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OSE SIGHT 0!sLY-sCSiDAY,Maj9.
LAVESE'B ALLIED ATTRACTIONS
Capitals Forrewl' Bnrleaajoa .
Admission and 50 Cents.
II5IE 51UKS3U JI,
321 MAIN SI'KEET.
HrThis popular rlie of amu'crnsnt is
NOW OPEN, urdcr the n:anai.euiei.l of
Prof. C. A. D (NALDsON..
w hew At'raotions and tpecifc.ties w 11 b
rre-entrd each week.
Il-dn i-iturdiy Afternoon ef each wesk,
II A. LF KATES iorSrhoo! Children.
Star We iutmd t.. inake thi place of niause
nent a special attract. on (or Ludies and
tbeir Fsmi'ies. .
FOR SALE OR r.XCHAM.E.
FARVS-Small farms near the city.
yiire nt 3'2 Mndison St.
fiOAArt TO t-iOOfl to loan In ums to
!l)iUUU auit parties having note ell
indorsed, rent notes, chattel mortgages or
or other reli.b.. fa$tf:f$m.
IV TARE Bins face race mare.
A. J. Mosea, si miles antoium
, Stat Tjif e roti iHolmcs pace).
T ADY'S BLliE
VELVKT PURSK In or
about Court Sciua'e. Under of a love.
ty leaving with J. ri. Smith, Planters lus.
Co.. will be rewarded.
PARASOL Either at the races or return
ing home, one alack satin i arasol. Re
turn to17 Lindcrajrct and be rewarded.
PIN A gold bar pin, pointed on the ends.
Fnderwll be rewarded by leaving at
144 Vadison street.
JaCKSON'8 DETECTIVE AaKJ.CY.No.
2C Jefferson atreet. up-staits. All bui
neiia I ertaining to detection transacted witn
rare and P omntnees. and treated strictly
ennud-ntial. Especial attention to collec
tion of debts
CISTERNS Built and repaired and war
ranted. Inventor o' the Sanitary Port
land Cement Pump. Contractor and brick
l"er: TelePhr.?fe8. THUS. CUBBINB.
MB. TREZEVANT, ATTORNEY AT
. LAW, Marine andOommereial Notary
Public, Commissioner of Deeds and 11. n.
Commissioner, at the old office, No. 3 Mndi
sV Mrcet. tiOLLKOTKiKS A SPECIALTY.
COW A 'olid black -eiw with cropped
ears Liberal reward for her return to
86 Mil I berry street.
COW-May 8, 1886, one strawberry red
cow, long tail, wtS lea'her baiter on;
in good order: medium hiaht. Return to
3t0 Madison street and be rewarded.
0. J. McHALE.
COW From dairy on Pigeon Roost road,
near 'Cyc'e Park, one milch cow, me
dium sise, while, with red spot; all over!
crumpled horns. Also, one Jeney fow,
dry s has brasa knob on norn. iiioerai re
ward will be paid. Leave information at
Durant's groe ry store on Pigeon Roost
road, n-ar 'Cycle Park.
2 WHITE COWS On with rope around
head. K reward for thru- return to R.
B. BARTON, near Onrre. Herrando roal.
ROOMS AND BOARD.
OOM8 AND BOARD Desirable rooms
and board at Ti Madison St.
ST. JAMES HODSK Oar. Beeoad and Ad
ams sts. Room and board ft per week.
Pay beard 4 per week .
OOMB AND BO ARD-Newly famished,
at 49 Marketc treat.
ROOM Fnrnlfhed room, frith or without
beard, at 1W Court stret.
5 NICK Rooms, furnished or nn furnished,
with or without board, at 137 Madison at.
TWO large unfurnished rooms, with or
without beard, at 6 Madison street, cor
tier Third. m
EVERYBODY To call and see the i cele
brated Gypsy Clairvoyant, at 177 Third
atreet, near Poplar.
16000, or will
ST situation and interest on investment.
G., Appeal office.
A OENT By a
lane worsted importing
. house, an agent or f oncer for commis-
lien sales. Kelerencea requirea uurs
P. O. B. 122S. New Vcrk.
HAMBERM AID Colored, and man
wash dishes, at Tl Madison St.
ARDENER-At City HospiUl.
T between 9 and 10 o'clcck a m.
A reliable and ixperienced ba
(ires a situation in a country
Xj ker desires
State wages. Address
J. M.N ., 419 Shelby st.
Prompt-paying boarders to
ms at 129
OUSE Five or six rooms, small family,
no ohildien, by June 1st. Address
A., Apreal office
fTTITATTON With soma reliable firm as
O accountant ir traveling salesman for
terri'ory of Arkansas; the latter preferred,
and in grocery line (not liquors): nest ret
atAni.ni) irivcii. For nnrticulars. address
W. L. Dr-LONY. Nashville. Ark.
SELF-OPENING GATE-Everybody to see
the sell-opeuicg gate on the b'uff. Cheap
and reliable. E. Q. KUBINSON,
519 SHELBY ST.
MAN COOK Vu't come well rscom-
mended, nt Raleigh Springs Hotel.
TO RENT House with 8 to 8 rooms, on
street car line, from 15th of June or 1st
of July. Address L. E.. this, office.
I ADY AGENTS For Mrs. Campbell'.
New " Tiller ' a lllter. Bustle, Huop
sjkirt and Underskirt combined. Hoops can
be remo-edand skirt laundried. Adjusta
ble to any site. Ve y fjthionaole, and sells
lor f.! to every well-dressod 1-dy as soon as
shown. Agents double their money. Al o,
a mil line of new furnishing goods forladios
and child-en. Address, with stamp, K. U.
CAMPBELL k CO , No. 44 West Randolph
street. Chicago, 111.
LD GOLD k PILV8R For cash orex-
chsTice. MU Lr"Ki', uewrioT, ma n.
It) II E -T cash prices paid for old and new
FEAT 11 Etta at 44 Alain street.
