TElE MEMPHIS DAILY A? PEAL--WED NES I ) A Y , JULY 31, 1875.
: JULY 21, 1875.
rZKX03ALiriKS IN FOL1TIIH.
An old citizen of Memphis, nlwaya
anxious to have good men elected to
ofllce, but studiously refusing the use of
hln name as a candidate or to take any
lutertst in the nomination and election
of candidates, addreesea us the following
Editors Appkal You conUnually
complain that good citlzeDS do not take
more Interest in selecting offlce-holdera
or become candidates themselves. Do
you not know that the prew is, to rome
extent, ieeponwible for thlsV Why a
good many citizens who are in every
way qualified to. hold ofllce avoid poli
tics and will not permit their names to
be used in connection therewith, is very
readily explained by the bitter crimina
tion and rporiminationa which obtain
before aud after elections, f ew un
n-ioi, m hra tJipir rhamctera blackened
fnrthk of holdine. for a little while,
an ofllce. Observant r0P,e Know
uo only does a political can
vs drag to light all that is
justly available !u ai'a
reconJ, but inai mauere ui "u 'J"";
arc jftenso distorted and misreprt-sente i
as to appear of Jamning confluence,
ferrous who rcakea trade of iohtIc3 do
not mind these things. Th"ir mora' j
rtifiriu i vpritatle buckler o' brass. ;
Ti.i. cro nniotr at innuecdoPd and even
ot h.t ia nrnved. But tliero are
u-.irthw Twrsn:.s who are no: lnpensiDio
calumny.anu wno vjriuaujr w iuimn.
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urn all active particlpatioc in politic
rather than cxpoee themselves to mis.
riuctruction and violent abuse, J : is to
i -. feared that every year the number
f tneee pople will increase, and that
J. t content with resolutely declining
i.ihold ofllce, they will even stay away
from the polli altogether.
Such views as these are unworthy
a man who has successfully fought the
battle of life. They are effeminate and
unworthy of vigorous manhood. They
remind us of the sentimentality of the
dainty girl who scribbles on perfumed
note-paper. There is a9 much contact
by the business man with the world as
there ii by the politician who becomes
a candidate or interests himself In the
nomination and election of good men fo
ofllce. Such sensitiveness, if felt by
everybody, would prevent mea joining
the army from a lear ol getting hurt or
coming In contact with common, rough
people. Men cannot perform their du
ties in life without being occasionally
jostled. Our correspondent does Injus
tice to the press. He is evidently one of
that class of modest, sensitive plants,
who regard the legitimate criticism of
a newspaper as defamation. Were he a
candidate, and the press should antago
nise his views,he would no doubt whine,
in the language of his communication,
about "calumny" and his "character
blackened" by "violent abuse." Every
man worthy of office defies criticism
and abuse. Voting in tniB coun
try is not so much a privil
ege as a duty. The citlxen who
falls to go to the polle, or hold oiHce
when his services are demanded, on
cowardly pleas, is guilty of criminal de
linquency. The good citizen, as a duty,
rushes into battle, and the same reason
should impel his action in elections.
Men who can chaffer and higgle with
a hundred men during the day in their
business transactions, need have no fear
to give ono day to securing the election
of good men to office. If everybody
were as refined in their feelings as this
correspondent seems to be, thieves and
plunderers would rule and ruin the peo
ple. The only practical method of im
proving society, and purifying ita politi
cal life, is through the earnest personal
efforts of ail Its most respectable mem
bers, men who will not countenance dis
honesty or corruption In the name of
any party whatsoever. When a people
are too poor in honorable manhood to
produce leaders whose personal qualities
command universal respect, it will be
time enough to talk about that dignity
aud sensitiveness which drives into ob
scurity the chicken-hearted cravens who
have such a horror for what they call
calumny and abuse. Wc hava
universal suffrage in America, but
many of ur best citizsns never
votf, and many others give themseive3
'io concern upon the subject and vote
for met of whom they know nothing,
and f.bout whom they care Us", only
xrateit with the fact that the txket
uiey voie lor lejueteuia iuhi yan "u
its avowed policy. The corruption cf '
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Je.fcUte, under sued circumciinces, is us
.atura! as it is inevitable. Yn good , maua(?ement tiist V. uth might be
mrn persuade themselves they deserve C3me rich on what u ;orffielly wasted.
iKU-.n J01 UBU1U LUVi Wfc-t UU
,.a.ae to remedy. Kings, iranu3, tor
rjpt courts, lobby-legislation, petty
office? turned into premium? for petty
rascalities these, and such like things,
are the evils to which all good citizens
are necessarily subjected by reason of
their neglect to public aflairs. There
are principles, the property of no single
age or nation, which alone can furnish
a true foundation for a sound political
fabric. Whenever these principles are
dishonored, the commonwealth is
wronged, and for the shame of these
things we cannot bold entirely blame
less those who shun politics.
hOUKD TALK FBOH A. BA.DICAL.
The carpetbagger is running the gaunt
let of kicks and curtes. The colored
IeopIe have deserted him, and every
day we hear of some decent Republican
representing the carpetbagger as the
Uiad of all our southern woes. We see
by the Cincinnati Enquirer thatSenator
Robertson, of South Carolina, during a
recent visit to Washington City, strongly
opposed the carpetbag element that had
ruled South Carolina. He acknowledges
that the picture given by the northern
papers has been none too highly colored.
