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APPEAL In ATlTKT)AY,
THE MEDICAL COLLEGE.
NINTH ANNUAL COMMENCEMENT
EXERCISES CLASS OF 1880.
Eixty-Three Young Gentlemen Obtain
Diplomas Which Enlltlo Them to
Practice Medicine and Surgery.
Tin' ninth annu:il roiiiiiicnccment "cr
t'.B.'f of the Memphis Medical College were
!-Id hint eveninj; tit the Iloim w Association
Ball, The hall was crowded, larjro mttiihepi
Cif ladies being present, many of them the
J. lntivcs and friends of (trail nates and other
Btudfttts of the college. The mcmherof tlie
fut ility and hoard of directum occupied the
ft age, and the graduate the front neat in
tlie innlit.iriuni. The opening exercise was
Mi overture, "Kim; of the litcim-," by
Arnold' Orclicstra. Rev. Dr. Hogg, lale of
hi Hocond Pretnyterlan Church, deliv
ered an impressive prayer. Tho or
Mmtm played a medley, "Traii'for
kltlN," from Tohiirm, and then
rame the saliitatorian of the occasion,
Mr. W. J Met'lelan, of Texas, who was In
Irodoccd b Or. W. K. Rogers, dean of tho
fatuity. The salutatorian was a tall, iiitclll
p ot I. Hiking vouiig man. who deliver.-.! his
Bill I its- in tin ea-y and fluent manner.
Jle colliplfnicjitcd the professor of the
rollen' on their seal and earnest ellurts in
I. mi Inn:.' the -null in- He reviewed the
lnt.irv of medicine from the days of (.ulcii
ml Hippocrates, and eiid.uvonil to impress
the dignity of the pMf.-isl.in of medicine
tim his hearers, its repiiiihiliti. -. . ires
and trial He paid a Irihute to tin-dead
Shysl.-ians Of Memphis trli.me lives were
evut. .1 to M-iem e, and who died honored
ami n pett-d by all class. of citiaens. The
address waf Interspersed with p.ietlral
j. . . i i unite appropriate to the occasion
Tin young gentleman closed his int. rt .ting
ad. In - l.y p :ili"k' !' Iii-i 1 -'ni.ili i lii du
ev.-rvthlng eart.cMly and well.
hi n the applause ceased Dr. Ilgers arose
ml aid to Pn-iidi iil I. I'. Cooiht. of the
Board ot Dinvturs, tli.it lie look plea lire in
; presenting siity tlirre Voting gentl-men
Vl nates who were entitled to diploma.
HMMOM tub tiMiRtm.
infill hi Cooper rxprefsed his pleanire
Mtln duty which he had to perform, i-on-
f r.-. - apoa Dm gradual oi . do. tnr
tsi medicine. He gave the yiiiiuu gentl. nu n
eoiue good advice, and Impressed upon Ibeta
tin- fact that they were yet but entering
Upon the threshold of the profession, that
their wurk had jii-l commenced and. n
Blatter how pmli. lelit they may he, it re
quired work, labor, ttady. to advance and
asi to the front of the piofession. It Is not
alwi.va the brightest voung man who
reeeb.-s the c ml tin- plodding student oflrii
trrls him in the struggle ol life In erurch
of lame and fortune. Ilr then conferred tin
dikn. of M i in iln en I tin Memphis
Jl .-I Hal Medical I 'ollege uini the claw who
Were standing in front of liini. and he n
Sues laol the .lean of the f... ulty to hand
em the diplomas which arv the evidems-i
of the degree which he had conferred lliuii
them. As the applause MjbjAtWd the or
cbestra struck up lb hi - " .iu crl t'.dka,"
ml the ilipliuna- were handed to the fol
lowing nan.nl sutv-tlirce young ph) n i.ui
graduate of the . law of l-ss an
Alxey lutJM Hoover and Vernon Idles
V idlers, Arkim-.i- 1 In .mas Mill Martin and
Joseph at KdwanU, Tennessee, Wm. loc
Jleaiirviriir.l McKelvy, MissiiWri, Win llavard
Urn Ids and lxuils Ferdinand Heltiti, ten
IIi'sh , John ll. niy Wooley and John Triad
Alx riultliy, Mississippi, tic .rgc Jackson
Btapleton, George Washington Stevens and
Wm Bdxrard KtmEth, Texas Klmon Morton
Hates and Kpbiaim Wilej Untitle). I tines
see; Truest I '.i ll Ilia, kl i. i
limrre I'ierc. Wood, Alabama, Juno. Unit
ard Him-, Franklin l-cc McKweti and Wm
Dtrertoo lluieinan, Tennessee; An helm.
1'ow. ll I aiuphell, Texas. Hiram
CliriaUiphrr Jowph Khun and Matthew
Young t'randall. Arkau-a. John Haniuel
Johnstone, Abibaiua; Man us la-onidiis
llmwii, Texas; William Thomas lliil.h
Ins nod ttenlamlli Havld Ysner, Missis
stiiiii. Farts Alexander llurnhsin, Alalisnis,
V til mm Andrew Moiilgouurv, Thomas
il'uiii Hunter and Thomas I on
I 1 1 1 ! i . wood, l,- i..ii..i John Thomas
:n mild slid W illiam Hutchinson Clark
son. Texas; William Krauss ami Thomas
Jo. in r, Twin. sse.; James I'nvuian Face,
laiuisiaua, lieorgo Wa-liimttoii Freeman,
Texas, Matt liepa and I harles i i.rr.ill,
Ti inn -see, Ji.lm Mi lium l'a-i lull, I . ns.
