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I ) P ' 13TS3L,ISS."ET) 1840, MEMPHIS, TEllM 2. , SATUEDAY MAEOH 11, L876. OX, 36t ?0 62 - 4 YsticnU of oo.on and gold: JVcw YorZ, ooUo,2e; MempMs, 121c Aew Y-KtSold.iJ'jtuiai n4; jfempMg, 113. Fjt iht Gulf Mates. Termcrsce and the 0. Y:o valley, increasing cloudiness, south erly tcinds and areas cf rain, followed 1. -l the rouihweni and mrjiturn rtrtriirm of the Ohio oalleg and Tennctue by cold- crnzTlariywmdaand ruing barometer. The Arkanw press association is to rcet on the teventh of June next at fccarcy, WhKe canaiy. Tan InroHigatlona Into the Interior d-pftrtmant are said to have affected tho oLnJIag of Awtelant Ktcre'ary Cawan. The monument to Lincoln by Uib frccdmen of the oountry will bo dedi cated at Washington on the fourteenth of ApriJ. Fred Demises w 11 be the crater. Tnn ncgroc!) of Lnnkbtna protested yesterday against Pmcbbjich's erclnslon from the floor of tie senate, and the president pro tern, made an cxflination, rerhaj-s in view of the Presidential oko iioi. The Jackfon Clarion eays that if Col o:zl Lamar will introduce a resolution cf Icq jiry as to how many trocpi tbere aro quartered In that State, the cost of feesplng thssn there, and how long they aro to ba kapt there, he will oblige and rare the ptople he represent?. ' Tue New York Evtning Port, refer ring to the appointment of IUchard H. Dina as minister to England, eays the only doubt in tho isatter is whether, af ter tho poet has had &uch an incumbent m Mr. SOienck, it is a clean'place for i man of u different c'iaracter. TErs rumors of corruption by Pendle ton, Hendricks and Bindsll have been revived by the Ksdiial defensors cf Bel Jcnap, but they cannot he' traced to any reliable source. All three of the gentle men have iti-keJ to be summoned to tt-Q-Ufy b;f jre the hcuse ccmmlttee. The resolutions tfl".rd in the Vir ginia legislature yesterday requesting the Virginia members of congress to volo for tho lubehiy to the Texas aud Pacific railroad, were defeated by a voto of twenty-two to fjurteen. Tho ground taken by iho opponents was that it wes not asonlhorn roid. The well-informed Jackson corre spaadent of tho Holly springs South says that one of tbe cbarges against Ames fe, that a3 govomor he signed cobtructs leasing peniteHtlary convicts to a party friend (by which ho waltzed large eaa at the expense of tho psoplo) on condl t on tbat he would tign a. certificate charging an adverser' with aninfamous crime. ifn. M'Kay, tbe shipbuilder, who is taLe summoned before the' house com mittee appointed to mquiro into alleged swindling io tho navy department, de clared, am afraid of no one but tbe Almighty." The Now YoxkSlerald Is s'.rA of this, for the trouble with most ct ne favorites'cf the administration Is thai they have not had "the fear of thq Lird before their eyes." EC B. Ciaflin, of Beochei'a church, and one of the Plymouth pistol's right bawzrs, is before tba United 8!ates erarf, in New York city, on a civil suit fcrcuht by tho government to recover siij-ai one million eight hundred thou sand dollars for alleged undcr-valua tlons. Dtrici-Attcrnoy Bliss appears for the Government, oud William M. E Wts for H. B. Clafl'.n & Co., bENAT n Alcorn's record on the Pmchback cls.im la aa irreconcilable one. Two years ago he signed a com mittee report decliriug that there had been no lawful election, aud since that ha-frc-queLtly declared against his ad- ml's on. Yet he bot'a spoke and voted rr mm on the llnnl issue. And yet Pinch has been retired to his original tawuvity. Tun legislature of Mississippi has re cently passed two Important bills one t) prohibit, under heavy penalties, the sale of sel-cottoD, corn, el?., betwetn sunset and sunrise, and Ihe other to make stealing cattle, hogs, and the like crimes, grand larceny. Thieves who prefar to live by stealing rather than by labor will take no!iC3 and govern tbem 8c!veJ acjordingly. For some time dur ing and after tha war, hcrss and mule ttealirg was indulged in indiscrimin ately every day in Tennessee, but tho prcbiem or how to fctop it was at isst 'Bi'vcd by making it a capital offense. Th- hills alluded to above as passed by ihe Mb sjti'.ppi legislature wlll,we hope, hav? a shriller tffeeL The Starksville 'limes announcas the death; recently, in Spanish Honduras, orcjllln J. M'Ko, Ji8tiuguIshed for varied buaiue capacities of a very high order. Tho authorities of the Confed erate government, appreciating his rate powers, intrusted him with responsible commiitflona, diplomatic as well as fiuascisl, in f 11 of which he displayed the most eminent administrative tact and ability. Genera! ll'Itue was born In North Carolina In 1S12, and st tbe t'mo cf his death waisixty-four yea's of ag Ha was h brother of Hon. J. J. M'R&e, formsr'y governor of Miesissippi, aid subsequently a member of the Fed eral eKTg'css from the Natchez district. The C'anon sajs deceased ii'lad tbe po sitions of rejT&eeatative in the A'abama legislature from the cily of Mobile, member of the Alabama State constitu-li-nal convention, and financial sgeat of the Confederacy in Liverpool. A'ter the war ha settled in Honduras, and tcver returned to bis native countrj'. The New York Herald rtg udi Judge T't'a sppointment aa secret&ry of war rs ¬l-er of Grant's experiments; f?r ho never had any celebrity till now, and b-s no sptcial fitness for the position. The World thinks him nearly ss fit to bo secretary of war as he is to be a bish op, probably. Ho never did- anything to entUl him to general notice except to rrai:oa vt lanl antl-Romsu C-tholIo (. .;": O .c i'jo e'V'l tjir-st'o. lia, i3 Witt c mcst'ed Liu to the PrcsiJcnt, who has uaw commended him to the senate. Judge Taft, we now -bear, U wUlutoeplefsrred. Whether his wlfa wears a "number one-and-a- uau euee" wa know no, any more than we know what are hid quHflcitions for the Kcretaryship of war. Bat he Is nscnnd on the school question," and his. appmnanenu'viviUIy rcC331 tho vera!