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THE MBMEHIS-DAILYf APPEAIJEIDA, A'D'GTJST, 36, 1881.
.bmpiiis appeal TcrwM ofMnDscriptloir. DAILY. e copy, one year, ny man a rni'v six innnthS. IV mail.. 5 OO One copy, ono month, by mail... one copy, oho week, in city ........ WEKKLY. 1 UU S3 One eon,, one year ..1 o Ono copy, six months GALLAWAY A KEATING, M r GiiiaWAT.l 8!l Second 8treet, 1. m! KItinV r Memphis, Tenn. orKateml Kt ina soMtofri at Hem pftta, Trn ma Seconl-'l JlsUter. FRIIUY, AUGUST 26, 1881 THE BCSISESS Of 18MO-S1. - In the iue of the Appeal of the 1st of September next our readers will find - p.refullv urepared review of the trade of Memphis for the jear end ins on the 31st instant. Every depart ment of busineos will be represented iu columns, and the figures and facts of the commerce, trade and manufactures of Mem phis will he fairly and fully set forth. It is generally conceded that the city is hereafter to advance with rapid strides toward the des tiny which its founders marked out for it. The depression that resulted from the epi demies and business panics that have pre vailed since 1S67 has given place to a hopeful feeling inspired by the recent merciful ex emption from disease, the improvements that have signalized our new form of municipal and the projected railroad o ' - enterprises that are to secure us connect. r with the great grain-growing and meat J ducing regions oL the Xorthweau-bs- Kai Citv. the cotton lands of Central Missis- . y sippi and Alabama by way of Holly Springs and Selma, - and with the coal regions of Kentucky by the Paducah road. These railroads, with the Texas connec tion, which must be built by Mr. Hunting ton to connect the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad with the Southern Pacific, n Hearing completion, must make for Memphis a rapid increase in population and an ug. mentation of trade that will be one of the surprises of the last quarter of the century. To set these facts before the people of the country "on the 1st of September in honest moisture is the obiect the Appeal has in view, with the great purpose of attracting the attention of capitalists and investors who may thereby be induced to invest business and unite their fortunes with ours in building a great city. In order effectually to accomplish this, we phall . issue an un nsually laige addition larger than that of last year, so generally commended by the business public. We shall make it as com plete as possible, leaving nothing undone that a judicious expenditure of money, of time and labor will permit. It will be a pa per of which merchants can feel proud a fair reflection of their enterprise, thrift and in dustry. Already the promise for advertis ing is most encouraging, more so than it was at this time last year, and we feel assured that the paper will be an almost perfect pho tograph of the activities of a city whose his tory is one that has challenged the admira tion of mankind for a pluck and endurance without parallel in the annals of the world. OLD JOE BIOWS." An Atlanta correspondent of the New York World, writing that paper about the really wonderful growth of the commercial capital of Georgia, and of the part played by Senator Brown in bringing it about, makes this contrast between the "business politician'' who has directed all his energies toward the advancement of his State and two other Southerners whose' names the Smth. will not willingly let die: "Senator Lamar is never eccentric in his opinions or b.aring. He is a representative of the South as the North conceives the South affable, dignified, rhetorical, conservative. The same may be said of Ex-Senator John B. Gordon. But Senator Brown at the time of his first appearance in Washington surprised the Northern Senators by his blunt espousal of some progressive movement. 'And this man a Georgian?' they exclaimed in astonish ment, 'he is a very Puritan.' And so he is. Yet he is strikingly Southern, and, for that mitter, even peculiarly Georgian. He is .imply a Southerner who always believed in individual endeavor rather than social po sition and social forces, and in the Baptist Church rather than in the code. A silent, perhaps an unconscious contempt of the stilted and stupid follies of the old aristo cratic life was born and bred in him." RAILWAY CROOKEDNESS. New instances of the ways, " child-like aud bland," in which railroad business is dorie, are continually cropping out The N.w York Bonier and Broker says of the Manhattan Elevated Railroad in that city, which is now in legal trouble through debt, that " the records show subscriptions but no payments;" that Mr. Field, for instance, xhould be " compelled to pay for the stock he took and sold." We are clearly of the opin ion that the law should not presume, nor eveu consent to making the Manhattan company an insolvent until the capital stock subscribed is paid jn and exhausted. The Manhattan holds a lease of all the prop erty of the other elevated companies, and of tlii.i lease ourcotemporary says: "The trustees of the eleVated companies and the Manhat tan company were the same parties, and, in making the lease, simply contracted with themselves to the abhorrence of all equity." Is there not abundance of reason for saying that where corporate institutions are man. aged in the fashion peculiar to some of the railroads, the legislative power should step in as a regulator, so that these immense cor porations may be managed for the welfare of the public and the honest shareholder, that they be not left to the mercy of men who, as the Banker and Broker says, can retire with a fortune from the management of bankrupt roads. IK. Holland, editor of Scribner's Maga- sine, in an article in the current number of that periodical on Southern literature, in the course of which he very plainly deals with the wholesale puffery of persons who can never hope for more than a local name and fame, and that within the narrowest limits indulged in by country papers, refers grate fully to four now well-known authors Mrs. Fanny Hodgson Burnett, Mr. Cable of New Orleans, Mr. Harris of Atlanta, and Sidney lamer as an eviUeuce ot what the new South is accomplishing. Dr. Holland says that the literary school of New England is dying out, and that the North will welcome with no stinted praise and no niggardly hand the best that the .South can do. He de clares, moreover, that Scribner't Monthly could not lose its Southern contributors "without serious detriment to the interests of its re curring numbers and the value of its cumulating volumes." The Knoxville Chronicle announces that the Directors of the Knoxville Fair and Turf Association are contemplating adding a new and important feature to the proceed ings of the meeting that is to take place near that city at the close of October next. They invite all sellers and buyers of any kind of stock sheep, cuttle, horses, mules or hogs and of gram, to be present, and will have secretary or clerk to register the names of such as want to buy and such as want to sell and give each notice of the wishes of the other. Iu this way the Fair may be made for the farmers of Virginia, Kentucky, Geor- a and Alabama, as well as Tennessee, the j most notable event of each year. Blooded stock may find a ready market, and the As sociation in time become the responsible source of information as to pedigree and value. The attention of all who love books, and know how valuable they are as aids to con stant growth in right directions and the last ing influence they exert, is called to the lacl that the firemen of the city a most use ful and admittedly brave body of men are desiroUB of forming a library, whence they can draw at their pleasure, and as occasion may offer, for instruction as well