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THE MEMPHIS SUNDAY APPEAL.
ESTABLISHED 1840.
MEMPHIS, TENK, SUISrXA.Y, DECEMBER 24, 1871.
"VOL. XXXI. NUMBEB lO
TW.B inidPAL lUCTIM.
The contest for the mayoralty U Anal
ly one between John Johnson and
John Losgne. The advocates of reguisr
ward convention hare bean laboring for
several daya to brine forward Colonel H.
0. Young aa a candidate for mayor. Hia
great personal popularity would hare
made him a formidable asplrsn, bat we
understand he haa positively declined the
hsnor which his irienda would oonfer
upon him, and we further learn that the
advocates of a convention will have no
otndldate in the field, leaving each man
to vote aa hia Judgment may dictate.
From oar knowledge of the character of
those who have advocated a convention,
we believe they will not hesitate In a con
teat between two anch candidates aa John
Johceon and John Loague. We know
they are boneat men, who have the good
of the city at heart, and had rather aee the
offloe of mayor in the hands of an honest
man than in those of a chronic offloe
eeeker, who, in the abort apace ol ten
years, baa made a colossal fortune oat of
oflees from which true men generally re
tire poorer than when they entered. The
gulf between the two men la quite as wide
mentally and morally aa It is In honesty
and integrity. We have only differed
from our life-long partisan associates in
believing I bat a mwmtcpal election involv
ed no question ol party politics, xbe
friends ol a convention, without assent
ing to this proposition, can have no diffi
culty new in cooperating with us.
Of the two candidates for the may
a'.ty, one la a Democrat, the otiie
is a Radical, and If the friends of a
convention were actuated, aa we believe
they we.e, by a desire to promote Lbe sue
oeas of party, they cannot hesitate be
tween an heneat Democrat and an unscru
pulous Kadical. We respect the motives
which marked the advocates of a con
vention, looking, aa they do, with
veneration upon anything to which
the name ol Democrat attaches, a
the Hindoo gazes with awe upon hia deity.
We trust to stand shoulder to shoulder
with them ardor the banner which the
hoau of Democracy may decide to to '.low
hereafter, involving party isanes But
from one end ol the Union to the other the
people have indicated a determina
tion to take their local elect lens out of pol
itics, or. rather to select their own candl
dates. Believing that John Johnaon nad
made an honest, iaithfui and incorrupti
ble mayor, that the Interest of the city
required hia re-election, and fearing, aa
there was evident reason lor fearing, that
a convention would be packed to defeat
him, we joined the people in their support
of Mr. Jchnson, and hoped he wculu be
re-elected just as the majors of Nashville,
laouieville, Boston, Chicago, Worcester
and other cities had been elected. In
this course we ware actuated
solely and entirely by a desire to
promote the public good. We conoede
equal honesty to thoaa who have disa
greed with us and we see no reason why
this difference should prevent a future
onion and harmonious actk n of Demo
crats. From our knowledge of the men
who hare opposed the policy of the Af
pial we cannot believe they will con
tribute to lbs triumph of a Kadical whose
election all moat agree would be a public
v5.tX.0.,-.ffl!91.""...ejtletn
was another advance of an c report- :, -all
oai ft "quirt" maikt. If Uii nit-aca any
thing. IT mean
LATEST TELEQRAM8.
PLYMOUTH ROCK.
English Oo.'soil cloth factory at Cam
den, New Jersey, burned last night. Loss
920,008. insured.
The Ontario parliament la prorogued un
til January 18. Vacancies In the ministry
will then be BUM,
Th rain fall In Sac Francisco from
Sunday night until Friday morning
amounted to I rot incnea.
The valley country in California la
flooded by the roornt heavy rains, and
property Is much damaged.
The Chioago policy-holders In the Paclffc
Insurance company have been advised by
counsel to settle so the company ' terms.
Arisona la delighted because the gov
ernment Is going to drive the Apaches
upon a reservation, and keep them there.
William Donovan, who murdered hia
employer at Contra Coata aome lime ago,
was sentenced to death In San Francisco
on Friday.
A coroner's inquest waa held yesterday
on the remains of N. B. Chiles, of Louis
ville, who died mysteriously on Wednes
day morning, rendered a verdict of death
from oanees unknown. The chemist
found no poison la the stomach, bat
thought that ha died from morphias.
Caroline Adams, formerly a house-keeper
of the Hasan house at Kidgefleld. Mew
Jersey, has ceen arrested upon suapiolon
of being an accessory to the robbery of
that house last weak of 980,000 in bonds
An intimate friend of bars named Lambert
Herman haa also been arrested aad jailed
at Hackenaack.
On Friday, at Toronto, Canada, a anow
bird match waa shot between Captain B -gsrdus.
champion of the United States,
and Ward, of Toronto. Ward ahotaiz'.y
six bird, out of one hundred, and Bo
gardus sixty-five. A good deal of disaat
lafactlon wa expressed at the result, salt
Is believed that Doth men could have done
better.
The heavy wind which prevailed in Chi
cago night before last did considerable
damage to buildings in course of erection.
Several of the icaide walls of the Tribune
building ware more or leaa damaged. Mor
ton 'a new building on Washing ou street,
near Frank. in atreet, which had been
ralaed up four stories, waa almost com
pletely !emoliahed. A chimney in Bry
an's building on Lasalle atreet, waa
tumbled down and one man buried under
It and killed. Several other buildings
were slightly damaged.
A very ttrong wind-storm paaaed over
St L uis yesterday forenoon which did
considerable damage, several walla of un
finished houses being blown down, roofs
torn off, chimneys and fire-walla demol
ished, fenoes leveled, smokestacks toppled
over, etc Two young girls were some
what injured by the falling of a fenoe,
and several other per. cm hurt, but none
aariousiy. The steamer City of Alton
waa blown across the river, and saveral
others torn from their moorings.
A dispatch from Annfpolls. yesterday,
saya that ths court met at ten o'clock.
but owing to the abaenoe of several
witnesses lbs case of Mrs. Wharton, for
poisoning Gsuer.l Ketcham, waa not re
sumed. According to a notice given by
the court their evidence will cloae the
State's case. The analysis of the parts of
General Ketchum la now in progress un
der direction ot Professor Tony, of Bsl'i
more. ToAcourt adj urned till half-past
one next Thursday evening, the sheriff
taking charge of the Jury.
Sixty sixth Aistverarry f the New
laaa Society 1 Mew Yirk.
HEW YORK BY TELEGRAPH.
that the ad v a uoe i (mmu uq
aometiung tubtantiai. This too, it tn the
face ; lurv-r receipts ibi Unit la4 week lur
Use name cumber ol days, which art bale-
for Ave daya, jKimung to 1J j.tw halt- fur the
week. Haieo lor the day, IN bale. TUi K
1AV. the market tier a lnacuva, and aid
Dot nwpoDd to New York. Factors report
Lbe market no better than yesterday.
The number of buyer- In the market were
few. We make nu change in quotaiioDK aa
aaie received to-da were txiadV at atxaul Ut
aanie Haure aa yesterday. Sale to-day
amounted to UOUU bale, lu New York there
wm a decided improvement lu Lite market, ad-
Tanciua kince eVerday
alt-adv.
ix du.
lion at
in r"eu
v. that
do not
, justi-
esaa
"sl-ad ' and -uuiet
Willi iue dtniand fair, i
rect-ipu. art- n-LurLcd I
pointing to 1-T.muu ualt-a lur seven d
one pretends as understand the- pt
this Juncture The nw rd rooverue
York was uulooked l r taatll after
Jaunary : bal some circles preteud I.
New York is 1b pwiid ol new of
lug character and favoring a abort
iC.uuu. iiotwllu.tand.iy; the rvo
agricultural mreitu at Vj ashlnrton,
tltaatr i.4tiu.UA unlet. Tbm report ii
with general surprua.. ou the rec
this report, the .New Orleans Times
-previoui. reHrts from the aa
assea to warrant it. nur is It, apinreutly,
fled by the weather slnne th.-y wrre li
11 suicummvn rental k Uial 11 was a
Inconsistent with the inlonuelioii irw1
furnished. A snipper telegraphed t" a f
eorreatamdeui mat the new estitoatt
'bush, which seemed lo be In haruiun
the general opinion. If lbe result should
prove the bureau to be right. It will Increase
eonfldet.ee lu Its future reinirts ; If ou the con
trary, aa la generally supposed, it be found
2W,uu to vi.i.iui t-uu in rii.. ol lite
amount. 11 will cause me utirwaii lo tn- r-
with general ultlrust. ruiltAl,
the tuatk.-t wai. nntettled: buyer, and iu
many Instances sellers, were iudtnVreni;
money was tig-hl and sales were forced. Traua
actlons reached 4S1 hales, but uolw ltltttau-i-lng
me advauoe of Sc m New York at the
close of mat market last evening, sales were
made at figure, a shade lower than yesterday.
