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THE MEMPHIS DAILY A.P3?EA.L-MOjSTX)A.Y5 OCTOBER 27, 1873.
DEMPHIS APPEAL MOXDAY MOKXIXG, OCT 27, 1873, Tlie Pnllr Appcnl lion n litrgcr circn latlnn Ihmi nil IlicutSicr Jlemplil daily imprn) combined. THE CHEAPEST CltI9i OETI.ET. The iuestioH of cheap transportation is one which every man, rich and poor, in the country is interested in. The western States being the granaries of the nations, with a surplus product ohieJly of grain, which must find a mai- ket iu the Atlantic sea-board cuies or in Europe, are vitally interested in this uuestiou. These States ship liually MMikms of bushels of grain to Tim demand tills year for breadgtuflfe by the European na tie-Bs is greater than ever, and, from all tle oMtaWe indication, is likely to in crease every ymr. We have repeatedly called the attention of the western poepte to ib Mississippi river as tlie proper oottst, trfa New Orleans, for the xnrl grain trade of the west The si of taklncr arain from Chicago to Liverpool Vy the Canadian route is, it is intimated by parties comietent to judge, eight coals per bushel more than by conveying it from St. Louis to Liver pool l.v wav of the Mississippi river. In r - - the shiiMiieut of one million bush els of grain by the latter route the sum of eiehty thousand dollars h saved to tlie shippers in the single item of transportation. Suppose the (HMBtitv shinned be fifty million bush- ttte, the araotiutsAved by the Mississippi river route would be four million dollars, which in ten years would be forty mill- Um (toifaie! Ought not this fact open the eves ef ftstern grain-growers to their real interests? The route by way of New Orleans to Europe is rendered more conspicuously preferable if the shipment from the west is made through the northern lakes and Erie canal to New York, or by i ail to that city, over which route the cost of transportation is creator than by the Canada route. It may not be generally understood that the route by way of the Mississippi has the advantage iu time, as well as cheap ness, if the shipments north be made by the lakes and canals, and if, as is .pro posed, a line of light draft iron steamers be put in the trade between St Louis ami the gulf, the advantage in time would be .till greater in favor of the Mississippi route. To illustrate the busi ness capacity of this great natural canal the Mississippi river for the transportation of bulk-freight, we extract from the New Orleans Times that within a single week, last winter, two trains or tows of itarges, arrived at that city, one convey ing three titoueaud eight hundred tons of rolling freight, and one hundred thousand bushels of bulk corn; the other carryig five thousand eight hundred tons of rolling freight, and forty-five thousand bushels of bulk corn. To con vey an amount of freight equal to either of these tows, would require no loss thaa six hundred and eighty cars, with a freightage- of ten tons per car. A doxen such tows could arrive daily at New Orleans just as eas ily as two. Now, why cannot the the farmers of Illinois take these facts and act upon them for their own profit? An attempt has been made by a portion of the New York press to prejudice the western farmers against this route by the ery that grain was damaged in tran situ by the dampness of the climate. The animus of this ridiculous assump tion is so obvious that it is useless to point it out to practical and experienced men particularly men living inj the great valley ot the Missis-! sippi, where the great water lines are almost exclusively the high ways for bulk-freight We do not hear j of any tuck imputation having been made with regard to shipments of grain from California to Europe, which route, as the 2mee well says,is subjected to itr finitely greater climatic changes than grain .shipped from St. Louis via the Mississippi to Liverpool or London. "W hope the western men will join with the farmers of the lower Mississippi valley. in urging upon the next congress the propriety of making adequate appropriations for the improvement of the navigation of the Mississippi and its main tributaries, the great arteries of commerce of more than one-half of the States iu the Union. There is little liope that the cost of transportation on railways will soon be reduced. Not withstanding the high rates of freight in Illinois, the RaiUeay Monitor shows that the net results as earnings are barely seveu per cent on the cost of the rail roads in that State. Let the western granger take this important matter in hand, and knock loudly at tiie door of congress for the required aid to make cheap transportation on the Mississippi liver, a thing of easy accomplishment Yorkers whose lives have been cast in the pleasant places along the Eric canal need not henceforth visit the hot springs of Arkansas, jsince a fountain of health will flow constantly past their d jors. What a saving, too, in the items o.'coal and winter-wood, this convenient propinquity of boiling water to the K xxl house-keepers along the "raging ciual." Then it is claimed that this thermal conductor of. commerce will have tlie same effect upon the climate of that part of the Knickerbocker State blessed by its transit, as the gulf-stream has upon the tempera ture of the British Isles and of the shores of Greenland. Erie is