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.MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL-SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 18SC.
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THE TEIIUACTEPEC ROAD
THE MOST STUPENDOUS JOB JiOW
BEFORE I'OXGBES.
John Kellj'g "History or ToHtlcs"
Gen. Wheeler' Bill for a i'urn-
pike from Memghlu.
IcotiiaroRDKiici or tbi rrii..
J asih ngton, February 12. The
iee Alinigier says tbatwe Chris-
havo atnlan fprtm Kid Mtmila Ihft
IK
17 Aib and ceremonies used in oar
A Arches after the Chinese had ueed
BJrim 3000 years.
(w John , Kelly is writing a history of
. American politics, into which he is
Cutting many personal reminiscence,
he book will probably be prolific
with ittere xtia; reudir.fr.
The talk is here ttut the city will
be soon supplied with a "'A'.o " There
is no place which is better fitted for
in institution of. this kind, or where it
would bo better supported. Juile
Ord, who kai donated a strip of land
bordering: Kock Creek to the Dittiict
- for this purpose, makes the first im
portant etjp toward the accomplish
meit of a proposition which was
itarted over fifteen years ago.
A project is on foot to revive the
' Ca.ino. It will be remembered that
the ptoperty was bout; Lit and the
foundation laid f it a caiiro about four
years ago, hut the building never
reached the fiist story. It is now pro
posed to raise J 200,000 to complete the
structure. Borne cf the wealthiest
businessmen in the city areintsreited
in the preposition, and it is not un
likely to succeed.
' It is said that Tiffany, the New
York Jew Ut, will open an establish
ment here next winter. Washington
trade ia steadily increasing, and many
of the great establishmsnts in New
? York are now represented here.
t Tiffany will locate in the new build
, ins; now being erected for the Bull!
more Sun, which is to cost $125,000,
". and to be seven stories in bight and
I -will have a solid Barbie fiont
i Oath says the composition cf this
1 Cabintt ia not much to tbe likings of
. the Wast end (South. The South has
been gre a'ly disappointed in Mr. Eay
! urd, and they have found him rather
more pnritin than the Furitins. The
same writer says of Mr. Lamar: "lie
is perhaps the most popular and ac
cessible member f the Cabinet. lie
is almost the only man in the Cabinet
of general and disenseive reading.with
': some imagination and enthusiasm."
n The lovers of baseball in Washing
( ton are rejoiced that the status of the
1 National Bait-ball Club is finally and
. definitely set led, and from present in
" dicatioas the stajon ia likely to be a
f most interesting cne. Congress will
proDuoiy De cere until early in Au
gust, and it contains many bsseta'l
entbnsiaue. The Board of Directors
of the Nationals are in communication
with several well-known baseball ex
perts relative to a mar.iger, and Tim
Murnan, whose reputation as a play
er and a matagbr is world-wide, is
likely to be the man.
A novel enteit linment is now in
.operation here. It is called "Jahr
markt" - (annual mart in provincial
Germany). All the attendants are
dressed in German costume, and Ger
man muMC resounds through tbe halls.
Among the scenes are tbe Schiller
House at Harhach, automatic wonders
and costly and beautiful curiosities are
exhibited. A ladies' drill is one of
' the features of the entertainmett
This is a new departure in Washing
ton, and its novelty will add to its suc
cess, the fair being held for the benefit
of a church fuad.
. Mr. Koundp, the Public Printer, is
getting some free advertising from
Washington correspondents, And he is
using every endeavor to tickle the ribs
of the adm nistration. Lately he has
Deen mailing quite a number of Dem
ocratic appointments. The corre
spondent of the Birmingham (Ala.)
Age ears: "The President has been
searching the printing and publishing
nouses everywhere lor a proper and
capable successor of Mr. Koundp, and
a duplicats cantot be found." This is
fulsome praise, and its incredibility is
its best attribute. It does net speak
very well for the correspondent's fa
miliarity with -the newspaper and
printing establishments all over the
coui try, any number of which can
produce equally as good, and even bet
ter Ken than Mr. Rounds. The many
friends heieof Mr. J. M. Keating of
the Memphis Afpeal look confidently
for his appointment, and no more
worthy nomination could be made for
the important office of Public Printer.
, The lobby ffourishes. this season
with unusuil itrength. Many of the
schemes it proposes for Congressional
action are most gigantic. This method
cf making money, while not very din
niBed, is certainly profitable!, or tt
leait it has been in the past It ia not
to be supposed, however, that the peo
ple will tolerata much longer tbe stu
pendous job which have been en
acted into laws. Probably tie moft
colossal is the Tehuuitepec Ship rail-
' way, which coct appropriations on the
most extravagant eca'e. The friends
of the scheme say that Mexico has
already pledged a guarantee of 5 per
cent, on $.5,000,000 for fifteen years,
and they watt the United States to
gua'aoteethe iainepercent. ua $50,
000,000 ior tbe same time. Thus the
government will be called npon to pay
annually 12,600,000 dor fif een years to
the engineers and friends of this rail
way. Js not this an absurd proposi
tion? Do the people of tbe United
Statea.need this short cut between the
Atlantic and Fasific? These aw ques
tions which the people will settle for
themselves, and we very much mis
take the pulse of the public heart if
. they allow such a scheme to pa) Con
gress. Even if they ,do, it is more
than probable tbe clear-headed busi
ness man in tbe White-House would
veto the measure.
