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THE MEMPHIS APPEAL 'WEDNESDAY. APItiL IT, loJ.
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winner, wind lilfllnf to southerly.
For Arksnwa: Fair, fuitiouiiry tempers-
For Tvnuasaes tod Kentucky: lair, riUIUljr
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hour, 0.10 .
111E MEMPHIS APPEAL
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TO CONTRIbTTOKs AMI LVKKUSl-oSKKNTS.
We mllelt letters ami cniiiniunlcnlloiu upon sub
J,t t of rcncrel lutereal. but aurh mint slwayi lie
ao-ompanitd ly lbs nam and a llro of Iho
wrlier, as a fnaranlMi ol hi Rood tallh and r
linill)lllly. o notloa can tw Ukau of annoy
fnmii.iinleatlnntfnriuihllratliin mmt 1 written
on mm aide of Hie 1ko only, and, Willi all other
malteni ronnected wllb the tslluirlal department,
lioald I ail.1res.od: To the tailor ol Hi Ap
oal. ili'tnulila. Tviiil.
Vi cmiuot, a a rule, undertake to return article.
Lot found suitable for publlcaUon.
raXim or)l( of TIIK AITKAL, No. II Tribune
Piilldlui. New York. J. ii Vau Dorvu, hpcelal
Keoripts yesterday amounted to hut 210
t..l,- a .-ulnst l'7t) bales fur sumo tiny lut
Year, hales, 1,7. SI hales, and all loeiporh rs
Tin- market closed firm. Willi strong demand
for cssl crsdrs of cotton, llereipts to (Into
for tlit' seaunn arc linw fl'.l."U0 l.nles, sod
shipments, tssi.tml bub, rpot cotton i Iwl
nulol at New Orleans, steady si New l
and quiet at l.lvorpool Future nt New Or
linna closed unlet and steady. With near
mouths oil 3 to 4 point, nnd distant months
tip I to 2 jmllita. New Yolk spots iirestrady
anil future sternly, nt an advance of 2 lo
.,1m. l.lt'eriHMil r iwil nuii t and un
rlianriil, l n" ailvnnro of J li 2 mIiiK
J'orl n-o lpla yrMrrdiy were M,i Imlea, a
pain of 4,l"1 buUa over receipt for aumo
ilav lii"t venr.
vision for its enforcement was begun by
coiiipony which had procured tho rlglit
of way for underground conduita. Mom
phis ought to take courage from this and
tnnko ioino preparation tor a similar ro
forui In 1S!H, when tho Lcgtslnturo moots.
Tmk 5ni Franciico Alia California do
claros that the poncrol verdict of the pross
on the proj-iosition to Increaso tho salary
of Congressmen is favorable. In nearly
nil cases it is propnrly con plod with soma
such conditions as wo havo iigsstoJ,
limiting tho expotitius of a candidiito and
suppressing corruption in tlio election of
membors. Iht PhilnMph'm 'rc' offers an
other condition, proposing that tho num
ber of members of tlio Hoiiho shall bo ro
dueed to 250. Thuruaro now 3!! iiieinbeM of
tho Houne, and at Die present apportion
ment this nunilier will bo greatly increased
by the next census. Jt is believed by many
that tho House would bo a more orderly
business body with Iocs members. "On
tho other liund, bowovor," says The Alio
CnUfiimiii, "it isalroady almost tho smallest
leyisiativo body itnung the groat nation.
Tho r.iiL'liith Hoiiho is much htrucr, and
so nro tho popular brunches of tho legis
latures on tho Continent."
Tub beautiful Kinpress Klir-.tbeth of
Austria, who loved horses and patronized
ail outdoor sports, was regarded us tlio
moMt lHMiutiful woman In l'.uropo ntul was
Iho pii'luro of health, Is really Innane,
Mto has been seized liy tho tliseitMO so fatal
to her family, and is beyond tho power of
medicino. The lllnperor has taken tho
tilllieiion greatly to heart, nnd has only
been restrained from abdicating by the
tho command of tho l'opo to submit to tho
decrees of Clod. Tho llupsbnr nro
rotten set. For cent-rations they have
lived in ch llanco of nature's laws, inter
mairying in ull the Mates of conKiiiiiinity,
thus inviting tlio awful futo that has over
taken so manv of tlietu. And ull this by
eroding tho Hon. Culeb B. broitl), ol tlio
same State. Mr. 1'ahcr was one of tho
early republicans of Imllana and a con- iaui city Knilvfay Company tlio exclusive
temporary of Gov. Oliver r. Morton, pnttii gesoi uio mreets o '' - "
' i .a ,.. I tho bill was passed by a voto of l0 to in.
under whoso ndministnttion ha was Attor- Th ff , thts K-trfslalion. which will
nev Cieneral until called Into tho Cabinet probably pass tho f?enato, is to throw open
J lil. l t ' I.. 4 tl.A BtriU.ta
of Mr. Lincoln.
W print this morning tho full report of
Chief Knglncer Dabnoy on the Ya.oo-
Mississippi Delta Ixvccs, showing tho
BenL U. lakaii'i Biilelde.
Blookinoton.'III., April 10. The pub
nf letters left
work that lias boon dono since Novombor by 15tJDjllIU)u Abbott, who committed
nnd tho present condition 01 tne system, auicido Saturday night by tnbaling gas,
WEDNESDAY, t t t APRIL. 17. 1HOU
Tits death of Mr. Kdward Goldsmith is
a far mora than ordinary Ions to Memphis.