Upon this subject, he said: "Nearly all
that outsiders know about dissension,
fraud and corruption is true, and if it
appears bad to those who know so little,
how must it look to us, who are behind
the scenes and striving for a good gov
ernment. I tell you, sir, we must get
rid of the carpetbag influence. It is
baneful, it is vicious, and there can be
no true reform until it ia driven out. I
think Governor Chamberlain is not to
be deterred by the plea of a split in hia
own party. The colored voter has learn
ed to estimate the true value of the car
petbagger, and he cannot be used as a
mere political machine in the futuro
as he has been in the past Give us a
good government, and they are the best
laborers wo can have; and when we do
get such a government they will, like
all other laboring classee, vote general
ly with their employers, and whether
these belong to one or other of the polit
ical parties into which the State may be
divided. Being property.holders and
tax-payers, a good government, econom
ically administered, is as important to
the one as the nther.,: This language
last year, about the time the outrage
crop was being gathered, would have
marked the disloyal nit.! . In speaking
of Co"emor Chamberlain, who cond.ict
ii Jie reform movemtnt in Sonth Caro
lina, the senator gives the following
opinion of him : "Governor Chamber
lain is an honest man. He is in earn
est, and will be euprortea by nearly all
the men of talent and character in the
party. Reform is a political necessity.
Good government is all thttt is n quired
to secure profjwrity, and I know he
has the sympathy and will secure
the support of the executive in Wash
ington. Let us get rid of the oarpettieg
inlluence that lias hitherto controlled
the colored voters, and the desired re
form will come Inevitably. I always
told the leading Republicans in Wash
ington that I knew the South Carolina
people better than any carpetbagger,
and that all they wanted was a good
government. They had been beaten,
reduced to poverty, and we must give
them time: but ir a good government
was given them it would recure the
hearty support of the tax-payers an-!
the old lender In thr-.t Htato whether
government was Repnblic&r or
1 b '
Democralic. Tat support
Tin BUT'Port i io
Governor Chamberlain ly the C-onMrva-ti
ves susUins me in this opinio. I am
glad y. it for it gives me etridglh ir
rilK AW AKKSED MOUTH.
One of the xatt i-ropitous ei'iPol the
tim-? is that the eo-itb Mvtu:en'"-1
I a s
a iei se or ner n&iei3i int.iniH. js,v-
: e snntdern ata:e
i3 takinz Ibe proper
stena to secure enrgrtcm. Tha people
of Sebastian county, Arnansas, . ave
commenced the ork in the right vav.
In tuat couity rt i immigration tocieiv
has been organized, whih has published
an invitation to the vorld, ,'rm '.."uich
we extract the following:
It will boeeen from this organization
that the people of Sebastian are awake,
and mean to open their doors, their
barns, and their granaries to all who
may come among them seeking homes,
no matter whether they come from the
north, the south, the east or the west,
and that a welcome awaits them. We
have lands for all, lands rich in mineral
wealth, as productive as any in the
world. We have a splendid prospect for
good crops, and if at all favored by
Providence, we will be enabled to say to
all: Come, we have enough and to
spare, and will cheerfully divide with
you and make you comfortable until you
can make a crop of your own.
We agree with the Washington Cliron
icle in the opinion that if this generous
offer was extended to the citizens of oth
er sections of the country,by every coun
ty in the southern States, but a few years
would elapse before this section would
reap the benefits of such action. Open
the whole south cheerfully to northern
men; encourage them to bring with them
their free institutions; treat them kindly
when they arrive, and our section will
receive an influx of population that will
give it an Impetus in growth and busi
ness which it has never known. This
new accession would not only inspire
others with itsown energy and pluck, but
it would open up new industries, develop
unknown avenues of trade, build facto
ries, and convert the idle and waste
lands into fields of glowing produce.
Success, we eay with all our hearts, to
the example set by the people of Sebas
tian county, Arkansas, and msy it bring
them both peace and prosperity. This
Is the way to regenerate the south to
restore fraternal feeling between the dif
N A VINO WHEATBIKIW.
A few days since there appeared an
article in the Appeal urging our farm
ers to save their wheat straw, because it
is good for provender duriug winter, it
will do finely for mulching, and can be
used in various ways known to practi
cal, experienced farmers. Properly put
up, it will furnish protection for cattle
and sheep during the severe winter
weather, and when nothing else can bo
donowith it, there is nothing better for
manuring and enriching the land. The
New York Commercial Bulletin pub
lishes our article, and says; 'The in
quiry we wish to make ia this: What
have the southern farmers been accue
tomed to do with their wheat btraw? It
would iieem that they neith'"- fed it m r
made manure o' it rum the above.
Now if this custom hs.T been general In
tho ecith. 13 it rr'jch u be toudered
that planters bx e always beeii iu dubt,
if not actually poc:" Or that thsr'r
land has boeu exharstcJ by tHKjr with
out fertilizing from ye3r s.ftcr j ear? It
has been eah1 th .t :i easl-r"
ajQ.er would 'i3
wi . shut &
If U-ia uastruo
it -onld annpar that wfth Ptnnmir:?!
AnJ Jf JJjgjj. uardflljips .yf tlie p3at (gjj
I years shall teach them to utilize all their
resources lnstead-ci oue.it will In time
be a profitable investment. There w no
better sign of prosperity in the south
than this disposition to economize and
utilize. And when we find papers liko
the Appeal urging such reform in farm
management, it is a hopeful indication
that the public are awakening to the
truth of the suggestions and the need of
UKtKD C03CILIAT0IIY IIIHIC.
