MEMPHIS DAILY APPt -SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 14. 1SS6.
CHARLES CU1ILLE LONG
AFRICAN EXPLORflt AN
Bas Something IutereetliiK to So;
About Gen. (Jordon and Aboat
Henry X. Stanley.
Philadelphia North American:
Charted Cne-ilie-Lca. Chinese
dona chief cf staff and discover of th
Kile eoorcfg, is BtoppinK at toe Con!
nental Hotel, aud will Rive a
illustrated lectmr on his trave'g au
eiploi's in the Eastern coantrina at
Aisocia'ion Hall tonight. Col. Long
wai corn in f'nncfsa Anne, (.mtrte
coonty. Md . in 1844, ana m come-
qnently 42 veara old. He is a descend
ant of a lluznetot family namn
CLaille. and served in tbe- Union
arir.v. ranking aa captain. He after
wards went to New York-, and was en
cased for a time in journalistic work
From his boyhood days he always hid
a desire for pattern travel, and while
ptill youDK in year he fought the in
flue 3C a jnoni r js air, ibov
an intimate frieua of the Colonel'
fatW, for an appointment in tbe
Egyptian army. Mr. Blair commnnl
catea with the Consul General
Cairo relative to the matter, and
1869 Col. Long received a telegram
notifying mm that at the reanest r
the Consul tbe Khedive bad appointed1
him to the rank of lieutenant colonel
in the regular Egyptian army.
Col. Long is the only survivor
Gen. Gordon's staff in his first Soudan
expedition. He is as enteitaining
speaker, has nne command oi the .bog
lish language, and relates many inter
eating incidents of his travels in lands
opulated by a barbarous people. Col.
ong chatted pleasantly with a repre
sentative of the North American, to
whom he said:
"I always bad a deaire te travel in
u jvgypuan country.
"How long were vou in the service
Tith Gen. Gordon? " was asked,
''My connection with Gordon dates
Irom ine first trip ne made in 1847
an officer in the Royal Engineers
bis organisation of the Equatorial
"Have you ever met Henry M
Stanley, the explorer, ia your trav
"No, I never have."
"What ia your impreceton of Stan
"In answer to that question I refer
you to a letti r written by Mr. Stanley
when he was vieiting the Court of
Uganda in 1875, one year subsequent
to my vitit to that court, and when I
bad made a treaty or vaesal with the
King by which he acknowledged him
self a subject of Eypt. Mr. fctanley,
n tne occasion ot ma visit, in mi let
ters to the prera cf England and
America, t ifttsed to have converted
a tavage king to Christianity. He did
so in the meet theatrical and dramatic
way. AccuBtomed to the marvelous
myself, I confers I was astounded at
bis diplomacy and skill. He claimed
to bave eflUcted the conversion imme
diately on his arrival, and then pro
ceeded to translate the Bible into the
Uganda language, a lavage or negro
Idiom, then, as now, unwritten. He
appealed to tbe religious world of
Eog'and and America to sendoutat
once missionaries to complete bis
wotk. He made thia a special
leatare oi ms dooi. i read
with surprne, because Stanley
could not bave been ignorant of
the savrge prcolivitiea of M'Tea.
King of Uiaosa. He knew that the
King was In the babit of butchering
DiB pecpie at win, nret on me occasion
of Capt. Speke's arrival there, and
then on the occasion pf my
diplomatic voyage to that court,
wnen me king, to nonor my arrival,
cut off tbe heads of thirty of bis peo
Vila Mw fcVannh ocAv.tiini Nm T .
son cl Li cant de Bellefond, the f unions
French engineer, had betn sent there
by me alter my return to corroborate
my discovery of the third lake, which
demoistrattd beyond doubt the final
and absolute question of tbe Kile
sources. Lin nt was there during
Stanley's visit, and some time alter
btanley lad gone. MTse. the Kino,
one day eaid to Linant: 'Do vou want
to see me shoot?' Leveling bis gun at
one oi nia wives, ne Diew Her brains
our, saying: "See what a good shot am
i.' well, the mtteionanes went out,
many died of fever, and they found
the hope of practical conversion
illusory, evidence oi which may
be louna in the fact tbat
after months of great hardship,
sunenng ana aevotea caenhces to
their faith. M'Tse drove them off. re
fused to ste them, and in a paroxysm
oieayagerage tacnncea tiity virgins
in rjenor oi ms return to bis prgan
faith. This, it eeems to me, when
known to Mr. Stanley, should bave
caused him to have warned the
Christian people of his too precipitate
counsel to go cut there."
"Did he not tell these people of tbe
murderous deposition cl the King?"
