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Absolute Closing Auction Sale of the Ml ACHAM FORT PICKERING
SUBDIVISION WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 1889, at hi A.M.
This property is high, well drained anil healthy; has Graveled Streets, Gas
and Water and near Street Car Line, and within one block of the
projected Motor Line and the terminus of the licit Line.
ii7 Choice Lots and 1 Elegant Residence Unsold, which will be closed
without limit or reservation to the highest bidder.
Fine Dinner. Music by Arnold's Brass Band. Take Shelby Street Car
Line or Free Busses, Corner Main and Madison Streets,
from 10 to 11 A.M.
, One-Tenth Cash, Balance 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Years, 6 Per Cent interest
Discount tor Cash. Title Perfect. Everybody Invited to Attend.
T. J. v1cCARTHY & CO., Auctioneers.
THE OLD MEXICAN WHEEL
AN INTERESTING STORY TOLD BY A
UENTLEMAN FROM TBXAS.
How Frolght Was Moved Along the Bor
der In the Daya Before Railroads
The Cruelty to Oxen Amor
"Your city nniiiulti me aomewlint of my
W(," said au ohl gentleman yesterday to
an Ai'I'kai. Naartffc
"How is that.'"
"Wi ll, where I live, In Florrsvillc, Tex.,
nml nil through that rnuutry ymi ran 'i
wheel layint uroitiiil. Your vehicle ure
broken ly the nutK'lt iiavi incuts; uuri have a
tliflcrrnt Mory to tell."
"Fast drivliiK atiiii the yotiuK blocls?"
ventureil the rriHirtcr.
"Oh, 110! Seeing no many broken vehicle!
rctiiiinlt.il i ue if home, but the SMM nr0
wholly iliftcrcnt. lletwren San Antonio nml
the coast along the old wagon trail, the eye
In often uttractcil by huge, clumsy, wooden
wheels lay 1 lie half hitl'len hi the gran;
sometimes partially burned, sometimes par
tially buricl in the earth, but always bear
ing the marl., of the knife that severed
their fn.'-U-iiiiipi. These wheels are about
live feet in diameter, coiiim.c. of live lay
ers of wood lniil BUM MHfe other ami bound
together Iii inly with niwhijc thongs. No
i'-.ii or 11.. I- ..I i ; 1 ( n-e I iii II ir con
miction. The layers of wood Ml
laid MOB each otiier, bobs were boreil
thn uch iIm in ut 1 o."T 1 1 and
through this.1 hole, w.is pulled with great
lorce a lli.'iigof wet rawhide stretehed to its
utmost tctiHoii. There was. much lacing timl
linrging DUQN I ho piece. Were thinly held
ii. place, but once OOtUplclr uud dried in the
sun, it came as near being a piece of physi
cal Immortality as it Is possible for human
hatio to m ike. The lucky owner of a pair
of wlnvls wus li.ol.cil upon us having ae
rumulsted niiite a comp. icncy, when I was
boy. It was when Mexicans did all the
freighting with lh' ir black wheel carts. The
twenty or more yoke of oxen that were re
oilirvd to null a wiir of wli.vl. Were cs-
tci null of little Millie In those days. Ilxeu
Krew and wheels bud to be made with the
most primitive tools, which I assure you
meant much work. The wheels were at
tached to the stout framework of the carl
that st upon a boi d ure axle of immense
proportions. It was a clumsy, IIIIiiik.ii.
roughly constrticl.il real) Ic, but when, after
tedious mouths of labor, it was eumplried,
the owner thereof and his swarthy
family had forever more a ataathod
ami menus of gaining a livi-llhoml -to
them a luxuriant livelihood I lie
ov 11 n-. 'I were fiH' . .1 to pull In Ho boms,
which was all very wcll.fur all excepting the
wheel steers. TIh-sc la ler had a dreary nine
of it. The cart would I a piled with n nt-
alns of Ireiglit. and in going down bill
almost the entire weight of the cart fell
upon the animals' hopis, crushing their
head to the ground, in Im b Isisitn.u Ibey
arrived at the I I the hill very often
minus an rye, an ear or great patches of skin
from their jn Tin- vr brutes would
in, .on in agony, but tin Mexican would ui
plv bis goad and fori . Ibeiu along. In as
ccndllig hill it wus less .hill, nil on the
wheel iteers, unless the great bmnd wheels
should U ome I. .Mined in the mud, n tub r
ina a halt iniavolilalde. Then tin- ex rienre
of uoiiig ilown hill would In- dinmetricnllv
reversrd. As soon as the strain of the front
atsers became slackened the weight of the
rnnin Would raise the tongue of the curl
iilti.'.-i in the inriK'miiciilar. and with it.
