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Memphis, Tisisnsr., Wednesday, January 22, 1873.
VOL. 33-Nd. 19
ftrviiuc Ami from Uie I'roor
obctswmi were Bribed ly
Oakr Ames.
J be
Committor "TriB(f Not tii IK
But the P ojiIh Will Hatf the
Truth and Crash llu
I In ( oaflirliag Teothiioar l
aud Ainew--A (Jaestioa Mj-ti-i
ons Hint A new Phase.
J my I 11. New l.uli H'MhIiI
''H not to do it" appear to lie the
motto : the coiniuittee, who content
themselves with listening to carefuilv
l.repaivl -w ritten statements, revised by
a gool lawyer, and then ask a few ques
tion about it. This may satisfy the
vwaenhle Poland and his associates, but
the )eoi!e will want to have a little
more iulornialion. They will want to
know exactly how many shares were
placed ; on what days tlie'v w t re placed :
who w a to reoeive the dividends there
on; on what days those dividends were
paid, and when the stock was returned
to Auit; an w hat day- it was returned.
The platitudes of Allev arc too thin. and
dates axe demanded.
Progress tf the Credit Mobilier
lnvcstipationThe lTgly Sore
Still flinmitii.'.
ligation by TTIIw'n Coiiiinit-lee--The
Other Sore
Still Open.
1 KrsH HUT
The - rUoii of the inquiry' al present
more directly liefore the country is that
which relates t tbe connection of mem
bers of OwsBMi w ith the scheme. When
it it is remembered that any member
interested in tiiis companv" had the
ower of directly influencing by hie vote
the spending of public monev in its aid.
Vll Ulr
umiieu win 1 manifest. The testi
mony of Oake- Ames, a member of
ongre.s during the greater part of the
scheme's niani illation and its prime
plotter, is highly interesting. The un
ernng sagacity which led him to "ap
proach men of influence on public
opiniou." naturally selected his fellew
uieuiliers a- appropriate subjects for his
lilaudisiiuiinte. He put the bait into
swallow able form by making it a pur
chase and not an out-and-out sift, w ith
also the w condition that ifeould be
old back at any time. It may, per
haps, bo some tribute to Congressional
self-respec t to say thattliese precautions
were adopted, just as Rochefoucauld de- i
finer, all hyocrisy to lie a tribute to vir
tue. Are we, however, called on to be-!
lieve that the keeu-eyed members who 1
bit ' were the gudsreous which an ig
norance of something bevond what "a i
'roito na
both sulietantially airree that Senator
naaru nail stock offered him, Amesde- .
nies that stock was subsequently given !
to Benator "oukling, as asserted bv Mo
Comb. Indeed, it is evident that the
only question now remaining to be aet-j
tied is. Who corruptly obtained Credit
Mobilier stock? At this state of the 1
pr.-.dlngs It would 1-e unfair to do any
tfaing more than point to the testimony,
and endeavor to elucidate the obscure hr
conflict :ng points therein. It is a niat
l ter for profound reirret that some of the
j gentlemen who have heretofore made j The I llioil Pacific Kailroail Invert
sucn oroad assertion- of their utter free
McComb j dom from all complications with the
t "sjn Alolnlior sclieme, should sn soon
'oe obliged to face positive evidence to
the contrary, from both sides of this un
happy case! It is likely that a stronger
attempt than that "of Mr. Alley's
in the committee will be made to inval
idate McComb's testimony. Whether
this lie successful or not ' and invalida
tion is only nei-esaary so far as the de
tails are concerned the main facts are
already established. With real sorrow,
we must admit that both Ames's and
HcComb's (worn testimony show that
Credit Mobilier stock has been used cor
ruptly in Congress, knowingly, success
fully and more generally than manv
have iielieved. That it was used to in-
Mucin e legislation We mav believe won i
thouirh we may not receive the story of
McComb that Ames jiointed to one of
the rulings of the Sjieaker as an evi
dence of the persuasive influence of
Credit Mobilier stock in Congress.
From i: . Rj, liiond Vn. Whig.,
lu view of the revelations. Iiefore the
Investigating Committee, would it not
be well for some one who preserves such
documents to publish in .rt-neo the
Kt,.'i:-. mvA l.rl..Mj ... .1..,.;..! I . . 1
eminent L-entlemen imnlic.i-. t, 1 only Congressmen on the list are Boyer
US. bv the lirht of the conirr.iltoc'a I aci' A'!ev.:
cm-ui's. ! -peruse tlie
The Story
( a hi n ell
of So-talletl Senator
-What the Investi
gation in Jefferson City,
Missouri, Has Developed.
Wamuncton, January 21. Poland's
Credit Mobilier Committee recalled Du-
rant this morning. He produced a list
of persons to whom he had transferred
stock. He did not think auv was held
in trust for Congressmen. He produced
i the receipt of J. B. Alley for two
! hundred shares at one hundred and
sixty. The seventy-five shares
i in the name of Crane were held by him
I in trust for the benefit of witness. The
r-.-oernve fliu utuu.-hcu nf
titling of inquiry on the sinister Messrs. Blaine and Colfax, and the let-
f the Kine. the euormitv tc- of ....iv,.--.i..-.t w.i...., .1
.... - 1 - - 1 - i 11 iisiiii, .iiiii
Re.rii utativesUartield, Kellev, Dawe
A Co.
A private letter from a "'very intelli
gent vmrce" to the Spriugfield Hepubli-f-au
contains these mysterious hints:
"If I only dared to tell you what I know
of the lying and tw isting of members
whose names were on the McComb Cred
it Mobilier list, you would be startled
As for 1 he told Ames to tell the
whole story about him, but others whom
you know are trying to lie or skulk out
of all connection with the affair. Bout-
well knew all about it, though I believe
11 is true mat ne never look any stock,
but he did not peremptorily decline it.
Well. I don't see how we are going to
obtain all the facts."
Knuu lhe New York Tribune.
There is uo end to the scandal which
the Credit Mobilier investigation is
transaction" wnukl imolv
t he ca-e of ii-e-Presiili.nl elc i Wilni
is one which we would not willingly ; l I "lit. The latest is sure to be
misrepresent. The story of his connec- overtopped nest day by something more
Uon with the Credit MobHier. as told in repl--ve and startling. Yesterday, for
the testimony, will explain itself. It ?niple, in the mot casual way,
forces, unfortunately conclusions ot a came out that two iSen-
niriou nature. On the occasion oftorB were "nnJaAed" in their
his "silver wedding" a purse of j ,0l':il contests by high orticials of the
two thousand dollars was pre- j I Pacific Railroad Company. Mr.
sentcd to his wife. This was j Thomas ( '. Durant, in one of the Con
invested in twenty shares of Credit ' SreK" committee-, testified that he gave
Mobilier. On the oreakiug out of the I.1" thousand dollars to help Mr. James
McComli lawsuit in Philadelphia, Mr. ! Harlan to the Senate from lowa.aud,
Wilson caused the stock to lie returned. : iu !he "ther tommitteo. Mr. (" S. Bush-
Tlie possession of the stock mav not lie I uei1, "lle "f ,,K' t ui"' Pacific Directors,
riminal in itself: it is in the bearine 'titi d that he performed a like
whi.-h that possession mav have had ! 8erv"'e ,or y'r- J"hu M. Thavw,
Uu legislation the harm lies. Mr. who formerly teproseijted the State of
'olfax paid foi sonic stock: it was nevoi hrasfca in the I nited States Senate,
transferred to him. Why .' Mr. Ames Mr- Bushnell, however, only gave live
may not rememler liaviug pail over ' thousand dollars to help Mr. Thayer;
dividends to Mr. dlfax; but were tbev we l" ""' k"w' yet if any other corjio
jaid ' I ies the stock still stand in his .ration agent was equally generous. We
interc-t .' Ha the payment of money j are ltft to srmise if other corporations
f ir stock by him influenced legislation I werp "Jduced to take any shares in
iu anyway.' Senator Patterson paidtues' Senators. There is no reason to
for thirty shares, buf never had them ! SUPP' that various moneyed interests
transferred to him. Why '.' He received : might not have been represented in the
dividends. Is it a sin against piety of , persons of the gentlemen named. We
exterior to aak, Did he alwavs vote ' are tr 'd tt,at ,r- Ben Holladay, a
against increasing those dividends? Mr. nnancier ano sjieciuator of great renown
Bingham took tweuty shares, and paid for! iu ,ne Pa'ific States, when on-e asked
the stock buck in : e:p eieci a caiuiiuate lor ttlc ."senate.