as amuse ment To do so, they have appealed to the pablic for aid in contributions, either of money or of books, the latter being pre ferred. Already a few contributions have been made, but they are few, very few, not in number sufficient to encourage the firemen to believe that they will accumulate a library in a century. This is a reproach to our ap preciation of them, aud the desire they cher ish for self-improvement that should not be allowed to exist a day longer. In nearly every house in the city there are doubtless a few books with which the owners might part withont impairing their collections, and which would be very acceptable. Qood nov els, histories and works of travel would be especially appreciated. We appeal to the public in behalf of the firemen, and urge upon our citizens an early response. The Kew York World is right. The Democratic ticket in that State avowedlr beaten last fall by the : de fection of Tammany Hall in 1879. General Hancock was undoubtedly beat en by the Jlocal dissensions of the city DamnoHti in 1H8Q In iactin ill important elections for the past ten years the quarrels of Democratic politicians in that city have interfered with the casting of the full Demo cratic vote of the metropolis for the general ticket These are all facts admitted by all New York Democrats of intelligence, and they should have the effect of uniting them in support of the new county Democratic or ganization, and the final suppression of the "Halls" and the "Bosses.'' The Democracy of New York should set an example of order, unity and concord. The Cincinnati Southern Bailroad, which it was predicted would be an elephant in the bands of that city, and for the lease of which bids were made yesterday, is likely to become one of the chief factors in her prosperity, The earnings for the month of August, 1S81 will exceed those of the same month last year by more than $61,000, and the freight busi ness alone has assumed such immense pro portions in Cincinnati that the shipments are only handled by crowds of men, who work away into the middle of the night, and all this in spite of the great drawback of want of rolling stock. Nothing could better illus trate the value of railroads running through a well-settled agricultural country, or testify of the profits that in this section await the investment of capital in railroads. The Commissioners of Immigration in New York report a continually increased de mand for labor a demand that comes from almost every section of the country. Work has been unusually plentiful in the States of Kansas, Texas and South Carolina, and la borers unusually scarce. During the month of July alone the Commissioners sent nearly 7000 immigrants into these three States, and from nearly all of them come reports that they are hard at work, and well pleased with their situations. Good hands are paid eight een or twenty dollars per monm lor tneir assistance on farms; and many are making one dollar and fifty cents and two dollars per day for their services on railroads and in mines. Mr. Kendall, the New Orleans Democrat announces, has invented a machine that does the business of cleansing the' ramie fiber, wlilio Dr. Roberta kaa discovered a chemical that bleaches it to the whiteness of snow. Their experiments, not only with the ramie, but with ether fiber-producing plants, have, so the public is assured, been attended with the most gratifying success. So confident is the Democrat, it dares to say that "this entire problem, with its several ramifications, is completely and satisfactorily solved." If this prove true, ramie may some day come to contest with cotton the throne of Southern in dustries. The Missouri Republican still insists that the falling off in grain this year will be about fifty per cent, as compared with last year. In some parts of the South it will amount to seventy-five per cent, and in a few localities will prove a total loss. Corn will be in de mand this fall and winter, and prices will rule high, perhaps as high as $1 25 per bushel. Many farmers in this section will be compelled to buy largely to feed their stock, those especially who have continued the "practice of the fathers," and planted cotton to the exclusion of almost everything else. Things to be hoped for, and, what is better to be worked for, by all good Democrats in Mississippi and Virginia the triumph of the Democratic tickets in Mississippi and Vir ginia and the re-election of Lamar. Missis sippi owes it to herself to continue in his place in the United States Senate a man whose name is national and whose fame rests upan the solid basis of union, peace and con cord. Lamar is national and not sectional. He is a statesman, and not a narrow, con tracted, little-souled politician. In admiration of American character as exemplified in the person of Minister Mor ton, the Prefect of the Seine has notified the representative of the United States to what was once the court of Versailles that the name of the official res idence of the officer first named has been changed from Place dc Bitehe to Place da Etult-Unis. A casual reader would think any name preferable to Place de Bitche. However, aa a compliment was in tended, Mr. Morton should receive it as such What may be now called, perhaps, "the dynamite drama," has made its appearance on the stage, being a sort of highly shillalah- charged, anti-Britannic, IreKnd-for-the-Irish production, which casts the ordinary Irish drama in the shade. The first dramatic ex plosive of the series was announced to burst forth in Chicago last night in Charles E. Verner's play, Eviction, described by James Redpath as "that most effective Land League drama." A New York Ilerald correspondent, after visiting Delaware, estimates the yield of peaches on the whole Peninsula at less than 500,000 baskets. Whereupon the Wilming ton Gazelle remarks that if these baskets average two dollars to the growers, they will produce more profit to their owners than was received from peaches in some years when the crops were large. Mr. Jekxikqs's London letter, in the New xork World ot Sunday, goes to show that England is rapidly becoming an uncomfor table place for people with "vested interests" to live in, and that more and more English men of education and position are turning their eyes with hopeful or hopeless longing to the United States as the country in which rights of property are more secure than iu any other. Railroad Monopolists the men who have made vast fortunes by questionable leg islation procured by questionable methods indorse Vice-President Arthur as a very proper man to succeed to Garfield's place in case of his death, and so do all the bloody- shirt, stalwart politicians, but the masses think diflerently, and view with alarm a pos sibility fraught, as they belie ve, with direst consequencus to the country. CAMP SANS S0UCI, And the Delightful Times a Memphian is Experiencing Sear the Debon there of the Lakes. Saeketts Harbor, With. Its Cluster of Historical Recollections, Local Celeb rities and Genial Visitors, i Backetts Harbor. N. Y., August 20, 1881. Editors of the Memphis Appeal : Where is Saeketts Harbor? I have been domiciled at this place some weeks in camp "Camp Sans Souci" we call our place, which means "Don't care a continental. doesn't it? and have had qnerries from cor respondents in various sections of our "re united, to the effect as above. Now, my dear Colonel Keating, I am satisfied that you know where Saeketts Harbor is, for you are an editor, and editors know everything (you know), from eeotrraphv and the use of the clobes to the latest discoveries in ' Edison s laboratory and the progress ol the Ivceiy motor: but, nevertheless, there are American citizens who don t know where Saeketts Harbor is. didn't .know a few weeks ago, but I know now, and I know that there is not a place on this continent (and I have traveled, as I think you can vouch) where man, woman or child can take in the same value in cubic inches of pure air, good beef, lovely scenery, fine fishing, splendid sailing, quiet drives through a charming country nice friendly people and solid home com fort for the same money that we are getting all for in saeketts Harbor. 