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TTIE MEMPIIIS APPEALt SUNDAY. JUNE!. ,30, 188D:
COMBINATION . OF " BCBNEBY,
"wIIlth AKD SCHOOLS
' Seen In All IU Perfection Alone lb
Line of tbe Nabvllla, Cnattanoog-a
St. Louie Railway Car end Comfort
of School Qlrla On of It Specialties
rhe Rreatest elcirent In the growth and
velopment of the South, one that ia in
pcnsablo, ii its system of railroada.
amincnt among these and iccond to but
I system in the Unitod State, in the
.(oction of its management, the scrupu
u attention to the comfort and con
nience of ita patrons, in its adoption of
I tbo modern improvements and appli
ces for safety, In the absence of dust,
ing cindurs and attendant discomfort, is
tit known as the Nashville, Chattanooga
JSU Louis Railway. There ia no road in
e entire country with such a vaiicty of
oduct and scenery
. Starting from what
,ar of the Mississippi
B ever-wasting wear
aloft of the town of Hickman, Ky., in
e valley of that great rivor, running
'rough the fortilo fields and tich alluviul
ads of that valley and the west division
, Tennessee, crossing the Tennessee Rivor
t Johnsonvilln, where running directly
ortn on its clear winding way to me sea,
His parallel to the Mississippi, that sixty
miles west runs directly south, rising the
rim of the highlands, over the lovely,
rolling well-timbered lands into the basin
ol Middle Tennessee, It passes the capital ol
the Slato, then turning South through the
ruliccnt blue grass lanar, One stock
4. ani ancestral homes oi mat ia-
ralouff the face of tbe highest range of
e C umberland Mountains, then through
he first great mountain tunnel constructed
In tins country, winding hither and yon
der among the encircling mountaius,agaiu
crosses tbe Tennessee Kiver, where it tlows
directly west across Alabama, all tho way
passing scenes mado memorable by inci
dents and sharp fought battles ol the war.
it reaches Chattanooga to connect with the
various lines centonng there. Crossing
and connecting in ita course with ail the
important North and South trunk lines of
railroads, and with its branches reaching
out to all the points of interest, wealth,
pleasure or education. With its 321 miles
of main line and 337 miles of branches, it
gives the traveler, whether scientist, pleas
ure seeker or man ol business, an epitome
of all the elements of wealth and beauty
contained in the South. There isnoother
railroad system anywhere thut can oiler
such a variety and combination. After
passing over it, noting ita equipment, ita
rock -ballasted roadbed, ateul rails, iron
bridges; Its cautious, courteous, pains
taking traiu-runnitrs and employes; its per-
lecled method ol des patching ami manag
ing trains; ita surety ol connection, one can
not but admit and belicvo its claims to
superiority in all the essentials of a great
line of travel. With the exception of one
short local line less than 100 unlet in
length it stands first on the books of the
rostollice iJepartmont, for the past twenty
years, in the delivery of its mails on time
and making all advertised connections.
Why should it not do so? For nearly thirty
years a generation of man It liua beon
under one mniioguir.cnt, and its oHicer
and employes have grown up in its servile.
gradually rising as death or resignation has
made vacancies, each one feeling that he
was there for life, and that tho reputation
and safety of tho road depended on his
rlitrming well his allotted duties, this
inc of permanence and ol pomonal In
terest which pervades every department
of the srstein Is a most Important and el
live factor in making it what it ia, All
the varied scenery of Hie Nmth, all iM
abundance of wealth, agricultural or niin
era), farm, forest, factory, furnace, quarry
or mino, art to be found at their best de
velopment, and presented to Interest and
instruct the bnsiura man, the traveler for
ulcasnre. or the seeker fnr home or In
I vestment Let us trace It a lilllo. Passing
through a well settled country, intersperse.!
witn. line iimuer, we coma io aicrtenzie,
I where connection is made with the J-ouia-
Iville A Saahvillo for Memphis sod the
oiots north along the Memphis division;
then we reach Huntingdon, a thriving
I and rapidly improving town, the county
j seat of Carroll County; then through a linn
timbered country w resell the Tennessee
i' Itivcr at Johcsonville. crossing it on
. most strongly built Iron bridge. Fifty
' three miles from Hickman is Waverly,
: lli rtfimilv aest tit llnmiil
1 1 revs County, a
village of 1.500 people and a pleasant.
auiet aummer rewrt, with good hotel.
pleasant drives, abundance ol good fishing
in the numerous streams w ithin easy ao-
: rem. Twenty-live miles furthor Is Xick
son, a thriving, prospering farming and
manufacturing town, Mere the Center-
villo branch runs south forty-two miles
throuch a country rich in limestone, lum
ber and iron ore. Kleveo miles down this
branch ia the popular summer resort of
lion Aqua, so much patronised by Mom
tdilana. Seventeen miles east from
l'ukson ia Kingston Springs, a quiet
tht vb fast becoming fashionable,
plti tire and health resort, with
abu dance of water, having springs
of white), red and black sulphur within a
apace ol fill v feet; passing through a gap In
.'tie line ol hills composing me mziiisn.i
It traverses some ol tno lines, 01 the
-us old plantations of thirty years ago,
V.nniuia through the bluo grass region
hrr Wra lo be seen some of the best
blooded stock of the world. Hero is tho
world known Hello Mea l a place ol 4,O0
nrrrm. with all the buildings and accesso
ries that wealth and esperivnee could use
in perfecting a blooded bono raising farm.
