THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL.
MEMPHIS, TESTIST., FEIDAY, JANUARY 24, 1873.
VOL. 33.-NO. 21
1 he Bill 'oir Beorr tit. 1U.HM' to Ter
rlturiallrr the Indian Territory.
THE STORM BELT.
Monument to be
1 rom tbe St. Louis Time. j
We elsewhere publish the speech of
Hon. Erastus Wells, deliver d iu the
House on Thursday last. In which he
argues, with his -ru-toiiied elearuees
and force, the adoion of -ertain amend
ments that he had previously proposed
to the bill for the Territorial organization
of Ofeiahonm. It being now pretty gen
NEW York, Janury 23. At a meet-
iug of the Oreeley National Statue Com -
lustte. . held here last eveuing, Hon.
iwii'iam Ortou preeldeit. Jt was an
nounced that something like fifteen
thousand dollar- had already been sub
scribed. Letters of apology from those
uuable to attend were read, including
Mton from Carl Schurz, Oovernor
, -rallv admitted that the interests of the I Bros-, ot lllitx is, and Uovernor Blair,
whole iK-ople demand such legislitiou as 'of MK higaii. Mr. Orton then said it
shall open the Indian Territory to civi- the desire that every State and
lized settbanent and couimerce, dispos- j town should subscribe to the fund. 8ub
aearfDK it of its present semi-barbaric scriptioiis trom one dollar upward would
and isolated political system, all i be received. As soon the subscription
that remain to do is to "so arrange I li"ts are closed, they should be sent to
the Malta of the measure that the Treasurer. W. W. Neles was ap
thev -liall bemr most equitably -pointed President of the committee,
npo'u tne property, rights anl interests I and Andrew M. Green. Treasurer. Mr.
of the present inhabitants, but it is Orton proposed that the sum to be col
much to be questioned if the great ob-. lected should not exceed forty thousaud
iect in view can be sr. effectually accom- 1 dollars, and that sum to be devoted to
pltabed under the bill a.- reported and i the purpose of erecting a bronze statue
advocated i v Mr. Parker, of Missouri, ' C enUai 1'ark. with a base and pedes
..n the i.revious cUv. for a siruDle c-on- i tal of granite from New Hampshire,
aoUdatioTi ..f die various tril-ee. compos- the iiirtfiplace of the deceased, and that
Legislative Proceedings-Imp rUnt Ac
tion of the MUto Leber's As
sociation Mineral Items.
injr the Indian country under the usual
form of a Territorial government, as un
der tiie amendments to which we al
luded. While the proposed legislation,
iu the verv nature o! tilings, must su
a temple memorial be placed over his
grave at Greenwood. S. J. Tilden sec
onded the propositi on, which was adopt
ed. It is the intention of the commit
tee to have the amount collected at
ivrcedealf the existing treaties, paving i ouee so that the object for which they
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Territorial I were appointed should be immediately
curried out. Nothing will be done until
the full amount is collected.
Hulwer Lytton will lie buried at Kent-s-ood.
The Grand Duchess Helene Pauloona,
the wav, throng h a regular
rgani7.ation, to hual inoorpora- i
tion vi'Ji the other States of the
L'uiou. it -bould lie so guarded at
every point as not to deprive 1
the oci upJiuts of the Territory of any ol
the teiie'liu of the title which they now ,
hold to -oil from the General Gov- !
vroment. Congress should proceed upon ,
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toe IU-' a---uujniuu iu.i ni lunrc jtv wood
nle 'bold, thev hold by the solemnly I ,
pledged faith of treaty stipulation, and i i e uraua ijuc
that in sultltutine a new tenure of Doe- i or K""11. 18 dead
morion their ngbu must be scrupulous-' The Credit Mobilier scandal
K looked afier. that they be not made worse and more of it.
the vir-tinis of soliatiou to the amount! The Han Francisco police yesterday
of a single dollar. The amendment in- j made u raid ou the faro dealers
trodueed by Mr. Wells bears directly :
upon this point. It first provides that
the present tribal organizations shall
control the legislative body of the i
new Territory through the direct use
of the ballot-box, untrammeled by
squatters from the States, iu order to'
conviu-e them that the Government, '
even if the letter of its treaties be bro
ken, is honest and sincere in its promise !
ui I leiier mniHuuu . ujihc iu.-; Jones, of Nevada. -avs he s not cor
ougb sell-government. It also provides
for the security of individual propnetor
nhip, by reserving to each member of j
the tribes, male or female, adult or in
fant, one hundred and sixty acres of
iand, granting to those whose improve
ments already cover more than this
number of acres, priority of purchase to :
the amount of a section, at a minimum
valuation: and preventing, for a
term of years, the alienation of
titles thus secured: all remaining j
lands to be put upon the market
at prices ranging from one dollar and I
twentv-tive cents to hve dollars, and
Sales of discount of the Bank of Eng
land have been reduced from to per
A dispatch from Geneva says that
Rev. Boyer Pussey, D. D., is danger
Alex. Stephens has been nominated
for Congress and will, it is said, be
Jones, of Nevada, savs he
nipt, we want the papers tor that as
sertion. Mrs. Wharton s trial for attempting
to poison Van Ness, of Baltimore, will
end in smoke.
Dion, of New York city, oilers to play
Ubassy, of New Orleans, two billiard
matches, one iu New Orleans, the other
There is extensive immigration to the
I'uited States among the Germans. One
hundred and twenty families left Ber
Kimital V Hull u u. ViMlnniiiv ranAni.
the proceeds to i set asme ioi tne sole jted for Congress from the Second Dis
herit of tiie Indians for their educa-: Irlct of Xew Hampshire, by the Denio
tional and other advantages. It will be j emUc Convention,
seen that these amendments are de- , . .
ed for Us. i?-
nTm f thmr wards of the na- : Napoleon were .eleDrated in tne
tion-having in view Uieir gradual ele- i 3,,, "
vatiou and increased prosperity-pro-1 ' ro,ds Rltennwl- 14 ,
iding for them iu fact a future rank to j .Seven jnsoners escaped from the Pat
which, under present woudiUons, there I ersou, New Jersey, jail on Monday by
.. nnrnleihiiitv of their ever attaininc. ! a collusion with the door-keeper, hini-
The measure iu this torm, indeed, is one
iu the interest of humanity and pro
gress; meeting the necessities of the
situation with a mild, paternal and
Seltacholy Sulfide- He Accuses
ReuUites Before utl and Man.
