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TIIE MEMPHIS APPEAL. SUNDAY, .MAY 19. 1889J
A DEADLY RIOT.
Forrest City the Soono of Bloodshed.
The Old Story of Nejjro Politloal
The Tension of Feollnjr Between tho
Races Culminates in Gore.
Not a Single Negro, However, Loses
His Life in tho Fight,
Hut Three Well Known Whites Lie
on the Street Dead.
They Are Thomas Parham, Frank
Falbre and Bhorlff Wilson.
An Offensive Negro Named Neoly
Originates the Troublo.
He and an Armed Party Are Sur
rounded By Determined Moo.
An Attack Is Mads on tho House,
But Nobody Hurt.
1 he Town la Overrun With Intensely
Excited Men Armed to the Teeth
and Beady For Action Fur
ther Trouble Looked For.
Prlal Mspstcb to The Apal.
FuHiiKhT City, Ark., May 18. Our
i diet lily wns horrified ut .MO o'clock
thin afternoon ly tho most terriblo Iran-
tdy iu the history of die county, resulting
in the death of throo jped ritis-ns. For
several days past excitement has been
Iiluh over tho school election, and A. M.
ISoely and t. V. Ingram (Ulh colored)
Lave been muklnK inrindiury scuchcs
ailviKlttinn tlio oUHtinn ul thu whites (runt
tho control ot school nil a Irs. Necly him
been a disturbing clelnvllt ill tho politico
tf this county for eoino time, hiiving ul
mo-d iiImoIiiIo control of (ho licim cs. To
iluy a htrifo crowd u.aoiiihlcd al tho junc
tion of axliiiitfton ami Kront streets, in
tlio vicinity of the mll. The ex.ict origin
nf llio Iroiililo cauuol, in conscijucnco of
tho terrible excitement, hu uacuruincd at
Aa near a ran bo learned, it seems
tieely hud a l!rlit with a white mini, mid
wus knocked down by a by slander, llo
then ran to dipt. Jolm I'.irliuiu lor protoc
tion. Marshal l'ollire iulcrfcruj and coin
Inundid peine, Thoimi II. I'nrhaiii, vm
til John l'urliuin, beard tho disturbance
find cainu ruiiiiinx down . ntuir fium tho
County I'lcik's ollico, where ho wan em
ployed a deputy, wiiU a pistol in ln
band. llo saw tlio Miirnlnil and hia hither
ill close, proximity to c.ich other, talking,
excitedly, ruined the ii4lol and lire. I, the
bull nlriktng Fulhru iu llio luck of the
lieieL In lulling Kulliru raised hi pistol
Slid Hied two slioi. '1 diii l'arlmui fell
Inorlullv wounded nud died iu short
time, (ulliiiK to the aiduwulk. Hirritl 1).
Id. NVilson caiiio ruuuintf to tho M'eue
wh.u a stray bullet tinirk mm, piciciiitf
bit liearL kil.inj him iiiM.uitly. Hi only
word were: "J am a de.id man." Ilia
SiiiNHel a hull from Necly 'a pistol Lilleil
Cupt. John 1'arhain la thought to bo
wounded, but rcluwa to allow tho wound
tube examined. sWilsnn and I'arhain tire
what is known us Knmonisis. Thu lliree
C'l tho Uwl men in the country wcro socu
Kin it murdered opou the sit eel at tho e.imo
tune. Thu rnea of tlio sill. clod fuiiiiliia
seru hcsrt-rrndcriiin. lailiea fiom every
jMirtion ol town rualiinn through the streets
Searching for husband or brother.
(. V. Ingrain, Coroner ol the county,
u waited on by tho riiixciis thia after-
Iioon and invite! to leave titan, which ho
did on the 0 o'clock train. Neely and a
lew companions are In a building on
VaidiiiiKlon street, surrounded by armed
men. The people are mad with excite
ment, horror aud indiiinuliou, and hold
euly r-sponsihlo for the whole troublo.
Kverylxxly able to liear srins hit Ik-cii on
duly aiuee the trouble, and the town la
wing lutrolled Unn'lit bv armed men
under ihe supervision ol Col. V. 11. lur
who wan tlin evening, by wiie, appoiutej
Micriirby tiov. K ilo.
Whilo an aitui k iiMn the low n may not
tranxpiie, yet it i llimilit beat to bo pio
VareL The awful cul.imily ha caat a pall
tf the d(H'Net cloom over tun city.
( tl I!-1, h to 1 1 A'hI.
Ill I ma, Ark., May 111. -Private ad
YavthUola very de.i'lly aud exliiiiivii
r.ot ibiil uerurred Ihi evi'iiiiiu at 3 o'tUn k
al I ornut City, which rexiilrd in the
uV.ilh of lhie proniim ut rilin-'ti and will
rirbibty riill In tho ib uih ol twu other.
Iixliiy wa (U-eiiuii day lor S hmil Trulee
- over the Male, l or khiio lima there
fete bJ leeliiiji auioiin the votora of
1'moi -i luunty, wbicli ruliiiiimti'il in tho
f lot tixlay. It aeein tlnit whilo Hie rliH
tiun a n in protrreMi A. M. Xn ly. a i-ol-orrd
polilinitu utid the liomiliee i i lie Mutn
I't-iiinl i(.-.iil.li-un I'oininliieef.ir K.vnicr
for tho 1-un.l I Mini' ut l.mle bix k, gl into
atru'le with a pioiiiuieiit while clIU'Mi
dl l'otnul City it I In' on' jnnn of a
ktiiull culin IImI thu eiiili'in in w i carry
iiiK. Nit-ly l.rok.i uw iy lr..iu llm wluii
limn ami tore iUii ihi h'.r. rl l'i llm ,li
nlionol John r.nh iii, uii ex b i iril of
tho county, apparuuiy r pi.,eclioii.
