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THE
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ESTABLISHED IS 10.
MEMPHIS, TEXN., FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 1SSG.
VOL. XL VI NO. 102.
PHIS
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APPEALo
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m
I.
Thb fence law of Mississippi is a
'good law and ongbt to be enforced.
If it is sma.l farmers will learn to take
personal care of their stock, to value
it more highly than they do, and to
take especial pains with milch cows
and sheep. Stockmen are all in favor
of the fence law. They have nothing
to fear from it, bnt all to gain.
Tut Department of Agriculture, in
its Forestry Division, has prepared a
schedule for observations of tree-life ;
and, accompanying it, of weather con
ditions, for the jmrpoee cf aiding an
interest ia. forestry work, and to ar
rive at certain resntts explained on
the schedule. ' It is desirable that
these observations should be noted by
4 very larga number of persons, and
everybody interested will be welcome
to apply for the blanks, to the depart
ment Asthe season is rather ad
vanced, not all the po'nts required
may be taken this year, but even a
partial report will be acceptable
Jar OociiD and Chauncey M.Dcpcw
are both in fuvor of the arbitration
bill now before Confess, which origi
nated with Mr. O'Neill of Missouri.
Mr Gould soys he "thinks well of the
dan for the appointment of oiinmis
ioners to arbitrate upon the differ
ences between employer and employe,"
and Mr. Depew says "the employer
and employe should meet. Ac
quaintance tends to dispel preju
dice, and tbo result of such meetings
cannot fail fioin being beneficent.
Xine cases oo of ten the troubles
ften imaginary, will be pleasantly re
adjusted." The adoption by Congress
of this or some equally commendable
system cannot fail to vastly beneiitth a
whole countrv."
Tub sales at Belle Meade, the beau
tiful estate of Gen. Harding, are
among the most interesting yearly
events in Middle Tennessee. To at of
this year was no exception to the rule.
From the report published in Wednes
day's Appeal, it is plain that it was
better than the rule, it was an ex
ceptional success. Tho averag j prices
wcr higher than during any year but
1881 , and that, tho Nashville Union tells
us, was caused by the fabulous priees
paid for two extra colU. The venera
ble proprietor of Belle Meade is much
to be congratulated on continaed suc
cess in a field he was tho first to culti
vate and which he has brought to
such astonishing perfection. His ex
ample is one to be followed, and that
is being followed, especially in the
region of country contributory to
Memphis. Here farmers are yearly
increasing their herds of blooded stock
and horses, and are paying closer at
tention to breeding. Common sheen,
horses, cown and hogs have had their
day. Blood will tell in the animal
kingdom especially, and tho Legisla
tures of all onr States should do what
ever in them lies by fence and other
laws to encourage the care of stock
and its protection against reckless and
lazy owners, who prefer the ruin of a
range to a tome paddock and good
housing.
The silly attempt yesterday of a few
Republican officials of the State of
New York to protest against the pro
ceedingB had in Montgomery, Ala.,
on Wednesday, was a complete failure,
as it deserved to be. There was noth
ing said or done by tho people of Ala-
bama to call out protest even from
so-called loyal men, nothing to re
arouse sectionalism, nor to start'e
as with fear the boml
proof warriors who are still
marching on in song. The occasion
was one in the natural order of
events, rrepared to erect a suitable,
monument ti the memory of their
heroic dead who fell during the war
between the Stales, tho people of
Alabama assembled at Montgomery
to laytlie foundation of it with becom
ing ceremouies. That city the first cap
tal of tho Confederacy, what more
natural than that they should in
vi'e ex-rresideut Davis to be
present and say something
appropriate to the occasion, an i when
he ar.ivod there what more natural
than that ho sliotr'd be received with
such manifestations of respect and
, veneration a.s we know all classes of
the peopla of tho South entertain for
him. The center of tho ride and cir
cumstance of the day, what else could
bo expected of Mr. Davis but that he
. would f online himself in the ro-
marks he made to the subject
of the hear, the civil war,
- the men who fought in tbe Con
federate araucs, and the women who
sustained those armies in the field.
He could not say less than he did and
say anything. A (lectin t sense of self
respect forbids, that any explanation
should be offered for ft duty well per
formed, but we cannot permit the
silly and s lipid attempt of these offi
cial Albanians to pass without rebue.
No man or body of men at the
Jth can teach or ... tell the
jople of the South anything -about
the Union. Kvery foot of the soil of
Alabama U consecrated by the blood
of the soldiers who fought to
win it for the Union under Jack
son, the man who, above all others of
his time, emphasised by lu's words
and deeds his love and faith in the
Union. Just such a love is treasured
for it to-day Tery where in the South,
in the confident belief that it is a
beacon to a darkened world, and
the best government ever devised
by man. Bo believing, we can
stdl turn to the graves of our dead
and honor them with monuments for
thtir devotion to a principle older
than the Declaration of Independ
encethe very kernel and heart
of Anglo-Saxon liberty and freedom.