New i rles:is has a singular suicide to
i elate and thi'uk about. John Beer, a
s.u-1- a ,!, ihjrty-nve years of age, left
hi lifeless body hanging to a bed post
in bis boarding-bouse, where It was
found in good order for the coroner and
requiring little preparation for the un
dertaker. J . Beer nad made elaborate
I reparation-- for his demise and funeral
and the payment of hi debts, and left
several document" to explain his line of
conduct. Hi- principal object in leav
ing this miserable, hearties- world was
lobe revenged on a rich biother and a
rich uncle, t he i .rmer, Henry Beer,
made a fortune as a merchant in Cal
cutta and retired to enjoy his wealth in
Bordeaux ; and tne latter, Henry Nae
yelv, roll- in wealth and luxury iu Mar
seilles, France. J. Beer had beeu a clerk
in his brothci V house in Calcutta, and
iefl Hi situatioiijto do bette rfor himself,
and did worse. Having left Asia to im
prove hi- fortunes, he tried to accom
plish this purpose all over Europe, but
failed. Then he crossed the ocean to
New Yorktoget.uielhingto do where
by he might keep soul aud body togeU- j UrH There js uo tllu. u, the wrpetrators
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self being a prisoner.
Anxiety is felt at Halifax. Nova Sco
tia, for the safety of the troop-ship Him
elyaya. Nothing has been heard of her
since she left England.
Win. Cassiday, of the Albany Argut,
died at half past live o'clock yesterday
morning. He was Secretary of the
Democratic State Committee.
The Persian Minister to London au
thorizes the contradiction of the report
that Persia has made a secret treaty,
ceding her territory to Russia.
Immediately on the receipt of a writ
of remittur from the Court of Appeals
in the I'oster case, the District-Attorney
will move to have Foster resentenced.
A number of Polish exiles, in New
York on Wednesday night, celebrated
the anniversary of the Polish revolu
tion by a meeting, at which patriotic
speeches were delivered.
A N ew York dispatch says th ;it the
stores of Frakenburg A SeLultz, lace
manufacturers, and of Aiexauder, im
porter of fancy goods, on Call street,
were burned last night. Damage, twen
ty thousand dollars.
The announcement of deaths to the
number of over fifty, from smallpox, in
Baltimore, causes some alarm there,
aud the officials of the city are called
upon to take measure- to prevent the
spread of the disease.
On Tuesday night burglars afteeted an
entranee into the store of Madame
Johanna Sewich, No. 40 Fourth street,
Cincinnati, robbiug it of hair goods es
timated to be worth thiee thousand dol-
he left h
again called i
it owed him
time the last K
out, ami this i
extremity of iioverty, nut managed
somehow to get hack again to Europe.
He called on In- uncle in Marseilles, but
having nothing to deposit be
was treated coldly. He called on his
brother in Bordeaux, but that Criesus
from India politely told him to go home
to his mother, who lived iu a small
corner o! Switzerland on a very small
remnant of a fortune. His health was
-shattered and he stayed some time with
the old ladr to recuperate. He loved
her dearly, 'hut did not like her temper.
As soon a- he was sufficiently restored
her's hospitable roof, and
ipou the world fbr what
-a living. Just about that
;ave him employment for
rone months, but the wai left tnui still
above ground sud uo better iu fortune.
lie then crossed over to America again
aud this tune landed in New Orleans.
That city had no xituatiouopeu tor him,
and what was the oor man to do?
What, hut sit down aud make his will,
write a few letters, explain himself and
leave the world which refused to give
him frieii i- t md and shelter'.' He had
lieeu phiyiug a friendly game of cards
With a fellow-boarder in the ev ening aud
r,.e.i iu good spirits. Iu the morning
the fellow-lioarder found him in the
in i risiui suspended by a rope from a
i.ed post, .lead. His last writings were
Mcatlered around in sight. In one doc
ument he gave some particulars of his
misfortunes, the substance of wbicl is
elated above. He also stated one of the
causes which drought him to his self
inflicted end. explicitly, thus:
"I wish to bring the shame of my ig
noble death home to two of my nearest
relatious, both veiy rich and influential,
wiio through their heartless and mean
treatment have brought tne to this des
perate act, and I accuse them before
tod and mau as the cause of my un
happy eud. Jiet them have a quiet
conscience if they can.'" He then names
his brother and uncle aforesaid as his
two heartless relations, aud requests
that the i ope with which he hangs him
self may l cut in two and a piece sent
to each relation. He also left a letter of
thanks to X VVuwenboch, Esq., the
Hwiss Consul iu New Orleans, who had
aided him witli mean, and made fruit
less efforts to get him employment. He
had sealed up his trunk, com , ing
nothing hut clothing, and ordered it to
tie sold to pay his hoard. He recom
mends that the hill fur his funeral ex
penses he divided, aud sent to his broth
er and uui le along with the rope, and
thinks they will pay to obviate scandal
And so John Beer squared up his tem
poral affairs, took a last revenge upon
his relations, and got even with the
The New York Tribune publishes a
detailed list of public improvements un
dertaken by the city at a cost of twenty
two million- of dollars which the new
Mayor fuuud fault with in bis message.
They include the following tunnel and
su-j tension bridge across Harlem river,
so be begun this year, the city's share in
the expense of which is four millions;
the widening of Broadway, $2,90(1,000;
Riverside Park ri ,'.10,006; Morning
tiide Park, $1,6000,00; Kiugsbridge lioad,
$1,000,000; extension of the Western
Boulevard, ShOiuvu; exteusion of the
aqueduct to One Hundred aud Thir
teenth Street, $TSD,utW; Parade Ground,
$700,000; Museum of Natural History,
5ilO,oOU; Museum of Art, $500,000, and
Abe rest of the street improvement
Wednesday evening an engine on the
North Pennsylvania railroad exploded
on the corner of American and Harris
s'jeets, in Hamsbury. Adam Rader
house was instantly killed, and his son
wouuded. The engineer was slightly
At the eveniug session of the Prison
Congress, now holding at Baltimore, a
number of papers were read, including
one from Miss Linda Gilbert, of Chica
go, on prison discipline; and another
from J. C. Walker, of Michigan, giving
a full account of the penal institutions
of that State.
The Erie Company is about to bring
suit against the Bostou, Hartford and
Erie railroad aud the trustees under the
mortgage for default of eighteen months
interest. The Erie Compauy also
claims that the five millions of bonds of
the Bostou, Hartford and Erie railroad
aud guaranteed by them, are peferred
It is reported that Houston aud Texas
Central railroad first-mortgage seven
per cent bonds for one thousand dollars
each, numbered from six thousaud two
hundred and seventy six to six thousand
three hundred, inclusive, were stolen
yesterday from the tanking-hous of
Win. T" Hatch A Sous, Wall street,
The sleeping car and rear coach of the
passenger train east on the Toledo, Wa
bash and Western railroad, were precip
itated down au embankment ten teet
high, Tuesday night, when mar Wa
bash, Indiana, aud smashed to pieces.