10 ADVANCE MONEY On household
property without remcval. Addrsve
GOOD PLAIN C00K-lWHlTK)-At 153
Ueorgia streot. Fort Pickering; good
waacs; rsfere-c.s required.
TO BUY One marc mule, medium site;
also, a dn-ror piirol them. Apply to
loom 10, No. 'M Mad son street
EXPEHIENCED AGENTS And corre
spondents for new business.( Positions
permanent. Salary or commission. Write
to-oiy. A ddreBS
NATIONAL ECONOMIST. Chicago, III
LADIES and Gentlemen, In city or coun
try, to tke light work at t'.eir h mes;
II to H a cay easily made; work sent by
mail: no canvassing. We have a good de
mand (or our w rk, and furnish steady m
plovment. Address, ith stamp, CKOWN
M'F'G W.M V ne st , Cincinnati. Ohio.
AGENTS WRh small capital. We have
soeaething new, no risk, large profiu,
IHScial 3-dny ."ffer, write at ot oe. .
EMPIRE CO.. 381 Canal street, N. T.
jT-4 rf( SALARY TO AGEKTS Ad
iSlUUU iness at onoe, DR. SCOTT'S
BLhCTRKJ 40ODS. 842 Broadway, New
(ork. The only gen alne.
AGENTS In every section of the country
fortwo Now Books. just ready. SrxciaL
TasMS to men ef exverienoe capable of fill
ing a largo territory. SUte , exirionco. ags
M.nA territory wanted. CAabalb A CO.
Aimitod). 'Broadway, N. S., and 40 Dear
born s'reet. Chicago.
ai KSMKN In every State In the " ion
AL??J:f; . PAIST M ANl'FACTUR-
f " 'PI - . .V. .,r, j i u tt 1. u,.l
ING EolAiiijinn""". """
Bmciiltixs thaUre popular ana easy srill-
VrllCBM lANUFG. CO.. BALTIMORE. MP.
- xt rwTPI.t.TrtV.VT.
J. man la represent a larse, responsible
-tiHt bouti in bis owu iomj ana
ir.Ml- Pittn-1. A reiDuneraiivf mix,
HIT rg Intsnt relief Final core in
A llJCjve ten dnys, and never returns.
No purge, no salve, do suppository. Suffer
ers wrll Uurn ef a supple remedy, Free, by
Addrof sing C, J, ilACVH . 78 Nasiau St., .i .
W T ROYAL BSS'o"iJ
Thle powder never Tories. A marvel ol
purity, strength and wholesomeness. lore
eoonoinical than the ordinal-; kinds, and
ennnot be sold in eompetitum wi.h the
multitude ot low tet, anort weight alum or
Pl,oiphate powders. A'ofW nnly vacuus. RolAl
tt.rivo Pnwn.i. Co.. V .'"
Peremptory Auctlou Sale or Fine
Furniture. Carpets. Glass and China Ware
and other household goods, at 417 Mskiti
alres. Tnrad.y, Mar lllb, it 10
n'dock. Aho. three Fine Pianos. Must
be sold regardless of value.
-r-rrnTBif Mn. 5S
Third street, from June
tl 1st to c'epteiubor 1st. 'our rooms lur
nished. Apply on premlie
Handsomely furnished rooms at
85 Monroe street.
-rj 0M Large front room on drat floor, at
IX 283 Po pla r8t.
CLARENDON nOTEL-Filtr-four sleep
ing-rooms, furnished; kitchen and din
ing-roiin fully equipped.
E. B. Mi UEN RY. Kecelver, 292 Seoor d st
lOTTAGES Several neat cottuaes.
A' tJUnLilST. ll iHioot yt.
ROOM Three 't t rooms lor light House
keeping. References. RENT, Appeal.
WELLINa-UOUSE-Two story dwell
louse, 0 rooms, .wun Kiicoen aui
urvtniR' hnu.e. corLer perenin una ur,eu
law. Chelsea. Good water. All in Brut-class
condition. Rent $25 per month
A. D. U WYNNE, 356 Front at
HUUSK-A new aouDie-ienemeui pu.i
rooms on each aide; nicely finished;
lane vard : in ftct, all conveniences, .on
hoes avenue. Good cistern. Apply to Mrs,
E. Quinlan. 130 Manassas it.
1 OUSE No. 75 Adams street, on eorner
A. J. Third: three stories ; good r'pair; irom
Julyl, 1BW. JUlia w. uuivnin.
TTOI18E Two ator Irasoe. 35 Marke' st
XJ. new, with all modern improvements.
AddIt to L. FRITZ, 151 Main at.
thUhNISlJED ROOMS-ForgenU and for
X' housekeeping, at no lourt street.
HPWO elegant front rooms, furnished or
X unfurnished. Apply at 89 Adams st.
DOOMS Furnished or unfurnished, at 118
JV beoond street, neteronoee regnirea
CHOICE RESIDENCE LOT Georgia at
KJ west of Main, 50x170, on monthly pay
mentg or very cheap for rash. Address
T. A. LAMB. 10 Madison st.
T-R A NI1TH OH EAP 100
ST hand picked Vira in la peanuts.
H. B. SHANKS k OO.
00D TENT-12xl8 feet, and stool, at
JT (8 OOURT ST.
OOD 500 cords t wood in amenntg to
,u,t PurohMera. ALLOW AY"
TTOUSK On Vayburn avenue, 8 rooms,
II excellent water, garden and fruit. In
quire at 160 Rayburn avenue.
IRST-CLASS POOL TABLE nm
HOUSE AND LOT 398 Linden.
Apply on the premises.
mWO POTTAGES AND LOTS-On Ion
X time and low ra'e or interes', the two
cottages and lots, northeast corner Lauder
dale and Broa"way streets, on Elmwood line
of oars, Nos. 558 and 564; can be seen any
day exoeptSunday. For terms, apply at
' RAILROAD OFHCE.
b't Madison street.
rpHE T0PP PLACE.