Gen Joe Wheeler has introduced .a
bill authorising the construction of a
turnpike from Memphis to the Na
tional cemetery at Kaleigh, and it is
likely to be favorably reported upon
by the coin mitt ;e aud 13 pass tho
House.
The ftsh ior able season Ibis year
'will be the longest of the present cen
tury. List year it .ended on Tuesday,
February Mth, aid Eattjr Sunday
came on April 6th. This year it ends
March 9th asd East cornea on April
25th, an event without precedent
This will net orcnr again until some
time in the twentieth century. .-
- Mr. Joseph 8. Sessford, who wai tbe
ticket seller at Ford's Opera-House
' when President Lincoln was assagai
rated, has in his possession a large
- photograph of the stage acd boxes J Jet
a as it ai at the time of the aatnaina-
tion. The picture ww taken the next
day by Brady and the plate was de
stroyed by order of Secretary Stanton.'
. Mr. Sessford alto has the k.y of the
box in which Lincoln was shot, a
piece of the curtain and a piece cf the
. paper of tbe wall as well as a uttw tin
ot 5l!ico that
btmg 1b tho office in 1
itncn tiwiD i man was aecosuea. r .
A novel' complaint agaii
against a newSf ;iiert alter Deinir tten UJjig iiotne in
lointod Demqcratic postmaster" of f
tho fonrth-cUps in Ohio, wag received
a-ij. I'.vu ( Per a-t merit last week.
It upla'Dotl thitt tbe Dew postmss
ter bad es'abliahed the nostrlline in
his bir-oim, and an the tiwn ia
! la-ealv tonn'ated bv Ohio l'rohibi
tionists, the cdth plaint was strong and
generally sigaeu vj men, women ana
children". The postrraiter wag notified
that the law prohibits the sale of
liquor in thepottt tliee buildicgand he
waa there 'ore instructed to either re
move the bar or the postotlics tD
another building. The new Democrat c
FOitrr a iter's reply ta d, amorg othar
things: "This oflk-e does not pay me
enough to ju .tify me in renting another
building. If it is a nuettion of sur
rendering the poetofiicH or the bar
room, I will cheerfully surrender the
(flice, as I make more money on cne
gallon of whisky than I could make as
postmaster in a whole year."
FLOWN TO KEW MAT.
Comr, let ns lit together fur a space,
Jn this still ruum reiuuto from friendly
niirtli.
A fir froai litht and music, face to Uea,
Kach unto each the dean-st tliingoa ear h.
Love, tboy hme left at, our two bonny
bridea.
Uurull, crave girl, oir wiasome, laugU
t' g pttj
Ah me ! how widethn cham that dividrl
(Jur life Iroui theirs i how lux their feet are
ml
From tbo calm rath the; trod with u no
long!
How we aball mix them, wo who loved
them to.
On winter nights when winds aro blowing
strong.
On summer mornings wheo the rnces blow.
Rut haiipy but we stdl rlrp hitnd ioliaDd,
Kya still meeU eyo, and true hearts under
stand. L"ve, they hnve left us empty of the mirth
That cheered our homes ead while they so
journed here;
Yea, they have Mt us lonely on the earth.
Lone, but together, solitude inott dear.
Ah! CioH go with them to the stranger nests
Xbat Love has built for them and theirs to
eouie;
God keep all warm and living in their bren'ts
Love's holy flame, the altr-6re of homo.
Dear, tney hav,. loft us ; we no longer hold
Xue first, best place, however leal each
heart;
let have we treasure left, refined gold,
Love's sterling ore, without its oarer part.
The wide old house has loM its nestling birds.
But we are loll. Ah, love, what need of
words?
AliOUT WOMEN.
Mms Lyman of Boston aid Miss Le
of tjileni are on the Riard of Trustees of tbe
Danvert Asylum. Dr. Julia Carey is one of
tbe physicians.
Misda Cakpiikll, an aged colored
woman, has juit died In Savannah. She
was tho mother of Kimms, the hero of the
celebrated slave oase tried in 1860.
Mr Julia Wabd Howb delivered
an excellent addrrsi before tbe Brooklyn
Woman Suffrage Asiociatioa at Iheir lust
meeting. The rooms were crowded.
Jwopk G. Kii.GHt.RY, a daughter of
Canr.n Klngsley, will have an Alpine paper
in the March Wide Awnke, 4Stoned by a
Mountain," which botanists will enjoy.
Mahabanks Subnomoyec, a gener
ous Hindu lady in Calcutta, has given i75,
(00 to found a hall of nsidencc for native
women rtudonts nt mcdieine. The govern
ment has contributed the ground for the
building.
Mms. NiLs.siNhaa received telegram
from frionds ull ever the country congratu
lating her upon winning back the Vl.lKXJ htr
husbani'a relatives norrowed from her
through bim, and which they have been try.
ing lor years to avoid paying.
Probably many persons smiled when
they read in the papers the other day that
Airs. Kate uannett wells nail lectured be
fore the Young Men's Christian Union on
"Woman's Innuonce." Fo'ty years ago, or
even twenty, it was understood thatawoman
eould not tpeak in public without "losing
her influence" a a true woniun. But we are
gradually evolutin .
Woman's Journal: The woman
suffrage reuse owes much to tbe men and
women who circulate petitions. It ts nils
pii. nary work without compensation, ej''ei,t
that which (tie worn luell g.ve?. Many
converts are made in quiet talks wheo he
petitions are offered for naioo. The pleas
ant words ot cheer or sympathy or courage
that comes with letters when petitions are
returned to this omce are inusn i men.
