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APPEAL. MEMPHIS, TENN., STTI) A.Y, SEPTEMBER 5, 1869. ESTABLISHED 1840. vol. 30 -sro. 5 SUNDAY BY TELEGRAPH. tx Ik aoiithwtstern Prat .mll" NEW YORK ITEMS. Citizens Reform Meetir-g - BreokJyn -$40.-000 Picked up ia the Street. New York, September 4. A Citi zens' Association was formed in Brooklyn last niglit. An address was adopted urfring citizens to Join irre tiiiective of parties, in order to reform the municipal laws and reduce the taxation of the worktiigmen ol that eity. This body ignore the action of the late Labor Congress claiming ttiat It was run in the interest of the poli ticians. It is possible that a mass meeting may be held to consider the subject. A box containing 40, "00 and valua ble papers were round on the street last night, which had been stolen, but found useless to the thit-vtv. MINOR TOPICS. Iowa Senator Resigned. Chicago, September 4 -A private letter from Pais says the Hon. Mr. Grime-, of Iowa, ha resigned his seat in the United States Senate, to take effect on the first ol October next, and that he will not return to this coutitry till next year. Ills health Is M.me w hat Improved, but not suffieierrtly o for him to re-uine his public duties at the beginning of the next OMfttm. His term expin s on the 4th of March, 1871. SENATOR raUDTDBP UELPJES.SLV I LL. PoBTLASD, 3eptemler 4. At mid night last night both of Senator Fes euden's physicians gave up all hopes of his recovery. lie is gradually sink ing, and appears to be in. a delirious utiipor. He was taken 1 uesday worn, j ing with stoppage of the bowel., since ; which time the disorder ha atminiHl a violent form, inthunatlou having si : in. It is thought he may poiui live until morning, but his death ll a mere question of time. GOVERNMENT KVSPrt. fcT. Lovw, September 4. Oeneral Sheridan has directed the transporta tion of tt0,0u0 to Little Rock, for the use of the Paymaster there. HOTEL CHANGE. Lotisvii-LE, September 4. The celebratid talt Hou-e ! ringed hands to-day. CapL S. F. Miller retires and Col. J. P. Johnson, of Arkansas, has bought his interest and nurceeds him as proprietor. Col. Johnon is well known as the former chief of Qtm. Breckinridge's staff. Capt. Miller leaves in a few days for Europe. HEALTH OF SECKKTAKY KAWLINS. WASHINGTON, September 4. Sec retary Kawliua' heallh this morning is improved, although he has been very low. His physicians think he will be able to attend to his official duties very soon. NEW ORLEANS. Supposed Filibuster Gone to Sea. New Orleans, September 4. The steamship Lilimi, an ex-blockade runner, and very fast, departed for Florida jorts. Her destination i doubtful. TREASURY AOLNT KELEASKI'. TJx-Hpecial Treasury Agent Sproule, charged with complicity in the Cus tonihoue frauds uuring Fuller's ad ministration, was to-day released on bail. Another party was arrested for complicity in the -ami' frauds, on affi davits o!Sprou!e and Keniller, but released on bond-. ENGLAND. Canada nInttern-Biirlincaine and His Treaty. London, September 4. The Impe rialist journals of Paris express dis content at Prince Napoleon's speech, and declare that he went too far. The general opinion is that the Prince dis played great ability and a liberal spir it. " The Morning W of to-day has an editorial on Canadian matters, which ays the consolidation development of Canada emigration is increasing. The Government is active, and rela tioas with the L'uited States is in a tair way of improvement. The peo ple and money are w ry great. It is desirable to let Canada show that these can safely and profitably be sent there, aud the old country will lie found supporting and invigorating in a better manner than in supplying her with inadequate gurri-on-. The P$t - that liiirlfcrame received a dispatch from the Kiii, expressing Ids entire satisfaction witn the treaty, and announcing that aata iaction would be exchanged shortly. VIRGINIA. Opinion of At'.orney General Hoar. Richmond, September 4. The fol lowing is Attorney Oeneral Hoar opinion received this morning by Gen. Canby: Attobney General' OrriE. Wjisbimuton, August &, lie. I To Hon. J. A. Raw lins. Sctrnlary or W ir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter ol Juiy .7. Isu9, in which" you request my qjjui ionupon so much of questions sub mitted in letter of the Commanding Oeneral of the First Military ilisirict, dated R'th mat., and accompanying papers, copies of which are included, a" refers to legal qualifications of offi cers to be elected under the prop)sed Constitution ol the State of Virginia, and especially upou the question whether persons eU-cted to office in such State under said Constitution are required by the supplemental act of July 1!. 15". 1I lke and subscrilie to theoath preacribed or referred to in tuition second of said act before enter ing upon the duties of their PMpnotiri effices. The latter auction is the nly one indicated with such distinct ness as to enable me to fuiiy satisfy nivselfthat iUpurKrt L appreheuded, ' and I therelore coiiUne my an-wer to that. Bv statute of April 1, 186J, ruristereil voter- of 'irgmia were au thrired to vote on the question of the adoption of the Constitution for the Mate, aud at the name time to ftle-t officers under it, nubject to the appnv val of Ongreas. The vote ban been taken in pursuance of the provisions oftheaet, aodthe elation held, and mine part- of the Constitution submit ted have been adopted by the people and other- rejected. The parts of the proposed Constitution thus adopted, if they shall le approved by Con fjreas, will be the Constitution of Virginia utider which all its officer will be determined by it, when Virginia is restored to its projier relation to the ountry as a rotate of the Union, it officers aud Legislature will b.