"He did nothing of the kind, and I
think that the religious societies to
which he did not appeal in vain, but
which answered his call with great
alacrity, have now a just cause of
complaint, and should hold him to
strict accountability for the massacres
mat nave occurred recently. As you
bave teen by the dispatches, terrible
onaeeacres of Christians have occurred
"Then you think tbat Stanley is tul
paDie to a certain degree lor the mas
sacres ot thtse Christian musiona'
"I do, knowirg, as he did, of the
murderous proclivities o! the savage
"This slaughtering of thirty people
is a somewnar, peculiar way ot corner
ring an honor."
''Of course I protested against this
Menace, out it is a court custom in
"Yob claim to have made tbe dis
covery of tbe Nile tourcea previous to
Stanley's vieit there?"
"Certainly I do. Stanley cannot
claim me credit oi making tbe discov
ery, as his voyage there was one year
vuuoOTjueiii, to uilue.
"In your txplorinjr .expeditions did
yon ever have any difficulties or en-
ouaters with the savages?"
"My experience on tbe east coast of
Africa was a Tanning' one with the
natives, and I was under fire a great
aeai or, tne time, un leaving Uganda,
center of Alice, and coming down tbe
Nile, I was surprised byiuO savages
in boats. Myeecape is -due to the
fact that we had firearms and they bad
lances. They pressed us so that in
the first eix hours of tbe fight I was
wounded ia the nose as yon may see.
We succeeded in killing eighty-two of
the savages. We arrived in camp two
days afterward, at the first military
station, in a starving condition. We
bad been two weeks in open boats in
the navigation of unknown parte of
the Nile, and bad nothing to eat
ept green banana, with whicb we
were provided. My expedition to the
Nm Niam country was a 'running
fighf with the natives, who were, un
pleasant to relate, 'man eaters.' I had
ow imrjaiy 'man eatorn' with
who were at war with ether t'ibee.
I my expedition to the Niara-
Nim country I recrn'tf d 660 friendly
XiSiti Nun b, who render, d m great
s-rvie ou nv r. turn ma'cb, when
was atuckd by 10,000 of the Yauba
in tr tie In the two davs C.tit we
rte Btroyed tthrtv-two of t'tir villtige.
My men gave me an exbibition of their
man eating propensities. After the
fight was over they went and brought
in two or three bodies of tbe ennmy,
roasted them and thn a e them.
"Did vou rim wi n. them? '
"No, but people talked about Greely
1 n . t . it
t-HiinR numsn npen ; i couiu ao ii u
I was forced to that point of starya
"How many reisori did jour expe
anion number ! '
"My hrct was a diplomatic one,
which numbered only two soldiers
and three eervtnts. It was not it
tended to display any force, but to
capture by diplomacy rather than by
force. In my subsequent expedition
to tfe aiam-iNiam country, west oi
the Nile, I commanded any army of
700 Kgu'ars, the Black Soudanieh
Corps, who weie gallant soldier?
many of whom had been in Mexico
under Bfiiine. Tbe Sn Pacha, Vice
roy of Egypt, had lent this black corps
of soldiers for an expedition to Mexi
co, and these men were remnants of
"When did you start?"
"My expedition started on the 1st of
April, 1874, from Gondokoro. We
made 000 miles to the Court of
Ugunda by land, returnirg in boats
by river ou thn 18th of Octoiir of the
same year. We bad lived ia jungles
and aaarshes, and bad subsisted on
bacanaa and wild potatoes."
"How long were you on tbe staff cf
"Daring three years I served as Gar
den's ctiiel staU officer, and was with
him on a subsequent expedition to
tne east coast of Atrica, which resulted
in the conquest cf the coast from Cape
Guaidafai dowa to the equator, on the
Thnuth QlatUnbury'i olelater dim
The moonlight windi art lifhiof ;
Chanting a low fun eat hyna
Forthoasia ilanc ljlm,
Daath'a tentlo flock aid hdowi grim
Fait bouad, aad onrerlrlag.
Hard by, th monki thalr hoari wtri iariac;
in orcan ararnora
Ita ware in altariation awyint
On that amooth awtll upbore
The yoioe of their molodioua prayiac
lowardi oeareo a eternal more.
Ere Ions a priaoaly ejultitude
Mered on thronnh arohea rraT
Which yet, though ihaUered, ataad where
(God eraat they itand for avail
6t. Joish'a church of wnren wood
Ua aglB a Dapuaa day.
The rrare they found; their awlftitreket fell
rierainr dull eartb and alone.
They reaoked ere long anloakea Mil,
And oroaa or nak whereon
Wei crared, "Heretleei a KiugArthar well,
in tue uie or Araien."
