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MEMPHIS, TENN., THUESDAY, DECEMBEE 28, 1882.
YOL. XLII-TSTO. 361
Tcnncuee and lit Okie valley, partly
!y weather, lUht local rain or tight note,
'y colder, with noitAfrtjrta auserfy scuda.
I; followed by falling barometer.
HE naost fearless and most independent
lie man in Tennessee to-day is lab am U.
c course the Senate will pass thewo-
postage bill just psed by the House.
people wnt it.
HI Mobile JUgiMer tars thai Senator
Brown's remarks is relation ts the spoils
em do him do credit.
"''"oi.lWDdoos fifty-two per cent, of the
VX'Hi carrrirjf Irsde of the world and the
Vltais aix per cent.
The New Yoric Tribune indirectly an
unces that Mr. Blaine has positively with-
lawn from the political arena.
JThi Legielature of the State ought to
iikeit a primal cti'y to re-elect Harris to
In Senate, and by at least a ananimoos party
late.- - - -
Fbeb trade has made England mistress of
If the seas, and protection has sunk America
rcantile naval power below the pet-
A sad spectacle is the context between
or me presioencv.
It is now hoped the Senate will take
the laowell bankrupt bill, pass it and
From the war the Republican candidates
ior ine Illinois tenaioramp are cutting each
other's throats, it is not impossible that Da
vid Davis may be his own aucceeaor.
Anonymous circulars. btii f bminp
Harri-, are being circulated through the
Btale. They are c i ardlv confessions of in
ability tu cope with a great man in a fair
; The brave voters of the Democratic party
of Tennessee it ill not countenance the at
tempts beisg made by anonymous circulars
to aasasMt ate the refutation of Iabani G.
The Tax. Car-District and theconnf r ahnnM
j ue aou loeeicer build a workhouse lor
their convict, where they might be, employed
in breaking stone to make good atieats and
The National Temperarce Society protect
against the repeal ur modification of the
whisky tax. They want inUead a nit ion al
prohibitive act. But this would take the tax
OdUAB ha bs.-n victiin's-jd. The great
apostle of .Eubetic has been taken in by a
common "bunko s'eerer," to the luae of
$900. Bat Otcar earced this money easy
and be can afford to let it go ea.
Both houses if Couresi are working
faithfully and pushing legislation with con.
toendable energy. It is cow believed that
the desks of the Speaker and Vice-President
will be cleared before the 4 h of March.
Harbis made a in k.It and superb canvass
of the Siate list fall. I'. ia not too much to
claim that he was a tower nf strength to the
cause, and that wiihsnt bis help it is at least
doubtful if Bate cm! I hava been elected.
Mb. Carlisle says that if the tobacco tax
is abolished there wilt be no difficulty about
a rebate being paid to dealers. lie thinks
he can suggest a simple process whereby re
bate c jl lee lona cjo be made on short time.
Willie Smith, of Georgia, is a promising
lad of eighteen year'. Oa Sunday last he
shot and killed two white men and a negrc.
He is in jail new. But ha may one day be
governor and exercise the pardoning power.
The movement c.f (lav. Cleveland indi
cate that he i)esrs to follow in the footsteps
of ex-Gov. Tild-n. I is given eut tbat his
mind is ret upon economy and reform in
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icy are matters of secondary importance.
Last year Great Britain produced nearly
forty-three per cent. f all tbe iron made in
the world, atd the United States a little
more than twin y-one per cent. But the
United States consumed twenty-nine percent,
and Great Britain but a little more than
twenty-three p?r c -lit.
The Pendleton civ l-servics reform bill
passed the Ssnate yesterday by tbe decisive
o!e of thirty-nine to five. I'. now goes to
the House, where, no doubt, it will prove
more arc ptble than the bill for tbe aame
purpose now bifore that body. The Pen
dleton bill is much the brat.
The New York Produce Exchange has
adopted rrsolutii ni expressing gratification
at tbe election of Mr. Franklin Einon, presi
dent if the Exchange, to the poBitioa of
mayor. They take the result as an indication
that "ihe people desire good governmen',
intelligently, fearlesa'y a. d conscientiously
A peomisfnt Berlin journalist, who fled
to Austria tt avoid a een'ence of eizbt
months imprisonment for libeling Prince
Bismarck, has been airested by tbe Austrian
police, and tbe German press U very natu
rally greatly excited over the ocmrrence.
But better thai exci'ement would be a
doited effort to aba'e Bimarck, the big tin
god on wh?el.
The Pniladelphia Te'egraph thin measures
Mr. Lingtry: wThere has not been since
there was a newspaper cr a theater in this
city bo general and uncompromising a ver
dict against any public performer aa in this
instance. There bas been nj opposing voice.
Mrs. Liugltv's performances have be simply,
and consistently, and unanimously set down
in I'm int nnii aa SDecimeoa 01 orjco iu-
capaciiy, giving no prow ire of future excel
lence." On the 13th of last month the Satedish na
tion celebrated Ihe 100th anniversary of the
birth of their greatest poet, Esaias Tegner,
whose famous Fi itlijiftaga bas long been one
of the most widely-read books the literature
of any country ever produced. It haa been
translated into all civiliud languages. In
Tegoer's native village of Mil'e-nifc a monu
ment to him bears the inscription, "His
cradle her., bis ?ravein Wexlo, his memory
Mb. Horace Poi.k, of Hardeman county,
is a cindidale for th ofEci of commisaioner
of agriculture, and is highly recommended
by the leading men of West Tenn-Siee, and
especiallv of Mr. i. B. Killibrew, the former
comoirioner, to whom the p-ople of the
State are so much indebted for placiuz the
mineral and ricull oral resources plainly
and f.i rly b,f.,e tbe people of the world.
Mr. P..1W is a practical agriculturist, a stu
dious, weil read sol intelligent man, who by
tates weil as talent is admirably filled for
tbe ilce. The Appeal does not present
him as is candidate, li has rone for this or
any otbr office in the gift of Ihe President,
bat simple presents Lim to the public as a
gentleman who does not look beyond bis ca-
paci'y and who is worth and well qualined
for the place which Mr. Killibrew refosee to
be a candidate f ar.
THE GRAIN CROP.
Reriiwd Estimate of the fJomaiionf r
f Agricaltare Pat the Yield at
Final Adjustment of tbe Spanish-A meri
can Claims Commissien Coagres
Biooal Capital Bricf.
Wahhinotow, December 27. When Hie
Mississippi Biver Committee reassembles
Capl. Cowdon will be first heard, followed
by members of Mississippi Kiver Cammis
sion and ateambcatmen from the lower Mis
sissippi. The commission expects to report
about the lt cf rVbruarv.
REVISED KSTIMATM OP THE COBtMIWelOMEB
Washikotos, December 2". Tbe com
missioner of agriculture has prepared a re
vised table showing the grain production for
the year endinc December 1st. It is as fol
lows: G'jrn, l,63o,000,000 bushels: whsi,
510,000,000 bushels; oats, 470,000.000 bu-h-e'e;
barley, 4-j,000,QJ0 bush-l.; rye, 2'),000 000
bushels; buckwheat, 12,000,000 bushels: toisl,
SPANIfH AMERICAN CLAIMS.
