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MEMPHIS APPEAL.
WEDNESDAY, t t KEPT. IS, 1880.
WHITE AHD BLACK SLAV EM.
Tba PenuByWania Republican pi
pers are continually howling over the
condition of the Southern negroes.
They tell ns that the colored psople
are free in theory bat itill ilavei in
bet; that they are bolldoiedat the
polls, forced t) work at starvation
wage, and then receive their pay in
chips and whetstones, as they are com
pelled to buy all they consume at high
prices from the stores on the plant i
tiona. Bat the truth is the black la
borers of the South are immeasurably
freer! than the miners and coke and
and iron workers In Pennsylvania. It
has recently been shown by Mr,
Henry George in a series of articles in
. the Jfarth American Review that the
average earning of a Pennsylvania coal
miner is approximately $7 a week.
Oat of this he has to pay for his
tools, for the sharpening and
keeping of them in repair,
for the o.l need to light him' in
his Work, and for the gunpowder used
In blasting. These varioas items of
cxpenie reduce his net Income to
not much over $0 per week. "But even
this does not tell the whole story. Ia
most of the mines the men are com
pelled to live in shabby tenements be
long'nc to the company, and from
which, under their contracts, they can
fe evicted at any time on five days'
notice, piying-for tbelr lodging a rent
al which nets to the coal operator a
large profit on the investment. In
many esses the men mint buy their
household supplies from tbe com piny
v stores, where the prico averages from
35 to 40 per cent higher than in retail
stores, in tbe immediate vicin'ty.
While there is no absolute rule
which compels these purchases, a
miner who takes it upoa hiimolf ti
purchiss his supplies elsewhere, ii
certain to receive immediate notice
that his services are no longer re
quired. The practical effect of th'n is
to reduce wages to a point lower than
those of the English minor. It seems,
siys Mr. George, a satire to read in
the Pennsylvania pspsrs about the
downtrodden condition of European
laborers and the tyranny of Irish
" landlords, when one has before him
the condition of afTiirs which is the
result of our industrial system, when
applied to su jh a naturally wa'tby
region as the Keystone State.
THE STEAM BAH.
While immense improvements have
been made in many thinps of ordi
nary life, street paving remains gen
erally in a very unnatlHtactory condi
tion. Though the material be good,
unless dus care be given when laying
it down, dlmppolntment will follow.
In some ol the streets of this city, goo J
olid block h of stone have been used,
but afler a moderate amount of use
tbe surface becomes uneven, and the
saving to vehicles and the smoothnorH
and comparative no'salesHjesssomuch
to bs dositei nre bat. TbisdUap
ment is bound to follow, however good
themateiiil and however sound tbe
workmanship, unless the pavement
after being laid d)wn is thoroughly
rammed nntil it can sink no further.
When the only ramming comes fr.im
the passing vehic'ei, some loaded
heavier, some lighter, the narrow
wheels ram irregularly, and bills and
hollows are the risalt. What Is need
ed is a rammer that ii heavier than
any loaded vth'c'e, that shall ram the
blocks to solid tint no load that paises
over them cm force them further
down and so nnke hollow places
where wntor settles and softens the
soil below, and si ctums further sink
ing. Tbe steam rammer accomplishes
what is wanted. It is of Immense
weight aiid patsei over the blocks
again and team until there is not tbe
slightest sinking under the treinen
doas pressure. A Chattanooga paper
awhile ago stated that Hamilton
caun'y had purchased ono of thete
rams. On pavement property put
down the result was most latiefactory
Montreal, in Canada, uies the steam
ram, and the result, especially where
the small block Belgium pavement Is
used, is most gratifying, The ram
makes the road bed solid. The pass
ing vehicles may wear away the ma
terial in time, but they are powerless
to shape it into hills and hollows. A
steam rammer, which runs by its own
team, would save Memphis i's cost
many times over by rendering well
constructed pavement psrmanent, and
to save the outlay for taking np and
repaying every few years, especially
when the foundation material is
properly rammed down beore the
blocks are laid upon it.
NPAKK THE B1HD".
