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THE mm OF MEMPHIS
THE
TUMBLE DOWN OLD
HOSPITAL,
CITY
la Which the Death Bate Is Almost
Doablo That of the Marine
lloopltul.
JiisUiipi Vallry Medical Monthly for
October: The picture we drew of
this institu ion ia an tditorial 3ait
month was a dark one, but the gloom
ia do greater than Is warranted by
facte. Actuated by a desire simply to
encourage the improvement of tbi
our only hospital charity, we thought
the object would be promoted by
pointing out this necessity, and' oar
imagination has supplied no coloring
to the picture, I our hospital then so
mush inferior In accommodations,
-corut rt aud service to similar institu
tims elaewhtre? Cf course could we
isolate our hospital, reduce it from the
ranks of the lapid progress ta kicg
place in the conduct and construction
ot such instUtt'ions and accept no
standard ol comparison, we might be
iudueed to conltes that tiiers wai so
aolutfiy nothing to make it pe-fect,
and that we 1 ava spoken whnt we
"wot not of." Thin, howevt r, is im
DO:siLo. since vie claim with pride a
nositiou ai a licli. nroirrHosivo aad
iininaiie community. We cannot
evade a omnarison betwuen our
charities and those clsswhero,
and we are lompfilled to be measured
by the high standard set by a univer
sal progress upon every community,
l'ari pam with tlie advarcs of every
city or people, in culture or enlighten
ment, has been the advance in the
number and character of their eloe
moaynary institutions. Ho true is this
that a scale representing tho amount
of pul)'ic care bestowed upan their
sick would be aimrst identical with a
scale representing the relative advance
in all that peitairs to civilization, it
requires no expert or scientist to tc-11
ub that a comparison between our iu
congruons affair and the magn licent
. inaitutions which scier.ee and liberal
ity have erected in othtr cities would
be invidious and hnmilixting to us.
AKC OUB CITIZENS LACKUtQ IN HU
MANITY? Have they not kept apace with the
rrogresa in tanitary science, or are
hey less benevolent aud liberal than
the people of othor cities? Their ex
cellent sewerage system, the ease with
' which their sympathies are aroused
and the munificent way in which they
answer appeals of distress from neigh
boring cities, as evidenced in the past,
(precludes such a deduction. We can
' only conclude, therefore, that the mat
ter has never keen properly brought
before them, that they have never
been awakened to the fact that we
have a hospital of antiquated construc
tion, very poorly equippod, and with
scarcely enough money to sustain it In
its present raisorable condition. Our
city authorities, ton, seem to be asleep
on their Watch in this particular. They
have been so actively engaged in pilot
ing the ship of state through the roll
ing waves of prosperity, iu widening
and strengthening the city's power
and fame, that they have overlooked
the institution which must always
serve as a guide to the depth of our
civilization. It is true that they have
no immediate power ot action In the
premises, but it is upon their recom
mendation that we must look for the
correction of this error of omission.
OUR HOSPITAL ,
ie sustained by a special tax of one mill
on the dollar, which yields an annual
earn of f 11,(00. It costs to collect this
about $232, leaving a not income of
$1 l.a8, with which to pay officer'
and atlcndauis' salaries and to meet
all the current expenses of the hos
pital. Taking the average yearly cost
for the p.st three years (1883-81-86)
o be jfiiboO, and estimating the aver
age number of patients in ttie hospital
each day during the time to b eighty,
we Had the daily per capita coBt of pa
tients only M.O cent. During I no
same tirua In the City Hospital at B;
,ouie the daily averages per capita cost
was 51.37 cent, while in the United
(States Marine Hospital at this pirt it
wat $J 32. But it s not necessary to re
eortio comparative figures to show that
the turn annually provided for its sup
port is uotsullicieiitforthe needs of the
institution. Inspection will convince
anyone at all familiar with hoBpita's
. of this fact, and we think it Is also
eviiicnc-d by the results of the service
there. All the buildings, except one
ward, erected a few years since, are In
very pror repair, and the winls are
constructed alter a plan u'.ed durim
the civil war for the bulldiug of mili
tary hospital, cheaply and quickly
lor temporary us, it w.s never in
tended as a plan by which to build
peimanetit civil hospitals. They are
provided with none of the midern
conveniences for ventilation or host'
ing and tuo arrangement of the ser
vice rooms, lavatories, water closets
and bath rooms are unauitary and
inconvenient.
To secure at all times clean, swoet
line linn ward, it is nrcosiary that the
wards sh'.uld be built of durable
materia's, permanently constructed,
supplied witn gocel ventilating ar
rangfuientf, the waier cloeota should
be indirectly connected with the ward
anJ I'UterablH through a lobby. Kvery
nlien snoum receive on admission
general bath and be supplied with
c tan domes.