1 "id that he had owned stock in pretty
much every species of property, from a
Mis:- uri bull-team to an ocean steam
ship line, but never yet in a I'nited
States Senator; he would like a few-share-.
This seems to be just what the
I'nioii Pacific Railroad people have been
ineiu. .vmes iook tne stock hack in
lsTP. Was it uniuflueutial in the inter-
vJ? Mr. Dawes liought ten shares, but
bemme alarmed and caw them hack. !
me- -ays that at Mr. Garfield's re-!
quest he kept ten shares for him until!
he could pay. He did not pay. Did !
even that slim understanding have no
weight iu determining legislation"?
Sjieaker Blaine and Secretary Boutwell.
to their honor be it said, are proved
blameless in the transaction. Thev :
owned no stock. The testimony of M."-
'omb regarding "the placing of stock" '
111 all directions is a nrettv niece of in- ;
noceOi-e, Tor which all concerned should I e
et the credit. John B. Allev, who an- . . KSui P
i-ears to have acted as a reference for his
colleague, Oake Ames, in the Credit
Mobilier stock, shows in bis testimonv
bow ueatly the imrts fitted into each
Mrs. Harrison Gray litis died in Bos
ton yesterday morning.
on. Stepheu Lushinirtoii. M.
died in Iondon Mondav.
Prince Napoleon and his wife, Prin
ceasClotbilde, visited tlie Queen of Eng
land Monday.
Thirty-five applications for space at
the Vienna Kxiiositiou have been filed
with the Commissioners at Cincinnati
Mrs A. K. Storey, wife of D. J. Sto
rey, editor of the Chicago Titnm, died
at her resideuee in that city yesterday.
The Missouri State Senate, vesterdav.
p.iwed a concurrent resoluting, favoring
-1 tit. Inio,, a'n;.M.
.... '- " lilt i i-.i.ill ACIOIU11 IO
Mrs. Snyder, living in Jefferson City,
Missouri, chopped the head off of her
six weeks old infant, yesterday morn
ing, while temiorarily insane.
A pas tiger train on the Erie railway
ran on yesieruay morning al ;uula.
Three cars were thrown into a ditch. A
few iiersuns were a little bruised.
In the case of poster, the Now York
car-hook murderer, the Court of Ap
peals has affirmed the judgment of the
court below, and ordered that court to
effectuate its sentence.
. sj, ;ai noii! urusseis contradicts ti;e
statement that Count Schoureloff failed
in his mission to secuK the co-ojieration
of the British Government iu the meas
ures contemplated by Kussiaatid Central
An engineer of the u-coming train at
Cairo. Monday night, was shot at twice
by unknown parties in the upper part
of that city. The company offer five
hundred dollars for the arrest of the
The Illinois Legislature, iu joint ses
sion, yesterday, elected Governor Rich
ard J. Oglesby I'nited States Senator.
The Ik-iuocrat- voted for Lyman Trum
bull: the vote standing, Oglesbv, 82;
Trumbull, W.
David Ganges was iustantlv killed bv
it remain m Ames's lallinir U-tw.-en two coaches on the Ohio
dividend ai-ouniu- and Mississippi railroad, just after
leaving t'aseyville, Illinois, eight miles
f-t of ""t. I-ouis. Monday. This is the
third husband Mrs. Langos has lost in
a similar way.
The -ommittee appointed by lhe Ar
kansas Reform Convention lately issued
an address vesterday, setting forth
frauds in the late election, contend
ing th.it the Keforiu State ticket was
elected, and demanding a thorough in
vestigation by Congress.
The commencement exercises of the
law College of the Kentucky Universi
ty was beld at Lexington, yesterday, at
Morrison chapel. The graduating class
numliered fifteen. The saluUtorv was
given by J. Marion Tanner, of Kene,
Kentucky, and the valedictory by Jas.
Clare, of Beards Station, Kentucky.
Hon. M. C. Johnson is President.
The (irand Officers of the B'nai Brith,
ot Kvansville, Indiana, elected yester
day, are: B. A. Tieueuiau, Kansas City,
M. G. N. A.; S. J. Lueweiisteiu,.Evau"s
ville. G. A.; 8. I'Uman, Louisville, G.
T. ; J. Kopelick, St. Uiuis, (J S. ; B.
Benjamin, Cincinnati, G. B. H. The
Grand Lodge adjourned to meet at Louis
ville nu the third Sunday iu January,
The vote tak.-n iu tile two houses of
the Illiuois General Assembly yester
day morning for I'nited States Senator,
to till the place how occupied by Sena
tor TrumlHill, resulted as follows: In
the Senate, Ogiesoy thirty-two; Trum
bull, sixteen; Coolhaugh, two. Iu the
House, Oglesby, eighty-three; Trum
bull, sixty. The two houses will meet
in Joint session to-day, aud declare the
A man whose name was not ascer
ined, w as riding a horse up Chatham
Square, in New York, yesterday, when
Michael Nixon, bill-poster, was driv
ing his wagen in the opposite direction.
Some words took place between the two
men, when Nixon drew his revolver aud
ahot the unknown man, causing his
death iu an hour. Nixon was arreted.
J roui Mm New .,rk Tribune.
There a marked contrast in the I
characteristics of the two narrative-;
McComb's story is ingenious if not a j
plain recital of facts and is full of
points which are too aptly corroborated !
oy external evidence. Ames's lestimo- j
ny, which was m a written document.
is a plea iu extenuation ; it is parrying
and defensive. It would appear that
the !:,',. ! .. certain ( ougre.-smen to
the Credit Mobilier scheme was effected
in some such way as this: Ames desired
to place certain shares of the stock
where it would bring influence to the
I'niou Pacific railroad enterprise, then
in a feeble condition. This stock, the
exact amount of which is in dispute,
was set apart to Ames, with the un
derstanding that he was to use it at dis
cretion. Mh Wiui. was asked to sign a
jiaper agreeing to the transaction; be
at tirsi refused, but sulisequeutly signed
a paper which he did not read. Out of
that transaction grew a dispute about
thediiosition of the stock. McComb
says he did not approve of placing it
among Congressmen without a fair
eqjivaleut iu money. Ames say bedid
place the stock : but he is not sun how
mauy Congressmen agreed to take it
aud as he supposed iiostpoue paym ..'
But that the stock was distributed
anion: the 'oiigreasincn there is now no
dispute. Ames, who placed the shared,
used every argument to persuade mem
bers that it was a tin investment.