Corner of Beale and Lauderdale streets, will
be offere I to the publlo tor sale, on Wbdmr
DY, May 26th, at 12 o'clock, on the prem
ises, at auction. For information, with re
gard to the size of the lots and plat, inquire
of W. A. Wheatley, 281 Main street, or to
Win. M. Farrington. 16 Madison street.
W. A. VVHKA1LY,
2S1 Main street.
REFRIGERATOR At 374 Mississippi v,
Refrigerator, Patent Rocker Crib, with
hairmaUress,babyearriage,eto, AH new.
BOrr WILL BUY a new business for
D-Svvy the itate of lennesseo. Ala
bama, Missouri or Louisiana, to mane large
cash profits at once; a monopoly fully pro
tected. Parties wishtn - a good business ad
dress MAM'FACTUhKH. this office.
CHEAP FOR CASU-The two-story Brick
Morehouse, No. li'l Beale street, just
east o Dosoto; lot 21x76; will take i'&M.
GKO. T. VANCE. Citnens' bt. R.K. onicc.
BARREL STAVES. CHEAP In
JJ ca- loU. bRINKLEY LUMBER CO.,
121 Jenersow street.
FINE PAYING HOTEL BUf-INESS Sit
uated In one of tbe livest towns in the
South. Does a business of over 81000 per
ii.unih. Bar can be added lo tbe business,
if desired. For terms, address
J. 8. M., Box lu2, Meridian, Miss.
AT NEWPORT NEWS, VA.-1000 lota. 500
feet water fro t, It feet deep. For lull
Intormation address WM. A. DEAN,
47 Lexington street, Baltimore, Md.
TJCNNEttUE 61'ATK CKKTlFlOAlkiO
Ra aatvai and all dna to the
a... nvrnTOU annavvKm
And Ice Cream Manufacturers.
JVX. 33 A I Xj X X 3P.
French Chemical Works
58 Jeflerwou Street.
f ANUFACnJRE78YRTJPS OF ALL
iVL FLAVoKS. which he ofiers at the low
Sriee of ssaaJlun.of any kind ol
avor. Quality and purity guaranteed. Ice
Cream manufacturers will find all kinds of
Extracts and Fruit Colorings at a very low
HEALTH If WEALTH. Da. E. 0.
Wger'. Neevs axo Baaia TasATasrr,
a guarantee specific for Hysteria, Dull
ness. Convulsions, Flu, Nervous Neural-
Eia, Headache, Narvo-s Prostration, caused
y the nse of alcohol or tobacoo; Wake
fulness, Mental Degression, Se'tenlng of the
Brain, resulting ia insanity atd lea ing to
misery,, decay and death; Premature '
Asm, Barrenness, Loss of Power in either
Involuntary Losses and Spermator
rhea, cans- i by over-exertion f the brain,
self-abuse orovrindulgenee. Each box con
tains one moML treatment. II a box, oi
six boxes for 85, sent lt mail prepaid, os
receipt of prloe. We guari-nire Six Boxes
to cure any ease. Witn each order received
by us far six boxes, aeenmpaoied with
we will send the purchaser our writ tea
guararuie to refund ths money if the treat
ment doe' -ot effect a core. Guarantees
issued only t A K2NhEKT.AU.. Dros
risM. Mtni)ils. T"
E XEAt'N Its CAUSES and Ol;HK.by
one who was deaf twenty-eight years.
iv most ot toe no'eu specialists ot
r A vwithna benefit. Cc2lo niMBKLP in
three months. sno since then hundreds ef
others by same process- A plain, simple and
successful home treatment. Alu'eas T. 8.
MKMPHIB DAILY APPEAL TUESDAY.
SUPT. M. BURKE RESIGN
FROM THE LOIISVILLE, SEW OR
LEANS AND TcXAS ROAD.
Surveyors In the Field for Gen. Xel
tleton Meeting of Station
Arumorti the eflc': cf M.j. M
Daike, (ft nerd tv. per ttundeLt of the
Lrm:svihe, Niw Uilems nnd Texas
ril oaJ, had tendered hia reFi)t;"it'-,n
pained currency on ihs etreeis ye'ter
dy and nropreaeft itivecf theAresAL,
who fjund Mej. Burke nt hia hotel,
obtained a cotitirmati n of t"".e report.
Maj. liarke declined 1 1 po into d
la I, but stated poit'vtly mat he ha 1
reficned nod would eevor his cott-
nection with the cmiif aay as soon
the gtfaira uf his c flice ould be ta is
factcr.ly wound np. He was eqnal y
reticent in regard to hia plica for thn
future, but those wbo know bira win
be slow to beiievo that he will be el
lowed to remain out of railroading
;r any length of time. He liu
liecn rapidly lion one posiucn oi
trust and responeibili y to another,
never taking tact ward step, bis in
ert a-ed duties and responsibilities
only serving to prove the extent of hit
resource, Lis souna Dtisiners aoiniy
and above all bis canity tt taking
with bim in o wbatever ne enteied
the aid, countenance aid subhtintia!
support of ths bone and sinew of
Memphis. The building of the line
across the levee, an undeitaking in
which he met with the giettest oppo
sition, ia a!one a work which beats
the strongest witness to ma executive
rapacity. It ia safe to tay that when
be finally retires Irom tba V alley L.iae
it will be to accept an even baltir po
sition with a more puwerioi organiza
tioD. The cordial personal relations
balween him and President Clarke of
the Illinois Central and the well-
known predilection of that magnate
for men of Mai Burke's s'aff lead to
the belief thit the close of the sum
mer will find him with tuat company,
Surveying to Blrmtastiniii.
Two Burvevins cartits. under En
gineer K. W. Gloat r, will have the
citv to-dav and P'.tsh the work tf lo-
ra ipe two lire !or tee Kectes uy
Memobis and liirmingtiam line be
tween ttils pcint ana tne Illinois cen
tral lailroad. It has not ytt been de
cided at what point tbe line will cross
tbe Illinois Central, but as soon at the
survey is com Dieted one of the two
routes located will be adopted and l tie
work will be pushed. As surveying
patties ra a'resdy in the field on the
other end of tbe line the movement
looks now much like business), and
indeed, it ia a settled belief in tbe tail-
totd world that the line will be built,
aod at once.