It h not true, an reported, that MiFS
Alice Jordan has left the l'e Law hrhoo!.
She has no idea of leaving; The faculty Has
no authority to grant a 0 euros, aud the cor
poration, who 00 confer degrees, have not
confident! hercaae. The Uartford ('oiirant
gives some interesting lnfoimation renam
ing h r connection with tho school. She is a
graduate of Michigan University, spent one
year in the law school ol that institution, und
is an uttorney-at-law regulsriy aJinitled in
Michigan.
Tnu Chicago Inter-Ocean says: "It
reems that in the construction of the Bride
well a gross mirClculation wss made as to
the (ex of the birds likely to bo cagtd there
in. There are 4H8 ceils, 2 II in the t .male de
partment and M3 in tho male. The graud
ury lound S6 fcmalts and Mil males in the
institution. This speaks well for the women
ofCbioago." llore is another point for the
people who say thst women suifrage would
strfngthoa the political power oi tbe crimi
nal claps.
Fbakcss E; Willaed, In her
Thought on the Aew Year, says of tho wo
men ongtged in publio philanthropic work :
"To ua there eonies the loudept call to con
sider our ways', for our lives aro scrutin r.ed
more carefully than those ot any other
class. Tbo: wide-awake world is on the
watch to discover a 'Mrs. Jollaby' within
our ranks and to characterise ours as. a
mission to 'llurioboola 4-iha.' For any work
outside her home is still believed to be in
woman's case 'a foreign mission,' and that
by many good people, I grieve to say. Hut
patient oontiuuauco in well-doing will rout
every objector in due time, for his words aro
like feather-down beside the gold of genuino
deeds, gently persisted in."
"'Osthel5;h of January, at her
residence, 13 Pitt street, Kensington, Eliza
beth, widow .of the lato Ueorg Hudson,
Ksq., M.i, aged ninety joars.' Here is tbe
keynote ol a lermon tor the novelist," says
the London World. "This old lady, passing
away in a small strr-et in a auburn, onoe
lived in tbe enormous mansion at Albert
Gale, which is now the French
Kmbassy, as the wife of the Rail
way King, who had royalties for
his courtiers and blus-blooded peers for bis
subjeo s. la the year '46 he was at tbe
height of his prosperity; by '53 tbere was
left 'none -eo poor to do him roverence-'
Alter his tail he lived at 1'nris and Boulogne,
and readers of Vorster will remember now
Dickens raw him at the latter place in the
year W 'a shabby man, standing on the
blink of the pier, and waving bis hat in a
desolate manner.' Hudson died in ('burton
street, x'itnlico, in December, '71, aged
seventy. Vrs. Hudson figured a) tbe Mrs.
Malaprop ot her day, just a Mrs. L. does at
the present time, and all kinds of ridiculous
sayings were put into her inoulht"
Mi s. Arthur Kknvard, in her biog
raphy of the famous actress Rachel, tells the
following cnaraoteriatio anecdote: une
evening, while dining with the Minister ol
the Interior, Comle Uucnitel, she admired
the center-piece on the tub:e. M. Duchatel
presented ber with the flowers, but a e ei-
elaimed : "Uh I it was not the flowers, but
the bowl I admired so much. "loueball
have it. then. Aa well as the .flowers. " an
swered ber host, ids sudden fit of generos
ity. "Monsieur le Uoute, wi-slhe answer,
"your roses and violet delight my beart,
but your centor-piece will be the ornament
and wonder of my dining room." Kachel
iad come in a eaii to dinner. Whn the time
for leaving approached, the Minister of
fered her His Lrotiaham to take ker home.
"With pleasure." she said; "then I
ean take your present with me with
out soy far of being walaM and
robbed." Her kst eoaduoted her to
the top of the taircae himself. 'i
am deligjited, mademoiselle." be said, with
a sarcastio smile, as he bade her'C!ood
night," "that yon would kare my silver
bowl; bat you vill rend back my
brougham, will vou net?" "Often," llous
saye adds, "did I din at Rachel's, and sae
the bowl, modem the model of Pliny's doves
in the capilol, and smile a sympatke'ia
smile of fellow-feeling as I remembered Xhe
story connected with it, for many were (he
things, che had rifled me of." She was
not the daughter of the Jew peddler,
Esther Uaya, hi wife, seller ef old cloth.-t.
for nothing.
Hatrrtfcle Aeelafetu.
Philadelphia, Pa., February 13.
A 8hamokin,(F4 ) special to tbe Tmvt
rays: Daniel Gallaher, aged filteen
years, while riding on the ca'S between
here and Mount Carmel, fell under the
wheels and had one of his legs rat
elf. He lay on tiie track coascious, bnt
nnable to .'move, f jr an hour, when a
passenger train came along cutting the
ctuur leg on close to Lua body. He
pVingflald. - - -' - e'-
IMPRIDEM LE(;iSLATK).
I WHAT IIOREIFIES MEMBERS OF
1HE MISSISSIPPI SEXA1E.
