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v Jjk 1 JL J J il W ESTABLISHED IS-iO. MEMPHIS, TENK, "WEDNESDAY, MAY 5, 1875 VOT. NTO lOo estekday it was our pleasant duty to r.t-jrJ several Democratic victories in North Carolina; in addition to Uioee we have others to-day from Alabama an J Iaii&Da. Tbe ii3& wave of Demo cratic fucotes Las Bet In. A WOMAN AT BAST. TENNESSEE NEWS. TUItl" NI'OKIN. CHOP IRO.SPECTN IS WISCONNIX We have to-day two opinions on civil rights from United Btatea diatrlctjudgea ono In Texas, the other in North Car olina. Judge Brooks, of the latter State, euBtaiss the view taken by Judge Em mons, in Memphis Judge Morrleles going so far as to make discriminations whtra it elHsct destroy the forco of the obnoxious act. 1 Wall of Angnlsh and Distress Mingled with Rage and Hute X Muring Appeal fur a Good Name. For Her Own, for Her Children's, and fur th pi Sake of Woinanhogd Throughout the World, .Mrs. Ti ton Asks to be Heard. Arrangements for an imposing pa rage oi Memorial Day are progressing s j satisfactorily as to lead to the belief that our whole population will be enlist ed In it, and that business will necessa rily have to be suspended. "We trust our merchant and business men will make a note orthi. and Bet it before them as a du'y to close their stores on the twen ty-fourth. i he loriy-iour candidates for mayor of Memphis, who aro likely to worry themselves to death about the Appeal, may take rest and such comfort as ihey can from the statement that this paper will not fupport any man, no matter who or what he is, for that or any other cilice, unless he receives the nomination cf a Dumocratlc ward or city convex Ujn We are for the party from con' stable to President. 8- . Aftek many weary days of trial by cess and dieose, enough to test an iron constitution, the gallant soldier, cbivalnc geutlemau and upright citi zen, Cat;aln Wes. Sneed, has been gaucred to his fathers. Cherished by a best o friend s as he was, the announce ment of his demise will carry grief to maoy a t-eartb and call forth many a heartfelt eulogy of one of the truest and best men of his day. The report of the ceremonies attend ant upt n the consecration of Archbishop "Wii'tams, of Boston, published in the Appeal f yesterday, contained a sur priso far thoughtful people, many of wjam, recalling New England his tory, were amazed to learn that the magisterial and legislative dignity of Massachusetts and Boston assisted on the Ejiemn and interesting occasion. Talnkicg of the burned convent, of Kallora acd all that ilk we are reminded to exe'aim, '"Verily times change and men with Ihcm." up the outrage iy winch a mere handful of miscreants fixed a stain upon the fair name of our State capital, the Nashville Union and American says that "ihere was but one sentiment ex pressed that was of unqualified dentin elation of the act and most unmistakable denunciation of theoflljial neglect which permitted the killing of a prisoner in the karris cf the law and behind the .bars of a jail." These aro sound words. And so are these from the Banner: "This Is the second time Nashville has sufl'ered a like disgrace. It ought to be stopped very decisively, or eUe the jail should be abolished as a superfluous nuisance. That's the business of the situation, with out ary sham or sentiment." Am movement that will further tb purpose of erecting a monument to the Confederate dead, ought to receive the support and help of ail classes of our people. Many of the principal cities of the south have already perpetuated the memory of their heroes in storied urn or monumental brass. Our importance in point of population and wealth con a'uered. instead of being the last we should be the first in so noble a work. A committee on subscriptions for this purposo has been appointed, composed of many of our most distinguished citi' zen9. When they call, as call they Trill. wo ask in advance that they hi met in a liberal spirit, and that the result of their labors be money enough to uuua a monument as handsome as any in the country. They ought to be able to secure ten thousand dollars, at least. Few mes will be able to read the let ters of Mrs. Tilton in another column unmoved, and we doubt that there is even one of her own sex that will finish iliCtn with'ut the tender accompani ment of tears. The poor woman who has been treated with contempt by Becrher and bis sycophantic and cant- in? crew, and with patronizing pity by her husband and his fiercely vindictive council, unable longer to endure the weight of obloquy and dishonor that both tidea have packed her with, makes ai- aj peal to the court which, passing the bounds of form, etiquette and ceremony, an 1 speaking to the fuller jury of the country iu the language of despair, can- no' fall have a lasting effect. One loses eight of the criminal, sneaking paster a ad tLe debased and brutal hu6 bacd m the presence of these letters, ntroLg of purpose, yet as graceful in ex-p- eion as if from the hands of either of the artists in words, between whom Mrs. Tiiton's hopes have been wrecked, pity and tears she will have, and in ..dance. The chivalry of all true, iiy Matures will be aroused, and the New York, May 4. Mrs. Tilton was asked whether the had kept a copy of the document that created a sensation in the scandal trial yesterday. She answered: "I have keir a copy, and it was prepared to be made public, but