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' E ll PHIS APPEAL
i MARCH. 30, 1877.
WOURHIPIX THE BIHlXdr MI'S
The meanest .'trait in the human char'
aco r 13 a disposition to worship the ris
ing instead o the setting' sun. When, on
t iie eighth of , 'November, it was universally
believed thu Samuel J. Tilden had been un
luetionaby elected President of the United
States, wvrasites were numerous. Men who
had oprosed his nomination and contributed
nothiprg to secure his election lavished upon
him he most eloquent adulation. When his
starwas in Uie ascendant, even men who
votod against him, all of a sudden became
Lis' enthusiastic admirers. But as it was a
mercenary friendship, it blazed up and flick
ered out just as Tilden 's prospects for inau
guration waned or brightened. When final
ly the conspirators consummated their vil
lainy, the flunkies turned their backs upon
him and discovered new virtues in the im
marulate Ilayes. The following extract, from
the Cliicai? Times, shows the contempt
which Govrnor Heudricks has for this class
of toadivs: "Kx-Governor Hendricks
'a nal a man of violent expression
lie preiers peacciul words, as well as
peace!"..', methods for the solution of difficul
ties. In the senate the Republican were ac-
ensusmed to regard him as a conservative
in his speeches he wes the quintessence of
pat'iilcutiun in all matters of heated contrO'
ersy. i'rivate and political huppiness to
hiin always meant prudent compromise.
Even in a political compain he was rarely
' known to attack men. He denounced mea
sures and policies freely never men. Hencc
aomu outpourinx-f from his perturbed spirit
to in Omaha 'interviewer' the other day
will be apt to aston ik his iellow-partisans of
the Democratic Ftripe. lie 'defended' Mr.
Tilden from the aspersions cast upon him by
'a certain class of disappointed Democratic
politicians and newspapers.' Just who these
politicians were the interviewer seems to have
forgotten to extract from the unusually com
municative de jure Vice-President. But he
proceeds to inform us that Mr. Hendricks
-was confident in his raind that had Mr. Til
den been permitted to take the place to which
he was elected, there wouldn't have been
. a Democratic politician in the coun
try, nor a Democratic journal, to say
anything but eulogy of him. Not unlike
ly, since he would undoubtedly have gone
straightway to work to give the country the
peace and prosperity which comes from
1 - peace which by a quarter million majority
he was elected to do. But the remarkable
thing in Hendricks's confidential talk with
the Omaha reporter was this: 'Cox, and
Knott, and Blackburn, and Springer, and all
the others, curs with Democratic collars on
their necks, would have been found suppliant
and whining at his feet, thankful for the
bone of patronage that was bestowed upon
them. This extraordinary and enkindling
sentiment was supplemented by a declara ion
that in 1880 four years hence when Tilden
comes to his own, these same faultfinding
partisans will be fawning at the seat of the
triumphant Uncle Samuel. Meanwhile, how
do the brethren in general feel?" The
Appeal was one of the first papers to es
pouse the cause of Tilden, and defeat
has only intensified our admiration for his
character. Had he been inaugurated Presi
dent the Hampton and Nicholls governments
would have long since been recognized, a
thousand reforms would have been made,
and tbe country would have been tranquil
ized and prosperous. Mr. Tilden has done
nothing to impair the confidence which in-d-ieed
the people to elect him President of
the United States on the seventh of Novem
ber last. For many months he was the tar-
gat of unexampled abuse, and passed through
the fiery ordeal with no stain upon his honor.
Tbe future prominence of Governor Tilden
depends much upon himself. He is, no
doubt, greatly soured by the treachery which
the cautious and prudent Hendricks rebukes,
and by the corruptions which robbed him of
the office to which his countrymen elected
him. But if he should, like General Jack
son under similar circumstances, appeal to
the people, he will find, as did General Jack
son, that there is an innate sense of justice
in the hearts 01 tne nonest masses
which will struggle to repair any wrong
Umt uam been done an honest public servant.
lt Mr. Tilden's future be what it way, we
have no hesitancy in saying that he was the
best and strongest man that c jdd have been
that poods wade in Maw.ch.iaetts should
beat those made at Mar.rhester, in the British
market, but an examination at the nearett
draper's shop shows that they can and dc,
The reports of the Knglish board of trade tell
the same story. The February figures of 1S76
say that month's export of cotton piece ioods
was 303,511,700 yards, but for February,
177, only 2?7,C04,000 yards, a decrease of
15,17,700 yards. Inquiry on the subject is
proceeding, and the London Times makes
this significant admission: "We hear omi
nous- complaints that we are undersold
in cheapness, and surpassed in the excel
lence of our manufactures." It is of in
terest to know what a sensible, in
teuigent English merchant has to
say to all this. In the New York
Chronicle, of Saturday, we find our curiosity
satisfied: it has a communication upon the
subject, from W. W. Beggs, Esq., of Liver
pool. That gentleman claims that it costs
more to build a cotton-mill in New England
than in Great Britain; the interest on money
is higher; the mills are obliged to have dye
and bleaching works attached to them, which
requires greater outlay oi capital than in
England; then there are dry-hous and
bleaching-yards, conducted independently of
the mills and at less cost; the water power
gained by costly canals is probably as dear as
steam in a country where one dollar to one
dollar and a half will buy a ton of coal ; labor
is dearer in America than in England. The
only advantage, then, to the American man
ufacturer, is in the price of cotton; but the
English manufacturer finds that the price of
cotton in Liverpool is generally below the
parity in New York on the same day, and New
England buys cotton in the south only by
paying a higher price tor it than the export
ers can afford to do. Every cotton-giowing
country sends its product to Liverpool, and,
as a rule, " prices are lowest where the
largest stock is," and English merchants who
have imported cotton have lost money. To
all this the American may respond: "The
proof of the pudding is in the eating Ameri
can goods outsell English ones, ot similar
quality, in the English market." The Eng'
lish merchant proceeds to say that, beside
the obstacles presented by our own naviga
tion laws and protective system, the sale of
American cotton goods would be restricted
by the want of demand for the qualities we
manufacture. This is a part of the subject
worthy of consideration, and we copy Mr,
Beggs 's own words:
a ciotn niuue ot American cotton onlv is a
class of superior cloth, ot which the sale is
and will always be limited. It is like the sale
of special brands of fine wine there is a sale,
but it can never be the sale of the great con
sumption of the world. The Indian ryot is
so poor that the price of his scanty cotton
garment is of the createst moment to him
Lancashire receives cotton from all countries:
sne can mix American and cmrat, .Brazil or
West Indian, so as to cive the reauisite
amount ot quality ana strength tor the min
imum ot cost. 1 his is an advantage which
will always enable her to sell to the great
mass of consumers, and with which cloth
made from American cotton only never can
In these words the Liverpool merchant
claims for England only superior facilities for
the manufacture of the lower qualities of goods,
in short, superiority in shoddy, no enviable
victory fo a market that recently boasted of
supplying the world's wants with cotton
goods. It is evident that there is a successful
future before southern cotton-factories, and
Memphis projectors have a splendid prospect.
