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MEMPHIS APPEAL.
fil'DATl i : SOT. 12, 1H8.
HOPE rOR BILWAKIA.
"While Bton ly maintaining ita inde
pendence Birga-ia bae mted with
Buch tact, g'ving w.iy vitro it must
and holding firm whiie it could, that
it has to far leilltd the nnscrupnloua
Dn.icr of HuK-ia. The e'a'ennanlike
ckili .nd whdora of the regency gov
ernment; their moderation and calm
dim io ihe midst of outra;eoua provo
eation; the ability wilh which they
bave guided the vsscl of state among
surging waves and deceitful calm, has
been wonderful. Clear alike of the
errors of pission and the neltctof in
difference, they bavo done well for
their country and bave gained the
honored title of "patrioU." Will
Ru'fia ultimately succeed id reducing
Bulgaria lo the condition of a Kus3lan
province? A ray of light is ieep
ing in, ind hopu are aiising
ihflt that noble land will at
leat be enabled to preserve
ita independence. That done, the
work of enlarging its liberties muf.t
be li ft to tiinu and to the BttuggWs of
its brave people. The speech of the
Emperor of Austr'a the other day is
understood to mean that t'eie are
limits reept cting the Bulgarian ques
tion which Auetr a will not allow to
be p'Bfltd unoppcsid. The Kuglieh
Ministry, aV, show ttrnrg signs of
oinoeitiou to the Kuesiun movements.
They rre tikng the p'siiion Disraeli
tonk when Kutsla. Laving beaten
Tuikey. undertook to pcrtiun out
good part of the provlnres held by
that p; wrr according to its own will.
P.trai ll claimed that the matter bad
ceased to be one beiween Turkey and
Russia alor.e, involving as it did intei
esls that conceued Europe at large,
and therefoie the European powers
must have their shaie In whatever set
tlement was made. Ihe result was
the Berlin Congress. I'. is now Btattd
tVn.t tha Enirlmh will Dursue the same
line of policy, will claim that the ques
tion now pending, and which
disturbing the peace of Enrope, is
not one between Bulgaria and Russia
lone, and can be settled only by the
general content of the poweis. Tur
key, Italy and Austria will i robably
take the same position. If so Ger
many can scat eel v stand aloof. The
policy of France has been so equivocal,
to ray the least, Hint her course looks
doubtfal. She can scarcely, for very
shame, Bhe a Republic, openly take a
stand in the fare of all Europe, and in
ppOBition to the other European pow
era, in favor of Russia opposing and
tyrannising over a people now free, and
who have proved by their manly stand
lor Independence that they are worthy
of fieedom, and deserve well of all the
nations that cherish liberal inetitu
tloas.
TAHirr BEFOKM A BJECMMTT
"Will Cort-iess at ita next seefdon
reform the tariff?" fa a question asked
with much interest. The platform of
each party pledges it to reform, but
even if these pledges are diaregaided,
the couife of events will, before long,
compel reform. Reviving demand is
btinglrg our furnace;, mills, manu
factories and labors up to active and
steady work. When the low s'ouka
left by depresbion are filled, the rate of
manufacturing supply will Btill be
kept up; the remit wi'l be, after an
interval, that we eh nil once more hear
the cry of "over production." To
remedy that difficulty access muatba
given our goods to foreign markets,
and that access oan be gained only by
means of a reformed tariff. There is
another powerful impulse coming that
will iniore the ssme remit. The 3
pur cent, bonds will snon be all paid
oil. Only $-(5,848,700 of thera are
onttUnding, and of this amount $'.'2,
000,000 have been called In for pay
ment On New Year's day only $(14,
000,000 will remain unpaid, and June
will see tbotsum paid ofl. That done,
how is $100,000,100 a year of superfluous
revenue to be disposed of? Gome
4) per ceuta. might be smhtlnthe
open market, but the (carcity of bonds
will allow but fow of them to find
their way there The country will
not allow taxation to be removed from
whisky and tobacco while it i heavy
npon many of the necessaries of life,
but it is not impocslble that the
shamefully extottionate duty upon
sugar may be reduced. Whatever
scheme may be resorted to, Congrecs
will have to reduce taxation, and that
entails a reform of the tariff. The
monopolist are very well aware of the
impcBsit ilitT of mein'alning the (stiff
as it is, but they try to blind the pub
ltc to what is coming by representing
that the whole quet'ou l es between
the tariff as it is and no tariff at all
high protection or trie tiade. That
this is enoutous ia evident A tariff
System admits of degrees the num
ber tf articles taxed may vary, and
the amount of taxation be higher or
lower. Tberehre, a tar.ff may be re
formed without being abolished, and
emh a reform ia becoming a necessity
with us that i at not be withstood.
THE FABMKRS ARDTHKuTBUflT.
