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iIKO BUSINESS HOUSES.
. ele.-i Any huMniii Arm cm hv three lines
v, In thl nolnmn under appropriate bettlin;
mn: "I VI 0U pr mOMD Or (IX J
-jnvi.: '( naj vtl 1 J ui aUVaIOe.
llnrrtwar, SUmretTandVlii Ware.
A. IIAIXK V-bwJrlntoT(.Tinand Hmd
Aw, Uiu'lcn and Karmirn' Implements, Wire
uir, iwriKwnioro, I limp ami uuuusra.
lii Uitnmi'rcial Avenue. OutlcTing, and Job
ors uone on ahorluotlcu.
irr, tlcioriiiK, ceiling, ilillng tail aurfaced
lumU-r, lath ami itilng-lee. Utile ml yard
urnrr Twentieth street tiiil Washington avenue-
I. II A HTM AN Dealer in Querniwan, Toy,
: jiiij.d mil ill kind of fancy rUd9. ConuDur-
yai avnuu, corner 'tlu trust.
WILLIAM WlNTEtt-Slith atroei between
onmnTciM avenue and Washington avenue.
lutbiuK aud Mereliaut rallvrtnc
JOHN ANTU1M -Merchant Tailor and dealer
ia many Mad ciothlLK. 78 Ohio Ltvw.
Heal t.atnte Agencies.
M. J. HOWLKY-Heal KiUU Axent liny
.lit) ull real wuie, oolleet rent, pays taxe
:ur nciii-re.iiileuu.eui. Commercial avenue, ie
i v in N lulh anil Tenth fjeet.
n INKLE 4T1H8TLKWOOD
Cotton and Tobacco Factors and pro
prietor of th kumiers' Tobacco VVailiuu.
I-' 4 Ifl Coruiiunerelal Avenue
L General Forwarding; and Communion
merchant, fur the aale of Farm, Garden, Or
ihunl and Dairy Produce. (M Ohio Levee.
n A. WIIKELOCK A CO.
l!i tonml Forwarding ui Commlnlon
merchants, and dialer la all kinds of F ruit and
I'roduro. 64 Ohio Levee. t'GnaifrnmenU lolic
tul, Htencll furnisbad on application.
Cue or two good mules and dray and
harness : or spin ol good horses and
wagon. Inquire 78, Ohio levee.
lW. ALDI.N, GhAVKSiICO.
One two-horse wagon in good con
dition, and one span horses and harness.
The hows are ouni, and In good con
dition, ami the harness almost new. For
terms apply at Henry Frohuie's, corner of
Fourteenth st. and Wahlngton avenue.
1 23-1 in
I. title ulninan'a Laundry,
ltt. Lett! Coleman baa reopened ber
luuoilty on Fourth street, between wa.h
in ton and Commercial avenue, and lake
this method ol Informix ber old Iriends
sod patron that she la ai;ln at their ser
v ire, and lollclt tbolr patronage, Fhs ha
reduced prli'M to unit the times.
The following described property for
tie at a burgain If applied (or soon, viz
Lots 7 and S, block CO, with residence
and Improvements, corner Ninth street
and Washington avenue; 3 houses and
lot on north side ol Twelfth street, cor
ner Poplar; cottage and lot on Walnut,
:ier 2.1rd. M. J. Howley,
1r'r' Ifeal Estate Agent.
"The I'ecrleM" is beyond all question
the best rive ct-ntclar dK red lor sale In,
ihls market Jlr. Fr-d Tulehman is the:
ilo luanulactunr of this celebrated
rand and otkrtn a reward ol
'die hundred doilai to any person who
will tlnd any in them but the pure II i
rnna tiller with Connecticut wrapper and
binder. The Peerless has Ix-oome a great
fivorlte with (.'alio smokers, and the
iaiuand for them is constantly on the
increase. The trade supplied on thu
most reaonal)le UTtn. For sale by
Frei) Teiehman, Commercial avenue,
nenrSlsth street. Jy3-m.
El. Braxton has returned to his old
tand In the Reiser building, where be la
'jetter prepared than ever to accommo
.lutc hia patrons and the public who
limy favor lilin with a call. He has gone
to considerable expense In titling up a
"oupln of nicely furnished rooms, which
be bus provided with all the latent Im
provements and conveniences. He em
ploys only first class workmen and those
who patronize him will have their wants
attended to in style and will rewlve
Tilt ttKANO&n wnY
All hhooltt Oily triftr Uroecrlea from
reins A Hint.