to become the synonym of perpetual bloom, and tlie banks of tho canal wjll glow with lloral bjauty, and the surrbuudingregibn be "Heavy wllKUie sighs or orange-grove,'' and the sweet fragrance of roses, violets and lillies, when the less-favored neigh boring territory is shlvering injthe snows and icicles of old Father Winter! It will only cost two millions to lay the pipes, and an annual expenditure qf about one million more to keep them lu order; but what is this to the climatic results to be obtained, to say nothing of the millions of dollars saved? to trade by having hot water in the canal? Let us propose the health of Mr. Chesebrough. May he never need hot-water for his toddy! XAGEIt-DEKIl. Lager-beer' isftfast driving out iU more excitable cousins of the al 1:0 nolle school from the city bars of the country. Mixed drinks, which were in the good old ante-bellum days the beverage dc riguer with southern Americans, are gradually going out of fashion, and the genial teutonic .beverage has tenfaye; one hundred, to where formerlj? it had two devotees. The American mint-julep and the matutinal cocktail, no longer hold their own among tho bon vivanis of the bar: and even "the sherry- cobbler, immortalized by Dickens iu Martin Chuzdewit. begins to lose its peculiar attractiveness and bouqucl be- 1 - r .1 . 41 .. f 1 .... iCU.-, Blue lue iuamiu cuwuj ji crwxi In illustration of thisVe vaxf mention little incident which occurred re cently in "Vienna during the great exhi" bition yet progressing in that city. It seems that some enterprising American set up a gorgeous bar "under the very roof of the mammoth exhibition-build- . . ,, . . . eu 10 uiiimy,cuswmerav.meriiiu-LULtji drinks concocted by experts of Ap proved experience from New York and other cities of the United States, where the mingling process yet obtains in much of its original splendor. Well, the various national represem! ... . . ST-" ... KZ uvea mere assemuieu, uaviuguui vi iu- nosuygone anu lasieu iue -vuiiuiiiu 'mixed-commission," with one voice condemned the spiritual hotch-potch, in consequence of which the great bar closed its gilded doors ah'd " went iiito liquidation. The " worst -fea ture of the case is found ' in the fact that the American residents of Vienna have gone over to tlie - .support "of King Lager,, and have" already become cormoisicur's in the great beer question which gave for a while such a tonic to the interna tional public of Vienna. We learn from the Vienna correspondent of the Cincinnati Yollisblatt, that .the average American in that old German city, can tell a stranger where to get the best lager-beer In' town, though"- he .'may-be gnoranioi me name 01 me street wnere the saloon is situated. Well, if people will drink, better drink a mild beer- beverage, than a strong, fiery element, that, wheu put into the mouth, takes away the reason. A NEW IDEA. Mr. Chesebrough, a real live Yankee, is entitled to the palm for giving origin to one of the brightest of ideas. He proposes, by a simple, yet moat ingen ious and admirable, invention, to keep the great Erie canal open all the year round, by introducing into that great water-line of commerce hot water. This canal, the amount of whose trade is al most past computation, is closed for sev eral monthsin theyear byice its water being sometimes frozen almost solid, The consequent injury to the commer cial interests of the great cities which it binds together by the liquid and golden ties of easy and cheap transportation carrying a great part of the eastern Inund grain aud produce of the great northwest for freight rates much cheaper than the freight charges by rail is of course keenly appreciated I'V those immediately interested. In deed, the whole country suffers, iu a greater or leas degree, the locking up of the grain and other western produce by the ice- blockade of the Erie canal. Hence many a "leag head" has been busy night and day in the vain. effort of In venting some means of neutralizing the Hiir-neeked influences of the keen north winds of a northern winter. The scientific resources of Buffalo aud Rochester, New York, exhausted them selves in the hope of finding the panacea lor the ice-king's hard-heartedness, and an eagerly wished for the an nihilation of his majesty from tlie shining iee-palace of the north lole, as we of Memphis have, for the iast six weeks, longed and prayed for his "preservation aud visitation in bis very best aud most robustious health aud vigor. But the high honor was reserved for Mr. Chesebrough, of applying the remedy, aud so, in the lan guage of the ancient philosopher, he cried out "Eureka!" Whether the old (irockui Mage was iu a hot or cold bath when lio solved the then vexed questisu of the schools, wo are not told, but certainly Mr. Chesebrough finds tlie solution of the Erie canal lillioulty in hot water. He proposes to line each side of the canal from Troy to Buffalo with hot water pipes. Forced into the pipes by machinery at one end of the canal, the bubbling fluid will How in constant currents in calm or windy weather beneath the classical canal. Tho water la the canal lv to be kept at a temperature but a little be low the boiling iint, -and the Now (JKXTLCHE.V COUNTEUFEITERS. We publish in another column the particulars of the arrest by United States detectives of a gang of