MEMPHIS, .TENZLST., FEIDAY,
NOVEMBER 29, 1878.
VOL. XXXVII NUMBER 266
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THK mei;tiu Mrt;sitiv.
Tiie meeting held at the IjiwiiUw Opera
house yet-irdny by the refugees far tL pur
p3so of ei res-toj? th? trtii.iti-Ja which thry
felt for thoa; who remained in Men),".hi fcLil
wrestle 1 with tin' yellowfuver, was cnef
tho inoit impound e. -r li.Ia in tui c.t-.
The building, lare and capacious r s it is
kaown to l was filled. Shcrt ts was th
notic-, tt e f ii nv (V'rabon w.u put in
ompluto o r ti.rou.jh the extraordinary ex
ertion ot jr.Ler.iI CVton Greene. It was
Uaudsomely d-'crated, reflecting great credit
upDn thi Ust ; ol (J ueral ireen, wh.j fpet t
t'u.3 entire prey!. ui n;nht ia dhchaitfintf the
duties irupoed upon hini. Mcy ladies
xrao'd th o:c.i-ion with their presence, and
hhott a w3 the notice, the meeting was a
success tl.iura' XV. V. C. llumes was
made proud Tit. II speech was in aJrnii
ab!u 'as e. It wiil b; iun.l iu auother col
umn, aad a perusal will satisfy ths reader
that more robust tLo jxl.t an ; purely patriot
i j sentiment h ive ntv.T been condensed iu
the sime ptc-''. The pe't-h of General
Huni-i mtvle a profound Impression, and
was loudly a;.'i laiJeJ. The resolutions em
LoJy the nb's uttt'ianct's of grateful heart.
They are devoi 1 of vuh. Without being
f jlsome, they ioiii;..le the reverence and af
.ectioa which U felt for the 8tlf-iacrifkiiir
iu -n a ad nofflen who ri-ked li'e for other.-?.
Ta in e'm ( manilesteJ a d ;ep revsrene-3 fjr
th rf.o 1 anlgrei1: jalitia whi'.-h the re
ciit epuli ;uic hi! developed. Never did,
sipj' the world wai created, ary people ehow
iiio.e tuorcujt'i Fi.ir-abn',t'atioa make a
grander t.i.r.B-.e of n!i that u Jcar thind'd
t'ao-e citizens of Memphis who remimej
ilu'lng the ep'dem'i-i anl miniiterd to th
sick and b lriid th ; dead. They needed no
euby; but in honoriojf them yesterday th3
r-luzee. ho-o e I themse'vet. Tao meeting
v.i'.l i till icfo the in r.'is of the young of
t in ("m tation the gnat l's?or.s of u-:efu!-ne
s and devotion 'o l.jty. Wnile all pres-
it felt n Jrep t-ympathy for the object of
tlie meeting, and a profound aH'ection tor the
'0.d Cljaid" who held the fo t, the msetln;
overlljwed with an all-prevailing seasa of
gratitude for the northern people who, with '
one spoataneou j im; uV-, 'aviohid opon the I
Houth their inna:-y and their pympit"iy. I
Kvery illusion ta tiie liiidneai of our north-'
rn br'-thren was LaMed with a j plans?, with
tear and with athicbvf (motion, and the
uaiver.-i.il h-3;)3 t'nt Ihe generodty of the north
firing our micbi'tin s hI forever swept
iuagreatabd lov'n ; ll -.d the enmities of
the past. The to 1 jeerday was as elo
qient as ti : trt!on v h'c'a . licited it was
b(!avenly. The story t f sol them suffering
uad northern cer.e; o-itv w.!l live in song and
ntory. I ' the people vl the to-th could ba.e
a'.teudel ill ; i:svting yftteiday and seen
clearly into the I.etrU of tl03e resent, and
heard the won?s o Icvln kindness which
IjjLbleJ upon th? lips of all,-th y would
hiv b:en coiif in ulJ for their generosity,
felt that . d had b en ion in fertile soil
and thtt the harvest will be the swelling
chorus of a reimi'id people.
Holy Writ Agalnnt KUavloiE.
The Cleveland physieian who maintains
that tihavu'g n a crime npainst health and
goid 1-i'k, l.i been ritrisacking his bible for
text. He finds iu I-AkMicua th injunction :
"Neither fhalt t'iou mar the. corners of tby
bard." He lufeii that the children of
Israel, while iu bondage to the Egyptains,
imitated many of their heathenish custom",
and the hhavmg of the b?ard was one of
theui. Hence the great l.iw-givercondemned
it pes-, en.pl'iiticliy, Hnd a careful ttudy of
hisiorv shows that the llebiews generally dis
carded the use of the razor, and the primitive
christians generally, imitating their example,
wore their beard iong. Tertullian, aa emi
nent c:iris'iau writer iod father in the
church, says: "Ti.e practice of charing the
beard is a lie'ngainal our face, and aa iwpi
ou attempt to improve tho works of the
creator." Tho doctor wihe3 to know if
i)avid'a men, who were uliavcd, only half
shaved, by tin order of VanuD, looked any
b"ttei ' Net then, in thir own eye, tor in
the eyes ol King I)vid, nor in the eyes of all
the Jews aud Gentiles of their time, for one
read- th it. "th .-ai-n ware gr21y &ihanied,
ant the king paid tarry at Jericho uafil vour
l3arJ.4 b grown an. I then return." I'bb
doctor's argument is based upon natural his
tory as well as fcript-ire. Tbe lion has a
:l )wiug beard which cliLinguihes him from
lus weaicer companon; Jind likewise iu man
t'i'J btaid maiki most ciistiuctiveiy the chief
p'culiaritv of th'3 ceiiBtenancs of the two
ti'-x;. Wu'.:u a ma shaves off his beard his
i'v.'e approxiniat" that of a woman more
aoariy than j a'ure cleaned. ecotdiugly
he argues that if mm wi-h to pre-er their
a-icendauey a the lord of creation they muht
put away their razors.
J (,ur.ii ill Walk.
"3!J9 pret'y b A. aia'r fhe'r"' said a back
woo U paseugi r, u.liits ii ir the engineer of
a .Missis.-ippi river ttep.u.er that was racing
wit i ant.tiiet i.oat. ".So,-so," responded the
enjint-er, ;is ho hurg r.n additional wrench
on' the BaMy-va'v? c ;.l to stop the steam
tr.'ia e.-oapicg. "I reckon we'll overtake
that ciatt. M.on." pmsued tiia stranger.