until Judge Neilson decides whether or not to read it in court I do not think It would be proper for inn to let it be pub lished. It related to the matter of my not being called a witness, but to give a summary of ite contents would be equivalent to the document itself." Judge Neilson told a reporter late last night that he had concluded to take no action with refereuco to Mrs. Tiiton's communication. In the present state of the matter lie could not see that auy action by the court was called for. In case Mrs. Tilton saw fit to make some further communications he might take some steps in the matter, but as the case now stood there was nothing for him to do. He wculd not either have it read or published, but if Mrs. Tilton de sired to publish It lie would return the communication to her at any time she might choose to send for it. 1'ho follow ing is a copy of the letter, which Mrs. Tilton yesterday handed to Judge Neil eou in the courtroom, as published in the &tar, semi-ollicial organ of the Ply mouth church party: Sir By the law's peculiar phase I am debarred from appearing before you as a witness, because my husband seeks n fortune at the price of my dishonor. I have a mother and several children. I am a woman with no legacy to leave those childrei save a spotless name. Judge for yourself, then, whether I can tamely submit to the taunting lies of him who has sworn to love and cherish and whose eelrlsh infamies have torn me from hearth and home, blasted my fair fame and turned me penniless upon the charity of friends. 1 demand to be heard by the jury to whom has been told the falsehood of my protector. Surely, if he can address the jury for days, aided by cunning and unscrupu lous counsel, that he may ruin my rep utation, cast ooioquy ana reproach up on my name and make me the by-word and acera of all the world, I, too, have a right to be heard; I, too, have a tale to tell; I, too, have a revelation to make, untaught by counsel, unaided by friends, without the pecuniary stimulant of adoring companions. 1 come alone and standing pleading at the bar for justice. i asK no mercy, i sees, no favor; l sim ply ask that a wronged wife and injured woman may ue permitted to meet the calumnies of a perjured man and faith less husband. Midnight is as daylight wnen contrasted witn nia treachery, The father of lies is an angel of purity when contrasted with this monumental hypocrite. I seek no sanction, I crave no publicity ; out, for my saKe, for my children's sane, and lor the sane of wo manhood throughout the world, I re spectfully ask the precious boon of self- defense against the beastly onslaughts of a brutal husband. The Brooklyn Eagle furnishes the fol lowing copy of Mrs. Tiiton's letter: Judge jseilson I ask the priv ilege from you for a few words Iu my own behalf. I feel deeply the injustice of my position in law and before the court now sitting, and while 1 have understood and expected from the beginning Mr. Evarts's principle In the matter, yet since your last decision I have been so sensible of the power of my enemies, that my soul cries out be fore you and the gentlemen of the jury that they beware how, by a divided verdict, they consign to my children a lalse and irrevocable stain upon their mother. For five years past I have been the victim of circumstances most cruel and unfortunate, struggling from timo to time only for a place to live honor ably, and truthfully released for some months from the will by whose power, unconsciously, I criminated myself again and again. I declare solemnly, before you, without fear of man and by faith in God, that I am Innocent of the crimes charged against me. I would liko to tell my whole sad story, truth fully to acknowledge the frequent false hoods drawn from me by compulsion ; though, at the same time, unwilling to reveal the secret of my married life which only the vital impoitauce of my position makes necessary. I assume the entire responsibility of this request, unknown to friend or counsel of either side, and I await your honor's honorable decision. With great resppct, ELIZABETH It. TILTON. The following is J udge Neiison's re- UHXMUERa OF THE UITY UJURT. I Brooklyn, N. Y., May 4. 1875 J Mrs. Tilton I am directed by Chief- Judge Neilson to return your letter, as it canuot be read In court; also to state that in civil cases counsel have the right to refrain from calling any particular witness, however competent, and that neither the court nor client can interfere with the exercise of that right. The judge also instructs me to say that the question whether you could be a witness stands on quite another ground from that considered when your husband was called and sworn. He was a competent witness to testify in his own behalf against a third party defendant, and while the policy of the law was to some extent involved there was no express statute in the way, but the statute of May 10, 1S67, expressly declares the wife to be incompetent as a witness for or against the husband. Yours respect- lUHy, GEO. W. KNACBEL, uok city court, etc. CIVIL. RIGHTS. a a. ni; romanhood of the Union will extend is tueltering arms to the woman whose teart has been crushed between two -L ters oi iniquity. Cbnrjtrs of Jndge nerrlelea, of Texas, nod Judge Uroolt, of North Caro Huh Jadjfa tmnjous Sns. tallied. ELECTION' ItETUIt.VN. lore and Vtry Decided Democratic Vic tories And Mill Ibt Unit Keep Uolllnt.