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MPHIS DAILY APPBAL-'WEDNEISL
WBHPII1S APPBAi
1VEDXESDAT.
AU6UST 4, 1875.
TUE IVBIK2EH AWD THE PUMPKr-
There is not a city lu the United States
where euch cordial relations subsist be
tween the newspaper oompoeitora and
the proprietors as in Memphis. Between
ihem, In this city, there exists none of
those bickerings ami puabblea which bo
often break out iu other cities. They
understand each other's wants and ne
cerieltiea, and instead of any antagonism
of Interest, they are mutually depend
ent upon each oilier, and hence there
la & dh-pofiiion to extend reciprocal fa
vors. There have been fewer strikes In
Memphis than any other city north or
south. This is to bo attruted to that
confidence- to which we refer. The pro
prietors of the Memphis newspapers
have never asked anything just or rea
sonable that the protective union did
not willingly, promptly, and uncom
plainingly grant. The hard times in
duced the proprietors of the Memphis
press a few days since to petition for a re
duction of rates from sixty to fifty cents,
which was promptly made. This reduc
tion will be a saving to the Appeal pub
' Hshing company of about five thou-
- . sand, dollars e per y m- for which
the Typographical Union has
the thanks of the stockholders.
This reduction never wculd have been
asked had business been prosperous, for
no one knows so well as the proprietors
of newspapers, the hard labors of a prin
ter's life. Their work is mostly done nt
night, at a sacrifice of eye-sight and
JLthealth,'aud a violatlon-6f tbe laws of
nature. Printers are the most Intelli-
t r.SpOr'fi .all classes.of trades, Indeed, the
world does not know bow much they
are indebted toj the compositors of the
newspapers for the excellent English,
the correct orthography, and perfect
t - punctuation they find-In thepapers they
dii'iy read. It Ii" uo part of the printer's
duty to make corrections. But their
knowledge and taste are so perfect that
they supply all deficiencies with but lit
tle !os3 ot time. The finest critics in
the world are to be found iu tne composing-room.
The criticisms of the
printers are severe, abounding in caust!o
wit, biting Earcasm, and pungent irony.
If the authors of communicatlcnc could
hear these commentaries, tuev vould
either be shamed out cf tho nevp
pers or Into furnishing a . - -hie
chirography. better r-n,
BBd a stricter obaeivance to nrtLog- j
raphy and punctutation. 11 is uk.
printer that saves nearly every writer
from suicide. Yet they are;unthanked and
unappreciated by tho very ingratcs they
nave saved from humiliation. Tne au
thor readshis communication, chuckles
oyer its general perfection, but if he
finds one error he curses the "stupid
printer," not seeming to know that tne
same printer hasjeorrected one hundred
gross, palpable, Inexcusable errors In his
vaunted production. Without the aid
of the printer, books and newspapers
" would not add much to the literature of
the country. Were the Appeal to pub
lish everything just as written by law
yers, poets, teachers, and tho critics of
public schools, our office would be be
sieged by Indignant women and en
raged men. We have no ambition to
try this experiment for even one day.
But we are digressing. We started out
merely to thank the members of the
MemphiB Typographical Union for their
liberality toward the proprietors of the
Memphis press. Their appreciation of
the situatiDn and their sense of justice
baa stieugthened their organization.
Out sympathies have always
baen with trades-unions. They
are tho necessary combinations of
l&bor against the avaricious, greed of
capital, by which last wo mean accu
mulated property in the hands of tho
few. It is all very well to assert that
labor and capital harmonize, and that
one is dependent on the other. This is
true, but it is the harmonious depend
ence of tho slave and master, man and
brute. As in all ages slaves were worked
to death, bpcause the product of their la
bor was worth more than human life,
and as the drayman oveiloads and kills
his mule, time counting more than
mule-flesh, so unrestrained capital har
monizes with the labor upon which
tkese philosophers tell us it depends.
Thsyare shooting miners in Pennsyl
vania for daring to demand living wage3
for labor, while the heartless capitalists
are operating under a system of protec
tion that made these mines sources of
immense wealth. Without these trades
unions the rich would become richer
and the poor poorer, worse than the
southern slaves just liberated. Every
trade should have a firm, psreistent or
ganization for its own protection. This
the printers have, and, so far as Memphis
is concerned, thero is a just harmony
between proprietors and compositors.
Were tho Memphis Typographical
Union dissolved, It would ba a saving
of ten thoiand dollarsjper annum to tho
Appeal publishing company, but this
aaving would be at the expense, of im
poverishing the printer, and we nav.j lie.
desire to thus degrade the profession to
which we belong. Tho sufferings, pet5
tions, prayers and wants of 'abonrs v d
mechanics will be as unavailif; . rain
on a rock unless deman led tu.ouh an
organisation. The Memphis '.'vpo
graphical Union is a fair, honorabi
ganizatlon, created for the pert
securinca fair day's wages IjT
-j o:
'air
day's work, regulated by the times n-.
the law of supply and demand, anu 2
such we wish it and its members pros
penty.
THE CDKKr.CT QUKSTIOK.
