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MEMPHIS
AFFEAJ
' ESTABLISHED 1S10.
MEMPHIS, TEXX., SATUKpAY, MARCH (, 1880.
VOL. XLVI NO. W.
THE
THE COMTIOM TRADE.
THE (JEJTEBAL SITCATIOX SOME
WHAT BETTER.
talllrg Off ! Baslms at Bfmplis
Krj Goods Interest
y Provlitlooa.
New York. Man-It 5. Special U-lo-
eraiiis to jinutntreet tins woolr, reveal
further improvement in some lines at
cities whero gains have' Ix-on noted
....'!.: f l ml I
niiiini aiuw weeiu. tiiw i more eon
npicuous at Chicago, Kansas City,
Boston, Philadelphia, and in a small
depive at Cincinnati. The features are
of the same character as those noted.
There is less evidenee of gain in the
volume of sales at the smaller West
era citiefl, notablv at Memphis, Bur
lington and Des Moines. The reverse
is true at IndianuiKjlis and Norfolk.
The cut rates on the Transcontinental
lines is marked by heavy shipments of
goods east from San Francisco. A
special from Davenport, la., reports
that California oranges have driven
other oranges out of that market, and
that the receipts are increased.
THE GENERAL INDUSTRIAL SITUATION
is rather better. The (strikes at the
Amoskcag mills and at McCormick's
Helper Works are failures, and w ork
is likely to be resumed soon at both.
The street car strikes in New York
and Brooklyn are ended, and the re
maining dithculties will be arbitrated.
There is rather less confidence at sev
eral Western pig iron centers that
prices are likely to be advanced in the
near future, inasmuch as any higher
figures will encourage idle furnaces to
iiow in. rroaucuon at present is
about equal to consumption. Some
Lynchburg, Va., pig iron has been
stored at Now York. Merchant bur
iron is dull. Anthracite coal is still
weak and low in price, although there
is a better prospectfora comparatively
early arrangement as to mining during
than has yet existed.
TnE dry noons trade
is, on the whole, slightly better, prin
cipally at lioeton and Chicago. At the
former city the higher wages paid mill
hands lias resulted in advanced
quotations for some grades of brown
and bleached sheetings. Print cloths
are off 1 per cent., with one report too,
that last week's figures have been
refused. Cotton and woolen goods are
both tirmer. At Chicago there is a
firmer demand for spring fabrics.
Flannels and woolens have advanced.
Wool is quiet, with pricus somewhat
in buyers' favor. In some few cases
quotations have been 1 percent, lower
than a week ago.
den will terminate their brief aeason
at 5:S0 p.m. to-day, and will not appear
at the evening perf rruaniv. The. im
proved, weather of yonti-nluv brought
out a.lurge audience. This wtx-k'n
pr-raiuiue, w hich lius proven so thor
oughly satisfactory to the visitor will
be rendered for thetaM time thin even
ing. Indies and children will do w ell
to attend the afternoon jM-rforniam-eH,
if convenient, and avoid the usual
tatunfay night crush. There will le
a routifee for the vourw ff,ks at 10
o'clock .his morning. -"'.
DISCLSSIAG THE TARIFF.
rVORKIXtiJfO BEFORE MOKKI
MhVS COMMITTEE.
The Effort or a Redaction or
Duty ea Meel Halls An IV
usual ceue.
TENNESSEE KEri BMCANS
THE STATE TO VKSTIO t A II. Elk
FOB A14.LKT IDTH
WraaallBa la the ( mrM-rn
'! M.aej'a lioera-iireet
Dleaallerariloa.
ORWEHIK.M.
There is no change in the sugar
situation, and consumption is behind
last year. Coffee is firmer on account
of high rates of exchange on Rio dc
Janeiro. Rice is easier, under the in
fluence of large supplies. Dairy pro
ducts are lower, in consequence of
poor export demand for cheese and
fuller receipts of new-milk butter,
tfpices are easier, resulting from poor
distributive trades.
GRAIN.
Wheat is ljc higher on the week.
This is due to speculative influences
largely, as the export demand is no
stronger. Indian corn, under better
request, is c lower than last week.
raovnuoNs
have been depressed and -lower
luougn Biigcuy n guer at tne clos?.
Failarca for the Week.
Nkw York, March 5. The business
failuros during the last seven days, as
reponea wk.u. jjuii c jo., number,
for the United States, 207 ; for Canada,
39; total, 146, against 248 last week
and 286 the wet;k previous. Business
troubles seem to be on the increase in
Canada, while all through the United
Mates they are about up to the aver
age. Dry (ioafia Impnrla.
