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IMUSTItlAL EDIXATIM
OF THE COLORED PtOI'LE OF
THE SOUTH.
Tralntnj ai Mechanics and Farmeri
1TH1 Make Tbem lodcpMsdcnt
and Free Mei Indeed.
Tim fo'liwingiJJrpM hv the Rpv.
D,. .oittirui', on the Iudatrial hrt
muttion rf trie negro: s of the Houth
an' the need ol its fx'ension will be
read wi h plea ure by every render of
the A rpff al who ia interested even in
the least degree in the advancement
ol the negro. It wa delivered it the
late anniversary ol the American
M'Minnary Aiaociation at New Haven,
Connecticut
Address by P. . Harihrap, I.L.D.
The new departure In education
baa emphasised tbe . importance of
early training In handwork. , The
p imary aim of the kindergarten la to
train th eye and band. In Europe
industrial and trade schools and tech
nical (cbnola have long been main
tained. Encouragml Ly rational aid,
m Hly all the American States have
now established achoola or collones of
atrrienltnre and tbe mechanic arts.
K ndred iiis'itut'oua endowed by prl
Tate liberality in varlms parts ot the
country. Industrial derailments or
gan ami in eonnecthn with many c )1
irg'.t, liki Tulnne Univertitv, iu New
Orleans; the Wellington UnivirsKv,
In 8r. Loira, and Giraid O'dlege, In
Philadelphia; tho Hob't-w Tt cluneal
lus i nto, in New York Cily.supporUtd
by Jewish cil'aoas, i nd the nmnuil
training ai'mol in St. Lnuh, C!iiaic.
To'ed I'hiladelphla, Baltimore and
other cities all illustrate the growing
appreciation of industrial (duration.
8KILLKD LABOR DIX'Il'MNHS TUB MIND
nd energ:ws the character. To plan
and contrive, to fit and inat,'h, t nice
ly adapt means to ends favors clear
ness and precision of thought as well
aa patience and perseversnca. A cer
tain drill of mind and will comes from
manual di Knees. Diundertrs natural
ly dinliku labor, while f-k.il! and dex
t rity fo-t"r interest and indnstry in
worth. Industrial training provide
the bi at core I' r the notion that labor
ie meriUl and that the tools of the
trade ae bao'ge of servility. In Gar
many, HwitKirlaud and other Europe
an conntnea sunh training provided
for girls aa well as boys, has dignified
labor and increased in ctnuiency.
They are there tRURht both in the
family and school that to learn to be
useful is alike their duty, privilege
and interest. The theory that labor it
a degrading drudgery will demean any
artisan and bar improvement in his
ari. Ou the other hand, pride and
pleasure in one's work leads to hig'ier
excellence, both in his crafl
.id character. Tbe problem of
our day Is to elevato work by ele
vating the workman. What a man
ir, sumps an impress on hat he
doc, even in the humblest forms of
industry. The skilled workman so
forecasts his wark that every blow
telle, economising both stength and
stock. Yon thus dignify woik by im
proving its processes and increasing
its rcentta. It was a w ee provision of
the He'jrewa thht their children should
all learn a me hatidicraft, and hence
with them labor was always honora
ble and no man was arhamod of hia
tnde. The chief of the apoetles did
not degrade his high ofllce when he
resumed his trade ol tent making. Hi
associates were fishermen.
TO HONOR MANUAL LABOR
tke great teacher worked patiently at
the carpenter's ti ade. Theee f Acta and
principles apply eprciaily lo the col
oied people of the South. Freedom
brings iti peril aa well as privilege.
To ttiem us slave labor was muial
nd (It liieiiiiiLg, and a life of ea e and
indulenre whs their ideal of freedom.
For thmi it is a long s'ep ti reach the
true idea of the dignity of labor and
its vital reli.ti.ms to thrift and virtue
nd to all huiu-tn excellence,
and progress. Emancipation meant
a mi lenium ol eaee as welt as of
independence. As wards of the gnn
eial government and of a sptulal
providence, they folt litilo need ma
terially to work out their own solva
tion. Tool crait haa its moral Bide,
hays tbe Talmud: "When a parent
teaches his son no trade. It is aa if he
taught him rohbi ry." Imluttry and
v. rue sre as near akin as idleness and
crime. In slavery there wa little
chance or motive for economy, thrift,
or foret ii(ht. Still support a an unneu
canary, if not impo-titile. Take no
thonght for the morrow was literally
theiule. The herimn waa bounded
by today. Com, cott.in, toba co or
sugar being the eUoUs, the gret ma
jority, aa field hauus, had only simple
and monotonous wor and learurd to
do nothing elf. Hence they now
need industrial training far more than
tbe Cam aesiaua. The whole South is
just learning the neee.ieity of more di
versified husbandry and more vaiied
trades and manulaoturea,
. TBI COLOKKU TOUTH
in the rchools and col lego of this
eociatloa should all be prepare! to
ba leaders in lliia progressive move
ment. It in a good sign that they are
lieg nnlug to It. el its importance, and
take ti t iola ei s 'y and eagerly. In
ininy happy in-t?nce I hvo seen
how skilled Industry tells on the ne
gro's niai houd, Bell respect, self re
liance, eelf support, his genuine Inde
pendence and prosperity. One hears
many tonchlrg etoriea of 'oils, strug
gles and itucet srs, told with such an
air of cot a ilou-i triumph at wius your
ndniiralion of their genuine heroism,
for true herce are often found in the
hiimh'o-it aaika i f life. Skilled in
tlumry will tnd to improve their
hoiiies. so often cheerless, dismal,
dny.i! not annul hips tl lorhsi, one
room exhlns, whero, herdiog like
be ta, tin d ci-m its of hie cannot be.
