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MEMPHIS DAILY APPExUWEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3,
18SC.
AXUSEXEXTS.
JElBBlfht THK1TKI.
I. A "IT TWO PHrOBVlllCIS
of the World-Renowned Ar'.iiU,
A. X M XI XII
W MATIN KB TO-DAY AT
HAKTE1LI.
TO-HOHT-IB. special requestl-HUe.
AIMKK wi 1 appear m
DIVOKCOMN.
Thursday, lMdsy mi Saturday Matinee
Seturday-RoLAKD RKKD.
Monday, Feb. 8-r'OKD'd OPERA. CO. In
the " Mi kado
Mammoth Dime Museum
244 Main St., Memphis.
TV. E. CKOSBY.- ...-.Jol Proprietor
Commencing MOM) AT. Fcbruarj 1st
Prof. Wallitoe.
The Man Bird-The Prince of ell Slffleurt.
JAS. WILSON, the Expanding Expansionist
THK WHAT IN IT t
Living Skeleton, Bearded Lady. Great
Japanese Equilibrist, Lady and Trained
Birds a treat show. All New Acu in
the Theater. Hourly Stage Showi by
The Eastern Specialty Company.
One Dime To Al'.
IbCOPLtVM THEATER.
linuY W'ALKts, General Manager.
Another Broadside of Attractions !
BUI Pierce, the Champion Banjolal
Dlrla and Ida ( nminlaia.
And a Hint nf Other'. Popular Pric-s
WANTED-
In good towns, to ee
.Mn of ability with 8o0
llOJ capuai a., kivdw
to netl the Celebratee
fc'unerinr Clothe Wringer on the In-
ttallme't Plan, First claaa paling bum
Hess. Particulars frco.
RATf.KY WKfNUXR CO . t-t Louis. Vn.
nK SALE.
PIANOS AT l IKSr COST-Only a few
more left, t all at once if ou want a
bargain. K. A. BENSON'S MUSIC STOKE,
310 Main street, opposite Peahody Hotel.
SALOON and KIXTURES-Uood location.
For intorruuuon inquire at Letup's office,
eorner Washington nod Second streets.
ALRAPII0NE3 ANI MUSICAL CABI
NETS lust received.
K. A. BENSON'd M1ISI0 8TORK.
310 Main cet,joppoiitojawyllotel.
A" T NEWPORT NEWS. VA.-1000 lots. MO
ftet water fro . t, 41 tot deep. For lull
intonuation addreat WM. A. yKAN,
47 Loxingtonstreet, Baltimore,Md.
SET OF BAND INSTRUMENTS Eight
piece! at 175. less than half price.
E. A. BENSON'S MUSICSTORE,
310 Main ft reel, opposite Peabody Hotel.
0 HEAD MULES AND HORSES-For
Jj ') oaeh, or piyable September 15, 18S0,
witU good security.
V. M. PATTERSON ' CO.
A
BAROAIN-VILLA KDKN FRUIT
ANIl VKiET.BLB FARM On New
Raleigh P ke. 'A miles from Brick Church,
Chelsea; 9 acron No. 1 land, house u rooms,
servants houtos, stables, barns, cribs, dairy
house, well and cistern ! also, 300 bushels
corn, nay and fodder, seed potatoes, turnips,
asparagus beds, hot beds and sash, agricul
tural implements, household and kitchen
furniture, cows, calves, horses, muloa,
wagons and harness. Apply on premises.
J. T. BERLIN.
FOR SALE LOW 3 tory brick. No. 40
Washington street, between Main and
S,.ond. V'wHEATLEY.ZSlM.in.
IPOR BALE LOW Residence 196 Third
' street, corner Washington, 3-story brick.
' iiood bargain.
W. A. WHEATLEY. 2S1 Main.
FOR BALE LOW 3 houses and lota south
east corner Tate and Orleans streets.
Also, 3t(7 Filth street, near Georgia, Fort
Hukering. . , . . .
Also, good lots, Oeorgia and Second itroets,
Fort Pickering. '
Also, home, Dunlup and Conrt extended.
Also, houi-e, Laltose and Clay streeU.
Also, house, nice lots, Jackson, near Her
nando. Also, largo lot, Dunlap and Hawley.
Also, 102 and 104 on Desoto, m.rth of Beale,
tlSSO. W. A. WHKATLEY.aa Main.
HORSE A safe, reliable family buggy
horse one welt known to ibe oitiiens
of Memphis. Apply at the live" stable of
F. A. JONE8 fc CO.
POSTS Cedar fencing posts for sale by
W. R.LAItklN, Larkinsville. Ajo.
TH OLD II EN ISLAND In sight of
Memphis: 1500 acres, of which about 300
cleared and very rich land. A bargain can
be .toured by .pplicatio CQ
TKNNKBSKB STATE CERTIFICATE
Ri saiTakU uit and all does to the
pt fiVBHTON A WWOBVKN'nw.
WAXT8.
'rpilREE MEN To introduce a new patont;
L none but lhos who can deposit prioe of
ample need apply
SIMPSON. 6 TTnlon street.
LADY AGENTS For Mrs. Campbell's
New "Tilter" a Tilter, Bustle, Hoop
skirt and Underskirt combined. Hoops can
be removed and skirt laundried. Adjusts,-
Lie to any sits or shape. Can't break down.
Adds grace, elegance and style to tbe skirts.
Sell! for $2 to to overy well-dressed lady as
soon as shown. Agents double tbeir money.
Also, a lull line of new furnishing goods for
ladies and children. Address, with stamp,
E. II. CAMPBELL A CO .
44 Wwl Rnml.dr.ri st., Chicago. TH. '
B
OARDERS A107 Union street.
