, loss of man
hood, etc., I will send a recipe that w ill
cure you, free of charge. This great
cuicdy was discovered by a missionary
in South America. Send a self-addressed
envelope to the IteV. Joeph T.
Ininiui, Station I). Dible House, Xew
Mrs. Spears has removed her place ot
business from Seventh street to Com
mercial avenue, No. lis, in Winter's
block, where she will be pleased to wel
come her old customers and new ones.
She has a line assortment of new goods
liom New Vork, consisting oi ladies hats
of all pat tee hi, flowers, leathers and all
kinds of -'KMila iu the millinery line.
Ladies w ilf uo well to call and examine
belore buying elsewhere. She will bo
pleased t fchow goods at all times. Hats
bleached and trimmed to order; coloring
Mack or brown 4-22-lm
r w, t". Jorelyn
Has itceived a
large assortment ot artificial teeth, and is
prepared to supply nil of lus patrons.
All branches ot dentistry pcrtormed in
the most durable manner. Call at once.
OlUce lilghth street between Washing
ton and Commercial avenues, Cairo, Illinois.
I I T lit knluht efthe almve nrlet meet
Im-bbJI at their hall the llitt and third Munday
In encii month. Commercial avenue, '1 doot
koliui or Ittth street, at H p m.
Joan l. iloLMit, O. U. M
ASCALOTf LODGE, NO. 61
Knifrht of Pythian, merU tTerr Tri-
niabt at ball-MAl Mvao. la Odd-
At.F.XANDBB LOIMJK. NO. 224.
(T IndeTiendent OrdiT of Old-Eel-
jt lows. murUi every 'ThuraUy nlxht
at hall-Mut aeven. In their bail on
Jomrucrcial avenue. Iietween hith and Heventh
treeta Will K. IIahsimb, N. O
MAIIW) ENCAMPMENT, I. O. O. r.,tiiU
Vin Odd-rellow' Hall o the first and third
I m-adajr in every mouth, at half-past seven
A. Comxos, C P
X cairo LonoK. No.-rn.A.r. y a. m.
-V Hold remilar communicationi in Ua-
yvVT ionic Hull, comer Commercial arena
' 'and 1- iKlilh lm.-t, on the second and
'mirth Monday of each month.
ntTi: or adtkrim.ki.
t-All bills for advertising", are due and pay
able ix ADVAHca
Transient advertising will be insertcl at the
rate of II iiers'ioare forth firet ins-rlion
ami tfJ ocnts for ech subsequent one A liberal
discount will lie made on standing and displ
For inserting Funeral notice tl Notice of
mectinx of societies or secret orders 50 ecnU for
Cburcb, Society, Fwtival and Supper notices
will only be inserted as advertisements
Ko advertisement will be received at less than
SO cents, and no advertisement will be inserted
for less than three dollars per month
LOCAL Bt MWEftS SOU EH
Of one square (H lines space) or more, in
serted in the l'l'LLKTiN as follows : (ls
than one pfjuare counted as a quare.)
One insertion per square $ 50
Two insertions per square 73
Three insertions per square 1 0J
Six insertions per square 1 75
Two weeks per square - 2 50
One month per square- 3 50
Special rates made on large advertise
ments or for longer time,
Loral Weevtlier Kepori
CaiJto. III., May
Hah. J Tun, I Wmo.
11 :ll '
.I-' 4 I
i."w I - 7 i
eerseant. PliTLal Bervlce. V. S. A.
THE COMING SHOW.
AT TURNER HALL,
Two Days. May 8th & 9th, 77-
From one to live p.m., each after
noon. F1VK DISTINCT CLASSES,
Entrance lee twenty-live cents which ad
mits parent, or nurse and child.
Class A, babes under C months.
''," 1 years.
" I, ' " 3
" E Twins.
