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MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL FR ID AV, JULY 16. 1886.
CISTERN S-Built and repaired nd war.
rented. Inventor of tho SanitairPort
land Cement Pnmp. ContrMtor and brick
layer. Telephone &. TH08. CI1BBIN8.
BAY MARE MULE From C. P. Smith,
Horn Lake Landing, one bay mare mule,
bout eisbt years old, fifteen hands high;
mane recently trimmed. Bring to Jr. A.
Jones 4 Cn.'ii ptshln n he rewarded.
STRAYED OR STOLE.
(CHESTNUT HOR8E-Iwo nail marks on
J baok; newly shod; medium lite; ten
jrears old. Ten do'lars rewsrd for return to
F. LEN7,r.fB7 Mmn st.
PUP Strayed from 438 Vance it., Sunday
afternoon black and tan male pup. A
liberal reward will be paid for in return.
BRACELET One sold bracelet. If found
please return to 261 Main street, at Oak
Hall, end r.ivo reward.
DOG Black, white and tan setter bitch,
in thin rmler; baa been nursing pup
wet. Busby tail, body hair on her closely
Sipped. Answere to name of Pixie. Lib
eral reword for ber delivery to
W. B. QATKS, 266 Front itreet.
TSjJJ The above reward will be paid for
toe arrest and oonviction of the murderers
-f Rosa and Paul Jnstl.
.. . DAVID BOTTO,
Brothers of the late Rosa Justi.
FRIEDMAN. 408 Front street. Bays
full vi Ine fur Second-hand Clothing.
DOG A laruo black Newfoundland bitoh.
The finder will be rewarded by return
ing hnr to No. 86 Kxcharge street.
ROOMS AND BOARD.
DE8IRABLU ROOMS Nicely furnished,
with board , at 19 Market street.
"O098-With or without hou'd; terms
-Xi reaennahl... 140 MADISON 8T.
00M8 AND BO ARD Desirable rooms
and board at rl Madison stroer.
TrilM Oim Inrire front room with bal
XV oony and one Urge back room with
large d-aesioR-rcoin, and ethers as good aa
can! fund in the city. gT
ST. JAMS IIOWE-Cor. Seoond and Ad
ams iu, Room and board $5 per week.
Day board 3 50 por week.
00M Furniiihed room, with or without
' board, at 110 Oonrt street.
BOARD 'With excellent room,
124 ADAMS STREET.
Ft NICE Rooms, furnished or unfurnished,
O with or witlvnnt board, at 137 Madison st.
TWO large untarnished rooms, with or
without board, at 6 Madison stroet, cor
OUSE Of seven rooms.
Apply atzii maqison street...
ROOMS Three large front rooms, fur
nished, eool. and convenient to bun
ness. Apply at 19H Union street.
PIANOS, Organs, Guitars, Banjos and
Violins, all styles and prices.
HOUCK'S, 3HI' Main street.
QA Q LAUDERDALE ST.; six rooms,
OrJbO garden and cistern.
Catholie Orphan Asylum, Henry avenue.
Mrs. White house, head of Front street.
11 Jessamins, near Lauderdale.
40S Vance, 8 rooms. ,
Barney Armstrong place, Fort Pickering,
241 Main street. Hall, over Floyd s.
275 Poplar street, near High.
4() Hawley, near Poplar; part furnished.
Cottages at Bond Sta., L. A N. R.R., Orsill's.
Cottage at Oollierville, Tenn., Dr. Webb.
3n Linden, 9 rooms. ,
Very nice cottage on Randolph rd., Chelsea.
65 Mosby, near Alabama.
4i'. Uernando. rects 115, or tor sale, S1500,
37 Desoto, near Union.
113 Hill street, near Alabama.
McCall street, third west of Shelby.
Store 318 Front street, near Union.
W. A. WHEATLEY.
"VflCE COTTAGE Three rooms, on Col--L
lege street, near south gate KImwood.
Apply at 36 Union st. JOS. LENOW.
OOMS With privilege of cooking stove,
at No. 20 liinuen street.
Y RESIDENCE 409 Vance street, from
the 1st or September. Apply to
DR. OVERALL. 381 Main st.
OOMS A anit of rooms In Masonic Tern
pie. Apply to BUiN f . rttiua.
0USE3 318 Poiilar street and 136 Ala
bama street. Inquire of
JC1IN REED, 320 Poplar st.
OOMS Famished, single or en suite, at
138 Madison St. Keterences require!.
STOREHOUSE No. 9 Union street, with
new cotton-room, t0x35 feet.
E. E. MEAOHAM.
' Ti RSTDRNCE For three or six months.
XV my residence in the city of Fort Smith,
Ark., with or without furniture. Brick
house with tan rooms, in the most desirable
part of the oity. Good well of water and
hydrant in the yard; house furnished with
gas; near street-oar line; every convenience
ot a Dome. Aauress
R. D. SEALS,
Fort Smith, Ark.
TWO furnished or nnfurnished rooms in a
house ob evated and natural grounds in
ine suDuros, AqqroEs r . n., mis omce.
"A srEK Tern strom active white men flj la-
borers at F. QuIGLEY'S Stone Yard,
4:i2 Main street.
"1 IRLS At Memphis Steam Laundry. No
Or washing or ironing required.
AOOOD MAN AND HIS WIFE-To take
charge of a fine place near the eity.
(German preferred.) The man to take care
of eattle and horses, the woman to cook and
attend to the oocekeepinr department, eic
Apply to W. P. DUNAVANT,
No. 11 Cotton Exchange.
RONERS At. Memphis Steam Laundry,
L 224 beornd street.
