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THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL - SATURDAY, MAY 28, 1870.
THE MEMPHIS APPEAL 1.." published dslljrana weekly'ty tiie Mem I tin Appeal Publishing: inp"). at tie Appeal itutiii.ug. No. 14 Unloo m Memphis, THE DAILY APPEAL In sent toy mall to aukeratbssm, on year, K; six months, M 00; less Usaa six months, $1 per m mi t n ; with rtcKDAT Kbitiok, 1 1 ; a year, He ved by owners anywhere In the city am! su urbs at TwBHTT-rnr Objtib pe w-eek; Bun day edition included. THE WEEKLY APPEAL, Published every Wednesday morning, 1 sent to subssslbers at SO a year; to dnoa of two or more, ! - a year. We Have no traveling agents. Hemlttancea moat be by draft or poeiofflee order. Money at the, rUk of the aeader. ADVERTISING RATES, In the Daxlt ArrmtAL, fl per square, SO cents per Una, or M eente per line, according to plaae. 1b the WBSELT, one-hall the rates of tue Daily. Advertisements Inserted IB the Hcwdat Amu are cnarged oae-aixtk ad gitlonal VO above rate. Terms: Oaeh IB eu faMa OORRESPOKDENCK, Cmf tug important Harare, tellliaa from any part of Abe Olobe. Writer', name and address required on every ooaimnnlcatldn as private guarantee! of good faith. All letter, on bualneas should be adrrl to A. D. WiTHknsroo. Business Manager; and communications and letter. lor publica tion, Editors Afpbai W. K. HtJST, PakwinkST. V A. TTLF.R. SpuTA.r, MEMPHIS APPK.4L OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE CITY. ) Political Eds. MaTTUKW l .tiALliWAT, J. If. Km - 1 H. T. Ksto lish, i.. J.UCPBE, 1 F. 1. Jabtbs, New., City, and Hive Commercial SATURDAY MORNING. : : HAY 28, 1870 In looking at the reenlt of our elec tion of Thursday, it should be borne in mind that the vote of the opposi tion candidates is composed in large part of bolters from the Democratic party. Failing to secure the nomina tion of their particular friends, they set up independent candidates, to whom, to beat the Democrats, the Radicals rallied. There are not prob ably more than three hundred white Radicals in Shelby county out of 7000 voters. And the true Democratic strength may be counted at three to one on any question of national poli tics now dividing parties. We are enabled to lay before our readers this morning official returns of the elections on Thursday last. We congratulate the readers of the Ap peal and the friends of order, law and good government everywhere on the result. The whole Democratic ticket is elected by nearly five hun dred majority. While the election was characterised by the most in tense efforts on the part or the supporters of the respective candi dates, it yet presented a spectacle of which our Southern people have rea son to be proud a spectacle ot law, order, good humor, and a becoming and considerate regard for each other's rights as voters, and a kindly feeling for each other as sons and citizens ot Tennessee. We visited all the voting places at various times during the day, and we saw no manifestations of asperity or rowdyism. No indication that there was any forgetful nese of that courtesy which should ever characterize party antagonism. We publish elsewhere the returns as reported to Sheriff Wright, from which it will be seen that the lerrjocrats have indeed achiev ed a splendid victory. The forces of the Radicals and the Inde pendent- marched upon us under the cover of midnight and sought vic tory by the wiles and ambushes of political strategy. We knew not their candidates until the morning of the election. But our masked and secret enemies have been conquered. This victory, so complete under all the circumstances, consolidates the Iiemocratic party, makes it impreg nable and invincible. Past divisions are now reconciled, and for the future, at the sound of the bugle, the Democratic legions will charge in solid column. The grand old party is as ancient as the Constitution, and it must survive while the Republic shall endure. Liae the fabled giant ot old, at the moment when its enemies, in their tierce and persistant strug gle against it, vainly believed they had brought it to the ground, it has rebounded with fresh vigor and power. Everywhere North, South, East and West the old watchhres are being kindled upon the hills. The traitors to Democratic principles are everywhere leaving it organization, and will soon be clear over to the Radicals, leaving the patty purified; while the true men are last closing the ranks, and pre paring for a stern and triumphant conflict with the enemies of the Con stitution. During the present year several other Important elections will be held .Supreme Court Judges are to be elected in August Governor, member to Congress, State Senator HI"J -lembers of the !gislatare are to be electeu i November. The same reasons whicb inspired our or gauization and t,reil vic. tory on Thursday, irnpel the Iemocracy to niaii.jain iN organization to remain in xnct Rut for the future there wil but little opposition. The Persians who brought their marble for tri umphal monuments to the held of Marathon, have justly been the object of the historian's ridicule. But for the future the Democracy of Shelby county would be subjected to no dis appointment if they prepared the ova tion before lighting the battle. We congratulate the public on the