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RflMI HOKNIXtf, : : JULY 12,1812.
t earn boats we now doing It. This
wuvM be magnificent system of ca
wtih if it could bt pat in operation as
proposed, and would doubtless work a
revolution in the commerce of the Mis
sissippi valley, if not of the world.
For Vicc-PrcsutnitR. l RATZ RROWX.
"or Governor JOSX C. BRO JF.V.
For Sheriff-W. J. P. DOYLE.
Frr Chonctlkw SAMUEL P. WALKER.
For Cvuntg Trustee A. WOOD WARD.
Fur Privilege Tai.CoUerU.r-J. II. MA TUBS.
Slut, at large HEX. W. A. QVARLES.
Fir District-JOHX A. Mr KfXXK Y.
Sremtd District A. CALDWELL.
jh.ni Di$tnnA. L. spears.
Fourth District
Fi.fth District
Sixth District-X. X. COX.
.V-irniA District
Eighth District
Xinth I strict- W. W. McDOWELL.
m. m JPv s X. m I
The Railroad CoHvention which met
at St. Louis on the nineteenth of June
was a decided success. More than sev
enty delegates were present from all
part--' of the United States aud Canada
who were practical railroad, locomotiv
and car-builders. They gave the results
of their experience, and established, by
incontestible facts and figures, the value
of the new system. A conference of
uteu engaged in building and operating
t lies roads was demanded by imperative
necessity, in order that trustworthy in
formation might lie obtained on this im
portant subject. If these roads prove to
be a safe and profitable investment for
capital, as there is no doubt they will
then the companies will be able to nego
tiate their bonds on good terms, and in
addition men will be much more read.
t i take stock than thev have been. The
broad and narrow-gauge systems can
and should be made to work in bar
mony, and in this way they can benefit
( if h other. The speech of Mr. Borst,
of irgima, which we give below, pre
sents the subject in a strong and clear
light, and we ask for it especial at ton
The speaker alluded to the greatness
of Chicago as the result of her railroad
system, and the wonderful growth and
prosperity of the North as dependent
upon the same cause. The North was
already comparatively well supplied
with railroad. She could get along
very well without more railroads. Not
so, however, with the South. The ttouth
needs railroads, and she must have
them, or she is bound to retrograde
The interests of the people, the wel
fare of the South demands more
railroads. The great Southwest, rich
in mineral and agricultural resour
ces, remains uninhabited for the
want of more railroads. The only fea-
siole way in which this demand could
be supplied was by the adoption of the
narrow-gauge system. The practi
. abilitv of this system was first
demonstrated in the little country
f Wales. There the first narrow-gauge
road was built and operated. It was
only thirteen miles in length, and it was
ued almost exclusively in transporting
slate. The Sunerintendent shocked the
nerves of railroad fogies by telling them
that the gauge of this little road, which
was only thirteen miles, could be suc
cessfully applied to all the ordinary uses
of railroad transportation. Railroad men
wore incredulous. The proposition
seemed wild and visionary. But the
success of this little road had vindicated
the truth of the proaosition. It was a
- : ( t-ntirely unparalleled in the his
t. .ry of broad-gauge roads. In 1870 this
road had carried ten thousand tons of
freight and eight thousand passengers
for each mile of road, and had experi
enced not a single accident. In 1671
this little road declared the enormous
dividend of fty per cent. Here
l- success in a nutshell. But
this is not all. It has been tried In
(iiTiuany, Russia, England, and South
America: it was no longer an experi
ment. "And who," said the speaker,
"are the advocates of the narrow-gauge
mbem in this country. Not your vis
ionary enthusiasts, but the shrewdest,
most practical and experienced railroad
lucu of the country." Among them he
made mention of Colonel Fremont
General McClellan, Mr. Hofl", the Chief
Engineer of the Pennsylvania Central,
who had done much to make that road
what it is. There were also that prom
inent railroad man, Mr. Osborne, of
Philadelphia, and the great railroad
king, Thomas A. Scott, of Pennsylva
nia. These two Utter gentlemen are
showing their faith by their works.
They are this moment spending their
i inney in the construction of narrow
gauge roads.
The rit. Louis Republican makes an
admiraMe editorial exposition and ap
proval of the philosophy which the Ap
peal has sought to popularize for some
years past. Hon. Erasttia Wells, the
most practical and sensible of represen
tatives of the Mississippi Valley, ap
proved two years ago the theory here
presented, and now the great central
organ of Western intelligence and pro
gress lend- its potency to the achieve
ment of a purpose which will add incal
culable sums to the country's wealth.
The Republican says:
It is well known that dykes and em
Imnkments were long ago constructed
along many miles of the lower Missis
sippi river, to maintain that division be
tween the land and water so requisite
for i easant aud urontaoie agriculture
The tickle river was thus kept in its
bed, and thousands of rich lands were
lriinnicd from its periodical encroach
ments. Since the war these levees have
not been kept in repair for want or inter
est and means, and much loss to agri
culture has been the con.-eiueneo. Jn
view of the preposition before Congress
contemplating the expenditure of sonie
thirty-live millions of noiiars in con
structing levees from Cairo to the Gulf,
on both sides of the river, some of the
Southern papers declare that the levees
are cumbersome contrivances at best,
and of no practical use. In support of
uiis aiiuuuuceuieiu, tney say mat we
embankments tend only to raise the
bottom of the river, and that the govern
ment might go on building them eter
nally to a constantly rising river until
the highest natural bluffs became low
lands. If experience in levee-building
has so far shown this to be a fact, it does
seem as if some other plan ought to be
adopted to effect the purpose intended.
It would not do to elevate the river upon
a mountain ridge, for the building must
stop some time, and then the im
petuous torrent would have its own
way in the end. It is suggested
that instead of embankments built
with the fruitless purpose of preventing
the natural flow of water, the natural
facilities or its paeaage ought to be. in
fill, it is argued, can be done
system of canals, connecting the
rivers and natural watercourses
with the Oulf.
These would carry off all the surplus
waters, and at the same time form new
arteries of mneroe into the whole in
terior cotton regions of the South.
