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FINANCIAL. cnllllliCTIID DAftY FOR THI EVK.VIKO BULLETIN. Coin na Exchange. Ool( , bilylntf, premium .". ai '.olil, Mllm, premium .n2 fllVlT, ItllVIIIU . KJ ,'' " - ... Oil rln Ij .H 1 " -..1'Ml.ll-Sprftn. ;uy Ki ,, riii,,s::v::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::;;3 City Bond, (tofllnS K County Order, buying '"ZZ""l" 70 (UlllV Order, ..ftlnv J lei (I mi New York cUotitl(,n. lold (xiuixnin K per rent le i),-,n nt,i. Money In active demand nnd very close, Ranks ncoymmodatlnir their customers ton fair extent on commercial paper nt 10 per cent, in terest nna current exchange, outsiders unu it difficult to negotiato on any terms, and nothing out strictly clit-cdced paper can be npffotiatcd, snd commercial paper, drawn on shipment of jiroUut'o, has tha preference. County Orders very dull, owing to no de mand for taxes. City Scrip dull, nnd moro offering than finds purchaicra nt the quototlon. It will probably decline. But little gold or silver ofl'oring it nnd gov :rnmcnt bond nro token nt J per cent less Iian quotations, and sold nt quotations. New York Kxohango lias been dull nt J dlts ount to par, tho past week, owing to tho Kurcity ot currency. COMMERCIAL. Camjo, December 21st, 1868 Wo desire, in this column of our paper, to present to our readers u faithful and reltnblo report of tho Cairo daily market; in further anco of that object, wo should bo glad of tho vo-opdrotlon f all who nro interested In, com mercial matters, and to havo them report such dally sales ns they nro willing to mako public snd would bo of Interest, and to havo them keep us fully posted ns to tho ttnto of our'inar kct nt all times. For this purpose our reporter will call upon them during tho business hours of each day, to collect such Information as may bo necessary, and hopes to receive from each and all of our buiinoss men a cordial reception,- Tho growing Importance of Cairo n a cqnj. mcrcial mart Is attracting increased uttenticm from abroad, as is ovidencod by tho gradual but sure Increase of our trade, which h now extending its lengthening arms In every direc tion. Wo Uliovo that In no way can our numer ous advantages bo moro widely or effectively t forth than through tho commercial column of a dally paper, -which ihall faithfully rcfloct our mercantile affair. And through this, by constant endeavor, wo hopo to add our mlto to our already widening Influence. Wo beg to ij prompuy iniormcd m to any inaccuracies in our quotations' of the several artfclw enu merated t low, and should be glad to add to our Hit any other articles which' our Naders may suggest. P r With this brief introduction, aad expknatiou of our dcslroa, wo entrust ourselves to a irener- out public whofe'comraendatiost w akall en. dcavor to deserve, and upon .whose aaslttaaco much of our success win depend. Tho week opens with a fair degree of set! vity in our market for roost descriptions of produco ut current rates. FLO U It is in activo demand for tho lower grades which aro stilly held nt f 5 50 for fine, $0 00010 25 for superfine, $0 757 00 for X. 17 25 to $8 00 for XX, and ?0 00 