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MMDS ANSWERED.
BR. TV' REPLY TO THE YEH
IIOXT KEXATOR.
la
AMf Kxpnltoa or the Presi
dent' INwitlon la the I'eutl
lug tontnivcrnj.
Frilt SVSTA1SEH BY THE LAW
AND rilECEDEXTS.
Tit Wftk Point in the Ur publican
ArgiMent-The Rfl Qui'
-i Ions laTolrcd.
r
' Wahii;tjn, March 10. 5 nate.
Daring tbe transaction o( routine
morning boainew (the prfwntatton o!
report from commit!, fcunator
Biackborn Mil: "Mr. President, I
arc dirad ly the C iromi tee ot Na
Ts! Affaira l report favorably the
nominatini whWi I and titSe !:"
What H that?" mid Satatr Har
ris, "a nomirjationT''
Henator Sherman's breath Keemed lo
have been taken away. After a mo
ment'a hffita'ion Le said, in Mime.
thing of i"i undertone, "II will be
witliiiod."
Senator Blackburn bf (t?' d pardon of
Uih Char.
The Cut ir laid In f-.retuefcei ata Fen
tor l)ii'fl resolution, oflVntii ypnter
day, to refer to the Ciimmi-.t on Kiilea
for in vesical inn the If.tTof Mr. Eai
dunyin tut he i K dO had any rep e
Bwi'u'ivB en the 11 ir -f the Senate.
After a short debate between rin
a'nra Kiddlcbcrae r and L; ef, the lat
ter, at the sng;t8tion cf peveral tisn
atari, modified hia resolut'oa eo an to
provide for a relerence of tho Iv da
letter to th Committee on Commnrce.
Henator Riddletiergir said thnt he
would decline ta appear before any
committep. Wl at he had tiiaywon'd
be said to the Senate and in open ea
tion. He did not believe in this Kan
ate becoming more English than the
Donee of Louis.
At2o'c:ok the raattar weut over
without at tion.
The Ohair then laid before the Ken
it9 the resolutions from the Judic ary
Committee, concerning the re'uUona
of the Senate and the President
Senator Pogo aald he ha 1 expressed
bis view fully upon the ant jctof thin
debate in a report mu le f rom the J u
dla'ary CummilMe by the minority,
and the main oljct lie tad now in
addressing the 8nat in reply to the
Senator fiooi Vermont was to prevent,
if it wai in liis power to do so, which
he admitted was a diilicuit undertak
ing, that henator from changing the
character of the question between the
Heuateand the iVotiidunl. Tiie real
character of that controversy coald not
be misunderstood or mitirepreaaiitod,
as it had ariaen from facta apparent
upon the record and reported by a ma'
ioritv of the Judiciary Coiriuiiltne,
When the t'enator from Vermont was
atthewheol he steered by hia own
chart ; ho never ran on straight lines;
he never cc nsultod other sailors, and
he lost Ilia temper when there whs any
Question of the skill I nis seaman
ship, and hen the cflioer of the ship
undertook to select a crew to in an it
without hie advice and cormmit he iu
sttntly headed a mutiny. At the risk
cf incurring the displeasure cf his hon
orable and dittiPKiiished friend lie
should call a reckoning so that we
mieht understand where we are and
whither we are drifting. What were
the ml by which it is the duty of all
of nato be guided. They were few
and simple.
Senator Pugh related the facta coa
' nected with the Dmkin case, and said
that the Senate resolution did not call
lot public or ofllciat documents, but
for priva'e documents and private pa
pers relating exclusively to an official
act ol the President in the suspension
ol Dastin at District Attorney. The
inquiry proposed by the Senate was t)
be made with a knowledge cf the fact
tjhst more than bur weeks before the
, resolution was offered to the Senate,
the term of Lhistin had expired. Then
what possible uae could be male of
the information sought in that rase?