fact that the victory was won with out a single disturbance on the part of the whites. It was achieved fairly and honestly. So man, white or black, can say, truthfully, that in timidation prevented the deposit oi his ballot as his preference dic tated. That great mural influences were brought to bear we do not deny ; but their exercise was perfectly le gitimate, and such as no statute pro hibits, or code of political ethics con demns. Radicalism In Shelby county is now dead ; the coppers are on its eyes, and its corpse is ready for the undertaker. For sometime It has re sembled the unquiet spectre which re fused to rest in peace until it found the spot where it had left its bones. The death of a party which has pro duced so much strife and discord, so proscriptive and despotic, is an occa sion too big for silent joy, and we are not surprised at the ecstatic jubi lee which surges up from the glad hearts ot a triumphant people. But we advise our frieavds to moderation. Magnanimity is a noble trait of character, and charity and for giveness is the highest of Christian virtues. . Till Arkansas newspaper frees deems the construction of a railroad across the swamp from this city to the St. Francis river an ' impossi bility." The word is not in the vo cabulary of railroad builders. If ne cessity demanded it, there would be a bridge of iron for railway trains from Memphis to White river. The link between the Atlantic and the Pacific will not fail, if must be made of gold. The four railways from the east, north, south and southeast, can verging at Memphis, have wealth enough to span the Mississippi and its lowlands with a viaduct which floods would never shake. Bnt no such ne cessity exists. The river-shore road from Memphis to Belmont is under contract, and delays in its construc tion have only resulted from the du ration oi overflow through the past winter and spring. This Belmont and Hopefield road will constitute a levee to protect that which connects Mem phis and Little Lock. If this end be not accomplished, the liae of the old military road from Memphis to Madison tarnishes a prac ticable route which may at any time be adopted, instead of the present line through liost Swamp. But, civil en gineers, differing from newspaper editors, have defined every obstacle which the builders of the Little Rook road must surmount, and the cost of a few miles of trestle work is the sole obstacle to the perfection of the high way which so disturbs the dreams of our co temporaries across the river. This is not all ; the Little Rock road will be finished at once. It has en countered extraordinary difficulties. Its present managers took hold of it in UfjL Contracts for labor and iron were made which the war annulled. At the cessation of hostilities the com pany had neither money, nor credit, nor iron, nor locomotive. The track that was finished had been torn up and the iron removed by Federal military authorities. The officers of the company used their individual credit; and, through George Pea body effected a loan. With this the two dissevered links were equipped and put in operation. The citizens of Memphis aided the work to the extent of perhaps fifty or sixty thousand dol lars. The State of Arkansas came to the rescue, and then, when it was seen how the road might be readily fin ished, there were many who sought to secure the prize. This tact has in terposed delays. At last everything is moving on very smoothly. The company has iron, spikes and loco motives enough for the whole line, and the road will be finished at once. If the present officers of the company deserved what has been said of them, they might have sold the whole road to secure the Pea body debt, and, be coming its purchasers, have robbed tliis city and citizens of Arkansas ot every dollar they have invested in the work. Instead of finding fault and evincing impatience, it were well if our Arkansas co temporaries thor oughly comprehended all the facte affecting this road. It will build two cities In Arkansas one, at Little Rock ; another, at Hopeneld. It will enrich several counties beyond all others in the State. It will draw down from Kansas City a branch line ot the Union Pacific, and thus aggran dize the Northeastern portion of Ar kansas. It wfll give to the people of Arkansas access to railways at Mem phis, diverging to every point of the compass. We would have a road from Helena to Little Rock. By all means it should be built. The fortunes of Memphis and Helena are inseparable. Their several railway schemes are ad vantageous to both, and instead of obstacles, each should furnish the other with every agency of moral support and financial strength that is accessible or may be wielded in pro motion of the prosperity of either city. We have before us a copy of the Beaver (Pa.) Jiadieal, forwarded by a lnend, which takes some pains to show up the immense capacity oi the 77,470 square miles or Jo,ieo,!00 acres of land of the Southern Confed eracy for the support of population. It i-equal in extent to Austria, Bel gium, France, England, Ireland, Scotland, Prussia and Holland com bined, where there Ls a present popu lation exceeding one hundred and thirty millions. Yet it has but twelve millions of inhabitants. The same paper states that a steady stream of population