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THE MEMPIIIS APPEAL: FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 1889,
Wahinoto, April 4, IStt.
For Mlalsslppl-Flr, warmer, southerly
ArkMuM. MiatourL Teuno snd
Kf ntueky-Falr, bltihcr temperature, wind shift-
lug to aoutberly.
WAS PXrAHTalKKT V. A- 8.I1MAL J"- I
aUxiiiia, Xeiin.. April t, ISM). J
TMh Mcr. Tliri. Jr. Toinn. Hum
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llnxlmum temperature. 06 niliilintim tempera
ture, 47"; rainfall, 0.00. Blver At 6 p m., 17.2 Kit;
cluiiitre in twenty-four boiin, 0.4.
HIE UEMPIIIS APPEAL.
TKHMS OF BL' HSCRIPTIOM.
On year. HO 00 1 Three month fl M
blx inmlln...... 6 W I r 1 00
On jf 1 ou HI x niontli. .- V
On year I S W I Htx month! II 00
IMIAT AND WKKKI.T.
On year..... ............. wW W
to rosTmni'Tona and currkspoxpf.stb.
WS tullcn lettcn Alii couiniunlcalloui upon auh
Jcrtnofirencnil Inlcrut, bulauUi wiiliv;bc
arrrnninlxl hjr Iho nam nd addrraa ill tho
wrtlir. m i Rtiarniitc ol hit good Inllh and re
ioiilbllily. No notice can be taken of anony
tonimnnlcallnna for publication mint he written
on aide ol Ih puiin only, And, wllh 11 other
null online, ted will) Iheodlu.rlaldfpurtineut,
ihnuld be a,l,lrcacd: To tho fcdllor ol The Ap
prl, Momphle, Tenn.
Wr cannot, rule, undertake to return artlclot
nut lnund lululile Inr publication.
OUR NKW YliUK OIFICE
fattem offliw ol TIIK A1TKAI., No. I Trlhiine
Pulldln,. New York. I. K. Vab bonn, Si 11
Receipts yiatcr.lay worn only 470 bnlo.
nirliil ll bale 'or ssme day ,ttl ',',,r-
Hili'A, i"n bules, of which 1,130 to exporters
anil remainder to aplnnrrs. Tbw local mar
kit win advanced 1-I0o and closed nrm
Middling Was murked tip to 10c, flKUro It
illil nnt n-mdi lnit aiin until July 11; on
Mini? dny Wt wuin It wu ninitcd nt l?c,
(Innht ningliiR from low mldillliin up lire In
ili'initnd l from 1-l'ic U !' aUovo iilota
tiin lull IIhtc U not murli low eollnii In
riLirki't ontnlle uf inlird nd dutli Thf
nri'ipM pIiii S.'.i nilHT 1 ri now ffltt.OIlii
balrA. or wllliin 7.I7D 1aI r ,ii,i imiM.
Tim tolul nii lil for tli .n-rtil w"'n. It
( rttimili'd, w 111 ri'Hrb l Iriwl 7.H),m) lmlr,
orhoiit Mr'.ooil l ulin iniiro llitin liial x-ti-oii.
Tlir rU k mi IihikI l Ix lnjr rupidly ri'cliii'i-il,
It now n ( it ( t iia; to V. 1-'" lmlr uliit
8). .';!) IuiIps uii iuiihi day luit year. HHit
rotlon dox'd lino nt Ni w OiIimiii nl nn ud
vaiic'C of 1 I , II nn nl 1 I'M ndvanrc nt
MrrxMi and iinirl and ilraily at Krw York.
Future adviiiiii'd S to S poinu, rlolnn firm
at Nrw Orli-nn, iiuli-l and Uiidy and up 1
jxiliil at UvrrMil, nnd al Now York Airily
at an advance of 2 to i oitii4. l'ort rvrt'lpii
yrMrrdny itrrv VTI3 or l.lr.'t lmlr In rr-
uf nvi'lpla or. miiiv lny lat yir.
rniDAr, i i i i i ApniL o. nn
TtlKlFFICI OP It h SI Alt SM AS
ami' of unn ii ash i. r;
Tiik Al'i'KAL, It will Iw remumlHirod by
lis rcadcni, auvuinrd tliu luid t pri pari'd
by tho Tnxing l'mtrict t'otiiiniMioiicru nnd
w lii. lt tlioy prt'M'iilrd to tliu U'A'iAlNtnio
for ils iinvpliiiii-o nnd pMit'), nnd uo
drpn-cnled any inU-rfeimice by ny mip
Willi this budp't under any prcli'iire nhnt
ever (or tho good and siiMHi'iit n nnoii tlml
it la ma lo the duty ol tho I'oiiimi'ilouura,
tiigother Willi th h-ads id nMLiln dopail
mi'tita, to prrpani and r'xirt tliu l iid.i l,
and IxH-jiiiNe tliry are rtponiildo lor
It and lor the outlays and es
pennc wlilill It rrptrnniitrd. Wo
di'pierntiil any Intrriurvnre, ovon
by llm CitiK-na' Cotnmilte) and Biitfintiiil
thnt the xiilo hud an opportunity to on
euro reiliirlmns Inloro Ilia lniili wan
made up and while the CoiiiiuiMioiirr
were eonaiderinif its M-verul lloiua. Vn
held and stilt Udieve that the biid(i-t onre
ct Ixdoro the Ix'it'mlutitro should not
be tnmiH-rvil with, as surli lainix'r-
I n it w.u lialdo to operntri iliiAlMiiily
aiiiiwt some one or all of tho
dor1meiiut of Ilia Tti'tug 1'inlrirt
Uovrrniiii'iit lor til rvnwin wo
ri'nrdi'd tho Iniro lucli.oi of the (Mlum
bill jcrriminj; the pay of Ilia Niliro an )
Cr.'lnoll as ilo'ihllul inennunv let we
hoped, anxious as we wera to the
tncmliris ol tlii'KO ilcpiirtmrnU bidler
paid, thnt the OomiiiHyloticni would bo
side to nifi t tho draft this bill made on
the Kntrict Trvnmuy witlmut ruttitidoW'ii
tho (ont. Vo lio,l, and so Atalod that
It mllit le lin t out of tlm satury, rluliiiR
and xirnHfl fun. I, but the ('otiiiulv loi.rrs
a) not. Andiheyoiiylittokuow. Tlipri-snlt
latUit Mr. Ikllnm and Mr. P.ivU liav
ii'ni d'd lii compelling the reduction ol
the police forea by four and the lire do-
artturnt by sis, and the reduction of ev
vrnl ofliversto lower gritilcs wIMi, id rourwi,
bus ny. With tho budget cut down Imiii
JilV) to f.'..'lo nnd thn pay ol tie pollcu-
men and firemen iiirrvwu-d, the Cut mil
sioiiei any tlo y c.innot emidoy ciipluins of
polico or an AwiMant Chid of the
Tiro IVpartmi'Ut, and Ihry tiiunt (lis
ponce with four pulrolnien and iclioi'
Uii Cre force by six lueii. T
is the result of lbs mlwhiovoui willlul
nea or lnotanreol tho sUtcamen who rn
ginecnil the bill through lnrrelni( the
aslaries of lift nien of the two Jopsrtuicnts,
many of whom aroUxlay no doubt bitterly
cun'ng such lolly. Itul this Is not all
Tho Underwriters liav only born walling
to see what the l-cglnUtur would
do as to an lnrreoe ol the Fire
Pepartnwnt before di'trrmluiiig their
rates for the next two year. The
risks they cirry are enormous snd are
greatly enbsnrrd 1 y a very limited and
badly located fire force. In behalf not
merely of thptnjelvea, butof llieuierratilile
and general Interests ol tho xilo, thoy
bid liopod the fire deiartmcnt Would be
Increased by the addition ol al least two
comaiilea. This increaae was necconary,
as wss made apparent by a special per
iu Tux ArcsAL, end should liave been
made. But inatoad of Hint we are
to have t decrease of the force
and a consequent Impalrmont of lit
strong tb and capacity. The result ennnot
tail to bo an lncroaso of the rates of insur
ance, and nt the first groat fire, such a ono
as tho burning of the Nooly Mock on
Muln street or of the Irving J'.lock on
Court Squaro, to bo disastrous to an alarm
ing degree. Our firemen can do as much
ns other mon undur similar circumstances,
but no more. The situation is, there
fore, anything but encouraging. It i bad
ns bnd can bo for tho dischnrgod flrcmon
nnd iiollcomen. but by-aiul-by it may bo
very much worse for the whole body of
A ritETENTlOVS "WHO- WHO!"