Hero is tho (anions Iroquois, a horso of
which ita ownor says: "He is a perfect
horse: I could not chsnge a feature in him
for the better," a horso for which J .0,000
has been rr(uset. Here are other valuable
borsra well worth a visit, and here Visitor
arc always welcome excepting on Hunday,
Among Uie minor attractions of this his
toric home Is a lsrk containing deer.
1 here are other farms along this line of
Dearly rqtial celebrity, as well a some do
voted lo fancy cattle Jerseya, Devnns,
llolstrins. etc. where ran be lound bulls
worth 1 10.000. There are numerous farms
well worth spending a day in visiting scat
terc-l throughout lliiS iovoly blue gru
region of ie'ineesee which roaches up
into and make famous a portion of
our sister Kt.iU of Kentucky. A lisll
dozi'Q miles further wereach Nashville, the
ran ml city ol IcQiicaare. imro brancn
runs thirty milea Ihrongh a rich farming
ami fruit country lo Ulwnoo, the "City ol
tars." Turn ng aouni irom rsnvine
pas through a section ol lovely blue
cram country, a here one is scares ever
out of sight of history sud historic sceuos.
Here were louuM some f the fiercest
st muffles ol the war. Constantly one
aors caiihworks and moumls, relics of tho
our. covered bv benetlceiit ostur with
her effacing msntlo of gret n. Thirty-two
mi! from Nuohviiiu is M urfrwsboro, one A
thelovcliet.and most courteous of the cities
of the r-onlh, where is lo I found more of
tho oh fashioned belore-tlie-war Hospital
ity of tbo South lhan id any othnr city of
thn Isod. Ita wi le, clean, beautiful
etroetsiuid stalely home tell of wealth
and Milium that a fl.s . aequaintance
fully bear out. Kusnlng through this
magnltleent country, with ita broud fields
ol txhaiMllos fertility gradually amend
ing, we come, aixiy-ulne mile from Nash
vilie, lo I nllMhoin (Hrugg's Clearing, as
it was named during lbs Uood, liwuf and
Buoll campaign). This ii becoming a fa
mous summer resort, it being on the first
bench or foothills of the Cumberland
Mountains, and 1,200 feet above the sea,
or 7W leet above Nashville, lieiore
reaching there, at war trace, a Drnnpn imp
runa eight miles tp bhelbyvillo, a beauti
ful little city, the county - seat of the
county of Bedford. At Tullahoma the
Sparta branch leaves Uie main line, pass
ing through a fine rolling, timbered
country, pant several thriving little towns
TVii....:n.. .......I u.
iu wujuiiiuvujUi ma cuuutjr waiui nireu
County, and a thriving, prosperous inland
town. Here was established the first cot
ton mill in this portion of the South. It
is a very popular aummer resort with
charming mountain scenery, drives, and
touting; a lew mllea turtber this branch
passes along the valuable water power of
Canoy Fork, w hich has a fall of 1,200 feet
in fourteen miles. The building of this
branch must ore long causo a development
of this power, thon ia reached Sparta,
another county seat (White County)
nestled lovingly amidst the foothills; then
on to lion Air, on the crest ol the mountain
plateau, whore before the war tho beauty
and chivalry of tho South were wont to
congregate for the aummer, making here a
ViViilt fWl?1T Lfil 'JfS
our peoplo in the aummer months, it
will also become a very extensive coal
mining seel ion as thero are there some of
the best coal scams in the mountain re-
f;ion. From McMinnville a line of coaches
s run to Ueersheba, another famous old
time summer resort in the mountains.
Fourtoon miles beyond Tullahoma is De-
chard, from whence a branch ruus through
the educational town ol V mcbester, coun
ty seat of r ranklin County, and along within
tight of the blue mountains of the Cumber
laud to rayetteville, county seat of Lincoln
County, and then up to Columbia on the
L. A N. Another branch leavea this at
Flora, running to Iluntsvlllo, Ala., with
its springs of 24.000.000 gallons a day out
flow, and Its Mountain summer Hotel.
Just bevond Dochard is Cowan, where are
some of tho coke ovens and furnaces ol the
Tennessee Coal A Iron Company, withacap
italot $10,000,000, tbe largest concern ol the
Kinu in tne worm. 11 ere is a urancn leaning
up the mountoina through magnificent
scenery, past Scwanee, Alontcagle and
rairmount to Tracy City, where are more
ol the mines and plant ol the Tennossoe
Coal & Iron Company. 1 ho scenery along
this winding mountain road ia among tho
most thrilling and moat attractive in the
South: at Scwunee is the University ol the
South, ranking among the highest In ro-
puto ol the educational institutions ol the
country, a semi-military university under
tbe charge ol tho hpiscopal bishops ol the
South. Tho university buildings, the
homes of the faculty, the bishops and the
students scattered among the noble old
forest trees of the mountain, with pure
Irccstnne water, tine air ami pure, health'
lul Inlluence and surroundings makes this
a most nttrnctivo resort and place lor
hemes. Tho university owns four mile
square of domain, ami having absolute con
trol thereof has exceptional advautngc
as an educational poiuL rive miles fur
ther is Monteagle. the renowned Chautati
qua of the South, which needs no descrin
lion 3t cuiogy trout us. men rairmount, a
female seminary locatod amidst all the
beautv that nature lavishes on mountain
and fell. Two and a half mile from Cowan
the road runs through the mountain by a
tunnel a mile in length; then twenty miles
further, after winding through mountain
and foreM by rock and stream in beauty
and sublimity, is Stevenson, where the
Momphis A Charleston comes in, and un
der a lease runs over this line into
Chattanooga. Ten mile further ia
itiidgcitort, with abundant war rec
ords: here turn off tho branch line
tip the Sequatchio Valley, one. of the queer
Ireaks ol nature, one ol the wonder ol the
conlineut in ita beauty and mineral
wealth. Th's branch cannot be described
in this article; it require special and sens
rate spaco. Such wealth ol coal, iron and
timber as is laviainy iisirioutod here can
be lound nowhere else In the world
Millions ol dollar hare been mado there.