Every arrangement l.as been made
by the manager for .ho romlort ot the
children and i.urses. Enter your child
ren immediately, as the more entered
the more valuable the premiums as all
the proceeds will be used in the pre
miums, w hich w ill be children' buggies
Entree li.-t now open at D. HartmanV,
corner Sixth street and Commercial
Tor further particulars, see circulars.
Hay Ilrink ! Nay Drink !
At the Thalia Saloon, opposite the
Bulletin office. Ct.
A house on Division street, between
Washington avenue and Walnut street.
Apply to W. II. Smith.
Horse, buggy, harness, and a complete
outfit for the same. The horse, live
years old, buggy and harness nearly
new, all lor one hundred and fifty dollars.
Apply to N. W. Hacker, 70 Ohio leyee.
Mrs. Scantland lus just opened a new
6toek of millinery goods on Seventh
street back of Messrs. Greer & White's
store. Bleaching and repairing done in
the latest styles. Please give me a call.
Xo trouble to show goods. 4-19-2t
Dyer and cleaner of ladies' and gentle
mens' garments, No. 30 Eighth street,
Cairo. Gentlemens' hats dyed and
cleaned and blocked In the latest style.
Chemical soap on hand, warranted to.
remove impurities from all labrles with
out Injury to the material. lm.
It is now conceded that Mrs. Coleman,
the laundress, No. 13 Fourth street, be
tween Washington and Commercial aye
aues, has one of the best conducted latin
iry establishments In the city, and laud
.ords of hotels and boarding houses will
3nd it to their advantage to call upon
Pifture and Brarkeia.
E, C. Ford has removed his Variety
Bracket store to Washington avenue
near Tenth street. He has opened a
large stock of brackets, shelves, frames,
(hromos, picture cord and tassels, cur
tain tassels, fancy nails, hat racks, etc.
Picture lraming made a speciality
Chromos mounted in the cheapest and
best style, lm
The premises lately occupied by Mr.
John Foggitt, at the loot ol Seventh
street. The house is in excellent condit
ion and will be found very convenient
and desirable. Apply at the office of
Cairo and Viucennes railaord, to ltoswell
TIILUSDAY. MAY 3, lb77.
L001L POCEri PIECII.
Th baby how.
Next Tuesday and Wednesday.
Prof. Cooke is coming.
The baby show is 'epidemic."
l'rof. Cooke to-morrow night.
The earlier varieties of flowers are
Growing vegetation looks healthy
Go to the sociable at Dr
Sheriff Saup is still busy collecting
continues brisk ou the
The K. M. K. C.'s will da ice next
The streets of the city are in a toler
able fair condition. a
Deputy Sheriff Hodges has returned
from the country.
Mr. A. B. Safford and wife kit yes
terday afternoon for Chicago.
Judge Bross expresses bis intention
ol resigning tha ofDaa of county judge.
Sheriff aaup and Judge Bross are
busy receiving taxs at the collector's
Up to the present time oi writing there
has been a half dozen attempts to rain.
but always a failure.
A. S. Taylor, a dry goods merchant
ol Blandyille, was at Herbert's yester
Crown thy Lead in glory'with one of
atetson's Philadelphia bat. t t
Farubaker & Haas. tf
The entertainment to be given by
rrol. Cooke will take place Friday and
Saturday evenings of this week.
The Episcopal sociable at the resi
dence of Mrs. C. W. Dunning this even
ing will doubtless be well attended bv
friends ol the church.
-So far there has been over thirty en-
tries to the baby show. From this we
udge it w ill be a success. Eutry tickets
can be procured at llartman's store.
Bock beer day was not very cxtcn.
siyely observed yesterday. We noticed
only a lew patriots at the different sa
loons. After Saturday night the entries to
the baby show w ill be dosed. This is
done so that the managers cm arrange
Mr. Lee Bolcourt and sister. Emma,
1 Louisville, are visiting at the resi
denceol their uncle, Mr. Perry Powers
in this city.
Judge Marchlldon, ol Thebes, is in
the city on business. Judge Marchildon
is one of the substantial men of the
A negro who attempted to rob Aunt
Belle on the levee Tuesday evening, re
ceived a free lecture and had a narrow
escape from the ofllcers.
