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MJEMSLIS. TE2ST., FRIDAY. A.TJGH7ST 13. 1SSO.
e.st.a.:b:l tsh:ei 1840.
VOL. 4 1 9 1
THE WORK. r TIE BTATB COI-
The Democratic State convenlion hat ad
journed after three dais of labor without
parallel in the history of the politic of Ten
nessee. The most momentous party lather
ing since 1860, it has passed into history
also, as the only one that ever prodaced
serious schism, or anything like defiant op
position. Perhaps this was inevitable. To
those who participated in its deliberations it
may seem so; bat there are many thoughtful
men who have watched the proceedings as
they have been reported in the newspapers
who think otherwise who are ot opinion
that on one of the points always
insisted upon by the Appeal- har
mony might Lave . been maintained
and a nomination mad? to which even
Wilson and Savage ni:ght have been willing
to yield ascent and support. The submis
ion to the people of whatever proposition
for the settlement ot the S ato debt may be
- agreed upon would have silenced all clamor
and satisfied all Deposition. This is true
Democratic doctriue it is a doctrine that, il
we know the rank and file of the party of
Tennessee, we fear they will in list upon,
even to the endaagerment of a ticket that is
most acceptable and a platform that in all
ether respects is thoroughly in keeping with
the history and pnrposes of a party, in the
ascendancy of which the republic found its
growth and its largest measure of prosperity.
Division or schism was a thing to be especially
avoided just now. As President Lincoln would
say, this is no time to swap horses. The
stream that separates us frcm success is
swollen aud turbid, and we have need for
all the strength we can muster to conquer
all the difficulties that beset n and achieve a
victory that will plaoe as beyond a coating'
encv like that of 1876. and secure to the
country the benefits and blessings of an ad'
ministration of Federal affairs upon Demo
cratic principles. We can ill afford to lose
even one man; we cancot afford to lose
many who are in any eente representative,
and who cling so tenaciously to views that
the vote last year on the fifty and four propo
sition convinces us are held by very many
thousands in every part of the State.. The
Appeal's cpiniocs on the question of
the payment of the State debt
are well known, not only in every county in
the S ate, but throughout the country. Ever
'since John C. Brown's 'administration we
' have advocated the maintenance of the pub
lio credit, even though a sacrifice bad to he
made in doing so. But we have also advo
cated, as a po'.icy consonant with all the
precedents of the Democratic party, the sub
mission to the people of whatever plan or
'proposition" the legislature might deem
fair and reasonable upon agreement wit'u the
creditors of the State. We think to still.
- This is not a question of trusting or dis
trusting legislators. It is a question grow
ing out of the fact tbbt one legislature can
not bind another; that the law, however
solemnly enacted, that is passed by one leg-
islature may be repealed by another, as has
been rfone in the very case which has
for years con fused our politics and
at last resulted . in a division that we
chronicle with sorrow, the more so that those
who felt it their duty to make it to make it
. in defiance of the majority were hooted as
they left the hall aud bailed with derisive
laughter and jeers and have seen proper
sines to retaliate with charges of corruption
and railroad direction and domination. Some
allowance must be made for the cxcitcmeat
of the occasion, although many considerate
and sensible people will say that it was not a
time for excitement, it was not the place for
excitable people, but rather for the coolett
reason, the most mat a red judgment and the
best statesmanship of the State. - Some of
this was present and much of it was heard,
but to no avail so tar as compromise was con
cerned. This is the one b'tmish to an other
wise good work. The p'atform is in all other
respects one to be proud of. . It is strong,
yet clear in statement and within a
brief com pa. s satisfies the pubho expectancy
oa all the leading questions of the day. It
indorses tbd platform and the nominees of
the Cincinnati convention ; it declares very
positively for the maioteoHnee intact of the
public credit, Bute and Federal; it expresses
a willingness on tuo part of the people to
meet the State's creditors in the spirit of
generous compromise which they oflV;
- it . insists upon increasing the com
mon school facilities . tor pub
lio education and their speedy develop
ment to the perfection they have reached in
other States; it demtudi local rates from the
railroads in the interest j the planter and
the merchant; it insists upon economy in the
administration ot the government, and the
curtailment of fees and salaries wherever and
whenever consistent with the proper dis
charge of public duties; and it denounces the
usurpations and Cfnlral.rDg tetden
ciesof the Repub ican party. Concise, but
plain, this is a statement of principles that
will satisfy the Democracy, and upon which
the leaders can to before the people of the
State. The standard-bearer selected to do
fend it is worthy the responsible and ex
alted position. Bis long experience in publio
life, in the Federal and Confederate congress,
and upon the bench, acd his sympathy with
the pfople oi thi south through all
the perilous years tir.ee 1360, blJ bis well
known conservatism, fits biw peculiarly for
leadership in a crisis that calls for the utmost
tact, for firmaei?, for knowledge of the peo
ple and their puspose, Tor a well-balanced
sense of justice as between the bondholders
and taxpayers, and for power upon Uu
tump and the platform greater than any
of the opponents he is likely to be confronted
by. But, magnetic and powerful though he
is, Judge Wright will need tbe aid of all the
other able debaters of tbe party, for tbe can
vasa bids fair to be a stormy one. The spirit
of contention never wi j rife as it is likely
to be between this and the day of election
in our own party, and we doubt
if ever the Republicans of Tennessee
have made as strenuous an effort to profit
by Damocratio division as they will between
now and November. We go into the can
vass handicapped by a division that we now
fear is more serious than wa oa Wednesday
predicted, and nothing but a vigorous, yet
conciliatory, policy will save us from
a defeat by which the enemy
may', profit. Besides a governor
we have to elect a legislature aad members
of congress. Oa the complexion of the first
; depends whether Bailey is to be re-elected cr
another Democrat is to take his place in the
senate, and tbe loss of two or mora of the
latter might make a Diniocratic majority in
the lower haute of congress impossible.
There is work and plenty of it for all hands
until the second of November.
Which Befell Two Thonsand Excursion
ists at Hsy's Landing Bear Atlantic
City, Kew Jersey A Day or
Pleasure Tuned lato a Sea
soa of Mourning. 1
A Locomotive Kent Plowing Into a Car
Filled to Overflowing with Men, Wo
men and Children Steam and
Scalding Water Flood the
Harrowing Details of the Frightful Af
fair-Lists of the Killed and Injared
As Usual, Gross Crlmlral Care-;
le sen ess Chargeable with the
So-Called Accident. : M
Atlantic City. N. Y.", August 12. At
midnight dispatch was sent to Camden for
thirty-five stretchers. The news of the acci
dent caused intense exciteuient here, and
when the delaved ex oress arrived ebout mid-
Bight a large crowd had assembled at the
depot. Wbea the train arrived there were
calls for the excursion-train hands, but, it
was understood, they had prudently changed
their uniforms. Offing to the excitement
prevailing to night but few of the names of
tbe victims can be given, it is learnea,
however, that a man named Sweeney, from
West Philadelphia, died soon alter tbe
accident, and that a lady named Smith is ex
pected to die. . j .
The Dead aad Waaaaed Takea to Pall
Philadelphia. August 12. At fifteen
minutes to two this morning ambulances be
gan to arrive at the hospital in this city,
carrying those wounded in tbe accident on
tbe Atlantic City road at May's Landing. All
saemed to be either scalded or bruised. Many
of the . Dassencers ia leaoioz through the
windows of the cars fell into the river. It
appears now as though only one hid been
killed outright ant) forty-one injured, nearly
all belon cinsf to the northwest part of this
city. A number supposed to be fatally
wounded have not been brought to tbe city.
KILLED AND WOUND BD.
The following is a list of those brought to
the hospital here op to hveo clock this morn
me. with the nature of their ir-jaries:
James Sweeney, of 1316 Edgemont street.
Phi ade Dbia. killed.
Marie Green, cat and burned about tbe
head, legs and arms; bidly scalded, and not
expected to live.
H. Bender, badly burned about tbe face,
arms and lees.
