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OUR LADY EDITORS
WILL MEET IS COXTEXMOS
UKEEN.SBOKO,
AT
Jiorth Carolina I New Vcutnre In
the South Which Will Prote
a Succcs?.
There hsa recently been ifptied a
call lor a Southern Woman's Press
Astoriation, and Grseriaboro, N. C,
flit-d upon lor a convention to i flVct
such en organ zation. Jonranlism
amnre tlio wotnt-n of the South is a
compsnUively new venture. There are
bo! lw who l ave had more than ten
years nciive expedience, and the ma
joritf can data thoir entrance in;o the
(tnl'd t)a t me witain the past live or
six years. Contrary to the expecta
tions of the ultra conservative, moiit
of these have met wiih a lair measure
of turcestt, and as "nothing succeeds
like enctesA," it is reanntiab'e to sup
pose that the fnture holds in store for
all such energe'.io spiriti yet mors of
food than the pa t ha yielded.
Among the cities of the Bjuih none
y has been so generous in lis recogni-
tii n cf j iurnahetic talent amorg its
women as New Orleans, all of the
principal I'sprr employing ladies.
The Tims Democrat, considered the
leading p'ep' r in the South, mip'oys
Miss Mary 15iel in I on ita ttuff. That
she filln the position of aeoiBtat.t ed
itor with en'ire sntiafnctlon is piacti
cilly expn sjnd by the niara remontof
the paper in glviig her exactly the
earns salary lor hnr ssrvics at men
occupying a corresponding poeition on
tie ut-fl m: ive. Mica iiieland en
tered npon ter (Jutii-s less than a
year s'noe, sacconding her s.attr, Miss
Eliirtb-:th Bitiaiid, who had he'd the
position for several yeais. Hlie tins
charge of a'l thiit puitaina to woman's
Wdrk their various enterprises and
societies. Much of her work is regu
lar repoiting, but thoBS who tcan the
litemry column In the Sunday i&ue
una tii at Mies liieiand s pen can re
view as well as repoit. Evidontly
the Timn-Th mocral has no cause to
regret in recognition 01 a womnu'a
talent.
The Picayune is owned and f ditod
by Mr. E. J. Nic1 olson, and on her
stall in Mrs. Martha Field, bo'ttr
known probably as "Catherine Colo."
On the death ol her h unbuild .Mr?.
Nicholhon assumed the charge of thi
paper, keeping it fully up tt the stand
ard of a leading paper in the city. Of
Mia. Field it is not necessary to speak,
her well known journalistic work hav
ing spoken for her for years. At pres
ent Bhe Is enjoying a European trip,
from which her many friomis hipe to
see her rutnrn with fresh vigor t'j re
sume her litemry labor. A woman ,
who has used her lalnnt nobly, whose
pen bus ever been realy with words
of kiudnra and encouragement fur
womanhood everywhere- woman
who has deserved success and won It
sneh in "Catherine Cole."
The Crescent City hai held ont a
friendly hand to ita women journal
ists, and nowhere is their work made
more pleasint. The Item employs
Mrs. Kohert Sharkey as assistant
editor, and Mrs. T. O. Smith occupies
tike position on the State. The ex
ample ef the city is well followed in
the State, eb is shown by the cumbers
of bright, energetic little papers man
aged by women. At Gretna, Miea Ava
! Hilderbrand owns and edits the
.' Courier; at Lake Providence, Mrs. M.
L. Garner lias charge of the Carroll
Banner, and at Napoleonville, Mrs.
8nsan Dnparty edits the Pioneer of At
lumpUun, TBB TBI AH 8U0WIKQ.
Tne State of Texas, whom so many
still think to be principally inhabited
by cowboys and roughs of all kinds,
is not with mt appreciation of the en
terprise and talent shown by her lady
editor. The Hherman Dnnocrat,
which made its bow to the public in
1877, wai the fi st paper ever edited
and pnblished by a woman in the
Bute. It was something of a new de
parture, and although the procs ox-
tended fiaiernal gneiini;s to the new
comer, it is sfo to say that the same
newcomer "van not txpected to tarry
long. Contrary, however, to thetin ex
pert at long, Mn L. 8. Mcl'ueison
showed that the Democrat had c nne to
, etjy. In a recent letter lo the writer
' she remarked:
"I never ins's'ed on woman's mf
fraga or dls:utsed woman's rights,
but simply aliened the right to ute
the powers of mind and body given
me according to the -dictates of my
' , own judgment. I never naked any
A one bnt God if I miitht found the
t, Democrat in this county, and I have
seen the brgianing and the end ot ten
newspapers in Hherman since my m
teiprhe was established." In 1HH4
Govtrnor Ireland paid Mrs. Me
rherson the compliment of appoint
ing her honorary Commit sicnor of the
World's Exposition at New Orleans.