- such as the Consti tution of the State paovkUa, deriving their power from that instrument, aud it will clearly not bo in the H)er of Congress to impose any require xuenta of additional qualifications upon thetu diljrent from those which piider tba Cooitltuliuu of 0 State uiay be required in all the ! State?. It therefore, any test were i to be imposed or tne L.tfisiaiure. uot nriviilHl lor I'V tile ConsuiuiMiu 01 Virginia, or anv restrictions imposed upon the people of the State in their choice of officers, not recognised by it, and not made applicable under the legitimate power of Congress to all States, the Legislature and officers ULiuid not in my opinion be the Lts- isfSure and officers of Virginia under , Its Constitution. I do not see that t '.ingres-can undertake to furnish the ; State with a suitable Legislature to start with, or exercise any control j over its composition which could not he exercised over subsequent legislatures. I am therefore of the opinion that the oath ' prescritied by the statute of and by statute of July li, 1S67, chapter 3d, section 9, required to be taken by all persons elected or ap isjinted to office in the said Military Liistrict under any so-called State or Municipal authoritv, and is uot to be required ol the officers of Virginia, or members ot tne Legislature elected under the new Constitution. It does not seem to me what provisions of this Sth section, which are applicable to governments of States under mili tary authority, were intended to ap ulv to the Legislature and officers un der which the isiate is to be restored to its proper relations to the Union, and by whom albverament ot the State is to be administered after resto- ration. Thi.i opinion is strongly con- firmed by reference to second section of the same act to suspend or remove from office, or from the performance of official powers, any officer or person holding or exercising or professing to hold or exercise any civil or military office or duty in said District under any ower, electioa, appointment or authority derived from or granted or claimed under the so-culled State gov- ernment tiiereof, and to detail a com- petent officer or -oldier of the army to Crforni such duties, it would impossible to suppose that Congress would intend that Legislature under the Constitution of a State could have its members ap- pointed by u detail ot soiuiers oi ine army. The reasonable MMtaoa I 4M-m to me to be. thit it was not in tended that any such legishUiun should be allowed to exist until rccunstruttuiij was completed, except for the limited and qualified purposes requisite for reevn-truetion, butun the other hand I tully concur with the views of the General commanding in Virginia, that under the reconstruc tion acts of Congress no officers or legislators are competent or snouiu oe nermittfcd to exercise any functions or 1 powers ol" his ofilcp within that State, , except so far as these nets themselves provide, without taking the oath, i which is referred to in the statute of isttT, above quoted. The act of April j 10, 1ih, requirw tle legislature 10 meet at a time which it designates that it is to meet, wnicn implies ma 1 it is to come together for some pur- I pose. It is required, unaer me pre vious law, to act upun tha question of adoption of the UUi amendment to the Constitution of the United States before the admission of the State to representation in Con gress. I am of the opinion, therefore. that it may come together, organize aud act upon that amendment, but that until Cbngfean shall have ap- proved the(V,iititutiun and theacttoa i . i . 1. , , I .. . . i - Of., rt under it, and it shall restore the State to Its proper place in tne vmmm "i recognizing its form of government as republican, and admitting it to rcpre seutatioii, the Legislature is not en titled and could not without violation of law, be allowed to transact any business, pass any act or resolve, or undertake to assume any other function of a Iislature if the test oath has not boen required ot its members, and that no oeicer elected Under the new Constitution can etut. upon the dut.es of his offi'.-e without taking the oath while the military government continues. Vtty re spectfully, E. ft. Ho ah. Attorney Genaral. BAIBOAD M ATTEST. The papers of to-day state that the Norfolk and Great Western Railroad Company concludes its deliberations in this city by entering into contracts for the sale of 60,098 acres of land now he!d and hereafter to be acquired to the Virginia Internal I.and Company, composed of a number of wealthy Men of New York. Another Im portant matter brought to the con sideration of the Norfolk and Great Western Railroad Company, was the subject of the consolidation of their line with the Memphis and fcl Pasc and Pacific Railroad. The Railroad Directors had an interview with mem bers of the Executive Committee of the roads, and took initiatory steps for the purpose of making that road a part of the Southern Pacific Road. A Committee was appointed to coufer with the Committee of the tfuuthern Pacific Road'and to make a contract for the eonsolidat i'iii of the IkmuIs. Gen, Canby will issue a proclama tion for an dectioii about tine 15th inst. He is delayed by disputed returns from one county. The State offi earn will be installed on the assembling of the Legislature. TELEGRAPHIC MARKETS. NEW YORK. New York, Spptombort. Cotton firtn; ilea 500 bales; uplands irc. Flour f5 a0 Si, cloning uc lower. Whinky $1 1 1 UlW. Wheat, Anils r, Tennessee 1 82. pilaw nildia ntnlj active. Cuba sugar 11 . 'il'.e. Cora, sound, 1 18tl !. Monev. Active, at 007. Sterlinj: dull, at (s84. Tn prilicip.il router to-day washe liol lrooni, which was the scene of inui li excitement. Various rumors were aiarted during ib 1 v relative to the ac tion of the Qwvtamenti iu inereaaing the amount of wiles of Hold next week, which were offset bv others that tbe Sec ret arv of the Treasury will not niter his programme already made public. Efforts were made to break down the price bv parties, who threw two aud aquarter mil lion irold In the market, which furred a decline, but the market rallied again, cloning t 1 AfiW- The rate for carry ing until Monday were Ma,' per cent. Joverniiiente were lower in tbe morning, but Wither IhU evening, closing Btrong. SUale bond steady; new Tennessee H7t NEW ORLEANS. Nxw Orleans, September 4. Cotton quiet; sales 16S bdest; middlings Sae; receipts K bales; exrts cvastwine bales. Flour dull; buirfine S5 Kj XX (6 30; XXX same. Corn, mixed f 1 ; wl.it $1 0-j. Oils Wf.tfitc. Hav36. Pork MS 40. Baix.u I-1' -IK Vil-'c. Lard aoViiciiTc. Sugtr 11 tla.ii. Molassi" 60! 7jc CofTee i4T,'-16c. Whisky 1 22W l 25. Gold uS<o3i. Sterling 14H'. New York "ight par. CINCINNATI. pRsenmATl, September 4. Family flour 6 '0. CornflMlOS. Oats 34(i5So. Wbiskv beld at $1 10. Pork (33. Bulk shoulders 13'v'i sld"S loWe. Buoon shoulders Hams liffl 15V,c; sides lHc Lard lWsJr. lie. Sugar i:;U(al8.!. Wheat, rel.l :'-'; white, SI 4l 44. But ler 2735c. Ryelte. ST. LOUI8. 