THI 6UPPLT OP DKDDINO
ant bed c'othing should bs suf
lijtuit ti admit of frequent changes,
en Hiniidiit supply of pure water
thon'd olwiys bu hail, and lnstly, each
W.iri Bhou d he cured for by at least
ij iii.i!iigiir.i nnrwi wttosB moors
should be mippleiTunted bv scrubbing
w men. N u e of ihepo conditions
aie i b a ricd by tho mull fuul an
tm lly rv.ll'Cid for the support of the
hospital, and th si are the conditions
wt ich as much as mdic'nes or skilled
su g"ry lt lliienj ilia mortality in
iioduita., silica all unitarians and
phytic ans are united in trie opinion
that pltvs.'.nt and hvir'enic surround-
iig3 are essential (actors intliaoue
ot ilisi as?. As a result of the un
eaumiry iondiii-u of mr bosi.iialdo
it o re-uii) oi.t'ineu in it compare tin
f ivrihly with te r. suits ob'uined in
o'her h. splints? Vt ith the view of
comparing the mortality percentage of
our hospital witn tliose obtained elec
wbcre, wo havo selected tlie Charity
Huspi'al in N -w Orlranp, the City
IIosj iial in t?t. Louis, ar.d t'ie United
S et s Marine Hosmtnl at this poit
Wo have seltcied the two former be
an o tiiey are the moil crowded and
e-oaomicaliy conductid hoe)itls in
th s c:un'ry, and the lhtt?r bccsuie it
oilers the rtcip eMs of its beneli s all
that eclencoacd money cm command
Thee a
STATISTICS
cover a period of three years. We
if, .would like to 1 aro embraced a longer
peiiou ot time, but have not tue Hi
urea it ban-J. These will be quite
enoogh, however, to demonstrate the
truth oi oar assertion :
City Cn'ty l .S.M Oiif
Iur. nu.'l Hossrl llnsp'l Uoap I
St. L. N. 0. Men. Mem.
ltt 0 41 il. TJA 11.3
14 7.r 12. 103 14.3
1(1115 6.J! 14. 8.3 10.3
Arsraa.,.. T.85 12.S3 8.90 1V.W
These are official figures gathered
from print'd records. An ara'ysis cf
tbem is nssleea since they speak
p'ainer than word?. Our city being
a large railioad and commercial c inter
her hospital gathers patients f om a
va t area of anironnding c:uatry.
This, at t&e firs', glance, might seem as
imposition, but in reality it is but a
natural siqaence to onr commercial
dtvaloptneut, an obligation always
Imposed and one that is el ways in
ratio to
a oitt'i commercial obowth
and prosperity. It is a duty which
other cities gracefully iiiutne end dis
charge liberally, and one from which
Memphis should not sbriok. The
City Hospital at Ht. Lou's gets i's
patients from all over the West and
Southwest, while the Ghaiity Hospital
at U sw Orleacs gathers its pationts
from all over the world. If we under
take to rare for the sick who eater our
portals we should do it in a sty e
worthy a progressive and eDliithtened
community, and givs tbem all the ad
vantages which modern icience cflera
f ,r recovery. We cannot but think
thtt if our citizens were properly ap
p onched on this matter they would
feel the neceaiity of improving the
condition of our institu'iou and wou'd
be willing to submit to fome increase
in taxation to accomplish this end.
One serious objection, however, which
might, be uwd egainst this is that
under exitting lawd ciiiz ns of Mem
phis are n. t entitled to the privilitg) s
of the Iioipl al. Anyone who hes
lived in the city three mouths or more
must 'go to the Poorbouse, and the
poor of our city bad rather take their
chances of recovery mid equator and
poverty than to go to this place. .
MKMPU1S NKBDS A HOSPITAL
constructed upon the most approved
p'anof modHrn nrchitecttirp, capable
of accommodating 100 or 125 parents
in addition to a limited nuinbsr of
priva'e rooms for pay patienta, and
tarnished with all that is lequisite for
the scientific treatment of disease.
The piivilegss of such an institution
should extend to all alike without re
gard ti ereed or residency. When
she hus secured this, Memphis may
truthfully say that she is abreast Lor
sister eiiies, that she has performed
ber duty aob'y and well.
fill. WILSON BARRETT,
TBI B UK W 1NUL.MH TRASEVIAH,
JAUESJ HIS)'
rirslApstearaBea la Hw Torkaad
VSlurM the Oltlea and
the rmhllr.
sw York, October 13. -The IW6um,
in lta criticism of Wilson Barrett's
."Clsndian," says: To the eye, to the
ear, to the imagination, there is some
thing in Lis presence, in his voics, in
his ans reserve and stately demeanor,
that shows the Heal 1o bs in full pos
session of him body and soul. This
ia the intrinsic worth of the perform'
anoe. and bv this it cuiiht to bo mea
ured and estimated ; not to much by
its executive ability as by its indica
tive spiritual significance; not so much
bv what it shows of the sctoi's tech
nical art ss by what it proves of his
individual dramatic nature. xne
world is not muck concerned, if at all,
with mera orofeesional skill. An
actor whose influence does not radiate
bevoad the limit which circumscribes
the effect of artistic proficiency can
imoart nothing of rplr.tual value
neither illumination, nor help,
nor comf it-to other cumin souls.
