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MEMPHIS-DAILY APPEAL SUNDAY, JUNE 27, 188b.
TEISESSEE POLITICS,
COL. "BOB" LOOSE! MAKI3G A
TELLING ClHTAAS
la Middle Tennessee Bob Taylor
Jlut Hot Be Semtaated-Eut
Teineaaee for Soodgraaa.
IftrlCTAL TO TI APTIAI..I
ITashvills, TK.. Jons 20. I know
700 will be glatt to bear that OoL Bob
I loney is making: suaay progress id
( Una part of tbe btate, ana te mon cer
tainly the coming man. Since it baa
been aeterminea upon not 10 nomi
nate "Bob" Taylor, tbe race hie nar
rowed tJ Col. Looney and Gen. 1 b
xell, with the chance, largely
in favor of tbe former, who
has always acted vtith the
party on all the great qneationa that
tava come up within tne past ten
years, lie had no I (II iatlona with
either of the extreme factions the
"low" and tre "high" taxers. He,
therefore, finda frieids nvery where,
and rei dy helpers. OjI. "Bib1' has a
Tory pt rsuaMve manne and a aoft
tongue, and when occanion offer
prove, himself, a good speaker. II, la
tbe man for tbe place, and will got it
if hia frixndi continue to stand up to
liim. Wert Tennessee most be aolid
for him. If it la he will be nomlnaed.
For State (or.
Dyereburg Oatette: The lion. Lccky
Donaldsm, of Lake county, who baa
been vixiting Dyer county thii week,
announces in t-dy's Slate1 (Vatf'tetbai
he Is a candida'e f ir the State Senate
. from the dia:riet comprBd ol the
counties of Dyer, Lake and Ooioo. He
la one of the pmest and ablest men in
Lakecnuntv. In epeaking of bim. tha
Troy Kr,w a ays: Mr. Donaldson
la a true Detnoc at and has always
supported the nominees o( the party.
He baa never been an aspirant for a
political oflice, but bes ever been
found baitlicg for tbe success of hia
party. Oar opinion is that a better
man than Mr. Donaldson cannot be
found in 'hia Senatorial district He
would rt fleet ciedit npon his constitu
ent and upon bitnietf.
It Woa't Do.
Naohville American: We wish fo
call attention to a reeolutlon passed by
tbe Executive Committor, referred to
in a communication in this m rninR'a
American. Tbis reeolution providoi
that the matter cf folecting delegates
to future conventions ahull be left
entirely fo tbe Democratic ward or
District clul:s. Now it may be that
every Democrat should be a member
of the Democrat io clubs in hia ward
or district, bin tbe feet remains that
all Democrats do not join these clubs.
A great many earnest, honrst Demo
crats who do their full daty at tbo
polls do not Jain clnhs. The effict cf
this resolut'on la to disfranchlie
very man at the primaries who is not
a member. If a majority of the Dem
ocrats in any particular ward do not
belong to tbo club), they are powerlesi
against tbe will of the mlnoiity who
do. We think the committee hardly
viewed thla mat er in its true light
when it was before tbem, and it de
mands a more serious consideration at
their hands.
The Has te Whip Untie r.
Chattanooga Timet- There la one
wan in the First District who cm whip
Hatter eo bad on the a'utnp that be
fore the election ia over, auould bo be
given theOocgretalonal race, the "Red
i'ox" would be sorry he was ever
born to meet tbe honest folk ol tbe
first District. Tbat man ia Ueorge
A. Smith, of Hawkins. He ia the
only man wh, having tbe courage,
would have the force of character to
properly a iow up the misdeads of the
moat cunning campaigner of tbe State.
Put Ueorge A. Kmith on the track and
watch the far fly. He would make
such a canvass aa has not been known
in East Tennessee for many a year.
AIT Taylor's Treachery,
Chattanooga Tt: Alt Taylor la
conned of treachery toward bis
brother Bob. It la claimed that Alt
told Bob tbat be would under no cir
cumstances accept the nomination, as
lila (Bob1) cbancea were to good for
the Democratic nomination. This
'. ato'y ia not at all improbable. Alf ia
a powerful ambitious young man, and
wonld sarrlilce Bob for an empty
honor, aa he has been charged with
doing once before
Bn tier's Baelaesa.
Cbat'anor-ga Timet f Roderick Ran
dom Butler ia add to be having soma
' trouble in hia district. All Taylor's
friends don't like the way he and
Houk aide-tracksd All by giving hra
the Gubernatorial nomination for tbe
SarpoM of Quieting bim. B sides, it
1 aaid be la being troubled with the
5 host of a trade once made in a West
'oint cadetahi
KaatTeaareiae Belle) for Saodfraaa.
Chattanooia Tin : The agony felt
by tbe Knoxville Journal and Chronicle
over tbe nomination of the Hon. D. L.
finodgraaa has bean to severe and ex
cruciating tbat they have about ano
ceedod in eolidifyiug the Democratic
vote of EtatTenneeaoe. It ia aaid that
rr dirsatiaiactlon expreaeed lust after
lueVconvantlon has been almoat en
tirely removed.
