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THR OAILY CAIRO BULLETIN: SATURDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 17. 18
Owing to a change in our
business, which is to take
place on January lt, 1881,
we are offering our entire
Seasonable Dry Goods,
LADIES ami MISSES
Carpets and Oil Cloths
at greatly reduced prices.
Special Bargins in Ladies and Children's
CLOAKS & DOLMANS.
Our object in making these
offerings is to reduce stock
before invoicing. Ca'l early
at J. & L. BURGER'S
124 Commercial Avenue.
Siotirrt In tnif column, eigm centf per line for
lrttiQiflTe cent per line each ubeo.nent Inter,
lion. For one woek. 80 cent! pot line. For one
month, 60 cent par Una
Cow Lost-95 Reward.
A red cow, crumpled ribt horn, strayed
away laat week; will calve awn. Five dol
lars will be ptid to any one returning her to
my bouse oo 4tb street.
8t Ellen Sclutin.
Restaurant and Oyster House, 66 Ohio
A good white girl wanted to do general
house work in private family. Apply to
Mr. John Thistlewood, Washington ave.,
between 12th and 13th street. lw
Strength for Mind and Body.
There is more strength restoring power
in a bottle of PtrkerVQ nger Tonic than in
a bushel ot malt or a ga lm ot Milk. This
explains why invalids find it such a won
derful iuvigorunt for mind and body.
will buy a good meal cooked to order, at
f , Headquarters
for apples, onions, potatoes, butter, poultry
and game. Cill at No. 17Egbth street,
or telephone No. 83. 0. M. Alden.
will buy a good meal oooked to order at
De Baun's. tf
Fob Rest. My brick residence, corner
4tb st aud Wellington ave., now occupied
by Mr. Barclay nine rooms nwble man
tels, Intli room, two cisterns cemented cel
lar, and ouMmildniifS. Possesion given
Nov. 15'h. Apply soon to
lOdO tf Wm B. Gilbkbt.
Saddle Rock Oysters at DcBiun 56 Ohio
New 81ack4iLitti Shop.
A tew horse shooing shop lias been open
ed by Mr. P Powers on Tenth struct. All
-anuer of bl ickun.ihinsf and wtgon work
done to or.ler. It ;pniring work a specialty.
Work" done promptly. tf
will buv a good uiel cooked to order at
WAXTEU-Laly .e its lor '.he l'Q ne:i
Prott-ctor," "naiy" S:ockin Supir.er.
new inventions lor la lies' ao 1 clnMren's
wear. Sj.I in fvry hoim. Lure profits
8ttdy emiiloyine:!'. Aldr-ss. with stamp,
Lviies' Umlernrmeni M'i'ij. Co., 98 May
St., Chicago. lm
It JSeeins to Satisfy
A family whu', an ! I wonder how we ever
got along without Pirk-r's Ginger Tonir.
It cured me of nervous prostration, and I
have uied it since tor hII (tone ot complaints
in our family. Mrs Jine. A bny.
0ENEKA1; LOCAL ITEMS.
3oUoai in Mime coinmua. in cant per line,
w.h o.nnti na whither marned or not, if calcu
Utod to toward anr maa'a busmen tnurutt are
."Toe Myths" appears to ba about the
deadest live orgauizition in the city, juit at
'Mr. J. McClellan, the horseshoer on
Ninth street, will be found in the old brew
' ery while his shop is bem repaired. St
The first skiting rink outfit of the
eason was put in operation at the Tenth
treet hall last night. The audience was
The residence of Mrs. Wood Ritten
house will be opened for a "mum" social
next Thursday evening, Nov. 22J, under
" the auspices of the Ladies' Presbyterian So
i ! A-TJ-C-T-I-O-N K
Clothing! CLOTHING!! Nothing!!!
We will offer onr entire stock of CLOTHING wlthont reserve, consisting of
Men's Vonths' and Children's Overcoats, Suits aud Pants at pnblic said to the
highest bi der rorcn in natvi.
Jitst sale t take pU e Saturda, November 17th. at 2 P If. and 7 P. M. and
to continue every Saturday, or notice be given of change, until stock U complete
It sold out - I FARSbtKKK&CO,
Seventh Street and Commercial Avenue, Winter's Block.
