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TIIE HEMFHIS APPEAL: S UN DAY, APRIL 28, 1889.'
tin i Rln Waller'ilay,
. "Go, lOTCljr rose," or some old sons
, - Tliat, should I play
Fcebljr, thy voice may mako me stronf
Willi lovluif memories clierlilied long.
??' Bltlff. "DrlnV In mo."
-'.? 0r "Tl". O th e Hps away,"-
soine ilru I ii to Uo,
When I am iron and thou art gay,
ttcuu'isborvj of a uupplir any.
A solemn nlr,
A melody uot Ion. I hut low,
Full whitening hnlr,
And when (ho iuifcu iM heating k!ot
Tuo niudc'i uioiuiuru should move 10.
The aonx moat nweet
1 Hint which lull uot tlirllU tho ea.
Ho, love. rte:tt
For one who coimtcili fcllence ilenr
Hint which to silence in uinut uciir.
Dr. T. W. Varion', in iiepT' .Vii;n:'nrr JL'nj.
DNCLB MEROTJBY'3 "MOVIN"
From Harpor'a WecVly.
Aunt Flora and her father wero about
to move, ouc of tho small, dingy rooms
they had occupied for years in tho row of
negro quarters. - Thoro they had lived till
through the war, when shy was a bounc
ing young woman with carded, gayly rib
boned locks, tho best dancer on tho plan
tation, a trick of easy movement, probably
Inheritod from her father, who had bona
nicknamed Mercury by his master beca'uso
in bin youth ho was so swift 'footed when
sent on an errand, and tho namo stuck to
him, tho oni) his mother give him never
coming to light, except when ho deposited
his vote at tho polls on election days ax
"John tho B.iplist Randolph." Ho" was
. an Bged man now; known all through tho
neighborhood as "Old UtHj Mercury over
at tho Randolphs." His wife, "Aunt
Pomona," ha l boon d iad for somo time;
sho too, without horself being aware of it,
had utllcd upon tho Olympian dynasty for
namo for her daughter. This "onlu-st
tliilo" wns natnod Flora, nor was sho very
wull pleased with tho selection. "Flora
ain't nothin' but a dog namo nohow," sho
declared on one occasion when a shooting
party camo to stay at tho mansion, and
ono of theui h id a flue setter named Flora.
Now thai her dancing days were well over,
sho developed in her middle ajo an unus
ual spirit of thrift nnd enterprise for one
of her race, saving tho pennies sho earned
until she had dollars cuotuh to buy a
piece of land and build a cabin on iL
HtuuJiiig over Iter wash-tub sho gave m)
ono day a graphic sketch of her efforts and
"Von sec, I tell yo' hovr It Is. Mis'
Iliiinlolpli she ini.'hty good to me, hIio gib
me all do clo'ia 1 w'ur, un" do liiu'l ho gib
us plenty to cat, nu' fallier Kits some o' his
old tlo'cv tlmiuh dey's a liiT.p too big f .r
hiur, you could put I woo' him into one o'
do lc's o'GinTs nunls, but 1 nuikes 'em tit
well 'nonli. I don't havo to put none o'
do mnncy I makes on mo nor in me. ho I
nave it Hlid I ny'cl two acres o' hind from
Mr. Syme, jis t'other side o' dis f.tr.n, an'
1 dune build niei a cabin o' mv own, whar
ine an' falhvr kin speti' do m' o' our days,
an git our thing all together. Wo got
more things 'n jo' ever sewn, nlfpiloup
rotin' us, under do lied au' evcryuluir
them what grandmother 'ipteave to in, an'
mother's things J is like rh? let' 'em when
hlio die, an' liat do Indie gibs mo I
washes for. I cot a eiermt ynller silk
dress id along wecpiu' tiail'iinr in tl.it
trunk. Mis' M.iIm-1 '1'ayloc nlie iriu mv ilat
ynllcrsilk 'rauso 1 d .ne lluto her rulll -a so
niev. My Ihttni' don't srpiush none, 1 tell
yo'. Is I tnarrid? I been m.irri"d oncvt;
dey don't catch Flora a.'ia burnt chile
dread dn for! 1 nin' gwmo to s'port no
more g svl lor-millin' men. Why, dat
Jim! miHin' warn' titliu' fur to lech
luo when lie war cotinin'; b'ut alter
no ' was married ho was a war-
irin' nr'in mo from liririiin' till
niL'lit, mi1 a Iryiii to keep my noso to do
grotiu'. Man's tub do cliniio so quick!
At hut' lio gib way to his wicked tcmiivrso
iiuccsHjiit dat bo tooken crazy, an dey
had lo lukohitii away sn' put him in du
onloon u.-)liiiu for fenro' wo all's livin.