Those who sea Wilson Ba reit es
"Clsndian," and ho comprehend ttie
work, are mads bigner, purer ai a Deb
tor for their exper.enc ef it; and this
result supplies a sure tett of merit,
upon wuion doui iciur inn munur
may secnrly rely. Thus far it is
work of solid and sterling value. The
attributes in wnicu it is deficient are
weirdness and pathos. An immortal. ty
of mleory shou'd wiite a record on the
ravaged face and Ugur i such as cannot
be put into woids, should lublima'e
the whole man, and should make him
all the more myttical and pathetic
because entwined with an immortality
of voulh. This actor ia seemlrslv de
ficient in genuine appteciet on of the
supernatural and in really prefcued
knowledge ot eorow. As already pre
missil, the f iremost attribu'e c f Wil
son Barret's acting is simplicity, and
yet it is not easy either to define its
distinctive character or to specify i's
charm. P.very successful sctor neces
sari I y noissps certain individual
lacilltles snd qualities which have ac
complished his success. This trage
diaa has develop d partly by natural
growth in a coi genial direction and
parly under the influence of an roi
thslio pegaoiBin existent in London
along tho tine if physical sentuonsness
in d amatic art. This, apparently, ii
what he represents, and in th s he
exoels. i ro sessed of a robust, svm
metrical, commanding figure, a strong
Boman head, a deep toned, incisive,
penetrating vtice.an invetera'e power
of will, the unconscious cell poise and
slow drliboia'eneis of robust s'rengtb,
an impbtunsspirit,8trongly tendirg to
tue enioyment ol exnuberant llie, ;
curkrd by that seiisa of beauty wh
revo'ts at extrnvairaocs and exce
and refined by human gentleness, he
is a type and model of thess attributes
which are admirable in Gteek and
Komau art, and he brings to the pro
fesiieaof the stage every equipment
which is eseontial for the illustration
of clasdcal subjects. The aspect and
the personality of him the moment be
steps or on the scene et once and
fully explain his euccefs in "Ulaudlm
but the acceptance that he has gained
in all othr tctsonatioiis. He is the
outtomeof the revolt against a?cet
ism and cxcissive intellectuality in
art, and as such he is a reftesbment
end delight to a multitude tf the
votsiiis of the stage.
Fob th hm.ikh and cure of the in
11 emulation ai d enngsetion called
cold in ttie head," there is more po
tency in Ely's Cream Balm than in
ar yihiiir lse U is possible to pre'
senb. This reparation has for years
past beon making a brilliant succees as
a remedy for cold in the head, catarrh
and bay fover. Used in the initial
s acsof these complaints Cream Balm
prevents any lerioiiB development of
the f yinptomp, while a'mott number
lees cases are on record of radical cure
of chronic ta'anh an i bay fever afte
all other riioJes of treatmei.t Lave
proved of no avail.
Jml(inrali Agnintt IheTHd.n.
Hudson, N. Y., Oclobsr 13 Today
another judgment was filed in the
?ounty Clerk's odlnB sgainst Geotga
II. snd Samuel J. Tilden, jr., in favor
of the National Bank of Kinderhoo
lor 1125,000. The claim is for notes
gives in lt80,
MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL THURSDAY, OCTOliEH 14. 1886.
THE KERilYILLE FAIR.
TEBY CREDITABLE DISPLAY
FOR THAT PART OF
helb; County-Fine Stock, Choice
Harden and Dairy Products
Beautiful eedle Work.
IsrsoiAL TO THS ArrSAL.t
KxRRvn lb, Tf Nit., October 13. The
eighth annual exhibition of the Keri-
v lie rair AFBOdatton opened yester
day with a good crowd and a credit-
bis d splay of stock and farm pro
ducts. As the preparations were not
quite complete it was oecided to com
bine toe programmi s ol tree liral ana
second days today when the attend
ance was abont 000, nearly half ot that
cumber being ladies.
ins display ol preserves is smau
but speaks well for the skill of the
housewives of this part of the country.
There are a Urge number ot speci
mens of fancy work, Ihe most notable
beings petticoat whose delicate em
broidery would at once excite atten
tion at any one of the large millinery
openings in the city. Four ladies dis
play boxes of lace, two containing full
sets for outer adornment acd for the
r.us'.iful fioisbingbf under garments.
The patterns are nearly all of new de-
s'gn, and executed with the nicest re
gard to inu uts detail, A large lace
collar was esp daily noticeable.
Tuera a quite a number of silk quilts
In the faucy woik department. One
of them, of a Japanese design, futh
ful y executed, attracted much atten
tion. There iB the usual display of
wax, paper and scile flowers, silk and
velvet purses aud pin cushions, the
booth being well arranged and in
ev ry way well filled.