10 WORK Morning
and evening for
nrivate luniilTbva (nl man
B. K, , Appeal office.
mo OIVE CONTRACT To haul about 150..
J- 000 to 200,000 staves a short distance on
Yazoo river. Apply to u. A. brail n,
15f. Main street. Memphis. Tenn
EVERY BOD Y-To call and see the cele
brated Wyrey Clairvoyant, at 177 Third
street, near Poplar.
SITUATION At salesman or porter in gro
cery; will manufacture flavoring extract!
and wash hlne. Address it, this oroco
OUSE With six to eight rooms.
Address in union street.
TTtVERYBODY-To spend th summer at
Ail Grayson Spring', Ky. for catalogues
and particulars call at ticket office ot Ubesa.
peake and Ohio route, under Peahody Hotel,
ITUATION-Eya white woman as cook
ai., tnis omce.
EVERYBODY TO KNOW-That I will
FILL TEETH WITH GOLD for the
next thirty days for Jl 50.
243 Main sreet.
I ADY AG BNTS For
New " Tilter "a Tilter. Bustle. Hoop-
skirt and Underskirt combined. Hoops can
be removed and skirt laundried. Adjusta
ble to anyeisa. Very fashionable, and sells
fMi9 tn ever? well-dressed lady as soon
.hn.fl. Amnlfl double their money. Also.
lull line of new furnishing goods for ladies
nd children. Address, with stamp, E. H.
CAMPBELL A CO., No. 484 West Randolph
street, Chicago, in.
AH EXPERIENCED COTTON MAN
Controlling good European correspond
ence, for a PARTNER; all Eastern and
Southern connectionf made; business Hast
nnst season tec thousand bales; looation best
town in Mississippi. References required
and given. Address
care Hermitage Club, Nashville, Tenn.
. CLASSES In embroidery and art needle
1 , ,. . - h.in. fnrmnd under the
supervision of Mrs. bamuel May. All the
newest styles of decorative fancy work and
material. Stamping and embroidery to order
MAN to take an office and represent a
manufacturer; t'H) per week; ssjall
capital required. Address, with stamp, Box
70 West Acton. Ma'B.
SnoiALTiaa thatara popular ana easy sell
ing. Can bahandleonaor in eonneotion
with other goods. Address TH B W M B.
yp.ins maj nr
, CO.. BALTIMORE. MP,
LD GOLD A S I LV E R For cash or ex
change. MULFORD. Jeweler. 2i4 Mam
itt.KCTRia GOODS. 842 Broadway, New
immm the flag.
FIYE THOUSAND DEI OCR ATS
WITS ESS T1IE BATTLE
Waged at the Exposition Building
Yesterday Between tbe Friends
of the Candidates.
CAMOX, ELLETT, ESTES, GALLO
WAY, DUBOSE AS I) PETERS.
An Adjournment at 2 O'clock This
Morning- to Resume Its
Tbe Shelby Caunty Democratic Con
vention was called to order at tbe
Exposition Baildiogat noon yesterday
by Mr. Martin J. Kelly, Chairman of
the Executive Committee. On mo
tion Mr. J. T. Pettit waa chosen tem
porary chairman and the members of
the press temporary secretaries.
THREE IK OKI.
T. J. Ward moved that a committee
of one from each ward and civil dis
trict be appointed a committee on
credentials, permanent organization
and order of business.
The Chairman appointed the fol
Firtt Ward. George Ganlt.
Savnd II Vird. Winn Cannon.
Third Hard J. W. Di lard.
Fourth Ward. N. Malateata.
Fifth Ward J. R. Goodwin.
Sixth Ward. John K. Speed.
Seventh Ward. W. J. Crawford.
Fighth H ard. George Arnold.
Ninth Ward. Alfred 1. Hayden.
Tenth Ward. Wm. Hajden.
First District. J. A. Murray.
Semnd Dittricl. John Dwyer.
Third District. G. N. Wynn.
Fourth District. E. J. Wendell.
Fifth District. Jamt s Monaghan.
Sixth District, W. N. Taylor.
Seventh District. H. K. I'ulliam.
Eighth Uulrkt.U. T. Brag?.
Ninth Datrict. S. M. Alsup.
Tenth District. J. T, Bi.
Eleventh District G. R. Tuirgle.
Twlfth District. E. E. Elatu.
Thirteenth District. W .0. BtevensoD.
Fourteenth District. Hudsdon Cary.
Fifteenth District. Arch McOarver.
Sixteenth District. R. D.Goodwyn.
Seventeenth District. Dr. Harris.
Eighteenth District. John Armstead.
Col. Oeorza Gantt was chosen eecre-
tary of the committee, which retired to
make a report.
REPORT OK COMMITTEE.
Af.i'r half an hour's deliberation Jie
committee reported the names already
published in the Api-bal as delegates
entitled to vote s in the cDnvention.
They also reported adversely on a pro
test regaroing me nisi vara.
The committee reported in favor of
the following on permanent organiza
tion : John Overton, jr., cnairman ; a.
Lvnn. W. U Clapp and J. r . tlun-
tar. BBcretaries: Ban Powell, Walter
Lawles?. C. T. Smith. Benreants at
arms. Heniy Joyce, B. L. llirinds,
tellers; and also on the order of bnei'
ne'sand nomination), ti s: :
Judge of Circuit Couit.
Judge of Probata Court.
Judge of Criminal Court.
Circuit Court Clerk.
Criminal Couit Clerk.
Chancery Court Clerk.
The report was unanimously adoptsd
and Mr. Overton took his chair amid
BEADY FOR BUSINISS.