New York, March .-The total im
.ports of dry gootls at this port during
the past week were valued at $3,084,
789, and the amount thrown on the
market at 13,198,584.
special TO TBI ArriAb.l
Nashville, Tens-., March 5.- Below
is given the official result ef the mee
ingof the Republican State Executlv
Committee in this city to-day. There
was considerable wrangling in the
committee, which remained in session
from noon till 1 o'clock to-night. Oe
tain Republicans are outspoken i
their dissatisfaction with the arrange'
mcnt for the convention. The result
is said to be due to the special persona
iiiviio ui ft;n. uuuru .lianey, wn
was present and w being urged
ior mo nomination for Uov
ernor. lins is Baiil to be the
opening ol Ins boom. Ex-Collector A.
HllirheB. ir.. asserted tn-nlirlit II, ut
he felt exactly like he did when Blaine
was nominated for t ie I'res dpnev
"as if the Republican party is going to
OKKICIAI. A N SOI' St KM EXT.
RuouSOrTHI
KtrOBLicu Stat Kxkc.tit rnva-iTTEi,
K.SbViLH, M.rcb5. 18).
lho Republican State Executive
Committee met to-day in wnferunco
with many leading and representative
Republicans from different sections of
tne Mate. All the committee were
present or represented except one-. It
was unanimously agreed to hold the
tjubcrnatorial convent ion on Thurs
day, the l'.lth day of August, in the
capitol at Nashville. It was also
agreed to request and urge the lie-
pumicans ot the respective counties to
meet at the most appropriate time
and select as many delegates to
the State convention as are linelyto
attend. The representation in con
vention is based on the Presidential
vote of 1884 one vote to bo allowed
m said convention for evcrv
200 votes or fraction thereof over lOii.
votes. In addition.nmi! vote will be
allowed from each eoiintv at limn.
It wai also agreed to cull a convention
tor Wednesday, the lllth dav of
March, to be held in Nashville, to
consider anil adopt proper action
by the Republicans of the
Mute in the matter of selocting
candidates for judges of the Supreme
Court nt the August election the
basis of representation to be the same
as unit in the Gubernatorial conven
tion. The said two conventions are
hereby called in accordance with the
above resolution.
SAMUEL WATFON. Chairman.
John 0. lioui, Ikcretary. .
AMUSEMENTS.
Roy mend In "tbe Magistrate."
The theater was packed last Dight
by a very appreciative audience, that
applauded to the echo the exquisite
romedv rf Mr. John T. Raymond as
"Mr. JEataj Posket," beyond question
tbe most artistic of all the creations of
this superbly gifted comedian.
The play, . as we have
already said, is admirably con
structed, beta as ta situations and
plot. Out of the)cross purposes of a half
dozen very strong characters, every
one of them well played, there is
evolved the most side-splitiiog and
almost farcical situations, sj many and
so quick upon the heels rach of the
other, thet the audience is kept in a
continucas roar of laughter from tbe
rieiDR to the going down of tbe curtain.
Mr. Raymond is, of coarse, the central
figure of all this fun, and he always
is to natural and easy, so simply true
to his genius for comedy as to test the
risibilities of his andience severely.
"Mr. ifCaeas Fosket" is a character
widely different from "Gen. Lim
berger" or "Mulberry Sellers." He is
quiet English gentleman invested
with mnjeetrisl power and charade;
ieed by some idiosyncracies
that are develeoped by a bad
boy, "Cis Farrington," his step-son.
There is nothing in it of the boister
onenes8 that is readily recalled by the
lovers of "Hellers ' and "Llmberger,"
types of Amorican character that have
never been excelled, indeed, have
never been fqaaltd, on the stage. It
is a quiet comedy fart, the drollery
of which is made np of the superb
facial play and the ingenuous
incongruities of the comedian,
who bai found his way so
close to tbe American heart
It would be impossible to Bpeak in
terms of too high praise of this last
and best production of Mr. Raymond,
who is a matter in n line where he is
not likely ever to Had a rival. Nature
bai done everything for him, and be
has the gcod sense to find the 8t fac
tion of his desire for artistic. eucce?a
along the lines where his genius leads.
The ladies will, at the matinee to day,
find full verification of what we bave
said of one of the bet pieces of cha
acter actio g en the claw. Mr.
Raymond will appear as ' Gen. Lim
berger" in CongifM to-night, when he
ought to hive aoother ovei flowing
hnuee. Tt'Oie who haven't seen
' Limberper" have a treat before them,
and those who have will not lore the
chance thus offered of seeing him
again. m
Cral7a Dime Haacaaa.
As previously noted in these col
amoj, Balabrega and Mws Emma Lyn-
Closing prices of Mav options' at
Chicago yesterday : l'orlrf 10 4L'J ; lard,
6.06c ; clear rib sides, !j.45c ; corn, 40e ;
whet, 85jcj oats, 32e.
Sales of cotton futures in New York
yesterday, 334,900 bales, the largest
since February 9, 1882, when 405,000
bales were sold. On that day niid
tllingswerequoted at lljc.and August
deliveries at 12 44-64d.
