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THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL.
MEMPHIS, TENN., THURSDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1869, VOL. 30-20.119 ESTABLISHED 1840. I h St H m an rs THE LITTLE ROCK RAILROAD. The Suit of the Old vs. the New Board of Directors. Answer cf the New to the Bill of the Old Boara of Directors. Jn the Separate Coart of Chancery of Pu laski county, Arkansas. Robert C. Brinkley, Miles Owen. Henry B. Ednionisui and Alexander McDon ald, compl -in ants, vs. Frank M. Mahau. Benjamin f. Brown, James M. Lewis and Robert C Wallace, defendants. The ai"wer of the above named defendant- to the false and malicious tissue o! argument, assertion, iiiisrej.iPB.-eii'aiioii and atmse bv said complainant exhibits! in this iMMOMl OPSxrt aajateat tlicui, and bv e niiplainania falsi ly and without rea- s. a itied a .:u in i'iu K t-ondents fir-; respect i ill l atieii ion of ln" .'.nr: to the al .l Midi . uiii.it cX('l'-:iv-s as corrupt and fraudulent conspiracy rupny and fraudulently," ' pr .j-i't." ' Io-hs-ii impudence." " lug," conspiracy to roll," etc.. e winch this i.roteuded coinpUin. i -k the mi .lice ikeked, " cor 1 1 nous 1-iiUSl- -., .vith i -.arn- isb-d. Tuey do not ask your Honor to have their impertinent phrases and asser tions struck troni said bill, because they know and undersluJ iL it such phrases are but the stock in trad" with -which narrow-minded attorneys impose up.ni cnntidinir snd credulous clients, unluc.u such to believe thai because they are vrJ in the use of whttiskn WII HS Bt.llnif-irate." tha they are also versed in the prima pw of the law. Xoi W isl I I . J disturb the equanimity of the person I who prepared UM " so-caiieu conaoiaiiii in e4u. y, lespoiidentsare willing that the .On -. ii:n saii i u uu is. . .a.. au . . their slewing fhe said eoinp beautv upon .he pages ot I iaiut.i'o tbeother allegations I are remarkably well suited, 01 'i-1 . t'tii- tnemseives wiu a 0.0 e hi- nial of a'l nd mU 8UL'h assertmns, but re serve lo lh""'-lves the priv .i. ge ol feel inn the utmost couteuipt tor them and tor th men who could Use thetn. Such Un til ute is never used except te bolster a vels cause; and the only justification coiiplainantaoaii fiud for using 11 is, that their cause la a We tk one, and thai Ills MM ssary to " kick up a dirt 111 order, if piasi'- n, to disguise their weakness. Fee mg ihai heir cause is strong both in law auo jiisiic-. respoudetits do not pro pose to Me the tiiustrious example set I he in ov complainants. Re.poiiden.s aduiit that the Memphis ana Little Kock Railroad Company is a M Duration, chartered indue form by the s I Gene al AMM'IUUlV Ol LUUOKH-UI aas. by a" t approved Jauuary Uth, and bv otti r acta amenua-ory inures, . e aDDroved January IU, particularly .1 - r T . . .. ued act, although long Attl-a?d althougn by it the laud grant made by the Lu:'ed Stales 1 was donatial to the company, comp.'a- ants would like to keep out 01 ie, ao , contain- apn. vision which would show to your Uouortaarf to the public, to whom in K-au.y said coinplaiut is addressed,) that I s would like to keep out OI view, as it f t nmiMinaiitHhave for year-past ue n 1 pel'-. stcu.lv aud wilfully violating their j ..hM,a,.r u,n1 I lt IWS Ol lUC 31 ale II "III ich al ,ue t he company derives its rital tv The seventh seciioa of that act pro vid'ea "-hai after eighteen montlm from the passi'.g OI H.1S SCI, 1 uai ie tot; of said ll tilrt el Company to locate lln ir -t!l e at liopenVitd. ial" ttor- "r iiiierpoint wiiuin mi lessol this plain and aimpio provision lasaiilluT oi the piaiu. clear and aB aa ts"...-hedlawof tneland that "a corpo ration has no legal existence outside d. t,.i-r.. iriiir wnicn ereatea n it caiiuoi BU ir.tfiln II ,1 other sever. Inn ty. which pnncipie has been asserted ana .1 l ... . I r - - ill I tin I 11 1 l.t 'O t 5. iii itlmost everv State in the ! rnian including Tennessee, these coui- ; B4SoaP teudiug.to bring ail the courts of iilaiiiai.ts h iving first w ired iuto their the State into contempt, and one yhich bauds the nW and property of the com- everv court in the State o s it to tlse'.r naiiv bv virtu? "fa pretended election nd to its own dignity lo resent and pun -Leid" in the citv oi" Memphis, in the State jsn. Aa lor ourselves, we (ran only say of Tennessee have tor vears coutinued to tbat th- charge is positively untrue. Re dely the laws' rt the State which created spondents do not know of their own it have kept theofflce of the comuauy lo- knowledge bow it was that the County caied in ti.o citv of Memphis, and :.'ave ' -,,rt ,, Pulaski couniy, or the city of there called and held elections, made cou- . Little Rock, came lo appoint Hon. Ths. ire s oaid aud received salaries, aud dis- ! M. Roweu their ag"itt, ortoauihorise him tsised of ihe as-e:s ot the company. n ! to cast ibeii votes in said meeting. Rut aceouut of their illegal acts, the company j they are iutoriiicd and believe that no un- (,... u-en i.l ieed in direct violation ot us charter; and so long and so persistent has been their coutinued course of ille- I calitv so many acta of l'oriciinre have ! Tieeii' is iiiiui, led bv theiu. tinat until re- spondents or-'anired the company had U rn j ami tran fer joritU anl hi Id ties uf the rjatiiiC'l, i'ji caur- 1 xesat the hutcj . the favor of the authon- ' o! Arkansas. are informed and believe ' Ki - i:.,iii. ia.uaiit Brinkley has known of the illegality of the acts of liimself and . f tnetr said agent. H co-tsmip'laiiianls for at least more than j Respondents are informed and believe Tw, e m n.lusjM.-t and th .t h- haa ad-j tbal the notice calling the meeting w.is niuicJ an much. Ad yet siucuibai taaaa j naubUabed by order art a meeting of the Be ana bi s'inp1.t,iiants,Oa-en n.d Kd- stockholders if, k-MXl fkith aud form. They m 1 1 id so li. ie'iny as a sn-c-tlted ijm tlie I deny that it 'tm puiaiisncd lu an obaoatM Cbmmd.ee. ha -' assiiui-d Ihe r i , and corner ol the newspaper. They deny tkan have pretended toaeli to one it Was called to meet at an obi place one u.iliiou aud ten thousand J ol rs of Wbeu ll i kno 11 that coiiipiainaiiis hslj the sksjs of Ihe noiupauy. ; " ' " all the b-M.ks of ttoawaafauay, ami that actu large enowjk to cover ail 'A' (ejat j jf ue nave any byc-luws ibey wen-n. v r (t ' ihv coiiii'at,, ir.'nch amount ex- published, 1: i-id suipriMliglbal me n -ucCy to oue imUt'in trht thousand one htm- j tjees were no. puldi-lu 4 according to th deed and thirty three aoUars.,) at a Hi re ; -cusTom," Imi hethcr piopenv puo Boiuiual price, and have, as respondents j liaUed or DOt .more than lline-liiui i - la (-Jial i and delivereu to uuu ; ureieuil- tl oertiUCles to UM ctlect mat lie - tii lioider Of iliat amuuui of Block in - -sooipauy. liven if wsaaajHMaMa hd thev ., reality titlirefs ol the company, beeu i. ctlon irostid nave, b-jeu illegal, this traus - iut it is in direct rtalalms from the lac. iou of the at;i (if January OI the ninth aec - miJ comiitny, li 1 i 11, 18 st. . liarieii..