Tbe Contest Between the Rival
Memphis Railroads Important
Legislation.
tcoREisroxDiHCg or tri irriai.1
Jackson, Miss , February 12. Vhe
two houses of the Legislature having
adjourned last week for the trip to
Uolumbus, tnere tailed to be enough
members in either bouse to form
quorum on Saturday, the da to which
ttiey adjourned, un Monday there
was a fail a'tendanceof both houses,
and each went to work in dead ear
nest. tch hoise has pal's da great
many hills of tneir own, bnt very few
each of the other, consequently but
few bills of a general character Lave
as yet been enacted into laws. It is a
notable and (ra se worthy fact t':dt
this Legislature ia giving more c&ieful
consideration to.int-asiiros brought !)
fore it than w.n ever before doue by a
Mississippi Lgislatuie since recon
struction. Heretofore bills have bf en
hurried through without much con
sidetation, and often, very ol :en. with'
out leafing. Hence, inuny bad laws
have crept unawares, as it were, on
the slatitebook. In this connection
there was an amusing occurrence in
the Senate yesterday. A bill came up
03 it? passage, repta'ing a most ob
noxious act oaseed in 1884. The rend
ing of the act proposed to be repealed
was called nr. and when read all were
startled at its prov's 038, includirg
most of tlie Senators holding over, aud
who were responsible for its pass.
age. Sjrue, who are specibliy
watcLful over the legislation
to see that no snakes creep in, acd
wbo were memeors of tbe Senate
when the bill passed, asked with ux-
feigned aitonisliment if it were possi'
ble that such a law waa on the ttitute
book? Most ll give some excuse,
such as being absett when the bill
was passed, etc., etc. The truth is,
Bald bill bad passed ttie Senate with
nut being read. Suffice it to say, the
bill proposing tbe repeal finned
unanimously.
At this session the cnttm has pre
vailed to refer all bills t) proper com
mittees, wbere tbey are closely and
cartltilly examined, aid alter oelng
reported back to the Senate, they are
read and discuesed and well coneid
ered before final action thereon.
Tbe fight between tbe Memphis,
Birmingham and Atlantic Kiilroad
Company and the Kansas City, Mem'
phis and Birmingham Company, has
been Jong, tedious and acrimonious,
aad terminated ti-day by the passage
by the House ot tbe charter ot incor
poration of the lattsr road a, passed
In tbe benst", with resti lutions im
posed at the instance and in
the interest of the former com
pany. hach of said companies
were championed here by distin
guished and worthy citizens of your
city, a'l of whom have been active,
earnest and energetic in their re
spective interests, and be it said that
cash one has conduct id his cause on
a dignified, gentlemanly and elevated
p'aue and never ttooped to email
things.
We of Mississippi hope that both
roads will be built, and bid each com
pany good speed in tbe construction
and compUtion , of their, respective
loads.
A bill bai passed and been approved
by toe Uovercor giving authority to
the Levee Commissioners of the lower
Levee District to issue bonds to the
amount of $250,0(10 for levee purposes.
There is a bill pending in the Senate
authorizing tbe issuance of bonds to
the amount of $500,000 by the Com
missioners ot trie noper or l nzo Mis
sissippi Delta Diatrict. This last men
tioned bi 1 provides for the annual
levy of a cc t.on tax to secure the pay
ment of the bonds. This feature of
tbe bill, it is supposed, will be warmly
contested. The people in the district
are divided on the policy of a cotton
tax. While all recognizj tbe grest
benefit to the whole State ti be de
rived from a judicious and efficient
levee system, yet the members from
what are termed the hill counties dis
like to intermeddle with the plans and
operations proposed for the construc
tion and maintenance of the levees,
but wish to leave tbe same to those
more directly interested. If, how
ever, they should be divided among
themselves, the hill members will
have t) decide between them.
There was a bard fight in the Senate
over a bill providing far the election
by the Legislature of the Kail road
Commissioners and creating the same
a Board of Equalizition of values of
real estate in each of the counties.
A f.er two days discussion the tquali-
Zition feature was eliminated from the
bill, and the same passed.
What to do with tbo tenitentiarv is
the great question of the hour. By
act of the Legislature of 1884 the
fgsees (whose term of lease -exoiies
January, 1887) were authorized to
transfer their lease to tbe (J ull and
Ship Island Railroad Company and
extending the lease to l&Ji. In De
cember last the transfer was made,
and the bond tendered .for the ap
proval of the Governor and Attorney
General. On account of some of tbe
conditions of the lease the Governor
and Attorney-General and all parties
interested determined to wait further
action of the Legislature, the railroad,
company in fhe meantime being in
possession cf the penitentiary witboat
bond. Said company construes the
law to be that the consideration to ba
paid by them for the penitentiary is
tdv.sja in nrst mortgage bonds- of
their road, while others construe
that jt . that eaid amount has
to be paid annually during term of
leasei A bill is pending requiring the
said company to comply with the
terns of -the lease, and said bill con
strues the lease and p'aoes additional
restrictions, aud adds obligations t)
be assumed that Would render imprac
ticable and impossible ' for the com
pany to comply with. The biil aljo
provides that in the event said com
pany jails to comply in a given time,
the lease may be adjudged as forfeited
on petition filed before the chancellor
of this district.- Thereupon the Natch
ez, Jackaon and Columbus Railroad
Company is to have the refusal of said
lease. The whole thiageeems )o be in
a muddle, and it ia bard to divine
what will be the outcosne,
. Tbe bill repealing tke agricultural
lien law is still pending ia tbe Senate,
having passed the House.
The death of Senator J. D. Vertner
from Claiborne county waai keenly felt,
not only by tbe Senate where he was
grf a'.ly honored and wancly loved,
but also in the House, wbere he made
many warm friends and where he was,
much admired. Gen. Vertner was a
man of fine scholarly altainmeats and
highly accomplished and ; rollshed.
