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Our Fall and Winter Stock Complete.
WALKER BROS. & CO.,
Goods, Notions and Clothin
S20 MA.I1V STREET.
(T10 SCUWILL & CO.,
HAVK REMOVED TO
223 Main Street,
Under Worebam House.
Merchants and dealers generally will llud It their intcrrst
to.examlue onr prices and Block before purchasing else
, Sr., Ac SON,
Fresh and Salted Meats, Sausages, Poultry,
HSU, GAVE, VEGETABLES ETC.,
onr Second Street, Corner of Jefferson.
Jfovr Is tho time to make arrangements for Tesli urals, etc., daily &S
the fonrn eaon. Frew delivery. 132-2fi
L. A. 13 A. IMS,
283 Second gt, near Kadlson.
Hats cleaned, dyed ul made equal to new.
A. H. GOODMAN,
No. 100 Main St.,
ST All COTTON GIN,
No. 08 Union St., Memphis Tenn
r AVING HI TED UP THE LARGEaT
Bin iu iu.. v.... , . mrM itll
ft eataoili'limeiii iu iu ovum, i.v
id to gincoitou cheap r than any
n this city
LARGEST CITY CIECtlLATION.
Eureka Chill Ton c.
milEONLY REMEDY THAT ACTS FFE
1 cilicully upon the causes that produce
Chills. Fever and Ague, vis : malarial poi
sons. As a remedy for the Enlargement of
the finleen none other n equal to a. iry H
steam pocer pross and complete cotton duster
i.annn I R III I I'M L till L. wo UAIIUK vui
a new engine, rew gins, machinery, etc . tins , and be conTjBCed. prioe, .
summer. Our k'tn-hnuse is a large brick ( , 2, I), K. 00"HYKAR
bulld og, covered wim siaie- pe.iei wj u .
,,roof and eentrally located- .ml furmjih j
bags lor smpmem oi an ..
'JA?lUordar will be promptly fllled. All cot
ton in gin-houie covered by insorance wntt
out extra charge .
Liberal advances made on all shipment" it
desired. All business entrusted to us WiJl "e
faithfully carried out to 'be letter.
Send ,n your PATH10K4 CO.,
155-72 Successors to Fnino A Patrick.
17 Mnin st.
Time. Bar. iTher. Wind.
Bth - 2:00 p.m 2.874 ' 90 8.W.
litli 9:00 p.ni,29.8Hdi 82 B.
7th - 7:fl .m 29.1M2I 79
7th -U:W a.miat.WI 86 S.W.
STORES FOR RENT.
NO. 281 MAIN
Main street store, near Union.
Mnnrne street. No. 7. near Front.
Corner store and nice rooms. Second and
No. 1-to Alain, near fcxenamse.
Saloon 280 Main, corner South Court.
Ki, 2 Howard's row. near I runt.
Also, olhcoi, central; private residences,
boarding-houses and suburban cottages.
s. and afforded exclusively by
lift Railroad, which,"
lunnino direct ;io nit
THIS GREAT INTERNATIONAL EXHI
bition, designed to commemorate the one
i i.iti, BfinivAnirv nf American Inde
pendence, will open May 10th and close No
vember 10. im. All the canons oi ins wunu
..-j .ii th. Kh.iea ai,d Territories of the Union
will participate, bringing together the most
comprehensive collection of art troasures.
mechanical -inventions, scientific disoovenes,
manufacturing acliievemenm, mure iyi-
...,a UUriiiltiiriil nroducts ever txbib
w..i ' ti. n.i.nili devoted to the exhibition
-e situated ( n the line of the Pennsylvania
' 'lroad, and ombrace four hundred and ntty
ff;. i of Ifairniount Park, all highly improved
nd l otnanient. d, on which are erected the
ft1.:, buildings ever constructed -five ot
largest - . .. ,,f r. .orei .nd coat-
inrt?i0 i'W- 'lhe tolal nuuiter of buildings
erLied fur e putposco ot the Exhibitioa is
over one hun.',)U
The PenntTYlvania Railroad,
THE GUEAV TRUSK LLE
i?a.t Mail Rnnte of ti United States
A U0- M w
will be most dinct. convenkn " PU!