and there are hundred ol millions more
awsiting tbe hand ol industry and capital;
and then again crjssing the Tennemee, the
road pause on to Chattanooga. There ia
ono portion ol the product ol thla line to
which we must devoto some space, via.
Tho abundance of superior schools. Surely
thero Is no other line ol railroad on tho
continent where school girls do so much
abouud. (or it is ol them we must spesk,
a they are ono ol the specisltie ol the
road one to which great attention ha
been paid by the management. Special
facilities and special details have been pro
vided for their transportation and comfort
Karl cvorv summer esrefullv suloclutl snd
trained passenger agent gather hundreds
ol these school girls Irom the various
schools along the Una. accompaniod by a
teacher or prolessor from each school, take
then in coaches and chair-car specially
lilted therelor, and without change ol cars,
convey them to their home in Texas,
Arkansas, )iiatssippi, or Louisiana, lo
Itoben C. Coward in. traveling passenger
agent, stationed at Little ltock, who ha
been with tho ruad lor a score ol year or
more, having by yeir ol experience as
iMMtcngcr conductor learned the want
and whim of passcugerw and how to care
lor them, I this portion ol the business ol
the ro I eix'cially intrusted. A the fall
comes, ami those schools again resit mo
their labors, he, with the awintanca ol a
teacher from each school, will again gather
these young la lie, thrwo who are to form
tho minds and mould the opinion and the
desliuie ol the coming meu ol the nation,
take them from their homes and w ilh all
ossiblo means to provide fur their coin.
irt and aalety return them to their school
duties. It ia from this care and attention
In detail and perfect systotu In looking
after tho safety ol theso pupils that tho
uumcroua schools along this line ol road
hare grown un and Increased to w hat ihev
now are in their pmsix-rity and
advancement. There are nt Nali
Villo during tbe . scholastic season
over. U.000 puuils . in attendance at
the various school, seminaiis, colleges snd
universities, with soino4W teacher and
professors. Prominent among these (or
voting ladii are Ward'i.Nnshvillo College
lor Young Indies, Mr. Clark's and oth
ers. At Gallatin, twenty-six miles Irom
Nashville, is the Howard Female College;
at Franklin la the Franklin Institute, at
Columbia the Alheneuin, and the Fentalo
Institute under chsiuc of the Kuv. 1'r.
lht kett; at Cedar Bluffs, Ky., is another
ol high reputation; at lebsnon, thirty-two
mile Irom Nshvillo, Is th c umberland
L'nivcrily and tho Si'minary undercharge
ol PmfJsTustur. At Murfrersboro sra two
fine institutions; at Wartrsce is ebb
School lor trslning boy for college or lor
business; at Shelby villi 1 an excellent
seminary, lunst ol the pupil of which
como from Oeorgis; at McMinnvillo is a
superior It-in id college, soil near there I
r.uon Cotloe; at eponeer, on in urow oi
the mountain near McMinnville. I Bur
rett College with some noo students; out
three miles on lb branch Irom iN-chard
I Winchester with it famous Norms)
School snd Mary Hbarn Femaln CoMegrj
at Huutsvillc. Ala., at the end ol the Flora
branch, ia the female colli'go under thargo
of the Itev. I'r. Jones; oo the
mountain branch from Cowan i
the University of the Sou III at
Sows nee, Sfoksa of hereUifare; tbe ro
howoed summer cuurse at Monleagle,
and Ihr so charmingly-located Female
Academy of Prof. Mcllceat VairmountJI
a f mile bevoad Moateagle, atamling
on tho brow of (lie Ciimbsrlsndt, eur
ronmlrJ with all tliat ia beaotXul au l
grand, U till the bai aad oul Ail
these schools hive been built np and sus
tained to their present prosporitv by U
fostering care of the officials of this line of
road, and the trained, educated, earnest
truvollna agents who make special busi-
dom of carjog for and making pleasant
and easy vueir paasaeetp ami irom their
homos. All this la but 1 uiuagor and all-
imperfect description of what this great
line 01 ronu cos to ouor to its patrons,
what there is along ita line to please and
Instruct, and what are the inducements to
investors and home-soekers. Evcrytliing
tuat lovoiy ana lcrtiie lands, equable cli-
mnto. aounaance 01 schools and churches.
mild wintora, plenty of fruit and flue
natural products, "pure water and unde
nted ronton," can do to mako hfo worth
living, this portion of country holds out
10 welcome ana entice me new-comor.