Messrs. J. B. Kelley and E. II. Eg
new have entered into 'a copartnership as
commission merchants. The firm will be
known s J. B. Kelley & Co., with their
office at the St. Charles hotel.
The employes of the wharf boat had
a lively time yesterday morning with a
dozen or more rats that were secreted in
an old stove. The stove was brought
out on the guards and the rats stired up.
Two dogs who took an interest in the
affair saved the rats Irom a watery grave.
An attempt to outrage a respectable
negro woman at a shoe shop on Commer
t i tl avenue yesterday alternoon by a shoe
maker and an idle butcher, created quite
an uproar. The shrieks of the poor victim
drew a crowd, among whom was her
husband, which compelled them to re
lease her. We understand that the par
ties w ill be arrested.
Ben Lynch Is a gentleman of no
particular profession. On some occa
sions he is a hotel runner, and on others
a pugilist. Tuesday alternoon Ben was
on the war path, and in one
of the down town saloons had
occasion for several rows. He bounced
a carpenter and two painters, without
serious injury to either. One ot the
painters returned with a revolver to
"blow Ben's brains out," but Ben did
not put in an appearance.
The "cane brigade" are all in a flut
ter about the severe criticism that
has been poured upon their heads
for the past few days by citizens as well
as by the press. Tuesday evening they
were gathered in groups of six and eight
at the different loafing places in the citv.
Some are in lavor ol promenading Sunday
with "rear artillery," and some with re.
pealing the same performance ot last
Sunday, while the more advanced and
conscientious are in lavor of disbanding.
Officer John Cain had an ugly cus
tomer yesterday alternoon in the person
of Kate Williams. Kate was having her
shoes mended at Daniel Hehl's shop, and
for some reason "borrowed" Hehl's peg
draper. In trying to recover it from
her, Held was subjected to an amount ot
abuse which caused him to call an offi
cer. Kate met the court yesterday alter
noon and was bowed below, not having
the money demanded by the judge to
pay the Hue.
The sociable at Mrs. C. W. Dub
nlng's on Thursday evening, promises to
be one ot the p'casautest affairs ot the
seasuu. Coffee and sandwiches, Chi
cago ico cream and cake, furnished by
such a committee as the one in charge,
are sufficient incentives for a large at
tendance, In addition to the very nice
refreshments, . there will be some
excellent musla furnished by Miss
Pitcher and Mr. Howe, Mrs. William
W inter, Mr. W , II. Morris, and otheri,
and a select reading by the Key. Mr.
Dillon-Lee. A cordial invitation is ex
tended to all the friends ot tho church.
Eight o'clock is the hour. Admission
twenty-flve cents. 2t,
May Drlnkl! May Drink I
At tha Thalia Saloon, oppoiil ths Bulls
U offlcs. v,t.
Mrs. W. P. Ilalllday left lor Chicago
yesterday afternoon, nd will sail for
Europe from New York on Wednesday
next, on the steamship Scythii, of the
Cunard line. She expects to be absent
twelve months, during which period
ho will visit London, Paris, Pome
Florence, Vienna, Berlin, and other
places ol note on the continent. She
takes tho tour lor her health, and tho
good wishes of all ; her friends will go
with her. She was accompanied as far as
Chicago by Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Safford,
and her husband, Capt. Hallidy, will
join her in Chicago on Saturday.
Arrivals at the Planter's house yes
terday were Geo. W. Blacktnore, New
Vork ; C. T. Carter, Kentucky ; B. F.
Beazley, New York ; L. E. Hullisto, St.
Louis; ILL. Murray, St. Louis; D. B.
Binknell, Philadelphia; Tm. Kobinson,
Philadelphia ; C. A. Lord, Metropolis ;
N. W. Gammed. Chicago ; W. p. Eisen
mayn, St. Louis ; J. II. Kirkhatn, St.