T he time will never come when
Southerner will be ashamed of the
soldiers of Lee and Johnston, or fail
to honor the statesman whose only
sin is that he was their chosen chief
and prove 1 his titleto their confidence
by eag3r and most patriotic devotion
to his duties. ,
THE CORSER-STOIE
OF
THE COX FEDERATE MOXTJ.
EXT AT MOXiUOMEBT
Laid With Iaspresslvs Ceremonies
la tbe Presence f Tncntj
. Thoasan4 People.
SFKKCII BY THE IION. JEFFiE
SO DATIS.
Close of lk Two rajs' Orntio to
. Ihe Honored Ex President of"
tie CoaMeracy.
lirlCUL TO TBI APPKAL.l
Mostoomiry, Ala., April 21. The
last day of the exercises attending the
reception of Mr. Davis proved to be a
perfect one. It was made ft fitting
close commemorative of the love and
esteem our people bear for him. The
laying of the corner-stone of the Con
federate monument at Capitol Hill
occurred amid unusually impressive
Masonic ceremonies, and the huszas
of thousands of people. The same
order of line of march was observed
as yesterday, Mr. Davis being escorted
by Mayor Iteese, chairman of the
Monuin.nt Committee.
MR. DAVIS
spoke in clear and resonant tones for
over half an hour. Notwithstanding
the continued ovations and receptions
tendered him during the past forty-
cight hours he looked remarkably
well. After his speech and the c re
monies incident to the' corner-stone
laying by the Masons, ho ' reverently
bowed his head over the spot, the
immense crowd remaining in like
attitude. After the ceremonies had
concluded, a reception of veterans
followed in the Governor's office,
many old soldiers crowding in ti
Bhake the hauls of Messrs Davis and
Gordon. This afternoon the Ladies'
Memorial Association
DRTORATBD Till SOLDIERS GRAVft.
Mr. Davis and Gen. Gordon were
honored guests. During tho whole of
the two days' ovation to tho honored
ex-President and the distinguished
General, nothing has happened to mar
the pleasant features. Every one
seemed to think it his duty to assist
in the noble undertaking of erecting
a marble shaft as an attestation of tho
valorous deeds of the South's fallen
sons. Mr. Davis leaves to-morrow on
a special decorated train for Atlanta,
escorted by a committic from the lat
ter place, where he goes to attend the
unveiling of tho Hill monument.
From there he expects to go to Savan
nah. The Busch Zouaves of St. Louis
arrived here to night. They give an
exhibition drill heTe to-morrow.
THE HOSTUOXEKY CELEBKA1 105
fall Details of tha Coraer-Staae
Lay Ids; -Mr. Davis' Speech.
Montgomery, Ala., A pril S9. The
Capitol grounds at 11 o'clock to-day
preeetited an animated teens. The
whole hili-top and premises were cov
ered with people gathered t witness
tbe laying of ths corner stons of the
Confedarate monument, or, ai some
eiprepsoi it, "ths oifisial burial of tbe
Confederacy." Tbe skies above were
oloudless, aod pleasant breezes wafted
the breath of flowers trcm tbe city,
Tbe foundation of the monument only
was ready, presenting a surface of
thirty five feet square. Near at hand
stood the corner-stone, on which in
raised let'ers was the inscription,
"Corner-Stone Laid by ex-PreM-dnnt
Jefferson Day's, April 29,
lssb." Opposite this was a
Urge platform for tbe speakers. The
procession formed in front of tbe Ex
change Hotel. Mr. Davis, his daugh
ter, Ex Gov. Watts and the Hon. H.
C Tompkins, chairman cf the Com
mittee cf Arrangements, were in a
c-trriagn drawn by four whits horsec,
each led by a negro in livery. The
next carriHge contained Gen. and
Mr j. Gordon, bis daughter, and Mis.
Clement C. Clay, and wai surrounded
by survivors of the Sixth Alabama
and other Confederate veterans.
THE PnoCIS lON
was preceJtsd by a cava'ry aid artil
lery escort, and was further made up
of other local military, the Uaifo-med
Rank of Knights of Pythiac, Grind
Cjmmandery of Knights Templar and
Masonic bo lies from different parts of
the State. Tbe demonstrations along
tbe route were ai enthusias'ia as they
were yesterday The ex-Presidtnt
was, a) ia usual whenever ths paople
catch sight of him, cheered enthusi
astically. He toak his feat with the
commit.ee ot the Memorial Astocia
tian, behind him Mis. Gordon, the
Mioses Davis and Gordon on his left
and Gen. Gordon ' on his right.
Ex-Gov. Wat's, the officers of
tbe Sixth Alabama and others
were on the platform. The
S.xth Regiment was present also,
as were the trustees of tbe Soldiers'
Monument Associat'on, Col. W. L.
