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We UI not return reiwted communications. tt;c.nin copies writ free of clianja. In oriu-rtim papr etiamcwt from one postofuee to another, do came of Ulh pusliUloes should be iclven. Oar mall books are kept by postofUces. and not by Individual imim-A. All Irtiers. coiiiiniinlcntlons. or anything else for the AJ-faAL, should be addrtwed (ALUWiY A KK1T1NU, OaUmwaT. (. :d2 Second street. . -. t. fcunw. ( Memphis. Ten. MEMWUS APPEAL SATURDAY, MAY 4, 187S. THE SKtV F.SKJ1V TO l)E3IOCKA Y. Whatever evidences of disintegration may be shown among the political elements of the country, it is Kratifjinj and encouraging to eeo that the Democratic party will re main lintact. During 5 the fifty years that it controlled the destinies of the coun try it secured its power and its popular ity by clinging to its name, its principles, and its organization. In the Greeley canvass the Democratic party engaged in the unfamiliar business of bartering and trading. The re sult demonstrated that it is strong only by an inflexible adhesion to its traditions. The strength of the Democracy is attributable to the fact that it i a plain, straight-forward party, with no "entangling alliances," no compromises looking to the ulterior interests and aims of ambitious partisans and pel fish factions, and that it sedulously pursue? its own peculiar policy for the advancement of the material interests of the whole country. The ephemeral organizations that have sud denly sprouted up, and equally a3 suddenly disappeared, have always been hostile to the Democratic party, been encouraged by its an cient enemies, ever ready to join any combi nation hoping to defeat the party which has so often defeated them. This will be illustrated in the National party. In the sooth the Radi cals have no organization, and they will flock to the banner of the Nationals with the hope of defeating their old enemy, the Democratic party. In other States the Nationals and the Republicans are bartering and trading, and will no doubt join forces against the Democrats. A SpringGeld, Illinois, special dispatch to the Chicago Tines, says: "The Republican State central committee is making great exertions to bring together at the meet ing of that committee, in Chicago, on May 2d, a large assemblage of representative Re publicans from all parts of the State. Circu lars inviting such persons have been sent out to the number of net less than one thousand. This action is interpreted as meaning that an early convention will be called, and the con vention will not indorse the nomination of the Nationals. It is also said that the game at present stands thus : The Republicans will, at an early convention, to be called, say, about May 15th, put up their own candidates for State officers, and these are to be sup ported by the Nationals throughout the State la return for this service the Nationals are to have the privilege of naming the candidates for the legislature and for congress in all the strong Democratic districts, and all the dis tncts which the conclave to bo held on May 2d shall agree are doubtful. The leaders of the Nationals are to be in attendance on tho meeting, and will then assist in tho proper division of the dis tricts. In return for this service, it is arranged by the Republican leaders that Dates shall bo the National candidate for the United States senate in 1879; that a fair divi sion of the offices in the gift of the next legis lature, which tho Republicans and Nationals will control, shall be made, and that the Re publicans ehall help elect Dates to the sen ate." The same negotiations are now going on in this city and county between the Na tionals and the Republicans, but there is not much margin for trading, as the National party is composed mostly of a few disap pointed Democratic office-seekers, and are not able to transfer tho votes which the Rad icals demand as a part of the contract. VVlule these negotiations are pending let the Democrats move forward in the good work they have undertaken. A strong, bitter and watchful enemy hangs upon the flanks of our party, and will profit by any omission or blunder. But everything indicates that the Democracy of Shelby county will present a united front and win a brilliant victory. KISti t'OTTOS. Under this heading the New York Star h.m an interesting article, bristling with facts and figures most encouraging to American manufacturers. It shows that while the out flow of American breadstulfs and other pro ducts has increased enormously during the last couple of years, the outflow of American raw cotton shows an astonishing falling off for the same period. To some people, at first sight, this diminished export would seem a loss to our commerce; but it is nothing of the sort. On the contrary, it is a most en couraging omen for the manufacturers of the United States. Fewer cargoes of the raw tt p!e are njw sent abroad, because the ac tivity of our own mills is marvelously increas ing, and our looms have already made us in dependent of Lancashire. A great deal of information relating to this im portant industry was furnished at a meeting of New England cotton manu facturers in Boston last week. How few, even among our well-informed mer chants, accurately realize what a sweeping monopoly England has heretofore enjoyed in this lucrative branch of production. A few figures, however, tell the whole story. In 1874 the total amount "of cotton goods export ed by the United States was only one per cent, of British exports in the same line. At present the gap has been closed to four per cent., which, though leaving a wide dispari ty, is still is an immense gain for America, in view of the brief term within which it has Uen