"a way ot reaching Philale. b f j
great Kxhibition lrcm al 'JuXdolphia
country. Its trains to and trom ' VKr
w I iZ through GRAND WpJftt
lKPO , which the Company have BJ
wish ioi to tart from the nuinyous
7.V.. hotelsVontiguous to thi? ftation f.nJ the
vnhifl to vipitors
nviT V 1 IMU! If 1 ! r
Nt' vTRNNIAL liUlLDINOS. ftEx-curMon
r. :' . ,u .!. .mn lit the ERiainpn.eni o
Patroni of Husbandry, at Elm Statio.n. on
in. T!iiilrnd is the crandci
..iinv nrunniiiition in the . world. It con
trols seven tuousand n.iles of roadway, form
ing continuous lines to Philadelphia, New
York, lliiltimore and Washington, overwhich
luxurious day and nUht cars are run from
Chicago, SI. Louis, KWiisville, Cincinnati. In
di'inapolis. Colninbu.. loledo, Cleveland and
Erie, without change.
t. ::. 1. lnirt villi doublo and third
tracks of heavy stool rails upon a deep bed o
brokon stone ballast, and its bridges are all ol
iron or stone. Its passenger trams aro
.equipped with every known improvement tor
. eoiufori and safety, and are run at faster
Kiieei lor greater distaaces than the trains ol
ny line on the continent. The Company ha;
dargoly increased its equipment for Centennial
travel, tiid will be propared to build 4n i
own shois locomo ivesand passenger cars al
hort notice sufficient to fully accommodate
any extra demand ihe unequaled reiurces
u the command of the Compuny guarantee
1 aeruost perfect.acoomuiodations or all Its
p urons during the Centennial Exhibition.
V "HE MAOMFICENT SOENERY for which
. J u.....Jiri, Hnilroad is so justly eele
h"e. ,l ,,r.nL to ths traveler over its perfect
Dral. . .v....i,.n.iiii niinorama ot river
mouL 'lain, aoj lundscape views unequaled in
TUE VATIN8-&TATI0NS on this line are
.A".... wed. Meals will be furnished at
FACUR WON-TICKETS, at redueed rates
wl be so. at all principal JU lroad T.cke
Offices in t West. Northwest, southwest.
8or. itliat jour ticket reads via
the Great rius)lvania Koute to te
FRANK TUO MS0N. M. BOYD. Ja..
Uenoral Managor. Uen'l Pass'r Agout,
RENT-THE TWO-STORY RRICK
rA.iilnnpe No 141) Second street, contain
ing nine rooms, in gooa orucr, nun guou yaru
251 Main street.
FOR RENT ASSEMBLY 11 ALL ANU
.tirA iimlirnat.h. Possession of store.
October let; possession of hall immediately,
V . V. JHCUALiUU.ll, Agcill,
3-20 19 Madison street,
OR RhNT TWO-STORY BRICK. SEVEN
C rooms. 2ij3'4 Hernando streot. Good yard
and oistorn. Apply to
l,Mi.ll or JOHN W
to El S I'ACK. next door,
i ALRH ill becond St.
ii)R H fcNT HANDSOME liRICK RESI
P dence, on corner of Khelny and Talbot
MRS. M. C. HUNTER,
147 Main street.
fin KEMT FRO Vf 1st SEPTEMBER,
' 3-story house of 14 rooms, in good condi
linn. Nq lH7(ireenlaw bloon. Madison street
llmipm. klni-lr. No. ISO. from 1st October
House contains 12 rooms. Possession can be
bad immediately of the lessee if desired.
Apply to A, G. DENNIS, 292 Main it,
OR REN l-OVERION LIVKRY STABLE
WM. M. SMITH.
16 Madison street.
L'OR RENT-FROM 1st OV SKPT,NEXT,
L storehouse IV o. 2 i ownril s now. Al
to Dr. D. D. launders, 4l Madison. 1
L'OR RENT TWO-STORY FRAME, 360
C Washintton street, 8 rooms; good stable
fine cistern water. Possession at once. Ap
ply a' Xi Washington, 1-T
; OR SALE-CHEAP, ONE SET OF COT
1 t,.n SpuIar. nn irnnil us new. u.ed oolv
few month.. Apply to J.N. RAIN'EY, cor
ner nf lluli.'.g and TcnneSEce streets, at Cot
ton Shed. 4-8
0 OR. SALE-CHOICK CORNER LOT ON
r Wnshinirton and Yate. streets, fronting
Poplar markei: 44 leot front. An excellent
bar. Bin. W. A. WHEATLEY, 2S0 Main st
OLD NEWSPAPERS, 40oPE
ping t aper you oau got. 6t
r hundred, nt tiiis office, the cheapest wrap
i.'OR SALE-OLD TYPE BETTER THAN
Babbitt metiTl Iir light, last ru-nin;
ehiuery. at tmsotiieej
..nn SAI.K-NEWFORM OF TRUSTEE'
" DEKHS. Inst out: for silest LiylgAr ofliec
un.surpi - ,,,. .Unwed for
1 17 ANTED A
VV charge of a
SALESMAN TO TAK
mffar store one of sore
business capacity, and who is willingio make
himself uselul. Auuress, wnn reiereuee.