Joseph M'Lovern, aged eleven years, face,
hands and rinht lea badlv scalded.
Tbumas Turlan, face and hands badly
John Doran. face and hands scalded
Thomas J. M'Uralb, hands, leas and face
Sarah Collins, face, hands and legs badly
Patrick M Aaron, head badly cut with
AO UUUUWU 1fVIUBU UUWHmlVUP uvu.
twenty-three years of age, badly bruised
about the head and body, aad severely
Kate Murphy, burned about the head and
Rose Murpby, head and body severely
Harry Cam bands and face burned
""- Mary M'Cormick, face aad hands cut aad
Maury Henrietta, face and hands burn id,
Charles Frost, bead and hands bnraed,
Ellen Shields, face, hands and legs burned.
Kile Shields, thirteen years old, face and
hands severely burned.
Thomas M'Lintall, scalded about face and
Ella M'Morgan, badly hurt about the head
Alt x Sweeney, scalded about tbe head.
William Gallagher and wife, both badly
scalded about lace and ixtremiues
Pat M'Bride, seriously scalded about arms
and lace ' i
H. M'Cdll. scalded about arms and face
. Margaret Smith, scalded all over body acd
Pat Brows, badly scalded,
Two children of William Wright, badly
burned about head and neck
Mary Grace, of Poiladelphia, too badly
scalded to be brought to tbe city, aud not ex
pected to live.
. ax ncuKxsx crowd.
There were nearly two thousand people
from Philadelphia on the excursion, the ex
citement among those looking tor friends at
the wbarf as the wounded were brought over
trom Camden was intense, some of. the
women bad gooe to the seaside in light sum
mer costumes, which proved slight protection
against the steam jets, and the only difficulty
ia to see where they are sot burned. They
were carried fiom tbe cars a mass of flour
and c tton, under which the human form was
scarcely distinguisha le, and but tor the low
moans they seemed dead. At two o clock
this morning ten ambulances were full and a
number of stretcbets proved inadequate
Several of the victims still remained in the
BCKMB OF THB COLLISION.
The following description of the scene at
the time of the collision is from Atlantio City
this morning: Some of the persons oa the
rear platform of the first train jumped to the
ground and thee rushed panic stricken back
into the car. Tbe locomotive came bounding
on and crashed into tbe rear car, still stand
ing upon the bridge, with such force that tbe
ergine fairly plowed a furrow half way into
the car and lifted the roof off the car over
the smoke-stack. The shock broke one of the
cylinders of the boiler, and the scalding water
was instantly poured out upon the affrighted
ana helpless occupaats ot the car. lhe rain
had been pouring down, and all the windows
ot the car were down, aad the steam tailing
instantly added to the horrors of tbe occasion
and tbe suffering of the victims. From out
the concealing vapor came the wails of chil
dren, tbe shrieks of women and the yells of
men. lhe peoplw on tbe Urn train ran pell
mell from the cars or jumped through the
windows, and it was some time before they
became sufficiently composed to make earnest
efforts to rescue the injured and relieve their
how rr OCCTJRBKD
T. B. Judze, president of St. Ann's library
institute, makes the following statement:
There were about thirteen hundred persons
in the two sections of the tram. Both sec
tions lett Atlantic City so close together that
I had my choice of trains. 1 got on the last
section aad was in the rear car when the
crash occurred. Joe shock was a strong one
and several persona were thrown from their
seata. 1 here v. as no appearance of panic
but soon the people begaa to leave the car to
see what was the matter. I saw a sight
which 1 can t describe; injured passengers
were being drawn trom tbe car and the wa
ter on each side ot the track was filled with
persons who jumped from the train aad were
up to their waists ia the river. A boat soon
pot out and picked them np. Oa the em
bankment of tbe railroad, which is about
sevea feet high, were the sufferers from the
crushed car groaning in their agony, and ia
a conspicuous place lay the dead body ot
voting Sweeney. I think the railroad com-
yotmg Dweeoey. I think the railroad com
pany guil'y of gross negligence in ruajing
sections so close. There were twenty-four
cars ia the train, sixteen in tbe first section
aad eiglit in the other. The soene of the ac
cident ia a straight stretch of track, about
two hundred yards from May Landing sta
tion. Part of tbe first section was on Great
Egg Harbor river bridge wbea the crash
ABBI8TANT-TRAINKA8TKK M. MILLS
states that the air-break had undoubtedly
been tampered with, whether by accident or
desiga he could not say. He thinks some
one must have put it out of order by tooling
with it, in one ot the closets of the cars
through which it passes.
OTHZa DEATHS KKPOBTKD.
Sarah Collins, twenty-three years old, who
was terribly scalded and suffered frightful
internal injury by inhaling steam, died at
the Pennsylvania hospital at half-past ten
o'clock. Sarah Wright, sixteen years old,
died at ber h' me in Camden at half-past
nine o'clock. Her mother lies at the sams
house beyond hope of recoveiy. . The list of
dead now numbers seven. ;
THB ATTKHDINO FHY8ICIAM8
give little hope of the recovery ot Airs.
Wright At the Pennsylvania hospital,
James McGovern, aged twelve, died this
afternoon. The physicians state that three
or four more victims of tbe dis ster would
probably die before midnight. Tbe follow
ing is ......
A CORRECTED LIST OF CASUALTIES:
Dead James Sweeney, aged twenty, re-
riding at No. 2402 Cedar street, Philadel
phia; found crushed between the cow catcher
ot the engine of the rear train and the wreck
of the forward train.
Sarah Collins, aged twenty-three, of 208
Mickle street, Camden, died at tbe Pennsyl
Sarah Wright, aged sixteen, died at ber
home, 208 Mickle street, Camden.
Mary Uurnaty, aged eighteen, ot Is Al
mond street, Philadelphia, died at May
Frederick Carr, aged htteen, of .JMaebUL
died at May's Landing. ' .. .'
Kate Welsh, a- nurse aocorbpaniing the
unfortunate M Crystal family, died at May's
Landing. " ;' - ;
Annie Uitiespie, agea sixteen, oi 1ZZ4
Newkirk street, Philadelphia, died at May's
James M Uovern, aged twelve, died at
the Pennsylvania hospital.
. THE WOUNDED. "
The following are still at May's Landing
all except David M 'Crystal being shcckiogly
burned or scalded, and not lu a condition to
be removed: David M'Crystal, Poiladelphia;
Kate M Crystal, aeu four months, and Juilv
Grose. The following have been sent to
Pnitadelp iia the two " first-named being
considered beyond recovery: Owen Walsb,
James Mullen, William Welsh. Miry Kurtz,
L oo B. Hartley, Margaret M Costal, aged
twenty months, is at a farmhouse near tbe
scene of the disaster. Airs. Mary waadell.
age forty-two, ia in great pain and her life is
despaired of. The following are at their
homes in Uamuen. tneir cases being consio
ered hopeless: Mrs. Elizabeth Wright and
Georgians Uilke.'. - lhe following were
brought to Philadelphia and are in the Penn
sylvania hospital; many of them, particularly
alios Hose JBurpby, are scalded trom head to
foot, and have suffered still more severe inter
nal iriunes bv inhaling steam: Miss Rose
wurphy. Patrick M'Bride, Henry M'Cann,
Henry (Jarr, William.. liallaher, Patrick
M Cana. 1 nomas . turlan, Olicbael smith.
John Carr, Mrs. Julia Carr, John Devlin,
John Doran, Henry Bender, Miss .E'len
Shields. Miss Kate Shields. Thomas J
In Ural o, Patrick Brown, Iboma At Lainton,
Miss E'len Monagat, Miss Kate'-Murpby,
Miss Mary Green, Mrs. Mary Smith, Miss
Marv M tJormack. ibomas itaoatrick. Mrs,
Margaret Smith, Patrick Smith and Charles
Frost. Total at the Pennsylvania hospital.
twenty-eight. In addition to the above there
ia a liBt of eighteen men and women, knowa
to have been ioiured, bat not so badly as to
keep them in the hospitul. There are still
missing two sisters Mary and Annie Kelly
ot if niladelphis, and James ttender.