Jan Henry Koster, Arkansas; Waller
Hfewrart, Trnmssee; John Castillo ll.irti. bl,
Misisipn. t Ian nee Kiigctie Klgartott, lni
isiai a. Andrew Alfred Haiiiblln, Tegas;
John rnoln iik i iirrlc. Tenm ssee, ' li nuns
William Allen, Texan. Adam llols-rt llrad
ley, Arkansas; landon Andeixin Ysr
htiiiiirlt, TxttMNHOal Jii tdi Peyton Atkinson,
Teiss. Chsrles IIiism II lie) mild. Is.nisiatia;
twai I Kldrule Wilson, Arkansas, lsi.se
Turn, r lli. hanhsMi, Texas; I'slrbk loaWpk
hl.ti ker, Misslssi i, N'eeilham Allen Cnl
lartsoii. Iniui ana, John Himeoti I'owers,
Texas. Hsvid Andrew Maxwell, Mflxsissiin
Wtt Hrnrv Neale. Texas. Ilauiel W.l.sici
WUIiMia, Mlssssiipi, Thomas Jellers.ni
aliiani, l-ouisiana, Jolni Kdwin Craig. Ken
tucky: Albert I. Taylor and William Jen
inn - Mi I I. Inn. Ii Xns
(lit I i, I m. lilt tlMXtX'XT,
I'tof. K A. Neely, M. It , delivered the
Charge to the graduates on behalf of the
mll.-gi He . 1 1 in pi i me n ted the graduates
U O the Mini', of tin tr studies mid In
stab ofucd them into the bsiul of pin -t i in.
bn tbr.u snd ipials. He Dost MX led them
a to their duties to society sit I -nil. ring
bnsaanltjr. He saike of the progress of
lnelii ine slmr tin da) sol the I'loh mu-s
A I. xan.l. rs ami ilie ...Imtii.iges tlx
tli nl has at the prisM iil 'In. when
of frill e t
the talue ol
sr. or ding I.
The m nil shi
of a physicii
ls nnisry c.
nl the rig
i of the ,
i ti i i
nd at hit
less ol i ills'
it null Ik mm Ihi pliv Ii inn, bill till
and sdviMT of Hs.r liiiinsnity, snd
sis-rels should Im' kept ill si lolste. not
wrung Imiii them by threats or vlo
l"t. Nn ly i lose. I with expressing a
hop thai the isret-r of the grsdiistes
he honorable and successful tin. .ugh
The orchestra gave an overture from Ikietl
y li t"n im in, mi si lit i luse the Val
dictorian, T. ft UK,
iin Ii ih. y
n the pro
it it I be tip-
up to Ilie
all auiild Im'
ivi- the class
Ussy Will have to lesve la-lillld as llirtr tleptVTl
lor their homes. He thank. d the honored
pioli aaors for their kindness and labors In
llieir Iwhalf, ami bsde fan . II to the class
el 1 -s'.l, wl.n h will gm . c I., tin i I 1
Tin- voting gintlem in miiliwlng was loud
ly applauded, and rrenied many floral
tributes from the ladles.
I ebsiiiig number was the "Tnlly Ho
Galop," by the on lustra, ami lb. loin
I til. lit evil.,,-, !,
TUB . "i l.aoi rst'l'LTT.
P. f W 11 Hog. i. Ii., ( the I'm ultv;
l'rol F. L. fun. I'n.f A G Mm l.nr. I mi
K It Msury, I'n.f, Al. v Krsklnr. I'a f. II.
G IGimlng. Pmf. T. J. I nitunl. Prof. A.
M West. Prof H A. Kogrrs. I l l K A
Ni. It Hr 1 K I mines, Hr. II I. W ,11,
fonL Dr. U C. Itogers.
COMMRNI tatST CotlHlTTgB.
KxoruUve Committee T Jovner. rhalr
tnuu, V. L. WslUua, L A Varbrough, L
t Helntz, M. I,. Drown. J. P. Atkinson, A.
Reception Committee -J. N. White, B. N.
Hlllln, 1). O. Holm."., .1. II. Mulian, F. M
DiMil.'V, J. J. McOohiiii.
Invitation Committee M. Hel'asii, chair
man; W. Htewnrt, W. II. Hlilolils.
HOW'S THIS. W KITTED f
An Intelligent and SufTorlng Wife Relatos
a Pitiful Story.
An Arrru. reporter was yesterday directed
to the frame cottage, No. lit!t lleale street,
ln re dwelt a pitiful example of matt'l
Tho cottage ls. ciiiicd by Mrs. J. I. Whit
ted, and sometimes, though not often, shel
ters her heartless husband.
The couple became man and wife two
years ago, In this city. Whilled w is a wid
ower at the time, much older than Miss Ida
Craig, whom he led to the altar, and the fa
ther of two or three lilldnn. When In
formed as to why the reporter h id called
Mrs. Whittel admitted the repnrt to lie
trtle. She bad been shamefully treated by
her husband almost from the day of their
marriage. From indilferenee he had de
scended the male of unfaithfulness to neg
lect, cruelty, and now desertion. Mrs Whit
ted has been ill for .some lime, and could not
conceal the effects of it even had she tried.
Her wan face, sunken cheeks and immeasur
ably sad countenance fully revealed the deals-rate
straits and niin.s-essriry sufferings to
w hich she had been reduced. The house is
Hiorly fiiitn-li I, and but for the kiudlv of
lices of benevolent neighbors the elle. Is
would have b.s ii reiiiilsivc in their nrglocl.sl
apH':irance. since Mi- Whilled is !in III to
look after them The lady's emotions hut
cam her as lite slory of her hard lot In life
fell from her lins. in substance as follows
Whitted w as an engineer in one of the le id
Ing foundries of the city when she married
him Moon after the event, ami more the
result of . tirelessness on In- piri than any
thing rlr, he sustained injuries which laid
him up for some time I Hiring his enforced
It. in ss she in.ule ,i support lor them both
bj -. iling wax Hunters. Klnce. his recovery
In h is cared more for drink than he has for
her, and things in their home have been go
ing steadily from hod to Worse. Her illness
rentiers it Impossible (or her to make liv
ing, he declines to provide for her, iiml grim
tieresaity is at hand. The furniture, bought
on the Installment plan. Is about to betaken
back by the original owner, lie' day for next
payment is near at It mil, she hasn't a cent
to meet these demands, medicine mid nied
leal attendance an iniieraivr, ami nothing
hut the direst results, perhaps death, ran -he
foresee. About one month ago, she stated,
W h lid went to Ins former home at Martins
ville, Ind., and rcceivid efsi With tlu he
came back, tint has only bought her a cheap
dn -s or Iwo snd a chicken. He was al Ihi
h hi- Wi dm -lay. w hen a m ighlmrly lady
who was atlemliiiK his wife Iwgged lulu It
leave si least a small amount of nmuey for
Mr- M hilled a relief, but he positively le
RUMBLINOS OF THE RAIL
W. M. liiitrrT, assistant general freight
agent of ilie Missouri Pacific, returned from
Ht lxuils yesicnlsy.
