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THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL.
MEMPHIS, TENN., THUESDAY, JULY 11, 1872.
VOL. 32.-NO. 909
Thkks is a matter of life and death
lo Memphis to be considered this after
noon ut Uie hail of the Chamber of
Commerce. A distinguished and el
uent gentleman, from an adjacent
State, will address the assembly. Let
nooue fail to attend.
( oixiNEi. R- B. Somervell's card,
announcing himself a candidate for
Congress in the Ninth district, will ar
rest the attention of our readers. He is
one of the beat cittaena of the State, a
well-informed politician, a fluent speak
er, and personally most highly esteemed
everywhere. We shall speak of him ae
Count kl To Scott said, when ap
proached by a newspaper man in New
Orleans, that he had never conceived of
the immeasurable riches and rcsoun
of Texas till he visited the imperial
state, and he would be equally amaxed
if he beheld the matchless riches of Ar
kansas. He said that his transconti
nental road would be managed in pro
motion of the peculiar interests of no
locality - ity or State, but to make
ru..ney. Memphis. Vicksburg and New
Orleans would each share equal favors
THE NEI.MA BA1LROAD.
As will he seen from a call in another
olumn, it is absolutely necessary tha t
the merchants and business men of
Memphis meet to-day, at the Chamber
of Commerce, at four o'clock, to con
sider certain propositions for an early
completion of the Selma railroad. The
call is urgent, but it is not more so than
Uie necessities of the case require. We
bojie the meeting will tie huge and in
fluential, and that the ends sought for
will lie accomplished.
(.rant's Radicals Still Murdering the
People Coasterfeiiera Is Ceart.
Little Rock, July 10. Parties from
Pope county this evening report that
i be militia to the number of sixty were
in arms near Dover last night. It vat
reported that they intended to make an
attack on that place to-day. It was also
reiorted that two more citizens were
killed near Dover last night. The Gov- j r( rt- -,-rnor
will send Major General I pham, i 1 1
of uie miuua. to tne scene or me irouoies
to-morrow, to investigate the matter.
A Constable named Dillard was shot
and killed at PeavyviHe on Saturday.
The counterfeiters were brought beiore
this evening on a
wni.u was grant -
I oi eacu uxeu ai
The trial of one of the prisoners before
an examining court was concluded to
day, and in default of ten thousand dol
lars bail be was sent to prison to await
the action of the Criminal Court.
Lowkll, Mash., July
Warland. former.v of tin
10. John H.
e (ourif, lieu
LoctsviLLK, July 10. Walter G.
Overton, long connected with the press
: ti,i cite and of hue the Washington
eorrespoudeut of the Oottrier-Jourital,
died in this city by the severing of the
Bl FFALO,July 10. Bern hard Murray,
supposed to be a sailor from Detroit,
died suddenly in a saloon here to-day.
He had discharges from both the army
and navy, and a hank book on the De
troit Savings Bank on his person.
A fi Ifl Railroad Mmm
tun ao. July 10. Heury D. Wilson,
for many years connected with the rail
road interests of St. Louis, and lately
with the Atlantic and Pacific road, died
this morning at Oootto, Wisconsin,
whither he had gone with the view of
recovering his health.
Postal cards will be ready next month.
Van Trump, of Oho, will cheerfully
The New York Standard temporarily
tlhief-Justice Coekburn. of Engiaad,
is to be made an Karl for his part in he
ienevs ( 'onferenoe.
Cotton caterpillars have appeared iu
many counties in Alabama, and then; is
much depression among planter.
J. J. Davis, of West Virginia, is the
only member of Congress from that
Slate who is opposed to Greeley and
Tlie authorities of New York are de
termined tliat Uie twelfth of July shall
lie a quiet day. The Orangemen aud
HiUioumen will not lie allowed to col
lide. The testimony in the Stokes case yes
terday was mostly medical. Stokes's
mother's brother testied as to Stokes
arrviug a pistol to protect himself from
On Tuesday nijrht the Americus Club
of Baltimore serenaded the Massachu
ftts delegates to the Democratic Con
vention. The graceful compliment was
hy several itnotie
The Confederate ram Albemarle was
nj .praised at two hundred and eighty -iwo
thousand eight hundred and fifty-six
dollars, which appraisement has leeu
ontirmed l.y the court. Seventy-nine
nlw hundred and fifty-four I
been distribute-i to the cap-:
The ' meaittees of the Board of
Trail and the Workingmen's Association
f 1'ottsville, Pennsylvania, met yester-
oa v to average the price of ooal from the
no tne same u oe
woe dollar and niuetv-mne cents, in
accordance with u agreement made in
anuarv. l;s. the wage- for July will
Ik- jiaid on Uie basis then established.
'Die Vale College Presentation ex
-in were attended w ith a irreat deal of
,. iti. An oration was delivered and a
read yesterday nirniug to Uie
. ' ,s. ihc orator was K. S.
(Vinnei-tirtlt. and the uoet. S. N. Beach
of New Jesaey- The claw ivy was plant
Mi in Use afternoon. A great many
In the JSnglish House of Commons
vesterday, Mr. Morrison moved Uie sec
MidrdIug of the proiMirtioual repreaen
latioti bill, which adopts the American
system of representation. Mr. Morrison
said that under this system Birmingham
ou id be enUUed to seven and Liverpool
. even n l.r.-s, ntatives in Parliament,
instead of three each as at present, and
would have sixty-two meniliers
i of twenty as now. Tom Huuiies
-Hvonded the motion. Charles Diikt- o(
mmmi Use motion on the ground that
Ireland and rv-otland were not included
in the bill.
