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THE MEMPHIS APPEAL t SATURDAY, JUNE 29, ISSy.
1 D. GWIIIE, A. EEKKEET, 1. 1. DDFFI,
J. 1. I'COUBS, P. I I'COIBS.
BUILDING HARDWARE, EDGE TOOLS
I305 Main St.
I 11 JLXiJL7 Y T J.JLXD JU JV
THE KNIGHTS OF HONOR.
SIXTEENTH ANNIVERSARY CELB
Thousands of People Attend, Contrib
ute to Suffering- Humanity and Enjoy
Themselves A, Number of Addressee
Speech of Mr. Nicholas Williams,
Tho Knights of Honor aniiivorsnry and
picnic yesttmUy, at tho East Kml Dummy
jne Turk, was tho event of tho prosout
It it estimated that botweon 4,000 and
6,000 people wero in attonilunep, at aomo
time between noon yeatorday and Iiutt mid
night, the duration of tho all'.iir.
Ity dint of great onoiuy anions tho
knights, anil tho Irreslaiible appl to uni
versal sympathy of tho great charity to
which tho grow proo-odii gn, ovor 2,000
ticket wore fold in advance. Many other
wore sold at tho gato, and lhu, consider
ing tiio fact that ladiea required no tiekols,
ii tlio monster crowd accouolud for. Then,
too, tho event took place at a park the
incro nuuio of which wAssynnnynious with
beauty, excnllont accommodations and
general attraclivenew. It l not com
pleted a yot, the inauai-inent having con
truction work discontinuod yesterday for
the briifilt of Ilia knighl and their guoeta,
Tlio pavilion, however, it nearly fliiiiliod,
ii a pn tty and comuioilioiiiitriicture, woll
arranged for dancing purpose. It wan
utilized by the throng aim! without in
terruption, from 5:30 o'clock p.m. until
midnight, wlion the allklr was turmlniitod.
Dancing, in fact, was the program after Hit
clone ol the apvechea.
hpuking of Siiilrwwoa, there were a num
ber of lino ono out there, all of which hud
their foundation upon the order under
the afternoon Memr. Nicholas William a,
llainey HiiKlioa,U. K. rullenand Judge U
11. Kaim entertained aud instructed a Urjfo
and cultivated auillcticii. At night C'apt.
J. Harvey Maihea Mike for ahout twenty
minute. All th. cllbrt were ol a bigli
order of tnorit. that of Mr. William, who
waa oraior of tlie day, being especially
woll received. It waa aa folio;
kia. WILLIAM' SI'KIVM.
In the history of mankind it often hap
pen that unxH'ted and ml;lily reuu
follow auiall aud doubtful bcinning.
Tlii ia tr no in government, in politic, mi
firivate life, and it ia eminently true in
lenevolent order. The year Ih7.l will long
bo rvmembxred a one of peculiar trial,
especially to ritiaene of our own country.
A llnant'lal criia of great atringency snd
denly mot men without warniiiit and with
out apology. It coming waa unheralded
by any diatnrb.inco, it pretence
waa unlooked for bv any city. lie
Death it bliyhtiiis: lilitate private for
tnnr were cmmlm d, and under it
shadow public enterprise werealiandinel.
Tliero waa scarcely a home it did not enter
nor banking bonn it did not disturb,
llie everglade of florid sullered in emu-
tnoo with the chilly bight of far-olT Colo
... . lo. Many who believed it rauaeleM
,, attempted to reason it out ol tlmir
' were doatroved In their focble resist
VW V6, and It required tho strong arm ol the
Government to save the Nation from Irro
trievable ruin. And tor month ami year
alter its severity wa but a recol lection. It
lell a tnoriil desolation such a few countries
liad ever known. Ontldcnr. wa eliniM
utterly obliterans!, and aiitpiclon scanned
with tvstleM viiou the word aud deed of
huch a time wi unpropHiou for new
venlnroa in biuiucaa, ami lorsnv fxtemli
tiireleyond the require. menu ol neeeily.
