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THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL TUESDAY. JANUARY 21. 1873.
MEMPHIS APPEAL li LSDAY BOKMM.. J V. 21. 1878. DEATH OF ED. A. RtU HEK. Memphis is rich m lawyers of marked aliiity and higli culture. It i not too mu li to claim that iu this respect we arcciua! to the mil favored cities of llie country. Yet we have not so many that we can lose them and not feel the vaoancv their 1'- occasions. Since the war closed an evc.it which restored and gave to us many f our best we have been called 'i! to mourn the death of not a few, men who left their impress upon their tunes and weii regarded as citizens in the front rank, who might be depended uku in any emergency ,a thinkers.care ful advisers and wrkers. Yerger wa one of these, and, perhaps, the greatest. Yesterday Bee iier followed him into the shadowy-laud, whither we must all j:" and render an account of our stew ardship. Sick only a few days, scarce ly long enough b he mis.el from the etiurt and office in and out of which he went every day. intent on the pursuit of a profession iu which he took high rank from the date of his eut -anee upon it. t uly nine day- tra vail, and the strong man lies dead. HL triends had lieguu to make inquiries ai-Hii him, "onderini; at his abtteuv, " u the news came that he would evermore be absent from them until they go to him. He was cut off iu the prime oi uie, just as he was entering h - fortieth year, and was hegin n. ug to realize the fruits of his lalwre. H was tmrn on the twentieth of Sep- teiuber, lSo3, in Western New York, shortly after which his father removed ;he Western Keserve of Ohio, to the town of Oberliu, at the famous college of which lie was educated, and where he graduated with highest honors. In Is.Vi he removed to Memphis and beanie a student iu the law offio of Chancellor Yerger. whom he ever re warded w ith tic- higii-t resjiect. Called to the bar. he was shortly after taken into partnershii. by the late James ickersham, with whom he enjoyed a w ry lucrative practice, the rapid jrrowtl of which was interrupt el by the breaking out of the civil war in all the campaigning i issitudes of which he shared, first as pnvate in McDonald's battalion of cav alry and later as quartermaster ofGen cial !'r. Smith's brigade, and later still iu charge of railroad transportation lor the army of the Tennessee, commanded by General Joseph B. Johnston. The close of hos tilities found him thus engaged, enjoying the confidence of his superiors, aid the esteem and respect ef those un ! r him. He returned to Memphis im mediately uiion giving his paiole, and -c'c-i at nice, with his former part ner and Captain Belcher, in the practice ui his profession. Upon the death of Mr. W ickersham, he and the latter con tinued the congenial partnership until yc-i r.iay, when Death broke it up for ever. Major Beecher's lose to his wife and three children cannot here be esti mated. Iu time his associates will speak his praises and sound hi- merits. Be fore that hour, and while his remains an- yet i fibre us, we lay this our hum '! tribute upon his casket. fully sustained in his first declaration that Oakes Ames did receive three hun dred and forty-three shares of Credit Mobilier stock for distribution among Congressmen where it would "do most good.'' Now that the virtuous Con gressmen repudiate the transaction, he asks Oakes to return what does not be long to him. What does this mean? The Wash ington correspondent of the St. Ixrnis Itepubtiean says: "The House Judici ary Committee speut the entire session of .Saturday iu consideration of the bill and reort of General Butler, with refer ence to the manner in which the dam ages arising out of the Alabama claims shall lie adjudicated among the claim ants. The bill was printed in the most soviet manner, and until to-day not even the committee knew its import. A copy was furnished by General Butler to-day to each member of the commit tee, with the strictest injunction of secrecy. 1 lie report which the Oeueral MM prepared was read, but all the mem bers refuse to say what it contains; that it will le printed in the same confiden tial planner, and the consideration of the committee will lie continued on to la Tuesday." LOUISIANA. rroo'edings in liic Itayonet Leg islature Ex traorri i u ar y and Disgraceful Scenes. An Act to Legitimatize the Com missions (Jraiiled to Officers Iv Pinchbeck. Rushing the Business What is to Come An Unselfish and a Patriotic Appeal. t'n The Nashville Journal o twiwirci, an adiuirablv conducted palter, savs of tur article showing the tailing off in the cotton trade of this city : "If this state of affairs will leach the enterprising and energetic business men of Mem phis that cotton, or commerce alone, will uot give substantial prosperity, and ad them to invest some of their vim ami money in manufactories, the lesson will be a laying one." The Legislature of Mississippi meets at Jackson to-day. The people, from all we can learn from the press of the State, have very little to hope for from its deliberations. We will hope other wise. We hope retrenchment iu ex penses and economy in the administra tion of all departments will be leading results of the session. The people art iverborneby taxation, and need relief Will Mayor Johnson continue to re fuse the coupons inpayment of taxes'.' That is the question of the day. TEARS, IDLE TEARS. The Glamour Taken Off A Humbug. I'rince, an Emperor of Humbugs. ' Fearful Reckoning The- Hi unity that Doll Hedge a King of no Aiail. It w ill be rememiteied by our read- - that according to the original acts of I ingress concerning the Pacific rail- loads, the government was to pay the Interest on the Itonds issued as; subsidy H uci, roads. When the roads got into op. ration, the Secretary of the Treasury refused to pay the bills of the companies fT the transportation of troop- and sup plies, and passed the amount of such bills to the credit of the several railroad companies on their unpaid interest ac count. The railroads at once appealed -,,. jjress. and the ."senate attached to the army appropriation i ill, two years ag , a proviso that the railroads should I paid fifty per cent, of their bills in man, ami this became the law. On I i-sday the House in committee re p' ded this proviso. It may be of in terest to the publi to know how this interest account now stands. The Chi- i :o frftmm furnishes it in this concise . m. and says: On the first of July. ISTl1. the account stood as follows: I Deduc'd llaiiroads. I Int. ..,;.; trnnspr-lBal. due bv I . s. talion. ' tol'.s. Ural PaeiftrS SJMc. a-..