MEMPHIS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1885.-
VOL. XLV-NO. 388
Last Day of the Missouri River Im
proveuient ConYention at Kin
B solutions Adopted Which Gire Assur
anci of Uuloa and Co Opera
Congress Between all tlte Sections la-
( teretttd in Carrjloj Through Ap
fflPIClAL TO THI APPEAL.)
Kansas City, Mo , December 30. The
proceeiiDp? of the Wfat-'rwavs Convention
t-rfay were harnnuioua. The report of
the Committee on reslu:iona wa read and
adopted. The fo. tawing clauses, which
wero enthusiastically adopted, give assur
ance of hearty union and co-operation in
CjDgresa between all sections interested:
Rttolred, Thnt we Qr(r upon all Senator! and
Corwreasmea from tha M'ps -uri and AfitjaiMippt
Vlle. to heaittly uu.te in rdor to receiv
proper and lib-rat ftppropristions for the im
provement of Western and Northwn'ern watsr
war and to deraam uf h help from the National
tiwvtrnrocDt - the bet intere'taoi these motions
justly dentand before voting the apprai riationa
of public inunen tr other and less national ob-
t'acts. and for Beeiins of our country which have
litherto been moKt fvurel bj the distribution of
hrtiJrrd.Thiit we view withflurprisflndo!iei
tude the oui Union of all mention of the needs
ol Western w'vwiyi from the message of the
Preside"" United ivft'e. nd that we as
if the p ftple inhabitinir the en
jt the Aliasauri and Mississippi
nesily urm upon the President to call
-Titrnn of ConRrert by special meatmge to
beedi of theve ceo t ion in the matter of in
ternal improvementtt . and we truft that the omia
aion was uitfde with the view of making a more
emphatic and el i borate pioaenUtion bj a special
meesaso at a later day.
The point of thse resolutions strikta
the keynote of the future, and those best
dvi d now predict w.th confidence that
tne union of tha West, Northwest and
Southwest will carry through prooer ap
propriations over the combined iuiiaen.e
of ail opposition.
Onr motto," paid K K. Converge of
New Orl-aris, 'ienot to beg our rights, but
to demand them.:
The C;nveniiooappVurtd twodlegUes
from six S ates and T rritort s to act in j
concert with the coma it 'tea fromt'ie New
Orleans and t P-ul c uivent'. ms. Am ng
them i j W. Jl Milter of this city, wh pr
sentad the ciiinmofthe Si.-9 ari rive- to
Cr(r.re-B several yan ig in a 6(tech
whicJi w ifl c rdr-d p-iv.nl bv thectni
mit'e. Mr. Mi lri- -tvarv of th Kan
sas City B ard ef ir::d.,uni is well ktiowi
in Mhii p'i'.
. Georify S. Wrght,s? cetary cf tbe West
ern Waterway t liottveuriou, U ( resent a?
a member from tit Vans
The coiiv-rnaoi ju-.:..y anj iurned sine
Aorlnte JfrewN Rfort.
Kansas Cmy, Ma, D c mher TO. The
prooed ns ui tot K.vt-r Improvement
Conveu ion were sdrouHt devoid of interest
tis njormi'n '1 he ct-nvrnion wi 1 ad
journ to-riighr, pn 1 th Lt xt nuetinn will
probably be he.d iaOa:uhanext Sfptem
ber. Toe Committee on Resolutions rer-oiUd
as follow, and the d & -usuion of the re
port is sfiil in prpg e-q. I; is probable that
Ho amendment Vki 1 he msdu.
Whibbah, In view f the fact appropriations
ate beinic cke frum Cimtrrefs tor the improve
ment t the gre it Wttera wsitrrways, and the
convention httvii c r--n railed in tbe ia teres; of
the great Mif.-oun River Valley, i here ore
uir-d, Xhii it is ttie etirnost wi.-h ot the peo
ple of the iv icflouii 'l:cv that t'ouxrcis do at
oqco appropriate ior the improvement of
the Mi-pouri river one-hnlf the amount
attked tor by the Mi fkum tjinnmip.on for the
year ending June "0. IHv, in irder tht this Com
mis on m-y be aIu to re mi Die wo'k ear y in the
ai nnr, as economy ticiound . aud timt we ask the
nators and KepreHtittu'ivei o; th M souri
alley in Cone.-ei-c ih i' they make it the foremost
bu ines to eeoure i ii h an nppropri.ttion.
Jirmotvcd, lht thin cniiu itce inirt that a
member of Con(fr-fs of the Mirirouri V:lleyre
placed upon the Uuuse Committee for River and
Heolvrdt T hiit we recommend the eitaMich
ment of lirbt-biiio system from Kansas City to
fort ient-n, and an adetjuate appropriation
from Conar. ss for that purpoee.
JiemUwii, That a coiinnit eo, eonsistinir of two
members from each ot th i States of Missouri,
Iowa, Nebraska, K :!):: 4 and Minoesota
and the I ernturie of and Montana, be
iV)t.jaik tbo aeltpute- i re ent in this oon-
ventiV the mid fctiiii and lerritoriep, to
la be anTss the dt amis ot this conven
tion inWfoi-e resolu i ns.
AVitpf, That urcp i pm nil the Senators
and L'ootfftsiiicn irom tb li?otiri ai d Misci!
ipi'i Vallt a to hert ily n'itv t st'rure proper
and I i be rikl appropriutMii - inr the iinj rovo-nent
of the Western at.d Moi ioretern waterways,
and to demand such helu i.' ui the Xatiotnil Oov
ernment as t e best inl ?ttst thee sectitins
Kt4lcd, Tint we view i h surprise and st
lintude the o ninsi-in of all nention of the needs
of Western wattrways ir- th imsuKeof ihe
President, and we. i ( ):. t it ivt- of the
people inh.ihitinv thi- '.ii. -t" -I.p Mf)oiiri and
Miattissippi rive, imhiv L.n.r upon I hi I resi
dent to call tbe ui .f . i..M : t ' . n i en- by peri il
mostfftire to ihe n-r 1- ! t--( ioiu in the
matte of internet ni.itl n.t.ina it. and we
trust that this oui.-pi n w ki i v w ith the view
Of making a moxv enipKit c -:(.i u :toorate pie-eeniat-on
oy u ijpri;il itif.-s ire it i 1 -r dy.
He(tlvrU. Thui w i iin M.riid hii C iiares do
pa s a Uw d' irti : tt e K-n.ts rivr n;iv mbie
from Kori Uiley to ii. nioutU a! unriotto City ;
that a 1 r iti ial ( t uoinn .ro i-i anee, and
as surh mut te rotnt ml t : at ;t u a, proon at ion
ofStttO.OOuc iii.m1i- i,:d cp Ti It- I to titty ai d
proper. y ii it mihI i. . r. t-r to more suo
ce s u' trwnit ol m on1.
Re,lrrdt That (h m vittion of the Visjiti't
Ri.er Cuitnui. mi k- luTt- rUul'y onl ed
by this miii e tin t -1 ! x nt iiHn.ai;e d-me an i
thre ttened by ti.e M i - a i ' i el - rt lenvu
woi l h, Kan , w . r. tiic Ucr I arovtrri'in mh-s
Jarua prop.-rtv i t ; nU it re tbe irou
briue w.nch Mt.ins to river - r. .lamer of
inif i s conn tit Oil t. h Win Ms- uri phore, t ui
UeAtroyinM the commuu o ti n be; wee .hat im
poria it milit try iit ud I)m E t.
Jt'ftL! l lill'S I AST KESll.XJ PLU S
MfMit m n Un llrlil In Hp York .