-. s'ineriu waicli mta-K I ,,io,.c,l, d with the HNttMl lie !U jjnivi iea " that .heu irtawribec' by tue j t.hin Hjmi. ti,At tuey have coininejced le may ti- shall l , ' ujeeiun, ' aid i procecdniirs lo obtain iossesini of I lie -ot-ahuiderH at a itc-nerai rcsi.tjiilt in ,,ri,nert v ol I lit coin . but tliev denv fr..m iln- further tuft that, as ul axv itiii.ruifii aud believe, that i. . p, gxy Vaid lirli.kl-v reserved lo hnntelj u Jjt, . a .T .- .if - .A -i AW fhs in.. P..iilidK'v. hin friend-. jlj s aaa. a mm r ' - KA.-fM.tiii.v in Ibe i.lllrra "lid fit Jobs., only j l.t,r..r. il. ir.ni.u'Lion liOt llll (J I CUUI IUMi aaa-- - illegal but fraudulent, and holomg in aub ordTiiation all the legal alock of the com psuy. . .. j:.. ' Finding the company in uu. 1,-d contliiioii, ita cuarier forlriteu, Ms SL ertv m the hand, of an illegal body K -n'w ho it was believed, were saon JL? neinierestsof , be atockhnlders for T"' ' -V- J ' -..l. me.irs of their oi. n ."' ; a k-mo. i.a-lc to the coiiilia 'sw u r.?JV"?. vliven . the value ui IWOUUIIdidiemi V ; thousand d.il. . r.J..hi Anur. the oaaupaiiT vM u ,be .tuck- oulJeamiiiS eoKiiiisnt if the illegality nt iniued t... and d. ,.ilv,f Little Ko k ! mplain. nt.' . a, aa It v.aah.s duty to holdera lo uioel at . .Venilwr laat or I ,io But evrrv ouo, hovoVer hiU his po- upon the b.h day o. - (lBlci.n of tha i riilon or eui'inent hi. character, Who the purpoeo of elect Uit he)d waa j moves air&inal liacs ooiopiainants to u? oompauy. That ineeuing v.. g, ,h, ,mh t iT(J UleIU ol lhe m ffll,e, t,cy now U .ont.uu.al f.oui !. u u m ,, ,,, ,. jf. hold i, ln lueir eaiimaiion, a cuii- lu order that an siockii'ui-. Kni.lara TOwineo: iiuauv j'wh . .' j c, mre .ban ihree fourths of ihe K....H notitied of the time I) at , i.a. v and ol'jec a o h. , , n d era present ! forty-acven r jTm.-,,,! ihA tn-k I thousand uollar, of the at K 1 1 1 lie l a ' '..' vx. pnax-eaieri ... e.evv ipondents f. M. M.h.n. W. W Wil.hire j J M. Lewis, B. C. Brown and Col. Joseph ijjuow directors of aaid coninany. tal. Lenow declined to aarve, but the aaaer tion thai he did bo because he knew that aaid election waa fraudulent and void, is j absolutely aud positively uuttue. CM , baajaa loik the matter under ad. is. iu- it . r , . .. ...,:-. for aeveral dava. anu imwij ict.s.. uoaition in due form, K'"1!? rmT io7ao doine. t hat his other preaslng pri vate and public biisineaa eiigageineula would prevent him from giving proper at- tntlii to tne t aa director of tl hereto attach a aa exhibit " A ' tbe original al ourt. The f files tlevoi lost "1."" company, lteajoudents copy of said reaignatWn to ibia answer, and hold aiect to tho order of the "be f ur laat named reapondenla and elected reapot-dent Vallae, ihen with bis full knowledge. s.nu .-..nsent to tne ihisiihiu nii.. -j the ro4t-.at ion of Col. Lenow. They then , BS organic and to moceedinp. to have complainant, divest Sd of tbe offioca o ,llegally b"iJ aim abuaed, and to have I heir ow n right de termined. Aud yet. because tb aaauniid th execution of the trust de--volved ui- n them, and e. aue they In a peaceable manner appealed to the j courte of Hie country M determine a liter, iv .. -. .,u.e..oii. thr-y have beeu made the objects of loud and Jong-con-tinned abuae and miareprestentation, ex- ; tei.dmg not only to their acta, but ui their j motives, aud extending alao to the caurla and judge- of lhe Stale in which of uecea- I wily .b-ir actinua have -been commenced. , Jtot only in ibis document called a cui talain' iu cquitv, nave they and the eourta . d Judg. s of "tbe Supreme Court of Ibis at- laet-u abuaed and traduced, but lhe t11 ;.ia have taken up lhe cry and 1 i..w-l v.itti4'ach other iu trying to find . have vi. , uur ul respondeuts and lhe ; . pit bets acjuprfuie Court. 11 ajsmd- j Judge ofth 'eoataXt thamsilr lu an-: euta uvai"i ' .licioue aud umueritad swer the loul, tJ1 ajUri,ad al ...em. nor abuae v. hi. li naa k i iti.e, ilu lb. do ibey pro-ae w. uae8 , f ,i. r proioe i ' ,u,i oti. the fact preme lun, uui iur, (.()mllKit bat w hile in this ' "" ;V:1T attacked in equity. Ibe ...mp ha and villihed the Judgea if tw fiaaw.1 X- urt (one of them for nt. oftlc,.. aM A.aaua , V tWO Oft"" Bwu "nd McClure, .hall iJO ig'-s " deleud tbeuiselvea by t noopportun.i.y o oe fr( answer, j f- ,Ki- .inlHiiii will have so little raapect for itself as to permit such a libellous document to re main on its tiles, remains to bo seen. Having made this general statement, resKindents will now proceed to answer the allegations, assertions and arguments in said "so-called " complaint seriatim, in as concise amanner as possible. Respondents positively denv that, at the time of their elec ion or lor several vears before, said Memphis nd Little Rock R .ilroad Company was duly organ ized. They deny that complainants are the Presidl nt and remaining Directors of said company. They admit that they pretend to lie such, but deny that they held, bold or have right to hold said offi ces by virtue of any legal election. Thev deny that they exercised said offices with the coasont "and approbation of all or nearly all the stockholders of said com pany. Thuv aay that th" protended elec tion under which complainants pretend to hold, w.is held and inducted at Mem phis, in 'he St te ol Tennessee, and not within the limits of t tie S.ateof Arkan sas (wnicn wis the sovereignty and the only sovereguiy which er. aied said com pany) and w 1- nerefore illegal and Void. This fact was well Known to ooiuplaiuan s slid was cart fully ooiieealed from the Court by them, for the reason that if kiiouu.no court would cssist them in perpetuating .heir il cga control and car rying out their illegal auto. Respondents admit that co'iiolaiuants have and hive had control of ail property of the eoiu pauy, an. I rejHindeiits believe tbatili--,-nave waa.ed t .em The whole stock suit scription, fl.iOS 132: tlie proc-edt of 1 -1SJ.U0U firt inorg g i b mds; ifiiO.UOOXavy Vard bonds; ,t0 Arkansas Stale bonds, and fllW o 0 iu gold lent to the Company by the Slate of Arkansas, have all uisappeared, and the road is but haf mis-ticsi. Mow u,i tne, tunas nave De disposed of, is a secret known ouly to coiiipiainaiiis ana tueir inenus. tl wasieu Dj (rec ding boaids. would not complain ants louir auaaa have nublishcd it to the world? As to the allegation that at the time of the meeting of ine stockholders at which ?-. .1: .-n were cjeci. ii. complainant Hiinklev had agrce.t up m fixed a.-rauge ineiiis, ample and certain, to secure the early aud prompt completion of the rail road," while respondents cannot see whai such an alb gi' ion has to do with ihs merits of the legii question involved. n! vaav it as mmt buncombe " inserted foreffeci upon otit- siu-ts, mi'i 11 ji tu&i tuey w 11 ue ex cused if ttiev express a slight doubt as 10 its truth. Siuee oompiatnaut Brinkley has been pretending to be President of the company, so may such tiled and cermin arrangements have b-en made ; so many days have been set for the certain comple tion of the road; that respondents, like many other good men, begin lo distrust them. Respondents can remember that within the past four years, each ot the following days have boeu publicly set and fixed for the" certain ointi leiion of the road, to-wit: 1st October, lboti; 1st Jan 11 ary, 1W7: 1st Aprd. i-oT; 1st Oo ober, IMi lt April. IM o. oler. i84; 1st De- cemtier. 