The Hon. John Overton, jr., wa
rnnilnctf d ti the chair, thanked the
convention for the compliment paid
him, and announced that the meeting
was ready for business.
ELLXTT BV ACCLAMATION.
On motion of Col. Georee Gantt
Judge H. T. Ellett was nominated far
Chancellor by acclamation.
CANNON BY ACCLAMATION.
Mr. Georire Gillham nominated W.
D. Cannon for Sheriff and the nomi
nation was made unanimous by ac
THANKINC: THE CONVENTION.
Sheriff Cannon was called for, ex
nreBsed his thank", and promised to
stand by his patty and its nominees
now and always.
Judge Elliott thanked the con
vention in the warmest way. All the
circumstances of his nomination he
said were particularly gratifying to
him and he would always cherish the
warmest gratitude for the people of
Shelby county. Should he be elected
the duties of his office as best hecoukl
MR. DOUGLASS WITHDRAWS.
Mr. Ila E. Douglass at this juncture
mounted tlie platform and withdrew
as a candidate for Clerk of the Crimi
NOMINATIONS FOR TRUSTEE.
E. J. Wendell nominated J. M. Brad
lev for Trustee.
L. W. Humes nominated A, J.
J. M. Tresevant nominated N. I
Mr. Harris said it would give him
pleasure to support the nominees of
the convention, no matter who they
might be. He had alwajs voted the
Democratic ticket, and always would
Mr. Bradley said for the first time
in his life he appeared before his party
anting office, if tbe nomination was
given him he felt sure of election. It
was unnecessary for him to say he
wonld support the ticket from end to
Mr. Lemaster, believing he was com
petent to fill tbe office, asked for his
nomination, pledging himself to sup
port the nominees as vigorously as he
First BtWA. Bradley 65, Harris 117,
Lemster8; necessary to a choice 127.
Second JiaUot. Bradley 71, Harris
lis; necessary to a choice 127; no
Third Btdlot. Bradley 74, Harr.s
119; total 1915. Foul ballot.
Fourth Ballot. HairU 122, Bradley
68; necessary to a choice 127. No
Fifth Ballot. Harris 125, Bradley
63, blank 2, folded 2; total number
cast 102. Foul.
&uth Ballot. Utrtit 124, Biadleyti4,
blank 1; necessary to a choice 125.
Mr. Bradley at this juncture arose
and stating that Mr. Harris having
come within one vote of receiving
two-thirds be withdrew and asked the
convention to nominate him by accla
mation, which was done. Mr. Harris
thanked the convention for his nomi
nation, declaring that the hour was
the proudest of his life.
NOMINATIONS FOB CIRCUIT JUDGE.
Nominations for Judge of the Cir
cuit Court were declared in order.
John K. Speed nominated J. L. Good'
loe. J. R. Godwin nominated L. H
Es'e, Geo. Gillham nominated John
Johnson, Geo. Gantt nominated W. 8.
Fir BaJtoLEetee 85, Goodloe 65,
Flippin 17, Johnson 21 ; necessary to
a choice, 126. No election. Judge
Second Ballot. Estea 96,'Goojloe 77,
Jobnton 15; necessary to a choice, 126.
No nomination. Mr. Johnson's nama
Third Ballot. mm W , Good'.oa
78; neee-sary to a choice, 120.
While tbe fomth billot was being
cast Mr. Goodlon took the stand and
asked that Mr. Estes be nominated by
Mr. Es'es thanked the convention
for having selected him as one of its
standard beartrj and predicted the
election of all the nominees of the
NOMINATIONS FOB PROBATE .11 DOE.
Nomina'ions for Judge of the Pro
bate Court were then declared in or
der. George Gantt nominated J. S.
Galloway; W. R. Howell nominated
T. B. Micou; A. T. Hayden nomina
ted W. B. Glisson: W. G. Weather
ford nomir.a'ed J. P. Young.
First Ballot. Galloway 69, Glisson
73, Micou 23, Young 23; total 188;
necessary to a choice 126. No nomi
Second Ballot. Galloway 90, Glisson
90, Young 3, Micou 2; total 185; nec-
eseary to a choice lza. J. lie name oi
Mr. Young was withdrawn.
Third Ballot. Galloway 102, Glipson
84 ; necssary to a choice 126.
Fourth Ballot Galloway 107, Glis
son 79; necessary to a choice 126; no
ityift.Kuf(o.-(;alloway 114, Glitson
64; necfssiry ts a chon;e 119.
Sixth Ballot. Galloway 124, Glison
64; necessiry to a choice 126.
The name of Mr. Glisson was with
drawn and Mr. Galloway was nomi
nated by acclamation, and made a
ringirg speech of thanks.
Adjourned until 8 o'clock.
The convention was called to order
at 8 o'clock by Chairman Overton, who
annonnccd that nomina'ions for Crim
inal Judge were in order.
J. A. Malone nominated J. J. Da
boee. S. I. McDjwell nominated A. M.
Gil ham nominated T
Gantt nominated A. II.
H. T. Brasrg nominated Orville Yer
ger. J. J. B rry nominated T. A. Ryan.
Dr. J. S. McKialey nominated J. S.
All of the candidates came forward
and made short speeches, pledging
themselves to support the nominees
of the convention.
.First Ballot. Dobo?e 67, T. M.
Scruggs 2:!, Lambeth 15, Douglais 42,
Yerger 22, Rvaa 10, Duval 7. Neces
sary to a choice, 126.
Mr. Dnval withdrew.
Second Baffof Dubose 96, Scruggs
17, Douglass 37, Yerger 25, Lambeth
5, T. A. Ryan 5. blank 1 ; necessary to
a choice 124. The names of Mecsrs.