J. A. HtsiTT. city tlrket agiuil of the l.oiikt
Mile A Naslitllle IUilroa.1, is Us. k from u
trip to New Orleans.
K A Wm iis of the I nil- I to. k t
Memphis Itailrimd. left last nigbl for At
lanta, his In adipiarlrrs.
u ii I'mi-i i i . Ii , ili v i e.n Ii 1.1,1 agent
of the Kansas I'llv, Memphis A llirmiug-
ham, has returned from h
II. C. Towssksk, general iwascmrer og. nl
of tin Mi n I'u iin lUilro.i'l, ariite l yc
leislay and left again last night lor Ml. I ..in.
Tasstr studculs, gisilusles of the Mem
phis Medical College, left but night for their
homes in Texas via the Iron Mountain
At avK H. TnwrxTT, general traveling nifcnt
ol the l.corgld Pa. ilie II, nil n l .l--id
Ibmugh the .it) yesl.rday, en route to
t'lisaisa Jsts. traveling scent ol the
Kansas tltv. Memphis A lln -miugbaui Itail
Mad, left last night lor a trip through the
Tllr fiilerstale (ioiiimisalou snv that when
null" el i "mounts, oiakn a lln i n ami
isiiilinuoiis line ami oiler It for the use of
the public they cannot rid themselves of
resNinslbilitv for unjjtt eharyes by I k
Ing the haul in two and eslling thetnsi'lvea
1'irr.ers on Ilie si iiarile . nils ol uie line.
THX.'Ullook for the formation of Knight
Traffic Assstt ation at tint iiil ia very
bright. The ris-ent amendments to tin in
I. rstale law have brought rsllro.nl. mure
than ever In a r. ntitattoii that rales must be
maintained. The snu ndtucnt provides thai
all joint tariff must I. printrd snd .ud
ami tiled with the csimmi-loner st Washing
ton. No deviation ran I." nude on. I. r leu
its) s' n "lb ' lot an sdtance and I luce days
for a nslui tl.m. The aassH latlon content
plated will centralist all action of ibis kind.
ami Ilie mutual miere.i ol all tamca uesun
scrved. A similar asaas istlou at New Or
hans lues been In su. vessf ol us r.i lion for
s.mie lime, and there Is little reason to doubt
Its success at lids Mltit. The rtles to tins
aasas latlon an the ten roads leading out of
Memphis ami the Memphis A Cincinnati
Faa'ket t ouiuy.
Hr rtosi ,,f th In terttnte commerce law,
as amended, reads that the prut it
Ions of ihls act shall apply to any
t-.uiim.Mi rsrrier or osrriers rngngetl in
the IraiisiMirtslloti of ssiigers or prop
erty wholly by rallnxad. or sirtly by
railroad ami aiily bv wat. r wb. n Imiti an
tistsl under a common control, management
oi .iriaui etiH nl lor a oiillnuous . milage or
shipment, from one Mute or Terriiory of the
t ml. d Mat's ot it.. iMstrtcl ol I oluniii a
foreign .smutty I i any other pla.e in the
I nip d Males, and si to the transportation
In like manm r of prop, rly ahlpprd ti-.m
snv ilace in the Cnitid Stales to foreign
country and carried Inuu such pls-e to a
isirl of" transshipment, or shlpied from a
f in igu connlrv to snv plat e In the Called
-tstes and i srrie.l to BUI ll
"I entry eilbei in the I'niltd -
ad)si cut ( .I. Ii n i ountry, piuvbte
thsl the I o s u( ihla acl shall not
apply tothc transportation of issseiiger or
pro-rty or to tlie receiving, dellviTlng,
storage or handling of pMa'rty wb"ll
within mi" Mute, ami not tFnpal ie)r Imiii
a foreign country It.un oi to any Hate
or Territory a afoiesabl. I he term "rail
nsxtl" In Ibis act shall Include all
bridges and ferries used or operated in
coninclii.il w in mi. r.oin ad, ami sIhi all
the road ill use by snv corwiratlon oerat
Ing s rsilioN I, wliclh. r own.sl or os-rsletl
tinders contract, sgn.ment or lease, and
the term "tratteia.rtatlon" shall Include all
lustriimrnlalltirs of sblpmenl or rarrlsge.
All charges made for any service rendered
or to be rriidensl in the Itan-iK.ii ili.ui of
. e-i n . is oi ,i. "ity as n..r. said, or in
c.'iiin I ..it tin ii ith. or for the receiving
delivery, tloiattc. or handling of sucb
. 1 1 V. -I. ill I" I .C ' Until" sml Just, sin
unjust and titireatoiMhle charge for such
en I'rohibilrd slid divlaitxl to be tin
law I ii I
I a. wry a.
Have just rc eel rod
:',( worth il tnen'a fl fof
I'.'.ixsi worth ol LoyV Sl.oew.
$l,,'skl worth of men's ( SIiim-s.
fd.iKM worth ih ladies' Mtuee and
An endless variety ol
( bn Iren's Shoee,
Men's ban I sowed shoes,
Mcn'a working Shoee,
Kic, etc, etc., etc.