And yi-t the very emergency made inoti
think tif the provision tiiey were planning
for the future. Tho wrarintw ol tho
wintry stnuvU created anew th br of
revtvuia stirmit. in Jitne ol liiat year, 'it
the htaio ol Kentucky, and under her
lass, wa orvnniovl the order known a
tho Knight of Honor. Hut lew at lli. t
euiliarked in the enterpii1. Kilo the
many ahook their head wi:h prophelea of
(allure. Its ob)e-t then, a now, acrotlio
rtnmiotion ol Iratermty amonit men.
and the securing to thoan deNtud-
ent oion the memlM-ralup ol
small inauranee upon the live of
all within it rank. The mUtake wa
made that the order wa but snnyly an
other MM'krr of inurnee. For tlie ao-compli-bmentof
the tlrat of llit'M pur
m tl appealed directly lo tho U tU'r
Datura ol our race. To secure tlie second
It adopted tlte mutual system of inanraneo
j baed iixn a-x-onuicuta. Aituiward It
founders wiMly determined Unit it luuat
lie a national orj;aiiiration.
In its apieal io ineu it ba never been
dinpointed, and year by year ba seen
its power increaao and It lileMinga enter
every Mate in ths I'mon. And it ia not
ton much to sav that there I scarce a
hamlet In this (road land where it prom
lav have been nnfultUle-l.
Tlie sowing ol tho -ed In weaknoaa
and doubt ha U.'U followetl by a pilden
barveat far surpassing the wildcat dn-ain
of it luoat vUlonary advocate. Hut, a
ever happen to new candidate for popu
lar (vr, it early pathway wn lii'.lrf-sl
alout w.ili thorna. It wa rotili lently in
quired: "Are (her not already ciioukIi
lumirnnre companies to fully MVUpy tllO
tif id.' hat md can eit fur mon-7"
t'oiniHinii. wbow etn-nuth a nlnB.
baiVed with great tlialavor iimih the un
tried adventurer. Miould tlie tinliath of
Many sumuier, brua ned with the sun of
combat, and strong In accumulated in
come, should he ui'ld to the unknown
David? In tracimi it hirtory we lind that
without a war upon othera, tlio suawer
wa made that, II limni-aiife. lu old orvnni
atton were a aacn d doty of ctrrv hus
band aud lalln r, it waa yrt more hi doty
to connect liiimuiii wiiii tlie newotUi r,
Then rante l!ie kind advice to adopt cor
tain l4an ol Ihhiih-, w hich as hi lined.
Next lolloatd the prophecy that the order
could not endntf, and the Knight if
llon'if have lived to aadly ntlend tho fu
hrraU of many of the rroidiata.
Ihe order ha fr it loundatlnn stun
th hnuoden obligation l every man lo
provide, a far a powilile. (or thiaNt de
iiendent uion him. and tint tin remit
hould be schii'Ved by the iiinl!.t outlay
ronaisU-nt with entire security. It came
to accomplish sn end In wtm h nearly all
other uisanisalJona had failed, aiel it I
here to stay, lnodrt in prosperity sud tin
diauiaved bv the aliot k ol battle. It nun'
bitio sentiment' md businras. Miould men
inxiir tbetr livw?
II a were aur ol llvt.ig twenty or
thirty year tlirr would, erhM, I
Ion In the ttatpmnnt someUinea made
that it i unwin to lnure one' life. iUit
the silent reaer iMimna when lest ea
TMeteL Hi unheard step I preaaed Bpoil
the threihotd, hi unfult band i on the
Ijoltwl door. Nor Uauty, nor wis-ton,
nor sff-ct ion can plead witli lnro, Hhan
lie shall enter, the Lean that throbbed
wilhbi shall Uul noiuor. When bit
cold finger shall touch the lip, nor thought
nor language shall o'er again ba heard.