FINAL ADJOURNMENT OF THE COMMDBIO-
AFTER AH UBTntct ojriHts YEARS.
Washington, December- 27:l!be Span
ish American Claims CommissieSosKouraed
sine die. The commishion has been in ex
istence eleven years, during 'wiaicb period
140 claims wer considered, repre-enting
about $20,000,000. Awards were made in
twenlv-eight ca-es, aggregating aboat $1,
200,000. Eight cases remain on hand ior
decision. These claims aggregate $4,049,
600. The Spanish minister received the con
gratulations of President Aribur, his fellow
diplomatists and the officials of tbe State
Department on the settlement of these long
DUTIES ON PROVISIONS ADVANCED OVER THE
Washington, December 27. Tbe Wsys
snd Mesns Committee to dar considered the
schedule of provisions. The du'ies were
advanced one-half cent per pound over the
commission's report. On all grades of rice
and rye flour tbe rale was changed from two
and one-half cen's per pound to twenty per
cent ad taJortm; on pickled or salted her
rings from three-quarters to one-half of a
cent per pound; pickled salmon from one
cent to three-quarters of a cent per pound.
Several changes in the classification of
chickory were made without affecting Ihe
At the afternoon session the schedule of
provisions waa completed without further
change, except in the matter of classification;
and the schedule of J'qoora was taken np
and completed with no change from the com
mi'siou's report. The schedule on cotton
acd cotton goods will be taken np in tbe
THE HOUSE ADJOURNS UNTIL SATURDAY
IUrX DAY IN THE SENATE.
Washington, December 27. iouie. The
H .use was called to order by Speaker Keifer;
not a quorum present. After several private
bills were passed, Mr. Bice Mo objected to
further proceeding by unanimous consent.
Without transacting any further business
cf importance, the Hou-e, juit before 1
o'clock, adjourued noli! Saturday.
Senate. Eorly-lhree seoiter, five more
tbao a quorum, were ia their seats this
morning. Several petitions were prevented
for the passage of the bill to increase the
pensicna of one-srmed and ona-leggrd sol
diers, and respecting the repeal or reduction
of the tobacco tax and ine allowance of a
rebate on tax paid on stocks on band.
A nunib-r of bills and resolutions were
introduced and referred.
Senator Jones I r Is. I offered a resolution
requesting the opinion of the President as
to whether the allowances miae Lar prop
erty destroyed by the American army in
1812-13 are reasonable and mat, and it, in
his opinion, the iai-t clnuse of ihe treaty of
1819 between the United Slates ana opim
has been fully execjteJ. 1 able J, to ba
called up at an early day.
At tbe close ot the morning uour coniu-
eraiion of tbe Pendleioo civil service bill
w is resumed, tbe question being on Senator
Hawlev'a amendment prohibiting trae tabula
tion or collection of political contributions
by officers of the government from other
government officers or employes.
Alter a long debats. participated in bv many
senatora on both side, ihe bill pas ed by a
vote oft hirty-nine to five, all the senators
present, exclusive of pair, voting in ihe af
firmative, except Senators Brown, Call, Jones,
McPnerson snd Morgan.
Senator Brown moved to amend tbe title
of the bill so as to miks it read, "An act to
perpetuate in office tbe Republicans who
now control Ihe patronage of the govern
ment." Laughter. Loat.
Senator Edmunds eave notice thai be
wonld ask the Seoa'e to morrow tt consider
tbe bill reported from the Judiciary Com
mittee lo prevent political assessments.
lheb.'Date then adjourned.
Washington, December 27. Tbe Presi
dent this morning sent lo the Senate the
names of several Western postmasters.
The sob-commissioners of tbe House Ap
nropriation Committee arc at work on
several bills and will report early in January.
The Supreme Court of' the United States
bas affirmed tbe judgment cf the lower court
in the Indiana drive well cse, the vole being
four sgaiost four. Justice Mstibewi did not
at'end tbe hearing, hence no opinion waa ren
A bill was introduced ia the Senile grant
ing to witoesses i the Star route prosecutions
in the Criminal Court of tbe District of Co
lumbia, living west of the Mississippi river,
a per diem of $25 and mileage at the rate of
seven cents per to He coming and going."
Tbe Japanese prince and suite, ia com
pany with tbe Secretaries of State, War,
Xavy and Treasury, Qen. Sherman, mem
bers of tbe diplomatic corps and Committees
on Foreign Affairs and Foreign Kelationa
have gone to Mount Vernon on the Despatch.
Tue&ar pnbli-.be. a card froni J. M. C Kir-
dell, one of tbe Star-route defendants, in
which ue demea tbe truth ot all assertions
that he baa been in communication with
counsel for the prosecution in Ihe Scar route
case. He says: "I have at no time con
versed or communicated with either Cole.
Merrick, Bliss or aver on that or any other
A hearing was had to-day before Secretary
Teller on ihe application for patents to
certain emrics made by soldiers of the rev
o'utionary war.tbeir heirs or assigns, of land
in the military land d strict of Ohio. The
dittrict embraces a large block of valuable
land between ibe Little Miami and Scioto
rivers, beside other tracts in other por ions
of the State. Ho decision.
Aw Elwpiac Cwastle ! Domlb y
Clas la s BoaratwEnowse.
Rochester, Dacember 27. The old City
Hotel at Rochester, N. Y., now occupied by
Mrs. Tally for a boardinhouse, was tbe
scene of considerable excitement, a few daya
since, upon the discovery that a young man
and woman, who were living together and
boarding at ihe house, had been found dead
in their bed, and that a flswing but nnlighted
gas burner told the story of their death.
When Mrs. Tally made tbe discovery she
gave tbe alarm, and aa there waa some evi
dence of life in tbe man's body, physicians
were summon d, but their e Sons to resus
ci'ale were in vsio. Coroner Daningburg
beld an ioquet, and tbe verdict of tbe jury
waa tbat "death resulted from aeybyxia
from illuminating gas." Tbe names of the
unfortuna;e man and woman were at first
something of a mystery. About two months
nito they applied at Mrs. Tally's for board.
Thev staled tbat thev were married, and
gvc tbe names of William and Katie Latia.
Tbey were accepted, and their conduct out
wardly has been unexceptionable. Liti-, as
he called himself, obtained work in the ne
Cential ireighlhousen Kent at reel, and the
woman bad employment with Mrs. Sherry,
dressmaker, on West Main street. Neither
was siven to tbe excessive nse of liquor, and
ihey lallted frequently ot their parents, who,
they said, resided in Oneida county, and the
weman said her home was in Ibe town of
Clayville. Both had packed their trunks
and iulorimd Mr. Tally, on Monday, that
tb'V were going to pans tbe bolidaya with
Ibeir people, but should return again to
Rochester. A search ol tbe trunks
revealed letters which srem to indicate
tbat they were an eloping couple not
married. There is nothing in any of
the letters fonnd to indicate that the couple
were married, or that their relatives and
friends in Oneida county knew that tbev
were living together Inquiry bemg made
by teleirraph to Utica, the following dispatch
was furnished to tbe Rochester evening pa
pers! "Katie A. Morgan was a bright snd
attractive daughter if Taniel Morao, of
H&rdscrshble, in the western part of Bridge
Water, tter mother is dead. Col. Ji. N.