Scraggf, Lambeth and Ryan were
Third Ballot. Dubcsa 106, Douglass
66, Yerger 17; necessary to a choice
Fourth Ballot. Dubose 108, Douglass
69, Yergr 7, blank 3 ; necessary to a
choice 125. Mr. Yerger withdrew
from the convention.
Fifth Ba!U. Duho;e 98, Douglaes
87 ; necessary to a choice 124.
Siifi Balht. Dubose 97, Douglass
87: necessary to a choice 124.
Seventh Ballot. Doug'ass 95, Dubose
92: necessary to a choice 126.
Eighth liallot. Dubose 96, Douglas!
94. blank 1; foul.
Ninth Ballot. Dubose 87, Douglass
97 ; necessary to a choice 125.
Mr. Tom Jackson nominated T. M.
Scruggs and a pandemonium ensued.
It' was too soon. '
Tenth Ballot Dubose 70, Douglas
8 Scroggs 36; necessary to a choice
Eleiienlh Ballot Douglass 79, Du
bose 6, Scroggi 42; necessary to a
Mr. Orville Yerger was placed in
Twelfth Ballot Douglass 59, Dubose
SO, 8cniggs 33, Yerger 7; necessary to
a choice 122.
Col. George Gantt proposed that the
convention pass the judgeship for the
time being and proceed to nominate
an Attorney General. Lost by an
Thirteenth Ballot. Douglass 70, Du
bose 95, Scruggs 15, Yerger 3; neces
sary to a choice, 125.
A motion to adjourn until 10 o'clock
in the morning was made and lost by
more than a two-thirds vote.
Fourtt nth Ballot. Dubose 112, Yer
ger 7, D ing'asfl 52, Scrugss 8, blank 1 ;
necesutry to a choice, 120.
Scrubs and Yerger were main
withdrawn, leaving Dubose and Doug
lass in the field.
Fifteenth Ballot. Dubose 114, Doug
lass 68; nrceseary to a choice, 122.
Another motion to adjourn was
Sixteenth Ballot Dubose 119, Doug
lass 69, blank 2 ; necessary to a choice,
Judge Pouglass got up and said be
felt deeply graUful for the cordial
support that bad been (iiven hint, but
individual and pergonal considerations
must sink into insignificanoe com
pared with those of tbe county. He
therefore declined to embarrass the
convention, leaving it to his party to
select tbe man of their choice.
Mr. Wendell moved to nominate
Mr. Dubos ) by acclamation.
Mr. W. 'i. Weatherfo:d moved that
Mr. Yerger'B name be again brought
before thi convention, A point of
order was raised as to whether the
nomination should be by acclamation
or ballot. Tbe chairman decided it
must be b ballot.
Sttenun Ih Ballots-Duboee 121, Yer
g 62, blank 6 ; necessary to a choice,
Mr. Ye gersaid he had consented
to allow h a name to be usad for the
Ust balle t, but the convention had
failed to r ominste him and he there
fore snggnted the nomination of Col.
J. . I. Dabose by acclamation.
Col. Duticae raid words failed to ex
press bis thanks for the honor confer
red upon I im. The position was the
most responsible in the county and he
would asitme the office if elected, de
termined li execute his duty in etich a
manner as to deserve as far ns possi
ble! the confidence and retpect-of his
fellow citii 'M. lie had none of tbe
tyrant in his disposition, and would
not uaa his position to nnlustly op
press any nan.
A motion to sdjoars was made and
loatbyaviva voce vote. Another
mo', ion to take the ballot by wards and
districts wa made and lost.
NOMINATION!, FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL,
Nominations for Attorney General
were then decided in order. E. J.
Wendell nominated George B. Peters;
John K. Speed nominated J. M.
Greer; Justice Allen nominated H. D.
Tbe candidates were called on to
Mr. Peters said: "Gentlemen of
the convention, I feel deeply moved
at this manifestation of your esteem.
My record is cr should be a guaran
tee that if elected I will carry out the
law. I am here by a time honored
custom to fay that I will support the
nominees of this convention."
Mr. Grerr said: "Mr. Chairman
and Gentlemen of the Convention I
pledge myself to abide the result of
your ac'ion and to support your nom
inees. I am before you with a record
in making which I tried to humanely,
charitably and justly enforce the laws
cif my State. I have no apology to
offer for that effort to do my duty by
thepeop'eof Shelby county, and no
comttrotnise to make with thoee whom
it oU'end. I stand on the one plat
form cf law and order (or all alike, ba
they rich or poor, weak or strong, ig
noiaut or wipe. If this meets with
your approval I ask this nomination.
If it does not I shall support your
Mr. Weakley said : "I take pleasure
and pride in tne presence of this con
vention in pledging myself to do aa I
have always done, to abide its action
and to support those of its choice.
Six years ago I came into your city
with ten dollars in my pocket, and
four years tftl at time I practiced in
the office to which I aspire. If you
will place tbe nomination in my bands
I will oarry the standard to victory."
First Ballot. Vetert 120, Greer 47,
Weakley 20; necessary to a choice,
Second Ballot. Peters 145, Greer :0,
Weakley 13; neceisary to a choice,
126. Mr. Peters o'ected and the re
sult bailed with the wildest confusion.
The Eticcessful candidate mounted
the stand, and said words were ioade
quate to express his profound thanks
and his high appreciation of the honor
conferred upon him above two such
worthy competitors. If elected be
would catry out the law faithfully and
It was now two o'clock in the morn
ing and the disposition to adjourn was
strong. A motion to adjourn to 9
a.m. was made and carried.