Tlio'cyo that eioke with love' fond greet
ing alone shall utter love' farewell, clos
ing like the tlowera to a rost to be unbrok
l.ile i too bard a itrugtrlo for us to quo
tiou the duty of insurance. It la too lute
for us to discuss the prudence of leaving
an inheritance to our family. It may bo
true that a few wealthy poisons with plo
tliorio purses, bank accounts and bouda,
may consider it unnecessary for them to
make other provision for their loved ones.
Hut if tliis be so, the counties majority of
our raco, toiler by day and toiler by
night, can have no such excuse. Money
receivod from insurance companies in pay
ment ol death losses ha preserved the
homestead (or children whoso tender
miuda could not have guosaud why they
should bo torn from tho roofs that sliel
tered them. It ho fed tho hungry,
clothod the united, aud educ.ttud the or
phan for a useful vocation. It has
undo rough place smooth and
given to the desolate widow sn aiiaiiratico
of comfort bettor than the tciideTuat sym
pathy of friend. It hn lifted tho bowed
.cud and strengthened tho feublo baud
for the hard battlo buforo them. If for no
other reanon, yet should every futher in
sure to leave a homo for bis children.
Home! 1 lovo that good old Saxon word.
It rcproent all of good to man. It i tho
refngo to which he may flee from ovary
storm, the haven whore ho shall alwave
Hud ret. It is tho school of virtue, tlio
companion of innocence, the guardian ol
purity. If tliero be one presung need in
this country, urgunt above nil others, it i
buine for l La people. They are tho bul
wark of our iiiDtilutions and tho unfailing
dofunae of our liberties, liod hasten tho
day when uo man lu tins glorious land
may lie without a homo. Without a home,
wiiul is wait? Intelligent ho may bo, hon
est and true, yet ia ho hedged' about by
untoward circuiuilnucea, lloiueluaa, ho
has a Mordecai at hi g.ito, under whoso
baleful iiiiluence all else goes for naught.
A grout statesman truthfully aaid that
pcaiant's home was hi caatlo. Tho wind
of heuven might whistle through its crov
ieca and the rain batter upon ita roof un
bidden, but the King of Kngland could
not enter It without due procea of law. A
iieoplo with homes are gooj ritiiona,
tappy aud obedient to tho lawa. The aaine
people, homelcaa, are discontented, rost-
Io and uiHlablo. Change the environ
ment of humanity aud you change tho
actions of humanity.
It Is the duty of ivory father to provide,
as soon as poaaible, a shelter for hi oil
spring. It he cannot do so by hi own
labor bo (hould secure it by joining tho
Knights of Honor, who will aeo that his
loved one shall have a roof to cover thorn
when he shall have paused to Hint "belter
homo not made with baud, eternal lu the
Tho ipiest'ion of your duty to Insure your
life being settled, it become you, my
friend, to consider what company oiler
yon the very bet inducement, lu what
orgnuiKiitiou can you secure the largest
sum for the sinallust premium? And
agiiin, what orders are wholly reliable and
ever prompt iu payment ol claim? To
thine ipirntlous, taken as one w holo, thore
in ii r I hi many replies, hnneat and truthful,
evasive and unealiaiaclory, but thore cau
be nut one aoawer.
Undoubtedly the plan ot mutual insur
ance ia bettor in all cose lor Hie aaaurml.
