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MEMPHIS, TENN., FRIDAY, .. SEPTEMBER 3. 1886.
VOL. XLVI ?;0. 20!)
THE HORROR OVER.
50 FURTHER EARTHQUAKE
SHOCKS AT CHARLESTON
Confldcnce Gradually Returning, but
Much Aiiprelu'ngton Still it'll
Awjiiff the People.
LOOKING IMO THE DETAILS OF
HINDIS AS I tit.
llie Appparauce or the Cltv-Measure
for Heller The Official
Chablb:Tos, S. C , Septcmbar 2.
The lust e.itbquak i shock was experi
enced here at 11 :50 o'c'o;k last liuht,
since which time there has bien no
vibrations. The people are jus, b
tiuuinz (to pick up coarrge to come
out. Eflor s are beina mado to c ear
paths through the streets for the pa?
&ge oi vehicles and pedestrians, and
tlie city OLce mora begins to show
some sigcs of hi . For two long dcys
and nights rf horror women and chil
dren have basn ramping out in the
parkland squar e. Trie ep-tbquake
has ewept over the c ty like a beeom
ul destruction, and Charles' ou is laid
- down in tbe dust It U irapoatible to
give any correct eptiintite of the low of
life and property for the two days and
ciitbti. The people have done nr.ts
iug but bu idle ou the equarts, small
dei ached relief parties gon g on to dig
out tbe dead from tbe debris ir succor
tbe wounded. The fir it ajateuaized
effort to get at the facts is now mak
ing. Tcelhtof the dead r.-ccgo'zed
and reocrted ibis morning at this time
(11 o'clock a. m ) foots up to eixtn
and the search his ooly commenced.
Tne list of the wounded will go
into the hundreds. About jven
eighths of ibe bouses and public
building in the city aie eithvr dam
aged or wrecked. Even tbe historic
St. Michael's and (it. Philip's are so
badly wrecked that it is feared th'y
will have to be taken don. Tue
waves fiom 9:ii5 o'clock Tuesday
n'gh: have been csmiug in ohxQonce
every five or six hour.'. There has
been none tow fxr twelve lour, aud
strong hopes a e ea'erlaintd that the
horror is about over. ?
B C3MING MORS AND MOBE ALAS MI NO.
As the deta Is o! tSe calamity in
this city ere gathored its ell'ecisb
come more and more alaiming. It is
feared a'so that much distress will
prevail, as by lar the larger ptrt of
tbo;e whoae property tas been
wrecked or sericu.y dimiged be!ontr
to tbe poorer c!a ee. People are rs
cheerful ai poisible under the terrible
circum'tancee, and aie trying to re
store order out of cbair. The aggre
gate lore is expecttd to reach $3,00?,
000. Toe warvts, warehouses and
business facilities of tie city are gn
e ally uoanVcted by the caiastrop'ie
and Chariest n is as ready as ever for
tne transaction ot nueinets.
DEAD AMD WOUNDED.
The cfflc a! tota' of deaths is thii t
tbree. The wounded will piobably
number a hundred. Biuiueis is aiill
easpecdtd, tr.e whula attention of the
people being given to pioviding for
ref'.ige and nicking residences eafe.
Brink avers have advmced their rat?s
to $6 a day. The CiyOtuucil wil
probably meet 'o noirjw to provide
measures for re'i vmg the poor. Ex
pressions cf ga in.de ere heard on all
sides Jor toe a-pitjcarjc ouered to
OharlRwym, of whicii tufL rirg people
will ghraly avail fieujSrlves. A co.-
rected hit p! deaths will be given
later. 1 dpi e were abocss last night
at b:M pm., ll:oUpiu. and o a.m.
All Wr re light. Conddeoce is gradu
ally returning, hut much appieiieu
jBion is still felt.
1 AT OTHER POINTS.
Specials to the Ntus and Courier,
irom pom's in r-outn. Uaroiipa, rana
ing from tbe ext. erne northwest to the
eacoast, report severe shocks of
earthquake, with more or less result
ing damage 1o property, though with
out lots of fife eo far as known. In
Orangeborg peoplo b?cime so much
alarmed that many moved to Co'.um'
OFFICIAL l:st of thb dead
Tbe following is tbe tfTicial list of
the killed by the earthquake, or have
eicce died ot their injuries;
MKS. C. BARBER,
A1NSLEY II. HOHK'ON,
B. P. MEYNARDIK,
, MRS. RACI1AEL AUREXS,
' UuLDIli AHRENS,
WM. U RANT,
HANNAH KM ALLS,
ROBERT ROlinKK, '
SAKAH MIltOI ElON,
' TAKING ACCOUNT CF TTJK DAMAOI.