Floods would be impossible, and the
means of agriculture would be infinitely
increased. The diffusion of water sur
face thai rsiavsl would also be a great
benefit to the quality and quantity of
Cuce, taking one year wild anouier.
facihties of transportation would
also be infinitely augmented, and canal
boats propelled by steam, it is supposed,
would do the great burden of the carry
ing twice as cheap as either railroads or
It is sometimes said it was wrong to
Curry that, after he was elected Sheriff,
t he was deprived of an office justly his
own, by General right. There was
never a greater mistake. The Supreme
Court never inquired Into the legality of
the election. It was not shown, as it
might have been, that the election itself
was a shameless traud, that illegal vo
ters stuffed ballot-boxes, and that a ma
jority of the whole people, aud ninety
nine per cent, of the white people of the
countv, preferred Wright, and that
Curry's majority, if he could boast of
majority, consisted of carpetbaggers.
thieves, and blacks imported from Ar
kansas. He was never Sheriff
Shelby by the voice of the peopl
of Shelby, and the assertion
an insult to common sense even as
kis election by such people and indue
lion into office, by such agencies would
have been a foul wrong to the people o
the county. He came South leading
colored regiment, a correspondent tells
us, and supported Stokes that he and
colored people might forever reign su
preme in Tennessee. Now he changes
his tack, and expect to find white men
stupid enough to support him because
when white men can vote in spite of his
orthrtu to oeroetuate their slavery, he
telbs these imorant white men that he
(Hirry, is running as a "no-party" can
.lirinto That is the burden of his
cnewh at Cuba. What an Insult to the
intelligence of any sane white man
The adherent of Brownlow, the sweet-
scented follower of Stokes, the bower of
the Metropolitan police force, the ex
Colonel of a negro regiment is a no-
nan v candidate. Is there a citizen of
I -v
the county whose home is here that
will vote for such a man with such a
fearful history?
He (iocs for Several of hi
Radical Brethren.
If nv Southern man asks why we
support Greeley, he will find a satisfac
tory answer in the tact that on his re
turn from his southern tour a year ago.
lie made a speech at the Lincoln CIul
Room, in New York, in which (as we
find on referring to the newspaper report
in the next morning's journals) he used
the following just, rough and character
istic words :
'I allude." said he "to what are known
as tne mievmg carjeuaKKer.
i lause.l The thieving carpetbagger-
are a mournful tact ; tney ao exiat mere.
miiI I have seen them. They are fellows
who crawled down South in the track of
our armies generally at a very safe
distance in the rear some of them on
sutlers' wagons; some tearing cotton
permits; some of them looking sharply
to see what might turn up; and they re
main there. They at once ingrated
t ire ru selves with the blacks, simple,
redulous. iimorant men, very glad to
welcome and to follow any whites who
rofeased to be the champions of their
rights. Some of them got elected sena
tors, others Representatives, some Sher
iffs, some Judires, and so on. And there
they stand, right in thepubllceye, Bteal-
ug ana plundering, many oi mem wim
x)th arms around negroes, and their
hands in their rear pockets, seeing if
they can not pick a paltry dollar out of
them; and the public looks at them,
does not regard the honest Northern
men, who calls every carpetbagger a
thief, which Is not the truth by a good
deal. But these fellows many of them
HUM, and with eyes relied up, are
greatly concerned for the education of
the Wacks, ana for the salvation oi meir
mjuIs. Great laughter. 'Let us pray,'
they say; but they upell pray with an e,'
thus '. "I. they obey the Apostolic in-
nntion to pray unrnsntt mbbi
They got Into the Legislatures; they
went to issuing State bonds; they pre
tended to use them in aid of railroads
ud other improvements. But the lm-
irovemeuts were not made, and the
tionds stuck in the issuers' pockets. That
s the pity of lL " V hat the souui-
rn people see of us are these thieves.
who represent the North to their jauud-
tl vision, ana representing it, mey
hsirraee. They are the areatest obstacU
to the triumuh and uermatuitt ascenden
cy of Republican principles at tne suuui
and as such I denounce them." Ap
In our commercial column we publish
to-day the monthly crop report of the
New Orleans Cotton Exchange for June.
Its general tenor is cheering. With an
average season a full average crop is an-
ieipated in Texas, less than an aver
age in Arkansas, a full yield in Tennes
see, Alabama, tlonaa ana ortu ,aro-
ina, an average crop in South Carolina,
and a fair yield in Georgia; and with a
favorable and late fall a very large crop
in Texas, no more than an average in
Arkansas, a large yield in Tennessee,
Alabama and Florida, a full yield in
rth and South Carolina, a full crop in
Georgia, a full average in Mississippi
and an average in Louisiana. This is a
fair deduction from the extensive cor
respondence of the committee, which
they submit to the members of the Ex-
hange without comment. All that the
ommittee claim is that their report
presents a faithful synopsis of their ex
tensive correspondence, and that these
rrespondents have been selected by
the Exchange on account of their as-
umed intelligence and fidelity.
The progressive city of Rome, Georgia,
proposes to B.noxvuie to nave a snort
canal constructed connecting the Ten
nessee with the Alabama river at Rome.
The latter city would be infinitely ag
grandized and twenty er thirty per
cent added to the value of all exported
products of East Tennessee by cheap
ening means of access to the exterior
orld. The Valley of the Mississippi
has precisely the wants, and the same
means of relief are proffered it that
Rome suggests to Knowvllle.
with thf
J. Van Allen, of the New York Day
Brjok, and Brick Pomeroy are the lead
ers of the Baltimore bolters. These two
and the coming man of Kentucky will
convene in Louisville. It is the only
one of the conventions which will not
be honored by the presenoe of George
Francis Train; but then Blanton Dun
can will be there.
JrsTLN MoCabth wrote in the first
chapter of his book, "A Tale of Two
Continents." published In 1851, that
"the year had brought into official
co-operation and fellowship the three
most single-minded, disinterested and
straightforward men then living Rich
ard Cobden, Arthur (Duke of Welling
ton), and Horace Greeley."
Hon. Cjiahlks Sumner has declared
his purpose to support Greeley. The
Liberal Republican Club of this city will
invite the distinguished gentleman to
visit this city. He and Greeley have
been and are as true to the negro race as
the needle to the pole; but the negroes
are only true to Barbour Lewis and to
Tub colored people despise a candi
date Who runs as a ReDubliean. HAcks
their votes, and yet among white peo
ple says he is a no-party candidate.
Curry says he is a no-party candidate in
his little piece at Cuba.
Hon. N. G. Tatlob, of East Tennes
see, declares for Greeley and Brown. He
withheld an expression of opinion until
assured that the Baltimore Convention
would not place a Democratic candidate
in the field.