Jiui done gono 'lo' du Jedge now, an' I
gib hi in a real nico funeral. I wouldn'
slubn for nnry nuvver tiiwr in olo Fub
ginuy. lM ain' savin' il do right man
como 'long I tvimldu marry him 'lis or
dain obdn IxrJ, you know, tnis; 't:iiu'
for us to bo wisvr'it llo is, an' 1 keepin'
dat yallcr silk for my weddin' dress.
Flora too olo to w'ar white; dn gala 'd
laugh at inc. 1 lorrow soino o' do money
to buy dat land an' build Iroin Mis' Ran
dolph; 1 lot it 'hum' paid now. 1 tell her
dis summer she oiniht loukoa deedin'
an' a trtislin' on my hud till she git it all.
but she say nebrr miud, I kin go on doin
tip do clo'e for dc f iiubly till it g t paid.
What do father do? lie jis watch du
(iin'l's wiitermilion natch; ho w.irdu like
lies' servant olo manner had oncet, but he
aiu'tgood fornuttlii' no mo' but smoke bo
pipo out at do do', an' go dow n to dat
pach twice a day to look alter dem wsler
milions, and thump 'em to see if dey
rip Jii in' f.is', an' keep do boys from steul
in 'em. I ax lit sit today how do Millions
eoinin' on, an he say, 1'retty peart, cf wa
don' havo 'not her wet spell.'
Flora had a lirni. thick set tlgnrt, w ith
powerful iiiuh'ii s in her arms, disrlosrd
liy rolli d-np sUevrs, as she rtve tln-o
items In her family rlironiili-s over the
washtub, her bright pink calico dress con
trasting liuelv with her dark shiny skin
and keen black eyes. Mio had a quick,
f V rtst.css glance, a natly toss ol the tira.i,
and ono imiiIiI not heln stisnrelins that in
tho wsrfaro with Jim In loro "lie tooken
crary" and was ss-nt to tho "saioon," her
weajHins may have been quite as' slurp at
Li, so she as at least able to defend her
"Vo' otigfil to a' lcen lieali to tho
proun' clean n ' 'to' we build de cabin,
'1'wata grel time, I tell yo. We 'tite do
hands on all do plantations rotin', au' "ley
rut de trees down on my land" explain
ing thia rii'tom with a vigorous mi in.( of
omcliody's ganiM'tit; she dilained the
tiHrt of patent wrintrers "il"y was in de
way somehow." "1 baked do blggca din
ner lor 'em I cber seen, ef I do a it.
ley don't nx no wages f r clcnrin 4I0
fnnin; wn fin f.-rdi 'am all well wid dn
mV de country 'fords, an' mnko a frolic
oh it. I had caiibn.-o an' ork, an' 'pos-
.(.. M,t' L.ilt.ir.n 1 1 It I u (,'illf.i nn' ,.,1
rakes o' hrca I. nil browo, so dey look like
t Kin n cakes. tli. I was a tnem uljlt Uay,
alio, num. Now do culii.i all nudy for
in; we gwme to move uay alter tomorrow.
1 ifot a b in ldil patch o' corn down dsr.
nn' a l'iif an' some chickens, an' sunflow
ers planted in do front yard, an' do do' is
all painted w hite till you can 'nW a e
your face lniiiu' in it. Is you gwino to
bo heah to do movln' in?"
A couple of days after this there was a
crest hiiHtlo In front ol tho quarters where
Undo Mercury hnl lived longer than any
aerrant now on the farm could rcinemtier.
the old ones having died oil, and many ol
tbo former slaves having gone to tho
No-th-lmid of promise alter the war, lo try
A tutile wagon wsi drawn np at the
door, and Flora was running buck and
forth. living her orders to several small
i - negro boys who had been pressed Into her
crvice, ami we re now "toting" sundry
pieces of furnlturo from the rooms Inside
to the cart Tho mistress from the man
sion-house. Mrs. Randolph, was also
landing on the grass, advising and sug
testing, but Uncle Mercury was respect
fully hsvlniMil own way at'out the re
moval of his effects. There be s'ood,
leaning on Ida caoo, his onco tall lithe
figure bont 'way ovor from repeated at
tucks of rheumatism, bis wrinkled face
and still abundant grizzly hair showing
from under a broad-brimmed straw hat,
his pipo now in hand and thin back In his
mouth. His costume was an tllMa
gruous mix tare tho Gonoral's bag
gy trousers wero surmounted by an
ancient dress coat, which was too short
wnistcd for him, its swallow-tails almost
lost sight of in tho amplitude of cloth bo
low. This coat he had probably pro
Borvod most carefully for years, only bring
ing it out for ceremonial occasions, but by
slow stages it had como at Inst to daily
duty anon;: tho watermelons, and resented
its changed fortunes by bursting forth at
the armholes. It was singular that the
dignity of a "quality" negro of the old re
gi mo ul ways seemed to lend itself to an
lll titting second hand garment, inspiring
a certain respect ns a part of the wearer, so
that a garb which would have rendered
any white man ridiculous did uot even
provoko a smilo when worn by a colored
person of good repute; it was even quaintly
pathetic, in its suggestion of other days
and former wearers.
