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THE ArrttL FOB 17.
The ArrKAL need no formal siatemc&t of
principle, ! nor elaborate recital of what
will do r exptct to do in the rear 1S73.
can offer bo stronger guarantee for ita future
than it afforded bj its conduct daring the
thirty-seven yean of its exintfmcc. It will
labor earnestly and faithfull for th ad
vancement of the Democratic paHy and for
be eood of the south, which it believe to be
one and inseparable. will, aa heretofore,
present a fu and complete account, each
day, of fie-eorrent errata transpiring
throughout the globe, and, beside pecial
elegram and general correspondence, will
. . .... ' I , J r - : t. 1
contain au tne new oi we vurm. nununni
t Lha Associated Prose, whose extensive
facilities for obtaining and transmitting in
formation are of the most thorough and ex
haostivo character. The very best and most
perfect review offinancial nd commer
cial matters wiff alo4J daily gives and
comprehenaire, report of tbe various markets
of the world will always be famished,
The circulation of theAFFBSX has steadily
advanced with each' successive jeax, DD
is now vjual to that of any paper in the
south. The daily and weekly is ent; into
hundreds of families, in nearly every city,
town, village and hamlet in West Tennessee,
Mississippi, North Alabama and Arkansas,
It finds its way into every community whose
business trade is tributary to Memphis,
Notwithstanding this, its proprietors are de
termined to extend its circulation, and for
that purpose have made extensive arrange
ments throughout the south. The Appeal
will continue to be a first-class newspaper,
and it will have the courage to boldly de
clare and constantly maintain the principles
of its political faith, which are emphatically
with the Democratic party, which has liber
ated the south from m'Htary rale and Radi
cal corruption. '
Terms mt SmbMrlptlaau v ' '
One copy, one month, by mall
One eopy, one year, by mall
M copy, six months, by mall
One copy, on wok. In city
One copy, one month, In city. ...
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o uu
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One copy, one year
One copy, six months
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- The Daily Appfu. wHl be sent to such of
our weekly cotomporaries as publish this pros
pectus, or grre an editorial notice. Address
If the merchants of Mempb's who are so
much er'ioted in the re-election of Mayor
Flippin woo'd consott the future growth and
prosperity of the city, in which we know they
are deeply interested, they w'l take their In'
dependent candidate off the track, and place
. themselves snd the city of Memphis in ac
cord with the Democratic party, which has
liberated the south snd that section of coun
try which is tributary to Memphis. - The con
test for mayor of Memphis is attracting much
attention throughout the south. When Mis
sissippi was straggling with corruption, and
to free herself from despotism.- she had the
sympathy of Memphiu, and many of
our citizens contributed substantial aid
for the redemption of the State. Act
natal by a feeling of gratitude the noblest
of all human attributes the people of Mis
sissippi look with deep concern upon the ef
forts to disorganize the Democratic party and
to form an alliio)fVth Kadicaliam. ' Mem-
rj'ais would do wen xb listen to the voice of
her friends. The voice of the Mississippi
press, with one exception, is tt Sympathy
with the Democracy of this Hy.We publish
below a ringing article from .the Jackson
(Miss.) Clarion, the central organ of the
Democratic party of our sister State, which
may be regarded as the generpl voice of the
press and the people:
The Democratic party of Memphis is con
fronted by an "Independent" movement in
their approaching city election. The "Inde
pendent candidate forf mayor is a traitor to
bis party, whickl lid twk elected him to
office. Vailing I obtainjj the noavnatioa
at this election, kciiia rMOunoed allegi
ance to the part fc fhkh hi Owes so mucii,
and like the thawed adder has stung the
iund of b'S benefactor. Nevertheless, we
shall be surprised if 'his treachery is -not re
buked at the poiteMiansippr'na a targe
share in Memphis, and cannot look with in
difference to matters tbttf 1 concerns her; be
sides, her people are interested in whatever
relates to the preservation of the political or
ganization by which Mississippi as well as
Tennessee was reclaim osV from- misrule. . As
usual, the brave ola Appxal is at the front;
gallantly leadinifthe Democratic pad Con
aervative cohorUlobe charge.' The Clarion
rtxognize in that nolo journal a J led aad
faithful ally of Mississippi m tier paxt con
test! against the powers of darkness, and
bids it God-speed ,'i its , present contest
wjth the common' foe at its own door-sill. .
These are the words and the advice of a
friend. The Cloinon tells tTf uat w' aH
know, that "Mi$ jipft 'f I laJirV in
Memphis, and etMu'ot look "with Indifference i
to matters that concern her." From time to
time the Appeal will publish the, opinions
of the newspapers patronized by, the ' people
who trade with Mnaipli. sad who fcjoioo in
oar prosperity as much as we do ourselves.
Moreover, we design publishing, during the
canvass, the letters received com winding the
course of the ArrttAL. " Oatsido of Memphis
there is no sympathy with Judge Rfppin and
bis Democratic supporters. Democrats cannot
understand how a man can have the cheek to
call himself a Democrat while he desecrate
the pulpit of a churchy on Sunday in ha
ranguing the negiiVal vSoila he is noto
riously working with Radical leaders in a
treacherous warfare against the Democratic
party; or how he can bav & tan; sjBMUwnee to
count on any Democratic support in such a
nefarious business. No merely local contest
in West Tennessee ! &i J excited IroJ.
wide-spread interest among the Demo
crats as the current fight for mayor of
Memphis. They arts vfjalciirifr the! contest
with keen anxiety, wh'le their arncat and
most profound sympathies ae1 enlisted with
remarkable seal and unanimity for the Dem
ocratic ticket, headed by J, ohm, Johnson. They
aee with unerring instinct that the 'result is
freighted with the tarpwTjf thctfoe and re
liable Democrats of MemDhia.aai of Shelby
county in the Augnst election. The conduct
of Flippin, in betraying the party that has
been so kind to hinVkliieiiteriAgaarch
on Sunday, dedicAtevf tothe worship of
the Almighty God, for vile party purposes,
has filled thfm with disgust, has made
the muscle of every rural Democrat who re
sides within the radius of country tributary to
Memphis fairly tingle to be in the fight.