Tbebe wts no gush.
Ellett against Smith.
Proxies were plentiful.
Yalta kr was short lived.
Cannon against Cannon.
Harris opposed to RamEey.
Eleven good men and true.'
The country wanted Dubose.
It was bo yu-ti-fu', be-yu-ti-iul.
Tub bar did a thriving business.
The two-thirds rule was a deadener.
Lbmastkb's strength was only eight
Bradley went down with bis colors
Young's modesty cost him the nomi
nation. Bradley's principal strength was in
The crowd stuck with wonderful
The sweetest morjel was saved for
Most of the Republican bosses were
Palmetto fans and straw hats were
Harris nearly doubled Bradley from
Red and white badges were worn by
Bbadley'b greatest strength was seventy-four.
A rkpresintativb convention in
every sense. ,
Durose led on tbe that ballot, Doug
Tub ham sandwich man raked in
Judo a Wm. M. Smith was a looker
on in Vienna.
Every delegate or proxy had to catt
his own vote. ,
A numiiir of ladies attended the
Ehtes led Goodloe twenty votes on
the first ballot. '
Scruggs polled 23 out of 186 votes on
the first ballot.
Capt. John T. Hii.lsman hovered
on the outskirts. ,
Gen. Williamson came down to in
spect tbe battery.
One hundred and ninety delegates
in tbe convention.
Four candidates developed for the
Thkhb were nearly -000 people in
the hall at 9 o clook.
There were 500 people on the floor
and 200 in tbe ga lenee, .
The delegates drank little, but the
outs'.ucis made up lor ic
Col, .Harry Hill's rubicund face
was seen over the banhtera.
No man knows or can g tiers who will
be the nominee for Reciter.
Harris captured the convention
and bis party wtit elect mm.
It was after 12 o'clock before con'
vention got down to business.
Scruggs said be wonld administer
the law temperately and fairly.
The convention was particularly
fortunate in its choice oi tellers.
The strength developed by Judgo
Douglas) was a general surprise.
. Judge Bigblow peer d through his
spectacles at the gattieraa nosts.
Skveral foul ballot were cast with
out the slightest excuti for them.
Chancellor, Sheriff Trustee, Cir
cuit Judge, Probate J i agechaos.
Just half an hour as required to
take, count and announce a ballot.
0 Capers and Collier will make I
stra'ght fight for Criminal Court Clerk
Ryan said he would Jo his duty as
he understood tha law to point it out,
The rule against Ion,' speeches waa
a good one. ttuslness waa tne motto,
Du rose developed a great deal of
strength and a great dew of bitterness.
Chairman Ovbbton ' rushed it
tbrongh it fine Btyle. Ballots were
The nominees yesterday Cannon,
Ellett, Harris, Estes,
tes, Galloway, Uu
bose and reters.
The crowd swelled from 2000 at 9
o'clock to nearly double that number
Elkitbc lights wer put in early in
tbe morning in anticipation of dead
locks and a night session.).
A friend of Maj. J. C. Maccabe
wuhdretr his name be ore it baa been
nut before the conveniion.
Chairman Overtok collared" a ham
sandwich at 6 o'clock and didn't care
whether school kept or not,
Glisson is unfortunate. lit always
has enouth streogtb t make a good,
stiff fight, but never enough lora nom
The hoodlum element did not de
velop until after 10 o'clock, when it
began to show up on tbe outsido of
Judge Flippin remarked before tbe
convention met that the fellowa would
be surprised after the first ballot for
Tu( air was full of rumors just be
fore the convention reassembled after
supper, and even tbe strongest candi
dates quaked in their boots.
So fab as the reportsra were con
cerned the convention was a ilemni
tion grind. Up to the present writing
there was not even a fist fight.
The floor wfs covered with sawdust
to drown the no'se. By 4 o'clock
there were enough scattered ballots to
deaden the tramp of wild horas.
Duusse sa d he bad been a Demo
crat all his lift', and b'lieved in his
ability to adminitur tbe duties of the
office for which he was a candidate.
Douglass did no canvassing, but
went before the convention on his
record. He was second with 42 vots,
against 67 for Dubose the first whirl.
Lambeth's friends claimed a major
ity of all the wards. He got 15 on tbe
first ballot, which shows how full of
fallacy is the judgment of ye candi
date. Theri are four offices for which
nominations are to be made today
Register, Criminal Court Clerk, Cir
cuit Court Clerk and County Court
Bradley's conduct during the cam
paign was manly and straightforward,
and he made a good fight, though un
successful. He is in line for luck in
Several government employes had
a cbnnce to got in their work before
the arrival of President Cleveland's
pronunriamento against their activity
Chairman Overton used half a bar
rel head for a gavel until after supper,
when James iVUranam presented mm
with a good solid one made of a spoko
and a section of felloe.
At 1 1 o'clock, when tho lock on the
Criminal Judgehip took place, Chair.
man Overton sent for tne electric Mgiit
man and ordered him to fix up the
lamps to burn until daylight.
It waa remarked that when ballots
were being canon eacu name, once
struck, had a run bofora another was
taken up, an indication tnat wards
and districts wore voting solid.
After supper somebody came in
witti the baseball news, When it waa
announced that it had rained at
Charleston a cheer went no. Mem
phis had been saved from detest.
Scruggs would havo bsen nomi
nated on the twelfth ballot except for
the fact that some one nominated
Yerger at the critical moment and
threw everything into confusion.
