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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
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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.

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