., ia tiK oolama, ot tfctee
l!i, Thirty tnt.
0E 'K I.OAU BR4K ANl.WMIP
stuff for sale from Depot, by KKiLLY
ryrr ch n huumry
i'JtAJtvJr Wood, c!ii-p for cash. n the
if ATI' H
i.im aud Secoud tots,, by CODY 4t
URifKS MOSS, lor Church, & Parlor
CcomaUous. at the r lorai ueia. aecu-ii
af" 1IK.N A l'PJuKs Uocd as anybody's
VJ7 Kr be money, at So per barrel: Del'
lit for J 1 60 per barrel, ami best lor si per
: :ri, lor s e by L. live t J EK, JR., Jo.
Irf North Water .Street. deei3-lw
ttmi;rbi;boh cofstt TEX
V j fir ii ilia pr cent. Bonds, at tbe
Inst .National Bsuik, Evansville. ocl-lf
rrH i: nnLVixGoccrpiEBBT w
iO. vv ater street, will be for rent,
u or aiier the lt of January. For terras,
etc, inquire on tbe pretuesis. BROSK&
A T1VO-.STOKT BBICK DWELL-
jLX. leg bouse, containing twelve room?,
comer of ilt- rd Cherry Sts. Apply at
the i.iullrg lioaseof W. J LOWRY CO.
A TSI3A XOJiTH. a new dwelling.
j,Jk, w;n four rooms, ail cicely papered;
. cellar and stable, to a quiet fam
a quiet i
ily. Arr'iy comer Fourth and Main Sts.,
!0 A. M f UttAttt.
ON SICOSD, BETWEEN CHIBBT
ard Locust, one Lady'sSleeve Button,
with Coral Set. Tne finder will be liber
al v rewarded oy returning to No. 19 First
Street. MILLER, UARDNEH .SCO.
Sr'M at- a chandler and tbe Opera Honse.
... . ,n.,sn Kr DroB. set with Uarnet and
Pearl. A liberal reward will be paid If
leu at H. A. COOK'S Oriental Tea More,
fk 1.1- PEBSOX9. HiTIJiO IXCOW-
4 nie! seta oc booKf. in parts, to aa.
uit-s W. E. .DIBBLE, 51 West Fourth St.,
3U. VTBI9HT WILL FIIiI A LOT
of butter consigned to him at Forth.
t'&vr' Mf-!, on Third 8t, It
Corrected lime Table, December 12.
Evansville ft t rawfordsville B. B.
Accommodation 4 :S0 a-m 6 :o f.m
M all 10 ::5 A.M. 9:30 P.M
.j.orea . 40 P.M. 11:45 A.M
t. l.eni. Vrl-Ii, terre Ilaote A
liMliiuitDallii K. K..
I.ave T. Uaule. troing JSait. ijoing West
t ii .. 7 3 A.M. 11 :10 A..M
iprth-H. . . 4:1J P.M. 4:(0 F.
6.x ure 1 Oi a.m. 10ui5 P.M
Ohio A- ftLialHlmi E. K.
rtJi-t 'in-nne. trn.7at. Goinsr Rjf
i itiress 1j p.m. 4:25 p.m
:. J .. ... 1 :40 P.M. 1 :U5 A.M
X:. X prtKS 10 -0 P.M. 7 i0 A.M
TrtSDir, 20, tsio.
SSTEeai Ilallock & Ford's Local
Notice. They are on hand for the
Net? Yeab's Callixq Cards. We
Lave received our Calling Cards for
1871. Call and sec them, at the Joua
"AL Job Koom3. They are beautiful
Ladies' Meetixg. The ladies con
rectei with the congregation of Trin
ity M. E. Church are requested to
meet in the church parlors this after
noon at 2 o'clock. Promptness is de
i;-i?In addition to their large stock
cf holiday goods, Fish & Barter have
all the Litest magazines, pictorials,
and all the latest publications. Sorib
ner's cew Magazine received last
ESfMaay articles that are very
suitable fa Christmas presents can
he found at '.he JonasAL Office. A
look through cur stock may save you
That Cosiest. Putting some cre
dence in the statement of the Courier
of Sunday, that a bond in the case of
the Ttsitz-Decker election contest
was still filed, an examination of the
nastier was made yesterday. It ap
pears after all, that the statement of
the withdrawal of the bond was true,
for although it is now in the offioe of
the County Commissioners, it bears
an endorsement showing that it was
once returned to tho persons who
5Goli pen3 are jast the thing
for presents. Find a large stock at
the Jocbxal OSee.
Fish & Babteb. By reference to
our advertising columns, it will be
seen that this book house is ready for
the holiday season with an unusually
good afsortment of bocks and station
ery. Among the former will be found
some of the best standard works, ele
gantly boand, together with books
for boys and girls, of every
style and character, and gift
book3, of every description. Among
the latter will be found every Btyle of
gold pens for gentlemen and ladies,
and writing desks with choice quali
ties of paper. In addition to all
these there are most beautiful chro
mos and a more elegant or appro
priate Christmas present can not be
eelected copied from the finest oil
pictures of master painters. We d
not see how any one can look into tbe
store without seeing something that
will he particularly appropriate as a
present for a particular friend. We
advise the agents of Santa Claus not
to go by Fish & Barter without drop
ping in and adding to their supply of
Members 6f the General Bap
tist Association will remember that
we publish the General Baptist Hymn
Book. We have some on hand, very
suitable for a holiday present.
" The King's Esglisii." The
speech of Nicholas Riechardt before
the Council, last night, which the
reader will find in the Council pro
ceedings, calls to mind some of the
English made use of by members of
A short ime ago, when the propo
sition to improve the road across the
ravine near Ingleeide, was under dis
cussion, a member of the committee
on that work, said the committee had
ia compensation two plans for the
Oa the proposition to defer action
in the matter of filling the canal, an
other member said the matter had
already been corresponded twice, and
he opposed any more corresponding of
the matter. It should be done at
When it was proposed to open bids
for graveling Fulton Avenue, another
member said it was best to wait until
more than two bids were received.