Bragg, Mayor Reese Gen W W. Allen,
CjI. Wm. R.Jones, Ool. W. W. Screws
and Gov. O'Nta'. Befora the services
began Col. Bragg presented Mr. Davis '
witi an elegant basket of thweii from
Mj. Billing Hall, who Uvea Bear this
city. Mej. Hall is a descendant of
George Lyman Hall. He was a noted
opponent to secession, but had eight
sons in the war, f even of whom gave
their l.vea to the dnfaderacy and the
eighth carries lead ia him as evidence
of hi 1 devotion. A pretty picture was
witnessed when some old soldier
brought forward the muster-roll of the
Sixth Alabama and the two la
diesMisses Gordon and Davis
and Mr. Davis examined it
The old veterans standing near
swelled with erratifica'nn, and
pardonable pride. Ex Gov. Watts, pre
siding officer of the occaiioa, opened
tne exercises witn reference to the
imporUncs of calling down tbe bene
diction of heaven upon ths occasion,
and requested tbe Rv. Mr. Andrews,
p-.sor of tbe Methodist Episcopal
Church, to pray. Tne prayer was
earnest snd simp'e. Ex-Gov. Watts
tien presented Mr. Davis in a brief
speech. The scene a) Mr. Davis arote
and grwped the hindcf bis o'd At
torney Gas era!, was very affactirg
It was some moments before h could
proceed, aa the cheers were again and
gain rep ate 1. Whn there was suf
ficient quiet, Mr. Davis said :
MR. DlVIVa SPEECH.
It is deeply gratifying to me to b
presented ti von by one on whom I
leaned ior auvice wnen advice wai
wanted, whow stern qnaUties mid
me sure that the judgment be wai
drawing wah from me bottom of his
heart. Wtien yoa called him away
tbe place was missing which hs once
filled, and I have always desired to
lay mv head upon him again (doing
eo). apvlatiFe. Thus it was when
we met the other ri.ht a(tr yeais of
s-'pa-a'ion. Sjme people in the
room gave sirdonic smile
to ses two old weatber-bea'en men
embrace, bnt our hearts wtra young
though our brads weraold. Associa
ted bar with so many memories,
thrilling aod tender, I bave felt that
it were dangerous fjr me to attempt
to speak to yon, as my heart would
prompt ms not that I am always trt at
tiring np bkWnees against any one,
but I am ovei flowing w.th loveand ad
miration for our beloved reiple.
Loud applause. T avoid, the ra'ore,
anything which might be piompted
by tbe fullness of my heart, for I b
lieve that I am caie-bardened in the
condition of non-citiunehip which
leaves me
VIBV L1TTLK TO MAR.
Atppl tuse. For the purpose ef guard
ing other raher than myself, I have
pr pired some notes that I might tea i
wh'ch would not contain anything
which woull b constructive or hurt
ful. .Vo'ce: "(io on and say wl at
you please; y in ate in the bouse of
your friends"." My friends, partners
in joy and in torto-, in trials and suf
fering, I have ")me tr join you in tbo
performance if a sursd tadt ti-d.iv,
tbe foundation of a monument at the
cradle of the Confederate Govern
ment, which shall commemorate the
gullaat sous cf Ahbama who died for
tbeir conn' ry, who gave their lives a
free-will offering in dtfense cf the
lights of tbeir sires, won in the war of
tbe Revolution, and the Stats sove
reignty, a freedom and independence
which was left ns an inheritance '.0
t ieir posterity forever. These rigi's
the compact of nnioa was formad. not
ti destroy, bnt the better to presen e
.. .1 . - itr 1 . t . 1
cannot bave attentively read the arti
clea of confederation or the ronstitn
tion of tbe United States. The latter
was formed and designed tbe btt'er
to effsct the purpose of the first. It is
not my purpose ti dwell npon tbo
even s of the war. They were laid
before yon yesterday by the great sol
dhr in so able a manner as to require
co supplement from me. They were
Ift'd btfire you by one who, like
.Knus "oorreta qiornn vidi et magi a
Pa il fui." Gn. John B. Gordon was
the soldier who, when our times
ssemod darkest at Petersburg was se
lected by his rhieftain, Lee, at tbe
best nun ti had the charge, to repel
the besieging army, to make a some,
and attack in nans, ana reverse,
TO DOUBLE VP GRANT'S ARMY,
end if I miy lay eo in his presence
here, hi failed, but his failure was due
to tne failure of his (uides to carry
him where he proposed to go. Again,
that man and gillant soldier was the
one person whom Lea called at Apao
mattnx wnen ne wanted to know
whether it were possible to break the
Irce that obstructed his retteat toward
the mountains of Virginia. He an
swered that it was impossible; tba
after four years, of bard fighting, his
division was worn down toafiag'
ment. It being then impossible to
break tbe line that obstructed bis
march to the mountains, Lee, like
nauiingtop, witnout knowing, per
hape, tbat Washinttin ever nted
the expression, said if he
ciuld reach tbe mountains of
Virginia be oull continue the
war for twenty year?. But wheu
be found the line which ots racted
his retreat could not be broken be
eaid there was nothing ti do but su
render. Be it remembered, hiwevtr,
that Lee was sot tbe man who con
temphtfd the surrender of his prin
ciples, the power to fight or retreat,
and when he came to the latt mo
ment of surrender be said to Gen.