" flint's about it," rttuiced the eu(iiai.er,
pwaifx t-j coi-J an-rtii. r twitch and hallooing
TuruUifh the trumpet to th-.; iirsmen to "shove
ir up." "(Jii:! huuili-jd un.l liinety-five,"
li.iiuwid the pashenge.', 'f.oliinir ti bt at the
if nitre uud then at the boilem. "Hut', about
where Fhe' ruhticat'op," put in tho rngi-j-."?r.
The paenfr ran Lis fingers nervous
iy, and walked about the deeks for a ftw
uiiuotes, when lie came back to the engineer
iid observed, ' Hadn't you better ieav;' that
V at V' "Can't do it. Munt pass her."
"Jnt n'liosen we ohould blow up'r" "Well,"
aaid the engineer, as he p.;.-ed over the
gjat'J to tee liotv ta.t fcc was going, 'V it is
tii a t.'i ot 1'rovMenee for tbe boat to Wow
up, wl L:Tve totand by it." Tr.eu he hal
lojed to the i;riT.:;:n to ceal. and give a little
in ire turteu'ine kuJ oil. The next moment
there, w.n a rplash ia iJift rivir; but before
ta ) y.iI could 1,3 lowered tfcc man had sac-c?ed.-d
ij reaLitig the thore, au i fcailooed
oat: 'tio cn m'.G the race. 1 gue.s I'll
A desperado, nveuiiy liuug for murdir in
Texa, uttered in liii confeHiju the following
warning: "Now ir is too late f ?r me, bat it
n n it t o late lor all jcucg men who may
real tin.', ai.il who i'.ie low ble.-ed with be-ia-i
ia poiscFMion ot a bar py home Btid chri
ti.ia paivnt, as I c n:e had, but never availed
mtlt of t i.: o; po'tnoity. And now, boys,
reaiember the road iJiil Longley lias traveled
in diioU-ying hio paieoU, ii.d wheo you go
to do wroi.jr remember tu.it a ery small
wrong leads to a greatvr.one, and so on, uctil
iiaally nothing will teiu wrong to you if
yoa will loliow the wrong rj;ui. Mi' first
rftep w.ii i'i o'.i o"i. i.cr ; next, whUitjr drink
inu; n--st, carryirg piutclf: next, gambling;
t'.i-n muriier, aui the nf xt fetep I suppose
will be the gailows. 1 h -p2 niy father end
:n i'h-r wiil never be bbro'-d fur what I have
ViHwMauv A.Li:Ur. daujhtr of the
late CocinC. lore Vand -relt, who u row con
testing the wjii, it ih repotted is shortly to be
mam .1 to I r.u.i id j -rg'-i-, th" om ul-gen-r.il
from the arand duchy of Luxembourg.
N d.-y Ins yet L- en s: t t r the inarringe, as
iJrs. L"H a; h no' willing to havo ii take
pl.ice while tiie v. iil ; u in eoi-.it. If the
.i-e h ajoon.ed f...r some length of lime, as
,r ro'u.iiy will b? soon, tts uiariiajfe will
place at an tarly date.
An Act or Impropriety liulldin? Firs
on CoM Mornings A Two-Minute
Trotter From Tort Yuma to
Ir. Deems on Fonera's Adventure of a
I'ostal-Cnrd Pardoned iu Adrance
A Tragedy which Outstrips
Fiction, Etc , Etc.
An "Art of Impropriety."
A young gentleman ot Shen, near Man
chetr, itfered, with his mother's consent,
to help a pupil teacher with her lessons in
the morning. Hi said she would not be
awake early enough, and she offered to tie
a string to her foot and let the end hang out
of th" window, so that if she overslept herself
he might pull it. He whs up tho earlier and
put'ed tbe cord, and K?v.T. E H-ygate,
holding that this was an "act of impro
prietv," rrlust.'d him the fsHcrament. The
bichop of Lichfield di c'inej to interfere, as
it lot s not nei ra that the case admits of any
Frmu Fiirt Ynuia to Marlcooa Wells.
The work of extending the Southern Pa
cific road from Fort Yuma to Maricopa Wells,
a distance of one huadred and sixty-seven
miles, wai begun at Fort Yuma last week,
and will be pushed forward rapidly. It is
expected that fifty miles of the road will be
completed, by January, and a rich agricultu
ral section reached. Knrly in the spring the
lir.e will have been laid to Mi.ric.opa Wc-18.
Large, quantities of railt;, ties, and other rail
road materia), ar '. arriving daily at Yuma for
tbe extension. Many of the Vouia Indians
were employed in the construction of the
read across Ihe California desert last year,
and were found to be good workers. Em
ployment is to be given them in continuing
the road from Y'uma eastward.
lr. Deems on Kuncralrt.
Dr. Djems, of the Church of the Strangers,
New Yorit, is called on to attend more funer
als than mo?t clergymen, and is pained to
see the extravagant display which is fre
quently indulged in by (hose who can least
afford it. He says: "The Methodist clergy
men in Washington have, done a sen
sible thing in unitedly protesting
against unseemly display and unnecessary
(xpenses at funerals. It is svjKgested that
the general distribution of crape and gloves
b'j dispensed With, and that only the nearest
relatives of the deceased jwearni 'Uincg; also
that the usual exhibition of flowers be given
up, and that the number of carriages be re
duced as far as possible. Now let the mima
teis ol other cities iollow suit and the ex
pence of eying can bo materially reduced.
In New York the cost of a' fashionable funer
al is from three hundred dollars to fifteen
hundred dollars." In Rochester, Pittsburg,
Chicago, and several other large cities, the
clergymen have taken action similar to the
protest of the Washington clergy.
A Two ailoute Trotter.
Chicago Tribune: "Mr. Bonner never al
lowed Dexter to trot a rac3 after he pur
chased 'the king of the turf,' and it is not
likely that he could have added anything to
his laurels if he had been allowed to make
another public trial. Goldsmith Maid, Rarus,
Hopeful, Great Eistern and several other fast
horses have beaten Dexter'a best time. Now,
however, Mr. Honner has purchased Edwin
Forrest for sixteen thousand doliars, which
is said to be t'aa most remarkable trotter in
the world. He trotted at Hartford in 2:14.
The theoiy of many horsemen that the fast
est horse would be a iarge horse is sustained
by this early perfoimance of Forrest. He is
sixteen hands high. At tbe same time he is
hatWsom nod wHl proporh nrcl. S?m
thirgs vihich would seem extravagant about
any horse ace said about the performances of
Forrc-et, and yet old trotting men tell us they
are perfectly true. For instance, so careful
a paper as the Spirit of the Times, in an ac
count of Forrest's trotting at Havtfoid, says
of one quarter: . 'If ever a two-minute gait
was struck by a trotter, it was by Edwin For
rest during this quarter.' Either all the
trotting men must have lost tneir hi ads, or
the horse has no equal."