achieved. Where England four year? ago was selling one hundred, Bbe now sells bnt twenty-five yards to our one yard among foreign consumers. The mere fact that her long-established monopoly has not succeeded in crushing out all competition, proves con-c!u-ively that monopoly is shattered, and that the scepter ot King Cotton is passing away fi-o-n British hands. If more specific truth is demanded, it cau easily Uc found in the con fessions of British economical writers and trade journals, as well as in the alarm which has seized tho factory owners, and from which have arisen the existing strikes in Lancashire. England has cf late been making shoddy cloth, impregnating her cot ton f thrics with starch, claor other delete rious substances, which impart to tde woven material, when new, a rich and solid appear and, but which a little wear or washing .xu c.:ns. s to rot the fiber. American manufac ture r-. on tho nllior kinil no 11- " utc 'UIC WJUUI1, with the least possible amount of starch, and ' the result is that wherever the two qualities of cloth have been put upon a foreign mar ket, the English stuff won't be touched while an ell of the American can be obtained. In days gone by we used to sell the bulk of our raw cotton to England, send it across the ocean to keep her mills in operation, and ac tually buy back a large share of it again in the shape of manufactured fabrics for our own use. England had the ships and the machinery, and was thus enabled to gain control of the markets of the world, while we were in the agony of civil war. Now, however, we spin and weave the greater part of our home consumption, and have a surplus left, which we are beginning to push into foreign marts. Bow wide a field is here open to us, may be inferred from a single illustration. The Argentine Confed erationlast year imported fourteen million dol lars worth of cotton goods, and of this aggre gate only one hundred and seventy-five thou sand dollars worth was from the United States. Now, we who grow the cotton on our own soil, and who boast a mechanical genius second to no people in the world, ought certainly" not to be thus distanced on the South American continent. Much of our backwardness is due to the decline of our shipping interests during the war; but in the brighter era now opening, it is to be hoped that our mercantile marine and our exports will keep pace together, until they reach the advanced position to which our wondrous natural resources entitle them. While the eastern States are congratulating themselves on the prospect of becoming the sole manu facturers of cotton, and are holding meetings at Boston to facilitate this object, they will at no distant day have a more formidable ri val than England has ever been, by the south, which proposes, in a few years, not only to grow the cotton, but to manufacture it into fabrics at their own door. With the return of pros perity, the south will not export her cotton to either Boston or to England, but export the manufactured goods to both places. Com mon practical sense shows what the south is losing by exporting her cotton, and then pur chasing the manufactured fabrics, with the additional cost of freight paid on the raw material and on the returned goods. When ever the south retains her cotton, and exports only the manufactured fabrics, she will have the most prosperous people on the face of the earth. THE Bl"81ESS CONDITION. The last month has been a very discourag ing one in this market. Money has been plenty, but it has persistently clung to the bank vaults, so much so that one bank effect ed a loan of two hundred thousand dollars in New York, not being able to find an out let for it here. On one of the last days of April one of our principal banks found that they had fifty thousand dollars less out on loan than during any previous April for eight years; on the samo day another bank had one hundred and eleven thousand dollars less out on loan than on the corresponding day the year previous. During the month of March our sales of cotton amounted to forty-nine thousand five hundred bales; during April only thirty-one thousand six hundred bales. Inter est on money at our banks has for long years been established at eight to ten per cent, per annum, but during the last six months eight per cent, has been the prevalent rate, and now loans are made at as low as six per cent. Outside of the cotton business the complaint of dull trade is universal, and the rush to get upon the list of bank rupts has suspended all confidence, even old standing and high reputation has ceased for the time to command the usual renpect. Prices of commodities are unpre cedentedly low, but low as they are business men do not like investing more than "from hand to mouth." Accounts from the coun try are encouraging as to the breadth planted and the general condition of crop matters, yet they fail to impart cheerfulness. If there is one subject that throws a ray of light into the gloom, it is the understanding that farm ers are planting grain and raising meat for their own consumption. In proportion as that is done, there is less dependence on the merchant, and the more assurance that the agriculturist will meet his obligations. There is also hope in the not distant future from the expectation that the national currency will soon be free from fluctuations, and that its steadiness will aid to revive confidence and improve trade. The New York Bulletin ob serves that we have now passed the second spring month, and with less improvement in trade than had been looked for, but it draws encouragemen tfrom the clearing away of mer cantile wrecks at the bankrupt courts, and the excellent crop prospect. The certainty of specie resumption it regards as