1 came down here from "the hills" a month airo. Have been roaming in search of health for a year. and have inst beeun to lind it 1 was sur prised the other day to see here an old friend from your city "the world u aaauUl," -TOTI pre. FI IS an bld- time Memphian resident in ante-bellum times. I knew him, and you knew him thirty or forty years ago. He is with you yet An honored citizen, and his long brown beard is only slightly sprinkled with silver yet 1 am a wanderer, but my heart still turns to Memphis as borne, the home oi my young manhood, the home of beloved dust, the home I would choose for the final sleep. I met my old friend, and we had glorious sail on the bay, and parted as men must and part in this world, perhaps never to meet again, perhaps to meet unexpectedly as now. Last summer I spent on the sea shore, where Massachusetts bares her rugged breast to the Atlantic billows, at the extremity of the rocky premontory of Cape Ann. Now I am here. Where shall I be in the next summer? Perhaps in the great beyond! Who can tellr But all this does not inform the many who don't know where Saeketts Harbor is. Well, Saeketts Harbor is near the eastern extremity of Lake Ontario, about thirty miles from its ontlet through the great river St Lawrence, forty miles from the charming summer resort of the Thousand Islands, and within easy access of the para. dise of the Northern sportsmen, the" Adiron dack." Situated on Black Kiver Bay, ten miles from the "ever-vexed Ontario," it boasts the finest harbor on this, the most charming of the chain of lakes on the Northern fron tier. Here were, fought some of the fiercest battles ot the war of 1812. The bluff in front of the quiet little village is enriched with the blood of hundreds who "fought bled and died" in that struggle. He.e, on the stocks as Bbe was bnilt, stands, all ready for launching, a huge seventy-four gun ship in lovely majesty. She was nearly completed when the treaty of 1815 was signed, and looks as large s the old Gayoso House. The house which covered her has tumbled into ruin, 3 et she stand looking calmly toward Canada as she has stood for seventy years. Here are Madison barracks, built about the same time on the blutl, commanding a lovely view ot lake and village, capable of accommodating two regi ments, but at present occupied by only one company of artillery. The port is command ed by Major Kelly, a veteran of two or more wars, and a genial gentleman, with a small coterie of officers, awaiting orders, I suppose, who are as gallant and cultivated as army officers generally are. Here lived (and died, I believe) the celebrated Dr. Guthrie,, the discoverer of chloroform and fulminating powder. His laboratory, or manufactory of this anaesthetic ad explosive compound, yet stands on the shore, and would be a pictur esque ruin' if some lover of the beautiful would plant ivy and woodbine to cover its gray nakedness. This was once a place of considerable commercial importance, and flouring mills and other manufacturing in terests flourished. Now nothing is left to tell of iu pristine glory but the crumbling j walls of the large lone buildings. In the bay, fronting the town, can be seen the re mains of several gunboats and ships of war which were run into this harbor and sunk in the war of 1812-15 after an unsuccessful at tempt on Toronto, from which they were chased by the British and sunk by the naval commander to prevent their capture by the enemy. These items of history were fur nished me by Mr. K., a cultivated gentleman to whom X was referred lor such information, with tlw statement that he was the first male child born in northern New York. He in dignantly denies the soft impeachment, and really, if the story has any foundation in fact, he is the youngest-looking Methuselah that I ever met He is a handsome man of apparently not more than forty-live, aud is admired by all the ladies, and the envy of the men. He is the champien fisherman of the vicinity, and pulls up fish and beer bot tles (full) from the depths of the lake, but it is said he never brings the latter ashore in the same condition. There are two good hotels here, fairly filled with summer visit ors from New York, Washington and other cities. The beauties of this place and its surroundings have only to be more widely known to make it a favorite summer resort The pure, cool air from the lake tempers the heart, the thermometer seldom rising above 75; but the hotels are never ad vertised, and as I said at the be ginning of this rambling epistle, nobody knows where backetts Harbor is, except the writer and the editors. There is a great opening here for an enterprising man of some capital and brains to make a fortune by tak ing a hotel and crowding it with summer visitors. By the way, I met here a Mr. Hall, of Watertown, who wished to be remembered to (Joionel Keating, lie was President of some editorial "pow-wow" at which he met the Appeal. Mr. Hall is a rental, pleas ant gentleman, who visited Alabama and Tennessee after the war, and says he shall never forget the courtesy and kindness with which he was treated by the"terriblesecesh," whom he then saw for the first time. Our gallant Colonel Keating was an object of bis E articular admiration, and he desires to send is most distinguished regards. The country around "The Harbor" is beautiful, the drives charming, the soil fertile, and the farmers prosperous. The sailing and rowing in the bay issnperb. Ask my old friend, your neigh bor, 11 this is not so. It I ever saw a picture of solid comfort and content, "he was it," when sitting in the stern of the Idaho, hold ing grimly to the end of a three-hundred-foot line, to the other extremity of which was at tached, not a worm, but one of Ben Butler's playthings, called, in fisherman's parlance, a spoon." I am not aware that he caught any fish, and rather . think he was too lazy and happy to pull one in when he "had a bite." The lake abounds in fish, and if you could once enjoy the sport of landing a five-pound bass in your boat, after a struggle with the gamey fish for his life, you would say: "See Saeketts Har bor, catch a big bass, and" well, vide the Neapolitan proverb for the rest I don't know as this kind of "matter" will be appropriate "matter" for Appeal readers, but if it is as hot as I suppose it is in Mem phis, it may cool them off to know there is a place up here where the summer breezes are always cool and refreshing. I could tell you "piles o' things," but won't bore you longer. Addio, w. B. j. BLOODY BUTCHERS. Where and How Beer for New Torhera ia Killed and Brewed. New York Tribune. The abattoirs in the rear of the yards are interesting to persons who do not mind the Bight of blood. Farmers, who are accustomed to think the killingof a bullock aday's work, are always astonished at the celerity of the work in the abattoirs. The cattle are driven into pens of iron railings, extending through the center of the building, while the butchers have a large open space alongside in which to work. A roM is fastened around the hind leg of an animal, and a man at a windlass draws a bullock out of the pen and hoists him into the air. A practised hand and a keen knife soon do their work, and the crea ture bleeds copiously into the vessels set to catch the blood. They die with scarcely a struggle. One is struck