Tennessee Dlvlalon Kallroad Aaewta
The first annual meeting of the
Tennessee Division Kaiboad Agents'
Association assembled at tbe Peabody
Hotel at 3 o'clock p.m. yesterday. The
following onicers and members wei
present or represented ; 8. M. Wilson
president; J. F. Pick 6 t, vice-pieji-
dent; B. W, Blegf, secretary and treas
urer: and VY. JN. White, a.
RobarUon, A. B. Pope, O. E. Harris
J. P. Chambers. Q. T. Fuller. R. H
Haines. T.W.Reynolds. H. G. Snyder,
H. J. Lawrence, L, B. Archer, P. B,
Clark. A. D. Allen, K. A. Thurston
M. 8. Jav. O. T. fie ife and J. 0. Down
ing, president ol the National Railroad
Agents' Association, members.
R. W. Biggs, secretary and treasurer,
otic-red hia report, which was on mc
J. F. Pickett was elected president,
P. B. Clark, viee-pres.dent, and It. W
Biggs re-elected secretary and treasur
er for tue ensuing year.
The Dreddent appointed J.O. Dawn
In. A. D. Allen. E. A. Thurstone. 0,
T. tscaife and M. b. Jay an executive
R. W. B ggs, S. M. Wilson, W.
White, R. i. tiaioe', A. D Alln,
F. P.cktt, T. W. Remolds. P.
C rike, M S. Jay and 0. T. Sraife
were elected deii-ga es to repienant
tbisdivition at the national conven
tion, which meets at lndianapolir,
Ird, Jnne 9, 1886. Memphis wai
teledted at tbe place and tne second
Wedreidav in May, 1887, f s the time
for tbe next meeting of this division.
Busy on ttie Haiti la nob Branch.
The re i ort circulated last week that
work on the Bald Knob branch of tbe
lion Mountain had been discontinued
and the conta?tors left witu the bait
to hold is impbn'ically contradicted
by Messrs. To of, McGowan & Co. In
a letter to tne Appeal, that reliable
"There is not a word of truth in the
story. The woik has been going
steadily forwaid all tUe time since iis
commencement (with the exception
of a brief interruption caused by the
late ovei flow) fain Bald Knob to a
point about ten miles west of Mem
phip, over which ten miles the right
of way has not been secured, tub
on tractors have received their esti
mates and pay promptly ('he last es
timate having been tiken up by the
engineers under extraordinary difli
cultiee, owing to tbe high water), ind
sre disposed to push the work as rap
idly as powibte. We ask you to print
this in justice to Messis. Hmitb, Mc
Gaw & Co., principal contractors on
tbe line, all of whom are now absent
from the c ty
Tbe Banner Train.
The old reliable Louisville and
Na-hville carried ths burner train of
the seaton, leaving MemphU Batnrday
night. Besides the usual heavy trav 1
over the linr, they carried over 100
rsce hers) me a to Louisville, and. not
ai'.l standirg that a transfer had to be
made at Eairtn river bridge, arrived
n Louisvi le at 2:45 p. m , only twen-tv-five
minnt'8 late. This shows tx
t: llcnt mauBtttuiett on tbe part of
t- e o lb i ills of the transportation de
inrtment. Bplkeaand Hitarka.
Geo. L. Harbison, traveling paseen
ger agent of the C. and N. W. Bailroad,
ia in the city.
Th Little Rock road resumed pas
senger and freigbt traffic yesterday
for the firrt time since high water.
Tbe bridge on the Louisville and
Kaihville at Barren river baa been
repaired and through trains re
sumed. D. Puroy of the Chicago, Mil
waukee and St. Paul raili oar), left by
tbe Louisville and Nashville last night
for a trip through Tennt ssee.
Jao. Kilkenny, division paseenger
agent ot tbe Louisville and Nashville
railroad, alter remaining ia Memphis
during race week, left hut night with
hia wite f ir Louisville.
PREPARE FOB FLOOD,
Foundations, cellar walls and build
Dg? subject to overflow should be con
structed with Louisville Cement It ie
Killed II r Hnsbaad and Commit
Patersoh, N. J., MtJy JO, Periko
Kernandeg, a rich Cuban of Haw
thorne. N. J., wan shot in the riplit
breast la t night about 12 o'clock, by
bis wife lvlhs The woman then
placed thi' pistol to her right temple,
blowing her brains out. Hoth are
de-d. No cause is known for the
deed. Mr. Fernandez was a nn in' i r
of the New Vor Club.
THE TEXT-DOOK IUESTIOV.
lfOBTtM thi mi: him M
II V Till: St IIOlll. IttlARIs
port of ! KiirrlBiesirlotl lir
April t'oiiilllion uf I'laauci.
Tli S.-1k1 Hoard met in romar
monthly Fessio i yeste-day, with l ri-si-
entJorila'i in tne ri air anu suwm.
auibuut, Dvgnun, W inters anil in--ins
ureKent. The report oi the super
intendent for April was as follows:
Mkmpiiih, May 10. 1..
ntlcmen ef the Board of Educatioa :
J he aiitvtiral report for the mouth
iding April :0th is as follows:
Total number of pupils.....
Amouct collected Iiotu pay pu
pils for April
FINAKCB COMM TTEg's BKl'OR'.
Miiishis. Tkkx.. May 10. 181
T. K Ttn.ra uf Ki-huol Oouimissloners :
U KM I.KM kn i ourf 1 1 auce otninii
tee would resectfully submit the fol
lowing report :
Caih on hand April 12 h $3,135 a
Decosited luitiou May em.,
H i) 75
Tcttl 53,215 37
Approved billHpnid...$40 75
Approved pay roll pd.583 55 CM CO
A. J. Harris, Trustee, nan
ready for ilistiibution.. .',!ii n
Taxinir Distriet has ready for
dis ribution U.MHibo
Total cash $15,598 87
Judebteditm. Loan account.f 19,723 43
. 4,871 95
5 013 85
... 2,887 63
BDILDINU COM atlTTBE.
