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ilKO BUSINESS HOUSES.
.. Any butufM flrrnenhavthrilln
mv. In thii column nndor eirorrit bcadUia'
Ml rut oi tl.fit) per month ur SUpcrytar
ayaltli iiiarusrlj la advene.
Hrdwri Rtovet and Tin War.
Utidno and r"an"rs' Implement, Wirt
r,ulH, IbfrlrantOfH, flimi and ladder,
li Commercial Avenue. UuttcrU)g, and Fub
Vork done ob abort noU'-.
flooring, coIIdk, aiding and luifkwd
imibet, lath and ibingl. office and yard
orncr T wentlcth street end Wahlngto e ue
li. KAUTOAN Dealer In Quaensware, Toys,
l.iinin jbiI all kinds of fanny article. Conimer
"u avenue, turner "lb street.
WILLIAM WINTKR ilirtli itrw between
nimerclalaTenn and WaHiiiuirton viiue.
4 luttung and JUrrhiuie MUerliifT.
JOII.S ANTRIM-Mcrrtiant 'Wiloraiil lWt
a Kgaily Mad Clothing. H OMa Lvw. L
Heal Katat Ageoelee.
U. J. HOWLEY Beal EsttU Agent. Buys
and tell real aalate, eulleoU rent, paya Uxm
tor non-iMldanta,elo. Commercial evsnoe, -
;vD Mntn and lunmmnig.
CommlMloa Here baa te.
Cotton and Tobacco Factor and pro
prietors of tba fanncra' Tobacco WerthoUMt.
.'. A I'il Commrowial Avtnue
h General forwarding and Commission
nrchant, fur the sal of Farm, Uerdtn, Or
jliard and Dairy Product. ' Oblo Levae.
EA. WIIKELOCK A CO.
faraen Forwarding and CommUelon
merchant, and deelere la all Mode of i ruit and
I rod Ufa. 4 Ohio Lew. Ccnaimuunt tollo
One two-horse wagon In good con
dition, and one span horses and harness.
Tbe horses are sound, and In good con.
dltlon, and tbc harness almost new. For
terms apply at Henry Frohme's, corner ot
Fourteenth st. and Washington avenue.
1.4-llla olrmau a Lixinrtrt . i
Jtis.Lettle Coleman bat reopened her j
wuuuivu rounu eirevv, ucinetu wsu- i
in ton ana commercial avtnnes, and take J
this method of tnformlBz bar old Iritnd
and patrons that she in sc;aln at their sr
vice, and lollciu their patronize. She b
rrduced prices to suit ths time.
Tbe iollowlDjr dcpcrilxid property for
a.to at a bargain If applied for soon, vix
Lots 7 and 8, block 60, with residence
and Improvements, corner Ninth street
and Washington avenue; 3 houses and
lots on north side ot Twelfth street, tor
ner Poplar; cottage and lot on Walnut,
jear 23fd. M. J. llowlxv,
U'Mf. Real Estate Agent
"The Peerless" Is beyoud all question
Uie tet five cent cigar oflered lor sale In
tbia market Mr. Fred Telchman Is the:
ole manufacturer of thLs celebrated
orand of cigars, and offeres a reward of
nebumlreddollaistoany person who
will find any in them but the pure IIa
vana filler with Connecticut wrapper and
binder. The Peerless has become a great
favorit with Cairo smoker, and the
demand for them is conxtantly on the
Increase. The trsdo supplied on the
sioAt reasonable terms. For sale by
Frtd Telchman, Commercial avenue,
near With strict. Jy3-2m.
Jul. Braxton has returned to his old
stand In tbe Reiser building, where be la
jotter prepared than ever to accom mo-
late hia patrons and the public who
may favor blm with a call, lie has gone
to considerable expense in fitting up
couple of nicely furnished rooms, which
tie has provided with all the latest In
nrovementg and conveniences, lie em
ploys only first class workmen and those
who patronize him will have their wants
attended to in style and will rec-lve
THE BKAHOS HUt
AllKhuiiKl Bny tbclr Orererlca front
Prut A Hlrd.
lielow we give a number ot reasons
why people thould buy their groceries
from Pettis & Bird:
1st. Because their stocks Is thelargeot,
Ircihest and choicest in tbo city.
2nd. Because they sell goodeof every
tilnd cheaper tbnn any other house In tbe
3rd. Because they deliver goods more
promptly and In better tliapo than any
other house in tbc city.
4th. Because they keep the moat com
plete stock, and persons desiring to
purchase 'lifl'erent kinds ot goods are not
compelled to go elsewhere because
Messrs. P. A B. havo not got the goods
Those we consider substantial reasons
why our readers should buy their goods
; f Pettis & Bird,
Corner 14th at and Washington avenue.