One of ttieir moet urgent neids is the
betterment of their homes, if that rich
Stxnn word may be app'led to their
wretched huts, olten with no chance
for light or air except through tbe
chinks in thn rough boards. Ia all
ag? and in ail lands the dwellings of
theJi eop'e have been the index of
their bar'cariam cr the measure of
thtir civilisation. Christianity has
ever marked ita tilumphs over pagnn
iam by improving tt e bomea cl its
convir'.s. Tnat will prove a practical
go'pel, thut el all help the colored peo
ple to reahas that the chief privi ege
of lif is the creation of happv, taste
ful homes. When sncli is one's ideal,
and Li home hec itma his pet and
pride, life has higher significance and
value. Such au idtal brings
aW CI1KKH AND INM'IKATION FOR ONk'S
DAILT l)UTIk.
Alrer.dy many have pr mlly realir- d
this idoa'l. To tive two typical iliu.
tirti ns: In visiting t'i home of a
colo ed CH'peumr in Kastiville, ob
amvinif h s hue, well finnisiied hene ,
.cjr.eed pxr'or, ample grounds well
ftocfeed w th vines, sc ru'jHar d tret, I
wn- etnik Willi the evident pridx
with wtiich he r-iid, "Tt at ie but a
par-of the balsnci of my e-rning.1
OVerexpent.es duiiug tl e lait twenty
yovti'' Auut'ter chub w e thut of a
widow in the rame ci y, whose honee,
I wsa told, was built over a washtub.
As I corgra'u'ated her on ber neat
and well kept gronrds and her five
rrons well furnished, this hard woik
ing washerwoman answered, as one
co use i us of agreat achievement: "The
beet of it, sir, is that it is all paid fur,
and I have money in the savings
bank beside, so that my three younger
girls ran go through the co lege and
graduate sa tbe'r eiet r d d, who is
now t 'selling in the N.rmal Pchol of
Texac." I con'd cite many rimilar
facia which clearly show that the
hope of the negro is the home of the
neg'O. Industrial training will lead
to the more general ownership of
land as well aa homes. The m t.ro
haa a pans on for the acqua tioa ol
land, which ought to be eocooraged
ti the utmost. Tbe opposiiion to
this movement, ao strong and general
in the Houth twenty yeara ago, ia
everywhere lessening and in some
States passing sway. The ii lluence
of tbe general ownership of land on
INDIVIDUAL TURIFT AND NATIONAL
STBKNQTH.
and prosperity, though amply illus
trated in many countries, is not yet
fully appreciated in the South. This
conservative force has long been felt
in the stability, patriotism, indoetry
and prosperity of the Swiss. Tbe
peril of France formerly came from
the homeless myriads In her capitul
and that centralisation that made
Fails Franca and France Paris. To
day her growing stability cor.es from
the 6,000,000 thrifty farmers, now in
aieoluts ownership of their small
holding, and therefore unmoved by
Hie tumults of tbe Parisian populace.
The evictioDB, feared or felt, kept np
the turmoil in Ireland. Euglund her
self ia on a bleeping volcano, and her
unrest will not cease while the great
ma -a of ber people are landlois The
negro who owns a houiea'ead, how
ever humble, has glvea houd a to
aocie'y for good behavior. When ho
tarries the rewards of honest toil to
his own house, be and bis gain a new
lesson of self recprct. The instinct
of self pr.survatloa is aa slrona
with suet) householder ai with
tbe planter or capltal'at. His farm
brings home to him the ten com
maiidmeats and the gospel of seed
time and harvest. Vgabondago does
not grow on his soil, but with bis d- g
he is the sworn fos of tramps. What
are the results lo the negro of this
new experiment in the ownership of
land ia a question I have often put,
b th to the negroes and their fount r
maeterti, and the answer bas always
been substantially the same. All
agree that those who own tbeir farms,
aa a rule, have beoome betttr ci'.izdus,
better neighbors,
itarruB mkn avibt wat.