another element of coming prosperity. In conclusion, the Bulle tin says: "For the present, it need only be said that at about all the trade centers in the interior, as. well as the seaboard markets, the feeling is one of hopeful confidence; for while it is admitted that spring trade has not, as a rule, been np to the calculations of the more sanguine, it ia also admitted that there is le3 real occasion for complaint than has been the case any time since the autumn of 1873." The New York rost observes: "Probably the f pring trade this year is the worst all things considered-on record; While this is true of what In past; yet since the treasury bond negotiation which assures specie payments according to the treasury plan, it is equally true that among business men there is a feelicg of hopeful confidence in the future. The outlook for the Crops in all parts of the country is extraordinarily good; and, to eay the "least, there is little doubt that there will be a remunerative foreign market for the exportable surplus of them." bums -v. Illtes. Little Rock Gaeetit: It is not often that we would select the opinion of a court for in tereEtini? reading, but t.h nMPiainn ran. dered by Chancellor Eakin. in the aWe cafe, is so eloquent with feeling, so full of sound morality and good sense, and em bodies in ft few vnrHa anh a rriAt f mAl - - . u w v. ujui m ethics, that we feel constrained to publish it for the benefit of saints and sinners alike. If the sentinientfl prnrmwH )? iia looa1 1 -" ' " "J wiv im ucu chancellor were more widely preached, there is ii j utfuut out, mat mankind would be large ly the' gainer: "It is not the part cf courts to usurp the province of the pulpit or the chair of the moralist. I can only declare the law, and, so doing, say that the complainant has not made out a case of such indignities as the statute contemplates as a cause for divorce. X A l L .'i t m t i immiiwronff mine court to encourage r r ....vuut tvuK MAM VU TT 1 ID tU OCT: Ik. this divorce, and wrong in the husband to be willing to consent to it on condition of hav ing the children. They need the mother also, as well as the father, and with a higher need than either has for them. Perhaps the prin ciples of that church of which the father is so zealous a member, with the promptings of the mother's heart, may yet suggest to those unfortunate litigants a surer es cape from their domestic troubles. For tunately, there has nothing occurred to impugn the virtue, honesty or integrity of cimcr. iuere is no rpasnn tsriv r.riA rhiiiirpn may not grow up to love and respect both .-. 1 . n I .l 'T't 1 ! , . .. Ka.ruWnucr, i ne aerenuant avows his readiness to receive his wife again, and per form all his duties as a husband, if she will only do the same. They have lived together for nearly a quarter of a century. The best years ot their lives are gone. Perhaps by mutual patience, forbearance and absorpt:on in mutual cares for the happiness of their children, there may yet grow up for them a haj pines they have not foreseen. If there be any disposition to make the experiment, I will, even here, allow the proceedings in this caj to be withdrawn with the papers, at the disposal of the parties, so that none of the evidence may be left of record. But, as the caw now stands, the decree must be entered, dismissing the bill for want of equity at the cost of the defendant. All injunctions will bo dissolved, and the complainant, in any eai. will be ordered to redeliver the children to the father whenever he may think fit to remove them to his home, in the exercise of which power it may not be amiss to caution lit .i.liinrA Bn.l a 1 r l: - i , - - u " " Human, i Lmu iue ieei- . lugs of the children." COHMUMSM. Its Supporters Organizing an Armed Force In Cincinnati, Hacked by Cap ital from Secret Enemies of the Country Companies Organ izing and Drillin tin Secret, Arming Themselves with Breech-Loading Rifles An Unsuccessful Attempt to Capture the Gatling Gun The Military Preparing to Resist an Outbreak. Cincinnati Enquirer, 1st: On Sunday last, Secretary Van Patten, of the so-called Na tional Socialistic Labor party, caused to be published broadcast throughout the United States a statement, in effect, that no branch or body of the Socialistic Labor party was or ganizing military companies, or arming for any purpose whatever. On the very same day, organized, armed aad uniformed mili tary companies of Socialists were secretly drilling in Cincinnati under superior drill masters, and armed with breech-loading guns of the most approved pattern and dan gerous form. Urged to an investigation by the statement referred to above, and by the recent developments in Chicago, an Enq uirer reporter of an inquiring mind has been since that time investigating the subject, and has found an alarming state of affairs among the adherents ot the communistic party, and the class who were prominent in the strikes of last summer. The reporter's first visit was to one of the acknowledged leaders of the party of Socialists in this city. This pentle man said he didn't think there was anything in the Chicago stories about the armed men there, or at least he was sure that the Na tional Socialistic Labor party didn't counte nance anything of the sort. There was, how ever, he admitted, a little organization here of men who were armed and drilling, but didn't know what for, and he thought it con sisted of about ten men. THIS WAS'A 8TABTEB, however, and the "ten men in buckram," and with no definite intentions, have already grown to hundreds, some of them with breech-loading arms and uniforms, and others drilling secretly and preparing for active work when the occasion should offer. Di rected by the member aforesaid, the reporter