The shooting season has opened,
and now is the time to enter a plea on
behall of the small birds. Tbat plea
Is especially appropriate here, as orni
thologists have declared that th
slaughter of small birds is -greater in
theeod'.h than in tbe North. It is
not to tbe credit of human beings tbat
the music of tbe mockiog bird, nod
tbe songs of the other winged melo
dists, are not a sufllcient plea for for
bearance toward them. Who can de
libsrately aid to make our woods
voiceless, to exchange the exuberant
g bird notes for a gloomy and mournful
7 silence? Even those who are so toul
lees as to be deaf to the harmony of
God's own choir should spare tb
birds for the services they render to
r0 their ungrateful slaughterers. Suih
should know, or knowing remember,
that we must either have birds to
keep down ineoct life or our crops, our
vegetables and our or th aids will bo
infected with enemies. Djttroy tbe
birds, and worms, g:ubs and
flies in couct'ess multitudes will
avenge their loss by destroying
human food. Some birds are accused
of devouring pain and fruits, but all
the harm done in that way is a thou
sandfold compensated for. Hawk
are accused of killing chickens; they
pay for their rare fi aits, and the owls
with them, by devouring field mice
and other pests. In the orchard and
garden the birds make a grateful re
turn for any little depredation they
may be guilty of by destroying snails,
worms and grubs without stint. At
one time in Egypt the vultures were
ex lrpated for eating peas. When
they were gone the loss incurred by
swarms of blsck beetles they had in
dustriously kept down- made their loss
bitterly lamented. Spare the birds;
they not only rejoice tbe heart wun
music, but they bountifully repay
protection.
THE EXGLISII COMMONS.
Am laTCtlaratiaB Imf the Barba
,111s Harder Dcasaadsd.
London, September 14. The ob
struction tactics of tbe Parnellites
have led the government to insist that
tbe debate on tbe supply bill be con
cluded before a day be graded for tbe
discu eion of Mr. rarnell's bill. It is
almost certain that the Home of Com
mons will In asked to sit on tbe re
maining Saturday's of tbe sersion.
Even so, in view of th present
tompfr of the rarnellites, it
is improbible that tbe House
will prcrogae beforo the end
of the month. Assuming tbat Mr.
Parnell's bill in already defeated, it is
almost certain that every stage of the
appropriation bill will be made the oc
cuion of a prolonged discission of
Irish ma ters. In the llousa of Com
mons tonight, while tbe appropriate
for tbe Itisb constabulry was being
debated, Mr. James Tutte, member for
Northwest Meath, Nationalist, (initi
ated a dHcuesion of the 1! .rbavilla
murder. He demanded an inquiry
into the ess?, saying that the perxons
now imrirlsoaed for complicity In
the affair were undoubtedly
innocent. The debate lusted eiiflit
hours, meet r.f "tbe time being taken
np by the Parnellites. Mr. Ligirar,
Mr. Harrington, Mr. Crilly and oiuera
f requently moved to report progrcsi.
Mr. B'ggar pro csted egafnet the ac
tion of the Conservatives who, he said,
had made the arguments of tbe Par
nellites inaudible. The Bouse was
like a beer garden. A motion to re
duce tbe sum asked for by 10,000 was
rejected by a vote ol 178 to 75, and An
ally tbe full amount was voted. Tbe
House then adjourned.
LITERABY NOTES.
A Raw Southern Novel.
The announcement of a new book
bv a Southern author is not so rare or
startling as formerly, but such works
ars now expected witn more mierasr,
especially at the North, than ever be
fore. The Houtn was long in getting a
hearing at tbe critical bar ot literary
center, but she has won her laurels,
and publishers are bidding for our
literary wares. An intellectual treat
in romance yet we feel in reading the
nrocf that it is not romance, but rf at-
i . . . . . .
ty is about to bs ouereu to our read
ing people by a resident ol this city.
born ana reared on me corners oi
West Tennessee. Mr. Sydney J. Wil
son, a menu ana pupil oi tne now
famous liichard Malcolm Johnson, bas
u't published, through the J. J. Lip
nlnott Company, his Slanltu Hunting'
don. which will be in our book stores
bv the 1st of October, in this short
notice we can mate no ciiucai review,
but a'g'ire tbe reader that Stanley
Huntingdon ii a book of great va ui
and interest. Tbe author of it
writes, probably, imre from the in.
teliect taan irom ttio boui, um tne
work Is BUtlicif ntly mellowed by
put lion, love mating and unmaking,
too, for tbat matter and strong hu
man phCosopby, to make it ono oi
tbe deepest interest, it reminds us
of the objects and teaching! of Haw
thorne. tiio grnndfBt of American
novella's, as an artistic dojk it is
va'uable study of active, vigorous
mind and soul life, not tarnished by
mysticlfm or niotauliymci, but in
which the development of a brilliant
erring, chancing, striving, miller. ru
man ii borne on to achievements
dear to the hearts of philosopher;,
humanitarians, Chrlttun. The in
terest grows with each chapter, and
the impression left upon the heart
and eoul is effective and complete
Tbe reader of this novel will tind it
hatd to separate the author from his
impressive characters. The tone of
the bcok is highly ennobling.
