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TEE HAIXKOAD QUESTION.
We agree with our cotecoporary, the .Bulle
tin, in its well expressed opinion, that the
Board of Mayor and Aldermen ought not to
act-apon the question of connecting the Mem
phis a Etd Charleston Railroad with the river,
in the present immature state of the public
rated on that question. We have already- ex
pressed a very decided opinion in favor of the
sieasare as a movemeat of good policy for
Memphis and of advantage to all concerned.
Bert we prefer to rest the whole qiestion upon
the verdict of the citizens of Memphis, whose
province it Is to determine it. And we are
therefore opposed to the Mayor and Aldermen
hastily attempting to legislate Upon a question
of so much importance, and which involves so
swell of interest to every citizen, until they are
distinctly Instructed by the people of the city
as to the course they shall psrsue in the prem
ises. If they act at present, either far or
against the extension, it will only bj a source
of irritation hereafter, and.a vote of the people
wM finally be called for the purpose of ascer
t&itting the sense of the citizens touching the
question. There can not fail to be aroused
atreatg prejudice against the party assuming to
farce measures without the consent and appro
bation of the voters, which will inevitably re,
act against that side.
It is moreover just and proper, in every Bense,
that the people eheuW be consulted to uchlpg a
aeasure which has excited so wide a contrari
ety of sentimefit. The most judicious course
that can be pursued by the Board, is to order
aa election, specially to take the sense of the
voters on this question, and thus totally to sep
a rate it from all other questions and interests.
It appears plain to us that this is both the
B3et satisfactory and the most summary meth
ed) sVsnosifig of the question, and of brin;-
iog aoont a feseral acquiescence in the resale.
Beading Matter on Every Page.
S"Mr. Tooxss' bYikn.pt law (says the
Wash tag ton correspondent of the New York
IltraM) is .being actively considered by the
Jsslklary Coamittee, and it will probably be
presented to the Senate early next week. It
is Mderetoed'K will be a general bill, including
iadivMaals, corporations, chartered banks and
acty association of persons authorized to issue
Betes, WHs, tc. It will provide for voluntary
aad involuntary bankruptcy, and wW be ratro-
Mtive. The retroactive feature will be guarded
as to exclude all who, scbseqoeat to January
last or any other time, have made assignments,
ia contemplation of the passage of a bankrupt
law, which gave preference to one creditor
w aaether, and the bankrupt in such caees
sbmM not receive a discharge unless with the
flMBtat of a majority of his creditors who
have been so preferred. The involuntary
baakraatey applies to cases 'where the debts
exef two thousand dollars, and the person
declared naaknpt is entitled to trial by jury
aH U ansfers of property of any kind, for the
latrpase of giviag any creditor, endorser or
ether pervoo any preference or priority over
gaaerat creditors, to be nail and void, and the
parties obtaining them to be sued for such
assouet as assets of the bankruptcy. With
rags id to banks and other issuers of paper
nwaoy, they are to corae under the bead of in
vsuntary fcaakrapts ; and, in addition to all
the KabMties which attach to individuals, they
xaay he declared bankrupt for the non-payment
far tea days after detsand of atjy bill, note or
nttur.KafrBity all the expeases of proceedings
to he paid by the parties interested, and under
aa pretease to be paid by the United States.
These are the general .features of the bill, we
evartavc. It is to , into effect next Neversbir
it new passed.
Ebttoks ArrEAL: Ia compliance wilh ray
promts;, I will now offer you a few ideas In
reference to the extent of the damage done to
ear eeaatry by the present floods. .
I concur with y&ur correspondent from Coun
cil Bead, Ark., as to the water standing against
the levees so long, will percolate through the
earth; sad, by remaining around the roots of
earn aad cattoa, wilt have the bafieful effect te
short, la saeie degree, the growing crop. I
caaaot, however, conceive that thexlajary to
live etack ar crops, wfM be so ereat th ex
aggerated tad highly colored laports, which
are betag CMttaatfy seat throuah the country
by newspapers, would seem te induce. On the
reatrarj, cawstjeriag oar Impeif eet system if
levees,;! heiieve that, should the waters con-
lie seaside without further hindrance, tte
e te tte entire Mississippi Valley wi.l
h cooperatively seaall. This is a country
abounding, when all of its dormant energies
chail hart becoete properly aroused, in all that
"he asest brilliant aad prolific imagination
caetd depict; and, ia sooth, some of the river
nafties of the Democratic State of Miesis
cpal,aeoaads with aa aadesirable ascendancy
af a political aiBl called the Know-Nothing,
aad theegh as sefgbbert. some of them are
clever gentlemen, we would not have been sets
oiad ia sack cloth and ashes long, if V e
floods had wafted them over to Salt Lake.
Agate, there is another species of animals
aawn here called the Softs, or Limbers, who,
ky voting with the opposition party, and cen
fttaet abase of the principles of their party,
do their eeaatry more injury, proportionally,
than the midatgbt party; fer it has become to
be as iipjurism that the Know-Nothings religi
aH5 believe that they are parsaiBg the right
track te appose tte Democratic party, whether
they are grappling after phantasmagorias, or
cosasadiag for tte prosperity aad perpetuity of
the confederacy. These limber geets would
Mod sore fraternal aad congenial spirits to
i ash,ra8 North, aad take up their abode rmong
Seward, Doegias, & Co.
'We hope, however, by the co-operation of
the Old-Line Whigs, those noble relics of an
aacfeat f ansily, te eaaUe ourselves to place
conservative pilots at the bekn of our ships,
aad in future direct our political compass by
the hrilHaat esTaigeaee of the meridian sua,
iattead of the Mm mazes of tte moon.
Tear mrut, W. E. A.
rnjumu, Mm.. May.u. I'SS.
Effect cr the Kansas Bill. Senator
CocbAXEK, af Versssat, a FreesoMer, thus de-
AtH the abject aad effect of tte Mil of the
Ooafsfeace Cemsstttee for the adielesioB of
Kansas, recently passed by Coagresa :
" Webave eomplaiaed a great deal that the
Lecomptea eeastitution was submitted to the
people in regard te the question of slavery, ia a
certain (sanaer, which was aofair, deceptive
aad deaHac ia dupiieKy. That subtBlHioo
was this i ' You v vote for the constitution
wMh slavery, or for the constitution without
slavery ; at yea Save to vote for Uie constnu
tien at any rate, which has slavery in it in
of! her case' Now, how is it here? We will
Bat te Tea the question, Will you vote for
these laaat eraets? Bat new remember, if iron
voit far lie Void grant yes art to hart Ihutlais
eeroiwaire. ana j v Tele i( aa
grasit yes are te have tlavery in year Territory
teittunl a cmtiiiutxon ' That is, you are to
have a constitatton with slavery, or slavery
without a constitution, but slavery at any rate.
That sees to lae to be the way ia utiich the
question is put to them ; because you DoM
Mat. aader the Dred Srott decision, it is a
blavcbeldhig Territory, and, therefore, if the
neente'vete for taese land grants, tter are to
take a btevtholdiag State censtitation, and if
ther vote against them, they are te end-ire eit
very under a Territorial form of governmeet.
iBt Is tee alternative."
The Finaj GoikOpt. If we are pr
sstwed to resrard tte newspaper press as a wir
ier refleettee the state of public sentiment
ttroaaheat the country upon the political ques
tions wsmcb nave so long agHaiea tae people
ef the nation, we think it quite itfe to infer
that the fires are rapidly gome out With here
aad-.ttere aa exception, the Republican press
is exceedialy taste and uninteresting. Perhaps
the jainde of the people, hat inc been wdiett'd
to the poiat ef ceoetaet alarm aad expectation,
fiad the events of real Hfe in Kansas, aa they
actually transpire, too iwtnteres'.ing aad stolid
for their morbid appetites. Tha troth may be
well be told, there is nothing ia the Baar future '
that we can see which is capable of yielding
the material for popular clamor. Kaasas,like
a peer play, welt advertised aid thoekioeiy
performed, is cursed by Bine-teatbs of the com
munity, and voted a er. Of course, every
body knew, who had sense rneugh te compre
brnu the "tietiortion between real and repraeee
tative Ufa, that it would be so. The Kansas
-x-iteeaet eouM no more be kept up than the
teallBe vagabonds ef our great etties could
keep alive a crest confltzratiofi. The little
afterpiece of " Kansas or tbe Ratification" it
19 come on ; sai we appreueira,as venal o
such occasions, only tbe exn e-nely cries,aod
these who laugh as in de'y bound will re
isala to witness the perfcrmenee We recnl
Itct Delhiag in our political history wbVb has
produced anything like the cratk of anti
elaverr, which is already seen to have resulted
from tali Kansas humbug. I: started off wdh
tiyibg colors, urged ou from three thousand
palplts m a wild crusade against the en
croachments of slavery." Of course, the
MiMoari Compromise a.id the WHmot Proviso
became distinctive articles in tbe creed of the
Abolitionists. Four yeirs have safficed to
afnlc the act of 1820 aod the provisa into ab
nolute and coaeeded popular error; and the
campaign against s X'tty id Kmias is seen to
bear a striking apology to the great ccntest of
the gallant Knight de la Manch with the keg
firoed wicd-ciiiis. Washington, Unio.
EOUTHEKH PACIFIC SAILSOiD.
We judge from tbe following, which we clip
from the New Orleans Dtlta of the Jllh last,
that this road Is likely to ba seriously Involved
in difficulties, and that there is a projjabllKyof
its being sold out under a deed of trust. In
this event, of course, a large number of inno
cent stockholders must suffer loss :
The Delia says:
There was oulte a laree attendance yes
terday at the office of the Company, of the
stockholders of tbe Southern Pacific Railroad,
in pursuance of the call by President Yergtr.
PrlVnt rrrrr exnlained the nnrDoae of
tbe meeting in a speech of considerable length,
recapitulating tne conmuon, prospects a do gan
gers of tbe company, substantially as we britflv
set them forth a day or two a go. He laid much
irf on theureencv of the claims of the com
pany's creditors ; they had done honest work,
he said ; they had postponed their just demands
time ami again ; mey naa graniea every ucmj
and indulgence until patience had ceased to be a
virtue, and now thev should be paid. And
President Yerger did not hesitate to say that,
after the Directors had failed to meet and talce
the important subject in consideration, if the
stockholders to whom he appealed refased to
take steps for satisfying or for coming to a
good understanding with those creditors, it
would be just that the company's property in
Tfin should be sold under the deed of trust,
as advertised already fer aale on tbe first of
June next. It was by mat oeea or irust tuai
materials were procured and work was done at
a critical time; it was by that work that tbe
charter was saved; and now, if those who
secured the road from forfeiture can get pay in
another way, they are entitled to have it by
the sale of the road itself.
President Yerger said much more in regard,
ro aisucguisaing oeiween, oono jiie uti uejj'is
stockholders, and intimated that one conse
quence at least of the deed ef trust in Texts,
would be to purse the Ceopaay of the latter in
cumbrance, that is, of stockholders who re
joice in fabulous amounts of stock for which
they paid nothing, and which, thrown into the
market, detract from the general value ef stock
aa well as the reputation of the Company.
Mr. Richard T. Archer, of Mississippi, one
of tbe Company's Directors, replied to Presi
dent Yerger In a somewhat pointed and forci
ble manner. He complained that when he sub
scribed $6 000 in cash for stock under the new
rrasgemect last year, Mr. Terser headed the
list with a subscription of $30 000 for himself
and friends an amount that that gentleman
and his friends afterward declined to make
good. He also complained of having been
arawa in, seme way, by Robert J. Walker, to
sacrifice a Mississippi plantation worth every
Mt of $23 800, fer that much stock ia tbe old
Atlantic and Pacific Railroad project, the im
mediate progenitor of the present Southern Pa
cific He also spoke of the injustice tf the
Texas Leeislature having affixed to tbe dona
tion or 10,240 acres of land aad .O0O in
money per mile offthe road, the condition that
t domicile of the company should be re
moved to Texas, and concluded by the feeling
expression of the wish that he was " out of
tbe scrape" altogether.