becauaa all companies rocvlve from tlmir
own imliey holders the money with wliu li
death rate aro paid. It lollowr that in
compiiiuc not mutual lnr;wu.u ol itiouey
are paid by policy holder upon the incor
rect iiippoHition that said monoy wa actu
ally needed to pay death lonne. If that
were Hue such companies would not have
been able lo amaa. colowal forlunoa anil
at tho same time pay enormous salaries
to their otlicora. There is no oacaiiing tho
fact that they collected more money from
their policy holder than wa actually
needed lo keep their rlk In forco. Hut
it iaataled in reply to tin that the auint
thii overpaid go to Hi creation of a re
serve fund, on which the companies may
rely in cane of emergency. Hut w hat right
baa a compauy to overcharge and tliu
create a reserve fund? Who van lie lene
filcd by it? Certainly not be who allows
lna policy to hip) hccaiiiM) It paid, w
will aar, ill per fl.lHW actual risk and 1 12
per $1,000 for reserve and ha boa lost them
both. Certainly not tlie lamily of I h do
reaaed, because, If be could have been in
ured for fl'J er l,f at, it waa nnjuat to
require oi mm a oouoie uouut, in oMor
to create a reerv fund. Juhu lUndolph
once said tbal lie liad discovered tint
plnloaoplier's stone, which turne to avid
all that leucine it It wav "1'ay as von
no" no wore Uian la right, no leas than
lt u eonaider this niliwtlnn: Bupitoso
oh every fl.iaal Insurance rorv coinpa
nlea collect pre mi u in and this ia a
small eMiiualu. In litis Male, wa will con
sider that 20,000 txilicixs aro In force.
Then you have tltM.ouo unnecessarily
charged and taken from tho Mate to still
further fevumulalo woalth In distant
citiea, w ttli that money alone, two fac
tories of fl roulprurnl could have been
erectisl, lorniahiugemplnvmont to not lee
than IK) Hraoua eaclu Willi It a a nu
cleus around wfcich other might gather.
It would lisv lime given employment to
l.Ono erM)iis, Then eonsidor the great
inipclu w Inch Would have been given to
all enlerpriaea, riet'lally agriculture. In
liiO Sections w bore located. The Kniiiht
ol Honor have no reserve lund. tho
Kuivhlaof Honor want no reserve fund.
IjiiIi member control bis own reserve.
car Hi's It In hi own pocket, inveata a be
please, or eapendtaa lil dally need re
quire. The Knight of Huiior pay only ths
actual cost of insurance, aud ia not de
ceive 1 by the glittering promise of having
what lie overpaid reluruol lo klui in alter
Hut bnw does tho order differ from mu
tual limiirauce couipanica Cbielly as fol
low: It is as solveut a any, aa prompt aa
all, and insnrne at a lower rate than even
I lie most favored. Are not ttiiwe sulllcienl?
What more ran le required? Yet more Is
uivvn. hacii lodge ol Hi order lias a sick
bcuciil fund, preserving a member front
sutieiiioil during his illniws. Jtcn lolte
liaa tbreo ollicoi who mini visit the aick
and dilieMl, advise with litem, and see
that ihry l It lor uotliing. II human
sympathy be not delusion, if there bo
suuiKthlng mora In lile than meat and rai
ment, the Knight ol lienor has found It.
1 II nnthini to bear the voicaof a brother
to clasp In kindly hand and to feel the
axauratiee that though the levered body
may pxrisu, vet he will not be left alone
to battl Willi disease, but comlortcd by
cheering word and willing hearts, asaunsd
that there Will be HO lapse of hi Jwlicy,
bnl that Ih dear one who looked lo huu
for iiinort will find friend to see that
every dollar shall be paid. How often in
Una city baa th pathway to the grave
ix a tirigtitenett ty ucii retiectton as
these? Ordinary inaursnce companies havi
Do ni h n'servns on which to d:aw. They
srv slranirar to the better nsrt ol life, the
tralvtnity of lb KuighUuf Honor. Its
benefit are not trauslershle. A Knight
ol Ilouor rsntiitt Insure for a creditor, nor
for iiituiUuip, but for Li taiully or those
dependent tipon bint. These are tbs
holiest purpose that can actuate human
endeavor or stimulate human seal tho
From It organization to the present
time our order bas jM more than
$-'7,500,000 to the benellciario of deceased
brothers, and at an averagn cost of $17 per
annum, or fi30 nor $1,000, What com
pany can show tin record? I appeal to
the history of iuaurunco. Can all the
agencies abroad, can all the systems at
home endure the comparison? Do not the
many failures of companies with bright
promises teach a mournful losson to hu
manity? Do not the large number ol sal
aried agent and costly building show
thut in all othor system save tho Knight
of Honor and similar asseaament bodies
insurance is not furnialiod at coat? I have
no war to wage with other systems, old
line and mutual. Thoy do a good work,
and should be encouraged. Muny olliccrs
in theso bodies are also Knights of Honor,
and their word is liko their bond, but In
comparison with the plan of our order the
victory must be left to us.