Toe Masona ami Nlone Culler al
tbifNKO at LoMlcrrbsaris.
CniCAiio. Ill , Seutambar 14. The
stone contractors of Chicago, at
largely attended 'meeting today, for
mally ron lved that they would reluse
to lurnlsn any material, directly or in
directly, to any builder or owner who
countenance" what is termed the ar
bitrary policy of tbe Brirklayers' and
Stoaema'ons Unions. Hitter feeling
between tbe two latter unions on one
side and the Stone Cutters' Union on
the other has been brewing for some
titn. Tbe tight grows out of a claim
made by the stonemasons, backed
np by tbe bricklayers, that
they should bs allowed to do
a cer'atn class ot work, known
as "shoddy" at their rate of wages,
which 1h somewhat lower than tuut
of the cutters. The lattsf refuses to
allow this claim, and a week airo Sun
day withdrew in a body from the
Trades Asssmbly, which livored their
opponents. Since then the brlcklay
eis have itruck on a number of build
inga where stone cutters were hirer
by the contractor to do the ' shoddy
work, the contractors and cutters
asert that the masons are incompe
tent to do the work, and that they are
ruining the stone industry here. Over
0000 mechanics are involved in the
st: Ujtgle, which threatens to pa rah z
buiiditg operations throughout the
city.
A Lunatic Lyarlivd for Khnollaa.
Wistirnpobt, Md., September 14.
About noon today, wbl e Ed war
White, a well known citizin, was
walking down the street, he was shot
and instantly killed by David John
sod, a man who ban been considered
a harmless lunatic for some time pas
Johnson was a' once arrested and
locked up. There was no known cause
for the act, and it created great excite
meat This evening, at 8:30 o'clock
a ratty of citizens a'tarke
the building where Johnson
was conlined. They quietly t ok him
ooi 10 me imago acro.-s the rotomac,
tifd a rope a-on ml his neck and mad
In in walk oil. His neck was broken
by tbe fall, and af.er allowing him to
hang for a few moments the rope was
cui anu me cony allowed to la I. Into
the liver where tbe swilt current car
ried it out of sikh' In a few moments.
Harry Wright, the vetoranbase
ball play T, who invented the chestnut
gong, bat made J.'O.OIH) out of the lit
tle nu'tance in tne past two months.
MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL
THE MTiOM CinriL
MEXICO'S HEW LAW BELATI5Q
TO TBE BIU1IT4 OF
Forelgners-TheKew Public Printer
Reimportation of Whisky-Ap-polntmen,s
General News.
Washington. September 14. A le-
nnrt has beer, received at the State
Department from Consul General Sut-J
too, ai jnaiamoras. emDooymg a trans
lation of tbe new law promulgated on
tbe 7tb of July relating to tbe rights
of foreigners. It provides that any
foreigner may be naturalized in Mex
ico alter two years' residence, upon
furnishing proof thst he is in tbe full
enjoyment of civil rights in his own
country snd that be bat a buainees or
an income sufficient to provide blm
with tba necesearies of life. Colonists
coming into the country by viitue of
contracts executed by the government,
snd whose trannponation and settling
expenses ehall bs pa d by tbe govern
ment, stall be coniidered Mexican
citizens, subject to tbe power reserved
to the Executive of banishing those
whose residence may be conslderta
pernidour. Vacnnt pub ic lands or
real estute or vf seals maybe acquired
by foreigners without a residence in
Mexico, but tbey must abidi by the
res rictions Imposed upon them by
the laws in f ree. Any release of
raal estate . made to a foreigner
for a term ot more than ten
years shall re coreiaerea as a
traotfer, Tbe Fediral law may re-
etr ct the civil rightH ol foreigners to
extent of eulijecmg them to tbe
same inabilities wdicu uie taws or
their own countries impose upon Mex
icans. Foreigners shall tontribute to
public expeiiSdS in tbe .manner pro
vided for by the laws; they shall sub
mit to the decisions snd sentences of
the tribune's "withoutlupplyii g to dif
ferent resources than those perm'tted
by law to Mexicans They shall apply
to diplomat c intervention only in
cases of denial of justice or ol volun
tary do'ay in theaiimiDistrat on of the
same, and after having Mind in vain all
the different means afforded them by
tbe laws of the Kerubl c, and In tbe
manner determined by international
laws." The compulsory matriculation
foreigners is repea'ed. This law
does not repeal the twenty league
frontier limit or the five league ma' ine
limits; consequently to purchase real
esta'e witbiu twenty leagues of tbe
frontier the permission of tbe Presi
dent is still neceseary. and to purchase
landed property within five leagues of
the coa-t permission mu t be obtained
by special act of Congress.
