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7, ESTABLISHED 184:0. MEMPHIS, TENM., THUESDAY, JUNE 10, 1875, VOX NO 117 -1. X HEATHLI! I-KOU ABILITIES. Washinoto.t. June 10, 1 a.w. jpbr fAe wuti Atlantic and Guf Stales and Tennessee, falling barometer, warm er south and cast winds and generally clear weather. It is now charged that General 6her man wrote his memoirs for the purpose of revenging himself on the administra tlon, aud for the sake of the money he will make. He expects to realize at least one hundred thousand dollars from it, having already refused llfty thousand ottered hy the publishers. A good deal of the yankee In that. The new charter does not affect the pay of the aldermen and counciimen, but it does that of the policemen. And the city attorney indorsed the action of the solicitous and eager advocates of pay in the teeth of his proposition that the city should sell out its property and cut down the number ot It employees. This is what? Let us have a name for it. The Centennial executive committee is out in a lengthy address to the peo ple of the State, which we will give to our readers to-morrow, In which an ap peal is made to them to do by private subscription what the legislature failed to do by appropriation, notwithstand ing, as the committee says, the subject was brought before both houses. We urtr? this matter upon the attention of the people, and trust the address will not be without effect. A few days ago Hon. H. M. Polk, of Bolivar, In the name of the central ex ecutive committee of the centennial eel ebration of the Mecklenberg declaration of Independence, presented to the peo pie of the State, through Governor Por ter, a National flag, one of four used on the great occasion. In his letter to the governor, Colonel Polk says: "I have the honor to present to you, in the name of the committee, this banner, the em blem of our country's greatness and glory the first flag ever unfurled ic vindication of the rights of popular con stitutional liberty, which were first pub licly and authoritatively proclaimed in independence of kingly rule at Char lotto Town, in the county of Meckien burg. May 0, 1775. This banner is a token of the esteem and aff ection which the o'.d North State entertains for her daughter, and bears witness to the com mon devotion of their people to the foundation principles of local eelf-goV' ernment." Governor Porter responds to this in sentiments of the utmost loy alty, saying among other good things "This gift from mother to daughter is significant of a renewed devotion to the flag of her country, and in that spirit her daughter's acceptance is made. It was eminently proper that this flag should be received at your hands, an honored son of Tennessee, a descendant of one of the signers of the Mecklenburg declaration of independence, who unites in his own character the virtues which have made bo many of his race conspic nous," The last legislature Is likely to le re membered for many a day. It made its mark. Every part of the State has con sented to this, and all the people agree to it. Week after week Its work is brought to the intimate attention of the public, so much so that we now come to regard it almost a part of our daily work to record Its obstructive legislation, its failings and its failures. The latest of these is made manifest to us through a telegram which reached us last night from Nashville, which is to the effect that in that city, we suppose among citizens as well as ofllclals, the question of borrowing money to pay the July Interest on the State debt is much dkcussed, and an ar ticle will appear in the Miners' and Man ufacturers'1 Journal to-day which wj.ll contain an act of the legislature, which seems to have been overlooked, forbidding the use of State bonds as col lateral after they have been paid in by railroads, and making it the duty of the State officers to cancel them. The arti cle assumes as a legal proposition that If money is to be borrowed for which interest is paid, the coupons taken up with this money cannot be pledged by State officers without legis lation; and to borrow money to pay the Interest is restoring the third section of the funding law, repealed by the last legislature. It is shown that taxes will be paid in warrants; that borrowed money and current expenses cannot be paid with a forty cents tax, and that the result will be a failure to pay the borrowed money. The Printers la Katlonnl Couvcnllor. Boston, June 9. The International Typographical convention to-day named Philadelphia, and July 1, 1S76, as the place and date for holding the next an nual convention. The Greeley monu ment committee reported that a fund of five thousand and fifty-two dollars was Hufficient to guarantee the erection of a suitable memorial within a year. A resolution was adopted requiring sub ordinate unions to refuse full member ship to young men under twenty years of age, and instructing unions to admit none who have not served four years at the business. "Concernlue Oilier Things." Wetft 1'olnt Correspondence Y. Herald. J One of the members of the board of visitors who served his country well dur ing the war, to-day in a free and easy talk about what he termed " General Sherman's volume concerning all things," gave his opinion of the gen rals literary-military endeavor as fol lows: With our limited military know ledge, with doubts as to certain military movements in the late war of the rebel lion, aud with many doubts as to the characteristics and ability of many gen erals eo promptly and "decidedly set tled " by General Sherman, we hardly can be supposed to be an intelligent critic on the points referred to. There is one thing, however, certain, from what Blair and others have written, aud from what army officers have stated, we ar satielied that General Sherman will be compelled to write another book. His first two volumes embrace about all things (in his opinion) worthy of note aa to battles, movements and officers ; but there will be need of another volume or more vol umes. It reminds us of the ancient and learned writer of the sixteenfh century, who, after the labor of years, published in Latin a work entitled Be Omnibus jltbus (concerning