Winter and summer, through evil ro
port and through good report, in sunshine
and storm, tho record wo have made
beams along tho valleys and fhihes upon
the mountain with a splendor unap
proachod and unapproachable. It waa
claimed that at tho llrat touch of adversity ',
enthusiasm would ceaae, the mcmlorship
decline aud the order pais out of exist
Five year after lis organization, with it
Ircngth untried and with predictions of
failures from thousands who had scon
simllur ventures come to naught, it was
put iuto the cruciblo of attlic'.ion. Tho
furnace beneath glowed with s Consuming 1
heat. Purely it could not endure so '
mighty a trial. Blackness above it, loft )
alone in the Humes, even the light ol ths
stars withdiawn, tho aching hearts of men
appealing to it, th cries of widowhood
ringing within its ears, surely It would bo
powerless, and pans from the hissing cal
dron iuto the vast emptiness that mocks
human endeavor. The gloom thlckoued,
day became night, the awful beat grew
white a snow, and still tho orphan clung
to it a their ono lost refuge. With men's
experience it must fail Hut not so. Ilo
noalh ths power of liod, and opliold by
Him. it at foal cam forth from tho teat
purllied and strengthened, and without
the smell of lire uon Its garments.
. IKj you reiiiouilwr tho pestilence, before
whose baleful strides any other city than
Memphis would have abandoned its homes?
What then? Would the K nights ol Honor
bo shle to pay their death lomos? Would
they not desert their aick and fail to bury
their dead? In thoao davs, (may they
never come again), Iricmfship acemod a
delusion, alfuctiou a mockery, and ths
only passion that remained to man waa
w ild and hoH-ies tear. list waa ths
record then? Not a Kuight of Honor nejr
lecled, nor a desth claim unredeemed.
The order in p.iid in yellow fever
de.itb losao in thi city alone tlie mui of
t-MO.UiiO, In addition to tliia, Ihouiauds
of dollars from the order si largo reached
our sutlering brothers. Wlience did It
come? From tho pine lor est s of Maine, to
tho nutted and dismal awampt that fringo
Florida, to tho Uulf .of Mexico; from the
Northern lakes, from New York harbor,
along the woudrou West and on lo the
tiohlen (iat of tlie I'acltic. WlOa.ut
lint it came, and with It the better assur
ance that as long a a Knight of Honor
needed a dollar l.e.-e, ho should not ask in
vain. Men may deride sentiment, and
talk only ot bminos, but the history of
our race, dark though it be, I full of ex
ample of self sscrillce.
Homo boaated of her Marrna ('urtlu.
who leapt into the yawning gulf to save
the F.tcrnal City. Ureclau eloquence has
handed down lo all coming generation
lb memory of Lemidaa, until Thcr
mopyho ha become a mighty inspiration.
The bwedish Charles, the Hritish Nelson,
the American 1-attivneo, tlie lierman
Frederick, tlie Irish Kuimeit, the tj.oltWU
linn, have all dlgnilk'd human iistur
and rest in honorable graves till the great
awakening of eternity. F.very nation has
its heroes, In whose boner poets bava
woven chapleta of immortal verse, and 11
is well that their names sltould live
through all the coming years. Hut there
are others for whom no iiocls bars sung,
lor th commemoration ol whose virtue
no marble rise to greet the morning un
to sre'ts M Iserrl In tUs earth ths bloasom ul their
isms la bUmii.