- u:u version oi ine.i'ioilacnt'a message wmch twss? cjnlrlbuted.to.trie col umns cf the World: " From Wrotous talk of whisky rings And Schcnck and similar hbols. lt cs turu our thought lo schools and i thing. And. ahurches and taxes end bibles." As we learn frdra a epsclal to the Lynchburg JXete j, the senate of Virginia, on the seventh instant, placed ihoioal of its disapproval upon tho Teiaa Pacific railroad, by adopting the resolution of Major John W. Daniel. "Virginia his thus," eays the Jfetct, "squarely and properly rut herself upon the record in opposition to th's bogus southern enter prise, and we may reasonably hope that Colonel Thomas A. Scott will consent to let us rest' in peace and quiet awhile'be fora inEunrattng another raid upon us." WASHINGTON. The Bounties of Soldiers ami Sailors in the LateWar lo be. Equalized Election of President and Vice-President. Tho Tfeasnry-Larccnlst Kallock The f ' Reorganization'- of thp Internal . Revenue Service The Charge Against Pendleton Etc. AVAaniiraTON, Mjirch lti. The hon?e cqrumittee oh military affairs has de cided to reTrorr, and recommend for naa. sage, a bill to equallza the bountic of an unirea etaujs toioiefs aad saiiois who served for ny Ulneln the latecivil 'war. Tho aeasuro agreed on by the cummiiiea is sucstanuauy tuo same bill that passed the hous9 and senate, but railed on amendment last year, as it nroviaesjorinaaing all bounties equal 1 1 elgbt dollato per month for the whole time of service, taking to account, how ever, all local payments of bounty. THE' W"AB ON THE BORDEB. -The fallowing telegram W; stent frcm this city thii evening: AVae DkpT, a dj . Genfr al's Offm e, ) Asuijuivn, marcu ju, 13(0. To tho Commanding General or the Depart ment of Texas, ban Antonio: The aatintr eecretarv of that you prevent any revolutionary movements from our side, and all mili tary expeditions in aid of tha revolu tionists, and arrest all violators or neu trality; also to arrest and disarm any troop? who cross from Mexico, J2. D. TOWNSEND, Adjutant-General. ELECTION OF PRESIDENT AND VICE . PRESIDENT. aShikoton, March 10. The com mittee on privileges and elections to day discussed Morton's proposition for a constitutional amendment to provide that the President and Vice-President shall be e'ected by a direct vote of the psople. It was finally agreed that a nb'.y, several membcrsT)f tha 6ommIttse ressrving the right to oppose it in the - raii iJrojrcrTNVESTiaATloir. WASHINGTON. March 10. At an In vestigation of the affairs of the District oi uoinrama and board of audit, onn Witness testified that he put down about eight thousand yard3 of paving, amount- iug io uixiecn nuuarea aciiarf, ana ho had never: received anything but a glass of ale aud a claar. Finlev & Etewait were me contraciore. TRIAL OF HALLOCK, THE TREAEURY IiARCENIST. Washington, March 10. The trial of is. is. Hsllock, one of the persons In dieted for the larceny of forty-seven thousand. and ninety-saven dollars .from me treasury in Juno iafct, has bsgun The trial of W. H. Ottman, accusea of the same offense, will tein on the fif teenth instant. PROPOSITION -to REORGANISE THE IN- liRNAI. REVENUE SERVICE. Washington. March, 10. Tho Wine ,..na epirtt Traders' association of the United States were before the ways and means committee of tbe houae to-day aavocaung a plan rortne reorganization of tho Internal revenue eervlce The proposition is to reduce the existing tax of seventy-nine cents per gallon to fifty cents; to require payment of tax at dis tdleries; to reduce the number of offici ate, and make their positions perma nent, wttn an anuual advance of pay lor meritorious services, and to require a frequent change of stations; the abo lition of the special clauses of tbe law in regard to rectifieis, and also proppsed that the producers of grapo brandy and cider brandy shall have the right to sell either by wholesale or retail. (State ments as to the usefulness of changing the system in wholesale liquor estab lishments were made, and it was agreed that the stamp-tax system facilitated the commission of frauds. GENERAL B9YNI0N "WANTED BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON WAR EXPENDI TURES. Washington, March 10. Charles Nordhoff, chief of the Herald bureau, appeared before tha committee on ex psHditures in the war department to-day in obedience to a summons. The chnir man called his a'.tentlon to two tele grams appearing on tbe eeventh aud eighth, in which was a statement con cerning tho emission to investigate the so-called Kertucky Central railroad claims, in connection with Belknap, while Mr. aud Mrs. Marsh were here, and statements atlet ting the chairman personally. Mr. Nordboff called atten tion to tbe wording of his dinpatch: "II is asserted," eto ; aula he had no know! -edge of himself, and that he had made the statements on the authority of Gen eral H. V. Boynton, of the Cinciunatl Gazette; that he went to tho gentleman WeJnesday morning and asked him whether tbe fects as elated were sua cep'iole of proof. Tho general said un doubtedly) and that bo would go to the member of the committee and give him tho namo of the witness. Mr. Djinfotd, of tbo committee, said that lato Thursday afternoon General Boynton told him he would give the name of tbo witnea?. This fa:t Mr. Dinfjrd communicated to Mr.