B. H. Watson, the new President of
the Krie road, is from Ashtabula, Ohio.
In view of the change of his posititm he
LakeA up his residence iu New Vork.
Commodore Vanderbilt considers him
Le of the beat railroad mm j the
Wt&J General A. s. lievin who
II Eiao 1 111' fusw ' iliisi'lj ice-j icsi-
considered to ! one of th moat
1 railroad men of the prsrot
and lias long Iieen connected with
Uie management ot roads, in future
!?' will work in eotijuDction with I
he Vtiaiitie xnd Orott Western mad
"VVav was it a m-ee-aiiy thai Wilson, !
" instead of Colfax, should be put ou tbe !
liefcrt wltb Oraut t Bcoauae, wUi the
--- ' ltahiU of the i'r.idclitial noioi-
uee? lie muM always bave a teMter by
Second and Clotting Day of the
Horace Greeley for President and
B. Gratz Brown for Vice-President
Votes by States on Platform and
Nominations for President
and Vice-President Com
mittee to Announce
Baltimore, July 1". The delegates
generally were in their seats at ten
A second brass band, locate! in the
upjier gallery, entertained the audience
with various airs, in which "Dixie."
'Maryland, My Maryland," ami "Yan
kee Doodle" were equally applauded.
At a quarter after ten o'clock Chair
man Doolittle called the convention to
order, and called ujoti Rev. Mr. Ley
barn, of Baltimore, who addressed the
Throne of Grace.
The Chairman announced that, for
the convenience of the members 5f the
every' person rising to make a mo
or speak shall announce his name
Mr. Cabell Arkansas asked seats, by
courtesy, for Ave delegates from Arkan
sas in excess of their uuniter. Agreed
Mr. Rarr Connecticut announced
that the Committee on Resolutions were
ready to report. He came to the plat
form, and, at his request,
Reading Clerk Perriu read a report
recommending the adoption of the res
olutions alreadv adopted by the Liberal
Republican Convention at Cincinnati.
er that there should be no mis
apprehension as to these resolutions, Mr.
Barr called for their reading in full to
the convention, wnich was done, each
plank in the platform receiving ap
plause. The one-term plank was espe
cially well received, lliroe cheers were
, veu dose.
, -w.. xj
"explained" that the resolu
tion.', were the Ciic umaU platform ex
actly, nothing added, nothing excluded.
This platform was adopted in Commit
tee by all tlie State except Delaware,
Mississippi, Georgia una Oregon.
He moved the adoption of the report,
and moved the previous question.
Mr. Bayard Delaware inquired
whether the previous question was not
another name for gag-law, and had be
I conie the gag-law of the convention
without notice to the delegates?
The Chair said that the convention
: had adopted the rules of the House of
Representatives, and Mr. Barr was in or
der not to nominate.
A number of gentlemen appealed for
J the withdrawal of the motion in order
to allow short debate.
Mr. Barr said he felt conitielled to de
I eline. Confusion, and culls of ''ques
Ltiao," "debate,'' etc
un motion to sustain ine previous
question for the call of the States, as
ordered, the result was. yeas 57S, nays
Governor Holl'man, in casting the
united vote of New York in the affirm
ative, said that some of the delegates,
among them himself, were opposed to
the previous question.
Mr. Hancock, of Ohio, denied the
right of his delegation to cast the vote
as a unit, and asked to have his vote re
The Chair announced that Mr. Barr,
of Connecticut, was now entitled to one
A resolution was adopted that the
gentleman from Delaware, Mr. Bayard,
be allowed the Moor ten minutes.
Mr. Barr conceded to this request, as
Mr. Bayard was a member of the Com
mittee on Resolutions.
Mr. Bayard took the platform and
said that while there was no disposition
to carp at aud oppose men because of
their former political opinions, he hoped
tliat the irreat Democratic organization
would bt allowed to have an independ-:
ent expreesion of its own honest senti
ment. I heers.j ny taxe cut-anu-dried
resolutions of another organiza
tion applause? why liave opinions of
other men forced down our throats as
our expreesion? It is proposed that we
shall go before the country for the first
time without our own indejH-udcut ex
pression of principles. It is not just or
wise to ask us to go into this campaign
under the dothiug of a minority. Calls
of "time," "time."
The Chair announced that Mr. Barr.
out of respect to the minority, had con
sented to give Mr. Bayard ten minutes
Another Connecticut delegate object
j ed to any nan's occupying the time of
the convention in this way. Applause
The Chair called the con
der and reminded the del
was a deliberative asse
urged a respectful hearin
on to or
s that it
occupying the floor, whether hi- uti
ments were approved or not.
Mr. Bayard finally resr.med, arguing
the necessity for soic expression of
opinion on the exerci'? of Federal mili
tary power under Uie color of legislation
to enforce the Fourteenth ami Fifteenth
constitutional amendment. If the con
vention failed in this, there would lie
on several distinct protnis
the vote on the previous i
Mr. Conner, of South Carolina, said
be regretted there should have been any
difference of opinion. All other issues
should be merged in a single one de-
featiug the re-election of the present
National Administration. He said the
reconstruction acts, -tod the Thirteenth,
Fourteenth and Fifteenth amendments
had been accepted by public opinion,
which was higher than governments,
sutierior to any declaration by a conven
tion. Applause. There was nothing
than to save the nation from de-
tiou by corruption. He reviewed
rapidly and criticised tin- foreign poli-
of the administration, and urged a union
of Uie whole nation to defeat the unhal
lowed purposes i files, imlicy of
tlte present jsovernment An allusion to
the prospective election ot Cireeley was
received with great applaus. As to tne
Fifteenth amendment, he would be the
last man to attempt to wrest from four
millions of frewdmen their rigid of suf
frage. Great applause.