James Vail, conductor, and Mrs. Jam-
I lues, of Decatur, Illinois, were seriously
injured, and a number of others bruised.
In a (rase pendiug iu Brooklyn,
wherein a Mrs. Spicer claims a large
amount of money on the ground that
she is the wife of a dead " sport," a
husband of the lady whom lie aban
doned thirty years belore, yesterday ap
peared on the stand, causing quite a sen
sation. A record of a bigamous marri
age to another husband also appears
against the claimant.
Messrs. Forman, South, Muyde aud
.Mitchell, members of the State Return
ing Board, left New Orleans on Tuesday
for Washington, with official returns of
the State election held in Novemlier
last. These gentlemen have leu sum
moned to testify before the House Judi
ciary Committee. McEuery and Kel
logg, of both Houses, have each ap
pointed a Urge number of tax-assessors
A committee from the Couucll of Po
litical Reform, of New York city, are to
visit Albany to urge the removal of all
the justices in the Police Marine Court.
A member of the committee says that
some of the police-justices are had men,
and without education. The committee
a' so represeut that abuses have been dis
covered which will warrant the indict
ment of four or five prominent city offi
cials. Iu the Uuited States Court iu New
York, ou Wednesday, in the case of
Hotchkiss, agent of the Tradesmen's
National Bank aud National Shoe and
Leather Bank of the City of New York,
and the Milwaukee and HI. Paul Rail
road ( umpauy, in which action was1
brought to recover three thousand dol
lars' worth of bonds alleged to have been
stolen, Judge Blackford demurred to the
bill as to tne banks, and as to the rail
road comiiauy so far as it asas for the
Issue of new certificate of preferred
special lo the Appeal.
Nashvii.i.k, January 23. In the
House the following new bills were re
By Mr. Hughes, a bill to amend the
law for the sue of land for taxes, and to
strike out section six. chapter third.
By Mr. Trousdale, a bill to prevent
depredations by stock.
By Mr. Kerr, a bill to authorize cor
oners to appoint deputies.
By Mr. Lindsley, a bill to secure a
just compensation for sheriffs aud con
By Mr. Williamson, a bill to regulate
appeals from the Recorder's Court of
By Mr. Williamson, a bill extending
the law relative to revenue collectors.
By Mr. Kerr, a bill to benefit musical
corporations in legal proceedings.
By Mr. Lattin, a bill to regulate con
By Mr. Maffit, a bill to prevent frauds
in elections, by providing a puuisnment
for those who impose on voters that can
By Mr. Jeup, a bill to authorize rail
road companies to change their gauge.
By Mr. Cummings, a bill to regulate
the pay of district-attorneys, so as not
to exceed one thousand dollars a quarter
for prosecuting felonies.
By Mr. Hughes, a bill to regulate the
salaries of clerks, not allowing over four
Petitions from various counties to be
supplied with copies of the revised code.
Bv Mr. Trousdale, a petition to reiieal
the law requiring insurance companies
from other States to deposit twenty
Mr. Hughes offered a resolution direct
ing the State Railroad (Commissioner to
defer the sale of the Manchester aud
McMiuuville railroad until the first of
The following new bills were referred :
By Mr. Hughes: To exempt from tax
ation the property of soldiers of the war
By Mr. timithson: To amend the reg
istration laws; also, to regulate the
proceedings for the sale of laud for
By Mr. Warren: To define the duties
of judges, clerks and grand jurors.
By Mr. Tillman: To prevent unjust
discrimination of railroad freights.
By Mr. Robertson : To amend the lien
Senate bills on third reading:
Allowing manufactures to sell their
products without a license. Rejected.
Repealing the act allowing agricultu
ral societies to distribute prizes. Passed.
Several ineffectual efforts being made
to amend the repeal act, giving to ag
ricultural societies uermission to have
prize lotteries, the House adjourned till
Monday, twenty-seventh. The propo
sition was strenuously Opposed by
Messrs. Kerr, Hink and others, but ulti
mately prevailed, despite the strong ar
gument on the other side.
St A l t: TEACHERS' AHO IATIO..
In the State Teachers' Association Dr.
Elliott offered a resolution asking the
Legislature to render plain the right to
tax by districts for school purposes.
A. P. Yaucy said that in order to se
cure the establishment of a successful
free-school system the prejudices of the
people must be removed. He offered
the following suggestions : To make it
the duty of tax assessors to get
the scholastic population and pre
sent the same to the County
Commissioners; to increase the State
poll-tax to one dollar; levy a small prop
erty tax ; keep as a separate fuud what
is paid by the colored population; have
no free schools, but let the public fund
be paid to the regular schools iu the
shape of tuition; give to each county
the right to increase its public fund
to whatever amount it sees proper.
Mr. Caldwell read a lengthy paper
from Joseph Nelson, an old teacher at
Brownsville, upon the importance of
education and the necessity now exist
ing for the establishment of a practical
public school system.
Ex-Governor Brown presented the
Jlesotred, That county boards shall
have discretion to organize schools iu
the districts in Tennessee, of not lees
than three mo.iths during the year,
according to the amount of taxes levied
for school purposes by the county, the
term to be extended iu proportion to the
funds derived from the State or other
Iu support of his resolution Governor
Brown said that he was anxious that all
class of children least able to help them
selves should be reached. He wished to
get the matter of schools started on
however a small scale in each county in
the State. Too many public men iu
the State are disposed to shrink from
this school question on account of the
taxation necessary. If the State was
in a healthy condition financially, 1
would favor a grand State system of
free schools, but the thought of such a
step is not advisable at present.
Mr. Richards thought the proper way
to reduce our taxes was to get more men
to come in and help us to pay them ;
and he considered the beet way to ac
complish this eud would be to establish
free schools, and thus induce immigra
tion within our borders.
Dr. Elliott said that at last Tennessee
is determined to be educated; that in
this State the old maxim is reversed, aud
that it should be, "Eastward the star of
einpiie takes its way."
Mr. Coulter said that the Comptroll
er's report showed that East Teuuessee
was decreasing and not increasing in
Mr. Edmondson presented the follow
ing: Jitsotced, That we most respectfully
suggest the passage by the Legislature
of a common school law providing for a
State tax sufficient to meet the educa
tional requirements, and giving to the
counties the right to add to the amounts
provided by the State.