The .Republicans pretend to derive
consolation in the fact that the Demo
crats ar- irreconcilably divided on the
currency question. We idmit tint
there is litter division among Demo
crats in regard to this quest ion ; but the
Republicans are also divided. The Na
tional Democratic convention will har
monize the party on this issue. In re
gard to it thero are no doctrinal dis
putes; it is simply a question of policy;
a distinction too technical and abstract
to create any jtermauent party dissen
tion. National conventions are called
for the very purpose of reconciling euch
dlssentlons. When everybody is in
debt it iejruinous to contract the curren
cy. Iuregardjto the assertionjthat there
la money enough in the country, the
Richmond Whig asps: "If so, where Is
it? Why is Itthat there Is such com
plaint of its scarcity everywhere? How
Ie H that business is to dull? How is
it that so many men are out of
t-aiployraent? How is it that the
merchants are bewailing the hard
times? How is it that tho me
chanics are finding It so hard to get
along? How is it that the farmers ar
so strained to make the.two ends meet
a . the close of the ear? If there is a
plenty of money in the country it is net
in circulation; aud v un- tirrentcunei -ey
is a patut contradiction a financial
solecism that .-how 3 fa!.- '.-ness as well as
folly on its face. The.ol.ject of money
is to supp'.y the means of commeice, and
f ir commerce among men, .States and
peoples. When it in withdrawn from
circulation and made an article cf mer
chandise, it ceases to asrve the end for
which it was designed. It ceases to bo
a medium cl exchange from its disuse
in that capacity. It is money still, in
name, but it has ceased to bo what
money was meant to be, in fact. It is
no longer currency. It is no longer a
familiar representative of values, ac
cepted as a sign anil symbol of worth In
other things to be measured by it aa a
standard. Instead of being a vehicle cf
trade, it has become a commodity
in trada Instead of being a
medium for tho exchange of values in
separate things, it has become one of
the things itself to be exchanged. It is
as idle to expect to do business without
currency asjit is to attempt to perform
mechanical labor without tools, to till
the soil without implement", or to crcs3
a river without a ferryboat. Currency
is a common carrier of traJe that must
ba e'rual to an accommodation o' all tho
demands of trade. If there is too much
of it the excess will soon show itself ;
and jnderthe interconvertible system
proposed, instead of depreciating in
value because the supply is more than
the demand, the surplus will be at once
absorbed in government bonds, leaving
enough, and neither more nor.I-S3 than
enough, for the requirements of the
time. And again, when there is too
little of it, under this interconvertible
system, the volumo could.be, and would
be, expanded according to the vacuum
between the demand and the supply.
And thus, instead of a system of illim
itable inflation, this system suggesteu by
the opponents of the bullionists, and so
eagerly seized upon by the people, is a
very simple sjstem of expansion or con
traction, working either the one way or
the other as the necessities of iuo times
may require. It is the plainest plan for
an abundant w".liout a si:perabundant
currency that has ever been devised.
It is warmly embraced by inar.y of the
be3t thinkers on ilnanot ir the. country.
It has the suppr:t of men ,who havo
millions as well as of others who have
njt. Jt is easily understood. It will
v. ork easily; and, ones in operation, tho
orld will be amazed at the simplicity of
a scheme so effective and so tecurc. As
to he antiquated notion which belongs
aw y back in liarbarxsm, that gold, and
nothing but gold, can be a safe basis for
currency, iu its application to the .Uans
actions of this enlightened and pro
gressive aco it i-t an absurdity almost
too palpaolo to be discussed. If gold is
the basis, ws must understand that there
is a gold enough at commtL-d always to
redeem all paper currency that is found
ed upon it that the basis is as broad as
the sunersiructure all the time. Who
will eay that this is eo? Who will eay
it has ever been ? Who will say it
can be so? If then a specie basis is a
fiction of finance, why not recognize it
at once as a form but not a fact, a theory
but not a truth?1'
THE COTTON t'UOP.
lienor! from nil I'arls of 1I10 Snuib
Thrangb Itio Committee of tlio Sa
lioaal cotton lxehauge A.
Gtoou Prospect.
An Offtet to Hie Flood Report Worilr.
of C'lieer, mid from Every Quarter
Wo May Have a Good Crop
Yet-Etc, Etc
New Orleans, August 2. Tuo com
mittee on information and statistics of
the Now Orleans cotton exchange, to
whom have been Intrusted the duty of
compiling a national crop report, made
up from the returns of the various ex
changes appointed therefore by the Na
tional exchange, submit the following
for the mouth of July :
Mew Orleans Dcpsriiuesit,
covering that part of Mississippi not
apportioned to Memphis and Mobile,
the entire State of Louisiana and State
Arkansas, south of Arkansas river.
Louisiana. Wo have sixty-three an
swers from thirty-ono parishes, and their
average date is to tho fifteenth instant.
The character of the weather is gener
ally favorable, inore so than at the same
period last year, although our latest
dates bring us complaints of drought.
The stands are generally good and bet
ter than lost year. The plant ie bloom
ing and boiling well. Labor ii sutlicient,
and the present condition of the crop is
much better when compared with Jast
yesr, exqept in certain districts whera
rain is needed.
Mississippi One hundred letters have
been received, from thirty-two counties
in this State, nearly all dated on the fif
teenth, their uniformity of date being a
great Improvement over the past. The
character of weather 'or the past month
has been mainly favorable, with, how
ever, considerable exceptions. Some
letters complain of too much rain, oth
ers of want of it. These opposite reports
come often from the same county, allow
ing an unusually partial dif-tributiou of
rain or local showerd. Plantations of
not fivo miles apart have had too much
rain on some and too little or none at all
on ethers. One-fourth of tho letters stati
that the plaut is too larpe and growing
too fast to fruit wet!, e.r.d is in a very
unfavorable condition to receive either a
prtt-a?'eJ drought or wet spell. Very
few complain of boll-worms aud sht-d-ding,
but no apprehension is ("-pressed
of caterpillars, none in noticesble num
bers having appeared. Stands are gen
1 "ally g rd, and laborers looking well.
Arkansas. Forty answers received
era twenty-une counties. Weather
1 as been generally dry. Occasional
answers, however, have prevented any
1 a.nage, and cn the whole it ba- been
mt re favorable than last year, and ai
re 3t as good ss could be wished. Stands
an. reported uniformly good, and the
piant fruiting remarkably well. The
general condition :s undoubtedly the
j'uest known for a number of years, and,
t xceptlng some ap; retie: :': ju cf a possi
ble drouth, the tune of ou. uonespo'id
mce is aj cheerful as could be diir-- :.
&ativllle Department. I
Over two hundred answers repor the I
weather as generally seasonable, a few
reporting heavy rains, which were sec
tionsl. .he stands are good to better,
with eomo complaint 01 too rapid
growth. The laborers are working well,
and the pri jent condition compares fa
vorably with last season, rfome sec
tions report the plant small, but grow
ing rapidly.
XorrolSt Department.
The weather generally hot and dry,
some little complaint on that score
coming from North Carolina, though
on the whole the weather was more fa
vorable than last year. Stauds com
paring very favorably with last year.