Below we givo a number ot reasons
why people should buy their groceries
from Pettis & Bird:
1 .Because their stocks Is the largest,
freshest and choicest In tho city.
Snd.-Uecause they cell goodsof every
Kind cheaper than auy other house in the
;ird. IU'cauie they deliver goods more
promptly and in better shape than any
other home In the city.
4th. Because they keep the most com
plete stock, and persons desiring to
purchuso liffcrent kinds ol goods are not
compelled to go elsewhere because
Messrs. P. & B. havo not got the goods
Thcw we consider substantial reasons
why our reader should buy their goods
ol Pettis & Bird,
Corner II that, and Washington ayenue.
Also just received a large lot ol Yar
nell Bro.'s Baking Powder, the best
goods made ; only requlroa one teaspoon
lul to the quart ol Hour. Oive It a trial
und you will use no other.
15-ltn. Pkttis & Bhip.
. Bla-hiftanr (ha Old Aland.
Ilavlnit withdrawn from the dental firm
of Canine & W hillock, I will still continue
the practlcol dentistry at No. 130 Commer
cial ave. betwten 8lh and Plh streets, over
lioldsMne Rosenwater's store third
door Lorlb of Eight street. I will be pleas
ed to see all my oi l friends and pation,
and attend punctually to their wants in
the wsj ol dentlstryT Very Bes'py.
K. W. WlUTLOOK. D. D. 8.
lm 11)6 Cora'l ave -8 doors north of 8th it
Children cry tor Pitcher'a Castorla
It Is as pleasant to take as honey. It
contains no morphlno or other deloter
lovs Ingredient, mil Is sure to expel
worms, cure wind collo, regulato the
bowels and stomach, aud overcome Irri
tation caused by rash or cutting teeth.
Moibora can rest, and children enoy
heftlth. who use Castorla. It U barm
lea, it U certainly speedy, and it U
THURSDAY, February 7, 1878.
W anted. For casba jfood ound
horse for iurtu una. Anyone hiving
such an animal tor sale can llnd a pur
chaser by applying at the Bulletin
office at once. 2-7-lt.
Wanted, a good girl to do general
housework. No washing. Cull at corner
of Fifteenth and Cedar streets.
me council proceedings take up
nearly all our space this morning,
Try Davidson's washing compound.
The Temperance Keform club meets
Harry Walker sets a free oyster lunch
every evening. "Don't you forget It."
A. Protelre, the hat renovator, is
still in the city. lie baa done work for
us In a most satisfactory manner. 2-7-lt
Try Davidson's wishing compound
-"Old Moll Bridges" was arrested
again last night and locked up In Uio
city jail. She was drank and disorderly.
Damaged meal for sale at Cross &
Co.'s. Cheap. No. W Ohio levee. 3-6-3t
The Baptist Sunday-school will meet
In Turner Hull every Sunday morning
at balf-past nine o'clock. All cordially
juet received at the
Hi KEY WaLKEK.
Lost between Eighth and Thlr.
tcctith streets, a small pearl handle knife,
I two blade, one broken. The Under will
bu rewarded by leaving it al thlt cillctr.
Shell oysters ut received at tho
Crystal saloon. Hmur Walkm.
Kor Butter, K
So, 04 Oaio levc .
Apple, etc., eoll at
Jttst received at the
Cry stl Halom;.
Try Davidson's washing coiuound.
Oyster soup lunch at Harry W alker's
Crystal saloon -very evening at 9
Try Davidson's washing compound.
Don't forget the free oyster soup at
3 o'clock this evening at Harry Walker's,
corner siixth Htreet and Commercial ave
ii'ie. 1.1. tt
Query: "Why will men amoke com
mon tobacco, when they can buy Mar
bur? Bros. 'Seal of North Carolina' at
the same price ?"
The purlor entertainment for Fubru
ary, g ven by the ladies ol the Eplscopa
church, will take place this (Thursday)
evening at the residence ot Dr. and
lirs. C. W. Dunning. A varied and in
teresting programme has been prepared,
and both old and young are promibed
an evening replete with mirth and en
Two horse races came off at the
park yesterday afternoon. The first
was bttween two Kentucky horses, and
the second between a Missouri and a
Kentucky horse. A colored man, a
stake bolder lor a number of parties,
could not be found wben the race wai
over, and there was tome tall swearing
done among those who were taken In.
A white man played the same game,
and succeeded in getting away with
quite a sum ot money.
A special meeting of the city council
lor the transaction of business in connec
tion with the construction of a new
bridge over Cache river on the county
road between Cairo and Mound City,
was held last evening. Bids for the
iron portion ot the bridge will be let in
a few days. Representatives of several
bndge manufacturing establishments
who Intend bidding lor the work have
already arrived In the city.
