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MILAN EXCHANGE.
W. A. WADE. Editor PiMUhfr.
ftrBHCKIPTIOX RATHS.
Twoiollar ar, one dollar for ii monthi;
t fty centi for three month, itaiiilt l ai-
YACt.
ADYERTIS1XM RATI A.
O H H
o B" " .
rid. 3- g. g
: 2 r i ; 5
tne Wwk ! 1 ; 1 TT.j 2 ' 75' 7 W 12 iW
Two Werki... 1 Mr 2 75; 8 75; 7 25 11 if. 1"
Three We.-k.' 2 "i 3 -ryi 5 9 5 15 ). 24 i
One .Month.... I 2 .VI 4 2f II " 1 TV
1 wo Month... 4 ' 1 Is '
Three Month.' . 7.5 12 5u 23 75 37 5 M
fr-ii Month 8 14 0" 20 00 i ' '
Nine Mouths- M 2-" 17 75 2S W 4S 75 r W 123 M
line lear 12 () 21 Oil SO " 57 Ott Su QU 144 UU
DouMe-enlnmn advertiuiet, lUparaeut. ad-
Tinn d the above ratea.
Triple-column advertisement. 20 per ent. ad-
Advertisement to oecnpy epeeial position, 10
,trent AiK-anf nn the above rated.
vaure on the above rate
"Loral Siitii-ea." in tho aame type, as loeal
reading matter,) 25 per cent, advance vn the
a hove rate.
OUluarie. Tribute of Retpert (exeept en ai
oml officially from charitable ncietil, and
reinarkf on tuiirriairea, one-half of remlar
"Local Notice" rates. Simple announce
ment of mariiavetand death lncrtel rratis.
All transient advertisements mmt be paid for in
advance. Yearly advertisement, quarterly
in advane.
THURSDAY, AriUL 23, 1874.
Milan now has three hotels, two
restaurants, twelve ealoouF, ten dry
goods stores, six family grocery stores,
two millinery 6tores, three wagon and
Impex shops, two harness shop?, two
murlpta mid nipat stalls, two dniT I
stores and will have a third in a few j
weeks, three notion houses, three
churches and three more in contem-
plation, one wholesale whisky house, i
seven Luvyers, eight phvsicians, one !
- ... ... , in me neiuiioi uoou oi v.reeuiijt, uui
fine flouring null, one saw fnd it thought tbt-re will lie a crop,
cotton compress, three cotton-gins, i (j thc 25th inst. Clarksville is to
one tailor shop, two barlter shops, the vote on appropriation to secure the lo
fiucst school in West Tennessee, and cation of the Southwestern I'resbyter
1,800 inhabitants. With three rail- ian University .
roa-ls and the prospects of the Lvans-
ville road coniiug here, our prospects
are verv flattering indeed.
L VAX'S VI LL E AXD GREAT
SOUTHEIiX n. 11.
Our people cannot overestimate the
: ..... ..e .i, i.t;.. .f
UllIR II Ull KC VI Aii'C I' t UtH ' I V'A .
luisvuie ami ureal )Uiuern jwiinjaa i
mrougn our cuy, nr couia tm-v v.y
. .i .i.,. !
i i i
ages naturally resulting to us from its i
location on any one of the competing
, . Ti . i i
lines other than ours. It behooves
our citizens to put forth ever)- exer-,
tion to bring it to our city. It is set-!
tied that it will either come to our
uran or w sozue to.,u .ja.t, ,
ij wiiicii ou-j is uoi. hu' -u"u Vi ;
chance. That
it wul be built, and
that at an early day is now settled lc
joud peradventure. It is a necessity
to the best LuU'rests of the city of Ev
ansville, rendered so by the extension
north to Cairo of the Miss. Central
rood. Evansville must have an out
let fo the South, and Milan, with her
railroad count". lions, presents the best
point fr the southern terminous of
thc road. But our euixrior advan
tages, our railroa 1 connections and
our rich country will av.Jl Ui nothing
unless we work and subscribe liberal
ly to the enterprise.
It remains to lie seen whether Mi
lan's pluck an i enterprise will fail
, f
ant day ol ,
her at this the most iaipon
ite existence as a town.
ARKANSAS.
Two liovriMtrw.
By a recent decision of the Circuit
Court at Little Rock, Joseph Brooks
was declared Governor of the State.
Ue immediately repaimi to the Su-,
preme Court room and was sworn in I
as Governor bv ( hi f Justice Mc-
dure; them proceeding to tha Exec
utive department l.e ousted Gov. Bjx-
ter by f uce, and breaking ojca the j
afe tx)k charge of the great seal.
Brooks issued his proclamation dc hir
ing that lie would t nf .ice the d.ciion
of tho Court, and called upon luepco
1.' to assist him in executing the law.
He has also on'rre l the railroad su-
TK'rinUndcnts m.t to bring trvnw to I
to the city for B.rr.'.cr
vtvir line i
mallei t'H)!i the p-.ejle to aid Lim in
suppressing the iiisurredion, end says
"the insurgents must and shall bo put
down." Brooks, with several hundred
troops, bol ls the State house, and
Baxter, with a still larger force, holds
the greit.'J part of the city, whilst a
a company of Federal troops are sta
tioned between the two forces, and
hnve thus far prevented bloodshed.
Reinforcements for Baxter are arriving
daily from all point?, asd it is feared
thc streets of Little Rock will, ere an
other week, stream with the blood of
its own citizens. Baxter has invoked
Government a:J, and it Ls hoped the
question of Governorship will be set
llod without bloodshed.