Ho was a useful man beyond bis vocation
of cashier of tho Herman National Hank,
rie-iully Ix-cmiM) be did whatever ho
could in honorable nnd inm-ltUi ways to
maintain the credit of tlio city, by suilaiu
ing tho vsluo of her securities. Hu was a
man of unusual capacity as s financier,
and ieenicd to Is ihmmw ! of ull the sin
gular intuitions that make. for sucivns in
money gelling, TUN quality and (piaVill.
cation lu tho management ol (luaucUl
afTairs was much appreciated bv Levy.
llorg, a firm of liA'kers who j cars ai;o
i-sUblUhed tho Manhattan Hank and
afterward , ralablinlird thcm-H-lves in
tho brokerage busincM lu New York,
whither Mr. liuldamitli aceomanled
them and where be remninod with
Uiem for several years, helping to
increase the woalth ol the bouu
sad adding grvutly to bis own reputation
as ail honorable, upright man and clliclunl
financier. Sine bis return to Memphis
in IHSl be has been idenlilied with the
MuuhslUn llsuK, w ith which bo bad al
ways maintained Ids counectioii as a stin k.
boldor, but liasWti la Iter known as the
caabler of the Herman National H.tnk, the
rvcntly unusual sm-ons of which is largely
due to bis vigilance, taet and . knowledge
ol flnancw and the status of tho Individuals
comprialngthobuslmws public ol the city
Hut this was not bis only amunplinhiuciit
lUIore be bad lurmnl his attention to
banking, and whili yet he was merely s
clerk in a busine.ta liouso, Mr. (ioidntnilh
had attracted the attention of the
officer in chargo of tho (ioveln
Uicnt Olawnnlory at Washington as
a promising astronomer, a vocs
lion (or which be was pectiliatly
utunl by bis knowle lgo of the higher
mathematics, his skill lu tho lion nf tho
teleiH-o, and hisvtithuslasin in the atu ly
ol the wonders ol tho heavens. lie had
all tho tatietire iiecesmry to success in
astronomy, and thero 1 reason to believe
bo might have nudo an International
name, and linked himself to tho glories of
sideiiul space. I'ul he let the oppoitnuity
aM. Why, N-ihas we iliall never know,
lor he Was h tieelit and reserved. It must
have Uen tluil duty forced him reluctantly
to turn bis back upon a study so clow to
bis slfccli'ius, and it may have bee u suioti
bis hidden secrets that after he ha I turned
a coinpctentv he would return to it si. d
liuiku both iiauie an I fjiiie. Hut it was
not to bsi. Ilia hoiiors word to lie won on
a narrower field, and tin ro ho will long be
rvmeiutx.rvd lor bis cllicieiicT, bia success.
us useiu:neas, aii-l esp.viu.iy lor tils
aolii ilude sud kindiii'ss to the deHtitutu
and struggling of his own iKotdo of tlio
House ol Israel.
Col. Hi cm in. of Iowa, who served as
(' ngn'Hsuiiin from Unit Mate during sev
era! terms, was yesterday appointed Solic
itor of Iho Treasury. Col. Hepburn was
for some time after tho war a resident o!
Memphis, and practiced law hero with
considerable succcm. Wo bad hopes then
of making a good Hcmocrnt ol him, hut
before wo could consummato thu task ho
removed back to lows, from which Htate
bo entered tho Federal army, in w lilch bo
served with distinction, commanding
brigiu'o ol cavalry. Col. Hepburn was
very popular in Memphis, and at one tilno
was seriously thought of as a candidate for
'onircps by the Itctuotrata of tho then
matter cams un In tbn abnns of a hill by
Mr. Willlch, wlileh: repeals a previous net
vBiiusuog an oiu ordinance giving " "
A USEFUL LIFE ENDED
DEATH OP EDWARD . GOLDSMITH.
CASHIER OF THE GERMAN BANK.
tbn matter nf eic.1nlvn rn ht to tlio streets
nnd leave tho decision of that matter to
the courts. '
Universal Expressions .. .Bsrrot
Throughout the City and a Consersus
of Opinion That His Death la a Pub'.lo
Ho makes n gratifying showing. Ho says
Unit at tho present time there ia no point
on tho entire front woak enough to create
much unoasiness under tlio pressure ol
the highest wutura ever experienced lu tho
Miu (jomiwis Smith, who is just now
in New York City, buing askud "What is
the statu of tho 1'rohibilion movement in
Canada?" answered: "Tho Canada tem
perance act the Kcott act, as it is com
monly called after fair trial, bus just been
repealed by thirteen couuties and two
cities in ono day. It bad boon repealed by
eight or ten constituencies before. No
popular verdict was over more decisive"
Ma Mr Anhkhson has arrived in Iondon,
and very much tho belter for tho ocean
voyage. Khe hopes to bo all right by next
fall, w lien sho will ugain make her appear-
. . ?. .. t
unco beloto nu American niniieucc, nnu
fill tho engagements canceled on account
of iier illness, which, by tho way. sho In
sists wus due to over-woik and anxiety,
mid was never, nt any time, so severe as
to rob her of consciousness.
Is view of President Harrison's decla
ration that "no ncgn.es need apply" for
oll'ice, and tho refusnl of Iho heads ol tho
Treasury nnd l'ostnlnce Ivpnrlments to
employ negroes, 7ie Vu t'xre CumnurrinU
;,y,iM exiiresses a fear that mi lt a illcy,
if it is "inuinlalued during thu adiniuis-
trstion, wi!l split the negro vote, and that
w ill as certainly bo followed by a divisiou
of the white vote. Tho lUduals have
often asked why tho whiles ol Iho South
are practically solid; hsvo they at lust
discovered that it is Iwcauso the negnes
ate solid on tho race iptestiou? Ito they
nt Inst rwognlto tho wisdom of dividing
the daikies Ufore inviting tho whites to
Tn Sugar Trust has lton revived by
connlvatico and cuuibinntion with the
llavouiayer Urolhers and Chnrles II. SuulT
and tint conseipieneo was that yetterday
there was a lively timo in and alwiit the
oll'ices of the Trust oil Wall street. Hut it
is a long lane that has no turning. We
eonll b'lilly hclicvo that tlio press and the
law aulhuritiisi of New York will bo more
thnn ever on the hsikout for ways to cir
cumvent the concern snd bring all eon.
cei insl in this Issl movement to account.