Died ia Jrennsylvania hospital this after
noon: xvjse Murpby and JLate Murphy, sta
ters, aged eighteen and twenty years: Mary
Gallagher, aged twenty-two. Mrs. Wriabt
died at her residence in Uamden to-night,
ice number ot deaths thus tar is thirteen
AS the Sects sif tmo Aeeldesrt.
Mat's Landiho. N. J.. August 12. Ihis
place is in a state ot intense excitement this
morning, lhe Union hotel has been coc
verted into a hospital, and in the parlors are
several of the dead and dying of the disas
ter. Mrs. D. M Urystal, with her face and
body badly scalded, lies in one room, aud by
ber side is her husband, who is also badly
scalded. - in an adjoimne room lies Mrs.
Bjodly, whole badly scalded about ber head
and lace.' JNear ber, and cvvered with cloth
is the dead body of KUie Welsh, aged seven
years. Near by is L'ilie Grace, whoaa surfers
intensely. At neigbboringcottages are other
victims. In o-ie is the inunt daughter ot
ft rs. M Crystal, four months old. Buttering
from a severe scald. A sister infant, ased
eighteen months, is in another cotUge. This
child was in its mother's arms when the col
lision occurred, and the father, snatching it.
threw it tbroagn tbe glass ot a window and
lamped after it. Tbe child is doing very
ell. in another cottage is the dead body ot
Miss Henrietta and two other persons, who
are suffering creatlv from scalds. Tbe body
of James Sweeny was sent to Philadelphia
this morning, freddie Uarr, aged eleven
years, who died soon after the accident, aad
Annie Gillespie, who died early this n.orn
iff, remain here. Owen Walsh and James
Muilen lie wrapped up in raw cotton, pre
seating a terrible appearance.
THE HAKES OF THB DEAD
and residences as tar as learned are as fol
lows: Mary Henrietta, Almond and Somerset
streets, Philadelphia; Annie Gillespie, New-
kirk and sundown streets, rbiiadelpbia; J as.
Sweeney, 1220 Cidar street, Philadelphia; F.
Carr, Felton and Emory streets, Philadelphia,
and Katie Welsh, irjared. Nowlhere are
Mr. and Mrs. David M'Crystal and their twn
children, 1922 Edgmond street, Philadelphia;
James Mullins, 1115 Somerset street; Mrs.
Boadly and Lilly Graee, James Bender, who
was sitting with Miss Henrietta when she re
ceived the fatal injury unaccounted for. At
a farm bouse Mrs. M. Waddell, of Camden,
ia lying in a precarious condition. Edward
Aiken, engineer ot tbe second section ot tne
train, says tbe accident was caused by the
aii-brakes failing to work. He believes if
the brake bad operated his train would have
stopped in time to have prevented the acci
dent. Two physicians from Camden and six
nurses are here. U. M. ttoasland, con
ductor, and Edwin Aiken, engineer, of the
second section of the excursion train, have
been arrested on the charge of manslaughter
and held in one thousand dollars bail each.
Mrs. M'Cristal died th s a'ternoon. Miss Li'v
GiOse, who is terribly scalded, is not expected
to I've until morning. Coroner Boyston im
paneled a jury of inquest, and lhe body of
Sweeney was viewed. Dr. Boyston testified
that death was tbe result ot being crushed.
He found tbe skull and the body iu the re
gion of the abdomen severely bruised and
crusheLThe coronet's jury adjourned till
STEPHeVd. LEE ;
Iafarsaa tke People af Miaalaalppt that
the A. "d K. Cellexe Caw be
nde a Maeeeaa.
Bpeclal to the Appeal. 1
Starkville, Misa., August 12. A large
number of our citiz-fus assembled here jester-
day morning in the Meth )dist church to listen
to an address from Uaaeral Stephen U. Lee,
president of the A. and M. college of this
State, which was well received by the people
He felt conbdent it tbe people would
sustain tbe institution there could be no
doubt of it proving a success. The first
term begins on the first Monday in October,
Work on the college buildings is progressing
rapidly. The citizens will accommodate, all
students from a distance with board and
lodging at low rates until the .dormitory is
completed, which will be about the fiist of
Knlahta ef the tteldew Bale,
LomsvnxB. August 12. Tbe supreme
eommaaderv of Knights of the Golden Rule
has been in session two days at uederkranx
hall. The following othcers were elected and
install d to-dav: H. C. L'oyd. 8. C Ltuis-
jule; Jamw B. Lyne, b. V.C., lerre Haute,
Indiana; Robert W. Haynes, G. S., Jackson,
James B. Lyne. S. V. C., Terre Haute,
Tennessee: T. J. Harcourt, S. T . Cincinnati;
S. B. Suratt, S. H . Paduoah, Kentucky; Sam
Milliman, S. H., Cincinnati; S. M. Bernard,
S. W., Louisville; J. H. Landsrath, S. "S ,
Louisville. Adjourned to meet in Chicago
on the second Wednesday in August, 1381
Heavy fire at Whitehall, S. Y.
Whitehall. August 12. A fire at Sher
lock's Milts burned Sherlock s steam mill,
store and twenty dwellings. Loss heavy; in
surance, tony thousand aouars.
Thk real need of a sick baby is not so
much medicine as it is something to ."assist
aature." Many things are recommended,
but tbe best knowa remedy for the ailments
of young children is Dr. Bull's baby syrup.
f rice oaly lit cents a bottle.
SOLID MEN OF THE NATION
Assembled In Convention at Saratoga
Consider Ways and Means to Pre
rent Their Wealth from Too
Suddenly Taking Unto
Itself Wicks ' '
Letter from the Secretary of the Treas
ury A Dissertation on the Bank
Ing Laws of the States and
the Nation A Question of
Saratoga, August 12 The bankers' con
vention resumed its session to-day. Alex
Mitchell, of Milwaukee, was re-elected pres
ident, and Jacob D. Vermilye first vice-
president. A vice-president was also chosen
from each State and Territory. An execu
tive council was also chosen. ' Resolutions in
favor of a general bankrupt law, indorsed by
tbe executive council, were laid on the table.
A letter from Secretary Sherman was read.
A letter was received on the banking sys
tems of the nation and State from an early
day to the present time, and closed by stating
that congress, mindful of the difficulties
heretofore experienced, aimed in the new
system to secure as far as possible a uniform
national currency, amoly secured to the
holders, and this was effected by requiring a
deposit with tbe government by tbe bank of
issue of more than equal amounts ot United
States bonds, and giving the government a first
lem upon tbe assets ot the bank, lhe emi
nent success of this system need not be re
counted. In no case has tbe value ot the
national bank notes fallen below the valu9 of
the United State) notes, in which they were
redeemable. The present generation can hard
ly realize the importance of this stability of
value, which has come to be accepted as a
matter of course. - The value of State banks
has constantly fluctuated in mercantile cen
ters, according to the location of the bank,
from one to twelve or filteen per cent.
Merchants could not tell when the State
banks only were in being. Merchants could
not estimate in times of panics the value of
tbe bank-bills they were forced to take. The
national banking law has been so amended
now as to issue so that the banks can furnish
mare or less currency, as tbe businesi of the
country demands. The receipt, safe keeping
and disbursement of public moneys has also
been simply secured by the national banking
law. The government deposits in the na
tional banks to June 30. 1880. from the be
ginning, bad reached 14.349,903.831; from
revenue officers and disbursing officers, 8800,
000,000 A vole of thanks was given Secretary
Sherman for his interesting paper.
A paper on the silver question was read by
Ueorge e. Uoe, entitled. "Coin deposits as se
carity for national bank-notes; the direct and
indirect benefit fo arise tberelrom.
. Mr. A. L. Soowdeo, superintendent of the
Philadelphia mint, read a paper opposing bi
metalism and urging tbe repeal of tbe act re'
A paper prepared by the Japanese minis
tor on banking and financial matters in that
empire was read by tbe secretary, Japanese
etiquette not all iwing tbe members of the
embassy who brought the paper to appear on
the stage while it was'bemg read.