THE LOUISIANA COMMISSION
U of the su tiering
.iTuankind i lo
III.o Frandnlency Ilayes Condemned Even
by Lis kitchen Organ v i Jlan-of-aU-Worl.
The Commission is Only Another Name
for Delay, and "Compromise, of
Whatever Character, Is Only
Postponement of Adjustment."
Washington Xationnl Republican : There
is no discussing the fact that the halt in the
progress of reform so auspiciously begun is
working great mischief in all parts of the
country. The public mind, which had gradu
ally liecome reconciled to the measures pro
posed, coming up to the advanced standard
of the administration from the different
standpoints of the sections, has unmistakably
fallen back to the old intrenchments of oppo
sition and rejection, and now presents the
same spectacle of hostility and display of bit
terness before exhibited by the several divi
sions of the people. We do not desire to be
unreasonable or captious in our views, for we
are conscious that the 1 resident is exerting
his highest powers of mind and heart in the
patriotic work he has allotted as the first duty
of his administration, but we cannot refrain
from expressing our sorrow that anything
should have occurred to check the popular
enthusiasm with which the announcement of
his policy was greeted all over the land, in
quarters even where no one expected ap
proval. It is certain that the purest motives
have led to the reconnoisanee ot the situation
now determined upon, before proceeding to
the application of remedies, but it is equally
certain that it has disappointed public ex
pectation, and that general depression ha
followed in consequence. The south,
which has but just emerged from
one suffering is fvinL."
and cunsUint crucinxion i
we not see this in daily life? Think of the
influence of noble, self-sacnhcing men upon
ourselves. Is there not a constant atonement
going on of the good for the evil? In our
deepest sorrows and troubles to whom shall
we turn for comfort and sympathy but to one
who has suffered similarly ana triumphed
over his sunenngKr1 Ihe dogmatic systems
have been dreams, bad dreams often, night
mares, dreams of violence, bloodshed, wrong
and oppression. The euen of religion is
in the humanities; whatever speaks to us of
these is at heart good and true. We can all
admire the Sistine Madonna, whether we be
lieve in the Virgin or not. So with the Christ
of Titian; that is a revelation; that noble
conception has a truth which no science at
tempts to dispute, no skeptic attempts to re
fute." The conclusion, the lecturer said, in regard
to the talk about beginning religious reform
within, that many noble attempts to that end
have been made and are making, but they
are hopeless. You cannot put new wine into
old bottles, or new spirit into old symbols.
As to the future, he added: "We look for
ward to a time when justice and wisdom shall
guide in government, when the progress of
science shall be unchecked, when the influ
ence of art shall le universal, when peace
and good will shall obtain between man and
man. But we do not expect that this is to be
accomplished in an instant hrough a God;
we are all to accomplish this, -we are all sol
diers in tnis .Messianic cause, tins is our spur
to the action we need, and this the cause to
which our ideal stimulates us. Thus, as I
said at the beginning of this course of lec
tures, our obiect is peace and ultimate recon
ciliation our hone."
Dr. Adler will lecture next week on "The
Form of the New Ideal." It having been
publicly stated that Dr. Adler was educated
and supported in hurope by (he Temple Em
manuel congregation ofjthjs city, a reporter
of the World yesterday Squired of the pro
fessor if this was true. 'Prof. Adler replied:
"You may state authoritatively that it is al
together false. I never received a dime from
any one, excepting, of course, my father,
during my stay in Europe, or before I went
there. It k, therefore, absurd to descrilie
THE 31'CAFFltKV SCAXJJAL.
Hrv. Mr. Cowley Pointx a Moral from
the FaMrinatins Thrme-Whnt
the Corinthian W ere.
just emerged from doubt I ma na I ii aa ..- i:
and reservation, and come to look upon the ry- cf any institution or of any perW."
nominated by the St. Louis convention. He
arried the country by a larger vote than any
other man could commanded. But ' there
is netting so successful as success," and it is
not surprising that the sun of this incorrupt
ible patriot should be eclipsed by a man who
holds the Pre.-idency by fraud. Henry Clay
said he "had rather be right that President,"
and Tilden, in his retirement, is more to be
envidd than the pretender occupying bis
place by fraud.
AXEKICAV ASD Et.UNH ( OTTOS
MA X IPAtTl HKIW.
Carrent event. are arousing keen atten
tion, on both sides of the ocean, to the
strange fact of American cotton manufac
turers finding pale, by the side of English
ones, in London itself. The London cor
respondent of the New York World calls at
tention to the fact that the United States,
once England's best customer for manufac
tuied cottons, is now its worst, as is shown
by the official returns of the board of trade.
The English, generally, have regarded the
change as a mere temporary matter, ex pec t
ing the former condition of things to be re
sumed with reviving trade. The retail dealers
and the manufacturers in that country, how
ever, are learning better. Ihe question is
put, "How can an American article sell in
Regent street store against a similar one of
English manufacture?" There lies the prob
lem. Tbe fact w, the English can
sot produce the same quality at
- the game price. This point comes next:
"England has lost the American market; is
lose her own market?" Certain it is
.. T, it tbe American maker can constantly
''u-pply the English customer with cheaper
Jowls than the English manufacturer can
offer, the Engliahman will boy the goods
ih.it, tor the name quality, cost the least.
lion. Ij. C. basse.
Little Rock Gazette: From the following
letter, received from Colonel Gause, the pub
lic may judge of the value to be atl ached to
the statements of correspondents that Sena
tor Garland was to deliver three votes for
Foster as speaker. All of our Democratic
delegation in congress are of the material to
stand in a crisis like the present:
Jacksonpokt, March 24, 1S77.
Editor Gazette I notice In rour Ihsum of Tf-tr-
dar an extract from tha WAMhlni?tsin ftnrrpsrMiniiMm
of the St. Louis Republican, In these words : "Sen
ator uaruina, or ArKansas, who nus acted as one or
Mr. Hayes's confidants here, says that he has se
cured three members of that delegation who will
vote for a Republican" candidate for speaker of the
next house of representatives. As Colonel Cravens
was not In Washington this winter, reference must
oe made to Messrs. bunter, Slemons, and myself.