- I'aciur .1 " 127.(0 S I, S it A l"ac. 11 Ifl s,17u. t.l;l HJH; jug; ; ..:'-.', jLi.wil.Mb but tii At that time there had accrued, hd not lteen paid, interest to a lount of $1 , oS.v.14, making a toUd of interest th.-u unpaid of $14,447,254. To tins is now to be added interest for the si months that has intervened, making an aggregate of al tout $16,000,000. The OlMMI of the action of the House, to-day, should it pas into a law, will be Mi have all the earnings of the roads, 1 oivernment business, applied to this interest account. I Milk the head of .-'Heavy Cotton S ipineut," the New Orleans Picayune ! Saturday announces the arrival from White riveY of the steamer tSeminolc -ii one thousand Itales of cotton con - u'u-l to John Phelps &Co.,of that city, i n w hich it remarks and to this we incite the particular attention of Mem phis merchants: "This large consign ment to one bouse, shipped by W. D. V-ri wether, reminds us of the palmy lay of the cotton trade of our city, lieu such lists were not uncommon. U e understand also that Mr. Meriw ether had nineteen hundred bales ready for shipment, and he desired to 'astonish the natives' by sending the entire lot at once, but the boat could not accommo date him, and his lot had to be divided. What is the more remarkable, too, is lhal this cotton comes from a section where New Orleans has almost lost her grip where Memphis merchants have almost routed the best New Orleans houses in the competition for the sta ple." This and similar shipments from other Kiin Is of the adjacent country ac counts for the falling off in our cotton i eipts to which we ad verted a few days . Have we enterprise enough left to profit by this lesson? li s! ,.?,,., the holidays Mr. Wood offered a resolution to inquire into the "corners" of Broaxi and Wall streets, New York city. He did not believethat sim ulative (teople. like Smith. Gould 4 I o., by their own means, and mpecially l.y means of the national banks, should pocket and hide in their clothes millions of our jteculiar currency, to aid certain devices and schemes. His resolution was passed. It went to the Banking and Currency Committee. That com mittee, says the New York Herald1 correspondent, "La not even called up the question. Wall and Broad streets are licensed libertines in money, for this committee, excepting one or two of the resumptiouists, do not believe that it .-an interfere in the business of pen bankers and brokers without authority of law or the IMii of Rights i done and nothing will tie d the 'cornering' .f money lai Nothing e to stop Krom the New York Tribune., Another of the humbugs that have made this century of ours ridiculous has ust gone to wherever humbugsgo. The e.-Emperor of the French perhaps the Kxest Emperor ever known ! lies dead at Chiselhurst; and Jenkins, to whose gushing pen corpses and countesses are alike welcome, has given us the touch ing details of his lying-in-state. The corpse is dressed in the costume of a field marshal the same costume in which lie masqueraded so gloriously for himself and France. The grand cordon of the Le aiou of Honor lies as easily as everon his breast. The hands are "naturally and carelessly disposed their pit-king and stealing done and the mustache has MMM cut off in order that a mask may lie taken of that face which was itself a mask covering leaden dulluess. No more will the nose of this imperial Ki traud go down into the lost mustache, and the chill go up under the nose. As some one has said of him iu an epi gram, "He is dead, and there are no more crimes for him to commit." Why should England weep for himv Eng land, of all countries iu the world, whose name used to be a synonym for love of truth, for love of courage, for love of manly virtue'.' Why should the carriages of her aristocracy crowd i he gates tf Chiselhurst? Why should honest Queen Victoria think it neces sary to semi condolem-es to the be reaved relatives.' Why should the London newspajiers draw so freely on their MMM of crncadile tears .' r-or the I'rince of Wales to go into strict retire ment at Sandriugham or elsewhere for a week, or for several weeks, is a highly .latifying proceeding, no matter for '.t hat reason he does it. Whenever that discreditable young person laKes leave of us we are ready to say with Hamlet, "Your Worship cannot take from us anything that we would more wih.igly part withal!" But surely the lieople who are not obliged to go into jterfunctory retirement, might show a little less ,,f the flunky iu their conduct! Why should it be thought necessary to turn Canterbury Cathedra! into a potter's field? And what a pre-l-.