Judire " Texas follow eo He
said it was not supposed among his peo-
pie that the Democratic party could su-
ceedat tins election v ith ii 1 -tinct party
organization. Therefore they had come
here to unite with their brethren from
the whole country iu eflectiug such an
arrangement as will unite Uie Democrats
with all the honest opponents of Uie ad
ministration. 1 1 was wisdom, therefore,
to take the Cincinnati platform. Why
refuse to accept Uie situation and make
Uie best of it?
Mr. Barksdale ; Missia-ippil ashed
11 ii was Bu:niauie to laae a
vote tin each resolution.
The Chair answered no, as U
had liecn ordered.
mou consent ol the convention to a di-
litai ofthe vote. tJrl. of "io, uo!"
Mcttae leunwwrj made an
effort to obtain Uie floor, was flually re-
cognised, and proceeded with an exoit-
ed protest against tbe cutting oft of tbe
of "Sit down!" aud "Call the
The roll of Lhf States was called on
the main quesUou, tbe adoption of tbe
i platform, which resulted as follows
j Teas 870, nays 62.
TliB TOTB OS M-ATFORM.
I ArVsn .
I W I'M IUU,
Kansas .... . .....
Michigan ,, ,
Total W0 IP
At the close of the call, when Dela
ware voted no, there were loud hisses.
The Chair appealed to the convention
to treat with respect the vote of any and
The delegates said that the disturbance
was iu the galleries.
Before the vote was announced, par
mission was asked by the Chairman for
Alabama to make an explanation of the
change of her vote.
Objection being made, the Chairman
ruled that while Alabama had a right
to change her vote, he could not explain
why subsequently an unanimous con
sent was given.
Mr. Shorter Alabama took two
miuutes to explain that there were in
the pending resolutions some statements
which some of his delegation could not
indorse without an explanation. Hav
ing said this, he changed the Alabama
vote from twelve ayes aud noes to twen
ty ayes. Cheers.
We, the Liberal Republicans of the
United States, in National Convention
assembled at Cincinnati, proclaim the
following principles as essential to Just
L We recognize the equality of all
men before the law, and "hold that it
is the duty of government, In its deal
ings with the eople, to mete out eq ual
and exact justice to all of whatever
nativity, race, color, or persuasion, re
ligious or political.
1 We pledge ourselves to maintain
the Union of these States, emancipation
and enfranchisement, and to oppose
any reopening of the questions settled
by the Thirteenth, Fourteenth and Fif
teenth amendments of the Constitution.
3. We demand the immediate and
absolute removal of all disabUities im
posed on account of the rebellion, which
was finally subdued seven years ago.
believing that universal amnesty will
result in complete pacification In all
sections of the country.
4. Local self-government with Im
partial suffrage will guard the rights
of all citizens more securely than any
centralized iower. The public welfare
requires the supremacy of the civil
over the military authority, aud the
freedom of person under the protection
of the habeas curput. We demand for
tne individual tne largest liberty con
sistent with public order, for the State
self-government, and for the nation a
return to the methods of peace and
the constitutional limitations of power.
6. The civil service ol the government
has become a mere instrument or parti
san tyranny and personal ambition,
and an object of selfish greed. It is a
scandal and reproach upon free in--ti
unions, and breeds a demoralization
dangerous to the perpetuity of republi
6. Wejtherefore regard a thorough re
form of the Civil Service as one of the
most pressing necessities of the hour;
that honesty, rapacity, and fidelity
constitute the only valid claims to pub
lic employment ; that the offices of the
government cease to be a matter of
arbitrary favoritism, and patronage, and
that public station shall become again
a iuace oi nonor. 10 wis ena it is
imperatively required that no President
shall be a candidate for re-election.
7. We demand a system of Federal
taxation which shall not unnecessarily
interfere with the indusry of the people,
and which shall provide the means
neii-ssary to pay the expenses of the
government, economically administer
ed, the pensions, the interest on the
public debt, ana a moderate annual
reduction of the principal thereof; and
recognizing that there are in our midst
honest and irreconcilable differences of
opinion with reran! to the respective
systems of Protection aud Free Trade, )
we remit the discussion of the subject j
to the people in their Congressional !
Districts, and the decision of Congress
thereon, wnoiiy ire from executive,
interference or dictation
x. The public credit must be sacredly
maintained, aud we denounce repudia
tion in every form and guise.
0. A speedy return to specie payments
is demanded alike by the highest con
siderations of commercial morality and
10. We remember with gratitude the
heroism and sacrifices of the soldiers
and sailors of the Republic, and no
act of ours shall ever detract from their
justly earned fame or the full rewards
of their patriotism.
11. We are opposed to all further
grants of land to railroads or other cor
porations. The public domain should
be held sacred to actual .Mlrv
12. We hold that it is the duty of tne j Indianapolis July 12. At the atter
govcrnmeiit in its intercourse with noon session of the Republican Con ven
foreign nations to cultivate the friend- tion for the nomination of a Cungress
ship of peace, by treating with all on man and elector at large, Judge Isaac
fair and eoual terms, regarding it alike I Moore, of Warwick county, was elected
dishonorable either to demand what is
not right or submit to what is wrong.
13. For the promotion and success of
these vital principles, and Uie support
of the candidates nominated by this
convention, we invite and cordially
welcome Uie co-operation of all patriotic
citizens, without regard to previous
A true copy ; HORACE WHITE.
Chairman ComrsttUn on Resolution.
