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THE MEMPHIS BAILT APPEAL MONDAY, DECEMBER 35. 1871. MEMPHIS APPKiL IFFiCIAL JOURNAL OF THE CITY. t JOONDAY MORNING. : : : DEC. 25, 1871. JOHN JOHNSON lO FAPKB TO-MMnW. In observance of a time-honored custom, and to aflord the attaches and employe of the Atpkal an opportu nity ol enjoyiap the ItBtivitiae and f harinjr. in the gladness of Christmas, this office, in all.its departments, will be closed to-day, consequently our next issue will appear on Wednesday, that of Tuesday being omitted. The Weekly Appeal will be ready, as usual, on Tuesday morning. maiion, ami the mnsery ol atheism, I tatibnal freedom of States cannot be despite her sophistry, still divgi to questioned, and Democrats would not V -. tBIIKTim. Everywhere throughout the city this morning the greetings and good wishes of the people are undergoing cordial reciprocation; and the Ap peal wishec each and every one of its readers a brilliant and joyous Christmas. Many of those who engage in cele brating the anniversary of the Saviour of the world do not know how changed aie the Christmas customs In former times the ocjaaion was ob served by penance and fastings, and all sorts of ioylias and melancholy "rites. Btrt now the day is universal ly celebrated by the utmost freedom f in every mirthful indulgence. There is more wisdom and appropriateness in this Aattsr custom, Ur sorely all 1 should celebrate with gladness and jay tho anniversary of Him who died to reclaim a lost world. The origin of many of our Christ- f mas customs may be traced far back X in time, long before the mighty Ca'sar . ' made the oonuuest of Britain, or Saint Augustine preached Christian- m ity to Kentish men. Many of the m popular practices present evident re 2 . . , . . , 1 . 1 . . A m ...i I . . .cuiuiain.T to uiriiLfsouu hi tri-iv.,.. of pagan worship. This similarity Is accounted for by the fact of the reten tion extensively of ancient forms as a matter o.' expediency, it being dim cult for the pioneers of Christianity after the conversion of Britain, to wean their converts from cherished observances ami deep-rooted supersti tions, and believing that the sacred cause for which they labored would, by thus making It acceptable to the rude inttBders, be effectually pro moted. A greater portion of tht Christmas festivities are derived from practices of the Roman saturnalia, afterward fnter'i.ingled with tht cere macks peculiar to the British Druida, st the period of the winter solstice, ar.ti sul -t ,,iipntlv herame in corporated with the grim mythology of the Pagans. In England, t popular observances, belonging t Christmas, are more especially de rived from the worship of our Pagat ancestors the burning of the Yule- Ilog, and the banging of the mistletoe bough. The burning the Yule-log is an ancient Christmas ceremony trarsniitted from the Piandiiavian who at the feast of Jnie the period of the winter-solstice kindle hug fires in honor ol their chief divinity, the iwU-nt Thor This custom, though shorp of much of its pomp, glittei and pageantry, is still a lavorite one in various parts of England. In tbo idea tiinrt the feudal time? the bringing In and placing of tin ponderous log on the spacious hearth, inseparable from the association wit), the roaring, rollicking, cld-fashioni c fire, was the occasion for making tht old baronial httli echo and re-echo with the j yous shouts and the unbounded hilarity of the assembled revelry. The venerable wood was drawn it triumph from itn native forest, the wajiarer reverently saluting it with uncovered head, and its apiearancv hailed by old and young as a harbin ger of better feeling kit was it not to rattle welcome, burn out old feuds and bitterness, and mak the liquor bubble in the waasai bowls that were quailed to th conTusion of enimonty V It wa- a custom to preserve the half-burn log, alter having served itB purpose- on Christmas eve, until the next annl versary, when it was used to "ligh the new block." Its preservation wa popularly supposed to be an eflectua) security to the house against fire. I while the lojt was burning, a squint ing or a bareloeiU'd person put in an appearance, it was considered a very- bad omen, and the presence of a fiat looted woman was enough to fill th breasts of the raerry-makers with apprehensive fear tor a twelvemonth A very essential accompaniment the yule-log was the yule or Christmas candle, of monstrous size, lighted nightly during the festive season, to illume the happy board. Mentlca) is maie ol another eustom in Devonshire, and still mav be in practice in some quarters on Christ mas eve. The farmer, his family, and his friends, after having Hint partakcD of hot cakes and cider (dipping the cakes in the liquor before eating), pre ceed to the orchard, one of the party learlng a hot cake sod cider as an ofiering to the principal apple tree Ctiatnbtr1!) Hxik of Jtayi says: "The cake is formally deposited on the fork of the tree, and the cider is thrown over the latter, the men firing ofl guns and pistols, and the women and girls shouting "Kar bl ue, eppit-s and pears enow, Is -B lus, falls. Back tuii Hurrah, hurrah, hurrah!" A similar custom was once preva lent in Norfolk, where a libation of spiced ale was used for sprinkling the orchard and medows. The Druids held in great veneration the' mistletoe as a sacred parasite, par ticulariy when found growing on the oak, the lavorite tree of their divinity Tusane , a god corresponding to the Phenician Baal, or the suu. The growth ol tlie oak tree is now extreme- ry rare,l'ut in orchards of the west-midland counties o( England such as the shires ot Gloucester and Worcester this mystic vegetation tlouriahea lux uriantly and In great frequency on apple trets. Large quantities an garnered annually andent te London and other plates where, with th hoily, ivy, !, laurel and rosemary, it is esteemed a lavorite trimming In .-.iue portions ol Eugland the servants formerly engaged with employer- Ifniii ,ew tear's eve to Chintina-day. Tnus, when the an nual holidays appear, they emanci pate themselves and leave their mas ters to perform the several labor per taining to the farm and the household in the best manner possible. During Christmas week they resort to the towns to spend their idle hours, and having the wages of an entire year to dispose of unchecked, they attire themselves in the most gorgeous col ors, pass their nights in dancing at the public houses, and thoroughly en joy their shortlived liberty till, satia ted with revel, they re-enter their servitude and store up energies lor the next annual tout. The Mummers ever occupied a pro minent place among the Christmas amusements, years agone, and though rapidly "going out" is still observed in several sections of England. ' In this branch of. revels, everything serious is parodied, masters find exag gerated counterfeits of themselves In the make-up of servants, dignity lays' asidv its tunic and alanines the garb of ridicule, and the order and deco rum of society are purposely reversed. This is another practice adopted