MEMPHIS DAILY' APPEAL THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2,. 1S3G.
THE GRASD JURY.
AX EXHAtSTITE KETIEW
The Condition f the Varloua Count
Instltutiutis and the Books
of C Wee j.
The regular and special grand juries
laconcded t ieir arduous labors yester
day and made an exhaustive repoi t,
for which ttiey deserve to be compli
mented. The two report are preteut
REGULAR GRAND JOBY REPORT.
To the lion. A. li. DoukUbi, Judge of th
Criminal Court of Shelby County :
Bib We, uie g ana jury impaneled
and sworn for tlta vay trui, 1880, of
the llonorahlo Criminal Court of Shel
by county, Tear)., do make this, our
We bad presented to ui 36 indict
mectsduiioK our term, upon wtiiih
we found 109 true blip, ignoiiog
Most of tt.e violations of law coming
before ds have been froui a c ass wh cn
seems to iucrese tiS our cosiuopo.itiin
popuiaion locrdane?. ss early oue
haif of tie iuaiitmeiits are eoibraced
under tbe head of "carrying concealed
weapons" aud ''assault and battery"
The temaiuder ate embraced undtr
tbe list ol cruelty to animal?, felony,
larceny, emntzz etuent, tssiult with
intent to commit muidtr and two oaly
for murder. We cuiiKiatuiats our fol
low cituouu uuon tbe ligbt prevalence
of ( rime u rutur tbe g aver oUenser. It
argues that our population is a re
specter of the law, and that class
wbicn constitutes tbe v.cious, a ruly
and immoral are only aa insignificant
portion of it.
a Your Honor instructed us to make
an examination of the books and busi
ness of tbe
VARIOUS COUNTY OFFICIALS,
B well his thi sa of the Taxing District,
going tack two yeats. You gave us
stvaial 'special" jurrs o assist in
performing this labor. You will see
irom the reports, some of which are
quite volumin us, tuat your "regu
lars" have diecuarged the most of this
The Eubcommiltets have performed
the duties aesigned thi-m promptly,
impartially and faithfully, and whoie
there are, or have been, any abuses
or ineulantita by cflicia s, tuey have
not failed to lepott toe same. We in
repor-, which we herewith submit and
present as a pari of this report.
The comuiittees make a number of
"suggestions" and "i ecommtnilatioae"
in toeir report concerning tbe various
coumy offices, all of which are timely
and to tbe point. The office of Coal
man of the County Court La a veiy
respontib e one. Tuia officer is tbe
financial agent of tbe county, and s
, imimted ith mating settlements
with the revenue collect jrj and other
officials, and it requires a man of
tuorcuxh quaUfkat ona and pia.t'ral
sonse to ptriurni tbe dat es of the tiffic
efiicisnt y. D. (.'. Slaughter, tbe pres
ent incumbent, is vglaut and we
. bslieve iBdicharaiog the dutiei laith
fully and prjinpily.
We cenuut rnuutr.t) in this sum
mary of cur tabors all tbe
"bbcommbudations" and "sugges-
made by the fubjoum'ttee?. There
are leviril, Loaever, we will ca 1
your attention tj. Leaning out moneys
in trie courts, ana e peciaiiy in
the Chanceiy Court, where yuu will
see the sum is now very large and
many of tbe loans are uucolleclab'e.
When a law Is made it should be done
with every safeguard to secure its tol
lection, aud tbe Cleik and Matter
ebou d be p.ompt in collecting when
it becomes due. The practice of re
tiring county i tib ials t kiogoutof
tteir iesaect'v? dikes books which
pertain 10 tbe business of the ouoty
we would stveiely coudemo. .
Thesj biem.iat grand jmy inves'iga
tiooe, inaugurated ix years ago, hive
been produc ive of much giod. The
taxpayer and all good citizens bave
an interest in and a right to koow
jutt how the county offic als conduct
their offices. The expenditue of sev
eral hundred dollars lor this labor is a
laving of t louesnds to the county.
Good oflicials bave been known to
"go wrong," but when any ofhcial
knows his official acts will be investi
gated he will be mote likely t J
"HEW TO THK LINk"
and keep within the spirit of
the law. When an official's attont'on
is called to irreguVities in his office
by a grand ju y it thould be heeded
by him, and not disrrgardad as it has
been done in instance hereto'ore, fjr
it is done for tbe public good. Thelaw
is plain enough concerning the re
quiiemsnts in the administration of
every county office, and when it is not
obeyed tbe county atlo ney sbould
see that aa official does cooforifc to
"We would call Your Honor's es
pecial attention to this matter. It
should be b roe in mind that it is no
slight sicrifire for men of busings to
spend the better part of three or four
mouths in going over the affairs of a
county or ti y like oars involving re
ceipts and disbursement) aggregating
millions annually. Tois work is a
matter of biieiaes and of vital import
to our people t3 Know just now their
pnblic servants are conducting their
R forms should be made when tboir
necessity is pointed out by Buch com
petent agents a th grand jury, or the
expense and labor ol the jury investi
gations shcu'd ceasi.' On tha 17th of
August we vitited the
POORHODSB AND 1N8AN8 ASYLUM.
