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TrESOlT, : I APRIL 27, 1886.
TIIK BI'NINI-NW MTI ATIOX,
Toe report for last week from the
c'ea'ing-hooees stdl shews increase;
the loin from thirty cities gives an
inc.-caseof 15.1 per cent over the same
time hut year. Leaving out New York
the increase amounts to 13 2 per cent.
The increase at Chin go was 7 per
cent , at St. Loo is 2.4, Cincinnati 21 9,
Kansas City 47.7, Memphis 40 8.
Louisville declined 5.5 per cent and
New Orleana 7 6. In New Yoik mon
ey rates fluctuated between lj and 4
per cent, averaging about 2 to 3, with
downward tendency. In London
the open market rate showed some
improvement, varying 1 to 2 per
cent. The advance came from a ov
tinaation of the loss of both bullion
and reserves, the bullion still veering
toward tbe French banks. When the
new French loan is completed the
flow of gold ia expected to take tome
other direction. The oppressive dull
ness that still slll'icts Great Britain,
and the slight demand for money on
the continent, keeps down the money
rate. The influence of the labor dis
turbances, which have spread to tbe
New York street railroad', continues
still to ciipple bminesa. The New
York Chronklt cays: "Business had
already been a goad di al demoralized
all over the country by these disturb
ances, and it only remained for this
week's experiences and fears to take
the least bit of buoyancy out of the
markets. Actual eensumption of
goods hits only in h degree bsen
checked, but speculation and enter
prise have for the time being been
killed, and baying confined more
nearly to supplying immediate
wants." That the clearings should
compare so favorably with those of a
year ago under these circumstances, is
proof of a sound improvement it the
foundation, and of the increase of
public confidence. Tbe ChronuU
thinks that even It the disturbance
Increases it need. give no anxiety, as
the eettl'a$Qlflould come all the
oojaet Chronicle sees room for
sJotfrsgement, and says: "Aside
from those labor troubles, there is no
' little vigor and energy apparent in
Commercial circles, affording good
promise that, when once rid of this
tonch of chaos, a marked Industrial
development is still perhaps more than
probable. Of course we have had 'a
set back, and the enterprise that was
nearly everywhere so apparent has in
very many cases been abandoned, or
at least deferred. And yet amid it all
and no one needs to be told that it
has been a severe strain is it not sur
prising how well our leading indus
tries have stood the pressure?" The
preparation making for a resumption of
railroad construction, and the fact that
Congress this tension has acted upon
twenty-four railroad bridges over nav
igable si reams half of them over the
Mississippi and Missouri rivers is
proof of what is projecting. There
was a loss of $1,600,000 of gold last
week through operations of the Bub
Treaanry, and of $2,220,000 by export.
TBI BOABD OF ARBITRATORS.
All classes and parties seem to be
drifting to a common center the be
lief that arbitration is the only panacea
to cure the labor troubles. Congress
will no doubt pass a bill constituting
a board of arbitration during the
month of May. Fublio sentiment
seems to adopt the views of President
Cleveland, and a bill will be enacted
in accord with his suggestions. Much
will depend on the board appointed to
umpire the matters at variance
between capital and labor. Men
should Deselected who have the confi
dence of the country. This is not a
party question, and a capitalist, a
laborer, a Democrat and a Republican
should be placed upon the board of ar
bitration. Much will depend upon the
selection of suitable men to judge in
teU'sently between the d'sputanta.
' Men should be selected who have re
tired from business. It is true, it is
not the custom here ss in England-Jot
UW.to withdraw from active busi
ness auur mey nave accumulated a
for one, But the President, in ap
' poiating the Board, would be able to
find capitalist! who have retired
irons active businecs, men pos
. aessing the necessary technical knowl
edge and who would bo influenced by
tbe sole desire to do justice between
capital and labor.j In appointing the
Board it would bs a fatal mis
take to seltet an ambitious poll
t'cian r nfco would use his posi
toa-,to advance his aspirations,
af it wou'.d be equally unwise te
r select a work in groan who regards cap
ital as the natural enemy of labor
With a perpetual board of arbitration
there would be an end to strikes, snd
labir and capital, dependent on each
otyer, would move on in barmonv. In
recent trouble! how much better
il would have bean for both sides if
they had submfftad their differences
to a board of arbitration of their own
selection. The good accomplished by
strikes is t i fearful cost, and the less
tin y are rfsfcrtod to the better for the
psr'.iea iiAolved and for the great
t jiuierciil interests of the country.
1IIMH 1M l:sr. AD PROIIIU!
The many important qnestions that
ave n-isTagi'aiiug the public mind has
not the etlcct of smothering the tem
perance agitation. While labor, and
tariff, and silver, and Chinese immi
gration, civil service reform, Senate
,.i; t.L-:ron ari an on are under
tiiouuixiiuu tue temperance question
eti!l holds its grip. The terrible things
-the newspapers tell daily of the fear
ful effects of intoxicating liquor will
not let the suijoct die. "While the
public welfare tuners so unfailingly
from strong drink, the motal sense of
the community will continue to de
man i that a check be put to the mon
ft'ous evil. Shocked and outraged by
daily recurring calamities, an impor
tant portion of t'.f public demand that
the causs of them be extirpated root
scd branch I y prohibiting the matu
facture and siicul intexUaiing drinks
Tbe remedy is radical, but in
practice does not provt effectual. It
has cot the couvii t ens and will of
general public sc n'inient with it, and
even law fails when the public will
doss not support it. "If you cannot
do all yoa would, do what you can,"
common tease urge?, and what can bs
done and have general suppirt is to
charge a high license upon thoc e win
sell intoxicating liquors. The cities
that bave adopted that plai claim to
have found it a mors effectual check
upon intemperance than bai resulted
from prohibition where it ia in opera
tion. High license ia enforced ; prohi
bition fails in ils practical application.