Report of Grain Elevator yesterday :
Wheat, none received or withdraw ii :
in store, "057 bushels. Corn rcceivedr
1308; withdrawn, none; in store, ".Y
575 bushels. Oats received, LHIl';
withdrawn, 2!)3; in store, 22,085 buali
els.
Visitors on 'Change yesterday : W.
A- Goodwyn, Nashville; Frank Fitz
hiigh, I'uris, Tex.; John T. Tanner,
Athens, Ala.; J. A. McDermott,
Cleveland, O. ; J. C. Disbro, Cleve
land, O.; John Vinton and J. W.
Peters, New York.
C. L. Giikkne & Co's rejiort on cotton
futures of yesterday says: "With hieh-
er Liverpool for a starter the market
made a further gum of i7(aS points.
and then a reaction set in, closing
weak at 10 points under last eveniiur.
Business bos been remarkably large,
and a vast new interest is now in tne
market creating excitement and a per
plexity, but tlie general indications
are that the (long) side wants to secure
protits antl will be aided by powerful
operators, recently free sellers."
St. Louis Ileprihlican, March 4th:
Ogden Fontaine Some of the smart
Alecks of the cotton bears who haven t
the courage to sell at high prices, on
last Saturday, when cotton was at the
lowest point, were sneering at the reso
lutions of the St. Louis Cotton Ex
change suggesting to tla planters to
plant less cotton. I notice that the
Memphis Cotton Exchange passed the
samo resolutions, and the Memphis
cotton factors, as a class, are regarded
everywhere with consideration for
their good sense and jttdgtneut.
Tub Manchester Guardian, in its
commercial article, savs: "The market
is quiet, and has been but little
affected by the exciting reports from
New York' and Liverpool. Yarns are
decidedly firmer, and occasionally bet
ter prices have been obtained. India
40s nave advanced 1-lWa Jd above the
lowest prices that have yet prevailed,
and there has been a similar increase
in medium counts of cop yarns. The
sales, however, have been moderate.
The cloth market is unchanged. Pro
ducers readily meet the moderate
demand at previous rates.
IsrtcuL to the irrnL.t
AsiiiNOTos, March 5. Mr. James
vuiarton of the American Iron and
Steel Association addressed the Wuvs
and .Mean Committee to-day on the
subject of steel rails. He represents
the largest steel rail manufactory in
tho Unite'. States and controls the
foutliern trade. He stated that if tho
Morrison bill paused it would com
pletely ruin tins market in the South,
because a lower tariff would more than
overcome freight charges to the South
em States. Ho admitted, howevor
that if the bill passed the South would
De induced to establish these works,
ami in a lew yeuis ine. wnuia supply
the entire country, including the 1'ii-
citic coast.
AN I'NCSI ALSCKNK.
There was rather an unusual m-nna
in the Ways and Means Committee
iwn pointing- the Texas and Pacific
over tbe K'laDger vudicate tracks
fion Shreveport to Vicktbnrg and on
toward Newport News. It mutt not
be lorgottrn that tho Texas and Pacific
trains have to nse Mr. lluctirgtoa's
tracks fioai Sierra Blancu, ninety-s'x
miles cast of El Pao, to rf ach that
city or the Pacific coast; consequently
Mr. Huntington ia expected to oe able
t direct traffic at the east jrn end cf
tbe line about at be fees would be
beat-tidal to his Inter. u.
THE EDIOTIO.WL DILL.
THE
MEASURE AS IT
THE SENATE.
PASSED
IUFI.
yevfntT.Xine Millions Appropriated
During a P. ilud uf light
Vcai .
lrftnlaville Ceaaenf.
PBKPABB FOR FLOOD.
Foundations, cellar walls and build
DgB subject to overflow thould be crn
strncted with Louisville Cement, It is
the standard.
The Florida C'baataaqaa.
ISrEOlAL TO THE APPEAL. I
Pf.Funiak Spri.nos, FLA.,JMarch 5.
Gov. Perry of Florida and Will
Carleton addressed the Chautauqua
assembly to-day. A musical enter
tainment on tho illuminated lake to
night and a reception to the visitors is
now in progress.
Lcndboro's perfume, Edenis.
Lundborg'e perfume, Alpine Violet.
Lnndborg'a perfume, Lily of the
Valley.
Luudborg's perfume, March! Kiel
Rjee.
yesterday. A delegation of workingmen
had a hearing before that body and
protested against any chunge in the
tariff. One of them said to Sir. Mor
rison that he was apt to wax warm in
discussinir the tariff nneNtinn. nnil
exclaimed: "Either do one of two
things; lot tho tariff alone or give us
tree trade strati; it. Wo won't atnv
here and starve, Mr. Morrison, but will
go to England and get a lick at vou on
the other side of the Atlantic'."