Boa tea Boat aa a Family Affair.
Olarkavllle Chroniele: The Beaton
county Democrats ia convenHnn aa
temb'ed ins ruc ed their dblegatts to
to vote for Bob Taylor for Governor.
They are Benton mking family fight
of the coming election.
Coa. Clearvo S. Blbrcll.
Bnwrsv lie State Dtmoi-rat: Thia
int ngu aoed gentleman, the aubject
of thia sketch, la from Sparta, In tbe
middle fectiot nf the State. He baa
been ia West Tennessee In tbe past
few weeks making tbe canvaw for the
J jvernorah p. and has lap d y devel
oped grrst t eng h in eve-y place in
which he has been. A great many
from tbis reetion mill go to tbe con
vention resolved to do everything in
thir power to elevate thla miliary
and Cong essiotial heio to the cfllce
ba teeka.
raaeUetalm araree.
Clarksville Chrmidet What is the
ma'terwbh the Sixth Conrfreeaional
DIatriotT In tie remaining ninedis
tticta in the S a e etndidates for Con
gress ars aa plenilnl as blackbirds,
sod makirg a ively Gght 'or the m ni -salon
cf tneir repective paniei?
Bat all i serene in tbe 8 xth Dis'rx t,
vo one baa intimated that he wuid
like to etep into Mr. CnldweU's a'toea
nr even en mu h a aaid be Has in tbe
band of hia fre di.
Nshville Banner: Gn. Dibrell'a
boom a wtt a o be a s'etdy boo a. His
frifnii-t flam tut he s the m tt
am abla and vaila lemin'n tixfl'd,
acd thy are q il .tly deva. oping his
" itrrg h.
Maexlg-raee.
The K oxvihf Tribune eav Jndte
D. L S o g a4 ! a ii k al d see d.mt
of Eva 8 -iy, wt o aa- an u.tima e
trie jd il Jo'-n Sev;tr,aud ia Lu Ud at
BristoL The family moved tome
years ago from Sullivan county and
settled at Crossville, on the Cumber
land plateau. Bome fonr years ago
Judge Snodereas moved back to E-t
Tennessee, and baa lived there ever
lince. It occurs to us that hs is
equally as much of an East Tennea
reean aa Judge Ingereoll, who came
into that division of the S ate after
tbe war from some po'nt north of tbs
Ohio river. The East Tennessee De
mocracy have a poor pretext on ahich
to kick.
. Bah Taylor Not Waaltd.
Bolivar Btdletiii: Some of tbe Re
publican papfrs in Tennessee are
chucklingover the fact t Hat man v Dera
oc ats are in fvor of eeUctiog the
Detsrcatio candidate for Governor
from the Taylor family. Ws will not
believe that the Democratic party in
Tocnesses will be guilty ofVnch su
preme folly until it is done. It would
be a beautiful apectacte to see two
brothers dlpgirg up each other's pri
vate and political records In a scram
ble for oflice, and the Democrats would
be wholly to blame for such a dia
eracefal scene were they to nominate
Bob Taylor athI candidate.
HoBderaoa aad Taylor.
Bolivar Bulletin : Tbe nomination ol
All. Taylor for Governor has pat tbs
nomination of bis brother, Bob, for
tbe same plac by the Democrats be
yond all question. No set of sime men
wou'd thiok for a moment ol putting
up two brothe'8 It light ecb other for
the office of Governor, It would not
only be in bad taste, but would be en
tirely Inexcusable. Besides, if the
Democratic candidate mast come from
East Tennoiaee (and we rather think
it should), the party bes o'ber good
material in trat end of the f-tito, and
are not bound to take their candidate
from the Taylcr faiui'y. We admit
tbat Bob Taylor la a pretty fair man,
but he baa never done anything to in
dicate that he is ro rtuch above other
gentlemen in Eaat Tennessee tbat be
mutt be aelected as the Democratic
candidate- at all hazard. He hsa a
good plane already, and one which
In our opinion U butter suited to hia
talents than tbat of Governor. Let
bim rema'n where he ia, ahd bring
rut some other grod Ea t fences co n
for the p ace. W. A. Henderson, ol
Koox, would suit us. He is a man of
more ability tban Bob Taylor, and
would make a more tncoritable Gover
nor than lay lor would. In fact, Hen
deraon ia one of the ablest mon In Ten
maaise, and tbe Democrat! could not
do bettor than to nominate him for
Governor. He Is one of the ablest
laaytrs in Tennerae, and is a fine
speaker S'ld a true Democrat. We
kn w ol no man ia the (State who
would make a more brilliant canvM
While we oppose a joint canvass by
the guberuatrr al csndida'ei, if it be
came noco-sary, Uoudrr,on would
meet All. Taylor, and would litoia'ly
weir him to a frm'e.