Mr. Jamea Degnan, chaitman of
the Building Committee, reported
having ordered lightning rods, the bill
for them beinit 150, and a so that the
committee had as eed to purchase the
Chelf ea school I t, 148J feet square,
for $3000. The president was instrncted
to obtain an abstract of the titlo and
to close the purchase should it prove
to be satisfactory.
THE SCHOOL BOOK QUISTION.
Mr. Thomai Boyle, lopresenting D.
Annlnton A Co . asked ncrminsion to
speak, and made an oration nearly an
speak, and made an oration nearly a
hour in length in favor of potting Aj:
pit-ton's readers in the echo Is ti
tilnce of Swinton's. which are now ii
use almost wholly to the exclusion of
others He urged agaiiint Sainton's
that it had a pii ture of an apple tree
with a vine on i", and that it plat ed
Anthony's celebraed oration
over the body of Canar as
the next chapter to one on
catching animals for tdmr lur. lie
also gave his friends, Komanj, coun
trymen and brothers, with a sweeping,
stirring, all-convincing movement of
both arms, tho astounding intorma
tion that the text contained tho word
"mayn't" "a bombastic expression"
not be found in any F.nglish diction
ary. Having thus parnlj zed the in
tellects of the mem ersof the board,
ho 'hanked tho uieui tiers lor tho as
tonishing patience with wh eh they
had listened to him, ami resumed his
Superintendent Collier expressed his
surprise that one by the name of Boyle
whose name was a synonym uir mil
lions, though a lawyer, should tnko a
fee to use his t loouence to disrupt tho
schools of Memphis by endeavoring
to bring about an entire cnango in
Mr. Boyle denied that he would
tae a fee to introduce any book -nto
the schools which ho did not think
better than those already in use.
Things began to look deciucttiy like
8!? .. . . . ..
President Jordan inreateneu to can
in the police.
The agent for Appleton made a
speech; Mr. Winters ulso addressed his
friends, Komans, countrymen and
citizens in behalf of Appleton, and
Mr. Kambant owned that he was
The Superintendentheld his ground
and asserted that nt a time not very
fur back tome of the p'incipals of tho
Memphis schools t nd been employed
as agents 'or Appleton.
Mr. M. B. Trezevant, vino nail teen
sitting nuietly by. tot un ami prefac
ing hia remarks by declaring that he
was paid by no one and had no inter
est in the matter save a general inter
est in the welf re of tho schools,
made a ringing speech again t t!i
policy of changing text books with
out a good reason, lie tho ught
that those now in the schools
s'ould be allowed to remain un
tilitwas shown that they were infer or
to others. A mere matter of an ocea
siocally blurred illustra ion amounted
The discussion was finally laid over
to a future date.
A UrnKRlstfa Ktory.
Mr. Isaaa O. Cbspman, . druggist,
Newburg, N. Y., wriies us: "I have
for tbe past ten years sold several
groes rf Dr. William Hall's Balean for
the Langs. I can say of it what I
cannot say of any other medicine, I
have never heard a customer apeak of
it but to praise its virtues in the high
est manner. I have recommendbd it
in a great, many cusps of wboipirig
cough, with the hHppiet etlci-t.-!. I
'have need it in my own futtiily for
mony years; in fact, always have a
bottle in the medicine cloaet ready for
Jn ordpr to intioducB tbe Alalui
Splint Coal in ttiis market, it wiH be
delivered at 30c per barrel ia city lim
t. u PA1TEBSOW tt m
MAY 11. 1880.
SHELBY COUHV HLS.
A DECISION IS THE FAFl'lN Mil!
A Uiirdon tt $150,000 Kuiovrd
MMorJ r the Vim Lauderdale
Tlie f illiwing telegram tti'l he wel-
cru-e tiding to Ui t'ii,iit Miell y
entm'y, tht tieciii'ii x-'t'.t uiir tin in
from a Hl H'V n iwiu f i h'.imh in
vol wil in lie cif, Mj'1 two others .
niidin iu tbe C.nu.t Cuuit of ttio
United Sutea hee:
W4SHIS1.T11N, May 10, lsfi.
R. D. Jordan, Li,., Attorney, Sli-mpUis,
Juduinent in Nirlon a;ain;:t Shelby
county atfi'iifii with even.
JAS. U. McKKNNEY, Clerk.
Taese suit! were brought 1 1 enforce
the ro lection of eighty eigl.t biudu uf
$11) 0, tact beating inttrett at the la'e
ol t per cent, per annum, being tlio
romainderct S3IH',' uu snrBCiuieu to
aril iaruod in aid 01 tbe cuistruo'io 1
of the Mi-ifsiot)i Kiver K,ilroadCom-
puny on the 27tli dv tf March, 18ii,
hytis Bond of CemmisHioners uf
Sue l.y county uuili-r an act of the
U g s a ure ol t!in Maw 01 leunefsee,
pawted February 27, 18-7.
The Oaarteily Court of tbe county.
coin potted ol the Juttceo of the Peace,
nton it! restoration orreiurato power
after tin lepeel ot Slid ct crea inn
ta d Board of Cojiin'snionuis, levied
tx"S to pay cir ain cf seii bonds so
itsiud aud tbe interest tfcereon, and
did pay par of tin saiu?, voted ti e
stcck of said railioad company lamed
to ths county by reason of said sub
scription, etc , and finally in October.
1871, rat tied the is6uance of said
hoadp, as Norton cjntandeJ, by agree
ing io substance that if Noitm tnd
his cot attners would finish and com
plete tbe rai r iad through Shelby
county, ai origintlly ccntemplated,
the ccuaty would piy tbe coirs tu
The road was built, bu. suit having
bten biouaht in January, 1882, cr
nhurt.lv prior lli'sreto. 01 these bonds,
tbe H tarterly U.-urt firallv determined
to resist the payment of stid bcnd3
tnl nters', ftr the reason, among
0 her thlugF, that 1 In constitution of
Trtiineaaee adosted May 6. 1870, in
hibited acd forbtdj any county of tbe
Ktnte fri.m nit iaa c r lo:nirH i's credit
ti and from becoming a stockholder
with ctheis in any company or cor
poration, except uion an election
first hel I by fie quaiillad voters of
such county, and tne aein' ti time
fourth nt tl e votrs taut al said c to
t:ni. This was never doue.