all things). A few years elapsed, some criticisms were ut ttied, and he was forced to publish another volume, entitled De Quibugdam Mils (concerning certain other things). So with General Sherman. He ha published a book "concerning all thing6" bo far as events, battles, movements aud officers are concerned during a cer tain period, and he has expressed his opinion. He will be compelled to state hU views on "certain other things" in .another volume. BEACH AND BEECH EK. Opening Section cf the Speech of Til tea'a (Treat Advocate A Thorough Iteirlsw cf Torter's Speech. The Etldcncn of the Defense Orerhauled and Admirably Sifted The Story of Adultery Over Again. Tilton's Peccadillos and Sins hare Noth Ing to Do with the Present Cause Tho Gritlitk Gaunt Letter. Popular Sentiment Divided fortunes of the Case to -Tie 3Hs Defend- ant and PlanlllT Tiio Bacon Letter Mrs. Moulton. New York, June 9. The Brooklyn city courtroom was packed this morning witu spectators aa it nan never ueen ne fore during the trial of Tilton vs. Beech' er. The entrance of Mr. Beach, who was to deliver the closing addres3 for the plaintiff, was the signal for a storm ot annlause. which was with difficulty checked by the court officers. Ex-Judge Fullerton arrived shortly after, and re ceived a similar ovation. Tho friends of the plaintiff were mustered in strong force, aud scarcely a vacant space was to be round in trie room, rne ante-room and corridors were thronged with dissat isfied persons unable to gam admission to the courtroom. Tho piaintiu was early in his place, and occupied his usual seat behind his counsel, and was closely eurrounded bv the surcmg multitude. The throng was so great that Judge Neilson gave Instructions to the officers in charge of the court to make some ar rangements and prevent a similar occur rence in future. Jurymen Case and Jeffreys delayed tho opening a little by their late arrival. Mr. Beecher and his wife were absent. When tho proceedings began the judge cautioned the crowd to preserve tne uimosi Kiieuue. Mr. Beach rose to address the jury at ten minutes past eleven o'clock. The Evening Post furnishes the following synopsis of his address : He said that at last Theodore Tilton had an opportunity to be heard in a court ot justice, after havinc been overwhelmed witn calum nies, persecuted by all the power of a man Wliom me genius oi oamuui u keson discovered to be tho greatest man on earth, and bounded by all the agen cies inspired by an influential church. He referred to tho church investigation as a one-eided and partisan trial, in which the tribunal was composed of friends of the accused, in which the lat ter was represented by counsel, and iu which the accuser was deprived of every advantage which the nature of his case required, it was nopeu m mis way 10 patisfv the public, but the public clamor had convinced Beecher'a friends of their mistake. I At tins point Mr. lieeciier.Mrs. Beecher and Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe entered the court and toos tneir usual seats. Mr. Beach said that iu making triKiiltini? nredictions aud repeating in sulting epithets until the ear was pamed by tnem, ne suouia aoi aiieuipt iu vie with the counsel for tho defense. The iiirv Had a UUIY w iit-norui oi T . i 1 .... tne most moiueuiuu cuaiauiw they were to pronounce upon the guilt or innocence ot tne greatest preacher in Christendom. They hud been asked to declare by their verdict that Mr. Tilton, Mr. Moulton and Mrs. Moullon were perjurers, and bad no place in a court of justice. He eai J that ilr. Jivarts liau perisuiiuiiy uppeuieu iu the foreman of thejury, and had assumed to know the verdict which they would render. It was a strange tumg for a dis tinguished advocate to say before the plaintiff in the case had been heard. Sir. Beach said he knew tho influences which had surrounded tiie jury during the trial, and was aware oi tne dam aud noisome shapes wincn bad Covered around them: he knew tliat immense influence existed in a powerful organi zation behind the defense, and he knew how it had been exerted, air. ivarts had wished for the hundred eyes ot an Argus, of tho hundred arms of a Briareus, but he had had them, and more too. He had also had the gold of a Midas, and it had been placed where it would do the most good. Laughter. Mr. Beach said ttiac 11 tne counsel on the other side tpoke with authority, the jury had been controlled by the mlluence o! JfJy- mouth church. If luey anowea tneir opinions to be governed by invective and assertion, then he had nothing to hope from a verdict; he was no euch ora ator as Brutus, and had but a plain, simple, logical argument to present. If thejury would be governed by the logic of tne facts, if they would hear the cae of the plaintiff before they consigned him and Moulton and Mrs. Moulton to infamy, then he demanded a verdict at their bands: ho asked for no verdict against Henry Ward Beecher which was not based upon the plain truth. After asking the jury if t!ey had ever before heard such a storm of invective as had been poured out in this court room by tho counsel for tho defense, Mr. Beach said that tho extraordinary assertion of the other side that the plain tiff never had any case was contradicted hv the time and labor they had spent in trying to overthrow it. The witness for tho defendants upon whom all the argu ments of the counsel rested was Beech er himself. Mr. Porter had made the astonishing declaration that Tilton had been contradicted by thirty-four wit nesses, an assertion which could be only met by a very plain denial. On no material point had Mr. Tilton been contradicted , except bv Beecher. Mr. Heacn liere reierred to his association with Porter in the courts for more than thirty years, and to the high character which Porter hadalw3ys maintained as a lawyer and as a mau. He had been greatly pained, however, that a gentleman so distinguished should havo conducted himself as he had in this case. Porter had always before ap neared as the leader of his side, but in this case he had acted in a subordinate capacity. There was no disgrace iu that, for no one could be humiliated by fol lowing the lead of counsel so eminent as Evarts. The bumiliati