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MEMPHIS, TENN., THURSDAY, MAY 20, 1886.
VOL. XLVINO. 119.
THE UT10UL CAPITAL.
OSTICTIOIfS BT THE C. 8. COURT
AT JACKS, TEHIT.
The Presides. Ikrektlnp la Washlss;
torn Real EaUle-Sotthera Postal
Points The Peisfom BUL
Wabhinoto, May 19 A statement
is made by tbe pension omctais mat
at a recent term of the United Sia'ei
Court, held at Jackson, Tbod., twelve
persons were convicted of perjury,
forgery or otber violations of tbe po
aioa laws, by which vaiioos sams o:
- money were wrongfully obtained, in
many lnninces on to'gsi pension re
ceiDts in the names of deceased pen
sioners. Of twenty-nine indictments
returned for the offenses, seventsen
went over to the next term of couit
M. A. TUBUS!
of Newport, Ark., 'r.wntlT appiinted
United Bute Consul to St. Thomas, is
at Little Bock. He will leave for his
post of duty In about a week.
to-day appointed L. T. Thomrsin of
Little Rncr, Ark.: Davidson Dickson
of Van Barr-n, Ark., and John Martin
of Topeka, Kai, appraisers of the right
of way of the Sontnrrn Kansas Rail
road Company through the Indian
to-day prfseoted petition of the
Board of Trade f the city of Little
Bock, Ark., and the petition of a larue
number of utiisns ol ArKanra', pray
ing tbat the full amount of $25,000
lecommended by th Bard of i-n
sinters be appropriated for the im
provement of the Aikinsas river.
'Xhe petitions were referred t9 the
Committee on Commerce.
John W. JudJ and Albert Roberts
ol Tennessee arrived beretday,
SOCTHIBH POSTAL CHAMOIS.
New postma'teis and new offices
Langley B Jennings, Edgewood, El
more county. Ala. : Wm. M. McCar
ter, Bowman, Tate county. Miss.;
Abram J. M.lton, Jessamine, Jeffeison
Star st r vice changes Tellito Plains
to Athens. From June 1st, increase
service to thre times a week; Ma
freesboro ti Forks of Pike, from
Jane 1st, increase to three times
wek oa whole route.
Railroad service e:tib ished Ala
bama: , Dolomite to Wheeling at a
tion, by Wheeling and back, six times
a week, or as much cftener as the
train may ran, from Jane 1st.
Mail mrssenger service established
between ttsamboat landing and Boli
var, Miss., for all service required.
. Fourth-class prs'maatera commir
sioned William P. Ronton, Monterey,
Ala.; Hamner 0. Wilcox, Tuscahoma,
Ala.; Valerias P. Anoelo, Colour,
Ark.; John O. Hagber, Rock Crerk,
Ark. ; Caswell W. C Jchran, Daleville,
Miss.; William As' over, Aimed,
' Tonn. ; Russell M. Whiteside, Bledsoe,
M l ? 1 BBAb BSTATC 8 ATA "
is about to be concluded here which
causes a good deal of interest last
now. Mai. George S. Armes has dia-
Eosed of twenty-nine acres and a
onse balonging to the Greene estate
at the ccrner of Woodley lane and
Tenleytown road for f 26,000. Two
hundred doilais has been paid to bind
the ba'gsin, and the t tie it being ex
amined at toe City Hall to-day. The
purchaser is stid to be tbe President
He does not figure in the matter by
name, bat it is known that he is indi
rectly connected with it. The active
purchasers are said to be Col. Laraont
and Mr. Wilfoa Bas il of Buffalo,
who was in Washing on lift week.
Whethtr the President intends living
in the boose or whether tbe purchase
is intended as an investment is un
The Bill Providian far a Secaad
Wabhihotow, May 19. The biU re
ported 1 3-day from the House Com
mittee on the Electoral Count, propos
ing a constitutor al amendment creat
ing and di fining the office of Second
Vice-President, provides that in esse
of removal from office, death, resigna
tion, cr const itational disability both
of tha President and Vies President,
the office of President shall devolve on
the Second Vice-President of the
United States, who sha 1 be voted for
in dist not ballots at tbe tame time and
in like manner and for tbe sime term
ss tbe PreBid- nt and Vice-Pie.ident by
the electors appointed by the
-several Slates, in ewe of the re
moval of the Vice-President fiom
office, or he death, resignation
or constitutional inability or the Vice
President exercises tbe effice of Presi
dent of the United States, tbe Second
Vice-President shall be tbe President
of the Senate, and be shall also set ai
such in the absence of the Vice-President
from tbe Senate, but shall bave
no vote unless ihs Senate be equally
divided; provided, however, that the
Senate shall choose a president pro
tempore in : tbe absence both of the
Vice-President and Second Vice-President,
or when the Vice-President
shall exercise the office of President
f the United States, and the Second
Vice-President shall be absent from
the Senate, or when the Second Vice
President shall exercise the office of
President of the United States.