Grant: "I have come to treat with
yon for tbe pnrpoie of surrender,
but, Gen. Giant, understand, I will
surrendar nothing that r fleets npon
the honor of my army." Grant, like a
mar, said be wantei nothing that
would have tbat e fleet and tbat L
might draw up the papers himself. It
is not my purpose either to diecu's
politicg qu s ionj on which my views
have elsewhere and in oth-tr timts
bean freely expressed, or to review the
p.vrt, except in vindication cf tha char
aitur aud conduct of tho3e to whom
it is prepo?ed to do honor on this oc
casion. That we may not be misun
derstood by Rtich as Bre not wilfully
blind, it may be proper to s'ate in tbe
f jregrouud that we have no desire to
FEED THE FIRES OF 8KCTI KAL BATE,
while we do not seek to avoid what
ever responsibility attaches to the be-
nel in toe righteousness ol oar cans
and the v rtue of those who risked
their live 1 to dtifand it, Loud ap
plause and chera. Revenge is not
tbe enniment of a Christian peoplo,
and the apothegm that forgiveness is
more easy to tbe Injured than to those
who indicts an injury taj never hat a
mote poweiful illustration than io tbe
present cttitude of the two sectiocs
tiwsrdsone another. Polity in the
absence of magntmity would have
indicated that in a restored union of
the States there should have been a
fall restoration cf the equality
privileges and benefits as they had
p:e existed. Though this has cot
been the law, yet you have faithfully
kept your assumed obligations as citi-
aens, and in your impoverishment
have borne eqnal burden! without
equal benefit!. I am proud of yon,
my countrymen, for tbe additional
proof of your fidelity, and pray God
to give yon grace to suffer and
be strong when your children's
children shall aak what means this
monument will be the enduring an
swer, "It commemorates the deeds of
Alabama's sons, who died that von
and yonr descendants should be what
your lamer in tbe war of independ
ence lelt yo. Alabama asserted the
right proclaimed in the declaration of
independence as belmging to every
people She found that tne cemnaot
of the Union bad been broken on one
side and wai therefore annulled; tbat
the Uovernment of the United States
did not answer tne end fcr which it
was instituted, and, with others of like
mind, proceeded ti form a new con
federation, organising its rowers ia
twe 1 nqujge of the Declara bn of In
tteoetddnce in such form ai seeme
to be mos". likely to elTdct tbeir safety
ana nappioess.
THIS WAS NOT
REVOLUTION,
because tbe State Government, havirir
charge ot all djmesiic affairs, bo h of
perton and of piopeitr. remained nn-
chanjed. To call it revolution is a
gross lo'.fciem. I Applause. As sov
ereigns never reoel, k id as only iov-
ereigne caa term a na ioual league, if
the Sta'es had not been sovereigns
there ciuld cot bave been compact
of union. Applauce. That Ihe Niuth
did not anticipate, much lesj desire
war, is ehown by the absence of prep
arations for it, as well m by ths flnr's
mads ti secure peaceful separation.
The snccentfu party always bolus the
defeated responsible for ihe war. but
when paesion shall I have lubaid d
and reason shall hava renumed fcer do
minion it muet be detiJed that the
General Government iia 1 no conttito.-.
tional power to coetcaa Sttte, and that'
a state d'1 toe igbt to repel
invMinn. It was ft nat onal end con
stitutional right. Applause. From
tieeaily iwit of tbeueuury ineiebad
been prophecies and threats of ft disso
lution of the Union. These began at
tbe North on the question of preserv
ing of Ihe balance of power, and cul
minated during the war of 1812 in the
I'ecline of their trade, though the war
was waged fcrtheprotertiLnof tailora'
rights. In tbe course of years tha bal
ance of power passed to the Noith,
and that power was si need tbat the
South, despairing of the peaceful en
joyment of tbeir constitution.! rights
in tbe Unicn, decided to withdraw
from it this without injury to the r
late associates. Tbe right to withdraw
was denied, and the North made
beady roi WAS.
