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ESTABLISHED 1840.
MEMPHIS, TENN.. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUAEY 11. 1S80.
VOL.
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INDICATIONS.
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On tha third page of to-day's Appeal,
following the "river news," there will be
found a resume of railroad intelligence.
This ii a new department, which we propose
sha'l hereafter he a feafnre of the Appeal.
To-morrow m'tht (Thursday, the twelfth
instant) Coif nel Eaton will deliver bii lecture
Oa "The Opportunities of Labor in the South,"
the second of the course, at the LeMoyne
school bmldinx. It la to be hoped there will
be a large attendance, especially from tie
clam for whose especial benefit Prof. Steele
has established th". conrte. -
Th moonshiners In the Tennessee mountains
are to be punished with tne utmost severity of the
law. i Hum. I But if It is consistent with the exi
gencies or t lie public service and the Sherman
canvan-nop no-e that the members or the Oulo,
Illinois and Missouri wh'Stiy rings receive a UlUe
attention. iYete i'ork World.
Vie would also like to ask if the moon-
shiners of .North Carolina are to be punished
wit'd the utmost severity of the law' Will
John Shermin take bis mind long enough
from the con tern pi ali on of the Presidency to
nnawer?
Dr. SvnutTT, of Faris, who tells a most
roaiantio story of his early career as a volun
tary exile and for a time a slave in Bormo,
bas op-ncj a (rivte hospital where, he tells
tho worid, be will continue his marvel on
cures with eoaco. Among the valuable qai.l-iti.-e
of this medicine is its effects in the
treatment of hydrophobia, a nse to which it
bas been applied by Dr. Schmitt. His ex
periments thuj fir seem to have been most
successful, and permit the hope that a radi
cal cure bas botn found for rabivs.
The art loan exhibition et the Tennessee
claU-bous attracted a itreat many visitors
yeterdjy. The parlors were filled from an
early hojr in the morning to a late hour in
the eventajj by the elite of the city and sur
rounding towns and country. Much gratifica
tion was expres?d tliatfO handsome acollec
tion was r.niUe, and by common consent it
was agree J that the club bad again earned
the thanks ot the public for famishing dur
ing the Miirdi-Graa season so deliebUal a
aurvj of er j iviuect.
.Tun International commission for Pales
tine a Jnwish GrganizUiorv in the United
States affiliated with the "Alliance Israelite
Universelle,' which has its headquarters in
Paris, where it was founded in 1860, and of
which the eminent philanthropist Cremieux
is president issues its appeal to the Jewish
coDjtreKutiocs and benevolent societies in this
country to take up ro'lections and make con
tributions for the work of the alliance
during; the approachinK Purim festival, which
occurs on the twenty-sixth and twenty-sev
enth iastaut. Memphis, wa are sure, will
give a foo I account of herself.
Much to tho surprise uf our citizens cor
streets were ciowded yesterday by visitors
from the country to f.-e number of near ten
thousand. A great many maskers and tr a ai
mers (chit fly young girla and boys), made
their appearance late in the forenoon and
contiautd during tLereatJof the day to en
liven the streets with their prtsanoe. At
nig'utthe bill at the theater, given by the
Tenneaaee club, and tha masked ball at the
Eipositioa building, monopolised generJ
a'lt ntion. One or two military companies
par tded and a f.w of our more publio spirited
merchants inilulged in fireworks, so that alto
gthor tbo day passed eff pleasantly and
without leaving the gap in its observance
wbich we on Mrndy anticipated.
The bornfiicg outrage attempted in St.
Peter's church yewterday is a sacrilege of two
fold enormity, for which we hope the audaci
ous and brutal scoundrel will soon be arrested
and brought to merited punishment. Such
crimes are becoming altogether too frequent.
Testerday we gave our readers the particu
lars of the outrage and murder of woman
by hr nephew, near Manchester, New
llumpbhire; last week we published the facta
of an attempted rape in the most crowded
part of New York, and to-day we have by
telegraph from Chicngo a statement of an
outrage that the courts of that city cannot too
severely puuish. Crimes of this grade against
women ought to bo punished by death. Ui
til Vupy ure, we may expict to have a repeti
tion of rapes, the mere audacity of which is
tk re fleet iou upoa the vigilance of the police
of the oountrv.
A texeoham to the Cincinnati Gazette
from Washington states that recent news
from Europe is regarded by the several for
eign legation as significant of war. The be
lief among tbeirr is that Rusaia is looking to
a cordial understanding with France, and that
as to the lutu-r the qutwa of war with Ger
many is one now receiving very serious atten
tion at tho bands or thos directing the af
fairs of tho republic They have completed
tbe forliScations of Paris, end it is regarded"
as impregnable. Their araiy is ample in num
bers, their war mat.u'ial aoundant, and their
finances in excellent condition. The chief
question abjut which they are hesitating is
fK-ir hh.Uv ta csrrv on a war aJ at the
asm" time preserve the republic. As indie
live of the near approach of trouble in Eu.
ronp. all th legations have information of
3arge sums beintf sent here lor investment by
men of pruuneacv in tho afl iirs of the con
..... oxrt liu dm trailer in comnvreial af
fairs. IiKint'jes have also been received as
t-i the j ruWib'o produoiug capacity of our
arm mnnufactories and as to the surpljjs of
our provisions.
The Cincinnati Enquirer has again raised
the anti-Chinese banner. It calls loudly for
a "national anti-Chinese bill, and wants it
quickly, before this pestilential race b:com,s
established in our great cities. In New York
CbiJiamf n have their quarter, and already it
is beginning to spread in the same way as in
San Francisco it has occupied what was once
tho center and fairest part of that city, con
vening it into tbo foulest and most shunned.
Once fstablisbed in a city these Chinese
plague-spots grow like a foul cancer, eating
outward, and blighting everything Wealthy in
their neighborhood. No rnunioipal or sani
tary law is efficacious to purity these localities,
v'hfra thousand of the moon-eved Asiatics
liudjle together in Eltb, disease and crime."
We do not agree with the Enquirer.
We df noi know of an Ameri
can municipality thnt cannot, if it will, intel
ligently enlorca its health or any other ordi
nancesChinese or no Chinese. Besides,
this i a free country, and bas long been her
Jed an t'uo asylum for the oppressed of all
nations. If ihe negro exodus continues, the
30 'i lh may have U tako advantage of the in
3ux of Chinese labor i-f which tt.e Enquirer
ciropliiiai. Ia 1SC8 we imported thousands
of the luoon-t-ye'J, :ud L und them a'iijing,
energetic and ki Uul laborers, and what t
mm-e, niu -h mere cleanly then the average
African of the same class. We vo sot want
to be inundated by Chinese-cheap labor, but
under existing circumstances we donotaue
svbat wa cau Uj about it.
the national capital.
Cart Koto from the Secretary of War to
General Boynton Settlement with
Southern Railroads Reno Al
lowed to Resign Statue
to General Blair.
Proceedings or the Senate and House
Yesterday The Interoceanic Canal
Public Lands In Southern States
For the Relief or General
rilz John l'orter.
Washiwotok, February 10.-Presidenl
and Mrs. Hayes this evening gave their an
nual reception in honor of the diplomatic
corps, ine guests included, in aaauion to
the members of the diplomatic corps, ait trie
prominent civil, military and naval officers
of the government, senators and representa
tives, and their ladies, the reception was
rne of the most brilliant ever given at the
Executive Mansion.
STARTLING ARRAT OF DEFICIENCIES.
The deficiencies in the annual appropria
tions for the various departments of the gov
ernment for which deficinev appropriation
bills are asked aggregate $5,779,536, and in
clude the following principal items: For the
star service of the postoffice department,
$2 000,000; for payment of claims certified by
the treasury department, $801,561; deficiency
estimates included in the regular annual let
ter of the secretary of the treasury, $1,108,
237 73; deficiency in public printing. $450,
000; de ficiency in appropriation for expenses
ot United States courts, $395,000; estimates
from the secretary of the treasury for
amounts refunded in customs cases. $200,000;
deficiency in the postal service, $307,248; In
dian service, $135,000; railway mail service,
$55,000.
THE PAPERS -WKRK RECEIVED.
The correspondence in relation to a letter
General Sherman furnished yesterday to an
agent of the associated press, for publication,
explains ltaeltt
Washington, D. C, February 10. 1880.