The display in agriculture hall 's
not large, but some tine specimens of
c ol ton and grain ate shown.
All of the privi egos cf the Tair are
n good hands. Thitre Is no drunken-
nees on the ground?, and the very
best of feeling, mingled with a gener
ous rivalry among the farmers, pre
vails.
The otiicers ol the association are
fully alive to its in'erests aud take an
active part in agricultural affeirs in
this section Thev are as follows: -
Dirictort for 1888. John Adams,
James Payne, 8. A Douglas, Jnbn
Armstrong, J. W. Willey, D. A. Mer
rill, D. M. Witherington, T. M. Ed
ward', Justice Ksynolds, M. is. Wil
ley.
Oihceri. D. M. Wltherinaton, presl'
dent; 8. A. Doughs, vice president;
lohn Armstrorg, secretary: J, VV.
Willey, treasurer; D. A. Merril1, mar
thai.
J. G. McCalla, supeiinlendent of
horses, mules, j ecks aud jennets.
W. B, bimoniOD, superintendent of
cutie, sheep, bogs and poultry.
Cham Jones, superintendent of agrl
cultural profile's snd implements.
M. li. willey, superintendent ot
floral hall.
Mrs. W. W. Walker. Mrs. II. N
Smith, sr., Miss Nancy Adams, lady
a-Biatant superintendent! in floral
hall.
The grounds, situated within an
eighth of a milo of the depot, are
quite attractive in appearance, well
arranged, the buildings newly white'
waehed, and the speed and exhibition
tratks in goed condition, though a
tr.fi' duety. The grand stand will
easily seat 1000 people, and extends
around onr-lourth ol a circle, in the
center of which is a stand occupied by
a well t-ained brass band from isrign
ton. The stock is exhibited in this
circle, aud the crowd was very well
piea?ed wito today a snow.
1 ho exhibition ol lacks was eepe
dally fine, and that of saddle horees
and milch cows quite catisfaclory. The
crowding ol two days programme into
one gave the judges all they could do
today, irom U o'clock ubui o o ciccr
The awaids so far are as follows:
Bust jack, 4 years old snd over, pre
mium to J. C. Castle. Second, best jack,
4 years old and over, premium to Jim
Paine.
Best jennet, 3 yean old and over,
premium to J, C.CtBtle. Best jennet,
2 years old and under 3 years, pre
mium to J. C. Castle.
B stetillion, 4 years old and over.
premium to Kalnh Hoberson: second
be st stallion, 4 year old and over,
premium to John McKain.
lieet stallion s years old snd un
der 4, premium to J. 0. Castles.
Second best stallion, 3 years o'd and
under 4, premium t Robert Jones.
Bsst mule, 3 years old and under 4,
premium to John M. McCormick;
second premium to James Ligon.
a:a mule, 1 year old, and under
2, premium to Clint Helium; cer
tiflcite to James Paine.
Bast mule colt Premium to Clint
Helium.
Best mule, sweeps'akes. premium
to James Ligon.
Best cow, 3 years, and over, pre
mium to T. M. Edwards: second best.
James Ligon,
UfBt cow, 2 years, and under 3,
premium to J. Q. MoCalla; sscond
best, T. P. Edwards.
Fair Sole.
Dusty and warm.
Thi ladies were numerous.
ThotiSdat promises to be a big day.
Mas. Da. Wiujfobd is spending the
week here.
Thi Legislative candidates made no
speeches.
Dr. Gbbou, of Memphis, was a
spectator.
J. F. Hintkr, of Memphis, enjoyed
the (how today.
Kkrrvillb is prohibition, but it gets
there a 1 the same.
Kxrrvillb has a fair once every
year. This is the eighth.
Juntix McDowill was an interested
spectator of the ctttle show.
Miss Nci.lie Pads, of Memphis, is
a guest this week of Mr. 8. A. Doug
hs j.
Mor Intsrest was taken in the stock
show than in any other pait of the
fair.
Ths hog pens are well filled, and
the exhibition raid to be Ihe best in
that line ever given here.
Kkkbvillk's fairs make It decidedly
the liveat place on this road botween
Memphis and Covington.
All of the candidates were out
today, and were royally entertained at
the elegant home of Mr. A. Doug
lass, one of the most hospitable of
farmers, a live, cnterpri ing farmer
snd the life of the fair, in which he
takes a deep and ic'.ive interest.
THE "B00DL1" ALDERMEN.
T. r Tbem Merit la Ihe Tombs
Ken.wlna Their Bond.