P. C. YY.
FOB BWEBT CHARITY'S SAKB.
An Entertainment Olven by Children
for tbe Benefit of a Poor Family.
An entertainment for the beuellt of a
poor and suffering family was given at the
residence of Mr. M. U. Treiovant, No. 253
Heale street, last Thursday night, by
lld ' the direction ol Mis
Fannio Trcsovant an.l Mine A.ice Borry.
Following was the dulightftil program:
Opening Hong Rook s by baby..
juM!iiaiun i.oti tutor..
Hons Helle"t the ll.il !...... Katie Ivion
KoclUtttoa Dead Poll...u ..Mary Purlism
Boug... The Miinilug UMs
jinmiie it'ruiiu suu iiowsni imtwn.
Panes lliUnd flini(.......... Lurlle l.vna
Huciutliiii Twn kiuwn......8utii' TrvK'Vitnl
Bona (mjent (llrl In Town .......(. Imi.lt. Ik'
HiHilstlon Nuuer i HeOy. . Kor 1 nwmnl
Ixuig i'utlliis un Aln ......11tii MMlralh
niv uiiiuu ..uw . jaa iwiu i.uiiiitiu
Pud... I'll Tvll You s bwivt
Kale I'rUn slid Hui a TreievunU
Keeltatlnn Kllrtliis ....IWU MrOrslh
bwiuUoD.l b Irrnibinmi ml lbs t ies fuwOcr
Poet... . (llpMiy Conotots
Kale l'eterisml J Untitle IVrktns
Recitation..... ITr itiol pull lo Ihs World
Recltstloo Dottv sml the lU'nr......rni.ll ft-mr
Hiiiik Mr. Mllli'llwr l-lllru. ...... Jliuuiir IVrkllil
Miulcal K-liTlInn .On-uwlrm
Hone Our LI Uie 1'lay la Puiie -.All
Tableaux The Hniltitoc't Prvain
Hi'ti ntur. Uaalrr llnoanl llniwn.
Muitoal tklB.'U.m......Will Kraa sud MotSelilta
The very handsome sum ol $23.00 wss
secured aa tbe proceeds ol the entertain
menu The children acquitted themselves
with great credit, and entered Into tho
ipirit ol their worthy protect most euthu
Isallailan Ijibela Miners! Waters
A suit was recently entered In tho New
York Supremo Court by tho Apollinsris
Companv. limltod. agninat a well known
saloon-keeper on Union Square in New
tork Citv. whose barkceter, when asked
lor "Apolhnans water by the glass and
at other time by the bottle, palmed off
on unsuspecting buyer some other w ater
not "Apoiunaris, in Domes Hearing yel
low labela similar to tho familiar vellow
labels used for "Apollinsris" Mcr.'Joacph
11. Choate and Henry Melville appealed
lor tho plaintiff and the defendant was
represented by Bangs, Stetson, Tracy A
1 he Apolhiiaria Company sought to re
strain tho defendant from selling other
water as "Apolhnans and from using
vellow bibels on mineral water. On Juno
IM, Judge Andrew granted the Aolllna-
ris Company an luiunction with costs
against tho saloon-keeper, thus upholding
tho right ol the Apollinsris lompany to
the solo use ol their distinctive style and
color of label.
TUBODQU BLhEPKB TO NKW YOBK
Via Loulsvlll A Nasbvlll Railroad.
The Ixiilnville A Nsshvillo Itailroad is
the only lino out of Memphis that nirrie
I'ullmsn vestibule cars lo rinla Iclpliia and
New York without change. Parlies who
mulcuiptate making a summer trip to the
Lost ran secure sleeping csr sccoinmcxln-
lions ahead by calling at the office, No. 31'.'
Main street, or addrmsing
Jo. A. Scott, Ticket Agent,
Gto. B. MiClkan, PoMsengcr AgeuU
The'Louiaville A Nashville Itailroad has
on sale round trip tickets to Milwaukee,
Waukesha. Ocnnotnowuc, M. I'sul, Aim'
neapolis, and all other aummer resort in
the .orthwesl. hor aaidea, ttook t, rates.
time. etc.. call at ticket office. Mi Main
street, or addles.
J no. A. N orr, Ticket Agent.
Geo. B. MiCi-Kad, PasavngiT Agi-ot.
Tka eaasthl A Ikarlnles Hallraa4
leaving Memphis at 10 o clock p.m., ar
rive at Washington at H o'chx-k am..
New York 2 o'clock p.m., Boston Uo clock
p.m. second tsv. I'uiiman eieepers to
Waahlngtoa without change via Lynch'
Through sloepcrs, double dsily line, by
Memphis A I harleston Itailroad. only.
Send lor guide book and excursion rate.
A ii Tkla.
Floyd A Mooney'a sola, with pure fruit
juice and ice cold, ia a dcllciou beverage.
C'aaatry Nerebsala Will Stats Maaey
By ordering their good from (ioodmso &
Churchill. 341 Main street, who sell the
chi-aprt and best groceries in the city M
calu (iive them a trial order, aa price
Ursa lelrla Msl.