They see and know that Flippin, the creature
cf Democratic conventions, is laying the
foundation for an alliance by which the. Rad
ical will recaptare the city and county front
tbe Democracy, and. bene thy are np in
arms against the movement' Democrats of
Memphis, hearken to the voice of your rural
brethren! They talw a coos', candid Demo
cratic view of the mtaiGbd in this city un
biased by personal prejudice or the rivalries
of factions. Tbry are your friends aad the
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friends of Memphis. They are proud
of her, ar-f wish to be proud of her Democ
racy. Show yourselves worthy of their favor,
and yon make yourselves a power for the
city's good. With the return of prosperous
times, Memphis wDl take a new start in the
race to greatness, aad nothing will contribute
so much toward making our city the proud
commercial queen of the south as to retain
her proud reputation aa a Democratic city, in
perfect sympathy with the Democrabo people
who are her friends and patrons. Bat let it
be heralded abroad that Memphis has elected
as mayor a man who "huggermnggers'
with the negroes on the Sabbath day, and by
degrading the pulpit i for political purposes,
and she will become a stench in the nostrils
of the son them people. This is no time to
forfeit the respect and confidence of our out
side friends and backers; this is no time to
show that the.bugles of Radical leaders can
at any time call oat of the Democratic ranks
enough mercenaries and deserters to
defeat the Democratic party: thit is no
time to show that the Memphis Democ
racy is a powerless demoralized "thing,1
a Flippin meeringly calls it, fairly rotten
within internal treachery; in a word, this is
no time to elect a renegade from Democracy,
whose only hope of an election is 4y Radical
votes. Every day we see Democrats from all
parts of the country, who do their trading
with this city, and they tell as that the Demo
crats in the coxntry are taore excited about
this contest than the peonje of the city are,
and they arewith the Democracy to a man.
They feel a deep interest in Memphis, and
they don't want to see e'l the glorious oppor
tunities of the present hour, t"d 'l the mate
rial interests which she represents for herself
and for tbe 8nrroonc,:ng country to the dis
tance of hundreds of miles, sacrificed by un
scrupulous' place-hunters and trading poli
ticians upon the altar of faction. Let the
Democrats of this city, then, close np their
ranks, and show that they can co-operate for
the good of the city; that they are faithful to
the old itaadard,and will not betray theiiopea
that a-e staked upon their publio spirit and
fidslity. They know as well as we do that
the bulk of Flippin 's support must come
from the Radical party and from the negroes,
whose pulpits he has prostituted to the des
picable purposes of the pot-house politician;
that he has no show of success, save by the
party which he has been trice nominated to
defeat. A vote cast for John R. Flippin, on
the seventeenth of January, is a vote to disor
ganize the Democracy of Shelby county, and
to elect Radicals to office, by F';pp:n's aid, in
the next August elections, -i
The efforts of our distinguished member of
congress to sect" an appropriation for the
Mississippi levee has brought do a upon him
the abuse of the enemies of the southern peo
ple.'' In defending Colonel Young from these
assaults, the Louisvle Courier-Journal says:
"The Chicago Tribune hates Mississippi
lev," and claims that if Young's bl in put
in operation the cost of the work w " .'bpik
iopi the whole jta'Vm. After botmd'ng on
the nation to the verge of uU?r bankuptcy
daring sixteen yes's, the TrU une pnd other
Repub'can papers se distressingly anxious
about the public credit. They applauded the
legislation bywb'ch one-ajen''efh pai of
sua puuiio aeut was coni ix oj issuing
A1 1 , " 1 1 1 11 f
bonds to the Pacific railroads; applaud' I the
dona'on of nearly three hrndred thousand
acres ' of the pub'ic domain to the ra'' roads;
applauded s'l the various systems of robbery
and extortion conceived by the Republican
party, and now are howling about 'a rs'd on
the 1 reasury, when the south makes an en
tirely legitimate demand for the protection of
a vast agricultural region from nundation,and
the improvement of - the ' navigation of the
Mississippi river, wbch wov'd be for the im
mediate benefit of sevent :en States of the
Union in the west and south. Yhe Chicago
Tribune, however, has recently, seeing that
it is impossible to prevent justice being done
to the Mississippi valley, advocated, ?i place
of levees, the construction of cans's, ti let off
the superabundant water. Tne Tt Tbun) is
unacquainted with the subject it discusses, as
the Courier-Journal has frequently shoa a,
The canal and cut-off system wi'l ruin the
river and shoal it in a few years, as General
Humphrey has demonstrated. 'The cost of
the embankment;1 says' the Tribune, 'is be
yond estimate." Th;s is false. It ha been
accurately es 'mated, and forty or fii.y mil
lion will accomplish it. We are surprised
that the Tribure should now advocate this
cut-off system. It woe'd reqtrre one hun
dred million to do that work, and then it
would have to be done over aain a1 most im
mediately. Perhaps the Tribune rea'ly. writs
to ruin the Mississippi liver. Its cry seems
to be 'anything bat levees. But levees we
w31 have."3'' ' .:v
The indebtedness of a church seems to be
as . much of an auadiment as an organ.