The Poorhonee and Insane Asylum
we found in excellent condition. Dr.
Duncan, the superintendent and phy
B'cian, is unremitting in bis exertions
in discharging his dutits. The wards
and apartments of the poor unfortu
nates are kept clean and neat and tha
food is well cooked and served. There
were 76 insin and 101 sick and pau
pers; total, 177. Dr. Dancaa utilizes
tbe labor of all the inma'es who are
able to won. A bountiful sup
ply of vegetables i produced,
which adds very materially
toward les ening the supply bill.
Oa tbe 1st of May he had
195 inmates. During May, Jane and
July there were admitted 109. Tnere
were discharged 113 and died 16; total
129. Leaving on band August 1st, 175.
There are twelve employes named
upm tbe pay roll, at a cost per month
of $162. The salary of the Superin
tendent is $200 and the Commission
er's is $85. Total sa'aty account, $447.
A. 0. Wellborne, the Chairman of
the Commia ioners to this iristltu ion,
makes all the purchases of supplies
and examines minutely into every
bi'l. For the quirter endirg June 30. n
the supply bill was $2187. The ent
ries and supplies amounted to $1176
per month fjr tbe quarter. We
in cloie proximity to the Poorhooe e,in
perfect order. The Superintendent,
Mr. If. M. Thomas, and his a'siataut,
W. C Tappsootr, steward, keep the
premises in nice order. We saw the
food at dinner time, which wa wrved
to the convicts, and it was good and
wen co' sea.
The qiart:rj in which the prisono'B
OF Bro eK' a'etnorouiihly cleansed twice
a weea. ine rooms are well wnti'a'ed
and large. The bedding was eooi
The number of envicta at our viit
wa b'l males and 4 female r, total 66
mete people were maintained at
cost p r capua in Ju'y of 8 4-7 cents
peroay. i n labor of thee convicts
is nw nt'l zed and they era doiiw
much goad workirc tbe Dublin roads
am turnpikes of the c untv. Th
number of mules employed to transfer
anu aeepupine woi bime is twenty
two. -j. ney ate cared for at a cost pe
nionin oi to j eacii.
We found at tbe
located on Union avenue, a total of 97
inmat'S; ma'es, white, 05, fena'es 16
males, black, 14 and lemales 2. The
naii-qoa'e eupplv of wator for BJtne
mon'.t s past to tnis institution, so w
were informed, has prevented
loose in caags ot it irom
keeping the sink und close 8
in as clebnty conditi in as thev thould
be. Tbe building was clean and tbe
different wards were in eooi order.
On the ISth of August we msde
a visit to the
located on the river, about four mi'es
below tbe city. Here tbe county owns
e'gbty acres and on the premises is
trie restnouse and potters' neid.
There we e no patients iu the est-
house; the last oue was dlecharged in
June, ints institution is In
charae of Mr. R. C. Sm th, who re
ceives a salary of $20 par month. He
furLishes his own provisoes and pays
a rentxi oi o p3r annum lor tne
eroondt to cultivate. Toe physician,
Dr Cannon, receives a salary of $33
pr mouth, and Cjrom ts oner Agnew
recaivB 140 per month, whicl c sts
toma ntain this in titu-.ion monthly
$87. As a ma ter of economy it is tbe
opinion ot the jury mat 'hs office (f
commiofioner should be ab jli-hed, or
ma Btiary materially rinucea. i"e
buildings are wretched. Toeir coodi
tioa is euch that tbey ca inot be ren
dered comfortable dunrg tbe winter.
One whole end of O'e tif the wards is
nowreadyto tumb edown. We would
reccommend tbat tbese buildings be
put in good order or else torn don.
Tbev are a disgrace ti tlisc iuntr,aod
if thr were any patients there we
would feel like indicting the county
for cruelty iu haviDg no more omior
table apartments, i'hs furniture is
o'd and dilapida'ed and would make
excellent kindling wood. Our visit
to tbess institu ions occurred whwn
the merouiy wss in the handrtd-,
and the circumstances a'tendmt upon
oUr visit to the Prsthiuss w ll bjre
caded with vivid recollections. Try
ing ti make thelarges' 'buiia theci'y
fit tbe place where the real
0ca was, in a ravine, with the
Blotching tun pouring down upon
us was excruciating. Alter a a'k of
two mil s, aud securing the a d ot ex
tra teams, we were able to reorganize
and n sumo our jiuriuy. We would
recommend tbat (be road thrrugh the
enclosure be worked immediately, and
put in a passable condition at le.ist.
There should beshatie nees set eround
tlid -P. s. house and Workbou'e, both
of which would be rsnder d m ne
romfor able during the midsummer
Till COUNTY JAIL
August 23d, and made in icspection
of the same, which we found in ex
cellent condition, dpt. Law lean, the
jiier, is vigilant and attends to Ins
duties promptly. lie deserves much
credit tor the sroo 1 condition of this
icstituticn. We found on tbo jail
rotster tfiirty-eix prisoners credi el t
the county and forty to ihe e tc. Pa'.
nenetnan, the engineer, deserves
mtnt on for his efTicieccv and cLiah
at enticn in the discharge of his du
ties. The soil pipe in the jail buiHing
shou'd be lengtbnned. It is not sufli
cieotly high. By refernncs to an
bea'tu ordinance of the Taxing Dis
trict, regala'ing tbe construction of
pnblic buildings, page 140, settion 59,
the soil pipe io the ja 1 does not come
within the provision of the law.