TVia npAnlft' QrA wn'tilallv f .bin. on.
4eonnt of the details of the injnry
wnt Iraii hv thft flir rnill Ir A o rwl (Kahii
rf demajea to property is atartling. A
limited cection in the south of the city
is a eample of the whole. Standing at
the posteffice and looking west n al
most iixiDrsmb'e roadway of ddbris
meets the eye. Tbe building of tbe
Chamber of Commerce is badly dam
aged, a portion of the south and east
walls having been thrown down by
the violence of the Bbock, and tbe
buildings cf Walker Evans and Hoes
well have a'si Buffered, while the
heavy granite dabs which forced tbe
parapet of the Newt and Courier build
ing lie on tbe sidewalk, leaving the
elate roof and a portion of the attic
flxir. exited. Almost tbe entire
front of the building occupied by
Myers's cigar etr re and Smith's sten
cil establishment is torn out, leaving
the npper fl-.ors expowd. The Plenge
building, at the corner of Churcb
street, was badly damaged. Most of
tbe buildings on the etreet are more
or less datnrg?d, but the violence of
the earthquake is mott perrpptible at
the historic ioter.iFction of Broad and
Meeting stre's The police station is
most complete wreck. The upper
edge of the wall has been torn down,
and that of tb north wall bas f Allen
oa the roof of the porch, carrying it
wav and leavin? on!r tbe la'ge
fluted pillars standing. The city hall
J apparently escaped serious damage,
but is badly cracked and tbe court
house building is badly damaged, ibe
walls be:n c racked in Revenil plio-s
and portions e' '.. .: f and. gables
beiDB thrown d.iwn. The fire proof
bui ding B$ema toetbnd as a rock. The
Rubins of the nor;h and south porches,
however, made cf tolid brown Btoie,
have been thrown to tbo mvement
beiow. mis armeara tJ the only
uamnge aone to me ouuui' g.
THB WOBST WBKCK
in the ioiality is St. Michael's chnr h,
which seems to I e doomed to de-et-action,
'ihe Bteeple, tt;e reptirj
of wh'ch hud just been complet
ed, seem 1 1 be in act, but it is out of
itliirub and is in mom ettary danger of
Hi an, xne maaive poicn bus bee a
wreucded frjrn the body of the church
rnd tbe tmiiu'ng Din litn-n cracked in
four ulai'tH. Onecr.citin tbe r.ortb
wall extends from the eavaa to th
lowir window, two on the west wee of
the church extend the entira bight of
toe omiaing, aria one on the south
wall a'si extends hm the eaves don
almost to thn fonndnion. These
crrki are all immediately under the
B'eepln, which it see.ms a. most imov
sibie will stand fjr'an? length of
time. The band on the top i.f the
clock point to five minu'es to 10
o'clock, which must have bt!n the
hour oi the first shock on Ttipeday
cignu ine Dunaicgs ueiweaa Aleet-
in ana King Mreete are all more or
less damaged, tbe effects of the earto
qiaK4 Deicir me same in nearly vary
met uice. Tbe I rout wall cl Dr. Dea-
saiune's reidenne taj been tnrown
down, leaving tbe lower fljor ex
posed, and eeverul building's on the
Fonth B;de of thn atreet have been sim
ilarly treated. Wet.t of KiDg street
the most serious riamae is to the
episropal residence. The gAble end
ties been tnrown down, too wall Ml'
ing on tbe f pecious porca and crush
log it lo. The net? aad handsoms
reeideuce r f Capt. r. , Wagoner and
that oi JUr. Artnur liarnwell. imme
diately oppoeite, do notappeir tob.ve
been seriou-ly dameg-d. The second
floor veraoda of Capt. Wagoner's
noure ou the wen aide his been
r rushed in, but beyond this the build
ing shows no signs ot
THK TKHRIULE SHAKING OF TUESDAY
AVbat a scene of drs.lntion the faah-
ionah'e bou'evard cf Chaileston pres
anlal 11 m munni nil a. T . . f, (i .1 c ...