Editors Appeal Feeling assured
that the press is a medium of justiee and
vindication of right, I would resiectfully
solicit a place in your columns to vindi
cate myself and my own race from se
rious charges made, which appear in the
Memphis Republican, of July 4th, (this
month), which arise from speeches
male, and resolutions offered at a Grand
Ratification meeting held the week pre
ceding in this city. These resolutions
chanted that we, as a colored people, had
not been properly dealt with. These
were offered by Rev. Mr. Phillips, whs
had been in a previous convention, with
another colored man, and were selected
as delegates to the National Convention
at Philadelphia, but when arriving there,
both Mr. Phillips and the other colored
man referred to, were on the records at
the National Convention as alternates
in violation of the selection as made by
our own people here. We will assert
here the gentleman offering these reso
lutions well knew what he was doing
and felt it his duty to offer them to vin
dicate himself before his own people
In speaking of the resolutions and
adoption, I charged that as a party we
had leen sold out, or traded oft' without
our knowledge, by a certain class of
white Republicans. I now allude to the
gubernatorial election of D. W. Seuter.
In that canvass a large number of our
white Republicans went into secret can
cus with Democrats, agreeing with
them. Mr. Senter should remove cer
tain registrars and secure to them the
Legislature, provided they (the Demo
crate) would make no nomination
against Senter, and at this time General
W. J. Smith was one of said Senter's
confidential friends and supporters, and
at that time, two sets of delegates went to
.Nashville, both, however, were instruct
ed to go for Mr. Stokes; but the same
white delegates violated all good faith
of their constituents, and consumatcd
the cheat and swindle I alluded to.
At the time I was nominated for Coun-
tv t Ymimissioner a oortion of this same
class of white Republicans, who not only
opposed my election, but called meetings
or whites ror tne purposeoi my uereai.
or any other colored man who might
offer himself.
The General savs: "Have not the col
ored citizens held office in the Eighth, or
now Ninth, Congressional district under
Republican rule," We answer no, ex
cept perhaps, at the eleventh hour, for
sinister motives in Mr. Kennedy's case.
In the case of Mr. Hayden, that was
elective; and we are prepared to prove
that General Smith was opposed to Hay
den or any other colored man's election.
ftow, we will come to the appoint
ment of Captain Carter's position as As
sistant Assessor. At the time of the
Federal appointments for these oftice
Captain Carter was recommended aa the
choice of the party here, but when all
were at Washington ueneral smitn re
fused to ofter Carter's name, because he
was a colored man, and thus secured
Xewkirk's appointment, and to appease
Mr. Carter ana his friends tendered him
a minor position, which Carter reluctant
ly accepted, and as soon as an opportu
nity offered resigned and left the State.
It is true that Giles Smith was ap
pointed by General Smith's influence as
route agent, and was arrested at the in
stigation of a prostitute, influenced by
r ederal officers for this purpose, and
when Smith was brought beforea United
States Commissioner the postmaster
produced before him as good a record as
other route agents, still Giles Smith was
bound over and removed, which being
accomplished, the prosecution ceases,
the sequel Is answered. Also, we will '
add, Moses Hopkins received an ap
pointment from same source and mnu-
.nces, but where was tie assigned to
hit v; At a distance and in another State.
where he (General Smith) knew he
could not serve only at the risk of his life.
W. T. Kennedy is also appointed to a
small office, and at an hour, on the eve
of an election when also it is about to be
legislated out of existence. Our people
understand this.
General Smith says Colonel Eaton bad
a colored man for clerk in his office.
This is untrue. He did employ a colored
man for a short time to clean out his of
fice, etc., and possibly to black boots; if
he done any duty as clerk it was at wa
ges of the boot-black.
Now we will take up the case of Mr.
Ileloach. Until this admission General
Smith has alwaysjdeclared that Josiah
Deloach was appointed postmaster over
his protest, and Mr. Delooch has said
to me he had under advisement the ap
pointment of colored men as letter ear
ners, but General Smith and others had
advised him not to do it, while at the
same time General Smith was telling
our people Mr. Deloach could not stay
in the office unless he would appoint
Geueral Smith claims that he was at
one time elected by white men to the
Legislature, and "was working manfully
for the enfranchisement of the colored
race." This was the time when he was
elected by his own regiment and sat in
the Legislature while holding a com
mission in the army. As to what he
done, the records show he voted to bind
out colored babes until twenty-one vears
of age a second edition of slavery. This,
sir, is your work while claiming to rep
resent the white constituents, and this
before you ever saw Barbour Lewis. It
would have Seen better, then, had you
known him.
Now, General, what dia you do when
we elected you"? Our street railroad
speaks to some extent fare raised from
five to ten cents, by your receiving as a
bribe stock to the amount of five thou
sand dollars; the same applied to the
Mississippi and Tennessee Railroad
Company, ten thousand dollars; also
the plank road and bridges, kept up at
the expense of the citizens, but the toll
going into your pockets, with four or
five others. It is not strange that, with
such a financial history, almost any
man could drop the paint-brush and
flourish in style in fine barouches, etc
Genera Smith is verv anxious to
know how some people earn a living.
This is intended for me. I would state,
when I came to Memphis J had more
money (which I came honestly by) than
he had ; also, If not by my own lnllu
ence and Immediate friends, he would
1 as poor as a good many honest men
I am too well known by all the citizen;
of Memphis to receive any criticizing at
his hands, for I have not yet received a
public castigatlou In a courthouse for
stealing hogs.
Again, the tieseral charges that 1 did
not support him two years ago, because
he did not give me two thousand dol
lars, in a steamboat scheme. I never
asked him for a cent. I well knew that
anything that would benefit the colored
pwple he would not aid it. Mr. Ken
nedy asked the General. Mr. Ken
nedy supported him ; I would not
Four years ago, the General claims,
he was elected by honest men, I cer
tainly must then be one, for I supported
him with all my time, without pay or
price, against the wishes of most of his
now white friends, for which ho has not
even said, thank you. or recommended
any person I desired for position. What
did you do for us in Congress? We hard
ly heard or you, and when we did, it
was voting money to some railroad
scheme, and violated all your pledges,
many of which we have enumerated.
It is true, I was selected as a delegate-
to New Orleans in behalf of our own
people, and received eighty dollars, and
started twice, and had to come back
on account of no trains running. I ten
dered the money back to those who gave
it to me ana tney reruseu to take It
then. Now, I will ask the General, did
you contribute anytliing? No, sir, not
one cent, for it is well known you give
nothing to promote the welfare andin-
terest of our people. You did contribute
twenty-five cento to defray the expense
of parties visiting the Governor in be
half of Dan Smith, but it came so mis
erably like that you tore It so badly it
would not pass.