Speaking for myself and I think I ran do so for the
others also the statement Is wholly untrue. Sena
tor Garland never. In his life, mentioned the subject
of voting for a Republican to me, and, I am sure,
neverntertalncd the thought himself. It is iult9
unusual for senators to Interfere In the election of
officers of the house, and It would not be tolerated,
if attempted. The privileges of the two houses.
aim me couitesies uue ueiween senators and mem
bers, are too strictly observed to penult even the ap
pearance of interference by either in the affairs of
the other. While I do not believe that any person
who knows me could be convinced tii..t I --ouli be
tray my party and my people, I think it not Improper
to say. In reply to the article you copy, that I have
never entertained a thought of voting for any but
straight-out Democrats to fill all offices, whether of
ne nouse oi representatives, state, or nation. Ke-
ypectiuiiy, L.. c. UAUSE.
"Oath" on Hayes and His Cabinet.
Blaine and Tilden are open to criticism be
cause they had to make their money as they
climbed the mount. Hayes had to pay no
heed to his journey, and took' neither scrip
nor statt, and hence his private character was
unassailable. S. S. Cox said to me: " I knew
him when he came to Cincinnati, and he
hadn't a client. We thought he lacked force
until they elected him city solicitor, and then,
with a duty devolving on him, he was per
fectly ready and proved efficient." It is a
comforting assurance that, with diffusing.
easy competence in this country, the large
number ot unencumbered estates and sub
stantial investments, we shall be ready in
another generation with a multitude of men
of Hayes's type. Hayes's cabinet is made up
with as much specific and treneral electric
talent as any man can match. Put a better
row of names together! He chose John
Sherman for the place next in executive func
tion to his senatorial place, the nuance com
mittee, and Sherman is the most successful
politician Ohio ever had not brilliant like
Chase, nor ready like Schenck, but prudent,
vigilant and industrious, with fine connec
tions, and without any other stigma than
want of warmth. Charles Woolley, who was
the great attorney for the Ohio distillers, told
me before the election that John Sherman's
capacity and character were above his general
reputation. On the financial issue, as defined
by Sherman, Hayes became governor and
President. Having put him in the treasury
department, the rest of the cabinet was easily
selected. Schurz's main elements are indus
try and ambition, and, of course, honesty.
He did not leave a better German behind him
in Germany. Chastened by some defeat, but
full of resolute perseverance, Schurz was
placed in the great hodge-podge called the
interior, as if with the request, N jw go to
work and master those unknown languages.
Go to the root of abases as you have gone to
the roots of the verbs. I will trust to your
Tbe Immoral Mormons.
Baltimore Sun : It has never leen denied
that the Mormon system is founded on gross
immorality, founded on the very principles
which, as has been observed, will emasculate
and destroy Ihe instinct of conscience, and rot
away the elements upon wluch all society
rests, ciaimir.g to be a religious faith, it al
lows falsehood, systematizes licentiousness.
overlooks murderj, vitiates trial by jury, and
vests in a single, seinsn ana sensual chiet the
supreme interests of a large community. As
well might the sect in India which makes
murder a religious duty be considered en
titled to the benefits of freedom ot conscience
as Mormomsm. This abominable system
sprung from the same hotbed in western New
i one oi ianaucism wnicn nas encenaerea so
many other crimes against the prosperity and
happiness of mankind. While slavery and
Mormonism have been pronounced by fashion
able philanthropists "twin barbarisms," it
has been found practicable to put down the
one at the expense of a million of lives, while
it has taken twenty years to bring one Mor
mon Thug to his just deserts. While States
of the south are garrisoned by troops which
uphold policies of government that have no
iounuation upon the will of the people, the
great and growing Territory of Utah is al
lowed to be the held, undisturbed, of a sys
tem that disgraces the nation and humanity,
and that would not be permitted by any other
civilized government in the world to exist for
an hour. In reading the accounts of the
Mountain Meadows massacre, comparing it
with the atrocities of the communists in Paris,
it would be hard to decide whether atheistical
or religious fanaticism is the worse enemy of
standing ready to welcome his overtures with
demonstrations of joy and gratitude, now
sinks under a weight ol apprehension doubly
distressing in that it proceeds from a blow to
confidence slow in growth, and hardly ma
tured when struck down. The best and truest
friends of the administration from that sec
tion confess utter dejection, and promise
themselves nothing for the future, so far as
at present thscernible. while the reluctant re
cruits in the north are fast cancelhitr com
mitment to a policy they hate, and now be
lieve doomed. Such is the state of public
feeling to-day, but it may be modified bv the
early withdrawal of the troops from South
Carolina. In any view, however, the situa
tion is unfortunate because any future ad
vance will be the more vigorously contested.
that the movement has lost momentum and
prestige, and the more cautiously and indif
ferently received, that it is regarded with dis
trust. Opposition will supersede acquiescence
on the one side, and apathy Like the place of
interest on the other. The facta and equities
of the case are already offensively
known to the whole pec pie, and noth
ing can be gained by a further investi
gation. It is true that information obtained
through a commission properly constituted.
representing the authority to be influenced by
its conclusions, will be more satisfactory to
that authority than impressions gathered from
other sources. But the developments will
have no greater force with the public than
those now familiar knowledge. Whatever
shall be the result, the same dissatisfaction
will exist, and any action based upon the re
port which shall be made will meet with the
same condemnation by one side or the other.
11 the commission is authorized to effect a
compromise, as is generally supposed it will
be, not one step will be gained toward the
final pacification of the country. Compro
mise, of whatever character, is only postpone
ment a present accommodation of a matter
requiring future adjustment. So that if a
compromise is to be made in the premises we
shall remain in statu quo during tie next four
years, experiencing a " blank olympiad in
deed, to be followed by a renewal of the con
flict when the term expires. It is sincerely to
be hoped that no such scheme is in contem
plation, but, if not, of what service will be
the commission? The whole cause
of the diversion from the cou.-se
originally described is, in our
opinion, the belligerent attitude assumed by
Packard, purposely taken to frustr.ito hf de
signs of the administration, by bringing on
such a condition of war as would insure the
presence of Federal troops. And if such be
the fact, the troops should be at once with
drawn, upon explicit notification to him and
to all that they will return upon the first at
tempt at violence, to suppress the party guilty
of it. There is no other course which will
prove equal to the end proposed the free
dom of the people peaceably to choose be
tween the contestants. lhat they should
have this privilege, under the circumstances,
is clear, and that it is the only possible means
oi uisposmg ot me question iiualiy is still
clearer. Put both parties upon their good
behavior by due notice of the penalty to be
incurred by a violation of the peace, at d ther
retire the Federal forces, leading them to
stand or fall upon their own merits with the
THE ItUILK AS lIYTllOLOti V
StelntbaPs Ureat Work the Literary
MenMatlon of London-Doabtful Bib
lical Keputations Cleared up by
DKEAMS ASD IDEALS.