6-S ai. v . A., mis oiuce
iiriVTKll-A WHITE CHAMBERMAID,
VV None but thoroughly eompotent and
well recommended neeci apy. .
5.7 A. rl. ml llAl, .)(i mitiu bi.
WANTED -PARTIES WHO COMEM.
..i... u..:ii..n l, null nn lln.nn. .1 art) an
i Co., lumber dealers, sjjj and 37 becond St.
1 I .a
s amsft PAN MaKK to A DAY IN
LAUtCO their own city or town., Addrots
tills M't g to.. M aituam, iass: itojiousw
M. COLEMAN, JUSTICE
ol the Peac. Netary Publio and Commis
inner nf Deeds. Sticcial attention given t(
oollections in tho county. Oflioo 294 Front st,
On Square Eelow Court House.
nouoced, bat will be in few dayi, when
Manager Brook'a will reack here to re
main daring the leaaon. It ii probable
thut the season will be opened by Sauls
burj's Troubadours, now called the
Prof. Iluxley, the famous English
scientist, will lecture at Nashville on
protoplasm, evolution and other abstruse
subjtcls, involving the theory or secrets
of life and its results. Why cannot ibe
famous Englishman be induced to visit
Memphis and cpen up the sealed book of
science before a large, fashionable and
intelligent audience T
At a bar meeting held yesierday at the
court-house and presided over by Charles
Kortrecht, Esq., to take action with ref
erence to the death of a brother member
of the bar, N. W. Camphell, Esq., a
committee on resolutions wst appointed
and the meeting adjourced, to assemble
again at the Law Library rooms at 10
o'clock on next Saturday morning.
No quorum was present at the regular
monthly General Council meeting held
vesterdav afternoon. Contpnnnnflv an
U BLiT C Jj E I) G E adjournment was had oyer to io morrow
afternoon. There is a quorum of mem
bers of the Boards in the city, but why
they do not attend is a mystery. The
"no pay" Atdermeu and Conocilmen
are not quite as vigilitit and attentive
to public businese, so far as attending
all meetings are concerned, as were the
" pay" boys of last year.
Numbers of meteors shoot athwart the
sky every night, much to the admiration
of lovers who sit beneath the trees in
front of suburban residences. These
Weather, g,.; phenomena the lovers point out
to each other, but too often " 'tis gone
ere one can say it lightens;" and when
either lover fails to See the shooting star
so ofiea pointed out by the other and indi
cated by the expression, "Look at that!"
the reply is generally "Oh, psLawl"
The water supply to the Court Square
People etill complain o( warm weather drinking fountain is furnished free of
charge by the Memphis Water Company
quite a generous contribution to thirsty
humanity and thirsty animals generally.
A Naddea Deatb.
Tbe sadden death of Mrs. Elizabeth
Reeve Weston, in this city last Saturday,
threw a feeling of gloom and sadness
over a large circle of friends. She was
the wife of Mr. O. M. Weston, of the
firm of Ol ver.Finnie & Co., and daugh
ter of Rev. Wm. McLaren, a Presbyte
rian minister of Ohio, but formerly of
New York, her native State. Her mal
ady was an affection of the heart, which
without any premonition, carried ber off
io a few hoars. Sbe was universally
esteemed and beloved by those who en
joyed her acquaintance and knew ber
amiable and loveable qualities. A
deeply bereaved and devoted husband,
two little children and a younger sister
here, Miss Hatlie McLaren, besides
numerous members of ber lauiily in
Ohio and New York, are left to mourn
the death of this excellent lady.
Office, 13 Maubjon MreeU
Colonel James R. Mosby, O. V. Jor
din and Thomas W. Jones, of Fayette
county, and Mr. R. Sledge, of Stanton,
are registered at tbe Peabody.
Canes manufactured at Centennial
Building at 25c. Coheo, 219 Main. 8
The Contention Unanimously
Nominated Hon. II. Casey
Young as Congressman
from the Tenth
Ths National Democratic Platform
of the Sir Louis Conven
The Convention la Session Bat Two
Honrs and a Half, Etc
Tha radar Kvealog, Sept, 7. 1878.
Daily Weather Krport.
Mkmphir, September 7, 1876.
S'g'tSig. Serv., U. 8 A.
n this latitude.
A colored military company was out
rilling on the streets last night.
Oysters, Mackinaw trout and perch at
Victor D. Fuchs' to day and to-morrow.