Ixmis ; M. P. Fills, St. Louis ;
Henry Grundee, James Webb, Colum
bus, Ky.;J. W. Walker, St. Louis; D.
C-Bradley, Viucennes; L. Newton and
wife, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Land, Metrop
olis ; J. '.V. Givens and wile, Providence;
II. G. Kinkaed and wile, Kentucky ;
Capt. tv. Perkins. A. J. Perkins. -I-
enna ; W. T. Davis, KurnsI Je : J. II.
Lynch, Chicago; N. Wakelord, Union
May Drink! May Drink t
At the Thalia Saloon, opposite the
Bulletin office. ct.
The latest styles oi spring, s'in hats
at A. Marx. w
Fine fashionable cassimcre suits, at
112,50, at Farnbaker & Haas'. If
A. Marx sells centennial cains at 25
Pa, did you hear the new ? The best
castirnere pants in the city ore sold now
at live dollars at Farnbaker & Haas'. If
The finest stock of furnishing goods
ever brought to Cairo at A. Marx, lw
Summer is upon us, and the reliable
clothiers, Farnbaker & Haas, are selling
the best (unequaled by tailors) wbito
vests from f 1.50 to $5. It
The finest navy flanel suits In the
city at A. Marx, at only $13 50. lw
A large line ol white vests at A.
Marx. l w
A. Marx, the popular clothier has
gone East to purchase a complete new
6tock ol goods. The goods damaged by
fire at his old stand are being closed out
rapidly at Very low figures. 4-21 1 w.
The strawberry festival to be given
by the ladies ot the Episcopal church,
will be held on Friday evening, May
11th, instead ol May 10th. Look out for
a good time.
llefrigcrators.the very best, at A.
Halley's, 113 Commercial avsnue. Also,
stoves and tinware, toilet ware, table snd
pocket cutlery, gardeu and larmers' Im
plements, plows, corn planters and sheii-
ers, sulkey rakes, and a general stock ol
stoves, tin and hardware, flower stauds,
both wire and wood, flower trailers, dif
ferent styles, hanging ba-kets ot all
kinds; the largest variety ot bird cages
in the city and will be sold very low at
A. Halley's, 113 Commercial avenue.
.May Drink! Hay Drink!
t the Thalia Saloon, opposite the
Bulletin olliic. ct.
The next regular monthly meeting of
the Cairo tax payers' association will be
held in the office of 'J. 1J. Woodward's
novelty iron store, on Friday t v ning.
May 4th. Hour ol meeting 7:30 o'clock.
A full attendance of the members Is
specially desirable. M. B. Hakkki.l,
I'lHnoa anil Org an
Mr. C. llobbins will continue to make
Cairo his headquarters, offering the tol-
lowing splendid pianos lower than ever.
Viz: "Valley Gem," '-Decker, Bros.,"
BloomlieldA Otis," "Hallet, Davis &.
Co.," and "Narveson & Son." Ako most
any make of organs. His busbies place
alter May 5th will be northwest corner
S.xth and Levee streets.
Crossing- the Desert
Is generally an cventtul episode in life;
whetuer it be as pilgr'm to worship the
prophet's shrine at Mecca, or as a part of
a caravan ot merchants. Tha dangers of
the destructive simoon, attacks ol preda
tory robbers and the agony of dying
lrom thirst are dissipated on reaching
one of those gardens ot the desert, an
oas s. Partaking- of that which recuner-
ates, they meet their future difficulties
with recruited strength and reuewed en
ergies. So with modern life, dangers
from disease threaten ull humanity, but
it we make use oi a remedy which allevi
ates accutc attacks of sickness, thus pre-
venting their becoming chronic, we shall
realize that necessary and refreshment In
traveling lile's desert which has been dis
covered in the Home Stomach Bittf.rs.
Ttie Wise Course in liueiiuialiaiu.