The mail on every knightly breaat.
The iteel at eaek manly aide,
Bent forth a audden gieaae; each ereat
Uowed low Ita plumed pride;
Down o'er the coffin ktooped a prieat
jam uraitBS monarca onea:
"Great king I in youth I made a vow
Hartn a uigntieal loa to greet;
Bia hand to womhip; on hia brow
To tte: hia Brace entreat.
Therefore, though daad, till noontide thou
cnaii au my royal aeatr
Away the manure lid they rolled
Alael whatfonnd ther there?
No kiegly brow, no thapely mould;
But dmt where euch thinga were.
Aahea o'er aahea, fold on fold
And one bright wreath of hair.
Geierra'a halri like geld it lay;
For Time, thoueh atern. ia jatt.
And bumbleat thinga feel Ian hia away,
Aad Death reverea hia trust
They toneked that wreath; it leak away
rrom eunsniae mio uuiii
Then Henry lifted from hia head
The Conauerer'a iron erown:
That erowe upon the dual he laid,
And knelt in rereretoe down,
And raiatd both banda te heavea, aad aaid,
"Thou Sod art King aloael
"Lie there, my crown, alnee God decree
1 hia bead a eouch aa low I
What am I batter new thaa thoae
Sii hundred yeara agof
Henceforth all mortal pageantriea
I oount ai idle euow.
Scab, werda King ITenrv '
ke; and ere
The cloistral vaults had felt
Along their arehee damp and bare
ine last taint ecno me t.
The nobles congregated tttere
Un that oold pavement knelt:
And each his coronet down laid,
And Chriat hia King adored;
And murmured in the mournfel ihatle
'"fhou God alone art Lord
Like yonder hair, at laat shall fade
aaeh aoepter, orown, and sword."
Aubrey it Fera.
1HS PKE IDEMM MESSAGE.
Clovcland, Boey I'rrpnrlng; It,
Will Not ReeTlelUra.
Washington, November 13. The
President has seen the last visitor, the
order excluding only those coming on
actual puD lc business is la lorce, and
will continue until after Congress
meets next month. Kt, Cleveland
will devote most of this time to pre
paring his annual message. The Sec
tetary of Stite does not make a report
to Congress, but be pie; ares the ma
terial for the first part of tbe meeagn,
which always peitains to our f ireign
relations. With Great Britain tiie
subject of a new extradition treaty
will be treated at length, the neces
sity for its provisions extending to
Canada and removing from tbe pro
visions any suspicion of deeiiire to
include alleged political offences. The
fiahery question, with a resume of tbe
progress maae Dy diplomatic corre
spondence since the subject was re
lerred to a year atto. will occudv
several pages of the message. The
International Fair and some other
matters will be referred to. Mexican
matters will also be treated at lensth.
The Cutting episode) and the necessity
for harmony between judicial prin
ciples involving international relations
will be fully discussed. The Piesi
dent will renew hia regrets that the
necesfary legislation has not been
enacted to ?arry into effect the Mexi
can reciprocity treaty. Our mail
facilities with that country will be
touched upon, and the need of broader
privileges between the two Republics
in iub lnternnuuuau postal Bystem.
he continued nbrenci of a Minister
from the Court of Vienna will be
alluded to, as well as the failure of the
Austrian Government to accredit a
Minister to this government The
ratification of the new Claims Com
mission between Veneuela and
the United states and ita nros-
.pective buainees is one of
the subjects to be favorably com
mended. The treaties of commerce.
aturaliaaticrn and comity hntweea
iunJtey and tbe United States recently
negotiated DY Jur. UOX will ha snnken
of. Our commercial relatione with
Spain will give the President oppor
tunity to renew his ODnnnitinn to re
ciprocity treaties generally as cal
culated to hamper the government in
raising revenues at a critical period.
Tbe ratification of tbe Japanese extra
dition treaty, the proposed interna
tional celebration of tbe centennial of
our governmnnt by l he co-operation of
ii me rvpuuucsoi lenitai and ooutn
ru erica, tbe accentanca of th Bar-
iholdi etatue and the increased friendly
re 'a'ione between mrst of tbe nations
of the earth will make an the Intro-
duci ory of the next mBfgge.fo'lrt 1 J
BEEC11ER M GLiDSTOSE.
THE GREAT PREACHER'S IS ti
ll ATE OF ENtiLiMl'S
Leading Slates-man, tbe Br atest of
Engll-h 'praklug Mea Hlu Ora
tory and Appearance.