, o Joint Caavaas.
Bolivar Iluilelin: Tbs Avalanche
thiuka there ahonld be no more joint
canvasses in Ten nensee by candidates
for Gubernatorial honors. We thlok
tbe Avalanche is right about it, and
bono tbe State Democratic Committee
will take the aame view of tbe matter.
Tbe audiences which have been ad
dressed In tbe joint canvasees have
been c nipoted of Democrats almoet
exclusively. This is true in Middle
and West Tontiossee, at leaet, and if a
few colored Vetera happen to be pret
erit, under inctruction from tbeir
white leaders, thnv wonld leave ao
aoon aa the K- publican speaker got
through, or if the Democratic Candi
das spoke first, they would hold the
"colored brigadv" in reserve, and
rush tbem in when the Re
publican candidate betan lvs speech.
It is a fact that the Democrats
have been furnishing the Its
publican speakers with audiences in
the State canvases, and the Demo
cratic candidates have not, In turn,
been permitted to have a fair chance
at the Republican dement. II the
Republican nominee for Governor
wants to canvass the State, let him go
around by himself and talk ti hia
hovt'e content to bis colored brothers
and tbo low white olllce s-eking Re
publicans tcattered here and tuere.
The Rspubllcars will Ray that the
Ddmocra's are afraid to put tholr can
didate against Alf Teylor, but who
cares for that. The Republicans who
maxe thia cry will not believe it, for
they know there are Democrats in
Tenneesee In whose hands Alf Taylor
wonld be nothing mere than a pigmy
in the hands of a giant.
hie unownu CROPS.
Cora an Wheat la a Satlarartoty
Ooadltloa.
Rocosktib, N. Y., Jano 20. From
the compilation of reports from ever
6000 aiecil correspondents, the Amr
icon Aural Ilome leporta: Tbe general
condition of the corn crop la good.
Tbs ground ia clean and the crop baa
been thoroughly worked. Large por
tions of the crop In Mwtauil and Kan
aaa ars bow made. It baa not tufler d
for want of rain, and the general out
look, with tala during July, is vsry
encouraging.
The rains during the last half o!
Jnne greatly Improved the prospects
for spring wheat. Neverthelets, the
crop ia thought to be mora or lees
damaged.
Tbe winter wheat harvest Is pro
grossing. In some sections It is de
layed by wet wea'her, but so far no
material damage baa been dona to the
crops. Tbe prospecta el ill 'continue
for an early movement of new wheat
in winter a'atiicts. Oats have Buffered
severely from dry wea her. Grata
does not promise to yield anywhere
near as large a crop ai in 1884, being
injured by the earns cauaee. Grass
hoppers and chinch bnga are on tbe
iocreesa, bat the ravages so far have
boen confined to a limited area.
FROM THE PEOPLE.
Tbo Bnaday Law.
Ta th Editors of tha Appaal t
The Injustice of the Sunday law.
Dry goods and o'her merchandise, be
ing not always articles of luxuty, but
often necessary, and generally so
when wanted by the e'aas of people
who Wish to buy them on 8nnday, are
BtTictly forbidden to be said. You
fare not sell to a laboring man or
woman things needed to appear de
cent on that day; because not able,
fr some reason, to buy them before,
they mut do without tbem. In pa
renthesis, not everybody has, like
Mr. LI addon and his colawmakeia,
more tban one shirt and locks.
But frni'e. confectionery tnd ica
ceim, luxtiri'S ea i.y to be dispensed
w th, thiy r.ave free trde all over rur
ci y. But if t'lis law Is established to
re p the foti'th command, then. I ask,
ts it rig 't to run tin utret t rai? lhnt
comuj nl h i: ' Nor thy cttle," etc.;
a d the rich, nui t thev ride to the
h mee of worship and deprive their
hers of tbe r st, so pr ivdid? But
( brie' an ty is like clay in the puttar's
Lac ls. Olye Pharisees, fa'dnafe'!
t WATCUMAN.
&ubMcrlbc for the MApjcI."
TOE BMRRUPTCI LAW,
INTERESTING C0BEESP05DEJCE
OS THE SUBJECT hETWEEX
Jadge E. 8. Hammond and Senator
George, of Mlaelsslppl-The Leg
Islatloa Eeqolred.
Several weeks ago Jnde E. 8. Ham
mond, of the United States District
Court, addrease d a letter to Senator J.
Z Goorge, offering some suggestions
In regard to a national binkrupt law,
which aubject was then before tbe
Senate for dlecnasion. Ia reply to tbis
letter, Judge Hammond bas received
the following:
ataaator Ueorse's teller.