one parses torough a block of burned
hou'es. The fire, aturtirg at No. 118,
tbe third building from the corner of
inroad street, on tne etst Bide, con
sumed the entire row of buildine. a.
far north as Tally'a old ftiml, r est tj
tbe Quaker gravetaid. 'lbs few
houses left on that side of tbe ttreet
are more or less shattered aod gutted
The few houees on thn wcs. Hide of
tbe sir. e", north of Kio .d stree', have
not escapea tne geuoMil latp, attooueh
the damage is not no great us in ottier
porti ons ot tbee'raet. The immense
vacant lot on the west bm- of the
street fs occupied by thn families who
lived m the burn: houses, and who
wera thrjwn ou. upm the sward with
lew iiouBfcuo d tnetts saved fioco
From ()ueen strett to Hrback's al
ley a'moat every bouss afljttored,
tne tips ot f.p Wbiis uear ttic roit be
ing thrown down. The iarae building
at tne corner ot Ulitlord aad King
s reew, lormflriy ts.l;:ox s faraitara
store, lies to all outward aopearanres
miraculon8ly eecape.d. From Hor-
bsck's alley to Marae.t ftreet the dam
age is not a great es it miht hate
rieen. liobbi's lot, ou the ejt side of
the street, is oconpted by several hu-
areu people camping ou-. Ihe Vic
tora Hotl appear to lave escaped
and the Academy cf Music sLons no
signs ot ebquake on the ou s de
at least. From M.rket to Hazjl
THB DAM AGS D5NE
ao net seem to t.e a. g'ea, as in
other portions of the city. Tbe tV.
verly House is externally uninjured.
The large red brick boarding houte,
However, lmninaia'eiy opposite and
nexf. door soutn oi tbe corner of liruf-
fin street, has suffered badly, the too
of the wall under the eivee having
ceen stricpea on oa an sides. The
handsome blo:k of t to res from IS.aU'
train to Wentwotth streets hai been
singularly preserveu, very few of the
French plate glass fronts' beintt broken.
althougn here and there parapet is
mrown nown ana Dries, aiepiacea Irom
wall.. The Masonio Tomple teems tj
have escaped, and the damage to the
buildings between this p int and Oal-
bonn street seems not to be bo great.
On Went worth street, the handssme
tin 1 ot tne uerman Aitiilery his been
badly damaged and the northeast and
nor hwect corners of tho building ara
gone. Comirg down Meeting street
irom (jamoun l lie sign ot the earth
quake are very plain. Bo h the high
school and the Frenndscharbund Ha 1
are comparatively uninjured. The
building of the Charleston water
works is uninjured, and, strange to
say, so is tbe immeose 3,0J0,t 00 gallon
rfservoir on the prmmee, although
the br'ck hnise opposite, on Georg'i
street, i. badlv damaged. Tne shock
on Monday tiight eevered the pioe
through which water ws foiced into
tliu stand pipe, and du ing tho prog
ress of the fires tbe pr.-ssure waS ap
plied directly to the main. This pipe
-, uowevsr, replaced, ana tne stand
pipe, which was uninjured, was fi led
wrh water. All over the city the in
jury is oi me same etiaracter.
A SPECI 4L REPORT FH0.M MOUNT PLEASANT
oppo .ite Charleetor, eays that a sink
uear the German churcb, which on
Tuesday was perfectly dry Band, in
low full of fresh water. Near Shall
stroet there is a cab.n occupied by a
colored man that is completely Bnr
ronnded by yawning chasm?, extond-
in mrougn ine earta sur-.ee lor ten
feet and over. All aronud this there
are sinks of fresh wa'er and mAMM
of mad, with queer looking soft sub
stances tha. h.'ve never been een be
fore. I' is extended by many that
tbe mud and other substances found
around the village are volcanic mat
ter. Just after tho first great shock
on Tuesday night there was decided
and distinct smell of escaping
sulphuric acid gas over the entire vil
lage. The smell lasted throughout the
night, and was distinct in those locali
tiej where the cavitiei in the earth
were moet numerous. S.me say that
piriionsof the mod thrown up by the
wa'er spouts are strongly impregnated
with sulphur, and that small cortiona
ofsnlphurcan be found in the mud.