The Laarlslaftva, BmaUn
. JmeUrial ami.
Wasbixotox, May 19. The legis
lative, executive and judicial appro
priation bill, ss agreed upon by tbe
House Committee on Appropriations,
and ss it will bs repoited to the
House by Mr. Hoimaa to-morrow, ap
propriates (20,658,119, being 81S,456
less than tbe appro'priaVon for tbe
current fiscal year, and 1845,680 less
than the es (mates. The appropria
tion for the Civil Service Commission
remains unchanged, and 121,400
is appropriated for salaries, but it is
Provided that the appropriation shall
e available only "woea the roles of
the Civil Service Commission are so
framed ss that tbe names of applicants
for official appointment from any one
State found duly qualified on exam
ination, and w.thout regard to age,
nail be sent to the head, or a depart
ment or other officer charged with
making an appointment" There was
no content in comrtittee over this
clause or the clause following later in
regard to pension examiners, hut it is
- understood tbat tbe Republican mem
bers of the committee will oppoee
tbrm on the floor of tbe House.
The provision of last year's bill,
making an appropriation for 150 special
examiners io tbe Pensiou Offi ce, is re
enacted with an amendment provid
ing that they shall "be appointed by
the Secretary of tbe Interior." TJndir
the existing law they are subject to
thecWii service rules. The commit
tee disclaim any intention of interfer
ing with tbe eivil service law in mak
ing tbe change above noted, while
adnvtting tbat they would if adopted
require ctnrrgs in tbe rain laid
down by the commissioners. The
bill abol shee the effice of Surveyor
General of the Mini s, and tbe a pro
pristioa fer the collection ol internal
revenue is decreased 1100,000. No
sppropriation is made for the mint at
Carson City or sfsiv office at St. Louis.
I Tba Dakaaa BUI.
WAsnwoTOK, May 19. At the meet
ing of tbe House Commit'ee on Terri
tories to-day an informal atrement
was reached that tbe Senate bill pro
viding for tbe admieeion of Southern
D-kota as a S'ate shonld go opon tbe
Houm calendar advtrWlv reported,
lud thtt the 8 u inner bill providing
in ffitblirg act for tbe en ire Terri
tory should go upon the calendar as
favorably repoitid. Owing to the ab
senca of eevrl members a formal
vet was not taken, but it is expected
tbat this will be Uken at the meeting
en Monday n-xf.
Postage Mccaad-Claaa Mali Slat-
Washington, May 19. Mr. Charles
Ha'chins of B ston appeired before
the Sena e Postal Committee to-day in
regard to a change in the law rerp act
ing rates of postage on second-data
mail matter at letter-carrier offices.
By the preeent law, he cays, tbe post
age on moutuly periodicals, when de
livered by earners in the city where
published, is f om five to thirty-five
times at much as when transported to
sny other part of tbe c unrry, includ
ing tree delivery at all ether carrier
offices, or from five to thirty-five times
ss much as is charged on weekly
papers for delivery in tbe rity where
publiatied or ehewhrre. He advo
cated the past aze of the pending bill,
mikirg tbe postrgson secacd-class
publications deposited in any letter
carrier office for delivery uniform at
one cent a pound.
Tbe Telephoaa laveatlcatlaa.
Washington, Msy 19. When the
Telephonio Investigating Coram t ee
vatt to-day Chairman Boyle produced
certain t legrama tbat had passed be
tween President Cleveland and Mr.
Van Ben'huysen relative to the sppli
ration cf bringing a government suit.
Van Benthnyeen, in his dispatches o'
Febrrja'y 13th )i st, offered to lurnish
a detailed a'ement of the circum
s'ancei attending tbe making of tbe
application, in refutation of tbe charge
tbat the Pan Elect) ic bad been a party
to the application and to correct the
mistake into which the Attorney-
General had fallen on tbat point Pri
vate Secretary Lamont on the follow
ing dav rep led tbat the r resident cad
no desire to express io tbe matter.-
Ihs Chairman stated, Dy autnonty
of tbe Pieiident, that ttiat wts all cf
the correspondence which pad par-8'.d
between himself and Mr. Van Ben
thuysen. Af er one hour spent in
putting in evidence letters pais ng db
tween the Pan-Eli ct ic directors pub
lished In the newspapers and other
dooumettary evidence, the committee
adjourned until to morrow.
. 'ft leaalaa IH. I rl V.