An active market, however, waa not antici
pated unUl alu-i Ihe holiday-: hence a doll
and unsettled market was no surprise. The
market in New York dropped e mis moru
tng. reporting the marlset uuiet and weak,"
and throughout the daaf ' quiet and uom.nal,"
closing me same, but with an adjna 1
miiuuuc f
-...-l- riasras bill si in ri
The first number of lag Southkhb
FaJUt an r jaoarn, published In this city,
appearixi yesu.-lsy. The editor, tjeueral
W. M. Browne, haa deservedly won high
repute as s writer while conducting, for
three years past, the meat successful of
agricultural publications. The number
of the farm and Home before us is a
mifally printed pamphlet, containing
i of moat instructive and en
tertaining matter, especially adapted to
the tastes and promotion of the interests
of farm era. The contents are entitled:
Tarmwork for the Monti.;" "A letter
from Joan Plowhandiee;" ' Agricultural
JBtcdj ," "Beaovatlng JCxhaoatad Lands . "
"On 1. are of Hoot Crops;" "A Faa.ee Law,"
and a great variety of other subjects are
ably aad learnedly diem seed a aw cling the
Interests of southern farmera. Oar read
eve everywhere ahould not forget that by
remitting a &0 tbey secure the Vxsexi
Aftkal and the Farm and Borne tot one
year, aad for L2 30 the Da.lv Appsah
and the farm and Horn for the year.
Tns proceeding!! of a meeting at Inde
peodanoe. Wlsslaatppl, on Saturday last,
held for the purpose of considering the
practicability of a narrow-gauge road
from Memphis to Oxford, Mississippi, os.
mm air line, appear in another column.
We hope the people will enter heartily
Into this scheme and give It all possible
aad. The enterprise is practicable, and
eminently well calculated to develop the
resources of the country through which
the road will pass, aa well aa build op the
aeterial in tarsals of oar rapidly-growing
elty, destined at no distant day to be the
emporium of southwestern trade.
mm a ho we that ea atr-llne from Mem
i to Oxford will psaa very near Inde-
i and Tyro, In Marshall county.
, continued beyond Oxford, will pea
Pittaborough, Ihe capital of Cal-
and thence to Meridian, penetrat
ing a rich country, almost cqul-dlatant
between Forrest's road and the Mississip
pi Central. It la thus palpable that It will
traverse a country without railroad taoili
tlea, and whose marketable products will
all be brought to Memphis.
A rumor that Cornelius Carson haa Had
Is generally credited.
Mo new developemente to-day In con
nection with the ring troubles.
The wintry weather baa stopped all
work on live new poetofflce building
Another fire occurred In the market
house owned by W. Rupert, which was
totally destroyed. Lose, eleven thousand
dollars.
Sidney E. Morse, brother of Professor
Morse, died yesterday morning, aged
seventy eight.
Several sinecure clerks In the finance
department and worthless attendants in
the Supreme court were removed yester
day. Comptroller Green yesterday deposited
ISO UUU to the credit of the department of
pubuc parks for the payment of em
ployees. A match factory firs damaged property
to I he amount of twenty thousand dollars.
The fire waa caused by the robbing of
friction matches.
Tbe email-pox statistics this week show
an Incresss of eight esses, two desths
more than the week before. The cases for
ths week are six y eight. No desths since
yesterday.
The assistant aldermen who were elected
members lait took their official oaths yes
terday morning, bat tbe mayor declined
to me mean, referring tne inemoere to le
gal tribunals.
The order of United American Median
iea will celebrate Waahiugton'a birthday
in this city by a grand banquet ball, etc ,
at which delegates from councila In all
States will be present.
The board of anp-vriionment yesterday
evening authorizsd the comptroller to la-
sue douob to me amount of eoou.ouj to
meet ihe r'quiiri'ion of tbe dock depart
ment and filiO.OUO in Mew York bridge
bonds.
A lsd only eightaen years old. giving
bis name ss Harry W. Andrews, and who
elates that be Is from Cincinnati, wss ar
rested to dsy for forging a check for two
hundred dollars, lie had been stopping
at the tsi marie noiai.
It is not so reliable that Tweed will re
sign either the office of commlssionership
of the parks department or that of Tam-
many grand aachem Bia frlende say
that he will remain to tne laat, that he j
nsy profit by the example of Connolly, i
who waa thrown into prison on bis retire
ment from office,
Conno'ly'e counsel took no steps yes
terday to secure the release of their cli
ent. Tbey represent that It Is more ad
visable to have the ex-controller remain
In Ludlow s'.reet Jail than to be immured
la the Tombs, which woo Id be tbe result
if Judge Bedford committed him without
bail under pending indictment.
PEft.ONAL.mE8.
New You, December M Tbe sixty
sixth anniversary of the New England
society waa celebrated this svenlng by a
d inner at Dslmonino's. Counsellor Joseph
U. Cboat presided, and after the aabalan
tiala had been disposed of, delivered a
very humorous address. He announced
the first toaat to be the " Day we Cele
brate," to whloh the Rev. Henry Ward
Beecher responded He spoke of the
vsried beauties of New England scenery
ana InduBtrv, and the honesty of lta peo
ple. Referring to the Pilgrim Fathers, he
said they brought over with them many
of the errors and superstitions whicn ex
isted In England at tbe time, bat left
more behind them. Through time these
were eradicated, and there were no more
burning witches, whloh waa the pilgrims'
greatest snd most Irrational superstition.
Beecher then turned to politics, snd said
It should be preached from the palpil as
muofi as toe gospel is; this tbe pilgrim
fathers did, and he approved their ideas
this regard. He regretted that the
Kvernment and the church had come to
so fsr separated as they are In these days.
When New England waa coioniasd it was
the custom to build the church first st s
pi see where it waa intended to build a
city. Every man who became a resident
of the new city waa a member of tbe
church, which became tbe local legisla
ture. In conclusion be referred to the
lste reform movements In this city, snd
said it was the result of the Mew England
Ides of honesty and economy.
The next toaat waa, "The President of
the United States," which was drank
with bonor.
In offering the toast of the "City of New
York," the president said sofficient re
sponse had been made on the 7th of
Novemb r last.
Governor Jewell, of Massschusetts, re
sponded briefly to the toaat of "New
England."
Dr. Bellows spoke on the New England
character, and said to get to the root of
New England character, we must go to
the mother country of Englsnd. The
strength snd force ot character were char
acteristics of the great Anglo Saxon race.
Surrounded aa they were by tbe aea, with
a view confined, they had to look into
themselves and learn tbe weaknesses of
their nature, and strengthen them. Such
were the pilgrims who came over In the
aiajnjwer, and made tbemsalvs the
nueclus of this great republic, and tbe In
fluenoe of whoee examples In life, religion
and politics is still felt, and whose ideas
still permeate the public mind.
"American Diplomacy" waa ree ponded
to by Hon. William M. Everts, who, ic
tbe course of his address, referred to the
Washington treaty. The Anglo-Saxon
character, he said, settled by reason and
treaty what other nations would go to
war about. Wisdom la still better than
the weapons of war. A republic shou.d
be for peace always, and so effect harmo
ny, happiness snd prosperity among i s
people. "Oar Common Schools" waa re
sponded to by Prof. Northrop. Among
other toasta were "The Army and Navy,"
"The Press," "The State of New York,"
and "Oar Invited Guests." Among tbe
latter were General Hawley, General Mc
Dowell, Governor Morgan and Professor
N orthrop.
TENNESSEE.
suoh sn enterprise not only practicable,
but eminently calculated to develop the
resources of tbe country th ough which It
r. will pes, ana mat we are earneati v in ra-
" I wrnr t, f it. aiMMwiv ivtnit rnpt Inn. Oh saaa
Hon, it wae further resolved, that a com
mittee of ave ds appointed oy tne cnair
man, to open a correspondence with the
committees of similar meetings at all
points slong the proposed route, aa also to
memorial)! the legislature of the Stale
for the purpoae of obtaining a charter for
aald road. The following committee waa
then appointed, to which tbe chairman
and secretary were in motion added, viz :
Dr. W. A. Roaaevurm, Dr. George A.
Wilson, J. Q Sandidge, Esq., Hon I.Y.
Walker and Henry Richardson.
Ths meeting then ad (ourned.to be called
again by tbe chairman of the committee,
when deemed neoeasary-
J P MoCRACKIN, Chairman.
BR. Chad bliss, Secretary.
colt's t'owsolMatloa.
Eboxt, December 2, 1571.