NeaHy every chech cdceja encumbered
wifha mortgage, and the more fashionable
the rhorch and the larger the c onfcregation
the gi-eater seems to be the debt. Mr. Ed
ward Kimop'l, of Chicago, has suddenly made
national reputation as the great extihfcjisher
of church indebtedness. - His achievements in
this line of business is remarkable. Mr. Kim
ball has been creating a great sensation by
his efforts in New York recently. He was
ngmally a commercial traveler, in the busi
ness sense, and it was while traveling ra Cali-
lbrniSi in the interest of 4 Chicago school-
furniture house, that first he became inter
ested in the matter of relie .ng cheches
from debt, He first secured permission from
two or three pastors of laral churches ti ad
dress their congregations on the subj' and
his appeals were so successful that he went tj
San Francisco and Sacramento, where he
freed one church of a debt of m'ghiy-r'x thou
sand dollars, and others of sms''er amounts.
Then he sta-t3d east, stopping at Denver to
liberate j three churchr 1 there, and i western
New York to ex xate some more. Axi'nlig
in New York cily, he at onre attacked he
most stubborn cases ofN&nrcb mortgage n
that debt -burdened metropolis. "Four weeks
ago to-day be succcasfr'iy Idgged at Ihe
purse-strings of the members of Dr. Robin
son church, wbch he frrad from a debt of
$110,000. This took two Srndays, however.
At a Friday evening prayer-mcet:ng, 'n the
interval, he raised 25,0C ) for another New
York church, and twojweek ago iraleased a
church in Cambridge, Massachusetts, from a
debt of $37,000. Last Sunday he commenced
his heaviest task, that of rang a mortgage
of $250,000 on the Holy T.i cho-ch of
Dr. Stephen H. Tyng. A desalpTon of the
vigorous and business-lke means he em
ployed thereiwill give a sr-fficiently cstinct
idea of his genera lm2t hod. He was brought
into the pulpit Sunday mornmg, without any
previous announcement, and tne congrega
tion, who had comfortably settled themselves
to hear the usual sermon, were startled, in
stead, by a vigorous appeal from this ener
getic stranger for money to pay the immense
debt which burdened them. He told
them precisely what he wanted, ten
subscriptions of .110,030, twelve f
j000, and others of smaller amounts, and
appointed canvassers to besiege the members
personally, (while he continued his impas
sioned appeals from the pulpit. The congre
gation grew restless, and some slipped oat, b-jt
others remained and yielded one by one, so
that in the course of the morning some f 1C V
000, were secured. After that the work went
on more slowly, bat there was no intermia
atoo in Mr. - Kimball's effort until : night,
lunch being famished the imprisoned mem
brrs in the church' basement. - Finally, sub-
acriptions in small amounts were called for,
when $40,030 were quietly raised, bringing
the entire sum to $150,017 15. An adjourn-
ment.was then permitted, with the under
standing that the work would be continued
every night, and the fjhope that it would bo
completed. It is a curious circumstance in
Mr. Kimball's history that he was a member
of the same Chicago church with D. L.
Moody, and that . 'the latter was converted
under his instruction as Sabbath-school
The voice of Virginia has always been po
tential in the southern States. The Con
servative party of this grand old common
wealth is made up of the same elements and
with the same policy in view as that which
governs the Democrats and Conservatives of
the southern States. . At their last State con
vention, held in October, the Conservatives
adopted the following resolution :
Betolctd, That the party throughout the
State is earnestly called upon to support all
regular nominees State, district, city and
county and that all Independent candidates
shoula be discountenanced in this canvass,
and refused any recognition by the party
during the term of office for which they may
be elected : and that all such persons be re
membered and treated as disorganize ra by
the Conservative party until they shall have
proved by their acts a purpose to return to
their party allegiance.
That is the way Virginia treats disorgan
ize. The Richmond Dispatch calls atten
tion to the above resolution and says: "There
are unscrupulous men in the legislature who
will try to use the Independents and Radi
cals aa tools to aid them in accomplishing
personal objects. But we trust that a ma
jority of the Conservative members cannot be
induced to haul down the flag of that honored
party. On this subject the State committee
spoke in no uncertain tone daring the prog
ress of the late gabernatorial campaign;
and consequently every Independent who ran
against a Conservative nominee was elected
outside of the Conservative party, and should
be kept outside of it." Tne Dispatch adds:
How rapidly an Independent party grows
may be learned from the following paragraph,
which we take from the Baltimore Sun of
Monday: "In the 'last Georgia legislature
there were twelve Independent?. Letters re
ceived here in Washington state that at the
recent election for a new legislature about
eighty Independent candidates were elected,
It is said that the Independent candidates re
ceived the bulk of the colored vote, and
divided the white vote."
come of our readers of mature years may
remember that a citizen of Chicago once went
to heaven. It is a long rime ago, of course.