Another of the delegation is an em-
iloye of the linn of Coomt,
lewitt & Co. Ho told the
committee that the tariff ihangcs
of 18K1 had injured the firm und it
employes, especially the change made
in the duty on wire rods. Mr. Hewitt
admitted that it had done so, but said
that he had oposed the change. Mr.
Hewitt also admitted frankly that ho
could not get ten votes umontz his own
800 employes if he were to run for
Congress in the district where his
works are located. There is much
that is important in what the real
workingmen think about the tariff.
A NKW PHKCEI1KNT.
Mr. Miller, chairman of the Houso
Ranking and Currency Committee, bus
invited Mr. Jordan. United States
Treasurer, to appear before the com
mittee and give his views on the cur
rency question at his convenience.
Mr. Miller was surprised to receive a
reply stating that Mr. Jordan's timo
was entirely occupied all dav. but that
if an evening session of tho committee
could Iks held ho would be glad to sub
mit bis views. This is the first in
stance where the chief of a bureau has
refused to apiH-ar before a Coinrres-
sional committee.
Arrivals: A. S. Colvar und wife.
Nashville.
The ur on Plas
Washington, March 5. Represent
ative Phelps of New Jersey to-day in
troduced to the Wavs anil Means
Committee several of his constituents
who desired to secure a removal of
the duty on rough flax. Mr. Phelps
explained that the rough flax grown
in this country could not be turned
Into dressed llax suitable for use in
the manufnrtnre. of fine goods, and all
the dressed flax used inunt of necessi
ty be of foreign importation. One of
the workmen said that the Western
flax was of use only for the manu
facture of crash, twine and caroet and
other coarse goods.
James Anderson of Paterson. N. J..
said tho American flux could not be
used for tine manufactures, and the
removal of the duty on French. Dutch
and Flemish flax would not affect the
price of the American product. He
limtted that Russian flax m irht
compete with American tlax.
Internal Kevrnae t'ollectlona.
Washington, March 5. The col-
ctions from internal revenue diirini;
tne nrsi seven months ot the fiscal
year ending June 30, 18N, amount to
oti,K,K,ll,, winch is Jl.535.157 more
than the collections dnriniz the cor-
sponding period of last year. There
as an increase of 1 34,570 on spirits,
an increaso of !)74,40l on toliacco,
and an increase of $4!HI,il44 on fer
mented Honors. There waa a decrease
of 8.'I,L'1'1 on penalties. The receipts
ior .lanuary last werej i!H,3U lesstlian
tor January, ISHo. 'IHe principal
decrease was on spirits and tobacco.
Purrbniiea of Silver Ballloo.
Washington, March 5. During the
mouth of February the Secretary of
the Treasury purchased 1,450,000
ounces of silver for coinage into stand
ard dollars, being about 500,000 less
than the usual monthly purchases.
It is explained at tho department that
the amount of silver fell short because
no more was offered at market rates.
The price was higher owing to the in
creased expense of transportation
during tho had weather which pre
vailed during the month. There was,
however, sufficient bullion on hand to
allow the coinage of dollars the mini
mum limit. These silver purchases
are madesemi-weekly. A commission
consisting of Assistant Secretary Fair
child, Mr. Kimball, Director of the
Mint, and Treasurer Jordan, considers
the bids and reports to the Secretary
the advisability of their acceptance.
A division of sentiment had prevailed
for several weeks past uniting the
the members of the commission as to
the legality of the purchase in ques
tion. Treasurer Jordan holds that
tliere should be aj siK'cLfic Jappro
priation for such purposes, and in
the absence of such appropriation
invariably recommends the rejection
of all bids received. The other mem
bers of the commission hold the
coinago act requiring the purchase of
bullion and the coinage of no lesstlian
f.'.OOO.OiH) in standard dollars in each
month is in the nature of a permanent
appropriation, antl confers full au
thority in the premises. The result
has been that for several weeks past
the Secretary has received two reports
on the subject -the majority reiort
recommending the acceptance of the
lowest bids received antl the minority
report recommending tho rejection of
all the bids. The Secretary has in
each instance approved the majority
report and directed that the silver be
furchased in accordance therewith,
lad he acted in accordance with tho
recommendations of Treasurer Jordan
no silver would have been purchased,
and the coinage of standard dollars to
the limit provided by law would have
been practically suspended.
Will Probablj Mick Oat.
Some railroad men predict that most
of the life .will be kicks 1 out oi the
pool very soon. It is also claimed
that the hand o! Huntington can be
THE INJUN FAKTT
TITirV TO THE PKOM"t:KITY OF
TUE NOITII
And (be Overflowing Hoapltftllfy
ad Kararal Loyally or the
People.