There was not sufficient composition.
One of the gentlemen referred to. is
as member of one of the "learned pro
fessions," but the other two are plain,
homespun men, without pretention to
Fiss Pocket Books. Some very
fine pocket-books quality the best
st the Joprnat, Ofiios. i
The Annual Vanderburgh County
Institute met yesterday, in the Iligh
School building. There wers about
fifty teachers present, which was as
large an attendance as the weather
The committee appointed to arrange
a programme ot exercises reported
the following, viz.:
That T. W. Peck, County Examin
er, act as chairman during the Insti
tute, and Miss Annie Ileadea as Sec
retary. In tho absence of Miss Header),
Miss Lydia Ashley was appointed
Secretary pro tern.
The Chairman conducted the open
ing excercises. which were followed
by some preliminary remarks.
The next in order was a recitation
in practical and ana!ytical arithmetic
by Mr. A. J.;McCutchan and hie, A,
division. The subject of eubio meas
ure was well presented, and the rapid
ity of the work was complimented by
We have not time to comment on
the work, but it is euScient to say
that every exercise was a success.
From ten o'clock to eleven, A.M.,
Mr. Peck conducted two recitations.
one in spelling and the other in Eng
lish Grammar. The class used dur
ing the hour acquitted itself well.
The next in order was the discus
sion and criticism of the manner of
conducting the previous reoitations,
and comments were made on the pro
gress of the classes.
The afternoon session began at l:rfU
p.m., ana ciosea at 4 ooo. a
Dart of the afternoon was occupied by
Prof. Zeller, in giving his plan of
teaching ratio. The Institute was bo
much interested in the Professor s
method that it consented to give him
twico the time S2t apart for this ex
The last instructions of the day
were given by Prof. Gow, cn the sub
ject of phonetio spelling. The lesjon
was very valuable and instructive.
After discussing the best method
of correcting stammering, the Insti
tute adjourned to meet at 9 o'clock
The following will constitute a part
of to-morrow'a programme :
A paper will be read, on the subject
of Sohool Government, by T. W.
Mr. McCutohan will conduct two
reoitations with his class, o.ie in Map
Drawing and one in Arithmetic
Miss A. Wack will conduct an ex-
eroise in Composition Writing, and
Miss M. Spence an exercise in Pri
The friends of education are in
vited to ba present.
tQy-Lead pencils very pretty, and
suitable for presents at the JouB
Holiday presents at Schlaepfer's
Tub thermometer range for yester
day, was, at 7 a m,, 40, noon 46, and.
at 6 P.M., 44.
A report of the brilliant party on
the Arkansas Belle, will be found in
the river columns.
A Christmas cheese, of mammoth
proportions, is on exhibition at Billy
Caldwell's Grocery. Other Christ
mas "goodies" to matoh it, will be
All the packing houses are now in
full operation, and all cut pork to
day. Persona who have not euffio
ient stamina, can obtain a good sup
ply of backbone at any of them.
The friends of Theo. Bkchof, late
of the Journal office, will be pleased
to learn that he ia now the proprietor
of two newspapers, the Kuokuk Post,
a tri weekly, and the Hancock County
Journal, a weekly, published at Nau
voo, UU. Theo. must cherish kind
recollections of his old Eransville as
sociations, for the principal literary
matter in one of his papers is a tale,
The wet and sloppy condition of
the streets, yesterday, made items
scarce, but in spite of the unfavorable
weather a couple cf fightii were gotten
up. In one of the contests Police
man Jackson came off victor over a
prisoner, not however, without some
damage to himself. In the other
fight a man who has figured in similar
affairs, Inflicted pretty severe punish
ment on a river man. No arrests in
the latter case.
A gentleman living in the upper
part nf the city, a great smoker, was
astonished a few evenings since by the
sudden and violent destruction of his
pipe. When his regular time for
taking his evening smoke came on he
loaded his pipe from some choice
"Kilikinick," which he carried loose
in his pocket, and eat down to enjoy
it, when suddenly away flew his pipe
into a thousand fragments. Oo ex
amination of his pocket he found that
by some mismanagement he had been
carrying cartridges and tobacoo
A swindler called on a Catholic
clergyman a short time einoe, telling
him that a gentleman who was sick at
a Water Street hotel, had in charge
the remains of a young man, which
he had brought from California,
consigned to his care for bum!, end
presented a check for 175, out of
which he desired the reverend gentle
man to take $50 to defray the expense.
The gentleman, as is too frequently
the case with clergymen, did not have
the necessary amount with him, and
deeming the case a very singular one,
asked tbe young man to accompany
him to the store of a friend, where
the check could be cashed The mer
chant examined the check, which was
on one of the city banks and duly
certified, but declined to cash it until
he could consult the Cashier; and
while a messenger was sent to find
him, the young man from California
slipped away. An inquiry at the
hotel named proved that no such man
as that described ever (.topped there.
Water Hates. The following are
the water rates proposed for adoption
by the Water Works Committee, and
referred to in the Council proceedings
elsewhere. Several cf the Council
men announced in the meeting last
night that they had never seen the
proposed rates in print; hence, we
publish them, that they and the pub
lie may know what the Council pro
WATEA BATI8 PER AMCM.
One family occupying a house contain
ing 1 or 2 roomii price 14 ; 3 or 4, (6:6 or 6.
V, ; 7 or 8. f S ; 9 or 10, 110 ; 11 or 12, ll ; 13 or ll!
13; 15 or 10,114.
Houses containing more than 18 rooms,
5 j ren la extra for each addtloaal room.
lloufts occupied by more tnan one fami
ly, 12 60 extra for each addltlenal famliy.