I). P. Thcbsto", Merretary.
nominations for president. obtain from Uie Democratic party a
Governor Hoffman New York j broader recognition of their rij-'ht to vote
presented a petition from fifteen thou- than was given by the Republican con
sand Germans of the city of New York, vention at Philadelphia, are very much
which was read by the Secretary. It re-j disappointed by the utter rejection of
commends t!ic nomination ot Greeley 1
aud Brown, and expresses the belief that
they will receive the hearty support of
Uie Germans, regardless of the past par
ty affiliations, as the best nomination
tliat can be made, and that Greeley
should be nominated on the first ballot
Mr. Ray Indiana offered a resolution
to proceed to vote by States for candi
dates for President and Vice-President.
Mr. Cox New York offered an
amendment providing that on calling
each rotate its chairman Miaii state Low
his delegation votes, and his statement
shall be taken.
The amendment was accepted, and
the resolution adopted et'wi voce.
Mr. Snowbank Illinois presented the
name of Horace Greeley as the Demo
cratic candidate fiw President. Enthu
The roll was called on the Presidential
nomination. Kach vote for Greeley was
received with cheers. The ballot re
sulted as follows: Greeley, 889; James
A. Bayard, 16; J. S. Black, 21; Groes
VOTE BY STATES.
Alabama Greeley, 20.
Arkansas Greeley, 12.
California Greeley, 12.
Connecticut G reeJey , 1 1.
Delaware James A. Bayard, 6.
Florida Greeley, 6; blank. 2.
Georgia Greeley, 18 j Wank, 4.
Illinois Greeley, 42.
Indiana Greeley, SO.
Jowa Oreeley, L
Kentucky Oreeiej , Z
Louisiana Greeley, 1
Maine Greeley, 14.
Nevada Greelev, (
New Hampshire Grtis ear. W.
New Jersey Greeley, 9; Bayard, Ii.
New York-Gweley, 70.
Ohio Greeley, 44.
Oregon Greeley, 0.
Pennsylvania Greeley, '35; ,blank. 2;
J. 8. Black. 21.
Rhode If land Greeley, 8.
South Carolina Greeley, 14.
Tennessee Greeley, 24.
Texas Greeley, 16.
Vermont Greeley, J.0,
West Virginia -Greeley, 8; W. S.
Wisconsin Greeley, 20.
Whole vote east, 1 32. Greeley, 688;
Bayard, 15; Black, 21; Groesbeck, 7.
Greeley's nomination was made unan
imous. When Governor Hottiuau arose to
cast the vote of ??ew York, her delega
tion was greeted with three cheers.
Order being restored, Governor Hoffman
disputed Missouri's promise to give
Greeley the largest majority ot any
State. He said the If ew York majority
would be larger than Missouri's total
vote. He also expressed his regret that
there had lieen any division of the vote
here. He knew those who did not vote
for Horace Gree'ey were acting coa-
sclentiously, but he desired to appeal to
them. New York i a Democratic State,
has more than four hundred thousand
Democratic votes, aud these were ready
to sacrifice personal preferences and
prejudices on Uie altar ot the country.
He hoped their brethren would do the
same. Great cheers.
After the Chair had auuouuccd the
result of the ballot, Mr. Wallace Penn
sylvania took the platform and was re
ceived with cheers. He said that, ha
obedience to a division of the public
polities of his State, their delegation
had cast a part of their vote against the
gentleman, who, bv the uses and cus
toms of the Democratic party, is now
its nominee for the Presidency. They
would yield to the decision aud accept the
result which the great high court ol ap
peals of the party had decreed. In con
clusion, by the instructions of his dele
gation, he moved that the nomination
be made unanimous. Wild cheers.
NOlOSATtONS FOR VICE-PRESIDENT.
Brown was nominated for Vice Presi
dent by a vote of 71: to b for Stevenson,
of Kentucky, and 13 blank.
Upon the announcement of the nom
nation, the "Battle Cry of Freedom
was played by the band", which was fol
lowed by "Hail to the Chief." When
the music ended, a scene was lowered at
the rear of the stage, presenting a view
of the White House. Applause.
Order being restored. Mr. Wallace
moved that tie nomination be made
unanimous, which was put and carried
with one or two dissenting votes only.
The roll teiug called on the nomina
tion for Vice-Presiden
Mr. Chalmers, Missi
i nation was made unan
on motion of
ippi the nom
ious. COMMITTEE TO WAIT ON UUBal AN"P
Mr. Bouck Wisconsin moved the
adoption of a resolution appointing a
committee of one from each State to
be named by the respective delegations
to apprise candidates of their nomina
tions. Mr. Payne Ohio moved an amend
ment by adding that the President of
the Convention lie Chairman of the
Committee. Agreed to.
After the resolution on the subject of a
committee to notify nomiuccs, the fol
lowing were named by the respective
delegations as a committee to notify the
nominees: James R Doolittle, Chair
man; Alabama, F. W. Sykes; Arkan
sas, J. C. McCabe; California, J. G.
Downey; Connecticut, A. E. Burr; Del
aware, E. L. Martin; Florida, C. W.
Jones; Georgia. W. A. Hawkins; Illi
nois, A. H. Miller; Indiana, M. M.
Ray; Iowa, J. D. Thompson; Kansas,
T. P. Fenton; Kentucky, B. Magoffin;
Louisiana, j. C. Campbell ; Maine, J.
C. Madigan: Maryland. John Lee Car
roil; Massachusetts, J. G. Abbott; Mich
igan, George H. Bunce; Minnesota,
William Lee; Mississippi, E. O. Sykes;
Missouri. H. Brockmore; Nebraska, J.