V Haiti sttreel.
Mi- Asiik Invitee her Irlcmbt to visit
her new Art Htodio, comer I'nion and
Main streets, over Mnmphis l ily Hank,
Uslay, Irrtworu the hour ol 10 o'clock
am. ami 6 o'clock p.m.
I tiuas' cam. collars a specialtv at M.
ibis Steam l.nin, lit, J Jt Hecdud etreot
Uraoch olUcv J0 Ma.u.
A RETUKNED COMMITTEEMAN TALKS
OF DOUBLE TAXATION.
MoJ. Mike Durko StateB Why He Consid
ers Kellof Very Probable, and De
tails Amendments Asked For.
Maj. Mike llurke rclurnrd from Nashville
The Major was a member of the Mer
chants' Exchange Committee MOl up to
reason with the legislators uguiust the op
prcssivc double lav. I" the end that n I lei
might be granted and the shackles removed
from Tennessee in her race for development
(In Tuesday last a former commit tee sent
up from the same reprca illative body for
the same purpose rejsirte.l progress to a
called meeting of tho exchutige. As a
matter of fact, the progress to be reported
was trilling. Alsiut all of that article worth
iin til. oning was the progress of the com
miticu to the capitul and a disconsulute
progress hack home. Not to be thus sat
upon without another effort, tho exchange
sent a second i omuilltcc up, of which Maj.
llurke was a member.
An Ari'Ktl. reHirter met the, Major soon
after his return ami asked him concerning
the Mate of the crusade again. t the double
"Matters mure hopeful now'' he re
plied. ' Toe facts and logical WttMtlOM
therefrom presented to the Legislature have
begun to strike them on the right lide.
When we arrived ut Nashville the Imp' for
favorable action on our measure was den. I.
Ily earnest endeavor among its friends on
the outside a meeting was bebt. aniemlinent
agrecd Umii, and then these umemlmclitl
were printed gMti a slip of ..icr for distri
bution among the legislators. Wednesday
night another meeting was held in my room,
which a ihuiiImt of l'gi-lslors atteudisl. A
full mid fair discutsiou of the double tax
was held, the uiilsidv (i lends of the n In i
movetii nt seeking to take no short cut or
deceive no one. We were till there fur
strictly business, ami to escape no legitimate
part of taxation for the support of State and
miripal governments which devolved
iisin us. Al 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon
we met the joint legislative committee, ami
.at with them until 7 o'clock. The coin
mltlee agreed to some of our amendments
outright, and the others would h- taken
into consideration We may Box fjej all we
asked, but I Ix-lii-vc tune relief will la
granted. Thut is the way 1 feel about ll
"What were the amendments asked for,
as you remember theniT'
"Hie main one. perhaps, was upon the
section oi the bill providing that the whole
pnusTly of a cm iMiration should Is' tax. si
where ils hcaiii irlcrs and genu ml oHIcc
wen I o illustrate the amendment asked
I wilt i tie the J -., i" i, run .V llaii
road C m i pan. V. The general offices of I hat
company an' al I racy I it y, while a very
he propirtion ol its pruMrty is in Ala
bama Wu proiioscd tliul ull reul estate
shall I' tiixi'd win re It is located, and thai
t ualiv shall be laved where the gen
eral otltrra arc, hut a credit be allowed for
real estate lm al.sl elsewhere. Another
aniciuliocnt was to the si-ctiou referring to
manufacturing establishments, where a
mans or company s whole capital is In
vested In that amendment we ,,-k that the
words 'capital -lock' be stricken out. the
word 'protjierty' inserted, and that the aa
nessor go and pass upon tho value of tin
properly or plant. I le i then were in
mlatioiia lor changes in a number of am
higiioua wind- and phrase-, liable loan)
sort of construction by courts.
Maj Ituik" was the only member ol lb.
committee who returned vestcrdav. He
spoke in the highest terms ot1 the delegations
1 1 .i'ii K ii" x v i Me, I hullamsiiM. a-liv nle ami
other cities, all ol whom were on hand for
honest efh.rt, and no desire at coiieealin. nl.
ileeepllon or doaihke dealing lln. i-lj
!' " d nlial was esiMUIue. lust nml rtglil
iiolblug more, and tho Major believe- tin
Hill -ee nl least ur "Imrli.'ll of It. ri-ll'll
n-malii at the capital, nol to pre nut didsin
csli or sut Hung "f thai kind on III.' Is.tt
letfislalor. but to gel action of some kind
The dread that pmmpti d Ibis pns aiitloii
was thsl in tin hurry of tin . o-ing days the
la-gislatun. would forg.1 to lake any ai tiuti
on the relief measure at all.
AN IN I'KltKHIINO itK.MlNlHCENCR.
Scenes at "The Hermitage" Tho Last
Days of Andrew Jackson.
The following interesting account is taken
fnuii a pmatc letter of Mr. George P. A
Mealy, the American artist, long resident
I b.g to give )oU the statement you re
qucsii-d of my commission from King Ixmi
Philippe in the spting of IHfA, st win
lime I was occupied In Kngland in tin
King's serv Ice HisMsJe-lys. nl for me I
Pan-, slid said: "Mr. Healy, I wish rog to
l"ini for my iilstorieal gallery at Vcr-ailh-s
sulrsils ol several of the great men of your
.oiinlr). I learn that o n Jackv.n it ex
tremely 111, a. id as 1 wish his likeness taken
f i "in the life, lose no time on your way to
the Hermitage." Co well did I earry out
Instructions that I did not slop In llalilumre
to visit my only sller, whom 1 had not seen
On my arrival I was grieved to see the
General so ill; he had la-en nnahlvtolle
down (or three month-. Hit answer to the
re.in.-sl was, "isn't "It, sir
i. pit was, The King will la- very sorry.
N"i for alt the ktmia in t hri-leii.l,.ju, sir."