Editor Appeal Perhsps a line or two
from this section ol tbe "Old Dominion"
msy be of some intereat to tbe many read
ers or tne appbal. me muan -discussed
consolidation of the Pennsylvania Central
railroid with Mabone'a railroad connec
tions extending from Norfolk to Bristol
la eliciting much attention from railroad
men and from certain journalists la this
section of the State, all of whom express
their aversion to and tbe lnfeaaibillty of
suca a "curious" plan, in an editorial ar
ticle the Lynchburg News ssys this oon-
lemplated oonsolidstlon is s "queer rail
road combination," aid styles a recent
editorial of tbe Appxai. in reference to
this matter which we think was able,
and evinced far -seeing sagacity as "rath
er curious." Now, we think It would he
an emin-ntly feasible snd wise plan for
these two lines to consolidate, and then,
after this is effected, to farther lengthen
the consolidated limi, extending it
through the Soath to the Mis
sissippi river, and ultimately, aa
the Appkal wisely suggested, to the Ps
clfl" By this means It would traverse
lands abounding in inexhaustible stores of
wesltb ; and lbe cities and towns along the
mate derive vast benefits from it. What
It la that causes some to view this import
ant matter in a different light we can't
tell. The No. folk Journal, we may re
mark, enstuMitf, ssys "tbe idea of a junc
tion between Scott and Mahone between
thn Pennsylvania Central and Virginia
railroad with the purpoae, of oo-opera-iu.oj"st
be received in this locality
wiiaVamrr.jment and Incredulity." A
great many, however, think that this
consolidation ot railway lines will finally
be cGiieunimatea, tho opposition and un
willingness of certain Journalists to the
contrary notwithstanding. We say, then,
let the noble work go on; and like the
"Pontic sua, whoee icyOurrents and com
pulsive oourse ne'er fee la retiring ebb,"
a 'vance, unrestrained, lo an early suc
cessful accomplishment.
THE COTTON MARKETS OF THE WORI.O.
LATEST XBFOBT BY TBTiBOaSVM.
LIVERPOOL.
Liverpool, December 23. Cotton ma rata
tvaoy; middling uplands, 10d; mlddll
C leans, ivd; sales, lO.OOQ bale, of which
oausa were ior export ana speculation
torn
Ship
ments from Bombay alnas last reoort. is. QUO
unjes,
NEW YORK.
New York, December a. Cotton market
ami out nncnanged; middling uplands, aev".
NEW ORLEANS.
New Obleabs, LVcember 23 Cotton mar
ket qnlei; good oruinary, lHc: low middling,
itc: middling. IKic. Bales, Saw bales: re
oelpta, lu.tse balsa; export to Liverpool, B9
uwids; ooasiwise, 2tui oaiea; bcock,
CINCINNATI.
Cibvibwati. December a. Cotton market
firm, with light demand; low mldrfllna, 18-J
Wtc; nUddlLog, imite.
st. Louis. eat
St. Loins. December S3. Cotton market
quiet; middling, l-V.
LOUISVILLE.
Louisville, December 28. Cotton market
steady; middling uplands, Wc.
NASHVILLE.
Nashville, December 23 Cotton market
market dull and prices declined: low mid
dling, 18e.
MONETARY AND FINANCIAL MATTERS.
latest report bt teleobaph.)
NEW YORK.
NEW York. Decern her 2S.
uotation received by telegraph
in
The Heathen Chinee ran a saw-mill
Dyer.
Dr. Robert Lenox, of Obion, shot him
self dead. It la thought, Intentionally.
Senator Sevier, of Jones bo ro, baa re
signed bis seat In the general assembly of
the State.
Governor Senter la in Enoxvllle, in ex
cellent health. He wae the truest of the
Stale's benefactcs.
The Bolivsr Bulletin writes eloquently
in behalf of the narrow-gauge road from
tbat place to Memphis.
General Woflord takes charge of the
Alabama and Cnattanooga road, to run it
lor Ihe State of Alabama.
Two farmers near Ripley have each
made a bale of ootton per acre this year
J. T. Green and Mr. Majors.
The excellent Tipton Record rejoices ic
the assurance thst the Memphis snd Ps
duosh road it to be built at once.
Colonel J. B. Cook is suggested as a
candidate for the place vacated on the su
preme benoh by Hon. T. A. R. Nelson.
Tbe Brownsville States tells of s meet
ing beld to cause tbe removal of Belnei
Male college to that prosperous, Intelli
gent elty.
A distinguished Damocratle leader of
Middle Tenneesee writes that he la tired
of taking the census ot the Democratic
party every year.
United States troops robbed eating
houses along the ra('roada In Etst Ten
neaaee on their way to Georgia. They
have drunken or worthless officers, per
haps. The Ripley News sparkles because the
Memphis and Padaoah road is to be built
and because knkluxlsm will be killed oft
by Tom Scott's ownership ot Southern
railways.
Colonel P. T. Glass, an old quill-driver,
celebrated the golden anniverssry of his
weddings few daya ago at Ripley. Tbere
were mvny little glasses clinking together
on tbe hsppy occasion.
At San Francisco on Friday night,
Frederick Heller visited ths house where
his wife from whom he la parted boards,
on Mission street, where heoonoesled him
self, but wss discovered by the landlady,
Mrs Solomon. Heller shot her snd her
husband both in the head without indict
ing fatal wounda. He ran and waa pur
sued and captured, when be swallowed a
vial of BUlohnric acid. He la now in
hospital aod supposed to be in a dying
condition.
RIVER NEWS.
Gold No .
last nlaht. 1
Sterling Exchange Bankers' bills, KV
Moaey Firm at 7 per cent.
Southern State Securities Were -'agnaot
throughout the day. The closing quotations
were:
Tennesmees, old... 61 W Mlasouris..
Tennessees. new si1 N. Carollnss. old-SI
virginiss, old " N'. Carolines, new i
irsimas, new oo uoia
Uulted Slates -Securities Government bonds
were dull and steady all day. Tns closing
in were.
t-2us of mm m 5-aas of vm lis
5- 2USofhxC Kf, 5-2usoflS81 U.7H
6- 2UB of ISS6 111 10-4JS U4J
u-Jis ot li-tw. new ..1 .1 Currencv Sa 1U
OI 1001 110 ItOld
blocks Opened very strong In prices. Be
fore a .d slier the call there ware a number
of uanaactioua lu leading stocks at advanc-
.uir orlcen. Int-i'j waa t-i.l lillic business Lr:m-
acied on the call, for it was taken up with ths
usual Christmas jollity. After the bank slale-
lilcnt. aas n.aat: auoA u. the Ulaikel uecliucd
abotdaK per cent. Closed strong la prices but
eryv-Auu. nie auance to-uay was in ; t
marked in Kuode island, Wabash and Pacinc
aaatt.
The Bank Statement The weekly bank
sisieiueui snows uie louowing cuangea
Liuaus ui-cicium ail.' so
Mpecie decreaaed 2,sso.juu
envmauon decreased
Deposits deiTeasd lbei.tO
Legal tenders decreased 3414.WAJ
ine siaiemeni is an untavorable exulbit
An analysis of lbe da-urea abows thai Lha
banlts have a net loss of t,66ujaju in their legal
lenue reserve. Xhey now bold seSil2o above
the J per cent, required by Law. A large loss
In legal tenders is the natural result of ths
outflow of currel cy Iiom Lata point, but the
uecrs.se in specie vm not exp cted.
LONDON.
Lokdob, December 23. Ths money market
Miucuun was aw juuuws :
jr.
jay.
A. Seessel & Son
REMNANTS
Retail Stock
TO
CLOSED OUT
THIS WEEK !
8reateit Bargains
or THE
Consols, money 82
Consols, u i
U. S. 3-2US 1SH2 ltti .
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TENNE88EE MONEY.
item Showisg issues befer end after 1861
What hat bees Dttireyid and whit
Re aula.
Thb Chrlstmss edition of tbe Appeal
sgsBaavs to-morrow. It will contain an
Infinite variety of reeding matter within
iu bread pages, surpassing In varied In
tereat the paper of to-day. Furnish ad
v arils men la at an early boor this evening-
H
HrHE ARKANSA6 HORROR.
Tag
Story of the B ratal
Murder of atitt Halt
gas Fiendish
The following additional facts of tbe
asarder of Mine Holt, la Sevier county,
stave been furnlahed by the Utile Rock
Republican of the 21st: " We learn fronr
a gentleman Just In from Center Point,
Sevier oonnty, that the late murder of
alias Holt caused in I anas excitement at
that place.
"The people were suspicions ot a man oy
e of norwooa, wno was suspected
he nad lost a put A which bad
i aeen on him previous to tbe outrage.