Pierce has been settling her mother's estate.
The family is respectable, except a hard son.
Katie worked in Bicbbeld last rummer, and
her whereabonta since were unknown to ber
family. Doyle is twenty-two years of age,
son of Thomas Doyle, of Bridewater. It is
not known that they were married. Kaiie's
sister, who lives four miles out of Rochester,
haa been telegraphed."
A $33,000 .SUIT
Alleged Kervleesi Irsatkl Acalast
I we JleltiOfllsl PabllsblBs; House
.f the Kev. Mr. Harts
rorswerlr iisst at Sew Arlraaa-Tbs
Wallritljr of ine lialra Orwld
Special to the Appeal.'
Xashvim.e, December 27. Tbe mert'eaa
wiil p'tblish the fallowing to-moirow morn
i g: In the Chancery Court clerk's office
yesterday was filed the bill of Kobert Harp
ca. the Book Agent of the Methodist Episco
pal Church, South. The complainant sub
stantially set ftartb that he is a 'minister of
tbe gospel and a member of tbe MetbodUl
Episcopal Church, South; tbat tbe above
corporation established a branch houe at
New Clean, La., in 185?, that
was known as the New Orleans depos
itory of tbe pcblisbiog home, or branch
honte; further that in November, 186S,
complainant took charge of the above con
cern at New Orleans, being employed by the
defendants; from tbe lime he assumed con
trol until 18b9 defendant alleges that he
ceased to be a minister, and was employed at
a salary of $1000 a year; tbat, in 1869, tbe
business of his house became so large that
he save up his pastorate and assnmed com
plete control, at tbe time of doing so de
manding a salary of $3000 a year, and ex
pecting to receive that amount; that when
he took charge his house did a busine s of
10,000 a year, which afterward increased
to (60,000 a year. Complainant further
sets forth that tbe embarrassment
of '-he Nashville house ueces-tilated the
drawing of drafts on Ihe New Orleans
branch, wh'ch he protected by bis own indi
vidual notes, ihe total amount of dralis that
were drawn on him amounting to $15,000;
that some of tbe notes he had given were
protested, in consequence of which he wsa
thrown into bankruptcy, anil the stores snd
goods sold ia 1878; tbat from 3869 until
1878, owing to the financial embarrassment
of the house, he had drawn only $10,000
of his salary ; that in 1878 he
filed his petition in bankruptcy, after which
the buiness was settled up and the assignee
discharged. He therefore biings this bill to
recover tbe amount due bim as salary to
July, 1880. Tbe total amount of complain
ant's claim ia $33,000, wish interest, minus
the $10,000 received. I: is learned from the
proper authorises at the publishing house
that the foregoing statement of Mr. Harp wsa
made before the Book Comaiiite and
agent some weeks sgo. He was granted
a full and fair hearing at great
length. His expenses from New Orleans and
back and tbe freight on his books snd papers
were paid by tbe house, in order tbat tbe
committee might have all tbe facts bearing
on tbe claim before them, and after Ibe most
patient investigation tbe committee declined
to reejognias the claim, or any part of it, as
justly due. It is proper that this counter'
statement should sccompany tbe bill for lbs
infoimation of Ihe friends of Ihe publishing
house, until a regular answer shall be pre
pared. A jrilaTCMGIKIa
Attempts the Lire of Its Jllter with (ba
t. ver Heady a aid Haaar Revolver. -
Vincennes,.Ind., December 27. A highly
sensatioaal affair occurred hereon Monday,
tbe participants being well connected, which
bas occasioned considerable gossaip in busi
ness and social circles. For some time trou
ble has been brewins between a school
teacher. Miss Anna Stuart, of this city, and
Mr. Cbarlea Wetxel, an attorney. Mi-s S u
art alleges that Mr. Wetzel is her betrothed,
and the faithlees young limb of the law,
having grown tired of her caresses, has of
lale been giving his attentions to another
highly respectable young lady of t Ibis city.
Miss Stuart has grown desperate and depoa
deot, and in her jealous frenxv his endeavor
ed in every way to win her lover back lo ber
heart. Not succeeding in Ibis, she plottid
against her lover, and secured the seiv 'oes
of a relative, Mr. Teegirdner, in
her behalf. Tbe latter gentleman
made a business sppointment with the
attorney to meet bim at Justice Smart's resi
dence, icro.4 tbe Wabasb, in Illinois, where
he ostensibly had some deeds to convey to a
mythical party. Wetz?l kept the appoint
men: promptly, but to his dismay, was met
at the door by his discarded sweetheart, who
stintly asserted that Welz '1 should marry
her. A friend had secured the sir! a mar
riage license ia LiwrentKville. We-'ajt re
fused lo comply with tbe girl's request. She
then drew a revolver upon him, when be
started into s run, which resulted ia a lively
race across the river-brii'g, over half a mile.
But the girl was not 11 jei footed eooogs for
her recreant lover, who escaped ber ana leu
the city for parts unknown. The yoorg
lady is determined and means vecgeanoe.
The aff air creates much exci'ement.
See II as; or Ibe Hew York Swaaday 's-
New York. December 57 The Cooper
Cniou was but nart'.T filled t (ha meeting of
the Suoday-Ciosin; league in fa tor of the
penal code last nig it. A large anmser 01
those present were even not in sympathy
with the ideas of ibe originators of the meet
ing, and frequently interrupted tb proceed
ings wiih his.es. The police, t large body
of whom were present, ej-cted one at a a amid
great confusion. Tbe meeting was called to
order by the Rsv. Howard Crosby, who
named Charles Tracv for chairman. Tracy
poke but a few words, and was often inter
rupted with hisses, as was the aecretsry of
the league, IVovest. Judge Xisali aJivis,
uoon beine- introduced aM i take no
siock in any idea striking at God or His Sab-
aio. a oeneve in tx3ra ana Jam
and I believe the Sabbath of tea Christian
was instiiuted and ordained b God, and one
of -he holiest and best ever issUtuted." He
bad gone thus far when a lar aumoer 01
people arose, and cheerintr for Sunday
opening, left the hail, tbe remaining portion
clapping their bands and saouling, ''Glory
to God, hallelujah," "There go" Tnm' rlc
Judge Davis argued that las Sunday law
was in favor of the workers, snd stated that
he was opposed to irjanciiooa reetrsioing
ihe police from perioral icf their duty.
Judge E. L. Fancher address1 n meeting
in a similar strain.
IV OB BY JSJIFIIALS.
Wealdiac or Oliver Bet""1"1
Isoosit aad ;Xlss
Barak Sewaa '"
Newport, R. I, Deaesibe' Tb.e, "en
ding 10-day of Oliver Haaf Perry Belmont
and Sarah Sevan Wbii w tbe social
event cf the season. Ibe krid-groom la a
son of Augut Belmont and th Tbrrld .lbs
daughter of the 1st AuD I- Whiting.
