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MEMPHIS, TENM, FRIDAY, JTTNlU II, 1875. STOJj, 35, NO 118 WKATJIEK rROUlBILITIES. Washinotoh, June 11, 1 sum. For the Gu j States, the Ohio valley and Tennetiee, falling barometer, south erly wind, wanner, clear and partly cloudy weather. TILE SDPKBCEDEAS. 7 be Supreme Court Refuses to Grant a Supersedeas In the Case of Tim Fo ley ts. J. C. Letb et al. Tho Appeal Brings the Case np in Fall Force, and Tim Foley will be Re stored to Ills Position as Cap tain Etc , Etc. In Wednesday's Appeal was men tioned the fact that Judge I'. W. Brown bid applied to the supreme court at Jackson to grant a tupcrccdcas in the in junction case of Tim Foley vs. J. T. Leath et at., or to restore the injunction by having the same bo declared by the appeal. It was the object of Judge Brown to have the injunction restored, either by the granting of a supercedcas or the declaration to the effect sought in the appeal. A telegram from John H. Freeman, clerk of the supreme court, was received yesterday by Judge Brown informing him that "the supercedeaa waa refused because the appeal brought the case up with the injunction in full force." The clork ateo stated that he had forwarded a copy of the order by mail yesterday. It will be remembered that the motion by the defendants to dissolve the injunction was granted by Judge Walter, or tha. second chancery court, of this city. The injunction was next dismissed upon hearing of b!ll and answer, and its effect thereby made null and void, despite the appeal which followed by complainant, who, however, through counsel, had made defendants not only the fire and police commiesioners of the city of Memphis, but also Mike M'Fad den, chief of the fire department, and Captain M'Mahon, who was substi tuted by the commissioners in place of complainant, as captain of the fire tym pany. The petition further prayed that the above named parties, and all others acting by or under them, be restrained from interfering with complainant in the discharge of his duties as captain of the Are company to which ho had been elected by the general council, and that he be restored to snch position and al lowed to a'.tend to bis duties. Since the appeal, the commis doners, for reasons not made known, discharged said Foley from the lire department. However, from the telegram we are of opinion that said Foley is restored, temporarily at least, to his position as captain of the lire compauy, and will remain there until the supreme court makes a final adjudication of the case. It may be that this action of the supreme court in dicates the lact that the 'new city char ter of Memphis" may yet be declared unconstitutional. Should such be done, Memphis will be beneiited. CHOP KEI'OKTS. Front tlie Commercial Agency Iteglnter orM'KHlop, Hpragne A. Co., of Ktw Tork. New York, June 5. Our reports this week embrace returns from thirty-four counties in the State of Texas; twnty four counties In Arkansas, and nevaa counties in Louisiana. Of the counties in Texas twenty-four report an increased area under cultiva tion, and only two report a decrease. In cotton the average increased area is about twenty per cent. In grain, about thirty percent. In a few counties sweet potatoes are grown to a considerable ex tent, and are reported as promising un usually well. Harvesting the wheat crop has com menced, and from every point the re port is "promise of an excellent and large crop." Corn and cotton very gen erally need rain, but both promise an unusually good crop. Mowing is going on, and the result is "all that heart could desire." Some four or five counties report the cattle trade declining, and agriculture Increasing, while about the same uum Der report less interest in the cotton crop and more in cereals. The chief products of the counties in Arkansas are cotton, corn, and wheat Three or four counties report grasses, fruit, tobacco and potatoes. The area under cultivation is about the same as last year in cotton, but largely increased in corn and wheat. The pros pects in all cases are reported excellent In fruit "unparalleled." We quote from one report: "Wheat is being estimated all the way from twenty to forty bushels per acre. Corn and cotton a good stand and growing. People are hard run. Are making a crop without going in debt, and real prospects of business in future better here now than since the war, if farmers can only work through to harvest their crops." Another states "In several localities some complaints have been made about cut-worms, but from close inquiry am satisfied that no damage has been done." From Louisiana reports are of the same character. Area under cultivation in cotton hardly equal to last year, but largely increased in corn. "From pres ent appearances the crop of cotton and corn will be large, with a larger yield per acre than for the past five years." "Planters have gone hard to work, and the credit system almost done away with." a Ttiat 8370,000 ot Ciapinn. Nashville Banner. The holders of the new issue got out an Injunction last Wednesday to restrain the comptroller from canceling two hun dred and seventy thousand dollars of coupons pasted away in two books in that officer's safe. The bill prayed that these coupons be funded according to law, and thus converted into an Interest bearing fund. It is the opinion of legal gentlemen that the very fact ol these coupons pneelng back into the hands of the drawer, as it were, waa a cancella tion of those coupons, though they may have emanated from the echool-fund, and that is just as much the case as if an individual had gotten his notes into bis hand and pasted them in a book, without their absolute cancellation by the stroke of the pen or the punching of boles through them. They assert that these coupons are entirely beyond the reach of the new-issue holders or any body else. In a conversation had with Governor Porter relative to these cou pons, he said he would see to it that the two hundred and Beventy thousand dol lars indicated should not go out of the comptroller's office. They could not be obtained through any process, because they were, in his opinion, beyond its reach. Tcihi and the Indlnn. Washington, June 7. A very singu lar statement Is made In regard to Sena tor Hamilton, of Texas, In connection with the recent visit of the Indian chiefs, and the attempt to get them to sign a treaty relinquishing their rights to hunt in Nebraska. In a published interview with Mr. Beveridge, manager of the Washington house, where the Indians were anxious that they