jn was in tho character of the service he performed, in his virulent attacks on the plaintiff and his principal witnesses. On one oc casion, when Porter, shaking his ii-t wildly in the plaintiff's face, exclaimed, " Down, down to hell! and say I sent you there," he (Beach) looked around in some alarm for the personal safety of his client. Laughter. He was anxious to see what had become of him, but he found him still there, looking calmly at Porter, and somewhat amused at the ex hibition. Porter had spoken of Til ton as a mau of hollow and theatrical nature. How came such an accusation of being theatrical to proceed from the gentleman who had exhibited tuch histrionic ability ? How came such a gentleman, capable of the loftiest legal eilbrt, to devote himself to pronouncing a tirade of abuse? What kind of a case was it which required such a defense? Mr. Beach eaid the counsel for the de fense had occupied thirteen days, not in trying to establish the innocence of Beecher, but to destroy Tilton and all his supporters. He then referred to the inconsistencies in thi3 effort. Tracey accused Tilton of having a penchant for j blundering, while Porter represented him as a cunning and subtle schemer. He said the plaintiff was represented as a man of the basest and most devilish character, who had sought to securesu; cesa by a foul conspiracy, and by mar shaling a host of perjurers into court. Mr, Beach asked the jury to remember the letters of Tilton to his wife, which had been read in court, and the testimony of Beecher himself in re gard toTilton's character, and asked if that character be such as it was repre sented by counee! for defense. He had no desire, to detract from the virtues of Bet-cher. He readily admitted the de fendant was a great man, and that be hod many good and noble qualities: in fact, the defense of Beecher had been obliged to fight with his generous im pulses all through this case, as appeared from his testimony in regard to the charge of blackmail, but before he con eluded he thought he would be able to show the jury that Beecher was not quite perfect, not quite sinless. Mr, Beach said his duty was far from being a pleasant one. It was always unple&s ant to be obliged to speak harshly of anyone, and especially or men m Beechers position. The case, too, was one wiiicli should never nave been brought into court except under pressure of dire necessity. Evarts had asserted Beecher had consented unwillingly to the policv of silence: tnat this policy had been forced upon him Did it look like it when Tilton was about to publish the letter to Bo wen, and Beecher interfered to prevent it? Did it look like it when he took pains to secure tbosileuceof Mrs. Morse? when he sent Mr. Bell to stop the deacons' meeting when be enjoined aecresy upon his nephew. Mr. Perkins? He (Beach) had supposed that tripartite agreement was a device for restricting the secret to the small circle then possessing it, and he had also supposed tnat wnen needier, under pressure of the West charges, of fered to resign his pastorate rather than hava an investigation, ho was striving to c jnceal something. He also nad tne right. It looked like pursuing the policy of silence when Beecher wrote about repressing the tendencies to break out into a ruinous defense oi mm, and when ho snoke of the devices by which they had saved them3elve3. Beecher also said in his statement that these ten dencies ought to have succeeded. But the strongest proof to his mind on this point was a letter which Beecher wrote to Mrs. Bradshaw, advising her not to appear as a witness before the church,on the ground that the subject of the Weft charges was one wnicn ougnt not to be disturbed. Mr. lieacn then considered the declaration of Porter that Beecher was entitled to a presumption of Innocence, and argued that whue this would be true in a criminal case, the de fendant In a civil case was not entitled to such presumption. He cited Oreen- leaf on Evidence to show that in a civil case the jury were to be guided by the preponderance of evidenco on one side or the other, and it was not necessary that their minds should be free from all reasonable doubts. Mr. Beach tben cited several decisions to show that the burden of proof beyond a reasonable doubt did not rest upon plaintiff in this case any more than it would in a suit upon contract. Me then spoKe oi the onslaught made upon Tilton for the pub lication of his wife's letters. He said he was q'lite willing to concede that with out real and meritorious cause such an act as this would be indelicate, but he thought that emergencies could be con ceived In which an occasion lor such proceedings would be obvious. In this case Mr. Tilton, on cross-examination, was led to speak of the cause of this pub lication and the manner in which it was performed. Counsel read from Tilton's testimony on this point, which was to tho effect that the publication was made in we3tern newspapers at the solicitation of his counsel, Judge Morris, who considered it important to his case. iNow, said Mr. iseach, Tilton was subjected at times to the basest at tacks all over tho country; accused of brutality to his wife and charged with the grossest offenses; how could Tilton defend himself from wholesale calumny except by following advice which his lawyers gave. Could any lady or gen tleman condemn him, under such cir cu instances, as an indecorous and in' ihcate violator of domestic secretsv Mr. Porter, in speaking of the letter of January 9, 1S67, which referred to some physical mhrmitiesor Mrs. Tilton, askeu if anything meaner than it could be im agined. Now, the part of thia letter refl'erriug to Mrs. Tilton's physical con dition was not published at all; only ex tracts were quoted: eo this violent as sault upon Tilton was wholly unfounded. Mr. Jf oner spoKe oi the enormous egot ism of Tilton, but he (Beach) thought he could say Porter's egotism was enor mous, or his policy or vituperation would never have led him into such misrepre sentations. There were numerous other iustances in which plain facts had been misstated by the counsel for the defense, in order to furnish a basis of attack upon Tilton. Porter expressed extreme surprise