Col. Wiefall, or lexas, men speice, mingling
(he facetious, felicitous and forcible in such a
manner as to smooth the troubled waters, ban
ish personal feeling, crimination and recrimi
nation, and bring tbe meetingte the direct con
sideration of the practical question before it,
He commiserated tbe case of Mr. Archer, but
be would recommend to bim the example of
David, who mourned in sackcloth and ashesfor
bis sick child, but when tbe child was dead,
arose, washed himself, and went about his;
business like a sensible man. r. Archer bad
better let by-gones be by-goaes, resign himself
te irretrievable losses, and go about bis busi-
ae;s. i-or bis part, ne considered mac me
exchange of Mr. Archer's worn-out plantation
in Holmes county, worth about $S,000, for
$28,000 of stock In the Bob Walker project, a
very eood bet, if it was lost. He would have
ttaked quite as much on the same game. Col
VTigfall concluded by eta ting plainly what was
the real question before the meeting, and urg
ing them to reso've upon some practical course
tc satisfy creditors, prevent, the sale of the
road, and nrotet COM fide stockholders.
A motion was men maue 10 can on. a. a
Price to tbe chair.
That eentleman declined to take the
but availed biraself of the occasion to vindicate
Mr. Verier from iasiouatioas made against
him. He bad known bim from bo v eood, and
it be was distineaished for anything more tban
bis ability as a jurist, it was for bis inflexible
On motion, then, Cel. Was. A. Elmore was
called to the chair.
On the motion of Mr. Brown, the following
resolution was unanimously adopted :
Arte Ires'. That a committee of three stock
holders b appointed to inquire and report what
amount of money will be immediately required
to prevent the sale or the nroperty of tbe Com
oan, and what practicable means caa be pro
posed te procure tbe same after conference
with the creditors.
Tbe Chairman appointed on the committee
Messrs. T. K. Price, Mason Pilcher and Henry
When the raeetine adjourned te meet again
onWdnesday, at 12o'eloek c.
SOUTHERN C0HKEBCIAL C0KVE5TI0X
This Convention assembled at Montgomery,
Alabama, on Monday last. We cvmplle from
tte Mrrrtittr, ef that city, such proceedings
of .the first day As we deem ef public interest.
Tbe Jirtrliifr" says the delegations ia atten
dance were resMrkaMy welt filted, especially
these from Alabama, Georgia, aad Virginia.
South Carolina also made a very respectable
At 12 o'clock, precisely, our distinguished
townsman, Hon. Wo. L. Yancey, mounted the
platform and called the Ceaveatiea to order ia
a short, extempore but forcible speech. He
Mj Cetmirywm of ihe SouUi: At thereqaest,
and in behalf of the Mayer and Public Author
ities ef the city ot Montgomery, I bid you wel
ee ne. I have designated you as my country
men of the South, for this is to be a convention
of Southern men, assembled on Southern roil,
for the purpose, strange to say, of counteract
ing the utijxst and deleterious iiifluences of our
own national legislation ; of raising up and in
vigorating a commerce for our own section, of
which it has been deprived by means ef unjust
navigation laws ; In short, for tte purpose of
encouraging and stimulating by the wisdom of
your suggestions, tbe industry of a section
which has effectively bone the burthens of
government and buiH up a rival section, while
enjoying but little of its favor.
1 welcome you as the representative of a peo
ple, who, confident in their own resources and
in themselves, and having a proper regard for
the great principle of ntum el iuum, ask noth
ing of their general government but te be let
alone who, if they can be permitted to enter
into the great contest of Industry, UBtrammel
ed, will look alone to their energy, prudence
and wisdom, for success.
I welcome you, as tte forsbadowiog of that
other more important convention which, if in
justice and wrong continue to rule the hour and
councils of the dominant section of our divided
and estranged land, must, ere leeg, assemble
for the noble purpose of putting the political
relations of tbe South upon the safe basis of
an iadependeLt sovereignty ; whose climate and
soil, protections and social institutions, will
have that unity which experience seems to have
demenstrated to be the only permanent basis
ef successful gevernment.
The Oo vention was organized by tbe ap
pointment of tbe following officers:
President Andrew P. C&lboun, of South
Viee-PresWeats Msrk A-Cooper, Ga ; Geo.
P. Elliott, S. C; G. W. Seaiple, Va.; Jesse H.
Lindsay, N. C : D. Campbell, Tenn ; C. F. Pol
lard. Ala ; Thoa. Ceopwood, Miss : CoU Maun
sel White, Li ; Paul McCermiek, Fla.
Chief Secretary P. D. Page.
Assistants Wa. H Kirkweod, S. C; J. C
Blackburn, Ga.; John L. Tindle, Miss.; Jobs
L. Mosss, Tenn ; Theo. O'Uara, Ala.; Robert
Jews, Va.; G. W. Munday, La.; a B. Todd,
On taking tbe Chair, tbe President spoke ia
substance as folio ws : ,
Gextlemek: While I thank you most sin
cerely lor tae aistinguisDea nonor you Dave
conferred upon me, I assure you I approach
tbe duties you have imposed upon me with
great distrust in my capacity te fill them equal
to your expectation. That there is aa unani
mous feeling now existing throughout the
Souib upon tbe all-abeorhiag and vital ques
tions which we are assembled here to discusa,
no me will deny. Since 1546, when I had tbe
honor to represent this, mj adopted State, 1l
the Memphis Convention, 1 felt satisfied tbat
the large collection of Southern energy and
Southrr. talent which assembled at these con
ventions, would, by the intrchauge of opinion,
which takes place on seen occasions, be uiti
mately productive of good, i relt tnat if we
were but tu uuite the South, and cause her to
act with one half th energy fer tbe mainte
nance of ber rlgbts that her enemies display in
taking them away, she would long since have
accomplished all at which she alms. But,gen
tlmes, we are an agricultural people ; we are
aisiategratea in our society roe ownership
f slaves and tbe working of her soil necessa
rily affects us. Bat naturally it produces an
independence of character which marks us,
amoag all people, as a peculiar race.
We have now, for the first time, struck the
chord ef tbe great Southern heart, and a coal
men pulsation is felt along the American slave
States, striking deep into the interior. We are
new aroused, fer the first time, to a sense of,
the fact tbat ereat causes have been at work
from the formation of tbe government to the
present time, tbat hare changed socially, po
litically, agriculturally, and commercially, tbe
intervening causes which produce tbe distrac
tion of the social fabric of our society.
Gntlemn, it matters not wnal toe area or
tbe South or her triumphant resources may be;
what her position to be powerful is. na'urally,
f we permit the pressure from the North to go
further than it has at tbls moment, we cannot
expect (it will be idle to do so) that one jot ef
tbe power claimed by our foe will ever be
yielded. Ic is all tbe same to us; the slave
holder and his slave 'he slave States and their
tsstittttiMii are the objects of their hostility;
and now they claim the victory as wen they
say tbat time, will consummate all tbe rest they
wane nui nine, geoiiemen, rime is at raiua
bit to e to our tutmitt. Let a common In
terest unite u, and, gentlemen, let us, as far
aa the reeerved power in these States will
enable u, seek t d-velop every atom of our
strength and delegated power to the general gov
ernment. We must respect tbe laws as long as
we live In this Union.
In conclusion, gentlemen, I beg to assure tbe
Convention that 1 come to this chair with no
other purpose or desire tban to fill it with im
partiality, and I throw myself on your kindness
to exeuse any errors wbieb I might Inadvert
A Committee of Business, consisting of three
from each State represented was appointed,
consisting of the following persons :
On tbe part of Alabama J. VS. Portia, Co
Iambus Lee, John Cochrane.
On the part of Florida John Beard, Wo. H.
Chase, T. W. Brevard.
On tbe part of South Carolina Isaac W.
Havne, A. D. Frederick, Benj. Wbalery.
On tbe part of Virginia L E. Hsrvey, Wa.
Ballard Preston, Roger A. Pryor.
On tbe part of Georgia E. P. Hill, Albert
Lamar. H. K. Tift.
On tbe part of Mississippi Dr. Campbell,
Dr. McElratb, Jno L Tindal.
On tbe part of Louisiana Maunsel Whits,
G. W, Munday, Jno. B, Breckenridg. w .
On the part of Tennessee R. F. James, J.
W. UrtcgesJno. u. Closes.
On the part of North Carolina Jesse H,
After some further debate relative to rules
of order, business, &e.,
Mr. L. W. Spratt, of S. C., offered and read
a report from the committee appointed at the
last Convention to take into consideration the
practicability of re-opening the African slave
trade. This report Is very lengthy, so much so
that its publication in the -MrrrXutrlalmprao
Some remarks were made by Messrs. Yan
cey and Pryor In relation to the report the
former statins; that he considered the movement,
under preteaf circvmttartcu, Impracticable;
and tbe latter requesting permission to bs
beard this morning in opposition to the report
not that he was influenced by any thing like
tbe false philanthropy and cant of the day, but
mat he wished time to sqow to me uonvestion
reasons wbjPhe opposed its recommendation.
Tbe report was on motion tabled for tbe pres
On motion of Mr. Robert G. Scott, of Ala
bama, tbe Conventien adjourned till 9 o'clock,
a. m., to-day.
What Bsill'bs DJte with the BeeuiaaU ?
There is a contrariety of opinion in the Dem
ocratic ranks as to what course of policy shall
be pursued toward those members of tbe party
who have acted with the opposition during the
present session of Congress on tbe Kansas
question. The New York correspondent of the
Washington Uaieu says on this subject :
lac jisniu oj oramrrc, ui uiis uuuimt;,
DTonoscs tbat tbe doer of tbe Democratic fold
be opened to all who may have strayed from
it, and wbo " may hereafter prefer to act with
their forn-er political atsocictes rather than
enter into permanent relations with the opposl
Uon." Tbe tone of the article is so concilia.
tory, so thoroughly good natured, abd full of
practical good sense, mat many wno, nice my
self, were very indignant at tbe course pursued
by some or our " loraer political associates,"
are now inclined to smoke the calumet of
peace, and bury the httchef, if tbe temporary
eeceders will only come back at once, and not
41 make a fuss about it." W'tb regard to Sen
ator Douglas, every man who admired the vast
ability and energy wmca D? displayed in". me
passage of the Kansas-Nebraska bill, arid
wbo that is a Democrat has not admired his fa
mous report on tbat bill?) and wbo has ob
served bis consistent political career up to a
certain period, has deeply regretted his partial
opposition, and has never ceased to hope that
some lucky chance will bring him back from
the path on which has strayed, ahd rescue bim
from tbe fatal embrace ef Know-Nothings and
Black Republicans, whose very touch Is death
to any Democrat, We hope still tbat be will
come back, and true to the party to which he
was an ornamect, shake off the Republican
barsales that are clinging to bis skirts. Be
sides, I am assured by those wbo are In a po
sition to know, that the Republicans of Illinois
are ready to throw him over. Long John
Wentwortb and Abraham Lincoln do not dis
guise their distrust of tbe u little giant," and it
is really revolting to ueartoese political am
ssalctNz talk of refusing tbe overtures of the
political mastadon wbo framel and passed the
The Journal of Commerce, whose chief edi
tor is among tbe oldest, most experienced, most
independent, and deservedly respected editors of
the New York press, evidently advocates a
"pacific policy," and the manifestation of "a
spirit of moderation and kindness." I have
infinite respect for bis judgment, and believe
that he speaks the sentiments of a large por
tion of the party. I confess tbat they were
not myown, but I would adopt them sooner
than that tbe Republicans shonldtjiave the
glory of enrolling in their ranks menwbo once
enjoyed popular confidence as Democrats. Tbe
Republicans of this city will insist oh it tbat
tbe passage of tbe " English" bill is a victory
for Intra, and the actual assertion of their doc
trines with regard to Kansas. They are lost in
amazement at tbe idea that Democrats presume
to celebrate it as a triumph for their side, and
crack tbe most doleful jokes about "funeral
salutes," &.e. Simple Democrats cannot real
ize" the Republican victory. We cannot im
agine a Republican victory with regard to Kan
sas that does not repeal the Kansas Nebraska
bill, assert the absolute right of Congress (pro
vided the majority be Black Republican) to
legislate for tbe Territories, or, at least, de
clare the Topeka constitution tbe acme of
statesmanship and political wisdom.