8t. Lons. September 4. Superfine flour $f 2fi. Wheat, no -pring otferlog. t'orn Ka.e. Oats 4s.-t .,c. Barley 1 10, Whisk v"l ltii 1 It- Uio'' rles quiet and unchanged. Pork : T6&34. Bulk sh iuldTs 14c; sides 18c. Bacon shoulders c- sides lSWlSto. Lard 18 Xc. CHICAGO. Cuicaoo, September 4. Flour, spring ex-ra, M 74v7 00. Whejit H 3Qil Corn 88'S754c Oatt. K.ve MV( Barlev ft SZfit 1 M. Hlgbwiues 06. CubasJarl3K(ftHe. Pork M3 So. Lard ISHlivtfHe. Bolk shoulders 18Su Ua LOUISVILLE. ! Locisvi le. September 4. Superfine mmr v9o a. Orain Hnd croiwlcs un- ciiangeu. Tobaoco. sales 41 hluls at 3 to $30 60. Pork fcWK 3-1 ."0. Ruron shoulders 16c; sides 15Ho. flams SHS" , ara SOHc Whisky 1 13. FOKKiOV. LojfDOK, September i. money PS. 5-20 bonds of 1 85K ; of -C7, h23-(. 10-40s of at Frankfort I.tviRpnoL SDtemor -Consols for 2,83;,; of 'GO. J, 76. 5-20S t. Cotton dull; middling; uplands ISHd; Orleans ; . ,; silf, o;i.u IM.es; .p"M "' sioeulmion 10U0. California white wheat Us 4d: red Western l"s 4d. Western flour 2s M. Com 30s 6d. Oats Ss 6d. Peas 4is. POSTAL TELEGRAPH. How it will be Injurious to Press and People. To Col James Coleman. Superintendent W. LT. T(?lejrraph Company, Memplus: When in days of "auld lang syne" you were engaged, with others, in erecting telegraph lines, with your own hands, did it ever occur to you that a Government, grown powerful and defiant, by a long course of war illhJI. u;iuli eoollv moot the nrooosilion to Lake io-.es.-ion ;f the 1 ork 0f your hands, or else render It ! valueless to its proprietors by building separate lines which would virtually j K. a complete monopoly? I find I maUy intelligent persons who believe i tnw yovernment ought to own and j wor the telegraph, because they have absurdly enough stuffed with the i Um that the tariff would be lower j unj..r Government regulation. II , sud COmeto that point after a while i 1 amj sna show how unsupported is I j lnat opiuioa by tacts. At present 1 qriaJAa deal with the more important i j question arising from the effort to ere- : ale a JKHtal telegraph, whether opin- ! I ion ij free anj uncorrupt.d, j whether the press can enjoy it con- Ltitutional immunity, whether the state can be a free ltepublic under I the telegruph-postal system, proposea j by jfr.ash borne. Hive ttie Uovernment a complete svstem o; telegraph lines permeating all the States and Territories, and there cannot be a doubt that it will bani-h ail competition. A Government ot Vibl re-ources and unlimited puwers of taxation can afford to loe, in order to drive com petition from the tieid. It can enact laws, too, which will restrict and hmnner 0000411117 lines. Its uolicv u.-i 1 1 Iwadwiw to rniunetlon: because competition, as all such enterprises m managtsl by Governments with large swarms of vorthless partisans to regard, will entail the necessity of drawing large! v from the public treas- urV) to support the monopoly, we assume, under the state of facts, there- foke, that, U being the policy 01 rue Government to create monoply and haviug the jiower to do so, it will ; sooner or later bring about that re- j suit, whenever it shall own its iude- ! pendent lines. Looking out from this standpoint, what must we necessarily behold, j The vast and ramified interests of telegraphing, including dispatches tor the press, munagtd by a parti, and ! that party the one which has posses Kjon Uj tfK, Central Government! A . . . I . J ew vears a'-o sucn a nrosteci wouiu have"" i&trii.-i.i and Hhtrnied the boldest among us. And there ute those hare ready to vindicate such a usurpation uud prostitution of power, upon the plea that Government oould giv" us cheaper dispatches. They would he the first to cry out against such an idea, if Government were to undertake to run cotton plantations, on the priv text that it could prow cheaper cotton, or to do the rarrymi; trade, becaHse it could turnish cheajr freight. The plea Is iiisuttii ieEt, eyen if true. The party that manages the Govern ment yul'd act with a disinterested ness which no party has ever been known lo eihibit, if it did not use its newly acquired and all psuerful pat ronage to advance its interests "mid pnrpetuate its existence. Lei us con sider what this patronage would amount to, and how it might be :ind would be abused. From W ashington Citv, the center of political manage ment, to any pvrt of the I'nion a fact or a falsehood, advantageous to the incumbents, a threat, a command, an opinion an innuendo could be flashed, in an instant, on the eve of an impor tant election, which might turn back the tide of popular rising and hold in pondage a nation. It may be said tiiat their otiputients would be allowed the same use of the tetugvaph as them selves. Did ever an interested party deal thus fairly with opponents? fake the postffice, When has been the time that the post-offioe would uot hurry forward the dispatches, doc uments and letters of the reigning ...ii v, in advance ot those sent by the fI..t ':;. .,. S ..A ihu I..:.. . luce u n Imheriln in eaavfivinnr intelli gence, compared to the telegraph! It may further Ik alleged, in support o! 1 Mr. Was'iburue's proposition, that the j laws can restrain the officers and em ployes from excluding their oppouents From a participation in the benefits ol the telegraph, llut the objector fails to consider that those who make, the laws will manage and manipulate the telegraph, and that they v ill do it to suit themselves. MoOhkIv ever dreamed, ten years ago, that any party wouiu over mmR :uu w mn franchise laws, so as to exclude Qppo-1 neuts and vure its owu continuance; j yet it has btM ojx'ulv and unblush- j ingly done, and the act proclaimed as i one oi tne iruiiM oi i pu nn ju;-hi. Now give a party the absolute mold ing of its own constituents ol its franchise laws and its suffrages -and it would ss'in it might proudly ex claim, "' jirrjHtua." Hut I do maiutain, and I believe, with sound reason, that if you endow the same party with the absolute control of the telegraph lines throughout the L'nion, its lease of power will be firmer and more fixed; and that it may boast that it has erected a foundation for its existence more durable than