The Iosmatie Hyutems Have Been
Breams, Bad Ureams, Ishtmares,
Breams of Violence, Blood
shed. Wrong and Oppression.
Moncure Conway's London Letter in the
Cincinnati Commercial : Whatever may have
been the toleration of the Jews in the past,
it is certain that they are now admitting a
degree of freedom in handling their own
records which promises important results.
Two of their most learned men and they
have more of such in proportion to their num
bers than any race in the world are now
engaged in explaining a large part of the bible-
as mythology. These two are Dr. Stein-
thal and Dr. Goldz;her. Steinthal's essnys
on Prometheus and Samson fairly founded
the new study of the Hebrew mythology,
(which Renan said does not exist Les Semi
ten n'ont jamais en de mythobxjie). Steinthal
identifies Samson as a sungod, and Delilah
as a moon goddess. Goldziher, a young
Israelite, trained by the treat Arab-
lst, Dr. Heischer, now brings for
ward his long expected work, wluch
Russell Martineau has translated with
his usual fidelity, and the Longmans pub
lished. It is entitled: V Mythology Among
the Hebrews, and Its Historical Develop
ment. By Ignaz Gold.iher, Ph. D , member
of the Hungarian academy of sciences.
Translatod from the German, with additions
by the author, by Russell Martineau, M. A.,
of the British museum.". Russell Martineau
(son ot Rev. James Martineau) is one of the
best Hebraists in England, as bis translation
of Ewald's History of Israel proved. He
has included in this volume Steinthal's es
says alluded to. The impression which this
book has already made here is profound. It
is a fact that the Orientals have for centu
ries treated many of the bible stories as
solar myths. Thus Saadi writes, as if it
were a familiar interpretation: "Then Jonah
entered the whale's belly the sun set."
Goldziber, evidently not acquainted with
baadi s sentence, has worked to the same con
clusion by way of philology. A good many
doubtful biblical reputations are cleared up
by these interpretations. Abraham and
Iaaac mean philologically the rainy or noc
turnal sky, and the "laughing" (Isaac) sun;
and the story of the projected sacrifice of
one by the other is 6imply the night at
tempt of a dismal morning to obscure the
sun. jepniiiau means the opening
day; his daughter is the Dawn; consequent
ly the advancing Day necessarily sacrifices
the virginal rosy Dawn, and that is all there
is in the terrible stories of Jephtha-genia or
Iphigenia. Cain killing Abel is the night
slaying the day. Jacob and Esau at birth
represent night clinging to the heel of day
(Jacob means "follower,") and at sunset
cheats him of his birthright perhaps by
getting up as gorgeous an evening a was
the purple dawn; Goldziher having shown
Ui.it "hairy" (Esau) is everywhere a so1..;;
epithet sums up fhe story with "Night fol
lows close upon Day, driving him from his
place." Rachael weeping for her children is
tbe Hebrew !Niobe. The solar Mythology as
applied to the Olympian deities has had the
admitted advantage of relieving the Greeks
of the charge of worshiping gods and god
desses whose behavior would take them to
Newgate, if they were in London; their
amours were those of sunshine and flower,
nnd their assassinations only eclipses and
storms; but it remains to be seen how Jews
and christians will entertain this scheme for
similarly vindicating the characters of scrip
ture worthies at a cost of their reality.
ew ork Herald, 27th: About thirty wt-
jjiB, iwemy oi -A-nom were women and the
rest men, assembled in the dingy room on the
second, floor ot So. 5-7 Third avenue. At
uie leu oi the desk, which is railed in after
me manner of an altar, and covered wiUi
crimson cloth, a small apartment has been
caiimuucu on. mis Wiu the scene ot tin.
alleged assault ujwn Mrs. Ieavitt by Rev. D.
M. McCaffrey, who, with Itev. Mr. Cowley,
occupied tne space within the railing yestex-
"jr iiiurning. An air ot nervous expectancy
pervaded the little audience, among whom
were two negro girls, while Mr. M'Cailrey
yuuucuju uie morning service; but the Leav
uui pieseui, ana mere was no dis
turbance. After Uie liturgical services were
over and a collection had leen taken, h'ev
Mr. Cowley stepped to the desk and occupied
about half an hour in the delivery of an ex
temporaneous sermon from the exhortation of
St. Paul to the Corinth ians ta eli:inso iVwmi-
selves from all impurities of the hVsh, etc., a
text ooviousiy suggested by the occasion, and
one upon which he managed to hinge various
auusions to the pending scandal. He ex
plained that the Corinthians were a very gay.
corrupt and luxurious people, rjid dwelt upon
ine propriety, not ot resisling temptation
only, but also of keeping out of the way of
vice anil immorality. It was not enough (o
act on the defensive. The man who would
make real progress in holiness munt !e pre
pared to lead the assault against sin and cor
ruption in the world. Proceeding in this
strain, the reverend gentleman observed that
sometimes temptations and misrepresentations
came from sources from which one had tie
right to expect better things. Such cases
were more difficult to deal with, because cue
was not prepared to meet them because they
came unexpectedly, and were in the nature o"f
mutinies. Here Rev. Mr. M'Catfrey smiled
and looked around upon the scanty audience,
as if he would have said, "You hear what he
thinks of these Leavitts, my friends;" but
just as his defender appeared to have com
menced a paragraph Uiat could only end in a
comforting assertion of his brother clergy
man's innocence, and the countenances of Mr.
M'Caffrey's partisan's were lighted up with
rosy expectation, he turned abruptly into the
beaten track of moralizing generalities and
hastened to conclude with an exhortation.
When a hymn had been sung and the audi
ence dismissed with the benediction, the rep
resentative of the Herald joined the party
near the altar ami requested that the nameot
the clergyman who had just left the mlpit
ot the necklace. The bracelets were two
bands ot gold, black enameled, with five dia
monds in each." 'Die forty-two diamonds are
estimated in value at about twenty-five thou
sand dollars. AnoUier account says the lace
alone cost nineteen thousand dollars more,
ard the entire cost of the toilet was fixed at
forty thousand dollar?. The corsage was cut
enticingly low, ami the train "swept the
lobby far behind the lady." "It fitted as if."
to use Kate r ield s description, "thi wearer
had been poured into it." Only a majestic
woman coma auora to appear in such a rich
dress, but it is known that Mrs. Shook is one
of Uie handsomest and queenly figures in New
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Fu far Ihe CancaMian. k, Beatb.
tbe Cblaansan An Oatr.xe lpn
31 or ton's Factotum, the Poatmaster-
Wfueral -Be I'acto."' Key belne
only PoMtmaster-Weneral "Ali
unde "It is a Part of the
Southern Policy, You
Washington Ca pital: Once upon a time a
weary traveler stopped at an ancient tavern.