Not far from Charleston, on the road
ti Summerville, exteneive monnda nf
c'ay were thrown up and hillocks of
sand, in moht case in the ehnpe of in
verted cones, tho bo'low partof which
bad evidettly been formed by the
action rf the water returning into
jhe. depths from which it had
been raised. la many ca.es
the erripted matter tad streamed
away from the breaks in ttie surface of
the earth to a distance from twenty to
in diner places mere weio
fissures almost invariably extending
from nogh to south. Theee cracks
were not wide and extended down
watd always in a standing direction.
Tbe matter that was thrown up wtsof
a dull, dark slaty r"lur, and was
mixed with gravel. Theie was also
a little Bl ale, and in general the mud
ree.embhd that which is thrown from
the bottom of the phuenhata pits alone
the liver. The water in some places
had the taste of our artesian water,
but iu n.aoy inBtar.ee . it waa jiift is
c ear and limp d as from t inoiintain
TliaSK EVIDINCHS ( F THE CURAT C3N
VULBIO.N 6ra not sporadic. They ex'.end fur
and ner in eveiy direction
from the city limits of
Chariot. n It fummervllls, and at
tse att-tr place it was found from
trust wji thy informaton that tbe
craeks and fiiures are everywhere
visible for mib-s and miles tonnd.
StrangHly enough some of them were
in active operation, and the ronttant
shocks that were felt at Suramerville
fwn tue waier cu. i i iinse nesoies lu
jrtttthe beiut.t of from fifteen to
twenty feet. This was evidently th
reeu t of the cracks being filled with
wate- and then the sides cpetlxior
ana closing by eacn SDcceedirtg shock.
Thise appearances were, of court e
nuuestive of etill more violent eruy
tioos, aud there was a constant dread
very where that tLe-e wnu'd be agon
eral inundation caus. d by seme extra
ordinary iorce of the viribiiuake,
xsot only was tne water emitted in tb
low pi ices where it raUlit be exwcttd
to exist all the time but on tbe uips of
the higtiest elevations the mad could
be Been. Ibis latter factitdicatedtnat
the for. e was being exerted at rather
mora than the depth that was at first
thought to be the limit of the force,
Near Ti n Mile Hill a fa nl accident
occurred on Tueady nivht. Tue down
Coiumhia train lumped the track and
the eogineer (BurneJ and the fi email
( Arnold, colored,) were bidly inju'od
by tne tremendous leap which the
train took in the dark uudr the on
seen ii fluence of the shock thatdis
mantled toe road. It was then raised
on the top of tbe succeeding terrrBtrul
undulation and, having reached tb
top of tbe wave, a sudden sw rving of
the for.ie to the right and loft hurled
the ill fated train do (tn the embank
ment. How it was done waa plainly
indicated, in many puces alonir tli
trc i of the Scuta Carolina and North
ea-torn railroad, aud for (maces of
several hundred arris in width
the dreadful energy of the eaitbquake
was expended in two particular wayp,
First Toeie were intervals oi a huiv
dred yards or more in wbich the track
had toe appearance of baviuz been
alternately taisi-d and depreeeed, like
a line of wave! iiozen in the last po.i
won. ine tecend indication was
where t!ie force had o-tiilated from
east to west, becdini the rails in r"
verse ctuves, most of them them tak
lug tl.e i-hape of a siiule.taDd others
of a doub e letter 8, placed alongeide
oi u. i ne accidents occurred almost
invariably at trestles and culverts,
There were no lees tlan five of them
between tbe seten mile inaction and
Jedborg. Iacthr place, the track
had the appearance of beiha- kinked
for m lus, but alwaj s io tbo.'e c8.s in
the d ree ion of the rails. The train
at the tma of tbedisafiter wa. running
aiong ac tue usoai eneed, and when
about a mile toutti of Jedhnrg it er.
coun o-Hd a terrible experience. It
was frr'g'ne t ilh buni'r. diof excur-
Si'iuisis returning irom the umintainp.
They were gay and hanpy, lauubing
and taming, wnen allot a sudden, in
tae Hngtiago oi or,e ot tne excursion
L-ts, the train appeared to have left tbe
t:a k and was going Up, up, up into
t'joau. itua w.s tue rising wave.