Itulldins Fires on Ccild Mornings.
Latter to the Xeu England Farmer : "If
we will go into many a farmer's kitchen,
about five o'clock on a cold winter morning,
we shall too often see the woman of tho boue-e
siUiug by the stove whittling shavings with a
dull knife: vith which to start the fire. Now,
as one's bappinesi for tho day depends in a
great measure on how the day is beg,UD, you
wiil easily see what au annoyance it is tp
whittle shavings in a temperature down to
zoro. This unpleasant task can be easily
avoided by two hours work in the fall, before
the ground is covered by snow. Let the
faroiet- .;d his hired man take a team, with
rakes and basket., into the woods, and rake
together fifty buahels of pine needles, and
haul them home and stow in some dry place
liuder cover. 'Ihese are anioag the best
kinalincs there are for starting a fire
qjickly. i hae sged them for twelve years,
and should not know how to do without them.
1 adopted the practice, when 1 nrse began
uKin: them, of arranging my stove the night
previous, so i,ht in she morning I had noth
ing to.do but to light the fire and get back
into bed asraie, all of which 1 can iwcomplish
M ten secon.Js. In fifteen minutes the room
will be comfortably warm, so that we pan be
gin the day without any drawback."
Adventure of a Postal :nrJ
Washington, November 21 A striking
iliuttrutiou of the extent and excellence of the
arrangements for int-rnational mail service,
which have resulted from the postal union, is
given in an onioial publication received by
6ur superintendent of foreign mails fioui the
heme central bureau. A resident of Chem
nitz, Saxony, mailed at that place, at seven
o'clock in the evening, on the twenty-fourth
of May last, a posta:-;ard addressed to him
self, currying the request to all postmasters to
dispatch it successively, aud without loss of
time, to Alexandria, Singapore, Yokohama,
San Francisco and New York, and thence to
Chemnitz, his object bsing to win a wajer
that, with the existing postal arrangements,
the circuit of the world could thus be made
by postal mati-r? within one hundred and
twenty days. The request was complied with,
ind the card arrived in Chemnitz from New
York on ti.o poe hundred and seventeenth
day after the date of the original mailing.
Th-3 Dostmafiter-gonerai cf Uerpiicy hs
caused this card to bo photographed, end
transmitted a copy to tbe Berne international
Lureaus, with the remark that if it bad been
post-'l oua Lour earlier it would have accom
plished itsjourne-y it B.itv-six days instead
ot one hundred and sevunteen.
Pardoned la Advance.
The fUlowing very peculiar excuse is now
off;red conc-'.cing tbe President's, action in
the C-i?e of Carey W. Miller. It wiil strike
an ordinat-y mirjd that if the President can
use a pardon before a cocristiori, or even in
dictment, grand juries and couris might as
well be abolished. Attorney-General Devens
ii acihsrity for the statement that an exam
ination of Ui records shows that the friends
of Miller applied t J the President to issue
him a pardon to nave him fipm criminal
prosecution. This was done after the t-enk,
from which MiUer h id been accused of em
bezzling, had been paid the amount lost
through him. This request for pardon was
indorsed by a large number of influential
citizens of ludianapolis. The President,
while ho tiiOught the case presented to him
mijht justify the liseciie interference, con
cluded to postpone action until a iuiirjer in
vestigation could be had. So he simply,
through Attorney General Devens, instructed
tho uUritribi ctiorney not to present Miller's
case to the grand jury fr the present. Such
action, in all manner of ca?es, if tajf"n al
most every day throughout the country. 'The
President iat-n4ed no interference, and diel
te-t interfere in the lri.it with th Indianapo
lis grand jury. That body fcciil had the same
right to investigate the case, as it had been
formall? presented to them by the district-attorney.
A Trasedy wbleli Ontateps Kletlon En
ac(.-t at Port Washington, Obio.
Cincinnati special.. 21 st: "Ihe Port Wash
ington muider is developing into one of the
mo-t remarkable- crimes over committed in
the State. . Men have killed the seducers ot
the ir wives, but this is the only instance on
record in Ohio where a woman, the mother
of seven children, has killed another woman
for the seduction of her husband. M rs. Amy
B st, the widow who was killei, was herself
a grandmother. She had started out cce
evening, ostensibly to visit her grandchildren,
and next morning her dead body was found
in the edge of a wood, near a fence, her neck
broken, and marks of violence on her head.
The facts whioli have been developed show
that she was decoyed by Mrs. Stull to the
spot by means of a false note signed John
Stull, appointing a meeting at a haystack on
the farm at seven o'clock, in the evening.
There the two women met and engaged in a
hand-to-hand fight, which lasted until the
widow was a lifeless corpse. There was no
evidence to fasten guilt upon Mrs. Stull, and
she safely passed a trial before the coroner's
jury, bat she could not quiet her conscience.
Her deed haunted her, until she was driven
to an attempt at suicide in the canal. After
she had plunged into the water she changed
her mind, crawled out, and, to a passing
stranger, to'd the whole story of her crime.
She had believed for years that her husband
and the Widow Best were on terms of im
proper intimacy, and the suspicion embit
tered her whole life. She had contemplated
murder rnoie than once, but not until she
had taken her rival's life did she realize how
terrible the deed was. Mrs. Stull is in prison,
with her youngest child, a babe of three
months, in her arms; and the question i ,
'What to do with her'f' She has the sympa
thy of her neighbors and friends, and her
punishment will be a sorrowful problem for
How the Kast Ulrls of Hoelety Outstrip
their Parisian Sisters.
London World: "Ladies who a few years
ago would have considered the idea appall
ing, calmly array themselves in the glorified
dreeeing-gown known as a 'tea-gown, and
proceed to display themselves to the eyes of
their admirers. The reason, perhaps, is not
very far to seek. Certain adventurous dames,
who determined some years since on the in
vasion of man's last stronghold, the smoking-room,
arrayed themselves for the con
quest in bewitching rob" e chambre. Their
less enterprising sisfei iot quite daring to
follow them to nocturui extremities, were
unwilling to be defrauded of the opportunity
of adding another weapon of the arsenal of
tbe toilet, hence the origin of the tea-gown.
Of course it in no way resembles the dressing-gown
of utility. It is of elaborate
design and infinite cost. It is worn for
about an hour in the day, and yet, in a
counting-house visit of a week the same
must, on no account, be exhibited more than
twice, if, indeed, so much may be allowed.