1S6S; 1st April, lota, and 1st Octo- louv. iwy -is., reineniuer tuat one 0-i. iouw. iw ai 0f these " fixed ;rr.i certain," baa alwayu fre each annual eli ll.V-11 l . tii' i'i ii s, aiiiiii-- auu beeu made just bo- election, aud just after has alwavs tai.ed. tor 1 bese reaaous re Bpoudent, respectfully ask leave to doubt the truth of this allegation. Respondents ' deny that they entered inio any consptr-a-y "withany'bne to seize the railroad, much lesa did tuey enter into such a cou ! splracy with Hon. Thomas M. Bowenand I Hon. John Met'. ure, or with either of ' TliMin The mention ol I he name of the latter could have been, and, as is shown, was bused only upon the fact that lu the exerclso of Lis ludieiul discretion ho granted certaii writs, a; .plied lor by re spondents, Inch writs u sjiondeiits say that bv the laws of the State of Arkansas, be had the perfect right to grant. The accusation msde against him is a nr.aj tiFt.l ..'I' ... nil. 111 it to a memiir-r of the hiahesi court of t he Stateof Arkr.il due or tlniair means to olitatn such orders were used, aud tliev consequently deny the whole chargw to that ett'ect. They joint, as acoufpieto refutanoq of this charge, to the Baat tha: nolwithalauun.i; the pujilicitv winch has lxen given totuo trans-lction, and not wiM.st .Hiding all th" otturLs of r man ill alnaarts and their friends. neiihcr !.';e t'ounty Court of Pulaski county, or the Mayor aud Aldermen of the citv Of Littls Bock, have revoked said u.-ieiiu iiicuta, or disiu jwod the act value 01 tin st. .ci.lioidcrs were uo; im u ! the lime, pi ace and object ol the meeting, i The ineeliiig waa op ued on Ihetith.w.is adjourmal from day to day until the i 11 1 li. in order tnai nil ine hiumiuuci in nl Is' notlfitd. ud on sid usy the i t t.i Memphis cl ownwt over tint- li .it of the etoca ot ttio tompauy having i, iu-i l tu v.it. ihe bits-kut.u. is i react. I thai ttiev h:n e ailuiuiited to do su liy fon e t,r Iraud. With tho eattep ion uf tnu col . oring ptacod upou tneir ac.s by the fertile ; Ujteiualiou ol complainants and ootiuscl, i,hey aj"1'1 'bat tbaj legal steps they have ! uiiu are ayO' nearly staled correctly i'l ly aa person!, loosing through tin ir rect. atussts. mild have ata.eu mem . . t.. ia Iks ..-Mt-es liow- .....ii wilt.' uave ioiik - " '. , ,,i aenera iv hale to oe ue- " '- ' " Ke-i-Jiideiits aduot that privea o! 1.1 i j . .sinipiaiuants re. uaed j " on juuctions served ?"' ,k v r.- l,,,, arreat.nl for CQU'SfPt thay WSTJ ai,erar,l d.barged ou .iabea. coigea. a.,..e ti.at th-v urocured !he Attor- :.,...'.ai ... mslituto lud U-ue writ. -s... . .kta. k... tt.ai lie .lid so ou his own motion ii..,nli..uts admit that tho teg e..ai riina ll I. I. I I. several counliea, but say they have uo idea ol commencing auy further suits, as they aio salisilcd lhat tho onea already initiated will accomplish iheir object, inov auiun. .ue tnr " J k held - - dl)uHlul validity of tbe stock bold by Iheui was as uiicalled for ae ..... - . ..n i rii. ! 1111 llie ailiuii. vi ,v. a. hold cu nave to no sum iiinajuuia i cannot ee. No oue can claim a .njrht or ; Mitmtit o tne amount of hie atock to rep ' res-nt lhe oumpauy when more thau foa.- ttiths ol ita lefc"1 slOL'k h UL'ld lions Heaaviidents d. ny tbat tbe alock I of lhe company amount to4,01a,133, and aver tbat il li oury 1.1W,13S. Oni I amount waa obtained by a-Jdinif the !, UHiiMKiill4.Kallr aud fraudulently issued . to kpiaerson, .ud which Ibey own, forma i no part of the Block of tbe company. , This Block, M illegally iaaued waa iaaued I to a pretended co. aralion called the tl-;:-.i ". L-'inp.iny, a corporation which baa long ame lorteited ua lanu ! Kraut, which nothinK but a bare legal entity, which, wnb all ua boatinga, has not ao respondents believe. Guilt a mile ol road, and which no sau or iblukllig inau believes, or pietemls to believe, will ever build lis road, aud waa ill groat pari paid tor iu lhe wortbleas aiock of tbat company, which p,.ymenl waa accepted bv lUeso eomplaiuaiiia. "Kepoudenta deny that they are acting aolely for their own beneht, or Ibkt Ibey want auy one lo pay llieiu a dollar. They laugh at the idaa 'that by tins litig atiou the credit of the State wilt be Impaired. And nun having lully aaawMM, ibey prar that ibe injuuciiou berolofore granted may be dissolved; lhat this an swer be .-ouaiUcred a cross bill ; tbat com piaiiiania be eojoiuod fronjacilng or pre 'eudiiia to act m l'residut and Directors ol aaid company; lhat respondents be de creed o Is' the Ugal I'rcsidcut aud L1 reajlors ol aaid company, aud be placed in possession' of tbe property thereoi; anu ?i itaaaiif havo all other proper re- o..r bf. M;,t,i,in.Ti d. Warwl-k, Oaut!, Brown, !. . 4. JJioaii, BoUcitora lor D.-fend- a,.,-.'fV,,...l We. F. M. Maban j Count, of Bbclby. f and B.C. Brown, do Bweai'ti.at w. laciieve the atataincuta in tbeiosegwiugbdlare.rue. b. a bkuws Sworn to nnl antsK-rilssl before me ttm 'Alb day ..; lie.-, inls-r, lSttH, and given un der uiy'hand and seal of otllee at Meiu phia. 1 1 L M I . R UILb, i iiiinissioner Stale of Arkausaa at Mem phis, Teun. Very Yew nroo voted in Naahviile NASHVILLE. Bank of Tennessee Notes and the State Comptroller. Edgefield and its Local Squabbles, Politically Considered. PECIAL TO THE APPEAL. Nashville, December 29. Bank of Tennessee money, the value of which was considerably increased because of the legal process lateiy served on a iiavidson county officer requiring such money to be taken fur t ix. s, has depreciated somewhat since that officer's announcement that he should decline la ua.-eivo such notes except in cases where required to do so by the courts. Then State paper went up to seventy Ave cents, but is to-day weak at sixt -five. The Sec retary of Slate .urges no objection to receiving Bmk of Tennessee money fortAses.regardingthepnntiisfitiollN , s -itied by the decree of the United States Court iu the case of Furtuan, Green & Co. Our Edgefield neighbors are having an excited contest over their munici pal olection, which takes place Satur day. Tickets for aud against fre schools are in the field, aud this is the maiu question at issue. Free school moit seem certain of success. WASHINGTON. Personal The Public Debt Con gress and the Negro. Washington, December 29. The announcement is officially made that ' the President will receive calls, as j usual, on New Year's Day. The Committee on Appropriations i iaxs in i-t ssion to-day, but no other! Committee was. There are now about fifty Senators ! and sixty Representatives iu Wash ington. The public debt statement will not be published until next douday. The j present Indications are that there will 1 not be a decrease of over 3.01(0,000. j The receipts from customs and inter- j rial reveuue have beeu comparatively i light. Tnose imui the latter to-duy ' were only $320,500. The President, as a rule during the holidays, does not generally receive i vi-itors. A few only of his more inti mate friends occasionally call. Very little besides the general