He observed that the place had a dilapidated
look, unlike the front it used to wear when
he had been wont in other days to share its
cheer. A tow-headed boy sat astride an
emaciated saw-h rse, wluch wits groggy in
the legs, and which was the only horse that
had been seen halted in front of that hostelry
for many a day. The sign-post had been cut
down lor kindling wood, and the old pump.
with long wooden handle, leaned aslant and
refused to yield the limpid nectar ot the well
at the touch of the passer-by.
Having duly surveyed these evidences of
decay, the traveler addressed the tow-headed
boy who bestrode the diseased saw-hores;
"Who keeps this place, Bub?"
"IV ole 'oman."
"What has become of your father?"
"What sort of a place does vour mother
"But I mean how does she keep it?"
1 ha,-ebeen recently reminded of this
touching anecdote. The other evening I was
engaged in conversation with Colonel Levy,
of Louisiana, in front of Uie Ebbitt, when an
individual with a white mustache anil an
apologetic face drove up in a bueri-'v. A col
ored citizen rushed out and dispersed a small
crowd on Uie sidewalk with Uie exclamation:
"Make way for the postmaster-general !'
Colonel L4W looked at the aonarition
tnrougn ni benignant spectacles, and said :
vhy, fctafc s not the poetmaster-general.
x mik.iuiinci tnat it was; uiat tne instinct
should be given him. "I won t give it, 'Scried of the colored individual was unerring.
JU.L-. n uanrey, excitedly; "1 decline to fur- "Thai not Kv- I bimr War " ,;f,l
nish anvthinir tor the Herald: I've been
slandered m this matter " But ho gave it,
nevertneiess, while one woman, then another,
and finally a third, pressed his clerical hand
impulsively, denounced the Leavitts, and
vowed she never would believe it no, never.
Thus caressed by sympathizing parishioners,
Mr. M'Caffrey's temper became somewhat
molified and forgiving, and he hastened to
assure the reporter that he was the innocent
victim of a conspiracy to levy black-mail.
In Tennessee They are a Kespectablc
and Thrifty Class-Hunting for
Ciold under Hplvlt li-rection.
Edgar M. Marble, of Miehiiran. wh
been principal law clerk of the dervtrtmrnt.
wiu oe appomoeu to tne vacant position ot
The New York World, Monday: Dr. Felix
Adler lectured yesterday on "Dreams and
Ideals." He spoke as follows: "There are
some who maintain that nothing is valuable
that is not tangible to the senses or soluble
by reason. If that alone is good which we
can prove to be real, life would be bare in
deed. On the other hand, sentimentalists
urge Uiat the testimony of inward experience
is as valuable as' any test of science." There
is no question as to the reality of the relig
ious need in 'mm, but it is not admissible to
use this in order to establish the validity of
any particular creed, l ou may say you are
happy in your religion; well, so is the Mo
hammedan, so is the freethinker, so are the
believers in numerous and vastly different
creeds. The fables of Uie deafhbed repent
ance of infidels are too threadbare to
require serious consideration. There
is a marked difference between the
truths of science and the truths of religion,
Uie truths of the heart and the truths of the
mind for we concede that there is truth in
religion." The lecturer here went on to
speak of the i Larms of poetry and the beauti
fying effects of illusion in life. He said: "Il
lusion often nerves us to undertake struggles
which we should never engage in if we saw
their inevitable results aheaJ. The qualities
we see souieUnies in our loved ones w nnf
there, but the illusion which leads U3 to be
lieve they are knits firm the eternal bonds of
love. Poetry is the idealization of the pas
sions. By it the universal shines through th.i
individual. Ihe poetry which u rnnst nmm
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lar is teat wnicn is most typical, not ol emo
tions peculiar to one- but common to all. nnd
trueoi sui. lane, ior instance, i ioethe s Lrl-
King, or Iloineo and Juliet, or the drama of
ambition, Macbeth. lake I-aust portravinir
tne conflict oi ine anal souls in ni:ui.
the lea.bng idea appealing to the experience
even ot Uie hum blest. 1 here is truth in these
figmerts cf the fancy.
iteiigion i a species ot poetry, a poem on
tne sublime, lour avesto, koran, bible arc
collecUons of songs of the nations on the in
finite. Religion seeks ierfection in truth.
beauty, love, and places them before you, not
in dry lorms, as the scientist does, but em
bodied in living types which anneal to all
The lecturer described the bible version of the
creation as nothing more than a ooern. written
by one who certainly did not speak as though
ue were r.-cning a iact or relating something
of which he was a witness. The idea of the
millennium he regarded also as purely poeti
cal. He asked who can believe that the world
was made out of nothing, or who, that has
followed Uie gradual development of history,
can expect Uiat a being will come some day
and change it all in an instant? All thi.-, he
said, is true only in ideas and as symbolizing
the hopes and aspiraUons of mankind. Speak
ing next of the opposition to all new ideas,
Prof. Adler teferred to the spread of Moham
medanism in ihe east, secured at the cost of
rivers of blood; to Uie spread of Christian
ity in northern Europe by means of tire
and the sword; to the thirty years of war and
convulsions of States which accompanied Uie
reformation, and continued:
All this ereat traxredv of human life has
been put before us in Uie story of Uie life and
death of Uie Messiah. During the coming
week the christian churches will rehearse this
tale of harrowing agony Uiat closed so long
ago on Calvary. AY hy is it that its influence
to-day is as potent as if it had occurred but
yesterday? Why is it that men who think
an we du will tand sometimes in a Catholic
c&thednd aud be moved, even to tears, by the
assistant attorney-general at Washington. recital of this story? Is it not because this
In a current magazine, Mr. Joaquin Mil
ler publishes the following verse "To Be
linda: ' If all the world a garden were.
And women were but bowers.
If men were bees that busied there
i nrouguout tne summer hours.
Oh! I would hum the garden through
For honey till I came to you.
Then I should hive within your hair.
Its sun and gold together;
And I should hide in glorv there
Through all the changeful weather."
You wish an insect thus to be,
As worded in your sonnet,
That every girl like you should have
A bee within her bonnet.
There Is another insect, Jo,
You well might be Instead:
I am not called to write of what
Is running in your head.
The "Arkansas Traveler."