The Inman paity that was so band
i omnly received here a few days ago
by Mr. Thomas H. Alien and other
citiiene, andao royally entertained by
Mr. Henry Montgomery, were recent
ly interviewed by a New York World
reporter. Mr. Bliss, k mort prominent
Republican leader of that city, waa
the first of the company rubjected to
the leportorial augur. He said :
"I have visited the South fre
quently before, both before aod
aince tbe war, and it gives me great
pleasure to speak of the material im
piovament I noticed on my trip with
Mr. Inman. The peottle bare gone
determinedly to work, and the result
is apparent in tbe numeioiis commer-
cul and mauufai HriDg enterprises in
prcspeioaa operation. The South,
iik every oilier section ci tbe caun
try. raj Fxnenenced the effuct of the
la e bumness depression, but is rap
io ly improving under the revival of
trade. The advance during the put
iaw vears una neen maraeu.
"Ho did aa find the socfa' life cf
the South ?"
As it ever bat been, and I suppose
always will be, charming. We were
treated with the greatest hospitality
and courtesy wherever we t tanned.
and had we accepted all the in vita
tions extended us the trip would have
been lengthened indefinitely. I waa
especially delight d to find a 1 sec
tional foeling absolutely dead."
"You saw nothing to justify the
resurrection of the bloody ahiit?"
"That is a dead isaue. The war is
over. My trip baa convinced me of
that most thoroughly. Tbe people
have put all bitter memories behind
them, and are ttriving with energy
and tagacity to accomplish that pros
perity for the South tier natural ad
vantages so joftly entitle her to. Al
though a Northern man and a staunch
Republican, and they knew it, I was
never ncsived anywhere with greater
or more sincere cordiality."
"U the tide of emigration letting
Southward to any extent?"
"I hardly think it time for that yet.
All of these things require time; but
I have no doubt that ;ai the country
continues to develop it will grow into
a powerful rival of the West, both as
an objective point fr foreign settlers
and as a field for investment of North
rn capital." j
"What do you thiol of the present
agricnltntal outlook ia that section?"
"it has never been' brighter, in ray
opinion. Everybody is at work, and
the best of feeling teems to prevail be
tween tbe whites and b'acks. Tbe labor
Froblem seems to have adjusted itself,
nnderrtanrt that thj planters expe
rience nodillioultg in securing hands.
Gotton is. of course, extensively culti
vated. Those who have experimented
with cereals have found that they can
bay such corn and other grain ai tbev
require cheapsr from the Northwest
than they can raise it, so these are not
much cultivated. Klce is be
ing extensively aod, I under
ttand, profitably grown in Louisiana.
Experiments have been made with
ramie, but with what success I don't
know. The sugar planters are very
much down npon tbe Morrison bill, as
acn reduction tn toe duty on sugar
brings them nearer to absolute ruin
Tbe growth of the mauufac(nriri2 ia
terest in the South lifs been especially
wonderful. At one time it wai rather
too fist, notably in the erectioa if
cotton mills, as the prevailing idea wt
that the Southern mills, owing to their
proximity to tbe growing plant, would
drive the Noithern mills out of exist
ence. They now realize that this ad
vantage is offset by other advantages
enjoyed by the mills of other sec
tions, and this abnormal development
of tbe cotton manufacturing industry
has been checked. The various
Southern mills are doing a very RO)d
trade. The wealth of coal and iron
fields of Alabama and Tennessee is
wonderful, and has attracted a great
deal oi capital, ine contiguity ot lue
beds of coal, iron and limestone ena
ble them to manufacture iron at a very
i light cost It is, 1 am told, sent to
the neighboring coast towns and
shipped to various parts of the coun
try." "Do you think the improvement is
due to the example and capital of
Northern men, or the efforts of tbe
Sonthern people themselves?"
"There are, of course, numbers of
Northern men residing in the South
and a vast amount of Northern capi
tal invested there, but I think the
great strides made are due to tbe ef
forts of tbe Southerners themselves,
coupled with the natural advantages
of tbe country. They realized that to
restore the prosperity of that section
they mnst work for it, and. as I have
said, they are working, and I want to
emphasise the pleasing fact that no
where la it more evident that the war
is over and all issues growing: out of it
laid at rest than in the South itself."
Do you think the South will ever
become a basia of supply for the bal
ance of the Union?"
Well, this country ie too vast to
depend to any great extent onany one
section, bnt I bave no doubt that the
South will eventually occupy an im
portant position among the commer
cial and manufacturing districts of the
country."
Dr. Henry M. r it-Id, editor of tbe
New York Evangelist, npon whom de
volved the duty ot speech-making at
the various entertainments tendered
the pat ty, speaks in the most enthosi
astic terms of the cordiality with
which the Northern visitors were
welcomed throngriont the journey.