WASBHOToif.May 19. The full text
of the pension bill ai pursed by tbe
b'eia'e io day Is as follows:
JieUenacUd, etc , TOat every person
epneified in tbe several elates enu
merated io scion 4693 of tbe Revieed
Ktata'es of the Un.ted States and tbe
an,endm-nte thereto, wbo seived In
the military or naval service, as men
tioned in said eect on, for the peiiod
oi three mcn'hs duriog the war of the
rebellion and bai an honorable dis
charge therefrom, and who is or
shall bee oe diiab'ed from any cause
not tbe rult of bis own lauit,
and shall also be dependent upon
bis own exertions for support or
upon tbe contribution of others not
legally bound thereto shall, upon mak
ing due proof of the facts under such
regulations aa may be prcsciioed by
the proper authority, be placed upon
tbe lilt of pensi oners of the United
States and bs entitled to receive a
pension during the continuance of
such disatility and dependence at a
rate rropcr.ionate to tne drgree ol
such disability, and such pension shall
commence at the date of flung an ap
plication therefor. The higheet rate
of pension granted under this
section, wh'ch shall be for
total In capacity to perform
any msnaal laDor, sua'i do in
per month, which is heieby made
devisable npon that basis for any lest
degiee of disability, provided tbat
no p re n entitled to ot receiving an
invalid pension under existing laws,
or such as mar be here alter enacted
grantirg pensions for d sabilities con
tracted m tbe roilittry or naval service
of the United States, and in line of
duty erest sr than that provided lor
bereiu, shall receive the benefits ol
th s act, but any applicant for such
invalid pension having aa ap
plication therefore penning, er
wto shall heretfter file bU
application for such pension may by a
declaration over me signature at any
time e ect to proeecute his said claim
under tbis act or under tbe general
lass; his pension, when allowed, if
pro ecu'ed under this act, aball com
mence from tbe date of such election ;
provided, further, tbat no pension
paid under law hereafter sba'l berated
at lees than $4 par month.
Sec. 2. That in considering the
claims of dependent parents tbe fact
and caue of death, and the f ct that
tbe soldier left do widow or minor
children bavins been shown as re
quired bv law, it shall be neceerary
only to show by competent and suffi
cient evidence that such dependent
parent is without other present means
ot comfoiWble support than bis or
ber own manual labor, or the contii
butions of others not legally bound
for bis or ber enpport; and such aa
miy be found to bs entitled to $3 a
month under existing laws ss modified
by tbia section, shall receive in lieu
thereof t2 a month from and after
tbe approval ol tbis act.
Smj. S. Tbat in a l applications un
der the general pension laws, includ
ing tbis act, when it appear by record
evidence that the applicant was regu
larly enlis ed and mustered into the
service that fact shall be conclusive
evidence of toundnes at tbe time of
his enl'stment, except in case of fraud.
Sec i. Tb.it no person ahall be enti
tled to owe than one pension at the
same time under any or all laws of tbe
United States, whet tier such pension
shall have been a'ready obtained or
aball be bereafttr obtained, unlesethe
act under which such pension is
claimed shill specially so dec'are.
The bill now goes to tbe House of
Toso alius has already done very
good service in two cases of habitual
headache of an otherwise veiy obstin
ate and intrtwtabl nature.
THEO. HERMANN. M. D.,
THE ST. LOUIS DOG SHOW.
MEMPHIS A BIQ WmFR IS THE
The Louisville Races Five Go.d
Events Pool Sellers Arrested
Tbe Baltimore Mettlag.
1 17-101 ALTO TBI AFPBAL-1
St. Lotus, Mo., May 19. This waa
Memphis day at the dog show, the
Bluff City making a cletn sweep in
the hunting dog classes The show is
a great success, and the judging gives
Paul Gladstone won tbe first honor
of the show. He ttok first prize in the
champion class and special for the best
dog. and also special for best dog or
Diicn at tue snow.
In champi n biUbos Juno A won
first and special for be t bitch.
1 he open class for dons was extra
good. Mandan bad a close rub for
first, and won on account of Roderigo's
Dad condition, itodengo won second,
B idgeport third.
The open bitch chsi was slso a good
one, Dixie winning first, snd was
bought by the Memphis a"d Avent
k-nnel from Mr. Whytu Bedford of
Momplsis. Vixen III won second and
In the dog puppy class Uoldatone
won first and special for best puppy,
Dasbing Prince second.
In the b toll puppy class Darkness
nrst, awn 11 won second.
The Memphis and Avent kennel
won the special prize for best kennel
of English setters, with Paul Glad
stone, Roderigo, Dixie, Juno A and
liayilee. It was generally admitted
to be the best kennel of English
setters ever shown in this city.
Mr. Stafford, from TreHton, Tenn.,
won his share rl prizes.
The Messrs Bryson added greatly to
tne show by having old champion
Gladstone shown for exhibition only.
He is the fire of Paul Gladstone and
the foundation of the Gladstone
strain. Goldstone, who won the pup
py prize is also owned by them, and is
a promising young representative of
his g and old sire, Gladstone.