rou- RM of business is transacted ut the Departments Three of the heads of Departments are absent from the city, aud ihe offi ces are closed at noon. A newspaper is to be published here under the auspices of the National Executive Commit tee of 'Joloied Men, to represent the political and indus trial iuterests of that race. MONETARY. Tho Merchants Exchange Bank Defalcation in New York. Xew York, December 29. The investigation oi the dehdeation in the Merchants Kxchange iiauk lias gone so lar as to justily Ihe siatemenl on tne authority oi ilr. Coliender, the national bauK exatuiuc-r, thai the lots lo the bank is Km thau 10d,tHW, aud it will not exceed IfiOjWM. In any ; i veut, he says it will imt exceed one- I third ol the surplus oliiie bank at the last nt;.iriei1' statement. It is Msevt ed upon ouu aullioiuy thai Cornelius : Oakley, a orotiier Ut tile castner, v, as .. large d jius,iior, uiiu ut (unm iaigt ly ! oveidiew bis ajCHWBti ins buint- j .spfcuiallons pro.a utnorlutiale, ana no recently ia;ii.w. A pan oi his i oVT (Halt the bai.K ill recover l uu-.uis oi ix euriiiea head tiy llieui. ; tany's property and .suieties Willi ai.sogngoi.tr io ward making up the I Il'sjs. O tkiey i on Uuij ui. ;iie Oana 1 assailing .11 uiiiangiitig aatiat, aud it j is not probabio that sryntiuU proeeod- j uiif-s m ol lie laKeu aititiust uiiu. i'ne a-si-rtiou lhat .speculations have tnx-ii gu.ug ou louriais is coutradiilcd, aa lie books are exanniie.i yeanrj oj a t'ouipeteul cointiiliieo, and al tile last ,,vMiiiiiiiiiioii tne Olnuers Ol Ult uaUk wer correct. THE TWiCGS SWORDS Developments in the Ccurts as to Butler's Agency in their L03S. tsesi no Tho ' tlHC VS. H. Jr. ; IV CW 10R1, JJeCt'in case ol Roma Lav. mi butler has LK.eu removed to the United isuftes Circuit C'uurt. J. CL j Fremont uppoaro in the same court lo-day against tlio Kan?as Pacific j Haiiioatl Oumpttay. Col. Whitney, ! i chiel of the SeecM orvu-e, aivisioii ui ! ilie Treasury Deajal luieul, say lie httM , i no iutttrucuous lrom Wasliiuyton i ! looking to the employment of ti. T. i Blauhionl a a (joveriiiuent witness in tho drawback iraud case. Air. , Blotch ord bm shown no inclination i 1U" ZTZX. . of hnvln. TrTTT i. .. . tl plate lor priiiuuB tuu:uca?u.i ; checks m his pos.-ess.ou, ..as -eeu sion, has Deeu honorablvdischaru'ed, it being proven that lie was etnjuoyeu oy w i''j . . w , . . .1 1 .,.. ) Departuient to iuuke lhe plaie. POSTAL MATTERS. The North German Lloyds Line and tiie Ocean Mails. New York. December 29. The Committee ou Fostal Laws and ou New l'ostoffices, met this allernoou in the Astor ilouse. The session is private. Postmaster Cresswell, it is understood, informed the committee of the result ol the negotiations en tered into bv the committee with va- nous comiietmir trniis-Atliint e men for carrying ihe United states mails, lie explained at some length the dif ierent offers made by companies rep resented, and sUted tlial UM best in terests of the Government would be subserved by the employment of the North German Uoyo?. It is reported that the Government has concluded contracts wiin the ln man and North German Lloyds line. FRANCE. The Emperor and the Ministry Rouher the New President. Paris. Deeeinber 29. The ap- proaching session ol tne txirps tegis r.,if i tXi (,.r T.niuarv lOtll. M Kouher will be namtAl Frusident for lb7U. i lie official iourtial publishes a let ter trout the fcuipeior to M Farcodo Laraguetle, Myilig that he uccpi tlie resignation of the Ministry with re gret, and it affords him pleasure to acaiiclwledge the services which M. Farce ide has rendereal the country and the Emperor, in the faithful execution of the recent reforms and in maintain ing public order. Caiunt Napoleon Dorr and Louis Jo seph Buftit, Chiefs ot lhe Left Center, have relused to enter the new Minis try. It in reported that Msr. Fai- hoult and Ligris, members of the Right Center, also refused. It Is cer tain that M. Mag-ne, the present Fi nancial Secretary, M. Lebout. Minis ter of War, and Admiral Kiirault, the Minister of Marine, will retain their positions. The trial of Traupman for the mur der of the Kinck family was contin ued to-day. A number of witnesses were examined. While Traupman admits his guilt, he persists that there were accomplices in his crime, hut re fuses to give their names. The public interest lias by no means abated. TELEGRAPHIC SUMMARY. Prominent European Dead. Drtnura, December 23. Victor Rutty, Hresiideut elect of Switzerland, died yesterday. do 0. Prentice Ser ou!y III. , T.orisvn.LE, D ecember 29. George D. Practice is critically ill with rheu matism of the heart. Another Safe Ri b cry at the East. Hartford, December 29. The I Saving bank in Rockville was robbed i List night of $0000 in bonds, aud $1500 I iu bills. Tha Pop- and the Council. r ' ra i .an to rr" . i - ; Pope's itiiluence over the Kcunteuical Council is visibly growing weaker. Is I! to Prove a Failure? London", December 29. A Suez letter in the Sews says that the work on thu canal has stopped, and the passage is dangerous tor vessels draw ing more than twenty-four feet. btatue of A. L Paixadelphia, December 29. The colossal statue of President Lincoln, modeled by H. K. Brown, to bo erect ed iu Union Park, New York, is now ready for transportation. Who is Roil? and What is His Case? New York, December 29. John Real's ca.se was age.iu before Judge Garvin iu the general term of the Su preme Court yesterday, and by agree ment of counsel went over until to morrow. Church Question in Jamaica. Kingston, December 13. The Gov ernor has officially announced the dis establishment and diseadowmeat of the Choice in this island. One of the effects will be that many clergymen w ill have to resort to manual labor for livelihood. .The Governor bas" abol ished the private jurisdiction of mag istrates' couris. Senator Pratt to Resign. Wasitixgton, December 29. Sen ator Pratt, of Indiana, will to-day or to-morrow send iu his resignation to the Qoveraor of that Slate, to take effect on the 19th proximo, and that he will return home and retire to pri vate Hie. Decliuing health and a di3 ;as:e for the position are the chief rea sons assigned for his resigning. Interesting to Stearaboatmea. NkwYouk, Decttnber 29. Judge D.tily decided yesterday that steam i boat companies, as common carriers, are liai'ie lor the baggage of pnw ' cits Ml in the staterooms, notwith standing notice may have been put up that bagirage will not be allowed in ' cabins or staterooms, and when placed there it must be at the riak of the owners. The Oeistical Council at Naples. New Yohk, December 29. For- iga advices state that the Deistical Convention, which met at Naples on the 8th instant, In apparent d-rtance , to the Ecumenical Council at Home, : was dissolved after two days' session ; by the Italian Government, the OBteo 1 B&ie I till in being that ths delegates were republicans. Spanish Activity in Cuba. NrrviTAS. December SS. -The cam paifrn in the Cani-quey district was opened today. Gen. Puella, with 30,000 troops of all arms, marched from this place in the direction ol San Miguel, Mebenle and (iuaymaro. 