Trie cimp.ny was about ;s select aa the
Kastern Stabs coald fnroiab. Tbe wedding
presents were valued at tlW.OOO. Tbe bride
was dressed in white sA'"i with pearl trim
mings. The court trs' ,wn,te
silk, with pearl tian:ulf, a he sleeves
were cut short st tn nd nied
with old famil. I,., Ibe bride also wore
a long Me Yei', waa ' tr mmed
fostemd back with
urange Blossoms s
smonds, 1 ha gift s
ihe bridegrom. She
also wore a necklace' Pri and diamonds,
and carried a hoiHue et white roses sad
riliei of the ts11v.L"
, - 4
Hold on to the ,or wi" rTe Jou
welt and do you8ood trough tt rnity
Hold on ta vinoe, beyond price to yoa
at alt tin,.. places, Hold on to Dr.
Bull's Consh Syrs. for there is nothing like
11 10 cure a conrv" "
The Rhine aid TribuUriea ica;n Onl of
Their Banks Ballretsl Traffic ia
Russia and tbe Vatican -Distress ia Ice
land DeBmzza's Expedition The
Ifapsharg- AaaiTersarf -
Surz, December 27. Arabi h 1 h's fellow
exiles embarked this afternoon lor Ceylon.
There was no deiSiorastratioo cf nT Kinj jn
connection with the departure.
TBE czae aVd tub pope.
St. Petersbobo, Dacunb-r 27. Russia
and the Pope have arraogeJ a modus tidendii,
one rf the first results of which wiil be that
1 tie l'oie will reappoint Catholic bishops in
DISIBESS IN ICELAND.
London, December 27. The actio,- gov
ernor of icelaud, lh bishop ani other per
sona of note, in a - eomauoicatioo to the
T7m. UrTlllI .' nl O rtitaf in.-. ih. 4
donations received, there must be great dis-
trees irom wani 01 iooe. is Iceland during the
ItESTOBED TO BEALTH.
Beblin, December 27, The emperor has
recovered his nsoai health.
In constqance of eontinuous rains the
Rhine and its tributaries are considerably
swollen. Traffic is suspended on several rail
roads in Baden. :
A TAIN HOPE.
Madrid, D.-ceuber 27. Kiog Alpbonso,
replying lo the Cbristmss congratulations of
ihe Chamber of Deputies, said: "Ibe move
ment "for the coocen rajon of important
public forces aroandmy throne and dynasty
increases my hopes of seeing the whole of
Spain filled wilh a feeling of attachment to
ou- traditional monarchy."
England's kepbesentative at the
. ' VATICAN. .
Rome, December 27. England has pro
posed to accredit the diplomatic resident at
the Vatican on the same foo'ing as the rep
resentative at Prussia. The Pope haa acqui
esced in ibe proposition.
THE OATH BILL.
Tbi-CrafraI Bureau of Ihe Senate reported
unaoimoutly in favor of the parliamentary
oath bill, i- -
GOES Off THE QUEEN'S BENCH.
Dublin, December 27. William Johnson,
a'loraey-eeoeral for Ireland and member of
Parliameot fur Mallow, has accepted an ap
pointment in Ihe Qtieen's b?nch division of
her majesty's High Court of Justice in Ire
land. Andrew M. Porter, solicitor-general,
will aueceed Johnson. as attorney-general,
and Joha Naiab, law adviser to tbe crown,
will become solicitor-general. Naish will be
a candidate ior a seal io the House of Conf
uona, made vacant by .Johnson's acceptance
of the judgeship.
IHE HOOSE OF HAPSBUKO.
Vim i A, December 27. Tue entire popu
lation is preparing to celebrate Ihe 600. h
anniversary of the foundiaz of tbe bouse of
Hapsburg. The Emperor, Express and Crowa
Priece srrived Ibis morning, and will receive
numerous deputations and addresses from
prominent Austrian corporations.
CELEBRATED WITH ENTHUSIASM.
Reports received from all parts of the em
plre show that the 600th anuiversary of the
house of Hapsburg is being celebrated with
tbe greatest enthusiasm.
- -!' - MEXICO.
. -A GOOD MAN FOB THE PLACE.
CirroF Mexico, December 27. Geo. Ei
taniates Canedo has been appointed plenipo
tentiary fld Aoe to negotiate in conjunction
with Bomero a commercial treaty wiib tbe
United States. Cansdo sails from Vera Crua
Ior New Orleans tre 2d of Januarr. Nego
liaiions begin in Washington the middle of
January. Canedo bas a good military re
cord, served in six Congresses, and now is a
member. He bas been chairman ot the
Commiitees of tbe Interior, War and For
eign An urs. lie was educated in J? ranee
and tbe United States, and is very Ameri
can in his ideas and sympathy.
Paris, December 27. The government in
troduced into tbe Chambers a credit ol 1,20,
0001. for D.-BrazzVa expedition.
The Chamber of D -pnties rj jcled 352 to
liO the amendment ot Uasnele 1'elletan, re
ducing tbe Tunisian credit. The Miniater
af War said tbe army of occopation will be
reduced to 20,000 men, but the credit was
necessary. Ibe denoiuve vote of credit was
adopted 424 to 5"i. Tbe bill creating a
mixed corps fir Tunis was adopled. The
Senate adopted the budget of expenditures
lo us eutirety.
Gambelta had a slight attack of fever last
DE BBAZZA'S MISSION.
The report of the Committee on DeBras
n's Mi-sion stales that ha considers it pos
sible to complete the exploration of tbe up
per Congo in two years. De.Drszzvs object
is to maintain the position already achieved
by founding eight chief and twelve minor
stations, forming a chain to Brrzzelville
from Gaboon and from the sea. In order to
mark tbe pacific character of ihi mission, it
goes under the auspices of the Ministers of
foreign Affairs and Public In -Iruction.
The ladiea have distinguished themselves
once more in the ixmdoo University c!aa
lists. rue scholarship and gold medal for
obstetrics are taken by a lady; two ladies
ate placed in the first class, one a student
from Girton College; five more have gained
second classes and several others are in tbe
Baker Pasha seems to hsve been some
what victimized. With the full knowledge
of ibe goveramen', the Knedivs appointed
him to reorganize tbe Eryptian army, and
no obj clioo was raised until he had fully
matured bis plans, when, wilh unexpected
suddennexs. Lord Granville disclaimed all
approval of the arrangement, and, to tbe in
dignant surprise of ih-- parties most immedi
ately concerned, it necessarily fell through.
The sea is ai longer to enjoy a monopoly
of torpedoes. Lieut, du Zibjwi'z, of tbe
Hungarian Cavalry, has invented a land tor
pedo, which has been adopted by the Aus
trian War OrBcr. In a quarter of an hour
sixty men can render the front of any posi
tion absolutely unassailable by placiog a
few of these mines on the ground. Lieut,
tin Zubowitz is the same officer who, some
lime ago, rode on a favorite mare of his from
Vienna to Paris in an incredibly short time.
The friends of the existing law as to mar
riage with a deceased wife's sister have
formed a strong committee and intend, it is
said, to conduct a vigorous campaign. The
Duke of Marlborough is president and the
Earl of Shaftesbury, Lord Coleridge and tbe
Juishop of Lincoln are vice-presidents. Like
tbe formation of a Scotch Church Defease
Society, which baa been likewise announced
ibis week, it would seem tbat those who have
taken action feel that what they tear is about
to pass into the range of practical politics.
The Eaglish court for crown cases re
served bas decided an important law point.