Chicago Tribune: The influence of tiie
Sullivan trial in the Democratic politics of
this city seems to be important. Last fall
Bill O'Brien, one of Sullivan's counsel at the
first trial, dictated the Democratic nomina
tion lor btate s-attorney; yesterday William
II. Hynes, one of Sullivan's counsel at the
second trial, was nominated for city-attorney.
This individual w is never heard of in Chica
go, to our Knowledge, until ne turned up as
one ot Sullivan s defenders; now we learn
has been here a year and a half, and was
previously an "Arkansas traveler." He em
igrated to Arkansas from heaven knows
where, under the protection of the army, and
as long as tiie army remained he was a car
petbag politician on the Republican side,
vv hen the army left Arkansas, he left too,
ana now ne turns up in unicago as a carpet
bag pohtic.au on tue Democnil.c ride. All
this is chiefly interesting as showing that the
xsemocruuc iienunciaiion ot flu carpetbag
gers in the south was simply because they
were ou the opposite side, but that Uie Dem
ocrats arc in favor cf carpetbaggers on their
side especially when they have done service
in getting aunivaa on. we may as well re
imiiii lueiu, nowever. mat tne nomine" lor
Cfc'ie s-aTtorney dictated oy Air. Sullivan's
counsel last fall was defeated; and we fancy
that the people this spring will conclude by
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me -nine iiuauniui; mill uie UC'iense Of Sill'
livan ought not to be a passport to an impor
tant legal position.
Nasnville correspondence of the Chicago
Tribune: Outside of the fact that the great
army of scoffers at so-called Spiritualism may
believe that a man who gives credence to its
peculiar doctrines was a lunatic ere he be
came a convert, I don't remember ever hear
ing of any Spiritualist in Tennessee going
stark mad upon the subject, and the State
holds probably some fifteen hundred believers,
who belong to all elapses and degrees, and in
cludes both educated and uneducated disci
ples. Before the war a christian minister
went over to Spiritualism, and a large num
ber of people were kind enough to remark
that he had been laboring under temporary
aberration of mind, or he never could have
taken so roundabout a chute toward heaven.
He still maintained an equilibrium of mind,
and was as eloquent and as powerful upon
ms new sumeci as wnen ne spoke Irom velvet-
trimmed pulpits, in true orthodox st-le, to
cuuivateu ana nigniy rehnea audiences.
While the Spiritualists of Tennessee may, as
in other places, have fallen in the estima
tion of their more orthodox brethren, it ia
but justice to say that the believers represent
a ciass ot respectable and thrifty citizens,
though this sort of religion, or fanaticism as
many would term it, has at divers times af
forded diversion, anil even been a source of
revenue, to persons imitating the seances of
tne true believers, and imposing upon the
creuunty oi tneir teliow-men. It is told that
there is a colony of Spiritualists who have
settled down among the mountain fiistnesses
of Tennessee, and who claim to have been
directed thither by the spirit of a dead hunter.
who was wont to tread his way through the
mazes ana labyrinths of the deep gulches
mat line tne mountain sides, iierc, v.
on his hunt after bear? and other wild am
inals, he so he. coimumcated through the
medium had discovered in a certain spot,
and at the bottom of a gulch, an inexhausti
ble gold mine. It was stated to the credulous
believers that if they dug down to the depth
of two hundred feet they would strike the
rich vein, and the lortune of every individual
engagea in tne search would be assured.
This little colony lived frugally, dwelling in
litUe comfortless log huts. and. when thev
could spare the time from the delving after
tne precious metals, they raised small
patches ot potatoes and corn, which, with
the wild meat brought down with, the rifle,
furnished them with a livelihood. Here,
isolated from all the rest of Uie busy world,
struggling for a my thical store of gold, the
deluded beings have for years labored, and
grown old and gray in the service, and many
have sunk down to Uie grave without even
getting a sight of the goal of their hopes.
The hard flint and tough marble that dulled
the edges of their instuments seemed almost
beds of iron, yet they never yielded, only
making more strenuous efforts, and the delv
ing down into the promising bowels of the
earth was carried on in the face of almost
insurmountable difficulties. The faith still
lingers, and, were any one to in
form the workers that they were laboring
under a delusion, he would doubtless be
laughed at for his exceeding stupidity in dis
crediting the statements
of the dead Indian
"Of course not," said I, "but its Slim Jim
bum Jim, ot Indiana postmaster-general
"Oh,' Kiid the colonel, "de facto? And
who is the posmaster-general aliunde?'''
"Your friend Key," said I. "Key is post-matter-general
in all that the te.-iii implies,
except wielding the powers and discharging
tne uuties oi tne omce. Me runs tne depart
ment nice tne old woman kept tavern.
The southern policy, mv bov. is a biu-iliin
It guarantees self-government to the nouth-
evn Places; ana enas in the statu auo and a
commission. It appoints a Confederate to a
cabinet oifice; and dim Jim, who wears a
bloody shirt and is owned by Morton, runs
the departmunt. To my mind, the strategy
i-y wmeu .iiortou seized the general postothce
ana captured tne t.onfeilerate postmaster-
gene.ul, is one of the funniest tilings that
ever transpired. 1 ou all know Key. He is
an elegant old genueman from Chattanooga.
AVrl-.r.f A '.. 1 1 1 - .
i, ii.vi. L- Liwra in kuow iiuoui oeing an ele
gant gentleman is nt worth knowing.
And you all know Slim Jim. He is one of
Morton s strikers from Indiana, and wears
cooil clothes, including a number six hat.
Ihe clothes are the clothes of an elegant
gentleman; but what Slim Jim doesn't know
about tilings m general would make a choice
library, lie knows just enough to be service
able, and not enough to be troublesome to
Morton. When he wakes up ia the morning
he lies in bed until Morton sends word that
ne may git up. 1 have heard it said that he
awaits similar permission to perform oUier
uomcsiic i unctions, but 1 don t believe that
part ol the story. However, he never takes
any important step without Morton s permis
sion. Vhen Key was appointed postmaster
general Slim Jim was aaked to take the nlaee
oi in-si assistant, tie was then instructed to
decline. Then Uie order was so far modified
as to read. " You i will take the matter under
advisement." Finaliy he was commanded to
it Morton should take a freak some day
aim oiuer Jim to go out to lajianny and saw
wood, Jim would conclude in his simple mind
that Morton had at last found out what the
Almighty had created him for; and you
would see him, with that same white mus
tache and apologetic face, trudging patiently
away with his saw-horse on his shoulder and
his saw within his hand.
You may think it is a great convenience to
a man like Morton to have a valet like Slim
Jim. But you should also reflect that it is a
big thing for a simple soul like Jim to have
a gmu, man like Movton for his master.