Your dictation to our people who we
should select for office is a matter that
belongs to ourselves, and we remember,
not two years ago, in the Twelfth dis
trict, a speech was made by you advis
ing colored men not to run tor office
the time had not arrived. When inter
rogated by a colored man when that
time would come, you cited to the
graduates of Washington; then will be
the time when educated like them.
I would like to know when and
where, General, you received your edu
cation, for li of these advantages
you never possessed, for if you had.
you mignt nevernave aouueu meui, wu
to-day the Republican party would not
be disgraced with such a sheet, pub
lished, not in the interests of our party,
but in the interests of the government
ring here, who, through it, are using it
as a party lash to compel me and my
people, as tools and hirelings, to serve
your ambitious ends and purposes. It
is unpleasant for me to be placed in s
position as to notice such an Infernos
artiste, and coming from such a publi
cation, whose editor nov. claims he is
seeking aio office, while bis dirty publication-
are written, we know, tr secure
further retainance in office, if Grant
should be elected again, and to reply
through rte columns would be no com
pliment to me, or to my people. I (rust
the day is not far dULait wlu .i I will be
able to vindicate myself be. ore my peo
ple, and vou may be present and receive
from me such an exposition as you de
serve. Respectfully,
in ' IMTA1U) BHAW,
Those Bonds Again What the People
Will and Will not Par.
Memphis, July 11,172.
Editors Appeal In a communica
tion in your paper of to-day, dated at
Lake Village, Arkansas, July 6th, a
eorresponaent! "- x- K " referring to
the bonds stolen by the Mason negroes,
uses language that may be misconstrued
to the detriment of the Mississippi, Oua
chita and Red River railroad, and the
Little Rock, Pine Bluff and New Orleans
railroad. One hundred thousand dollars
in bonds were voted, and by this county
issued, to each of these companies, ten
thousand dollars of which, however, was
wrongfully obtained by James W. Mason
(negro), County and Probate Judge. It
is the interest on this last amount that
the people of Chicot refuse to pay, and
never will pay except by force of law ;
but they will pay promptly at maturity
tee interest on me nunoreu ami ninety
thousand dollars remaining. Yours.
The Crops, tne Narrow-Gauge Railroad,
and the Convass Speakers and
For Floater.
'IS.rK are snthorlMxl to Announce Dr. GEO
W A. MATHEs. of Sjomervllle. a u candi
date for Floater to represent the counUen ot
Fayette and Hhelby In th lower house of the
next Ueneral Amembiy, aubject to the prl
miLrr elections u be held In shelbv on the iith
Inntant, and the subsequent Democratic Flo-
teriai tonvenuon. jyo
For Representative.
AT t- solicitation of many friends, I an
nounce myself as a candidate to repre
sent the oeoDleof Khelbv county In the lower
house of the next Heaslon of the Legislature of
Tennessee; subject u tne aecision oi the
DcuiacraUc party at the primary election on
men nisi. jutu r,. hami;
nm are authorized to announce Colonel
VY JOisEFH HAJKI1I KKE'S) name as that of
a candidate for the Legislature. Jylu
JOHN OVERTON, Jb.. Is a candidate to rep
resent sue, i, v county In the lower bouse
of the Legislature ; subject to tbe action of
uie primary meetings oi juiya'in. jyiu
TAMER M. HARRIS Is a candidate to reDre-
(I sent Shelby county in tbe lower house of
Ibe Legislature; subject to tne action or tbe
primary meetings 01 j uiy julu. jys
8. JAY is a candidate for the lower
branch of tbe General Assembly of
lennessee; suDject 10 lue resuu oi tne pri
in of the Juth Inst. JyS
mary election
IN compliance with the wishes of my
friends, I announce myself a canaldate
for a seat In the lower boose of tbe next Gen
eral Assembly. I respectfuUy soUcit tbe suf
frage of the Democratic voters of Hhelbv
county at the primary election on the 20th of
J uiy, toiz, assuring mem uui, wneiuer v.-
inated or not, I will work to tbe best of my
ability for the success of the entire ticket.
Jy7 A. B. HAYNE8.
DrRiimviLtE, Tenn., July 10.
Editors Appeal In this section.
and especially in the immediate vicinity
of this place, the
give promise of an abundant yield. The
cotton has been cuitivaieu wim, careanu
consequently looks clean, and large, and
vigorous, while the corn is also fine, not
being parched by the sun's burning
rays, and not wearing a pale,
sickly appearance which charac
terize lack of laber or want of care, but
looksstrong and healthful. The farmers
are in excellent spirits, and by having
another refreshing rain in a few days the
yield will be uneiampled.
With eager anxiety no the people ot
this village look forward to the comple
tion of the Denmark, Brownsville and
narrow-gauge road,
which is in rapid progress toward a suc
cessful completion. The people are en
thusiastically aroused, and ere long the
sound of the steam-engine will rever
berate through its surrounding hills and
valleys. As this was the day appointed
fox the candidates for
state senator
to sner.k, early In the morning, ere the
sun had showed his gorgeous face over
the eastern hills, citizens could lie seen
coming in. The candidates soon arrived,
and proceeded to the spot where a neat
speaker's stand had been erected, and in
a few minutes tne "bail was opened" ly
of the Brownsville Stale, who is a can
didate for Senatorial honors from this
district When this distinguished gen
tleman arose on the sneakers stand, his
majestic carriage miu statesman-like
(earing elicited lierfect order and respect
ful attention. He said he felt profoundly
grateful to those before him to-day who
had relinquished for a while the ordi
nary avocations of life, to hear the cur
rent political issues of the hour discuss
ed. He regarded this as a good index of
the interest they felt in those great polit
ical questions upon which hang the des
tinies of the American people. After
discussing, in his usually vigorous and
scholarly way, some grand questions
now agitating our country, including
the merchants' tax, public schools, etc.,
and expressing his disgust and aversion
to those political rings whose machina
tions tend to shake our governmental
fabric, he closed amid the applause of
his audience.
followed in a masterly effort, boldly de
fending his publiti record, which the
preceding speaker had seen fit to assail,
and discussing, with his characteristic
power of expression, the political issues
of the day. He said, also, that he was
standing in the county in which he had
been brought up, and surrounded by
those with whom, in his boyhood, he
had associated, and whom he loved as
the friends of his youth. Applause.