brass. A constituency thinks, has a conscience and, though warped tem porarily by prejudice and passion, may be brought finally to right reason. However ingeniously it may be created, it will abandon its patrons when interest lies in the opposite direction, or when awakened to the fact that the great interests of the country, in which each individual is interested, are being sacrificed. Now his awakening may and does occur through the power ful Instrumentality of a free press reinforced by a free telegraph. But let this free press be emasculated by sub sidizing its chief strength, the tele graph, and let a free telegraph be sur rendered into the hands of the govern ing party, and you have lent the arm of defense against corruption ami tyr anny and the instrumentality by which the people are to be aroused to a sense of public abuses, wrongs and corruptions, aud are to be brought to vindicate and right themselves. A telegraph, in the "hands of able plotter like Kouche ordtanton, would prove to be a spy into ever)' one's actions, and would spread throughout the country a terrorism which would sub due the masses to its will. The events of the last few years have proven that it is not so difficult tocow and humble a people born to tbe inheritance of Imdom, as w formerly imagined. The tinkling of Seward's little bell, or the telegraphic command.; of Stantou, once spread universal fear throughout the nation. The telegraph would thus become the fingers of the adroit and unscrupulous partisan tyrant to subdue opposition and enforce his decrees. The lightning, whose conductivity was discovered by the first Postmas ter General of the American colonies, Franklin, would thus be blended with the past, to effectually extinguish the liberties of the people, which he labored so ardently to pre serve. Such a desecration of the offices and discoveries of the illustri ous philosopher of Pennsylvania, should never be tolerated by a people who revere his name, and are now en joying the blessings of his initial dis covery, perfected by the mind of Morse, and cheapened and utinreo ny the corporative power of joint stock associations, open to free competition, and in the hands of the people them selves. I shall hereafter endeavor to point out how this free competition of rival teiegrapn interests nas culmina ted in tie most prosperous, cheap, prompt and reliable system of tele graphing in the world, as it now ex ists on this continent. Very truiy yours, LEOJ? TROUSDALE. THE MACKERELS. A Philanthropist Proposes to Re claim Them. An esteemed correspondent sends as the following, for which we find space cheerfully: It is all very well to cry over the shocking depravity of the " minor children who inhabit the blufls" those who rejoice in the name of " Mackerels." We read of their mis deeds, (pretty bad, I grant you, they seem,) and we kick them out of i.-ur offices and yards feeling we have done a virtuous act, If arrested, we have no doubt of their guilt and why should we? We were well brought up, and can youngsters brought up as these little wretches, be anything nut guilty? Does the thought ever come into our mind that there is not as much difference, after all, between the depraved mackerel and ourselves, taking Into consideration our educa tion and home-shelter and culture? It may shock us at first, but just look at it look at tbe labor expended on the majority of us where Is the return? Frequently U will be it. fcvor of the mackerel; tor take onr most virtuous, iiuiet and respectable citizens, ana contrast him with the little gamin, and you will find brains on the boy's side, fake that boy, train him, and you will have a man that the community yea, even the world, maybe will be proud of. That very self-reliance, capability of overcoming circumstan ces (too often seen now; under the guidance of a reformed character, will Ix- an ornament. These thoughts we,re suggested by an article in one of our papers to-day, aking " what are we doing for them?' Other cities have them more of them in numbers, and just as bad In dispo sition. Yet this fast la not fair; and here I dinVr from those who condemn wholesale. .Show but an Interest in them; try to teach them, and you soon yes, sooner than you expect have a trasting, confiding boy attached to you by ties never to be broken. This is no Eutopian view at all. All will not be honest at once. Take your not In hanta liqs or elsewhere, and dq they run honest? This requires work hard work. Some discouragement at times, but work as you would for a crop of cotton, a fortune In trade, an education In the professions, and you bava the same results. It Is a ques tion serious for the future of our city, as a matter of dollars and cents. A reform school is needed, no doubt, but that is for offenders, and some of these can be rescued ere that stage is reached. I know there are boys there no worse to-day than many who have homes and respectable parents. I have looked at the mutter, so far, in a busi ness point of view ; and now to those who profess to be Christians : Are we dsaiig our Master's service, ''going about doing good?" IJow much work do we do that is not purely sec ular? Tin-re la an organism, a noble one, too, that is kept up with diffi culty. They dp much good, but it should be so well supported that work ers would be In excess. Then the few teachers there now have as much as they can do. Others should be gath ering new ones in. The missionary cannot always reach them. Like the clergyman, they are forearmed against him." Woman, the most delicate, need have no fear. A lady's voice, gentle and sweet, is as music to one ' accus tomed to the harsh discord of wrang ling parents and neiKhtiors. The wri ter has had some little experience, and has seen the ''gentlest of the land" go into one of these cabins, at whose voice, " as at the voice of Him whom even the waves obey," all was calm. Don't utiderstaus! uie, for a moment, lo say all trouble is over $t once: but you have no Idea what an influence one of a higher station In life can have over such people. But then it is a dutv. Sooner than vou would ima gine it ceases to be a duty, and Is rather j I i I r t a pleasure to oe looaeu lorwaru to. Now the winter is approaching, our folk are coming home, refreshed by travel and recreation, (would not a mackerel be better