Also Just received a large lot of Yar
Inell Bro.'s Baking Powder, tbe best
goods made ; only requires one teaspoon
f ul to tbe quart ol flour. Give It trial
. and you will use no other.
15-lm. Pbttis & Bird,
Right Near tlie Old Mtitnd.
liitvlng withdrawn from tba dental firm
ef Canine & Wbltlock, I will still eontinue
the practic ol dentistry at No. 136 Commer
cial ave. between 8lh aad Oth streets, over
Ooldstine A Rotenwater'a store third
door north of Eight street I will be pleas
eiltoste all my old friends and paUoni,
and attend punctually to their wants In
tba waj of dentistry. . Very Bes'py,
S. W. Whitlock, D. D. S.
tin 136 Com'l ave -3 doors north of 8th st
Children cry lor Pitcher's Castoria
It let as pleasant to take as honey. "It
contains no morphine or other deleter
lovs Ingredient, and la sure to expel
worms, cure wind colic regulato tbe
bowels and stomach, aud overoomo Irri
tation caused by rash or cutting teeth,
Motben can rest, and children enoy
health, who use Castorta. It is harm
less, It la certainly speedy, and it Is
stump. - Il-lMJw '
. Harry Walker seta a free oyster lnnob
every evening. "Don't you forget it,".
LI II 1 I If I I II
FRIDAY, February 15, 1878.
Dry salt meats, baoon sides, shoulders
and name, tlt-ree, barrel and bucket lard
all In good stock and for sale low at
Nog. 70 nd 71 Ohio levee.
folio bUtlllt'M Is iJUIft.
There ws a danee at Tumht ll.tll
Mr. Obrly U-lt lr 8pringfli-W
Try Davldt-oirf wttiluif eoiupouad.
The proceedings of the county com
mimloncrp court tnkes up much rt our
ttHt received ut the
Probate court, Judge Vocuut pre
siding, will aiwmble en Monday next.
Try Drtllfon's wasbinir compound.
The next regular
meeting ut the
will be held on
Try Davidson's washing compound.
To-night, at 7:30 o'clock, at the
Hibernian engine bouse, tbe raflle for the
mii'-su kswiujc uwwm.c oimra u.
Try I)lVlrt0)1-, ,;,, compound.
lU-meniter the regular weekly meet
ing of the Temperance Reform club will
be held to-night. All are invited.
Shell oysters lust received at the
Crystal saloon. Habhy Wai.kku.
A lamp expioi-lon In the bouse at the
northeast corner of Tenth and Polar
streets lat iiitrht came near canning a
For flutter, f.gg, Apples, etc., call at
No. fA Oblo levee,
ti. H. LliliBTUN
'I he rattle for the Domestic tew
ing machine takes place to-night at
tbe Hibernian engine bouse at 7:30
o'clock. Remember tbe time tnd place.
Oyster soup lunch at Harry W alker's
Crystal saloon every tvenlng at 9
Mr. Alex. Fra-ier was taken ill very
suddenly yeteiday about two o'clock,
at his place ol business on Commercial
avenue, and was removed to bis home,
He was some better lunt evening. We
could not learn the natureoi his illness,
just received at the
Tbe fancy dres party at the Hi.
Charles hotel, last night, was largely at
tended. The music was excellent, and
both tbe old and young lolks bad a very
pleasanttime. The event was one that
will long be ;remembred by those who
attended, and reflects much credit on
those having the party in charge.
For seed potatoes, choice ap
ples, butter, eggs, etc., go to O.
H. Jackson & Co.'s, No. 64, Ohio
Levee. 2,8-1 m
Mr. B. F. Blake has connected; his
offlce with that of Mr. O. T. Gerold, by
a telephone, and since baa entirely dis
regarded the good old maxim, " Speech
Is silver, but silence is gold." Wc hear
that he will shortly also connect hie res:
dence with bis place ol business by a lyte
apoaratus. Mr. Blake, by tbc way Is
agent tor the telephone In onr otty
Don't forget the free oyster soip at
D o'clock this evening at Harry Walaer'6,
corner Sixth street and Commercial ave
nuc. 1.1 .tt
Cairo Tempkranxb Rbi-orm Clcb.
Tbe regular weekly meeting will take
place this (Friday) evening, at 7:30
o'clock, at the club rooms. An unusual
ly Interesting meeting Is anticipated and
It it hoped tbat there will bo a good
turn out. Tbe public are generally in-,
vlted. Wat., ft.. Hawkins, Sec'y.