C. Crawford; Nevada, S. D. Wyman;
New Hampshire, C. G. Chandler; New
Jersey, A. A. Hardeuburg; New York,
James I.. Timver; North Carolina, A
M. Sculls; Ohio, J. A. McMahon; O
aila-'Rhod,, aT' A. S
-; Pennsylvania, William A
South Carolina, James Chestnut; Ten
nessee, John C. Burch; Texas, A. (Smith;
Utah, L. Robinson; Virginia, John T.
Mayne; West Virginia, W. if. Clem
ents; Wisconsin, J. S. Weil.
On motion of Mr. Hcaton Ohio
a resolution was adopted that on adjourn
ment of the convention, it would, with
niusic,esoort the New York and Missou
ri delegation to their quarters.
A resolution was adopted leaving the
place of meeting of the next convention
to be decided by the National Commit
tee. Also a resolution of tnanKs was
.i , ti, t ivj n roi.
to Baltimore for courtesies,
thank9 to Mr. ltoolHtie for the
able aud impartial manner in which he
presided over the con vcnti..n.
Mr TV.u,-r rv... ,.j 0 r.,,,.
remarks eulogistic of Mr. Greeley, and
( the Chairman returned thanks for the
Hind expression toward nun, and in
voked the blessing of Providence upon
the efforts of tie convention.
Resolutions of thanks were passed to
the Reading Secretaries, Sergcant-at-Arnis
and other officers, and al-o to Mr.
Prince, Secretary of the National Com
mittee. At half-past one o'clock the conven
Rwlkml ( onirutloo Hi ( lo-iuull
to fill the vacancy caused bv Geneial
Kimball's resignation. Major J. W.
Gordon, of this city, was nominated for
Uie other elector at large, with J. S.
Hlnton and Henry C. Dounel as contin
gents. The Women la their Wratli.
Baltimore, Julv lo. Isaliella Beech
er Hooker, Susan It. Anthony and Laura
De Force Gordon, who have liec.i in at
tendance on the convention, hoping to
tueir claims bv the Baltimore Conven-
tion, and declare their intention of
working for the Philadelphia platform
and Its nominees.
Independent Candidate for tiovernor.
Wheeu.no, W. Va., July in The
friends of Governor Jacobs, who is an
independent candidate for re-election
against Johnson N. Camden, the Dem
ocratic nominee, held a rousing mas.--meeting
at the courthouse to-night,
which was addressed by Governor Ja
cobs and C. N. Fitzhugh, of Kanawha.
They were cheered to Uie echo by a large
and enthusiastic audience. Tliere were
thirty Vice-Presidents, embracing the
foremost Democrats of this city. This
was the opeuing meeting of the cam
paign. Governor Jacolis, besides a large
Democratic support, will receive the
solid Republican vote. His friends say
they are confident of his election.
of (he Deaaorrstlc
Baltimore, July 10. At a meeting
of the National Democratic Committee,
this sffernoou, all the members liein
present, except from the States of Dela
ware dknd Florida.
Hon. Augustus Schell New York!
was elected Permanent Secretary and
Treasurer. Tbe following gentlemen
were elected member of the Executive
Comraittee; Tbeo. J. Kudolpli. New
Jersey; Cyrus H. McConaick, Illinois;
W. A. Moore, Michigan; l. Jb. i.at u.
Kansas; F. O. Prince, Massac
L. Thompson, Oliio; Jame
Pennsylvania: Wm. H. Bar
nectieut; M, W. Kanaom, S
Una, and W. 15. Bate, Tentn
Chairman of tbe National
Committee was made a met
Executive Committee. The following
gentlemen oorr-pose the resident Deino
crsilo Committee at Washimrtonf ci. J.
Kandolph, Pennsylvania; A. V. Corco
ran, Washington ; Allen O. Thurmau,
Ohio; J. D. Hooka, New York, and
Montgomery Blair, Maryland.
North Carolina Greeley
Convention of Democratic Oppo- How the Democracy of the Conn
Dents of Greeley and Brown try Hall the Nomination of
Bayard's Speech. Greeley and Brown.
BuncoMbe Address Convention
Called for the Third of
Baltimore, July 10. The anti-Gree-ley
Democratic Convention met this
afternoon at one o'clock.
The following were made permanent
officers: President, Samuel J. Bavard,
of New Jersey. ice-Presidents, i. F.
Stokes, of South Carolina; James Swee
ny, of Pennsylvania: Ezra Keyser, of
Texas, and Joseph Miller, of West Vir-
i gitiia. Secretaries, James G. Under-
wood, of Connecticut, and S. J. Chute,
of New York, m
Mr. Bayard, on taking the chair, said
this convention was here to-day to re
sist the foul conspiracy formed some
time ago for the destruction of the Dem
ocratic party, and which has now culmi
nated at the operahouse. This conven
tion represents the masses of the Demo-rmt-,
whose voice is not there heard.