for such a trip?) and if we will but look at this subject but one half hour as a duty, I am sure there will be more friends who are willing to work for the good of the little mackerel. Fcttbe. TO THE JEWS. Jerusalem Appeals for Aid. Shall She Appeal in Vain ? Wo have pleasure In making a place for the following, which we take from the Washington Chronicle: JzRCSALKa, July 30, 1309. To the Chief Rabbis, Heads of the Com munities of the United States of America: The Almighty God bless you out of Zion. We, the American Israelites residing now at Jerusalem, has, since June of last year, applied to our brethren in the United States for their sympathy and relief, through Rev. 8 M. Isaacs, Secretary of the Board of American Israelites of New York j but no response whatever has been made to our requests, though kindly for warded to him by our esteemed Con sul here. We have heard that large sums have been sent to Jerusalem from the United States, both for enlarging the almshouses, the house of refuge on Mount Zion, as well as for the relief of the poor and needy, but from which the American Israelites have been, as before, entirely excluded. We nave also heard that the Israel ites residing In the Holy City had the honor to excite tbe sympathy of his Excellency Qeu. Grant, President o the United States of America, whom we pray the Almighty Oneof Israel to grant long life and happiness; and we believe that his Excellency would 'be surprised if he knew that a few of his faithful citizens, i. . eighteen American Israelites now residing in tin-Holy City, have for more than a year applied in vain to their brethren in the nlted States for the relief t hey 0 largely aad generously bestow oa others who, though brethren in being the sons of Israel, still are not fellow- 1 citizens, while we sutler with our families often from want of even bread in onr sickness and old age. The only help afforded to us since I four years Is that of our humane and ' disinterested cousins iu this place. Brethren of the House of Israel, for sake not your fellow-citizens In the Holv City, and as you remember us. so may the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob) to whom we always offer our prayers for your welfare, both at the Holy Wall and on Mount Zion), remember you when you call upon Him in all your troubles, and when you bless him in your prosperity. Hoping to hear from you such news as shall raise a sonar of joy and thanks giving on Monnt Zioa, we beg that you will address all communications as follows: "Messw. B. Llllenthal and M. Kfcrppel, Committee on behalf of American Israelites, care of the United States Consulate at Jerusa lem." Aud we have the honor to remain your most obedient servants, B. LIUENTHAL, MEYKR KOPPEL. THE HABEAS CORPUS CASE The Sheriff Remanded to the Custody of the Coroner. Judge Harry Lee gave his decision la the habeas corpus case yesterday morning,. He ruled as follows: First, That the Inquiry on the part of this Court can go no farther than to ascer tain: First, was the commitment for a cause of aputempt specified by the statute; second, that the commit ting Court had jurisdiction of the sub ject matter of the contempt. Second, The Court is well satisfied that the Judge of the Municipal Cuurt has no jurisdlctlou to issue writ ot habeas cor pus in cases not within the jurisdiction of his Court; that the Sheriff u right as to the law, but mistaken as to his remedy, which is by supersedeas from Supreme Court. The motion to dis miss is therefore granted, and the pe titioner remanded to the custody of the Coroner. The matter will, in all probability, go before the Supreme Court, as the counsel for Dickens were busy yester day after noenpreparing the pajiers for this move. The Sheriff will, at the convenience of Judge Foute, produce the prisoner, in obedience to the writ of habeas corpus, LETTER LIST. The following is the list of letters remaining in the Memphis Postoffice and not delivered by carriers yester day: LAJMKS' LOT. Ai m, Urn $ Belote, Mrs E H Clay, Misa Dnrsev, Mr K Koate', Miss E B Oeuo, Minn 8 Hall, Mrs B B Jackson, Miss F Done v a. Mrs M Eraser, Mrs M High, MIm J L Kendall, MUs A Lahlauce, Mi A I.- .tL, Mn ! Levey, Miss E C Login, Miss A McM'ahon, Miss M MadiliKaa, Mrs M Morrison, Mrs A Q Parr. Mrs J (col) Parnell. Miss P Puniett, Miss P Perry. Miss P Robinson,' Miss K Vaughn, M A Wight m&n, Mrs F A GSXTI KMEKs' ; i-i Anderson, IMr S C Aahtou, T Borton. B (.'lay, H (col) t rews, J M Crowley, W Csrson, A Crawford, 0 DrummoDd. W W Davidson, E Davis, W M Edwards, t Foster, J Fleece, G B Farmer, B H fiallaher, CT Goldsmith, D P Hawley, G Jf Ilarbert, T F Hvers, G V Hyner, E Johnson, J W Karr. Capt W Locfjstreet,( (eol) Meehao J E Myers, L Mocans, J F Mollibery, J Newell, Capt O'Donnell, T Phillips. H Pearve, M J Riz, J Robinson, G N Reed, D Strength, J U Samlock, i W TlieniDson, P Tilly, W Voo'rhies, A H Viara, J W A R White, O Woolen, R Abrama, Capt A Beattts, A Calhoon. D tool) Cullin, W tallet, J W Curry, R Cassad v, C J David, C P Dawling, J M 4 Son Edmondtton, M French, W K Finley, A Galloway, J Hansborongb, P Uiuuian, G L Howell, Campbell it Co Kirk, W K Mathews, RG Morris Bros Morgan. E (col) Monroe, 9 P Pipes, D Ray, C X Rodgers, W Mcutherland, J Sumner, S Thompson, J Tinkler, J J Vanderwlelen, Mr Wright, S J HOTEL ARRIVALS. PEA BODY HOTKLm-SEPTEMSER 4- C M Thompson. Miss W H Fox. Miss Mrs Wannan. Mo L T Maddox, Ark J L Floyd, Miss Mrs M Flovd, Miss J A Doss, Ark E A Boles, Mo T L Baldwin, 8 O E Stone, Miss G Clav. Miss Mrs E A Hushes, Ak H S Palmer, V Y R A Wisdom, N Y J W Lvon. Mo LB Smith. Miss W Boon, Miss E Alover, Miss A J Douelon. Tenn A M BuforU, Ohio T M Kemps, Miss G H Rriggs, Tenn J S Shsltoa, " J F Lewis, Ark i, r- 1 :: C: . . r F M Johnson " J J Je leanings, Miss J BTalbert, MUs COMMERCIAL HOTEL SEPTEMBER 4. P Smith, Tenn H C Towser, Mo J B Crockett, Ark G G Boweu, Miss Mrs M M Beall, Ga D H Beall, Ga T Kellv, Mo H B Mew hall. Mass R D Goodlett, city C R Beloate, Tenn R Hicks. Term M A Hyt. A T Hollyrsa A son tr R Oakley, L I Ark H C Founder, Micw M D L Stewart, city W B Hennis, Te sas F Grirfin, Tenn M Johnson, Miss T A Howard, Ark W I. Cunningham, T A MoXeill. Tenn M Harper, Ala G M Farley, Va J H Ost render, rlrer M Rote, G V V Moore, Tenn L C Gordon, Ark W B Woraham, Ark J W Cawthon. Miss