It was a pnre fiction why the report
of. the majority declared that the
information was wanted to enable the
Senate to diachu'ge the great duty ini
' posed on 1t of making au inquiry as to
the propriety of an official aot by
iht President the power to do which
was tx prosily conferred upon him by
law, to be cxe;ciwd within his diacre
t'on. If they bad decided the re
moval was iiupioporor unwise, what
would have been the ell'ect of the de
cision? Could it have restored lhis
tin ? Vv a lie Btill a suspended otl'mer
awaiting the adjournment of the Sen
Htd to he restored to the duties of his
ilhfin i
The Senate was to-day ensured in
ai icijuiry about a mutter from which
t'wro could lis no possible practical
result. It was a moot question mere
ly and the Swm'e was turned into a
meet court to discuss a purely ab
Btiaot proposition. Tiie refusal "ol the
Attornry-tieneral live weeks after the
or. pi ration of his t trin ol otlice, in
rittedience to the express order of the
President, to send in the private doc
uments relating t ) the suspension of
l.'r.rtin. wai criticised in the resolu
tion of the majority as a violation ol
dcty, and that violation was denounced
as being subversive of the principles
ot government and of good adminis
trationan act ro characterized us to
mike it a s ulicient ground for instant
lmiachuient.
Wb it was the relation between the
President and his Cabinet officers T
Mr. Pugh would let Mr. Edmunds's
owe words answer that question.
He then quoted from one of Senator
Udmandu's speeches on t'ue tenure cf
office act, to show that Senator Ed
munds held that a Cabinet officer
st!'iu:d be a pentlmnan personally
agreeable to the 1 'resident, being one
of hia contidtmtial advisers. Vet the
ViQuie was asked to pass a resolution
condemning the AtDrney-General for
obijymg the Pfe'.dent, whose adviser
hu wa, whu Blood in that rtlktion of
trust and c-juti.lenue to him indicated
by the 'luo'iit'nn made from the speech
o! the Senator fro ji Vermont. The
Attorney-General was anied b? this
wbo nt.oi tr! the Senate to d'sregard
tiie poaitive order of the President,
ana tnereiiy make himself liable to
. Jiftvtit d.emistal from the Cabinet.
On the torms of tha' relition stated by
r'. -inaior irom Vermont bimwi',
President Cleveland could not with
BMlf-resp'Ht have held that Atloriify-
7pneri m nm t,Diuet a single ni
mentafuir obeviog the resolution of
lue resolution of
hat the 'ay for a
lent if th govern
or? W not that
i great If V-makiug
tie fcnut. Was that
co-ordinato department
rcent to trat annthe
nqueflt irein una great lfV-makiug
toTrerto the Chief Mesistirte of the
:oinuy or hie Attoiney-tjei
ral, that
itn-.M refu:t in bu-ukiug up
latiotie of cootldence ami
mBk;:)Cthe Attorney Gcnej;
, instant (linmu-eal from the
W hat did the President say
tueir rn-
ust, nnd
lable to
Cabinet,
out the
.actioi of the Senate asking
the At
f 'icey-tlenBiiil for tlioe pap
'"p.-if.tor I't'gn rea ai itr.g
from
the President's meeeage, among other
tu:n;;s, the atatemtnt that there "nad
hoen no efficial papers or documents
fi:cdin bis (the Attorney-General's)
department relating to the case within
the period i!at( d in the resolution."
"There," aaid Senatir Pugh, "is a
s'ateuient made by tin President of a
niHlt-r of fict within his pereonal
knowledge, and the Senator from Ver
mont controverts the truth of that
statement, havicgno foundation what
ever for the denUL There is a sqnaro
ineue luiide in the report of tbe ma
jority if the JnJiziary Committfe
with the IVet-ident npoa matter of
fact that is within bis personal knowl
edge. Are tbees papers . called for
fioin the Attorney-General such as
this Senatt has a right to in 'the dis
charge of itadu:iea?" The President
had stated that the papers were pri
va'e and unofficial and related to noth
ing over which the Senate has juris
diction. The nxjority of the Judiciary
Committee and its distinguished chaii
man the Senator from Vermont
aaid tUt although private and unof
ficial they would enable the tienata to
discbarge a duty it bad to perform
power it claimed of revising the act
of the President in suspending George
M. Duslio as district . Attorney.
That was the undisputed basis
ol tbe claim to these private
unofficial papers. It was tbe power of
tbe Senate to exercise the same con
trol and revision after the act of a sus
pension or removal that was claimed
and l xArcised and given to tbe Ser.nte
expressly by the connotation of ad
vising and conaenting to appoint
ments. There was no mistake about
that being the, claim asserted by the
majority ol the Judiciary Committee,
and there was no mistake that the
resolution rero tsd condemned the
itli:il act of the Attnrney-liuiersl
f ;r the n avin that he had withheld,
on the order of the President, infor
mation that he stated was private-
documents and papers that he said
wore unofficial and priva'e, and with
held from the Senate no the Presi
dent's privet order first, because
they were piiva'e and unofficial, and
second, because they related to no
duty that the constitution or law lm
Dewed upon the Senate.