To quits the words of leading citi
sen of Georgia, "The negroes who now
own 700.001) acres ol improved land In
Georgia form the best noro popula
tion m this State." In the cotton
States the aegroaa already own some
3,000,00;) acres, an area larger than
tbe HUte of Connecticut, and are as
teased, according to the last census,
for over W1,HIO,000 worth of taxable
property, and now for over $! 00,000,
000, mainly inland. Even tills wide
domain is not a tithe of what
thev need, and ought to have,
and will have at an early day,
for tbe acquisition of land is the
new rage with trie nee. But ho can
they get land T The vast mejority are
still very poor, landlecs hirelings, and
nneklllod laborer familiar with rais
ing one or two of the great staples nf
the South, untaught in general farm
ing, tenants at will, or till nexiOhris'.
mas for their contracts last till the
next crop is in ; that is, for one year
only. Uonce, instead of any feeling
of permanency, the tenaul is restless,
wanting time in place hunting, ami
often taking a poor chance to bett r
his condition. The man who, regular
ly contracting for one year only, pinna
to move Chrietmr.s week, is in train
ing for tramp. The ownership of
tli land is the surest remedy for euch
duuioraliaing ejs em, or rather lack
of r-yatern. Instead nf the evils gener
ally apprehended toin multiplying
snail holdings, the bpst people in the
South now admit that here ia a new
element of pruaperity to the negro and
of BBCUiity to all. It will ba great
gain ta the whole Couth,
TO TUC (lAUOAatANB AS WKI.L AS TO
TUB AFRICANS,
when the planters generally favor and
facilitate the acquirement of land by
the negroes. The American Mission
ary Association bas exerted the moet
important influence in stimulating
this widespread draire for the owner
ship of . land. Ttie students from
Hampton, Atlanta and Tongaloo,
trained in farm work; as well aa books,
have spread abroad widely new idena
of skilled and diversified farming.
These inatitmious are already recog
niz'd aa important factors in develop
ing the ma erial interests of Virginia,
Gtorgla and Mississippi, and hence
the popular approval of the ananal ap
propriations for them by the Legisla
tures of those States.
It is (act of immense significance
that public sentiment in the 8 inth is
turning in favor of its work. Tbe in
troduction it industrial education into
onr schools and colleges haa tended t )
this result. Tbe Southern people are
tbe natural friends and helpers of the
freedmeD. Their hearty co-operation
wonld prove new inspiration
to tbe work. Once enlisted,
they can' help on this great
work aa no outsidera can do.
Instead of reproaches for the
dead issues of the past, let us, for
getting those things that are behind,
pre a forward to ttiose better things
that are before. There Is an urgent
demand for all that both the North
and the South can do. Never before,
in the history nf the world, did any
nation have within iteelf ao large and
promising field of miss onary work,
the opportunity ol uplifting such
mass of ignorance and yet so acces
sible, Bpeaking tbe same language,
so plastic, docile, receptive and iin
pits ible. Qrsnd as are the achieve
ment of the last forty years, the past
la but the preparation, laying the
foundation. Let us hone and pray
for a new combination of forces, tbat
hearty cooperatlonr of Christians
South and North which will insure
the needed acceleration i f this work.
Uod grant tbat this may become a
new bond of anion between the North
and the South.
Paid la His Owat vim.
East Saginaw, Mich., November II.
In Taymouth township, this count t.
David Smith, O. O. McUuyan and
Hugh Stewart drank from a jug of
beer furnished by the first named. All
the men were taken suddenly 111 wiln
avrnptotnsof polssnlrg. Smith died.
and the others are yet in a dangerous
condition. A telegram received liere
requtsted the county o dicers to make
investigation. It was reported that
the poison was pieced in the liquor by
r-mith, with the intention ef taking his
own I ilo, but no rersou for deidring to
commit a double murder at the eame
time ia given.
Mihh Oahrii M. Kkati.no, pianist,
may be found at the Unyoro Hotel.
MEMPHIS DAILY FAPPEAL FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 188G.
CASE OF THE CONVERSES
HOW BEFORE TITE LOCISTILLE
riMSHYIERT.
1(8 Origin in a Libel Tpon tbe Rev.
Drs. Ilurgs, l aalel and Mar
tin, of Memphis.
Ibfroial to Taa appbal.1
Lot'iwn.LB, Kt , November 11.
The Converge trial bs progreesed
britkly today. Dr. Daniel conticni-d
bis examination of Dr. Bogus this
moriing. Ferding th s the defense
asked permission to examine two of
their witnesses, who wanted to go
home. Tue prosecut'on courteously
consented. Tbe witness's called to
testify for tbe character of the Obtenrr
editois gave tbem little comfort. The
Rev. Mr. Oraybei), one cf tho?e wit
nesses, aaid be bad heard six or eight
men call into question tbe veracity of
the Converses. Another, the Rev. O.