At 11 o'clock Col. M. D. L. Stewart,
Chairman of the Democratic Executive
Committee, called the convention to
order in the Criminal Court-room, where
delegates from Shelby, Hardeman and
Fayette counties were present.
Mr. D. G. M. Wbitthome bominated
G. W. Jones, of Fayette county, for tem
Mr. James M. Keating, of Shelby, was
also nominated, which name was subse
On motion Mr. G. W. Jones, of lay
Say, old fellow, where did you get that
Answer At Harry Cohn's, 227 Main
loudidl Where did you make the Ltte couHty, was elected unanimously to
the oili 2 (3 of temporary chairman of the
The water as it bubbles out of the fono
tain, as it were, sings and laughs in a
musical manner, and in eastern lands
The city wharfage collected for last .:. i, believed to be tbe voice of some
month (August) amounted to f 1338 40. ftlpr nTmt.h .nrUg ereet:nl. the
Fresh Baltimore oysters received daily thirsty traveler in a joyous strain of in-
at Madam Vincent's Crystal Palace, t yitation to slake his thirst.
See W. A. Wheatly's comprehensive Yesterday was tbe anniversary of the
Ub.it did not cost much, as Harry convention. Mr. Jones was escorted to
Cohn is selling goods at less' than half the chair by a committee
On taking the chair Mr. J ones thanked
tbe convention for tbe honor conferred
upon him. He stated the object of the
convention and hoped that unanimity ol
seutiment and concert of action would
prevail. He predicted the success of the
Damocratic party and the election of
Tilden and Hendricks, and also the elec
tion of James I). Porter for Governor
and of II. Casey Young fjr Congress
man for the Tenth district of Tennessee
After thauking the convention again he
called the convention to order. Mr. Jas
A. Newsom of Shelby, was nominated
and elected temporary Secretary of the
Oii motion, the fallowing committee
was appointed by the chair as a Com
mittee on Credentials and Representa
tion: Messrs. James T. Pet tit, of Shelby;
G. W. Warr, of Fayette, and George W
School books at Spanglt-r's, 376 Main
Sweeping licdnction. To
reduce onr stock we bare
marked our teas down SO per
cent. Tea Store, 305 Main nt.
To My Frleadaand putrous.
I will remove ou September 1st to the
large and commodious 'store house, No.
306 Main Btreet, opposite Peabody Hotel,
and shall continue the general auction
business in all its details, as heretofore.
Tbaukful to my friends for their past
patronage, I respectfully solicit their
continued favors in every line.
A. E. Fbakklakd,
151 1 General Auctioneer.
liat of stores and residences a full line.
The Riversides were beaten by the
Central Park Club yesterday by a score
of 10 to 2.
There was but one fire in the city dur-
invasion of Maryland by General Lee
and the Confederate forces in 1872. It
was also the anniversaries of the assem
bling of the first Continental Congress,
at Carpenter's Hall, Philadelphia, in
1774, and the payment of the last of the
. . . ... i
ing the past month, and the loss wab French war indemnity to Germany, on
only fifty dollars. which the German troops were with-
The Arkacsians who arrive in town are drawn from France, but retained the
jubilant over the Democratic victory had provinces of Alsace and Loraine and
in their State on Monday last. annexed them to the German empire.
Governor Porter's vote in Shelby Tne Franco-Prussian war indemnity
county in 1874, was exactly 8,882. In amounted to i,uuu.uui),UUU.
1876 his vote will be several less. ' Tbe sorghum sugar crop ia again corn-
Mayor pro tem. R. C. Williamson is lnS int0 use in mny portions of onr
actinir Recorder durine the absence of the sorghum molasses equals the
Recorder Duff on a Centennial trip. Wew Uf'eans sngarhouse, when properly
ii rr . rri' i i manutactured. livery tarmer in one by
"How are you, Mr. Porter?" are the
street by-words. in this city at present.
Several maidens and widows, belles of
society, will, it is rumored, indulge in
matrimonial alliances during the pres
ent and next month.
The county Quorum Court is in session
to-day. The bonds of newly elected
magistrates will be taken and theso offi
cials will be ready to go to Work immediately.
A Memphis boy would rather bet his
small change or pocket curiosities npon
a game of base ball than give either to
the cause of converting the anrsgenera
ted heathen in Africa or Asia.
Almuat a NnK-lde.
About 2 o'clock this morning a lady mislead. 0f Hardeman ounties. The
dressed in deep blsck, accompanied by C3mmittea retired and during the recess
gentleman dressed in while linen, jjjn j Clapp was invited to address
were seen coming down the street to- tne conveutiou. Mr. Clapp stated that
wards Wait's coal fleet. The lady was rjarinK lrie absence 0t the committee he
accusing the gentleman of giving away wou4 not have time to make a speech
her gold chain to another lady. Ttwy aur woui(j proab!y have to give way be
walked on the float, and when they came fore coui,j reuch the staud. He was
to the end of the sam? ths gentleman du- rftll(i- at an rouer time to address his
delegations and w, introduced to the
Convention by President Keating in a
short and eloquent speech.