When he applied to Peter for adn;ssion, the
saint said no liars were received there, and as
there was no such place as Chicago, the ap
plicant evidently belonged t that class
sinners. An exsnrnalion of the map of the
United States, however, showed the correct
ness of the statement, when - reter sad
'You cai go 'i, I suppose, but haug me
you are not the first man that ever came here
from that town." Sw "idles, Bmashes, crash
es, and bankruptcies have kept Chicago pret
ty well before the pubc sice that t;me, but
Chicago has no monopoly in the'ineof fraud
even steady-going Montreal, among ov? can
ny neighbors in Caiada, is exhibiting some
rival claims. The telegraph :nforms us that
two Montreal dry goods merchants there have
disappeared suddenly and mysteriously, leav
ing one and a half million of dollars due to
banks and other creditors.
FnOl Text T the Vanaiaa; Bill Passed
by the Senate A Basis of fifty
Cents, art Vssr, Five and Six
per Cestt. Xwterest.
following is
the full text of the bill
passed by the senate but Saturday, entitled
"An Act t Compromise and Settle the State
Section 1, B e it enacted by the general as
sembly of the State of Tennessee, That all
the legaHy-issued bonds of the State of Ten
nessee, anda'i the outstanding and fnps'd
coupons thereon, up to and including those
falling due the first day of July. A. D. 1878.
may be funded into coupon bonds of the State
of Tennessee at fitly per cent, on the dollar of
said bonds and coupons
Sec. . that the bonds issued pursuant to
this act sha'l bear interest at the rate of four
per cent, per annum for the first five years,
and five per cent, tier annum for the next
five years, and for tne next twenty years sx
per cent, per annum, and shall bear date the
first day of July. A. D. 1878. and sha'l be
styled the compromise bonds of the State of
ten nessee, and be numbered from one to
, and sha'l be of the denomination of
one thousand, five hundred, and on' hundred
dollfs, aa the parties applIng may desire,
with coupons tnere to attached, payable semi-
annua'lv, on the first days ".of Janoaty and
Ju'y of each year, from and including the
first day of Japus', A. D. 1879, t) the ma
tjiiiy of the bonds, hav'og thi'vv years to run
Irom the nrst day ot July, A. 1). 1875, and re
dremable at any time at the option of the
Sec. 3. ' That sad bonds sha'l be in form
substmia'ly follows, to-wit: Compromise
Bonds of the State of Tennessee: Know all
men by thr3e presents, that the State of Ten
nessee herebj promises to pay, at the office of
the t reasurer of - the atate at rne capitol, at
JNash?.-"e. in Tennessee, dollars. ?n
the lawful money ot the United States, xmu
intsrest at the rate of four per cent, for the
first five years, and five per cent, for the next
five, and six per cent, for the next twenty
years per centum per annum, payable semi
annually, on the first days of January and
July of each and every year rn! "I the pinci-
pal be said, as evidenced by the couDons
hereto attached. For the punctual payment
of wb'ch, principal and intsrest, the credit,
faith and honor of the State of Tennessee are
hereby solemnly pledged. Tbs bond. 1th
its coupons, is issued in pursuance of and un
der the aot ot the general assembly of the
State of Tennessee, entitled aft net to com
promise and seii le the State debt Approved
the day ot . A. U. 18 . witness
whereof . governor of the State of
Tennessee, have hereunto affixed the seal of
the State, aad set b8 hand at the capitol of
the State, at Nashv'le, on the first day of
Jaiy, A. U. 1HY3. i
Sec. 4. lhat nothing u this art sha1' be so
construed as to apply to the bonds consti
tuting the permanent school fpnd of the
State, nor to any bonds of the Stats held and
owned by counties in tbis State for common
school purposes prior ty the year 1860, or by
the educational or charitable institutions of
the State on the first day of Jolv. 1876. nor
to any bonds of the State held, at the date of
the passage of tt'S act, by any Widow of a
former President of the United States doting
her life. '.
Sec. 5. That when any of the legally-issued
bonds of the State, or coupons now outstand
ing and unpaid, are presented to the comp
troller for funding nnder tbis act, the comp
troller and governor of the State shall ex
atp'ue and audit the same, and, if genuine,
shall prepare a compromise bond or bonds.
as may be necessary tor the purpose, and
when signed by the governor and counter
signed by the secrete of state, and regis
tered in the office of the secretary of state,
in a well-bound book, and the seal of the
State has been affixed, and a'so the fundable
bonds and coupons also registered in said of
fice, then the comptroller shall take a full
memorandum of the bonds and coupons
so funded, and cause the same to
be signed : by tbe party demanding
the compromise bond or bonds, and then,
after T"ti""g the -ssue of said compromise
bond or bonds over bis signature on tbe face
of the funded bonds, shad deliver the said
compromise bonds to the party applying.
In funding, the State shall not receive or ac
count for any fraction of a bond or coupon in
excess or the oona aemaauea; ana it the
amount d resented to be funded be less bv a
fractional part of a coupon than the amount
of .the bond demanded, the party applying
may pay the same in currency. It shad also
be the duty of the comptroller immediately
to cancel the bonds and coupons so funded,
after . registering them in a canceling book,
and report the same as soon as practicable to
the general assembly. In the meantime he
shall submit his oooks. with the canceled ob
ligations, ou tae first of each month, and as
otten as required, to tbe governor, who shall
examine and verify them with the bonds and
coupons issued, and certify the same to the
comptroller, who shall transmit the same
with his report to the next general assembly.