Rheumatic patients who have been iu
duoed to submit to depletion by blood
letting, or to take catechuru and other
drugs ol an equally pernicious character.
will consult their well-being by abandon
ing such insane procedure, and using as
a substitute Hostetter's Stomach Bitters,
which will iulallibly afford theru the
much desired relief, and is absolutely
sate. This benign vegetable depurent
cools the blood by expelling from it the
inllammatory elements which give rise to
maladies of a rhematlc and gouty type,
and rectifies disordered conditions ol the
stomach, nervous system and bowels
which .usually accompany them. As
rheumatism has a tendency to attack the
heart, the desirability ol an early resort
to the Kilters is obvious, since the danger
Is Increased by every moment of delay.
Caiiiinainlrallans, Pel Mian, au Mia.
Gathersd from tht Prootedlnpby a "Bulle
The following items are gathered lrom
tho council proceedings ol Tuesday
evening. Councilman Wood presented
the loliowing :
i. c. n. r, communication.
To the honorable Mayor and City Council
of the City of Cairo:
The Illinois Central railroad company
would respectfully call the attention of
tho honorable Mayor and city council to
the decision rccently'liled In the case ol
the people, ate., vs. Illinois Central rail.
road company, whereby it will become
necessary to tear down tho yellow ware
house and elevator, and to take
np the mile switch, and
remove the car hoist and
transfer outside of the city limits. At
tention is also called to the fact that said
decree absolutely enjoins this company
lrom loading or unloading any cars be
tween Fourth and Fourteenth streets and
between Eighteenth and Forty-second
streets; whereby tho mills, manufacto
ries and warehouses above Eighteenth
street will be deprived of great accom-
medations and conveniences now exist
ing, and this company trreatly damaged.
It has been suggested that it the leyee
street above Eighteenth street could be
vacated and devoted to railroad uses, the
damage and injury to the business of the
city,and;to Individuals and to the railroad
company could be averted.
You are therefore respectfully request-
led to appoint a committee to confer
with this company and with tho attor
neys for the peopie In the above case,
which committee may ascertain whether
any judicious settlement of the difficul
ties caused by said decree can be made.
Illinois Central R. 11. Co.
On motion of Alderman Wood the
loliowing resolution was concurred in :
1U solved, That a committeo of three
members ol the city council be appointed
by the mayor, whose duty it shall lw to
confer with the Illinois Central
railroad company, and with
the attorneys lor the neoole
in the ease in which the decree has been
entered as reierred to in the communica
tion betore the council lrom said railroad
company, with a view to some arrange
ment to uroieci me interest; ol the peo
ple ot the city.
Aldermen Wood, llalliday and Patier
were appointed as a committee to confer
with the railroad company.
TUE TAXPAYERS' ASSOCIATION.
The loliowing communication was re
ceived from the tax payers association:
Cairo, 111., April 10, 1S77.
To the honorable Mayor aad City Council of
tbe City of Cairo :
At a meeting of the Cairo taxpayers'
association, held March ICth, 1677, the
following resolutions were adopted:
Wicreas, The salary of the city clerk
was lixed at Its present amount (ji'JOO
per annum and fees) upon
the understanding that tho ollke
was to be kept open at the council cham
ber, and his attendance there Is no longer
required, and he is permitted to give at
teution to other business, and to transact
nis oniciai business at his private olll.-e ;
Resolved, That tho subject of a reduc
tion of the salary ol the city clerk be
orougnt to the notice ol the city council,
and that it be recommeneleu to said coun
cil to reduce the said salary to $500 per
annum and present fees.
HaolreJ, That the secretary be and Is
hereby instructed to iuruish a copy of
this resolution to the city council.
B. F. Blake, Secretary.
The ordinance committee to whom
the above was reierred, reported that as
tho reduction of salary could not apply
to the present Incumbent, it should lay
over for such luture consideration as the
council may see lit. to take thereon.
E. F. Davis, Peter Neff and Io.
Klebarethe bondsmen of Mayor Win
ter in the sum of $3,000.
CITY TREASURER'S UOND.