that complainant had charged seduction aud adulterv at tho home of Henry Ward Beecher, and also spoke of the adroitness with which the tenth of Octo ber, 1863, had boeu selected to avoid an wibi He had drawn a most attractive picture of the home of Beecher, where he was surrounded by his family. Now, Mr. Beach said, he did not know where the seduction was accomplished, but the plaf-e and date of adultery were those which were furnished to Tilton by his wife and by Beecher. According to the plaintifFs testimony, it was a sim ple question of veracity between her and Beecher. Mr. Beach referred to the allegations of Porter, that certaiu testimony given by Bessie Turner and other witnesses for the defense had not been contradicted by the plaintiffs wit nesses wheu recalled. Now ho submit ted to the court whether it would have been proper for him, after his witnesses had once given their version of the oc currence, to interrogate them again upon precisely the same points because witnesses ror the defense had given a different version. The contradiction of the witnesses for the defense had been complete for all material points. Porter had said, when Richards" was called to contradict Bessie Turner, that he only denied that the alleged commu nication by her was made to him at a particular place. Reference to the record showed that Richards did deny that the subject of the alleged conversation was ever spoken of to him by Btssie Turner at any place. Great complaint was made of cruelty and unkinduess on Tilton's part because on Mrs. Tilton's return from Marietta she found a housekeeper (Miss Ellen Dennis) in her place at the head of the table. Now Miss Dennis was Mrs. Til ton's cousin, a maiden lady of a some what uncertain age, who, in Mrs. Tilton's absence, acted as housekeeper and nat urally occupied her place at the table, and when Mrs. Tilton returned from her vlbit she fouud her there. Was there anything indelicate or inappropriate in that? Then it was alleged by Bessie Turner that Tilton had repulsed his wife rudely when she spoke to him about the servants. Suppose this to be true, many great men aud kind-hearted men had been chargeable with harshness, had been anuoyed by petty domestic cares, and had not been thoughtful about those little trivial details of domestic kindness which somo women were disposed to magnify. Be-sie Turner's account was imperfect, and the housekeeper, Ellen Dennis, was in her grave; but granting even that Tiiton was unkind in his household, granting that he walked about the house at night to find a soft place for repose, granting that he had foibles which rendered his homo unhappy, did that give Beecher a right to violate its sanctity. These very facts may have tempted defendant to enter upon his work of seduction. So of all extraneous issues which had been thrust upon the Jury. Suppose that Tilton was adored of Victoria Wood hull, as he had been her eulogist, and supposing that less than man or than brute, he had seduced the young girl en trusted to his care, how did that affect the plain iasuo in this cause? Although, if true, it did not overthrow the confes sion of the defendant, his story, letters, which his counsel passed over so deli cately, and the narratives of the credi ble witnesses who sustained the charge of plaintiff all the allegations against the conduct of Tilton in his household and without did not diminish the Bin of Beecher. or lessen the requirements of law and justice for its punishment. A recess was here taaen. After recess Mr. Beach resumed his address. Ho spoke of Porter's assertion that Tilton had paroled the "Griffith Gaunt letter" in its publication, and then quoted passages in which extracts from the letter were used by Tilton in his sworn statement. He said the com ment could not add to the reputation this furnished of Porter's allegation, Tilton merely quoted part of this letter in support of his position, with no garbling or misrepresentation, and his learned mend was unjust and ungen erous in the use he had attempted to make of it. Mr. Beach said he was not eipecially favorable to a mode of argu ment which sought to enlist the syinpa thies of a jury one side upon the ground that the popular verdict had been given in its favor, but li this mode was to oa employed he wished it to rest on a sound basts. He denied that the popular ver diet had been recorded for Beecher, as had been asserted, and named a number of well-known newspapeis in different sections or the country as indicating by their course the popular sentiment in favor of Tilton. This was a matter which ho should have been ashamed to alludo to but for the example set him by nis learned menu, xneu u wa saw by Evarts that all the best classes of society in the vicinage had gathered around Beecher. ilad they done sov Where was Dr. Storrs? He belonged to the jury of the vicinage. Where were Dr. Schuyler, Dr. Buddington, Dr. Tal- mage, Dr. Duryea and nr. vanoycKev He had seen Plymouth church in all its glory and the parasites of Beecher ex erting an influence in and out of court, but he had not seen these representative of churches hastening to extend hands to this defendant. Their absence was no proof of guilt, but the attitudo of the jury of the vicinage should not be mis represented. He said ne suouiu not make such appeals to the supposed preju dices of the jury as had been made by the other side. The jury had an oath registered in heaven, and could not lay perjury on their souls. It would be the happiest event in the history of this case if it could be proved to Tilton and his counsel, by the judgment of intelligent men, that Mrs. Tilton loved her husband as she was said to have loved him by Porter. He quoted Porter's remarks on this subject, and said that such love as she was said to entertain for her hus band certainly did appear to be irrecon cilable with the theory that she was the victim of that husband's base conspiracy. It was only after she had passed over the threshold or her home anu ained nerseii to the fortunes of Henry Ward Beecher that the policy of silence "failed." The jury of the vicinage then saw that there must be an investigation, ana that the disclosure of the secret was