when iuiiiiijiul' Iv Iwiiiljr Uu eu llred
st Ne'ly, and it n,( known
whether he an oliot or not, but if be
wa not ho hud a li-1 r .. -1 1 1 . t m rf-e.
i'iirui inr ni.o it i ii iii. ro wn a
(nrrul luiilutle, an. I alinr tho umoke hi J
rieuren auy n waa loun.iiiiul Mi. 1 liO im
'nthiuu, tho aon ol the i x H n rill, M
Villeil; 1. M. UiUiii, the .r.n. ut
Mirnlf of the rouiily, wu ..iin, , u
wounili In dm brail. Vti.tun 1 within
lno liiuiutn allrr lie wo allot m l I'mli.tin
In about IWo minule. ihe Citv M.ml al
J'mnk I'ulbro, wa alao aliot in liu h a I
nd la not expvt'lcij Iu mivive hi u.i,..i.
He waa nhol by young I'iiiIioh,
snd It is lhon-s-ht I'm hum wan k.l I
by the Otv Murha1. N.ilv, at thx
(M-ginninf of the ahooting t ik relume In
the old Athrmtf cilice aud waa reinlnin u
by inuuy other srmed urgnv-, and Ir nu
Luit rr porta waa aurniuii led by iula a
liuinbrr ol a r nied and Inluriatod men. ll
I not known whet the nutcoitio will be.
J'"verything la now quiet and the rilnu'ti
sre fully armed. Wlmt the reeult ol the
lege on Kooly will be cauuol 1 foretold.
Ex-Sheriff rnrbam, who lins but one log,
was ulso nliot in tho hip. It is not known
who killed Bherill Wilson.
THE CAI'NK or THfc TROIBLE
And t'nller Detail oflhe AOTalr-Pnblle
Ppffolal Dltpsleb to The Appeal.
Fonuiat City, Ark., May 18. For two
or three years the white poople of thia
county hafo undorgone a groat tear of no
gro doraination. In the election of 1SSS
tho nogroos, awiaWd and encourngod bv
about 275 whlto mon, w ho had become
outranked from thoir li'o-long principle
and s number of them having an iunutia-
ble grocd for olllce, auccoedod in electing
three negro county olliccra and two whilo
Uepnblicans. In this election tho will ol
tlio groat mojorltyof the intelligent whites
wait defeated. To this thoy quiotly sub
mitted. Tho school election which was bold
todnv him buen tho all-importnnt topic for
Mcvcrul days. The negro! wore led to be
lieve. Iliey Un J a majority in thia dUtrict
und wore encouraged by a few whito men
to undertake to elect n controlling hoard.
Some threats wero nisdn and troublo wa
anticipated. This moruiiigonc A. M.Nooly,
a negro leader una a notorious cunrncinr,
wits on tho atroot ihrcittenuig uerliun ones
of tho white people, llo was ullowod to
vent In spleen until Jim lieloro llio open
ing of tho polls at 2 o'clock, lie bus
mudu biniHclt obnoxious to tho
peoplo hero on uioro than ono occa
sion. Al this nmn no muu too
much mid was struck with s cuno In tlio
liiunl of s prominent bunim- niniK
Nuely's whito friend immediately drew
revolvers and opened IWo. The street was
crowded iiiNlnutly. Terhiips fifty shoU
were llred. Nooly ran for his life and was
ptirMiied, but ho ccapol. lio is suppoMid
to bo in hiding at his ollico.
T. II. riirhnm, leuty Circuit (ourt
Clerk and s friend of Nooly's, and other
wio a irouiincnt vounir man, llred at tho
Citv Murshnl, r'.' M. l olhro, tho ball -n-teri'ug
tho back of the bend. As tho fatally
wounded man wits fulling ho shot Tom
1'arham in the body, killing him nlmimt
liHtantty. Micrill 1. M. Wilnon ws in
tho crowd aud waa hit by n stray bullet, a
fur at can bo learned, and iimtautly killed.
Tho town i all oxcitoiuuiit, and is
guarded by a goodly nnm'ncrof armed and
determined men. Ono of tho incondiary
neyriKV was put on the eat bound truiu
at U o'rliN'k and given orders nover
Ui return at the peril of hia life.
CupL John l'arliain, at ono lime very
prominent mini throughout Arkansas, wa
wounded in hi Ii ii by stray bullet, llo
I tho lender of theiiegroeaand dimatisflod
white. llo return- to allow phy
sician to examine me wound. no
would have lieetl killed, but
for hi i iiiu ed co idili' d and lray
hair. It i sunt no liiKgi'd lor hi lilo aud
il wa spared him. Thu ulfuir is very un
furl iiniite mid i heartily rou'relted by all
giMsl eilixi'ii, but the negroes hud become
iniliciiruhlo iiinl gruiluiilly workeil upon
the l ain iiiii of tlio law' abiding liooplo
iinlil it hud ceased to lie virtue. Out
sider biive no idea of tho extent ot tho
grievances which thia peoplo bus
had In hear. They have stood
tlelent at the im'II by negroes, TIipv have
listened to their Jeer and threat to rnrry
every election and have all things their
Your correspondent I Informed that tho
Marshal cauuol live, although itin urea Ml
lug. llo wa a manly, bruvo man and a
g.Ki.1 1 ilm ii. There may bo more trouble,
hut it ia hoped thai iioihini further wilt
hapiHMi to mar tho pence and iuoMrity
ul our little town, which 1 one ol tho beet
An Ailwrk Sail l I'MI O'rlHk.
Htax-UI lllalaih'b lo The Auia-a,l.a
FohhktCitt, Ark., Mny 1R. At 12:0.-
o'chsk s.m. an attack was made on tho
houe iu which Nci'ly and his men are
b.iiricaded. About thirty shots were Uro l
nlo it. The guard on duty, thinking the
liegiiM-a were milking the attack ou the
men guarding the bouse to prevent
ly a escape, llred a number ul allots,
none of which look i-llcct.