High license makes it to the interest
pf thoto who pay it to root out un
licensed dealers; prohibition raises up
no active opponent to unlicensed sell
ing. A Charleston, 8. O., paper has
been comparing the number of police
arrests in that city, relative to the
population, with Portland, Me.,
where prohibitory law has gov
erned for a generation, and
shows a balance against Portland. A
newspaper correspondent, writing
from (Juiney, M., says high license
has proved the best temperance plan
ever tried thera. Ifo Elates :. "A pro
hibitory law in a city like this would
not be sustained by public opinion,
and would ba a dead lutter, and mean
free l'quor. Under our present high
license law the revenue has increased
t35,000. The number cf raloona has
been reduced from 14(1 to ninety-nine.
The arrests for drunkenness have
diminished 33 per ceut. There is less
liquor drunk here than before the
high license law wis adopted." Under
tbe asms system Bloomlngton, 111.,
bss reduced its saloons to thirty-two,
for a population of 20,000 people; the
anount for license is fOOOO a year.
The salons are in the hands of re
sponsible men, and are quiet and or
derly. Both people and saloon-keepers
are satisfied with tbe plan. Many
tuuh instances could be cited, and the
success of the system will undoubted
ly secure its extension.
Brill litnl Weddlna; at Brownsville.
lipioiAL to tib irrnu.l
Biiownvillk, Tkun., April 2(1. The
must brilliant weddinir that has been
in ISrowriHvillu f"r many years took'
piaco tins evening, wlien Mr. A.JrV
ChnnibliNS of Chattanooga was mar
ried to Miss Lillian No 'son at the resi
dence of the bride's mother. Mr.
ChninbliHs is a talented young lawyer''
ot high diameter and great promise;
Miss Nelson Is one of tho most eultl-
vnted and charming young ludiesof
West Tonne'Hee, a favorite in tbo heat
society of the Htato. Tho inurriato
ceremony was perionnou ny ine upv.
Ir. Chamhliss of Maryland, father of
tho bridegroom, l'robubly 21)0 guests
were present, including many from
Memphis) and elsewhere. Arnold's
band from Memphis furnished de
lightful music and an elegant sup
per was spread. Karo and beautiful
Mowers abounded everywhere through
out the halls and reception-rooms.
The bridal presents weio numerous
Joraaaa Goal no elcalo.
A musicals will bo given at the
German Casino this evening, which
promises to be an enjoyable affair.
The following programme will be
Tbs Dream, for piano. Kulkbrenner
Mr. M. Kobolt.
QuarUtto Sorenade Marker
Soprano Solo Bird In Dreamland Blosp
Miai Franoea Putaul.
Vlolia Sok 8ouonir do Belliat
r l'rof. Karon. .
Duel-Drift My Hark ....Kucker
Mieiea M. llitsleld and K. l'utsel.
Carlton tolu ...Lowo
Mr. (1. A. Loll.
Piano Solo... . Prof. Rchula
Wuartelle Martin Vlntow
, Uiiiti 11 1 1 f o I J and I'liteel and Mciari.
hoil and Petersen.
Keoltution lha Kiret Settler's Storr
Mill bnrena Kpecit.
Vlolia Solo-Air Urllliant. .Berlot
Eflprano Bolo. Selection
Mian hula Uoepel.
Bati Solo -The Mnk .......Merorber
Mr. A. Roia.
Alto Solo- llearent Thou Mattel
Mix Marie Uitafeld.
Champagne Bom .8vhroeder
Unlittal ar Labor Plrnle.
A great deal of interest is fait in
the Koights of Labor picnic, which is
to ne given at r.stival rark next Mon
day night. Tickets were nut on sals
yesterday and there is slready a fair
demand for them. Tbe cause is a
worthy one and should be encouraged
oy me community at large.
Kit Itl ftf f,.(,ia In V. Vt .....
tordny i)2,000 bales, tho largtst in a
Cumino prices of May options at
Chicago yesterday : Pork.fS 92J O.'ic.
Lard, 6IW5tWn. Cler rib sides,
S.-.tX-.'-ic. Wheat, 78,8. Corn, 371c
Tn committee appointed by Uis
.nurcnnniv i- xcoanee to prepare a
memorial to Congreai in regard to the
drummers' tax. will report at a gen
eral meeting of the Kxnhangs to be
hld Thursday, April '.tlth, at 11:30
ViKmiits on 'Change yesterday:
Miss Sunshine Mathews, Lampasas,
Tex.; Mrs. bam W. Mathews, city;
Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Pen nock, ltoston,
Mass.; Sam Frank, Molly Springs,
Miss.; J. N. Louis, Paris, Ark.; W.