from the Roman Saturnalia. Germany, the mother of therekr- tbe cherished practices peculiar to herself, in commemoration of the i birth of Christ. With her, origi nated the now common and accep table mode of exhibiting the gifts aiid the illuminated branches of the Christmas tree. There the eve is for the little ones, the hap piest night in the entire year, for they feast their inaaif on the magnifi cence of the Christmp s tree, and re joice in anticipation of the possession of presents, fruits, candies, trinkets so profusely displayed. The tree is arranged by the elder members of the household in one of the principal rooms, and the children are huddled in breathless expectation, in an ad joining room. When all is ready, a signal is given, the door is opened, and the eager little ones, their bright yes radiant, their Uttlo mouths opened, and smiles dotting their pretty faces with dimples, rush in de lighted. After the gifts and the or naments have hung a proper time, they are distributed to the happy ju veniles and the entertainment progresses, and concludes much in the same manner as with us. In Amer ica, where many of the sfttlers ate Germans, or of German origin, the customs and ceremonials of the Fater land are generally followed. Among the Germans a scene of much solemn ness usually follows the merriment. The mothers take aside the daughte. s and the fathers gather the sons by themselves, and then the respective heads of the family privately rebuke the young ones for aught in their ea- duct they may have dL-covered amiss, or commend what has been observed worthy of praise. The custom of ushering in the day, in Roman Catholic countries, and wherever that ancient creed obtains, by the celebration of three masses, one at midnight, one at dawn and the third in the morning, dates back to the sixth century. The day is consid ered in the dual character ot a holy commemoration and a ioycus festival, and is consequently celebrated by re ligious exercises, cessation of business and enjoyment. Here in the United States, made up as we are of elements from all parts of the globe, the customs, games, tricks, and merry-makings are, lor the most part, but the reflex ol the practices common to the old world. Da .New England, where Puritan intolerance in religion is giving way to Intolerance in politics, the day is more generally observed than formerly. The middle and southern States have usually in vested the day with the importance it should ever merit, and there is little fear that, as practical as we are, we shall ever degenerate from a healthy, happy, glorious appreciation ot the merriest day in the year. The inttr- chanee of presents, the bestowal of "marks of esteem," of affection and ol gratitude, is a universal practice among us, and is generally popular to the recipient, at least. of PARTIES OF Ull l l ll BE. The Chicago Times, thorough- Dem ocratic, says "that the real linp of division between political parties in this country is not indicated by the terms 'republican' or 'democrat.' rhese words have nearly eeaaed to have any political significance, be- vond the mere fact that they are names conventionally employed in peaking of certain organized societies just as the Gdd Fellows, the Free Masons, the Tammany society, etc , are names used for a similar purpose rhey do not indicate the line which really separates public sentiment in this country into two general and op posite parts, as all tbeatcls now appa rent combine to show. In every part )l the count'y, with respect to gener ai as well as local and special aflnirv. the contest now proceeding is a con test between the desire lor better and purer end more upright administra tion on the one hand, and satisfaction with the prevailing administration ot aflairs on the other. It is thestrugg between an earnest aud daily increas ing deire lor relorui, sod a selfish am bition to keep thing as they are. It is the world old battle between viitue aud vice, honesty and dis honesty. Persons calling themselves " republicans" are found battling on either side, an J so also are persons calling themselves "Democrats." The Tammany ring of fr.Tvernlng thieves in New York includes persons from both those organization. I he oppo nents of Tarnmanj-isiu in that city comprehend both. The remarkable struggle in the Senate at Washington which has been proceeding lor weeks Ls essentially a struggle between the two great divisions of public senti ment; between the reformers and the anti-reformers ,and not between Demo crats and Republicans; names which seem to have wholly disappeared from the controversy. Carl Sehurz, Lyman Trumbull, Charles Sumner, Iteuben E. Fenton, styled "Uepubli- c.ins," standing mde by side with Judge Travniaa, Mr. Bayard, Mr. lilair, Mr. Stockton, styled "Demo crats," contend against O. P. Mor ton, John Sherman, Roscoe Conk ling, and others, representing the anti-relorm party. So, too, in Illinois; a governor, calling himself a mem ber ol the "Republican" party, boldly take- ground against the political vice of military aggression upon civil au thority; boldly proclaims the tenets of the great party or reform; and is supported in his attitude by persona culling themselves "Demo crats," ai well as by persons calling themselV' 'Republicans:" men of diilerent party names, but of common political sentiments and convictions. In Chicago, again, the same phe nomena are exhibited. I he real political division among the people i? the .1 i vision between men who desire better government ar,d men who desire government as It is." The A ppf a r. saw, months ago, when the Democratic platform of 18S8 was bereft of its vital force in partisan coi iliota in nearly all the aeHbern States, that the contest between Democrats and Republicans had assessed the hape tltluiixl above by the Chicago 'J ima, and especial ly was this true, of necessity, In munici pal elections involving, no question of State or federal policy. That parlies will be in active existence and com pactly organized within a few weeks or months there eta be rnjUouU. Tbs, presidential election will crystalize prude organizations, and one of them will be distinguished by Its adhesion to theories of constitutional law ever enunciated by the Democratic party. The Reform or Democratic party will be consolidated against Grantism. hesitate in preferring him to Grant. SOUTH CAROLINA. Grast's Reisa of Tsrrer Tea Cases. Ka-Uax Letter from th;Rsv E. T. Winkler. 