ham.'tuu bv their le a la. Would Imi elevated
the shel l strep. W .tie his patient animals
i re ilanglinu It air Hi urin-r, Willi
decorous stolidity, would l i-urely roll a
cigarette into a i-ornshm k wrapper, light II
ami. after sending a Infiltrated clotirl from
his nostrils, goad Tils animals along.
"Fr 1'ift Ijivuicii to Isan Antonio, the
gnal distributing point at that lime lor a
terrilorv gnnii r than the V w Kngl I
Htiile. on to New and old Me i o over h.lls,
through pruirie mud. through streams,
guli ins. army, barrsmas and swamps, a
coloiiv of these corts would steal along, each
Kii,t i,. -s v.lns-1 emtlltiig an a., n nig
si.. . for grease or other lubricant that
Ii, t. 1 met. h-nlnl. 111. iking a eoiicert of son
orous horrors, as though leu thousand de
nions were bol.ll.ii It gh nml hld.xms carni
val. To ke. pno tug a lit lie each day nns
all that tin u m an rami for. His fund . ,..1
little, his oxen fil on the grass, he hod
rtnrale a'ong Ibe route in which to tuke
refuge from the Indian, hi famih t It I
In. n Is wen' w ith him and lime Wua not a
la. I..r. He would deliver Ills goods soma
tun. -any lime, and if delate I a week or
more by such a trilling inletiuptlnn as the
mlt -nl of a yoiiihiul pairiot, the tarsi sn
led tiulil prixh no permuted nsin g
KM loiirney. Thus the Me cell freighter
livi d ai d nioi 1 d.
Au iinltit kv star led the A met lean Into
t! 11. try. lie saw at a glance that there
Wl now v in it, and i ntend the freighting
1 , id He a - army wagons nml
1. oil., he urease. I lib wugoitt and fed Ins
mdes rol 11 be h ft his f.imil V at h. and
live n gwl only one man 10 the wagon and
twehe mules. Ills wheels were mum and
sank deep In the armyas. but M bridged
them. He threw a few logs Into a lag.n,
. n.-id 1,1. w. l- ,i,s 1.11 Ibis iinnr iviM-d bridge,
ami savisj 11 circuitous haul; hills that were
.t .ei, I... i.ru.lii nn. Ill evrrv way wa nut
irii.i.inu bis slosereomiM-lilor. Ill fci In it
.-J ,....1 , i.,.iil . ..lilll: I resulted. Tin-
-it, il, 4 1111 ri. Mti went B St.-1 further Ho
idded twelve more mules to his ti um. hitched
srioml wai-oii on behind, and in tin mm
ner lllerally emwded Ibe Mexican cart out
sf the li.de (skirmishes ensued. Mules
sould he sn.l.n and sent away;
American wagons would he dismantled;
freighters would be tired on from ambush;
hnnd to hand tights to (he death
resulted until a miniature war wit in pro
(tress. Individuals were engaged in il but it
was not u war of individuals. Two distinct
and dissimilar civilixatioiis had met and
clashed. The open wheel, or American
progress, opposed the block wheel, or
Mexican Inertness. It was a hntlle wherein
the actors were pigmies as couiiared to the
conditions at issue which were the real con
testants. II was u bitter liidit ami the un
dent civilization was vaniUishcd. The for
cighcrs wet,- -hoi down or htttig to limbs
with their own lariats. Wagmm were either
DUfned or the IIioiilh that held the cnmiios
ile wheels logeilier wen1 severed; a lis al war
was proclaimed uud the tiovcrnor of Texas
sent troops to ijucll the disturbanee Mexl-
uui prejudioa or cupidity, tor a long time tn
lanui'il mercbanta to order their goods
shipiH'd by block wheels, hut t tie put rolls of
the American 'fast frelghl' MMBpaJM them
to desist. The block wheel and the ox had
to cross the Kin tirande where the
former still startles ss.ple with its
shrieks as It luinb'-rs by isolated
but or hacienda. It is being driyn farther
ami further into the interior by American
railroads and American wagons, and soon,
even in the land of lios y lile rtad, it will
be, uj it is In Texas, only' a eltimy By nn ry
The old w heels are still there ami will re
main, and every time I we a lot of I. mien
down wu,ims it remin is me of the old Mex
ican carls fital I used to plav urouml and
have my mustang become frightened nt
long ago. Kv the by, her' it's train time and
I BUM lie otT." And he stnrtid back to the
southern border of the big Slate.
