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ADDITIONAL EXTRACTS FROM
THE SKCOND TOLl'SE.
Tke Rise of the Colored Eaie-Tlie
Greeley Campal Ireland
v ami tke South.
We continue our extract (mm the
K-cond volume of Mr. lihiinc's Tu
JVtirs in Cvngri.
IMMHJRKSH y THE IOI XTKY.
The twenty years f rm iiuleel an
inconinaralile era in the hirtory of tlie
Tnitett Statt-s. Ik-spite the loss of life
Mi the part of both North anil South,
the republic steadily piiiii'tl in pojui
" lut ion for the entire period, at the rate
of nearly a million each year; and each
year there wan added to the perma
nent wealth of the jieople J1,"ik),(XHi,-KK)-a
fact made all the more surpris
ing when it is remembered that they
were ut the same time burdened witii
lhe inU-ri'st on the national debt, of
w hich thry discharged wore than
JtRt.lXW.OUOeif the principal within the
jieriod nanunl. Such prngiVHS in
not only unprecedented but phenom
enal. Jt could not have been made
except under w ise laws, honestly and
impartially administered. It could
not iitve been made except under au
industrial system, which stimulated
enterprise, quickened capital, assured
to labor its just reward. It could not
have been made under the narrowing
policy which assumes the sovereignty I
of the State. It required the broad
measures, tne expanding functions,
which belong to a free nation.
TUB HOSTILITY OF K.NGLAXI).
In pointing out the difficulties
der which Congress labored the au
thor does not forget to point out tut
hostility of England on the part of
tint n Liberals and Tories. He writes;
The conduct of the Tories was not
surprise to the American people.
rroin me earnest period 01 our na
tional existence we had received from
that party constant demonstrations of
untrieiHluness: and where safe onnor-
Utility offered, insult was added But
of the Liberal party Americans had
hoped, nay, had confidently expected,
if not open demonstrations of sympa
thy, at least a neutrality which would
tlsprivo the rebel leaders of any form
of encouragement. When the first
vlimlow of real danger to the Union
appeared, in iMiiMii, tliere was in
stinctive gladness among loyal Ameri
cans that a Liberal Ministry was in
power in England, composed of men
w ho would in-'no event permit their
government to ne used in aid of a re-
Ml ion whose first object was the de
struction of a kindred nation, and
whose subsequent policy looked to
t lie perpetuation ot human slavery.
Hut the hope proved to be only the
delusion of a dav. Americans found
the 1'almerston Ministry in a hostile
mood ana ready to embarrass the gov
ernment ot the l nion bv every course
that migbt be taken with safety to the
interests of England ; and they at once
recognized a vast increase of the force
against which they must contend.
CO.NCERNI.VO IRELAND ANII TUB -SOITI1.
Mr. Maine thus disposes ef the fal
lacy of comparing the condition of the
Southern States with that of Ireland :
The comparison of the Southern
States under the measures of recon
struction with Ireland under the
measures of the British government,
naturally suggested by hostile' criti
cism in the English press, is not with
out its useful h-ssons. The complaint
01 uiscontentea people ia the South
ern States was that there hat! been too
-great expansion of popular rights, too
large an extension of .the elective fran
chise. . But in Ireland, according to
eminent British statesmen and liis
toiiuns, the Buffering was from direct
ly opposite causes. Kuli-governincnt
of all the people yas. laanrtu csWr T
. - ' fished in the Southern flutes; -sub-
" , jection of ail the tieople and the gov
:r ' eminent with the sword -was the rule
1' established in Ireland. Even if the
!' ". American government liad made a
.' mistake in it treatment of the South-
t em States, the history and traditions
' of the republic gave ample guarantee
that wrong eteps would lie speedily re
traced, that all grievances would be
'thoroughly redressed; whereas the
complainti of Ireland have remained
unredressed for centuries. Tliere
is no 'parallel among -civilized
I -nations as to the prolonged discontent
( - among the Irish people, A race gifted
J with many of the nobletd -qualities of
; humanity, strong in intellect and quick
I in apprehension, could not for centu-
t ries complain of grievances if they did
not exist, and the grievances could
not exist for centuries without serious
reproach to the British government.
To the lasting honor of American
statesmanship Southern grievances
were not allowed by neglect or arro
gance to grow and" become .chronic
after the civil war had olosed. The
one safeguard against an evil go.-great
w as the restoration of ee-U-goveniment
? to the people who had rebelled,' the
; broadening of tho elective 'franchise,
the abolition of cast and wivilege. :if
I Englishmen had studied Hhe recon-
fltruetion policy instead of -deriding it
tthey might have learned ;thnt ithe
American government acoomplished
' for the South in four years what their
own government ha failed itoiaccotn
plish for Ireland through rton .gwi-
TUB CIVIL RIGHTS IlILfL.