B ardiDK-hocies to be charged name rates
as above, and 60 cents additional lor each
Public Baths warm, tia, cold, 18 per an
num. Private Baths warm, in, cold, (3
per annum. Walr closets public, from
$5 to 10 each, prtYate, 13 per annnm. Sta
tionary wuu BlanJi, witb byrtrant t
tacbmenta public . private 1 per an
num. Barbere.fcJ. Piujjs or boee hydrants
for washing sidewalks, '! for eacb. house 1i
feet front or less, and 6 cents for cb. ad
ditional front foot: corner honses, botb
j rout to be estimated. Pings for gardens
and otber purposes to oe assessed, toon-
bread Uaaers rana uwrei tut eaiu
barrel Dour, liara-oreau ana vracter x
kers. 1 oont per barrel. Stores, offices and
sleeping rooms from re to lu per annum.
Couee-uouses iroui o iu per hukuu,
Kestar ants ana loautiuui iq do 8ewui
I.ivtrv stables, for eacb stalls 82 per an
nnm. Private stables, for eacb Stall, 2 per
annum. Stable for work norses or cotvs,
f 1 SO far eacb home or cow. Carriages, bun
gles or wagon, ix eacn per annum. xm
ber cbalra, ti eacb per annum. tSmttb
fires, X each per annum. Brick: worn, 10
cents per louO. stone work, 3 cents per perch
Piasierlnr, 3 cents per bushel of lime
used. Private Schools, from tito I 0 per
annum. Sprinkling streets In front of
bouses, special permit required. Hteatn
Engines, .Manufactories, Hotels, Distiller
ies, Breweries, Tanneries, Slaughter Hous
, u.ntir.AtnriM r.f t rttiiectloner its. and
ait mhAr InrcA conanmers. at the rate of
15 cents perl.OOO gallons, to be estimated
by tbe Superintendent orSurveyor, or ty
Meter, aud to additional for every fifty
hands emptoyed. Urina's to be assessed.
....... t?or.xiA Hinn I'nric and Box. Lead
I t.. vy. . , -..r
P r. and Pavlne. will average imiu "
Recorder's Court. JV. Willard,
Esa..presiding.m. Moss and m
Muncaster were examined on a charge
of laroeny of iron from the levee
Thev were committed to jau.
Chas. Mavwood gave security lor
the payment of $5 45, as a token of
repentance for a drunk.
The rest of the record reads: anos.
IVTrtrTtliTr drunk. $r 10. raid : Peter
' . ' ' .. TXT
T?o.a drnni. S(I 10. Daid : JU. .
Stol?e. drunk. $5 65. paid; Pat. Hart
igan, drunk, $5 30, paid ; Thos. ii, wiog,
disorderly. $5 30, taid; Jacob Kaho,
disorderly. $5 30, paid. The last
named victim, Kahn, ia a delegate
from Owensboro. The rest are sup
posed to be of domestic growth. -Wm
Gopman paid $5 70 for disorderly con
duct, and Jerry Clifford replevied
fine of $4 45 for a simple drunk.
The only other criminal proceeding
that came before any of the Courts
was the entry of a complaint before
Justico MoTernan, by a young man
asainst his father-in-law for " surety
of the teace. the trial of which was
Personal. Mr. Monroe Q. WiI
son, who has been a resident among
us for a year or two past, has re
moved to Louisville. Mr. Wilson
was very favorably, although not ex
tensively known in the city, both in
sooiety and professionally, he having
been employed most of the time with
Messrs. Boyd & Wood, architects,
but by his gentlemanly demeanor,
has left many friends behindhim, who,
regretting his departure, wish him
great suocess in his new home.
Thi HrjTCHlNSONS. Oar readers
will reoollect that this (roup give
their grand eoncert to-night.: The
New York Trihune says .of them:
"They sing for the million, and no
parson, having a heart, can listen to
them without, delight." The New
Haven Palladium says: "The most
chaste and admirable musical treat to
which the people of New Haven have
lately listened." Go, and give them
and the Library Association a full
house. For particulars, see local no
tice. tSyBuy initial paper for Christ
mas presents. You can get it at the
Dramatic. The lovers of the
legitimate drama will be delighted to
learn by the advertisement in this
issue that we are have John E
Owens at the Opera House, on Friday
and Saturday evenings. '
KICK. REICHES1'3 SPEECH.
CoTJSdL Chambeb, Evansvii,i,e, j
Monday, Dec. ID, 1S7U.
The Council met In regular sersion. Pres.
ent Mesxrs. Kile?, Van Kiper, Muhl
hausen, Kichardt, Carpenter, Schaum,
Heliman, and Djughty. HLs Honor, the
The minutes of the meeting of De
cember 6th were read, and on the motion
'a aoDrove Mr. Munihausen snoke at
leneth against tbe approval, on the ground
that tbe order granting the right of way
to the K. C. & P. R. K. Co., through the
streets of the city, was Illegally passed
The minute, were approved.
On motion of Mr. Scuaum, an order for
the opening of an alley through Block 82,
Lamuco. wu pasaea, ana Messrs. John
A. Kelts and Wm. Xolle were ap
pointed aa tbe appraisers, Messrs. Luu
kenhelmer and F. J. Reltz having declined
Doctor M. J. Bray was, by consent, al
lowed to correct his tax schtdnle. he hav
ing been absent from the city at the
Mr. J. Andrea, by consent, appeared be
foreltbe Council, and presented his claim,
which has been before the Council for scl
eral years, for damages for tbe opening or
Sycamore Street, through property which
he held by a lease.
Messrs. Carpenter and RIcliardt made
partial reports concerning tbe matter, Mr.
Carpenter opposing any. compensation,
and Mr. Richardt moving to allow him
100, which had been tendered by tbe
Council of last year, and refused by Mr.
Mr. Uonghty, by request, made a state
ment of the matter, and showed that Mr.
Andrea had refused to listen to any propo
sition except It allowed him 1300, as at first
On motion of Mr. Doughty, amending
Mr. Ricbardt's motion, Mr. Andrea was
The olalra of Mr. Potts, owner of the
property of which Mr. Andrea held a lease
was reierrea to me committee on Streets
The claim of Jesse Walker. Administra
tor of the estate of Wm. U. Walker
ceased, for balance of salary, was nreeent.
ed and the letter of Asa Iglehart, attorney
iur iao iHimiBmrawr, snowing tnat the
action of the Council of lm in cutting
down the Mayor's salary, had been decld
ea to be void oy tne supreme court.