-ti rous notion that of requesting the London theater managers not to play any Freic h tilavs for a week! We te- lieve, however, that it was the Prince of Wales who sent the request, and it was, to our thinking, very dog-iu-the-mangerish. Because be is'minded to be virtuous, shall there le no cakes and ale? Shall ginger uot be hot in the mouth because he is to go into strict re tirement for a week? Aow we should think that, instead of stopping opera boufle. it ought to be played more tii an ever till the founder of the Second Empire and the grand ein ourager of opera bouffe is safely gathered to such ancestors as he had. What better illus tration of the -randi Duchessc could lie found than is the scene we may imagine acting at Chiselhurst as the various per sonages of the ex-imperial family as semble. We were thinking of Moliere, but the characters are of too "low down" 1 ople to have telnpted his fine pen. ( rt'eubach'8 libretto-writers would have touched these prople off. We wonder how they met! Did the Em press greet the Prince Jerome with her taunts upon his well-known cowardice? Did the Princess Mathilde, arriving late, ask whether anything had lieeu seen of k hon-'n, meaning the same unfortunate Prince, and play fully using tliat slang of the gutter hich was the ntodr at the lalais Hov- ale.' JHow did the wretched Kmile Ollivier face the Empress, who always treated him like a lackey? And Pletri. and Benedetli, and Paul Cassagnac: what a niotlev crew! II" e'erybody's tbumlis pricked when something wicked that way came, what thumb-pricking i here must have been ! The poor Bona partist art- so few in number, however, that anybody is weli-ome, and doubtless no questions are asked. "Oten locks,' cries the galvanized corpse of the Em pire, "open io as, whoever knocks: ah this is well enough lor biselhurst and tne French emigrm; but what has Eng land to do with it '.' Whom has she left to honor if she wastes her honors upon such dishonored clay? And what mean ing can bonors have when they are showered alike Ukhi the good and the bad? The man w ho lies dead in Chisle burst was a bad man. He did evil and not good all the days of his life. He was the son of a loose woman by the lord knows which of her many lovers. This he could not help; but what he could help was. the blackening still more his silly mother's name by a life that made of every opportunity for noble ness an opportunity for ignobleuess. He was a perjured ruler; he trod justice un der foot; he neglected his duties to In people; he plunged his country iuto a disgraceful war, and had not the courage to make what little atonement he could for his folly by the sacrifice of his own life; and he died as he had lived, either stupidly unconscious of the crimes he had committed, or li&sely uurepeutant of them, for he died and made no sign. Yet this is the man for whom official England is now in mourning, and to whom the Dean and Chapter of Eng tli- New tirleaas Iicn ime. KXTRAORDINARY LEGISLATION. The Bayonet Iei;islature have just enacted a mo"t iniquitous law we al lude to act No. 11, published in the Jfc yfWi'cathis morning. It is entitled "an act to regulate proceedings in contes tations lietween persons claiming a judi cial office." This act was introduced and passed through both houses of this bastard tsnly and signer! by William 1'itl Kellogg all in one day. There was no debate, no discussion of its extraor dinary features in either the House of Representatives or the Senate. The rules of b 'th houses were suspend ed, and the infamous measure rushed right through. The ols. jeri of the lull is to at once place Judge 1. H. Morgan on the fu preme Bench, and to put iu office cer tain District Judges declared to have ecu elected by the Dnrell Returning Board, without allowing their contes tants an opportunity to defend them selves. To all intents and purposes, Judge Keunard and certain other Judges might as well have lieen legis lated out of office directly. We venture the assertion, that the statute books of no civilized country were ever dis graced by such partisan legislation. Tin- act makes a commission from Mr. Pinchbeck prima fadic proof of the right of the party having it "to imme diately hold and exercise- the duties of the office.'' And if the incumbent of the office, tip whom such commission is presented. !'es not at once vacate his office, he can lie ruled to a trial within twenty-four hours liefore any court of competent jurisdiction. And the rule thus made returnable within twenty four hours must be taken up and tried liefore all other business, whether the defendant iu rule is ready for trial or not. The defendant is expressly denied a trial by jury, and he is uot allowed any time to subpoena witnesses. It matters not how- good a defense he may have, he will uot In- allowed any time to prepare it beyond the twenty-four hours from the first taking of the rule. It' he is beaten in the lower court, he cannot apply for a new trial, because the act provides that the judgment must be signed the same day it is rendered. Either party is allowed an appeal, but the apiieal must be taken within one legal day from the rendition of judg ment, and shall be made returnable to the Supreme Court within two days so that from the time proceedings arc first commenced, not more than four, or at the outside, five days can clause hetore tue case is iu the Supreme Court. When the case reaches the Supreme Court, five days, let us say, from the time the rule was uumenced iu the lower court, it must there be taken up by preference over all ither cases at once, without an hour s ielay, if either party wills it, and the udgment rendered thereon in the Su preme Court shall be final after the lapse iue dav, whether injudicial or not so that it is possible, under this most ex traordinary law, to commence proceed ings iu the lower court, try the case there and have judgment rendered, take an appeal to the Supreme Court, try the case there, get judgment, and have the judgment become final within seven days from the time the eu was first put to paper. This is simply a denial of justice; nothing more, nothing less. It is try ing a case on the application of one party and cuiidiunniug the other party unheard. Ever. man '. any legal ex perience knows that no case can be trieo projierly under the fleeting mo ments of this act. There was no neces sity for any such legislation. The pro ceedings under the act of lStW, known a- the " intrusion iu office act," are ex- nttititfllia lihnllffli tor ..If l'iii ! . r. iuutira is iiir.ntul to ,. -.ill! c v : -r ,-i ... i WIUC under and in conformity with settled rules of law. If this unjust, special, partisan legis lation accords with Mr. Kellogg's ideas of reform and good government, we want no more of them. The object of this act was to place Judge P. H. Morgan on the Supreme bench, and should have lieeu entitled "An act to remove certain judges and pl.