We made an inspection cf the .
August 23J, and found but few prison
onHts occupying it, as they are dea't
with promptly and confined in the
county jail when convicted. Ths Tax
ing District should bave a leipect.ib e
prison and woranouse of its own. Bv
referencs to the fctn of tbe Legislature
of 1883 it will be sen "aa act author i-
mg taxing districts ot tbe Mats to an
propriate out of the r buck tax s,
salary and rent account a sum not ex
feeding $50,030 ti tbo put
tba:e of ground for, and the
building of sta'ion or workhouse1,"
was pa sd. Undei this act our c ty
government Has authwitr.to proceed
to build a station and workhouse, and
it siuuid not delay about it.
. In concluding our labors and this
report, we desire t j offer our sck io l-
edgemenisto your honor for toe unf
form courtesies extended us during
our many sessions, together with our
high apprtc ation of your qiia ititsai
a genueinati auu eincierjc as an tin
cr it. t uited with the most important
auues pertaining to tne people of HhvA-
oy county ai d inecity of Memphis.
To Attirney General Turner aud the
other officers of your court we bave
none but words of commendation for
their faithful and efficient services, as
sbown by the reco ds of tbe court and
attested by tbe results of the pa 4
twelve mootbs in the diminution of
crime and gmeral cord order preva
lent in tne communiy. Allot which
is respectfully Bubmitied,
D.T.PortBr.Foroman, II. L. PridJy, Clerk,
John 8 Toof, M U. KoilleT,
W.J. Smith, A. W. Newio'in,
Petor Tluera, M. T Willittm.oD,
F. 11 Mdlard, ti F. riuln, m"""
D.C. Trader, A. ti. Watti,
H. B. Ramsey.
Maupats.Septcmbtr 1, uk.
P.8. Since the preparation of tbe
foregoing repnri it has come to the
knowledge ot the grand jury that tbe
laws in reitard to eieciions have been
vio'aed, in the failure of the officers
holding the late election in this conn-'
ty to file returns of same with tbe
clerks of tbe County and Circuit
CourlB. The law reqni ws that returns
shall be made officially within ten days,
where' s twenty six days have elap-ed
and the returns are still unreported In
a official manner.
n T k D,T' JOKtm, ortmia.
II. L. PatDDT, Clerk.
Speelal Oraid Jury.
The Bpecial grand jury also made a
voluminous report of which tbe fol
lowing is a synopsis:
A aummary made ahows tbat the
large mm if $1,388,174 72 has been
collected in the two years by the
Tmstee, and the Bum of $1,772 036 04
having been dbbureed by him, mak
ing the amountwhich pissed tnroneh
i-ii iu two years, Jl'.fiOl,
110 6o, leaving in his hands $213,-
The - compensation of the Trus'oe
for collecting and disbursing this large
amount of money, as shnwa by tb s
report is $24,335 51, or $12,117 75 per
1'jnom, oat oi wn cn ce Las to pay
four r goUr assista'ts, acknowlerlgrd
experts and bookkeepers, who com
mand the h guest salaries, besides
several others as extra assietants on
occasions ol a press of buuneei ip rol
lec irg taxes, bes d s eta ionerv,
blanks, paper, etc , which should be
fiiroitbed him. His rompsnsttion is
not a; aucotnmemura'e with his eer
vicss afier psying all thfe expens?s,
as n win appuar iiios: evident to you
tbat any ovl.er 'han a geot'emaa of
superior excrtive ability tould nc
cununci en om e drryiug th s vast
yo ume of bus mss witnont its becom
mg involved in lnexpicable con
Alawras!edby ths legislature of
losj nes in nwmum of the True
t e's silary at $ 00J per annum, an
amr uot ii suffi iont to drfrav tbe ac
tual ezpsneesof coi.duciicg ths office
in mis couniy.
i . . . . .
ine svsteui ot. I) Otttecping we
found as near perfect as p ssible, an
we do Dot tlrn k it can be improved
The ponds of the fallowing notariei
are rapor ei as ncivlingtibe strength.
ened. F. W. Buttingnus, W. B. Hoy
eer j.bb inorniDD, w, j. witnneil
R. E. L isgne. T. U. L otiev. R. A,
Xrrdau, J. C. Page, H. Y. Morley. A,
Hrzfield, Hum Ricbaid. Thomes
b eming, J. A. Mfrcsr, 8. Ii. Hsynes.
ine C'lmtcnte repoit ail niauit,
t rates' bonds goo l exceot the fallow
ing: John M. Rourke.
All conotibles' bot ds are reported
ood except me t"imwing: w. 1$
Beatty, Jes. Gift, J. E. Frcs'.
Th-v a!s report tbat the bond of
Shf nfr W. D. Cunnon a id tbat of C.