Thai waa found, and corresponded to tbe
one which must hsve fired tbe ballets
fssgasj in ber body. The young lady waa
engaged to this Norwood, but, owing lo
the oppoatt on of ber parents, she had re
oaastly discard ad him, snd waa about to
toe married to another party. Tbe mailt -spring
of a Remington pistol was found
near the body of tbe unfortunate victim,
anal It Is supposed tbe pistol had been
broken by baaing the young lady over
Holt aad the young man
ware of good t tally, aad It Is expected
that be will acknowledge the act, aa it la
believed that be Is Insane. The atory ol
star being outraged la totally false.
" II is creditable to tbe civil authorities
that tkwy have taken the Rial tar in hand,
and that ths law will not be violated, but
aviaowed lo taste its
yesterday
ioaUy wel-
Waiee continues to improve,
Hon. Wm. H. Seward is paralysed.
General ( baueey will represent France
at Washington.
General Ciaey takes the place vacated
la the French Cabinet by General
Ghaueey.
A A 8argent is the new United States
Senator from California. He received 172
votes snd Wallace, hia opponent, aix.
The pay of Mr. Adams, the Geneve
commissioner, will be tbet of a minister
to Knglsnd 117 600, with the expenses of
legation. Lisncrofl i)av.s receives the sal
ary ot minister resident 17600.
Mr. Jsaasa Partoa, besides bis reappear
ance In the Atlantic In hia biographical
role, began, laat Monday evening, n
Brooklyn, in the Franklin literary oourse,
hia new iec'ure aeaacn, with his new lec
ture, on the subject, "Who are the vul
gar?" alias Mary H. Graves waa, on Thursday
last, ordained pastor of the Unitarian
church at Mansfield, M leaaehoaetts. Mies
Graves is tbe first ol her aax to enter tbe
U oltarian ministry in Massachusetts, and
ths second in the whole denomination,
Mrs. Cells Burleigh being the first.
Jotquln Miller haa given up hia contem
plated lecture In Oregon, and a few days
sf;o took tbe steamer from his Portland
home for Southern California, Arisona,
Lower California, Mexico, and Central
Amerioa Hia trip will probably be pro
longed to South America, thanoe home
ward in a year or two, when he proposes
publishing tbe praetleal results of bis
wanderings in a companion volume to the
-Songs of the Sierras."
It Is probable that the Lord Napier who
represented Great Britain In Washington
during part of Buchanan 'a presidency,
and who afterward served In nesrly ev
ryeoprt In Europe, will succeed Karl
Uayo In the Vioe-Royalty of India next
year. Tbe office Is almost equal to the
chief magistracy of any State in Europe,
and far exeaeds in salary and emoluments
lbe presidency of the United Slates. Be
sides) two palaces, the salary Is $125,000 s
year.
Gov. Walker, oi Virginia, la a notable
Instance of the destiny that shapes hu
man careers. In IMS he was practicing
law in Chicago, aod casually going to
Virginia to attend a alight legal matter,
found, after a few days In Norfolk, that a
troubleeome oatarrh which had fastened
upon him iu Chioago had entirely dissp
peared. He returned to hie Chioago home,
but was again beset by bis old malady,
ga keSBSsae mi his health alone returned
to the state of whloh la a few years he
Erroneous ststemm'.s relative to the
Bank of Tennessee money having been
ub'ashed, we give from the Nashville
Union and Amertc-n some items concern
ing the same, in which the public at large
wiu oe interested. They are as follows:
Amount of Tennessee money Issued Drevi
oos to May I. BH1 i.K -.
Amen tit named jsn.
10, IsTO gl.o-05s 90
Ain't bo-nnd ol muti
lated Jan. 10. 187V . I1.T7I M
Am 'i burned Juno is,
18 0, br toe Slate . 118.787 011
A't burned Dec. lu,
HOD by tbs rfeate
Am I burned Marc:.. v
187L by tns State.
Aiu't bar ned Jane .8,
1871. by the Stsle
Am l burned Sept. S
U71, by tns State
Am't now In hands of
tns treasurer.
George W. Cheek.,
a. J sVnite
St. Joseph
Kate Kearney
haullle LsHargS..
tlenry Ames..
Sallle
Charles Bod man
Kat" Kinney
K. P. Walt.
t. ay. chtfea
A. J. whits
St. Joseph
..Friars Point
Napoleon
.....Cairo
Cairo
St. Lou I -
Ht. Louis
A rknnT" river
.New Orleans
.New Orl
..White nver
...Knars Point
Nsp -leoc
Cairo
E. La Barge.
Boats la Port.
Lawrence. Belle Lee.
Sallis. Henry Antes,
The WeaatavsrV
MBTBKO LOGICAL REOOBD.
Wae Li an , mssaL Saavica. US.A
Memphis, December 23, 1871
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Amount of Taansssse money issue' .:r
May i, Mt! U.7-,7 t-0 tO
Burned Jan. 10. 1870 JSV 214
liuinei March 2s. 871 lu 945
Burned Jane it, 171 44- 916.00
Am't new lssus oaUtasdlDg ..tl.8S6 .712 00
This laat represents the issue thst Chan
oelior Eentrt sa, of Somerville, has decided
must be, and we thing oat to oe, paid.
FOREIGN SUMMARY.
fbvahxe.
Paris. December 23 The bill to In
nroseo the circulation of the bank of
France for the relief of trade and com
merce, was atill pending in the assembly
when it adjourned. The committee having
it tn charge, while agreeing aa to lta prin
ciples, have not aa yet determined upon
the amount to whloh the circulation la to
be augmented. An lnorsass of two mil
lions seven hundred thousand francs will
probably be adopted in tbe end.
The Dims of Boilleau la now mentioned
in connection with the ministry to Wash
ingtonFerry's nomination having been
withdrawn. The rumor that General Cis
eey would go to Washington la unfound
ed. The prefect of the department of
Boucbes Durhoue has dissolved tbe coun
cil of arte, and annulled lta acta, because
of lta mismanagements of lta finances.
The sale ot tbe violently radical newspa
per. La Repnbllque Radloale, in Mar
seilles, haa been prohibited. The national
assembly at Versailles haa adjourned to
the jftih of January, 187a.
ITALY.
Bomb, December St The Pope yester
day performed the ceremony of preoonl
ration in the oaae of twenty-eight newly
appointed bishops, including nineteen
Italians and Frenchmen.
RAILROAD NEWS.
Tbe following, from the Athenaeum,
goes to confirm aome rumors which have
been loosely floating about: ' Headers ol
Mr. Charles BeadeVt novel, Terrible
Temptation,' may be Interested to bear
that tbe curious account of the delusions
of s lunatic, written by Sir Chai Iss Bas
set t when eon fined in the asylum, hi so be
foand in a email book eel fad ' illustra
tions of Mad case,' by John Haalam, pub
lished in 1810. The whole eVeaorlpuon of
ihe heir-loom and tbs gang of 'paeitmatio
assassins.' and even the extraordinary
diagram given by Dr. Reade, showing tbe
method ot working lbe machine are not
due, aa many people mast have supposed,
to the author's fertile brain, bat formed
tbe delusions cf s real lunatic who waa
lu Bediam from 1W to 1808 "
SHARP PRACTICE.
The Seats Carat hw Baal sal Btvereer
Ksews a TMaf or Two.
Alexia arrived at Bull ale
afternoon and waa enthnsiaatiiaally
avasaad. x Fraakdent FdUnore jrii: de
Pew ib weiownLug address at the Buffalo
i . tub rooaua. Ths Duke will oe shown on
M a nday the mode of receiving aod dellv
gralc at one of the elevators.
is ii i "i . is ii taxif "
J ' - . I
Columbia, Softs Caboxiha, Decem
ber itx 3uvernor Scott, with a view of
preventing ths postponement of the vote
on his lmpea.ohm.ut, sect a message to
the legialaiare this morning containing a
proclamation convening that body la ex
traordinary aaaaloa at noon to-morrow.
Tbe governor's friends then pressed a
vote on the motion to strike oat ths re
moving clause of the impeachment reso
lution, lbe aecwieei waa finally abj
- at one o'clock yeas (Si, nays 83. This de
feat tbe impoaenment. alien
other proeleuuuiou irom the governor, in
voking tbe proclamation Issued a few
boars previously, and the legislature ad-
journea unvu January can.
Treslle-wark.
About noon yesterday s terrific tornado
passed stout four miles below New Al
bany, Indiana, breaking down timber
and destroying aeven hundred fast ot
the trestle of tho Air-line railroad.
IMrHrallles Menioved
The ditfleuttiee heretofore existing be
tween tbe Fort Smith railroad company
and Pearoe, Stacy dt Yorston have been
seliled. This settles all difficulties be
tween eondicung Interests, and all suits
are to be withdrawn, and work ts to be
oommenoed at ones.
Watering Bum-a.