to $10 50 l'or ordinary and choico XXX. CORN has sold to tho extent of 3000 bags Jclivcrnd at landing Itclow on terras not nndo public 'Wo quote 48 to 60 cvnU as tho pneo in bulk, nnd 10 to 12 cents higher sacks in cluded. OATS aro dull, nnd selling in a small way from storo ut 55 cents for prime. PROVISIONS havo been vory much ex cited and holders seem Indifferent about (oil ing. Wejrefcr to our list below for quotations. LAUD has advanced about 2 cents "fl lb-, within the last three days, and is firmly hold at our present quotation. HOGS are not coming In very freely and prices have further advanced. Wo quote live bogs at H 50 to 7 25 and dressed at $7 50 to t0 00 V 100 lbs, BCTTKR la in fair supply and in good de mand for choico grade at quotations. E0G3 are firm at 3032c for fair to cliOloo lots shippers' count POULTRY has been rather weak in conse quenco of tho mild weather, and dreased has materially declined. Wo quota 10 to 12c as tho range for Turkeys and 2 25$2 50 $ doz. for chickens. One lot of Turkeys sold this morning at 8c lb. VEGETABLES of all kinds aro plenty and in fair domand nt quotations. GROCERIES are firm and In good demand. FREIGHTS to Now Orleans nro 40c bbl. for Flour and other articles In proportion. CAIRO DAILY MARKET. Oi rtcc or tiii Eyixiho Hrurri. Caiso, Mondaj , DccemUr 21, 16CS. .ijipiea ire en, choke, per bVI... Iro-n, common, per Ubl llutter f5 0030 00 8 W 4 60 S3 40 5 SO 241 S5 20 22 22 22J 22 23 18 & 19 18 30 35 25 Q 20 S3 2t hoice, In tirkiiio and tut, per lb, rdinnry, In firkins, per lb. agnlnK- Jla, pr yard..., ;mp, per yard -! sw Gunnies, evh cw Burlap, each it uneeao llo and New Tork Factory, per lb, veetern Hwrvj, per lb nne Apple, por lb, Ue M vorree I'rlmo to choice Hlo, per lb, Common to fair Hlo, per lb, kJeMMeti vorn Meal resh lted, per bbl..... 3 60g3 75 team or kiln drlod,, per W)!M;.... . 3 75 aadlea '( IT, light weight.-,.,.,... 18 Q 19 " Cement I'er bbl '....,.. Dried Krutt- ea-ihes, quarters and halves, ier lb.. rp,e, per lbt. KKB- cked, per dozen, hlilppcra' count.., i'lsh- J 75 10 Q 12X 8 10 30 33 Mackerel, No. 1, per bbl fu 00Q25 00 do No. 2, per bbl is 00 do No. 3, per bbl 10 (O do No. 1, kits a 00 do No. 2, kits........... ....,..,,,, U 75 do No, 3, Ul(jt.,... ..... ,..,,,,.., 2 25 Lod ilsli, per lb 9 3 p flame Wild turkcyy, per dozen M S7 COga w 6 tt r. on 2 00 2 w 4 no 1 75 2 00 i an i v, 75 1 00 8 12 14 itauMis, per dozci'"",'"- HqiilrroU, per down Vrtii'on, per cnroni", rr Hi.. io per M'lill. I'" lh. llnrittvnre ! Iron Viiile, P'T heg, H to 03d. ............. Si 00', SS Other nln in proportion. Axifi lH'r 'lVn....i jmr Iron. p'r lb Iioitp shoe Iron, jerlb Nail rol, per lb... H M 17 M 7 II 15 8 Iron cotton tic, per lb, I'm 8 in Syertwne, porlb , Sheet Iron, 10 in 1711, per lb, lo !Wb, per lb Hides Oreen, prlb...... 7 Hnltil, pr u -...m... M. Dry Hint, per b.-...,........ i... la N)iPCppet,enCh.M. - 25 M T.ard- Tli rcenanil brrel, prll.i...-.'. 17$17X Ke(ii and half wrrcl, per lb,.JlM.-. Wi 18jJ T.lma Per ljurrel..;.....M.. (1 W32 00 Lemon Per Nix...: M $0 0007 00 Oranges 1 l.oiiltan, per barrel......... H 00015 CO Molauet Ne Orleanii, per galton - ' 70 (cl M Fair to choice, per c:illory...... 