It is absolutely useless and utterly ridiculous;
but this is not the worst that may be said
about it. It is, to all intents and purposes, a
deshabille, and so great is the force of asso
eia ion that the conversation is exceedingly
apt, nay almost certain, to become deshabille
as well. The gentlemen in houses where
tea-growns, prevail, relieve themselves of
their shooting attire and reappear very fre
quently in gorgeous smoking suits; there is
aa ease and sans aeon about the whole
proceeding that favors laxity of discourse,
and advantage is generally taken of the lati
tude allowed. At their first beginning tea
growns only put in an appearance when the
beverage from which they take their' name
was dispensed in the hostess's boudoir, and
only a rare and favored specimen of the op
posite sex was admitted on su lira nee. But
such old-fashioned prudery has long
b3en thrown aside in the eager de
sire for more admirers of such becom
ing raiment; the tea growns have ele
scended to the drawing-rcom and the hall,
and have become more marvelous and more
voyant in the transit. With the graceful
neglige toilet there has como in a habit of
lounging, which is certainly of moat doubtful
grace. Hands are not ucfre-quently to be
S-;en clasped above or behind tne head, thus
often liberally exhibiting the arm by the
falling back of the loose sleeve; feet and
ankles are lavishly iirtiptayed" uij dainty" slip"'
pen are rested on the fenderj more ardent
spirits recline in ostentatious repose on va
rious sofas. It is considered the thing to
suit the action to the attire and exhibit in it
the supremacy of ease. In some very Bohe
mian establishments it is voted a bore to
dress again for dinner; that meal is par
taken of in the easy masquerading attire,
and, as a not unusual sequel, there is a
prompt adjournment to the smoking-room
and a brisk demand by the ladies for cigar
ettes." Virgil's JHneld Disseeted.
Ada Columbiana: "In a late number of
the Oxford and Cambridge Undergraduates'
Journal, our old and highly-polished friend,
P. Virgihua Maro, is quite thoroughly
shaken up. After a little general discussion
of the poet, the writer proceeds to quote a
Jarge number of passages in which Virgil is
lnsonsistsct and oftentimes contradictory.
Take, for instance, ihe following:
" 'Down conies blind Cyclops to tne snorsv-
Postijuam altos terlglt ductus, et ad tequora veult,
Lumlnls eiloM llulUum lavlt hide e-ruareiu.
" 'He washes with its water the gore that
trickled from his scooped out eye.' Now
would anybody but a madman go and bathe
a bleeding wound in the sea the sea, of all
places? Why, he would have made Lis
head smart for a year; but Virgil wanted
him down on the shore, and must make him
do something. Note too 'fluidura cruorem;'
now, inline six hundred and forty-five of
the same book (three) the fugitive tails
.-Eneas that they put out the Cyclcp'a eye
three months ago, and so, according to Vir
gil, the wound bleeds incessantly for three
months (three days of bleeding would, ac
cording to niodeen doctois, have taken the
Jifo of even a stout Cyclops), and then the
giant (suuie down to thjs pfiore and bathes :t
in salt water.' 'Again, in tue tela
brated athletic fporta in Bock V, everybody
is rewarded with a priz-J. Ono man gets a
prize because be comes in first; the second
man gets one becans9 he would have b en
first if something hadn't happened, and the
fast man gets oae because he fell down. The
only parallel to such a practice is one afforded
by Artemus Ward, who, in command of a
volunteer force, makes all his men captains
to prevent jeaionay. In 5, 436,
Virgil, alter carefully telling us that Dares is
wonderfully nimble and Entallus wonder
fully 6low, lets the slow man chase the fast
one, wquore iota, bitting him ail the while.' "
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A KontaiMie of the War.
A gentleman well acquainted with Colonel
Realt, and an ardent admirer cf his psetry,
relates a story told by him while the two
spent a night in conversation, criticism and
recollections so dear to men of his kind, over
t cesy fire and warm decoctions. He spoke
of the riigui before tjie battle at which Gen
eral W. L. Lytle fell.' The tcro (u-alf and
Lytle) lay together in the general's tent.
They were both given to writing poetry at
such times, and each had an unfinished
poena on hand, and they read and criticised
each other's ettorU hunjor03s!y for some
tim!, when said Lytle:
"Realf, I shall never live to fini3h that
" 'Nonsense," said I; 'ycr; will live to
write volumes of such stuff.'
' 'A feeling has suddenly come over me,'
continued the general, sotecsnly.-' which is
more startling than a prophecy, that I shall
be killed in to-morrow's fight. As I spoke
to you I 6aw the green hills of Ohio as if I
stood among them. They began to recede
from me in a veird way, and as they disap
peared the con vie' ion jashed through me
like a lightning's shock that i would never
see them again.'
"I railed him for his superstition, but the
belief had become strangely impressed upon
his mind, and he succeeded in so far thrill
ing me with his own unnatural fear that I
begged him to finish his poem before he
slept, that stub Cue works might not be lost
to the world.
"In the small hours the general awakened
me from a slumber into which 1 had fallen,
to read to me that beautiful poem, which
must live aa long as pur literature survives,
' I am drlng. Egrpt, drtng,
J,ba tbe crimson life-blood fast."
"My eyes tilled w;th teajs as he read. He
said not a word as he concluded, but placed
the manuscript in his pocket and lay down
"Before dawn came the call to arms.
When I next saw poor Lytie he was cold in
death among heaps of slain. I thought of
the poem, and searching the pocket where I
had seen hi-n put it, drew it forth, and it
was forwarded among other things to Lis
NEWS FROM A LL PARTS
Of the World-Tho Aft-Uan War Turk
ish Disputes Sussirtii Occupation
Cession of Provinces (uihblinj
in Ministerial Circles.
An Engagement Expectet Saturday on
the Frontier of Afghanistan Dis
position of Sick and Weakly
British Soldiers Outbreak
in China', Etc., Etc.
Bombay, November 28. Tho Times of
India states mat tneKQurum column wm resume
it advance Friday, with provisions tor six days.
Vienna, November 23. A Constmtinople
dispatch sa;s Mcuthtar Pf.sba. before taking com
mand of the troops in Eylrlus and Thessa.-y, will
proceed to Athens to endeavor to Induce Greece to
accept the modified cession of territory offered by
the ports, and if this be aciopted he will be em
powered to propose au offensive and defensive al
liance oeiween Greece and Turkey.
Behmn, November 28. An order of the
Prussian ministry of state Is published that persons
considered danvcerous may be dsnied the rigi't ot re
siding In Berlin or Us suburbs. The carrying of
arms except by persons with syeial permits and (he
sale of explosive projectiles !s prohibited. The
order takes effect on November 2','th, and remains in
force one jear.
Liberation of Fenians.