New Malloaal Bank.
Washington, September 14. The
Comptroller of the Currency has
authorized the First National Bank of
Douglasi, Wyoming Territory, to begin,
businBi with a capital of 1-5,000.
The Mew Public Printer.
'Washington. Seetember 14. Thos.
E. Benedict, of New York, this morr.
in took the prescribed oath and im
mediately entered upon the duties of
the office of Public Pi inter.
As soon as Mr. Benedict look pos
session ot the office the several fora
men of the various departments were
in'roduced to their new cmei. wr
Benedict, after greeting each one IndX-
viduallv. addressed then collectively.
He announced to them tbat each was
to continue in his present position for
the time being, or until he should fur
ther communicate with thorn; that at
as early a moment is wes practicable
he would address to each some inqui
ries respecting the work of I n divis
ion, the property In his bands, etc.,
and w. u'd give directions in detail ih
to tbe work. Until such time ths sys
tem in existence undor Mr. Hounds
ould continue in force. Mr. Bene
dict impressed upon his a-sistanti that
ho warned to avoid any interruption
or delay in tbo work of the office. Ha
wanted the w rk to go lorward jmoot li
ly and expeditiously. Special vigilance
in guarding end protecting public prop
erty and interests was enjoined upon
the men, ana they were urged to De
Industrie m and a teutive. 1'hey were
especially leques'ed to be watchful
against tire, as a conildgration now
would 19 peculiarly disastrous. All
tbo forerceii were directed to report to
the Public Printer any work tbat
might reach their desks outside the
regular order, and were notilied not
to undertake any work of any kind
unless it bad tbe approval of .Mr.
Benedict. They were also directed
not to make any contracts fur tbe pur
chase of new material or to sell any
old material, exept upon the author
ity of the Pub io Printer. Those bay
ing charge of public property we;e
ordered to make an inventory oi an
audi and submit it to the Public
inter. Some reduction In tbe force
of employes in tbe office will proba
bly nave to be made s od. Mr. Hounds
Intormed Air. ueneaici mat tne pres
ent force was too large, and that the
condition of the appropriation wou'd
cot warrant its continuance. The
law provides tbat 50 per cent, of the
money appropriated for the office
shall be unexpended and available on
the 1st of January. Mr. Bounds de
layed making tbe reduction tbat this
provision necjrsilatos because he de
sired to leave bis successor unembar
rassed in the matter. Congress apprc
priated $350,000 less for the cilice than
Mr. Koundes estimate called tur.
There is, therefore, a demand for tbe
immediate discharge or luriougn ot a
portion of the employee. How many
will have to go has not yu been ascer
tained. Appointment.
Washington, September 14. The
President today appointed S meoa 11.
Calhoun to bo Cul.ector of Internal
Revenue for the district ol Nel;a:ka,
Patent l.lqnlt r'uH-WhUky Helm.
Hrlnliun.
Washington, September 14. The
Collector of Customs at Marquette,
Mich., informs the Treasury Depart
ment that extensive importations ol I
liquid fuel, composed principally of
crude petroleum maoniactured in On
tario, are to be made into his district
and he aaka instructions a i to its proper
claseillcation. He has been instructed
that if tbe tubatance ass milatts to a
f stent f n al composed of culm of coal
ar pi'ch to classify it accordingly at
the rate cf 20 per cent, advalurem,
leaving the importers, if dissatisfied
therewith, their remedy by protest
and appeal.
The Treasury Department has do
cliuedt) is-ue general instructions in
regard to tne pioo'e r:quiied on tbe
reimportation of domestic whisky, and
holda that iah reimportation inurt
be governed by the particular pioofs
submlitul to tbe Collector.
The Kw Mllver t'rrllllcntps.
Washington, September 14. lhe
Bureau of Knuiaving and Printing ia
nowengniied in priming thefl tilver
certillcte, and a supply will bo
turned over to the United States
Treasurer this week. The 2 certifi
cate is not yet ready for printing. It
Is expee'ei that the ones w.ll be
WEDNES DAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1886.
ready for issue in limited quantities
next Monday. About 6000 notes a
day is the present capacity of tbe bu
reau, but within a week or ten days
the daily output will be increased to
80,000. Some of tbe new $10 certifi
cates have already been put in circula
tion. Tbe design f or tbe $5 denomina
tion has been prepared, but has not
yet been submitted to Acting Secretary
Faircbild for his approval.