The claim was allowed.
The following bills were allowed :
uippusat man.uiencai work, lndex-
lug the city's books
I 75 00
Police pay roll .
Daniel O'Hara, hauling.......
Street labor pay roll...-..-
Albert Schi filing, dog checks...
Evansvtlle Union advertising..
Wm. Barker, hauling earth .
W. H. Wells sc Co., hardware...
H. O. Babcock, wheelbarrows...
Cook & Rice, hauling cinders
Fred. Geiger, repairing desk...
J. Mclnnerny, earth filling..,
was. v. oaunaers, surveying........
A. J. Hntcheson, setting posts on
Evansville Cotton Mill, waste
Chas. Denby, services as City Attor
ney, balance after deducting col
lections to the amotmtt of (loS.-.-.
C. Tomhemelt, recording...-.
Orphan Asylum donations
Chas. Stelner, labor on wrecks -
A. J. Hntcheson, tugging on wreck..
Wm. Meeks, weigher
Valentine walker, watching .
J. B. Higble, barges, dec .
Jos. Thomas.- - .
P. M. Philips, weighing
John Shea, watching .
Samuel Orr dfc Co., use of scales.. .
Steamer Fayette, tugging.-.- .....
Steamer Ecsert, wrecking........ ......
. 5 10
Tbe bill of Philip Decker for oil, e., was
reierreu ttt tua uuuiuiiuefl on, Claims,
A petition from B. Schlapker, for tue ex-
waptiuu mji a iuii ua tne corner or fourth
and Vine Streets from taxation, the same
having been donated to the Sisters of
Charity tor hospital purposes, was referred
to the Finance Committee.
Mr. Van Riper presented a verbal peti
tion from Humphrey A Lewis for a re
duction of wharfage rates, and on his mo
tion tbey were allowed wharfage at the
rate of five dollars per montb, from the
dale of tne lue fire.
Petitions from F. T. Hodge, Lewis
Damn, the heirs of J. C. Stone, and John
Uutenberger, for reduction of taxation,
were referred to the ;Commlttee on Erro
Robert McLure was permitted to trans
fer his express license to George Duncan.
Tbe ordinance against the crying out of
goods and wares upon tbe street, and col
lecting crowds upon the streets, was read
a second time and passed unanimously.
A resolution of Mr. Van Riper, author
izing tee preparation of the city's bonds
for tne E.41. Straight Line R. R. Co., was
A resolution of Mr. Van Riper, authorla
leg the withdrawal of s&o,0W Water Works
bonds from the custody of Mr. Saml. Bay
ard, for transmission to the Connecticut
Mutual InsnraooeLife Co., was passed.
A resolution of Mr. Uotigbty, authoriz
ing the Committee on Street and Alleys
and the Street Commissioner to emnli.v
such force as may be necessary for the
proper protection and tepair of streets,
was opposed by Mr. Carpenter, and sup-
OOrted bV Mas&rs. flonehfv- Snhnn m
Mr. Carpenter moved to amanri an
to allow the employment onlv in
special oases. Mr. Heilmau seconded the
Street CorrmlsnSoner Knlm, being called !
on, exDlalned the dimoulty be experi
enced in being limited la his power to em
ploy men. ...
The amendment was adopted. Ayes
P.lcuardt, carpenter, Schauta and llell
man and the Mayor. Koei Messrs. lilies.
Van liiper, Muhitausen and loaghty.
The amended resolution was then re
jected. Ave Klchardt,Carpenter,8chsnm
and Hell'man. Noes Messrs. Eilea, Van
Kiper. Muhlhausen, Doughty ana we
A resolution was adopted authorizing
. v. a uavnvtk tnriArtik thA renresentati ve
of the Brlnkmeyer heirs the sum of 3U0,
awarded them for the opening of a twelve
foot alley tnrouga ia, xru.mo i -Enlargement.
- , ,
both sides of Fourth Street, from Powell
is uum Streets.
The City enrveror reporwa mm. au"
Helbling was erecting a budding on tne
northeast corner oi ruin ywmo ;
Third Street, and that tbe same projecieu
about two leel into lltn Avenue.
The Committee on Erroneous Taxation
reported In favor of reducing tbe personal
property of Charles Viele & Co. from j0,WJO
to HO.ouO, his personal property iroin i-2s,ww
toSd.UoO, and his residence from tlS.wW to
tl4,0x, and In favor of reducing tbe per
sonal property of George Viele Irom fo.OJO
Mr carpenter made a veroai report ui-
the case, showing why he had ao rec
ommenced. On motion of Mr. Muhlhaufen, Messrs.
Viele were permitted to file a schedule.
ThA u, ar witrRxiximmiiue rt) t w:"
scate of water rates for adoption, by the
city. ' , ,
Mr. cjamenier movea wte wiupuiiy w
rates. Mr. Uellman tnougnt there wn au
hurry, it naa better oe iaia over anu
Th. K.iiAtrmi? DoijpnLi h ni rpnnns u v ti.
fleers were approved: J. o. fcngianu.
W nan Jnaaier, sioo.w; n. x-.ui s. .
. . u . 1.' . If WnarK rtf. U . .1. n. M a 0
ter, 3 10; J. O'Meara. Wharf Master, 1161 4o;
i A Mf-ara. Whart Master. Ilii 75.
Mr. Hcoauiu piwbuwu iu, chbbui to'
fain Dartles asaing to oe relieved rrom
toe payment of certain notes given for
street improvements, xtererred to the
Messrs, cnariea scnuite ana w. carpen
ter, committee on improving the lower
Pigeon Creek bridge, reported In favor of
allowing an estimate of la.ULO to JA. Ar
Mr. Nicholas Relchart appeared before
tbe Council and made a speech very much
ss follows; and if the reader can see what
It means, he is welcome :
"Mr Breidentun Chenilement:
L wantsoo see about dem conetrcck fon
Allen mlt dem Hool's iiiU on dat canail
you know; oof de cemeetysie got right.
you KUUWi UU JUWt UO UUUOtlTCK WL u.