Once upon a time an English gei.Ucman was
traveling in Italy and he fell sick. His va: t
nursed him with such sleepless a.ssidnifv a:..l
such uncomplaining fidelity that one day the
master exclaimed, "What could I do without
"Ah, master, reioined Simple John, d o
tending his Yorkshire mouth from ear to eur.
what wud ee do withoot thee V Mnnv'a i !i
.yunei u ue poou tosarve tnee, tor goin abro.id
to see all the far countries V the wearin' of
fine clothes. But for sarvin' thee, mast r
r i i. j. ii. . i-L .i , . .
i ii oe at tne uitcnm soaae and nine wnw
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thus we observe that our elegant friend
Key is postmaster-ereneral. Slim Jim rims th
uepartment, and Morton runs Slim Jim. As
soon as 1 fand out who is running the White
House I will let vou know. I faintlv Riisnivf.
mo iiciiui: i jim, mo, uut ne is not sum.
It should be borne alwavs in mind thaf- iho
administration has a southern policy.
S;-.i Francisco Mail: Perhaps She utterly
infamous :in! blood-thirsty natue of the
average California hoodlum was nevr better
illustrated than by the butchery of five in
offending Chinamen at Chico last wk. It
makf s one's blood boil to think this ihastly
crime was committed in Uie most del berate
and premeditated manner, and that tht mur
ders got off, as usual, unknown and ui dis
turbed. If Governor Irwin is the capable ex
ecutive we take him to be if, above all, he
has the pluck to do a righteous action, thonyh
one unpopular with the "great unwashed
he will spend both time, money and energy
in bringing the Chico assassins to justice. Ee
can do no more manly action than to at once
offer rewards sufficient to send some of tij
murderers te the galiows. He is sure of hear
ing from some member of Uie blood-thirsty
gang in this way. Assassins can be bribed
to betray as well as murder it is part of their
ghoulish trade. Place what restrictions are
found requisite upon Chinese emigration ; but
so long as these unfortunate people are actu
ally living among us they are entitled to the
same protection, both legal and moral, that
is awarded foreigners of any race. Those who
join in oar great processions have no better
right to the security of their persons and
property than has the clumsiest "John" that
ever tumbled down the gangway of a Pacific
mail steamer. A great deal of elaborate
nonsense is talked about the iniquity that is
presumed to result from Uie existence of Uie
six companies, but with such horrible acta of
deliberate brutality cons'antly occurring,
what blame can attach to the Chinese for
banding together in self-defense? It is the
instinct of self-preservation. No one need
be surprised, and no honest man can fail to
rejoice hereafter when these over
patient people are goaded into taking
iieir own part. Now and then the
terce of American example peeps out
even amid the -.-ace of Jobs. At Gold Hill,
some months ago, a miner was amusing him
self by robbing a Chinaman of his mule. The
latter havinsr the impudence to resist this
cheerful proceeding, the miner felt for his re
volver. The Chinaman, however, produced
a similar weapon and incontinently shot his
despoiler dead. Of course, there was a vin
dictive rush toward John made by the aston
ished spectators. Just then the partner of
the dead man advanced and waved the crowd
back. "It was a fair fight, bovs. Let the
Chinee go!" he said sternly, adding with an
admiring emphasis, Ihe tact is these Mon
golians is improvin'." May they continue to
improve until such outrages as the one at
Chico become impossible, says the Mail.
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are bringing to light some interesting reve
lations, showing what becomes of tho
of the policy-holders. Take the case of the
Kauitable lite: the followinu' nnv roll was .Ka-
closed to the astonished gaze of the publk;
Two Vulgarly Stnnid Women Com.
petlns for the Title of "Leader of
Fashion" in Sew York A Forty
Thousand Dollar Toilet.
The Pennsylvania Coal Trade.
Ihe 1'ottsviUe (I'enn.) Miners' Journal
gives tne lonowing statistics: "The quan
tity of coal sent from the Schuylkill region
for the week ending March 17th wn l.v
06,:iGS tons; by canal, 700 tons; total, 67,058
tons, against 11,640 tons for the same woeL-
of last year; increase, 55,144 tons. For the
year, 'JJ6,640 tons, against ol 2,084 tons for
the corresponding period of last yar- in
crease, d'Jb.oob tons. Ihe quantity sent from
all the regions for the week was: Anthracite
2bo,0y9 tons; bituminous. 40.731 tons- tofal'
bU3,2 tons, against ii,$A tons anthracite
and .Vr,.VS tons bituminous; total, 140,502
tons for the same week of last year; increase
of anthracite, l0,lti5 tons; decrease of bi
tuminous, 14.H35 tons. The quantity sent
from all the regins for the vear was: Anthra
cite, 3,:51,4if!J tons; bitaminous, 52 117
tons; total, 3,879,616 tons, against 2,209i9.16
tons anthracite and S47,fri5 tons bituminous
total, 2,817,571 tons for the
period of last year; increase of anthracite
1,081,.j63 tons; increase of bituminous. 19 -513
cleaning house ia
and best steam dyeing and
the city u at 246 Second
T. t. WALKB OO.
Sew York Letter: There baa Inb'lir heon n
he I snarP rivalry for the leadership of fashion in
ras i Xe'Y. York city Dut a11 accounts of the late
carnival there accord the victory to Mrs.
Sheridan Shook, wife of the manager of the
Union Square theater. A Mrs. Hell, of Cali
fornia, lately created a sensation, and mo
mentarily disputed Mrs. Shook's chum by
appearing at the chavitv ball with about five
hundred diamonds in her hair, curs, on her j
l..m n .1 J .1 . ..I ... .1... l !
wov.u uuu I.WU11U lid w.iisi; uut ilL Hie liexL
(.Teat public ball Mrs Shook appeared with
the Grand Dukes Alexis and Constanttne,
in a toilet so magnificent as to call forth, so
the Tribune says, a surprised remark on the
freshness and magnificence and extravagant
of the toilets of the American ladies,
nothing more beautiful and tasteful
being seen in European CJurts. This
toi'et settled all disputes as to the lead
ersliip of fashion. It is described in detail
by the Tribune as follows: "The dress proper
was of cream-white satin, stiff enough to
stand alone, with long train, and a partly
flowing watteau of black Lyons velvet falling
over the satin train. The watteau was al
most entirely covered by old round point lace
turned back upon the velvet, showing the en
tire pattern of the lace. Over the white satin
front of the dress was more black velvet.
draped with point lace flounces garnished
with novel designs in flowers, consisting of
tournures of pacsies, pinks, apple-blossoms,
Narcissus and autumn leaves, fringed with
lilies of the valley. The watteau was held
back by bouquets of flowers from the waist
down. The bodice was cut square, both in
front and liehind, very low, with short
kIbcvcs, garnished with flowers and lace. The
fan. designed to -suit the toilet, was round-
edged, with maralwut feathers anil a narrow
flounce of round point lace, the sides repre
senting the natural hlies of the valley and
violets and (the reverse) tea roses and cardin
al buds. The ornaments were diamonds ex
clusively, and were of immense value. The
necklace was composed of nineteen diamonds,
the biggest fully as large as a man's thumb-
25 i KM)
Assistant Actuary ".