Nxw Yobk, October 13. Aldermen
O'Neill and ltcilly slept last night at
ptolice headqmrlers with three detoc
tives as their bedfellows. This morn
ing they were furnished with break
fust and then taken to the District At
torney's cflice. At noon today all the
"bocdle aldermen" who ate not
known to Lave "skipped" had either
been ttken in custody or had sur
rendered themselves, except Wendell
and Finck. N o apprehension was felt
for these two, it being eaid that they
would shortly be on hand. In one
pare of the General Sessions Court to
day the case of Henry L. Piers on was
called and as he did riot appear his
bind was declared forfeited. On p-
plicaHon of the District Attorney Ihe
bail of Alderman Kayles was also de
clared forfeited. Pearson gave bond
in $40,000 this af ternoao. Ex-Alderman
Wende 1 came to the District Attor
ney's office accompanied by bis bonds
man, Bernard Kareab, a jeweler. Trie
Alderman was greatly elated at having
been so lucky as to keepontof the
clutches ol ths police last night, and
apologized to the detectives for the
trouble be bad given them in search
ing for him. He said he had slept in
snd emigrant's lodki'ighnnss in Green
wich street last night Ex-Aldeiman
Finch also called al the District At
torney's office toarrarge for ths in
creased bail. Alderman Shields, who
was releared on temporary bonds last
ntght in the police central office, paid
a visit to the D s riot Attorney's office
and remained nntil the bonds were
perfected aud made permanent
THE CBICAUO DEFALCATION.
ajecld Intci vleted In DIontreikl
Thluka the firm Will Keaume.
Montreal, October 13 In an iLter
view with Neold, the mis3irg pjrtner
in the firm of Ferguson & Co., of Chi
cago, Neeld said: I prefer making no
RtHtement fcr puhliraiion at presant.
I have, as meny bef ra me, been ur
fortuna'e in business ar.d got into tem
poiary trouble, which I hrpi some
dsy to bs able to aira'ghten out. I
r'gret the past, and could rot help it.
I don't know hrwlorg I will remain
in Cana'a; that depends trpop how
the estate turns ut. I haven't a dol
lar of anybody's money with me. The
lia'iili'.ids of tbs tirm huve been grossly
exavgorated. I te ieve it will resume
busiues', and th-t bef jre many years
every cent will be paid. Neeld a:
rived Saturday. As eoon as the
Br ti h autborit es hi a d he whs here
thay took sieps to hav. him aires ed.
Upon consultation with Crown Prose
cutor Davidson, it was found that they
could not even arrest him, much less
extradite him, with the evidence at
present in their possesion. They
have sent to Cnicao for additional
papers, and in the meaotime have a
man on his truck. Neeld corsulted
Lawyer Dickson here, who informed
him that he was as sefe in Montreal as
Eco wai in Q'ieb?c. H is now lUBti
ctting a few miles from beieat a fash
iora'Ho summer resoit.
1 HE FLOUR OUTPUT.
Beceipts and hliipnienti and drain
In More.
Minnsapolis, Minn., October 13.
The Northweilern Milleraiys: The light
er flour output lait week was not un
expected. The product waj 146,000
barrels, aversirnii. 21,443 barrels daily.
against 151,88) barrels the preceding
week and 171,000 the coir sponding
time in 1885. Eighteen mil s were
running at noon t dy. The output
was 25.U0O tar.-els, but as the switch
men are in the strike it is uncerta n
about the product being kept at that
figure. If the s'rike is net settled it is
very probable that most i f the mills
will be compelled to cinee down Dei ore
the end of the week. Ttie coopers are
aleo engaged in a st'tke for higher
wane. The aupplv f barrels is un
certain, though no gr -at difficulty is
iroied for from this source. Tne
matter of a sufficient water power
is becoming a subjc'. of deep concern
to mill owners. Torsi well advised
claim that the mills will be troubled
more tban ever bef. n in this respett
npon the advent of cold weather.
F our is dull and lower snd not much
being sold. While the output of tin
mills is smaller than last week, the
flour export? were increased a few
th usande, being 0 :t0 barre's. Ri-
c-ipts of wheat for the week were 1,'
134,400 bushels; shipments whea,
250,250 turtle's, flour, 143,160 barrels;
mill stud, 541 tons. Wheat in s ore
Minneanolf", 3,208426 bushels; Du
lutb, 6,811,533; S. Paul, 160,000.
Western Nail Association.
Cincinnati, O., October 13. The
Western Nail Association met today in
regular monthly session with a large
a'tsndance. The meeting developed
the fact that s ni k) in the hands of
manufacturers are very light, and that
prices hav been w-ll maintained, ioe
present p re, r. M cud, was unan
uionsly resllimie 1.
mam
MOSTIPERFECT MADE
rtvnnred with lltHot ivmnt t PilrttT. Strenirt l
!i.t Aiiin nU,Wm..Aliiin or l'hiwiltk . rip,.'.
KJS ViniU. Lomon, eta, ll.or dellcloiuljr.
PKCe BAKING P0WDOI CO. Oifeago and SI Uekl
W. N. HALDEMAW.
Preildimt of th Oreat L0UISV1LLK COU
KlUiK-JVuriiiAi. i;v., wil. n
h. knowi of
Wintersmith's Chill Cure,
Orrics or ths CorsiH-JorraiUL,
LooiaviLLB. Kt.