by the silence with which the work is done. "A sheep before its shearer" is not always dumb, indeed, he is rather apt to observe "ha;" but the ox led to slaughter resigns himself with a quietness that is pathetic Occasionally a Jot is too wild to be easily managed with the rope,when a blow with an ax from a man standing on a board over the pen suffices. Once in a great while a steer, with "blood in his eye," goes tearing down the gangways and avenues and sweeps a wide path with his horns, as the men vault over the fences. The abattoir has a grisly aspect, with a score of carcasses all stages of dressing, the floor slippery with blood, and hides, .horns and hoofs lying about. Toffey Brothers . and Sherman & Gillett do most of the butchering in the Jersey City abattoirs, the meat going mainly to Washington market, and oy steamships to Europe. Two - "dressers," eight "helpers," two "hide-droppers" and one "hoister" will kill and dress elnt7 bullocks between 9 and 4:30 o'clock. The meat, hung on hooks which run on rollers, is shoved back out of the way of the butchers aa fast as dressed. The blood is saved for fertilizing or for re fining sugar; the fat goes to make oleomar garine, the hoofs are sent to a glue factory, the hides seek the tanner s, the tongues are pickled by a New York firm, and the horns, which have the longest period of usefulness, are made into various articles. Very little is allowed to go to waste. SERVES THEM RIGHT. Tbey Knew the Law aad Should Have Obeyed It. Little Bock. Ark., August 25. The Gazette's Fort Smith special says: "Lieuten ant Shoemaker, of the United States army, acting under instructions from Indian Agent Tufts, camped, together with a company of about twenty soldiers, and a body ot Indian militia under Governor McCurtain, a few miles from this city, in the Choctaw Nation, is issuing peremptory orders to all white set tlers who have not yet paid the odious license fee to the Choctaw authorities to quit the country immediately. Many persons are forced to leave their crops, their homes and all, and seek refuge in this State; being una ble to pay the tax they have no other recourse. The Indians are inexorable. Great distress prevails, and hundreds are rendered homeless." BATESV1XLE ITEMS. Burning ! a HaaiMut Realdea Mleellanoas) Matters. . BATaaviMjc, Miaa, August 24, 1881. Editors of the Memphis Appeal: All the farmers around here are very hard at work picking out their cotton. It is open ing very fast They are ginning and push ing the same into market very rapidly. Hands are in demand. The prices paid for Eickmg range from hity to sixty cents per undred and hands board themselves. On Saturday night, the 13th instant, the handsome residence of our esteemed fellow- townsman Dr. Hillpry Mosely, was entirely consumed by fire. His loss was heavy; no insurance on the building. Scarcely any of the household goods were saved. The cause of the fire was a defective flue in the kitchen. The Doctor intends erecting a much hand somer residence on the same ground. I he postomce money-order business was established at this place on the loth instant. It is an institution that has been needed here for a long time. There will be an excursion from Grenada to Memphis on Thursday, the 1st of Septem ber, for the benefit of the First Methodist Church at this place. - The Baptist Church has just gone through a nice coat of "white lead," which improves the appearance of it very much. BUKTOX-O.V-TKEX T, The Principal Fern tn re or Which Baaa'a Bis; Brewery. New York Times Among those who have for a long time been at the top of fortune's tree are the great British brewers at Burton-on-Trent, but even they have now for some time been threatened with diminished profits. The first firm which took to brewing "East India pale ale" was that of Abbetts, of Bow, near London; but gradually the Basses and Alsopps, of Burton' on-Trent, got hold of the trade and made it their own. Bass's grandfather was a carrier, residing at Ashbourne, in Derbyshire, in the days when Dr. Johnston used to pay visits to his mend, the rich parson, there, lie owned the enormous vans, with four horses, which then did all the traffic betwixt that part of the country and London, and with some of his accumulated profits his son went into business at Burton-on-Trent The India trade in a great measure made him, but now it is falling off, not only because people find light wines suit them better, but because the Indian breweries are now doing a large busi ness. In Australia, too, flourishing brew eries are cutting into Base's trade, while here lager-beer is a serious competitor. , In Guinness's stout the falling off is far less marked, because it is so largely prescribed as a tonic, and, moreover, many persons can take it who cannot take ale. Mr. Bass, worth some 6,000,000, is a very public spirited citizen of munificent character. He has long been in Parliament, and may, no doubt, if he please, have from Mr. Gladstone a baronetcy, as his neighbor, Sir Henry Al Bopp, had from Lord Beaconfield. There is a prevalent notion that the famous ale's ex istence is due to the water of the Trent, but, as a matter of fact, it is ma (e from spring water within the precincts of the brewery. lakecWty. Three-Fourth ol a Yield Promised from the Present Stataa of the Crops. TnTONVJixK, Tens,, August 22, 181. Editors of the Memphis Apieal: Crops in a portion of this county will be reasonably good, notwithstanding the drought, while in other portions of the county, the low farms, where the overflow reached, crops are of course backward and more injured by the drought - At any rate, you can put Lake county down for three-fourths of a full yield, a good share of which Memphis can secure by using proper efforts in soliciting. Your city gets a liberal patronage from what is known as Madrid Bends (that's us), and she will do more for us, we hope, as her' en terprise, prosperity and liberality grows. Mrs. Nannie Watson, Corresponding Sec retary of the Memphis Conference Mission ary Society, a very talented aud cultured lady, delivered a lecture on the missionary cause to quite a large audience of people at this place last night, and effected the organi zation of an auxiliary society of that calling. Our women manifested much interest in the cause, and we look for good results at home, as well as abroad. The excitement of the Atkinson affair has abated. Both "Ap." Atkinson and his son are in jail at Gayoso, Missouri, some twenty miles below here. Their trial comes off at that place during the second week in Septem ber. Yonng Atkinson ischarged with killing his wife and child and throwing them into the river, with his father, "Ap." Atkinson, as an accomplice. Tiptonville is' improving, as also the sur rounding country. In every direction farms are being opened up, and handsome and com fortable residences are being erected. Captain Sam Carnes, of the famous Chick asaw Guards, was among us Saturday. He came to buy Mr. J. D. Arnett's fine and fast mare. A fine girl was born last night to Mrs. J. P. Alexander, daughter of Colonel Whitford, of your city. Mrs. A. was raised in Mem phis, and perhaps this will meet the eyes of many of her associates. Our worthy post master and druggist feels somewhat promoted on account of the advent it being the first TUNICA COUNTY, MISS. An Intelligent Estimate of the Coitou Crops of tbat Section. O. K. Landing, Miss., August 17, 18S1. Messrs. J. J. Busby & Co., Memphis, Tennessee: Dear Sirs In a communication from you dated July lith, you requested a statement in regard to the crops in this section. We were at that time needing rain, still the pros pect was very flattering, and with rain the yield would have been large, but we got no rain and have had none up to this time. I never have seen more bolls formed in July in my life, but for the want of rain the fruit is, I think, remarkably small. By the 1st of August the rotten had bloomed to the top and had stopped growing from the excessive hot and dry weather, and the bolls are open ing before they get brown or speckled. My honest conviction is that the crops are very seriously damaged, the opinion of others to the con trary notwithstanding there has been and still continues heavy shedding. 