0 0 tke Editor ef the Exaaiatr aid Chronic!. Governor Palmer, oTTllinois, has eyineed a greater degree of re-speet for his oath" of oUoe, binding bim U adhere to constitutional law, and lof tier moral courage In inveighing against infractions of local rights by the central government, which seeks, in accordance with the philosophy of Morton, to absorb supreme power, than any leader of the Republican party. He dares do this in a State in whic h the Radical party boasts of an overwhelming majority, and while it Is commonly asserted that the itepub- aos will nave two candidal - for the esidency in 1872, we do not under stand why the most loarlees of those who have revolted against the central despotism to not thu peer of Trumbull popular estimation. Moreover, Governor I'almer has been consistent. When a candidate for the office he ow holds, he promujgatad the prin ciples since reduced to practice. It the election of a straight Democrat be impossible, as was commonly asserted some time ago, the sincerity of Gov ernor Palmer's devotion to the consti- My near Brother The admission of the reporters, the lawyers, the judge-, tke whole community, that in the ku klux cases, now on trial in South Carolina, the lowest class of our popu lation furnishes the informers, oug.it to awaken grave doubts in regard to the truth of the charges now urged against the most respectable, wealthy and influential citizens of the State. The people who have made these astounding revelations in regard to the social state ol the up-country, are familiarly known ae "crackers," "ciay-eaters," and natives of "dark corners." Most of them can neither read nor write. Many of them are the offspring of illicit connections. Some of them affirm that they have been led to expect better remunera tion in their present line of business than tey had ever had before com fortable lodgings in the jail, and three dollars a day during the time of their incarceration. Now, lust suppose that such an Inducement had been oflered to the citizens of Five-Points, to testify against the most respectable citizens of New York ; suppose that the informers had been backed by the ward politicians, and the wealth and power of tho national govern mentand then judge for your self what, after all, may ba the real condition of South Carolina. TERRORS OF KAJJie-AL, MtSRULK. I am not in sympathy with the ku klux klan. I do not know any of its members; there are none in the sec tion of the State where I reside. Yet I must confess that I have long lelC the need of some sort of legislation and some justice, such as we have not had in our Suite lor many years. Just look at "the situation." The best cit izens of the State are constantly de spoiled. Their cotton is plundered at night, and sold in the seed o "corner shops." Their stock is butchered in the woods. Their properly is assessed above its market value, and is some times taxed beyond what it produces, or would sell for. Many persons have evaded taxation by oflering their plantations to the tax-gatherer. This has been trequently done in Barnwell county. SHAMELESS II II if II Mf And crime goes unpunished. It is not easv toarrest a criminal; it is har der to keep him in jail ; harder still to secure ha conviction, and Impossible to keep the governor from pardoning him. A voter is rarely allowed to serve out his time in the penitentiary. It matters not what he has done whether he has broken into a house or burned it down whether he has com mitted a rape or a murder in any event, his light to vote at the next election most be secured by the exer cise of executive clemency. Nay more as all Wall street knows by this time our State is largely un der the control ol criminals. Many of our highest offices are tilled by men once of broken fortunes and broken characters, but now invested with au thority, clothed in purple and fine linen, and taring sumptuously every day. Our governor is a seedy doctor from Ohio- now become a millionaire. Our leading lobbyist is a jockey-rider irom Jerome Park. The leader of the senate is a convicted bribe-taker. The leader of the house is a pardoned big amist. On my way to the late St. Louta convention 1, with other dele- gatcs, saw a Judge ol the State em bracing a prostitute in the public cars, aud near him was a legislator en gag d in like obsoene and shameless dalliance. We were all thankful when these wretched creatures lelt the cars, with their women, at Granlte ville. During the last year our cor rupt State government has robbed an impoverished people of more than .;,ir0 per day, and the estimate must be too low, lor it is founded on Gov ernor Scott's message to the legisla ture. You will, I hope, pardon me for suggesting that such a state of so ciety requires some relief quite differ ent Irom that aflorded by the penal laws of congress. When a vigilant BMMBlttM has inflicted summary jus tice, the ceurt ought to consider the u .-Mile ease. It -h.iuld number not only the scars, but the crimes of the victim. It should be invested with a attain supreme power. It h uid be armed with statesmanship, in a state of ociety where there is no law, aud where men mu-t form temporary er aaliathma for the rediess ot intolera ble grievances and the ma nteuance of social order, justice itscil is perverted by an attack upon these organizations llere, for exampte, is "John Doe,' whose liauguter has teeu ruined by "Richard Roe"; whose crop has been stalen or purchased in the seed by "Richard Roe"; whose gin-house has been burned down with (Us wlio!e crop of the year by "Richard Roe"; whose life has been ambuscaded by "Richard Roe"; bat who has at last turned upon his enemy, as even a worm will turn against a crushing foot, and who has ecourgeJ his op pressor with lorly lasnes save one. Does It become a great goverment, in -uch an instance, to chastise "John Doe," who looked in vain to it for protection, and to let "Richard Roe" go free? Yet this is precisely what the United States government are now doing In South Carolina? The national officials are hunting down and imprisoning the best citizens ol the northern counties at the instance of malefactors aud "sand billers," whose lives defy the laws, and who woald not be believed, on their oaths, in any other case. soldiers' blush. We, who hare had no connection with ku-kiuxism, look with wonder and consternation upon a sharp drag (jiiiuu!i, such us once decimated l- ranee lor tnu enricnment oi bouui I aroliua, and is now wasting Soeth Carolina lor the enrichment oi neigh boring, and e'ven lorelgn states. We encounter among lite United States soldiers scarred, triumphant veterans of war, who feel as keenly as we do, that tney have now been assigned to service painful and degrading now, when the clash of arms nas ceased. and they feel their hearts melting ith.lraternity. They are required to deal with an association of neigh bors, who are pledged to mutual pro tection against the burners of their houses and the plunderers of their crops, as if these were an armed and loreign ,Ioe. These soldiers, under whatever pretext Bent, do actually drive Irom fields ripe for the harvest young and old, planter and laborer; do suspend the industries of whole counties; and do immure the proprie tors of the soil and the taxpayers of the uouutry in crowdet aud filthy jails. In a time of profound peace, i hey are called upon to deprive tree citizens of the immunities of the common law; mid in regions all astir with baraoreus ferocity and licen tiousness, they are eompelted to tear away from helpless wrvee and virgins thtu natural protectors. BENEFICENT Kf KLCX ACT. A lew days ago, I had an interview with one ot the most eminent citizens oi Spartanburg. He told me that his sons had nd the county becanee an order for their apprehension had been iue.i. Just b.lore they 'went he a.