Council, you know. Oof det Oder mans he
ken meet It mlt dat way, yon know, den
I got yonsat so mooch right on mine
shtalp sonn den eny body, you know, Mr.
Bresldent. lion t i got rignt7 "
Tne Mayor announced, amid laughter
from tbe members, reporters and audi-
ence, that there was nothing belote the
Mr. Muhlhausen asked by what right
Mr. Heliman bad shut up tue alley be
tween First and Second Street and Pins
Mr. Heliman explained that the alley
bordered on properly owned by him and
others who consented. -
Mr. Muhlhausen moved that the Marshal
be instructed to order the alley opened.
The matter was referred to tbe Committee
on Streets and Alleys, on motion of Mr,
sidewalks No. 4. were ordered on the
south side of Sixth street, between Oak
ley and Mary Street, and on the east side
of Seventh, from Fourth to Franklin
Street. . ,
Mr. Carpenter moved to remit one-half
ot the amount assessed against the steamer
City of Kvansville.
Mr. Muhlhausen objected, tbey bad re
eived 25,uuu Insurance money and had
bought another steamer.
Mr. tougmy tnougnt it was a uau pre
cedent, the men who owned the stock
could tally as well afford to pay as a poor
man whose house was aestroyea, ana ex
empting in such cases was unknown.
Mr. Carpenter supported toe motion and
heartily regretted that the question should
Mr. Heliman saia tne biock was in great
part owned by men, who, like Captain
Daxter, could ill afl'ord tbe loss.
Mr. ixugniy. on explanation, sienmea
bis agreement to the proposition, and the
motion was agreed to.
At the request of the Mayor, the Finance
Committee, with the Mayor, was author
ized to cancel stamps as often as necessity
me ia ay or oaueu up toe application oi
Policeman Jackson for leave for Mr. Frey
to erect a sign, at the corner ot Second and
Main streets, warning loafers against con
gregating at that place.
xne leave was aianiea.
Mr. Muhlhausen asked leave for the
Committee on FJ . a Department to adopt
certain fire signals. Leave granted by
The Mayor asked for instructions in tbe
case of the collection of a large quantity of
carbon oil reported to him.
Mr. Schaum called attention to tbe nec
essity of laying a street crossing on Fulton
Avenue, and the Street Commissioner was
ordered lo place one as requested.
At Mr. Schaam's request the citizens,
resident on certain streets, were granted
leave to cut down streets standing therein
o the obstruction o "he same.
On motion of Mr. V in Riper, the Mayor
at.d Mr. Carpenter v. e.-e appointed a Com
iullt.ee to j-amlneSy.amore Street and re
port what amount of cement gravel will be
necessary to place thereon to render the
Tbe Mayor reported the bond and agree.
meat of C. H. Kramer s Co., for the exe
cution ox tne nan a mil canal niimg
contract. J. H. Roelker. Christian Decker
and John Danaettell are the securities on
the bond, which w approved.
Toe Mayor presented the complaints of
snuury citizens oi aeiective siaewaias.
The Mayor also reported that Mr. Sam-
nel Orr had accepted the tender of tbe
amount awarded him for the opening
of the cemetery road, with the under
standing that the road donated by him on
tbe extension of Cherry Street be vacated.
Wm. Bedford was allowed tOOO, In city
oraers, on account oi a sewer eoniracw
On motion of Mr. Dooghty the measure
ments on which tbe payin nts snail be
made for the canal filling were directed
to be made by City Engineer Saunders.
A somewhat lengthy discussion occur
red as to whet ber tbe measure should be
based on the excavation or filling, tbe vote
on which resulted in favor of measuring
In tbe canai
The contract for laylDg strait crossings
was awarucaio Mr. aiitbj JvirxpairieK, at
ronr cants per lineal loot, me council aa.
A STKANUEH DROWSED.
BY MRS. A C O.
" Last night about half-past ten o'clock,
a strange man fell overboard from Brown
& Co. 's wharf boat, and before assistance
could reach him he was drowned." Jour
nal cf Dec. 8lh.
Drowned, and the sense of a voiceless wave
Thrills through the city 'a polae to-nlgbt,
Whose life Is qnenched? Shall we ever
Whose face Is hidden from mortal sight?
Slowly tbe angel of hearth and home,
1 nmbereth silently, one by one.
Who is absent, no more to return,
Husband, or father, brother, rtn?
None. It was but a stranger, yet some
Some one Is waiting his safe return.
And the prayer that Uod keepeth the lips
Sjo'hs the lonely breast, where tbe fare-
All that we know is, a man was drowned,
O'er him bas settled the ray less tide ;
Oh ! may good angels keep watch around,
And his landing be bright on u tbe other
side ! "
United States EarshaTg Kotioa.
U sited States or America. )
District of Indiana, f 885
W a libel of information
was hied in the Dlstriot r-nnrt mih.
United states for tbe Dlstriot of Indiana,
tu,uuB.t ui repiemoer, 157U, by co
Iambus McDonald, against the sieamboat
Emma Floyd, ber Boilers, Engine, Tacale,
A pparel, and Furniture, seized at said Dls
triot, in a cause of damages, civil and marl-
vittiiumg aamages in the snm
of t38S, and praying process against said
b3at, sc , and that the same may be con
demned and sold therefor.
Now, therefore, In pursuance of the Mo
nition under the seal of said Court to me
directed and delivered, 1 do hereby give
iiuuiiu uuuto tu au persons claiming said
goods, or any part thereof, or In anv man.
ner interested therein, that tbey be and
appear before tbe District Court of the Uni
ted states, to oe neia at the City of Indi
anapolis, in and for the District of Indi
ana, on the first Mondsv of January
next, at 10 o'clock of the forenoon of that
aay, men ana mere to interpose their
claims and make their allegations In that
behalf. tmss. spooner.
Marshal U. S.
by H. N. BIUELOW, Dep.
Attest: J. D. HowtAito, ci'k.
cuaa. JE. Mabsh, Proctor Sat LlbeUant.