T.iko rinnl rlio la hfl n attrr
Siw Y BK, I' nn'i't :0. A rhiUdel-
J ha Mct-n.I uh, f-vii I" d.iv 1 mh' ravel
ing will he hv l i i New Y nk on Mom'.av
to take ti-.ial nr'icn r criiion tlm ct leet-
Cpt. Conrn's itstf-mfnt to a St. Louis
rrporte' that ihrr-i mx e'i 1 (sir cLnnce
vi th body h- ir p ni.t tV-Pie (or bniial,
Mr. Joh;.K-iii ! rlnrod iljat it wi'-l not te
tiki ll friiin I'i.il.'iiflpliia. "I cm eppilv
nndnaUmd," f aid in , " l.y tlie S . L-m b
pe' p'e Kiip n i hope. I Ant. LVuner mi
mt mlwr if tim Ii'snof K ks thetp, which
bun i-U-. -.m! s-.(),tR-(l inr the "ic t on ct a
uioiimri'T.t in JlcCnllotijtl:, arid does net
aok d penny fioiu sny oim i-'tw to lit-ln it
out, fud h : tiatnrnlly anxmtig tl-.at the
lMle bL.-.II I svo its Hh. J hp family,
liowever, i:: this ci-bs muat lie deferred to,
ara tliey will liot listen to n popoetticn
to bury tr-e fi;;-r er.vwIierB hot heie.
The Lnulslllo mprlna neelinx.
Lecit.vii.LK, Kv., Ij eiiibvr aa). The
thkes ol t:ie I.m.avil,e Jcvkev Ciub, that
clMo J.hi uarv la:, liavu been matiial:y
altered. Theio aie live stakes for two
year olds the Louityille ladie'. Alexin
der. Teni;esnr, Uunnyniede and Klinen
dort For three Tear oids, the Moet k
Chandon Ct aoipagoe stake. For ell apra
1heru are five h'skhe Dixiina httndk-ap,
I.3u:?Tiiiij cup. Merchants, Heetwooi
handicap and Turf. I he great American
R'alhou stake, for siref, aiso closes then.
Tbe meeting will c -iuuience May Hth
and continue ten d.;3. There will 'be
. fifty races and SJVOOJ of added naonev.
Tb Kentucky D.-rby next year has 107
entries, una aireulv turtni; n are beg u
uinn to spvCiiiata no.n the evi'tit. it is
aloioet ccttiin t i .t Louvillo, Nashville,
St. Louts an. I Ciio,:;;-) will srileof tivrt of
the most pr. n:ia. i t rnd bc-s'-informed
tut f men to be tho iuttbes if ail races run
upon their ciiiwj. 1; is c-rtain that the
a'abl'Sof J. B. lldgein. K J. Baldwin and
Porter Ashe will be at tbe Louisville track
this rptitig. The rec-r.t sale rf Milton
louog st .ck bus ou'v added to tho gen
era! interest. Tb.- itib'ia of S S. Brown
w th its recent h-ili-pnced ad.'itionp, U
'ready he(. The iprinc meeting prom
iaea to bo tbe bttt ever h Id by the Jockey
rrer. Idmn Is. Mnbtre,
D. Sanborn rtisl veeia-v uiorning at the
A ..or LaV i vj uAV, 1: il IS SfVtniJ-f IPDin
r. was a m'titiM it u
Fan..UiJ....Ii . .
vi r :r.J VIUO aim
"nuiiwui, nr was lor i
i a:t at Wehioataa i
. 11 . n,ri.l . l
I s iru j.inal Cotivl
8. C. Dett
It. a mil...
P. Celbnrn, a well-known insurance ajpent
of thia city, interfered in the woman's be
half. The wife with her four little chil
dren escaped from the infuriated husband,
who, incensed at the Interference, crept np
behind Co) burn and A red three shots at
him, one of the bails 1-jdgiog in the spine
and u fl cting what is thooeht to be a fatal
wound. Afu-rshootit u Col burn Geretti
fl-d to his farm, about a quarter of a mile
die tan t, ppreued by tbe town marshal and
a pDfibe, He locked himself np in his
house, and, the posse being unarmed,
defied them tearrest him. While his
pursuers were deliberating Geretti placed
the muzzle of his pistol in his mouth and
blew out his brains.
Tb Cbrrtataaaa ratlvltlea-
uel 4emral Nta.
looasuroxDnica or thi afpml.1
Laobanob. J km if . December 29. The
beautiful day of Christmas have drawn
to a close: their loveliness ia aoEurDassed.
Christmas Day, aa I watched the sua sink
lower and lowen. to rest, without a mar-
muring bretz to mar the serenity of the
occasion, one Deam, lin(renn alone
longer, somehow reminded me of Head
ley's beautiful description of tbe
''Miserere" at tbe Sistine Cbaoel of that
last low, desolate wail; yet so sweet and
tender. Fainter and fainter it grew ; like
the dying tones of a lute, it sank away as
if the lsBt sorrow was ended. I stood at
my wicdow till I fell to thinking, and mv
thoughts floated out on the glorious
winfcsol tbe night. All tin bezvens
waxed brighter, and the ' s'arlight ly
Blwpirg at my feet. Christmas was un
ostentatiously observed here. The Bishop
of Myra, or Santa Claos, made bis annnal
rounds, dietnna'ing gifta and making
merry the hearts of cuildiaahaiHwi
RttheLi Belle Chapel was in every re
spect a success. The drama, recitations
BDd mueic were very good.
uotton is very low here now.
Tae Magic Lantern Dlaved here lint
Mr. lhomaa Kivee, sr., is visiting rela
tives in vou.r city.
Mis. .Livima Milhken has returned
home from a short visit to your city.
Miss Laura Jones, who has been in
Withe, spent the holidays at home.
Mr. and Mrs. McKinney, from Hickory
Valley, spent Christmas at Mrs. Capt. Han
cock's. , Miss McClendon, one of last year's
teachers at tbe F. M. Collese, spent a f aw
days with Mrs. M. B. Jones.
Dr. Heard and his "m Julian, are in
town from Florence, AI V, for a few days.
Juue Soeed, jr., was out a few data from
Wiilifton to see hia mother, lira. V.
Mrs. M. E. ard Miss Booth Tucker
spent a few days in Memphis with rela
Mi-s L'siie Hudson of Lamar is visiting
Mn. L gan Anderson.
Mr. Monroe Avenr, from Hickory V'al
ley, was in 'own a few days since.
Mresnj. Fncb, Wa ter Baiitb, Will San
son and Will ebb were in tow a a day or
so ogo, f im Grand J a net i- n
Mis Ka'ie Moore f Bolivar spent a
faw da with frit-nd her.
Mr. McCracken of Sumerville was in
town tn bueinesa.
Mr. N Un preaches at the Baptist
Church on tbe second Sunday instead of
Mr. Tread well, the new minister f the
Methodist Episcopal Church, preaches
first and third.
Mr. Cochran announced he would have
service at the Presbyterian Church tbe
third Sunday at night; away for the next
Ah ! beautiful day, why fade away,
Ever would I keep thea, it thou woaldat ita.
A DIS1M K0L8 FIBE
the Bmlini Portion of Leb
Nasuvilli, Tbnn., December 30. A tel
egraphic meesage has just been received
from Lebanon, Tenn , saying that a dis
attrous fire has broken out in tbe center
of the town, and asking for aid from this
c ty. Eugines have been forwarded by
pecial train. There is no telegraph
olliee at Lebanon, and telephone
connection cannot now be had, owing
probably to the office being burned.
Taough the town is thirty miles from
here, the light of - the- flames--can beHs"
t.nctly seen. It will be impassible to get
a fuller account of the fire this evening.
PISE BLLFF, ARK.
Prank fax, a Planter, Severely Injured
While Ruanlna- Hla Sin.
Israelii, to thc irratL. I
Pin Bluff. Ark.. December 30. The
old gin story : Frank Cox, an experienced
planter, to-day, while niuiipulating about
nts gin stand lost tbree lingers and had
his arm severely lacerated.
B F. Haller to Kate L. Crook, lor 36.
D.twsuu'8 subdivision, sonth side el Adams
itreet, 31x148 fet, for $1600
w minm till ie to franklin .brown, lot
10' Fiippin subdivision. Monearat ave
nue, fitlx 60 feet, for J7500.
K. b. Sruuh and wile ti Obion Smith,
ICO acres i'i 6e ond Civil Dintrict, for $400.
Krpeclally to Women.
"Sweet is revenge, especially to women."
-aid tte gwtKti but nangt.t. 1ord Bvron
Purely he was in bad. humor when he
wrote such words. But there are com
thii.U that only women snffr, that are
c irrving numbers 1 1 them aown to early
grav- s. Theie is hope for those who snf-
r, no runner now sorely, or nev-r Iv. in
D -. R. V Pierce's "Favorite Prescription."