To Bon. Alexander Ramsey, Sseretary of Wir:
Sir.- On tbe twenty-eighth of last month I caused
to be delivered tu your messenger at tbe war depirt
ment a letter to ytairaelf. Inclosing charges with
speclfloatlons against Ueneral W. T. Sherman tor
"conduct unbecoming an ofllcer and a gentleman." A
statement having been furnished tbe Asaolated
Press, tbougb not wltb tbe authority ot your offlae.
that I bave not taken steps to InltWta proceedings
Derore a military tribunal, will you please Inform me
whether tbe papers referred to were received at your
olUce on tbe date named. Very rmpectfully your
obedient servant, u. V. tfUYNitm
War Department.
Washington, February 10, 1880.
Mr. H. T. Boynton:
Rib I am directed b the secretary of war to ac
knowledge tbe receipt of your communication of
Ibis date, requesting tbat you be inrormed wue her a
Charge with sp-cltlcations preferred by you against
General W. T. Sherman bad been received In this
otlloe, and to reply thereto tbat tbe papers referred
to were received by him on tn twenty-eigQ -n ul
timo. Very respectfully your obedient servaut,
TH03. F. BAfitt, Judge Advocate.
SETTLEMENT WITH SOUTHERN RAILROADS.
The bill reported by Senator Maxy, trjm
the senate committee on military affairs, to
day (to provide for the settlement of accounts
with certain railway companies), is a meas
ure authorizing the secretary of war and attorney-general,
jointly, to adjust and finally
settle the accounts of the United States
with such railway companies in the southern
B tales as recovered property from the
United States in the years 1865 and 1866,
and which have made full payment for the
same npon the bases of former adjustments,
but which basis has been changed by the
United States in its final settlement with
other railway companies which had property
of a like character. The property referred
to consisted of nearly eight million dollars
worth of rolling stock and railway material
that had been ued iu operating military rail
roads in the south.
REAGAN S INTERSTATE COMMBRCS BILL,
The house commcroe committee took ao
the Reaean interstate commerce bill, and
decided, by a vote of eight to seven, not to
report the bdl to the bouse. Mr. Reagan
then requested the privilege of presenting an
adverse report to the house, but Representa
tive Bliss, who had voted not to report the
bill to the house, moved to reconsider pat
vote, and, pendinir consideration of bis motion,
the committee adjourned until Friday.
STATUTE TO GENERAL 7. P. BLAIR-
The hoos- committee on military affair
bas acreed to report favorably to the
house of representatives Mr. Frost's bill
donating four bronz and eight iron cannon
for tbe proposed statue at bt. tiouis or uen
era rancis tr. til air. -
The house ooromitiee cn publio buildings
and grounds has agreed to tbe bill providing
for a public building at Clarksburg, West
V irginia, to cost forty thousand dollars.
RENO ALLOTTED TO RBSIUa.
At cabinet meetinir to day it was decided
to allow Major Reno to Under his resignation.
IN THE SENATE-
Washington. February 10. Tho vice-
president la d before the senate a memorial
from the mavor and common council ot Mil'
waukee for the repeal of tbe compulsory
legal-tender power of United states notes
Referred.
Senator Burnside, from the committee on
education and labor, reported a bill to estab
lish an educational fund and aLply a portion
of the proceeds of the publio lands to publio
i . r j ; J - a . l i
education, anu pruviuo jut a mure cuiupioio
endowment and support of national colleges
for tbe advancement of scientific and tndus
trial education. Placed on the calendar.
Senator Wallace, from the committee on
finance, reported tavorably the senate bill to
direct the commissioner of agriculture to at
tend and report upon the sheep and wool
show at Philadelphia in September. Placed
on the calendar.
The bouse joint resolution appropriating
twenty thousand dollars to enable the United
States in be represented at the International
fishing exhibition at Berlin next April, passed.
Ten thiusand dollars w is appropriated to
transport the body of Major General Sykes
from Texas to West faint, be not having
enonffh oroDertv to oav tbe expense.
On motion of Senator Gordon tbe motion
entered by Senator Davis, of West Virginia,
a few days ago, to reconsider the vote by
which the committee was appointed to con
sider the subject of an interoceamc canal was
taken up. In speaking against the motion
to reconsider Senator Gordon said:
On DeeeMiber Ud be Introduced a resolution re
f en lug tbe subject of the saoai to tbe committee on
oumineroe. Him objects lb doing tble so early In tbe
sesilon were to scsure tbe distinguished refeiesenta
tlves ot Nicaragua, then In Washington, and capi
talists here presented, as well as tbe NlcaragU'in
guv-rumeut, that this govern meat would not be
laggard In protesting agnlnst an enterprise whleb
might be Inaugurated on tuat Isthmus: and that we
lulntit call tbe attention of this country as well as
Ku.opa to the fact tbat tbere were those in the
American senate who were ready to meet tbe Issue
wblcb was now foiled upon tbe United States, and
to meet It with tbe affirmative declaration of tbe
American government th-it alienevar a canal was to
bs constructed ou the Amrl -an lskbmupitnno..ld be
umler tbe protection of Die United Bt.iles and li. the
Interest of American ootuuierce. afterward. In
view of the Importance of the subject, be bad
asked for a special committee on the sub
ject, which was appointed, but the senator from
West Irlr'lota bad objected on I be ground of econo
my, arid rnoved to reconsider tba vote by which tbe
bill was passed. Sons'or (ronton spoke at some
(rtugih. expressing Indignation aou s;'onlshment
that tbe snanse5 employing one clerk sfiouiU be
set agxlnsi Ue adysulage of a thorough oonshiera
tion of tbe most liuuo lant commercial subject of
the age. Mix hundred millions of people, two I birds
ot the entire population of tk globe, at-tnd retldy to
deal wltb tbe (jailed States In a commerce bound
less lu scope whenever the barrier of tbe Isthmus Is
fclBkeo fjosn. He alluded to tbe great Importance
7j uie oltiicmMtlc yuesllons Involved. Was this
nuUiiQ to sligbiad In view or tbe expense of
-ing clerk to keep Uie ,ecsrd pt $e committee.
The mofning hour trying expired, Sen
ator F.Uon booed unanimous consent would
be given for Sjoator Gordon to ooutiuue his
remarks.
Senator Edmunds thought that the dis
cission, if continued, should be with closed
d.ors. Under the sixty-'ourth rule theia wera
parts of it that could not be properly open ly
considered witnout violating ruies; nowever,
he would not insist on the mitien at present.
Senator Gordo a resumed bis remarks, say
ing: He wished to say nothing about the treaty stipula
tions this morning. Deliberation was asked for, and
that w.ta Just wbal he aeslred t obtain by tb ap
potn men. of a c-tumlt'ee. It had been aald tbat
jlrnat Britain w mid get twenty dollars to our one
uoilar on tbeeoraumrce through tbe canal whoever
control ed It . js It to be presumed ibat lire-u Bitaln
will obtain lessof the lion's share of commerce when
Ibe canal Is contrullad by Ureal Britain or Franoe
than If managed or controlled by America? Am we
to protect
Senator Kdmunds I rise to a privil eged
motion under the sixty-fourth rule. I move
that the doors be closed.
Senator Gordon I accede to tbe motion. I
am it will be necessary.
Senator M'Donald I call for th9 regular
order. ...
Vice-President That motion is in order.
The regular order, the bill to authorize the
secretary of the treasury to ascertain the
amount of land located on military warrants
in ceuaia states, was then taken up, aua sen
tor Eimunds oppiiei the bill,
senator Riimn subsequently entered I
rrntinn to reconsider the vote or which the
bill pkj;d to remove the body of Colooal
Sykes to West Point, and moved its indefi-
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one postponement. lie spose at lengui sum
will resume bis remarks to-morrow.
The bill authorizes the secretary of the in
tenor to ascertain and certify the amount of
land located with mililtary and land warrants
in the States of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Mis
souri, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa,
Nebraska, Kansas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Ala
bama, Mississippi, Florida, Oregon, Nevada
and Colorado, whose enabling acts of admis
sion into the Union contain a stipulation for
the payment of five percentnm on sales of
publio lands therein. It provides that after
such ascertainment the secretary of the treas
ury shall pay to such States the five per
centnm on the amounts of such lands, esti
mating them at one dollar and twenty-five
cents per acre.
Senator Jones I la. I save notice Of tbe fol
lowing amendment to be offered by him to
the pending bill. After the first section in
sert: Provided. That the secretary of the interior shall
also ascertain the quantity of public lands entered
axd patented under tbe provisions ot the homestead
exemption law In tne States of Alabama, Florida,
Mlssissl pl, Arkansas and Louisiana between June
21, 1840, and March a. 1877; and all lands entered
and patented ueder said law during said period shall
be subject to tbe provisions of this act in the same
manner a lands entered by location of salutary scrip
and land warrants.