' .The Cotton Seed Oil Trust Company
is receiving a good deal of attention
from the preca in the cotton region,
nd the genet al verdict ia against it
'Its projectors fay it wis a necessary
resource to save the trade from over
produitioa Bud ineuflkient piicee,
The cotton growls dec'are that the
Tiut is a monopoly, wh!ch, by its
proceeding, has rendered the price of
their teed ineolficient. They atk,
tlo:cfjie, why the piicacf (heir seed
shi uld be nmle iradtquats to ita
value bectupe thn oilinills ionk the
bre-iJ oot of each otheis' months. If
lhu 'mills Lave bun guilty of undue
mu t p icatinn, why ahould the co ton
grower b i re qui mil to pay the penally
J their tran8Krt8i.n7 Ti e frmeis
uro bulievers iu the ai.obtolic dtc'.nr..-
s ?',lzz I
espec'ally. warm in its denunciations
of the Cotton 0.1 Tiust. The ilitiiwp'
pi Stale Ledger says : "Farnii ra In the
DaHa are orgst.ia'ng for the pur
pose of agteeicg not to sell
their (O'.ton seed to the Oil Tru t
monopoly for one year. L.t tha Bod
work go on." The Fontotcc (Mis!.)
Ohtawr exclaims: "Lei ths good work
go o'j; down wun uuouopoiits: iu-
duitry, hungry and raggsd, oa the
ne hand, and Indolence, sumptu
ously fed and clothed in 'purple and
ue linen,' on the other band, it now
seems, win nave to go neiore we can
ps for 'peace on earth and goad will
hitwrm men.
JOHN 0. CARLISLE
H PEAKS AS TO TUB RECENT EL EC
TIOJC,
a ad Attributes Bli Close Ban
Ualctals or Labor.
New Yobk. November 11. John G
Car, Isle, in a recent interview, said:
'1 am Viiry much surprised end dinp-
nninted at Morrinou'a defeat. The
same tliirg wai tiled with me and by
the tame people. My opponent was
au unknown uolitlcat Quantity. I an
tlciptitid uo trouble, ana my inenoa
a t no rrasun lor alarm, nau i otf n
alv'Hcd as ts the coming storm I
would bave ben elected bv the usual
maj rity la the district. However,!
pulled through all light.''
'Did iiiBunictrs oanoss tout
"Yes Thy did everything in their
Dower to beat me. The pro ectionitts
aided and abetted them. The same
fiuoiJceB which fought and deleateJ
Colonel Mwricon also combined
anainet m. 1 te 1 you Bimntning win
be done about this method oi con
ductinn elections, t-ome decisive
slops will be token in the premises,
The protectionists are gulltv oi prpe
tra ingthe most nutragoui fraud of the
last tea years. 1 uy must oe exposeu,
and thev will be too. mark what I say
Thnv need not hone bv the moat lav
lull exDendltnrea oi money io inrmue
the cause of tariff reform. The fight
against undue, heavy and onerous tax
ation will gi ngni aneaa.
"I believe the Knights claim to
bave nome personal grievance againat
you?"
"Yni. and Oil. Morrison as well
You will remember that just bef jre
the close of the Ions session of Ojn-
ure.H. 6ol. Morrison. Mr. Randall and
.... . . .i i ,
mysell liatl control oi ine oraer oi
huficemstf the House. Borne of the
knights who were iu Washington
watching leuUlation wanted us to per
mit the coneideratiou of eleven or
twelve bills in which they claimed to
be interested. I well rememher one
of these measures, which mads eight
honia a letter cairier'a day of labor,
1 consulted the FoetmaBter General
about the bill. Mr. VI as said the
nieaute was a bad one, because it
wan imDracticable. expensive, and d'lE-
criminated in favor of one ealnried
oQicer oi tie government agaiuBt
another. We refused to make the
hilla nrlvlieored aueationsof distuesion
1 believe we did the r 'gut thing, and I
have no regrelB over our acliou. This
was one reaaou of tbelr hostility to
Mr. Moirieon and mvtelf.
"What steps will he taken respect-
Ing tho aoiiou of the anti-tariff people
in your and the Morrison district? '
I am not prepared to answer at
this lime. Something will be done
propahly iu the Filtinth Congress
Got. Morrison loses nothing by bis de
fiat It makes him the leading figure
iu Dttmncraoy in the cnuntrv. I will
ba In Cli cair i on the 1tlt. alter wiiicn
1 bo to Waelungton. A deieal woum
not have given me much disappoint
ment. Political lit J Ib very uncertain
and full of discomforts and vexa'io-S "
NEW KNUUM)
Ouuverled to Mormon lain.
Will
Leave for flub.
Pittcmuro, Pa., November 11. New
England is a thriving little village a
few miles back of (Jual Valley on the
Monongahela river. There two or
three Mormon mipsiouaties took up a
temporary a abode a few months ago
and quietly began to preach their doc
trine to the people. Home twenty oi
the citixeoa. including their families,
have been converted to the Mormon
faith and are making preparations to
dopait for Utah. The leader of the
Mormon emiaearles is known is the
KsV. llama. Information from that
place is to the effect that seventeen of
the conveits will leave for Utan in a
few dayi, while the remainder will go
Just as soon as they can dispose of
their little estate, which many of
them hive secured f iom the ravings of
almoHt a lifetime. The aiisaionaiies
tilid to establish a following at sev
tral points along the liver, but were
not successful to any degree until thev
reachtd the village of New England,
which is largely composed of English
coal minora, who have but little inter
course with the on 'aid a world.
The First National Bank of Indian.
wpella Liquidates.