Uritbd 8TATa StaiTi, 1
WiBBiiiiiToa, June 8, ls86. t
Tba Hon. X. J. Hammond, Hemphla,
Tann.i
Mr dxab Sib Your letter on bank
ruptcy was not an intrusive, but wel
come visitor. I do not know that I
am opposed entirely to any bank
ruptcy law which provides for invol
untary proceedings, especia ly it they
were confined tsreai merchants, bank
ers and brokers, and o act ol fraud
oomnitted by them. The list of trad
eis io Senator Hoar's bill is entirely
too large, and many of the acta which
nut the bill in operation were very ob
jectionable to me. I would be willing
to go beyond acta of fraud and make
acta of prefirencs grounds of baok
ruotcy, i( only it wero provided an In
solvent might, ol bis own motion,
make partial peymenta to his credit
ors not exceeding their pro rata ahare
of hia aye's at tnat t me. My great
objection to the bill on thia point is
that aa soon asat ador becomes in
solvent hia power to do the very
th ng which tbe bankruptcy law re
quite! to bedooeis taken away from
bim end veeted in a court.
I think courts aro ve-y gool In
strumentalities for deciding wbat
men's rights are but vary poor ones
to manage men's boainea. If the
bankrupt till fails entirely it will
net he for any want of co-operation
on my pari to secure a just and proper
rystdin, but from a determination on
tne prt of its mpporterj to have the
pretent unjust and oppressive bill or
re liu ) to have any. So that the eSorts
of those who desire t o have a bank
rupt law should be directed to mod
erating tbe exorbitant demands of the
present mersute lather than toir llu
enoing the action ol Senators who,
like myself, are willing to pars a proper
bill.
Another Beiions objection in my
mind to Kena'or Hnar'a bill is its giv
ing increased force and vigor to the
growing tendencv to conduct all judi
cial business in Federal courts. My
judgment is that, instead of taking
another etep la tbis directioa our
efforts should bs to diminish already
overgrown jurisdiction of the Federal
courts and restore the litigation of
tue country to the 8' ate courts,
where it can be ai well and aa fairly
be dtspo'od of aod with much more
economy and convenience to the
people.
Tbe temper and tone of yonr letter
commend themselves to my judgment.
You may make any use ol thla letter
which in yonr judgment may con'ri
bu e to the end we both have in view,
viz: A 'a'r and reasonable bankrupt
law. Yours very truly,
JZ. GEORGE.
Jndse Hamraoad's Reply.
MiarHiR, June 34, 1886.
My Dear Pbhatob I am obliged to
you lor the kindly reception ol mt
suggestions about the bankruptcy bill.
I have always thought that tbe Lowell
bill was too highly artificial for oar
circumttano) b, outside ol tbe very
large commercial cities. As I aaid in
a communication to the Judiciary
Committee, applying for my viewa
some years ago, it is too much like
using a ba tery ol artillery to kill a
mouse, cr to Bend a formidable naval
armament to overhaul ao obnoxious
fishing smack, in its application to
nine-tenths ol the cases tbat would
arise under it, certainly with respect
to those arising in tbat vast extent cf
territory outside of the great commer
cial centers. A far mors simple and
Inexpensive system, with elasticity
Bullicient to make ample pro
vieion for exceptionally Urge cases
might be devised, to accompliah
every purpose, except that of winding
up every insolvent enterprise, great
and sma'l, In the Federal Courts, very
much aa insolvent railroads are now
wound up.
I agree with you that the courts,
State or Federal, should be relieved ol
tbat business as long as men act
honestly and fairlv in the conduct of
their tUair. and do not trespass on
tbe just rights orolaims of each other.
For example, II an Insolvent merchant
choosts to impartially administer his
assets for the equal benefit of ait
creditors, he ahould be perm'tted to
do it and the courts ahould not inter
fere; neither ahould hiifjcreditors be
allowed to interfere by attachment
luits or other efforts to aeenre a selfish
advantage. I submit tbat it ia only
thiougb a wise and uniform system of
bankruptcy under the Federal Con
atttu lon tbat the merchant cm be
permitted to do thie, and, certainly,
only by three means can creditors
be secured in a power to prevent
preferences obtained by attachments
or other ilka methods, either with the
acquiescence of tbe debtor or against
hia will. Let me illustrate this neces
sity for a bankrupt law that shall com
prehond some protection for creditors
against the barbaric solflabnesi ol the
doctrine tbat a Stats may lay hold of
all tbe property tbat lies within its
borders, and. distribute it among it a
cittaena, or the suitors within its
forum.
A merchant In Ohio, aa permitted
by and according to the laws of tbat
Bute, impartially aligned all his
property, wherever situa'ed, for the
equal benefit of all hia creditors. Tbe
laws of tbe State of Tennessee also
permit and encourage such assign
ments. Yet, Tennessee creditors at
tached on telegraphic notice of tbe
assignment, and, because the local
lawa of Tenne-ee, aa to registration
and notice, were not complied with
and it was a physical impoes bllity to
comply with tbem before the levy ol
the attachments they inritt on a
prelerence. I ruled at the trial that the
Ohio assignment was good, bnt the
State couna here almoet aimult&ne
ontly ruled that the attachments were
etlective, and, not desiring a conflict
of decision, if pcsslble to be avoided,
on motion for new trial I have ordered
a reargument before a full bench.