He was a genial, generous and noli la
gentleman, punctiliously , honorable,
and wholly unselfish. He ia a lo.t to
tfie Senate, to society, to the bar a.?i
to the whole State. ,
Th several Masonic grand bodies
I.elJ their annnal resainn here this
week. Chancellor B T. Kimbiough
cf Oxfnd, who i made grand mas
ter of the Grand Lor'g-, ia a gentleman
in everv wav worihy o( tha high and
oistinguiehed honor ttins conferred
npon him. Masonry in Mississippi ,
ranks high. There are f..'ind among
its vctines men of the hrst ulent and
oi me nigneei gtaue oi motai tna
social standing in every profession.
trade and cilling,
The Legitlaiura, the Grand Lodge
and the Federal Conit have filled our
city during the week snd taxed the
capacity cf the hotels and boarding
honsea. Ano'.her first-class hotel is much
needed here. The city is growing
steadily and substantially in popula
tion, in business and in wta'th. Give
us the Gu'f and Ship Island t.l'boad
and extend the Natchez, Jackson anil
Columbus rsilrral to as to connect
with tbe C9tl and iron fields of Ala
bama (all of which are probable re
sults in the near future) and we will
lake new bounds in progress and im-
provjiuect
"tlllSK ABE WY JKH ELH."
"II arc mca ornatuenta, snnt," 'ti saM,
The K man matron to bor guest replied.
As her two aoni sbc beckoned to her side,
Aud fondly placed a hand on each yutig
head;
Ah ! erth contained no jewels rare that shed
Suoq light as in tboie lustrous eyes cuu.ll
hide,
And i h their riches she was niti.fieil,
Nor coveted the costliest gums instead.
O mother of the Uracohi, many a heart
lias bienthed the words that with consum
mate art
Tbou answoredest t a question of thy guest :
Kor many a mother has with pride confessed
The jewels tliut she doth moat dearly price
Areiouna, ike thine, within tier children s
eyes.
L. II. riUiburu ia ilon TratuCrlit.
PERSONAL MENTION.
Ex May ib Jonathan Pcovii.lb. a
Butl'alo millionaire, bas sued his tailor for
making a pair of trousers ton tight.
Thb dons of tbe Leipsic University
have conferred the hithest diploma In phil
osophy in thoir gift upon Dr. Susanna Ku
benstein. A Madbid letter in the London 7"tWs
says the slot iesabont Marshal Bar aine's pov
erty are untrue, ilia wife has an income of
about 171X10 a year. '
It is said that B. F. Warder ot
Springfield O., the millionaire manufact
urer of mills aud agricultural implements,
will soon buila the finest home in Wash
ington.
Somk o tho ladies of Cincinnati pre
sented a purse of tilt) to the wife of tbe Hov.
bam Jonea, last week, in appreciation of the
surmons that her husband hsd delivered to
the ludies only.
J. T. Sl'ndkrlow. who lives near
Keuka, Putnam eonnty, Fla., while plowing
unearthed a chest containing Spanish monoy
to the amount ol tl'Jt'iO. tioiue of this inOQuy
was very old, dutiug us far buck as 1078. .
H. P. Mim.6, president of t'ie Gene-
rco Natinnnl Hank, Mount Morris, say the
Itoohcster (N. Y.) Vrmncral, has just pasred
his M'venty-ointh birthdty, and Leing un
usually vigorous and health)-, proposes on
his next birthday to take a toboggan ride
with Uov. liill at Albany.
SuNATon Call of Florid n pronounces
untrue the etatemont that be offered John (I.
Finolair the registership of the land office at
Uaincsville, alter lirst finding oil that he
would not accept, and that he did this be
cause it waa Hrfiil he was unwilling to ap
point Northern men to othce.
Cait. J. G. B. Adams, the Sergeant-
at-Arms, is confined at home by illness. His
many frionds will regret to lcirn that he is
tbrcutoned with a reoponing of his wound.
It is sincerely hoped by all that this will not
occur, anil that by rest Capt. Ailams wilt
soon bo ontiroly well again, and able to ut-
lenil to bis duties at the BUte-llouKe.
Kldkb Thomas Parker Ditm.ry cl
Lexington, Ky., is laid to be tho oldest Bap
tist minister in America, lie is ninetv-iour
years old, blind, and very feeble, tie b-K.n
preaching in lb), and bas nreached in Ken
tucky, Tenner'ee, MissiFsippi, Ohio, Indi
ana, Illinois, Michigan, Ktnais, Miisonri,
Virginia. Delnware. Pennsylvania. New Jer
sey and New lork.
Tbi situa'ion of old Monpvbiw.
whe dies knowing that two or three suitors
are hovering about, angiitis to marry his
young and handsome widow, is about u en-
vi 1 1) le, rays the l.ewiaton Journal, as that of
(.'apt. Chase, who sees a number of well
known Uoinocrats already making plans to
go for tho collcctor?hip after having piously
attended his political obsequies.
Thb trutesof tbe Ku-t Tennrnsee
Weslevan University, loo.itnd at Athens.
Tenn , have changed tho name of the insti
tution to the tlrant Memorial University. It
was organir.od in 1Hri7 by "i'arson" llrown
Inw, llonieoj May nurd and tbe Kev. J. P.
Hpence, L).i)(. and lien. Grant made the first
cash tlonntioa for it. bis well-known siirnu-
ture appearing at tie n'uu ot me list.