Tobacco Sales. Yesterday was regu
lar sale day at tbe Farmers'. Tobacco
warehouse, Messrs. Hinkle & Thistle
wood proprietors. The season has not
fairly opened upset, and the condition
of the roads have rendered it almost Im
possible to move tobacco, and hence the
offerings yesterday were but ten hogs
heads, as follow : Nine hogsheads com
mon leaf sold at $4 00, $4 00, $3 GO, $5 50,
$4 40, $4 45, $4 00, S3 60, $1 00; and three
boxes lugs and leaf At $1 00', $2 80, $2 80.
He Is universally recognized as one
of Cairo's choice '"XXX" young men,
and bas a weakness for flirting. Not
many days ago be boarded an Illinois
Central train for n small plaoe up the
road, and had hardly stepped off the cars
before ho was "mashed" by a young
lady of the place. Ot course the thing
now to do was to "mash" her in return,
which he did by a vigorous effort with
his handkerchief. All went well, and in
the evening ho exiled on tbe young lady,
but hardly was he seated when the door
opened and to his supreme disgust a
horsewhip became vtalble, wblob sudden
ly reminded him of important business
elsewhere. He left in safety, but not
without a great effort on the part ot the
young lady with "dear papa." And now
he says "It might have been' worse.
Seasoned cordwood at O. W. Wheeler
4 Co.'i at fa 60 per cord. Orders lett at
their offlce on Tenth street, between
vlaihlagtoo and Commercial avenues,
wilt receive prompt attention,
Board of County Commi'iloner.
(ftpeeial Heetlof )L
Stati or iLMota, l M
February 11th, A. D. 1811.
Tbe honorable board of county commis
sioners of Alexander county ,mct tbleday
in special session at the court house In the
city ol Cairo, for the transaction ot such
business as might come bclore it, in pur
suance of the following notice by Tbos
W. Halllday, chairman, a copy of which
was sent to earn commissioner, to wit:
Board or Cocnty Commissioners,
Caijio, Ills., January 2tt, 1878.
A special session of tbe board of county
commissioners oi Alexander county,
Illinois, will be held at thn court houe,
in this city on Monday. February 11th,
next at 9 o'clock a.m.. for tbe trans
action of inch business as may come be
lore It. Thos. W. Haixiday,
rns.nt-Tho W. Halllday, Oeo. W.
Kammons, Martin Brown, commission
ers ; Samuel J. Humm, clerk.
The chairman presented the following
communication from tbe Cairo Taxpayers
association, whleh was on motion res
ceived, and ordered spread upon tbe
To Tbom TV. Ilalliday, tin . Cbulrnun Susrd
oi toualjr CowiulnioMH.
Deak Sin : At the last stated meeting
ot the Cairo Taxpayers association, the
following resolution, introduced by the
cbalrmau ol committee on taxes and ex
penditures, was adopted by a unanimous
vote ol the association, viz :
JUtolved, l iiat the thanks of this asso
ciation be, and tbey hereby are extended
to the board ot county commidslonera for
their eOorts to economize in the adminis
tration of county affairs ; you will please
in lurtherance ot the lutent ot the associ
ation, transmit this resolution to your
The committee on taxes and expendi
tures, having submitted this report, the
secretary ot tbe association was instruct
ed to furnlnh you a copy ot the lollowlng
request, to-wlt :
That the secretary ot this association
be directed 1o request the board of county
coiumisaioners to institute such proceed
ings as will most surely insnre the early
collection ol county, school, corporation,
and other delinquent taxes.
Very re-peetfuliy yours, etc.,
M. R. Harkbix.
See'y. Ciilro Taxpayers Association.
Jan. litu, 1S78.
Whereas, the following named road
supervisors have tailed to make reports
for the last year, as required by law, the
clerk was on motion instructed to notify
said supervisors to make said reports by
the March term of this board, viz : II.
O. McKay, district 12; Levi Clutts, dis
trict 18; Van Sweeney, district 21. And
whereas, tor good and sufficient reasons,
tbe following named persons, James C.
Barrett, district 6; John Trusty, district
17; Henry Bsggs, district 15, who were
appointed at the last December session
of this board, road supervisors, for tbe
districts herein named, have declined to
scrV'i. Whereupon the board appointed
in their stead the following, viz: John
Hardin, district C; Matthew Durham, dis
trict 17; Scott Cuuble, district 15.
A requisition from A. J. Alaen, county
treasurer, for stationery, etc., he was on
motion authorized to provide tor said
office 100 blank reports.
The following bills were presented,
considered, and on motion allowed, as
follows, to-wit :
John Davis, 15 days deputy sherifl',
Sept. term, 1877, circuit court...! 22 50
James Klnnear, 10 days deputy
sbenll, Jau. term, 1878, circuit
court H 24 00
John Stieelian, 23 days deputy
sher ff, Jan. term, 1878, circuit
court 05 0?