THE FLOOD.
The continuous rains of the past
xnonth have done unprecedented dam
age to life and property on the Missis
sippi, Tennessee and Cumberland riv
ers. In Louisiana and Mississippi the
lowlands bordering on the river are
under water and the people have been
driven from their homes, their crops
ruined and stock drowned or starved
to death. In Arkansas the destruction
is little, if any, less than in the for
mer States. The New Orleans, Jack
son and Great Nortern railroad is dam
aged to the amount of millions of dol
lars, as is the case with all the roads
running through the lowlands along
the entire course of the river. The
Cumberland b higher than at any time
eluce '47, and sweeping things alcng
its aiitire conjee from ite mouth to the
Kentucky line. In Clay county the
damage has been immense. The
Tennessee id out of its banks as high
up as Chattanooga, end committing
unparalelled waste. ; From every di
rection come reports of damage, dan
ger and distress. ;
After thirty-three ballota W. B.
Washburn, has been elected United
States Senator, to fill the place vacat
ed by the death of Charles Sumner.
The result was as follows: 267 votes;
necessary to a choice 134; W. B.
Washburn 151; Curtis, 64; Daws,
26; Adams, 15; Loring, 4; Banks, 4;
Wendell rhillips, 1; Stephen N.
Giflord, 1; John G. Whitticr, 1;.
TEJSSfcE SEWS.
There will lie plenty of fruit left iu
the vicinity of Winchester.
To the twenty inmates of the Ruth
erford county jail weekly accessions
are made.
The peach crop around Clarksville
will be very good if no other damage
is sustained.
After the lat cold snap the Morris
town Gazette express some concent
about the w heat and fruit crop.
A Troy mystery is how a foot-log
turned around in its right position, end
for end, during the freshet.
Mr. Charles W. II ubner formerly
of Fayetteville, has lieen appointed
Assistant Postmaster at Atlanta, Ga.
A cyclone swept across the North
ern part of Franklin county on the
th
mst., greatly damaging lonccs
and tinnier.
An item of gossip aliout Mulberry,
T.in. villi rmmtv- 14 t( fYWtpnr'f if'l
1 AJ"tvv.u 1 ' , -" " " 1
an unusual numlxir of cases of paraly- j
sis.
. ' V,1 "1C 1 'jUis., i.urned iliursday morning,
Kllosvi,.e thcotherday tnewnpe
an amrrv mother. S.iie was n.-hed out
d out
anna
with considerable difficulty and
much escitenient.
The Troy Signal commits itstlf to
j the statement that, that locality was
i disturlxvl bv an e;trth'iuake tm the
12th inst. A single shock was filtand
a rununing noise neart
t i
. V a n
31;iJor J. 11. v.il.iiiS, ot 1 ronton, re-
.,-,,-, ,,,,,,, . .,rlvi ,...,n ,
- .
r.v.v. - 0 u" ;
tn.,t j,e bought seventeen ye n-s ago. !
ii ..,(,.) i,:. ...... ......Ti.ir. .i'.nn !
a young gentleman became of age,
w.hk! evwlt owurred a fcw rrc"
viouslv.
Ma-tia Gr0CI)j and TliosMcNiel,
two dosivradoes, who live near Ncw-
burn, Dyer county, attacked the
town Coustableof that place, a few days
ago with pistols, revcrai snots were
ol
, ; the
wounrimg ol
lircen. Ironi wLicn it is
thou-'h he
w ill die.
The Fayc-ttcvc Express of the loth
inst. says: That rickety structure
Beans creek bridge, on the Winches
ter and Alabama railroad, gave way
during the late fredict, and thc train
being caught between that point and
Dcehcrd, was unable to reach here
for four days, during which time we
had no mail.
P.i i4. 1 had a Slr',000 fire on the
14;ii i:i-t. Kane's bloi-k on main street
occuji' d by Messrs, Timlierdale & Co.
Cunn t Co. Mrs Sivih?, milliner, and
Dr. Scales, b uti-t, wis consumed.
Timbenlale t Co. b-t about Sli.OOO,
coverc-tl by insurance; rest no insur
ance. Caute of fire unknown.
A general meeting of th.i Howard
Association of Memphis, cjnvenel
Monday afternoon an 1 appropriated
&L,50v) to theaidofthe sutlers by the
Ijouiriana ovt-r-now. The association
has a fund of som-j 310,000 iu its co.T
ers, and it co.ild ii"t have made a
better di-po.sition of t!ie amount d
natel.
Appeal rtr AI1 Froia ;vcrner Kr!!
oica:.
Thc following te legraphic ccrres-
jKnd nee place last Friday:
Executive IXyuiwni, Shte of
IjiuiM'tna, X:u Otluvs, April 17.
I lo President L. s. uranl: Hie un-
jiretvdt -ii ted rise in tho Mississippi
liver. nidd bv violent local storms.
iM t..iued much disastrous over
liow. Six or fcovcu of the largest jar
isln's of th-.; sjf.Ui are alre i-ly under
water, and SH,(KK) people, white and
bl.u k, are without fod or shelter and
in danger of starvation. The emerg
ency issoirreat that I feel contrai:is d
to appeal to you directly, asking the-
P-'"-1 go-.crnmei.i, u ihi..i.-, to
. .
relief that wasjrivenin a scarcely more
disastrous calamity at Chicago.
W. P. Kellogg,
Governor of Loui.-iana.
GRANT PROMISES TO "REFER."