-. IS ALABAMA. Moviu kMERY, May 4 The city elec tion was unusually quiet and a large aas pilled. The Democrats made a c:c2j pweep, clec'ing the mayor, cleik ar.J twelve aldermen. This is the first i vze U3 Democrats have carried the c.'y nai n the reconstruction. There is grrat rrj 'icing, firing of cannons, etc. 1 un ecuji-omcial majority is four hun dred and forty. IN INDIANA. Shelby ville, May 4 ADemocratic inayor Is elected the first In fifteen years City Democratic. Niv. Albany. May 4. The munici pal e ict r,-a in tbie city resulted in the nape-e t.iumph of the Democratio t Ket ex ept one councilman. JtiFERSoNviLLE, May 4 Notwith r'acJug th- great excitement and in-ic-E? interest manifested in the city election to-day, it passed off without any d.stu.-bauc. The entire Demo tratl? ticket is elected by majorities ranging from one hundred to three hundred. IN LOUISIANA. New Orleans, April 4. Judge Mer- rieles, of the United States district court for the eastern district of Uexas, in his chtrge to the grand juiy reviewed the civil rights bill, and expressed the opin ion that "all persons have a legal right to have board and lodging at an inn, transportation on steamers and railroads or stages, or an entrance into a theater, while they do not thereby acquire any social rights; but to hold that a conductor o'a railroad train cannot assign a special car to ladies and children and their at tendants, to the exclusion of all others, provided the other passengers are fur nished with other cars with all the facil ities for traveling, would be to stab so cial rights, privileges and immunities. Therefore my view of the act is that it was not intended to affect sccial right, but civil and legal rights." In conclu ion, the judge stated that "if it shall be made to appear that any Innkeeper, manager of any theater, or transporta tion agent has refused proper facilities to any one on account of race, color or pre vious condition, the grand jury will be the authority to find a true bill against then " IN NORTH CAROLINA. Wilmington, April 4. Judge Brooks, of the United States district court, In charging the grand Jury to-day, said the civil rights bill, in Its criminal aspect, which was the only shape In which It could come before the grand jury, was unconstitutional and void. Knoxville is bace-balliug. Dyer county has mad-dogs. Pulaski has had a religious revival. Buffalo gnats have killed much stock in Tipton county. A Frankliu preacher has consented to lecture on "fashion." The fruit in Tipton county lias been damaged by cold weather. Dyersburg is clamoring for the estab lishment of manufactories. The Chattanooga Times thinks that the party is not reactionary. A preacher of the female gender has been trying to leform Jackson. The taxable property in Chattanooga is valued at five milllion dollars. The recent cold weather has damaged the Williamson county wheat crop. A few days ago James Lispenby killed a pelican in Henderson county. Brownsville States: It is feared that caterpillars will agaiu visit (his section before spring is over. Mrs. Margaret Heed, of Wilson county, died h few days ago at the age of one hundred and four years. A Dyersburg editor has been induced to believe that there are coal, iron, sil ver and lead mines in Dyer county. Mr. Bell, the oldest citizsn of Gallatin, died lsst week. At the time of his death he was eighty-five years of age. Spluribu8 unum and revolutionary poetry win soon appear in tne patent manufactured newspapers of this State. Prof. DeCastro, the magician, has been arrested in Knoxville, for giving gift concerts. East Tennessee is vir tuous. A Franklig county negro fell from a mule while crossing Harpeth creek, near Franklin, last week and was drowned. By the comptroller's semi-annual ap portionmeutof the poll-tax, Dyer county gets eight hundred and seventy-five dol lars for her school fund. "The cersbro spelling meningitis, or orthographical frenzy," is what Smith, of the Fayetteville Express calls it, and says it is about to reach his town. A. S. Nicholson, deputy-sheriff of Green county, Alabama, recently com mitted suicide by shooting himself at the residence of Henry May, in M'Nairy county. Winchester Home Journal: Ceriph, ptysmagogue, tachygraphy, giaour, baei, eyot, euchymy and demoniacal played smash with the last Boston spell ing match. Jackson Whig and Tribune: Three hundred and thirty-three fishermen cast their lines in Latham's mill-race one day this week, with the usual luck. What was the "usual luck." Jackson Sun: The county court of this county refused to levy a county tax on dogs. The legislature would have made the law popular by exempting one dog to each head of a family. Pans Intelligencer: Mr. John Hicks, of this county, a few days since plowed up a large clump of lead ore, very rich, which weighed over fourpounds. Several specimens have been found in the same neighborhood. Humboldt Journal: "The mosquitoes iDjured our reputation so much last sea- sou, we had hoped that they would not again appear in this region." The repu tation of that editor was only skin deep. Hence the damage, but not the "injury." Shelby ville Gazette: Mr. S. B. Hos kins, a constable in the ninth civil dis trict of this county, has had seven chil dren born unto him, and each one of them was born on the twenty-second of some month. There are six of his chil dren living. Parson