soon found a member of the society. He ad mitted its existence, but was chary of detail. BULLETS BETTER THAN BALLOTS. The society was, it was learned however, formed under these peculiar .circumstances: Some months ago, after the strike and the ensuing elections, at a meeting of the So cialistic party here, a member arose and moved that, as the party was unable to ac complish its desired end by ballot, it resort to more forcible means and arm in defense and enforcement of its peculiar doctrines. This was voted down by some of the wiser and more conservative heads, but the result was that the mover of this resolution, followed by a considerable number of his adherents, pro ceeded to organize in the proposed manner. and now had in his single company about seventy-five men, instead of ten, as was at hret reported. Xhese men; it is learned. meet every Sunday at a hall on Ninth street for practice and drill, and are becoming very efficient in the use of arms. They have, it is learned, lull UNIFORMS OF 6 RAT and military hats with green cockades. They have, by some means, obtained Springfield rifle, though the sale of these guns at first hands is not allowed by the government. A member of the company, however, admitted to the reporter that the company had Spring field rifles, and that a part of them were BREECH-LOADERS of the latest and most approved pattern. This, the member said, was the only company of the sort in the city, and was "simply formsd for pleasure," though why it should have been organized under such peculiar cir cumstances, armed with such expensive guns and uniforms in these "depressed times," when labor is, according to the socialistic theory, being so oppressed, and capital is in the ascendency, and all for "pleasure," can hardly be guessed. The company is, it is learned, INCREASING ITS MEMBERSHIP very rapidly, adding from five to ten per cent, at every meeting. This company, the members interviewed insisted, was the only one of the sort in the city, but a persistent search of a few hours showed tip TWO MORE COMPANIES, both with evidently the same motive, and both earnestly but very quietly drilling and preparing for business. Both of these com panies have, it is said, for their officers men who were fjrmerby members or officers of some of the militia companies of this city. They are rapidly gaining in proficiency, and have made one or two efforts to obtain the arms belonging to one of the military com panies here. The leading spirits of these com panies are MEN OF WELL-KNOWN COMMUNISTIC PRIN CIPLES, and the Intention understood as forming for concerted action in case of an outbreak such as that of last summer. One of these meets at a hall over the Rhine where two hundred stands ot arms are stored, and, in case of desiring an outbreak before their arms are obtained, could easily seize them. THERE IS NO LACK OF ARMS in Cincinnati for communistic organizations of hundreds or even thousands. Scattered all over the city are largo lots cf guns used during the War by the various military organ izations, very many of which could be vsry easily changed from the present muzzle-load ing capacity to that of breech-loaders, and it is shrewdly suspected by some that this is now being quietly done, and that this is the origin of the breech-loading Springfield rifles now used by the one company' mentioned, as it is difficult to procure thesef in any other way. At Turner hall there are a laree lot of Enfield rifles, which could be readilv thu3 changed, and there are many others in vari ous portions ot the city. THE KNIGnTS OF TOIL. Another large organization, which is said to have been in existence since the close of the strike of last year, is called the "Knights of Toil." This society was formed directly after the failure of last year, and with tho intention of keeping up the spirit of the organization then in existence, and prepara tion for a more systematic movement durin? the coming summer. In regard to the member ship of this association no definite figures can oe obtained, but it is believed to outnumber the companies mentioned above. Of these four organizations the members may be counted by hundreds, perhaps by thousands, and the membership is said to be rapidly in creasing. AMONG THE GUN-DEALERS is a feeling of uneasiness, though in but one instance has there been any call for arms in any quantities. The plentiful supply of tho cheaper government arms, which can be made over into the most effective breech loaders at small cost, and without attracting attention or causing suspicion, makes this plan of obtaining arms more satisfactory. One prominent gun-dealer was, however, visited several times last winter by men evi dently of the communistic order, who wished to purchase breech-loading guns, inquiring especially for the Springfield government (pattern) rifle. They were told by the dealer that to get these new would be difficult, as the government did not manufacture them tor any others than the militia, the dealer then suggested that they could obtain arms at little or no cost from the government if they would enroll themselves in the National Guards. To this, however, the inquiring committee at once objected, and in the most positive manner, saying they wanted the gov ernment to have nothing to do with their or ganization. This fact considered, suspicious of itself, when viewed in the light of the fact that arms were afterward secretly purchased from other sources, is much more so. Another source, from which a band of this sort might readilly obtain arms, would be the plunder of the private arsenals in which the arms of the various companies are stored. There is no central point where these are all stored and guarded as should be the case, but they are scattered promiscuously about the city, "and they could," said a well-known military man of the city yesterday, "be all captured by ten determined men on any night, despite anything that might be done." AFTER THE GATLING GUN. Several quiet attempts have, it is alleged, been made by supposed members of theae parties to capture the Gatling gun belonging to the police. Captain Lew Wilson, who has charge of the gun, has been approached by certain parties in a manner which gave him suspicion, and which, addd to other facts learned, have led to the belief that there has been an effort to get possession of the gun, or at least to learn its workings, so that it might be captured when the proper time ar rives. 