should be quar tered, he says: "Spoited-Tall and Red Cloud came to me and asked my advice. I told them that they ought not to sign the trtaly, but to wait until another eon- tjres bail convened, x tnen cent them to Senator Hamilton, of Texas, who it Ijoarding here, and he gave them the haine advice, and the senator w&s one of the commissioners selected to go home with them (9 take council with the tribe." BKACll ON BEKCHEK. Continuation of the Speech of Til ton's Ureat Adrocate The Paroxysmal . Kiss Sweetness Ex tended. Beecher's Rhetorical and Passloeate Expressions "A Moral Slairara" Christ as ai Historical Character. Erarts as a "Heavy ' Man Perler as a Vllliner "Vengeance li Jttlne, Saitli the Lord" THtoa'd Forbearance. Judge Nelson on the Question or Order and Decorum Popular Sympathy with Tilton-Beacli Still on the Floor. New York, June 10. The Brooklyn city courtroom this morning was again the scene of crowding, more dense, if possible, than yesterday, despite the instructions issued by Judge Neilsoa. When Mr. Beach, who waa early in his arrival, entered he waa received with a storm of applause. Mr. Til ton was pres ent but Mr. Becchcr and his wife were absent. Mr. Porter stated that Mr. Evarts was unavoidably absent as he had to go to Washington and wra there fore deprived of hearing the remarks of Mr. Beach to-day but he would be present to-morrow afternoon. A few remarks from Mr. Porter disclaiming any bitterness in his attack on Mr. Til ton, and stating that he had not used the phrase attributed to him yesterday, "Down, down to hell, I sent thee there." Mr. Beach replied that he waa sorry if he had.misunderstood his learned friend, but that he had heard him say "Down, down" to Tiltun, and had nat urally thought that he desired to con sign Til to n to hell, and iudced," said the counsel, "I think so still." Laughter. Mr. Beecher and his wife entered at this point and took their customary seats. The Post's report says: Mr. Beach then resumed his address to the jury. He said an efiort had been made to represent that words imputed to Beecher by the plaintiff and his witnesses were such as were foreign to his style and could not have been employed by one so skilled in the use of the English language. Well, there was no doubt that all men accus tomed to writing and public speaking had a stylo peculiar to themselves. Thus, if any of tho jury should see a pamphlet containing a speech by Mr. Evarts, with its title-page gone, its in ternal evidence would be sufficient to indicate its authorship. He would see if the expressions imputed to Beecher were such as to indicate another paternity-. For instance, the counsel for the defense had urged that the term "paroxysmal kiss" was an absurdity which could never have come from the lips of Beech er. The word "paroxysmal" was a good one, and was known to law in connec tion with insanity. He had the curiosity to examine the published writiugs of Beecher, and in a single sermon he had found it used repeatedly. Mr. Beach quoted numerous passages from this ser mon in which tho word3 "paroxysm" and "parosyamal" were used in regard to repentance, love, and other strong emotions. This came pretty near to a "paroxysmal kisa." He then consid ered the expression "A moral Niagara," and the argument that it was a piece of false rhetoric, whioh Beecher never would have useJ, any more than he would have spoken of a "moral hay stack." He considered this to be a forcible and proper phrase to describe Beecher's position. Beecher did stand on the brink of a moral Niagara, from which only the jury could save him. It waa aa proper an expression as Dr. Watt's "gulf of despair." Mr. Beach then cited a cumber of passagea from Beecher's writings to phow hia fondness for extravagant rhetoric expressions and the liberties which ho was in the habit of taking with the English language. Among these were: "Apotheosized pumpkins," "An ethical furrow," "Ghastly corpse of an apple-pie," "Urn brellical," "A pocket ocean," "A ty phoid conecience," "Hailstone teacli ing,'I"The hilltop of happiness," "A horse rapture," " Covering volcanoes with pills," and many others. He did not quote these by way of criticizing Be2cher's style, but to show what hia style was. Such expressions were nat ural to the man, and were interspersed all through his eloquent addresses which attracted hi3 crowds of hearers, and made them burst into applause even in tho house of God. The expression of Beecher to Mrs. Moulton, that she al ways impressed him aa " a section of the day of judgment," had been ridi culed by the counsel for the defense, who said that Beecher did not divide the day of judgment into seciiona. Well, when that day came, he thought we should find out that it had at least two sections. Laughter. Mrs. Moulton was constantly urging Beecher to make a confession. Sho waa holding up be fore him the dsy of doom to which hi3 course waa leading, and he expressed hia feelings which sheproduced upon him in a man ner natural to man. Mr. Beach iiie;i ppoke of the attempt to represent as blasphemoua tne letter to ms wire in which Tilton speculated upon the char acter which Christ would have mani fested in the position of marriage. He ssid that there waa no character which had ever given rise to eo much specula tion and commentary aa that of the Savior's, and that thia philosophical speculation on the part of Tilton in volved no ecofliug or irreverence. Til ton spoko of Chi ist as an historic char acter. But he was so regarded, of course, by Beecher, aside from his sacred char acter. Mr. Beach quoted passagea from Beecher's works and sermono iu which he spoko of Christ as an historical char acter and open to speculation and in vestigation. He then urged that it showed the depth of thought and relig ious interest which was commendable in Tilton; that, immersed in the cares of business, he turned aside to speculate upon such a subject, which he trusted with no irreverence or indelicacy of ex pression in the letter which he wrote to his wife. Mr. Beach referred to the love or reverence which all had for the Lord's prayer, taught to the child at tho moth er's knee. He then quoted an expres sion of Beecher in regard to it, in which be said its value, was not ltssened by the fact that when a christian taught it, its sentiments were not new. Thus Beech er spoke of Christ aa a plagiarist, and aa adopting for hi own use what had before been iepe ted among men. Mr. Beach cited omer passagea from Beecher's works aa showing his familiar i mode of treating of Christ's life and