Colonel Porter made an admirable
speech, which was well received.
succeeded Colonel Porter. He an
nounced himself as a candidate for Sen
ator. He spoke about three-quarters of
an hour, ably discussing the poLtics of
the day, and pledging that he would, if
elected, strive ft, serve the people faith
fully and well. He utterly discarded the
idea of holding a convention, preferring
to offer his candidature to the people. He
then spoke of Greeley and Brown,
whom he regarded as the instrumentali
ties to be employed to free us from the
oppressive tyranny of Radical rule, and
to overthrow the corrupt Grant dynasty.
His views were heartily sanctioned by '
the audience, and his" remarks were
eminently sensible.
following .Mr. fcstes was
of Lauderdale, who is also a candidate
for Senator. His introductory remarks
were very humorous, as he indulged in
several anecdotes, but his peroration
was beautiful and sensible. He said a
bright era was about to dawn on our
land, when the deep-toned thunders of
contention would cease, and the rays of
peace and civilization permeate every
quarter of this grand republic. Owing
to the lateness of the hour, and the
weary impatience of the audience, he
said he would not make any further
remarks, but that before the campaign
was over he would discuss all the issues
of the day.
of Ripley, another candidate for the
Lsame honor, being indisposed, sent tn
niis letter of regrets, and did not attend
the meeting.
Then came the last speaker, the far
famed MR. A. a STUCKY,
of George Francis Train's class. He
made a short, volatile speech, abound
ing in wit. He goes alxut in elegant
style. He rides In an old-fashioned ve
hicle, on which is painted a plow, and
over which floats In the merry breezes a
white flag, on which is inscribed, in
large letters,
We hope to be able to furnish you a
synopsis of his speech befon- the cam
paign is over. It is rich, rare, and
racy, ' grand, gloomy and peculiar."
was also present, but made no speech,
"because,'' said he, "the audience are
weary." He announced himself as a
candidate for re-election to Congress.
The people are devoted to him, and he
ougnt to he re-elected. Aloreannn.
EDITORH APPEAL: You will please an
nounce my name as a candidate to repre
sent Shelby county in tbe lower branch of the
next General Assembly of the State of Ten
nessee ; subject to the primary election of the
2Mb Inst. J. VV. ELDRIDGE.
I HEREBY announce myself a ca-d ,iate
for RepreseiitaUve from Shelby ranty,
outside tbe city, subject to the acUon of the
primary meeting on the anh Inst.
Jy7 H. D. GREER.
WE are authorized to announce Simon W.
Green as a candidate for a seat in the
lower branch of the next General Assembly of
the State of Tennessee, from Shelby county,
subject to tbe decision of the Democratic
party ut tbe primary elecUon on tbe Jutb. In
stant, jyi
K. GAMMON is a candidate to represent
Shelby County In the Lower House of
Leirtslnture. sublect to the result of the
primary elections to be held the aitb of July
instant. Jy3
FOr Congressman.
I. SOMERVELL, of Tipton is a candi
date for Congress In this Disuaot : unb-
jeci to the action of tbe DemocTanPIti
'IHJ the voters of the Ninth Con BTesslon.il
1 District: 1 announce myself a candidate
fir Congress In the Ninth Congressional Dis
trict : suDject to tne action oi the nemoeratir
convention. J. J. DC BOSK.
lirE are authorized
f LACE i , Esq., as
to announce A. T,
i. -. . . .
, n.-, .Mjuiun.c- IUI
i:ress; subject to the action of Democratic
i ongr-ional convention. Jy7
rl'0 the Voters of the Ninth Congressional
JL DistricU-81nce the action of the Demo
cratic Executive Coromltteeof8helby County,
designating, as a mode of nominating a candl-
aaie ior congress, a primary election, to De
held on the 20th July. I have received soinauv
renewed expressions of the pubUc desire that
i snouiu announce myseii a candidate, that 1
?an no longer refuse. I announce myself,
therefore, as a candidate for Congress, subject
to tbe decision of the District Convention.
Having been appoiuusj a delegate to the Bal
timore Coayention, I feel it my duty to attend,
and therefore it will not be tn my power to be
here between this and tbe election on the 20th.
My interests, therefore, must be confided en
tirely to the hands of those friends who desire
my nominaUon. D. K. McRAE.
1XJ the Voters of the Ninth Congressional
District of Tennessee I announce myself
a candidate for Congress, at tbe election in
November next, snbject to a convention of
the Democratic party. I solicit your suffrage
at the primary elections, and the support of
your delegates in convention. ResMotfully,
I HEREBY announce myself a candidate for
Congress in tbe NlnUi Congressional Dis
trict, suojeot io me action oi tne proposeu
OBXRT f. LOONEY is a candidate for
Congress, subject to the decision of the
inocratic Convention. ap28
For Slate Senator.
WE are authorized to announce Judge
CALVIN JON EH, of Fayette, a candi
date to represent Shelby, Fayette and Tipton
counties in tbe State Senate; subject to the
action of the District convention. JylO
At the State Fair Grounds at
Tickets, $8.
THE Board of Managers of the State Fair
take pleasure in commending this Liberal
arrangement to citizens generally throughout
the state.
538 Awards will be made as
follows :
1 First Grand Cash Premium 15,0
1 Second Grand Cash Premium lu.'jui
1 Cash Premium . 5,1
1 Cash Premium .. 2,000
I Cash Premium 1,000
1 Cash Premium 500
1 Cash Premium r 0
1 Cash Premium a)o
10 Cash Premiums, Slot) each, is 1,000
20 Cash Premiums, 150 each, la - 1,000
50 Cash Premiums. a eacb. is IMUt
ISO Cash Premiums, $10 each, is 100
om i iciuiuiui, ou rstn, im ifw
i Premiums, amounting to - WOAtti
This enterprise belna lecal. the awards are
sure to be made, and will be done openly , bon
orebly and publicly, at tbe Fair Grounds, on
me 4in October next.
The solid business men of NaabTllte are en
couraging this enterprise.
Tbe proceeds will oe used in improving the
Fair Grounds, and to develop tbe airrlcullurul
and mechanical Interests of tbe state.
Board of Managers,
For farther information, apply to
General Ticket Agent, 41 Cedar street,
Nashville, Tennee.
00X3 liOCJXE,
News Dealer, 236, Main street.