AN ACTIVE MAN-IOneout of employ
ment) to begin on moderate salary and
work himself up, representing, in hi own
locality, an old established house. Referen
ces exchanged. AM. MANUFACTURING
HOUSE, 11 Barclay street. N. If.
MEN To sell onr good in 8helband ad
joiningcounties; will pay oiion halaky
and all ixrKNSKH. Write for terms and state
salary wanted. SLOAN A CO., Manufactur
ers, 291 Ooorge street, Cincinnati, 0.
GOOD NURSE ti .
Apply at this oflioe.
COOK At 437 Adams street.
Good re le re noes required.
G
'1 IRT-Up-stairs girl wanted at No. 1U
Wathington street. v mte preterrea.
MAN A steady, honest, sober man for
cashier and to keep a small set of single
entry books. One that suits and fills tbe
bill will secure a pormanont situation that
he can hold for years. Salary $75 per month.
The party apply ng will answer in his own
hand-writing. Give roferences and address
CASHIER, Postollice.
s
ITUAT10Nlly capable and industrious
man. iiererences. Address
X C. B-. Appesl office.
t0 ADVANCE MONEY On household
property, without removal. Address
P. 0. not 18.
AGENTS In evry section of the country
for two New Books, just ready. Sfkcial
TcHXSto men of experience capable of fill
ing a large territory. State experience, age
and territory wanted. CASSKLL & CO.
(liinjted), 822 Broadway, N. V ., and 40 Dear
born s'reet, Chicago.
SITUATION As hcusekeeuer; oan lurnith
preferences. Address L. A. C.. this office.
SALESMEN In every Slate In the ion
to represent a PAINT MANUFACTUR
ING ESTABLISHMENT having several
Spkciaitixh thatare popular and easy sell
ing. Can be handled alone or in connecti-n
-with other goods. Address THE WM. B.
PRICE MAKUFG. CO., BALTIMORE. MD.
MEN AND WOMEN Tosiarte new busi
ness at their homes) oan bi done even
ings avd learned in an hour; any person
making less than loo to 50c an hour should
lend 10o at once for apackage of samples of
goods, and 24 working ramp'.ef (fo.-mulai)
to oomnience on. Address
ALBANY SI PPLY CO , Albany. N. Y.
SOLICiTORS-Tirnt clafs lady and gentle
men solicitors to represent an association
- recently organised in tbe interest of educa
tion. Will pay salary and commission. Ad
dress or call at K. STEW A RT,
Room 5, Fransioln House.
TRAVELING and City Salesmen, regu
larly employed by wholesale bouses, to
carry one-half ounce sample (on commis
aion) of pew artirle in use in all business
house. No sumi.les will be sent unless ap
plicant sends card of house reoresented by
him. U. W. Stevens, 365 aorth Clarke St.,
Chicago, 111.
AGENTS Liberal terms: for full particu
lars address GEO. W. WOODWORTH,
. Olive street. St. Lonis, Mo
iflfiri MEN Young and old, to bring
lUuU their Old Clothes to Rosenstein k
Bro. and have them renovated. 2S8 Main
and lfi Jefferson.
YOUNG LADIE.1 In eity or country to
work for us at tbeir homes; fascinat
ing etspicjmsst; no instructions to buy)
work cm be sent by snail (dijiance no obieo
hon); to t per week can be made. No
canvassing. Farticnlart free, or sample of
work mailed for four cents in stamps. CleaM
address HOME M AN U F A CT U KING CO..
Boston, Mail. P. 0. Box Itfld.
JCfcC.
AUCTION KALES.
Sheriff's Sale of Persoual Troperty.
I will aell the Saloon, Fixtures and Stock
Inboase No. 1 ADAMS STREET, on the
premises, c a Wedateadav, Feat. . at
II o'clock a.m. C. T. SMITH. D. S.
200 Casslmere and
Other Pants Patterns
AT AUCTION.
Tnetday, February ad, at 10 Vfork,
At S3 Union street!
A. M. FT'"DT)ART. Anr-Mon-r.
8TUA1EI).
2 WHITE COWS-One with rope around
head, to reward for th-ir return to R.
B. BARTON, near Curve, Ilerrando roai.
BROWN MARK MULE About ten J ears
old: long bair. Strayed on night of D
eemb r 25th, from Benjeatown. Libersl re
ward tor her return to W. H. KELLY.
LOST.
SPANIEL Liver colored Cockle Spaniel,
with end of tail cut off; answers to tbe
name of Uus; trash cut on one of bind feet.
Fiader will letura to 3J0X ceoood street,
and be rewarded.
BRACELET On Poplar street, between
ceoond and Main, a silver bracelet, with
five silver bangles, bearing tbe following in
itials: U. B., G. B-, L. K., Dnlph and Ku
ma. Finder will be rewarded by leaving
same at No. 2S2 Front street.
SETTER-A Hack and whit setter dog,
with brown bead. A liberal reward fur
his return to St. Martin street.
FOR WALE OK KEN P.
FARMS Several fine farms in Arkansas
and Mississippi on very easy terms and
low pn.es. Address
H. J. M AHTTN. Memphis. Tenn.
FOK WALK OR KXCHAXWE.
FOR City Property, 6 small Farms. 5 miles
from eity, Old Raleivh road : will sell on
longtime. Address P. K. , Madison st.
REWAIM).
IF the party who has in his pot session a
CHILD'S BRACE tor the body, which wss
handed him on tbe corner of Vance and Main
streets, will return it to 620 Main atreet, he
will be libera If rewsrdeft.
PKIiSOJIAL.
MB. TREZEVANT, ATTORNEY AT
. LAW, h urine and Commercial Notary
Public, Commissioner of lieeds and U. rl.