"Your dispatch of this date, asking
aid for the sutlers by the disastrous
overflow of the lower ML-sLv-ippi, is
received. CongietS k busy in session
at this time. 1 d ) not feel authoriz
ed to send government aid, as I did
iu case of surK ring from yellew fever
in Shrevcport and Memphis last sum
mer, or in the cwe of 1 turning of CLi
cago two years ago, without the au
thority of Congress. - I will, however,
send your dispateh to the Louisiana
delegation, and if a resolution is p;tss
cd by Congress, authorizing it, I w ill
exert every authorized means to avert
suffering from the disaster which has
overtaken the citizens of Louisiana."
U. S. Grant,
aia.ktera at Hem.
New Orleans, April 16. Thc
Steamer Amite, honce for Pensacola,
cargo of grain and flour, collided
last night iu Rigolet's with the steam
er Reliance. The Amite sunk in a few
minutes. No lives were lost. The
cargo is a total loss; valued at 810,000.
The steamer will probably lie raised.
Havre, April 16. The steamer
Americjue from the Trench Transat
lantic line, running lie t ween this port
and New York, was wrecked off the
French coast on the 11th inst, All
the passsengers and crew were saved
w ith the tingle exception of the second
officer.
Londok, Apail 17 Tbe Eagle line
steamer Goethe, which left Hamburg
yesterday for New York, is aground
in the Elbe. Her cylinder is broken.
A terrific gale has raged in the En
glish Channel the past three days.
Manr ship, names unknown, have
becQwrecked and all on board lost.
UIKPATt llES IX CHIEF.
A general attack on the Carlist
position at Bilhoa Ls imminent.
The Neva is clear of ice at St. Pet
ersburg, and navigation is reopened.
The Tichborne claimant has been
denied a new trial on all x the points
raised by his counsel, Dr. Krnealy.
The Bill of Mr. Kelley, of Pa., ap
propriating ?:VX0,000 tor the Cen
tcuuhil Celebration, has been made
the special oilor in the llouso for
May oih next.
The Ohio Assembly adjourned
Monday, to meet next December, af
ter having l.ecn iu session 106 days,
and pad 125 general laws, 35 local
laws and 38 joint resolutions.
Dr. J. A. Bamuni, while making
ether at Louisville, Monday, was bad
ly burned by the bursting of a retort,
which utterly demolished the build
ing. He will recover, it is thought.
Mrs. Perry w as fatally t;hot near
New York citr, Sunday night, by a
masked burglar. About three years
ago she was tried and aquitted on
the charge of poisoning the wife of
Gamble, and since then the two have
lived together.
According to information received
by the Department of Agriculture,
the winter wheat throughout the
Siuth and the Gulf coast region Ls
very promising. Iu New York, on
account of sudden changes of temper
ature, an average crop is expected.
In Pennsylvania an Ohio the major
ity of the counties make flattering re
turns, while west of the Mississippi
and in the Northwest are more favor
able than usual. California will have
40.000.0UO bushels.
Beecher declines the vacation of
six month's voted him by his churcl
The body of David Eastman, the
t . C T 1.1 1 L.V.
llfTllllL III JirtK Kl II. Tltllllll raLlir-
,i;iv there, badlv gnawed lv rats,
Fleven buildinirs at l'lattsvillc,
Loss ?20,000; little insurance.
The army iu the North of -Spain
now numbers 40,000 men and 70
pieces of artillery.
llev. Abner Jackson, President of
the Trinity College, Hartford, Conn.,
died Sunday morning, aged (13.
Rev. Alvah Wisewall, assistant
clergyman of Trinity Parrish, New
York, has been summarily dismissed
by the vestry, because his influence
and usefulness have been impaired bv
his connection with a divorce tuit
brought by his wife.
Louis J. Keepers, a broker, is in
the New York tombs, under suspicion
Lf L;,Wnraiii iftcd with thp rrwitrnil
, v R , . , . ".
mm tiona ioreries oi last, summer.
lie makes the tenth person inciircer
atitl there for these forgeries. Their
trial will commence this week.
The smoldering of the fires in the
burnt district of Chicago continued for
a great length of time, and it was re
marked by a gentleman that he had
lighted a segar iu the ruins months
alter the conflagration. Instances are
not rare where fires have smoldered
for years. At Singer, Nimiek & Co.'s
Shcfiiled steelworks, Pittsburg, an ex
tensive smolderinjr tire, that batlles
the best c fibits to extinguish it, has
been discovered, dangerously near the
new meetinghouse. The ground front
ing on the river has been formed by
the deposit of cinders from the mill,
and may have been a hidden mass of
fire for one or two years. The firm
lost considerable from a fire some
time since. Various other Pittsburg
rolling mills have had such fires in
one instance known to have existed
for two years, and in another for some
cirlit or ten months.
The proposition to establish a di
rect trade tx-tween theMisMssippi val
ley Stales and Brazil by putting on a
line of steamships from New Orleans
to Rio Janeiro ii attracting a great
deal of attention in rit. Loui. A
speech, made before the board of
trade by CM. Samuel Read, of -New
Orleans, in which he fully explained
the project ?nd gave an tl. (borate ac
count of the benefits nnd profit- which
must inevitably result therefrom, is
publLJicd, and was subject to gener
al comment and approval on change
i:i that city Monday. All
classes of business men heartily en
dorse the scheme, and the pressspeaks
most favorably of it.