1 he movement, if successiul, prom istss to make an end of the insurrec tion. Tin: Tax election. Galvkston, Di-cemlier 28. The re sult ot ihe election lor Governor is still uncertain. Davis is about auu ahead, i:h twenty live counties from MhH h no nthcial returns bad been re ceived. Tln re are no returns of the vote on the Constitution, but proba bly it has been carried unanimously, it'an election was held in Milan and Ntivarros counties, it is thought Ham ilton Is fleeted) otherwise, Davis is elected by several hundred majority. The aut ia.i Fair. Louisvilli:, December 29. Gov. Cut tin, the American Ambassador at l'i teraburgi writes that the Russian lair is not t be national, but ouly for Russian productions. Beverul of the crowned heads of Europe have ac- cvpted invitations to be present. The nimnitoaVr appointed by the Lou is- . .. ,.,-. ..ill isa.t thoc..fre ville convention will not, mere. ore, Collect Specimens, but Will UCVOte ,1,1, ,u: wetsanHnn tn Hie ouestion their Whole atlenlion to tne qiies.iou of immigration its devolved upon Ihem. The Naval Equestrian Service. New York, December 29. The trouble between William Horace Lin gurd, the "Captain Jinks" of the Grand Ooera House, and his wife. Mi-s Alice Dunning, was ventilated i before Justice Do'hre yesterday. An amusini; squabble between the parties took place in took place in court. One ieature of . . , . . . ., , nistitv nf Mr. James Fisk. Jr. Mr. Lingard was required by Justice Dodge to give a bond of oue V 1 TJll . AJ thou.-atitl dollars to observe peace to ward Mis Dunning, and the airair MM settled. They appeared together at ibe Orand Opera House last even- lrti?. .. Wh sky Ring In Trouble. New York, December 21. YeaaJBT dsav l.'nitiHl StatijB Marslial Harlan re- I mrted to the District Attorney's office Unit Lliuries Augustus anu iutisou Loeb and Tbos. V. Hay, against g.om bench warrants had been issued for their arrest, on the charge of attempt ing to defraud the revenue, could not be found iu the city by his deputies, j and he had good reason for believing I that t hev had all lieu l curope. ine Government officials have evidence to show that they entered into au enormous conspiracy to defraud the revenue, involving the sum of a mil lion dollars, by manufacturing and telling spirits in an illicit manner. A "Drawback"' to be Drawn Back. New York, December LD. Col. Whitney, of the United States detec tive force, yesterday receiver! a tele gram from Montreal, announcing tnat Ri. hard B. Caldwell, whose connec tion with Samuel T. Blatchford In the i customhouse frauds, which has ob M. tained suh widespread publicity, has iK-en committed to prison to await the i arrival of the necessary papers for his exiraditionul appeal to the lourt ei Queen's Bench, the two writs of ha beas corpus having been set aside. It is said that the Secretary of State at Washington has already forwarded t he necessary papers to the Governor G. neral of Canada, and that the Cald- oH, Intncr atiu sou, may ou eiuuc.eu frerc very si Kin. The Alabama Claims. Washington, December 29. I; U siajd tliat the adjustment of the Ala iitiina claims U to be imia in W.ish insrton instead of London, and that the Duke of Aiyyle is to tie the Ain liassadnr of ptigland, clothed with au thority to make ihe settlement upon 8tich 'terms aa may be agreed uwn. It ia likwwise said that tta apology, which Senator Sumner insisted that England shall make for its course dur ing the war, will not be acceded to on tha part of that Government, but that in lieu of this the British Government will propose to transfer to the United States all that territory in British America lying west of Lake Superior, including British Columbia, and their possessions on the Pacific coast, in consideration of our paying a large sum of mney therefor. A BOGUS CORPSE The Wife of a Doctor Practices a Marvel ous Imposture. The Xew York S m says Dr. Dyrus Ramsay, of 215 East Thirteenth street, a distinguished physician, has been made the victim of au astonishing swindle. Two or three years ago lif was called to attend a beautiful and educated womau living iu the Bowery. He lound her in indigent circum stances, residing on the lop floor of a tenement house. Her condition was precarious, and it Deeded all his skill to save her. During her sickness Dr. Ramsay, then a bachelor, fell in love with her, and when she recovered he took her t live with him as his house keeper. St.o i thereafter she be a tie his wife. Tneir house was el. guuiiy furnished. A time came when the doctor looked about for a permanent and profitable Investment for his money, of w hk-h he had now many thousands in a savings bank. His wife suggest ed the purchase of the house in which they were living, and an adjoining one, together with the ground oil which the buildings stood. Negotia tions were oiieued for that purpose. The wite exhibited the most earnest solicitude on the subject, and eventu ally prevailed upon the owners of th' iirniMTiv tn sell it- When the deeds t,. aha inVWI V .1 1 i I. . . t iiiti'i. i ' is i .1. j. i upon her husband to have the prop erty deeded in her name, to meet the event of his ever Betting into a dtsas trous speculation. Accordingly tho property was deeded in her name. About a month afterwards the wife complained that her health was bad, and that a change of climate was ab solutely necessary. After many roundabout proceedings she arranged to go to Cuba, for the benefit of her health, sailing in September last. The doetor did not go with hir, his prac tice not permitting. The wife was ac companied by her mother. October came, and with it a letter informing the doctor that his wife was delld. He sent for her body and got it. Wheu the mother returned from Cuba, and the body had been interred iu Greenwood, a lawyer appeared on the scene, and informed the physician that his wife had made a will. The doctor was amazed; and what was his astonishment to learn that half of Aw property had been willed to his wife's mother. Need it be added that trouble ensued? But of what avail? .Suilice it that the doctor was com pelled to surrender half his projierty. The mother has taken possession of the house adjoiuing the doctor's, and is keeping a tlrst-clas3" private bqard-ing-house. The doctor has, within a few days, had his suspicions awakened that his wife is not dead; that the body which came from Havana was an imposture. Consequently the in terred remains may be taken up this week. TELEGRAPHIC MARKETS. NEW YORK. Kew' York, Dtcember 2. Cotton quiet and steaJ-; uplundit Xi1.,-; nales iOO balw. Flour $4 7149s uO. whisky PS. $L Wheat Si l lor No. 2 Spring. Con. hteady, held at tttlt M Btoi dull; Carolina 4:7ljC. Cotletr and MolasAtu quiet; New Orleans Mo-..-i-:; 7c. sugar quiet; Cuba UmIIc. Dry iimxij Trade betnc ci.-iiiied in taking ntock and sell.ne uoo .uut. but lit' te i irms nlriue in tbc way ui buy ins or srilinz aoods. and prirv.s remain without alteration. Thm : prollU on the balea of merchandise of this I class &.o y-o small that several Iiours are quittiiig the husi.ifvft and nterlug Into other pui suits. Heavy bleached sheet- ! in lC.,lti1'l; tine do. 12j,l t,; AugustaHlu-i t ings l's Monadiiock 10-4 to 11; 4-4, W to 11: liuoakng bleached musltn, H; Ballet, 15; M MNMtlU; W niutta.0; New ion Mills, '2 . Pjp r cambrics t e.d at U; Higher eoiurs at lV Jsprague's prints. ll'-J A rumor of the lailurM of a proirlneut Iron found r pnas uii!oundMd. A mrt u ... 