Indianapolib. November 11. The
stockholders of the First National
Bank at a meeting today, nearly all
all lite slock being reprea'anted, voted
that the institution go into liquidation
and atelegiam was forwarded to Sec
retary Manning notifying bim of this
actiou. The business will be wound
up gradually, the bank having ample
f inula to meet all obligations. The
officials of the first National bave sr-
ranged with the Bink of Oammerce,
of this city, to take charge of their
current boBiness. TheBik of Com
meres ws chartered in 1836, and ia
organised in such a way that the re
epjimlbility of BtoikbolderB ia prs
cuely similar to that of stockholder
of national banks. W. O. Depaw, the
wealthiest man In Indiana, owns
three fourths of the stock of the Bink
of Commerce, and the other is owned
by wall known and prominent citiiens.
Landed Hla Head la tke Bnrclar'a
aiomaek.
KastSaoikaw. Mich . November 11.
Oapt,! llarry May, of the barge
Transport, was awakened last night by
three burglars in bis cabin, who had
come after a lare sum of money he
had with him. One stood over him
with a revolver and demanded his
money. The Captain Jumped up and
landed his head In the burglar's
stomach, stunning him. While the
Capttin was giving Ibe alarm the
burglar escaped.
IIolldMy PretjaiilH, Nnl ford's.
Tke Jnpnnree Prlnee.
Ni.w York. November 11. Prince
and Princen Kotetima, of Japan, and
suite eailid toilny on the etentuship
(iermanic for Europe. Tae Japanese
Minuter a'.d eeveral Japanese f riptide,
rasontmia oi una cily, saw mem ou.
luitlit!ltlug at JIullord'M.
MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 12, 186.
the sinojii cirrm
THE UREaT DtMASD FOR FN-
MES AND MIKELS
Astounding Gideon Tucker Not So
A gellc h ptirt of the Stcoud
Auditor.
Wasihngtj). Novmer 11. Dr.
Kiicba'.l, Ditector of tle Mint, said to
day, on the subject i.f the ecaiit eurj
ply of penuiei and 6 cut nickels, tSat
tee coinage w&s execuw.a ui ine mini
at Philadelphia, but had been e in
tended on the loth of rebrnary, Ditto,
by Secretary McUulloch n the ground
that the amount outstanding was re
dundant. It has since appeared that
there wes a great inequality io the
distribution ol the stock of minor
coinaae iu the hands of the sub-
treasury, and applications f r the
same to the mint at Philadelphia,
which is ordinarily charged with the
distribution, bave been referred to the
Assistant Treasurer at Philadelphia,
where a lame Burnlas bad cjllected.
This aurplus was maintained until the
middle oi beptemb r. wnen it was
turned over to the mint for cleaning
and relraue. About thia time aj uu
precedeutsd demand arose lor
liennies and nickels, which Boon
exhausted the $59,000 transferred
from the subtreaBury, Since then trie
work ( f striking new pieces has gone
on without inturruption ti the full
rapacity of the mint over and above
the mandatory silver dollar coinage.
Io order to iucreese the output tf
minor dins, its quota of eilver dollars
dan tit-en reduced and to the fame ex
tant the coin-iife at Sin Francl-co and
New Orleans increased, the uirector
altributiB the great demand in pait to
the tendency of minor coin to unrqjal
circulation throuuh aeuerat want of
acceptability, especially at basks, The
cirruletion of pennies is confined te
localities where exchange ts exac'ied
by way of street railway fates, e'e,
and especially by the extraordinary in
cresBe ol late of shops whoso policy it
is t) fix prlcaa at odd amounts
that ia to Bay, at prices not cor
resnonding to denorniaationsof eubci
dinry cun the Director referring
to the 09 cent stores, to called, lue
Director is now endeavonng to aecer
tain the total active circulation of pen
niua and 5 cent pieces, and considers
that not less tbau $7,000,000 of peonies
are now in active eirculation in the
Unit' d States. The mint at Philadel
nhia is now turning out minor coin to
the value oi sjikju a day. rne ae
mand for these coins is today tome
$200,000 ahead of the supply. This
amount will Boon be made up and the
publio want will be luliy met, even
thougn tnia rtauus in a rauunuancy
throiiuh a tendency to get into paitic
ular channels and to accumulate at
the pablio depositaiies. Orders for
minor colus are filled in the order
app'icatinn, but the Superintendent
ot the mint will piobably he cbliued
to resort to the expedient of filling
large oidera in two installments,
The Annual Hrpnrt of I be Second
Anuuor.
Wasuinotoii. November 11. The
annual report of the Second Audi'or,
Wm A. Day. shows that durirg th
laet flwal year the turn of $17,673,408
was drawa cat of the Treasury
requisitions leaned by the Secretary of
War, aud $0,325,523 on thote issued
bv the Secretary ot the Interior on
account oi inoian maintenance.
Uav'.ne an unexpended balance
lUua ...mnnli nl tliO SM anil Ifi
8 ,3 TOpectively. The Auditor says
that ,te accuracy and perfection of
of the system of records by which the
public property ol the Indian service
is traced is evidenced by the fict that
onlv three packages, of the many
thousands carried under contracts of
1884, bavs failed to reach their points
ol destination. It appearB from the
re not t that while the cb rictil force of
the ollloe was reduced from
191 to 181 during the ve.r, the
amount of money involved in dis
bursing ollicers' accounts audited wes
increaned from S2(t,U77,33U in ISHo to
$29,303,108 in 1888. 1 he Auditor cays
thht eeveral new clasees of claims
have been presented during the year,
the m at impoitaut ot which is that o(
oflicers and ex officers ot the army for
a readjustment of their pay accounts
eicce 1838. iu which they eball be
credited wbh whatever time they may
have served as cadets or as enliBted
men. As a teet case to determine
their validity is now pending before
the Supreme Court, it is not deemed
proper to comment on thia class of
claims further than te ray that at
least 2200 officers or their representa
tives are Interested, and that the coat
of readjusting the accounts on the
basis claimed to be proper by tue om
cers would not be lees than $1,500,000.