Sup't boud and mortgage department. ...
mi i . .
ine piesiuent ot the gorgeous concern,
Mr. II. Ii. Hyde, began his work m 1859 on
a salary of 1000. In 1863 he got $5000; in
l VU. with his perquisites, he skinned the
public out of $21,199; and thereafter it annu
ally increased until in U74 it reached the
glorious aggregate of $57,500, which was
maintained until 1875, when the company.
: u:.. ..t ii i , 1
owing mm ui mat time nearly fb4,UUU, re
duced his income to the small and hi ytrarlv
i .. :i. . i- J.-!? . iui , - . c 7 r
: iiiimmam , uw per annum, wnich he is
now aud has been receiving .since tnat time
nut ne wrung lnmsell in :is the "agent of
the Mutual life, for which he received the an
nual douceur ot f 2U.UUU, making his salary
-i.uw. in mis way Hyde took the hie
and ti'llow out of the pjlicy-holders.
50 brls. Powdered aud Vat-loaf Sugar,
100 hhds. w Orleans Sugars,
1000 barrels Flour various grades,
100 barrels A'avy Means and fcirits,
10 casks new l'runes and Currants,
400 sacks Kio, Java and Cordova Colfee,
00 boxes Codfish aud Dried Herring.
100 tubs strictly Choice Butter,
S00 boxes fresh Crackers and Biscuits,
SO brls. choice Hams and Bfst. Bacon,
200 boxes mild Cheese,
SOO pkgs. Pickles and Spiced Pigsfeet,
pkgs. Missouri Cider, aud numerous
other articles, at
ti. A. Eckerly & Bros.
FRONT AND UNION STREETS,
Tttem j.li I. Ton n eoee.
317 Second Street, near JJonroe
METALLIC AND WOODEN BURIAL CASKS
and CASKRTS. Klttrant Hiihes (ii.nt j' K.il w
Coffin Trimmings. Orders by telegraph sent promnuy
C. O. D. Special attention paid to embalming.
Nursery & Greenhouse
5000 FLOWERING PLANTS.
SELLING OUT Roses, Geraniums. Hdlotroii..
Verbenas, and a general cnl lection of line ynvn
house foliage and bedding plant h.
Also, Rustic and Wire Baskets. Rn-tls St-m.ig, '
filled with beautlhil (lowers, suitable- tor .If -ni- dicm
forthe Easter Holidays, and all of which I will sell
I am also prepared to sod graves, ornament and
take care of cemetery lots, besides laying-oif, -.Hiding
and planting private grounds
Hernando street ears runs to theGreeniiuiis"".
9. H. HOLST. T. W. HOLhT.
32G Haiti, opp. I'eaW-lv CI.tr,.
ALWAYS on hand, a large assortment ci .'.i ,
Cases and Caskets, and Vim-i.-n :,,,:,..
LT Orders bv telau-rnrih rsiimi-.t'. f;ii.-.
Cases shipped C. O. U.
Havana lottery, 77.
Grand Extraordinary Brawinguf April is
Klnst 'nnitnl Prize :; lum
Nero rid Capital Prize (.
Third Capital Frixe 501100
Only 1M.OOO Tiokels i'
234rl Prizes, none less than Sr,(K). Price of Tickets.
Whole, SlOpi Half, T0; Quarter, S2S; Tenth, SiO;
Twentieth, $5. '",
Clubs or narttes riurchnslni? tti'icpt tiiimi ,..1
of over 8100 will be allowed a discount of 15 per
Prizes cashed. Send for circulars. Address all
orders to M WI KI, OKKAXTI t.
mhlHeod ins Ounn 0,1 St.. New Orleans. I.a.
A. F. DOD & CO.
Journal of Commerce.
Pact. h. baynk.
The blindest chance that ever cursed a State.
This man. (mm out his bestial brotherhood
Uplifting, led through seas of human blood.
To work itiow long?) the dark behests of Kate!
Some shallow c;isul.sts will tids creature great:
et. truly, never since the old-world Hood
Eh'ied down the sliaie where rising Ararat stood,
Have vice and cunning found a worthier mate.
Conslsent only In malign self-love.
In dogged hate of ail things brave and Tree,
His creed brute-power himself his Deity!
Faith groans beneath him, heaven Is sick aboe
Time biieed the hour which drags the monster down.
A would be Cresar, with a harlequin's crown!
nail, and the smallest about the size of the
uttie hnger-nau. lhey were strung upon a
chain of so delicate workmanship that the
diamonds almost covered and concealed it.
i'ba pendant was a cross of eleven diamonds
of the size of the smaller onea in the neck
lace. 1'he ear-rings were solitaires, each a
carat or two leas in weight than the largest
Peeoliarities of French People.
Queer people those Frenchmen. A lady,
talking in Paris along the Hue du Chateau
d'Kau. came upon her husband, who had an
other lady linked to his arm. The man, well
knowing the temper of his wife, took to his
heels, leaving the two ladies to settle the af
fair as they might think best. The two
talked, and then they fell to blows, the result
being that the wife was knocked down by the
other one. Subsequently she made her way
to the police station to enter a complaint, but
she found her victorious adversary already in
custody. In due time all the parties appeared
in court. The victor, as the attacked party,
wa3 acquitted, it being pronounced no oteno
for a lady merely to take the arm of a married
man. The wife was acquitted lecause she
was already severely punu-hed. The husliand
was lectured severely by the judge, and the
crowd of spectators came near lynching him,
not for walking abroad with a pn Uy girl, but
for having run away from his friehd.
27 9H MAIN ST.,
Iwr.oxxiiD His, 1 s Tenn.,
(Itoyle & Chapman's Old Mtaad).
Fresh Goods! Low Prices!
I ' I i
nr.. kit. if.- .-a
B. J. SEMMES
WHOLESALE DEALERS IN
KENTUCKY AND TENNESSEi
Wines and Liquors of Direct Importation
ALWAYS ON HAND, AT
97 JVLA.I3ST ST. MEMPHIS.
SLEDGE, KAY & GO.,
GROCERS and COTTON FACTORS
Nos, 371 a!N373 Main Street.
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