13 THE MOVEMENT BACKED BY FOREIGN CAPITAL? The reporter yesterday called upon Mr. E. M. Davis, formerly a member ot the Labor party. "I have quit the party," he said, "or rather it has quit me. 1 found that it was drifting away from the true principle upon which it was founded into communism and the encouragement of the feeling which was seen here last summer, and I felt impelled to leave it." "Do you think anything will come of this movement?" "Yes; I think something similar to last summer's outbreak may possibly be tLe re sult." "But it is said the Cincinnati communists have no money." "Don't you believe it. They -have not much of their own, I admit; but they get it, or at least that is my belief." "How?" "From abroad. The foreign powers are anxious to see this, our republican institu tion, overthrown, and will do anything to bring it about. England and France had paid emissaries in this country fomenting trouble over the slavery question, and thus helped to bring on that war; and I have no doubt they have plenty of men here now working up and supporting this communistic feeling. The terrible work of the commun ists was seen in France, and those who hate this country would be glad to see it repeated here. The men at the head of these move ments are generally idle, worthless fellows, yet they always have plenty of money, and I am satisfied that that is the way they get it." THE MILITARY EXPECTING AN OUTBREAK. The reporter also called yesterday upon Colonel Hunt, of the O. N. G., to get his opinion upon the subject. "Do you think there are any organizations here similar to those in Chicago ?'J-said the reporter. "No doubt'of it," said Colonel Hunt; "there are three thousand men enrolled here." "Three thousand men?" "Yes; the socialists have three thousand men here, and they are virtually, in my opin ion, backing these movements. They began organizing immediately after the strike last summer. They were not defeated then, but simply retired in good order to prepare for future action " "Then you look for another outbreak?" "Certainly." "How soon?" "That I can't say precisely, but perhaps during the coming summer." "And what will be the result?" "Oh, they will be overpowered in the end, for there are more people who favor peace than plunder; but it will not be done without some loss of life." "How many men do you think they could muster here?" "There are three tndusand socialists en rolled, and they could add about two thou sand of the riff-raff the class who never work to this, and would make, with what arms they could pick up, a very strong fight." "What is the condition of the military?" "It is in good condition, except that we need a central armory, where we can store all our guns and ammunition, and have them properly guarded, so that the communists cannot get them." Colonel Hunt remarked in the course of the conversation that himself and all his offi cers had been placed upon the "black list" of the secret organizations tor the part they took in last summer's campaign. Several representatives of the communistic organic a tion have, it is said, applied to some of the present omcers ot the regiment lor instruc tions in drilling and other military exercise, THE POLICE are quietly preparing for the Worst; Chief Ziegler has appointed some men, whose duty it is to specially watch the movements of these parties, and it is impossible that the citv and State troODS could be causbt naD- ping. Colonel Wilson guards his Gatling gun with constant care, and never leaves it in such shape that it could be used if captured ANOTHER SUSPICIOUS FACT is that which pertains to name. The name ot one ot those companies is exactly the same as that adopted by the Chicago companies, It is said that the companies here are in com munication with those by the lake, and that if any early movement is decided upon, it win be by concerted action. DEFERRED TELEGRAMS. Lowell, Mass., May 2: Base-ball Lowells, 10; Crickets, 7; ten innings. Manchester, N. H., May 2: Base-ball Manchesters, G; Live Oaks, 1. Springfield. Mass., May 2: Base-ball Springfields, t j Allcghenies, S. London, May 2: The Princess of Wales and Crown Princess of Denmark have left for Paris. Syracuse, N. Y., May 3: International championship base-ball game Stars, 5; Buf falo?, 1. St. Petersburg, May 2: No more bulletins will be published concerning Prince Gorts chakoff's condition. Portland, Me., May 2: Rumor is afloat that the Ci rubra will come here to send Russian passengers by rail to San Francisco. Chicago, May 2: The railroad rates for grain to New York, although nominally twenty-five cents per hundred, are now stated in reality to be weak at twenty cents. Chicago; May 2: Several Nee Perces In dians passed through here to-day, eti route to Canada, where they will have a talk with the Indians who have left their reservations and agencies, and will urge them to return. Havana, May 2: Credible rumors have pre vailed since yesterday of the surrender of Maceo, the Cuban leader. It is supposed that the