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2&KXFIU3 AND LOUISVILLE.
Kxprco train leetvca dally (except Ebd
U. ;itl.?im.; !mi train loaves dally at
. H.m ; Brownsville Accommodation
1.-4 i htrMdMly at 5:00 p.m.
ixsjiot at hdof Mam street,
Ti-kUaee, No. an iiaJa etree-t, corner o.
MKXPHlfl AND CHARLESTON.
M trslB, dslly, at to .Jo a.m.; Kxprew, dal.
!jr, t J : a.m. ; Hoiaervli;e trlu .dally (exwpl
, :.'.y), atip.:i..
Mail, every Syat 11 Ji.m.: Express, dUy,
" p.m.; Somervllie train, dully (except
.MiaKimiPPl AND TENNESSEE
New Orieatu Mall (everyday), at IO0 p.m.
Kxpreas, daily (Sandnyn excepted), at BrlSajn.
Freight and ftcootsmixlaliou. daily (Bdnd&yi
New Orleani itatl (everyday), at 2 pjn.
S.rprm, dliyundfiys excepted), at 4 :t5 pjn.
r-e.gbt and wwmnHKlkUou, dally (Sundays
lienor at foot if Main rtrset.
r; l. Wifflce, No. SS7 Miln street corner ol
I'ADUCAH AND MJCMPHIB.
M Ml and Kreljlit, hi aja.
"ail mm( Freight, a' 4:16 p.m.
, ' i' nwU and freight truui leaven Covington
. ! ... nrni al7ajn. and moras toCovmg-
t . l 7 -jj, pj2i.
,.fr!rJ leaving Memphis will Hart from
' .nrrlteri Warehow.
KXKPH1H AND UTILE ROCK.
'h i revnry day), at 1:P. a.m. Freight and
. uurcr :uon at 8 p.m.
". . Very da ), 1 uKvllie depot a 2:35
'"r-lght and v. a,.,,,, .:tlot, Mondays,
W.ilneadays and Fridays at 5 am,
' ;iln'-i'ai on :natl train.
T Kt-O'!lol, NO. Tftrnnr Madlwin) nnd
No " and Lonisville depot.
PNAXr.E AND TK1DE.
T is banks continue to report the
mot complete quietude; it had been ex
1 eted that by this time a heavy call for
.Diuuey would haveset in, Lutthe plant
ers have, thie eeason, eo many resources
w ithin UienifaelYes, that their purchases
f fpl tor etook and of family supplies
ar lelow what hiD been usual, and they
si to ;hat extent independent of ad
- ances. Exchange thowa little move
'uent, and continued to quote at former
:iir. OulJ in New York remained at
up to noon ; here brokers were ctTer
!cs IllJi:ij. The following, from the
. v Orleana Picaunc of Suudsy, is of
.r.:.-rtht to bank shareholders: "We ro
t arn that the United Btatea re-
wr of the New Orleans National
v U'i'-rtheii ftructions of the comptroller
f the currency, to enforce the personal
'i:iity of the stockholders to the full
t -.t i;t of the par value of their shares
Ujat io Ui.rty dollars pur fcbare. K thu
.ui'-ition is not paid up ag:te-!jiy to !
- 'M..; use receivrr will be compelled to
jiu liecce ?uit fir the amount. The
f-rMjnal liability provision of the
i.;i!i',i:al Linking law "vtta at Que time
?ariUd as s matter of minor import
i. i"f to f-harehoid'-rs, who piid very
. .'(- otteiition lo liie supijestion that
imebt a. eooj' iuture period be as
u. saeu tur tieSciecciee, and ttiat in case
"f ii:-o'veicy thf y m'pht not only lose
o wiiole aaioutii ol meir investment,
ii I e called on for as much more, if
t iuire I, to pay the Indebtedness of the
..iiiiiuuon. Butinthe few failures of
i.a'i iUH' banks in our city, stockholders
have l)ceu tauicht a lesson on this eub
t w hich they will not readily forget
i i . on which inculcate closer atten-
r. by directors aud la j,3 stockholders
. t-e details of the uusinws of the con
rn than ii re :erai!y rendered by
.'icr, wtri ' oMidentiy plaee unlimited
lrui iu the principal oilicers." We quote
e.is:uy couuty tenp at toigft i ; lire anil
pniic w-ak at 60(,8S; t-cbool notes 99;
Htate notes 79!W; Bjuk of Tent eee,
now LisHe,20. A dealer sold S1400 lire
and police warrants at 90J.
The cotton market waa languid
with a alight iniuirv. which caused
troM?rs to be lees peremptory in their
."e;:!Ss, althoutch Liverpool showed i
aii .rtiice, but New York futures were
iwtr. Ttiere was rgaiii great anxiety
:. th- suhjct of tlie dreaded overflow
" i river, but a very line day, with a
t'i.nulaltrg and drying wind, caused
t .js in expect ce.-i3atinn of wet weath-
: . .'id with no more rain the case is not
if-i, : ate. The c'cjicg telegram1) were
a- ijliows: New Yoik easier; middling,
hiles, d-li bales. New Orleans
'i .et at 14i-:; sales, 75 bales; receipts,
4-l hal-8. Liverpool upward teuden-
v st "Jd; Orleaw, 7Jd. Havsnuab,
-; Mobile. 14Jc; Charleston, lic;
(Julveston,13c; Wilmington, 14Jc; lial-ttii!-,re,
14jc; Norfolk, 13; BoMtou,
4; Aagusra, 13J j. Gold r.t Ne York,
t'.ree o'cto-k, . The cflijial quota
it .h remain unchanged as follows:
d:ury 52 -1
u -ol ordinary ISJiQ
iiaddlint!.... ....11 J
au i midillng 15J461f
Ihe market wa9 steady and un
c ia!ir ed ; ssle?, 50 bel03.
Tbt- following were the changes in
N u York future:
.. 14 7-ii:"j
D i- Gijer
Ja. r t.y..
Hull 1 32
HJirtll IS 32
1)11 I'M 6
Kalee 3460; opened firmer, closed
steady at decline.
Liverpool arrivale. Arrivals Jd high
er uust and September deliveries
;n --avaimah or Charleston 1. m. c,
7 ; Rpptemher and October ditto,
: m. e , 7 5-16.': October and November
ditto, i. m. c, 7J.
P.eipwattbe United States seaports
t;ui 0 last Friday, 1200; same time test
s;3; same time last year, 2774
-M'x:k at the port", 115 059; last week,
. 4-2: last yeur, 160,176 bales.
it , September 1, 1671..
tu c 1 ved aloe last stale m 011 1. 47
itc-ei - ed prcvionaly . sa,l
- ; since last state mejit.
- . t io previously
. k at noos yesterday
' no f'i: tma week. .
t.tr lat week ,
1 - "tember 1
- uad '"barie-.ton ratlroad
.! it- R. .
iisasd IM't iUek railroad.. ..
iteU rr wagoa
1 - f' Vilit Wt-M.
" lar iot week
- s ru:mber 1st
tto'atiotm are Jjt round loin, vnien
"'hrrwite cxprerstd; for feed and pro
du.x ace rates. lixr small purchases
rf.iarb prrtporiioiiaiely higher.
Apples Tuesday is alwaya a day of
gKi lappiy in applts, and yesterday
tra- v--sy sotive, with a good demariii at
it!iT r prices; per barrel mea?ure, $I2;
fau will bring more but they are
Bran Sales of 1C0 Hicks wheat bran
at il. and 25 sacks corn bran at $17 50.
hi ttfr Common, ia18c; medium,
-2V-; choice, 2527e. Butter is
r and firmer, especially choice
nim, which re scarce.
i?ooiNO and Tie A moderate
i-ump doing; 2 lbs. at 1414 Jc; 2 lbs.
a '4i-.14c Tie, 5J62.
okn Y-How was again neglected,
. av-i. g at 82r; thero was some demand
1 r wcite. but uot.e in the market.
"KXMSAi The advancing look of
'ii. fiwine to the obstructions from
' . i
prt venting hauling to market, and
' i'P rise in 11 ur, has raise laf-tnier
z in cornmeal. Sales were gener-
h .5 75, bat some holners were ask
f i bo, and they expre the expecta-
if seeing it $4 by the end of the
kickbns Scarce ami firm at $1 50
. f-r young; old iu small demand at
1 1 : so.
Kfios Scaroe at 13c; demand very
Flock Floar is excited, and too tin
ff-r questions: holders here ad-
ed rates, some agkintr up to $8 50 j
fancy. The St. Louis Republican of '
Saturday said: ' F.our was still Timber
sceo opoo ry the continuance of hi-avy
rslrs thr;u?hrut tits cetitra' lrt of the
west, and tue damage ua-. Mijtedly ac
cratag to wheat, and the higher grades
of old stock were held 60; higaer, and
no sellers to day. The market was an
advance! one yesterday, but some sales
were made. Medium and choice quali
ties of old were wanted: new s'o.-k is in
no demand and not readily salable, aud
iow grsceiouiet tut in firmer sympathy
w.tii tne tone r-t rue marKe . '
OltoCBRiES Sugar Powdered, 12(3)
i-?c; crusnea, izr r.'jp; cm loaf, ljfo)
lio; granulated. llj(a,12j; A, llll3;
extra C, 108; C yeliow, 9(S)10c; ojien
kettle, 9-J0c: yellow clarified, lOJ
11c; whiU clarified, lllliAc.
Molaswfl and Hymns Io barrels, per
Codec iiio, por pound, inferior to
iancy, zi(a,Aie. Tea, 6Uc(l.
fialt per barrel, domestic, 1 75(3)1 SO,
German Soap per pound, 5JoTc.
Candles, jier pound, boxes, I7c; half
boxes, lc: ouarter boxes. 18c.
Eoda 6( 5cin kegs; in Loxe8,6J6j3.
a.A. bate oi twocir-ioaU3 common
Arkaueas prairie at Sf and Srf 50.