Texas is developing an incxhausta
hh supply of salt. I Ier bayous are
veritable mines of wealth, if properly
worked. One of the- tho Maguna
M.-idra is one hundred and twenty
miles long, and from three to six
miles broad, an 1 not more than eigh
teen inches dop. The water is rapid
ly evaporated, and the salt settles in
great quantities in the lxrttoin. The
amount of salt from this source is e.-ti-matc-d
at 1O,00i,HK bushels in the
season, which, it is s;iidt can be placed
on navigation at ton cents per bushel.
It is rumored that ex-President Jef
ferson Davis, who is at present in Eu
rope, has a war Uiok written, and
that it will be published in England.
ThLs work with that of General John
son's "Narrative, of the War," will
form a valuable literary acquisition
to war blrtory from a Southern stand
point. A dispatch received at San Fran
cisco on 17th inst, from San Difgo
says: Nearly ail of the Haulapas
Apaches have surronderd. Some of
the San Carlos Lidians were killed,
hut most of them having surrendered.
No recent complaint of raids into
Sonora.
A company has been formed at
Rime to estahli-h a railway from the
base of Vesuvius to the crater, to le
worked bv steam and roies. They
have already procured the model of
a tram wiacii received a puze ai me
Vienna Exhibition, and has been for
some time iu user at Buda.
An approximate estimate shows
tho acreage of wheat between the
Tc nne.- sse and 1 1 iwasseei iver's to be ful
ly a third larger than List year.
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, had a
? 150,000 fire Sunday, which broke out
in Fraizicr's tailor shop Forty-three
buildings were consumed. Lisurauce
small.
At Portland last Friday several
crusading women were arrested on
complaint of saloon-keepers whose
places they besieged.
The Evansville Courier states that
corn can he bought in that city the
vir round St eiijht cents per busheL
THE KEI.IUIOVS WORLD.
Tt- !j iit ;t!riioti.l tlmf tlirt wnrl- l
of Bible revision, now going forward j
in England, wiil require about six J
.L.;n,UiUit n,. i,o
presenteti complete to the public. I l'" D Maine, Iowa, arrow-guage
The fuUest harmony prevails among Itulroad a named the Granger .
the translators and revLsers. A gentleman who traveled extens-
A Protestant from the country who 'Y throughout Georgia, informs
spent the other Sunday in New York, Augusta Chronicle and Sentinel
told his wife, on his return, that he j that the: average m cotton will be
"attended Dr. Allan's church in the ! bout 2 per cent less than bust year
morning." He expressed himself as ! A larger area of land will be devoted
pleated with the Kaleidoscopic Chris- to wrn small gram The State
tianitv, but he said that he was sur-! Grange.of the Patrons of Husbandry
prised" to find that the Roman Ca tho- j recommend one-third cotton and two
lies now use the English language in thirds in corn, wheat and other siu h
their services. produgs as needful to the support of
The Gethsemane Baptist Church, I Ultn alt- T, . . ...
Brooklyn, New York, has enjoyed an Tlio Mobile Register gives the fol
almost continuous revival for two j 1winS counl: lhe Register
vears, during which some 250 have , L ni)t an orfer:in of the Grange. It is
been added to its. membership. Three ! something letter, for it is a friend
or four years ago it was on the verge I thnt wiU sITak thf tmt'1 to hem J?
of dissolution, but since that time I fjirnG!i auJ, nA?r: U th"u fo1,
alKiut ?20,000 have been expended in ! loW UP tbe hlld of the V1'ins ot so"ul
improvements, all of which is paid but
85,000.
We observe by the "Business Notic
es" of the Pittsburgh Catholic that the
ofFer is still continued in accordance
with which "a Mass w ill be said in St.
James church, of Sewickley, Allegheny
Co., Pa., every Saturday for ten years,
for all of those, living or dead, who
shall give, or for whom shall lie given
once, one dollar, to help that lioor
though willing congregation to pay j
the heavy debt on their church.
Thc Iev. Henry Ward Beecher
makes thisanswer in the Christum Un
ion toa query as to whether it is wicked
to dance: "It is w icked whenitis wick
ed, and not wicked when it is not
wicked. In itself it has no more mor
al character than walking, wrestling,
or rowing. Bad company, untbntlv
hours, evil dances, may make the ex-
ercise evil, good company, wholesome ar satisfied lrom wnai uuy natc.
hours, and home iiifhicnces may make I ni a'l heard that the recommcm a
it a verv great benefit. " j tions of thc State Grange, 9 t. the
The New York Methodist says that j proportion of the ground that srhould
the churchmen are still verv' bitter ! devoted to cotton, are being fait.i
upon Bishop Cummins. The Rev. j iHy complied witn As .hiring tho
Mr. Mc( Juire, of the diocese of Mary-! wr it was regarded a-, in a measure
land, in a letter of nuieli sww-tm treasonable to plant much cotton, so
and humility, Announced to Bish-! w the feeling is genera! among far
op Whittingfiam his withdrawal from j irs that it would be reprehenMole to
the Protestant Episcopal Church, and 1 fail to comply with the recommenda
andhis intention to unite with the j tion of the grange. By this means a
"Reformers." To this Whittin-ham 1 prent good has lcn accomplished, a:ul
replies: "One perjured bishop no "more i sufliciency for man and lieast t:m
makes a church thin Oueswallow m ikes j already assured. If the season proves
a summer." Will the Maryland dio-; propitious, the limited amount in cot
cesan tell us if some of the" founders i ton will yield more than has been
of the Church of England were not ! gathered in any year since Wl.
Unman Catholic l.ishtii? Were thev
perjured? And is or is not the whole
Anglican body founded on peijury?
The argument Ls just as good for his
own church as for its American oil
shoot. Ditnjrrron Frrnltw of tlir Ml!"'!