A Kmull lllul al Irlnlljr. I.sv
Nkw Ouimss, May lH.-Tho Tmu$-
..eai'il'i Nstchex, Mis., special says:
From news nt eived hero today the shoot
ing which occurred at Trinity, I., aUml
nwifk ago, iu whirh W. A. Fighlnmn
shot a iiinu named Dhkersou, who bus
siin-e died, culminated lust night In a very
Bi'rious alT.iir at llairiwuihurg, where
Fighlman was ronflned In the I'urith lull.
Quite large parly of in n were Intent on
taking Fighlmiiu from jail and lynching
In in. llm Mieriu suiiitiioneil a rxswe who
determine! to ilrlcnd the prisoner, homo
thirty aliot were exchanged by the ro-
sieriive parties, lull only one man won
woiiudisi, a young in iu named (iota, Irom
For the wet k ending May I. ln
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r. A. WlLIUMaoS, MM,
Follow ing is nnother grateful arknowl
rdguient ( recoiptt from tho orphans'
U'uelil aevorul d.iys ago:
Hi si'Mia, Tann , May IS, IS-SX
K r Ulla'ha. r, .ill,
IKisr Mr I have the ile.iitre of ar
know letl ng ihe reeiMpt n( 177.7.1 for Ihe
iH'in'lii ol tlin U'atli tirphnu Asylum, lor
which beuelaclien yon will plcaao aeorpt
the thanks of Iha laisrd ol iiunsgora aud
the orpli.iua, who will ever pray that you
and Ihcasi vuii represent shall ever be
"hleased in thy Ixisket aud thy store."
K II. IU . oua, Treasurer
"Mt Hhotiiki Wirs." by Fdward:
l lio lisl. hl's Ks ll," ly Cumberland
'ul, hy I 'j.in; "The F i I'rinceea.
by Florence anlen: "Ihe Fairy of lli
Alps." bom Ibetiaximm 0( Werner; 'That
1 leiu'liinan, by tluuu.r. aullior of "Mr.
Iiirnis, ol New Yoik." snd eto.. and th
' i oinie Udu-a' Juuiuai ' fur June cat be
ha.i al .Mau.lur.l a.
THB WILD-EYED MAN.
Be la Abroad and Thinks People Are
Trying to Murder Htm.
Tlio wild-eyed man was abroad last
Ho stood out in front of the Duffy Hotel
for a long time pouring up and down tho
strout and around tho corners.
Finally ho burst into tlio hotel and ap
proached tho night clork in mortal terror,
saying that ho dare not go out
"There ure two mon over on that corner
waiting to murder mo if I go out," suid he,
'.m.l there aro two mon on that corner
who want to murdor mo. I dura not go
, ' . , .. . i.i ..i I
out; they'll kill me!" and he glarod at tho
"You had better (ro on home," said tho
clerk; "there, is no ono going to bother
you. uo on homo.
.. m . I.
yes mere aro. rwo mon on eacn cor
ner going to murder me if I dure put my
foot out they're laying for you, too, and
they'll murder you, too!" ho shrieked, ap
proaching tho clerk with outstretched
arms, "iney ro alter you now, onuinoy u
murder you I ISeo thoiiit 1 hat follow with
the dagger und tlio pistol? That's for you!"
Tho clurk induced htm toleavotliohouso
and go home. He went out. and alter u
whilo showed up at the stution-houso ask
ing iirotcction from some ono whom ho
dunned wiis breaking into his room and
O Ilia 1VUIII UIIU I
trying to murder bun,
He was quieted
and sent home.
ONLY A PEACEMAKER.
Mrs. Hurt's Connection With the
tlngham tlhootlng Friday.
Mrs. Ida Hurt thus explains hor con
nection with tho Brillinghain shooting
Sho lives next door to tho Bntting
hams, nn alley Intervening, bhc had oc
casion to w hip one of hor children and
sent her seven your old boy for a switch,
which, In gelling ho climbed a tree slund-
ng by the alley (once; that as soon as ho
wus wen there by the Brittingham chil
dren thev attacked him with a hammer
and brickbats; that she caino out and told
them to desist, nnd they wulkeir oil and
she went back lute the house, but as soon
as her boy hud iiligbtod from the tree the
liritlingliam children lorked the switch
out of his hind and broko it up. Tho
boy then throw a brickbat into ltrittlng
liain's house, for wbii'h alio punished him
severely; that tho next day brittingham
rumo over to her house and cursed snd
sliiiwil tier outrageously, ana thai sue
told her brother, Kichard Walton, about
it, who ntlacked llrittingliam.
Mis. Hurt states further that ahe took
no activo part In tho ditllculty at all and
wo there simply as a peacemaker ami
did alUn her powur to stop the disturb
Tki arai.l. lestrd.
Mr. W. T. Id, of Monlo Park, a repre
sentutlve of Kdison'a Phonograph Works,
arrived iu the city Friday and fitted up
handsome exhibition rooms in the Cotton
F.x'chniiL'o Iluildimr. Ycitordav a number
of gentlemen visited the rooms and wit-
ncssed a test of tho phonograph's service
ability a a private eecrolury. Tlio test
wus signally successful. Tho SH'ctutor
talked Into the instrument in a ran reran-
tionul tone, and tho sounds wero repro
duced with siilllciciit clearnesa tu rnublo a
tvK-ritcr, who was on hand for the pur-
' to lollow 11 iliclulion. Mr. lies
duiiionsiriited to the anlisfuctinn of those
prPM-nt that it waa quite pioct'cablo to
diclalo any number ol letters lo tho pho- I
iiogrutih and allerward have tliom tye-
w rilteu a, the operator a leisure. .l. It.