Lemons, etc Lemons, per box, $11
Live .Stock Horace Good saddle,
$140,2,200; drawing, $140,lt0; plug, $75
Mules 14fo-14i hand-. $90110; 14J
io, jiiiujijHi; H(i)ib, 5i-iX'9lbJ-I
a'tle First quality, I'alllc, aross;
second, 3.3c; third, 2i3c; ioor, 2
Slieep First qualify. $4 SOQfjjeocoud,
S3 E0,g3 75; poor, $1 251 75.
flogs No demand. There is a fair
demand for cattle; mulea and horses are
lull; nothing doing in miik cows at
nominally $20(j 40.
Oats Sale or 50 sacks, old, at 70j;
new was dull at GSc par bushel.
Pkovisions Bacm -shoulders, OJc
clesr rib, J3c; e'ear aides, 13jc, loose;
pacted, Jc higher.
Hams riti2ar-cured,13i14ic forcan
vased. Lard Tierce. 141c; kegs 14jc; pails,
15I5ic for n-iined.
Mesa pork IVr barrel, $22 2522 50.
Breakfast bacon Canvased. 14152.
Bacou vtry firm at slightly higher fig
ures. B eabfast bacon is scarce.
Peaks In giod demand for shipping;
dealers offer 76j$1 25 per bushel, loose.
Potatoes Potatoes are again in de
mand, $1 2-5 per taarrel for them.
Wheat Aboul 100 bushels sold, ail
of poor quality, at from 7oc to $1 3 bush
el: for No. 2 $1 20 is tflVrlr. :.
NEW ORLEANS, August S.-Qoid,
1I2J. Sight, I premium. Sterling, 551.
LONDON, A'igust Amount of
bullion gone into the hank of Eoglaud
on balance to-day is 1143,000. Console
for money aud account, 94 9-16; 5-20s of
18C5, 107J; ilt,. 1887, 10SJ; 10 40s, 106;
nenr fivp, New York Central, 92;
Erie, 33; Erse prewired, 2S.
NEW YOP.K, Augc-t 3. Tl'O market
eloped easy at J per cent, . iime mer
cantile paper, 4(?5 per ceut. Clearings,
$13,000. Gold ojai etl and cioted at
lli'j, with salo-i at Ii". Burrowing rates
l(io tier ceuL ; loans ere alio made-tint,
G ivtrnment bonds firm ;cnuponsof 1SSI,
120J; Wii, lib; 1S65, llbj; new,
18S7. 1201; ibt-8, JJ$: new fives, llov
lo-40., regular, U4j: 1U 4Us, coupous,
117; currency Gs, 122. State sfcunties
quiet; Tennessee (, obi, 5'Js: Ti-u
neis;e, new, 50; Vir-luia 6s, uk' 3GJ;
Virginia, new, 71; Missouri 6s, 101.
Railroad bonds strong aud higher. All
the government tClces were closed to
day iu reaped to the memory of Andrew
Johnson. Stocks dull and firm; prices
advanced in the nuroiug j(S5. The
market left ofT at a olighi r. action from
the highest point. The most active
riftocks were Pacific Mail. Western
Union, Lake Shore, Northwestern nnd
Oh;oj. Transactions al the stock ex
change were 02 (iOj shares, of which 13,
0;K) were Pacific Mail, 11.000 Western
Union, 10.000 Northwestern, 11,000 Lake
Hhore,a l ftftOO Oaio, tjioei: r quotations
were: Western Union Telegraph, 83 J
Pacific Mail, 39; Adama express com-
pa'iy, 1WJ; Wells Cargo's ex
press company, 80; American ex
press compaus', 57; United States ex
presj company, 42; New York Ceil'
tral, 103J; Erie, 14J; Erie pi ef erred, 20;
Harlem, 134; JJarlem preferred, 132
Michigan Central, G3J; Union Pacific
stock, Like Siiore 61; Illinois
Central, XI1.: Cleveland and Pitteburg,
91; Northwestern, 4SJ; Northwestern
preferred, 49J; Cliicago, Columbus and
Indiana Central, 4o; ISe'.v Jerev Cen
tral, ICS; Rock Island, 105; St. Paul,
3b'; St, Paul preferred. 59; Wabah,
5i; Wabash preferred, 53; Fart Wayne,
97f; Terre Haute, 5; Terre Haute pre
ferred, 12; Chicago and Alton, 4; Chi
cago and Alton preferred, 8; Ohio and
Mississippi, 19J; Indiana Central, 4;
Chicago, Burlington and Quincy, 15;
Hannibal and St. Joseph, 23A; Delaware
and Lackawanna, 20g; Atlantic and
Pacific Telegraph, 18$; Central Pacific
bonds, 101; Union Pacific bunds, 101.
11 v telegraph.
ST. LOUIS, August 3. Cotton nom
inal. CINCINNATI, August 3. Cotton
nominally 14c, but held higher.
LOUISVILLE, August 3. Cotton
I in fair demand and higher, 14c.
SAVANNAH, August 3 -Cotton
quiet; middling, 13Jo;.;not leceipt 72
CHARLESTON, August 3 Cotton
dull; middling, 14c; low middling, 14c;
good ordinary, 13c; net receipts, 154
MOBILE, August 3. Cotton nomi
nal; middiiug, 14fc; low middling,
13;c; good ordinary. 13c; net receipts,
6 bales; exports coastwue, 103 bales.
GALVESTON, August 3.-Cotton
middling, 13jc; low middling, 13c; gocd
ordinary, 12c; net icceipts, 21 balfs;
gross, 25 baffes, exports coastwise, 207
NEW ORLEANS, August 3 Cotton
Siles, 137 bales; prices firmer; gocd
ordinary to strict good middling, 1I
121c; low middling to strict low mid
dling, 135(13; middlings to strict
middlings, 14jr5;MJ;2ood middling, I5e;
receipts, SO bales; t-toek, 21,910 bales.
NI.W YORK, August 3 Eusiness
moderate with commission houses, and
importing and jotSiug brandies ruled
quiet. Cotton gooiN iu steady but lim
ited request, and fairly ilrm an best cor
poration mado. Dark fancy prints in
limited demand. Manchester prints re
duced cent , an-.i Mien's fabrics to S
cnts. ten sKlrts and worstttt --hsv. .s
mvicg fairlv. Melt's wear woolens
quiet. Wool llanr.els improving.
LOUISVILLE, August 3 Flour
quiet. Grain in lilr demand and firm.
Wlieat, $1 251 35. Corn. 7600.
Oatv, 70c. Rya nominal- Hay active,
S20;S;2b Provisions quiet but steady.
Pork, S22. Bulk meats, 8f, 1212Jc.
Bapon.9j, 1313Jc Hams, 133c. Lard,
14?fT14$e. Whisay, $t 1G. Bagging,
CINCINNATI, Augmt 2. Flour ex
cited ami higher; family, $7 257 50.
Whet excited, held higher and unset
tled; rfd $1 651 75 Corn quiet hut
firm at 74'S76o. Oa's iu fair ilemand
and firm, 7275j. Rye quiet. $11 05
Pork in f-r demand aui firm; small
sales at $2! 25, but h!d h.;,'"-. rrd
quiet, hut firm ;efeam, 13-; kt le, 14;Rk
14Jc Bulk mats qjut bnt tia,.
Fhouldora dull, 8;. Clear nLshttd hi
12c; cletr. 12c. Bacon 9 hut firm a
95,121313ic. Whnky,$l 17. Ege-.
CHICAGO, August 3 Fiour in good
demand at full prices. Wheat excited
nnd eo unsettled that accurate quota
tions cannot bo given; No. 2 spring sold
at $1 2S spot, and closed at SI 23 spot or
seller August Corn irregular but in tho
main lower; No. 2 mixed, 72c spot, but
sold at 731c Oata opened firm butclosed
dull: No. 2.54c snot; sold at 46c seller
August. Rye inactive; new No. 2 S3c
spot and Sue seller September. Pj. !;
and higher, $21 2 6r,ot ar,l
$21 3.i2I 35 seller eptemlt-r. Lard
in fair demand and higher, IS 40c spot
and 13J13 C5c seller September. Bulk
meats very firm, and holders asking
hlghpr zates, 8j, llt(a12c. Whisky,
NEW ORLEANS. August 3 Sugu
jobbing commou.Sjc: low fair to fully
fair, S9?c: prime, 9j; choice, 10c.
Molasrei jobbing common, 4045c;
fair, 50fg55c; prime to choiee, 5S70r.
Flour higher; common, $175; super
fiue, $5 25; dcub e extra, $i -i""5 75;
treble eX'ra. S6Y3i7 75: choice. ia'aiS E0.
Corn, S593c. Oats quiet; Texts, 61
G5j; choice western. 07c. Bran, $1 10
Hay firmer; new, S2S; old prime, Si9.
CofTse ordinary to prime, 1820ic
Pork firm at "23 25. Bacon ea-ier, 10,
13J, and 13jc. Hams, 13J14c. D.-y
salt meats Jibbing shoulders, 9Jc.
Larti tierce, 14c; keg, 14Jc. Wbi9ky
firmer; weiterr, $1 22 Corumca', $3 85.
ST. LOUIS, August 3 Flour active
nnd higher, with more buyers thau sell
ers; superfine fall, $4 505; extra fall,
$5 25-5.5 50; double extra fall, $5 75
0 50; treble extra fall, $8 G0j7; family
winter, including fancy, S7 25-38 25
Wheal firm, but inactive for cash and
higher for futures; No. 2 red winter.
$1 501 52 bi 1 casli ; snles at $1 53J1 58
August and $1 501 ol September, com
higbf r; 67o bid cash and 4546c Sep
tember. Rye inactive and lower; No.
2, 8085c. Pork higher; email lots $22 j
22 25, the latter for delivered Lard
nominal; summer. 12Jc. Dry suit meats
firmer at 83, 12(ail2Jc; some holding
sides c hichur. Bacon irregular, but in
the main higher at 9j, 9i, m. 13, I3(d
13Jc. Whisky steady at $i 18.
NEW YORK, Aneut 3 Flour 10
15c better, but dull, and buyers not dls-
Sosed to pay the advance; superfine
tateand we3tern, $55 50; St. Louis,
$6 358 50 Rye Hour quiet but steady,
$5 10G 25. Cornmeal firm. $4 10
4 60. Wheat opened 23j better, with
a good export demand, tut closed quiet
at l2c decline; winter 23o higher
and very firm; No. 2 Chicago spring,
$1 381 40. Corn opened l2c better,
closing quiet; mixed western, steamer,
(a)S6ic; -mixea western, sail, fcuc.