Corner Madison and Front streets.
josEru itrA.ssjVA:N-
leave to announce to his friends and the
public generally, that be has removed to tbe
tore, So, 17 Jefferson alrect, directly oppo
site bis former stand, being tbe name recently
occupied a the Memphis and Little Rock
Railroad tickst office, where ha will be
pleased to meet bis old customers and all who
may favor bim with their patronage. A full
line of beat Custom-made worZ constantly
on hand, and for sale at r onablo ratss.
M. J
Hon. JEFFERSON DAYIS, President.
WICKS, 1st Vice-President. J J. T. PETTIT, Ud Yiee-President.
S board, ao per
THE undersigned is pleased to Inform his
JL friends and tbe public tbat bis house will
be reopened on the 15th day of June for ths
season. Tbe general expressed satisfaction of
my numerous visitors last year lead me to
nope that I shall be patronized strain by them.
Therefore no expenses have been saved to
make the sojourn at my house as agreeable as
possible. Families and travelers who wish to
favor me with their visit are requested to send
orders for rooms as soon as possible to tbe
" Arlington House," Fourteenth street, near
Fifth avenue, New York.
apl L. RTINE, Proprietor
Morgan County, North Alabama.
ledlae. White and Black Salpbar. Ctoel
ybeate and freestone Waters
In great abnndauee.
THIS celebrated watering place, located In
tbe Switzerland of tbe booth, and which
has been visited by crowds of Invalids during
tbe last fifty years, but has been closed for tbe
last few years, Is now keopekeo to all sucb as
desire to Improve their health. We have In
our possession many tesLm-jnlais bearing evi
dence to the cures that have been effected In
Kheumalism, Neuralgia. Asthma and many
other aliments, which can be seen In our cir
culars, tbat will be freely circulated, and for
warded to any one making their wishes
known. We will try to render our gnosis as
comfortable as possible, and oar table shall be
supplied with the best tbe country affords, In
abundance and good style. The scenery is ro
mantic, and the location bealthy.
We will take pleasure In answering all let
ers of inquiry regarding the Springs.
Addrem, via Decatur,
merly Red Sweet), Alleghany county,
Virginia. These Springs, so long and favora
bly known for their valuable TONIC and AL
TERATIVE POWERS, both as a Reverau-e
i . v t. l. , , . T
ttuu i-.' ... i. new lv aou complete,
refitted with convenient and comfortable ac
commodations for 400 persons. Route, via
Chesapeake and Ohio railroad to Alleghany
station, where elegant carriages belonging to
! :; pciugn witi ue m reaajness ior tne visi
Ch AERKS 13 per dav and t per month.
Jul J. T. WILSON, Superintendent.
WM. I. BROWNE, Secy.
1 J.H. EDM01NDS0N, Gen'l Agent.
ELLETT & PHELAN, Attorneys.
ASSETS, OVER $1,000,000,
1AM a candidate for the State Senate In the
next General Assembly, subject to the re
sult of tbe primary elections, July 20. ltc:.
I HEREBY announce myself a candidate
to represent Shelby county In the Senate
of tbe .next Legislature, subject to tbe nomi
nating election, Saliirday, July $ t
Jely 3. 1S72. "i J. M
2iJth. ttTJ.
'VXJ the people of Shelby, Fayette and Tipton:
X Responsive to the action of the recent
County Convention of Tipton County, and the
request of my friends in Shelby and Fayette, I
announce myself a candidate for Senator for
Cls district "in the next General Assembly,
subject to the action of the Senatorial Con
vention. PEYTON J. SMITH
For Jsdrs of the Snprenae Court.
sponse to the call of many leading citizens
of tbe State, I hereby announce myself as a
candidate, for Jjidge of the Supreme Court,
made vacant by the resignation of Hon. T. A.
R. Nelson. ElecUon Unit Thursday in August
MorrUtown, Tennessee. mhiil
1 sponse to tbe expression of a popular de
sire, sufficiently general and influential to
control my action in the matter, I hereby an
nounce myself a candidate for the office of
ludge of the Supreme Court, made vacant by
the resignation of Hon. T. A. R. Nelson. Elec
tion first Thursday in August next.
Chattanooga, March 11, 1872. mhlS
(olleclor on Privileges.
J HARVEY MATHES is the Democratic
. nominee State and County Tax-Collector
on Privileges. m Je23
For County TaT.CoHector.
UT nominee
the Democratic
for lax -Collector for shelby
a COPARTNERSHIP Is formed between J.
J. S. Hatcher and Thomas H. Cocke, under
the Arm name of J. S. Hatcher A a. o., for tbe
purpose ot transacting a Book and Stationery-Business;
said copartnership to takeeffect
June 1,1872, J S. HATCHER.
Lateof Cleaves, Smlthwlok 4 Hatcher.
THOS. H. COCKE, Memphis.
No. 315 MAIN ST.
WILL BE 0PE AI GI ST 1, 1872.
Virginia Mountain Retreat.
rriHIs delightful summer retreat will be
X opened for the reception of visitors on
i . r 1ST, ISTi
It is situated in the verv heart of the AL
LEGHANY MOUNTAINS, only ene and a-
nalf miles froTr the Atlanllc. MlssisslDm and
Ohio Railroad, and Is aecexsi hie by means of a
hnnjr rail... from 1 TllVWri
POT, a ride of ten mlr utes.
It Is within ONE HOlTfS drive of severai
other watering-places and Bmall towns. lie
several Bprlngs (Sulphur, Chalybeate and
Limestone stand unrivaled for medicinal
An experienced Caterer and first-class Cooks
have been tieeured, and many Improvements
in Hue since iasi season.
a Telegraph, Express and Postofflce, Barber
shop, Hath-hoose, Billiard -saloon, Bowilng
alleys, beautiful Croquet Grounds, and a
Splendid Kram mad Stria
are added to the natural attractions and cen
venieces of tbe clace,
Excursion tickets from Memphis to Mont
gomery White, via Memphis and Charleston
Railroad from June 1st, 40 75.
Terms only Sto per month.
For further particulars, address
myl5eod THOMAS WILSON, Prop'r.
WE are now offering our large assortment
of real and imitation LACES and EM
reduced prices. Also, HATS, BONNETS,
BUSSELS and TIES all of latest style.
"Must be closed out by the latter part ol
Persons In want of bargains will do well to
call at
Jel8 No. 315 Main streeL
Chancellor of Second Chancery Conrt.
SAM t EL p. walkkk is tne oemocraiie
nominee for the office of Judge of the
Second Chancery Conrt. Jn33
For County Trustee.