C. A. Marchildon, medicines lor
paupers M Q 50
Do, groceries lor paupers in lieu
of bill for $17 65 13 24
Thomas H. Brown, rodse. lor
Nancy Holden, a pauper 2 30
John Honey, for boarding David
Neven, a pauper, J months and
8 davs at $C 00 per month 31 50
1 he report of .lames L. Sanders,
tad supervisor lor district IS,
as presented, and on motion
approved, And his bill ol $16 00
accompanying said report was
on motion allowed, and tlio
clerk instructed to draw An or
der for the same out of the
special road fund 19 00
Bill of Aaron Hobbs for labor on
roads and bridge for $6 0C was
considered, and on motion al
lowed, payable out of the special
road fund 6 00
The Mil ot Joel A. Perry, amounting
to So 00, lor burying a pauper at the
poor farm, was on motion, rejected.
Whereupon the board adjourned until
to-niorrow morning at 0 o'clock.
Feb. 12Ui, 1878,9 a.m.
Tin board met pursuant to adjourn
ment. The full board present, and now on
this day comes Peter Saup, Sheriff and
tx officio collector of the revenue ot Alex
ander county for thu year 1877, and
presents bis bond lor approval as such
collector, and tho board alter examining
and being fully advised as to its form
and cufltclency, said bond" was on motion
approved by a unanimous vote of tbo
board, and ordered to be spread of
Said bond Is in tho following form,
Know All Men by These Phesk.vts :
That we, Peter Saup, collector, and
Peter Nell, Leo Ktob, William Kluge,
Jacob A. Goltlstlne, Jacob Walter, An
drew Lohr, John A. Kochler, Henry
Wells, Albert Suauka; Wiiiiain O. Cary,
Daniel Hartraan, Augustus Botto, Jobn
Ress, Christopher M. Ostedoh, Charles
anger, John McNulty, Samuel Rosen
water, Jacob Kline, Fredoline Bross,
securities, all ol the countv ol Alexander,
and state of Illinois, are held, and firmly
bound to the people ot the stute of Illi
nois in the penal sum ot three hundred
and ten thousand anu eighty-live dollars,
for tbe payment ot 'which, well and
truly to be made, we blnu ourselves
each of us, our heirs, executors and a N
mlnlstrators, firmly by these presents.
Signed with our bands, and sealed with
our seals, this 11th day of February, 1878.
The condition of the foregoing bond
Is SKoh that It the above bound Peter
Saup shall perform all tbo duties re
quired to be performed by him as col
lector of taxes for the year 1877, in the
county of Alexander and the state of
Illinois, in the time and manner pre
scribed by law, Ind when he shall be suc
ceeded in office, shall anrrender and d
liver over to his successor In offlee. sll
books, papers snd moneys appertaining
to his said office, then the foregoing
bond to be rold, therwH to tf tbsIh In
WlllUm 6. tan,
, John Rtes.
Chrlstopber M, Octorloh,
Samosl Rosen water,
' redoime Brois, ' .
t I-o Kleb.
' WUlim Kluirs, ; '
Jaeob A. (ioldtln.
Jobn A. Koehlir.
STATE OF ILLINOIS,! .
County of Alsxander,
I, Peter Saup, county collector. In and
for said county, do solemnly swear that I
will support the constitution of the
United States, and tbe constitution ot tbe
state or Illinois, and that I will faltbiully
discharge the duties ol the ofllce ot such
county collector, tor the year 1877, ac
cording to tho best of my ability.
Subscribed and sworu to before me,
this 12th davot February, 1878.
Sam'l. J. Ucmm, County Clerk.
STATE OF ILLINOIS, ,
Cocnty of Alexander,
1, Samuel J. numm, county clerk ol
Alexander county, hereby certijy that
tbe within bond has been duly approved
by tbe county boarl, and correct) v conied
and entered on tbe records ot the county
uunru ui iam county.
1 further certify that no county mdiro.
chairman ol county board, clerk ot cir
cuit court, county clerk, sherifl, deputy
sheriff or coroner, has signed Hie within
bond as security.
In testimony whereof 1 hereunto sub
scribe my name and affix the seal of my
ofllco at Cairo, this 13th day of February,
iJAM i. tf. UIMM,
Count v Clerk.
Indorsed bond, 1877 :
Peter Saw, Collector.
The within bond ot Peter Saun. col
lector, approved by the board of county
commissioners of Alexander county, Illls
uole, February 13th, A. D. 1878.
ahos. V. Hali.iday, Chairman.
Filed 12th day of February, A. D.1878.
JM'i i. .i. tu mv, county clerk.
On motion it was ordered that when
ever tbe collector shall receive in pay
ment of taxes, or the treasurer dhail pay
any warrant, bearing Interest, drinvu
agilnet tbe revenue of 1877, said colIeetfr
f fir IrtfOltrar bhull a, I, .a lima Mw li'l.n
said warrant, indorse thereon In ink. the
date received with amount of Interest
due and actually allowed or paid the per
son presenting said warrant.