Cotnmittsionor, at the old oflice, No. 3 Madi
son street. COLLECTIONS A t-PECIAI.TY.
A
YON B Wishing the services of Topp's
ISand should apply at 74 V AIvCl'. 1.
(CISTERNS Built and repaired; and
J warranted; also, brick-lnyiug. Office 45
Madison St., or telephone hkh.
THOS. CIIBRTNH.
i:UOH AMI HOAKO.
ROOM Second-story tront room,
good board, at 140 Madison street,
with
BOARD And comfortable room.
5 MONROE RT.
1 0OD ROOMS With board; day boarders
VT accommodated; transients also so-
cliited, at 30t Second street.
PLENDID front room with board, fur-
nishol or anfurnishod, at 117 Linden st.
BOARDWith excellent room,
124 ADAMS STRKET.
5 NICE Rooms, furnished or unfurnished,
with or without board, at 137 Madison at.
TWO large nnfurnished rooms, with or
without board, at OS Madison street, cor
ner Third.
ROOMS Front and back rooms, en suite
or single, with board, at 72 Madison St.
ST. JAMES HOUSK-Oor. Second and Ad
ams sts, Room and board 15 per week;
dsvboard, 3 50.
FOR RKST.
PLANTATION At foot of President's
Island, known as Person Place. 8 miles
from Memphis; 350 acres in cultivation : all
necessary improvements. Corn andfoaier
for a year's supply. Annlyto
D. M. SCALES. 2il Mad'son st.
STORE AND RESIDENCE At Bond's
Station, fifteen miles from Memphis, on
the L. and N. R. R., a store and neut resi
dence. AOdrrsg
EDMUND ORGTLTj, Bond's, Tenn.
RESIDENCE Two-story brick residence,
southwest cor. Second and Exchange, in
first-class repair; 8 rooms. Apply on prem
ises. R
00MS Two furnished rooms.
Apply at 14H'-i Hernando street.
ROOMS Furnished rooms for gentlomen
and light housekeepin g, at 116 Court St.
m WASHINGTON STREET
Apply on the premises before noon.
iACi ACRES Five miles out Poplar
XtXf street road. P. K., 32 Madison st.
Q-f G POPLAR STREET-Cottage, seven
O LO rooms. Apply to JOHfl REIU.
2 ROOMS En suite, Lee Block, third floor
front. Apply at No. 4 Madison St.
DESIRABLE OFFICES-Store-room un
der Tennessee Club on South Court St.,
and four offioes on Second street opposite the
Cotton Exchange. Apply to
R. B. SN0WDEN or
J. L. HOODLOK, 3ft Madison St.
EAGLE
Boiler Works.
SHEA & McCABTIIY, ProprV,
HO, 142, Ui Front, Blempliis.
ONB OF THE LAR0K8T BOILER SHOPS
in the South, and the only comrlete
"oiler and Swet-Iro Works in the eity.
HaBnfitetnrere of beavy plate Iron,
art of every ueMerlptloa. Special
, l ,a station work.
John Ovehtos, Jit.
C. N. Grosvenoe.
OVERTON & GR0SVEN0R,
Real Estate Dealers
AGENTS A JBBOKEKS,
OlTlce, 264 Second Street.
. Jk Car. SeewM mma Cotua,
MESLfxliM, TSMVE8Xa
Rf AL SSTATK BOUGHT AND BOLD.
Taxes Paid. Ranti Uelleoted, etc.. tn
Com mlss,on
aw GULF VIEW Boy a Home on
tbe Mraod Mexican GULF COAST,
where yon won't freeie in winter. Ther
mometer rarely below 40 degrees. Forty-five
miles east ot New Orleans, on the Louisville
and Nashville Railroad: four daily trains:
Toulme depot on this place. Unsurpassed
gunning and fishing. Otange growth equals
Florida. Oranges grown on this coast took
1100 gold medal at the World's Exposition,
New Orleans, last winter. One mile of Gulf
front : steamars passing betweenNew Orleans
and Mobile, in lull view. Oysters, soft-shell
crabs and shrimps abound in season. Asth
ma, bronobitis, and all throat and lung
troubles cured by a residence on this coast
breathing the balmy salt sea air. Send 125
and yon will get a deed by return mail for a
building lot 50x2110, which will be worth ten
times this amount In less than five years.
Address Loo an Walkkr, Holly Springs,
Miss., or R. J. Black A Co., Memphis, lenn
Jachoic, MrB8 Sept. 31, 1835.
Itak'great pleasure in stating that Gulf
View adjoins the celebrated J. F. H. Clai
borne place, and ts deoidedly one of the most
desirable on tbe Gulf coast. I say this, hav
ing often been on and overthepiace. Yory
respectfully. E. E. WALL,
Commissioner of Immigration and Agrical
turo, State of Mississippi. i ,
J. F. II0LST & CR0.,
(8UCCSSSORS TO G. H. H0LST A BRO.)
Funeral Directors,
S30 MAO ST.. MEMPHIS.
A FULL and complete ttoekof Wood and
Metallic Cases and Caskets, Cloth-Covered
Caskets and Burial Robel always on
hand. awOrdsn by telegraph proaiptly
filled.
TWO MCE LEGAL FONTS.
QEESTI03 REGARDING BUILDING
AXDX0AH ASS0CIATI0XS.
Right of Juries t Conrlct for a
Smaller Offense on a S or
der Charge.