inevitable. Whoever had this story to answer for was answerable for all the misfortunes which this trial involved. However this case might bo determiued. as Mr. Porter had said, there was a jury greater than here present to try this jury and this court. There was no end to the misfor tunes of this case, even if Beecher was found innocent. He was sullied and damaged, and could never stand in the pulpit again the same grand and heroic character as before. If Tilton was sus tained by the Jury his future would be clouded by the past, his home would still be desolated, and his innocent chil dren must still suffer from the blight of disgrace. The only resource for those engaged in an intelligent examination of this case was to discharge their duty fearlessly and honestly, leaving the con sequences to take care or tuemseives the man who did so was reaness oi an criticism or accusation. The counsel regretted that his learned friend had not given him some better evidences or Mrs. Tilton's love for her husband. He could not show anything else in her conduct but an idolatrous devotion to Ifeiliy Ward Beecher and his cause. If there was any cause that led her to thi3 con- due she might be forgiven, but when and wherehad It been shown that Tilton had flinched from fldelity to his wile and family ? There had not been any evidence given so far to show that. Both of my learned friends, said Mr. Beach, thought they found some contra diction between somebody and Theodore Tilton, which led them to expatiate on his gray hairs, and Mr. rorcer com mented on it as a most striking proof cf his depravity. It was remarkable that two such gentlemen as Mr. averts anu Mr. Porter should remark at such length upon thesubject. The truth was, really, that Mr. Tilton had no gray hairs, and the letter did not assert that he had any. Mr. Tilton, said the counsel, imputed to Mr. Beecher the character of a big boy, and in that light Mr. Porter imputed to Tilton a crafty nature. In this exam ination, said Mr. Beach, bo:h my learned mends are endeavoring to show Tilton as having a malignant hatred of Beecher. Counsel did not mean to say that Tilton loves H. W. Beecher, or did love him an instant after that July, 1670, when Mrs. Tilton made her con fession, and he thought it supernatural that the injured man should not harbor feelings of hatred or revenge, and the heart beats not, alter receiving such a biow, that would not bound with angry animosity. Counsel granted that Tilton had borno these feelings, and when not restrained by his wife and children they broke out with force, and counsel would be ashamed to stand here for him if this were not the case. Talk about the un friendliness and hate of Tilton to Beech er, why if it were true that Beecher, the chosen friend of his house, if ho de bauched this man's wife and defiled his hearthstone, nothing that a court and ury would do could satisry that re venge; it would exist so long as both men would breathe. Yet with all this passion, he, strengthened by love for his wife and children, had withheld his band from being stained with the blood of his injurer. Mr. Porter also said Mr. Beach, touched on the arrogance exhibited by Mr. Tilton as to the distri bution of the church missionary funds, but all this was for the purpose of making the jury believe that Tilton was puffed up with his own egotism. Tilton said ho overmatched Beecher in that controversy because he (Beecher) was wrong, and the truth always pre vailed. That surely, said the counsel. was not self-glorification, as Mr. Porter says. The learned counsel, said Mr. Beach, dwelt at some length on what is called the true story, and stated that Theodore Tilton called it first by that name to Redpath, and that afterwards he (Tilton) had pronounced this false. Mr. Beach arguedlchat this testimony had been misquoted by Porter, aud read from the evidence or Tilton to disprove the assertion made by the counsel for the delense. Why then, said the coun sel, did John K. Porter make use of the quotation that "truth is mighty and will prevail?" CounEel here read from Til ton's testimony in regard to the occa sion which called for the production of the letter to "A Complaining Friend." The next accusation against Tilton was that he quoted in the Bacon letter a gar bled edition of the letter of contrition or apology, and failed to give that portion of it that was favorable to Mr. Beecher, aud this was a very serious im putation, and required to be examined to see if they had disproved Tilton's in tegrity, or any of the witnesses produced for him. Mr. Beach then read a portion of the letter referred to, and said that Tilton had not put in a word or sugges tion in that document imputing an or- fense to Beecher. On the contrary, it shields and defends both. But Bacon had characterized Tilton as a knave and dog, and said that he was living off of Beecher. Was this imputation to rest and not be denied? How was this to be remedied but by a simple relation of facts with regard to his dealings with the church and the West charges; and therefore Tilton quoted from Beechers' letter?, and what part did he omit? Mr. Porter says he omitted that portion of it most favorable to Beecher. The counsel read the portion which was not quoted, and appealed to the jury if there was nything in it favorable to Beecher. Both these learned counsel had misrep resented another fact. Both had said that Tilton, in the summer of 1874, had sent word to Beecher and Redpath that he was going to change hist tactics. Mr. 