Plant forming, blooming and boiling
well. Labor very satisfactory. Condition
of crop very good, but in size it is gen
erally a little smaller, and from five to
eight days later.
CIiarlCHton Uepnrtitiput.
South; Carolina. Eighty-nine an
swers have been received from twenty
nine counties. The weather has on tho
whole been seasonable, and compares
favorably with last year. Stands aro
as good, if not better. Plant generally
reported as forming, blooming anil boil
ing well. Labor elticient, and the pres.
ent condition at least equal to latt
year. Five answers from fuur counties
report injury from hail, four from too
much weed. In one county lice are re
ported, and rust iu auother.
AUKiiMn Uppnrtiuect,
covering that portion of Georgia not in
cluded in Savannah. The w eather has
leeii very f.orable end sffisonable,
more eo than last year. The stand is
better than last year. Plaut h forming
and blooniirg wel1, and, with the ex
ception cf late cotton, is boiling well.
Tho general condition of the crop fa
good, better than last year, and labor is
satisfaetcf.
Nnvnnimti Department,
covering northern, middle and south
western Georgia and the State of Flori
da. Weather generally dry and more
favorable than last year. Btand3 good
and better than last season. Tho plant
is forming, boiling and blcomiug well.
Labor universally reported as good.
The general tenor of the replies indi
cate the condition of the crops as veiy
favorable, clean and well-fruited, ex
cept in some localities, where rain is
needed.
Koblle Department.
Ai.AitAMA. Ono hundred and twenty
replies from forty-eight counties. In
thirty-nine counties the weather Is re
ported as having been seasonable, in
nine too dty, and as compared with last
year, in only three Choctaw, Macon
and Russell has it been less favorable.
Stands are universally reported good
and better than last year. Plant form
ing, blooming and boilirg well. Labor
ers are working well, and aro very for
ward iu farm work. The present con
dition is good, and promises better than
last year. There is nothing unfavorable,
but need of rain in a few counties in
eahi'y lands.
Mississippi. Fifty-six replies from
nineteen counties. Weather has
been generally seasonable, and uni
versally repcrtad moro favorable
than last year. The plant is form
ing, biooming and boiling well in
all counties except Itawam'a, Lowndes
and Newton. In these threesome com
plaints 01 a weedy growth to the plant,
caused by too much rain in heavy lands.
Labor is as good as can be desired, all
working well. The present condition of
the crop is good, and more promising
than last year. The favorable circum
stances aro better cultivation, more ef
ficient labor, and farm work more ad
van ced than last year. The unfavora
ble are weedy growth (noted above),
want of rain in some small sections of
sandy lands, and a few boll-worms re
ported in Jasper county.
On! vpt ton Department.
Texas. JIave received one hundred
and thirty-three replies from seventy
one counties, embracing a period be
tween the fifteenth of June and fifteenth
of July. Forty replies report the weath
er as dry; Sfty-five very hot, and thirty
eight favorable. Sixty-one replies report
the weather more favorable up to this
period than during the same timn last
year; seventy-five letters reported less
favorable, while twenty-eeven say about
the same. Twenty-3oven of our responses
report good star-Is; thirty-five better
than last year; twenty-five not as good
a3 last year, anu forty-six report about
tho same. One hundred and six replies
say that the plant is forming, blooming
t;nd boiling well, while twenty-seven
report the plant smell and backward,
and not a', promising as at thi3 time last
season. Our replies indicate that labor
is much moro efficient and reliable, than
in any previous yenr; sixty-three repiiea
that tho present condition of tho crc j is
better than 'ast yerr; twenty-six report
not as good, auU forty-four :be same. In
all sections of the Slate the plant is mm h
smaller and considered from one to three
weeks later than the same time last saa
son. There is a general complaint of dry.
weather, only a few localities having
been visited with sufficient rain.
CliEIsTiAS BROTHEBS'
OOIjXiEG-S.
StemriblSa .... Xeuuessco
"JUIIS Institution wl.l re-open its classes on
SEPTEMBER 1, 1S75.
For Terms of Board, Tuition, etc. Address
anl iittO. MAUHKMAN. President.
MEMPHIS & Dii AltLESTOH
CHANGE OF SCHEDULE.
N AND AFTER SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 1S76,
Leaves.
. 10:30 a.m
Arrives.
IIS 5 a.m
11:23 p.m
Mall train, dally
Express train, dally
3 -.40 a.m
homervi lie train, daily (ex
cept Sundays) .. ... 4:50p.m 81)5 a.m
No change of cars between Memphis and
Bristol, and only one change of cars to Waish
lngton.
Close connection for all points east and
southeast.
Sleeping coaches on all night trains.
Ticket office 278 Main street.
W. J. ROSS, Gen'l Snpt.
tost B. Dunn, Ticket Agent. myZl
NOTICE,
TO BRIDGE BUILDERS.
SEALED PROPOSALS will be received at
the office of J. J. Bushy & Co 270 Fiont
stiei l, city of Memphis, by the undersigned,
unm tupjsuai, auuusi iu, isio, ai noon,
for iurnishlug the material and building a
ilridse Across lUg Cretlt,
ou the county road from Woodstock, Teun., to
the Cuba road, where said road crosses the
creek on tho line between the lands of Polk
and William Sieler and J J. Busby.
Plans and (.peel ileal Ions can be seen it tho
omce of J. J. Busby & Co., as above.
J. .1. S1GLER.
JNO. JOHNSON,
J. .1. BUSBY,
July 21, 1S73. .ommisslonei"
CONSOUDATiON,"
THE White River Valley and Texan Rail
road Company havlnc consolidated with
the Momphls and Kansas City Railroad Com.
Sany, gives to the latter Company a considera
te Increase of its capital stock, and It is ex
pected that the work of clearing off and Grad
ing (be road will be commenced at an early
day, bids for that purpose having been made
ut me company, i ne unaereignea is still re
ceiving subscriptions In Arkansas Lands, for
which the company Is paying from two to
nvo uoiiara per ncro, as uereioiore puDiisnea
Now is the time to subscribe lands, bofore
tuny are assessed for 1875.