Jhf ChnrUlon AVi nod dttirlrr at 1 11 mm aa tho
loAderaini eenir nl the pumocrKtlo pnjf. That
DiinvrainunliiitlrexiilAlna how tho imrly ha out-
drown Hit platlorm ol IkhI In IU "mn li of prng-
n." rpoa that plnllorm the parly wiu virion-
OUA, rarrjrlng Now York, New JerMiy, Conni'tlent
and ludlnna. Wllh TA A' iK 0rtrr plat
form the party waa rk-lnaUHl. tioilns two rawntlal
Hutu In the eleatorid Tot. The triumphal tour ol
lH'iuocraey In which It awept hy the old cloth" ol
HI kl Wmamall aad too plain, ended in frlci. I lie
new clothliif waa too pn'ti'iwtom. ttovld lon-d
hluiM'll alluld wllh the nuoadve armor nl baul, and
mm out aa liavhla always do with Audi Ot'illog
Tl Vhrmttc't atlcmptpd to aun3t a dllrcrent
policy. AtUT tho St Loiiti Conrcntlon woilld not
olt'ur any oli-Ucle to party sumoiaa, hut ulnnltled
to the wlllol the majority and louxht tor the cen
dlilnie and Hi mutit. Hut before Uie Urn waa
In A I up, and alnoe ilclcal baa bucu tiLUInvd. we
ireweil the polut ujou which, In our opinion, the
The CharlcAlon .Vru'i mi-f Ciurirf iliotild ce that
the "triumphal march" In which Huiuncracy
Ignored the anna which bad given It victory t
lure, wane Iiincral prueculon. Wo nut arid the
larva Kith "the hrnan ttmU and tough bull hldu,"
nnd Biarclied wllh barrd brraaU to Ih enemy.
Democracy waa dcleaUMl, bill baa urvlviit. It will
not mako the name niltnke a nund tlm. "1 he
nmn h ol pnni" will lio moro carelnlly mad.
The lender who carried ua lmy In tw a 111 lint
dicta the new flcllveraiuii. The "Krcnt who-
whoa" miiil llnd new credential! and Rlvn In their
alliKlaiice to oiiniler laillllea, or llielr lend will I hi
l hnlleitfed Slid their llllllKlieu lollelliil.-lli7u...
Wluilevor the pretimtiouwions of Tlit
.Nrici nml Gmri.T nmv lo in Ihoeyosor
estimation of Tht Clmmicli1, it is certain
thnt that journal is today iu full sympathy
w ith Hie JVinocr.iIic party und is a fair and
just exjHiucnt of tho piirlii-uhir ami special
iloK'tna of lurid" reform mi which the next
pnwideutiul canvsMd in to be made, l'rom
every Ktuto in tho I'tiion tho ilemaiul bus
gone up to tho loaders thnt the hatllo is to
bo fought on thai line. l'ihtiiig fur that
primiplo Cleveland In ISHH weeived a
majority of more than lldi.OOO ol the pop
tilar vote of the United Btitlea, and bn
would have bad the electoral vote but for
tho shameh'SN corruption In Indiana nnd
New York by which Iho electoral votes ol
thorn) Slates were aeeined for the lirpub
licnn enndidslo for the Pnwldciicy. Tliis
is oHNily to be seen in tho fact thnt the
iN'iuoenillc candidate lor Govormr was
elected in tho latter Stain anil a gain was
in a. lo lii ll.u nniulier of lU iiKM'raiio Coil-
iu the former. Mr. Cleveland
was sold out In Indiuna and In New
York, and principles or policies had
nothing to do with tho loss of tliu electoral
vote of Ihorio Niab-s. In Indiana Har
rison's plurulity waa only 2,:ilS, snd Jit
to Democrats wcurod a majority in both
iiniiclics of tlm l-egmlulurc, ami in Mw l
oik lliuri.Ws plurality was only n.lHl2,
hereastlov. Hill's plurality was 1U.171.
t Is because ol these flgttica lhat the K-m- I
J. , ,. l .1 I
. t tidicvo that they
CAO will by a decided majority In l'.'-' on I
. ,..i,r ( ..I,.il.. And tl.at ..II Im
the platform. In every Male JohVniutiiun
societies v I icing formed with that view;
they are being oranlxod with a distinctive
ptirHsw) to coiiiiiiiio tho woik ol educating
the inasaes in Iree trade and in opposition
lo protection and the abuses that grow out
of it. TAif llronnU niieht as Well make
ttp its lllllld to this, Slid full into line grwe-
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Illliy till. li-llliFilin; -iiiij la iw -....
ol (n-e trade, an I it looks to t.iritf reform
ss a step in that direction.
Tns .Vi m 1 ov- llrrtJd is sulhorily (or tho
BtiitciiM-ul thnt the Pi widen t Intends lo
boycott the Iti'puhllcnn Sennlors who
Voted sgtiinat llalatcad's coiillrmatinn.
'Ho I. u. Intimated to his trieuds that the
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liepili.lM-sil rvnaiors w ng vou-.i nK:iuiai
Murat Ilalstcad laat WiH'k W.U las reiliem-
I al 1... . . . I,i .... a. . ui ..
bered and their recommendations lo ulllc
l.ko, ,.,v,n raiber csdly. The Inwlden.
H-.i .... ,.. . j r " ,
ho ia not at all pl. aa.-d with tho bclligvr-
enl spirit they displayed, lie holds that
l.l. .I.....l In .111.. tra Ilia I1nli.ii..li.,n
niter the lirnl day's lim'iiion was au cut-
ph-ilic Holler, lhat he wanted It confirmed,
and tliiawi K-iialora who perailod in voting
arinst ciHiflrmalion were guilty of a s-ri-
otia bn- u-h of party diw-ipllne. Not only
thooe who voted in the tie-nlivo, but iIi.hhi
ahorefuaed lo Vote, will go oil tliu black
llsL" II ibis provestrucil mark the lfin-
ning of a very pietty con toil, lu which the
rhatuvs for success aro alniul even.