Two men stole Egyptian bonds and other
valuables f ool an English steamer which
waa at Amsterdam. The defendants' counsel
argued thst Dutch courts alone bad juris
diction in ihe premises, but the accused were
convicted. A the vessel was not a man-of-war,
but a merchantman, the just'ee who
heard Ibe case r-served tbe point ior the
higher court. Five judges have now de
cided that a man on board a British ship ia
under the protection of the British flag, and
consequently subject lo Eagiisu justice.
The privilege implies the liability.
Sib William Habcoukt, the home secre
tary, is Whewell professor of international
law at Cambridge, England. A stadent com
plains in a London journal that it ia three
years since tbe secretary performed any of
tbe duties of his chair. Tne young man
further remarks: "We have beard it stated
that he is justified in this omissioo by tbe
fact Ibat Dr. Whenelt made el.. borate ar
rangements for I ho appointment of a subsii
tu'e io case bis professor should occupy, tem
porarily, a position such as to render lectur
ing imposs.ble; but then Sir William Har
court bas not appointed a subautate. A gen.
eration of Cambridge undergraduates has
now passed away without having had toe
opportunity cf bearing tbe home secretary
expound that .branch of law on which he is
' . . . i .' 1 . 1 1 Tt I
no couct best qtiaun-a io m. nut-
well can scarcely have intended such a state
of things aa this. o doubt the study ot in
ternational law receives a great impetus irom
the fact tbat 8ir William Hircoort is nom
inally one of its professors; but if be is not
prepared to perform any of bia duties, surely
it would be seemly to resign."
There was quite a sensation at the vre
miere at tbe Varieties last week, when Mile.
Zora, tbe pr'ss beauty from Buda-Peetb,
made ber debut. When the young lady ap
peared and raised her veil there was an ani
mated discussion among the audience as to
i .).: r,. t I ritra The maloritTl
ll Li.iuja iui 6. , J ,
however, save their verdict !n ber favor. As
to the beahty herself, it appears tbat she
does not know a word of French, and the
short part tbat tbe antbo's bad written for
her had to be cnt down '6 the interrogation,
"Oa-suts ic?" Even Ibis proved too much
tor the debtAan! to master correcl'y, for, to
the borror of the stage manager, sh
ber Veil and called out, "Ou je suiiT"
Although the Duke of Hamilton is pre
mier duke of Scollrnd and i,io fact, Scotch
(bis patronymic being Douglas iand be only
a Hamilton in tbe femsie line;, the Hamil
ton family, now cuiirely identified with
Scotland, is not ot Scotch origin. Bur
ton, in his Description ol l.cicetta shire, IbZZ,
one ol tbe oldts'of complete county histo
ries, says: "Hamilton is in the parish ot
Barkby, in the hundred of G ascot e, and bad
a cbappr-ll within it. lathis tosn was tbe
seal oi Ihe anuieut family of Hamilton.
Km.:ioa cf ike old.Jiallmay Jet be traced.
The Duke of AOeroorn ia bead oi the hou,
the Duke of Hamilton representing the
elder, female line. Few families have in
creased and multiplied more.
The death of John Day, of Danebury, sev
ers an almost ior-roiten unc oi me pei,
"Crucifix," "The Hero," "Lord George Bn-
tinek." all rising ta the minds eye when we
think oi him who died last week. A link,
too, be was with a past more modern, and,
alas, not likely to be forgotten Ihe plung
ing Hastings era, which brought Ihe turf to
its lowett ebb. John Day's life never flowed
in a steady current. One moment he was on
the full tide of success, soother in tne lowest
dpth of failure snd mis fortune, snd since
tbe lime tbat Ibe studs ot lrd Hastings ana
tbe Duke of Beauford were (old he has grad
ually drilled out ol men s minds. Danebury,
for years pas', has been Under a cloud that
could never lift; but a change may take
place and prosperity agaia attend it with
Tom Cannon, John Day's son in-law, estab
lished as mas'er.
The Archbishoo of Canterbury enjoys a
salary of 15,000 per annum, and tbe two
palaces at Lambeth and Addingtea are placed
at Ibe disposal of the crown. Half a century
se the value of the See of Canterbury was
vastly greater. In the reign of Henry VIII
Ihe annual value oi the See was set down in
tbe Liber Begalit at 2682 12s. 6d.. but I find
it slated in ibe Echo ihat in 1830 it was ad-
milted by Dr. Lushington, a high authority,
to amount to 32,000, exclusive, of course, of
residence. Two years before that date Arch
bishop Manners Sutton died, after holding
tbe arcbbiabopnc twenty-tour year. Wben
be died he left four Sutton", each with tbre
or lour church preferences, to most of which
they had been appointed by himself. He
also appointed bis sister's husband to four
living. If such scandals are impossible
now it is mainly owing to the reform act of
In a trial in Germany recently a curious
document was produced, which was called
lorth by the marriage of tbe Count of Solr,
a Hainan Catholic, to Agatha, Countess of
Hanau, a Piotest ant, in tbe year 160o. At
the wedding the bridegroom solemnly swore
to rtspect bis future wile's religious views,
and signed, sealed, and delivered a deed to
that effect It was couched io the following
terme: ' L Budolpb, Count of Sulz, hereby
promise on my honor as a nobleman or
may the devil take me that I will allow
my future wife lo r. main in her religion, ncr
will I offer her any inducement in the slight
est to abandon it. I have at my home two
Jbtei;it Ibat is not enough lor ber 1 will
get her two more. Let her read in them
bravely and industriously. Moreover, it is
her body, not her soul, I take. I shall re
main in my religion, in which I have been
brt.ugbl np from my youth. I know thai I
am on tbe right road; if she won't go to
heaven let her tp to hell. Signed, Rudolph,
ijuot ot ou.'z."
Music hath charms and so forth. A
wealthy Russian of Odessa, Samuel A bra
hauiovitch by name, is a passionate lover of
Wagner's music. During Ibefesiival atBv-
rfuib he gave himself np entirely to his
Cas-ion and neglected his wife, a Russian
eauiy, to an extent tbat flesh and blood
could not endure, it appears. For while he
was staying in Paris, not having gone back
from Beyreuth to Odesss, as a good husband
should have done, be learned tbat his wife
had fallen in love with ber cousin. He hur
ried back to Odesss, breathing (as every one
aui posed) fire and fury. Bui instead of fol
lowing the advice of the French dramatist,
1'uet la, be procured a divorce as quickly as
possible, announc-d to his whil?m wife ihat
she was free, urged on ber marriage wilh
ber cousin, was one of tbe witness-. a at tbe
Ceremony, and gave tbe pair a wedding pres
snl of 200,(09 r. Surely O.hello's oc
cupations changed. Waa it, after all, a re
SARDOU'S "FED0B I .'
Tbe Ctreatewt Dramatic 8wee.ee i of Ibe
Tks Woatlerfnl Toilettes She Wears
Immense Sfwatey lreflt af Ibe
Tbe London World publishes a further ac
count of tbe new ..lay of M. Victorieo Sar-
dou, the story ol waiuh haii appeared in the
Herald. Fedora will be warmly discussed
Like all Sardou's pieces it is full of sleight-
ot baud and eseamotage. Hat wbat other
living author could coos' ruct a piece with
such consummate art, sucn complete com
m ind of all the resources of tbe stage? As
for Sara's acting it is simply magnificent.