Remember, all taxes cease from date nr mh.
scrlption. AI'. communications addressed to
ino undersigned, care Adams fe Dixon, No.U
Madison street. Memphis. Tenn.. will receive
prompt aiienuon. i. XI. iicuivv Y ,
abK-Tiption AEPtttM.i K.i It. n.Cn
G. H. KOLST.
T. W. HOIST.
V3c
1UNDEETAKESS,
3!20 ailN St., op. t'tnUody Hotel.
Always on hand, a large assortment of Me
tallic Cates and Caskets and Wood Coffins cf
every description.
Ardors by telegraph
Cases shipped C. O. D.
promptly Sited, and
VIRGINIA FfiMALB INSTITUTE,
STAUSTO.V, VA.
Rev . R. H. PHILLIPS, A. M., Principal.
Miss E. Floresce Phillips, 1 In charge of
Miss Annie S. Pabean, J the family.
The 31st Annual Session will commence Sep
tember 1, 1S75. TUs Principal will bs assisted
by a full corps of officers suitable for a first,
cfais school. Terms reduced to cash basi s and
very moderate. For Catalogue, adttre-s the
Principal. Jy31 eod.iw
TO MEEGHANTS m BANKERS,
RIENDS You can have your Letter
Heads. Envelopes, Check Books, Bill
Heads anu otner
IP 3FL 1 3XT "J? 21 3NT CSr
done as cheap, here in HEHl'IJIS ai in ST
LOUIS or Nh.W YORK.
I will duplicate any order, lorany quantity,
and guarantee as good paper, as any house in
the United States. Let us all support home
enterpnies.
Jol) Printer and Dookbinder,
KO. 15 COURT STKEET.
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA,
SBMUCK LAW LKOTDRCX-nine weeks
will be; 1 1 15th July.lSTj, and end lath Septem
ber. Have proved of signal nse. 1st-to stu
dents designing to pumia their ttudies ai this
or other law school; 2d to those who propose
to study privately; 3d to young practitioners
who have not had the advantage ol system.
p'ic instruction. For circular upplv (P. O.
I nlverslty or a.) to JOHN B. MINOR, Prof.
Com. and Stat. Law. .'nl6
If
2o0 Packages New-shore Mackerel nr.1!
DrleJ HerrlDpg.
150 Tubs choice creamery dairy butler.
160 bbls nwclio eo family Hour.
50 boxes new Sew York cream cheese.
for sale low at
6, A. EiESRLY'S,
Cor. Front and Union Street?, Memphis.
MABCUS JOKES,
-DEALER IN-
W1NDOW SHADES, AND
DECORATIVE PAPER HANGINGS.
rrillE Largest Stock of these goods In the
1 bouth, aud selling aa cheap as any other
house. Call and examine goods and prices at
my eld stand,
396 1-g Second Street.
I. D. CONAWAY,
Beal E3tate and Collecting Agent
So. 10 51 cull ft 011 St., HOBiphJs, Teun.
A LIi business Intrusted to me will receive
prompt attention. Charges always rea
onable. Refers by permission to Col. W. L. Vance,
R. A. Parker, Cashier Bank Commerce;
F. M. Nelson, Secretary Hernando Insurance
Co.; B. C. Daniels, President State National
Bank; Henry J. Lynn, Secretary llemphls
Fire Insurance Co.; Stanton & Uoore, grocer
and cnmnr.lEsi.on merchant donl
ST. MARY'S
FOR YOUNG
SCHOOL
LADIES.
(THIRD YE4.B.)
Under tho Charge of the Sisters- of St. Mary
JiOM. 302 and 354 Poplar Street.
The School will open ou Tuesday, Septem
ber lltn. For circulars, etc., apply to the Sla
ter Superior.
ttclerences-nt. Eev. C. T. Qulntard, Rev.
Geo. White, P. D.; Rev. Janies Ca aichael,
Rev. Geo. C. Harris.
BEER PARK HOTEL,
Baltimore and Ohio Sailroad,
WILL OPEN JUNE 21, IS75.
JOWH IJAILllY . Kanniter,
(Formerly of Ulades Hotel, Oakland).
268 SEOXI STREET,
Opposite Court SqnnR.
m repairing,
PLANTERS can have their Gin Saws Filed
L in the best possible way, and their Gins
thoroughly overhauled aud put in No. 1 order,
by B. W. HICKMAN. He can also furnish the
old-style Horse-Power of the best timber, with
Iron bandwheel shaft. Builds Gins, Gin
Feeders, Llnters, and Filing Machines to
order. Can furnish almost any variety of Gin
material. A few second-hand Gins for sale.
Fur further particulars inquire of
B.W. HICKMAN,
Jyl7 No. 666 Main St., Memphis, Tenn.
-AND-
P
17
At St. Loais and New Yotk Price,
RRBPAFBB-UOD'fOn
No. 15 Court MeinpfeAl
I0STOLE SPRINGS.
PARTIES AND FAMILIES DESIRING TO
visit Montvale Springs, can have
LOW SPECIAL BATES,
by sending number and ages of children, etc
Address lor pamphlet and terms,
JOSEPH L. KING,
1y7 Montvale Springs, East Tennessee
CHEGARAY INSTITUTE
FOR YOUNG LADIES AND MISSES.
Boarding aud Day School ; Latin, English nnd
French. French Is the language of the family
31 AIJA.JIK n'UEBVILL?,
1.127 .fc 1.VJ9 KfUVCK ST- IMllla.. Pa..
Mrs. Cntlibart'g Boardiug nnd Day
School for Yonng Ladies,
ST. LOUIS, MO.
fjiHE Principal would announce to her
X friends and patrons of the south and
8outln.re.H-, that this institution wi.l le open
on Monday, September 13th, in inev and
commodious bulM.ng, Sixteenth and I'ine
streets. St. Louis. This uu'ldlng, known as
the City University, has been remodeled and
fitted op, making it one of the fluost school
buildings in the west. MaDy facilities havo
been added and the school may now be coa
Eideiedcomp'eteln ail its departments. Ref
erences can bo given In all the western aud
southwesternHt les.