The defense of tbe ccutity of Shelby
to these suits. Dreeei ttd in legal form
rested upon tbe ground "That the
' subscription a i made and the bonds
iseuei by the lioard ol uommiNion
" ara of 8hi lbv Countv were cot hind
" ing and obbgatoiy on tbe defendant
'' coiibty ia any manner, because the
"same ware executed by a b.ily of
" nsnroins coruo a e ofiicial', proceed
" ing under a void act of tbe Legislature,
"aud. thereftr. without authority.
" Being an il egal body, all their acta
" vara absolutely void and utterly In
" capable of being ratified or confirmed
"by tbe rightful corporate official
" noon the r return to oowtr lor wan
"of compliance with tbe ttataUi and
" constitatioual reanirementa.
fio the Huprems Court of the United
8 atts be d, rdleaiing tbe county fiom
Hvmv dollar, m lie tal aud ibteiest.
Tbe cise wrs a'gued tbere for tbe de
fendant by W. B. Gllsson. J. A.Taylo
and it D. JrrJan. present County A
totn-y, and for plaintiff by David H
1'oBtuu and josDim 11. cnoaie
Evarte, Cboati A Buchanan of New
Mr. Jordan, upon whom as County
Atwney tbe main lcipcnsibiiity
tbe suit biis rested since ns wa
elected to tbat podtior, hai gaod
reas n to coagra ulate himell upon
so lavo able a teinuuktton of a cane
which wnu'd have been a blow I
Hfcelby htd it endad therwise.
LsutUrdale County is alto Inte
ested, probably to the extent
IJKASIs iSslKsM AXIS AS
AORnOI M KOtVIS.
Over Nla Ttiftnannd Pvnple at
I'urk-lhe, Isnnclng; and
Hie twenty-six tli anniversary cele
bration o' the Maitehtby the fiernians
of this city occurred yes'.eiday. Ftir
several wee 8 preparations had been
Hindu to assure the ruiti'hs which iw
evident yestenlay. The Teutouia So
ciety of Memphis were the prime mov
ers in the alfiiir, and they are to be
congratulated on the outcome, which
exceed d 1 heir must sanguine expecta
tions It was just the day for a picnic,
not a cloud obscured the brightness
which was rellectoil from tbe blue vault
of heaven to the happy uniting faces
of the children. It was e sen 1 Uy a
'estival for the yuung folks, although
thei' happiness was of so l ontageous
a nature that it so nied s if the aged
had g oan young ami the snows uf
age had mingled w tli the ruses uf
THE I'lIK" ss on
started down Main st eet about 2 p m.
It was a very picturtsquu one, and
brought to the front every man, wo
niBU and child within siht or sound
of its bands and banners. Following
was the order:
I' our horse carriage, containing the
following olli ers, wita banners, of the
Teiitonia society: Mcshih Jus. L'hl,
resident; Wm. Hour, vice -president J
jin i erman, secretary; John Kent
ner, treasurer; Carl llroll, c ntrulb r.
Jiemb rs of the Teiitonia foci ty in
lluily-guard of Her Majesty the
"Queen of May," consisting i f twelve
la is mounted, and unilormcd in
black, gray and blue.
The Jtoyal Carriage, drawn bv four
horses, handsomely decorated with
wreaths of flowers and evergreens,
containing Her Majesty the May
Queen ( MissCarolina.Str ttmun),an at
tractively young lady, who was charm
ingly costumed In white robes and
she wore 'ne dazzling crown royal and
waved a jeweled scepter. By her side
sat "Columbia," whose costnmo was
approprlately tem.inated ty ihe capof
liberty. Miss Klla Ban no wore the
national honors ell. ' Aliases Annie
and Mattio Kchorr were maids of
honor to royalty. Tho quartetti were
all very pretty tfirls and received the
homagj en route of admiring thoj
The oflicfrs, with banner of the
(ierinan liciievoleiit .Suriety. followed
in a carriui! drawn by four horses.
Carriages filled with children brim
full of happiness were followed by
one containing the ollirers of the
(lernian Casino, and this division,
hii li was preceded by a brass bnnd,
was concluded by mo e carriages full
The Bccond divisi:n, preceded by
AN ORDER BT MAIL F0U
a r 0 n jy2?i rp f?$ n
! iFti U itM (i a
its telf-M"urins Cards, sent or mall on application. 1 on can nave a ren set on mns
made by sendiuc us an old one to measure by. WT.ifli 1 -J , ULil l'KiCKa,
MSRIPHIS STEAM SHIRT FACTORY,
Memphis Steam Laundry,
We have the Latest Improved Troy Laundry Company's Machinery.
"OI.I.AK ', CVUFFN nl NIIIUTN I.Hiiudried Kqual to Ses
CALLS AND DKLIVKRIE3 FRKK. W0KK CAN BE SKNTJBY MAIL50R EXPBKSS.
Arnold's band, was composed ol the
following feat urea;
Knights of I'ythiaM- uruni corps
ltovs cla s, lortv in a 1, 01 tue v.er-
. .. .. ' ttt 1 nt'ii. si. .:
lliaillll Atliletlf IJlUll. iiu uieir
gray hats, white slrttsand black "con
titiutttlons'' t!,ey presented a neat and
Men s class, witn turn-staves 01 tne
Gormania Athletic Club.
Young ladies' athletic class, m three
Carnago containing Messrs. l-etser,
cler and Knrcher of Little Hock,
Am., tho judges of tha athletic con
test.. The Eruilerhund of Memphis "
four-horse carriage, with banner.
Children in cntriages.