1 he crops on the ridge where I live are pronounced by those who have seen them as being largely above an average. I have been around and seen several crops; there is a great deal of rust, and I think the prospect anything but flattering. Rain could do no good now, un less to, perhaps, make some ot tbe bolls larger. A man told me yesterday evening that I had the best corn crop he had seen in thp mtintv. I rtitv the worst, for mine is far from good. I think one trouble is that farm ers don't like to admit that their crops are short, Forties with whom I had talked told me their crone were good : one said he had splendid crop. I have since seen them, and know they are mistaken. Mine is as good, and I think much better, and I know that mine is very far from being a first-rate crop, I suppose that planters would say, if they knew my opinion, that I was underestimat ing. I don't think so, and don't propose to write anything in regard to the crops except my honest convictions. We could do very good picking now, but the weather is so hot the negroes could not keep their backs turned up to the sun. With kind regards, 1 am, truly yours, J. M. raiuji-s. THE GREAT CITY ' Of the West as It Appears to a South- erner Who Is Used to Our' Slow Ways. . Nation of Travelers and Lunch Eaters Whose Ideas of Life are Not as His. , Washington, August 21, 1881. Editors ot the Memphis Appeal : Ahnnt a month aince we left Memphis for a tralloD on the iron horse to Louisville, Chi cago, Toronto, Montreal, .Boston, JNew iora, Philadelphia, and thence to this point Many long years had passed since I had crossed the Ohio river, and as many changes had taken place I was anxious to note them. In the first place, alter crossing the Ohio one could scarcely tell the war had ever taken place save by the increased prosperity of the peo ple and the occasional grand monuments sa cred to the soldiery who fell in the war for the preservation of the Union. "To the vic tors belong the spoils," ana most certainly have they received them, for the whole North seems to be prosperous and growing more so daily. Their railroads constitute a perfect spider's web over the entire country, and when you iook into tneir passenger coacues you would imagine a whole family of spiders were moving and no one left at home to care for the children or old spiders. They are a veritable nation of travelers and munchers, as every one of tuem carries a lunch basket A Southerner now .realizes, when he sees these moving thousands, how natural it is that the South should have been defeated, and it should even be a matter of surprise that she could have held out so ably and so long, when , we remember that Europe emptied her thousands of poverty-stricken Hessians into the ranks of the . Union army as . substitutes to receive the paltry monthly pay of a sol dier, ibis restless moving mass, are strong ly tinctured with the sauce of selfishness, and even to the small child, arefor self, first, last and all the time. Of all the selfish people I ever met, as a body, the Chicagoites bear the palm. Ihey are tor themselves hrst, and then for their citv, and i really believe its inhabitants have combined to make their citv the greatest on the American continent The public spirit and push of those people is per fectly wonderful, and when you consider what they have gone through and what they are now. one is almost ready to admit that fifty years hence will find Chicago the grand est city of America. Even New York does not present the rush and activity of Chicago, and almost seems tame to a stranger passing from one to the other. After leaving that point for Canada, you seem to have gotten among a different race of men, bereft of en ergy. Their spirit is ever contagious, for by the time a stranger starts eut of Uie" elevator at the Palmer house, he finds himself on a dog trot trying to keep up with the Chicago party who came down with him. Lincoln and South Parks, the drives on the Boule vards and aloug the lake shore are equal to any in the world. Having enjoyed the scenery and beautiful drives in the country, I can safely make the above statement. The views Lalong the northern lakes and down the St Lawrence from Kingston by lhot-e fine steamers to Montreal are very fine, embracing the noted Thousand Islands and the famous rapids. Montreal. with her mountain chains and grand view of the river, and the city and (Jalboiic cemetery, is well worth seeing. After visiting many noted cemeteries, i regard Dave Hill, of Liou- lsvilie, Kentucky, as one of the most beauti ful ia America. My madam says that if earth could oner inducements to angels to revisit their frieads they would certainly se lect Cave HilL The "Athens of America" presents a very quiet, dignified appearance to a stranger, while her narrow streets with narrow sidewalks look cramped and old- fashioned. To the admirer of mind and the intellectual part ol man lioston is trulv a very interesting city to the American. The museum, at Harvard, arranged by Prof. Agassiz, is truly an object of great interest. situated aa it is within a pistol-shot of the sacred old elm, still standing, where Wash ington took command of the American armv. Of New York it is hardly necessary to speak, known as she is the commercial Arcbimi- dian lion of America; but her summer rcsorU are numerous and glorious to the weary and dusty inhabitant. Long Branch, Rockaway, Manhattan iieach and .Brighton all are beau tiful points for bathing, and the ride of an hour or two to each of them by boat or rail really refreshing. The new hotel now being bnishcd at Kockaway is a mammoth affair and one of the best adapted lor a summer resort in America. Philadel phia seems less progressive than New York or the Western cities, but is grand in her solidity. To the true lover of his country and its Kevolntionary history, this old city with her Independence Hall and the glori ous recollections clustering about her, pre sents volumes lor reflection. While looking at the table upon which the Declaration was signed, with the portraits of all those old heroes hanging from the wall, you can almost imagine the scene which took place more than a hundred years ago. I re gard Washington as one cf the most beautiful cities in America, and, as the seat of government, one of the most interesting to visit It is an attractive place of residence for wealthy people. .The condition of the President is now the all-absorbing question here. From what I can judge, after convers ing with some of the surgeons in charge of his case, it is vet difficult to say what will be the result. The ball struck the eleventh rib behind on the right side, broke it and was deflected; passed through the thoracic cavity low down, and then followed . the muscles on side of the spine ; be. hind the liver and right kidney into the right iliac foasum, where . it now is, or else it passes on around behind the peri toneum to the anterior wall of the abdomen low down on the right A drainage tube has been passed some twelve iuches, and there now being signs of septicaemia, as evinced by enlarged parotid gland, it teems clear to my mini that an abscess, or pocket of pus, now exists in the right iliac fossum or thereabouts, ana unless a correct opening is made at a pendant point, or the ball