-Clymer, who said he preferred examining Mr. Norubifl A tubjcena was issued for General Boyntou, and tho committee took a re- CP"8. Sergeant-nt-Arms Thompson appear ed Before the committee this afternoon arid repotted that h was unable to serve the subfoona on Ganeral Boynton, be having left tbe city this morning for Cincinnati. Mr. DanfordEald General Boynton in formed him late yesterday afternoon that he wan prepirwi to give the name of the witness at that time, a be ex pected to leave Washington to-day for Cincinnati on busines, acd subsequent ly h? received a tolegrftm requiring his ' presence there. Ha Danford did not u&k General Boynton the name of the witnes?vnor did he recollect that Gen eral Boynton previously gave thenamr. Mr. Clymer thought that General Boynton was derelicMu not communi cating the name to the committee be fore he left. The committee directed a telegram to '- sent to General Boynton, requiring j trm'dlato re ti t t. Xiir-.ij, at P.i.ladelph a. sum-a-: ned s a witness, was excusul until i,cxt week.and the committee adjourned till Monday. CGKGRESS. Dedication of the i'rceiliucn's Monument I to LincoIn-Tlic Bill Providing - for the Admission of New ' ; Mexico. Resolution by Cox Inquiring Into tho ' Disposition of Coin In the Trea suryPersonal Explanation by Bass a Failure. ke.vatj:. Washington, March 10. The chair laid belore tbe senate a communication from the commissioner of agriculture in answer to a resolution recently submit ted by Senator Jones, of Florida, in re gard to the growth of Sea Island cotton. Ordered printed and referred. Senator Sherman presented the reso lution of tho Cincinnati chamber of commerce opposing any change in tho present law requiring a draw in any bridge to be erected over the Ohio river. Referred. Mr. Frelinghuysen presented the pe tition of Langston Brooks and others, colored men of the District of" Colum bia, aekine that tho fourteenth lv of April nex the anniversary of emanci pation in toe JJ'striot, bo declared a holi day to ert,ie all persons employed in the departments to attend the unveiling nf TJrmntn'a ofntiio in T.In ti n vtr Jteferred. Mr. Wright called up a bill fixing the times and places for holding certain terms of tho district ccutt of-the United States. Senator Edmunds moved that when the senate adjourn to-day it bo to meet Monday next. Agreed to. The senate thr. mml il oUUr . otli-- or unfinished business, bsinz n bill to enab'e the people of New. Mexico to lorm a eonsutucon ana state govern menr, nnaror ino aamission or said ,'er ritory into the Union on ah eijual foot ing with the original States; the amend nienls proposed by tbe committee on lemtories, providing that tho laws of the United States shall bsannlioable to the new Slate when admitted, that it shall be a Judicial district, and,fixing me saiary oi tne aistncc jucge, marshal attorney, etc., vrbra agreed to. The. bill was discussed by Sonatois iwornii l vt j, Morrill LM.e.J, Hitchcock, iuaxey, oaigeni, Wallace, Uockreli Bogy and others. Senator Cockrellsubmitted an amend ment providing that the covehior's . proanmation oraenng an election for lepresouiaiives io conamuiionai con, vetitions snail be published in four news papers in tho Territory at least sixtv days prior to the date of election. Agreed i". j.no Din was men reau a tntru time anu psoaeu. The bill provides that the constitution to De named, renub'icau In form. etc. chall be submitted to the people of tho ACii.iujy ior inetr rauncaiion or rejsc tioo, at an flection to be held in Novem ber; and if such constitution is ratified the acting governor shall certify the same to the President of the United States who 3hall thereupon Isshe hi3 proclamation declaring the State admit ted without any further action whatever on the part o? congress. The yeas and nays were aemanueo, ana resulted: yeas, 6b; nays, 15. Those VotlU2 ill the net'fltivn wpw Allison, Bayard, Eaton, Edmunds, Fre- nuguuysen, ixey, ju-ureery, iH'Uonaid, aturnii i v iurwouu, ianuoipn. uaer' rimon, b:epheneon, Saulsbuiy and, The amendments of the house to the bill changing the time for holding terms of the district court of the Unitea States for the district of JVest Virginia, were agreea i, auu tno mil passea, out sub sequently senator Jiamunus made motion to reconsider tho vote by which it w&b passea, which was agreed to, and mo Din was men rererreu to the com mittee on the judiciaiy. Tbe chair tnen announced that the consideration, of unobjected bills on tbe caienaar wouia us resumed at the point where it was left off yesterday. The hKt bill was that of Senator Wright, re duoing the salary of the President of the United States to that of tWGnty-flve thousand dollais per annum, but befera It was considered tho senate went into executive session and soou t-djourned to Tuursacy. 