London. November 23 O'Connor, the
Fenian, confined at Srtke Island, has been notified
he w 11 be released Immediately on condltioa
that he will reside outside of the Queen's dominions.
Kellv, another confined Fenian, will probably be
khurily liberated oi the same terms.
ThknkfsiviDS in at. Louis.
St. Loris, November 23. To dav was ob
served In the usual manner. The public offices
wero closed and business pretty generally suspended.
Religious services were held In many churches,
feasllng wss universal, and the dy closed with nu
merous balls, private parties, and entertainments ol
The Marquis of Lome at St. Anne's.
St. Anne's, via QuEBEt:, November27.
I'pon the arrival of the vice-regal train, which left
Mutapeola this Tnornlng. his excellency was pre
sented with an address in French, to which he made
a suitable reply. At all the stations on the road tbe
greatest enthusiasm prevailed, and at the principal
towns addresses were delivered, and replied to by
A Hteamer on Fire.
New York, November 23 The steam
ship Zealand, which sailed Tuesday morning for
Antwerp, returned yesterday afternoon with her
cargo on fire. The vessel was freixhted with eight
hundred sheep, roi-ty-live thousand hnshels of grain
and a large quantity of lard, etc. The lire was ex
tinguished at the dock, and twelve tnousaad bushels
of damaged grain were landed. The steamer la not
Three Killed and Eleven Wounded.
Pittshuho, November 28. A special to
the Dispatch, from Cnlontown, gives the particulars
of a boiler explosion which occurred near Danbar,
about lialf-pjist oe o'clock this atternoon, by which
Richard Evans, Daniel tlarrlson, and J. J. Millar
wen Instantly killed; Jos. Vagon was mortally
wounded, and ten i thers were injured. Most ct
these men were on the roof of the boiler house,
helping to eiect a new slack, wlien the explosion
Paris, November 2b. The Spanish gov
ernment objects to Count DtCholseul, who has just
been nominated In place of t.'ount Cbandordy, as
ambassador to the court of Spain. King Alt jnso
personally desired that M. Chaiidordy shall remain,
vhiie the Spanish cabinet fear that M. DeChoiseul
would become the center ot republican .intrigues.
It is probabie Cour,t DeChoiseul's nomination will
The electoral commission of the chamber of
deputies has recommended that Duke DeCazes be
An Appeal from Iafjcow, Scotland.
GLAFCiow, November 28. The following
aTjif al for the relief of the shareholders of the City
of Glasgow bank has been Issued to Scotchmen
abroad and sent by eable lo the principal cltlei of
the United States and Canada:
"In the name of the Scolt'sh nation we ask your ?Id
for thu shareholders ruined by the City of eilasgow
bank fai'ure. Five hundred thousand pounds are
-iuaiied: one-halt has already bean subscribed."
The above appeal is sigieu t-y tiio lut-a proroota
of V. linghurg and Glasgow, and the e;.ecutive com
mittee of the City of Glasgow bank relief fund,
Hong Kong, November 23. There is a
serious revolt among the troops of the province of
Kwangsi, and fears are entertained ot an extension,
In consequence of bad pay and rations, throutiuout
the army, The opposition to Governor Ilennessy Is
Increasing In Hong Kong, and petitions for his ie
moval are circulating There are reports of disas
ters to th9 Chinese forces In occupying the recon
quered western territory. Complications with the
Russian authorities are also feared.
About the Pommeranla.
London, November 23. It is slated that
iwenly-sls corpses from tbe Poinmoranla have bsen
landed at Hastings. One Is supposed lo be' that of
young Clymer; on another, that of a woman, was
loutid a ring marked "ti. L." Captain Schwensen
had no rela ives cn board. The two children, three
years and nine months old, resyectlveiy, reported as
uuldeatiiieJ, are probably those of a steerage pas
senger. Mrs. btitihl, of New York, was saved, with
her four children, all girls, of seven, four, two years,
and nine months.
The Firm of Smith, Flemins & Co.
London, November 23. An approximate
btaiement of the afTair of tbe firm of Smith, Flem
ing Co.. of Loudon, vh05e failure was announced
October 3d, shoves the' gross, nubilities at $14.oo7.
425. but it is only f S,1:J2.H75. This Is espected to
rank against tse estate. The assets are $1,4:M,U15,
or l2ss than three shillings and sixpence on 11 pound
of the $K.i:i2,M7o; and after the costs of liquida
tion are paid it w'.il not yield a shilling 111 tbe
pound. The limes'. financial column says: "One
of the partners has stated that the house would have
stopied long ago but for the intervention of the
manager of the Glasgow bank. Whoever may ba
responsible for it, this failure must be ranked
among the most disgraceful and disastrous la our
Pebth, November 23. A dispatch to tho
Pesth Ltoyrl from Berlin says: '-Russia Is aboat to
begin a diplomatic campaign with England In rela
tion to Afghanls an. General Kaufman ;.us banded
to his government a memorandum, pointing out how
dangerous to tne security of the southern frontiers of
Vu.ikl.ti.ri u woijld be if the Khlber passes were per
manently occupied b;' the britisn trooo. General
Kaufman regards as groundless the Urttl h appre
hensions of Russia threatening the northern frontier
f,t Ii.d;a from Cer.traJ Asia. This frontier Is im
pragnubla, while the Bruln OB?uyatItm of ftmtnsrn
AVhiinistan w.iild he a scanning menace to Ru
tiuu Tuiklstan. The Bt. Petersburg cabinet, relying
on lhls repoit, will ask various guarantees from
England that no changes will be made In the terri
tory or independence of Afglianist in."
1'n conseqimnce of the refusal cf the fJuincc com
mission of the Austrian delegation to discuss the
supplementary credit for the occupation of the
Turkish provinces Count Amirasy has withdrawn
the bill for a supplementary credit, instead of taking
ths alternative course of su'ojiluiog the malterto
Jeddo November The emperor rer
turned to the capital iroin a long provincial tour
November lth. Progress throughout was marked by
iiai manifestations of loyalty and devotion. The
foreign trade continues disturbed, the Japanese re
fusipg to deal at the high rates of exchange demand
ed by speculators in Mexican dollars. These have
f;:ilen from twenty to twelve per cent premium.
The Internal trado Is uninfected r oijtsidelutluencd
notwithstanding strer.ueus foreign tiforls to create a
panic, In the hope of discrediting the national credit
and to.cing the Japanese to seek assistance from
abroad. Reports of important govemmeut changes
continue, but all need confirmation. The press laws
were enforced with great severity, several newspa
pers having recently been suDjected to extieme
hardships. The government regulations tor the
Biito ot opium Jus; published Is lust and moderate,
and is appioved by fnost fcreieners. but It is
expected that the Brltisbeis will resist
and defy them, and continue to Import and
sell without regard to the decree of the authorities.