Addrst for catalogues and informa.tlon,
MRS. EUGENIA CUTHBERT St Spills,
ESTABLISHED 1810.
I. & J. STEELE & CG
GROCERS & BOTTON FACTOES,
No. 1 Exchange Building, '
ICS Front Street I : Memphis, Tenn.
ARE prepared to handle WHEAT on com
mission. Sacks furnished on orders.
LARGE FIRST - CLASS FIKE AND
BURGLAR-I'KOOF SAFE
FOR SALE, at great reduction from cost.
Hall's patent vault with bu'glar-proof
combination iockm, iu prreLoiui,wuwo
measure 6 by i feet, and 3 feet depth; in
side measure 5 by 4 feet, and 18 Inches depth.
Suitable for first-class bunker, or for papers,
linnirn nnd records of the courts and officers of
a county.
Terms easy.
lyis
HENRY G. SMITH.
OfilVEBSITYJFVIESffllA
OPENS October 1; continues through nine
months. It Is organized in schools on the
elective system, with full courses in Classics,
Literature, Science (with practice in Chemical
Chairman, P. O. University of Virginia, Albe-
amrlc County, Virginia.
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STAU3T0H FEMALE 8BHTOARY.
r.t .J.I. MILLER, A. M., Principal.
Prof. E. l ouis Ide (late of Virginia Female
Institute), Pri' cipal Music I'epartment, with
12 addil'oual teachers and officers, hxpenses
very xeasonablt; extravagance in drets pro
hibited; flist-clawo board; instruction thor
ough ; location the best In Staunton.
Send for Catalogue, -with ut of buildings
and terms, to J . I. MiLLfcJt, Staunton. a.
CLOSING
BIiACK j&.lSrjD
. Mi
M Jill
We -will this week olier sucli special Imrgalos Iu
PLAIN BLACK GKENADINSS,
PLAID BLACK GRENADINES,
BROCKE STRIPED BLACK GRENADINES,
FANCY STRIPED AND PLAIN COLOR SD GKENADINE3,
as were sever before oit'isrcil the Memphis public.
Sow Is n Kood opportnully to iinirrtisce tbe most attractive or Hummer Fnb
rlci for a mere trllle, as tliey 'Kill tie sold rfxtiTiIIesK of wortli or cost.
B. LOWENSTEIN & BROS., 242,
A. C. TREAD Yi:LI . A Ii. TREAD Vf'ELL. B. B, TREADWEL
COTTON
B. K. FTA-IN.
V. A. WII.I.IAM3.
MANUFACTURERS .OV
ASH, BfJIBS km I
Cffioa and Factory 358 and 3C0 Second Street,
Flooring, Mantels, Mouldings, Cvili.;, '.ttk -Work, Well TuUns, Door and Window
Frames, Weatherboarding, Base tJoard-., '!.'. iag. shelving and Counters, Scroll Worli, N'ewel
Posts, liallustcrs anu Fet c PicSeU; l ti.ids of jumber, roush and dresped; IiatU and
Suingles. Framing lumber sawed to oidt-r ou snort notice'.
Hn2 tnr onr ront3ii l.tlt ui.il srlv.n
FURMORE, GARITS, ETC, - AT COST,
In order to reduco our bUy;t previous to oar annual stock-taking la Tcly, T7e -will se ;
FOEKIT0SS, SAEPBTS, ETC., I? COST FOB CASH,
This is an opportunity Un tho?e wanting 11 rat-class goods in our 11 u to puriiiaia at leu orices
than was ever oHered in this city.
STOCK COMPXiBXS IN
BBTiSON
fill m f 1 1 mm mm
mmw w el
SBIGDLTDE&L fflPLEBINTS AND MACHiNBRY
GDLLETT SLEEL BRUSH GINS,
COTrON BI.00.tt LIGHT DRAFT GINS,
FEED CDT1EKS,
BRADFORD'S GRIST MILLS,
mmw MILLS MID BVAFOEATOBS.
Wos. SI e& Si SVoiat Si.s MessapMs Tenia,
O0TTOM FAGTOBS
Wholesale
371 & S?: mAKN
10
NEEDLE COT'i'OS GfSS.
WIUGUT'8 COTTON I'RKSd.
FAfnBAKJl'SC41.32S,
t !t!&
WHITE,
UMSTAFF
299 Mai h ant! grout fcaiM Ivnzphiu. Teiu.
M. U MEACHAtl.
J.K. POSTON,
u m m m mm i &m
WHOLESALE SE05EES, SILT km HUL A8BHTS.
No. 9 UNION STREET, -Memphis, Teas.
CWMr. W. T. BO WD RE HAH CHAP.GE
COTTON GINS
HOLD BY
TAYLOR, RABFO&B s CO.,
Vio. :IS9 Front Street, McinpIslK
WlNfUIl"S improved Gin. Price, E 50 per kaw.
WINSHIP'rt Hand, Horse and Steam Power Presses. Prices from J110 toSMO.
And BROOlS' celebrated Press. Unui
OUT SALE
0OIjO3.23I,
lull
211 and 2IG Mai at a. Jefferson.
-OQStJ
SV3SY D SPAETMS ITO .
Sz, OA
111
rSERIfJ H025E EXSISES,
COTTON PRESSES,
TEN3ESSEE PLANTATION WAGONS,
MARVIN'S FIRE-PROOF SAFES,
Grocers.
T., SESSaEPHIS.
- etel& Saws, S.0.3
2 2. luck tiiiiYZ, $5.
ASIE' FOISES.
STESAUS'" fiSIfigf MILS.g,
ftVUBES and I.CATUCR HEL.T.
A. W. ROlliirh.
,MEA'."E4Jt.
OP- THIS COTTON DEPARTMEWT."tta
am'd PISESSBg !
UeltinK on Iinuil. Jyll j
iiui),
o
Clotng
r
lOlHSVIIJ.B & SASEVILi:
ssbat somms railroad
SCHEDULi:.