Successful candidates for Trustee,
Circuit Judge and Criminal Judge
were not allowed to obtain a two
thirds vote. Their opponents with
drew when such a result became in
Duvai, said he would fulfill the oath
of bis office should be be elected Crim
inal Judge. His speech was the best
made by anv of the candidates for
that office. He went down on a good
The recommendation of the Execu
tive Committee regarding the order of
business was disregarded and the old
plan, for which tho Appeal fought,
was adopted Mierin nrst ana unan-
Tub largo number of candidates for
Register, all of whom had warm per
sonal frionds and relatives in tha con
vention, and the fact that it came so
low down in the order of business,
gave plenty of room for trading.
When Harris showed up 117 on the
first ballot Bradley's friends gave tip
all hope of electing him, but they
kept voting as long as there was a
ghost of a show. The first trading done
was in the Sixth Ward.
J tieTirs Jacob S. Galloway, nomi
noe for Judge of the Probate Court, is
one of the most genial and progressive
members of the County Court, always
in the lend when measures for the
public good are proposed. He is feu
lees in the expression of hia opinion,
haa some enemies and ahostot warm
personal friends, and will run, square
up wiui nis ticKet. ne aerveu wuu
Dr. Porter in the Legislature four
Ma. L. H. Ehtis, the next Circuit
Judge of this county, ia a pillar of the
Methodist Church, but be belongs to
the school which does not believe it a
tin to laugh, and by laughing, aided
by good digestion, be haa built up a
big solid name, and is tbe beavy
weight of the battery. Ha knows bow
to wake the echoes on the stump, and
after making a ringing canvass will
make aa excellent Judge.
Cincinnati, Joly 15. Night River
11 feet inches on tbe gangs and
falling. Weather clear and cool.
New Orleans, July 15. Night Ar
rived : City of St. Louis, St. Louis.
Departed: Mary Houston, Cincinnati.
Cairo, July 15 Night River 20 feet
I inch on the gauge and falling.
Weather cloudy and warm. No arri
vals or departures.
Vrxshurg, July 15. Night Ar
rived: Belle Memphis, St. Louis, re
turns during the night. Departed:
City of Baton Rouge, St. Louis ; Annie
P. Silver, New Orleans.
LouisviLLi, July 15. Night River
stationary, with 6 feet 4 inches in the
canal and 4 feet 9 inches on tbe falls.
Business dull. Weather clear and
cool. Arrived: Buckeye State, Cin
cinnati. Evanbvillb, July 15. Night River
falling, with 10 feet 3 inches on the
gauge. Weather pleasant ; thermome
ter, 66 to 83; barometer, 29. De
parted: J. P. Drouillard, Louisville;
Ohio, Cincinnati; Bowling Green,
Bowling Green, 6 p.m.
St. Louis, July 15. Night River
fallen 1 inch, and stands 11 feet 6
inches on the gauge. Weather clear
and warmer. Arrived: Helena, lower
Mississippi. Departed : Charley Bowen,
Ohio river; S. P. Coe, Ohio river;
City of Providence, Yicksbnrg.
W. A. Faires, 57 Union street, has
just received several loads improved
Texas mures and horses. A good
many are broke.
in bemoved bt tub usi of cocoasinb,
And it stimulates and promote the
growth ol the hair.
Bnrnett't Flavoring Exfranfa are tba
A Prominent farmer Writes :
Rovisrt Station, Jonas ooonty, Oa , Jans
20, 1HH4 By tho reoommandation of tba Har.
C. C. Davis, I used Dr. Motley a Lainon
Klixirfor Indigestion, debility and nerrous
prostration, having been a great sufferer for
years, and tried all known remedies for
these diseases, all ol which failed. Vlre bot
tles of Lemon Elixir mad a new man of me
Jnd restored my strength and energy so that
ean attend to my farm with all ease and
comfort. Hefer any one to me.
Your friend. WM. B. EMERSON.
t'remi st Prominent Lady,
I have not been able In two years to walk
or stand without sufferina great iain. Sine
taking Dr. Motley's Lemon Elixir I can
walk naif a mile without the least Inconven
ient. MKiJ. H. 11. ULOODWQRTU,
Bold by druggists. 50 cents and 11.00 per
bottle. Prepared by 11. Motley, M.D., At
BALL AM) BAT.
KEPORTS OF SOUTHERN LEA ( Lit
ashvlllo Wins a Game ut Last, and
Hairs Saves Charleston a
Kain prevented a gams between
Memphis and Charleston yesterday.
Nashville broke her record of detents
by taking a game from Atlanta, while
Macon won a beautifully played game
from Savannah, score 1 to 0. Today
is an off day bnt tomorrow with
Knouff in tbe box we will probably
down the leaden.
HOI Til EK LE4MI K.
Nnakvlllei Wlna bjr Nernleb.
iBPIOIAt. TO TUB APFBAL.I
Atlanta, Oa., July 15. Nashville
won today's game from Atlanta by a
scratch and by reason of an accident
to one of the Atlanta's which camo
near proving fatal in its results. The
score stood 2 to 2, with Nashville to
bat, in the eighth inning. Two were
out when Billy Taylor knocked a lly
over center field. Uogan started
back for iVanniag at great speed and
keeping his eye on the ball in the
air. With bands up stilt running
and jiiftt as the ball had nearly
reached his hands he plunged blindly
into t ho fenco around tho inclosuto,
forgetting about it in hia eager run for
tne ball, iiisluuil bioke the paling,
which it hit uud prmhad through to
the shonldors. He (ell fainting to the
ground, urul his associates rushed to
him and found him badly wounded,
la the meantime, Taylor made a
home run on this hit, putting
Nashville 3 to Atlanta 2. Hognn was
placed on a litter and taken to the
are sing room, whore he received med
ical attention. He was brought to bis
room in the city and is resting easily
tonight. Doctors say no serious dutn
age ta done, and that be will ha out in
a few days. The score by innings wai
Atlanta 0 0000200 0-2
Noshville..O 0100000 2 :
Xneon lsefenta Nnvannith,
IsrXOIiL TO TUB APPBAI..I
Savannah, Ga., Joly 15. Macon
doleated Savannah this afternoon in
one of the finest games of the season.