The dittint mut:eiincs of the s'o-m
were rta lily understood by the people
of A'aVara. Urey-fcaired sites end
beardless boys, ail unprepared as they
wete, wtni lo:tn ti meet the storm
ere it burst npon their homes and
their al'ars. It required no Demos
thenes to 8I0SR9 them to thtir duty f
re listing the invr lnrs. No Patrick
llrniy in prepare tiein for the rrer
na ive of lihrrty or d ath. Itwesthn
peop'e, net leaders, viba .mmjIvb.I ami
a:ted. One seoiirient inipired all
claeses. Ytt I believe ihr wore
veiy few who d.d not rrgrt the ne
cessity which lelt them 10 alternative
between fighting for tleir Slats or
agaimt it Motrers. witej atd dugh-
itrj, choking bark i heir sobe, cLosred
them on the path of honor and
duty. With fearless tread these
patriots, untrained tj war, advanced
on many but le fields to lcok death in
the face. Though Alabama, like
Niobe, must mourn her children in
death, yet is her woe tempered by the
glo.hu balo which surround their
memory. For more than a century
affr his dta'h it is Said that Philip
DeValcque's name was boms on the
roll of toe grenadiers to whom he be
longed, and when his name was called
it answered from the ranks, "Moit tur
le cLamo d' honuenr." Long, very
lorg, would be tbe litt which would
coLUin the names of Alabama's sons
whose valor and fidelity would justify
the Fame respocss. To name a few
would be unj net to the many. Tbev
are therefore left where they securtly
repose in tbe
HEARTS OP A GRACEFUL I'E PLB.
7 h i monument will rest upon the
laid fjr wbicb they died, aad point
upward to the Father who knows the
motives as well as the deeds of his
children, and at last resting in tbe
land where justice may be rendered
which may have been denied them
here. In conclusion, pnrmit me to
ray thou ih the mem cry of our gloriou s
past mutt ever be dear to us, duty
points to i e pre?eL,and tbe luture.
Alabama having rrsamed her place in
the Union, be it yours to fulfill all the
obligations devolving upon all good
citizens seeking to lestore the
geneial government fo its pris
tine purity and as nest you may
to piomote the welfare and hap
piness of your common countrv.
Long applause. Citizens rf Alabama
and ladies (filing tne ladies on the
stand), for, to whatever eide you may
belong, it is yonr sex tbat has been
true always in war and derolation, we
bear of tbe va'orand virtues and en
during names o' tbe Spartan mothers,
but tell me where in all the history of
nations was ever such a spectacle
seen as was witnessed in the valley if
bnenandcanr iiow tne tides ol war
ebbed, and showed sometimes tbe
Confederates retreated and sometimes
they pursued. Thoee people who
claimed to be onr brethren and who
burned evety thing except tbe fences
Ex Gov. Watt3 (interrupting) Anil
tbey would bave burned them had
tbev not been stone.
Mr. D.wis turned, and smilingly con
tinued : "And why do yon euppote
they did not burn the fences? Because
they were all stono. Loud applauie
And yet there never was ft tune when
a Confederate body of trcojrs nittr.: ed
down that valley tint the ladies did
not nnrg out lit'.ie Uiinrnlera'e Bitts
fio'.p tbeir wind ws end o've brend to
trio hanifry eoldieis Tremomloui
arpUuee. I bave promise I that I
would net soe.tic 1 xtemporaneously,
and I will 10'doit. God bless vo'u.
one a-jd nil. I love you all (torn the
bottom of my heart, and give vou
tLanks now f jr yoor kiudneis. Tre
meuiio is losg to itiaued si nlauia and
cheeis
ooy. watth
then turned over the rest of the tro-
cecdings to two Grand Lodge of Ma
sons,' who laid the corner-stone ac
cording to Masonic rites. Tho first
article deposited in the stone was a
Confederate baitle-Un by Miss Davis.
NASUYILLE, TEN.V.
Wardta Harris's Sartwwsr-Tramp
Klllea la Ballrwaa Accident.
fgrlCIAL TO TBS AFFIAL.t
Nashvilie, Tesh., April 29. Gov.
Bate has appointed J. Green Sawvers
of this citv to succeed Warden Harris,
whose resignation takes effect May 1st.
The Governor had offered the place
to the Hon. W. J. Hale, member of
the present Senate, but on investiga
tion found a constitutional provision
which prohibits a member of the Lcg
isla ure from occupying such a posi
tion. The Governor has appointed
Sawyers, but has not made his latest
decision public. Sawyers was until
recently master mechanic in the Chat
tanooga railroad shops here, but is
now a farmer.
Two tramps, Henry Buchanan and
George Young, were stealing a ride
in a freight car when it wag telescoped
by a construction train about two
miles from Nashville this afternoon.
The p'esence of the men was only dis
covered by their cries. Buchanan's
head was fearfully crushed and ho
died in a few ninutes. Young's in
juries are very severe. He is linger
ing in tbe Eve Infirmary of this place.
When headache joins neuralgia
then cornea "the tug of war." A wise
general knows very well how to inur
ehal his forces. His first, last and
best charge is ma le with a bottlo of
Salvation Oil, and the doughty foe
lies cringing iu the (lust,
THE FESTIVE GI1EE.