S.tfe in ib action it is a bleesing tsjrially
eulle', the bou-eh Id is askew.
Hhnotlna; Affray In at Crowded Street-
kw York, December 30. In the sub-
uitui if Uuttenbirg. N. J., last night. Fred
erirk tjmi'h and August Biadeu, popular
yonug men, between whom there was
loogstanang grudge, met in a crowdm
hor.e-car and began shooting, when tbe
fiifii.ads endeu tbe car was empty, save
those two, and Smith wts lying on the
n jor witn two wound in one ct bis arna
and rne in his side. Braden was carrying
bulletin one of his arms. Braden was
atreeted and Smith was taken home and
cared for. He may die.
An OtTenalvo Breatn
Is moet diatressinir. not onlv to the naracn
alll cted if he has any pride, but to those
with whom lie comes ia contact It is a
delicate niatler to speak of. but it has patt
ed not only friends but livers. Pr. Sage's
Catarrh Rrmedy cures the worst carts, as
thousands can testiiv.
Senator Bailey Laid to Beat.
Nasuvilli, Tenn., December 30. Tbe
interment of the remains of the late Ex-
Senator James E. Bailey took place in
Greenwood Cemetery, at ClarksviUe,
Tenn., to-day. Memorial services wilt he
held on Monday.
FRKPARI FOB FLOOD.
Foundations, cellar walls and buildings
subject to overflow should be constructed
with Louisville Cement. It ia the standard.
Snrvlvora of Ike Sultana.
Cllvilakp.O., December 30. About 20
ex-uuion soldier, who survived the explo
sion ct the packet nultaoa. near Memphis.
Tenn , Aptil 27, 1865, met at Fortenia, O ,
tivttay ana organized a permanent asso
ciation, several Mates were represented.
Resolutions were ndopted memorialixiDg
Uongnai for relief and a committee waa
appointed to preseut tbe petition.
Tna poor snfTerer that has been dosing
himeif with so-called trachea and thereby
upeet hia etomach without curing the
troublesome cough, should take our advice
and ue at once Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup
aua get wen.
Doable Hang-Ins; near Bfaeon, Hie.
Mac.-n, Miss., December 30. Near
Crawford, last Monday, a mob of citizen
t k Thomas Lvde and Thomas Sham
both coloied. frornjthe jail and banged
tnem. ioere ""itfnmnir nro to
Tiee-Presideat Hoxle of tbe Iron
Kouataim -Looking After Temlaal
Facilities far. His Boa.
StroBf Chances ef Memphis fet-Be
coming tbe Headquarters of
the ttonld tyatem.
6(s. NetllelOB an the Union Depot
C. and 0. Crossing the Ohio
Bailroad Balldiar la 1885.
Vice-President Hoxie of the Iron Mount
ain railroad, in company with 8uperin-
tendent Fleming, called npon the Fire and
Police Commissioners yesterday for the
Purpose of finding ont from them what
sort of terminal facilities wonld. be given
them if they should decide to extend tbe
line to this city. The answer tiv?n them
was that Memphis bad plentv of room left
for all the railroads in the United States,
should they deeire to extend tbeir lines to
this point. Mr. Hoxie seemed to be very
much pleased with the way the emm a
si oners talked, and left President Hadden
ncder the impression that the building of
tbe road would be decided npon and that
it would be put throngb at cn:e. Tbe rjlan
ia to build into Menmbia from Bald Knob.
and troavBald Knob tn b other' direc
tion to Kansas City. It is by no means
improbable that thia will become the
headquarters of tbe Gould system, which
contains abont 9000 miles. ,
den. Hetileton and the Depot.
Every since the subject of a union depot
waa first broached, those who take an in
terest in it have been in tbe habit of look
ing to Gen. George H. Nettleton of the
Kansas City, Springfield and Mem
phis road as the man who wonld
put the plan . into operation. Hie
appointment as chairman of a com
mittee at a meeting held at the New Cot-
ion tx( nance, wben that bnildinir waa
dedicated, confirmed tbe belief that he
would take tbe initiative in the movement.
and whenever he visits the city talk about
a union depot at ones revives. . He came
in yesterday, and it is understood that he
will take soma positive aten inthanart
day or two.
C. O. Croaalna- I be tin to.
Mr. M E Ii'gailn. Dr. aidn t nf tho R a
Four acd of the tmrai Union D-pot Com
pany, was at his desk tnia uiorniuu whim 1
the Timet Star called.
'Mr. I ga Is. said the writer. ' a a
member of tbe Bjard of Direcors of tbe
Ki-n'uciy eutral.what is v nr iiea abon
tbe Chesapeake aud Ohio and Khdiuc y
t'entral crosng the Ohio rivr aud estaH
nsbir.g us terminu-t in tie Central Uuiou
Drp ,t in thia city 7" ,
'That is oniv a Question nl time" re
plied Mr. Icgalls. ' It is ai assured thi- g
that the Hutitir gtons will soon oomm nee
building a bridge over the Obio, and then
nave an entrance in the Uoion Depot
H T 1 . 1 1 ,, .
xuai would naturally give yon be'ter
trade to Chicago," ventured to remark tbe
'Sot very much better, althonah it'
would be of great advantage to the pas
senger. You see we now get the trade io
Chiiago from the, Chesapeake and Ohio
people, but, nalura'lv. when the Baaeen-
ger knows that he has not to change de
pota, dui can maxe tmmeoute ana direct
connection, it is a great inducement, and,
of course, this will also give the Big Four
"Is the Big Four interested in conatroc'-
ing the bridge across the Ohio 7"
no, just the Chesapeake and Ohio peo-
p e. 1 he Big Four will only have their
west-bound peesenaers from the Central
Union Dsi-ot. acd as a road to Chicavo
the Big Four stands nneqaaled. It in the
finest road in the land." Cincinnati Times
Railway Bnlldlnn During- (ha Paa
Chicago. III.. December 30. In its issue
for to-morrow. the Hailway Age will sav:
"When the v ear 1885 opened very little
building. The record for the year, as w b
now present it, shows that this assump
tion was far from being correct, and tbat
while the extent of new mileage added ia
less than in 1881, and very much less than
in several previous years, it is by no meat
insignificant. We find that tbe total
length of main line, not including second
track, siding or renewals, laid in the
unittu elates daring the vear 1885 was
3113 miles This is abont 700 miles lets
than the new mileage of 1 88 1, and it is
less than in any year since 1S78 when the
total was but 2GS7 miles, while in 1875 tbe
record of new construction reached enly
1711 miles. The work done has been large
ly on branches and extensions of moderate
length, and has not included any
very large 1 nes, such aa in previous years
have helped greatly to swell the total. In
new L,ugiand and tbe luist almost no new
track has beei added. The principal ac
tivity baa been in tbe Southern States and
in the belt between the Mirsnuri river and
the Pacific States and Territories. Tbe long
est extension o! the year has been that of
the Fremont, E'khrtL nd Missouri lineof
tbe UMcago acd rvoithwebtern system,
from Valentine, Neb , west, and north
nil eteen miles to Buffalo Gap. D.:k.,
whence it will be pushed in the spring to
the black Hi Is. Another veiy important
work has been done in California by the
X'enson of the California Southern road
e-ghty-one milee, to a connection with tbe
Atlantic and racinc. tbu- giving a con
tinuous lin uoder practically me same
grant, frc-m Kansas City and St. Louis to
LiOS Acgelee and ban lh go.
Suikts, all styles, made to order. Mem
phis Steam Shirt FiHitosy and Laundry,
Tl becond street.
OoLDkil Coax Riaovia cures oorneand buuioni
Bazab fashion sheets for December, 44
J. uoort street.
Memphis Stained Glass Works, 330
Ihird street. Uallandeee.
Miss Cabbie M. Keating can be fonnd
every day at E. Witsmann & Co.'b, 223
second street, tram 4 to 5 o clock p.m.
Tbb finest and bett selected stock
of gas fixtures in the city, at bottom
J. A. BAILEY A CO.
Kkipout the cold and soot with Hook &
LagrtU's Wood and Rubber Weather
Strips. There is comfort and economy in
For Throat Dieaea and Coughs.