1ITILT.IAM P. PAY Is n candidate for Coun
T ty Trustee. Having filled the office of
Trustee for many years, I would announce to
my old friends that I am again a candidate for
ine fame position, my previous naeuty in
oillce will ne my guarantee in future. jyi
A WOODWARD is the Democratic noml
A., nee for the office of County Trustee at
tne ensuiGK Augusi election. juja
ITThTtEBY announce myself as an indepen
dent candidate for County Trustee of
Hbelby County. Election August, isrs.
June g, 172. Je77
For Sheriff.
A P. CURRY announces himself as an In
XX. deptndent candidate for re-election to
the office of sheriff of Shelby county. Elec-
Uon August, 18TZ. apU
THE copartnership heretofore existing be
tween us, under the name of Graham A
elliord, Is this daydL-solved by mutual con
Memphis, July 1, 1072.
The undersigned have this day formed a co
partnership under the name and style of
Stratum ,v Wellford, ror the purpose or con
ducting a cotton and general commissloc
liiisine. All accounts duo Utah am s Well
lord have been turned over to us. and we will
carry out any promises made by them to their
cusUimeraVFor the present our office will be
at No. Sbi Front street.
July 1, 1872.
T. H. E.
A report, originating in the Cincinnati
Enquirer, to the eiieot that JUehard
Smith of the Gazette was engaged in a
movement to secure the withdrawal of
Grant in order to bring out a candidate
that would defeat Greeley, having ob
tained a wide circulation, Mr. Hmith
authorizes its contradiction. There is not,
he says, the shadow of a foundation for
the report. He advocated the nomination
of Grant before the assembling of tliePhil
adelphia Convention, aud believes him
to be the strongest man that could have
been chosen. He furthermore says, that
be regards Greeley as about the weakest
candidate that could have been selected
by the opposition, and be believes that
he will be defeated.
Donn Piatt says there are two seasons
in which our administration seeks re
pose from its gigantic labors one is
that which prewdes the holidays, and
the other tnat wnieh follows. in view
of this peculiar arrangement on the part
of our honest, 'over-worked officials, it is
now proposed to irive Grant ami lus re
lations an extended leave of alisence,
without pay, beginning on the fourth of
Jiarcn, iB7a, ana terminating witn me
death of the parties aforesaid. This will,
no doubt, be entirely satisfactory par
ticularly to the tax-payers.
In retiring from tbe firm of Graham A Well
ford, I take pleasure in recommending their
successors to my friends and tbe customers of
the old firm. Until further notice, 1 will be
found at tho office of Stratum A w ellford.
TIHE partnership heretofore existing be
tween the uuderMimed. under the firm
mime of Allison Brothers, is this day dissolved
by mutual consent, uiiner parly Deing aumo
rlzed to sign the firm name in liquidation.
We have assoetated with us In business Mr.
Joseph W. Allison, and shall hereafter conduct
an exclusively wholesale hardware huslness.
tnder same firm name as before. Thanking
our friends for their very liberal patronage
to the old firm, we solicit Its continuation to
I tie new. noAir-itx a. AA.A.u-r.
Memphis, Tennessee, July 1, 179. JyS
In what has General Grant's piety
chiefly consisted? In his strenuous
efforts to mak his " calling and election
President Grant returned to Ixng
Branch Thursday mortiiDg.
JCAn CASH will buy one-third Interest In
!?JUU this Invention, which will be forced
Into universal use by legislation, aa well as by
commercial necessity, dispensing with ties
and bagging, and fireproof.
Apply to Colonel L. J. DuPre, Appeal office,
Union street, Memphis, Tennessee.
June 19th, W7i Julll
Notice to Contractors.
Memphis and Little Rock Railroad,
Ornci or (les L srpERixTESDEitT,
Memphis, Tonn.. July 6, 1S7Z
BIDS will be received at this office until
July 15th for ballasting this road with
sand and gravel from Hopefleld to St. Francis
river exclusive of trestles), a distance of
about twenty -Ave miles: material to be taken
from the sund-bar opposite Memphis and from
Crow creek, west of St. Francis river.
Further Information will be furnished on
application at this office.
jw a. t. A-ivr-rt-Jsuivr., Aien l cup t.
WE. WARD'S SEMINARY has closed lis
. seventh year. 291 pupils. The maxi
mum mark for a year being lOOU, the last Senior
Class, 48 members averaged SR. The largest
and most successful School in tbe South. Fall
Session opens September 5. For catalogue, ad
dress W. E. WARD, Nashville, Tenn. Je-BdAw
No. 259 Poplar Street
HOTEL accommodations enlarged and Im
proved. Now open for visitors.
Tekxs Board, $lu per week to July 1st.
- 16 per week for July and Aug,
44 0U per month u . m
Children and servants, half-price.
With the ability and determination U make
Crab Orchard Springs second to no summer re
sort in America, we solicit, especially, tbe pa
tronage or oumf rners wim ineir lamiites.
location eux hours run irom ixuisviiie on
the KnoxvlUe Branch of L. and N. R R.
Correspondence Is invited with those en
gaged In educational pursuits, with a view of
establishing a Female Seminary at these
Aenerai inos. ii. tayior is in cnarge ot tne
tnce. and will exert himself to assure the
comfort and welfare of our guests.
SHELBY A THOREL, Proprietors,
JuH Shelby City, Boyle county , Ky.
Greenbrier Count), West Virginia,
JP and fashionable patronage, are now open.
Tney are 'J0O0 feet above tide-water, affording
entire relief from prostrating summer heat.
Capacity for 3UU0 persons.
Remnants of Piques and Marseilles,
Remnants of Calico and Domestic.
Remnants of White Goods,
Remnants of Cassimeres,
Remnants of Dress Goods,
Remnants of Irish Linen
To close our ENTIRE RETAIL STOCK we have made ANOTHER
261 aud 263 Main Street, eorner of Court.
Unprecedented Bargains
McMixmville, Tenn.
THIS large and commodlons Hotel, contain
ing fifty two rooms, bas Jnst been com
pleted, and Is now being newly and elegantly
furnished. It will be ready for the reception
of visitors by the 20th of Jane.
Being located In the " Mountain District "
of Tennessee (by many called the " Swltzer-
. aud or America ), Its udvantHges eannot tall
to attract tbe attention of those who are seek
ing comfort, pleasure or health. The sur
rounding scenery la beautiful, the air pure
and bracing; tbe fare will be excellent, and
sulphur water of the finest medicinal charac
ter will be supplied fresh every morning.
io tnose naving ramines, it mav not oe im
THK next session of this Institution will
begin on
Monday, September 9th.