"Is there anything," said Senator
Pugh, "in the history of the govern
ment to support this claim r the dm
tingulshed Henator from Vermont has
presented a long array of what be culls
'nrecedenti.' 1 undertake to say and
I challenge denial upon the fullest
text that there is no case in tbe
history of the government for eight
years where any such documents as
those call oil lit in this resolution were
ever transmitted to the Senate in ex
erutlve or public session on tbe order
of the Senate upon an A torney-Uen
eral or the President. My honorable
and distinguished friend paraded in .a
manner that indicated that he was
about to achieve a great triumph over
the I remdont in tho production of i
letter sent from the Judiciary Coin
raittee and signed by Allen U. Tlinr-
mau as its chairman to the Attorney'
General. 1 indorse all that the Senator
has so well said about Allen G. Thur
man. Ye, Mr. President, Allan
G. Ttiurman is the greatest and the
wisettand the purest American Hit ea
rn m now living. (Applause in the
galleries whose ozcupar.t ' were
notified bv the occupant of the chair,
heDHt'jr Hoar, that any further demon
ftrations cf apnlaune would remilt in
the galleries being cleared.) I was
surprised that the great Senator from
Vermont, in this great law-making
department of the government should
evoke the name and fane and author
ity of that great statesman to sustain
the claim now made on the Attorney'
General for Uioee documents.
What had Senator Thurman said on
the floor of the Hanate in relation to
this power of removal ?
Senator Pugh read from Senator
Thurman s speeches on the debate in
tbe tenure of office act, in which he
expressed the convictions that tho
power of removal was an executive
power exclusively residing in the
President alone, vet tbe Senator from
Vermont invoked an order signed by
Senator Thurman as chairman of the
Jadiciary Commit toe, addressed to tbe
Attorney-General, which Senator
Pugh would read to the Senate.
Senator Pugh then read the letter
which was rend yesterday by Senator
Edmunds, calling lor papers bearing
on tbe removal of Judge Shaffer of the
Territory of Utah.
"That person," Kanator Pugh said.
had been judge cf a Territorial court.
and in the prevision conferring the
power of suspension on the President
there was an express exception of
judge of the United States. The
question was whether Territorial
jndises wore embraced in that lan
guage. The Senator fiom Vermont
knew that unettlon was now before
the Judiciary Committee. He knew
that the great Senator and jurist from
New i ork (Senator hvarta) was a
maoiber of that subcommittee, with
tbe splendid lawyer, Senator Jackson,
from lenness:e, and that after thnt
two weeks or more of consideration
they had made ne report on that ques
tion submitted to them of the power
ot the President in vacation to sus
pend a judge of a Territorial .court
The Senator irom Vermont knew that
the Sanator from New York (Mr.
Kvarle) had expressed the opinion
that these Territorial judges were
not subject to the power of suspension
by the President. That was, to-day,
an open question before the very
committee of which the honorable
Senator was chairman, and, with a
declaration by one of the most dis
tinguished, lawyers that ornamented
the judiciary of the country, declar
ing it to be bis opinion that the power
ol suspension given tbe President in
section 1708 of the Revised Statutes,
did not apply to Territorial judges.
Then why was it that Senator Thur
man, as chairman of the Judiciary
Committee, sent that order or request
to the Attorney-General? He sent it
under section 1 707, making them sub
ject to nm aval, but only by and with
the advice and consent of the Senate.
There was the predicate for the ordet
of Chairman Thurman upon the Attorney-General
to send in all informa
tion and papers relating to the re
moval, not to the suspension.