1). r'ruvw-r, ndl satistl"d wilrt tho exhibit
or'a inunipnliition, talked (o tho instru
inent hiuiM'lf. and delivered himself of
brief but trenchant diugnosie of the I'u
llose writ of ouster prmvedings. lie was
iirprised, iloulilleea, when tho instrument
talked buck to bun in his own voice, syl-
ililu lor sylliihle, and inll"ction lor intlo'
on. Ilia remarks would he Interesting
A coinimny will at onco be organlxed
ic ro to Introduce the phonograph aud push
A PHUPEit BaTrLEMKNT.
Judge DuBoie Issues wn Expunging Or.
dar Relieving tbe Atlorney-Oeneral.
Yesterday inornitig immediately after
the oiM-ning ot the Criminal Court, Col.
Thomas Harris nroo and, addressing tho
court, moved thst the line Imposed upon
Attorney-ticneral l eters for contempt bo
remitted, be expressing himself as satisfied
that no contempt bad been committed.
Mr. M. Ik Trcxerant and CoL L. W. iin-
ty, aa counsel for tien. rotors, asked that
tho expunging order should include tho
wholo judgment as well as the flno, which
was so ordered bv the court. Mr. Trcie
vunl had augeated that tho record as con
tained in Gen. Felers s bill of exception
liould ho down with Ihe rest ol Ihe rec
ord, but did not pmes this. Thus a mat
ter which threatened very aorioua embar
rassment to the administration ol the
functions ol the court has been properly
sctded. and agreeable relations between
the Judge and tho Attorney-General are
restored, the credit of which Is due Judge
iiulke, whom) ilisixmiiion throughout the
mceedings of yesterday was absolutely
Mrs. Blmpsoa Tate Entertains the Club
Mm Simpson Tate entertained the In.
etesido Iksik Club on Friday evening at
an old roao luncheon. This artistie color
formed the rover for the table, tied tho
luiiily gill basket tilled with luscious ber
ries, and formed handsome bows on the
large houoiicU of Senhetosrnsvs thst were
souvenirs ol the buppy u-vasion. I.very-
thing that could teuiol Ihe apH'tite was
aerved, and Mr, lalo proved a most
churiinng hintts. Tint lollowing lames
wnepr sent Mrs. W. I, Heard, Mrs. Ala-
t m Ikiyd, Mrs. I'. 1. Ficklen, Mrs. FrsystT
l-.linou.laou, .Mrs. l.uta 1 lapp, Mrs. K.
II. Vsiuv, Mrs. Alvin Goodhar, Mrs. (!.
N. tirosveimr, Mrs. Irejiiigid, Mia, C. r
F.innwnrth, Mrs. John 1a?wis, lticlunonJ,
a., invitiHi guest.
Blxth Tear of the Young Use's Christian
The a'xth anniversary of tho Young
Men's Chriftian Asaax-ialiuu will b held
In the Central Methodist Church Tues
day evening, May Z, at 8 o'clm k. The
annlveniAry ad'lreaa will bo delivered by
the Key. F.ugene I'sniel, pastor First
rresbyterinn Church. The liin-'.i al pur.
tion ol Ihe progrsm will le undiT the ili
rt tion ol I'mI, Wright, and will be of the
highest order, l'linted reports will lie
given to those who attend, which run te
rend nt leisure, thus doing aw ay w ith long
veinai reporta. .o lollecilon w.ll bo
Uksn ii , l.ver) body ln ited lo sttend.
rhnnhs Utm4 SnH1v
The I onuulttee of Arrsngements of the
First lUplist Church would lake thia oi
porlunlly of expressing their thanks and
appreciation ol ihe bred r in of the other
Cburcne lor the ue ol their hoosre ot
worship duiing ihoatasiou of iheco.iveu-
tion: to all who extended thoir generous
hospitality tbitlie delegates; to tho press
ot the city tor courtesies; to trie uoteis oi
the citv lor their Wind entertainment oi
visitors aud delegates: also feel under
obligations to" Msrs. B. Lowenstein fc
liro., Mitchell A Ilrvson, J. t. noisi ot
Bro.. Menken & Co.. and others, for spe
cial lavors din-nrg the convention.
' ii, (I. l.uiz, unairman.
Boston Men of Wealth Bn -Route to
6ne hundred nd fifty Boston capitalists
will spend a few hours in Memphis next
w.i i '
w ounescjuy. i
So runs thf information roccived yes-
torday by Mr. H. V. Wilson, passongor
and ticket agent of tho Iron Mountain
Tho party Is not approaching to take
chnrgo of Memphis unless the citizens
make it so pluosunt for tho inoinuers that
thoy cannot got away, 'llio stopover will
merely bo to make a transfer from one
road to another and rcuiiliito tho timo of
tho special truin on which tho trip Is being
made, so as not to conllict with the regular
trains. Tho objective point of tho capital
ists is. Denlson, Tex., where thoy havo
largo interosts. Mr. U. K. Doiahanly,
hustern riassenier ut'cnt of the Missouri
I'diilln nni la in .liiirr t1 fliM nfirttf nt
"v....v. .w..., ,a ,i uiit.i, v. ,' j -
prcaont, will land it ut Memphis, thou ro-
sign wo rvspunsiuiiiiy iu inr. iuuu v.
liouis. Mr. Wilson will. H possioio, in-
duco the men of surplus wealth to stop
oil In Memphis several hours on thoir ro-
iUlll. AIIU Ul.riy IS Uliuniu n rin:win itiaiia,
'11. m . . i I . . . r . I a an.inl ii I I...H
which will arrive over tho Memphis A
Charleston road about noon Wodnesday,
and depart over the Iron Mountain about
j o clock p.m.