From tha Boston Courier J
There are few things no wide apart in human
life as speculation and fact. We have a set of
men and women, toot in this country, and fur
some reason they seem to congregate in Mas
sachusetts, who are mere speculatists, tbat is,
tbeorisers. upon a great variety of subjects
which affect the concerns of society, ihey
urge abstract doctrines to their extremes t limit,
Everything in this world ought to be perfectly
right, according to their notions of right, It
is evident tbat a ereat many things are appa
rently wrong. Tbe world is like a tangled
web, nmcn is unliseiy ever to be completely
straightened out. Nothing can be done to im
prove its condition, except by pains which will
be requisite until tbe very tai of time, and by
tbe most careful and geatle treatment. Yet tbe
idea ef these theoretical philosophers is to
seize hold of a loose string here and a loop
there, and to pull away with all their might
and main. Tbe consequence is that they break
it, and every effert wbich they employ only
makes the snarl still more complicated and un
manageable than before.
So in England, more than in any country of
Europe, there has been a predominant set of
these philosophers wbo wait for neither tide
nor time. They eet themselves to work some
years ago, to effect tbe emancipation of tbe
negroes ia the British colonies. We do not say
what influence was exercised upon tbe British
Parliament, by the consideration tbat such an
act might prove embarrassing to our own
Southern States, and promote such causes of
disagreement between tbe South and tbe North,
as would make tbe United States a far less
dangerous rival to Great Britain, when dis
united and perhaps broken in two, tban when
they stood firmly leagued together. Our own
philosophers of this sort increased amazingly
in numbers and zeal under this lead of British
pbilanthrophy. Tbe billing and cooing, back
and forth, between them on both sides of tbe
water was something truly edifying and mar
velous to behold.
We say cothinr against emancipation in
itself, or as a substitute for and a relief from
actual cruelty and oppression. But If there be
reason In the roasting of an egg, there Is also
a reason, a judgment and a propriety to bs ex
ercised upon the subject of negro slavery, as
upon all others. To tbe sort ef freedom
claimed now-a-days, by the philosophers in
ques ion, for black men and white men too, we
are very much opposed ; and touching tbe civil
freedom of Uie former class, there are very
many considerations of justice, humanity and
discretion, affecting both the slave and his
master, to be taken into account, whenever any
such question is to be disposed of. Nor is it
necessary for us to say anything of the well
known effects of negro-emanc7patin in the
British West India colonies. It is sufficient
for our purpose, mat the tide of sentiment has
taken an altogether backward turn among our
English brethren, at least so far as tbe action
of the Government is concerned. Philanthropy
was ail very well on the other side, of tbe
water, until they found by experience how pro
foundly their interests were affected by the in
dulgence of Jt. It was a very cheap sort of
philanthropy Indeed, among our own ne 'to
phi list philosophers, because not one of them
bad the slightest personal interest wbich could
be injured by giving it free course. On the
contrary, it was z species of humanity, to be
gratified entirely at tbe expense of others; and
so talking is the cry of freedom among the
multitude tbat they wbo raised tbe cry tbe
leu, est often also raised themselves into tbe
list of heroes and martyrs, upon the score of
their negrophilism alone, without reference to
any other qualities or virtues whatsoever.
The test of Heroism was begro worship; tbe
reward of martyrdom consisted in procuring
a seat in Congress, or some other place of
Bt.t our readers must have observed the
queries and intimations, from time to time, ic
the British Parliament, of late, unon thn nS.
jectof procuring laborers for the Weatlndlu
Islands, tbe project certainly was entertained
or transporting emigrants" from Africa.
Every one in the slightest degree acquainted
with the subject, knows that tuch immigration
must be necessarily an enforced one, in a
word, that the negroes must be obtained froci
the chiefs, and that they are captives taken by
violence for the purpose. This is the svntern
pursued, by the French, with the connivance of
the British Government, although the latter as
yet only employ Coolies in their own planta
tions, procured and transported they best know
how. Much information is afforded on this
subject from papers recently transmitted by
me rresKiem io iuo ocuaic, m regara to Afri
can and Coolie laborers. Among other docu
ments is a late letter from Mr. Mason, oar
Minister to France. It appears that to an in
quiry of Us address to Count Walewskl, thht
Minister replied that there was "no truth In
the statements In the English newspapers, thht
the French vessels freighted with African em
igrants would be regarded by British cruisers
as engaged in me Airican siave traae." ioe
good Count enlarged very much upon tbe phyii
ical and moral improvement of which the emi
grants would have the benefit in fact, tbnt
they weoM become humacized and Christian
ized by being placeS in contact with tbe Eng
lish colonists wbo, we suppose, will naturally
think more of these objects than of raisirir
aagar and coffee, though it ought to be said
that the French in their famous West India
colonies of old times were distinguished amorg
other nations, tbe Englisa not excepted, fur
their superior humanity to their slaves.
Upon this ebowin;, Mr. Mason, it seenvi.
feels confident, as well he may
" Tbat in future we will see fanatical de
nunciation ef American slavery greatly mod
erated, if not silenced, In France perhaps In
England. He adda that it is quite evident lbs
conviction is gaining strength, both in England
and France, that the corapuliory emaDcipition
of slaves In their tropical colonies by author
ity of their governments; was a grave political
eiror an error unjust to the colonists, whose
rights of property were destroyed, and to the
colonies by the annihilation of the labor which
mads them productive, without securing any
In fact, if these are the Ideas which are en
tertained and which are gaining. currency In
France and England, it is evident enough, that
the sentiment of negrophilism is sensibly
abated and the course of Abolitionism is draw
leg .to a close, ipstead of hastening to Its ex
pected millennium. Our own philosopher!
drew their chief sympathy and encouragement
from the philanthropic spirits, that is, the
chief radicals of France aad England. What
will ihev do now? This Is of little conse-
anencej but we hope one result will be, that
is people whom they have led bo blindly away
will begin to exhibit a Utile more patriotic emo
tion toward their own country, nor forget her
best Interests, in their devotion to tbe cause of
tbe human race In general.
- .LOCAL MATTERS.
RtvKn. The officers of the Boom, which
cam? up yesterday, inform us tbat a rise of 2
feet was reported in tbe Arkansas river at Lit
tle Rock. Little Red and upper White rivers
were also rising.
(J3T Tbls day, at 10 o'clock, Col. Locke will
sell, on the premises, that desirable business
lot on Adams street, occupied by Mr. White
as a marble yard. The sale will be mads re
gardless of tbe price. A good chance for
Post aq i Stamm ajid EwrxLorxs. We ars
requested by Postmaster Cauoll to give no
tice to the public that a supply of postage
stamps and envelopes have been received at tbe
Mesipbls Post Office.
CoaxxcTios. S. M. Mooki (and not Mr.
Obi, as stated by us,) Is tbe man wbo was
sbot a few nights ago in an affray with Mr.
Johnson, in South Memphis. Mr. On a is tbe
name of a very clever paltceman who attempted
to arrest the offending party.
The strawberry supper given by the
ladies of Grace Episcopal Church last night,
at Odd Fellows' Hall, was well attended. An
other supper wilt be served to-night, at wbich
all tbe ladles and gentlemen of Mempois, wbo
feel charitably Inclined, are presslngly invited
to be present and partakers thereof.
Paorj FowLxa's Lasr Lectuie. On Mon
day night next Prof. Fowlee delivers bis last
lecture to our citizens wbo have been so much
Instructed and entertained by bim during tbe
past week. Tbe subject of tbe lecture will be
the Moral Bearings of Phrenology." We
bespeak for bim a large attendance.
General Twigos Convicted. It will be
seen by our telegraphic column that General
Twigos was convicted before the Court-Mar
tlal, at Newport, Ky., of " insubordinate con.
duct," The President, however, on account of
bis distingulshel services, in approving of the
sentence, remits the reprimand to which tbe
General was sentenced.
- Fxank A. DcVal, of the Panola Star,
is in tbe city and wilt reman a day or tw o
to solicit subscriptions and advertisements
from bur business men. The Star is pub
lished in'one of tbe wealthiest regions of Mis
slssippl in which it will be advantageous to
merchants and tradesmen to make known their
Tbe impression has preva iled with many
that out friend L. J. DoraEE, Esq., is the au
thor of tbe article commenting on the meeting
in tbe Eighth Ward, and which was replied to
by Michael Magevenet, E;q., In the Ar
PEAL- It Is due to truth to s(atethat Mr. Do
raxE was not the writer of- said article, and
bad no connection with it.
New Cigar Stose. Oar friend Signor Cab-
dona, wbo for years has bad tbe reputation or
dispensing the best cigars in lbs city from bis
stand under the Worsham House, has estab
lished a branch of bis bouse on Madisunjalreet,
in the building formerly occupied by tbe South
ern Bank, next door to the Ballefia office.
This has long been a desideratum in thls.sec
tion of tbe city, and we trust our friend Caepc-
na may receive a patronage that will repay
bim for his expense and award bis enterprise
2?" D. McComb & Co. ars manufacturing
"McComb's Labor-saving Pr;ss," at their
Press Factory, near the Memphis and Ohio
Railroad Depot, and have presses ready for
shipment in.store.They have two of their
presses in operation, upon wbich tbey put up
bales with great dispatch and unusual neatness.
Tbey are prepared to repair damaged cotton
or bale up samples on short notice. They pay
cash for samples and other grades of mixed
cotton. Office 157 Main street.
A Hakd Case. The police arrested an
Irishman yesterday at noon, at tbe corner of
Shelby and Union streets, wbere he had been
guilty of disgusting condoct. So averse was
the man to face tbe representative of justice,
that be fought desperately against tbe officers.
He was at length lodged in jail, but the officers
bad not a few rips and scratches Inflicted
during tbe conflict.
The Weather. The weather yesterday was
tbe warmest tbls season, according to the
indications of tbe thermometer ; a delicious
breeze, however, prevailed, which made tbe
day very agreeable. At 7 o'clock in the
morning the thermomete stood at 72 in
the shade. On the previous day tie
thermometer stood, at 7 a. m. 65,
.,82,9 t. m.j 72. This offers a great
contrast to the weather of Tuesday, when, at
the bours above mentioned, the thermometer
was no higher than 54, 57 and 56.