M. Howard, an evacgeliat, said he bad
never read regularly any other paper
in thn church besides tbe (Mnerver.
Tbe Rev. Dr. Baitlett, cf Lexiniton,
said tbe sime tbing as to him
self, end upon crois examination
by Dr. Daniel wound np by
declaring' that be simply did not know
what is the reputation of the Chrintian
Oburver through the South, lie had
beard two or three minis'ers of his
own rexbytery r-peak well of it, and
about as many against it This wts
the extent of bla knowledge in the
matter. The examination of IK
Biggs waa returned by Col. Bullitt,
but Dr. Daniel had already pumped
him dry, arid Col. Bullitt is evidently
laboiirig to find any q sections to a-k.
Dr. B ' a'a testimony haa been amus
ing and ciuahing to the Convenes.
THE PHtinTTi:illABi (IHIKCH TS
rONVKHKC Ail HON V EKfl .
The Presbytery of Louisville
(Southern) resumed this pro
trictod trial at 12 o'clock m. todty,
a .cording to adjournment, the Pres
byterian Church biug represented
by Dr. Daniel and Bogie, the prose
cutor?, and the defendants being ably
sur-tained by Thomai W. Bulllu, their
com. sol.
ORIC1IN CF TUB TRIAL.
This famous t ial had its origin,
It is said, iu aa editorial which ap
peared iu the Christian Obtener s ma
t me during the last autumn, charging
that there existed among the friends
of Prof. Woodrow plan for disrupt
ing the Southern Presbyterian Church,
and bringing forward the nam's cf
three preachers in Memphis, Tenn.,
with the plain intimation thut ihey
were concerned in the contemplated
schitm. Thereupon the three preach
era Drs. Martin, Daniel and Boggs
published in tbe Memphis Atpbal a
statement to the effect that no further
defense on tbeir part was required
than that they should make known
to the gocd people of their congrega
tions and of tbe vicinity tbat the
Christian Obtenvr, which hed ssiailrd
tbeir loyalty to the church, had for
many years borne a bad reputation as
to veracity.
Alter eorno pretty warm discus-ion
in the papers it became apparent that
if the Messrs. Converse did not bring
tbe ma'ter before tbeir Presbytery it
would be done by some member of
the Presbytery. Anyhow, they took
theinltiative.and had a meeting called
in January for the purpose of consid
ering their request for a full investiga
tion, and inviting the Memph's
preache s to come and table charges
against them. Theee gintlemen ap
peared at tne mat mee ing, and wuen
the Converses demanded iu Presbytery
whether the Memphis preachers had
anything to allege in regular form
they at once tabled a charge of vio at
ing t'e ninth cimmandmetit, under
many specifications about twenty
live, in all. Aa soon as the in
dictment was preeented the Con
venes filed a demurred, and etien
uoualy urged tbe Pies yi.ery todisraiss
it, ou the giound thkt it was so frivo
lous and indefinite that they did not
know bow to plead iti The Preaby
tery, however, overruled their Ue
murrer, and though the C inverses
warmly protested, ordered tbem to
entr a plea. They then, with much
hr aita'ion and lontr delny.i Laded "no
guilty," and the Presbytery ordered
tbe tiial to proceed.
Tho prosecutor summoned num
ber rf witnesses from LouisviTio, from
the State of Kentucky, and from the
Sjutbern church at large to testify aa
to the reputation of the Christian Ob
server and its editors, and proposing to
pVove that that reputation was, as
they had allirmed it to be, bad as to
veracity. To all these inquiries aa to
reputation tbe Converses fl ed excep
tions, on the ground tbat tbey were
not pertinent to tbe icsue. These ex
ceptions, persistently urged befjre the
commission appointed to take testi
mony by Col. Bullltt.thecr uneel for tbe
defendants, caused the trial to drag Its
tedious length along; but tbe commis
sion finally overruled them and or
dered the questions to be forwarded to
the wit ceases. Appeal was then taken
to the Presbytery, thereby causing
further delay. But the Pretbytery
sustained the commission and pre
scribed a form for all such questions
oesrly Identical with that used in civil
courts for the same purpose. In
answer to these questions very im
portant testimony, bo h written and
oral, baa been elicited from some of
the most prominent citizens of Louis
ville, among them Col. W. N. Halde
nian, of tbe Courier Journal; Henry V.
Kicott, a ruling eider in Dr. Wither
snocn'i church, and CjI. B nnett H.
Young, all of whom testified that the
repu:ation of the paper '.he Christian
Olmrrtrr wes bad, and also tbat of iti
editois. Testimony of the same sort
was given by Dr. E. W. Bodlnger,
preshtttnr uf th Beilewor'd Seminary.