-e e P. H. Morgan and certain other named parties in their places." We are opised to all special, partisan legislation. All such legislation as this does an infinite harm to the body poli tic. It weakens and destroys all resjiect for law, when legislation is used to work injustice. No law touching the tonus of judicial procedure should ha passed without thorough deliberation. The forms of pleading should lie harmoniously and systematically arranged. There should be unity of plan and purpose. But how can a State have wise or judicious laws when such special enactments as this are tolerated? If a lawyer wants a divorce from his wife, why should a special law be enacted to meet the re quirements of his particular case? And if a judge is wanted on the bench, why should legislation be framed in violation of all the rights of other jarties, to ac complish that particular end? The object of the act is the more ap parent when it is known that proceed ings were commenced under it iu the case of P. H. Morgan v John H. Keu nard iu the Superior Court by the Attorney-General the day before it was promulgate"!, and the next day after it was flrst introduced in the Legislature. rom t lie New Orleans Times.! tive neither of confidence nor self-reliance. Let the proprieties be observed, and heaven defend the right. What the people want is an honest, authorized legislature. nisOBACEKLL SCENE. One of those disgraceful scenes which characterize the Bayonet Legislature look place yesterday in the House. It consisted in an animated struggle be ! tween about fifty of the members to ! outyell each other, and to excel in hor rible cries. This even went so far as to induce theSpeaker toorderthe Sergeant-at-Anus to stop the honorable !) inem liers. To such an extent, however, was the disturbance carried that no business ild !e proceeded with, and the House adjourned. AN UNSELFISH, PATRIOTIC APPEAL. Fellow-citizens, to whom are iutrust ed the dearest interests of Louisiana to day to whom even the trembling women of our households look with anxious prayers for the manly exercise of unselfish devotion rise, rise, far above and beyond the aspirations and machinations of individuals; sink per sonal predilections; spurn party tyran ny, and strike one grand blow for the right ! The cheers and prayers of a once again happy people are in store for the servants who shall faithfully guide the ship of state through this howliug storm! The curses at despair await those who could wantonly desert her. IfEAL 0L1-FASHT0NED HELL. by Mr. Hazard from the Commissioners, dated at Puerto Plata, announcing the ratification of the Convention by the Dominican Senate. The terms on which the Company receive the lease of the Bay of Samana are, in effect, the same as those (,n which it was offered to the Administration, but in addition the Company is allowed to build railroads, construct canals and telegraphs, and for such improvemens is to receive land grants, which, in a comparatively short time, will embrace nearly the entire do main of the Dominican Government. The company , in effect, may monopo lize the entire business of the island, in cluding its commerce and port duties, and for these privileges it will pay to the Dominican Government one hun dred and fifty thousand dollars in gob! annually. This is the sum which ihe I'nited States Government would have jiaid if the prop. i-.-. treaty had been rat ified. In some respects this company is like the famous British East India Company or the Hudson Bay Company. Indeed, the value of its franchise and the powers conferred upon it are greater than those corporations originally possessed. It is understood that the company has sub let a portion of its franchise for a sum nearly or quite equal to that stipulated to be paid to the Dominican Govern ment, and that the additional income to le derived will be very much greater. DRY GOODS. IMMENSE REDUCTION! SWEEPING REDUCTION! 1840. 1873. HARDWARE. EXTRAORDINARY REDUCTION ! THE Mttru uejpot or thi Hackett Manufaetnri'g Company's MarMolifrt. Enameled and FUln IBOI MANTELS, Haekett Patent Urates, Haekrtt Patent Frank tin Moves, Plain and Kaaiueied Urate. H. HA TITER, No. 342 Second St Jfemnhis. Teaaeasec The Celebrated Hackett Orate IS nam! by Uie assured will LaJ I ferl tneir xixr DRY GOODS! DRY GOODS! MEMPHIS APPEAL GROCERS. Sad Falling off Clmreli fctafaaj Sheet in the Methodist to Heaven on Music. i.terual Jlaiauation Preached. Mot Kuonirh eonra it with a ri'sh. The question of legitimacy does not seem to trouble the Bayonet Legislature iu the least. It rushes on (ialeo-like, altering its acts abroad with a waste ful prodigality which i without parallel in the history of supposititious legisla tion. Some even go so far as to qucstiou the puritv of motive by which most of this legislation i- prompted, and cite the gas bill, the corporation investigation bills, and the Hu for overturning and reorganizing our municipal affairs, a- cases to which suspicion is attached. They also refer to others which eould only have been suggested by the basest if party motives. Occasionally a bill is presented for which some warrant may lie found iu the public needs, but they are sadly few anil far between, as com pared with those of the baser sort. All this would present an exceedingly unpromising appearance were the Isxly