McComb says that the stuck was held
by Ames -'in trust" for the investors in
many instances, and that the investors
did not generally pav cash down for
it; nut tuey let
bauds until the
lated enough to meet the cost
price of the shares. This view of
the transaction is not controverted
by Ames. y.,T i.sstam, in the case of
Speak. 1 1 olfax, Mr. Ames says : " I
know hi- Mr. olfax wanted to get
some stock, aud 1 am pretty confident
he has paid mo for it, though it was
never transferred to him, nor can I re
memkicr having paid over to him any
dividends," In these general particu
lars, then, the sales of Ames and Mc
Comb agree. From bis point of view,
Mr. Amen saw uo wrong in disposing of
the siK-k among Congressmen. To
quote his own language: "I intended
nothing that ought to brand me with
disgrace." It should lie observed that
only in a few particulars do Ames aud
M.s oaab di-agree as to the equivalent
which the Congressmen rendered for
the stock which the received We
come next to the exact disposition
of stock auioug Congressmen, 'lhe ieu
ciled memorandum on the Ames letter,
so often referred to, gave the liat of
names to which the shares were allotted
by Ames. The memorandum was writ
ten by McComb while Ames read the
names 1 roin his own private memoran
da. There is some dispute about this,
as Ann- (sisitively denies "dictating
names ' to McComb. But McComb
loet not pietend that Ames dictated
anything, ou the contrary, he leaves the
impression that he made the memoran
dum furtively and rapidly while Ames
was lea line Use list, without suspicion
i ug that a copy was lieiug made. Further,
MctVmb doclares thai there were some
allotment of st-. -k which were not in
that list; aud thfse that were there were
afterward changed. For instance, he
says that certain stuck which he (Mc
Comb 1 had solicited for Senator Bayard
was afterward .according to Ames giv
en to Senator Conkling. There is also
some confusion as to several other
names am1 there in a decided argument
as to mil ri. Senator Wilson's being
OIK Hi wlneli liolli agree. As to the I deat)
point.- up ii which A mo and MeCotnh j He
decide ii.v lake issue Uirther evidence whin
must be required. For instance, while) fense
man struck him with a
id ihat he tired in s,-lf-de-
James Brooks was then re-examined
1 and ma lea lengthy statement.
The following is the statement of Mr.
; Brooks:
Mr. McComb having sworn iu the
'. early part of this investigation that I
j was the only member of Congress with
in bis knowledge to whom had lieen
given Credit Mobilier stock to influence
or bribe other members, and that fifty
shares had thus been given me without
consideration, I naturally enough, wheu
thus outraged, felt indignant, and de
nounced him as a perjurer. Mr. Alley
having since sworn that there is not one
word of truth iu this part of McComb's
fabrication, and this having beep con
firmed by fc:eiiator Ames's
mony, t ought, perhaps, to
let the case rest; and I should let it rest
thus but for the jrsisteut efforts here to
impair the testimony ot both. The fol
lowing letter from the Aeting-Searetary
of the Interior shows my first official re
lation with that road:
Washington, .laiiunry 3D. 1S73.
To Hon. L. I'.PoLtud.CtMunnan :
S 1 k Hon. James Brooks, of New
York, was 'commissioned Government
Director of the I'nion Pacific Railroad
for a term of one year from the third day
of October, 187, and the oath of office
filed by him in this department was ta
keu by him MaR-h 23d, 1868.
'Signed P. K. fMWEN.
AclinK-S)ci-relur .
It will thus Is? seen that for nearly six
months 1 declined to lake the oath of
office. My hesitation aiose mainlv
trom me lacl ttial mere was
discord in the Board, and while
that existed. I did not want to be in it.
Wheu this discord was over, in compli
ance w ith the promise I had made to
act, I took my seat in the Hoard, to the
apparent satisfaction of all hitherto dis
cordant parties. The sacrifice was
something to me, for in this official po
sition I could not he a sockholder in the
Cnion Pacific railroad, and, if 1 became
a stockholder in the Credit Mobilier,
through another cortoration, iu another
State. I subjected myself to misconstruc
tion. Hence I was compelled to re
nounce a right to purchase at par,
from T. C. lmrant, two hundred
shares of Credit Mobilier, a
right belonging fo me, as testified
by him in lSfi or early iu 1867 before I
was a member of Congress, and which
did not become valuable until Decem
ber, 1W,7. I said, therefore, to Durant,
as he has already testified, that as Gov
ernment Director, I could not and would
not exercise my right to purchase two
hundred shares, then above par, but
would transfer my right to C. H. Neil
son, my sou-in-law, to .whom, as a stock
operator, the right would lie valuable.
Durant made uo objection save as to the
number of shares to lie transferred, and
he has stated that he compromised on
that by selling to Neilson a hundred
shares w ith a few Union Pacific bunds
ill addition and a certain uumlier of
shares of I'niou Pacific stock which were
immediately entered upon the books, as
shown by the records, in Neilson's owp
name. I tint not then receive, aud have
never since received, one cent of profit
from the transaction in my own or any
other name. I have never receipted for
nor had any dividend or allotment in
any form from any shares entered on
the books iu Neilson's name, either di
rectly or indirectlv. I did not give
Neilson the money to purchase the
stock, deeming it wiser to make him
pay tne than to give it la him. I ad
vanced the purchase money as a loan, as
he testified, and only as a loan, and held
him responsible for its payment as soon a
he could hence; probably, as Ames tes
tilies, although I have entirely forgot
ten the transaction, I acted for Neilson
in paying Durant, in part three thou
sand dollars by a draft, to lie deducted
from a loan due me January M bv
Durant, and iu part seven thousand
dollars by check. If there lie any error
or wrong in so public and natural an
act, T am incapable of seeing it. If I
hail been plotting for concealment, as
insinuated, it certainly should not have
given my right to purchase to a son-in-law,
but to some dummy ; to some Juo.
Doe or Richard lioe, whoso con
nection Wy marriage could not lie
tracedto me iu all the books of the
great national cororatiou . The fifty
additional shares purchased by Neilson
himself, on or about February ii, 1S68,
were necessarily sold to him by virtue of
my agreement with Durant, and upon a
statement of the tact to the company it
was couceded that fifty shares lielonged
to him iqion his paying their par value,
with interest from July 1, IMiT. I never
poke to Alley nor he" to me, upon this
subject, as sworn by McComb; our 10-
lations were never confidential, and he
never gave me these flftv nor auv
other shares, with or without considera
tion, either for mvself or to bribe Dem
ocratic members in Congress now. In
setting torth this statement of facts, I
do not w ish, apologetically, to convey
the idea that I declined the ownership
of the ( 'redit Mobilier stock because I
was a member of Cougress, for if 1 had
uot been named a Government Director
I should probably have been the owner
of a large amount of that stock to this
day. I have-as much right to own paper
stock as live stock as sheep, or spin
dles, or lead and iron mine, or bai ley,
or ti mlier, or foundries with two or three
thousand tariffed articlts largely
indorsed by Congressional legislation,
and no constitutional quorum can ever
be got in either House of Cougress if the
members are to own no species of stock,
alive or de id, agricultural, manufactur
ing or commercial, wheu their interests
are to lie legislated upon. From April
6, lti, to March 4, 1867, I was not in
Congress, aud during that time, as a pri
vate citizen, whenever I had leisure, I
exerted all the influence tongue or pen
could give me to interest capitalists in
the building of the Pacific road; bor
rowing money for it, and loaning it
(money at great risks, too, which led
1 when I was not a member of Congress,
as Durant shows) to his promising me
the right to purchase some of his shares
iu the Credit Mobilier; and what he
states I here reiterate, that the business
transactions between us were in no way
intended to influence Congress or legis
lation. They were natural business
transactions between man and niu.