The bill authorizing the secretary of the in
terior to deposit the Indian trust funds in the
treasury of the United States, and to draw
the interest stipulated by the treaty, or pre
scribed by law, in lien of investment, was
passed.
Senator Burnside, from the committee on
military affairs, submitted a minority report on
the bill tor relief of Fitz John Porter, accom
panied by tbe following amendment: Strike
all after enacting clause, and insert "That
upon application of General Fitz John Porter,
tbe President is authorized to grant him a new
trial by court-martial upon charges and spe
cifications upon which he was tried and in
part convicted by court-marual, which
convened November 27, 1862. The court
martial convened by authority of this act
shall consist of not less than thirteen ofiacers
of high rank of the army. It shall consider
all testimony taken linthe firsttrial as entered
upon record thereof. All pertinent official
reports, both Union and Confederate, onbie
in the war department, and such new testi
mony as may be offered either by the United
States or said Mr. Porter, and said court
shall have the power, subject to approval of
the President, to confirm, mitigate or annul
the sentence of tbe former court-martial."
Ordered to be printed and laid on table.
Adjourned.
IN THE HOUSE.
Mr. Wood, chairman of the committee on
ways and means, reported a resolution calling
on tbe secretary of the treasury for all evi
dence on file in tbe internal revenue office
touching the enforcement of the internal rev
enue laws in northeast Georgia. Adopted.
Mr. Conger, from the same committee, re
ported back a bill for the relief of colored
emigrants. Pass d.
It is reported tbat all charitable contribu
tions imported for the relief of colored per
sons who bave emigrated from their homes
to ether Stares shall be admitted free of du
ties, the act to take effect immediately and
remain ia force until the first of February,
1881.
Consideration was resumed on the Hot
Springs bill.
Mr. Conger raised the question of consid
eration against tbe bill, but the house by
125 yeas to 117 nays determined to proceed
to its consideration.
Mr. Converse explained its provisions.
Mr. Hawley could not find, upon inquiry,
that any of the Hot Springs commiasioners
or the interior department had been refe:red
to for information in regard to this bill. Un
der tbe provisions of the bill the net loss to
the government would be eighty-two thou
sand dollars. He contended that Uncle Sam
ought at least to get bis hat back alter hav
ing passed it around for a collection.
Mr. Dunnell regarded the bill not as one
to prevent litigation, but as one which would
beget it it it did not pass; litigation would
be at an end if it did pass. He predicted
that the present members of the house
would have all passed away before the
government would get through with litiga
tion on theJHot Springs question.
Mr. Conger thought tbat congress, if it
passed this bill, would be passing a bill which
in the future would reflect discredit on every
member who advocated it.
Mr. Dunnell spoke in support of the bill.
The previous question was then seconded
98 to 72 and the bill passed yeas, 125;
nays, 121.
Mr. King, chairman of the committee on
tbe interoceanic canal, reported a resolution
calling on the President for copies of all cor
respondence in regard to the interoceanic
canal which may bave passed between this
government and foreign governments, and
between this government and the represen
tatives of the United States abroad, and indi
viduals interested in the construction of such
canaL and directing him to specify what, if
any, treaty obligations with other govern
ments rest npon this goverment. Adopted.
Mr. Beltzhoover introduced a bill, which
was referred, providing for a general am
nesty. It provides that the political disabili
ties of all persons in the United States, 'arising
under the thud section ot the fourteenth
amendment to the constitution shall be for
ever removed and discharged upon such per
sons filing with the attorney-general a re
quest in writing for relief from such disabili
ties.
Adjourned.
CUALLEXUk'tO HAS LOW,
Boyd, Wl water f tne Keweaatle Rset,
dtalleaa-va Haatlaa Parole the
JTavarlte la the JLlaeola
ishlre BaBdleaw
London. February 10. The Sportsman
announces that Christopher , Barrass has
authorized the editor of tbat journal to re
tain fifty pounds of the stakes in the Boyd'
Elliott match, and issue a challenge to Han'
Ion, in behalf of Boyd, to row a raoe within a
stipulated time for two hundred pounds a
side, tbe championship or Ejogiana, ana tne
Snortsman challenge trophy. Barrass is will
ing to add three hundred pounds more to the
stake if Haclon would like to row for five
hundred pounds a side. Boyd will row a
race with Hawdon, on the Tyne, Saturday,
lor two hundred pounds.
A later dispatch says: The Sportsman an
nounces tbat ifoyd positively refuses tj chal
lenge Hanlon at present, on account of the
reauirements of his business. Barrass ac
cordingly withdraws tbe challenge published
yesterday.
THE HANLON-COUBTNET CONTROVERSY
APPARENTLY SETTLED.
New York. February 10. All obstacles to
the Hanlon-Courtney race are apparently re
moved. Keiley is expected to enter. The
forfeit money amounts to fifteen hundred
dollars.
A START OF FOUR LENGTHS.
In (he match on the Tvne Saturday for two
hundred pounds, between Boyd, the winner
of the race with Elliott yesterday, and John
Hawdon, the former gives the latter a start
of tour lengths.
PAROLE THE FAVORITE.
London, February 10. Parole is the fa
vorite for the Lincolnshire handicap, March
17th, at one hundred to six.
Aasther Mhepherd Charxed with Ke-
Kansas City, Mo.r February 8. Rev. A.
J. Kirk was yesterday arrested by Chief
S peers, on ujtelegram from Ottawa, Kansas,
signed by Sheriff Pickerell, nf Franklin
county, who wants Kirk on the charge of
swindling aad seduction. Ihe prisoner is a
regularly ordained minister of tbe United
Brethren denomination, having been admit
ted at the Uarais des Cynges conlerence
about a year ago. He says that he was mar
ried about a year ago to Miss Montgomery,
who is the daughter of highly-respected
pa-eats, at her home, twelve miles east of
Otiiwa. and thst he lived with her until Da
comber 2d, When he name to improve to
Kansas Uity to improve his Bnanqal conation.
Hoboed of a 15,000.
New York. February 6. On Friday last
Mr. Kenneth Albro. a wealthy old iexan, en
craved extensively in cattle-raising on two or
three ranches iu tbat State, arrived in th s
city on a business trip, requiring the use of a
large amount of ready money. Oa Saturday
he went into Wall street, carrying with him
a small satchel containing one hundred and
twenty-five thousand ' dollars in registered
knnu Whila asrendincr the ' sub treasury
steps at about noon, to aj-k for information as
. r : a. : '., '.a i
to the method Ot transferring rcKisiereu
bands to purchasers, an unknown man told
him he had dropped something. While Al
bro stooped to see what it was, another man
nitched him forward, twisted the satchel
frou; bis hand, and escaped with the bonds
After the Asaorlcaa JKaahioa.
London. February 10. Ah election at
8outbwark for a member of parliament takes
place Friday. The candidates are Edward
Clarke, conservative. Andrew Dunn, liberal,
and George Sbitton, workingmeu s candidate,
It is apprehended tbat the candidacy of the last
named injures Dunn. Joseph C Jwan, home-
rule member of parliament for JNewcastle-on
Tyne. refuses to submit his future candidacy
to the Newcastle liberal association. Whether
he is a candidate or not, be says, is between
jnm and tne electors, not the liberal eaucus,
Isaao Adolphe Cremieux. republican life
senator of France, died last night, aged
eighty four.
ENGLAND A.D PERSIA.
Earl Beaconsfleld xr4 Sir Stafford
Northcote Announce for the Brit
ish Governmtnt that
Definite Understand'
leg: has jet
no
Been Arrived at With Persia Relative
to tbe Occupation or Herat, There
fore it Would be tsjnrfoua
to Present Papers
. Asked for.
London, February 10 Ia the house of
commoos to day the chancellor of the ex
chequer in replying to the inquiry of Lord
tiartmgton relative to tbe announcement m
the Times this morning in regard to Pers a
and Herat, said a communication from Persia
on the sut ject had been under consideration,
and we have not yet come to an understand
ing, therefore it is inconvenient to make any
statement.