It will be seen from another column
that the colored population will hold a
grand conciliatory picnic at the Exposi
tion building to-morrow, commencing
at two o'clock. We hail this as an
other favorable sign of that peace which
la surely coming between the white arid
colored people of the south. We believe
both races are Interested in the great
work of reconciliation, and shall encour
age it on every occasion. The Union ia
restored, and the white people of tho
north and pouth have buried all the mad
passions born in war, and so soon as the
whites and blacks of the outh cease
their antagonism, then national inter
ests will be promoted. Tho good men
of all sections, rtc-d tu.d nationalities
are sick of sectionai agitation, &ick of
strife, sick of seeing the substantial in
terests of the country sacrificed to the
venal ambition of desperate demagogues,
and they are determined to have that
peace and reconciliation which thefreed
men are doing so much to secure. We
hope the conciliatory picnic to-inorrow
will be productive of much good.
SPEAKma of the south, the Boston
Foet says that a fire could not clean out
a doomed territory more completely than
the carpetbag fraternity, chartered and
protected from Washington, devoured
the remnant of substance which was the
south'a only reliance in a struggle for re
covery. But it is eveiy thing that labor
has at last opened its eyes to the truth,
and comprehends the vital pointa of the
situation. When the blacks cuflVr, then
they are able to tea that it ia because tho
whites have suffered before them, and
they reason very clearly from the effect
to the cause. When they finally under
stand that whole States have been im
poverished, whose productive resources
once seemed limitless, they are sHo to
conceive that it was accomplished by
influences from without, that, hoveve:
commendwl to U-eir sppprobitn i, hav
proved thernhoives treach.-ro'u, tledtruet
lve and cruel.
Where ia Peter Crosby V
Jackson is to have vapor baths.
Jackeon is about to have a eireet-rail-road.
The Oxford Falcon has received a
nine-pound sweet potato.
The State Temperance club met at
Hazlehurst the thirteenth ultimo.
Yallobusha county holds a Democratic
convention at Water Valley on the
S. W. Thompson has retired from Ihe
Oxford Falcon, which is now under
charge of R. J. Guthrie.
The Jackson Times hss ieceived an
eleven-ounce peach, which measures
eleven inches a circumference.
Miss Iiouella M'Call and Mrs. W. P.
Fowler, of Water Valley, were thrown
from a carnage :nd seriously injured
Oxford Falcon . The Radicals in the
third district & Miuabbling over the
question as to wno shall be their canni
dete for congress.
Jackson Time-: The Vicksburg Moni
tor is uncompromising and bitter in op
pof tion to tao White Line capitulation
wna Peter Crosby. "It will net cease
to oudtUin Be.'ford's nolitical treach
ery. Toe Jackeon Pilot, a Radical puper,
says A man nsmcd JMxon. colored,
wsd lynched in the southern part of this
county, laat Saturday, for an mfamcis
attack upon a y?-ug gir'. TT. deserved
Water Valley C-ntral: Tue crop prop
pests in tho licigbborhood of Cofieevilin
R.-e reported n a promlsinir conditiop.
Com is about made, and a fine yield is
anticipated. Coi;j: is clean an grow
ing rapidly, with a r'h healthy color.
Westville New: J. P. Loilin, of
Covington county, raised asinglo hill of
oats, from one grain, containing two
hundred and eighty stems and as many
heads, while P. B. Coulter, of the same
couuty, has catheads measuring tweuty
livo inches in length.
Holly Springs Reporter: The Democratic-Conservative
voters of Marshall
shouhl at an early day hold primary
meetings in each precinct in the county,
for the purpose of appointing delegates
to the county convention, to be held in
this city on the thirty-first day of July.
Vicksburg Herald: Wash. Walton
whispers in the ear of Henry Hunt his
advice about bond-approving. Old cor
rupt defuncto has seen his glory sudden
ly fade, never to come back again, and
he should be content to quietly sink into
that obscure oblivion to which he be
longs. Handsboro Democrat: The Democ
racy of Copiah county met in conven
tion and nominated a strong ticket of all
white men, for members of the legisla
ture and county offices, down to consta
ble. The Democratic party is aroused
in Copiah, and wo may hope to see it
Water Valley Courier: Two funerals
at the same time and from the same
church is certainly a very unusual oc
currence, and perhaps was never before
witnessed in this place. Mr. Huga M.
Kirkland and Charlie Saunders were
buried on Sunday evening last both at
the same time.
Hernando Press and Times: The
chintz bug, together with the lack of a
sufficient quantity of rain, tho corn crop
on all sides of Hernando, for miles, has
been cut off to a heavy extent. In fact,
some farmers will hardly make respect
able nubbins, rain or no rain. The cot
ton is standing the drouth well.
Aberdeen Examiner: We don't like
to intrude, and hope that we will not be
regarded as officious, when we suggest
to the managers of the Mobile and Ohio
railroad that they are possibly guilty of
a great oversight in giving the energy
and capital they devoto to the cause of
immigration .to trans-Atlantic work.
Holly Springs Reporter: The Aber
deen Examiner brings forward the
name of Mississippi's most distin
guished jaurnalist and the south'a most
devoted and valued patriot, Colonel W.
H., M'Cardle, editor of tho Vicksburg
Herald, as a suitable man to represent
Mississippi in the United States Benate.
Jackson Pilot: "Tho Ohio Republi
cans, with their Hay(s) fever and raw
Democratic whisky.have already crazed
the editors of fie Memphis Appeal."