Expreos train 1-aves daily (except
feundaiS) at.. o-JO a.i
Mall trhin lenvoe ati,y..... lllia.m
Accommodation iim leaves dolly
lunau)sexoepted) ........ 5iO pja
Pullman Palace Sleeplng-Cars on all nlphl
trains. "
For tickets or InformaMon apply fit
Ticiet OSce, So. 2S7 Main Street,
JOHH T. FliYNN.auptUsmphU Dlv
jAMRHPBO.TIcSet Aucnt.
COTTON PRESS FACTORY,
HO. 122 LIXDE.1 STKEET,
MEMPHIS, TKNN.
WROUGHT IR0N7CREW PRESS.
riillL-i PRESS Is now it- use in six States. It
X has stood the test ot tlve years and is
abundantly proven to ho the most durable,
convenient and reliable one ever introduced.
It is made to run by hand, horse or steam
power. I alio manufacture th CHEEK COT
TON STALK CRUSHER, which for tlearlDg
oil' tho old stalk is Invaluable to tbe planter.
All orders foreithe- Press or Crusher must be
addressed to Porter, Taylor ft Co., No.S5Union
street, Memphis, Tenn. M. D. CHEEK,
Jy8 jo. i:s Hernando street, Memphis.
ST. LtlWi I. AW KCHOOMLaw Depart
ment of Washington University). The
regular annual term oi this Law School will
open :i Wednesday, October IS, 1875. Full
course, - wo terms, six months each. Students
admitted to the Senior Class, on examination,
by application on or beforo October 12th. Tu
ition, iX) tii st year, S-JO second year, Including
use of Library. For paiticnlars address
O. M STEWART, Dean or Law Faculty,
JylSeod 2J3 N. Third St.. St. LouIk. Mo.
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cated on the Ik, C. & L. R. R. it, miles from
Louisville; aUords rare advantages to persons
having daughters to educate. Apply for cata
logue? to W. S. tjl LINER, President,
ii 17 e-xl Eminence. Ky.
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rpHEThirty-Fifth fesion opens on October
1 4.l"5 lerms lor Full Course, 83. For
circulars and particulars address tbe Dean,
JOHN S. MOORE, M. D.,
ly23eod 603 Wo. nut street, SU Louis, Mo.
SHERIFF'S SALE
OF
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,
That by virtue of two writs of venditioni
exponas to me directed from tbe Honorable
First circuit Court ot BhelDy county, Ten
nessee, in tbe case of L. E Wrighc versus B.
J. Eddlns, Judgments rendered on the 13d day
ot Maich,ls75, for the aggregate sum of four
hundred and twenty-live dollars and sixty
four cents with Interest and cost of suit, to
satisfy said Judgment, etc., I will on
Tue&daj, tiia 17th daj ot Angus', ' 875,
in tonal hours, in front of the courthouse
Memphis, Tennessee, proceed to sell, to the
highest bidder, for cash, tho following de
scribed property, to-wit:
Lot No. 5. ol block 35, of W. D. Dunn's sub
division, tronting on Dubose avenue, situated
in the city of Memphis, wbelby county. Ten
nessee, 52 feet from and 75 feet deep, contain
ing a uoe. Lot No. 17, according to the plan
of subdivision of the W. D. Dunn lands, situ
ated in the city of Memphis, Shelby county,
Tennea.ce, on South side or Spring street, 112
feet front and -U0 feet deep, containing a
double tenement house Loi No. 3. of block
35. of the W. D. Dunn subdivision, tronting ou
Walnutstrtet, situated in the city of Mem
phis, Sbeloy county, Tennessee, fitly feet
front 98 feet deep, containing a bonce.
Levied on as tne property of defendant, B.
J.Eddins, to satisfy said judgments interest
and osLs.
C. L. ANDERSON,
Sheriff of -helby county, Tenn.
Memphis, loth day of July. 1875. JyZi
OF
EEA1 ISTATi
0a ISaturtlay, Angnst 7, 1875.
No 38S2. In the Second Chancery ..Court ol
Shelby county, Tennessee J. J. Mhoon,
guardian, etc., vs. Annie Abercrombie, et al.
BY virtue of an order of le made In this
caufo. on July Ii, 1875, mlnnte book 6, pages
3M and X9. 1 will sell, al public auction, to iht
highest bidder, within legal hours, in lront or
the county court h-mse, corner Main and Pop
lar streets, city of Memphis, Tenncsse,
Saturday, Angnst 7, 1375,
the following described real estate 'o-wit : Be
ginnngon W. Hardin's south lint, 84 chains
west of his southeast corner, running thence
socthwardiy oa a hue parallel with ine east
line -f 5J-icre tract b-Ionging to Annie Aber
cromole to the nortneasi bank ot Cypress
creek, thence down said creek with its mean
de-ings to its intersection with said Hardin's
south line, thence east with said ilardlu'tj
so'ith line 15 chains to the beginrfng, con
taining lt;4 H--res more or less, being th-i west
por-.t'.n ol 1.1.; - ill Annlo Abercron"'ie's
acie tract, situate, lying and being la the
couuiyot Shelby, Tennessee.
Terms of Sale One-third cah, balance In U
and 1 months, notes with approved secirity.
Lien retained, redemption barred.
TMs July 14, 1S75.
M. U. U bTKWAKT, Clerked Ma..ler.
By Geo. Mallery, D. C. and M.
C. W. frVazer.K. 1. torComplnlnant. iyl3
Onler of Publication.
No 3NS2v-;In the Second Chf-neery Conrt ot
.-i,viuy wnuuiy, iencwee.-j. j. ainoon
Annie Aleicrombli-, et al.
OnJi'iy5, 1875, upon motion ar.d retn.u of
the sheriff on scl. fa., it belua made to appear
to tie court that Jeremiah Weluonand others
unknown, who are the heirs of R. Wcldon, oo
ceased, are non-resident of the State of Ten
nesep, it was ordered that publication be
made for said heirs to ap jr.r utid show .-mse
etc.