'Mr. Blaine thus sums optheTesult
ot uie passage t the civil rujiite bill:
In tho stubborn opposition -maintained
by the I democratic party rto the
.admission of colored men to the rights
ot citizenship, tho closing argument of
violent harangues was usually in the
in the form of a question, "Do -you
want to se tlieua: in Congress?' to
-which the natural and logical answer
was that-1 he right . of the colored man
to sit. imCongress .tloea. not tlfjieud in
"the least upon tlve tWre or the preju
dice of oMier States and of her district.
It is soloJy a matter wriliiii tho judjf
uient of fcie State or dLV.rict which in
a iair vote and honest election may'
bonne to cend him. Tie revolution
in frvor-of human rights, promoted
ami aireetee by the CepuWican party,
.. swt'pt onwflid; the coUired sunn, freed
.- ' I f rom -elaverv, attained (the tj,;ht of suf
. frage, and in due scaaon ws sent to
. Congress ifitd harm result from it ?
Nay, waa it not the needed dunonstra
Uon of lie freedom attd just'ce of a
republicaa government? If it be
viewed eiiiiply ae an experiment it was
triumpluMiily suecessful. The coiored
men who took eats in both Senate
j.nd House lid nt apjicar ignorant or
telpless. They were as a rul stuji
oos, earnest. Ambitious men, whose
psiblic conduct -as illustrated by Mr.
Revels and Mr, Bruce in the Senate,
and by Mr. Rapier, Mr. Lynch ami
Mr. Kainey in the Huuse would be
honoTiible to any race. Coals of fire
were iNyped on tlie heads of all their
enemies when the colored men in
Congress heartily joineil in removing
the disabilitk's of those w ho had before
been their oppressors, and who, with
deep regret be it said, bave?ontinued
to treat them with injustice and ig
nominy. GKKEI.EV8 CANDIDACY.
The author gives a jien tiortrait of
Horace lireeley as he apear'd in the
contest for the Presidency in 1S72:
With (irar.t and tin-cley fairly in
the field, the country entered upon a
remarkable contest. At the Ix-giuning
of the picturesoue and emotional '"log
cabin contest of IS-W" Mr. Van Burcn,
with his keen insight into jwipular
movements, had said, in somewhat
mixed metaphor, that it would be
"either a farce or a tornado." The
present .canvass pive promise on dif
ferent grounds of similar alternatives,
lien, (irant hud been tried, and with
him the country knew w hat to expect.
Mr. lireeley had not been tried, and
though the best known man in his
own field of journalism, he was the
least known and most doubted in the
field of governmental administration.
No other candidate could have pre
sented such an antithesis of strength
and of weakness, lie was the ablest
polemic tins country lias ever pro
duced. His command of strong, idi
omatic, controversial English was un
rivaled. His faculty of lucid statement
and compact reasoning has never been
surpassed. Without the graces of fancy
or tnearts ot riietonc, ho was incom
parable in direct, pungent, forceful
discussion. A keen observer and an
omnivorous reader, he had acuuircd
an immense fund of varied knowledge
ami he marshalled facts with singular
skill and aptness.
TILDES S DEFEAT.
Regarding the Presidential election
of ISTti and the result of the Electoral
Commission, Mr. Blaine gives the fol
lowing slap in the face to the Demo
cratic jiarty :
Two general conclusions may safely
be drawn from . tho voluminous evi
dence: First, that the lK'mocratie
agents in the contested States of Flor
ida, South Carolina and Oregon earn
estly and jM-rsistently endeavored to
change the result from Hayes toTilden
by the use of large sums of monev as
bribes to oflicial persons to violate
their duty; second, that the nego
tiations for that purpose do not show
that any member of any canvassing
board or any Presidential elector ever
contemplated betraying his trust for
such inducements. The interest
throughout the investigation centered
uon Mr. Tilden, and concerning him
and his course there followed general
discussion -angry accusation and
warm defense. There is nothing
in the testimony to contradict the
oath taken by Mr. Tilden and thero
has been no desire to fasten a guilty
responsibility upon him. But the sim
ple fact remains that a President
ial canvass which began with
a ponderous manifesto in favor
of "reform" in every depart
ment of the government, and
which accused those w ho had been in
trusted with power for sixteen years
of every form of dishonesty anil' cor
ruption, ended with a persistent and
shameless effort to hrilie the electors
of three States!
WAR SHU'S AND MERCHANT SHU'S. 1
Regarding the decadence of our mer
cantile marine and the inefficiency of
our navy, Mr. Blaine says:
fcvery intelligent man knows that it
is impossible to maintain a navy unless
there be a commercial marine "for the
education of sailors. The American
marine preceding INiSl was so large
that it could furnish 7(i,000 sailors to
maintain a blockading squadron on
the . South Atlantic and Uulf coasts.
The value of this school for seamen as
one of the arms for national defense
could not have been more strikingly
illustrated or more completely proved.
The lesson should have been heeded.