Whisky could never iDjure the Pilot,
but Democracy will, especially the pure
Bourbon, which is good enough to kill
the most espcctole of MississiDpi
Vicksburg Herai. : It won't be lojg
before Mississippi judges will chauge the
foriu of sentencing a prisoner, and will
say " Sam Jonea, stand up. You have
been tiied and convicted, and aro een
tenced to State prison for an indefinite
period, it i? quite likely you will be
pardoned .ufc as sao?i as the povrnor i
liu's ou? what a rascal you are." ,
Ko'ly -pringa South. Thee are a
numU. o.' men iu our State who Lavo I
r.oi regiptered or voVJ since the war. :
If hcra ct e- w3 f- tirce that their coun
try uceaed thei'- o'-rvicf s it is utw. As- !
srt your mauhcod by going to work at
;i.ce, assist in nominating jour very
ref t mea for orfiic, and afte- they are
nominated d'- ynvi utmost toslect them.
xlernando Press nd Times : 0-.r town
and immediate si .tioa wasfavored with
light showers Friday and Saturday last.
liast week n rained a few miles north
and northeast of her. , but there are sev
eral localities, Uu" r?pecial!y, which are
sulldnng greatly. Later Sinco the
above was put in iype, there fell on
Monday last a very heavy raiu, extend.
ing from Cold Water river to the Missis
sippi river. Tue farmers are happy.
Holly Springs Reporter: The long
looked for rains have fallen at last in all
parts of the county, and refreshed veg
etation wonderfully. After a drouth of
six weeks the cropa must have suffered
serious damage, which cannot be re
moved altogether by the rains that have
no'v so much revived them. The farm
ers have clean cotton-fields, but the
corn-fields are grassy and the corn too
thick two drawbacks that will not fail
to decrt U3e the yield in any kind of a
Charles Sanders, aged fourteen, was
recently drowned in the Otuckalopa.
The Water Valley Central, in speaking
of the accident.says: It seems that Mas
ter Sanders, with three other boys, were
in a boat, and while passing under a
tree they were startled by the falling of
a venomous snake into the boat. Losing
all presence of mind the boys simulta
neously plunged iuto the stream to es
cape the fangs of the snake, and Master
Sanders, being a cripple, sank to rise no
Vicksburg Herald, 17th: As announc
ed in our local columns this morning,
Mr. Thomas C. Bedford, as chief deputy
for Peter Crosby, yesterday assumed
charge of the office, aud from this time
fjrward will discharge the arduous and
responsible duties of sheriff of Warren
county. Mr. Bedford has made aud pre
sented to tho board of supervisors a sol
vent and satisfactory bond for Crosby,
as sheriff, and we are informed that he
will proceed at once to make an unques
tioned bond as tax-collector.
Vicksburg Herald: A dispatch was
received here yesterday from James
Branch, at Belleville, Illinois, asking
what reward had been efftjred for West
moreland, who killed Thoa. Cox. Young
Mr. Cox was a constable here in the
spring of lbG9, and while attempting to
arrest a negro named George Westmore
land, upon a warrant from Justice
Loeweuberg, was shot and killed.
Westmoreland made bis escape, and the
dispatch would indicate hia where
abouts ia at least known. A consider
able reward was offered Tor his appre
hension, but the exact amount we do not
Bynum Creeh grango, of Panola
couuty, publishes the following: "The
members having been blessed with an
abundant wheat crop this year, and our
farms being now infested with the chintz
bug, which in all probability will be
come more destructive another season;
and reliable information having been
received by the grange that agents and
speculators wre in the country buying
'ip the wheat, brother R. Fowlei offered
tbe following rfb"!ution, which was
unanimously sd( pttd: 'Itesolvcd, Ti.it
the menibe-B of p c grange be rectci
unuded noi lo sell any wheat to an
agent or speculator for the porposa of
being shipped outside of tha State.' "
Hon. L. Brasher, aged eighty-eight,
died a few days ago at nla home in Cal
houn county. He removed from his
native State (Kentucky) to Alabama at
an early age, and represented Fayette
county in the legislature. He removed
to Chickasaw county in this Stale, and
in 1852 Calhoun county was cut off of
Chickasaw, Yalobusha and Lafayette.
This left Colonel Brasher in Calhouu
counly. He assisted in organizing the
county and served on the board of police
for several years, and in the fall of 1S57
he was elected to the State senate from
the district composed of Calhoun and
Aberdeen Examiner: That compound
extract of legal acumen, Attorney-General
George E. Harris, finding his co
conspirators in tho interest of Radfcal
rule halting between Scylla and Cha
rybdis, fearing to call an extra session of
the legislature to patch up the holealeft
in the registration act on account of the
damaging effect upon the party that the
expenditure involved will produce, and
believing that to goin to the canvass un
der that law w. uld result in the utter
annihi'ation of the p.-.rty, has, with the
dash of a young A'erauder, cut the gor
diau i'not ' y pronoun, ing the act of
March o, 1ST , null ami void.
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T WILL SELL on the 31st dav of Julv.A.l).
A 1K75, for cash, and without redemption, at
auction, at the northwest corner of Court
Square, in Memphis, Tennessee, tho lotof land
situate In (.aid Memphis, on the south side of
Bealo street, between Main and Shelby streets,
being Dart of lot 3, block 25, and on which is
Ihe old brick Ice house, having a Jront of 40
ieet, ana running bsck o: that width to the
alley south. Bale Is made by virtue of a deed
in trust made by Duval, Algoe & Smith, etc.,
of date March 22, 1859, and registered In book
37, pages 4l.'i, etc.
Jun 1875. w ROBERTSON TOPP.
CHANGE OF SCHEDULE.