70 W) . flTrup, per Ration i to 1 to Horr.hum, per gallon;.......... 50 Oil. ' Coal oil, per gallon 31 Q M I.srtl oil, per Klon..... $1 m I.lnicel oil, per gallon....- . ...... 1 1j lis Provlalnne Ien pork, per Mil -.......... 28 00328 W Hulk clew hi'!.-, (er Pi.... Hulk, tlear rib, er lb..... . 1314 13 ny, Hulk, noiiMerx, per IK. 1 X 10 14 17 18 1'.J IT 14 15 17 Hulk, Lnmi in pickle, r lb, Clear Klle, per ll........ Plain rwtnn, per lb..... fceoulder, pr Hi.. Drciikrwit btven, per lb I'oultry Lire turkejri), per dotcn ....tl4 0015 0O Mrcclilckeriii, per iloten 3 C) 4(0 Live eee, per down 6 w 10 3 50 2 50 , Mm ilucki, tier doten 3 CO 10 2 tS lrcwed WrkejK, tr lb......-.., lrel chicken, per down .., ROM- Machine made, Kentucky, per lb., linn') m4e, Kentucky, per lb, MmllU, pr lb....... 24 Rice- re r pouaJ-...,..... Bait Kanawha, jr tbl Hacara New Orleans, In Miii. is 9 1 i iX 15 9 S 23 3 90 New Orlean, In Mdn., KxtraC, In bJ A, coffee, In bUi.... Hard, per lb. -- Moda HI carb, in kec, per lb.., HI carb. Id bozea, ptr lb.. Bkat- Aieorted numhtr, pr ,. Hack, 29 pound tmgt ,)arle!, per lb.., itf n Tobacco- Dark, per It c o 70 7 rs is - ' i 1H u sa . Light, perils Sriirht. per lb Sasnral tt, ytr lb- tVonklbf per pnand pke. Flsweeiw Pla tcrlog hair, pr bat hel Plaster parla, per bel. Vtsretaklea t9 W 60 rotatnos, per Uthel Potatoe, er tM..., CO 275 0 00 R25 40 Oniona, perttH Tnrnrrs, per lh 24 3 00 3 50 Nay bean, per bunh... Knut, per Ui. Plekl. (n Wnerar, pr M.. , 10 09 12 09 .... 15 W) 1 00 FIRE INSURANCE. 2.0VTH WESTERN luauranoo Company CAIRO, ILLINOIS. STOCK COMPANY INCORPORATED 18G3 CASH CAPITAL, $200,000! D, IIBrtD. Presldenti JAMES M. HKARDKBf, Hecretaryi VvOOD RITTSNHOUSB, Trcaaarcr. Insnrei agalnut loss or damage by fire, and the perils .of inland navigation and traniporlatloa. ODet In WlMter'j Block, Commercial Aro. , dec21'6Sdlf W. H. Marrla. II. II. Caadae QANDEE & MORRIS, u Notaries Pnbllo aad Iasuraace Agists. ' Cairo, XXllxaols. OFFICE Xo. 11 Ohio Lnte, City National Rank Building. dccSltf BLOOMINGTON INSUBANOB COM PANY, Blooml ti igtox HI. Authorized Cttpltal 500,000 raid 1b aud MccHrd.,..910O,0O JOHNE. MeCLUN, Prtsidtnl. GEO. W. PARKE, Viee-PruidtnU LUMAX RVRR, Secretary. PETER FOLSOMitJtncral Agent DIIIKCTOHS-John II McClun, Aiahel drldloy, Geo. W, I'nrke, Hobert 11. Latham, John M. Seott, John Magoiin, lMtld DarU, Charles W. lioldou, lsuau Vannrdstrand. " i ritlNCIPAL fiWCKHOLDEIlft-Charles W. Holden. Ca.liUr Jloinn Hank, Hloomington, HI.; Asahel (rlilley, Prenident IcLane County Bank, llloont ington. III.; JeaaeW. Fell, Normal, lll.lHon.DaTid Darls, Juilge United Htatea Bttpreins Court, Hloom ington, III.; John K McClun, Hloomington, III.; neorge W. I'arke, Hloomington, lll.l Robert K. Willlami, Bloomlncton, III ; John M. Heott, Judgo 8th Judicial Circuit, Hloomington, 111.; I.umnn 1 Htirr, Hloomington, 111. Aasiotsi Seo. Issst. XBOO. United Btutes 0 Bonds (market Tain)- H, 00 McLean County 10 per cent. Honda..... 8,080 00 Capital Stock tecured by Mortgages on Un incumbered Ileal Kamte, worth at least tXW.QOO ,MM......Mm..M 90,009 CO Catlt in Hank - t,778 Jl I'remliimB due from Agents . ...... 