There is imminent dantier thft a
at-ni1.'o if loflf i iiiiT"rf,n,f inT :
overMemnhis. For some vears the
.. For some vears thc ! f hc prescription upon whi ther
as, fifty or sixty vards : prociucd lmuor.
parated tho MLsfeppi I 'lcrfl ,K ,,nf .aiy'nt' t':M
tc-hic and Wolf riveis, j M " " ' 'V'
eadily wearing awav. i P';1 l!!!.,to rev,,terti!d .F'' -i''"-rs
and protKTtv-holdeVs ,'-in n-ganling this as mi eva-
narrow islhnms. fifty or si.xtv van's
wide, that separa
from Iioosaliatcl
has lieen stea
have not been unmindful of 'the fact, j -"!"". A T'" ir hirf n,,.,fi
andnowand then have visited theplaee tho cSr il lv: "ll .1VM
where the waters of the -rent river : "J 11C . F'l'l'"" wont.! 1 . v.v
r,r nt last ononod a wnv across the
country toMemiihis. What may 1'
inc consequence oi mis u.vcrsion oi
.i. a eti. i: ,v ;.,
., ' . e ..ir. i: . ..jr.
lioooiiou Ol oic jTir.-ii i ii, iu i.?
.... . ti 1 . ..
lmmssioie to preuict. i ue river s c ur -
. e i i
.., 1. :... ..i..'" . .1
iiok iori-1 ii'riiuiM Lite; mhii: at u:u
very point at which this ere vaso has
been made. If thc resistless volume
of water move on a straight line, it
may sweep away several sawmills,
and the navy-yard, and then transfer
to New Orleans that gre::t heap of
sand lying in the midst of the stream
just opposite the foot of Union street.
But no living man can anticipate the
conduct ormovementsof the Mivlssip
pi. A vast deal of property is involv
ed, and, by bare possibility, even the
admirable new courthouse, guaranteed
to last as such for the full term of
twenty vears (!). Since all this may
be seized by the father of flood, and
swept in among Lads jettirs, or
block up the Rarrataria (..anal, and .orn
pother the gulf stream, it might be ; - .
very well for persons interested, and Buffalo-gnats are causing serious m-
for those in authority, to investigate jury to stock in South Meinph'u.
the facts and possibilities to which we
refer, and if anv great calamity, as ' Jth Billings acknowledges an un
asserted by a correspondent, impend come of 820,000 per annum.
over the great jail, tnat cost tux-payers
half a million dollars, measures to
prevent it should 'be adopted. Ap
jtcal. 111 HIS 111 nils: uu tiiijuii.-M i vuum- i
tion, Mr. Dexter A. 1 lav kins fats:
"Between the years 1867 and 18t"0
one-half of the population of France
could neither read nor write; and out
of this one-half came, during those
years, ninety-five jx-r cent, of th:
persons arrested for crime, nnd eighty
seven per cent, of those convicted of
crime. In New England only seven
per cent, of all the inhabitants above
the age of ten are unable to read or
write; yet, outcf that small minority
of illiterate persons comes eighty jier
cent, of the criminals. In New York
and Pennsylvania seven crimes sre
committed by ignorant persons to one
by educated ptrsons; while through
out the whole country the ratio is as
ten to one."
Tlie currency inflation bill, which
passed yesterday, if it l.e approved by
the President, Will at once set free a
great volume of currency now deposit-j
ed and idle in banks. The value of
thLs currency is somewhat lessened, i
and since money becomes more abnn -
Ann n.mvnf S-olll. Will v PnlinilPf'.l !
uaxit, jiw.iij ..... -
ed. Since taxatiou makes real estate
unsalable. thLs useless money will be
invested in cotton-mills and other
j manufactures, and industry and spec-
uiat;()11 lu.,y p greatly stimulated.
iii-ii;
The Boil t omlis to i Head.
Private dLpatche receivetl in Ral
eigh from western N. C. on thc 17th,
inst, report severe and heavy rumb
lings in Bald and Stone mountains on
Thursday last. The trembling of the
earth was felt more than one hundred
miles from the mountains. The shocks
are more severe than before, and it Ls
firmly believed by scientists that an
eruption Ls imminent.
A special to thc Austin (Texas)
News reports Brown's company of
minute-men routed by a party of In
dians in San Saba county, killing
several. Lone Wolf is again report
ed ou the war-path, bound for Texas
to avenge tha death of his son.
gg'jaMT'w;vAsE.amt
the jR.r.r.s.
claimed that one thousand gran-
tt I
wU1 b estaU-jhcJ in Georgia
January 1st, lio.
!- Paradoxical The new engm
c on
pmiopius umi
SirutK out ni;i leiuimiu w"11"
tion, improvement and mutual pro
tection. But let them be just to oth
er callings, and beware in their blind
confidence of every ma that wears
the colors of that order, that they do
not fall into the hands of those sharpest
of briers, the trading politic 1 ofiice
seakers. From the con versa tion of Hon. S. S.
Scott and Maj. W. S. Gordon, of Rus
sell, and Gen. George D. Johnston,
of Perry, officers of thp State Grange,
we learn tluit the area of Alabama
land devoted tocorn, wheat, oats, etc., Ls
greater by far than was ever before
known. These gentleman hnve had
unsurpassed ojiportunities to learn the
exact agricultural status, and their
statements may therefore lie accepted ;
semi-official, to says the least. They
Mttjomrry Aivrn.cr awl Jiau.