1 bs&xik defalcation i un autuenilcated. Another rumor has obtained currency that the nales 01 mM witl be sOtitinued during January on the saiu- tca'e at during tho ptVMBC inontli but 1 uks proiiubliiiy. All the liiurkess am uu-aHlltd by rumors and activity In mui ey. Tne TiaxTan r dhibawd M,1V) OOi) to-dy fr the- January lntenst, making so.'wo u.jo" thU fMUT. at The money market ras rery ftilngcnt this evening and 7 per rent. 1,0 d Is tne nera rate fer Cdi teiM Wilu a few exceptional tiansactious nt 1-W per cent. perilU'in Ihe prucess oi ealliuu in money hy corpora tlMU to dii.uis a in Jauuary 1- -i.t Ko:n and Is the maiu HIM ol the present uctiv.ty in moneys Prime dlaconnu are dull at 10 IIS. Sterling Is heaty and lowtr, t-j 9& Gold is lowei, with an upwaid tendeucy it oixufil at tuurii-d i" anil cto-ed iit llt?i. v. arrvinn rate 7 per c nt , a d gold 1-3. percent. Cwa ranees $2,7U0(AJ8. Uovernments are lower un j weia. Matu tjouds are heavv ; old Teiiuess vai,oJTg; New, 4r.. CHIOAOO. Chicago, December 29 Flour fpring X 7 00. Wheat 7U14 'Slc. Corn &) li tain 4414 Uv 73. Ba:iv 7vt7. Ugh wines W,. rtugHr N. li lltsUllC. Pork $U0 'Ji. Lard lTV bulk slue. HViU; shoulders 11; hams 14 LOUISVILLI" LOUatf 1AXK, DeeeinlM-r a.- The sales of To- baeeo U-day aiuounted to "sJ hh IiiJU Lugs uTy, to w. .; leat (Halt. Flour xlra iutiii Com (tiaTU. Oats.Vi. Rye 80. I'rinie sugar 11 U(!la ul w S- (.0nec steady at I Uacon aboulders MSe. 1. lea 17!. -,18c Lani I Tierce bulk iliouiuers l.c; sides liy.4 Hanu itiH. Whisky to. Bagging ! nnn at ihs- CIXCINXATI. Ciscismati, uecerntier Ji. r lonr- r amity 1S 2'vaS SO. Wheal 1 lika I H Corn, 7 . .,-c. Oata 00.156. RveM. Cotton dull-mldililngs Me. Whisky 4(t6. Pork t!). liulk slioulders dull. IS; si'iies l&BlS'i. Bacon shoulders 14; siiies l,.iT;;c Hams S0.ilc Lard 18c. Butter oJ. Eitits tc. Sugar 13tgH54c. MoNSSPs .NIC. I'licese IT'S !!,. lloats $!i oOwlii 1') gross. Tobacco quiet anil uu clianged.. st. i.ons. St. Lotris. Pecember ill Klonr RnnerBns. fl i-sl . Wheat No. 2 Spring 98c. Corn : T.'KitiHJc. Oats MhaS7. Rye SOkSS Whlskv I tK. Suitar ll'vaiS'ic. Molasses 7130. Pork i ti 503 0. Bulk shoulders lle, sides 1)4 KMC Hacon shoul.lers 14Vi; cl-ar sldc .TSk IS. Lard 1!317. Tobacco is firm ; new Hms aud common leaf, ot': medium to bright mauufaclaring l. af, SSSS. XEW OKI.E.VNS. NawOnLKANS.Deceiub, r in. Cotton Is ac tive and high grades are scarce and firm; middling. SiitSic Sales ftfOu bales ; rei-eipts 295B bale; exports to Havre 3&S bales; to bo-t-a MX! bales. Flour firm; I.', as,; Waeas. Corn SSaftec Oats are firmer Bsc. Bran fl 15. Hay J.-4 Oo Pork held hi : i J. Bacon retailing shoul ders I5i; sides WM lH- Sugar Carad Hams 26c". Lard firm lu tierces, 18l, tlSI ln kegs 21c. Buaar dull; rrlme lii.t l-'-4. Vo'.-ifses prime tl8(a70. Whisky dull nt 0c CoHee steady ; Fair LV,-tlV,.; pnme ,IovWM0awL,;wuwl01 ViOiU lio,". sieroua aT Sfi iv .j... parS dis. rMail beeves, first finality. ItSglCO; 2d do $3040. b'biep, 1st quality. t(ii; 2U do tlj MOBIIiE. Mobile, December 9 cotton quiet Mid dlings 2?;. Sul.-s li 00 bales; receipts 1612 bales; exports 6473 bale. CHARLESTON. Chaklkston. Decemlier 29. Cotton qnlet MUitlllngs -4c; sales 450 bill s; receipts tt( bales; export ti the Continent 360 bale; coastwise, 147b hales. SAVANNAH. Savawan. B.K'cmlaer ai. Cotton Is firm Middlings Sf: sales ISO hales; receipts 25 bales; exports 65tt bales. FOREIGN. Loxdox, December al. Consols for money HH; for account S; &-S0 U.B. Bonds sa,yti6S 10-iO's SI. Pakis. December 29 The Bourse Is flrtuei ; Rente 72f SSo. UnvoOk Decemher 29. The Cotton mar ket Is heavy; t'plands ll5,; Orleans IP; sales 12,000 hales. The breadstufTs market Is quiet. Cal ifornia white wheat s Sd; red western No. 2, 8sSda8s 4d; winter tfs HKl.iDs ltd. Western Flour Sis 3d. Corn, No. 2, mixed ais aLI. nil. . .ul llurlev Ss. Peai 36s. Haviif., December 29. Cotton qnlet and j unchanged. FaANgroaT. December 29. U. 8. Bonds closed firm at 91. FUNERAL NOTICE. Bl'RKLE The friends and nciualntane of Dav;.n Uckki.b and family ore respectfully Invited to attend his funeral, from the tesl dence of his brother, on Second street, ln Chelsea, This (THURSDAY) Morulng, al y ! o'clock. $60 a Week for Agents TO sell tha greatest Book ever pnti'lshed: Husft-ofsd -tfafTic tr.md and .lf4tcal (Juidr, and Book of mature cotnoineiiHJO pages. BaaV pie c .pie.s mailed free lor 60 cents. Mammoth tircul&rsn. UB. IL. F. Y UNO & CO., ataXi w st Broadway, N. Y. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. NOTICE WaSTBBN IJsJIOM TELROBAPHCO. Ma a phis. Deo. ;iu, lstitt. ON and after January 1, 1WU. Ualf-Rnt: Sight Messages will tw received for all points Kaal of trio Mississippi Hirer, aud lu eluding st. IiOuIn. Trim order doea not In an. manner apply to otriissft lu Aruan.ta. West l.oiil-inna. Texas. Nova sco'la or New Bruuswick. or any point West of trie Mississippi, except St. Louis. Half the day rates for ten words will be t-bared on all ulght messages handed in for p .ints East of toe Mississippi, except at. i.ouia. Brunch offices At Overton and Pea b jdy Hotels, uid No. 7, Htanlou Block, Madi son street, art' kept open until V o'clock p m., main office, 17 Sotitn Cmirt street, until li midnight. MONT. PhPetCR, decay .Manager. AMUSEMENTS. MEMPHIS THEATER. Spelean, Bitiwell & MacDonough. Propr's. It. W. YOUNGK Acting Manager j Wednesday Evening, December 29th Mr. JOSEPH JEFFERSON In his great char acter of HIP TTVlJ- WIWgliE ASSEMBLY HALL, Malu St.. between Uayoso and Beal, OPENS MONDAY NIGHT, JAN. 3d, AND DUUINO THE WEEK. Ueand Matiwkes Wednesday and Satnr- day. at 3 o'clock p.m.. for t ie accommodation of families and sabbath Schools, wueu cull dreu will bo adianted for IS ceuls; adults, '.6 cents. Th? most subliinu and Imposing spectacle or modern times! The original and ouly London Milton.an Tableaux of 3T-a.n.-A.33IGEI LOST I TueGreal Rebellion In Heaven !-Tlie War of the Auols! -The Fall of tsatan and the Fall of Man! HEAVES, HELL, CHAOS AND PARADISE ! aT Admlasir.n. SO can's; children. 2i cents; rt-srvett se. ts. 75 c-nla. lHiors open al 7; commence at 71 o'clock. deJK HA . THOM AB, Agent. ORPHAN FAIR The Annual Fair, for the Benefit of St Peter's Crphan Asvlum, Will be held at Asaoinloiy TTr; l , Main Street, near Oayoso, Commencing Wednesday, Dec. 22d, PARLOR MUSIC HALL, i 2 313 Boooaacl Street. OPEN EVERY NIGHT, i MONDAY EVENING. Dec. IS. 1S69, First ap pearance of Miss Millie Hainkortr und W. C. UCKroJI, t '.ecu AMrlo-N DOUSU LItiilr- j MIMJZUL'AVK DRiLi.tsrs; also MlS9 Maooik M ayhno, the Talented Vocalist anil Com- ! mealienne. and ffx. 1ost, Violinist, in cou- i Junction with tue beat Variety Combination ' in Uie Blfer, AOMIHSJION Cents I OB0HEST11A CHAIitS .-. OO CenU BROOM'S OPERA HOUSi (MaVpoaj Street, near Main.) Cha.s. TI. H. Fboom 'HARLDT WBITK Prof. Fkank Aknolu. Lejo.ee and Proprietor xtsije Manager Leader ot Orchestra lOMMFVPTVO THT'RSIHY ICVKWIUQ. ! 