QN AND ASTER SUNDAY, JUNE 13,1875,
Mail train, dally lOSUa.rn ll.-(5a.m
Express train, daily 3:10 ajn 11:10 p.m
Somervllle train, daily (ex
cept Sundays) 4 :50 p.m 8 05 ajn
No change ol cars between Memphis and
Bristol, and only one change of care to Wash
ington. Close connection for all points east and
Sleeping coaches on all night trains.
Ticket office 278 Mam street.
w. J. Ross, Gen'i Sup't.
Tom K. Dpnn, Ticket Agent. my23
5. F. OAEUTHEES,
AIOBNEY AT - LAW,
Offloa In Irvine Block,
1145 aRnii1 utreel. uomrt, OTeiaptil
riiHE White Uiver Valley and Texas Ball
X road Company nvins consolidated wltli
the Memphis and Kansas City Railroad Com
pany, gives to the latter Company a consldera-
oie increase ot life capital stocu, and It Is ex
pected that the wnk or clearing off and grad
ing the road wlU be commenced at an early
day, bids lor that .i.pone having been made
to the company. T .e '.nderslgned Is still re
ceiving BUbscrlp'ioi s ir- Arkansas Lands, for
which tho company paying from two to
five dollars per acre, as herctotore published
Now Is the time to subscribe lands, before
tney are assessed fur IW73.
Remember, all tbxi cea.se from date of sub
scription. All corBrjuril--il;on; addroht-ed to
tr.c undersigned, caro A'ams Dixon, No. 41
;iid son street, M;jnph''i Tenit will receive
prompt attention. I'.iLMnURAV,
SnbscripUoa M. A 1C O. B. B. Co.
BTos. 371 & $78 MASW STISSJT, MELIUS,
Wo arc prepared to roako Advances on Consignments or Coltos
to Messrs. Urovrii, Shipley & Co., Liverpool, England.
muUKTHEK WITH OCK LAKOK HTOO,! OfTrOCERIKS, WE HAVE NOW ON HAKD A
r irnoil Knnnli' nr hnirnr nni Hnlnkipr nf nt'ir frnn. vlileb vfl are offer'ni! at EX
as low as the lowest.
B. K. VI.AIN.
DOOR. SASH AO BM1B
"W", A WILLIAMS.
Offloe and Factory 258
FlooMnK, Mantels, Mouldings Ceiling. Lattice-Woi , w n Tuijinj. )oor and Wludow
Frames, Weatnerboardlng, Base Boards, 1 uu p; hiiolv c'uu . maters, hcroi: Work, Newel
Posts, iSallnsters anu Fence P'rsets; all fcia.ls 'if Ltr ibV, r :. ,'. and ''iess,ed; Lath and
fehingles. Framing lumber sawed to order on short unt.ie-
Nend for oar .Tlouliltnjc Hook nnii f riro l.t t.
A6BICDLTDSAL IMPLEMENTS AND MACHINERY
GULEETT 8LEEL BRUSH BINS, lEEKIXtt H03SE ENaiNES,
COT TON BF5001I LIGHT DRAFT HUfF, COn'OX PRESSES?,
FEED CUTTERS, TENNESSEE PLANTATION WAGONS,
BRIDFORD'3 GRIST MILLS. MARTIS'S FIRE-PROOF SAFES,
Wan. SI & 812
Insurance Company of Liverpool, England
Blauager: JODX KleliAKEV, Esq., at L.iverpo9l.
Total Assets 918,278.034 S5
ratal AcMsta In Itie t'nl teI Mates 2,1.18,570 30
Net flro NnrpliH, after (lednellii l.lulilli ilei ot every Itlud n,34U,Qil3 Hti
l,osea Paia nlnce Orsnnlzallou Ji l)SS,M(i Si
1.17 Losses 1'nlil ttj L,oalviIIe Ueueral Agency la four Tchth I
-a.3NTXffT3".Ij TrrSaiJaT-TU X.7-Q-ri, 1875.
Casli in Bank of Liverpool and other Banks
Cash in Principal OiBce... .
United States iBonds
Keal Estate owned by Company, (no ent-umbrancei ..
British, Indian, and Colonial Stocks, Shares and Bonds owned by Company,
fmarket value 85.35'J.U3I 61)
Loans on Bonds and Mortgage, firet liens
Stock and Bonds of Corporations, and Citit s held as security for cash actually
loaned ... . ."... .......
Bilances on deposit In Banss, at Hranch unices, and in course ot transmission
Other Secured Loans, Accrued Interest (since paid), and admlssable Assets
Total Assets . .gl6,27.S.05tl Si
Tothe adelity of Agents and to the honorablo dealingof tlie Company, the "Royal" owes i
general popularity, which Is Instanced by the rapid advance ot Its Jiemuctey business, where
after four years competition fjr the best class ot risks at equal rates with well known Com
panies long established, the premium receipts of tlie "Iloyal"are nowjonly equaled by one
other Company. All losses of this department paid by us without reterencss to Liverpool or
eUewhere. BARBEEACAsWl EM AN, Managers, Louhville Uenerai Agency.
Office -Si n'.heatit corner Main and Sixth Slret's.
H.T.TOMLINSON, Agent, No. 17 Madison Street. Memphis, Tenn.
A, C. 1T.EADWELL,
A B. TKRABWKLL.
spsciiLTY m sugar,
SOO F250NT ST52EET BIE35EBSXS. TESff.
EXCLUSIVE WHOLESALE DEALEgg a
226 & 228 FRONT
J. E. 1IANDLK,
Formerly of Kandie
PR O X F CI
J. W. HE ATI I, 1 A.S. I.1VEJ1HOKE,
& Kormerly of Handle. & Heatn, Formerly Oen'l Snpt. M. & I
I and J. W. Heath A Co. 14. K., also M. & L. K. R. W.