"llol' on dar! J)ok out, vnu Iiillv!
You drappin' dat chiH. Zeko" (to tho
sleepy negro driver), "git down heah
and help loto it; it too heavy for deiu
chill n ns."
"Undo Mercury," said Mrs. Randolph,
"I wouldn't try 'to move that chest; it's
too far gone lo be mended even; see, the
back pieces of tho drawers are fallinu out.
I'll let you have an old bureau up in tho
garret lo keen your things in."
"'Ieod, Miss ally, nobody can't part
ino from dis heah clus," protested the old
man, vehemently. "It belong to l"mona's
mother 'fo' she war bom;" and w ith eager,
trembling lingers ho lin.-lcucd to pick up
tho knobs and bits of mahogany that fell
from it. The fhest of drawers'had been
haudhomo in its youth, and would bo
haiiihiomo to him as long as Wrnguicnt of
it was left.
Tlicro wns a look. In Undo Mercury's
face, a quivering in his hands, ns ho stowed
away his things in tin uncertain, shullling
fiisliinu in that wagon, wnlch betrayed a
reluctance to this proposed move, a linger
ing tciiderne.-w over tlio bdongiiv;s of half
a century, as if even the exposing Ilium to
outside light were a profanation.
"lie gittin' childish," Flora whispered
to Mrs. Randolph ns her father carried a
handful of china cups and saucers and do
posited them loosely in n lnr'o basket in
the wagon, whero they would certainly be
brokeit lit lliu llrst start of tho initios.
"Never mind, father; let mo do it" fix
ing them ufter him.
Then ho pegged by her with his cano
into ihe house, nnd after . a short time
came out mill a long blue bandbox, w hieh,
minus cover, revealed u bent, moth-eaten
beaver hat of majestic proportions.
Tho lady, glancing nt it, sai l: "What
on e irtli lire yoit guing lo do with that
hat. Uncle Mercury? It isn't lit for uny
body but a scarecrow to we jr. The (ten-
era! has a grout dcid better ono you can
"What, dat hal, Miss Pallv!" indignant
ly lifting tho iiiMilted hat out of tho box
and holding it up for us to look at, as
though lo let It sHak lor Itsell. "1 am t
wantin lo w nr it; I wants to keep ft. Dat
was M.irso William's hat; he gib it to mo
wlieu he L'O to do Mexican wall. I 'bleeped
to hoi' on to dis hat w Inlo do bref's in deso
old bones." Mien he gave it a sort of hug
before placing tiie valued relic by the side
of Pomona's mother's che it. In a position
where tlio dinner a imminent of lis lin
ing speedily cradic, 1 into a nonentity jf
the latter should t limbic over.
Next he c.inie out lu.'giug a pictare in a
showy gilt triune. I cxjHcicd to "e Liu
col u signing the emuneip ition proeiami-
tion, or Nunncr eecliilving belwro tlio
United Pistes Senate, ami was surprised
to recogniii.) the charactoiislic II, 'um on
horseliai k ol tho Lonlcilcrato heio Molic
'Whv. Uncle Mercury." I couM not
foibi ar excluiiuing, "how is it you haven't
got Lincoln s picture thcro instcua vl
"How come dat? IVhv (lin'l Jackson
w ar le marster's uinn, s i he Is my man,
but I uUsvs sjs-aks 'spec'ful o' Marsu AImi
Lincoln" -lotichins his hut. llien ho
drew a long breath after lie rid liiuinclf of
the biirilen, ami sunl, queruloiwly; as ha
wisi hi lace with the back ol his hand:
"1 clur to iod dis inovin am nngiity
M-stcrin'. lo ole place Ml do for Merc'ry;
ie do, io lib heah, an' T'liiona lib heiiii.
nnd slie dio heah. an' il good enough for
.Merc ry to dm la, 1 rvikon; but Flota
"Go 'long, father, you knows I needs
mo rHiui, now 1 is clear-starciiin ana
iroiiiu' for so many w hile folks down st de
town, let 'lone de lainily at do mansion
whiir I siwnys watii lor. louli like de
hew calun alter yo gets settlod, au lain t
much farther from de (iin'l s wutcrioilion
patch den we is heah."