Those here present will continue to hold
up the old flag, and if the conspirators
throw it down we will take it up and
bid defiance to the outrage sought to
be perpetrated. Political coalitions,
the President sought to show, never
succeed. Coalitions are founded on bar
gain and sale, but we cannot tell who
the buyers and sellers are, but the taint
will remain. hen Greeley was nomi
nated at Cincinnati a howl of contempt
everywhere took place, but combina
tions took place, paper after pa it
hoisted the sigual of distress and went
over to his support, and now we see the
result in the proceedings at the opera
house in the nomination of Greeley and
The committee appointed yesterday
to prepare an address, presented the fol
lowing: In view of the action .which baa this
day leen taken by the Democratic Na
tional Convention, sitting at the opera
house, in the adoption of a platform In
its main features distinctively Republi
can, and nominating as its candidate for
the Presidency a man who for years has
been the most bitter and implacable
enemy of the Democratic party, this
conference of Democrats from different
States of the Union has been convened
to take 6uch action as the honor and
safety of the Democratic cause aud
the interests of the country demand;
aud as preliminary to and in justifi
cation of our proposed action, we hereby
declare that the aforesaid proceedings
of said National Convention area virtual
dissolution of the hitherto existing or
ganization of the Democratic party;
that they are unconditional in the
abandonment of the principles of the
Democratic party and the acceptance of
such as are conflicting and irreconcilable
with them ; that, by this action, said
convention, as claiming to represent the
Democratio party, has len false to its
obligation of duty to principle, to regard
tor consistency, ana to every sentiment
of political honor; and as it can repre
sent the Democratic party only by ad
herence to its principles, aud can make
nominations which Democrats are bound
to support only by nominating candi
dates who are known und recognised as
Democrats; therefore, the action which
it has taken, so far from being binding
as tne action oi tne Democratic party,
should be spurned by all true Demo
crats, and with unyielding tenacity and
to the utmost extremity denying that
the Democracy is dead, or that It can
ever die while the principles of our
fathers are cherished bv even a few
devoted hearte, we seize and again
i tlinir to the hrpau fnr nil IrtiM
1 Democrats to mil v around, tha han.
'" . lowered, and . pledge
unoying uevouon to principles mat in
volve living aud enduring issues: that
the system of government established
by our fathers was federal a union of
coeipjol States; that we hold to the doc
trine of States Right- and of strict con
struction of the Federal Constitution as
defined by Thomas Jefferson.
Believing their effective recognition to
be indispensable to Uie maintenance of
free political institutions and the perpet
uation of popular liberty in tills country,
and to those essential principles of gov
ernment enumerated hy him In his first
inaugural address specially applicable to
our own time and condition, consisting
ot former admirame and ever-important
propositions equal and exact justice to
all men, whatever state or pursuasion,
religion or politics; peace, commerce and
honest friendship with all nations, en
tangling alliances with none; a well
disciplined militia our best reliance in
peace and for the first movements of
war, till regulars may relieve them; the
supremacy of the civil over military au
thority ; freedom of religion, freedom of
the press, freedom of person under the
protection of habeas rorpHt; trial by
juries impartially selected, to which
should be added what Jefferson defined
as "a sum of good government" and
frugal government, which shall restrain
men from injuring one another, which
shall leave them otherwise free to regu
late their own pursuits of industry and
improvement, and shall not take from
the mouth of labor the bread It has
We recommend that our Democratic
fellow-citizens in Uie several States form
Democratic State organizations, and do
nil in their power to check the growing
defection from true Democratic princi
ples. Aud we further suggest and recom
mend that a convention be held at
Louisville, Kentucky, ou Saturday, Uie
third day of September, 172, to take
such steps as may lie deemed prudent
The address was adopted.
Mr. Bitley New York said they
should not make a nomination at the
I present time. He wauled a true Demo
crat as a candidate for President.
A resolution was oflered and adopted
for the appointment of a committee to
secure the attendance of delegates to the
National Convention at Louisville.
Mr. Bitley ottered a resolution that
this convention now proceed to the nom
ination of candidates for President and
Vice-President. Laid on the table.
Kick more Jackson Massachusetts
offered a resolution recommending to
the National Convention the following,
to be incorporated in Uie platform:
First An act of universal amnesty
and the restoration of political rights.
Second The repeal of all acts Injuri
ously a Hooting the Southern States.
Thinl The extension of the pension
laws to the soldiers of the South.
Fourth Payment for the liberated
slaves from the National Treasury.
Fifth A change in the national nag
so as to make it acceptable to the people
of the country.
Judge Flanders remarked that this
was a mere preliminary convention, and
therefore this was not the time and place
to entertain Uie propositions, and on his
motion the report was laid on the table.
The convention adjourned sine die.
PITTS Bt BO POST
Pittsburg, July 10. Th6 Pittsburg
W, which opposed the indorsement of
Greeley and Brown, now supports those
nominees. In a leader to-morrow it
will say: "Tbe Baltimore Convention
has made its decision, and Horace Gree
ley and B. OraU Brown bave been
nominated for the support of the Demo
crats and Conservatives of the Union,
and tbe action of the convention was
marked with sufficient dignity, force
and unanimity to warrant us lu yielding
our full adhesion and support to the
candidates, which we promptly pledge
here and now." It concludes as fol
low?: "For anv conscientious Democrat
to even speak'of voting for Grant is a
sin against his country, his God and
truth, and even to think, In his secret
soul, of doing such a thing is a thought !
that be should, aud most assuredly will, j
r pent of with bitterness and sorrow,
and in sackcloth and ashes.
The increase of tbe death rate in
Brooklyn, New York, the past week,
was two hundred aud thirty-one over
the preceding week. There were Jnro
hundred and forty-nine deaths from
Ratification Meetings in many of
the Principal Cities Enthu
Spuclal to the Appeal.;
Jackson, Miasisstrpt, July 10. The
news of Greeley's indorsement is re
ceived with great enthusiasm. The
firing of cannon has iieen continued
throughout the afternoon, and now a
grand torchlight procession is moving
through the streets, carrying a large
number of transparencies with most ap
propriate mottoes. The enthusiasm ex
tends to all classes. The affair this
evening is under the auspices of the
Greeley Club, of which Lyman C. Guun
is President. At the close of the pro
cession public spwaklng will be the
order. Judge Alcorn and Lieutenant
Governor Bctinett are amongst the
LotTHviLLB, July 10. The nomina
tion of Greeley and Brown at Baltimore
is received here by the Democrats with
July 10. The
nomination of Greeley and Brown at
Baltimore is being ratified here by the
firing of a national salute.