Senator Pugh here read section 1707,
and continued: Under that section the
tower of removal was to be exercised
y and with the advice and consent of
the Senate. It was in obedience to the
provisions of that section that the or
der was sent by Chairman Thurman
to the Attorney-General, calling for
information in reference to a removal
that required the a Ivice and consent
of the Senate, just as in the case of an
appointment.
Senator Pugh had Henator Walthall
read for him a speech of Senator
Spiaue in the Sena'e, in the debate
on the tenure of cilice bill.
A c;otul statement of the question
beieinvolved,Siriutor Pugheaid.which
statement wn known to have been
written by Chid Justice Chase, ex
precaing t tie conviction that the only
fiinctinn of the Senate in the canes in
volved in the discussion was moro'y
one of aasent or disfert, and strongly
controverting the point that the func
tion of removal was a leg elative one.
He (fii'of l'oghl boldly challeugfid
MEMPHIS DAILY
reply to that paper. Now, he con-
cued. 1st it hn tnitt that this was not
a substantial executive power vested
by tbe constitution in the President
a'oce; let it be true that like power of
appointment the Senate should Lave
wito the l'reeident the pwr ol re
moval; let it be true ti nt tbe power
of removal was a legitdutive power and
not an executive power and that the
entire regulation of it belonged alone
to Congress under the constitution.
Let all that be true, he would now call
the attention of tbe expediency and
practicability of such a power being
exercised by the Senate.
tie read from the report oi me
minority, as bearing npoa the point,
portion of an ex'ract from the mes
sage of President Grant in lbliil, calling
attention to tbeembanaismeiits likely
to arise fiom leaving on the statute
books tbe tenure ol cmce act. ana
asking what faith the President conld
put in subordinates forced upon bim,
and how such officio's would be likely
to serve an administration knowing
tbat it bad no faith in them.
In conclusion Senator Pugh said bis
obj ict had been to define tbe char
acter cf tbe conflict of authority be
tween the President and the Senate,
and to fortify the view that had always
been tiken by tbe JJemocrtio party,
and to fortify it by authorities. Mr.
Cleveland had no fear of an appeal to
the people. llesnpp:sed the majority
in the Senate bad no tear ol appeal
ing to the people in favor of the om
nipotence ol tne banato. ne anew
fie minority bad none in appealing
to the omnipotence cf the constitution
and the integrity cf Mr. Cleveland's
administration.
Senator Wilson Ia. I was rocognizad
by the Chair, but upon the snggei tion
of Senator Allisor, consented to per
mit the pending business to ba tem
porarily laid aside until to-morrow in
order that the Senate might proceed
to consider tbe nrgent deQcioncy bill,
which was then tiken up by the
committee and au appropriation was
agreed to, appiopriating J0,000 to
defray the expenses of Gen. Grant's
funeral.
The item of Sl&i.OCO deficiency in
the Department of Justice gave rise to
some debate.
Senators Edmunds, Inga'ls and
Plumb commented on the fact that
the deficiency was greater than nnder
Republican adminut'stion, and Sena
tors Voorbees, Deck, Uockreii and Call
defended the present adminittration,
and insisted that extraordinary ex
penditures were necessary in connec
tion with the execution ot the laws in
Umh.
Senator Teller said the reason why
deficiency bills came before Congress
at ell was because Longrera did not do
its duty in making appropriations in
tha til st place.
Senator Ktlmundsra'd be had heard
many of the new district attorneys had
in their xeal for "reform" brought
suits without sufficient foundations,
and tbat hed probably increased tbe
expense.
Senator Beck wanted the bill held
over till to-morrow so that he might
look into it, but a inaj ority of Senators
wanted it passed at once, and it was
accordingly pawed.
The Sanate then adjourned, leaving
the Edmunds resolution the unfin
ished bniness for 2 o'clock, Senator
Wilson la. having the floor.
Tb Iloaae,
Mr. Herbert Ala , from the Com
mittee on Naval Affairs, reported the
bill to iucreaee the naval establish
ment. Committee of the whole.
Mr. Henlev Ct., from the Com
mittee on Public Lands, reported a
hill granting to the Suta of California
5 per cent, of the net proceeds of the
a lie of public lands in that State.