JOHN A. BEEVE, Auctioneer.
ciety.- A rino of five cents will bo the kij
to unlock the golden silence previous t 9
o'clock. Unusually delicious refreshments
seasoned with the sweetest music, aud all
for twenty-five cents.
Full stock and complete sample book
ot wedding invitations, etc., just received st
The BcLLEiut Job Office, No. 78 Ohio
The Mississippi river commission
passed down this river Thursday. Capt.
Knight, In chsrgo of the division, accom
panied it trom here.
One of the most attractive artists on
the Comiquo stage this week is Mi8
Banch Leslie, whose rsro beauty and sweet
voice in song is captivating everybody.
Next year is Leap Year. We aro
somewhat at a loss to know whether we
should encourage the girls or warn the
boys, but are inclined to the latter.
K-nnely & Bryant, "the versatile
coons," are drawing big houses at the The
atre Comiq ie this week with their burlesque
cbaracterizitions. Go and see them. 8t
The neyro, Bristow Brown, accused ot
stealing a trunk containing $100, from
Stephen Iluuter, was examined by Magis
trate Comings yesterday and discharged.
Mr. Harry Marten, the comical motto
and character vocalist, is at the Theatre
Comique this week. His extemporaneous
rhymes and songs are a source of much
amusement to all who hear him. 8t
Work had to be stopped on the library
building yesterday because of the cold
weather, which troze the mortar and the
men stiff. It will probably be resumed to
day. Prominent among the new variety ar
tists at the Theatre Comique this week is
Miss Ada Mortimer, a most cruroiiog little
serio-comic vocalist, who will delight all
who go to hear her. 8t
Quite a Dumber of Cairo negroes, who
understand the handling of cotton, havo
gone to New Orleans, where f 80 per month
is paid by vessels taking cargoes to foreign
Latbst For 5o. you can pass a bliss
ful hour dispel your sorrows, and quiet
your nerves. The "Bid By" cigar was
built for that purpose It is the smoker's
inevitable. Don't stand back, but drop
right iu where you are and get one. Every
dealer handles them. F. Korsmeyer, Prop.
Dr. W. H. Stennett, general passenger
agent of the Chicago 4; North-western
railroad, and Judge W. E. Hugitt, of Au
burn, N. Y., arrived by the Illinois Central
railroad last eveniog and put up at The
Halliday. They are on a pleasure trip and
will return to Chicago to day. During the
evening they were guests ot Capt. W.P. Ho
liday. There is said to be dissatisfaction
among the employes of the Texas and St.
Louis road, all along the line, because of
the long delay of the pay car which hasn't
"seen" them for about two months and a
hall' now. While it is doubtleBS very incon
venient for many to wait 60 long for their
py,yet there probably is no reason to fear
that the company will not "pull out" a'l
rilit before long.
The New York Free Trade club has is
sued a pamphlet entitled the "Destructive
Ii fluence of the Tar.ff upon Manufacture
and Commerce, and the Figures and Facts
Relating Thereto; by J. Schoenhof," of
which we have received a copy. The book
treats the important subject v.-ry eloborate
ly and proves all it as-erts. A careful and
unhia.-ed perusal ot it will convince anyone
that the iniquities of the existing tariff
have not beo exaggerated.
If the man who makes two blades of
grass grow where only one grew before is
a benefactor, how much greater is the
young man who has invented a machine
that will pick two biles of cotton a day.
I;' this machine is a success the cotton in
dustry will be relieved of one of its greatest
hardships and the planters will he emanci
pated from the power of the armies of cotton
picking negroes who, upon the slightest
provi, cation from some Republican election
mongers, of:en forsake the planters when
the cotton is full ripe and let the crop rot.
At the last drawing ot the Louisiana
lottery a club of fifty members holding
eighty fitth-ticketsdrew on an average7.13
to the ticket. A stranger who had been to
New Orleans with a large lot of chickens
in tne sale of which he lost money, bought
a ticket in the lottery while there and when
in this city Wednesday, on his way back
home, learned that be had drawn one filth
ot the capital prize. We started also to
compile a list of those here who won
nothing, but were overwhelmed at the start
and gave it up.
"Jay Gould" was held to ball in the
sum of $200 by Justice Robinson yesterday,
to answer the charge of procuring money
by false pretences and swindling. He was
unable to give bail and was sent to the
county jail it await the session of the cir
cuit court. This "Jay Gould" is the dainty
gentleman of color who bat induced so
many p or people to give him money, on
condition that he would invest it for them
in the Louisiana lottery and return to them
the winnings, if any. His victims have
dubbed him ''Jay Gould" because of the
tall stories he told about bis bank account,
etc. In the. penitentiary be will be re
corded as Jones plain George Jones.
The November report of the United
States Department of agriculture gives
the local yield per acre in October. The
final report of the condition ot corn, which
averaged 73, has interpreted to mean the
product was close to 1,600,000,000 bush
els. The average yield per acre appears to
be 23 1-10 bushels or bushels lower
than the yield of 1883. This gives a result
practically identical with that of October
Oa the average reported in July, 68 3 10
millions, the exact figures would be 1.51
million bushels. In the revision of the
season's roturn this result will not be ma
terially changed. The product will there-
fore be about 40,000,000 bushels short of
the previous crop, notwithstanding the in
creased area. The potato crop is large,
amounting to 175 million bushels.
The Tenth street sewer is now very
nearly completed. The gate is in its place
und ready for action and men are now pre
paring to run up the "min hole," from the
gate to the top of the levee. From the gate
the bnea sewer extends out toward the
river about twenty feet, and from thence a
wide rock-lined gutter leads to the water's
edge. The Thirty-second street sewer pro
gresses finely. Although the work is more
difficult than was that of the Tenth street
sewer, it proceeds with greater dis
patch. The masonry is done simultaneously
with the excavating, and as the sewer is
but thirty inches in diameter, the work is
necessarily dirfku't. The loose earth is
being transported out through the sewer by
means of a small cart, and the brick and
mortar are carted in by the same means
The sewer is now abjut half way through
At the request of Mr. George Fisher,
Civil Eagineer Charles Thrupp wi.l to-day
begin to make maps of the site procured by
the government for the new hospital, to be
sent on to Washington for the surgeon-
general. The map is to show the grade of
the sidewalks and streets abutting on the
site, of low places and their location in the
vicinity, of extent and direction of sewers
and gas mains, of the grade of
levees and of high water. It
seems from this that the condem
nation proceedings have been fiaally settled
and that the government is now bona fide
owner of the ground and is ready to go to
work on the building. Mr. George Fisher
has been very active in pushing the matter,
and did much, by writing letters urg ng
those who had the matter in hand, to
hasten a settlement. Bat for this it is
likelo that the question of the ownership of
the hospital she would gtill be enveloped
The Illinois Central railroad company
is preparing to publish a book ih it wi 1 be
probaiily tha finest an i most valuable spec
imen ot its kin 1 ever issued by a railroad
company. It will bo a large book, entitled
' From, the Lakes to the Gulf," comprising
three hundred pages, and containing illus-
trationsand descriptions of the cities, towns
an i scenery and treating of other matters ot
general interest aloug the line of the Illi
nois Central road and -all its connections.
The company h is entrusted the gathering
of data, etc., to Col. Paul H. Dennis, who is
well-known in this city, and has been con
nected with the road in various important
capacities for upwards of ten years. Col.
Dennis represents the company in all
matterB appertaining to the project. lie is
accom pained by Mr. George Barbour, who
will prepare th-j descriptions and illustra
tions for the publication. Mr. Barbour
has had long experience in this line of work,
is a good writer and an artist of much merit.
lie has been connected with newspapers
and periodicals for twenty years or longer;
has travelled extensively and Wiitten eight
books descriptive ot the countries he travers
ed, lie accompanied General Grant in hie
trip to Mexico, acting as correspondent for
several of the leading journals in the coun
try. These gentlemen arrived in this city
last evening and put up at The Halliday.
They will remain until Monday, preparing
a description and making sketches of this
city, to be used in the book; and from here
they go south over the southern division of
the Illinois Central, stopping at all im
portant points on the line clear to New Or
leans. We are assurred that the book these
gentlemen are getting up will be a real
work of art, and, certainly, it will be of
especial value to the cities represented in
The Argus certainly did not construe
The Bulletin's meaning correctly, and the
misconstruction is so gross, in view of the
clear language used, that we are Inclined to
believe it the result of purpose rather thhn
honest error. The Bclletix did not say
that high grade would Induce the railroads
to stop discriminating against Cairo in
their freight rates ; therefore the Argus' sug
gestion that "it is in order to interview the
railroads terminating or touching at this
point, to find tut what city grade it is
necessary to establish to induce them to
stop discriminating against Cairo, and how
much filling work must be done before the
discrimination cn cease," is not at all to
the point. The Bulletin said that the re
sult of high grade would be a rapid growth
of the city, and the result of this would be
that the iuterests of the railroads centring
here would dictate a change of rates in
Cairo's favor, which dictates would be
obeyed. But the Argus calls the first ot
the foregoing propositions a ''dogmatical"
one, the reasonableness of which, it inti
mates, "few people can see, unless the rail
roads will permit thetowa to enjoy the ad
vantages that belong to it, and with this
privilege it would grow fast enough with
out any change of grade." The Argus is
mistaken. There is nothing unreasonable
about the statement that high
grade would produce a rapid growth
of the city. It is succeptible of the most
positive proof and its force has been time
aud again brought home to our people.
We know that the first remark of straogers
coming to our city most always is, "why
don't you fill up?'' We know that other
cities, similarly situated as Cairo is, took a
sudden start upward and onward after fill
ing up and became great centres of wealth
and people and commerce; we know that
the high grade movement here has already
attracted the attention of our neighbors
near and far, that it was the subject of much
comment by prominent men in the largo
cities all around us and of interesting cor
respondence between tboin and those in
terested here; we know that our low grade
hag prevented men of means, seeking a loca
tion for investing there idle money, frum
coming here; we know that, to cite very re
cent instances, it prevented a gentleman
from Kentucky, with thirty thousand dollars
in ready money which he desired to place
in a business of some kind, from locating
here, and also induced the Singer company
to choose South B-ni instead of Cairo as a
location for its two hundred aud fifty
dollar p'ow factory recently established by
th t company. We know all thisand much
more, and tvery sensible and reasonable man
ii satisfied that low grade has been Cairo's
only curse that has overshadowed all her
aiaoy advantages and blighted ber pros
pects, and yet there are those among us
(few in numbers, though, for which
no thanks to the Arus) who hug the
curse to their bosoms as the bhut hugs his
"little brown jug." Now, as the lack ot
high grade alone has prevented men of
wealth from establishing large industries
amonsj us. it is perfectly reasn-able to t-x-pact
that the ftccomplis-hmeot of high grade
will induce such men and such industries
to come here. And as for the Argus' in
timation that it is impossible to do busi
ness here uatil the railroads adjust their
trafiic rates in Cairo's interest, we beg
leave to refer that paper again to the men
who are daily refuting that very silly asser
tion and hive been doing so steadily for
years, by bui.dingup trades equal to those t
seme of the great firms of the larger c.t:es.
Oxetto Died Nov. 13 h, at 1 a. m.. in
her 65 h year, tiie beiovei mother of Mrs
Fraok G-iZzoio and Mrs. Bui Smedl y.
Funeral from the redecce of her daugh
ter, Mrs. Frank Gazz lo, corner of Eighth
street and Ohio levee, Nov. 17th. at 2 p. m.
Special traiu ill convey ths remains to
Villa R.dge for interment. Friends are in
vited. THE JAPS.
The public who attend the Japanese en
tertainment to-night will see nothing that
they have ever seen before, which in itself
is worth considerable.
Another thing, a genuine J apanese woman
is really a curiosity and something rarely
ever seen in America. The females do sev
eral native dances which are said to be
novel and interesting.
The company were well received at Pope's
Theatre, St. Louis last week, and are high
ly recommended by the 3t. Louis press.
Get yourj'.ickets early for there is bound
to be a rush. Rjsurved seats at Baders, 75,
50 and 25.
A HANDSOME CHRISTMAS PRESENT.
Mrs. Hickman arrived in the city Mon
day, and is stepping at the Li in be rt House,
up town. She has the direction of the sale
by subscription of a valuable book, and has
come with a force of lady canvassers who
will call upon our citizens during the next
few days for the purpose of introducing the
Tbe book is styled "A Cabinet of Musical
Gems," and none who peruse its pages can
fail to acknowledge the appropriateness of
the title. It is indeed a compilation of
gems of the subiimest inspirations of the
musical masters of the world, b th presont
and past of vocal and instrumental com
positions that have electrified the muuic tl
world and will continue to do so until hu
man nature loses one of its divine attributes.
Among tbe names of those quoted in the
book are such as Handel, Abt, Schuman,
Benedict, Glover, Bich, Mendelssohn,
Weber, Thomas, Sheffirth, Blumenthal,
Wagner, Campana, Stevenson, Schubert,
Strauss, Bishop, Knight, Waldtenfelt, Ac.
The book also contains portraits and bio
graphical sketches of some of the principal
musical celebrities. It has six hundred
quarto pages; the paper used is white and
heavy, and the binding is elegant. It is
edited by Prof. Springstein of Chicago.
Prices, terms and other particulars will be
furnished by the canvassers.
Agents wan'ed tor county and city. Call
on Mrs. Hickman, general agent, at Lim
bert house, Seventeenth street, Cairo, III.
ATTE N TION,
DIAMOND PACKAGE DYES
unequalled for quantity and quality of Dyes, or for brilli
ancy and durability of Color. Best Dyes ever made for
SILK, WOOL or COTTON.
For coloring Dresses, Coats, Cloaks, Scarfs, JToods, Yarn,
Carpet Rags. Stockings, Ribbon, Feathers, Basket Work,
or any fabric of faw-y article to any desired shades without
risk or failure. With then Dyes any desired color of Ink
can readily be made.
Also Diamond Gold Paint, Silver Paint, Bronze Paint and
Diamond Artist's Black. Price 10 cents for any packasre
of the above. We also have Logwood, Indigo, Madder and
other Dye Wood and Dye Stuffs.
WM. M. DAVIDSON,
STOVES, RANGES, FURNACES,
Tin, Copper and -Acate Ironware.
Pioofinvr, (juttwiii!? and all kinds of work in Tin, Copper
and Sheet Iron done to order.
Nos. 25 & 27, 8th St., Cairo.
TCt.f PHONK NO. SO.
Bare Opportunity !
to citizens of Cairo and vicinity. We
have determined to close out AT
COST and BELOW C(ST our eutire
Clothing, Gents' Furnishing
and HATS & CAPS.
of CLOTHING can
cent. Please cull,
Paints, - Oils, - Varnishes,
Brushes, Glass, Window Shades, Artist's Material, &c.
MAKE A 8PEC1ALTY OF
Mouldings, Picture Frames, CAIR0, ILL'
' Telephone No 103
ICngraviiiffs and Wall Papers.
GOLDSTINE & ROSENWATER, ciTy gun store-'
l"S5?5.BMWl Cairo, Illinois. jj
DRY GOODS and NOTIONS, n 77.ifl2
Oldest in the city; established in 1862.
a full ltno or all tha latoit. neweit colon ... v . .u .-j m.h at.
and quality , and best manufacturo. Com'l Av. , between Bth and 10th 8ti.
Bodr Brtufi'ls, TipotrIe, Ingrtmi, OU
ing and Gents' Furnishing
Thin D part mon'. occupies a full Hoir anil
It comuloio In all renpecto. Qoodi are
f unranwod ot latest etyle and belt ma
erial. Bottom Prices and First-class Ooodal
74 OHIO LISV-EJS
and Cor. 8th & Wash. Ave.
Any one in need
save 20 to 25 per
CLAEE & 10YETT,
MANUFACTURER 4 DRA.LKR IS ALL KINDS
Ammnnltlouof all deicr p'tnn alwsvi on band at
General repairing In all kind of motal-. Keya
fall deicrlptiont made 10 ordT, and eallefactlon
warranted. Ulve me a call, r,H he convinced for
Toureclf. at the gn of th "BIO OU. ."
JOHN A. KOKHLER,
014m ProDiiolor, Cairo, 111.