He said:
"It is a touching illustration of this
fact th&t tbe only scurid of cannon we
heard throughout our trip was et
Montgomery. Ala., where, nnder
shadow of the capitol where JehVrson
Dayis took the oath ot office as Presi
dent oi thj Confederacy, wnsttationed
a battery bring a salute in honor of
Gen. Hancock. While we talked with
Gov. O'Neill, an eld war horse, one oi
Stonewall Jackfon'a bravest c dice re,
the booming of the guns announced
that the Northern hero was being laid
in hij grave. On every band we saw
eideac?i of inrrewirn prosperity,"
Washington, .March 5.-The ediica
timi bill, as it passed the Senate, pro
vides that for eitiht years after its
passage there sha'l be annually appro-
priuieu mini me i reosurv tlie follow
mi; sums in aid of common school
education in the States and Territories
and District of ( olnml.m mid Alaska:
The first vear, 7,UKl,0tXl; the second
year, f 10,000,000; the third vear, 115,-
(KM.Utxi; the fourth vear, f i:t,(MH,(MH ;
the fifth year, l 1, 00,1X10; the sixth
year, Jtl,KXl,(XX); the seventh vear,
,imi,uuo; tlie eiglith vear, 5,(XXUXX)
making a total ol 77,(XX,tXXl, besides
winch mere is a special Appropriation
ol L'(XX(,(XX) to aid in the erection of
school-houses in sparsely settled dis-
trictx, making the
total ki nd l7!,tXX),(KX.
The money is given to tho several
States and Territories "in that propor
tion which the whole number of per
sons in each who, being of tho age of
ten years and over, cannot w rite, hears
to the wlmlo numbered such persons
in the Cnited States," according to the
census of ISS0, until tho census figures
oi iwNj shall he olitiuuetl, and then ac
cording to the latter figures. Instates
having separate schools for white and
colored children, the money shall lie
paid nut in support of tmi'h white and
colored childieu between ten and
twenty-one years old in such Slate in
the proportion they bear to each other
by the census. No State is to receive
the benefit of the act until the 'Gov
ernor shall tilt' with the Secretary of
the Interior a statement giving'fiill
statistics of the school system, attend
ance of white and colored children,
amount ol money cxctidcd, etc.,
number ami compensation of teach
ers, etc. So State or Territory shall
receive in any one year from this
fund more money than it has paid
out tho previous year from iU own
revenues
KOU COMMON St'HOOIJJ.
If any State or Territory declines to
take ils share of the national fund,
sum snare is to ne itisiritiuteil mining
ine Mates accepting the henetils of tin
liniil. ll any Mate or Territory mis
applies the fund, or fails to comply
with the conditions, it loses all subse
quent support. Samples of all school
books in use in the common schools of
the States and Territories shall be filed
with the Secretary of the Interior.
Any State or Territory accepting the
provisions ol the act, ut the Hrst ses
sion of its L-iiihlalnrc alter the passage
ot the act, shall receive its pro rata
share of all previous annua' appropri-
niions. i.onirross reserves ine rmni 10
uller or repeal the act. The bill now
goes to the House of Ilcpresentativcs
lor concurrence.
IIKt'KR t rrt'derre No 32 H,.rir
trert, at 9:. 10 a.m.. Marrb 4, H-6, Kn
lUviu Urria, aitii lnooij tig hi jetn and
two moDlha.
Funeral from late rmidanot this (SAT II R
PU) alternooa at 3 o'clock. Kritnjj of
the family Invited Ii atund Service by
the Ree. Jtmei Martin.
DISSOLUTION.
Slmi hii, Tin., March 4, lSKil.
TIIK arm of MUHKA.Y A KIDifKLV
com pond of A MUKRAY ami M. K
KIDMhLV. olne buiineai :M M..I
trial, U th'i day diimlved by mutual con-
eni, a . HutiKAi navinf iold hit entire
ntrniiioo. a. Kivucui la (aid concern
and relirine thernfrom.
8. K. KIOUhLY auamee the liahilitiei of
ine late concern, ana will eoullnee tbe
Tallorleg aad Importlnj UnInea
at the old Hand In kit own me.
A. Ml KK KY,
S. K. RIDUKLV. .
In retlrini fmta buiineee I bet to retnra
thank for the liberal naironan eitraded to
Ml) r. RAY A hlUDh'UY the naat twenty
year, and boepeak for my lata partner aad
iloceuor a ooalinnanee of lasaa.
A. MURRAY.
NOTICE.
YmfM. M. aHlRHa) ia not In our emplee,
" and it rl anthorited to culleot an
money on- ear eoonunt.
.1. T. KA.HOAROV JTO.
To Gas Consumers
OK I IIK flTT Of .11 E a PHIS.
lOK nil in enntnned on and after tbe lt
1 of Apr I. proximo, hy cu lomere of thit
Cnmiany, the l"ic will be Two Dot Ian and
ritly fentt eer thoutand ruble feel, but
Where till, bills &r tianl within tka Int It
tuine Hay of ach month a Diaeoant of
r itiy t-cnta i-er in. int feet will be made,
nmkina art nnrwo! TWO 1M ILL A KM oar
thiumn l cubic leet.