Committee of the whole.
Mr. PuliiMr N. Y., from the Com
mitles oa Civil Service Ittform, re
ported adversely the Saney bill to re
peal the civil service law.
Mr. Stone Mo asked thet the bill
be placed npoa tbe calendar, and that
he have leave to file a minority report.
It was ho ordered.
Mr. Rodger Ark , Irom the Com
mittee on Pacific Railrcals, reported a
bill requiring the Northern Pacific
Railroad Company to pay the cost of
surveying its lines. House calendar.
In the moro'ng hour Mr. Morrill
iKas , on behalf of the Committee on
valid Pensions, called up the bill re
pealing the limitation iu tbe time
within which the pension claims of
militiamen who were disabled when
acting under orders cf in United
States officer mmt be tiled.
Kr. Rogers A r k.1, M r. Reagan Tex.
and Mr. McMillin Tens. opposed tbe
bill. .
Tbe morning hour having expired
pending action, the Homo went into
comtnitt9eof;the wbo'.e.Mr.Townthend
111. in the chair, oa tbe Indian ap
propriation bill, consideration of which
continued tip to the hour of adjourn
ment. ' '
SENATOR EHMUSHys SPEECH.
How II Wm Kreelvrd By Democrat
Md Jrpnbllcns.
Naw Yoke, March 10. The ,SW
Washington special says: "Mr. Ed
munds's opening speech yesterday in
tbe controversy between the Senate
and the executive was one of his
greatest efforts. He bad two or three
months In which to prepare it, and it
was a most complete presentation oi
his side ot the case. He piled prece
dent upon precedent tat the Democrats
to go around and get over, one very
strong one being a case' la which hi
old friend, Allen G. Thurman, figured
as making a demand upon the Attorney-General
precisely like his own.
The round of applause with which the
crowded galleries greeted Mr. Ed-
rnnnds's complimentary illusion to
Mr. Thurman as tha noblest Democrat
he had ever known, was a remarkable
and significant demonstration. Mr.
Edmunds bad a large audience, both
in the galleries and on the floor. There
wan some comment on the fact that
while the Democratic Senators, with
half a dcxea exceptions, were atten
tive listeners, the Republicans showed
lees interest in hie speech. Gen.
Logan, who tat at the desk on Mr.
Edmuads's right, got up and went out
soon after be began bis speech. Air.
Inralls. who sat behind him. coolly
read a newspaper. Kiddleberger fled
as soon as Mr. Edmonds rose, and
former Senator Bruce, tbe colored
Miasiesippiao, came in and tcok his
seat. Little Mahone eat unmoved on
Mr. Edmunds's right, and on his right
"Our Own" Evarta sat with the tips
of his long index fingers joined to
gether and bis head bent forward in
listening attitude. Representative
Kandall strolled over from the House
for a few minutes to see what was
going on, and half a dczen other Rep
resentativee occupied seats in the
Chamber. There was no ripple of ex
oitement in the proceedings. Mr, Ed
inunda talked deliberately and with
the moderation of manner tbat he
slowed the other day. His speech
was a ttrong one. There were evasions
and sophistries in it, but on its face
it was dangerously plausible, and tbe
Democrpti aie a little nervous about
it! etl'ects on the country."
The finest and beet selected stock
of gas fixtures in the city, at bottom
prices. i. a. bailst a co.
APPEAL THURSDAY, MARCH
PROTECTION FOR SLGAR.
PK0TESTS AGlIJiST REDICINU
TIIE TARIFF.
Louisiana Plunter Clamoring for
an
Advance Otit the Present
Eate.
Wabbi-voton. March 10. Tbe sugar
clauses of the Morrison tariff bill
were discusfed before the Ways and
Means Committer to-day.
IUiresentatlve K ng of Louisiana
entered a proteit against a reduction
of the import duty on sugar. Sugar,
be said, was a most important revenue
producer, and in these days of in
creasing pertijns it behooved tbe
committee to act r-lowly in changing
tbe duty. It would be better, in hia
oi inion, and from a revenue stand
point, to remove duties oa tbe neces
saries of lif , such as clothing, shoes,
nails and blankets, from a protective
point of view, be also favored tbe im
position ot duty on sugar. Mr. King
Wunced the course of coffee before
and f er tbe removal cf dutv as prob
ably foreshadowing tbe enect of a
similar a. tion in tun case of sugar.