Brown's Bronchi:.! Trochee, like all really
good things, are frequently imitated. Tbe
genuine are eoldonly in boxes.
Fmg Cct Flowsrb. Rosebuds, hya
cinths and camellias, for Christmas and
New Year's, at Harry Lmham's. Fifth
and Chelsea streets. Telephone abs.
Tub Herbal Chill Cure, tbe best tonic
and anti-periodic known. A oertain and lara
eara for ehilla. Prion fl par bottle. Band tamp
for eironlara. Any refaranea aivaa . Addrau
John o. ttaraar, LTDObbarc. va.
G. W. Fishib, 274 Second street, oppo
site Court Square. Fornitnre, Carpets,
Rugt, Clocks and Household Sewing Ma
chines nice acd useful gifts lor Christ
mas. Low for cash or on payments.
Farmers can procure, at a low rate of
transportation, farm hands from Georgia
and Sonta Uaronna by writing to li A
Williams, agent of the Memphis and Lit
tle Kock railroad, Atlanta, Ga.
The most efficacions stimulants to excite
the appetite are Angostura Bitters, pre
pared by Dr. J. G. B. Siegoit dt Sons. Be
ware of counterfeits. Aak your grocer or
druggist tor tne genuine article.
ADDITIONAL K1VEK NEWS.
PrrrsBCRfl, Drembr 30. Night Riyer
3 net ena stauonary. n earner clear and mild
W atxaxiHO, W. Va., December 30. Nigl t
Hirer 7 feet 10 inehe and ttauosary. w aatber
loady and pleaaaau
St. Lor ia, December 30. Night Kvet
aas risen a tncnea, witn 7 xeet 1 inca ey the vaare.
Weather clear and cool to-n-rht; eloudy and
: aamp aurins tne aay. AO arrivals. Lie par ted
naa Baneanet at Bestaa.
ass., December 30. The ban-
by the Boston Merchants' As-
ght, at which several distin-
atora and Representatives of
Mtes were the honored guests.
vent in the club history of
rs r rye, ,varta and .bu
ng the speakers.
vnme. Ed en is.
Marchal Kiel Rose.
1 the Valley
WIl'ZMANM WADB-At tba residence of tba
bride's mother, Mia. 8. L. Wade, It tt-a Pet.
Wm. B. Bog. , Mr. E. WiTmais and Miss Strata
Li Wmi. Ncrd.
WALL December 29, 1885, at the residence of
ner eon-ic-iaw, majur jonn A. cneatnaai. rear
years, mother of Janias ana Fraut Wall of Mia-
Remains will be shinned to Hollv Enrinaa for
interment thia (THURSDAY) mornint at 9:30
ON FRIDAY, JANUARY -iT (NSW YEAR'S
DAY), tbe andereianed Banks will ant
open for the tran-action oi business. All ppr
matnrinc on tbat day must be paid on Deo. 31st.
rAK Or" OMJIKKLK,
FIRST NATIONAL BANK.
STAi'K NATIONAL ANK.
pNION AND PLANTERS' BANK,
MANHATTAN SAVINGi BANK
r AND TRUST CO
,0 M AN!
HEM BEST f-RIEBilfl
DR. J. BRADFI ELD'S TI
Thia furoom remedy mett happily meets tbede-
. .. ... ..... -ff u -uui.il lVruilSTlD1 Dll l
A;-.;.. . T : - r ....... . . .
LT, indforone StE 1L CLASS of kaa Ji.-
eaeea. It is a apeeiflo fr.reertaia ditaiaad eondi
tiona of tbe womb, and proposes to to eoatrot the
Menstrnnl Function a to racalate all tha de
rangements and irregularities ef Woman's
- i" "i" 1 " i I. nu umar meatjai prop
erty; and io donbt tbe faot that this med cine
doea positively possess such eontrollina andrea
a atina powers ia simply to discredit the volun
tary lesti. cony of thousands ot livina iitneses
who ara to-day emit n in tba restoration to
eounhealth and happiness.
Dradfield's Female Regulator
- e.rit.-ti m vegouioie compouDa, ana is tne pro
duct of a edical science and practical experience
directed toward the benefit of
siirrEKiRe woman t
o uw inuiou f-reacripiion ot a learnea pnytl
cian. whose specialty was WOMAN, and wnoae
lame became enviable and boaadless because oj
his wondertu! success in the treatment and cure
of female complaints. THK RKUULATOK is the
GRANDEST HEMhDY known, and richly de
serves iu name
MAN'S -liEST XKIEXD!
Bee- nsa it eontrnls a fnn.1 y,m w. W
ous deranaements o w.ich cante more ill hea th
loan an otner cause w .btned, and thus rercue
her irom a lona trainJb.uffliftlinn. atiifk uimIi
embitter ber 1 fe an I Prmatureiv end tier exis
tence. Oh, wnat a multitude of living witnesses
pan testify to i a oharmia effectol Hous, take
to your co 6denov thia
PltMIO- BOOS OF HEALTH!
It will relieve von of ne.rl all .a Mimnlsin-i
peeaMar to yor in. R-ly npnn H as your sale
aard forhe-lth. bappiner. and lona lift.
BcH by all druMisu fe d for our featise or
the Ueultb and Hanplness of Woman, mailed
free, va--h jfive ah particular-1.
u i(iS.aia'lU KKI.ULATOR CO ,
."-"! 2H. Ailanta, Qa.
jOURNAL (XL, tells what be knowa ot
WINTERSMITH'S CHILL CURE
OrricK or thx CorBrcs-JnTrBKAia,
Jr. Wtntrrtrttith, Sir: I waive rule I Utvve ob
aervei fur many years, the value of yoar remedy
prompttuj? me to say. Id reply to your requeat
what I kuow of your Chill Cure. Tbe private m
surancesof Itaeftlcacv I had, and the jrood result
of tm effects I had oflfrved on Mr. R. W. Haiwdltb
wiio. for more than 11 f teen years, had been foreman
of my office. Induced me to test It tn my family
The results have been entirely satisfactory. Th'
first case was of two years' standing. In which I be
lleve every known remedy bad been tried with
temporary relief tbe chills returning period icallv
and witn eerrrtnpriy increased severity. Your cure
broke them at once, and there has been no recur
reoreof them for more than six months. Theoihex
case was of a milder form, and yielded more readl
ly to other remedies: but the cbllls would return
at Intervals until your medicine was used, QLUc
which time, now several months, they bavesf
ly disappeared. Prom the opportunity I bsW
to judee, I do not hesitate to ex press my beiai
your Chili Cure Is a valuable specific, asd pes
ail you promise for it. J jaTjjjKM
atSTHTO PETES CO., alftxats, LouiaviiU, I
MrR!i. Fr.A.. Sntmh.r 9fi. 1ft2.
It atf .rd? in p'eftnre to assure you th-t 'after
sing Dr. C. McLane's Celebrated Liver Pills ior
more oan twenty jears in my iauitly that I re
rard tbe a as being superior to any I have ever
aed or have seen n&ed. I h.v not had them
conitanUy and had to try others, and I have
tried a rood variety, but I have never had any to
aot to promptly, profitably, and nicely aa Me-
une i. i U've need aem on myself, wife and
children, with tha mo it trratifvicat results. For
children, having u?ed them on my own with such
easy and happy effect, I would recommend them
to one and all. These pills do the work do it
promptly, do it well, nd leave no ill effects be
hind. A a bile remover, as a liver corrector, as
a forerunner Preparing the cyatem for quinine,
tnere is nn pill or medicine equal to Dr. 0. Mo
Lane's Celebrated Liver Pill. I expect to use
the in as lona? as I live, if they continue as good
as tta-y have been in tne past.
lours inuy, u u. uiju.9(
Psntor of M E Clmrch. Sonth Myers btstion.
lemia Dmtriftt. FlortHa CnnUrene.
Vo(U OiKfttr'iirN! Send ni 25c,
and we will send you by return mail a box
of the genuine Dr. U.- HoLane's Celebrated Liver
Pills and eight ban dsn re c trds. Over fifty mil
lion box, have been used by the people of the U.