General Wager Swayne, formerly of Tote
do, but now ot New York, spoke in reference
to onnk taxation. " ' '
ur. u. r. wiuiams, ot Albany, who car
ried through the United States courts the
case involving the constitutionality of the
law relating to the taxation of bank shares,
nil tiar4 ,Vinf tna. mI.mJ M.....tiln(iAnnl
read a paper regarding the questions he had
Adjourned until to-morrow.
DOMESTIC NOTES BY WISE.
Buffalo, August 11: Troys, 4; Buffalcs, 2.
Nw York, Aieaat 11: The Pereiere,
irom Havana, brings nine hundred and nrtr Uiou
sand francs In twentr-frane pieces.
Bit buret, w. li.. Aueoat 11: lhe mar
quls ot Lome arrived this afternoon, bat could not
receive, as mienaea, owing to a nre.
Wilmington, Anguot 11: The heavy rains
of lst night and today continue. Borne estimate
li, at tne cotton e o is damaged nit; p r cent.
AtcbiRon. Ks.. August 11: The fiiuring'
mill of J. H. Hurd burned this morning. Loss,
twelve thousand dollars; Insurance, six thousand
San Fncipco, August 11: Judge Evans
denied lhe petition ot Bchroeder, tbe Oakland mur
derer, to be admitted to ball, and remanded him to
Fort Wyn. Augnst 11: Nelson & Mores.
f ormerlj publishers of the Fort Wayne Bmlintl, will
start a one-cent evening paper at Kansas City In
San Francisco, Auirast 11: Secretary
Thomoaon addressed the citizens of Sacramento In
tbe as-emblr ebamber to-day, and lett on the after
noon train ror we east.
Boston, August 11: Tbe aggregate census
returns show the population of Massachusetts to be
1.783,812, an increase of nineteen per oenL over
tne ngui ea or last census.
Boston. Angustll: Tbe secretary of tbe
National Prohibition committee asserts to day that
tne rroniDiuon party will put an el etoral ticket be
lore tne voters ot twenty mutes.
Washington. August 11: The value of fx
ports of petroleum and petroleum products for tbe
twelve months ending June 30th Is Sito7221,0t)d;
aame period previous year, g4U.U05.Z4U.
Stevensport.Ws..AuguHt 11: List night Dr.
Bennett, dentist, while under the Influence ot liquor.
orocured a shot-sma ana went to toe hotel and In
stantly aiiiea m. stagie, an opposition aentist.
Washing'on. August 11: The assistant
United States treasurer at NewYork has been In
structed to porcnaae two ana a nair muuon dollars
worm or unitsa elates oonas ior tne unsung tuna.
S .n Francisco. August 11: Captain Eads
met the members of the chamber of commerce and
other gentlemen this evening and gave bis views at
lengm regarding tne snip raiiroaa across tne ism-
Galveston, AugUBt 11 : A News special from
Dallas says tbe State convention to day nominated
Governor O. U . Roberts for governor on tbe Brat bal
lot. L. J . Storey waa nominated by acclamation for
New York, August 11: A horBe was work
ing on a platform hoisting feed to-day at 041 Hud
son street when the plait orm broke and be fell Into
tbe yard below. Instantly killing airs. Sarah Spears,
agea nityiour years.
Dsmoines. August 11: Hon. D. P. Stubbs,
of Fairfield, wasnomlnated lor conereBSby tbe
GrenioacKers af Mount neasant to-day. The con
vention passed a resolution favoring the establish'
men t oi people's savings oanaa.
JNew i org, August II: Dr. Tanner is in
good health and spirits. He breakfasted on eight
een stewed oysters, tbree eraccers ana eight ounces
or miuc lie ate pieces ot watermelon ai intervals.
His dinner consisted ot ntteen stewea oysters.
Pittsbarg, August 11: iooy Hrtegol, a
saloon-keener of AUeeheny City, was arrested this
afternoon, ctiarged with tbe murder of bla wife,
mho died last Sunday from tbe effects of a mis
carriage, alleged to have bsen caused by his bru
Bdthnrst, N. B., August 11: Tne Catho
lic church here Is In flames . Tbe fire Is said to bave
been caused by a snark from Temole's mill. Tbe
convent Is In tne cre-itest possible danger, as well
as tbe parsonage. The loss Is heavy; Insurance
New York. August 11: Inspectors Jtvne
and Hambews, local Inspectors, not bavlng paid any
attention to tne indictments found against them in
connection with the Seawanbaka disaster, tbe United
States commissioner has Issued bench warrants for
Chicago, August 11: A special to tbe
Inter-Vcean from Princeton. Illinois, says that a
man named James H. Klndley, for a wager of five
hundred dollars, commenced a twenty ds fast to
day. He is allowed all the beer he can drink, but
no iooa or water.
New York, August 11: Proposals to sell
bonds to the government to-dav acaresate Stf .282.-
100, of whicb the secretary of the treasury accented
S2.n25.000 at 102.35 to 102 44 for sixes of 1880;
at 104 68 to 104.74 tor sixes of 1881, and 102.08
to tor nvea. .
St. Louis, August 11: A special to the
PoH-Dupatek from Hoberty, Missouri, says tbe
west-bound express train on the Waba&h toad ran
Into an open switch there about twelve o'clock last
night, nearly demolishing three locomotives In
walling. Nobody burt.
r ;ui tj-v i ..i if. v n r n r
Louisville, bas boogbt the property and franchises
oi me Liuie iioca waierworas company at puoim
sale: ortee. ebrblr thousand dollars. A new eom-
panv. tbe Little Back water company, has been or
ganized ana wui in laaire operate tbe works.
Louisville, August 11: Sprague, president
of the ear company, declined to make any conces
sion whatever to the moQlOers. but consented to al
low tbem to return to work at former wages, it some
assurance was given that aootber strike anonld not
ne nasuiy inaugurated, xnts was declined.
JNew xork, August II: ibe insurance
npon the property of the Lumber export company,
destroyed by Srs yesterday at Hunters Point. Is dis
tributed among twenty-one city eempantes, eight
een American companies and twelve foreign com
panies, ine insurance aggregaied i4,tu.
New York. August 11: S. L. Birlow,
Benjamin v. sura, james uueu, txepoeu xaoor,
Caotasaw. P Bmlth and Xdgar Weeks engineer, In
dicted for manslaughter in oonoectlon with the Se-
wanhanka. ckvs bHll In five thousand dollars eacn.
Others Immediate lj Interested In the vessel will give
bauto-awnow. .... ,-
FittBUura., Annual ii tne uesrern nai:
association ruftt In regular monthly session to-aa?
and pas9fd the following resolution: "Resolved,
that ibis asiio iatioo rerfflrm tbe erd price ot tbrre
dollars made and adopted en tbe tweutr eighth
ultimo." The association adjourned to meet In two
weeks from to-day. ...
New York. August 11: Tua Evening
Pott announces that burglars blew open a sure at
Clarksvtlle,B8reen count, New York, last night and
obtained securities of the St Joseph and Pacific
railroad company, and of the Kansas acd Nebraska
railroad company, mined at twentr-av thousand
dollars and belonging to T. Edgar Hunt. .
New Toik. Aaeust. 11: Tbe coin mission on
tbe International exhibition devoted Its session this
morning to a discussion of tbe by-laws. It In pro
vided In the bj-laws that no obligation shall be in
curred and no money be drawn from tbe treasury of
tbe ecmmlssion (HI the amount prescribed bj eon
gress Is subscribed and not less than ten per cent,
thereof paid In, nor till an'organlzallon Is effected.
An executive committee was appo.nted and In
structed to open sobaerldtlon books. A committee
was also appointed to Issue an address to the people
ot lhe Dotted States.
Montreal, Augatt 11: This aftercon.
while Napoleon Brontjeax, flour and feed merchant,
waa engaged In storing some thirty tons of bran on
the second floor ot bis store, the buildlog collapsed,
burying thbteen persons, mostly lads engaged there.