Dr. WinitrtnitkSir: I walv. a rul. I hav
obi.rv.d for ninrar, th. Tain, of roar
r.m.dr prompttna ma to .ay.ln reply to
your ruut, whHt 1 know of your Chill
Cure. Th. prlT amurnncM oi im eracHo;
ti i --A ka mttoA rA.nlta nf It. .ffecti
had obrv.a o Mr. K. W. Meredith, who
t Srtren v.r. n.d been tor.-
man of my offlea, induced me to test it in
i? lamily. ia recuii.s n.v. urea .uunii,
tiarittor. The 6rt case was of tw
...r.' atandiny. in which I believe .very
known remedy bad be.n tried with tempo,
rary roliei th. ohllla re'-'mlm periodioall
J v;,k .mi.rlv inm.&rdd severity,
Vour eure broke thorn at onco, and there has
been no reonrreneo of ilium for more than
li months. Th. olticr w ol a milder
form, and yielded t ore readily to other
Mtn.ti... hnt the chills would return at in
tervals until your medioine was used. sine.
k;i, tiii.M. now sever.1 months, tbey nav.
entirety disappeared. From tff Vpr.rtu
nity I hav. had tojudf., I do not hesitnteto
esuress my belief that your
ur t nm vm
r.florms all yon
vniii-Kl .naiflc
na
vromis. ler it. B-Ptf.jlly.
ART11TJR PBTKK A CO., Asents, Louia-
vill., Ky;
VKK'8 BKABD KLIXtR 5dClC!."it
'""x , t ; a t ay MSaana as
Maim
repair
SSrices
SPECIAL
alwrnmrwri
The First Sign
Of falling health, whether In the form of
Kight Sweat and Nervousness, or In a
sense of General Weariness and Loss of
Appetite, should sunrwrt ineoseof Ayert
fiaraaparilla. This preparation Is most
effective for giving tone and strengtb
to the enfeebled erstcm. nromotfnir to
digestion and asalmllutlon of food, restor
ing tue nervous forces to their norma)
condition, and for purifying, enriching,
and vitalizing the blood.
Failing Health.
Ten years ago my health began to faB,
was troubled with a dlnti-easlne Coturh.
Night Sweats, Weakness, and ervou
ness. I tried various remedies prescribed
by different physicians, but became so
weak tli ut I could not eo up atairs with
out stopping to rest Jiy friends recom
mended me to try Avor'a Sarsapariila,
which I did, and I am now as healthv and
strong as ever Mrs. E. L. Williams,
Alexandria, Minn.
T bAVfl llfied Av.rv. fifirtniiarUlo In mv
family, for Scrofula, and kuow, if it 4
taken faithfully, that it will thoroughly
eradicate this terrible diaeasc. 1 have also
prescribed it as a tonic, as well as an alter
ative, and niuatsay that I honestly believe
It to be the best blood medicine ever
compounded. W. F. Fowler, 1). D. &,
jn. io., ureenvnie, lenn.
Dyspepsia Cured.
It would be Impossible for me to de
scribe whut I autlered from Indigestion
and Headache up to tho time I began
taking Aycr'a Sarsapnrilla, I was under
the cars of vurious phyn'clnns and tried
a great many Kinds ot medicines, put
never obtained more than ter jorary re
lief. After taking Ayer's Sarsnparilla for
a short time, ni" her.dacho cisappeared,
oinl my stonmch pc .formed ' .duties mora
lerfeetly. To-day my Iicalt i is coin
iletelv restored. Marv llarlev. SDriuir-
field, Maaa.
I have been oroatly benefited by the
prompt uw of Ayer's Sarsnpurilhi. It
tone and invfnarutes 'betysteni, rcgulntva
the action of tlie digestive and assimilative
organs, and vtUlizes the blood. It Is,
without doubt, the most reliable blood
purifier vet discovered. II. I). Johnson,
883 Atlantic ave., Brooklyn, X. Y.
Ayer's Sarsapariila,
Pwaaaad by Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., Lowell, Vim
rstea CI; sxs bouie. ss. .
TUB
GRASS
Question is engaging onr aarioultural com
munity. Messrs. It. G. CKAIU & CO., Nos.
87 and 30 Union street, Memphis, Tenn.,
are daily In receipt of
FARMING
reports on growth in diversified cropping
corn, oats, wheat, rye, barley, oereals, and
orchard, herds, clover, tall meadow oat-
grass and timothy trai
PAYS.
All our wornont ledge lindi may be ra-
elaimed by lowing rye and clover on them in
fall or spring, or sowing cow-peas in May,
June or July, then turn andor, and
Improve the land.
It. G.CKAIG CO.,
Agriculture Implements anil Seed Dealers,
M1MPHIS.TBNN.
HUMPHREYS'
DR. HUMPHREYS'
Book of all Diseases,
Cloth iCold Binding
144 Tag, with 81..I K.grBTlBg,
Aiiri) rum.