THE COXSCL EER.IL TO JAPAN
IN HOT WATt R.
Senator rinmb's Appeal to Ihe Ex-
Confederate !ootbern Postal
Orders Discreet DanleL
IsrtciAi m tbs ArrtiL.I
Wasbinoton, April 29. In the
course of the debate ia the Senate yea
terday afternoon uroa ihe provision
in the postc Ait appropriation bill ap
propriating Jtsio.too t pay American
earners at ths rata of $1 per
nantlcal mile for carrying the
United States malls, Senab I
Plumb appealed to ex-Cot federates
to support the amendment.
He could not see why ex-Confederates
should want to vote money to
bny British ships. If he had read the
history cf the Confederacy aright, be
said the men who fought for it ba 1
occasion to despite, loathe and hate
Great Britain, becaus, after making
great promises to tbe Confederacy she
absolutely deeerfed tbat cause just
when help was most needed.
mb. nmnoND,
who repreeents Atlanta in the House,
is probably the only member cf Con
grtts who will attend fie unveiling cf
the eta'ue to the late Ht intor Hill in
Uatcby on May lut, notwithstanding
that ex President Davis is ti deliver
an a id. ess on tbe occasion.
' mat'ttEsr daniil.
When Private St'cte ary Lamont is
BHkfd whether it is true ttiat the l'res
dent is to be mariied, he looks gravely
up at t ie sky and ak the queetioner
if it is going to rain I
a "tough" coniiiu
The Senate Commerce Committee
will mate an adveise report on tbe
nomination of Mr. Wharton Green,
Consul Geneia1 at Kanrgiwhe, Japan.
He is tha son of N irVin Green, presi
dent cf tho Western Unioa Telegraph
Compary, and the reasons given for
his rtj'jttion are Lis confirmed
bad banits and immoral conduct,
which to ally disqualify him for
tte duties and responsibilities of so
importat t an office. It is sa d be has
ompletely wretked the life of his
young and beautiful wife, who belong!
ti one of the blue-blcoi families of
Kentucky. Tbe festive Green has
been playing f 'St and loose with his
poeition, and those in a position ti
know state that bis official career is
now to bs cut short, and he w ill be
recul'el In disgrace.
MR. H. A. TURNER
of Tennessee has leslgnrd Jl-t(K) po
sition in tbe l'oitotlku Drpsitmctit.
OUTHER1 postal orders.
New postmaateraandoflicts: Alonr.o
B.'Carripgnr, Limettooe county, Ala
bama; Kiward Smith, Kslaville,
Limestone county, Ala.; Lmdy J.
Walker, Kinsom, Polk county, Ark.;
Alson J. Sherwco I, Helm, Washing
ton county, Mits. ; Lise C Shrapxbire,
Waveland, Hacccck roanty, Miss.;
James M. Cate, Crab Oichard, Cum
beiland county, Tonn : Harvey Hit
cliff, Itawamba county, liis.
S'ftr eeivire changtsa: Helena Woid
to Parch Corn, from April 21b, for
change of siti of Parch Corn, lncree.se
of die aoee, tvo and one-halt miles;
special st r vice discontinued to Aegal-
ton, Wretiington county, Teon., alter 1
April .IJth; AtissiBSipiu Kenagn,
Choctaw county, from Chesttr, A pi it
30tb.
THE 10WA DRILL WEIX CANES.
Col. Henderson of Iowa for the
farmer!, and St na'or Edmunds for the
patent owners, aruued motion in the
S'ipreme Court to-day for the consid
eration of what are known1, the
lowa drill wen coses, mere are
three suits before tha couit, wbiih
tbe farmers want consolidated. 1 he
owners of lbs patent ttke ccn'rary
position, and will tight tbe couholida
tion. On the outcome of these suits
hinge others of tbe same ta'urein
nearly every State in the Union, and
tbe derision in one of them will finally
rettle the oueetirn as to ihe validity
of this patent, wbich has caused so
much an-oyauce to the agricnltuial
pip'ilttinn.
1IK1.
' RISTOKANI At fttTltv rmlilenr.. No.
40 Main trmt.TbDr'diiy mormnit, April ,
Wi, k' 9:40 o clock, in tbe liitr-iixth
yonr of he-n. Tiikkra ruiwrnrANi. relict
ol bilvi t'rihtorjni nnd duiiKhter of Ciiro-
una nu una Joan aistin.
Funeral will take plane from ber Inle re I-
dtnee thin (FRIDAY) afternoon t3 o'o tick
Hervict at St. Patrlek'a Church at :i:.'0
o'clock. Frlendi of the family are invited
KTMIinOl'fJFI-ThurnIiiy. pril 20, IS'.,
ntl2o'cluck in , at ro'idQiica nl ll. J- Kim-
hrouuli. No. IMI Ad tiim ttreut. in tho thirty
lifly rear of her aitd, " Fauaaaci," wilo of
n. . hiuiuruugn.