And n.in.wbwo. asliltti luc It birth, to shall I
To w bom do I refer? Not those w ho la
the roar of rarnsgo swept on with iiu
petnoa Inry till Ins opposing enemy
melted tH'lore their Ilnal cliarira, or yet
again the (Milan! captain wounded iiimio
Li iup and begging to hare her rotors
for his winding sheet. Honor to I be in.
and to all in every clime who bav seen
the slory ol tuch gravea as may com be-
Iwoen the shackles and the curse of being
Isvoa." Hut to him who in pcililenc)
bikes bis lile In bis band, to battlo with
an unseen foe, the deadly malaria, the an'
pitying lever. W hat ol him? W 1th no
one lo cheer, nor trutniwt to sound the
advance ol couung Irlenda, he crept along
the allevs of Memphis, the tinkering liuhl
in aomo far oh window making still more
gtiastly tlie dying Ic at nre ol th lorgotten
poor. r.ntenna loathsome apartment.
brrathlug iioxmuis cllluvia until llnding
even Ins aervlco in vain, bs at lawt
knelt It-side ilxr couch of the ulTeror.
and in lervcnl prayer comuilttr.1 the deawl
to Him w ho yet ahsll make the dead stive.
hat of lilinT Marble may never embhv
ton bis nam nor jruiii weave blin an
Immortal crown, but we should utter his
name with quiet gratitude that ho belongs
to the race ol meiu iko lien. Cainbronue)
at Waterloo, when the leaden bad was
mowing down the lld Hoard aa tlie srass
ol si miner, like him the knlubta o!
Honor, In th pestilence of "! seemed to
ahout deii.ime lo the awlul scourge, and
willi lua last rvsonse cry, "lb liuanl
dies, but never surren dors."
W ithin tli1t moulh the dial rnse call
baa been sounded from l'f niinjr Wania, and
the response baa been sent front Mem
phis ll'at, and will echo along th line
till there shah not m within tbal stricken
t alley a sutlering Knigtit ol Honor, nor
Ih wife nor child of a Knight of Honor
shall lark for looil. Today every dollar of
the pnafeds of this awenilily has Un (or
warded for the seine blt-amd puriaswv In
anneiil N'otlaniL uion hr wild moLnt
aim, watch lire wre Hirhted at ths ap
pro, h ol an enemy. henever Die first
l-i'til light beeau lu shoot upward to the)
hesvens the hiabland clan sirsn. aa bv
U'Sgie, from covert aud glen, and without
word or ortler, save Ihe sound of th
pibroch, a mlebty boat moved forward to
repel ine invader.
r-o, without entreaty or roinnund, when
ever tlio t ry of distress ia hmi.1 b i
KolKhtof Ilouor, he know his duty and
galhtirs with th rlana from lostl su.l anil
highland, bringing with gladness th otTer
lna of aid to be placed noon on common
If Ihet U on In this atiiMsue who has
unkludly iriiuisi the Knighu of Honor,
let bin Stalld Willi Uumvs.r.l lis..! an.l
tbsnk Uod that lie is permitted to lire lu a
country whuie udt an ordet pwm out its
blessings. What ahull I say to you, mem
ber ot varloas Itdgea, enlisted under one
silken bannuf ol brotherly lovo? A goodly
heritage is yoursi bos that ye preserve it
free from dishonor, and transmit it un
tainted to tlioae who shall follow. Life at
beat is short, and ita paths can be traveled
but on co. It tlifcrefore become the high
est privilege of man to accomplish the
most of good until, dropping bis armor
bore, he shall bo called up higher. You
aro member of a pure an organization as
exists outsido of tho church of Uod. Its
teachings ennoble human nature; its light
cau nover lead astray; its name is a con
stant reminder to you that you are to ex
emplify ita doctrines in your doily walks
and conversation. lie truo to lis precepts,
snd it will bo true to your fondoet expect
ations, Itonicmber that north, south, east
aud wost ars one grand army marching
under one conimou ling to oue common
As a material Inducement It furnishes
the cheapest and beat insurance in the
univonte. Do not bo deceived by specious
arguments that some now company cau
give it cheaper. It is impomiblo. The
order furniahoe it at actual cost, and of
thi statcmant there can bo no refutation.
