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First or Fourth pace adverUsemeata, station' ary. doable rates. All Adrertlslng Bills for amount less than rive uouars must oe paid lor before laser una, xnia ruiewin oe unctiy adhered to. pws To ContrJbatora and Correspondents We solicit loiters and mmmnnlR&tlnm nnnn subjects ol general interest, bnt en oh most always bo accompanied by a responsible name. We will not return rejected communications. All letters, communications, or anything else UALLAWA.Y fc KEATING, M.aoUATAr,l 2S2 Becocd street. J. M. Keating. Memphis, Tenn IEMPIIIS APPEAL SATUKUAV, MAKCII 11, 187C. Columbcs Delano, ex-eecretary of the interior, may be expected to leave the country at any time. Both the com mittee on Indian affairs and the com mitteo on expenditures In the Inferior department have already reTealed facte that show conclusively that Ex-Secre tary Delano during his term, of office performed acts that would justify his re moval, lfnot his Impeachment and In dictment for malfeasance in office. The air In the neighborhood of Wath' mgton Is filled with rumors of official do alcatloD. Ihe moat .recent case Is furnished by the special correspondent cf the New York World, who, calling attention to the absence in Europe of A. B. Mullett, ex-supervising architect of the treasury, says that a gentleman,who is intimately acquainted with Mullett, states that he has taken up his residence permanently abroad, and Is so situated that, upon advices by telegraph, he will place himself beyond the reach of the Jaw in a country with which we have no extradition treaty. His change of residence from America to Europe was due to the fact of the Inevitable investi gations that he knew would follow the assembling of the Democratic house. The tub-committee of the hou3e com mittee on public buildings and grounds, which Is looking into the work of Mul lett, will be obliged to visit Cincinnati and Chicago before completing their la bore. Ono big eteal has already come to light, and others are expected to follow. An intelligent correspondent of the Jackson Clarion, writing from Wash- ( ington recently, thinks there is no room to doubt the act that Hendricks Is, the foremost man for the Democratic nomi nation to the PieeMency juet at -thla time. TJlden is weaker than he was. Ha would make a first-rate Tresident Ho belongs to the old style of states men, but ho has not developed any growing strength. Thurman has made a flue impression, but he has not in spired the activity among his followers which is manifested by Hendrick'a friends and supporters. Bayard, the noblest Roman of them all, Is strong, socially and personally. But "the small uees of his State and his proximity to JNew lorfc, seems, In eome way to de pnve aim of the elements of popular si rang m. Judge Davis, who has re cently developed considerable strength, nas me ureeley movement and thn, CHARGES WITHOUT I'BOOF. Editobs Appeal In your isiuo of Jlarcli s, lbib, the following appears: We Rive very freely of our space to-day, as we have every day since Mr. Clymer made his report, to matter and opinion concerning tbe Belknap inalfeatancc. Wo make place for every tbadeof oplnlcn, rrom tnatof tbe ver iest toady and sycophant of the Grant ad ministration, un thruueh the various cradea of Republicanism and Independency to the pure Democracy, which for years has been 'trucallne with corrnDtlon man earnest on- deavor to secure the administration of all the Ktate as well as the national affalrj for capa ble, energetic ana nones I. nana, etc, etc. Now, gentlemen, In accordance with vour boast that you make place for every shade of opinion, from that of the veriest tcauy anu eycopnant. or ine urant ad ministration, up through the various trrarlds nf Rpnubiic&nism and indenend- ency, to the nom Tmootnuy, etc., will uu oe Kind enough to give your readere a cnance to read, ana canuiaiy compare. the following items taken from the Aa tional Republican, Washingtonj D. C, March 6, 1876, with your editorial and extracts printed, .which I am pleased to submit. Besrpectftilly and very truly, A. REPUBLICAN. And an Ofllco-IIoIder under the Urant Administration. The items I have marked Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4. 5, 6, 7 and 8-on't forget, please, the eignm. "We append, astollowti, the items, our correspondent has sent us, copied from the Washington Republican: r (ko.L r FIoyd.-ThonspsonvToncey and Cobb. Score fourlnlamous cabinet ofllcers .chargeable to the Democratic party, none of whom were punisueo, out an oi wnom. aiier meir miamy oe;ame Known, were nonoreu oy ine democ racy. Agtlnst this score Belknap as the only cabinet olliccr euUlv of malversation charge able to tho Kenubllcan narty. and ho Is on his way to merited pum&hment. The com parison speaks for Itself. f No. 2.1 Now that Belknap's disgrace is known the world over, tbe wiseacres are beginning to And fault with President Urant as a poor Judge of human nature. Not one of them, however, that did not believe a week ago that General Belknap was a man of the strictest integrity. Jn fact, Mr. illester Clymer, the chairman of ine committee tnrougu wnicn too exposure was made, and a Princeton classmate of the disgraced secretary, did not doubt his -lntegrl- iy, xioruiu any oi uu lormer acquarn lances and associate not even those who were more Intimate with him than, under