Billy G.' Brownlow's Knoxville Chronicle has the following ridiculous ar ticle: "We have asked Democratic pa pers in East Tennessee to c jme out aud say whether they indorse the theory of tue fliempuia appeal, to the ellect that tue Toroeit issues' ought of right to be paid, we nave looueu in vain lor a re ply, uoes tue .tress auu Herald ap prove that position? Will it answer, and let the people know where it stands on a question in which every tax-payer us uirecuy liiteresteu ."' iiumojuu Heraio : mree negroes made application for dinner at the Ijoulsville hotel, at the Crossing, last Sunday, but from the hostile appearance of a few boarders standing about the office, the trio suddenly decided that they were not hungry anyhow. One or two have also tried to force themselves aa guests upon the Dunlap house. Shelbyviile Commercial: Our friend. John E. Barrett, of this county, informs us that his wife took from a goose that was sitting an ece that was not ninnerl She broke the shell and found it con. tained a live gosling, with four feet and tnree wings. The feet were all natural. as were also the wings, but one of the wings grew out ot the back between the other two. Dr. Davidson, of Richmond. has it preserved in alcohol. Franklin Beview and Journal: Wo are informed by Mayor James W. Harrison that he and his wife went to see the burning hickory tree upon his father's place near bprlng Hill last Sun day and it was still burning. It is now about five feet high. It was struck by lightning last August and has been burning ever since. The tree when struck was sixty feet high, and a green hickory,and has burned from that night. Humboldt Journal: "The conies of the Memphis Appeal which reached this city yesterday were printed one side up and the other down. The Ap peal is sometimes editorially in the same distressing condition." So is every copy of the Appeal when seen by the spiritually corrupted eyes of the Journal editor, whose virtuous interest in the af fairs of this city caused him to make the following notice: "The disreputable houses on Washington street, in Mem phis, are being investigated by the po lice board." Flrl naj- of tlii Rprlnb JleMlup of the I Additional Particulars Concerning the Nmhvllle BIoodhorie Atioclntlon Three Hood Ilnres, and an Accident. Crop Oiulook Iu Varloni rum or Wisconsin. .Inranisrj of the Fifth Bar ot the Merlins at Onlvrufon, Texas BfnmtM ot Victors of the Unj. At Xashtlllr. Nashville, May 4. To-day was the first of the spring meeting of the Blood horse association. There was a cold, drizzling rain up to noon, and the track was very heavy. The attendance was meager this afternoon, but the clearing up this evening augurs well for fine weather to-morrow. first race. Young America Stake For two year old olts and fillies, half mlie dash: $25 oLtrauce, p. p., association to add S-250 $50 to the second horse; closed with eighteen entries, and six started, as follows: Williams & Owings's eh. c. Creedmore, 1; William Cottrill's b. c. Mediator,2; W. Mayo's b. c. Woodland, 3;D. Swigert'sb. c. Ceylon, i; G. W. D-trdeu & Co.'s ch. g. Colonel, 5; John Frank's br. c. Virpil, 6; J. E. Mills & Co.'a b. c. Dave Paxton, 7. Time, 53J. Pooh sold on this race averaged as fol lows: Woodland, $30; Mediator, $28; Ceylon, ?12; Paxtou, $7; field, $11. SECOND RACE. Bruce Stakt Sweepstakes for three yenr old; subscription S59, half forfeit, association adds 500; mile heats; closed with thirty-nine entries, five started: William T. Liuck's ch. c. George urauam, i, i; ueorge Cadwaliader's ch. c. V icksburg, 2, 3; George H. Rice's b. c. Volcano, 3, 1; Withers & Shank's b. f., 4 distanced; John Alcock's ch. c. Just Out, distanced. Time 1 :54J, 1 :54. Just Out broke his left hind leg at the three-quarter pole. Pools on this race sold previous to the first heat on the fol lowing average: Vicksburg, $300; Vol cano, 265: Graham, 135; field, S90. After the first heat, Graham, $225; Vol cano, 65; Vicksburg, $53; field, $6. third race. Association purse, 300, mile heats: B. G. Thomas' ch. f., Hazem, 3, 1, 1; D. Swigert'a ch. c, Egypt, 1, 2, 2; Thomas G. Bacon's br.b.," Grainger, 5, 4, 3; Wi'iiams & Owingb' b. c, Fair play, 2, distanced; J. F. B. Jackson's gr. h., Jean Valjean, 4, 8, withdrawn on account of lameness by consent of the president of the association. Time:l :53J, l:54f,l:59J. Pools sold on this race, previous to the first heat, averaged, Egypt, 225; Granger, 100; field, 75; Hazem, !s4o. After the first heat, with Egypt left out, pools were very low. Alter the second heat, Hazem. 300; Egypt, 205; Granger, 70. Unlvestou, Texan. Galveston, May 4. In the jockey club races, fifth day, the first race was a free handicap for all ages, mile heats. The first heat was won by Billy Wil liamson, Austin second, Paulino Sprague third. Time, l:46i. In the second heat Williamson passed under the string one length in front, Pauline Sprugue second, Austin third. Owing to foul riding by the riders of Williamson and Austin, they were declared distanced, aud the heat and the race were given to Pauline bprague. Time, 1 :475. The second race a half-mile dash.was won by Conductor, Dixie second. Time, 53. The weather was clear and pleasant, and the attend ance goou. MISSISSIPPI NE WtJ. Milwaukee, May 4 The Sentinel will to-morrow publish reports of the crop prospects from various parts of the btate, oi wuich the following is a sum' mary