Ex-Governor Brown offered the fol
Resolved. That it is expedient that the
school fuud of the State, together with
its accumulated interest, should be fund
ed, along with all the other debts aud
liabilities of the State, the interest to be
paid semi-annually, a separate account
to be kept, and the proceeds annually
paid out to lb different counties, ac
cording to their scholastic population.
The Memorial Committee presented
the following :
ReitUved, That the Memorial Com
mittee be instructed to memorialize the
legislature iu favor of a system of pub
lic free schools, with the following au
thorities: A State board of education, a
Stale superintendant, a county board
of education, a district school com
missioner, with the usual powers
granted to such authorities, and that the
Memorial Committee be instructed to
memorialize the Legislature to provide
the following means to carry out and
maintain the public free schools of
the State, to-wlt : The proceeds of
the permanent school fund of the
State and the lntereet thereon,
which shall be fuuded in the
Unida of the State at the rate of six per
cent, per annum; also to levy a State
poll-tax of one dollar on all persons
subject to such tax, aud that the com
mittee memorialize the Legislature to
euact such several laws as shall author
ize the Dnorts of Chancery to incorpo
rate school districts, aa towns, for the
purposes oi taxation for school purposes.
Adopted as given above.
The election of officers resulted as fol
lows: President Judge Samuel Watson.
Vice-Presidents Hunter Nicholson,
T. T. Eaton, J. A. Richardson, N. W.
11 Connell, W. A. Smith, R. W. Hum
phreys, J. N. Coulter, A. B. Hayues.
Corresisjuding Secretary Dr. J. B.
Recording Secretary Rev. J. Braden.
Treasurer J. O. Griffin.
Executive Committee Y. Caldwell,
W A Neilson, Rev. Mr- Weakley, John
Wriazl, , H. 8. Bennett.
Several Memphis members left for
home this evening.
Several hundred East Tennessee emi-
6 rants for West Tenneaaee paaaed
arough this city within the past few
days. The chief points uf destination
Railroad Movements gerionsl j Re
tarded The Storm Continues
with Cnahated Fury.
Residents of the Suburbs of Chi
cago Unable to Reach Their
seem to be Haywood, Madison, Carroll,
Gibson, and Shelby counties. For the
most part they appear to lie vigorous,
and hopeful of doing well in their new I
homes. l l... V,,..l.wnu Vi.itod hv Hiurr
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Nashville, January 21 .-The con-j rereet of the Season.
veuuoo oi iue two nouses 01 toe i legis
lature to-day elected W. W. Hobbs,
Democrat, Comptroller by a majority of
twenty votes over Blackburn, Republi
can. Captain Hobbs is a citizen of
Waverley, Humphreys county, and has
been for several years Clerk of the Coun
ty Court of his county. He is a good
I business man, and va ill no doubt make
j a faithful and efficient officer.
Dr. William Morrow, of Knox county,
was re-elected treasurer on the urst bal
lot, by a vote of 87 to 10. Hla election
was a foregone conclusion, as he is uni
versally popular, and one of the most
efficient officers in the State. The three
offices of Comptroller, Treasurer and
Secretary of Htate are distributed one to
each grand division of the State. After
the result of the election of Treasurer
was announced, the convention ad
journed ine die, the Senators returning
to their chamber, when both houses ad
journed until to-morrow morning.
There is a very strong feeling in the
Legislature in favor of a Constitutional
Convention, and a bill for that purpose
is now in preparation.
I learn that a bill will be introduced
in a few days to reorganize the courts
of Shelby county, but I do not know
the particulars of the bill, not having
No doubt an Insurance Departmcut
will be created by the Legislature to ex
ercise control and surveillance over all
insurance companies, life, fire and ma
rine, but there are great doubts ex
pressed of the success of the application
of the fire companies to repeal the law
requiring a deposit of twenty thousand
dollars by each company, liefore doing
Laws embracing a general public
schools system, and the encouragement
of immigration, will bedoubtless passed.
Iu connection with immigration a
resolution will be introduced to publish
the report of Major Joe Barbiere, made
to the Legislature as Commissioner to
Europe, and it will most probably pass.
Memphis has her usual number of
visitors here representing various inter
ests. The rotunda of the Maxwtl House
presents almost as many familiar faces
as tne Peabody or Overton.
There is a general, indeed almost uni
versal, complaint here of the prevailing
influenza, which your correspondent has
named the antbrosootic, a disease of
men, in contradistinction to the epizootic,
a disease of animals, or horses. Ax
THROSGOTID is not harder to pronounce
than epizootic, looks as well In print,
and is a new word and cannot be ren
dered into epzoot or tnootic. It is ex
pected to appear in the next edition of
The weather has moderated very
much iu the past twenty-four hours.
Judge Nicholson is improving.
, Congress Xemorialized on the Ciril MEMPHIS THEATEK
The Case or the Union Pacific Kailroad
before Wilson's Committee.
BiU Postponed The
Tin: i . p. r. k. in sixes.
Oliver Ames, former President of the
Union Pacific railroad, was sworn. He
was asked what it cost to build that por
tion of the road iu Oakes Ames's con
tract, but was not able to reply. He was
examiued at length regarding subscrip
tions to the capital stock of the Union
Pacific, and also relative to subscriptions
authorized to be made by the trustees of
the Credit Mobilier to the stock of the I Howard.
I nion Pacific. During the examination
he said Oakes Ames's contract could not
have beeu obtained so low as it was if
the completed portion of the road had
not beeu included in the contract.
Question Did you not, by virtue of a
contract with Oakes Ames which in
cluded one hundred and thirty-eight
miles of road already completed, derive
large profit from the Union Pacific Rail
road Company, and was not that profit
made the very instant the contract was
assigned by the trustees?
Answer it was.
Question Did not the Credit Mobilier,
a few mouths after, declare a large divi
dend? Answer We did.
Question Were not all the assets out
of which the Credit Mobilier made divi
deuils, obtained from the time of assign
m. nt, until the dividends were made?
Answer They were.
Question Was not a large portion of
the dividend derived from an extension
of the contract over that part of the road
already built aud accepted by the Gov
ernment? Answer It probably was.
Question Vvhat did the one hundred
and thirty-eight milesof completed road,
included" in the Oakes Ames contract,
Mr. Swauu Did you represent to the
Government parties in authority that
the portion of road referred to was the
finished road, and fully equipped; and
did you uot receive your bouds accord
ingly, iu conformity with the law?
Answer The Commissioners inspect
ed every twenty miles of road and re
ported its completion to the Govern
ment. The road was equipped for run
ning purposes but not to the extent of
accommodating travel. The Govern
meut accepted the road as finished, and
the bills were paid.
. Question Do you know how much
money was spent for engine-houses, en
gines, etc., alter the road was accepted?