-ked them "whether they indeed bp- longed to the ku-klux klan, or any wilier soeret orgauizationr" rney rtv pliid that they had been informed. on time before, that the negroes of : i.e county intended to rise against the whites. The apprehension, I may remark, was excited in the up- country, by the tact that the governor nan neen organizing and arming the negroes, while he refused to arm any . mpsM's composed of white men. The youths further said, that they had men joined an association oi mutual ilelunse. Among other applicants, thty bau received into their member ship many "poor whites." who had now, by some means, been led to de nounce them. And so, although they themselves had done nothing against the peace ol the country, or the laws of the State, they were compelled to flee to escape incarceration. In short, these worthy young men were driven out of the Stale, just because they had pledged themselves to fight if the ne groes should undertake to burn the houses, kill the men and ravish the women of Spartanburg. Rev. Dr. William Curtis informs me that this unhappy county has bean decimated. THE PAU8ADEB, ,lit A In Richland, Mr. John Scott, Ha- rum et venerbile women.' guards his mules and hog within a stockade fence at least fifteen feet high, and overlooked by a window where two double tarrek-d guns are always lean in. He told me that he was the only planter on the Fork (a settlement of wealth v and cultivated persons. below Columbia) who had been able to preserve his stock ; and this he had done by the aid of his palisades and by the maintenance of ceaseless vigi lance. For weeks he and his son-in- law had been obUged to keep alter nate watch every night. ANOTHER LOAOUE'S TEA PABTY. bet such facts illustrate the chaotic stateof society, out of which Ku-klux-ism springs. I might add corrobora tive notes from a city pastor's experi ences. I have buried a peaceable young man who had been beaten to death by a mob organized lor the pur pose of "clearing the whites out of the streets of Charleston." I have seen our citizens, black and white, going armed to the polls, that they might not be prevented from casting their ballots for municipal officers; and the bayonets of the United States) army invoked and arrayed to guard the, -sacred right of suflrage. I have seen a tumultuoas rabble traversing our streets with flaring torches and barbarous yells and exe crations, and as they went, breaking windows, plundering shops, and stoning bystanders, along their line of march. I have seen an official of the State discharge six or seven shots at a press reporter; and although the crime was commuted iust by the guardhouse, tke criminal was not arrested until his revolver was empty, nor has he up to this moment been dismissed from the office of trying offenders against the laws of the Slate. But let me add that I have never seen the white people Interfere with a negro at the ballot-box, or endeavor to forbid or trammel, In any way, his lawful right to vote. On the contrary, it is a well established fact, universally conceded, that the negroes have inler ;ced with such of their own race as were not in favor of our oppressors. Some they kept away by menaces, and some they drove away by vio lence from the Dolls. Never, until our late city election, were the blacks of Charleston at liberty to vote as they pleased a privilege then, lor the first time, secured to them by the presence of United Slates soldiers, wno naa been summoned there at the request ol the white citizens. . DELIGHTS OF RADICAL RULE. I give you these particulars for what they are worth. 1 do not pretend to sa v that there may not have been out rages on the other side, which have come to my knowledge; for when men's blood is up, they are prone to exceed the bounds of wisdom and jus tice. But it does seem to me that a great government, possessed of un restricted and unquestioned power. ought not to take one side and that the part of the aggressor in a case like this. Nay, more, I cannot but express my amazement that the use of the United States forces, marshals and courts, by the notorious corrupt officials of the State government; that the extension of the rigors of martial law solely to the counties op Do-ed to their administration; that midnieht intrusions into chambers In habited by trembling women, and Sabbath investment of churches a common custom in Spartanburg; that captures ol youths scarce in ineir teens, and of old men far ad vanced into decrepitude, as midnight marauders: that the despair of whole counties who see their lawyers, doctors, ministers their bast and purest men swept into jails upon the most preposterous charges, and these urged by themost venal and depraved of the people i am amazea, i say that all this should not awaken the grief and Indignation of every generous heart at tne norm, u ye uiai uweu in ceiled houses, is it nothing to you that our homes are desolate; mat crimi nala make laws for your brethren here; that character, culture and piety are suflenng here; that one oi the old, immortal "Thirteen" emblazoned upon your starry flag. Is Backed to death by vampyresV Surely, this ought not to be. in a land ot liberty and justice, under tlie tegls of that great republic with whose fortunes the providence ol God has anuea us nere tofbre, and henceforth and forever'. A SOLID FACT. If It be urged that many of these prisoners sympathized with the klan, and some of them confessedly be longed to it, I reply that such a speci fication ought only to increase the doubts and mis-giving-i of all thought ful men. For they know very well that character and properly are eon servative; no slight cause would lead these vested interests to favor any movement inclining to anarchy. The persons who are now in bonds are not conspirators against the na tional government ; on the contrary, they have aluays, heretolore, wel corned the United States soldier rs the conservator ol the public order. Nor are thev organized to prevent the colored citizen from exercising his political franchise; on the contrary, bis political rqaallty Is conceded, and they have even ottered to divide with him tbeofllci s or the htate. tsut tney contend that under tho present sys tem of misrule aud lawlessness, "life. liberty and the pursuit of happiness' were left in ctrtair parts ot the coun try without any protection; aud that the communities thus Iinieri!ed were thrown back upon the inalienable right of self-protection. A I PLICA I1LE TO THE WHOLE SOUTH The facts which they appeal to are notorions. ixoocdy can deny mat their cattle and hogs were shot down in then 'Ids; that their opening cot ton bolls were pk'ked by nightly de predators; that ths'ir gui-bouses weie burned; that "the corner shops" where cotton in the seed (stolen cot ton) was bought grew rich, wuile the heavily-taxed and plundered planter scarcely knew where to get his bread ; (I know one of this class who expended $10,000 on his plantation, and at the end of the season harvested just three bales ct cotton, and just corn enough to feed his horse for half a year;) that laborers were inflamed by Incendiary speeches, and were also encouraged to break their contracts ; that colored men were armed by the governor in larger and larger num bers, until at lengta they undertook to raid certain pans ot the State; that the public debt was incrcasimr. until at length it has been increased by .r0u,oooin a single year; that there has been no money to repair the road, or even to pay the meritorious teach ers of tbe public schools, although enormous taxes had been collected, and the public officials were revelling in Ul-gotten riches; in short, that the good people of this Htate had found themselves well-nigh engulphed in a whirling, bottomless vortex of ruin. The suflerirs insist that, under these circumstances, a vigilance committee and such the ku-klux professed to be has been the usual American re sort, and that sympathy with it was not wholly unnatural. Kl -K.LI Xi.