The Laalavllla Kaees
Loiisviu.1, Kv , May 19. Weathor
pleasant, track last and attendance
The Tennessee stake, three-fourths
of a mile. Hinda, late Plaything,
(107), Fu'ler; Blessed (107), Withers;
Brae Ban (110), Ellij; Poteen (110),
Stoval Non-starter: Procrastinstor.
' Betting. - Hinda, $50 ; Braca Ban, $30 ;
Blessed, 17. -
At the start Braca Ban and Hinda
were even, the other two close np
Poteen at once went to the front by
half a length, Braca Ban and Hinda
even. 'I lure was no change for half a
mile, where Hinda took second place.
8he never reached Poteen, who won
rather easily by one length ; Hinda sec
ond, Braca Ban third, four lengths oil.
Time-l:16J. Mutuals paid 7 10.
One mile heatn. Adrian (07) W.
Jones; Lord Dunbar (99), J.Mitchell;
Malva R. (92), Cooper.
Fini Hti, BtUmg. Adrian, $50;
Malva R , 18; Lord Dunbar, $2.
a A perfect line at the stirt, then Ad
rian and Malva R. even drew clone.
There was no change to the end. They
finished bo close together that the
iudges decided it a dead heat. Lord
)unbar distanced, Time 1:45. Mu
tuals paid 15 60.
Second JTeat, Bttting Adrian, $50;
Malva R, $20.
' As the horses were passed tbe po t
when the drum tapped the judges
decided it no heat.
Second Heat, Bttting Malva R, ISO;
Adrian, $40. -
Mulva Rat once took a lead of one
length, which she held to the end,
Ad ian second. Time 1:48. Mutuals
paid J8 so. v
Third Heat, Beting. Malva 1L $25;
As Ad ian cramped and was Hot fit
to start he was withdrawn and Jrlalva
R walked over.
One mile snd one-eighth. Topsy
(1!2), Garrison; Cuban tjun-n
(97), Covington; King George
(101), McCarthy; Elo'se (90), Coop;
Blue Stone (89), Fuller; Clianre (Hi),
L. Jones; Bettie Wilson (87), Barnei
Betting Chance, $50; Topsy, $"t)t
field, 15. i
Eloiso took the lea-i, Bettie Wilson
sec nd, Cuban Queen third There
was no change for seven eightlus of a
mi e. At this rx;nt Chance luoved
up, took the lead and was not beaded.
II won by four lengths ; Eloise sec
ond, half a length in front of Blue
stone, third. Time 1:57. Mutuals
paid j 9 50. The winner was bought
in at an advance of $30 over the en
tered telling price.
fodbth back. ' -
One mile and one-fourth. Philip
R (105), McCarthy: Mary Ann (97),
Dingley; Myrtle (98), Fuller;-Hare-foot
(liO), Withers; Ligan (9.), Cov
ington. Betting. Harefoot, $50; Philip, S
$28: Ligan, $20; field, $15.
Philip S. took the load at the s'art.
He was never in trouble and won
easily by one length ; Myrtle second,
one length in front of Harefoot, third.
Time 2:11. Mutuals paid $14 25.
(NTBIra FOB TBI CLASKB BTAKSC
The following are the probabS
starters in the Clark .'stake, one aad
one-fourth milee: Blue W.ng, fUO;
War Fellow, 15; Lafltte, $15; Silver
Cloud, $35; 118 each. Parte races
opened at 11 p. at.
root, bills as auidtso
The pool seller, auction!.' French
mutuals and book makers doing busi
ness at the Jockey Club race track,
were (nested to-night on a warrant
sworn oat by s clerk of s local pool
room. A recent enactment of the
Legislature allows pool selling at tbe
tack bat no where else. The pool
room s Hers were arrented some time
ago and it is understood they had the
track pool sell-re arrested to night to
test the law which allows pool selling
at the end of Third street and do-s
not allow it in town at the other end
of the same street.
Taa Baltlaaara Kaeaa.
BALTiMoar Mo., May 19. Weather
cloudy and threatening, track 1 eayy
from rain la-t night; attendance fair.
First Hare. - For three-year-olds and
upward, wi h maiden and non-winning
allowances, three-fourths of a
mile. Strathspey won by three lengths,
Bessie second, Farewell third. Time
Stcond Race. Vernal sweepsHkes,
for three year olds, non-winning and
maiden allowances, one mile. Rock
aud Kye won by a head. Pa ha sec
ond. Dry Monopole third. Time 1 :471
Thir4 fne. (''q VirfT) mprr)l
stakes, for two-year-olds: one-balf
mile. Young ILtike won by a head:
Paymaster aeeond, Maggie Mitchell
fourth Hace -t-f-elling race; one mile.