JOHN BRIOHl'S FUUBKAL.
Ho la Burled With the Same Simplicity
That Murlced Ml Life.
IxnoM, March 3d. The funeral of John
Kright look place tislay. t'mwils of people
lined the route of the proees.,i,.ii fmin tin-
Ash, Mr. Krighi's lute reeideuee near Ibs h-
lale. to thecemelcry. Among those prisent
wen- IU. Hon. Joseph f 'hamberlain, p'ir Wil
feed Lawson. Mr. Jesse t 'idlings, Mr. Arnold
Morley, Mr. Win. Mathliunc ami tun. H.
I.vn.leeb (lanliner, ('. 11, Kiiterry In Onli-
nary to (uceu Victoria wu r.pi.-euic.i
Her Majesty. A numU-r of deputations
headed the procr-inn. Kifteen i tit i . -
containing mourner followed lliebe.i,-e
Kiuht of Mr. Kriglil's workineii carried tin:
collin to the In arse and fiom the hearse to
the grave. When the c.llin was deposited
in Ibe irrave tin m nine i g ttle ie I arotin l
in silent meditation, according to custom of
the iJuakcis. to wiileh t Mr. Bright he-
long. . I. The Hean of Founders l ollego
nflerwanl delivered an oranoii. He sp-.kc
of Mr. Kright s a man of great simplicity
who did not attribute his talents to Ids own
efToris. but considered them gifts from liod.
Four wreaths remained on tin" collin when
il was lowered Into the grave, line wus
sent from lliurrllx by Uiieeii Viiioriu. At
taclnsl to it was her Map -tj s autograph
Another wus from the rrinio and I'ri n
of Wales, with a card licaring the wonl
"Asa mark of resect." Tlic thinl wus
ft Mr. Krighi's work people, and the
fourth from Miss IoIhIcii. Attached to
Miss Cobden's wreath was a canl Inscribed:
"In loving memory of my father's best
lltlMT odors from Bplre Islands,
Wafted by the tropic breeat;
HouHlntit In healthful fragrance
Cannot lie surpassed by these.
T . t'i It whitens, purifies;
You will use it if you're wise.
.... i. - mil.
I'lTTsi'i so, I'a , March . The new pub
lic library at llraddotk, I'a.. built by An.
drew Carnegie, the Iron and steel king, at
a cost of Iliai.Utln, was formally turned owr
to the citisens of that place tislay. the
CXcrrls n were eliliM.rate. aim wen- mrni:i-
sited in bv all the workmen al the hdgar
rii.iini.soii steel works. Mr. Carnegie pp..
tented the building to the - niie of Kr.id-
b k in one of tils characteristic auiin-svs.
and al ila conclusion he was accorded a
I'ais from Indigestion. tMMfjaal, and too
henrlv eating Is r. Inncd al nine by l iking
one Carter's Little Mvcr Kills immediately
after dinner. Hou't forget this.
lonnllai Inlrrasl Hrsenue klaiw.
Wsiiisi.tos. March 3d The Trrnstiry
committer apMilnled In count the Internal
revenue .tamps in Ihe Kurcau of Internal
lb-venue completed ita work Usl.iy. The
i ...nit wns made nei essary by the transfer of
Ihe bureau from I oininl-sioiirr Miller 10
Commissioner Mason. Two htimln d inillloii
stamps, to the alue ol as.i.'IOIMsm. were
roi.nleil, ami every iciu was nci oiiiin u lor
and the ttams were found to be in good
A nasins sienss
Of health and tln tiglb renewed, and of e.i.e
and romfort, follows the use of Hyrtip of
Figs, ss il acts In harmony with nature to
efleriiia: ly cleanse the system when costive or
bilious. For sale In 50 cent and (1.00 bottles
by all leading drugvista.