Sentenced. At the Circuit Court, Panola
county, Mississippi, A. B. Hcdjon, was two or
three days ago, found guilty of boras stealing
and sentenced to fifteen years' imprissnmenL
Aa this man bad killed three men before tbe
commission of this last crime and escaped pun
ishment, we suppose the present sentence is an
infliction to punish tbe man for not having
kill tbe owner of tbe horse. It be bad done
tbat, be would, no doubt, have gone free to
continue Indulging bis taste for providing em
ployment for undertakers. Tbe Panola Court
set six days, bat the.above was tbe only case in
which there was a conviction.
The Abt or Fencixg. Among all the ex-
ercies wbich reason has suggested or experi
ence taught, for tbe development of the physi
cal frame, none can be more highly recom
mended than the art of fencing. It is a manly
exercise, and at tbe same time It is an accom
pliehment upon which any gentleman might
pride himself. Its use Is not confined merely
to a defense of the person, but.it is promotive
of health as well as a graceful and manly de
meanor. Tbe dancing master may do much
to impart grace and elegance to tbe carriage.
but it is the fencing master or drill sergeant
who must complete tbe job by giving polish to
the whole bearing and demeanor.
iapt. XjPward uekeu, wno comes te our
city highly recommended as an adept and pro-
fieent in bis art, has a class of some fifteen at
present, some of whom have made great pro
gress in acqtiring a knowledge of the science,
The editor of tbe Charleston reinc Nevt, wbo
Is himself an accomplished fencer, says that
Capt. DeReu is "certainly a master ef
bis art and an accomplished professor of the
science of fence. He Is one of a very few,
whom we have met, to whom we could accord
this deserved commendation."
We would suggest to tbe young men and
youths of our city the propriety of spendicg
a portion or tneir evenings at tbe Academy of
Capt. DeReu. They will never regret in after
life tbe time and money spent In the aequlsi
Uon of an art'so useful, and one wbich brings
with it so many graces and accomplishments.
His rooms are over the store of G. B. Locstr,
THE KAILEOAD QTJEsriOS.
To lit Edilm of the Memkit AppetX:
Gentlemen: Understanding that my post
tlou upon me sabject of removing the Mem
phis and Charleston depot, to the Mississippi
river, has been misunderstood by many upon
tbe streets, I take tbe libertyjof requesting an
Insertion of this note In your paper, as all
know who have heard me express an opinion
upon me subject, I am Individually opposed
to moving the depot to the river. But whilst
entertaining mis optnten, If honored with the
office of Mayor, I would not hesitate to coo-
lorm my action to me Known wisnes of a ma
jority of the people of tbe city, though it might
bs in conflict with my own private views,
have no wish or dslre to embarrass the com.
merce and productions seeking to pass through
the city, further tban is necessary for tbe pro
tection of our own people, and should a ma
jority of tbe people desire a branch road lead
ing from tbe depot to tbe river, with proper
guards and restrictions, I should Interpose no
objection as Mayor. Respectfully,
The jubilee and dinner to take place at Green
ville, Tenn., on tbe completion of the East Ten
nessee and Virginia Railroad, has been fixed by
the Central Committee to come off on Thurs
day, the 3.1 day of June next. Tbe trains will
be in readiness at each end of the road Knoi
vllle and Bristol on the morning of tbat day
to convey passengers throughout the Use and
return the next day, at half price for the round
All editors of newspapers rlerdly to tbls en
terprise, and wbo will give this notice an in
sertion In their pspers, and produce a copy of
their paper containing It, to tbe Conductors of
the trains, will be entitled to a free passage
over the road to and fro, far tbat occasion.
The general programme wlU' be made out
and published in due time.
aso w. rouTE.
Chairman Central Committee.
8AUTJBL B. GUKNIKGHAV,
rresldeat Stat Ttsaeaaee and Tlrxlaia BaUrcad.
Hat so, lass. 1
Zast Tenntim and Virginia Kallrati.
It will be observed from tbe following- card,
tbat tbe last spike In tbe East Tennessee and
Virginia Railroad wa driven yesterday, thus
making our chain of Railroad connnectiott
complete and direct between Memphis and all
the Atlantic cities s
MrurHii, M 1. SH-
Te the niton of tu Utmphte Jffttlt
I sometime ago stated In your paper that tbe
East Tennessee and Virginia Railroad would
be finished by the 1st day pf-Jnne. I take
pleasure now in saying that tbe last spike will
be driven down to-day (Friday,) and a train of
cars will pass there from Knoxvllle to Bristol.
Memphis is at last connected with tbe North
ern cities by a direct line of railroad, and tbe
State of Tennessee more firmly united with tbe
Old Dominion. Tbe character of country
through wblcb this line of roads passes, and
the directness of the route, must at once com
mand an Immense travel. Tbe pleasure-seeker
and the Invalid need no tooger look to tbe
White Mountains or Saratoga for a summer re
sort, whin tbey can, by railroad, reach tbe
magnificent mountains and delightful watering
places of the South. Respectfully,
K. a. PATXE, Road Ceb(r.
Col. J. F. CoiitMAN, of Mississippi,
is stopping at the Gayoso.
Real Estate. Don't fall to bear in mind
Cayce's sale of real estate, situated on tbe
corner of Avery and Elliott streets, takes place
to-day at 10 o'clock. ,
An Invitation ta Preach.
Rev. T. J. Fisher Dear Sir t It you can
make it convenient, we would be pleased to
bear you deliver a sermon on tbe Worth and
Immortality of tbe Soul, sometime during your
stay in our midst, We would suggest Sabbath
next, at 11 o'clock a. m.
It AJTT TOUKO atSK.
Fiexjiens' Items. The City Council of
Brooklyn, N. Y-, have abandoned the volunteer
system, and made arrangements for establish.
Ing a paid fire department. The new system
goes Into operation on the 1st of November
Riotirtt among the firemen has again begun
in tbe Quaker City. At a fire on Thursday
lasiiue moyamensing company was attached
by tbe Strtfflera. After a terrible struggle tbe
Moya'Vcarrlage was captured, and run down
to Reed street wharf. Here it was battered
and ahattered with some pig iron which was
lying on me wnarf, and finally thrown over
board Into water sixty feet in depth. In the
course of the fray four pistol shots were fired,
and several persons were cot and bruised. A
gallant squad of policemen arrived upon the
ground shortly aftr the affair bad terminated,
and did their usual amount of efficient service.
lot greatest excitement prevailed in the neigh
In Philadelphia, the Young Men's Christian
Association have instituted a series of meet
ings for prayer at a number of the engine and
hose houses in tbe city, since the commence
ment of tbe revival. The meetings are gener
ally spirited and interesting, and in some cases
(as at the Falrmount engine bouse, for in
stance,) are crowded by attentive and respectful
In Baltimore, on Saturday last, a party cf
rowdies attacked the Friendship Fire Company
as Ihey were on tbe road to a fire Bricks
were thrown, and several shots fired at th
members having hold of the apparatus.
young man named John L. Roac:i was sbot
with a heavy ball through the instep. Tbe ball
passed entirely through the foot, and came out
at tbe heel. James Roach, a brother of th
first named, was badly cut on tbe bead by
blow from a brick or slang shot. Several mem
bers were injured with bricks.
jort of gltmpjis.
Arrivals and Departures.
Fmnar. Hit ia
Great Western, Cincinnati to New Orleans,
James Johnson, Nashville to New Orleans,
Golden Age, New Orleans to Nashville.
Lucy Holeomb. New Orleans to Louisville,
New Uncle Sam, New Orleans to St. Louis
i'acinc, iuisrille to New Orleans.
Qieen City, New Orleans to Cincinnati.
The river continues to swell here, and ba
risen altogether fourteen inches since Tuesday
evening. The weather continues fair,-and
growing wanner each day.
The Mississippi is reported as rising ripMty
at Cape Giradeau, from the heavy rains wblcb
have fallen throughout tbat section. The quan
tity of raiu whUb baa fallen in tbe up country
is almost without parallel.
Tbe steamer Return, from White river, re
ports that river and Little Red river rising.
Tje Return brought up 39 bales of cotton and
81 passengers. Ths Return will 'leave for
White river this evening, immediately after tbe
arrival of tbe cars.'
The Return reports tbat the Evansville is
Is laid up at D:s Arc.
The Southerner arrived from Louisville on
Tuursday night with a good business trip, and
left last evening with a large number of pas
singers. From her polite clerk, Mr. Archer,
we learn that on Tuesday night tbe Ohio, at
Louisville, was rising at the rate of three feet
In twenty-four hoars. Tbe Wabash is also
reported to bs higher than any other time since
1S43, and below i'l mouth the Ohio was rising
at tbe rate of two inches per hour.
The A. T. Lteey will be here this morning.
bound for St. Louis. Passenger! for the Illi
nois Central Railroad will be ticked through
on her, on application to Col. Slorln, on Jeffer
The Daniel Boone left VIcksburg on Wed
nesday, at 1 oclock, made sixty landings, lost
four hours running time, and arrived here at 2
o'clock on Friday morning. She made an un
usually quick trip, and run out of sight of
V icksburg In six minutes. She left at 2 o'cock
last evening for Napoleon, and will return on
Monday, ami leave at 6 o'clock that evening
for her regular vicksburg trip.
The old favorite mail packet, Kate Frlsbee,
left at 3 o'clock yesterday for Napoleon, with
a fair trip of freight and passengers. The
Boone bantered her for a race, but she did not
accept the challenge.
New Orleans freights are reported as very
scarce along tbe Ohio, and several packets
have laid up at New Albany, Indiana.
The Louisville Courier ot Wednesday says :
The river, as we predicted, is rising with al
most unexampiea rap'dlty, and the falls to-day
will be abundantly navigable for anv sized
boats. Last evening at the head of the falls
me river was rising at me rate of an inch and
a half per hour, while at Portland the river
bad risen five and a half feet in 24 bours. On
me raits last evening there was nearly nine
feet water in the Indian chute, fully six feet in
the middle chute, and the Chattanooga came
up the Kentneky chute, Inside of tbe island,
while the Cincinnati chute is wholly neglected.
Tbe weather, as usual of late, was rainy, but
in the evening it turned quite cold, with symp-
luian vi clearing on.
The rains have been tremendous everywhere,
and at Rock Haven, ten miles below the month
of Salriver, tbe river Monday nigbt rose five
feet in six hours. Old Salt was nourin? out a
perfect flood ot waters, and a freshet may be
expeeteu in me unto from rittsburgu to me
Tbe Wabaeb is out over Its banks and all tbe
railroads In Indiana submerged In places, thus
checking and cutting off the railroad travel for
The river, however, may be set down as being
in an excellent navigable condition, and me
river travel just now is the most expeditious, as
wen as pleasant, tnat could be made.
If the rise in the Ohio overtakes the Missis
slppi flood before it subsides, the lower country
win nave a slim cbance of escape from ruin
OOMMKRCIAL HOTBL G. D MITCHELL. Proprietor,
j.nrrtcm street, between Front now aod Jfam.
i L Gnr. Ark.
W 0 Rotter. M A. 0 R R. '
J do D Bond, Tecs.
Chat J Ml.lfr. Alt.
N X Stewart, do
C n HnLt, Tens.
J P Wood, Co
O H Whltmorr, Tena.
If Brrne, Cbletco.
Mill Byrne, .do
033 iKvrrstn, Kin.
B B xobertt, N C.
T It Brown, an
Tn C Lta, BrowsiTllie.
F B Hnnton, XathTitie.
Win S Dawoon, StLonls.
W J Leake, do
Miat A R.brrU, Baltimore.
Ntpo'roa Hill, Coontry.
R W Alexander, do
Mia Alexander, do
DTii ToaabBl, Dot.k BUI.
Marlon Aanka, do
Jowpa Nina. Htntton.