Bucderry H uesreaded, and as it ran
id y toll, it was flung violeutly over to
the eAst, tbe side of tbe carapparently
eauing over at lesi tnau an arule of
Iory-flvo degref. Jnen theie w
rJlctx action and the train righted and
was har ed, ub a roar as tf a die
charge of artillery,over to the west, ard
finally subsided on tne tiaclc aud took
a plunge downward, evidently
tne desienoiog wave, xne en
gineer put down the brakei tight
ont so great was tne oncina
and added momentum, that the train
kept right ahead. It is said on trust
worthy authority that the train acta
ally galloped along the t'ack, the front
and rear trucks using aad falling al
ternately. The nlinntt confusion pre
vailed, womoa anacoudren annexed
with dismay, and tbe bravest heart
Quailed ia momentary expectation of
a more terrible catksirjphe. The Rev.
J-illison' tapers cnacta to be on
board, and he lost no lime ia convey
iog, us best be could, ia the agony of
trie moment tne uea: anvica ana coun
sel he could oiler. The train was
then taken baik in the direct on of
Jedbu.-g, aod on the way back the
work oi the ea thqnake was terribly
patent. The train had actually pasted
over ooe of these serpentine carves
already d.-ecribed, and it is the simple
truth to state ttiat every soul
on board was saved loleiy thrctuh
the interposition cf a divino provi
THB HORROR OF THE SITUATION IN 8CM-
on Wednesday wos much Intensified
by certain manifetntions that were
not observed in Clnrl-ton to any
grrat extent. All during the day
to ere ere constant detonations,
now en.t. now west, and from
all poehible directions. It resembled
the di'-ctiarge oi Heavy guns at inter
vals of abobt ten minutes and was like
the sounds of a bombardment at
great distance. All of these explo
sioua were not accompanied by trem
ors ot tne eartn as it was oniy oc
casionally that tbe earth wou.d quake
from subterranean discharges. A
remarkable fict was noticed
in Summerville, ia respect to
tbe bulging of the water from
the interior of the earth ; nearly all of
the wells had been at low water.
There wa. a sadden rise in all of thete
wells, aud the additional water was
pare, .booking down into one oi
these wells the observer conld, on
tbe eve of any of the load detona-
t'oor, tee the rivers rise up the walls
of tbe wells, and after the shock
again subside. There Is rather a
more cheerful fesling tonight, bot no
sense of security will repair shattered
honsB and renew ruined homes. Of
fers of assistance are coming from dif
ferent quarters, and it is existed
that the City council win organize a
relief committee tomorrow.
DesDi'e ihe losses by the earth
quake, Charleston is in as good posi
tion as ever for the tranaction of tbe
annul autumn trade. There is ample
warehouse nd wjiarf room, thscom
preesesarein trim, aad merchaits and
factors are ready to dl expeditiously
with all businers tliat oilers, lins
statement is made to correct an exist
ing enoneoua imprcssivu that the com
mercial facilitiis of the portage iin
The followng ad'iitiooai d a'i' are
reported: John Cook, colored, fi-he
man; Z-ra 15., daughter oi lam. tw-
yer, a o'ored barber; a colortd tuby,
child of Mr. Bunevel.
THB OLD 8CENKH OF FRIOIiT.
Last n'gbt the old scsnes of frlit
aiid fear were enacted iu the puMic
fqnaris and p-rks. Frail ora.n,
some of them almost dea', with iu
fmia in the'r aruu, ere t nven t the
pce sity of spending the Light en tbe
Bqua e, with cn'y saih rovnii.ig a
niuld ba improvised by the nsj of
li'ankets, shawls, ebeet'. etc In
mny of ihefouare, no.ahly at Wasti
ingron Taik, ths flight ard tnnoyai.ee
thes1. people were incr.wed by th
religious performances of te colored
people who crowded tbe parks. Tee
nlgl t wore s'owly on, and paiu'uliy.
At 11:50 p.m., a heavy enrthqunke
paesed tbrcugh t'e Nrity. Its
comicg was prefaced by onite a nnm
ber of explosions, dim and distant,
which commenced to be heard fully
uve minuter beljie tee vibration was
felt. Tbe wave was somewhat more
pronounce 1 than the twi hich had
preceded tho one ar8:25 o'clock a.m.
and tbe other at 5:10 o'clock r m .
and as it passed by .to the ncrthwtst
mere iouoweu 8 gns wuicu inuiratf a
falling walls or buildings. This waa
tbe laet vibra'ion last night, At r'a.
brok there wf s a movement. Many
Of the people polled up their tint, sad
departed to their shattored boxes.