It is a familiar adage requiring no en
forcement of argument that navies do
not .grow at the top. They grow from
and out of a commercial marine that
educates men for sea service. If the
government of the United States.
since the close of the yw, (ay,)uUd-
n"ttfvTfwTrttli(r mercantile marine
one-tifth of the amount that hie been
expended upon the navy, our -ships
would have covered every sea, and the
navy-would have grown of itself. In
stead of that, we have been construct
ing the navy as an exotic, forciw? it to
grow -without a favoring atmosphere,
establishing it with oflicers and not
with men, educating cadets on land
and not educating soldiers on the
CIVIL SERVICE HEKOI'.M.
The following is the author' -state
ment regardingcivil service ref-n in :
JNo reform in the civil service will
be valuable that does not release mem
bers of Congress from the care and the
embarrassment of appointment ; and
no boon bo great -could be conferred
upon Senators and Representatives as
to relieve them from the worrv, the
annoyance and the responsibility
which time and habit have fixed noon
them in connection with the dispens
ing of patronage, all of which belongs,
under the constitution, to the Execu
tive. On: tho other hand, the evil of
which President Harrison snoke-.tbe
employment of the patronage by .the
Executive to influence legislation is
far the greatest abuse to which ,the
civil service has ever been perverted.
To separate tho two great departments
of the government, to keep each with
in its own-sphere, will be an immeas
urable advantage, and will enhance
the chamcter.and dignity of both. A
non-political - service will be secured
when Congress shall be left to its hirrt-
imate fi'iutions. whon the President
shall not interfere therewith bv the
use of patronage, and when the re
sponsibility of appointments shall rest
solely w ith the department to which
the organic law of the republic as-
i signs it. .
THE IX HON A L STRCAH.LE.
Regardiiig.tho sectional struggle Mr.
: Elaine say :
The passkinmitl prejudice jvhich in
fluence men who were defeated in the
war cannot lie transmitted to succeed
ing generations. Principle will re as
sort itself; lo-ial anil State interest will
command a change. The signs even
now are hoetil. Tl-e personal rela
tion between iiiciittf the South and
uienvif the Xurth are more ami-able
than they have bees for sixty vars.,
Iiveritv'of employment, the spirit of
SndusVial enterjirise, the unification of
fciianCii'.l interesl,H, will liend more mid
wore .to assimiluto the populations,
more nud more to enforce an agree
ment, if jiot as to BMiasuriPS, yet ftsHlii
edly asi nu-thixls. .No man in the
Xoflh, vrthiing tho ttneedum for which ;
a great war was wagxi, detircs to con
trol tiie vote 01 a single individual m
the fcouth. He only dirce that every
individual, in the'Koutli, .as in the
North, hall -ontrol his ow n vote, and
when that is done, the result, whatever
it may le, wKl always be cheerfully
accepted. Contention lietwe-n sec
tions, !! video hy a fixed line, is the
most undesirable form of political con
troversy. It is also the most illogical.
Uut consolidation on one side tends
naturally and always to consolidation
on the other side. The growth of tlie
country will ultimately effect an ad
justment, but the reason of men should
not watt for the mere power of num
bers to settle questions w hich properly
belong in tte domain of reason alone, j
MEMPHIS DAILY "APPEAL SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1SSG.
i JACKSOA, MISS., LETTER.
THE OTHER SIDE OF THE PF.NI.
Which lias Aroused So Xicb Atten
tion and Called Out So Much
IClUKtSrOSDIRCI OFTHI 1PPIAL.I
Jackson, Miss., February Lti. As
the majority rewirt of the St-nute Com
mittee on the Penitentiary has received
publicity, and has elicited severe criti
cisms ol a personal character on high
officials in Mississippi in a letter to
your paper, signed "Truth," and in
editorial comments by you and other
papers, and as tliere are geiierallvtwo
snics to every ijuestion, even w here
jK-rsonal honor and integrity is in
volved, I projiose to, and herewith
give tlie other side of the uuestion al
luded to, in a brief synopsis of all the
saueni points 01 me enute minority
n mi- . Muiiiuu-e on me j cm
icnuary. i am prompted in this bv a
spirit of justice and fair dealing, and
submit the same without comment to
tlie verdict of the public.
Synoptii of the report of Sainton 0. C.
Cuier nd J K. Binf. nl. roionrit of lbs
iMDitc Committee on tke i'enittntiirj.
All papers and information cheer
fully furnished by lessees.
mid that estimates and contracts
for work (tone are Dronerlv made and
approved as required by law reluting
to me same; that tlie lessees, by tlie
terms of their contract with the State,
were not required to pay money into
t'.m State treaxury-the law expressly
providing that the amount due on the
lease should be expended for no other
purpose than the improvement of the
penitentiary property.- This opinion
of the committee is concurred in by
such attorneys as Messrs. Nugent anil
Mc Willie and Judge S.JS. Culhoon,
w hose written opinions are submitted,
and who have no interest in or con
nection with the matter.