1 , mj -avteTas- w . v. i ut Jsxi. wit h a Mammoth . oiiit:i:iv The eiitertaitiment toroasist of Negro Miti' 4tr.ilsy, yongs and Dance. Fancy Dances, Bal latls, Duelta. Q.unrtetts, Kxtravaganrax, Bur leaqueK. FanU'rnlmes and Farcea. Admission. 50c; Private BoxtM, S5. e'Zl P.RiNTERS AND PUBLISHERS. Southwestern Publishing Co. Publishers, Printers, BOOKSELLERS, STATIONERS, BOOK BINDERS 1MB WHOLESALE PAPER DEALERS, No. 361 Main Street, Between Union and Gaycso. Memphis, Tcnn. OFKICKRS: H. A, PARTEE. President. t'M-iiiier MerhstiU National Bnnk. I. S. CtARK, Secrclarv and Treasurer. DirtE TokS: W. TI I'ur.MBY K. H .MAKTIS', l'resf. M-renaiits Natl-nai Kank; J. R Omv9. LL.L.; 1' m.Jovks. AC KisiKHS. li. Andrews. de24 MISCELLANEOUS. FOR SALE. 'I'WO 2-Slnrr Frame Houses on Lxct:ango I street exten led, with rooens each An A No. i tiulUiing Lot on labauia street. near Hull Itun 5" by 1&". In r.v, ot choice Warden Land, near Chel sea Church, on Th -mas avenue. Anil a g.ou pajing Saloou and Fixtures, cent'al.y locni.u, wtn tuc goou-wmoi uie presem proprieior. All or auy of this property will be sold low. Apply to iocl.-.j J.B. raiKlEK. .S (0 09 CD CD Si O ta 09 rt m 60 O rt n. a s rt CD CO rt . - a c rt tn 3 3: CD to CO X CD c JZ CO o CD a CD - CO o CD CN l CO JO E a u u CD w B . 3 3 i. E 2j co 0 to Q. o CD S I A NEW SCHOOL FOR BOYS UNDER THE CHARGE OF Wellington St., near Beal. FINDISO It necessary, on account of my health, to retire for a time from the pro fession of leaching. I have anxiously sought s successor wuiiny oi ine suppot. u ."j former patrons and the public generally, J have transferred my chooi to Mr. 1. .v. a ItHKTr. agenilman of arei.t person! worth and of rare abilfy and seal aa piesiur. I recommend him to tke patroflag of all who would have their sons properly trained an' thoroughly taught. It Is his intention to tske a very limited number of pupils, that he may teach them well. For the satisfaction of t aose who have re lied on me to educate their sons 1 announce mv intention to establish a Collegiate Insti tute with several professors, aa soon as lunds tor the erection or suitable buildings can be procured. d2 A. a. VIUUa. FIRST PRIM Or A SILVEH I waa av.ua. i UM yA. V BARarn'S hair restorative By Ut- N U. SutM sfUri:arl Sotrmr. Its Vftlr. bakVn u aaS.i. SapL Si. M BAKKKTTU Vegetable Hair Restorative Itaaiurr QJ Br 1 1 IH ut u: a. mlor. P-v-f& mrr b gnwUt 9 Uw tlatr Cbtutni Wsk fwsM-W iMr riftUl'iiriUKU IM. ItmU W aatarti uud:uff mad HkUMCn tnrtn VJS a. tut UUiu(t I Jprtor D twiaf JW tM UaM AUaV M tidiuiaaa I ttfajftiaanUs, "f TSiv 1 mmM P" . rajtMbte WtMHr ikrwiikwi A 9 J. R. BARRETT k CO., Propnston, aiicanTrs, a. a. 3. O. TJC.A.H.JD db BRO. Wholesale Agonta, Memphis. mar For sals by all retail druygaaw. 1 I NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. REVOLUTION ! REVOLUTION! Immense Sacrifice! YOUR CHOICE FOR $! ! In order to make room for a Fresh Importation ! We will sell, UNTIL JANUARY 10, '70 Any Article in our ENTIRE STOCK REGARDLESS OF COST, For $1 00 Comprising car $2, $3 & $5 GOODS GO ME EARLY TO AVOID THE RUSH. Revolution Dollar Store 233 MAIN ST1.EET. de29 NOTICE TO CRtDITORS. No. 40S, K. It. In the 1'h.j.ncery Court of Mom- iitila, Tviins.se. sara !S. spt 'er. i-iuor et ;U. ol H. CL Uurton. ii'?c'd, vs. J. 11 smh IS tills tatUre. on tho :3d any of 1 L &n onier was eii'ert'd, direi tiention lo be made lor all persons I In tne estate of H. U. Uorton, dve'd ted I forwr.nt. extiiblt tbeir themselves made p .rtte t n this -Ulm- ' suit, etc al?o en l'-l u u2 at 1 DertWM 11 '"il i i'i ! 1 win man- luting huiTH at law upon t n-. ir o-.-iuau It Is luereiorr- o.-iiei al. That all sren parties tuuke their npL,enranc herein, t ttie courthouse , in ihe city of Mempnts, Tenn., on or lfore th- nrst Mointay lu March, Ma, and M e aod estahllsh their claims aa aforesaid, ate-'rding to law, or th. same will be barred Hud Ihe eaus proceeded with expand; aud that a eopv of this order be publish.! once a week, for four successive weeks, tn the Memphis Appeal. A copy atvst. A"ii;.-u'iiN ALSTON. Clerk and Master. Ry K. .1. iIi.ai-k. najaitj ricrlaaiid i .s.er. Ksws t Jackson. MoiicUors for Coinpluin ant. d2l FAMILY SUPPLIES. JOHN LILLY, 351 main street, DEALER In staple und Fancy Groceries, Wines ami I Inaafii Has now on hand. com plete tock oi it- bent quality of soods, e I both foreign and domestic, to which he dl- t I itcta the attention ol his ft lends and the pub- I lie I The following goods kept always on hand: I Prepared French Mustard, by the keg. j Worcestersmre Sauce, cy the gallon. I Tomato catsup, by ihe gallon, i jellies, Assorted, in 5 lb. cans. Oat Heal. 1 Yarmouth Bloater?. Cracked wheat. Wm. Younger's Scotch Ate. Guinness' Dublin Stoi't, i Choicest Black and Green T as. j Fine Old Cognac Brandy. O il Whiskies. Old Port and Sherry w.nes. J0H! IK LILLY. 1 Main st.. deio Ner Colon. C D I O C J2t C U A kl D C Orlvki Ol o rl A f r C, 354 Main St., Mayevney Block, -RE RECEIVING FKKS1I UOOra. DAILY. j by river and rail. i.. late arrlvais we j nave a lresu supply o. Borden's l oa. eu-e.i Miik-the celebrated i.- "" v ; GLK brand -lOTdoreu; I New Louisiana Sugars and .V lasses; ! New Buckwheat; New sweet Roll Ratter; also, Goshen Ratter; I New Golden Syraps; New Carolina Rice ; Pig's Feet, Hams and Lard; Shaker Preserves: ! All varieties of new Canned Ooooa; Meas Mackerel aud Codfish; North Carolina Herrings; ' Flue Toilet Soap; aiiolce Coffees and-Teas. nol RPICKR SHARP K. STEAMBOATS. FOR NEW ORLEANS. Regular Memphis and New Orleans Packet. MAGENTA J. F. Hicks, master John S. Sullivan, Clerk The only Memphis aud New Or- m : leans pacaei. ieavea jnciiiimi . as follows: I Wednesday January it h I Wednesdav. ,- Januery !9Mi t Wednesday February 2d Wednesday February ittlti LAKRT SiAltM'sTAD CO.. deM ELU'JTT it MILLER. Agents. Regular Wednesday Packet, for Vicksburg, Naicncz anu new urieans. Magnificent Low-Pressure Steamer ; Groat XlOjOJLltlio W. B. Donaldson master. i Will leave as above. Weu.nisday. Decern -i ber 1st, at 5 o'clock p.m., and every alternate , Wednesday thereafter. For all reliable information, apply at the General Passenger Departiuent.No. 1 Prome nade, toot of Jeflersiiri street. l'.,engers urocurtuu tickets at this offlce secdre stale : Room. . S. H. SHOCK, Ticket .u- ut. Regular fnemphis and New Orleans racnei. FOR NEW ORLEANS & THE BENDS The large sir', magnlflcent passenger steamer GREAT REPUBLIC, W.Donaldson, master J H.Atklnsou, clerk . wit ; Lasvi xa a . WEDNESDAY, December 1st, at 5 p.m And every alternate Wednesday thereafter. ; For freight or passage apply on board or to LEVY ifc BOBBINS, Agents. 