In the supreme court of Massachusetts
yesterday, appUa.ion was made for an
Injunction to reatraln tbe dlrectoreot the
Boston and Maine railroad from issuing
two millions dollsrs of additional stock,
suthorigsd by the stockholders on the
13th instant. The order to bs argued ucd
next batttrday.
sassk Valley Eead
The Richmond Enquirer says: "We
have lately aeen maps of the proposed
Huenandosh Valley railroad, of which
Tin s. A. Soott la prealdent. The tera.inl
of the road are to be H age rs town, Mary
land, and KnoxviUe, Tenneesee. This
will be a moat Important line to oar city,
extending as it will along the entire
length of the heeiaaa'nafi Valley and Its
continuation In upper Bast Tennessee.
This route will bring us about one hun
dred flirt nearer New York, aad will
give oheap freights and travel from its
competition with the present line."
A Now eHroae).
lauirasriaCE, Miss., Dsoemeer
Tn ac'danw with previous unless, a
large number o. l- oltiaaaw of this viein
Uy aaeembled at this pladt, tof tbepor
poee ot maasWlaiinr the propriety ;.ni1
prmetloa. 'lity of ooustructlng a railroad,
on the narrow-gauge system, to be run
on an air-line, or ee nearly to as practica
ble, irom Memphis to Oxford, and thence
in the direction ot Meridian and Mobile.
On motion, John P MeCraekin waa called
to the chair aad . K, (Ttatmhlha appoint
ed aeoretary.
The object of the at ssilng having bees
explained by tbe chairman, the following
aodaaa waa taken in the premises: On
motion, It waa resolved, that we deem
S. W. RHODES, Obaerver.
Wab Dbpabtkbott, 1
Orncs or tHi Cmar siuKALOrncxB.
Wasuingtok December 23, 1871. )
The area of lowest barometer will probably
continue to move northeastward into Canada,
with snow on lta northern borders, but rain to
the south. Southeasterly winds veer to south
west, and increase in force in the middle snd
eastern Slates, with cloudy and clearing wea
ther on Sunday. Northwesterly wtuds and
clearing weather prevail In the Gulf .Stales.
Stivers and Business.
We had tbe news Friday nigbt that the
river waa blocked up with ice at Colum
bus, some twenty nines below Cairo. Tne
weather in the meantime modeiated, and
Friday night a heavy rain fell, and it is
thcttght that ths gorge has given way oe-
fee his, and that the river a now open
toTiairo. II not this port lor all practical
purposes la tbe head of navigation. Tbe
river baa fallen one inch In ths psst
twenty four hours, and Is still slowly re
ceding. White and Arkansas rivers are
slowly declining. Six feet la reported
from Cairo to Helena, jsuaines at the
wharf waa moderate. Friday night
waa ona of the worat nigbta on
the river known for years Tne storm
raged fearfully, and blew a perfect Lome
do. The A. J. White's officers report the
D.xier nsrd aground ten miles below
Helena, with her capstan snd rigging
broken. Tne Fhil All In was alao blown
high and dry at Beeves bar, and careened
so that one guard waa under water. The
White ran o.oae lo her and oflered aasiat
anoe, but waa told that they could tender
none.
By TeteerrasiBL
Littlb Rock, December 83 Heavy
rain storm 'set night. To-day the weather
is dear. Hirer atill declining.
Calbo, December 23. Arrived: T. F.
Boken, from the gorge near Columbu,
noon. Departed: Ada Heilman, Naah
vtlle, 9 a.m ; Bate Robinson, St. Louis.
Very heavy rain last night ; strong aouth
wind, and very warm. The gorge above
Columbua still holds faat. The packets
have not made a trip since Thursday
St. liOCia, December 3. Arrived : None
Departed: Kxuhange and S. 8. Merrill,
Nsw Orleuna; W. J. Lewis, Vickaburg;
Minnie, Arkansas river; Alice, Memphis.
River rising, with probably & feet of water
to Cairo. Weather warm, with very high
wind thie morning, slnoe then it hsa been
clear and colder. A large part of tbe
gorge above the bridge piers broke up and
ran out today, but tneioe is still strong
at and above Vlsaell'a Point.
Evansvllxb, December 23. River clear
ani rising. Weather growing colder and
sh lied to the north.
Louisville, December SS River sta
tionary, with 3 feet 6 inches In the canal,
and 18 inohea in tbe chute. Weather
cluudy to-night. Mercury, sixty di
No Ice tbe greater part of tbe dsy.
Cinciwnatti, December 23. The river
la rising, with 7 leet. Ferries all running.
Steam boatmen believe that navigation
will open next week. Snow all gone.
Vicxsbcbq, December 23. Down: Pau
lino Carroll, 8 a.m.; Mary Alloc and bargee,
4pm.; Oovernor Allen, 2 p.m. Up: Kate,
10 a.m ; txniiu. t.iiott, i p.m. ; City of
i siro, o p.m. r earner oooi ana clear.
Hiver falling.
In mother column will be found
''notice to shippers," from the City of
v icasourg.
The Henry Ames, Silver Bow. Poto
mac and Belfast are due irom above, snd
will probably be in port early this
morning.
Tbe steamer Roseville, which surlt last
Wednesday, is more serious! r Inured
than wss st first supposed. Aaaietanoe haa
gone to ner.
Tbe While River Journal of tbe 20th hi
the following: "The anagboat 8. Thayer
entered White river on tbe 9th day of No
vember, and haa taken out 232 snaga be
tween the mouth and Augusta, the large
msjorlty above Dee Arc. Her orders are
to proceed as far as focahontsa."
The Si. Jnaatih arrived from Cairo with
a good trip, inc.uding ZSaSeaoka grain, 614
dry barrels, 198 bales cotton, 116 head
hogs, 100 barrels whisky, and a lot of mis
cellaneous ireignt.
Tbe towbaat Bee and bargee came In
from below, and lays up here for the pre
sent until the river opens.
rne a sine came in irom Arkanaas river
with 278 bales ootton and the Daaaenirera
ot sob steamers rsoeeviiie ana A. It. Allen.
The Henry Ames at rived from St. Louis
at dark, twenty days out, with a barge in
tow. She discharged 83 naekatna mer
chandise here and lays over until morning.
r . S, uonterman, clerk of the steamer
Q. W. Cheek, haa gone home to Ken
tucky for a abort etey.
The R. T. Walt and A. J. White de
parted with good trips.
The Emllle LaBarge arrived from St.
Lnnis over a month oat. She has for this
port 1447 barrels oil, 48 barrels potatoes,
219 barrela applea, 448 saoka bran, 126 bales
ootton and a lot of miscellaneous freight.
She lays over here until to morrow,
Tbe Dexter and Indiana are reported
hard aground between here and Helena.
The St. Joeeph departed with 310 bales
of ootton for above.
Tbe A. J. While came In from Napo
leon yesterday morning with 290 bales oX
ootton, lt4 sacks of seed, and a lot of
sundries to order.
Tbe Charles Bod man added 500 sacks of
corn here, snd left tor New Orleans, draw
lag five feet, with s barge in tow.
The 1 homes 11. Allen la the Arkanaas
river packet for to-morrow.
The anagboat s. H. Isong arrived from
below, coaled here, and will probably
etart for above during the sight.
One indrtd and twenty-three bales ot
ootton have been recovered from the
Fanny Brandete. All hopes of raising her
having been abandoned, the will be dismantled.
U. 8. 6-SOs 18(5.
U. bsMbi iss;..
U.S. 10-tOs
KAHI8.
Paris, December 23 Rentes, 5sl See,.
FRANKFORT. .
r ea xkjobt, December 23. United States
securities nve-twenues of 1SS2, se
THE NEW YORK DRY GOODS MARKET.
f LATX8T EXPORT BT Tat I KGRAPH
NEW YORK. TWmrvar '
Market laaguid iu ail Us tirpMrtujeul. nw-
ing partly to liie inclement weather. Price
were nruiiy inaiiiiaiLieU. Kocaport corset
Jt-an- adTaaced to Uc ; P. O. tt to bleached
niUAlina advanced lo lac ; aAjuuexkeag I t,ca.,
ltfc; do C do. Joe; do B do, do A do, 25c; do
A A do, joc; Kafaton ti do, lij-jc; Boa on im
proved deuinis la - Kraiiki u Cdo, 15c; Oak-
levuu i a a uo, aiuc, yjiiM k. k, ao, ic; Working
meo'i do. ltc: Brook', J. t V. I'uaia' and
c larks u a X. aUx-oord spool thread, 8Uc; Green
ct Xniei.' do, 4aic: do three curu do, 60c;
won!J bntlds. 2ic; alpaca do, beat braaUda,ic,
aLsv luiajmba iiiihub ui ucst Lit AaVDaV, isJjC.