New Orleans, June 10. There is an
impromptu ratification meeting in La
fayette Square; fireworks, torchlight
procession, music and addresses. Graat
Milwackeb, July 10. The Liberal
Republicans and Democrats receive the
nominations at Baltimore with enthusi
asm. One hundred guns were fired in
honor f tke event-
Na.--ivij.i k. July 10. The nomina
tion of Greeley and Brown by the Balti
more Convention was received with en
thusiasm by the opposition to Grant in
this place. The adoption of Uie Cincin
nati platform is approved.
Paris, July 10. The Domoerats and
Liberal Republicans of Edgar county,
Illinois, will hold a great mass meeting
on the thirteenth instant, at Paris, to
ratify Uie nomination of Greeley and
Brown. A number of eminent speakers
are to be present.
Fobt Boott, Kb., July 10. A aalute
was fired here thin afternoon in honor of
the Baltimore Convention nominee, and
there has been much excitement among
liemocrata and Liberal Republicana. A
ratification meeting will be held here
on Saturday In honor of the nominees.
ST. LOt Ui.
St. Louis, July 10. The Democrats j
here held an immense ratification meet- j
lug at the Lucaa Market Place to-night.
A salute of one hundred guns was tired,
and also a brilliant display of fire
works. Senator Blair and other dis
tinguished gentlemen spoke at length.
Cincinnati, July 10. One hundred
guns were fired In Hamilton to-day in
ouor f Greeley's nomination.
The news was announced here ou
'Change by the rJuperin ten dent, and wi
recelred with loud cheering and aj
plnnse. UATEIWOSTH, KAKTBAS.
Leavenworth, July 10. One hun
dred guns were fired here in honor of
Greeley's nomiuation. The Democrats
and Liberal Republicans are jubilant.
Bets were made that Greeley ami Brown
will carry Kansas, and the Liberals
claim that they will carry Leavenworth
county by a thousand majority.
Chicago, July 10. The news of the
nomination of Greeley and Brown by
the Democratic National Convention
created very little excitement here, the
proceedings of the convention yesterday
having eo plainly indicated the result,
that nothing but a failure to uomiuate
theCincinnatl ticket would have elicited
ALL ALOIS THE MM:.
New York, July 10. Dispatches re
ceived here from the principal cities iu
this State and from many New Englan 1
towns say that the nominations of tbe
Baltimore Convention were received
with enthusiasm by the Liberal Reput
licans and Democrats. A Greeley and
Brown meeting was held here, cannon
were tired and a torch-light procession
paraded the streets.
31itt TOUK CITY.
New York, July 10. A salute was
fired in honor of Greeley and Brown.
A ratification meeting will be held in
Lafayette Square to-night.
On tbe announeenieut of the nomina
tion of Greeley aud Brown, three Held
pieces tired one hundred guns in the
City Hail Park, flags were hoisted on
the City Hail, and a banner was sus
pended between two large trees in City
Hail Park with the inscription, "Tam
many responds to the nominations of
the National Convention at Baltimore."
The immense crowds that had assembled
interspersed tbe bring with cheers for
COM M ITT E E TO SOlTI
Baltimorb, July 10. Immediately
after the adjournment of the conven
tion, the committee appointed to notify
Greeley and Brown of their nomination
hy the convention held a raeetim;, J. R.
Doolittle. Chairman, and T. P. Fenton,
Secretary, and appointed the following
sub-committee to prepare a letter to the
nominees-, to be presented to the full
committee this afternoon: Jamee D. ,
Thayer, New York; Judge D. C. Ab- j
bett, Massachusetts; J. D. Cheetnut, !
South Carolina- John C. Burch, Ten-,
nesee; A. M. Miller, Illinois.
On motion of Judge Abbott It waste-
solved that the committee proceed in a
body to Ivew t ork and present the letter
to Mr. Greeley. Should General Brown
be in New York at the time the com
mittee will also wait upon him.
(ULI sfil k. 4HIO.
OoLrMBVa, July 10. Tbe news from
Baltimore made no special stir, as it was
expected. Liberal Republicans and Dem
ocrats are happy, and while under the
influence of their delight arranged for
a ratification meeting to-night at the
east front of tbe State House. Speeches
were expected from General Brinker-
hofr, H. J. Jewett, and other local
sneakers. At hall oast seven, when a
At half past seven
few citizens had gathered at the State
House, a gentle rain began to fall, and
so the meeting was postponed until
Saturday evening. The Pepviblioaup
express menisci ves as glim mat trie Ual.
umor? uonvenuon piaceu ureeiey regu.
larly in nomination, and that if he ta to
run they want him to go before the peo
ple as a Democrat, and not ae a Liberal
Republican nominee alone. Some of
the most prominent Republicans declare
they do not doubt the election of Grant,
notwithstanding all the elements of ep
xwition an consolidated against him.
Mobile, July 10. Cotton
nominal; middling, 2?'c; nel
7 bales; stock, 'Jim bales.
lnal; good ordinary,
Great Britain, v
He ; exports to
stock, G3o bales.
Charleston, July 10. Cotton dull: ,
middlings nominal; net receipts. 2TQ;
bales; stock, 6780 bales.
Savannah. July 10. Cotton qule
mlddlincr, l&jc; sales, 5 bales; stoci
1230 bul. i
HCIIM I DT Wednesday . July 1iK.1i. Uaoaoa
, n!:t... lufan; boa of John o. and U.