I uclo .Mercury Milled himself together
and H-snmed nu air ol importamv, as
though gratitieil at the mention of a llild
wherein his srmcua were still Imluipcnu-
"I 'ain' Iisd no chance to liok after
deui watei milions dis bleaned day. Uein
rapseullioiis from do town 'il g"l 'cm cf
dey dou' see mo rouiin'. Iey was pretty
p "iirt yesiiildy; giltfu' on Hue, Mini tally,
cf do Mm 'II s'tuy out hot."
Zeke and tin inu!o wero needed else-
w hero before long, so it wss decided to
leave tho U-ds and a few other necessary
an ides until loiimrrow; they would sleep
one mora niylit in the old hotine. Alter
a IcMive evening at the mansion, vlicm
the spirit ol tlio undent hospitality shone
as brightly nsever, il its material part was
lens redundant, I noticed from my chsin-Ix-r
window alsiul midtiigiit a light still
binning in Undo Mercury's room; all the
others in the servants' quarters wero ex
tinguished. Then, although it was early
in NqiteudsT, one of those swift, uiiac-
coiititublu tliang-s peculiar to the Atlantic
coast, both North sud Niuth, rime over
tlio air. and tho morning tout followed was
crip snd colli.
"I hero mut have been hall some
here." the lieneral remarked at bre.ik-
fast; and afterward, when he s.arlrd for
hi daily tour of tl.c premises, ho :,id. "1
hope tiist cabin is thoroughly dry (or
old Uncle Mercury to go into; il would be
bad lor Ininlogel nnot her spell ol rheu-
Our hot soon returned with a changed
face, lino could ace sotiiclhinit had
stirred a deep current of feeling during
his tiiort atiMiuce. e were all standing
on the porch.
"I nele Mercury has uioveJ already,
ho suid, quietly. "Mo wns found dead in
his bed lliis morning. Flora wouldn't Id
them tell nin till alter breakfsst"
Ijiter nn 1 accompanied tho mistri'ss to
tho house of mourning. Flora, com
pletely crushed by this slid Ini bereave
ment, snd abandoned to all the luxury of
woe, was seated in bur ow n room, sur
roundod bv a band of sol"mn-fMce t nn
grocs, mrmlH'rs of the llnrylng hocicty
Irom the nelvliboring toan.
This llurying rjociety was an excellent
institution for helpless and infirm negroes
who belonged to themselves, nnd the (In
cased had lieen a uierubor of it for years.
If he had bad a protrse'ed lllncw, both
money and nurses would havo been sup
plied weekly, but Heaven bad been mer
ciful In granting hi in the bleuingof a sud
den death, and now it only remained for
them lo do well by lilm in' the shnpo of a
worthy funeral for this representative ol
"ye ofden litns,"
"Fallier done Bono loalorv. Misaftullv."
Said Flora, raising her Iseo out of her
handkerchief. "1 wouldn' 'slurb him dis
mornlu'i 1 thought da olo man mus' be
tired after packin' an' inovin', an' he
would go down to dat watermilion patch
do Ins thing 'fo' suppor in dn cool ob do
evenin , when he wero nil bet tin nn' por
fiiirm , an' when I wont luio 'his fiom
'bout i '.jlit o'clock dig fnorniii', dar ho wns
a lyin jis like a inuoeen' babo wid a smilo
on ho face; but 'twas do will o' (lord, ob
co"fce." Then a glow of nll'ectionato prido
passed ovor her sad countenance, nnd sho
added: "T'wnru't nobody like him on
dis plantation, an' do tiin'l ho ulwuva
promise to gib him a fust class funeral,
lio too much ob a go'ninn to burv a awd
s;iint in a tint top collin. An' 'Jo heal
Older ob do culltid Masons sends two
hacks nn' a 'cession o' luourners. Miss
Sallv, is you got ary crapo veil for mo to
war?" Presently sho roco in n measured,
stately warT nnd tho sisters and brethren
of the Hurying Society roso with her, us
sllO Hfliil til lia (l U'.imI v:ii, t. u.w, r..l...M
- , .. M..V UH OVU t, II II, 'I
ho do mako such a beautiful corpse."
iiu uuor .in open uetween ner room
and the next, tho inner ono dim nnd si
lent, with tlio indescribable asjiect which
un npurtment, in palace or hovel, alwavs
wears when thus teuuntod. Tho luriiitu'ro
was all gone, save the led and nn oblong,
old-fashioned looking-gla-s over tho man
tel, in which tho sceno was reflected.
Tlioro ho lay, separated from his cher
ished possessions. "We brought nothing
into this world, neither can wo carry any.
thing out of it." Tho lonely mirror was
cracked from ono end to tho other.