Tut JVwi 'o Culluilif Journal liidorv
John Boyle iVIU-illy, the pltiot,HH t and
Journalist, lor president of tho Iriah Na-
tloiiHl league, to take the piece of John
Fitgcrald, who will not allow his name to
j before tho Philadelphia convention lor
re election. Mr. O Koilly I Iho man lor
tho place. As 1 ht Jumn.tl aavs: "His
voice and Hin are continually utilised for
the aiiielioralion of his otiip-SMd eouulry
men, and thoir great iulbieiicc is fully ap
preciated. He belongs to no rings, la con
trolled by nn rliquos, and should not be
aiiWgouitcd from any quarter."
t i . i - - xs
Tux J.iiiU Hfk CntHU, in view of the ad
journment ol tlio iuislsiure, enumerates
among Uie moat 'important of ita nets
the creation of the Bureau of Agriculture,
Minos snd Maiiufiu lunwi. the extenalon of
Uie ceoWiial survey, the Increaso ol the
Uiouilicmhip ol lh Supreme Ct-frt and the
apiaiiulmeut id an I ni.cctor of Couvlcla."
But it (ailed "Id make any Improvement
in tlm election law. in the penitentiary
svstein and in the submission of soma to
much needed constitutional amendments,
snd each of those tailures carries popular
disappoiutmont with it,"
Mr. Parsons, of Virginia, and Mr. Bod
den, of Alabama, havo arranged for the
organization of a Foutliorn l rotoctive
Tariff League at Clialuinooga in way noxi.
The AVu, 1'ert W- hail, this a. the on-
isirlnir unili'o in bronkinir tip the BoliJ
""B " -
Bouth, and though it iteell is opposod lo
protection, it "bails this movement" and
"wIhIics it the fullest success." Mr. lir-
sous, in a letter to Mr. Beddon suggesting
tho convention at ChuttAUOOga, says: I
we dinar lu all our pat poUU1 awociaiion and
In local polltlia, but wu auree that no Iree trader
ranol rl(ht rcreciit any one ol the thlrty-llvo
Southern Conirr-looal IdalrlcU. ot which w
aiwko-loiir In Weat Vlnclnla, two In Maryla od.
tlx lu Virginia, four In Kortu uaroiina, umr in
luunraws, lour lu Kentucky, one la (ieorulA, two
lu AlnUma, five In Mlawmrl, one In ArkaiiHaa ana
two In Toxao In the (.'onxruaaol Uie UaiUxl hiaU
and that II la In the provluceol thoas who hold
ill iinmiH'rltv ot the Houlh atairs all iiartlwndilp I
. I Ti ., .,h miVLwnlTatailon Imnoaalbls Jn
lo make inch nib rtprantallon IP""'
llniao wuiio owincia iuo nie4'iei.iu k iicuo iu uiui ...... i alio ellmlnatoil. On the UUh day nl April you will
nioiiHl,aiidllladueouraelvuilhatwedeinoiilrato . . racfl ,i vQriu This is the com- I ""P0"- " o'clock Uie nnm,i ol lour (4) patrol
... ..... I...1.1 .i.. .i-h, ..lo,.IHn la huld as BUU" race ,u e,0Tlu- iu'8 lB "'"com r auaueun ion Iminaervleevithoulnreliidloc.
oxer.! m ...y other part ol tin. Nation. i
i liC iifnwu. IU e'-"" I
n i.. ii l.l l f . i 1 1 avii ntim nn nl I
mis purpose, says: i
Il .III w. undentmnd. b DltiJCl IB tllla COU-
- ; . . . . ,. . . I
venllou lhat III oecn ol tiu-wi lumi mi num...-.-
iuiri,.i Hm i.miiM.iliinliiia who call themanlvoa
lieiiubiiiuna aud tho protcctioniita who mil thm-1
vol ior a proieciiouw ior -viukip.
tliiwc diilrleu the uiajorlly ol pniicciionin voiera 1
arelUpublican. lnlbatoa a llepm-llcao win ue I
UOIIOnnu mw - 1 - it
I ..... ....I II... k,n.iM 11 LrflliX-llllllIKU Will I
vote lor hlui. II, aa will be Uia im lu uiuel 01 inn
d.alilcta. the majority ol prole.-tlo.iM volera can
Ihiunnclvea lK-uiocral. a IH-iiiorriiii pn.icc.ioni.i
ill 1h ooiuluatid, and lbs RrpubUiniii will u-
We should be Ix-Hor ablo to speak as lo
the chances of this projioHed coulition or
colluiioa of Ili-publlcans and f'emocrats
it wo know tho number of tliotongroHsion-
al districts referred to. Hut wo cun nmiwor
for Teniii sne ami say poeiuvuiy mat eignt 1
of the ten distrii-U will next year go Dein
ocrallc and go Democratic upon tho ques
tion of turiir reform and oppition to pro
li-clioti. Mensrs. Snildenaiid Parson nro not
even Intelligent amateurs in politics and
certainly know nothing ol the depth ol
feelinir that Drompts nnd maintains
Di.iiHK-rallc ascendancy in the tooth.
As The Chiirhrton Ami
says: "Tho politicians who would deceive
. . . 1
themselviM with tho cry ol Ibo tnrncouui 1
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and siMjlUmen, that tho solid white South
1 I 1 .. .1 I... . I
ran lie uruKi-n uy 1110 iiiiihh.i.iuu.i .
Protection parly greatly ulatako the virtue
and intelligence of tho people of this see-1
lion,or aruroady to believe that tho formal
declarations of the Di-mocrntio party in the
Southern Hutos in regard to Urilf reform
were not the exprewiion of tho hotient sen-
tlmetits of the w bite op1e ol the Bouth.
Tr write down the Kuutbeni uemocrats
as eiUiur tools or knaves, or bom. it win
l aiilliclotit to give briol cxtracUlrom the
DeiiKM-ratlo platforms of some of the
rkiuthern Ktuttn in 1RHS to show how the
whlto people ol the South regard this great
AliUrnn: "We are unalterably oppa to the
arur,ml Ull(r w demand a h lona ol the
(piieial war talilt
urlltand a redueilon ol lb aurpbis la llu Trrrt- I
.ah. m iTo.id.-ni rvveland
waa a ui.manllk and true declaration ol the
llm lluuoieo unurilHii in iii .nn... . ,..r
' . u", ' . Illtnl .,,...
nieut, and we accept and commend tb me it a
moiwcii.I pirn, ifiea . m. . i-r
uiin llila alewl latiie."
lb liemncmta ol Keinucar in
Ilorao 111 Alloa imi i mm m mir, .-..u , . .....
..I.,, .ui . ..........I... ....I
Dno'llcal RieaaunF ot n'veiiua irnaia.
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Mltaimli'pl: "W appmv wunoul qnaunceiion
Iho Mllli bill and aniilaud the cm fa i4 our ll-p
Mnlllv.w.Whoba lran II A heally And unan
South I arc
mlliia: "The nwari of th Pr.1ent
nalu lb In rrynue I. lr.do.-d .. a
nuuwtianllk and p far Ileal way la wlil.h lo r-
llevUiooverbunliied pe.fl. without Injury to
lhlar.w or d-miM-lo capital."
TeniM-tam-: "TIhi tleaa ol th I'roldent In hi
in. AAr hi ( onin In n-td lo th lanflat pur
JellentMilan iH-uxa-rai y and miuihI atalaainanablp,
llierrfer w heartily tiidoiAebivlAAs,.rwMrd
Tar -W ludiirae Ihe views i.n nl hy
(inner t'lilaiat. our 1're.l.lecl, la bw laal annual
m... n 11, aul.L-,4 ,4 lAtllt.