In addition to her arduont labors on
the Democrat, which is issued In both
d iilyaud weekly form, Mrs. MoPher
aon has written several books. Her
success as a journalist hai probably
atirr.nla'ed others in the H'aie to fol
low her example. At Anderson Mrs.
S. & ThouipBan edits the livening Star.
At Ilorn'oo Fannie Culmore pub
lishes the National Reformer, which,
while it may not succeed in roform
ing the nation, can be kept quite busy
reforming brother editors in the
StH'.es. Suveral other local sheets are
edited at different pieces by ladies,
showing that the "Lone Ktor" be
lieves in the doctrine of letting ila
light shine.
Missies'ipol has also her quota of
lady jourualieU The American Ctizn
(quite a auireaiive name) ia editod by
Mm. A. 8, Boswo th at Centrtn. Ox
ford, the Bite of the Stale University,
l.fcs a paper under the manageinant of
a woman, Mrs. Eliia A. Tnompson
editing the Eagle. At Starkville the
Oktibbeht Citizen is conducted by Mrs.
J. M. Nouneut.
ONI ARKANBAS WOMAN.
The Ultnt of Arkansas women is
well represented in the Southern LadW
Journal, puhlibhed at Little Rock,
under the control and personal super
vii n of Mrs. Mary Loughborough.
With but little experience and still
, less capital the enterprise was under
taken iu June, 1884. Its second anni
versary finds the Journal with a good
eubecrip ion lift in some ten or twelve
States, published in its own cIUdo,
bought from the pioCeeds of well man
aged badnBS interests, and becoming
more firmly established as its ener
getic end talented manager, with trus
bnsines tct, pushes its (laims.
To nnt asee is well represented by
eevtrsl bright, attractive papers which
owe their existence and success to
their respective lady managers. Prom-
I inent aiu nrf thei.e Is Mib. Angus
' Campbell, of Mem; his, who is e do
editor ana mar aj' r of the Gleaner, the
offlciiil orgHii o! the Wonu-n's Chris
tian Asfwatinn. A woiuiin of high
I Cnilalian cultiire, ea wel1 as fi.ie hti-r-ry
ability, Mrs. Ciimpbell hts suc
'' re.d in es:abliehing a papr-r of
e n Ircthfii ly be said: It
H.g but pure giain. With
W Uin the editorial chair.
s well as fillint It.e rxition cf busi
ness manager, t he- U no fear that the
big'i alms Mill rnive f the pspr
will vr Im rtioni)i.l. Wall fit'ed
I bv ea'lv srrtinio.i, e fiirsurh an uu-
df rtkinir, Mr. iVni.te l found con
genial, tUot gh n4 a .iavther tasy c
capa'ion hn e'e in usnratdthe
Gleaner in 1SS1. 1 h paper spesks f r
iteelf ; what it tlie hed and Leatt
of its t.ileu'edidit r hta unde it i he
Scimitar, pub! s'xsl l0 at Mern) his,
bas a UJy o i us a U - j:i lia'lle a
Pan! who fiUe the position of a;eo
elate editor with cre.ti: to herself and
a.tiefaition to the readers of tie
pi:er. Newboiie Iu.a a yr.urg
liidy engaged in jourraiism Mi-i
Matt'e Stierarond wiio is fast demon
strating that Southern girls ran do
siiietl iag beilrtee srve as parlor or-
namLU. At N.ist.ville Mrs. (rank
A. Dutler ediist' e Ilowaa'i Mieiumaty
Advocate i!h such success as to ta
the hea'ty indoreemcnt of the socieiy
whoe tfllial orirsn it constitutes and
the sun not t of al ii;ti reeled In the
migaiouary woik of the Methodist
Church. It is a noticeable fact that
many of the pv era under the control
of women are duvoteu to good works,
Coneecraled talent ia what is thus pre
sented to the world. Whi can doubt
that 8"ch a purifying influence in the
flol 1 of journalism will not eventually
make ilHolf felt.
W HEN J0UBNALI8T8 IN VlfOINIA.
F.ve Virginia women are aotively
eigageJ in j .urualiatiu wo.'k. Mrs.
M. 11. Whitr,bead eiits the Temper
ance. Advocate, at Lynchburg: Mrs.
Woedwur l ia as i tar.t editor of the
Norfolk Progress; Mrd. K. B. McQuire
h local reporttr 03 the Portsmouth
Times, published at Suffilk, and M'S.
L K. Finch latin active assistant on
the limntr of Truth, at Clarkesville.
It is but due the latter to siy thnt she
has acquired something more tlian a
local reputation by her vigorous edi
torials, while her literary standing is
moie than acknowledged by the sue
cess hnr poems meet, A daintly lit
tle sheet, hearing the cheerful tit le of
Luray Breetet, is edit-d by Miss Nina
llarbee. formerly of the quaiot little
town of Larav, bu'. later of New York
city. Trie Ureetet has no ambition to
become a cyclone, but its youthful
editor sees that it waf 's no noisome
breuth to the horats of Its friends.