8 B Laontrd. BrowntTtll.
Pr J VT WardUo, RIpTey.
XT B Read, Brownif Ulo.
A 8 Strrcna Cltr.'
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M H Sc'i t. Co
On Martin, do
J X Miller. Ga.
3 Plttird. do
1 Thompson, Tenn.
H n Crawford, Kj.
f T Ralrd, Tensrttee.
0 W riant. do
F D Stewtrl. da
3 Trice. Artaaraa
i T Arm .iron r, do
T H Hailer. Tan.
3 A Polrr. do
J 1", U.
3 K Barop'o, Ttoa.
C H Diulrl, do
T C D.lton do
wt Wad. Ark.
A B nanton. v
- a acuarar.AU.
W KWlitat- da
iXRFHUIptirxijirtJ lfoP Herndon. Mlea.
X PbUUpi, do R B Lore, Somerrine.
-m a ranupi, do
Mltr B PEfJllTM. t
Geo F Hunch. Onatrr.
B 0 Cio.tr. do
B B Biancbard, Xtw York.
L F Jones, Cltr.
o R Fontr, do
w Ral'ord, Mlat.
Kn cwho. a
WK Milton. Trnn.
At th Csmbrrland PretbrUrlan Church, br th Rev.
Dr. Brian, on Tnaridir ermine, lit lost.. Mr. 3. S.
Cm Lea to Un. Axmc Va TTaoevx, allot I hit dir.
Tha Un! n of ta lor toe heart baa tbnt b-en rT-
f tctod, atd thtj atnowfs:tTtrepared lo tilde nipp'ty
tVmx tht atreiaof tlm, wheat water I trait mar never
become rtrrbld or rfftr a t!rce i.jttt wit. Tbat the
aad all other dttirabl Meiitnii attend bcti Sas aid
ajtsie; li tbe tinorr wt.h of tkt r frt'nl, A.
Persons of Sedentary Habits.
WHO ar STseralir atrctcd with. Tertixo, Lasssor and
Bxhassttaa, Kasaea and Headache, tar In Barbara's
Holland Bitten a craters! rrmtdy It flm ttrtnrta and
c-zr Wjtbc tjrun; tt'.Blaitatia dlfettlr erxaaa, a
comcti actdltr ot th ttomach.
To would caution th rnblie at slut snrcnaatss aa ef
tberaaay Imltatlocscf tbli dellthtrsl Aroma. To pre
vent tmpotUon, h cartful lo uk: for BsasAvr's Hol-
strayed or stolen.
FROM ttsrrlScor Ih.UleC. B. Filler,,
boat Bre ntli else m tr Qir UCLE.vsBSk.
about fourteen bttrU slab, leren years oM l vf"
marxM wtlh brltcbisc I roachtd mas and un,aRaaa&
th?d all round, well forml, ud s verv TloabU nunl.
nald Hal wMb-mrbi from Dr. Towtfl ta ta Dorih.t.
einptrt of Sh'lDr eosslr A taiuoie nvud win bo
flren far tbe dotrrtrr of ,tM If ale to mo.
"io-it BT T. STEWART
Horse Stolen from CoTlnirton.
Un runr!iT nisai, a very urn iOTTri
noUE. left tr out. h'.tt r.c nu
well a4 1 la floo older; wea roe bora,
Uovtulf b'a win fcod bora teimat n K.f
tn a Horn S41I ibont h tlf vol n and 0b Brtdla As?
information wn be Uunlfol.rrel cd b-iMto Ilboral
rewmrf. Addrtii i r. SMlTrf.
milt-dowlt CoTlsctoo. Toon.
TUB rood 5 tor Hocm, form-ilT oeenplrd br
tka nolenLro,L No. s Vnlixii .
Alio a det rib: Dwrtltor, net, ceoTtnlest to
bniUMt, tltasted oa B-n street, ror Urmi J
PPT o earn, rotaoa, or lo
CATERS Sl SMITH,
mylj TO aula olrWt
Wa bar removed lo No. ITS Mala itrwt. E'tr Adioi.
wbiro wo latood lo krep o srarral ouor tmnt of
cboio rmllr 8oppl!r, wholoitle oM raUu, cooiUtlos
of oil tilt tuple mod finer QaoCXRIBS f. r CH aod
Ooaatrrtrado Tobaeeo, Wine sod other Uiori,Tibi
Frolli, he , Ae. Our old euitomtrt. ood mujisew
one (11 the doa't lUf too lour.) or lotted to etll and
tiimine CAHUS k. SMITH.
1 U U aa do. Tat. iB aim ;
S do. xeelert.
ror iilo br
SI front Bow.
C ( BBLS. Xiirt Fomnr Floor
j j ' J roprraae ao.
SO " Fine
do For tile br
S3 Front Row.
LOLA fiAVAS CIGAR STORE!
HIS the honor topab lctr ineossoo te kd fenow-dtl-sou,
and er?ctillr to tbeoo who nko a (cat Ctiir
that. In otwtflroce to Iko srowter woo of tbo dtr. b
baaopened aNKW OIOAR STORB, la Ike boUdlu rt
oootlr cccsplrd bv tho Soalce rs Bask on Midlioo meet,
between Malnand FrtntBow. The pablte need no atis
raocarrlatlntotbo 3ood t jbitl pttial It win bo
osaaesi u ir. mat tbli eitaMUkmeot, at at nr oth
itora, ftntleasa will llwirt bo pirated. Mr Haraoa
eorrttpendcat or trliibio, lit ornisner and aea!ert
who hen jr mo wi Ji their patr. nire. wri Uwiti find at
umi enmiDa ail ino cnoice oraoas Known to ine trade.
G. F. OAKDOX A.
mrl5 dlwt.lt A lent.
SOTJTIIER.V DEPOT FOR
Celebrated Improved Prrmmai
Family and Manufacturing
At Mcrinnrj tt Co.'a Fi-rsUnre Store, No. IK,
kilK STR K g T, KIMPBia, TI.VK.
ED WIST DBAK, Axent for Sinc'a Incomparable Sew
Ut. Machlnei, mpretfalir aawoaaors that he baa
oeea loaoora or in extra jrdmarr aaoeM attoadlnx hit
effort tn St. Lonll. and tho iDcratii.r drmind rrcm
Tennette and Arktaiiate ettibUih aa Aieecr la Mrm-
pai. i( u iwoycara noc n opQea in ccce m Bt
Loo It. and oat of tereril hoodml Miehiaii nt ,
tlDl Mickli hit erer rajolrtd repalrti ( or faHed to
tire tbe bithMtaaUifacilaa Tho iera! remark be-
wk : 1 woohj not part with my Sewtsf Machine far i
thosatnd dollar! If I cosVd not I't aaotbvr X can t la
acme how I ever sot aloox without It." Liu no kci
er complain that ib-j raanot set tttlr atmlaf doe
RHiexed f rom the diuJrerr of iho aeedle. a-d tbe dli-
CMttrqisrnt Ibetcjo. thry bare Mtsre for more
arrteabte and more healthful ccevpal ton. Plantera de
clare tbat ther ban eared tha oott of a Machine la a
few week Tho tame rrankt haio Iweo mad by Hotel
keepers, Dmamakera, Tillon, Hamiuan koro, Bfioeaa-
leit. ae.. Tbote who f.tl te perebate a Stager
iimwio oood nao laoRteiTea Maud tbe aie.
o rtik It lncnrrrd In barlor a Stager M tchlar. In aa
ranch ai ererr ono it warranted not to r out of order,
it not aboard Warranted to make perfectly tbo beasti
Ml interlock a! Itch that will team ka,tIJ, rather, etc ,
It It adtptrd to all toria of work, aad la tho oolt atttcb
uai win neither rip nor rare!. TTarrauted to do tie
uaainiaiweiiatiaekUTleitwork. Tho attention of
inaiuiet ia reapectfsHy reunited to tbo new Family
and Bondrlr Machine, wttas. U oilmen ted la tho hlsh
ett stylo of art, and la teywd qaettt-B iho molt bean
tlrnl at well at tbo raott metal Family Maebla erer la
vented. AllrM'ort contloaaoilf receltod, whether they with
to pjrchaae or to entity eartttty.
at7Machl tea aoid at Mew Tork priori with the cett of
trantpoTiatttn apnea. ntila-dw!y
J '0 6irr.lt xt Ate;
IN di ex-ri Family Doer!
too do extra pr of GaS'swharky;
80 do Moaontehila Rye Whltky, 6 years eH:
M eaika Kithrtuo Biaoa;
3a barreti No. 1 Lard;
10 eaki Byat' Lends Potter, qnWrf
0 do dj do do., rtato;
201 bona Star Candle;
600 ponnti Miy Batterj
20 etteiSirdinei; .
1M Imported Gieirt;
10 barret Gutter wise;
10 do Cherry Brandy;
10 do Ltmon Sjrap;
M boxe Tobacco, artort daolkaet;
300 reamt Wrapptar, Papor.
Sruar. Guffx MalllM. SlK Miekernl. fce
All of tbe abore wilt be told at wborrailo or retail, at
mjoiiwc, uuiiri p. wo, xor cat a voir, oy
BOTD & MILLER,
"rll m jtla
EJro tbo trade, 10.000 Stone ;( at Flatbott Prior-
CBiatuicoiT i r. DIXOS.
SCOTT & DIXON
A TTORXKTft AT LAW ASD SOLICITOR IS CHAN
O. CERT, MemDhla. Teaa.. wHI cranio their mix,
toalaalltbaOonrttbeMta tboettyet MempMt. tod the
ooprrme ant redertl Oatuta it Jackoo. Prompt atten
tion win bo clrtn to an claim! for eoirecttoa treated to
them, oace in New Biax BottoUr. eoroeief Main aad
M41aonatreet.OT!TR!rTbaak. Entrea-e oa Kadtaon
TBE ro-cartnerthlp tetweea Drj. ROBASD1 aad
HAWKINS, bat beta dl.to.Ted by met ail oactent.
Dr W. II. Rawktai now permtntatly loeated, leader
hit profettlonal semcta lo tae public Ofloe, Imu-dt-atety
orer the P. at Ofloe. (front room,) wtero he tan bt
lonnaai 11 unui, eiepi waec pro, toaallT abatnt
Valuable Kegro Sale.
I HAVE for Immediate tale, a Srat rtM NBtfttO.,
KAN.yanncand Hkely fa
.... 3S0. X. GAXKACr.. J!
Mules ! inu.es !
TU3T rrcelrl a fewcrwle" MCLB, t I Me'
(J exprettly for loch kery work a- brk hat-
ks J SO. w. LEFiWIOH.
THB Store n.nte. corner ot Mala aad Cnlon
streeta, at preterit oerepud br G-rci
Flaherty & Brother. Potietttta xiren 1-t of
October cert. This It a No. 1 ttini for bul-
neta. Apply to tho nadenltaed at ku otnno Vo S Uidl
ton aireei. JOSEPH LEKOW.
3J"o. 22 O IVTrxln. Stroot,
LBOCCO bnri leare to Inform tee Ladtet aad Gen
. tlemra of Memphis and rtctalty, that ad
ICE CREA3I SALOO.V '
It now open for the receptfi of Tl'lton, aad will be
pleaaod to tee Ml old aad new ctHUmerl. na caa jut
reoeirea a new
Soda "Water Apparatus and Porce
And It prepared to raise'icaa-e a pare article of
SOD A. W jrx rrt tt; -rr ;
ALSO MANUFACTOllKR OF
And dea'er In all klada of
Green and Dry Fruits,
PRESERVES, PICKLES, NUTS, OYSTERS,
OAliuinu, iLUIUil AL,ti AIVLI A.UA
DON PORTER, WINES, COR
DIALS AND CIGARS.