Sec 6. As soon after tbe passage ot this
act aa practicable, there shall be prepared,
nnder the direction of the governor, a suffi
cient number of well-engraved bonds to take
np and fund the present outstanding and un
paid bonds and coupons of the State, and the
ssgnatures of the comptroller and treasurer
engraved upon rach coupon, the coupons to
be numbered with the number of the bond to
which they are attached, the cost of the en
graving and preparation of the bonds and
coupons to he paid out of the treasury of tbe
State upon the certificate of the governor to
the comptroller, who shall issue his warrant
thereto. -
Sec 7. That no interest shall be paid upon
any bond of the State except the compromise
bonds issued under this act, and those men
tioned in the fourth section of this act; pro
vided, however, this shall not be construed
to debar the general assembly hereafter from
providing for the payment of any other bonds
or the interest thereon not embraced in said
fourth section, or that the creditors may not
elect to fund under this act.
Sec 2. Be it further enacted, That at the
option of the holders of the bonds -of Ten
nessee six million thereof said bonds and
past due coupons may be funded at fifty cents
in the dollar thereof in small bonds of the
State of Tennessee, printed on good bank
note paper, in denominations of five, ten and
fifty dollars, which said bonds shall be in the
following forms:
The State of Tennessee, No.
On the first day of July, A.D. 1888, or
sooner, at the pleasure of the State, the State
of Tennessee will pay at the Treasury of the
State to or bearer, -dollars,
with interest, at four per cent, per annum,
?ayable semi-annually on the first day of
anuary and. July.
Nashville. Tennessee, July 1, 1878.
Which said bonds shall have printed on
the back thereof the following words and
figures, to wit:
"This certificate of inehtedness is issued
nnder the authority of an act of the general
assembly of the State of Ternessee, entitled
'An Act to compromise and fond the public
debt of the State.' ; Approved on the
day of , 187 , and the faith and credit
of the State are pledged to the payment of
the same, principal and interest, ' and then
shall also be printed on the back thereof
twenty coupons for the semi-annual interest
Sec 9. Be it further enacted, That upon the
issuance of said bonds mentioned in the ore
ceding section of tbis act, it shall be the duty
of the compt ro'ler of the State to cancel in
an indeMe manner, with a stamp prepared
therefor, the coupons fa 'ling due next after
the issuance thereof, nnlris the same is is
sued six months before the time said coupons
fall due.
Sec. 10. Be it further iicttd, That upon
Eresentalion of any of any of said small
onds to the comptrol'er of the State, after
the matuilty of any coupon or coupons there
on, it sha'l be the duty of the comptroller to
cane 3l the past-due coupons with stamps, as
Erovidr d in the foregoing section, and draw
is warrant on the ( reasmy for the amount
of 'utsrest due thereon. .
S'j.11. Be it futiher enac'.ed, That the
comnti-ol'er shall keep, in a well-bound book, ,
a fp r' cord of the issuance of any of said
ema" bonds, which shall be submitted, at the
end of each month, to the governor for his
lusDfct'on and approval.
S j. 12. That secret-'i y of state rnd comp
trollcr ot star 3 eash be autnoi zed o demand
and ret eive a compensation for his services
in the issuance of the compromise bonds
fifl cents for eaih bond of flCOO, and
twenty-five t3nts for each bond of less de
nomination, wb;ch may be issued under tbis
ast, ulth the sea' of the Stal3 annexed, the
same t) be pa'd by the person apohlng
for the bonds, and no other or fuither icu of
compensat ion tor the issuance ot any bond;
rrov.dde. fin-her. riiat tne i-ompensai ion ot
the ompt ;ol'er sha1' be one dollar for every
one thousand dollars ot the bonds ot the de
nominations of five, tin and fifty doars for
tbe issuance ot trie, same herein provided tor.
National Cotton Exchange.
The National cotton exchange has issued
its report for the quarter ending November
80th, for a copy of which we thank Superin
tendent John 1 oof. from which we obtain the
following particulars: Net total receipt of
cotton at the United States ports, .November
30th, 1,501,797, against 1,832,107 at the same
time iu season; total exports, bzl,9bl bales,
against 748,103 the previous yea-; total
stock at United States ports, 686,079 bales,
ag-.unst 9C 3.780: total overland direct from
producers, 128,600 bales, against 188,789
bales. The roilroads crossing the Ohio and
Mississippi rivers report shipments direct to
mills Irom producers, tt),oib, against 4,iia
bales; leaving transit overland to eastern de
livery ports, 15,679, against 16.C42 bales;
Uonited States port receipts- at all United
States ports, overland to mills, and in transit,
1.50.S92 bales, against 1,942,198 the pre
vious year. Shipments taken up for the
three months were: Stock and receipts at
United States ports, 1,629,189, against 1,946,-
77s bales the previous season; foreign ex
ports, shipped to Canida, stock at United
States DOrts. 320.307. against 297.623 bales;
deduct cotton in transit between deliveiy
Dorts at the close of PJovemoer, zo.bi bales,
against 33,309 bales; taken by steamers from
ports, ZUl.blS bales, agamst zim.oii Dales;
add overland shipments direct to mills,
63.516. aeainst 91.049 bales: total taken for
northern consumption, 255,129, aganst 358,-
3c i bales samn three months last year.