Wea'herford.back tax collector, should
They alto report on all the bonds of
guardian, a Immistrutors, etc , some
of which are repor ed good, some bid,
Borne need et cuguietiug, and some
tbe Bureiies are dead.
C3UMY COURT CLXRR.
Dur.ng tweuty-aix m nttis' period
his cotieciiona for Is a e and countv
revenue irotn ticenre, privileges, etc.,
am' untea io s-o-voo su.
bettements were made mor.tl.lv
with tha 8:ate ar,d county, for which
pr.iper receii ta were exr.ib ted.
We would recommend that all
licersi iesned shall be conrtersigned
by tbe Chairman of the Uoun'v Cm t.
and an accv u'it hi kept by him againtt
the clerk f. Teams. In this way rnurh
Brent r eecuriiy would be afforded
than now exists.
Tbe Keamter is required bv law to
collect ceitiin taxes oa transfers of
. al es a'e, "and to cay tbe earns to
the Clerk of the County Court." The
KfgHtereriouui be required to make
nia settlements with tueCleik month
ly. UiH settlements, during our exam-
. a ion, are more than a year apart.
Jnthe faceoIapc8itivesta ement for
the government of this office, 6 per
cent. hf.s b i" n charged the ciuuiy and
allowed by the different Chairmen of
theCtu ty Cout in a'l sums colli ctd
nd paid over with ths eitoutinn of
aid sales, lit nations, me ranges and
school tax. Tne amount wr nj(failr
collected from tl-e county will reach
the eum nf $15,600.
it is a quertu n lortlieueneral Uom-
mitt-e t do'enuire ha' s'ops shull
be tnk n in this n,a tor. 1'. is but fa r
t) the present incumbent to ray tha'
he has mr-rely followed in the fo t-
eps cf his preJeceesirs in system,
oommiittitor s, etc.
Yonr commit ee t3 examine the
Sher ff a nice bg to tubinit the fol
lowii g report : We i aye carefu'ly ex
amined And checked a 1 reccipti tnd
dis utsemen's of thi-i r Ifice from June
1, l8S4,t Jane 1, 18S6. TbeBhe iff,
Mr. W. D. Cannon, is receipted within
this time :
By Htiprerce Courf 26,2S0 75
I'.y Chancery Court 6,tr8 22
ByCrcuit Cont 4 195 15
By friminul Court 1618 50
By Pr .bie Court 215 40
Andetaods iquare wub all of them,
lawful foes only being cherged. De
lniuuent. laxea for Sttte. csuutv and
T.xing District ar-s no longer a part of
tbe business of th8he iff'a oflics,
i ... .... '
uu-. remain who tne trustee.
Jhe requiremeut cf the Sheriff tp
euminnns witnesses for detense in
criminal caees, often at considerable
expers-, is without sufficient remu
nerat ou to cover the actual outlay.
Wea'so find a loss of iiS92 ;S to tne
Shorifl on county warrants fiom Juue,
1833, to June, 1886, ia which he is
The offices of the Circuit Clerk, Reg
ister, Cr rut nal Court Clerk, Piolute
Ooun, Public Ad.dinistrato" and Kick
lax Uollrctor are ail lepo ted to be
CHANCKRY Ct.URT CLERK.
Upon a tar.ful and tbor nigh exsm
lnution we hud thuttlm comnittoe ap
pointed by the Court to set le Uie ac
counts of ex Clerk and Mas er R. J.
Black nude e'rory in five caee, and
that R J Bleck paid vr ti t pies
nt Clerk and Masier, 8 I. McDowell.
$2S5 34 too much, wt ich has sit.ee
txenptid btck. A c.reful examina
tion of the fund account of Clt rk aud
Ma-t rS. I. McDowed shows 'he to al
amount due to be $125,919 79, which
is all pr, p-r y accounted lor In bank,
etc. Ti e C eik aud Mas'er does n';t re
gard his ledger ami cub bmk as be.
fringing to the offlc al bot ks of the
office, and in es'erta-nirg the status
ol each cae we ha t ti do so from the
"fnnd account bo k'."
Your committee would call vnur at-
tention to tbe liberal accommodation
expended boiroweri in this court.
By reference to exhibit Q ti this re
port it will b sen that when Mr.
Black retired fr - m olli-e there was
loaned out $53,403 06 three of tiie
notei ars barred t y limitation, fifteen
are past due, aud Ihe remainder are
payable ou demand, having br-en in
emsteme seveiai years, r-mce Mr.
McDowell has be n in office, abiut
twenty months, tbe liens bave
reached t'.e sum of 31,90i 44. Of
tbess note eight are ptt due, several
are wiihout security or collators', and
a numher of them are drawn bv Dr-
sons who have fsiled in business tee
exhibit ' a. " Tbese losns are nnon
order of tbe court, and the Oierk and
Master is not respocsible for any
los es which mny occur. Eighty-five
thousand dollars is a very liberal ac
commodation to borrowers in tbe
Chancery Court. As i here is no law
fireveutng tbe court from lend
eg money, the practice will doubt-
lets lncredse as toe innos in
crease. Ine couit nugnt togua'd well
the funds of the widow, minors and
oihani, and if a loan 1b made of their
money, require gut edge" sscurity.