A TERRIBLH BAILKOAD ACCIDENT.
A Train on tbe Nashville & Chattanooga
Ooea Through a Bridge,
Nasiivills, Tenn., May 18. A terrible
accident occurred on tho Lebanon branch
of the Nashville, Chattanooga & 8L Louis
1 tii il road, about nlno miles from this city,
about 4 o'clock this afternoon. Tho bridgo
across Stone lUver caught flro from a pass
ing train. Seventeen men, two whites and
lifteon negroes, who were working on tho
road near bv. went to tho bridge aud took
an engine on It with the Intention oi ex-
tiuuuisliing the lire with the water trout
tho tender. The span cave way carrying
men and engine into tho river, fifty foot
below. Vt ilham Morgun, w hite, engineer,
received serious internal injuries. Tho
llremnn, Charles Uribhle, also whito, had
bis leg broken and received othor eorioua
injuries. Throe of the negro laborers were
killed and six were injured, four danger
VIOLENT WIND BTOBM.
A Battllug of 8lgn, Awnings, Etc., at
Bprrlal DluM.trta.oTh ApinmL
ttllsi-si-M, Ark., May 13. Last night
this city and couuty were visited by one
of tho most violent of wind storms. It
sprung up between 12 and 1 o'clock and
lusted a considerable timo. It blew from
the northwest fend wa-i interscred with
rain. Quito a number of signs and tin
awning and a few frame outhouses were
blown down In the city. Iu the western
part of tho county tho storm wis morn
severe than iu Una vicinity, thoro being,
in addition to tho wind, quite a full of
hail. Tree, two and three toot In diam
eter, were blow n up bv tho roots and
blown somo distance. There has boon no
Andrew l aril'i Msdarllaai.
riTTsnrao, lw, May IS. The action of
Curnegio A Co& la presenting a sliding scale
to their employes at the Homestead plnnt
which reduces wsges 20 per cent, in tho
face of the announcement that the men
would demand an advanco, took tho latter
bv surprise today. Tho new scalo, which
dnoe not go into effect until July 1, will bo
olllcially considered bv the men on Sun
day at the joint meeting ot tho six loigra
ol the Amalgamated Associations now or
ganized at that place, llio men Ixdieve
that tho linn has presented extreme tig urea,
snd is prepared to roncodo a portion of
tho reduction announced today. 1 hoy
say, however, that It Is probable that a
settlement may not be arrived at until
after a atriko ia doclarod. The firm bo'
ever. Insist that the wages offered accord.
lug to the new scalo are final, that the
llgorva were arrived st alter mature delib
eration, and that there will be no coinpro-
ramble t A area Ua a lis.
CnicAoo,IlL,MuylS.-Whon the United
States Court was opened this tnoruiug it
was found that the attorneys representing
the various parties in interest in the appli-
cstlon for a receiver for the Chicago A
Atlantic Ibtilrosd Company bad been un
able to agree upon a man for the place.
Jodce Grenhain then auggestoil that Mr.
Volney Malott, -rice-president and general
manager ol the si uion luuway, oi Indian-
spobs,would leasuitibie ixrson. Ihaang-
gi-alionvus sccepteil liy all concerned, llo
waa therefore apoiiitel, and at onco tiled
his olllnal bond a receiver.
The t'swe f llr. Steaill.
Flint, Mich., May It-Dr. W. II.
Scott, of South Grand Itlaur, who is
charged with killlnS hia wile about two
weeks sgo by forcibly administering chlo
roform, 1 still undergoing examination In
tho Justice s Court. 1 be case is pronre
lug Very slowly and the witnenseado not
avem to have vorv clear Idea of what
they know or saw in connection with llio
c.iso. l)r. (volt w nsvca very wen under
the ordeuL 1'bere is a strong feeling of
prejudice sgalnsl him.
f per'al PjiaiUh lo Th AwsL
Watkh Vauv, m ih, May IS. The
Norlhwrstern Tesidiens' AswK-lalion will
meet In this city July 3, 4 and and an
excellent program has been published by
the I xeruilve t mninuiee, in winch somu
of the most distinguished educators In the
State will lake part, reuchers exccting
In attend should Send their muni's to I'rol.
Frnnk I'. F.IIiolt. Of this citv. al once, so
aa to give bbn ample timo to provide for
Ciiicaoo, 111., May IS. Ned Heading, n(
Port Umaha, today won the six-day pro
fessional bicycis) bwe. lha llunl ecuirt
Ned Iteadilitf. i trl Um.iha. li.i iiiih-s. 4
luiw; Wilbur r. knnpp, I'enver, mil.-s,
3 luis:' John S. iVfnce, timalis. iiVi mile
2 luie; W. J. Mnrgnn. 1 ngUud, U .. lha,
2 Iuisj; Allwrt Mioca, i hicsgo, uV, 2 l.i.
IWtoM, Mass.. May I v-Tne American
Baptist lUIucation Society be d Its annual
meeting here luis aiternoon and evening.
llio irvaaumr rpw receipts, exclusive
ol gilts, $Jd,340 and oxpena. ) 0,4 . dnr
ni the vuar. 11 has IK-cn decided bv
them to establish an institution of learning
In I liieago.
IT'B ALL B03H.
There Will be No Conaolldatton of Big
Spnclal DUpatch to Tha AppoaL
Nashville, Tenn., May 18. Ex-Gov.
John 0. Brown, president of the Tennes
see Coal, Iron sod Railway Company, was
interviewed today concerning; the report
totneeUect that a syndicnte Is being
termed to include tbe Tennessee Coal.