There was great danger that the
United States, bv removing the duty
on engar, would foster monopolies
abroad.
John Diamond of New Orleans said
the Biner industry lad riuen ttiadiiy
from the wreck hi by tbe war, show
ing in five yeaia an increase of 800
per cent , under duty averaging 3c.
per pound. Wben the duty was re
duced in 1870, aad the Louisiai a
planters werej .rr.ed to compete with
foreign slave labor, tbe industry was
paralyzed. The present rate of duty
did not equal tha difference in cot
between American free labor and
slave labor. The pie titer had also to
compete with German and French
beet sugars protected by government
bounties. 'J'Iiosa sugars were now
coming to the United States. The
liavtai an free sugar was abo destroy
ing the local markets. Tbe treaty
should be terminated. The govern
ment bad lost $23,000,OCO of revenue
without adequate com penoation. The
adoption of tno Mexican reciprocity
treaty would be (till more duaitrons
in its effect npon the sugar planter.
If a competition was forced with Cen
tral and Sooth America it meant a re
duction of wages in this country.
Without fertilizer and great capaci y
for sorghum and beet sugar produc
tion this country could eusily supply
our whole consumption, and legisla
tion could do for the United Suts
what it had done for the beet sugar
industry of hmope. the Louisiana
planters not only protested against a
reduction of outy, but request nu ad
vance over the present rate.
BLO lVN TO ATOttS.
Cit e !.! Lost by a Hiimtont Ex-
ploklun.
Boston, Mass., March 10. The John
Market left her ber that "I"' wharf ot
o:jI) o clock this morning, and started
down the harbor in eeaicb o! vessels
desiring her services, '"here were a
large number of persons on the wharf,
who watched the boat steam away.
Juat as the Post arrived iff Long Isl
and an explosion occurred on board,
tbe noiBe of which was plainly audi
ble in tt is city. The beat was blown
completely to atoms, and her crew of
five meu were instantly killed, xne
crew consisted cl Capt. Uyrus a.
Nickertjon, who resided at No. 37 Lon
don street, Eatt Boston ; Engineer E.
George Crcoker, Frank A. Crooker.
fireman; Albert D. Smith, cook, and
James Hodgkins, deck . band. Tbe
bodies tf the captain and engineer
were recovered by tugs tbat were
cruising in the vicinity. They were
brought here and taken to the morgue.
The beat was built in Philadelphia
about twelve years ago, aud plied in
Philadelphia waters until eight or
nlnn vnain aaa. when she was I ouuht
by Cant. KickersoD, a man named
Spragne and another person.
I.onlavllle Cernrnt.
rRBTABli KOR FLOOD.
Foundations, cellar walls and build
nm subject to overflow should be con-
strneted with Louisville Cement. It is
the standard.
KLEDGG BROS
,of Como,Ml88.
COTTON
No- 305 Trout Street-
THE IDTUAL LIFE IS. C
OP
IlICIIAUD A. Met CUDY,
ASSETS, , :
aarreaser ValBM laterewt
. i i i.t . .ii i.lm t
tb
sVXjX33C.
JNO. F. WILKBRSON, Agent,
HioJ 2 Cotton KielianiraJt Hnlldtng. Ttleniniitw.
lUrOUON' HILL, rrwldent.
DH A NENRBAL
. . . J e m t m-i , ft j IH U T ' M
fllciiiiilii:;i;iin'iii:kl,i:niiiis.iJi
A QUARTER OF A KILLION'DOLIARS FULL PAID CAPITAL
..-...;..;." waf.
llfllnA-IO iriatliMnn street, Iff cmpblw. Tcnn
A. ill
y .ou i
COTTON
204 Front St.. cor,
r'igw i
W. A. GAGB l C
Cotton
No. 30O Front S.reet, : 3IemphI, Tenn
1886.
Absolutely Pure.