M. F. Johnson. Georgetown. Kentucky.
writes: "Dr. J. H. M Lean s cough and lung
healing globules for sore Icnas, tbroat,
coughs, consumption; and Dr. J. H. M'Lean's
catarrh snuff for catarrh, nose, tbroat, sores,
pimples on the face or sk'n, have about re
stored me to hea'th." Trial boxes, 50 cents
by mail. Dr. J. H. M Laan, St. Lows, Mo
Hostetter's Almiaac
The ed'.tlon for 1878 of the sterling Mr Heal An
nual, known as Hostetter's Almanac, Is now ready,
and may bs obtained, fro of cast, of druggists and
general oonti dealers In all parts of the United
S'ates and British America, and Indeed in eveiy
civilized pot .ion of the west.! hemisphere. It
combines, with the soundest practical sdvioe for the
nrmerrallon and restoration of health, a lares
amount of interesting and amusing light reading,
and the calendar, astronomical calculations, chro
nological Items, etc., are prepared with great care,
and will be found entirely accurate. The l.nsue of
Hostetter's Almanac for 1H1H, in tne angllsn. Mer
man. French. Welsh. Norwegian. Swedish. Holland.
Bohemian SDd Spanish langiu5es, will tn all proba
bility he the largest .:"Uonof a medical work ever
publlsoca tn any ( oonti J. rne proprietors, uessra.
H 0 tetter A Smith, Pittsburg.
, on receipt of a
two-cent stamp, will forward a copy by mall to any
person who cannot procure one in uis oeigaoornooa
To all who are suffering from tbe errors and indis
cretions of youth, nervous weakness, early decay,
loss of manhood, etc, I will send a receipt that will
cure you, FREE OF CHABGK. This great remedy
was discovered by a missionary In South America.
Bend a self-addressed envelope to Bcv. Joskph T
Ismak, Slattern D, Bible Houm, Sea Xork.
Happt tidings for nervous sufferers, and those who
jhme been dosed, drugged and Quacked. Puiver
dasher's Electric Belts effectually core premature
debility, weakness and decay. Book and Journal,
with Information worth thousands, mailed free. Ad
dress iniLTKBitACHER fciALTAMio Co.. Cincinnati,
Why suffer with DySpepaln. or Ilestu.
itche, when they may be speedily cured
by Parker Ciiatsrar TsMaiel Adeee
before meals strengthens the appetite, and
enables the stomach to easily . digest its
food. This pleasant remedy promptly
checks Diarrhoea without Ceastl
patins; the bowels. Conauni ptlvea
find welcome relief; and steadily gain
strength from its invigorating properties.
It is the best remedy for Ceorks and
Celds, and tbe Agexl and those too
feeble to bear tbe cold of winter, Snd a
comforting strength in its vitattxiiig
warmth. Cramps. Colics, Dysen
tery, Heartkam and dialers In.
fan mm qnickly yield to this remedy,
and it overcomes K ben mat ism aad
.nt by correcting acidity of the stomach
and promoting healthy secretions.
'Sold by all Druggists,
J. & J. STEELE & CO.
And Cotton Factors.
No. 1 Exchange Building,
168 Front Street.. Kemphia, Tern
The Greatest Medical Triumph
of JUodern Time,
Ras-mmendod by Physicians.'
Indorsed lay Clergymen-
TltM Pills Inva gataad a popularity nparalleled.
Orsggists varywnara say their
sale is aapracadeatad.
Thi7 uranoworthlntnootram, palled op
to tlrrrtve the credulous, but are th rnult
of lonjr research, by a ch.mlut anil phy
Irlnn of thirty yeiara' niwrlracii, who
values his reputation more than sold.
THEY CURE Dyr,psla.CtiTenM. Piles. Jun
I nci W "Slice. Fov. r A irue, and Wind Colic
THEY CURE SlcL Headache, Fool Breath,
w Flatnlpnw and Indigestion.
THEY GIVE Appetite, V'ltih to tbe Body, and
nt wit diJiifl Low Spirits.
THFY ACT on tUe lUod, snd remove all lia
1 nc rw tnrttlfs.
THEY CURE GoutTTtnTSuatlsm, and Kidney
Turv CURE Dizziiu's. Heartburn, and Btl-
inCI wwnb ). Cr,Ur.
THFY CAUSE the food to assimilate, and non-
ousness, ana give reutsuroj
THEY ARE Inralnahle for gemslelrre gnlsrlUeo.
THEY ARE the T5??r"Family Medicine ever
THEY ARE harmless, and always reliable.
Hold etmrtfirftere, git Mi s For. Oflle
SS Murray Street, Heu York.
View of Marriage !
nansannnMaKaBfBi a Ouicis to wedlock and
R Ip w 8 .orfti.ntial Trruue on ths
rliaJiiySt liiuti of msrriacv and thm
SSSSassBW "SMBScniwti.tiiTiStlorH: t!ii-
AWJCfe cru of Krproducninn ,nd
:n jJ!senas or women
A book lor I,-'vifo. fwn' "
ie-atona&ag. XbU paei, prw
umuair Mtnirii a r r crri
On sTt diiordpr ot a T5riTata 1. mure arUiuic tro-n Self
- Abuse. Excesses, or Bocret Disc-iacs, tiu beai
HJeftDS of cure, 224 lsrrfniire..pricvOrt-.
A CLVSlCAXt LECTUCB on the ,Mw diefir snd
. 0wM oftl.o Throat and Lnncs, CctarrlltcpturcUio
Opiatn Hnbit,c. pk lOctf.
J-.ith.r book pent notPM on r.'crlT ot frier; or T1 (i?es,
e'n-aimn-.-,i n.p,, p..'9'iti:uiit u.usrrairti. iot ij c:.
rTH, J'X 8th M. Ft. Tipnis. j
T7K)B THK SPEEDY CUBE of Seminal Weakness,
X1 Lost Manhood and all disorders brought on by
indiscretion or excess. Any druggist has tne ingre-
aients. 1H. jAKiV&a x cu.,
180 West Birth street. Cincinnati, D.
r Pamphlet address Dr. SANPOitt), New Yol
37 Cam Pto, LOUISVILLE, KY.,
raraUrtr edvc&ted and lefIiy QttJi Vd phjafci mad tbe
mm mu riil bis prate uoe will prore.