1IOUSK. Mr. Cox N. Y, at the rjquest of his colleague iHownt, oilered a resolution reciting from the reports or the seera tary of. the treasury, that beiweon the thirty-first of January and the twenty-fourth of February there was an increase or coin and bullion in the treasury to the amount of overeightesn million dollars; and that between tbe twenty-fourth of February ana tne tweniy-nintn oi u eornary there was a reduction oi over twenty million uoiiars; mat mean great nuctuations, withinjso short a time, require explana tion, and instructing the committee on ways and mean3 to examine the books of the trtasury department, if necessa ry, and the ofheers thereof, to ascertain the causes of such fluctuations, and also to ascertain whether legal-tender notes received lor the redemption of national bank notes arc kept as a special fund, or whether they are held in common with other money. Referred to the commit tee on ways and means. The house then went into committee of the whole, Mr. Cox N. Y In the chair, on the legislative bnd juaicial ap propriation bill, and was addressed by Jiir. Jfminps I lis. I on the general sub ject of finance. Messrs. Haskins and WUKs also addressed the house on the currency question. The latter said the only relation the governmeut should sustain to banking should be to secure these three ends first, uniformity; sec ond, convertibility into coin; and third, absolute security to biilholderp. Any other plan involved delay, and possibly an increased fever for greenbacks, in disieghrd cf all consideration cf morali ty and sound policy. 'ihe committee rose withont action, and Mr. Bass, a member of the commit tee on expenditures m the war depart ment, proceeded to make a personal ex planation in reference to Insinuations conveyed in two speeches of his col league on the committee Mr. Black burn. As u iual, a debate grew out cf it, in thb course of which MessM. Clymer and Blackburn proved from the Record that Jiu.r. Bass's statements were er roneous. Adj ourned. PRETTY TOUGH. Tfio Flesh thnt Fell in Bnlli Coiinly, Hentttcliy 1 lie Story Verified. Louisville, March 10 Captain J. M. Been, a retired lawyer of Mt. Ster- ling,Kentueky, a gentleman well known for reliability, arrived m i.oulsviHe to night with specimens of theflah which fell last Friday in Bath county. The flesh covered two acres of ground, re sembled mutton, and left traces of blood on tbe trees and fences which were touched by the falling flakes. Chickens and hogs devoured it with evident rel iih. Tuo heavens were clear, the sun shone, and only floating clouds were via ble at the time (two o'clock, March 3d). Quantities of the fleuh have teen prtservei. That brought tu Louisville was given to ProfcssorLawrence Smith, a well known scientist, who says no doubt it is animal flesh. He purposes making an examination to-moirow. Hundrpds of persons are willing to attest with affidavits tbe truthfulness of the eitire matter. Havana, March 9: Tcenwe from the Ihy of Mexico w that m Yucatan the troops put to death seven revolutionist prisoners, and tbe revolutionists retail ated by shooting some federal officeis. GENERAL ttOEJKClX. ncimrlmrnlal Account nml Rcqalsl. (Ion Another l'cremplory Blanda mui In Favor of T. E. Brohn. ' Ttic Union Depot and Aecesn to ho Cen ter Landing by All.tlie Rallrondn by' Petition oi tlic Ballronds. The Sidewalk Unentlon Tho Wntcr Worlts-TIie S'cw Dlgest-Tlic Cns-toinhOHse-JTndjpiicnt Tax fo be lald in Ulnd, Etc. iJOAltn OF Al.tKR3IE.V. An adjourned Eessiou.Qf the board was held at half-pt eovrn o'clock last even ing, President 2snt in the chair, and a quorum present. The repoit of tbe. committee on ac counts end requisitions for tho several departments were passed on their sec ond reading. W. A. Bickfoid's account was allowed on its third and final reading. A petition from Mrs. Mi A. Cox for pay, amounting to four hundred dollars for use for cart during thereat 1875, W2S reerred to tbe finance committee. . A petition from the Union and Plant ers bans ior renei irom judgments ob tained against it as the depository of the city was referred to thelinancs commit tee. Dr. W. W. Morgan's pstition for relief from tbe payment of license was referred to tbe finance committee. A writ of peremptory mandamus in favor of T. E. Brown & Co. wae served by the deputy United States marshal. Several petitions for remission cf fines imposed by Recorder Duff were referred to tho nuance committee. A petition from the several railroad compauies centering in Memphis for permission to lay a tracs from tne Mis sljslppi and Tennessee depat to Center landing and to erect a Union depot at the landinir; was referred to the commit tee on railroads and railroad connec tions. An ordinance subjecting the Mem phis water company to the provisions o section 57, Article 1 of the city ord: hanosa, was refeired to the ordinance committee. An ordinanco reculatincr the con struction of sidewalks passed its first reading, ana was referred to the ordi nance. Committee. ..D. K. M'RaOwao allowed two hun dred and fifty dollars in full for profee sionai services. The mayor and a special committee were empowered to contract for the printing of a new digest of the city ordi nancsSi Thamaycr was empowered to execute a dbed for the customhouse site. An ordinance passed its first reading allowing the sundry judgment tax to be paia in judRmenls. Business from the common council was presBnted, and the action of that ooay concuired m. The resolution giving the mayor and real estate committee authority to sell certain city property was roconsidered. and the same committee empowered to auvertise ror mas, payment to be re ceived in city indebtedhess, and report back to tho general council. Aj urned to next Tuesday evening at oan-pusi seven o-ciccn. COMMOST COUNCIL. Tbe board met pursuant to adjourn ment, President Williamson in the chair and a quorum present. The report of the committee on ac counts was taken up on its second read lug; objection was made by one of the members rrom tbe second ward to the form in whloh it was nreapntod.