There ought to Is? some way to reach the
Tun .'(iiicoi A'K suva this promises to
hu a remarkablo year for tho extension of
railroads In tho t'nited Stales. It says
ir.il new lines with a contemplated mileage
of nilhiS havo la-en projected during
the first three months of tho year. Of
these 1I.K18 miles nro under construction
or contract, and 0,117 more havo been
An excursion party of &tH) capitalists,
manufacturers and investors will leave
I'ssdon today for Alabama and other South
ern States on n prospecting tour. Tho ex
cursionists will ho tendered receptions in
several of the cities In which they ore to
sojourn. Is Memphis to bo among them?
Tns ,'iMfon Hi rnlil feelingly observes thut
"it is not welcome to New Kiighiudurs to
have it thrown in their faros that Massa
chusetts contains more illiterates In pro
portion to the numherof Inliubitauis with
in the Slate than any other A mcrieun com
monwealth." Hut it is a fact, neverthe
Tun 7icfiiiMo;i, AViis diM'lares that the
American ot who does not fully cele
brate the Incident of tho fSumoan cyclone
where an American ship cheers and plays
tlio Nullouul anthem to hearten up the
diwpiililng and drowning men in their sis
ter ship, will not he attending to business.
created a sensation in this city. 1 no lei
tor. which is addressed to his wife and
children, is of great length, and goes into
inlereHtinu Dersnnill details. Two years
niro Mr. Abbott, who was then, as at tlio
timo of his death, road commissioner of
Uloominuton Townshin. was sued by sev
end taxnnver bceimso he had taken
mnnov for thu work of his own teams.
which was. technically illegal. Ho was
tbreiitoneil with a n-etirrcnco of such lili-
uution. nnd wna morbidlv sensitive on the
anliieet. Ho aavs in his letter that
ctuspiraty was jiut up against nun
bv i'oiinlv TrniiHiircr liains ulld Others,
nfl prominent men. Ho says that
an order for $'.) given bv him to one lson
Ijebr bad bueu raised to jvoo, nnu iur
ther that Idorer, the township collector,
w ho ia under indictment or having falsi-
tbul riM'orda. wua thu vlcdut of liams.
l.ebrunil otliurw. Abbott says Cliat ho
wus bouudod with such "infernal devil
ishncHM" that ho was forced to succumb
and had got into such n false position that
lie could no longer look his friends in tho
face. It is believed bv thoso who know
him best that his mind was unbalanced
bv (imincial trouble and that there is lit
lie truth in wiiat ho savs in his letter.
Most of die persons named in thu letter us
. . ... . .. II 1.
lieing implicate!! III lite Hiiegijq conspiracy
are uoovu suspicion. ,
Th Arnrteniy of fcclenre.
Wasiiinotom, April 10. About thirty
of tho ninety-six members of tho National
Academy of Sciences, were in attendance
at the opening session of tho annual meet
ing of the Academy today. Tho sessions
will probably run through tomorrow and
Thursday, and the program embraces a
series of fourteen papers by prominent
scientists of the I'nited Suites.
A preliminary meeting was field this at reels,
morning at, which nuinio i.utioei n
transacted, and at which it was decided lo
hold the meeting for the eleruou oi out
i ins. includiiiir members of the Council
tomorrow and to elect new members ou
Shortly afternoon Frof. O. C. Marsh, tho
President of Iho Acadeinv, culled tlio put)'
lie meeting to order, and without any re
marks whatever, immediately pna-oeded
to call lor tho rending ol the pais-rs nu
nminced for tho nieeliiiL'. Tlio llrst to
respond was C. H. Fierce, of tho I'nited
Mules ootut survey, w iiose subject was the
"rHdiaullous ol Color.
Mrlke Anions Miners Imminent
I'UNXst tawnkv, Fa., April HI. A Ron
nil strike is immineut iu the Jefferson
Cnunly coal regions. Tho authorities ut
tho Adrian mines have offered their em
ployes a reduction of 0 cents per tou in
the price for mining coal that is cents
Instead ol 40 coiils. the present rate. I lie
miner have declined to accent the rediic
turn, snd il au uUctnpt is mads to force it
them, as is extremely probable, all
of the other companies will make similar
reductions and the result win oe a gnnerni
atrikn. involvuiff sevors tlioiisnnd miners
It in asid thst the Isrge coal Olivers are
holding bsi k their orders in anticipation
of lower prices fA,r real when tho reduced
scale forming pxw into i tiect.
Tns (AnaKin Ivyitler calls tlio atteution
of Us readers to tbof.n t that "If Jesus
Christ were to crform today in Kansas or
Iowa tho mlraclo which ho wrought in
'nna or Galileo, and change water into
wine, be could bo ariested and punished
as a violator ol law."
Tun IVinocrats of New Jersey Laving
red slrlctcd the Slate to their liking, are
very sanguine thst It will be impossible
(or the ltepublicnus ever again to gel m
aeasioii of iU Hut they are reminded by
one who knows "that llleir last redislrict
ing scheme was a most miaersble failure.
A winlilv d.sliii Is that were Hseled to
return lorty iKmpa-rala lo twenty Hepub
lic.ma st thu Micrcodiug i-lectiou elected
thirty-five Hcpiiblirans ti twenty five
iK nesrals, so strong was popular Indigns
tioii st tho course of the IVmocratic
Cimixxaii is dlsciiMiiiig the ipu-ation
I nniiexing tho mi ni 1 of Clifton and
Avolid.ile, many ol the Inhabitants ol
which are among the leading business
men ol the city, identified with its growth
and proMS'titv, and yet are not counted
among Its Miptilsllon by the census Inkers.
This tells against tho real status of the
city in point ' f population, and males it
spK'sr as If Cincinnati was not gaining
her (plots of Hpu!aliou.