Mi:s Bsrhee in the djughter of the
late William Randolph Birbee, of
Virginia, knotfa to lovers of art us a
sculptor of no small ability. His
"FiHher Girl" stands in the lats Mrs.
A. T. Htewart's gullery, opposite
Power' "Greek Slav.'," and rauks
next to that masterpiece in value.
In West Virginia there is one i aper,
the Buy Bre, edited by a lady, May M.
Grove, and in MaryUnJ the American
Progress haiU from Ellicott City wan
Mrs. H. A. Volferjbergnr as oditnr,
and the Sentinel from Kiel vlile under
the charge of Mis. It. G. Fluids,
j Georgia furnishes three journalists
on our Hat, Mrs. E. Grler, of the llo
ganevllle Enterprise; Mis. W. II. Fel
ton, of the Carters ville Courant, anI
Ellen J I) 'Otch, of the Register, which
is published at Oarnesvilie.
In North Carolina we find several
bright, active sheets iu charge of their
respective lady edit.rs. Mis. Mary
Iinndly edile the Anchor ut Greens
bnro, Mrs. E. H. McLiughlin the
Home and School at Mooreeville, and
last, but not least., Miss Mamie lUtch
ett the Smuhem Woman at Henderson.
TUB "SOUTUHBM WOMAN,"
Thwe is something espncially at
tractive to the present writer in the
name Miss Ilatchett has given her
paper, but the attraction does not end
there, for the Southern Woman can
justly csrummd consideration for its
intrinsic merit. It was established in
June, 1885, in answer to a felt need of
oar sunny land for a paper devoted
entirely to the intorests of Southern
women. Ita ontributors are all
Houthorn women, ar.d ita editor a
bright, spirited Virginia girl, who
thinks for bereelf, and is not afraid to
express what Bhe thinks. Although
contending f r much of the time with
ill health, Miss Ilatchett has mnda her
pnpar a bucciss tnlts particular sphere,
and a welcome visitor wherever it goes.
Many cherring words says the South
ern Woman to the Southern women,
who 1 ovo It) clean, pare pages. With
a few more such energetic young girls
an Mi83 Hatohett in the j nuuliatic
field the world will soon learn that the
typical Sou'horn a, irl of twenty years
ago a charming but very helples
creature is, indeed, a thing of the
past, and in her place is the wide
awake, practical girl of today.
The most ambitious journalistic
venture among the women of the
South, Misaea Wilson and Leyburn, of
Louisville, instituted in thedr muua
xlne, Eledra. Under dilllcultles which
its brave editor3 alone know, a high
standard was made and has been
faithfully maintained, and if it bad
mot with the support it rightfully de
serves a groat eUp forward in the
h story of Southern journalism would
have bsen made. It may not yet be
too late. There are no djubt other
workers whoso names belong on our
list, but which we have been unable
to procure. That there le ample ma
terhl for a Sonthi rn Woman's Press
Association ia evident. It remains to
be seen whether the interest and sup
port eo noee wary to the success of
euuh an undertaking will be forth
coming. It is sale to say that the next
decade will wltne.-s greater develop
ment In journalism among the women
of the South than double the length
of time heretofore has done. The
spirit of progress ia abroad and the
dear old sunny land will of necessity
have to yield much of iti conservatism
under euch an aggressive influence.
Democrat Will Hnr MnJ-rlly of
Wamiinotoh, December 4. Gen.
John B. Clark, Clerk of the House of
Representatives, has completed aud
caused to be printed an nnofllcial 1st
ol members ot the Uou;e for the Fif
tieth Congie:s. He clsesiilog them aa
103 Democrats, 152 Republicans and 4
Independent, with one vacancy in
Rhode Ia'aud to bs filled probably by
a Republican. One hundred and ninety-five
of the number are old mem
bors, being tan more than the number
of old members in the prefect Con
gress. Of the old members 100 are
Democrats and ninety-five Republi
cans. If the Independents divide as
they are expected to do, equally be
tween the two sides, it will give the
Demoerats a majority of fourteen in a
full House.
Ilia uddonly fttopprd oa Aeeoaal
r It eu,
Pittsburg, Pa., Docember 4. Two
valves on the main lines of the Uhir
tiera Natural Gas Company, one at
Marravsville, and the Other at Hick
ory, Washington connty, fifty miles
apart, blow out this morning, cutting
oil the supply of gas from the wella.
The accident caused almost a general
suspension of work iu tho ironmills
atijglaea factories of the South Side
supplied by them for several hours,
ai d considerable inconvonieuca to pri
vate consumers. Before coon, bow
eve'', the damnge lud be n repaired,
and a full head nf gas tu ned on. The
supply of p.am du ing the old snap
haa been fully equaj to all demands.