counterfeiters, who, it is alleged, got rid of nearly a quarter of a million of spurious gold in East Tennessee aud Western North Carolina. Eighteen of the party have answered to their names in the prelimi nary examination, and among them we find A. A. Snodderley, a representative in the legislature of Tennessee from Union county in 1809-70; Sawyers, deputy United States marshal, and a candidate for the State senate last, fall, and James W. Wry,.late district-attorney of Knox county, having resigned his office a few weeks ago. Many more than these are "spotted" by the 'government officers, and it is thought that before they get through they will be able to furnish enough prisoners for two county jails. The operations of these gentlemen were confined mainly to upper East Tennes. see and western North Carolina, and a great deal of excitement exists in those sections, many persons asserting there is more of tho counterfeit than real money in circulation, and that it is al most impossible to tell them apart. If is understood that a special term of the federal court will be convened for the trial of the parties arrested. EXCHANGE AT FIVE PEKiCENT. A correspondent calls our attention to somethiDgvery novel and new in the cotton-trade, worthy the attention of our friends in tho country rcund about here indeed, of cotton men generally. He says: "Who ever heard in the history of finance of exchange ruling at five per cent premium, when produce was go ing forward and creating a balance more rapidly than possibly could be consumed bylegitimate trade? New Orleans has achieved this great feat. She Isselliiig exchange on'New York at jive percent premium, when cotton is going forward and creating balances in New York more rapidly than can be consumed by legitimate trade. She is enabled to per form this" wonderful feat from the fact .that she has suspended, aud gives out jiiolhing but certifications, payable prob ably two years after a treaty cf peace lias lceu concluded between her and the Jay Cooke panic. The object is two-fold. First, to inflate the price of cotton at least one cent per pound In name, when it Is not real; because, If you take off the cost of converting tlie fundp, it takes off about one cent a pound; and thereby, through this ap parent high price, to induce large ship ments, and to get such shipments be longing to Memphis and other points, Secondly, after reaping tlie - proceeds of such shipments, the object is to force parties, by the higher cost of conversion ofitheir funds, to leavo them there, spec ulaliug upon the hope that such funds will improve to par thereby inducing millions upon millions of the proceeds of tlie crop to be left in' New Orleans funds, to enable ther crippled banks and merchants to bridge over these terrible times. Memphis is furnishing currency and New York exchange at par for cot ton, whlih is in. accordance with' the jaws of legitimate trade, at the time crop3 are going forward." The department of;agriculturc shows a fallingo'ffof two hundred and fifty mil lian bushels of corn, on the crop of last year,jind that four.pcr cent Jess of .area, waa planted last year's crop was' estimated jxt 1,002,00000, bushels. Tuts 'is a. Very serious deficit, 4nd may have a tendency to in crease tho-price-of-corn nextsummer-r Let our fanners make a;iiqtc"drthis, and take care of their corn. The only States reporting an average crop, are rt 1 n.t(? . 1 -r f " ' ' and Georgia. UIlDTALfHUEDER. IilPEltSOXAI. JOUUNAIJSM. When the accomplished editor of the Courier-Journal was abroad, as is well known, he "tackled" everything and anything that came in his way. Like a true Bohemian, bo wielded a free lance, and poked it at all sorts of men and wonfeu, the clean and the unclean He .rasped .John Bull in regular western style, aud made the old creature move uneasy in his lair. He went to IheArgyle rooms, to the Mablle. and did the can-pan, perhaps, with the fair, but frail sisters, who a6oundat these places, and of whose habit? ne became more thoroughly pos sessed than he seems to have, done with those of the editors of London. It is well known that he struck at his (brethren of the profession in England as a Jot Qf learned dum mies, saiisnea wim impersonal ism, as he is hot Well, as we expected, it now turns oat that Watterson was wholly mistaken, as to the editorial dummies. He was not half so well posted in regard to them as he was as to the women of uncertain character. Smaller, of the New York Tribune, says bo in a letter from London, -in which he airs the gnorance, of the Louisville man, who attempted to do Europe in a "hop-skip- aud-a-jump" sort ;of style, and rebukes him, very justly, for publishing conclu sions not justified by facts. W'atterson went abroad after notoriety and to uncover his personality as the editor of the Courier-Journal, and he has suc ceeded admirably. Smalley has done it for him. COTTON. Since the first Of September 1S66 the south has raised and sent to market, 23, 205,453 hales of cotton, the average price of which, per pound,- was 25 44 100 cents, and tlie total Talue was 2,320,000,000, a sum greater by $200,000,000 than our present national debt. The Journal of Commerce, of New York, contains the figures as fol lows: First September, Firht September, 1S67 First September, 1SGS First September, lbfiO First September, 1S70 First September, 1K1 First September. lbTJ First September, 1S73.. Total Bales. . 