0,71 1 Offlco Furniture....... 115,J 1ft LfE9 UNPAID.... OIHEK DEBTS OF COMPANY. ...NONR. .NONK. THIS COMPANY is now prepared to Issue Policies on Dwellings and contents, more Buildings. Mer chandise, Ac. upon as low rates as auy responsible oompany, ltiatlieoljectofthe Directors of this oompany In furnish the p eople of this region with a safe and relia ble Homo Oompany, Thousands of Dollars Are annually Mm to tho Eat, for no better or safer Insurance than Is ottered by this company, Appllcallqm rooeived and PollcUa Ugud by deeSlTAlif uuin a', , AOKNTATC1IHO.ILL. PRINTI N G. POSTERS; POSTERS, Of Every Deacrijitlon, Printed at tho oiHco of the Cairo Hullctlu. Wild jtop.e, per down....-..-" Wild duck, jio flown....-'. Tralrio olifckr nn, per Jotcn Quail, per ilow.n..- DRY GOODS, ETC R. II. CUNNINGHAM, WholMalB and lietnil Dealer In .j Fancy and Staple DRY G-OOXJ BOOTH AND SHOES, HATS ASD CAPS, 5 CUTLERY, NOTIONS r Oenta' Furnishing Goodi, " JjADIES dress goods, sua wls, BlankctH, CnHNlinercH mid JeaiiH Beit Calicoes Delialnei...... Ifea-ry Brown Uomeitlc, Hoop 8ktrta... SOO tlcBt's Ilata at...... save. 0 c. ...30c. .....73c. each A SjjUndid Line of i WHITE GOODS AND EMBROIDERIES . Huyers will do well to call and examine my stock before purchasing elsewhere. It. II. CUNNINGHAM, No. 08 Ohio Levee, CAIRO. II. I.. der21'Mltt LUMBER. W ILLIAM "W, THORNTON, Wholesale and lUlail Dealer In to er, Sblnsrlea LATH, TIMBER, Cedar P oats, Doors, gash, Blind? and IVin 1 daw filatn - OMce Tenth Street, Bstwccn Commercial and Washfcgton Avennrs, CAIRO, ILLIXOIS. . I Aorarjoa, ., Rock River Paper l Compantfa Sheathing Ftt QUARTZ CEMENT. II. W. Jobuls ItiiproTcJ Roollnir Asbestos Cement always on hand Inlargaor small quantities. .Iwtrdel'M ILUARDS, LIQUORS, -ETC. "YyALKER & SISSON'S Splendidly furnlshM BILLIARD HALL AND fiALOON BCB Ohio Xioxroo, I NEXT DOOR TO FIRST NATIONAL; BANK, Is nos in full Matt, and jstho Popular ReMrt oriii well .regelated, billlarlsta, and good judges of I uccuoi uerorages ; -ina everyway Know ' and aayr tho Hall is The Only First-Class Billiard and Drinking i naieo ia tae til J, i THE TAIIXES iArokeptin good order, and aro oftho Cuetl fiui.li. Attentive lValtcra Aro always at hand to respond to the orders of tho Tlx For thu accommodation of all lorera of tho "ardent," la liwinttfnftir Bimt.llA.1 tvltli ' .V... J AIIKUhIs of Liquors, Served "Straight,'1 or compounded into mostdeltcions By experts, whoso experience- in the bnsinrsa has raced them among tho flrt of their profession in tho lectldtf s: "UN FLOWER BILLIARD SALOON furnished w Ui the latnst stylas 'of TaUes, and tlio . Jreo Xiunoh Is spread everyday at 9 a-m. and 10 p.