claiming to lie the authorized makers of these laws the "-"institutionally elected representatives of our people. But that they are not, is a proposition that does not admit of even the shadow of a doubt. True, there are men in lioth branches who were legally elected, but they constitute a mere insignificant minority as eoinpan-d with that lgus fori-e the representatives of. ignorance and corruption- who assume to be the true law-makers of the land. It is manifest to every disinterested observer at ail familliar with the facts, that the Fusiou Legislature contains three times as many honestly elected Senators and Representatives as the bo gus coiicern at the Mechanic's Institute. This being understood, and a case hav ing lieen presented on which Congress or the higher courts of the country must shortly pronounce judgment, modesty should suggest that if haste were made a little more slowly by the pretenders, their record in the future would be sub ject to fewer erasures and nullifications. It cannot, must not be, that the Kn.ui the New York Sim, l'.Ui. At the weekly meeting of the Meth odist preachers on Monday, Rev. Dr. Mi l win .-aid that his parishoners felt but little interest for prayer meetings. Dr. l'arki r having been called upon to sjieak, said that he was sorry to report tlie state if the ".hurch on the east side of the city aa altogether unsatisfactory. On Sunday morning he preached on "Horror," endeavoring to show the peo ple their ieril. In the evening his sub-iei-t was ''The Siuuer's Death-lied," where he showed his hearers that with out repentance they must lie eternally damiieu. He found greater ditliculty in converting fifty sinners to-day than in converting five hundred twenty-five years ago. He would like to know the cause; they certainly preached with as much fervor, and better sermons. Dr. Tweed, of the John-street Church, said that he finds his field mingled with sunshine and shade. The church owns no parsonage, and the current expenses, some five thousand dollars per annum, must lie paid by the church. He is now engaged in securing an endowment fund of fifty thousand dollars, of which nearly twenty-one thousand dollars has been secured. Last year he had seventy conversions, among them many sailors and officers Of vessels. Dr. True said he had charge of the church four weeks, during the absence of the )iastor, and he was astonished at the large congregetion of men, which was undoubtedly the largest, propor tionally, of any other church iu the city. He prophesied a brilliant future for old John-street Church. Brother Headstrong, of the Mariners' Chapel, said that he has labored with considerable success. Many sailors call on him daily, some with pretty hard feelings, but he prays them down, and the effect is most wonderful. Laugh ter. Brother Daniels, of Newark, could not say much of encouragement. But little or nothing was done in the way of revivals. He thinks a great mistake had been made in locating the churches of Newark, which retards their pro gress. The people are so taxed, the ex penses so large, that many are com plaining. Many of the churches are struggling for life. Another discourag- tng element Methodism has to contend with in Newark is that penitence is not complete. The masses take hold of religion too easily, but they drop it as easily as thev take it up. 1 he pastor ot Jane-street cuurcn spoKe f the I iieful condition olxuacnurcn on tne .-st side, uurmg me past lew week- uity-five have been converted. La-st night 'he was called on by a distil ler, who was desirous of discussing re ligion. He band ere long to have him as a convert. A voice: "We must roll them out like b-'.rrels." A veneiable man said that one of the chief causes why there are not more re vivals to-dav is on account of the music, h lias changed during the past thir ty 'years. We now go to heaven on Meet music in troupes. Then there is not so much discussiou of hell the real old-fashioned hell. At the last meeting I saw here manifestations of orthodoxy on tir . If the Methodist preachers be lieve in the doctrine of hell as they used to believe it, why do we not hear more about it: Why do not our editors write about it? A Voice "They do." I-aughter. Why do not the ministers preach until the jieople tremble? We do nut have in these days those releutiugs; those heart-breakings that we used to have. Our revivals now are compara tively pretty. They are done up in the highest realms of art. We do not want auy more of this fancy work. Those who waut to please God must fight the devil with the sword. Anolher brother said he was sure the editors were writing enough of hell and damatiou, and he thanked God for that. Mi-s Catherine E. Beecher, in one of her oldest essays, proclaims eternal damnation. He thought Miss Beecher more competent than any of the Beech ers to give an opinion. THE SAMANA PUBCHASE. REMOVAL. ROGAN, SELDEN & GO. wholesale: grocers House COTTON FACTORS Aud Dealers in Foreign and Domestic Liquors, Tobacco, Cigars, Etc., FBO.T ST., : MEMPHIS. B. LOWENSTEIN & BROS. AS WE ARE VOW 0 THE El E OF OI R ANNUAL STOCK TAKING ; and ar- more cleanly than any grate iu umt. In the Norther n Part of the City : O Rnlrz. j. b. trifling. -"'" ". w m. Alien, ;-org Handwerk. - lr, H. f . Bat-ril . . W .Z. Mltcheil. jTV. Prcot. Kv. Father Walsh. In the Central Part of the City : Jo Baldwin. Arc 'U ; Ur. HikIij Vt. A. BzHrenyi, M K. Coehraji P HnifM, JiutaeT. w. i ' . . Uralu.ni. . . f ....... -. P. WlaJ-r, I . a "ooit a'r W. Taylor. Vtumuuu Jc c I Kd. Vldr-r. j.. can. Craft A BaalH a. y. Iki- DAILY AND WEEKLY In Southern (. Konlaine. Part ,4 the City : ft e arc giving our Patrons Special Bargains in Furnishing Goods A PAPER FOR THE PEOPLE i. J. W. A. ilh-r, iid.-tsou. Jamex B. Cm. Judge Archibald Wrii(hk. i.JI H. mi i:g, 341 wuil .i r. . i . PIANOS. BLANKETS, QUILTS AND COVERLETS WING MOVED TO OUR NEW STORE- hous". No. :Crj trout si reel, wild our en- ! lacjli'it.