Dr. Charles R. Hemphill, pastor of the
Secund Piishyteriau Chu ch, Louis
ville; the Rev. Wm. Irvine, stated
clerk of tbe Louisville Presbytery:
the Rev. S. M. Neel, pus'or of
the Presbyterian Church, Shelbvvllle,
Ky.; Dr. T. A. Biocklin, the Nestor
ol the Presbyterian Chu'cb in Ken
tucky; Rev. Dr. ;E. M. Green, pastor
of tbe Presbyterian Church, Dinvllle,
Ky.; Rev. Dr. N. M. Brown, of Vir
ginia: Kev. Dr. J. B. Aager, of South
Carolina; Rev. Dr. O. A. Stillman, of
Alabama; Rev. Dr. R. P. Farris, of
St. Louis; Dr. Ol sby, of Georgia; W.
R. Lyman, of New O.-leans, who
mentioned Drs. B. M. Palmer, Mark
ham, Bardwell and many eminent
laymen as having expressed the same
opinion of the Christian Observer and
its editors. Of these gentlemen, at
least twelve (two-thirds of the whole)
are pronounced "anti-Woodrow men."
THB IN8DBANCB MATT KB.
In addition to thee witnesses on
general reputation, four have bee a
examined aa to the alleged crooked
ncrsof the C inverses touching a life
insurance policy. The testimony as
to this ugly insurance tianaaction Is
briefly as follows:
J. 8. Berryuisn, caihicr of the Pres
byterian Mutual Aeeuranrn O-'niosny,
di p,sed that December 3J, 18S3, be
ta etn the hou s of 11 o'clock a m. nnd
2 "jo'clock p.m , Mr. Po'lard, book
keeper for the Converses, and a
bro her-in-law of one r f tbem, came
to the insurance company's cflice as
lh represer.ta ive of the Converse,
and tendered money f r the restate
ment of the Rev. H'llory Moeely, of
Texas, whose policy had lepa'd two
months before tlmttitno. Berryman
took the money snd pieced over to
Pollard the bind'ug receipt of the
company, jema-kicg es ha did so that
Mosely'a pel cy had lajfel, and say
ing : "Of course, Mr. P'.llrjd, yiu
understand that this member is rein
stated on condition of bi being at th a
time in his neual henltb." Pollard
laughed and rail:' "Well, if you vant
to know anything about that you'll
have to a.k tbe Ccnverees " from
Pollard's words and manner Berry
man at once sneprcted tht some
thing was wrong, and went back and
reported the transact on to tbe secre
tary, W. J. Wilson, who instantly put
on his ba and went ont of the office.
W. J. Wilson, secretary of the com
pany, ard deacon in the Second Pres
hyteiian Church, Louisville, testified:
Abont 12 o'clock,, cr a little after,
December 3, 1883, upon the repre
secta'iun of Mr Berryman, he went
at ones to the cflice of the Convenes,
two squares distant, and told them
that Mr. Berryman fu-pected from
Mr. Pol srd'a unntier ai d words that
Uie-e was aomethicg wrong; that Mr.
Mosely was rot in riood health. Con
ve'se laughed as if he thought he had
done a smart thing, ard said: "You
ought to have found thxt out before
you gave that receipt" Mr. Wilson
replied tbat the receipt was given
upon the company 'scontidenneiu Mr.
Converse as a men woo would rot do
enchathi'gas ask f r Mr. M e-ly's
r. instalment if he krew enyihirig
ithcut his not being in aood health.
Mr. Wihon asked Mr. Converge to
give back the receipt if he declined to
be responsible in tne irattt r, and put
the mattfr where it s a few mo
ments before, and let the company in
vestigate for itself. Mr. Convene,
not denying that he had the receipt,
rtfueed repeatedly t live it np, and
never did give it" np, merely saying
that tbe tianeaction vas closed.
Mr. Wilson then asked Mr. Con
verse how be ha: pened to kcowttmt
Mr. Mosdy was owing anything lothe
insurance coirpaDy, md how he hap
pened to Bind Mr. P. llard t a'k for
Mr. Mosely's rest rii'ion ? Mr. Con
verse replied tbat thev had received a
telegrmn asking bim (Mr. Converse) to
pay Mr. Mosely's dues ft the iueur
Hnce office. Mr. Wilson expre ssed the
belief tnat the telegram conta ned in
frrmation that Mr. Moiely was sick
and demanded the dispatch. Mr.
Converse refund either to show it, rr
toafilTnor deny anything as to its
contents. He did cot deuy that he
had it then in Lis possession. Mr.
Conv rss is a memberof the company,
which iaot the "mutual" order. Mr.
Wilson repor'ed the transaction to
Col. Bannett II. Young. The money
due on Mr. Mcsley'a policy was paid
to his family.
Col. Young teetifi el that he went to
Mr. Coaverje and reproached bim for
putting the lo.ts upon tne company.