Little Minnie won by a lensth: Mont
more second, Blefield third. Time
Fijth iW.-rOne mile and a quar
ter, weights ten pounds be'ow scale,
winners penuli d. Bersan won by
two lengus; Compensation second.
only tnese t0 ran.
THE PLJIKD KNIUIIT.
JAMKN W BLAISE AN AtTIYB
Of Ike KalRkla af Laaar-Tha An-
aaaeaaifal af lha Srfllelal
Clbvslind, fc).. May 19. "Did you
know that Hon. James G. Bla ne is an
active working member of the Knights
of Labor and an officer of one of the
city aiwmlilies?" asked a local mem
ber of that order tbis afternoon. To
the reporter's negative renly the gen
tleman responded : "Well, lie is. The
fact, however, has never crept out,and
many of the order knew nothing of it
until it waa antiounced in the official
paper of crar organization, the
Juurwil of United fxifcor. The pa
per is published undtr tho all
spices of the Executive Board, in
Philadelphia, and is never s. nt to any
one that is not a member of the order.
Mr. Blaine is a member of a local as
sembly in Augusta, Me., his home.
You know that only two classes of men
are barred from our order lawyers
and saloon-kecperH. Mr. Blaine is by
ftrofesBion a journalist. How long lie
ias been within the pale of the order
I do not knqw, but you may depend
that with theeiecutive ability of men
like Powderljf, Blaine and others that
1 might mention, that the Knights of
Iabor will continue to grow, and it
will take mbre than the combined
efforts of the trades unions to crush
it out." ;
The D'stric Assembly No. 47 of the
Kn'ghts of Labor, concluded arrange
ments for the. convention of the Gen
eral Assembly that will convene at
Sloss Hall ft Ontario street next
Tuesday. A committee was appointed
to provide a Mull whero a reception
could be tenk'red the visiting dele
gates bv tbei Dixtrict Assembly on
some evening of tbe convention, and
to prepare a srogramme lor the occa-
ninn. a committee was also appoint
ed to secure 4 suitable hall and invite
Grand Master-Workman Fowderlv to
deliver a lefture upon some labor
THE BlCktYE STATE.
be Will K4a Ba Afloat, With bat
CwcimiATi. O.. May 19. Private
dispatches tq the officers of tbe packet
company to which tbe rtesmer Buck
eye State) belongs state that the dam
age to her ia not serious, tbat she sank
in six ft et of water and that the would
torn be afloat, With but little damage
Visitors on Change yesterday: S.
Friedman, Boston ; II. L. Mcl'herson,
St. Louis; T. A. Marshal, Jr , Vicks
burg. Closing prices of June options at
Chicago yes erday: Pork, $8 rJO; Lard,
5 95; cle r rib sides, 5 32 Jc; June,
363c; wheat, 7. 4 c ; Oats, 28)c.
Thb Manchester Guard ian in its
commercial article says: The market
is inactive. Eastern business is mod
erate. Buyers and sellers do not
agree Cluth is unchanged ; printing
cloth is s'eady. There is a moderate
demand for medium Reeds. The pro
duction of heavy goods exceeds the
business done therein. Prices are un
changed. Yarns are flat and slightly
in favor of but era. The demand for
export is sluggish.
Chalet la Fraaea.
Washington, Msy 19. The Marine
Hospital Bureau hat recently received
reports showing that cholera in a vio
lent form has appeared in the villages
of Bretura, Frince, where fhber
men assemble in large numbers in the
spring time and live together under
unfavorable conditions. Marseille! is
aico said tobs in a deplorable snnitsry
condition, and the mo ttlity fir tbe
fi'ft three months ot tbe present year
is g etter than for aay p-ecediog year,
being at tbe rate ol forty-eight per
V 00 popuUt'ot. Clio'cri Is r. ported
t tave mat e its appearance iu tbat
frrrlbla Twrngnij at Salt Iiba
Ialt Lakb, Utah, May 19 last
ni jlit Jno A. Flaners shot his wife in
the side, his., mother-in-law, Mrs.
Decker, in the abdomen, nnd in the
striKgle to shoot Ister Decker, his
wif s brother, shot himself in the
heal dying, instantly. . Mrs. Doc er
died to-day. Mrs aners is latally
injured snd not expected to live until
to-morrow. F!anersand his wife had
separated ben ke visited ber last night
at ber moment and on tier refusing to
go houii with him the shotting began.
Ldbi.boeo's perfnme. Edenls.
Landbors's jerfame. Alpine Violet,
Landborg's perfame, Lily of the
Landbon s perfame. March si Rial
Tba Cralar Utrla Vallara.