-. ;ind lucreicd stock, we are m t'pared to offer to our friends MM customers si?cialinUiicementH,both in quality and price. Our Cotton-shed Is first-clan with lowest rates of Insurance; and all Cotton consigned o us will receive our special attention. de4 dAh ROGAN, SELDEN A CO. ALSO, iir Black and Colored Silks! G. A. ECKERL Y, WHOLESALE GROCER AND COMMISSION MERCHANT, 338 Front, cor. Union St., memphis. Tonn. HAS Jnst received full and well assorted stock of both Imported and Domestic Groceries, etc., viz: an boxen Haialna. .:! rai Canned Frnita. I2O0 ruam Canned Fish mid Vegelables. 230 case Jellies and Pratervea. .'too boxes Cneeae. MM) pkjrn Mackerel and White Klnlt 500 rVs Holland IIorriDR, Anchovies and RiiSHian Nardinc. SO bblc and half bbla. Pick lea. 123 hblw. aud hair bbla. Kront. 150 sacks Almonds. Brazil Filberts and PecaiM. 73 buckets and hair bbls. Mince Heat. 33 boxes Breakfast Bacon. 30 tierces w Ham a. TO bbls. Hominy. Urita and Beans. loo kejrs Mpiced Pifjsfeet. Sew Turk is Ii Prunes. Cnrrants. t'itron, 1 FiK. Dried berries. Teas, t'onees. Sn ears, and every article in his line, ot tp red low. oc7 UPACAS AT IM'RECEDESTEDLV LOW PRICES. PLAIN AND FANCY DRESS GOODS IMMENSELY REDUCED. FURS, FURS, FURS! Can now be purchased ol ih. in every variety, at LOWER PRICES than these Koods have ever been offered before ! a Ihe Company with $20,000,000 that Bought It Historj of their Negotiations. A Monopoly of the Trade aud Commerce of the Island Possible Another East India Company. lamlV Chief Cathedral are said ti ! wioni: thus far re i ionized as a riht. ui i n led to offer as a hurial-iilaoe a crypt i will be mai-itained and perpetuated to uuder the noble lantern that oovere tin ; the bitter end, ami that the reckless remains of Thomas a Becket ! ' Ob, nohlc England, dost liiou lit- no low " Are all thj glories, conquests, lionor, in nniphs, ln utik to this little measure?" legislation, pushexl through with such indecent haste by sell-condemned in truders, will be received and enforced by law. Kven party Veal must, to some extent, conform its expression to the still small voice of public opinion, and public opinion in America to-day will not permit a body, more man nait of the veriest trawls McOBWi sa.vs he M ready to retire I rum tht Credit Mobilier invtwtigatiou, The Indians stole a fine horse from J no. PbiUilin. near Fort Laramie, on Saturday night, aud went up into Uie . whose members are c.untry out oi reacti me citi zens are in purxuil, and are anxious for Hie ( oivemntetit to re-entablish sts at I !!- Phil Kearny, Reno, and Fori Smith, and k -ep I lie- lli'liahs on Hi reservation. This will tn to settle ine'il that portion of the country ami guarantee safety. alive, to ialm Itself turc'of a tlieoreticalh scif-Koveruiug politic We trust thai Dry ing ihr example of C pause. The rushing pay. It manifests i and desire to forestall iff as the Legisla- indeiendant and il community, les street, lollow lil I , Will give us business will nd feverish anxiety which are indica- Froan ihe New York Triliune.J When the negotiations between the I nked .States Government and that of the Dominican Republic for the acqui sition of the Bay of Samana and the ad jacent territory were broken off, a num ber of capitalists tooK up tne scneme, ami have since Iss-en negotiating for the transfer of the rights and privileges which were offered the United states Government. A company was formed, known as the -'Samana Bay Company of Santo Domiugo." Prominent among the oorjiorators are 8. L. M. Barlow, Al de:i D. Stockwell, President of the Pa cific Mailt 'empany; Dr. Sam. G. Howe, one of theCouwaisssionersof the United States Government sent out or the steam frigate Tennessee: Paul X. Spofford, Carilinci s. Spofford, Henry Cmm H. W. Grav. Frederick Schuchardt, John (Stewart, ('. K. t'arrisou, Oliver Ames, Wm. G. Fargo, and others. The capital stock of the company was fixed at twenty million dollars. The couipaitv placed in the hands of Row land R. Hazard, jr., of No. Ill) Broad way, authority to negotiate withsithers for the acquisition of any privileges which had lieeu acquired by them at any time, ami which might interfere with the Samana Bay Company iu auy manner. Alter negotiations extending over a long period, this was accomplish ed by Mr. Hazard. Consultations were also held by Dr. Howe, Samuel Sam uels. J. Scott Stuart, and Burton Harri son, on the part of the company, with J. W. Fabens, Minister Plenipotentiary of the Dominican Government. The main points of the convention between the Dominican Government and the Sumana Bay Company, relative to the lease of Samana Bay aud other privi leges, were then agreed upon. A con vention or agreement was drawn up, embracing ail the points, and setting forth with great minuteness the privi leges and powers to be conferred upon the Company by the Dominican Gov ernment. THE XBt'OTIATIOHS CONCLl I)K1). Kariy in November the Commission ers of the company, consisting of : Messrs. Howe, Samuels, and Stuart, and Minister Fabens, sailed for Samana on the steamer Tybee, bearing with them a copy of the agreement. Interviews were had w ith President Baez, and the points of the instrument were discussed i at length. So far as is known, it was j not altered in any particular, and was finally submitted to the Dominican Sen-; ate. and ratified by that iMsly so as to take ofled at noon on Janu ary 1, 187:1. The convention is ihen-lor- in fnr c al Uie present time, slid ihr company may al once pris-eed illr! its oIriis of improvement. A telegram was received yesterday BALPH W0KXELKV. W. H. D. WEN DEL RALPH W0RMELEY ii CO., COTTON FACTORS AM) COMMISSION MERCHANTS, No. 3 I 10 BTREZT, MEMPHIM. WK atari continue the commission busi ness at the above stand, where we will be nappy to see all of oar friends many of