Within a fortnight, under similar eir
cnaaatartcfs, tbe MarsachusiUs Su
prTCa Court has decided in favor of
the Manmcho setts creditors whs at
lacbf d. Now, I reepect'ully submit,
my dear sir, that if one State will not
recoanise the ja gentium as of any
force, and seek to evade it re a mete
aale ol comity, which they so limit as
to convert their action into a sale ol
positive International d f cour:esy that
wou d produce uufriendlmtss among
independent rations, Corgrees ehonld
hitttifcre toeufoice a mors amicable
recognition of etch other's laws. Tbe
constitution waa intended to secure
tbis, and whatever else may be left out
of a bankruptcy etatote, it ahonld con
tain provisions fo prevent euch un
friendly scrambles for preferences
among the creditors residing in differ
ent Slates. Yours trnlv.
E. S. HAMMOND.
Ho. Jois 7. Grox.i,
Uaiud Sutae Saaata.
HIE BET. 8. A. STEEL
CBITICIBED BT 'CBtJTTHTn
WHO BELIEVES IB "PISOSIV
A 1.1 at of tbo Ferooaa Who Aro
Bear fl ted by tba Sale of
Liquor.
To th Editors of tha Appaal :
Covinotow, Tut., Jane 25. A few
friends who era subscribe rs to yonr
paper have requeated roe to make a
remark or two upon a communication
a column long from tbe fertile pen of
tbe Rev. S. A. Steel, the mouthpiece
in Memphis if the "Rule and Ruin
party," commonly called the Prohibi
tionists. To prove that they do bring ruin In
I heir track in every instance wbera
the people bava been as demen.ed as
to let rule, I need, aire, only refer to
the back pages cf tbe Apfkal to prove.
A few days sgo th's past age appeared
in a leading article: "The Prohibition
ists have everything tbeir own way in
Rhode Island. The law recently car
tied by election is to go into effect in
a few days, aod liquor dealera are con
sequently sel ing out their stcck and
preparing to leave the rotate. The ho
tels at Providence and Newport are to
be closed. The eflact of the election
on rent in the cities and towns has
been very perceptible, and real rsUte
agents eay tint there bas be?n a large
decrease in the value ot all kinds of
property, and that in many raaas the
r-nt now offered is not enough to keep
the propet ty in gcol repair end
psy the insiiiaccs. Tlio Prhtoitionis s
are hopeful and Bay tbat tbe law will
be str.ct'.y eniorcea "
Now thia 'a gxd reading for the
real es'ata owners of Tenne;Be9 today,
and will surely tell them how to vo'e
so that tbis great moral par y will
never get them by the throat end have
tbe chance of "strht y enforcing" euch
an urjcons itut onal law here.
As the remady is so much woree
than tke disease the citis-na of Ten
newee will have none of it.
Having regard tor your space, I will
merely notice planks six acd saven in
tbe p'a' form, and bri fly answer the
reveiend gentleman's tlrct question.
He drags In o the Prohibition pud
dle a great name, even tbat of Herbert
Spencer, knowing that thera is cot a
single ethico-religio politico -cconomico
quott'on under discussion In the
world today that th two gentlemen
would areu upon. It seems like tak
ing a great name in vain.
Plank 7. "All forms of vice ought to
bo outlawed and made publicly odi
ous." Correct. That la just what we are
for and no shamming, and with tbat
end in view I have, since the Govern
or's proclamation, come tut to co'lect
details from the daily paoers of all
the crimes that have been repo-ted in
tbose papers. I regret to have to ad
mit tbat, although tbe number of pa
pers I have aeon ars limited, the
amcunt of crime is pi'ed mountain
high; and anothtr painful admiselon I
have to make is tbat as far as I bave
examined the evidence it reflect! but
little credit upon the great moral party
for veracity in getting np theee fcti'i
tica. Whisky bna for a long time been
tbe great scapegoat upon which the
sins of the whole American poople
have been placed, and I regret to say
that, shou d he be turned into the
wilderner-s or abolished tomorrow, the
great bulk of the crime wonld remain,
and, "liko Cif ar's ghost nn the plains
of Phillippl," rise up and rebuke the 1
servility of the press and the hypoc
risy of the pulpit In this boasted land
ol liberty, in the near future.
One more remark and I am done.
Tbe gentleman says'I suppose no one
will deny that the liquor dealer Is the
only party benefited by this bnei nets.