THE DOMtSYIC PRUuUC MARKETS.
XaATKST SaCPO&T BT Tti.ttaBtwi
CINCINNATI.
CiKCiirif ATI, December 23. Floor U In fair
at-iLi-tiia una nrxu; laniiiy, frj yu. Wheat is
steady. With a iujder,te demami atlllral aA
Cornisateady with a m ode i ate demi&d S 4o(
waraa. asjco-aiLOSUlU UI Ul Bit O (fOaflC. UtU HTC
in fair demand and the market tli iu at JbttiSOc
Barley tvearo acd firm aa regarda prime to
choice the whole range at 7585c Pork dull
viju pi ices ueciiueu; aaieo at fiat itr'-w. Lard
dull and price drooDins: salaaat nf ,r-. at ,
Bulk meau qaiet atad weak; ask'ng ao'b
Bacon dud but un-'hanged; ahuulueia,
o-A. dear r ib or clear aideta,7a.. namt., UtoMlShc.
Oreen meau dull and unsettled; asking H Sj
V ass. A IVaUCU U1U3 UUil, l"-j 1AI1JC
ST. LOCUS.
St. Loins, December a. Generally dull
mi uuaiueas sn.a i. riOQr uulet auu un-
cuangeu in every respect, wheat dull and
nominal only small sain Die lots sold. Com.
f.lr eastern demand; No. i mixed In elevator,
"2-v- ua lua-i, -u. lu elev Slur, liSBSiat
Rye and bar.ey, nothing done. "Whisky dull.
wc. r-ora nsld .in 15, no sales. Dry salt meals
dull and pr ces drooping; obolng lota ol loose
suouioers, 4 clear rib, 5",; packed lota, oi-j
iic. Bacon unchanged only order trade.
Lard dull, !'-, Ne3- ilogs dull buyers aod
sellers ai art. email saleo at ;! 5om4i mostly
a. aw o.i5 vt v.iue uni uariKeu.
JjOUISVILLE.
IjorisviLLE, December 23 Bagging quiet
and steady at 13S(l5Sc- Flour acUve and
w heat verj- Arm
SEASON
REMNANTS
-OF-
ALL KINGS OF 600DS
AT AN
IMMENSE SACRIFICE 1
COMMENCING
Tuesday, Dec. 26th !
Extraordinary
INDUCEMENTS
Dry Goods
B. LOWENSTEIN
HOLIDAY
AT TUB
CLOSING SALE
OF-
Menken Bros.
EVERY B O DY
IN WANT OF
DEY GOODS
Sboui j Btri fail to eabracs ths great
opportunity tu b i cff.red
tatta
CL0SIN6-0UT SALE
WE ARE OFFERING FOR
CHRISTMAS WEEK
SPECIAL INDUCEMENTS IN
VELVET CLOAKS,
ASTRACHAN C'.OAKS.
SEAL SKIN CLOAKS,
BRAIDED JACKETS,
EMBROIDERED JACKETS
Asa1 a SplcodU AaaertMit af
VELVETEEN SACQUES
IN ALL 8IZE8.
FINE BLACK
AJTD
SILKS! SILKS! SILKS!
COLORED SILKS
FOR HOLIDAY PRESENTS.
Handsome Poplins !
Rich Dress Good? !
FOR. HOLIDAY PRESENTS.
RICH AND ELEGANT LACES,
LACE ROBES,
LACE BARBES,
FINE LACE COLLARS,
LACE HANDKERCHIEFS,
FOR HOLIDAY GIFTS i
Furs, Furs!
HUDSON BAY SABLES,
RUST IAN SABLES,
MINK SETS,
GREBE SETS,
ASTRACHAN SETS
FOR HOLIDAY GIFTS,
-AT-
AT THE
Extra crdinarily Low Prices !
CLOSING SALE
. OF
Fine Furs!
Fins Furs!
Reduced
MENKEN BROS.
261 and 263 Main.
AMAZON AND TRIUMPH
INSURANCE COMPANIES,
I
AS AUDITED BY THE FOLLOWING INSURANCE DEPARTMENTS :
Audit by New York Insurance Departmeirt, H. E. SickJes.
Examiner, Dec. 12, 13 and 14, 1871 :
AUDIT OF
ruiues insurance Vao.
Chlciso Losses Paid up te "ecember 15, 1871,
Other Lo6sm pnJd frt Ju. 1, 187, to Dec 1, 187,
Totil,
$626,810 41
882,151 44
SL2SS?0t SS
TOTAL ASSETS, DECEMBER IS, 1871, AFTER PAYMENT OF
LOSSES:
430YE
"Orders tram m rwaatry
fillval -sa
elx
Rutsian and
Mlek,
'marlcaa Safelo,
or ocr
RETAIL DEPARTMENT !
A. SEESSEL & SON
259 Main Street,
OPPOSITE COURT SQUARE.
aimer; extra faufl.9n
aoa niftier, owing to light reoelpts, red and
white selling on arrival atfl 5ai m. Corn
arm at ioaioc for ear and snelled in biUa, but
lu- ueiuaiiu is merely Uaasi. uats steady
irlmf. 40c. Bye arm at 7"jo. Hoks Ten-dull
at f l ,ii a. Provisions steadv and uncuanged
ni.ss iorlt, 14 cash for round lot . bulk shoul-
ueis, Jc; Clear riD,t;4c: clear sides, 7c. acaed :
nams. sugsr-cured. new. Uc. uacked; lard,
... " uwaj 'ju.ci a. WiMlU.
MAtiUVILLE.
aashv'.t.lb, Ueoember Ai. Flour and rain
uuicl a .c uucnauai
Lommeal, Bult ulHAts ara In .natt
demand; shoulders, (( clear rib. Hie, dear
piue!., , ..i iiiirk. .1. .1). K!;nin I...-L.- '
M. Hams, sugar-cured, HV.c Larj. steam, set
Keltle-rendered, Sc Hogs scarce and firm, at
FUNEFAL NOTICE.
REPORT OF THE CONDITION
Firtfl National Bank
OF MEMPHIS,
At Clete nf Business. Dfctaiber 16, 1871.
RESOURCES.
Loans and discounts 1538.(83 VI
overdraft U.ie4 stt
U. 8. bondsto secure clrcolstlon 2n0.'GU0u
U. 8. bonds to secure rspoatts lOu.(U) U)
Other stocks, bonds and nioit ages.. k0 u)
Due from redeeming aod reserveag'ta 21.193 32
Due from other National Bank' 24.H11 Mi
Due from other banks and bankers .. 19 OSS SS
Banklns Honas 47.000 SO
Current expenses lett OS
Cash Items, Including rev
et' ue .lamps too js
Bills of other National
Ranks S1.87S 00
Fnf.tlonal currency, ln
cludiuu nickels LBS 00
Legal tender notes. 10,500 00
213.928 94
JOYCE The frlsnds and acquaintance of
ths late Jobs Jcycb, of No. 4 Fire Engine, are
pect'ully Invited to attend his funeral.
which will take plac3 to-day (SUNDAY) at
S p.m., from hia late residence, No. 0 Com
meres streev
LIABILITIES.
Capital stock paid In .
surplus fane; .
Exchange
Interest
Prottt and loss
... i7,;98 20
... 10.4S9 90
... . 82
11,204.217 W
. OMl oo
ou.uOU oo
NEW ADVERTISEMENTS.
aBsMi sj
00
MISSOURI STATE LOTTERY.
Id corpora ted in 1SSS.
Offlolavl fawlsaBa,
atOKNINO CLAB8 IfaSV.
77, 62, 46, 42, 67, 4, 28, 8, 76, 63, 6, IS.
XV EN IN li ULABK No. 60S.
26, 38, 12, 69, 16, 38, 18, 61, 48, 1, 43, 14.
Lotteries drawn twins dallv. Prlssa from
iini to saj.'vjo, paid in money by J.
FRANCE, ag't,SS North Court at. Box 147,
Memphis. Tenn.. P. O. MURRAY. M1LLKH
a ' 1 1 M anagsrs, 8t. Lonls. Mo.
MIB8IBBIPFI
AORICULTURAU EDUCATIONAL
Ann
MANUFACTURING AID SOCIETY.
Authorised by the Legislature of tns State.
SATCKDAT MOBKUra. CLASS 223, DEC 33. 1871.
1 3 S 4 S 8 7 8 9 10 11 13 IS 14
73, 47, 4-J, SS, 34. M, ZS. IS, 72, SS, 9, S3.