by counties: Outagamie Ten per cent, more wneat sown man last year; winter wheat looks well; fruit prospect fair. Jelitrson county Acreage of wheat, barloy and com about the same as last year; crops promise well. Dodge Acreage of wheat below the average; fruit prospects poor. Dane More oats and corn, and less wheat; large yield of winter wheat prom ised. Marathon Same as Dane ; fruit promises well. Jackson Two thirds of the usual wheat average; win ter wheat damaged; fruit poor. Shebo- gan Less whtit and more barley and peas than last year; winter wheat a fail ure. Marquette Average acreage ; fruit injured. Monroe Less than the average acreage of wheat; usual amount of win ter wheat. Waukesha Less wheat and more corn and oats; fruit ruined. Man itowoc More wheat sown than ever be fore; fruit not seriously injured; a large amount of peas planted. Colume Less wheat and more barley, rye and com. Waushara Less wheat and more corn, I A 1 . 1 . oucKwncaiana rye; winter wneat prom' Ising. Adams Same acreage as last year; fruit injured. Bacine Less wheat than last year; fruit but little injured: flax crop heavy. Walworth Less wheat; snow of Saturday did not hurt the crops. Pepin Larger acreage than usual sown. Rock Less wheat and moro corn, barley and oats; winter wheat looks well; fruits badly injured, and raspberries are killed: the low price of wheat the past year and the high price of feed has induced the farmers to cut down the acreage of wheat and increase corn and oats. Wachita agency, have all gone forward from Caddo within Che past few days. The North German Gazette gives a positive denial to the statement in American papers that a company has been organized there to facilitate the re turn to that couutry of German emi grants in the United States. Many laborers employed on the public works in Washington havH strunk for one dollar aud a half a day. Contractors I ooy mujr unuuuL pay more man one dol lar, owing to the low price paid for work uu iosh uy aaie oi district bonds. A forester, a few weeks since, while ou a vieu 10 me uaK loresta in India winch are rented by a large firm i .Bombay, witnessed the passage of an ariuy 01 rata across me river Hittang, xney swam across the river in a kind of military formation, and he represents men uuwuer aa ueing immense. Brownlow's Whig thus flatters tlinno litlcal monomaniac who complimented his abuse of A. Johnson : The editor of the Clarksville Tobacco Leaf, who, by the way, is the ugliest as well as ttm cleverest Democratic editor in theHtatp west of the mountains, gives the senior editor of this oaner a lecturn nn th spirit or some of our editorials. MEW GOODS! GOOB BQOBl -T LOW PRICES MARRIED. DA WSON CONNE L L On the evening of ine n inst., at tue Church of the Good Shepherd (Episcopal), by Rev. Tulllus C. Tup per, Mr. Thomas P. Dawson and Miss Pannie K. Connbll, both of this city. DIED. CURA. The Army of liberation Uuilor tbe Wall of Havana Tbe Torch and the Sword. Jackson has organized a dental asso ciation. I he Mississippi Press association meets at Jackson, July 16th. The total loss by the Starkville fire amounted to 163,125; insurance, 26, 425. Holly Springs Reporter: The colored people of this county are fully aware of mo weaKuess and corruption of the Radical party, and a great many are go ing to leave it. Summit Times: It is reported that Mr. 1. J. 1 itzpatnck, depot agent at M'Comb City, shot and dangerously wouuueu tue uaaer at mat place vester day evening, and left for parts unk'nown Durant Advertiser: We understand that by an accident of some kind. Mr. J. C. Lucas, of Attala, sufP-red a fracture of three ribs while working about his mil', last week. We hope lie will be well again soon. Jackson Pilot: The Sunburst last week, under the head of "Vicksburg xieius, juuu lour paragrapns, wnich on perusal, proved to be "pulls" for drink ing saiocms. It also had another puff auout j limine weunivan plagiarizing uu -UI3U orator's speecn. Water Valley Courier: Mr. Jake Mi lam, au old citizen of this county, died very euuueniy, at uis residence near Garner station, on Saturday evening laou nu was siuiug at tno tame eating supper, when he fell from his chair iu a fit of apoplexy, and died in a very short nine. Winona Advance: Albert Townsend, a clever and industrious colored man, was accideutly killed last Monday. He was playing with his wife out in a new ground and fell over a snag which caused his death. He was attended to the grave by a large procession of his friends. The ludnmHen of Cairo. From au Occasional t'orrespondent.l Cairo, III ,May 3. I gathered some important statistics this evening, which I hasten to communicate to you. Some of our people express astonishment thai the Yankees improve their country so much more rapidly than we do. 8ome of the facts I give here will show why this is the case. The school-tax in this city is 68 cents; In the county, outside of the city, it is higher, the highest be ing in section one, town ship sixteen, and there it is 4 40. The lowest rate In any district in the county for school purposes is forty cents, the highest, as before stated, $4 40; the average is 1 50. The rate of taxation in una city for all purposes is i 4 62; their bonded debt is 470,000; it..?' tucu uunuug ucui, -.u.uviv; lueir laiuuie property in the city is: real estate, $2 216,860; personal property, 510, 0S5; total, 2,732,945; their tax able