(NQCcesaors to J.
H 9S SKCOBTB STESET 3051IaMi8,
MANUACTUKERS 0f COTTON PRESSED, HORSE POWERS, GIN UEAIC1NU, lRO
Buildings and Fronts, Air and Cellar Urating, all kinds Iron and Brass Castings.
CooK : Hcalli s luiprorcd Jail Celln, Doom uml WimXaws
RAILROAD AND STEAMBOAT WORK A SPECIALTY,
All kinds of Machinery Furnished and Repaired.
uasn paiu ror oiu iron,
COTTON m A
UlsiSiioliii Gin, $1 ifr sa-.v;
'mmim horse power m mmm corn and wheat mill,
No. h ?ladisn ftreet, u-stiti?
of a variety of hrands uni patetiU
ii. t AT3ER.
t St., Memphis, Tgjsis.
Bs i). TKEADWELS.
HOL&ssss $M mm.
W. Ueatli & Co.)
Orders solicited eud promptly executed
israss anu t opper.
rolicaii Gfn,!jt4l SO per saw.
; AIcinnLlw, Xoxnt-'uscc.
ill iUUULIIlMiti ! .gST.r-ag j
360 Seocrad Sireec, i &S!SI-2E5raaSi
w a sra P'argf ?? ft s & ra
DEER PARK HOTEL,
Baltimore and Ohio EiiUroml,
WILL OPEN JUNE 21, 1S75.
JOHN DAlI.r. . - SluiinBer.
(Formerly of Ulados Hotel, Oakland).
I. J). COIfAWAT,
Real Estate and Collecting Agent,
Ho. 10 HiMlIson .St., Krmpbli, Teen.
A IA businww lntrctt&l 'o :ne will receive
2X. prompt at'.ouUo. Chafes always tea
Kefera by permission to Ool. W. U. Vance.
K. A. Parker, Ca.shler U&ni Commerce;
F. M. Nelfton, Secretary HernxnJo Inmintucd
Co.; R. ('. Daniels, President State National
Bank; Henry J. L.ynu, Socretary Memphis
Fire Insurance Co.; titauton A Moora, grocer
anil cnrntr.lwlnn merchant tni
LARbE FIRST -CLASS FIRE AJiD
FOR ISALV, at si eat iednc:io. from ro-!
IIall'6 patent vault bu s? ur prro1
combination !-cks, lu per ect onlw , cuLsitle
measure 3 5; feel, and 3' teet depth; In
side measure !y l feet, and lnrhe depth.
Suitable for Urt-clas banker, or lor papers,
books aud reccrdR of the ourts and ofiicers ..
e rounty. lerni easy.
JrU . HKNKY ti. SMITH.
ti. h UOLST. W. HOLST.
420 31 UN op. Psb3djr Hole:.
Al-uysou hand, a large a!sni .ment of Mi
lalllc Cases and Caskets and Wood Cotttns of
Orders by telegraph prcmptly filled, and
Cases shipped C. 0 D.
Mrs. Cnthbert's Boarding anil !uj
School for Young Ladle?,
ST. LOITIS, MO.
rpHE Principal would anuonnce to her
X friends and patrons of the south a:d
south wesi, that this Institution will re opm
on Monday, September 13th, In ita new hdiI
commodious building. Sixteenth and Pine
streets St. Louis. This bu Idlng. kuown as
the City University, has been reuiode ed aDd
fitted up, making it one of the finest school
bulldlDes lu the west. Many facilities have
been added and the school may cow be co i
eidered comp'ete in all its departments. Ref
erences can be Riven In all the ve-tern and
south western States.
Address for catalogues and Informat'on,
MRS. EUGENIA CUTHDERT, St. LouK
PLANTERS can have their Gin Paws Filed
in the best possible wav, and their Gins
thoroughly overhauled and put in No. 1 order,
by B. W. HICKMAN. He can also furnish the
old-style Horfe-Power of tho best timber, with
Iron bandwheel shaft. Builds olns. Gin
Feeders, Linters, and Filing Machines to
order. Can f urolsh almost any variety of Gin
material. A few second-baud Gins for sale.
Forlurth;r particulars Inquire of
No.bGS Main St., Memphis Tenn.
DNIYBRSITY OF VIR6IIIIA,
SUM HKJt L,tW I.EOTl7lti:n (nine weeks
ly) begin 15th July, 1S75, and end lath Septem
bir. Have prove-i of signal ne. 1st-to stu
dents designing to pursue their studies at this
or other law school ; 2d to those who propose
to study privately ; 3d to young practitioners
who have not bad the advantage ot system
atic Instruction. For circular apply (P. O.
University of a.) to JOHN B. MINOR, Prof.
Com. and Stat. Law. u!5
Mnnry County, Tenrj,
B. W.WEBB, A. 31..
. J. 31. WEBB, A.31
SITUATED AMONG THE HILLS OK
3Iiddle Tenne see, onN.& D. R. It.. M
miles "south of Nashville. Students enjoy the
advantages of good w-Uer, pure air and com
fortable homes In the best families in that of
the principals If preferred. In the Commer
cial Course, the use (reading, wiiting and
speaking) and principles (grammar, rhetoric
and criticism) of the English Language, Geo
graphy, History, Elements of Science, Math
ematics and Boot-Keeping are thoroughly
taught. The Classical course lnclcdes the
studies mentioned, together with thecrl'ical
reading of standard Latin, Greek, French and
German authors. Those who complete the
above are prepared to pursue a University
course with profit. Board including fuei,
lightsand wa'hlng, S 2 per month. Tuliiou
per tession of 20 weeks, S25. The next session
Ik sins August 9, 1S75.