the clrcum- stance, ine .President should have been. So mucn tor "stair-case wisdom." No. 3.1 "General Belknaii's disgrace." kavk thn Nbw York Tribune, "came like the shadow of a uge in the sneakiDg style of innuendo usual with it and all journals of iU class The Republican knows that it dealt in falsehoods when it sought to couple tho names of Davl?, Toombs, Cobb, Yancey or Thompson with anything so disgrace- fal as theft a crime so common to the office-holders of its party that these among them who have the name and credit of being honest should, without loss of time unite in a joint repudiation of the party and its chief. If our correspond ent knows anything to the coatiary of what we Ueclaro Is true, wo freely open our columns to him. But we decline to taKe up our space with any more such bunglingly constructed falsehood; as these which we make room for to-day from tho special organ of the adminis tration. We challenge or, as Blaine would say, we dare our correspondent, ret ponded implacably that tbe question was improper and could not be answer ed, and that no one hsd aright to reveal wbat tcok place in his committee. Blaine, on his feet and feeling for an opening, responded briskly that thts was not asked again. It was the thing the man did not say that Impressed the "house, not what he did say. There was tbe DEVIL OP DEFIANCE in.BIalne's air end manner, all tho time subdued by the necessity of cajoling the other side into somo imprudence which should give him the key to string up tho nerves of his party which should rout the enemy, and put them in the same attitude as in the amnesty debate. Clymer, with well-meaning nialappro priatenesp, came to the rescue of Blaine, saying thai there was no evidence with held A streak of enlightenment shot over, Blaine's sensitively, expressive face. He saw his way to daylight. His ene mies were walking. Into the trap. He turned the debate at once into a pollti- or tbe JiepulHioan either, to prove any- cai caannei, uisayuwiug, wun an ojy In in th aharm of WlfPA.ancri or frankness, any aes re w irignten wit thing in tho shapo misfeasance against JeQ Davl?, Toombs, Touooy, Thompson, Cobb or Eloyd. . LAMAR AND BLAINE. Tho Hississlpplan 3Iccts .the .3Ian from Maine, Tarns Uim Orcr and Turns 111m Down. Tho Great Republican Parliamentarian, Met on Ground of Bis Own Selec tion, is Squelched. A Graphic but Vivid Picture of the SCCnc in the House Blaine Hoi Headed and Impulsive, Lamar Cool and Convinced. S-eat rock In a weary land to the harrasstod emocracy. The outlook; in New Hampshire is very different from what it was two dajs Adams men against him. This spondent is achieve an Blaine, Grant "if Bristow Is corre convinces we can e?y victory over or Morton, but that brought to the front " it will be hard to elect any man over lilm. He. has made a coup in tbe "whisky-ring investigations, and is " strong all over tbe country. Neither MortoD, Blaine or Grant.nor even Ben " Butler, is more against our people than "ha is. It will bo a dark dayjfor.ris " when he is elected. He is a strong "man, foil of will and mind, honest " and fanatical, and the southern Dem "oorats have been the objects of his ". fanaticism." "VVe commend the3e last few lines to the C3pecial attention of the Courier-Journal, which has the credit offpecially championing Mr. Bristow with a view to secure him Democratic support to tho exclusion ol Divis, Thur mau, Hendricks or Bayard. We publish this morning a very graphic but vivid picture of the scene which onsuol in the home on Wednes day, on the presentation of resolutions recommitting the question of impeach ment to tho committee and the bill for the protection of witnesses in Impeach ment cases. It Is from tho pen oftne able and fearlefs Washington corre spondent of the Chicago Times, who gives ' the "ups and downs" ol both sides In tho contest. He shows more plainly than the report which we published, as presented by the associated press, that JUamar, the representative of what northern people are fond of styling tne "hot-headed and impulsive south," was cool, calm, deliberate, Incisive, earcas- tlc anu cram-full of resource for every emergency of Mr. Blaine, who, for the llrst lime ibu season, met more than his match in debate. Mr. Lamar has thus again proven his title to leadership of tho Democracy in the house, and that ne Is one of the ablest and foremost men of the country. Mississippi can afford to feel proud of him, and has more than 67er reason to congratulate herself that aha has eofar recognized hh ability a to have secured his services in the senate during a term that will, no doubt, prove one of the most absorbing for a statesman in the history of the Union. Blaine, on the other band, the champion of the Bepubltcan side of the house, ts the Nashville American styles him, has no rl iced himself in the position of a defender of the entire course of President Grant touching the defeat of all prose cutions against government offenders. He lite placed himself on the side of tho whisky ricg and on the eide of Bel knap's friends, and against any lnvestl gition into the official corruption of his party. As a champion of the Pro testant roligion ho is, therefore, in a a.her peculiar position. Mr. Blaine has grown desperate, and will learn that the closer he clings to General Grant the more renounced will be his losses as a candidate