Whereas, Nicholas Hunsickcr, at the
December session, 1877, of this board,
was appointed fence viewer in and tor
the Dog Tooth Precinct, and he b vir
tue of his office as justice ot tbe peace,
declines to serve; therefore John Ryal
was on motion appointed to fill said
vacancy, and tbe clerk Instructed to
notify said John Kyal accordingly.
The lollowlng bills were presented,
considered and on motion allowed, as
George Wilson, 4 davs deputy
sheriff, Jan. teno, 1878, circuit
court ; $ 10 00
John Walsh, for repairing jail 2 00
On motion the sum ol $500 00 was
allowed Samuel J. Humm, coun
ty clerk, on account ot services
performed In making collectors
tax books lor 1877 500 00
On motion warrants Were ordered
drawn for ill claims allowed at this ses
slou (excepting claims allowed, and pay
able out of the road tunJ) In the follow
ing form, viz :
Trcaiurer of Aleiauder County, ScaUoflKinou.
Out of tbe special fund lor defraying
the ordinary and necessary expenses of
the county tor the fiscal year Ttulliig
September 1st, 1S78, to wit:
The county taxes ot said county levied
September 8th, 1877, for the year 1877,
wheu collected pay to the sum ot
dollars, with Interest at the rate ot
ten per cent, per annum from date here
of until paid, and charge to account of
.which taxeaare bv order of th
county board of said county specially set
nBiiiajjvpiinicu BUU ficuflvU fell llltf
payment or this warrant, which is receiv
able in payment of said taxes, and Issued
aad accepted upon the express condition
tbat the bolder thereof shall look solely
to said "special lund" for payment there
of, and said county shall Incur no liabil
ity in the premises.
Issued by ortler of said beard at its
special February session, 1378, and dated
tliis 12th day ot February, A. D. 1S78.
Sauuel J. Hcmm, County Clerk.
Whereupon, on motion the board ad
journed, ati die.
Thos. W. Haluday.)
00. W. Sammons, Commissioners
Martin Brown, j
Samcel J. Hcmm, County Clerk.
Thanes.-At a business meeting ol
the Cairo Temperance Reform Club,
held at their ball on Monday evlning. the
following resolutions, submitted by Capt.
Wru. M. Williams, were unanimously
Whereas, The members of the Cairo
Temperance Reform Club, realizing the
benefits and fully appreciating the kind
ness of the residents ol the city who have
from time to time contributed money,
books, papers, and
Waf.REAS, We desire to show to these
persons some acknowledgement ot our
appreciation, therefore, be It
Resalvtd, That a public vote ot thanks
be tendered to all persons who have
aided us in any manner whatever by con
tributions or other wise, and that the
same be entered on record upon our
minutes ; and also that the secretary be
Instructed to furnish a copy ot these
resolutions to the newspapers of the city,
with a ruque-t tbat tliey puplish the
A true copy ol the record.
Will K. Hawkins, Sec'y.
Neiltl TO COMIRACTOHH
City Clkrk's OmcK.
Cairo, lit., Feb. 14, 1878.
Sealed proposals will be received at
this office nntll 0 o'clock p. m of Tues
day, Maroh Sth, 1873, lor the repairing of
brick sidewalk on the southerly side ol
Eight (8th) street, between Commercial
and Wushliigtonavenu.ee. -:
Bids to Include tilling and raislog said
sidewalk to grade and the furnishing of
sound and suitable brick for sidewalk
purposes that may be required In replac
ing those worn out.
Tho work to be done under supervis
ors ot tho committee, on streets and In
accoreance with plans and specifications
of said committee. - , t
The right to reject any or all bids is
reserved. J. 6. Phillis, City Clerk.
The Tidal Wave-It Haa mtrmth Call
Just Received 6.000 of the celebrated
Tidal Wave, et elgari ' Try toes
Trad supplied. ' " Pr.rrts A jDtu
Cairo, Ills., Thursday Evimm,)
Febrnary 14, 1878. j
Au slferuale between rain and sun
thine, dry weather and showers, baa
been tbe characteristics of the weather
since our last report In business clrs
elos either one or the other would doubt
less have proved wore satisfactory, but a
mixtnre.and such a mixture as we have
had, has been the reverse. The streets
present a woeful appcaran .-f mud aud
slush, and teamsters and dr.ymcn brave
tho mud because their "daily bread" de
pends upon their labors. From all parts
of tbe country complaints are heard ot
the mud embargo placed upon the move.
ment of grain and produce. Tbe roads
everywhere are In the worst possiblo
condition. Business here, under all the
circumstances, is even more active than
could be expected. It Is true that bus!
ness generally Is confined to tbe order
trade, there being nothing in the nature
ot a speculative demand for either flour,
grain or bay. The rivers are about
stationary, with an abundance of water
in every direction.