All m atraar hats lor men. bov and
children, the no seat and latest styles, no
old stock, at low llnres, at Herman
Chron's, the llsiler, UMJ Main street,
opKMite dayoso Hotel.
Ah Taa tialaa la la las llyt
H so. and von are in need of a nice
Trsvulina Satchel or Trunk, von wilt save
money wv making your purchssHi direct
from ih factory of H, Levy, No. 3IK Main
At Mitchell A Bryson'a, 308 Main street,
where ona ol the largest and most com
plete stocks in the city can be lound.
TiiarWrnts Htcam Dvb Woaas. U
Court street, call lor carpela, cleans them
thoroughly and deliver lor cents per
vsrd. Work the best and chestnut in
Missiaairri Disrrhtea Cordial soothe.
heal and relieve the bowels, whilo other
remedies merely lock up the bowel ami
In time the asm cause produce the same
result, while tbo sjflerer lament bis late
and lose faith in medicine.
(irrircs furnished with towel rat k.eomh,
brush and clean towel every morning lor
25 cent per week, by Memrbia bleam
Laundry. Ornameut to any ottice.
jAavm-CoMkLix Moktoao Tarsr Cow
raav, Boom 2, Cotton Fxcbange build
ing, make long time loan on improved
city teal estate. No delay.
Faxmxr w ishlng farm hand can procure
all they need by writing to
R. A. Wii.i.iah, Atlanta, da.
1'sa plenty ol "Oark" Vluegsr In your
food sud prevent biliousness, it la cheap
er than quinine. .
Taa patron of (lastou'a Hotel will be
nlvas-d to know that Mr. John Gaston ha
taken charge ol his bona.
Ska C. 0. S. ad on second page,
FLOATING FIRE ENGINE.
A VKS8BL THAT MIGHT. BH 1NTBO-
OUCBO INTO MEMPHIS.
Nothing Mora Nor Less Than Collec
tion of Silent Geysers,' Solentlnoally
Arranged to be Let OAT, In Any Direc
tion For Inland Fires a Well.
During these many years that consider
ation ol the local fire service question has
bocu up in Memphis, one- of tho grand
ost possibilities brought out by modern
inventive gonitis has not been thought ol.
It ia to the Mississippi Kiver, too, that
Momphis is Indebted for the practicability
ol applying this combined and monxtur
fire department to local uso.
Mr. William Cowlcs, engineer of tho
Now York Fire Department, has recently
built Oro-flghting boats (or Cleveland,
Brooklyn,. Boston and Chicago. Thoir sue
cess was so great that it Inspired the New
ork fire authorities to go into tho von
turn ou a heavy scalo and with no uucoay
confidence. Accordingly, the Fire Coin
uiissioners recently appropriated $05,000
for the building and equipment of a vessel,
and bids were advertised for. Three re
sponse came in short order, from which
it was learned that the cost would reach
$04,000. In consequence, tho additional
appropriation will be mado, aa New York
ers are determined to have tho new bul
wark against heavy fire losses.
Tho dimensions of the proposed steam
er, the largest and most Powerful crnft of
the kind in the world, will be a follows:
Length orersll l A
l.rnjlh on load saier llli........... 115
lU aui. uiolUvd a.., iM
la-am, over iilatlns .. M. vtl
lU'am. over all 1
beam, on load water line ......... Ilk
Hei loail. draiiRlit, exlreuiuMW.....M IU
ueoia, uini.iiM at iraiue M
Pltntareineel to load water line.
ltiilaceiurut per lui-u, at aame....,
The hull will bo steel throughout with
high tree board, and ol extra strength and
stillness to withstand tbo vibrations of the
machinery when the vesel ia driven at
her utmost speed. Tbo deck-houses will
be ol iron and all exposed equipments and
windows on deck will have steel guards or
shields, so that tho vessel will be able to
go right up to a burning pier and stay
there fighting tho tire. Six traveling lire
screens will bo put in w hich can bo moved
along tbo rail into any ixwitloo. ami he
hind those llrcmen can remain and direct
tbe play pipe.
Thero will bo four fixed water tower
with swivellod noxxle. and each will iie
callable ol throwing a stream four inch
in diameter (or a diidnnro of over four
hundred feet in anv dint-lion at will.
Beside that there will bo (ncilitiea (or the
following hose connection: I
tin tho forward header or fireplugs.
twelve 31 inch, two 0 Inch gate or hose
Un each of the two side header, six 31
inch and ono It Inch gelc.
tin each ol tho two fitter headers, four
Jl lucli and ono U Inch gait a.
Iho boat will bo complied with every
modem improvement for lighting fire oil
tho water front and (or a distance of to
thousand lect in shore.
in its vlalHiraln account of this "Fa's
mander to Fight Fires," the New York
It is a question as to whether the Fire
lvpartinoul ollicials are themselves lull v
alive lo Iho caiMtliililic ol Him now bout,
she will he nothing niori nor Icm than a
collection of silent sryacra, scientifically
arraul anil ready to be set off iu any di
rvction at any time.
r-ho will be stationod at the I'attery in
readiness to resond iuatanilv to alarms
from cither tho rsst or North Id vers, and
it is calculated that she can easily run as
far as rortynccond street on either river
inside ol twenty minutes, reckoning her
srx-ed at twenty miles an hour, which she
is Intended to log. Her pump are lo be
so arranged that they will work Indcitcnd
ently ol each other, and all or a portion ol
Ihem may l useii si one tune. Hence.