A freight train on the Caire&Ylnv
cennci railroad was fearfully wrecked
near Stone Fort night before last, by
breaking through a bridge. The engine
and a number of cars were badly broken
up, though nouo of the trala men were
seriously Injured. The passenger train
due hero at ten o'clock Tuesday evening,
was delayed on account of the smash up,
and did not arrive here until twelve
o'clock yesterday. The road has been
thoroughly repaired, and trains are
running regularly again.
ALDEN, GRAVES & CO.
BILL OF FAILS.
Early Rose Potatoes
No. 78, Ohio Levee.
ft lbs choice Rlolcoffce, $1.
10 lbs A sugar, $1.
11 lbs best New Orleans sugar, $1.
And everything else at rock bottom
prices. Pettis A Bird
In order to Introduce oor Big Sd
Spring Wheat, The Wheat ol Taos, In
your locality single grains measuring one
half lnoh la length I propose to send a
sample of the wheat tree of charge, to
every iu sorlber to this paper who vrtll
state the name ol the newspaper and tend
a three cent sump to nay postage.
Agists wanted la every eotuty to Mil
this mw wheat Address
li, 1 OaMIMT, Cleveland, Ten
CITY COUNCIL. .
. Cairo, III., Feb. 6, 1878.
Present Ills honor Mayor Winter and
Aldermen Foley, Ilalllday, Lancaster
Patier, Rlttcnbouse, Tblstlewood, Wood,
Wright and Yocum-9.
On motion ot Alderman Wood, the
minutes of last meeting were approved
without being read.
REPORTS OF CITY OrfTCERS.
Report of B. F, Parker, city treasurer,
for the month ol January, 1978, was sub
mitted, and on motion of Alderman
Wood reierred to city comptroller for
Report of J. fi. Phlllls, city comps
troller, showing the expenditures In the
several appropriations during the fiscal
year ending December 31st, 1877, to
gether with the balance and deficiency
In each on January 31 st, 1X78, after de
duction ot expenditures for above named
year, aa follows, viz :
rOK H HAT AH OUT.
1 ransfcrrrd from board
S 27 15
Tranifcrrtd to ttreet
fund, IXc. II, Is?..
rtrret ... ....
Trittsferred from eitie-
walkfuad, Dec. 11,7
Trafrrrd from draln-l
etefund, lcc.l, '77,
Iran.terrtd (a street
fund, UK. II, 177 ....
Ror4 of heiltb ..
i ri.ivf-.-r'-d to alary
iudi, ue. li, i. ....
Traailefred from con
fident fund, Oct. 9,
It Ork'i otfi. Ac.
Iranaterred to fir de
6M V IM 90
partment fund, Oct,
looo H too fJ
On motion of Alderman Wood, received
and ordered published with the pro
Ot J.J. Bird, police magistrate, for the
month of December, 1877, was submitted,
and on motion of Alderman Ulttenhouse,
received and ordered filed.
Of P. Mahoney, city Jailor, for the
month of January was read, and on mo
tion ol Alderman Lancaster, received and
Of J03. Bross, city weigh-master, from
April 25, 1877, to January 13, 1878, was
submitted, and on motion ot Alderman
Yocum, received and ordered filed.
REPORTS OP COMMITTEES.
The committee on streets asked and
were granted further time to report upon
communication ol Taber Bros., referred
to at last regular meeting.
The ordinance committee reported the
following ordinance, which was read first
time and laid over under the rules, viz :
AXNUAL APPROPRIATION BILL.
An ordinance providing lor the annual
appropriations for the tiscal year, end
ing December 31st, 1878.
Bo it ordained by the city council of
the city ot Cairo,
Section 1. That for the purpose 'ol
elraylug the necessary expenses and
mDrovemCBls ot the corporation lor the
tiscal year, ending December 31st, 1878,
and paying certain liabilities already in
curred, tne following sumB, or so much
thereof as may be required, be, and
they are hereby appropriated for the fol
lowing purposes, vm.:
FROM TUB OEKKRAL FCNI).