The business community was profoundly
shocked and grieved yesterday by the an
nouncemcut that Edward Goldsmith,
cashier of tho Gorman Bank, was dead. A
piceo of black crepe pinned to tho door of
the bnuk told the sod story, which spread
quickly and was received by all who hud
known the deceased with a sense of per
sonal loss. Men unaccustomed to expres
sions of liberal laudation of their fellows
pid not hesitate, to say "His loss is irre
parable; thero is no one who can fill his
place." Tlieso expressions wore not con
fined lo intiinato friends alono, but repre
sented tho preponderant sentiment of tho
financial world of. Momphis. Every
body bnd a good word for the dead
man. coupled with a sentiment that
hi demise w-as in tho nature of a public
loss. His brothor cashiers were deeply
moved by the evout, and did not hesitate
to bear tribute to his eminent moi its as a
financier and bank ollicur and admirable
quiililies as a man. Mr. John Overton,
Jr.. ronresenled the nrevailing opinion on
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Change when no sum, .ncmpnra uihiw
a very valuable man. There are many
w ho could nnve Deen oeiier spureu mini
Mr. John Cochran, President or the
German Hank, took the loss of his assoei-
am deen v to heart. Iho tears were in ins
eyes an t his voire wns broken wiih omo-
lion wiieu no reicrnj-i i
employes went about their work with
lieavv hearts, remixing mat incy uui iobv
kind nml considerate suis-nor and a
trustworthy and genorous friend. The
bank depositors, as they Hocked in toward
I osimr hour Willi ineir uiiuy ou
mwlia looked reverently in the di
..iii,ii nf tho niivutu ollice fao
ing tlio street, which was his usual
uoikH ion. and aimed roBreiiuuy aa uio
vacant elm r reminded ol the laminar lorm
und agreeable ptesence that had bo long
l'.verywuere in mnmeiw circles, on mo
in tno coiiniinif-rooinH, uv mo
Cottyn Fxehnnge and Werehnnts rx
change, nothing else was talked of, and
Usiu every lip were expressions of regret
und praise, varied orcassionally by some
such expression as "Thero died ono of the
ls-st friends I ever hud. 1 don't know
where I'll lind another like lilm.
Mr. Goldsmith popularity was duo to
his personul magnetism, to his readiness
at all times to lend a helping hand to do
serving business men. To voung mon ho
was particularly kind, backing iiieni up
with credit and worus oi eiicouraguiunin
and advice. There is no counting mo
number oi business men to whom llward
Goldsmith stood in the relation of trusted
counsellor and steadtast Irloiiu. lie ui.i
not measure men by tho tape lino ol lol
Isrs and rents although no man in Mem
iibl wus Imtler posted as to Iho solvency
of those who applied to tho bsnk for loans.
lie aomeliuies. trusten lo men a uonor
and reudernd them tinaneial u-siatunco
without security other than pletlges of
good faith, and so ken was bis insight
111IO UUUIIIIl uuiuru auo u" j''a
ment of men, tlist he was rarely, il ever,
deceived. In such cases he look the risk
on his own shoulders and rtected the
bank against any danger ol lors. A re
mark made by a gentleman paen.ier in a
street csr to a friend will illustrate how
numerous wore tho recipients of his favor.
Sold he: "I am running two stores, and
I very much fesr that Goldsmith's death
will com il me lo let one ol thoin go."
There were so many commendable traits
in Mr. Goldsmith's character that it is
next to impossible to do them-justice
-erythlng worth reading, nnd was a
charming conversationalist, and a keen
and original critic
Mr. Goldsmith was, at tho time of Ids
death, about forty-two years of age, and
strikingly prepossessing in appearance.
There wns a magnetism about the man
that drew others to hlra in spite of them
selves. There was thnt in bis eye which
said: "This Is a true man."
It H lamentable that a life oi aucn use
fulness as was his should be cut oil in Its
flower. Mr. Golilsinitu was probably a
martyr to lus devotion to duty, lie
contracted a severe cold about two
weeks ago, which would nave yioiaea
twn.lilv to treatment nnd care, but no
... i I. . . J u
made light oi ii. aiiu siuca. vo u uvea,
w hen he should have been in bed. When
it was too late to arrest the progress of the
.lianiiun tin vieldod to nature nud lay down.
. - i i i... i.:-
Yesterday at noou, surrounuou oy u
family, he yielded up as noble a spirit as
ever animated a human body.
Tbn fnneni wil take nlaco l-riday in or
der to enable relatives and friends from
New York and Philadelphia to allcnu.
CAUGHT ON FOR THE COST
PAETIE3 SWEARING OUT wltAH.
W ABB ANTS MUST PAT FOB THEM.
A Merchant on Boala Street and a Negro
Customer Clash, the Difficulty is Car
ried to Justloe Hujhey, an Airing is
Given It, and the Result Is a Surprise.
Mr. Iladnea's Tribute.
'Man is like a tnosunito." sagely ob
served President Hadden yesterday after
noon, after meditating seriously over tlio
death of Mr. Ldwnrd Goldsmith.
An ArrKAL reporter, to whom the ob
servation was addressed, failing to catch
the similarity, clearly showod his mystifi
cation, and tlio President of the Taxing
"I menu this: He dies; the world moves
along just the same, and somohodv comes
in at the most uuexpoctea lime, irom mo
unexpected place, nnd inses ins
"I'll discharge nil these cases and charge
up the costs to thoso who sworo out the
Sinco the Magistrates struck a snng iu
their raids on the State aud County Treas
uries (or costs in dismissed warrants, somo
of them havo adopted a different policy to
secure themselves in this, to them, im
portant feature of their business, and the
noted language with which this account
begins fell from Justice Hughey's lips yes
It was the case of I Wolf vs. J. M.
Johnson originally, but before it reaehed
the climax stagn was so subdivided into
small and conflicting sections that the par-
tios in interest included a large proportion
of the Healo street and Uadden avenue
Wolf is the nronrietor of tt limited general
store on Deulestreet near St-Martin, He was
always on the alert for the patsingsl ranger
half inclined to buy something, and Mon
day afternoon Johnson came along. John
son is a man of great understanding, wears
a No. 11, and experienced some tlilllculty
in securing a shoe ol that sir., railing in
llioni UllUA)Ji:UlOU Jim v, cm.i hi.v. .... , i ii 1 ft 1 I ...
place. Hut we are going to exporiooco no ono place, ho noted with delight n oisplaj.
little dillieulty in ttmnng a successor oi louigenr m
for Mr. Goldsmith. 1 was associated with
him for tho past six years, was thrown
with him frequently and he was ever
ono of my warmest friends. Ho could
take charge of and carry through success
fully more small things nt the same timo
than any man I ever saw. Take, for ex
ample, iho stork call on tho .Merchants
Kxchangc. Ho was instrumental in hav
ing that introduced, labored almost mces
suntlv in its behalf until the interest was
established, and kept himself thoroughly
posted iu the prices of all securities.