at- tributes, and urged the injustice of seiz- lng upon Tilton's letters, not proclaim- 1 ing liia theories upon the housetop, but , written in private to his wife, as an in- i dicatlon of moral obliquity. He then I spoko of the position taken by Porter, that a rnun who could use such language as Moulton had employed concerning Beecher. was not a credible witness against him. Well, if this was so, what sort of witness would Porter be after such language as be had used in regard to pbintitl, in regard to Beecher and in regard to the woman. He next referred to the charge of treasonable conduct on the part of Moulton, and said that his relations with Beecher were not changed by tho simple appointment of a churcli committee of which Moulton disap proved, but by Henry Ward Beecher's false and calumnious charge that this long tried and self-sacrificing friend was a blackmailer. This, after Moulton had been sacrificing his time, his labor, his reputation, hia morality even, in Beech er's caue. Beecher was a great man, and his position, together with hia age, rendered it unjustifiable for any young man to say to his face that he was a liar and a villain, but Moulton waa an impulsive man, as be had shown all along, and he was smarting under a eeuse of a great wrong. Never till this charge of blackmailing was brought against him did he use a disrespectful word to Beecher. Mr. Beach then re ferred to Porter's charge of cowardice against Moulton because he carried a pistol to Beecher's house, and said that Moulton, engaged as he was in a busi ness which took him about the docks and warehouses and arnouuc rude men. was ?n tho habit of carrying a pistol tor protection in case of need. The whole evidence showed that he never used the weawn for the purpose of intimidation Counsel next referred to the question aa to whv Carpenter had not been called. and said it had never been pretended by Morris or any one else mat needier uau expressed adultery to him in express terms. Carpenter was held to contra dict Beecher in rebuttal if the latter de nied au interview held with him, but the state of tne evidence did not render it necessary. Mr. Beach said that in his professional intercourse of thirty years with Porter he had gained a most affec tionate respect for him, and that ho had spoken in kindnesa worda of reprehen sion which his duty had compelled him to utter. In referring to the unworthy assaults of Porter upon plaintiff and his witnesses, villification did not kill, and when he had called the attention of the jury to the rank injustice of Porter's epithets, he had hoped it would lead thpm to reflect with care upon hia argu ment. Applause in the galleries. To Evarts, in hit extended argument, had been a ligned what might be called the heavy part of the work for the de fense. With the wonderful power of language possessed by that gentleman, he had endeavored to change the "rela tions of the parties in this case. Instead of defending Beecher, he had tried to place Tiltqn and Moulton and Mrs. Moulton on the defensive, and called upon the plaintiff's counsel to exculpate them from the indictment which he brought against them. Mr. Beach then considered tho proposition of Mr. Evarts that this form of action waa an anoma ly, and that to bring it waa disreputable. It was an extraordinary proposition to come from an eminent lawyer, that a proceeding sanctioned by law, and brought within tiie law, was a legal anomaly, and that it reflected discredit upon the citizen who resorted to it for the punishment of the seducer. Was there punishment then no means of inliictiug legal chastieement upon him who invaded the sanctity of a house hold? According to the position of Mr. Evarts, there was none. Our homea might be broken up; our fam ilies" destroyed; our wives and daughters seduced without any remedy from the law established to protect so ciety. So strong waa the human feeling upon this subject that it had pro tected an injured man who took the law into his own hands, forgetting the de claration, "Vengeance is mine, saith the Lord." When had there ever been con viction of the husband or parent who had adopted tuch a ourse? But here the man comes into a court of justice by tho only path which was open to him, and restrained his arm from that ven geance which waa opposed to the law of man and of the Almighty. He waa told that his christian forbearance was igno minious, and that he was a miserable seeker after pelf. It was for tho jury to say which view they would inculcate; whether they would uphold the doctrine of lawlessness and bloodshed, or sustain tlm teaching ol scriptnreand the majesty of tho law of the land. Ho would en deavor to show by and by what claims there were for thia forbearance extended by Tilton to his faulty wife and her hoary-headed seducer, and then they could determine whether thia plaintiff deserved to be handed out of court. He had no desire to detract from the ex travagant laudation of Beecher aa a preacher and a public man, but when it waa assured that Beecher could not, since he took issue with counsel for defense, the doctrine ran all through their ad dress that because Beecher was a great preacher, a great orator, and had done a great deal of good, therefore he was in capable of sinning. If he accepted this doctrine, what became of the teachings of the Bible and of our experience of the world? Were we to accept the theory that the human heart was not deceitful above all things and desperately wick ed; that men no longer stole the livery ol heaven to serve the devil in; that men must be good because they ap peared so; whatTbecame of the atone ment under thia theory? What nee l was there for a God to descend from heaven and sacrifice himself for the sins of men, if men could become per fect and incapable of sinning? He de nied thia doctrine, but he did not wish to disparage unjustly the value of char acter. The most eloquent worda of the counsel of defense had been expended on this point. He reverenced character, and especially that holy character which "should attach to a min ister of that God, whom, if he did not adore iu a christian spirit, he at least reverenced and feared. If this case rested upon oral testimony alone, leaving out that of Mrs. Moulton, he should hesitate long to believe that the defendant could b9 guilty of this charge, although it was brought by two , men whom he believed to be- aa pure and honorable aa anv who had ever adorned the ranks of literature, or of that business which had been so extolled by his learned friend. The hour of recess