It is 'tiPrefore ordered, That the said Jere
1 liah nutdonand other heirs ot it. Veldo-i,
deceased, who are unknown, mate their ap
pearance herein, at the courthouse otthe Sec
ond Chancery Court ol Shelby county, Ten
nessee, in the city or Memphis, Tennessee, on
or berore the first Monday iu September, 1875,
and show cause, it any thty have, why Judg
ment should not be rendered and lieu re
tained on the land purchased by p. J. O'Neal
and R. Weldon, under proceedings in this
cause, should uot bo enforced, and that a
copy of this order be published once a
week, ror r.iur successive weeks, iu the Mem
phis Appeal. This July 12th, 1875.
M. o. L. bTEW ART, Clerk and Master.
A copy Attest:
By Geo. Mnllerv. D. C. and M. nov23
C. W. Krazer. Sol, for Compl't. Jyl3
Order of Publication.
No :;;i.-in the Stcond Chancery Court of
Shelby county, Teunece.-U. H. Townsend
ciecuior 01 u. r. .ewly vs. J. F. McKln-
ney, J. W. McKlnuey aLd J. F. Frank.
It appearing from the returns or sheriff on
original and alia scl la, that the derendant,
conn" JlcKlnuey Ls not to ue found in this
It is therefore ordered by the Clerk and
Master, that she make her appearance here
in, at the courthouse of the Second Chan
cery Court or Shelby County, m tho city
or Memphis, Tennessee, on or before the
nrst Monday In September, 1875, and show
cause If any she have why this bult should
not be revived against her as administratrix
or J. W. McKlnney, deceased, and that
a copy of this order be published once
a week, for tour successive weeks in the
Memphis Appeal. This2d day or Aunu.st.lS75.
M. I). L. STEWART, Clerk and Ms-ter.
By Geo. Mallery, D and M.
Estes & Eliett, sols for coinpi't. au3
CHANCERY SALE
-ar-
On Saturday, Agust 2S, lajj.
No. 111. In the Second Cii.-rccrv
Shelby County, Tennessee I . . t
Catherine Kaiser.
BY virtue of an order of saie r - ' t .1
cause, on the 2il rj Jiiur, .s 1 , p.
2ii ami 211, 1 will kell at public ar. u. .:
hlehest bidder, within legal b r.i . c . .
tbe county courthonse, con.- ' c
Poplar streets, Memphis, Te-it-i ,oa
Saturday, Aug st ;2?, i??5,
the following described real estite. or o c- - s
thereof at may bo necessary t- -a l
Judgm-ut licretn.to wit: slinj-i -o --.i .
county, State or Tennessee, on "h
corner or Fourta and Kerr stree
being 71 reel front on Fourth st rr. -
feet ou Kerr street.
Terms of Sale On a credit of 1
note with approved security, -j c
equity or redemption barret!.
I'hls July 1875.
M. D. L. STEWART, Clerk ad Mstc;
By George Mallery, Deputy ". a -c
W olker Horrlgan. Att'ys.
AOIICE 191 BlSHUl'PTt X
In the District Conrtof the I mtrd s---r f
the District of W-sl Xennew-i- - i"
ter or T. S. Jukes. Baukrup' 10
ruptcy.
To the Creditors or aid Banitrupr
rpAKE NOTICE, That 1 have tl.td ci '
X accounts as assignee of the
Kankiupt, in slid Court, and itu' -day
or August, next, 1 shall app-
Court for the settl'ment or my a--, w
discharge from all liability an as--' f
estate, m accordance wlt'j tu-- pi -the
28th section or tbe act o;'Co..
'An act to cstablisu a uni;;u
bankruptcy throughout the I'
approved March 2, ls7.
Jy31 T. L- Rl-iv
CHANCERY SALT
O?
On Saturday, Angst :, 1
No. 227. In the Second Chancery Tc-'-t -r
Shelby county, Tennessee John J- -z
alvs. MaryGlancey.exeiutri-;. r
BY virtue of an order or sale ma le vo -
cause on 5th r May, l7o, m ou." -page
143, etc . 1 will sell at politic au.
the highest bidder, within legal hiu s, -x t
or the county courthouse, c-iner a 02
Poplar streets, city of Menpbts, r -j
Satnrday, A"gast i, ls7c,
the following described real estitr- -o-w
Situated, IyiDg and belcg in the 1
Shelby ana State of Teuucf-.-e. -ir t
or McmpbLs. viz.: Onelo tro-i'.i- ; - t
Row, In said cliy, "teet. an-i ruu, - -
113 feet to Cente" Alley, and upon
sltuatr-t two br.ck and one iramc ; 3
and same lot now occupied by drft-uJUc . .
the corner of Jackson street and P ..- i v;
and known by Its home No. as i -t
Terms of Sale Cash.
M. D. L. STEWART, CP rk and Ma. cr
A copy Attest :
By Geo. Mallery, D. C - nil M.
Ganti A McDowell, Sols. lot ( om;' '
-OF
On Saturday, Angnst 7, 187 5.
No. 123S.- In the Second Cha r -v c'
Shelby county, Tenne' .- J . . w a
et al., vs. J. F. Sellers, et al.
BY virtue of au order of saie .-i .
above c- i, onJub 5 H"5 .
6,pagts316and -l'.l r,:i!sei. a. , c
Uon, to tht highest biu-.r. on
Saturday, August 7, 1 4 75,
within legal hours in fionf r-f cs.y
courthouse corner Main and Pop oa,
M eraphis. Tennessee, the folio ? c il
real estate, to-wlt. In the rHy i: .
county or Shelby and Stale ot V-1. 3
described as follows: Lot si: r, a
South Memphis, beginning st the av o
of the east side ot the atlej , b' -r q
and Shelby streets, with the v( '
Trezevant street, and rnunit 1 - -c
ward with the north side ol n-z ir tr
50 feet, thence northward at right aag . - c
Trezevant street 15u feet, tnen. e tr ,-,
feet to east side of said alley, t- ar s..--ward
with east sido of the alley l"o
beginning.