yesterday nil tbe inhabitant 1ml
ahandontd their hoasea aftr the
shock on Tuesday night and few of
them bad the temBrity to return. Tue
S' o.:k is said to have been much more
violent than in Charleston, but the
general characteristics were, of conrip,
tfceewmn. Io BumlnervillH, however,
the people ruhed affrighted into an
inky bhek duknoes and in the gloom
and deepaK, the wailing rf tho wo
men, the shrieks of tbe children and
tbe frightened voices of Ihe men
made up a scene and sounds that
were i quail distressing and appall
ing. As in Charleston, all thiongh
tbe night Uer was nothing hut
eicknets and Borrow and paffeiing
and ''the constant drjad tf final
dissolution and utter annihilation.
When morning dawned, the ruin nnd
devastation found fo be com
plete. There was not a home that
tiad not beea made desolate in a
greater or lets degree. All the chim
no)8 had disappeared, walls were rent
in twain, ceilims fell, and in numer
ous cases the lioums that rested on
wooden blocks or masonry were lev
eled to the ground. Other bouswi
wore snlit fiom top to bottom, and
le t with yawning chasms ia the
buildinge. Among these which
were hurled from their founda
tions were tho?e of Gn. John
C. Minotr, Mrs. B. F. Tighe,
L. de Tievilie, E. J. LimehouBe, Percy
Gueraid, Ben Perry, tho Nettles
h'tve and thRt ot Mr. E 1 F.bbinne.
The old lamily ma-sioa cf Bringio',
Churleton, fctood the shock well. An
parently the walls are nos v.riv.ipJ,
and but little pl.storlcg fell, al
though somo of the valuable
china relics fell and were
broken. The watir from the well
came tip like a watersrout and over
flowed the yard and depoBiiwl Bix
inches ofsand for adistirc.. oftwentv
steps around ths well. lathe yard of
Lieut. Goldm, of the mlice force, ia an
upheaval about eight feet square show
ing yellow clay. The soil of tin ymd
is bla"k e'irrh. During the nroirreas
of the fire in King stroet, ne ir Broad,
on Wednesday morning a woman
who occupied theiecond flo,r of one
burning buildiuire. tied ber infant
child up in a feather bed and threw it
Irom toe window tithe c round Leiow.
Ibo child waa unhurt.
No damaire io leporteJ on Sea 1.1-
Nhocka In Cm II Turn in.
Basta Ciiuz. Cal.. September 2 A
long but not violent shock ot ea th-
qiiafo waa felt here today at 11:15
1nlH for III IIoiiicIcns.
Washinqton, Septfinbr ?. An an-
plication vtai received nt the Treasury
Department this rnoruirg from the
Mayor of limine , on for tuinj'Dorta-
ton of a rdliff coinoii'.tee fiom Wil
mir gtoi to CliarltB ou. Tho revtnue
cuttt-r Colfax wns immediately placed
at tho dippoal of tl.e comuiittie.
Oen. Drunn, the Acting Secro'ary of
War, hisdiiectcd tiat Uiuia be si-nt to
Cbir!wton to shelter tbe homelosi
peJple, aud as railrjad communicition
ia intTMip'od ths rovonuo cutter will
t'ausport tho tents to tbe dis resscd
An ollio al of (he Uoast Huryey bas
oi Bett to Charleston to tnaho
Bou .uirgsof tho bailur and adjicent
eras' in ordi-r to sue whether any re
makhlfl depiessions or elevations
of ih bottom of toe ocean have been
caused by the earthquake.
Nuberrlplion Taken I'p nt 'liirKO
Chica cio, September 2. The iiwel-
e's of Chicago circulated a subBcrip
tion list tudiy for tlii sufferers by the
Charleston euitlinuake. This evening
the pjpt-r footed up $030.
Savannah. Ga.. Peptember 2 Two
sl'ght shocks were felt hare between
3 and 4 o clock this morniDtr. Our
citizans ara s'ill alarmed and many ara
staying in the street.
Excitement Nubeidlnc at Aiicnata.