government has such intelligence, but defers its publication until all the facts are known. Chicago, May 2: The irter-OceanVspecial saj-s that a fire last night nearly destroyed the business portion ot Adair, Illinois, on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy railroad. Loss, fifteen thousand dollars; insurance, nine thousand. Calcutta, May 2i Cooper, a British politi cal agent at Bhamio, in the kingdom of Bur mah, and two Sepoys have been murdered by a Sepoy guard. There is no reason to suppose that the assassination was the result of a political plot. Lavaleta, Malta, May 2: Brigadier-General Keys and Quartermaster-General Adams have arrived here to arrange for the recep tion of the Sepoys from India. The iron-clads Minatour and Resistance have sailed, it is supposed for Port Said". Albany, May 2: The senate will attend the late Senator Morrissey's funeral at Troy. Lieutenant-Governor Dorsheimer and Sena tors Harris, Jacobs, Robertson, St. John, Pomeroy, Hughes, Wagner, Ecclesine and Wagstaff will act as pall-bearers. San Antonio, Texas, May 2: Official tele grams to General Ord say that a revolution has broken out in the States of Durango and Neivaor. General Treviro is ordered to quell it. The garrisons at Matamoras and Mier are said to be on the point of pronouncing against Diaz. There is ereat excitement on the lower Rio Grande. Escobedo is here. Havana, May 2: Cuban refugees continue to flock back to the island. Over one hun dred have just returned from Key West. The rumors of the surrender of Maceo are received with much gratification. An easier feeling prevails among the merchants and planters over the prospect of complete pacifi cation. Paris May 2: General Noyes, American minister, gave a dinner to-night in honor of Bayard Taylor, the newly-appointed minister to Germany, aad Mr. Welsh, minister to Great Britain. Among the guests were the members of Mr. Taylor's family, attaches of the respective legations and a few American residents. Winnepeg, Mon., May 2: The 6teamer Swallow, from Selkirk, was struck by a squall this afternoon and capsized in Red river, near Winnepeg. One passenger, a Norwe gian, was drowned. The remaining twenty four passengers were saved. The steamer carried no boats or life-preservers, and bnt for a flatboat which she had in tow the loss of life would have been great. New Y'ork, May 2: William J. Geasner, builder, has filed a voluntary, petition in bankruptcy, with liabilities at "one hundred and twenty-eight thousand dollars, of which one hundred and six thousand dollars "are se cured. They are mainly on account of real estate transactions and for mortgaged de ficiencies. The assets consist of real estate under foreclosure an I debts due of merely nominal value. Rochester, N. Y., May 2: The forty-fiah general convention of the Psi-Upsilon col lege fraternity met here this mornmg Every chapter was represented by from one tosix delegates. Isaac Smith, signor, of New York, was chosen chairman. Yale was se lected as th place for the next convention, in May, 1879. A large number of gradu ates are in town, and telegrams of congratu lation are being received from the prominent members from Maine to California. A TERKIBLE TALE. Nhoektnc Harder and. Halclde at Hu as City A Cienwan Chemist Kills bis Wife and Fires the House Be then Blows Bis Own Brains Oat. Epef'al to the St. Louis Republican. Kansas Citt, April 30. The city was shocked this morning by the news of a most horrible double tragedy, which was enacted at two o'clock, and is shrouded in deep mys tery. At 1417 Grand avenue, in the upper story of a brick row, th?re resided until this morning a German chemist named Theodore Hal ten bach, his wife and fl beautiful little blonde daughter eight years old. He was a highly cultured man, had been in the drug business, but was unfortunate, and for some months has had a hard time making both ends meet. His wife was well connect ed and has rich relatives in Baltimore, and it was their wish that she could come to them. This she refused for some time, until dire necessity compelled her to accept. It is supposed that her husband learned of her decision, and preferring that the grave should find them united, he took her life and his own. They were both found dead in their rooms this morning, and under such horrible circumstances as to make one shud der. It was about two o'clock when the neighbors were aroused by a Crash of glass ana the wild piercing shrieks of a little girl. The house was discovered to be on fire. The alarm brought out the fire department, the little girl in the tneantimo being cared for. The flamea were speedily extinguished, and on entering the room first was found the mu tilated and charred remains of the wife. In an adjoining room lay the husband, his skull mashed in, and a revolver in his hand with empty barrels. The bed upon which the woman had been murdered was saturated with coal-oil, showing that after her death the bed had been set on fire. Her little daughter had been accustomed to sleep with her mother, and on examina tion her clothing was found saturated with coal-oil and one foot badly burned. Her little face was horribly cut, one hand terribly mangled, and in other ways showed that her escape from a terrible death had been gained with a close call. Haltenbach's remains were also burned, but not seriously. The inquest this afternoon developed no new facts, and the verdict is that both were murdered by an axe which was found in the room covered with clotted blood and hair. The little girl is unconscious, and the only one who can tell the horrible secrets of that midnight tragedy is helpless. It is generally supposed that Haltenbach murdered his wife, poured the oil on the bed, set it on fire, and then ehot himself m the head with a revolver filled with water, which has a terrible effect when dis charged ; that the daughter was asleep, and knew nothing of the tragedy until the flames burned her feeti that she sprang from the bed and dashed through the window, thus inflicting the wounds. Until she recovers, no further information can be given. 