Chief Bonner, who is euthusiaatlc over the
boats iKjesibihlics, say her pumps will
never be out ol service, as one set msy lie
repsired II necessary w hilo the other aro
By means of ber tcntu steering gear.
which will throw her rudder Irom one ex
treine lo the other in an Incredibly short
ssceol time, the vessel motion can be
directed slunsit a readily aa those ol a
row boat, while ber eiht-loot alttT arrew
iniHiller, traveling on a knuckle J lint
rom th main shall and allixcd to Iho
rudder, winging with It, will greatly as
sist her in leehng Iter way among rM 1 1 g
and In narrow slips. By theso appl aims
the vesaul msy be tumei oii.p.ci'-ly
around in hor own length, it ia said, or
be made to move swiltly eithi r backwsid
or forward along a tortuous channel.
"Imagine the fire stesincr entering upon
theaceno of a lire where two river pn-is
are aiiisie, one on miner si .is oi lier. Mi
would charge Into the slip with her crew
ol twenty men, each at Ins iKsit, and at
the word a continuous volley of water
streams thousands of gallons ier minute
would be protected limn wbat may l-e
stvled port holes, extruding along her
railings, from stem to stern, on both aides
ol the ship. Her app-trsnre then would
not be unlike that of a man-of-war In ac
tion, water being substituted for powder,
Allol the vesM u-ing atiH-l tirrv will bo
nothing to take (Ire, an I thero will ha no
det khouae In the wny to liamper the
work ol thn llremen.
"In coming lo closer action the great
wlvel nouled stand pitK-snn deck will bo
brought into use, llo-i connections csn
be msde at thn port hohw to carry streams
faraway up the piers. The stand" iix
whl throw wstcr In any dirm-tion, one
being pliurd on top ol the pilot-house in a
position that will ensMy the firemen to
look over ordinary ohatndc and to direct
their work Intelligently. 1
"Clilnl 1 ion nor ssvs Hi it iwo oi uie ves
sel's puints will each fortes flvs inch stream
a distance ol oOO fuel Ihr nigh thasu imules
or (I,0ii0 gallon of -water cr minute,
Those ligures show thai the two uni
would discharge lilt y trim ol water In sixty
minutes. A pretty goad lire it mut needs
bo to stsnd up lo'ig before them. Nothing
ike this service is known lo th t hlcf.
whosnv the numtis Will bo th Inrgcst
aver instructed lor ia4i purpose lor spy
Aa tUm Am rntfna ki.H.1 anj Imtle tits
now Imat will not have pi ll" to a diatain
for as let r. Th bia I
llott S.T.-CII, WHICH
are arrsninHi to Irs vol wi tpg tier runs, wi
l slid Into their Idscee, uid behind their
heller the llrvmnn 'will pursue their
labor. Those screen ar to be ol two
thicknesses of metal, with eo air space
between, and their adoption on Ihs new
boat i another sirld la Ih art ol n-ht-
"And finally when the Ore baeoimw
unbearably hot, bo that lxth men or boat
beuio to sulfur, there r main the spray
tiiia-a about th vessel's J.-tk to be railed
into use. These are so di-slfe-netl that It
will h tbo mailer of a moment to drench
lh ship with fine spray from stem to
stern, roul ina- the basted metal woik of
the craft and mskln th lot ol in urt-
tnea a hannier ona.
"looking at the new boil's fir flxlitint
abllltle la another war, it en i
aceordioa to Ih flu suhmitliHl,
will throw a tiaiundooa usu
sea ucntly there is nolhiug left to hinder
hor from lying off the foot of Vesey street,
North IUver, Knd submerging a fire in the
i utivt auuuici kiuj aa 11 1 u 1 u nv
tho llcrukl olUco in Urst-clasa
Call for Subscriptions to th Pro
posed Confederate Monument.
To the Editor of Th Appeal:
Uii.KHA, Ark., Jim !9. 1X89.
I send to your address the llclona
ll'ft-Wy llorftf, Juno 20, 18S0, which
contains a call for aid tor the erec
tion of a monument in Confederate
Hill F.vergrccn Cemetery, Helena, Ark., to
commemorate tho valor of our dead heroes
who aleep iu this sacred spot. Major
General Pat Cluburno, Uen. Illndmnn and
mauy othor heroes rest hero. Ploase give
tho call for aid a notice in your Aitkai,
which ia so widely circulated all over Art
kansas and other Southern States. Tho
kind favor will bo greatly appreciated.
Mas. I'AnAi.ka 11 ask Ki t, Secretary.
Th t'sll far aubeerlptlona.
The Phillips County Memorial Associa
tion sends greeting to all ex-Confederate
soldier and all who love and honor the
memory of tho gallant heroes who sacri
ficed their Uvea (or tho cause they bcliovod
to t just, and ask thoir aid in placing a
monument in memory of tho Coufcderato
deait on the Confederate grounds in tho
Kvergreen Cemetery at Helena. Ark.
These beautiful ground ol au acre or more
were donated in IS, 0 bv Mr. Henry 1'.
Coolidge, Mr. II. C. liightor and Mr. A.