-M AM) LOVAL LEAGUES CHILD AND FATHER. Notwithstanding these powerful pleas I must confess that, for my part, lam opposed to the ku-klux organiza tion, and that for various reasons. In the Mrst place, 1 do not believe that a secret, oath-bound society of any sort corresponds to the spirit'of American institutions, vve have freedom of speech and freedom ol the press. In this country a just cause can appear without disguise, and can make Its direct appeal to public opinion. In particular, I do not believe In vigi lance committees of any sort. They may, at times, do good by the inflic tion ol summary justice. But they may even do more evil. For they en c urage tbe redress of wrongs by vio lence, and not by law ; they give scope to reckless men, who are apt to per vert them to their own partisan and revengeful usea; and they tend to de press the moral tone ol the communi ty in which their stern work is done. But when I strive to apply my prin ciples to tbe case before me, I am at a loss wbat to conclude. The ku-klux of the northern counties punished crimes which were subversive of society, and which, but for their undertaking the Office woald have remained unpun ishedwould have rassed , so to 'peak. Bcott free. Their victims mi. hi to have been punished; but, I think, in some other way. VILLAINY AHMED AND TEUXH HELP LESS. And now the can stands thus: Their prosecutor is Governor Scott a man notorions for his infidelity to his ward, to his official oaths, and to tbe financial and other public trusts com mitted to his charge a man now threatened with impeachment on these accounts by a Republican leg islature a man who may not unjustly be called the first criminal in South Carolina. The informers against them are the very dregs of the com munities in which they live, and have been already rewarded for their tes timony by release from imprison mentas the president naively ad mits in his message. Tbe captives are, many of them, incapable of com mitting the crimes Uid to their charge. Some of them are boys; some oeercpui oui men; anu not a tew are among the most virtuous. law-abiding and God-fearing citizens we nave in me wooieoountry. Home of them have been arrested without any charge, some while ministering to r"vrty and sickness, many while worshipping God in the sanctuary on the Sabbath day. The circumstances are unutterably distressing and hu- inllintim?. The case is without a nre- cedent. lam confounded when I see Vice grasping the fasces, and Virtus wearing ths chain. I do not see how any ChfHBaS.'who" anows the facts, can be true to his people, or his God, when he encourages these so-called ku-klux prosecutions. K. T. W. Charleston, December 7, 1871, PLANTERS FIRE AND MARINE Insurance Company OF MEMPHIS. TENN. OFFICE IN THE COMPANY'S BUILDING, 41 MADISON ST. INSURE GIN-HOUSES AND THEIR CONTENTS. OFFICERS : J.G. LONSDALE, PrMMent. D H. TOMfNSEND, Vw Pr sident, W. A. GOODMAN, Sacrelary. J. 6. LONSDALE, Jr., Au't Sec'y, DIRECTORS j.e.LotsDau D. II. TOW V HEX D BL J. B1U.S . U. V. SAHBIir D.T. P0UTFB c.j. miuvs a. f. west rr.. b a. piaaoa a. J. white i. C. SIKI.Y J.J. BUSBY K. J. TiTl OB a. h. mu W.L.BADFOBD . N. B.BLEDQE Preald.at Filial r Insurance t'tmpauy CtutailM atrrhut I Memphis nnd bur ralon Rallroa'l f K. BL lppfroo ' ! I'rd, rsr.fr ' ! Taol, Phil 11 pa A Cm ef Owen, BUBf uit Ce rEtn,rii-ra PlnM or a. j. whin- a ce el Breaks. Heel j Ce er Buxby, Jehea A C ol Tajlor A BntlaBd ol Walker Bros. A Ce ..or Taylor, Bedford aV Ce 1 OHIO MI-HlMHlppl Royal Fire CAPITAL, Insurance Company, DEPOSITED IN THE UNITED STATES WITH INSURANCE DEPART MENTS, U. S. BONDS. OV-ft $1000,000. Fire Prc.Ti.am8 in 1870, over $3 000,000 Gold. Losses at Chicago, $98, 000, Paid. On Re-Insurance Policies, Looses Paid at Ooce. aid in a'l instances Without Discount. WE KKPOBT DIKKCT TO UVKHPJOL, AND OUR IK8TKTJCTION8 ARE "TO PAY LOSSES PROMPTLY, AND WITHOUT REFERENCE.' FOR AGENCIES APPLY TO Barbee cfe Castleman, OFF CE, 176 MAIN ST., LOUISVILLE, KY , MANAGERS FOR KENTUCY, 1ENHESSEE AH0 SOUTHERN IN1IANA. t. laTxarxTE. w7 .Vs. IMPORTERS AMD eft DEALERS I R HARDWARE, Machinery and Implements. AGENTS FOB American Needle Cotton Gin, and Ames' Portable Engines, Special Inducements offered in IVB BBXTMS. J"o- 234 "Wiroxxt Street Warehnup, 2-29 Styond Slm't. oc!5 The Ne Plus Ultra OP A.XsX OOOTTXKCr STOVES. THE CELEBRATED CHAMPION CERTIFICATES TOO Wrouslit'Iron. Ovoa. NUMEROUS TO PUBLISH CALL AND SEE. ALSO, THE Monitor Cools. FOR COAL QR WOOD THE BEST COAL STOtE NOW EXTANT, DEALERS IN STOVES. M4RBL&ZED IRON AND SLATE MANTELS jJBSTX GRaTBS, Nos. 13 and 15 Monroe Strset, Memphis. Tennestee Holiday Presents 3- VQs Great Bargains! Mstsrs. Harris & Pillow Attorasys 1 1 AVE M.octated wltn them, In tne prae- II tice oi loeisw, UIOKUE BL PILLOW, Esq , artier the Orra name of Harris, Pillow A Pil low. HAKK1H PILLOW WASKS, TiTLOK. w. a, H ouraa w. L. aaOrOBD. rsvi no RanrnRn x. rn n i kuiij una wills ul uui, Cotton Factor V. K. BUTTS. II. Memphis Box Factory PLANING MILL. ii ' PMSi.ssaisi FLOORING, CEILING, SIDING, an BUILDERS' MATERIAL IN . 