This powder nTr vriM. A marvel ol
parity, itrenrtb and wholomniiii. Wore
economical wan tbe ordinar; kind, and
cannot be told in eom petition w:.h the
multitude ot low teit, ahuri weiKOt aluip or
pboihate powdere. Sold oxh Hoi a I,
BAiMiPownK On.. I' Will t.. New Vera.
CONTAGIOUS
Diseases are rrevtleut all over tbe
World.
I am a native of Knuland, aod while I
was in (hut countryl contracted a terri"le
blood poison, and t r two years w under
treatment ai an out-doift patient at Niitnnic
haiu lluamM, KnKlnnd, but win not cured.
1 (uScred tbe most mnn.iinj rain! n in y
bonea. end was covered with ore all over
my body aod limbs 1 bad virlico end deaf
ness, with partial loll oi sixht, severe pains
in my bead and eyes, etc., which nearly ran
me crar I lout all hope in tbat oonntry,
and sailed for America, and was treated at
Roosevelt in this city, as well as by a prom
inent physician in New York having no con
nection wilh tbe hospitals.
I saw the advertisement of Swift s Specific
and 1 determined to live it a trial as a lat
resort. I had given np all hoie of being
oured, as I bad gone tbroush the hands ol
the best n.edioal men in Nottingham and
New York. I took six bottles of S. 8. 8.,
and I oan say with great joy that they have
enred me entirely. I am as sound and well
an 1 ever waj in uiy lite.
as i ever waj in mr UALF0KD
New York City, June 12. im.
BLOOD
(h. Ufa ami h It wt.n wlio rnmftmlinrs it.
But in March of lust year (18H4), 1 contracted
Kimi Ttniton. and lieinr in Havannah. Ga..
at tbe time, 1 went into the hospital there
for treatment. 1 suffered very much irom
rheumatism at tbe saino time. I did not
get well under the trontuient there, nor was
I enrod by any of the usual means. I have
now tukon seven bottesof bwift' Specific
end am sound and wcl'. ltdrovethe po.son
oat throuth bolls on the skin.
DAN LEAHY.
Jersey City, N. J August 185.
Two years ago I contracted blood poison.
After taking prescrip ions irom the bent
puvsicians here and at Dallas, 1 concluded
to visit Uot Springs, audon reaching Texar
kana a doctor recommended me to try Swift s
Specific, amuring roe that it would benefit
me mors than Hot Hprinrs, Although the
POISON
had produd great holes In mv back and
ciest, and had removed all the hair off my
head, jet I bog.n to improve in a weik s
time, and the sore began to hesl. and xere
en'irclv gone inside ol' oight weeks.
WILL JONES, Porter Union Pass, Depot.
Cisco, Texas, July 1:1, 1S&.
Treatise on Blood and Skin Diseases'mailed
free. Tn Swift Sfxcifio Co.,
Drawer 3, Atlanta Oa.. N. V.. 157 W. Zid St.
DR. 1). S. JOHNSONS
PUIVATK
MEDICAL DISPENSARY,
'o. 17 JeiTiTson Strc-et,'
(Between Main and Front.) MEMPHIS.
I Established in 1860.1
DR. JOHN SON isacknowlodged by alt par
ties Interested n by fur tho most suc
cessful physician in the treatmentof private
or secret dioases. Quick, permanent cures
guaranteed in every case, male or female.
Recent eases of Gonorrhea and c-yphilie
cured in a f-w days without the use of mer
cury, ehange or diet or hiudranoe from
business. Secondary Syrhilis, the last ves
tige eradicated without the use ef mercury,
lnvolunsary loss of somen stopped in a short
time. Sufferers from impotency r loss ol
...I tm-mfm vn.tnrM1 in fTA VICIT in a feW
weeks. Viotims of self-abnse and excessive
Tenery, suffering trom spermawrrne nv
loss of physical and mental power, speedily
and permanently cured. Particular atten
tion paid to the Disease! of Womon, and
enres guaranteed. Piles and old sores cured
without tho usa of caustioor the knite. All
consultations strictly confidential. Medi
cines sent by express to all parts of the
'"ervforkingmen cured at half the oal
F. K, 50KFLEET, Resiaent Partner.
FACTORS,
Tonff, :;-. - 1 I - ,
t i
$109,000,000
Pl !
rorfMtir. ' tlhtwrxtat
;.-,' til' ' .