For paying salaries ot city
oruccrs, including ponce
force $3,000 00
To pay cost ol repairing,
and portions or assessments
against the city for conn
structlng and reconstructing
sidewalks 4,000 00
To pay coat ot repairing
ana improving uie streets oi
the citv 4.000 00
To pay cost ot drainage
work, pipe, etc j.ouu uu
To pay expenses of board
ot heaitn i,w w
To pay expenses ot fire
250.00 to Hibernian tire com
pany to be used In construc
tion ot new engine house.... 3,000 00
7 To pay expenses city
clerk's office and council
chambers 300 00
8 To pay expenses ot city
9 To pay expenses city jail
and dieting prisoners i,w tsi
10 To pay lor city printing 250 00
11 To provide for contingent
expenditures ?,uuu uv
12 to pay lntere-t on bonds
In such sums as tne council
mn from time to time order
nald 8,000 00
l3Tn nav "noat of renalrln?
and Improving new levee... w
Total from general fund $34,475 00
fROM CACHE RIVER BRIDGE FUND.
To pay cost of acquiring by
nuroliase ol Drum over
Cache river and approaches
thereto f6,000 00
THIRD. . '
From fund for paying out
standing interests bearing
city vrants ..w. $8,000 00
' $17,475 00
Thos. W. Halliday, ) ordinance
ANNUAL APPllOPRIATION BILL.
The same committee reported an or
dinance providing for the annual appro,
prlatlons for the fiscal year ending Deo,
31, 1878 ; read first time, and oo notion
ot Alderman Halliday. referred to flawos
committee with lnitraatlODl to report
thereon at next regnJgr eang, sbS li
ORDINANCE NO ..
An ordinance providing lor the vacation
oi a portion ol Lcvee street.
Be It ordained by the City Council of
Uie city oi lairo :
Bbctiox 1. That Levee street, between
the southerly side ol 18th street in the
Brst addition to the city ol Calro.and the
southerly alee ot 34tb street in the tilth
addition to the city of Cairo, (except as
proviaeu im senuon a or tnis orauiance)
ne ana toe same is nereoy vacauia; and
that the lots and tracts oi land imme
diately adjoining on either side ot said
portion ol Levee street, shall not extend
to the central line of said vacated street.
but the land upon which that portion of
Lives street is laid out and extended
shall be used by Illinois Central Rail
road company exclusively lor railroad
purposes; and for the switch, switches.
or sidetracks required tor any mill, fac
tory, warehouse, elevator, incline, car
transfer, coal dump or yard, manufactur
ing establishment, business bouse or
place ol business, built or established, or
to be built or established unon or on
either side of Bald land over which said
street, hereby vacated, is now extended
or laid out. Provided, that any dam
ages adjudged to any lot or land owner
tor the vacation of said Levee street, as
above provided, shall be Dald bv Illinois
Central Railroad company.
Section 2. That, wherever, and so
long as any cross street, terminating at
the westerly side of Levee street, hereby
vacated, has opposite thereto on the
easterly side of said Levee street, any
land owned by any person or persons
ether than Illinois Central Railroad com
pany, such portions of said Levee street
as would be covered by any such cross
street, if extended to the easterly side ot
said Levee street, shall remain an open
CO. Patier. J Committee.
The finance committee reported the
receipt from B. F. Parker, city treasurer,
the sum ol twenty-nine hundred fifty-
seven and 1-U0 (2,957 1-100) dollars In
general city orders redeemed during the
month of January, all of which they had
this day destroyed by burning.
On motion ol Alderman l histlewood,
received and ordered filed.
The petition ol J. T. Rennie was sub
mitted, praying for the privilege of bor
ing or piercing Ohio levee In front of lot
9, block 4, lor the purpose of Inserting
therein a one and one-half Inch pipe, to
supply water for his machine shops.
On motion of Alderman Thistle wood,
the prayer of petitioner granted, and
work to be done under direction of com
mittee on street.
Thu petition ot W. L. Bristol and
others, was presented and read, repre
senting that the brick sidewalk on the
south side of Eighth street between Com
mercial aud Washington avenues, Is worn
out and the bricks so far sunken below
the level as to cause holes lor the jecep
tacle of water and mud, thereby render
ing the walk almost impassible during
wet weather, etc., etc., and praying lor
the repairing of same, or the construction
ef a new sidewalk.
On motion of Alderman Wood, referred
to committee on streets.
A pelltioo iiom W. W. Wright and
others, was submitted, praying lor the
appointment of an extra night police
man, whose duty shall be confined to the
fifth (5tb) ward.
On motion of Alderman Wood, referred
to committee on police, lire and jail de
CLAIMS AND ACCOUNTS.