Ho ! for Christmas and the
Ifin BOXES VAIJrC'IA, MtJS-J-9
VF cateii and Layer Raisins;
1,100 .os new .ante Currants:
AImo in store and for sale low
Mines Meat, Celery, Poultry, Oysters,
Egg-, Butter, Prunes, Dates, and a great
var.ety of Nuts, cranberries. Buckwheat
Fiour. 4c, at VICKERY BROS.,
tleclS 73 and 7S Main Street.
Ifiri B1SIEU OF GOOD OHIO
XtlU Jeustln Apples at S3 per barrel
au excellent apple for famliy nse, and very
cheap, at VICKERY BROS.,
73 and 78 Main StieeL
fkKIOKS. 20 bbls lust received and for
Bie at VlUKKKf BKOS.
73 and 78 Main Street.
HOBIISOK'S EGO BE4TEB-A
small article oosltng only 60o: worth
five times the price In any family that
have eggs to beau Ask for it at
declo 73 ana 78 Main Street.
BBOWISO EXTK1 FAMILT Flour,
said by tnose who use It to be as good
as any Hour sold in the city, and only (3
per bag: warranted to o.ease, or the money
refunded, at VICKERY BROS.,
decl5 73 and 78 Main Street.
I A1UUA. U.H
HORNBROOK A CO.,
No. ( North Water Street,
of all kinds
Fish & Barter,
19 lYXnin Street,
Would respectfully call the attention of
the public, to their unusually
Large and Elegant Stock
Selected with especial care for the coming
Ureat pains have been taken to secure the
V A I L a h. A n J
KewtsE aaa mosi J19zslui trowm, i
And their entire Btosk will be found, both
iniiUALiii ana PRICES, the
Heat and Cheapest
Ever brought to this city. Attention
asked to the complete lines of
Illustrated Presentation Book!
Toy and Juvrenile Books,
In great variety.
Prayer an Hymn Books,
Of all sites and styles.
Family and Pulpit Bibles,
In Plain and Ornamental Binding.
Poetical and Religious Books
In New Styles of Binding.
ALSO TO THIIR
Of all kinds, consisting In part of
Walnut. Mahogany. Rosewood and
Numerous s:z.s and Patterns.
BEZIQUE SETS and
Fireside Games of all Kinds.
A large assortment
EvansvICe, Cairo ft Kemplla
Steam Jacket Com'y,
N. F. NI8BET Preslc.nt
H. M. B WEETSKB -Secretary
H. T. DEXTER JSaperlntendent
JOHN 8. HOPKINS Treasurer
For HAWNKETOWN, CAIRO, PADU
uaju. ana Memphis.
The Low-Pressure Steamer
II. T. Dung, Master:
Kooins RrjDD. scleras,
Will leave Evansvllla evary MONDAY
and THURSDAY, at 4 P.M.
Leaves Cairo every TUESDAY and FRI-
XJA lMO j.m.
The new and elegant steamer
G. J. Gbammer, Master:
ai m. sumiiMiivriVioit,
Will leave Evanavliia every TUESDAY
and FRIDAY, at 4 KM.
Will leave Cairo every WEDNESDAY
and SATURDAY, at 0 P.M.
The above new magnlneent side-wheel
low-pressure steamets having been con
stracted expressly ior tnis traoe, win run
regularly daring the season, carrying the
U. n. Man ana aaum express; making
close aad positive connections at Cairo
with tbe M. St. L. Packet Co. steamers
for St. Louis, Memphis, Vicksburg, and all
way points, ana wim mw at, xjoaia x mew
Orleans Packet Co. steamers for New Or.
leans, giving through tickets and BUla
Lading to su Louis, aaempnia, vickanurc
and New Orleans. Also through tickets
and bills lading given to au points upon
tue Padacab A Gulf, Illinois Central, Mo
bile A Ohio, and Mississippi Central Rail.
roads, and Cumberland and Tanneesea
Rivers. Close connections maaa at Kv
ansvlile with the E. C. Railroad for all
points North and East, and with the Morn
ing Star and Taraeoon for Louisville and
tne u pper unio. opeciat ujuuvcuioai, ui.
ferAd la 1 or Ir ahiDoers.
This company being the IT. S. Mall con
tractors, and running the only low-presa.
nre packets upon the Ohio River, and
being commanded by careful, experienced
and responsible officers, can safely guar,
antee irrea.Lr nnnctnaliLV and safety than
offered by any other Una. general Office,
imo, u Jiain etreet, jsvaosvue, xno.
PHY. D. VISTS, Agent.
noTl- Office with Baird A Start.
ETaiisvllla, Henderson & NaslivUla
Kailroad Transfer Facsei to
The magnificent sida-wheel steamer
A. O. Dnrland, Masier;
James Letcher, Clerk,
Will leave Evansville dally lor Hender
son at 3 p.m. Returning to Evansville
every morning at 8 A.M., and every Satur
day evening at 6 p.m.. Leaves Evansville;
very Monday at 6 a.m. nova-tf
FOS MEMPHIS, VlCKSBUBO NEW
The new, large and elegant past eager
Will leave for New Orleans and ail way
WEDS ES DAT, DECEMBER 21,
at t o'clock r jc
For freight or passage apply on board, or
to w.u. Brtow. a LJ
'ST . V . DCW T VV ,
or HUMPHREY 4 LEWIS,
FOR NEW ORLEANS.
The flae new Low-pressure steamer
Henry C. Xaeger,
Captain Dan. M. Brady ;
cept. C Mason, IrsarWa
Will leave for New Orleans and aa wy
TCESDAT, DECEMBER 29,
at t o'clock p.m.
For freight or passage apply on ooara,
aaJ r s iJ-
Or U R. RUDD,
Has removal bis office to the
CORNER of THIRD t LOCUST STjL
novl-Sm KI.I.I-T, BLOCK.
- eT 2T
I I IJ D L
HAVE JUST RECEIVED
Twenty Thousand Dollais
FOR THE WINTER TRADE.!