for the Presidency, and ths heavier the load ho will have to bear. i ago." Perhaps this Is true, and perhaps it Is bou una ween irom lo-morrow win tell the tale. Meanwhile the New Hampshire Voters will have recovered from the shock occasioned by the Belknap exposure, and have had time to reflect that the rail of ono man cannot carry-wiiu n me cause ne has disgraoed. The war record of Marcv. the Democratic, mm! I. date for governor, taken In connection with the political record already made by the ex- ionieaeraie nouse, ami tne general stagnation of labor Interests, will be sufficient to arouse them to a doe appreciation of the real situa tion, mat ia ati that is necessary to Insure ivEjiuuiicun success. No. 40 "Democracy may be dangerous, true; but it is not nltbv with btlhen sml Ktonllnrc " the New York SYibune. A sufficient answer to this contemptible and false adulation of the Democracy may be found in the files nr me urtoune iient when it was acknowledged iu i mo jettuiu; journal oi mo anu-Demo-cratlc elements of the mnntrv.nnd wimn Mr. Greeley devoted himself and tbb resources of inai journal ,io ino exposure or the colossal fraudB of tho Democracy. The public has not luiKuituu uiu&u iruuos,u me present manage ment or mismanagement nf ihn Trihitn haa Farther, it-has not foreottan thntthn nmrv. racy sun retains in Dower thn nssnrint onri apologists of Jeff. Davis, Toombs, Floyd Thompson, Cobb, Toucey and others of like kidney. The llunkeylsm which induces tbe Tribune at thift late dav m out its wn nnni. by allying itself wltn the opposition lsmade glaringly apparent by the trials now progress ing within ear-shot, almost, of the tall tower lormwrooovery oi millions or dollars stolen by that most eminent apostle of Democracy, bos Tweed, from theeltvorNur Ynrtr. "Not. filthy with bribes and stealings," forsooth 1 WhV. the Tribune lx KllRtnlliArl unit cnnnAHoH solely by the targets of a nlnmlprintr. utnrtr- fn..inn r -, .1 . . -' juiuiiJ5 xumuurubic ring. No. 5.1 The New York IVnrhl nnrt nlhm Iniii-nnlanf iuuuev I ) n (' j 11 1 r n inn nn n nn Thai, tho Democratic Dartv Is not mnnnslhln fnr thn robberies committed by Boss Tweed. Gov- uruor xuaen, nowever, testined last-week, un der the solemn obligations of an oath, that while he held the position of chairman of the New York Stuto Democratic executive committee, be received from Tweed subscrip tions for Democrat lo campaign funds. In. other words, while Tweed stole millions Irom no people, ueaoTOtca suoiuon at Uia ptun dor lo the support or the Democracy. Here is proof of direct connection between the Demo cratic party and tbe greatest thief of modern times. "We refer to these facts particularly at thisjnnctnretosbow the difference between Tweed's case and .that, of Mr. Belknap, the latter of whom has been guilty of a compara tively Insignificant crime, tne proceeds of nnnuiuutu Liicii way mm nis private col fere, and cot Into the eleclioncerine funds of me party he has disgraced. We submit that, INo. C.J Jack is in the Democratic pulpit to-day. TaU-grown, amply-robed, runeral-faced, with plously-UDlllted eves and wilpmn vnina ha thanks a merciful Heaven that he Is not as uiucr men are as, ior instance, that poor, fallen, disgraced Bepnbllcan. The truth 1p, however, mat to-day there are Democrats In congress whose seats were purchased either by money or obtained through intimidation and fraud. f No. 7.1 Captain 'Robinson, the man who attempted to take upon himself all the glory and respon sibility of the Belknap exposure, has a re markable record. He was a captain In the Tenth cavalry, and -was arraigned bofore a general court-martial at Ht. Louis, October 23, 1874, and convicted or drawing double pay, and false charges for goods and medical prac tice, and also of peri ury. This was his experi ence in military .Hie. in his civil life he has made himself quite as conspicuous. On Jan nary G.ISTG. he registered at the Washington home, in this city, and, alter spending a few days, departed without paying his bills. He leltlnhlsroom a fatchel containing the fol lowing valuable and Interesting ltem3: Seven old newspapers, one worn-ont ueoktle,- ono brass button, one bottle or -worthless muci lage, and a receipt for a Kemlngton rifle be longing to tho State of Maryland. This Is the ' man who howls loudly his connection with the recent criminal developments. He wants people to know, sir. that he, sir, did it all, sir: yes, sir. A man whose record is so tarnished with ctime and shame ought to have com mon sense enoU2h to sink Into ami inmnln in uuicumy. ne, at least, ought not to seek con ojjiuuuy. INo.b.l On the twentv-nlnth dnv nf Tlei'etrihf.r tssfi. vuuuiHrwju ittuuerou lira resignation as seC' Chicago Timc.j Washington. March ?. Thougn the floor and gallery felt some- miner in tne ntr, toe outbreak itself came with.a surprise. Whether the Democrat had warning, and carried on their work with premeditation, is not known, but they conducted their battle on the plan of an ambuscade, and, as the general verdict goes to-night, there is not a shred of the enemy. Blaine, the daunt less, is stripped of his laurels, and lies unhorsed.. The Democratic party, what evcl'lts follies may be for the future, has DEMONSTRATED ITS PR0WE3S to meet and beat its adversaries on a purely legal and pugnaciously personal discussion. When, after the dull details of tbe