I u.w.sl iin.-of the gentlemen said, "Mr
Healy, ton should have tint seen Mrs. Ja. k
son'' 'Ibis lady was the wife of loung
1 1 in I . n w Im took the name of Jatksou
when adopted hv the General. Hhe had
gone to Naslixille, twelve miles away. I
drote i a. k to town, found the Isdy, and
retail d the result of my visit Mho said, "I
an. orry lather will Hoi sit, but. Mr Healy,
I will see what I can do, and. should he con
nl. my husband will call for yoti al In
u'cliH-k tomorrow morning "
I netcr iaswt so long a iilirht. and the
i. at. sill gh lull the
1st nl .Vlat . Was ex
Irvine. Happily I wai
named. I wet graci.
1. 1 In , ,, tt In. I. .
he should be unable I.
surcd him the greatest
me was to (orgt-l lhal
al h I for nt the hour
,ly resselvrsl by the
I that ill Ihe sitting.
lo me JII-lllS'. I Ils
Ine he i ..ill. I .I.,
was I .resell I. Mrs
I. ni of the p.y hi
that sire said much to
lids would feel to sc.
his llkeiir s at Versailles. His answer ess
the same. "Can't sit, mv child, let me die
In MM." At last the' said: "Fallwr. I
should like you to tit," al Ibis tilt tears f. II
fast, and he exclaimed; "My child, I will
til." Tho plclutc Wat cnmplcl.sl within
Ihe week. They re.ii. .ted me In n.iiy It
for the Uinlly on my r. turn to Carls. I ssid
u ..pr waa mrrly sit gisal a the original, If
the tiem-ral would allow lite In p . nl a sec
ond, llicv should have the tlr-t. this guve
aatisfartlntv, W'beft I b el doni , Ihe ..Id In ro
asl.l; "Sir, I wish vou to punt my child fur
ine." I bowed, ami sold il was my duly at
once lo go In Mr. Clay. I shall never forget
bit Impressive manlier as he eatd: "Young
man, always do your dult '
On mv return lo Naslitllle the Hon. John
Ihll Informed me thelsslbehs.lheanl.il
Mi I 'lay was that lie had a bad cold on Isianl
a steamer aground near Is.ui-x tile, hy . and
It would l-e a week In for he .xnibl l. arn
whether be had .nullum d to St
bad r. tin ned lo Ashland I Ihe
bit. k t Ihe Hermitage, f .en J,i
Wedncs. IIIV life lo s. .' In t i lul l
I shall rejoice. " ' I Ins
touched by a cry or wail Ihst was begun by
Ihe -ertants of the house, and taken up by
those wllhoiil, and, like wave aft. r wave,
(tasted over the Hi I ire Itlailtalloll; the
wordt Were: "Ixtrd, I ...id, old luaatrt it
4ead. old master Is di ad ' This w as In Ihe
mooting. I remsiii.'.l in my room until 12
o'clock, when I hesnl strpaon the stairs. I saw
Mt nejxbewa ol Mrs. Jut ktun, w ho iiihirustd
me tlmt'Vrsjidfntlw.r "n tbev called him. had
only fainted when the servants thought him
dead. At ft-tll o'eloelc I knocked oi me
lour of the sickroom. The General s
colored man tflanrm. oiiioicd tin' ilooralld
told me his master was very low. 1 turned
cksott saul, WIW
Up in his hod. his bead held ny ins grviu
friend Maj. LoWfiT The dying man rousen
liniself from a lctlnirm and looked at the
I. :l I 1 11 1 faces of Ills frieniU and said: "W by
" mi weep fo me? I am in the liatius OI
the Lord, who is. .about to relieve me; you
should rejoice. ikiI wi en." These were bis
lu-t words. Ills la ad droomil. ftml tin- tall
ng of the under lixu was the only indication
that all was over, tin scclnir that, hi- dullLMl-
er, who was kneeling, holding one of Ins
hands, minted, find was caiitcl from th.
room. This wifc the only human being J
ever saw die.
After the funeral I finished Mrs. Jackson
portrait ami proceeded to Ashland,
BECEUITS SOUGHT FOR MORMON DOM
The Active But Quiet Mlnelonary Work
In the South-What Is Aimed At.
lllriiilindiani (Ala) SmicIbI to New York Herald.
It is m ally ten ju'ars now since tlicapoatloi
of Joseph Smith and llr;gbam Young began
their syslematlc missionary work in the
Southern Slates. Duron; these years ninny
humble but happy I have MM wrecked
and ruined and t . . il thousand converts
have been ndded to the Moimoli Church.
lay no mission work in heathen lands is
thoroughly organize I or so vigorously
prosecuted as the work of the Mormon elders
in the States of Alabama. Georgia and Ten
in ssee, Mormonlsin ha- becoine ao strongly
intrenched in sis-tions of these Slates that In
dividual or orgnipred opposition ia puwer-
1, to -top ils Wol I,
We violate no law," they cry, and those
w ho would drive the cunning elders from n
omiuniiily must become the nggr. siors and
Senators and Ttepre-cntnMves In f'or.gress
who hate discussed the Mormon question
urn I have tried to di vise means to crush out
polygamy in I'tnh hate never dreamed of
the extent of Mormon proselyting in the
Southern Malts. The progress of Motinuii-
isiii in sections of the Slates named ubove is
appalling very ipiietly they have gone
about their work, selecting sections of
uiiitry su remole from towns ami cities
thai it has been a mutter of no little dilf
lenity to ascertain tin extent of their work.
qriKT Agn iraunvi work.
The elders entel a comniunity without
in.t idure ol trumiicts. ami In many m
stances they have made dosens of converts
'..tote i he more intelligent residents an
even aware of their presence or their work
Hi ii ( in .nuts of the work of the Mormon
elders in various sections have Slipeared in
the new spiiiK'rs from time to lime for two or
three year, past, but in no instance has one
half tlie truth been told. A iu w-pi r cor
resixitident Is a terror to a Mormon elder.