The St. Louis Globe has a letter
from Mount Vernon, Illinois, which
gives nn account of a new kind of
crusadin'' prat iced in thi't town
I la.-t Friday. Mrs. S. Wilson, kccciu
prl. panied liy her sister-in-law, Mrs.
i 1 nomas afstni, v.cnt to t.e tirug-
r-tore of E. M. Sh
iherd and demand-
' l1 f.he prescription upon
b:-:-b 1
: hu.-btiuit Iroucd liuuor.
' "rams out, ana prcnte't ino
tol to his head in a state ot srreat ex-
i i.i i. ..
, -.. .
ever, an 1 Mrs. ibon was fmallv m-
t 1 fnu-llL. ATOf tV V. as ::it;. ji.iw-
i T , -.
! ilriei d to c.i 1 on Dr. Port r. vh
, " ,
I "ho did with a drawn wcipon.
and
! oblj-inod a speedy revoca.ti-r.i of ta-.
: -
pnvcriptioii. i no ladies tucn n:rtr-ii-ed
to Hiophord's saloon nnd IV. Joh:.
son's drug-store, and wiili pres?nto,l
arms gave them their order., after
which they went home, mm h to thc
relief of the doctors and salocui.-ts of
thc town.
A new idea with regard to weddings
has been invented in Connecticut.
A citizen of that State announcta that
his golden wedding will como of just
thirtv years from date, and olicrs a
liberiirdiscount on any present.; l.js
fiifnds design to make hi;n. Vi'e
advise all who should ever adopt this
svstcm. to make the di-eounf l.w'-o, or
no 1 n . 1
you will come out of the little tml of
Prince Aathur of England ha-join-ed
the Free Masons.
XEUr ADVERTISEMENTS.
NOTICE OF
Stockholders' Meeting.
f Orrtrg or Cr.Ti:.v!. R n.nD Co.,
W ATP.it Va!.!.ht. Miss.. April if,, lT-4
A genernl mee:ina of the Stockholders of tne
MISMSril'l'l i KN I HAL I! AILkOAU t'O.M-
I'AN Y will be lield nt this oScc ou
TUESDAY, 26th DAY OF MAY,
174. at 12 o'clock M.,fir thc purpose of tking
a: tiou upon nn agreement for the rnnrolidation
of fuiil C'unipni.y ailh the New Orleans. Jack
em & i:re:it Northern Knilvnad ('onipnny, arid
the proceedings of the Hoard of ilirectors in
reference thereto.
liy order of tho President and Directors.
A. M. W ES r,
K. P. NEEDY. Pre-idfiil.
Secretary. aprii-tdm
Ezecutor's Notice.
! i,dt thee ,,f n. A ri
I ni.xt. or we wiUSda.-e the claims in tho hands
Will
s of
ay
: girifr tnr efti itrXT ion
A. M HKOWN.Ex'r.
W. Y. WILLIAilcON Adia.
AplG-lm.
1 r-Tiic-iol TrjOTriirnorifc!
T F
PARKER. MILAN, TENN.. WILL
i-ell you a
PIANO OR ORUAJT
as cheap or cheaper than the cheaixnt
apl6-3m
.ISI
AT HIS OLD STAND, COR. MAIN
A FK0NT STREETS,
TVTTT- v Tvrr rsrJXsT.,
Staple & Fancy
GROCERIES
ao
Plantation Supplies.
Eeepi cuDf tantly on band a fall (apply of G ro
eexieg. buught at bottom pricei for Ca?h, and
telUst
Small Profits for Cash!
Give him a eall agfTT poriaricg elfewher.
Diarli ly
G. S. Cunningham,
4'JINT fJ
Paducah Marble Works
GBAVE-STONKS, MONi'MKNTS", AND
anythiua iu the Marble line furui'Wl at
price that emiipare fav..ra
cla.-? houe in the rouutry.
ply m
All vork Kiiaran-aplO-ly
tocl to (IT 5au.-lj tuu.
J0. T. CAUTBKL. M. a. KBJL.
carthel .t :;eil.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
TRESTOS, TENNESSEE,
Will pntrtiee in Oihaon and sdKiningeotinti.
(.'ollot-tiom promptly attrnde,! to. ap'.-ly
Something New.
i
A N ELEGANT A LIU .M FOR 2T. CENTS,
liolaiiiK Jl full iiid card, bouml iu full
Kilt rover, and suld at the luw prii-e of Ur cent.
snit.iMe for the I ket or centro table, tlnlera
niiie stent by mail, to-t aid. on receipt of 'Si
ccutd. U l'ir i'Ai t-eiiti, or t t',r 51.
Address lit R HOW Jt CO.,
lialtimore, fd.
ir-Anetits wanted. Catalogue of ll-ok,
1'ii-tureK, Ac, eut free. ap'J--t
J. B. Robkbtso. E. N. SKscia.
ROBERTSON A SPENCER,
ATT OR XE YS-A T-LA W,
MILAN. TENS.,
--7-It.L PRACTICE IN r.IPSON ANI j
V ndjoiiiing eouutie". S-ecial atteptioti 1
given to liiei-otlei-tion of Lluipn. mani-iim
AND EAST
VIA Till
LOUISVILLE & GT. SOUTHERN !
HA1I.KOAB I.IE. j
Thi'" is the Orent Tirect and Through Line, and '
the only All rail Route from all pcinta in
Trxif, Arkasss. Loci.taa. Mississif n,
Alaiaiia aid TksoiEasKa
to tha
North and East.
Pullman Palace Cars ;
Run via this Line both ways', ai follows :
I.oniiil! to Sew Orl?:na wMIio.Tt
fnaJuUMe to nrrr,,,, wlliont r'nnarr
hi. I.ont to 71mf tU wlthonl filling.
