ESTABLISHED 18 40.
MEMPHIS, TEjS"2ST., 8ArFLr
A.Y, NOVEMBER Q7. 1869,
VOL. SO -TsTO. 8 7
OUR STATE DEBT
What It Amount to and
How It it In-
How It May be Decreased and Finally
In a spwli, upon the financifll con
dition of the Stab, uVliveifd on
Wednesday &t, by Senator Kdmi sh
tOOPEit, he took the jrrountl tliat in
order to inert accruing liabilities and
to prevent the bankruptcy of theState,
T.ii- railroad failing to pay their in
ter) shonld be sold, particularly tli.-ip
that are unahle to iay. The partnership
between theStatesndthe railroadHSliotild
be at once dissolved. This is recommend
ed by his Kxcellency Jov. Senter, in his
iiessaKc. and 1 commend the highly prac
tical views presented bv hitn to the Sen-
ate. The cxainpic of the Males of Penn-
uclvfmiii out MisKOnri to which he r..
are before ub, and it would be well for us
:.. iro:i: i.y me lessons m wisuom ai
forded us. The Comptroller of the Treas
urv makes the same recommendation.
Remcmtter that the interest on the debt
created for railroads. In round numbers,
amounts to f-'.J" f this sum we
receive from solvent railroads alsiat the
sum of 8iV),0(Kt, leaving to be provided
for out of the State Treasurv thesum of
JM.tUO.Omi. Now this should le stopped at
ouce. If either of the defaulting; roads
could be leased ti solvent eompuiies for
a term of years, upon the sole condition
that the companies would oiwrate the
roads and promptly nay Uia iu'.ereat on;
the bonds issued tor their construction, it i
would be well If this could lie dona.
Such, 1 am informed, is the lease of the
Memphis ami Ohio road to the Nashville
id Louisville road. If such au arrange
ment luanot be made, then, bv law, a
board of commissioner should be ap
pointed, with full power to sell the " in
terest of the State,' in ail of t he default
ing railroads, and with uutnority to trans
fer to tlsa purchaser the full lienellt of all
the statutory iies euacted in favor f the
That our jpeaders uiav realize at a
glance whafthe indebtedness and con
dition of our railroads are,, we append
the following table from Mr. QMNMQt'i
1. Kant Tennessee slid Virginia
Kail ma I -KjSU.ttt 55
2. Kasl i'elinessee sad .reorgla
Kallrouil UffiTT jU
.1. Memphis and ohm Kailrnad
4. Mississippi and Tennessee Kail
road lie u
6. Nashville i.l t lntiiau..au
Ratlmnd t.tl.u u
0. Tennessee sad Pacini- itallrnad 3UM.UUU W
I. F.Jeefleld and rpnlsntl tLSSLSia M
riiu-irinuti and uii.t.erlan.1
4. Knoxvillc and Kent uckr
. McJAinnville and U' lnehestr...
a. Memphis, Clurksville au.l la.u
5. and Northwestern.....
AU I u S ,1
21 .DUO 00
12. K " -' Xennesse..
North t arolina
li isuliiW.tei a
(. 111 in
DKl fCEVT HOAUS TH AT ARK SOLVENT .
1. Memphis )inl harlestou sl,a-.tW IT7
I Menu and v-'hio IJNI.aV. -1
x Mtfcstssipni csnlrai l.iia.l.Ki M
. lTsshTll1 n LeSktur zmUSl SI
If we go on as we have been, sV.'iti uo
plan for our reiiet (such as that above
suggested ) is adopted, we may look
for a continuance of the state of things
pictured in the following statement of
th State debt, which we reproduce
from the I'nion and American. Tliat
In order to arrive at a oorreet conclu
sion, we must be fully Informed as to the
facts. We have heretofore collated from
the report of the Comptroller of the Treas
ury, and other rejsirts made to the I.egis
1 at tire, statement showing that the lia
bilities of the Stale were over S4U,tNRl,iHRl.
We again n ur to the subject, deeply im
pressed with its importance, and satisfied
that it is only by fully" comprehending our
.situation in all "its Itesnugs. in a.l of its
length, breadth and thickness, that our
legislators can prepare themselves for the
duty imposed upon them. With but Utile
regard tn the indebtedness of the past, let
as see how we will stand in the future,
not the distant but the immediate future.
Look at the following figures, showing
the conditiou of the Slate treasury at the
end of the present fiscal yosr, iotober SO,
1S7I), excfdin the bonded debl of the
Stats proper and the bonded debl upon
railroad seeount :
Interest on state debt dueJulv 1,
lutstaiiujing warrants againsi .he
'JYeBoartY, (jctolwr 3d. lSt ac.lRRt
Amount Ciain.i'd by Messrs. Ward
A Briggs, Penitentiary 207. (RRI
Hank ot Ten n.-. notes r-iv-
able for Slate taxes 2,ll.iW
Hurrosyed 111 mey
4'lsims of the I'nited Mai.-s
against Edgefield aud Keu
tuckv, sand Memphis, Clarks-
vtlle ami Louisville Kaiir.ia.ls..
InlettM"'. on Mste debt, due Janu-
srv 1. Ur
2 nteVest on Htste ileit. due J uiv,
Ajigrejrati-, Hctoliar i, LST'I JtvVri'.io
It will he seeu that this slstciiient in--lu4t
s ma boinusmUicmriJie ,iau proper
or oa) railroad seeount.
T om ! tliis imlebti-ilnOHe this roinp
troller esUmaies Hint there will tie paid
Into tbe Treasury, from Oetotier 1, IHitf, to
Oetober 1, 187a, as State tax. provided the
revenae laws are nut -liaiiije I so as to
aaD the amount, the
Sum of M2!VilHl M
Knim raiirosds, say T.'tu.uou ihi
from pru iiece las' 57 .utw
KmiD thiH we must deduct
for eurreiit ..xpens)- of the
State 44SI,.M ') '
This wilj leant balanee fmm
receipts into the Treasurv
for fiscal year lndK.7u "l,Sii,iHW 00 :
DedoaM this amount from the H,57.5iO :
alsive ataieil to be due on 1st October, :
UM, exclasita ofbonded debt proer, and
roilroad IxmduJ debt of State, and we ,
Kaiance for Irtoucr I , IfC'l W.TttO.filiO IHI ;
Add to this interest ou (State
debt due 1st of January aud
faV mlyjtn. tz..J uu
Amount aratoat Treasurv Oc
tober JO. J7t J6,H60,50 00
deduct auount paid into
Treaaurr in the same time
as above fl 1(1,000 ou
Rsjance at(aitis'. Treasurv Oc-
lobar :, 171 $.".,144,.'i6u 00
Ami so we no oa from year to year, in-.-reaiCnK
our indebtedness, unless some
reinei;' is applied to relieve us of our li
nancial dii' iikies.
To stvoid ii condition of thiflKs o
lisatrous to our credit mid ho roin-
ea of every inuerf of the State, we
-opy, in full, a communication ad
dre.ed to Mr. C'K)1'i:k fy one of the
first men of the KtaU a -i.i ii'.m
t( eatabliabed reputation a- alcillful
and ac-urate tinaticier. ill this eoui
ixiuniiiitiou, we may premise that
Mr. C'ooPKlt doi not coincide with
f vitv one of MvflHpHNIn hut that
he most heartily approved of the
views of the author in retrard to the
resource of the State; to the pledged
honor of the State; to the necessity of
retrenchment and reform in the ex- j
peuditures of the Stabp; to the duty
we owe to ouroelveR and our posterity
to pay the debt, and the only mode
i.y uliich it can be paid ami that is
hv increased taxAtion, and by a laith
ful application of the fax, when
collected, to the just iudeitUsiness of
the State. The writer ys;
H.s. K. Cooi-kr. By refereueo to the
report nr the tVirapt roller of the Treasury,
just stiumltUHl to your honorable body,
.:. 1 a few mtide iletna, we learn the
following facta ia reiaUon to the linan-ei.-.
ooiiilition of our St alt- l tb fiscal
vear ending ctober ;iu. Hunt:
That on tlx- sun of Octols-r, in..,
t BBBB a lb the Truasur.v J
Aud Hint tire IikJ-.h, .- saniliNl l lie
I -essur.v 0 J.- now mu lo beeollio
due before tile end of lli pr.fHeut
II Meal year. 'Vlohei m. Ib'u, are
about ss folio
1 .1, u' due 1st J uly ,
oulslan.liUK warrants Oclobar UU,
Measrs. Ward A HrUjKS, i.unOebtl
ary. Interest on Suae debt due January
Interest ,.0 Stale debt due July 1.