Tin y fear the power of the press more than
they fear the isitterof I ongress.
ror several wees- I have I n out. tty in
t estimating the work of the Moiuinus in
Hi I III tne inn Ihen-lei u portion ot
this Slate they have found a fruitful ti Id.
and there tbev bate established the lirsi and
nlv Mormon t'hiireh in the South. In the
guise of a pa--' t. r agent wanting to sell
Ihcin tickets to t tall, a n mine iirosiss lor
and as a new-isiiier correaiioiidciit, I have
visited the lo. ikn.es w here they are al work.
an t tt Here in y inn i llieir c uiveris oy
. . . t , , i
the bun Ired- I have talked with a mini
Imt of the elders, with their converts, with
their victims snd with those who hnve
- .ui-lii in vain t drive the cunning teachers
of t (mm the State
III,- in ii-riniii ni, i . , - .
I . I I . . I I . 1 , . U...1 II. ,1,
the Mouth liate hrcn at t'huttaiio.u, T'cuil
for several yeafe lKlder John M. n. "f
Salt ljke City, wriln charge, but a
te n he i.'lurutVl I" I lab uiul was tuc
cissh d by Khh-r Willi; in Spry, who it still
III charge of the t.-rk.
I'l .txstt . tut Mute
Fillers who volunteer for inisslonsrr work
llrst r. port to the bead of the church at (tall
Ink. t ny. Tliry are tie re assigned to Mini,
field of labor for a certain number ol years
Ih. I-. a -i. u. d to the -oiitli tin n rtp .rt at
haadtpisrlers in t'haltatiiMign, where they
are luiiusiicii with nlcniy nl Mor iun litcra
title i 1 1 of the baallty In w hirb tbev an- to
woik, and th. ii tie y are scut in o Hit- ciuiii
try. A I slated Intervals they are mpilre.
to reHirl hi t'huilauooga the jiMgr.-sa o
their wok. ilit ing the name and sisii,fll,'i
atidrrss ol ' t et v convert tbev have made
ami the names of those to whom It will be
safe to mail Mormon literature. These n
iorls are forward. si Imiii Chattanooga t
s.ili I, ike ' itt i-riiil siinuallt or uiiarlerly
in onlrr that the bead of the church may Oe
constantly poste.1 on the pmgnstof the
W hen convert! are rvo.lv to go West the
ciders In charge t. rt to Chattaiusiga the
numla-r ready to leave on a rerluin date and
rallmad tickets are forwarded from Inn I
ipiarters. An agent ol the railroad comiany
usually srctiiiipanies the party as fur west as
the Mi iippl River, and (nun one to live
riders remain with litem until titer are safe
ly landed in I 'tab, Arizona r Idaho.
I tuna NiaaiovtiiY mm I.
A loit elders are now at work In the
South, and nearly loo of litem are in Ala
iMine. Tltey are operating in nhout a doten
iiiies, l ut their stronghold is in I lay
Cotllity. where tisslr church is l.aatrtl.
Kr-tm this ,int tiiet w..rk the stli. lining
counties of Cleburne, lui.d.dph and falls
In a narrow tall. v.
thut nut almost fr-.tii
Ills nml mount am- in
the world hy rough h
the northeastern p
llethel liurch, or si
It This i hurt-h waa
t ear, aim bv Elders
rl of Clay l
t Ihe elders call
.. I sbout three
me I others The object of the church it to
hold ll.c . .inverts Ingvili. i unlll liny call Ih
i i in-P"t ..d to I'tah or Art tuna.
'I he i of this teethm are not only
very Igmtrsiil, but evinmeiy M.r. They
I live In t lect squalor mi. I t . rt lew nf them
mi., i.loi vt rile. It it.iidt ni the siitiiiuu and
winter, after their small rope of cum and
' i ni sold, that tin t . ni raise enough
mom v to pay their way lo the West, ami
.lining the spring ami summer tho chirrs
w .i k It. on house lo leu.
When the scent hart.st of these iionr
farmers is gathered lb. Mormon eld. rs
gather their nartest of souls and bodies and
. ml il.eiit for safe keeping to the strong
holds of Mormonlsmu.il" far W.-t.
I soi. l " i: AMI atlVAUMb
ll would rrsiulre Ihe s n of Dickens to
adequately dogjMt the igii u. i the p o
ertv sml Ihe tefnkhir ol ihe iieople n un
ii m nig whom IhoJf.inn Idc
i mi tts. lrgA famil
his sml ilsiigbeetas-llve htt.l.
III one lii
I tlx. It le. I
In ofli ti nut more linn
In tins one room families
met i im s twelte persons
mugbi of pi it in , no e(
Arelng Isn.-iblc At one
. cabin as I rule
I was minting
itrd uvera hog which
the ilistrttep, two
mr growled al M
I in the cabin, while
in one corttef
nit article of fuini
I lure Iwo
. n of e
tine for the posses-
-allow fie. I.
. ait, '.l iii al
was brought for
rhie was tlie huuio
of a Mo i in. HI ojnolSMIt-
V, i "M OT Ma MMMft
he was above Ihe average m mtelligouve, be
ing able to iftinlallllb lie was an rnthu
issue believer In lire doctrine of the latter
uicdii ine aim nia. m
Mm tiion IHarwtor'
soald fully explain hts
thsl was In him.
r w forth a packet
which he limited
rastnis for the faith
J.N. MULFORD, JEWELER,
29 MilQ Strelt, leiopbls, Teoi
I" lease, w heav vun .I t
tears falling rm.ni Li- eyes, "Come)
replied, "NottxIsuHta motm nt." H'
"I Wish vou tolliet dving." I W8J It
to find ten nrltwJJvc isms in ll
all M re Hi , nlnV. lln l.elteral was
"il I, '
THE MERGER EFFECTED.
THB ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD
COMPANY IN MEMPHIS TO STAY.