Mr. Converse defend-d tbe transac
tion, and said he bad thn approval of
a divine, a lawyer a 'id a doctor. Tbe
minister ws Dr. T. D. Witberspoon.
In the conversation with Col. Young,
Mr. Converse admitted that he knew
Mr. Mor-ely waa in a citical condition
al the time. While (J 1. Young was
bning examined on this point of the
admiittion of thid knowledge, the
counsel for tbe deft me arose and said:
"We admit that the telegram con
tained iL formation tht Mr. Mosely
wts in a critical condiiinu," and the
ttdmiesion wts recognized aa part cf
the evidence.
Dr. Witherspoon, ns soon as Co1.
Young tet-tiuVd thai,Mr. Converge had
refened to him ta approving tbe
traneeciion, caked to be put upon the
witneea stand himsei'. He testified
th-tt Mr. C mveise ioid him that Mr.
Wiison caked for thi receipt a fm
days after the. transaction, ard it, a
imt given becau-e H li.nl b-en sent to
Mr. Mcse'y'a faoiily, and that the
telig am was not Burr ndered necouse
it w s privrtte property, belonging lo
the fainiiy. Upon that reprefen'a
tion from Mr. U nverse. Dr. Wither
apoon eaid he thought Mr. C -nvorre
had done right, but that he had better
consult a lawyer. Dr. Wi-herspoon
personally knew nothing of the mat
ter when he said it was all right, ex
cpt wbrt Mr. O nveis had told him.
Hillary Merely, K , tesiiried that the
telegram was aent from Texan Decem
ber 3, 1883, abont 11 o'clock in the
morning, The transaction occurred
in Liutsville Dicemher 3, 1883, be
tween 11 o'clock a m. and 1 p.m. Mr.
Mosely died December 3, 1883, at 7:05
o'clock p.m. '
A Common Cold
Is often the beginning of serious affeo
tlons of the Throat, Urom-liliil Tube,
and Lung. Therefore, the Importune of
early and effective treatment ciimiot be
overestimated. Aycr's Cherry Tcctoral
nirty always bo relied upon for the speedy
euro of a Cold or Cough.
Last Jnnnnry I was nttiicked with a
severe Cold, which, by netlect and fre
quent exposures, became, worse, finally
settling on my lung. A terrible coiifjh
soon followed, accompanied bv pains in
tbe chest, from which I suffered iutennely.
Afttir trying various reineilies, wltliout
obtaining relief, 1 commenced taking
Ayer's Olicrry l'ectoral, ami was
Speedily Cured.
I am sntliifled that this remedy saved my
life. Jno. Webster, 1'awtin ket, H. I.
I contracted a severe cold, which sud
denly developed Into l'nemnoniii. present
tug ilRngerous anil obmiimte symptom.
Sly plivnicinn at one ordered the use of
Ayer'a'Clierry Pectoral. Ills Instruetlmu
were followed, and tho result was a rapiu
and permaiieiit cure. 11. K. Slinpson,
ltogers Prairie, Texas.
Two vears ago I siitTereil from a scvero
Cold wl'iicli settled on my Lilies. 1 con
suited various pbyhiiui, and took the
medicines they prescrllicd, but received
only temporary relief. A friend ludnced
me to try Ayer's Cherry Pectoral. After
taking two bottles of this medicine I was
ctireii. Since then I hav jtiven tbe Pec
toral to my children, and consider 11
The Best Remedy
for Colds, Coughs, and all Throat and
I.ung diseases, ever used in my family.
Itobert Vauderpool, Jleadvillc, Ta.
Some time ago I took a alight Cold,
Which, being neglected, grew worse, and
settled on my lungs. I had a hauking
cough, and v aa very weak. Those who
knew me best considered my life to bo
In great danger. 1 continued to suffer
until I commenced using Ayer's Cherry
Pectoral. I.e than one bottlcof this val
iiaM medicine cured me, and 1 feel tbat
I owe the preservation of my Ufa to its
curative powers. Mrs. Ann Lockwovd,
Akron, New York.
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral is considered,
here, the one great remedy for all disease
of the throat and lunfcs. and is more
in demand than anv other medicine of its
class. J. V. ltoberta, Magnolia, Ark.
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral,
Prepared by Pr. J. Over & Co., t.owell,
ivii hj lniKlu. J'rlos 1. m boiU,
UrtDI roll ALL. fSO week and
vvunrv ,,,.enfe i.id- Vuiu.bt. outat
and psetlciiliir tree.
. (I VlelU Hl', Anaain, IHalae.