Oat3 opened better, with a iipeculative
demand, but closed with tho demaud
nearly all lost; mixed western, G3Goc
In store. Coffee quiet but firm; Rio,
cargoes, 17i20c gold; jobbing at 18
21c gold. Sugar bctive and firmer; re
fining fair to good, S8 5-16c; prime,
88ic; Muscovado, 8SJc; refined
quiet at 10llje. Pork excited and
nighor; na'.v mess $21 602l 60. Beef
quiet. Cut meats dull. Middles quiet;
short clear, city, 12J-3. Lard excited;
prime steam, old, iGyc; new, "3e.
Whisky firmer, SI 21.
SSeleorologfcal aad qnatlc
The temperature yesterday was three
degrees above that of the day bete 1 . the
mercury scorirjg 79:' in th-- shade, tho
behest altitude reaclud during the day.
Shreveport erjyetilife atlOO"; Fort Suf
Jy, Dakotah, 88; Galvton, 92; lii'M
anola, 90, with all the other stations
within and below the eighties. A very
light rain, and ths only one chronicled,
fell at St. Paul.
The following is the daily report of
the stage of water, with changes ii the
past tweiity-four hours ending at tLree
o'clock yesterday evening:
Omen "k OnsEsvATioN,")
Siixai. hEKVicK U. (5. Altar.
ilfM-nia. 'iaxN., Angiut 3, 1875 J
water. , -
Rise. I Fail.
t'eet. I In'e-.', n. 1 in. Ft t in.
1 eaven worth. ..
Lt Ho hock .
Loul vlho ....
Nasuvil e .......
New Geneva, I'a.
9 ! .
Below bench mark.
Tho following is the psst week's sum
mary of the doings' of the rivers, issued
yesterday from the office of the sigual
service observer at Washington : "Dur
ing the past week the Red river has
fallen four inches- at Shreveport, The
upper Missouri has fallen slightly. The
Mississippi ha3 fallen from six inches to
one toot between St. Paul and Daven
port, and two feet at Keokuk; it has
risen one f ot at Memphis, twenty-one
inches at Vicksburg, eight at New Or
leans, and is now rising at St. Louis and
Cairo. The Cumberland is now filling
at Nashville. The Ohio ia very high, and
I3" still rising at most points "
New Obleans, August 3. Weather
clear and warm. No arrivals or depart
ures. Vicksburg, August 3. River roae 2
inches. Weather clear aud warm. Up:
City of Vicksburg. No boats down.
Cincinnati. August 3. Noon River
rising, with 47 feet 11 inchoi water in the
channel; rising at the rate of U inch per
hour. Weather cloudy.
PrrrsBUKG, August3. Noon. River
rising, with 21 feet3 inches water in the
channel. Weather cloudy and cool.
At Brownsville the river is stationary,
with 31 feet 8 inches in the channel
Evansvtlle. August 3. Weather
clearing; mercury, 66 to 78. River ris
ing, wiin 61 8-10 feet water in the chan
nel by tho g iverument gauge. Port li.n
up: Arkansas iielle, 12:30 p.m.: James
D. Parker, 9 p.m. None but local boats
down. Business pretty light.
St. lodis, August 3. River ro?o
about 6 inches between laateveninir and
eight o'clock this moruing; was e'atiou
ary from that hour till one o'cScc this
afternoon, since wbpn it has been fall
ing slowly. The Missouri is declining
rapid y Weather clear and pleasant.
Arriveu : Grand Tower, Memphis. De
parted: City of Alton, New Orleans:
City of Helena, Vickpburg.
Little Rock, Ausrust 3. Weather
clear and cool. Tho river commenced
rising about dark la?t night and con
tinued to rise for several hours at tho
rate of 1 foot per hour uniil this morn-
ng, and h risen slowly ait day. Since
last night the rise ienchc-3 over 10 feet,
aud it now has 1 9 feet water in the chan
nel, and reported falling above. Arr'vtd.
Fort Gibson, Memphis. Departed.
Fort Gibson, Memphis.
Cairo, August 3. Noon Weather
clear and ;ilpal-aut. River rjtiug, with
43 feet 10 inches water in the channel.
The rise for the last 24 hours averages a
triilo less than inch par hour. The
water now is 2 inches above the aprinit
rise. Arr'ved: Col Hill, Pitiei-urg, 2
a.m.; Coal City, ritteburg, 5 a.m. De-
1 parted: Be.a Accord, St Louij, 5 a.m.:
ijoal Hill, St. Ijnuif, G a.m.; Coa! ' ny,
New Or'eanR, 6 a.m.; Blue Ledge, New
Orleans, 0 a.m Night Weuthi-r
clear and cocl. Arrived : City of Chesler,
St. Louis, 2 p.m.; Yh t Shmkle, Cincin
nati, - p.m.; Shannon, Cincinnati, 4
p.m. Departed: City of Chester, Mem
phis, 5 p.m.; Vint Shinkle, Memphis, 5
p.m.; Shannon, New Orleans, C p.m.
BOTirafiiic at the i.evee.
Chas. Morgan, Now Orleans; St. Gen
e vi eve,
Vicksburg; Phil. AUin, Friars
Chas. Morgan, Cincinnati; Cirs. Mil
lar, Cincinnati; Geo. W. Cheek, Napo.
leon; St. Genevieve, St. Louis.
Quickstep, Oeceola, Phil. Allin.
BOATS LEAVING TO-DAY.
.For FRIAItSPoiNT Tha Ouioksten.
tipiaiu ijee.it uve p m.
ptaiu Ijeeft five p m.
For Nejit Orleans Tho Shannon,
plain psH&il, at five p.m.
. . ..
The Cons Millar sailed for Cincinnati
yesterday evening with a light cargo.
The Cheek skipped out yesterday af
ternoon with a good showing in her
The New Orleans Bulletin wants to
know if the rain will ever stop. That's
what we've been after finding out the
past eight weeks.
Captain Woodburn's new Arkansas
river packet, the Rosa Miller, had steam
up at Pittsburg last Wednesday, audit
! is iepiited that br machinery worfetd
1 like a c!arni. K-r arrival here is e--:
pen ted at an early day.
I The Mver tow is almost clear of :.'!
I wood oppoeito Mem phi, and the drif!
i graooers are not in a
The Vint Sbiukie, which left Cincin
nati for Mempb.s, Saturday cvenin?,
started "U. with & gKd 'rip. and w:ll till
up before she reacues the mouth of Hie
Ohio. There is no more popular rivr
man in the trade than Captain Kennis
ton. It is said tho proud bird soars highest.
Jea' so, Jedgp, and it will take half his
weight in ballast to hold Stack Le
down to his work when ho walks tho
roof of his prettv Quickstep this evening-
Tnonkyou; plain lemonade "o
Ths uewj from the upper rivers yes
terday, though bad enough, wss not
quite) s discouraging as the day previous,
ami theie are yet tho.o who btliev
thuro will be no eetious results. We
glory in their spook, but are inclined to
weaken on their juJ.iment.
Owen Jemisou, the popular clerk ("
the Illinois, who has been confined to
his room on account of sicknets tho pai-t
few days, was out on lh street , yestet
day, looking somewhat woisted. bit
evidently improving. He wilt been his
sea-legs again ia a fpw days.
Joe Fiy.n, who hai leased the medi
cal bureau of the Qnckstop, is said to
be quite ait ait in all that pertains to
the profession. His bar will he fitted
up a gem in neatness and tasty arrange
ment, and he wil keep it supplied with
the choicest liquor-, etc.
An immense quuntily cf valuable im
proved lands are goicg into the river at
Dr. Pett-rs's place ia Council Band, the
doctor having recently leeu compelled
to move his giu-houo back into the in
terior of his farm. He has already lost
a valuable orchard, and a st:ir curreutis
b-ating against the shore all along his
t-.zui., irorn wL:cb much more damage
Rumors were rife on tho streets yes
terday that tho Arkansas river had
bulged to a iHteen-feet immensity at
Little Rick yt.storday, which begat a
corresponding uneasiness in the com
mercial mind. Tho telegram from Little
Rick printed above is not quite as ex
travagant as to altitude, hut bad enough
as it is. Sjmelndy ia going to be hurt
"The Ledger man i3 trping to get tip n
"sickly spell," but wo fail to see up-m
whr.t he csu j -edicato such an addition
to o r already very unfavorable out! -ok.
Dm't get up a sickly nanic. Jimmv.
until you know we are safo from the
impending overflow. If ycu are eulier
iug Jrom too much waterniellon, take
ecm'thipg, but don't tiy to get up a
scare when there i" no foundation for it.
Wo are glad to Lear that the planters
in tho bends below appreelsu tbi kind
lllccs of Sergeant Ludwig, iu charge of
the signal service bureau. who is supply
ing them tl.t:;y with the latest rivtr re
ports from all points. Tnere is great de-
mnric for them, and the lowr packets
will fjrnich them to applicants each
evening as long as the rivers aro on the
rampage, and . i.ti: all danger has
Iho Charles Moraij arrived yester
day afternoon, having lost twenty-four
horn by the crackiug of hr Itrboard
crank the first night out from New Or
leans. Shemada t:ie run on 0110 wheel
in extraor,! inarily good time. She had
very littiefreight, br.t a vtry fair passen
ger hip. Bh continued" her voyage
from uero on one wheel, and w il make
tho run ia that condition through to
Cincinnati, wuero the damaged crank
will bs repiactd xvith a new one.
"The beautiful tu ckstep"is what they
call her now, since tho skilled artisans
who have directed and executed her re
modelling have completed their labors.
She looks as pretty as roses and as sweet
as peaches :-i she rides the tide at her
moorings, ai d when sK- pulls out this
evening will bs admired and compli
mented by every one. Captain Lsu has
displayed exoelient taste in tha re-mod-dellirg
of the Quickstep, as every fea
ture of her appointments haa been
specially adapted to her new trade, ind
a- a consort to the Phii AUin the coming
season will bo one of our mo.-t popular
packets. At present she will run in the
plaee of the Allin, which will be laid up
to undergo a similar overhauling.