"What!" said an eminent novelist to me as I
was lauding the grand tradgedienne to tbe
skies "quoit nous coupes done dani cetle grande
m'ttmoanauer MonieoanK it yon like, con
jurer if you like; but, after all, what does all
his depreciation amount tor Wbat is bar-
dou's object in writing Fedorat His object
is to make a beap of money. How does he
attain his end? By employing every means
at a dramatist's disposal pathos, terror.
pity, tenderness, strangeness and by com
posing a role ot sucn a complexity mat l
brings into relief all the phases of the sulen
did talent of Sara Bernhardt. What other
actress could produce the effects she does?
I confess frankly to my critical interlocubr.
"Out, monsieur, ye coupe dans eette granae tan
I must say a word about Sara's dresses.
Worm, Frlix and Morin, of Vienna, have
all been called upon to furnish four toilets,
one for each act of the piece. Which dreaae
Sara wiil wear on the first night on Mon
day neiiber I nor Sara can tell. Reader, I
am obliged to post my letter oeiora toil
eventful evening. At the rrheareal on Sat
urday Sirs appeared iu three dresses.
Here is the dress of the first act sky blae
ttamask lame with silver flowers; skitt em
broidered satin Pompadour snd gold; very
short sleeves wilh loops of ribbon; lawny
gloves coming up above Ibe elbow; the dress
is draped wilh a fichu of Chinese crepe fall
ing over the skirt and covered wilh silver
pampilles; corsage open to a point and
tdged with rolls of white tulle; opera cloak
of drab satin pleated all over, bordered
with silver fox and lined crimson. Dress of
second act a spectacular costume of boulon
efor satin entirely covered with em
broidery of plnab, files silk and
iridescent beads; train of fire colored plush
lined with satin fronton d'or; corsage equare
cut. with cascades of red and gold fringe
ia front, and a garland of nasturtiums twin
ing round half way down the train; gold
fringe round the bottom of tbe skirt and
above three rows of gold beads; corsage wilb
shoulder strap; long gloves; large fan of
yellow ostrich feathers. The third dress ia
of the princess form, of pale bine brocade,
with large flowers; half" sleeves; jabot ant
tablier of Alencon lace; epaulets; Directory
sash of palebiue; Marie Smart collar. Tbe
curioei-.y of the Parisians is at a high pitch.
Th whole honse is already let for the ten
performances in spite of tbe raised prices of
seats. As much as 700f. and 800f. was paid
fjr a stall for tbe first night.
It ia to be noticed that Fedora is a piece
of such a nature that it can bs played be
fore any audience. It contains none of
jhose ri.ky situations which olten render
French plays impossible elsewhere than in
the indulgent ciiy of Paris. I inspect Sar
doa has been intentionally careful on this
po;nt with a view lo increasing bis f r..fii,
which wilt aasount lo something like 10,
000. A run of si many nights is guaran
teed at the Vaudeville; Sara Bernhardt has
Dsid a big asm for the right of "starring"
ihe pice in Belgian, Spain and Italy; a
Germaa maaatrer baa bought tbe right for
Ihe Teutonic countries, and I hear mat M.
M. L. Mayer bas paid 2000 for tbe Eigli'h
and American copyright. At Ibis rate piay
writing is won a the candle. Apropos, ai.d
lo wind np this anbjct, yoa mast no longer
i-psak of 6ara aa Sara. Tbe thing is now to
cal I her fa evamde tragedienne.
Reform aa IfeonpIUhed Fact so Far
as the Sraate Can Make It So
The Feadletoa Bill
Pawed by the Very Decided Tote or 39
to 6 -Provisions of the Bill as
Pent ta the Honae.
Washington, December 27. The civil-
service reform bill a finally amended and
passed ia in its full text as follows.
A Bill lea KrEwlate a.t Improve the
Civil Sterile or Ike lalicd States..
Wheseas, Comraen iuatice reouires that si far
as practicable alt citizens duty qualified shall be
allowed equal opoortunittea on tbe grounds of
personal ntness pit securing appointment, employ
ment and nronrtottou ia the ttubordinate civil ser
vice ol the t nitfcd .Stale ; ana K!ireas. lusU'e p
the public likewise requires that the government
shall have th? largest, choice amoDg those likely
to aoawer the requirements ol Ihe public st-mce;
and whereas. Iiifaice. as well aa economy, etfi-
eif-ncrand iutegrity tit the public service will be
protnotea DyauusiuuuuB uuuorui uiiu(uue ex
amatlona for the examinations hereloiore held In
pursuance of statutes 18o3 and 1S6j: therefore
ten!aitc iy rnr
-gwJKil ajtatrs Cf America, tn Lvn-
atatrs cf America,
arctt auanbied. Thst tbe President a authored
lAbpeiaiil:' ad wilu the consent ox the Senate,
taree perscus, tt more than two erf -twun thai I
b adherents or tbe aame burly. SS V1VU Berrlce
Commissioners, and said three commissioners
shall conatitaw the Unite Suites Civil Her vice
Commisaionera. baid commissioners shall hold
no oihr puace under tde flailed H ales, ine
President ma.? remove any commissioner, and any
v. . nv in thA nnhttimi nf nktnmijuinu'r final!
bsso flfled by the President, by and wrtk the cop
sen t of tbe Senate, aa lo couiorin to said condi
tions for Ihe nrst selection of com mlsslonera.
Tbe commissioners shall each receive a taiary of
f.tOO per year, and each of said commissioners
shall be paid his necesyary traveling expense in
curred in the discharge of his duty aa commis-
DUTIES OF THE COM MISSION KK3.
Section 1. It hall be the dutv of aiid commis
sioners to aid the President, as he may require. In
preparing aultable rules for carrying this act into
Bee. 2. when said rules shall have been oro-
mulgtcd it thall be thu duty of all officers f tbe
Untied States hi the departments and offices to
which any of sttth rules linll relate to atd in car
rviltc said rules and anv modifications Lhereoi
into effect; aud. among oiher tbing, aaid rules
snau proviue ana aeclare, as nearly as toe condi
tions oi cooa auminlslratiou win warrant
a-trsC For open competitive examina
tions for testing; tbo fitness of appli
cants for puflic service now classified or
to be classified hereunder; such examinations
shall ba practical in their chancier and. so far as
may be, tin all relate to those matters whtcb will
lairir teat tne relative capacity ana fltness oi tne
persons examiued to dinchatire the dnties of that
service into wnicn tney sees to pe appointed.
Dccona. inat an omces. Places ana employ
menu so arrauged, or to be arranged In classes,
shall be filled by selections according to grade,
from tboss graded highest aa the results of auch
Tllird. AoDolntmenta tn the public service
aforesaid in theiTierlartmerltA at Washington Shall
beaportiouedaSaong the several States and .Ter
ritories and trie Jaistrict ot Columbia upon the
basis of population, as ascertained at ihe last ore
ceding census. Every application for examina
tion shall contain, anions- other thinas. a state
ment, under oath, stating his or her actual bona
nae residence at tne time oi makiM? application,
as wen as now long ne or ane naa Deen a-resiueub
fourth. Tbat there shall be a period of proba
tion netore any absolute appouatmeni or employ
fifth. That nromotiona shall be from lower
grades to higher on a basis of merit and competl-
Sirth That no pers n in the public service is
for that reason uuuer any obligation to coutrloute
to any politioal fund or render anv political ser
vice, and that be will not be removed or otherwise
oretuoged for refusio e to do so.