is now pouring into the teeming valleys of this favored land," whose sparseness of population it attributes to slavery. This stream of emigrants it asserts has already "seized upon the political machinery of the States," and tri umphantly declares that "the very spleen which the broken aristocracy exhibit at this irruption of vitality among them, and the nicknames they express their disgust in, are sufficient proof that the sceptre Ls fast passing away from an oligarchy, and becom ing established in the hands of those who will regenerate the South." Thus does the Northern Radical press sus tain the sjoils adventurers who come here to hunt for offices and to live by plunder, rather than to cultivate the lands and build up the country. The native Southern people it seems to be its especial mission and pleasure to J -parage. But these malignities, so disci i table to themselves, will wear a.A. ijjt,r a wjjjje) jt j not so impor-Hnt to us to look to the means as , fact the population of the Country. The causes of prejudice against jjout-j being removed, we may look ,,r a rapid influx of immigrants from aj quarters, because here all the means of a brilliant future shine out as lus trously as the mild and genial, health and lile-Kiviug southern sun. The advantages ot our medium and tem perate clime cannot be overlooked or eclipsed, and will draw the needed millions which are to make the lan i a paradise garden interspersed with foliage trees and (lowers. We are rich with capacity for cotton, corn, wheat, oats, rye, barley, apples, peaches, pears, plums, oranges and pine apples. Our rivers are magnificently able to float the commerce of the world; our water power sufficient for its machin ery; our mountains pregnant with iron and coal ; our railroads already finding their way to our incomparably fcrtiie lands, and those lands capable of a production adequate to feed the whole population of the globe. Who shall measure the great future of these Southern States which will eve long be independent of the West, and on which the now great States of the East will soon be mere and weak depend encies. We shall go on to the accom plishment of our destiny, and, while we invite in foreign population, can afford to laugh at the littleness of soul of sellish malignant- who judge the world by their own nsnbw concep tions, and who, while they had tin good fortune to fall on the side of the heaviest battalions, have neither the generosity nor the capacity to com pre-l hend a people, who, in spite of all mis fortunes are proved their superiors, and have won a name for courage, achievements, self abnegation and de votion to the land of their birth, not elsewhere to be equaled in the record ed annals of history, a iiA-:ei- I A riltl 3 fti If the Ltdger had a reasonable mo tive for persistently asserting that the Appeal was not decidedly and ear nestly the advocate of the successful ticket for judges until "within a day or two, and that only since the ad vent of its new acquisition," certain ly it was not that of . benefiting and securing the election of that ticket, since the assertion could have no sueh Meet. If the object was to take the lead, and make the victory, which was quite certain a month ago, inure to the glory of the remarkable strate gy and generalship of the learned and sugacious editor oi this very control! rig and influential evening daily, we may ask attention to the question whether this wrs not rather less patriotic than selfish. It does not happen to be true that the course or control of the Appeal has in the least changed since the new acquisi tion, though more attention hen been paid to the election during that time than usual, because it was the proper time to give it. In last evening's issue oar neighbor calls in question a state ment in yesterday's Appeal, that there was somewhat too much apathy on the part of some Democratic voters. " Vel!, vot ov it?" Did not the head of that "Executive Coouuittee" to whom the salvation of the country Is wholly due, take a little scare and scream out in double-leaded lines, at two o'clock on the day the election was going on : " Crowds of negroes are coming in from ail quarters to vote in the city. White men, come out and cast your votes. This is no time to stand bsfck. Come out and swell the Democratic majority" But wast if it did not, and the Democratic Execu tive Committee has carried the county without help, and comes out covered with glory what then? Any nead of picking flaws in the merits of the dif ferent regiments engaged in the ser vice, and who would enjoy in peace the advantages of victory? The Ex ecutive Committee may go to Con gress and welcome. But about as good a way as any to get there will be to be at least Just to its friends. As we are only in debt to the small amount of 1,000.000,000, ' including IMxe debts of the States and the just (wiainis made and to be made against the Government, it is of no great im portance how the money goes. In answer to a resolution of inquiry by Congress, the Secretary of the Treasu ry has made up a list of mdobtedness and defalcations to the Government by the following among other ex-collectors of Internal Revenue, which we give as a mere matter of curiosity.' To the victors belong the spoils. The list is as follows : A. M. Wood, $148,169: C. E. Pratt, $11. 