The report further claims that the
lessees had a right to withhold the
payment of monev into the State
treasury, and to require that they be
permitted to inuke improvement's or
repairs to the amount of the rent or
hire due the State; the making of
contracts with lessees was contem
plated by all tlie legislation on the
subject for the past ten years; that
the terms of their contract conferred
in the lessees authority to withhold
for eleven or twelve months the
amount due the State, and to hold the
same until they have made repair
and improvements to the amount of
the entire hire due the State to the
expiration of their lease; that the
lessees have been contractors for tin
work on the prison property since
1N77, and it was never intended nor
expected that it should be otherwise.
They have paid into the State treasury
t)S,.iOO ill cash.w hich they could have
worked out in improvements had they
deemed proper, and they cannot lie
held on their bond for payment in any
other manner; that settlements for all
amounts due the State up to the date
of transfer to the Uulf and Ship Island
railroad accountapproved have been
allowed and balances paid into tlie
State treasury that is to say, forlHS:l
and J4 to cover the full amount of
contracts with the State for said two
years; that the Uulf and Ship Island
Railroad Company has assumed the
contract with the State, as authorised
In the matter of allowances made
the lessees for unfinished contracts, as
set forth in the majority report, the
minority say that precisely the same
state of affairs existed in l.SSOand 1881,
as shown by the report of a former
-superintendent made to liov. Stone,
BUiting mat up to that time improve
menw and repairs had been mado to
tlie amount of J25,8lJ7 08, tho amount
rCompletciLW'in $i4,Wa-4H, vp(t the
amount ununislied and on which work
was then going on, being $10,925
Other instances of like character of
the above are cited from the report of
u loruier superintendent, snowing that
these lessees, in this particular, have
followed the usual custom of former
lessees under a former administration.:
that these contracts were made by tho
Hupunutenuent anu approved by l-iov.
i.owry, precisely as wus (lone by liov
intone on similar contracts made by a
Under the contract of lease the les
sees bound themselves to carry out
me provision oi the existing law in
reference to the penitentiary and to
carry out the laws then in force, and
bv the terms of the contract the law
of 1877 (afterward repealed in 1884)
was made a part of the contract. The
committee stale that it is their opinion
that any act of the Legislature passed
during the continuance of said .con
tract, which impaired or abrogated
any clause of the same (except for po
lice puroses), would be nugatory.and
of no force or effect during tlie" time
such contract wax in force. That
the superintendent is authorized to
contract for repaint and improve
ment by the act of 1877 and by the
act of March 15, 1884, the same being
explicit on the subject. They gay
that the Governor approved thrsti
inates and contracts made by the u
erintendent (a gentleman elected by
the Legislature and under a bond of
J30,00uj without hesitating, when he
was assured by him that such repjure
and improvement were needed and
the price charged reasonable and jwst,
us certified by leading architects.
That, as to the authority of the super
intendent, with tho approval of the
Governor, to make these contracts, be
ouiaineo; irom tne Atlorney-Uenerul
an opinion that he was fully author
ized so to do. That said superintend
ent further fortified his action by sub
mitting the estimates and prices to
leading architect for the better pro
tection of the State, and approved said
contract only ufter said architects had
certified that the prices "were just and
reasonable. In tids mutter they say
they commend his a-tion and fail to
see what lictter safeguards could be
thrown around the public officials, in
the .approving of contracts, than are
erected about the Governor and super
intendent. They stir -that thev refuse
toaocj'pt tke estinuet.es made . by the
'architect bought h-re by tlie com
mittee, as they are indirect opposition
to certhied stitcment juade by four of
the bef architect and builders rf the
city of Jackson, viz.: JJessrs. II. M,
Tavlor. K V.)wen. Ja. Swan and F.
B. Hull, who certify that by actu-'il
meusureiatm -vie estimates for hruk
ior lhe. buildings and walk are corrvwH.
and that the price charged therefor in
jotit and reanonalile. These fact (tlie
report anys) "tlw gentleiiMin ubove
named would have sworn to bad they
been allow ed to cowe before the coin
nnttee, which wu denied them."
That the said four Architect claim to
have niwle separate estimates and
measurements of the work done, and
to have readied about thesawemjiilt ;
that their statement is entitled to the
fullest faith and confidence, and should
lie so received. They say that "they
foil to find that tlie lessees received
credit of t-V31 for work on which not
a lick bad been struck," as charged in ,
the majority rejxirt. They then go
into details ol ccrt.an buildings and
improvements made, f,r w hich credits
wen- allowed, and claim that all were
correct. They say that they thought
the i-ertificiiU-s of Tavlor lind others
(urehiti"ct.i should have Im-ch con
sidered by the majority commit toe and
incorporated in their reisirt, but that
those gentlemen thought otherwise
and refused to so order, urging, as a
reason, tlie' liitencNS of the duto pre
sented, and thut the puicrs presented
would not le investigated by tlie com
mittee. In that connection the minor
ity say: "Said committee hud been
investigating the matter since early in
January, and could have informed
themselves as to the correctness of
said papers had tin y been so disjiosod,
and we liclieve that both the State and
the lessees should have-been fully and
fairly represented during the investi
gation, w Inch we do not believe bus
been the ease."