M. Carder, Hod Fork, Ark.; Mrs. J.
A. Brewer, Brownsville, Tenn.
The visible supply of grain on Satur
day in comparison with tbe Satur
diy previous will be officially reported
to tne New York Pioduce Exchange
to-morrow ss follows: Wheat. 4,
4!I,!H0 bushels, increase 1.2AS.523;
corn, 13.6ss.til 1, decrease 1.04(1,415;
osts, l,(iin,stlti, decresse 141,077; rve,
3!r.,8'.iS, dtvresse 2S.S76; barley, 57(t
Ooll, decrease, 128.20S.
FBItPABt FOB FLOOD.
Foundations, cellar walls and build
on subject to overflow should be con
structed with Louisville Cement. It is
MEMPHIS 1MILY APPEAL TUESDAY, APRIL 27, 18SG.
THE IICKWICK STAKES
AT NEW ORLEANS WON BY J. n.
Bfilng Pat Sheedy, Panama and As
crola Toinabawk.liuld Mar and
Swim the Other Winners.
New Oklians, La., April 2.-There
was oul v a fair attendance nt tho sec
ond day s races of the New l-ouisiima
Jockey Club's spring meeting to-duy.
The weather was fine, and the track
in good condition. The following is a
numinarv of the day's events:
Firtt hire. Handicap hurdle race.
Purse, $2.r)0; 150 to second. Entries
to be made Friday, April 23d, at the
usual time of closing. Weights to le
announced Saturday, April 24th, at 3
o'clock p in.; declaration same day at
& p.m. One mile and a quarter, over
Ave hurdles. Starters: Tomahawk,
Shamrock, Hop Sing, Aurelian and
Puritan. Puritan led over the first
jump, where Thudy fell. Tomahawk
then went to tho front, and was never
headed, winning by three lengths;
Shamrock second, llopsing third, two
lengths between second and third.
Time 2:27. Betting: Seven to 10
against Tomahawk, 5 to 1 against Au
relian, 20 to 1 against Shamrock, 5 to
1 against Puritan, 12 to 1 npiinst
Thady, 20 to 1 against Hop Sing. Ken
ney rodo the winner.
Second Hare. Purse, $250; J50 to
second; winner to bo sold for $1500:
to rnrrv weight for age, one pound
allowed' for each $100 down to $200;
conditions as ahove; seven furlongs.
Sturters: Baton Bouge, Gold Htur,
Brevet, Charley Lucas, Col. Mont
gomery, Mordaunt nnd (iuudaloupe.
It was a close race nil tho way. Baton
Kongo, Charley Lucas and (iild Stur
alternating in the leai, and a whip
ping finish bv the entire company, re
sulting in a (lead heat between Baton
Kongo and Gold Star, with Brevet
third, a length behind Tiino-l:33.
Betting: 6 to 1 against Baton Kongo,
15 to 1 against Col. Montgomery,
3 to 1 against Gold Star, 5 to
1 against Brevet, 20 to 1 against Gua
deloupe, 6 to 1 ngainst Mordaunt, 8
to 5 aga nst Charley Lucas.
Baton Kongo was withdrawn from
tho run off on account of a slight
lameness, and tho judges placed Gold
Star first, Baton ltougo second Camp
rode Baton ltouge and Carrington
Third Race. Pickwick stakes, for
throe-veor-olds; $25 entrance p. p.
with i00 added ; $500 to first, $100 to
second. One mile. Starters: J. II.
Kenton, Pat Shecdy, Panama, Asceola,
Henrietta, Woodcraft and Luna
Brown. Sheedy led at the start, but
Kenton passed him with a rush and
inado the running, but was never
headed. Tho others closed up on him
in tha hist turn, but he drew away ia
tho iome stretch, and won easily by
thmn lenirtlis. tho next threa whin.
uiig and half a length opart in the
liillftwing order: Pat Sheedy, Panama
"imjl Asceola. Time 1 :4iiJ. Betting:
I'.jve to l oganiNt rut Nioedy, o to 2
Itfuinst Panama, 10 to 1 against J. II.
Vciiton, 0 to 1 ngiiiist Henrietta. 2i) to
1 against Woodcraft, 5 to 2 against
- 1.. r i . ! . t ...
isceoiu, o ioi iigmiiHi iimii itrown.
Seavy rodo the winner.
Fourth Race. Handicap ; purse,
$250; $'0 to second; entries to be
made rnday, April 23d, at the usual
time of closing; weights announced
Saturday, April 24th, ut 3 p.m. ; decla
rations samo day at 5 n m. : one mile
and a quarter. Starters: Bob Swim,
Ijoroy and island. Loroy led at tho
start. Lislnnd was in front at the
quarter nnd neck and neck with Swim
in tho back stretch. Swim took a de
cided lead in the lost turn, and won
very easily by two lengths; Leroy sec
ond, throe fourths of a length in front
of Iils'and. Betting: 6 to 1 against
I .island 7 , to 10 against Bob Swim,
9 to 6 against 1-eroy. Time 2:14J.
Godfrey rio the winner.
INTUIHtNI) POOLS FOB TlltSDAY.
The prospect for to-merrow's races
are good. Tlie following are the en
tries and pools:
Find Ruc$. Milo and one sixteenth,
selling. Juliet M., (!), $17; Ultima
turn (105r.14; Charley Lucas, (02),
$13: Leroy ((H), $10; Girofla (90), $5;
Dick3VaUB (91 ), $2 j Kensington (100),
JStcond Race. Milo, maiden and
beaten allowances. Punka (105), $10;
'Waukesha (110), $10; Kloleh Taylor
(111), $0; Restless (00), $5; Alma (83L
$3; F.ilio 1!., (109), $3; Lord Coleridge
(110), $2; Skobeloff (104), $2.