018; T. C. Ckliieott, fWi,73X; U. McLaUB lLn(actiDff.73,iU6; r.d. T. Wood, XC J: J. F. Bailt-v, S7S.,, Jos. I! .v. s-,, -Lewis J. Kirk, $107,210: M. ft. Field, $,-,,-bol; M. ti. Blake, firs- term I, $'2,2S4 ; Win. Boardauaii, $16,347; Ueorge P. Putman, HUM; M. L. Harris. J340S; A. Spauiding. 43s,e6; K-iar Ketchnui, $6368; T. tVl'al lagan, $b7,524; A brain Uyalt, $37VU; J. T. Waterman, $5481; Win. Mas ten, $01,508; James Kunvth. $nw,2S ; 8. T. JUefearda. m.VQ: G. W. Ernst, $17i0; L. L. Merry, Stall: Thomas K. Walker, $! 12.0(1 ; B. H. Fiab, $1314; K. U. Avery. a.7; A. Wil kiMOti, $1758; Silas F. Smith, tl.T: M. H. Clarke. 4Jti.t: David H. Abel. $1DH9; B. C. Hitchcock, $1689; J. Van Vuorhis, jr., JS380; Samnel Y Allan. lr7.W7: J. H. Halstead, $1S3:; H. W. liawsdi, TA,s.,i : Milton Smith, ara.son: C. S. CHrv,$845; Charles tentiady. $25; Sberidan Shook, J ! m3 : total. $4,aVS,23. Obituary. Mark Lemon. A cable telegram from Ijondon announced a few days since, the death of Mark Lemon, the well known editor of IwicA. He was born in the English metropolis on the .'JHth of November, 1800, received a lair education, and engaged in literary pursuits while a young man, writing for the stage and for newspapers. He was also a member of the Guild of Literature and Art, and as such occa sionally donned the sock and bu-- km. in 1841 ne took part m establish ing iJtoci, and from the first w;ts euiloriaiiy connecteu wn ttie paper. On the retirement of Mr. Henry May- hew from the position of editor-in chief, Mr. i.emou was chosen to suc ceed him, and until his death presided over the fortunes ot tne great coniu and saline weekly ot London. As an author, the deceased was well known for his dramatic pieces, of which he wrote upward of sixty, and of numerous tales, of whe n " The En- cnantea 1KL" "Loved at Last," " Falkner LyleStory of Two Wives" and "Leighton Hall," and other tales, are beet known, in addition, Mr. Lemon Was the author of numerous articles written for the literary publi cations, ana ot aoout a hundred songs He was also the editor of a canection o) jests pubiisaed some years ago j II ft - The Rt. Hey. Jac kson Kkmi'KK. The iu. lie v. Jaukswu Keuii t. 1-. in -copal Bishop of the diocese of Wisconsin, died at his residence, in Deiavan, at 2:d0 p.m., on yesterday. The deceased was born in Duchess lounty, New York, on the 15th of December, 189. In the year 1S09, he graduated at Columbia College, arid two years later was ordained to the Episcopal ministry at Philadelphia, when lie at once became the assistant of Bishop White, in Christ Church, of that city, ne was subsequently as signed to the agency for the advance ment of Christianity, and in that ca pacity visited nearly every portion of Pennsylvania, and also sought out and ministered to isolated communi ties of Episcopalians in Ohio. He was the first Episcopalian minister wno ever preached west f the Alle-s-eny. About the year 1-Slo, he be eau.., rector ot a parish at Norwalk, I'h'i'h!11 ne 'woainod until 1S.J5, when no w.M u : ru,i ntl mlullnurv Hialxwi of thT -:"". . J and Territory. " V"" w" y : :k . Norrnurmrrn Os..t placed uuder his -Z-t",y itv U. K irhr thiSIutlcaJ author ity was pernaps tbe laM. fh t h ever been 1 a trusted to an , M.B the days of the apoBtlen' eifl?re what now constitutes twelve UKcmfr vis: Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, v,"'?1 eons in, Iowa, Minnesota, Kan-4.-, Ne braska, Colorado, Montana, Nevada and Ore(roti. On removing to the West, Bishop Keniper took up his residence at t. Louis, but his labors kept him away from home the greater portion of the time. In the year 1MB, by which time the geographical extent of bis diocese had been largely rc dueedf Bisjlujp Kemper rcrnoved to Delafield, Waukesha county, Wis., locating on a tract of land adjoining the then newly establish! Nashotah Theological Seminary, where he re sided al the time ot his death. The St. Louis ifVucWicxinannounces the death of Colonel Joab Lariy, father ot Genera! Jubal A. Early, which occurred at the mjidence of his son, Robert U. Early, in Lafayette county, MisBortri, on th la insUint. Colonel Kajrlj- wa a native of Vir ginia, having jeen bofn hi franklin county. He removed to Missouri at the close of the late war. lie was a prominent Mason, and was buried with honors by that order. ION Annual Meeting of the Beard of Delegatis of American Iwatiitea. From the New York World of the 24th. The General Convention of the Hoard of Delegates of American Is raelites was held yenterday at the Synagogue Sliaaruy 'JejMfH (Gates of i rayerj, in rony-iounn street. Abraham Hart, Esq., ot Philadel phia, preHident of the association, oc cupied am ctiair, and there were dele gates present from Cincinnati, mm mure, Pittsburg, Oregon, Charleston, Philadelihia, Paterson, N. J.; New Orleans, Washington, Boston, etc. The proceedings were opened with prayer oy the llev. Mr. Isaacs, thi oldest Chazitn in the State of New Y'ork. Tne report of the Executive Committee was then read by the ee retary. Mr. M. S. Isaacs, and accepted. The eommittee reported that a con cession nau own guitieu ir on tue )(ov ernor of Syria for the purpose or ar quiring land for the establishment of a Jewish agricultural school ; aud as soon as this concession was confirmed at Constantinople, the schools would be begun. The committee stroiurly urged that energy and industry mu.t be encouraged amongihe Jews of Pal estine, The condition of the Israelites in Houmania had not improved. Scenes of VMtl.