Memphis Miennerchor in a chariot
drawn by four I ones. It was one of
tho must elegant features of ihe pro
cession, having been decorated by Mr
Felix hberhariit, the artist, with How
ers intertwined around tierinnn shields
The (ine.'i Society senrnage, ititorn-
ed with evergreens and shields show
ing tho Swiss cress, was much ad
Among ths many cnrri'ges tilled
with children was eno in w hich the
little ones were costumed to represent
various provinces of the tterinan em
pire, suell as HUiuiians, navanavn,
e axons, etc.
Tbe procession Demg rorue up so
la-galy ol tne little ones, an in pieae
nra hunt, nt as thoroughly Interest
' . . , ,
irg aa any ever eeen on tneitreetaoi
Mmohia. At Fatival Park it was
welcomed by an enormous concourse
of people, and then tbe ceremonies it
tending the enthronement of the
Mav Queen took rlnoe. Presi
dent Util of ths Teutmla Society
welcomed the visitors in Kngli-h. He
said that thoee who wer tbere at
aueata wou'd find that their entertain
ers would do their beat to make them
feel "at borne," and wished for Order,
There were 100 contestants (fifty con
nles). and all received gift, tbe boys
being awarded pocket-knives and tbe
gills very pretty fans. Special prlzts
were awarded as follows:
First Prixs Busie MaUory and Har
tjecond Prixe llattie and Henry
Third Prize Daisy Liuklinuer and
Fourth 1'rir.e Minnie Lehman and
Wm. M. Bsxby.
The prirea for tbe young ladies were
articles of silverwaie, while tbe part
ners won medals.
After tbe athletic contests for the
adults, which were unusually interest
ing, a cboius of forty male voices
under the leadership of Prof. Sennits
sang "Beautiful Khlne, Father Ithine"
(II. Mohr), with grand effact. This
wss followed by an addrets in German
by Mr Theodore Krekel, secretary of
the Milburn Iron Works. He con
trasted the old and the new, human
piogress and kindted subjects, and
wss frequently applauded by tbe au
dience. Then the Mannerchor sang
with great spirit aud in excellent tuna
and time Greger's "Ode to Festivity."
Thpse exercises end d, the evening
wan given over ti dancing and singing
and the genial Jiviality which pie
einini inly distinguishes tbo frtstive
Teuton. As the voting moon looked
down on the btilliiint'y-lighted psrk
si o luheld ft scene of enjoyment
which bad never been excelled
in tl. at grove. All tbo prutlioat
girls in Memphis were there,
sni the be?t looking young un, and
if one might judge from the kindly
light which llaibed from eye to eye
iht immediate future will make
heavy draughts on tha local stock of
orargj blossoms. Of course bright
fiaming lrgar flowed in abun
dance, and our German fellow
t itiz its and clt'z messes pledged each
other in tbe amber liquid. And all
went merry as a marriage ball a
happy smile on etch young Hp and
gladness every where. Once more tho
Maifest bus been a success, and the
Queen (God bless her) as she retired
to private life bad the happy thought
that over 00. 0 persons assisted al hor
Rug ad. of Memphis Rtenm filiirt
Factory and Laundry on fifth pago.
Kalsominino telephone 009, A. Mc
Neil. Lemons and Bnnnnns a spociolty.
JOHNbON k OU1NNK, 252 front.
MempmihBtained Glass Works, 236
Third street. Call and see.
Ladies can have spring sewing done
satisfactorily and reasonably at 20
Send a pos'al to the Memphis Collar
and Cuff Laundry, 61 Main street, to
cill for your launilry.
H. II. Meyer 'is now fully prennred
to beautify your rooms with tlie latest
styles of frescos, No. 227 Second street.
Send to Memphis Floral Company
for list and priee-enrrent oi plants.
Have largest stock In town. Come out
and see for yourself. South gate Elm
All Thnt ffeleneo nnd Skill
Could do to make Benson's Capcine Plasters
tbe test porous pusters. and alto tbe best
aen'ral external remedy in the world, line
been done. Whenever it is possible to im
prove ihem It is done. Ile'-son's plastets a-c
not made to impose upon the credulout. but
tu cure direase. The r eminent success bus
procured f or I he 111 Hie voluntsry milorse -nirnt
of MHO physicians, pharmacists and
dmnK'iats through, iut tlie cuntry. un I tlie
nut-pollen preference of the Intelligent pub
lic They nre promi-t. powe ful. cleanly ami
oertain. Thev cure wliere no oilier will ev n
nlieve. lteljse iiuititiuiia stlrd "'psi
cin," "Cap-lcuin" or "Oapuo-n p'u-iers.
ltoi.utab e druuists only. The ''nri-e
Seals' tr.d--nuri in the senuine and the
w jrd "Capcine" cut in the confer ol the
Memphis! Flaral . Isiaa tbe large!
stack ol plant m town.
221 SECOND ST.
VbUTON k UR0SVFN0H.
Cuici -No. 'A Second street,
Offer for sale the lulluwins choice properly,
terms on which will be made knuwu al their
No. HS aiadisoivStrret h Cant new two-
story lirli-k reiilenc, lot :i7SsltS feet, isn
southeast eorner of M.dison street and flrex
alley east of Ihiid street. Kiht lante
rooms and all modern improvements. Mental
value. IliM per month.
Country Home Well i,io.ui. e.cieer
acres land, House 01 aix rooms, necessary
outhouses, orchard, splendid well, beautiful
wn and forest erove in front ol house 1 new
macadam road about oompleted to the cityi
on north side ol Union uvenuc, l' miles
east of the oily.
No. STfl Beale Htroet Two-story frame
residence, lot ixUS I'eet, ten lame rooms, in
food rupair. Rental value, flu )er month.
1 rice, exsi.