Subscribe tot ite 'ApirJ,"
MEMPHIS DAILY
i:-riltSIDET AIITUIR'S
L8T WILL AXD T8!AMST,
PUOIUIED
Vcslerdiiy, B qieathg Ilia Piopertj
Equally to Ilia I no t'hildriu
A Heidi 1 of Brevity.
NfcW Yobk. December 4. The will
of the late Ex-Pr)elde.r.t Cheeter A.
Ar'hur wa:i otlerud for prnb.ite today
in the Cuuit of Commou Pleas, Bp: rial
term, before Ju lge BjokeUver. This
proceeding was necsearyon account
of Surrogate Rilltns being or.e of the
ex cut jra ramed in ths will. Messrs.
Devlin and Miller appeared for the
proponenls. Mess re. Rastus 8. Ran
som, James A. Briggs and James C.
Reed, the thiee subicribing witnesses
to the wi'l, made the customary de
positions as to the execution oi the
will. There wes no opposition, bnt
on ac-ount of the absence of -Mr.
Elihu Root, special guardian for Mies
Arthur, further proceedings were ed
journcd until Monday. The following
is a copy of the will, which is a mo id
of its kind for brevity and simplicity:
TUB WILL.
First I dirvct mv executois. here'
lnuf .er nsmed, to pay all my just debts
and funeral expeuses.
Kucond I give and bequeath to my
f .it :.f ul and davotud eurvant, C id;tt
bmilti. the (uno of w.
Third I give, devi;o and bequer-.tb.
all my es a'e, real aud personal, to my
said exticntoig. or fiicli of them a
shall qualify and take upon tliein'
selves the execution of this, iny will,
and the survivor of them to have and
to hold upon the following us s and
t'Uits aud tor tue puip Bis loiiowjng,
nrtrnelv :
lu trust to divide the same into two
equal parts or shares and to collect the
income, rents, isuus nnd profits of
eech of lU 'h shnres, and after pay
ment ol all legal and necwaiy ex
pen ut s, to apply the income of one of
such thares to the use of my a.m.
Chester A.ln Arthur, until he ehail
attain to the nge of 30 y-.'ars, and when
he ahnli at;a;n euc i agjol M yrj,
then to aj':igo, transfer, convey, pay
over and dun ver said hat meutioued
bhft'e to my said son.
if my (aid son die before me, or bs
fore attuning such age of 30 years,
then, in either of sucti eventt, I give,
devise and bi qu alh said (hare to his
tesue living at bis daatb. and. in du
fnult of euch i s ie, to my ditughter,
Ellen Uerudon Arthur, and upon the
further trust to supply the net income
of the other of said shares to the use
of ray daughter, El en Herndon Ar
thur, until she shall attain the age of
23 years, and when she shall
attain such age of 23 years,
then to assign, transfer, con
vey, pay ovor and deliver ea!d last
mentioned share to my said daughter.
If my daughter die before me, or be
fore attaining auch ege of 23 years.
then and in either event I give, de
vise and bequeath sold ehure to her is
sue living at her death, and, in default
ol such is.ue, to my son, Chester Allan
Arthur.
The fourth and fifth clauses relate to
the manner iu which the moneys of
the estate shall be invested.
Sixth I nominate, constitute and
appoint my eis'.er, Mary E. McElroy,
guardian ol tne peison and estate of
my danghter during her minority, and
my friends, Charles E. IMiller, Daniel
G. Rollins Rollins and Heth B.French,
all of the City of New York.executors of
this, my laat will and testament, here
by revoking all former wills by me at
any time made. In witness whereof I
have hereunto set my hand and seal
the 8th day of March, 188.
C II ESTER A, ARTHUR.
The estate ia estimated to be worth
$150,000, and the greatest portion is
thought to be in stocks, bonds and
other personal property. The eon,
Cheeter Allan, has attained his rrsjor
ity, but the daughter, Ntdlie Herndon,
is not yet 15 years old. It is said that
Mr. French will not quality as ex
ecutor. GOSSIP UT (UTII.
Talk
About Ibe Army, Ila Officers
aud Ila ft.mclne7.
I was talking to some army officers
a few days ago, whom I will throw
into the first person in order to bring
out in the most convenient way the
essence of what they had to Bay. The
question arose rs to what ctllcer of
our army was fit to lead it in case we
had another war. The general ex-
Srossion of opinion was that Sheri
in had ' passed h s youthful
efficiency; that his flesh had in
creased, and tbat he would prob
ably not to be In a BuflU'lently healthy
state for any great general end. The
frontier Generals like Crook and
Miles were both considered to have
been trained in euch a particular way
that for large strategy they were not
Important. Two nr three of the Colo
nels wore mentioned as capable of
general warfare, and it was said that
the Engineer Corps contained as
many flue officers as we had ever bad
at any one time.