S. What better eertif.or.to ecuid the; have?
Don t buy snv McLane's Pills unless thev are
made by Fliming Beoi., Pittsbararh. Pa. Tha
counterfeits sre made in St. Loaii. Mo.
25 YEARS IN USE.
Tbe Greatest Mediral Trinmpli of tba Afal
SYMPTOMS OF A
loaaof appetite. ilowelacoatiTe, Pat, tn
tba head, with a dull aenoeuioa in tha
back a-art. Faia under tho ehoalder
blade, Fullneea ft tr ratine, with a die.
Inclination to exertion of body or mind.
Irritability of temper, Low aptrite, with
a feeling of bavins neglected eonio duty,
Wenrineas, Ulxzlneae. Flattorins at tha
Heart, Ilote before the eyee, Ileadaeha
over the rlcbt rye, Iteatleaaneaa, with
atfaldrenma,IIiEtily colored I rlae,and
XCTT'S PI L, 1.8 are especially adapted
to such cases, one doso eirects euch a
change offelinBi8tonatnnlali tho sufferer.
They Increase the AppetWe.and cause t"e
body to Take on I-'leah, thin the aymem la
nourished, and hy their Ton in Action on
the liueati ve orcane.ltr atular StooU are
t-roduwd. Prfea.tc. 41 Murray Wt..l.V.
TUTT'S EXTRACT SARS&PARILU
Banovatad the body, fflakes hMlthy fle&h.
strenfrthens the wittk, repairs tho wastes of
the system with pure blood and hard muscle;
tonos the nervous nvstem, fcmjroratefj tbe
brain, and imparta tlte vigor CI manhOGd-
Sl . Sold bv dmtTtrista.
FFICB 44 Murray St. New TTorlv
No. 5992, R.D. In tha Chancery Court of Shelby
county, Tenn. Samuel A Bowen at al. ti.
James A. Cox et ai.
It appear. n from bill wbirh is sworn to in this
cause that the defendants. Martha A. Cox. Car
rie L-Cnx and Macicie K. Cox, are residents of
tne Btate of Arksnsas aid ron-residenta of the
State of Teuneitsee:
It is therefore ordered. That tber make their
appearance heroin, at the court house ol Shelby
eouniy. in Momohifl. Tenn.. on o- before the first
Monday in February, and plead, answer or
demur to complainant bill, or tbe same will be
taken tor eonieoed as to them and set forbear
ing ex D&rte: ami that a conv of this order Km
published once a week, for four auecessive- weeks.
in me aiempnr8.Ap eat. inia December IMO.
A cops ttet
S. I. McDOWELL, Clerk and Msster.
By H. F. Wah, Deputy Clerk and Ma-tar.
Poi op A Postun, Sols, for compl'nt tha
fiRfilXIA, TavIaraTllle r. O.
C-OL. HILARY P. JOKES, M. A., Priaoiral,
J cession eeins Krs. aotn and eada Jaat
a5tai. Catalnga., seat en application.
TkEAFXESS-Ita CACSBS and CURE, by o-
MlX wbo was deaf twenty-eirht years. Treated by
most of the noted specralittj of the day with no
benefit Curkd BiasxLr in three months, and
since then hundreds of others by same prooeas. A
Slain, simple and suoeeastui home treatment. Ad
ies T. S. Paoa.latEattai h St.. tiew York city.
Hl( rterervooiiH'),iiiiy,iJN-si vi
H'raknnvi. 3ir-iiat n re Old AaTvA
i paia it every ueit wb wisu uuer
:lt wa aell doer pat MsBrste a
t. IMoe iTdocad so IMV. With
tun pniarantee to retorn the
Ueitwesend a wri
fuU ameimt paid tf ltdoewnotiuaka s capuacncure
BjanVkri Paartln la.rtl mmenX Trvxa Kl .Mn SHI HK. ,T
S'CVrforJ latUun Av. & State 8t UnaUguM.Y
NATURAL AN0 SCIENTIFIC.
EDWARD HENDERSON, M.D.,
Phjetirian aud Surgeon.
riWOSIO DISEASES a anecialty. Carea of
Cat rrb. Consuuipticn, Cancer, liarete,
Brght Disease and Roeumetipm are especially
aolioited. New d si-ov ries in regard to cause
and new methods of treatment, make tbeee dta
eaaoa e-irahle in all their s'ages, except when tba
deatruction ot a vital organ is complete.
Mat, aaa mcxnl stret, Memplila, Tenn.
X. 13. ROIJOiBnB,
LaU of New York.
Office aSH Mean Mreet, Hrmphla, Tcaa,
rITJRES Consumptien, Ileart Disease, Catarrh,
i.uTuuia.i.iu. icui.ia iiuu'ni'i ui in. am
ney, Siiinai, Nervous. Blood and Sk n Diseaaee,
Bile. vonuitaiion ana pre-criptiona tree.
Di. li. L. LASKI,
Physician, Surceon & Arconcheur,
S13 Sf sain Street. Keatr Union.
Telephone No. an.
THE UYPiSY C L AIRYO Y ANT.
TBLl 8 the past, praeent and future, bringa tha
parte 1 together, eauaea speedy marriage,
K'vea information concerning business troubles,
catee lingering diaeaje and treat, them by
aaaa-aeusm. aauiai t.aiia.
177 laird St., bet. Peakw aadWaaUagtwa.
FALL AN0 WINTER
Felt Hats (neir Shapes) at......... .75c
Fine French Frits (tbe best) at...- i 9S
Blrda, Featbera, Flowera, eta.
ALL GOODS REDUCED TO CLOSE
OVtL IM IXNE RTOCa.
A fall Lin, of POCKSTBOOKS and SACHELS,
ouo ana too.
FlIVMt Aaaartmrnt nr Oolh la tna City.
arfiata Aashaped, feathers Cleaned, Dyed
. aar-tfOLDBN HA IB WASH, by tba Small or
Larre Quantity. ..
We Make a Specialty of Millinery,
Emolov tha bast hands in tba eitv. arir nnr whnln
atteauoo to it, and wa defy competition in, that
ALL persons ownioa and holding Jndgment
Certifieatef . or counons thr.nn. m.tnrinir
Anrost li 1B86, issued by Tipton eonnty nnder an
eetof thetienerl Assembly of tiie State of Ten
nessee, approved Deoember 21ptS', in compro
miaaefjn (seats rendered in He Cin-nit Court
of tbe Cni td ttetes fur tbe Western Df-trlct ef
Teaneaste, at Menpbia. are hereby eotin.d to
Preaent said Jadrnauit CertifioatM anil MnnAn.
and detached capons, tor payment, to the lintua
and" Planters Bank in a. id cuy of Mempbi,
Tenn., on or before tbe ia amy l rekraary,
a as. laae, when and where the same will be
paidaojordinc to the terms and conditions of the
said J ndft-ment Certificates and compromise ar e
ment enter.d into between iinton conaty and
her said creditors. This 31st day of December,
W . A. W. SMITH,
Chairman of the County Oorrt of Tii.ton Co.
B. F. LOCKE.
ciairkt. m u v AYK AAA .
Tlckete only 93. etbssei In propertlea
Louisiana State Lottery Company.
fe do kerebtt certify thU m m - tvkai
ramreaintf for all th Monthly and Quarterly
sUB7niy,v; tn, uvkhmkii OHIK AOMT (. WflVy
nd in smos tnanaoe and control tk i,V otjiaj
lkmelvet, and that the taint are conduct-, i with
konmtty, faimem and in cod faith toward ail crties.
untk fae-imHcM aw mianntnrtM aUaLiL. i-
'nm bo tasto5in(; ,
Wet th? nndertigneti Bnnk and Bnnher, mil
pay all rrxze finite n Ihe Louunana Stttte Lot
teris which may be ji resented at our counter.
Prcs Litiana aiiona' Bank.
SASfCfrl. H. KEKXEIvr,
Trf-K State National Batik.
Presu New Orleai.a National Bank.