A suit was began in the Chancery
Cturt yesterday, growing out cf the
late decision in regard to bnilding and
loin associations which created to
much interest all over tbe Ettte, and
which raises new and very nice
qnettion. Tbe stvle of tbe suit is
Hugh Nott and wife against tbe Irish
Ameritart Building and Loan Associ
ation. Atsociat one of this char
acter, as is well known, charge bo
much bonne upon a loan made and
tbe borrower must then pay the legal
rate of let treet npon tbe amount bor
rowed. The theory is that when the
concern is wound up it will yield two
dollars for every one invested by each
stockholder other tnuo. those who bor
row. Tbe bill filed yesterday claims
that all shareholders stand npon the
same footing, and that when the utao
ciation is wound up borrowers are en
tit'ed to "have their stock doubled in
cash, provided they pay back tbe ex
act amount of tbe loan and have paid
interest upon it regularly. Tbe point
may be more plainly stated by giving
hypothetical caee. For instance,
if A. has ten shares of $100 each and
borrows $1200, paying the Interest
thereon uulil tbe association is wound
up, be is entitled to $2000 less $1200,
the amount of his loin. The amount
of bonus paid by him does not of
course entar into the question.
Another Nice Point.
In the Criminal Court yesterday a
nfotiou in arrest of judgment was
made which raises a very nice ques
tion for the socoad time in the history
of that court. Not long since a dilli
culty occurred out on the Pigeon
Kojet rea l between Wiley, and his
son Felix, Lung and Prince Hups, all
colored. Tbe proof showed that
Kpps wss fighting or about to
fight with Wiley Lang, when
his son interfered and gave him
a fatal stab with a knife.
Father and son were both indicted for
murder, and, while Felix was convict
ed, the old mil a was found guilty sim
ply of as ault and battery, and fined
$155. Ilia attorney yesterday moved
to arrest the judgment cf the coait
upon the ground that the ollenee of
as: unit and battery in nn indiit:nent
for murder was as much a pift of it,
and merged in it, as the otlenne of
trespass is merged in that cf larceny,
and that to be found not guilty of one
is tantmount to nn acquittal of the
other. Judge Douglass overruled the
motion and sentenced Lang to the
Work-House to serve out the fine.
The case will go tj the Supreme
Court, where the question will
be finally set at rest. Tue only ether
case of the kind wit) that cf Cole, wbo
was found not guilty of the murder of
Beach au J fined $55 for assault and
bat tery. The prosecution in that cane,
however, was pever. tarried to the Su
preme Court.
S.OW AMI SLEET. ,
Weather Enough to Delight tbe
Oldest Inhabitant.
The weather yeeterduy was the cli
max of four weeks of tbe most unmiti
gated "weather" this community ever
saw. The wind blew very cold from
midnight until about 5 o'clock, when
it lulled and a fine snow began falling.
Tbe flakes increased in size, and at
10 o'clock fell in a white cloud. The
whole face of nature was soon covered,
and atncoa the depth of the sdow
wat about two inches. For an hoar
or more a fine drizi'e fell, changing in
tarn to sleet, which continued with
more or lees violence until 7 o'cleck,
when the eleet was again changed to
enow. The soft flakes drifted down
steadily until midnight, ' when, in
many places where it had drifted,
the snow wai nearly a foot deep.
There were few teams out, and the
street fats moved very slowly alday
and with the greatest difficulty. At 6
o'clock the cars were all alabled, and
several were pulled slowly along after
ward by four and sometimes six
mules. There wore a number of
sleighs out, though the ground was
not the best for that kind of sport.
Tbe hacks, of course, had a harvest,
bet ween the Theater and the charity
ball.
A30TUER DELIVEKY
Or the Fntnona Jail at Marlon A
frlaoner'a Arm Shattered.
The sheriff of Crittenden county,
Arkansas, was in the city yetterday,
iind reported the escape and recapture
from tbe jail at Marion, the county
seat, the cay before, cf three prison
ers, one of whom wai seriously
wounded. A trio ot the toughest cus
tomers in the jail broke out, and as
they were making ofl they were dis
covered by the jailer, who grappled
with cne of them. The sen fill lasted
fnr tome time and the jailer wai
finally obliged t) release his
hold. He immediately drew his
pistol, and firing a'ter the fugi
tives brought one cf them down.
A hue and cry wai lu'sed and all
three were captured after an exciting
chase. The lellow wounded by tbe
jailer win shot in the arm, both bones
being broken by the bullet. Tbe
limb was so badly shattered that it
was considered necessary afterward to
amputate it. The sheriff had a time
of it with bis prisonera at Marion. The
jail is built of brick, with iron cells,
but a delivery takes place several
times every year. Tbe man in charge
yesterday had just been appointed to
tbe place, which was made vacant by
the discharge of bis predecessor for
allowing persons to escape.
BEATER IHsTcLUB.
Tbree TbonaanU linrha and Other
Clause Baaaed In Three Hontha.
The files and by-laws of the Beaver
Dam Ducking Club, printed in neat
pamphlet form, have been received.
The organization is one of the liveest
of its kind in this neck cf the woods,
and its membership comprises many
of the beat men of the city. The fol
lowing is a list of its officers and mem
bers: Ctyicfrt. President, Dr. R. W.
Mituhell ; vice-president, W. B. Ma
lory ; secretary uad treasurer, W. A.
Whciitltsy.
Erecuthv. Committee. M. L. Selden,
L. B. McFarland, W. rJ. Mallory, Dr. K.
W. Mitchell, W. A. Wheatley.
Memhtn. Dr. R. W. Mitchell, F. M.
Nelton, James Phelan, Bun. F. Price,
Sam P. Walker, W. A. Williams, D. II.
Poston. U. W. Miller, Dr. D. D. Saun
ders, W. J. Crawford, K. D.Jordan, D.
W, Lake, W. B. Mallory, John T. Wil
lins, George Mitohell, George Gilhem,
L. B. McFarland, Robert W. Galloway,
A. C. Tread well, James S. Robinson,
F. T. Edmonson, Thomas U. Milbnrn,
T. 8. Davant, W. W. Alsobrook, C. P.
Stewart. W. D. Bethel, William M.