2,151,013 , 2,4S,SH , 220057 . 3H8S2 2,974,351 33008 234205,165 First February. 1S9C. r irsi r eurnary, iso7 First February. IMS.. First February, lSffi) First February, 1S70.. First February, 1871 . First February, 1872 First February, 1573 Average l'rice. .4oC. .S2c. -17XC. UK- i9y,c. : 2341-100 friends north GOLDE.V WORDS. tVt the recent dedication or the new hall of the Pardee scientific department and Lafayette college, Easton, Penn sylvania, which was an imposingaffair, and attended by the governor of Penn sylvania, the synod of Philadelphia, rep resentatives of other Institutions, and a large concourse of citizens, Professor R. W. Raymond delivered an address so admirable that we make room for a few sentences. After speaking of our Amer ican king Money which he said Americus did not horde like misers, nor gloat over, but rejoiced in its activity, he pictured the beauties of the Vienna ex. position, taking from it two lessons- first, that human knowledge has grown too wide to be compressed by what was formerly called a liberal education; and, second, that the constantly-increasing communication among nations made it necessary for cultivated men to know something of living languages, of the geography and politics of foreign coun tries, of the physical sciences, and of the gigantic enterprises of human progress which are based upon them. He ex plained that the requirements of the age called for a thorough training of Indents in all branches of scientific knowledge, and made an earuest appeal to the young men not to choose a voca tion just because it was respectable. He denounced the delusion that trade, and still less, fpeculatlon, In this country is the sure road to wealth. Statistics prove to the contrary. These are times that preach the instability of riches. The only man whtf is safe is he who holds a reserve of capital iu his brain and hand in the form of useful knowledge and skill, which men must have. The professor advised all young men who were con scious of fitness for such a work, to de- ote themselves to the practice of some ueeful art, and ended his interesting ad dress as follows; "To this useful appli cation of scientific truth, to this true art of making money, we dedicate this edi fice, iu Itself a glorious illustration of tlie true art of using money, trusting that tlie enterprise to-day-inaugurated may deserve the applause of men and the approbation of God." From these figures our cau realize our value to the Union, aud how thoroughly we have labored since we turned to the plow from the battle field. THE GUAM.ES SUCCESSFUL The anti-monopolists, or the granges, are marching on. Tne chairman of the State Republican committee, of Iowa, concedes that they will have a majority in the lower-house-of the legislature of Iowa. This for a new party is a prom ising beginning. Tho Democrats of Iowa have literally turned over the State to the anti-monopoly partyr hav ing "withdrawn from the field in their favor. As the vote in Iowa was con sidered a teslof the strength of the farm er's movement in that State, we may .regard the granges as fairly launched in the deep and dangerous sea of success ful politics. With a working majority in tlie legislature, the granges VHIhave an opportunity of giving practical direc tion to their theories touching railroad, river, and canal transportation and management We have unbounded faith in the practical good sense of the farmers, and if they can only succeed in keeping the granges from being cap tured by the politicians, we may look forward to the accomplishment of great results by their -wise direction of the principles which called the granges into existence. The exports from the port of New York last week reached tho value of seven millions four hundred and thirty thousand five hundred aud twenty-six dollars, and for tho last five weeks thirty-seven million dollars. Amon the items exported were two steam trailers and forty-six railroad cars, des tined to -Chili. Theso latter are new elements of our export trade, and clearly indicate the prosperity of our wood and iron manufactures. We congratulate our confrere of the Shrevcport Times that he has again been able to give to his paper the look and toneby which, in better days, it was recognized ss 0110 of the best journals in Louisiana. The issue of the. twenty- first now before us, is handsome and excellent promise of what it will again become when the fever has retired and trade again resumed, its away. We send greeting to the Times, aud may its days be long and most profitable. FALSTAFF'S OUTDONE. Stfling the Evidence now the Delict- Ires Detected An Itera from the Tar-Heel State. OHIO ASD Itm A. We like the tone of the following item from the Illinois State Jlegteler in reference to the late popular demon stration in Ohio and Iowa, in both of which the Republicans were partially defeated iu the present October elec tions: "Such a political turn-over and and turn-out has seldom been witnessed, as iu Ohio and Iowa. It was brought about by no political legerdemain, but by the stern, sensible, sober-second thought of the people. It signifies a de termination on their part to dislodge corrupt officials, condemn creuit mobil iers, rebuke salary-grabbers, demand re