.lleMPIII OA I.I ft H 1 CO.
By ft. INSLKI, Pratident.
iia fttin, Secretaty.
Meroi-hu, Tenn., Matvh 4, IW.
i.r
Administrator's hale.
Omn or Pvauo A pm iw.STKAToe. 8m
CoiiMtr.
Miurnia. Tiki., March ft, 186,
N'OriCK la hereby siren' that I will, ae
adininittrator of the eitate ef Patrick
Hoper, deoad, tell at public eatery. t
the hithaat bidder, for oath, ea
TaiHMlaw, March l, -!,
at l o'clock a.m., in front of A. M. Blod
dard e auctloe-hnuKa on Union rtr, oie
UuK-K, ROCK A WAY and UARMBSH, be
loBfinf to aald eatat.
. JOHN LOACH K, Pabltc Adta'r.
A. M. PTOUUAHP, AnoUoneet,-
DM. K. L. LA8KI,
rhrilclan, Sura-eon and Aooonfher,
RKMIDKNCK AND 0FFI0E.
UI3 Mali Mreet. f r Unia.
Tetf phone No. ss.
1 MUTUAL LIFE 1. CO"
oy saras-OT yoiik.
Kit ll.illU A. WcC I KIV. t i i : FrcNlilout.
ANSETW, : : : : : r $109,000,000
Nnirenrtrr Valnea Inilorerd on rnllrlea. Forfrllnre. Iheaevnl
la I lie H orltl.
VIj333C. BrtBKIJJB, IVT.P.r t i , Sxavmlner.-
JNO. P. WILKERSON, Agent,
n wanianil Mlfei. eiml,i.
ADDITIONAL MARKETS.
Cincinnati, O. March 5. Hogs
quiet; common and light, $:t r0fiM 'M;
packtnu and butchers', H(')1 4o ; re
ceipts, 1427 bead; shipmuuts. 1040
Had.
St. Louis, Mo March 5. Cattb
receipts, 200 head; ih'nintmts, 100
h ad; marks! quint ami fl'ui; yoxlto
cloice sbippirv, i N(n;o .(.; common
to medlnni, $ t a I tio ; tiutchtn' steers,
ritaH -'( cows and heifers, '.' .ifo)
3 75; itockers and f edrs, .'lt 1".
Hobs receipts, ISiMiO head ; shipments,
3(XH hold ; tbe market opened weak,
but closed (tron? and ate adr ; bntub-
re select ors, II ..t'M 4U; mixed
packing, j:l H?4 l"; liht, M 80
4 10. Hheo receipts, fiOObead; ship
ments, 4tK) hral; niirket a shade
easier. $11 r;5)5 f.0.
Jf
III iHlWl
I onuitu
I MM
TRUE
v SPECIAL . v
EXTRACTS
MOST PERFECT. MADE
Piircrt tn! tmet Napital Fnilt ITjreie.
Vanilla. l.mnn, OrniiKe, Almond, Rota, ate,
rl.-vor a delicately and naturally at Ilia UuiU
PRICE BAKING POWDZH CO..
CHICAGO. T. t-Q""
PIANOS and ORGANS
Direct (rem Frwlwry Porchna.
era, aavlaa; an laerfeat. Write
Monte Picltens & Co., McmphiH
Money to Loan
On I in proved plMiitatloim lu
MiHMiHHipl Hud ArltHUHaM.
InatHjImeut pluu 3, 5 or 10
year. Aunu-1 intercMl, not
In nrlvauoe. .o cominlaHlon.
fi cotton alilpuientH. Cheap
out loan otlerrMl.
Francis Smith Caldweli & Co,
256 Second St., Memphis.
We leave no agon fx.
GOLD MEDAL, PARIS, 1J78.
BAKER'S
BreaRfdslCccoa.
Wevrrnntcd nbrWtlutflj liure
Coco, fmm t.lcbtlit!xctwul
Oil ha been jrmoved. lih.thr:4
tim the Mtrrntjth of Cocoa iniid
with Htarctx ArrownmlorStupir,
ml In Ihcra-fqn-o fur nturuntjouonje
Jral, cnMtinjf tAatl Onftrnt u
cup. It tn delicto!, tiotirlflhiTiaft
ntn'OKtliraJiig, etwlty dtctwtpd(
and atimfrmUy adapted ftir tnval-
J . I.. ...... lie.
' f jpaiuaH wi iiaa iui ii rtNfiisiii ui-iULie.
j. BARER & CO., DScstcr, Mass.