LIST
PRINCIPAL NOS. CUKES miCB.
1
2
3
4
A
Fevfrs. t onsfstion. Intlammsttons... ,29
Worms. Worm Fever, Worm Uolic...
( 'rvlos t'olic, or Toelhing of InlaiiU.
IMnrrhcn, ol Children or Adulte
Py.i'llH-rv, (iripiiiK, Bilious Colio....
Cholera Slorbin, vomiting
.2.1
.S.I
.25
.25
.2
.2.1
i
7
t jOUgni Kiuni, nniutuiw..
.".euraigm, jwiini,,..
Ileadnrlios. Kick Hn.Harlie, VerliKO.
HOMEOPATHIC
10
OyNpeimin, liilimii riloniiih.......
iiiiiirred or Fnlilful Periods..
1 I
12
1.1
14
Croun. Congh, DilHcult Breathing....
IS
Mi
Pll Itlirillll, J-.ijn.cinn, .
It lir ntinm. Kfieninatic raina
Fever ami Ague. Chills, Malaris....
17
I'llee. nnnn or iiinouiiiB...... ........
I 'nlnrrli. lnllnena, Hold In th. Hoaa
Whooping Cough. ViolrntoOKha.
;..n. rnl npbllltv.I'hyaioal Weakiiaa.
10
20i
i 1
J 7
ihlrrvnill llrblllly..
Kldnry lll.rnar .
:ill
32
lll.rn.i-. I'f Hio Hr-n'rt. Hslpltsti'-n-l
SPECIF ICS
Ki,i hv DruuiriiiM. or twnl poatpain on ""'.mill, ui
prio.7-UtPUUKa'sUiUltl( tO. IWI nuwaou n. a.
EDUCATIONAL.
MISS S. F. MAY'S
ART STUDIO
Reopens October 4, 1386.'
-r-iiDTT a J rn "Tit Art Rtudsnti'
AT League." of New York, or. any other
first class art sohooi uiey may uesire
A HrlrASfl.
NO. 57 MADISON fSTREET,
SEISriH. TBWSf.
The Higbee School
FOR IU! BIGHER
Education of Young Ladies
Beale, Lauderdale and Jessamine tti..
MEMPHIS, TENN.
Incorporated wills Colleglnle Prly
Birarv.
AN INSriTtlTIoN OK HIOJI BEPUTE
AND KNOWN EXCELLENCE.
Fall Term Opens Monday, Sept 20.
erTboroaih English and Classical Course
Book-keeping, tiuort-hand and lyi-
wrtttng isugni. v, ,
Schools oi Art. Music and Elocution noted
lor excepiion.i aavatiiBgra.
Special students received In every depart
Tnew and elegant building will be.rected
during the summer and tw.ll, wherein will be
lurnianeu a spicious mi ;-' -
niary school-rooms, olass-rooms. laboratory,
with the elegant uianion used lor boarding
pupils anu me woou.u .
will form one ot ihe molt complete acbool
lounaRuons in mm onuiu,
Cataloiuet ready August 4th.
For information address
MISS JENNY M. UIGBRE, Principal,
Memphis, Tenn
nrnnai. BKPABTMEBIT
Tulane University of Louisiana.
(Formerly, 1M7-1S1U, the University ot
a.ouiiania.i ,, ,
ITS advantages for practical instruction in
diseases ol the Southw.ft are unrivaled,
as the law seenros it superabundant materi
als from the great Charity Hospital with lU
7tJ beils. ana ai.tsiu patients .uounuj-.
aeni tut re no noap tai-io. ' . ; , ' r
oial instruction is daily given at the bedside
nllhnaiok.aa in no otnil iiiiiiiiuiiuu. v.
catalogue or inf rmation, address
Prof. S. E. CHAlLLK. M. D., Dean.
V. O. Drawer Wl . Nr-w Or'o.na. I. a
BKOOIilYN.N. T. Boardon the Bill.
Mra. H. 0, Howard, 2"6 Washington
Park. Kooma large: looaiioo .."""ti.VV
Conv.nt.nt to oars to ManhatUn Beach,
Uoney isiana, iong cMfliuu" Vt
aiN w as. 1911 nam vi - -
RICHLY
D. S. SMITH, of Guthrie, Ky.
COMBINATION SALE
75 HOLSTEIII-FRIESIAN CATTLE 75
M,m,.l..I.....l.b..7.I.
lempnti, icnsci.w i a.
... . , .t.. ... , .mbark In th. Hoistein catfe In Kentnfky, and
jot jar. oinim i. on. ." ":"f ;, founaation of his herd than any man in in.
pa!d down more money in t" o i he ' ihow ,or lhBJ1 h,
South. W ith esre he has selecUd his yattie, anu gttllwell Co., who have so d and
loined by the well-known breeders and porters. J. w bti u thi ,ot wi D.
impor-ed more cattle than any other b''n J 5 yea old Ueifers in calf : 20 Heifer
'?Cow..vnin.fr
Calves and 15 a n el y bred Bnl'i .Ja. b ouiwr .. ... . fine ,eiePtio0l dig
f',1 '"""J .t"''.V."-".r:j Tnr.M. s.nH
u. au Af Ti. k a a u 1 a rrnn. mil u uibui
JOSEPH fcCBARMAW
BENRT FRtNK.