form in the government, and the restor ation of a more economical and honest radministration. Wheu Myers, the infamous' brute now iu our jail charged'wlth an attempt to outrage the person of a woman whom he was nursing, "was arrested, and his horrible crime brought to light, we be gan to think of the doctrine of total Elsewhere we publish tho description of a scoundrel of the same deep and damnable grade of crime, ouo Grady, Hon. Pat Ragland, secretary-of state for Alabama, died at his residence in Scottsboro. on the twentieth Instant, of yellow-fever. He contracted the dis-f creation could be 'guilty of, and they a-e, It in supposed, in Montgomery. ' riiould not be allowed to live. From the Knoxrllie Press anu Herald. The excitement in the public mind over the recent arrests of alleged coun terfeiters is in no measure abated, and the readers of ihe' JPress and. Herald iook witn uniiagging interest for their daily pabulum of information about the last sensation. Yesterday the, preliminary examina non ueiore uommissioner Aiken was continued. Samuel Jenkins, whose case was reported in our issue of yester day, was bound over in the sum of five thousand dollars to answer to the ad journed term of the federal court The examination of M. Y. Morton, of Car ters uepot, siep-iamer 01 jenKins, was then commenced. Morton is an old grey-haired former. Detective Dodson had hired out to him in Aucust last as a farm hand, and artfully managed to gain the old man's confidence. How he did so is a long story, and the reader ii left to conjecture in what manifold ways lueanrewu uetecuve wormed the farm er's secret , At length as the detective tens at a bargain was made between them by which Morton was to furuisn Dodson with one hundred dollars in counterfeit monty and to receive forty cents on the dollar for it Theprool snowea mat uoason paia the forty dot Iars in genuine greenbacks and obtained at one time from Morton, thirty-five uouars mi queer" money, all in liftv cent notes, with the exception of one nve-aoiiars greenDacK, ana, alter ten days, forty-four dollars and fifty cents more, all in fifcy-centjuotes. At the last payment .Detective Jiowers was alonir In the character of a gaping greeny, who wantea some, too. Jjouson testined that Morton had told him that he (Mor ton) had been handling counterfeit money for thirty-five years. The prisoner maue no statement, and was held in five thousand dollars' bail to answer at the next term of the United btates court Samuel Thompson, is a farmer. livius near carters uepoi. jis case was taken up. Detective Dodson was on hand with his testimony, showinc that on the iwenty-miru or last August, Dodson had sold him fifty dollars in counterfeit fifty-cent notes, for fiftv cents on the dollar. Also that Thompson had con fessed to him of havincr sold six thou sand dollars of spurious money to vari ous parties, for two dollars and fifty ceuts ior eacu ocenunareu dollars, jur. rhompson is about thirtv-five vears old. and by no means a rascally looking man. He had no story to tell and was also bound over to answer in five thou sand dollars, Mr. W. C. McClannahan. of Newport Cocke county, then, fieurativelv. walk ed up to the captain's office, settled, and went his way. Mr. McClannahan keeps a liquor saloon in Newport. On the twenty-sixth, twenty-seventh, and twenty-eighth of Aueust detectives Dodson and Bowers were iu the disguise or traders, laying about Newport, mak ing believe to be on a glorious spree. They bought drinks at the saloon of Mr. r ! 1. i i. , aiLLiaiiiiuau, iuree utiles, on eacn oc casion offering a greenback in payment and receiving each time, one counter feit nny-cent note among the change. inis was me eviaence against Mr. Mc-f- . , . . . . . uiannanau, out me commis?ioner re garded it as altogether "too thin," and alter nearing testimony as to his trood character, and listening to the eloquent sjpeecuEs 01 iuessrs. wasumgion aud Houk, the prisoner's counsel, ordered his discharge from arrest This con cluded the hearing for the present week. vine news or tne arrests in western North Carolina, published exclusivelv in the Press and Herald, yesterday, was a i . i ! - 1 1 uic msb uuiueuuc mieiiigeuue tne gov ernment officials in this city had re ceived from the western district Per haps this dispatch from Salisbury may surprise mem, as it uiu us: Salisbury, N. C, October 21. Dstectives sent irom fuiiadelpma made a raid on coun- several respectable farmers, and got two hun dred and eighty-five thousand dollars on one man, and small amounts on others, detect ives are Ecauereu along tne line or tne .North Carolina railroad, and it is supposed there are many more to arrest. Considerable excite ment was occasioned at Salisbury, as many of me jinnies were respeciaoiy connected. Two hundred and eiehtv-five thou sand dollars in coin, unless It was verv light and spurious, must have made the counterfeiter wuo carried it a little tired. as the weight of that amount of centime silver coin we presume the counterfeit .uexicau dollars aresooBen of would be about five tons! The dispatch came to the Atlanta Herald, and we don't aud won't venfv it. isut mat story is not a "circumstance" to the way in which the New York Herald's correspondent touches up the detectives' exertions in discovering the counterfeiting gentry. The eighteen