removed, death will take place lrom exhaustion or blood- poisoning. Ills stomach is diirestine very imperfectly and is daily becoming less capa ble ol nourishing the general system, when nature is calling loudly, "Help me, Cassius, or I sink." He has vomited twice this after noon, making it difficult to nourish by the mouth. Fight long weeks have passed, and after the most careful nourishment and nurs ing the poor sufferer grows more ieeble. Some positive and radical surgical interfer ence alone willpnow save the patient, in my numoie judgment. "MEDicus. DEATHBED OF GE., LEE. Interesting Private Letter From the Late Mrs. Mary t'natis Lee. Charlottesville, Va., August 23. In the fall of 1870, we went to Lexington to visit General and Mrs. Lee. Perfectly do I recall my impression of the General as he advanced to meet me. The pre-occupied, careworn expression that his face had worn during tbe war was gone, and he looked as I had remembered him years before. He had accepted the results of the war. There was no reserve of bitterness, no useless regrets, but the brave determination to make his life use ful. If the true indication of genius is the power ol concentration upon any given sub ject, General Lee demonstrated it in his act ive, thorough interest in his duties as presi dent of a college. One felt that it was not a forced interest, but a deep solicitude for the youth of the country. Look ing better for several years, ener getic and active, how was it possible to real ize that death was waiting in the near future merciless death tbat heeded not a people s cry that he might be spared to lead in peace as he had in war. We doubt not but that he would have moderated bitterness and conn scled wisely. We bade him farewell on Monday, September 26th, after several days most pleasantly spent, and on tbe Wednesday following suddenly and as a shock to the whole country came the avant-courier of death. MRS. LEE'S LETTER. I will here add a letter from Mrs. Lee, giving some details of the sad event, and be speaking her own noble, beautiful charac ter: Lexington, November 20, 1870. My Dear Mrs. 1 should sooner have replied to your letter, but have been very sick and confined to my bed for a month. Dear friend. I am so gl d your husband and your self made that visit, and only wish that you could have remained longer. Constantly are we reminded how important it is to do what soever our hand findeth to do. I think it sometimes important where our pleasures are concerned, where it does not interfere with our duties. This terrible storm, I suppose, has prevented all use of the canal until next summer, so that you would have been en tirely cut off from us. That Wednesday nigbt, at ball-past o cioca, auer a uay every moment of which had been filled with care for others and the closing hours to ves- try meeting of the church, my husband came in. w e had been wailing ior aim, auu i re marked: "You have kept us waiting along time. W here have vou been? He did not ,., I it an. I at . ,ii,l 1 1 aa if 4i aav u-rflra llllt IU) sound proceeded from his lips, and he tat downln his chair perfectly upright and with a BUDlima look of resignation on his counte nance, but did not attempt to reply to our inquiries. That look was never to be forgot ten, and I have no doubt that he felt then his hour Had come, although he submitted i to the doctors, who were immediately summoned and had not even reached their homes from the same vestry meeting. His whole demeanor during his illness showed one who had taken leave of earth. He rarely attempted to speak except in his dreams, and when he wandered to those dreadful battle fields. Once, when urged him to take some medicine, which he always took with reluctance, he looked at her and said: " Tis no use," but afterward took it When he became so much better the doctor said : "Yoa must soon get ont and ride your favor ite gray." He shook his head emphatically and looked upward.: He slept a great deal, but knew us all and greeted us with a kindly pressure of the hand, loving to have us around him. For the last forty-eight hours he seemed quite insensible of our presence, breathed heavily, and at last quietly sunk to rest with one deep drawn sigh. Oh! what a glorious rest was in store for him the hum ble, consistent Christian, who, not many weeks before, had said, when we were talk ing ot the assurance of heaven, he wished he could feel that assurance. He will be sur prised at the welcome: "Well done, good and faithful servant, enter thou in to the joy of thy Lord." Had he been successful instead of the hero of a lost cause," he could not have been more loved and honored. I am content and would not have him back, though I must continue my weary pilgrimage alone, without the sup port on which x have leaned with bucu per feet confidence for more than thirty years. We shall continue to make this our home. I could not bear to move into a new house, and my own Arlington is not open to me. When the canal is open come and visit us again. Believe me always truly and affectionately yeur friend, mary cusns lee. The flood alluded to will long be renieni bered in Virginia, particularly by those liv ing along the line of the canal, who, by its destruction, were cut off for months from the rest of the world. THE CINCINNATI SOUTHERN. Bid Opened Teslerday for tbe Lease af the Road for Twenty-Five Year in Civ Periods. Tbe Louisville antl Nnnhvtlle Combina tion tbe Lowest Bidder and Samuel Thomas the Highest. Cincinnati, August 25. At precisely 12 o clock to-day the trustees of the Uinoinnati southern Kailroad commenced opening bids lor the lease of the Cincinnati southern Railway. As stated in these dispatches last night, the lease is to be for twenty-bve years, in five periods ot bve years each, a separate annual rental during eachot the five periods. Ten bids were put in for about seven interests or syndicates. fust llul. .Louisville and .Nashville Kail road company, for first period, $500,000 an nually; second period, $OU,OvO; third pe riod, 800,000; fourth period, 5000,000; htlh period, 1,000.000. ioecoitd JSia. Cincinnati Common Carrier company, VV. 11. Clements, fresident. first period, SodO.OOO per year; second period $750,000 per year; third period, 900,000 per year; fourth period, $l,0o0,000 per year; htth period, $1 -,200,000 per year. intra jstd. 15y Clements, West, Liippm cott & Co- was somewhat complex and in formal, and not strictly in conformity with the terms ot proposal invited. - fourth Hid. a. ii. Huston x Co. rirst period, $720,000 per annum; second period, $840,000; third period, $960,000; fourth pe riod, ifl.lZO.OOO; Dlth period, $1,200,000. filtnJSid. By Oeorge r. Doughty and as sociates. rirst period, S747.000: second pe riod, $817,000: third period. $1,000,000 fourth period. $1,100,000: fifth period. SI.