I inquired about the efficiency of
the system of coast defenses. One of
these officers said: "We bave got
nothing at all cf the least defence
ag dnst quits an inferior power with
two or the good ships like Chill. It is
all absurd lor the American people to
suppose that we bave any torpedo or
other svatein or Yankee trick which
can resist great ve isels of war. They
would be ovor here in from two to
three weeks before we would come to
any resolution of how to defend any
thing." One of these officers torn spoke of
TresU'ent Hayes, saying: "I never
took any part in the political hostility
to Hayes, bat when be made a speech
not long ago objecting to Mr. Tilden's
recommendation to improve our coast
defers s, saying that this country
wanUd wanted wealth, and when it
had money enough it could always
obtain defenses, I thought to myself:
'There is a very small man in meas
ure.' How ridiculous It is to suppose
that money can resist a foreign enemy I
The more money yon nave tne
quicker the foreign country comes for
you to get both your property and
your cash."
Reference was made to what the
Germans think of our prominent com
manders. An officer told a story
abont somebody conveieing with Von
Moltke some Ameiican who insisted
on categorical answers. He kept Bay
ing to on Moltke ht Sherman was
a great General. Von Moltke would
shrug and give no indorsement. The
American mentioned Sheridan. "Ah,"
said Von Moltke, "there is a General."
The American agidn insisted tbat
Sherman was a gieat man in the field.
"Ah," said Von Moltke, with another
ahrtig, "8lu rid-n is a General."
Said he: "Did he not think Sher
man was a great marcher aud fight
er?" "Well, the German strategist meant
to criticiee, probably, Sherman's cam
paign to the sex. It he hd ever met
en enemy in his ronte, he would have
boca annihilated, lis went cfl to tue
!ArPIAL-"SlLrIiAY,
sea on a kind of hnliiant gness that he
could communicate with the fleet
there. Behind him the rebels were
invading toe North, passing almott
through Terinerenn. Sherman did
connect and the affair looks very bril
liant on onr png?, but no urecise,
ma hematicd minded general w-u'd
iodorBfi a movement l.ke tht. Cal
tainiy Von Mo'tke wunld not."
The QueHtion arose about relbion la
the army, aid I was surprised to hear
mac q'nie a series ol oar niont eu.i
nent offi era had become convert'! to
the Catholic Church. One party pres
ent said : "It is a sirgular fact thtt
nearly all theie men who go over to
the Church of Roma are of a very
woildly character; soms cf them are
intemperate; otners ae gamblers and
never have a cent ; others politicians
lot k it; g lor advactagts.
The name of a very prominent gen
eral was given 10 me aa on tne verge
ol th Catholic CLnrch, bnt not going
over bectnse he tboight be mlgv.t yet
tie President of the United States.
Talking over the late war, an officer
remarked: ' It was one cf th most
wasteful wara in ail history. I knew
one agent who was sent to Europe
near tbe commencemsnt of the war
ta buy blankets for the soldiers, and
he bought an enormous number at a
very high price, and they were all of
Bucti shoddy stuff that you could pick
them to pieci ."
"B it,'r said I, "suppose we hud
kept a standing army from the com
mencement of our history and paid it
all the whi'e, would we not havespstt
morn money in the ag?regate?"
"Hardly," t aid another t llicer. "A
good b'zmI regi'ar army is the only
sura defense ot a country, ar.d but for
the nucleus of oar leaular army the
host of volunteers cou'd not have been
got into order at all. The wasteful
ness of our wir was especially in the
matt r of rai ing privates. The gov
ernoiebt gave $400 for a private sol
dier, and the tow is, counties, etc.,
added to this rum until the cost
of a privnte soldier at last
was something like 1 00 or
$3(JO0. Now, for this amount cf
money you could a'moft keep a regi
ment in a oountiy lik) Germany.
Boa ides, the army bFcaoie filed with
mercenary materiul which straggled in
time of ha'tle, end had but a scatit
sense of its responsibility. There was
enough good staff among the soldiery
to amount to something, but iu the
end the result of the war wss won by
disciplining, ju-t as we inirfht h;.ve
done at fi'St. Had we been pos eased
of an army of 50,(100 men there would
bave been no rebellion at all. It WnS
the mere want of material which
brought about the conflict."
Said I: "What is the opinion in
the American army ol the German
armv?"
' Why, it ia first rate everywhere.