Tlie Hon. Carroll I). Wright. Commissioner
of l.ahor, has been designated as a vice
president of honor and also as a aseeabaV of
the Committee of I'otronage of the Interna
tional Congress on Profit Sharing, to be held
in Paris in July next during the exposition.
I'll ' I !..' lo
Mrs Wlnslim'i Nsithltig Mrruii slniuM slwarsbe
n i1 d.r i hlMrsn lis ililtig It sisillie Die child
M.ltrtis the viiins, kIIk). sll pain, euros wln't mile,
sad Is tlie best rcuusl) lor diarrhea, is.' a Isitlle.
Inafaatnumhernf cases, with defi OUve netlon
nt the Mlonincli, liver anil llon.'ls, wot Ii itetis-t
tills Ihe blisst with Uwipotaua anil ms-,m or
decay. These take real In t he luuh-s, prvluiiag
tubuicles (tittle tubers) which
EAT AWAY THE LUP.GS.
Dr. J. II. Mrlirnek's gnat Ji'ss.rrg la
was iliul by tuw of Lis
he i-orreetnt the faults cf aeeretlrm ntil n-ttrl-tlon.
rtpi'insl nii'l n'.ieive t 1 1 " tuii i t
tic luiigsaii I cleaiisl It.. I .I".. I in, r r
fttir y irs n ting en this theory i t esus and
treuUat ut be boa Ca tlnvusuuui of can provisl
CAM BE CURED,
JIK.ISI III V H'sl IlooU nn Censusiellnn.
ier iuii ilnl i. ml l',.i " i lite.
UB. t. If. BCUtM K k Mast rhlli l.lt Ma. Pa.
It Ills cres.1 men i. . w , , il.et.i.s:.. to
make the world l.rlx'htrr. Hapoll.i Is a r-nlld
eake o Keouitiii: tksp used fur all ieaintif
Lust to sham Is thst woman who take
ci prl le In her rr titatlmi, who i!is not
C-ve to owii a 9od tuune fur tin ill and
cleanliness. If love for other u!d not
tiruiant a wile and mother In ker . a ttdv
nun-., unit a bright, rlet.ii kltehi n. a revsrd
tor lesrsortal tlinilll K III soririv i.e. 'il to
leaeli her to Use Itais.hn In sll her huuso
clcnltig wurk. At ufl giine's.
s si-' !- !
MRS. K. A. SLOAN
TflP 1 P 300x386 Fceti
aj v,'I Oi. Vl-lv extending from
Jl Wright avenue on the cast to LaRosc
street on Uic west, and known as the Judge
Wright place. This property is handsomely
improved The house, a two-story brick of nine
rooms, together with stables, carriage-house and
servants' rooms, in thofpugh repair. The im
proveinents arc lUlTOUnded ami faced by a beau
tiful lawn and grove of forest trees. Convenient
to street cars. Retired and delightful residence
property; away from the heat ami dust of the
city yet within the city limits. If not sold as a
whole within next twenty days this property will
be subdivided and sold at auction. Go and in
spect property. Take Hernando streetcar line,
or the Second street green line cars.
ALLIiN & FINLl-V, 16 Madison St
Wo havo piu-chaaoel tho ontlto bualner.a n.-l good will of J A.
FOtfRElbT tfc CO., who I ave teon at tho huad of tha Bale, Oo n
n..s.ri on 111 1 P." il bu .1 oh Iii M n. plii 1 f.r tho jmat twonty-llvo
yoare. Hie l u Inean mon of Mi'mpliU and trlnrlnlty, antl pla itora
ttom thti ratroundlOaT country, will find It to their tntoro.t to pat-
ronizo our firm.
61 to 73 Monroe Street Memphis.
N. B. Liberal ad van oat roado on oonalgnmonto of Stook, and
ahlppltttf htmliii-na -olli-l'ed.
LOOK IIHRH ! FOR SALK.
Preparaloty to removlne, to their new location on Union
Stteet, that very desirable location and leaaeho'd, jt) to
319 Second 8tteet, now occupied by the Lilly Cattlage
Company. I offered foi aale, a ther at an entitety 01 iub
divided. An examination of the premiere la Invited. Call
al the olhce.