J. Wilkin, anil will ever remain a memo
rial of their noble generosity and their ap
preciation ol the valor and heroism of tho
soldiers of the South. "Confederate Hill"
is three hundred leet above the grand old
river, the "Father of Waters," in lull view
ol the great river ever rolling onward
lo tho sua. In theso beautiful conse
crated grounds rest in peace all
that Is mortal ol Major-Gcncral Pat.
Cleburn, ol tho Army of Tennessee,
lien. T. IX Hindman and many other gal
lant soldier who made a life offering at
the call ol their country. Plain marble
slab are over each grnve' ami the grounds
are inclosed with a neat iron fence, and
neat iron sests are placed (or tho cxmifnrt
of visitors lo this lovely spot. The Phil-
livs tiuiily Memorial Association has ac
complished all this without an apcal to
other counties or Stales, but How they
earner ly ask you to help them to erect
the I onlcdorulo lue.niniciit, it has been
customary in all lai da and In all age to
erect monument o rpeiiiate the mem
ory ol Iho dead, ami hero in our own
Southland rtcntly many have been
creciwd to Iho memory ol our gallant dead.
It I to the living brother comrades and
trie nds this apH'al lor aid la made. It af
fold an opirtiinily to pauso awhile In
life' rupld march and oiler the last trib
ute to thg dead, Noblo martyr who won
iindving laurels ami many unknown
dead Bleep in this sacred spot to
await tho "resurrection morn. Tab
let w ill bo placed on the monument to
MaioM ieucrul Pat Cleburn and lien. T.
C. Hiiidman and Maj. W. F. .Moore and
laul r. Anderson. 1 Mil lit less tliero are
many who loved the South and svnipa
Ihuu d with her in Hie lost cauo, w ho w ill
esteem It an honor and a privilege to con
. . . .. . .i . .i ,
irioute a amaii sum ior ino evciion oi a
monument lo tho memory ol the t'onfed
ernte tlcad. All amounts contributed may
be aeiit to Iho ollieer ol tho Associalinn.
Mrs. J. T. Jones, president; Mrs. J. M.
Hanks, tint vice-president; Mr. Simon
K'ctig. second vico-prfsiileiil; Mrs. Psralea
Haskell, secretary; .Mr, j. J. ivnrtow,
lUsinl of Himclors: Mr. J. C. Barlow,
Mr. Simon Seehg. Mr. lUibt. (iortloii.
Amount received will bo recel pled lor
by tho treasurer and acknowledged by tho
All paper In Arkansas, Texas, Missis
sippi, lennesseo, Alubnma, Kentucky,
.Missouri, and all Mate desiring l aid It
this holy cause, will please copy.
Magiiire'a Ben no Plant ha Ix-en nsed
lor a number ol year in our Asylum, and
has proved a most valuable remedy Iter
Iharrhea, Hyscnlcry, I Imlcra Morlius, etc.
Msrtss or rT. Joatcrtt,
Catholic Male Orphan Asylum, '
hL lamia. Mo.
IIELIOIOU3 BER VICES.
rtiurrb ol tlie (lum! ehei.heM Siimtsr hnnl at
Via m. r.'iilii a-rtiiea al nt. tr Uie Hvv.
Hr. iminre l"all f. Kwvif i,ra I bun a.
I antral M. t hue h. sniidi-siinilar S. Innl si
IJuin. J. II 1 1t'MtiiM.n. Stieriutra'l.-til N4
tertltTS. owhis la UK paetifs sbatn Iruiu UK
Alaliam Slnwt 1'rr.tiTlerlsn ruin h 'oftief n
iam atritie ami Aietoiiiis attiM-k I rawt-ntbg
II a in. Suil'lal at ttnl ai,. Itlltar arrtttvel
. BS H I . Jauiw U Uarliu. I" I' . ati.
tir4 lit m .i-Kenti-.- al II am at- n.
Mi.rinni auiii.-l ' Cul-lle Wirf.lil.. I'r.. ' I liar
T4 Miiieiiani " natitiaaa al ra rani)
airtk. AllsPSlliile.L H. A. tvnau.', ul.
ft C. ). H. sd on second page.
A horse at Anaonia, Conn., got a pebble
in Ilia piste whil dripkiiig fiom a sliallo
bnaik, and now, whenever h cries it.
lat water there like a dog, though else
where be drinks Iu the usual laahion.
TTte Thief Meswta for Is smsl aweeeatef
ItiMl'a Sarupaillla U fawn tw Iks rrt that
Merit WIna. a la Ilia heat b4.4 rV Ber an
trtaailrsreamellikMal! thai M elalma foe NV
rnsara saiy t 0-1 Uw A bs., UwaU, luas,
FINEST PEBBLES FIT!
. PERFECT SATISFACTION
JOHN W. COCHRAN,
STATEMENT OP THE CONDITION OF THE
OF MEMPHIS, TENN.,
At the) Close of Business, June 29, 1889.
Cnah ..$2'.'n,M4 S(1
Sir-ht Kxchangc.... 212..H7 7H
SterliiiK KxchaiiK 1,030 0J
Bonds ami Invent-
inents (ensh vul.l 1U7.032 8fi S I!0l.8t5 02
.nans and liacounts l.v'AVJ ftj
BnukitiK House and ether real
estate 2.k,mio oo
Ii. P. Iladdeil,
J. T. Frost,
W. A. Kvcrnmn.
J. W. Cochran,
J as. LiD, jr..