U l,10U,Ul (XI
Bunk ot Tennessee nous, now ra
attiTaMv forStaU taxes 2,ig0,ul on
Making mail sc.uSMou uu
From this deduct lunouni Id Treas
ury as above MfiW 42
Making aggregate liabilities to Mlh
Xb Leialatura bavin deutarad with
.-ommcn Inble 7 d and gem unanimity
against repudiation, ana the State lieini;
abundantly aide to pay, the only question
utanit winch there should imv ililt.-r-enee
of opinion i-. a" to how tlif li.ivinent
is to tie made. To that end we propoaeto
make a tew Muerirestions: First, then let
t tie pruning knife be need freely 111 lop
ping off items of expenses aguinst the
treasury until the annual expeudMurcs of :
the State shall not amount to more than
three or four thousand dollars. '.Second
ly," Increase the State taxes on the "tax
aide proiierty ot the tute" to twelve j
mills in the dollar, loaviug other titxee n
they are now. 1
Taking, then, as a Imsis, the aggrogate ;
of taxable property, l"lls, amount paid in
by railroads in Utt, the result would be 1
about as follows:
Twelve mills MtHMMM
taxable property is 2.ei.t!22 '
Deduct for commissions, etc... -tuo.otKi Ml
Net from taxable t)roporty...i,JH...tj2-J no
Add poll-tax same as l-.'s.iwo 00
Add from Clerks same as 1M oumhio hi
Net amount State larrt.lWTft jT.ffll.tt? uu :
From lids amount deduct cx-
i Reuses of State Gov't, 1870
400,000 00 '
To this add amount to be paid
by railroad, say
sou 000 00
Makes ggregate amofnt fcr
flscat year. Oct. .0. 170... s:;,!2l,ii.'2 no
Tmm mint applied towards
he iiavinenl of the Sti.utl
itoO 6S would leave balance
against 1 he Treasury of ."'!
To this amount sld" Interest
on Stale debt due .1 anil urv
and July. 171 ,AwjjM M
Amount ngainst Treasnry,30:li
Knmi thisdediiei receipts into
ITeasnry, same as is(l
Kaiance :igainst Tr.viaury.lh7l Jl,:tSt,10ii Bl
To this a.iu inters! Sialedebt
due January and July, 1K72.. 2,aw,00ti tl
Making am "in. against the
Treasury Oot.-3B. 1S72 (3,588,160 SB
From this deilm t receipts into
Treasury sstue as last year. 3,421,022 no
I.eaving balance against Treas-
ury tietober ;!o, ls72 Sloii.-isl "s
I10111 1 he foregoiug "sliiuale it will be
seen that the no: amount 10 Iw paid int.. 1
the treasury for the 1isc.1l year, ending !
fjBJkbsTss 1H70, and to be applied to the
: payment of the debt then against the
treasnrv. will Is. L,t21,etZ2. This --iiiii
' will redeem Ihe notes of the hank of
rennesseo say i2,l(RJ,yoO. Allow ihe ran- i
roads to pay their interest in tliu past due
coupons of the Slate, and leave a habUSOS
of par funds Of Ja2i.('.22, for current ex- j
penses of the Stale government. At the
xiiil of Ha? secoiiil Basal year, 1 let niter ."Jl, '
1X71. ihere would again lie in the treasury
1)3, 421,(122, to be applied lo the payment u
the same debt against the treasury, Which '
would Iw ample to pay everything,
ta and including a part of the in
I ' 1
terest 011 the Slate debt ot Jauiiiirv.
At the end of the third '
lise'll year. OoIoIkm- :10, 1S72, there would
he 3, 421, 'i22, which would pay ev.-rytliing
against the treasury, including the inter
est of theSiate deb: of July 1S72, with ihe
exception of Jltij,4si :ls already shown. !
But instead of the balance against the '
treasury, iciober '. 'H72. it is reasonable
tn presume that there will be a large
balance in the treasurv at that tirii".
probably enough lo pay lbs interest on
the jttate debt January IsT.'i. For it moat
berne in mind mat in the foregoing es
timates no allowance is made for the natu
ral increase in the taxable property of the
Slate annually, increase in poll tax, the
annum: thai will be collected hereafter
from colnj.'d polls, amount that will be
i realized from the assets of the Bank of
' Tennessee, past-due taxes, etc., to say
nothing of the prospects ol inducing the
i expenses of the .Sum government tolOO,- :
' UIMI peraiuiuut.
The expenses of the State government
for lSiS were $1,15(1,007 00, and for the
' pies, ot year about ghtiS.eOO. ann tor lie
next tlseal year, ending '(0th of Obtotor,
lb7o, thev need not exetJ KUO.OM 1 D.
In addition to this there ue a consid
erable increase in the aggregate of taxable
property in :lie State and also in the uuui
bar of while polls of Iso.i over ISos. These
; things certainly shear a healthy ptaaefioai
in the right direct ion. But some will say
1 Ihetsxesare too high; that they will Is?
oppressive, and thai Ihe burden will be
too great. This is not tiro 'piostion in
controversy. The question is, does I he j
1 ilelil exist T and. if so, how can it ite paid
j wit hin a reasonable time w ith le revenue
than alreailv sluied. or in any oilier way
with as niii' h economy to the Stale?
The Stale is able to pay. The State '
1 will pay. and we know of no way by
which the payment can be made but by
taxation. Ilepudialion, or oven adispo.
i sitioji to defer paviiitnt, will cost th.
Stale Te'iin ssei inoro. than it will to
pay ilie debl in the way we have suggest-
! ed. Some propose to revive the Bank of
Tminesse.- ... ::.i- :. al :.g,iit if tlie l:u.',
anil liners hi Tuiiu ui" I'reseni inui-ia. 11-
n. -ss ol tiie stal.i au.l that lo is?i.oinc 0:1.
for the next one or tM years, ss relief
How-can the Hank of TetUBBBBeai be r.-
vived will.oiu money? And if it cm Id
Is? revived it would have to pay a tax tn
the L'nited States liovcriinieni of $10 on
everv Sloo of its notes paid out.
That is the pres. ni tax on the notes of
all State mid stock banks. Hut lor this
tux, the Treasurer of the State count use
portion ofthniiot.-s.il the Ilankol Ten
nessee, alter tliey are paid in as taxes.
Sav that of the amount collected the pres
ent liscal year S70o.oeo should be cancelled,
aud so on tuu-h year unlil ail are redeeme.1
:uid cancelled! but lo use them now
would be lo sell ihem at 10 per cent, dis
count. The debt miehl possibly lie funded, but
that Mould ugly be oaTetiM the cmaUor
aliouthaifof mlfH in ' ' him. and would
be no aaviltg lo the State, et her ifl Mioney
or in credit Ample piovi-ion should be
itiado not only tor ihe BWaaMt debt, but
immediate steps should lie taken U reduce
the indebtedness of ihe stale. This can
oiili be .lone y selling the defsiiltinir
railroads ..i ihe State. fl.is should be
done the earliest duy prac.icable. Sell
them for the baada of tho state. Let ihe
Mi slf bid ttaaVM on anyroad that may
he sold, ilijrj if the S.ate ! .toes the pur
chaser, oifei Urn joad for sale, payable in
the tsuidsof the tiiaaVs, auveiiise for
prupuaitiolis. etc. AWow any fiU ! thai
has received is! ale anl in the honibj of : in
state, 1 pV ius ijiiei,ti-liie.sH to tiie Stale,
for such aid at any time, lo BboIacfin
part, in the bonds of the State, ihe bonus
to be BSJBBBBBa, and lint nml to receive
erwht for the amount paid Mi -a-i can-
Bv a judicious sale of the ajBiBalltlng
roads for bonds of the Slate, and allow ma
olher roads to r. Mirn bonds, it is believed
bv uiauv persons, who are well posted ou
the subject, that the Miaic debt can ho re
duce.l lo I..-I w-e ii -eien ami ::; million
di'ilais in a few years.
A policy adopl.sl similar lo Iheonesug
Ifesleil would s-eiii reduce the tax's, again,
and fttliy restore the credit of the State.
Xoesfimat is made in the foregoing
', for a tax for Hkaai Litji-poses.
Two Hews of iudebuslness meiilioned
in the f'ompt roller's resrt ss duo to the
United Stales of jfill.BW il for two of the
railwads, have uev.-r ls-en assumed or
uasd. iiibt-r than b learialmtlra a. i.
asha i. i u, Ttttm, Sow. 17. 18W.
Neetiag of Ihe Members of the Western
gunlKiats, were released yesterday,
Ci.kvki.amd, Ohio, November 114. and Marshal Hanlon placed on an
The 't-stern Associated Press meet-' armed tug to watch them. WorkWM
ing toslay was largely atteuded, and , resumed upon tip-in by permission of
a large amount offbusiness transacttsl. Attorney Pierpont.