The Principals eDjoyed a four years prepar
atory tralnins by the Blngharas of N C, and
were first honor men In their respective
classes at the Univers.'y of N. C, under Gov.
Swan's administration. We refer by permis
slon to Bishops Paine, McTye! re and Marvin;
Hon. Wru. S Fleming aud Rev. J. C. Mitchell,
D. I)., Pastor Presbyterian Ch'iicb. Columbia,
Tenn.; R v. W. Stoddert, Pastor Presbyterian
church, Lyunvllle, Tenn. Send lor circulars
ESTABLISH El Mitt.
J.&J, STEELE & GO,,
GROCERS ft COTTON FACTORS,
So. 1 Exchange Building,
10 S Front Street - : Ji?Piililg, Tenn.
AKE iTepa.eU to i andie WHEAT on com
. m,- mn. "acks f mil is"oe; on orders.
At St. LonU and New York Prlcta.
FIRE PAPER--60Q3 VMK
S. C. TOOF.
So. IS Court S--. .HeiapVlg
rjiHK Jnsolvcncy of the estate or Matcher
L Lane, deceased, having been suggested at
the July term of the Probate Court, all per
sons having claims against said estate are no
tided to appear anu file the snrae, with the
Clerk cf the County Court, authenticated In
the manner prescribe! by law, on or berore
the Kith day of November, 1S7S.
R. DUDLEY FRAYfcE
Tills July 16. '375. Admiulsliator.
MOORE, EMERY & CO.
(Successors to Stanton Jloore.l
GROCERS, COTTON FACTORS
JSO. 383 FKOKT STBEET.
Special attention given to the sale of Cot'on,
wheat and produce generally. jnlld.tw
B10KS OF EASY MUSIC,
I lOLLEUTION-i or Easy, Brilliant, Popular
j airs, that every oue can pluy, and no
one hflp liking.
120. Violin and Piano Due's.
ffUO. Flute and Piano Duets.
SI.E0. Airs for Flute.
VIOLIN A3I US EM ENTS.
ia. Airs lor Violin.
73cts. Violin and Piano.
WINNER'S BAND OV FOUR.
81. Quartetts lor 1st and 2d Vloiin, Cornet or
Clarionet and Bass.
STRAUSS DANCE 3IU3IC.
II. Violin and Piano.
VIOLIN AND FLUTE DUETS.
51. By Winner.
CLARKE'S () INSTRUCT JHS.
For Piano, ror liet.i Organ, ror Violin.
WINNER'S NEW SCHOOLS.
Each o.cts. For Piano. Cab'net Organ, 3fe
lodeon, Violin, uultar, Banjo, Cornet,
French Aseordeon, German Atcordeon, Fife.
Flute Flageolet, Clarionet. '
Sold by all music dealers. Sent, rost-rree,
for retail price.
OLIVER OITSON A CO., Boston.
i:ilH. H. I1ITSOV If:
-AND- j " J
JyJO 7U Kioadway, New Yott t
J.A.SUASE, DK.A.K1B. i. A. '..II A.. I-
SHANE, HARRIS & CO.,
JF! ward i u 31 er cli a 11 i h
280 Front St.,
XEMPU.S, - - - TKNMBSSLK
WLIheral dmn-es made on con-.gi,
nienli. Bagxiug, K"e tuil Tits furutatieo .
aokxtk rot sHmrs ais.
Ki.vEKixriu by lKB3nrojv. I'mon
Hiaiteri r.nni; !-l-te Natl -nal Bank. I-.
- Ci Twirls'.
AN - D4AIBI I
Flae Jewelry, Wn(eb9, Ctecfes, Vsf.
Solid Cold Watches from tSt to EJ0. oi,r
Gold Chains from Jlo to floO. The eeietorat.
Elgin Watch isilver), fJu to J75. stiver Im
ported Watches, SS foil i. Hnlld Gol l
Rings, warranted perfect, S' Si p.-r penn
Weight; antl olht-r tri:ig!D r .'Ojorl lot..
Repairing in all 1! bianrht , utl s.'t.a'4 '
precious - ones, ai.U matt'-nig oliI jf-'i
aud hair chain and i.;-e nvu ;iuip n -i.,
tv. Scho'il .Med.iS. lew-ls. st-ueiN. ' sta
etc. Old mM aud s.ivtr ..ntyd.
30S Kecnmt trnl - - Hiiip3il T-iin
23.1 SESSAO BEHiSS Sll'T, 1- 1875.
rimOROUOH Collegiate er.urr,., xeeilei.
JL Piepaiatory IK-prlmeiit, bealtn-u r
mate, good m rals, siyxl ji.-c pllee. eij ,:i
erte ex p-rises. Tm' 'oh an ! other ftt-s, b n i.
room-ient, fuel, uglily, anil n;t.lnne. tor s, .
slon ')( fn months, irorugitioto t-.O. ,
can board wi'h Professor-; yonug men, : .
College or fani'ilen. College prospeious. -"r i
dent-) from ftil sectlensof ttiMciuutry, twelve
iromTaiinesste. Thesnntial Catalogue n,.nlr.'
free on application. Addrets,
HltV. . y. HIT I ill, D !..
MEMPHIS IITTLB ROGER. W.