Thers are no over charges iu this
nffice, tbe feel are properly taxed.
Litigation is largely on the increase
820 rases have been filed in twenty
mont'is. "This is the couit where the
lawyer lis down iu green D'slures
and is led beside the at 11 wa e8."
The not'S taken on lund tales amount
to $364,082 01, and, strange to say, the
Clerk and Mailer nas do "bills receiv
able bxik." Many eot's taken for
money leaned and purchase of real
estate are barred by the statutes of
limitation. Tr is pail of the business
should be looked af'er.
b duunrnos aa w41 dtot
bmImiimL it lDd. of U
ing tarn bHM ok uw '"' w irepr tw vj
rw Ciwnniaunt. If
unpuniic numtHm, atid Ot-
The Planters Firo and Marino Insurance Co. I
uvai ui m u -
Vuinklj nl aainpltl iirr l)vni'pln in U
ju ktna. llrriburn, K.-lrhlu, Tiuiliia ihe
C0O41. aio. ii nnrwuM nuu ponim. tnw UUhmI Mi
ill tha amwf,! and aula tna Mm.l.il.m i
kxr. J Tj KoaHITEH. tlia bonorwl iNtatur of tha
ITinit Rtifnntl Ghurb. Baltiruom, Md MTf
UaTluc uwkI Brown's Inai Bittar for byiiianaui
uandinc It hlxhly. AlaooonaHjHr it a aplpnilid tutuo
and inv&nial.ir. and varv atraiutthniiltia "
Hun. JomrB O. Soil. Judica of Ciirolt (Vmrt,
OUntMi Oo.. Ind., aar: " Ibw mott ihawnul taati-
faonl to tti erflcaoj of Browo'i Irou Kitlora turn
jrtpriiala, and aa a tonio '
Cannula ua abora l'rada Mark and emaaad id line
uu wnc u.arn mane i li y )V
BUOHN CliEallUALlO., UALl lMOlii' alO.
DR. C. MclANE'S
BB RIIRB YOU UKT TUFS OGNUIRB. Ta
wuniermitii ma mam in nt. Louu, Mo,
Care Dlseuea uf
Worses. Cattle. S.ieep
DOGS, IIOG3, TOULTRY,
In iiho for ovor 20 veuru by Farmers
Stockbreeders, llorso It. 11., lo.
Used by U. S. Covornmont.
W STABLE CHART-VSt
Mounted on Rollers & Book Mailod Frca.
IIumnlircyi'Mod. Co., 100 Fulton 8i.. N.T,
III una Al vtc?m
Tfie onlv titf ppsf-ftil retnn.lv fm
Ncrvcus Debility, Vital Weakness,
I pur vial, vrb vmlffttlu iarro vitl mwlitr, fur fft.
SOU. I1V Tlll)()(.iHTH. (iririt i i -1 i:ii1 o.i rtiri'tptol
ritw. JIuiMbfcjrfMrV Itntllciiittli). HM tviltifk ttt.. K.
W. N. HALDEMAN. '
Preaident of the Ureal LOULSVlLi. COU-
nifilH-JUUH.-MAL W telll Bat
he knowi ol
Wintmmith's Chill Cure
Oi ncs or thi Copbikr-Jdiibnal,
Lr ou villi. Ky.
Dr. mttral tmtfA. 8irl iLit-aa rul I hava
baerred tbi mini Taun. the Talue ol vnur
reioeay iircaipunif ine to my. in reply to
ut reaueie, what 1 know uf your Chill
ure. ine .rirnte ariureii"n uf iu cra.'ioi
I MU, Bll.1 KUDU rGBUlU HDBOU
hail observed on Mr. E. W. Mriiith. who,
for more then SfteeB Taara.l.had huan fnra.
an oi my once, iriduoeit mt 10 :tet It In
yiBmus. rae rasuiu nav .eeitn enttt
(atim.iotory. Tie Brit oitw km uf two
yeam- itamltnt, io which I belierer tTery
known remedy had been tried with tempo
rary reltel the chilli returnlnt periodically
nd with areminKly inorea.eit eevrrity.
V our cure broke them at once, aud there hu
been no recurrence of theui for more than
iz month. The other coae was o: a milder
lorin, and yielded wore readily to other
remedioa : but the ohilla would return at in
tervals until your medicine waa uaed, ainoe
wuicn time, now aeveral month, they bave
entirely diaapneared. From the opportu
nity 1 have had to .Indite, I do not heaitateto
expreaa my nelmt tbat your Uliill Cure lat
vuiuanie apociun, and performa all
W. N. OALDEMAN.
AHTUl'R PETKK i CO., Agept-i. Louli
L C TYLER.
,n totnpiwB Rullrii.r, y,0. 4 HadKnn HtrrH, HompbU, Trnn.
i. X. ruai ta, rr. I JJ ot i rton. jr.. VliwPrM.II. II.NfllTH
HIAT. K. Allanl Nrrrdarr.