having arrived, Mr. Bench took hia seat. Judge Neilson then told the court officers that they must exact a promise of quiet from the person? iu the galleries, or they would be cleared. He said ho scarcely knew what to say to the persons upon the floor who had offended against order. It he had not witnessed their conduct, he could not have believed that citizens could have come into the court and dis graced themselves by disturbing the counsel and jury with an obtrusive ex pression of their opinions. Becesa waa then taken. The crowd after receaa waa as great aa in the morning. Tracy and Moulton spoke to each other and laughed as they came in, a circumstance causing consid erable comment among the audience. Mr. Beach resumed his address to the jury, and referred to the regret expressed by Mr. Porter that W. O. Bartlett had been prevented from engaging aa coun sel In this case, aa Mr. Bartlett was con nected with a newspaper in the city of New York. He would quote from that what might be considered as Mr. Bart lett's present opinion, whatever his views might have been in the early stages of the case. He then read an ex tract from an editorial on the case, in which it is argued that a superficial good character did not afford an insight into the true inwardnesa of man. The patriarchs of Israel, tho men be loved of God, were guilty of mauy sins, and that the best men in all ages and countries had illustrated the truth of the Westminster confession, that we all inherit a corrupt nature, and we are inclined to all evil. The article also sets forth that Mr.Beecher bad been inclined to asceticism, but had always been disposed to gratify the desires of the flesh. So much, said Mr. Beach, for Bartlett. Mr. Porter Do you mean to say that Mr. Bartlett wrote that? Mr. Beach I mean to say tftat Bart lett is closely connected with that jour nal, and is in the habit of making to it some of its most able contributions, Mr. Beach then asked the Jury to look at the precedents of this kind, and referred to the cases of a number of eminent di vines who had loen convicted of adulte ry, and said that Lucifer, the great arch anecl of hell, and of two of the chosen disciples of the Savior, one denied the Master, and the other betrayed him. These instanced of moral depravity and proneness to sin, proving that the most exalted are not free of temptation, but are often too weak to reeist, might be recalled a hundred fold. Mr. Beach then referred to the !case of Professor Webater, of Harvard college, who, holding the high est position iu Boston, murdered Dr, Parkman under the influence of merce nary motives, and, after a denial of his euilt. was tried and hanged. In the trial, aa here, the argument was that a man of his previous life and reputa tion could not possibly have been guilty of such a crime. Take away the charac ter, judge of Henry Ward Beecher as of any otner man, -cceruiug to tne pre ponderance of the evidence, and could there bo any doubt as to what the judge ment in this case would be? Counsel quoted from Evarts's address to the jury witu regaru to tne puysique anu charac ter of Beecher. This plea Of Evarts waa all illusory. Mr. Beecher says there ia no need for men to come to him and confess their sins for he could read it in their eyes and on their skins; and men thought that because they committed their sins at night they could be hidden. Again, that there were some men who could not hide their predominant pas sions from the eyes. Thia, said Mr. Beach, was uttered from Plymouth church pulpit by Mr. Beecher. Mr. Beecher also says that the intellectual forces were increased in a much greater degree than they were before, but that illicit passions remained exactly the same as they had always been. Find me, said Mr. Beecher, a great prelate or bishop who made the world greater than he found it and I will find you some dross in him. Counsel would not have entered into this subject had not Evarts touched upon it, and ho would not say anything except what he believed sound and just. He had nothing to advance about the defendants physical condition or his power of incontinance, but if Mr. Beecher was assailed with these evils counsel would judge him aa he would judge himaslf or any of the jury. Coun sel here read quotations from the writings of Beecher on the subject of love, and continued it had been said that Moulton had a failing memory, and that Tracy had counted the num ber of times he had replied "I don't know," and some of the gentlemen had remembered the testimony of Mr. Beech er, and although not so long on the stand, he had used the expression fifty three timea. He thru J "I think" two hundred and forty-five times, and "I don't remember" ilfty-soven times. There was an inimitable theory in the case of the defense, which waa organ ized by Mr. Beecher, and shadowed forth in his statement to the church committee, and that theory he carr'ed with him on the witness stand when he gave not hia evidence, but a narration, which was given under the solemnity of that oath required by the law. Now, said Mr. Beach, Mr. Evarts inquired if this was a case of seduction where were all the love letters? A lover letters, but when case like this, did always writes in a crim. eon. they ever see the love letters passing between tne parties produced. Counsel was asked why he did not pro duco these love-letters. They had enough experience with poor Kate Car rie, who was assailed on all sides. When tbey went to New Jersey and elsewhere in search of servants, Mrs. Tilton and the lady zealots of Plymouth church were there before them. They had been met often with the question, why these servants were not produced, but the counsel had searched for them without avail, and gentlemen of the jury, said Mr. Beach, when a person has got it at ms command, it waa tne easiest thing in the world to supply the evidence. Mr. Evarts said we had no proof. We produced the letter ot coa foaaija and gave n-atimony bearing on the guilt of Mr. iieecner in ms associa tions with Mrs. Tilton and his presence in tho house in Mr. Tilton's absence, and yet they say we are all wrong and have no proofs of the offense. Adjourned. LOUISIANA FINANCES. A Lengthy Letter from Governor Kel logc Erpluualory of the l'rcceiit Financial Condition or LoniRlnna. Tho Funding Bill or 1874 Generally Accepted by tlie Creditors of tbe Ntate-821 370,080 25 liie Debt of tho State. New Orleans, Juno 10. Governor Kellogg haa written to the Chicago Times a lenethy letter in response to an editorial in that paper, in which the debt of the State ia set down at $50,597,.'94. He says: "The Times having stated so prominently what the debt of Louisiana ia not, will you now permit me to state what it really is? In January, 1874. the bonded and floating debt was $24,832, 407 90. It haa been decreased by re demption of seventy-two past-due bonds, 72,000; by retirement of outstanding warrants, certificates of indebtedness, aud payment of the au.ount due tbe fis cal agent. 