Terms cf Sale On a credit 01 s. x r o- .,
purchaser executing note bea. .c c r
fiom date of sate, with approved --ccar.iv - j
letatned, redemption barred.
This July 12, 1S75.
M. D. L. STEWART, Clerk and Mcstc-
By Geo. Mallery, D. '. rjid M .
Meriwether & Scales, Sols, f.r t i
OF
Real Estate,
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEKEin oil'
That by virtue of a vendit on . tpt - .
me directed from tne Homirab'e -c - ?
cult Court of Snelby county, I
the case of Robert Peplow vs. 1 1 .;at
gan, Judgment rendered on tne iMj
1872, for the sum of si hundred ant) rei-i
nine dollars, with interest and o &
to satisfy said Judgment, etc., t w
Friday, tho 20lh Bay of August, 187.1,
in legal hours. In front of the coc?-, e.
Memphis, Tennessee, proceed t. j
highest bidder, for cash, the .0 I r. .
cnbed property, to-wit:
The undivided interest of Ti.om.as- .:ri xt
in and to 155 acres of Jos. Kimble -. a
survey in Section 1, Range 7,Sbe.by -
Tennessee, besinnir gat a stake on t c b
east tank of Nonconnah creek.scuiiiw
ner of bildge across said creek o-j 03
Roost roa 1, at a pot of the old
thence down thetoutbeast bank or mvj k
40 chains to the intersection ot sdd oar
the south line of Jas. Kimble's 25t0-a-re y
No 10S; thence west 2U chains ar.d iO ic u ' ,
the southeast cotnr of asufcdivis;-: . - J
2580-acre tract, thence north 51 cna.es csj )
links to a stake in the center n j r- -c
thence with thecenteror said r ial na'ti
east across said b ldge ono chain and - '.a
to the bOiinnlng.as described m t .ox -' fnr
1, page 581, etc. In Register's efflt-e, ,-j
county, subjeci to a homesteal asdrscricco q
declaration of defendant Carrigan , d c:ioU .
page 118, in Register's office, Shc;V, c
Tennessee, including about eiglnees. t -more
or less.
Levied -on as the property of if. r.a.-.xx'
Thomas Carrigan, to satltfy sail
Interest and costs.
C. L. ANDERSON
Sherlrl of Shelby coi -jty T
By W. D. Cannon, I). S.
Memphls,21th day or July, 1S7'
P. J. Mulvihlll, attorney for p!"n ff. 1 Z3
NOTICE IS BXXZIRVFJCY
In the District Court or the United siiu
the District of West Tenne-s. o.io
ter '.r Roger Madison, Bxnkrup' . '
ruptcy.
TotheCredltoisol said Bankrap
rpAKE NOTICE, That j geneia. meet
X the creditors ot said baiikro v
at the ottlce or T.J. Latham, 1. 1 . k. :
Banxruptcy forsald District, at in.j -j
S5t Second street, on the 13th day ..t v
1875, at 11 o'clock a.m., for tbe purptr
ciar.ng a first anu final di .idebd
I also give notice 1 hat I have 1)1 x-
accounts as ass'-rnee of the es .1
bankrupt, ;n fau Court, and tba' out.
day o. August, neft. 1 shall ai.,
'"oun tor the Eettlemect ot m 1 c- 1
u discharge '10m ail liability a-.
said es ate, in accordance with ... c
oi the itu Miction or an act - i iocs.
imeu An act. to establish a uciro-i. .
ot banimptc throughout tht laiiai -approved
March 2. ls7.
JyJisa 1. N. bSOWUim. As
SUIHK IS BtSKK&l"(i.
In the O'f-'ict Court of rhe Uni . -at-T
too Di.-t).-: or Wont Ten- ve. -
ter or faylor A Duff-n.of '-:eui r..-,
'.upts. Jn Baukfupvc-y.
TiaEcndersisneduerebyelve o t r
, appointment aa assignee or Ta
Dnflin, ol Memphis, Shelby con
see. FReO.T. ANDEIte O .
Memphis. Julj vx, !S7."
! KOX1CE IN HAMXLKl'tI, T.
; la the District C.rart -f tne i:mu - .
I the District of West e:-te- eo -la 1 -
ter of Louis Led h .ckrurt.- j. 1
rnntrr.
To the creditors of said bankrupt
rpAKE NOTICE, that a generti -
X the creditors of the said bai.fcrn. c
held at the office of T. J.Latham l j '
ter in Bankruptcy for said disfr 1
phis, No 35-1 fcecond street, ou'ti
Angust,1875,at 11 o clock, a.m.. for jf ,
of declaring a first and final divide -
I also give you notice that ! hav. .
final accouniM as assignee or tbe os'j.
said bankrupt, in raid Court, ar.d .a-"
1st day o' August, next, 1 nail apt. j
Court for the settlement of toy .j
and for a discharge from ail li -slgneeor
sa.d esta1e, in aecordun . 0 .
provisions or the 2eth section f ,
Congress, entitled " An act to erao
form system of Bankrurtcy throu
United States," approved March j.
,, O. WUOLDKIDGN v ri
tra No. t M no m - .
Administrator's Notice.
BA VINO taken out Utters of 1
tiou upon the estate of (.bar . .
deceased, all perots having eta. , H c
said estate are htreby uotifieS to rrc
p.rEerii" Probated. either to the n. -
Of fflA -ilnt. la'&n. 1 . . ..... " v
, cf
, , . CUJU1C unege, ac ,
Memphis, Tennessee, or to -..
city, within the lime prescribe.!
same shall be foreer barred a" s ,
debted to said estate will pa 8rr I ,
anJ settle at once
HARRIET N.COLLIN
J. H. BARTON, AUnj a
MKMPHI3, TBNjt.. Joiy au, IhTS.
KOTICE IS HANKRtl-r. y
In the District Court or the United sta.,
the District or West Tennessee -To
terorJno.Markey.orMemphls.iJaun.
In Bankruptcy.
T'HE undersigneil hereby gives nr- f
. appointment as assignee or Jno
Memphis, Shelby county, Tennesee
u. WOOLDRliMili' 1
Memphla,July28,lif75. i
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