General Le Gendre, an American citizen, has ju t
riubllshed a br.ok on the present condition and f a
tiie prc;pec:s of Japan, which has created a pro
found '-mpiesstOn In official circles; and It is con
sidered likely to lead to important government
changes. Mr. Rennler, a lawyer of Shanghai, has
been appointed judge of the British couit la Japan.
London, Noyember 23. -Tha Tim?a has
the following dispatch Irom Berlin: "A Vienna
seatl-ofnclal political correspondent says that Russia
ha announced her Intention ot actively supporting
the ameer In the event of England occupying any
points In Afghanistan from wiiich the Russian
dominion In A-da might be eilertually threatei-ed.
The announcement Is based upon the assertion that
England has violated the alleged Afghan agreement
of Lord Clarendon by the occupation of Quettan."
The Intention of Russia to Interfere In Afgnanlstan
i isppareHiy confirmed by the Moscow oizcl(e de
claring an Intervention Indispensable, npw that
Ihe occupation of Quettah has been succeeded L-y
expeditions in tbe direction of Candahar and Herat.
The olliclal correspondence in regard to Afghan
istan from 1mi5 to the present time. Is published.
It covers two hundred and sixty pages. The ameer's
letters In reply to Lord Lytton's request for the re
ception of Sir Neville Chamberlain's mlsslon.com
pUlus that before tbe viceroy's letter was read, or
bis messenger had an audiene", otner letters tad
reached the ameer from tbe commissi jner at Pesb
awur writ'en threateningly, and containing words
repugnant to courtesy, and In a tone contrary to the
ways of friendship Hnd Intercourse. Considering
his (the ameer's) aftllctlons at that time, patience
and silent would have been espe.
dally becoming In ' the officials ot the British
government. The oftlciulsof the opposite government
(meaning Russia) have in no respect deslied to
show an enmity or opposition toward the British gov
ernment, nor indeed uo fhoy with any other power
desire eumlty or strlie; but when any other power,
without cause or reason, shows animosity toward
this govemmeut, the matter Is left In the hands ot
God and to His will. The description of the Inter
view between Major Cavagnart aud the commani'
,ant of AimusjUl Is substantially the same us flist
reported. The Interview concluded as folloats:
UujorCavagnarf ask'd: ''Will ton oppose the pass
age of the mission by force?" The coinujanuant
said: "Yes; and you may take It as a kindness tf I
do not fire upon you for what you have done already..'
The Russian Journals state tbe ameer is coucen- I
trating bis forces near Cabul, which is strongly fortl
lieL A Berlin correspondent confirms Ihe report that
General Kaufman's speech, on presenting a sword
to the ameti's envoy, at Tasklnd. has become the
subject of a communication from Eneland to Rufwla.
A dispatch from Sofia reports that Turkish Redlfs.
and Circassians sacked twelve bundled houses in
in the Mllnlk district. In Macedonia, on the twen
tieth instant, and massacred the Inhabit ints, with
out distinction to age or sex.
A dispatch from batonm ft ties that a dispute has
arisen between the Turks and Russians as to
whether the new frontier shall be upon tbe line of
the Tehoruk river or not Also that Russian sol
diers have been massacred at Adjaro.
A dlspa'cb from Constantinople fays It Is stite-1
that the British government will efficiently assist In
the riegotlton of the forthcoming Turkish loan.
A dispatch Irom Petii reports that the editors of
newspapers and members of the left who support
the govemmeut have been, during te last few
weeks, anonymously threatened with death.
A Paris correspondent represents that the czars
recent disavowal of the policy of Infringing 011 the
treaty of Berlin Is due to Prince Bismarck's refusal
to permit the nullification of tbe treaty, with which
he is so closely connected. Russia sounded him to
ascertain whether he would not give her a oirt'
blmu tw In tbe east, provided Count Shouvaloff was
raised to office. In consequence ot Prince BU
marck's refusal, the scheme for SchouvaloU pro
motion has been abandoned; at least, for the pres
ent. A correspondent with the Khururu column tele
graphs S3 follows: "We will probably attack
Peshwar pass Saturday. A reeonnolsancs Wednesday
showed that the Afghans, who abandoned Kburum
pass, were so far, but without success, endeavoring
to mount cannon on the summit of Peshwar. The
British troops will consequently make a dash, hop
ing to capture the cannons and the pass. All sick
and weakly sobUes- will remain la Khurum fort."
-- - aje 1 m -" ' - "
By the Secretary. In which He Cites
the Condition, Expenses and Be
qulrementa of that de
partment. Washington, November 2t. The secre
tary of the navy. In his annual report, says: "Since
ray former report the condition of the navy has
been considerably Improved. There are now In
commission 28 cruising ships, 1 steamboat and 5
sailing vessels, all in condition for active service, ex
cept the Gettysburg. There are 6 vessels. Including
1 monitor, which can be made ready for sea In a
few months. Besides these there are 13 needing
more extensive repairs, but all can be put In thor
ough condition with tbe present appropriations aud
those asked for tbe next fiscal year. In case of ne
cessity 91 war vessels of ail classes. Including
monitois. can be put In the service. Tbe secretary
submitted the following estimates, with the remark
tnat the department has not felt Itself justified In
going beyond tbe estimates of the last fiscal year:
Pay of the navy, S7.S150.0O0; pay of the civil estab
lishment In tbe navy-yards, S18H,iW: ordnance
and torpedo corps, $273,000, coal, hemp and equip
ment, SHOO.OOO; navigation and navigation sup
plies, 104.500; hydrographlc work, S4H.0OO;
naval observatory nautical almanac, $43,800;
repairs and preservation of vessels, 81,500,000;
steam, machinery, tools, etc., SKOO.OOO; provisions
for the navy, SI. 200,000; repairs of hospitals and
Ubratorles. $30,000; surgeons' necessaries and
naval hospital fund, 95,000; contingent expenses
of the department and bureaus, $105,000; naval
academy, S18d,694; support of marine corps,
88H2.378; naval asylum at Philadelphia, $60,809;
maintenance of yards and docks. $440,000; repairs,
etc , of naval yards, $375,000. Total, S14.5rJ2.381.
From the tables contained In tbe report It will be
seen that tiie total estimates of the last fiscal year.