- 200,000. Ueorge r . Doughty & Co. made an alternative bid as follows: hirst period, !f07,UOO; second period, 707,000; third pe riod, $1,000,000; fourth period, $1,200,000 fifth period, $1,500,000. The same party had another modification et tbe same bid. otxth Bid. By John Scott, representative of the Alabama Great Southern. Did not comply with the terms of the invitation for proposals. Ocrentn bid. Cy f red Wolf, in the interest of the Alabama Great Southern: First pe riod, 800,000 per annum; second period $900,000; third period, $1,000,000; fourth period, $1,090,000; fifth period, $1,250,000. JiioWA Hid, u W. Cole, for the tast Ten nessee, Virginia and Georgia Kailway. First period, S000.000; second period, $7o0,000 third period, $900,000; fourth period, $1,250,- OOO; tilth period, St,400,000. lentn Hid. Samuel 1 nomas and asso. ciatc. First period, $880,000; second period $1,110,000; third period, $1,250,000; fourth period, $1, 370,000; htth period, $1,550,000. iiid -No. V, by James w. Clark iV Co., was informal. It offered to pay $20,000,000 three and a half per cent. United States bonds for the road, and assume all its other obligations and liabilities. It was a singular circumstance that the bids seemed to be signed so that the lowest came out first and the highest last. The reading of the bids closed at 12:30 o'clock, The Board then adjourned. They will wait to hear from the public before acting, It niHst be borne in mind that the sums named above'are annual rentals for each fiv years constituting a period. WHAT CINCTNNATIANS THINK OF THE BIDS. The bids for the Cincinnati Southern Bail way to-day, ten in number, for a lease of it for twenty-five years, is regarded by citizens at the first view as a satisfactory appraisement of it. The terms of the lease require the lessee to complete and perfect a number of tunnels, bridges, viaducts, depots and sidi tracks, the estimated cost of which is $2,500, 000; to pay all taxes on the road and equip- ments, estimated at $1,500,000, iu twenty-five years; to make betterments annually of $200-, 000 under the direction of the trustees, which in twenty-five years is $5,000,000; to take of the trustees all rolling, tools and machinery owned bv them. All this aggregates $10,000, 000, nearly one-third of which must be paid in the hrst year ol the lessee tenure. This $10,000,000 must be added to the aggregate of the bids for rental. Th aggregate of the rental of the several bids for the whole twenty-hvc years are as lollows The first bid, the Louisville and Nashville Railway company a, was $19,500,000. The second bid, the Cincinnati Common Carrier company's, the present operators of the road, was S22,oU0,000. Hie third bid is virtually by the same parties as the second, but it is considered irregular, as it proposes a fixed rental on the gross earnings and twenty-five per cent, on all gross earnings in excess of a stipulated amount. . The fourth bid, by K. G. Huston & Co. aggregates $24,200,000. The fifth hid contains three propositions from George F. Doughty and others, supjiosed to be a Cincinnati syndicate, and they aggre gate respectively $24,3:53,000, $25,000,000 and $26,000,000 in round numbers. The sixth bid was by John Scott and others for the Alabama Great Southern, and is re garded as informal. The seventh bid by Fred Wolffe, of a New York and a London syndicate, supposed to be in the interest of the Alabama Great Southern, aggregates $25,500,000. The eighth by E. W. Cole, for the East Virginia and Georgia Kailroad, aggregates $24,000,000. The ninth bid is clearly informal, a offers a clear $20,000,000 for the road. was by James M. Clarke aud other Cincin nati people. The tenth bid is by General Samuel Thomas, Vice President of the East Virginia and Georgia Kailway; the business associate of George E. Seney, of the Metropolitan Bank of New ork, of the Governor Forsle party of Ohio, owners of the Central Ohio Kailway and projectors of the New York, Chicago and St. Louis Kailroad from Buffalo to Chicago. 1 here was a disposition to re gard tbe I nomas bid mlormal because it did not, in terms, consent to the $10,000,000 obli gation in addition to the rental, but Mr. Ferguson, President of the Board Trustees, says he would be slow to pronounce the bid mlormal. ihe trustees, in compar ing bids to ascertain which is the best, wi compound the interest year by year, to the last year of the cost, and compare the amounts. General Samuel Thomas left to-night for Columbus, and Colonel E. W. Cole went South. It will require some time before the award can be made. What LlKbtnina; Old in Illinois. Fuller, III., August 25. Mr. aud Mrs. II. Temple, residing on the farm of A Mitchell, about two miles south of this city, were instantly killed by lightning during heavy storm about 5 o'clock this morning. They had arisen during the storm, and were in the act of retiring when the fatal stroke entered the building. An infant about four months old was between them at the time they were killed, but was uninjured; four other children were also in the same room in bed, but were not injured in the least. The storm was a severe one in this vicinity. Rain was much needed. . , -. . ft OllCC 10 DellllQlieiltS INTERESTED parties will please take notice that on and after September 10, 1S.S1, bills will be filed in the rhanecry Court to enlun-e the Lieu for Butte and County Taxes against all proierty nut reuecuieu ueiorc mat uaie C. WEATHERFORD, Agent and Back -Tax Collector, J. T; FARGASOil & 0. - Wholesale GBOCEIW S69 Front street, Memphis, Tennessee, .-':. ' 1MB Cotton Factors and Commission .HTniilinn. 100 ursmer street, Cotton Mnima UmlB ante Xw atteiition. We constantly carry a lai Linnnr. Tohannoand fHoi t MKMPHTK and illl r a am ma ctnin v baoooand Clears at MEMPHIS, and will puixur pwuw wuu iwn i rui uuuc yunjliwam in UMw maTlrftt, Efet7 -lartkrare a. r. RAH AM. . - uue 01 uuigsian, Qranam it rronant. w. a. aaasai, late with GRAHAM, COUSINS & CO. I i v IMPORTERS AND WHOLESALE DEALERS IN HARDWARE, TINVARE, CUTLERY uuus, want ana ajeauaer fjemsiK, a. Safes, Champion Iron Fence Jfo. 325 Main (Street, - Memphis, Tennessee. ' -o ..... rpHK FIRM OP LANG8TAFF, GRAHAM 4 PROUDFIT. EXPIRING BY LIMITATION JUNK 1. 188L X we have associated ourselves together for the purpose of contii.uing the Hardware Buiiueas, and will be happy to see our friends and eupied bv Joyner, Lemmon A Gale). Thankful for BIjLILiARB COTTON And General Commission Merchants, N0S. 302 AND 304 FRONT STREET. MEMPHIS. DEA1.EK I!f STOVES, GRATES, MANTELS HARDWARE, HOLLOW-WARE Sc CASTINGS, SOLR AGENTS FOB TAN'S WROUGHT ! RON RANGE. Also naannfaeturea Plain and Japanned Tin ltooflng.SiMMiUna;, Guttering and all Kinds rjabbinc -Promptly Attended to. Wo. 3ft4 IVTaln Street. : t HILL FONTAINE & CO. Cotton Factors & 29G-298 Front St., Memphis, Tenn. HILL, FONTAINE & GO. Cotton Factors, Commission Merch'ts Xo. 11C South Main street, St. Ironifu T. BMSITT & LUMBER MERCHANTS And Sealers la DOORS, SASH, BLINDS and MOLDINGS, FLOORING, Celling' Siding, Shingles, Latb, Etc. Ofllee and Store, No. SSS Second St. Tard and Warehouse. Cor. Hernando A Gayoso aST Prire Lists, Estimates and Molding Boots Walled on application . R. L COCHRAN & CO. SAW AKIt PLANM HILL, MATT TARD. DOORS, SASH, BLINDS, MOLDING, LUMBER Lath nud Shingles, Flooring, Ceiling, and Cedar Posts, TVU O X t: 1 1 a Tagwu-a-s oai" H. WETTER GEO. 8CHMALZREIS. WETTER, LANGSTAFF & CO. HARDWARE JOBBERS MANUFACTURERS OF AND DEALERS IN STOVES, TINWARE, LAMPS, OILS Mantels, Tinners' Stock, Agricultural Implements. SPECIAL AGENTS FOR FOLLOW IH POPULAR STOTESt Charter Oak, Early Breakfast, Favorite Champion, AMO FOR Bluff City, Etc. Hall's Snfes, Fairbauk'8 and Buffalo Scales, Uaiman's Unlrersal Stock and Scraper, OLIVER CIIIXLEO PLOWS, Boston Belting Com van y Stranb Corn, and Wheat Mills. A. VACCAKO. JB. VAOUARO. A. VACC.&RO & CO. IMPORTERS AND DEAXERS IN w m-ES, LIQUORS AND CIG1ES, WO 321 FROXT STREET. ItfElW IniN. WHOLESALE CLOTMG HOUSE 259 MAIN ST., MEMPHIS. S. EaKTaDIGr WIIjZj STORE COMPLETED SEPT. 1st 1 ammoth Brug louse! THE OLD ESTABLISHED DRUG HOUSE OF S. MANSFIELD & CO. Has been removed to the large and commodious building formerly occupied by Rice, BUx A Co., 296 IEaLlin. Sltureelb For the purpose of conducting the general DRUG, PERFUMERY and NOTION BUSINESS upon a more extensive plan. All friends and other purchasers are invited to call and examine our stock. STRICTLY HEADQUARTERS FOR PURE GOODS AT LOWEST PRICES.' OPPOSITE TIIE OLD (23 YEARS) STAND.