-o,-,. hud . urr.l of RnfihFDal and families had been turned out of their homes at V aco and Galatz. In Russia a large number of families had been turned out of their homes in consequence of the revival of an old law prohibiting Jews from residing near the frontier. The United States minister at St. Petersburg had been instructed to protest against the cruel ties practiced toward the Jews. The committee deprecated the send ing of destitute and ignorant Jews to tins country indiscriminately from Europe. The religious status of Jews was so peculiar and the cost of living so great that it was not desirable the destitute of European villages should be went. The committee could better aid them in Europe by contributions from America. M. Haloid's mission to China has not yet, for some unexplained cause been undertaken. The committee highly approved of missionary labor among their co-reiigionists.. The universal alliance recently held their annual meeting in pari.-, under the presidency of M. Cremieux. The membership now numbered about twelve thousand, dwelling hi all parts ot the globe. the Alliance have es tablished Jewish schools in many parts of Syria and the East. The committee strongly nrged that means should be taken to ehect the adoption in the various States of the Lnion of a law similar to that of the State of New York, which provides tnat Jews wno keep the sabbath ahonld not be interdicted from tabor on Sunday, if they do not interfere with the rights and feelings of others, fcThe committee again recommend Maimouides College to the Israelitish community, and urged congregations to sustain tneinstitution by all means in Uteir power. IEKaBi kkr's BEl'CR r. Iteeeipts May 1. fsftf "Balance on hand, ail bXj receipts in 1870, $270. Total, oK4 68. Expenditures May 20, 1870 Printing, 9l 25; postage, sta tionery, translations, etc., $76 do; tes timonial to Secretarv, iliu. Total, $Jf77 ;Jd. Balanc, 9307 88. PALESTINE KI ND. May 1 Balance, $3396 30; May 20, 1870 InteresL UH17. Total, $3530 17. Contributions to Agricultural School at Jaffa, $1000; dwellings for the aged andJndigent and pilgrims at Jeruea tarn. fimm. Tlotai, fax. Balance, $1530 47. A SPFaTAL COMMITTEE was appointed, consisting of Kev. J. Jacobs, Hon. P. J. Joachimsen; Hen ry ."s. Allen aud the Secretary 04 the Board, to whom all documents, cre dentials, etc., were referred. Among other documents was a most elegantly written Hebrew letter, received from a committee in Jerusalem, asking tor assistance toward the erection of a hospital in the Holy City. A proposition to strike out the $10 enrolment tax, which has hitherto had the effect of keeping out many of the smaller s-ietiwas adopted'. The following geuttemfn were ap pointed a eommittee to nominate ofli eers of the Board for the ensuing year: Messrs. H. M. Hirshberg, H. Kohn and A. Fink. The tnc4St!ng then adjourned. STORY OF THE GRAPESHOT. Statemtut of Her Commander, Captain Henry Wall. From the New 'iork Sun. Captain Wall had read the state ment of Consul HuiUps with a great deal of satisfaction; but having no ticed a few inaccuraeitft therein, he desired to correct them in the columns! of the Sun, and to that eod gave the tollowing particulars of his vovairo The Grapeshot,of which J was part owner, was enartereu oy tne Cuban Junta of New York to take forty pas seugers trooi this port to Falmouth. Among tlier-e were General Oolabar, formerly In the employ ol A. T. Stew art; Wyeth, a telegraph operator; Colonel liuogeuez, A leader of the expedition, and an intimate friend of Wyeth; and a Mr. Casner, now the night operattsT iu the U legraph office of rhe Fifth Avenue Hotel. I shipped my living freight at Hunter's Point, and we had a good run to Beaufort, N. C, where I put in for supplies, liere I was taken sick, and tele graphed to my partners in New York to .sjend a captain to relieve meuatU 1 shoa'd be able to assume command myself; and Captain Welsh came down in due season. Everything went on well until one day while under sail for Fnioiouth, for which pojrt we had cleared, I dis cOrered tfiat several bottles of my Bass ale had been taken from my cabin. An examination of the prem Ls.w in the neighborhood of the barrel in which the ale was packed showed that a hale had been cut through the Eartition just above the top of the arret, and through this opening the ale must have been removed. For a time it was impossible to And out the thief, but, unfortunately, Capt. Welsh at last succeeded. He told me that he had seen Charles Speakmau drinking ale with a number of Cubans, and on going upon deck I had ocular elklence of the fact. Speakman was not a passenger, as asserted by Consul Phillips, but a seaman, who had no intention to go to Cuba, except iu the capacity of a sailor employed at regu lar wages. His death was due to the simple fact that he had stolen my ale. Well, Captain Welsh went forward to where the men were drinking. Poor Speak man was just ouliini' Use cork of a fresh bottle. W elsh jerked the bottle from the man's hand and struck him a heavy blow on the head with it. Speak