No. 23) Wellington Utreet Twn-stnrr
flume residence, oi-posile W. I. lietlirll
residence, eisht rooms, In first class condi
tion and eonv-nien:ly urraiiited; lot miira
A ,1..1ritl,ln hiiuse. corner of Alabama
street and Thornton avenue, rakt of and ad
joining the Wetlor placo-lwo-story Irani ,
residence, nine rooms, in soon rep.ir, ,wu
larae oistotns; lot e-iuul toauouian acre or
Pouli'e Tenemeiit Frame one-story lions
Nos. II7S and :!) Vance street; seven rooms
each, in tood repair; lotuOilC) teat. Hon tal
vnlue, .ii per niontn.
Price, i'vTlKl, iir.K) for either tensuient.
The MCI Mliner riace Ciorill liueoi rramier
between Welliiifton and Lauderdtle streets;
house of eight rooms, in good repairs lot
tklx2w) feet. ,
An Elegant Adams Street Roildence-Neaf
No. 332 Jefferson rJireet, between Lauder
dale and Orleans streets-Two-story ham
re Idenoe, ten rooms, in pood repair, all mod
ern improvements! lot it? x 118 fuel. Rental
valued per mon.1..
Four New Coltages--No. 172, 174, 178 and
17 Orleans street between Madison and
Monroe st eats, throe rooms each 1 iotMiluO
feet 1 very desirable for mechanics. Rental
value, 1 15 each. .
Pries. 11000 each., ,
No. 71 Calhoun Street, near Mala-Frassa
cottage. Ave mows, built last year. Rental
value, (I) per mo
Lot SR. on west slue of Auction Square.
36x76 feet. .
Lot 1H0, oa south side of Aactioa 6ijasw
37x75 feet. , iwiA
South half of lot 'J2, on wast side Second1
street, between Overloa andCenoorditreeU,
37x110 feet, with small hause.
Lot 7, In block 13, on west side of Bhelbs
street, between Linden and Pontotoc streets.
IWx'Mi feet. This lot ironts on Shelby aad
No 9 Howsrd's row, or Union street, 2fxW0
foet, three-story briok storehouse, in fJs)
repair. Kental value, t" per month.
100 Lots, each having a front of 60 feet tg
a depth of 170 feet, fronting on Calboua,
Clay, Webster and Ueorgia streets.
Price. Il.'i to l a) per front foot.
50 Lots, bUxlM) feet each, fronting oa Baf
farans, Lnonev.Kning aud Manassas streets,
in Ninth Ward.
Price, In to 110 per front foet,
Lot 144, on west sido of Main street, 74x148
lent, between Winchester and Market
streets. Will b sold at a btrgain.
Lot 4M), southwest corner of fcisoond and
Sycamore streets, UHxlts feet
Price, tl UMI.
Lot 3lifi, northeast corner of Overton and
Third streets, 14Kxl l8 feet.
Storehouse In Jefferson block, No. 22S
Second street, one of the finest buildings in
the cityi four stories, iron front; 24x148 feet.
Ken s tor 1136 per month.
Store 1IB Peale street, lot 21x71 feet, two
doors east from southeast corner ot Beale
and beaoto streets, two-story brick house
with hall above. Kental value f"i per month.
Dwelling-house No. 4M Pontotoc street)
has 8 rooms in good repair, ltuutal value
(.16 per month. Lot lllxl'il.
Dwelling-house south side Carolina street,
first block eat of Main strict 1 4 rooms and 1
kitchens ; cm be ustd ai a double-tenemeot.
ltcnt I8 por iutimh.
Dwelling house No. lid Alabama street,
two-slory frame; has ! rooms. Lot SSxlM)
feet, ni'iir comer of Hill street. Kent til
Tlouoof 3 rooms, lot dUx'JO feet, on north
sido llrosdway street, east of Mississippi
avenue, ltcnt 17 per month.
Doulile-tenement dwellins-house. No. 238
snd 2.18 Ulndrn street. No. 238 has 9 rooms
and house No. 2Ji hac 6 rooms In good repair.
Lot 38x160 feet. Kenls (HI per month.
Brick store-house, and rooms suitable for
residence on second floor. No. ltd Hoale
street, V'ix'Ii feet. Kent ltd por mouth.
Hood stand lor retail grocery store.
Ml Beautiful Building Lots, of ons and two
acres each, in t'laibrok subdivision, on
mile cist of city, botwren Union avenue ami
Poplar street, at irom two to tf 0 per acre.
LotiU, on southwest corner of Adsius and
Uanussaa streois, btixl60 leet.
l'ricc, t por foot.
Lots on Puss avenue, In Dawson suhdts
vision, at tir pr foot; and lot on Jeffcrsoa
street, corner of Al a nass-s, a' li per foot!
and in various other parts of the citv.
(Jail and enm.ino ourllsis. We offer somf
special barsains, and will lake pleasure is
shining property to parties wanting to buy,
either for building purpose- or as invest
ments. Title iicrlect, Abstrao'.i furnished
UVtliTON k GK0SVBN0K,
'24 r-econd street
Stilke the Iron While It's Hot.
In order to move ovr Immense ttook
make the following offer I
Good Straw Hats at 26c. 3So 50c and 73
Ex ra Fine Straw llats at....4t, tl 26, II 50. tl
Small Straw UonneU, all colors. . 50e-
Kxtra Wide Brim Hats, lor country....:
fijO xr u . a.
Beautiful Roses, all oolors, per dos.n.... 40
Violets, psrdosen 5o
Puitercups, per dosen ec
Carnation Pinks, per d sen .15a
Kleaaut Bunch of Flowers.... 25
Kxtra Fine Uunehrs of Flowers Sec
Imported Freneii Flowers from II loss
uxirlcti la (3 In Isnssfb) lur SOa
Fruits, Leaves, Stems all k'nds of ma
terial to make Aiiiflcul Flowers.
llriditl und Mourning Out ffft)
The Finest Assortment of DOLLS In the city.
lint Rcnhsiped, sathr Cleaned,
Itynt sail t'urtrel.
QOLDEN 11AIR WASH by the small or
We Make a Specially of Xilliuery,
Employing the best hands In the city, give
our whole attention to it, and ws dety com
petition In that lis.