Cincinnati Times, Saturday: "The
following steamers will comprise the list
of b )ai8 which will run between Cin
cinnati and New Orlfans the coming
season : Louisville, Mary Houston,
Charles M-rgau, Cliarlts B Church,
Indiana, Cherokee-, Captain O. B.
Bhinkle's now boat 'Golden Rule,' and
probably tho Robert Mitchell and Thos.
Sherlock, it they are not soid to parties
cil'of the Ohio river. The now boat
which U. P. Scheiick & Bro. aro build
ing will be entirely a freight boat, some
thing on the style of tiio ill-fated Para
gon, with no accommodation for pas
sengers; it will also run to New Orleans
from hero. Tho Thompson Dean, dur
ing the cotton season, will run between
Memphis and New Orleabs, aud in tha
spring enter the trade from here."
Hrv-.t dfHroi'ED.-A victim ot
yoa hfai iinprndencn, catxiog premature de
cay, nervous det-aUy, ew., having tried lr
vain every known remedy, hs-s found a simple
selt-onre, which hi-will fiend free to his fellow
MuCerere. Adore- 1. ii. F.Uf;VKy,7a r.assan
JLSiiDJt &lfk.i HlWl UUiiAt!
WE HAVE Till-- DA ' ASSOCIATED
o.;relves 1 geibpr unuor tin. name aud
k'y'.i of sfASiON. POTTl-P. '. CO.. for the
purpose oi doin? - Vi lnjln )- ;rooeij-,
fr 1Iiiii aiKlUencrHl vianiluluii hust-net-.
t'e have engag-d tne ei vices of .Mr.
W .H. StaKy, .lat... Hh D. H. Tonrnet.d, to
take charge of toe 'iraee. Would hollclt, i'oil
will i;.aKnb -li. aUvat'c'es prompt :,aH and
ret una on c icsignmentb. Rrlogiijg, Ob we ih,
iu txpcrieuce of o- 1 1 a ouarter of a century
l'i a similar line of ' os.ne-s in this clty.thlnk
weSOvic t .e vantsoi the tia le, aiid are
ti'ied iu a s:;ate o! c nsideration iron, pur-clinsen-'
in oar lice, a ! would nk mat they
ctl n;m u9 d or about Keptembcr liis ,
u ben we propose buvlng a f .mpltta tock ol
'.taf.lM Groceries and l'n.vlsiou. Na. 17-1
a .-oat street, Detwen Madison ani Cour'.
J. 8. HT ANTON,
MKMI'UIS, Jlllt 13,H5. Jyl5
Maury Comity, Tenn,
Ii. W.WEBB, A. M J. M. WEBB, A.M
SITUATED AMONG THE HILLS OF
Middle Tennessee, ouN.& D. it. ft., S
miles south of Nustivllle. tjtanonts enjoy ;ue
Bdvamages of sood wler, pure air a.d iom
fortable nomet ia the best families in that of
the principals If preferred. In the Commer
cial Course, the nse (reading, writing and
speaklnc)and principles tgrammar, rhetoric
and criticism) of the English Lanjuage. Geo
graphv, ll'Eiorv, Element"! of Heit-nce, Math
ematics and Book-Keeping are thoroughly
taught. The Ciafslcai coarse IncluUe-i the
stnoies mentioned, together with thecri:leat
rcadlugof standard Lhlln, Greek, frencha'tl
German authors. Toose who complete the
above are prepared 10 pursua a University
course with profi. Bonrd IrciudlnE fuel,
llsbUaml -.nrhtiip. S 2 wr month. Tuhion
cor.easlonof a" weeks, S25. i'tio next tesslon
btglns Augukt 9, 75.
The Principals enjoywl a fonr years prepar
atory trairln by Uxti llicgtiajnn of N. C, and
were Oitt honor io-ii lo iheir re'pective
clatsesat the Dnivemity of N. C, under Gov.
Sevan's 1 ministration. We refer by permts
Kton to Ulshops I'alne, McTyotre and M&rvhi;
Hon Wm.H Fleming and Rev. J. C. Mitchell,
1). It, las;or Presbyierlao Church, Colninbia,
TeiiU.; I'w. W. Htoddc-rt, P.'st ir ProHt-rfoi-lan
cber P i.pvll T( :i ! ir ci rwNn
iilkiipiiii) jill losi
U BS g W ft ES III V
of BEalss 18?5
'pHUROTJGH Collegiate courrp, excellent
X Piopa.ntory Ij-parimiut, IjchIUhuI oil
niato. good moral-., ootl discipline. sry mod-
11 jitjiijiuiM. iui'iod anaoiuer lees, ooard,
room-rent, fuel, liubm, and uashlnc, for ies
hlon of tn month", from $1U to 210. Boys
iku bourd with lrofworp; yonnn men, in
C-)llfgBor lamllieH. ColleKO prosperous. Htu
denti from ail -ei th.ubpf the country, twelve
jiuiu ieuustc. iDusnDiiai uaiaiogne mailed
lrueon appneauor. Aaarew,
s:bV. i. 1. I1IXIXE, D. .,
'PIIIJ liu-alvency of the estate of Fletcher
1 I.ane, deceased, having been suggested at
the July term of the Probate Court, nil per
sons havlm; claims against said estate are 110-
10 appear ana me tils same, with the
Clerk cf tue County Court, authenticated In
the manner prescribed t law, on or beioro
tho lblh day ol November, 1S7S.
Tills July 16, 1875. Adminlstiator.
Sui'gcon X3 o.-n.-tiert,
365 MAJS STREET.
Tcelh Kxirnct'd Wliliont inln, by the
use or Nitrons UUde Uas.
Stale of Tennessee, Hhelby county OfJIco ol
County Court Clerk, in ie., estate H. A.
Norton. Memphis, Tenn., July 11, lt7i To
Mrs S. E.Norton, adralnls-ratrix:
HAVING suggededtho lnsoiveicy of the
estate of rt. A. No-Ion, decuaodd, you are
1 O ,v X ' nrrlnrn t n nlna ... rr-. , . ....... ,. .
' j i (i . u uuutc. u, buycii "ce
ment iu fiomo newspaper published within
thusald Plate, and also at ;he Couuhonsedoor
o' -"belcy county. lor all per ons having
claims igalns' tald estate, to appear and file
the amc, with the cleik of tue County
Couit, authenticated In ithe rranner pre
scribed by law, on or before the first dav of
January, 17; and any claim not Hied oil or
before said day, or before an appropriation of
the runds or said esttte ii made, shall bo fcr
evr barred, both in ltwand equity.
Witnew my hand, at omce, tuts Kth day ot
JAMES P.EILLY, Clerk.
In accordance with the above order, claims
may be filed with me within the time allowed
or with c.y attorney, ilr. E. L. Belcher, Irv
Jvll K. 13. NORTON. Administratrix.
f ACT to amend all laws for the assess
ment and collection of revenue,
fcertiou 1. Be it enacted by the General As
sembly of the Htate of Tennessee, That the
tiufirtcrly County Courts of each countv
Miati, at 'ri'Apiil Term, 1S7.3, and at said
term every loai- years thereafter, elect a dis
oieetatid prui,oui. po;ton, being a freeholder
and n citizen t hereor, whose duty It shall bo
to ii&sess, IKt, and return, ai herein lirovlded,
for tasatl-.n, all the real estate In 111s county
notexfinpi noiu tujiiliou, and said assessor,
before enter; eg upon the dutit.- ol his ofllco,
shall execute and deliver to the Court, a bond
with two siiliicieut sureties in 111-penal sum
of live . hnnv.UK1 dollars conditioned, to i.iith
fuiiy an . impartially discharge all the duties
iiiirnjv 1. or to be imp.TScd, l.y luw upon him,
pnvabie io the Sluto, and ho shill also take
aud subscribe, before tha Cierk of said ''ourt,
an catb, honestly, 'althlul'y, imparuiilly,
;od fear! tidy 10 assess, vol no, and lit all real
e.-tntolnh rounty, not cxemjit u; lav from
btctioo 2. Le ii. further euacted, Siild as
sesoorshall prceed ' assess the real estate
In his county In the mannei lollowing, "U:
He shad Urst pieparc a complete lift ol ;.'l
taxable re: estate in each civil iWntrict Gi
vard of 11.3 couuty, and then selet. ia each
c.'-,trictor ward, wltli taxable real.y worth
!. than SAiO.COO, by tho la-i, iu.-esment, one,
aui' u all ?her distru' :. r wards, two rep-nt-..
discreet, and prudent men, lreehol
durh and r'.-'ilents therein... a.ssisiiut.-, and
be hall administer fi each an oath, that he
will honest.y, faithfully and impartially as
.isi aud vjIiip. eKch and evoty XXil'-l .r lot of
laud In his district or ward; anu these
two assistants, together with the asttssor,
shall pro:eeJ, at somo delt;iiated plaee In
each district or ward, to assess and value, in
writing, all the real est te in said district or
waid, give tho name ot men owner, 111 alpha
betical order, anil tettiugout the number of
acres of each tract, and if the same be In a
town, the present number of the lof, and the
number of trout feet, and the depth
thereof. and the assessed va'ue of
each tract or lot, aud the list shall be sub
scribed by each and returned to the Cark of
the County Court by the 'assessor; and iu. all
c.is ot disagreement in valuation by the'as
sisnnts theassp-sorsha'l determine the value,
and he shall dtt"rmine the value of the real
estate owned bi nn assistants, and thoJudo
on liairman of tbe Cnuty Court shall deter
mine the assessed value of the real estate of
the assessor and cerl'ty the same to him; and
in districts and waios where tho assessor has
only one assistant the Judge or Chairman, in
c ses of dlsagrenneut in valuation between
the assessor and his assistant, shall deieimloe
the valuation; Provided, That nothing in this
Act shall bo construed lo restrict tho power
ot the Q,uar:erly Court to hear and determine
applications as now provided by lawinregaid
to alleged erroneous assessments after the as
sessor shall have made Ills returns to the
County Court CPts; ; Pi jvided. That such ap
plication shall be made at tho tlrst term of
Mien Quantify I'ourt occurring more than
thirty days af.er ihe return by the asse-sor,
and never thereafter, excepting, however, as
to non-residents, who shall have uutil the
second termor said Court, hut Lot longer.