property is about six-times as much as their indebtedness The taxable property of Memphis is. if I mistake not, about faix times as much as the indebtedness of the city. The inter est on the bonded debt of Cairo is paid promptly, andthedebthas been reduced $ls,004 during the past year. Comments are unnecessary. This town, under all its natural disadvantages, and they are innumerable, is growing, and will con tinue to grow. This shows what enter prise will do. A city of croakers is a doomed city. Five railroads center here, and they are anxioui to build more. The finest flour made in the west is turned out from the Cairo mills, one mill furnishing one thousand barrels a day. This in timo will be the greatest supply city for the southern States, un less we change our policy and raise our i own supplies. Vegetables appear to be as far advanced here as in .Memphis, and this city within the levees, which are even miles in length, is the early gar den for Chicago. If a city can be made here, what au Immense city Memphis should be. Jackson Pilot : The Fayette Vindica tor has a correspondent who signs his letters with the name. "Nincomnoon." The same fellow has been trying his hand at the editorial bellows of a news paper over in Vicksburg, but without producing more than the usual amount o flatulence in the concern. Corinth Sub-Soiler: On Tuesdav last a white man bearing the name of James Kellar, of Knlly, was brought into nnr city, by L. King and Mr. Howe, cha'ged with burning the stable and bam of Mr. L. D. Settle, on Sunday night last. Kel lar was arraigned before Esquire Ham lin, on Tuesday morning, and after ex amination was had, the court required a bond of two thousand dollars, for his appearance at court. Natchez Courier: We learn that Mrs. Waterbury, widow of the late Sheriff Waterbury, of Franklin county, shot herself through the neck with a niotnl last Thursday, and died from the wound on U:e following day. It is said that ' 1 yto iiiuLuuieu 10 taKP me -j u;ij.ixoiuu iuiaiug iioiii an effort to judicially eject her from her home. She said she would never leave her home, but would die where her hus band died. New York Herald. The growing proportions of the Cuban war ara well indicated in our dispatches from Havana to-day. It is now several months since we were informed that a body of Cuban rebels had burst through the famous trocha, and were marching westward, hotly pursued by Spanish battalions. According to the official accounts received from Havana, they were flying before their pursuers; for so the Spanish reports have constantly represented the Cuban patriots since the oegiumug 01 tue war oi independence. But now, after running away from the Spaniards for six years, they seem sud denly to have formed the curious notion of taking refuge in Havana, and in order to prevent them adoptingthis des perate course, the great Valmaseda has hastily gathered a force of thirty thousand men to block the way. What is most curious is that an enterprising general like Valmaseda huds it necessary to fortify his position at Colon against those fugitive bands the Hpanisn soldiers have been so long pur suing. A glance at the map will show tne importance oi tue cnange that has taken place in the condition of the Cu bans. Two years ago the insurrection was confined within tho limits of the central and eastern departments. Tbe few scattered partisans who disturbed the Cirro Villa9 district were no longer important, and were wholly unable to make headway against even the weakest Spanish column. But to-day an immense army,aimost under the gatea of Havana, is compelled to fortify itself to stop the progress of the insurgent forces. It is evident that the struggle is ranidlv com ing to a close, for the tactics adopted by the patriots must .soon render Cuba un tenable, aud Spain will be compelled to relax her gisasp just as she was com pelled to abandon the attempt to recon quer est. uomingo. xne Cuban torch is rapidly settling tho question. Every plantation destroyed cripples Spain and lessens her power to continue a struggle mm must euu in tne ireeuom or uuua. ars n.t.11-last nlsht, at a little after 12 o'clock, at the Peabody notel, Captain AVbi. Sneed. Due notice of the funeral will be given. PODESTA The friends and acquaintance or Mrs. Catherine Podesta, are requested to attend her funeral at 9 o'clock this (WEDNESDAY") morning from the residence of her son, Louis Podesta, No. H7 DeSoto street. The friends and acquaintances of her sons-in-law, Mr. Malatesta and A. Ragglo are also requested to be in attendance' Requiem high niais at St. Patrick's church at 9 o'clock. 8TEPHEN80N At .St.:Louls, Missouri, on April 30th, Mr. H. L. SmruENsoN. Ice Cream Parlors Now Open IjiUK the reception of ladles aud gentlemen, s wuuo uuiy luu uest win Deserved. Aisn. fine Confections and Cakes on hand aHd made 10 oraer Dy SPECHT A -WALTER, 37 Madison St. Attention, Knights of Pythias. rpHE officers and members of Teu- jl uw ijuuKe. j.o. o. are uereuv c summoned to attend a Convention,? ?'