That army is divided into corps an
swering to fixed districts; they bave
everything on the spot down to blanks
for issuing telegraphic crdera. In
forty-eight hoars they tan mobilize
any one nf those corps and throw it
over the French frontier or over any
other frontier in Europe. Tbe highest
degree of competition exists in the
German army; besides, there is
the sentiment of security among
the soldiers. When a man
goes out oi tne service in Ger
many be lias open to him the
whole railroad system of the country
and many other occupations. He is
also sare of a pension if he has served
his time. The American people may
have to come to tbat system of pen
sions yet if they expect to preserve
the military character of their nation.
We enlibt men who constantly desert
because tney bave no point to look to
in the future."
Lively Skirmish Willi m Cattle
Tiller.
Fort Elliott, Tkx., December 4.
Sunday morning Capt. Arringtoa,
Sheriff of Wheeler county, accom
panied byC. B. Wellingham, superin
tendent of th Hartford Land and
Cattle Company, started out to arrest
John Leverton and James Wells for
stealing cattle belonging to the Turkey
Track tanch. Wednesday morning
they arrived at the little cabin occu
pied by Lverton, 100 miles from Mo
beetie. When thiy entered Leverton
grabbed his gun, aimed it at the Cap
tdn. Arlington was too quick for
him, and broke his arm with a shot
from his levolver. In failing, Lever
ton's gun wan discharged, and the ball
struck Mr. Wellingham three inches
Inches above the right knee, inflicting
a painful wound. Leverton then
grabbed his gun with his left hand
and filed three more shots, two of
which Dflsced through the handker
chief which Captain Arlington wore
around his neck. The Ciiptain then
broke LevertonVother arm with a sec
ond shot from his revolver. Leverton
scrambled to bis feet and made his
exit through a tear door and wss 100
yards from tbe cabin when the Cap
tiln saw him, and thinking bim to be
Wells, shot and killed him almost in
stantly. Welle was captured a few
milea from there, near the Canadian
river. Leverton wss an old (Jblcago
crook, and Wells is said to1 have come
from New York. They had long been
wan'ed by t.h (T1cts.
"To tho VICTOR th LAUREL."
rr-minnt In vtry higfctr quality, th
HANAN SHOE Hm boom th rcogni:d tandtrtf
tor 1tn wr wnong diK'tminatrng g ntlomtn.
A Ulan with ftlralns and Conscience
will drop petty predjudicr carehruly picked up
when trtith knocks at the door. Such are invited
Id try one pair oi " Hanan'i" shoes. We know
the mult : every nun who wanti the beat and
ineit article in the market will become perpet
ual "Hamin" man.
A Valuable Patent.
Baaey'D (Hone) t'ora Pea Pla-
f nr.
HA VINA prf(wtd my Inventloa, I with
to plM it baton th pnblio, Mtwslall)
m icnfuiturcr. Al a Corn Planter, it la a
ixrlMt nuonaii H'n th drill, ditribnt4
th Md anciratoly, oniniarftd. and ovrd
th laoi, thri. on man ptrtorulnc the
work ot tbr. Tho hv ban ntad is
lhi Motion IcroTer adonno yr with ir
(ft lattiftotion. un air rupociibt teitl
moatklt. A (litre
JOHN 11. PANOT.Danayvtll,
llnvwnnH iwnntf, Tn
TKK'S NKABD KUXIB "'."itTl
DECIiKEi: 5. IS83.
EXTRACT
1LC0Q0L
PLEASANT TOJ'Hk "
THE BHEAT D
far DfPPla,ull ilorautiKimu
f to Dlgentive Org-auK and the
K.lvr, Shin Oltraxi, Cut, Burnt,
Bcald aat Kmlsee, ACID IKON
BAR I'll I a upecifie.
Rhtanallira, malarial Dlaar
4er, Obronie Diarrhoea and
tluata cae ol Dlootf Polioalaa,
ylala wltaoat lall ta tta wrai
al awaUn fmmmr.
Aztk far traa poaiBtalat, aa aa
mt ail dealer aa awata, gulf! a
nraaa th A. I. K. Co., naltl, Alaa
PRICE, FIFTY CENTS.
FOR SALE BY ALL DBliSfitXTS.
At Wbolesalrt by VA VLFKT& f O.
Proclamation by the Governor.
The State of Tnneie Win, B. Bute, Oor-
trnor To all who saaii tee these freaeuu.
uroe'infr:
T & rjJKRKAS. It haa been made known
VV mo th&t flomo unknown party or Tur
tles or argeu Kitn nttvina oommittod a loal
and Rtrcioioun murder oa the body ol John
timhain, on the iUHh Any ot October, 1886. in
our county ot Sliolby, Sod from funtioe and
now running at larra !
Now. Ihorefore. I. Win. B. Bnle. Governor
tt afnretaid, by virtue of the power and au
thority in me vested, do hereby oner a To
ward of two hundred and fltty dollars, to
any person or persons who may apprehend
jinesaia unxnown party or puruos, ana ae
1 liver him or thera to the SheriS or Jailer ol
our county of bhelby. in onlT tbat luetic
in that behalf may be had and executed,
Th s reward is niacin payable, one halt on
Uttiivory w ill. uuaim tuu vug uiui uu CUU'
victlon.