Section 3. He it further enacted, -ill tho
real estate sliall be estimated on the principha
laid down In Sections 5tid and 506 of the Code
of Tennessee, and shall be assessed to the per
son who is the owner or leputed owner of the
same, on tbe llrst day of April of the yeat of
Action 1. Be It further enacted. That the
assessor shall return the assessment roll of
each district or ward to the ''lorkof the Coun
ty Court, so soon as tne same is completed;
and the same shall be preserved by said clerk,
aud tho whole shall he In the hands of tbe
County Court by the llrst day of July succeed
ing, in nil counties with taxable realty worth
5-100,000 or under, and the assessor shall have
oue month additional for each additional
f " 000,000 in every county wherein to make
said return; Provided, That said return shall,
iu any event, he made by tne first day of Oc
tober. Sections. Be it further enacted. That the
clerk of the County Court shall enter the as
sessments alorc-said, in a fair handwriting In
oue book, Miitably ruled and substuxtially
bound, showing the name, iu alphabetical
oruer, of each owner ol the property assessed,
in each civil district or ward, as reported by
the as essor, the contents in acres cr feet, aud
toeass-)-sed value ot the same, giving such
description of each tract or lot as is shown in
tuo a-sessor's return, and tbo book thus pre
pared shall be styled the "main assessment
roll,'' and shall contain sufficient margin oil
the right sido tuereor, in which to enter any
change of ownership of the whole or any pait
of a tract or lot, and tbe lines thereof shit 1 be
ruled with suite ent space between them to
allow several interlineations, aud thie "main
assessment roll" shall be kept by the clerk in
tome saro place of deposit, In or near the
courthouse. And said roll shall havesoffl
cient muigin. lor u .ting the tlx assessed
against each person ror each succeeding year
that satd assfs-ment Is made.
Section Be It further enacted, That tbo as
stsMiient. as shown In the "main assessment
mil," and the changes made therein, sUall be
theoniy as-cssiiiect of real estate made for
an? purpose of taxation in any county or part
thereof whether for blate, couuty, railroad or
section 7. Be it further enacted, That the
Clerk ot the County Court n t-acl. county
hall, fiom the "main assessment roll," and
f rem the returns of the assessors of personal
propt itynnd of polls, annually prepare a col
lector's Iiook, as provided in sections &SS ami
oiV o' the Cotle ot Tennessee, showing the
amount ol tax due irnni each tax payer to the
Si ato. county, muuicipality or railroad, In
scparat" columus, exo6ptthesame shall b3 de
!iicrt.;b him to the collecior within ihim
month" :ifer tho same stia'l have been dell v
eraJ to him by tho assessor; and the same shall
tl O'.v in addition to the State and county rev
enue, the amount due to any railroad from
each tax payer, and said clerlr shall then
make out and certify to the Comptroller the
aggrraie statement ot the assessed valuation
of ilu . .i. aud personal property of each dls.
trlt t or ward "ept-aiely, ard ofthe whole, to
gether witn the taxis one the state, and also
ihe roil tax due, hi'-I lie 'hall forward the
-amo to'-, Co.nptioi.er by ni -til, on. or before
t':o llrst Monday In J-muary iu each year;
and said County Couit ClerK shall likewise
osriay to tue Julgoor Chen man of the Coun
ty Court thu amount of taxes due the county,
and .ilso totbeMnyorof any municipality the
iiuiount duo to the municipality, aud to each
the amom.t oi taxes separately.
Fectloc c. Be it fnrtnf r enncli"! r:.et the
clerk of (he County Corrl shall ente up mine
mam assessment roll all tipm-fers of real es
tate tu his county, and nou the sime in liiu
ma-.iu opti...iite tho name of the conveyor,
-n't -.Ho interline It at 1, e 1 roper plaee, al
phnueiicallv, the name or the oouveyte, vith
ut-scrlpt.i.ii or the land ana its value as
i:eiem provided; if Ihe wholeof any toct 01
parcel has be".! conveyed, ce shi-ll erito the
name of tbe conveyor and at the pioper phce
insert the name of the couvejee, with tne as
.seised description and value; If a part of any
tract or 10' nas neen couveyeu, ne snail enter
upoii the margin opposite the name of the
and abbreviated j
conveyor, in aipunoeuca.
wordo sufficient 10 indicate the part conveyed
in quantity, general description tbiceof being
sutliclent; Provided, it identities tbe laud, tbe
c ate of tbe transfer and the name of the con
veyee: and hesball enter tho nameof thecon-veyet-
at its proper place In tbe roll, with a
like description of tho land and its value; and
If tho whole of any tractor lot is conveyed. It
shall be put down to tbe coneyeeatthesame
valne as Is shown by tbo assessor; if a part is
convev cd he sball value each part as agi eed
upon by the parties; Provided, it Is Dot less
upon the whole t an was put upon it by the
assessors, and if tbe parties latl toagree upon
the valuation, then hesiixrl proportion each
toiho wijoIo valuation, jis Ihe value of each is
to the assessed value of the whole, and to
charge ech ou the main roll, and these en
tries ne snail make at the time he takes tbo
probate ot any conveyance, and mark it upon
theback as "entered on roll b"ok." And, Pro
vided, further, Any perfon buying anv I md
subject to a redemption, shall takeot the of-fir-trbelling
the same a certificate of tho pur
chase, and hnll caise a note of thessme o
beeutered upon the main assessment roll.
And the property dLr.og the time of redernp
uod shall ' t :is,e.ssesi 10 such purchaser; Pro
vided, the Cleik of tte ( ounty Court shall be
entitled lo ten cents for noung each cliaugs
of ownership of real estate In the main nseto
meiitrcll.tohepa'd by the party selling the
Section 0. Be It lurther enacted. That the
Register shall register no real estate of any
character until It shall have been pretented
to tho ' onnty Conrt Clerk and so marked;
an 1 If any such conveyance Is so presented to
him for registration, Lb shall neither note nor
register the same until It Is so marked, and it
shall be the duty of tho Register to have any
ennvoyanco sent nrito his offlco for registra
tion acknowledged before any other person
than the Couuty Court Clerk o: his county.so
narked; and I' shall beMhedoty of all clerks
u: courts, where the title of any real estate is
dlve-ld out of one person snd vei-tisl
another, to see that a ropy of the decree l-
M-rioing tue property is s.-nt to the l oun'y
lourt ( erk In all cn-e whre lhi parties do
not line or mm a deed or demand a copy of
iuu uecree lor registration : anu nore tne u
tle of any ral estate In the oounty Is vested
111 auotuer by a will ordtvisi!. sdmitud to
prouare, it shall be the duty of the Cterfc ot
the County Court to so entr it upon the main
assessment roh: and any person conv.-j log
jiuj nati epiaiu wuo uoes not seo tn.it tne
some Is charged upon the main asw-sment
run unue couveyee. tne same shou d there
alter bocharced to him. and heslmtl be 11:,
ble, upon a diringrai, for the taxes thereon
unless ho shows to the collector that the tax
es have been paid: but no a-sessmcnt, levy ot
taxes, or sale, shall be void because the name.
01 tne true owner is not given, or the lot o
tractnot rully described; and until all thu
taxes upon any real estate nro paid, there
oumi uuu iien lortue same nrst to the State;
second to the county; third to the city; fourth
to the railroad enforcible asother Hens.
Secion 10. Be it furtlicrencu-d, That at tho
-"pm term nnuuauy 01 eacu couuty Conrt,
tho rate of taxation for county or railroad
purposes, shall he declared by the court, and
entered npon the minutes thereof, a-s now de
clared bylaw. Aud the city or municipality
a,, an ueniij lueruieoi laxaiiou tevie I ny it,
to tho Clerk of tbo County Court beiore the
liisiui ujiooerineacn year.
Section 11. Be it fuither enacted. If anvim
provemeuts on any real estate should be de
stroyed by fire, flood, or other casualty, then
may the owner thereof, on his application to
the Conuly Court Clerk, have said reultv so
dxinageo, re-assessed by tbo assessor of tbe dls.
trlct, or ward wherein tho renltvls sIuihIimI
-uu euuu ir-ivsbrreii valuation snail ne suosti
tuted ou the "main assessment roll." in place
of tho original assessment: Provided, how.
ever, that such owner shall pay tbe costs ot
said re-ssessment, said costs not to excceJ
Section 12. Be it further enacted. Thnt tho
County Court Cierk shall nertltv rn tiu muvnr
uiuuiuiiiaiuj, ouce per moum, an
changes thai aro made iu the ownership ol
any real estate within the bounds of tl.e town
and subject to taxts, to the end that the .some
shall be entered upon tho certified roll of tho
same, together with the valuation thereof;
and thN certified roll In the hands of the
major, shall list and coustltuto the basLs of all
municipal taxation of real estate.
Section 13. Be It farther enacted, That the
assessor shall receive lor his services such a
sum as may be allowed him by tho Connty
Court, not exceeding fifteen cents for eacu
person having taxable property listed; ami
five cents fores :h person listed for a poll tax
only; aud in no 'ounty siall tbe assessor's
salary exceed one thousand dollars; and the
samo shall be paid by the county and munici
pality in the proporfon that tbe value of the
property assessau for each bears to the value ot
the whole assessment in tbe count"; aud each
assistant shall receive for com pen-sr lion the
sum of one and one-half dollar per day for
his services; the number of daymor each dis
trict to be fixed by tbe County Court, to be
paid as follows: If the municipality has no
interest in the assessment, these asistauls
shall be paid by the county alone; but If both
the conuty and municipality were Interest 1
iu the assessment, then each sbali pay its pi.i.
porliomible partas before stated, and the as
sessor shall give each assistant a certificate of
the amount due him from each, andtho.sald
certificates shall ba receivable forcouniyor
municipal taxes as 't suows upon its face, or
payable in money, a., the holder may dem. ud.