Vliiiiula: -1 h . in, .le and plain diiiy whi. h u
du lo lb .,l. I., in Hi laniua I'n-ald.il
I kirland, lo rcbae taxation lo lb i..i iry x-
l-na ol an e-imotnleal o,-rail...i ol ih (ovrrn-
I mpiibaiKi tortr lo lb uuaiii. u.acoun
ft ili(H,y ,,l(.a b..ut , i
Itinmah Ih anr,lo:i ol reinmcntal poia.
I Xl.,a. Parau.na aii. I Ko.l,li.tl lia.l twl'iir
I Mcsars. 1 armms and nii.h n nsd net or
keep ll,.e stn.ng Indorwemont, ot Cleve-
land and lariT reform before them, and
hear il codatuur.y in mind that wh.it tho
Koulhern Fbib's doclared on thine heads
ill 1SS.4 HlOV Will a.UlOre 10 ill lS'r'
Tua .VcK'iAi ('rAo'ic: Jnurwil states that
John A. ItiH-he, the lli-piihlicsn rsndidute
for Mayor ot Chicago, dedmled by I'e Witt
C. Cregier, tho IVmocralic candidate, ou
Ttb-wlay lat. "w vs lsirn In Ulicit, X. Y., ol
Iriah-Cittholic p.irenls and brought up In
that laith. Ho served niOM for many years
in old M. Putrii k's Clmrvli on iV-pl.ilmw
street, when he lived with his cousin,
Mrs. Welch. When he grew to Ulan-
1 hood s sgo he lelt tils relatives, lontooa bis
religion, tw ame an avow.sl Prohntant.
and denied Iiia Irish oiigln, even ihaiiglng
the spelling oi ins name mini
Bo. he, the lorimr slyle being used by all
bis ruiauves. ine iriaii, irreH-ctive oi
pontics, on nsceri.itiiing ins true record,
vubil against him, aud bo is now rvlu-
gU-d to the olwciirlly he d. s-rve.w
illl M i( iiuiimi .W. aariior, Wlllcn C.XI
iloiilis Sir. Murat llalAtcnda exceteuve
Iladlcaliam toward the Kouili as much na
Tns AcriAL baa, Is nevertheless opposiM
lo bis rejei-tlon by the Semite becsuae ( f
that, or because he eoniiidored It his duly
10 cxpoao uie nepiimican es-nators who
vnted nxAlnst the proimac.l Invesiigullon ol
Payne's auction to tho Senale by the
Legislature of Ohio. IU Sliwnarr savi of
llslslead: "As au individual we care
nothing aboal bint, one way or the other,
but it tho prvs of the United H:aU-s Is lo
be inuu'cd by lis rebate, or any other
department ot, the Government, we want
know it II , the forerunners of public
opinion are to be' Intimidated, and anven I
a a a I
into the vassalage of mere hangors-on to
the coat-tails oi tlie powors that be, wo
should nrefer to ab into somo other busl-
neg. I( i. iL llfl . jjigmarckian ccn-
orshlp of the ptess erected in the Uuitod
SUitos, the Somite has the plan already,
tnd Jt hus Workod praeticully and very
iy j c!m 0 KJitor Ilalstcad."
"M. Qcad," wHe is a Michlgnnder,
writlnir roL-entlV frAin North CurolluA to a I
Detroit paper on the negro question, says:
"When wo of tho North refur to the South
the negro always comes into tho question,
Hi status and his futuro are regarded by
us as a groat problem. We are much
WOrried over it nt tiinos. It is a matter
which should bo and can bo left with the
(South to tuke care of. Tho Southorn nogro
is a theory with us. He is a solid sub
stance to the Southerner. Ho knows moro
about hiui in a day than we do in a year.
Ha llOS ant mora eiCUSCS for Ills failinirS I
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t,,aa ny Northern man daro UrgO. Ho
mon sense o a vexing quosuon. Ana U 1
VIUUIU LW WCII lOr IIIU in.'H:o Ul HJU COUUiry 1
i.l l o . i I v. . . l
u it loumi general accepunioe insioua oi 1
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w iuikikiuui vi imiig'ro. i
Is his innugnnil address Trcsidont II.1P
. lnrMlna Pnl. ll.ollov nn.l 1.1.
ukk'as vi live ior tus moment, oskou:
JI0W Hliall those who practioe election
I .1 & f .L. .
inmun n-tovcr Hint nnvci, ior 1110 aauciiiy
of tho butlot which is the first Condition
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mm uun.uuou ui gwu iu-unuiii.
Judgo oodx, who refused to permit
j)U(iey i,0 iji(.loa in the United States
niBtticl Court at Indianapolis for bis
of fly8 conH1)racy, has Just an-
gvvcrod this qitusliou again by quashing
inlictteiil stiulust thirteen llepublicans
arraigned for illegal voting in Indiuna, on I
the tochnlcal ground that it is essential to
allego in the indictment that tho unlawful
act was committed "with rostect to tho
election, of a member of Congress."
Tiir "nigger" is to bo huiited out ot the
woodpile in Alabama. s The conference of
old-lino Whigs culled to moot in Birming-
hum on tho 10th instant, tho day w lien
tho while Pa'pubUcans of Alabama are to
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meet in convention in unit city, win. no
1. in at 1 .. 1. 11 j I
doubt merge with the latter, whoso object
I. J..l.w..l I., tw. tl.a nm.nwi:..n nt I
mx.iv . i .fe... ....... ... . -
while man's Republican party and to
adopt resolutions excluding the negro.
The circular calling this mooting says "we
do not want the corrupt support of the
nugroe any longer, and prnposo lo ex-
elude them from onr councils." Lo! the
poor "nigger." -
KoHsr-Tit, who Is living in Turin, and who
is in bis elghty-eevonth your, is rcorted
to be very 111. . fiince his cxilo from Hun
gary iu ISIS, his lifo has b.-en an unevent
ful one, and since his visit to this country
iu ISoO, be baa lived in retirement, only
now and then breaking silence to remon
strate against some action of tht Austrian
ijt)Voru,nt.nti th which bo has steadily
declined lo be reconciled.
lixi'iuLii AX and Deimxrulio Senators
alike conn-as that Vice-President Morton
is tho moat ignorant, obtuso and Incapable
preniding olllcer the Senate has ever bud.
I 1 1 i ...I i ' , i ( . i 1 1 ,
1 U u D lailUIIMIK BIOCK Ol Uie KaiienUS.
He is the laughing slin k of the galleries,
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I ami vn tl.A iiuauuoim lmva illil not i.n.
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I real their merrlllient over the mistakes ho
I , ,,,-1i1.(,,,; I,. l-
fully coached by CapU IlaMtett, the nucletit
Tiir Vfroif foiiniu augiroHts a sweeping
measure of reform as lo Congress. It pro
poses lhat the buinlier ot IU-preseutalives
. .i i if .1 . .1 . a r
be CUl down ono hall, that the term of
service be incrruivl to four years and that
the pay be doubled. TJ.e double pay nnd
1 t lis ilotiiiling oi tne limn is easy oi or
I miUHlnnL. but the CUltlllB down of
numbers U another thiiiir.