SAtrBDAT IVajfI.i. CLASS 234, BBC. S3, 187L
i.ssso. SHlUllLilSiS
IS, 70, S7.I3, 10,47, t9, 19. 53, 21, S, IS, a.
mm bsoiso ni iutsx
National bank circulation
outatandtrz
Dividends unpaid
Individual deposits 182JS53 93
V. B. deposits SSjuo ta
Deposits of U. 8. Disburs
ing Officers 7J4S9 00
Due to National Banks.... 11,210 33
Due to other banks and
bankers 56,383 Is
State or Tbwkbbbbb,)
Conntr ofShelbv. f
1, W. w. Thacber. Cashier of the First Na
tional Bsnk of Memphis, do solemnly swear
that the above statement Is true to the best of
my knowledge and belief.
Subscribed to snd sworn before me. this 33d
day of December. 187L
at. d. inbxt.v A- i, -soiaTy raonc.
Correct Attest : O. H. Judah. C.F.Smith,
Joseph N. OUvsr. d31
Ermine
Aad FHeh Fun,
Can now be purchased at lower prices than
they have arsr bees offered before.
ear call snd axsailns oar Boa stock of I
these goods. Our low prices on loam will
surprise you.
Holiday Presents
Dress Goods!
B.Lowdnstein&Bm Great Reduction!
242 and 244 Mail St,
corner of jeiterso st. Harkfld down from
A Carn ts the Public,
25 to 33 1-3 per
cent.
IRISH SILK POPUNS
at 70 loents,
D. C. & H. M. Loewenstin
"Southern Palace'
3 3 2 Main St.
Cash m .aaaj, hi but aad la transit.- - -Bonds
U. S., State, City aad County, Margla Valaa,
Collateral Leem aea) Aeereed letenat, - -Fbat
Mortgage Bands,
Bills Receivable, aad 2d aad 3d Aisesaa.ee
ffrst paM,
Bgek Acceaata, Preailaaia and Ageeey BaJaaces,
Railread Beada aad other laves! Mats,
ixxixrrxBiaji
Leases if proesaa af adjaa'aiiat aid ail etker I IsMMIIaa,
iadaiiaf Chieatie,
$404422 51
390 510 OS
IW 600 0t
5S
38042t2 (aS
10,94 af
9t2 5 00
$l,902,3a2 44
NET ASSETS DECEMBER 15.
Funds teparate aad dlstact
1871,
from Aoiazon
Coaapanist.
$398 365 Of
$1,583 947 46
aad Tratasaa
AUDIT OF
Amazon InsuranceCo.
SAME TIME AND PARTY.
W Ths Rev. David Walk having disa
vowed any Intention of Insulting irishmen
by remarks made in a recent sermon, which
remarks were made to ma By members of his
church, I wlthdrsw ths card which appeared
In last Sunday's Appeal oyer ths signature
of " An Irishman." J. P. TKATNOB.
USEFUL ana UKNAMENTAL
NEW YEAR SPRESENT8 !
J ami sapeaed, the l.argesl asat Hess Be-
gmm t AsaortBsea t af
nioliday Goods
CVKB SHOWN IN MEMPHIS.
SO
For Vicltsbarg Emlls LaiBarge leaves
to-day at 10 a.m. aa above.
For Cairo Tbs J alia, Captain Boyd,
leaares to-day at M m. aw Cairo and all
way landlca. JVmea
charge of Use offloe.
ELECTION NOTICE.
On Thursday, the 4th fkaoary, 1872,
11 nnen anil hnM an alaetinn In tha Ht
of ktemphlr, at Lbe plaoes designated below,
for t e pano se of eiect ns a Mayor, lax
faalastoi and Wharfoi aster lor the city of
stem pius. and such Aldermen ana uouneii-
m en as sie provided and to be elected by ths
unaner and urdinancs or tns elty ol Mem
phis Ths OIBceis, Judges and Uiejks ot aald
election, snd the places of holding the same,
are i amed beiow.
OtBoers will report promptly at the Sr arlS's
emoe, a. o o ciooa the morning 01 tne eieo
Uon. M HCOe J. WKiaUT,
t-berifl of Bhsiby county.
Memphis. Dccsmber ai, lS.'L
rirst Ward.
At the Knglne-hoase. Main street, betwef n
bbtssi ana winsnsster streets: j. j. row.
era, . a. a.juvuuND, r. u fui. auupij f.
M Winters. Thomas Burk.Cls as. Tncaaaa
nc armacK, Bneruz
Strand Ward.
At ths old engine house. Poplar stra.it, be
tween Main and eteoond: M. JC. Coehran,
joaeon waiter, ueorge nergmaa J asses : l
l urUs, W. James McKeon, Clerks. Barney
li Ba, uepnty saenn.
Third Ward.
At Hook ard Ladder Tin on House, I dams
street, near Heoond; jam. s eimpaon, w. a.
Picaeit, U. r. eoodyser, Judges; Thomas
Oarvey , Arthur Bcnlt y. Clerks. IX T. Nooa,
Deputy Bheria,
t onrtb Ward.
At ths offloe ot John C. Lanier, No. Sec
ond street: I. af. Hill, P. al. tStasisr, M. A
Allen, Judges ; V. T. Bnwen, John H. Patter
son, u.e.as. J. W. Kldrldge, Deputy Sheriff.
Fifth Ward.
Hall of Court building, northeast corner
of r-ntoTi snd esseond streets, second n-or:
j. P. nmmiimia N. J. Wlaxln. Wm. H. Eadar.
Judges; Robert Lock wood. Hy. DePrlsst,
Claras, usury waits. Deputy naanrr,
Ixth Ward.
At ths Wsldran Block. Main street, i
Baals: Jamas Banks, A. F. Davis, L.
Lrar. Jadaes: C. D. Milliard, A. W. J
Clerkt. X. T Btralton. Deputy Dharlft,
Revewth Ward.
Myers' nsw block, corner of Beale and De
soto streets i Larry Har mated, H, B Bar-
ri: gton, J. J. Jenny, judges; w. L. van
Dyke: Job Bledsoe. Sam Moore, Jr.. K. H.
Johnson. Clerks. & W. Ureen, Deputy
BBBBBBI
Eichth Ward.
Poplar street, oonoaita the market bouse I
John Frlck, (Jeo. Monlgamery, John B.
Uampbsll. Judges; Bugsna Levy, Ben FoweU,
(narks. Georae K Powel, Deputy Bhenn.
Ninth Ward,
At (.rev V email's, eorner of Fourth and
Avcilon BtreeU- J D. Dsn bury, Q. M.Grant,
o U r Piper, Judaea; W. B. UUsson. F. C.
Bohaefer. Clerks. K. N. N orris. Deputy
sjiariaT
T.oth Ward.
At tbe Mississippi House Mala street, south
Of Calhoun Wm. brown, W. C. Bills. A. H.
Merrill, Judges; Thomas Curly, W- F. Green,
Clerks J. L sharp. Deputy SnerUt
fiO
ui
at aC
awW.&l
5rc; t law
OUt. THIRD
Fall and Winter Stock.
leee Pre. lev Jesusa, all colors and prices.
i castas spragnes, Americans, Allans, Mer
rimack Printa ; new and beautiful styles.
238 MAIM ST fee PHIS, ILftN.
Incorporated by the LasUlatnra of Tennes
see, as"rcu
OPEN DAT ABD NIGHT.
ear Tbe oourse of study la extended, thor
ough and practical; affording superior facll
ltlee for obtaining a sound business educa
tion.
say For Catalocus cll at the offloe, or ad'
dress T. A.EEDDIN.
I j&s R'wl
r LORAL
FOR
Over ONE H UN DB JED PAGIfi-printed In
Two Calare. ea saperp Tutbtj Pa ran.
Fear Wanadrad Baag rati wars of Flowers,
Plaats aavd etretahlea, with Descriptions,
seal TWO COLOBKD PLATKS. Dlreo-
Uoaa aad Plana lor making Walks. Lawns,
Qardsaa, ate. Ths
Floral Gold la the World. All for
Test Casta, to those who think ol buying
Blot s quarter the cat
aeo.sSaold in 1 7L Address
JABtJES TICK, cheater. X. T.
dtidew
Thompson has
NO riCE TO SHIPPERS. .
Otticb mbmfhis amp St. LscmraTOa, 1
Dccsmber AS 971. J
aw Parttes having bills of lading signed
for tbe steamer City of Vlcksbnrg, are hereby
notiaca mat saw iriilu. uas ummu smppeu
the stsamrT rauiie aavaaxae.
au oivbjs, iisasarw,
"wit
Koo-Resident Notice.
No. 4Sa, a In Lbs First Chancry Court of
onsioy oouuty, lsnnesses jonu t. Laaisr,
lata Clark aad Maater, vs. Joshua W. James
at si.
rr appearing from affidavit in this cause
that the defendants, Hslakell Moon sad
Wilson Moon, are ell. a ins of Mississippi and
aod non-residents of icunaaass.