ThM Jlace. Walker Handicap,
mile and a'(uarter. Bob Miles (121),
$20; Monocrat (120), $5; Kio Grande
(95),$S;KomI.al (95), o; Josh Bill
ings (95), $3-?
Fourth 'Eiice. Gentlonuui's race,
three-(Hiarteis of a mile. Claude
Hrannon (145), $10; Chantilly (145),
$9; Malvolib148), $9: Beechenbrook
(145), $8; Leonard (145), $3; Wild
Kansas (115, $5.
Nonage wiis not left at the post
Saturday, but broke down. Kiohba
also broke down, but finished gamely.
Neither will race again.
Tbe BprlBeT Heeilng.
Everything is lovely at the track
snd all the trainers are in good humor.
Turfmen from other cities are already
beginning to arrive. The best indica
tion that the local attendance will be
good is found in the fact that there is
already a demand for daily and season
ticket?tto meet which the Jockey Club
has decided to place tickets cn sale
with Prof. Barney Hughes. A num
ber of the Memphis merchants will
buy a number ot the badges tor dis
tribution among their country eas
terners. A rM Evcat.
What promises to be the greatest
event of the racing season in the West
ern country will be the Eclipse stake,
to be run during the spring meeting of
the St, Louis Jockey Club. The dis
tance Is a mile and a half, and in ad
dition to the regular purse theie will
be $10,000 added. The horses en
teicd coxprise the most famous of the
imatern and Western cracks, among
them being Freeland and Miss Wood
ford, which alone are sufficient to at
tract general attention. The books on
the event have already been opened
and the great son of Longfollow is the
favorit?, Miss Woodford being second
choice. The odds offered on the prin
cipal entries are ss follows: Against
Freeland, 2j to 1 ; Miss Woodford, 3 to
1 ; Modesty, Kirkman and Editor, 8 to
1 : Pontine. 0 tn 1 Vnlanta in tn 1
Silver Cloud, Monogram, Haz&rus,
rrrcnian, innneiie and Alta, 10 to l;
Irish Pat and Kapido, 20 to 1.
It is probable that Isaac Murpby
will ride Silver Cloud in tbeLouisvills
Billy Boakdman will leave Louis
ville for Memphis to-day, and will
make a book during the season.
Jon Bi'rt, the celebrated pool seller,
will probably retire from the "box"
and make a book this season. If the
venture does not prove turceesful he
wiil return to his fi.st love :he hard
Tub programmes of tbe Chicago As
ro?Ution have been issued. Tbe
printing is tbe handsomest ever done
for a rase track.
Tukiib is much kicking among thwe
wh j plarei tbur money on &n Cre
tan in the boons, over the announce
merit tha; the colt will not BUrt in tie
Li m Simmons thinks he has a won
der in his coli, John Wballen. In a
trial at the Louisville track the other
morning, in the presenoe of a number
of gntlemen, tbe coltmide a quarter
THE COUm COURT.
lb PrCMllc r That Trl banal
The County Couit met yesterday,
Chairman Slaughter prfsiding, and
transacted the following business:
The Cit'xsns Street Railroad Com
pany petitionel for right of way on
tbe following highways: Commenc
ing on Walnut streat at DnBose
avenue, ' tbense east on DuBose
avenue to Middle street, thence
south on Middle street to ance
strnnt and theme east on Vance street
tn Pigfon Rocs: read; and further say
i hey desire to extend their Linden
s r jet line to the north sa'e of Elm
wood Cemetery and a k for right of
way for said purpose over Grove ave
nue and Punlap avenue. Referred to
County Chairman and Cjunty Sur
veyor, with power to act.
BI'XCIAL DEPUTY 8BKBII F8.
In the matter of tbe petition of G.
G. Dent,s counsel for W. 8. Pope et ah,
apponted hvsptciul order of the Crim
inal Coori ju lge in the Conntee cae,
Chairman felaugh ter and County Att ir
cey made tbe f lloing report: "We
am of the opinion that the judge of the
Luiaiinal Court Dal no power to direct
the Sheriff of Shelby county to incuran
expense of the ra'ure set foith in the
annexed petition, and thus bind the
county to pay the same. But this
cuurt has always adopted the policy of
paying for any valuable cervices ren
dered by the citizens of tbe county
for its protection and benefit. So, if
tho court believes upon a con
sideration of all the ciicum
stances that the persons depu
tized by the Sheriff under said order
fiei formed and rendered valuable serv
ers to the county in this matter, then
the couit might allow such pay as they
think those services werq worth. The
case is one that addresses itself to the
discretion of the eourt," Report filed,
Tbe petition of Mis. Ann E. H.
Field to be given $100 for damages
sustained by running a road through
her premises in the Twelfth District
The county jail inspectors were or
dered to have certain repairs done at
UBS. CONA WAY'S PETITION.
Mrs. M. E. Oonaway refilei her peti
t'on to be appointed a notary puVlic.
and aa an exhibit to said petition filed
the following clipped from the pree9 :
"Louisviu.k, Kv., January 22,
"Mrs. M. J. Pottinger was appointed
a notary public to-day by Jndgo Styles,
cf the Common Pleas Court. She is
the fir t lady examiner ever ap
pointed." "Kick- York, January S.