Spermatorrhea and ' Impolency,
aa thermit of Mlf-abm in Tooth, Mxml urimn in to
urarTn,orther omasa, and prodnclnj aaaeof the fol
lowiaf efleeta: Sarrooaneaa, Seminal Emission,, (night amis,
too, bj dreanu), Dimneaa at Sieht, Deftetlre Memorr, hj
BtealDeeaT.rimpMBaoa raoe. Averalon to Boeietr f Femaka,
Conniaka or Ideaa, La of Sexual Power, kc. rendering
nuirrlaav hnpropcr or nnhappr. are thoroafhly and perma
neatly euredV SYPHIll IS PMiu,relr ca!rA n'1
Urelr eradteatea from the aj stem; OonorrheSt,
01aET, 8trietara, Oreaiui, Hernia, lor itulurej.
Pile, and other private diseases quickly cured.
It to aelf-erident that a phr aieian who para "pecial attention
toasanainelaaaardUeasea, and treating thousand, anna
allr, aoqalrea great aklu. Phyaiciana knowing tbia fact ones
raoommend persona to tar earn. When it la inconvenient to
rttit the city tot treatment, madietnee eaa he ami prtyawlr
and aalaly by mall or expreaa anywhere.
Cures Guaranteed in all Cases
mndertaken. . .
Comuitationa pereoaalry or by letter free and Invited.
Caargca raaaooahus and ourieapundmoe atricUy oimnfianfi,li
OfmpuMLMottouy addreaa, meevnlf ldT for thwtf
(SOS eevu. B boo Id be read by ail. AddrcM as abovo.
QCka hoari fttjm 8A. M.tooP.. SnadaJtv 1 to 4
Ol.l V.H
tal t laT Eaat Waihinirtoa ttreet, Chlcneo, ft. the rare of ail
Private, Chronic and Spwial IAean, KemlnttJ WeakneM,
Nerveua DcMUtr, and IoaS Manhood, prmuuienlly carol.
1. O.L a eradoai. of tbe IVforui School, and nm no Mercury; ha,
the lanrait pracucaia in. United SUM. LADIES reqairirer treat.
ment with home and tjoanLcall or writ. Kvrtv convrnirmw for
patlenta. Send Fifty Cento for MAKKIAVK l llK! ns
ntm,i Urotrated. M AKRIEI LADIES and gentlemen lend
KiftvCenUf or Sample of Kubber txU and Or-nlar of important
infnrmion. bv exrxw. Couultatiaa trm aiHl oonhdeiitia1. IbuaUe
F"t,,!e PllU. S5 n tJox,
lauon, b
Obstacles to Marriage Removed.
fects of errors and abuses In early life. Mas.
heed Kestored. Impediments to Marriage re
moved. New method of treatment. New and re
markable remedies. Books and circulars sent free,
in sealed envelopes. Howard AuMoclutloii,
419 N. Ninth street, Philadelphia, Fa. An institu
tion having a high reputation for honorable conduct
ana professional sum.
AHEBICAN Soft Capsule Co. 'a Metallic Boxed Good
now readw. Addfevns Victor K. Manger. Nw Yorlr.
wood wo bkee: .
. H00RE, BASSETT & 00.,
Sob, 351 and S53 Second StM 1'" :mphifi.
X 43
H ''I' '
M Pi
In 1463 Towns and Villages,
in 908 Connties.
in 74 Cities, in 18 States,
Where they can be seen on sale and In successful
. . operation.
IMflaK A4.EST.
DrtUer 1m Htevrfs, Tlawarr?, Oils. JLaaapa
ajsA Ueaee-rmralatiliiK tweeds,
234 Main St., Mempliis
On Their Purchases This Week.
We make this great redaction, because THIS WEEK offers an opportunity to get rid of our stock, when
everybody Is looking (or goods, and we will sell
To attract all the Burets of Dry Goods.
DRKMH ttOODts at lOe, 15e and I He per yard wart la doable the aaaatey.
FCR8 at . S3. A, SS m set werth more tham double the maaey.
PAltsLKY SHAWLS at SIO, SIB aad sWO-far which we paid freaa SIS te S40
A few pieces of FISK FREXCH DRKM8 OOODs Bsast be aald this week.
matter what the loas will be.
KID 6LOYE8 aad HOSIERY Terr cheap.
Oi &
Cliildren's Wheeled Goods, Velocipedes, Etc
328 and 330 Main street.
290 Main iS-fcrcc
Silverware, Clocks, Diamonds,
13, T. WILLS.
Stationers and Printers,
Constaatly OB band. Htetmbsst Work a Specialty.
A. C. & A. B. TREAD WELL & CO.
Wholesale Grocers
lO.IXMI haadle Iran Tlea,
SOOO rolls
mi iiereea aaasna.
SO tierees laani,
too brie. Kenued Haxajr
lOOO palls
lOO hhds.
SOOO kers
ftuuu Qorreia bui,
SOO nkcTs.
Traretnar Kith a full
its cnoinirnmnrtMnr Cotton aolinted. and liberal
store ,a wll aa that oonslKned to us bf river, unless
370 Front street,
91. 11. COOVER.