It la therefore ordered, Tbat they Basks
their appearance Herein, at the courthouse
in ths c'ty ol Memphis. Tennessee, on or be
fore tha first Monday in February, IS7J, aud
plead, answer or demur to eomplslnsm's
bill, or tha same will be taken tor confessed
as to them and set for hearuu? experts ; snd
tbat a copy of this ordsr e publlsnsd once a
weak, i or foar successive weeks, lu the
Memphis Appeal.
A cooy attest:
EDMUND A. COLE, rierk and Master.
By B, J. Black. Deputy C aad M.
Logwood d Micon. Bols. for eompl'ta. dH su
Creditors Notice.
HAVING suggested L&e in olvsooy of the
estate of ueorae Humphreys, deceased,
this Is to ootl y all pen as having claims
against saAd estate to ale the same, proper
ly aathaattoatsd. with the Clerk or ths
Uoaaty Court ot Shelby county on or before
4th day May, 'SI, or ths same will be forever
Thls beoamber , 18 "L
eStsa HJSB.BT IaAlKD, Adjrjnlatraior,
SOLID 8ILVFR,
bXLVJCB PLATS,
FBJaNCH CLOCK S.
GOLD-HEAD C.
FANCY tiOOl
OCRAL 8KTB, ( ORAL 8KTB.
CIVIO f UfB, CAMEO SBTH.
OSi a earrl, GOLD
OPKBA CHAIN",
PLAIN GOLD RINGS,
BHACBXETB.
KKLACaH.
LOt.Ks.TH.
FINE CTJTLOtBT.
W, 3. B Y !,
275 MAIN STREET.
, all aorta and prices.
Plain aad Plaid I lasrys, full I lllllSBBBl
Blesvsaod aad arswa ataallas, popular
braaaa.
Flaaaels, Red, Gray and White.
! Nalitas, all torts; big stock.
I Clot hints' cheap.
Cat ion Tama best makes.
Bow Plaids, beantLiul assortment of stand-
arc males
In short, one of the fir est raasrsl stocks
Dry Goods, Notions and ( l.thias; to be
found lu any un. ay rolosale House m the
country. We res pectin Uy solicit the orders
only tao beat clans I one try oo
h-nts,and Will try our beat to plesaa.
sar rnese goods are NOW OPENING ay
WM. R. M00RC 4 CO.,
BSe BtaaUB Street,
Hotel,
Deor
, T
MertBl af
Holiday Presents Preserve Your Roofs
Capital all paid hi October let, I87i,
$500,000 00
NO CHICAGO LOSSES.
FIRST ASENCY APPOINTED OCTOBER 12, 1871.
Gross Set plus absve CapitaJ for 60 daya' business, $232,982 55
ASSETS :
Flrss Merlarataa on ado Prayer ty. worth twice she
I'nl ed States ataatda asarhe ralae
A ner ned interest not yet das .
Bills liiMistkiiailii tnheei ass-M nil preniaan
OBBso Farnltaro, Iron Sale
Fix
Total Aaatta,
aevrsa aa
leLAvea aw
taaas) at, JIT TB
Den Bs. t aaea, now aad poraaaaantf cafshre
TeOaWBsl
$732,002 IS
LIABILITIES:
ssoa-Flro-AdJ
Flaw-la
inland aad
nssed and no pals-leas.
prsssss of AdjiaataaoaA 0 . IB
artne adta.Sed aisd aast paid -Bono.
a Bnartne tn asanas of adlaataaeavt Baaed aa
atfoaa loaeo mm
afLBMlB
All othsr LdaklUUee, not exec
Net Ataeta,
Funds sea ara ta sad
BTsitact froej
Amazin
lee.
aad
- $001,021 30
Triumph iMaraam
AUDIT OF
Triumpli Ins, Co.
SAME TIME AND PARTY,
CapitaJ all paid la Meter, 1st, 1871,
$500,000 M
Great Bargains!
TIN ROOFS thoroughly coated wltb HOO I
LAS RILL'S aTDBtKA BOOF COA1'
INO. and guaranteed for flvs years, for V6
cents par qnsre It la rerom mended by oar
oeat arcnitecta. it wui not ousier. eraca nor
peal off: it will preset vs the tin. prevent
leakage, aad is tha vary bast material lor
I loo's, HO JK A LAUR1LL.
da tD-teoonJ street
SPICER RYAN,
GROCERS.
NO. aO-fli TaaTamaws, fBJt.
New Arrivals fro m New York
NO CHICAGO LOSSES.
FIRST ASENCY APPOINTED OCTOBER 12, 1871.
Colored Silks.
Tory Chslss tawoBsaa Ballss ,
Flao Aagslo aavl B. T. Factory Cheese-.
Inrsre lot oaf aaw ere a Flsnv BLas-
afns. Uuraaav Cltroea, Prnncn nad
BLACK SILK
Xd V X T
D. C. & H. M. Uewsmtim.
asi siss
BLUaee Xsat-a fresh lot direct front tho
amass iini tea ta blLadelphln.
ItalSan sad Ssaa Waocaraal a larsre
lot Itaf siisd that laUi aanaa,a froaat
lot tdaaa Chssaa.
rOar aaock la varv a .laat and l.aa
IBuysrs from Lbs country would do well to
sail aad see ua. OOtt PaUCBB ARB LOW.
BPI4-EB a K TAB.
MINCE -PIES ! TOYS !
CANDIES, CAKES, Ett,,
FIREWORKS;
TOI
IPHCIIT'J
B7 MAOU
"SOUTHERN PALACE
3 3 2 1SLbltl
TOYS, TOYS, TOY8 !
HOLIDAY lor YOCNU AJatalB-
ica. Ths public will fins hers st all
times tbs finest and choicest Csnliallaiia
rioa. Pastry, sac. Orders for Weddings,
Private Parties, etc are made a specialty.
obj daw
Grose Surplus ahova Capital for 60 daya' business,
ASSETS i
rash mm Band, ha BaxJk, aad la hand. e Aats
ri rat ortBraaoooa aase Property, worth iwiestasi
Calssd States Beads SaarheS Taloo...
Arcrnedl la tor est Bat ye da ,.
Btfaa oeetvahlo lotos few Mall
a alee Faroltauro. Iraa Ba Br
$234,085 CO
ere sa
lT.ioe e
Total Assets,
$734,006 OS
UABIUTIES
i ol ad1n.it
- Bene-sat
-BUV
Inland aad Marlao-Adjastod aad not paid Be
lalaad ta pi srsss ad adjaatasaat
I r ithsi Ilsllirtlss aal aaassdlag ,
ie,r?e IB
Net Assets,
$87,
Faeds
aad distiaet froas Aaiazoa mi
Hut Aaaata Aedss.
m mm FeVw-)) F-aaaraB v
ara Triaaiph Issaruoe Ce Dee. itth, I87I,
DISSOLUTION of COPARTNERSHIP.
THE firm of Ooodtbajs A Hills was die
solved on the lath December by mutual
consent, D F Soodtxab retiring J. B MUX
sumea all tha n-am.i .rri haa ..tip.......
of the settlement of the buln.ss rf the late
arm. at. a. HILLS.
IX F. OOODYXAR.
Tbanklaa tha nnbile ear nana eaenra. I era.
uuae w wry w oner aaatuoaal raoat
for their eeaUaaaaeo La the future.
HERNANDO
INSURANCE COMPANY,
OF MEMPHIS,
OmCE, He. 7 MADISON STREET.
Pruggist.
J. B. HXLLA,
an asm arrest.
B. B. B47BB4WMB, PrsnlJsniK
W. B.SAUBBATW. tlti Pieaidsat.
250 TONS CHOICE TIMOTHY
For sale low to the trade.
JO HS A. B
du l Banaai Vmmmt
B.B.IK)
I LX H. TO
I JOiBRUC.
DIKXCTORSi
wJtSs I.BRB i TH,
LOUIB UAJMAOkJi.
1. 1. BC8BT,
A. V
JUirXsUlsas
B.F. RIBK,
AOC'aVRO,
JAMES H. OODMAN, State Auditor of Ohio, haa also
am: ned the condition ot these Companies, devoting almost wheat's
such doty.
GEORGE W. SARGENT, Attorney for Uaamiattm
par'.ment, has lUtewise personally examined the condition ot
pttcies since the Chicafto fire.
On account of the public distrust of Insurance Companies., aiiatBw
the Cbicago ore ana groes calumnies ana aetracuooe wnuataa try as
oppggition, the above (acta are published.
Oe.
Oom-
J. B. BENNETT, Pniitet
BEATTIE, Secretary Aades,
WEST.
CABBINQTON
MASON, AQEKT,
No, I VUiwrn Stmt, IhMphli.

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