DKSIRINQ to more weatward. I offer for n't f
IbeaboTO LasdUTlppihcoenty. Mnulraiptl,3w
etthtallea toathoattof Lamar Depot, and foar-fjn?
teen mllei tonth of LaSrant Depot; arret
of tholtnd are tn cnltlrattoa and nnrr tl feccet;
acomroruDternmeirweurKaai aitcsen, wtta near
tome, tin and preaa apalo and two retch orcharda.
wiibqntnce and other (rait tree af rartoet kind : latt
ior tprlnr, with two .mill ttreirat rtmolni acro-t the
aw, an i plenty or com timber, aod about S3j acre of
Rttlom Land not cleared, wbleb by lereeina, tt,Va bo
mido rery polnctlre. Any peraoa wtthlnt to pcrchate,
will pleat come and ermine tb premitea wker ttwy
win flad me. or eome ono wbo will thaw the un,. ir
d alpd I wuiaeil tbocnpsrowirgon tbpiiee,aacrea
or co:un, louor corn. Toot oitt, JSof wheat. He.
Plate Glass Company,
HATING reooartrneted and altnred IU work, aro
prepared to fnrnlih ROIFOH PLATE GLAs of a
qotllty tnperior to anylhlaz that bat been ctT.ied la thll
market, of any tlt. in any quantity, sad at the thortett
tMltoB. Alio. PRESSED GLASS of all detcristlone, for
f.fruirui,, , emit, oc , c uoerti pitcoont aro wed
uueiraa,. uoca. xo. jso Broadway. New Tork.
THE BOOK FOR THE TIMES.
The Literary Attractions
xV Plea for Hie Word of Uort,
CONSIDERED AS A CLASSIC.
BT LxUOY 3. HALSXr, O. D.
Plica (1 SS-caa tw had at
Geo. Pattlson & 'Go's.
BBLS. T. Harmon' Extra Floor.
J. F. FRANC
BBLS Harris i. Walker' Ale and Porter.
mytS 3 r. FSAtC
1in DOZEN freak Petche and Fine Applet.
1 U U myia 3. F. FRANC
OOZES troth StrawbefTtee and Twr.toet.
J. F. FRANC.
BOXES Pie FralL.
J. F. FRANK.
rj'g DOZES auortad Pitklot.
J. F. FRANC
BARRELS Tcxaa Pecana.
3. T. FRANK.
ALSO Sostr, Mo'aaorj, CoOe, Tea, Tobacco, Cl;irt,
SirtUcet, Nata, Flat, He, he , tor tale by
a. r. ratni,
myll Froat Bow
Austin's Ice Oream Freezsrs.
THE only Fntm watch caa to (aarastlrd aa reUanle.
For ill at
my7 AwunAiiaJa a lsbs'.
fTtRESH, C,ei3 aad Cheap at
n rati 1
INORAlTAar h. USES'
rHI anderaUsod ta'orra their frtenda that they keep
theiraSoeatU Frtat Row, wbere they e tn bo fooad
at all time. W raqerHt all thoto Indebted to cs to call
soon and ray np. 8RIESBMAN a. HOTTMA.,
aat Buatui, unman a. uo. 'a,
BTSS-Js No. iJFrsatBcw.
Crisp's Gaiety theatre.
JtTo Bire t.
Saturday Evening. May ISth, 1858.
IsEXEFIT OFMIt. C. HALE I
OK which oetultn ho rerpctfllr lte:ti tbo aopsort
of the JfrarptHprt'lo Jfr. W H. Orlip nao kind
ly eoooratal looppoir ta kit sroot chorottrt of " Hater
no" ta lb Dram of THS OLD BOARD. BoU-d. br
Mr O boon. Tobo friowodbr IboEowloVntalo of A
DUKLIXTHB DAkK. la wbte Xr. ood Mm. Hal
will opsror Ta eenrtwla with s Dram of tatenoo tator-
MtenUiM ta oirair fabmbk; ia wbteb tr roi-
Hwlsg Ladle oat Gentlnaon who bare tlsclr flvra
ihrtrTilatjIfTlor34 wlHpcr: Mot A. lien
rode, Mlto StUlo St-do, Mrt. Drt. Mr W. n WhiXrT,
Mlto Uwltf. ttr. Xlron-T. Mr. W. R. TWri, Mr. 8. B.
Dittos, Mr. rortwa, Mr. Cordpbott, Mr Galea. II r. Alex
ooatr. Mr. B2att oad 91 r. c. line. rror. ufmkc
o'fto Tolanterrl tnd Pill ooadart MWtl brulUnt over
AN EXTRA LECTURE ON
OX MONDAY EVEN'ING, Way 17tb,
IP 3rt O 37" . FO WTjEH
Will tiro Lector oa Uo
tlloral Bearings of Phrenology,
Showing It harmny with RereUrtoo arid Natiral The-
orozy. Tbtt u a rery important Leetsre. asdAlx.
tbonld bear It. Ta cto-e wHh a
Tickets, only 35 cents.
Frlrato Riaraln elides, with charta and foh wilttea
deoeriptlena of eharartT ftren for a few dafa ta tie
ante-room of ODD FELLOWS HALL. raylS 3t
OF ALL WIDTHS.
Extremely Low in Price at
A. T. WELLS & BRO.
A RICH LOr.
VERY CHEAP AT
T. WELLS &. BRO.
Ifin OASKlUtecr Wlae, Jo.t reered aad ror tile
a uu by
H B. POTTER.
No. lit Ma a tlnel.
IfkA BIXEairpHler taHty Low Grila TeSaeea,
J U JBt reeeited aad tr fries by
H. H. POTTER,
raj 11 171 Warn 1 1 reel.
Q OH OASES oapetr AM aad Porter, la ptnta. and
ew v vr qoar t, joai ittwiieta aa ror tai or
H. H POTTER,
BASEBT3 of Ike etebrated Red Seal Ci oriel
usimpigno, rati reererea aad for nl.tr
H. H POTTER.
my'a m Mat. tlreet.
CASKS taper lor L-i
1 Syrsp. jfitt ree-ired aad
H H POTTER,
m Mala etrrrt
p.f BARRELS anperlor Oaamptrao Oider, wtrrietrd
H. H. PUTTER,
rail! ra Mala ttreel
ANKGF.0 BOT abotl 16 yeart oM. Jlpo'r
3 II. WOODWARD,
raria CtBStaiHl'i Boaaa, MaryTard.
Cigars 1 Cigars !
FOR. Sale, 0 099 HAVANA CIGARS, direct from
Cata,Utttherwt.ha lince lt f BRAKDIEd aad
wuioar. THOJ. H WILLIAMS. CO.
A WANT SUPPLIED.
QTKVN90N ooecahU IXN'CQ HOCJE aad LAOBR
When h'a friend aad tbo pakUc w u dad th choice!
Wlae., Lkvaort, ZBtHsb PoiteraadSooUh Alet, Laxer
A em Laach wHI bo mttwI op ererr attralaa at !
eiecx. ifBscB crrry ereatsg; wtloa Rabbet aad Y-a-
Ko. 3 Bank arcane,
oae, oomo aB "
Jada HUJ't M effloe. Coaw
BT rlrtao of the MCur of tho SrMrM Cowft of the
CaUed S:ate, for lb Mill let af Wott. Toaaettee. at
ackwa.raleattke April Tera taerecf lW, ta ta
wr.i laeouj, jta.i ion aitat r oteameoat wa-
better aad kwaera. the aadertlaaU. ifntbil of nid
UUtriet, will err In ! t. me klobett bWdtroa bond
f till steimteat Wbaattroter. It tor at Ike wltirf at
Mnphlt, ra BATCH DAT, tbo 5 tod of May, at 1
w'alo-.k. la, the mannas', tao net ateaabMt Wleetee,
aer till, apparrel aad fail . tin the Meawiot'
: u bol' uita, aaa ta ao'aace oa a cretin of atx
BMSiaeDoad witn three irroed teenrmt reqatred
mytl-'Odiyt. H. McCLAVAHAX, Marokal.
FOR TOIRTIT DAYS I
AS wo r-vw bare la coarta of rrec-
llon a larie and ipieHu irRNI
1T0RK HiiDSK, tw., baadnd feet
'deep aBd fosr t tori ei blah, allotted
on Onlw ttreel. a few doora from oar pretest taad, wo
wiuien at Atnv&u tosi run cash, oroniLort Hme,
for dy accepuaora, oar tsisttcae itoex ot
nnit Fine Furniture.
We jertte iTi to rail, before rjerela4et elsewhere, aa
wo arc aeirrBiiiea i. ctoee oat oar snteat tioel to mto
trcoWe to mtrlrix It, Dts't foraet tac eoraer of Mala
and union ilieeu.
myll-Ira GEO. FLAHBRTT a; BRO.
Glans Staining. Gilding, SiC
W. H. PASSMORE,
TN" retnrnlas alt eleeerethaaki for lit very Lberal nat-
X rooase beatwod oa hla aiae bja miliar, la Mem
pbla, wvald IcfAtm tao lz-tu tait he la prepared at
ail time, to make TIMS CONTRACTS lor tee eoaoKtloa
of wort la In aovo araaeae, ot hie bettaoia, ia
ttrlethat will mititaln bli enrlibH reyatatioa already
gained an talt city.
Store Xa.S,Sowait&. Proriao'a Block, Xiha atreet,
K. B I bare tarorof ed la en aziec lha aerrlee of
ont of tbo bt practieal pamtrr l the eooatry, Mr
RoscaTS, lite of New Tork, aa feresua. la aitM bi la
rarrytax oa the baits. a in a roaaaer tbat win tire per
fect ttttofir toa to aR part let.
taS-dlr W. H PASSMORE.
DR. JAMES ai. SELLER,
RESPECTFULLY o0ora bit prf atonal terrieea to the
ctlxeaaof Mempai and lit riatarty.
Hit retHenco It oa McCall ttreet, aext to tbat of A.
OOce lnQreenlaw't Bnildicc. Ifala alrtet, Soath of
Ufttoa, aeoond fl or. .here be may be feand at all honri,
nnlea PTofeottoaaily onxaxed JaalT-dly
TTtOR a term ot yean the BR'CE. RE3IDEKCX ,
X1 oa tee toatheatt avrser of Third aod
Wathlaxt-n ttntta. rouettioa rtren Immedi
ately WALTER COLEMAN.
Matu&'s Orrtcr. May loth. 10&3
BIDS will ba trceired at thu vBor aatU MONDAY, tke
lTtb Imt,, for boHdliK a threw .Wry BRICK H'lHSE
for Fire Ctmpoay No. S, on Mala tlreet, between Market
aad Wlnebeaur Pun of boJdlagaal afwiaatMeocin
be t-efl by areJIcalMe to ibe a derticcM
rayW-td R. D SATOH. Miyor.
THE Ladlea of GraetKlHOOEaI) Oaich are prrpar
lax a 'TRAWSERRT SBFP R. to V iitrnoa FBI,
DAY asd SATURDAY ETOIftNGS aext, tbe proceed! of
wniea win b ip I td te attiax op a new room far wr-
thlp. Tbo pibiic ar Urlled lo aecare liettti.
A LSO, Sosar, Coaae. Moiaaaea. Tea, Tobaoco, Clxara,
LA, aarcine. rixa, rtnia, &c, oc.
Fcraaoy 3. F. FRANK,
ap5 Ko. 35 Froat Sow.
Beaver Dam Springs.
lliclitnan County, Tenn.
FORTY MILES WEST OF COLTTSIBIA.