A iiiiovm, I f "imJ iff a tauviut
inTestigatiou of tne condition of the
affairs ot Urav & Ixiwrie. the oil firm
which failed -tfrJajr. shows tha'
treir different here will not exceed
$40,000. Thet-iaat Oil Citr was
about the sam- as. cre. The total will
reach from $1 O.CKmo 1110,000. Mr.
Craig sajs he will able to sett'e in
fu land have at lb,t 200 000 left
over. Three 'ousr barrels were
s Id here tor t f t a : ,nt this morn
v Tha Blaaar f'aaa.
Nsw Yobb:. May 1'.'. Hie trustees
of the John F. HUifer eductions! land
met here to day. There wk present
Chief Just ce Waite, Presidit.(i Iman
of Johns Hopkins Universilr snd Ex
President B. B. Hayea. ippropria
t ons were made as follfTr: Tennes
see.firtOO: Mississippi- flWU; Louis
iana, tl' 00; Alabama $30; tieorpa,
folOO; South Ca-olua, North
Carolina, 1W00; Viirin a, Ken
tuoky, 700; T uistWW; Washiaiston,
So Trenffl Swallow
Pr. Tierce's "F.ts" (tbe erinnal "1 it
tie livfr pills" )'n' o Pinorgripioii.
Care si k cr H u hifKlach-, sur
stomach, wi J ""snse the sj-Htra and
lo.,l, ', r If
COSYEXflOX OF THE PRESS AS
S0CIATI0S AT WEST P0IST.
Address of Welcome by tbe Hen. A.
F. Fox-The President's
Wkst Point, Mis., May 19. The
twenty-flm. annual convention of the
Mississippi 1 ress Association opened
here t onlay in the c urt-house. The
room had previously been most elab
oratelyand tastefully decorated for the
occasion by the ladies of this city. On
the right and left of the president's
chair were vacant chairs, draped in
mourning and decorated with ever-
f'eens snd Howe r, with the names of
IcCallum and Horn, deceased mem
bers, prominently painted. The por
trait of the late Col. Simeon Adams,
the Nestor of the MissisHippi pre,s,
hung above the presidents chair.
There were banners gracing the walls,
representing th various papers com
posing the asHociation.
At 11 o'clock a m. the convention
was called to order by the president,
J. W. Lambert of the Natchez Demo
crat. Th'reupon the Hon. A. F. Fox,
of the West Point bar, delivered an
address of welcome, wherein he com
plimented the prens in eulogistic
terms for the noble light nude in the
redemption cf the State from Radical
rule. He spoke of the poeaihi ities in
store for the State if prop- r means and
energies are used for the development
of education, tho arts and sciences,
agriculture, manufactories and all
otli.r industrial pursuits, and said
that it remains for the presi of the
State to lead and direct in their de
velopment, lie earnestly enji.ined
the observance and enforcement of
law, and deprecated lawlessness in all
forms, and appealed to the pre s to
educate the people accordingly.
The addrrss was tilled witn sug
gestions of interest and of value.
Mr. xi. Dial, late ol tne Meridian
AYun, on behalf of the press, respond
ed to tho address of wolcome in a
speech reple e with be tutiful thoughts
clothed in chaste, poetic and elegant
language, lie made a beautiful al
lusion to the vacant, draped chairs.
commemorative of Messrs. Him and
McCallu m , and p id hand ;ome tribute i
to these gentlemen. ,
The preeiJcnt then delivered his any
nual address. He convratu'ated tU
association on the freedom of our State
from social snd material disturbances
between capital and labor, lie in
voked the continued aid of the
press in preserving this happy
state of aflairs. He descanted in
learned terms on the influence of the
press in shaping and sustaining the
morals and mineral prosperity u tho
Mate, and of its consequent responsi
bilities. Tne ethics ot l urnaiism
were touched upon. He said that
there is too much individually io
newspapers to allow the adoption of a
un.form systcu as business principles
He made many valuable suggestions
as to ths mode of tho successful con
duct of a paper.
Mrs. Mollie McGhee Nchnell, repre
sentiiigthe Worn n's Chrstian Tern-
Jeranco Union, was by resolution sl
owed the privileges of the floor fifteen
minutes to-morrow morning.
Literary exercises with music will
take place to-morrow nlgi t.
When a lecturer has worked the
ladies of his audience bo near to the
weeping p- int ' hat they have gotten
out their raiidkcrchlefs. andthensud-
donly changes his tone and speaks of
the merltt ol tor. Hull s Uongti fyrop,
he is bound to rouse a feeling ol iu
yoloaa la ldaha.
Black roor, Idaho, May 19 A
cyclone e truck this place this after
noon entirely demolishing the Union
Pac fie round-house. About thirty
men were inside at the time working
in the pits, barely escaping, fc'everal
BURR0WES-AtriiWnno! hla mother,
Tin. Si Third atraat, Wdlniid7, Mar IV,
iw. at y o olook p.nv,t IHouia I. HI
aiiwia, aiad Is raara.