"on una itauway company, the bioss
iro hd Btoel Comnanv. the I'ionoor
J?'0'"! ea& Manufacturing Company, tho
;ure furnace Company, the Dolmrdel
euen toai ana iron Company, the
mer Coal and Steel Company and the
Birmingham Mining and Manufacturing
Coinpuny. Gov. Brown said: "There is
not a word of truth iu the matter so fur as
the Tennessee Coal, Iron and Iluilroad
Company is concerned, and 1 do not bo
lieve thore is any truth at all in it- Our
executive Committee he d a meeting ves-
terday, which somo of our New York
peoplo attended, and the sub oct was not
CLAIBORNE FOB BABKSDALB.
That, at Least, Is What Eay Latest
Reports From Primaries.
Sporlal Tllapatch to Tho Appeal.
Jackson, Miss., May 18. The precincts
heard from in tho primary election held in
Claiborne County today, wherein a choice
was exprussod for Governor, strongly indi
cated that the Hon. E. ilurksdulo will
wear the wreaths of vlctorv. Tho county
has all along been claimed for (ion. Featli
erstono. fthe lied Retter Nalrlde.
Chicaoo, 111., May 18. Tho Investiga
tion into the condition of tho Cook Couuty
Insane Asylum was continued in the
County Court this afternoon. Mrs. Dr.
Alexander, of the asylum medical staff,
was the chief witness. She testified as t
tho political iulluonco in tho Institution,
and tho advisability of having it and tho
poor-house contiguous. "Dr. Alexander,"
said tho court, "if a woman wore to be de
clared iusane in this court now, what do you
think would be the best thing the court
could do with her if there wus no other
institution where she could be sunt?
"1 think her friends should be advised
to care for hor."
"If she was homicidal or suicidal?"
"Nevertheless, I should say tbe same.
If she should commit suicide sho would bo
bettor off than to go there."
After some furthor testimony In which
nothing new was developed, the court ad
journod. T They l.ynrhtxl Ulna.
New Oumaxs, La., May IS. The7iW-
IVmocraf, Monroe, La., speciul says; Two
of the gang of burglars previously mon-
tionod went to Columbia night before last
and robbed a rcsidenco of $600. Oua of
tho gmg, a negro, was cap tu rod and part
of tbe atolcn monoy recovered. Tho
negro confessed hia crimo and gave a de-
f". ,FIVII V MM. omul mic. ..... ...nu.
. . t n n r, I Muulal m m'lii.n man
White ttio NienlT ot Caldwell 1'arisli was
returning to Columbia with the prisoner,
a party nut them and taking the negro
Irom tho Micriir proceeded to nang nun to
I ue nearest treo.
A Oil lawk Fire.
New York, May 18. Tank No. 10, of
Pratt's Oil Works, situatod at tho foot of
Tenth stroot, Willlamsburgh, caught flro
In some unknown inanuor at ll.'M today,
A a tli.rai mmrM timaruwl, nF m flnn-n mtltl.l
Rration, the flrrmen turned in three alarms
in rapid succession, calling a large number
of engines to the scene. At l.'M it looked
as though Ihe flumes would spread beyond
control. J here were 1j.UA) barruts 01
crudo oil in the tank.
tiet a Verdict far SIO.OOS.
riTTsncBo, Pa, Msy 1. A stecisl from
Mansfield, O., says: Loyd Miller, onco an
engineer on the New York, take Krle &
Western IUilroad, obtained a vordict for
$."0,0(10 duuinpes against thatconipany thia
r.fteruoon. The jury dehlKrated an hour,
tiKik ballots snd returned the largoal ver
diet ever given in tho Common l'lca
Court. Miller wss Injuroil in a wreck.
lumiili ef Ureal Rwecr.
Lot isviLts, Ky., May 18. Ham llryant
took Proctor Knott with himtonight when
he started lor the Lstonla track. Tho
great horse Is still quite ill. Mr. McCain p.
bell, of the 1U very wick Stable, has pur
chased from Harper Valuable. IOtion aud
IA Christy, tor tlN.oou. Unly the running
qualities of Valuable aud Christy were
"The Una l ssiriM.
Ksw Yoiik, May 18. The results In the
Chess Congress today, afternoon and even
Ing, were as follows: Gunsberg beat Tchl
gorin. Weiss boat Martincs, Maon snd
llsnham ulaved a draw came, a did Lip-
schiit and burn. eiaud Mason play
for Ural place next week. Tho congress
will end on Tuesday or Meuues isy next
Mnwearr stwitdeira l ate.
Cot.i'wsts, Gs., May IS. Charles linn
dell, luto msnsger of the Southern F.xprea
Company in this city, waa to-lay found
guilty of embrxxlcment and acntenced to
loriy years in mo penuenunry. no w
young man of talent and stood well iu the
city, but dissipation ruined him.
Mississippi IUm here.
Sian-lsl Mapa.trh In The Ani al.
Jackson, Mis., Msy Is. Tho linkers
Association of Missisi)ipl, comprising (ho
representatives of bet weou forty and fifty
bunks, will meet in this city at 12 o clock
iu. ou Wednesday next, the l!-'d InslauL
Ike Helaklael llenar.
Ixdukafoi.is Ind May IS. The Su
prvme Ixxlgo Knlghlaof Honor today de
rided that thereafter benefits shall be paid
to member who commit suicido and sub
ordinate lodges wero iuitructod to rid
themselves o( bablluid drunkards snd sll
other characters addicted to vicious habit
Hint hasten death. Lrsrslation ws en
acted creating a quarter rate benellt ol
tMM and a nroiHMition to raise the full
ralubenilltfioiulL'.OOOtol.VlXX) was do
leated. A proposition lo change the rial
of Ihe annual meeting from May to Sei
Iruiber waa defeated. IH-troit was sp-
n)lutcd us) the next place of meeting.
Mat al I ((delivered Telearasaa.
i. a WI'.tlamMMI, T- 1' 1her.