The funeral will take place tb!(THri
JJAY) afternoon, at 1 o'clock, from the renl
toi(Ki 40 Wlnchitr u.enuc. Carriage at
hoas.. . ' SJ
MISSOURI STATE LOTTERY.
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AGRICULTURAL & MECHANICAL
Official l)riHlutr tor the Improiemrul
of the Fair Uronnda.
XOKXIXO CLASS So. IT.
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EY-E5ING-CLASB o. 1TV.
6S, 2. 13, 22, , 6, 2, 18, 73,
As witness oar hand, at MemplUH. th; , loth
day of July, 1872.
THOS. H. HILLS,
W. O. WOODfioN .
tJOMETHINU enlirely new
k7 Call at K. U. i rais; D
any other. f
U litnnery th.
irnu. Mr. J. 1
ma, will be wit
run at the M
quire how it
fnim Mobile, j
days, and tak
merlbi of th
now h.is nr
DC BOIS CO
K, U. CUAKi J
X iweeu tne nnaemgn
of Clarke, Ely A t o., is t
mutual t'onaent, Mr. E.
poed of his entire (mere
James tk Kichardson, la'
THAU. S. ELY.
W. O. HAHVEY.
Memphis, July 1 1S7-J.
rpHE undersigned hav
name of '
who will I
I copartnership, un
ELY, HAUVEY A Hit
'ontinuo the business
Clarke, Ely A- Co., at the same place itti
1 r..j NT i itKE ' ., and will assume all Habfi
ties to or from the late firm, and carry out an
engagements made by them.
THAI'. S. ELY.
W. O. HARVEY.
JAMES s. RICHARKsOV.
Memphis, July 1, is-, i.
IN retiring from the firm of Clarke, Ely A
Co., I take pleasure in recora mending
their successors to my friends and the -us
tomers of the old firm, anil would sav to Uieni
that 1 shall remain v. ith the new arm during
the coming suanun and have chrga of the
Cotton T r-.rtroent, as I have done for the
past six vears.
I would also s-ai.- that Ux. "As. s. RICH
ARDSON, the son of Mr. E. Klchurdson of
the fin:, of Rieliat lson Mav New Orleans
brings ii large capital into the concern, mak
in a abundantly able to fulill all eugKr
ments of the late firm. ami tnris.lv i re
tire business should they desire to Juso.
Memphis, July 1, l7i E. E. CLARkX.
No. DOT In the
TT ..ppearing from afUdsvit in this cause
lleinrica, Ernestine Heinrlch. Herman Hem
rich, Frederick Heinrlch and Arthur Hein
rlch, minor children of Ernestine and P H
Hetnrich, an.i H ,re non-residents
of the State of Tennessee:
It is therefore ordered. That they make their
appearanc-herein, at the court -hoase in the
city ol Memphis, Tennessee, on or before the
first Mon.iay in tsepteniber, iTJ, an.i i,le:id an
swer or demnr to complainant's bin, or tbe
By K. R
C. W. F)
Ball at Jtaleigh Springs.
A HALL W ILL liE UIVEN BY TUEC1II
leas of Raleign at the Court Hall, on
TnnnMlajr Evening. Jnly Utn,
An excellent band of music hss be a i
for the occasion, and Unncine will oot
at v o ciocK.
mamusbs-Dt. G. K. Doncan, J. M. Cole
man, B. F. Dnncsn, Virgil Kawllnp and
Thomas T. Taylor. lyr
Memphis Industrial Exposition.
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS.
PROPOSALS will be received antll Thurs
day, the 11th day of July, f, r th, imildini;
of the industrial i-xposition linililliui. the
oitice of the architect, James B. Cook. SS Mad
The Building Committee reserve the right of
rejectina anv or all bids.
By order of the Building Committee. iH;.
M. BUKKJC. Cuiiirman.
Ed. Burke Pickett, Secretary. jyf
DENTAL N 0T ICE K E 10 VA L.
DR.J. B. WA8S0N lias uiovi
and offlce No. v;, Monroe
Z. MITCHELL'S SCHOOL
Will be continued during the
ly at uny time
ntwj Third strpet.
R. J. HAVLtlRS.
VI " E now ha
TV tion, ani
cyrress and po;
siso, sawea -
ders and imarantee satisiaotlon
quality and prices
e aouclt of
both as to
Second Mill north of Bayou Oayoso, on Wolf
River, Memphis, Tennessee.
Tenable A Rawliup
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Ladies' Linen Seaside Suits,
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We would ask for special attention to ear
Ladies' Underwear Departm'
Which will be found replete with nil the most elegant and not
designs in Robes, Chemises, Dressing Sacques, Skirts and Drawers,
of hoth foreign aud domestic manufacture.
, As we are selling all of the above goods al a vast redaction on former prices, we can oi
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Kpeelal attention slvea rilling Order-..
tas tB at
COMMENCE THEIS SEMI-ANNUAL
ON TUESDAY, JULY 9th.
Remnants of Piques and Marseilles,
Remnants of Calico and Domestic,
Remnants of White Goods,
Remnants of Cassimeres,
Remnants of Dress Goods,
Remnants of Irish Linen
AXD A GOOD
REMNANTS TOO NUMEROUS TO MENTION.
LADIES AJTO LIWX SUITS,
MISSES' A3TI HILDR K SUITS
Tn close our ENTIBE RETAIL
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Victoria L iwn Suits.
ot aTtwiAiuli'niiailir Inn rvwi An.
ui i.viiuuiuinui iij ivn i I1 -
to liny in the market.
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are. We invite an inspection of oe -mis;
eo- "Is In onr market.
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