One, Zsroot P-aa. aged eleven, was Instantly killed.
Two, Islder SfWseHojc, twlve, aud J. Morgan,
thirteen, were seriously Injured. The otbeo escaped
with slight bi-ulies,
80L.DIEKS' BKUJNIOX .
At Colasaas,Oklo,Broghtt si BrU-
llaat CIohc Yeaterday Atterasoii. .
President Hayes aad Other Kwtabllltlea
Present Haweoek'a Hole vf Regret.
Columbus, August 12. The third and
last day ef the reunion opened with the usual
salute of thirty-eight guns and reveille of
bugle ana drum corps. Finer weather than
that of to-day could not have been desired.
The grand parade of the veterans of the late
war t03l place to-day. H,ica regimental or
ganisation, with its old battle flags and en
signs, preceded by the attending military
companee, and followed by great troops
of cavalry, coinp.ed the procession, which
waa ever three miles in length. In some tew
cases but one member of a regiment was in
the procession, but that one carried .the old
1 tg. It is estimated that fifteen thousand
mn were ia the procession and seventy live
housand spectators, lhe men Quartered at
Camp Columbus assembled in front of their
respective quarters and organized into com-,
panies and regiments, forming promptly at a
Quarter to nine o'clock in the morning, and
at nine o'clock moved toward the city. The
organizations quartered in the city assembled
oa Sixth street, the right resting on
Broad, and were ready to move at half-past
nine. The visiting an 1 resident military
for .Tied on Third street, with their right resting
Broad, and the carnages containing the Pres
idential party acd other distinguished guests
were assembled on Broad, between fourth
and Six h street?. General C. C. Walcott,
grand marshal of the day, arranged the fol
lowing order and route of procession: Mar
shal and Aids; Barricks band; United S ates
troops. Colonel Anderson commanding; Pal
mer Guards, (Japtain Wed Brown; fourteenth
regicni'ntal band; Fourteenth regiment, Colo
nel Freeman commanding; Cadet band;
Columbus Cadets, Captain Comstock; Gov
ernor's Guards, Captain Daly commanding;
Ex Soldiers and Sailors drum corp; Oid Ab3;
Ex-Soldiers and Sailors' association of Colum
bus; George K.Nash; tbe Presidsnt; distin
guished visitors in carriages; disabled sol
diers in carriages; band; General J. Jones,
commandant ot camp and stuff; Visiting or
gan zttion bands; commandant and stair;
mounted cavalry: Iweuty-seccnd Umo bat
tery, Major If. N. Nail commanding; Oid
Ace Brown Guard?: veterans, lhe streets
tcrough which tbe procession passed were
lined witu peoplo, who greeted the veterans
and distinguished guests with cheers, free
ident Hajei and General Sherman were
greeted with prolonged cheers. Carriages
containing tbe f resident, General bherman,
General Ninberkxon and Lieutenant Clem,
coutd hardly pass along on account of the
people trying to shake hands with the Presi
dent. Men climbed on the carriage to grasp
the President's hand. Many things in tbe
procession recalled to memory many luci
dents of the war, among which were Sher
man a bummers, the nigs that were cap
tured. the dUcs of ordnance of tbe two old
batteries, ''Old Abe," the war-eagle, which
attracted much attention, and "Old Bui.
the only snrviving.horse of tbe;Ohio;volunteer
cavalry. 1 be procession disbanded at noon,
when the President and General Sherman
talked to the Franklin county association a
The Presidential party leave for Washing
ton at midnight.
President Haves remarked to-day that the
reunion of ex-soldiers and sailors of O.uo wes
the largest he bad ever heard of or attended.
The people are leaving for their homes to
night in great numbers, but find considerable
difficulty in accom-nodation. On the whole,
the order and good conduct ot tbe people at
tending the reunion was very marked.
Tbe following is General Hancock s letter
Govbshob's Island, New York Harbor, 1
July 18, 1880. f
To J. W. Hyers, Secretary of the Ex-Soldiers and
Manors' association, no. 14 norm uign street,
dkab cib -It would srlve me tbe sreatest pleasure
to ba present on tbe occasion of tbe reunion ot the
soldiers and sailors of Ohio and adlotnloa States, on
the tenth, eleventh and twelfth of august. If my en
gagements would permit, me, but as tbey do not, I
reluctantly decline your kind Invitation. Hoping the
reunion, as I feel sure It will, a-ay prove Interesting
and agreeable to all concerned. I am very truly yours,
, WINFLKLD 8. HANCOCK.
Calllwa for Cstaku
New York. August 12. The executive
committee of the World's Fair commission
have adopted a resolution requiring ten per
cent, of the subscription to be paid January
1, lesl. and ten per cent, evary sixty days
thereafter Tbe executive committee also
state that the address to.the people could not
be ready for thirty days, and would not be
made public then if thought premature.
Mayor Cooper declined the chairmanship of
the executive committee and W. li. strong
was chosen. Mayor Cooper said that it would
be desirable to hold the exposition in Central
park, but that special legislation would b9
required to this end. Several committees
were appointed and tbe executive committee
adj arned, surjeot to the call of the chair.
Washington. August 12. The treasury
department to-dav ouictused three hundred
and fifty thousand lunces of fine silver to be
delivered at the Philadelphia, San Francisco
and New Orleans mints.
Tbe treasury department to-day issued
orders providing lor the shipment of stand
ard silver dollars from the mints of the
United States at theexpets; of the purchaser
in sums ot five hundred dollars or any mulU
pU thereof upon the deposit ot .United
States notes, fractional currency, silver oin
or national bank notes with -ny assistant
treasurer or national bank depository.
Smaller sums will be sent by mail free of
postage, at tbe ribk ot tbe party to whom
Chwrett Baralag In Massaehasetts.
Marblbbbad, August 12. The Univer-
saliat church was burned by incendiaries this
morning. Loss, twenty-five thousand dot
lars; insurance, four thousand. B. Hooper,
fancy goods, occupied the basement. Loss.
four thousand dollars; insurance, twenty-two
Bad te Kat Can.
Richmond, Aupnst 12. In the Hendricks
county court, J. W. Hoeniger re'osed to
serve with a negro juror. The judge im
posed a fine of two hundred and titty dollars
and ten days imprisonment. Hoeniger sub
sequently consented to setve and the penal
ties were removed.
Correct Klaares for Bt. liaata.
St. Louis, August 12. Special Agent
Sawyer, of the census bureau, completed his
labor ot revising the work or the census
enumerators this afternoon and left to-night
tor Louisville, where he will perform similar
work, tie mats the population of St. Louts
Xadlaa Bckaal CklMMa.
St. Louis, -August 12. Colonel Miles. In
dian agent, will leave Fort Reno, Indian
Territory, on the eighteenth instant, in
charge of eighteen Cheyenne and Arripabo
children, who are to be placed in the school
at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, or Hampton, Vir
ginia. Several chiefs will accompany the
RULE OR RUIN
The Avowed Policy or that Factloa of
the Democracy which Would Drag
ia the Mod the Fair Fame and
, Jfamelor the State of Ten
nesseeA Bolt '
That Kay Give the Grand Old Common
wealth to the Republicans In the
iSfext Election Time for Honest
tten to be Up and Doing, In ;
Order to Avert Danger.
Hon. John T. Wright, of Maury, tbe
Nominee of Those who Desire to
Keep Undeflled Their Own Good
" "Karnes by , Defendlas the
- - Credit of the State.
Special to the Appeal.!
Nabhtillb, August 12. When the con
vention reassembled it proceeded to a second
ballot. When Moore county was called a
delegate arose and said, that of the delegates
from that county three still remained.