Mrs J A Meek, Ark R J Hays, NY AC Fondu, Miss J Cornell, Tenn F Oesson, III Mr Collins, Miss Mississippi News. The survey of the Memphis and Selma Railroad has been completed from Columbus to Marion, Ala., a dis tance of 101 miles. Lowndes county in a nut-shell: Cotton prospect good; corn tolerable; weather warm ; occasional rains ; peo ple a unit In favor of the Conservative movement. A steamboat is being built at Co lumbusthe firsf attempt. A Catholic Church is to be built at Iuka. The Confederate Orphans' Home, near Lauderdale, is in a flourishing condition. A man named Blizzard was assas sinated near Prairie Mount, Lee coun ty, last week. The murderer escaped. The Vicksburg newspaper quar rel ended in talk. And why in Milk of Violets admired above all other preparations for blemishes of MM agi COTTON TRADE. Speech of Mr. Morehead, Delegate from Memphis Convention. He Speaks for the South, Particu larly fur Norfolk and Memphis. From the Liverpool Mereary of the 22 of August, we extract the fodow- lng report ot Mr Morehead s re marks before the Liverpool Cham- oer ot Commerce, on tne inst. Mr. Morehead having been intro duced, proceeded to read a statement be had prepared. He said that on the 18th of May last a convention assembled in the city of Memphis, Tennessee, having for its object to consider vaiiuusirojects for the inter nal improvement of the Southern States and promoting their foreign commerce, and there were present delegates from various d istricts of the South and many from the Northern States. He wished to communicate to the council and the public of Liver pool some of the resolutions of that convention, and he believed those resolutions expressed the general feel ing of the Southern people on the subjects to which they referred. He then called uttentiou to the subject of promoting direct trade, more es pecially by a line of steamers bet wees this country and the ports of the Southern States. The import trade of the South took a circuitous route through the Northern ports, especiaUy New York; and it was clear that the unavoidable expenses, the serious borden of the carriage, and the inter mediate profits of a circuitous route, must enhance the cost of goods to the consumer in. the Mouth. He then alluded to the capabilities of some of the leading ports in the South. Gal veston commanded the resources of a State larger than France, and he called attention to the products of that State and to the climate and to the price at which land could he pur chased there, and said that the land was superior in fertility to that in the Northern States. The city of New Orleans coir manded 2tyU mile- of Internal navigable waters; and to the North-western States, to which emi grants made their way, New Orleans w as by tar the best route. There w:u also another cunsideratiun. Under the present system of taking the New York route, the emigrant as a rule arrived at the thr West In the sum mer, too late for that season and with a rigorous winter before him; but by way ot New Orleans he might reach his destination rarlv in the spring. Having referred to the ports of Mobile and Savannah, ho remarked that Norfolk especially attracted the atten tion of the Memphis convendan. Norfolk might he considered the nattiial seaport of the great middle Stafes of the L'nion, and its central position and admirable harbor gave it in many respect a superiority over any of the tKirts of the Union. It had the advantage of New York In point of distance as regards by far the greater part ot the Union, and he pointed to the tulvantage it possessed for vessels over other places, includ ing New York, the depth of water at Hampton Roads, Norfolk, being no less than M feet. There was a strong desire in the Houth that a direct frith should be opened with Kuroiie through the DGrt of .Vorfolk bv the establishment of an efficient line of steamers from Liverpool, and he was prepared to state that there were rail road companies now desirous of pro moting such an enterprise by taking stock in it, and that, if required, a subsidy In aid of a pioneer line would probably be granted by the State, more immediately intertuted. It might be said that if the Southern people had so strong a desire for direct communication by this route they should themselves establish such a line; but ocean steamers were not built in the South, and the people naturally sought tb.e oo-aperation of inose who uuui auu manageu sucn steamships with the success so con spicuous in Liverpool. He also pointed out that it was to the interest of the British manufacturers to en courage such an undertaking, and thus aid in reducing the charges on the goods in which they dealt. The inhabitants of the Southern States desired to seud the products at their disposal to the people of this country by the shortest route, and to receive British manufactures by such a route and at the least additional charge. Referring to the tiocal system of the United States, he remarked that mutt excessive duties were now imposed on all Imports which entered into com petition with Northern manufactures. The evil arisiug from such a system had grown so patent to thoughtful men even In the Northern States, that a free-trade party was at the present time organized. He invited co-operation in establishing a quick? and direct communication, so a to lessen the hindrances which in addition to custom houses, time and distance Imposed on their commerce. The Convention also considered another question. Of the great stream of emi gration now flowing luto the Union, very little was directed to the South. The great majority went Northwest; and what was at present going on was not the transfer of labor tu points where It was needed, hut a movement to populate ragtons that are vacant, migration to the South would return an unquestionable advantage to Europe. If the emigrant himself did not grow cotton he would add to the i upply of the labor market. Having remarked that in connection with mercantile aflairs the uuestion of the day was how to increase the growth of cotton, he said that the southern States possessed advantages so great that practically no limit existed to their power or production, save one, and that was labor. The present sup ply of labor of the black population was not only satisfactory, but it might beaexpected to