morning hour had gone, the be nignant figure of Clymer uprcsp, and, in the tremulous syllables the house has learned to know so well, pitched upon a dolorous key betwixt a grunt, a groan and a wall, made known that the digni ty of the house and the immunity of membership had been violated by a vul gar summons of tbe members of his committee to appear before a local magistrate; and that, further, THIS IMPERTINENT LOCAL COURT dared to demand the testaments and documents at the house's disposal, he stirred the blood of the house by the picture of the hegira of himself and his lellow-committeemen to the dirtv pre cincts of the district court. Having stirred the indignant minds of tbe bouse to a sudden flood of mutiny and rage, everything was in tiim for the revolu tionary antics which thereupon broke out. It was the verdict of the house that his point was wtll taken, in declar ing that it would be prejudicial to the interests of the country to submit the proceedings of his committee and the testamentary evidence to any court, and that each- an action would close the mouths of essential witnesses and drivo inern irom tne land. Here, whether he knew it or not, THE VENERABLE CLYMER had hit the very mainspring of the dis cussion. It was evidently understood among the Republicans that party inter ests demanded tbe discouragement and intimidation of witnesses, and upon this point the shamelessly defiant and un scrupulous Blaine threw off all reserve, ana, to tne amazement of tbe house, took the floor. "Has the court." said he, with that brusque insolence which marks his most bitter openings, with that conspicuous restraint "and ostenta tious reserve which intimidates his ane mic, "insisted upon anything not con- A J i At l 1 mi laiutiu in uie uuuuc reportv" men. ;n .ioi,on tr ni,a,i ...t wiui uim air uiimiruuiiug concession to the speater's circle, and, half turn- wjt-vu uu a nuuijS- jDg ne ijurlc-U vindictive menace or uesa 10 lorKive a duo ou ins part, ne con- I ;7.t.of .,nn oo im,-tr,:r. tinued that he coUId very readily see f,, T.,mr- wrm.t f t, wtIt in nesses. .xie repsiieu me insinuations that any billy in tnis .District (meaning tho President) had intimidated wit nesses. BLAINE'S PURPOSE was so obvious that a feeling of curiosity fell npou tho house to see how the red flag would be received. By luck Black burn fell In with the Maine manj and, knowing his ground and understanding the use of the English tongue, stripped the gentleman so naked of his conceit that he was a tpectacle to tbohousei He could understand very readily -why the gentleman was nervous on the matter. Anyone in his position wculd be. He would not claim that it was the purpose of the President to Intimidate witnesses, but he would say thftt unles-i THE dAO PROCESS was stopped, the courts here would de feat every effort to arrive at a proper determination of the matters at issue. He repelled the insinuation that mem bers of the committee had connived at the eicape of Marsh. He was surprised that the Eepublican members of the committee should permit such a state ment to go out uncontradicted. He de sired to say that no Bepnblican member of the committee had crossed the thresh hold of tbe committee-rooni until the report was ready to be signed, and then they had agreed to it as earnesly as the Democrats. It is title that the Presi dent of the United States had diiected the prosecution of Marsh, and that all witnesses are to be PROSECUTED FOB THEIR TESTIMONY, and are to be so notified, and if this is to be tuppiementeu by tne announcement that tbe committee must divulge the testimony that they give them, it is ut terly impracticable for any one to be convicted. The testimony all shows that If these officers are convicted, it must be by the testimony of accomplices. It accomplices understand that they are in danger, they will refuse to appear and testify, and it is against their pzoseru tion that tbe committee protest-. The question was: Shall the committee be thwarted in its efforts to ascertain frauds BY THE EXECUTIVE, or by any other authority? and the com mittee should have the right to bring the President hime elf here if it desired to do so. The President had said: "Let no guilty man escape," and he wanted to see who would first thwart this. He did not appeal to tbe gentlemen as Be publican!? or Democrats, but he appealed to all as honest men to stop this tide of corruption, and-to protect witnesses, in order that a thorough investigation might be had. By this time the house and galleries were AT FEVER HEAT. Such a free Use of the President's name and such a plain analysis of par tisan purpose aroused the animosity of the one side and stimulated the enthusi asm of the other. Lamar, with th9 pos sible purpose of stopping the debate, which he saw was approaching danger ous ground, said he had a resolution to offer, and while disclaiming a purpose to chatge improper conduot on the part of the court or a desite to suppress or crush out Investigation, as a question of parliamentary privilege he considered it an outrage to compel members to pro duce testimony in cases pending. Blaine, as alert as a fox, snapped that noonepresumed to compel them. It was A QUESTION OF PRIVILEGE to summon them. Lamar (gravely) To summon them no privilege wa3 violated. Blaine had been aching to measure swords with Lamar, and the southerner, with a s )rt