Tba Oleamarf ailae Stamps.
Washington, September 14. The
series of oleomargarine stamps has
been completed, and they will be sup
plied to Collectors ot Internal rev
enue as rapidly as they can be printed.
Tba first of the series of tbe deno
mination of foOO is for manufacturers,
and bears a picture of the Treasury
Ballding. Ths second stamp of tbe
series is intended for packages. The
bo ders and ouamenta'ion ia printed
in bright green and in the center is a
pretly design in black ink, repre
senting a farmer and a mechanic on
either side ot a ehieid beanrg toe
stars and stripes. Attached to the
body of tbe stamp aie a number of
coupons, each indicating ten pounds,
so that the valne of tbe stamp may be
made to correspond to the weight oi
ths package. The laet of the series
is tbe export stamp, wbich is also
printed in green and bears a medal
on it representing a magnificent ocean
steamship nnder full headway. Blanks
ae left on this ttamp to be n led up
bv the l o lector, ehowing the weight
of the contants of the package, and
giving tbe other information required
bylaw. The entire series is cnarac
teiized by neatneis of design and exe
cution, and meets with approval in
cfliciai circles.
Ntatement
Slearard
Bona.
lo Called
Washington, September 14. A
statement has been prepared at the
Tr.-asury Department in ieg.1 d to the
disposition if three per ceU. bonds at
thecloreof business yesterday, from
which the following figures ari taken :
Called, $198,485,550; redeemed,
$173,459,050; on'slanding, 5J5,C25,(iOO ;
amount of put dus bondsojt tanding,
$2,698,550; am unt of bonds pur
chased and redeemed under circular
of August 30. 1890. $788,000: amount
of bands uncalled ,$ LCO.255,450 ; amount
of bonds received to be paid at
maturity nnder the 140th call, $1,
802,400, and under tbe 141st cail,2n,
200. J here were redeemed today
$944,003 in bonds included in tbe
138'.b, 139th and 141et ca'ls, and of
course the preceding figures will be
changed accord ngly.
It is expected that another call for
three per cent, bonds will be issued in
a few days. Tbe receipts have been
very Heavy this month, averaging
11,000,000 a day, and are over $8,000,
000 in excess of the current expendit
ures for the same period. Tbe Treas
ury surplus, exclusive of the 1100,000,
000 reserve fund and the fractional
silver In the Treasury, is estimated at
J70.0U0.000.
Appointments to Instruct Indiana
Washington, September 14. W. J.
Davis, of Illinois, has been appointed
Superintendent of the Government
Indian Industrial School to be es'ab
lisbed at Grand Junction under the
act of Ma:ch 3, 1885, appropriating
$23,000 for building and furniture for
tbe school. P. Jr. Burk, of JNew York,
bas been appointed superintendent of
a similar school at Albuquerque, JN. M
The Couaclenca Fuud.
Washington, September. 14. Tho
Acting Secretary of tbe Treasury has
received through the Uolleit r ot in
terns! Revenue of the Second District
cf New York, from an unknown per
son, a cooscience contribution of $i77.
which ths sender says is the amount
of a recent'y d scovered error in pay
ment of internal revenue lax.
SHOlhtXU MURDER
Of an Old Lady at Cteniva, III., by
Unknown Parties.
Geneva, III , September 14. A lit
tle trams bouse wnicn etool within
few hundred fet of the river, opposite
Uerringtoa d island, in tha city, was
the home of Mrs. Buckmire, an aged
German woman. She whs known to
be in comloi table circumstances and
to have 8ved considerable money,
wbich she kept about the hou-e.
J'.iriy last night the hr.usi was
discovered to bs on firs, and
all attempts to exingu'sh it
wi re fruitless. The house wis nearly
consumed. It wns thought Mr. Buck'
mire had none to visit some friends, as
no trace of her cc u'd be found, and
people were about to give up search
when a man happened to go to tbe
chicken house. Mrs. Buckmlre was
found lying in the center of the lit le
houee with a cloth tied tightly around
her throat, indicating that she bad
been strangled to death. Tbe body was
lying in a cramped position, her limbs
drawn and the cloth bound bo tight
ly around her throat that her tongue
protruded. Tbe body was quite stiB
and the crime must have been com
mitted two or three hourj. The theory
is that Mrs. Buck mi re was murdered
a the house snd the body earned to
the outhouse. The perpetrator then
returned to tbe house and raosacked
it and secured all the booty he could,
then set fire to the house to dojtroy
the traces of h s crime.