STATEMENT OP THE CONDI1ION
OF MEMPHIS, TENN.,
AT THE CLOSE OP BUSINESS JUNE fl, iSSo.
ra.h and Plgbt Kxehanre ,
,. 137.MU H7
We, the underpinned Comiulltee, hereby
and securities snd have counted the cskIi, and
ml eullri ly satlxtactory, luo bills are all
their market value.
Napoleon II ill.
l a'sni" lvy (N. Y.),
J. (I. llsndwerkur,
J nun a
Simon llorg (N. Y
Biivid P. Ilnddeii,
onn M. Peters,
Tho Onion and
OF MEMPHIS, TENN.,
At th Close of Bualneas, Juno 20, 1000.
.nans and I'imounli
Iliiuklng iloiixe and r'liturra...
n-h fll'V'tl as
fight Kkchaiige b7.01 Jtj
Nnpoh'' Hill, of Hill, Fontaine .1 Co.
Win. A. Williamson.
A. Vsivaro, of A. Vseesm Co.
Joseph Urine, nf W. H Uruce A Co.
Jua. II. Mrl'nvllt, of Mi'l'avltt, Jsmea A Co.
STATEMENT OF THE
State Savings Bank,
OP MEMPIII3, TENN.,
At the Close of Buainoaa, Juno 20, 1309.
(OKOANIZED OCTOBtR, U;.)
r,h nn lfnnd
t 40410 Ol
.. 2.711 21
,, IOII.S III
,. 1T2.M7 72
Hi i.-(i I Kiehange
I.ulta and l'l ouiitu
hurnltiir snd r'litur.-s
Tills certifies tfmt we liave rtamlnetl Ihei a-li, IhiihIs, lonns. securities snd book of (ha
Hlnleshsvlmra Hank snd found them ci.rrecl end In aeeorJ with the fon-gt, iw slulemi til.
Th liiviatni;ilaill par. and th losns Judiciously ms.lo and Well ( Kyjl
Lulls Kkl I MANX,
Attesl: J. P. MniTsnosno, C'a"hlrr.
MAGNOLIA STOCK FARM
II. DUDLEY FRAY8ER, Owner and Proprietor.
yr-Xrver fslll..a; al.undsn.-e of Nprlni Wsier. Ins fy'7 "' '"nr'.Mv'!!!
.. la roii.ixMed of Inter. Or. h.rd, li.-rtim.la. Il. nl snd lllus t.rai. Ih- d.s .kntiful sne
Jror.lh Ample hlahl. liooi.l. fl.sk am l.o where be Utter, mor t-lnsply, seeundy M
stat-l KUMw IIRAWIN AIU.K. X l.sve eoinlautly on hand Cnrn-re.1 Hee' HoiithJowrt
M.ilE7sir Fat U .lv.A I'law M-.s ILr- ;' N"!r; '"f A .'.V,
Vow 4,inl,u.h. lsof t orn, l'"i L.inh. sud sny nuinher of inm Lalves. Apply to
a DUDLEY FltAYSEIt, Or A. V. COUNCIL. Agent,
MKMIIIH. Tt.NN. . OX ll,h 11 At
r. il. piil.l.Allll.
Ute With K. W. H.ernllACo.
POLLARD, YOORHEIS & MATTHEWS
AND COMMISSION JERCILAN''S
20O FIIONT STREET,
Subscribe? for tho "Weekly Vp, eal
JOHN M. PETERS,
Capital Stock f 000,000 09
Httrplus 1,4-XI 11
Net I'mllta past six
month 4,1.727 60-4 1.T0.1.1S AT
DepoeiU 1,1311,140 87
J. J. Jenny,
It. ('. titaves,
W. N. llniwn,
J. 8. liohlnwm.
lie. II. Vane,
Jo. W. AUisoia
('. V. Fatnaworth.
Bank & Trust Co.
Capital fKl niin 00
Hurplu ttt,il no
V'nilivlded Prollts, net 8,2T! 7.1-f 101,279 71
Kuitd for Taxes I.7M1 &1
Duu Hi ioeitoni 4V),AU7 09
rertifv that we have examined tho books, bills
llnd llii ni all rurrect s per shove statement
secured, anil the securities valued at lea titan
J. H. KtllllNHUN,
It Altl'WIU I'KltKS,
KAM'L MlKIK, Kxaiulnlng romnilltre.
James H. Itohlnnon,
K. I. Ujldhauill,
John W. Coehran,
('. N. (lrovfnor,
hum' I look,
THE CONDITION OP
1 n.lividrd 1'nillta
In t.-r.-jt .-
Ijirnltnraainiv January I, lttl.,
,. I TO. I f4
. 2.l (ft
,. i.;.i7i ij
John It. IVptier, of C. W. Coyer A Co.
laiuie N. himwitt-n. '
Hi iijainiii HiihU ' IenJ. Iliihh A ('
Jsmea II. Allen, of Allill Weal Coiuinil
K P. Iles-i:
CONDITION OF THE
line ItfiaMiilora ,
. II.S.M 21)
C. I- M ATrilKWt.
Ut of ii. C. llosr I X Co.