Sneed, R. T. Cooper, W. A. Wheatley,
K. V. Adams, M. L. Selden, D. M.
Scale", W. U U.'app, 11. I., traton,
Cbnrlea F. Farnsmortli, M. Parker,
John Overton, jr., II. A. Hamilton.
Ke tiding Suprrintendtnt. Charles
Love joy.
During the months of October, No
vember and December 3000 docks and
hundreds of turkeys aud rquirrels
rere bagged by tbe club. All migra
tory game is now on tbe gu'.l coast, but
in the latter part of February and all
of March there will be fine gunning.
Guns will then be stowed away and
the gentle angler will gM out bis rod
and reel and li in wait for perch and
ttout. The new rules ol the club al
low ministers to paiticipate, and
though there are a few patsona in the
city wbo may be too straight laced to
tike a little healthful air and exercise,
there are tome wbo will cordially em
brace the invitation of tbe club.
A SMART DARKY.
LEH CARTCB-THE tLOSIKU OF
mi UNHAVOiaT CAKKIK.
Sketch of On or tbe Hail notorious
Scosjndrela In This Section
of Coanlrjr.
Among the unsavory citizens who
occupied tbe prisoner' bench at the
Criminal Court yesterday was Lm Car
ter, wboee earns appears oftener, per
haps, than any other upon the dockets
of tbe police, magistral' and Criminal
Courts. His glory is now on the wans,
bathe wa; once a shining light in the
galaxy cf colored crooks aud has a
reput ition which entitles him to more
than a raising notice. Lem came to
Memphis shortly after the war closed,
at a time when 410 or $.'0 a head was
gladly paid for hands who would con
tract' for work on tbe depopulated
p'antations. Lem bad more brains
than principle, and for years be un
mercifully fleeced the overseers who
came to Memphis in search of labor.
His facility for securing hands was
remarkabU. He delivered whole train
leads at a time at the depot, receive
his per capita, and as soon as the
money was paid hied him away to a
rendezvous and awaited thi return
of his hands, who as a rule sprang
from the train at the first station,
walked back to town, met him and got
their share of the swag, hiring next
day. in the same way to some other
unsuspecting granger. If Carter was
arretted, as often happened, he had a
patent defense. He never guaranteed
the staying qua'ity of the labor be
furnished. Anotaer cf Carter's
echemes was (o pretend that he knew
ol a number of families in the Caro
lines or elsewhere who were anxious
to move to this section, obtain tickets
for them, and deliver the goods npon
arrival to some one else wbo would
Say him the cost of transportation.
Is finally became so od ous as a
labor agent that he was obliged to
abandon it, and employed his talents
then as the agent for sewing ma
chines, swindling hundreds of hard
working colored women. His last
scheme was that of a missionary, and
the charge against him yesterday was
vagrancy. That he was the king bee
of all Vrfgtnnte, there was no doubt
in tbe minds of judge or jury, but he
was so utterly filthy in person that
the court wisely concluded not to con
taminate the jail with him, and al
lowed him to go on his promise U
leave the city.
THE APPEAL.
What Onr Handaw Contemporary
Had to Nay Abont Oar Cbangje
of Form.
Sunday Timm: "We were gratified
last Wednesday to pick up an eight
page seven-column Appcal. Tbe
change from the old cumbersome form
came in tbe nature of a ploasant sur
prise, for while the Appcal has for
years been publishing more matter
than almost aiy paper in the South,
few persons outside of the newspaper
fraternity were aware of it. The
change of form puts it more palpably
in its proper attitude before the pub
lic, as one of tbe prime journalistic in
fluences upon Southern life.
ON 'CHANGE.
Amebican wheat at Liverpool yes
terday was quiet, demand poor; hold
ers oiler freely. Corn steady, fair de
mand. Closing prices of May options st
Chicago yesterday: Pork, $11 50; lard,
6.30c; clen rib sides, 6.77 Jc; corn,
403c bid ; wheat, Sogo asked ; outs, 31,0
bid.
RaroRTcf tbe Grain Elevator yes
terday: Wheat none received or
withdrawn; in store, 17,948 bushels.
Corn received, 1713 bushels; with
drawn, 61(10 bushels; in store, 30,701
bushels. Outs received, 3000 bushels ;
withdrawn, 4577 bushels; 'n store,
33,059 bushels.
VisiToaion 'Change yesterday: W.
C. Freeman, Port Byron, N. Y.: W.
Htrgns, Victoria, Miss. ; V. H. Hud
bo a, Paris, Tenn.; L. O. Taylor, Cin
cinnati, O. ; J. D. Lewis, Bowling
Ore an; John H. Long, St. Louis;
Thos. Polk, Newcastle, Tenn. ; T. M.
Moon, Bolivar, Tenn.
A local grain merchant said yester
day: "The Memphis stock of grain is
being sold at prices at which it cannot
be replaced. This coarse is forced
npon our merchant! by tbe want of a
cheap outlet to the Southeast, and
rather than let it lie here and sink
under the weight (if accumulating
charsres, they prtf sr to sell at a sacri
fice." . TRANSFERS.
Mrs. Km ma L. Cacey to Clara Lee
Baiiev, deed to lot on Saflarans (street,
Chelsea, S7j feet by 143, feet, for
$1500.
N F. Harrison as trustee to Buhen
Harrison, deed to 130 acres of laud in
section 10, township 1, range 6, Shelby
county, for $3200.
H. L. Wiilif irdand wife to Margaret
Bennette, deed to lot 10, block 18, in
the Shepard & Moore subdivision,
for $40J.