The annual report of the board was A Havana letter state- the Captain
read by Hon. Joseph Mislill, ol Chi- General has been very low-spirited
mu'fi, (.tiitiriiiiiii ol the Lxecutivf
( 'oiuuiiiu-v. It MhuwLsl ih- ntfairs of
the JtWOthlfluil to hi: in a more prom- '
Mag eossdiatoa UhbH ever before.
Anionic other things, the iioanl of
DireeU-ir- wi-r- instructed to euiiloy
reporters in t'ach branch of Coiiicresa,
to make neeaal rejxirts of prx-eeilings
for the WeaU'rn press.
The iiuestion of tfl" removal of the
headquarter- of the agency ' Chicago 1
was, alter sunn- iiim-ussioii, relerreu to
the Hoard .1! DircchiSBi.
lib har'l Smith, ol the Cincinnati
GitftJU', on Chairman of the Sja-cial
Co:uniittee, reported the following
nominations for the new board:
Directors-li. N. Walker, of lv
troit; Jot. Medill, ol Chicago: J. (j.
Utilierick, of Jlttshurg; W. N. Ilalde
niMii ii Louisville: A. W. Fairbanks,
of CjeveUodi John Knapp, -of St.
Louis, and W. J . Bingham, of I lay ton.
These were all elected. There was
a general desire to have Richard Smil h
serve again, but he positively ut
cliued. Resolution u-ern. (.assed thanking
the Kxeeutivc t V.iiiinittee for ifimor-
teiitservu.es ltyeax, and thank iig ;
the Oty Council of Cleveland for the ;
use of the City Hull.
The Board of Directors met imme
diately and organized bv the election
of W. N. Walker, President, and H.
G Baker, Secretary. Jo. Medill and
W, N. Haldeman were appointed the ;
Kxecuti ve Committee.
Legislative Proceedings Yesterday.
Importation of Blooded Fowls Encouraged.
Charter of the Union and Planters'
To Incorporate tha Empire Manu
Supreme Court Removed " from
Brownsville to Jackson.
SPECIAL Til TIi: AI'fEAI..
i v.u,.,, , v Vovoinher V In the
, Senate. Speaker Thomas introduced a
I bin t., 01.c01re.re the n.n.ortiition of
i i t. ..-. . ... -
! blooded fowls. It requires person-
keeuintr a regular nil lor the nuroosc
of fighting game fowls to tuko out a Nashville and Chattanooga ltaiiroad
license ol 110 1. ' Oompany having determined tn drop
1. 1 1:11 . . its lease ot I he Nashville and North
ib. Cubbing mtroduced a bill, jiro- mUm nailroad. and to turn that
. vkling that the charter of the Union road over to its owners on the Stfa of
nun mmo .ii in. vuj
Planters' iiauk of Memphis be j
aided so as to authorize 'each''
, . . ., ;
stockholder tovotem !,llclec:1o,i.sin
poftwn 01 by proxy, upon iho Uiririoi
one vote to each share.
.Mr. Cnbhins also introduced a bill
: . t- , e
turtng Company of Memphis,
Mr. Slaughter presented a bill to m
corporate the C .ivington Woolen Man
The House biil to remove the .Su
preme Court from llrownsville to
Jackson passod its third reading.
The bill fixing tiie licenses of places
of amusement, and regulating tlie j
stime. passed its third reading.
In the House, Mr. Townsond pre
sented a bill 10 incorporate the Uebulo i
The biil to repeal tho umy hr.vs
was rejecttsj, alter a lengthy debate.
Ayes, o7; noes, 11.
The Reieaso of the
Police Commissioner Wants Two
Ordered to Waich Tlitm.
The Customhouse Frauds No Com
promise to be Ailowetl.
Cuban Affairs Gen. Jordan Pro
moted He is a Great Favorite.
An Hundred Fires at Cienfuegos--Suanish
News. Etc., Etc.
Hmw York, November Dis
trict Attorney l'ierrepont has been
notified that a motion will be made
early next week in relaliou to the re
lease of the Spauish ounboats. i; i
not certain whether the motion will
Ik? to bond or for absolute release on
the ground of i liejH I detention, nor
whether maile on hehulfof the Da0ui -ater
of the Spanish Covernment or
Judie Clark has lasted a mantlamus
to the Boanl of Canvassers that I hey
ttesifll from rountiasX the vtites cast for
Ileurv Smith lor Sunerviaet'. By the
law its passed Juot winter the l'oliee
( .miliiissioner is- bMfarJMa for other
0j,.,. ;(i)t slmj
Smith, as Police Commis
sioner, will rjc properly qnawded out.
Tho hoard met to .lay "Aid adjourned
It is preatirned 110 ction will beiuU'eu
on the aiieatiofl ol the Supervisor un
til the mandamus is argued and
Nkw VuitK, November B8. K is
Stated thai Senator Cole, Jtjdge I'Sul
livan and .Mr. Hollister, of New 'oik.
hail an inters iew with the PllaVlf ill
vesterday on matters relating to St.
"ftlffgffi Jutlge i.)'Sullivan, wiio
has been familiar with the gownoi
the Island for some years, explained
to the President the condition of the
Island and the desire of ihe people for
annexation. The President appeared
highly ititei(!stel,and askisl numerous
question. bearing iipur, antl affecting,
the Mcheine of annexation. It si ems
ihet when the recent negoOaQons
were iaiii.il Uii i'reijideiil Mac Called
togt-th.-r his Muiiatei-s and' t,e enat;
and ezplaitied to them what had taken
place between the two Uovertunentn,
and asked each gentleman present to
express his views candidly and as
he considered to the best interests
of the Dominican people. After each
hail eomplnsl with his request, they
unanimously declared that to accept
On ;,r"iiositions of the l'nite.1 Stab -would
fye : "in ,- ::lvantaneotis to the
peace and prosperity of trie J slant! .
The' i!eunier Krohc, ihtg-shi) of Ad
miral Stringhorn, will i J ill a day or
two for St. liomiugo, having mi board
Admiral Porter and Qeuti. MuCouk
and Burnsidcv. The Frolic is ready
lor sea, and only awaits the arrival of
It is stated that the ironclad moni
tors Miantonomah and Terror, and a
torpedo boijt, have been ordered from
Fortress Monioii to tide taroor as a
Heel of olwervation upon the inoye
nientH of the enpocfisl Spanish squad
ron. Collisjtor ( Jrinnell, Dislrict-Attorney
PierKint, the Supervisor and the na
val ofHeer of the port, held a private
ooaJfereaee at the oaatom bonne yester
day, in reference to recent frauds, and
to fix upon the. time and method in
which to institute proceedings against
tin; defaulting parties, it wits de
cided that the,e should be no secret
The vessels of the navy which havo
been keeping watch over the Spanish
since his return from an Inspection
tour to Oenlueifos.
Twenty estates have nvently Irssu
bunieU near Cienfuegos, and the Span
ish garrison tbore lare not leave iu
attai-k the Cubans.
Kirt are raging throughout the is
land. One of the Cuban Junta stutcii that
the paragraph from Washington,
Wednesday night, is false. Jordan
nan proinoled to Chief of Staff. The
Cubans esteem Jordan very highly,
and have every confidence in him. It
is not true that the Junta deserted the
crew of the steamer Lillian ; on the
contrary, tuey have paid 7tKKi for
their maintenance and transportation
to salt- q uarters.
-V Madrid dispatch says a manilestu
has lieen issued by the Itepuhlicati
Deputies of the Cortes, accusing the
Provisional Govern meat with having
provoked the late revolutionaiy
movement. It announces, however,
that the Deputies will restimo their
seats in the Cortes te dufeud the rights
of the people, and strive to establish u
federal republic. Uirough which alone
can the union of Spain and Portugal'
and the preservation ot the colonies ;
if- k.i i . , ivui i t i
Richardson is very feeble and In a
',r',,RUiJ'i 'a'v'U-i h,n,urn1in1K-
ball hml by .V. Mcl-arlanti has been
found. It passi throui'h the stom
ach, and lodged below tiie kidneys,
near the spinal column
The Memphis ajid El Paso Railroad
The Pittsburg Republic and the Asso
The Nashville and Chattanooga Rail
road. Wild Beasts on the Rampage.
Sax Franci, November a-.. The
onciomn of the Memphis and El Paso
railroad report that the decent ii. the
mountaiu grades will not exceed eighty
bet per mile.