Funaral will tak place from Flrit Baptlat
Churoh, corner of A (lama and Second traata.
thla (THURSDAY) afternoon at 3 o'clock.
Friendaof lb family ara invitad to attend.
Minhik Taait., fcarZO, 1KM.
TIIEpartnerahp hrtolora aititlnf be
tween A. II. B rtholomew and Wm. Q.
Allan ia tbia dar diaaolvad br mutual oon
nt, Mr. Barihntouaw anomlnt all obllta
tiona and banal :a to dati.
WM. Q. ALLBN.
a. u. Bartholomew.
In ntirlnt from th above Arm I would
take thla opportunitr of ihankini in no
etintad torma mr many frleada for paat f
vorp, and aak a oontinaanoe of lama to mr
partner of twenty yaara. WM Q. ALLKK.
Th new firm U now nhntTad to
h kihomiu'W saiinse o
W. H. BATES).
. o. roor
Blank Book manufacturers,
tfo. 272 Second Street,
Sew aad Latest Styles Stock. Kew
Type, New Machinery.
Prices as lew as anywhere, North
r East. I
Increases' facilities for doing a)
OW WSDWESDAY. J0N1 1, ISM, wa
will ar 11 for aoa-rtaidnt owner., at
Eublie oa'cry, oa th prmlta, tbat dealra
I proMny kaowa a tbe "Claybroak buh-
diTiioD,"Tinf between Pop'aratrratoa tha
north and Union aranua on th Booth, and
att beyond th raidne of John Orerton,
jr., on union , id propwny dm
rn aiTidea into a iota m mm autt toe
w&ataof panhaMra baylot mach r littl.
It ia coOTenient to lha atiwel oara on Poplar
etrwat. and tha arada aad road bad la betne;
firepa'ed for araraanff iha road in Irontof
t on t'nioa arena. W M t It to b th
moat amiable property for rwaidaaMa oa th
marke'. and an opportunity to be each
proptrty ia aaldom ori. Proparty ia
beinf rapidly aold for raidna aaat of tha
city, btcauna it ia not eat op by railrmda aa
in toe nenbara and eoutberu port oni of
1 k iv M J One-third aaah; balanc In ona
an.i tio yeara, with S lrt o.nt. 1nUrent.
Mnpacano i"ii at our n"';l H r of
JOHN F. LIANIIY
Victor Wagon Scales,
WHEELBARROWS, LAWN MOWERS
DOOR AND WINDOW SCREENS,
DesJardins, Miller & Rootes
304 HAI1V ST., JIKM1MIIN, TENTJJ.
Capital, $200,000. Surplus, $25,000.
I. K. GODWIS, Pres'U J. M. UOOUIUK, Vlee-Preat. C H. BAIXE, Catkler
loswrcl of Xlrotorah
i- at. OOOUBAR.
W. 8. BRllCg.
F. M. N KLSmN.
J0HX ARM1BTKAD, 0. B.
aorA Baltar7 mt (aa Rtaa. af Tmimum, TvaaaMts a atenatwl tlaaataj
E. SLAGER,2: TAIll0n-
ITJ fiPRINd AND 8IIMMKR STOCK la bow oompt.U, oondat
AX lar of lb UUsI and eholcsat Uilcna In all th Noxltiu In-
trodusail In lunlirn markata.
lir aa losoata an J qnalitr. In
lurtionaoi uoda at raonaoi
tlun of mr aeUotlnn of a Ihrn
bl(oa In KNULIiaH rseVSBHS, which ar nowroadr lor Ik
inapaotioa or air irwnai
Dry Goods, Notions, Hosiery
GEIITLELIEH'S FDRmSHDIG GOOES,
Nos. 328 and 328 Main St., Memphla, Tenn.
1 ARB IN DAILY RB0KIPT K
CIUOOH. whloh wa oflar to th Trad
will oompara farorablr with thoao of aar markat la tha Unltd HUtaa. W ar AnU for
Tennessee Manaractarlog Cc's Plaids, Drills, Hheetlns;, Mhlrtlar, Ete
TRY TIIE3I ! TRY
CORSET SHOES For WEAK ANKLES Sole Aeento
aarSand roar orderi pr sobs and aiamina thatr aranu uaonmaot 01 r in a owio,
T SaOBS AND BLIPPKR8.-a
KXaZXaBTSIfl. cft GO
2Vo. 88f Slain Street. Uemphls.
Pianos and Organa
AT LOWEST PltlOES FOR CASn OB TIME.
Sheet lffnRic nnd BooVr. New Pianos for Heai
And Commission Merchants,
Itfoa. 34 and 3G afladlaon Street, Memplili,
WOODS & SWOOPE,
CarrlaKeM, ItuKKioa, Wngans, Harriets, Saddleis Agrlcnltaral
luipleineuts nud Marhlncrj.