The prosecution of these claims is
cited as an evidence of the necessity
of a statute of limitations.
Tucker Vol Bo Manly ae We Tnnnatht
Washington. November 11. Secre
tary Lamar says: "The reason whv
Gideon Tucker wrote such a high
sounding lotter when cffeied the office
of Commissioner to examine railroads
is that the place was tendered to Mr.
Tucker because he had repeatedly
and persistently applied for some
office." The Secretary says he told
htm that some little position under
the government would be very agree
able to him, aud he made the same re
mark to othir members of the Cabi
net. When it cams to appointing
these commissioners Mr. Manning
auggrsted Tucker's name, and Secre
tary Lamar thought be would like to
bave it, and would render an Honest
report, and the Pre; Went consented to
appoint n m.
Worlbleaa Mboea C'rlnnle Soldiers,
Wabhihotow. November 11. Gen.
Mile in a report on the Apache cam'
naign, fitted that the (o'dieis of Capt.
Lawtoo'a command were materially
crlnn'ed In their efforts bv the miser'
ble shoes made at the military prison
at Fort Leavenworth, Kis., and that
the worthless material frequently leu
to pieces In three or four days' march
ing. When thia report was received
at the War Department, the attention
ot the Military Prism Board, of which
Gen. Terry ia President, was at once
called to the matter and the board
was directed to make a thorough ex
aminatioa and Investigation of the
circumstances. The report of the
board, which ia long and detailed, haa
been received at the War Department
and is now before the Secretary of
War. .
Tke President Heaaaae DUenaeed.
Wabbikoton, November 11. The
President's meeaage to Congress was
ths principal topic of d s:ubsiou at to
day's Cabioet meeting Secretary
Whitney was the only aosentee.
Tke Treaonrr nat Keeelve Any
I nllrd Sliiliil vlu,
Washington, November 11. A
coctroveisy recently arose bt tween
tho Receiver of the Land Office at
Marysville. Cal., and the United States
Aaeibtaut Treasurer at San Francisco,
with regard to some linht weight gold
coin which the former eent the latter
rdepoiit in the regular course of
ns'nees, and which the latter not
only re'used to receive but retorted
to the R ceiver af'er having ftamped
the coina with the word "light"
Somer.orreppondence on the subject
as raised, between the Treastiry 1)6-
partrcent and the Interior Depart
ment, the last cemmuniea'ion being
letter from Uommnsrner bpark", ot
the Oen-ril Lnd Dili e,to whom 8ec-
retaty Lamar bad referred a previous
t tter lrorn tire XraHfuny department.
Mr. Sparks says the ma'ter is not ons
river which he has c n tro1, but th.it in
his opinion the Receiver at Marysvll'e
bad perMr t r gbt ti rtd tus Agr.Bt
ant Treasurer fjr di pofiit any United
States coined money, and that if the
AeHlfctani ireaeurer Uuna ine cuns
light in weight heehould nevertheless
have taken them, and have given the
Receiver crtdit for them at such re
duced valuation as their deficiency in
weight might require.
JOHN SilEItMAN
CITES
HIS VIEWS AS TO
LATE ELECTION,
THE
Ana What Ia Likely Io Beaolt There
from Blalae and Ibe Prea-
Ideurjr.
New Yobk, November 11 Senator
John Saerman sud jesttrdav to a
Trtfcun reporter: "We areq'iitetat
fled with the result of the elecnon ia
Giro. There was onlv one weak spot
ia the S ate. The defeat of Cor gre-s
man Little is much to be r 'iiretted. It
ii the one thing a' out which we fel
badly. There hai been Bomtthiiig
down in Keniuckv to give us great
satitfaction. The K' publicans elect d
Mr. Wilton to Oiogieea from the
Louisville Die'ritt. It is a great vic
tory, and one that I think has come to
sUy. I think tba. L wisville is g"irg
to keep up wiih the times brealier
and march in the step of the Union."
' 11 iw about the (bleat of Morrison
and Hurd?"
"As to Hurd, tmre was gieat dis
satisfaction with him in bis dis rict
for other reasons than bis tariff views
They thought thit he was not suffic
iently well ident liB'l witn ine lr. tureen
of the district. He was scarcely ever
in Toledo, except about eltc ion time,
so they Bftid. But the tariff was the
great subject in the.t district, i was
there ou tbe Saturday night before the
elect or), and it wits the only question
that I touched upon."
"Will there be ny wideepread effect
from tbe d e'e it if Morris m and II aid
as to the tariff question I
"I do not look lor it. This country
ia so large tbat men come up into
prominence and drop out of eight
without making any great etir. As to
the tariff Question ita.-lf, business men
generally at the present time want to
he let alone more than anything else.
They are opprs'd to any agitation of
ctanges in tariff rates, and eepicially
to reducing tbe rates on articles com
peting with articles manufactured iu
this country. I think the feeling gen
eral v ia that if tha taxtB are to be re
duced. aa thev onitht to be, it should
be on articles ol internal production,
like sugar or t bacco. or perhaps by
enlarging tbe free list of articles not
1 A I n .V.la nAMn,-n "
"How about the Presidency?"