W. B. Sadler, of Bobertson, said that tt was with
sadness that the general who bad fought many bat
tles for tbe Democracy bad fallen. The general had
stood by tbem through the thickest of the tight, but
when It was inevitable tbe general took bis depart
ure. As ibe general fell, and the colors of Bob-rt-son
was abjut to go down, 'Squire Walker and him
self grasped tbe nag. Immense applause I Tbey
were few In number, but big In tbe principles of
undying Democracy. Applause. 1 Tbey bad a con
sultation alter midnight, and eich one decided
what he would do. They said tbey were Democrats
and were Instructed by Bobertson eonnty tt vote fer
a submission plank, but as the majority bad voted
down tbat plank, and, being true Demoorats and
determined to aland by tbe Democratic vrtnelples,
tbey proposed to stand by the pi ttform made by tbe
convenlion and to support tbe nominee on that
platform. lApplause.l Sink or swim, survive or
perish they were with the convention. Applause.1
Bobertson county proposed to east Its twenty-two
votes solid for the war-horse, JoC. Guild. lAp
plause.l Loud calls were then made for 'Squire G.
W. Walker, who arose and bowed. - The
convention insisted on his going to the stand.
and he did so amid a general outburst ot ap
plause. 1 On reaching tbe stand be was again
cheered. He said: "I thank you for the
compliment bestowed upon me." Ap
Judge George B. Phelaft, of Shelby, said
Chat out of respect to what Governor Marks
had done for Shelby during the epidemio of
1879, Shelby cast ber vote in compliment ot
Marks. . "
D. M. Burke, of Warren county, said that
as himself and Mr. Whitson were the only
two left in tbo convention applause, they
would vote for Wright. Applause.
The second ballot stood:
Bjrd, 280; Campbell, 343; Guild, 158;
Wright, 369; Marks, 123.
In this ballot the Shelby county delegation
cast its full vote for Marks on account of his
action toward Memphis during the epidemio
Mr. J. C. Bradford, of Davidson, said that
Elias Polk, colored, a life-long Democrat,
was in the hall and desired to give in his ad
hesion to the Democractio party and express
bis determination to support the nominee
dnd tbo platform of the convention. Crits
of "Bring him to the stand."
General Frank Cheatham Yes, bring
Elias in and let as hear him talk.
. The chair appointed General Cheatham
and Mr. J. C. Bradford to escort Mr. Polk to
the stand. Laughter a.l load applause.
Tbe committed found Polk in the rear of the
hall. As General Cheatham came np tba
aisle with his band on Polk's arm, the con
vention gave vent to loud applause, which
was taken up and re-echoed.
The Chair Allow me to introduce to yon
Elias Polk, bodv servant of that distinguished
citizen James K. Polk, aod who was with
that gentleman in the White House while he
was President of tbe United States. Ap
plause. Elias Polk said:
nwwn.mfiiN While standing In this hall I have
been witnessing the proceedings of this convention
for tbe past two days. It Is a sad thing for me to
see tbe affairs of the State of Tennessee at this
Juncture In such a condition. I am a Democrat
one of those Jackson, Polk, and Jefferson Demo
crats. I Applause, j 1 see noi tew oiu men uers
that were along In the better days. We are on
tbe eve of a great national fight one whose equal I
reckon has never been known since tbe days of
1844- IVOClterous applause. i nut i must aayw
this convention tbat we should stand together like
men, and tbe victory Is ours. We will as certainly
win as tbe sun now beams over our heads. L for
one. am for Hancock and English, r Applause. I
expect to bear the standard through tbe country it
my physical strength will allow me. (Laughter.)
But tnere was one lovugnt l came near lurKetuug-.
iru-iirmtn State credit. ILood applause. 1 And
while I believe In State credit I want tbe State to
pay sirs, roue ner nonas. luproaxious ana pro-
ongea cneeruig. i
This round of applause had hardly ceased
before there was another outburst of enthusi
asm by Byrd and Gaud being withdrawn.
air. Uornick, ot A.nox, said tnst as a repre
sentative from East Tennessee, which bad
cast its fall strength for Colonel Robert K.
Byrd. he desired to withdraw that gentle
man s name. i&pptause.
Colonel J. J. Turner, ot bumner, said be
withdrew the name of Judge Jo C. Guild.
A. delegate from Rhea, whose name could
not be ascertained, said : "1 desire it to be
understood tbat I am not a bolter, but stick
by tbe Democracy through thick and thin."
The convention naa rroceeuea to me mira
ballot when delegations commenced to
fhano-fi their votes to Wright. Benton
county, through General R. N. Hood, was
the first to change ner vote, ana cast; ir, eoua
for Wright. Knox county, through Mr.
Frank M. Moses, and Shelby county next, and
WiUon county, through Dr. R. L. C. White,
third. While a general change of votes was
in progress Colonel T. E. Richardson with
drew the name oi ueeerai a. vv . ampoen.
Every county except Weakley made a com
plete change of the vote. Wright received
1303 18 21, and Marks 2 4-21. Wekley coun
ty, the only one divided, cast 1 13 zt votes ur
Wright and 2 4 21 for Marks. The general
change to Wright was received with continu
ous outbursts of applause, and when that
gentleman was declared the nominee the ap
plause was almost wiinour, limit. .
lhe chair appoint ;a me loiiowing commit
tee to escort the nominee to the stand:
General A.W. Campbell, Colonel R. K. Byrd,
W. H. Carroll, General R. N. Hood, A. B.
Upshaw, L. D. Cardwell and George Wash
lieneral w rig lit was received witn a per
fect outburst of enthusiasm. General Camp
bell, Colonel Byrd. and Judge J. C. Guild
made speeches endorsing the nominee and
platform. General Campbell then introduced
General Wiight, saying:
I Introduce to vou tbe next governor of Tennessee.
a man whom I have known from childhood op. a
man wbo has been true to every trust that has been
committed to blm, a man more than anything else
true to honor ana tne oooor ui nis Dative ntw, a
man wbo will carry in tnumpn tne oanner or toe
party and wbo will never permit It to trail In tbe
dust. (Immense applause.
General Wright was greeted with great
cheering. After the applause had subsided,
General Wright said:
GKDTLBXlUt OF THB OOITEtTIOX AH D PlXtAW
CrriziNS I appear before you for the purpose of
correcting a mistake wblcb I find In tbe papers of
this morning, which slate that I would not accept
the nomination of ibis body If tendered me. I oome
lo accept the nomination unanimously lenaerea me
by this great convention, and to express my hearty
approbation of tbe noble resolutions which you bave
adopted. Tbey are truly Democratic In every sense,
and I can lay my nana aa my Dean ua say irury
tbat I never accepted a trust from tbe bands of my
party with greater pleasure and with stronger faith
In success than I do this one. On account of some
alssatlsf action with a portion of your action here,
some have withdrawn and have predicted
the death , of tbe Democratic party. During
my llle the same prediction has been made
more than once. Standing here In tbe presenm of
this large assemblage of Democrats from every por
tion ot this State, and witnessing the courage and
enthusiasm displayed on all sides. It would be diffi
cult to pronounce this a corpse. The Democratic
party carried this country through peace and war,
and saw It rise from colonies to a Union of groat
and nrosnerous States. It administered the govern
ment with economy and wisdom, and under It tbe
people were prosperous and happy. Kven amid tbe
fire and persecutions of tbe cruel civil war it still
lived; and at tbe end, though weakened and power
leas. It still lived as a separate political organiza
tion. Its trusted leaden In the great north-called
its broken columns together, and district after dis
trict, and Stale after litate fell Into line until
U got control ot tbe two houses of
congress, and In 1876 succeeded in electing a noble
son of New York to tbe Presidency, wbo would be
there to-day but for the most gigantic fraud tbat
ever startled tbe American people. Tbe people sub
mUtsd to this with a degree of patience and forbear
ance almost unknown In history. lour years bave
JLaHI SAT sin t'-.;s.'-
SADDLES, HARNESS, COLLARS,
. Saddlery Hardware and Leal her,
299 MAIN ST. ca. MEMPHIS.
fV With all of tbe latest lmnroved machlnorr we are now mannfactarlns our Fall ritnrkr. tnn nn.
pared to compete roooes-nlir with any market In the
T lt Tickets sold good for
MEMPHIS & CHARLESTON II. HU,
Cairo, HU l.ouis and N. O. IS. IX.,
' : Illinois Central Railroad.