U III 10. Iiar la. Mix i . . uroareuor,
Ii. W. Ill . II. klnf.
Jamea A l.rliis W. Co., ( apt. Ad Hiorm.
I- W llim.
Mill. urn ll. A m. Civ,
J. t. Farann k CO.,
J M laitanl t
Liln r (irr)ur,
I . Ik-m-urs,
IT MelT JnfM-S,
lii nr A sirtmg.
' ll. Ali.'ial.l,
O . r I. . . X
II l IV Mi'iitera,
H lamuielu A Itrus.,
II K. Puber.
rarala, Hunter A Co
Onrtlnn Itnia A Co.,
Jamra W wnIb,
i '. Aialna.
ISOe Mi' "l l,
1 J. Ulliam.
),. H. It, Co.,
C .ii'knus V. A I'. '.
sr. ni l, W.v, Msy U-IUm ir.S feet snd rl.
't M ,. . 1 1 ... . i. iu.lv anil turner. i'""" - '
lift Inula, New Ullosua. liell. i7
FOR WEDDING RINGS.
Is prepared from Banaparllla, Dandelion,
Mandrake, Dock, Flpsisaewa, Junliier Ber
ries, aud otlier well-known and valuable vege
table remedies. The combination, proportion
and prcparaUon are peculiar to Hood's Sarsa
parilla, giving It curaUrc power not possessed
by other medicines. It effects remarkable
cures where others fall
" I consider Hood's Sarsapsrilla the best
medicine I ever used. It gives me an appetite
and refreshing sleep, aud keeps the eold out."
J. $. Fooo, los Spruce Btroet, Portland, Me,
When I bought Hood's Sarsaparilla I made
a good Investment of one dollar In medicine
fur the first time. It has driven off rheuma
tism and Improved my appetite so much that
my boarding mitt rets says I must keep tt
locked up or she will be obliged to raise my
board with every other boarder that takes
Hood's Sarsaparilla." Thomas Uuiuibix,
S Hilary Street, Brooklyn, N. Y.
I nnd Hood's Sarsaparilla the best remedy
for Impure blood I ever used." M. IL BAXTF.it,
ticket agent, I'. a tt. lid., Bound Brook, N. J.
Sold hy sll drugaists. fit tlx for fX Prepared
by C. 1. HOOD A CO., Apothecaries, Lowell, Mats.
100 Doses One Dollar
ILZDOS BROS,, J Come, ICsa,
Mthm. KM aid 868 FRONT ETTEEET.
THB CHESS PLA.YEB9.
A Large Meeting Held and Arrange
ments Made for the Contest.
A largo and enthusiastic meeting of
choss players was held lost night at the
parlors of the Amateur Athletic Associa
tion. The object was to more fully or-
inirn nnd select such nlnvera na will meet
Capt Mckenzie on Monday and Tuesday
ights. An ellort was made to secure
wentv contleinen. but it was found that
manv of tho best idavors were out of the
city, and it was concluded to deter the
selection until later. All chess players are
cordially invited to attend tho contest.
The iollowina local player have been
selected to play with Copt. McKenzio on
r. D. P. H,innilL'ra.
P. P. Vtn Vleet,
1 T. ( renalltw,
K. (I. Hruwu,
Ed. J. bbaw.
. M. Iinir.
K U. lhlL
If any of the lollowing gentlemen aro
bore, they may be also sclocied:
fVjfton Smith, Corlnxton.
Uiiiiiva L. Hururr. Klpli'.
Ir. . s. Trrry, Msiu.
Nslon W'hlti. Jsi knon. y
ii. W hltllelil. Oxl'inl.
A. R llo-lie. .Naabvllle.
W. U Anthony. ImrhniuYllla,
Itt'lll. I. Ir. ltronllli.
II. V. I.liui(.i.m. Iirownsrllls.
S. W. Ham, HuuUTllle.
U. 1'llluw liruwn. Little Itork.
Tbe Farmers' Exchange Will Now Soon
be Beady for Business. .
About fifty niotnbcrs of tho Furmers'
Kxchange assembled yostorday morning,
as per sgrooinout, to adopt a constitution
rresident R. D. Goodwyn was la the
The constitution and by-laws wcro road
in their entirety, then soclion by section,
snd then adopted with but few amend
Upon motion the treasurer, who la to be
elected by the Hoard ol Directors. Is ro.
quired st every regular meeting ot the ei1
change 10 niuko a lull report ol tho Unan
cinl condition of the concern.
Lpon motion the secretary snd treasurer
are required to give suitable bond in sums
to lie hxed by the Hoard of Directors.
Upon motion It was decided to havo a
membership to !e known as auxiliary
members, consisting ol two classes A anil
11 comiioacd of boys up to sixteen years
of ago, w ho shall pay dues in amount of
tl.'.'i). Class "11" to be comMacd of young
men Irom aixleen lo twenty-one years of
sge, wlio shall pay dues in amount I .
Aeilherol said classes ol auxiliary mem-Ix-rs
shsll bare tho privilege of a ballot
1'arties eligible to membership under
Class "11" shsll at their election, on com
pliunce with tho tenm therefor, be eligible
lo lull niembership with the right of
ballot and all other privileges connected
It was decided for the present, that the
secretary lie tho only salanoil ollicer con
nected with the Kxchange. Tbe amount
of hi compensation lo be fixed by tho
Hoard 01 in rector.
A meeting of tins Hoard of Directors will
occur on Ihe llrst 1 uosday of every month,
1 lie time Hxed for tho regular meeting of
all the miiniiR-r 01 the txcnangj ia on tho
11 rt luewiay 01 .May.