S3 OH 3ESZ3TJX33
Mai. train leaves deri.V, fool Wsub-
lnstou rtreet, da ly. ... ....'! 10 " r-
L. A N. R. U. depot. iitt r r-
Arrives daily 2:11 .i.i.
New Va lman Palace oars oi? snuil turns
from thts date, Jane , 1ST,.
For further inlorioatl 'n and tleitts, app
at depot. Center Landing, foot of Wasliiei.
tou street. No. 2X7 Mutn sucos cornet M.;di
eon, and 2Td Main street.
W. V. SMITH,
Acting General SBperinteci n t.
JSO. II. PARKY,
, Generals Tlelte! Aicut.
K. A. WILLIAM.
DKIVESSITY OF VMm
OIV.NS o,o!er l; c nticnfs ihrouh lvuo
mouth--. It 1 organlze.l m ch( olton in.
elective ys-tem, with full courses '.n Clas'-ii -Literature,
"cleni;e ( with practice in i heim. .
and Physical liaborHtcries , in Law, Medicu -,
ingineermg, Teachii.e and Ag ienltnre. Ap
ply for l,'4tlogues to JAM KB r'. UAKKIt-o.N.
Chairman, P.O. t'nieis.ty of Viinima, AIL. -amrle
Comity, v't-r.inia. (yi.i
A. "IK. TAYLOR. .
X Ki'XI'ivA). AXa.
t'iB s -.i iirsMBed or seen enwanily it ti- H";
Enrico Hotw. Hrt Hp -..jx. a-k.
(Liu t iieiuaVio, v -'"wlr.pi.
HOT SPRINGS i.2K.
riiHE Hote: at tnisp.ecewlll beeprafu.
JL season ol i75 oa Juno lt. The wteis
are unequaled for the eiu- if Dnpaies, ins
pepsin, scrofula, ail diseases of t. SiXtn an t
Kidneys, and is a specific lb th Blatw;rs
Pccnllfir to Foualc.
It Ls the aim of th") proprietor keev a
note! not excelled iu itn aceommclat(anK by
any watenng-plaeeintbe s. utii, with aU tha
privacy and retiremec of houie-iile.
Amusement are Bllliar.lfl. Ten-inns. Cro
quet, flrst-raie Flying and BoaLnzla Shoat
Creek, and splendid Moste for Lawn and Rh
room by ProC. trana Saaridex'.-t r.n-vt and
Round-Trip Tic i:eU, at retlnoetf rates on t.,&
Memphis and ChaileMon BaitTosd ana a,i
connecting IIbor, gcoj nil November. Kat;
gage checked through to the Mprlags. Round
trJP from Mempius, IneiBUB. ittge fare.
For farther Information anil el.-calars, act
dress w. i
Board Ho per month. Boy 19
Oh Sat artlaj, logvs! 7, 2 SIS.
No Ssifi In the Second Char eery Court r.I
sheloy county, Tennessee -J. j.' Mhoou,
guardian, etc., vk Annie Abereromb c. et ;ii
BY vlrtoe ot an order of 'ale watte ia tbM
cause, on July S, 1875, minute book fc, pnti
Xyi and IV. I will sell, at DUbltc auction, to 1 1 .
highest bidder, Uhm InI boars, in front of
the county cuart h'ue,corner Mala ami Pop
lar street-, citj of Memphis, Teaaease,
Satarilay, As-t 7, 1875,
the following described rta! estate ro-wit iv
ginu ugou W. Hardiu'ssontta l-.ne Svieliaii
west or his southeast corner, . nnnini? then. ',
sontliwardly ou a line pnra i with th vmt
llueor w-aere tract bel.-ngU.g , Anaie At.ei
crombie to the m rinea.s: L-nk ol Ciin-.
creek, nieces down mtd creek with itamea.,
deilngs to lte intersection with aald Hani In
south line, thence earf with std Hardin t
K!1'! E eh-Un " Ihcbegiuniog, con
taining aeres inor or le.-i, beiu tbZ
portion c-t the swid Annie AoirerombJe s -ac
e traoL situate, lying and being la tho
conn.y or Shelby, Ti-nns s-ee.
Terms of Sale-Oiie.hlid eah, bn lance in (,
and VI rr.onthi, noted with apned security.
Lien retained, redemption barred.
This Jol 12, 1S75.
Jt. D. lTsi'EWART, Clerk a?tt Master
By Geo. Mallery, D. C. and M. er-
C W.Frazer.St.1. tor Coiuplainant. Jyl ;
WILL, pursuant to the terms of a tro -i
dod made by !-uls 'oltins, on I eecmbt
, 1S73, aBd recorded i n t he KeiMer's orBc o r
Xu Iby county, Te-ntsste, on
WeilBesdaj, Ike 2ia tfaj or 1375,
at 12 o'clock m . on thapreaiLtep, mil to the
highest bidder, tor c.ia, tin Mocic of w&ji'h
now In storehon...-. . hud fj Jefferson
s'ret. Mpmnbtc Tenne-n e. nf th-
tl-dlDg ot iron and lead pipes, puniiw. hrsss
goods, for Hieam, as aua w&ttx ; itos nlUuK
eai than ware, ajwwwar", Qnures, atove
lAiiiiK.-, umce niiwes arm i umirnre, one
Hatl'd iron safe, plumMntr, fsm aad lini
fit ing tools ami maonioary, I kavlax keen
appointed trusted by decree ot U'e Second
Cii jneery ert ol Hltnlfc; roinijr, Traucrxe,
ia ease ot lua. Fiaaoei j v. toola- otlraaat ll
Jaly 10, 137. l-pj
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