Since my visit to England in 1963
to make tbe series of popular address
is on the subject ot tbe North, I
bave never expected to return, al
though I have teen repeatedly and
f.-om various sruices solicited to
do so. The work tbat I found on
hand at home was sufficient I bad
no specal need ef vacations. I bave
not the luck, which most minister
bave, of having bronchi.is or dyepep
aia, or liver complaint, and at a quiet
vacation on my farm has been all tbat
I needed. Even this spring I bad
been urged again, vehemently, t)
make a visit, and reeo'utely re.used
to do eo. It is not necessary to say
what it was that whirled me about in
lees than a day. On June 19th I took
pa S'ge on tbe good (hip Etrutia, of
the Cunard Line, and on the next
Saturday night landed in Liverpool.
By 11 o clock I was safely ensconced
in the Northwestern Hotel. The voy
age was as pleasant as any voyage
could be to me. My opinions on tbe
eubject of the ocean are pretty well
known, and I do not need to repeat
tbem. I do not see any use in the
ocean, except te solidity it.
, Learning, on my arrival in Liver
pool, tbat Mr. Gladstone was to speak
on Monday, I concluded ti wait over
and enjoy the opportunity of seeing
and hearing him. I accordingly se
cured tickets for the p'atform at Hen
gler's Circus, a building capable of
holding several thousand person.
The meeting was to be in tbe after
noon. A sort of inviaible excitement
seemed to pervade the who'e city of
Liverpool, in that Gladstone was
to make a speech, the last of bis cam
paign speecnes. When I drew near
to the bul ding tbe streets were filled
with scattering bande, growing thicker
u one approached the circus. But
7ith some d fliculty, under the con
voy ot a policeman, I effected an en
trance in the rear and was admitted
to the stage. Preeuming upon my
sympathy with Mr. Gladstone, the
aadience soon recognized ma and gave
some hospitable cheers. At the re
quest of the committee, however. I
repaired to an aute room in order
to meet Mr. Gladstone. Prompt
to tbe hour he appeared, together
with Mrs. Gladstone and a few ladies '
of his party. He bore the marks of
the campaign through which he had
gone, and bis voice was quite husky.
He bad wrapped art und him a sort oi
tippet to protei t his neck and throat
Mrs. Gladstone seemed to have him in
special charge, and, like a mother '
nurse, watched over him and checked
any person that wanted to talk with
him, for fear that it would butt his
voice, due also eat near him during
his address and he frequently tarned
to her, either because of some sugges
tion that she mieht have made or
from the habit of courteous deference
The storm of applause when he as
cended upon the platform could hard
ly have been surpaned. The roar and
cheers rolled loud and long, and it was
with extreme difficulty aud after con
siderable lapse of time tbat tbe audi
ence was reduced to aoythimr like
generous silence. I sat in the front
row ou tbe platform, where, by turn
ing teward him, I bad a full view of
tbe areat orator. Hia voice showed
evidence of mach ass in oen air
peaking, yet, while ita finer qualities
were ODtturea, it was resonant and
one could easily see that it was a voice
eminently adapted to the best pnr
poeae of oratory. He held hia audi
ence for an hour or more with perfect
control ; he charmed them ; he filled
them with an overflowing enthuilaam.
At times the applanse burst out
into an uncontrollable stream.
which refused to be dammed
np, or checked even. I was not capa
ble of judging of many of the themes
introduced; I had not the local knowl
edge. He Seemed, however, to touch
ail the springs necessary to be affactod
and he lett the impression on mv
mind that he would be invincible.
'Ihere were very sliebt shadm of hn,
mor in his speech, but its Dredominnnt
characteristic was tbat of profound
convictions on aeep moral eroundH.
Whatever in his dUscourae m him
played upon the suifuce of thi
seemed meet to be siirred when the
underlying elements of morality came
in for diBCU;Bion. There were no ad
caplanaum allusions : there was noth.
log ot tbe eieuittntot combative attack
'1 he f cope of bis knowledge and the
minuteness of his informa ion were
renia kable. If it ba tbe object of an
orator to tonvince. it may ba said that.
on this occasion he exhibited himself
to be a master in oratory. -
laairg me aaareea a a who In and
comparing it with the elaborate offorts
of such au American as Daniel Web-
tter, or with some of the old Greek
orators, it could ccarcely bs said to
have the form and finish that applies
10 many qi toe masterpieces of elo
quence. Judging of ita effect upon
mjseif, a stranger, a foreigner, one not
wen yoiuou in ine details which he
discussed, 1 found mi self, neverthe
less, glawing with the sympathy of
me auuieiiue ana in iun admiration oi
this remarkable man. Whatever may
De ine issie oi ine great question upon
which he has expended his senius.
which he regards as his last great life's
work the emancipation of Ireland-
there can bs no doubt tbat Gladstone
is pre-eminently tbe central figure in
the politics of Great Britain, and that
be also is or haa been a leading
figure in me auaira oi au Europe.