Auswer A gissl many hundred thou
Mr. Hoar Did the contract with
Oakes Ames bind him to do anything
more than to work a certain portion of
the road aud to take an additioual sum
of money in payment for it?
Answer The contract bound Oakes
Ames to furnish a certain number of
engines and cars, which be did.
Mr. Shallabarger Was not all the
machinery and rolling-stock, at the rate
of seven thousand five hundred dollars
a mile, included in Oakes Ames's con
tract, already included in the presiding
Auswer 1 think the required amount
of rolling-stock had not beeu put ou the
road at tbe time of coucluding Oakes
The committee adjourned till Mon
day. i. f. .m:r i .
Secretary Delano has arrived here
much improved iu health.
The Ways and Means Committee
have postponed the subject of refunding
the cotton tax until after Brooks's bill
has beeu printed.
The Senate Committee on Commerce
will report a bill providing for the trans
fer of St. Mary's Falls canal to the
Uuited States, as soou as the tolls shall
have reimbursed the State of Michigan
for expenditures. The Government will
probably enlarge and improve the canal.
The House Judiciary Commitfee
agreed to tbe principal features of Mr.
liutler's bill to distribute the Geneva
The Committee ou Privileges and
Elections met this morning. Senator
Morton announced that the ques
tions into which tbe committee would
inquire were, first, with regard to the
electoral vote; second, with regard to
legal election; third, as to whether a
legal government now exists in Louis
iana. The investigation into the Louisiana
contested Senatorship has commenced.
Ray and McMlllau will make their re
BrrFALo, Jauuary 23. Two uoted
burglar were arrested here last night
with a large amount of jewelry in their
IHisression. Among the articles is a fine
nuuting-caee chronometer watch, No.
28,4tr2; a lady's gold hunting-case
watch, with name partly erased, but
suppc-.-.i to be Annie or Alice Funk;
and a heavy gold cross, set with i carls,
pd marked R. M. Burton.
St. Louis, January 23. Owen Nor
ton, a workman at the bt. Louis Lead
and Od Works, corner of Cass avenue
and Seoond street, while oiling presses
to-day, was caught in the machinery
and had his head cut off'.
Toledo, Ohio, January 23. The most
violent snowstorm of tbe season set in
from the northeast this morning, and at
dark continues unabated.
Cincinnati, January 23 Snow fell
and then it commenced raining this
evening, and continued at intervals
during the evening. The snow is dis
Indianapolis, January 23. A severe
snow.-torm has prevailed here since last
night at midnight, and is snowing quite
briskly to-day at eleven o'clock. It is
now fully twelve inches deep. Trains
are very much delayed on nearly all the
From St. Loul-
8t. Louis, January 23. The snow
storm which began here last night still
continues, and is the severest of the sea
son. There is about six inches of snow
on the ground. A high wind prevails,
and if the snow was dry it would drift
badly. Mercury 38.
Milwaukee, January 23. A terrible
snow and wind storm commenced here
about four o'clock this afternoon, with a
prospect of continuing all night. Re
ports from St. Paul and Minneapolis in
dicate another cold snap, but uo snow.
At Uuicon a storm is brewiug and the
weather is cold. At McGregor it
is cloudy, snowing and blowing,
and blocking up the road beyond.
Milwaukee, January 23. The storm
is still raging here and west to the Mis
sissippi river, but does not extend into
Minnesota yet. No trains will leave
here for the West to-night, and trains
on all the roads are considerably de
layed. From Chicago.
Chicauo, January 23. The terrible
snow-storm which commenced here ear
ly this morning, continued all day and
till ten o'clock to-night, with unabated
violence. Snow fell to a depth of prob
ably ten inches on a level, but a furious
northeast wind has drifted it so that it
is difficult to tell tbe exact depth at this
hour, half past ten o'clock this even
ing. Tbe snow has about ceased, and
the wind is abating in violence. No
trains left the city on any of the rail
roads to-night, aiid hundreds of busi
ness men living in suburban villages,
are snow-bound in the city. The street
railroads have run a limited number of
care all day with four horses to each.
Reports" from the South and South
west, East and West, show that the
storm has been even more severe in
those sections than here, aud appears to
have extended itself to a comparatively
short distance in the North and North
west. On the Chicago and Northwestern
railroad snow is reported not to be
heavy between here and Oshkosh; and,
though no trains left here to
night ou that railroad, tbe trains
running Oetween usnKoeh and fort
The Milwaukee and St. Paul
railroad reports no snow on the road for
one hundred miles west of Milwaukee.
Burlington and Keokuk reports it snow
ing heavily all day and drifting badly;
trains ou all the railroads have been
abandoned. Omaha reports very cold
and windy, but clear. There is no
snow ou the Illinois Central railroad.
The storm extends from Chicago to Cai
ro. There are ten or twelve inches of
suow, and it is drifting badly. On the
Michigan Southern railroad trains are
reported moving, but the snow is deep
and drifting badly. Along the line
of the Michigan Central railroad tbe
storm extended beyond Jackson, at
which point the snow is reported a foot
deep ou a level. Throughout central
Illinois tbe storm has raged for the past
thirty hours and all tbe reads are block
aded. No trains have arrived at or left
Springfield since this morning on
any rood and snow lies fifteen inches
deep. Jacksonville, Illinois, is reported
iu a similar condition of affairs. A train
on the Southeastern railroad is snow
bound and completely buried some miles
from Jacksonville. At Peoria a storm
raged with terrible fury. Trains on all
the railroads are abandoned. Sev
eral trains on the Toledo, Peoria and
Wabash railroad are snow-bound at
Fairburg, but fortunately the
cold has not beeu at all severe. The
thermometer here stood at twenty-one
degrees above zero all day. The amount
of suffering from the storm is not likely
to be great;
Rights Question Report of the
Committee on Elections
Death of an Old Citizen of Little Rock
SPALDISO P OPE PSOFIt 1 KTORJS.
JlOSn IT, JAM ART -JO 173.
For MlgMKt, Wednesday ud iKnb.j
Special 10 tht Appoal.j
Little Rock, January 23. The ne
gro members of the House to-day gave
vent to their feelings iu explanation
of their votes on the Senate
memorial to Congress, asking the
enactment of a civil rights bill. As
may be imagined, there were some vio
lent speeches made, the sentiments of
which were echoed by sundry white Re
publicans. Tbe memorial passed.
This memorial should not be con
founded with a civil rights bill now
pending before the Legislature.
J. G. Frierson and T. J. Radcliffe. the
minority of the Senate Judiciary Com
mittee, to-day presented their report
agaiust the adoption of the report of
their committee on the Senate bill to
punish usurpation of office.