1 lie hireling ao loomed to meet azain.
subject lo call of president under by-laws
AWFTS, Jsntisry 1. IM.....r,:, 460.CO
Suiplus bj (.oi.ipanjr'a fclaodard, I per
ut....- .. a,:i,To)M
Surplus by Connccllriil Slsu.Ur.l, 4
Hallo of Kifa-nts of mansttntnl lo receljita
sine orftnlttllna, 1 1 per otuk ,
JACOB I. CltrFX ...
iOHX M. TAYLOR...
W, 0. AUBOT
JAMES 8. CARPENTER,
Otntrtl Ajtnt for Ktntucky tsd Tsnntttte,
Cat. Mais snd Sulk Blrttls.
WOUISVILLB, ill, KENTUCKY.
T. M. OALBREATH, A'gt,
No. toMadlsin StrstL Msnphls, Ttni
J. N. MULFORD, JEWELER,
294 Mala Street, lemptils, Teni
Ii the best blood purifier before the publle.
It eradicates every impurity, and cures Scrof
ula, Salt Blietun, Bolls, Pimples, all Humors,
Dyspepsia, Biliousness, 8lck Headache, Indi
gestion, General Debility, Catarrh, Bheumse
llsm, Kidney snd Liver Coniplulutt. It over
enmes that extreme tired feellug, and builds
up the system.
" Hood'i Sarsaparilla was a Uod-send to ma,
for It cured me of dyspepsia and liver com
plaint with which I had suffered 20 ysars."
J. a Houkbeck, South Fallaburg, N. Y.
Hood's Sarsaparilla takes less time an
quantity to show its effect than any other prep
aration." Mrs. C. A. Houbabo, N. Chill, N.Y.
My wife had very poor health for a long
ttmc, suffering from Indigestion, poor appe
tite, and constant headache. She tried every
thing we could bear of, but found no relief till
she tried Hood's Sarsaparilla. She Is now
taking the third bottle, and nover felt bettor
In her lite. We feel It our duty to recommend
it to every one we know." Uzohoe SOMUle
Vii.LE, Morulond, Cook County, IU.
Sold by all drtiud'ts. SI l tlx for fA. Trepand
by C. I. HOOD A CO., Apothtt'triM, Lowell, Hast.
100 Doses One Dollar
r. m. KOEruzx.
Tire ttVTTK Xr Wm
UlJ.ULfl IU U ULfllU
vlO Main St., Memphis.
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NERVOUS Sr,bl TiVrsTnl
Lout ol Vital fewcrw Bloeoitaatma. beteoudturr.
lxiaa ol Uior aolusaq ol Idas. lAatltnds,
tfloaalsotk, Dtprvatiua ol Filrlta, Arttsnon te
Knrtetr. Faallf filki'euratel, lauk of Coelldenee,
bull, t.ladttt, I'sSt tm Study or Wivlnnav nt
Sods lift s hurtM. SAVKLT, ftRMAhCMTLY
snd FhiVATILT tthmi.
BLOOD AND SKIN rsr?K
rlblt In in mu Its, eomplatoly tndleatrd without
th nss ol mtrssiry, berolula, Aryaiprlsa, Ktsstr
Sofa, Nif-h, lHinrl, tion, Kins la the
llmd ssd Bona, Sypbllltla sr TbrnaA MnuUi
tud Inuti (aittrrli. etc, rSKM AMK.NTLir
(I'KW WllkK OTilakS UAV1 ralLKU.
TTPTN&UV Kidney ssd HisiVSsr Tronhtea,
UAlllA.IiX Wank hark. BurulDf Urlikt,
Prvqoeaey ol t rtnttloa. Crlns high eokmd at
wliu milk ssdlmsul oa Undlti. Gooorrliota,
ilsl. Critllla, ate., promptly sad attaly sural,
TO T0D8G HEH AID KIDDLE-AGED EES.
AKTTDTT TTD'I, Tht twful rfA-rta el
rfislt vaskaaaa. dsatpTjInt bolk ralnsf ami botij.
wus 111 11a or aanii int. la-maoauuir tumi.
aluilr or rrarrlaf
MAkRIKU Mf.K.csrthnttanurlDC ea thtt htppf
Ilia, awarsol phnimi dahlllry. qui. kir salilxl,
OUH HU CCKH.1
IsVsad Spns tsolK rtKt-Pra Ileal Fiprlrnr
rflMind tvrri ca It tapsoUhy tludlt.1, thus
startliif trif Ul t bird UolinM art prt-rrS la
our labotakiry txaoily totull tatA caas, UiuatntcV
tcf raras libout lojury.
r itsdS t StliU imaua-t I
1 fnr etlrtiiatfd works ea
t npaaia, istrrpus
aa.t Itlleail liliaasra. Tbou-
tnla rtuvi ear A Irtaoillf lrtir or rll mar aa
7a Itttnrt siic-nnf and tktnM, and aSd loldad
7ra nit, asarr-e sisn aaswtrvai uaiaaa tea
eomsaniaA kySfsraa In srtsipt, Addrtaa ot sail ea
DRS. nKTTS & BUTTS.
SMT liFflCK HuUHlt: S A U. TIS t.U.
To tlio Pile!
ur stikk or
From Hit folding tnd Standard llmiar, U
tompltte. Itrxprrldilljr Iodic You
lo t ail aud Imped
Prices and Quality
It In tli llan.1t of a Prartlrtl and Elprrl
a to-od Shirt l utitr.
EyCAL TO Till tlIT.
KlatxiraU'lr rurnlahed for Turkish, I'lala
aoJ I'lung Uatlia
41.43 MONROE STREET.
OLD GOLD AND SILVER
Tilts ts Cisq it Morf 1
TlDQ ntTTrQ Adilrret Uioas wbo bsrt lm
VD.O. DLtiiO .4 tbamarUat J
CTitatr lntulf-oe sod anliury htblba, volrh rula
til IkkIi suit sulad. uaQttlua ibtia I of busliHas.