In tbe bouse of lords to-diy Earl Granville
asked whether it was true that the govern
ment bad relieved Persia from her engage
ments relative to- Herat. Lord Beacocsfield
replied tbat tbere was no foundation for the
statement, and that steps for the settlement
of affairs in Afghanistan had been taken
ith success. Dunne their process many
communications were interchanged with Per
sia concerning the northeastern frontier, but
notumg had been occluded. It would be
most, inconvenient and injurious to present
papers on the subject row.
The Times says: "We shall learn with
pleasure that tbe permission of the govern
ment to Persia to occupy Herat does not in
volve a guarantee, of secure possession. If
England is to be liable for what may happen
in the direction of Herat, there seems to be
an almost endless vista of responsibility open
ing out more and more widely at each re
move. A demonstration by Russia, which
would have had little or no meaning before,
might be the ground of a very grave sus
picion in view of its possible effect on the
state of affairs at Herat."
PRISON DELIVERY.
Elxhteen Cwwaty Cwavieta Escape froaa
President's lalaad Workhouse
a ad Float Away oa Hafts.
One Mhot aad Killed Befusea to Har
readet (Several Believed to have
been Orowaed.
Mr. W. W. Ware, the sheriff's deputy at
the President's Island workhouse, wrote to
the sheriff on yesterday as follows, concern
ing the escape of many prisoners from the
workhouse on Friday uight last: "On my ar
rival here yesterday I found the inmates of
the workhouse in a demoralized state, grow
ing out of the fact that Mr. Davis, the war
den, had been dismissed and another man
had been appointed in bis place. It seems
that a scheme was concocted to cause the es
cape of prisoners, which was carried out on
Friday night at half-past eight o'clock by
one of the prisoners, who was shackled, cut
ting off the shackles and using them for the
purpose of breaking through the water
closet and thirty got tree. Nineteen prisoners
escaped, viz : Charles King, Ben Dooly,
Adam Montgomery, Ike Johnson, Charles
Saffaraus, Bert Overton, Jesse Stenhenson,
Davis Felton. Charles Delaw, Groa Fleming,
Jesse Ford, James? Diggs, Thomas Chambers,
Alfred Butler (recaptured), Henry Jonee,
Charles Williams, alias Johnson, Gus Henry,
Andy Walker. Vigilant search is now being
made for those who reached the mainland,
and the prospect is gcoi for their recapture.
There is only one remaining in the prison.
Since writing the above another escaped
prisoner has been recaptured. He states that
he and five others attempted to cross
the river on a raft, and that the
five were drowned, he only escaping."
Several of the escaping prisoners built raf'ta
made ot fence mils and .other material.
One was captured some miles away, and was
found to be so badly trost bitten tbat be is at
present unable to walk. Five voluntarily re
turned to their quarters and surrendered
themselves, end sevtral others were recap
tured before they ivors able to leave .the
i.-land, Jesse Ford was killed by a guard,
under the following circumstances: He was
discovered on the island yesterday afternoon
by oie of the guards who had gone in pur
suit. Being ordered to halt several times, he
refused, and made for a canebreak, into
which he was about to disappear when the
officer fired, the ball entering his body and
causing death. A magistrate went down to
tbe island yesterday afternoon to hold an
intr prisoners were seen floating awav down
the river, and it is snrjDoaed thev reached the
bank many miles below. Whether many of
tuem were drowned is not as yet known.
prison wiil take any chance to secure liberty. 1
Thn ran u nf tho oararua ora rWrlir nut nf l
vigilance on tie part of the authorities and I
cuarda. The affair will, no doubt, be dnlv .
investigated by the proper authorities,
LATER.
Esquire Fleming, who went down ti tbe
island to hold the inquest upon tbe body of
Jesse F trd, returned last evening with J. L.
Rothrock, the guard who did the ehootiug.
He did not think Rothrock justifiable, and
put him under one thousand dollars bonds to
answer before the criminal court. Ford was
serving out a term of two years imprison
ment in the worktouse on tbe charge of
assault and battery with intent to kill.
MAGNETIC 31INOlt MENTION.
MELBOURNE. February 10. Tbe provincial par
liament has dissolved.
LONDONDERRY, N. H., February lO.-Mrs. Dil
lingham died to-night.
ALBANY, February 10. Tbe senate bas passed
a bill declaring women eligible to serve as school
trustees.
CINCINNATI, February 10. A somewhat serious
street Daht, In wblcb piomlnent ex-ofllceholdeis
were engaged, took place tOrday.
NEW YORK. February 10 The supreme court
refused a new trial to Edward Belnhart. convicted of
the murder of his wife In Staten Island.
LONDON. February 10 Silver to-day Is 52ls'l.
Tbe e mounter bullion wllhurawa from the Bauk
ot England on balance to-day Is 26,000.
GUAKKB3TOwN. FA.. February 10. Tbe mold-
ers, wbo received five per cent, advance In wages
Saturday, have struck for fifteen per oent.
BERLIN. February 10. -Tbe statement of the
Imperial bank of Germany snows an increase in
specie of forty eight thousand four hundred marks.
EVANSVILLB. February 10 Marcus Sherwood,
proprietor of tbe Snervnod bouse and a resident
since 1819, died last nlghl, aged seventy-seven
years.
WASHINGTON. February 10. Commissioner
Baum says there is no deficiency in the Internal
revenue omae at Kextngton, Keutucky, as is pub
lished today.
LONDON. February 10 The Irish national land
league passed a resolution thanking tbe United
States fir according the privileges of tue floor of the
house to Parnell.
MOKT&EAL, February 10, The Mercantile mn-
tual Insurance company, with a capital of two hun
dred and fitty thousand dollars, nave applied tor
leave to dissolve.
VIENNA, February 10. The Premie denies that
Archduke Albert Is to take part In tue ceremonies
and festivities on tbe twenty-ritth anniversary of tbe
czar's accession to tbe throne.
' PARIS, February 10. M. Carrey, Deputy of Ram-
nouiilel, is aeaa tie naa traveieu a great ueai in
America, where he' was intru? ed wun several im
portant commercial and political missions.'
WINDSOR. QUEBEC. February 10. Tbe explo
sion of a boiler In the Canada paper company's
mills killed two men ana prooaoiy tauuiy lnjurea
three others. Tbe pulp mill was burned.
CLEVELAND, O , February 10. John Bloe, who
partielpated In Perry's victory on Lake Erie, and the
only survivor of tbat famous fight, died at bis nome
CLEVELAND. O.. February 10 J. H. Mason.
who was to-day nominated by President Hayes as
consul at Basle, Switzerland, bas for twelve years
past been managing editor ot the Cleveland ueaacr.
MADRID, February 10. The Diavo Etpanol states
the government desire that the discussion of finan
cial reforms In Cuba be most exhaustive, hoping
thereby to arrived at tbe best means of covering tue
aencit.
NEW YORK. February 10. Tbe report of the
Insurance commissioner ot Connecticut approves
of the action or the Connecticut Mutual life In
surance company. In loaning largely upon western
real estate.
' BKBI IN, February 10. The Vostitche ZeUung
sata that tne dancer to-turooean peace is no louder
from Fran, but from Russia. Germany and Aus
tria must watch her and compel her to abide by the
treaty ol Berlin.
8T. LOUI3. February 10. A large meeting of cit
izens was beld at the Llndell hotel to-night, to con
alder what means are appropriate to be taken to
secure tbe holding of tbe Democratic National con
vention in this city.
CHICAGO. ILL.. February 10. Tbe wagon-
makers from all' over tbe country met to-day and de
cided to advance the prices on wagons ten percent.
Tbe firms represented made one hundred tfnd hfty
inuusaua wagons last year.
mt ri.lt rock. February 1 0. While three men In
Iron MounUin rallrotd shops were cbaugti g hot
water from one engine to anotber, at Barring
Croat, vtmhirtlav. tba boss burst ana the men were
scalded badly; one, Deeno Casat, it la supposed, la-
i&iiy.
t nsTKiN F.hmarv ift- A Berlin correspondent
asserts tbat tbe emperor will not open parliament
iu Deraon. but will be represented by Bismarck. Ihe
German Pott expresses much satisfaction with the
Intention oi ths Swiss government to erect new forts
on the t ranch frontier.
vrnnii irr. rahman 1 0. Jacob Frve. an old
and respected citizen, engaged In the catue busi-
ness. was shot and almost Instantly killed to-day,
on tne courthouse square, by bis daughter's bus
barrt. Lntbtr B. M'Klnnej. Tbe cause was a
d.1 votes suit, pending against M'Klnney, who Is a
violent man.
MISSISSIPPI.