MONEY TO LOAN
Mint if rj, Ir.- MsVlii. PIMM Tilinmlne;,
in si is 11 in mi rtuvti ,
N.t IM list 1 M" ,ni,.;,l., Ivan,
Ha. SOU MAIM NTUKIT, tirMPIIta, Tmtf,
IMPROVED PLANTATIONS IN MIS ARK. and LOUISIANA
We Make Loana All Principal Payable In FIVK Yeara, with Interest payable at
nd of each year. Or, on KIVK-YEAK Partial Payment plan, by which Ihe bor
rower cen psy hie loar w thoul rawing too heavl y on one crop. O.ia advantage
alluded la that all sett emer.taare made at the Mrmphla office and can have the
personal attention ol the buiiowei.
Colonial and United Stales Mortgage Co.
N. F. LaMASt 'l t, Manger. 2)1 Miia St. M m ihis. Tian.
R. L Cochran &l Co.
. - m a
j MlMPHIsJ. Tr.NN
.', Tie K'nr t Mall Beverage and
T Hi' lor Inval'da, Convaleicenla and
Nutslng Me hen.
lponis ss-1 I !' I" Oans, AmssMltleat
nilili'I 1.. kU. llulldsre' llsr-lwnre,
?!erV, ii.it. a ..I A-.-u..x.ri b, l!,,uu
to9m AJwar aa UaaA
8t WMBM l"f Tn Wa.KLr Ari-axu
SAW AND PLAN1NO MILL, NAVY-YAHD.
Doors, Sash, Blinds, Molding, Lumber,
Lath and Shmglos. Flooring. Celling nnd Cadar Post.
memfhis, - - - - TEinsr.
Ir - 'i-
v s -v
SKM' mil 1 ATALOUfi
It. U CH AIQ a 00 , Mr m-'miu, t inh.
Mullins & Yonge,
Cotton Factors and Commission Mcrcha:i's
No. 370 Front Street, Memphis. Tenn.
FOR THE SALE OF ALL KINDS OF COUNTRY PRODUCE-
2 10 FKONT BKHHEIT, .... MEMPHIS. T2NN.
e If I 1 I It I -1 ms f.ss. lt' I I IM a ' I" A On 'a
rime J I. lv 1'n". i: I. V,..j..an V I'm P V. Me ... hi, fen. .Tr . W.PIillis Hg
'J-1 I 10 M RM I'll tn
ONE STAVE BARREL AND MANUFACTURING COMPANY.
OFFICE: NO. 4 MADU
Soda A Null Kaga.
Isnra .as 14,
- MEMPHIS, TENN.
COSY. GENTEEL. FIRST-CLASS.
THIS MODEL REST U R LNT I i M KMPH1 Bk
We Invite the ratr.'iiaK" ul All U A:ri'i'lale llual I. .unit.
FOB GENTLEMEN AND LA. Ol KB. OPI N DAY AND NIGHT
111 BRALB hTKBBT.
M ALONE, CHAPMAN & ELDER
II ATS, CAPS AND STRAW QOODS
LADIES' TRIMMED HATS,
aaa main aTnagr. :M"MT Ti
iir.i ji a .Tas run -to riiie-
CORRUGATED IRON 8IDINQ! MERCHANTS OF MEMPHIS.
AND 1HON l.OOKINa.
WF. WILL PILL ORDinj FOf.
AS LOW AND AS GOOD
AS ANV HOUSE IN AMERICA
KO. flTfJMBOOKn 8'R3T.
he Hint VYatwneat Llajlitalaa r.ur.
HmI'mI. I .r m., klii'l. wf tiull.llatfa rit .slid
rsi ae '.i is. 'in) rsteseeil uraitilrs
MKMI'llli METAL WOOD Mr 0 CO.,
ho. I is .1 el tai Main I aU'l .'I A il Mulinriry st
II' ,..,.i.iU'i. f.ic l run rime a n.t i rest I n Ual
Vault. I Ir.b t mtilei', ssn H'-.issnJ .'io.es
1. F. HOLST & BRO.
IsucSMun B 1- U IIOLflT A "HOI
I- CJNEKAL DIRECTORS
11. VK KK.U.RU TO
No. 330 1-2 8.cosd St.. Momohl.
KmSiS .t.f i i."
Miili Tit ' " '
E3firrZu'X atoBOffflM lortha Memnhla Waaklr
A f ill BIT
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....... .ahaaA oiu.rs u. uinraaa Appeal II per yeir
HENRY LOEBS NEW STEAM LAUNDRY
BiiI-wT3 2LJ3JhJ TO ORJDHJT,
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