When the uproarious applause had
ceased Colonel Young expressed Lis
thanks and coufxssed his own unworthi-
ness for the high honor conferred upon
him by the representatives of Shelby,
rayette and Hardeman counties in con
vention assembled. He felt grateful
that the people who sent him to Congress
had approved of his conduct while their
representative. He had made every
effort to serve his constituents and
would in the future coutinue to io so
should the people of the district indorse
the action of the convention. Upon
some future occasion he would address
his fellow-citizens of the district nnou
the national issues of the day, but upon
the present occasion he would only
thank the representatives of Hardeman,
Fayette and Shelby counties for tho re
newal of their confidence given to him
in this convention. Again thanking the
conventioc for the honor and compli
ment conferred upon him, Col. Younj
retired from the stand amid tremendors
General Polk, of Hardeman county,
being called npon for a speech cade a
humorous one in response to the oil.
Colonel Clapp, elector for the Tenth
Congressional district, on being loudly
called upon appeared upon the stand
and delivered a short but able and ex
haustive address upon the important
political issues of the campaign. Hi
impressed upon his hearers the necessity
of going to work and making the victory
a great one. He drew a vivid picture cf
tbe origin and greatoess of the Demo
cratic and Whit; parties, and of tho
knightly contest had between these great
and good old parties. He pictured the
Know-Nothing party as one of which
" the less said abmt the better." Then
came the Republican prty; one founded
upon prejudice and sectionalism; onr)
composed of the o l Is and ends of all
other parties; cTue founded upon all the
"isms" that this country has produced.
It waves its bloody shirt with one hand
and shoves the other up to the elbow into
the public crib. Colonel Clupp closed
his itnpresiive and able speech in a bri -
liant peroration, which was receive!
with immense applause.
On motion the convention adjourned
engaged himself from the lady and
jumped on the barge which was unload
ing, saying he would drown himirlf
The lady cried out iu heart-rending ac
cents. "Oh. Gsorgel Oh, George!'' He
turned delioerately arou4d, jumped
down off the barge and went to bis d tr
ling and Spelmaniosta job.
county can, with very littl trouble, raise
his own cane and make his own molasses
and sugar. The cane will fatten his
stock, and the sugar and molasses will be
the joy of his family. While sitting
under his own vine and fig tree, a self-
supporting institution, he can be the
monarch of all he surveys, unless his
vision extends over his neighbor's line
It makes the heart and soul of a newc
paper editor beat with joy when some
grangerian or mercantile friend sends
him a cotton-bloom and follows it op
with a cotton-boll in due time. The ed
itor of course is then enthused with great
expectations, fondly believing that the
Crittenden County, Ark., Election
At the election held in Crittenden
county, Ark., E. B Lewis, Republican
was elected Sheriff; W. D. II irdin, Re
publican, Treasurer; R. B B trton, R
pahlicaB, Julze; John Simpston, Re
publican, Clerk; Representative, Rses
tellow-citizens, but ou this particular oc
casion he begged leave to be excused.
Colonel Rosson, of Hardeman, moved
that the temporary organization as to
chairman and secretary of the conven
tion be made permanent,
Oq a question of order it was ruled
that the motion was out of order, as the
convention had not regularly organized
on credentials, representation, etc.
Al'PdlSTMKST OF DELEGATES, ETC,
The committee on credentials and
representation reported aa follows: That
Shelby county is entitled to 88 votes,
Fayette 31, and Hardeman 19; total
rcpresentalion, 138. Ibe basis ot rep
resentation wa one for everv hundred
Ci1aiu.es Bebton. the popular Beal , , . . , j D Porter fo.
street. Saloon keeper, will set a grand GoverDor at lhe hst election,
lunch on Friday morning at 10 o'clock. n . . . h
His fine ice cold Milwaukee beer, fresh tf e waa Bdopled without being read, the
fish, meats and vegetable, will form an i,st9 beitJKi0D15 and the convention being
attraction worthy of a large crowd. He
and bis wife will preside on the occasion.
John II. Ford, 123 ' Poplar Bt.