Tlireo Meetings Held Yesterday, by
Which the Consolidation Waa Accomplished-New
The Illinois Central Railroad Company Is
In Memphis at last, to be dealt wilh direct
by shippers, the traveling public, or city
Furthermore, the company and its Inter
ests are here to stay, at least for a period
evti tiding through the life of the present
gen, Tali. .ti -ay Hsi tears from I--.'.
I here were three mi l tings nf mill,, id men
held here yesterday to effect this imniosc,
and it wus most effectually accomplished.
Jt was a trio of mcclliurs similar to those
Id at Grenada, Miss., on the "th instunl,
to cover the Mississippi end of the business..
and in response lo regular and published
nils, lliey were all held in ti u Illinois
Central otliccs, under the I'eabodv.
The first was a meeting of Mississippi Si
rennoMM Railroad directors. The only
point to be pas-ed upon hy them was to
ratify the lease to a Consolidation with the
Chicago, St. Louis .t New Orleans Railway
iiupany, voted tit the Grenada inc. ling
This lease or consolidation was for a p. n.-l
of :ili3 years, or to tho end of the full period
for winch the Chicago, St. Louis A New Or
leans pno is b ased to the Illinois Central
Company. It was ratified almost unani
mously. It may lie proper to give at this
point a brief hbton of (his irunsaction.
over which the general public will rejoice.
l'he lute Mi i-.ippi A I'enii. Koad was
ill a very had way. lis physical property
had steudily deteriorated, its bonds were
down to almost nothing, and the company
bud '(claimed on interest, to make its af
fairs ti-ore gloomy, il was paralleled from
this Miint by through lines on I oiitbern
business, hence had nothing to di hmii solid
ly upon hut I", al liusiness hence to lirrn
a.hi. The stockholders themselves took the
Initiative in negotiation for a consolidation
with the Chicago, St. latllis A New Orleans
Koad This line was lease. I to the Illinois
Central Company, which made the consoli
dation really with the latter cnmp mi
The second meeting wus by thu Chicago,
Si Louil A New Orleans ( omiiuii v, to ac
cept the consolidation and arrange the de
tails of same, which waa soon done to the
s itftfaf linn of both parties.
The third meeting was bv the consolidated
interests, ami for the purpose of pulling the
muni, i " auuirs ni ine .11 issis-ippi , n
see I oiupanv III better shaie. It was do
eided lo issue t:t.ii.um of bonds, bearing i
is-r cent inlerest, to be sold at par, the Illi
nois Central Comisiuy lo guuianlee interest
nml nrim iiutl on the issue. A decision on
this point .vas also soon reached, and in tin
nllli in ilive. Tlie claim bt made, and based
it m nt a simple inathuiiialical problem, that
tlie new issue ol n.iii. is win very tn.it. n n
beneOt the Miadssiiipl A Telinesse.' Koud,
making it "iesible for the road to earn oh t
sling exiieuses and keep its head well up, so
to sieak. It is proposed, w itn ttie-e m w
bonds, to take up the outstanding ones,
about t",liU,000, which hear M ht cent, in
terest. At I percent, the interest account
on I he bonded indebtedness will be .-.".'
perstinum less than hcrctofon'.
I iin- o.-w . . i hi, ...'.'. (ii.,.
on a tour ol imiiiirv, wasgiven to iimlersland
the Illinois Central proiaates to lay aside a
surplus fund, Imiii time to time, for tne
erection of a union isxssenger deiait. The
reporter iiuiulrrd of Vice-President and
General Manager Hurrimsn when this union
depot Is likely I'l materialise.
Win in ver your city authorities w ill drs
ignate a site on which they would like to
have it, and give us a highway to ll paved In
llrst-rlass style. " be answered.
"Hut t I. it luive tiie city authorities to do
With the sclc. lion of a site. It mil that I
matter exclusively (or the railroad cunipa
"Well, then, whenever the autliorltles
gmanuilee to give us a first-class highway to
H- ili'Kl built -tit the site we select."
Will President Haddrn please, for the
benefit of a aulicrlug nml auxiuut people,
Kick a pin in this pmmb
MUST HE OO SCOT PUB
A singular Omission In the Laws
Jim Madden telegraph, d to Sheriff Mr
Lrudon yestenlay from Chicago: "Ilsrry
Overton, who kMlcd Tom Hwearlngen, the
awitchmaii, to here. Answer what to do at
Vnder Instructions fnini Attorney -General
IVtets the Sheriff wired lo hold Overton. In
lln- meantime the Governor will be written
to for fundi to p n the expense of bringing
the piisnucr hsrk. There is no appropriation
for that ptiii-es in this Htate now, and Over
Ion will douLlless have to be released. There
an1 now no Ices than all murderers at large
llier States for humicidf committed here,
and yet for want ol funda they are uot mo-
A XT) most powerful
Ayer'a harsoparllla. Young and
old are allko benefited by Its use. For
tho eruptive die
rosea peculiar to
else U eo effective
while lie agreea
ble llavor Inakea
ll easy to admin
ister. "My little boy
bad large acmfu
lotta uleen. on hie
neck and throat
fiom which he
al tended bin but he grew continually
Worse under their eate, and everylxsly
. v I , ted he would die. I bail heard of
the remarkable enret effeeled hy Ayer'a
Harsspatllla, and derided to bate my
l'V lit II. Shortly utl. r In began to
take this medicine, the uteris com
im lire. I healing, and. after using several
hotlh-a, he waa entirely clued. He le
now as healthy and strong as anv boy
nf hie age." William F. Hought'tty.
"In May last, my youngest rblld,
fourteen months old, began lo have sorsa
gather on lit hem! aiuf laxly. We ap
pln.l t " ns s mpi, n in. iin s oh. ..i
avail. The sores Ineti aeed In nuaaber
and .lis. longed coploiislt . A pbysn Ian
waa called, fuit the e.res continued to
multiply until In a few months they
firstly i ot . red the. I .Id's I., a.l and body.