Romaina will ba t ikon tn Madon, Tenn
thj (FRIDAY) morning for interment.
M0SI1Y At her renldenoe, aeir Sonier-
Title, Tenn., April IMH, at 3.m, Mr.
C I.. Moxnv. relict of Ihnlnto Jot R. M"br.
tClarkiville and Columbia paira copy.
Fnnrnl PntitrdnT morninr at 9 o, clock
B
ANNER LOUUK. I. 0. O.K.
Ihe mmiihcM of ht lodsn.-
w 11 mret tbii (FRIDAY nlirl.t at - v".v a'
So'oiock, for the iiurimte ul re- -.tt-'-"
eeivins the Qraoif Matter, tbe lion. 11. II.
CnaKu, an i for initition. alemlxritof Mioter
t djei and tram ion t brethren are invited.
livorder 1J14N UIMJU AM, M. U.
Job. 11. BmrrrKP, recretary.
Parfnorxhfp DImhoIuIIoii.
Mkhfhm. Anril 28. IRHil.
TUR fo-partnenhip bere'oiora eniatina
under the name of II. Uayl'il A Co. ia
tbia day diaaolved by mutual c inaent.
r. i,. ivri'.
MRU. at. L. BAYLIHH.
B. B. DtiCHKB. H. h. Baruea.
B. BATLISS tfe CO.,
Cotton nuyora,
870 Vrmt Hirrrt, MfmpfcU.
W. H. BATCH,
TMr.
Printers,
Blank Book Manufacturers.
No. 273 Second 8treot,
The Ntonaacfei a) UaMatrt'r.
In the djinp'ie tomch impure aaaet are
generated, alter meala. that diaiend and dia
treea it, aj well aa the bowel.. The beat car
minative for erampa, eolirky paioii and
hearlourn or bil oui eructationi.it lioatet
ter't Stomaoh Bittern. Carbonate ol aoda
and eflerveKeins aperientv are far interior to
it in efficacy, and aa physicians now under
tand, impair tha tone of tbe atomach. Co
pioua libationa of anyiortara iojurioua to
the Mmch, and io diluta ita Juitea ia cer
tainly not Ibt way to incret.e their d ircMne
UMfulneai. A ided by ihe Bitten, the diae
tive orirarja, when epfonb'rd and iiiordercd,
renin tneir lont tone and regularity, not, of
course, immediately, but with a oeirrce of
rapi nty hivhiy in li alive of the eice lence
ol Iherewtdy. It tiaa the further etlect ol
reirulitttnv the bowela and liver, proUetlns
theiy-tcin a.a'nit malaria, ral av.Di rbeu
maliamand neura'fia, and inert eon
nituUoaal riaor.
a), v.
,,T S
? Mempliis JoGkey DM
W-ONK WEEK CUMMKNCINR MONDAY. WAY 3, W-W. 112,000
iu added money. Kive rieos each day, including Steeplcohasus and nurdlee.
Over 300 horses to participate 10 to 20 startorsfin eathjraoe.
llaoes commence each day at 2 o'clock sharp.
HALF RATES on all Railroads. Arrangements on the GruuaJi for
accommodation of 10,000 people,
S. H. Montgomery, See'y. H. A. MONTOOMKRY, Preeident.
Mrai
M
Capital, $200,000. Surplus, $25,000.
I. K. GODWIN, Presl. J. X. UOODIUK, Tlcc-Pres'U C.H. RUSE, CasfclT
Board of
T. B
TfRLICY,
J SI. (1UOUUAR.
M. UAVIN,
W. H.
V. M.
w. ti.
IIHUUIC.
BMirU. CUARLKS ftSBY.
W1I.KKRS0N, R. T. COOI'KR.
ARMIbXKAD, O. D. BRYAN.
JOHN
A
tfotMMillorjr r Ihe) Mlte ol TtBanaiw, Traeaacli Nenml VaklfS!
H.i .mm m.H wlv atsklnl A I t.Hf Ion i 4otlatM.-aal
". . .. . . J
E. SLAGER, : jj TAILOR.
rX BPRIMO AND fid MM UK STOCK It now complete, eontlut
tYX int of the latoNt and ehoioe.t deiani la all the Noreltlei in
troduced tn Ionian market. My telecllona are made, with sreat
careai tonoata and quality, in order to otar to the public the latttl
r,uhAonahla good at roaaonable prices. I wirb tn make ipecial men.
iiou ot myaaiiMitina 1,1 a It era
Utn in 1 HK, which are now ready lor the
ia.ptctloa of my frieodi and tbe public, at my old tUt.il,
Cr. NMXaid ana Jrflfeiraon Mia.