The same system of thorough Instruction
will be pursned as heretofore.
A Catalogue, giving full Information In re
gard to the course oi Instruction, the system
of written examinations, tbe plan of award
ing distinctions, gold medals and prizes, can
be obtained at any of tne bookstores, or by
applying to the Principal.
A few boarders can be accommodated on
reiirtonable terms.
Jy7 daw
Z Miles from Memphis, near Memphis
and Charleston Railroad.
W.M. CARl'THERS. A.M Psincu-ai.
THOS. C. MILLER ...Associate
The eleventh session of this school will be
gin on the First Monday is Ssi'Tkhhek, and
continue twenty weeks.
The Principal Is a graduate of Uampden
Sidney College and of tbe University of Vir
ginia. He has had ten years' experience in
teaching, four of which be was a professor In
the first-named Institution.
For circulars apply to H, Wade A Co., Mr.W.
B. (Jalbreath, or Messrs. Taylor, Radford Co.
iroper to state tbat MeMmnvlile contains
nhl uhnnl. an aKhmK,. .. A , ....... V. ., -
(."'. .I'll I.UU1.UL.1, AUU ... , Hutl
of Musle, Drawing and Painting resides In tbe
Being easy of access by railway to all parts
of the country; having datlx communication
with all the world by mall and telegrapb.and
being kept equal to any hotel In the state,
private families or transient guesfe will al
ways And the " New Warren House" a most
pleasant, healthful and attractive rammer
Terms per month ..ISS
Terms per week , 12 Su
Terms per Jay... 2 SO
B. H. MASON, Proprietor.
W Saddle Horses. Buggies, Transfer-wagons,
Carriages and Hacks on the most reason
able terms. Also, a dally stage line from Mc
Mlnnvllle to Beersbeba for tho accommoda
tion of travelers, which will run lnconnec-f
tion with the railroad. Careful end trusty ,
drivers furnished witn ail Tenicies, wueu
To Ladies who Intend visiting the springs or the sea-side during the summer months,
whether for health, pleasure or relaxation, we commend the following list, confident that they
can effect a saving of at least fifty per cent, by purchasing of us, rather than paying the ex
horbltant prices exacted for goods at those places.
Ladies' Linen Seaside Suits,
Ladies' Linen Walking Suits,
Ladies' Bishop and Victoria Lawn Suits,
Ladies' Pique Suits,
Ladies' Linen Traveliiis: Dusters,
Misses' and Children's Suits,
A Complete lane, suitable for all ages.
OOMKTHINU entirely new and simple
O Call at U. O. a roig A Co. 'sand examine
before purchasing any other. One will lie
run at the Memphis Ginnery this week in
quire how It performs. Mr. J. E. Du Bols,
from Mobile, Als'xima, will be with us for ten
days, and takes pleasure tn explaining the
merits of the " im Bols Uln." This is the
forty-ninth year it this Qln's history, and has
been improved ;md patented, from time to
time, until It now has no equal, and now
speaks for itself.
DU BOLS CO., Mobile, Ala.
K. G. CRAIG A CO.. Agents.
Jylldiw Memphis, Tennessee.
Which we are now offering at extraordinarily low prices
The FALL TSRM will commence on
Mendaj, the 2d day of September, 1872.
For Circulars, etc., address
Y premises, corner of Main and Bottle
streets, rouin Jiempnu. irontmg w reet
on Main, 177 feet on Beale and 1 1 , feel on Mul
berryjitreet, with all Improvements, tene
ments and fixtures thereon, I offer for lease for
the term of five years, with privilege of renewal.
Call upon mi agent. Ma or H. L. Guion. for
all needful details.
June 21st, IsTi. 8. McMANUS.
Lauds Forfeited for Taxes Siace
C3r i nxr.
This Gin, of light dralt, makes a good sam
ple, and will nick more lint from the same
amount of ed cotton, and In less time than
any other gin. It does not break the roll nor
choke, Is simple In lot construction and not
liable to get out of order.
It is a good rule to try all things and hold
fast to what bas been approved, and answers
the purpose for whlrh it Is made. This Is
claimed for Pratt's Gin, and admitted by
practical planters who have used it.
Steam Engine and Machinery
made bv Talbott A Sons. Rlrhmnml. Vlnrini.
for sale. These engines, lth the latest Im
provements and of superior workmanship,
have taken the premium over all others at
falls where thev have been exhibited
Orders for gins, engines, machinery and
bands promptly filled. Gins repiC'wA P?T
skiUfuIginrishl. Addrewi M.mi,!.. -?bf
- 1 -ii, lean.
J nlow Agent for PanJl Pratt. Talbott A Sons
Lace Sacques,
Lace Capes,
Lace Polntfj,
Lace Bar.'bes,
Lace I.aia.cil5.ercl3-lers,
Ladies', Misses' and Children's Hosiery Cheaper than
'.ver before.
Will be found superior to any in the market
Unrivaled for light draft, fast ginning, clean
ing of seed and sample. Price 9t per saw.
AM this day Jn receipt ot the list of land
forfeited to tbe state for taxes since tha -s. m
year 1865, Inclusive, and 1 am prepared to re- J "
ceive ail oacjt taxes ana costs atle iioon lands ( -r, . - , . , .
soldinShelbv countv since that riit in-i ',r"u""WlM
.i ve. a nose cihiaiaaiak lauus iorreiteAi since
that date may redeem them on liberal terms.
as per act of the reoent Legislature. .Those
who do not redeem within forty days from
date, will have bills filed against them, as tbe
law provides
June S, 1872.
Kev. Una. 8. C.
Office No. IS Circuit Conrt Building, corner
Union and Second streets. J u4
press In use. Price SCO. complete :
Without DOX, RV.
Gn aid Paaas GcAiiirtirt),
Parasols and Fans
jctnt :f jtstdles s s
We would ask for special attention to oar
Ladies' Underwear Departm't
Tfhich will b o fonnd replete with all the most elegant and noTel
desig, is in Re bes, Chemises, Dressing Sacqnes, Skirts and Drawers,
of ,'roth foreign and domestic manufacture.
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... .Knve soods at a vast reduction on former prices, we can eonfl-
dehtU' ,K ,ouranTamong the greatest bargains of th. on-
242 and 2 44 Main St., corner of Jefferson.

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