39KD1CAI. 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SYPHIIs IS PMlUvtlJ' mni El c tirrlr eradiocito,, from the system; Gonorrhea, GLEET, Stricture, Orchitis, Hernia, tor Kuyuirc Piles and other private disease, qaieslj cured. it fa) self-evident that a phy sician who pays special attention to a certain class of diseases, and treatinr thousands annu ally, acquires great skill. Physician hnowiuc. this loci often recommend persons to my care, When it is inconvenient u visit the city far treatment, medicines can be sent privately and safely by mail or express anywhere. Cores Guaranteed ia all Cases under t&lxevj.. . . , ... Consultations personally or by letter free and Invited. Charge, reasonable and correspondence strictly oonndnnfial. X PRIVATE COUNSELOR Of mo pages, sent to any address, securely sealed, for thirty OO) cents. Should be read bv all. Address as atove. rtmo. hours from 9 A. if . to e P. if. Sundava- a to d PKENCKIPTIOIT I'BEE. T7V3B THB SPEEDY CUBE of Seminal Weakness, Jj Lost Manhood and all disorders brought on by Indiscretion or excess. Any druggist has the Ingre dients. DR. JAQUE3 tSf, 1HO west gmn street. - HTAKCII. ERKENBRECHER'S Bon Ton Starch Is absolutely odorless, and Chemically Pure. It Is snowflake white. It is susceptible of the blithest and most lasting Polish. It possesses greater strength of body than other trade brands. It is packed In Pound Parcels. Full Weight guar an teed. It costs less money than any Starch In the world. It is manufactu. in the heart of the ereatest cereal region ol i-i Globe. It Is Sold universally In America by Grocers and Its annual consumption reaches Twenty MUllon Pounds. Andrew Erkenbreclier CIHCIWXATI. Srienhrfefter'ti World- Ftmrma rti fttnreh for Tn& HUBSE8 &. MULES FOIl NAI.K Boarding &SaleStable TF you wish to bay a good Saddle or HaroMi . nwarw vi ia, jjsm. vwo.il v oa uiw m - ma-vu m, aa tbe city can afford, eltoer Horse and Buggy or Cq1IIa TJnfMA Ton ran al7ata find thA hAKt Hi mv stable. Call and tee me. E. P. LEAKE, Ho. 378 Main street. 31eiuphi J. A. FORREST & CO. DEALERS IN Horses and Mules, 61 & 63 Monroe stT, near Penbody Hotel. WE are receiving dally a large assortment o: EOHSEd and HULKS. Persons wanting lock will save money by calling before purchanlfty, elsewhere. Everything sold by us fully guaranteed Orders solicited. IIGOITOiaWcwsti-osx 3 J UVER STOMACH JL?5 A i IPOEllIOIf NEW AXI SUMME JUST RECEIVED, AT B. LowanstsiD In announcing the receipt of those choice and charming novelties, direct from Paris, " In Bond," EX-OCEAN STEAMSHIP "CELTIC," We beg to call the attention of ladles desirous of purchasing the nsest and most attractive Summer Dress Materials, to the line we are now showing, and which. In our position of " Dlrrvt Importers," vvv are etrt bled to otler at such low prices as no other house In the trade can successfully compete with. Anions the line shown TUld WEEK we will exhibit: The Reantiful Plevna ISngnos. Lorn Falanka Ilernanis. Shnmla Ilonrettes,' Erzeronm Brocade. Man Stefano Zephyrs, And an immense variety of other X ew We beg to advise our patrons and the general public, that on same steamer we have received 5000 Pieces Printed Dress Linen Lawns! In superb designs, exclusively our own, and which we offer at amazingly low prices.- o LOWEKJSTEIM 242, 244 and 246 Main St., Cor. Jefferson. 91. II. COOVER. Coover HAJiUFACTUREES OF 3 SASH 9 FRAMES OF ALL KINDS MADE TO ORDER. THOBOCGHLY HEASOSEl) Flooring, Ceiling, Siding and Dressed Lumber of all kinds, kept constantly on hand. Gin-work and Tanks made to order. Also Cottonwood Flooring, Ceiling and Siding for sale. We beg an Inspection ot our large stock. 161 and 173 Washinerton St., Memphis. It.. H. CABBEBY. CeARBERY & CASEY, importers and Wholesale Liquor IVIerchants, Nos. 34V Front street, 51einplils. Teim. M1 B. MARCUS A. COCHHAN has leen admitted 1878. The business will be continued as heretofore, under firm name of tt. L. COLHliAN CO. K. JU COCHRA3. M. A. COCHRAX. CSuooessors to M. X. k J. W. Doors, Sasli, Blind, and Office and Yard at foot Saw and Planing Tlwayi have on hand s choice lot of Flooring, Celling, Siding, Latttce, Framing, Fence and Dressed Lumber, Bough and Dressed Pickets, Cedar Posts, Laths, SMu&les Dour aad wmuow frames, A. VACCARO. II. TACCAKO. . A. U. YACCAEl?. A. VACCARO 8s GO. IMPORTERS AND WINES, LIQUORS & CIGARS, No. 324 Front street, Memphis. SOLE AGENTS FOR COOK'S ClIAHHr'AGXK IMPKBIAI, It. K. PLAIN. W. A. WILLIAMS. W.H.EAB MANUFACTURERS OF Doors, Sash, Blinds, Moldings ALL KINDS OF Rough & Dressed Lumber, Shingles, Lath, Etc OFFICE AND FACTORY: 358 and 3GO Second street, Memphis, Tenn. SEND FOR OUR NEW AND REDUCED TRICE-LIST. JK. C PEARCE. PEARCE, SU6 WIIOI.ESAXE ClROCRKri, Cotton Factors and Commission Merchants No. 25S Front street. Memphis, Term. PART1CIILAB ATTENTIOK PAID TO THE HAL.K OFCOTT03 NAPOLOEN HILL. N. FONTAINE, HILL, FONTAINE & GO. COTTOH FACTOR AND WHOLESALE GROCERS Nog. 3GO and 332 Front street, Memphis, Tenn. AGENTS FOR 1 HE CELEBRATED. CARVER COTTON GINS. STEWART & DOHERTY'S OF Millinery G-oods ON THrRMWAY, APRIL 4th. AHOTUR rCCKKIIX BAYS. OI K :t tomers,and the public, are Invited to our Mprinc KxhlbsUon of Jrench rattj-ru Iton netn. Imported direet from Hari: KnsllNh llonnil list", American Trim in fit Hannrf. and Jorkri, of the latest stjles An lmimne stork of r-rench ari1 hriglish l h!ii. lea born, Milan, reditl. Cobun? and Canton Straw Hls. trimmed and untrtmme.1. A i-eaulllul ussortin.