T1IE TR01TEKS
At the
Interstate Fair
Kansas City.
Grounds,
Kanss City, Mo., September 14.
Tbe races at the Interitate Fair toHay
b'onnht out a large crowd. The
weather was delightful and some good
t;mewosmide. Summary:
2:30 Class-Pacing, purse 1400. Ex
press, 3, S, 2, 1, 1, 1 ; Willie E., 0,1, 1,
3, 3, 2; JNewklrk, 0, 2, 3, 2. 2, 3; Flora
Temple, 4, drawn. Willie F. and
Newtirk were tied for first plac in the
first hea. T me 2:27, 2:301, 2:31J,
2:271, 2:31, 2:33.
2:21 Claes Tro'ting; $T03. Libblej
8. 2, 1 , 1 ; Albert France, 1.2, 2, 2. Time
-2:281,2:201, 2:26J, 2:27i.
Running Race, mile and a quarter,
fnr Ihr-n vnsr nlda: 9300.S00 to BtCOnd.
Wyandotte Chief won ; Joe Lodge and
ranola ran dead heats for second place.
Time-2: 16.
At Bvslle Park, Dostan.
Boston, Mass , September 14. Tbe
Grand Circuit trotting meeting opsned
at Mystic Park this afternoon with
good weatber and a good track.
First Race, 2:33 class Lady White
foot, 1, 1, 1 ; Hilda. 2, 2, 2; Lucy M.,
3, 3,3. Time-2:29,88i.2:27t.
Rocond Race-2:20 clase, unfinished
-Kitefoot, 2, 1, 2 1; Dobarry, 1, 2, 1,
2 ; Onward, 3, 3, 4. 3; Pilot Knok, 4, 4,
3,4. Time-2:20j, 2::t, 8:23, 2: S3.
Failure of the Jury to Agree.
Cincinnati, O., September 14. Tbe
jury in the case of J. B. Manoix, late as
snee of the Archhiehop Purcell estate,
chanrtd witli etnbi ultfment, was dis
charged late this afternoon without
bavins airretd upon a verdict. It is
sniil tn were for conviction through
ont twenty-four houts deliberation,
snd two for acquittal.
political mm
FROM YimOUS POETI05S
OF
THE COUSTBT.
The Maine Election Gubernatorial
and Congressional Coaventioss
Secret Organisation.
fSPICUI, TO ths irrxxh
Littli Rot a, Abk., September 14.
It was rumored io political circles here
today that tbe Republican candidates
in the recant election In this county
for State Senators and Representatives
intended contesting tbe seats which
Democrats bad csrt ficafcs for. Your
correspondent interviewed several
prominent Republicans on tbe sub
ject and was informed that such action
was now Demg contemplated oy par
ties interetted, but whether or not
steps would be taken remained for
future development. Under Oliver's
generalship Republicans have hereto
fore counted themselves into office on
majorities of from 1000 'o 1500, but
when the Democrats took the matter
in band and looked after their inter
ests the majority came in on the other
side, and of course the defeated candi
date vry naturally ask: "How is
this?" But so it Is.
Minnesota) Democrats. .
St. Paul, Minn., September 14
The Democratic State Convention met
at noon today at the Exposition Ha 1
to nominate a St te ticket. The con
vention was called to oider by th
lion. Michael Dorm, who introduced
the Hon. J. F. Mearer as. temporary
chairman and J. Mcliale as secretary.
Nominations were then announced in
order, snd H. R. Melles, of Preston,
nomina ed ut. A. A, Ames, oiiUmne
avol b, for Governor. Tbenomiuation
was made unanimous by a using vote.
The ticket ws completed as follows:
Lieutenant Governor, John Frank, of
Mower ccunty: becretary cf is ate.
Luth Jaeger, of Hennepin ; Sta'e Au
ditor, J. G. Lundberg, ff St. Louis;
Hiate Treasurer, Henry P.iehler, of
Sibley ; A'torney General, John Hivrs,
of (Jrooks'on; Uierk ol the Supreme
Court, G org T. Ga-dner, ol Free
bonn. Af er s ;me diepute about the
renomination of Judaea of tbe Su
preme Court, the nominations for the
Supreme bench were omitted.