-bul an explanation frcm tho chairman of the committee on accounts removed the gentleman's abjections, but action was deferred for tho prpsent. A ueputy-Bhcrm claimed the alten tion of the board to a writ of mandamus In tho ca-e of T. A. Brown vs. the city Service of the writ was duly acknowl edged, and the board proceeded with the regular business of the evening. The petition or uir. nm, recommend cd by the fire committee, was cranted. The account of Thoma3 Holman, for one hundred dollars, one month's salary as rcreman or the street rorce, passed second reading. The petition or the nre cniet to be ai lowed to exchange one of the firo-lrm bells was granted. Bandoiph, Hammond & Jordan's ac count for servlcis as attorneys rendered the city passed second readme. The requisition or the lire department passed second readme The report of the city attorney that Mr. Connor's petition in regard to a hou o destroyed in Hapry Ho low bo granted, was adopted. 'ihe ordinance amendatory oi tno er dinance coveming the inspector's duties passed second and final readme;. uouncuman JJonovan renewed nis ob jections to tho form of the city engineer's report, urgine; that this report should give a detailed statement snowing tne number of men, number of days they worked, and the amounts per day paid the laborers and employes, but a motion to pass the report as made on second reading prevailed. The account or w. A. isicKiord passed third reading, allowing fifly dollars for therent of a cellar. The report of the committee on real estate, in reference to certain city prop erty near Auction street, was adjpltd me report ot the same committee on certain city property not In use was adopted. Councilman Blaise presented a peti tion, signed by several merchants, pro testing airainst the location or the new No. 2 englaehouse at the lower end of Main street. Referred to tbe fire com mittee, and that no action toward the erection of the enginehouse be made un til the committee has reported. Tne petition from citizens ot Vance and Cynthia streets to be allowed to build aud control a sewer, etc., was re ferred to the improvement committee with power to act. W. B. Ulysson's reminder for a little balance due him from the city was duly considered, and ihe proyer in leference to ic was granted. councilman uiyseon submitted an ordinance in reference to certain taxes in the ninth and tenth wards. Referred to tbe mayor aud city attcrney for the law and facts in tbo matter. A pstition from citizsnsof the ninth and tenth wards protesting agiinst ap pealing certain cases of T. E. Brown vs. the city, was receiveJ and riled. On motion, the above protest was ordered to be spread upon tbe minutes. - Councilman Hill submitted a resolu tion that the c'ly attorney be authorized not to make hia a d Deal to the suuremo court of the United States in the case of tho protested taxes in the ninth and tenth wards pending the reference of the matter to tho mayor and city attorney. The ordinance to encourage the o jer- atlon oi cotton and woolen-mills within the city limits passed first reading and was referred totbeoidinance committee. Certain property-holders on Linden street are to repair their sidewalks with brick within tbitty uays. Councilman Donovan's resolution in regard to tho negligence and derelic tion or amies or certain cuy oniciais, was adopted. A series ot resolutions irom ine same member in reference to the asking of ; government aid for the improvement of i the wnarr, were auopieu. i Councilman Donovan's ordinance I governing city official, passed first read-ln- .. . . .... Councilman iioyie'a resolution in structing the mayor to pay, at his ear liest convenience, tne nrteen extra po licemen employed on Mardi Gras day, passed. The ordinance passed first reading in the other board empowering the mayor to deed the customhouse site to ihe gov- rnmect, was amended bv rasu g on fiist reading and reference to tho city attorney, etc. City Tax-collector Hchapera request. that a committee be appointed to ex- amine hia books f jr. tbe pat two years was received, and referred to the finance corjamitteasor action. A numberiof paperj came in from the othorbaardt the option ou which was concurred in by this boaid. Artjonrned to Tuesday evening at tho, ususi nour. iESTtlCXiyE TORNADO. m Warch .from. Unlncy, Illinois, to the Xorltkom'l'urllon r Ioirn, JlurJkcO. ly Casualties., XhdTotrn of 'Unzcltrreen, Illinois, AI- uiubx uuincn-jresu-nctfon or Liro ainU rrojierty. K- i : Chicago, March 10. Specials ?repcrt that a ihost'tef rifliS wind, rain aud thun derstorm visited .tho.northwestate this aftjrnoon and evening. It appears to bare extended from Quinoy, Illinois, to the northern poillon of Iowa, and to have been especially severe new the Mississippi .river. At some places it amounted to a torna do, ,and considerabls damage waaj&flicted.. The town of Hazelgreen, in ihw soothe ait corner or Grant county near the Illinois State line, which has about. 