of grave recognition, accept ed tbe situation, and led his ambitious antagonist on step by step until Blaine's big frame went through all tbe contor tions made memorable in tno Anderson to withhold the efEential Farts of the re f off. To follow tbe personal dela'.e and bicker step by step in detail would ex haust a whole pago of the Times. If word were blows and glances grape shot, there would nothave been a whole head or an unriddled body of the thou sands who sat talked out and plsyed out as actors and spectators to this amaz ing scene. fenonal encounters- followed for an hour and a half, stirring the house to the greatest excitement with alternate cries of dislike and approval, the cham ber assuming the appearance of any thing else than a legislative assembly. Cox, Clymer, Blaine and Blackburn al ternated in confusing succession, Blaine beating everything down beforo him with invincible bullying -vlgorand un scrupulous iactlcs. Cox alone for the time being made a break In the irresisti ble progress of the leader of the opposi tion. That brood of incautious debaters, Beebe, Clymer, Bobbins, and a dczen others of that luckless brood, unaccus tomed to the methods of Blaine," were made the sport of the house and sat down COVERED WITH C0NFC3I0N, both sides saluting their discomfiture witn derision. Wltn tne rank and mo at his feet, Blaino then broke from cover and made the main argument of the day. Believing the enemysilenced, be made an argument which rested sim ply upon assertion, but so well directed and so skillfully put that a majority of his Opponents accepted It as conclusive. He spoke for nearly an hour, and closed with the applause of his followers and the admiration of his enemies. Tho house had listened four hours or more to this debate with every nerve alive to the sight and sound of this wrangling. There WefC wurmuiB of denials and dis claimants, but thero E0 eiSn of a3 sltude or Inattention as L5uHn calm, undisttirbeil, ominously arose as the g" lights flashed from aboVe, and began an Invective which riddled the Republican leaders' Into a mass of quivering help lessness. Blaine has ached for a season to pit himself against the great Missis slppian. Never was ambition so rash ; never an OVERTHROW SO SIGNAL. He had pursued his policy of taunts ana interruptions, as x,amar proceeded, Until the Mississippian's patience gave way. Ho turned upon the applauding partisans wno were egging illaine on and, shaking his arms, sternly said: "Oh, you claquers who are laughing at him will be wailing before I get through with him." Surprised, but not warned, Blaine kept up his interruptions, insert ing inconsequent queries now ana tuen for the aggravation of tbe speaker. The Democrats, feeling for Lamar, cried, "Shame!" "8hame!" and Randall, in the chair, so far forgot the dignity of the occasion as to forget no was tno presid ing officer, and called out to Blaine to taKe His seat. Lamar, nowever, undis turbed, bided his time, and warned his friends that he had tbat to eay which wouiu leave mm tpeecuiess for tne pres enc ana HARMLESS FOR THE FUTURE. He stripped his argument ol all its subterfuges, and left tho Republicans high and dry as defenders of fraud. champions of criminals, and expound .ere of law they know nothing about, im paling uiame nimseir on a point or law so strong that he was left squirming and helpless. No debate was ever listened to with such variei emotions of excite ment, anger, disgust, and surprise, and the general vordict to-nitjht is that Blaine was completely laid out. iliilf THIS WEEK AT MENKEN BROTHERS AN IMMENSE ASSORTMENT OF GOODS Just Receive!, per Express, from New York. New and Elegant Lines of iOSIERYi! HOSIERY! 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Jt purities the blood, miretsout the lurking iinirnra in thn sv.-.ieiu. that undermine health and sett o Into troublesome disorders. Frup. Hons of tho skin are tho appearance on tho surface ol humors that should be expeuea from the blood, inicrnai aerausonouui iuo the determination of those same humcra to some Internal organ or organs, whose actlcn they derange, and -whose tubttance they des troy. Ayer's 8AKSAFAMI.1.A. expels thcto hnmori from the btcod. When they are gone, the disorders they produce disappear, such as ni.nr.tlnn. nf th T.lVPf ft!OmCtl. KlJUeVS. LnDgs. isruptions and Krurtlve DIsftes of the SklnTat. Anthony'uFIre, Kobe or Erysipelas Pimples. Pustnles. Blotches, Bolls, Tumors, Tetter and Salt Rheum, Scald Head, Ring worm, Ulcer? and Bores, Rheumatism , Neu lalcla. Pain In the Bones, aide and Head. Fe male Weakness, Sterility Leuchorrhoea aris ing from internal ulceration and uwnne dis ease, Dropsy, Dyfpeji;i. Emaciation and General Debility. With their departure health returns. TREPAEED BY Dr. J. C. AYB & COLowoll, Haaa , Practical and Annljllcal Cbemlsfs. Sold by all Drugglsta and Doalera In Metllcice. PEESCBIPTIOS FKEE FOR tho speoy cure or Seminal Weakness Lost Manhoou. and all disorders brough on by Indiscretion cr excess. Any druggis has the Ingredients. Address DA ID8 ON CO , Box ZU. New Yrrrk. oc."S-deod Weli-Bkest Summary GEMBBAL OOMMISSI0N MEHCH'TS, Kos. 9 and 10 Magnolia Block, Cor. Union and Front Sts., OF THE NEWS OF THE WEEK I oi. toosoo. COHTOEr FACTORS. S?ABr.3SXED 1S40. AS WELLASTHZ B II. LATEST HEWS OF THE DM AND IB FILLED WITH STSATroN ttIH Rlvo peraocnl nod careful attention to tbo sale of Cotton. Orocerleg and all tnpplle furnished at loweit cash price. 