'M. dr Lksskps." savs tbe Londoa
TitHf' Paris tforrospondent,' "has been
known to hear at breakfast of tke death of a
friend at Bmleaun, to look at his watch,
sond for a .cab, put on evening dress, reach
Ilordeaux In tuno for tho funeral, and catch
tne first train back in order to juesiile over
a buird meeting. One of'his sirougpoints is
never deferring for a minute what he thinks
Op Air. Briggs, who was a mr mlinr
of the late Parliament, but was not re-eleCt-1
ed. it is told that his ono great sneech was
-made in opposition to the Napn'oon memo
rial in Vt estimnster Abhor. Ho came in
that nichtin full evening dress. And waxed
eloquent over his subject, ''is there not,"
e uemauuetl, some eminent Knglfslinian
rho miuht more fitly tako a idaeo in the Na-
ational Abbey" Whereupon "lirigvs!
ltriggsl" roared tha 11. use with one voice,
and thespca.h wasonded.
Tna lion. William Walter Phelps
bas in vain, so far, tried to persuade Mr.
Blaine to came to Washington, to cmplete
lie Mil ng tor a nie-sir.e portrait, which Mr.
Phelns Is naving nainttd for his New Jarsav
home. Mrs. Oarneld gave Mr. Htclps a
large picture ol her husb 'nd, ani that gen
tleman wirkos this one of Mr. Blaine as a
companion. Mr. I'holrs, in tallgng to an
American -corraspondont, said that Mr.
llluinowus living very nuietly at Augusta.
The Blaine honse there is roomy and largo,
and there are big, chnery woed fires, makirg
plenty of warmth during this cold weather.
A writh'h in the Benton Record savs:
Personally. Lfinigan. th noet. was one of
the eddest. and most unconth men that the
historian has ever known. He was very short
ofstiiture, himpyand round-fooed, and hu-
orons in every suggestion and movement.
He tied never shaved, and his faoe was
fringed with a soft and fuzzy substanee that
only faintly resembled beard. Hiaelothcs,
when the historian knew bim, were always
of fray, coarse, w.oolen cloth, and bo wore
to collar, save tne Hewing one oi hts woolen
htrt. - lie alwavs carried in noma of tho
depths ef his-extraordinary elnthing a bottle
I ink with asarew top, a loiaing g ild pen.
nd a cuuply ofwritingpaper: and he would
it down aavwho'e. in a. beer taloon or un
der the shade of tree in the pai k he pre
fer reil tlm lir .Hlrfinanfl write w it h rabid
ity the most beautiful copperplate copy tua(
over eome into a printer's bands.
Comparatively, fnw Htatssi are rep
resented In tie f-'enate by citir.ons born
wi hin thwtV own borders. New Vork gave
Inland Mtan'ord to California, Teller to
Colorado, Conger to Miehigan, Van Wyek to
Nebraska, liolph to Oregon and Payne to
Ohio. Ohio gjavo.Voerliees and Uarrison to
Indiana, Allison and VV'ilron to Iowa and
Plumb to Kansas. Kentucky gave Cullom
to lllineis, tiibson to Louiaiana, Vert to
Missouri, Maxey to Texits and Call to Flor
ida. Masraebusetts gave Ingalls to Kansas
and KvRit-1 to New York. Among the btites
which send native-born eUir-eni to tbo Sen
ate are Delaware, Maine, Ma'gland, Massa
chmetts, Hew llamihire, North Carolina,
Pennsylvania, riouth Carolina, Tcnnei-see,
Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.
Jones of Florida, Fair and Fewell are Irish
men: Beck is a otebman, and Jones of
Kevada is a Welshman. Nevada is tbe only
(State represented by two aliens, iiumelyv
Jones, born in Wales, and Fair, bora iu Ire
land. . ,
I)B. P. W. Mosnxtoir, who has been
one of the most accomplished philologists of
his time ard was the master i ten lan
guages, 4itd la..t week In the Krie county
alsns-boate. llr. Moshleck was born in
Baiensharg, Rhenish Prasia. After preliia
iaarysl y at Mayoticfl ha spent five years
in the anivorsity at Burn and graduated
with honors, esieciully In the depsr ments
of phiUisoty and medieine. lie tben prae
tined medieine in ftui for seven years. Ills i
talents there won general recogni lion, and
during his residence hi the metrorotis he
mingled upon terms of intimacv with Alex
ander iluinas, Victor (liigo, Buffun and
other men hiKb in the wwld of science and
literature. lie afterward snt several yearg
In the principal cities ot Harnpe, dovoting
most of his time to the study of botany, geol
ogy and philosophy. He enjoyed the ac
quainUnc. of Charles Irarwin. with wboati
he treiiuently ifrui-fed bioiraphiesil suhjeets
bearing upon TA Onfin if Hwiin. tbe work
irhi-h llarwin Uien had in eunUurplution.,
LOSS OF THE KRIUICA.
DETAILS OK THE WKLTKOX BAR-
KCtiAT MIOiLS.
I A Portioa of the Crew of the Ves-
ael Drowned Lifeboat
lMfabter.
Ntw York, February 13. Abritf
story oi tne wreck ol the Atutrian
bark K'iljica on Barnegat 8hoals waa
sent in tnese diera'ches hut nigbL
l rus morning t lie loiiowing interest
ng derailed accounts are published!
The Austrian hit'k Kri'iica, Capt.
Sinerljuti, from Marseiliea, went
ashore on' Barnegat felii'iils during tbe
dense fog which prevailed yesterday,
and was lot illy lost. (Seven cf the
bark's tailors were dtonned and three
if tbe crew of Life-Saving btition No
17, of which Joel EU'gaway is keeper,
perished in tbe waves by the swsiud-
ii.g of the life-brat in winch they had
embarked to lescue the Knljica crew.