Change of Proprielonh'p and MaQagtmeat-
mms eel b-itd Wit-rHS-PUer, harlnc been par,
X. tbawd oy Iho inbtcrnW, hi been tbenaihly re-
utrtt and renoraled, wu a opeaoa tor i no rtoeytioa of
tliltort ta U
Twentiotlx of ZkXay.
Tao late crop rtora birlox Uiipo-eJ of Uutr eoUro In.
tere.tlatbe bprtaa.. tb asbeerraer. aaiHttd by Mrs
C'ller, wig a'tmne tb eatlre maats-meet of tb ettab
,i.m.tii Mdaelth r naiaaaor expate wtUbeesared to
render Bearer Dam taaef tbeaiootpieapaataadeoratort.
aU water in x p " lo the Santbwcat.
iravill vODATIONS. SlO. The bafld nxt bare U!
been placed li no-Bent repair, asd many tmprornaenU
added to tbtt FOUR HUNDaBD naRtra can bo accom
modated wtta erery crafort tnd oocreclence. Tho tasl
wUl be abn&dantly tcpplKd, and will be tonal to these ot
tHB wartat-nt eri at nearer itm cnntittot
white. Orer. Red aad Black Salpbnr. Coalytoatr. fsnrai
hr anairtli to la ttw ttrenxett tn tho 8 1 ale J sad the beat
ot Freettone aad Ltmettooe.
MEDI AL ATTBXDAKCB Tb tnbacrlttr, wbo baa
been, fjr Uie IKt ton yeara, enxaxed in the practic of
m-dicle u Sort Alabea aad atrophia, caa be cora
muded at aH nonrt by TUltort wbo raay chance ta need
bit terrieea ti pbrMc an.
MKANS OF ACCESS TO BEATBR SAX Ther ars
three rente to tbett SnrtBEV aH of which are In fin re
pair. A lln of ojathee will ran trim Colombia tar e
timet a week, and parera wtH xa throt tb from that
place Is ono day. and attt orer one of tha 4-ttt roadt In
tb Slat Arrancementa ban been mad at Brllt't
Landlrc. oa the Tenncaaea rtTer, ar wblc'. ilt:bra ap
iraxhlnfrfrathitdirection alll ftnd ledycunrerinc
ta tb Sprier,.
AJICSM1SMT3, AC VIMtonwiH fiodat BrirerDira
a Ian Ball Room. Trn.Plo AIltTt. oc- A tnetrost
ttr am rnai near tb place, aad detr ia xroat abudanee
may be fooad la tb banwdiate rtctalty.
RATES OF OHARGB3.
Per week $T CO
Chtldnaaad-r tea year. or axe................... W
serraats of an ana a tn
A liberal deduction wa be male la Unabcro rates '
when famlllea rent tla ono moathcrdnrtactheaaaaoa.
RrrXRis.rt 3n. nisua, Jaekaoo. Mita. I Joaena
Cox, Erq.. aelma, Ala i Sr. Sewer. Jitlwo, Ml... ;
Jean W. Laptlr. Selm. Ala. t Mo art B. AO. Prtnco.
Tatealoeta, Ala I Drx. W. H. A. B. F. Xetem, Tnt-
ensbu Ant. i M O Banawxy, o r Foau.Baq ,H D
SintnX'q.,Measbii Tens.; A. V Loocey Kta .Co
lombia, Teaa. TS03. T. TTTTt.
A. CARD-NEW FIUM.
bare thla day aaweiaUd wtlh mo la tbo Auction and
Osmmlulon butoeta, Mr. J. 0. HOLLAND. Tho
atyl of tbe Srm wUIb
G. B. LOCKE & CO.
TMi arran retaeol wBI enable mo to dorote ar entire
attention to lb Real XtUto botuxit, la aH tu rarlona
Mr. HOLLAND will g it kit sndlrided atumfion to ait
otbrrbQ.taeaa Ulraatedtotb Srm. I betpoak tor them
a oosMasanc of tn liseraipaironaf beretofaronortred
by mo. LOCEJI.
April m, looa.
If. X. LOCXC..... .. C nOIXAHD.
C. B. LOCKE & CO..
Gcaeral Areata aad Seal Estate Broken,
2&2 .Main street, near Madison,
BciEjXatxx'aacxs, t 23x0-10-.
raxvicoLAS attxhtioji to ialx or
CITY OR COUNTRY PROPERTY,
LAND SCRIP AND WARRiVTS,
UERCUAXDISE, HEQROES. FVRSITVRZ, FX
B1CLES. STOCK, C.
Wo ar roBr prepa-ed la attend to CoMlxaaent and
aaiet t ererr deeorlptlua AH sood m .tore .is be
charred wtta Inatraato, aareaa otherwl directed
STORAGE and COXMQITUEKTS solteltod
eatb aarascmtdooo Ceti'lcnnieiita.
300 Sections of ArUamat Land
UOU Sections of Texas Land.
OX WZDSEJDAT, Iko ISth day ef Miy, 1853, wo will
teH la lb dtr ot M-tookM, Teaa., at oar Auction
noma, no. zn aaia itrMt,
For rash until $100,000 be Realized.
The laada are of Uie oaoKott aelrotsmt la both States.
Tholenditn Aikavaa nets Ml aualfat eoaaty, aodva
aniaeeteo or lata lixo wawr
Keceaally caaaoe iU? at nartCcet Tb- I lie wvl te
poaHlro aad abMoaU saill Ooo Haadr.d Tkoaaaad Dot
lara be rttxd All wbo harataoGASB. or wka can
command a So 1 Kow Or'eiot aeeptac, r Bi flad tt to
taeir Mlere-l uanet tb rt . pportsnlty erer t
Jsrt cored frlaa4 tarrtlmenU to tte Sontb. Tholaads
la Arxaatit ar .a
Townahrp ?, XtHb, Banxe S, Zaal i
The airuenur leeHoaa and sart at tetUBm pm h.
teea aaa ran paratoaurs Urea at w oaeo.
O. B LOOCB k. CO.,
laylS taa AaeMoaeort aad R4 Extate Brakera.
Idams Street Lot
AH SATHXDAT, the 15lh tett , at M oea e . a. m.
W I will leu on th rmlm, a sart ot Let Va. Tt.
froBtltEilfe'toa tbe norlb aid of Adaata tlreet, by
7M fet deep on raJH Alley, at protoai awrpt.j ly xr
Joha White aa a Marble Tatd.
TIRMS Orje-foartb Caah, 0' sot nUUcrlly en
dorsed at SO day balaaco ka atx, B&a aad twain
Tkla hrery dailrtbie baataota property, and la weB
worthy tb altefitkn of narebata aforcaeer iprtalalleii.
TWo nodoabtol. Sale pooiilro, rata or tht o wiiaoel
rroerre. q. b. LOOint & CO.
myz-lda Aeetiner aad Real Ettato Broken.
rpo Hire, a KEORO WOMAK, was M l Xt. 1
X Watber aad Iroaer
tl. B. LOCUS b. CO ,
mylt-lf Aad rweers and Real Estate Brakera
Madison and Court street Lots,
rS TUCSDAT. tie ISth In: I wax aeH on the nrem
17 Let, tee VACANT Gr.OCKD lylae between H.rrlt,
woraney & uo -a uotira ssra aad toe Depot Hotel.
Tao Lnta haro a freaton Maditon aad Cocrt atieet, aad
aro aomiraaiyauaaoa ror oa i et aontet.
Alu tbe DBPnr HOTEL, it aaa Iwrlro roemi, 1 ll
w.y crowded, aad i ff rs a oaerior rhtncetatnypefaoa
wteaoKioeExeiB toeptof tara a Iietej-
TERMJ OBt-foarth Calk, or Soto aatl futorSy ea-
oec l at 9 dart latereat i,:e1 o.iiso in Ux tweir
aad elejaieea moatao G B LOCIE 4 C .
rait-idi Aoctk-erB aad Ral Ettate Brokers
AOStTII ITIEillPIlIS LOTS,
OK SATCRDAT nt latt., I will leit ireat TH1RTT
LOTS, titaated b- twe.a tea Rrei Maw Addition aad
th oed Road-cafe road. BBaHit" It areaad tao ret Id race
of Jobs L. Sofftrrda, aVq. Tbkt aoUaooraaod ti tm-
anrtoi: rory rapM.r; property la it 1, dally haooatlsr
la riloe, aad ta wrsi beag- ta Moral, w ane to bar
a lirre aadieoca ot bed lore !o better opoertaaMy W
bar vriperty win be pretested tan aeaaea.
TERMS One-foorlb Cath. or nolo aatlafutorilr en,
dorted at 99 dayl. taterett added balasea la oae, two
aaa ureo yean wna inereti. tb troe to tse prrperty
Usattmttet aad ref rethaunta f re at ataal.
G B LOOKS Aw CO.,
mrz-td Aa 'toneers aad Real Kiaato Broioro.
rpHErln aa4 Itrrmm' PnoMil.a tat Mtued tt
HJIV I'wKUikitXimi 9i trttT THUlPlal
Ueal Kstatc Sale,
On tba corner ef Arery ad EUtott ttreeti. Msat b
SATUKDATy JlAT 15th, 1S5S,
At 19 0Crack, A. M.
Int tonet ta PrflBiam Lote,
At miy so aeta te tae Pitta
M O. OATOB Sl SOK.
ml8 AaOaoaeer ia- Rl it, tale Broker.
J. M. CALBWILL,
A WTOIXKT rATTEXISK,
iic c .-iiru Ataoama
CALDWELL & PATTERSON,
General Agents & Real Estat e Brokers,
190 Main Sr., opp. Worsham House,
WILL rlre particalar attenttoa te lalea of CTTY or
COUNTRY PROPERTY, XSKCHANDlSB, NZtJBOBS,
FCRNITTJK3, Ac Front tbe Kaa experleaoa of oar J.
M Cildwetl in tto botlaeji, w teel attared that w
winbeabtetogtTeeattefaeaioataaUwho natroabo at.
Hartnz a large aad rearioa Hon, wefi aad crBtranj
located. weftpedfmiTsoHett frotaenr triesda and the
paMl tfeetr patronaje, prorAktax qatek sale aad prompt
All Seoda la itoro trader laaannee aalett otherwtt.
directed. Lrbanl aJrioret oa centtxnsteata.
In County Court of Shelby Coun
ty, Tenn. May Term, 1SS8.
Ceorxe Wloebrtter almla-',
Ittratar of Siml O. Bal-I
lard, deeaaeed, Petit ton to rB Real Eatata
ra. J It pay debt!
Finale O. BiHird. j
r' appearratr front aadarit fried la thla ean.e that tae
dOfeadaat, Fanaio o. Ballard. I a aoa-rtddeat f th
Stilt ef Tenaeetee, It 1 tberefore ordered tbatawMrra.
Uon be raad for tblrtr dar la tbo Mespbl DAILY Ar
rCAL nqatrrsc ta d d-feadaat ta bo aad appear bfr
the Jods ot thCoeoljOart of aaM eaaalr. at the nett
term of atidoiart, lobe hoMen atRaleexaoa 3CONDAY.
the7tb dj tf Jane next, aad plead, aatwerar deenrto
tatd petition, or the tame nil he til en aa MBfad, aad
act fr heart' c ex parte
JOHJT P TEZZSTAKT. Ceix.
By Jexit H. HABjiitoM, D. a tort-lm
TUB copartnenhip with . W PAT.NE has been dit
Mrted. H tbe baetoeta of tbe (oaeern will b- ttU
tied by A. T. LA VAtLSTTE, who win omllaoo snder
tb od ttelo of A T. LarmeUe & Co , oorner of Front
Row a' d Cr art a reel.