It hurts everybody ela?." Now, as
falsity ia on the f tee of this sentence it
needs no denying. Thousands are
benefited all the time all over the
country. Tbey are too numerous to
mention, but I will name a fow. The
man tbat sella the trees to make tbe
staves, and the man that makes the
stavea aud hoops to make the barrela
and casks; all kinds cf mechanics
that assist to build breweries and
distilleries, the farmer that grows the
corn, and barley, and hops, and grapes,
and apples, aro all benefited mors or
less; and lastly the taxpayer, and it
may be the 170,000,000 worth of church
property said to be held by the Meth
odist Episcopal Church is saved from
having so much to pay because the
much abused taloon keeper bas to
pay ro much more than bis fair share;
and ther,the poor over-worked laborer
can go and get what he prefers, and
like
"Jobs Bull la the aoratar takaa soda aad
bran dr.
Aod rloh 'alf and 'alf for a naoaari
, But tha featlra Oanadiao,
Aad blna-Doaad Arcadian,
Thar take Ifaa American eohoonar.
Trot out yonr forcea, and like ghosts
they will fade at the crowing of the
cock. erao-isY.
TIULNSFEBS.
John D. Huhn and wife to Jenny
Casey, lots 29 and 30, Dawson's subdi
vision, Adams etreet, between Man
assas aud Dnnlap streets, 3Lxl48J feet
each, for 12400.
Edward W. Wilson and wife to
Jennie Askanas, lot 61, John D. Ar
mour's subdivision, south side Madi
son street, 40x143 feet, for 91800.
Wm. M. Sneed to O. W. Schulte,
lots 11 and 12. block 3, Wm. M. Sneed's
subdivision of tbe Madison p'ace, for
$1750.
Chris Hettinger and wifo to Samuel
Hlreeh, trustee, to secure the Mem
phis Building and Saving Association
In the sum of $'600; part of lot 2,
north side Fraier Btreet, 60x200 feet
O. O. Barbour and wife to Julius
Kuhn, trustee, to secure Jno. Roes in
the sum of (800; lot No. 9, Latham A
Stewart's subdivision, in Fourteenth
Civil District.
II. L. Bedford to B. W. and Mary O.
Laudordale. lot 100x160 feet, on Wal
nut street, for $1200.
Hester Lowery to John II. Postoo,
trustee, to secure D. U. Poeton in tbe
sum of $ fee In a ca'e now pend
ing, west half of lot 45, north tide
Georgia street. 30x200 lost.
CHAN CERT SALES .
Lot 26, block 12, 21x100 feet, fast
side Promenade street, to Theo. Reed,
107.
Lot 7, block S. 20x1 ?2 feet, wet
side Front street, Tenth Ward, to i.
H. Htiskell, $50.
Central Narscry,
09 Market street. Telephone 717.;Re
duction of prices forjjbalance of the
season,
DATID DAVIS DEAD.
THE XX-YICE PBESIDE5T AXD
SENATOR PASSES A WAT
Peacefully In the Prestace of Bis
Family at His Hone ia
Bloemlngtoa.
Bloomikgtoh, III , June 28. David
Davis died st b o'clock this morning.
He tank into a cosmatoie state twelve
houra before the end and passed pain
leasly away, surrounded by hia family.
Daring tbe early part ol last even
ing he appeared to b failing, and it
was felt certain he could not live
through the nlaht. At 11 o'clock be
revived somewhat and was given milk
and stimulants in small qnantitits.
The effort waa for the worse, however,
for be at once relapsed into a comatose
condition, bipulsa becoming veiy fee
ble. Duringtbe succeedlrgtiircenouia
he failed gradually, bis respiration
growing noticeably weaker untd the
end came. The cause of Judge Davis's
death was Blight's disease of the kid
neys, aggravated by a weakened con
dition of the system datinu from the
time when he became itllicted with
the carbuocle. Hia last hours were
ca'm aod peaceful.
Tbe funeral of Judge Davis will be
held from the residence next Tuesday
at 3 o'clock p.m., and tbe remains In
terred In the family lot in the Bloom
ing ton cemetery. The following gen
tlemen have been invited to act aa
honorary pa'lbeare's: Judge Walter
S. Ureobam, Judge Lawrence Weldon,
the Hon. Leonard Sweet, the Hon.
Joseph E. McDonald, Governor 0lta
by. Judge John M. S'ott, the Hon.
Clifton H. Mcore, Col. R, B. Latham,
tbe Hon. Jeesn W. Fell, the Hon.
John Wentwrrth) Jndge Oliver L.
DviB, Judge Thomss Drnmmond, the
Hon. D. W. Voorheee, II. If. Treat,
and W. D. Griswold. Tte following
have been invited as acting poll h-ar-ers:
The Hon. Robert T. Lincoln,
the Hon. A. E. Stevenson, Jjmt-s S
Ewing, Lyman Burr, Frank D. Orme,
Duncan M. Furk, Henry W. B ebop,
and Lucius G. Fiaoer.
The death is received at Blooming
ton with profound sorrow; flags are at
half mas', belle toiliog and stores and
boo Bes draped in mourning. Tbe end
was peaceful, without a etrutgie.