8ENERAL, Hpeelsl attention paid to working, lnmber so order Water tanks and oouon presses made. AU atses anc1 kinds ol rjoxea on hand and made as wantec. City orders mailed In the morning reach us throogh Postomos same evening. FACTOR r ON FRONT STREET aol NKAR TH MAS WORKS. BRANNIN, CARTER 4 CO., Commission Merchants, NEW YORK. LIBERAL ADVANCES Made on consignments wlia privilege, of sals In New Orleans or Mew Tork. by BRANNIN, HUMMERS 00., Louisville, Ky, HUM.Mk.KM BH.ANHINS. New Orleans, La, OSM.EJtN SOLICITED. (.'oniric's to boy or sell cotton for futcre delivery, eltner in nrunMurw.w . DON'T LET THE Solden Opportunity Slip POSITIVE DRAWING JANUARY 8, 1872. THE South Caro'ina Land Immigration Gift Concerts WILL TAKE PLACE, Without Faill ON THE DAY APPOINTED. Secu e Your Tickets at Once -All orders strictly con Aden tlaiWi 2405 GIFTS, AMOUNTING TO : $500,000 The chances are on usually good one ticket In every lxly-two Is sure to draw a prize. Orders lor Tickets received up to the 5th of January, after which time no more Tickets will be sold. SINGLE TICKETS, $5 EACH NO POSTPONEMENT I Csmalstloners and Supervisors of Crawi ears. A. R. WRIGHT, of Georgia. Gen. BRADLEY T. JOHNSON, of Virginia. Cor B. H. RUTLEDOE, o; South Carolina. How. KOOER A. PRYOR, ot New York. Ureal Inducements and redaction In price of Tickets to Clubs. Remittances can be made to as, and the tickets will be sent by return mall by BUTLKB, CHADWICK, 0AMT A CO., Charleston, 8. C , or oar Agents. Urrr.M. t. BUTLER. Gnw. M. JOHN CHADWICK. W. OAKY. The Medfcal Double Chamber, mtITU VEHaiTI. VAMnllslnesnlaJ le klsrh I ly rec jmmeuded tiud ImESSL by lead ins rhytlclana, cnt.ivla.mf two apart tnrai, en tab ling the physician to examine tbe contents separately, by wbleb be trains a knowledge of 'diseases unattainable by tbe cue of me single or common cnamocr, Witxi am ausCBtrget in a mixea iws ALL Al IT THAT " The mistake of a ptiyslcian ot one's disease tnav oe aa aaugarooa as uie uuteaae liweir. lTo L1FK VaLUE in The alcfc room Is In valuable. Witn It yon assist your pbyplclaa tn defining our disease, by which ja-ar Ilf taar be Mfed. lis couTuQltut shape for com moo. use will ulUniatel lake the placo of the common e uaoiDcr. or saie dt L.LOYD, CLARKE A CO, el 831 Main aireet WE ALL LIKE GOOD BREAD A BID WHEKEVKB H PROPERLY TJBKD. UNIFORM 1NO IS WARRANTED EVERY TIME. Charter Oak Stoves CHICKASAW IRON WORKS HANDLE 4 HEATH. PROPRIETORS, SstitJieast Carrier Winchester and Second St,, FOUNDERS AND MACHINISTS I Special Attention Paid to all Orders in Our Lilt GREAT REDUCTI'N Are tbe most rai sessfnl, popular and piste Oooklnfl Maolilnee Ever Invented. Himpls and per feet In eon itrnctlGa, and so easily manages that a enlid can ase (Hem aoeessfaJly. IBeVB64 base Issa seta, and every suits nss g.-en pw eel satisfaction. Hold by Excelsior ManofaetartRfl CMpaay 8AJJR LaJOIB, Wholesale Dealers In ail kinds of ns' STOCK AND ALL L1V &IOVE DEALERS, LIKE E. URQUHART 4. CO.. MEMPHIS, TENN. GOODS IF YOU WANT A COOKING STOVE BE SURE AND CET THE BEST! Mgf n r"""J' "7 BUCK'S BRILLIANT COOKING STOVES! PTER ACTUAL TRIAL WITH THE leadloc ttoe of tbe country nave been PROVEN to be, I moat a doabt, the Best Cooking Stove Ever Made ! And waerever need, tbe finest bread ls al ways Insured. BUCK'S BRILLIANT IS GUARANTEED TO BaU.e Sottas- llreskd ! USE LESS FUEL AND LAST LONGER man any other stove now sold. The nnmeroaa premieres awarded the RUCK'S BRILLIANT at tbe RTat fairs ofBt. Lools. New Orleans asd Memphis, a fter act ual Held coeust with oiber leading slovea Is an undisputed guarantee ot their unap proachable worth. Every Steve Fully fiuaranteed! SOLD BY Rluli cto Joh Bson, General A gents and ' ealers In all kinds of Cooking and Heating Stoves, "late and Iron Mantels, Grates, Tinware, Tlnplate and Tin ner's Stock, and also agents for the celebrated ' BUCK'S GUARANTEE," THE Best C-al Cook'ni Stove ia Use. No. 306 MAIN STREET, d21 dw Opposite Pea body Hotel. A. J. ROACH, J. A. K .i.'!Y Formerly of Somervllla. Memphis. A. J ROACH & CO. anooaas, Commission Merchants AND COTTON FACTORS, Ne. 13 Union Street. Lee Siaei EJLrtlH, rKNNEtHIEBL Special attention paid to the sale of Cdvfor and liberal advaaeea on ths same. isepCJ&w) THE EUREKA FIRE-BRATF! A NEW AND VALUABLE INVENTION. E. H. BROWN 9L GENERAL JOBBERS IN CO. BRICK AND STONE WORK, A KB THE BOLE AGE STB IN MKMPRIB rV for af. 8. Watklna' Pa Lent F Ire-Orate. Th'a truly ralnabie lnventloa, but recently paiexiieo. ana uow for tne nrei ii noe onsrea to tbe public, wiuuvi osc-half tbs ooax n w oonsumett In ibe ord nary traa in uen- l eral ae. ft aside tbos redncine tbe amnant of fuel oonsamed. 1 will but two os Tisu booms from tbe HkM.m fibb. We bare one of liiem In operation In our offlee, where ila great economy and cojf viniescs can be nearly damonatrated. Tbe public are Invited to call and examine It lor ut eon feel wee. NT Oars, Bo. 217 Third tr-t. K lie Blown A CO. V The PAT.trTTtB, who can ha found at bin ofll -e, no stairs, Vincent Block, corner of -con a ana court tireeis, at any suae oe tween the boors of 8 and 11 o'clcek a m . will sail a fourth interest In Ibis Invention, ui on VERY MO DEB ATE TISMi, tO any One Of Lil6eiHfl, who will under'alte o manase and intro duce It to the public. North and South. d!4 SACRIFICE! JACOB GANS, 296 Main Street, in view of made a still nuttier redaction in prices, and than any other House in the city. tbe approaching holiday", has guarantees to SELL LOWER BsrlDlas f opiisn at.. ' r 1 per js.d l.rw.rlr " Ufa! reu-l Plaids e as. 7S Sash Ribbsss Cheaper than Ever Before. 1 Bbaws a... swl- at . . 5- Warth 7 I 75 easel ssviru . Ladle' Hhawla at Viae rrrarb t i.r-i - at lis. all wee! arlawsr rrs at I in. Blamkela. Ktlra larnsl I So-Wurtu Dewftle BassMk TsasteUateei wrB 1 3e ster jard at i eaieie rani, tinea, ur.a, warns, i an per ym All l.lneu lo.ru " s-s mew re at... All I ih-n All Lineal Towel. 4 S3 inaSn at 1M deaett Daaaaek Toweta at l M ear M M 7 S ml. each tea) per deaess Ladies' and Gents' Hats and rarnishiag goods at prices within tho roach of all. We call special attention to our large and well-selected stock of Ladies' Gents' and Children's Custom-made Boots and Shoes. pSrTThw Stock wiis purchased by a practical Shoemaker, and is guaranteed to give satLifaction in every particular. Persons wishing to get the largest amount of goods for the smallest amoan of money, wiil do well to call on JACOB CANS, 'ieBajsfJ. -rf jn.rEBnnnnT lOKtF' jSBBar - '- ' etir Ms4R?t ear" w. are mow aiaan fawtwrisMT la WeamnaMs aa for en r retail trade. We sr. also aaalt iwtc t awd laviteesasniaaiioe er t'oaattry JOB. 8- LBVETT entire Hare er Hbeea an naastilr, e mis and at a better marein (Baa we nav. evee perrenraa t In ddaitere teeh d eater Mar It eta. Oily D.elere p.-lill . tar) 00..310 1-Ot TVT.ra.lxx nt. V M "U W ?T0MACBlTTtf- are Indorsed and nrescrTbed br more lead Ing f taysiclana than any otber tonic or stim ulant now in nae. They are A Wt'RE PKK VKNT1 VK for fever anu ague. Intermittent, tiiiiouAr-fefl, ana ail aisoraera an.'.ng rrom Mlasmatia eanses. They arc huaiyreoom. menti.d as an anil-dyspeptic, andin cases ol lndsjestlon are lnvalaable as an Appetiser and Recnperant, and In cases of General De bility they have never In a single Instance failed In producing the moat happy resells. Thev are DartlcuHrlv BENEFICIAL TO FE MALES, strengthening the body, in vitro rat- ajro aaraaai I. On On Fa MUTUAL AID ASSOCIATION 222 Mall St.- Mnepfcl. BOARD OF TRDSTBOBS! Colored Silks. BLACK SI1K v h L v h t m D. C & H. M. Uewenstine. 'SOUTHERN PALACE " 332 ArCctin WE ADVISE YOU 10 SECURE THE BXKVICaH OK X rt. BAXjIiO XT, WOBUHAM HOU.jr espeeiallv if yon snf ferw'th CHRONaC or PKIVATB DIB. 1. ABKS, no matter of bo loag staadlng. Commission Merchants, MONROE STREET. w. a. bxtjob. 