Renominated for Congress.
CmcAoo, III., Sptmber 14. The
Tiailu Xtwt't Monmouth (HI.) special
says: Lonnreseman vvm. K. JMee e
waa renomina.ea in tne democratic
Congressional Convention for the
Eleventh District today.
nominated on the Kiahty.firtb Bal
lot.
T - . Tn QAnnmV.n. 1 A
The Ninth District Republicans held
their nominating convention today at
Lafavette. The contest was protracted.
and resulted in tbe selection of Joseph
B Cheadle on the eighty-tilth ballot,
Second Hew Hampshire District.
Concord, N. II , September 14. At
lhe Second Congressional D.s'rct
Republican Convention this afternoon
the Hon. J. H. Gallinger, of Concord,
was renominated by acclamation. The
Prohibition Consress'onal Convention
in the Second District hps nominated
J. M. F.etcher, of Nashua.
Tbe Maine Election.
Portland, Mb., Septembar 14. The
returns f i om all' but. three towns In
Cumberland countv show that the en
tire Republican t:ck-t was elected.
Tbe ieturns eo far received show
that the State Sena'e will be composed
of twenty-six Republicans and five
Democra'e. Tbe laet Senate wes en
tirlv Republican. The House of
Representatives of 1885 was composed
of 115 Republican?, thirty-four Demo
crats and two Greer, backers. The Re
publicans have gained twelve and loet
two, end four more are in doubt. If
the doubtful ones are all Deruor rats
tbe Republicans will have a gainoieix
over last year
Republican ftitate Convention.
Concord, N. H., September 14.
Tbe It-publican Sta e Convention a5
teinbltd this mornicg with a la'ga
attendance. The convention was
called to order at 11:20 o'clock by
Chairman Gallinger. The Hon. Meson
W. Tappan woe chosen permanent
chairman, and made a b:t erly p. r.isan
speech. The re were 5'JG delegates
pressn. A ballot was taken f r candi
date for Govercor, which resulted as
follows: Wtole nuinter o! votes c s,
591 j nicssary for a choice, 296
Charei H. Sawyer, of Dover. 425;
David H. Uoodell, of Antrim, 105, and
Martin A. Uaynes, 1.
v Col. Sawyer wse dclared the nom
inee and the Domination was made
ucanlmouF.
Secret Political Organisation.
Pittsburg. Pa., September 14 A
secret organizition for the sole pur
pose of purifying the politics of Pitts-
burs and Aiiepneny uity nss Dean
formed here. Tee organization al
ready includes over 700 of the staunch-
eat and most influential business and
professional men of tbe two cities, and
it is the intention not to take active
part in any political fight nntil the
membership hai reached lO.COO.
Delaware Democrats Harmonious.
Wilmington, Dm,., September 14.
An Kvmi Evening BDecial from Dover
reports tbat upon tbe assembling of
tbe Kent County Convention today to
nominate a Leaielativa ticket a Ban Si
tion ws cau ed by tbe production of
a letter from Congressman Lore, with
drawing from the Senatorial contest.
The delegates stand thirty-four for
Gray to twenty-six for Lore. This
withdrawal removes the great bene of
contention which bas divided JJela
ware Dtmccrats into two hostile
cimps.
Hintta Wisconsin MiNtriot.
Milwai keb, Wis., September 14.-T
Isaac Stephenson was renominated for
(Jonsreas lr the Republicans of the
Ninth Diatiict tcdv.
Tne Oraele Marker Safe.
Chicago, III., September 14. The
rumored loss of tbe steamer Giacie
Barker was found to be false, through
dispatches late last evening stating
that ehe had run into Petoekey, where
she was awaiting the aubiidonce cf
the storm. Another rumor current
last night was that tbe little steamer
Dewar, which was found afterward to
have loft Saugautuck last night for
Urand Haven, had foundered in the
afternoon.
Col. Thorlon's Death.
Isriout. to ths arraai.l
Colcmbl'S, Misi,, September 14.
News of the death of Col. i. J. Thorn
ton was received with great sorrow by
our people. He w sons of tbe trustees
of tbe Industrial College at this place
and one of the best friends tbat the
institution had in the Mate.
Cotton is ciming in nni'w freely.
For Sale Enains and Boiler.
ClK DORSE POWKR-Nearly new. Alio,
iO (siokettfttk, belting, pulleya, ahalt-
ing.ltooli. eto.Aii!v to or addrox .
McUOWAN CO,
SHELF MID HEAVY HARDWARE.