man drew a pistol which one ot the Cubans had iciven him that morning, and tired it at his assailant. The shot missed, but the ball passed within an inch of my head. He fired a second time, and Welsh dropjied with an ugly wound in the -j jg. 1 at once requested Colonel iufS,,nez j,, place Speakman under Just 1 ,no K11"1 Put nim in irons between NK r WhJeD,W,lWre ill III 11 u k' MoIe 4 U sel, au3 obliged on of the ves tonamo, CuSa, u1sur!"i On Friday, May ft Cuban shore, and th ,,, barked, Speakman with the ret t vious to landing, Speakman, kuowin that Welsh would kill him if he re! mained on board, determined to ran the chances, so he went ashore with the rest. On Saturday we landed the arms and ammunition. Speakman, Wyeth, and a man named Nay her, the English speaking men, kept together, while the Cu bans were scattered In squads here and there in the woods. That after noon 500 Spanish volunteers came down upon the lu.-urgi -ins, aud I saw that it was all up with them. 1 hd just got my receipt for the arms and ammunition, and was putting- oui in a gig for the schooner, when the sor- A JEWISH NATIONAL all pawed through the thwtrtJb-W ami -Through both my legs, as you may see by these signs. (Here the Captain showed the scars oi two ugly wounds just below his knees.) Only four escaped from that slaugh ter Capt. Welsh, dipt Meuon, my mate StekctMO, and myself. Speak man and Wyeth were the only two taken alive, and they were butchered afterward atSantlago. The rest were all killed In thenmDnscade. What I want to assert most posi tively is that Speakman ww not a passenger on the Grapesbot, and that he had no intention to join the insur gents. He did net even know the designs of the Cubans on board until they had taken possession of the ves sel. But for that barrel of Bass' ale he might have been a live man to-day. FRANCE. Comparison of the New with the Old Con stitution The Parisian correspondent of the New York World, writing under date of the 9th Inst., says: " One of our newspapers has pub lished in parallel columns the more important differences which distin guish the new from the old constitu tion. I think it interesting enough to win a place in your columns:" CONSTITCTIOW OK 1H52. COHBTJTCTIOtt or 1870 tunurrlii- Prtient. The Bniparor alonet The Emperor anU ramld inlruduca lawa LeglalaUva Chambers The right to ask.eiiii intro4lu-iiujy-i. question of the (i'v-' livery DepTn has ernraent d not exui t. the rtitnt n ak ines auilUie rlKhttn amenil llona in the Uovern bf lis wa limited. merit, and there U no Ministerial respon- limit to the right u sllililty was abolwIwiL, aumo1 touia. DepatleS were lnell- M ...... 1..1 reapoB- glble an MinUtent. nihility has been re- The fCmparor, 111 thelestabuehed. event of a dlWHiliAUou. iHtpuilee are eligible t th t-KtiiatlVf ;W MliiUte. c hamber, bail the- Taxee cannot be laiU rijht to matte in- without the eoaxent Senate vote lh? taxei of the legiahuive The PreHldente and Chamber. Vtee-PresfdanUof rhei The Legislative Legislative Uiiamberhamber haHregaiBed were appointed by the the riant to elect Its Emperor. ! President and Vice- Algeria and the rol- Presidents, onies were gavecned Algeria and theoot by fi'utfiM-eonjnifum. onies are governed by The !7th article or the eoinmon law of the constitution win- France, ferred o 1 1 be Emperor; The repeal of the the rignt 10 appoint 5Ttb article oi the oau as mayors persons not stitntion gives the members of the ninoi-. Chambers toe right to ctpftl councils. nrovide all details of The Law of Oeneral municipal oraanlaa Safety established an tlon la ooafurmlty arbitrary criminal with tne wishes or the code. c.nntrT. No one had the right The repeal of the to aetuion the Legls-jlaw of general safety latfre f.Tiaro&er. has re-esahlished the The Eiuueror alone commnn law without made commercial exception, treaties. I Kvery citizen has a Pnbllrme tlngs were right to petition the interdicted. .Lt-irlslutiTe '"hamls-r. The freedom ot th . The Chambers alone press did not en 1st. can make couxmexcial treaties. Public meetings are I allowed bylaw. The prtss is free to lroense. RAILROAD. Proposition for Uniformity of 6aug throaghout the United States From the Philadelphia LeilRor. With a view to the establishment of a uniform gauge for railwayskthrough out the United States, a pApusitiou to that effect b under consideration by railway men and various members ot Congress, Five-sixths of the roads already have the same gauge, say four feet eight and a-half inches. To bring the other sixth to this, as the easiest and cheapest plan, It is proposed that after a given day no road shall be a post-road which does not conform to this gauge. The expense of changing a five-foot gauge to conform tothis plan will not exceed $500 per mile, and it is believed that most of the roads could make the change at a less ex pense. As there are less than SOOO miles of road requiring this alteration, the "Thole-cost of the work would not exceed $4,000,001). This sum would perhaps be saved to the country by the change in one year. As the" United States are interested in havinz the most expeditious transportation of t in matte and military stores, the public benefits to be secured might perhaps justify an appropriation by Congress to make tne enange. From the Nashville