prisoners arrested in East Tennessee are really about as inoffensive aud itipek looking countrymen as might be, and yet tuey are saiu, Dy me corre spondent, to be numerous aud des perate bauds of criminals, banded by fearful oaths, deadly ties aud a mystic criminal masonry, aud had to be limit ted down by determined officers, armed to the teetli and furnished with five day's rations! And not content with his word-painting, the correspondent puts into the mouth of oue of the Knox villians arrested, words so ungrammat ically profane as to evidence their un truthfulness. The government has doubtless broken up a nefarious business, which has been lessening the money stringency per haps, but is u policy not in accord with the President's determination not to ex pand the currency. Nevertheless the terrible tales told, by the Herald's cor respondent deviate from the strict line of the truth. The accouuts in this jour nal will be found more accurate if less highly-colored. Keltcf for Memphis Connly Treasury Robbery. Dubuquf, IA., October 25. The com mittee of citizens appointed at a meet ing held here last evening, to-raise funds for mo relief of ins jiempnis yeuow- fever sufferers, secured one thousand and seventy-five dollars in cash to-day In four hours and lor warned u to tne mayor of Memphis. More will bo sent the first of next week. Tho robbery of the Jackson county treasury bn Sunday night still continues to create" much excitement in mat coun- who in bhreveport-played"thc-samefiv; Tho conviction is gaining ground game as ougutito secure Aiyera tho gal lows here Xwo Jirutes, jjuch jtailieie fellows Myers aud Grady, -ought to be furnished with speedy trial, and upon conviotion, with speedy justice. Tbe'jre Is a crime against naturemore vilethai'i anything themMtjbrnikl'i.'of the brute . i i i , i.i , inai lucre uas iweu iiu ivuuviy iu uii but that a deficit existed in the treasury and the, pretended robbery is concocted to cover It up. ,Tbe board, of supervisors has been, in session during the week ex am in g the treasury accounts, but as yet has taken no definite action. No ar rests fiave.een hjade., and no rewards offered:. Treasurer. .J. A. Brysqn has borne an 'Irreproachable character be fore. Tragic End of Moics McDade Let Jus lU6r bo l)onc"tniOBgti""thc Ilcarcns Fall. G S-tuQi'S ) From the East Mls&lssippian. VU JLiluiouajf loan muxs luwrtuci u old colored man, made his last trip to DeKaib. ne came to the constituted authorities for protection, and we heard the old man relate his troubles. He stated that himse'f and his wife had lived together for thirty years, that they had children and grand-cniiuren, and that in his old age- his wife had left him and gone to live with Gabriel Reed. He said that the night neiore, uauriel need had come 10 nis House and auuseti mm in the most outrageous manner, threat ening his life, etc., and that he had de termined to appeal to the law for redress. He was referred to the nearest magistrate, whither we eunpose he went and we heard no more of him until the next day, when his body was found near the .Livingston road, about mree tunes from town, riddled with buck-shot All that day was spent In the tremendous labor of empanelling a coroner's jury, and it was not until dark that that august body repaired to the scene of the murder, where alter nearing evidence, they arrived at, me ionowing veruict: The Statb or Mississtrn, Kemper Cocstt. This is to certify that we, the under signed jurors, after having been duly sworn to inquire into the death of Moses McDade, whoso dead body was found in said county on this morning, near the Livingston and DeKalb road near T. H. inir. that the said Moses McDade came to his death by gunshot in the hands of Oabriel need, and we me jury iunner believe that Jane McDade, wife of the deceased Moses McDade, was accessory to the killing of Moses McDade. This October 9. 1873. After this a warrant was issued for the arrest of the parties and delivered into the hands of negroes who are fooling round pretending to be searching for tnem. we predict mere win ne no ar rest until the sheriff,or hia deputy, takes the matter in hand, and by a persever ing, energetic iffbrt, goes out and seizes this villain in his hiding place and drags him to the bar of justice. Human life is too precious a thing to be trifled with in this manner, and an out raged law demands the arrest of this muruerer anu uis accomplice. mac ter that this murdered man was an hum ble uegror no matter that he was poor and friendless, and of little worth. A life has been ruthlessly taken, and in the eves of the law that life is just as valu able as that of the President of the United States. The law demands this arrest at the hands of her Bworn officers. and all good men who desire to see jus tice done will join us in this appeal to those officers to execute the laws. We are told that this murderer Is yet lurk- ine In the immediate neighborhood oi the scene of the murder, and that bands of negroes are prowling auou& nigntiy, seeking to arrest him, halting peaceful citizens on the roads, etc., an or wnicn we consider a rirce and a mocsery or law. We will venture the assertion that if a white man had killed this man even on just provocation, five hundred men would nave ueen nounuing mm to the death, aud the cry of "kuklux" would have