"Chitf-Justlce McAdara of the City
Court rendered a decision to-day in an
action brought by Wm. O. Findlay
against Leander II. Tborne et al.,
touching upon the question of female
notaries. The judge decides that
a verification car tided by a female
notary is valid as to a third per
son and furnishes no ground for re
turning tbe pleading. In this case a
counter claim was put in in the defend
ant's answer. The reply was made that
the counter claim, which was returned
because tbe certificate to tbe first was
signed by a female notary public. Tbe
defendant interposed an objection on
tbe ground that the notary public being
a fern lie was ineligible to a public
office and could not, therefore, legally
perform the functions of a notary.
This female notary was appointed by
tha Governor and confirmed by tbe
8 mate. The court grants the reaction
to compel the defendant to accept the
reoly as properly verified."
Mrs. Conaway also sets out the fsct
she is a widow woman untrammeled
by any maii'al relations.
The court also passed on a number
of billa and made a number of appro
priations; also passed upon quite a
number of applications for reduction
of and correction of assessments.
The Memphis City Railway Com
pany filed a petition for right of way
on tbe Randolph road, north of Raleigh
road, north of city.
The court adjourned to next Mon
Bow Thej; Da II la Memphis and
The election of an Executive Com
mittee to run the August campaign is
a leading topic in political circles. It
is all-absorbing, those who desire
office for themselves and their friends
realizing that npon tbe cbaacter of
the Executive Committee chosen the
result of the election will largely de
pend. So far there has been no move
ment made toward changing the
hours. They have different ways of
getting at these things in different
places. The idea of electing commit
teemen at primaries when delegates
are to be chosen ia a new one, bat the
moet novel arrangement of that kind
is that made by the people of Mont
gomery, Ala. At an election to be
held at au early day in that city tbe
polls are to 'be held open from 10
o'clock a.m. to 9 o'clock p.m.
Every ballot is expected to have on
it the voter's choicajor Probate Judge,
Stats Senator. Representatives in tbe
Legislature, Clerk oUhp Circuit Court,
and delegates to the county conven
tion. Mo matter what delegates are
chosen, thsy are to give every candi
date his pro rata of the total vote.
That is, be is to be allowed by tbe
delegates votes in the county conven
tion according to the vots he received
at the primaries. The hours are so
fixed as to give every Democrat in the
city the opportunity to cast his vote
and express his choice.
It is understood that so far as dele
gates to the county convention are
concerned there will b only two
tickets in this city, and those will be
based on the Probate Judgeship.
Voters should be sure and write in
their choice for the other office. They
have to vote for one man tor Senator,
four Representatives and one Circuit
Mary Mnruhv to W. L. Clapp, trus
tee, to secure Minter Parker in the
sum of $150, lot 6, block 18, Shepherd
A Moon's subdivision, west side of
W. C. Davis, L. II. Kates, jr., and
others, trustees of Hernando street
Methodist church (South), to L. II.
Godwin, part of lot 9, block 44. South
Memphis, for $1264.
THE U. S. SLTRE3IE COURT.
DECISIONS IX A NUMBER OF
The Suit of tbe Sunt hern Pacific
Company Afainst the Citizens
Washington, April 6. The follow
ing decisions were reudereJ ty the
United Kates Supreme Court to-day:
No. 841 Tbe bauttern Pacifis Rail
road Company, plaintiff in error, vs.
the people of tha State of California.
This ia a suit brought in the State
courts by the State of California
against the Southern Pacific Ril
mad Company to recover $31,
470 58, claimed to te due for t.xes.
The Railroad Company petitirned for
the removal of the case to tbe Federal
courts, but the Supreme Court of tbe
State of California refused t grant tbe
petition. The Supreme Court of tbe
United St.tes, the Chief Juttice de
livering tbe opinion, reverses that
judgment and remands the case back
to tbe Superior Court cf Los Angelos
county for removal to the Circuit
Couit of the United States, in accord
ance with tbe prayer of the petitioner.
No. 2C9 The St, Louis, Alton and
Terra Uauts Railroad Company, ap
pellant, vs. the Indianapolis and bt.
Louis Railroad Company, Like Shore
sod Michigan Southern, Cleveland,
Columbus, Cincinnati and Indian
npolis, Pittsburg, F . Wayne, Chicago
and Pennsylvania Railroad Company,
No. 112 ThPenofylvacia Railrcad
Company, Pilt3burg, Fort Weyne and
Chicg i Railroad Company, C.eveland,
Columbus, Cincinnati and Indiacapo
lis Railroad Company and Lake Shore
snd Michigan Southern Ralroad
Company vs. tbe St. Louis, Alton and
Terra Haute Railroad Company. Croes
appeal from a decree of the Circuit
Couit for the District of Icdiana. The
Supreme Court reverses the decrje
of the lower court so far
as it relates to tha Penneylvnia
Railroad Compaay, tbe Pennsylvania
Company, the Pittsburg, Fort Wayne
and Chicago Railroad Company, the
Cleveland, Columbus, Cinciniuti and
Indianapolis Railroad Company scd
tbe Lake Shore and Michigan feouth
ern Railroad Company. In all other
respects it is affirmed and the case is
remanded to the Circuit Couit with
directions to dismiss tbe bill as to tbe
above named appellants. Justices
Bradley and Harlan disiented fiom
the opinion of tbe majority of the
No. 231 -The United States, plaint
iff in error, vs. the Nashville, Chatta
nooga and St. Louis Railway Coin
piny. In error to the Circuit Court
of the United States for the Middle
District of Tennessee. The Supreme
Court reverses the decision of tho
No. 200 The Iron Silver Mining
Company vs. tbe E'gin Smelting Com
pany and others. In error tn tho Cir
cuit Court fcr tbe District of Coloyido.