81,022,66012; by exchange of$3,259,3S0 of consolidated bonds for $5,432,300 of old bonds, $2,172,920; by exchange of $427,421,30 of consoli dated bonds for $712,368 83 of old war rants and certificates of indebtedness, $284,947 53; total reduction, $3,552,727 65, leaving the actual debt of tbe State to day $21,279,680 25." He adds: "The Times says, deliberatly and ex plicitly, that$50,597,395 45 ia the amount of the debt of the State of Louisiana as it stood at tbe commencement of the current callendar year. I say, de liberately and explicitly, and with the records o( the State auditor, the State treasurer and the fiscal agent to bear me out in my assertion that the State debt, including every outstanding bond except the old Property bank bonds referred to, and all outstanding warrants of whatever kind or nature, is at the present time but $21,279,680 25, and that it will continue to be reduced until it reaches the limit of $15,OCO,000. The Times says our annual interest charge ia more than $3,500,000. I state that our annual interest is $1,050,000, and this is limited by the constitution. The funding bill adopted in 1874 is in full operation. ;it has been generally ac cepted by our creditors at home, and I have just received from the council of foreign bondholders, under date of May 20, 1S75, a formal notification that they are prepared to accept its provisions, being satisfied that the principle of thia bill haa been adopted by all sections of citizens, and now forms part of the con stitution of the State. We have funded already six million dollars of obliga tions, and have more than half a mil lion dollars in the treasury to the credit of the interest fund. Misrepresentation of the condition of affairs in Louisiana appears to have become chronic with a large portion of the press, but such glar ing misstatements as these 1 have quoted may indeed injure the credit of the State abroad, may retard the returning pros perity of the people, and may afford the politicians of otner States material for campaign use. They can have no other results, for even the most bitter oppo nents of the Republican party here know and will admit the utter falsity of the assertions made. The figures given in the Chicago Times as repre senting the present debt of Louisiana, appear to be taken from a report pre- Sared more than two years ago, by a Ir. Weimouth, a gentleman without official standing, but afllicted with an incurable mania on tho subject of re pudiation. He prepared a most lugubri ous analysis of the condition and origin of the State debt for the use of the com mittee of citizens appointed by me in 1873. This committee did not accept it, and he has ever since been striving to get into print at tho public expense, and has at last succeeded; the joint com mittee of the legislature, appointed at the regular session last winter, to exam ine into the accounts of the auditor and treasurer, having very unwisely, aa I think, permitted it to be added as au ap pendix to a second edition of their re jvort, issued fciuce the adjournment of the legislature. I am assured by the chair man and other members of this commit tee, that there was no intention to make thia presentment of Mr. Weimouth a part of the crsigestf of their report. A glance at the appendix will show that it haa not the elightest connection with the existing State debt, but ia simply what it professes to be, "a report not be fore published, prepared by J. M. Weimouth for the use of the committee of examiners appointed by hia excellency Governor Kellogg, in 1873. More than twenty-cue millionaof the contingent liabilities of the State therein referred to, if they had any ac tual existence in 1S73, whei. that report was prepared, which Is more than doubt ful, have since been buried forever under a sweeping repealing act oi tne legisla ture and a constitutional amendment solemnly ratified by the people." SHIPNIIKOK. The Dominion Steamer Outward Bound Wrecked amid an Ice-FIeld, and More than Forty Persons Lost. Statement of James Crowley A Heart' rending Talo of Suffering Boats Swamped Full Particulars. New York, June 10. The steamship State of Georgia, which arrived thia morning, brought five seamen of tho Dominion line steamship Vicksburg, from Montreal for Liverpool, which waa sunk by ice on Tuesday, June let. The men were picked up June 5th nearly dead from expoaure, but since then have been rapidly improving. They ten fearful tale of distress. Other boats were launched with a large uumter of por sons, but a greater number were seen to periah without getting in the boats, The Vicksburg went down in the midst of ice, and the boat was surrounded ty icebergs and a field of ice when picked up. The other boata have not yet been beard from. The five men rescued had their feet and legs very much swollen : so much so that their boots had to be tut from their feet. They are still suffering from their great exposure to the wet ana cold, but are recovering as fast aa comu be expected. James Crowley's state ment is as follows: "Wo left Quebec on Thursday morning, May 27th, with a ship's crow or sixty men, all told, auu eight saloon passengers, five gentlemen and three ladies, and about twenty in the steerage, of whom four were females. The weather waa fine until Sunday evening, May 30th, when we fell in with a field of ice and were soon sur rounded by it. The ship waa stopped until daylight, when we proceeded again with little ice in sight. At half- past nine Monday evening all hands were called to shorten sail. The ship was stopped amid heavy ice and hetd ed to the south, when we proceeded at full speed to get clear of the ice. At twelve o'clock, at half speed, we struck the ice. The engines were immediately reversed, but the ship struck heavily aft on the port quarter, carrying away the fans or tho propeller, and a hole was knocked through the plates on that quarter, through which the ship made a great deal ot water, we got the sans over and stopped the hole up so that but little water camo in. All hands were employed in heaving the cargo overboard. At this time the second officer and myself were taken