I'itt.shiho, November 20. The
Western Assoriated l'ress dispatches
have been withheld from the JtepuMir
newspaper of tiiis city, 011 the ground
that tluit paper sold the dispatches to
outside parties. The Republic lias
caused the arrest of C J. Fwrduiiuwl,
the 1'oruw-r editor, for furnishing the
dispatches, who claims that they wen
, furnished w ith the full knowledge of
ti,(' proprietors. The case will he
' aii'inn TiT i i hti -v. Th
sjg over to us owners 011 me an 01
December, it is understood to-day
hut President BuriLs will decline to
r,s'tvei it, and tliis mav lead to a stop-
, ;)tho ma(, f
, ClNCTJOfATT, November 26. )n
Wednesday night an incendiary, as it
' snppoaed, set tire to the building in
t 'jiniomville, Ind., used a winter
ttarten for Forepauirn's meaagerie,
and -by order of the Snpei iutenib ut
tho fuiiuuiU were let loo-it TIM;
provtsl iie"ll ss, for the fire ws ar-
nstril lirfnro destroying the Imittliiig.'
The lion killed several sheep in the
Fair Grouads, and bad an oncounta'r
with a bull, which he finally killed.
All tho animals wore eventually sep
arated and caged. The damage done
was estimated at about j?b"oo.
St. LiOUie, November l!u. Allen
says McCoolois not the champion of
tli Uniteil W.ihs, as he has wbippcl
him twice, and will light him again
within lifty miles of Cincinnati or De
Liiftsvii.t.K, Novemla?r (". A. L.
& Q. liobiuson &, Co., extensive to
haci deaUirs, made au assignment
to dnv. Their liabilities amount to
The citizens here are agitating the
puestion of a direct railroad to Chat
banobga Mfd t mass uniting to con
sider the suhject is called for Wednes
day. BtksTOH, November 20. The
schooner D. II. Higlgkins was seized
to-day by the customhouse officers for
volution of the revenue laws, she
having on board some throe to four
thousand dollars worth of smuggled
Akbqx, November 20. Gould will
probably resign the receivership of
' the Atlantic and Great Western Riil-
. road and Judge Tleuben Hitchcock, of
Ohio, be appointed as his successor.
Richmond, November 25. In the
Radical Convention thirty members
dissented from the action of the ma
jority, aud said they favored a speedy
admission of Virginia as now nxn
structed, and signed a paper to that
etfect, which will 1m sent to I'otigresa.
Richmond, November 20. The
thirty seecders from the Ratlical Con
vention met to-day anti resolved to
rail auoiivcntjuu for tbert 'organization
ol iiie Hepu'iiican party ol lrgmta
Tiiev favor iiiore liberal views
doelare the State reconstructed. j
WAsJfllXOTOS, November 20.-The
..;vv 1 1. iri:ni"it to-u.ls i'ierl me 1
iron-clad Meantomeh to renurt to thp
Port Admiral at New York. The
ordering of this vessel, the Terror
....,1 ........... i ... v.,. v..lr t.-oj I
. . .. o...e.s, .o ...... mlijjnt supply, nud ttlojgl. ouict, are held
doubtless -iipormiiueed Ky the ap- ririui), with a teadrnc te a.h uuce. wi lt.,
p roach if the Spanisli war vessels in I punts .u pass.- t) i, ar-.. ottvmt at some con
lhat harbor, not in anticipation of any ; pnl"naiJiaSiied i Mto'eBVe.toTS,
trouble, but merely to assure the 1 Tin failure of the Uelkuap Woolen Mills Cobb
Foreign visiU.rs ol our lreparation ; P", anuouiie.-d. l.lsUillllessaSi.oiv; asset,
lor aii einergeinsies. CINCINNATI.
l'ne iiivestlgalloil lllpl counting ol
iio sheets of moiiev and coin in tlie
. ... r i - . ...
Duitau"! i.uijimiiin, m uu- iirwiu.i
i ippartnient, wincii nas hh-h in pro
gress ftr the last three days, was con
cludetl yesterday aud a report satis
factoty has been submitted to Secre
lii.-.hoii ooii'is, of the Methodist
Cliurttu, eailuj at the White ITmujo
to-day tn eonipany with Ihe Hov, Dr.
jVteinan, of this city, and paid his
i-eslas to !iu President.
All the iiieirttii-rH were present at
the regular 'abinet meeling to-dity.
The Custom receipts for last week
lineal the negro poliecinen on duty
in the Metropolitan forte of this dis
trict was yesterday appointed a I'nitetl
Sh'.te- deleetive, and reporied for duty
at Police headquarters this morning.
Out Aiai, 111., November 20. Mr-.
Margaret Perry and her daughter
Lida, ol Carroll'-n, have been held in
live thnifvind dolrars bail each on the
tfharge of hifantii iih in the murder
ol in ill.jjlflmatti efijld qf thnjjtter.
Mr-. Perry is a daugiiter oi the late
' ...-:....: CarJiii, ol this Statu, and
Lida a .'Htiiditer, She is possessed of
much beauty, and up to this occur
rence maintained an excellent chaiac
The Great Sugar Case Verdict for
kw ohi.k.ans, November M Mr.
PblO shut Uj(. Martin, ilanjrurnusly,
tut night, al tliu resitle.ncti of tli
former. The OMsM of the shiMiting
was ;i faiuily dilUculty.
Tlie 1ml ol the t'outri suar fraud
cases, involving nearly a million dol
lars ih ijold, WUi ijiaiiuJiMl of to-day in
the Uiiiti-ii Sialti Cun t, before Judge
Dtirell. The amount ill question, in
this particular oat!,wia 400 hon-sheads
and 40 boxen of sugar, on whioh
the Oovvniiuent proved a dettcieney
in the iiivoit-os, in weight, of over
.: pcMiads, tini'i ,n Niij a fraud on
the revenue of 1U,XJ0 in gold. The
Jury reiumi-d a verdict iu lavor of tliu
Oovernmejit, eondemnint; the wholo
of the sugar.
Highly Important to Ihe Voters of that State.
We call attentioavto the following
provision, t.-ontaipi'O In the twelfth
paragraph of thtt-third section of Uen,
Ames election order:
" Any duly registensl voter of the
State will be allowed to vote in any
di.-trict ujam presentation of his cer
Ufieate of renstntiou, accompanied
iiy lis athdavit that he has resided in
sail) district at ieast tep (Jays preceding
the day of election, and tliat he has
not already voted at the election. In
default oi tiie oertiUcato of registra
tion, the ntHdavit of the voter must
set forth the fact that he was duly
registered, and the name of the county
and precinct in which he was so regis
tered. In doubtful cases the Commis
nioners shall require such additional
evidence as may henecessurv to satisfy
them that the applicant is entitled to
vote under the provisions of the law ,
Hhovn cited. In ease such voter has ,
Ihs'ii registered in atnither county than
that in which he oflers to vote, the
affidavit will benttuched to the ballot.''
Hi. nvt'tis -liu Militahy District, )
LlKPARTMKMr OF Mississippi, ;
Ja Miss., November It), ISO". J
evi 1 Biiiii". x
Coiiunissioneni of eleetion will pro
vide themselves with two ballot-boxes
for use at election-in one of
' L:h r,, i. ,i(.1(ositMi tbe hallnta for
mid against the ConstituLiou aud for
th(. oflfwrs to voted for and in the
other the separate bailor, for and
no.ainK( thfi nrr,visions of the Constitu.
Hon, suomitteu to a separate vote.
liy oolbUi.inu 01 U'V'l Ataj.-ueu. Ames:
Aatiug Ass't Adj't-Oenenu.
London Ti.nes on
The Same Paper on French Affairs.
An Old Anti-Jewish Order Revived.
London, November 2t. Tlie Times;
in an islitoriai ou t!B treatment ol tin
Irish tpiestioa fit the net session of
Parliament, says: "Tho Ministry
must be prepared with a hand Re
form bill i'maied with au eye to jus
tice atlfl statesmanship. At the same
time authority must a-aert itself.
Treason mast not be permitted, nor
praises of murder sung. The decla
ration must go forth that Ireland shall
not be uuflbiwf to sink to the level of
Greeceor the Sicilies. Such prep:tra
tion unust be made, whatever the in
jury may be-to the budge;, that there-
shall be "left no possible temptation to
The Times considers the election of
Rochefort to the Corps begtslatif the
last impotent protest of an angry
populace. The yaitiiii have sent one
of themselvea to the Chamber, but
this docs not prove thai France is rijs?
for gamin goveinnir'nt. France, with
the exception pi the First District of
Paris, has returned men who can bes!
arbitrate hetfieen liiijierialism and
Revolution, who will at least hesitate
in making a Choice lietween Napo
leon and K' clK-fort. It is reporteii
tliat the Kmperor,in giving commands
to prepare his ppafsrit for the opjiiiing
of the Chambers, said: " I !- 'he
widest and iuat alisoluto ie mHo"M
noeiiy. simw I-
Si'. PETDKSBOJsH, .N.A'irks.