ProseeeUasraof the Jearisiatare Yester
day The Code Be sjlca or Adjoara
aaeat oa the Tweaty-Klrei.
The, Oxford Kasle's! Berenee of the
Csarse sf Heastsr L. l-C Lnar
i ' . -Will Hot Accept.
Spectd to tbe Appeal.
Ja;:kson, Miss., February 10. House.
Befered: An act amending an act to provide for
agrlcatural liens.
a nvng the chapters of tbe code acted on was chap
ter 44. in relation to land and conveyances. Tbe
chaps was read, and a very spirited and lively dis
cussion ensued on tue amendment ot Hr. Andrews
giving married women the right to make contracts
and okpose of property.
Mr iJewls, of Claiborne, favored the amendment.
He was opposed to placing women in a sphere for
whleb she Is unfitted by nature and education.
8" An act regarding municipal corporations,
Cities towns and villages In the State was referred.
Tb concurrent resolution tbat it Is tbe sense of
tbe tarlslaturo tbat tbe defendants In all criminal
easesoe competent witnesses.
A roolutlon regardlLg the repudiated bonds (so
caller) and tbe aupolntlug of a committee to report
on tni communication received from the governor.
Adoped,
No mapter of the code yet engrossed or enrolled,
but bah bouses are so log on It,
Tbere Is no sign of ajoumment on the twenty-first,
on the. contrary about the middle ot March wUl end
tnesenloo.
THS OllD-FKLLOWS. "
The Grand United Order of Odd-Fellows colored)
of Jackson. Canton and Brandon made a Tile dis
play, nvlng fine musio ai d an attractive proces
sion. They have a ball to night.
Our 5ardl-uras exodusters will probably come
back tonight footsore and weary, and business will
get briar again.
8ENATOB LAMAR.
Oxford Eagle: "Senator Lamar, In bis lorg and
bii.llant tareer, has doubtless committed some er
rors, and vbat mau has not? But they were errors
of the befd and not ot the heart. In the recent sen
atorial coitest he, like many others, espoused tbe
cause of Oeneral Walthall, and stood by him with
knightly courage and devotion to the end. Was
tbere unytllng wrong In this? Was It even an lm-
Sroprletyi Ia not General Walthall an un
Incblng Democrat r Is he not always ready
to fight In the ranks as a private?
Has he lot always presented a bold front
totbeeneny? Did be not, In tbe contest ot 1875,
tbat rellevtd Mississippi from carpetbag domina
tion and spallation, take s prominent and conspicu
ous part, am was he not one of General ueorge's
most falthfil and trusted lieutenants? Is he not a
mau ot grett and shining abilities? Is be not a
man of loft; courage, of unblemished honor, and of
stainless lnegnt ? Would not the bonor and glory
and Interest of Mississippi have been safe In bla
bam s? In this contest the gallant and aooo -pushed
Bartsdale, and the faltbf ul, trust! ana long
tried Sluglnon. were the peers of George and
Walti all, a.d would bave done bonor to Mississippi
In the UolUd btates senate. They aie worthy auy
honor wlthli tbe gift of tbe people. They have al
ways stood 11 the tiont ot the battle, and they will
always siant fighting tor the right. Long and brave
ly did their rleuas in tne legislature stand by them.
Does any ore pretend to say that their friends in
doing so did wrong ? Baiksdale and Singleton de
served all tie support which they received, and If
either bad tten elected we should bave been well
pleased, ani so would every Democrat In tbe State.
Did Lama.' and the friends ot Walthall do
less right In standing by their friend?
Colonel lamar, as a citizen of Mis
sissippi, bat tne right la all elections beld In tbe
State to mike a Choice among Democrats to be
voted for, aid to woik and use all bU influence for
tne election of the man of his choice, without sub
jecting hlsiself to harsh and ungenerous crlilelsni.
Tbe tact to at he Is a United 8tates senator does not
deprive btn of his constitutional and legal rights.
He bad tie undoubted rUht to support General
Walthall and to woik for his election. But some
say be should bave been at Washing
ton, listead ot Jackson, but does
this makt bis support of Walthall wrong? But bas
bis abseiee from Washington been detrimental to
the Intertst of Mississippi, or of the Union? Tbe
senate, a far the present session, bas transacted
none but tbe veriest routine business. Not a single
vote on a measure of great public importance baa
been taken. Not a single question of national Im
portance, save the Bayard resolution, has come
befoie the senate, and a vote on this resolution,
if It had at aU, will perhaps not be had before tbe
first of liay. So long as Senator Lamar supports
and worki for honest, capable and true Democrats
we aball sot and any fault wltb him. We claim tbe
same rlgtt and privilege for ourselves, ei.d shall al
ways exercise them. Now, good friends, stop your
warfare upon Senator Lamar. It cannot possibly
subserve any good publio purpose. md may do harm.
Save your ammunition for tbe common enemy. You
will need every ounce of lt
WILL NOT ACCEPT.
Yazoo Sentinel: "We learn from tbe Canton Mail
tbat Judge Calboon will not accept the seat in tbe
supreme court tbat will be vacant on the resigna
tion of Judge George. He Is unwilling to be the
cause of abuse that would be heaped upon tbe gov
ernor's head for appointing two supreme Judges
from tbe same town. We would be aorn to lose
Judge Calboon from this circuit, ss we believe him
to be tbe best Judge In the State. We can't remem
ber to have ever seen a case taken up by appeal
from bis court tbat was reversed. Ho seems to al
ways decide exactly right Tbe judicial ermine
never tell upon a purer aian tnaa Juoge Calboon,
and none lives who wears It more wortbllv. -It will
never trail In the dust so long as Its keeping Is com-
THE PUBLIC HEALTH BTLL.
Jackson Clarion: This important measure
has passed the senate by an aluost unani
mous vote. Now for the house.
BEOULATINO RAILROAD CHARGES.
JacKson Clarion: The senate yesterday
debated the bill of Mr. Humphries to
regulate railroad charges. Arguments were
delivered by Meesrs. Humphries, Rajnolda
and West, and a substitute was ottered by
the last named senator for the original bill.
DEATH CF DK. C. M. VAIDEN.
Jackson Clarion: A cood man has fallen
in Israel. Mississippi is called to mourn the
I death of one of her best and most public-
spirited citizens. Dr. Cowles Meade Vaiden,
whoso good deeds these columns have
so often recorded,
died, after a
Jin
genog illness, at
his home in
Car-
l roll connty, at two o'clock yesterday after-
noon, February 6th. We have barely space
to make this melancholy announcement. On
another occasion we will endeavor to produce
a tribute befitting the lofty virtues ot the
lamented deceased.
REFORM OF THE PENITENTIARY SYSTEM.
Grenada Sentinel: Tbe report or slate'
mont of J. S. Hamilton & Co., will
uo more tJ settle the mind ot cur
legislative body in reference to the peniten
tiary business, than anything that has come
to light on tbe subject since tbeir meeting.
To have tbe convicts worked not only without
expense, but with actual large profits to the
fcUte, is so unlike tbe old style ot drinar bust
ness, that some can hardly realize tbe truth
of Hamilton's statements. To have these
great benefits arise without inhumanity cf
treatment to tne convicrs, andjwith less per
centage of escapes by them, is truly a show
ing of which the lessees may be justly proud ;
and which the legislature may receive with
the most unequivocal satisfaction.
SABDl dKAIS MU513IKIIY.
The Day Appropriately Celebrated li
New Orleaao, Gatvestoa aad
JLUtle itock.
.Phew ORLEANS, February 10. Kx ar
rived yesterday, and was received royally. Tbe pro
cession Included a body-guard of United estates
troops and tbe locsl military. Tbe procession to
aay movea accoming to programme. First came
tne nana or tne royal ncusenoiu, then tne Assyrian
warriors driven in cbariots followed by generals,
priests, astrologers and other alt bea. Tben In a
gorgeous chariot came Rex, as "dbalsmanszer, the
Assyrian conqueror." i ne roiai cnariot wassioseiy
followed by bs majesty's f ivorlte band of tbe
Thirteenth Infantry and a royal division of troops,
The parent proper came next, twenty magnitloent
ears representing toe lour elements or mention.