'due thousand Inhabitants, mostly lead miners, was struck by a tornado about four o'clock. Messengers were dispatched fo Galena and Dubuque for doctors for tho injured. These messen gers told a story of most extraordinary destruction of property and life. One of them affirmed that forty-oce people had been killed outright or injured, and that tho tower was almost totally destroyed. Particulars will be sentj if obtainable, at a latr hour. There is no telegraphic communication with Hazlegreeli. A Tribune special from Galena, eaysi "It is impossible to get accurate news from Hszlegreen to-night. The latest accounts give tho list of killed and wounded as follows: Joshua Richards, Mrs. John Locney, Mre. Thoriirfs Rich ards; the wifs. mother and daughter of Thomas Edwards; a son of Joseph Jack son, Edward Thompson and his father; nine persons in all. There was a rumor that eighteen were hilled) but It cannt $ bo authenlicfitsd. A groat many y.io badly injured, some probably fata'!,' Broken Ick5 sr-d HPS ud other catu . ties are reported in numberless c The village was built of wood, and lh tornado swept a clean track from the flouthweetto the notthenst, through the town, destroying twenty-slS buildings in all." The resolutions adcp'ed by the cur rency reiorm convention neid nt men den, Connecticut, Thursday, demand the unconditional repeal of the redemption law, the practical sbolition of tho na tional bank system, the receipt of green backs for customs, and tho issue of bonds interconvertible with greenbacks, and bearing a rate ofinteiest sufficiently high to Keep them, aud, consequently, greenoscKs, at par with gold. They strongly oppo?e Senator Kernan's thirty- year bond bill, which was passed by tne senate on the tweniy-htm or Feb ruary. IED. COMS'Jf OCK At BlacJiflsli Late, Arkansas, on tho morning ot Ibe Stb instant, wit. H Comstock, In the nfty-fourth year of his age. The filends of tho family are invited to at tend his butlal, at Elmwood pemetery, this (3ATURDAT) rooming at ten o'clock. Notice of Dissolution. THE uaderslgned. surviving partners of the flrmot W. t. Bauds CO., having pur chased the lutorest of tbe citato of N. IS. Bruce in said firm, tno same is hereby dissolved, to ua irom jannaryj, nnt. wenavina wwumeu all liabilities or tile late Arm.- Tbe business will ContinQs under the flrm.namfl And Rtvle mnio j use I'll ukuue. KNIGHTS OF INNISFAIL BALL, KAltCH 17, 1876. BEAhED BIDS FOR BAR AND OTHER privileges will bo received until Monday, tbe 13th Inst., by JAB. J. SULLIVAN. mus 317 Becond street. Olark&ville Plow. WE are now agents for this celebrated Plow, which we believe is the best in use. and Keep a mil mock, always on uanu. ena or ders. PORTER, TAYLOR & CO., fbl2 No. 35 Union street. A NSW OTSKSBOQK. DICTIONAKX of MUSIC JL INFORMATION l'ricc, $1 25. By JsliQ CT. Koerr. Information About 120001 prominent Mu sicians. Muslcal.Instruments.Musical Events, Musical lerms. Musical 'lheory. Music Book", and every thing else that one wishes to know about muilc. aU concisely and clearly stated. Valuable book of reference. The pos sessor of this and perhaps of Bitter's History otinsic, i voiseacn 51 oujisperiecuy posiea anu lnqmxy-prooi in muvicai suDiects. EASTER CAROLS (New)-Howard-20 cents. Bavtlnl'd Art of Slnglus has lor years been a standard book in vocal Culture. Used everywhere 'Prlca, Complete, 81; Abridged, 53. MOOKE'3 ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MUSIC $fl, FrIclBfca AuUiem Book (SI 60) is a famous good book of easy Anthems ler unoirs, ana a'ourjce'a Chorus Choir (12) la an equally good book ot difficult Antnems for the same purpose. What a gem Is LIVING WATERS, for Praise What a prize Is SHININU RIVER, for Sun- ivieeiines au cenif. oay fccaoois uj cenys. OUTER DIT60N & CO., BOSTON. C. If. DITSON & CO., 7U Broadway, New York, J. ,E. 11ITSON & CO., (Successors to Leo & Walker) Philadelphia. 001 fin n o?- IKS AIi ESTATE. No. HIS, R. D. First Chancery Court of Shelby county. xs. r. Annewoii, vommissioner oi Revenue, vs. Zach Biggs, Jr , and others. Pursuant to a decree for sale entered in the abo.ve entitled cause, on tho 2d day of Jnly, 1675 and recoraeu in minute Dooi li, page .&, I will sell, at public miction, to the bigbest bidder, fn" cash, at the courthouse door In Shelby county, on Faturduy, April 8, 1876, within legal hours, the following real esta'e, Ivlnz in Shelby county. Tenneasee. and In the city of Memphis, and de-crlbed as folio wt, to wn: Lot id on noun Eiaeor jenerson sireer, being part of the "Arsenal Grounds," fronting 75 feet on Jefferson street and running back between parallel lines 113 feet to an alley. Timsm nay oi .uarcn, B. P. ANDERSON, Commissioner oi Revenue, etc John Johnston, Attorney. mhllsa Wonder of the ige; ANEW and simple Invention, tbat effectu ally prevents sccidents with coal-oll or other lamps. Agents vr-nted. Apply at No. tieaie street- t. m. uvna. ncpnu F.OtfISTS. MAGNOLIA GRANDIFLORA sag WCAtSO HAVCA UBLETOTC Bosr riNE.