O'Day and (Jillen was the Savannah
battery, Miller and Daniels for Mucon.
Neither side fcored until tbe eigth in
ning, when Macon sent a man across
home plate. Base hits Savannah, 1 ;
Macon, 4. Errors Mucon, 2; Savan
nah, 2. Struck out Miller, 13;
O'Day, 8. Score 1 to 0.
LouisviLi.a, Kv., July 15. Louis
ville, 8; Baltimore, 5. Two bae bits
Strauss, 1, Muldoon. 1. Passed balls
Kerins, 1, Fulmer, 1. Wild pitches
Kilroy, 2. First base on balls by
liatnsey, 5; by Kilroy, 5. Struck out
liy Itatiisey, ; by Kilroy, 7. Doable
lays White, Mack and Uook, 1,
AT BT. I.0U18.
Sr. Lot' is, Mo., July 15. Browns,
10: Athletics, 11. Earned runs
Athletics, 7. Two base bits Itobln
son (Browns) O'Brien, Larkin, J.
Oloason. Three base liits Kobinaon
(Browns) Coleman, Bauer. Total
base on hits Browns, 10; Athletics,
20. I.efton bases Browns, 6; Ath
letics, 3. Struck out by Foutz, 2.
Double plays Stovey and Gleason,
Coleman and Milligan. liases on
called balls off Fonts, 3 oil Atkinson,
1. Passed balls Komltir, 2. Umpire
PITTHMl'ltO V. MBTItOI'OLITANS.
PiTTBiiumi, PA.,July 15. Ferguson's
Indians dropped another game to
Pittsburg, making the third successive
defeat by too Home ciud. Attendance,
Pittsburg 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0-5
Metropolitans 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 13
II1NCINNATI VS. MIOOELYN,
Cincinnati, O., July 15. Good bat
ting at critical moments enabled the
Cincinnatis to win another game. At
tendance 2000. Score:
Cincinnati 02020. 1 00 7
Brooklyn 0 00004 0 0 0-4
AT NT. 1.01IIH.
St. Louih, Mo., July 15. St. Louie,
I ; Detroit, 8. Karned runs Detroit,
6. Two base hits Richardson, Whitu
and Baldwin. Three base hits Kioh
ardson and McKinnoo. Home run
Richardson. Stolon bines Bennett.
Total buses on hits St. Louis, 8 ; De
troit, IK. Left on bases St. Louis, 5;
Detroit. 5. Struck out by Kirby, 1;
by Bnldwin, 5. Double playa Bald
win, Rlcliardeon and Brouthors. Bases
on called balls off Kirby, 3; off Bald
win, 1. Umpire Sam Crane.
I'HIl.ADKI.I'HI A VS. II0STON.
I'riiLADKt.Hiii a, Pa., July 15. Rad
bourne was hit rather freely today,
which will account for tbe Philadel
phia's victory, as the visitors played a
superb game in the held. Attendance,
Philadelphia 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1-6
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0-3
NatV YORK VS. NATIONALS.
Washington, July 15. A close und
eaciting game was played today be
tween tbe New Yorka and Nationals.
The visitors won through heavy bat
ting in the eighth inning. Morgan, a
local amateur, waa put in the box for
the home club, and puzzled the Goth
am i tea until the eighth inning-, when
they made four singles and a double.
Score by innings:
New Yorka 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 it '-5
Nationals 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0-1
Earned runs New York, 5. Two
buss hi's Kitstcrbrook, Keefe, Dar
gan and Hint's. Passed balls Deasly,
2. Wild pitches Keefe. 2; Madigan,
2. Flint base on balls New York, 3;
Washington, 2. First base hits New
York, 11; Nationals, . Errors New
York, li; Nationals, 5. Umpire
(orlnlli Doe I p Floreuee, Ala.
lariciiL to tub srriAi.l
CcitiNTH, Mikh., July 15. Twe thou
sand people witnessed a great game of
baseball here today between Florence,
Ala., and tbe home team. Florence
failed to interett our boys, while Sttr
rod's curves were a perfect picnic and
were slugged all over the lower end ol
Corinth. Our old reliables, Green and
Bradley, were on hand and they
proved a puzzle that the visitors never
di'1 get on to. Green struck out thir
teen men, while Sherrod came in for
liia share of six. The special features
of the game weie Small, Taylor and
True'a playing. Score: Corinth, 1";
Florences. Mr. Robert Frs.ier um
pired the game in a manner (a tit die
Thi Athletics will probably play at
No Southern Litem games today,
Tomorrow! Meuiolils at Savannah.
Nashville at Charleston, Atlanta at
Lbaocb games today: Cbicagoe at
Kansas 3ity, Detroits at Su Louis,
Philadelphia! at Washington, Bostons
at New York.
No American Acsrcialion games to
day. Tomorrow: C ncinnati at Phila
delphia, Pittsburg! a' Baltimore, St.
L-niia Browrs at New York, Louisville
Tub Eclipse of this city defeated the
Kmekas yeBttrday by a score of 6 to 3.
The pnmo generally waa very good,
and the colored boys showed oil in
tine style, both at the bat and on tha
diamond. As this was the first league
game played here it was very largely
attended and everybody expressed
themeelves as being satisfied that tbe
Memphis colored club wonld win tbe
pennant. They play again today.