The official bond ol City Treasurer
Parker, with Fredolino Bross, Peter
Neff, William Kluge, William Wolfe,
John McNulty, C. M. Osterloh, John
Gates, B. K. Livingston, II. Wells and
Patrick Fitzgerald, sureties, was ap
proved. TO INCREASE TUE EOLICK FORCE.
The resolution ot Alderman Patier to
Increase the police lorce to seven men.
Including the chiul, was reierred to the
committee on police and jail.
MRS. GAFFNEY'S PETITION.
The finance committee, to whom w as
referred the petition ot Mrs. Gaffney,
praying the relunding ol license money,
was reported back with the recommenda
tion that It should not be granted.
PETITION EOK A CROSSING.
The petition el Win. K. Hawkins,
Henry Dunker, Mrs. G. A. Christman,
P. McMenemee and F. Bemis to con
struct crossing on the northwest side
ol Twenty-third street and Holbrook
avenue, was granted by the council
A Few luetiona From an Indlfnant
Nplritnwllat for III in to Aunwer.
Editor Cairo Bi llstin: ,
I see by tho accounts in your paper
aud glaring posters on every wall
iii the city, that one Prot. Cooke is to
occupy the atheneuin on Friday aud
Saturday evenings, for the purpose of
exposing spiritualism. Now, 1 have a
few questions for liim or his agents to
answer, concearning his brassy declara
tions, tor I consider them such, w hen he
says he can duplicate and explain all the
phenomena produced by uoted inediams,
especially the materializations by Robert
Dale Owen, Prof. Crookes, aud other
well known scientists.
First Will he perform the tests, that
usually take plaee in the presence of Dr.
Slade, or Cuss. Foster, f uch as the lnde
peudent writing upon a slate, the inde
pendent movement of objects, and would
be give answers t,o, questions, written
upon alips of paper and folded Into pel
lets, at the Utter named medium doe ?
Second-Will ,,e materialize far ami
forms, the same as Mrs. lUImes of Phd-
ftdclphla, or Mott of Memphis, Missouri,
Mr. Miller ol Memphis, Tennessee, or
Bartran ot Chicago does ?
ihlrd-Wlllhe allow me to lie him
with my own ropes, and as I see flt to
tie him, not in the cabinet, but on the
open stage? I have otten tied mediums
in my own room, where I know there
was no collusion or chance to per retrain
trickery, and m to handcuff's, what if I
should bring a pair ot the new govern
ment cuff's as are wed upon our criml.
nals does ho claim to give manifesta
tions there f
Fourth 1 consider this man cither a
medium or an imposter, who is trying
do decleve an over credulous people. I
will be on ban 1 on Friday evening, and
all 1 ask is permission to be one of the
committee, and use my own ropes, and
lastcn him with my own hand cuffs, and
u will not take mo long to demonstrate
my assertions, and 6top his cry "expos
A True Sitritualist.
Tobarro anil Ciicrr.
MerehanU.grocers, and saloon-keepers
Bhould not torget that Messrs. Corlis A
Rankin, proprietors ol the Prairie State
Tobacco Factory at Metropolis, have
opened an establishment at the corner
ofSixtn street and Ohio levee In tins
city where they wii. do a wholesales and
retail business In the tobacco and cigar
line. They have on hand the largest
and most complete stock ot
obacco and cigars ever opened
in Cairo, and are prepared to
supply the wants of the trade at the
lowest living prices. Dealers are In
vited to call and examine their stock.
The Sew Tow n Hall at Aj er.
This elegant structure Is now complete.