On Tuesday, the 19th of October theory of progression will continue until
next, H. S. Foote, Radical Elector, and it biossoms into a bale of cotton, but tbe
E. A. James, Democratic Elector, will last link of affection is never received
speak in this city in behalf of their re- by the pencil-slinger. This proves to
spective Presidential candidates. tbe tiditor that Darwin's' theory as to
The Annual Circular of the Memphis progression won't do as lo cotton, and
Cotton Exchange, as prepared by Super- the beautiful thought about the oloom,
intendentToof, is out from the press. - It
is a well arranged and collated publica
tion, reflecting no little credit upon the
Superintendent and his assistants.
Physicians assert that the number of
the boll and the bale is destroyed for
ever. The idea blooms into a boll, but
it never bolls into a bale for him.
Before vou purchase anything io the
young Americans arriving in the city at gohoot iin(ii cau at Mansford'e and ex-
present is without parallel in the history am;ne (he
SKtlRA.LI D0U3U TRACK!
VAJiTIMOBE AND 0HJ0
TSTHEOfLY ROUTE I)Y WHICH HOLD
1 ers of TUi0UK!l '1 ICKETS to New York
and Boston are enauieu io ran vue wu
, New York and Boston
At i!he cost of a ticket to New York or Boston
only with the privilego of vttiting
WASJUNUTO'V CITY FREE
18 Til-- ONLY ROUTE
WEST TO YTASHINCTON CITY
Withouta Ion and ,clJ,'n."" Transfer
The Onlv Lhin l'A'",l"e Magnificent
Day tarn a i I'n'lm .'n falace
1. awlng-Rooftt Sleeping
(JuncheV, y 0M ST. LOUIS. LOVITSVII.LK. CINCIN
K a mjti ami coLU.MDlb,
Mo Hondo Cigar Factory,
1C5 MAIS STREET,
Memphis, : t Teunesseo.
r aaa CIGARS OF THE FOLLOWING
10.UUU brands and styles on hand and
for sale in lurne or small quintities :
Re;r. Bntanira, Kfg. Cliicn,
Ueinu Victoria, lu-g. Bel Key,
Citzitdores, Loud res,
... nf ihn h.st ouality and
workmanship, and I foil them at a lewer
future than the same kind ot goods can be
bouirhtelpnwheie. .,,, ., , .
1 ai.y, OKI). L. ()RAVEER,M;innfn''t'irer
SADDLES A D HARNESS.
JOHN G, SICK,
MANUKAOTUUSB AND DfiT.ER IK
Leather aud Shoo Findings,
No. IMG 3IA.11V BT.
8r S..ddie8 n(l Harness Rr putrcd.
US- Iff .
JO BALTIMORE AD WASHINGTON
Bouth Ven'l Ticket Anent. Baltimore-. Md.
R. M. B.RAIVulU. t roisht Ag't. Memphis.
J. 13 11 15 9
HAS JUST RETURNED FROM A TRIP
to tho North and brought with nun the
that could be solocted In Baltimore. He se.
i.,,,i ti.nm .muni Ii ini new in the way o
oystrs-the Centennial Stylo. They are put
up in small wooden cans, which prevent the
oysters from tasting of tin. They can be ob
tained by the doson or can at his newly refit
ted establishment, Ho. 'M jcuorson sireoi.
o -rner of Hejond, In the very be.t style, at
Silo per can and llo per ken. '1 he choicest
brands ol liquor, latter uecr anm-inur. .!
on ban.!. Uive hiui a call and Juilfj for
of the city. Memphis will be a very
populous city in the course of time, pro
vided the new citiasnB come to stay.
At tbe Exposition building to-night
Emerson Etheridge will speak in favor
of Hayes and Wheeler. Other speakers
will be in attendance and will extol tbe
beauties of Radicalism both in Tennes
see and all olhor States of the Union.
Watermelon and cantaloupe plants
are growing up in the Btreet gutters and
alleys all over the city, in consequence
of the habit of the melon-eating Mem
pbian, who, after getting away with the
vegetable, hurls the rind and seed into
Tiie health of the city is remarkably
good at present; in fact, never better at
this season of the year.- This is no doubt
owing; to the efforts off the Board of
Health in removing offensive nuisances,
and cleaning up the streets and alleys in
Conjunction with the city chain-gang.
The conundrum in Slate military
ciroles at present is: Should the Chick
asaw Guards vanquish the Porter Rifles
in the competitive drill, to be had here
in October next, then have they a right
to olaim the proud position of being the
champion military company of the
The account of the Alleu-Goss prize
fight from the seventh round, when the
fight was stopped by Kentucky militia,
appears in our telegraph column. The
account will interest not only the
"fancy" of our city bnt also hundreds
of others who are admirers of the so
called uoble ait ot self-defense.
The Memphis Theater will open up
for the season early next month. The
precise niht has nut as jet been an-
Patent Rnbber Cornered Slate.