? Castle Hail, 260 Second street, Lr work m me xuiru ubdk. JHemBers oi sister Txu1?rs mil iromi.ni ivuiyuit, are coruiauy invited :o attend. , , C. LAYTON, C. C. W. H. Moyston, K. of H. anil 3. rayo NOTICE. THE members of the F. M. T. A. Society are I reauested to meet nt thftr hull thiu (WEDNESDAY) morning. May 5,Ui75,at ts o'clock, In nnliorm, to attend the Sodalliy itv.uii.. xjj uiuorui uuaru uireciors. . McKUNXA, Vice-President, NOTICE. riVHE members of Sodality Immaculate ("on X ceptlon B. V. M., aro requested to meet at their hall niunilng, May their annual picnic, M ICHAKL COSTELLO, Prefect, prompt' y this am, at b o'clock, to (WEDNESDAY') attend NOTICK IK BANKRUPTCY. In the District Court of the United States, lor tucuuiciui nest Tennessee. in tne mat ter oi w. r. juoyie, .bankrupt. in Bank ruptcy. I'HE undersigned hereby gives notice of his L appointment on nssiiripa nt w (.' iinvu w .uciuituH, ouwuv guuiiiy, lennessee. wtKJiiiJttiijuE, Assignee. Memphis, May 4, 1875. mj-5 we TELEGKAHS Jackson rilol: Messrs. Willie Ewing Dave Shelby, M. O'Brien, M. Fay, J. Uordon, and J. CUnghan, ten o'clock on Thursdav morning, April 29th, a diagonal kite o f six feet dimensions. After using seven balls of twine the kite cut loose. Tne following telegram tells the remainder: "Canton, Miss, Apiil 29, 1S75. There was a kite found hero with Willie E wing's name on it; we'll send by first train. t. graves." The Jackson Pilot, a Radical paper, says: Mr. Cirl Schurz thinks that it is the voters who are not bound to either party that must be relied upon to place a statesman in the Presidential chair. Schurz's opinion is worth as much now as It was during the incep tion of the Greeley-Grant campaign. Tbe meaning expressed iu this after-1 dinner speech of the great splurger is, ! that those who cast their votes with the so-called Liberal Republican movement in lb72, i-hall await hia (Schurz's) re turn frcm Europe, anil the nominations by the Republican party, before decid ing with which body to forma coall tion. The steam barge Fred Kelly collided with the propeller"Swallow near Toledo, Ohio, yesterday, sinking It in twelve feet water. Lots on the cargo five thou s: nd dollars. ihe ship Lake Michigan arrived at tiuebec fiom tfiasgow yesterday. A telegram from Rome saya that the pope is again under treatment of physi cians. A telegram from Calcutta savs that the cholera has abated in the province of Auue. Judge Burnhan, now assistant secre tary oi the treasury, has entered upon ms u uues. Edward Connelly and son were suffo cated by gas while in bed, in Buffalo ouuuay mgnt. A telegram from St. Catherine's, On tario, says that the Welland canal is again open for navigation. Joseph Medill, from Chicago, arrived in St. Louis Vesterdaw. m miife tn T.min .ivocK, Arsausaa, for hia health. Isaac Brandt, the former Ktat tmas. urer of Iowa, has been found guilty of cuiuezzeung one tnousand dollars. The BteamshioaCitvof Montrpal. from New York, and fiarmntinn. from Porf. iauu, urnveu ai lxmuon yesterday. A telegram from Trfinrinn brvs thnt tooiicitor-General Holker will succeed me late Judge Picott on the bench. One hundred and five thousand dollars has been raised to secure and protect me free labor, in St. John's.NewBruns. wick. The trustees of the Southern railroad company have awarded to the Baltimore bridge company a contract to build a bridge over the Kentucky nyer. An attempt was made to rob the Peo ple's savings Dank in Pittsburg Monday. Fivn men were arrested yesterday sup posed to oe concerned m me atiair. King Alfonso received the Danal mm. cio yesterday. He said he was aware of nia duties, gratitude and affection to the holy father, and should fulfill them. The American medical association was organized in Louisville yesterday, with Dr. Bowling, of Tennessee, presi dent. Three hundred and delegates are present. Tom Doneliy, reported lost on th Kr. Luke, recently sunk above St. Louis, turned up in that city yesterday, having floated ten miles on a raft, and then swam ashore. John Watson, son of Reed Watson, a farmer living at Windsor Hill, Con necticut, committed suicide in the , Clarendon House, ii Hartford, Connec ticut, on the twenty-ninth instant. Home oi me JSew York directors, headea by Commodore Vanderbilt, started yesterday morning for Clevi land, to attend the annual meeting of the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern stockholders. A telegram from Quebec saya that the department of marine and fisheries hai ordered a steamer from Halifax to search for the steamers Polynesian, Demon and Lake Champlaiu, and to render any assistance required. At the opening of the Presbyteriau synod in London yesterday, the moder ater referred to the revival movement set on foot by Moody and San key, and expressed cordial sympathy with them in their religious report. In the chamber of representatives in Brussels, yesterday, M. Ospremont Lyn den, minister of foreign affairs, read the reply of the Belgium government to the German, note of February 15th. It denies that Belgium has denied to con sider uermanys demands. The Indian bureau had information yesterday from Special-Commissioner Shanks, and also from unofficial sources, that the supplies so greatly needed for the Indians near Fort Sill and at the KEFRIU&IUTORS& BEER COOLERS. K E CHESTS OF ALL SI.ES. 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Drawers at 35c, 50c, 75o and SI. Fiue Dressing Sacques, SI, SI 25 and upward. Shirt Waists, 75c, SI, Sl 50 and upward. Ladies', Misses and Chil dren's Aprons, 35c and upward. Ladies' line Corset Covers, SI 50 and upward. -A FULL LINE OF- Misses' and Children's Skirts, Drawers and Chemises. A BEAUTIFUL LINE OF IBFANTS' ROBES. Hand Embroidered "Eokes and Bands. THE BEST AND CHEAPEST LINE "OF GORSBTS IN THE CITY. o - - - - SWe ben to call the attention of the ladies of Memphis and vicinity to our Dress making Department under the Superintendence of one of the most competent modistes on the continent. Try us and vou cannot fail to be pleased. 