Lnnlnille to Little Kocil aliiJoat
rliane.
No Change of Cars
From Memphis. Montgomery, or Nashville to
XiOUIBVIIjIiS.
From Louisville our connecting Lines run
Fullmiin Peine Car through to East
ern Ci:it? without linnic. i::ak
i.ig a Oreut Through
CeotiooQos ill Rail Route East,
Avoiding all Ferrlt'3 and Truuftrt.
MAMMOTH CAVE,
The greatest of natural rnrio-it'f. is located
on (t,i line, i'as-eiiper- i :iu stop i vcraid v i i t
tlia Chv. a.n! usuaic lhir joun.ry i iH,..a...ure.
(iREAT InI1( EMENT3 fl EMIGRANTS! j
For romi-lete informa!n a to time, aoeom
ipiuiutioof and conr.t'-Tior,, se':,l to t . P. At
morc fol t'.'.e Lot isv tu.J .1 lKivAT Soi -.nt:i.x
.V.iNTHl.T i!i!i.iu Hviof. It c'n;fir. 'n;i
n:il end -K-lsct reading matt.'r.a? vrel! iis raii.ad
news. '. P. A f.'oolif;,
Ogn'l P.i-s. tt i ieke Agent.
mart! ly I.orJ.1 ilXS, Si Y.
NASHVILLj
.i' a r m
union ol iiinariean, i
THE PEOPLE'S PAPER.)
7?eJrrnt New. Fmily. Cominerrint. Fo- ,
liti'ul and Ag.-iriiiiurfit .lo'.ri.ai ol the .-"u'.h.
Zt 'le iflegrai hie ;"-v. frfta all p.'.rt of
tl.e worl;i lis non as any other pui.er o;,i.:;thea
in Ain- -i--.i. , '
j f t i r?". liy ulegraib. li.e gonerm nni-s nr
tnOHv. .I'll" n n j '"" I I ' v
lirhed ii f-.e 1'i'i'e.-' S!'':'".
iiiotati'ir.s of all f-)'t-ian and djiuesti? ni,.rts.
"V :vi'ti wrk hy vock. '
it o!n, i v l-:-.-.-ii. every dir. t'ie -h s- 1
in 1 i"t.:;i "i if " !, stocks a nil l!:!. in this :
ri-y nod in Now ork. of the d.iy he ('". i
11 nit ih, li:vi!y. s-emi-Weekly n-. I 1 eeVly. j
the eurieut uiarivot price in the cilr ;f Naeh- j
v.i t.f every arli'.'e of produce aod trade in j
'1 cin''se. 1
It ile to Hie m""h!iMe an arpount rr ev
ery new inven : n i-nloul itcd to advance his ia-terc-t
hy li ssv niT'g his labor.
It la n Auoiirial cUrouirlc. which pnhli-h-e
ti the iieople every fa't in the finances of the
Shite and country calculated to advance or re
tard their inti-rr-ts.
i t faiTe ail the mrrcnt ncdiii'-"! rews and
noveuients nt the rl'iy. and the hoT.en oi iuion
iff its "ondnctorR thrroon.
It titv r. II lociil. State and inii!rrl!uneoas
nc'v of t!ie :!;.
It silver j .od cliro of literature find p-vet-rr
fre-h. enrctVliy rhoren nnd entiTtainiiig.
' Its, Afrrlcit lineal anfl hou.s''h:ild columns,
hy Or. I-ANIEL LKE, if- nlnne employed
I v u faj er, ai'd wlio vtur.ds firit among the
("riontilic and prar-ti-nl airri-ulttfir'.s of thl
untry.l are full of pldiii tnlk to rarntr ami
liniisewivcs. aud advocate their interests in all
thing.
gcBg'.airTion, is aoTigcg.
PaVy frr mnutm by Mail,
Srmi-irerUy jcr annum, -Yr'crH-i
per annum.
fio.on
4.00
2. CO
Shorter jter'twU in propvtiion.
Address
UNION AND AMERICAN,
marts NiSHviLLg. Tinm
AND
ALL KiNDS OF PRINTING DONE
AT TILE
ANGE
OFFICE1
r i
ISTlilW YOEK!
Or other riu-e luu duiiieatei fr
IWatchcsL
CLOCKS, JEWELRY, de., d:
AUo,
GunaRcvolveraPistols
CABTRIUCE.S. Ae.. Ae.
AU rf"d wirrrioe-l rrpreenel. and fold
at irir-a thmt frrly l omaarlnea.
Work ai.d t'u tr-ia solicited.
W. W. WTI.KISON.
Milan, Teun.
luarj-ly
A. G. HAWKINS,
ATTORN f. Y-AT-IV"Wr.
HUXTIXGDOX, TEXX.
j Will a'.ve iirorrrt attention to all hnineai
intrusted to hi;-i-are. marUi-m
FasMonlmporinm!
Kr. & Mrs. Hallstrom,
T TltFra OLP STAND. THK "RED
jL Jl T'.UE." kot-p a Urge as.ortmuut ol
1 lj.viJir..-, cy junnrsD iiaio,
I LADIEb' DRESS GOODS,
' L,VDIE NOTIONS,
I LA DIE? SHOES, and
ladiks- c;ooim of all kinds ;
Too n i-. :v.em
ji nrJclt.
tj mer.tioa.