The following salary accounts of city
officers were presented for the month ot
January, and read, viz :
Henry Winter, mayor. $41 67
J. B. Phillis, clerk 75 00
B. F. Parker, treasurer 60 00
C. D. Arter. marshal 75 00
Wm. B. Gilbert, cor. counsel.. 91 67
Wm. Q. McOee, attorney 20 83
J. J. Bird, magistrate 35 00
M. O'Maley, police officer 00 00
H. Sargent. " " 60 00
W. F. Axley, " " 68 00
D. McCarthy, " " 60 00
John Hogan, " " CO 00
Tim Gorman, street sup't 60 00
On motion ot Alderman Yocum the
above salary bills were allowed and or
dered paid, excepting bills of officers
Sargent and McCarthy, which were re
ferrcd to committee on claims and ac
counts, by the following vote :
Ayes Foley, Halliday, Lancaster,
Patier, lTlttenbouse, Tblstlewood, Wood,
Wright and Yocum 9.
The following bills against the city
were submitted, and on motion ol Alder
man Tblstlewood reierred to committee
on claims, excepting that of J. T. Rens
nie, which was referred to committee on
streets for their indorsement as to work,
J. S. McGahey, 10,180 feet oak
lumber, at 516 00 1 152 70
Milton Jenkins, reconstructing
SJ71J lineal leet ol sidewalk,
ouuortneido oflOih street,
between Commercial avenue
and Poplar street, at 30c 130 02
Do, 194 lineal feet ol sidewalk on
easterly siue oi Washington
avenue, between 11th and
12th streets, at 38c. 73 72
DOtLltiG lineal feetol sidewalk on
westerly side of Washington
avenue, b'.tween 13th and
14th streets, at 38c 63 08
John Cooke and Henry Dunker,
reconstructing Jos lineal leet
ot sidewalk, on southerly
side of 9th street, between ,
Commercial and Washing
ton avenues, at 46c 161 10
James Keating, 20 days' labor on
sidewalks, at t w a 00
John Sullivan, hauling 17 loads
or sidewalk lumber, at 30c... 6 10
John Ferguson, hauling 7 loads
ot lumber, at 36c 2 43
Thomas Walder, hauling brick
bate for crossing 3 00
P. Mahoney. 3 days' labor on
streets, at $2 00. 6 00
M. Uoulehan. 8 days' labor on
m streets; at 11 23 ; B 78
M. Iloulehaik, 12 days' labor on ( . .
drains, at tl 35 U5 00
P Mahoney. 9 daya' labor , on . '
drains with chain gang, at $2 19 00
J. T. Ronnie, repairs on sewer
valves, etc 59 00
Fred Good.- removing dead dog 50
Gutta Percha Mft'g Co., 300 feet
flra nntrlne hose, less freight.
tor R, R. fire company... 979 25
J.B. lilUsMrelrttonhosavand ..
" drvatev,....Mi4..'-i. m 8 00
Cairo City Coal Co., Canton coal,
, Council Chamber. 8
R. H. Cunningham, rent of
rwmnti rhamhaa nn ta Jan.
A iarv St.. to e te eweM s u .! WOO
Cairo City Gas Co., gas eon
sumed In Council Chamber
up to January 31 I 00
Cairo tit J Coal Co.. 1 tmrcoal. '
eltyjwl, at S3 25. 60
r. Aiauoncy, dieting ptisonvrs
during month ol January... 143 00
i . Jianouey, dieting prisoners
before trial in January 16 33
F. Vincent, hauling 1 "drunk''
to jail 25
Mrs. P. DoQd.haulinira'druuks'
to jail &0
Lwis Ross, hauling 1 'drunk' to
Martin Ganon, hauling 1 'drunk'
to Jail 2'i
Cairo City Gas Co., gas con
sumed in city Jail, month of
January 1 65
Cairo Bulletin, publishing pro
ceedings, etc. month of Jan. 10 35
Cairo City Coal Co., 1 ton coal
police headquarters, Jan 3 25
B. F. Blake, 110 dray numbers, .
at 6c 6 60
Wm. Q. MeGee, percentage on
fines collected in month ol
October and November 10 80
II. U. Black, percentage on bal
ance ol flues collected during
and since expiration ot his
term of oUleo C7 85
Wm. II. Gilbert, costs paid clerk
U. R. circuit eourt 95
Cairo City Gas Co., gas con
sumed in police headquar
ters, January 2 60
RESOLUTIONS AND MOTIONS.
Alderman Ilalllday Introduced the fol
lowing resolution, and moved its adop
tion, viz :
Be it resolved by the city council of the
city of Cairo, That tho city treasurer
be, and he is hereby directed to transfer
the sum ot two thousand ninety-eight
And 65-100 (2.099 00) dollars, now in
the special road fund, together with two
thousand nine hundred one find 30-100
(2,901 35) dollars from tho general fund
(of moneys held therein other than tor
Interest purposes), to a fund hereby
created and to be known si " Cache river
Bridge Fund," to bo held therein lo be
used for the purpose of acquiring lv pur
chase a bridge over Cache river, and ap
proaches thereto, within five miles ot the
corporate limits of the city.