Once during the night there was a
gleam of consciousness and be called
bis son's came, but toon wandered
sg'in.
Judgs Divis's physician ssys the
immediate cause of bis deatn was
erysipelas, the outcome cf a malignant
cirbuncle, which rjrt appeared April
30th, but that diabetes which most
have been Insidiou-ly working f ir Uo
years, was tbe primary cause, aud to
it is attributed his rapid decline in
flesh. For a week before the end he
had been urcoDgoious most of the
time. Hia wife, his only son, Geotgu
P. Davis aod wife, his only d-iughtT,
Mrs. Sarah D. Swaine and hn-tbacd,
bis grai ddaugher, Alice 8 l'avie, bis
niece, Ms. Fannie Pierpo t, be
cousin, John M. Walker, and his bid
friend Fnnk D. Oime, of Wtabirjg
ten, were present at his death. Tbe
widow Is mnch worn out by constant
and devoted watching, but bears np
bravely. Senator Lojao bas been
added to tbe list ol those invited as
honorary pall bearers.
GRENADA, MDiS.
Burial of Ex-Savor J. B. Towaaead
Ilia Pabtle Services.
iBriOtll. TO TBB AFPIAL.I
Gbknada, Miss., June 26 Ex
Mayor J. B. To wr send, who dfd eu.l
denly at Bay Sa;nt Louis Wedn-tdny
night, Wis buritd here tedty. All the
f tores were clcsed and his remains
followed to the grave by a large con
course of people. He was the firt
Chancery Clerk of thia courty and
five times elected Mayor. He was
whole rouled and generous, aad his
friends here were legion.
landi for Paraell.
Cincinnati, O., June 26. A hrje
meeting of leading ci'izerjB was held
at the Burnet Howe thia alt-moon, in
response to a call to organize an Amer
ican aesociation to raise f rinds to aid
Parnell and Gladstone. Judire Alfonso
Taft, who was Secretary of War under
Griit, and recently was Miui ter to
Ruseia, was made permanent presi
dent. Henry Mulbauser, brewer and
banker; L. C. Goodall, vice president
of the Chamber of Commerce, and
Louis Seasorjgood, banker and mer
chant, were chosen vice presidents;
Miller Ontcalt eecretary, and Wm. A.
Goodman, president ol the La'aye te
National Bank, treasurer. Judge Tats
in h;B aldrees, averred tbe plan of
Gladstone, laying we wished E gland
well, but her bappinera and her posi
tion could only be maintained by doing
justice to Ireland. Maj. John Byrne
also briefly addreeeed tbe meeting, dis
claiming any menace of tbe integrity
of England. He called atloiition to
the flow of money from America to
Ireland to pay rack rents which abonld
be going into homos for onr own Dish
citliens. With jastice secured for Ire
land thia drain wonld cease. Tbe
meeting appointed permanert com
mittees and obtained several hundred
dollars on the spot The movement ia
apart from any former organiza'ion,
and is pure'y a citiaena' offering to the
cause represented by Parnell and
Gladstone.
ft ao Batlmtare Irfacoaaarafao Iter
-",'-'-'"-- .
MOST PERFECT I.UCS
TTapared wtta (pedal reesrd to hell Lb.
No Ammonia. Lima or Alum.
PRICE BAKtHO POWDER CO..
CHlcano. t oiiio
It la to Toar Iatermt
to bear In rotnd that ca Bn-on'a CpHn
Pluur ii worth a do,o of aor othar puroaa
platter. Bnon't platr ara a rooutna
medicinal article, lndorft-d and omo t tha
medical proferainn from Mnine t C lit" nia.
The? cure in a few houri ailmenU which no
olhere wilt even relieve. Che p and worth
leti inautioDf are nold by de.lera who o e
more fur lara profit! on trah than ihry do
for the fwceta of an arprorma; coniecc
llpware ef them, and of the "aiucin,"
Capiicin," Cpicine" end " api
enm" r'M'ert whu'h thev aeil to the an
warr. There renin are nothing but uii
leading variations on tbe name" C-.icin- "
Note the difleience. ro to reptit drnr
airu, and you will uot be deceived. The
genuine Reui.nn's he the 'Tttre 'etli"
tredema'k, and the word " Calcine " OJt In
tha center.
w
LgNt-vIy
OfUa Meed. Vttt Mloeai uw d laAlii&ebvtbrt
wttleUaitheeeffertnaepeellire
SrVCCS Thar U wVorouitasfcdta
i -Bead erAaa mm tmintnt pMyturutn aaa aa eay waeie the ruhjtt -w
I "lhaw OWtred pertleolerlT aretirym eeiiMi trogi the e rf Tmnttlieeki eeeeee DjaaminJitiaa la
I taeeenef aUdref rhtemitit eimiHinfi. tnfl a rhrie enflerer from tab dieeeee.who bed beea diliea
-t - .--x f kt njm .-. nr.. ttiebeeeaf
I aarpn ipUr. end ehe aow pium the naee dreiiia perioae with but UUie rtmieeim I eoaid mnillea
ether tniOiiB- al aauW chroti, bot th ie e r rtMii. T.W.riUXESL,U.m
'iTJMK A. A. MELUER, Sole PropV,'09.7 XiM31At
SUGGS
WHOIXSAXE
GROCERS,
And Commission filerchants,
MO and 2625 Front Ht., 'Memphis, Teunv
Chickasaw Iraaworlis
f a? J Aa Vv TfaTT arr 0 1V1.TV A ff 'DDAPDNl
MH, SPEED & GO.
GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS
SAM BAGGING AND IRON TIES
363 FKOI.T ST., - MEMPHIS, TESTlV.
AGENTS POn
Ohio River and Michigan Salt Companies,
J. Painter and Sons
Laflin
BEST BRANDS OF PURE
LARGEST BREWERY IN AMERICA.
Jos. Scklitz Brewing Gompanv,
IVCIX-XrV T7 XlXl.
MEMPHIS BRANCH, ttZS2LXVZSi
S. ROESCH-R. Agent, Memohlm, Tesn.
0
Saleo la ISM. S)a,Oo Barrels.... Sales of sfenapbla Braaea, 100,00) Ken
Wtla i ll4. nO, OOP Warrl. .
W. A. GAGE & CO.
COttOIl "4LOt01TaB,
Wo. SO Front Street, : TWemill. TeniCa
W.LDOUGLASi
Jall Ba I S&$
SHOE W
WAllRANTtOO
MOTES I
oirWill pay Good Prices for MOTES, GTS FALLS and
TKASHY COrTOX of aa descriptions. Send ior Circular
and.' Prices Paid.
75 Vance Street, MmnW. Tonn.
xautta tfiJSWAKl.aewOrieono.
STEWART,
Wholesale Grocers, Cot, Factors
KO. 854 ACT) SSS FBOHT STREET, HEMPIUS, TEJCSa,
STEV7MT BROTHEnS t COIIPAIIY
COTTON FACTORS AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS,
aa. aaaa
Jaaa I.Sauifaa,
Wholetale Grocer, Cotton Waetorm
And Con oissioa RSerchanti,
232 and 234 Front St., Llcnphis, Tenn.
cmn adad aso iKmRMn,
Mr. I. H. RAIHST derotoa hia whole time to tha walehine and aa'e of all Cottoa actraaM
ro orj rhTT flnfren W.e.nn. whineton etreet.
a, a. siijIva,
a. f. IKOWCLL,
ALSTON, GEO
Asd Commisstoi Mercluuits. Hay, Cora Vat8,Bnii, Chop Feed, OQ-atau,
Urn , Cement, Plaster, Building aad Fire Brick, Etc
Cor. Frnnt and Hnton, 1 flowardN.Row.rTomphig.
23 ji
PROPBIrtTOB OP THE-
FRENCH CHEMICAL WORKS
AKD MANUFACTURER OF ALL KINDS CF
FlaTorlnf Eitucta, K)rnp, Uutln r Powders, Toilet Articles, Etc, Etfle.
f?Q J- fTe.VWlTr- Hfrrcr.
J . lT, W. . HOKTtlv, J. W. BILBT.
Lata of J. Oat A Son. Lata of Meaonam i liorton. Lata of Builey k Cerinaioal
Somerriile. -4)
DAY, HOETON & BAILEY,
GROCERS AND COTTON FACTORS,
380-3G2ZFront Street, Uleanpliia ITenn.':
h there leased? hv te tbe eteifl eel I
iFETTIT
COTTON FACTORS
vv second St. xaempnu, xexsn.
n;FUNDERS & MACHINISTS,
MANUFACTURERS AND DEALERS IS
Sngliaes, Itollers, Sawmills,
Bradford Corn and Wheat
Cotton Vtohh, Cotton dins,
Shafting, Pulleys, lite.
SPECIAL, IKOrH'B-We ara prepared to fill orderf,
on tour notice, for the elei.mud atexlart Pnleint
Hronhi..i Pulley. We carrj la atook OTar
Two Hundred Ataorted Mica.
aterKend for Ontnlogtie and Price-liw.'
Pittsburg Arrow nee,
and Itand Powder Company,
JUTE AND FLAX BAGGINGS
Latest Novelties in Footwear
FOR SPECS O AND BUMMER.
ZLKOAKT SIILIS I
M7PEKIOB WORHBAaTSHIP
LOWEST FBICES!
AGENTS FOB THE FAMOUS
W. L. Douglas $3.00 Calf Shoes
la Button, Lao, and Oongraaa.
r IHnttrated Catalogue and Prire-Lift
Mailed Free. on application.-HI
AJSfDKKW 1). aWYHNJS Mom
aava. ejaaraw
SI. J. aiaar.
aa. 11. stAvatx.
WILL & CO.
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