Game called at 4 p.m.
A nAi'Tin l triple play waa made
by Nashville at Atlanta Toes lay.
O ine ODened the irame h rlrivimr tha
second ball tossed to center field for
two bases. Pureed then bit to third
for a single and Cline was compelled
to hug the eocond base. Hoitan came
to tbe bat and Cllne and Purceli beean
filaying well off. Hogan bit a hot
iner to Board, who made a phenome
nal catch and then seat the ball to
second before Cline could return.
Bittmau held tbe ball only a second
and tos'o I it to first before Purcnll
could get back. The play was qu ck,
clear and distinct, and brought down
the grand stand.
' LOCAL NOTICJ5S.
Dk. C. D. Smith, Veterinary Sur
geon, JNo. til Aionroo street.
P. M. Stanley, funeral directur and
emlialmur, 55 Madison street.
Db. S. J. Bki.i,, veterinary surgeon,
No. 378 Main street, at F.Jwarda'a
Cliar Watir hot and coM baths,
25c, at the Turkish Bathhouse, No.
222 Second street, ceur Adams.
Miss Lkwkli.yn will take pupils in
elocution during the Bummer
Delearte method. Call at No. 8'.
The ladies of the Third Presbyterian
Church, Chelsea, hold a sociable at
Mr. John M. Wood's, No. 80 Fifth
sttoit, Friday evening.
Rates at Bon Aqua Springs reduced
to $25 i or month, $7 per wenk and
$1 50 per day. Round trip tickets,
f8 60. For particulars see John F.
Key, 44 North Court street.
G. W. M ii.i.kr A Co., Patent Asbe'toa
Fire Proof Roolers. For durability,
fqua'ed by none. Used on wood,
tin, iron, felt and gravel roofs. 55
Tub Herbal Chill Cure, the beat
tonloend antl-nerlodin known. A oertaia
and sure euro tor chilis. Price II per bot
tle, tienii stamps tor circulars. Any ref
erence (ixen. Address John 0. Hacker,
The Georgia Street Methodist Sun
day school will iiave a picnio at Horn
Lake Saturday, July 17th. Trains
leave Miseissippi and Tennessee depot
at 0 :30 o'clock a.m. Faro for round
trip, 25 cents.
If von suffer from looseness of the
bowels, Angostura Bittera will surely
oure you. Beware of counterfeits and
ask your groeor or druggist for tba
genuine article, prepared by Dr. J. G.
B. Slegert & Sons.
Druiuniond'g Natural Leaf.
The only genuine "Natural Leal"
tobacco in the market; "two tin tags,
one on each end of the plug;" a mild,
elegant chew. Don't be deceived into
buying imitations. Take none but tha
original "Drtinimond'a Natural Leaf"
This iowder nerer varies. A marvel ot
parity, strength and wholtiomenes. Mora
eoonomleal tnsn the oriiinnrj kinds, ana
cannot o (old In competition wUh the
snaienuiAe oi iw ten, luvn oi a. u u- v.
lhosihate powilers. Hold only incant. Ko'AI.
jMNK KRICK HK8IDKNCK -On Heals,
J betneen Lsuilerdsle and Wellington.
J. M. TRKZKVANT,
North Court street.
GROCKHY-Hoina a fair easiness i excel
lent location i other business to attend
to . A ddrcps KETA I L, th iso rBce
PORTABLE Knrine and Corn Urlstmlll,
10 horse power: No. 1 order ; rheap.
THOS. DKLANY, 1-1 Front st.. Memphis,
SKCOND-11ANI) ROCK AWAY Bruoo'a
make: alu ost aood as new ; very cheap,
atW.iods A BwoupeV .
OllSR AND LOT-No. m Poplsr street.
wxairti leet. Ai'piy oo premium.
CM1BAP-1 Upright Pisno,7 octare, wal
J nut case.
1 Bauer square, 7 octave, rosewood case.
1 Nunns A Clark, 6 octave. '
1 Mason A Hamlin Organ, i octave.
1 W -stern Cottage Organ,) octave.
1 tiobson Boll Banjo, lady's sine.
1 Bruno (luilar, lsdy's site.
Cash or Installment.
O. K. HOUL'K A CO.. m Main st.
G1 OOD COW AND CALF Mrs. Nellie 8U
T phenson. State Female College.
LOT-60xltW feet-Cheap-North side Mad
ison, half a S'loaro east ot Lauderdale,
(iraded. Apply to
a. wl O AHRISON. 27 Main street.
CIONFECTIONKRY-Well established, on
J a paying basis. Other business to look
after. Inquire of
TRANSFER HOAT-As she lies at Little,
Kock. Ark., the transfer boat HAROLD
B.. 116 feet Ions long.W feet wide, 3 feet
hold: good engine and Bre-box boiler; oaa
in good condition, aid will be sold cheap
Am'lvto Little Rock and furtSmitb. R. W
le altered into a lerryooHi si ,mii j".
Co., Little Rock
C1ROCBRIBS. KTC.-Ilavlng eoncluded
T to quit the grocery rart of our business
our entire stock oi Oroceries. Fixtures,
Prays and Mules are for sale. Anyoae wish
ing to go into the wholeale trooery business
can secure a ""k&'sTONK A CO..
No. 2a Front street.
C COUNTRY NKWSPAPKR Address
) 8 wVARBK-.jAanCaynB.
SBUU the filiate of Tennessee, Ala
bama, Missouri or Louisiana, to make larra
cash profits atoncei a monopoly fully pro
tected. Parties wishW a rood basiaessad
lork. The only rename.