"I am not talking on that question."
"You have been quoted ts eaying
at Philadelphia ttiat Mr. lilatne could
have the nomination in 18S8 if he
wanted it,"
"I did not ttite the matter so broad'
Iv as tha. It I was so reported it was
erroneous. I have said that the chances
were favorable to Mr. Blaine's renorai
nation."
"How absut tho Democrats?''
"That is another matter which they
Bust answer themselves. It appears
to me tba Mr. Cleveland ie losing his
hold on the Dt-mncrHts all over the
ciuntry. He could not well afford it
make that iestie with the tolid South
as he made it."
DYNAMITE CARTRIDGES
Pnt Under the Nprln of a f'oacb.
PiTTHBono, Pa., November 11. Up
on tbe arrival ot Daubers, Pa., ot the
mail train nor It on the Buffalo,
Rochester and I'dlsburg railr ad to
day, the Car Inspector, while pas
sergatswere getting on and off the
caro at the depot, discovered three
dynamite bomb) fastened under
the springs ot the rear art. The
bombs were carefully removed, and
there were many pale faces among
the prssengers when they learned the
terrible fate they bad so narrowly es
caped. The train started from
Punxutawney every morning, and it
is nnodubtedly at that p'ace tbat the
bombs were placed under tbe springs,
as it only makes shoit stop s between
there and Daubers. It is twenty
miles from the p'ace cf starting, and
how it was potsible for a train to run
that distance over short curves with
tbat amount of dynamite and caps
under the eprings of a coach is a
myBtery. Thirty four persons were in
the coach, itaapicion polo's directly
to no person as the perpetrators of tbe
deed. The matter will be thoroughly
investigated bv the railroad author
ities, and an effort made to bring the
criminal to justice.
CUATTAXOOWA, TESN.
The Hew Catholic Cemetery d
erated Fatbar Rjraa Belaltrrrd.
IsraouL to mi irriAL,
On attamooo a , Tkn , November 11.
The new Catbolio cemetery, three
miles from tbis city, was consecrated
and dedicated today, and the remains
of the late ratbnr Patrick Ryan, who
died in thia city of yellow fever dur
ing tbe scoarge of 1878, were rein-
tarred, l'ont'tiiai blab, mass ot re
quiem was celebrated by Bishop Rade
macher and others. The funeral cor
tege was the longest ever witnessed iu
thia citv. and the procession was head
ed by i wo Protestant ministers, the
Rev. J. W. Bschman, pastor of the
Preebvterian Church, and tbe Rev. G.
W. Dumbell, of tbe Episcopal Church.
Monogram Dangles, Mill ford.
A Baseball Salt.
Dbtboit, Mich , November 11. The
Indianapolis Baseball Club was sold
to the Detroit League Club in June,
1885, and all the players except Mo
Keown and Keenan were transferred.
Those ttlavers were signed bv Ctncin
nsti. On ths ground that tha contract
had not been fulfilled, the Detroit
management paid $2C00 of the $5000
agreed, and relueed to pay more. The
Indianepolis club brought suit for tbe
remaining f3000, and the rase resulted
today in a verdict of $203 00 in favor
of Indianapolis.
Diamond" at Mnlford.
llnbame, ib Abdaelar.
Naw York, November 11. Frank
Duluiiie, tbe 'Sin Francisco saloon
keeper charged with abducting Mar.
collas (iuitte and Mate Murray, was
arraigned in the Police Court tody
He was held for trial in $1000. The
r-ociety to Prevent Cruelty to Children
have taken charge ol the two girls,
THE SUMY QUESTION. 1
IIS
QUITE A5D SATISFACTORY
M3LUU0X HiY BE
Reached by the FmpInjmentofMore
( Inks and Increased Shed and
Compress Facilities.
To tha Editors of tha Appeal:
llaviig read President Hcdden's
proclamation allcwing all men can
netted with tbecot'.on btisioees to con
tinue their daily emplovment on Bon-
days, and entirely disapproving of it,
I beg leave to sjy a few words through
your paper, not with anv expectation
of stopping the desecration of God's
holy day, but with tbe hrps that this
bumble effort of mine may stir no
Christians of greater intellectual en
dowments to use their powers to dis
suade men from working on tbat one
day in ssven which tbe Lord has hal
lowed. First, then, we citizens of
Memphis profess as a body to be
Chriet;acs, and not heathens. What
is a Christian? A believer in Chriet;
end if in Chriet, then necessarily in
God and his Holy Word. In this
Holy Word we find God's command
intnts to men. among thetn. "K. mem
ber thou keep holy the Sabbath day;
" io it thou Shalt do co man
ner of work, thou and thy eon and
thy daughter, thy manservant and thy
maidservant, thy cattle, and tbeetrau-
cer that is within thy gates." Tbe
question is as to how far this com
mandment was
MODIFIED BY CUB SAVIOR.