The fi g as the heaviest tha', has
been seen tin (Lis part of the ccutet
I r years. It came wtt'iin with a law
ro-thrait brecr.) eailyin the morn
ing, bl jwu in eLo-e by the wind in
great volumes, which rendered the
seeing of ol jtrls more than ten ftt-t
dial ii -it impossible. The storm which
bad lirBt sv, t along this section cf
the coast had loft behind it a reminder
in the shape of a tierce and angry
naell, which sent great cunbera higti
up the beach, driving a wall of spray
before it, which o tiered almost iinpiiDo
treble resistance to the launching of a
boat. At 12:30 o'clock tbe crew of
the Barnegat Life Ration, which has
been on the alert tor signals from ves
sels caught in the fcg, were aroustd
by the faint sounds of a ship's bell, al
ternating with the fainter cvVra oi k
fog horn, which were borne. over the
wull of waters act! spray by tlae wind.
These were tbe ' 1 '
FIRST PAINT SKIN ALB i ' ;
fiotn the Austrian bark,' Capt. Uidga-'
way tf tbe livernving crew, ii-'
mediately ordered ont e. 1 bot,"
which has always been accounted ttiu
nimblest breaker cralt on the stntion.
She carried a crewofsevca men in-1
eluding the coxswain. Every prepar
ation win made and the boat taken'
down lothebeach'on rollers. From the
impenetrable wall oi fog ubove ttie
roaring cf the breakers, and the wres-'
tie of the sprny-lnlen galo came mote
distinctly every momeiit or more
the round of the drifting vefsel's bell.
The dcomed craft was getting nearer
to the shoals, acd the watchers on tile
be iu:h gut ready, to put ont in tha let tli
of the storm. 'At 12:45 o'clock the
tound of the ship's bell ceased, and In
its stead came tt e.cminnus boom of a
gun. It was tbe signal of die tress, aid
Capt. llidgnway ordered tbe Jit- boat
in the suit Waiting jr a iull in the
succession of curling breakerr, the cralt
was run out successfully aud pulled
away in the direotion from which the
signals enme, In a few seconds the
fo had hidden them itim view fioin
tbe bench, the great seas came rolling
in and tw.cd the boat high up on
their crests, but her head was kept to
the wind and she midd progrem
no, aud then they were thiewn
from the thwartn Iry the failure
of the oir blades ' to ca'ch
water, bnt after ten minutes heavy
pu l'ng the lines of the wrecked vessl l
loomed, up like phantom crait
through the mist. The bark had
drifted in before the wind it-uok on
t'je sizteen-f jot o.Uer shoal anil then
veered arounl broadside to the gait,
From leeward ber weather bulwarks
stood high up in the air and the slope
of her decks would have prevented
passage from nf. forward except by
crawling along the weather side and
clinging to tbe mil, over which groat
volumes of water roared incessantly,
Her sails hung on tha bunllinea with
the exception of the spanker and for
top-mast (tiy i ail, The fore and aiain
aiil,had been braided up but had blown
out of the ropes and streamed out be.
fore the gale. Within eight of tbe
bark s crew the
L1KEII0AT MET W1TI1 FATAL PIHASTRJU
Her Coxswain by great exertion bad
been able to keep her head up to the
wind, und as long as only her slender
lines were rirnred to the gale she
f jrged ahead op her errand of mercy.
The 1 fe-eavicg craft had approached
almost to within hailing dintance o
the vessel, a id it waa the intention ot
the commander to some aloseupnntler
the lee counter nf the bai k,lrom which
a line could be taken from the vessel
and people from the bark transferred,
.He bad almost accomplished this, and
the man in the bow bad risen no to
make fast to the vessel, when a fierce
wave struck the boat's bow, and In an
instant whirled it around brcudnide to
tbe gale. Kor an install she waa iorced
on the top of a mountain of billow, and
and then she toppled over as a log roll
ing down a decline, When she sight
ed, swamped to the gunwale, three of
her men were missing. They had
either received injuries Which ren
dered them nnconscioas, or had been
swept off before the angry waters
toward tha breakers. The drowned
men were Solomon Hoper, John Hop
per and John Perrjn. J nut before the
overturning of " the ' beat it was
discovered that the Austrian bark's
decks were deserted, and that their
terrific struggle againtt the gale bad
been fruitless. The crew ot the burk
had already left her in their own boats
unbeknown to the life crew.
The northwest wind anddrove
their boats about a mile down the
shore. In landing one of their boa's
ep9izd and the tecond mate. Cok,
and five man were drowned. The
other boat with the captain and five
men was saved. ( ,
THK DROWNS D A1U)BS i I.'.
d; if ted ashore. Their bodiesi : are all
on the beach at Baraegtt City. The
vessel is a total lose. The men are
destitute of clothing and money, bnt
are being kindly cared for by the life
saving men. The drowned life saving
men are all well-known residents cf
Barnegat and men of largo families.
The captain of tha wrecked vessel,
who happily survived, related that
the hark KriljiHia had been driven on
shoFe by the gale, which blew a lirvost
a hurricane from tbe northeast. The
sea wai high and tbe squalls blew her
reefed topsails out of the belt ropM.