-nt f AltTH ICl Ali Fi.O tV fr.lt!. Wre;Uhand Motitures, Silks and Klbbons, Ornaments and Fancj Uood.-. STEWART & D0HERTY,269liATf7sfREET, OPP. COURT SQUARE. EliEUAXT ARR ia' ftUSB tsros. Russian Lace (arenadines. Torchon Crepe tireiiatlii.es, Jtnlgarian Armnre, Marmora tirenadincM, Uallipoli Chenille tirenadines and Elegant Textile Dress Fabrics . WJI. Ill ILL.FR. & Miller, TMtmAS CASE1 as a member of our firm, to take effect from March 1 fiAJK'L, A. HATCIiEI.. COCHRAN), Moaufactarers all fcinda of Packing L'oxea. of Washington street. SUII In Eayj Turd, moiainirs. Ktc. 9 DEALKK3 LN JEROME HILL BLINBS.Etc W. H. EADER. U li. SUttKS. 1HSNOM TH. Dissolution ot Copartnership. "I BF.O to stinounoe that I hare this clay withdrawn 1 Irtml lhv- linn of L. A A. L. l.oenl-ii. In do triiifo, l rs-unn thanks to lliv ub lo for their kind an I Literal iitn;ige. and ol:ctt continuance or sme ltir;rMi'x-or. L. Luwenste in. vli alone Is aii:horlzil lo coliec' wvd rrwliil fi r n 1 outstanding aoi-ouiiis t.t t!ie old Crsa of L. A. 1- Lowensteln. rj reM-frtlullv, A. I.. LOWENSTE1N. MEMiW-i, Jlar 1, 1S7S. Change ot Firm. IN Ciiii; nttenfh.n to tbf above can!. I be to Male that f fli.rll rsyiiihuie tlo " iri twinM imrt rifKi stjle and "mi nmof LoWENSfflX." and shall be 'U-.iaed to wait or. mrfilen.ls fd th general ttorH 'c, aud lurntsh thrn, as her...i. rr trie VEKV CLOTHlMi in Memphis, al t.e VEBY IrOWEsTra; EfN I.MFORJIS. TO TIIK TRADE. TO CITY TRADE! At Lowest Market Price. JNO.K. SPEED & CO. 303 Front Street. mmmmr- mmmmmmmmmmmmmummmimmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm t 3IISCEL.LAXEOUS. SI 31 31 EH nOABD-X. H West 31st (Street. JVew Vert. MR3. BCLKLEY will accommodate visitors to the city during tbe summer montbs. with lirst-class roo.ns.wlth or without board, at motlerate rites. Her hoijio Is located between Broadway and "lfth avt-.iue: Is most accessible from the various Ferries, bei g within two minutes walk of Hie Elevated Hall roa Is and six lines of Cars and Stages. h ;feiences Dr. T. Gaillard Thomas, New Tetk; Rev. T. D. Witherspoon, Petersburg, Va.; Rev. Kg. E. Hoggs, Memphis. Tenn. Flo wers Cheap! DESIF.IN'l to make room and ealn time for en larging their propagating facilities, J. H. NALB CO.. 87 Main ttreet and outh eate of Elmwood Cemetery, will, from April 2Mb, sell Ho.?ers and Plants AT C03T "lower than the lowost.'" J. B. & W. A. Faires, (Late of Forrest & Faires), Dealers In MOTLES & HORSES So, 55 Union street, Near PostoHlce Meuiphis, Teniu A large assortment of Stock always on band. Everything guaranteed as represented. ttrrtern solicited. muxiken's TORE 828 Arch Street, Printetl Iinen Lawns ! WARRANTED PURE LINEN. 98 NEW 1ATTEKR? OVEN. BE6T DISPLAY IN THE COUNTRY. LIM:SI HA.MrKKRCHIKPM, IsAUIK.' HAWKKKI'HIEr'H, tiKXTf' H.tMlKKKt'lllKPM Our line of Pure Linen Handkerchiefs Is very trxten sive, and retailed at wholesale prices. LIXEX tiUOI'N OK EVERT IECKIPT10Ji t vonderfullv Cheap. tSAMPLE3 SENT BY MAIL-al3 George jtfilliken & Son t29 ARCH STRKET, 3Fl3Lllet,3.oXi3l3.1ta,. Fa. Ladies, Notice! THB most beautiful ICE CRKASf PARLOR or ril'KCU r A WA 1,T fr.lt. Xo. 37 3lad Imoii Mtreet. has been most niagnlflcentiv refttted1 to please the ladis and gentlemen, where they will be served with Pure Ice Cream, Sherbet and fine Confectionery, ut low prices, wlilcli they also deliver, in any quantity, to all pats of the c ty. and safely shipped to the country. Wholesale and Retail. riASOs. PIANOS. FOB SALS BY Xj. Qoopel eft? Co. Xo. 375 JIAIX HTKKKT. FOR A HPLEXDIU 7lOCTAVE ALSO, EXCLUSIVE AGENT FOB THE STEINWAY PIANO! AT REDUCED PRICES. ORGANS AT $50 AND UPWARD CSmitars. Vlalias, Banjo. AerordeoM, etc, at wholesale prices to alL E.A.BENSO.N'S MUSIC JPAI.ACE, 307 Main, under Peabody Hotel. LOAN ASSOCIATIONS. New Series 1 New Series! New Series! WORKINGMEN'S ISnilding and JLoan Afutociatlon. ISSUES a new series of stock every quarter; com menced business In 1 878, and has beer and is a SUCCESS. Stated meetings held on IRtJT TUES DAY EVENING of each month, at their office, 2H1 Main street, up-stalrs. to make loans. Seventh Se ries commences April 1. 1878. Subscribe now. Money to Loan! Stock forSale! No Back Doest L. LaGRILL, President, Cvmi T. Patkrsom. Secretary. STEAMSIIII'S. INMAN LINE ROYAL HAIL MTEAHERS, NEW YOBK to qUEEXSTOWIH and LIVERPOOL, Kvery Thursday or Natnrday. Tons. Ton?. City op Bhrlis 54S1 1 CrrTor BsrsssLS.3775 Cnror RTCHMONn....4r(07 j Citt New Yokk. 8RO0 ClTTOr CHKSTKR 4-Virl I ("ITT OF PARIS. ..80X1 ClTTOF MOWTKKAL...44S) I ClTi BHfK-KLTW. .2V11 These magnificent steamers, built ia watertight com part mMiu, are among the strongest, largest and fastest on the Atlantic. The saloons are luxuriously famished, e:dally well lighted and ventilated, and take up tbe whole width of the ship. Tbe principal staterooms are amidships, forward of the engines, where least r-oise and motion is felt, and are replete with every com lo t. having all latest Improvements, double berths, .;;. i r,c liells, etc i .' c ilslne has always been a specialty of this Li!;. Ladles' cabins and bathrooms, centlemen srniok InR and bathrooms, barbers' shops, pianos, libra ries, etc, provided. or p-Jet of passage and other Information, apply to JOHN DALE, Agent, 31 and 3.J Roadway, New York. Or to THOVA3 KlSHKR, la met Baidc, Aiemph Tlse Oldest Military Oothlns OVSf0r .ti the Country. Complete 'j- ' f.ts. Uniforms, Hats, Caps, " 3am Swonls, -nJ everything ylles. prices nccafur rimcnts llp Md full infor companies, bMcUQpaat.on m colleges Mjy .ent m application. C""'jsCr Correspoodeac with m "uns"2y view to tusineis solicited -Cv' Ijuldinq MiutAJct dorsums. SALT