LX-PaIPRIT t I rVtrl.AXn llllS JltSt been
, . a i . t .1 a
I ri"""w v nr.i..... , .-a vmj i.m lumi
1 1 '
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si a s-iiaiy ui ('.'. '
I .. Ml II . !.. I. l Tl. ..I
Wl I inuoaf Ittv caaiui'iu ui a.tti.a I I HI, VI
Virvinls. who. after he retired from tho
a. t . I.. . ... I I
. a t.T.... , - -
mad rommisslotier, without salary or rec
I onis-nse ol any kind,
Tub Wsahlngton corrpondent of Tht
Aarfun llrmlJ stale that many of the
IViuocrullo leadcis am busy conceiting
uicaaitrcs (or saeiieip-tic campaign against
tho llepublicans In and out of Congress,
with nn eiecUI view to Iho slnitrgto in
l.v i-.'. when tboy coiill.l.-nUy predict a
Democratic President will lie elncted.
Tat lirgUlalure has levloxl a tax for gen-
cruj purMm., 0 4S cviila on the $100, .1
... .,,,. than was levied by the Legla-
'M iul., p( jsHT-i,'. This, wiih iho Incn-wcd
, ,0 0, ..roperty, ought to Iniuro the
ulB jjunint auy ueciwuly lor borrowing
money to Py tne ai-inl-nnuu.il inlerest.
Tub aliljaa aud stores 11 iu Kanumn
wslcrs by our Givirnineiil recently Tsd
up a tout cost ol fl.'sM.Oikt, This is pay-
Ing pretty dear fot our proleclorato and is
purchasing inlervriitniu at a lucre coaling
station at a very hesvy price.
ItUrro,ed In l-acl,.hy,-tl. to u,.
. . j.i.,i . ., .7 .
nilnate legisiauvo sessions on tne lirst
Wednoadsy In May by roiialitutional pro-
vision and lo psy Iho iiu-mbcn $700.
Ma. I'abssu. Is expected to visit this
I country riextsumun-r. If he docs be will
receive a gresl ovation. All clsases will
unite to do him honor.
letters TO chiefs davib inottTiH
FEOM THB OOMMI38IONEES.
A Qeneral Bbaklng Up of the Police and
Ftr. D.partm.nu, to Conform to the
Terms of the Salary BUI of Messrs.
Davis and oninm
The two loading departments of the city
government will now be ooerated under
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- --J - va Dy tne
r..n, ' I
A Renorai trimming was inaugurated yes
torday, as witness the following open let
ters rcaa before the Legislative Council!
Chief llavb'i Mlaelv.
Man rut A Tenn.. Aurll 4. 18S4.
W. C. Davla, Eaj., Chlel of Police:
lear sir-Yon are re annolntcd Chief of Police
for the enaulng year. Capk O'llaver la appointed
a the senior aerucaiiL CaDt Itackalt la annoluted
aa the Junior aunfuaut The otneea of caUlna will
bo eliminated tor the llmebelna:. Henreanta Horan I
.nrtlledrtckyouwIU plao. upon the patrol lore.,
aubioct 10 .1.1 ii,iii. ih. .iMim. I
taucee In the futurs may dlciau to you I
famm knra. ara f.Hm'liil...l Vnn lll nnioliuia
Hlltoo oa una turnkey and place llurdlck oa
the oilier turnkey. TurlwvlllJ yon will place
,K,n Uie palrol l.m The otllciw ot delcctlTei are
. . ... i m ... u i . i :. .. . L i .
wmi wu. nuuu mni imiwv.i. unnu- in.
III riiliiilMilAli,.ra arlll m.tlfi. Ihain l.v L-tur nl
1 " ' "anKr. a nrouao. nam in ymir arpnrv
meui, ana aiw
meut, and aim the chanaoa that will be made
uivrMiry lu the t in Peiiarluient, by Uie billowing
1. 1 he nrKanle law ol the Taxlnr Ptntrtct pto-
hlblta by aolemn enacUnnta the l ire and Polk-e
I 'oiniuhvduiiera Inun oouuwotluf any dtibta beyoud
Uie lew lor one venr.
I The nuuiiii pauMHi ny me iuniaiiire ior me
vmra lhn and ImO' dUlluctlr tie lea lhat not ex-
cikoIIiiii 1. 1 J, ouu ahall be apuul upou the police force
Ih bill lately pawd bylhe Icllatnr. known
aa ilia "HaviAiJ.iiina nre anu police aiiary mil,
IIximi the imiv ol the ollleora and men ol both de
partment at "not lew" Ihau the llsurea llicraln
Klven. Now, In order lo nuikw tlnne three ai'ta
conlt. and lor Ih Coiniulwdoticra to conotly
wltu the lewa enacted in imcn one aud All 01 tnre
aela, the illc lon-e will bnve lo boroduoed In
uumiiera nun wime nnicca eiiitiinnitMi.
It la a well knowu I. M l lo laith deiiartmenta that
the 1'ouiuilai.louera earuitly dialred to Incn-aaelhe
number ol men upou each department al the Mine
pay which prevailed lu 1. In Ihia Ihey lallrd lu
aedliiA all aiiiiionrtitHonaufflrlently larvebiiunllly
them In doliiu. It la aim a well It iiown Inol Ihal the
1 inuin wlniiiTa eMrneHi v oiiimmmi tne oavia-tMiiuin
bill, which id aii. r th appropriation ol
only .ii.iho lieu iRvn niailf, wi-11 kiiiiwiiik mm tnv
pawaite ol thin l.l 1 1 would cruale violent thankee in
lavUbiliire proved abortlw. I uo CoiunitMinut-ra I
t-.ll. -ved that the ,.aga i.t Ible bill would be i
1 he niMMltlon nl the rninnilwonrr Kctnr tne
illwlaniagr 10 1110 iki niienvia 01 ma mini I
n.ethoua ol tb dfnmmu, which aiaoluu-iy
niairiei aa we I ai iVwirvan Irluit ine vn ninuiiia
n-ijiora uiura uieu m tuv h.i, ,iilv.
atead ol lewer man al an amenrt-.i
Vl.fl lt III I1AVIA1NI lim tlllL
bill la alto unequal in lu oKratloua.
and arema to have-been .p-od ui.ir In
th linen at ol certain V J ol tuo two ilein.
nixuia, than lor Hie bowdl id Uie men In Una The
iy nt patrolmen 1 aud areim-n 12 vi each per
ComiulMalo'icra were euoeavonnx to advance ine
lliollin, ueoeviMB llia inv niK.1.1 oi mruiuwn
wnreaumciFntly both, in a wool, th pay ot 11.
oibreraof bollideiHtrlinrnU, uudar th Havia Hi-
,,lm uia, ta out ol ail proportioa to the pay ol th
i 1 1, rnmintwonera nav no pmltiv evidence aa
1 li eonunlw
lo what Inllucncea liupirad
the inenibrra ot lb deinnii
oitMi.iliiii lo the vlenaot the i-fenmlMluuera, ao
ipn-M-l l ah al horn aod al Nashville.
l aiHYIally ooua llilaaeeiB iro. ine no riimniiv
tee In.in eillier ol Iho drianinnta bad evvrpre-n-llhit
lo th com mlloner all) KrievalHi-oanalliirt
Ihe rateol pay aa hereiolore a ial niir. and aa Hi
eaiiilna law allowed a lanrer rau-ol nay hail in
coinml.iilonsra nail uie wiouey 10 oo o-
We lnlle.1. ln. to aee or bear of any nia
nifviiiiaul lb tax-navvra or nelillon ol lb (aa-
nayera miununn una nicn-aM-. no win aoinii.