Wrl4.
W. K. WlLKER.SOS,TIc-PrBRldeil
m ran E w"
i. LYSN, CanlilM.
J1MHS KG1LLT. JOHNLOASUK,
urn
9
FACTORS,
onrt. JIcmplile Ten
SF'o'toiriEs,
. I - -
'.. gs frr-
WOODRUFF & OLIVER, AGENTS
HAVING withdrawn from the Woodruff Oli-r Carr'are and Hardware Company we
have aecepied tbe Agency of some of tho Il t "iiniilHPlnrrrs in th- I nlH'd
Mini, and ere now receiving a fall assortment ol ClKUIAUKe), miOllIR-", WAGONS,
1IARNKSS end KADDLlilU s also, a large stock of the improved TENNK-I.1JB WAGONS.
All goods are lew aud built expressly tor this market, aod will be sold at very low prices.
Ollii'e and Mlosrooiu, Ao.liO'J rluhi rti et-t. Warehouse, Ao.'iUU r'rout ttreeU
a. wennnrrp j. f. uvm, v. i.. woonarrr.
W. W. SCIIOOLFIELD. L3UI3
II.
avl aaHsSaSBk ..aSasW -
AN3
Cotton
2W and 258 Front
Collartt.
Itliucl IlrltUoH,
Jlac-libauds,
IXniiK'Htriiig,
Trace Cliiitua,
Ilainos,
Nlngle Tries
Double Trees,
Curry Conibtt, Ilorsti IlruMU's.
A Couiplete L.Ine of the above. Good at lowest PrieeH.
WHOLESALE MANUFACTURERS
SOI ! St)S TWaln street. Memylii. Toiiii.
1. H, HlViS & 80.
Uer M and flail M
MAN DFACTURERS OF
laoorm Sawli. ltllndM, Mouldiugi, all kind ol Door aud
Wlndo Frame, KraoketH, Seroll-Work, Itongh and
Dressed Lumber, NhliiKle, I.a(li8, Water Tanks.
All kindtt ol H ood Work Execnied at Short Notice.
Nos. 157 to 173 Washington St. Meropliis. Tenw.
Mm
M
Capital, $200,000. Surplus, $25,000.
J. K. ttUlWlS, Pre't, J. M. G00WBAK, Vlee-Pm't. C. H. RA.1NE, Ciwhler.
lord of Dlreotorss
.1. M. OOODBAK,
M. HAV1N,
T. B. 81Mb',
CHARLES KNEY,
R. T. COOPER, .
T. PORTER.
W. 8. BRUCK,
F. M. MK1.80S,
J. M. SM1TU.
W. N. WILKERSOS.
JOHN ARMISIKAD.
C. B.
wA Urnnaltorr of the Ntate of Tasisimswei.
MASONIC
V. OZ4KNE.
,v...yr.:4 - V
KELLY, ROPER & REIL1Y,
Grocers & Cotton Factors,
Klml Sta Wain Wlreot, fluyowo lllooK.
Cotton Factors, Wholesale GrGcers,
No. 11 ITnf on Street, ; ; IHemnhU. Tfitr
M. C. PKABCK.
C,Fearcee&o
Co'don Factors &
No. 270 FRONT STREET. MEMPHIS. TEIJN,
Warolioeiac HeM, SH ftnd 0, Vol on Strews.
t
HANAUEB. H. O. MILLER.
Ill
.SBW M
ipiotios
St., Memphis, Term.
Lwp T.inks
l ap IthiKH,
Kcpalr I-lnli
Cotton Kepr,
of
J. R. ttODWIN,
J.-W. JTALL3,
W. P. DUN AVAST.
R. J. BLACK,
ILK. COFFIN.
A.tf.NKWS0M.
a tifaenU Dankla
11KXAM.
Tram
TEMPLE.
otoBUJB . rox.
STOVES
Tinware,
Lamp Stock.
'Coal Oil,
. ; Headlight,
AE5TS WM. B.
Fisher Ranges,
niustrate - CaUlorne
.. Mailed free.
257"Main St.
' MaMhlM.
J0UN L. MoCLKLLAN.
Commission T.lerch't
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