Tne Clerk ofthe County CMirt shall have aud
tecetve or tue county, besides the cost ol the
books, any sum allowed by tbe Quarterly
Court of hli cjutity, not .vceeding live-ents
perono hr.udred word', and In no event to
exceed on uousand dollars, besides the net
ualcostotthe hk; but the court shall pa
no 1110:0 thau .mother competent person could
have been e-gsg-.-d at to hive done the same
-eetlon U. Be it further enacted. That
should tbe oalte o'a-sessor become vacant,
the Quarterly Court, upon tho cat! of t!u
Judge or Chairman, shall fill tbe san e bv tho
election of nnoti'or prsou; an.' aoy assessor
or Clerk of the Cjumy Court, who shall lall
or refuse to do or perform the duties hereby
put upon hi:t, iu the lime and In the manner
pecllled, shad fi- .Mttotho State, couuty, o
muulcipality, as the case may be, live hun
dred dollars, lobe recoveied upon his bo? I,
and may be indicted or presented ;jr any cor
ruption in llice, and fiued or lm .'isoned, or
both, in tin. cliscretlo- of ihe court.
Section 15. Be i; further euadt t, that the
person elected by t'. County Court t. asses 1
rei ; estate, shall als... while engaged tuereon.
assess and list the person,.: property and
polls of each district and ward In the county
liable by law to be tared, aud having com
pleted said lists oT real estate and personal
property and rolls, und made due return
thereof to the County Court Clerk, his office
sUall explre.and the Quarterly County Coarts,
at Hie April tenu thereof lor eacli j ear there
after, and untit another assessor is nlppint
shall elect an assessor of personal property
aud polls for each clvl" district or ward ic thj
Sectlin 10. Be It further enacted, That so
mnchof chap. 1 of the Code of Tennw-w. en
titled "Of tho Tax-assessor and Assessment,'
aud of arts. 1, 2, 3,l,5,6and7, theremde. ; and
so much of the Act of March 2J, 1K73, approved
.March "j, iii, entitled "An Act to provide
more just and equitable laws for the Assess
ment anu collection or Itevenue for State and
County purposes, nnd to renpnl nil laws nnn
in forco whereby revenue is collected from
toe assessment or Ken! Estate, Personal Prop
erty, Privileges and Polls;" and so n.uchol
the charter, acts of incorporation 01 any city,
town, or municipal corpiration in the State,
as are in conflict with this Act. be, and the
same are hereby repealed, it being the intent
of this Act that there sball be but one assessor
or real estate lu aoy county. Aud tills Ac!
snail lane euect rrom and alter Its passage
the public welfarerqniring it.
Passed March 22, 1S7.
Speaker of the Hou.-e of Representatives,
THOMAS H. PAINE,
Speaker ol thecoaaie.
Approved March 23. Is75.
JAMES D PORTER, Governor.
AN ACT to locate a toll gate nearer than one
Bo it enaited bv tha General AsKunhtr
the Slate of Teunessee, That a toil gHte may
be erected nearer than one mile ofthe town
01 woojoury. cannon county, oa tho Wood
nury anu oicjiinnviue toad, upon tho c- n-
siruciiun 01 a uirupiKe tuereon, and the
Chancellor lncorDoratlmr said rnul slinll i.
sert the name in tho charter of incorpora-
Passed March 23, 1S75.
Speaker or tho House of Representatives
THOMAS II. PAINE.
Speaker of the Senate,
JAME4 D. PORTER, Governor,
AN ACT to protect pr.vato fisheries.
Section 1. Be It enacted by the General As
sfmbly of the State of Tennessee, That it
shall not bo lawful for any person to catch
fish with selns, nets or traps, in the waters
covering the lands of any other person or
persons In this State, and in case of a viola
tion of tho above provision, the proprietor or
proprietors may bave a remedy by action at
law or by bill lu Chancery, and iniunctiou,
and In either lorrn of action may have an at
tachment to attach the selus, nets and traps
so useu;and In Chancery any number ol ad
jacent proprietors of such lands may Join lu
the bill against any number or Mich tress
passers, and tho bill shall not bo dlsmUsed
Section 2. Be It lurther cnacteti, That no
Serson shall place across any strean in ti is
tate, narlts mouth or oppos'te, any rein,
net or trap, or other device which will pre
vent the free passage or fish up or down the
same; nor shall any person or persons be p3r
in it ted to fl-h with such selns, traps or other
device in the waters upon the premises ol
other peifous without a written permission
to do so, nor shall any person or persons be
permittea, with selu or traps, toflsh lumiyor
1 the waters of this State in tho months 01
.vtarcn, or April, or May. Any violation 01
this section is hereby declared a misde
meanor, and shall be punished by fine of not
less than ten dollars and costs, or imprison
ment for not less than thirty days, at the
option of the Court
Section 3. Be it further enacted. That toe
counties of Blount, ( lay, Monroe, Macon,
Jackson, Gibson, Warren, Hamilton. Marion,
Bledsoe. Sequatchie, Grundy, Van Bu en,
McMinn, Claiborne, Hancock, Fram in,
ureene, Lincoln, Moore, Hawkins, Cocke,
Hamblen, Gralr.gei, Maury, Overton, ! en-tre-s,
Morgan, huUivan, Hardin, DeeaLur,
Crockett, Sumner, Sevier. Marshsll. Harde
man, McNalry, Carroll, Carter and Johnson,
togethor with nil other counties not men
tioned above in 'at Tennessee are excluded
from the erations or this act.
Heclion I. lie it further enacted, hatthis
actsnall take efiecr from and after its ps
sage, the public welfare requiring it.
Paved '.larch 2i, 1S75.
Speaker of the Ho-rse of Kepres-ntat'ves
THOMAS II. PAINE,
Speaker 02 the .Senate.
Approved March 24, l-.7j.
jAAit.s, r. PORTER. Governor.
AN AT o prevent Vagrancy.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the General vs
scmbly of the State of Tennessee. That it 1
hereby declared lobe a misilemfrau.ji lorauy
person who having no apparent means of
subsistence, nnd uegl- -ts to apply himWf or
herself to some honest calling.
S-ction 2. Be it . ..rther enacted. Tint It is
bei eoy dtclar. d to br a misdemeanor ior any
onetoue found loltriug a-.otit saloon or
dram shops, gambling houses or houses of ill
fame, or tramping oi strolling through the
couni.y without an;- vi'ihie means o: tor,,
Section 3. be It further enacted. That uny
one found guilty of these oflenses defined ic
sections 1 and 'of this act, shall be- fined not
less than five dollars or more thau twonry
live dollars, or shall be imprisoned lu the
county workhonte for not le.vs than inn .lava
?L?5e,i.'iaa,iTelve E-on8. the disc
tidn of the couit
bection i. Be U further enacted, That. It Is
hereby mado the duty of all peace offlc-irs of
this State to arrest all vagrants and carry
them before some Justice of the Peace to he
dealt with as the lew directs.
Passed March 23, lt.75.
, LEWIS BOND,
Speakero the House or Representatives.
THOMAS 11. PAINE,
, Speaker of the senate.
Approved March 21, 1IC3.
JAMES D POUTER, Governor.
AN ALT to amend the Charter of the Uni
versity ot Nashville.
Section 1. Be It enacted by ihe General As
sembly of the Mate of Tennessee, That the
charter of tho University of Nashville bo so
amended that tbe trustees may have the
power, if In their Judgment tho interests ot
the Institution require, to discontinue a
course of Instruction strictly collegiate and
literary, aud convert said Institution, either
partially or entirely, into a scientific school
forlnbtiuctlon lu tbe various branches apper
taining to chemistry, botany, metalurgy and
other kindred subjects, embraced within the
title ol a nclentiflc school, and also that said
trustees may have the power to d!s:ontlnue
for a time, if in their judement it becomes
proper to do to, Instruction in the branches
purely collegiate, and make an arrangement
with the trns-tcesof the "Peabody Fund," or
other association lor the establishment of a
normal school ; provld.-d, that any trust funds
heretofore bequeath, d to said university
shall bs only used iu accordance with, tho
purposes of Ine trust.
Pa-sbed March 23, 1875.
.Speakerof the House of Representatives.
THOV. . -A INK,
Spe-tt ,1 ,-nate.
Approved March 21, is. .
JAMES D. P. ..XER, Govt. nor.
AN ACT to protect farmers and prevent In
jury I crops.
Section I. Be it euacted by the General As
sembly of the Sate of Tennessee, That ail
tersons ownlDg notoriously mischievous
stock, that are known lo be in toe habit or
throwing down or Jumping fences, shall bo
required to kep the same confined upon
their own premises so that it lie not mllowed
to run at large l. the Injury of the enclosures,
or crops of aoy 1 ther person or persons what
ever. Section 2. It.' it further enacted. That all
owners of tho stock shall be liable for all
damaues dono by tbo same to enclosures or
crops of others, and upon proof of tho amount
of such damage!', and of the character of the
stock committing tbe tresspass, recovery of
thenmount and cists of alt may be baa be
fore any Justice f the Peace
Section 3. Be it further enacted. That to
secure tho payment of such damage and
costs, execution shall bo lvl- upon the
stock committing the trespass, and after ten
days notice shah ..e-sold to pay said amount
of damages and costs.
Passed March li'o.
Speaker of the House or Kepwutnttves.
THOMAS H. PAINE,
Speaker of the Senate.
Approved March 23, ls75.
JAMES D. PORTER, Governor.
AN ACTtochauge the tnuo of holding the
Circuit nnd Chancery Courts in tne counties
of Cumberland and Morgan, ttate of Ten
nessee. Section I. Belt enacte by the General Ab
sernbly of the State of . nntssee. That the
Clrcnlt aud Chancery Courts of tho counties
of Cumberland and Morgan, shall be held at
tne following times and plxces: ( roasvllle.
Cumberland county, on the third iMbndavs
a'ter the fourth Mondays in March. July and
November; W'artbnra. on the fourth Mondays
after the fourth Mondays iu March, July
fcec. 2. Be it further enacted. That this
act take effect from and arter its passage, the
pnbllc welfare requiring it.
-asseu .Marcn a, 13,3.
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
THOMAS H. PAINE,
s pcaker of the Senate.
Approved March 13, 1675
JAM US D. PORTER, Governor.