h,iirer. ibal coininilolivra lladdcn and I'ellll
weir Intonncd al Nalivllle thai l. dewrliiimu
would mil conlof with ua on Ih anbloct. and thai
ilia lull had b.-n 'l.lnn iiv Ih iir-
nienta naanllcaa ol lite eoiuunatioticra. vie eer
lalnlv did bellev thai tbli m-riiilue want ol col.n-
diw-e lu Iho ntmmlailoiirni br (he lcirlmenla
euuhl nul b Iru. aine II la a well known li l lo
bolu dniiarvuiaii Ihal durlna Hi lenn ol om'oi
n.i,niM"iirra lladden and I lb pay baa been
eAWxiiced Innn ' lo monin
1 ..inilman Allwrl it oral alll l I
I .itmluiau Alla-rl Hum alll b known oa th
tciilirt antmlmaii and to be is command in (be ab-
., . . .H.l I., k. I. .m.. I. Ih. .k
..fu-M il either ai'tveallL
Yimi will retain niin voitr v-ter no policeman
niK iim introl duly, II bauif lb lulenliou ol Ih
comiiilaiouen tml lo luriw Hi ol maikal
ma-ier, dump keeper, military om.era, ucenw in
tirel.i. ( ourl hioarv keeia'r iir alnaH lnW.iea.
H knnw Uial in ourrallon oi una inn win pro-
dii'vi Iriciloa ami Una who ara dni-t"l Iroin Ih
ili-iMtrtineiiia loi.ler lu operation are in auni rera.
Ma lrt aith tliew man without prvludlc to Ua
aud wiu Uwp rrsrvb Vury truly.
'a. in r. ii.i.n.iip
jr l.rr, JA
J. T. PATIIt.
1 m i aa .
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I aiaariip iruu., -ii.
I . . . .
i -r-..- . .. .i, , iia
jao. v. Ryan. ri., luhi rir ivpaniaenu
I ler Mr-You are hcrchy n-apailutl Cblf ol
lb Kir lc-artinenl lor I ha n.ulnf year. Wllh-
ou.-ip-lln. anddlnln, the earn, quealloi-a
I and aul.Jn-u dwell uuou lu tlie communlcailon to
W. r, Havls. t hlel ol Pollca. and wl.b tblrkrw
and your la-partmrul are leraillar. we will now
pna Ml to make th lollowlug thanea In tit rlra
1 1 ollte of AvUlaiil Cbiel la tlimlnataa 1 ou
will irauiicv i apv iiura w cuaio luwianr .o.
4. You will trauafer ( ant Carroll lo lb boo
I lA'locr niwiatiiy. auu ua wiii vo aniiwn aa waa
I ;llof, ,,.1 deU-u. and ncl o
youtaalL Uu Al.r.l 10 yoil will hand 111 Hie Uamaa
aia men, not oinevra, to ia auM-ui-.i mon in
'.J-'i'V.Vf.V ,,.rT.V.Vi, . h.. "".r .7.,uu.
a 01 ha. W hen IIm. r nalui
Ih ruiiiiniajaiiiH-ra win noniy ineni ny iruer oi
their aiia.-rnal.in. l-or Ihe i vol w will n.
ttiufirui anv I anulna or r uaoteera har Ilia th'iaart-
melil. mail nl your pun l.a i in nian-riaia lor
t.t..t dcitarti.telit vttu will ever-la lit vvrv alru-t-
I ra pmtiinij, au tiiai ma r.a-,w. m ......
I im-ul aliail liolctiwd Ih annuo. I aitiitrlal.-. hy
1 lH'-a.i a iiw ..
n,uen Ui urn i-ompeiiM vo am' any eunaoinem in
m ul(- (f Hni lfc M,Illm.111. w. wl
,,n,H. . B ,l,k.lln whi.r ..I kecpon i up
I th. ,k-lairlnirllla 1.1 III. Ir Dlalll nuiut-rleal
I ' 7, ... .... .1 -
I lor--! ba--l main Ih upMM.iiun that they can
I dr lare un-luMa Uie ia-i.aa.ol oiher ib irt
melllaiuilly aleajr In lb a.le. luaa..r l. ilia
couiinl-iMtieraBrileterinlu.l liial iery nepan-
m. ulah.lllterunalihin lb limit aa pre rtill
hy ih luidaei and by III nuiiil-r ol men whom
w can i-y iimier Hi laavi imium Jan. I he
I.m Ian hi llatalr exiaa talltill aialy
1,1 liaoia li.ll il-.n .... ea rn,. ." .
laa aai. Miai
Hi,-, a,- no .aiaalNillv ol d'lliia lo I. ear nin-
lo.-t h your defatrtiurnl, whlrh tlM-y had an loudly
.haired. Uryuulr, loin.r.iui'i'ia,
i.ra. i a
J. T. I'm it.
The Hay a mm Irt Ettae.
News of the liiiKiiding ah.iko-tip was
nbrond In the land before Iho Council
adloiirncd. and tho ofllcinls iuteresled were
irr.iiiiHHl. diM-niyiina IL When an ArriAL
reporter strut k Msin nnd Adams streets,
near the headquarters of both, he found a
number of esch. all of whom wcro
loo full for utterance. Thuee al
ready "out of a iob" are D-tecUves
I'ry.lu and Armstrong and Mntioii-house
kis-iH-r Charles I. haltni.in.li. llm luaK
oft hinf Davis in nsinimr the additional
lour who will tall will not lie lieurly so
dillieiill as Ihal ol Chief It villi, who
enure ili-jmrttnclit is so wi ll named, elh-
ieiit nn, I lailbfiil. The trimming ol the
latter, and the further announcement that
no extra companies will even I consldJ
cro.1. will nndotihtcdlv cause an Increi
in iiiaiiranco rate by the I nderwriu-rs.
Dkwarry Jiwal .( Hjr II rrlwei
Praia Ih Tnselo brdn-r.
rniniool tho rcpreecnlativo iemocrsuo
jounial. In Iho rVulh are inclined to ..ill
censure Cleveland's tariff reform views,
i j ( 0 jj,,,,, Bi u, niain cause of bis
jufi ia proaldomy. They would
endeavor to cast such men as Carlisle aud ,
Mills asldo aa our Deuocrutlo leader.
io...u ii,. aaaatw onr brululcat lenders In
favor of a roduelion ol Hi" tariff. The el-
lorlsof these tvspera will prove ingiorp
ouslv In vain, and they w ill find that
when the next battle is lougm w
tarifl question will be the main issue be
tween the two great political parties.
They will find true Democracy unwaver-
ingin bor devotion to the tariff principles
fiv Will UUU MUV aviiuiwviswi miiiw."
rMliar tliAV will niianrve these Immor-
.u. b.w., mJ ' .
tol statosmou in iroul oi me gaiiani army u
Democratic voters, leading them on to
f . llf. J- i. .una tnwnsA rv llf
ticket, but that their words of eloqnenco,
'm,iom nnd truth will bo respected ana
r.irn.nrd bv all honest citixens as being
?WJXL ?S!S? hWt
.. ,i, nAtnn and nmimr ndiust-
invum w .':.-'.
meut oI ue present pniec ve tnu ny-
.ka n.,M(inn Iiava hnnn uncom-
vlnwa nn the auostion have boon accom
plished nnd thoroughly tested. Our party
is compelled to honor Us principles, espe
cially when dealing with a question of
such paramount importance to the people.