(ri, "fec21tf HEALTH INSURANCE. T HE PEORIA MUTUAL BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION Peoria, lllluok. . Tho First ami Rest Institution pi the Hind in jl - ILJ, J fJ .11 v Weekly Benefit from SJ to SJOlrtcaso ofalckncss. Every man or Femaio of Healthy Cbnititutiou can bo ".ThUt'lnstltHtfon is, legal' Indorptralcd under tho laws of Illinois. For jurtwulars aplly to ' LOUIHHEllllERT, dccSldtf Oencial Agent forJtato of Illinois. PHYSICIANS. JRS. SMITH & GORDON, PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS, Office, corner of Eighth utrect and..Ohio Levee W. It. SMlTir-Ke.l.ienre No. 21 Thirteenth street, between Wiulilngtsn and Walnut. J. J. fJOHDO.N llenldencc corner NlMli and Walnut trceK dec2tdlf JJEDIOAL. C. W. DUNNING, M. D. nEStDRNCB Cor. Otli and Wnlnttt Street. OH'ICn-Cor. flth Htrcct and Ohio Levee. OFKICB HOUIW-From 0 a.m. to 12 m., nnd from a io D p.m. ueczitr WILLIAM RUSSEL, M. I)., (Germun Doctor,) Plivslclnn, Surgoon and Accouchcr, No. 141 COJI.MEIICIAL AVENUE, Helween Eighth and Ninth Elrcct, der21dtf Cairo, Illlnola. SHAVING AND HAIR DRESSING. glRED THEOBOL1), Xo. 0 Sixth Street, near Ohio Levee, Fashionable Itarbcr nnd Hair Dresser. IVrtieular Hltentioii paid to cutting ladles' and chil dren's Hair, and to Hhnmpooing, either at tho ihop or residence cf tho etttuincr. Nonn but tho beat workmen are employed. dec2l'C8dtf LIQUOR SALOONS. THE ALRATROSS SALOON and RES TAURANT. 61 OHIO LEVEE, CAIRO, ILL., Is furnished villi all kinds of excellent LIQUORS, and IU tuUes nru olwaya fdlol with all the reononablo EIIHLEHof tho market. Meals arn fiirnlnlie.1. on order, at all hours. I'AT. FJTZUEItALD. dec21dtf QASSINO. This popular plaen haw become tho rexort of all lor era of good HEEK, an nonn but Uin beat 9 Alsnt Iioula Zbf calsce Is kept by JOHN BCHIL, Eight itreet, between Com. nnd Wnh. Arenuei, dec21dtf CAIItO, ILLINOIS. JOHN HYLAND'S SALOON Is tuppllcil with all kinds of Superior Xalqiuoarsv, Beer, Ale, die, COMMERCIAL AVENUE, BETWEEN NINTH AND TENTH 8TREETH. Tho Ihlr.ty, wholoto rood Honor. should jriTO a caiL and those who wlah Ui ruff a fracrant cieu him ciKarcao hare their wants aupplicd at hla bar. decz atciui ATTORNEYS. LLEN & WEBB, A'CTOKSEIS AX LAW. uact in nrnn' new assuaeusa;, Comer of Eleventh ktreet and Commercial Avenue ll.'yVmUaS Webb, I c"i Jfe21Jtf jyjULKEY, AVALL & WHEELER, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, John H. Mb lice y. 1 Gso. W. Wall, CAIRO, ILL. Sam' i. P. Wiikkleb, J OMce Room, 8 and 0 Winter's Block. tdecarewif STOVES, TINWARE, ETC. A. H ALLEY'S CHARTER STOVE STORE OAK AND Copper, Tin and Sheet Iron Xo. ICO WASHINGTON A VEXUE (Ahnte. the Market Home.) lioonnic, uuitermi?, t-poutlnji aim bUunuo.-vu-wofK dono In a neat and substantial manner, at rliort no, tice uuni'siu A2IEI TO OBTAIN IT GO TO . BEERWART, ORTII sVX'O'N And purchase the loading Itovo o T t lie mt A Rood Tarletr of CooklusAnd Ileatlac Btofcs al ways on nanu. Also a complete aaaoruneui oi Tinware, Hollow-Ware, Ac, . Manufacturers of Outteiugand KoofiDj. Our motto Is Quick Bale and Hmall Protts. arSatifiu:tlonciuranteel In every laitance.VSi BOOK BINDING. IRO ROOK BINDERY. MARCUS SIIiVERRERO, Book Binder, ZCixlosr AXl RIauk Rook Mauufacturer, No. 73 Ohio Lbveb, CAIRO, ILLINOIS, Is prepared to bind Books, Periodicals, Maaailnes, Music, Newspapers, lllank Books, Ac. In auy style desired, at reasonable rates. Public natronairn Ij reinectAlllv solicited, and falls faction iruarAntrd. HULlNUof auv churaclerdooe in ino ikai pjih uuu uii nur uuiicc. ueciii wuii KENTUCKY GOODS. TTKNTUOKY GOODS FOR SALE. The snbacriler respectfully informs tho cltltens of euro anil vicinnr. iiai no has hbukm ui kvwm hi iiiu (iwcnsiioro wooinn anus manmnciure, ni ji.