I certify that the fortgolnz is a true codv ol
an act or the Teunessee General Assembly,
tho original ot which Is now ou file In my
CHAS. N. GIBBS,
Secretary of State.
AN ACTtoamendanactenttt'ed an act for
ihe benefit or persons who have lost their
grants or deeds of conveyance to their lands
lu the Ocoeo district, passed January 11 1871.
Section 1. Be it enacted by tbo General
Assembly of the State of Tennessee. That
so much of the 5th section of said act as au
thorizes the llegisler and Entry taker of the
Ocoee district tt open and keop his office at
nis owu house, do ana mo same is hereby re
pealed. Section 2. Bo it further enacted. That all
the provisions of thitact which this is in-
tended to amend, not hereby repealed, shall
rpply to tha olfice of Register aud Entry
taker o' the tiiawasse-; district, 2nd that
lands may be entered In tbe Hlnwasse nlstrlr.
and granus obtained for the eame. under s -.id
Passed March - 175.
Sneaker of laoilonsanf Representatives.
THOMAS 11. PAINS,
.-speaker of th-- Senate.
Approved March u, 175.
JAME3 D. POriTEK. Governor.
I certify that tho foregoing is a true copy ol
an act ot the Tennesee General Assembly,
tho original of whu-lt Is now ou file in my
CHAS. '. OIBBS,
.-ecreta.-y of State.
AN ACT to prohibit the bringing of stolon
nroperty into the State.
Section 1. Be i . .acted by the General As
sembly of tbe biiito of T anessee, That it
Is hereby decia'el to be a f. -inyforany per
son to brine i; ti is Slav 1 Tsonal property
stolen la another State, kpo-nns tbo same to
have been st. . 1 ; provided the value of said
prop rt7sha 1 e' -tod fifty dollars.
ectl.)n2. r K lurther e lacied. That when
tho valno of sn-h propt -iy so brought into
thoS'ate, ox provided .m the 1st section of this
ret. shall not exceed Pity dollars, tho same
shall be a mlvderueanor.
Section::. Be :t further enacted. That the
punishment for -t violation of the 1st section
of this act shall be a confinement In tho peni
tentiary for a peri-id of uot less than threo
normoro than ten years, and for a violation
of the 2d section the pnt:ishmeut shall be
connnement in !he connty jatl not less than
sx montus nor moro than three vcars.
Section 4. Bo it further enacted. That thla
ucisumi lano encsi irom anu alter its passage
the public welfare requiring it.
Passed March 9, lS7o.
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
THOMAS H. PA1NK,
Speakerof the Senate.
Approved March 13. lb75.
JAM S.S D. PORTER. Gsvernor.
I certify that the foregoing is a true copy of
an act of tho Tennessee General Assembly,
the original of which is now on file In my
CHAS. N. GIBBS,
Secretary of State.
AN ACT to provide for Bills or Exceptions,
and to regulate tho practice where new
trials are granted or refused.
Heo'lon l. Be It enacted by the Gsneral As
sembly of the State ofTennessee, Thatwhere
a motion for a new trial shall be granted or
ro used.o ther party may exeppt to the de
cision of the court, and may reduce to writ
ing the reasons offered for said new trial, to
getner with the snbstauce of the evidence In
the case, and also the decision of the Court
oa said motion; and It shat: bathe duty of
the Judge, before whom such motion N made,
to allow and sign the ssmejanl such bill of
exceptions shall be i p irt o the record In the
case, and 't sual. be af .1 for the appellant
in such else to a-sij for error, that tho
Judges in theCourt beljw improperly granted
or refns-d a new trial therein, and the Su
preme Court shall have power to grant new
trials, or to correct any errors ofthe Clrcnlt
Court in granting or re "using tbe same.
Section 2. Be it further enacted. That this
act take effect from and alter its passage, tho
public welfare requiring It.
Passed Mar;h 23, 1S75.
Speaker of tho Houe or Representatives.
THOMAS H. PAINE,
Speaker of the tieuate.
Approved March 21, 1.S75.
JAHrJj D. PORTER. Governor.
AN ACT to authorize the sale ot the Hunting
ton Male aud Kemale Academics.
Whereas, The Huntington male and female
academies are in such a state of dilapidation
as to ba entirely unfit tor educational pur
Whereas, The trustees thereof are Indebted
to various persons for material and labor,
whereby the present value of said academies
Is enhanced; and
Whereas. :said trustees have no means with
which to discharg" said Indebtedness or to re
pair said academy buildings, and the educa
tional interests of tho county demand that
said academy buildings, together with the
grounds upon which they are built, be sold
aud the proceeds reinvested.
Section 1. Therefore. Be It enacted by the
General Assembly of the State or Tennessee,
TnatA. R. Uall, T. E. Jones. B. E. Morrison,
A. CMcWclil and their associates as Trustees
of the Hunttngt'in Male ard Female. Acade
mies, In the county of Carroll, andthMr suc
cessors In office, lie and are hereby authorized
to sell ouo or both of said lots upon such
teimsasthey may deem best, and tore luvemt
the proceeds after payingsaiddebts;provided,
however, that tbe debus alluded to do not ex
ceed two hundred aud fllty dollars in the pur
chase of sa d oiher grounds, and In the tree.
Honor repair of such buildings as they may
deem, expedient tor the education of botn
sexes, and tbe public welfare requiring It,
this act shall take effect from its passage.
Passed March 9, lt-7.3.
Speaker of the House of Represetatlves.
i-peaker of the tfensie.
Approved March 11, 1S7S.
JAMES I). PORTER, Governor.
I certify that r lie forwgoii'g Is true copy of
an act of the Tennes:, General Assemily,
the original ol which n now ou fll in nv
CHAS. N. GtBB,
AN ' CT to authorize ue i-.rrcnian o." Grand
Juries 10 swear wim.ss-j- brought before
them t -j testily.
Section 1. Beit enacltil by the General As
sembly of the Stat Tennessee, TPat
nerearter tne 1 ureinim or the Grand Ju
shsll have power and is nereby authorized to
Hdri.nu-ter oaths tj ail wltnes es brought !
fore iheGranu Jury totestl'y, as to tuo vio
lation or the criminal laws o. thisStrtte in all
oases where the c'-ks of the Criminal and
Circuit Ctmi-.s m-,y now admin. sier said
Section B,- it furluer emx-ted. T.iat it
fcha.l 'is the d.dj or tne si ' Koietcan of the
Grand lory u. lmi.irse on tl.s ir. tictrnent, or
if it lie a piese' !u.ent, ou the snbpeena the
uaiiins ol the wi usses so sworn tv nlm and
sign the same otticial'y, "' : the om'sslou to
indorse tne same onth" .udlctmenr or sub
piesa shall In uocuo lwahdate the riudlrg
1 tne inuicLuient or preientment. if the wit
nesses weroi l D-.:nt of i.ic: sworn bv linn :if -
cording to law.
Section :s. I .1 fartner "nactcd, Tha' tnis
act taKB eneci irom ata after Its ps stje,
tho pilBHc weirarc requiring it.
Passed March , 1875.
Speaker of the House oi Iteptesentitivtv.
THOMAS II PAINE,
f peaker of the Senate.
Approved Mar.-u W, lh7o.
JAMES O. I'ORTER, Governor.
I certify that the foregoing is a trne copy of
an act of the Tennessee General Assembly,
tho original of which la now ou file lu my
CHAS. N. GIBBS,
Secretary of State
AN ACT ruthorrzlng the City of Memphis
grant 10 the United States a site for Custom
House aud other public buildings, and ced
ing the iu. 'sdiciion to the United States of
lue gro.' od so granted.
Section '. Be t euacted by theGeneral As
sembly ol the m ite ot Tennessee. That the
city or Mem puis ii, and 1 . hereby authorized
to grant to I ne United Sta es a portion of the
public promenade, cn the west side of Front
street, ind adjacent to M.idison street when
extended to tue MlsmssI ipl nver, not exceed
ing thiee hundred leel (,uare, for the pur
pose of having elected tnereoa '.l'ted
States Custom House and other ,mbl e build
ings of the United Slate.
section i. Be it fuither enactor, That the
jurisd-ciiim of tbe said premi.s..-, bo to be
granted to the United Staies fm ihe said pur
poses, be. and the same is Pere-jv ceded and
granted by t.ie State of Tennessee to the
Sections. Pelt further enacted. That this
act take effect and in- in force from rnd after
Its passage -heii.-.l-j welfare requiring the
Passed March 23, li75.
Speaker or th Mouse of Representatives.
THOMAS H. PAINE.
.. Sneaker of theSenate.
ApprovedJMa.-ch if. H7i.
JAMES DY. UvTER, Governor.
rtNACT to makB nri or.n
Registers of the Laud o dices of
Section 1. Be It enacted by the Geoo-
sembly of the State of Tennessee, Tn. -Registers
of laud oltlces In the state kih
celve oue dollar and twenty five cents us ,
pen-atloa for each grant recordist by 1
and two dollars for oaoh certified our .
grants, and twenty-five cent) for etch sem
Passed March 30. 1S75.
Speakerof thellousnof Hepresenttlv -THOMAS
H. PAINf ,
Speaker ot theSeuui, .
Approved March 2f, lij7.
JA-MES D. PORTER, Govern.
AN ACT to punish Executors, Admlulstrar. 1.
Guardians or Trustees forj converting ...
their own nse and benefit, and falling to pay
over trust funds.
Section 1. Be It enacted by the General .V -sembly
of the State of Tennessee, That bi
Executor, Administrator, Guardian or Tru
tee holding trust funds who Ahull wilful)
and mallclonsly convert to his wn nxa un,
benefit any moneys, ;note, slocks, bond-
other evidences of value of whatever natur.
and description, the assets of the estate, fm
which he is Executor, Administrator, tiu.i
dinn or Trustee, and on final settlemenr shall
fall to pay to those entitled to the funds thu
entrusted to and due from such Kxei-ut.
Administrator. Guardian or Trustee, wher.
tho same are not paid and cannot lie t,. .
lected by due processor law.shall beadju.'i; I
guilty of felony before anv competent ton,
und on conviction shall be punished by hi,
prisonrnent In the penitentiary not less lia
one year and not more than ten yettr.