In.tiT iwravt fi in lgf,s tor twentv-ltve rears bv the
Laeula-tare for Educational and Charitable iur-
lotea vrtth a capital ot 5i,ww,wv-io wq;od a la
serve fund of over f550lr has since been aded.
ty en overwhelming popular vote its tranenife
wa mit.de a nart of the uresent StataConstitntiofi.
adopted December 2d, A.D. 1879.
The ovtly Lottery ever voted on and indorsed by At
ptoplt oj any State.
It never ten let or vownonet.
It) Grssd N-ikI Kambfr Drsvinrn
t-i4ln bl mowtlily, m ibe s-ztrnorde
Inmry Prswtiiim r-srniirly every lbrt
nosiD in-v4i si nrmhinsniiiy aa
taerteitjf re. beiciiinlvg nstrrli, 1H6.
A fPI.F.XDIDOPPOItn XITT TO WTlv
n x ..... a. . rin.ii iin.i i. i'i..- 'i
CLASS A, IK THK ACADEMY OF MUSIC. NEW
ORLEANS. TUESDAY, January 12, las6-
Islu MqaVily Drawing.
CAlfTAt PBIZE. 875.000.
lOO.OOO Tickets at Five Dollar. F.acn.
Iraetioas, sn a trtna, in proportion.
LIST OF PRIZSS.
1 Capital prise .. ,,, .t 75,000
- 1 Capital priio.....
1 capital lir-.te.. ......
2 Prises of V)00
5 Prises of 2000
10 Prizes of 1OD0
20 Prices of &UU
IiiO Prizes of it
StO Prises of 100..
500 Prisea cf - 6.
lot 10 Priies of 25
9 Approximation prixes of 87:0.... ...
9 Approximation priacs of 5(10
9 Approximation prises of -0
1967 Priiea, amountins to..... 42&5,SI
Abdication for rates to clubs should be mn.-le
only to the office of the Company in 5 Orleans.
For furtiier information write clearly, jriviat
foil address. PltSMLMU'Ki, Exiiress Monei
Orders, or New York Exchange in ordinary let
ter. Currency by Kxprcus tall scms of 86 and up
ward at nur expense) addressed
New Orleaua. fa
Or 31. A. nACPHItr,
or at a West Conrt St.. Wemphla, Tenn.
Mate P. 0, MonT Urdrra Datable and
alurrs Kfgisteretl Letters to
Weir orl.aa.. I t.
klnFRH. Tikv . December II. 1885.
THE annual election for fi leen directors of
this bank, to nerve f')r tbe ensuing year, will
be held at its -ant in? houe. No. 21 Min strret,
on TUESDAY, JANU -RY 12, lSSii Poila open
trom 11 o olock a m.tozp m.
r llWAKU tiOLUSViTH. Ca-riier.
I lf THni niiitiflro'ii
l;imz the entitled thr
A Radical Oim forI
eicianai. Twn)t iron
youthful in discretion
:oa from indnltTfuioa. a
oror brain work. AtoU
tlie imposition ot prniT
tin ui nriaAli?s far that
M tr&ubln. Gtt ourFre
rJ3 Circular snd inalPmeav
TfncU ttWbra tavkioaT trraia.
M mcr.t elsewhere. Taks a
jStTKE Rem ei Y thai ti AS
LjCCP.ED thouxsnds, docs
3 not interfere vuit atten '
3 (ion to baeioeae, or caass
InYouns: A Middles
Tested for ovcn8nt
Years ov use ih shaky.
Spain or nwonvcDwoosua)
n mv. Poaradd oil
iacientittc medical nriiicl
pica. By direct apa-iicatios
to the aeat of diaeaaa Its
apecitle hiflue&ce is fell
without delay. Thsasfo
tml function! of the hn
mAQ ormrUm U rrtrtorad.
Tha aolmatitaS alementS
srhicn naa o?a
OneJConth, - $3.00)1
1-wo aTontha, - n.ofl
Iruland nnidlv nina botli
xaxee aionina, 7.oo)
jatrength and acauai tos.
HARRIS REMEDY CO., HYoCHrmn
S06W N. Tenth St AT. !.OTJia. HO.
Dll DTUREO PERSON! Not a Trua.
A W I Ae fortennacfonr Appliance.
DR. R. E. BTJXXXXGTOH,
Sal Mala Street, : : Memphis, Tenn.
T5F.FERS, by permission, to J. M Ooodbar of
1 t. tinndhitr A Co.: Jotinson .v Vance, w. H.
Bruce. J j. Thornton of Fn'uer.ThcrnUn ACo. :
Sled. A Norfleet, A D. LangstafT, Armstead A
Lundee, Tate brothers, J. 1. ljaprniie, Henry 1,
Lvnn. Cafhier M.mohis Citv Fire ln?nrance Oo. .
J. M. Farrincton. of Bad-ten A Fnrrinirtnn.
THE PATEt.T MIG ADU3T PS90
Bookcases, Tables, Office
Chairs. Letter Presses, J
ice teoinets, etc.
TYLER DESK CO.
OR) N. Fourth at.. ST. LotnK
Head in. for to pp. Oataloaos
TEM0CRAT8 TO TUB FRONT To nil per
Jus aoaa seeking uovernment Kmptoyment tn
anyof the departmenta at Washinirton, or any
other positions under theUovernment, I willscnd
lull instructions as to now to powi to obtain
these a, e, and Blank Forma or Apnllraiiea
on receipt oi One Dollar. AaareMt Jilila .
AO EXT FOI
Brinkley Crtrts k Maifacf i Co
YELLOW. PINE AND OAK LUMBER,
ASD DEALER IX
Doors, Sash, Blinds, Dressed Flooring, Ceiling, Weather-Boarding,
Cjrpreaa Shingles, Lai lis, Ete.
"Our facilities are ansari-aaaeii by an sawmill In tha South for Illiac orders nrompt'y. Floor
inc. Ceilini, Sidinc, Step Lumber andCspresa Shinalea a spsrialty; so, KramiBt Lambr ef all
dimensiona. We make th. w holeaale Business a special featare. Orders soliciled acd promptly lllei,
George Baymilier, 124 Jefferson Street, Memphis Tenn.
D. P. HADDEN.
HADDEN & FARRINGTON.
GRAIN DEALERS AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS.
Ukoral AdaUMa Conalannienta. . i -
o. 270 Front street. :
NEW niUSIC BOOKS
"Kmarraai ef Sonfl" ouutatuint 63 vocal pieeea,
St-e, by mailese.-"Sr-na
8 arenir," containing 59 yoeal pieces, 50c,
by mail 65o-
"Piano Sunveni-," containing 60 instramontal
pieeea, 50-s by mail 65c.
"Foi o ot Mm o, eor.taining 80 lnstrameatal
. pieces, SOr, by niail eoe.
"Eioeliior Method-for tha Orcan." eonUining
complete instructions, beaidca over 100 vocal
ana instrumental pieeea, bound ia boards.
, Price SU pe!ial.
"Coo's .VeLhod for tbe Violin," the lateat and
Sost progressive instructor published, having
1 necessary in.-aetio a, and 1U0 .electinns,
such as her the Robins Neat A-ain' "I'll
Await My LovaJ-' "Ianolng in tha Barn,"
'Little Darlini Dfean of Me," "Peek-a-BcOi"
"Some Day." Prise 76o, postpaid.
Complete stock of Music KoHs, Catea, Wrappers,
Hiring-Back Folios, la New Designs
of Leather and Plush.
AU. StTUW ASB PaUCES.
0. K. HOUCS 4 CO.
3S0 Main At reel, Hemphla.
Sole Agent for Chickerinr, Hardmaa and New
-England Pianos. .
B; I. AVXBT S SOUS,
T . rmttaxK,
tcnann fJ, Bwyh Oapy or (lot
Aaaual Sakterlioa, -41.0? s a.'..
FOR SALE BY AIL NEWSDEALERS
"IN WEST INDIES.
THE ATLAS STEAMSHIP CO. dispatch their
Magnificent Iron Steamers from New York
to Jamaica, the Spanish Main snd Custa Rio,
every alternate Wedceoda. To he Hsytisn
Pofts, raturninr TiaJamaica erery alternate Fri
day. Elesant caloon and Stateroom cconiiDO
dationf, situated amidships, where the motion ii
least perceptible. Spec al Tourist Tickets at 96
per day. inclusive of all charges Apply to
22 Sute street, New lork.
F tl e-iLK AI
B.LOWENvrEIN fc BROS.
rents e.mpbl.. rn. '
SOW IS YOU it TI3IE TO BUY.