1. P. Pbbbcott, u. u. TatDU, A-B NO 15 EXPHTSJ. NOTICE. A 8 wa shall withdraw our offlee from Mem- re phis to Hi Urals ny tne lutn January, 171. we would resDf'tmlly asft .hose In debt'd tons to call at SM Main street and sett'e before that cats. dl sloOOMBrj. KKLLKR A BYRNES. AgenU Wanted to Bt 11 the LIFE AND CAMPAIGNS OF Gan. E.E.LEE, By JwnnuMlfl alj., Jr.. of Va. Tbe stand ara Hlngraphy or the 'ireat Chle- tain. 1 s popular' ly is attested by the sale o I ov r ;t,w copies ajreauiy r-eoo ror cirru.ar.. addrets, saiiunALrtisuwjMi lu , and 276 Second Jtreet. Memphis, Tenn. declJ J. D. Dakbtjbt, B. D. Ornrimi, JOBH LlSKHAOIIf B. BlSOBAM. W. H. MOTSTOJt. omuERs; H. D. OOMNKLJ President. B. BINGHAM, Vice-President. J.P PRBCBOTT, rssretary. W . 8. BRUCE, Treasurer. . M 1. Y members of the Order In goodstand W Ing admitted. The fees are small. Ad- oalaslon fee. So, in advaaee. Annual fee. Si. In advance, and 12 upon the death of each member (within thirty rJUrrs after belnc uotl- fled), when bis family, or any person desig nated bv him. will be entitled to the segre gate of b from every member of the Asso ciation, ah una reuows tn Tennessee. Mis sissippi and Arkansas, are eligible to mem bership. This la strictly aa Odd Fellow's in. ol tut ion. to benefit the families of Its da- sail) lira. aula daw Dr. H. R. HOPS ON CfBcn, 39 Mattlsan Street, BOOBLB . 7 aaaal k. aVralrl.B... res. .1 hetPSy M. I SiuraiM, A. W. KoBEBTS, Of Meaoham A Tread wall. Brownsville J. B. Poston. S. K. MSACilAH. M. L MEACHAM & CO Wholesale grocers, 9 UNION StMwwail Block. STREET. Hosphis, Tmr lne the mind, and jlvtug tone and erinaneity to tbe whole yutem. The HUMJC BITTEJtt are eomponaded with the greatest care, and bo Tonic Stimulant baa ever been offered to the public SO PIaKASAKT TO THK TAJ3TK, and at the same time combining o many remedial agents, indorsed by the medical fra ternity aa the best known to the faarmaco pcela. it cost little to give liieoa a lair trial, ana Every Family Should Have a Bottls We ask every one to read the fbllnwlnr esre UOoatea from many ot the most eminent puji. flans in tbe country: MT. LiOUlH. JUly. 1370. J AMJa A. J ALKHON aijo. : tsentiemen As yen have communl cated to the medical pro.'e&sion the recipe of the " Home Bitters." It cannot, therefore, be considered as a secret or Detent medicine, no patent having been taken for It. We have examined the formula for making the "Home Hitters." and nnneartallnslv say the oombin ation 1. one of rare excellence, all the arti cles nsed in Its composition are the best of tne siaas to wrucn tney belong, being tilghly Tonic, Stimulant, I Pi a. lb In. Carminative and slightly Laxative. The mode of prepare ing them ls strictly in accordance with the rules of pharmacy. Having used them, seen Its effect tn our private practice, we take pieavure In recommending t hem to all per aons desirous of taking Bitters, aa being the best Tonic and Stimulant now offered to the public L. OB. Borauraz, M D. F. F. Fokto,M.D ALSHKD HKAOOCK, M. D. C. UkBMCKB, M. D, DPAKP MoDowaru- M.O. O. A. Willi, BL IX J. a Warmsr-D, M. D. K. A. Uiaax, M. D Dr. C. V. t. Loowiq. B. H. Moaas, M. o. W. A. Whom, M. U. Huust Pmrjta. D. 8. BtAjrxnTB Hospttal. (rr. Lotjtb. Ho-. Oct. 8, 1970. JAB. A. J ACKBON A CO. : I hav examined the formula for snaking tbe" Home Btomach Bitters," aad used them In the Hos pital for the last four months. I consider them the most valuable tonic and stimulant now in use. H. MiU'HEB. ST. LOCIS, July t, 1970. JAB. A. JACKSON at OO. : Having examined the formula from wnicn your oeieoratea "ehooucq jBitters of combining the different Ingredients, we can safely recommend them aa the beat Ion In With which we are acquainted. From the Croat care with which tney are compoi and from the choice materials which enter lute them, we have no doubt that they will Srove, as tney unserve to oe, toe most popuit rule aud stimulant In use. Baas sot fully, yonrg. Vast ib. M. D. T. Q. Comhtoct.. m. d We cheerfully concur with every word con tained in tne aoove testimonial. J.ta CoirBPAJfAM, M. D. John Ha btka.M. D UHAS. VABTUTB, M. V. JOHN XUPLI, M. D u. s. waliii m. u. ml c. rAsni.i!.,M J) ClNCUrPATI, Oct. U, 170. Messrs. W. B. K.J&NMUJY m CO.. Asents "Home Bltleia" tJents Agreeable to your reuaest. I have ax. amlned the formula of the " Home Stomach Bitters." and And the remedies It eontalua such ss are In general use by the Medical i r.aansinu rney are very scienuncauy and leasantly oomblned, and as stimulating oorrobo rants to the trea MITCHELL. HOFFMAN CO., MANUFACTURERS OF AM, KINDS OF FURNITU RE, AND DEALKRS IN Carpets, Oil Cloths CURTAINS, LOOKING-GLASSES, Hair, Moss, Shuck and Spring Mattresses We keep tits largest aad best stack In the city, 308 MAIN aad 36 MONROE STREETS. MEMPHIS, - - - focaoi - TENNEB8EJS. WALSH, SMITH, CRAWFORD & CO., General Commission Merchants, No. 58 WALL STREET, NEW YORK. IJavnral Advn 1 fat JAMB. CBAWrOBB, eOBEBT W. nUUTM. I AB Y W. BCTT, OBT. t . t'BA WFOBD, CM A HLJCS WALSH. Jr. SB ' will aseet rreewBt mm CarwrnU At REPRESENTED IN MOBILE. ALA , BY CRAWFORD, WALSH, SMITH 4 CO., )G E'N E A BL COMMISSION MERCHAN1B. irt Me. ITS -In the Second Chancery Court or Shelby county Tena.amw. John gmgatiy vs. ous.n a-mgnuy. TT appearing from the bill which ls sworn to A in tnis cause toat um ueteaaaAt. ausan Knightly la a realdeut of Cincinnati. State of unto, anu a non-i eaident of the state Of Tan- It ls therefore ordered it the Clerk and Master, That ane malic her appearance oerein. at tne eautuo-aai ot tue recona Cosxcery Court, In the city or Memphis, tennessee, on or before the nrst Mon day in February. 1873, and plead, answer or demur to complainants' bill. or the name will Be taJteu lor confessed ss to her and st t for neanna mane: and thai a ran. of tnaa or der be published once a weak, for lour nuc ausalve weeks. In the Memphis Appeal. This iwniuwr 10, isi. M. D. U oTKWAKT. Clerk and Master. By Ono. M l.l, sri. Deputy C. and M. f. J. Mnivahlll. Bol. for compll. df7 sun Mob-Resident Notice. Job a I naase VIS S. IZABD. Makk W. Iza an. FSAHI M. i'HIWITT. F. J. IZARD ti BO. A. IZ.HD. W. D. McADOO, Iran Froat BBtMing,: West Market Bt.. DBKEBBMBO, BT. C VIOLII1LI DIALIB IB Lia uorg And Manufacturer oC Berth Carolina Copper Distilled Ca Whisky, Wises, Braadlea, Fine oil Bye Waitafcy. Kfce. ROSSER, IZARD & CO. tattoo Factors, Mo. 320 FRONT STREET, Theae are some of his remedies, aad Willi which be has cured some of the most seven e esse with on uestment. 60 AN0 TALK WITH JUS PATIENTS. ar Be will forJnit 1D for every case of VKNKRBAL, I 1SBAHK he falls to enre. Writ Bint aad get one or Is Circular; ard In nil oases of aPKIVaXB NATUKE you oansive him with PABBBcrSAPBTY your entire confidence. He la the friend of the unfortunate of BOTH HJCXUi. d.'l . as COPARTNERSHIP mRK nruierslfltnad have associated them' I alvea tramther. under the Arm name of LOW,8lOTT A CO, for the purpose of con ducting a Bsmeiel Brsdseraare asMl Caaar- waiaiesa in ure city or Brampau. Tenn. They pledge their patrons to give strict personal attention to the execution ol Cotton Orders and other business committed to their ears. suwis h. l jw. WILU AM J. BCOTT. JOcUUMA K BCOTT. permission, refer to ana. Wm. F. Weld Co.JBoston. Mass. Messrs. Manning m cears. Hi. Robert Bcott, " Mr. Thomas Howe, Mr. Josephs. ry. " Mr.r.JC Weld.Tr, " " Mr. B. B- Welti, Tr, " Messrs. Klrkland, Chase A Co., Baltimore, Messrs. Woods, Weeks Co., Messrs. W. Crane a sons, Messrs. E. D. Moigas A 'Jo.. New Tork. Messrs. BpoBsrd, Bros. A Co , " air, U. U. Bald w la, " Mr. Wan. P. OazsDbeU, " Mr. Frederic Baker, Bo. 90 Broadway, N. T. Messrs. ny sioan at sous, rciiaaeipuia. Messrs. Cochran. BassHil A Co., Messrs. . Larverlng A UcBiiUmorn, Messrs. a O. Woods A on,. Messahls. Tens., lrecwra bar 1. UTL ar Mr. JAMBH id. LOW, late of New Cr- j leans, uv. naa a run power oi attorney to transact oiwiiirM jor us. ae win irive rt . personal attention In t he execution of cotton oruers ana to aaues ot marcnauaiea UJ W , BOOTT m CO., de4'o. S MAdinon ilreet, Memphis, lean. POPLAR, STREET COTTON CIN and PICKERY, Boa. IBB mmu ISO Poplar Street. 