'Hi ton did send word that he was going to charge adultery. Why did he do it? Why up to thia time these men had been working with the motive of sinking Mrs. Tilton. It was the policy or suence: anu niton, up to that period, in pursuance of that policy, had aid the charges were of improper projwsals on the part of Beecher to his wife. It was true that Ti'ton declared that his wife wa3 as pure as an angel, and that the charges were improper proposals: and it wa? in this vein that these papers were prepared which roused the hostil ity of Beecher. What was there in tr. letter to Dr. Bacon, except the quotation from his own letter to Tilton, that fore? d Beecher into the angry niooi? Ouiy that quotation, which, of all the letter of contrition, he swears on the stand is true. The opposing counsel next S3y3 that Mrs. Moulton on the stand pro nounced Tilton as treacheroii3, and they charge her with being a conspirator against iieecner, acting under the influ ence of her husband. What were the circumstances under which Mrs. Moul ton made use of these expressions? asaea tne counsel, arter wmch he read to the jury Mrs. Moulton's evidence on the subject. There was nothing in this ipiumony, oaia tne counsel, that justi fied the other side in BaylriP that Mrs. Moulton regarded Tilton with loathing or caueu mm treacherous. Court adjourned. HOME TELEGBAMS. The races at Omaha, Nebraska, yes ieruay, we wen atienued. The sale of Daniel Webster's private 1!U 1 t- i . , 1 uuiuiy uegaii iu rkosiou yesterday. The steamship Gilbert, from Ham' burg, arrived at New York yesterday. ine election ior city oUicers comes oil at Concord, New Hampshire, to-day. The national sportsmen's association reassembled in Cleveland, Ohio, yester day. The Indiana State Temperance con vention assembled in Indianapolis, yes terday. The Pacific mall steamer nalnfrm.frnm rauama, arrived at Ban F rancisco yes terday. ino steamship Kennelworth. from .Liverpool, arrived at Philadelphia yes terday. Another fine rain fell thrniio-hmit Np. urasaa yesieruay. Tne crop prospecta uia unguiemng uauy. A large grain elevator In Huntingdon. West Virginia, burned last night. Loss thirty thousand dollars. The steamers Algeria from Livernonl. and the State of Georgia from Glasgow, aniveu ui new iorK, yesterday. Three men were drowned nt. Cum. bridge, Massachusetts, yesterday by the mimiug oi a scow on -tsroau canal. Spartanburg county. South Carolina. has subscribed one hundred thousand dollars toward the Asheviile railroad. The officials of the interior deDart- ment do not think that tho visit- of tlm Indians to Washington was a failure. Eed-Cloud. Spotted-Tail and tho nartv ui oiuui xuuiaus passeu inrough umaha, Nebraska, yesterday, bound westward. r u: t.i' ... . r . It is officially announced, says a New York telegram, that the layiug of tho direct United States cable Is completed. Twenty armed Texas are reported to nave crosseu over into Texas, eight miles below Brownsville, on a maraud ing expedition. The Orange Lake house, near New burg, was burned yesterday morning. Loss, forty thousand dollars; insurance, eight thousand. The English ship Princo Alfred, with guano for London, foundered at soa iu tho vicinity of Caquimba. The crew left in two boats; one has been picked up. The real estate sales at Charleston, South Carolina, for the week ending May 31st amounted to eighty-seven thousand three hundred and sixty-two dollars. Hon. William M'Ever was killed by a tree falling across a house in which he had taken refuge from a storm, in Pauld ing county, Georgia, on the twenty fourth of May. The attendance at the races at Titus villo, Pennsylvania, yesterdav was large. The 2:40 race was won by Grand Cen tral, Idle-Boy second and Joker third. Time, 2:40$, 2:42 and 2:45. A telegram from Boston says that the coroner's jury in the ca?e of Mabel Young have rendered a verdict, stating that the evidence points directly to Thomas W. Piper as her murderer. The Black Hills geological party ar rived on the east fork of Beaver creek last Thursday. They have as yet found no mineral developments, nor have the Indians interfered with their operations. Abraham Jackson, the alleged de faulter, was again arraigned in Boston yesterday, on a charge of further iraud, and bail fixed at eighty-nine thousand dollars. He was returned to jail. His bearing is cool and unconcerned. The National Christian association, in session at Pittsburg, yesterday resolved itself into a political mass-meeting, and nominated Hon. J. B. Walker, of Illi nois, for President of the United States, and Donald Kirkpatrick, Esq., of New York, for Vice-President. The following instructions were given by Lieutenant-General Sheridan, in Chicago, yesterday, on a request made for permission to enter the Big Horn country by a party of Cheyennes on the twenty-fourth of May: "According to the provisions of the treaty of I860 with I the Sioux Indians, white men are pro hibited from entering the country re ferred to in the enclosed telegram to the secretary of war. Notification will therefore be given all parties who con template entering the country named that they will be prevented from doing so by the military authorities until or ders under which the latter are acting are revoked. Fire at Jackson. Special to the Appeal. Jackson, Tenn., June 9. A Are broke out at one o'clock this morning, corner or main anu unurcu streets, in the third story, occupied as a composing-room for by the Whig and IKbune. The entire building was consumed. The Whig and xriuune-s loss is aoout rive thousand dol lars; insured for two thousand dollars. U. a. Kamsey & Co., occupying tho lower floor, removed most of their stock. the damage to which Is fully covered by insurance. The ouiiding was owned hy Judge Milton Brown, and had no insur ance. The fire was the work of an in cendiary. The Whig and tribune will resume publication as early as thev can get another outfit. Sherman us a "Bobemlan." Forney's Press. General Sherman, who started out on hih military career in thia war with a threat to hang newspaper correspond ents, is now indulging in tho most reck less reportorial flourishes himself. In fact, he is more Indiscreet with his pen than the most irresponsible of Bohe mians. The sensation he has aroused as a writer in time of peace shows how live ly a war correspondent the country lost wneu it gaineu w. T. Sherman as a general. Military Reservation. Washington. June7. The Pnwidpnt has ordered the reservation for military iiuipusuB ui an puoncianas uoruenng on the several passes of the Mississippi riv er, for a distance of twelve milp fmm the Gulf of Mexico, under the act of congress providing for improvement of me uiuuiu ui me river Dy tne J&ity sys tem. The practical effect of this order will be to prevent tho occupation of these lands by squatters, who, under the homestead law, might locate upon any lands on which, If