GREAT BAROAINS IN
PIAJ O J, OItU AH
GUITAR?, Banjos, Violins, Flutes, Aure-pbene-,
Aecordeens, Music Boxes, Muntral
Albums. Musical Toy, Piano ( vers, ftools,
Music Books, Shuet Musie, eto. Call soon at
E. A. Benson's Music Store,
310 Main HU,0pp. reabody Hotel.
HAVIVO noalifled a the aavignse of J. P.
I1UMPUKETS. under a deed of goneral
assignment executed to me December 21, 1MM6, thia
is to no ify all eretitors to present their o'aims at
once, and all parties indebted to him must settle
or call and arrange their oecour ts. -
vi. j. liuurwuuu, jr.. Assignee,
WEATHErJoRD & ESTES
Wo. 5 malison Street. r
LECTIO OF 1)1 RECTO .
Vxinx asD PCinteru Baag or Mivphis, 1
MtacHia, Xknk , Decrmb.r 7, 1S8S. I
STOCKHOLDERS are hereby notified that an
elei'tion for directors of thid bank, to serve
the ensnine vear will be held at the bsnk Mop.
day. January 11, 1886, from 10 o'clock a.m. until
until i p.m. a. r. kcau, uaanier.
MANLY 1ICOR whenloator Injurrd from
yii lint V aaaais " .utat.i f.U;,aikoi
Lxi-eMw. pruuiptly rf i.tortf-1 by m new and cy Method.
Quick ruKulta. e,H.l.h TraoacM are haratlM., aal.k
and I tii I .r. fr-aled Rk Krcfc M Thi omty perfect
rrmniy J tvrr r;L t M ati We0.nS. L. Fox.
u.1 tiltAJj mucutt: -iv aa y.ra Flaea7ll.T
AT COMO, MISS.
The Family Residence of the Late
- C0I.N.R. Sledge,
COMPLETE in all of it appoint men to and
J modern imDroTements. in the wit of Hath
Rooms, Water conveniences, Servants' Rooms,
FOFHTEEX (14) KOO-fN,
situated very near the depot of the MiBMtfippi
and Tennessee railroad, in Como, on a lot con
taininc abont three acre of land, i n which grow
I he Fluent Frnlts and Vegetables
known to this section of conn try. The front
KTounda are beautified with exotics, evrsTeens
and other rare and beautiful shrub- and plants.
The prop rty will be sold for each, to 'he huh
est a d best bidder, at publio outcry on the
9th Day of January, 1S86,
for division and dislr butir.n to tbe heirs of Mrs.
C. E Sledge, lately deceased Tbe aale will be
ma-ie in g--od faith and without reservation.
For further particulars anolv either to bledae A
Norfleet. 358 Front street, Memphis, Tenn., or to
Bietue isro?., omo, miss.
K. R BLEDGB et al, Eiecntors,
To 1h Kon-Realdent Tax-Payers of Crit-
ti-ntlen lonoty, Ark.:
I WILL be at the office of CLARK, JOHNSON
A CO., inr the purpose of collecting taxes tor
in, year 01 lft&,
0i January 5, 6 and 7, 1SS6.
W. F. WERNER,
f-heriff and Collector, Crittenden Co., Ark.
J. F. HOLST & BBO.
(Sttfwesjors to 9. E. Solst A Bro.
S30 MALI. STBT. MEMPHIS
A FULL and complete stock of Wood and Ma
tallio Cues and Caskets, Clnth-Covared Caa
keis ami Burial Robes always on hand,
afcar ftr.ra hy talarnrb prnifir-tlT filled.
TE.NT3. all aiaes, at StT Louis prices. A full
assortment, including flies.
J. M. FARR159T0W.
the Largest stock, of
Plantation Hardware & Plow Gear
In the citj comprising in paxt T
BLIXD BRIDLED, IIOUSK ANU Ml'LE COIXARS,
BACK BANDS, HAHEO AX1 II A ME BTKIfaGS.
GBASS RODS. CLEVISES,
COCETEKS, PLOW EI.E, TRICE AND WAGON CHAI.X,
BVU AEKTS IS HKPallS FOat
B. F. AVERY & SON'S PLOWS.
sole as Burro is Memphis rot
THE IOWA BARB WIRE CO.
SIP 3Ig r'tont
HACK KAJiDS, II AME STRINGS,
BLOD ISRIDLCS, TRACE CHAINS,
We hate a meal eowplnte stock cf Cutlery, dianf, SheU Plantation Hart
ware, which we offer to the trade at rock-bottom prtw"
DES JAEDINS, MILLER & EOOTES,
. 3H4 B IKKK r
IS NOW OFFERED TO
Oar stock 1 inimense, oonnequentlj we matt make a
Everything Marked Down Extremely Low, Eook at our Large
In all grades. Special Bargains In Every Department at tbe
BLUFF CITY CL0TH1KG HOUSE,
259 MAIN STREET.
LARGEST ASSORTMENT IN THE CITY!
And at a LOW- PRICES as tlrat-qnalily goods can be
bought In auf market.
C. Ii. BYRD fc CO.,
Jt-welers, 290 Main Street. Memphis, Tenn.
Saddles, Harness and Collars
No. 301 ttB.1 303 Main Street, Memphis. Tenn.
WlUa n fnll alne-lr nf FRF II, SEW GOODS, we arc prepared ail order tor
verylnlnK in our line at prlcea ttaat
In tlie eonittry We keen
FULL liXKE Ol CITY DB'lY II A I.N I NS. ;
Wm. H. Fullen & Co.,
295 SECOND STREET, :
CJPF.OI.4l. AITKWTIOX fll T; 'TTO.f IJIMTKASCE. Policies Issued on DweHlinos.
rtorehnnses and rontents at Lowest Rates. Also hare faoililies fr b-mdlinsr Urre nnes el
VAR1N. 1N81TKANCE. Telephone No 7lSs.
FIRE AND MARINE INSURANCE CO.
OF MEMPHIS TEXX.
Isoea a general Fire and Marine. Bnlneaa. All elaaaea of I'lty Property Ioanre.1.
Ktores and DweilinKS of 6rt-clas Coantry Merchants also insured at jair rates.
Commenced batiines in 1867. Loases pa-d, over 6OU,U0U.
Is also the Agent of th old reliable Georala Home Inaoranee CompaBj, and has perlaete-i
axranffemen'a with prominent European and Amerioan Conpaniea. whereby they ar. ' "
enabled to place any surplus lines our patrons may faror as with.
. T. POBTEB, Pr't. JSO. OVERTON, Jr., Tlee-Prea,s. 1 1. H. SMITH, Seeretos j
S. II. BROOKS, of Brooks. Neely A Co. R; L. COFFrS. of Dillvd k Codia
J. R. QUDWiN, of J. a. Qodvin k Co. J. M, OOOD4AR, nf Uoodba- A Co
1. C. HILLS. JNO. OVERTON, Jl. D. T. P0RIGR, of Porter k Maorae
OFFICE IN COMPASYS BCILDIIVG, 41 MADISON ST.
OFFICE Boom C, Basement Cotton Ex. Build'?, Entrance Madison St.
This Coal baa No Superior. Give It a Trial and Be Convinced.
No. 11 Union Street.
CAPITAL, $200,000. SURPLUS, $15,000.
J. B. (0DWI5, President. J. M. COUliBlK, Tlce-PreaH. C H. BaISE, Caghier.
Board oT ZSireotors
J. M. 600UBAR,
T. B. SIMS,
R. T. CoOVKR.
C. B. BRIAN.
D. T. PORTER,
W. 8. BRUCE,
F. M. NKLSoir,
J. M. SMITH,
V. 5. W1LKERS0S.
na-A Daneaes.ry of ta. BUate of T.nneaoee. TrumMi datm Bannln Baaat
aiat Bft4 ctwoo Woerlal
ONE CAR Load
ON E C.4K Load
OXE CAR Load
ONE CAR Load
' ONE CAR Load
ONE CAR Load
ONE CAB Load
ONE CAR Load
ONE CAR Load
Street. Mempblt, Tenn.
will compare favorably with any luitrket
eonatanllx on band n
: : : : MEMPHIS, TENN.