No more breaking of slates. Will last
a lifetime. 11
Only a few dozen If ft of those fine
white shirts selling at 75c worth double
the money at the great clearing sale,
227 Main street. Us
Excursion to Infca Sprlnga.
Tbe Memphis and Charleston Rail
road Company will issue excursion
ticliets to Iuka Springs and return for
one fure good going on both trains
Saturday, returning on either train 8un
day or Monday. Tickets will be sold
Friday and Saturday of each week dur
ing the season.
W. P. Johnson, O. P. and T. A.
Oh, how on earth can I be sure
To keep my breath fresh, sweet and pure ?
0b, has the way at last been found
To keep my teeth white, olean and sound?
Use SOZODONT. 2-7eodw
A. Dollar Saved i Two Dollars
So buy your clothiug and furnishing
goods at half price at Harry Cohn's, 227
Main street. '
MURRAY & KlDttELY,
S8 IMndUoB street, MeinphU, Tenn.,
Merchant tailors and direct importers of
the very best makes of French, English
and German fabrics. We take pleasure
in announcing to our numerous patrons
and the publio that we have the very
best facilities for getting up suits in the
most approved styles, and we solicit an
inspection Trora gentlemen desiring ele
gant and fashionable fall and winter
clothiug. Murray & Riduelt.
The Great Rush
For clothing and furnishing goods is still
continued at the great closing sale, 227
Yenst Powder, 35 cents per
pound, or 3 pounds for 1, at
Tea Store. 365 Main t . 1 15 1
Is the Ledger job office can be fouud
competent, skillful and tasteful printers,
who can give entire satisfaction in the Schaper, John Duffy; Sergeant-at-arms,
display of any job of printing. uai gim Drey fees.
anxious to go on with the business.
On motion, a committee of seven on
Permanent Organization was raised,
composed of the following delegates:
Shelby county--H. Irby, J. A.Taylor,
John D. Adam3. Hardeman county
C. A. Miller, A. M. Lambeth. Fayette
county Joseph R. Mosby, J. G. Hen-don.
The committee reported as follows:
Permanent President, J. M. Keating,
of Shelby; Vice Presidents, Dr. A. IS.
Warr, of Fayette; J. J. Rosson, ol Harde
man; John Johnson, of Shelby; Secre
tary, W, s. Armistead; lelicrs, ired
SOOJ Second Streot.
Sid Cook's Billiard Parlor has fans
that make ths room cool. 113T
Colonel Keating of the Appeal, on
taking tbe chair as permanent President
thanked the convention for the honor
conferred upon him. He hoped that tbe
convention would aid him in conducting
the proceedings rapidly and propeily.
He declared the convention in order and
ready for permanent business.
Ou motion a committee of nine on
A Onrlonn Frencn Murder Trial.
Pall Mall Gatette.
The assize co:irt ofVancluie has just,
dalt with one of the most diflicult possi
ble of cases namely, the trial of a dt al'
and dumb conple for murder. The man
Plantevin and his wife lived in the same
house asaM. Eugene Recordon, a watch
maker at Vaison, in the district of
Orange. They were excellent, friends till
M. Reccrdon, Laving lent Plantevin a
snm of 200, was imprudent enough Io
ask for it, employing (or that purpose
the agency of a sheriff s officer. ' Poor
Plantevin, by tbe testimony of those who
knew him be&t, was quite wtnk enough
to have paid the money without making
any fuBS about it, but also weak enough
to aid committiig murder at his wile's
At the sight of the sheriff's officer,
Mme. Plantevin, a Corsican by -birth,
swore to be revenged. Next day M . He
cordon was foutd lying dead in the micUt,
of a pool of blood, with a iihastiy woucd
io the head It appeared that noi:e ol
bis property had been stolen, but two
hammers belonging to Plantevin and a
white liDPn apron habitually worn by his
wife were missing. Some additional cir
cumstance rendered the presumption
fgainst the Plantevins extremely strong;
but French justice had tbe cnurage to be
extremely patient, and to give tha ac
cused more than every hance, in con
sideration of their joint misfortune. The
murder was committed on the night o'
November 13-14 last, but it was not un
til the 25th of April, after a long prelim
inary examination, that the Planuviua
were formally arraigned at the assizes.
They gave their evidence by mean? rf
iwj interpreters, but at the end of the
third day they declared that the interpre
tations given of their thoughts were iu
correct, and that the only person on
whom the could rely was a certain pro
fessor of their language at Marseilles.