there are any such, valuable material for the jetties might be found for the purpose of disposinc of such material at exorbitant prices. I'EKSONAJL TELEKA3IS. Levy Hubbell, United States district auuiuuy m iiinwauKeo has been sus pended. General Jovellar has gone to Valencia io assume command or the army of cen- .hx-Mayor Thomas H. Selby, of Han Francisco, died of pneumonia iu that city yesieruay. John E. Owens, the celebrate I nntnr. has purchased the Academy of Music in f Hi ci -I r.ci f im L- H - rt.. . r - . mowiuui uuiim viiruiiuu, ior iony iu iuuusduu uoiiars. t r TT 11 . ... .a., v . jrugo was nominated ror con gress by the second aud C. B. Dennis by tho third congressional district Republi can Louveuuons in Sacramento, Califor nia, yesieruay. Mon. Jellereon Davis has heen ton. dered the presidency of the Texas me- cuanicai anu agricultural college at Bry an, with a salary of four thousand dol lars per annum. Colonel D. F. Boyd, superintendent of iue Louisiana etate university, has defi nitely accepted the appointment of su perintendent of the government mili tary college near Cairo, Egypt. poreiqh TEJLEGJRAMS. The sultan of Zanzibar ana traite have arrived at Gravesend, England. The Carlists and Alfonsista in Spain are exchanging prisoners of war. A dispatch from Vienna says that the TI TIT- 1 1 . ... rnucess vv muucnyraz nas sent three hundred thousand florins to Don Carlos. Four hundred thousand dollars worth of property in Manititlan, Mexico, has been destroyed by fire, and many fami nes arc uumtitMS. General Saballs defeated the Alfonsist troop3 at Blars, after twodavs iiehtinc capturing their guns and stores and one nuuored ana rorty prisoners. The steamships Egypt. Neckar and vine uo jtari, rrorn iNew iork. Moravian, from Quebec, and Paratha, irom .uosion, arrived at .London yester- uay. A disastrous storm passed over the city of Paris yesterday, doing immense i damage to lire and property. Eleven persons were killed by the falling of one nouse. Rev. Dr. Wllsou Deposed. Louisville, June 9. Dr. Samuel B. Wilson, pastor of the First Presbyterian church in this city, was deposed to-day irom administering the ordinances or the church. It will be remembered that some months since Dr. Wilson was summoned before the Louisville presby tery to answer certain charges. He de clined to submit to the action of the presbytery, and carried tho case before the general assembly at its recent ses sion in St. Louis, where tho action of ths presuytery was sustained. The presby tery met again yesterday and a resolu tion was adopted that Dr. Wilson be re quested to notify the presbytery whether he was willing to recognize its authority in the points under controversy, and whether he chose to exercise his privi leges as a member of that body. A letter was read before that body to-day from Dr. WTilson declining to be governed by the authority either of the presbytery or or the general assembly. Me was, therefore, deposed by the presbytery. ana his name stncKen rrom the roils. The. Beanrecnril of tbe Kevolntlou, New Orleans Bulletin. We have been handed the following interesting letter to General Beauregard from S. Bassett French, of Virginia. TheE. T. Beauregard mentioned therein was a wealthy merchant and planter of iiouisiana, anu was the great-grand father of General G. T. Beauregard : "Commonwealth of Virginia,") "liOVEUNOB'S Ol- KICK, y "Richmond, Jlay 31, 1S75.J "General In a recent examination of the legislative and executive journals or tnis commonwealth, i nnd that, in 1782, EliasTintant Beauregard advanced forty-two thousand dollars 'for supply of troops unuer command or iiieutenant' Colonel Montgomery.' Subsequently, in connection with the same matter, I find tho name to be recorded 'Eiie Tu- tant Beauregard.' It has occurred tome that if this gentleman should bo a pro genitor of yours, it would be agreeable to you to Know tne interesting coinci deuce of th9 forefather, in the war for American independence, contributing his treasures in aid of Virginia, with tho iact that in the struggle for southern freedom his descendant led her sons to battle and to glory. Hence I have pre sumed to intrude thi9 note. Permit me, general, to avail myself of this op portunity to express tho assurance of my high esteem. Very respectfully. your obedient servant, "S. BAKSETT FRENCH. "General G.T. Beauregard, Kew Orleans." KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS. f W1E offlcors and members or Mem- X phw Lodge, No. 6, are requested io iiuenu a meeting at ineir castle o'clock, for work In the second and mini rann. Members of sister lodges are courteously and fraternally invited to attend. ay oruer. a. J. M'uAIlVEY, C. C. Jos, a. Leon, K. of It. and S. Inyincililo Fire Company, No. 5. Vfl-EETIXG at Trabucco's. FRIDAY cveninc, SX June 11th. at S o'clock. Imnnrtnnl. Imsi. L. BOLARI, President. Nick Cohny, Secretary. juio TIIE PItiDE OF 2IEHPJIIS LODGE, VTO. 392, 1. O. G. T., will have a regular meet- inz this (THURSDAY) .evening, at 221 Becond street, at 8 o'clock, gocd standing are respectfully Invited to at A.u members In it Lend. By order of W. A. HILL, Jr.., W. C. T. CHANCERY SALE -OK- Real 213 23 "t to. No. 010, It.. In tho First Chancery Court or Shelby county, Tennessee. John Harbert vs. x.. ai. rope. BY virtue of an Interlocutory decree for sale, entered in the abovo cause on the 2dth day or March, 1WJ, March 19, 1875, and amended June 1. 