FADER. FRANK & CO.
Cotton MorclolB Gmcers
201 Front Street. Opposite CnMom Ifonwe.
HILL, FONTAINE & GO.
Cotton Factors and
SILL, FOR1
Cotton Factors. Commission ierchants,
Ho. 11 Boutin Main St.. St. Tpnin.
EDWARD MOON Ss CO.,
MISSION MERCHANTS
GRAIN, PRODUCE,
LIBERAL ADVANCES
NOS. 8 and 10 IJXION STREET, - - - MEMPIIIS, TEXX.
JAMES
DEALER IN
Window Shades, Picture Rail
HOUSE, SIGN AND
MO. 225 SECOSD STREET,
w ai n
Utm of J. 8. Day Son. Lats of Meacham k Horton. LaU of , Coytaglof
DAY, HORTON & BAILEY,
GROCERS AND COTTON FACTORS,
360-362 Front Street Memphis Tenn.
FISHER 1AR6LE WORKS
Corner Adams
WE DESTTtE TO CALL YOUR ATTENTION TO OUR LAK8K STUCH. utr shblu
tt Alt BLK. W. ar. prepar.d to furnish new work irotn latest designs on short notice.
ALL WORK GUARANTEED TO BE FIRST CLASH
W eoltott yoar patron ag and rtqaest
before purhawing elagwbere.
Manufacturer of
-AND
HEWER PIPF.
FMJE MVIXQS,
CUIlif MKV TOPS,
TJLE, I I HE J&AV,
2S3 mOWT OTTJT5T5T. MEMPTIISt TT.VtT.
mosel:
Mew Cotton Gin,
Nos. 201 and 203 Madison Street, Memphis, Tenn.
LATEST IMPROVED UVLLEB OIN
Jt
KIT TnrnontiirdSiitnpl.nnranlAffd. Good weights, and nmitUni'ei promr
i i - i a n.a... ? j k.il. I nA din Kainksl furnifhfld Oil ftD
17 Uimirj, All VDlum AUI-ursiu WUiiW au
plVwtion. Wo q,e the "Fntpnl linloHrtfr"
THE PETERS & SAWRIE CQ
M. J0NBS, Pr.ildent. x I. F. PETERS. Vlos-Prasidsia.
iW. D. F. 8AWRIK, Beoretary aad Treasurer,
(ataceeaaors I Pete V Sawrle,)
MANCFACTUKEUS OF THE "MAtiSOLIA BRAND"
i;iB;eru;;iE;Hiiiiffliii
38 39 and 40
mnnoTonsi
Tf. M. JONM. JWO. K. BPBBP. t. F.
Quarter of a Century
LAXGSTAFF UCILDIXtt,
Nos. 322 and 324 MAIN ST., - MEMPHIS, TENN.
GUNS, STOVES, TINWAIU,
DBIVEX PUMPS, POINTS!, PIPE.
COTTON AND WAGON SCALES.
EVAPORATORS AND SOROHITM MILLS.
. SSSTlBI.
Jm m. ajnlllyaat.
7holeftale Grocers, Cotton factors
And Commission Merchants,
232 and 234 Front St., Ilemphis, Tcua
aCTWBUI ADAMS AHaS lUrisaOI,
KtjJ. I. aUUm d.vskM kls 6U U ta. w.anlnf "4 sal. of ail 0vHtwJsH
' u aW(.CuiMa MTanhoas.. tft Waaklsctaa atraat. . -
J. W. 6TILLWELI. Jt CO., Trey, O.
."-
In vour ni
v--' . t 13 a.
JOSEPH FADES
Wholesale Grocers
Front St., Memphis, Tgebu
Ml & 00.
HIDES, FURS, Etc.
ON CONSIGNMENTS.
DEGMAlf
WALL PAPER
Mouldings and Mixed Paints.
FRESCO PAINTER.
- - MEMPHIS, TEX X
fiDTfl m M W RAfLKT.
WHOLESALF 1
and Second Sts.
that you call, examine oar itook, prices, etc.,
Alabama Lime,
DEALER IN
PORTXAND CEMENT,
KflNEDALlr CEMEWT.
J OVINVILLK CEMENT.
rLAIfKU PARIS,
HA1U attysl FIRE URICK, Etr
ion"" " , ,r " d ! "l
and qnlodR'l wmron cotton, mve nn Btniu
s ni i n a
I In
Jefleraoa Street.
PKTBR3, QKO. ARKOT.P, W. P. f . BAtTRTB.
in the Hardware Business.
mom. filstrk. H. J. Olai k.
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