Goover & Miller,
Flooring, Ceiling, Siding
of all kinds, kept constantly on band.
Also Cottonwood Flooring, Celling
, i inspection of our
161 -and 173 Washington St Memphis.
200 and 36 Front street, Memphis, Tenn.
We la.vtte tlte tteUo f tke bll tm mmr err ltvriee
srowds, ani table far Holiday aad Weddln
ii. BTKB & CO., 275 Main
and Gotton Factors,
BacKlBaT. KOOO barrels rioaa
lOO eanka Haroa,
, oo barrels WhUsty
iww aajra sconce.
Mew Haekerel. lOOO pkjea. Tobaeea.
line of Case tiooda.
advanoas made on same. AH Cotton Immd whUetn
otherwise lnstruoted.
Memphis. Tenn.
and Dressed Lumber
Uln-work.aiid Tanks made to order
and Siding for sale. We beg aa
large stock. ;
No. 265 Main Street, cor. Court,
And a large line of Treocti and American
prBrjUlilw Done by Kirerlfnoerl WorHinen.fft;
Browne, tbe Plumber.
Gas Pipes.
Water Pipes,
Steam Pipes,
Stone Pipe,
Rubber Pipe,
Bath Tubs,
Gas Fixture! Gam Fitting t
258 Second St.. opp. Court Square
THS Gin for tbe seaMm. A gnat ImprofemeDt.
Payne's Eclipse ln and Huller. Planters ean
sjire enough bf plcklna; tbelr cotton rough, and set
ting It before U rots, to par for tbe Gin. It will ttn
Rougher Cotton than Is possible to gin on tbe ordin
ary gin. Planters bavins: large crops jet in tbe field,
that must necessarily be last aniens It is picked In
tbe roughest and quickest war, should not fall to
try one ot these Gins. For further partlculaia ad
dress B. W. HICKMAN. 6kl Main street,
ppp. Mlds. and Tenn. Depot, Memphis. Tenn.
J. B. & V. A. Faires,
(Late of Forrest & Falree), Dealers tn .
No. 55 Union street,
Near Fostoffic Memphis, Tens.
A Iarse assortment of Stock always on band.
rei7thiiig guaranteed an represented.
Order solicited.
DR. W. C COUDEN, formerly of Louisville, Ky.,
wbo Is so celebrated for the treatment ot Cajs
eer, Piles and Opium Habit, Is permanently'
located In Memphis, Tenn., and has taken rooms at
diatstoa's Hotel, where he may be consulted.
From hundreds wbo hare been cured of Cancer by
his treatment, we give a few prominent names: Bar.
G. W. Mitchell, of Athens, Alabama, wbo was cured
In 186U Ber. Mitchell will take pleasure In answer
ing any letters of Inquiry addressed to him; J. B.
Trotter, Prospect. Giles county, Tennessee, cured In
1870; James Modatt, Troy, Obion county, Tennes
see, cured In 18rt8. A few names of prominent per
sons cured in the last year In Alabama: Go. Geo. 8.
Houston, Montgomery; Capt. H. C. Baldwin, Jacob
Magee, D. . Hugee, J. M. Thompson, H. 6. Blount.
J. M. Foster, C 6. Hugee, Mrs. Win. Deasoo, all of
Mobile; Hon. Lewis M. Stone, CarroUton. Pickens
county, Alabama: all ot tbe above cured of Cancer;
M. J. M. Mason, Wm. B. Austin, George W. Bioaruo,
of Mobile, cured of Piles.
PILKS A cure guaranteed, no matter how lone
OPIUM HABIT Cured In thirty days.
Send for Dr. COUDKN'S Caneer Journal, erring
mode of treatment and large list of eases eured.
OtHoe hours from 10 a.m. to 12 m., and 3 to 5 p.m
cated at 27 South Court street, Memphis,
Tennessee. His reputation In the successful and
mwedy cur ot raw a i, a pisaaHaw or avsHT form
AND duration, and of surgical diseases, etc, being
so extensively and favorably known. Is sufficient, he
hopes, to insure tbe continuance of that liberal
patronage and high confidence which be has enjoyed
for years past. Large numbers of patients have
visited him from htmdndt tf ntUa, many of them
bed-ridden and helpless, and were hajipily currtL
The wealtiiy and elite from even-where consult blm.
Thousands of obstinate cases have been cured by
him all over the Country. Medicines sent to any ad
dress for the certain relief of teanty and pairtful
pmodx. His success In. the cure of cancerous dis
eases, fistulas of all kinds, plies, etc., is mltout tmy
knuum pamilel. Any desired amount of the best
possible references and testimonial. In and out ot
the profession, ean be seen at bis otnoe. Dr. Brack
ing is a graduate of tbe University of Pennsylvania,
and has studied the different schools of medicine
as well, and bas all tbe facilities that money ean
a fiord (and charges reasonable). He sleeps at his
o'oce, 27 South Court street, where might caxu are
prom ptlyresponded to.
8X6 Second Street.
EV-8TATB3 A EPKCLaLT T. Ketlmates made for
Barrf. Baetn.4MM he Are. nn, Mra art, tlvwi
Silverware, Diamonds,
Clocks, Spectacles,
Medals, Doorplates.
Any article made In gold duplicated. Bepalring
of Watches and Jewelry by first -class workmen,
and our prices from 6 to 20 per et. below Malnst.
310 Second Street near Monroe.
srtnaeat of tme akere

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