AcausTA, Ga., September 2 The
excitement about tbe earthquake has
Bubsided hare and apprehension bas
ceased. Liberal contributions were
made today for the Charleston suller-
ers by the citizens of Augusta.
nbsrrlpllon f.,r NnlT.r.n Opened
Baltimouk,' Md Ssptember 2. The
American It at night opened a subscrip
tion list for the relief of enffrrers by
i. m i . .) j .i i i r.
iuo viiinreum uirueier, anu utfaoua ii
itn ftMV. A telegram was sent to
the Mayor of that city assuring him
that subttantial sympathy would be
forthcoming. Manxutr ford, of the
Grand Opera 1 loose, baa begun
reparations for a mammoth benefit
or the came rause.
Desebvbdly popular. We mean
Dr. BuH'eCouah byrnp. for it never
fails to cure a c ,ugh. Only 25 cents.
Fn Ktw t'aaew of Yellow fever at
BiiCJi, Miss., September 2. Four
newcaieiof yellow fever developed
trdav. l.L'tira isolatioa of the inlectod
dintiictb'B teen effaced, and seati-
ne's are po teJ a .out.
Don't take it! If a dealer oflars y. u
halt'e ot tialva ion Oil witbou . lshel.
or wrappers, insist upon getting a per
fect, unbroken package, cents,
fi 1 11 m If Mill fi
EH 1 MM III r MM
229--231-233 MAIN STREET.
Preparatory to bnildinc: ft Now Rforelioiiso upon our lot on tho corner ot Main and Jc(Un.on Sts..
wo nave inovetl our WHOLES A LK stock to tho spacious waroliouscn lierotoforo known as the
Clay Building, 22t, 231 and 2)i:l Main stroet, where we will continuo our WHOI.KSALE luisinef
until tho new houso U completed. Wo have now more space nnd better facilities lor doing IiukI
new. than we had in the otd store, and can assure our patrons and the trade generally that we
are in a better position to serve them than ever.
Our stocks are much larger than any we havo ever had, and nearly all purchased below the
lale advances were made in prices an advantage that we havo delennieett to at least share with
our customers, liememher, wo guarantee the price oi every article vo sell to be low as it
can be bought iu tho United States.
GIBBS-ORNE At the rem lirio,oI Mr.
Eiltab th P. Orne, oeiuember 2, lHUi, hy lh
He. Ueonre Pttoron, . r.otur nf
H,ra C'huroh. Meiniihi., Wai.trbI' Oihiu,
ol Clrkton, Ark.,iiiiud Anhik mai'ih,
dKUf hier of the Ute Win. P. tirue, of Mem-
fcOKD-Wtdne.iliiT, Pei'temHer t, IHWt, nt
Pine Bluff. Ark., MiM M.iiun Kund, Rceit
22 yerf. ISt. houii wvert pleMe eopr.j
' BKNGOLK Thurmlny tnrninf. fientom
her ii, lnWi. A. BnNimi.it, utel at year
ll.0ro!o iwii.) PMiert p!eae OJl'y.l
The lunerl will Uke ulsce thii (fKIDAY)
afternoon at 4 o'olook Irom Htnnle,'a under-
taklna oitabliuhment. friend, or the lauilly
Invited to attend.
WEIiOU-Thundar, Hepttmher 2, HWS, at
It o'oluck P.in.. at the rfstilBoee ol ner
mother, No. 25 Market etr.el, liai.u
Wbi gh. aged 8 years.
Funeral Irom the residence tbia (bUlliAl J
altorno.n at S o'olook. Frionds and aa
qualntanoce Invited toattonl.
Saturday, Sept. 4, 1888,
tOMMKNCINli nt 10 a.m
I i (. U .T ltlnftlr. nvmm
on the iirem-
lllaok, enenutor and aduiin-
intraUirof Mm. M. A. Blackwe'l, dooeaaed,
will rell nt pulilio auolloii, an .ne nou.enniu
and kitchen lurnilure nnw in hou.e formerly
oncunied by said docdr,t in the town of
llartlett, T.nn. Alio, at iir.o lime will (ell
ahorte an djockawayriniCiijh.
rpnE momber of the inclety are rfnueited'
l to attend ttte lunerai oi our law ineiu
ber, A. UaauuLa, thialterno;;n at 4 o clock.
U. BIHUKbl, Proi t.
W. Lang, e'y. ,
To Ileal thtate Owuera and Agents.
UAKTIES having nidowalka to int down
JL will find it to their interest to apply to
W. B. hOOKEY, 32 Mndnun, or hp. 34H
Second. Contractor for Btewart'l Urano
Oniniliig nnd TroltliiK Club.