WT Holders or MliHlppl No. 1
Leteo Bonds, let 1871, who desire
to collect same, will do well to ad
dress at once,
W, H, II. ';iU;E, JiKkeon, HLh.
I' I
1
Thonsh palnftd and wearlnif almoat bevontj
endurance, burnt an inniruhlinllwiuM- If trvut-
ed In time. IVrliaie mi other (1Imiuw liaa wi
haftlol tho cfloita nf tuience auil lui'illdmt an
thin, butatlaata Kiniflyhitaliii'ndlaiiivi'n'il In
frwfVV0 h,,'h CUKES KHEUMA
JWWVWtTlsM , ta hftny ,,.
duracd by many of tlie Leading phyaitiana.
WHAT THEY SAY
"TONOALtliK la itolnir all that lcllml It will iln "
U. U.HKirauT, M. U , UantraU, Ut
A. A.
"Had a eaae of Inrlaniautnrr Rhanmatlaa ef
nearlr allt.lM lanre omiu. tiave Ttimuaum. aaa
tu-daj ov patieulla out and duk eU.e
W. W. Baxtkb, M. Ou Bannaa, DL
"fe'tnynplnliin TimaA7rxa aapaeeeaei afl other
to-calleii rueuiaathi rmiHMltea1
B. U. WuauLut, U IX. Marenco, IU.
aaatMnkK
" IlftTeelvfin 1iNaium a tmit
the btmi ivtuwlf I liafeemr foajulluc
B. F. Ot.ru, Htaiaeon, tit.
FOR BALK BY AM, DKUOtJIMTa. PRICE ONE DOIXAR FEB BOTTLB. .
MEULIF9, Hole PmnrUr. 1(M and Til W AHllINOTOtf AVRNUR, BT. UtUOL
km
mm m um,
Dry
Goods, Notions, Hosiery,
WHOLESALE
AND-
GEHTLEUEIJ'S FDmiXSHIim GOODS,
Nos. 320 aur323 Mala St., Mempllla, Tenn. '
TITK ARB IN DAILY RKCKIPT K DKSIRABl.B PalfNe) 4bT
IT wwwiwa, wiitoa tee oHur to the Trade uinn theiniett favorable tenet t.
will compare laeoraoiy wua toon oi an market in tbeiaaiited otatee.
OainBat
Oae tiriflaa
We are A tea It far
TennesBce Maaaluctarluir t'o.i I'laldn, DrlSkt, Mheettag, Mhlrtlnr, El
TiTl rVTTVTOTNr eV.TjTf.
MOTES !
Kir Will pay Wood Price for iMOTi:N UIN FALLS and
THANH Y OITO. ot nil deaMTinlloiiM. Mend for Circular
and IVlecM Paid.
3XT. "W. SPEER.8, 0"r.
75 Vance Street, Memnhis. Tenn.
COTTON FACTORS,
304 Front Ht cor. Court, Memphis, Tenn
W. A. GAGE & CO.
Ootrtoxx
No. 800 Front Street, :
VTemphls, Tenn.
CHESS-CAHLEY GOHI,
Oils
Office, 349 Front Street, MemphH Tenn.
THY T1IEA1 ! THY THEM! TltY TUEM!
Try Zcllner's English Walkingfast Shoes.
ZKLLNER'P Jent. aih.ee, In all styles are the kwt la the olrr.
ZKL,LNKH'UIM Uraia'aimH, In all abiMMt and ityiu. are th nl..
uie i and iimi in ma united Biatet.
ZKLLNKA'.i Hot a' Nhexw are the beat that are made.
7.EI.LN UK'S t hMdreaa'a liheee will tare you money.
ZKLLNKR'H l.adlea Hkeet aaa kll(.aen are Ua kaai.
agmetti tliepeliatt end meet ttyllah, and are ehaaper than ear
otnara ni a iual gra la
ZELLNHB'S ajaalle.' Hlat Haltaa Bkaea.
with talk, wonted kottin bolea, art tee areataet br
aaiaa ion have aeer tcea.
C0HSET SHOES For WEAK ANKLES-Sole Agsnto
"8ea4 your order! cf onme and exam'na their rraad axortinf.at of VlMB BOftlS,
AMU HUPPKHS.-aa
gmT.TiTVBIa. GO BOO JSaA-ITsT STHEHT,
-Illiiitrtid 0tloirn Pen Free on Aprltoe''on.-
finEiimini ft
a a a a r i in m
ii - in in ii m tn
U ABB Jr tmW U U U. W m
And Commission Merchants-
IJo. 31 uinI 30 JlndiMOH Mlrect, Tloiupl.la,
r. aicV-aooKa.
W. P. DUBIAVABT.
AatTIB taKl.1.1.
F.McOABBBM & Co
GROCERS & COTTON FACTORS,
CC0-CC3 Front Otrest. Hesiplilflt 2:czrJ
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