from the cargo to clear away the boats. Thia was about six o'clock in the morning of Tuesday, June 1st. The captain ordered the forward wells to be sounded, and six inches of water was found. The after steerage then being full of water, the main-hold wells were also sounded, and five feet and a half of water found. The captain then called me on to tho bridges, and told me not to mind the boats, and then called everybody aft, and told them to have no fears, as he could take the ship to St. Johns, Newfoundland. It was then discovered that the firea in the engine room were drowned out. The captain then gave orders to launch the boats with their reapective crews, and told them to mind that the distance from St. Johns waa one hundred and twenty miles northwest. I proceeded to launch No. 1, which was my boat, aud it was capsized in loweringt losing the chro nometer, watch, charts, rudder, and part of the provisions. She waa full of water. O'Brien and I bailed her partly out, when Gogan, Wilkinson and Williams jumped in. We could not hang on to the ship, owing to the sea that waa on and ice about. O'Brien saw the captbin on the bridge beckoning the boat back, we having drifted about one hundred and fifty yarda from the ship. We saw the second officer's boat lowered all clear, with nine hands and himself in her. She came round the bow and pulled to windward about sixty yarda. The ship sunk about ten o'clock, floating No. 2 from her chocks with the chiel officer and about thirty persons in her. She got clear aud pulled to windward. O'Brien, alter the ship went down, saw the captain and some persons floating on a bale of hay among the wreckage. We tried all we, could to pick thtm up, but owing to tho boat being half full of water and the ice about, were not able to do so. We shipped our mast, kept company with the other boats for about two hour?, and then lost sight of them to westward. We decided then to steer south, to get clear of ice; hove tho boat with an oar and a bucket as a drag iill daylight. On Wednesday morning ye had in tbe boat about three gaiions of water, forty pounds of raw beef, fourtf en pounds of bread wet with salt water, and a compass which did not fall tut when the boat capsized. Again ,ve put sail on the boat and started south, the wind blowing from the north and west and bitterly cold. About four o'clock iii the afternoon we hauled the boat's head to the northeast till Thursday morning, then tacked to the westward till about three o'clock in the afternoon, and again lay to with the drag till nine o'clock, when we took iu the drag, made sail, and stood to the northwest till Friday morning; at daylight we tacked south west till twelve o'clock; tacked again to the northwest till morning, when at half-past ten o'clock we sighted your ship. We got out the oars and pulled away, head to windward, till you picked ua up. I think that forty peo ple, with the captain, went down with the ship. We had blankets in the boat for the three ladies, which were list when the boat capsized. We saw no Iadie3 In the chief's or second oflic; r's boat." A. Religions War Fronhecletj. Chicago Times. "What time is it?" asked the mother. "Half-psst one," said the baby. There was ci eat astonishment in flip hnucclirbl when the infant spoke up so promptly in auewer to a uemauu ror tne time or day, for he waa onlv two (lavs nlil 1 Tr rooa in a humble residence on Lafayette street, in Detroit. The family gather ad around. and the babv nroceeded tnononlr furihnr He said that in two years a great religi ous war wouiu come, between the Catholics and the Protestants, and that the Catholics would hpvietnri their enemies from the face or the earth, aud avenging thewronga of centuries. Then the baby stopped. The inspiration ceased. His infantile features lest their seraphic expression, aud he wua "only a uauy auer mat. in a lew houra he waa dead. There waa great excitement in the neighborhood of Lafayette str-.et, and much talk was indulgod in over the infant'a miraculoua speech and the bloodv nrnnh There is no doubting the story, because ii wa ioiu to a uetroit newspaper re porter by a man who waa sober, and the man who told him had a good reputa tion for truth and veracity. We can only hope that the baby himself vaa misinformed, Agricultural I)rpnrlmcui' Keport on (he CoUou Crop. Washington, June 5. The depart ment of agriculture is now receiving the June returna of cotton, which will rorm the basis of the estimate of area of the present crop. During May, preliminary returns were received from three liuu dred and eixteea cotton counties. In siity-three counties in Georgia, tbe area averaged the same a3 last vear, as also did the districts lepreeented in North Carolina, Florida and Texas. A reduc tion of one per cent, appears in thirty nino counties in Alabama, of two r cent, in eighteen counties in South Car olina, of three per cent, in thirty-eight couutiea in Arkansas. The average re duction is eleven per cent, in Louisiana, and seventeen per cent, in Tennessee, but there are only twenty counties rep resented in each, and the full returns in Juno may make a dillerent showing. The season ia reported late in nearly overy instance from ten days to two weska generally but in some cases there are even four weeks. More than two-third3 of the returns make tho sea son too wet, especially in the time of planting and germinating. In some dis tricts tho past two weeks have been too dry. The stand ia reported good iu a majority of the returna from Nonh Car olina, South Carolina, Florida, Ala bama, Mississippi and Texas; rather above the average iu Arkansas and Ten nessee, and scarcely average in Louisiata. The condition ia represented below aver age in Florida, Tennessee and Arkansas; slightly below in Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas, and average in Alabama and in the Carolinas. Fenrlul TrKdy. Nashville Union and American, t ;-. George B. Giii, of thia city, returned home last night after an extended busi ness trip through Alabama. He a-xys in that &ectlon of country there are fir.o prospects for good crops, and the farm era aro buoyant over the situation. From him we learn the following par ticulars relative to the recent kiilin of Deputy United States Marshal Holmau Leathtrwood, of Huntsville, Alabama. Leatherwood, accompanied by flve or six men, were out looking for wild-cat tliatilleriea in the neighborhood of Col linsville, Etowah county. Tho Darty separated and went ecouting through the Woods. One of the number after ward found Leatherwood's horse with out a