Banner. There are over 12..TU0 miles of rail road in the United States of which the gauge would have to be changed to carry out this whim, via: 1400 miles norm of the Ohio and 11,100 miles south of the Ohio. In addition to having to change oue rail, which alone would cost $.100 pr mile, they would have to remodel all their cars and en gines; in. tact, they would practically have to replace them with others. This item has cost over 5O,0oo,000i. Ninety percent, of the loss would fall directly on the Southern States. The proposition smells loudly of lohbyism. DRY GOODS. Grand Arrival NEW GOODS Menken Bros. Would announce the arrival of their SECOND STOCK OF SUMMER Dry Goods REDUCED PRICES ! Bought at the Decline in Gold, com prising Elegant Striped and GROCHE GRENADINES, At 40 to 75c per yard. Marseilles and Piques From tUt cents upward. LINEN LAWNS, New Styles from 20 cts. upward, JAPANESE POPLINS, 2.) cent. Black Iron Grenadines At 40 cents per yard. A New Importation of BLACK AND WHITE lace Points! Will be eued on MONDAY, 23d vited to look at OUT Olin qj,, from 6 cents upwaiu NKW IMil NTS, Menken Brothers tie wastjrnade. DRY GOODS. GREAT CLEARING SALE OF LAWNS 5 o O cn r o m co f CO c CD o 10 CM SW a f 03 O 8 s en cj m m IT) m s 42 to o o CM o o st r o 42 fS 0B o CM r o o as co to co OS s" C o o 10 s an Cw fN C3 cr er AO e u rt rt i rt J2 u c CO ce so CJ CO 00 CO o m CD U co 00 CO 03 CO D CO CO CO G3 O O CO o to CM 10 CM IO CM CM CM CM CM A. Seessei & Son o o o CD CO CD o CD CO co o CD CO CD CD CD CD CD CD CD CD CD CO o co CO CD 3 I I co w p to 3 CO so 3 SO i CO 5 v 5 eS m cj CJ1 CO Ut co ro cn CD CD CD CD CD CD CD CD CD CD o 3. O 3. O 3. o 3. CO cn CD CD CO cn CD CD cn CD CD 3 I CD CD 3 CD CD CD CD CO GREAT REDUCTION IN LINEN LAWNS BOOTS AND SHOES. i. M. HIM.. T a. TBKKT. WK. B. S1TITU1.1. Hill, Terry & Mitchell, Exclusive Wholesale Dealers IS BOOTS, SHOES AND HATS. NO. 329 MAIN STREET, MEMPHIS, - - TENNESSEE. 1870, Havi just received a large stock for IPRINO THA.DE WHICH WE OFFER TO MERCHANTS ONLY. mlis HILL. TBRRT A MITCHELL. GOODBAR & GiLLILAND, Exclusive Wholesale Dealers hi BOOTS AND SHOES HATS AND CAPS, Mil MAIN STREET. W&BHTEK BLOCK , Memphis, Tennessee. We are now receiving oar Spring stock, tbe lamest we have ever offered to the trade. MEBCVAJR9 will And it to thai Lntaraat to examine before buying. mhJO CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE Southern Methodist Newspaper PRESENT WEEKLY SSUE EXCEEDS 600& COPIES First-ciasi Medium for Advertisers ONE COPY, : TEN COPIES, $ 2 50 PER ANNUM : 20 00 PER ANNUM W. C. JOHNSON, : : : : Editor R. W. BLEW, : Business Manager INT IT.. m km ram ten. ION'ER FOR THK District CsUrt of the Unit'd States WlfJirHhlOrTER FOR THK Court of Claims at Commissioner of Deads for the Severs Htates and Territories, and NOTAHT PTJBIjIO ay-Special and prompt attention given to the taking ol Impositions, or commiswons from otliur Htates. OFFICE : No. I COURT STREET, Near Frost street, Ferrlnftoa Hewsll A1 New Rloc CORN ! CORN! CUM BACKS CORN FOR 9"W ItiHN A DEHIJB. 41 Oouth Conrt Utreet, ap29 COMSagBS Carolina Life OF MEMPHIS, Hon. JEFFERSON M. J. WICKS, 1st VTce-PrMWent. W. F. BOYLE, Secretary I J. H. EDMGND30N, General ELLETT 4 PHELAN, Attorneys. PRINCIPAL OFFtCE-No. CARPETS!! CARPETS!! For the next 30 DAYS I propose to sell CARPETS, OIL CLOTHS, etc., at MET COST FOR CASH say : Body Brussels, $1 75 and $2 ; Tapestry Brussels, $1 35 and $1 50 ; 3-plys, $1 50 and $1 65 ; all-wool Carpets from 80c to $1 35, etc. etc. I invite the public to call and examine them. I mean what 1 say. 260 SECOND STRELT. Terms, Strictly IV ot Ccu&lx. BANKS. j BANKING DEPARTMENT! Of THE Jackson Insurance Company. I. B. KIRTLANOTT : President. WILL DEAL IN Foreign and Domestic Exchange, Gold, Silver. Bands. Stocks, Scrips, and Bank Notes. FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF MEMPHIS. DIRECTORS: B. EI8MAJT, WEWTOS FORD, F. B. DAVIS, W. W. TH V tTKB J. T. KABUASOfl, W. . FB-lj'LFlT, Q. H. JUDAH. W. W. YlXJNU, J. N. OUVKR, W. R. HOOKE, C. P. SMITH. J. W. JKFPBBHON, a C. PAftTU. F. S. DAVIS, President NEWTON FORD, Vice-President W. W. THACHER, Cashier. C. W. SCHULTE, Ass't Cashier. EMMET BANK, No. I and 3 Madison Street, 8TAJTTON BLOCK. fe osat. At Tlrafts nn Ireland, anif Tnree anil 3iatT LsivV Hlartl on Lnmion, at N York rares; arwi can draw iu muius U suit purchaser nti nil Ule priurlpal cities and towns in I'ooAjueBtitl Karnpe. Also, tranaarta a eenral zenancn and Banking; BnBlpgSB. Ja3 REMOVAL. TBS City Bank has removed from too cor ner of Jefferson and Kront streets to the new Bank Building, 5o. 9 M uluwu streat. S. H. ToaxT, Prasidtnt. B. C. Km, Caanler. J. A. Hatxh, Jr., Assistant Caaoisr. CITY BANK, New Bank Building. No. 9 Madison St. THANH A UTS A GENERAL BANKING AND EXCHANGE BUSINESS, Deals ra Gald. Silver. SttKks, BondJ, City and County Scrip, and SOUTHERN BANK NOTES. SV LnaAjrn for sale lu Hams to sail, on hlng- lan,l, Ireland, Scotland, K ranee, aud ail parti, of d ermany. Also, Qbld Urafts York. COTTON FACTORS. PARTEE 8L HARBERT, COTTON FACTORS, aplH llTTnion Street. CHARLES H. D0RI0N, Jr., (Late of Mosey A Dorion), Cotton Factor, OffM, 15 MMky 4 Hunt's Building, OP-STAiBB, B04 Front St.. B04 MXltPHW, ... TXKNEH8KK SSF" Basrgtag, Rope, Ties and Bnpplles fttr n jab ed customers. deal STEINWAY PIANOS . A. BENSON, 317 - - MAIN STREET - - 317 Has Jost received a large assortment of Steinway & Sen's Gold Medal Pianos, Ernest Gaoler's Prize Pianos, W. T. Emerson's Gfji Pianos, Prices ranging from 150 to SMUeaJrMMrNow la your time to bay at reduced rates. AlaSO Mason and Hamlin's Organs, Barditt's Combination Organs, ToKot tier with tlie laru'-st and most cons I l--te stuck of SUKKT K-lc and MlSkAL M EKCH ANfJlfE in the .