It is protected by tho laws of the country.
In every Legislature and in every court of
justico it bas won its every buttle. It
past, at least, is secure. Its record for
sixteen years is writton in character thut
can never be destroyed. Its present bas
challenged t ho respect snd won the ad
miration of mankind. Its future. In its
coming years, w lieu moit of us shall have
paBd over the river. It shall still renow
Its youth. To It shall be erected a monu
ment, not ot periahuhle marblo, but it
hall (hind boon a pedestal whose four
formulas shall be fraternity among men,
the gratitude of orphans, tlie blowing, of
tho widow, and trust in Uod.
Determine to msko it benefit known.
Bee that your friends join the order. 1-ct
your neighbors understand its simple
workings and ask them to unite with you.
lie assured that it roust go forward to vic
tory. v Ita greatest triala wen encountered
in the past, and In that past it "atood four
square to all tbs wind that flew." I will
not trouble you with dry statistics, but to
day yon know it ia stronger than ever be
fore. If w do our duty it must be perpet
ual. Iet us then be as the children of Is
rael when they left the land of Kgypt, re
juice in the brightness of the way as we
travel onward. And should 1'haraoh pur
auo with bis host and the lied boa be in
front, and thore seem to be no eeae
from destruction, let u rely utton liod.
obey hi command and "go forward.''
Then will tbs waters of difllculty part on
either sido snd we shall pas over dry shod
into the promised land ol rest.
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Dr. C. HcLano'o
PRICE, 25 CENTS.
I ' 11 Send n the outside
wnrref1 from box of th genuine Da.
C alcLAMCS In Kisjar.D Livra
ClUA, vwr tyldres, pUlu'y writ
ten, and we will send yott, hj return
mail, magtil trnil prs aer of f "f, mu lo
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Manliattan Savings Bank and Trust Co.
CAPITAL AND PROFITS, - - $100,000
UOAKD OF TBU8TKK3.
Is Tlanauer, Pol Coleman, John W. Cochran,
J. O. Ilandwerlcer, Hardwhr Tores, Bimon llorg,
T. P. Hodden, Jitnut Nathan. A. Itenkert,
L. Levy, E. L. Goldbsum, J no. M. Feters, C. N. Urosvsnor,
D. r. Had Jon, Proildcnt Jno. W. Cochran, Vice-President Jos. Nathan, Cashier.
WE RECEIVE DETO31T9 In Sums of ONE DLtATt and npward. and credit Inter
est nn same semi-annually. We have Excellent Facilities for handling Htrictly Firat-Clasi
INVESTMENT BONDS, and the transaction of any Husine of a Financial Charactrr.
We have Ions experience and ample capital, totrthor with an honnmhle record, and tin
Officer and Trnalees cordially invite business from all chusca, and will endeavor to merit
tbs confidence so long reposed In I hem.
EXCHANGE FOR SALB ON THE PRINCIPAL CITIES OP EUROPE.
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TENTS, AWNINGS AND TARPAULINS
"WRITE FOR PRICES.
No. 294 FRONT STREET
R G. CRAIG & CO.
39 Union Street. Memphis, Tenn.
E. WITZMANN & CO.
WEBER EH KNABE
221-223 SECOND STREET.
M. GAVIN & CO.
WHOLESALE GROCERS. COTTON FACTORS
AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS.
Nos. 232 and 234 Front Street, Memphis, Tennessee
BETWEEN ADAMS AND JEFFERSON.
Mr. I. If. RAINEY drvotrs hi whnl. lima to the 'clilng ami sale of COTTON conslg tit
to onr clianra. Cotton Wnrt'tiouw. !i Vn.hin nn
Cole Agents for Royal Hungarian Oov
srnmsnt Wine Cellars, Buds
B. J. SEMMES & CO.
207 Main St., Memphis, Tenn.
DEAN-LILLY COFFEE AND SPIOE GO.
IIAVINO RECENTLY PURCHASED THE FOflt rXTORY UriLDIN'O.