16 Jelfenson Street. LARRY HARMS TAD, Agent. ao23 12 JUadisoa Street. BUY DR. SPALDING'S ELECTRIC OIL! ear The great Medical Wonder of tbe Nine teenth Century 1 aar Kills all Pain ln Two Minutes: aor Death to Rheumatism and all Inflam matory tiiaeases! mar f reward for a failure tn Bbtta and Cbollc in Horses I sur A sure cure for Hog Cholera and all I Chronic Diaaaaea. For sale by all Druggists. O. O. W arcl c5 Bros., Mam Street, Wnotesaie Agents. Price, $1 per bottle; W per doaen; tm per gross. Buy aoaa but Bv. ttpaldlag'a. dsJ7 i DRY GOODS. Holiday Goods B.Lowenstein&Bros Have Just Received, In addition to their Regular Stock cf Fancy Goods NEW ARABS, NEW SHAWLS, NEW CLOAKS, NEW FURS, NEW SILKS, NEW SATINS, NEW DRESS GOODS, NEW TRIMMINGS And a great many other articles suitable for Christmas Presents WE OFFER Great Bargains During Christmas Week. 2. Lowenstein & Bros. Cor. Main and Jefferson. N.B. Ladies should not fail to look at our Cheap Table This Week HIDES AND LEATHER. D. B. THO HAH. B. F. UROW4 THOMAS & GROSS MANCFACTRUER8 OF LEATHER ax7- DEALERS IK Leather & Shoe Findings Foreign and Domestic Calf and Kip Skins, Tanners' ana1' Curriers' Tools, Tanners' Oils, Etc., 366 Main St., Memphis, Jem W-Cash paid for Hides anc ronab. ' .oilier in tie sals SCHEIBLER & CO., . DEALERS IN FOREIGN GOODS, SHOE FINDINGS AND MANCFACTURBRS OF LEATHER No. 203 Main Street, Tha Highest Prices Paid far HIDES, PELTRIES, BEESWAX, TALLOW, WOOL. DOlA ASHBROOK & WHITE, Raoceaaors to Obo. Phium A Oo. -DKAXErv3 IN- . Hides and Peltries Higheat Caah Prtaaa Paid for Hides, Furs, Deer Skins, Beeswax, Tailow, Wool, Etc. Conatantly on Consignment, Harness, Bridle, Skirting and Sole Leather, ADAMS STREET Between Front Row and Water St., set MEMPHIS, TENN. To Cotton Planters 4 Stock Raiser THE Memphis OU Company wish to pur chase, during next fall and winter, a large quantity Cotton tJeed. for which they will pay the market price, furnish aacka. and have Seed correctly welshed on their large olatlormiFalrbank slscsJes. They urge Ibelr friends not to store thetrSeed tnlsrge quan tities, aud thereby have their value destroyed or injured by HIMISB, Planters who wish to tasks contracts for delivery ot seed will plecse call st Oil Work, Center Landing. aar OU Cake and Maal tor sals la aar qua XXtf. , AUCTION. EVENING TRADE SALE or Staple and Fancy Dry Good--, no tions, Boots, Sf.oes, Cutlery, Looking glasses, Etc . AT AUCTION, This, Thursday. Evening Dec. 30th. AT 7 O'CLOCK. Eyery lot will paltlTely oe sold, without GOTTLIEB i E2E.KIE'., Attrt'rt, deTO B Y GOTTLIEB & LZEK . Acctioaecrs, Cor. Second and A4as Sts. SALES THIS WE MONDAY -Dry Goods, Clathixig, Hats, Notions, etc. WEDNESDAY P Hosiery , Fancy (J Is, Fare, FRIDAY Furaisi mtics, Sundtii, Goods, Do- de!9 A ROGERS ROYSTER. TRE2EVAWT & CO. .TJCTIOaVHSSnS. N. E. cor. Main and Jefferson sty, . DAILY SALES OT MERCHANOiSE, FURKITURE, ETC., At .iilesroiiia. af !To Pools ofTr- : atan. ttontinslsi llinli SALE OF GOLD AND SILVER WATCHES Silver and Plated Ware aim's sr 3 w u Xa aa. tt. Daily Satls at 10 o'clock In the lora.ng aid 7 o'clock ia the Eveafcf , From a sp'end: bv Uce. 1 cools !n tee C. J. TYLER & CO. ar All roods warranted of tn quality rep resented, or money r-t.imed. dex BOYoTEK. TREZEVXr CO.. Auf;r,rers. CHANCERY SALE OS WEDNESDAY. December 15, 1869. So. 53:8. O. R. Chancer v Court of Mem Ei-mi.so.sy. December ours, tho following deac li inches ou FlXth street ana Sou teet ou li. sou street. Tanas or ! ale. Cash to the amount of decree beieiu and costs; balance on a c of twelve mouths. Equity of redeuipt aaaaas In casa-she above sals shall fail to brlns amount of tha decree herein aod eosts, tl and in tUat event the north itjii o Block will b-soM, lu totsorsuoil; lons; sale to continue until he amoi requisite 10 satisty tue decree herein ooste, in Cash, is yielded. Terms of saleoi north hair of Block o One-halt cash; baiauce on a creiiit oi ;we montt.s. Equity of redemption barre.1. noi A. Ths above sale is post DA V. January a. :07u del A. AL.-STOS.C. , ,1 T. oul till Wtl-XEd- ALSTON. C. and Nt. Peremp ory fublic Sale (if City and Suburban Lots, Tuesday. Jan uary 4th at 3 o'clock p.m. tVAXT A CO. ACC-.- B e-r m. N'-.-tti- east earner oi .a at u and cbcbbaji Lots. lei Lot tin ttt out aa east clty.ou Brinkley avenn nrst str-et nortc or i opt Brinkley av. nae aud A bracing all the space oe( M- Mrrlwralher auJ Nothing but perempto owner brings tula prpe ket at public sale, aa we il would sell (or tw-ntv next s: rinK and anion put up In f .rty feet fro: more or lass Terms ca I it- Lot low feet ol Ifcge ol Jf that Laud-rd:-This propei with prlvii cash, oaiazi Interest. A the v. IMakj of Linden, erty is offer Ihepripeil day privat Vuul sale irc. Pioneers. deJ9 At To Land Buyers One Thousand Acre' Resi dence, Garden and Ffrrm Lands, wtthtrt Jin Hues of Memphis, at Ftrnxpbjry Jolic Sal?. TJAVlNl plant situated c waters of Memphis. tbe land-1 p tert V, ' acres, aud laud aod L-urateiy will auctioneers, for any porti. I the auctioneers, or to nv deem it superfluous to value of this good Ian I distance of such a city I than to say that, byjui they will yield a air I the Investment than at I capital can be employ ! competition among bu j possible, coiopensa- m 1 parting with such desir I of Sals Hall cash. re. a i InieresV Royster. Tresevant A I Piantation for Rent FOB the ensuing year, my Cndlrided Half of tbe Parmer P.ace, situated In Crittenden county, Arkansas, near Waa soe's Landing, forty miles below Mem- is. and three mi.ea from tbe river. The hole place contains one hundred an I dtty teareu lieu, giu auu kiu-iiuw. uwe:- d octhousea. The ricuuess ot tbesoil Is unsurpassed will eaaay yield a oa.e of cotton to the acre. For terms, apply to K. H. Word, J7 Kecond street; or Frank iloor, bled so's Lauding. Arkansas. deo juii.. i. s'ti. ATTACHMENT NOTICE. William Coward TS. Landlord's lien. Code 3Si 1. Angus. Taylor BEFORE J ax as Halt Jus for-taeli.y county. affld made ln this cause, and ait and returned, tevird upon the tne premises: it Is tnere o publication be made In the APPEAL, a newspaper publi of Memphis, for tour suceesi mandb g tba said T itetore me at my ofrloe. city of lltn Civil District of said co day of Janaary. i70. and i said suit ag-ainat him, or H I wtlh parts. J- Justice Psaea for I J. K. Van p La. Attorney ostlce of the Peace lljav l havtug taeen aitaclimaut laaaad $500 HEKEA1", HLs REWARD. Excellency . Powell C1st ton. Governor of Arkansas, hav.nu nj. easily offered a tewmJ of Two tioi.dr, J Dol lars tor tbe arrest and conviction of J ajcxm a. Davis, who murdered my husband, auiutu L. Witherlngton. st Mioro Landing, oa the Ouachita river, Arkansas, on tne '.'In day sf March. 1: .Sow, therefore, b- n known, 'atl J hcreoy-offer an additional reward o: Thr ' Hnadrcd iiollars for the arrest an-1 safe crd flnement of toe sal a jaiues a u.h v .-V orison In the Jin ited wtat.s. or ln t) lories thereofrfcsssAeean bspr morel upon a reoulsltlon from tha Governor of ;u. -lata. Addrwis, Mas. M. E. WITHER! Ni ; v. Lanark, Brsdley coOjiiy. Ark November L LMa. PBacairaos." Said James A. Darts is about, fifty years. of age. about s feet 18 Inches .c tiighi, hair and heard gray; has loss a per-, tlon of his front teeth : sharp tesfov, sUhm comp'exion browned by tipur. to nsn weather; la sn inveterate soioaer: rathsr slow of speech ; generally goea armed wilt, a navy-alx shooter or a ride; was a resident of : California some years since, and Is aoppoaa to oe now sotnewnere in mat state, lie las familiarly knosra asaoua his scauaintanetfE as Jun Laavaa.