1 hev sav that m the lace ol tlie cer
tificates that the work is well done
the buildings strouglv and substan
tially built, the prices charged fairand
reasonable, thev cannot concur in
the report of the niajoritv that inanv
of the prices charged are exorbitant,
but on the contrary they say the work
was necessary and permanent, and
that the prices charged are not unreas
They state that as to the legal points
involved they sought and obtained
legal advice, and submit tlie opinions
of Messrs. Nugent and MeWillie and
Judge S, S. Culhoon thereon, which
opinions sustain tlie legal interpreta
thins set forth in the mi noritv report.
They then go into the details of the
transfer of the lease to the Gulf and
Ship Island Kail road Company, and
say that the said company executed
good and sufficient bond, us required
by law, as they were informed by the
Governor, but that the Governor und
Attornev-lieneral did not approve it
Details as to insurance policies on the
penitcntiury proerty and other mut
ters of minor importance were des
The majority report has been printed
and distributed. The minoritv reixirt
is in press, and will be ready for dis
tribution in a few davs, w hen the pub
ltc can read the full text of each and
form their judgment on the matters
discussed. kaiu tlav
For the Anpeil.
Tlie ALPINB I ASILE.
In a Junlit Aline valley, nhcre tho river
8 unilt the ruina uf a rmtle, itainid end
windi us wtiy.
love y. i. Id em rnr.
Long yeK it hii itood in ailooce, mirrored
in the river's aheen ;
Long, about it broken cufementa clung the
tr&iliiiff tvv erecn.
And tho auiiies of auuimer unhine, and
the tears ol fal inr showers.
Bind the clasping Ivy faster to the mouldy,
All the day, the swallows flitting through
tbe archwan. In I anu liiarb.
lluild their nesta tn gloomy turrut tups tint
aeein lo luucn mo sky.
All day long tne goliien aunbaams dance
aeoui us war in may.
Kisi the lovely, launuing river, then,
guilty, iring awav.
When from on her robes of arure atar-
erownrd nmht the darkness ahakea i
When aorosa the Alpine Mountains aoh tbe
moonliicht sulendor wakna:
Then the cattle gains new beauty aa the
ahimmenne moonbeama briirkt
Soften evry ruined arch, with their mellow,
Like weird Merfin'i magic caatle this on
aeems enchantsd too:
Only here ia no fair U jne'h for brave Frier-
main to woo.
In the yeara gone by there had been uoe aa
blithe and lair as she.
And aa Kriertiain knelt to (iynelh, one to
oar nad bowed the knee.
She waa of Ital'a daughter!, of tbe proud
De Conti race.
Ha a tierman, young and noble, handsome
botn in lorm and uoe.
He had left hia lord'y castle; left hii native
For some alight crime he'd oommiMed, made
a pilgrimage to Home.
In that grand, o'd clarsio city, eareleaaly bia
fata he met.
Free his heart waa, light ind careless, till
De saw lair nicoieiie.
Then the blind god drew hit aJrewe, ell in
tBtschiei. aimed a dart.
Straight from Nloolelte'adark eycl, at young
trranze Bleeping aeuiw
Eure Its aim and swift Its magio, wokeeaoh
hcart'Ohnrd into tuna:
Sweet tbe musio of love's anthem, aa the
song oi virus in June
True luve'a oourse ne'er runneth smoothly,
L. .1. - . - ill
And her father had betrothed her to a duke
eo nob, but. .Id-
So, when o'er the marble columns fell Die
boutuern moon s suit Hull',
Stole she irem her lather's palace, with
1-rans ber troth to ii birht.
Never hearts or bands more loving clasped,
life's Journey long to share;
Ne'er at Hymen sa.'red altar bad there
knelt a nobler pair.
She with dark eyes, soft and flashing; his
bad caught the viulei blue;
She wilh tress of dusky midnight, he with
nair ot sunshine hue.
So the left hor loved Italia, left its golden,
And tngoth-r with her lover, aought this
cuiuy Alpine land.
There, while the summer's golden sunshine
n er tbe valiry brightness threw.
iNiColelte lorgot llaliu, with Its all lea so
Like one ot the summer's sunbeams danced
h fhrntiirh thft liuIIm linw.r.
Made the halls echo with laughter, tiled
with sons tho (rim, old towers.
Little thought she that this summer ceuld
Dot thus forever last.
Little thought she t'would be shadow'd by
Thoucht not how the Alpine mountains
wnilltl h. A in in fflitfori ni innw.
Thought notef the chilly north winds that
aornas the vale would blow.
Al the-flowers fade with summer, fade 'neatb
autumn s irosiy Dream,
Al tbe song- birds linreriac after summer
flies tall cold in death.