whom we have served for twenty years without change; and now again place our services at their command, earnestly soliciting consign iaent f (otton. aw tiring them oi our con tinued effort as heretofore to serve them faithfully, and to guard, with zealous care, their interests. flV Supplies furnished, and liberal advances made on consignments o1 Cotton. All Cotton insured, unless otherwise instructed. afidw RALPH WORMELEY ft CO. CLOAKS, SHAWLS, HOSIERY & UNDERWEAR GREATLY SEDUCED I WE WOULD CALL SPECIAL ATTENTION TO OUR MAGNIFICENT LINE OF EMBROIDERIES Which we arc now selling at Extremely Low Prices. ""The MEMPHIS APPEAL, is aow thor oughly identified with the people of Teunea see, Alabama, Miaaimippl and Arkansas. It fiaa bts-n In -xi:ence thirty-two years, aid popalar a it has lierPtofore been, the present proprietors are determined to render it still more worthy of iu past history, and of the confidence which the public repose In It. Its circulation and general patronage is now nearly double that which U has enjoyed at any time during iu long career; bat we de sign, daring the year lbT3, to extend iu field and to increase iu usefulness. This we expect to do bytpublishing a FIRST-CLASS NEWSPAPER A REPRESENTATIVE Journal of this Section WEBER PIANOS! this unrivaled Piano, and ran offer inducements, so far as the quality o instruments la concerned, not surras any house in the North or elsewhere. THE REMOVAL. WASH 8. TAYLOR. W. L. RADFORD W. E. McOCIRE. TAYLOR, RADFORD & CO. Cotton Factors A XI) ULXERAI. COMMISSION MERCHANTS, HAVE REMOVED TO 369 FRONT STREET, Corner of tiajoso, : Memphis, Tena Liberal advances made on Cotton. Also. Manufacturers' Agents of Baxter's Steam Eiigiue, Brooks' Cotton Tress, po3 daw and Winship's Gin B. Lowenstein & Brothers 242 and 244 Main Street, Cor. Jefferson. CHEAPEST TAPER IN THE SOUTH. PETERS, WEBB & CO. THE HAT-HO-SHEK And we take great pride and pleasure in being abl to offer to our customers -inch Splendid Instruments Oar friends in purchasing from aa can roiy iiu procuring the very i wijich a ;neu amount of money can buy. MERRMAN & WIL1C0X, 373 Street:. HORSES AND MUXES- FLANTEHS' HORSE AND MULE MARKET, J. C. EDWARDS C0 Vrop'i xm. so, an, i3 ani i5 x. rirta s r-- ST. Mil Is. 'I'HE Pi'BLIC ARK AGAIN NOTIKIKU 1 that s. 9. Oram ami sm i.-e m. lousier inployed by Jas. c Edwards Da, ra 3 t-.orse and mole trad . Mr. Joseph oa Irvine being now associate.! as a member of aaid firm. We are now presred m ooattame thm bust neas, aud pay eaan lor all anal tinms and males brought to this market torsalr: also, to feed and sell on cnmaiafloa. al Hi.- lowest rat. Liberal casn advance made con signiuents. A good assortment of moles and horses al ways on hand and for sale. Jag J. "-. EDWARDS A CO. FRANKLIN JOB PRINTING HOUSE 1842. Established A. J. WHITE & CO.,: DEALERS IN AND IMPORTERS OP HARDWIRE & CUTLERY, PROFESSIONAL. K. S. P. CITIijER, DENTIST. Ottlee fain fit., cor. Adaiua, up- tat r W Charges reasonable. no3G WALTER COLEMAN, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, FFICE AND RESIDENCE 5a MONROE 0 STREET, corner of Second. delo JXO. W. THOMPSON ! J NO. W. TEALKN ER THOMPSON & FALKNER, ATTORNEYS - AT - LAW, Ripley, Mississippi. 3PBC1AL aud prompt attention given to 5 collections in Tippah and adjoining counties. Refer to Colon"-! R. A. Pluson, Colonel T.B Dillard. Southworth. Thayer Co.. Memphis O. P. M. TURNER. W.L. DUFF TURNER & DUFF, ATTORNE YS-AT-LAW Office So. 39 Madison Street, T. - K H a) to - OQ (0 z ui I 35 s o o H H O z 5 O U) 1842 sPwi1 Telegraphic Dispatches. I he Associated Press Dispatehes. oreMrn and Uomestu- lntelligeuce. Full Market Reports. The Progress of Railroads. Information for Merchant and Producer. Ererj Kind of Political InteUlgeaee. Discoveries in Science and Art. Original Poetry and Stories. Agricultural aud Farm Intelligence. BOOK BINDERY -AND Q The following by Telegraph Every Day: Proceedings of Congress. Proceedings Tennessee Legislature, i ProceedingsArkaaag Legislatare, Prot eedlngs Mhssistiippi Legislature, ws Emhracing Everythinglof Interest. No. 23-1 Front St., Memphis, Teun. Orders from Country Merchants Promptly Attended to. WHOLESALE HARDWARE - IMPORTANT TO MERCHANTS IMPORTERS AND EXCLUSIVE WHOLESALE- HARDWARE MERCHANTS, 17 Union Street. Memphis, Tennessee. o Having changed oar bnMnews to exclnalve vrholeaale, we now offer, to merchant only, arge and complete stock ot Foreign and Domestic Hardware. We invite an inspection of oai stock, and solicit the patronage of all good merchants buying goods in our market. Special attention (riven, to Filling; Orders. It FOUNDRIES AND MACHINE SHOPS. BLANK BOOK MANUFACTORY 15 West Court Street. MEMPHIS, : : : I II 1 1 1 'I Hill aw Business Men "r Memphis. North Miis.;saippi. 1 Alabama ami Arkansas. Is particulartv c;Jled to the superior facilities of thb aoue lor vie- JOB PRINTING! I'laiu. Fancy and Ornamental, such as Pain ph lets, Constitutions. By-i.au... i ir. .i- Letter' Heaoa, Envelop.-, Shipping Tni bels. Receipt. tjhe-ks, Wedd-ni; .. Tickets. Invitations. MEMPHIS, TENMKSSBE. WILL practice in the various courts Held in the city ol Memphis, special atten tion will be given to the criminal practiae. FREEMAN RANDOLPH ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, s.ir.ios. Mississippi. Keleit uces: Kstcs, Fixer A Plnaon, M.I .Meacham. Kontea ft Co ir DR. R. L. LASKI, PHYSICIAN, SURGEON AJVD ACCOUCHER. OnriCB, aa union sr.; kesidknce, a Main street (tlayis i Block). Oflioe hours from s to 10 a.m. and irom : to tt p.m. Special ties: Children and Female Diseases. Urad nated at the University of Berlin (Uermany), and has more than Lhirtv years' practical ex perience. Vaccination dai ly at his office be- ONION FOUNDRY AND MACHINE SHOP CUBBINS & GUNN, No8. 