The old law limiting tftJUeMtdPnce of j
Jews has been enforcey.', Vn some parts
ol the Km pi dp, rwjiMiy, and somr
2,tMiy of these, poojL'.e liave been re- j
moved frtim the is-ssarabian frontier
to the interior ojfifcissia. wiiliin a few 1
days. The inWiression prevails that
. . s.i .: e ,1. I
me r.ioicior win ui-ippruxe 111 1111
The Green-eyed Monster
CixciNfNA rr'N'ovomtpr2ti. ITurnf-o
Phillips shot P. If. Leonard at half
past t-levi ti last uighi, while U was
HcromprtnyinpPris. Mary rumminp;,
yang widfiw, from thu tbcator,
i'luilijp.-. Imtl lately heen paying; ntten
tion.s to her, hut was rejeetcil in favor
of L"onaril. JThrfe shots werp tired,
one of whiclvito'ik eflW-t in the Kro'ut
hut is not (Stnron-'. Phillips ua
drunk antl has Ihs-ii arrested. Both
parties are young.
Nkv Yokk. N'aven.lH'r ii. -cotton oeiieil
firm, close.1 lieavy, i. Salrs luwi. flour; 1
5 i. Closillk .'.ilUC lower. Wlo-at No. JsprlDK
M -') -.-1 :.l. ll.si Western 1 :; Illinois t it
Corn Sl Ki'.hI laV Pork niunr; :S1 l.ar.l
a Kim,!.- ilrmi r. whisk tlrn.er Western Sl tr
W. Qrocerlas dull. t t:h.t shhit i'i ...lr,.
New Ortsaas MoitaaiasN if. Turper.iineSt ;s.
Rosin si aa-.ts a. Kie- dun. s.u;
Money Minket Money Is vcahout a new
feature. Tt..- 'lelnuilU for eall loans Is
promptly lut-f isf ." .7 . uiid prime business
note aiedis.'ounttHi to .1 nurfierste .-xier.i m
U to I... mft all psnrl (a-low prime only sells ai
Jrrecntftr rstes. 't-tertln firmer, lit s;vtl.
UU1U o)H.ne.l III ?1-1",. leillOfl Sl! and h.i- ,
vaneed l" SI -4:..kn tie iinnoinireuient that
thut ii milliter of w:r-.. ssels were ordered
heie, p.-lit.lnx lh lilli. ilMy iihout the 8pau- '
isn mi uooai.. aiinario,-,! al i .'Isl n 1 J4' Ill
! :.r.!lllfl were
thsl t' uet niee l he r.s.-Kial,-
Usiuiieiit of the
Qlt i . .in Moims, bdlng SX.vv
H . :-;i . iji SVIOU
S er, nlld d.rslerb I e.ort
lsn ..i.iers t
rwi'.n-r wrr .smntr
uut. stale lvn vy-.-sk. old T. Die 1-
sue s .41' s, .lew Tt-nue-ees jl),
I try '.bod Tli. inaiket cor.tlnnes dull and
ilepressva, itltliouirii pries are wltboui ma-
leriiii i-iisiocf. it. -,i i.rown Utei:ajn ax.
nNCiNSATT, Nov. inberS. -lloor
unehia.Hi.. whaat ti i. r low
er. ' ' l
iN i. l: e s. ,.ll. I.:,ilrv 11 luhun.- ..
; live s.uW0. I.:.il, iiiuhuiiKt... WM?,kv
,.-l.t at l iKl. l'..rk M en. Hulk
helil at l uD. Pork a&! mi. Hulk meiita I
. k....l.lun Ml " l.l.-. 1MI l. I..-.. 1-1 .....
ler a. .-l',. tiss II. riieeae VSijAt. Sittoli
dull, '.-:-. Tohnren hlcher. Ituto'JB. llo
1U j in Ai.
St. Lovja. November '.Si Ilonr Fall sapsr- I
line fl i.u .4 Si. Wheat (.7. l"orii injc ju il. .
Dais tool. J(v- r.--i7J. Whisky I Co.
si,.irll-.l'0;. ilolss Rf. Mi'ss iv.i-ft $.10 fill
Hulk shourders ITU; sides Itgiiy. Ban
eon shoulders 19J- liunis Jl. U.nl IT.
Tobae.-o Is -.tesdy; plaiitailon Itigii iiulll jo;
dark leulvll Mii tf-
Cup v;i, Noveiiilierui. Klour.Sprin:e.lru I
Wheat SIP .
Uals l',.t Itye 71. Ilailey 1 U'l. Hleliwin.
Wialilu. IMife S-.V.(--i) il. Iiril I7..I7',. Bulk
sides l'a; hulk shoulders, half cured,
ll'j'jvU.i,. Cuha sugar ISU;,.
Iaii'isvii.i.r, Noveniiier 31. I 'orn sr.. it-.e
so. Oal 'Kl Family Hour steady at Ra
Cotton flrui; Middling 2S?tf. Toinu-eo uaiei;
sales of 17 hhds. at 8 70,417.11. Pork :t!
Maenn Ktiouklers 1.1: side.-, lii1 . t li,:,; hulk
shoulders 13: sides 1 17. laird 17. Whis
ky $1 01. llatujilix Wxt
Nkw i i ii l. kan s. S'oveir.lKi :ti. -Cotton active
-.'.lUluling ill',; sales UIU) hales; reeeipta l'.77
Laics; e.vpons I.. Liv.-t J4;ai la!rs-
Havre l.jnj h:.h. I'lour .lHil-siiprune Sfwi
XX i n; XXX 4b Wvt . i on. easier,
Sl 17',. uals .-iisfcr at S0mi. tinui Rearce ai
til oi. Hay ses.rre itl 1:15. Hirk uiH-aiieliii;
;:i OS. Umim .juiet ; shoulders 17',; aides Ji' ,
iia,S. Lard oulel ; ilerre Isjyalh-,; ivtn Ii..
M. Hugur yellow elsrlded f2(. !.(,. M
lasses t-asier prime liJevtia; ehol.. 70rr7tf.
Whisky iillet Wvsteru ret-lifled ii ' ..
lortee quiet; lair 111) Wit prime luV'i'
Monil.K, N.iveuil.er Hi. l i.u.ni linn M 1.1-
dliiai JliiL't'n. Sales BVl bales; ns-elpts SS3;
I exports l.w l.ales.
I cm iti.KHi-ON. Joveniler Cotton dull
1 Mld.iln.- Jl.- .'-i' , sines l.i hs i s rooelpis
I 1.1S; Imports roftitw-fle fTS WfcleJ. '
Havansaii, Novntiher -S, (V'tou firm
2r; sales W hales; reeclnts -JUS .-xjiorl.
: .. i . i - -- Novemta-r at!. !otton easier;
t'plands llr',d; Orleans ll7d; sales ISO's) I...J. a
California while wheat estd; red western SS
M red winter 8a :lu Western flour Jlsikl.
corn, iiux.hI, Ss M.1. uals :Ls iid. I'.-as .us.
Lonisn, Novemter fi. c'onsols Wf!,; 6-os,
V-aav?,; iii, Si': '67s, IO-Mbj,?',.
I'Al.rs. N.,,eHh. . VliO Uoarse . loved
il i in , lleutes .If 5-s-.
Rauicalism Caves in before the Supreme
Prom the N'aslivillo l uion ami American,
The Washington correspondent of
the Charleston Vomit r expresses the
opinion that the threatened collision
between Congress and the Supreme
Court ot the United States will be
postponed indefinitely. The Admin
istration, or Grant himself, appears
willing, after the late contest over the
Yerger case, to yield to the Supreme
Court the right of jurisdiction, and it
is thought Congress will acq UMBOS iu
this dispoeRioii. The Vourier't cor
"The long-threatijned contlict be
tween the Federal Judiciary and Con
gress i3 again deferred, though not set
tled. It is plain that thecontiiet Ukely
to arise from tlie Texan and Jlissis
iippi halieas corpus imses has been
evaded through the tact and prudence
of President Grant. It was first
thought that the Attorney General
would compromise the question bv
o. itlulraivinu '.lis iiiniiikilii.il In tin. 1
application Tor tho writ of habeas
corpus, in Uia! ease tbe Government
thp jlldjciary 'would hve heen openly
vll,tMin.,,. '(1 mnHutaitioiinl iriirH,i.
woulil have yielded te.e point, and
" The result wa seen and evaded by
the ,rttorney-(ienera.l. As he eotdii
not curry out the extreme views of ihe
Government, he took ran- that the
Government should be permitted to
retire from the field with the honors
of war. I am persuaded tiiat Grant
himself was tho prompter and author
of the arrangement which has been
finally made. Yerger and his Texan
compeer are to remain in their present
condition for au indefinite time that
is, until the Executive. Government
shall see fit to turn them over to the
civil authority for trial. The Supreme
Court, on ite part, ia to take no order
at all on the subject, remaining oou-
tent with the affirmation of lis juri -'
diction. On the other hand, ibe Ex
' ecutlve Goverrihtent relaxes its en
Irish forcement of the reconst ruction law-,
, ljur does not yield the right to it."
it appears ili.it Verger's counsel
j must havo consented to tbb dfcH)si-
tion of the ciise. as n :i hi 1ms rxs-n
made to brintr it up for hearing on its
merits. The case, as far as it halftone,
jiresents some remarkable fcaluri-s;
not the- !vt of which is that four or
live yearsgn, such a decision would
have held (o be r:ink treason, anil rt-r-hajis
have subjected the inemher ; oi
the con ft to arrest and imprisonment.