'villi public are hare by Informed thst ou X snd after this dale we will Oln and Bale ail Cotton brought er sent to us for eleven tjotiars per naie, we rurniaotng tne nagging and ties, snd coverlBii the bale ail over, and 'he owner take ths cotton seed belonging to the bile. Or If the owner desires as to keep ,t,A V. ... ..... .. - , - . ton as part payment, we will gin and bale (furnishing bagging and ties, snd cover the bale all over) for i wo Dollars per bale, and the cotton seed belonging to the bale of cot ton. Wood Turning and Scroll Sawing by 1. HARRY TAtr. d GEO- W. PAYrTB A CO. J. C. TERRY & CO., Cotton Factors, COMMISSION MERCHANTS, And Bole Agents st Memphis for tht GIRAR0 MERCANTILE COMPANY, Of Philadelphia and Bsw Tork. liberal cash advances made on mm. signmeuts of Cotton to the above company, at either point, thus giving shippers the preference of markets. Office: OUrioaSt. Meapi, Tow. pie tonics will be found especially adapted as corroborants to the treatment of low or a, - Bttuated t tag an of the system, whether arts, Ing from Impaired digestion or from malarl o us diseases. Or. J.U Vattixsh. L. a. Jakbb, BL D. B. 8. WATsra. chemist, c. T. Hrxnra, M. D. W.T.TALiAraaao.M.D. H. P. Sutra. M n. J.J, OtTLrtN, M. D. C. 8. M nsCBorr, M. O. . H. mcnrii. M. D. a w uiai... u. n uhioaso, eept. Mi, irrrc J. u SMITH, Bsq.: We have examined the formula for the " Cel ebrated Stomach Bitters," and And It to be composed or articles that are considered the neat tonics useu ny tne Medical profession, and one of tbe bast bitters we know of now n um. very respeetrouy, It S. Hahb, M. D. B-McVlQAK, M.D. J B. Walxzr, M. D. U. a. Ma six an. Bobslab 8. BASjrat. BL D. Ftr Sat by all OrsMiri aai BrtMrt HENDRIX, MeNABB 4 CO., mh Agents. Memphis, Tenn. MEMPHIS CITY FIRE fieneral Insurance Co. OFFICE, 19 MADISON STREET, Oapitai. 8200,000 A. VACt ABO. Tie rre.Mrsl. r. W. SMITH, Caeltler. i. LTBB, becretary. DlKKCTORa : No. 47 Ia the First Chancery Court of Shelby cuumjr, tennensee - t llamas James et Si. vn Loul a T. Jamea et al. IT appearing from proof In this cause that the defendant, Willis James, la a non-real- dent oi tbs state of Ttiaassssa, living tn ths gtate oa- n nmi ann j,, ana mat, ne is interested an one 01 tne devisees of tne est&tn of Ann it. its James, and an titled to a portion ol has estate herein : It la therefore ordered that be make his appearance her. in at the 1'mnrt bsnss in tbe city of Memphis. Tenn., on or before the first 1 answer or demur to , or the same will be taken as to him aad set for h carina exparte and that a copy or this order be pub- iianeu once a wees, tor rour asntataaiTS weeks, in tbe Memphis Appeal A copy Attest. BOMTJIID A. COLK, Clerk and Master. liy R. J. Buck. D. c. and M. gnmea A Ponton, noin. tar eompl't. Bit naa ut or rjeiore uas nrst '. 171, and plead, complainants bill, taken for confessed AtttcJwoot NotrM. F. Frsnkiln vs. Charles Halle EFORB P M. WINTBSVS.J. P.-A SUM moot bavin s bsn Issued bv me aearnst uie unaeueattt ut taw aoove aauustt cause, which having been duly returned " Hot to be found in my county and it appearing from aflrdavlt that said defendant la a rasa dent of Shelby county , a judicial attachment against the estate ol said Charles Hails was Issued by me on the a7tb of novemher. 1871, which having oeen returned duly levied, etc , it la bereoy ordered that said defaadaa t make bis aDDearanev at my offln. In Man tn ,. n TT ,1 lsna ltr i, at 10 a.m. 'to left nd said s'ult, or llVi-'i oe pi uunnueo -mun r-li.tw; -1,0 inal pubil canon oe maue or rots uotiee mm k m.. for roar saastsslve Weakr, in ibe Mssaphis P- M. WI'TXBJ3, J. p. 8. Berraan. Aify for pialntljt dl tns HEADQUARTERS BOB HOLIDAY GIFTS! BOYLE & CHAPMAN. Booksellers, StatioMtrs ABU - MANUFACTURERS, 279 M Main St., Cotton Presses AND HORSE POWERS i nut A BOOK FOR THE MILLION. MARRIAfiF APxivats ooTsnraxoa to nulla ui urn him ni mi u. th. -, uwwinin u prooneing and preventins i aarVlTIa tba Ann nl.Ttnn at I lntemntlnv nwh tf t wn .. . iu i.onij.mnr pagan, witn numerous gravtaaja, aad contains valnablo uiforntatl for tboaa who are naarrled or oonlemnl age; suit it is a book that ousnt to ' lock, and key, aad not laid narnliaal i nmrrl BB iar about the Seatte anyoxiaC ee o-'nnstsanlins nBeaa "na m I nan, na, A.OCUB, Jan. a" Samm f On Atmmmi tmdlMM Before applying to the notorions In public papers, or a who nuwruee in puntic papers, or aslbz anv mVAammcmwmitmTmmSXZ ntaiter what your itlnssi is, er haw deplore u'-r W.U1HSB, . : Mj , r r"-'r ey kg mall, on tbs dlseaasa meaUoaed In kst work Oaloe Ho. UB. BaBbibstrss. has. Market a. ainnt. . Ik U- WaBAan. W. B. OalbraalB, W. . C. J. T, asr Does Fire, Marine, Inland and General Insurance bnalneen. ocIT I otloe. TO tee Stockholders of tbs Memphis asB Bslelgb ratlrosd: A call for twenty five nunneribsd la fier cant, on the canltal atock payable on or before the 1st of er.br made. : January. 18T2, to St Front Street. IXeemsert, WL A. J. White, Treasurer. No. W. ESOOKB, President, Jfra, LOOK TO YOUR CHILDREN. THE GREAT S0OTHIN6 REMEDY. Whmt- in Una Bowels, and SaaOjf JV" im 9mm yiwoam ui inru I aj Subdues ''onvnlslons and an ni somas aU uiaaaass na cld at to infants aad call dreu. Cures Diarrhea, Dysen terv aad ntrssnar Oem- saiuiren 01 aai COTTON I R an Improvement on tbe mo popular straw Presses, and ia pronoun sd to be Una most complete, durable and et nrorklnx Press now on the market The wnolnwahrht of the Press wttta taw Cotton in tbe box stand on a pivot, enabling twe men or one horns to press a SCO pound bale with case. Is unsurpassed o strecrtb and dtrraanWp' thev are manuf ctnred ' , . ' Q inning. Corn V ills a J other naraatZ work. Tail ar baas V est th .TuH, attnalBrxAP a Fais, iKn. m Manufactured Mew Orleans, at Barkst. W. BBaTBOLTts, Pioprletor, Box MSB. aar SSTtSS!'1 OaraWdalsBaSi Bnstd for Price Uzi. nnlld s. a. ainautr. ALKX. snjfmAT. MURRAY 4 RJOGELY, MERCHANT TAILORS, No. 31 MmdisM Stmt, of Clark's Jswalry store. it maPHiA MCCAFFREY , CO. Anas It la Una Sraat Tncanfs and Child rant Soothlnc Bsmeciy for all disorders brought on oy t eeming or any nuw nnat Pernared by the wRAfTOB MXDICIBB CO.. St. Louis, Ma com oy arugsiswwnu uesucxs ismncicm. 213 SECOND ST., Off. COURT I0U ANC, KSErlAL Fl -VEBAl. nnmsTsrva Kl Metallic OnnketA I -mLT T.KIii8- Co fans always on hand.