160 and 174 Adams Street, Memphis, Teimessee, Maxvutaoturera oST Mnoh 1 n orv. Steam Engines, Saw Mills, Qrlst Mill Shafting, Conpllnss, Pulleys, Hangars, Box, etc u In a word, as a reat newspaper, the Ap peal will have uo superior in the Southwest. The Daily will be the history of the world for one day and the Weekly will contain every thing that will intereMtflhe country readers. Believing the advancement of oar common iudnstrial. commercial and agricultural pros perity, to b the chief end of genuine journal ism, the Appeal, will make these paramount objects. Every county and town of prominence should have good papers. The Appeal does not propose or desire to supplant or interfeie with the weekly country papers. On the con trary, it will club with them on the nioet lib eral terms, and co-operate with them for mu tual protection, and in all plans for advancing the newspaper fraternity, the prosperity of the country, and the welfare of the;people. In politics the Appeal, will remain Demo cratic or Conservative, and. m elections in volving political issues. It will support the j candidates who favor its views, from an abid I iug faith in the power of organization to ac j coinplish good results, and a belief that the party s will when honestly expressed aud crystalized in a nomiuatiou, is the best ex pression of its effective power. 5L BOOKS I. t'tlgers, Journals, Cash Books. PRICES LOW AS THE LOWEST Perfect satlexartlon xnarautefd in every lemtance. A call aud an examination of iuy pecim ns is respectfully solicited. . C TOOP. I'rop'tr. NOTICES. NOTICE TO CITY TAX PAYERS. AFFICK OF l lTY TAXCOLI . J Mxxpii :s. Tens., Janu-i aIVilii(neiiL Tax I'ayer- will that Distress Warrants are bein bills attached. All parties wih fore the warrants are served nn tl and save coat. FELIX W. ROE Jal5 Cltv Ta ilnd vitli oe- rJI AURICrLTl'RAL. Cotton P.eases. Cotton Oiu Gearing. Pinions, Segments, Gudgeons, Bolts, etc. HOCSE WORK. i. Sills, Urat lators, etc. Columns, Lintels, Sills, tii-attv.gs and VenU- AH Jilnds or Steamboat Work done promptly. Order for Braas and Iron Castings and all kinds of Wrougnt-Iion Work solicited. M. L. MEACHAM. J. B. FOSTON. A. W. ROBEKTS. E. E MEACHAM l u . i ; , 1 4 n'elrtckp.TTi. deS TOBACCO. Cigars and Tobaccos FOR MERCHANTS. M. L. MEACHAM fc CO.. WHOLESALE GROCERS, AND AGENTS FOR SAXT COMPANIES. No. 9 UNION STREET, Memphis, Tennessee. Have S00O Barrels of Salt on the Levee. mm- -jfj"Et SBXiU TO MBRCTT ATJTS ONTIjVai - LIME. i ol 1 MMENSK assoriiu.-ui ot Ihr Usd brands Havana Igars .mil Virginia Tobacco' , ! i.dac.-d ir..'c-" " 'all and examine. ;foe JOSEPH WITKOWSRY. Main Street, Coraer of Alley. 6BIDER 4fc DEX IE, Manofactorers or the Celebrated ALABAMA LIME AND dealebh in Ceaeat, Plaster, Hair, Tiles r'ire Krit-k aud (lay. Hay, t'oru, Kraa. 41 South Court St. ADMINISTRATORS. NOTICE. HAVING been duly appolnKd Admiulatra. tor of the estate of George W. Gilmort , deceased, by the Probate Court of sltelb county. Tenneeaee, all persons are hereby n lined to present to me, within the lime pi.;-s.-jibed by law, ail accounts and demand' against said estate, or the same will be forever barred ; and all persons indebted to said ec tate are requested to come up and settle w;t meatonoe. W.G. KA I N". . MUX Second t TERMS FOR 1873. Dally, per anunm aio mi Sunday, per nuiiRm ,, a ., Weekly, per annnm a so Weekly. clnlM or Ave or more AODBESS, XEXFHLS APPEAL PUBLISHING t'0. APPEAL BUILDING, 14 Union Street, : : Memphis, Ten TUB MEMPHIS APPEAL STOCKHOLDERS' JUSLTINC. Memphis, Pine Bluff Jc Shrereport R. K. Hoi'kfieli Akk.. January 17, l-Ti. AN compliance with a restnuoo pais."! at a meeting held Hits day. 1 hereby give no tice that an adjourned meeting of the stock holders will beheld n THURSDAY, rh "lay of January. aW3, et Hopelleid, kfc. for the purpose of electing a Board r directors and the transaction of such other business as may come before the meeting. r. s. da via ja!8 Chairman Stockholders M-tinz. otice to Tonne; Men. iHL undersigned has disenvereu mi X and perfect cure for Jipermatorrhea simpie IsTiilnaUu known f'r that disorder which isdaiiv dermininc the hea'rhof thousands and ping the mental and physical strength oi country. No charge unless a perfect en effected. Office hours 9 to U am.. u to i Patent tights for sale. Call on or address DR. JOHN D. CA1PBKLL, 111 Adams :edv the e Ls NOTICE. OFFICE Ari'EAi PCBLISUINiiCO.. Memphis, IXcember 31, lsTi. ' W There are three Mat notes, so stamped on their face, given ana made by the Appeal Publishing Company for tlol) each, maturing respestively-o:i Ihe flrst day o: January and Febrnarj- and March. Of these notes payment has been stopped until it is known to whom the rent is properly payable, tin Appeal Publishing Compu.. lia.i- been warned o pay by action of theCiiaiu-- ly Court. e. W. ALEXANDKR. Bu.iu.ss Managtr Apteal Publishing Co. NOTICE. FOR 1 MY STEAM ILJLM. fAVINU by the been duly aDDolnted Adminis trator of the estate of James H. Spain. H deoeascl "'lunty, T persons my attorney, R. C. W'itltamac street, within the lime presc accounts and demands again n sal., eetal the tame will be forever oejrtsl- an 1 alt sotli lr;'lrbted to said estate s re lewdest oolite tip and settle with me at on delTHaw W. U. KADliK, Jbt rn-cond Tj Probate Court ni Shelbv xber term, 1S7!1, ail to flie with me or i i . No. Zn Mam nirrxT ivn wr d itit.'t -t UAIlil AilA ?T FiWiWm J t lONSlSTINQ of O-Horso Power j Double-flue Boiler, feet bj Steam Indicators. Steam Vhls Governor; Sawmill, Gristmill of -Burr Stones, Elevators, Convevt j Apparatus, etc., all sound aad ii ning orderw requiring only r Drs ail now onereit :or nine r-r B aud ciu-s: ibsoti encii 1840, 1873 ' aoiiars. wirnout me house, as no oae a ien(ie. ay auction: aad if anv andsd hk sayslt is not the greateat bargain in it- -' twill pay His eutt -f comiag and fat ri"mLer;.ui, on rug Creek pisni i miles north of Memphis. Ten ! t am alioaeteraorned tosnr i equally as great bargains. S. 8. KilBKIli