"iat happen in do night," whispered
Flora, meauingly. "Her war no crack
yestiddy." Fuanck Ai.iikiit I Mighty.
THB RAINBOW FH81IVAU
Next Week's Big Card by the Womsn'i
Tho Woman's Christian Association of
Memphis bus enjoyed, for ten or twelve
yeurs, tho reputation of serving tho best
dinners that could bo placed upon any
table, public or private. Their friends
will bo gratified, therefore, lo know that
not "tlirwo same dinners," but something
just ns good, in tho shas of refreshments,
with many added attractions, may be had
on tho L'd, 3d and 4th of May. from 4
o'clock to 10 o'clock p.m. each day.
Tho building to be used on this occasion
is tho handsome and commodious store of
dipt. James I-ce, Nos. I'.l.'iund l'J7 Main
street. Il is jut tho plaro for such a fes
tival, suitable in every respect.
Tho lower lloor, having a row of massive
columns through the center, w ill bo used
ns refreshment hull. It will ho beautifully
decorated with otcrgrcens, vines nnd Mow
ers, each table having a booth from which
refreshments aro to bo served. Two rain
bow nrelies artistically constructed, nnd
rainbow colors apH-ariug in every imag
inable device, will add great beauty und
attractiveness to the scene.
Tlio K-eond ll.vir will he reserved for
promenading, drills, etc., nnd furnished
with chairs to seat a largo number of
On Thursday night Miss Conwav's
gymnamic class, and tho Memphis Merch
ants' Zouaves will (iirni-di entertainment.
On Friday niuht Mrs. Snow's well
trained band of children will give the at
tractive drill "Sow ing and Reaping." The
Memphis Merchants' Zouave will also
On Paturday Prof. Jones's Cadets, at
tired in their hnndsomu uniforms, will
uivo a fancy drill, and the yo'iui; ladies of
tho Ueriinn Turn Ycrein will give a gym
nastic drill and wear tho colors around the
Ii ufter enjoying this orcnMon anyone
thinks ho ran nrrau'.t' a mora attractive
program, tho ladies Kill be forever irrulu
lul lor suggestions to be used in the future.
Admission, including refreshments, 'M
cents; children hall price.
Notwithstanding tho enormous 'fort ni s
aetli'iiululecl throu.-li the like n( pr.nlcr ink,
Urue imm of iiiom v nre uiiiiinilly w.i-lrd In
l:n lli- III d and uiirriiinner.itive u.lvi rli-ini'.
The merits of a reslly taliialdeioiiiiiiiMluy
tiroH-rly poriruyrd in the rolninus o( mi in
lliientinl and widely r"ad ncwpaer, like
Tiis Aitkau will speedily be.ione generally
known und Dppnt luted, vhllethu reliirim
rral by the udvcrtiwr ill he like those of
the mi-c liu-liniidni.in who "pliinlnl liird
in gisnl irroutid, whcreiii it hore fruit and
brought forlh, some an huiidn-d fold, mmr
Uty, some thirty."
'1 Ii wordiriK ' an advcrtiM-mrnt Is an oil
leuriiers sttnieiiveni'M, brcviiy and sin
cerity niut cliunu leriw sny announcement
intended to ruteh the public rye and spieul
lo p'ltdic contldeii'V. An advert. x nienl lu
w ri d in a lindon jnurnul s few days niro
bniiittht Inalnut und Inullitinlinoiii rephri
a ruipaiilel by an almost unliinit-il supply
of bank iiotea, dimply lreniie it loui lied I be
i honl of nature whieli makes all mankind
akin. Its simple tmtliot and rl( evidrnl
triithfulneMi aps-aled lo every heart
The advertiser rxxilit for a loot relative,
and, adving Ids nnnic, niid: "I am ill and
frlcndlcM. My last bnlf crosn is es nded
in l-avliior for litis advertiM-mriit Writo
neat'' (iciving the odIn-). As already
lli-il. nearly rvcry one wlio rmd the an
nouncement li.Kencd 10 relieve the nemni
lies of the "itlen-r a rr:d nullrrrr in this
ciioe. thoiiali ninny swindles ure ptrrpelrulc I
III the divine linme of i lenity.
Ill null Ii with a reully incritnriiius rum
nuMllly or preparutlon, t( Its virtues he pmp
erly siid triitblully set f rih in tin public
pros, il" m cc- in pioiupt und reriuin.
(Ml Its other hand, tne puldiu Is iil. k
nnd unerring to ih tet't de ( plioii nnddiur
li. ntry, niel, a'-conlinly, no aiuoiint of
"pulirry" will lorreavliu no-iriim lino puh
be rotis-in ami pilmhair". Untold sinus
hnvo lieen sunk In vain ctn rl In rolverl,
into p 'polarity so rolled Incl cul pr pais
lions wlili h did not r-( I lie virtues or
properties rlullned for them.