$12 ROUMB TRIP I
tWIty tblfi line yon aire OflLY OKE A I GOT OH THE BOAD.
. Ton arrive In Chicago many honrs In ad ranee of any other
line, because this route ia Many miles the Shortest. .
SVAveld ike extra expeaae aad aaaeeeaaary travel fcy aalasr via ttraad Jstf.
Una aa Cairo. JOHN CHAHBEBLII,
Pammtcrr Asrat "! , .!. W. O. K. St. and a 1 Vt. R.
again rolled around, and to-day It Is safe to declare
tbat Wlntteld a Haneoek and William H. English
are the President and Vlee-Piesldent of oar country
In the hearts and minds ot the people. Th great
struggle Is going on, and tbe eves of tbepeopie ot
tbe Union are upon tou in Tennessee, we have a
solid south. It Is said. It Is so, and thank God for
that solid sootb eolld for tbe comtKutlon, solid for
honest government,, solid against frauds and
monopolies, solid lor the great leader of tbe Union
army. Win field 8eott Hancock, and last, but not
least, solid for a strict maintenance of tbe public
faith, State aod national. With these Democratic
principles Inscribed upon jour banner I wilt take It
and will earn U to the mountains and green valleys
of tbe mighty east, tbe home of my venerable
friend who bas Just addressed you. Colonel Byrd, and
preseDt It to tbe pore and patriotic Democracy there.
I will bring tt across the mountains to tbe plains and
valleys ot Middle Tennessee, to the west, the home
of my honorable Mend General Campbell, who
was the companion of my boyhood, the
friend of my manhood, and wb : baa
my friendship and affection like that of a brother.
My ftlead asked me the other day If I did not want
to vote for him. I told him to sneak ths olaln truth
tbat I did not, but as to which of us should be nom
inated I was tbe worst Bung jury ne ever saw. witn
these nrlnctnles I feel tbat I can co forward and
look honest men In tbe face and ask for their sup
port, t or years tne nnnappy spectacle nas neen
g resented of Democrats Quarreling among them
selves about otrr state obligations, while our oppo
nents have been chuckling over our divisions and
seeking to prvtit by our dissensions. . But we are
no loneer divided. we are to-day nailed.
and we stand together doing battle under the same
a jg. tome. It is t- ue. bave gooe away from us, aRd
to them I say: Erring broiher, depart In peace, and
when In November next you bear tbe shouts of vic
tory without, and heboid tbe country returned to Its
at.cient principles, bow your hearts will long to come
amm to the old shlo. After long and lonesome
searches for some place to rest, you shall dnd your
limbs torn with briers, ana your new allies raltn
lesa: and helo lees vou shad cast longing glances at
tbe columns moving to tbe music ot the old-line
buttle. Sie and drum. Tou will come back again.
Again, when yon get weary, and your feet become
sore, remember tne pathway which leads to
our door. We have at toogih presented
the tsaiie to tbe- DeoDle. tbe sovereign
rulers of the land, and by tbem tt shall be sealed
and put forever at rest, and that, too, without op
pressive or burdensome taiM'on.nponani o.
ham ma somewnere oi a tabled island In tbe si
on wblcn the surrounding tribes from adjacent
islands meet year after year to engage In deadly
strife for the poouossion. At length, when tbe usual
aeiuon for bloodshed arrives, an old man with
hi to enrla and trembllns! limbs calls unon his tribe
to kneel and pray to Neptune that b would strike
the unhappy Island with his trident and remove for
ever tbe cause of strife and contention from the
earth. Let us trust, gentlemen, and pray tbat tbe
Democracy of Tennessee may in the coming
election with their mighty trident, the
ballot-box. remove from our midst this
voracious question of tbe State debt and bring
peace and victory to our party. Gentlemen, thank
ing yon In my heart with lee tngs which no words ot
mine can express for tbe h b honor which you
h,n eonraiTed nrjon me. and with the oromlse on
my part to leave no stone unturned to render myself
unworthy of your confidence, lam prepared to go
forth and appeal alone to the Judgment and con
science and honor of tbe people. I shall abase not,
but try and persuade. But If our platform of prin
ciples be assailed or personal attacks Indulged In,
I will show tbe assailant that there are blows to be
given as well as blows to he received.
M. D. L. Stewart, of Shelby, offered the
following resolution: -Benntnta.
That the exeeuttve committee be re
quested to recommend in the next call for a State
convention to the several counties to elect one dele
gate for every two hundred votes cast tor the Demo
cratic candidate for President at the next November
election In 1880. and one for every fraction over one
hundred and under two hundred votes, provided that
no county shall nave less hub one ueiegaie, .
Colonel Tillman and Major James D
Richardson strongly opposed tbe adoption of
the resolution, fending the consideration
of the resolution, Msjor J. D. Richardson
moved that the convention adjourn tint die.
wnich motion prevai.ed.
Jadse Joka V. Wclsht.
Hon. John V. Wright, of Columbia, was
born in M XSatrv county, lennessee; studied
medicine. ' and. while practicing, evinced
much abilitv as a doctor. He studied law
and made a brilliant practice: was three
times elected to congress, the first time before
be was twenty-five years old; was elected a
oclonel in a Confederate regiment, and while
irallantlv leading bis men at Belmont. Mis
souri, had his horse shot from under hiia and
himself wounded: was complimented for gat
lantry while serving in the Confederate army;
was elected to the Confederate congress.
without his solicitation and without making a
speech, he being with the army. Since the war
he has resumed tbe practice ot nis profes
sion at Columbia. Tennessee. - He has occu
pied the bench, and ia the judicial capacity
gave universal satisfaction. As an orator
and public debater he is tbe peer of any man
in the whole country. His invincibility oa
the stumo has been recognised aad acknowl
edged. His firm physique and charming con'
versational powers, together with the mag'
netic influence of his cental nature, eminentlv
qualify him for the position. Judge Wnpht
is now in the vigor of mature manhood, il
wai a member of the Federal congress before
tbe late war aad be, it will be remembered,
bad a lively tilt npon one occasion with John
Sherman, now secretary of tbe treasury, in
which he (Wright) came on victorious. ;
Oar Caadiaate Slereaadod
Special to tbe Appeal 1
Nashtillb, August 12. Judge 'John
V. Wright, the Democratic nominee, was sere
naded bv a band or music at Ui Maxwell bouse to
DlgbL Great enthusiasm prevailed, and Wright's
auDearanee was e reeled with tremenduous applause.
which lasted several minutes. Judge Wright made
an eloQueotlspeecb, indorsing every action tat the
convention. This was tbe most Important contest
since the war. Commercial communities did not
desire to depredate Just obligations and there was
universal rejoicing all over tbe land when tbe State
credit platform had been adopted. He announced
tbat be would go to Milan to-morrow, where he
would speak In Joint debate with Hawkins and Ed
wards. Judge T. w. Brown, of Shelby, said he Klolced to
know tbat tbe convention bad placed Itself in line
wttb tbe National Democratic pUtforin. General
Hancock would be rejoiced to leara tbat Tennessee
was no longer a repudiating State, and tbat the
Democrats bad determined on an honest settle
ment Applause. Tnat grand statesman had
been notified of tbe action ot this convention.
Hon. James Tillman, chairman of tbe conven
tion, said ibe State-credit men In tbe convenlion
bad made eoncesslohs until concessions euold no
longer be mane. Tbe repudlators bad come to tbe
convention with the Intention of bolting whatever
might be tbe action of tbe convention, aod nothing
could change their resolution except aosolute con
cession to tbelr every demand. fApplause. .
Mr. Holmes Cummins said he was very tired and
was not prepared to make a speech. Tbe conven
tion had done good work yesterday and to-day, and
from this time forward success will attend tbe Dem
ocratic party In Tennessee.