Al last we U'gan Ilia use of Ayer's Kar
aaparllla. In a fow daye a marked
change for the Is Iter waa manifest. The
son s assumed a more healthy condition,
ti... ,1,. I it.-., went gra.luallt .lllnlll
lsbe.1, and llnally ceased allogelMf.
The child It lit. Her. Its skin Is ft ether,
lid Ils appetite l-lt. r than kftVijfc
s. r.eil for tnonlhe." Frank M GrlftlB,
Long Point, Texas.
"The ( Tin uls of Avar's Harssperllla
, r. nts, fi i . hronlc disefts. s ol al l
etery kind. Hie best remedy known lo
the mrdh al world."-U. W llaon,
M. I)., Wlggs, Arkansas.
Or. J. C. Ayer Co., Lowell, Maae.
Irtrtll, tit VolttM.St. Worth aist-ttle.
FINE WATCH REPAIRING
For a good tprlng medicine we confldt ntly
reconiitietid Hood'a Barsaparllla. By Its uie
the blood la purlfliHl, enriched and vlUIIxcd.
fjer.ifula and all iilher liumora are expeueti
that tired feeling It entirely overcome, ami
the whole body given strength and vigor.
The appetite la restored and sharpened. Ihe
digestive organs are tonod, and the in -t h
flgurated. Those who have uover tried
tioulit dn sn this season. It Is a thoroughly
honest and reliable preparation, purely
vegetable, and c.inlalua no injurious Ingre
dient whatever. Thousands who have taken
It with benefit testify te in peculiar cura
" Early last spring I was very much run
down, hijd nervous headache, felt miserable
and all iwat. 1 v i- very much hcneflted by
Hood's Harsaparllla." Mhs. J. M. I At Lull
1110 Euclid Avenue, Cloveland, O.
"Hood'a Raraapaiilla cured me of blood
poison, gave me a nolile appetite, overcame
headache and dimness, so that now I am
able to work again." I t t in n Maaox, U
I'lmreh St., Lowell, Mass.
" Hood's Harsapshlla has cured me of sail
i in i. in. which I have bad (or years. I am 40
ye ns of age and my skin la Just aa ainnotli
and fair aa a piece of glass." Mils. Lilla
t'LAiih . South Nurwalk, t t.
eMbrtltitniaatsU. ajulxfurfv Prepared bT
t I IP ii ill A I'll, Asjlliecarlct. Ixtw. II. Mm.
100 Doses One Dollar
Hill, Fontaine & Co.
Cotton Factors and Wholesale Grocers
206-298 FRONT STjSEET. MEMPHIS. TENN.
HILL, FONTAINE & CO.
Cotton Factors. Commission Merchants
No. 110 80UTH MAIN ST.. ST. LOUIS. Ma
M. GAVIN & CO.
WHOLESALE GROCERS, COTTON FACTORS
AMD COMMISSION MEBOHANTSL
lS'os. 232 and 234 Front Street, Memphis, Tennessee
umnnaai anai abtd jcrrcasox.
Mr. t N. RAIN IT W votes lilt wbole Unit to Ihe ttwigbinf and aale of OOTTQB oasxelaai
to our c haras. Cotaaai WanUouee. U6 Wssluivcton etvett.
Fulmer, Thornton & Co.
No BOO 1RONT BTlUtBT.
la the Memphis Oroeery OetBs-aaj. Orders for Ooo.li prorapUj HI let, i
LUsarei Advances al Hupphse aavd Oaak msUs a taatroi Cotteev
p w. n.T.
FLY, HEREON & IIOBSON,
Wholesale Grocers and Cotton Factors.
No. 822 snd 324 Front Street Memnhls. Tenn.
W. T. wow oar..
BOWDEE BROS. & CO.
And -:- Commission -:- Merchants,
81 and 8C MADISON STRUCT. MEMPHIS TENN.
NOS. 30a and 30 FRONT ST., MEMPHIS, TENN.
, LadlM will find Delicious Hot
LADIES' LUNCH sSf3
' FLOYD & MOONEY'8,
No. 27B and 281 Main Street.
ORDERS SOLICITED. MULFORD'S
MULFORD FOR WEDDING RINGS,
Tim rate? lexann for the marvelous succesa
of Ilnnd's Btin.iparilla l found In the artlela
I e rM thai wlats, and Uie fact
' ; I jrsaparllla uctually accorn.
I . ttirat Is claimed for It, la wbat baa
ptlMxl lu firm and coniuiilly tncreaatug
I ,iUuKiii the confidence of the people. From
a small tiegltinuiK Bel in icn years won us
way to the trout, detplto the most powerful
opposition. Nothing but recognized merit,
assisted by skillful, original ami honeat ad
vertising, has given Hood's Barsaparllla the
largest sale and made It the medicine first in
tlie confidence of our countrymen.
"I have been troubled for many yeara
with violent headache. Hood'a Barsaparllla
did me so much k.hh! that I am almost wholly
cured. I earnestly recommend 11 to all w ho
suffer with headaches." MM. E. BATCUsXL,
Oates Avcaue, Ilrooklyu, N. Y.
"For years at irregular Intervale In all
seasons, I filtered the Inlnrable burning and
Itching of Id. nol poisoning by Ivy. It would
break out on my legs. In my throat and eyea.
Lnat spring I took Hood's Harsaparllla, at a
IiI.ksI purifier, with no thought of It aa a
special remedy for Ivy poisoning, but H has
fff.-cled a permanent and thorough cure."
Cuvis T. mn i r. Wentworlh, N. H.
N. n De sure to get Ilood'i Barsaparllla. Il
Hands Santptrtltt la Mild hy dranUtt ft ; tlx
for fa. Prepared by C. I. Hood Co.. Ixisrell.tttSS,
100 Dosos One Dollar
B. P. HOWM'.R.