Hi! COTTON SCALES,
SESD FOB CIRCULARS AND PRICES.
ALL SIZES RUBBER AND LEATHER.
ORGILL BROTHERS & CO.
SUGGS & PETTXT
WHOLESALE
GROCERS, COTTON FACTORS
And Commission Merchants,
260 and 262 Front St., Memphis, Teiui.
sUAUurs-cs.
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J. T. LaPRADE.
Lata J. 1. LaPuds Co.
LaPRADEWIcGRATH&Co
COTTON FACTORS
AK COMMISSION MERCHANTS,
No. 304 Front street, : Memphis, Tcnn.
aarHsvina retired from the Saddlery and Haraeii bnflneaa and opened anofflceai above,
we ars planted to announce to our friendt and ths publip aeneralljr that we are now prepared
to serve them In our new capacity. Returning thanks for the very hberal patronage ex
tended ut in the old line, ws truit to merit and rsoeive a ,feRAfDyttJnHt,,c,o
LANGSTAFP
LangstalT Untitling,
322 and 324 Main Street.
SAFES, SCALES,
BARIXEI) WIIIE.
SPECIAL LOW PRICES ON ,
SORGHUM MILLS,
EYAPOBATORS,
CliiER MILLS
Liberal Atlrancea
266 ront Str?et, :
iSORS TO 8.
HWffi!
Cigars and Tobacco
275 Main Ktreet. Opp. Court Square. MempIiiia.Tenii.
L. C. 1YLER.
me & tyl:
(SUCCESSORS 10 ECKERLY, STONE k CO.)
Also, Agents for the "VVinship Cotton 6ia and Press,
NO. 268 FRONT STREET, - - MEMPHIS, TENN.
JOSEPH BVeARHAN.
FADER, FRANK & CO.
COM MOHOB GrOGBT
201 Front Street, Opposite Cnsfom nonse.
JAMES
(AGENT. )
DEALER IN WALL PAPER
Window Shades, Picture Rail Mouldings and Mixed Paints.
. HOUSE, SIGN AND
jjO. 225 SECQX1 STREET.
W. H. BATES.
S. V. TOOF
S.G.T
Printers,
Blank Book Manufacturers,
No. 272 Second Street,
(Arret Block)!
H ew and Latest Stjlog Stock.
Sow
Type, 5ew aachlnery.
Prices as low as anywhere, North
or East.
Increased facilities for doing all
Units Lithographing.
NOTICE
To Real Estate Owners and Agents.
PARTIES harlnr liJewalki to pat down
will find it to their Inters! toapplyto
W B. LOCKEY, 32 Madiaon, or ihop. 348
Second. Contriotot for Stewm'l Urano
ithic faTamsata.
DOF&CQ
11 1 att oiar co.
'Mannfaoturer'aTAgenta for
Dnuiel Pratt Cottou Glus,
FEEDERS AND CONDENSERS,
SMILEY, SMITH fc CO.,
Manufacturers of
Pratt Eclipse UnMor Wins, Feed
era and Win Kepalrnrs,
93 to 104 Poplar St., Memphis.
earFratt Berolving-Head Olnn nn
quuled. Stock now complete. Prices
reduced. Gorreppondeno ana orders
.elicited. Old Ginfl Repaired in Firit-
1&-I Ord -r. All work guaranteed.
JOtlN McGRATH,
Late with J. '1'. Lal'rade & C
& COMPANY
on Consignments1.
: Memphis, Tenii.
L. I.F.E), JOBBERS OF
W. T. STONE.
HENRY FRANK.
JOSEPH FADER
FRESCO PAINTER.
MEMPHIS, TEXX.
J. F. II0LST & BRO.
(BUCCE680RS TO Q. H. BOLflT A BBO.
.
v.
Funeral Directors
HATS RKMOTEO Ttt
Bo. SSOt feECUND hT., MEMPHIS.
ATULTi snd somplata ttock of Word snd
Motalho v'msi andCailce't, 0lotl-Uc-erad
Caaketsand Bur'al Rooet alwunon
hind. siwOrilsri bv IsUarach orompllr
6'-h
NOTICE
ALL pinoni ars hereby warned ot
parohnaeCertidrale No. '.HI fur t.n ebarsl
Muonio Temple Stock, issued lo K. W. bhel
ton. April 11. 1S74. a it ha, been bst or mil
aid. and I hare anp led Inr a -1 uplimte.
b. K. BlitiLIU, AduiiBi.ualor.
DEGHAK
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