TSTos.2GG.228 lKOTSTT STREET
known a tbs ' YF.lt HLOCK." we have
pruveJ Ma ninry, anl having anlsrirl liu-tliii are now prrpin j lu nil our
orders with roaiplnss ami dispatch. Thanking all our old rmtoiuin (ur
Ui lilxrsl patmnsn liastoweU on u in Ih asl, ami soliciting a
continuance of lh same, wr remain, meetfully,
PKAN'MLLY COFFEE AND 8IMCK COMPANY
(at eaatnlvri.r Hn,
NO. 318 FRONT ST.. MEMPHIS, TENN,
Fulmer, Thornton & Go.
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fa favi HesaBkai Oisisry Cajsjauf. Oraers tar Oeods fmmtOj tliai. i
tftstsJ AtTT ' tafBUMeaviatoSMarsllaMasak
MAL0NE, CHAPMAN & ELDER
HATS, CAPS AND STRAW GOODS
LADIES' TRIMMED HATS,
839 MAI3 BTWaffl. UJBMpnja, TM H
J. 8. RuMnson,
OILS, RAILWAY AND MILL
Esther and Oum Beltlna, Manilla. Elstl
Tarred and Wire Rope, Taokle block, Kab-
ber tlo ana I'aelcing, Uaa ripe, utesm rib
tings, l'lpe Tour, Lubriontort, Impintors,
Sienm flange. Water Gauges, Cotton Waste,
Pitch, Pine Tar, Rosin, Coal Tar. Roofing
Pp-r, Roofing Pntnta, Tarred Paper, Mill
Lamp, Paints, Varnishe. Bruilisa, and
rerythlng that a Mill me.
- - - MEMPHIS. TENN
II. J. CLARK
lltusl op our rsiablishmant with Nw anil lui-
Of lnthsl 4 ih.fa
A. U. aw' loaa.
Memphis, : Tenriai
& T. Frost.
Jo. W. Alliion,
V. P. Hsddeo,
R. C. Qrava,
VT. N. Brawn,
Ju. I-es, Jr.,
J. & Uoblnsan,
1. 1. Jenny, .
Sol Coir nua, '
K. II. Vaoosj
i. W. Cochran.
W. A, KT.rmsa.
C t. Farniworth.
I0nN VT. COCHRAK. rroaldoDt
LOUIS IIAHAUER. VlrPmldnl
JOUM H. I'KTEKfl. Cub In
& C &U.LK.S, AwUuat Cash las.
Alllancs Bsnk, Limited, London, Englani
Chemical National Bank. 1 1 l New York)
To ilic Flic!
MY STOCK Of
From the Leading and Btsndard Honar. I
Complt u. Hasportrullf lovlla Yon
to Call sad luipaot
Prices and Quality
Is In lit Randi ot s Practical sad KxpcrV
ncad ahlrt Cull,
zqcax to rut test
KUboraUljr Ynrnlahad for Turkith, Plata
aad Hongs Ilstha
41.43 MONROE STREET.
CORRUGATED IRON 8IDIN0
AND IRON ROOFLNO.
Solialila (nrsll klixlinT ballJlun r.T prtcaaasJ
aaUm.la. U Uclory rata, rail oa at sd,lrM
MEMPHIS METAL El WOOD MP'O CO
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Hai1asrtsn 1st Ira faca and Ositlna. OaT i0
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Matt Stewart & Go.
CUTLERY, MECHANICS' TOOLS
Oarden Implemente. Soreen Doors)
Ttlf DMT UWM MOW ICR IN THE VABKfT
330 SECOND ST.. - MEMPHIS
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It ta tKalr latarM tm Kaaaala. Var U.aatt
a. sos atArn mirr, arrsipina.
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a-Uhlaa TaaaJa, ana.r HareasasaJ
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J. F. HOLST & BRO.
Ms to (V B. HOLST isai
F UNERAL DIRECTORS
ATS MtSEOTD TO
No. 330 1-2 8s) nd 8L, Memphis
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