A. T. LAVALLTITB.
TTIX BEST IB THE
rpnB aabecriber, ws la a pracicat workmaa, ba
I atado a selection of leoooa ta a a use or ooaineM,
tilt be foeta aatlaSed wHI meet tte reqaUemeaU of hit
raftsmen . Enowlns th qaallty ef hit Oood. he can
safety wirraat any article be aoRa. Bit aMortmrnt oon-
ttftl ot RIFLES, SHOT GCKS aad REPEATERS, of
tbo different raten' a and atyles. FISHIXO HOC LB of
the mott approrod deaertptlena, asd Sportrsc Implo-
raata renerally. lo meet tae tatte or coaaoiMar.
RepalriBX dona wHh neatness sad (Urpaiea, and aH
Sum of abo Bat Ona.
So. tt Mala it., between Adam sad Vaahlextea eta
A OOOD MILLXR, to lake ebarae of a flocrlrx Ml'l,
XA miriy mna rrom jtcatpoit aoirto
BEASLUT A LOVlG.
X 13 Front Row.
Xotlcc of lWsoluion.
rpHB drm of Mt-atxomtry A Joes la lab day ditto-
a , vj cj u u , ku. . u. .at aotnanxta
and will lake chirr of the inet of the aante and
Bqartits tae lUbtHUei. TTT03 JOXBS,
raj7 urio-lm A. 3 MO.NTGOKPRY
0W1K a lo the treat tcirclty of money, DiSHOMO la
nowooVrnxbla beaa'lfol MELAKiorrpxaittke
law price ef ONE SoixAR. DeShoni 1, actnowlodied
tobo , ae of the beit artitu lathe8tatea. Remember,
heha the exctntire rUht of Memphis fer the Melilee
trpo patent Hit xiHery U 181 MU'i ttreet, oppoelte the
worpfttm new. marlS.tr
TBE partnenhlp heroUfor, exlaUnf aader th nam
ef SIMON A SB dSSBL. is thlidard'jtorred brUm-
ltatloa All pertooa tadebted to the tale arm win
pltae nuke Im-ne ditto payment, and tboe bartax
clatmawtapreaenttbeoiforoettlfmeat. M. Simon wul
coattnse iho batlaeta at m old Kind, bat tltt.r party
ta antborised U nao the aamoof tb erm In Mqildatkn
Mxjirnt. A prH M. ISS3. apM-l m
WARDROBE Shower Eathl aad Lebfa'l Shower
"arS MeXlKXBY A CO.
f ocoa matting?.
SEVERAL piece, tre and tcpoiSae, t- ari t-a Cocoa
M.ttltjt, Jut rerTe4 by
mar8 MciryyBY A CO.
FORTY ilece Checke asd White Ceataa M it tort.
Jnt rtotlr.d tnd toi ia e low, by
PatS MiKIVXXY A CO.
Patent Spring B'ds.
A WOTHBR lt of TBekef Patoat Sprtaf Bedt, Jtut to
IX. bind aad f ta by
n' MeXISSEY A CO.
To the Creditors ofQ.L. 31ortoa,dec'd.
HAT1NO aamtd Ik laaolrenry of tb eetit of Q.
L Morten dtCd, la tb Cata'y Caort f Shelby
ennnty, creditor of aald ettau aro here.7 Bottled 'o llle
their dalrnt prop- My aathenUeated, In tha oflse of Uo
Clerk ot aald Oonrt, ea or brfera lbs ISth dar of Anraat
next, tor pto rat aiyment
njll-lw J AS B. TdORMtrOS', Adstnlrtrator
A LIKELY XEORO WOKASf, a fair Cook,
XX. Waaher and Ireaor, aboat n r 33 yeara ot
1X-, ana err cru:d. T years oraxo, a uxary sin.
XpfiT at tola cCo. roj7-tf
(gmral uxlioit gnni.
THOS. J. HARRIS,
Auctioneer and General Commission
Salesroom 277 3Caln Streets,
RKSPECTFULLj- aollclU oontlinraen'tof Meresaadlao
for aale at Public AacJioa. I bold remlar tile of
D-y Goodt. WU.a Lhjaor and Ctiara, PIiitwkIi and
Jewelry, Puna Fort, Palntlnst, Seuptsre, aad Mtr
ehandlio eecenUy, lor tbo dlanuy ana tai ot which my
now and rpaelosa Salurooaotttrs tncroaord factUtlei.
liberal aaranett mad oa cotuusmenut when eeatred
aad prompt rttsrn In an eiiet. marls
I ill HOW IK STORE
An Immense Stock ol
Aft partlcalarl tarited to call and "
Examine my Stock
AS I WILL SELL
50 PER CENT JLESS
Tban Erer offered In tills C$f?
Silk Cr ava
FANCY COTTO. SHIRTS. .
HOSIERY, laYge variety,
HXTS AND CAPS,
Soots and Shoes :
NEGRO GOODS, &c.,- &C.
THOS. J. HAEBIS;
Auctioneer. Stttnicigal (Blctiion
WB are aatherrxedtoaaaoaneo OEOItGS DTXON, a
a candidate for Major at tea next Xoa etna! election
FOR MAYOR. 7 .
WSaraaatberlxedaatreiaeaiedto tnaonaeorX Dt"
BAtfGH at a caadMtU 'r rotKtlao to Iho'fSee-of'
Maw, at th oaaatax MsaKleil etoatoa. nwH.te
WI are reqseated to aanoonet W O LQFLANB, a
casdMitaforMarorattho est max M unlet,il oieeMaa.
WK aro lothortt.d aad reqieited to aaaoaaee JHN
XARTIX, ai acaadolatofarthooaoa of Miror at tb
eatatax Jano tteetign nf8
FOR TAX COLLECTOR.
WB aroaaUorti-d aad reqaeaud lo annoiraca, JOHN
NlWSOat at a eaadM ' or re-el ectkn to tho etsca o
Cltr Tax CoUecUr. at ireaealaf eiectlon la Jaa.
WX are aatheriied U aaaoaaee JOHN" H. BOWBX aa
a caadldata tot OHy Tix-OeSecWr at tho oaaaaac Jhbo
X. E. BKOWK la a candidate for Recorder a the la
FOR CITY RECORDER.
WS aro inherited and reasted to aaaoaatoHaTJtB
F. BILL at a ciadidate for tho oSw of CKj Reeorwar. at
tho en.aisa' oieoil a. mr2-t.
FOR CITY RECORDER.
WE are authorised and reoaetted ta tnnoanoe TSM.
X BAST at a caalftdate furre-etectlaa to tbe afdee of
FOR CITY MARSHAL.
WB aro aallurtied to anaoanco W J. WHITSITT a
a caadktaU for Ctty Manhal, at tho eatatax Jaaeetee
FOR CITY MARSHAL.
WB aro auborlxo to anaoaac PAUL C CAY aa a
candMttofer Otty Marthal. at lb eatalas Jaa
FOR CITY MARSHAL.
WB are antfaorlaod aad reqaeetod te aaaoaaee Wit.
ot CHy btarahal, at tha eatalac Jaa efeetftra.
FOR CITY MARSHAL.
WB are aathortxed ta aaneanc FRANC BYRD a
caadMate far tt offlcOof City Jiarahal at tee eatalef
Jane election. mr2ft-te
FOR CITY MARSHAL.
ws ir aathertxed aad reoaetted to aaaoaaea S. A.
JfOOBE aa a caaCKate far ttly Xanhal at Uo onaajag
Jar cleot tea. BfSoteo
WB are aatborlxed ta aanoaaee A. H. AVBRY aa a
raadtdate. for re-elect lan t. tho eSe ot Waattautter,
at th enanlnx Jaa olectloa. aez-ta
WB are antaortxed aad reaaeeted to aaaoaaee TBBI IS
WOLFE, aa a (aadtdat f r the offle ot Wbarfmiteer.
it the cctalax Jane election. aall.t
FOR CAPTAIJT OF DAY POLICE.
WB aro aatheriied to aaaoaaee 3. 3t. TBBMAS aa a
cisdtdatoforthroHceof CipUlnof the Vay PaMee at
the entalMt Jnne ol eet Ion. tpt7-te
TBOM the celebrated minnfielne a Uurt. a. v.w-
LA7 town. For aale by
aplS IXGBAEAJf Sl LXBS.
Buckets and Tubs.
A T whole il or retail.
For ail eoeaabr
IN'CRA BAM A rjCBS.
A LARS E atock J tut la ttore- -Dealtr wMI flad K ta
tbetradraatar teexamlr e-f re be, tef tile her.
MS ISORaHAM A LEW.
FROM Steel A Co , known t be tht Not te tke Sotted
Stateo. at apISl IHSRAHAM A JXSV.
IF yon waat aa article la Wood and WWaw Ware, or
Hoeae Faralahles Gooda, It eaa be had at
INORABAM A LBXS.
aplS Ne. s Monroe atrott.
3Y KOBVEIiIh BOONE & CO.
P.f CASKS Clear SHea
3S " Ribbed do.
IS " fheoldem
iv ' Htmat
leo bir-.li Exctwler Whttky;
too nut atrra -lnobb-a.
ICO halt beta " f
eObbda Sosar I ''.
600 puer X'HMkr Baxttax I
MO " CoURopet
no box S'ar Caaaje ;
IOO bole fHaaba'cat,
60 aCHM Tara , ,
All ot walea we wa efcee oat eh-ip t lae le.
myl-lm . &
TTT3TrerelTetaktetflarpe4, SoeSweHx. Aloe.
O lot of Hewn aad Sawed fjej.r Laratrs. tax. elaai
aadlealocheaa, ar. Feeeta, Piaak PSMnVwr
and Ppl,r. en. by tlx, one b etth. e by tea a4 te
ii . Ao. trail itee,nrt VeeM-
tai Lantwr ird 5Wdx., it .be Laaifcer TaM ai bh
footor Waahleiloa atieet aad Centre Laadtac
" M . HOCIWAV.
FOUR and erty-aeTen haadreetaa am mC ceasMM
. "d foe bnlMlnx eocary relM.oo.1. aboat IOO rare
Deyond 3. m. PrortnearealdaoatheBerBai'dPtaak
Mtf.koaath McFarUod place e, Are aad
oaeJb Ird acre, back, and Jolatoa J tt. Prertee e.
Apotr for pirtKnlirt to w r XJIWIS. Axewi.
apatKim at Lwt A H.
A FIKB oflr. t'.taiUd ea Baak Art oae.
li'nj aeairann par a raytteua or uwyer.
J. B. OHABWMK.
Madlana tt., corner of Baak Arena.
Ef frlrerators and kf Boxes.
TTJST noetred, a foil ataortaeat t SohoaHta Paleat
U Rfrlsralr.whkbare contldered tobwriebut la
rwfir prraervtaa meet, TegttaMea. boiler, mfk. & a.
Fer tale by tmari) McXIitjrEY A t-
AYZRY dealrahk ofloe la Walker bttt.
ROBIaSON' A TOBNeJ,
myT sa aioastep
THB co.partaerablo herotetere exirrtac hetaeea
WBIPPLB. McCCLLAOB A CO., waidMteKm
the lit of Kay latt. A. B.SflAW.
- A WBtPPLA.
Tba eeder-imed will con tin a ta haime aader tb
atyl of WBJPPLB A SBAW, and wlB pay aB th Itb0l.
ttof tk old firm, and xr aloaa aataorix-d : t eeBect
ort-ia - 1. B. bjaw.
1. . .SO, IVTiCW maM