Including the amount appropriated for deficiencies
of the previous year, were S17,4ri8,392. After de
ducting deficiencies of 1877 and 1878, which were
S4.1tfl,478, the amount chargeable to expendi
tures or tbe year was $13,30(1,914. which was
$767,199 less than the actual expenses
of the previous year and S4.928.H77
less than the expenditures. Including the deficiencies
of that year, and $4 B30.430 less than tbe expendi
tures of the year ending June 80, 187tt. Secretary
Thompson discusses the relation of tbe navy to
commerce, and says: "Our rapidly Increasing ex
ports have demomtrated tbat this country has be
come the greatest producing country In the world.
Tbe aiea of our Improved lands Is annually enlarg
ing, keeping pace with our rapidly Increasing popu
lation, and giving assurance that the surplus of our
agricultural and manufacturing products will be
come correspondingly greater. every year In conse
quence of the skill of our manufacturers, artisans
and laborers, anil will, in ou future history,
bs called Into still further requisition; and as
experlenoj has shown that no nation can af
ford to leave Its commerce unprotected
uion the seas, the duty of protecting
oi-rs Is now greater and more urgent than It has
ever been before. The secretary shows cur de
pendency upon the foreign nations for transporta
tion of our surplus productions to the markets of
tbe world, and says: "If this condition of affairs Is
to continue our industrial interests must be left to
suffer still further Injury. Our iron, coal and timber
will decrease In value; the enormous freights we now
pay will continue to piess upon tbe producers of
our surplus exports, and our merchant-vessels will
In the end be entirely driven from the sea. If,
on the other hHnd. onr government shall adopt such
ineaAUtes as shall i,ut the country In position to
rei teiuil ucueiiTs oi lij comipeeeial enterprise,
and secure the profits on bur own carrylrg trade,
which properly belong to us, by means of such fos
tering care as the national government alone has
power to give, then cur navy should have such
strength and character given to It that It may be
able to furnish protection to our commerce whereso
ever ltbe needed." The remainder of tbe report Is
devoted largely to an account cf the condition of the
navy-yards In the country, tbe naval academy and
torptdo service, and suggestions regarding training
schools for boys, etc.
A sleet nlorm prevailed at Quebec all day
Dr. M'Cabe, auxiliary bishop of the diocese
of Dublin, succeeds Archbishop Cullen.
The Preston loan and discount comDanv.
of London, has suspended, with liabilities at sfxty
A dispatch from San Francisco yesterday
sais that Tbauksgivlnz day was generally observed
thoughout the Pacific coast.
Tho supreme tribunal at Madrid. Soain.
has condemned Moneasi to death. An appeal will
ue carrieu 10 tne court 01 cessation.
In the trottini? raco at Marvsville. Califor
nia, Tnursday, between Raius and Sweetzer, the
former won three straights. Time 2:22, 2:17.
It is rumored at London that there will be
some failures to-morrow of considerable Importance
among the stock brokers In consequence ot specula
tions. Angell, the defaultins secretary of the
Pullman car company, Chicago, was passing at-Lls-bon
as an Englishman, under the name of Sevmmir.
Annie Louise Gooch. who was arrested at
London on the charge of attempting to pass off a
spurious child as the heir of her husband, Sir Fran
cis Gooch, has been committed for trial.
The Staffordshire, England, nail-makers
have givfan notrce of their Invention to strike Satur
day, unless the masters dispense with all out-door
bands, who are very numerous and make nails ut
home during intervals ot regular employment.
A seauestration of the estate of Henrv
Taylor & Sons, grain and flour merchants at Glas
gow, Scotland, Is announced. Liabilities, six million
live hundred thousand dollars. Win. Taylor, who
was Imprisoned, is a director of the City of Glasgow
bank, and th9 senio; partner of the urm.
The proportion of the Bank of England re
serve to liability, which last week was 407u, is now
41 15 1H per cent. Tbe amrunt of bullion gone
Into the Bank of England Thursday on balance was
sixteen thousand pounds. The Bank of England's
statement shows an Increase In specie for the week
of seventy thousand pounds.
San Francisco, November 23: Steamer
Oceanic arrived from Hong Kong, via Yokohama, at
saven o'clock this evening.
Port Kads, November 23: Arrived Steam
ships Aristocrat from Penarth, Emblethope from
Newport, and ships Alice M. Mlnot from London,
Ryerson and Annie M. Law from Antwerp. Sailed
Bark Day Star sod brig Pansy.
London, November 28: Steamships Atlas
from Boston, Mosel and Devoala from New York, ar
New York, November 23 : Arrived Steam
ships State of Pennsylvania from Glasgow, Daniel
Btelmnan from Antwerp, Hansa from Bremen and
Ho. laud from London,
A singular remedy for indigestion recom
mended by an English magazine is chewing
different kinds of green leaves when out of
doors and swallowing the juice. Any leaves
not nauseous or poisonous are recommended.
The benefit is derived partly from the in
creased flow of the salivary fluid, and partly
from the tonic and stimulating action of the
leaf chewed. Before meals is a better time
to try the "remedy than after. The writer
gives a list of the leaves most likely to be
beneficial, among them being those of pine,
spruce or black thorn trees, currant and rose
busfces, mint, the petals of flowers, and the
stalks of mountain daisies, and the tender
portions of tbe stalks of grain or grasses.
Notice---Dissolution of Partnership.
rpHE business of Coorer & Miller was dissolved on ;the 18th day of September, 1878, on account
"' "leueamoi William MILLER. The business will be continued under tne name oi M. a.
COO VER & CO. Taose owing the old firm will please call and settle, and those who may have claims
against the firm of COOVEB 4 MILLER, will please Hie them with the underslgced surviving partner.
And MannTaetnrers of
LL kinds of Building MaU rials furnished at shirt
purchase wouia uo wea to inspect our Largs SwrKOVore purchasing elsewneie.
ROSS On Wednesday, 'November 27th. at 10:45
am., Mrs. Jank L. Rums, wife of Captain W. J.
Ross, aged 54 years and 9 months.
New Orleans papers please eopy t
Hi INK-Miss M. E. Honk, daughter of Mrs. Han
nah Hone, departed this Ufa September 8, 1878; was
born March 8, 1862.
It Is a sad thing to record the death of one we
loved so well, and yet such is life In the hands of
our Father, who doeth al things well. Mary was a
true f 1 lend, plain and unassuming In her manner,
and such was ber christian character, tbat to know
her was to love her. Her death was a triumphant
one, calling always on her Savior for help when her
sufferings were greatest. When tbe angel of sum
mons came with Us call, tbe passed from earth to
She has gone to heaven before as.
But she turns and waves her hand.
Pointing to the glories o'er us.
In that happy spirt t-land.