RATRS 0F IKKIOHT TO NfcW ORLEANS AND
Dry bbl 25 M
(rain special li
Pork A Beef 3d 4j
Hay 10 2u
Bank landings 5 cents per 100 llm.,aiid
10 cents ppr bid. higher.
MrOtir friends should bear In mi ml
that the prices here given are only lor
saies iroiu ursc nan ji in round lots, in
filing orders and for broken lots It Is
necessary to charge an advance over
There Is no ohiing, worthy of mention
in tbe general l-iK.r oi the flour market.
The demand i iiiirtt -J almost entirely
to tbo order irade, and is almost ex
clusively for intermediate graib-s. Prices
remain about as last quoted. Receipts
aro light and stock- are reduced. Sales
300 tibia Various (.rradvs ou
orders J4 50(5,8 60
100 ' Choice Family 0 00
400 " Various Oradea on
orders 4 00(56 25
Patent Process " 7 00
Various Grades ou
urders 4 25i1 5
There is a limited diinatid tor choice
hay at quotations, while common and
low grades are plenty and dull. Re
celpts of choice are light and the supply
limited. Sales reported were 1 ear of
choice Timothy at $12 50; 8 cars corns
mon at $8; 5 ears do, $S 60; 2 cars choice
Timothy at $11 600,12: 3 'cars choice
Timothy at $12.
There i very little change In the
market tor oats. Receipt arc liberal
and the supply fair, while (he demand is
only moderately active. Prices ore not
changed. We quote sales of 2 cars
mixed, in bulk at 27.-; 1 car mixed, in
sacks ut 30c; '3 cars mixed, In bulk, at
2Gc; 3 cars mixed, in sacks at 30c; 1 car
black seed oats, in sacko, at 33c; 2 cars
mixed, in Sacks at 31c
Receipts of corn are limited, though
the demand Is not active. Prices, though
not unchanged, are not so firm, and a
weaker feeling pervades the market.
Sales reported were 2 cars white, in bulk,
40c ; 5 cars white, m sacks, 4 ic.
There is a limited demand tor meal,
though prices are low and weax. The
supply Is fair. Males reported were 100
Mils, eirv, $2 25; 70 bbls. country, kiln
m ,,, Oo,
Bran Is In fair supply aud, steady at
$14 60(3)15. Sales were 100 sacks, 1B;
250 sacks, $14 50.
rim market is well supplied with po
tatoes, while the demand Is only moder
ately active. Prices are uot changed.
Sales were 50 bbls. peachblows at $1 40;
60 bbl. peerlesd and early rose at $1 90.
Receipts oi apples are light ami a
limited supply of strictly choice would
sell readily at good prices. A large
stock is cot wanted. We quote sales of
20 bbls, medium grades at $3 0003 50;
30 bbls. choice Gwiiting, Winesap and
Romanltes, 4 00; 10 bbls. strictly choice
at $4 50(2.4 75.
Receipts ot poultry are large and the
market Is now well supplied, and prices
have declined. We quote sales of 4
coops mixed chickens at $2(7,2 50, 10
dozen chickens at $2 C0&2 75; 3 dozen
turkeys at $99 50; 3 coops chickens at
$2 252 50; 4l0 lbs dressed turkeys at
79c; 3 coops chickens at f 2 50.
.. Thomirketis lull of all kinds of .but
ter, while anything but strictly choice Is
unsaleable. Sales reported were S pkgs.
choice nortberu roll at 17c; 300 lbs north
ern roll at 1T18.!; 13!pkgs southern Illi
nois roll at 12(13c; 6 tubs packed 15c.
The market Is full of eggs, and yet
receipts aro large. Prices are down,
and the demand limited. We note sales
of 600 dozen, lOe; 300 dozen, 10c; 500
dozen, bjc ; 200 dozen, Wj. (
Sales were 15,000 lbs. clear rib (country)
bacon sides, 6Jo ; 0,000 lbs. bacon should
ers, 4fo ; 0,000 lbs. hams, ftc.
Sales of lard were 10 tierce. Ki ttle
The weather is again soft and too
warm for handling dressed meat witb
safety, and as a consequence dealers do
not care to handle much ol It. Several
lots ol hogs sold at 44s, Ret it worth
... ... J.-.. CABBAGE. .
. Cabbage is in fair supply and light de
mead, Prices are not changed, however.