Vslu-jble inedii.iiH-", liuarver, like Wr
tier's Ntfc Cure and Warner's lg I uliin S:ir
npurilta. cirry Ihrlr own t'e-t coiiium rela
tion In llieir power to lure the particular
dix-uMn for lili h they a-e a M-eliic.
They ri jnire no lalornl panegyr.r loror
Vinee the niiple of lle'ir poser and rllleaev,
for they li.tve Ix-en Iried und found prleet.
N'uiun's n-roe iir, hy Ihur own lntiiii.r
mi ni" have lotifermfs lnling Ixm.ii iio i
iniiiikiud, and lle y Iniv ms ureil an euviuloe
r-put.ilioii sii'V- unlimited sa.o Ihruiigliout
the civibaed world. .
. - 4-
t he P rl ii e m e rla .' Vum k t.
t rim the New York 1' lirmo.
Prince Ru-sell doem't npiiear fo rnrry
Montana in his pantaloon prs kets. l-t-hups
Rursell's pnnlsliHiu w.irdiouio hasu'l
Hie storage capacity required.
rrinn the ltiirllnt;am trr
t)h, nismni.i!" rxdaiinod a litth) I'.ur-
lingtoii boy, on ss-ing a calf for tlio Hi si
t inc. "there s t;m little cow thai gives tne
flaw A. Lesuarol ar It.rbmsnd, Is.,
I'mttnn s'tU 1" le:r rtmwiiiTS hermlMinu
otie nii- t iri tint Ir'ie. One li-nlll ol ticket Ni.
ii 1 4tlll Il ilrew Ili4 eAi.mi iimmi Ol fw.v i ill
tlH re'iraur? lril."S 'il i'ihnMtn uiIm
lere. w neii hy A. l-iti;.rd. a clilrMi o( hl h
lui.hd. 1lo "k Vlr Uiiiwd's ,(il w
iu oiie.l ml H hnu ! Hi' !-o!li-m t ir - nttc
lntloeltv. Hie pi kr IiMW iI'mI i mihi-r u
elderly . UukiMiitl V ) .W U. ilr. h IS,
('nnfesi by nf. I.onls I'rslealrlaaa.
From llarK-r l!aM.
Icsplio their pers liul bickerings, thl
rngo and M. l-'m.s nro united by many
tii-s-nboul 2.IKK) to the mile,
Vor ho'ild nw your liMilh-bru'li iillil
snd iniiriilng. and, as an adjunct, a prepam-
tlotl of rci ofc-nircd incni sucn as "X
Pearl Tooth H.mp.
Jarltsnn nanud I'urh.
and balloon asceualon Kun
day nfternoou. M.hl ccnccrt, admlnl m
10 cell la.
"Tes, Lizzie, I like to do fancy work, but I haven't fell like trvlnpr that rnt
ern or anything else for a week. Thcso awful 'dragglng-down' pubis aro
at t killing mo 1" I know exactly how vott feel, and 1 can tell you whero to
(Mlk IllP -Jlllff Til llj.....'. V ..-.:, n. l-.u....!.. I.... I.. .. ...1 a- I, ...
ii -.-i a 4 .itiiiiiu i iv-,-iiiiiiii n ii iTiiiini euro inraii loose
peculiar weaknesses nnd !litrc.lnir ailments. Why I it cured mo of prolapsus.
and innnv nf mv lnfle IVi.m.U t,M..n 1...... A...l - . ...I...-.,
: -J --- ..imvm 'i iiiiiwus -fin, it uuii iiuiiuui
maladies peculiar to our sex, by this wonderful medicine." It Is the only medi
cine, sold by druggists, tinder a positive gunruntee, from tho niuiuifueturrrs,
that It will give auilrdaetlon in rrcry o, or money will be promptly refuuded.
Read guaranteo on bottle-wrapper.
As nn InTlgoratliiT teti!c, It Imparts strenglh to the whole system. For
overworked, 'worn-out,'' run-down," debilitated teachers, milliners, dress
makers, seamstresses, shop-girls," housekeepers, nursing mothers, nnd feehlo
women irenei-ally, Dr. l'ierce's Favorite I'rescrlptlon Is the greatest earthly
boon, being unequnled ns un appetizing cordlnl nnd reslondlve tonic.
As a aoiithlug ami ntreiigtlicnlug nervine, "Fnvorito rresrrlption " Is un
equaled and Is Invaluable In ullr.ying and subduing nervous ext liability,
rxhau-tion, prostration, hysteria, spasms and other distressing, nervous symit
toms eoinmonly nlteiulaut upon fuuctloiiiil and organic tlid-aso. It Induces
refreshing sleep and relieves mental anxiety and despondency.