1376 Embracing Political, Commercial. Literarv sclgentlflc, Agricultural, Philosophical, Re ligious ordinary news, and all other matters of Interest to the Farmer, Manufacture, Mer- PRINTING. fretary ol war to James Buchanan. Democratic .j-rreiueni oi me united Htates.and old "P.F.." appreciating the- Imminent danger in which uw ruuuur aaa iiis contreres iioweu uobb Bpcrefnrv nf llio trononnr T..nh Thnwivu-nn secretary of the interior, and the others of his caDinet menfirooo, old not slop to ask the "whrS"orthe "whirplnr(a hnt frna tn oil Democratic precedent; accepted John's resig nation and allowed him lo cross over Into Dixie, there to loin his brother thlnvm anil traitors, and wlth-them dlvfelnthn miv-Mxiqnr uniwa ciaies moneys ana other property. On iwo nvouij-oeveiiiu oi tne montn following Floyd was presented by the grand Jury at vrtvsuiuKLou. isisiriciox uoicmma. iarmman- mlnlstraUon of office,. Ior complicity lrrthe theft of eight hundred and thirty thousand uouanmi inman Donas, out hs tne tnier, d dent (old P. P.). Jiad made crood his escacn and rebellion had immediately thereader raised tta murderous hand against the gov ernment, the indictment Aralnxt thn thlaf ana nis lonowers was, in the horror of tho tu multuous tlme.forcnt.tezi and RwnllnTOAri nn in uo uiwiu juuiHixioaj. uuij ui urazuzizig ar mlestfor the' Dreurratlon of thn tntpCTirv nr the Union; tho dismemberment of which was now oeingsougnt by the very inen whose mal ouiuiuuirauaajoi,aiia jnisieasance in, inei several offices ag members of tne President', cabinet, had but a day or two before been maao Known to tne world. Remarks, Well, weliare made place for all that this Grant ofllce-ho'der has sent ub, in cinaiog tne eight. Items, and tbe only thing that we can think of that suggests itself, or is prompted by the "mess," is tne question '.'What of it?" We all know that Tweed Is a thief, and we all Know that the New York World, the able and efficient organ ol the New York Democracy, was the first to expose bis crime and force mm before the courts of New Yorlr for punishment And we all know that not until after the World did expose the "Boss" werebis crimes taken up by any of the Eepublican or Inde pendent papers. We sll know, too, that John B. Floyd was presented for mal feasance in office, but we also know that such a crime was never proven agalntt mm, but, on tbe contrary, tbat it is con feseed to have been solely and altogether prompted by political feelirg, which, at the time of the secession oi tne btates, ran to extremes in both sections. As to Jefierson Davis, Toombs, Cobb, Thompson and Yancey, we have yet to hear 1 list they wereeven charged with anything of a .character tbat would authorize the cssoclatlon of their names with Grant or Belknap, or any of the gang of thieves who have for years administered the government of the United Slates for their own pur poses. If a charge of malfeasance or misfeasance could be alleged agalnstany or all of them, the Republican would have put It in print, and not taken ref- how tbo gentleman might decline to re veal tne secret of nis committee, "but." said he, with a disdainful shrug at once CONTEMPTUOUS AND CONCILIATING, "I cannot see the point of the delicacv in his refusal to etato that which is al ready history." Clymer, refusing to be thrown from his guard at this initial trial, responded with somo calmness that it was not the jurisdiction of the court that he denied wholly, but the ef fect such a concession would have on witnesses, and here was the marked difference of the debate, which grew in HEAT AND VENOM from this point forward. The Demo crats, whether by fortune or good man agement, seized tbe point of law in volved ana" argued for that, crippling their advenaries all the time by the manifest showing that they as a party were trying to establish a principle which should make such exposures as that which brought about Belknap's downfall utterly impossible. There was a visible growing excitement as Cly mer, in some beat, asked in evident sur- rise what interest Mr. Blaine had In iscoiiraging witnesses. The question was a simple one, and under ordinary conditions might be expected (o pas3 as one of those Jibe3 of debate which are given and taken with a certain equa nimity. The effect wai electrical. Blaine eptung to bis feet LIKE A SHOT, and in the moment's delay before the speaker's assenting nod gave him a chance for speaking, it could plainly be seen mat tne nrst angry response was choked down, and jvhen the words did come it wa3 merely to say with indes cribable scorn'that this was a matter for tbe committee to decide, and no court could compel a member to-Jbreak his oath, but intimating disdainfully tbat tb e m emb rs were pleading a con tern pti ble privilege to evade a legal duty. The sympathies of the spectators, which are always irresistibly given to Blaino, were rather cooled at this juncture. It was plain that he was . PLAYING FOR HIGH STAKES. It was equally plain tbat an inglorious failure awaited bim if the other side had tbe self-possefsion to stick to tbe text and block the partisan debatr. The Democrats, through Clymer, demanded tne instructions oi tne House on tbe point, and Lamar asked for the text of the subpeens, which at once recalled tbe purpese of the court and.the