Truths
are often very distasteful, particularly
where ono is millerint; from indiscretion
in uiling and di inking, and the stomach
has revolieii refusing longer to be a slave
to cn unworthy master, und has turned
upon its torturer and rending him with
tliO pains and horrora of dyspepsia and
imiiijt'tiun, causing constipation and head
aclu to add to the inflictions
Tliat
ulmost drive him, crazy, causing nftTous
depression, loss cf appetite, diztivett, sleep
liMws,yUomand dcspimdency. The tired,
exliaiutrd feeling conatantly his com
panion, energy all gone, strength de
parted, kidneys weak and inflamed, and
the liver sluggish nnd inactive when
one sutlers all this, lie realizes that a halt
Must Be
called. He must change his manner of
living, tin J at om-e procure some medicine
which hhall act directly and quickly upon
the cause of these ills the disordered
atomach. hailing this, ho will become a
prey to rheiihuilmn and neumUna ; menhd
troubles will enauc, irod Ofiimii debility
will make a wreck of the strongest man.
Then the suflcrcr should be
' Told
that there is a medicine that will cure all
these diseases, and make him healthy
and strong ugain, cause the diseased
stomach to resume its natural healthy
functions, remove dytpepsia and indiges
tion, euro the constipation, and cause the
headache to disappear.
Thut medicine is
lirown's
Iron MUts, a pure vegetal le remedy
composed of the best and mast elhVtivo
alterative mcdieinuknown, c.irefullycom
poundud with the must e.ipi-rt scientific;
assistance, to act directly through the
Mood upon tl;e 8,:uk:A, and lobtrengtheii
the k'uhfijs and promote tho action of the
Urer. It thcrehy rebuilds the exhausted
body, quieting the excited nerves. It is
so skilfully combined with the best pre
paration of
Iron
as to rcstoro the lost appetite, prevent
wakefulness, end cure rlieumalUm and
neartdijia. Strengthen the tired bruin
and weary body, and promote health nnd
hnpniness through the purity nnd strennih
of its material, and the excellence of its
combination. The action of Brown's Iron
Bitters
upon the system is so direct and prompt
that uid to nil portions of the human
organism is at once furnished, and the
condition of general debility is removed.
Power is given the blond, stomach, hidneyt
and liver to perform their various func
tions. The
Cures
cfleeted by this valuable medicine in the
few years it lias been Before the public,
are w numerous as to make the name n
household word ; and tho thousands of
testimonials from all purts of the country
thut have been sent unsolicited to the
proprietors of Brov-n's linn Bitters, by
grateful sufferers relieved from pain, tor
tures and torment, nil tell of Its wonder
ful properties, nnd tho healthful results
of its use iu ail
Diseases of the Blood, Stomach,
Liver and Kidneys,
I'ropared only by the T.rown Chemical
Co., Iialtimore, Md.
Grand AUCTION SALE
Of bolce ttalectfd Imported
Holstein Cattle,
At Uulon Sloek ThdIk, Hewpbis,
Iiuu,, on
Wednesday, Nov. 17, 1886.
(Sale Beglni Promptly at 13 0'olcck.)
THIS Importation of Holstaln Cattle has
bren made by as umlArthe auspices of
"The North American Ilolitoin Herd Book
Association," as foundation stook fur fine
hertli in lha South, eateren States, and em
braces onlytuf-h animals ai have for their
sires and asms the molt aaperior milk and
batter records to be found in North Holland.
The entire importation haa been registered
in the "North Holland Herd Book of Hol
land." and will also be reg-iatored in " Tbe
North American Herd Book of America,"
embracing- 65 Hellers in Calf by finest Hol
land 11 u I Is. Also, a general assortment of
fine young Bulls, ready lor service. Heifer
and Bull Calves of spring of 1886, and grown
Cows from 4 to 5 yeara old. A complete cat
alogue is now In press, giving full pedigree
ana milk and but'er records connected with
each animal. These cattle have been shipped
direct from Holland to the Union Btook
Yards, and will arrive between the 1st and
Tth of November, where purchasers can in
spect the tame. So animal will be disposed
ol at private tale, but partiet who attend the
tale may rely upon each animal being pnt
op and told at advertised, titreet cart now
run to within three blocks of Stock Yards.
ADAMSON A RONALDSON, Importers.
trFor Catalogues or Inf. rmation address
O. V. KAMBAUT, President Union Stook
Yards and Fertiliser Company.
CURTIS & CO.
MANUFACTURING CO.
817 and 819 X.ST. IDU S.
n .1 ca. .US -J
"2 " " "77"r
eJr
arAinrrAonmana of
Iff ENGINES
9 BOILERS
SAW M ILLS
WOOD-WOBKINQMII'J I $ Rt
LOBQERS'&RAFTERUrt.VJdLJLl
SAW AND PLANING MILL SUPPLIES
sT WRFTsS FOR CATALOG 1TK. "
UKst4VAHTKR!t FOR
CORRUGATED IRON SIDING
And Iron Roofln ;
Flr, WlnU. Wnirr nnd t l:htnin
prnul. Suitable for all kinds of building!.