Now 1 have only to add that I have
uover lieen asked to give, nor have I giv
en a vote in Congress that was unjust
to the oi eminent, or for profit to the
Union Pax ifie road; nor have I, as
charged by McComb, asked Democratic
members of Congress to vote for the
road, and I do not remember even to
have spoken to any Democratic mem
ber upon any legislation relating to the
road. AH I have done was, when not a
member of Congress, to accept an offer
Durant made to sell me at par certain
shares of Credit Mobilier stock, and
wheu not a Government Director of the
road to transfer to Neilson the offer
made me wheirUot a Congressman.
If this 1 a wrong, morally, socially,
politically or constitutionally, it is not
written in any code I have ever
read or heard of. Referring to his ex
planation iu the case of Brooks, he con
fessed himself fifty snares, and said
nothing about the hundred shares, as
Met omb bad charged specifically; that
all they had given him were those
shares; besides, he had consumed the
hour allowed him, and could not say all
he wanted to. Witness felt enough
interest iu the matter, after he became
Government , Director, to see that
bis son-in-law should get his
fiftv shares, which he wai eu-
i titled to. The first impulse of
witness ,J when he becomea Government
Director in the road, was to sell all the
( redit Mobilier stock be held and pock
et the proceeds, hut subsequently he
thought he could transfer it to his son-in-law.
Mr. Niblack Well, to lie frank with
you, Mr. Brooks, I think it would have
been better in you to have retained the
stock iu your name thau to transfer it
thus to your son-in-law.
Mr. Brooks I think not. Let me ask
you, Mr. Niblack, was it right for me to
hold Government boudsduring the war ."
Mr. Niblack Oh, well, I don't want
to go into that subject. It is ar
gued that we should hold nothing
which can be affected by legislation.
As to myself, I have always made it a
loint never to hold any kind of stock.
Mr. Brooks Oh, well, if we are to
own nothing in this world I fear the
Democratic party will never get auy
votes. Laughter. What would you
have done, Mr. Niblock, had you owned
a valuable right that
Mr. Niblack Well. I don't know; I
never was so fortunate.
Mr. Brooks Well, I supiiose I have
done my share in abasing people in
newsiiapers, and I am getting abused
now. The newspapers hurt themselves,
however, by circulating ' ' -se scandals,
as they forfeit that respect which they
should maintain. 1 have tu-jney and
must invest it. I never let my money
lay idle; if I should only get two per
cent, a year I would invest. I invested
in United States stocks duriug the war.
Some people thought it patriotic; I did
not, but did it as an investment.
By Senator McCrary Never received
anything, from Nelson growing out of
the Credit Mobilier transaction, except
ten thousand dollars which he advanced
Senator Patterson again apieared vol
untarily before the Committee. He
said the only legitimate inquiry before
the Committee was whether the legisla
tive action had been improperly influ
enced; what property, or how much he
might purchase, was uot open to legisla
tive investigation. His object in coming
oeioro tne Lommiuee was to explain
more fully a point ou which
he differed from Ames's present
position. Having some money to invest.
I placed it in the hands of Amos, without
thought that this Credit Mobilier stock,
represented as so profitable, was in the
market, and with no understanding en
my part certainly that he was to secure
for me stock or bonds in the Union
Pacific Railroad and dispose of this
sum 111 sucn lime and way as
ho could realize most for them
t -. w .
cm one occasion 1 nave no
recollection of anv other, he paid me
some money, which I then and now be
lieve came from the sale of stock or
bond- w hich he had purchased and hel
ior me. . day or two since tie came to
my room and said he had again been
called before this eommittee.and showed
me tor tne nrst time a memorandum
111 which ne nau credited me
with thirty shares of stock in
Credit Mobilier and two dividends
on the same, supposing I was to receive
stock or noting, or their proceeds, and
nevei h nving received anything else. I
(bought I had got what I paid for, but
-Ames, u seems not wishing mo to suf
fer from my ignorance of the mysteries
of the Pacific railroad management, bad
put me oown ior stock in tn Credit Mo
bilier. and assigned me what I received
as dividends on the same. So far as
thi- investigation is concerned, it is a
matter of indifference to me whether
his understanding or mine is correct, for
in either case it was simply an invest
ment ror profit, and had no connection,
in thought or act, with legislation, but,
11 ne is rigin, someooiiy owes me a tew
thousand dollars, which, if they will
have the goodness to cash, I shall find
my venture more profitable than I had
any reason to expect.
man, and there was no chance of elect
ing a Democrat. It was the general
talk in Topeka that money was being
used, but he knew nothing of any im
proper inducements being accepted or
offered for votes. On the day when the
first vote was taken, he intro
duced a resolution directing the
Speaker to administer to members an
oath that (their) votes had not been,
and would not be, influenced by any
money consideration. The resolution
was adopted, and about two-thirds of
the members took it. One of the argu
ments which was used against the
aJoption of his resolution was, members
had taken an oath when they took their
seats, and that was " swear enough."
The votes of those who refused to take
the oath were scattering. He intro
duced the resolution because of the
general rumors of corruption that prevailed.
278. Hello Ward: 319, Joseph Atehman;
3d), Wo, Dunn; 340, P. Duffy and
Cha. Bowes; 39"i, Hugh Dunbar and
Joe Molen; 407, B. Malatesta; 4S4, 8.
Woff; 461, George Forrest; 47.5, Jerry
Kn wright; 517, R. Buchignani; 518, P.
Perratti; 520, T. Lucareni: 558, Henry
Business in Both Uonses of Little Im
portance The Two Bodies in Joint
W. Yi. Hobbs, of Bumpurejs, Elected
Comptroller Dr. Win. Jf. Morrow
Ke-E!ccted State Treasurer.
The Liquor Traffic Attracting Consid
erable Attention- Death of a Prom
inent Odd Fellow.
I. P. R. K- M r 1)111. 1:,
Wilson's Credit Mobilier Commission
examined E. H. Rollins, of New York
He stated that prior to being Secretary
ot the I uion f acme, ne was employed
by the company in Washington in
securing sulisidy lsinds and attending
to the adjustment of accounts with the
QlUlK I aim' 1 department. It was
shown by BuUius, from the books of the
Company, that the first construction of
the road was made with M. B. Hoxie,
This contract was assigned to Credit
Mobilier. The Bxmer contract
did not appear in the books
tne uaKes Ames contract was
accepted by Credit Mobilier and as
signed 10 me trustees ; me uavis coil-
tract was accepted November nth. Wit
ness was never connected in any way
wiiii red u .wormier. Kecess. j
The testimony taken by the Senatori
al Bribery luvestigation Committee,
taken iu secret session last week in Jef
ferson City, was given out at a late hour
last night, tjuitea number of witnesses
were examined, but nothing directly
implicating any candidate has so far
lieen elicited. It was shown, however.
that General Dorris, of St. Louis, for
whom one vote was cast in caucus, got
several one-thousaud-dollar bills chang
ed at two Jefferson City bauks for small
er notes and drafts ot one huudred dol
lars each, payable to the bearer; that
Colonel Kitchen and one or two other
parties had large notes changed in a
similar manner; that Dorris had given
a man nameu lison, 01 Kansas Citv,
three thousand five hundred dollars to
assist iu procuring his 1 Dorris's) elec
tion, and that Dorris made him refund
eleven hundred dollars.
Senator Essex testified that a stranger
came 10 nun wune ne was in one ot the
caucuses, aud. alter a little conversation
left on his desk a paper upon which was
written ""tnree hundred dollars,"' w hich
tvssex construed to mean a bribe to vote
for Mogv.
Mr. Wade, from Scott county, testi
fied that be bad been told that anv
member could have his excuses during
me wiuicr pant, uy vouug ior ijorns.