been raised by every itadi- cal in the State. Let justice be -done though the heavens fall. '3ffiS. UENTO.V. The Woman nitnfss in the Case Some Facts About Stokes the Family of Mildred Denton. From the Jf aysvllle (Kyi) Republican. Mr. Caleb White, the father of Mildred Benton, tlie mysterious witness in the Stokes case, now an object of much curious interest throughout the United States, was Tor many years a citizen of Maysville, and will be remembered by many of our old inhabitants. He was the son of old Jacob White, who for many years prosecuted a suit againstthe city of Cincinnati for a large portion of the property in front of said city, known as the city grade, and in which suit he was successful in the lower courts. After this recovery he was thought to be very rich, but the case being taken to the United mates supremo court was re versed, and the indefatigable old litigant lost a fortune wnicn for a time ne thought almost within his. grasp, and died some years afterward, in reduced circumstances. It was while this work was pending, and the son, Caleb, was. thought to be the heir of a large fortune, that he married the beautiful Miss Cat- lett, connected with some of the best Virginia families, and who is the mother of tue famous .ura. senton. Mr. Caleb White, the father of Mil dred, employed himself chiefly, while residing in .this place, in prosecuting claims against the government forTevo- lutionary and other pensions, la mis, for some time he was .quite successful. While he was a man of great vanity and pretentions, he had. many estima ble qualities, anu ranEed as a good citi zen. He waa for some time a member of the city council, and tGok great pride in a laithfui discharge of his public du ties; An instance of his morbid fond uess for display in this respect may be here given. While Bride street was Jn course of improvement, he was appoint ed chairman of the committee having the work in charge. He felt proud of his position and took much interest in the job as it progressed, and superin tended it witn ndeiity. t one ot the regular meetings of the council, atwhich the late General Richard Collins was presiding, Mr. Prank McClanahan, memberfrom the first ward, having keen relish f r anything ludicrous' and full of dry humor, thought to relieve the tedium of a dull session by drawing JUr. White to the floor for a speech. Accor dingly he arose, and, addressing the president said: "Mr. President, the council would be glad to hear from the chairman of the committee upon .Bridge street as to the progress of the improvement" General Collins, the president, who knew the fondness of White for display. and catching instantly the purpose of Mr. jHcuiananan, blandly remarked that "the council would no doubt be much gratified to hear from the inde fatigableand faithful chairman of tho committee on Bridge street." Whereupon Mr. white rose with exeat u.gut.j,, uiu, u.nnu. uiuucil LU 1113 loftiest higbt, addressed the chair in the following brief but grandiloquent man ner: "Mr. President I am happy to inform the honorable gentleman from the First ward that the work on Bridge street is progressing annually every day some unuer my supervision, and will all be done in a few days." WhatMr. McClanahan had designed nna A.,.wmrl Sol. a4 n .1 tl. M..n ii fathers Convulsed by ardor of lauehter. in which the usually dignified president boisterously participated. THREE EDITIONS. Mniffi AiijiMiil AHY, WEEELT.'AKD SUNDAY. TlicPapersfortliePepple Weekly I. i i jom -at 't-! It- i nji'B nil i WM-klv (forClnrnot Five or more!-.'.' 2 00 Sunday. I SO Sunday (for Clubs of rive or more)-...--" 2 00 Dally (Blx parttr5)-.........m...-..... . (w SEEDGE, IfcKArY'' & GO. Cotton Factors,7 wfidim&xE 6-ro'gers AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS, 35TOS. 371 and 37S MAIS' ST., 51 Offer to the trade of Memphis and Merchants of the Country A LARGE ANL SUPERIOR SUPPLY OF GROCEIilEH, AT PRICES AS LOW AS ANY HOUSE IN THE TRADE, consisting hi part" of ' Fletir of all Grades and Urn mis. . . (, . ' - Sugars Louisiana, Demnram ami nil grades oC White Sugars, Molasscm and Syrups, nil grades and prices. Sack and barrel Salt. Tobacco nil grades ; superior nxsnrlment. 1 ' Bulk. Pork, B. C Hams and cask Hacprs. t r-' Coffee and Teas all grades iag-Jng, Tics and IVaH. Lard Tierces, Halt Barrels', Kegs, Buckets and Tin-palls. Whisky all grades; none superior In innrlic' Oysters, Canned Fruits, Raisin and Cheese. Candles and Soaps, at Cincinnati prices. And all other Goods It apt In n first-class Grocery House. MAS 0 NIG Insurance Association, No. 2SO Main Street, Methel Block, Boom 7. JAS. O. BARBOUR. JAS. G.l SIMPSON BARBOUR & SIMPSON, IJU'OUTEILS AND HEALEELS 1.1 CUTLERY, GUNS, BUILDING MATERIALS, Agricultural Implements, Btc. 231 Sl?., CX.A.Y TJTLDI2T&, MEMPHIS, TENK HAVING removed our stoct of Hani ware and futlery to the lare and commodious store No. 231 Jlflln Street. Clay Building, we Iiave In store and are receiving- a macb larger and mnch more complete assortment or goods in our line loan heretofore, ivnleri tre A caretut inspection of our SAMi'IiES end PKIOKH Is respectfully solicited. BARBOUR A SOIPSOY. Schoolfield, Hanauer & Co. 236 TEDFLOnxri? S1?ljFS.3E33E3,r. WHOLESALE TON FACTO! GROCERS AND DOT Our stock GROCERIES fall and complete. Orders for Casli or in shipments Cotton specially solicited. OCTOBER 1073. Ktxri. vv 31. KIUTLVSP J. E. KIRTJDAM z EEO. -ftEAI.EliS IIS" LUMBER, LAW ii SI DoorSjSash and Blinds, Moldings, Framing Lumber aud Lattice, 109 & 111 Union t, below Second, Memphis Ba-BIttS CUT TO ORDER.