JTFiiicU win be sold. at from
10 TO 50 PER CENT.
ILess than Former Price3
Tlielr Stock of fill lis,
as it now is. has
NEVER BEEN EQUALLED
Their General Stock of
EtTleSt Quality. Quantity and
Cheapness, any Stock In
EOUTHEBN INDIANA I
Their Stook of
TOWELS, BED BLANKETS,
NOTIONS, WHITE G00D3, ,
CLOTHS & CASSIMERES.
VELVET RIBBONS, &c, Sic,
Cannot be Surpassed.
CAXIPETS, "WAXIi FAP13I1S,
I & co. i
Of all atjles nd qualities, from i centa to $S per yard.
OIL CLOTHS, WINDOW SHADES.
WALL PAPERS. LACE CURTAINS,
Headquarters of supplies for
STEAMBOATS AND HOTELS.
Sheets. Blankets, Quilts, Pillow
ecu WU. E.
FOR CAIRO. COLUMBUS AND MEM
The fine passenger steamer
J. Murray, Master;
AlOBlo Murray, wen,
will leave for Memphis and all way
TCESDAT, DECEMBER 20.
at 12 o'clock- w.
For freight or passage apply on beard,
Or W J. D. UALilJ S DUB,
FOR MEMPHIS, VICKSBURU A NEW
Tbe magnificent passenger steamer
Lew. Kates, Master;
E. Eugene Bowers, Clerk,
Will leave for New Orleans ana all way
WenWESDAT. DECEMBER Si.
at 4 o'clock p.m.
For freight or passage apply oo board,
or to W. . BhOWN i CO.. or
HUMPHREY A LEWIS.
sun ncHiisoa johw h. triplktti
KICIIELS05 & TEIPLETT,
OOce In Cie Americas Iloase,
Cor. Water & Sjcsunore St.,
TH B.OIJ4. U TICKET1 SOIII AWO
Bills ot Lading aleoad to all points by
rau or river, a.dbi. i u
EVANSVILLE 4 CAIRO; ST. LOUIS
MEMPHIS AND NEW ORLEANS
PACKETS. For the CTJMBEH-
LAHD AND TENNESSEE
RIVER PACKETS, and for tbe
WHIT IS, ARKANSAS AND RED
RIVER PACKETS. Also for the LOUI'S-
VILLE and CINCINNATI PACKETS.
V All Bixja or LADiita signed at tbe
w Prompt attention given to receiv
ing and forwarding all freight entrusted
to as. novi83m
11HF.!I Cl MT JAM" WALLER,
J. living in Knight Township, on the
itna day of November, iou, tniee strays,
described aa fouows: um oieer, aoout
twoyearaoid, and marked with crop off
the lett Mr and a silt in the right ear ; one
red HeUr about two years old, and one
black and white Heifer about two years
oid. and appraised before me mu loth day
cf Decmir, w:o, by John Ramsey and
Tm. E. Rapp, at ten dollars a head.
W M. R. V ANm, Justice.
rr. ahnM la a trne eopr. taken from mv
ant Hat this idia J 7
. . x.
VirM. R. V A NW, Justice.
If you want a Black Silk Dress,
go to LINDLEY & BRO.'S.
If you want any colored Silk Dress,
go to LINDLEY & BRO.'S.
If you want an Irish Poplin Dress,
go to LINDLEY & BRO.'S.
If you want any kind of a Dress,
go to LINDLEY & BRO.'S.
If you want a Cloak, go to LIND
LEY Si BRO.'S.
If you want a Shawl, go to LIND
LEY & BRO.'S.
If you want a pair of Blankets, go
to LINDLEY & BRO.'S.
If you want Muslin or Calico, go
to LINDLEY & BRO.'S.
' If you want a pair of Gloves, go to
LINDLEY & BRO.'S.
If you want a Balmoral Skirt, go to 1
LINDLEY Si BRO.'S.
If you want Underwear, go to
LINDLEY & BRO.'S.
If you want a Bargain, so to
LINDLEY Si BRO.'S.
If you want to buy for Cash, go to
LINDLEY & BRO.'S.
When you go Shoppiog. go to
LINDLEY & BRO.'S
0XE PRICE CASH ST03E,
79 Main Stroot,
Between Second & Third, near taa
D All ASKS, &0., &0.
Cases, Towels, Table Linens, &c.
FUEIICH s CO.
Regnlar Evansvllla and Cl&dnziati
FOR OWKNHBORO, C ANN ELTON, 1.0 fj.
I8VILLE AND CINCINNATI.
The splendid psssenger steamer
m, .. .i.i.i 1 1 m .ij
-A- IV IV Jk. ,
Jack - M"''i
voariey wooawudt M.vie,
Will leave for Cincinnati and all way
TIL8DAT, DECEMBER f.
at 10 e'r'ivk aw
For freight or r apply on boaid.
FOR OWENSBORO.OANNELTOJI AND
Tne beautiful and elegant packet
Ed. crlder, Mar: er
Leaves for LouUvllle and U way ports
TfFJDlT. DECEMBER a.
at 11 o'clock p. m., upon arrival of tue Mail
from the North ana tu
For freight or passage appiy oo ooaia
or to w. u. vttuwn co..
Regular Eransville and Casselton
The elegant side-wheel steamer
mfn i i n i e
John A. Adams, Master;
Robert Adams, Clerk.
Will leave for Canneiton aud ail way
DAILY (SUNDAYS IXCEPTED),
o t a -in M.
For freight or pas-age apply on board,
or to BUMPHKh-Y A LEWIS, or
dool7-tf A yryA.
JL. IiiiliiGr', Jr.,
Kanawha Salt Companies,
No. 13 NORTH WATER STREET
kw Orders and OonalgnmenU eollelted
DAT.-LLOYD'S Patent Re.
fl- a m vu
voivlng Doable Hieel-Plate Maps
oi ak-HIUA and txuurh, tor 171, show,
ing from ocean to ooean ; &4x. lnohoa lance.
with trie UBiwa autiam coooiy -asp oa
reverse side with I.Oju.OUi buim, Frine,
mounted, only SI; 8heeia,ao eta. 10 copies
actavsoid. j-ioyd made ail the aisps ud
ldun. ac dunDg tne war. rteoa tuony
and see Maps fJrstjlf not sold, Un back
on detneud. t 4,51. L. Utt ii, m
Broadway, NSW or t;T.,rCot,w;t
. .. w '
Good Comfort Csiicoca
At 5 cents per YsrJ.