Thorn Is one thing, if there were no
othor that will endear his memory toevery
citizen of Memphis. He, of all men else,
was the ono who looked after the credit of
the city in stimulating nnd maintaining
front of Wolf's nbout his
a .1 . lfa 11' 1ST
sire, nnd exactly ins quuiiiy. nun
shared this delight, and there was no necu
of outside interference in tho diplomatic
proceedings begun at once between the
two. Tho dealer could only fee the cus
tomers with an approximation prixe, as it
wore, the border of the numlier desired,
and Johnson obligingly took the1
outer border, No. 12. The price
was Jl.o. Johnson bad but Jl.lJto
spend on shoes, which Wolf accepted.
The customer donned Ins new hoot-cover
ing, handed the lute owner received
what he recklesslv presumed to be 85
cents iu change, and walked out with a
friend. After proceeding a lew loci
from the store, Johnson claims he
discovered a discrepancy ol .'J
H,.. ri.u rr it limla not bv endeavoring cents. in W oil s favor, and
. ., . '.I... 1... t k .i....
M nailed la Ilea I to.
Sirial PI'lsiU tl lo 1 In Aii'awL
ItinuiKiiiiAU. Ala.. Anril 10. Patrick
l ynch, a while miner, met with a horrible iihln the briel limita ol MwaMpeyrti
death ne.rthi.clt, today. He was work- J " ""Jf SjLZ
ing In au oiiing in the Coal Creek iiiiuos
Tll pHvhrrtrr Vimrnif notes that the
world is growing wiser and presumably
sitter, but it Is not either wise enough or
good enough lo pay a woman man's wages
for doing a man's work.
Tns quiwtion of the President's assem-
bling Coiigrens In October in extra scsioft
is Is'iug discusao.1 and many leading IU
piilillcuns are in favor of It
M tssAt nt strrs will vole on tho prohi
bition amendment next week. It ia con
fidently predict! by men of both partiea
that It will be defeated.
Tns Frinre nf Wale has expressed ado-
sire lo meet M r. Parnoll.
I '' 'i
A HABU TOUNQ MAN
BhooU III Slater, Tnk'nv Her Tot an
Hiiimimiiiam, Ala., April Id. A Secisl
to the Ajf-llnM from Wsrrior nKrts a
sad tragedy at lieed'i tisn, near thst
place. Four young men called tn see a
Miaa Uvingslon. Her brother objis ted lo
one of the via.lois and went off an J got a
pisiol. When be entered Iho rtin he
bred st theono whom b.i aii.-ovd wus the
objei'tionnble young linn, tint who lurned
oul to Ih bis a.fli r. Tlio ball strui k her
lu the rlirsk sud lodged at I be base ol Iho
brain. 1'bo nltetidiug pbsirisna say alio
will die. Young lavim'-ton laaaid lohave
been drunk, and is sll st Inro.
Mavos Gsast, of New York, bss U-cn
as good as his word. He recently declined
thst so soon as Judge WjIIuiv, ol the
I'nited Suites Cctirt, decided III the nv.i
live, as he confidently anticipated, tho sp
plication of Jsy Gould for a perjH lual in
junction rrslrsining the city auth iritics
fnun taking down or compelling him lo
tako down the telegrsph poles which lined
the streets of the metropolis, bo would lu
stantly enlorce the law. llnshodid yes
terday, to the great delight of all classes ol
the people, who bad hoped it would have
been dono long ago, as fur back as IHsO,
w hen bill to thst effect paused and pro-
Uoi.y frauds ire rejsirted from Tort
Townwnd, Wash. T. Certain revenue
agents there srs in disgrace In coiiae.
qiiemv, and Ihe late I.eV. Henry h ard
lH'Cchcr's sou i ono among thciu. Hut
bo declans tin re Is no truth in the stute
ineiits that have liccn giveu the public,
and Unit they aro prniuptod by friends of
c:etsry Hlulue, who has never forgiven
bia father's opposition to him as a U"
publican candidate for President, Illume
is feeling lor his enemies.
a-" - -- . Mr a- r; a. MM
Tns Hon. John P. Fiber, of Indiana,
whoso death has 1 u it been announced,
was Secretary ol the Interior dur'ng a por
tion oi Mr. Iiucolu s a.lmiuUUilioii. ue 1
Th ImrlealfttH II r.
Fv hiii im n, Cnl., April Id. It was
stated officially yesterday that Ihe cruiser
Charlcslou would probably stall ou her
tnaltiipoii I nduy next. She bss lln
isbed coaling, mid )wteidsy look on
Kmr l a large quantity ol rope, hawsers
Slid other equipments flom MilllO lalsild
for the trip. On Saturday, while l)lugst
her d.sk, tin a were atnttcd In bur fur
nace, and the machinery, under a full
head ol Menu, was (mini to work
smoothly and in ls-rl. i l order. Her an
chors are In place, but her abs l liissta,
winch were made in I'itteburg, will not
bo put in until after the trial trip. 'I lie
armnuicnl has tnt yet str.e.l. CnpL
I hsiliW GooiUil, ol tins City, hS I e 'II
a. 'ected by Fn aolclll Irvln Noll, of the
I'ni'n Iroii'Woik, io commnnd tiie
t'hsrli atoii on her trial trip. Ho has In
spected tho vesel. The engines were set
going slid worked satisfactorily.
when a mass of rock six feet square and
weighing five tons fell directly ou him,
uisihlng him into atoms. His fellow
workmen, with the aid el a derrick, lifted
the ris k away after several hours, but
their fiieiid was mashed into a donn
piece. I.vucli was a widower sud had no
w4er-Warlt nia l
Thov, ftN, Y., April 10. A portion of the
worka ol the Klmgitcoke Powder Coin
puny was blown up last night by the ex
plosion ol 200 poundsnl material in a mix
ing vat. Charles H. Ibwe was killed snd
Morvni IW-noway receivwl injuries whlcii
w ill probsbly prove falsi. Tho damsgw to
the prois-rty Ualsml Jl,.Vi, andlho works.
which were turning nut b,il pounds ol
riile jHiwder daily, will shut down for
nlsnil ait weeks, until the buildings aud
machinery sao replaced.