Then came tbe burlesque of tbe German "Lelder-
torel" and "The Pborty Pbunny Phellows" and
miscellaneous mask-rs. Tbe streets alons the line
of procession w-re crowded with spectators. Thou
sands of strangers are In tbe city. Rex's reception
at tbe Exposition ball to-ulght was a greit succes.
five thousand persons being present The proces
sion of ths Mystic Kree of Comus to-night, illus
trated "Phases In tbe History of tbe Aztec People
and their Conqurst by Cortez, ' by sixteen tableaux
on floats. The exhibition concluded with tableaux
at tbe operabouse and a grand ball, which was at
tended by two thousand peopie. It was a magnifi
cent anair,
ai uiiiHaius,
GALVKSTON. February 10.-The procession ot
tbe Knights ot Momus to-nignt was a nattering sue
cess.
AT MOBILE.
MOBILE. February 10. Mardl Gras was observed
here with unusual splendor. Tbe laigest number of
visitors on any like occasion since tne war.
AT LITTLE ROCK.
LITTLE BOCK, February 10. Llttls Bock was
crowded with citizens from tbe surrounding country
to-day, Intent upon witnessing tbe Mardl-Gras fes
tivities. A grand mask ball under the auspices of
tne Anignts oi rytnias win come on to-night.
. m
TKXKESSEE TOFIfJS.
The colored Baptists of Herd in county are
having quite a spurred revival at savannah.
Neat's Gazette says no town in Tenneseee
has a mora promising future than Dyersburg.
Mrs Fannie Irvine, wife of Rv. Green
Irvine, died at her borne at Duck River Station, on
the lourth instant.
R-v. N. M Lnng. larelv called to the pas
to rate of Lauderdale street Presliytertao church. In
tbls city, I- ft his former ch trge In Pulaski with the
regrets and kindest wisnes ot nis congregation.
Savannah, the gounty seat of Herdi
county, has only one saloon now. and tbat will be
closed by law on tbe first of April, after wblch no
spirits can be retailed within lour miles ot the
town.
HO i'KMEMTr O V OCEAN fsTBAHEBS
HAMBURG. February 10. Arrived: Steamer Sell-
sla from New York.
NEW YORK. February 10. Arrived: Steamship
uettic irom Liverpool.
LONDON. February 10. Steamer Bheln from
VaIt a r. H Iu. tmm R.ul.in hawA arvlvul mit
Tbe steamship State ot Nevada from Glasgow, for
New Yoik, has put oaca; me ptopa.ier aamagea.
LONDON, February 10. Tbe steamer Holland,
from this port January 21st, for New York, and
wblob put back to Queenstown with her main-shaft
broken, has repaired and proceeded to her destina
tion.
PLYMOUTH, February lO.-Tbe steamship Chlm
berazo, for Australia, returned In eonsequenoe of the
damage durtBg a gale off Ushante. Two persons
were washed overboard, two killed and seventeen
Injured. Tbe steamer lost six boats and received
other damage?.
THE 1BI8U KELIEF FUND.
Subscriptions la Liberal Amounts Con
tinue to be Made In all Farts
or the World "Gath"
on Mr. Bennett's Mu
nificent Gift.
The Irish question a Leading Subject
of Debate in the British Bouse
. of Commons Patriot Par
nell Getting into Bather
Bad Odor.
SITTING DOWN ON PARNELL.
Montreal. February 10. It is now de
cided that, if Parnell comes, the mayor will
take no part in the reception.
SEIZURE OF ARMS IN GALWAY.
London. February 10. The police have
seized a quantity of arms in a farmer's house
near Loughrea, Gal way.
CONTRIBUTIONS FROM INDIANA CATHOLICS.
Fort Wayne. Ind.. February 10. Bishop
Dweneer bas forwarded over two thousand
dollars to tbe relief of the Irish, being collec
tions in Catholic churches in this diocese.
RELIEF FROM FRANCE.
Paris. February 10. A committee on
Irish relief has been formed here under the
presidency of the archbishop of Paris. .
DEBATE IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS,
London, February 10 Lord Hirtingtoo,
the liberal leader, in his remarks in the
house of commons, last night, said that,
though he did not think a large measure of
migration from Ireland necessary, there
ought to be a redistribution of tbe popula
tion. He denied that the land act had failed
and protested against the assumption that the
present distress was due to it. Lord Hart
ington defended himself against tbe imputa
tion cast on him and the liberal party in con
nection with home-rule and the Liverpool
election, and ttated that.though he would not
bave supported iiord Kamsay s candidature
tor tbe bouse ot commons had he declared
himself a home-ruler, be regarded bis
pledge to vote for a committee of inquiry as
difference ot opinion as to tbe manner in
which eertaiu demands should be met.
On the resumption this evening of the de
bate on the address in reply to the speech
from tbe throne Chamberlain liberal J said
ne should vote tor the amendment to show
that his sympathy was with the Irish, who
were suffering from the land system. He
did not believe that the government had
spent ten thousand pounds on tbeir relief.
They were in no way alive to tbe gravity of
the situation.
Notice was given of a home-rule amend
ment to the Irish relief bill, declaring that
relief ou account of the famine in Ireland is
of imperative necessity.
Mr. Whitby, a new member for Liverpool,
took his seat amid prolonged and vociferous
cheers from tbe conservative benches.
Frank H. O Cahn O'Dounell. home-rule
member for Dungarian, said that tbe col
leagues end friends of Parnell are thorough
ly resoived to bave an opportunity ot convict
ing the government of their misrepresenta
tion concertiini him. .
Ua the division on the home
rule amend mint, four Irish liber
als, twety-four liberals and thirty-eirht
home rulers vot?d in the minority. Mr.
David Killen and other members of the Irish
land league were in the galleries during the
debate.
Mr. Mundell (liberal) urged tbe govern
ment to find employment for the suffering
people. He said it was unworthy of a great
nation that such distress was allowed to con
tinue while the begging-box was being sent
around the world.
Mr. Ryiaods (liberal) supporting the arnnd-
ment, declared himself in fator ot a com
mittee of inquiry on tbe subject. Home
ruler Jacob Bright would also vote tor a
committee ot ir.quiry, and would show the
utter impracticability of ever restoring tbe
Irish parliament.
Mr. Xfoiau a liionie-rulr) seed-potato unl
was read a second time. Sir Stafford Norhcote
stating that the government had accepted the
principle ot the measure.
Mr. JNoIan s motion tar a select committee
to inquire as to the best means of diminish
ing tbe frequency and extent of the failures
of the potato crop was agreed to.
Ihe amendment to the address wa? nega
tived in the house of commons two hundred
and sixteen to sixty-six and the address
agreed to. Mr. Law thought it would have
calmed public opinion Very much had the
eovernment at an earlier period relaxed the
harsh provisions of the Irish poor law.
air. hrnngton said perhaps tbe govern
ment would probably wait until the coroners'
uries returned verdicts of manslaughter
against them.
MB PARNELL AND THE COMMITTEE OF 1847.
To the Editor of tbe World:
Sir My attention bas been called to a re
port contained in the Times &3 extracted
from your columns of a speech delivered by
Mr. rarnell at iNewark, iNew Jersey, in
which be is reported to bave said tbat "in
the last famine tho money was used for
proselytizing purposes, and Catholics who
would not turn Protestants were allowed to
die." As the surviving secretary of the Re
lief committee cf tbe Society of Friends
during tbe famine of 1;46 and 1847, 1 ask to
bs permitted throjgh your journal to give to
this statement the meat unqualified contra
diction, so far a our operations were con
cerned, and 1 feel the more bound to co so
because nearly one hundred and fifty thou
sand do lars of tbe contributions which passed
through out bands came from America. I
may with equal confidence repudiate this
charge on behalf of the general central re
lief committee ot Uu ikj, by whom upward
of eighty ttousand pounrfa was diepeneed,
and cn behalf of the British association, wbo
were intrusted with subscriptions amounting
to four hundred and seventy thousand
pounde, the queen herself beading the list
with a contribution ot two thousand pounds.
How Mr. parnell can believe tbat any ot the
associations formed for tbe relief cf the dis
tress arising from tbe famine of 1846-47
could bave breu guilty of suih monstrous
and inhuman conduct s he has, in general
terms, charged them with, is mere than I can
well imagine. Daring tbat tearful time the
minds oi all were engrossed by the one object
of doing what could be done to save life,
and Done but tbosa wbo were actors in the
scene, can understand how great were the
difficulties, tbe anxieties and tbe labors of
the voluntary agents in that work of charity.
I am, sir, yours iaithfully,
JONATHAN PIM.
Dublin, January 24. 1880.
THE EFFECTS OF PRIMOGENITURE AND EN
TAIL.