There are occasional indications Hint
the strpreni.e-y (t the law is again
assert its away, and that brute force
will in a short time give place to law.
Radicalism weakens as this change
KTAKE-WOI.FK.-In this city, .-vmi).-r
2jIIi, Ht Ihe it-Mlden.-e of Mr. K. H. Ildy, liy
the Ki v. L. I'. Itaimotn. L'apt. T. fc. BtAJt r. to
Miss Jennie W. Wolfe, Ih.Hi of tlilsrfry.
l.ns il It-. Hagerslown, M.I ,aial Waalilim
ton. I), i '., papers please t-oj-.y.
FAKLEV-i i MMl.N'tiS.-Uy ltev. K. R Kv-
ni. I'll the li"ith Inst., Z. linrca Faui.ky, of
Silnil.yeonitty. T.un., surl Miss Kl.l.A M.,
dHtix. icr u( Livl Uummlni, of Marshall
IlItl'RY cHtEKN'. At Ju-ksonport, Ai Ir-m-s.
on TbarHrtny evening, X-veinW.'sV i.t s
. ;o.-k, i.-JK. J. H. li; Mr. J. R Ducky.
Memphis, an.! Mls Moi.t.tE Ubeq, 01 Jsek-
KK1IJ.V. Th" 'unersl 01 Jon J. uaii xv.
who u ivs trTsy.1 i.y Ih fHlliiiKof the Louls
v.ile ItillToasVl rhU. . will take plaee from the
resilience of I 'lisrles Kruger. on South mreet,
iH-lweeB SheUo .'iJ T.-liliess.-, 0:1 Snmlny, at
tj .j ..'elsek mii. Krt.-inis aiet ae.itiaiiitHU.-eK
are In .'lie d to attend.
TRIBUTE OF RESPECT.
IIP HA Hi -Hied, of consumption', fir Crit
tenden county. Ark., on the 13th lnak, after
a long aud painful Illness. Mrs. srLVCTTta 1..
KtciiAKOH, wile of lienjamln K Ulehards, In
the frith year of her age.
Hhewaabotn in Bobcrtson county, Tenn.,
ik-lober 21, UU; the da.iuhter of Kllaa and
Klixabelh l-'ort. In the last .stage of her din
ease her tlirosi and tongue iieeume AO exten
sively ulcere led that she e-uld swali.'W nol'i -lni
lint liquids, iter stitteriui;s at !!mr. were
aliuoet BOfsaBi eudurnnce, yet ska ls.ee her
al!llctloi,s without a murmur, j silently suir
erliiR oo until death should r4uie lo liar re
lief .sh expressed no lears at the- f.pfnosrh
ofdeai;,. but yieldeti up her spl'iito the surn
iii jin i4 vtr Maker calmly, peaeeBaUy. "with
out a struKle As a wife, she was :o her t.u.1-
. : th. first, best frill of i iod tnrrtTh;'' a
dev. tt.l mother. kind and ::.l:inuiirieni!
a nob!e.oslm;.le o her s.-x. liarltatlo, evei
reti.ly to help U.e nee.iy-, she leayes lsige
family ..f luiaMves, and many friends to
mourn her toss. .
' she liviis in all the past;
sue Mves.ner to ihe last.
Of seeing her ;.:aiu will wedespair.
In dreamx we see tier now,
And obi her marhle I. row
Wc see tt wrill.-n, iliou -iiait see mothore."
l'AKK BK. Ait.-r liji.t day k -Icktress1, con
clude I Kov ember 22. 'Sen. died our deal friend
Urn. Franco A. I'.vi::. i.k. aired years.
The dsceased wa. born un.l raised In Flori
da: manias), o. ed.r Ith, WA, In Memphis,
Teen ., ai lbs residence of Kauiual Mcodneh,
to Mr. li. l'ark. r. sl.e came with herhushand
to his iioiue in tie -.c! nt ry, w t.ete. MPttli ex
ceptions of the troubles of tlie lale war, bin.
has las-B leading a happy life; she was truly
an ai.-eetlonate wife; never seemed rrsjiplei
than when at borne with her liusbaiul, who
Is now deeply grieved Fat the loss ol his le
lov . .1 eoBftpaolon ; bavlBB no eoaoMMMh but
; llttie i'tiuiiie, wih. wns I lie iidoptcd danjrhter
I and rs't of her grandmother. We too, were
I sor.-l .'.Isiitss.Uo old a Unal farewell of such
! au esteemed mend and kind neighbor, our
: aoftllslrilniii i a gi ot short duratlo.i.
y. t we knew hr well and level
j h loueti. How co-.ild we do otherwl.ef'
, for she was kind and irsaerons to alL 141m
joined Ih. 1 uiubsrlaiid Tr.-soj terlau Church,
seine ten years since, and. as far us our world
ly judgment liable to deride, slu.- has tieen
llVlDg a falihfal member, hhe leaveie4iind
bos hand an.l mauy friends to mourn In r I.ms.
Oh, may we all so live, In this world of trial-),
lhat when we come to die we will be face to
fare with our dear i'licnd. A fr'KlKXD.
HSLL, FONTAINE Sl CO
Hnccessoni ioWiui A anc', Hill A Co.,
326 FRONT STREET,
HAVK for sulf, HDtl ktep onifiatIr oti
ban, tt. ft . .Sct9 umnL ft . .ijtjur.
l;i 111. ir line
(Wan fig e.i. eiully
In Mich nr-
Jowls and liuniris,
III line. 1 Sugars,
Itio ',-:) -.
MoIsskps sin! Hympg.
Kentn.-ky Hsgging, M. su l M.. Kv!. Iy.,
Ijonileman, and J. and It. Flax.
Hope ami Arrow Ties,
NaiW and Spike,
Klour and Meal,
and Ubbsh liertiiig
.IIS. .- '!e. WhiKkv,
ltoliinsou County Vliiky.
Calling your nttenllon to Ihe above, we re
gpeelfully request a continuation ol your pa
tronage, and promise, hqr strict atteutioo to
ouslixtrss, with the IntereHt of our i,iilrous
ever before us, 10 merit 11.
no.? daw iiLLk t'V.x'VAlMi: A CO,
DR. RICHAU S fiOLOEN REMEDIES.
T TsR these ., nlv. and save time. U-i.lili and
L.' money. Sl.imo reward for any ease of ills
iiase in Bttl stajnB ..liii ii the) tall to oare. Dr.
Itlehiui's Golden Ilalsuiu. No. 1, eiires Clcers,
t'li-. -rated Hore Throat mid Moulh. Sore l'
Cutaneous Kruptl'.n-, l'ot.'..r-eoloretl b!.i. u
es, Horenisu. ol the Hcalp. Semfula, tie. ; it la
thegreatest Innovator, Alteratlee nnd lllooil
Pn.-ifler known, removes nil mercury from
the : and leaves the blood pure aud
Ur. Kicuau's Golden llsUaui. No. 2, enrrsi
Mercurial Att'ecilons. Itheii mutism In idl its
us. uiid give immediate relict tn.aU uanon.
f either n. 1 or 2, ,iv Coltle. or two
lii,, - ' eiilaak. iiltdote, a rapid nn.l
radlrfti cx-.re lor ainiriiuir .leraniieiiieiiiH.