The resolution was adopted by the lol-
lowing vote :
Ayes Halliday, Lancaster, Patier,
Rlttenhouse, Thlstlewoo'). Wright and
Naye Foley and Wood.
The opinion of Wm. B. Gilbert, Esq.,
corporation counsel, to whom was re
ferred petition ol Bisters of the Holy
Cross" at regular meeting, Jan, 8, 1878,
praying for exemption of taxes, was sub
mitted, and on motion ol Alderman
Wright, received, concurred in and
The final statement of Peter Saup,
sheriff and ex-ofiivio collector ot Alex-,
ander county, was submitted, aud on
motion of Alderman Halliday, referred
to the city clerk.
Proposals for building bridge across
Cache river, also lor trestlework and
earthen approaches, were opened and
read, and on motion ef Alderman Lan
caster, referred to the committee on
The liquor bonds ol the lollowing per
sons were presented, and on motion of
Alderman Lancaster, approved, viz:
George Lattner, J. B. Kelly, Frank Ga
zola, Louis C. Herbert, Mrs. Mary Man
Ding, Peter Saup. Mrs, Mawaret Walker.
Jules V. Brablc, Adolph Swoboda, John
Sackberger, Wm. Kluge, Mrs. B. O'Cal
lahan, Charles Pkiflerllng, Antonia CeUa,
John Tanner, Henry Hasenjager, Leo
Kleb, N. Prouty, John H. Beecher, John
Scheels, Michael O'Donnell, David Barry,
U. R. Egnew, N. Monce and Louis
The official bonds of police officers II.
Sargent and Daniel McCarthy were pre
sented for approval.
nis honor. Mayor Winter, ruled the
presentation of bonds was out of order.
Hereupon, Alderman Foley tnovcu
that the vote upon the recelval and filing
of communication from Mayor Winter at
last meeting, relative to the removal of
officers Sargent and McCarthy, be re
Alderman Patier moved t adjourn.
Motion lost by the following vote :
Ayes Patier, Thistlewood aud Yo
Nays Foley, Ilalllday, Lancaster, Ult
tenhouse, Wood and Wright 6.
The question being called upon the
motion ot Alderman Foley, resulted in
its adoption by the following vote :
Ayes Foley, Halliday, Lancaster,
Rittenbouse Wood and Wrlght-U.
Nays Patier, Thiatlewood anl Yo
Alderman Tblstlewood moved that the
communication be laid on the table.
Motion lost by the following vote :
Ayes Patier, Rlttenhotise. Thistle-
wood and Yocum 4.
Nays Foley, Halliday, Lancaster,
Wood aud Wrlght-5.
Alderman Tblstlewood ottered the
following preamble and resolution :
WuereaS, The mayor did suspend,
relieye or remove olHcers McCarthy aud
Sargent, on or about the 8th day or Jan
uary, A. D. 1878, from actlye duly rb
policeman of tho city of Cairo ;
Therefore, be it resolved, That the ac
tion of the mayor in such removal or
suspension be not approved.
Ruled out ot order by the chair.
Alderman Wood appealed from tho
decision of the chair.
Tbo question being put, "shall the de
cision ot tho chair stand as the judgment
ol the meeting," the decision was not an.
talued by the following voto : ,
Ayes Yocum 1.
Navs -Foley, Halliday, Lancaster,
Patier, Rlttenhouae, Thiatlewood, Wood
The "preamble and resolutions were
adopted by the following rote: ?
Ayes-Foley, Halliday,. Lancaster,
Rlttenhome, Thlstlewood, Wood snd
Nay i Patier and Yocum.
On motion of Alderman Wood, the
bonds of officers McCarthy and Surgcnt
His honor the Mayor, reported the re
lease from lall of Mary Mohan, on Jan.
The Mayor appointed Geo, W. Hsn.
Bargains for theHoIidagyq
Extraordinary Inducements to Purchasers
XT xx. til rtoi CHxrlaatxaaaAw Week-
FOR. TITJI NTnjSLH TTTTTT.TTl idatto
Willi off to the Public tome
The K'lnaat a.ii tmnnt nl r .i:o' r'in-k
Unequalled Attractions Silk Ilsuoerchieis, Collars, Cuff and Ties m lares variety aad
A Full aLd Complete Line Ot fientt' f'nnilxhlnff (Tnnila urtld at aatnnlahlncl Ins nrU.a
Zephyrs, Wool and Fancy srtlolos ol all shades and oolors.