Cal;s were then made for Mr. Colyar. Mr Colyar
arose and made a sptech, in which he attacked
Mr. Savage and Mr. Wilson for accepting a fee in
defending tbe new Issue. Mr. Savage bad Intro
duced a bill to tbat effect, and was appointed in
pursuance of tbe bill. Tbe payment ot tnac res
might Just as w 11 be submitted lo a vote of the
people as the State debt.
Mr. Savage was seen near and calls were made ror
him. He said tbe expenses hid been more than tbe
fee in the ease. He then attacked Col jar's private
character in a very violent manner. Yells were made
tor Collar . . '
Me. Colyar commenced on Savage's personal char
acter, and In a speech of bait an hour
raked blm fore and aft. He snowed tbat ue per
sonal t flections of Savage against his iColyar's
character were without warrant.
Mr.eavaaeattemotedtoreoly.bat the eon fusion
was so gieal tbat he oould not be heard. As a Bgbt
was feared, under instructions of the proprietors ot
tni hotel, the Uirhu ware tnmad out. and Savage
was requested to go elsewhere to speak. Savage
United 8la'ea. We earnestly solicit your order.
Angusf IStb, 14tb, 15tb,
went In front of tbe Colon and American block,
where be responded to Colyar. .
A rght occurred In the crowd, and a Savage man
nocaea a utiyar man aown ana was arrested.
Judge I Wright bas received congratulatory dis
patches from all parts ot tbe State.
' rare bosytkrsj.
Special to the Appeal
Nasbvtixk: Augntt 12 Tbe rumD con
vention met In the Porto block this morning, and
subsequently adjourned to the senate chamber.
Chairman Williams said tt was not necessary fur tbe
aeiegaies to wear tneir oaoges. xnern waa to be no
red-tape In the people's convention. Thereupon the
memoers wiin one aeooro, tors on IM btta oi red
rlboou pinned to their coat.
nr. wutiams surrendered tbeebalr to Mr. Beaslev
and made remarks deoreeaUng a portion of tbe reso
lutions onerru py me committee on platrorm, de
nouncing the Btate-oredlt men, and entered a protest
against denunciations. He would move tbe adop
tion of tbe Gamer resolutions in lien.
Mr. Snodgrass, the leader of tbe repudtatlonlsts,
said tbe convention misconstrued tbe meaning of
the resolutions, and expressed a willingness to
modify. - v
Henry Suodgrasss, a brother of the leader of the
faction, said the Gamer resolutions would not meet
the popular approbation.
After the convention bad adopted the platform tbe
chairman modified it: some portions of tbem bstng
so violent and absurd In character as to lead to ibe
belief that even a repudlatloulst could not stomacb
Mr. Wllsm took tbe stand and spoke In a weak
voice. lie expected to support the action of the
convention In a speech eighty miles from Ntsbvllle
to-morrow. He was going lo speak In every county
and was nut afraid oflbe ultimate result ot the con
tent. He Intended to wlu recognition from Cartf r to
Shelby. He wanted no office, but would be willing
to bave bis otber arm eut off It the oJ:er wing would
recognize their principles.
Mr. Savage being called for sild tbat being a
member of the body be would say but little. The
low-tax party was the party of progress, and was the
people's party. Tbe other wing bad money and
railroads; bis wing had the people, and also old
man Savage, who was not much but would be In tbur
light He wanted no offioe, and bad not fer thirty
years wanted any. Men sent out to fight would find
Bavage all along tbe Udo of battle. He would rather
see tbe people free than be governor for one hun
Mr. J. Besaley said tbat Mr. 8avage had failed to
express his regrets at leaving the otber wing. He
was very glad ot this, and glad to ;aet away from
The resolutions were modified and thM ainnijwi
air. d. r. wuson, or Bumner, was unanimously
nominated for governor. . Mr. Wilson said ba
would accept tbe nomination, and, although the
short time allowed blm, he said be would maks as
strong a canvass as be could.- He said bewoold
speak ninety-five miles from here to morrow. He
remarked tbat the only underlying thought
and principle was between the masses and
the government. Matters ' of ' graver Im
portance, be said, were to be entertained
than the governorship. He waa willing to sacrifice
all be bad and all he expecTed to have In the ap-
5 roach log canvass. Be returned thanks for the
onor conferred, and nromlaed to earn the h.tnnar
of his party to success, fls advised all ot the mem
oers ot nis party to go nome ana work In tbe Inter
est of his party and uphold their hands In this ex
citing eon test.
rue iouowing executive committee was ap
pointed: moots Ttrmeute. waiter 8. Bmnsrord, w. h.
Xartbman, of Davidson; D. D. Hollman, of Bobert
son; Beese K. Henderson, ot Butherford; D. IT. Wal
lace, of Warren.
Hsr Tennessee . A. XI. Lambeth. Ir.. of Rardev-
man; B. C Bledsoe, of Shelby; J. 11. Troutt, of
Weakley; 8. C Hearne. of Henry.
Scut Tennestee - W. H. H inoock, of Polk; Lloyd
Sullen, of Greene; & B. Northrop, of Bledsoe; W. F,
Gamples, of Monroe; B. A. Sloan, of M'Mlnt.
Mr. Jones, o( Butherford, moved tbat tbe conven
tion give three cheers and a tiger for D. L. Snod
grass, tbe recognized leader of the party. Carried,
tbe members rising In their seats and waving tbelr
hats and cheering vociferously.
jar. Bnoagrass enerea tne t 'i lowing resolutions:
soimd. Tbat this convention declare Its heart
annrovalof the determination of Governor alhart
8. Marks not to accept thenoalnatlon for governor
uirou viauuKm iu nimuiuy to Ull people, ana in- -
dorse tbe manly statements enunciated In his letter
declining such a nomination.
Re(Aied. That In tbe name of that nennla m ten.
der to him our unqualified lhauka, and applaud tbe
Bcuon aa roe noeiest oi nis me ine sacrifice of per
sonal ambition to the good o( bis country. Adopted
xno oonvenuonuen sojourned. ......
' Associated freea Dispatch.
NASBrnxn, August 12. A platform was
adapted by tbe repodlatlonlsts, which contains all
tbe essential principles of repudiation. In tbe
preamble they dub themselves the Democratic
party, and claim that tbey are denied elsewhere tbe
right to reflect tbe will of tbe party and
tne people by men who presumed to be
managers and masters of the party. Tbey charge
manipulation and fraud upon the part et the rail
roads, declaring such combinations to be destruct
ive or liberty and prosperity, and a subverslon-ot
Democratic principles. Tbey denounce such com
bination pretending to be Democratic as un-D -mo-eratlc.
Tbey then approved tbe National Democratic
platform and all its principles, except tbe one advo
cating the preservaU-wi of state and national credit,
favoring the payment of tbo Slate oebt proper,
which la something over two millions dollars.
Tbey deny the validity of the bonds Issued ror war in
terest, oppose making coupons receivable for taxes,
and favor the demagogue plank of 1878, by which
questions were submitted lo the people. They favor
a liberal and effllent public school system; oppose
eom petition between convict and free la. or; favor
taking the burden of taxation from tbe laboring
class and putting In on railroads, eapltalUts, in
comes ana salaries, and legislation against railroad
Tbe State-credit: Democrats nominated John V.
Wright, a stralgb out debt-pay lng Democrat, as can
didate for governor
Tbe repudiatlonlsts held a meeting at which
seventy delegates were present, and nominated 8. V.
Wilson as a candidate for governor.
ANDKBSON - A nguit 12, 1880, at M'MlnnvlIle,
Tenn., Bkssis Andkrson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
John Anderson, aged 3 years.
Funeral will take place from No, 23 1 Union street,
tbls (FRIDAY) morning, at 11 o'clock. Friends ot
the family are Invited to attend
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l mAFiUE.ui ana tneir menas soma io
Chicago, win report promptly to y mrter ma-
tr G. V Hambaut at depot of ftieinnbls and
Cbarleftton Ballroad to-morrow (SAIUitDAYl uiorn
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tsy oroer k. u. w iLLiAiiau?,, js. i;.
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