rider. Thia was brought to the knowledge of tho sheriff u.' the county, who started with a posse of a hundred and fifty citizens to look for the missing man. Not a great way from where hia norse nau been round, and ci03e by an illicit distillery, they discovered quanti ties of blood on the ground. They also discovered a button off of Leather- wood's vest in iron: of the furnace of the distillery. This gave rise to the hor rible suspicion that he had been mur dered and hia body burned. A small creek in the locality waa dragged, in tho hope cf finding hia remains, but it was all to no purpose, and the whole thing is yet enshrouded in mystery. Marion Nugent, the owner of the illicit distillery, hia &on John M., and Berry O. Word, who worked in it, were arrest ed, taken to Huntsville by Deputy Mar shal Giibraith, and placed in jail on the charge of being the authors of the crime. HOME TELUUK&tlS. The eteamship Greece, from London, arrived at New York yesterday. The stove-manufacturers held another meeting in St. Louis yesterday. The national pigeon-shooting tourna ment begun at Cfevntnud, Ohio, yester day. Tho Kansas Eepublicana have stated that they will not support Grant for the third term. Internal - Revenue - Supervisor Pow ell, of Cincinnati, who retired rrom olllce yesterday, was presented with an elegant gold-headed cane and gold-mounted crutch by the gaugers anil storekeepers of Ohio and Indiana. ADDITIONAL BITES KEP0ETS Pittsburo, Juno 10 Night River falling, with 4 feet 9 inches in the chan nel. Weather clear and pleasant. Cincinnati June 10 Night River rising, with 12 feet Sinchea in tho chan nel. Weather fair and warm. Arrived: Vint Shinkle, Memphis. Departed: Arlington, Memphis. HAS0NI NOTICE. MHIE'fctated communication of South m X Memphis LoiUe, No. US, will be heiavKr this (FRIDAY) evening, Jane 11th, at sV o'clock, for dispatch of business. aii m. ai. s are iraiernany invited. Ky order of 13. F. JIALLElt, W. M. 11 en. K. FurxEN-, Secretaiy. WE have completed arrangements with our northern and western corresrjon- dents by which tho highest market price can be obtained for wheat. Consignments are re spectfully solicited. Literal cash advances made on shipments. Hacks furaibheU when desired. 3HOORE, E32ERY & CO., Grocer. Cotton Factors and Commission Merchants, Mo. 33: Front Street, Nfioiiliii. MOOItE, EMER5T & 0, (Successors to Stanton &. Moore,) SHOCIBS, COTTON FACTORS -AND Commission Merchants. SO. 322 St HOST STREET. Rrjecial attention civen to thn .sain nrentim, Wheat and produce generally. julld.v w Sit gaut Jlarblo Top and Kep FUBNXTUBE ja.z? auction-. WE WILL SELL ON Friday, June lllh, at 10 a.m., A lino assortment of first-class Furniture, which must be sold without reserve. We in vite special attention to this tale. MeCt-OY fc BRO., Auctioneers, 201 Main Street. BY vlrture of directions contained in a cer tain tru't deed executed to me on the 31st day of Mav. 1S73. by Jehu Johnson nd a. i Uettis, in tru'-t.for the purpose therein men. tloned, and by request of the holder of the note by said deed recorded, whioh deed is re corded In book No. 98, page 1 u, of the Regis ter's office, ahelby county, Teun , I will on Thursday, 15th day of July, 1875, between the hours or 12 in. and '2 o'clock p in., in front ol house No. il Madison street, in the city of Memphis, nroceed to sell at nubile outcry, and will sell to the iiihe-t bidder, for casn, me louowiog described real estate, being the same escribed in Ktid trust deed.to-wit: Situate In Hhelby county, state of Tennessee, a' u iuriner docrmed, as ioiiows: ikying and heme in the ?d and lth civil districts of said county, in range S, section i, of the Ilth sur veyors district, beins part of the s0 acre tract of land this day conveyed to in by said Par ker, being SK', acres out of tho southwest corner of said tract ol fctju acres, accordlu" to the map and survey of all said tract as made uy uursc tuu Lm-jimu, surveyors, ana more fullv described as follows: heelnninir ,,i s;ak: the southwest corner of the 860 acie tract aforesaid; thence north S7 .east 75 chains to a stake; thnco north 1 , east iO 50 chains to a stake; thence west wardly parallel with the lirst line 75 chains to a stake on the west line of said SSU-acre tract; hence south 1 , west 40.50 chains to the beginning The equity or redemption is expressly waived and the title Is believed to bgood, but 1 shall sell and convey only as truvtte. lull VM. V. GUOUWIN, Trustee. KTOTI033, riiHE public are hereby warned not to trade X for two notes mado to George Elliott for lour hundred dollars each, due Nov. 1, 1S75, as the oroner credits have- not been put on them. and they will notbepald. s H')ULD not be ailment In rac nature demand' ln-jut-mo-.t regularity of the bowels, "andnuy deviation from this demand paves the way often to serious danger. It is quite as uece-sary to remove impure accumu lations from the bowels as It H to eat or sleep, and no helth can be expected where a costive halu' of body prevails. !.iiii.iiMim.iyri, How many suffer torture day after day. making life a burden and robbing existence of all pleasure, owing to the secret suffering from Files. Yet relief is ready to the hand of almost any one who will uso fystematicilly the reme dy that has permanently cured thousands. So drastic, violent purge, but a gentle assist ant to nature. THE FAVORITE BOMB REMEDY Is warranted not to contain a single particle of iiercury, or auy injurious mineral sub stance, but is l'Dltei.Y VM49CT i con taining those Southern KooUand Herbs which an all-wise Providence has placed In corntrie where Liver Diseases mo-t prevail. It will cnrnHlIdiKeiiNesoRuaeiJ Derangement of the J.lver mid Kowcls. Simn.ops' LTrer Regulator, or Medicine, Is emlnent'y a Familv -ledlclne; and by be ing kept ready for Immediate resort, will save iuanv au ioar of sullerln,; and many a dollar in time aud doctors' bills. After over Forty Yeers tr.,t' It Is still receiving the most un qualified testimonials to Its virtues Irom per sons or tbe highest character and responsi bility, tfinent physic. ans commend It as the most ' y'KCTO. fFE?irtf forCon stip.i'iou, s ndache, Fain in the Shoulders. Dizziness, Sour Stomach, bad last in the month, billo..s attacks. Palpitation of the Heart, Fain In the region oMhe Ktdneis, des pondency, g!"om and forebodings of evil, all of which are the offspring ot a Diseased Liver. FOU DYSPEPSIA OR INDIGESTION, Armed with this ANTIDOTE, all climates and changes of watr and food may lie faced witu out fear. As a remedy in Malarious Fevers, llawcl Complaints, liestlesmess, Jaunuice, Nausea, IT r! AN N Kti;Al It .s the Cheapest, Purest and Best Family Medicine in tho World. OAUTIOKT. 