Mr. Molleucott, of St. Louis, testified
that M. C. Smith informed him previ
ous lo the caucus, that there would be
no caucus nominee, in which case there
would be a chance for him Molleucott 1
to make a thousand or fifteen hundred
dollars. He pointed out two members
of the House who then had two hundred
dollars iu their pockets and would get
three hundred more after the caucus,
that they were to vote for Bogy, and
that the money was to be used to elect
Mr. Smith further stated that the roll
was kept in Bogy's room, and every
man who accepted the proposition had
to sign the roll and reoeive his money.
Witness understood from the interview
with Smith that Bogy furnished the
money, and that as manv votes as could
he got, both Republican and Democratic,
were 10 oe oougni ior Bogy.
With the exception of the testimony
of 1 ..inkers, regarding the changing of
large bank hills Into small drafts aud
notes, ail evidence so far has been hear
say, or second-hand. Bankers think
that about fifteen thousand dollars were
in circulation during the contest.
Washington, January 21. Edward
Manning testified that he was a mem
ber of the Lower House of the Legisla
ture by which Caldwell was elected;
he did not know anything about the use
of money to secure his election ; knew
that Hark bad money to influence the
election; tried to borrow a thousand dol
lars from him.
Henry Fort, of Leavenworth, testi
tified that he knew nothing of any
money transaction ou the part of Cald
well's friends in the canvass.
George H. Smith, of Leavenworth,
said he never knew or heard of money
being used to secure votes for Senator
John L. Pender, of Leavenworth, tes
tified that Wm. H. Carson told witness
he meant to make money out of this
Thomas H. Fealan 1 Democrat), a
member of the Lower House, amid that
he voted for Sena: 1 Caldwell because
he was from Leavenworth, and a fit
Special to lhe Appeal.
Na.shvii.i.p, Jauuary S.
In the Senate there was a protracted
discussion of the Senate bill, on its third
reading, to provide civil officers with the
Statutes. Further action on the bill was
deferred iu the House. J. R. Bond,
Representative from Madison and Hay
wood counties, appeared to take the
oath of office.
in WitSaWI.
In Convention, tailoring was resumed
for Comptroller, resulting iu the elec
tion, on the thirty-sixth ballot, of W.
W. Hoi 'bs, of Humpreys county. His
vote was thirty-seven, and that of
Blackburn was tliirty-six. On a previ
ous ballot, Blackburn received forty
votes, aud there was some apprehension
of lus election on the succeeding ballot.
Hoblis is understood to lie a clever gen
tlcniau, aud is spoken of as a .straight-
out Democrat. He was a soldier in the
Confederate army, aud was wounded in
the battle of F'ort Donaldson.
For Treasurer, Dr. Wm. M. Morrow,
the present incumbent, and F. A.
Gaines, of Nashville, were nominated.
Morrow was elected on first ballot, re
ceiving S9 votes, and Gaines 10.
ijuestions connected with the liquor
traffic begin to excite considerable pub
lic attention. Several bills are now be
fore the Legislature for the regulation
and abatement of the evil. No sugges
tion has been made for its entire pro
hibition, but it is very probable a bill
will lie .--sed requiring a heavy bond
of the dealer, and making him directly
responsible for auy injury or accident re
sulting from such sale.
John F. Hide, a well-known citizen
and prominent Odd Fellow, died to-day
First Clrealtl'oari HHskell, Judge.
The following cases constitute to
day's calendar, viz.: 'JOOn, Tread
Well vs Todd; 1968, Jefferson
vs Shelby county; 1971, same vs
some; 21 fo. Maydwell vs Shelby coun
ty; 78, Massy vs Park: 113, Horrigan
vs Devalle; 16, Toof, Phillips Co. Vs
Rice & Engel; 1AH, Loftwieh vs Fite;
1;ih, Anderson vs Morgan; 139, same vs
same; 140. Trent vs Pattison; 14j,
Sheltou vs Keriton ; I HL Ayers vs Sher
wood, Carnes & Co. ; 154, Cassenville vs
Cicalla; 181, Snyder vs Bain; 1WI, Cross
vs Sharpe; 19B, Roberts vs Brinkley;
3b0, Hopkins vs Dickinson; 224, Griffin
vs Fowlkes; 1IS4, Green vs Rose; ZtH,
Bolton vs Berlin; 2o9, Boiling vs Criu
oou; 24.;, Green vs Hawthorne; 247,
Hill vs Smith; 248, Brinklev vs Ev
ans; -21Q, Courtney vs Toof, Phillips &
Co.; 2)3, Lawsom vs Thurston; 299,
Rose vs Giles; 339. Oldham vs Poston;
340, Hillman vs Smith.
WAXKEH-'At hi-r resdence, on Walker t
er.uc, Jminary 30,1873, Mn. Mai: if A. WtLkU,
in her iTth jrrar.
Her frirndu and acqaaiotaoi-c, aud those of
Mr. and Mrs. A . I. Hsyii. are respectfully in
vited to attend her funeral this CW'K ONES
DAY) afternoon, at 2 o'clock, from the .Second
Presbyterian Charch. Services by Rev. W. E
BOfjp. carriages ar Flaherty, Marley A Sullivan'.
HEAI.K'i The friends anil a-qaalntan-es
of Mm. Rosa Kre. l and faintly art- invited to
attend the funeral of her brother. Jons H.
ftE4.i. . from his hile residence 011 Walnut
aenui. Him 1 WKDN'EStiA Vi afternoon at
two o'clock.
A SPFt'lAl.communlca tionof Ie-!.
J. Irxlpte. NO. 2W. will be held Ibis
wehnksDaVi cvrnina. Jan. aid, at
7' o 'clock, for work in the F. L. defrte.
All K. C'.'s are fraternally invited.
By order BUN. V. PKIl'E. W. M.
K. W. Shf.ltos, Secretary. ati
Second Circuit Court-Halney, Jnda-e.
To-day's calendar contains the follow
ing cases: 5, Pittman vs Memphis and
Ohio Railroad Company; b, Smith vs
Armour; JO, Greenlaw vs Williams; !',
Ford vs Church; 1M, Wickersham, ad
ministrator, vs Fowlkes, administratrix ;
ii, Smith vs Duval et al; iM, Smith vs
Duval etal: 44, Cress vs Redford; 4,
Jones vs Bennett; 4'J, Baird, adminis
tratrix, vs Holland and wife; 62, Smith
vs Duval et al; Greenlaw et al vs
Henderson; 171, Kirtland vs MsDonaid,
admistrator de lnni non; lb'1, Davys,
administratrix, vs Jackson Lifeaud Gen
eral Insurance Company; 184, Walter
ing vs Tuft; 219. Frayser, administrator,
vs Schulthe; i'tt, Harrigan vs Tufts; 238,
Kempker vs Pollack et al; 243, Deeson
vs Martin A Co., et al; 247, Simons vs
Rice A Davis; 260, Chase et al vs Wid
ng; 272, Conde, agent, vs Martin; 27b,
Haydeu vs Mallony; 282. Porter vs Fos
ter; :W6, Bullock vs Madison
Mallitor; .107, Fitchner vs Hurrey
& Co; Widrig vs Chase et al;
315, Homer vs Winters; 318, Pollock vs
Swan ; 326, Mays vs Zeigler and Col
gan; 332, Harrison, executrix, etc., vs
Granger; 337, Sattarans vs Walker et
al; 343, Ioyes vs Levy et al; 3o0.