Copyright, Ibks, by Woai.u's DiscassAnT Msnu sL Asmicutiow. Propridors.
IIIIIoh llcadarbr, Ulsaliieaa, Coiisllpailon, lndlars
Ion, llllloua At(urka,iiii(l all derails ineiita of the stomach and
bowels, uro pronitly relieved and permanent ly cun'd by the una of
DR. PIERCE'S PEI.L.ETS.
They are tho OrlRlnal Mlllo Liter I'll Is. PiirV Vegelnblo
and ierrcrtlr I farm leas. Am a MVIlt MI.L, I'nrqnnletl I
ONE PELLET A DOSE
fl t.-...-.. j
It (bies th Web-si lEniiar of Work with the leisf nuniher of clisfifres.
It Is the Most I'.lcirtiiit III Finish and i.piMunnn o.
IT IS. UKYONnALL CiUKSTION. TIIK IJKST.
The eiiorlrnre of the pnst shows tl at It requires yenri lo iletermlne the n al merits of
mm hine. and lh.it neirlv nil news, win M.u'hiii -s iir .vc ( lilur k. The "lillest" survive,
and the crily side (I1I117 In ih In S''c I iijr aN'Sinir Msehine is In liny what the leslsof
praelicnl use, through s lon K-riiHl of time, have proven t" h- the ln-st
roni on cosy m ninny or weesiy ) ineiii". a noenii (iioiiuin lor (a-ii.
A.. C. ROGERS, Agent.
Na 262 Second SI net
FRESH EVERY DAY.
833'f MtlN CTRIST,
Tl laa, K4 tt'".
Buv Tham and Trv Them.
R.L Cochran & Co.
i3 lhl&'rit t
BAW AND TLANINO MUX, NAVY-YARD.
Doors, Sash, Blinds, Molding, Lumher,
Lath and 8hmr.lo. Flooring, C)IItn2 and Cdar Pouts.
liLinisfi.'&ttTS, - - - -
FRANK W TAYLOR & CO.
(f.Ali OK C. W. (iOYI'K A CO.)
Wholesale Provision Dealers
OOo and VAi ohouiC 10 J 167 Tennemoe 8U Tolophona 2EO.
W WPMI'IIIH, TKXX., March l
Wehog toaneoines ti e r fr:ond that, having Just eumpbtid a vs y lsr-e s'i I e im
Wd oes wsreh ms 0,1 tin Unci of tlis ksn ai I I'r. hprlnlel I A Mu.,,hla un 1 Ihs M a
is'lpnl Vnllsy Ksllroids. an I liavnig direr1, lonm-c l-n als wllh all other r.nlr. 1i cen
trlnr In the cltv, tliorbv overcnilng Ihs h -aty rsrS'isi of drsysgs on rar load lots, ou.
fact I ul.. are snsurpassed for fie rapid disj ato!i of bu.lnras
O ir wan hauss, which is built of stons and br.o . la prfe t In every dstidl, l aving all
modern Improvaminis. snd l, prl""P" Vlf comirmted building In IhsMnuth for thi
hanlllns of Prondont, . , , ....
The fiol that tltsti and I-srJ thiu.d hs st red on! In ennl cellars during the siirourr
nionth In the ronitrui t "n "f o ir Imlld'ng ws hsvn given thh Kpscliil nttetu oi.
Tlisnkl- g our frlrnHs lor a vry librml pitmnrgs In the past, and rnmrstly silli It'iii
a r nt' nuance nf tbr mm: ws snrt t:iem tlut ail ordsrt and Inquiries will reeelrj
prompt .tuntion. V.ry res.sstf ully, . UVNT w TAVr.on CO.
H. U Wesre alio prcpsred to fill orders lor sulci svit lu ur line at sary loasil
foislbjs 9.u ry.
! BJWXt iZ'TAT-
PRACTICAL TESTS OFTWESTT-FIVE TEARS
lla(e leinnnlriil d Tint
IS BEST ADAPTED
requirement of a Family Sewing
is the Most SiiH-fucliirr In prielienl lis'.
the Mod I'nriilile l ainily N-mnjr .Mm liine.
FIRST GREAT SALE.
1000 BEAUTIFUL LOTS AT AUCTION
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, May 8.9 and 10,
AT 10 O'C LOCK EACH DAY.
Property of North Alabama Improvement Co.
T A FrUEHSON. of Oliittanooff i, Auctlonojr.
HUNTSVILLE TO THE FRONT.