Thereupon the President 'formed them
that he could not refuse to take their re
quest in consideration, only if it were
granted tha trial must he postponed until
the August assizes. Tbe Plantevins ac
cordingly withdrew their demand, and
the case was about to proceed, when the
foreman nt the jury informed the judgo
that he and his colleagues had already
mcde up their minds on ;the verdict,
which would be one of acquittal. By
such a sUtement the law had been vio
lated, and the whole trial had to begin
again ab initio.
The final proceedings were terminated
by a verdict ef guilty against both pris
oners. Plantevin, who had done his
best in concert with a dutiful son to
throw the blame on bis wife, was con
demned to eight years' penal servitude.
Mme. Plantevin was condemned to twen
ty years. .
The best soda and mend In
Meuinhis. 6 glasses for 25c, nt resolutions was appointed by tho chair
Itnrleei'a.SaSSfalnBt. 122-t lna committee was composed ot the
I following named gentlemen
Nardil & to., 5li Meal Bl , Hardeman county Marsh Polk, J. A
Are receiving their fall and-winter stock M-mson. J. L. Rosson. A. M. Lambetti
of boots and shoes, embracing every gheb countyB. W. Pryor, C. E.
popular style acd make, and at the mjt)l w. P. Proudfit
lowest market prices. o T Fayette county Green Jordan, Thos.
To, t. material and workmen Stone, R. E. Mason.
.i.. i,,nn. inh nffice are a, mod n the 0 returning, the committee reported
1UC jB.iac.ijwv - e
best, and hence we guarantee first class
work and full satisfaction to our patrons.
You ran get choice coulee
tlona, also aoda and mead, at
Floyd's. 15 It
New styles of hals just received ut
Cohen's, 219 Main street, cheap. 8
A Btudent explained to his professor :
"It's of no use ; I was cut out for a loa
fer." "Well," declared the professor, sur
veying the student critically, "whoever
cut you out nnderstood his business."
Mrs. Sarah F. Holt, an aged lady ol
Nashua, Mass., expired suddenly upon
her hatband's coffin. She had gone into
the parlor where the remains of her hus
band had been prepared for burial.
Looking into the face of ths dead, she
said, quietly : "How can I live without
you, Henry ?" Then, putting her baud
to her head, she loitered and was about
to fall, but, being caught by a friend, she
was assisted to a chair and immediately
as follows: "The committee recom
mend that the National, platform as
adopted at the St. Louis Convention is
sufficient for the purposes of this Con
vention." ' ' .
On motion, the report of the commit
tee was adopted unanimously.
NOMINATION FOR CONGRESSMAN.
General Marsh Polk, on behalf of
Hardeman county, nominated H. Casey
Young as a eandidate, and expressed
the sentiment cf Hardeman as in favor
of keeping a good ana faithful servant
Fayette county indorsed and second
ed the motion and requested that Shelby
county stand up and make the nomina
On motion, put by President Keating,
the nomination of H. Casey Young for
Congressman from the Tenth district
was made unanimous, there not being a
Col. II. Casey Young, on being called
A t'nrlou Blndj In Currents.
Journal of the Franklin Institute.
At the gathering of people on the oc
casion of the opeuing of the Centennial
Exhibition on the 10th of May, I87(i, a
striking example and illustration was ob
served of the tact that a crowd lives only
by aid of the ascending current from the
bodies of the persons c( mposing it. The
observer was sitting on the platform in
front of Memorial Hall, and all the spare
hetween this platform and tbe Main
Building, a spuce of probably one hun
dred and fifty feet in width by five hun
dred feet in length (of a dense crowd),
was occupied by about forty thousand
persons, standing as closely as comfort
would allow. The nir was quite WHrm,
about seventy-five degrees Fahrenheit,
and a liiiht breeze was blowing from tbe
west. There were many smokers in the
crowd, and it was noticeable that the
course of tobacco smoke, which showed
white against the brown front of the
Main Exhibition Building, indicated the
course of the current at different points.
A breath of smoke on the outskirts of the
crowd was dispersed irregularly. A puff
of the crowd rose with great apparent
rapidity until it was lost to sight by as
cending above the line of the building;,'
the back ground of white clonds, with
which the blue sky was then broken, not
allowing it to bedistinguiahed higherup. '
The swiltness with wbifli the smoke rose
sbowed that the asceuding current in the
centre of so thickly thronged and so large
a space was rapid. In fact, it showed a
set of currents like those at a firo on
the outskirts tending toward the center;
in lhe center upward.
Large pearl studs are fashionable for
if they can af-
, . . .i J 1 iU . mM.ILuAa frantlMmon,
upon, was conducted to tne sianu y mu ; i.nu... np.v
chuirojan of the Hardeman and Fayette ; ford them.