She became unmanageable and wai
driven on the shoal, striking
tbe ground with such violence as te
stave in her bottom. As soon as she
breached, tbe captain eaid that if any
thing was to be done it had -belter' be
dona at once. He mastered his crew
atound him and cheered them on to
earnest work." Tbe long boat wai pnt
over the side, and not waiting to) at-1
tempt to save any valuables, the crew ,
iioiped into the boat and Bhoved off. '
Not accustomed to rowing on the surf,
the Austrian sailors hiled in their at
tempt to reach tbe beach. The same
tragic fat which befell the poor life
saving .crew attended them. For a
time the crew kept their boat afloat,
but their effoit to get close to the
shore were balllsd. What could lie
expected in such an unequal battle?
The result was inevitable. .; i
JiArOLEOS HILL, President. W.fT.TriLKHRSOI.TIce-PreniJedJ,
II. J. LYXX, Cashier. f(
K N , .WfiriV tK S Ml
llOEJ A UKaEUAl, riQK ABU MABIBE IlWUiUS,
A QUARTER OF A MILLION
XXXlZIC7lXOZ1.8i
H. KDRSTKNilKlM, ..WM. I. C'llK. JAMKS KKILLT, J0IIW LOAflUB,
8. MANttFlRLD, I. . MVKKti, W. D. BEXUbXL.
Oflioe lf MaillMon Nilrcct, Memplilfl, Tenn
E II. CO O VER & CO.
Liier Yard al Plaii
' ,' ' ' 'manvfactchkiis of '
Uoorit, ftiat.Ii, lMhidia, 'SIoiildliiKt, all Ulndi ft Door aud
IVIudott FrniiHt, llrackolia, Kt-rolMVork, IlonRh and
jlrH.MtHl Imibcr, IShliiujlois IjiIIim, H'nttr Taoku.
All kind ol Wood M ork F.xoc uIshI at Short Aiollocii.
Nos..li7. to 173 Washington St. Memphis. Toou.
W. F. TAYLOSl & GO,
Cotton Factors & Commission Merch'ts,
: No. 31 Front Strrct, Cornor ol Monroo, MomphiH, Tenu.
' I' 1 - Ellvrral, AdvsmrM Mitrte on I'onalarnDieul. 1
DILLARD
COTTON
i
1 1
' Memphis Tciui.
Iter Uahla 'AdvaiaWH to
BRML1Y LUMBER GOHPAUT
YELLOW PINE AND OAK LUMBER,
Doo r.
CSnsal v
GEO. HAYMILLER. A
HLEiHiU llltOH.,or Conio, Mine.
COTTON
No'. a5 Front Street -
BiilNLY LAND SIDE CUTTER PLOWS.
, . ' - "mll"I.PPi hhjiiji i j- . - . j ... , . . '
I r ii ii in sasisafmnii 1 1 i i
AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS, ScEDS & FERTILIZERS.
R.G. CRAIG &C07, 37-39 Union, Memphis
T.TgU
100 to .74.idaiiu4 Nlreet, Heuiplibi, Tenu..
JAVK ACCHI'TED Tim agency for tub celebrated 1
j&f3
Uanafturtured at Indlanahnlls, Ind., and ar now prepared to furnish aania at iirleea whioh
oaunvl b uuloU ti iuii qualit nf wurk. Also manufaotur.rs of
Cotton Presses,! Horse Powers, din Gearing1
I ; ... . ,. ii AND KVKUY VAUIKT? OF
IMantatlon Work, NrlaillnK OTcrbaHliiiK A.IeialrIug Eaglnna Si Mapulnt rr
r riHHPHS KflRTOtTFn '
.al?.'.Mh':!'
.KC.v.-.Mti.tr:jf:.
7 Wy':MJZ,tZ: fe'ii. NnrR-w.w
' JrS - r- i r t1 tt xrv " on ,. ,i notloe, Mr tt oola r
J2f2JKi!J; 1,4,. J'v. Two llnnilreil Assnrtaa nisi s.
""--V?"' va4-fc,' ir .-nil for f'ataloiriie ami
J, T. FARQAS0N. A.' HUNT. ' 0. C.
J, T. FAIiGflSOFl & CO,
fhoIesa!e Grocers
T.'mrft Street,
CiitUia oons'iKai' ttm will l)av our oiraful
niiv isu
Staple & Fancy fo t.cer.es, Wines, Uqusrs Jobacto & Dignr;),
aa will aril nm h I.Awmaf.
COTTON
204 Front, Nt.. ?rr. ronrt. Mom phi w. Tenn
WHOI1TSALE
pnnncDC nnTTf.ni cnPTnn
And Commission Merchants,
.'JTront
)1
DOLLARS FULL PAID CAPITAL
& COFFIN,
FACTORS,
Morrhaatn and 11 nn tern.
nuct Olluclati.,,
trout, 124
Jefferson Street
n
P. Mi N0KFLET, Renltle nt Partaer.
FACTORS,
I
Chickasaw Ironworks
. JOHN E. HANDLE & CO., PCOPICX,
08 Second St., Memphis, Terrv
FOUNDERS & MACHINISTS,
MANUFACTIHKR8 AND DKALKRd IN
iigliicH, IloiltjrM, Sawmill,
, Jlradlord Com and Wheat Mill.-,
Cotton 1'renit, Cottou Uiuv,
Nhallini;, I'uiifjo, asi.
prsparsil to All orders.
Ud airusirt ralsnt
oarrr in stock, ovsr
PH--llst.
HEIN. R. A. PARKER. E. t. WO0DKOK
& Cotton Facte,,
KlexaphU, Tenn.
attention. M'e onrry at all times wall -
iiutr. v.
FACTORS,
St., Heuiphia, Temr.
3TTIT
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