For prices and estimates a (factory rates
oall on or addrest
MEMPHIS MKTAL k WOOD MP Qt CO.,
4t8 k 440 Mala tt., and 21 k 83 Mulberry it,.
MEMPHIS. TKNN.
Headqoarteri for Iron Fenon and Creating.
Ualvanitedlron Cornice, Tin Kcolt btovoe.
O A 1
11 U ui-3iJ
NEW FIRM.
FLOYD & CO.
(NCCcEiMOst.'iro;c. sr. i: Bit in.
EV fil fi
fill. BliSE i
Dinner, Toilet and Chamber Setsjin Great Variety.
BAR GOODS A SPECIALTY.
rAaenU for tb celebrated HBIMWOOD TITRIFIED CHISA, apealtUlw
sulnntxl for Hotela. Hwls.rssti snl NImhola.-
I ArOLEOH niLLg FresIdeaU
bit: l" n.'i n:
msxm a skbual ma jjtb iuiii linriiii,
A QUARTER OF A KILUON'DOLLARS FULL PAID CAPITAL
OiriBOTOIlBij
M. HTKITKITHKM WM. I. COLL. JAMJDS BJULLT, JsV9 tOAt 0
S. MAH6F14LD. D. . MTUlfl. W. B. BITJLltLt: TT
OfHeelO HadIon Street, Memphis,, Tenh
oods &
Buggies, Wagons and Harness,
NANCE COTTON PRESS,
' RAItnOITR GINS,
Steam Engines, VI acliinery of All Descriptions,
RFOOKP ST MEMPHISTEWV.
HILL, FONTAINE & GO.
Cotton Factors and Wholesale Grocsrs
Front Pt., Elemplila, Tenn
HILL, FONTAINE & CO.
Cotton Factors, Commission ierchants,
Wo. 11C South Unlit fit., Bit. IVpnla.
W. H. BRO WN;
Liberal Atlrances
2GG Front Htrect, :
L. D. MULLIN3, of lata J. R. Godwin k Co. JAB. Y0NQE. late ot J. W. Caldwell A 0
MULLINS & YONGE,
Cotton Factors fiCommission Merchants
No. 1 Howard's How, Cor. Front and ITnion, tfftmTrtiia.
Confections, Glaccs, Nougat Caramels, French Fruit Glares,
Cream lion lions, Fine French Handmade Creams and
Hon lions. Chocolates, Ices and Nougatines.
You can find these goods " AT RETAIL," in any quantities, at
The Peters & Sawrie Co.'s Itetail Ertablishment,
Ko. 43 J HVrNoii Street, Opposite Their Factory.
These ue the Buest Confections that the Memiihit Publio hare ever had the opportunity
topirchase.
warTry Our "TVew Cr-n m l.oaf" "Helieionw.""!
X. N. KSTES.
S. B.
IJ.IESiates CSo
(NDCCEtiaOBS TO BIIII, DOAM CO.)
7lolesale Grocers and Cotton Facloro
Not. II 1-2 and 13 Union Street Memphis, Tesa.
E.WITZ10JKTMS Co.
Wholesale Dealers and Fnbllshers,
Sole AaenU for tha following Firtt-Claei InstrunrenU ;
STEINWAY and KNABB
PIANOS Kranlch & Bach, Gabler, and Wheelock.
OltG ANN dough & Warren, and Smith American.
a-A NEW 7-OCTAVE PIANO FOR l0.-w
Writ for Ottlogne.. . 231 win! ga Weeond WtrMt, ltfewphls.
W. B. M4LI.OBT.
ILLO
WHOLESALE
GROCERS, COTTON FACTORS
And Commission Merchants,
372 & 374 Front St., Cor, fiayoso, Memphis Tenn.
L0RD7D1EHI &DAHBURY,
(SUCCESSORS TO a LOBDS DIIOll,
MANUFACTURERS AND BOTTLERS OF
Lager Beer, Cider, Champagne Cider,
Miner it I Water of all rlayort, and XXX nellrmt filntiar
irPIIBE AjPPl.it CIU1.K, in Barrel! and Half Barrele, a tpjlalW.-
jVo. 803 Front Street Memphis. Tennessfe,
3. C NEELY.
S. H. BRDOK8.
BROOKS, I4EELY & CO.
WHOLESALE
GROCERS, CO TTON FACTORS,
AndiCommission Merchants,
No. 307 Tront Street, : Mem phis, Tenu.
"assi,
NEW GOODS.
mwsm
W. H. WILXEBS09, Tk-rmllnk
a n w
m i
Swoope,
on Consignment.
: Memphis, Tenn,
BPICKR.
W. B. DOAJT.
W. J. CBAWF6RD,
H. M. NEELY
I T If.
BETABL
CRAWFORD & CO

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