$TocxaruBSCR THtH rCBSSIPPIMCOXlERS rsre ny maim? 1.50 rLB DOZ. ' miRSEBVMENfcsrrnsMrN,1 c MEMPHIS. TEfW. '.eOSBSLSjeiFIOBIST, At No. 413 Second Street, H prepared to take orders for alt kinds of vork in bis lino. IncludlDE tho care of lota at the various cemeteries. Prompt attention C"-n,and all work d"ne at the lowest living i :.. (.rucrsjorcuLnowersior banquets ana deuratlns purposes nlled In any nan tlty and on shonest notice. Special Invitation hi exieneci me puoiic to visit nis greennou;ws, no w, in toll bloom. fh8 ti NOTICES. ELECTION KOIIUE. rpHE Ktockholdersofthe Mississippi ItlTor e- ".rhhiu ujiapanj-an) nereuy noiinea Inal au election fnr a Itnonl nf nirrolnr. n S8IVO tor one nar.fif until th are elected, wlh b? held on WeUnein, ietb eir sacceRMirs arch" next, bat we mi thn hflnrsnf 1(1 oVIru-lr auu o cidcz p.m., at wo conrtaouse in tbe town or Hernando, MlfslKslppl, fl.37 GEO. W. L. CROoKVAct.Sea'r. ifemamliO papers please copy. MEttPHrS) t March '6 lBli. ' THE ofllcaof tie Bear or 'Health has been located at;tS8.MeGoudMretcor. Court. Citizens are requested to report nuisances at this offlce. and nnred that thev will rannivn attention at the earliest possible moment. Ses.ed proposals will bo received at tho office until March Itu.ojienioyalof Garbage Irom iho city.' Bpeeiaeatlons'to-beeeen'at tbeomce of tbe Hoard. Board reserves tne right to reject sit bids. Citizens are hereby notified that In compli ance with section 80 of tbe Health Ordinance. they must discontinue the practice ot sweep ins trash, wAste paper, rnbblsb, ashes, etc., Into tbe gutters and sireeti. Thev must pro vide suitable receptacles lor such refuse, keep them In tbe alleys or In tbe rear of tbelr busi ness bouses, and remove the same at regular Intervals. Violators of thii order will be brought be fore tbe Ilecorder. By order of the Board of Health. HEBEK W. JONES. M. D., mb.7 Secretary. MEJtrnis, Tktjt., March 6, 1876. UNDER Instructions frqtri tbe Board of Di rectors of tbo Home Inuranco and Trust Company of Memphis, I will proceed to sell, on HATURD AY, March 18, 1S76, to tbe highest bidder, for cash. Certificate No. 119 for twenty shares of tbe capital stock ot said Company, and apply tbe proceeds of such sale tbe pay ment 4f T. li. D:l;ari'i note, to whom said Certificate was Usnecl. Hale to take place at 11 o'cloclt ajn., at tbe southwest corner oi Madison ana Main street, Memphis, fenn. mlc7. K.-e" bOI.HNG. Secretary. . GROCSHS. ETC. SB 1870. rATJltNy. Cbart'd 1848 Marine and Eire Insurance Co, 4S8-ta - - - - S30,lt'J 89. REINSURED BY TEX iS BANKING fc lSsWIUSCE CO, At sets. fTA&S 16, Aril flalivstou Injiinmcs ronipaay, Assets, 1123,661 70. all p uaijVBSii'orr. INyE3TED AS FOLLOWS: Stocks and Bonds of tho U. 8 , city of Galveston. Bark", and other coma- . iatlon. .. SZ6l5l 00 Real Estate . ... S61SS70 Loans on First Mortgacen 11573 67 Loans ou stockd and Bonus oi u. s. and cltr of Galveston a.. 15i.H7 58 Cash In banks ..... 91 460 10 Premiums In can.se of collection 10.373 51 Accrued Int., J715 42. Salvage,S3,l5296 3868 38 Office Furniture and Personal Proo- erty ... 3.5S9 91 Total 8710,152 81 LIABILITIES. Reinsurance Fire at 50) percent . V 833,213 62 Marine at 100 per cent J AU Unpaid Losses 12,874 54-851,118 16 hTUBU & BIRSCU, Agents, mhlO flcraphlf, Tcnn. 1867. SAIST JOSEPH 1876. Fire and Marine Insurance Co., OF THE CITY OF ST. JOSEPH, MO. Incorporated 1867. Flnnncial exhibit, lire. 31, IS75. Capital, 6400,000 OO - ASSETS. Cash In Bank (New York and St. Jo seph) and In Company's omce...j; 32,176 79 Cash In course of transmission (prin cipally November and December premiums) net . 30.616 47 Missouri 6's, St. Joseph and other Bonds (present market va!uo)..... 143.320 50 Accrued Interest on Bonds to Decern- ber31,lS75 8,44171 Bank and other Stocks (c-rcsent val. 2.S23 to Real Estate (present value)....... 4 515 29 Loans on Bond and Mortgage (first liens on lm proven real estate) IU per cent. Interest, payable quarterly in advance (value of mortgaged pre mises S3S9.U0' 148,515 C3 Amount loaned on Stocks, Bonds, etc , as co laierai &ecurity -i.vss uo Uncollected premiums at home offlce 1,313 73 Stock Notes seenred by real estate, aptsrovea collaterals, or tnree res ponsible indorters . .. 200,000 00 Total available assets 8601,313 70 LlAUILtllES. Capital Stock S400.C00 00 Lojesadlnsledand unad justed 17,003 84 Reinsurance Keterve (N. Y. Standard) 86,526 52 Unpaid Dividends and all other liabilities, 301 80 1506,839 16 Net cash surplus over all liabilities and capita!. 8 91,504 1 Comparative Statement of-Surplus Funds of this Company since organization : Decern ber 31, 1868. 8 8 865 IS December 31, 1869 December 31. 1870... 12,lt6 13 19.907 85 . 10,471 14 3012 17 37,980 90 58,774 99 .834.501 041 December 31. 1871 December 31, 1S72. December 31, 1873 llecember kl. 1871... Bccrmber SI, 1875. STORM, 11IBSCII & CO., Agents, mhlO 41 Sadlsoa IStrrcf. OF MEHPHIS, TBNN. OFFICE-16 MMISON ST. m CAPITAL, : $300,000 00 GASH ASSETS : : 444,046 87 bFFICmg. WM. M. FARRINGTCN, President. H. T. L EMM QN, Vlee-Presldenti J. A. SIMMONS, Secret aryH lIBS(729Sa. WXt M. FARBrSQTOir. II. T. LXVKOW C B. CHDBCH, t. b. RoBinuon. ESOOH ESBUtr. Jko. OVIBTOJf , 3 X. W. E. QsiBIUir FOR SALE. WOOD! BOAID OF HEALTH O Sr o s iwm H lAnn t-'ORDi BEST STOVE-WOOD AT lUUU 83 50 In yard. and (4 60 delivered. D. 4 8. H. GIBSON, IbU No. 6 Court street. LOTTERY. HIKE YOUR FOBTTO GBdND SjLDSH D2AW1NS STATE LOTTERY, (INCORPORATED 1663) TAKES PLACE. APBIL 29, 187til, At If ew OrlcaBg. POSITIYfiLTHO POSTFOHEMENT POSITIVELY NO SCALING. CAPITAL PRIZE $100,000, 3580 Prizes, amounting to $502,500. ALL PAID IH GOIrB! One Prko to E-rerj Six Tickets. Only SO, Tickets At ? 50 Eacli, U. S. Currency. Tenth and Twentieth Coupons In proportion. MSTOF PRIZES : ONE CAPITAL PRIZE .,5100.000 50,000 SO,Ui0 -. 10,000 1 Prize.. 