Prioe S3 per bottle,
Pr. KINi .11'" loldi 11 Klixlr D'Araour.a lad
Uvulooie tor Nervous or lieneral Ueljlllty. in
old oryoiniir; ini.srllnaenerry with woniler-
lul erllVi. Price So per bottle, or two Ironies
sblDiied H Ia.iv-eroniP'"'" dim L d I -'on,l?..me,its made us by river are cov
hi Hiirref'Llh uo.-. None sluice alifouK Jr"
the iisnie of 'UR. HirHir (Iiiluen Kkmk
tore. 11. It. Rii-maros, sole I'roprlelor," blown
in glun ot ljllieH. iiilre.-.
lilt D. It. KICHAHliS,
del w No. 2M Vark-k St., Sew York.
1). DlHAt Kit,
J. B. i:Riis.
W. Ii. WAP. 1 1.
DeHaven, Cross & Co.,
No. 4I2 NORTH LEVEE,
To Cotton Planters & Stock Raisers
THE Memphis Oli I'oinpany wish to pnr
cliaae, durinK next fall and winter, a
large qusntlly Cotton Heed, for wliieh they
wlll pay the market price, fUrnlsh kaeks. and
have Heed oarreotly wt-lauod on their lsrae
iilatoi iu i l-'alrliank scales. The nrnetlieir
frieu.ls nol U store their Msoa in laraequsn
tltles. and thereby have their value destroyed
or Injured by heati.no. Planters who wish
to make contracts for delivery of Heed will
pleas eauat n Work, Center Landing.
ar oil rake and Meal for sale in any quaa
independent Cotton Press,
203 MADISON ST.
OUR purchase has been continued Ur tli
U. S. District Conrt of Missouri Ibr the
Houthwe-tern Kreight and Cotton IreasCom
uany, we are now prepared to compress iv-ou
bales cotton In Hi hours. Will have two new
presses up within a few days, which will tarn
out Mm bales in addition to what we me now
noil M0BSK & BUDSON.
THOMAS TROUT & SONS.
204 Front Street,
MEMPHIS. - . T f.' N N ESS R K .
tttr Liberal iuirun.'.-s ma.te ou rnusln
msnts ot I'etton ta oar .srrs.p.nJnts,
Met.; 1 r.. S.M le CD . R. .tn ;
Williams, iiiRsu; ,v 1 New Vork;
M..;inK- 1 .'. IXx, psltlmuir;
B.Huxs s.i.s. Phllsillpitta. or-ll
W. L. Stewart.
of Sl..-1'iy 1 .... Tenn.
j. it. Hmun
LaUi Miuiuaii Vo., x.-nti.
STEWART Sl SKiLLERN,
Cotton 3Fa,c tors
ICO. SM FRONT STRUCT,
aar WIH att :1 promptly lo the sale ei ' '-
ton and Todfcoe, sad ml ordars for supplies
SHANE, HARRIS & CO.,
General Commission Merchants
:il Front Stiwt, Menij.liw.
B8r We remnjie onrselves strletljr to the
aelllnit or lrodnee, ud hszard nothlse '
It. W. PiTicr, 1 .tt of Kasiport, Mt-ss.
J. C. Tkiibt, late of Henderson, Terry A Co.,
PRICE 8l TERRY,
No. 9 Union Streets,
Over Mcftsluuu A Tres.lw.H's.
HEMFUIH, - - -
TENN ESS K.
T. A. NELSON & CO.,
No. S Jefferson Street. Memphis, Tenn
a"I,lberiil rush ndvences made on con.
siicnmeut. lo mem. or to their New Orleans I
house, Niajju-S, U.U.J.IIILK ICO. sill
E. r.. We
John W. Wexbes,
Kayette Cu., Teun.
E. B. WEBBER Sl BRO
230 Front St.. Mempli
oi rotliin solicited. Lib
i.n '-onslKiiments In store 1
riantatiou .supjiiiei fur
uibrkel rates. au'sl
ttOBERT lilAI'k-. Z. N. tMM
J as. W. AKi.t RsoN, Jackson, Tenn.
BLACK, ESTES Sl CO.,
tturceftbora to llorton, K-.tea A Co.,
AND COMMLSoJU.N MMUCHANTH.
Wo II Wo?iroe St.. Mpmphia, Tenn.
BWron-tpTiinent of Collou, Tobaoeo and J
Uraln soli.-ileti. Jkiuinx. Koptf and all Hop- '.
plis furuUiat-d nt tbtv loweM iale. Ubeial .
OkVfitt MTftaMeiBMltl made oo CoBimb lv ataca
or ;n tratiKtt. ael !
u A-K S. TAYLOR.
w. f.. Rsnr.iKn
W. E. H or IRK.
General Commission Merchants,
4 - MOXP.ilK MTItHK.
ween Miihi uiid
1 .) hi out, Mr
Tit lOjti rtu'.iit-i4 :ui iiiriii-l ,iq rtKiMiJilne
" 11 !. -i ;n i. lnKiirtxl. tinlew thr
wi : u- ; i net ; i . k-3
CKAS. H. 00RI0N, Jr.,
tl nte or M.-Jty a Iorton),
Cotton Pact si,
Office, No. IS Meshy 1 Hunt's BuilaiBf,
II I' ST.v ilis,
304 I-roiit St.. 304
artntPttTS, - I'F.NN'.
ar Bnuelinr, ltope, Ties n.l fuppil fur
iilshe.1 ooatonii rs. now
J. F. DOWDY,
Cotton IF t o t o x
No. 'JC-1 Front Strtvt, Mcmiihw, Tenn.
:.-. auviiuees made
W. W SI1.AV.
MiLAM. BOWLING &. CO..
General Commission Merchants,
2CG Front Street, Memphis.
OUR 30TH YEAR IN MEMPHIS.
C O M M 1 88 1 O N MEHCHANTH,
No. 3i4 Front Street,
CiOMHlUNfKNTS tou by river lnsnre.1 In
our open p.,11, v. irders proiupU.v filled,
and liberal cash advancer, on prodii.ee. a cou
.mual Increassof onr liuineas ismels-ni evi
dence of aatlnt'aetloa UHen. sel daw
314 Front Street,
Memphis, : : : : Tennensee. ;
VKacKinK and Ties furnished lo ensto
rners at Tow.-st market rules. sel daw
P. a. Joscts J. D. JuSKH
TOBACCO ANO PRODUCE FACTORS
Mo. K Madison St., Memphis, Teun.
is. MAt" kice WjBMa
J. r. -Li : Ki...
S. M. WEBB CO.
No. 9 Stonewall Block, Up-stairs,
Umos Htbket, bet. "ront Row and Main 8u, .
se7 daw MEMPHIS, TKNN. j
General Commission Merchant,
No IO Jefferson St., Titus Block,
OPPOSITE (,'OMMKKC'I.V L. HOTEL,
K. K. BfjpMg,
Late of Hhane, Bell A Co
M'GEE Sl HERRON,
254 Front Street,
Between Court and J i Uersou. Memphis, Tenn.
0W Bagging. Rope and Iron Ties furulshsd
at loweai uiarkel ralas. s daw
GOTTLIEB & EZEK1EL,
Corner Second and Adams Streets.
REGULAR TRADE SALE
EVERY TUESDAY AND THURSDAY.
At! x n r.cpn mud
A1S. ROGERSON. Auctioneer.
LARGE TRADE SALE CF
Fine Clothing, Shawls,
ARABS, CLOAKS, ETC.
Tuesday Morning, November 30th,
At XO O'Clooli,
sold a deslrai-le line of Cnahi,
Vesls.overrfists, Khswls, Aribs,
uuk.i, etc., etc..
tt'ITUOL'T LIMIT OK KErtEltVE.
8Y GOTTLIEB & EZEXIEL.
Corner Second and Adams Streets.
WEDNESDAY, December 15. 1869.
I Vo, Sr. u, R ( -hanrcnr Court of Memphis-
' tikffh.M M.1d, Id thIuwnofKorll'iokcriijfc;.
j t.n W KPittHRAT, Dtft-mtr ti. within )-- '
n houcM, I tic tt)nowtn3UeKribMl lieud -!( h,
11m snnth l:ut n( Blcx-lt, '. 'v. In that part
-f thecily of Memphis mlll Kirt Hvkfrinu, '
' :mU lyinir between KiftU Mreel on tbetaet!
I and t-Vnrth txeet on the wet, auU holnn .
iltlvM rth th Mitath. tic1 th1 nrn nllny eft rf !
j OhoA4ou -lfe i i ihi. nurtii, iron Hug Uu feet
I b iui'heo in K) street and t) feet on tihol- '
; sob Klreel,
Tfkxhov rtAi-E.-rash to the amount of the '
tlwrt-f herein :tpi rotUs: i n'anoi n a rretltt i
of Iffihe itLontha. Kuultv of i -demi-T Ion i
Iu tune the Above nale Kiuiil fail to brmv lbe .
ainoiinlof the deeree herein untl eoat. then
1 :. : In tliat i-vr&L th n-nh Ult ot r-ahi i
Block No.j9 will beaold.ln lou i.r nurxllvi-'
sioma: aie to t-ontlnne nntll the amonnt j
rrquisue to satisfy the decree herein and i
ooate, in C.mh, 1a ftliH.
i'eriiinot m.c ol north half of Klock N'o.iV '
Or.e-half eaak: halaareona credit of twelve ;
months. l-nit ot redemptiou barred.
noli A. ALl'ON, t and M.