Courier-Journal: Mr. John Murdoch, a
Sou h editor, visiting triends in Philadelphia,
states that the laws of primogeniture and en
tailment bave been a tearful curse to Scotch
larmcrs. There is no doubt of the truth of
this. The Szotch have borne British swin
dling and violence witbi;rrater r,atence than
tbe Irish. Ihey have not bad tbe harrow
drawn over their backs as roughly as have
the Irish, but they ae subject to exactions
from the landlords which ar positively bar
barouB. Murdoch 6ays:
There are people living In this country (Scotland)
now wiiu reuiemoer me time woen nve nunurea
houses were burnt over Uie beads of tbe people be
cause they would not give up the lands that had
been owned by their ci-tns for hundreds of years
b-ick to a new proprietor, wbo had by some means
obtained tbe ownership of tbem. Tbls was on tbe
laud of tbe duke of Sunderland. I don't want to see
tbe laud seized violently, because It would seem to
give excuses for t utrages, but 1 do want to see meas
ures taken to d i away with tbe Immense farms
wbicii are crushing Scotland beneath tbem, and 1
uou t want to see some or ner richest land go to
pasture suet o when ber people are dtlnn for want
ot It, Tbere are English laws wblch would protect
tbe Scotchman In a degree if they were In force, but
certain enactments of Parliament prevent these
laws rrom really having any force at alL A man
can come to this country without a cent la b s
pocket, and in a short time he cau own some land.
and then he may buy more, and as much as be
wants. We want something like that In Scotland.
Anionic tbe people themselves of England, Ireland
and Scotland there Is a g nerl hellng of sympathy.
but tbe English rulers manage to conceal this feel
ing from tbe eyes of otuer nations, and sbow to tbe
world only what they wlsb to be seen. Throughout
tue wnoie oi Mt tiairi in-re is a universal tee ting
against wo present system ul iaaa tenure.
The Scotch want the enormous estates sub
divided when a family bsoomes extinct, so
that small farmers can bave a chance, and
they desire to choose tbeir own focal ruler,
Their condition, however, is not as deplora
ble as that of the Irish, because they are not
treated as a conquered people, whom it is the
alleged business ot the British government to
exterminate.
DENNETT'S $100,000 SUBSCRIPTION.
"Gth ' in the Cincinnati Engirer: Mr.
Bennett's gift to the Irisb, of whom tbere
are two hundred and fifty thousand native
born in and encircling this city and, with
all tbeir faulty, our ablest and best laboring
population waa shrewd as well as generous.
A man is entitled to all the advantage of a
good act, and be is the meanest of his species
who qualities the propriety of a great gener
osity, such as tbe gift of one hundred thou
sand dollars to the starving. It is equal to
two months' full income of the Herald, and
few men will give away the proceeds of two
full months for anything. Here is another
rebuke to the pretention and analytical.
What did old Mr. Wm. C. Bryant ever give
away? The elder Bennett gave nothing.
Bennett's gift raises the general value and
credit of newspaper property. No king that
I ever read of ever gave away one hundred
thousand dollars, except to a mistress. It is
needless to say that the other newspapers
here scarcely notice the gift. Mavy of them
affect to look on Bennett ruid h pnper at
something not well-bred, not eiegact in its
English, not like us, tbe gorgeous standard
of our noble conceit! It is just that the
wayward, the perverse, tbe earth -bred which
makes America. Every snob on the surface
of our country might be sold and boiled for
snails, and would hardly be miesed. But the
man close enough fo public opinion to give
one hundred thousand dollars, and yet be
benefited by the sacrifice, is worth a whole
nation of professing pei trctionibls.
Admitted to Ball.
New York. February 10 11. v. Edward
Cowley, on trial for starving and ill-treating
the children under his care in tbe Soepherd's
Fold, waa admitted to bait to-1ay in
seven thousand five hundred dollars,
his bondsmen being Kev. Dr. Morgan Dix, of
Trinity church, and Rev. Dr. Robert S. H jw
land, of the Church ot Heavenly Rt, wbo
qualified in ten thousand dollars. Mr. Cow
ley, as the result, did not spend tbe night in
the Tombs, but left court with his friends.
Cranked trader His Kastlae.
Halisax. N. S., February 10. An engine,
tender, and baggage-car on the" Pictou
branch railway ran off tbe track to-day. about
a mile from New Glasgow, tearing up one
hundred feet of rails, throwing the engine
and tender on one side and tbe car on the
other, over an embankment forty toet high,
crushing the driver, James Cameron, and
almost completely severing his left leg be
tween the knee and hip. The leg had to be
amputated before he could be g jt f rom un
der the car, and will probably die.
ChJororeraaed aad Robbed.
Cincinnati, February 10. Scott Cooper,
a prominent stock-dealer, was robbed in a
hotel at Brookville, Indiana, this morning, of
three thousand dollars. Cooper was fonnd at
six o'clock by the proprietor of the hotel,
bound to the bed and gagged and in an un
conscious condition. The thief used chloro
form to overcome his victim. m
Iowa lastllaga.
Des Moines, February 10. The house,
after voting down tbe amendments providing
for local option, for the license law.and for tbe
exception of ale, beer, wine and cider, adopt
ed, by a vote of 78 to 21, the special order
submitting to the popular vote the constitu
tiona'. amendment prohibiting the sale or
manufacture in Iowa of alcoholic liquors.
Threatened (Strike Arasag Weavers.
London, February 10 In consequence of
numerous promises of support, the Burnley
weavers, representing thirty thousand looms,
will strike, if ten per cent, increase of wages
is not conceded.
MABJRIJKI.
WALTON FREEMAN- On Tuesday. February 10
1880. at tbe residence ot tbe bride. No. 4 Davie av
enue, by Rev. James Lott, Mr. Juxz Walton and
Miss Dbxia FRTtmf an, both of this etty.
DIED.
LABBENTRKE On Tuesday evening, February
10, 1880, Mrs. Labrshtbu. aged 62 yean. St.
Louis papers please eopy. I
Funeral this (WEDNESDAY) afternoon, at four
o'clock, from 600 Main street. Servloes by Rev. Dr.
Tread well.
East India Pile Core. Tbe
only specific for all forms of
Piles. In nse in foreign conn
tries for years, lately intro
duced into America. Warrant
ed to give instant relief and a
Sermanent cure guaranteed,
old by all drnggists or mailed
free on receipt of price, 50
cents, bythe American agents,
Richardson & Co., Wholesale
Druggists, Saint Louis, Mo.
ZABA'S BILIOUS PILLS,
, guaranteed to give immediate
relief in all cases of Bilious
and Liver Complaints, Cos
tiveness, Sick Headache, In
digestion, and cleansinii the
system of all impurities. Price
25 cents. All druggists sell
them.
IN USE FORTY TEARS.
Dr. Storm's
CEXXBRATED SCOTCH
Cough Candy
A Safe and Pleasant Remedy for
C0UGH8, COLDS, ASTHMA,
HOARSENESS and Strengthen
ing the Lungs.
SOLD EVERYWHERE.
Price only lO Cents.
JENNIStiS' SANITARY DEPOT,
A. i. MliKS, Manager,
94 Baekmaa St., New York.
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WATER CLOSET.
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PLUMBERS' GOODS
having for their object cleanliness.
durability, and exclusion of SEWER OAS.
Plumbers!
Sewer Connections.
PHILJ.MALLON&CO
204 MAIN 8TBEET.
Election Notice.
TTHK annual meeting of the Stockholders of the
A nrnpbia MMllcki Coa.pa.Bjr alll be
neia at tneoroee or tne company, hi Madison street.
Memphis. Teon.. MONDAY. March 1. 1H. to elect
Seven 7) Directors to serve the company the ensu
ing year, recuon irom iu a.m. to a p m.
JOSEPH CRAIG, Secretary,
Memphis, Tenn.. February 1, 1880.
The Shirt Tailor,
235-MAIN-235
Tbe onlr Mantctarer that makes hit
troofe La this city. Perfect la Sake,
fctjle sad Quality. Best assortment ef
all kinds always ia stock.
SAMUEL MAI,
upsiaf Spring Sf e
Are Now Displaying
Gab'lesse Serges
Cashmere D'lnd
Silk Brocades,
Paris Novelties,
IW We call Special Attention to our Complete and (Tnapproacn
able Stock of WHITE GOODS, comprising In part India Lawns,
Scotch Lawns, Thread Cambrics, I.aee Piques, Turkish Hackings.
Striped and Checked Nainsooks, Dotted Swisses, Etc.