The Supreme Court ocfi ms tbe judg
ment of the lower court.
No. 198 Juan 8. Hart, administra
tor of tbe estate of Simon Hart, de
ceased, vs. the United Slates. Appeal
from the Court of Claims. The Su
preme Court nflirma tha decision of
the Court of CUims.
Tbe Hcpubllenn 4'oncreNlonnl
Washington, April 26. Represent
ative McComos of Maryland, the sec
retary of the joint Republican cauuus,
who was authorized to receive the
nnmes of the Congressional Campaign
Committee when selected by tho re
spective SUtte delegations, re
ports the following commit
tee, which will BjieediTy meet and
organize: California, O. N. Felton;
Colorado, G. G. Symes ; Connecticut,
Joseph R.Ilawlcy; Illinois, Joseph G.
Cannon; Indiana, G W. Steele; Iowa,
Jas. F. Wilson ; Kansas, Thos. Ryan ;
Kentucky, W. H. Wadsworth ; Maine,
C. A. Boutelle; Maryland, E. Mc
Comas; Massachusetts, W. W. Rice;
Michigan, Thos. W. Palmer; Minne
sota, J. B. Gilfillan; Missouri, W.
Warner; Nebraska, G. W. E.
Dorsey; Nevada, William Dod
burn; New Hampshire, H. W.
Blair; New Jersey, W. J. Sewell;
New York, II. G. Burleigh; North
Carolina, Jos. K. O'Hara ; Ohio, A. O.
Thompson; Oregon, J. N. Dolph;
Pennsylvania, H.H. Bingham; Rhode
Island, N. W. Aldrich ; South Caro
lina, R. Smalls; Tennessee, L. C.
Houk; Vermont, Jno. M. S ewart ;
Virginia, Wm. Mabone; West Vir
ginia, J. Golf, Jr.; Wisconsin, L B.
Caswell; Arizona, C C. Bean; Da
kota, O. S. Grifford; Wyoming, J. M.
Easter Festival on the White-House
Washington April 26. A hvgo
number of children gathered on the
White-House grounds, south of the
executive mansion, at an early hour
this morning, to enjoy the annual
custom of rolling Easter eggs down
the many grassy knolls in that part of
the grounds. A light shower of rain
falling at the time did not disperse
them, but protected by water-proofs
they continued their sport. Many
grown people were interested specta
tors of the merry gambols of the
Standard Silver Hollars.
Washington. April 20. The iHSiio
of standard silver dollars from the
mints during tho week ending April
21th was $:il.HS,052. The issue during
the corresponding period of last year
was $162,998. The shipments of frac
tional silver coin since April 1st
amount to $299,738.
Substltate for tbe Blair Education
Washington, April 26. The House
Committee on Labor, after a long and
very animated session, which hr-ted
until 7 o'clock p.m., decided, by a
vote of 9 to 3, to report to tho House,
as a substitute for ,the Blair educa
tional bill, a measure which, in sub
stance, provides that the receipts
from the sale of public lands
and the other revenues of the
General Lund Office y shall be
divided among the States and
territories in the proportion of their
school population lor educational pur
poses for the next ten years. Twenty
five per cent of the sum is to be used
for industrial and technical institutions
and the remainder for the support of
the common schools. Tho committeo
agreed that the individual members
should riot be bound by thoir vote in
the committee, either" in support or
against tho measure, when it comes
up for consideration in the House.
Ia the ('.miiiittee-ltiwau.
The House Committee on Pacific
Railroads to-day adopted the bill
formulated by the sub-committee, pro
viding fcr an extenson cf seventy
years of tho bonded debt of the Pa
cific radrcais to the government. The
b'tl wis reported to the Hone this
sfrernoon. The bill, ss unanimonsly
agreed upon by the committee, makes
provision for tha payment of the in
debtedness of the Pacific railroads to
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the government after the following
plan : To the present debt is added the
ioteiest that may accrue daring tbe
lifetime (eleven years) of tbe existing
bonds, assuming that no furtker pay
ments are made by tbe companies.
The total divided into" 140 equal pay
ments, which are represented by a
series of bonda falling due semi-annually,
tbe last bond falling due seventy
yeais after isene. The average annual
payments by the company would reach
nearlv $4,000,000, which, it is esti
mated, would amount to a sum greater
than the principal cf the debt before
the existing bonds would mature.
In the Houss Committee on Libor
to-day, after a full and lengthy discus
sion, a voto was taken on a rnnt on to
report the Willis educationul bill with
out, racnmmenda'ions. Tha ; motion
was carried but a mo'ioa to reconsider
was made, and pending action the-eoa
the hour of 12 o'clock arrived and the
commithee toot a recess.