Hia versatility is proverbial. His
knowledge of classical languages and
of modern languages, which is not so
profound or so minute as that of many
other men, is, nevertheless, remarka
ble. There are lew subjects which in
tereet thinking men today about whicb
he cannot wise and instructively dis
course. Hia memory is something
prodigious. His command of material
very striking: his accuracy in state
ment marvelous. He impresses one
aa a far-seeing aud comprehensive
statesman, void of the aria of poli
ticians, in deep earnest and with
strong moral convictions,
.n Mr. Gladstone seems to be a man, I
should say, of about five feet ten
inches in height. He is active, supple
and erect: capable of enduring ereat
fatigne, quite elastic in spirits, genial
and social. His bead is aaid to be a
Webaterian bead, but in my judgment
It will hardly bear that comparison.
The lint's vpon bis face are strong ; bis
fea'ares .tre large; and. beinir nearly
bald, the Impression of the height of
his forehead is apt to be exaggerated.
A atronc nose; a mouth fine.' but
very firm; the chin only moderately
full. Altogether, a itriking bead and
1 met mm enofeausmjy at nis own
dwel.ing in London $tt a breakfaat. He
wai very simple and unpretentious in
big'manner; eravw and very dignified, j
yet familiar. I cannot say that he is a
good conversitionalitt, but he is
an excell-nt tMker. Although
the e were enveial gent emou pres
ent, prery mncn all the dis
course f ill I'otn Lis lips.
(Mr. GUd toie hen not escaped very
bitter detraciioo. The hatred of him
ou some sWlo is ii tenBe, and even
malignant Kveu bis pereonel moral
ity bas rot escaped virelent crilic'sm
It ia probable that uo statesman f r
the Uet hundred years bas been sub
jected to grea'cr abue and vindic ive
misrepresenta'lt n. To me he seemed
like a great nian seeking great em's,
and by very r.ohle measures and from
very pure motives. -Whatever may be
tbe outcome oi the present strung e, 1
think it beyotrd all contioversy that
when tbe riit'.ta of Ire and are ac
knnwledged and established, all men
will see that the redeeming messnres
must be trac d bark to the wisdom of
William E. G ad-tone.
HENRY WARD BKKCI1ER.
BaooiLTX, N. V , November 10.
HATEBLT IN TROUBLE AUUJi.
Hie Arreal la 'Mca;e at the lu-
alaiiCe of Harry Hlwor.
New Yoex, November 11. A Chi
cago dispatcb to the Herald Bays a
great deal of surprise was creatsd in
the city tcdy wbon it was learned
tbat Col. Jack lUverly, tbe old
theatrical manager, bad been arrested
on ''bail peace" on the complaint of
Harry Miaer, cf New York. Tbe ar
rest was made by James Moouey, of
ti-e Mooney A Boland Detective
Agency, this rooming just as Mr.
Haverfy was leaving the Southern Ho
tel. Ha was turned over to the cus
tody of the SheriS, and op to a late
hour this evening has not succeeded
In procuring bail. Haverly, it ap-
f tears, was indehtf d to several parties
n New York. Hany Miner and Sev
eral others went on bis bond as secur
ity for the indebtedness. Haverly
came to Ohicagi and was repeatedly
requested by Mit.er te return to New
York. Haverly, it is alleged, ignored
Mioer's request aad the arrest was the
result Immediately after the prison
er had been taken into custody he
consu tad his attorney, and habeas
corpus proceedings were at one com
menced to pievent Mooney & Boland
from returning Haverly to New York
immediately. The writ was made re
turnable on tbe 24tli, and Haverly
will remain here uni t after that date,
when be will probably be taken back
to New York.
WHAT MB. MINIS BAYS.
Mr Miner was found in his office at
tbe People's Theat.r up to bis eyes in
business. "About two years ago," I e
sid, "Haverly received 17000 from
Gale SpRder in connection with the
purchase of the San Francisco Min
s:ela' Theater,) on Broadway. Hav
erly wa accused of having potketed
$5000 of the money, and he was sued
in the courts. He wanted to gi to Eu
rope, and I, as au act of friendship,
went ou his bond and got my friend
Tom Canary to go on also. Knee then
Howe & Hummel, who are my coun
sel as well as Haverly'e, have wiitten
to him repeatedly to come to New
York to meet the suits against him.