CHAM, M. -HIKT.
Mem pb S i, Ten r .
J. R. SODWnr.l
J. W. FALLS.
w. p. mAVAIT,
R. J. BLACK.
H. K. COi- FIN,
a. rr. xiawBum,
Allenslon tm (Vttteeelf
New York State Buckwheat,
Rest California Fruits,
Oatmeal, Cracked Wheat,5Ktc,l
Nuts, Currants. Fies. Etc..
Fiie-Works, Fire-Crackers, Etc.,
Krout, Fickles and Pigs-Feet
SPECIFIC AND INHERITED"CATAKHH.
1 Rarelatioa to Sons. Th Verification of Facto Hon than Half Suspertxl bj Othen. - Tha
Sina of the Faihert," S-ane of the Ptaalities of LKeatioautaa. TW Puniibjasato
ia Siort fi DoWa Generations. WU ia Scrofula T'
' To thk Editor Sir :
A deacription of tlie chroli climtaaea of the littaal caviticei which dill
not includo Syphilitic (briwiu Cuturrh would not only be incomplete, but
would omit one of the moat present, diattvaaiiig and important of theao
maladiea. Yet, hare long heaitatod to plai-e a dcliiu-atiou of thia torrible
fonn of eo-called catarrh Ix-fore the public i-yo.
I did not fifar tlie animadvereion of some orer-cuptioiu critic, the carp
ing of some sham moraJist who can lind prurii'iicy in holy writ, nor the
anoera of those aho have not the moral courage to declare in an open and
public manner a momentous truth, lt tuch a declaration will bring upon
them as much coiitunu-ly aa commeiHl.-ttioii. I had nu reason to hesitate tu
Gonfirni the auspicious or corrolMratt tht conrictiona i'f those cratwhilu
erring nuafortunates, who had tH much rw-taou to ausppct or know tho cau.no
and nature of their.afftictiona tluit tltey were the penaltica i-f aina of w't-"ch
they may hare repented, alas '. too late.
But my rvluctaiuv waa for the inn--cut. but r.fflicted Hsterit' 'f titer
Utter, to whom ignorance of tuae facts -roa tlie op)Hite of bliaa, who Were,
suffering for sins they had not committed, and even knew not of.
The Divine Chronicler has written : .' I am a jealous God, visiting th.
tniquitWS of the fathcrx tvon the cltiiiu-cn, even unto the third and fourth
generation." In the inmctivil of thia sentence, him ofteu and how truly
do we realize that " the aaictest J.' a aomvtimea the aevereat injustice."
Yet of its melancholy tnitlifuln.m i have abundant daily evidence in my
professional experience, and it is safe to sat that fvphilitie Ihanotu Catarrh
U quite as common, if not motv so, tluoi the acrofulotVl form, particularly
in large cities.
To some this will 1h an astoniKliing revelation, but to many .n'y tho
corrobonitiim of a fact of which they aiv alix-atly aenaible, aa moat poi'ona
who have been Hlllii-tt.il nith rfi.r.ii f'irfifiiiH.twas have leanud from their
physicians, or through the invest i-rittiona they have thus becu led to make
into the nature and conciiem-e!i of their affections, that fetid catarrh and
ulceration and destruction of the Umea f the noae are the common ulti
mate conaequenoea of tlie loathsome liuihwly which phyaiciana call Syphilid.
We hear much of the "cure "of such ailments, but 1 tell you that
true typhi! is is seldom, some believe ntrver, fully eradicated from the Kaiuai
system, but is only " scotched " by remedies applied and adminiatered ira
first stage of the disease, and remains dormant for a season, ready to break
out at any tin in all the virulence of ulfrr of the jluh and bint and
most frequently iu the in-ae
1 have known the poison of lus foul ntalady, received in robust youth,
to romain thus subdued for forty yonrs, and thou, iu the decline of life ami
physical vigor, to suddenly apring into renewed and terrible energy, aa H V
raako up for the long period of ita enforced submission. But in thoaa
forty years a score of children and grand-children, " fleah of hia flesh and
blood of his blood " had aufferod and died from various forms of disease
debility, acrofula, manwnma, consumption, " decline," ozivnoua catarrh,
etc., unaccountable s to cause, and previously unknown to tho fauuly.
Not only do the children of a father whoso blianl has K-vn poiaoneil by
Syphilis inherit from him diseased constitutions, but the mother, also,'
while the rarriet fhtl't in Iter-, onf, roceivoa from them through the myetor
ious processes of thia ieruld f her physical lifo, a portion of the poiawn im
planted in their blood.
These are facts believed by moet of tho able-t pathologist rf thte n.,
Indeed, aoino of our achooU teach that Scrofula la but areault, moditicaii.
or jiliaso of inherited or constitutional Syphilis.
' Yet, while Scrofula in general, and a case of Ourntmi CoUirrh in ;artic
ular, may l5e, and often is, more or less remotely the result of anyentral or
narental,infeiaion of this character, it i possible, and in their treatment de
sirable, to draw a line of "ih-marcatioii between the causes and charactfia of
the cases of Ozwna that come ln-fon- me, and decido which ia moat scrou-'
loua, and which is most or purely tiiphihtir. w
If it is entirely or oy.nu-iiiwfW; syphilitic, the treatment ahould be
quite different from what it should lie if scrofulous or rtmoMy syphilitic A
correct diagtunit, then, is of the utmost importance.
In forming such a diagnosis the social status of the patient cannot be
taken as a guide. Diseases of licentiousness are not by any means confined
to tho class usually known to lie licoiitious.C' Nor ia the "scarlet woi:iai"t
the cyprian of Waverly Place, the title tie joie of Morton and Dujiont
Streets, and the Mongolian wanton of Chinatown thoir only source.
While thousands of youths, particularly iu this city, learn from those disso
lute creatures their first lessons in seiiBtial vice, and receive from thoir lep
rous persons the virus that is to poison the blood, and liequoath disease and
death to their progeny for generation.-,, tliey not infrequently suffer theao
consequences from persons who do n..t regularly pursue such a calling, the
"Lizettos" and " (irisottes ' of domestic and mwal life, whoso temptations
and fancied freedom from disease too ol'ien lead callow youth and incautious
manhood from the paths of rectitude. ' '
Very Truly and Respectfully,
JAS. A. HUNTKR, M. D.
Dr. HUNTER'S VISIT TO 5IKJIPHH
Will be of short duration, and lie may be consulted at No. 80 Court Street, upon
all dlseasea of the IIxad, Throat, CnitwT and Blood; Catarrh, Deaf neas, Con
sumption, Asthma, Bronchitis, Scrofula, etc. Office hours, 10 a. m. Io p. m.
For Ladles, Oenllemeu and Children.
30O TWAIN" STT?EET.
JOMSTOI & VMCE
Clotlir id Fulsii Giis,
305 AND 307 MAIN STREET MEMPHIS, TENN
6rsriTS AXI KHIKTN MIF. TO ORDKR.jp
All XMas Goods!
352 M AIN
ry Goods, Notions.
GENTLEMEN'S FDRNISDING GO
Noa. S28-338 Main
TTT ARB IH DAILY HBCBIFI OF DBBIRAbLB NU ASB WlaxBrn eIn, WBH
T. we oa.r to ta. traa. apon is. aaoei raToraei. urai. uu vrieee will Minn T.Torlr wlta lac
et - mara.t In the I'nttod Stales. Bpertal tnanewiate to Caaa Barers. IHI.KCill
Estes, Doan & Co.
Ubolesalo Grocers and Cotton Facto
lffo. IS ITnlon trt Hl'empbia. Tnin.
KELLY, ROPER & REILLY,
. . WHOLESALE
Grocers and Cotton
ar. aaeva saaaa
No. SQO-SOS Front
Boots 4tfi3 Slaoes!
t ; t MEMPHIS TETjy.
Street Htmphij Tana.
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