Carrie C. Alsobrook to John John
son, trustee deed to 040 acres of land
in Thirtsenth Civil District, to secure
W. F. Taylor & Co. in the sum of
$3500.
LAW REPORTS.
Criminal Conrt Dong lit. Judge,
Caleudar for to-day: Woods i Bu
sere, obt lining money by false pre
tenses; Jim Miller, petit larceny; Geo.
Plait, larceny from the person.
lkttiiflrniT
IS BIMOVXO BY THI VBM Ot COCO AIM 1,
And it stimulates and promotes the
growth of the hair.
Burnett's Flavoring Extract a are the
best
THE BALL A DIG SUCCESS.
BRILLIANT GATHERING AT THE
PEABODY LAST MGUT.
Thrte Thousand Dollars Raise1 for
tbe Benefit or the Poor of
the City.
Nearly a foot of snow, a shower of
blinding sleet and a blubtering wind
availed nothing against the intense
interest felt in the charity ball, which,
after many days of preparation, took
place last night at the Peabody Hotel.
The arrangements were all completely
made belorehand, and there was no
jar, no hitch anywhere, everything
going off as merrily as a marriage bell.
The entbuaiafra with which the so
ciety people of the city entered into
the spirit of the thing was something
refreshing in a city which, like Mem
phis, whose society baj the name of
being rather ret tricted, split np into
little circles and choice coteries.
Determined that the bail should be a
snccees socially as well as financially,
they net oaly. spent liberally of their
means, but lent their presence as well.
Taken altogether, the gathering was
one ol the most brilliant ol
the season in point cf intel
ligence, culture, beauty and manliness
aud brilliancy of ceetuming. Tbe
throng wai greatest between 11 and 12
o'clock, when it is estimated that
there were not lees than 40t people
about the corridors and in the dancing
hall. Tbe music, by Arnold, lent
liveliness to the slowest of the party,
few, indeed, being able to withstand
the seductiveness f Strauss, as
he and his band interpreted it.
The supper was ample, palatable, well
served, and Mr. Galloway is to be com
plimented upon the skill with which
ho managed that ditlicult portion of
the entetUinment. At the door of
the dining-room, npon a stand, was
displayed u waiter filled with bouton
nieree, donated by Cruseman A How
ard of Evergreen Lodge, near Clarks
ville, which were sold for the benefit
of the charity fund. A floral ship
sold for the same purpose
at the Merchants hxchange
last week, and purchased by Mr. Tom
Graham, was put up by him tj be
drawn by the most -popular young
lady. At 1:30 o'clock, when the vote
was announced, Miss Carrie Grosve
nor was declared tbe victor, having re
ceived 352 votes; Miss Hensley, 2(12,
and Mies Katie Wilkerson, 'ii'l. lhe
result was the increase of the fund to
the amount of $221 60. making the
whole sum realised under the excel
lent management of Mr. Furstenheim
about $3000.
DISTRESS IN THE CITY.
A Case Cited by Orllcer Armstrong;
wirvta I t met uhvih.
"You stumble in upoa eome pa
thetic scenes in your rounds, do you
not," queried an Appeal man yester
day of Patrolman Armstrong, the in
telligent officer detailed to look into
the conditio! cf applicants for aid.
"Yea, indeea, ne responded. u
would make your heart bleed to wit
ness come o'f the suffering which I
encountsr in my rounds. I have) just
on me from a visit t ) a house out on
Elliott street where two women,
widows, with one child each, are liv
ing alono. They bad not a lump of
ccul, a stick of wood or a morsel of
food at the bouse. They were doth
weak and sick from hunger and cold.
That they are boneot people and will
ing t ) work if they could get it to do,
I am well satisfied. Aud there are
plenty of rates justeas deserving, and
where tho necessity tor immediate aid
is equally as great.
"In what localities do you find
mott dit tress?"
"In the large . tenement houses,
where families live cooped up in one
or two rooms."
"How muoy cases have you investi
gated to far?1"
"About 500, as nearly as I can guess.
Many applications are, of course,
grunted without investigation, when
accompanied by a sutlicient indorse
ment." Chief Davis, in speaking, of the
matter, said be had undertaken, at
the solicitation of the committee, to
O. K. orders at first, but there
were bo many applicants that his
entire time the first day was
taken up, and he had not a mo
ment left to devot to his official du
ties. Ho bad no doubt that the popular
estimation of the great distress pre
vailing among tbe poor of the city wai
warranted by the facts. Hundreds,
he sad, who were obliged to daily
labor out of doors for their meat and
bread had been unable t j turn a wheel
for more than a month, and as mott
of them lived from hand to mouth,
depending each day for their suste
nance npon what they earned that
day, the distress and real need must
be very great.
LITERARY NOTES.
TnsRB is a great demand for Mr.
Lowe's Prince Bismarck, the great Ger
man Chancellor. It may be bad of N,
Williams & Co. of this city.
Science intends, daring the next few
weeks, to present its readers with dis
cussions of the urgent questions of the
day by tome of our leading writers
and students of social science and
political ecenomy,
Oni of the principal objects in this
discussion is to compare the altitudes
of the two great schools, of economic
writers towards the practical questions
of the day, the labor question, the re
lation of ethics to the principles
which rule in the conduct of business,
etc., etc.
Th February numebr cf Dorcai, a
magazine of woman's handiwork, has
been received. It is a valuable aid
to women who bnve a love for home
decoration, and is worth more in one
month than the price of the yearly
subscription.