(jUDV.U'i, of J. K. Oodwin A 0,..; J M. (1 '(11)11 R. of (Joodhar to. :
. J- M. I'lllLLlPd. HARUW1 PKKKS
uuimrario uil.mr.NIH l7. a waaj. th Half H M llllon.
wrni,i innrriaiiy iirkirril.
AlaA R.itf.t.nl, It. CnH.w.iH... . . .......
. ,...-vU.u ,Ur u.niriHi.ii r mi, oi ipri n$n Id, ftlt.R., lilOKQIA llOHB INarRAKCK
"""ii muiTvi iiii.o1 vnai'anorca, lenn.
WILL be opened une lat. ThlinoUd
waterinir-place ia aituated aix milei
Irom iKtna Furnace, on tbe Naahville and
Tuaealoona rai'rnad, in Hickman county
Tenn. Uaok will meet all traina at Atna
and will oonvey ueta to aprinua at a Terr
Kuard, ito For tlnalbt ! fffST
! In I Kalr l-aiiiilllra.
We invite all who wtah to enend the moM
pieanant aenn of their uvea to come to
.."irr.nm, eapeciaiiy aeeKera
anu ne.ntn. M
ood water and pan air ia
. .Liverymen, Centrevllle, Tens.
A. DKA.N, i'roi.rCeptreville Hotel.
AT CRAIG'S SEED STORE,
39 Union St., Memphis, Tenn.
(jKftN U IIOI I I., Al.l TI NPRlSua,
v, H'h'lM Oo., Va. High up in the
Vlra-lmauiountaine. Pictureaque aurrtnnd
Iniia.exieniiveand beautilully ahaded lawn.
Uaa, electric bell, aud all modern Improve
menia. i wn dtlv mtii.. .,.. .in.....k j
eapreja ofceca on ihe preuiiree. Table the
very belt. Luiuriou.ly fumiahed roomai
am orb band ol tuurio. Send for illu.tri.ia.4
.amphlBt. Charr moderate. Open for vl
tnra, June Vith. Hnrt: il (,, ('Aoienta
. T. IARA80.
0. 0. HUH.
R. A. PAKKB&.
I. L. WOOS80!
Amonc tli Northflrn l,t--.
of Wiaoona n, Mlnneaotaand Iowa, are but.
dreda of deliahtlul plarea where one ean rata
tho'uiuinrrmonlha iu quiet reH andeoicy.
ment. and r.h.m . . . v. . , .
heated term completely rejuvenated. Kaoh
recurrini aeaaon brinn to Uconomowoo,
af.ul'?'1h' .li",r,illm' frontenao,- Oko'
bo)l, Minnetonka, White Bear, and innu
merable other oharmlne Incalitloe with ro.
J. T, FARGASCN & GO.
Wholesale Grocers & Cotton Factors,
999 x ront street, xaemphla, Ton a.
Oettem eonaif ned to ma will have oar eereful attention. W oarry at all Uraea b vetu
eteeud atook ol
Sttple& Fancy Groceries, Wines, Llquors.Tob&ceo & Clgare,
uianiio nauiea, taouaanda of our beat eennla
whoae winter homea arann alth. .lit. A(
on and Ullop'e line. Klriianre and com.
Ion, at a moderate coat, can be readily ob
tained, i A Hat of anmnar hnma. wl,W .11
peoeaaary Inloruia ion pertainli u thereto, ia
beini diatrihuted by the Cmt im), Vt!wp.
AN O UT. P.DL Rill. WIT. anri -ill k .
free upon innlicatli n hv lu tn a v ii
( arieuur. (Jeneral Paaaeiter Aent, Mill
wank.e. V ia.
W. T IMMVIHCK. ti.
JVo. .51 TfadiMoit S.irAt. t KTmiklii. T--n
A. VACOARO & Co
WHOLESALE LIQUOR DEALERS,
Noa. 278 AND 280 FRONT STREET, MEMPHIS.
Crab Orchard Springs,
T INCOLN COUNTV, KY. -The excellen
J-Jof theeulrine. and aocommodationa char
B'tenatift of thia hntal riurin. tha ..
yeara, ahall be fully maintained thia aeaaon.
Kxcurainn tioket to ihe fprtnea br tbe h.
and A. l.ui.aav are tnml via l.n,it.ll!. k..,k
(oini and returnine, to proced on first train
uocced'n arrival in Louiivilla.
i iiiMr r. pnt.'t .1 r k t vn ..
m n- iji.um? "-tl (
unce anu .urre a -u niic--Tv-,,''kg.. m
mt i. ...... wwn - 11 -
VUI.II in llu.ll K'i1,rifr.i?'" Iu
or Powder, Kro.
from 1 n j it r i o u i
Ilrum and OrTon
A nar'ic e la ai.nllail I. to an.oh nAMlril .,..1
a aarreable. I'rue fill c.nti nt lMi-iil;
By uia;l. triilpt- rail, tKinenta. tircularj free,
LIVERMORE FOUNDRY AND MACHINE COMPANY.
roUMHU & XACIIINB HUrT, KiOto 174 AIam St., Meinphlf
Oa Bur Iron
IfT" ' "alr. liw. v.