diminish; and hence ne thoughtful man would anticipate progress in production in the South in reliance on the present source of labor. Speaking of measures now taken for the Introduction of Chinese laborers, he said that the Chinese had done useful work in California, and pos sessed indomnitable industry, but there were many persons who looked with regret on the inpouring of a population so discordant in thought, race, and creed, and who regarded the future results with anxiety. Apart from the laborer or ordinary emigrant, the South contained a field for men of some means, or of special knowledge, that surely conld not be equaled. There were resources lying idle. In the State of Alabama, for Instance, was a mineral district where iron ore, and coal and water-power, existed under such favorable conditions as would en able the best quality ot iron to be ob tained at the lowest coot. Having called attention to the manufacture of cotton goods In Georgia as a suitable field for some spinners, who seem "too thick on the ground" in this country, and also observed that the products ol the fertile soil of the Southern States might be extended, he reierrea to tne city oi Mempnis as oe ing situate in a district scarce to be surpassed for soil and climate, and to the advantages It possessed In the way of communication with other parts of the Suites. 250,000 bales of cotton per annum passed through the hands ot the merchant of that city, and the cotton of the district was superior In staiiif to that tnnu'n - tlm n..l w . uiiwiu ur- scrlptlon. In conclusion, Mr. More- nmu srateu mat tne convention hv naa referred to would reassemble at Louisville. Kentuckv InlWnlier an. I the;, w'ould be glad to receive in form a- uou upon any points tenumg to pro- n:mc TOminarai intereoors- rx-tween tne isouthern (states and this country. The Mtrrury says that Mr. More- iraji -. rvmara-s were wen anu lavora- 1)1 V rr'..:v..l anil r 1. it . .,.)...! .- - - . - . v. tu. UUVU LMUIIUU- Ing, the Chamber voted him their maiiKs, wmcn may be constrKsi into an endorsement ot his position. We hope that much good may grow out of his niissiou, and that the direct route to Norfolk may be benefitted by the dirWt interventiun ami mihiun. tion of tbe commercial legislation of 11 erpooi. MARRIED. 'HARLTOV-McrVTOSH-Io XahTll Tenn., oa Monday, Aacutt X, MSB, by Ue Kev. P. S. Fall. Dr.J. H. L.ikltin Miss Caagagta Mcliriosg, of Mruipbls. FUNERAL NOTICE. HAK.NER Th4) friends anu aoqusntaocE of Joseph Haeoar and wife are respsctfailj In vited to attecd thu funsral of thUr mo CHAB&as W eslbt, frote their residence, cor ner Mill ibcl Second untu, Cbeissa, this Sunday afternoon at Va j clock. MASONIC TRIBUTE OF RESPECT, PEKKIXs At , rxuir tnecung of Jere miah Lodjt Vo. 138 V. and A. M held at Jere miah Hall, Horn Lake Depot, Miss., August IS, 10, the following resolutions were had La regard to a. W. faasXMS. Past Master or this Lodge and Past Grand Master of the State of MSKtsstppl: We ara aaata called to mourn the departure of one of onr number, one whose name Is inseparably associated, with the earliest and ifiosi cherished memories In the history of oar llttl" hand -one the tones of vrh.e voire sin ret lingering In our silent hall, and wbs- visage yet teems bright as In tbe days of yore Qeobok Washinotus Pkssins, tbe true and zealous Mason, tin. noble, generous and upright man. Is no more; he who, as a Mason, knew no -iaerlfloe too great, no duty loo disagreeable, ao charity too exacting, has tieen summoat"! hen-'e lo that honse not made with bands, eternal In the Heavens. " He sleeps the sleep that knows no a aklag." Truly may it be said that death, the Insatiate archer, chose a t. right mark. A'., h-l. That In the death of Brother Pro Kivs the iraternlty at large has sustained a d,fu sud trrepsraale loss, the community In which be lived a useful, genial snd lrre ptoachable rltlsen. and his mniilv a pareui kind, considerate and affectionate; hut our Lodt- hits caue lo rei-1 peculiarly arnlcted -(rutded by his wisdom and msirncted by. his 'unsels through so many years of tne past, well easy we feel like a thsek without a hep' ucrd, as Master of our Lodge bo was esfs. prompt in his attendance, siwsys disnlflel and courteous, Jos; ip bis decisions, and con siderate, of tha reelings of others, his Lodge wit- I i til j his prid and Masonry hi. iillht: in Imagination we again hear his lauilllar tones dispensing light and instruction, again witness Lis cordial and frateruJl greetings, and behold him close his Lodge In peace and harmony; through every rhaiufs, through prosperity and adversity be was ever the same zealoes, true and constant Mason and friend; It Is our sad privilege to deplore bis loss, cherish, hu memory , heed his precepts, aud einulale his example. eAicir, That we tender to the family. In their sad bert svement, our stnccrtst sympa thy, together with the assurance that their sorrows are shared by us. RfKltni, That a. cany of these, tesolutlons he sent to tiro turn I A or th deceased; also, that Uei he uuLll-r j lu the Hernando pa per and the Mer.iphls A pet AX.. fiwhri. Thai we Wear the Usual badge ot mourning tor thirty days; and that tbe Jew els and stands of the Lodge tie draped In mourning In token oi our respect lor the ue eaesud. J. P. M VNNl.VQ, s. L. RA1NKJ. JAMfc.HH RNER, Committee. J sME A. s xi ill. fceeretaiy. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. 8 t-) KKWAHD-Will rpM tany oi i- t arm uk tone, t Maduaa .i!rets ft vob weolcs old, whit bull pup, wllli nlui little Uiaofc upou oct Uk emi oi fau no, or Kiviag n.- u:.i infoxmatlou s will lead to i. m rrcowry. H. A. LITTLETON. 1T ANTED.- Hy & genUnrniau of h1ucaUod, who is wr!l .4uainta?U ia tbe city, hav ing retuueu here elevea years, a altOaUioa la a wholesale or comraLslon h.ae, or In the irelKtst department of a railroad or transpor- LUl 1VU WIUUUJ . rUlleUV LI Ml W I LM lit II Fall VL- fttctas permanent employ meet. Address O. 17 U, ... . k, I. .