15u7 no Powders or Prepared SIMMONS' LIVER KEGULATOK unless In our enzraved wrapper, with Trade Mark, Stamp and Signa ture unbroken. None other is genuine. J. H. ZE1LIN & CO., Macon, Gn., and Philadelphia. FOU SALE BY ALL DRUGGISTS. mnQW LIVER REGULATOR For all Diseases oi tho Liver, Stomach and Spleen. As a remedy in Malarions Fevers, Bowel Complaints, Dyspepsia, Mental Depression, Restlessness, Jaundice, Nausen, Sick Head ache, Colic, Constipation and Biliousness, IT 33!V.S JSJO T3C?TTVXj. SEMI-ANKUAL &LEABIR SALS OHSAPEST DRY GOODS EVER OFP2RED. Embroidered Grenadines 10c Striped Grenadines 12Zc Black Grenadines. ...... 2uc Handsome Kmbroldered Grenadine- -"0c Fine Iron Grenadine........ :17c Ail-Silk and Wool Grenadines, reduced prices Plain Barege .... lc Japanese Poplin Pialds. 12UC 5000 yards t-4 Percales luc Yard-wide Linen Suitings...... 15c Handsome, wide, French Pique, Zic; former price, 75c. WHITE GOODS, Embroidered Victoria Lawns, Whlto and Ecru, 25c; former price, 50c. White Satin Striped Victoria Lawn 25c A large line of White Goods, slightly soiled, to be sold regardless of cost. LAMES' COSTUMES. Ladies' white Lawn Suits 12 50, ft, SLS5 53 Ladies' Linen Suits .... . i 75, 1 50 Children s white embroidered Pique Dresses at half price, at SI CO, Si 50, $2 00 aud upward. Children's Linen Suits ?I 50, i2. S3, Si JOB LOTS OE SHOES. Children's Sllpperc. 50c Ladies Kid, Buttoned Shoes, JJ2 60: former price, 85. Misses' Cloth Gaitns si co Ladles' Cloth Buskins 75c Decided bargains in Children's Shoos. DOME&TIGS, PRINTS, ETC. Bleached Domestics ec Extia quality Bleached Domestic- ' Se Hope Lonsdale Domestic............... yic Brown Domestic 6c, Si, loc Good Prints, fast colors. fC Plaid a anbury ioc, 12Kc Ginghams. jfe CALL EAltLY Am Corsies Mala as?d B, K. PLAIN. Bel, mjh'M huid fastoey, W. A. WILLIAMS. . H. EADER MANUFACTURERS OF Office and Factory 358 and 360 Second Street, o Flooring. Mantels, Mouldings, Ceiling, Lattice-Work, W-tl Tubing, Door and Window Frames, Weatherboardlng, Base Boards, Turning thelvinK aml Counters, Scroll Work, Newat Posts, Ballnsters and Fence Pickets; all kinds of Lumber, rough and dressed; Lath and Shingles. Framing lumber sawed to order on hort notice. tsnd ror our flonldlnr Jtook find rrice Li t Jull V. A WILLIAMS. MiNUFA'Tl MILLS NORTH Oiflce and Yard Corner Packing Boxes of all klmlu WILLIAMS LIB1 IBIS ID LATHS. FLOUR! 1IJO ItltlM. silver iloon Flunr, 200 !bl. Uclle Key 71our. 50 bills. lneeu Flour, 25 bbl- pinal'M KxtrH Flonr, ISO bbls. Jfostel Flour. -too Mils. Other IiraslM Flunr. 200 Mils. Silver .lfomi Mriil. Tlie Whitest unci Finest i'lenr nud ileal made. jLIVEK. FINWIE & CO, regarded Josa tiltling h d. JSSTZVB SiOK HMDACHS. This distressing affection occurs most fre quently. The disturbance of the stomach, arising from the imperfectly digested con tents, causes a severe painn the head, ac companied with disagreeable nausea, and this constitutes what ts popularly known aa Sick Headache. TESTIMONIALS. " I have never seen oi tried such a simple efficacious, satisfactory and pleasant remedy in my lif. "-1I. Uaimkr.Si. Louis, Mo. HON. ALEX. II. STEPHENS. " I occasionally use, when m v condition re quires it, Dr. Simmons' Liver Kemtlator, with good etfW:."-Hon. Ai.ex. M. Stkphbxs. GOVERNOR VV ALABAMA. " Y.i.ir Regulator has been in u In my family tor some time, and I am en.iaded It. is a valuable addition to the medic il sci ence." Gov. J. Gilt. Shorter, Alabama. "I dhvo used the Regulator In my family lor the rasi veiiteen years. I can safely recom mend it to the worM as the best medicine X have ever ued for that class of diseases it pHr ports to enre." H. F. Tjiiopen. PRESIDENT OF CITY HANK. "Simmi-ns' Liver Regulator has proved a good and efficaclons medicine C. A. Nuttino DRUGGIST. "Wo have been a-- ,'iainted witu Dr. Sim mons' Liver Medicine for more than twenty yeais, and know It to be the best Liver Regu lator offered to the public." M. R. Lyon and H. L. Lyon, Beliefoutaine, Ga. " I was c 'tred by Simmons' Liver Regnlator. after having suffered lor sever! years witlt i hills and V ever." R. F. A.uiehso.s. Tin. tf'r.t piv "Have been a dyspeptic for years; began tha Regulator two years ago; it has acted like a sharm in my case." Rev. J. C. Homes. LADIES' INDORSEMENT. "I have glen your medicine athorougK trial, and in no case has it failed to give fail satisfaction." Enrjt Meal-hast, Chattahoo chie, Fla. SHERIFF BIBB COUNTY. "I have used your Regulator with successful effect in Bilious Colic aud Dyspepsia it is au excellent remedy, and certainly a public blessing." C. Masteuson. Bibb county. Oa. MY WIFE. "My wife and self have used the Regulator for years, and testify to its great virtue " Rev. J. R. Feldek, Perry, Ga. "I think Simmons' Liver Kegulator one ot the best medicines ever made for the Liver. My wife and many others have used It Willi wonderful effect." E. K.Sparks, Albany, Ga. "I have used the Regulator in my family, and also in my regular practice, and havo found It a most valuable and satisfactory medicine, and believe if it was used by the profession it wonld be of service in very many cases. I know very much ot service in very parte, and can certify its medicinal qualltle are perfectly harmless." B. F.GWQGS, M. D. Macon, Ga. 5ILSS! SILKS! Great bargains in Silks. Black Gros Grains Striped Sims... . Plain, Co.ored Silks ..... Ogfo CASSIMERES, Etc, Handsome Cassimeres, for men's wear. flkj Boys' wear .. ... 36j vmi uue ta-ssiiueres at clearing prices. Linen Duck Paris Linen Duck .. FANCY GOODS. Ladies' Ties, 50c; cost of importation, SI CO. Plain Silk Ties, uil colors ,, 15c White Lace Ties, Greuadine Ties, Hat Scariy. Piqne Trimmings, per yara ... Sc. 5c, 10c Silk Sun-Umbrellas . si 2,$I fO Gingham Parasols 36c, 50c, 75c LACE GOODS, Sleeveless Lace Jacke's, Si, Sti and upward Lace Tabliers, Beaded and Pialn Lace FolO naises, Real-thread Lace Points, Llama Lacu Points and Scarfs HOSIERY AND EMBROIDERY. Children's Hose Sc. 19c, 12He, l&j Ladies' H 10c, I2Xc,16a British HaIf-Hoe LJcheail Striped HorP, Lisle and friik Hose, Jaconet Edging and Inserting 5c, be, 10c, 15c, l&i Carpets, batting, Oil-ClotliH Canton Mattings 35c, -10j Hemp Carpet .. a la Ingrai,., Three-Ply and Brustl, at ifcducwl prices. SECUSB BARGAINS. Umirt mti s&tit. W. H. EiDEB. 'jrams am jmnmmm B. K. PX.AIIf RLRS OF FROHT STREET. Gayoao and Second Streets, on hand ami made to order. O FLOUR!