-"oath. N. B. Countrv merchaats and dealers wisklag to replealaJbt ttielr stock will do wall to icl ve me a call. esv-SIl trood iWJW-HAND PIANOS for nale prices ranging from i lull up to S4UV each. 8end for r"ataloue and Price Lists. st- Pianos tnned and repaired by tieo. W. It itson, the best toner to tne BsSBth. my" THOMPSON & STEELE, MASTJFACTUlUtBS OT DR. PRICE'S CREAM BAKING POWDER, ISTo. IX Ir. Iirtit Street, inoJ3 ST. LOOM. MIHHOURI. Tn It. S yea wisk k ansa its ast only over other Baking Poetleis, a. net weight, as renaswjw. Tor tale by Oroesrs tkmgtwwt Uw BOQlalj i IHTUI, Insurance Co. TENNESSEE. DAVIS, President, J. T. PETTIT, 2b Vice-Prnsidenl. 42 MADISON STREET, INSURANCE. MASONIC MUTUAL LHe Assurance Association OF MEMPHIS. Co-ojwratlve and Purely Matna! Charter PsrjMftoal Foraver Exempt from aS Taxes by lb Laws of the State, SIO.OOO for BIO ! ink es y nn a mxm ber !. 1A tor peHlcT, il e.aad II ootuent riy. in advance, r. r j of th.- AssoHatfon madleal eascUiiatlon I fee, said $1 payaia yea office expense. On th, vMaa member, whi -h i the widow or beneflcl member, thirty Hay, fx When the Association a sand trrey will be clas vis: All between the in one class, and all be1 in another, and so on ni the Unit; and xr-ry ' dmiU members, then eaeit flU.Out). t'ntll that tun, worth doable the- nana are members of the cIah a member the orvivins only are assessed the ! $1,1. or SSMf ajrssMMSr port st n king rarjil to provu. cies of members ; and s Interest, tn tnteresr sasvtr defrtiyin the ex to the policy-bolder advauuees over ordlr L'ompaule are: No pat fees are so arua.l, am! i sncli long intervuis, thai can seewre to his fSimtry his deaui. rhis I'omps to mem tiers oi Uullui BOARP OF BIB Hoti. P. T. SCTBgSJB. ot Dnncan ; A. Vaccatu, of '. A Co. ; J. 8. Stautisn, of fel Hatchetu, of Busby A f ett. lr aitornev-at-law. cra?-"i A V'accftro Pica- w". K. UolMiM. M.ti , Meuicai J-.Aan.uier; eflee. sTo. m Wailleon streev aeS Iv, THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY FIRE AND MARINE Insurance Csmpayof Memphis. CAPITAL, $300,000 00 F. S. DAVIS, : : PrcatwUt. 10HN R. STEBBINS. : Vice President. W. J. LITTLEJOtm, : srsiarrt Secretary UIBEi-TOBS: F. 8. Davis PresideBt First .National Bank L. M. woixwtt WolcoTf, Saiith a I . UstNJ. Kibkmab Rice. Httt A ) J. W. Jk ksrbo.i. i. . JenVrsab-skt ,.. M. COoxa... .... V i or-,nn;i to F. If. MAMA Toof. PfiHIlpsAt o. 1'uokas It. -ssuth .mi-.ti k tephet:.. N. Mknkk.n... ....iieuttn Bros. Jab Khikdma?! Fr1-.-rman Bros. J. W. tut itisso.""... Uickinson. Wllltaius A o. U. H.JGUAJI Walker Br.si. 4 t o H. M. LokWxsSTi.NitJ. ri.i-wen'-tint Brm. J. T. HAR-. vrfos Faretison Ariay. B. BoWLllfil Milam, ItowUn Ato. W. P. Pkocdht bay A Prouder- T. f. Tni-LAKD Dihani, Plnsou A Co. J.J. Mukphy President Memphis Baak. Jons a. sintmsii, THo..cM;ita, . w. osuru. mh 1.1 HARDWARE. COTTON GINS! ALLISON BROS. BULK AUKNTS FOB E. CARVER & CO.'S IMPROVED COTTON 6IN WHOLIPUr.ft HKAI HtHH Iff HARDWARE R ON. UNS, CUTLERY. Etc. 270 FRONT STREET, MEMPHIS, : : TENNESSEE PLANTERS or merrunnta designing to pur chase. Gin Stauils will tto well to bear In mind that we are -sale Agents lor E. CAR VKK A CO. 8" IMP Bm IU.. LOkXOM ULM. The onenuaicd beauty o, tlif stapit o; .-otwn ginned on these well ijamrnOfa Stands, tne iigbtneatof their Improved ra in lag- sear, in creased yield of lint, and is ny otuea ac knowledged advantages, in i te them more desirable than In ftrmer years, when, is now, tilev were tjte favorlle. :VSr A PROCLAMATION. Exit' Tl parsnance of the Tonrth carefully examined Hie official I election held on the 1 the late l oustllUTlonal I tV ilia 26th Day of March Last, For th .rs! .' iflcatlon or rjec:;op of the jinv lioane t been re cast foi aud sev lity-lu six for t Now, ernor ol otrty-three rhot nay-two, being j ir thousand twt refore, f. 1). W. C 8KNTFR, Uot e btate of Tennessee, by virtue of and authority tn me rested, do the powe hereby tie st declare anu proclaim tnst tne jv3ew i. oustttu; lou. ' aa submitted u the pebpte. was ratinci oy tr.em at me oaiiot-oox, ou tne mh day of March last, ty -aid majority of i w.ai strty- oar thousand two hundred and Ofty-aLX votes. in testimony whereof, hare here unto subscribed my omcial iKnatare, and ordered tits great seal of the state SXALj to lie affixed. Duneat the Department in the city of Nashville, this oth day of May, A.1X, .STO. uid ot the American Independence the nioety-ioortn. D. W. C. ISKNTfilt. By the'Jovernor: A. J. Kharc-HgR, .-secretary of state. myll SORE MOUTH CURED. I WILL warrant a permanent cure or any kind oi sore -month in fronts to & days. ana in ait cases wtiere a cure ls t ins days and tne directions are toweu, i wui reiunu tne money ; cts dollars. Apply at the UoodsJt H, IKS Main rreet, third story, first room itob head of atalra, left hand side. nyHS ISAAC COSX,