MARSHAL S SALE.
Y virtue of
wo exertitlnA to me directed
i seven hu
id two cetn
I sun. 1 wUl l
ider, for eash,
r of the Mnui
WrUnesday, the 1st Day at December, 1369.
mac.'tuif i .v, uoilAta,
jlatlorin-sfale?i. and p.
inc to -ui.t lt411ux '
roj-erty of tlir Mem pi
iii(ttirlii: 'oilman v. a
ma una Jlanu
Id to Mitlsfy the
I iwegoin. jucUwdaats. i
Marhl M. I . M.
Uv Jl. . BALI., Ilepu
Noverala-r In. 1S.
A VALUABLE FARM
ttONT.MNI5(i 1W. acre!., m arret olarpit
and in kiwhI iliIabIc-fuitllt)on, tlv mIm
In gtMxl timber, will s- mjM Uy ib under- j
sjg;i-it, heirs of flttaih .Mci !e:lui, to ira litb
t Mddsr, Ui tlvNlou, its
Tuesday, the 7th of December next.
!l:twen tne huari of and 2 o'rlock, on the
ir inl-. Tbt iuinniveinentt are a l
( weiiiiifc-lious.-, iLiu-bt'i, fiitok-siottae, Mta
uldai, rrttvi and othr uut-lKmKes.rabA-lotuud
A fine yuunc orehard, r ow hertrtnic- Hnld farm '
i united JH tallest northeast ot Mernprtl). u .
iheArt civil duttrict tn Mhby eonutv, tvg .
:.n! a-half inilr? from Shelby Iipim-"'. M A ,
ti. K.t and on th r-wd Iadlna forHrtfVn.vit:e. I
TEisM.s- - Matt tbf t .
f twelvt months, wi;'. . i-
(JliSt. oa ti credit
W. It. McCI.ULAH,
M. J. .Mt-CI.FLUAi.
Lauderdale County, Ala.
I'tlis viet.raietl Wi;lrlng Place, with th
: t Hotel an.l l ottsaea.coutull.ini; lalsleel.-
' lux rToomy. rUe Parlors, Ball-room. Dicing
Hull. Kilelienn, Bar mid Billiard Kooms an.l
I oifltH. lonelher with ntioat TOO acres of land
H.tJ'.iiiii.a (he SprloKs traet, aud all the
lloirnetiold nlld Kitchen Furniture Bisr an.l
Alley Fixtures, Mules. I stile, liisjs, Slieot.
XHTill too Sold Publicly
F'or illviilou let ween owners.
On the 15th Day of December.
. To tlit hiithe (umI beit bidder. Tlf bonaw
:iiift !"" fi , ye in i;ood inndttion, and eve
. 1 jtli'ii '1 In r-adt!tt-sK to t'ontliufj busltiaii.
and circular .le
. 1.. Pniprielora.
BOOTS ANO SHOES.
New Firm New Goods
SOUTHWCRTH & THAYER,
Boots, Shoes & Hats
199 Main St, Memphis.
vSf At competing prices with any other
Market. Hoods 801.0 omly to Mkr
( HANi-s. Satisfaction guaranteeil in ev
ery instance. Be30U&w
GOOD BAR & iBiLLJUU
Exclusive Wholesale Dealers in
BOOTS AND SHOES
HATS AND CAPS,
AU MAIN STRKET. WKHKTKR BLOCK,
We arc now reoelviuR oor fall stock, tbe
larKest we have ever ottered to the trade.
MEBCHANra will nod II to their Interest lo
,-xnnime i-fore buylna. snail .
T. U Aijiu. I" 0- cn cirrow.
Mmu phis. Tenn. Little Kock. i
ALDEN & OVERTON,
Gen'l Commission Merchants,
For purchase of Ontton', and sale of every
description of Western Prodoee,
Xo. 57 Main Street, Little Rock, Ark. !
n.. . . r' :u , , . -.. ism. xr
Clellan t.'o.. Meacibam a Treadwe'll, s.-Uool- !
Held A Hauauer.
EVANS, GARDNER &. 00.
Jobbers of Dry Goods, White Gosds.
Uave removed to 537, K, 541 Hioudway, ,
l New York, a few doors above St. Sicholaa !
Hotel. , "ov !
I J. LEE KIXHHY. r
j il,' i, L.O.I1S tWJU I IM.-M.eL ' O.
lltlS. W. CI.ARK,
I ule Treasurer Memphis St. fjoais Pkt.Co, i
FINNEY & CLARK,
Commission and Forwarding
,4 !D OKNBRAL Pt RCHAHINO AOEJTT8, I
V jioa. 301 and 30B North Couimsrelal Htreet,
corner of Otlva, BT. LOUIH, MO. noi
PUBLIC SALE OF
Storehouse & Oweillng
No. 296 Secottri 5!., BHcw S;dison.
ON TUESDAY, NGVEH8ER 3C.
sjh-E win slt. to if.. -
ie r- -
ROYSTER, TREZEVANT Sl CO.,
H. E. cor. Main and Jefferson Sts.
DAILY SALES OF
MERCHANDISE, FURNITURE, ETC.,
av No Ooods offcre.1 staocUon ondat llmil.
THIS MORNING, II O'CLOCK,
'learlns hhI of Dai
elllng, asMaltta ....
Also, ready-iaaue bh
JEWELRY AND SILVER PLATE.
From the well known bouse of
C. J. TYLER & CO.,
At our Salesroom, Daily, at iO n.ta., aad
coatisatd st 7 p at., until tee btotk
i Closed oct.
EVERY ARTICLE WARRANTED
The Ladies partlenlirlj .anted.
BsT liuods now open lor SBaBBBBattsBk "
ROYSTER, TRE2LVAMT &. CO
Administrator s Sale of Vaiuubie Sig
4 ifonr. '
On Tuesday, December 7th.
.in Lot Xo. j
being Big (.Tee Plnaroail
. tt. ii. a
m j BOY8TEH, TUEZfT.' A VI
o 1 Plans on file rrt onr ofar.
BANKS AND BA'Ktrlb.
K. K. DAMN.
J- N. OU FR,
v. r. nil mi.
C. C. PArP'i
F. S. DAVIS,
W. W. THACHER. Casiuer.
And Gen 1 insurance Company,
Cor. Front and Madison Sts.,
D. B. MOLLOY, President.
aniB FERD1MAND M9U.0Y, Ctthier.
Does a General Itnnking and Exchange
ChUection made at all point and
AMOH WOODKl'KK. A. T. LACEY
J. Ii MERR1MA.N, THOK R. HJHTH,
II. T. TtlMUNHOX, A. J. WHITE,
U. A-i'AUTEK, J. It. WATKUOS,
W. H. CHKKRV.
W. H. CHERRY,
H. A. PARTEE,
J. 1. FREEMAN.
Ass t Ca- -
THE DeSOTO BANK
JAMES ELDER, V. II. WOOO.
T. R. EARNnWuRTfl. s. II. nu.Nji..jMB,
JOHN B. I.EE'H.
JAMES ELDER, : : President.
W. H. WOOD, : Vice-President,
T. R. FARNSWORTH, : Cashier.
No. 6 MADISON STREET.
Tbos. Fisbor, Prcai't.
CELLS Hlght Draita on Irelar.il. sad Tl
ttx London, at New
In sours to suit
'tpai cities and
towns In Continei
UNION AND PLANTERS BANK
NOTICE TO stockmoldeh:.
MExruis, Neember 1, IW.
The Board of
tallment of R. u
of i bis Bank to b
01 JnJT aexl.
8. P. HEAD, Casn.er.
Petro Oil Headquarters !
Cor. Main antl Washington Sts.,
WHOLESALE & RETAIL DEALEA3,
ON HAND NOW. AND OrFER FOR
tie, at LEHH than the usaai prleeo:
Took stores, of rarlSM kluds and
400 Heating tttovea; -300
barrels Petro Oil)
A large stock of Lamps, Tin tVare, etc
BW Country merchants will And it to tlMte
Interest to see our i roods and L0 'V 11: . s.
TW are the onlv parties whoHtm :1a
BIO HT TO SELL the celebrated Petro ML
,.,.t R.a,iisvl anu v",
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