Saaar l'rm Heel.
Hah raMis-o, Cat, April 10. The
Heel S ii car Comisiny was inroriioratcd to
day with a capital ol $.1,fli0,(si0, with Ixmis
A. SchlisM, A. I. I'uttiMi, r. r. Ilelmsn,
Clsu SpnH'kets snd John l. Spn-ckels as
director. Ihe last two holding half of the
al.-k. Tlieobi.s t is to elect large sugar
rellncries at various points on the coast
in ii dd 1 1 ion to one nliea.ly established at
WntMinville, Cal., in Iho eiiHS'lation ol
refining tsi.UOO or bo.otju tons ol augur a
'taitiH A Her 1 wraty -nln 1 ear.
Tiii;tos. N. J.. April llU-Tho Slato
Court ol Pardons to.lay grnnled a pardon
to J.wcnh C. Steward, colored, who has
liecn in Stale prison for twenty-nine years,
having, when a IsJ, murdered a playmnto
lu Glouceter County, lie was llrst en-
teueo.1 lo be haiW',1. hut sivuriMl a com-
mutation tn (uipllsoiiment lor life on the
ground of not living uieiilullv strong. Ho
rn-aled efforts hsVe Ls eii mads during the
j..u,l eleven years lo secure his pardou.
Ciiicaoo, 111.. . April lik-Sir. II. II
Ank-elL ol the suburban townnf Onk Park,
committed sulcblo lust night by hanging
himsell lu his burn. Mr. Angell was for
mcrlv a wealthy resuleut ol I hit-ago, but
met with reverseat Ilia head had been
slot ted for some lime, and a is Is'licvcd
that he was temporarily luaniis when he
dosiroved hiinsetf. 'He was sixty jcars
Aalt I ambiairm.
Tonosns Out., April lo. - Iho lUuking
and Coinmorce Ounmitleo ol the iKimiu
ion Parliament lolay repotted, after pro
longed discussion, Mr. I larks Mallai-oa
mil lor the suppression ol combines. The
anieiiiliiirnt to the bill was carried trant
Ing the accuse! oihiuii oi trial by jud-e
and iurv. Appeal to the Supreme Court
Silreel Mall f aatpaar Maarail O l.
St. I'Afl, Mmu., Aprd Id. The slreet
i- ;i i li ike In St, Paul has reached the bit-
.cure nnd wiu urted on by that body
I. ii nltcrnonn, IheCiiy li.dlwuy Conqmny
Is lng kii.x kol out in ihe llrat round. 1 bia
ia Ihe fourth lav of the stiikn. Slid 110 id-
tft'inpt hsvr been mudo to start cars or l this t-onlitiy, and who nre 4n most
.il Lnra !. in niv. ..niai.ul .1. .I,M ..,,1.11.. I,A : ...iM ..ii...mi..i
neo. n i,en raa the uu
la-ni.laliuo prolittblv acted more proieplly ! was ihwettrd by her liuaband Slid In the
limn II would oilier wise bate done. Iho j oilier, the inoiui r ma-ricd by her luu
Secrotsrv Win oui bus siillioiiAed Ihe
Commissioners l raiinrtaboii, ' Pbllsileia
phi.1, IO eXM'lld t.lJo ilol tbs l.u.l,Tint
Fund in returning lo llieir lieiura, in lie
I Inn i. iwo laillilie. no roifs) I ill live I in
veaimenta wa next to infallible, and rapl
tsliats were quite conUmt to follow his leaJ
In a speculuiivo venture that mot his ap
proval. More than that, so linpl.citly did
well knnwn investors relv upon tho Bound-
uossof his financial judgment that about
twelve months ago an investment com
t.n n v aaa nnninlaed with a capital of $I(HI,-
Us), and the entire sum placed at bis d is-
iMskil to Invest as ins best junguieni nngm
dictate. A lew davs before Ins death he
railed the stockholders together and glad
duned their hearu by announcing a L! er
The Jewish ccminuoilv Ol MemplllS
have lost In Mr. Goldsmith a friend who
cannot be renUvd. A member of that
race himsell ho enjoyed their coiiiidence
In ihn hii-heat degree and was always con
sulted by those of them who needed wise
counsel and geuerens sympsuiy. no nmn
ever aoolied for either to Kdward Gold
smith without receiving it la Uia lullesl
Mr. Golilsmith wts a self-made-msn in
the highest sense ol the turm. W hen but
teu venrs ol sge bo came from Germany
lo Philadelphia, whore he attended the
public schools and acquired a lair common
school education, but even at that early
ago bo was a sell-reliant bread winner nud
sold Scrs to enablo him to contribute to
Iho family treasury. Ho wss about thir-
Uen year ol ago when ha came to
Memphis, and found employment
dispensing sods wsler al Kooco S
coiifrclionerv. While there employed
he managed to acquire a know!
i.U of bookkeeping and was soon
promoted to the poaitiou of bookkeeper
and confidential cletk. When ltocco
f.uleJ and li ft Memphis, voting Goldsmith
then alioul sixteen, secnnsl a jsMition with
lovy V Ik.rg, private bankers ami brokers,
and tbua ewl iblislied a bllsineas conucc-
lion Which lstcd through life. Step by
step he advanced In the conlblonre and
suh-iii of his employers snd rapidly won
promotiju. From bookkerpor lo assistant
cashier, and Ireui asaUUnt rasliier to
csshlor were landmarks iu his progress
winch he easily loll Is huid biui.