1 Prize 1 Prize.. Prizes at S5.C0O. 10000 4 Prizes at 200 20 Prizes at J.U 10,000 .WfiOO . i'UXX) 60 Prizes at 500 1210 Prizes at 100. J20,000 20CO Prizes at 60 100,000 APPKOXI2IATIOH PRIZES: 100 Approximation Prizes at ffgm , ynvm 109 Approximation Prizes at 100, 10,000 101 Approximation Prizes at 75 7,500 3583 Pilzes in all, amoantlng to (gold).K0200 Tickets for sale bv all remlarlv nnolntl agents, and by the Lonltlitnn Stat l.nUrrj Co., mhlO dAw P. O. Box 692, New Orleans. WILL BE THE CAPITAL PRIZE IJJ TJIC GRAlSf EXTRAORDINARY SB A WIN I -OF THE ' "t" HAVMA BOTH LOTTERY -TO TAKB PLACE OS APEIL 24, 187C. Onlj 15,000 Ticiots and 781 Prizes, AMOUNTING TO gss . 25; OOO I For plans and information, address BORNIO & BROTHER, DIRECT IMPORTERS OF Havana CI Ears, and dealers In Sraotlng and t'hewlnic Tobnceo, and nil kinds el Domestic ligara, Ko 77 Sravler etreot, New Orleani. Send your orders to respectable firms, and be ware of connterleit tickets. BAKES. A. WOCBOri, Preslrtrat. A, . GWTSSE, Vlce-PfeM?nt. J. A. HATES.Jr., Cashier. STATE HATTQKAL BANE OV MESII'IJI.V, TESTS. CAPITAL : : 2 : $300,000 uiRscrroBSi AMOS WOODRUFF. A. D. G WYNNE Of Btewart, Gwynne A Co. A. J. WHITE Of White, Langstail & Co. H. a. LKMMONOf Joyner. Lemmon & Gale J. B, MILtCS.. Of J. R. Miles & Co. J. P. HOFFMA N Of Mitcbell, Hodman 4 Co. J. M. UUUDtSAlt.... ui uoouDar E uiunanu. N. MALATESTA Of L. Podesta & Co. W.M.SNEED. Jk. Of Myers &Sneed. J. J. EC8BY Of J. J. Busby t Co. x. j. wihaduui mnenagjB, Latnam s iM wards. CP. HDNT. Of Mosby.Hunt&Co, W. W. GUY. Of Guy, McClellan & C, Accounts of M Collect chants and others solicited. promptly attended to. HOTEL. MEMPHIS, TEM. THE PEABODY having changed proprie tors, the following rates lor board and rooms will be charged from this date: Board and roora..83 00 to 841 per day Day-Board.... $35 per month Day-Beard (3 meals) 30 per month Day-Board (trausitni).81 00 per day Having made our terms moderate we hope to receive a liberal share of patronage, and respectfully ask the encouragement of the merchants of Memphis and the general public. . n i mrrAtiriv txaham.m SAIL MAKERS. 95 Camp St, near Poiwws. New Orleans, la. FOR SALS. Yal liable Books for Sale. THE undersigned is Etlll offering for sale his Library or Miscellaneous Books, and at extremely low prices. Persons wishing lo purchase the whole, or any par', are rt quest d to call and examtne tbe collection, which em braces many of tbe finest books In print. BUTTER table Butter oLivsE, mm k co. SIIVERWAEE, "ETC. e invn je. vriv7 OHer a carerallxsolecte1 -tecs of 3 , JLVSLRT ALL OF XII YBET-UTBST DESIGNS 1 AT TRICES TO SUIT THE TIM t. 3 I)a cot cinko purchases In this line COTTON" GIHN5NG. 68 Union Street. After this date wo will gin all cotton con signed to us or coming to our gin ior ine Dollar a Rale ncd tbe Jieetl, furnish bagglCK and tics, and make no charge for drayage. Ihls one dollar a bale includes all drayages. Insurance, etc. Our ginning es tabl'shmentls the most complete In the city, being a brick bulldiue, covered with slate, and pom rally looted. We will turnUh bags, free X)t charge, for shipping cotton in s-jed. Send in: your orders at once. mh5 PAINE & PATRICK. FUS3riTTJRE. f NOW HAVE THE LARGEST AND . best selected stock of COKflO-V AJIO T?3 TTTTI ever offered in the Sonth, which I will, for the next ninety days, Mill at tuuiifectaierb Price. W S, THIXTON, 256 SECOND STREET, fbll Trvlxtg Bloolc. THIS PAPER IS ON" JTLK WITH A. TVhere Advertising' Contracts can be made. f272:5-:S-.3?i. PARTIES desiring to contract for tho deliv ery or Blackwalnnt, Whiteoak. cypress. Poplar, Cottonwood or otber timbers, will please call upon the undersigned, at 51 Front street, office of Burros S: dearcy. C W. GRAVES, fb27 Agent Ocean Mills! New Orleans. liofot. lewis Co.j MEMPHIS BQIL1E WORKS Ne wand Second-band Boilers always on hand. Steamboat and Plantation Work prompt ly attended to. FOOTgAOAMS ST., ME3PHI, TEXJf. Memphis and Kansas City K.E. Co. BY order of the Executive Committee, bids will be received until February 20. lK6,for tbe Clearing, Gracing and Kurnlsbing Cross ties on tbe following divisions of tbe Mem- Buls and Kansas City Railroad; payments In onnty and Town Bonds, as sped (led on each division. First. Between Hatesvllle, Independence oounty, Arkansas, ar.d Jacksonport, Jackson county,' Arkansas Payment in Independ ence and Jackson County Bonds. Second. Between Jacksonport and Augusta, Woodruff c-unty, Arkan5as. Paymedt In Jackson and Woodruff county Bonds and Bonds of the Town of Augusta. Third. Betwi en Augusta and Wlttabnrg, Cross county, Aikansas i-ayment In Wood ruff and Cross County Bonds. The Board reserves tbe right to reject any or all of said bids. Bids to ba addresscdt JOHN uvjJRTOJi, President 14. anil K. C. K. It.. Memphis, Tenn. Memphis. Tenn January 1H, is7ti. JalX) FfiSSB 6E0DND GBASW FLOUR C0BXHEAL AS I) SECONDS, Also, CHOICE FA3IILY FLOUB Constantly on hand at Bonjos' TVT-tngt. . fb29 Corner Second and Jackson Sts. A FORTUNE FOR SS. Wyoming Monthly LOTTERY. Tfcfciu $1 ne. Six tat i- Out Chiiu b nttj I. Tifth Eziraonilnsrj Vnvrizg, 1 Csah Prize of 8100,000 1 Cash Prize or 60,000 1 Cash Prize of 25,000 I Cash Prize of 30,000 61,025 Oash Prizes amountiBs to $360,009 Tfc. rt Xxan.r41.U7 bnwtor wma yMd.l r-w Vy C.J- E.k, rr.,'1 .f BH r Tk4. T-. m.al j 3,rrm . T-MVjTVk.t H.ld.r IMkltrIia nirfa.iiui. Bum rry 30 bays. 4. M. PATTEE, Laroml. OtT; WW fllun mm CC-v Doors, JS3JJLC3LS. At Originn.1 Cost, to Close Gat, at PiiaTAHD ?AIL PIPES ST0B S-LvERWA i AT COST 390 IfiAIN STJKJELET.