Ga and look for
raarl2-ly
Shepherd & Harrison,
deaUri in
GOO
-ETP rnST XTLY ON HAND AN
asavrtmcat uf
DRY GOOD, CLOTirTNG,
N'OTIONS, BOOTS, SHOES, j
HATS4 CAPS, HARDWARE,
QUEENSWARE, &c, Ac.,
whi-h thev will
'l sr the nwt rain prices.
I v' " 7 , . ,
iht-ir iiile:--t to ii. Uiore p'irchasir.g ei-e-
, a h.-re. ta-ir go-N :;re marked a tvw as
I er'?!
rriD will niia it to
tLey ta la. i -icir teruie are
A I I
fell, a h fsMx
! itflCl!
C.iil sr.t i-vii"r!ne
grcr.t pU'rure in sao
heir tnrk.
r.g goods.
7bey take
NOi
:th side main street,
corner. jackson st.,
'X'ZZX-kTsT.
CALIi AT
BRYANT,
JACKSON
& CO.'S
NEW STORE,
W1LA3. TEXX.
See Our Stock,!
Alvraya Complete!
BOOTS & SHOES,
FIATS ii XOTIOXS.
Gent's Fine Faucv Suits at
LEVA NT, JACKSON & CO.'S
Bov's and Youth's Clothing at
" BRYANT, JACKSON & CO.'S
Drv-G'xids and Groceries at
" BRYANT. JACKSON & CO.'S
I lard wa is and (ucensware at
BRYANT, JACKSON & CO.'S
Ladies' and Misses' Sltoes a speciiiltvat
BRYANT, JACIvSON & CO.'S
Quick Sales at
BRYANT, JACKSON & CO.'S
Small Profits at
BRYANT, JACKSON & CO.'S
Bnsv Proprietors at
"BRYANT, JACKSON A CO.'S
Polite Clerks at
BRYANT, JACKSON A CO.'S
Ac, Ac, Ac, Ac, Ac, at
BRYANT, JACKSON & CO.'S
mainly
L.W. Deshong
FIRST DOOR ABOVE E. A. COLLINS'.
MAIN STREET.
TJZ ZXV.ZSrv T,I3I'IsX.
Da.ilar So
General, Staple A Fasct
Confectioneries,
TOBACCO, CIGAES
AXO
WHISKIES.
A p-eia't made ef .nrplyin Hie eoontry
t'ade. ai m take tn ex. h-:nee fur trxAi all eonn
try rr-dj-:. alioi!i tiitf b;oet prio tur
Tory srtcics of eounlry barter.
Havii.c bouiht entirely tor Cash, will s-U tse
fame wny.an J at tl:h"rt"t profit ad tniwibljs.
Saiit-iona a rail fmm th pnbiie, B Wtil 0
pleased at any Rzio W price guoda.
uart-Sia
GEOOIEHS,
C. h. Mills.
MILAN, TENN.,
THI
Cheap Gash Store
to
DRY-GOODS,
CLOTHING,
HI
;ll.
HARDWARE,
GROCERIES, &.c, &c.
R. C,
Y?7T
Di-W r a
.1 .J -
A.t "Wholosalc.
Don't ask f r Crt-bt-llcit
that trade.
-we do r,ot siv
mai5-ly
Bargains!
Bargains!!
arm m
Bargains
iil
Having detortained to retire from t?ie hui
ncv. 1 1, air my
Entire Stock at Cost!
My 5rk well ait"! i;h .l'"ir:iM
(i-'O'.H.rir.i rer-rtn- n : n sc tj..4i- will tin I
t ibis a rare th&ui f'r urfh:L"i: x. Mj Sn-.-W ct
"HP
mi'
il
Will be kr; t
coM'PJLTyric
And s..M
I'ntil tie Slock is cki'.n .1 out.
A SPECIAL BARGAIN
i, or, 1 or? ' ui.e
; w-,,. st,,, ,
j yv .,.-ltlf, i;f.i,,
W,r! 1 tss rcrfl one who wnul-l r:n."L-" t0
't his sue-Moa a i rur r
;!inr" i( K. A.
, Hals. V. ti. Yasitoui. . U. Li ,ls.
EalsJashoskiOo
TThilotiT, ami r..Tji'. al-r.'
PROVISIONS,
Field & Garden Seeds,
!f2
Hi
KIK.
DOOR.S, PASU, BLINDS, AV.,
OVR TERMS are ca?ti or EROMTE.
Striclly. L'nn't poli'-it any er--dit trade.
Our stock will alway be found cuiuIete aad
at bottom prieoa. (iive us a call,
ni aro- ly
BALED & SIMS,
dealers la
Groceries,
dueensware,
Tinware,
Liquors,
Wines, &c
WEST SIDE JLVIN STREET,
Barter Uken in exchange for anytbiog in th
bouse.
TERMS STRICTLY CASH.
mar5-ly
S. F. RANKIN,
ATTORNE Y-AT-L A W
ASO
SOLICITOR IX CIIAXCERY.
MILAN. TENN.
Will pratire in Gibson and adiini eonntie.
tlFFtn : 1 irt door over Jordan 9 Orns ..tore.
mar-lT.
FOR SALE.
I. O. O. F. Hall and Lot,
3IILAN, TENN.
For Term apply ti,h r.aer-i?TeI Conimit
te. V. -. H. 'OLKV.
V. E. E A 1 1 1 I T,
J.il. ELANJi.: cIIIP.
Mareh S-im.
J.J.KICMRDSON,
Physician Surgeon,
(C'E? at Jord:n' loru.)
MIL.
Br-Iy.
N, TENN
tu3NSI
GROCERIES,
M bUituldl liliU
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