.ViKiiA.That no persau in said service has any
right to use his ottitiial authority or influence to
coerce tne po meal action ot any person or noay.
EiatUh There stall be non-competitive exam
ination, in all proper cases b. fore tbe Commission
when competent persons do not compete after
notice haa been ativen of the existence of a va
cancy, under Bitch rules as may be prescribed by
tne wmmwiuueia mm n manner ui k " . 11 uuuv,
and comnetition mav not be fonnd practicable,
aViitn. That notice shall bs given ia writing by
tba appointing power to said commission oi ine
persons selected for appointment or employment
Irom among those to be examined, of tbe place
of residence of auch persons, of tbe rejection of
any such persons after probation, of transfers.
nxtirnatinns aud removals, snd of date thereof
and a record of the aame shall be kept by said
Commission, and no necessary exceptions from
said nine fundamental provisions of the rules
shall be held forth in connection with such rules
and reasons therefor, shall be statedfin the annual
reports ol tbe commission.
POWKBS OF TUB COMMISSION,
Sre. S. Bald Commission shall, subject to rules
mat may ne maae oy tne l-resiaeut, maste reguia
lationa and have control of such examinations:
and, through its members or examiners, tt shall
supervise and preserve the records of the same,
and said Commir&ion shall keep minutes of itaown
Sec 4. Faid Commission may make investiga
tions concerning facts, and may report all matters
touching the enforcement and effects of said rules
snd regulations, ana concerning the action ot an
examiner or board of examiners nerein after pro
vided for lla own subordinates, and those in the
public service in respect to the execution of this
Sec. S. Eaid Commission shall make an annual
report to the President for transmission to Con
gress, showing its own action, rules and regula
tions, a. id exceptions thereto in force, tbe practi
cal effects thereof, and any suggestions it may ap
prove for tne more effectual accomplishment of
tne purposes oi tnis act.
Rm. 6. That said Commission is Both art zed to
employ a chief examiner, a part of whose duty it
shall be. under its dneciiou, to act with the Ex
amining Board, so isr as practicable, wbether at
nasuiUKion or eisewnere, ana secure accuracy,
unitormitv and iiistice in all their proceedings.
which shall bs at all times open to him. Tbe
chief examiner shall be entitled lo receive a salary
at ibe rate of f 3000 a vear. and he shall be paid
his necessary traveling expenses incurred in dis
charging uu duty, ine commission snail nave i
secretary, to be appointed bv the Presi
dent, who shall receive a salary of $1600
per aunnu. It may. when necessary,
employ a messenger and a stenographer, who
shall be paid, when employed, tbe former at the
rate of tlbOU a year, the latter at the rate of $000
a year. The uomml-sion snail, at wasmngiou,
and iu one or more places in each State and 1 erri
torv where examinations are to tske place, deaig
natoand select a snitable number of persons, not
less than three, in the official service the United
States residing ln said State nr Territory, after
con'ultiug with the head of tbe department or
office ln which such persons serve, to be members
of the boards of examiners, and may at any time
substitute auyother person in said service, living
ln such Territory, ln place of anv one so selected,
Such Board of Examiners shall be so located as
to make it rcasoiable, convenient and inexpensive
for applicants to attend before them, and wben
there are persons to be examined in any 8tate or
Territory the examinatlona shall beheld therein
at least twice in each year. It shall be tbe duty of
the collector, postmaster and other officers of the
U nited stales, at any place outside the District of
Columbia, where exaoiinationa are directed by
the President, or by said board to be held, lo allow
a reasonable use ol public ouiiaings lor noiaing
such examinations, and in all proper ways lo
lae.lltale the same.
ROOMS AND ACCOMMODATIONS.
Sec. 7. That it shall be the duty of the Secretary
of the Interior to cause suitable and convenient
rooms and accommodations to be assigned or pro
vided, and to be furnished, heated and lighted
at the city of Washington for carrying on the work
of said Commission in said examinations, and to
cause the necessary printing to be done ior aaia
PAIN3 AND PENALTIES.
See. 8. That anv said commissioner, examiner.
Copyist or raesseoger. or any person in the public
service, wbo willuliv ana corruptly, oy mm
self or in co-operation wilh one or mor other per
sons, deceive or obstruct any person in respect to
nis or ner rigmoi examination, accoroins to any
such rules or regulations, or who shall wilsfnlly.
corruptly and falsely mark the grade, estimate or
report upon the examination or proper standing
of any person examined hereunder, or atd in so
doins. nr who snail willfnlly and corruptly xnske
any false representations concerning the
same, or concerning the person examined, or
who shall wiltluilv and corruptly lurmsn to an
person any special or secret Information for tbe
purpose either of improving or injuring tbe pros
pects or chances of the person so examined, or to
b-i examined, beinar appointed or employed. Of
the person so examined to be. appoint
ed, employed or promoiea, snail, ior sucn
offense, oe deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and,
n win conviction, shall be punished by a fine ol
not less than 1 100 nor more than IIOOO, or by im
prisonment ol not less than ten days nor more
than one year, or by bo:h such fine ana Imprison
bo 9 That within i itv days after the passage
of this act it shall be tne dnty of tbe Secretary of
tne Treasnry. in as near conformity as may be to
tne classification oi certain cierxs now existing
under section 163 of tbe Revised statutes, first to
arrange in classes the several clerks and persons
employed by the collector, naval officer, surveyor
and appraisers, or either of them, or being in the
public service at their respective offices in each
customs district, where the whole number of said
cleras and persona shall be altogether aa
many as fifty, and thereafter from time to time on
the direction of tbe President, said secretary shall
make the like classification or arrangement of
clerks and persons soempioyed in connection with
any of said office or offices in any other cnsWas
district, and npon Use request and for ths
purposes of this act, said secretary shall
arrange ln one or more of said classes, or of ex
isting classes, any other clerks, agents or persona
employed nnder his department in any part of
said district, and not now classified, and every
such arrangement and classification upon being
made shall be reported to the President. Tbe re
mainder of this section is identical with tne fore
going, except that the words "postmaster-general"
and secretaries of the departments are used.
Sec 10. After tbe expiration of six months
from the passage of this act no officer of clerk
shall be appointed, and no person shall be em
ployed to enter or be promoted in either of said
classes now existing, or tbat may be arranged
hereunder, pursuant to said rales, ontil he baa
passed sn examination, or isshown to be specially
exempted from such examination in conformity
herewith: bat notning herein contained snail by
construed to take from those honorably dis
charged from the military oi naval ser
vice any preference conferred by section
1754 of the Revised Ptatntea. nor take from
tne President any authority not eonai'teut with
this a't. conferred by 17i3 section of said statu tea :
nor shall any officer not in the exetotire branch
of the government, or any person merely em
ployed aa a laborer or workman be required la be
classified faeieunder, nor. unless by direction of
tbe i?ena'e, shall any person who bas been nomi
ated for confirmation by the Senate be required lo
be classified or pass examination.