The Committee on Contested Elec
tions reported to-day, recommending
that Tankersley, Kingston, Hawkins
and Cabell, all Republicans, be con
firmed, basing theii action on the ground
that proper notice had not been served
by the contestants. The report was re
ferred back to the committee.
Captain Henry C. Ashley, an old cit
izen of this place, died to-day of menin
Toe t'hfftuxntou Barvhaek KMrr of
llie world, ami his Unat
AND CHAMPION SHOW !
ONLY JAMES ROBINSON !
SWEEPING REDUCTION !
MiMUsr Horseiuin and Cbampion
or r.vcry Ljuin.
aie.OOO for any rider tint! will equal him
Tbe best Pad Klder m the World.
MaPPr.K AND WBITSIT,
The Celebrated Athletes.
! VK PK I HROTHEBsf,
The Challenge dyniaants.
PHIL SHCRIOAS, The Dog Equentnan.
The yoon American Grotesque A Trick Clown
i UU1CK, The Boy- Wonder.
HANCRR ! he Infant Miracle.
IB'LLt Utl lxK BIMHELL,
Queen of the FloaUnff ( ord," in her Journey
to the Cloudi blindfolded.
EXTRAORDINARY REDUCTION !
The Inimitable Two and Fonr-Horse Rluer.
MR. CH 1R1.ET HCVI,
The genteel delineator of uhkperlHn comedy
I.AWK:.N K VOLWAK,
The is reat Voltieeur.
Monday, Jan. 27 Mm. D. P. BOWERS.
GALVESTON, January Zi. Cotton
quiet; reeeiptu, 1009 balee; exports to
Great Britain, 212 bales; sales, 1000 balee;
last evening, 1000 bales; stock, 63,-527
MOBILE, January 2S Cotton steady;
receipts, 13'jo bales: exports coastwise,
660 bales; sales, 500 bales; stock, SI, 325
SAVANNAH, January 23. Cotton
quiet; receipts, 3232 bales; sales, 2500
bales; stock, 81,730 bales.
CHARLESTON, January 23. Cot
ton firmer; receipts, 2243 bales; ex
ports coastwise, 1328 bales; sales, 1000
bales; stock, 44,018 bales.
BOSWTCLL PORTER On the evening of
January. 1, lk74, at the residence of Mr. R. K.
Boeweil, Vance street, by Rev. W. E. Bogg.
Mr. L. E. Boswell. of this city, and Mis A.s
nie M. Poktek, of Union Town, Ohio.
Loss of the Emigrant Ship North
'three Hundred and Twenty-seven
Lives Supposed to be Lost.
London, January 23. Tbe report of
a terrible marine disaster last uignt in
tbe English channel has just beeu re
ceived. Tbe emigrant ship North, which
sailed from here several days ago,
for Australia, with four hun
dred and twelve passengers, ex
clusive of her crew, collided at mid
night, two miles ofi Dungiuess, with an
uuknowu foreign steamship, aud was
cut to tbe water's edge. -
Only eighty-five persons are known to
have "been saved. It is believed that
every other person who was on board
has fouud a watery grave.
No attention was paid by the steam
ship to the emigrant vessel after the
collision, and sbe proceeded on her
course, leaving the sufferers to their farte.
ML'LLIGAX On Thursday, the 23d Inst., at
3 a.raot paralysis, Mrs. C. E., wife ol Wil
liam P. Miillgan.
The funeral wUI take place this FRIDAY)
afternoon, at yt o'clock, from St. Teter-s
Church. The friends of the family are re
spectfully invited to attend.
HITZKELD On the insL, at the rem
denceoi his parents, Fkbd Lilly Hitzkkld,
their only sou, aged 3 years.
' Now I ay me down to sleep,
I pray the Lord my soul to keep,
l: 1 should die before t wake
I pray the Lord my soul to take.1'
No. 6. It
Council will be held at th.-ir hall. In Odd
riiows nuiiuing, this (Friday .vi-ning,
January 2-ith, at 1 o'clock, for the pnrpiwe of
conferring degrees. Members are reiiuested
to be punctual In attendance.
Transient R. and S. M.'s fraternailv invited.
By order of U. SEDER, T. I. M
Attest : C. H. Mveks, Recorder. sei9
rfHE stated communication of Kil
A winning Lodge, No. 3U, will be held
hl (FRIDAY) evening, Jauuary 24th,
,Y ' "ioaLcn or Dusine-w,
ah ji . m. i a
By order of
Lot' is Czaski,
All Jl m. are fraternally Invi'ed.
K. CREIGHTON, W. M.
COTTON PLANTATION HANDS FROM
u-'irgiscnQ r iurnisned to planters by
Prominent Bankers Propose to Fund
the New Loan Authentic istate
ment of the Agreement
Washington, Jauuary 23. There
was a large conference at the Treasury
Department this afternoon between the
Secretary and the representatives of
prominent banking firms, who bive
made proposals to fund tbe new loan.
After a lengthy discussion and a thor
ough understanding between the gentle
men representing tbe firms below men
tioned an agreement was made, of which
the following is an authentic statement :
The parlies to tbe two proposals which
have been pending before tbe Secretary
of tbe Treasury having united, the Sec
retary has this afternoon completed a
contract for the negotiation of the re
maining three hundred million five per
cent, funded loan with Messrs. Jay
Cooke A Co., representing N. M. Roths
child A Sons, Messrs. Jay Cooke, Mc
Culloch A Co. and themselves, and with
Messrs. Morton, Bills A Co. and Drexel,
Morgan A Co., representing Messrs.
Baring Brothers A Co., Messrs J. S.
Morgan A CO., Morton, Koset A Co ,
It is learned that the first intention of
the Secretary was to announce one hun
dred millions, but after further consid
eration it was decided to place the whole
amount at three hundred millions; and
jiarties representing tne firms already
mentioned combined and agreed to take
between them tbe entire amount. Tbe
agreement between the Government
and the syndicate is substantially the
same as that which attended the old syi -dicate,
though the particulars could not
be officially ascertained. It is understood
that a tew slight modifications have on
ly beeu made, and they are In favor of
the Tr,- isury Department. The business
of the s" udioale will be commenced as
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCEHN.
We, tke undersigned. Brick ( on tractors,
and Builders of the city of Memphis, bind
ourselves one to tbe other that we will not
take any biick.work out of any architect's
office In the city of Memphis as subcontractors
under any carpenter, iron-worker or plasterer,
or in fact as subcontractors under any one
whereby our money will have to pass through
the hands of any person to us; that we will
not take or contract for any work under such
circumstances wl'hont we are made parties
to said contracts, and reserve to ourselves the
ri?ht to collect money an our part of said
brick-wot k in our own name. Ulven under
our hands a; d seal.