He has paid no attention to these re
quests, and bas kept away, although
assured that he would not be arrested,
and all he had to do was to show him
self. As he would not come, to pro
tect myself I was obliged to notify the
lawyer tbat I wanted to be released
from the bond. I suppose that has
It d to his arrest in Chicago, of which,
However, l bad beard notniug till now.
I am torry for Haverly. He hus acted
very foolishly aud not repaid my
friendly cilices aa he should bave
' SON WORSHIP
And tbe Orlaln er Hnwdity aaal Sea
batarlnBlana. Popular Sciencs MonthJf: Sun wor
ship is the oideitat.d m ist widespread
form of paganism. Jt reaches back
to the prehistoric period. Under
varioas phases it has always bean a
persistent foe to the worship of Jeho
vah. It was the prevailing and most
corrup'ive of Idolatry whii h assailed
tks Hebrew nation. I s lowest form.
Baal worship, produced tbe deepest
social and moral dtigradi.tion. As
the period of idol itry passed away
sun worship aaeumpd a leu mat"ilal
istic f orm, without losing the virulence
of its poison. It lay in waiting, like a
beast of prey, to conupt Christianity,
as it naa already coirupied J n da' sua.
Transferred from th) Kist and from
Eirypt to Greece and Home, it became
p ipular, and great t flat ts were made
undor uollaitabalus and others, in the
third aud fourth centuries, to exalt it
above all other rel gions. In
deed, Mithtalclsm came near
gaining the field and ' driving
apostolic religion out of the Komaa
Empire. It did corrupt it tn an ex
tent little undergo 0. Pagan Rome
made religion part of the state. Long
before the advent of Christianity the
Empror, 89 bead tf the state, and,
therefore, of tbe church Pontifex
Max'mus was accustomed to legislate
upon all religious matters. He had
supreme power in this direction.
Scores of days were But apart, under
the paaau Empire, upon which judi
cial proceedings and certnia foims of
work wete prohibited. It was the set
tled policy of the Empire for the Em
peror thus to determine concerning
ferial days. Apostolic Christianity
forbade all appeal to the civil law in
matters of Cbristian duty. Christ snd
his apostles tought only tbe rights of
clt tenstiip at the hand of civil gov
ernment. When thesn were refused
they gladly yielded. Buffering persecu
tion unto death, if need be. Christ
repeatedly declared: "My kingdom
ia not of this world." New Testa
ment Christianity could not have
instituted such a cultus as that
which gave rise to Snnday legislation.
the union of Church and State, under
an bmperor or an Emperor 1'ope.
"Old Mixon" peach trees cancot bear
crab apples. All civil legislation con
cerning religious faith and practice,
such as obtained in the Roman Em
pire, was the ptoduct of paganism. It
wb not an offdhoot of Chiiatianity or
of the Hebrew theocracy. Tbe first
civil legislation concerning Sunday ap
pears in the edict of Constantino tne
Great, A.D. 321. Nothing appears in
history as demanding the legislation,
or wishing it, except tbe will of tbe
Emperor. He was a well known de
votee of the sua god. as were his pre
decessors. His aitidate towatd Christ
ianity, both before and long after the
iatuing of tbe Sunday edict, was tbe
attitude of a shrewd politician; to
ward his rivals it was that of an un
scrupulous, bloody banded monarch.
If FlIlbSMteriaMr z)e4ltleB.
ALBC4CKBQ0I. N. M.. November 13.
An investigation of the matter has
proven that there is no truth in the
rumor thst Cutting was collecting re
cruits for the invasion of Mexico. The
foreman of the Democrat has a letter
from Catting, ia which the latter ap
plies for a position as compositor, giv
iug a a reason his deaire to getaway
frotu Ei Paso.
SBbtcrlb for (be "AppeavL
MIlRiL OAS CAUSES
STATELIEST PI LB
Of Church Architecture In the Ureal
CHy f PI tabnrg-A Graphic
Acronnt ef ths Fire.
Pittbbitbo, Ta., November IS. The
pro-Cathedral of St. Peters, the pride
ol tne Koman Uitbotira of the twin
cities, ia a mass of smok ng ruins. A
half boar after midnight Arthur Wig-gir-s,
a district rues-en gr boy, white
passing the corner of Sherman avenue
and UblO street. Aluebenev lltv
saw flames in the interior cf the mas
sive structure. Tbe boy gave the
alarm and ten minutes later three
diet icts of the department were at
woik. The fire, however, had made
gnat headway before it waa discov
ered and while the firemen wete fight
ing it in the baeement, to which it
wis at first aupposed to be confined,
and had gotten it under control there,
flames were discovered in the great
auditorium overhead, where they had
eaten their way insidiously through
Hues and ventilators and were creep
log in and out among tbe rafters just
beneath the vaulted roof, licking np
In their fuiious greed the beautiful
frescoes snd nii gnincent oil paintings
wtu woicq me watii ware iineu, auu
were bunting through tbe costly and
exquisite stained glass windows.