Wiion tho old Manhattan Hank was
merged with the German In June. INC.,
and a)M.irbed by that i-opul.ir llnaucial in
alilllll.in. Mr. (lol.l.milli was chosen
cashier, a position which be occupied up
In the hour ol his desin witu ennu vu. sat
isfaction toall concerned.
In s7. at the age ol 'venty-fl Mr.
ilnl.l.tniih was inarued lu this city to Sl:t
M.i.i.I.iI. a nu vi l tint i msble lady, by whom
i.M bad three children who survive
i. in. ....1 ahum their mother's bo
r. avei.o-nt. The deieitsed wss a inoslel
luflmnd and father and knew no greater
pleaatire than to lellie lo his home and
surrounded by hi household gods devote
i.,.,.,lf l.i ninoaant cou verse or si'ent
study. He was an indefatigable student
sud Lad supplemented Ihe defects of his
early education by severe mental applica
niuili..iuntical. literary and his
torical studies. His rsngo of inlormstion
.nn.ii.rfid in view ol tho limited
liaiira afforded lliui by bllsiuosS Csres.
i ...u.hn....ii.4 ba wsa a prod
lay and the most slistruso pib
leina were en.ilv solved bv his logical
lulnd. He hsd even pu-hed bis re-esn hi-a
lolherwginn olthe alare snd -
. ..i n.Mn rroute. He hsd an
..i Hn.d tin in his n-sidem-e
where he msde many Important di-ver.
i.. i .a. uf which he as ollicmlly
. -..i. .. . .1 I'. ,.i.l Males Govern
tuenU In current htorature he baJ read
to ivo thorn a fictitious1 value, but by
keeping them where merit dictated they
CAUGHT BY 8BVEN CANINES.1
Colored Man Frightfully Bitten by
Seven Dogs From One House.
The dog crou in and around Memphis
has kept paco with tho cotton crop, and is
now greater than ever bcloro kuown.
It is estimated that for every bale ol
cotton received hero this season there are
not less than three canines.
According to this tho latter product will
beiu the neighborhood of 2,100,000, not
including the extra per centago usually
added lor omissions by the census taker.
A voung colored man named Albert
Jones unwittingly discovered a nest cou
Uiuing seven fine, well-developed stioci
mens, from Mark Iwuins Dumascus cur
to the oever-let-eo Fnglish bull dog.
Jones lives on the Poplur street boule
vard, and In coming to the cuy
yesterday morning hsd to pass the hotme
of a negro named Hruee. When ho
reached the houso seven vicious dog
in the yard iumiied the fence and
attacked him in a body. Tho brutes
were led bv a ferocious bull log. and
fastened on nil parts of bis body. He
was bitten severely slKitit the face and
neck. Hrtire ran lo the unfortunate man's
rescue, and drove all the brutes away but
tbeJiulldog. He had bis fangs fastened
in Jones a arm, and hsd to Ik beaten
into insensibility before Ins hold
could be unlocked. The woundod man
wss moved to the city aud I'r. Kogcrs
Uress-d bis hurts.
An sppheation to kill the brutes wss
made to Chiof Davis bv the injured men's
relatives, but they were beyond the I hiel s
uris bction. However, they will doubt-
em soon be meat for the soap and eausago
TUB MENKEN BIFLE8 MUdTERED IN.
Brigadier-General Carries Launches
Tbam On Tbelr Military Career.
The Menken Itillet were mustered into
tho Slute militia last night by Brigadier-
The following olliccrs and men com
pose the company:
Captain, U P. Furbish; first lieutenant,
W. Dal ton: second lieutenant, George A
Private J. II, Hopkins. J. A. Fcrgu
son, T. r- rvell, Jr., J. T. rorsvth, If,
U tain, J. IL hswyer, W. H. Hoover,
Jno. T. I.swleas, rum' I Smilh, P. M.
Ilnlle, T. I. KpiH-rson, K- . Anderson,
Julius Seelig, II. Winkelman, W. II
Sonlleld, K Frioilmsn, F. O. Williams, M
M. Cohen, O. P. H)les, Jr., A. II. Trefry,
j. w. rawver, J. J. Dolan, J. Ilasllnrs
O. M. Itobbe, It. F. Stewart, Jo. M.
Huck, A. A. Sterling, I. Och II. L. Sow-
yor. W. I. Schloss. W. Stovenson.
This romiisnv has been organized last
Octolwr and has been practicing the field
movements since that date. 1 hoy Will re
ceive their guns some timo this week,
ssMired bv lingndler General l arm , lol.
Peltit and l ieuL Col.- A. H, Taylor who
were in slten. lance at tho muster.
Hrigadier-4 lenersl larnis made a very
pretty speech tn the boys in launching
them into the military world.
TILL, UNDEK A BtliEET CAR.
An Accident to Ouy Hunt That May Cost
Illra a Foot,
Guv Hunt, th lilllo son of Mrs. 8 F.
Huut, was the victim in an accident, nt
noon yesterday, that may roxt him his left
foot. He was riding on the front end ol a
Y snce street rnr slid attempted to get off
while the car was in motion, snd In doing
so hpprl ana loll, his left leg billing In
the track snd the front whci I of the car
psssed over it, crushing it very badly.
A aslaalaloalMB, MalarNest.
I)im, April lo. An election w.n
held in Hochcster today to fill the Parlia
mentary sent made va.-aul by the resigna
tion ol Col. Ilu.ihrs-lla1h.lt. Iho ballot
ing resulted in favor of .Mr. Ilugesmm, the
Gladstonian candidate, who pollvd 1,"5
votes aguinst 1,01 votes for .nr. Davis,
the Uls ral-l uiotiist candidate.
In the rliH-lion in lSv'. Col. Ilughes-
Hullett, who was the nomineo of the ton-
serviitivr, revived voii-s againt
1,:'k".I voliw polle.1 by Mr. F. F. Ik lacy, th
candidate ol tho Home Killers.
returned to the store at once to negotiate
for rectification. Ikilh sides were disti
llate, the negotiations degenerated into i
the Ixillicose line, and Wolf reached for j
an iron pegeutter to bring Johnson to I
terms. Tlio visitor didn't "term" that
wav, and full uon the negcuttor over the
back of the shop keeper. Mis. Wolf
screamed, seized John ou, and soon there
wa a regular stack ol confused humanity,
but none in the cause of tho negro John
son, ihe testimony laueu to snow miu
there were any blows paused, and tho
faces ol those temporarily iu arms showed
no signs of violeut iisago.