In beauty of design it surpasses anything
of its kind in the state. Constructed of
brick and dark marble it is as perma
nent as it is charming. Tho English
architects have adorned it in subdued
colors, which please without tiring the
eye. Dr. J. C. Ayer built and gave It to
the town !n acknow ledgment of the dls
Unction they conferred upon liim in tak
ing his name. Although it is a gener
ous gift, still the hearty good wishes of
a w hole people are of greater value, and
the generous donor has doubtless secured
thctn. Orolun Miss.) Juurnal. lm
rJEl'OUT of the condition of the f ity Na
il tional Rank, at Ciiro, in the tute of 1)1 i
noli, at the close of busiuers, April 11, is;;
Ixiana and discounts (IM.Ojo O i
i. . . itonns ui secure circulation. . .. hi.ikio
l. S. Uonds on hand ,f ;:.vi ii
oiner stocks, Im,ikI und montages... i
uue lrom approved rt-
erve afrents t (-T.1H Tu
Uue from oilier National
Hanks .. 17, yd 47
Due from State banks and
bankers ,7S Si
Real e-tate, furniture and fixtures....
I iirivnt expeiiM-s and taxes paid
Checks aud other ca,-h
items a 1,-iVl
Hills of other banks.. i.ioif)
Fractional currency, in
cluding nickels fl,r.s 75
Siwie (inrludinK KoM
treu-mry certificates) 11,1.9.147
Legal-tender notes .'aj.ono ew
Redemption fund with L S. trea.Mi-
rer (.j s-rcent. ol circulation) 2, .'.50 00
mi- mmi u ti-ea.-urer, other than
5 per cent, redemption fund ii,W oo
,. .tl'X'.HHI 01
.... i!"'.ci.l 'SI
Capital stock paid in
.UIIIIUM lllllll , ,
Naiiuual luuk uutes outntauding
I li.'iil.tn.ld .......... I Mil u
Individual deposits sub
ject to check tUU.MS S
1 lie to oilier -National
i.1,770 Jt;.'. .vcj 10
Due to -tale banks aiel
Total S'Kt.tw lis
Sluie of Illinois, County of Alexander ' s.
I. A. 11. SMll.,rtl I ..In., j.t' ll, il...u
mill, cd bank, do solemnly swear that the ubove
stati-iiii-iit is true to the lie.t of my knowledge
and belief. A, it. SAIFDUU. Cu-liur.
Subscribed und aworn to lM-fn tin. rti i - -lih
day of April. 177. II. H CANDLE,
W. I'. H W.I.IDAT. )
R. II e cnninc;ham. 5
ti. 1). Wil.l.lAMMJN. S
Q. HARRISON LEACH, M. D.
Eepecial attention given to Homeopathic
treatment of surgical diseases, all chronic
diseases and diseases ot women and chil
dren. Ollice ou Commercial avenue near
-Ninta street. CAIRO. ILL.
W. H. MARE AN, M. D
Dr. lirifiliani' s Successor )
Offloo 136 Co mmorcial Ave.
2-1-1 m Cairo, Illinois.
Special attention Riven to the treattnen '
Chronic Di.eaact aud diseases .peculiar, u
E. F. Huukel's Bitter Wine of Iron
bas never been known to fail in tha cure ol
weakness, attended with symptoms; indis
position to exertion, loss of memory, dilli
culty of breathing, general weakness, horror
of disease, weak, nervous trembling, dread
ful horror of death, night sweats, cold feet.
weakness, dimness ol vision, languor, uni
versal lassitude ol the muscular system,
enormous appetite witn dyspeptic symp
toms, hot hands, flashintr ol the boly, dry
ness of the skin, pallid countenance and
eruption on the face, purify lug tbe blood,
pain in the back, heaviness ol the eyelids,
frequent black spots dying before the eyes
with temporary sullision and loss of sight,
want ol attention, etc. These symptoms
all arise from a weakness, and to remedy
that, use K. F. Kuukel's Bitter Wine ol
Iron. It never falls. Thousand are now
enjoying health who have used it. Take
only E.K. Kunkol's.
beware of counterfeits and base Imita
tions. As Kunkel's Bitter Wine of Iron it
so well known all over the country, drug
KlsU themselves make an imitation and try
to sell it off to their customers, when they
call tor Kunkel's Bitter Wiue of Iron,
Kunkel's Bitter Wine of Iron is put up
only iu 1 bottles, and bass yellow wrapper
nicely put on tbe outside with tbe pro
prietor's photograph on the wrapper of
each bottle. Always look for tbe photo
k-raph on ibe outside, and you will always
be sure to rat the ccnuiue. One dollar per
bottle, or six for $S. ciold by UrtsiCts and
ALL WORMS REMOVED AUVK.
t. K. It tinkers Worm Syrup never falls
to destroy Pin Seat and Stomach Worm.