Rhodes vs Jackson Insurance Compa
ny; aai, nrancn vs i tacey; :bo, tuu-
niugham vb Case; 74, Meath vs Groves;
377, Meath vs Hughes; 390, Robertson
et al vs Brown, administratrix; 393
Manning, administrator, vsFarris; "94
Hart et al vs Farris ; 396, Feno vs Shen-
paru: o, rionwrer vs rlaherty: 423,
Mayor and Aldermen of Memphis vs
Murphy ct al; 156, CummingM, admin
istratrix, vs Mallory ; 468, Trotter vs
Scott; 482, Capertou vs Wiggin: 496,
Watson, trustee, vs Delap; 497, Kayers
vauwen; om, i-iesse, administrator, vs
vvayne; oia, Basa vs Horrigan; 525,
vviiiiams vs Kooenson; 03" JBiock vs
laylor; .46, Arries aud wife vs Johl;
7, Daitnu vs Armstrong; 559, Ecker-
ly vs t reitag.
kpi'j IAf coiiiuiunication of IV-ila
f Ss-tlU i'l2f. J'J- -"' wm e iu
ibis ,WKI.f ntDAYI evening. Jan. Sid,.
at 7 o'clock, for work Id tU . decree.
Alt M. M.'s art- fraternally ,;iv.iea
Bv order A. w. 1jaVI. V. M.
Edw van OoLaiSM 1 rH, Secretary". Ja22
369 Front street, cor. Gayoso and Clinton
LonlbviDc. Sashrille A Ot. Southern K. R.
UW Planters or others desiring to secure la
bor from Georgia, or any portion of Hie south
east, can tie furnished transportation, at low
est rates, Irom any point in Georgia or the
C'arolinas, by depositing money with
JAMEs 8PEEl, Ticket Agent.
jaSeod Ho.W, Main street.
For Sights, Wednesday and Sntturday
The Champion Bareback Rider of
the World, ami hi Urea
Naprcmo ( oarl.
In the tase of tbe StatP n J. P. Bell
'a white man ohargeil with living with
a roiori'd woman us man antl wire),
Judge Peter P. Ttirney delivered an im
portant opinion on "Saturday. J. P.
Bell, a white man, married a negro
woman iu Mississippi, according to and
under the laws of that State. The two
moved to Davidson county, and contin
ued to live together as man and wife.
Rl'II was indicted for this otl'ense. The
after a protracted illues. He was Secre- ! indictment, upon motion, was quashed
tary 01 the Grand Lodge of the State
twice, and representative to the Grand
Lodge of the United States.
The State Teachers' Association met
in the Capitol on Wednesday and Thurs
day. The attendance will be large. An
lrniiortant question, relative to common
school education, will be considered
and disposed of.
.eneral Pillow and orKle arrived in
this city to-day from a visit to their
friends iu Maury county.
The citizens who think a customhouse
here an absolute necessity, are congratu
lating themselves on the fact that the
bill making an appropriation .for the
erection of public buildings at Nash
ville, and which passed tbe House last
session, passed the Senate to-day.
A colored convict, twelve years of
age, front Tipton county, came to the
penitentiary to-day, to serve a term for
The Governor will pardon .1 white
boy, eleven years old, from East Ten
nessee, convicted of burglary. Some
res ix) us i I tie person will be found to take
charge of the unfortunate child.
As-ociiiteU Press Lispatch.t
Nashville, January 21. W. W.
Hubbs, of Humphreys couutv. was to
day elected State Comptroller by the
Legislature in convention. The elec
tion had been in progress since Satur
day afternoon. Mr. Hobbs is a Demo
crat, and County Court Clerk of
Humphreys county. Mr. Morrow was
re-elected 1 reasurer.
Jobu P. Jones was yesterdav elected
to the L inten Males ."senate from re
Deputy 1'uited States Marsha! Hale
aud Deputy Postmaster Wolf, of Ne
braska City, were shot yesterday at
Wyoming by a person named Wood
A Mr. Hyun was arrested iu New
York yesterday in the act of negotiating
a five thousand dollar bond, which was
identified as having been stolen in 1870
from Dabuey, Morgan fc Co.
1 wo lauies, Mrs. Rosa Quanee and
Miss Ida Majors, were suffocated by coal
gas Monday uigbt, at the boarding-
house of Mrs. Majors, ou West St. Clair
street, loledo, Ohio, hour other in
mates were nearly goue when, rescued.
The drawing of the Harmonic Gift
Concert took place at the Operahouse in
Aeuoii, .iiicnigan, yesterday. 1 ne nrst
prize, twenty thousand dollars, was
drawn by Mrs. Huggott, of Cleveland,
Hon. Tim. O. Howe, the present Wis-
consiu Senator, was re-elected yesterday.
The vote in tbe Senate was, Howe twenty-two,
rainier nine; in Assembly,
Howe sixtv-one, Palmer thirty-five,
Eldridge one.
The following is the result of the vote
for Cnited States Senator in the Geor
gia General Assembly yesterday : Gor
don ninety-three; Stephens nftv-six:
Ben Hill thirty-one: Fielder seventeen;
Akerman thirteen. The indications fa
vor the election of Gordon to-day.
The Grand Lodge of the Knights of
Pythias, in session at Louisville, re
viewed a grand uniform parade of the
Order yesterday, and attended an ele
gant lanuuet given their order last
uight. About nve hundred Knights
were in procession. The Grand Lodge
will adjourn to-day. W. A. Cotter, ot
Newport, Kentucky, was elected Grand
Chancellor for the ensuing year.
Second Chancery I'oorl Walker, Chan
Court adjourned yesterday until to-
lav, upon motion of L. V. Dixon, Ksxi.,
in respect to the memory of the late IS.
A. Heecner. lo-dav is motion da v.
First Chancery Court
Morican, Chnu
The unfinished cases of the last calen
dar will be taken up to-day, and are as
follows: ioo3, west vs King; 491, Wills
vs Whitmone; 1885, Holmes vs Walton;
1446, Bolton vs Dickins; 1678, Jonea vs
AiiDerson: 1H81. Harris vs Hears: 1690.
Holmes vs Johnston; 165, Tilly vs
Winn; 1699, Holmes vs Stewart. Attor
neys having the papers in the case of
.Man- A. ."smith vs Agnes Smith et al.
171S, H. D., will please return the same
to the Clerk's office.
lielow, aud the State took an anneal
Judge Turney said: "The motion of the
defendant to quash was allowed because
it appeared upon the face of the indict
ment, that the parties were married in
the State of Mississippi. The question
to Le determined is: Does a marriage
in Mississippi protect persons who live
together in this State in violation of the
act of the General Assembly of June 27,
1870? (This act makes the offense
considered punishable by imprisonment
in the State prison .J For the defendant
the case of Morgan vs. McGee, t Hum.,
is relied on. That case only decides that
marriages solemnized according to the
law and usages of the country where
made, are good in Tennessee. It was the
manner and form of marriage, and not
the capacity of the parties to contract
the marriage, which was passed upon by
the court delivering the opinion. The
reason for such rule is readily seen.