V .1. . f.t . ..
uiuieH fjnoes actually at Con.
Carpets and Oil Cloths in endlew variety,
We take pleasure in announcing to our patrons am the publlo grnerally that we
are now oflerlng special inducements to thoe who purchase within the next 30
days. A thousand ncwand attractive articles of vertu are now on exhibition, and
are being ottered at mot extraordinarily low prices.
PHUNIX DRUG STORE
' Corner 18th Street & Com'rl Ave.
I Have Opened an
DRUGS, MEDICINES, CHEMICALS, STATIONERY
And Toilet Articles,
To Which I Call the Attention of the Public
ttSTl will mako the accurate compcauding of phy-bians prescriptions a spe
dricks, Daniel J. Galligan and Timothy
Gorman, commissioners to'ussess costs
ot construction ot sidewalks, under or
dinances 02 and 111, old series, iind 10
and lit, new series.
On motion of Alderman Thlstlewood
the appointments were confirmed by the
following vote :
Ayes Faley, Halliday, Lancaster,
Patier, Rlttenhouae, Tblstlewood, Wood,
Wright and Yocum 9.
On motion of Alderman Yocum, coun
J. B. Phillis,
SKINAL SKRVICK RETORT.
CTATioe. low wATSB.lKUe or fall
FT. m. rT. IN.
Cain 11 8 a
Cincinnati..,.. la 4 I a
Davenport u 0 4
rtttaburir . 3 11 - 4
Louierllle .............. 8 8 i
Krokuk. ...... ........ 2 S S
8t. Lotna 11 1 4
JAMES M. WATSON,
Sergeant Hifinal Service, V. S. A
The Ste. Genevieve tor Vicksburg,
Commonwealth for New Orleans, Port
Eads and barges tor New Orleans, Jim
Fisk tor Paducab, J. B. M. Keblor for
New Orleans, are due to-day.
The Ironside and barges pissed to the
The Capital City lias a fair trip tor
The river tell one inch yesterday.
The Belle Memphis yesterday brought
200 bales cotton tor rcshipment cast.
The Cherokee and Sherlock passed to
Cincinnattl yesterday with excellent up
The E. II. Durtee was well laden for
Pittsburg and tho Fanny Tutu in tor
The James W. Gall makes light ad
ditions and has a good trip for Memphis.
Notice Is hereby given that I will be at
the fo lowing named placet, at the times
below stated, for toe purpose of collecting
the revenue ol Alexander county, Ills., tor
the year AD., 1877, to-wit:'
At the store bouse ol . Culley A Co., la
Clear Creek precinct.on Monday, February
25th A. D., 1873.
At the store bouse of ft. A. Kdrmind"on,
in Clear Crock precinct, on Tuesdy, Feb
ruary 2Gtk, A. U , I8T8.
At the store bouse of B. F. Brown &
Bro., in Thebes precinct, jon Wednesday,
February 27tn, A. D., 17S.
At the store house of A. II. Ireland, in
Santa Fe precinct, on Thursday, February
18th, A. !., 18.8.
At the store bouse of K. D, Atherton, A
Co., In Goose island precinct, on Frldav,
March litt A. 1)., 1878.
At the residence ol N. Hunsacker.ln D03
Tooth precinct, on Saturday, Murun Vnd,
A. D , 1878.
At the "tore bouae of W. H. Uooppaw, in
Hodge'ii Park, Cutty precinct, on Monday,
March 4th, A. D., 1-78.
At the stare house of U. W. Short, la
Ssndunky, Unity precinct' on Tuesday,
March 0th, A. D 1878.
At the tore house of 8am Hargrave, iu
Toledo, Ilazlewood precinct, on Wednes
day, March (its, A. D., 1878.
Cairo, Ilia., Feb. 4th, 1878. 2-7 4-w
The Tidal Wave IS lias Struck Cairo
Just Received 0,000 of the celebrated
Tidal Wave, 5 cent cigars. Try them.
Trade supplied. Pkttis & Bird.
llapuUieiM or Slurry , that I the luc
Dr. W. E. Hoyt ot 25 years successiul
practice euaiantees speedy and perman
ent cure ol all Chronic. Scrofulous, Pri
vate, Syphlletlo and Female Diseases,
Hpermaterrhcea, or sell-abuse, at bis
Medical Institute, A gm & Cheney Block,
opposite the City Hall Park, Syracuse,
N. Y. Medicine sent to all parts ol tne
U. S. and Canada. Don't be deceived by
advertising quicks who throng our large
cities, but consult Dr. Hoyt or send for
circular treating on his specialities to Ins
r. U. Box Zu.