We are told thht Chiiet healed sick
perFO :h on ihe Fabbath this was a
work olcnanty oriove; ar.a n;eo mat
lie sanctioned His disciples obtaining
food which was recesiary to trie main
tenance of health and etrengtb. Judg'
ins fiom tbeee thires all wo:k on
Bnnday is not forbidden Th.-re are
t wo exception! woiks cf charity aud
workx ot neces ity. I think no one
wou'd call it a work ct charity to make
men work all seven days ot tue wetK,
tbongh it might be iharitible to some
members of oar community to Bave
tbem from laving out more money in
enlarging waiehouses when trade is to
dull. Then it rema ns to be decided
whether it is a work of necessity ; if so,
let ub work away wiih all our powers,
contident of Ocd's bltesirg on the
labor: but if Dot. let us rest on Eun
day, giving tbaoks to our Heavenly
Father, who has blessed us with such
sp endid crcp, lest if we be untnanx-
ful for His good gift) He eend the
curse cf a blighted' season upon us.
It is said that if we do
not work hard and keen the crop mov
ine the planters will Bbip eleeabere;
but why not let them, if we have more
than we can poBnoiy tianuie s .every
houss in Memphis is doing a
snlenbid business, and why try tt do
still more at the expenee of the cleik,
who bave to work cay and night, and
Sundavatoo? It surely cannot be ne-
ceesitv to work a man until he has
time to think of nothing but cotton.
True, the clerks are willing to do it,
because if they do cot they will lose
their positions, which aie
DBEAD AND BUTTER,
and therefore work on Sunday or any
other time is a necessity to them,
But tbe heads of firms is it necessity
with tbem that cansrs Sunday work?
We pray "Give cs this day our daily
bread": not give us this dcy our
bread for the iet cf our lives, and
some to leave for our children. Aie
there any of cur prominent cotton
men who do not'receive their daily
bread? Let them and iheir clerks
work on Sunday. If the planteis like
our market so well that the amount
shiDDed here is more than we ran
handle in six days, why not build
more warehouses and take
on extra cltns, the factor
do B not pay for tbe storing, the plant
er decs that. Why try to crowd 12,000
bales inn a warehouse of tJOOU rapacity
unle?a we wwi to make Ine planter a
present of etorage on ti003 and cannot
afford to do it otherwise? The com-
nrceses. els , which ere running night
and day, and still ara unable to prees
fast cnouiib, are cot sutncient ior so
lame a market. Kverv vtar. at the
busiest time, business is chicked for
tbe want of more rcmpreeses and more
can prets room. The fault is laid by
(he compress on tbe railroads; but if
tbe railroads will not put on enougn
cars, then the compresses ought to
have enough room to etore the cotton
until moved by tne railroad!.
A NEW COMPRESS OR COMPRESSES
with tbelr extra storage room would
pay for themselves at least ana mignt
imt monev in somebodv's pocket: of
course not so much as ore doing the
work of two now does. There is no
more necessity for Sunday work in
Memphis than there is in Scotland or
anv other place where biinoay ia
strictly kept, but there are certainly
fir more of this worlds goods to De
gained, and if we desire to lay np
treasures for ourselves on earth where
mat and moth doth corrupt and
thieve break through and steal, let us
not interrupt tbe Mow of dollars into
our pockets on Sundays, for the time
we nave to eat, onnx ana De merry in
this world is verv abort, but surely it
would be much b-t'er for each one of
ua to sav with Joshua: "As for me
and my house, we will eerve tbe
Lord." Let us then not forsake the
assembling of ourselves together on
Sundavs to return thanks for our
many blessings, lest onr ungrateful
nesa receive some such eien of Ood i
aneer aa those awful days of 1878 and
1879. A COTTON MAS.
Mulford, Jeweler, 294 Main street
solicits orders from the country.
Herbert Ilaxle'a Daughter Married.
New Yobk, November 11. Mies
Annie Hoxie. the 18 year old niece
and adopted daughter of Herbert M.
Hoxie, vice president and general
manager of the Missouri 1 acinc rail
road, was married at noon today to
Mr. O. Thorne, formerly of this city,
but now of St. Louis, at the St. Bartho
lomew Protestant Episcopal Church
on juadison avenue, by tne itev.
Samuel Cook, D.D. Owing to Mr.
Uoxie's illness the wedding was com'
paratively quiet, though the church
was well filled with friends and rela
tives of tbe contracting: parties. The
bride and groom will reside in St.
Louis.
Tba Bedabbled Coadltloa af Ibe
"free Preae."
DrraorT, Mich., November 11. The
Evening New today publishes a sensa
tional account of the trouole in the
Frtt Pre$ office, alleging that tbe
FreePren ia financially and editorially
embarrassed; that Mr. W. E. Quinby
has resigned from the presidency and
the position of editor in chief ; that
thera are dimensions on the editorial
floors; tbat ibe property is heavily
mortgaged; tfcat debts were unpaid
and that financial backing was to bs
withdrawn. The Free Pro denounces
the entire statement as false and
ma'icious, and will tomorrow insti
tute suit again&t the AVtte, claiming
ueavy damages.
Flue Watch Impairing, Mnlford's,
HARDWARE
STEAM ASD IIAXD PUMPS,
STEAM FIITIVGS AXD PIPE,
IP1T1S,
IJELTISQ AXB
A FINE 1INE OF UHEEC1I & MUZZLE-LOADING SHOTGUNS.
OEGILL BROTHERS & CO.
LATER ABOUT THE STRIKE
THE
REPORT
ENDED
THAT IT
VStTBVE.
HAD
It Came From (be Packers aad
Dealal Came From Tbat
Honre.