Dr. Kunkel, tbe only successful physician
who removes Tape Worm in two hours
alive, with head, aud no fee until removed,
Common sense teaches that II Tape Worm
be removed, all other worms cau be readily
destroyed. Send lor circular to Dr. Kun.
kct, So. 259 North Ninth street, fhtlade..
i ui .Pa., or call on your drueitist and ask
lor bottle of Kunkel's Worm Sirup,
1'rke tl.ott. It never tails.
May 4th and 5th
Tho Latest New York
The Famcua Original and Real
Excosar of Spiritualism, whosa
Wonderful performances have
Received the Highest En
comiums from the Press
Endorsed by Upwards of One
Thousaud Prominent Divines,
Editors, Literi, and jq0
$5oo mmm to u:;:x
Will Perform by
All tbe startling manireatations of the
most famous mediums who claim the
same test: given under the sauie
conditions, to be accom
plished by aid cf
The Great Handcuff
I hereby cliallemre Marshal Gosman or
any other ollieer ol the law to brinif to my
seance any handcuffs from which I cannot
Anna Eva Fay's.
(ireat London Sensation seat.ee as endors
ed by Prof. Cooke's, F. It. 8.
tion. Water wiilturn to wine, and wiue back
to water again.
Dr. Henry Slade.
The inarvelliius Indepen lent .Slate Writ
ings occur upon tbe open lighted staei
auu in mil view oi lUO uiltlleuce.
Tli 3 n.tiu -s ol dead acquaintances of mem
ber ot the audiciH e. will a; fear upon my
naked arm in letlels of blood.
Katie King Mystery
ubisw a iu.iieiiaiiiiiikivuo ssa L"D luill
duplicated, spirit lorms and faces will be
4 n ! ft )a I in irjtpiuliatinna I.a tfiilm
plainly BCvU auu Ullt-Uili-'IUIACU.
Sealed Letter and Clari-
Illustrating how tbe noted mediums an
awer menial or secretly written questions
During this test the past, prise ut and fu
ture will be revelled.
Read's Solid Iron King,
A So'.il lion King will be plaead upon a
persou's arm, w hile he ts tii inly holding
the ptolesoor's band. Any Cairo black
smith can made tbe ring and it will be Used
I will ullmv a . nniMii ttcc of ten een tleinen
elected Irom tbe audience, to tie me witb
rmiM, ull. I I Will llA untied Infill., ftf OH Jt
miuute, while tied the most wonderful
manifestations will occur.
Prof. Fay Outdone.
The committee will bind me band and foot
aud w hile in Ibis voudiiiou coat lrom tbe
back ot ona ot tbe au-iienue will be trans
ferred to my back, and alter being secure
ly tewed together at tbe neck aud cuds,
will be instantaneously, and in full view of
tbe audience, returned by some unseen
power to Its owner. .Not a knot untied or
a seal unbrukeu.
I unequivocally and without reservation
pronounced tbe a called phenomena of
Spiritualism huiubuggery and denounce
mediums, one ana ail as irauu. ei
withstandlng that spiritualists claim that
myself and assistants are mediums. 1 here
by agree to wager tbe sum ef oor more
that i can lully, completely aud satisfaclo-
ri any periorui ana expose and mani
testation of so called apii It power, which
1 am perruUted to witness.
Bigued, U. Cooks,
ADMInSION MAND T5 CENTS.
Noextre lyhore for reserved seat Keats
for sale on and alter Wedeea-jay at Id art -nan's
The most wonderful sue! reined enter
taiDUiQt tier five" ia Southern, Illinois.