Ladies My grent. liquid French
remedy, Amlo li Femme, or Female
Friend, is unfailing in the cure of all
painful and dangerous diseases of your
sex. It moderates all execs, , Snd
brings on the monthly period with regu
larity. In all nervous and spinal affec
tions, pains in the back or limbs, heavi
ness, fatigue on slight exertion, palpita
tion ot the heart, lowness of spirit, hy
sterics, sick headache, whites, and all
oalnful diseases occasioned bv a disorder
ed system it effects a cure when all other
means lall. Prion $'2.00 per bottle, sent
by malt. Dr. W. E. Hoyt, Box 270,
Syracuse, K. Y.
unprecedented Bargains la
-n.i c.. i. k. .ii.
quality and pattern.
Entire New Stock of
G. E. O'HABA.
Board of County Conimlsaloaera.
Cairo, Ills., January 2Sth, 1878.
A special session ot the board of
county commissioners ot Alexander
County, Illinol-i, will be held at tho court
house, in this city, on Monday, February
11th, next, nt 0 o'clock, a.m., for the
traimctldfk ot such busines as may
come before said board.
Titoh. W. Hallidat, Chairman.
Grand Masauerade Ball ! f
At Tarnvr Mall, February IS, 18?
A BEAUTIFUL TABLEAU,
"The Indian War Dance," given by the
pupils ot the Gymnastic school, and va
rious other entertainments.
Price of Tickets Fifty cents-
Tickets sold by the committee ot ar
rangements, and also at tne lollowiug
places: A. Jacket'; the City Brewery;
E. Buders;R. Hebsacker's; P.G. Schuh's
Committee ol arrangement :
Louia C. Hkbkert,
St. Louis, Mo.
THOS. A. BICE, A. M. 1. 1. B.,
JAS. RICK, A. II., ! FrilK.-ipnU
I. H. HUB WOOD, J
FULL LIFE SCHOLARSHIP.! S8I 00
MOST Complete. Thorough i.n-1 Prectiea.
course of study in the Uniiwl flutes a
course ioiliBneutiible to every young man
ImrMi'iron the sea of lire.
For Illustrated Circular,
THUS. A. KICK. A.M..L. B,.
Can Be Beautiful
ly Dyed or Re
paired at a Trif
C. O. D.
Old Hats Made New.
Xo. 30, IMiihth titreetV
Daniel F. Beatty s
PIAKOS ana ORGANS.
and BKATl'VS CELEBRATED OOLDBM
TONUUK PAltLOK OHUANn are the weetesS
toned and moat iert'ect Instrument erer bior
manalactured in thin or or other country. Tua
The world la challenged to equal them. Lent
discounts and term ever befuro ftven. Rock
Bottom rnlo prices now ready to Jobber,
tent and the trifle in ftrntrat. Au tfcri
These celebrated instruments (either Fiitxt or
Or (ran) boxed and ehtupod anywhere, on St to
fifteen day teal trial. Money refunded aad
freight eharjrca paid both wat il la say Way
' (factory, fully warranted tor lx yean
strictly flrst-claaa. Kxtroordlnary UberaJ
ISRount ftivea to Churches, SoLool. IMf
Hall. Minister. Tearbent, etn.,- to evrders
bay them Inrrodoeeil at ono wbm I kava a
(rents. Thnaanmt now in ue. NW Illus
trate AUVKUTlZEKOjiUlogue eilidoaLwitfe
list of UwtimoniHls, now ready, aant frae, X-v
tbllhed In isv. Arl.lrcw, -
DAXIKL F. BEATTT, I
SIGN PAINTERS rfrW.r
State and r"rovlne to answer thl .drertl
Burnt. AitdKM,. . DAMIKI. r.BKATTT.
.... WMhloatos. N.i
Publlo aotlea I hereby givw tha w wa
aenbrned, bar thl dy lomMd a ptasrbAB
for the purpoaa of praeticlo; aur reapeetir ltl
pmfmlon. Th tyl ol lb tt aell
MU1.K.KY BKhK. 8M paruwlliJI
eawodMta witntaalpractiTs. WerrjafltilT ,
a'.kata kiX.ofth. a;.
trtttt.il to oar ear, shaU reeeTa tM M
prompt attenuoa. Wiiuaft 0 MuLaat,
Ii th U tlM titty t Dm, A. D . 1 ITT