" . .. 1 lira- ,1 1 1 OfUtt.l.i. "II ot
newapaixr. and oaliinatea o the otn
yertiainir. The alvvrliier whj name ti r;wd
one dollar, fiuda tn!it illie iiilonuatiop ra
quirea, while for'thlm who will invnit one
1 hilrdred Ihooiiin t..inll.rl in'.adveitia.na a
i 'he. 1.0 ta Imlicaled which will mret ilia
very req ilrment, or oan be made to du so
by aliaht ohaniic. eaaily arrived at hy ere
ponilenxie. One hundred and filtr-triie
ditinna bave been leaned, bent, pcetiutd,
to any addreaalor ten on.. Apply to UFO.
Y, KOWKLL A DO.. NEWfc.PA.MSrt A I)
VKHTI81NU HtlHKAI'.MNi.ruoeat. It'r.nt
inc Uouaa Nuuare , New York. '
t rf a aV
KOJf & RAILWAY SUITLY I)Kl"T, Si and Second tit.
1 10 ,F.t.
'.let Third aad Koiirth.
tSunoeaariM in Una leturlnient to JOHN MANOIillB.)
rWrite na (or inlormntion on VV 'I'HINil in ..tliarlinn
W. T. STONE.
(Suocemora to Eokerly, Stone A Co.)
ALSO, A0ENT3 FOR TUB
WINSHIP COTTON GIN
Koch's Pat. Store
Nil KI.VIi. ia adjustable to meet any need
orbuaneaa. It ia olienpcr tau old at vln. Can
tie put up bv any one. l'i.rtiiHlfl lor
1'aulrjr anil (luiik Slirlvra. Addieia
KOOII A. II. ., JHitn,,
XII MklS MT., PKORI. II I,. .or,
Klinmona llnrilwarfi 4'o.,St. Louie, Mo.
J)rug Store lor Sale.
DRUO STORE. T5Charleaon avenue, dn
Ini a nrat-c'aaa Prescription and I'ruf
Bu.tneaa. Uuod reaaoni fur Belling , Apply
COAL AND WOOD
llt BKAt.B BTRBET,
Hearfthe Corner of Deao'o, Memphta, Tenn,
W. II. UUOHEY,
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE,
Office, COS Main Street.
Firat Dour South of Enelnchouae.
erStrlct attention fiven to all bualneai in
mated to b ia care.
For Sale Engine and Boiler.
2PJ H0RE POWKR-Nearly new.' Alao,
'J aaokoataclc, helllna', pullryi, ahalt-
lnr, too.'f, etc.ot.lv to or nddrcaa
IO0F, MoUOWAN A CO,
BmeceaNri to POBTEK, T1YL0B k C0.(
''1 at .4 till t Uinf ftrlt
no. ZOO FRONT STREET, i i MEMPHIS.
J. A. BA1I.KY.
. IS. WITT.
ll ltl Second NJr, (, Momiiliin. .
ALAROB AVD OOMPLBTB 8T00K OK PU1MBHI13. KH AND STKAM KlTTKRb
MltrUI liimn. Iriv Wain. Iron, t.ai.1 and -lone I'ine. Ha. Purrnm. 01. .!... Kin
HILL, FONTAINE & GO.
Cotton Factors and Wholesale Grocers
S9G-80S Front St., MemphU. Tenia,
HILL, FONTAINE & CO.
Cotton Factors. Commission Oerchantu,
Wo. 11G South Slain Rt.. Rt. Iul.
dire all forms nf PRIVATE
h thri-BiiU of twit artu-v lb t'UU. Mpioft (im ic a
itm ! nr tittm num and Huducln ftottM M
4ni l drtonik), Uinutrw of Hll., WfiioUv Hetm . Tty
alltm'Af . flirt, -Imod Itftffi.. ttm',mliiKnrtunT cr FtDil'M,
turn Ian lmjitvitr nr nfihwpM. r lbr(bW .
irLti) oun'l. KYPilljUlS wU'lf Mr
rniu. j.itit, uonorrntjiv
lur, O rolit III rtilk, m Km,', f
ivdlwtfttMaj aulokli otiratL
't It wHr i litt-nt thl tub atrial) bnniahtavUI u-. .
wrln rlaaa of ii, ni imtliia UrawMtult au e
iwaiiiifii.' i-:t..oi lo m Mtr- Wbta fl ' Gi-.wtat tu i- i t
a ul.r by mall at rra aayntiatf.
i "itbltlliiii iwratiaah at b UaUr rtM t& lumrai
.1 mv ta ant ia any arta-aa, mafat anvlai, er Ui.rr,
ill. pnuiia M rad b l. i dJr.M i
.ffi'. -ai H A. V. ar K r. awlmla.'' 11
I1KAI.THI WKAI.TH.-Ob. K. 0.