So tbe fair Italian -fluwar in tbil eaatle long
Faded in tbe Alpine valley 'neatb the
winter a drilling anow.
With her vanished all tbe brightness of her
lover'a glad, rounir life.
Weary grew he of life's struggle, of the
world, its nniae. lis strife:
But not Inner wus he thus parted from bit
For soon deaths' dark angels bore him
loveiv eouinern eride.
tnrongb tbe still and atirlesa tide.
Ho the castle, ruined and olden, with its tur
rets. dome and keen.
Standi in eilenoe. the lone watcher of two
greon mound,, where tht-y seep.
Years hve passed, but not forgotten, still
a trA.vnlAr tlirnimli (VtM vain.
Lingering, gazes on the castlo and Is told the
Her face so fair, a fl.sh it seemed not.
But he ivenlv nortrnit of lirieht amrnt.' nn
Olear as tha kL v. w thout a hlttnia nr hint.
Tbroush goodly niiicturo of coinplex'onsdue.
jna in nor cDoee tne vermeil red did snow.
lhis is the poet s description of a
woman whoso physical eystem was in
a perfectly sound and healthy state,
wito every function acting propnrly,
and is the enviable condition o! its
fair patrons produced by Dr. Pierce's
'Favorite Prescription." Any drug-
Ralerbe Jfef ) Raclais atable.
Nkw York, February 27. The rating
stuDie oi lion. i. j. .Mt'giuiHin of Ken
tucky waai.-uild here yeKtorday. Amoag
the hoiwu! sold wore the following:
Orlando Boy, fl4tK); ValliHia, $170(1;
Kndover, ti3; Rockwell, .'i75; Wi
nona. lit: Or.luav. mf.UUt- 'Irinlu
Crow, $1200'; Alva, 700; Ourilantl,
$175; Li'ipHit', $-"75; KIdora, J'l-'iO;
Kpariaiitl, $"10', Vefpar, J-tV); Charm
er, tloOO; Ludiiyrton,
MfrfMDdi Imtsortaat Hew Tork.
New York, February 27. The totul
imports if general merehantlitte, ex
clusive of tdry gooln, t this port dur
ing the paRt week, were valued at f7,-
jams j. mwn
XEXTAN'DN E A KKST FRIES D,(i EX.
JAMES A. HALL,
Ii quite (dYinced That la ISSStke
Jirpabllcaa Will Renominate
the Old Ticket.
"Gath." in the Cincinra'i K,,in r
Gen. James A. Hall cf Mame ham gen-
e"7 ucru cuuBiui-reu s tne Urerun
oer of Mr. Blains. Thov have.
stumped together in caranaiiine for
twenty yeaig or more. Mr.Blainebai
never undertaken a tour In thai Wnt
thittieD. Hall has not been in the
sirue scenes, either with the plumed
gnigui or speaniDK alone at appoint
ments near tnoee ot his friend. Th
general ia here to-night, aud 1 aked
him about Blaine and the future!. Ha
fenced for awhile, like an o!d ewords
man. but he finally came to the front
and spoke blB piece like man. He
volets tbe heart of Maine. 1 isktd
bim first if be had eeen Mr. F!iain
recently, and he replied:
"I saw bim abeut two week aso
He ia in excellent health. He has hia
second volume ofl hia hands. Now he
has time f it tomtthinR else."
"Will it be politics?"
"That Is for future determination.
For the preeent. he is lookinc ovsr hia
old letters, which accumulated during
the thirty years he was in pubi c life,
lie showed me one written bv Horace
Uretley about Gov. Foster of Obi.
Blaine wu Speaker. Foster had Just
succeeded in being elected to Congress
ia Democratic district agu'nst over
whelming odds. Greeley wiote to
Blaine that, as Fottjr wa a yonng
man, his snccess clearly indicated that
he was either noseeesed of treat nownr
and talent or else bal a social position
that waa remarkable. Ha had never
met Foster, bnt advised Blaine to
watch his development."
"You have not told me what the K.
publicans are going to do in 1888."
"I know what the Democrats feel
like doing in 18S0. They do not sty
much with us in Maine, but we kcow
they are verviore ovr theadmlnii-
tra'.lon. A loading Democrat said to
me that Cleveland would bo down in
history as the greatest fuol that ever
occupied the White-House. They
woa't renominate bim if thev ran heln
it, but it loiks ut though they could
not help it."
"Hut about the Republicans?"
"Well, the truth la. the old ticket ia
the thliiir. Nominate Bliine and Lo
gan and there w.ll be no need ol brass
oanae, or speeches, or Daradee. or
even of committees. Thev would walk
into the National Capitoi almoBt with
out oppositioa. iiven lhirpcr t rUi
would support them, I do believe.
There is no other msn than Blaine
who can be elected. Sherman is slash
ing around, but he has no chance. Ha
has got a new idea out with this silver
bullion bill of his. TtiU is, it is a new
idea for this geneia'.lon. but the same
Erinciple was inaugurated by Venice
undreds ot yeara ago. The govern
ment issued the first paper of the
country with silver bullion as basis
of the credit. I presume (Sherman
jumped his bill in lo head off Evarta.
Neither of them is in tbe race. Loirun
might be but for the popular demand
f)r the old ticket."
The General had turned on his heel
when he bannened to think cf an-
oilier idea, and he came back to me to
"Isn't this a nrettv Dickie the ad-
ministration is in? Harvn't U'eeklu
hiti the nail right on tbe head when it
says that if the Garland scan did Lad
happened with Blaine as President it
would have ruined theadministia ion
It baa ruined this administration. I
don't see how Garland can star in the
Cabinet. It la rough one na the fel-
fowa who were crvine. 'Turn the lai
cals out.' it is rougher on the mug.
wumps. By the way, Blaine neels
ecnurz in tne second volume of his
book. It Is enough to make Schurn
challenge Blaine. Ho shows him up
m the rover that be is."
Dropsy Treated Free!
DR. H. H. GREEN,
So. 55 Jones Avenue, Atlanta, (la.,
. RPEt'IAMnT FOR BLEVElt
Has treated Drensv and lea enmnllit&tlnna
with the most wonderful euccesei uses vege
table reiuediea. entirely harmlns.. kj,mov,s
ell aymutcu a ot Uropsy in eight to twenty
Cures patient pronounced hopeless by the
bet of physiciana.
From the firat dose the svuintama runlill
disappear, and In ten days at least two
thirda of all symptoms are removed.
Some may err humbug without knowing
anything about It. Hainainhar. it dnaa n.,t
coet you anything to realise the merits oi
my treatment for youraelt. In ten daya tLe
difficulty ol breathing is relieved, tbe pulse
made regular) the urinary organa made to
discharge their fall eleuy, sleep is restored,
the swelling nil or nearly aene, the strength
inareaaea. ana bsmiili aaaa tnnii. i a.m
oonatnii7 earing eaeee oi long eianuing,
eaaea that have been topped a number f
umea, ana me pauent declared enable to
nee a week. Send lor 10 daya treatment)
directions and terms free. Off fall history
pi ease. fmeei, hew long attlcted, beer
badly awoilen and where, i newels eeatlve,
have lege knitted and dripped water. Bend
for ire aeimnhJet eonbalnina- tMiimonlala.
lea days treatment remaned tree by mall.
Apuepay ate poauiveiy cored.
a. H. UKHKJM, M.U.i
SB Joeee Avaaua. Atlanta, fla. .'
BUte thli paper.
For i j years at 37 Court. Place, now at
M MarlcetStroet, T nTticm'llo Yv
'tel. Third and Fourth, JJulLUl f LUU.li I
k rptnlkilr rtmlM and tomllf qualiaH peyMilae toA lae
ibt ,wv.rul. unii pwum wiu
flnvM all forma
CHRONIC Md S:
bpermatorrnea anel Impotency,
Mtiierr-uH f wir-aboM U jaiJit wml veiMMti mav
.urt n m, r othtr mum, auel (tried tH-luf arriMvo rtL Ibfr-
tvTiB; ef!fta: Najrcoii.aii, baioai .ailMlucsi, t Q,".i4.ile
tr drwirael. Dlrenfaa of MrM. nrfmive Mm
1 i VtTKJ, fltllliki HD KaVeX JkvtmuH tn KotttT .' TrlUU '
Ikrtif ltuO Cf .ill-, Iat i' (ievHMl Prir, radrrsii
ii-. riUKc impri'-fr nr onhnripT, r itieraiiubtr Uial perB.aV
I. fitly eure-d. SYPHILIS fwUf Ijr aum ktrU t
'Ji' rti,'d ""i1 ijictii Gonorrhea,
(jLEETi Siriotur), DitaIU. Btrulft, Hujiieu
i,u 'iiiifr private ui wraths quiriij auraa,
h Uavijr-tvkleot that a tihr ttHan wbo MTiM-1kltt4ytrtta
16 a orfain ritu of 4i44m, Kill traUn t4Vitanda ktint
allf, MgutrM frt-.tikJll. fhHnu kuowiaU.U favnfu
oir.uitfii pcrann lo my ar. Wba It U lanejovcalcat I
tml t.lj (jr nail or viurtm iDTabttr.
Cr vea Guaranteed in all Com
.o,.i.u,iatic,uf pxiwaaiir nH nm trm una
ItUblfM rem anna I la and mar pt-"- aawltij fTufi-ttllfltil.
ft W pvfM, vot to any a44t, 4oaro7 WkI. far tfc
Wi oeuta. 1HImu14 bo r4 br kiL iddrvM
i'Sioo aouri frooi B A. M. tof P. M. Aoaaiait, S to 4 r
CRESCENT EATING HOUSE,
I, W. O. at T. KaUla-eMtel.
Tralni itep 19 minutes lor meals.
Breakfait, toina North ?!t4
LSnner, foini Month ..... L'.-Mi
Dinner, foiner North . lux
Supper, (oinc Soeith l,at
Ta.e hotel ia near the L., N. 0. and T. Ral'
rmul Depot. The only hotel in town. Travel
era, cit boarders and familiee will Ind t ie)
belt ef aeoon modations. Tbe rooms ar
eo nlortaJble, w t plenty of beddint. The
table and service U er. t elau. lermi rea
aoiihle. W. a. THOMBOB A 00.. ProprUtc.-a.
laif -;- c:i
air Will pay t.ootl Vrivr for 5IOTEN, UIX FALLS and
TIIAN1IY Of l O. ol all deM rintloiis. N inl for f Irrtilni-
unl Irioest I'ald.
3XT. "V57". SPEIKnS. Jr.
75 Vbticc Street.
ALABAMA SPLINT GOAL!
Ordrrai for thle 'ol, laa lane r amnll nnantltlea, IlllecJ br
inar Telerhoee V-.
8. H. BHUOKS,
AN IlKKW KKNKKRT.
T. II. MIL1IUHN,
JAMK.S S. K0B1NHUN,
WM. K ATZKNUERUER,
er Deposlta reoelved In sunn of VI and
erVe buy and se'l local Inveitment Bonds and Securities generally, pay tones, act as
trustees, and, In gonerul, execute any tinancial bueineas reiiuiringa safe aud reepon.ib.e
Welsaue tlr-i-. n uus to suit purchasers, on all parte nf Kurope-
er We have a i mis Vault lor the deposit o; valuables, which if at the Service of
our cu'tout- . a-, ef ajliiarsie).
D. P. MADDEN, l rcHidt ut.
(CENTRALLY LOCATED ,
Madisou Stroet.A'car Cotton Exchange and Theater
IFLctt es., $2 Per IDct v.
BOWLES & LMKETPROPBIltTOm;
NAPOLEON HILL, President. W. N. WILKERSON, Vlte-Prenlden
II. J. LYJiN, ta-iilei.
a I ni
tlMnninhin IHtt Minn II llnn'l Inn ir
DO EM A UKIVKHAI. t'IKB AND JIABINC BD8IHEM, ; t
A QUARTER OF A R5ILLI0ND0LLARS FULL PAID CAPITAL
WM. I. tKILB. JAMES RK1LLT.
: JD. if. MYEKti, W.
H. FU RflTENIlKIM,
Ofllce IP MTaillHon Strecte Iffemphla, TesskW
HILL, FONTAINE & CI
Cotton Factors and Wholesale Gro1
SDO-SOS Front Ht., Memphis TenjfJ
ILL, FONTAINE & CO.
Cotton Factors, Commission 0erclCE
Wo. HO South Jin In Ht.. HU Ironist.
tag" C'auli A1viiim?h to
Wholesale Grocer. Cotton Fc-t, u the p'c
. . .. . . .. . . i b BuiUd. pro-
232 and 234 Front St,
BITWIEI ADAMS ASO lEFFSHcioa. bouse where the
Mr.tL N. RAINEY devotos hlahole time to the weinhlnt and aa eof all CoBS it understood,
ii I I III I W I laaaTOla La W laa and U ,
Cotton Factors & Commission MorclnSLJr
Remoyed to 334 Front St.. Cor. Fnioti. Memphis; T rtweL'reov '.
L. D. MULLIN8, of laU J. R. Godwin Co.
Cotton Factors Commission Her
No. 1 Howard's Row, Cor. Front and Union, Mertp
UOS j SHirrw, haA niJe to order. -
Memphis BlAV'"1'- -"
1r --. 224 Befoul 11 '
A ., 190 Jefferson st.
l. OMBKHii, I
(1 PtRE3. J
J. O. HANDWERKER,
upanrd, and Intereat allowed on lame Soml-
EWI). GULDSMITU, Ylce -I'resldent.
JOHN E. HANDLE & CO., PEOPR'S,
98 Second St. Memphla. Tor
FOUNDERS & MACUINlSTr.
MANUFACTURERS AND DKALKRd IS
' nKlne?H, Ilollerti, Sawmill. ,
HrHdlord Corn nnd lVheat M!I;
Colfoii i'reeiH, CJotton uitii,
fyhaniiiK, Fulleyat, n .
NPKCI AL HOfH K-Wi are prepared to oil order
on a notion, for the eele. rated Mextiu-t Vmt-r
Wronahi .- folley. We carry In ato'
Two Hundred Assorted msci.
arr-end for f!atnloyae and Price-list. rBRU-
, A CO.,
lvtorolinntH nnd llmn
too: Clark, .a
Ana uoirimission rcercnants, Btej. oooa
R, I IIMH
JA8. T0N0S, late ol J. W. f elt tult popwlf