drift of the Republican argument. Danforc', one of tne members of tbe committee, while all eyes were looking, and all ears listen Ins excitedly, asked tremblingly if there was any other testimony than tbat which bis colleague, the chairman, had read to the house. This was one of the main SENSATIONS OF THE DAY, for unon this t)oInthin7Q3 not onlv thn case In the house but Belknap's fate in court. A member loyal to bis commit tee, with the interest of the public at heart, not of his party, would not have asked such a Question. Lamar, who had been watching the debate and pour ing over tbe authorities, here interposed with an eagerness and spirit lather un usual to hear in debate, interjecting a point of order and directing Clymer not to answer. Danford. frightened and rather Incoherent at his own temerity, and rebuked by THE MANNER OF LAMAR, hastily responded tbat ho did not' mean to ask for evidence, but he would like to Know wnat additional facts tbe chair man had. Lamar, Btalklng in his place, band, b9 defended, WITH WOMAN'S VEHEMENCE, the mandate of the court, though deny ing Us authority, and, reaching h!a usual climax of partisan purpose, broke out into taunts and jeers at the cowardice and dishonesty of his adversaries "I dare you," said he, pacing madly down ward toward the speaker's desk, his arms aaimbo, nis eyes aname, l daie" he made a sudden start, emphasizing each emphasis With a blow upon the desk as he passed, and his heel crunch ing into tbe carpet step by step "I dare," "I dare" and as he reached ihe outermost verge bis voice rose to A STENTORIAN SHRIEK "I daro the other side-to refuse." To say that there was a sensation in every part of tho house is to give the feeblest possible idea of tbo extraordinary 'scene. The Demociats, aroused, indignant, ex asperated, huddled in a mats toward the speaker's desk. The Republicans, aroueed and thunderstruck at tho con summate audacity of their leader, broko into a deafening storm of applause. Tbe Maine man bad broken the enemy's line, and if he had only the metal to deal with which he met on tbat famous amnesty day, the Democrats wou d have been routed, but now ensued an UNPARALLELED SCENE in this session. Lamar, who bad listened calmly and looked with composure upon tbe exciting evolutions, physically ana mentally, or tne man of maine, re sponded with dignified serenity, monoto nous self-poise, a reassuring readiness of resource, and a thorough mastery of words, which simply left Blaine shorn of bis strength and stranded. "No dra matic daring of the gentleman from Maine," said Lamar frigidly, "can pre vent this bouse from exercising its con stitutional rights in this matter. Crimi nal courts can punish offenders, but tney a are not intrude upon tne preroga tives of the bcuse." Blaine is NOT OFTEN DEFEATED so completely, and this occasion will re main memorable in the minds of tboie who saw both.it and tho amnesty de bate. It rested with Kasson, who is one of the most, plausible men, to in vent toe moft deprecating defense of BelkbaCand.:tb:e, Belknap party. All tbat fine speaking and brilliant phrase ology could do to redeem the Bepubl. can ca?6 was done. His speech wai peppered., with adczsn indignant in terruptions, me most pointed was that of Blackburn, in response to an in sinuation that '(bat member had seen some member of Balknap's family, and gaibeitynformatloh not at the disposal oftbcorrmlttee'. To this Blackburn angriljatfljjjthat if any one had Inform ed the speaker that he had a long con versatipuv"with Mrs. Belknap on the subject of her husband'e'guilt, he com missioned him Kasson lo say tbat -3J HB LIED. ThisiWploaion thrilled throngh-every partxfotbfbTioilse." "Theangry'ciowd-be- low, lasneu to a lury or. party sympatuy, prwentOT'tfp'afide'mdDlurn of malignant passion whic'flnda" its counterpart in a not mucn lees jnarseu degree in games within incloiures. A short and angry sparriDg followed between Blackburn and Kasson, the Jatter tauntingly re sponding to Blackburn's disclaimer tbat the substance of the charge was in the original report, tbe intention being to mase it appear mat RLACKBUBN'S SYMPATHIES with Mrs, Belknap had influenced him s n hp 9 HILL Wo are now ready for the Trade with our usual heavy stock, selected for 3XEUCHASTS HXCLTJdIVM.T. OOT8 and SHOES! MEN'S MS BOYS' HATS, WOMBR'S TRIMMED HATS. TEEBY & MITCHELL. J. &'l SfSSLB & GO., GROCERS AND COTTON FACTORS, No.l Exchange Building, 168 Front Street : : Memphis, Tenn. A. M. BOYD. ALSTON BOYD. COTTON FACTORS, HAPOLEOS KILL. N. FOHIAINE. JKHOSK H1U, HAHU FACTURUB y 0 fl HIU FONTAINE & (!fl AND &&a9I & AAA As Si W V VI FUJITSU COTTON FACTORS i 15 Conrt Street, Memphis, Cheek Boo&s, Draft iiooks, Dray Books, Cash Books, ledgers, Journals RAILROAD & STEAMBOAT WORK Easiness Cards, Letter Beads, Bill Heads, Circulars, ZlckeU, Tosh, Etc. The patronage of my friends and tho public ia riKpecuuiiy Eoiiciiea. Good "Worli at Low Prices. Call and examine specimens of Prlntin", Blank Books and Blndinz. JEWELRY. WiiIesale Grocsrs, 360 MD 362 FBOH? STREET, MEMPHIS, TENN. ig'ta for B. F. Ayery & Son's Plows orders filled from store or iactory Solo Agents for il. F.. Blonnt's (the original and only con nine urie now, Sole Agents Wm. Clones Wrought Calhoun PIowb, Owners of Mitchell Patent Cotton ScraDer. HAVE IHE I.AEOEST STOCK IW THIS HABSZT OF TELL M -lyH.THECROSra