-a 4SDREW BTCWAKT, AIDUV UWTsKE, P. II. I.KT Kew Orleraa. Vempbls. Mftsaptals Stewart,Gwynne&Co Wholesale Grocers, Cotton Factors, os. 356 and 358 Front Street, Memphis, Tennessee aV"JD STEWART, BROTHERS & CO., COttou Factors and Commission Merchants, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA. & COTTON FACTORS Hew Orleans, La. Orle will h.M raaf and earanl 1 Fancy Orocertaa, Wlnea, We eaxry no stock at New aell u Inw Ln IXC ,LlZ"J.LrF' mi .tn.b kj...i- n. . .... louse. i. roiiBniA, Late with Ogill Brother. A Co. Late with OfriU Langs' air. Graham Proodnt. atraaiorors sains, rairkaBks'a Scales, and Ag-rleultaral Implements, d the public generally at onr new store, 325 Main street (formerly O0 past favors, we are very respectfnlly, GRAHAM. OOnSTNB A OO. & COFFM FACTORS , ALL KIHDS OF Tinware, Copper and Sneetiron War ? ? Memphis. Tennessee Wholesale Grocers. A. D. LANGSTAFF. A. B. VACCAKO. COUNTRY ORDERS SOLICITED GO EDUCATION AI. Christian Brothers' COLLEGE, No. 28 AdamsSt, Memphis. THIS Institution affordi ample means for a thor ough Classical, Scientific and Commercial Education. Studies will be resumed MONDAY, September 5, 1S81. For Board. Tuition, Music, etc, apply to BROTHER MACREL1AN, Prealdent. EDSEWORTH BOAKDIIie AUD DAT M-MOI Knr Ynnrw Ladim and I.llLlA nc Girls. MRS. H. P. LEFEBVRK, F LEFEBVRK, Principal, 69 Franklin street, Bal ?L Baltimore, Ma. will begin on fours Tna 19th school year day. September 22. 1881. MAPLEWOOD INSTITUTE, For Young ladies and Gentlemen, IS miles west of Philadelphia, located ou the Phl!a.and Bait. Cn- inti i-ouraeaui aiuuy curium. DC'ienunc anu laasicsi. 8tudenta Drerared lor U. 8. Naval and Military Academie and the bext American col leges. A thoiongh chemical dcrertment. Read in? taught by a fiist-clam Elocutionist. Penman, ship by a Professor, master ot tbb beauties of the art. A home-like department for little boys. Fonr teea Instructors. JAMES SHORTMlXiK (Yale College). A.M..Prlnclpal. Concordvlllo. Iiel. Co.. Pa. CECILIAN COLLEGE. CEflLIAN P. O., Hardin Co., Ky. Board, etc.. 30 weeks, clnb rate, S0. Bend for catalogue. MEMPHIS CLASSICAL AND BCSI5ESS SCHOOL LOCATION fiOSMAIH will commence its I TREET This Institution trot annual session on the tlx September next, continuing for ten mouths. rroi. acjiii a. Murray is a well auown euueator in this community, while his associate. Prof. Stewart Jones Js a graduate ofKentucky V niverslty.a teach er of sererol'yearsxperience, and cornea into our miasi wun me pigoest recommenuationa. UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA. Session begin on tbe First of October, and contin ues ntue montna. Apply ior catalogues o tne ec retary of the Faculty, P. O., University ot Virginia. Albemarle county, Virginia. . .t - i jap. r . n AJtru.-torv Chairman of the Faculty. St Mary's Catholic School. CORNER OF THIRD AND MARKET STREETS, will open Monday. September 5, ISM. under the superviViou of tour L'rsuline Sisters from Loulsrille, Ky. The success with which the U on line communities have met everywhere, as shown by their crowded schools and tbe suerior nnlxh of their pupils, should insure s large atlendauce on the opening day. These Histers, iu particular, having had from fifteen to twenty years experience, in teschlng, are prepared to make the course of studies thorough and complete. German and Fancy Needlework will be tangnt to tnase so de siring. For full particulars apply to Rev. Father r. Aloysms, fastorot t. mary-s i;atnonc i;nurcn. S. MARY'S SCHOOL, Q K O POPLAR 8T.. MEMPHIS A BOARD. O J Zi ins and Iv School lor Uirls. under the charge of tbe Sisters of S. Mary of the Enisropal i.linrcD. i no rnweuui .1 ecu wua u. . uqm September It. ISM. LaSalette Academy, Xo. 178 Third Street, Will Open on First Monday of Sopte in he r. Franklin Female College, Holly Springs, BaiaelHslppi. CHARTERED IN 1S. MRS. M. B. CLARK. J MISS K. D. WATSON, Associate Principals. rTV) the advantages of a bealthy location and X. commodious buildings, with pleasant sur roundings in a refined community, this Boarding aud Day 8chool adds aasurano of the faci lilies lor thorough education in the English Branohea, Latin and Modern Languages, Elocution, Musia (Vocal and Instrumental) Drawing and Painting. The Thirty-third Annual Session begins Wednes day, Sept 7, 18M1; closes Wednesday, June 7, lhwi For catalogues address either of the Principals. Memphis References Hon. J. W. Clapp, Judge H. T. Ellett, Henry Craft, Esq , Mr. John Wellfurd, of Well ford & Co.; Dr. H. Jones. FEMALE SEMINARY, STACSTOH, VIIteiNIA. MI8S If ART J. BALDWIN, PaiNClrAL. Opens September 1, 18SL ' Closes Jane 1, 1882. THIS Institution continues to Increase in pros perity from year to year. It offers superior ad vantages in location; in its buildings and grounds; in its general appointments and sanitary arrange ments; its full corps ot superior aud experienced teachers: its unsurpassed advantages in Mui.lc, Modern Languages, Elocution, Fine Arts, Physical Culture, and instruction in the Theory and Prac tice of Cooking; the successful efforts made to secure health, comfort and happiness; its opposi tion to extravagance; its standard of solid schol arship. For full particulars, apply to the Principal or Catalogues. ST. AGNES FEMALE ACADEMY, Kf EHPUItt, TEH ST. M1HI9 fnstltntioi delightfully Bltaated In re X tired and healthy part of the citj of Memphis cummaiiauig me aavniiingu oi iowii ana country. The entire surra and ingii breathe an air of peaceful seclusion, which ever exerts so powerful an Influ ence over the moral physical ana Intellectual life. The course of study embraces the various branches, of a solid and useful education, la the regular English course, the pupils on entering are ranked according to their proficiency In Orthography., Grammar and Arithmetic. Particular attention ia given to P acred and Profane History, Rhetoric anol Composition. Latin and French enter into the reg ular course. A portion of time ia allowed to each, pupil for Plain and Ornamental Needlework, Sheik, Flowers, etc. Terms, per Session, payable half- ? early invariably in advance. For board and tut ion in all branches taught in the highest schools. tlonery and Washing, f 100 and tl2.r, anoonlln a. Marklne. Sta te uie age or Class oi uie pnpu. special terms wlieu several members of tbe same family attend thu school. No allowance is made for partial absence) or withdrawal before the expiration of tbe term, except in case of serious or protracted Ulness. Ex teas German, Italian, etc., each HI; Uusio on Piano and ne of instrument, 1; Drawing and Water Colors, 10: Oil Fainting, tJO; Embroidery and Ornamental Work, S10; I'se of Library, ti; DaticinK and Calisthenics at Professors' charges; Vocal Music in class, (A; Private Lessons, $15. Board per month during vacation, if spent at tha Academy, washing, etc., 115. Medicine and physi cian's fees will form extra chamea, Terms for day pupils, f3, W, $Ti or fti per month. For further psrtfcnlars sppl- to the LADY SIJPKRIOK. LITHOGRAPHERS. S.C.T00F&C0 LITHOGHArilEIfS, Steam Printers, AND Blank Book Makers, No. 15 Court Street. i An Immense stock of Papers and stock of all kinds jnxt received for the Fall and Winter Trade. 8 Correspondence solicited, and es timates cheerfully fnrnlsheil. CHAMPAGNE. This WINE n Noted re ITS PURITY, flavoi: ANU TASTE. MADE FROM THE IEST Selected ilraucs. . Its Purity Commends it to THE SICK AND TO THE WELLI Ufa packed la rem.t dosea qoartsjaDd 2 douia pints, and uld at about Ox Hal the Ookt of etbar Cuampaon's. Office of U.S. ACENT, FOR SALE BV BJ.SEMMESJtCO J. D. IL METER. MEMPHIS, TENN. PLUMBERS. J. W. X. BROWNE, PLUM BBE 2 Gas, Pipes, Water Pipes, Sewer Pipe!, Lead Pipes, Plumbers' Brass Work, Plumbers' Iron Goods, Gas Fixtures and Fittings. Good Work. Low Prices. Wind Mills for Pumping. Tolephame Ordera lt BROWNE, the PLU1beR 4Q If mil won Ht., WtaitiH. WHEAT s Ms Dealer, maka llorrnr wlla W. v. Hoiji.l Ct , i;0 Lo Hall. UU Wt , . "