Each State has its peculiar regulation,
some more, some less strict and fortn&i
The general rule resulting from
all this, that a marriage, good in
the place where made after the
forms and usages of that place should be
good everywhere, is tutended to prevent
a mischief that would otherwise grow
out of a difference of formal and local
regulations. For instance, iu some of
the States a license is uot absolutely
uecessary. Aow if in one of such States
a marriage is solemnized without license,
being good there, it is good in Tennessee
where a license is uecessary, aud where
a marrying and living togethei without
license would subject the parties to in
dictment for lewdness. A respect for
and recognition by each State, in fact
nation, ot me legal ceremouial of mar
riage in another is all that is meant or
intended by the rule. All standard
authors declare that the rule comes not
et conutati, but c.r achilojwstitivt. Were
it otherwise, each State would lie de
pendeut upon the concurring legislation
and adjudication of every other for the
permanency and efficacy of its own
Each State is sovereign a government
witntn, and of itself, with the inherent
and essential right to deelare and main
tain its own oliticaI economy for the
good 01 its citizens, and cannot be sub
jected to a recognition of a fact or act
contravening its public policy and
against good morals as lawful lcause it
was made or existed in a State having
no prohibition against it, or even per
mitting it. Extending the ride to the
width asked for by defendant, and we
migfit have iu Tennessee the father liv
ing with the daughter, the son
with the mother, the brother
with the sister, in lawful wed
lock, because they had formed such re
lations in a .-state or country where they
were not prohibited. The Turk or Ma
homedan. with his numerous wives,
may establish his harem at the door of
the Capitol, and we are without reme
dy ; yet none of these are more revolt
in;;, more to lie avoided or more unnat
ural than the case before us. Chancel
lor Kent says that the contract of mar
riage is a stable and sacred contract of
natural as well as inuuicipal law. This
is neither. Reverse the judgment and
remand the cause for trial.
We are giving oar Pntrons Special Ba realm la
House Furnishing Goods !
circus, mctseum: ANNUAL STOCK TAKING
Til Master Horseman and Champion
of Every Land.
910,000 fur any rider Ibal will rnal him
Kit t V K I'tSlllR,
The bmt Pad Hitter In the W orld.
The Celebrated Attiletes.
The Challenge ( iymnasts.
PHIL SHKaiUAX, The Doe Equestrian.
The yoiin American i rotecUe A Tri"k: Cl'wn
cLAKKXCe. Tbe Boy Wonder.
MANTKR EVE. E. 1 he Infant Miracle.
' lueen of the Floating l ord.' in her Journey
to the Clouds blindfolded.
The Inimitable Two and Koar-Horsn Rider.
Th.- genteel delineator of BhalEsperlan comedy
The Ureal Yoltiaeur.
a Monday, Jan. 27 Mrs. P. P. BOWERS.
O M km; his Tknj., January at, 187:,.
W Notice is hereby given, that iu obedi
en-e to the proclamation of the Hon. John
Johnson. Mayor of the city of Memphis, and
in compliance with the seventy-seventh sec
tion o' the Revised Charter of the city of
MomptiiK, I will, on
at the usual voting, precinct in the Eighth
Ward, on Poplar street, opposite the Market
House, in the city of Memphis, proceed to
open and hold an election for
One Councilman.
to serve in said Ward for the enamng term,
as prescribed hy law.
The following-named persons have been
designated and appointed to officiate as
Judges and Clerks at said election, to-wit:
Jndges lohn Fnek, H. Marks and Ueorge
Clerks B. Ban nds and L. Isaacs.
Tbe polls will be opened promptly at ten
o'clock a.m. and closed at five o'clock p.m.
ja21 Sheriff of Shelby County.
Black and Colored Silks!
(iAl.VEST)V, January Cotton
juiat; receipts, bales; exports to
Great Britain, 5os2 bales; coastwise. 17
bales; sales, 250 bales; stock, o7,663 bales.
MOBILE, January 21 Cotton steady;
receipts, 1457 bales; exports coastwise,
404 bales.- sales, -500 bales; stock, 49,338
8AYTANN'AH, January 21. Cotton
quiet; receipts, ;S91 sales; exports to
Great Britain, 54 bales; sales, 1000
bales; stock, 78,688 bales.
CHARLESTON, January 21. Cot
ton Receipts, estimated, 2000 hales;
stock, 42,381 bales.
Criminal Court t llppln. Judge.
The following cases are set for trial to
day. Defendants on bond and wit
nesses must be in attendance promptly,
cr forteitures win be taken against
them: 136, Thos. Bchfere; 149, Abe
White; 178, Annie Gallagher; 182, S.
W. Fowlkes; 180, Mary E. Healey; 205,
Georg Kldii; 221, W. Cowen; 228, T.
Kolz; 237, Emile Huiulhausen ; 243,
Nancy A. Lagoria; 250, Mary Atib
man ; 260, A. Stein ; 267, John Raggio ;
-Non-Resident Notice.
No. 771. In the Klrst Clniucery Court of Shel
by conuty, Ten nessee. Joh n Bateman vs.
America C. Dill.
IT appearing from attidavil in I his cause that
the defendant, America C. LHil, h a non
resident of the State of Tennessee; thathe is
Indebted to the complainant In the sum ot
f&U ;s-niauil interest, evidenced byjudgment
in the lar Municipal Court of Memphis; that
this suit was instituted to subject her interest
lu certain real estate in the city or Memphis
to the satisfaction of said indebtedness; that
writ of attachment wai issued and has been
returned by the sheriff, levied on her said real
It Is therefore ordered , That she make her
appearance herein, at the Courthouse, in the
city of Memphis, Tennessee, on or before the
first Monday iu February. 173, and plead,
answer or demur to Complainants' bill or the
same will be taken for confeesed as to her
and set for hearina exparte : and that a copy ot
this order tie published once u week, for four
successive weeks, in th Memphis Appeal.
This December!!, l7i
A copy .--Attest:
EDMl'ND A. COLE, Clerk aud Master.
by E. B. Mi tlKMti , Deputy c. and M.
C. W. Frarer, Bols. for eompln't. de23tu
Trustee's Sale.
BY virtue of lhe power in me vested by s
deed of trust, made and executed May 24,
Um, and recorded in Ktxisteraotnc' oi EhJby
county, Tennessee, from J. R. Wrmy, same of
recorti oook no. 01, page tjw, ana at r.iaii Hav
ing been made on the same, I will, ou
Monday, February 24, 1S?3,
between the boens of 12 o'clock, m. and 1
o'clock p.m., sell on the premise-, for cash, to
the highest bidder, the following property, to
wlt: A certain tract or parcel of land tying
In Shelby county, Tennewwee. berna- part of
country lot No. dijO, lying on the uo: tb side of
Adams street, in the :iUr of Memphis; Be
ginning at a stake uinurVflve feet, two
inches west from the southwest oornerof a
lot on which the Memphis Female College is
situated; running thence north on parallel
line with the west line of the lot on which
said college building stands, one hundred and
forty -eight (I4H feet, 4 inches to a stake;
thence west fifty feet to a fence ; thence south
one hundred and forty-eight 14M feet, six
inches to the north line ot Adams Mreet;
thence east (50) feet, six Inches with uorth
line of Adams street t the beginning; it be
ing the lot on which the said Wray now re
sides. Equity of redemption waived in trust
deed. The title to above is deemed perfect,
but 1 sell only a ti ustee.
L W. Miller, Attorney. Java
Can now be purchased or u, in every variety, at LOWER
PRICES than these goods have ever been
offered before !
Of Valuable Real Estate on Poplar Street
Which we arc now selling at Extremely Low Prices.
B. Lowenstein & Brothers
242 and 244 Haln Street, Cor. Jefferson.
virtue of an alias vxecuuou u nit dl-
recttnl from the Supreme Court, at Jacfc-
wu, in tbe case of WtlllamC. Anderson et al.
vs. Ann iigne et al., judgment rendered Jan
uary S, l-Ti, for J18U Al-lcxT and rusts of suit, to
satisfy taid judgment, interest and cost, I will.
On Saturday, February the 15th, 1873,
at 11 o'clock a.m., in front of my office, No. 3ol
hecond street, Memphis, Tennessee, sell to tbe
Highest bidder, for cash, tbe following de
scribed property, to-wll:
All the dower interest of defendant, Ann
Tigbe, formerly Ann Butler, widow of Thos.