H.HDlCUTi.nniiit' Trace-chalos, Singletrees, FloTTbecms, (. wl n Hames, Collars, Bllndbrldleg, Backhands, Doubletrees, Plowllnes, lapriagg, Plowhandlos, CleTlscs, Wedges, Crosscut Saws, Hoes, ShoTels, Axes, Caslsteel, Iron. Kails, Carpenters' and Blacksmiths' Tools, Buildeis' Hardware, Beltfnj, i'Jantation wagons, Etc., Etc., BTos, 810 ANB 312 FBONT STREET W. W. GOT, J. tl. M'CLEISLAH. T. C. FA.BK. WHOLESALE roeers, uotta Jt actors 7 AND fMKWAeTBRIKS jewels: Has lnlstoek, and is continually receiving, the llnost selections ol MERCHANT! Nos. 860 ami 262 Front St., MeniphiSe Tenn. iOLESALE. H MS! Fine Opera Chain., Vest Cbnlns, Watches or all grades, FJne HeU, Plain and I'ancy Rings, CUarmi, Etc. Also, a fine assortment of SILVERWARE. All the above goods are GUARANTEED equal to ihe best, and from 5 lo 25 percent below Main street prices r REPAIitlNO OF WA1CHKS and JKWKLHY A HfE '1ALTY, Live and let live Is our motto. Don't fall to give mo a call. 310 Second Street, Memphis W, itaple an ancy Groceries ! 3 carload! I! il Ik Side and Clioaldera, 33 tierces nuarenrrd IIhibs, 3.1 boxna Breakfast ilncon, 400 bozeiN.TJitntnnDd AaimCb(nie 200 tnba Choice nutter, CflO bbl. nar Tnrlona cradea. 1000 plica. Hncfccrel.Hcrrlor.V.'Iilt. fltti COR. PKONT.'AITD TTOIOX STS. 1000 c. cannM Tomatoes and Sugar, urn w rracon, BirairDerries, t ,ne appim, eic, ROO pksr.8plced IMrsreetanil Tongues 300 bbls. T-llow and White Nogara, K50 aneki Java. Rio sndConlara Vin. 00 bbli.aod ur. bbls. Sweet Cider, -lc. SHERIFF'S S7H. SHERIFF'S SALE OF- PUBLIC NOTICE 13 HEREBY GIVEN, That by vlrtno of a venditioni exponas to me directed Irom &S Hon. Circuit 1 3r.rt ot Shelby county. Tennessee, in the case of Mm. Ann K. Council vs. Dennis McDermott. Judg ment rendered on the SUth day of Septerabf-r, 1S75, for the sum of forty-two dollars and tU teen centx.wlth Interest and costs of suit, to satisfy said Judgment, etc, I will, on Tuesday, tha 2 1st Daj of ilarcb, 187C, In leeal hours, in front of the courthouse, Memphis, Tennessee, proceed to seJI. to tho hlehest bidder, for cash, the following de scribed property, to-wlt: A certalnlotinthecityof Memphis, Shelby county, Tennessee, In subdivision of lots of Turley'8 estate. teln part of lot seven IT, blocs: three S,J bounded as follows: Begin ning at tne northeast eomprof Baldwin and Jones's lot; thence north -with west side of Turley street forty 10 feet to a stake; thence westnlnetj 90Jfeet to a stake; thence south forty JOJ feet to Baldwin and Jones's lot thence east with sal lot nicety 11)01 eet to tho beginning. Levied on as tho propel ty of de fendant. Dennis Mpllermntt in uii.'r said Judgment, Interest and costs. Jiempnis, nth day of February. 1876. C. L. ANDER-KJN, fbI9 sa Hheria of .Shelby county. Tenn. PSOSPSCTTTS. PRns PEirr l'S-On or before the eighteenth of March next the undersigned will torn mence, in the city of Knoxvllle, the publica tion of a newspaper, dallv and weekly, to bo styled the Knoxvllle Tribune. The Tribune, politically, will be Democratic, but as free to censure errors or wrongs within its own party as to expose and condemn hurtful policies and acts on the part of its opponents. Ia its general tone and conduct it will bo conserva tive and natlenal, and, in such ipirlt, will la bor for the deserved success of the Democrat ic party In the states and nation, as now op. posed by its Republican adversaries. Local ly, it will earnestly promulgate such ideas and advocate such means as may be deemed best promotive of the development, advance ment and general prosperity cf a-- neciioa rrom which It will claim Its support. The Daily Tribune will bo a full-slzpd ssjveu-cot- umn paper, containing each day the tele graphic news from all parts or the world, complete commercial reports, and a greater quantity of miscellaneous reading matter tnan any dally paper In East Tenne:see, north Georgia, or southwestern Virginia. The Weekly Tribune will be an eight-page paper, filled with choice editorial and miscellaneous, matter, embracing all the departments of ap proved Journalism making it a Qrst-class family newspaper. The local and business departments of the Tribune will be In charge of gentlemen of well-known experience, ca- &acltyand Integrity. The Tribune otllce will anew In Its entire ontnt, comprising al'o a well-selected Job office. Terms: Dally Ono copy ooe year, 53; one copy six months, tl one copy three months, S2; one copy ono rnontb,75c; one copy one week, 30c. Weekly One copy one year, S2; one copy six months, SI ; ten copies one year, tl 5. Advertising ratc-5 same as those now prevailing In Knoxvllle. All subsclptions cash in advance, though on payments, for either subscriptions or adver tisements will be asked for until tbe publica tion of the OSDer shall hatit h For the support of this enterprise vre respect fully solicit tho patronage of the publir. JOHN M. FLEMING. HAM Ss 'KINNEY, Editors and Hole Proprietors. Ksoxvillk, Te.n jr., February 1, 178. The undersigned. In Justice to himself and all concerned, takes this occasion to say thai owing to personal and professional disagree ments between himself and partners in the otilceor the Knoxvllle Psei and Iltrull. t o has not been acting as editor of tit.-t phi---slnee the fifteenth of December lai-t. Ihe same disagreements still contlnu.ng. legal proceedings have been Instituted lor their settlement. JOHN il. fLJJJUNG.