Maasrs. Tliomus I teming and George
F.lliot appeared to enlighten Iho court
to what s'lould be done,
the former for Wolf, the latter for
Johnson. Lawver Flemiux waxed warm
in his arguments, depicting the outrago
pcrtietrated uihiii the p.-rsoil and premises
ol his client, declared boldly that if ho
had boon the aggrieved instead
of Wolf, he would hsvo bunged
the intruder, related bow he had
decided hundreds of similar cases while on
the bench, and finally struggled with the
naihulie side of the case until great leais
slole from his eve, rilled dow n his cheeks
and fell with a loud report iiou the un
A recces ol live inlnut s was lukcn lor
the court, wi nicer and loungers
to dry their ey-s, al.er which time wss
called, and Counsellor Kiliott went to
bat Ho begau pounding wilu em
phasis at tho otitsot, hammered J
tho argument of his adversary out - v
of sbaisB, walked all over and around
ihe umpire, doubled th short stop prose
cutor Into a bow knot, made the circuit in
seventeen seconds and rescue. I his gsme '
from a seemingly bsd hole amid vocifer-
eroos cheers Irom the bleaching boards.
but received groans snd hisses fnun tlnsso
who hsd staked '.5 cents on the other side.
When Counsellor Homing footed up tho
ostts ol his client's term ol ihr.-e warrants,
there were lound to be $11. M due the
umpire, againat w hich loud and vigorous
kicking was launched, but It had lo stsnd
aud come out of the gate receipts. '1 he
umpire sised Johnson tin on two warrants
for Sri.20, which closuod qui the treasury
and Ihe audieneo dispersed, impresssed
with the idea that occasionally il wss well
to be on hsnd at a magistrate's court trial.
Aw laaraeMsa Ileal.
Ciiirsno, III., April 11. It was reported
here tolsy that the Standard Oil monop
oly has just completed ono of Ihe blg,Tst
deal on record, ror iwo yean the coin-
Iutny has been quietly securing properly
n Ohio, snd bss now 7.0G0,0U0 Invested
there. The Sisudsrd will abandon the
Pennsylvania fields for thow in Ohio. The
consummation ol Ihe ochem means th
revolution ol the oil business.
GiirincxarsiN, by Marion Crawford, and
The I'rcity Sister of Joe, by Mrs. llwDWlt,
can be bad iu clotb at Siauoiaird s.
Fmni tlw ArkaiiftoiCJaarlla. i
Oklahoma is not only locking In all th
conveniences of civilisation, but il is si I li
sted in th "dry belt," concerning which
tho settlers of Western Kansas tell an elo
quent and pitiful story. It is a grating
rather than an agricultural country, where
th po-r man's chances of success are les
soned by every condition and lufluenc
knnwn there. That man Is sowing a boun
tiful crop ol sorrow and disappointment
who leaves a home in Arkansas, with the
rhlireh and school houso hard by, protected
by all the intlneuces oi well regulstcd so
ciety, and with lis assurances ol a eood
living snd additional prolil regulnted only
by intelligent ell. ill, to try bis tortuue
sinous the uncertain results ol Oxtali"-?'
Take connect ol wisdom and rema'' W-'S.
. : i . . l . , , . aaar
your irienua in a i aiium., .
Tit A,ssl rrtC -'
rrom Die K-lma t Ala.) Tlm Mall.
Tus MiMrins Arrsit seems to have
formed S correct opinion ol tho political
sitnaliou in Alabama. It says itliout
tho negro there csn be no Itepublican party
In Alabama. In aomo cotintios nnt more
than tliree white men csn le found who
sre Itepublicsns, and in the w hole Sute
it is doubtful if there is 1,00). And pre
lection I SMiiisirats sre almost a scarce.
heinc chiefly rmitliiixl to tho stork holders
in the res enlly estatilishe.1 iron industries
ol tlio mining district of tho Mute.
I run tb Lllllt Pnrk I sow ml.
Tnt Msui'iiis Ari-KAb rises Ko prniound
this hard ono: "If women can vote on
tho liquor question, If they can vole In
telligenlly lur M-hiM.I ollieers, w liy n'4 for
Govoroor and Prvaidcut?'' Why not?
raravll San lh Tloaea.
Isro, April 10. Mr. Parnell has in
stituted suit sgalnst Ihe Ixindon ri'if for
libel, claiming tlOO.'XX) damagi-s.
rrrTsBriPI. I . April IS. KltcrSlrs-ISIuehf
sn.l Ulllua. Wraihar tlear.
W ilKH.IMO. w. Va.. April M-UIror It feet
t Iim hra and Ullloc W.sftllirr clear.
rVANSVIIi r, Int. April IS-Klrcrll IrH I
Indira anil latl.marjr. Wealli.-r clear.
N:W OM.fAXS. la., Atrll I. -Wtalher eleaf
anS eleaaaut. l-Hiricd: Uar lloiulos, Llucio-t.-il.
CslliO. Ill .April IS-ltlrerlT feel nA taltlnt.
Waali.er clr.ir and waiui. Is paiUsl: liul.l'n Huif,
SI. I.')t'l. Ma., A.rll Ift -River l frl as
rlatn Wraihar rlear aud warm. ITpsrled: Ae
kanaaa 1iy. Nalekei.
I IM iN A 11.11.. April IS Hirer 21 feet t Inebe
an. I ... on W.sU'ier lair. Isiailes1: ISamss
SI r'i. k, Srw tlr'eant
I. i .ii.ir.. kr, Ap'l! ts-Rlver rtitns.
j. t lerl i In. ba on ilie lulls. ml ift-l
iuvkca in to oauaL w aaUwj cltax auat ylsaaina
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