Butler, deceased. In and to the following de
scribed 'rite of land, being country lots L, (4
and H, lying In toe Fifth L'lvil District o
Shelby county, and part of Mel. emote divi
sion of the John Klce grant on Poplar street
extended and Brinkley avenue or road lead-
lug to tbe old Fair C.rounds; said dower inter
est vice described by metes und bounds by
decee of the Supreme Conrt iu tbe case of
. J. Hennessey et al. vs. Ann Tigne el al., at
the April term, 187, at Jackson: Beginning
at a stake on Brtn kley avenue 2 poles north
f'f Poplar street extended; thence 'JO poles to
a stake in a field ; thence poutb 2fc poles to a
stake on Poplar street extended; thence west
with said street extended 10 poles to the center
of bayou ymmby; thence northwestwardly
O !!" 31 " 1 Hi n .. rr. A4l
SW Charges reasonable.
. :ip-l!rs
STREET, corner n -ecot
Ripley. Mississippi
with the meandering of said bayou to a slake
north of Poplar street extended
nee w
poles to
thence west 1 poles to stake ; thence east 55?-5
stake on Hnnkley avenue; tnence
south is poles to the beginning; containing
7 81-100 acres, to satisfy said judgment,' interest
and cost. lannary 21, 1873.
Sheriff Shelby county.
H. Clay King.Atl y for plaintiff. jw3H iraw
Garden Land for Sale.
T'EN ACRES, lu high state of cultivation, on
Poplar street turnpike, one mile from city,
known as ' Phlller Place," for rent for one
year or a term of years. Apply to B. Dudley
Vravser, No. 7 Madison, or John S. Toof. No.
Mk Front street. Ja3
Non-Resident Notice.
No. Wi-In the First Chancery Conrt of Shelby
coun'y. Tennessee. Butler P. Anderson.
Commissioner of Revenue, etc., vs. the City
ot Memphis, et al.
IT appearing from affidavit in this cause
that the defendants, Benjamin Fento,
and D. W. Fenton. are residents of the State ot
New York and non-residents of the State of
Tt' c nemioe
ItisthereforaJrdered, That they make their
appearance herein, at the courthouse In the
city of Memphis. Tennessee, on sr before the
nrst Monday iu March, 1873, and plead, answer
or demur to complainant's bill, or the same
will be taken for confessed as to them and set
for hearing exparte: and that a copy
of this order be published once a week, for
tour successive weeks. In the Memphis
Appeal. This Sth day of January. 1873.
A copy attest:
EDMUND A. COLE, Clerk and Master.
By K. B. McHbmky, Deputy C. and M.
H. Clay King. Sol. for complt Ja
Non-Resident Notice.
No. 72! In the First Chancery Court of Shelby
county, Tennessee. John Harbert vs. E. V.
Rooney et al.
IT appearing from the retirn of 'lie sheriff
J. tn this cause that the defendant, Wm. B.
Locke is not to be lound in this count) :
It Is therefore ordered. That he make his
appearanoe herein, at the courthouse In the
city of Memphis-Tennessee, on or before the
nrst Mondav in February. UBS. ami biead. an
swer or demnr to complainants' bill, or the
same will be taken for confessed as to him
and set for bearing exna:te: and that a couv
of this order be published once a week, for
iour successive weess, in tne ."aeinpnu Ap
peal. This 7th day of January. !7X
A copy attest : .
EDMUND A. COLE, Clerk and Master.
K. B. McHinev. Deputy C. and M.
McKlsslck A Tvirley.Sols. for eompln't. wd
0 FECIAL and
U collections
prompt attention given
in Tippah and adjoining
con nties.
Refer to Colonel K. A. Pinson. Colonel T.li
nillard. Southworth. Thayer Co.. Memphis
W. L. DLF1
Office o. 89 Madison Street,
ssrlLL praetice in the various courts beld
ff in tne ciiy 01 jiempuia. special a,u
Uou will be "riven to the criminal practise.
W References : Estes. Fixer A Plnson.
M.I .Meacham. Rootss Co lv
Main street (Gayoso Block). Office hours
from 8 to 10 i.m. and from o to s pan. Special
ties: Children and Female Diseases. Grad
uated at tbe University of Berlin (Germajy ,
and has more than thirty years' practical ex-
Krieace. Vaccination dally at his office, be
'vnn :Uni t nVlrs-ko m. .lei
WHERE will be a meeting of the mechanics
Ul. at 7 i. ciock. or the purpoae of petition 'ng
the Legislature lor a lien u. ueeanjf to
be held in the Second Circuit Court room. A
fall attendance Is desired. jail
AVING been dnly appointed Admtnis'ra-
of the estate 01 George
II tor
county, Tennessee, all persons are 1
tilled to present to me, within the
s. Jbe-.l br law. all accounts and
saiu siutwi is u
will be frt vet
barred: nd iiii persons lndchved to
tate are requested 'o c
me at once. W'.U. RA
SCt'ie 1 M
Seconii st
Xt Public Sale,
on ti" premises, we will sell, to the hiij
bidder, the lot at the Intersection of the south
line of Overton street with the east Hue of the
alley next east of Main, being 71 feet square,
on which stand TWO FRAME BUILDINGS.
The owner of this property, a non-resident,
is now in the city, and IT MUST BE 30LJ
for what It will bring. TtlTLE PERFECT.
Saturday .Horning, Jan. Mth .
at ten ovXock.
At our A action Rooms, ail the Notes, Ban k
Slock. Accounts, Desks, etc., assets of the
Franklin insurance Companv.
GH. NHIEI.De A CO.. Aacusaern,
:o MAIN street
A. M. Boyd. Receiver Franklin Ins. Co.
Sf . K. ear.
acres of land, near the city. AT PUBLIC
SALE. We will sell, on
Thursday , SOU mt January.
upon the premises, to the highest bidder,
about sixty acres of good farm or garden land
on tbe Pope tract, six miles east of the otty,
iron ting the Raleigh and Hernando road, and
subdivided into two tracts of equal sine.
Terms easy, and an non need at I ale. As we are
instructed to make a posit i vs sa t k, we hope
to have a general attendance of bidders. Title
unquestionable. An Inexhaustible well of
Sne water, a cabin, and about lo a
closed, constitute the credent
The entire tract is cleared, bat t
oe oougni m ".tie immediate i
that central lot and well constructed Brick
Dwelling, belonging to O. C. Woodward. Esq..
at the southwest corner of Second and Ex-
cnange streets, has Man placed in our bands
ror immen.aie sale, ana nigniy ntvnw
terms will he offered to a purchaser. As a pri
vate residence, it is one of the most desirable
In the city. In all respects. Tlielot has a front
of TO leet on second by IK'S on Exchange.
jal! ROVSTKR, TKMRV A.s i s I.
: CO.
Buildine and Storings Association.
Oa tbe a hi Phi adelpnlsi Plsas."
SBCON D call on shares are doe and pay able
rm or before February i- at 7V o.m..
payable at the Secretary 's office. No. 1 Md.
a -i:-est .Basemen,,. rarue uesirous of
Joining a flrst-c lass Association are Invited to
call ana pojcurr oyj ul luc cons: uuiion
and by-laws, gratis.
shabs FKi; mwiH. The second Mated
monthly meeting wtil be held on MONDAY,
.T1, at
band will be loaned out to the
omcers of the Association for BrJ:
G. H. J I' I) AH, President..
DR. A. SZERENTI. Vice-President.
B. fcTCRM.
hmw-mss-.H Kiaenian J I'. Or.ke. M.
Steever, a Hi aW, Goidsuiilh, Ja. Nathan .
J. Schwab, Aug. Berton, H. Sssssei, .r.
L. and E. Lehman, Attorneys.

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