Chicago, III., November 11. The
report telegraphed from here early
this evening tbat tbe sirike Was tt en
end was ba'ed upon direct informa
tion from tbe pickers. At IU o clock
p.m. information is received from the
same source that the report proves to
be without f jundt.tion. Mr. Ha'ely, of
the Executive Ctmmittee of ths Pack
ers Aesocration. eays the statement
that the strike had been declared off
by the Knights was a niitttake. Be does
not undertake to explan how tha
mistake was made, and can only ray
tbat enortly before 6 o clock p m. the
park era Were in rece'pt of information
which, thcugb not oflicia , was consid
ered by i htm to be reliable. Meser?.
Barry and LaMeton, members of the
Knights of Labor General Executive
Committee, denied to reporters ehortly
after b o c ock p.m. that toere bad
been any change at all in the tttttta of
the strike. A meeting of the strikers
ia in eeEsion tonight at the yards,
wbieh is being attended by Messrs.
Bairy and Carleton. Before entering
tbe ball, at 8 o'clot-k p.m., Barry and
Careton were questioned concerning
the reported collapse cf the strike.
They denied emphatically that there
was any trutn whatever ia tne state
ment Mr. Carleton, who arrived this
moiaing aa a representative of Mr.
Powderiy to investigate the eitua'.Ioo,
said that so far from, the etrikers hav
ing surrendered, ihey were iull of en
thusiasm and confident of ultimate
victory. So far as be had been
ahle to asceitain today, there wes
little or co probability of the
strike endins until the men
had won their point, namely: that tbe
packers concede a technical recogni
tion of tbe principle of eight hours
work ff r emht hours pay. or at least
allow the mutter ti be arbitrated. Tbe
statement that Mr. Powderiy had
wired Mr Carleton to order the etrike
off was a lie on its fees. Mr. Carleton
bad onlv arrived in Chicago this morn
ing, and it was absurd to eupp se tbat
he would be peremptorily commanded
to end tbe strike without being given
any time to fu fill the mission which
brought him here. Ihe news con-
cernioa Mr. Powderly's alleged tele
gram had been received in Chicago
over a speculator a private wires, ana
both Mr. Larleton and air. Barry de-
clared without reserve the belief tbat
tbe report saying tbe strike was off
bad been given out solely lor Block
jobbing purposes.
Pawderly Declluesto Talk.
Philadelphia, November 11. Mr.
Powderiy this evening azain declined
ti he interviewed on the Chicago
beef and tork butchers' strike. He
stated that Mibsb. Car)eton and Barry
had lull charge cf attars in (Jhicago
on behalf of the General Executive
Board, ar din view of their bet'.er
knowledge of the s'tuntion he did not
care '.o d stuss eny branch of the sub
jtct with the moager information he
uad at nana, lie would nuttocr uany
nor admit tbat he had sent en order
to Chicago, directing the men to re
turn to work on the ten hour basis.
LITTLE ROCK, ARK.
Judge Brewer Reader Ills DerlNlon
In the Hot Spring Land
Cases.
laricut, to tbb irpiiL.l
Little R ick, Ark., November 11.
Judge Brewer, of the United Stites
District Court, who has been engaged
for the rast week listening to the ar
guments of counsel in the already
famous disputed Hot Spiinga land
suits, today rendered his decision in
thirteen ol them. Wm. H. Gaines, of
Hot Spnnga, is the principal claimant
of the land at present before the court.
He received a favorable decision in
seven of the thirteen cases so far de
cided. All parties to the suits reside
at the Soring?, and the people who ob
tained titles to the propeity by years
of residence thereon evince no dispo
sition to be bsaten out of what
they believe to ba their own
Tbe decision of the Court
reverses the finding made some years
ago by the Court tf Claim, wh'ch
originally pasted npon these titles,
and does not rryout (he expressed
intention of the acts of Congress on
tbe subject; and it is believed the
whole ma'ter will be overru'td by the
United ot lies supreme (Jourt, to wnicn
it win us appealed. Tbe raeetprts
ent before tbe court involves .the set
tlementcf the title to property amount
Ids to at least KJOU.UOU. xnese land
cas'Bare a great detriment to tne lm
provement epi it of Hot Springs, and
everybody believes tbeir settlement,
one way or the other, would be ot in
mlrulable benefit to that t)laoe.
The official vote from the Third
Conaressioaal District of this State,
complete, hs bten received by the
Secretary of State. McRae, Democrat,
receives 8909; Rav, Republican, 41G9;
Hitt, Wbeeler, 2343. JttcKae s plu
rality over both candidates is 2S97.
Neither Col. Dunn, of the F.rst Dis
trict, nor Col. Peel, of the Filth Dis
trict, had any opposi ion, but the
apathy of the Democratic vote was
such that even they received small
majorities.
Tba SMular Calea. .
Naw Yobk, November 11. Tbe
tenth annual Congress of the Amerb
can Secular Union convened here to
day. J. H. Burnham, of Haginaw,
Micb., was announced to speak on
"The Philosophy of Religious Emo
tions." but was delayed on his jour
ney. Col. Robert Iogersoll, instead,
interested the audience of 600 per
sons, including seventy-five delegates
from various sections. Ua account ot
the non-arrival of Western delegates
the business sessions were postpone J.
Tbe netbadlat Kplieopal Charrta
Philadelphia. Pa.. November 11.-
Biahop Bowman presided over the
Church Extension. The annual re
noit of the b ard to the Federal Com
mittee makes a very favornble show
ing ; $250,000 ia needed to carry on the
work of church extension during lis t
JET PIPS,
PACKING,
THE PRISON COXGBESS
Dlseunaes PfImb I,bor The t.eaae
-. System Talked Of.