From ber mild disposition and exemplary deport
ment she had a pli.ee In th atfeciloiis of all wbo
knew ber. She Is now safely moored to tbe bright
splrlt-land, where lovely seraphs are ber associates.
Our grief nor eulogy cannot reach her now. but ber
counsel we can keep, while her memory w.ll long be
gieen in the hearts of tbose wbo loved her.
She is gone In her beauty,
la silence to rest,
Like snowdrops we folded
. Her hands on her breast, y
She lies like a statue
Of some Grecian art,
With cheeks that aie pallid.
And a cold, hushed heart.
B. A. .T.
Temple of Love, So. 1.
THE Temple of Love. No. 1, will hold a meeting
tbis (FRIDAY) evening, at 8 o'clock, at 22o
Second street. All members are earnestly requested
to be I resent. By order of
R. M. HILTON, D. Q. T. S.
P. O SToe-KLKT. Sec'y.
The German and Jtinglili School
"TTTTLL open on MONDAY, December 2d, in tne
VV school-room of the Evangelical Protestant
Church, corner of Jefferson and Third streets.
t3"T will also conduct an evening school at the
same place, opening at 7Vb p m.
ADOLPHUd HEINRICH. Principal.
G. H. JVIUMM & CO.,
1877 Sold 35,270 Cases
19C.OOO Cases More than any Other
Itrand of Champagne.
5?"THE BEST 13 THE CHEAPEST. sJ
FRED DE BARY & CO., N. Y.,
Sole Agents for Memphis,
FURSTENHEIM & WELLFORD,
276 Front Street,
who will supply the trade at lowest wholesale figures-
HAVING been appointed and qualified as Admin
istrator of the estate of David Tslt, deceased,
all persons Indebted to said estate will please come
forward and settle. Tbose having claims against
said estate will present them at once.
JOHN IRVING, Administrator,
At Toll Gate on Poplar street.
Mkmphts, Tknm., November 30. 1878
J. J. BUSBY.
JNO. S. TOOF.
Grocers, Cotton Factors
GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS
274 Front Street, nempbls.
OUR S'ock ot Groceries, Plantation SuppUes,
Liquors, etc.. Is complete, and having been re
cently purchased exclusively for cash, our Customers
will have the advantage of Fresh Goods at Lew
The Cotton Department Mill continue In oharge of
our Mr. 11. CilWii. Uffislgmuei'.ts of Cotton and
other Produce solicited, and Liberal Cash Advances
made on same. All consignments covered by our
opn mi t iimmiiM, unless otherwise In
structed. Cotton stored In ourown No. l warehouse
J. J. ItLKUY & CO.
Memphis, October 2H. 1 878.
Giving rules for correct measurement of Scant
ling. Boards, Plauk, Cubical Contents of Square
and Round Timber. BawLcgs y Doyls'i Euls. 8tavo
and Heading Bolts, Wood, Tables of Vajfe by
month. Board or Kent by the week or 4a. Capac
ity of Cisterns, Interest Tables, ic. By J. M.
Scribner Hy mail, postage paid, on receipt of So
cents, ft 'RTIS .V Ci., all fcal3N.adSt.,St. Louis.
Young Ladies' School
KINDEKG ARTE Ff,
No, 196 Third Street.
MISS CliAKA COX WAV, Principal
91188 Ll'CY HULL, Kirst Assistant.
CrT- Studies will he resumed Monday, November
W. J. WILSO
Attorney-at-Law, 289 Main St.,
(Over State National Bank.)
Memphis, : : t : Tennessee.
GB AlOXARand HIGH
Resumes Classes, Noyember 18, 1878.
MISS JENNY M. HIGBEE, Principal, assisted
by a Full Corps of experienced Teachers.
Cata'ogues can be obtained at all the bookstores.
Marine aud Inland Ins
ORIENT MUTUAL INS. CO.,
OF NEW YORK.
ASSETS OVER 81.UOO.OOO.
CE8TIFICATE3 covering COTTON and other
merchandise made payable In LONDON, In
STERLING, and los-es adjusted according to the
usage and custom of Lloyds.
RIVER RISKS TAKEN.
xKEBXK A BR.18LF.Y, Agents.
IM Madiwon St.. Memphis.
U. W. MIXXER,
Xo. -Ig Madiwon Street. Memphis. Tens
CAMPBELL, EDMONDS & CO.,
Will Re-open November 1st.
WE have reopened our f tore, and will continue
business as usual, receiving dally Fresh Goods,
such as Apples, On tons, Pot i toes. Cabbage, Kraut,
Pickles, BUTTER, Eggs, Cheese, Oranges, Lemons,
Nuts, etc., etc., which we offer low to the trade.
Erb &, Co
No. 328 FRONT ST., MEMPHIS, TENN.
Consignments will receive prompt attention.
notice and of best materials. Parties desiring to
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FOIl LOOuCKS, 1XXBEK HLR. K
Uchniits, Farmers and MrrhHnini.lL
Wheeler, Pickens &Co
JOHN STEELE & CO.,
Cotton Factors and Commission Merchants.
No. 20H Front Street.
tiT HBEKAti CAgH ABVAXCEH BADE OX COTTO X. M
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We are now showing the most extensire lines ot
BROWN SHEETINGS, in all widths.
BLEACHED SHEETINGS, in all widths,
Linen Sheetings and Pillow Casings.
Bleached Brown Table Damasks
Tin key Red Toilinettes,
Cardinal Wine Cloths,
With Doylies and Napkins to Match.
A Splendid Line of
Irish.. Scotch and Russian Crash,
At Very Much Reduced Friees.
In White and
Comfortables in Immense Variety.
Shaker Flannels, Medicated and
J. V. DOWDY,
Late of J. F. Dowdy & Co.
Late of Guy,
DOWDY, PARE & HORAH,
Cotton Factors and Commission Merchants,
260 Front and 10 West Court streets, Up-stairo, Memphis,
Cash advances made onlconslgnments, and orders for Bagging, Ties and Supplies filled on reasonable term
J. T. FARGA.SON.
Grocers and Cotton Factors
309 Front and 32 Clinton 8 is., Memphis.
gAGB & FISHER,
Cotton Factors and Commission Merchants,
300 FKONT STREET.
On and after this date our Office and Warehouse will be oien. We are ready for business, snd respect
fully solicit CONSIGNMENTS 0 COTTON.
fi. C. FEAKCE.
BMOE. SMS 4 00..
Cotton Factors and Commission Merchants
No. 258 Front street. Memphis, Tenm
FAUTICULAJX ATTENTION PAID TO THE SALE OFCOaTUH
W. W. Ward.
ow Prices, nt
McClellan A Co.
C. C. IIE1N.
Im li. SUGGS.
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