8AM PIPER. R. D. NEWPORT.
ROBERT ALLEN. O. H. P. PIPER.
CHAS. NAOLE. JOHN W. GRANT.
L. D. GRANT. J. HAINES.
Memphis. Ti-tin , Janu.irv 21. tsTS. ,Ji
HAVING this day suggested the insolvency
of the estate of Doncan Maclean, dee'd,
in accordance with the order of the Clerk of
the County Court of Shelby county, in that
behalf, I hereby give notion for all persons
having claims against the estate of said Dun
can Maclean, dee'd, to appear beiore the
County Coutt Clerk of Shelby county, and flle
their claims, authenticated !n tbe manner
prescribed by law, on or before the 23d day at
April, 1ST.!; and that any claim not tiled on or
b tore said day, or before an appropriation; of
the runds of said estate U niide. will be lor
ever barred, both in law and equltr.
JOHN B. CAMPBELL,
Executor of Dunaan Maclean, deceased.
January 23, 1873, ja24 fri
TO DRUGGISTS, APOTHECARIES
On Saturday Morning. Jan. 25th
AT 11 O'CLOCK.
At So. I7 I'oplar street, I will sell. FOR
CASH, at auction, to the highest bidder, all
the Drugs, Medicines, Chemicals, Toilet Artl
cles, Bottles, Fixtures, cne Iron Safe and
Showcases in the Drug Store lately occupied
by Taylor A Co.
js2l R. VAN BRCrf-'KLIN, Auctioneer.
DRY GOODS! DRY GOODS!
B. LOWENSTEIN & BROS.
AS WE ARE SOW OS THE EVE OF OCR
ANNUAL STOCK TAKING
We are giving our Patrons Special Bargain In
House Furnishing Goods !
Receiver's Sale Z
WE WILL SELL OX
Saturday Morning, Jan.
BLANKETS, QUILTS AND COVERLETS
AT TEN O'CLOCK.
At our Auction Rooms, all the Notes, Hank
Htock, Accounts, Desks, etc., assess of the
Kranklm Insurance Company.
UKU. SHIELDS CO., AaetioBem.
210 MAIN STREET. I
A. M. Boyd. Receiver Franklin Ins. Co.
REAL ESTATE EXCHANGE.
ROYSTER, TREZEVANT A CO.,
Si. K. cor. Main sad J ellenon Sta.
Black and Colored Silks!
riiO WAM UBB9
A atreH of lam!.
AT t APRECEDtMEDLV LOW PRICES.
BULLETIN FOR THIS DAY:
AD GARDEN KRH. 0
near the attTa AT PUBLIC
MALtt.. We will sen, on
Tbnndajr, SOib of January,
upon the premises, to the highest bidder,
aboat sixty acres of good : arm or garden land
on the Pope tract, six miles east off the city,
lrontlng the Raleigh and Hernando road, and
subdivided into two tracts of equal size.
Terms easy, and announced at ale. As we are
instructed to maite a rotiiTi vksai k. we hope
to have a general attendance of bidders. Tlue
unquestionable. An inexhaustible well ol
Une water, a cabin, and aboat 15 acre en
closed, constitute the present Improvements
The entire tract is cleared, but woodland may
be bought In the Immediate neighborhood.
AT PRIVATE SAXE,
that central lot and well constructed Brick
Dwelling, belonging to J. C Woodward, Esq.,
at the southwest corner of Second and Ex
change streets, has been placed in oox hands
for Immediate sale, and highly favorab e
terms will be offered to a purchaser. As a pri
vate residence. It Is one of the most desirable
in the city, in all respects. li e lot has a front .
ol 7U leeton Heeond by Uw on tx.-han-e.
Jail ROYSTER. TRVZEVANT A CO.
PLAIN AND FANCY DRESS GOODS
FURS, FURS, FURS!
Can now be purchased ol us, in every variety, at LO
PRICES than these goods have ever been
offered before !
A. TALI ABO.
A. B. TACCAi&O
HOSIERY & UNDERWEAR
GREATLY REDUCED !
WE WOULD CALL SPECIAL ATTE5TI03 TO
A. TACCABO A CO.
Importer and Dealers in
wines, liquors OUR MAGNIFICENT LINE OF EMBROIDERIES
AT Which we arc mw gelling at Extremely Low Prices.
No. 324 Front Street, - Memphis.
IN addition to the Wine and Liquor Butflneeb ,
In which we have been engaged for the ;
past twenty-five years in this city, we have :
now added thai of Cotton Factors and Com- I
mission Merchants, which latter branch ol
the business will receive the especial atten
tion of our Mr. C. Dlckruann, whune long ex
perience In that line, both In this city and
New Orleans, will, we feel Hatisded. insure fall
satisfaction to ail who may favor us with
a. Liberal advances made on consign
ments of Cotton. All cotton insured, unless
ael A. VACCARO A CO.
B. Loweustein & Brothers
242 and 244 Wain Street, Cor. JeH'eram.
Direct Importatiou of Masks.
MARDI ORAS Ik coming. Secure your
M.i-ks io time al sPKfHT'S. Largest
anaortmeut In the city; give him a call; rttps
Candy anfl Cakes alwavs on hand, fresh every
day, at 37 MADISON STREET.
OPIUM AND MORPHINE
HABIT CUBED LMXED1ATELY
By Dr. Beck's only known and sure remedy.
NO CHARUE for treatment until cured. Call
on or addresn DR. J. c. BECK 113 John street,
Cincinnati. Ohio nolUdAW
TICKET OFFICE, )
Louiavllle, Nasnville Sl Ut. Southern R. R. f
" Planters or others desiring to secure la
bor from Georgia, or any portion of the south
east, can be furnished transportation, at low
est rates, from any point In Ueorgia or the
Carolina... by depositing money with
JAMES SPEED, Ticket Agent,
Ja22 eod No. 237S Main street.
FEUGET & LOGEHART
HAVE REOPENED AT
328 Front Street,
(Faboasoj 4 Clay's Ojli Stasd,)
1HANKINU CUB CUSTOM KttS AND PA
X trons for past favor, we ho
tlnnauce of tbe same.
v ltllwl iiM heretofore
)pi for a con-
" All orders pronipt-
For Rarity and Strength
It lis TTxa.octxxnlloa..
Ml.l l Al l .KOCEBS.
GW r. SEABORN ft CO.
REAL ESTATE BROKERS
will buy and sell landtt on commission
examine titles, pay tales, and collect all
claims intrusted to them (if possible).