Section 2. Bo It further enacted. That Un
act take effect from and after its passage, t !..
public welfare requiring it.
Pa-sed March 9, 1X75.
Speaker ir the House of Kepreseutal.vo.
THOMAS H. PAINE,
Spetker of the bena e.
Approved March 13. lsT.
JAM US D. PORTER. Govern i.
I certify that the foregoing Is a true copy i.t
an act ot the General Assembly of Ten nesj.ee
ihe original of which is on file in mvolli .
CHAS. N. GIBBS,
Secretary of stale.
sN ACT to authorize aud rexulite tb is
suance of State Warrants.
Section 1. Be it euacted by tbe '.eneral As
sembly of the State of Teunesi ',Tua the
Comptroller of the Treasurer be, arid he ,s
hereby directed to have warrants on the
Treasury engraved and primes! tn denomina
tions ot oue, two. five, ten, twenty and rifty
doltars, on good banknote paper, pnyahle t
or bearer, received in payment i: ai'
dues to the State, and have the same s.
printed and bound In book form, as iun
when a warrant Is detached ir wlllieaw
stub or check on which shall lie written ..
the time of issuing each warrant, tbe denomi
nation thereof, the date wnen Issued, iin.t
consecutive number, 011 what account isso. 1
and ju receipt to be signed by the partv '
whom issued. Each denomlua'ion shall 1
bound in separate boo 'is, and r-.tiaoertx. -.
secutlvely Irom one upwards.
Section 2. Be ll lurther nacled, Thnt ....
section 2, of section 2 ."uf UieCode, be .mien. I
el so as to anth.inxe and emrwer the L. mp
troller to lssne any and all of these denomic.
i,ionsof engraved warranls for sums wl ie'
upon examination and adjustment of an .it
count or claim against tb? S'ste, msy
found due from the State.
Sections. Bolt further enacted. That f
the payment of odd do'lars and c uts. w i'.i t
cannot be made by the-j warrants, -het'i" ;
t roller shall Issue his wurraut in the .- i-n-manner
ard form now pnividnl bv law.
Sect'on 4. Be r furtfer eaac'd. Tha'
shal' bo the duty of lreas'trei. befoie 1,
shall payoff auy o' the .varrum-s hereint- .
vlded lu., to compare them witn the stnbs.
checks provided for In the fir. t section of ti.
act. and if found to correspon ', pav t" -.fa.
and Immediate y cance! anu file thtm v
f"ch iuspectiou itil ex iminati.u as in
orirered by the Get ra! .--rfmhIy.
StictlcnS. Be it further ccacieJ, Tin t ' -
slnllbem, no ttmo more than five 1 in. I:
t.. i- -J dollars of the warrants aer-l .
t!ior.2 si to be issued, outstandm. and um. u
. ami tl-y shall be : J iI for current exp-r .
t-.LClioat. Beit rurti.er enacted, -ha: 1
act take take fleet roni and after its s-,
tho public welfare -equi: iag .t.
Passed Marcn 22, 1S75.
LEW J8 BOND.
Speaker of the House of Repretcula, v
THOMAS It. PAINK.
SpeaL:rr 'He Sen
Aptrov-.' March 21, 75.
James i. por-; ijt, Govcrt. 1.
AN ACT to amet ct an act pass,uii Janaai
1870, Chapter CXXl., S-ntP,ii 1 grar-tii--
furnishers of supplies Hen oa crop.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the General '
serqblyof the State ot Tennessee, That cut
ter cxxl., section 1, of an act passed 12th of
January, 1870, be s amended as to give '
landlords, in addition to Hens already vci,
him by law, a further hen on the grown
crop for necessary supplies of fooJ and cloth,
ing furnished tenants for themselves, or those
dependent on them by the landlord or hi-
agent, to enable the tentnl inrame the crop
pro fided.au accountof sur-h necessary sup
piles is kept, as tbe articles are furnis, d.
and is sworn to before some Justice of t"
Peace before the enforcement of the lien
provided, also, that this lien shall bo second
ary to that of the landlard for his rent,
Sectiou2. Be it further enact-d, That this
lien may te enforced as the landlord's lien
for rents; providel. always, that the affid.ivi
as above provided for, shall be made as to the
truth ami Justice or the account before the
Magistrate or Clerk of the Court shall issue
writs of distraint or attachment.
Section 3. Be it further enacted. That thi
act shall take ellect from aud after its pass
age, the public welfare requiring It.
Passed March 23, IS7S
Speakerof the House of Representatives.
THOMAS 11. PAINE,
Speakerof the Senate.
Approved March 24, 15.
JAMES O. PORTER. Governor.
AN ACT to Increase the number of Notarlt
Publlc for the comty of Knox.
Section 1. Be It enacted by the General As
sembly of the State of Tennessee, That ic
tlon seventeen hundred and ninety-two o.
the Code of Tennessee be amended eo as t.
read as fallows: That the Chairman or Judge
of the County Court o. Knox county is here
by authorized to appoint one other Noiarv
Public for said connty in addition to tbe num
ber now allowed by law In said county, wuo
shall be able In additisn to the ordinary re
quirements of law now prescribed, to under
stand, speak and write the German language,
and lu all respects be governed by the .aw
now in force lu regard to Notaries Pnblic 1 .
eectloul. Be It further enacted. Thnt ; h-
pon county be allowed an additional Notarv
Public In and tor civil district No. 11 of sail.
connty. said Notary to be elected, commis
sioned and qualified as now by lw provided.
Section 3. Bo it further enacted, That 'his
act shall take effect from and arter Its pass
age, the pnbllc welfare requiring it.
Speakerof the House of Representatives.
THO HAS H. PAINE,
Speaker of the Senats .
Approved March 15. 1S75.
JAMES D. PORTER, Governor.
I certify that the foregoing Is a true copy of
an act of the General Assembly of Tennes
see, the original of which Is now ou file in
CHAS. N. GIBBS,
Secretary of State.
AN ACT to encourage the buttdlnj of Mac
Section 1. Be it enacted by the General As
sembly of the State of Tennessee, That au
five or more persons, citizens of the State,
not under twenty-one years of age, desirous
of Joining a tnrnplke company shall make- a
memorandum in printing stating:
1st Ihe name ot the company, aud tho ob
Ject ror which it ts formed, and t:ia propos'-d
line of road.
2d. Tho amount of capital .toe Sr. ni
number of shares Into which it ' divided.
3d. The names of the stockholders and too
number of shares held by each, to whicl.
shall be appended ,u those -vords:
"We toe undersigned apply to the Sta.- 1 1
Tennessee, by virtue c' the Jaws of the land
for a charter of lucorpore'ioa for ihe pu,
poses, and with the powe s deemed In ill,
Witness oi'r hands. 'he- da of
Theslgnature of salu rive or rm.-e cm,.',
rators must be nckcowled, 01 any one o-r '--or-signatures
proven hy one witness before tut-
leik orihe County Court, the fact of ac
icn. iedgment or piisLare to c-e entered or
the books or the e.'tlre, and also certified 01,
the Instrument, w.ch lnstr-meut with t',
application, the acknowledgerirat or p..
bate, shall be registered in the Heelstr- - i
rice of thecoun - when- the main imsi.te.
o: t lie company is to ba conducted, tho t
of registration tobt by t)- RegJarerliHt irs.t
on or atte.'hed to the instrument. 7 , e - i 1
lr trmnt registered as uforesaid. sht.! n .1
b. ,r,.Mamitted ro tbe Secretary cf ctate, .11
shall 1 -py the same 'u a book 'n 1 tep( to,
toai pi.rpose, with ' :o ; rotates, aeknolu
menls, certificates of theclcrHM. re ters.e-
ne Secretary ot state shall thei certif-
the original lnstru. lent, that the same-"1' -been
,-egIstered l.,s office, 10 which ceiilu
cate shall be afilxed the great veal oft'
State, and upoa theafilxiuz of the great --er
or the stale 10 mid ceruQcp-e-, or said origl .
instrument, the promotion oi the aswep. 1 n
asa .body politic and corp.,rct'o-.i, is he
declared i.ttmiilptA .ml ti.u ... it..,.- A. .
same shall not he 11 auy ,ca. p.-'ceeu.n
Section 2. Be It further em.cteel. That f.n
this service the Secretary of state and Ke -ter
shall receive a fee' f three ifoilttrs.and n
clerk tho same fees as l-,r probate r ac
knowledgrnent of a deed.
Section 3. Bo It further enacted. That op"!,
the Issuance of said certificates, as heretofore
Srovlded.the lnco-p r.-.i:on shall lie and Is
ereby clothed wun h the powers, nghrs
and privileges granted to, aud applicable t
turnpike, macadamized, graded or plank
road-., iu chapter 2, article 1 aud article 1 ol
the Code of Ten nessee.
Section 1. Be it further enacted, Thi.t
when any company of persons, corp irate or
Incorporate, have constructed or snail con
struct more than one mile and a half and le-s
than five miles of turnpike, such as Is un
der the present law, good macadamized roa i,
connected at one 01 Its termini with a depn;
town, or with another pike running Into u
town, such company thai! bs entitled to erect
p loll gate, not nearer than a mhe to the
t'epDt or corporate limits of a town, and nor
neaier than a half mile to anv other pike
vvlih which licountcts, and shall be until e.t
to take toll m tbe present rates fixed by . ,
oue-firta of the year ror each mllecouip d
provided, thenet tolls so collected ba .!-!
to the completion of tbe road; prov. , that
where turnpikes aro five miles ...ore 11
length the number of gates to .i:ch the
shall e entitled shall uc thesa n as hereto
fore, and shall not be affected ov this act.
Section 5. Bo It further enacted. If tit
road bed shail be locate-1 on miles ormoi.
from a city containing ,iv thousand Inb t
Hants, the ioa bed .r.ay be f-uneea in'
wide, and covere w. rocks or gravel ten
feet wide aud six ccnes thick
Passed March H, K7d.
Speaker o. tne Ilonseof Representatives.
THOMAS H. PAINE.
Sreaker of the Sena'--Approved
March 23, IS75.
JAMES D. PORTER. Govei no: