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MEMPHIS DAILY APPKAL SUNDAY, FEKISUARY 28, 1SSC.
THE l;OVERMENT JISTIHEII IX
To Test tbe Taloe or laocalatioa u
Preve stive Agulnbt the Spread
of the DUf ase.
r An i rriAL reporter called yesterday
J on Dr. Ptirdon, al Lie room in the
Uayoso Hotel, with the object of aecer
1 taiDiog bia vii'we on tbe utility of tbe
" propoard commieeion for the inveeti
gat on of certain recent diecoveriea
eaid to have been made regarding tbe
protective influence o( inotnlation
againat yellow fever, and which it il
hoped ill aoon receive tbe aanction of
the resident on tbe recommends
; tion cf tbe Committee oa Com
' merce cf tbe House of Repre
i BenUtives. Al Dr. Pardon re
c sided far many yeara in India while
serving in the British army, and was
thus necesfarily brought into close
relation with the government proceed
ings lor tbe prevention of disease and
the preservation of good general sani
tation in epidemic times, the reporter
, felt fatit lied that tbe answeis he would
' j receive to bis quaetioas would be prao
I f ticul aad to the po'nt.
' ! "Do jou think, doctor, that, such hi
' ' in visitation as that into the protect
) tive flint of inoculation should be
undertaken by the government or left
to the discrimination ot private
"1 think it is the duty of the State to
tike the eauie precautions to repel the
advance of a pestilence that it would
i Kilnnt in the face ofan invading army."
"Do you think that the result) would
) be more effective and reliable in the
canun ui a nivuiiiiiicufc uuujuiih'vii .
"Certainly ; time would be laved and
better oppoitunities of investigation
would be ottered to the members of the
commieeion as such. Besides, the
country will bave the opinions of only
the best men of the medical profes
sion in the case of tbe commission;
whereat, if tbe question is left to
the profession at large opinions will
conflict and time will be lost in arriv
ing at the true conclusion. We eaw
recently bow far ficm uni venal the
rofeslonal veidict In America was
from indorsing J'tateur's opinion re
garding the protective efforts of inoc
ulation in cases if hydrophobia."
"Taking vnociration aa the typical
instanced! protective influence against
a deadly form of disease, how Is it that
such an outcry has, in certain in
stances, been raited apainst it! use as
"Tbe fact if, the prophylactic action
. of the vaccine virus is lost, or becomes
greatly deteriorated, if it bo allowed
3 psea tnrongn too many numan De
ans; that does not, however, make
.(taint t vaccination u tbe most power
ul guardian of human life. Ibeav
rage life has bad three yeara added to
tthiough the reduction of deaths
, rom smallpox alone. Vaccination
hould not be credited with the errors
.r Insufficient knowledge of tbe prac
itionera." . "What do you regard as the essential
atnre of vaccination or inoculation?"
"The introduction into the living or
aniem of the turned virus, which thus
ikes up the ground which might
: berwise be occupied by tbe more
allsnant variety o' this eame specif,
is, If a wolf dig, the old Irian wolf
t, you know, the finest in the world,
J been takeninto the house to guard
children against the wolves otit
is." hat leads you to lay such stress
. on tbe expression tamed virtu ?''
"I made use of the expression buy
ing in mind certain experiments of
Pasteur. In the report ns made of
the nature of chicken cholera he de
'cribes tbe process of taming a viru-
M form of microbe and reducing it
to a benign and pro lectivs agent. If
the point of a needle be dipped in the
cuGlera and be men introduced into a
vessel containing pure chicken soup,
from which tare baa been taken to
exclude all foreign germ, and a suits
le temperature be maintained, in a
-ondei tally short time tbe clear soup
II be mors cloudy, through multi
cation of the ipecifio microbe and
ated bacteria. If a drop of this
arged soup be introduced into
- h veesel of clear chicken toup the
' me change will go on, and
ten from that to ac other, and
i on, the laat having as deadly
ct on a fowl as the first. But if
e of pushing on these cult I
i iHpidly the first veesel be al
to remain over for some weeks
the, Pasteur discovered thst aa
Uinary change results. The
int powers of this bacterintn
h ; it becomes tamed, or, as he
it, 'attenuated.' A given
f of infected chicken broth,
the hundredth rapid c-iltlva-noculated
upon twenty chick
ould, 'let us iay,be fatal to
i of them. If the eame infu
e allowed to remain expoeed
' cygen of the air for a month
be so far attenuated that it
nly prove fatal, say, to ten.
vfor another month would
'Hill lets virulent, so that it
nly preve fatal t two or
'Mis tfter expoiure for six or
1 hs it would not prove fatal
hins'ance. Tbat wa a die-
i which a man might well
ft does the bacterium ot tbe
aolera still retain any active
H if so, what relation dots it
"1 tbs original disease?"
oet attenuat ed form the bac
ne rise only to trifling local
., not 1 1 brat recognisable as
"iy eflinity to the deadly
la, and nonaisting of a smatl
nb. But the extriordiDiiry
,0(le fct discovered by M.
. 'at the tamed and attenu
atm wcrks on the system a
s.ective against subsequent
-owl ctolera exactly similar
j.ch had been remarked to
by fowl that bad reiovered
rulnt form of the disease.
r. is a result exactly analo
t exparienced in the pio
jrcised by vaccination w.th
, against subsequent n't irks
W : only in tbe one cans the
vSirue has been elaborated
.Qghopof tut lire herself ; in
I tba-, of art. You now un
viat timing a virus is."
j think, doctor, is it possible
nay idea as to how vaccina
inoculation nitiin preventing
nk it is wholly out of nur
i form an opinion, except if :er
talogy of physical operations.
nm tbat motion la tbe ultimata
:tn which the behavior cf
. or livingcan be described.
. temis of motion, there
any guiding conceptions can
' Just aa any tumor or
itlon, nonut'er how extraor
t io more than an exscseia
normal process or defect
; to I hold that in til
rbanre, specific or cther
ve modifications of cater!
poypicai moiions 01 ultimate nans.
The fact of periodicity in disease is
toe great support ot this notion. lor
all molecular motions being periodic in
character, if we consider disease with
reference to the changes in the
ultimata parts of which it is
tbe outwsrd and visible sign,
we can very easily sketch out
a rational theory of inoculation. Tbe
analogy of timbre in ths theory of
round is autgestive: a given note
atruck on the piano and on tbe violin
are not idem ical to tbs tar, for the
timbre or quality, which dept nde opon
tbe npper harmonica of tbe funda-
men'al note, are dinerent fordinerent
Instruments, oo lar as thev are Iden
tlcal in their harmonics tbey are alike
in Quality, so mat n an otner oar
monies were snppreeeod, it would be
imLOMible lor tbs ear tt dietiogolsb
any difference in tbe notes sounded
on different musical instruments, ths
number of vibrations in the funda
mental nite of coarse being the fame,
The notes would thus be physically
and physiologically identical; the air
would be similarly disturbed, as ths
meidium of continuity between ths
instrument and tbe ear and ths ner
vous system would be similarly dis
turbed in its reiat.oos to tbe eeneort
um. Now all we bave to do is to trans
late this into tbs language of health
and disease: a man is out of sorts, ths
quality of bis vitality is altered, tbe
vital motions in their ultimate molec
ular recesses are different from
those which obtain in perfect health,
and disease is the result In applying
this analogy of molecular motion we
bave no rigbt to assume tbat tbe fund
amenta! character of the mctioncaa
be altered in tbe living body, aince
such is not tbe case in physics, and.
there fire, in considering the t fleet of
drags or ctaer curative agents, in
eluding epeclflo virue, altar the method
cf physical analogy we can only sup
pose that the quality of amotion is
altered by tiis addition or subtraction
of certain constituents which are not
essential to the existence of (he fund
"But how would such v?ew as you
propoee cover the protective influence
of what you (all a specific virus? '
"A vibrating stiingwillitart another
string at rmt wtiica is under tbe sams
phyaical conditions as itself, so
that it will sound ths same note.
But if ths ttringat rest be pinned
down at tbe middle point or in quarter
lengths, it?., the string can only ttke
up the octave or such higher har
monies a the lengths cf the free seg
ments correspond tj. Ths second
string may then be used to set s third
string in motion; but here it is not
necessary to p'.n the string down into
lengths corresponding to the other, for
the string naturally divides itself to
suit the transmitted vibrations, aa
may be shown by little paper riders
which keep their places, whils ths
higher harmonies alons are being
sounded, but which are blown into
the air when the fundamental or tbat
whose ball-wave length corresponds
to the whole length of the string is
struck. I can apply this principle to
illuttiate the action of drugs, poisons
and ferments on tbe animal economy.
We may say in general that tbe short
er the wave length and the less tbs
periodic time the higher is the phys
ical quality of tbe vibiutlon ; the extra
red rays of the spectrum, for lnitance,
are brat rays, and the extra violet are
the chemical rays which do the work
of making picture on ths senaitive
f lats of ths camera. Now all 1 have
) ansume with regard to ths microbe
in ths process of attenuation is thst it
bat lort certain lower qualities, that it
has evolved into a higher microbe in
fact ; that ia to say that its power of do
ing mischief has been loet with certain
of Itt longer .wave producing effects.
We may then suppose that it acta
on ths nervous system as any drug
such as strychnine or morphia may
be supposed t3 act ; that is, it tends to
establish certain fixed states ot the
nervous system, and this, according
to our analogy, would correspond to
the pinning down of ths string. We
may auppow tbat the presence of the
spec! So disturbing cause of ths un
tamed virus would correspond to ths
sounding of tbs fundamental note
which would be sufficiently powerful
to overcome the feeble inhibitions or
controls, which would thus be ths ana
logue of tbs jerking off of the paper
riders of ths unpinned string. I do
not presume (o say tbat this in any way
represents the actual state of affairs;
it is, however, a useful hypothesis or
"From your acquaintance with chol
era! n India, do you think that in
oculation will ultimately be found a
"I think I understand the subject of
cholera as well as most men who bave
made it a special study, and I am of
opinion that a living germ is an ele
ment in its production. This being
the case, it is a legitimate inference
tbat that germ may be tamed or atten
uated down t) the protective etage.
The Spanish experiments appeared to
be altogether tx crude to furnish data
fr exact conclusions. In the bands
of a man like Pastmr I would lcok for
definite information one way or an
other ai to the value of inoculat'or; in
''But cholera does not appear t be
long to ths family of febrile diseaies,
tbat are likely to be anticipated by the
introduction of a counter poison.
Why, then, do von expect to guard
against it by similar means?"
"ThequeetlonUoneof cause tion, end
not of appearance ; the likeneee depends
upon the introduction of a living dis
turbing cause in each case, with cer
tain consequences peculiar to each.
Besides, tbe Peehawar fever, a true
malarious fever, and a horrible one at
tbat, cannot be distinguished from
Aeiatio cholera in its earlier stage.
You cannot alwaya rely upon mere ap
peaiancee for the classification of dis-
"What is youropinion, doctor, of ths
use of inoculation as a protective
against yellow-fever ?"
I have never yet eeen yellow-fever
and I can therefore only answer your
question on general principles and at
second hand, from hearsay evidence.
1 1 ave met with fevers in India which
closely reeemblfd the yellow-fever of
thie country, but I am convinced that
the true yellow-fever ia never met
with in India I have some knowl
edge of the Indian fevers, and wai the
meane of bringing to a final issue a
dispute of some importance regarding
the nature of a fever which some re
garded aa typho-malarial and others as
true typhoid, myself among the num
ber. While ethers were disput
ing and writing books 1 made my poet
mortem examinations, and submitted
themtofoaieol the best pathologist in
the world. Myold instructor, Dr. Ait
ken of the Army Medical School, pro
nounced my specimen typical of the
true typhoid bowel leeionr. Juntavlre
fobed tonga id that outbreak of bverag
ma'arious remittentfever.ro! reluse to
regard any ol tbo true remittent fevers I
met in India as typical vellow-l'ever.
From wt at I can learn of the yellow-
lever ot 'tie west indies aDd tbe
Southern Slates, it does not te;m t
be, when uncomplicated, a malarious
"Wht bearing do you think, doctor,
woold this have upon the practice of
preventive inocuiauon :
"The mott important concaivabla.
All tbe d.fforence, in fact, between
euccees and failure. Don't vou aee
tbat tbe protective influence of inocu
lat on dependa on tbe fact that an at
tack of the fully developed di tease
completely, or to a very great ext ot,
guards me suDtect ot it against a sub
sequent one. The inoculation giving
the disesne under favorable conditions,
or tbs rams disease in a wonderfully
benign form, effects ths same result
which I before attempted to illuttra'e
oy toe pinning down of a vibrating
string, whereby ths quality of tbs note
would be affected, this corresponding
to an induced cbanirs in the nervous
system, or tbat which would be
brought about by the fully manifested
aisease. row, aincs experience ahowe
us toat one attack ol remittent fever
does not tend to guard against a sub
sequent one, but rather tbe contrary,
it seems to ds almost a ame ana non
for the success of inoculation in the
prospect of an attack of vellow-fsver
tbat the disc aw should not be of ma
Then you look forward to ths gen
eral use of inoculation as only a ques
tion ot time and experience?
I do. 1 bave tbe earns bops witb
regard to yellow-fever tbat I have in
tbe raee of scarlet-fever and tbe ex
anthemata generally. The great prin
ciple ot attenuation of tbe virus
by cultivation having been discov
ered, it is only a matter of dttiil to
find out by the method of trial and
error to what diseaeee the principle of
inoculation is (o be applied witb
l or tbe Aipl.
ItUt'lT ANSI PATKI..
Coma, come, my barp. with thxl now will
Fur from tha ritj't nerar oeulnt roar:
And 'mid ill neiiM wbar, ouiura makoi
Will nat iuMlf wbera mountain Itorranta
Their headlong atreauii, and atrlka thy
airingi one mora.
Mr oo mall ba mi country aad my kind,
Aad tbo' unnoticed oft l'veiung before;
dod grant this them that fill uch pat
Within hit loyal breait a glad raponia may
Virginia ! o'ar thy blue and amoke-wreathed
I roam, and trana thy beautiea one by ones
Beneath me in thy valaa tua inarklinar rill.
bhoot bark the golden arrowi ot the aim,
Ai onward in their atom; bedi they run.
aee a tnouiand giant wheeia revolviug
Along the ttrrama until tba day ia dona;
And Boar the hum of plenty day by day.
Which telli ma beauty here hoids not alone
Put (landing thua beneath the mure akien,
with none but htlla, and Aeldi.and foresta
. near. .
A lurid panorama glowa before mine ayaa,
And bratina winas of other davn I hear:
The peaceful present, trembling all with
On apreading plnlonf wlnga Its flight afar;
ai. laiu witnin in winding uneetand bier
u. ; 1 1. I - .. - L. . I 3t J
The gay pan appear! high oa its winged ear.
The thmnging phantomi wars a tpeotral
And backward roll tha curtain! from tha
Revel 1 1 j Carollna'a nrond. ralmatto land.
berooely ilt-eping neath tha soft itar
But hark t the aannona, o'er tha water!
Deep inulHed by tha tide's incoming iwell,
Awake tbe sleeping echoea of the night,
And t eeeh beating heart the tidinga tell,
To hear ita country hai bid one long (a re-
And frtendi have heard, and proudly doea
Uphold the thouaandi gathered far and
But, ah I tho thoughtlem ahoti have railed
To amite. Ilka Moiei'a itaff, the Northern
And whelm her neath tha leree, xliauitloai
"Toarmal Toarmil" the banda all gaily
And North, aad South, each answer with ita
'Till where Potomac cloavri itt teaward way.
Th'.y proudly itaud oppoied in battle 'a Hern
Aa whan, upon aome lultry lummer'a eve.
While all the world with atillnesa ia op
wrataed, Ws m tba trembling lightning! faintly
The low'nng clouili that darkly fringe tha
Ant hear tha breeiai lighing link to real,
While diataat thunder! laeai to apeak with
Till flerca and iwlft upraaring bit acowling
Tba atorm king apringa from ont bli oloudy
And jars the maaatra earth with hii oncoa-
SoburaU the roll of deadly muiketry.
And oriee that awell a ong tha ainoeing
Ai, wrapped withia tha lulph'roui canopy,
Tha nary muadrona oharga tha rauki
A ihock. a eraah of ileal, recoil, and then
All's buibed beneath tha cannon'a aulleo
Far Bamea ths iky with filming abelli, and
Tha bight cornea on, tha war cloud, riling
RavealH the proil rate form! of thole dootn'd
to cn.rge no more.
There glowi each icine upon thin pioturad
From those that firet aroused tha nation's
To those that witnessed its expiring rage,
And uueenly Richmond decked ia robes of
Became her fallen country'! fuioral pyre
But, atanding here, in aablea aoiled and
Tha Old Dominion'! HenlM eltimi my lyre;
And win bar mournful eyis upon ma
She ilowly atrikai Ita itrlnga and makei this
"Ia yonder Bald, once torn by shot and
But smiling now bee eat b the beaming iky,
my sons, my priae, my eiaa in tnousanas
And not a mark to tatl me where they Ho:
ney leu, nut tnen alone tbey did not die,
or while about these hills I sadlv roam.
The another moan, tha aistar'a pensive
Smite oa nine ear, and tell ma long have
Their hearts to loved ones far beyond that
"Alee! why paint that picture, when of war
Tha riaing raeea wish it! ort sung,
Resume tny aarp: take up tba paat and
Thine own conolusloni from tha deadi tbat
The changes ot the world, and proudly bung
Their fadeless wreaths on fame's eternal
Than, tarn to those around thee, those that
From out tha land which thou art proud to
Thy country. Yet, oh yetl remember thro'
"Men'l henrts within tha paet'ldim vaulted
Find consolation whea all else baa flown ;
And sLould tha present whelm it 'neath ita
?hey'd fondly shape another all their own :
o trace ea h deed that'a treasured there,
By every mark opon their bosoms set.
The difference is, if difference there ia
They love the proud, the ipotle.'l deed, and
Il dmbly loved tha one that's abadowed
tFiring on Fort Sumter.
Svdur y J, Wifa.
Msurms. January 24, ltMrt.
Allkntowm, Pa., February 27.
Charlea McUinley of Kaston, an en
gineer of the Iehigh and Susquehanna
passenger train No. 12, wai instantly
killed last evening near Trechler's
tstion. The etorm blew down a tree,
which fell on tho cab, smashing it and
LrjNDBORo's perfume, Edenis.
Luudborg's perfume, Alpine Violet,
Lundboig'a perfume, Lily of the
Luudborg's perfume, MarchalNiel
"BID BOB" IJGERSOU
OX CIVIL SERVICE REFORM AND
lie Thinks the Democrats Hare
Sight to Say Whom They
Washington special to the Cincin
nati Kniiuirtr: Col. Robert (i. Inger
soil has a jolly way of saying the mott
fa'castic and cutting of things about
both man and tbiogr. He is often in
the Hoffmen House. I met him there
to-day and asked him bow he liked
New York as compared witb Wash
"I don't like it as wall as Washing
t)n,"bssaid. "But there la less and
leee society in Washington every
year. Tbe social side of Washington
is now confined t 'Howde do?' and
'Well, good day.' a bit of aalad and m
sip cf misersbls claret punch. As for
myself. 1 get:aiong well anywhere. I
am like tbe Irishman wbo declared be
was fond of solitude, especially when
Biddy waa with him."
"How doei tbe civil service mania
"It amuses me to see the liars hold
ing up ach other'a bands while tbey
vow thev never loved before.- Why.
I have 'talked with Presidents and
Senators and Congressmen and public
men ol an parties, nad 1 bave never
yet found one of them wbo was sin
cerely for civil service ri form as it is
aivocated and put into practice now.
bave bad Republican Presidents
read me their messages upon this sub
ject and laugh at the doctrines they
declared. There was no President in
Washington in my time who believed
wbat be eaid in bis nieesages on this
"How bas it corns to be so popu
'Why. there were a few persistent
people who talked all the time about
it, until Republicans began t) think
tbat they could only get their votes by
starting some such theory int i prac
tice, ine Democrats are always fol
lowing on behind the Republicans.
and they bave picked it up, too."
"lbeee reformers were sincere.
were tbey not ?"
"Well, aa to tbat, I bave never
known a swarm of politicians any
where lo show as much greed for piece
tbey bave displayed. Tbey are tbe
nastiest and most disgusting and mott
persiiteot bengals for otlice I ever
saw. Tbey bave hung a-ound Cleve
land ever since he was inaugurated
like a swarm of bees. They have
pleaded to bave this man kept in or
that nan appointed 'for tbe good i f
the cause.' What is that different
from the old crv ? We used to say we
wanted a man kept in or a man ap
pointed f jr the benefit of tbe Repub
lican cause. Tbe Democrats are en
titled to say now that they want
a man kept in or appointed because
tbey want to promote the Democratic
cauee. Why is it any worse to bave
one of theee causes promoted than the
other? If a man balieves in tbe cause
be advovates, of course lis wants it
promoted. Every man owes bis best
thoughts to his country to the gov
ernment The first humbug in this
civil service scheme, and tbe thing
wbicn damns it in my eyes, is that it
makes a bad citizen of a man. The
?overnment has no right tj take away
rom a man his right, bis duty and his
privilege of participation in the ma
chinery by which the government is
created. Tbere can be no ball-way
place oa tbat proposition.
"Ibe ran-hlectric scandal ia making
quite a sent a ion?"
'lea. &very man wbo boles an
office nowadays is like s monkey on
top of a greased pole, with all the
other monkoys throwing stones . and
brick eats at him. Ths curious tbing
about it is that tha man wbo gets sn
office tries to think he is bappy and
11V 1 1 J . . . .
iuu uaven t oeen engsgeu in me
"fto. snd hardly want to be. The
lawyers of to day seem to be degen
erating into mere go-betweens. Tbey
are intellectual prostitutes. They take
fees from both sides in many cases,
and then sell out both aides to a third
party. Tho legal profession needs to
A ,ell far a Caag-rrMloaal Vaaell-
dalc A atari al Karmlag- Per
aoaal aad Weaeral.
looBRaaroNDSNca or tut appial.I
IUii.kv, Tknn., February 27. Mins
Clara Taylor is visitin" relative at
Alrn. M. W. Imvis of youreitv is vis
iting friends and relative here.
Mr. J.J. itailev ami wife left a few
(lava aince on a Texas tour.
.Mr. T. II. Ward and family of Dick
son, Ala., have located in this com
munity. The'lieautifiil weather lias almost
dispersed the winter's wailing.
Walter Hughes of Collinsville paid
a short visit to friends here a few days
Dr. F. i. Marion has been making
new additions in ornamental fixtures
and preparing for his summer shade.
8. II. iAuderdale left yesterday to
join his father's family in Newborn,
The " riblon clerk" lias become so
fascinated with the (iermantown
(Tenn.) beauties that lie forsook all
and attended the recent ball at that
Col. H. L. Itedford and family have
gone to Florida, where the colonel
will look after the interest of his frozen
hdwanl Nevill arrived a few days
since quite broken in health, but it is
hoped that be will regain it by careful
attention at home.
Robert Dement of Center Hill, Sfiss.,
died last Wednesday evening, February
24th, of pneumonia, agiHlalsmt twenty
The departure of Dr. B.W. Lauder
dale and family for Newlwrn, Tenn.,
their future home, has occasioned a
considerable loss, much regretted by
all in this community who appreciate
Farmers havo.Wn busy sowing
outs and breaking up nooks and cor-,
ners where they do not expect to plant
anything, just lor a start at funning.
The popular voice is calling for
Judge John L. T. Sliced of your city
as a Congressional candidate or Chan
cellor. Judge Sneed lias been consid
ered the Imlanee-wlieel in jinWie af
fairs for several vears. and his name
would give such' weight to the Demo
cratic ticket as to insure on over
whelming victory in the coming con
test, throughout this t ongrcssionni
SI. Tools ln Oat or the Caleaco
Rt. I ouis, February 7. Yeeten'ay
at the National Yards, a larae handler
of stock, wbo withholds bis name,
said: "This dressed beef controversy
hai a peculiar interett to ft. Louia.
You see, the St. Louis institution bas
not been taken into the Chicago com
bination, and is antagonistic to the
Armour Swift-Hammond combina
tion and bai fo bay ia direct compel i-
.i , .
uuu wim inose people wno secure
Kn; . i -
iiuiijKQi ni uimiKj una IN. a u
aaa C.ty. where thev make tha mar
kets suit themaelvee, and after they
Duy cattle at tueir own prices com
p'ain bitterly atainst railroad dis
crimination. But ttoje people will
find tbat tiny have run counter to the
interett) of tic many daises. Tbey
antigonize the railroad, the butchers,
the (txk-yards, the cattle ta'sers and
tbe beef consumers. Tbey seem to
want ths whole earth, ai the phrase
goes. It is a matter of easy demon
stration that tbe triumvirate monop
oly bas made (tittle prices at Chicago
and Kansas City without regard to
tns snippers Interests. or ina'aoce,
the dressed beef buyers pcol at Ksn
ai City, and if a live stock ahipDsr
oners to take a portion cf
consignment on a goad figure
the salesman doea not sell the portion
bid on, for if be does the pool buyer
will not take ths balance at any pries.
If the salesman in bis dilemma offers
tbe entire drove to the pool they bid
him away down. If he finally con
cludes to forward the cattle to Chicago
he bas jumped from tbe frying pan
into tbe fire, for the Kansas City bid
bas been forwarded by wire and ho
will be slaughtered for his pains and
pluvkod by the pocl buyers in Chica
go. You can readily see tbat theee
dressed beef people bold advantageous
tower. Buying cattle then as they do
at their own prices tbey are enabled
to put ma oa the market at prices
which run the butcher out cf business
in the Em', snd for that matter in the
West as well. But, remember, when
once competition is killed they put the
price up at their own pleasure aad the
consumer is wholly at their mercy.
By comparing the retail prices of beef
for ISSt with tbe prices far 1835 and so
far int ) lHliti it will be found tbat while
cattle in a wholesale way have gone
off heavily in prices the retail prices
are the same."
IWRITTgN tog THE iPPAI..l
Ma-IClII a' ULEaNS.
Often in this world of Borrow,
As ae pled along tli'oiih pare,
Cemea a glimpse of bright tie morrow.
Deeming brignt witb radiunce fair;
And we tee tbe tide a turning,
llringioa ti us peace and rast;
W hile within our heart the yearning
Soais us to tha realms of blest.
Oh. 'til then that we should erer
Praise and thank the One aoove,
And should make our best endeavor
To repay Him tor His love.
For in pity tie will lave us,
And if we but do our share,
With the knowledge that lie gave as,
We shell meet II im happy there.
Let ui then be up and doing,
Against teraptHtiou bravely stand:
In the path of right pursuing,
And with truth go hand in hand.
T en our bap iness is certain.
And when this frail lile is o'er,
When we feel death's folding curtain,
We r lull join oar friends before.
frank L. Montemrde, V0 Poplar itrret.
Of Facts for the Publl
Atlanta, Ga., January 21, 1888.
Emerging from a severe and long
spell of typhoid fever, I discovered
tbat the fever had settled in my right
leg, whioh caused it to swell to an
enormous size, remaining so' quite
three years, resisting all treatment.
A small ulcer finally made its appear
ance a little above the ankle, whioh
refused to heal to any and all exter
nal application and the use of the
most noted blood poison remedies.
The ulcer continued to enlarge,
frequently discharging, perhaps, as
much aa a cupful of pus or matter
per day. - The size of the ulcer was
about two inches in diameter, ex
tending to a depth near the bone.
At one time it appeared that the
flesh in all contiguous parts would
surely become a running sore, as its
peculiarly flabby, spotted and un
healthy condition clearly indicated,
and it was intimated that I might
lose my leg. My condition becoming
so critical, and the ulcer enlarging
so rapidly, we sent for Dr. J. 1.
Dromgoole, who made a thorough
examination, and eaid that the flesh
on icy leg for six inches around the
sore would soon slough off if not
remedied; that I must have my leg
bandaged daily and continence the
use of B. B. B.
I acted according to his instruc
tions, and after using the second bot
tle the ulcer looked fresh and healthy
and commenced healing. I continued
the use oi B. B. B., and to the great
astonishment and satisfaction ot my
self and friends, the ulcer continued
to heal rapidly and is now entirely
well, and I am attending to my busi
ness at W. II. Brotherton'a store. I
do not hesitate to recommend B.B.B.
as a wonderful, speedy and effectual
blood purifier.far superior to anything
else I ever used.
I refer to W. H. Brotherton. W.
B. Cone, Maj. D. A. Cook, Dr. Park,
Dr. J. L. Pin son and others of At
lanta. W. M. CHESHIRE.
- R.G.CRAIG -AHR
FA RMIN G TOOLS
UlANTrn AQKNTS.Mm and Women,
WAN I C.U to sell "THIS CHILD'S
BIBLE " Introduction by Rev. i. U. Vin
cent, D.l. One agent has sold 65 in a town
ot 74 people; one 7 in a Till acre m iw; oae
new agent 5 in l'i dajs; one Avt iu succes
sive weeks) one 40 in i days at (wo diforent
times. Experience not neres-,r address
CA-ELL A COU Clt'd).
411 IiyrHorw syr. '-c.
TI1K annual meeting of tha stockholders
of the Memphis Has Light Company will
b held at the i.ffl.-i of the company. No. 58
Madison street, Memphis, Tenn.. Monday.
March 1, llvW, to wlect fvsn (7) Directors to
scrro the compa jy during the ensuing year.
Election from '0 a.m. to 1 p.m.
JOSEPH CRAW, Secretary.
CAN 81 CURED WITHOUT THE
The Mrtieol Brief, published at St. Ixm j. sayi tTsed Toagmline In a eaaa ml ltemlfis of UatIS
In tbo Jane. IsM. ismie: -Many baTftevmiie'T UDdiD. hKli tud rmJnI J Inumt,
victims l. the use ol opium at mo-pnia rrom i i"".'' 1 tZ SZi h" '
tbe of lh. druKK lortl.e rU l ol Sul- Ja"d hSSM. iTZSrrti an.
gi. It is gratifying toob-crve Uuu diiu- . T'j-.. tmi. ,'' , LZZLtZT
Ceraoa aurs may I averted br ita ToJvlTjT.
use of TuNUALiNn, which t. almost a succujc ninfur tfnidmase " J P.tom, kllL
iu the acute form of Keuraigia." -I Toamlin. the beet prewla u
aOVUyXXWaimir ..rn laivlAm O. V. Dvvu M. D PuwrUk. aU
FOR BALE BT ALL DRUtHitSTS. PRICK ONE DOLLAR FEB BOTTLE.
A. A. MFLMSTB. Sol Praenrt.. 10 and 111 WA8HINUTOK A V EN UK. 8T. LOOM.
Newlr Constructed aad Elaborately Furnished, Con
taixing 225 .Large and Elegant Rooms.
-The House hai Perfect Vantilatloa and
and two 01 Hala'g Klavatora. All street-cars pass Main street eDtranoe.
KATES S3. OS ta M tr clay, according to alia and elevation of rooms. Special
rates to Commercial Traralara. Abundant supply of PURB CISTERN AND WELL WATffS
264 Front St.. cor.
r. S. ALSTON,
ALSTON, CROWELL & GO, ;
J ad Commlsgioi Merci
Cor. Front and Union, 1
LARGEST BREWERY IN AMERICA.
MEMPHIS BRANCH, Vtt&lSSMSXZ
S. ROESCHfeR. Agent, Memvhia, Tenn.
Ralaa ia 1883, aso.eoa Barrels.. .......81m af eaanle Braaen, 10S.0O9 Keen
Liberal Advances Hade on Coiulgnmenta.
11 UNION STREET. MEMPHIS, TENN
Ornci or JOHN MANOOUE, Moping, Tax., February 10t 1333.
I hav, thia day agreed with
THE I.IVERMOHE FOUXDUV A MACHINE COMPANY
for tha sale of my entire stock of Wrought Iron, Nuts, Washers and Heart Hardware, tha
same to take affect March 1. ltVW. In retiring from tha business In thia city, I daaire to re
turn thanks to my friends and customer for their liberal patronage during a period of
twenty years, I and hi so to assure them that tha bueiness will be tamed over to reliable'
and responsible partiea whom I have known intimately for many yeara. I can safely assure
mv frleods and wustomers that their orders-, under tha new management, will have the best
oara and attention, and I aak lor your continued patronage. JOHN MANOUGK.
Referring to ebore vary flattering notice, we take pleasure in announcing tha following or
eniiationand management for this additional Department the same to take affect March
A. S. I.I TIR MORE Prealdeat. II. A. TATDMT, Ree'y aaal Trwaa.
The Livermore Foundry & Machine Co.
22(t aa nil 22 Second
Dealer ia BAR, BAWD AND HOO IRON. Boiler. Firebed and Sheet Iroa,Kat
Washers, Riveta, Nails, Heavy Hardware and
In connection with our Fonndry aad narhlno Dar4mat. ItiO to 1T4 Adamaatreet,
we believe we are in the best position to supply any and. all deman da for arery character of
Wrought or Cait Ironwork, Machinery, Heavy Hardware and Railway bupplien lour
oritsrs scUi-jtH, and vrm promise our hot a'tcntion.
D. T. PORTER.
BtecesMri U FOBTEB, TATLOB COh
WO. tOO FHOWT STTtETTT. t t MEWPHW. TlafW
A. TACCAIRO & Oo
WHOLESALE LIQUOR DEALERS,
frOg. y?8 AJTP 80 FRONT STTHTET, MEMPTJIS,
AJTDRffVT STEWART. New Orleans.
4 nrl f
HO. S36 AND ZSS FRONT STREET, MEMPHIS, TEWS,
STEYART BROTHERS & COIJPMY I
COTTON FACTORS AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS,"
NEW ORLEAXH. I4tITTHIAJA.
aa aft 4-a
ternoerg s soki,
(9CCCEORS TO RTEKXBEBG at I.KE)
FOBAGGQ, CIGARS & PIPES,
336 Front St., Cor. Union, Memphis, Tenn.
USEOf OPIUM OR MORPKINCt
Natural Light. Bteam heating. Eleotri Belli,
Court, Memphis, Tenn.
H. H. MATJXT.
chay'-vCprB Oats, Bras, Chop Feed, Oil-Meal,
!ntr ialulnr aad Firs Brick, Etc.
Howard's Row, Memphis.
a m, ,mi if ifarria.
St reet. Memphis. Tenn.,
O. W. MACRAE.
1 ASDKEW D. G WYNNE, Mampkn,
C i BDFJ En
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