A liciiiiliful city, lu ii splendid country, with sublime sceiierv, fertile hinds, vast and
vnricd resources uf limhcr, mineiuls und m riculliiinl produeip, itl.iin. lance nnd best of
Winer, delightful climnte. remarkiible le-i !tli record, enceileut m,eiciy, clinri lies snd
si-IkmiU, superior nnd inereniiiig r.ii Iron.) fucililiex, lovely health nnd pleiiMiro resorts. A.
most inviliin; mid promiiiiK niil for ic-nlcnco nnd ii'iunul'.ieluriiu. I'oiiui to this salo
and iuvesiiiriite und jude lor ,voui ch'.
The hciiutifnl bds to be sold nn; in Kiisl Ilttntrville. I lio splendid ndditlon owned and
nleidy In id oil' by the ' orih Aliil'iinci liiiprnvement t'onip.inv, with i. to mid grnded ave
nues, streets, bouleviii-il and pnrk. The niiind is elevated nlnl Milllcienllv lliidulaling to
give good natural ihaimiue, eninmaniN lovely lauibcnpe views en three sidi's, overlooks the
city, the railroad- mid a bnitf streli h of the dummy line, hieh tuns eentr.illv through tho
lots nnd ascends Monte .Nino iu full view.
THE TIME AND PLACE TO INVEST FOR HOMES OR PROFIT.
New I'cvcb pnienls! New I'ntcrprisi ! Newdrnwlh! Itc.pld Increase in Population.
.Miiuul'in lining and Mercantile Hii-oncs Assur. il! r-'ieody und
Heavy Advance In Ibul K.lale Values inevitable.
CIIKAP MXCUIiSION ItA'I P'.-t.
Half price Hound Trip Tickets will he (in sale a few days before Ihe s dn und Rood to
return n few days utter the sale. I'or lull information as to' ulicdules ol iralim and cost of
tickets to Ihe vile, apply to nearest depot a;:ent.
TI.KMS tiK S.VI.K Due fnurlh eah; bubince In one and two years, with 0 percent,
Intcn si. Kor special Information, maps, ele., call on or addrc,
REAL ESTATE & INVESTMENT DEPARTMENT
OFJfUNTSVILLE DANKINQ AND TRUST CO.,
HUNTrtVIIil.K : ! : : AT.AHAMA.
Oonerul AKon; for tho North Alabama Improvement Ompaay.
DAILY CASH BALANCE BOOK-
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ON HAM" AT MAN.Tt)RH'r Hit TIM: PITH. Ml Kit,
w. r 8ur.pni8B, .... MKMrins. trnnb:isee.
J' O I'A 1 1 1. IS 1 1 KI INCUIIPOItATKI) Isss,
George Arnold Company,
Dcal rs in Railroad and Levee Contractors' Supplies.
304 Front Stroot, Tompliis, Tonn.
OT.O. Al:l.l, IWI. U NH.AIII. VI.e Pr.-. t. J. J. (iATlX Snl'r Slid Ire a.
W. . H.VNX. I . K. I'MIAIIIM. A. A. AltNol.U.
IC Loik 011-
FINE FANCY GROCERIES
.o. C63 MAIN QTttU-T, MSMrillP, TENN. - . T-LEPHON- lia 63
Dl It Ki'Tt) :ihi
IA". A. IDtT X. Pn-Mo t an I H reiary. V, M ll.N'K'K, Trs mirrr snd Msna-r.
N A I II I.I.I I llll. I., (npila.i.i. N. M. J"M.", IT. . I lent M tephla O-s Co.
J. . 10. lilt S. I're.l isiiHietrnin P.. nk. It. li. fit Alii, d J; ii. ir.if & lo
II l:l:Y ( Anl'HKI.I . I i llr n I. lev hnowdill ulel ll.x.lloi 'a II
Kaspberrlsi, Pit Chs'tlcs, Aprktls, Ps.lsJ Pcachts,
Peiri, Kslilns, CuitJ Prunei.
Thcsi Evaporatsd and Dried Fruits Are of the Bast Quality.
tallies Icr Cream and Aspjiajpis. Clams snd Clam Chowdsr. 8ha'sr Pitscrvas.
A. M. WORTH AM & CO.,
NO- 178 MAIN BTTIEKT, - - MEMPHIS
COSY. GENTEEL. FIRST-CLASS.
tii 1-: Moifr.r, hhstaiihant ok mkmimiih,
We I in lm I he luln nnife ( All W Ii Apprerlnlr (iiKnl l.n inrf.
KOR GENTLEMEN AND LADIES. OPEN DAY AND NICHT.
Ul BFALB STREET.
a w. nr.
FLY, IIERRON & IIOBSON,
Wholesale Grocers and. Cotton Factors,
No. 822 and 324 Front Strut UemDbis. Tena.