EDWIN BOOTH'S CONDITION
Somewhat Improved-He Leaves Booh-
ester for New Tors; City.
i IJnrn eater. N. Y.. April 4. 1U0 COnUl
.j0 0( Jlr Booth is much improved this
. u.in .Ub in,1
morning. e Brow J "
vaaaliortlv thereafter visited by vt. L. iv.
Bumner, who found blin able to speaa
ouite plainly. Mr. Booth breaziasiea in
bis room. Dr. Sumner, being interviewed
h. a ronnrtor. said: "Mr. Booth is
foe no- a ereat deal better touay.
I did not consider his condi
tion last nlcht alarming. I found
that he bad sustained a slight
i.neb nl namlvaio. which prevented
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the power 01 speecn. ine paruiyen m
fectod his entire left side. As he was un
able to speak it was, of course, imponsiblo
. . r ..1 1 . . 1. .....
lor mm to go on wun ins pari. w
Ihomrht at first that the attack would pass
away in a few minutes, but I felt sure it
was Impossible ior mm 10 resume uie pan.
His condition was indeed pitiful. As ho
lay there in his dressing room, looking an
twulinulv at Mr. Barrett and myself.
unubla to sneak a word, my heart
felt for him keenly. We did all
we could to aid the atifTering tragedian,
and ns soon as nossiblo lind him removed
to his hotel. I think w ith a rest of a week
or ten duvs Mr. llonlh will be ablo to keep
bis emnurementa. Last nights attack,
liowever. is a premonition of what is
bound to corao. 1 tinnic tuai wiuun a iow
vnurs Mr. Booth will suffer a final attack,
which will rob America of its greatest
Mr. Booth s manager, Arthur JJ. cnase,
said: "I havo no doubt that tne irameui
ate cause of his attack was excessive cigar
guiokiDg. Mr. Booth smokes about twenty
. i,,,,-,,.! cliram a dav. and fre-
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1 oilfllliy u-s 11010. nnn ..v
I (uwr cittars in the future
Mr- Booth, accompanied by his valet,
left on the 10:30 o'clock train this morning
I (or jjew York. In reply to an Inquiry
. ... U,,K,:. j,,.l. ha instructed
. - - - . .
Munairor Chase to say that ho would Keep
1 his engagement in tliat City WCCK alter
, iiurrett has deterinincd tokoep
. .. .. .. . . .....
tne uooin-nsrreiienKnivim.-uoi. "-... c
llanll'V will probably take Mr. Booths
" JT' The cotiiiiuiiy will play in Buffalo
.,' :.. I . 1 .1.
I toniunt ana ior ine rvuiuuiui-r ui wc
8" thence to Cleveland.
Will Mel I'll! b t.wawceanent.
Dktboit, Mich., April 4. The Ilochos-
ter diapatch slatlnn, in answer to the
Journal a liuitilrv. lliut Mr. Booth will (ill
the iHitroit dales, is in error. Mansinr
Chsso televrnphed the Journal that Mr.
Barrett will pluy In lotrotl alone.
W. W. Well.
Ci!cix5ATi. 0., April 4.-Mr. W. W,
Wells, superintendent of the Cincinnati
Southern dlvinion of the Queen A Crewcent
system, died suddenly yesterday morning
in rua car at pomersei. ivy. tie uuu un-i
ailillff a low (lavs, but a sudden attack car
.V. ... -I, . .1
riel lum away, ins remuins win ue taacn
to Toledo, )., for interment
Xfra. 1.11 llaHBhlne.
Fneebil Min b to 1 be AppcaL
Nxw roKT. Ark., April 4. Al ronu
r-wib h, twelve miles Irom hero, Mrs. I.ix-
xie llatighlns, beloved wifo of Jame
llaiiL'hius. died tins morning. J tie ue-
ci-a-d wss an accomplished lady and
much beloved by all who enjoyed licr ac
i - - - - wm-r
, . , . ,
I rb.a-v.ia 1naa A nr. I A M ra. Turner
i , .-, - --
1 SarLt-nt.ilatlL-bter of I'r. Oliver VV endoll
l0mo, who had been 111 for nearly two
...,..' .1:1 l, ..., at I..., latl.or
I i.otI4. M j , harirent wax a lady deeply iu
, cl)iriulJ,0 workll.
The Teeaaey Ota tlie ftupreme Beoicli,
Knim th Knoxvlll Journal.
If President Harrison would meet th
i . . . ,
I auiu ipwiioiia ui a.iq Fe.iiiu ui mv .7-...n
I niiievinilT Ol iniueAHT iviiu m-utiaiav,
.hi-h l,L narl of th. Hix.h Judicial
I """" "Y 1 , .... .
i iirruil, in too uiaiti'r ui iiiiinn iiiu pimu
made vacautby the late JuaticoStanley Mat-
I thniaa on tho Hiuirmno Court Bench, he
i . . . - . i-m:.. i
siiouiu aniMiuii un nun. nii.iaui .
Piiilth, ol this city, to it. A lawyer ot the
hiuliest standing, a gentleman of the high
est piohity and a cititc-n who long aim
rescnod the highest slandard, Judge
81111th would in the lo-t senao provo an
acipiiaition to the hiuhest court in the
land. Here, where his life has been spout,
snd whore he is best known, bo la hold in
eaii-em by no-n ol every clu-ei, cnicd and
(Milibcal l.ulli, lor unawerving upriithinoas
and Judicial lulriieaa. ciinraciermiica
l . . ,, - . t .
that Were Ca-Cially consiucilollS ill hlin
I when bo pn-aideil SS Judge ol the
I C'tmittfrv Court ol Hielby County Imme-
I . I, ml I.- ,bi ..I Hi. w Al
1 "'ai. pi .. ...w -' "
that lime, wncn pontics were at a w nite
heat, and pinn swd pn-itidii-s were as-
si-rting their sway even in the hii;hit
tilaeee Jii.lun hiiulli liubl the m ules evenly
ulaiiced and diH'ided according to the
law and the (acts. The licpubiiciitis ol
Ihe Male should lake pride iu prcrtctillng
his lianio to the President ami urging bis
I aidnini incut They can do Ibis connitt-
eiitiy, for there is not ono of them all who
more honorably and honestly lived np to
his conviction aa a In ion msn and mem
Inirnl the K.-publii-sn party. Judge Kmilh
is the man lor the place sud Tiik Arrxtl
Saukiiig for bis n-iblNirs and liii-nds,
would bo it-lad to see him elevated to it.
Ui mfhu A' cot
Tho Jmimnl lakes pleaaure In indorsing
all that Tns Afi-kal says of Jndgw hinltli.