Is an intaresting paper on "South
American Bird-Music," contributed to
the English scientific journal Nulure,
a ccrrespondent says: "There is a
charm in the infinite variety of bird
language heard in oiitj-tropl. al forest,
whore birds ate taoit abundant, ex
ceeding that of many monotonously
melodious voices; the listener would
not willingly lose any of the many in
describable sounds emitted by tbe
sma'ler species, or the screams and
human-like cails, or soleras, deep
looming or drumming of the larger
kinds, or even the piercing shrieks,
which may be heard miles away."
Wiibave received advance Bhee5
announcing the Kfporl of tlie American
Fortttrti VongreM of its Boston meeting,
to be issued shortly. The statistical
part of the volume and the general
demands made for forest preservation,
together with papers on utilization of
timberman's waste in manufacturing
charcoal, and the more novel piopo
sition to use it as a fertilizer, and the
discuEsioit nf means to diminish lossos
by fire, demonstrate that economy
with present forest resources is first oi
alltj be attained. The encourage
ment of.the alms of the eociety in this
respect may well be considered a pa
triotic tank. - Jiequeeta for advance
aheets or subscriptions of $1 for tbe
volume should be sent to B. K. Fer
now, secretary, 13 Burling Slip, Hew
York.
"Withoct Blihuh ; To-Dy's Prob
lem," Is tbe title ol Mrs. J. 11. Wal
worth's last novel. Ir is published
by Cassell it Co. rf New York, and
has for its aim to maintain that the
problem of the negro's future can be
tolved by the people who know him
and to whom he is bound by ties more
enduring than the chains ol slavery;
to ma'ctain that his mental and moral
emancipation must bs wrought out on
the spot where he is destined to make
his home for all time to come," which
the tnys "is simply tj espouse the
cause of truth and justice," nil of
which the author doss in a very inter
eating novel, pervaded by the intense
interest and peculiar charm with
which Mrs. Walworth invests all her
works.
THE NEW OFFICIALS
Of THE GREAT IirKTIHUTON TI-
run or kailhoadn.
Nontbern Fasaenaer Bate Presen
tation lo basal. FUmlng-Ogden'e
Bnreeaeor Appointed.
A few days since a meeting of the
holders of stock of all of Huntington's
roads eatt of this city, was held here.
aud the result was a consolidation
under the name of the Newport News
and Mississippi Valley Company. The
first circular issued, which is just at
hand, is signed by Gon. Wickhara,
Becond vice-president, and is as fol
lows: The Elizabeth! wn, Ixington
and Big Sandy Railroad, heretofore
nperat-td by the Chesapeake and Ohio
Railroad Company, will hereafter be
operated as a part cf the Eastern
division of this company, and under
authority invested in me by the presi
dent of the company, the following
appointments are made for the conduct
ol business: W. u. iiuier, gecerai
superintendent; B. H, Fitch, freight
trallio manager: It. W. fuller,
general patsengerund ticket agent ; M.
L. luinn, chief engineer; John Gar
rott, cashier; T. J. Chapman, superin
tends!, t of motive power. The head
quaitars of the above officers will be
in Richmond. J. . Yarrington,
superintendent, and W. W. Mowrre,
general agent, witu, beaouiuariera at
Lexington.
To the olncers located at Klehmona
are committed the general supervision
and direction in their respective de
partments on this division. The su
perintendent at Lexington will report
to the general superintendent at Rich
mond, but he shall have charge of all
the real estate and personal property,
including shops, engine-house, sta
tions and other buildings, the main
tenance of the track repairs, of the
rolling stock and the proper traneao
tion of the business on his division.
The general agent ot Lexington will
report to the trallio olllcers at Rich
mond, and shall, under their direction,
have charge cf soliciting and procur
ing through freight and passengers
and the making of local ra'ea both on
freight and passengers. He is spe
cially charged with the development
of the local freight and passenger
trallio, and shall confer with the super
intendent ol the division and olllcers
of the company in regard to all mat
ters that will in his judgment develop
the commercial and industrial inter
ests along his division.
nontbern Paaaenwer Rates.
It is claimed that Mr. Co' 1 bran,
general passenger ngent of the Cin
cinnati Southern, is asking more than
the representatives of the other lines
are willing that he shall have. He
wants to make rates through Houston
to Sherman, via Memphis, still hold
ing a higher rate to Houston. To this
the East Tennessae, Virginia and
Georgia object. A strong effort will
be made tn arrange a compromise
of these differences, otherwise it is
believed that there will be some more
trouble in pasaenger traffic The fact
that the Cincinnati Southern is cot a
member of the Southern Passenger
Committee places her in position to
make the fight
llandeome Testimonial.
General Superintendent Fleming of
the St. Louis, Iron Mountain and
Southern railroad, who left here for
Little Rock, Sunday, was surprised
Monday by a call at his car of leading
citizens who. on behalf of Little Rock
friends and former employes, present
ed him with a $1000 watch aud a pair
of sleeve-buttons. The presentation
speech was made by Mayor John D.
Adams of Little Ro-k. A very neat
response was made by Mr. Fleming.
Ogden'a Nnceeaaor.
Gen. A. Pope, passenger agent of
the Norfolk and Weatirn Shenandoah
Valley railroad, has been appointed
general freight agent of the East Ten
nessee, Virginia and Georgia railroad,
to succeed J as. It. Ogden, recently ap
pointed pool commissioner of the con
solidated traffic lines south of the
Ohio river.
New Orleassa alarhel.
New Obi.eanb, La., February 2.
The market is quiet but steady, and
nominally unchanged. Clearings of
the banks, $2,051. "(15.
Receiver's Sale.
0
On and after this date I shall offer at private sal. the entire stock of
No. 205 MAIN STREET,
C0NSISIING OP
Hardware, Cutlery, Mechanics' Tools,
Sawmill Supplies, Agricultural Implements,
GRASS and COTTON ROPE, FENCE WIRE, Etc.
er,I shall continue to se'l from day to day at very low rates. Those requiring anything In
this line fur Building, Mechanical, Farming or other purposes, will have an opportunt y to
supply their wanta at rates greatly to their advantage. , .