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set
my hand, aud caused the Great seal of the
State to be affixed at Nashville, ou the 18th
day ot KoveiuUor, isso.
WM. B. BATE.
Bv the Governor:
John Alusuh. Secretary of State.
l ilt M.Y pi
.wrfM-l uh.tl!uL fop M4'I'1IFRS
1 M-lhtM. 1)1 K K II IK A unl all llwMe of ohllilml
.Ilk lnraltiHhlo In 1-llltl.r.lfA. 1 N F A n 1 V 31,
a pre.llvct4t food tor ly.pillc, Peup
tlvr., Oo,iviilvH!eiit, Are, Perfait Hutrk-nt Id m1
vraHtln (IIwibm. K.qulret no cooklnir. Keep, la
all rllmtr. Sold iTurywhure. Our book "Ton
bare and Hcaxllntr nf IiifuiU," MAII.KD VUFR.
Row The 'i line To Speculate
ACTIVE Fluctuations in th Market offer
opportunities to speculators to make
money it Grain, Stocks Bonds and Petro
leum. Prom t personal attention given to
orders received ny wire or man. uorre
Dondence solicited. Full information about
the markets in our Book, which will b tor-
warded free on apphaation.
11. u. KYLli. Banker and Broker.
8S Broad 84 Ner Street. New inrk City.
FOH MALE.
T LATE RESIDENCE PROPERTY on
MoIiOtnore avenue, nenr Stat Female
nlleire. The nronertv. which is in Green
wood, the most attractive and srowinr sub-
srb of Memphis, consists of fiv aores of
E round unsurpassed for healthtulness and
aaoty ot looaiion, containing a large varie
ty of forest and fruit tre'S, ornamental trees
and shrubbery; a two story residence oom
prit n ten rooms conveniently arranned,
with ample supply of closets i also, kitoben,
servants room, stable, carrias-e house, coal
ami noultrv hooae and several other Out-
buildinns; too good oiiterns and a deep
brick-walled well with futures at a deposi
tory for milk, butter, fresh meats, ate. Con
venient aocegs to the city hj streot oars and
turnpike, with exemption from city taxes.
Immediate posession given to purchaser.
Price, ftluOO. For terms of payment apply
at my office. No. 6 Madison at , ;r telephone
No. m. J. W. CLAPP..
Partnorsliip Notice.
Mshpris, Nevamber 22, 1888.
TUE nndersixned have this day formed a
copartnership under the firm name ol
JOSEPH II. PULLK.N k CO., for the pur
pose of carrying on a Wenernl Flroand
Marine) lonnrance HonlnmHi. Mr. Jos.
U Pullen will have immediate oontrol and
management of the buKinem.
CHAS. L. PUttEN.
JOS. H.fULLKN.
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC.
MxurHia.TaKR., November 22, 1886.
TTTE have this day sold and transferred to
VV Charles L. and Joseph II. Fallen our
entire Ineuranoe Agency Business, and w
bespeak ler them a oontinuano ol the busi
ness heretofore given to us. .
WM. H. POLLEN CO.
J. P. U0LST & MM).
(BU0CEB8OB8 TO U. H. HOL8T A BBO.
Funeral Directors.
H1TI KRHOTED TO
Ho. SM) SECOND ST., MEMPHIS.
A FULL and complete stock of Wood and
Metallio Jaies and Caskets. Cloth-Cov
ered CaskeWand Burial Kobel always on
band, assr Orders v teletrraoa promptly
Sl.t
No. 9 Now Ready.
CONNOISSEUR
NEW HXrSTRATKD QTtABTEBXaT
ART MAOAZ1NK.
Published by Bailxy, Banks A BiDDLl, Jeweler.
DNLY50 Ct8. A YEA R .rnuaaeipnia
Qupte.16Ua. FUla aapeciai neld. with no rfvaL
PB01IATE COURT HALE
UK AX. ESTATE.
No. 2.19, R.D.-In th Probata Conrt of Shelby
County, lennesaee ' J. A. Anderson, aa
minittrator, etc, vs. R. B. Miller, guar
dian, etc , t al.
BV virtu of a decree for resale In thli
cause. I will sell at pnblis auction, to
tha hlffh -at bidder. In front of the Court.
boat door, on Main street. Memphis, Ten
nessee, ou
HHlarday. Dreember 1. 1S.
within legal hours, th following desoribea
real estate, tn-wit:
Lying and being In the city of Memphis,
county of Shelby, and State of Tennessee,
to-wit: Known aa No. 141, being the west
naif thereof, fronting 25 feet on Market
ttrretand running tack 74 feet S inchet.