242. 244 and 24( Main Street, corer Jefferson. 3 P. HANDLE. Formerly of Xandle & neatn. I J. Formerly TV. II K AT II, I of ItantUe & Heath. and J. W. Heath & Co. A. H. LlVKitattKK, Formerly Oen'l Snpt. Al & T. K. K., also M. & L. It. K. W. RANDLE, HEATH & LIVERSViORS, (Noccciion to J. W. llentb fc Co.) 98 SMCON OTBSIUT. MSMPfflg, MANUFACTURERS Or t'OfTON PRESSED HORHE POWERS, GIN GEARING, IRON Buildings and Fronts, Air and Cellar Grating, all kinds Iron and Brass Castings. Cook A Mcatu'R Improved Jail Cell Boors and Window. RAILROAD AND STEAMBOAT WORK A SPECIALTY, All Kinds of Machinery Furnished and Repaired. Orticis solicited and promptly executed casn pain lor oia iron, Knuw and Copper. IN' V ITE THE ATTENTION OF THK TRADE TO THEIK LARGE AND KLEiiAST STOCK OF CONSISTING OY 1 adies' and Slissps' Trimmed and Dn trimmed Hats and Bonnets, flowers. Ribbons, Jet and Straw Ornaments, Etc, At JPrices 7liicli must commind attention. Call and examine. S38 IAIN STREET, GOBNEB UNION. PLANTEBS'JOOES. GRAIN CBADLES. THBESHLY8 MACHINES. BUCKEYE MOWERS & REAPERS. BAR IRON, all sizes. COTTON SCRAPERS. SCITIIE BLADES. FAN MILLS. PLANTATION BELLS, all sizes. ROPE, Cotton and Manilla, fallasortm't Solid Wnluut llnliis: Knnm Rorvlc. rntor. havlne porcelain lined water nool-r ana ice tans, forsaieoy my5 H. WETTER, 1,1 and 15 ilonioe st. 8 All -OF- Yaloable Personal Property of Corwin's European Hotel and Restaurant. PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVr.N That by vlrtne of an order nf ula tome irected from the Honomhln Kirsti'hon. eery Court of Shelby county, Tennessee, I will, on Monday, the 10th day of May, 1S75, commencing at 10 o'clock a.w., In the Ayres' block, No. 271 Second street, Mem phis, Tennessee, proceed to sell, and con tinue from dav to dav till tlnishwi t i,u highest bidder, for cash, the following de scribed property, to-wlt: Dlninc loom furniture, silver nlnti! wnu and china, chamber furniture, beds, bedding and carpels, bar-room fixtures and furnituie, kitchen furniture, inoludlng three ranges and utensils, liquors, crockeryware, etc., one Iron safe, two desks, one counter. nn ono vase and one elegant mirror, and various other articles used in said business. Levied on as the property of defendant, Isaac Corwln and others. Pale tocommence promptly nt 10 o'clock a.m. .ucuiimis, u uay oi ay, ts7o. C. L. ANDERSON, SherlfT Of Hhelhv pnntitv T..., ., By W.D.Cannon, D.S. H. Clay Klnz.. M. Hill. M. neys for plaintiff. mva Non-Kesidom Notice. SLAB IRON AND STKEL, Tor Plows and Cotton Scrapers. TOGETHER "WITH A COMPLETE STOCK OF Builders' Material, Cutlery, Gnus, Fishing Tackle, Rubber Selting, Xtc, Etc, Worn. SIfs Wvont Street, Memphis, Teisjs- SEMMES&CO HOI.ESALB LXQUOJB3 No. 126. In the Shelby county, phis vs. W. A. Collier et al. it First Chancery Court of Tennessee.-Clty of Mem- appearlng from Sheriffs rotnrn in t.hi cause that the defendants, Thomas R. Wright acu samneiia wngui, are not to be found lu Shelby county ; It is therefore ordered. That they make their appearance herein, at the Courthouse 1 the city of Memphis, Tenn., on or before the first Monday in June. 1S75. and plead, answer or demur to complainant's bill, or the same will be taken for confessed as to them and set for hearing exparte, and that a copy of thin order be pubUshed once a week, for four successive weeks. In the Mem phis Appeal. This h day of May, 1875. A copy-attest. EDMUND A, COLE, Clerk and Master. By R. J. Black. Deputy C. & M. O. A. Hanson, sol, for compl't myo we Non-Resident Notice. No. 1821. In tho First Chancery Court of Shel by county, Tennessee. City of Memphis vs L. M. Jones, et al. It appearing from Slierifl's return in this cause tnat the defendants. L. M. Jones and Mrs. Olive Flemmlng, are not to be found in Shelby county; It Is therefore ordered, That they make their appearance herein, at the conrthonse, in the city or Memphis, Tenn., on or before tne first Monday In June, 1S75, and plead, answei 1 2m Km.uU mPlalnant'8 bill, or the same " tumcoMsu hs io mem and Fet for hearing exparte, and that a copy or this order be published once a week, for four sue cesslve weeks, in the Memphis Appeal This 1st day of May, 187 APPCIU A copy-Attest: EDMUND A. COLE, n, u r p. , Clerk and Master. By K. J. BrAOK, D. C. and M. G. A. Hanson, bol. for compl't. mySwa Cotton Factors, WHOJUSRALE WX30BBS MB eOIIMON MERCHANTS, Nou. S7& ds373 ?!Aii sTSSS'S1, MEKFIE-i, We are prepared to snake Advance on ConMlgnmeiitx of Cotton to Messrs. Bruno, Shipley fc Co., Liverpool, England. rpOG ETHER WITH OUR LARGE STOCK OF GROCERIES, WE HAVE NOW ON HAND A J. good supply of Nngiir unrt Kolaxaes of tlse n-w crop, which we are offering si EX TREMELY LOW FIGURES. Aiso, B&lc. sni Tla of a variety of brands and patents, an low as the lowest . dov2 1000 buckets Lard. 50 hf.bbls. Lard. So tierces Lard. 50 cases Lard, iu ting. 50 tierces vams 50 boxes Breakfast Bacon. 200 cases Snuff. tfraham Flour. Tracked Wheat. Oatmeal. Kje Hour. White Meal. Corn Starch. H. C. Rice. 30,000 caae Cnuiied I'eaehm, Tomalom, Nt raw berries," Raapb?rr!es, liotxter.f ojrMera. btc, Elc. OlIVEK, FIWNIS & CO.