Tribute by a Wortbern Newapaper
to tbe Lamented father Kjan,
Evansville (Ind.) Tribune-Kevt: A
life las just drawn to a close at the
seclodad village cf Biloxi, Miss., which
is surrounded with roma-cs and
marks the end of a maa who is en
deared to the South by t ie strongest
ties of universal friendship. Father
Ryan was born at Norfolk, Va. ; his
boyhood was spent among historic
surroundirg), and as a lover and wor
t hi per of nature his poetio genius re
ceived its early inspirations amid tbe
beauteous solitudes abont his early
home. Around his early life, until he
entered tbe priesthood, however, com
paratively little ia known, and be was
never inclined to be communicative
upon this point. To queries upon
this matter he always (aid that a
very dear friend and brother pritst was
tow writing his biography, which
would be published after his death.
He was ordained a Roman Catb
ulie priest before the late civil
war, snd was located at Mobilo, Ala.,
where, for a long time, he had charge
of St. Mary' churoh. During the re
bellion he spent much ot his time in
travel among the diilerent divisions of
tbe Southern army, cheering tbo dis
epirited, caring for the sitk and bury
ing the dead. His face became a fa
miliar feature in all tbe great hospitals
of tbe South, and bis deeds of kind
ness a bright aud living memory
throughout the land. Though his
sympathies were strongly with the
Southern people, ths enemy were not
unmindful ot his great sell-denials
and the life of chnrity and mercy to
which ha had devoted himself, and as
a result the name of Father Ryan was
heialded throughout tbe tength of the
land. After the close of that unfortu
nate struggle he went to AugUBta, Ga.,
where he entered jourcalism, and it
was at this time that he first gave te
tbe world his most famous poems,
"Fori That Bacner," "The Flag of
Erin," "The Sword of Lee," and
many other beautiful selections
and epics which have rendered
him famous. Though '.'s book of
poems did not find iiv .r id the North
at this early period aUer tbe struggle,
they are now a fami it." feature of all
the leading libraries. In personal ap
pearance Father Ryan was a most
striking msn, compactly built, a high
forehead, dark brown long hair, and a
facial expression rather meditative
and showing a tinge of sadness. His
manner was quiet and graceful, and
he looked every inch the man a read
er of his writings would likely picture
in his mind's eye.
His universal benevolence, as well aa
friend of everybody, as it was only to
know him to love him. Among his
most intimate friends were clergymen
of other denominations, and it is
said that one of his closest friend
ships was a learned Jewish rab
bi of New Orleans. Such a man
and such a Ufa is extremely rare in
this world. They are like thosa celes
tial visitors to our solar system,
which, at long intervals of time, sud
denly arise above the horizon, clothed
in white and beauty, and then dart off
in eccentric circles through boundless
space. It was our happv privilege to
have known and loved Father Ryan,
and we speak from the heart when we
say that not only our dear friend, but
a friend to all humanity, now lies in
that embrace of death. We lay this
tribute with tears upon his grave, and
cin only trust that our own life may
ehaie tbe crowning influence of the
one that has passed away. In conclu
sion, we are pleased to here reproduce
one of his lnnt poems, entitled tbe
'Song of the Mystic: "
'I walk down the valley of ailanca
Down tha dim noiaalaa rails alone !
And I hear not tho aound ot a footstep
Around ine, jit God'a and my own ;
Ana tbo hujh of my heart ia aa holy
As hovara wbere angola hare flown."
"Lnnt fro waa I weary of yoieea,
Whoao muaic ay heart oould not win;
Jjoot aco waa 1 weary ol noisea,
1 hat irottad my aoul with their din ;
Lonz ago waa I weary of plaeca
Wbera I found but the human and ain."
"I walked in the world with tho worldly,
I craved what the world never lave.
And I said: 'In tha world each ideal.
That ahinei like a ataron liie's wave.
Is wrecked on the shores of the real.
And sleei'H like dream in a crave.
"And still did I pine for the perfect,
And still found the false with the troe;
I sought 'mid tbe homan tor heaven,
But oauch' a mere alimppe of its blue.
And I wept when the clouds of the mortal
Veiled even that glimpse from my view."
"And I toiled on, heart tired of the homan,
And I moaned 'mid the mates of men,
'Till I knelt long ago at an altar
And I haard a voice eall me; since then
I walk down the valley of silence
That liea far beyond mortal ken.
"Pn yoa aak what I found in the valley?
'Ti my trysiing place wilh the divine.
And I trll at the feet of the holy.
And ahove me a voice said, 'Be mine 1'
And there rose from the depths of my spirit
An echo: 'My heart shall be thine. "
"Io yon ask me tha place of tha valley,
V. V . . 1 . k.naa.J --
It liet.lt alar between mountains,
aou vuu ana nia anrrcs are huein,
And one is the dark mount of sorrow.
ABU oui me brigav nuuuin ui prayer.
ToVftiT iw f,na frivitn mo lu.Hjir oat-
isfaction in the treatment of neuralgic
art'ections than anything else I have
C. B. Sill MWAY. M.D.. Monroeville. O.
8 nb scribe for the4App?al.T,
BnTKKAT aw B.IB0TXXT,)
af his Large, Fresh aai
sal Finest Textfires la
an application te those
Henapfcls, Uranewlek aaet Atlaatle.
The Memphis, Brunswick and At
lantic railroad is being rapidly con
structed and will soon ba graded to
Tupelo, in Lse county, Miss., where it
crosses the Mobile and Ohio railroad.