Memphis, February 1. lHstt. H, I. WfHWWKMw Wfoetver.
MMliliii
WHOLE AXE
Dry Goods, Notions, Clothing
A5D
GENTLEMEN'S FURNISHING GOODS,
Not. 323-328 Main Street Mempnl. Tenn.
WIARl IN DAILY RECKIIT 0 DE8IKABLH FAIX AHDn''"5'"BilfB,??:
WUlOo we offer to the trade upon the most favorable terms. 0P!'"J!
layorablywlththo-of any market in toe Vnlted States. Syl3JtIM
t- 'lit V' J t
Absolutely Pure
This powder never Tories. A Barrel of
parity, strength and wholesomeness. More
economical than the ordinary kinds, ana
oannnt be sold in competition wi.h tbe
multitude ol low test, short weight slum or
hosi'liste powders, ixdd only Meant. Roii.
mn Pnwnm Co., lint Well st..New Ycrk.
ME Hut: HI AND AtiKMT
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Connecticut Mut. Life Ins. Co
should read the FEBRUARY Inane
ol the
Insurance Monitor Jiist Out,
Address G. C. HINE, Publisher,
Single Copies ge. 17 Broadway, N. Y. City.
Notice of Dissolution.
TDK Arm of HRRT1KRS A KBtOK has this
day been dissolved br mutual convent.
J. C. Fries, having sold his entire Interest in
said firm to Ueorge U liarbers, who a'Suinae
all abilities of the firm and is alone au
thorised to collect all uutstanding claims
of said arm. J- O. KKH'K.
1 KO. 11. HKIUIKRS.
Memphis, Tenn., February 1, IMP.
lUIH KI.J HOUSE OI'
Henry Clews & Co.
13 & 13 Broal St., Kerf York.
S percent. Intereat Paid on Itepoalt
Malaneea.
OltnKTtS executed on all the Exohangeg
lorSrockH, Hosdh, Drain, CoTroK and
l'KTnm.m'M for Cash or on Margin.
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
Rlempbla, Blrmlngtham and Atlan
tic. Railroad Eateuelon.
Ofvtm or f
Magnus, ItiRuiNUHAM and Atlantic ,
KAILUIIAn t'OltPAMY, )
MaufiitH, Tnn., Jan. 30,181. (
SKAl.Kl) PROPOSALS addressed to the
undersigned and enilnr.ed on the out
side of the envelope "TKNHKH," will be
reeulvod at this nflioe until llo'clook in. on
Monday, February 15. iNste,
fur the llraduation. Masonry, llridglng.
Trestles and Cross-Ties fur that part of the
Momiihis, llirminglinin and Allmitln Rail
road lying between the Illinois ('antral and
the Mobile and Clilo Railroads, being about
sixty (liu miles in length. I'rollles and speo
tllentinna can be seen at this office, where
printed forms of tender can be obtained.
Contractors are requested to bear in mind
that tenders will not be considered unlest
made strictly In aooordanoe with the printed
forms. This company reserves the right to,
reject any or all bids.
11. 11. TEMI'LK. Chief Enslnoar,
Cotton Exchange Uuilding.
Kotice is Hereby Hlvon,
THAT the annual roeetlnftf the Chesa
peake, Ohio and Southwestern Railroaii
Comuany, tor the election of Directors and
such other business as may come before tho
meeting, will be held at the ofllce of the
Company, In the city of Memphis (called the
Taxing District ol Hhelby County), Tenn..
on the Ash day or Aurll, lM, at 12
o'clock noon of that day, and that the lease
from that Company to the Newport News ami
Mississippi Valley Company will be sub
mitted to the stockholder for their oonaent
thereto and approval thereof. Transfer
books will be dosed lrom March 2Hb to
April A, lawl.
lly order of the President and Board or
Directors. 1HAAC K. QAlKS, freoretary,
Nou-ReHldpnt Notice.
No. MHl, R.D. Tn the Chanoery Conrt of
Shelby county, Tenn. Mollie VVIIklns vs.
Johnll. Wilklns.
It appearing from bill sworn to in this
cause that the detendant, John It. Wilklns.
is a non-resident of the State of Tennessee,
and is supposed to be resident ol the Repub
lic of Mexico!
Ills therefore ordered. That be make hla
appenranoe heroin, at the courthouse in Mem-,
phis, Miolby county, Tenn.. on or before the
first Monday in oiaroh, IHeJtl, and plead,
answer or demur to complainant's bill, or
the same will be tukon lor confessed as to
him and sot for hearing exnartot aiyi that a
copy of this order be published once a week
for four successive weeks, in the Memphis
Appeal. This lmh day of January, ltttKJ.
A copy attest:
B. I. iMcDOWF.LL. Clerk and Master.
Tty II. K. Walsh, Deputy Clerk and Master.
Miller A (HI I hum, sol, for ooinplt. wed.
DISSOLUTION.
no- TUB firm of B0YLK A CUM EST Y hag
this day dissolved by mutual oonsent. The
undersigned will oontlnue doing business,
and will assume all debu and liabilities ot .
aid firm of Boyle A Cumesty.
BILBOW A CUMESTY.
IILECIIOX NOTICE.
THE annual meeting of the stockholders
of the Momphis Uus Light Company will
be held at the ofllce of the company, No. 5
Madison street, Memphis, lenn., Monday,
March 1, lHttl, to elect deven (7) Directors to
serve the company during the entulng year.
Election from 111 a.m. to 1 p.m.
JOSKPIt CRAM, Secrstsrr.
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