Extraordinary Inducements to Purchase
TTmtil evftoy C5Htrlaitasa 'Weels.. , J
Willi offer to the Public
FABRICS and SIIiKt
Tba Finest assortment of Ladles' Cloaks
Unequalled Attractions Silk nanderehiels, Collars, Cuff and Ties in larss Vwiaty
A Full ai.d Complete Llns of Genu' Furnishing Goeda-told at astonlahlsgly low p
Zephyrs, Wools and Fancy articles ot sll shades and colors.
Ladles 8boes actually at Cost.
Carpets and Oil Cloths la endless variety, quality and pattern,
Wc take pleasure lu announcing to our
or fl nnuf frvln. .nuilal t .. ,4 n ....... ...
J , u"uuim iwwanu attractive articles or venu are now on exhibition
are being oflered at most extraordinarily low prices. '
J. Ill KGT.lt.
PHCENIX DRUG STOR
Corner 18th Street & Oom'rl AveJ
I Have Opened an
BOJUAJluUMifiS, CHEMICALS, STATIONE
And Toilot Articles,
To Whioh I Call the Attention of the Public
txHTl will make the accurate compounding of physljians prescriptions a
Sales were 1.000 head3 at $2 50&4.
JSales of onions wen; 14 bbls. northern i
at $2 25. The supply not large, while
tbe demand Is fair.
Sale were 4
"ticks dried apples,
lb.; 2 bags peanuts at
peeled, 3u per
"j c Pr pound.
Soli's weretiOO bbls. t lino river at SI 1",
SIONAL SERVICE RKPORT.
UIm or rail
8t. PiU -
X j J
at. Lou li 11
JAMES M. WAHoN,
Beraront Signal fkrvlce. U. S. A
Tbe race between the Charles Morgan
and A. C. Dounally from New Orleans to
Cincinnati ts attracting considerable atten
tioo. Toey left New Orleans aid oy tide
in tbe presence of 1200 spectators; sad
amid the wlldeit cheers. Tbe Morgan'.wss
the fa orite boat and beti were freely of
fered tbat she would beat the Dounally 21
hours to Cincinnati. Tbe Dounally bas
perbaps 300 tool of freight, t4 cabin sad
20 deck passengers. The Morgan 100 tons
60 cabin and 120 (leek patrnger. Tba
Morgan arrived here at 2:30, and tbe
Dnnnully at 8 o'clock, five and a half hou a
apart toClio. The Donnally wasfouraud
abalf days to Cairo.
Tbe Cherokee and C, B. C'huicb are
making Mardl Gras exuurKlon trips to .Saw
3,500,000 bu-hcli coal have left I'ltLturi
on tbe present waler.
The coal exchange ol Piltxburg have re
solved to cease operating their uiimi
on Saturday the 10th ln-l. totapiriodof
two weeki," resuming Monday, March 4,
continuing two wet ks and again suspend
ing rpererations until April 1st.
Capt. Thntuas Sbunian died at ftronn
vllle Pa. Tuesday night la-t.
The U. P. ttehenck added 40 tuns here
and was deeply laden.
Th Idlewild came through yesterday in
place of tbe Jim Fhk, aba bad a light trip.
i he Wabash river is on a high.
The Colorado for Vlckhurg. and Fu
ture City and barges for New Orleaus are
Wheeling Intelligencer, Ferbiuary, VI:
Sunday was tbe forty-sixth anniversary
of tbe greatest flood ever known iu this vi
cinity. Xtotcured on tbe lOtb ol Febru
ary, 1832. and was prolific of many Inci
dents woicb are well remembered by
some of our older residents. Previous to
1832 tbe greatet flood ever known on Hie
ODio won the hig ipumpktn flood of 110.
Tbe fliod of 1:62 wim the lartt lince the
ore twenty years earlier.
l.i nHEK tO.VtRAIT.
City Clerk's Ofkick. )
Cairo. Ills., Feb'y. 14, 1878.
Staled lenders will be received at tills
office until six o'clock, p.m., of I uesday,
March 6, lb78, tor furnishing such lum
ber as the city may require lor the cur
rent Use .1 year ending December 31, 1878.
. SaM lumber to be ol good and sound
white or burr oak, white or yellow pine
or cypress, and tree from sap or unsound
knots, aad ot such dimensions as may he
required, and to he delivered In such
quantities, times and places within the
corporate limits as the com in li tee on
irerts mav direct.
The right to reject any or all bids Is
reervfd. J. B. Puillw. City Clerk.
BILL OF FARE.
' and. Twine.
ALDEN, (1RAVES & CO.
a-flii No. 78, Ohio Levee.
A SJaed t haaee.
I will pay a moderate salary and give
steady employment to the right party to
sell my coal In Cairo. Bond will be re
quired. Correspondence solicited.