Every mile of it is now nnder contract,
and hands are at work and pushing it
forward. The eleven miles next to
Tapelo (west) will be completed and
ready for the iron by the 1st of June.
The iron for tbe road from Holly
Springs to Tuptlo has been purchased
and trick-laying at Tupelo will begin
early in June.
"Bagdad." writing to the ArriAL
from Tupelo, says; "This will be an
important croesicg, as it will be in a
few hours run on the west cf Mem
phis, and thu Kansas City road brings
us in irampd:ate connection with tbo
gramricsof the Northwest. Birming
ham, on the east, is the Pittsburg of
the South, bfing in the richest coal
and iion region in tbe United States.
Tapelo, the crossing, is a thriving
town, the county site of Lee county,
on the Mobiie and ( bio railroad. It
boa about 12C0 inhabitants, is a good
business point, ships about 000 to
10,000 bales cf cct on annually, and
with a enmpreca would control 15,000
to 20.0C0 bales. There ia an abund
ance of fine timber near the town suit
able for making wagon, buckets, etc.
Its water facilities are unsurpassed.
There are some eight or ten aitssian
wells, which can be had everywhere
at a nominal cost. The town is being
laid off into convenient lots snd prop
erty ia cheap. We know cf no place
that has a betUr prospect.
We need a compress, a wooden fac
tory, a foundry, tan yard, oil-mill, and
ia fact any manufacturing enterprise
would do well. The town is surround
ed by a good farming country, pro
ducing thirty to ftfey bushels of corn
to the acre. It is a good cotton coun
try. A fine herd of Jersey cattle is
kept at Tupelo, and it is a floe country
for slock of all kinds. As to health it
will compare favorably with a ay town
in North Mississippi.
All the religious denominations are
represented, with good churches, a
male and female school, a ad, in fact,
society is well organized.
Any one de.-irous of lookicg at Tu-
Eelo with a view to investment will be
eartily welcomed. We are going to
have a torn, and that soon.
Mr. Ilanlluetou'a A'ew Farchaao.
The New York rimes of April 22d
says: C. P. HuLtington surpnsod the
most knowing ones down in Wall
street yesterday by suddenly announc
ing that he had bought control of the
Cincinnati, i Hamilton and Dayton
Railroad Company. It was recognized
as an important move. Tbe mad is
354 miles long, and reaches Cincin
nati, Toledo, Indianapolis and other
important points. It has about $4,
000,000 stock outstanding, and is
bonded for about $4,000,000. This
brings Mr. Huntington within 1815
miles of Chicago. Connection with
the Chesapeake and Ohio system via
tbe Kentucky Cantral will bs made by
building a bridge across the Ohio
river at Cincinnati. Tbe Erie bad a
traffic) agreement with the Cincinnati,
Hamilton and Dayton, bnt as Mr.
Jewett controls the latter it made aa
agreement last year with the Cleve
land, Columbus, Cincinnati and In
dianapolis. A suit bai been brought
to annnl the voting power held by Mr.
Mr. Huntington now has a line from
the Atlantic to the Pacific, and con
trols line which practically covera
the country from Indianapolis and
Chicago to Toledo and Cincinnati. To
get a New York outlet now and an en
trance to Chicago is comparatively
easy. Albert Natter of Cincinnati
bought most of the stock for Mr.
Hnntington, some as high as 125.
Telegrams from Chicago state that
Mr. Huntington's purchase of tho
Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dayton is
likely to be followed by an arrange
ment with tbe Louisville, New Al
bany and Chicago road.
The . Chesapeake and Ohio already
has a working agreement with the.
Louisville, New Albany and Chicago,
north from Louisville, and the New
Albany line furnishes a direct road
from Indianapolis, the western
terminus of the Cincinnati, Hamilton
and Dayton, to Chicago.
Tbe Georgia ComnaJaaUa.
The Railway Commission of Geor
gia have decided, after hearing tbe
case for three days, to ovei rule the de
murrer of the railroad attorneys, who
objected to its taking action on the
pool question, claiming non-jurisdiction
of the merchants of Atlanta,
through their attorneys, claiming that
the pool discrimination of the rail
roads against Atlanta was injurious to
the business of the city, and begged
that the commission hear the case on
its merits. To this tbe railroads de
murred. The commission announced
that it will hear tbe case May 25th.
GRAIN IN SIUHT.
Weekly Ntateaaeat of the C Bleat
Board of Trade.
Cbicaoo, III., A iil 26. The num
ber of bushels of grain in store in tbe
United States and Canada, and
the increase or decrease as com
pared with the previous week, will be
posted on 'Change to-morrow aa fol
lows: Wheat, 44,554,892, decreaje,
1,264,232; corn, 13 588,142, decrease,
1,646,284; ea's. 1,050,132, decrease,
141,306; rye, 394.523, decrease. 35,91-i;
barley, 675,190, decrease, 128,502. The
amount in Chicago elevators was;
Wheat, 11,700,692; corn, 3,832,621;
oats, 441,715; rye, 145,480; barley,
The Ptetloa Ataat Akraa), Ala , Be.
tariciAL to in arria.L.1
Chattanooga, Tkun., April 26.
News reached the city to-night that
a destructive cvclon occurred at Ak
ron, Ala , to-day. Only meager de
tails can be learued, as the wires are
down, but it is known that many
houses were overturned, trees were
uprooted and the entire section waa
devastated. No lives were lost so far
OT is learned.