A purer, t leaner, bolter man dot-s not live
In lennetuM-e. Born In Virginia, ho has
rcidd In Tt'tuioaai'e aiuce his earl man
hood. He has been a liepuhiuaii ever
since the party bad an cxiaiem-e in ihe
Mule, a truuliUurwar I, tlipmh and
thmutih lU-pubin-an. While he baa never
hcaitalcd, or do. tared, or aadoiiu-d lur his
political belirl, his life has bon so pure
and his dciatrlmeiil so manly nnd tJitrnl
liial, that ho has enjoyed Iho highest
nMt and esteem of honest men ol all
A Chaiieellor ol the Chsneery Court ol
Sli' by County, he wore the ermine so
il'lliiK-ly nnd iliftclmritrd bis rluiii so
hone-lly nnd impsrtUllv, that his Judicial
opiiilnu were universally lespt-rlei by the
bar nna ny tne propln. Ilia c tin meter aa a
man ami as a lawwr would make his sn-
ointment ns a Juatli-eon the huprenie
Bench of the United Wales, one lhat
wouui re in-rt creuit uion tne npoiniiiif
power mid upon thai hi and honorable
THE REQUEST COMES IN.
WATER COMPANIES A8K FOB BECOO-
The Documents Already Prepared and
Submitted by Tbem Action Deferred
forjo. Season President Badden'a
When tlie city's contract with the Arte
sian Wator Company was under discus
sion, because of preliminaries for a legal
contest, there were ominous whisperings
at beadqnar'.ies of the municipul govern
ment. rrcsidont Iladden in the singular num-
-gravely intimated to an Appeal re
porter that when the two companies ap
plied for recognition of thoir consolidation
by the autboriUos, something would be
done about tliat contract
The matter is now before tho city author
ities, the opportunity is at hand to empha
size those intimations, and a few days will
show apon what they were based. It came
tip at tue legislative touncil meeting yes
terday. R. 0. Graves, vice-president of the Ar
tesian Water Compuny, had in an offi
cial statement that his company bad en
tered into arrangements to purchase the
projierty and working franchise of the Mem
phis W uter Company under an enabling
act passed by the present Legislature. -Col.
(ieorgo Gant thought the assenting
act of the Council should be given as
promptly as possible, as the purchasing
company proposed to expend a large
amount oi money. He hud prepared a
resolution "covering the proper ground,"
which be submitted, it is as follows:
"Whereas. By an act of the General
Assembly of the Hlate of Tennessee, enti
tled An act to empower water company
in this blate to acquire, by purchase or
otherwise, tlie property aud working fran
chises ol other water companies,- passed
March 30, lHM), and approved by Uie Gov
ernor April 2, 18bU, it is provided in all
coses where there are two chartered water
companies in any town or city in this
Mute that one of said companies shall have
the right aud power to acquire,
by purchase or otherwise, the prop
erty nnd working franchises of the
other company, by and with the consent
and approval of the muuicitml authorities
of tho town or city in which said com
panies may be located, for the purpose
and under tlie conditions in said act
mentiont-dt and, whereas, there are
located in the Taxing District, known as
the City of Memphis, of Mielby County,
Tenn., two water companies duly
chartered and organized under the
Inws of this State, one called the
Memphis ster Company, and the other
the Artesian Water Company, and the
latter is desirous of purchasing the former.
In due legal form, all its property and
working franchises, for tho purpose of
enabling the said Artesian Water Com
pany the better to carry out its duties
under its charter, and to comply with ils
contract for a public and prlvato supply ol
water, ami oyicciully its coutracl w ilu said
Taxing District, of dale 30. h day of July,
l.W, ami, whereas, on tho Mth day of K-b-ruary,
ISM), the said Artesian Water
Company gave notice to this Tax
ing District, by its i-ctition, that
tiKn the psNtaKO of such an act, it would
ask the coneeut of tlie Taxing District to
its purchase ol thn property and working
rant-bine ol suld Memphis Water Com
pany, w hich it huld under a lease by con
tract with said company for the b-rm of
lllty years; and, wlietnas, tho said two
water companies are not being oiicrated
and run In eonietltion with each other,
and such ptirclioMi is entirely satisfactory
lo tho municipal authorities of saidTaxiug
Dint rid; therefore, be it
"lb -solved. Uy the leeislative Councilof.
said Tsxing District, That it docs hereby
consent to and approvo oi tue purchase
by the anil Arteaian Water t'ompauy
Irom the said Memphis Waler Company
of all or such part of the pncrty and
working frsnchiies of the latter company
as tho former may desire, upon such term's
as may be sgreed upon between them or
their respective representatives."
Tho company ala-i submitted the draft
of a contract which it deemed the proiwr
caper. It provides tor a surrender of the
Memphis Waler Company's rxtcunive
Iraiicliinc, after July 1. lM-j, oner before
which time Ihe Artesian Water Company
agreed lo furoiah a supply ol water under
lis contract of July W, 1iV7. It alnn agreed
to fiirniah additional public fountains and
public drinking lounluins- that'a all.
The documeiils were referred to Metars.
lladdcn, IVttit, Kuey aud Lor, to report
al next meeting.
A SELF-CONFIDENT LADT.
Cares Not Wbetber Btreet Cars
Stop or Not.
"Never mind," she said, "you needu'l
stop the car. I coo get off w ithout it."
Tho siuuker waa a pri'MMM-miug, sweet
laced little lady with a trim llgure, clothed
In a neatly lilting and elegant dress of
black silk, handsomely finished.
r-he addron-td a young gentleman who
stood on Iho rear platform of a Madison . I
street csr, about 0.30 o'clock yesterday '
evening, aa il rolled nl a liruly rate along , )
Charleston avenue. The lady had owu-1
pled a sent toward the front ol tho car, and .-a
as It neared her destination she moved aT
the rear door wilh steady stop nnd witl
mi thoui:ht nl pullinK the UII Cord.t
Thuro were seveiul puam-nirers aboard, snd
Ihe eyes ol every cue loliowcd her queen
ly form ss it halted, watched Ibo
dia r oH-n in resMinmi to bur business-like
pull iill no siu-iial lo slop and as
she strpiwd out Uain the plat
form, the car conlinuiiiK ita progress,
the curloeity U-cauie inlunao. Ol course
she realised the gnxee thrown upon her,
sud her naturally erect lortu Impul-1
sively sa-oi Hied even a more digmlied I
and graixful piate. Then it til I
that she smilingly informod the
young msn that ho need not have i
tho car stopM-d, ami a moment latnr
steppe.1 lo the itrotiud wilh as much cnae
and eclat ss the neatt eiiert masculine.
Mio ia a daily patron ot tho lino, and
doesu't care whether llm cari ever slot) or
not win-never she d.wlrvs to laNir.l or
lesve them, and the drivers enjoy the
The Demooratlo Majority Will Reach
10,0(K) at tho Very Least. I
Special IHapalcb to Tb Appeal. (
Ij-rri n lUsx, Ark., April 4. The re-1
turns ol To -adsy's election lor addit onal
Supreme Court Justices are coming In
slowly, but enough counties havo been
heard from to rati mate tho Domocralle
mnjorily at lO.ftk) at the very least. The
returns bwlsy (mm I-ngin, hcolt, Cla'V,
Vanllurcu and Drew Counties come to Ihe
Iront wllh hsndsome Democratic irams,
while Colombia. Arknns snd Kiltoa
lurtiiah elii-lit losses. 'Ihe liepiiblicst
give tiptho flirhi.and lay their defeat to tut
failure ol ihe Wheelers and Knights o
labor, who supported the ticket in Ihe
r-eplember election. J
"rPAi.niso's Orrn iAi. Gt nx" (or IH.9
ran be bad at asferd'a. Price, 10e