Mm- WlT', N.RVi AND IIBAIM la.ATMaT.
a anaranleed aiiectAa for Kyaterla. Dliii
noaa. Convulaion.e, Vita, Ncrvona Neural-
Eia, lieMaone, flervca Proetration, canaed
y the oae of alcohol or lobaooot Wake-
rulneea. Mental Dem-eaaion. nj'teninir of the
Brain, reaultinf in Inaanlty and Ion In to
mlaery, deeay aud il oaths Prematare td
Aie, Darronneaa, Loaa of Power in either
Involuntary Loaaea and Bi'eruiniur-
rhea, oaa. I by over-eiertion of tha brain,
aelf-abuae orovcrlodulcence, Kaon box con
tain! on montu'a treatment. II a box, or
aix boiea for 13, arm kv mail nraral.1, on
reoeititol orloe. We euarantre Blx Itoiea
to oure any eaae. -With each ordor mceivad
by na for aix bo5a, acenmpanied wit' II,
we will aend tha nurchaaer onr written
luarnntae to refund the money If tha treat
ment doe. "Ot eaect a enre. Hnaranteet
laaned only ha A. KKNKKKT ADO., l'rut
tiata, Meuiiihil, Tenn.
Ji.'isk. Dial hlTlav
a. w. tomlin: wm. bk'jjkb.
NEW CARRIAGE FIRM.
Tomlin & Bcnjes,
171) Main Nt, Memphis.
Offer epeclal Indaoemonta In Open ttnef tea
of onr own maae, at lrt Top bnnciee of
oar own make, at 112". All work war
ranted. Call before you buy.
ear flavins dlapoaed of onr entire atook of
Vebiclea ana t'e iiiinoinciurtri Depart
ment to Meaara. TOMLIN k ItKNJhS, we
beapeak for them a continuance of tie
paironaite an lone eat ruled to U.
CAHRTAQK HARDWAHK tlQMPANT.
U" aawWflaMea aVrJwrv
r.r.al f !i AU(-,i' Letter Prcaaei, Cabtnei
r.! " I r-I ladifli' Fancy Doalu, a.
"rZl t OH-lrw-fl finmit (hxhIb and ldtmm
ua-a'JMiwfTi I'llotMCIiiHrBiitw), (UttAkkkf
Inta I1KL.T or Ke-
fenen tor ia madeoi
reaaiy inr the cut.
t defeneration ot
Wi vrDlrorV Jtn0 ireneratlve cr
VtVvV'WIC'.BU'.jffana There ta no
N?i - roRlL.- -'V miaiakeabon thiala
. " r .atrauient the ouo-
iVlEN v OfiLl iur-t:
tiiflin to ha .lfhT ROtitin J)o but ooutounii
tli in rith Klorlrici linlit b Ivcr Notl to cart
ftll 11 Tn from hn&d to too. It m tor t.h ON K
ipflciSo iiuriioi). For r.rriiinr rivtut. 'oil
nf .nontlion, mitlri-fc .'hovfr U'ooirtn Jit
Oo.. 1"' Wfjhn. ., CM Hi,. . t.
Manufacturer of Alabama Lime,
AND DEALER IN
PORTIjA WD CEMFNT,
I.OI ISVILIiK C'EMEAT,
II Al M and FIUU URICK, Etc
I. J. Clau II.
'SMC- jwinM i zsa
TTliolesale Grocers, Cotton factors
And Comtnissisn Werchanli,
232 mi 234 Front St., Memphis, Tcn
BJETWKXA ADAH) AMD JKFFERrlOH.
Mr. t. V. RAEflT d.votea hit erhola time to the welrhlnx and aale e( J1 Cotton eitniaad
io oir euare. tot ten tvarenonae. waaninxtoB itreeu
fwnit iiltirl,l ra.iir.lf
known a) ut fof 1 .onoi lb jm
an. I t.lctb
W haa aotit conM-m
at le, . n.l In i, vary .... u
u utulai tl. u.
Oaaraataaa aal laV
J aaua. BuuHara. a
wra.ni, bj it.
yJjtaM ChlBlCal ;
W Taw Sul.lhyDturtl
lHaa" 1 flUe tl.Vt-
ii.js.4i. n. r.
A Valuable Patent.
Dewy' (Herte) (era and rat PUaat.
HA VINO perfected my Invention, I vHak
to plaew it before the public, eepeoialiy
aannataotar.ra. Aa a Corn Planter, itiaa
perleot aooeee ovene the drill, diatrlboted
tha toed anci.rat.ly, nninlored, and eoveril
tha aaioe, theroby one man performlnc tha
work of three. Thav hay been Bead ll
thia aectioa for oyer a doteo yeara with per
fect aatlafaetion. Can give reapoueible taatl
.JOUN U. DANCY.Dancyvllle,
Havwond eennt. Tana.
Electric Belt Free
TO Introduce it and obtain agent wa wll
for the next aixty daya (ive away, frea
of oh area, in each county in the tl. . a li lu
lled number ol ourWefinaa t.lrrlru tJa.li
(ante auapenaory JHrllai, Price $fl a
pnaitive and nnfailina euro for Xervona De
bility, Varlccele, ivnii'alona. Imqotaucvr
etc. Ifxal.llU Hawari paid if every Dolt wa
nitnniactare dcea rot finerate a rinoine
alactrlo retreat. .4 i.trv.a at oace t.LK0-
Kia biZlt ACiscy, p.TO.iBox.ir
Srooklrn, N. I.
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