Doering Reapers, Mowers & all Steel Binders,
No. S3 Second Ntreet
Oilo cO JSTzxttelI. Storeo
Office 819 Front Street, Memphis, Tenn.
ft AILOB araiKOia-A baaatllul health
Rw raaort. Th.wataraof thea. Snrinta bar
Ions bn known for their ramaraabl eura
tlr qaaliti. Th aprlnaa ar ern la
n amber, aach apHn onntalnina different
aratlr powera. xb path hone U eui plled
with water from certain ooina-al arlna.
The h In oanetioa with drink,iru tha
water front the eprinc auiUd to tha iarl!da'
ailment aot powerfully on d !. the
different waU't bar no qal for th S'Xw of
all kidney and bladder tronblae, rha-
tiem, t aralyaia. aauralel, dy.papata, aaro
ala.oatarih, rhianio alwiholla poitooa.f
n&la .uksMMi. all di...aaa of tha liver
aaa apleea, beraorrbolda, drop and all dla
of tha aadominal and plio ouoara,
wak dobilltaud eonatitationa, and aa aa
IBcieol brain aad arr toaio I hia water haa
loaqial la tba world. Tbewapr noar. Io
aUi la C ay oonnty, III., Br mU north of
Clay City, a alllaaw on th nainlinaof tha
Ohio and Miaaieeippl railway, lia) asiiea lrom
Bt. Lonla, tM mile from Oinelnaati, X
v. Dm fpm ftni.vlll. Kv. KlflUflillB tick.
Ilea fruin Uneinaati, av
aia fur aala at all ticket othoaa of tha U. A M,
R. H., and emnacting lio.a. Writ for air-
oulara aad otba information o
u. a. midio, rroprwior.
Bailor Bprinan. Ola wanH, P
Kbmkdt Pajcm. victim of roathfal I m trade do
eMuiB( PrenuUr Ieor, Marvrue Debiltu. Lw)
laA&ood, Aa.,knBf tried ia ma enry kaswa
lonMdy.BM riiKereJ a Maapl BMMof wrT-oam
which h .ll terj FHIlH to u r.Uow-mS.rera
AddraaaJJi.&a,t:Vm.iHShamHt. New Xor
DB. K. L. LASKI.
rhjslclas, Sarf eon and Aecoicker,
RESIDKSCK ArlD OFFICK,
M TttHin Street, !r I'nlrm,
Wheel and Drag Scrapers,
My aalactlona ara ada with araat
ordar Iu oflar to th pukllelh latat
pricna. i win to maa ipttiti aan-
aaaorirnnt of th moat oleaant d-
ana m public at mr 01a iuit.
aad JvlTarMB Mtu.
DtfSlKAULK rRIMa A BID nVmUUM
unon th moat fWyorahla terma. Oar orioaa
THEM ! TRY THEM!
ntimtM, tn all atyl.a, ar tha bast la th alt
mumm, m an anap.a anv atioa, ar u a,a-
niai ana out in tn uniti auw.
EBLLNBH'H Hoya NboM ar tha but that are taada.
IKLLN UK'S blldraa' Shaw will lar ron monar.
SKLLN aR'H Ladlaa' ShM aaat lliaara an th ai
Somaat, thapaltait and moat itrllah, and ar ahaprthaa aar
oinara ot aiaai araa
ZELLNER'S Laalln' KM BatSaa ftaaaa,
with alia, woratad butt m bolaa, ara tha araatail kar
aalni oa bar fer ao.
BOO MAIIV PTllJOJUT'
g www va aw
. ..Memphis, Tenia.
Stilke the Iron While It's Hot
In ordar to mora aar I a man a atack wa
mak th foUowins eferi
Good Straw Hata at.... Jto, 36o. Kt aad IS
Br ra fin 8traw Bata at-Jl, It SS, (1 60, SS
Small Straw Uona.u, all oolora JO
Katra W1U Brim Hata, for aoaotry X
eaaatllal Roaaa, all solars, par loaaa.
iolata, pardoaan- ............
BatUreaD. pr doa.n
Caraatioo Pin la, pr doaaa..
Blacaat Baob of Flowr...
v ... . - D...I... -r wi..u
Imp irUd rnnoh Flower from
uetrHB aiaa .m ia aaacaj rtr...
Fraiu, Lar, btme, all kind or
terial to make ArtiAoial Flowara,
Bridal and Mourniag Ontflta
Tlia ?iaat Aaaortmant of DOLLS la tha olty.
Bata Baahaavrd, rthra Clfaaeal.
Brcal aad tartca.
QOLDXJH HAIR WASH by tha entail ar
lax (a quantity.'
We Male a Specialty or MiUIaery,