Good Water-Proof cictn
At 75 cents per Yard.
Very Det OixIIcoch
At 19 cents per Yard.
Splendid Bleached Shirtings
At l2-i cents per Yard.
Grey Twilled Flann61
At SO ceata per Yard.
Plain and Pl&id Poplins
At 12H cents per Yard.
At SS cents; worth 40c.
At S3 cents; wot In aoc.
At 30 cents; worth CTc.
At 90 cents ; worth 65c.
ALL OF OUR FLAID3 CHEAP
(Beautiful), at 25 cents. .
BEST t5 00 BED EL1NKETS
Best Dollar Kid Gloves
Crash ior Towola,
(Wide), at cents per Yard.
GOOD BLACH ALPACA
At SS cents; worth 3.
ALL OTHER ALPACAS Coiap
A good article of
All "Wool Childrr n's LTosa,
Two pair for 15 cents.
LADIEa MERINO HOME, 3 pair for ZLc
CANTON FLANNEL at 12Xc; worth IS.
Extraordinary Bai gains In
Klcs Wilts Bed Spread at II CO.
GOOD UNDERSHIRTS DRAWERS
At CO cents.
BATTLNa FOR C02IF0ET3
At 15 cents per pound.
NICE PLAID BHAV7LD,
Large Size, at ti 75.
COTS' EE" "ED LINEN E'DK'FS
At 3 cents; worth uc
For all the above, and anything tine you
wish, sco to
j. r. iisDLii & cnoa
OlfE PJtlCl CASH STOItli
NO. T MAIN STREET.
OFFER A LABGE SELF-CTION OF hUITlRLK O'lOId 1 1
Is If "
' '-inn or !
2?lnin and XMnid f .Iiavls from 1t . :
BUOCIIE SIIAWfsS frcm $7 to cicj.
JPtxiocloy Q1iixvv1h I'rom i;
THA-lSrOY SHAWLS iroin
T -A. DE J. IS' 13
(OF ALL COLOR3 AND f-ll ADKo.)
JSJNiy mohair i
aa . a
VK IjVKTK K IV i and
XLIISII C I A A I. I c
wiiitjh: ui:r ,siiiiLi)f ;.
COVEHLIDfi 2?IMaTI f3 CO TJ IT, t:
THE LATTER MADE TO OUR
WILL WEAR LONGER THAN A! Y OTllKIt TWt)
IN THE MARKET.
WHITE. HX.1N Ivl7r; .
CRIB RX-AINICETS c
Tllli BEST OI
Also other CJIovh anl
IN ENDLESS ASSORTMENT AND
CHIGNONS, COIL'S AND MOIIAIIl ' Vl'I't
I-ADIES' IIAT3, BONNETS, and
trimmed or trimmed to order on sLort
A nice assortment of JET JEWELRY, of ood
usaalljraold at 25 centa a grab. All
at the lowest
BJJlg'lgi'WIlltl I.l.-U'Jk- X
RUTAIL AND WHOr.EiAl.
Kfox. 47 aa.l I (
J3 TBS DAMS Op AM
Eht&lllE-irsnt for iU ale tf
HOH TICD LTf ? RAT. flfxin a nn.
RlLiMrt. k?ad lor t atalotrue.
J. l. aMftDT.
novQ6rn No.41 Luruct 1st., k.mvinm.
J. 4 ill St..-' -
Wir.', Lather, Vjt, I
other Fnu Jd Filtrs
tlva, woald 1
A Goo ir.atk Bilk Di
A handon e olortd
A Moil An.i'i'ia
AJapancpc Silk Prof
A Meteor Siitk Drcfi.
Au clpcact Iiirh l'orlln J .-""!.
A Silk Ccilcroy Pojlin !.-.:.
A Frc nch Vdour -ilk & Wool I r
A Trench 3ilk I'ojlia In".
A Silk Kptcjccline J'oj Y.n
A Hatio S Hi ed Pot I'm lh
A French Merino; mi I'.i: ;
Cloth; an Alpaca; a Mola'.r Ft;
a PlalJ Po.)!in; a .Strlj e 1 M
Poplin; aMottlrd Mulialr V ; V
Tooge Poj'l a; a IK-Iaine cr a (.
Dress; a ti' e Cloak ; i',lk ! v t
Cloak: a fue Shal: a Lr '? I
Khawl; a I.aJy
V.'ci-t l'. :.'.t ,
lin Jacket; t
pair of Bel
Quilt; l'ia o Cover; T!
Table Clot'is and X.'aj kii.; I"
Skirt; box t f Etotlinri; a Li
kerchief or Collar; a piirrf
ion auiove-utucg v,v
sett of Toi'ctte
its; a j :i'r (A
Gloves; Glive and llanJk'f H t.
A Kite rrcscr.tfr;raCrr.:h r
t. . it' . ... ,r ii
ii uii:o ( m; , i , a . '
kerchiefs; half a dozen 1 - ! I!'.--pair
of Gove; pair of !';;
Pattern it r Coat, iVf;' i tr Vc
Cravat; a lentn' !r i.awl ; a h- i t f,f
derwear; t Cno white M.irt; a!
Collars; a Neck Tie, and n ir y (
thioga for Ladies, Gcttlvi.... u
Children. USEFUL anl ( I I' A
J, F. LINDLEY f, r, . 0
Ti IVXain i Urc tr
Near tho Court llci
- - m.
OWN ORDER, O.N'i: 01 Will
A7SM 0 V
aee Collar.' arnl l.ctt
tie best mal es cf
11 A M
Com t a in Fi1- . :
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t v.tr..s 1 1.
2atr.pl Fottna i'.r
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