TIIRRK will be a cn.!ld moet;n of thii
Clnbhelil at my office FK1UAV", Hept.
3d, at 4 o'clock P m. All neni'itri are re
queited to be prenent. Important bu.inesa.
J. C. Kuci bHS, Secretary.
Ill AVEiolil a y entire 'nt.ro. t In the drug
.tore, corner Hernando and Vance, to
M. bniinrtera. He will collect all out, land
ing claim-. Liabilitica none.
Puptomher 1, W. .
Have nililril Iki araann a full
line or i heaper Mrfideaof
Nil I ABLE FOB
Jobbing and Suppfy Trade.
a" Catalog ueR re ailed free to any addren
on applicat'on to
ZELLNER & CO.
300 MAIN ST.
Dlt. R. L. LAiSKI,
rbysiclao, Surgeon aad Acconther,
RESIDSSCK AND OFFICE,
aiJBIaluhlrcef, year I'ulou,
Xolepbom No. &3.
GENERAL INSURANCE AGE;;?.
OEFICE-Boom 1 (new) Cotton Exrhauge Building. Telephone 9V.
Harth Rrltlah antl Iter.
cat-til n (ualirT) ; fan. 0110. 000
Weaieheairr Mew Tnrk l,lt'X,r
Union ut Onlirornla I,IM,I
American Muret (loiupanr,
All elauei of property Iniured. fpenlal
Tl t AMI)
JSC S. TOOK.
K. L. M. UOWAN.
And DomIci-m iu lv'0
Wo. 74 Front Street
I, K. HOUWIN.Pros't, J. Jf. tlOODUAK, Vlee-I'res't. C.II. RAI.KE.Caskkc.
T, B. TTJRLRT, J. M. O00UBAB,
i. n. HiMa,
R. T. COOPER.
W. N. WILKBRB05.
JUHH a KM I n i tt All, U. 11. IIKKAM
aarA oepaaiuiry or ine Hiate or Tai
lianiaeaa and ! BiMMilal
MKHOITITTIOH NOTICE f
BY MIITII Ab CONSENT, the firm of Alston, Crowell A Co. U thl. d ir dlMotvcd. K. W.
Cronell ro'.lrintr. The rmnaininn partnem. P. S. Alaton and II. II. Maury, will con
tinue the linn. al the old aud. rorner Front and Union ilreotn. aun inir I llabiliiiet.
and collecting all oulitaodiog aco&unti.
aerOn retirinr axovn, I beipenk frr my
age heiotol'oreojitanded the old flrin.
Dry Goods, Notions, Hosiery
GENTLEMEN'S FDSNISHEfG GOODS.
Noi. 326 and 328 Main St., ISemphls.tToun.
aar-orn "Torn or rai l, tun winteii o(s ia largeii and nnti
pOMPLBTK THAN RBOat. and oar rrlote will oompar. with thoie of any teoi
la the United Ktalei. Be art Agenti for
Teueasee MaBofactarlag Co.'i I'laMH, Drlllft, Sheetln?, Shirtlaf, Etr
XjiHiviivtojxr en oaijM.
' '- ' , . a
II UIHHBlIililBlI St I
I III WiJ 10 UU HiU
And Commission Merchants,
TNou. S4 and 8C MatHwon Htreet Memphis
AMA )PLIll G
ho 'I Ire 'n try it. Bnerlwl
IrntliuK ont ol Mcuipbla.
,,a aa., JPe
dfc Bro .
FojnltnMe ar BfaliTllle ...f irr.Ml
Knamvllle of Miinavllle... irtaOiaaV
PbtHa or Hrualjrn (Ma
rina uepariuienti. ,l,aHa
Maklnaj llituda of Hnretjahlp.
Attention given to Iniurlns Country Btaro.
.T.8. McTIOUE. W. G. PATIBSON.
and Cotton Factor
j. n, ooDwra,
R. J. BLACK.
II. K. CdKFIN, .
A. W. NHWHOM.
Attoatlon la (illetlMaa.-wa
r. B. A i,s "O.
II. II, At A Li K r.
luccsanora a continuation of the lihnril Mitroi-
K. W. CKOWilLU
II T THE IttMKKI, OK 'AR-n OK 11
Imrrnl Inn rlnlivftreil In tha citrat verv lot
Matva to all wolula wu ttnllroixt
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