-uuiiinnn Furniuire store, eorm r of blxlli street and Comnier cial avenue, consisting of Wide aud Narrow Jeam, All -"Wool CanN meres, i-'ancy iiinseys, Flannels, Superior Family Blankets, All'Wool Coverlet, Balmoral Skirt, and Mocking lams. Theiio kochU are male of Kood Wool, and of Yarn well acoured before weavin). An otinortunitv Is nowoltered for all to obtain what icoods they need direct from tho auent. Merohanta and .Merchaiit Tailors am Invited to exbmino the .lock. It will bo Mild at the lowest wholenalo and v. t.iil rate). Ooiiio uue, coinu all, and buy goods that can stand (ho test. Woo), or Other good country produee taken In ex chancufor bWs. JOHN HAMILTON, Agent, iicH.'aiililll PRINTING.BILL HEADS. gILL HEADS, OtPlnixx and Ox-xxmxoxxttl "nlllTClIa,,, Trlntcd at tho oilico oftho Cairo Bulleiin. CONMISSION AND FORWARDING. nrST. fARKtn. Tox.ii.piiii.ur.. JpARKER i: PHILLIPS, fiENERAL COMMISSION ASti FORWARDING MERCHANTS Xo. 72 OHIO LEVEE. swfpee.lal attention given to filllnx order. ileoirwitf gALLIDA Y BROTHER ;i;m;kai. aext.s, FORWARDING AND COMMISSION 3vr e k c ii a. w t a 70 OHIO LEVEE, 70 Cairo, deo2IVJ.ltf XlllXXOlMS. FOREIGN EXCHANGE, JjlOREIGN EXCHANGE FOR SALE, In Any Iteifnlreil Amount, Iroland, Sootlcuad, xsu All Placet on the Continent, AT CITY NATIONAL BANK, CAIRO, ILLIXOIS. ilecSldlm A. H. BAPFOItP, Caihltr. OR SALE, IT- JOHN W. THOVKIt 4b CO., BROKERS AND EXCHANGE DEALERS KlKhtli street, st-cond door from Com. Are., EXCHANGE OX Great Britain, I HoHthera GfrnRBy, IrIaa4. Fraisce, N'orlltcrH Germany, Swedes, N'orwajr. Also, Fa sago Tickets from Liverpool, London, Havre, Antwerp, BreKttn ana jiamourg, to new York, Or to any point West. s9X!oUcetloni made on any point lnEurooo. dw-ire&itf NATIONAL IANKS. mUE J7RST NATIONAL RANK JL or - oaiho duHal Piild In aioo.oou KAutliorlrctl CaiiHnl...'. $300000 DANlEh IIUIIII, I UOIIT. W. MILLKIC l'rei-ideiit. Vk'.i-1'feitIiUnt. C... IlL'milCS, Caihlcr. I Correndenla may rely on careful attention to i myruuxmun. Collections on all Dolnta rronintlv attended to. return nude ou day of payment. DEPOSITES RECEIVED. Exchange, Coin, llank Notes and United ninica securities, OF ALL ISSUES, lolct. Interest Allowed ou Tlmo Deposits. KXCIIAKOK On all Ihe crincln.il cities of (he United States and tin vrardx.of ono hundred aud fifty citiex in Kuroiw. for ssleINKUM3TOBUIT. DUICTOM. DANIEL IIUKD. I IIOI1T. W. MILLErr: SAMUEL It. MAY, I JOHNT.KENNIE, .lecsrc&iif O. N. 1IUUHEH, Cashicx. C ITY NATIONAL RANK. DKHK1NATED DEPOSITARY AND FINANCIAL AOETiT, ortiia UNITED STATES, CAIRO, ILLINOIS. r Buys and sells , Exchange, Colu and Uncurrcnt Money. Covet mucin .Securities Bought and Sola. Deposit Received, and a General Bankiiij . jiustnesx vonauctta. W. V. HALLlDAt, A. B. SAKKOHD, Cxsuisa. ru Minor. docil'Wdlf DENTISTRY. O. HOLDEN, Cobner of 8tu Street and Ohio Letzs All work in this lino executed promptly and upon Sclontltlti Prlncjnlea, AND AT BB.VS0NA1ILE BATK3.