M-lw. Harrtsburg, 111. ,
soma uaprtcadtaud Bargalna' la
and Fun in the City.
patrons and tho public grnerallv thai
. i. . i ... . "
iu iuuh wuii purvoase wunin tno nex
Entire New Stock of -
. E. 0'HAE4
Grand Masauerada Ball
AS Ttirnwr Hall, f rbru.tr j I. lJ
A BKAUT1H I. TABLEAU,
"ine Indian War Dtnce," given by
iruinii. in me. uyninasuo sciioel, and
rlous other eutertaiiiinents.
Price of Tickets..
Tickets sold by the committee of
rangenients, and also at the follow
P'aces: A. Jacket's: tlm fiir rk.
E. Builer's; H. Hebiacker's; P.G. 5k.hu
a rug store.
Committee ol arrangements :
Louis (.'. Hr.KBLBt
2 6 Id.
hOaViGeo. r. uwum
: Will deliver his great lecture,
"A RSJ'LT TO ISUEUMOLI. FROM
At the Atheneti'n, Tuesday tve.. Feb. 1
As afascmati.ig orator, logical reasoJ
er, an accomplished scholar and a pee:
less awl luvlneit.it' a.suilaut, Wendild
U, at the bar and in politic, tbe peer
lion. George R. Wendllug deliverd
bis grtat lecture in reply to Ingersol
at Library Hail, In the city of 8t. Loull
January l."sh, lSTit, to an audience
over 2,000 ol the uuM cultured and
elligcut people ot that city, and hu
j drtds stood iu Hie aisles during lis d
livery, not a person, to our knowle Ig4
I leaving the Iwii, l ie result was a eoiJ
pleto success, culminating in a perfi
ovation. Ho wua iiumedia'ely otl'urv
$500.00 to repent llw same lecture In th
cUy, w hii-it i'udi.1, w UU similar result
A toird i.iv.u.'k.n has uln aly fulluwd
this, and he lus i-iuw received luvitatloi
from Miehcniea as M:. Veruon, Blooin
Irigton, III.. Lafayette, Indianapolis. Indl
Chicago, Milwaukee, New York, Wasli
Ingtou, 1). C, etc.
Mr. VV endiing being an eminent lav
yer, a ripe scholar, a profound thlnkd
unit log'clitn, lu is Miecit!llv fitted
answer Col. Ingersoll In his assaults upol
S'Hiiillinr In :,ry lloHorholil.
lr. It. V. Plen-e tha gr at 'medlold
uiau" of Buffilo, U junnlng f-ir tbe o fll if
ot senator (rout that city. He seems to
the isot popuUr ram on the track, aw
well nisy be t, far bis diui i is familiar 1
every bnii-ehrld to ihe laid, and peopl
wilt vols fur bun r-arulcssof his polltin
Correct, as the Kriri alwsva la. Tti
doctor was elected by about 8,oihnjrttY
H-vles 1 icretiy glvn tli:it I wl; be af
the fo.lowlcg named uiicsa, at Ihn time
oelow stated, fortue purpota of eolluoiiiw
tue revenue oi Aioxaoour county, I, la.,
tlie year A D., 1877, tu-wttr
At tbe store bouse et E. t'ullry A Co.
Clear Crsi k prrcinct.oa Monday, Februar
'iotb A. I 1878.
At the store houe of B, A. F.dmuudinnl
in Clear Cruck pre.-.lnct, on luaady, Felt
runrj .uin, a. u , in.n,
At the store bou-e of B. F. Browa
Itro.. in 'I'bHl.e i.r emet. ou Wadnesdar
February 27th, A. 1), b7S. ,
At tbe store bouso of A. 11. Ireland, li
Santa Fe preeinct, on Thursday, Februai;
iih, A. li.lSiS.
At the store bouse of F. I, Atberton, i
Co., In Goona Island piecioekon Friday!
March Ut. A. !., 1S78. I
At tbe residence ol M. ilunaacktr.ln Dof
Tooth precinct, on bsturday, Jnsrctt Had.
A. 1) , 1H7S. J
At the store house of W.B. tlooppa. Ir
Moilau'. Park, Cutty precinct, ou Monday;
March 4th, A. l 1-78. ,1
At tttu stare huu-m of lit, W, Short, !(
fianduxky, Unity proomT on Tueausy'
March 6tu, A. D 1S7.1. J
At the store house of Run Iltrgrave. It
Tiiedn, ilns ewooij pn-elnet, wn rVedatt
day.MarebSth, A.D.,17I. Mr-
At tVo. Ohio Levt ttoulti Calresw
elnct. oa Tuumilay, 7tb, FrWav. Sta, at
Saturday, Otis day in March, W'.S.
At tb courthouse in Aor'b Calre pr
cln o. aad alter MVIxVSioJP.' !
Sbsrffl and Collector,
fair, Ills., Fb. 4th. 1S7. . MM '