F0BBEST CITY, ST. FBACI8 C0UST i
LOUISVILLE & NASHVILLE
GREAT SOUTHERN RAILROAD.
Express Train leaves dally, Sundays
oxcepted 3:-W a.in
Mail Train leaves daily . p.a.
tsrowusvnie accomniouauon leaves
daily, Sundays excepted 4:40p.aa
T.No change of cars by this line for Louis
ville, St. Louis or Nashville. Pullman Palace
Hleeping-carson all nlghttralns.
W" For Tickets or information apply at
Ticket Office, No. 237 1-2 Xdln Street.
JOHN T. KLYNN, Bnp't Memphis Div.
Jaxls Sfeso, Ticket Agent. Jaltt
KOCTHIRK RAII.WAT SkCXKlTy tOMUST,
Lessee Memphis and Charleston K. K..
Memphis, Tenn., October 29, IsT'i.
HIS & CHARLESTON R. R.
CHANGE OF TIME
Tuesday, October 29, 1872.
TRAINS WILL RUN AS FOLLOWS:
Mall Train leaves Memphis ilioa.it.
Mall Train arrives at Memphis mrai a.m
Express Train leaves Mempnia ixv a.m
Express Train arrives at Memphis 11 :V pjo
Junction Aoc leaves Memphis. firm p.m
Junction Aoc. arrives at Memphis. SMI p.m
SomervlUe Acc. leaves Memphis.. 4 :46 p.m
Somerviiie Acc. arrives at Memphis, ft :.jt a.m
Making close connection ut Orand Junc
tion, Corinth, Decatur and Ch ittanooga for all
points South, North and Kant.
72 miles shorter to Chattanooga, East Ten
cessee, Georgia and tne seaboard cities than
via Nashville. Quick time and close connec
tions to Na-hville.
Ticket Office, 378 Main sl., and at Depot.
kokn, sup t west tnvuuon.
HXLHPHla DKPOT OF TH k
Uackett Manufacture g Company's
Marblelxed, Enameled and Plain
Hackett Patent Grates, Hackett Patent Frank,
fin Stoves, Plain and Enameled Grates.
'o. MS Seromi St.. Xemuhia. Tennrs
The Celebrated Hackett Grate
IS used by tbe following families, who I feel
assured will take pleasure in ftlving their
opinion as to the merits of this Grate to any
one suffering from cold rooms this freezing
weather. WE CLAIM that they require less
fuel, give out more beat and leave less ashes
and are more cleanly than any grate In use.
In the Northern Part of the City :
G. Reder, J. B. Grilling,
William Karr, Wra. Allen.
George Handwerker, Dr. R. r. Bate ru an
W. Z. Mitchell, J. P. Pietcott,
Rev. Father Walsh.
In the Central Part of the City :
Jones Baldwin, Arcts; Dr. Hodges,
Dr. A. szerenyi, M. E. Cochran,
P. Menkes. Judge T. W. Brown
C. C Graham, G. M. Greeley,
CP. WlBkler, J. B-CDok. Arc t.;
W. Z. Taylor, Fargason A Clay,
Ed. Neiderer, C. r. Conn,
Craft A Scales, A. F. Dods.
In Southern Part
E. P. Fontaine.
trE HAVE SECURED THE AGENCY OK
TT this unrivaled Piano, and eaa now
orTer inducements, so far as the quality of our
instruments Is concerned, not surpassed by
any house In the North or elsewhere. Oar
i'ae - in h races
of the City :
J. H. Smith,
John F. Thomas.
K. A. Parker,
Judge J. E. H. Ray.
J. F. Frank,
J. H. Lenow,
Judge Archibald Wright.
H. H tivix. 343 Smiml street.
Wm. Co e
Thos. H. A len,
W. L. Morse,
Nllfs Meri weather
J. W. Anderson,
J amcs ti. I ook
UK I DUB A DEXIJG,
Manufacturers of the Celebrated
PETERS, WEBB & CO.
And we take great pride and
awe to oner to ourc
re In being
Our friends In purchasing from us cast rely
on procuring the very best which a given
amount of money can buy.
MERRIMAN & WILLCOX,
273i Main Street.
HORSES AND MUXES-
HORSE AND MULE MARKET,
J. C. EDWABDS A CO., Prop'rs.
Fifth Ht reel.
AND DEALERS IN
Cement, Plaster, Hair,
Fire Briclr and Clay, Hay, Corn, Bran.
41 South Court St.
MISSISSIPPI & TEXNESSEE R.B.
CHANGE OT TIME.
COMMENCING THURSDAY, DECEMBER
j 1K72. Trains will run as follows:
New Orleans Mail, ai:y... 1 ::m p,m. 2 50 p.m
Arrive al New Orleans 10 a.m
Arrive al Vleksburg i:30 am
Express Train, dally 4:30p.m. 9:ti a-in
Pullman Palace Sieeplug Cars through to
i New Orleans without change.
Ticket offices, XS7',-., Main street and at De
I pot, foot of Main street.
tsll M. RUB Kg. Sop't.
Ames, Beattie & Co., 496
Main street, offer Bargains,
Wholesale and Retail, in
Furniture, Carpets, Mat
tresses, Oilcloths, Window
Ha. MO, (11, 13 and D13 S.
THE PUBLIC ARE AGAIN NOTIFIED
that rt. s. Grant and sons are no longer
employed by Jas. C. Kd wards at Co. In the
horse and male trade. Mr. Joseph us Irvine
being now associated as a member of -said Arm.
We are now prepared to continue the busi
ness, and pay cash for ail good horses and
mules brought to thl- market lor sale : also, to
feed and sell on commission, at the lowest
rates. Liberal cash advances made oa con
signments. A good assortment of moles and bona, al
ways on hand and for aa e.
Jas J. C. EDWARDS A O.
HUMAN HAD GOODS
OF THE FIRST HAND.
BRAIDS, CHI6XUKS, CURLS
CHATELAINES, FRIZZES, ETC.,
AT THE HAIR STORE OP
F T , VIGrlSTE,
269; MAIS STREET.
We make a specialty of oar business, and defy
competition. . i
ST. O. MIIXJEEFt,
I Late of, and sacceaasc to, Caaudy A Miller,
A victim of early laJlscretion, causing ner
vous debility, psemature decay, etc., having
fried lu vain every advertised remedy, has
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soon oh preiiuiiuary arraugeuiejiw n mtta free nl, feuow-iirerrs. Ad
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OK ALL SIZES AND
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In Kasiujl ad Takkkd Ko?s, all Mtem
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month, ktasa. We keep oa hand, nssty fo
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