Meanwhile a great crowd had gun
eied and looked on appalled, while
tbe magnificent s'ruclure slowly
crumbled before the relentless progrers
of tbe Uimes, faithful churchmen
mourning as it became apparent that
their religions refuge was doomed to
destruction. Protestant neighbors
mourned with them in the loss to the
c ty oi so costly and magnificent a
church edifice. The fire progressed
from the front to the back, tbe roof
falling with its advance. In interior
furnishing the paint and varnish sup
plied fuel aud the ceiling beams and
pews hlsed and beckoned to each
other aa the progress of the confl gra-
tion showed that little if anything
more than the moveable fixtures
would b' saved. In tbe rear of tbe
church Bishop Pbelan and a cumber
of friends, woo wete early on the
ground, were busily engaged in
saving the gold and silver vessels of
the altar service. The majority of
them, with the chalice and many of the
vestments, were got ten out. tne workers
being urged on by the cracking of
beams, the falling of timbers and the
near approach ot the tire on tne nenr.
Even then a few efforts wete made to
again reach the altir, in an attempt
to save some of the many ornarueuts
which had made it one of the most
beautiful and coetly in this State, hut
in vain. The fire absolutely refused
to be governed by the firemen, who
now were delivering their streauiB of
water from every available point, in
cluding the roof of Sampson's B'nHle,
on an adjoining properly, eteadiiy
and without apparent diminution of
its force It progressed toward the rear,
and the coumtuot flow of water rose in
clouds of steam. One Ban ad of fire
men with a stream made their way in
side the small apartment at the rear,
and from that vantage ground tried t-
save the altar. Although irom the
fitst the fiercest fire had been at. the
front of the church, the tower, having
but little inflammable material in its
makeup, was almost uninjared. Tbe
edifice is of atone, and cort when
ready for its interior furnish
ings $126,000. Tbe cost of the
finishings and farnishings, added
to tbe cost of tbe build ng
almost t 0,000. Tbe frescoing was the
fines'-, aa indoed was every particle of
a furniture. On the walls weie four
teen oil poolings descriptive of tbe
life of tbe Savior, which were im
ported for the Inarch. The organ,
which was one of the best in the two
cities, erst flWK), snd the altar, with
its furnishing aboat $51100. The
stained glass ftfndows were ell me
morii.lt. In Tbe altrir were a number
of valuable lelica from Home, and
ale) the archives of the ehoich, which
were saved. When the tire burned its
circuit nothing but the walls were
standing, and over $130,000 had gone
np in tbe smoke. The strong easterly
wind which pievai ed at the time car
ried the embr-rs and sparks in a cloud
to the S'irront ding buildings, bnt the
dampness of the roofs saved them.
Tbe fire was cansed by the registers
becoming overheated from natural
f as, which wrs only put in the linlld
ug last Saturday.
The lea will not exceed the fi-at es
timate of $130,000. The spire ie unin
jured and the stine walls, whit h were
lined with brick and cemented, are
intact. Tbe building was insured for
$-40,000 in E stern companies, bnt the
list is not now obtainable. The church
will be rebuilt at onre.
Evowlwg Mwrrtaaea Forbidden.
PhiladepbU Record, November 8:h:
Archbishop Ryan, ia carrying out the
decrees ol the recent council at Balti
more, bas enjoined the prieBts in this
diocese from performing marriage cer
emonies in the evening. He inelsts
tbat weddings 16 church must take
place with a nuptial mass, or, failing
in that, aa early in tbe afternoon as
possible. Under none bat tbe most
urgent cirenmataneea will a marriage
ceremony be allowed to take place
after sundown. A prominent 0tli
olio prelate, In speaking of this decree,
said it was the spirit of the church to
surround the nuptial ceremony with
all the impretaivenesa and sanctity
possible. "In the Oatbollo Church,"
he said, "matrimony a one of the sac
raments, and should only be received
with the meet intense devotion. The
couple to be married should be in a
state of grace tbat ia, they
should have made a general
confeacion and be prepared to
receive the holy communion at
the nuptial mass, and thus begin their
new life with a feeling tbat they will
be strengthened by tbe sacraments of
tbe cbarcb in the many trials they
will have to contend with. The Arch
bishop desires to increase tbe happi
ness of the married state, and be feels
that this can bs done by impressing
the members of his flock with tbe
importance of tbe step they are tak
ing, and by compelling tbem to ob
serve the forms prescribed by the
chnrch for the marriage ceremony.