THY TIIE5I ! THY
4L Timt ZAllnnr'a
1
y.KLLNKR'H M ' Nhwiw, In all itylea, are the bait in the tity
ZKLLN EH'8 Nhuna, In all etupat and ttylai, ar tha nob
bie.tand bait tn t tie United 8 tat.
1
IKLLN VK'ti
KKl.LNEH'H
SSKLLNt'H'd
T aTakl 1 .T"N -? 'Tww
COKSKT SHOES For WEAK ANKLES Sole A?;onts
aar ."on'l your urdort or eome and rtum'ne their trand axorftnent of FINS UOOIS,
HUOKS AND t,Ul'l'KRH.-
SBXlXLiXjWaTlTl. i CO
aeriiiti.trntail f;iporunii
WHOLESALE
)ry Goods, motions, Hosiery
GENTLEMEN'S FURNISHING GOODS,
Nos. 328 and 328 Main St., Memphis. Tenn.
WE ARB IN DAILY RKOKITT cj? IHSSlflABLH UrmiHH a MB) St7aKB
I.UittlH, which we oiler to tho Trade apnn the mmt favorable t.rmi. Onr prices
will compare favorably with tboae of any market In the United btatet. We are Areata for
Teanegsce MaunDtctorlns; Co.'s Plaltlx, Drills, Mbnetlng;, Nhlrtlng", Etc
tamMMOiy Ho QAIiH,
O.KtHOUCK & Co.
No. 3S& Main Street, 3f empliiii.
Pianos and Org&ms
AT LOWEST I'KICEN FOIt CASH OK TIME.
Rhoot Mns'fl .tiuI T?nols. Nnw Pianos for Kfint
r mm
And Commission Mercli.mis,
Mm
'--i' ,. ffr a- x - -
' "V'-w- U't 'tit i-'L M,I f tCK-Ws arawerared t ll ordert,
ji ,?-tw"'i r v .N-v n Botloe, for th cele rated rlMrt fitwoia
t2-W Lt '!''" ' Sft3 hi ... f alley. We carry In ttook over
iiaSrJT W'fsLt Two Hundred Aaaortoj a.
..'j'W ?MULiA. aarN.nd fnr O.l.lc.na and Prlca-llnf.
LTO2BBB T AS
inHey Car Worts 3 Mannfact'ttCo
Brlnkloy. Ark Jrlannfartiirers of
YELLOW PINE AND OAK LUMBER,
AID DKaLCBS 19
Door?, Sab, IHliinV, Diraacil Fluorluir, I Villus', Weather-Hoarding
CyprcNM Milnjj't'H, l.atbH, i:tc.
sxrOur faellitlet are nnnrnuxiicd by anyrawmill iu the touth lor 81 int ordert promptly.
Jf loorina, Ueilioi, Mclina, btep Lumber ana
Lumber of all dimenaiont. We make the
tollcited and promptly nueu.
GEO. I3AYMIlL.i:iX. AGEST,
No. 124 Jefferson Street
Dll. K. L. LASKI,
rbjslclao, Snnreoa and AeeuBcber,
RB3IDEMCB AND OFPICB,
313 Blalu street, Wear fnloa.
TelepliOB Ko.88,
if
Qlraotora.
J. R. OODW1N,
J. W. F A 1,1H,
W. P. DUN AVAST,
R. J. ULACK,
U. K. CiiKFlN,
A. W.NKWbUM.
at.ortmentol the mot eieaant do-
TIIEJI! TRY T1IEM!
Fno - llcri Wnllf Ino-f not riAa
Boy a' thai are the beat thai are at ad a.
I hlldrvai'a Mlat will tar yoa aaoney.
UMlirw'NboM tvad Slipper arw the kana-
iphis.
aomeat, ahapelieatand moat atyllkh, and are cheaper than aay
otnera oa equal (raue
ZELLNKR'S i l.mlSra' Ultl Halloa Miaow,
with tilk wortlod button) hoi an, are the create, t bar
uint yun have ever teen.
BOO 3VC A.XIM WTIIB1I3T
Hn. rrca on Aiphcation.-a
3
Chickssav Ironworks
J0H. E. KAXDLK ti CO., l'liOm'S,
88 Second St. Memplda. Tcr.
F&UNDEKS & MACHINISTS,
MANUFACTLil'.KRS AND PEALKltS JJ(
ngliK H. Itollcns wniill!S
Ilradlonl Corn and U lieitt 9X111
Cotton 1'rrMH, Cotton 4Jiu".
ftuafting, JMilley, tM.
9
i v.re omn.ioa a apacaii' ; ano, r r unin
Wh.ilonale l!uina a tpec til feature. Ordert
Merapbis. Tennessee.
PIANOS and ORGANS
Dlrel Iram Vaolory to Furchu.
, tn, aavlu H.1 pet eeut, I Wt He
Xonte Tick ens & Co., Xempliia

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