Terms of fcal One third eaah: t'alance
payable in euual installments in six and
twelv months; pnrchaser to execute notes
with good and sufficient securities lor de
ferred payments, and a lien retained until
the whole ol the pnrckase money it ptid.
Ibis rovomDerz7, ism
l". J 0UIOLET.CI.rk.
By Tho. B. Crenshaw, D. C.
Xajlvr A Carroll, UcitorK
11 mi mill i s - mm, s
m jhs mitt 5 1 it 'feww 5
I V. '.V I KZJ A -Sa'aTialaaW iTftf- T W
ZZ
lNFANTSWVALIDS
I II I I - I II T 1 HIT I
-frfiji .t tiiC53l,' Jr 'stM
o f 5Sk. . 2 1
a cd a
p. h. iuioy
Alston, mm k CO.
AndCoiinnlPsioii Merchai.t Hay, Corn,OatP, Bran, Chop Feed, Oil Meal,
Lime, Centeut, Plaster, HuiWiiisf aud Hre Br;tk, Etc.
Cor. Front and Union,! Howard's Bow, Memphis.
LlVERMORE FU'JWPRY AND MACHINE COMPANY.
rOUXDKI & XAGillNE DKP'T,lOtol74 Adams SUMemphlT
Braaa JtflKlil-i- Batlerlraa
Casting, g ,& U ,,. .fAt.A, . :4....r..iu.- itisl
SnRtaas, jaft,': i --f .tt 1 1 tflLi:;S S?JZ
.Ji-'-a W.-lrnrnc. In'"l3 B I I Jijr.V. .it f asa.
rlat- HHU
JloaMt)
Vmnlm
BnlKllsntly-ara,.
General &rtm:
IRON & RAILWAY SUPPLY DEPT. 22G and 228 Second St.
(Successors in this lpnrtmeut to JOHN MAN0QUE.) '
' aurWr'ta ns for Infornmtlnn on ANY TIIINU In oitt-rHTie
I. N. ESTE8.
a. S.
(sc rsisaoiui to cites, bvav o.j ,
Wlslanale Grocers and Cotton Ficioro
Uzz. II 1-2 and 13 Union
(Hi;Ol'SOKt TO A1XAVHAM HOBTOiO
COTTON PACT'RS'
Old Stand, No. i) Union St., Memphis.
Quarter of a Century in the Hardware Business.
LAM GSTAFF & C(
LAKGSTAFF BCILWIXG,
Wos. 322 and 324 MAI W ST., - MEMPHIS, TENS'-
GUHiS, m OV&S AMD 1IJTWA11E.
. 1 immi & go
Wholesale Grocers
364 FRONT STREET.
Fnlm
erjbornton & Go
Cotton Factors. ITholesale Grocers,
No. SOS Front street, i Mem phis, Tears?
H. 0. PKAECB.
M. 0- FEARCB & Co
Cotton Factors & Commission r.lerch'ts,
No. 280 FROUT STREET J MEMPHIS. TENN.
I'oll.a Wurotioaai Wi aa and Q ITwImM atw.
Cotton Factors, Wholesale Grocery
I7o. 11 Union Street, t t HempliU, Tenn
HiiillL. s si siniaiam iiisa3rwww. 1... mini n i,iwusirmwrK -
J. A. BAILBY.
J, A, BAILEY & CO,,
IFILiTU EwSISIES JS
33G Second Street, Memphis.
A LARGE ANI COMPLETE STOCK OF PLUMBKR8. AS AND 8TBAM FTTTER8
Mril. Pnniiu. nl. W.lln. Iron T.oaf anil lnn Pino. VlTfnrwi. fllnh.s. Bt
L. O. MULLLNS.of lata J. H. ttodwla A Co.
MULLENS
Cotton Factors Commission Merchants
No. 1 Howard'" Row, Cor.
Mfea a.aaiuta.
T71iolesale Oroeers, Cotton FMton
And Csramissiea KHarciiuits,
232 aid 234 Front St., Ucmpliis.
inwni a am ah a smwrmmsfw.
m.i.9, KAXTT tsm U wol tta. to tk w.trVat aa ul. .f J (Mai
wr thirit. tlottA. a.rlin.. n wmM.iI.1 atrawt.
Cotton F&ctors and Commission Merchants.
No. 3U Frco4 Street, Corner
9
rsTr '
lwajr
BPICXK.
Street, Hsmphij, Teaa.
& Cotton Factors,
MEMPHIS. TENWZ
1J0HN U MoCLBLLAN.
d. X. WITT.
JAB. Yofitt. lauol J. W. UaldwtU.AO
& TONQB,
Front and Union. Memphla.
taaa. (Ularsa. at. J. (Mask.
oi Monroe, Memphis, Tenn, -.
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