Hereafter in this diocese, and I have
no doubt in all the dioceses of this
country, instead of a couple rushing
into a church and being wedded with
a form tbat lasts about five minntes,
they will bave to be wedded with tbe
church's greatest teremony a mass."
Advaaee) la AaatfcraMslsa.
Naw Yoax, November 13. A meet
ing of the anthracite coal managers
has been called for Monday. It is
generally thought that the outcome of
tne meeting will be an advanco in
BOOKLVI, JT, T.-BoardoB the Hill,
lira. II. 0. Howard. 2u0 Wuhineton
Perk. Koomt Ureal loulinn daliihliDl.
Coo venlec) to er to Mitahattan IleMb,
Coney lalead. Lorn Beaah and Central Perk I
aleo to New York plaoae of aaiiuenent.mal
DILLARD k COFFIN.
teg rash AlvaiiH-n fo iriiaiit and PUnOrw.
MANUFACTURERS OP FIRST-CLASS
Steam Engines, Boilers and Tank Work, Cotton Gins, Cottct.
Presses, Wood Pulleys, Shattiti Agricultural
and Plantation Work,
AND DEALERS IN
Oorn eEtrLd Saw
We fceve the LARUKHT W0RK8 of the kind In the United Rlntea, and will Bt
piicee foreaiue ejuelity of work. Bend fur Catalogue, Prioe-LiaU
E fl. MOVER & CO.
LUMBER YARDs PLACING IVIILL
Doom,kiaaIi,nilnilM,1IoIllagH,Hll kind of Door aud Wludov
Frame, BriMketa, Scroll
All kladwol Wood Work
Nos. 157 to 17.1 Washington street. Memphis, fenn.
WON. N and 10 FMlOlw STHKKT. . - . 1W I 11 111 IN, TKNNL.
W. A. SMITH, Pre.p-rle.lor.
ma ssv.r73SLM a aa e hus
FADER, FRANK & C
201 Front Mtreet. OpnowHc 'nw(oni llonwe.
i ; Jr;
AW MMB rUaLL, ATTAA.
foors, Sash, Blinds, Molding, Lnntrv
J-th and Shingles, Flooring. Celling and Cedar fte&k,
r. N. AI.HTOIV.
ALSTON, MAURY & CO.
Aad Coram IkhIoii Morclnata Hay, Corn,0afji, U rim, Chop Peed, Oil MeaL
Lime, Cement, l'lustor, HutMing aud Klre Iinck, tli
Cor. Front and Union, 1 Howard's Bow, Memphis,
Fulmer Jhontoa S Go
Cotton Factors, 7holesaIe Grocery
Ifo. gOO Front Ireet. : rtemphU. Tp,
1AM KU B. K0BLNBON.
MrDepoalU reoelred la anma oi VI and upward, and lntereat allowed en err me Seat
ay-We boy and aell loeal Inveetment Bonda and Ueenritlei cenerally, rr "atea, total
troiteel, and, In (oneral. eieoqte anj Bnanaial bualneaa rerjuirm a aale eOM rwapoulblei
or We iaano draru, la enae to tnlt pnrohaaera, on all parte of Europe.
er We hafeaeommodioua Vault for the depoait of valaablea. whloh la at th earvioc ei
onr eoetomera. eree oC Uauerae,
D. P. IIADUKN, PrealdenU EW1. MOLUMMITII, Tlco-Prexldcat.
JAMPH till AN. raehlfr.
D. W. FLY.
Late ol Commoroe, Mlaa.
9. D. IIKKKUN,
Late ol Ooffeevllle. MUl.
Cotton Factors and Commission Merchant!
324 Front StreetVMemvhlsTenn.
(aVOVENftOUl TO R. h. l.KK). JOBBEIM Of
Cigars and Tobacco
278 Wain Street. Opp. Conrt Kqwaro, IWeinphleiTf nn.;
Ten ne a tee
- Work, Hough and Dreeutod
Lath, Water Tank.
Executed at Short Notice.
HIDES, FURS, Etc
AVERY GIN CO.
W. A. NiullbVpat. NcNU-aloav
Englo Evm llnller Ulna,
ritiln 10-Inch Hlii. ami
NUl'THF.RH MTANDAHIt PRKWt.
Prl.-e it Kaotorr, IOO en I
ALLISON M!H COT ('UN I I.KAM-MvS.
erAII kind! of Ulna Repaired. HireoleJ
Dlanountto tbe Trail. -
S9I anil 19S front Nt., M nihl, Toua
II KNHT rHaNH.
I 11 IW I I
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