1W6, I will sell, at public uuuLiuu, me iiiyuesi. uiuuer, in ixoni oi the cierK and Master's enlce, new courthouse uunuiuy, jiiim sireei, jaempuis, Tenn., on Saturday, July 10, 1875, within legal hours, the following described property, situated in Shelby county, Tennes see, In ramro 5, section 1, and bounded as fol lows: Beginning at a stake 25 links sautn of a docwoou marked C, and whiteoak pointers thence bouth with Morgan's line 17 chains and 12 links to a stake north 80 degrees, east 21 links to a blackoak marked A; thence north SO degre?s, west 6 chains on the State line road to a stake, said Morgan's south east corner; thence north 78'4 degrees, east 19 links to a postoafc marked ; thence bouth 70 degrees, east with south side of said road 3 chains aud 75 lints to a stake, norm 30 de gree, east links from a whiteoak marked K Benjamin Cash's northwest corner; thence with his lino and with said road south 62 degrees, east 11 chains and 50 links to a fctake In thecenterof said roan; thence bouth 52S degrees, east with said Cash's Hue seven teen chains to a stake 00 links north of the southeast corner of original tract; thence north with the original line IMchalns and 10 links to a Make in the Held; thence east 15 chains and bo links to a potoak; thence north 9 chains and IS links to a stake, with 3 blackoak and posloak pointers; thence west 75 links to a stake, and with 2 blackoik and postoak pointers; thence north 10 chains and 50 links to astake, 5 links east of a post oak sapling marked A said Morgan's south east corner of tho 9u-acres division; thence west 40 chains with his line to the beginning containing li 1' . acres, being a part oi a tract of land In the name of L. Henderson, ran"e 15, section 1, and the same conveyed to Jesse E. Maxwell, deceased, by William Hack, and tbe title to ; thereoi, vested in John and William Haruert by decree of the Chnncery Court or Memphis. Terms of bale On a credit of (i and U months, notes with approved security. Lien retained to further secure same aud equity of redemntlon barred. Tnis June 9, 1875. t. . 4.- COLE, Clerk and Master. McDowell Jc Johnson, attorneys. y n.. j. iiiacn, u. u. anil M. JulO 230 Sain Street, East side. FUR1TUEE, CARPETS, ST0 AT COST. la order to reUace our stocfe previous to our auunal stock-taking in Jcly, we will seil FORNITDEE, CARPETS, ETC,, AT COST FOE CASH. This Is an opportuiuty for ihop waauns flrst-olass good in onr line to pureha at less prices than was ever olfcreU in this city. STOCK COMPLETE IN MAIKT BjRYS3f & CAMP, Sjriffi lid On ana arter MONDAY next, the 7th met, we shall oBer special and extraordinary indnee ments to purchasers oi gooUs m l he lollowlnc lines: J Dress Goods lower than ever heard of before. Embroidered and Striped Grenadines from 10c per yard up. Black Grenadines at 15c per yard. Good Mack GVenadines at from 35c per yard up. Japanese Plaid Topiins at from 10c per yard up. Nice Yard-Wido Percales at 10c per yard. Whiio Linen Lawns at 15c por yard, Good Yard-Wide White Linen Lawns at 25c per yard. White Goods at greatly reduced prices. Satin Striped Victoria Lawn at 20c per yard. Fiue White Orgaudie at 20c per yard. SULKS! Striped Dress Silks at OOc per yard and upward. Plain Colored SUfc at 70o ner vard. The cueapesi macs, xaneia anu Ilonse-Fiirnishing Good3 Reduced. Good Ties, Hat Scarf, and Fana Reduced. Children's Hose at 7 l-2c, lOe, 12c and 15c por pair. Ladies' Hose nt 8c, 10c and 12 l-2c per pair. Ladles' Herust itched Handkerchiefs 5c, 10c, 15c, 20c and 25c each. Prints, Lawns, Bleached and lirown Shirtings and Sheeting, Uinshams. riain and Plaid usnauurgs at extremely reduced rales. o 242, 244 and 246 Main BXCLUSIYE WHOLESALE DEALERS IN ROOT 226 & 228 FRONT Daniel Pj?a,ti Cotton Gins, 0 JJANCFAClDItEIta AKI AGENTS No. 26G FRONT STREET, MEMPHIS, TENN. Wo keep a stock or these Gins, and can fill and Qlnners on liberal terms, and guarantee Improved Swinging Front Pratt ln,Sl: Home Willi lteel.h?nrt. 84.00 per saw. M. L. MKACHAM. J.B.FOaTON. I SJ3B0fl BH3t1 Si ss 0 I! ila at f IDLEMLB SBOSBSS, SALT I1B NAIL AGENTS, No. 9 UNION STSEET, Memphis, Tenn. oar Mr. "W. T. BOWDRE HAS'CHARGE 10O Iibld. Sliver Moon Floor, 200 blilx. nolle Key Plonr, SO bills, flaeen flour, as bbli. flnnt'o Kxlrn Flonr, 30 bbls. ttrontel Flonr. 40O bbls. Oilier IlritRtls Flonr. 200 bbli. Sliver Moon Meal. Tlie WIilteHt nuil Finest Floor and Meal made. Notice to the Public. MR. G. A. BtJCH AN1 N'l is no more in my employ, and alt-o unauthorized to mak any collections for me. JILI La tSCHALHl'IJ A, juO No. 41 North Court BAY, EEALHOFBB & GO., (Successors to Foster, Eealhofer & Co.), COTTON FACTORS AHD COMMISSION HBBSB&S78, 306 FROST STREET. COJDilSSIONKIi'S SALE -OF- 'o. 863, R. D.-In the First Chancery Court: of Hhelbv- rnnntv Tennefwee. 3. v. Anderson, Commoner oi Wenne, vs. M. E. PiUow. Pursuant to a decree for sale, ertored In the above entltll cause on the 17th day of March, 1875 in rmlnute bok 11. page 3d0, 1 will sell, at nubile auction, to the highest bidder, for cash, at the courthouse door, lu Memphis, Shelby county, Tennessee, en Wednesday, Juno SO, 1S75, within legal boars, the following described real estate, or so much thereof as will be snf llcient to discharge the taxes adjudged against said property, and all costs and counsel fees, to-wit: The lot at the northeast corner of Adams and front streets in the city ol Memphis, having a front of twenty 'eet with a depth ol slxty-ninb fett, asses-ed to Mrs. Martha L.Trlg; also the lot if gouud adjoining the abov e mentioned h t, having a front on Front street of forty leet on the north or said MartbaL. Trigg's lot, with a depth of about sixty-nine feel parallel with Adams street, being apart of the estate of John Trigg, deceased, and assessed to Lucy J. Htcckly. This 16th day of June, 1875. It. I. ANDERSOX, th Commissioner of Revenue Shelby county. EVERY D2PAETMEKT. SIEa3ES.S33ESiP. 228 Ill if uros Uralu silks on the continent. Linen Dock at 20c ner Tard. Ladlps' Street, corner Jefferson. 9. OR DIE." STREET, MEMPHIS. onlrs nmmntir. We offer onr Ulns to Planters wuisfactiou. A. W. ROBERTS. E. E. MKACHAM. OF THE COTTON DEPARTMENT. Shirts, Undershirts, I rawer 1 andXlghtBhirts made to order cheaper than thc can be bought ready made. Sent everywhere. Send for self-measurement rules. S. R. Kellam, cutter and superintendent. my 14 GEO. R MORTON, Proprietor. 50,000 Bushels Wanted. HIGHEST market price raid In cash. Will make liberal cash advances and fnrnlslt sacks to parties desirous of shipping Wheat, through us to millers or our correspondent! In western or northern markets. G. A. KC'KEKLV, Wholesale Grocer and Coniraltlon Merchant, corner Front & Union hta., Memphis Tenn. UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI. CIO M M H NCEM ENT Kxerelses begin on Mon- dy, June 21st, and close on Thursday,th 24th. The next Session will open on the lirst Wed ni -. lay. or sixth day of October, jutf ALEX. I. STEWART, Chancellor. Drv MS f FLOUR!