-! J. HI. GOODBA.lt. J. J,. GOODB.IR. J. It. S. GILI.Il, AM). A. R. GOODBAR. WHOLESALE! BOOT S and SHOES 322 1-2 AND 324 MAIN STREET jHKBEPXQDS, J -WE ARE 2iOW BECEITIXG THE LARGEST STOCK OF- FALL AND WIT 1 We have erer offered to the Trade, and inTite ALL HERCIIANrS to examine our goods he'ore bnyiDg clsewhpi p. aaio GOODS AS & GH.T.T7. A TJD. 1842ITHE OLDEST HARDWARE HOUSE IN ME5IMSI18T3 A. J.WHITE. A. B. IiANGSTAFF. Fit ED. M. WHITE. WHITE, LANG8TAFF & CO SUCCESSORS TO A. J. WHITE & CO. IMPORTERS &.TSTD JOBBERS US HARDWIRE Ml CUTLERY 834 JFront Street, Memphis. AGENTS FOR jsljs:e:s' i?jmbjL sisrGrjsi jelsjs. Deerlns's Horse Engines, Branch, Crootes JCo.'s Circular Saws, Henry Dlsston 4 Sons' Circular Saws. JE2j2k.GcTJEl COTTON" G-XiKTS, JWjE3S3IXj3EJ COTTON GHOSTS, Oua.S. V JbiJEL'S COTTON G-I3XTS, IS AAO; STSIATJB'S G-RIST R:XjX Planters Cotton Presses, Kirby's Reapers and Mowers, BaforJ's Black. HawS Culti vator,' K'.c: Baiu's'Wagons.Gasripes.Hall's Fire ami Burglar Proof Safes, Vault Fronts. Fairbanks' Scales, Rubber Belting. Packing and Hose, LaSln ft Band Powder Company. Q. XT. JU CROOK, PrnWem. TIIOS. SAGOS. Sccretarr. Dr. IV. E. ROGERS. Heilieal Examiner. XrR3CTORS : J. E.R. RAY, Judge Probate Court. W. M. D. WJ-IN'DKL, of W whs lev A Co CbMna U.W.U CROOK, Seeretarj-Wasnlnstonnre Factors. "JJ'01 wwwreyiufc, ihb uti,SeJ?iV,i.nJS0-. A- K r-KAJiKLAND, ComraiHlon Merefeaat. C. W. KEAX.HOPER, of Footer, Kealhofer & Co, Grocers and Cotton Factors. 3Q. 1S5L. STOJJ3S. S-033.orqJ. ZWCazaetgoxr ESTA55IilSMEI 185 JOS. WITKOWSEY, WHOLESALE DEALER IX 206 MAIN STREET. SOLE AGENTS FOB THE CELEBRATED MANILLA AJfD ffOYEDAD CIGAKS, Pirtr Brands llnest Cigars In JTartet. Ajenta for Choice Virginia Tobacco. JIERCIIAXTS.vlslUng the city will And it to their interest to examine my Imreease sleek be.ore purchasing eisewhere. WHOLESALE- HARDWARE MERCHANTS! -AND DEALERS AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS MD MACHINERY. G-TJTuTiETT'S STEEIi CQTTOST G-I3S". Stiff SEEKING HORSE EXGESE, with ils substantial Iron Pillar for a solid central support for tne fcfiiwlonse. bend Tor Circular, tritn Trice and a large Explanatory Engrailng, to ORGIT.T. BROS. & CO., Agents. GULLETTS STEEL BRUSH COTTON-GIN, : : : : 5 per saw MAGNOLIA. LIGHT DRAFT COTTOX-GIN, : : : : : 4 per saw 31 ar 8X2 SOiaT ST., MEMPHIS. J. G. IUXSDALE, sr. C. II- WKLUDIID. Lonsdale & Wellford, GENERAL INSURANCE h ill MIPS i m m n Nos. 39 and 41 Madison Street, MempMs, Tenn., Represent the following wen known and prosperous Companies; NORTH BRITISH AND MERCANTILE INSURANCE CO OF LONDON AND EDINBURGH. Cnpltnl ami Snrpliu . , , $13,OOO,00O. FERE ASSOCIATION, OF PHILADELPHIA, PA. Assets 82,063,O39. EQUITABLE FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY, OF NASHTTLLE. TENN. A-ts ssrr,oo9 w. 'Insurance upon all classes of risks effected with facility and dtepateta. er Losses equitably adjusted and promptly paid. CARRMTON MASON, GENERAL INSURANCE AGENT, 'o. 9 Madison Street, Memphis. Representing the following First-Class Fire and ilarine Companies: 1I0HE IXSURASCE C03IPaT, OF 'EW YORK. Assets 51,103,573. LMPERIT. IJiSmUSCE COMPANY, OF LONDON. .Aneta 38,000,000. ULVGARA INSURANCE COMPANY. Resources 81,000,000. MANHATTAN INSURANCE COMPANY. 8503,000. PACIFIC MUTUAL '".1k iVf INSURANCE CO. (MAEINEJ. $1,021,000. v ..'-jr Facilities for effecting all classes of risks are not . excelled in the city. Certificates Issued covering cotton shipped to European ports made payable to consignee, ' : and IN GOLD, If desired. All rates Fire, Inland and Marine adjusted to the hazard. M. J. TFICKS. J. C. TERRY. M. Iy. WICKS. WICKS U. L. MEACHAM. J. B. POSTON. A. W. KOISKRIS. E, E. ALKACHAJr M. L ME ACM AM CO., t GfltBI k No. 9 UNION STREET, Memphis, Tenn W1 In liAGUI line of other goods FOURTH NATIONAL BANK OF BHIS, CAPITAL STOCK PAID UP, $132,000 o T. H.MILBURN, PHs't. Jas. T. PEITIT, V. Pres'U Y. C. MeCLURE, Cashier. o . - 3DIH.ECTOH.S : JA JTEfi T. JPETI IT, of Pettlt & Simpson, 'd.' Wr'HeCKAE; of Ford, Porter & Co. z;','lir.''tsTES, of Estes, Fizer 4 Co. W. B.'aAI.B8EATir, Cotton Factor. (Successors;; JI- J. YTICKS A SOS), MANUFACTURERS AND DEALERS IN at.Ti siznes BAR IRON, LIGHT RAILS, ETC AGENTS FOR Gallett's Improved Light draft Magnolia Gin Gnl Iett's Steel Brush Gin, Deering's Horse Power, Cole maa's Corn Mill, Utica Steam Engines, Bed Mountain Iron Fnrnacis, Bay Springs Cotton Factory. RAILROAD SUPPLES, HEAVY HARDWARE IHi olxiaa. ory, Etc., ON ilOST FAVORABLE BATES. No. 37 Union Street, Memphis, Tenn Between Main and Second. Am&uauun w van. 3.9 iiolesale Brocers & Cotton Factor ED. UKntrHAKT,orE.Urnuhart& Co. J. D. MILUCRW, of Milburh, Walter ' . a. ukouuoi vocnran, Liroue.rijo. PHILIP TirGGLC ' ' . ' T. II. JIILBOItN. Accounts of merchants and others respectfully solicited!;' Collections made on alii vrofeji accessible Doiuts. and remittances TjromDtlv made. "" 31 AN L'I'A CTTJIlKn.S ' AGENTS I' OK And the Celebrated Drand GAMECOCK BAGGING, IN OUR NEW STORE, 369 FRONT ST. AND 32 CLINTON ST., GOE. GAYflSO; erjr wv&st, mvp Hn anr In the.8onth.nnd