-r.. ' MR. VfGUS' SCHOOL ' 1 ' 1 IX he re-opened on MUX (LAY. 20th lnet. ST It Is strictly llnilteu lo elgheen boys, from eight to foorteea years of ace, received for a term of two years. Application, or the present, may be made to Messrs. Clapp. Vance Jt Anderson, or to F. W. Smith, Est,., People s Bank. aeo GRAND ORGAN CONCERT Vi Ihs flrst Baptist Church, corner of Sec ond and Adams streets, ou Tuesday Evening, Sept. 7th. at 8 1-4 e'cl'k By Prof. A. J. CRFSWOLD. the greatest Or ganist in America. The programme will embrace some of the choicest compositions of the great masters, which will be given with all the effects of a full orchestra. Tickets, 75 cents; for sale at Benson's mu3ic store, and at tne door. seO Sixty Acres of Land for Sale O- aruer's Btatio xx. On Mississippi and Tennessee R. R. Refer to Tot. F. A. TTI.ER, seo At thisOOlce. CO CO X o aL UJ z o CO CO m z &s e- r- I a - L. CO o to o a ! i frs 4$ ? I X 3S 0C - " 1 - s SeH CO u 2 5 S O O CD R. BT. Pnrrg. laie of Kastport, Miss, J. C, Tlhri , late of Henderson, Terry A Co., New Orleans. PRICE tL TERRY, Cotton Factors AMD COMMISSION MERCHANTS No. 9 Union Streets. Over MeaoliMu A TreadweU's, MKMPH1M. s - TEKNEBSa Notice to Cotton Shippers. HE Hhlnp?r' Cottou Comprevt wilt open for buunaas ou Monday, the 13th Inst. at the established price for the season of -. v-euly-flve cents per bale. This Include drsy age from thu Press, Insurance, extra tie, and coveriug sample hole. Our Interest being identical with that ol the shipper, every eaer t Ion will be used to put sod ship cotton In Hie be-t possible condition, lo tnai enu, anu to facilitate the rapid compression and ship ment nf mtmn w will offer vou, as the sea son opens, the united use of the three power ful fteam Tyler Presses, the (shippers, the Charleston and the Chickasaw the best In the conntrv, With wnicn win oe connected -en Of known g'rfefe, upt. Memphis Cotton Press .Association. nnji NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. Lumber, Laths and Shingles. I HAVE now on hand, and am constant: y -,T,mr,m r"u o Banning t.umoer, of. sil dimension : -.'is. joNa. Studding eosu Eosrds oi all ienwths. ami eeaax hum br; also, a targr ooek ot LATHS AND SHAVED SHINGLES. Piaf 'Lf,r "I!rnf1" given tytb shipment or Lumoer. orders eoOeilsa. , M."lf maii f-um&" lart o Wolf River, north oi bayou Ijayuao. ' C. M.VCTABLE. 125 A DAY M ADE at home! 8 entirely new artl.-!as f r .gent, ttsniplessent tmmm. Adde. set daw aasiAW, Alfred, Me We have Rents, ts Ma 33S. earner Fr.it am Union Streets, Ma ataira, r . P i!n,,,M latbAlVkli. IT m. n C. B. Vaxcb, Panola county, MUaa. Rootes, Vance & Co., COTTON FACTORS ISC General Commission and Fontardum MERCELayTS, And Agents for the Sal oi CK.au . -Vo. :38, comer Front amd Cmion 3U Cp-stairs, - Memphis, Tea a W Cccs-VmohU ot Cotton. ProvhSmmw. etc.. srjllrUed, and all orders promptly rilled. - H.ivint oor own W s rail fiats srs to anei weigh all Lot ton oanslgnad to as. so daw W. m. DOSMJHO. LITI OT. W. D. o .-'- :. D0N0H0, JOY L CO.. Real Estate Brokers EMIGRATION AGENCY, 24 Madison Street. Memphis, Tenn. 1 T propose to negotiate all transactions t In Kkal Hitii, whether la "the city or country, lnipioved. or on improved . Resi dences, Hifine.i Property. Ptsatatlons Ijrfiin Stock. Dairy and Pre. I Farms. Vine yards, Town, -school auu Manufacturing Mites; Mineral, !stnee and Lumber Property, Rail road late rests, or large bodies of land for Col " 'latum patrswajaii Our arrangements are anw complete for the supplying of planters, railroad eompsnies, manufactories, and ail others desiring a re liable cles of labor, under eqafnabl eon tracts. We cordially invite and solicit cor rcspondtuee on these subjects. se6 cLaw o o SB x: CO ec 4 uj nan J - 3 ll UJ 111 CO CO co Ul fief Ul H ( tc O lis B CD O N in cc LU o o fiC C9 t e u i M. U M . ,i . v. A. C Tsuowtili. Meacham & Treadweil, Wholesale Grocers a COTTON FACTORS, NO 7 UNION STREET, Stonewall Block, - Memphis, Tenn W'E are now receiving s complete and care- v fully eiected stock of UetOCERlR. Oar goods were shipped at very low rates of freight, and we offer them to tbe trade at low prices. hqI txsailDs. ar imperial attention given to the sale of Colt ou. and cvusigbuieuu solicited, sec daw DISSOLUTION. THE flrra of H. 9. KtSO a CO. was dis solved on tne 1st .September. in con sequence of ihe death of B. W Coleinan. 'Ihr UahillUea or the late arm will be paid by the undersigned, who will continue the Grocery and Commission Business At lib and Sespd Street. Under the style of H. S. K CO. HtNllYS. KINO. LaSALETTE ACADEMY, FOR YOUNG LADIES, No. 178 Ttilra Stroot. rTCHE Academic Tear consists of two ses 1 "tons oi Uve months; the am c- . .. Ing on toe Monday of Septur.btr, :Ke Second on th f irt Mjndtiy in Ftbruary. For TnvHon In the Kmwftah grsames, $16, lA'. -,o. aisordlng to the age or she class of the pupil Por farther Information apply to the Muporlor ot I, sitalstne. I - 5j ct-i-y- . saw ELECTION FOR DIRECTORS OF THE Memphis and Charleston R. R. 'fsHE -stockholders in, the Memphis and I Cbsrlescon Railroad Ooaspany ar- utx fiesi that the annual elec' '.on fur Nine Direct ors of said Company, will be held at the offi ce oi' the Company J In Memphis, lenn.. and. Hnunvtllc, Ala., on Wednesday, Scptcnrtknr IS, 1869, rstoekaoMers will he passed tree for cnaday betice and until one day after said election . upon exhibiting their slock ovrtlAcatea Uj the oonduetsw. Bv order of the President. it. ROE llOBEKTHON siigiUw Secretary and Treasurer L. B. McFARLAND. . AttorneF as t Li a w . No. 332 Second Street. ses MEMPHIS, IE. Main Street Store for Rent. f TPON timely application and snfflelent In J dncement offered, we will rent for ou year from 1st sseptemberoest, the Prom HJore ll.x.m now occupied by us, corner of Main and Jefferson streets, with part of basement aua) R.iYBTKK. TREZEN AAT A CO. NOTICE. FOR the better sccimmor!si:on ,,r shiDDers and the usve!lngai pnl'eithe Viwphts awp Ask Aim A3 i.iv as Pack kt Cowtaxt will run the steaxwer OZARK H. Blaladfar. Master In White river, leaving here on Tcpu Hep i rti bar th. at i o clock p. in , for Jack aosrroBT and all InteraxednUe' Uudlnf-, aud will continue In the trade as a Tuarsnsv Packel, running m connection with ihe steamer Nstom until the completion oi the st.-amer R. P. Wait, now nearly Buisued, si..i .-.aii t-iiilt expressly fr the tradi-. JOHN D. ADAMS, Prest. T. A. xiKVDIU. Agen'. . Otace SW Front street. For Arkansas and Texas. TRAVELER OR K1'iKA its going w 1 Arkansas or Texas should cross Ine riser jt , .s p. i o- :; Cht mmut to cheek s Landing. Four miles of land travel saved. Boat makes loor trtaxt dally, nans!