Atlanta, Ga , November 11. The
Prison Reform Congress this morning
viaited the camp of the Chatahrochie
Brick CumpaDy, eeven miles from
Atlanta, where 400 convicts leessd
from the Georcia penitentiary are em
ployed. . At tbe subsequent eeseion of
tbe Congress "Prieon Labor" was the
topic for difcuEsion. Tke opening
address on me pui jct was made by
Charles E. Felton, cf Chicago.
Ppteches me e made by Warden
Janus Masse of ToiopIo, t'apt. Nich
olson of the Detroit ll.-.uf.e cf Correc
tion, Warden Cassidy of the Eastern
penitentiary,' Philadelphia, end War
den lirnan oi ing r-ing. mere was
gre?t difference of opinion cb to
whether tho contract or tbe piece sys
tem of the State aceount systems of
labor is ' the fcet. At tbe after
noon session tke tame sub
ject was continued. James Moy
lan, cf Cannda, made the
opeiuicg sddre. s. Dr. H. H. Tucker,
ex-chancallcr cf tbe Georgia Univerei
ty,'deliveied an address defending the
letsa system as regulated in Georgia.
He adduced statistics to show that tbe
d jath rate under this BystTn in Geor
eia is lets than in any penitentiary in
the United State", ex .ept in Wisconsin
and Vermont. He thong t the system
better fcr the criminal in every way
than confinement in priton walls aud
tbat it brought bis labor less in com
pe ition with f i ee labor than any other
prison system, as here he is not en
gaged in any ekilbd industry. Dr.
P. D. time, cf Chatianooga, at
tackel the leae syBtem. He said it
must not ba judged by the expe
rience in Georgia, where it is
remarkably free from abuses rf all
kinds, but by its general results in
Southern States. Though the death
late in Georgia In only 2J to 1C00 con
victs annually, it has g ne as high as
140 to 1000 io MiEBirsippi under the
lease system, and in Tennessee will
average 75 to 10C0. The average death
ra e iD leafed peni entiaiies is 64 to
every 1000, While in non-leased peni
tentiaries it is "uly 24 to 1000. At the
night se.-Bion Charles D.idley Warner
read a paper on "Extiipatioa ol Crim
inals." The secretary submitted a re
pott showing the rapid extension of
the association and larga increase of
membeiship.
MISS ROSE t LEV EL AND
Haa Severed Her ounectlan Witb
(be "Little Haaaslne."
New York, November 11. Tbe fol
lowing card is publLhed:
To the Editor of the Evening Poit i .
Sir Will you kindly permit me
throngh your columns to teply to the
many who SMI inquire concerning
my red present relati in to the little
Chicago magaziue, th.it all connection
with this paper was irrevouaoiy lev
ered more thin a month gir Aleo
that all the redoru d interviews with
the pub'ither of ihat paper have con
tained to lin e tiutu iu wuuv moy
havb said of ms as to deserve only
Tennyson's stigm of "the worst of
lies." These laisnooas wouta db bs
harmless as they are ridiculous exrtept
for the sad fact that there are widely
chculated newfp'psrs which receive,
and Bea ter thim to many readers,
among whom some, feeling kindly
tward me, may sorrowfully believe
them until they are oenie i.
ROSK ELIZABETH CLEVELAND.
Holland Patknt, Ohiidi Courty, . I.,
KuTembora. mm. t
Patrons of Husbandry.
Philadelphia. Pa November 11.
The National -ange of Patrons ol
Husbandry opened the morning work
of tbe second day's tesmon with the
continuation of tue roll call of Mas
ters of State G.apges, who reported on
tbe condition cf State bodies under
their supervision. Tbe mjority of
tbe leporis showed the State body to
be in a flourishing conditio", dnly giv
ing evidence o! a falling off in inter
est and work. Tne best repon waa
presented by the Master Grnger of
Maine.
Farmer' Alliance.
Chicago. November 11. The annu
al Convention of the National Farm
ers' Alliance began here today. About
200 de'egatea representing local assem
blies in fifteen Mates were present.
Absolutely Pure.
Thia powder nover varlef. A marrol ol
Dnritr, trnth and whoiomenM. Mora
ioonomlo.1 than th ordlauy kinds, and
eannot b fold in competition with tho mul
titnd of lo tost, abort weight tlnm or
nhoirtiHto powdern. cold oni.t in Ci!C
nu AAM .' w v u a. w.
tt nn iirewv, new 1 (IT .
KKiMlKlTM.N, T. Board on th Bill.
Mr. U. O, Howard, 2H6 WuhinirUm
Park. Koomi Urge; location delirbtlal.
Conventec. to sun to Mnhtun Beach,
Cone? Inland, Lutif Batch end Cod tral Parki
elm tn No orW tlo n nfiffnint.
DIVOHCKM
LEGALLY and Quietly Obtained in a lew
weeks, without publicity, tor non-tup-pnrt,
dexertion, cruelty and ether cauaea.
All co'nmuniratiini onnfiden'ial. Advioa
free. WILLIAM hUALLAV,rooml7,(nuth
avt corner Fifth and Main ilreete, KAN
HAS CITY, Mil.
Fine M utches ut Muliord's.
mm
royal mtiilk J
POUGDER

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