MENKEN BROS.,CorMam&CoiirtSts
N. B Samples Swit on Application. Orrir Carefnlly Filled. Money tt-frmrlxl. If not Satisfactory.
CMS
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ON ALL THE BANKS.
S.C.TO0F&CO
PRINTERS,
LITHOGRAPHERS and BINDERS,
15 COURT STBEI'.T.
immm
CHAMPAGNE.
aHpoetatioij is 1879,
49,312 Cases,
2,526 Cases more
than of asy other brand.
0UTION. Beware of imposition
or mistakes, owing to the great similarity
of rapa and labaJU, under -which iaferiar
brands of Champagne are Bold.
In ordering G. II. .Tll Jl.TI Ac ( C'S
Champagne, see tii.it the label, and carles
bear its annte am', isiiials.
FREDK, E BAR Y iSc CO., New York,
Solo iU'ects in tea TJ. S. and Canada
FOB SALK BY
Fnrsfenlipini It WfrllXord. Memphis, Tenn
TUE lilbGESr ASSORTMENT !
THE FINEST QUALITIES !
REASONABLE PRICES !
hat;
LEIDY'Sl
SIO to $20PJ3K MY.
AN A(.ENT WANTED In every eoun'y in Mlsnls
slDDl to fell Mark Twain's new book. TBAMP
ABHOAD." For t-rms and territory, apply to
SOUTfcLKKN Kl BLIbHl.Ml CO.,
Box 1 lrt. New Orlesns. I a.
Public Sale Keal Estate
"CAMP MARKS" FOR SALE.
0 SATUKOAY, FEUKU1RY 28,1880,
AT 10 O'CLOCK A M..
70 ACttXES OP ff,A7I
Lying rn both sldns of t e Mississippi and Ten
nessee K 1 1 road for 44-mlle, known as FKTKB
MITCHEL'S SPRING TttACT. 1 aree rr
st .rver-rsills wa, er. The best timbered
upland In West Tennessee. Beauilfol 11 a 114
l.( Hlrea. well Banded. Two ridges
run para lei to tberallioad one on either side lth
a gradual slope to tbe road-bed. All those whnspent
ne summer at ump Haras can ten louor the nat
ural beauty of tb s tract, It will be sold In lots ot
from 20 to 60 acres
In addition to tbls tract, I bave another to be sold
same day. lying JuH north of Noncoonab Crtek and
ea.tor M. and T. B U. Forty acres ot this tiactls
eleartd; balance In (food timber. This land 's equal
to Mississippi river bo-torn and has be.utliul bulld
iDir site on It. Thts tract will not be divided.
M pa eaa be seen at trie onioe or renles A Win
shifter. Attorneys. No. HV Mailsoa street,
Mr. Prter Mltcbel will take pleasure In showt-g
those over tbe land who goto look at It. Trains
run event day to the Innd, so that those wbo desire
It can go out at rt:HO am. and aUlO p.m. and come
In at 10 am. ami 5 o lu.
No sucb opportunity bas ever been offered to men
Of mall means wbo want suburban homes.
Tkrhs or t-ALS Bait cash; balance la twelve
months; lien retained on land
t-LACK or Sale Coiner or Main and Madison
streets, Memphis, Tenu. Title iwrfert.
PKTKK MITCHEL.
Scales A Winchester. Att'ys. u Madls m st
KELLEY&iiVCADOEN
WHOLESALE
AND
COTTON FACTORS
414 Main street, Memphis.
NOTICE.
IDiRTIKS owning Cotton destroyed In the late Ore
bf the burning of the Memphis 6 ins, wll be
paid promptly as soon as Ihe Ins l estimated and
determined, as all cotton was fully covered by Insur
ance. AU parties having sacks branded "Memphis
Ul.'is," wil send tbem forward as soon as convenient,
as tbeir Interest will bs attended to prorntiilt. I will
resume business at ona, of which due notice will be
'T"n- J- V. PATK1LK.
Memphis. February 7. 1 80.
(MRS. Fl
11 AMI 1ST',
WILL take a lev more P-udIIs. Applications to
be made at W1IZMANN 4 Co.'o, No. 223
eeoona street.
J.S.STANTON&CO
WHOLESALE JKOCEKS,
C0TT0X FACTORS
And Commission Merchants,
284 FRONT STREET, MEMPHIS.
QPECIAL ATTENTION given to the Sale Of all
fWHAL ATTENTION glv
Kinds of Country Produce,
TTS,
Oooii!
THEES
in Spring Colorings:
MadrasGing'ms
French Brocat'ls
Satin Pekins,:
CashmereBeige.
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10,000
5,000
WINDOWS
FOB BALK LOW, AT
COLB dt CO.HI.
9
IMM1RS
FOB SILK LOW, AT
COLE at Ctf.H.
3,000
PAIR BLINDS
FOB PALE LOW, AT
COLE dk t O.K
DiVID HASTlGS PKOl'RIiTOR.
rpBIl HOTSL HAS BKEN RENOVATED AND
X refurulxbed, and Is now open for tbe aeeommo
dallnn of regular boarders and tbe traveling public.
MERRITT'S
DROG EMPOBIUM,
lf5 Poplar Kt., Hempliis.
rpHE attention of physicians and families Is called
X to tbe Purity and Freshness of my stock of
I us. Chemicals, Liquors, etc, which I selected
with great care. I call my customers' eg peel ul atten
tion to tbe fact that I NET SB LEAVE THE oTOBC,
aod compound all prescriptions accurately. I am
constantly manufacturing fresh Tinctures, Elixirs.
Syrups, etc. J. P. MKBtiirT. IMS Poplar St.
V.B.THAYER,
MANUFACTURING
JEWELER and OPTICIAN
Watches. Jewelry.
Silverware, Cloelu,
(Spectacles, etc.
Be pairing of One Watches and Chrono
graphs a specialty.
1VO.307 3IAEX STREET,
UNDER PKABODT MOTEL. 1
(7- Old Sold and Sliver wanted.
f The partnership heretofore existing between
M. a Jones, E. S. Molloy, O. C. Haroln and P. P
VanVleet. under tbe style ot 6. W. JONK3 CO.
Is this day dissolved by limitation and the death of
F. S Molloy. The business will be continued by
the undersigned, as before, under ibe Una name of
W.JHtJt KM A. CO., who assume all the lia
bilities or the old firm, and are alone empowered to
collect tbe assets ot same. M. C. JONS a.
. C. B4RBIN.
P. P. VANVLEET.
MrotPHiB. January 1, 188Q.
NOTICE
Tv Owners and Captains of Steamboats
Xavlgatinff St. Francis River.
MEMPHIS AND LITTLE BOCK B4ILBOAD, 1
(Tries earrutAL Manaoeb, V
I litis Hock. Ara.. Januu. ft taan I
rar-The Drawbridge over the st, Francis river, at
"", armansaa. wiu re replaced by an Iron stroo
tme during this month, and tbe nmwan ri. .-,
U1 obstiuot the draw span channels ot the bridge
so wai no ooat can pass irom about the 18th Install
to the 18th of Fabmart, 1880.
BPDOLPH FINK. fKwetnl Manager.
J. W. X. BROWNE,
PLUMBER!
TS prepared to do all kinds of work la this Mm In
a thorough and sanitary manner; glvm especial
attention to
hewer and Building Connections.
.l811,ba8 larR ro ef At riXTCRga,
t.as, bteam and Water-fitting and Fixtures. Pumps.
Hose, Bathtubs, etc Has a large force of eompe
teDt workmen All work warranted. Agnt tor the
Halladay WIND-KILLS. Orders aolldted.
BKOYVNE, THE PLUMBER, '
40 Madison Street.
fKIS lMt ata
er H,.p.klrlA Cr.
et M..r.ri.ry,H tbe
location. H5S M.ln rtreet,
half a squire so lb of Union.
Ltntest siocko' all stilus of
Corsets In tbe city. Answer
ing uiHn, Ii;qutr1r regarding
HfOpsklrts. I would si, tbat
b ltd round and baokskina
are Atjltxh. Of counts, pref
erence Is given my celebrated
LncT'ishaPle ones.
tWtinods sent C Ot D.
keaprctfully,
L,01ir4 I,ai.aR.
'ie k Mi
A. SKW la SI
Mosler, Bahmann & Co.'s Safe,
55 INCHES HIGH.
CHEAP FOR CASH
APPLY AT THIM OrriCB.
Win's lira House !
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