ONLY TWO OF A FAMILY.
Sec 10. Whenever there are two or more mem
bers of a family in tbe public service in grades
covered by tnis act, no other members of anch
family !U be eligible to appointment to any
such gr .lea.
Sec 11. That no recommendation of any person
who shall applv for office or place nnder the pro
visions of lois "act, wajfh may be given by any
senator or member of tbe House of Representa
tives, except as to character and residence of ap
plicant, small be received or considered by any
person concerned fa making any appointment un
der this act.
NO DRCKKARD SEED APPLY.
Sec. IX So pefeon habitually mine iitovicating
beverages in excess shal! be appointed to or re
tained in any office, bnunesa or employment to
which provisions this act ia applicable.
Bee. IS. That no senator or representative or Ter
ritory delegate of OancTesa, or senator or repre
sentative or delreale elect, or any officer or em
ploye Of either of said Houses: and no executive,
judicial, military or naval officer of the United
States, and no e'erk or empiove of any depart
msnt, branch or bsreaa of the executive, judi
cial, or military or naval service of the United
States shall, directly or indirect y. solicit
or receive or be in any manner concerned in so
liciting or receiving any assessment, subscription
of contribution for any political purpose wh-
Tver from any officer, clera or employe of the
tnite-l Stales or any aepirunenv, bianrh or bu
reau thereof, or from aDy peison receiving any
salacv oc compensation from moneys derived from
8ec 11. That no person shall, in anyroom or
building occupied iu ihe discharge ol omciai
duties by any person or eni-i;ye of the United
k '-, memionea an wis act, solicit, in inf
ir whatever, fir receive any comribntions of
money or any othe Piiuf. of value for anv politi
cal purpise whatever. . -. .. ,
aec. is. ro onuer or empiovs ot inc 'jbu
States mentioned in this act ihsll discharge oi
promote, or degrade, or in apy, manner change
the official rank or compensau n rf any .other
oatlc-r or emnlove. or Dmmie. or thfMVn so Ln
2o, 'or giving or withholding, ir neglecting to
m&seany contnoar'on. oi money or SDy o ier
value thing for any poktial,puraqse. . ,
Sec l.i. So officer, clerk, othir person fn the
service ol the United fctate.. shall direct!? or fudf-
ctly give orhand over to -ay other officer, clerk
or person in the service ot the Uuited States, or lo
any senator or member of ihe Houe of Represen
tatives, or 'lemioilal aeiegaie, or oiner person
sctina for sn -h senator, member or delegate anv
money 6r other valuable thlogon aooonnv of, e
to oe appuea to tue promotion ot any pouucai
Sec IB. Thst any person who ibaJI be guilty of
violating any provision of the four foregoing sec
tions shall be deemed fntlty of a misdemeanor,
and shall ou conviction thereof be nnnifihed bv a
fine not exceeding SoOOO or brimprieoument for a
term not yicKaius inrce ve&re. or nv sunn nna
ana imprisonment. Dot a tu me aisc
The bill passed bv a vote of thirty-nine
to five, and was sent to the iaooee.
a saw ibe Reoweater Savlaica fEmalta.
Rochester. N. Y, December 27, A run
commenced to-day on the Monroe County
Savings B ink. The greater ntlmber of those
undrawing- deposits sre wom-fl of the
poorer classes, wbo bave small :epo4i .
YTell-to do citizens are dcpesitine. I be bank
is able to meet all demands. Auont $75,000
was drawn out, not utsr as much as has
many daya been paid cut in the ordinary
coarse if bun inns. Tne ran on tbe Emtl
Side Savings Bank, which was a depoeiior in
tbe City Bank to the extent of $44,000, was
Very light, 'i here is no excitement at any
Aatlgtanaeat of Kale field's CeOpera
New York. December 27. Toe Co-oper
ative Dress -Association, of which Kate Field
was president, closed its store in Iwenly
ihlrd street to day. The association opened
tbe store a year ago, and brought Anthony
Pulbrooke from Ejglaod to manage it. Miss
Field and Pulbrooke disagreed, and tbe
gentleman left. At a meeting of ibe diiect
ors it waa resolved tbat aa soils for collection
bad been instituted it was best to author
ize counsel to lake such action as was
deemed best to protect the association. In
consequence, Mr. Edward U.Cole, a creditor,
in wbat is supposed to bs a friendly suit, ap-
5 lied for the appointment of a receiver,
he judge appointed T. H. Smith. The as
sets are stated as $244,000; liabilities, $126,
000. MUs Field refuses lo say anything, but
claims ta be a creditor to the amount of
$15,000. The heaviest claimants are U. B.
Ciaflin & Co. f jr $24,000.
THE FIRE KEC0II1).
Macon. Ga.. December 27. English &
Huguerin's warehouse, containing 2256 bales
ot cotton and a large amount of gu.ino,
bnrned early this morning. Tbe grocery of
Henrv & Sherwood waa also consumed.
Loss, 1110,000; insurance, (8-5,000.
Faibfield, Me., December 27. The main
bnildiog of the Simerset Fiber Company
burned ibis morning. The huge digester,
healed by the flames, exploded, throwing
the machine in all directions. John Pooler
was killed by tbe falling of an iron pipe.
Tbe buildings and machio?ry were entirely
new. Loss, $55,000; insured.
The Cst'ejallt-Caat Conical Settled.
Bpeclal to the Appeal. 1
NiSHViLLE, December 27. The first re
turns showed that H. M. Colquiit was elected
senator from the Eleventh District, Cor
rected returns from Macon county showed
the election of B. A. Cox by seven majority.
To-day corrected returns received from Pick
ett county showed the election of Colqnill
bv three majority. The certificate hereto
fore irsued to Cox will be recalled.
The engineers of the Central railroad ol
Georgia say: "Though exposed to the worst
miasmatic influences, going in and coming
out of Savannah at different hours ot the
night, snd also io spending eniire nights in
tbe ctiv during Ibe prevalence ot Ine yellow-
fever epidemic of 1874, with but the single
exception of one of us (wbo was taken sick,
but speedily recovered) we cortinued in our
usual eood health a circumstance we can
account for in no other way but by the a fleet,
under Providence, of the habitual and con
tinued use of Simmons Liver Regnlator
while we were exposed 10 this malaria."
That Deadly Toy.
New Yobk. December 27. Marcus Pike,
aired eichteen. picked np a toy-pistol to day,
and in a playful manorr pointed it at bis
married sister, Aooie McKeon. An explo
sion followed, and the woman was shot,
probably fatally. ,
Cblrags) Lsmbermaa's Exebaags.
Chicago. Dccembf r 27. Tne Lumber- I
men's Exchange, in monthly meeting to day.
decided lo continu? the old price liar, except
for ioist and scantling, two bv six inches and
twelve to fourteeo feet, which were reduced
io price f 1.
Coughs. Brown's Bronchial Troches are
used with advantage to alleviate coughs, sore
throat, boirsemrss snd bronchial affections.
Price 23 cents s box.
The Safest Way to Kestere
The youthful color of the hair is furnished
bv Parker's Hair Balsam, which is deserv
edly popular from its suoerior cleanliness.
Hanae la II la us.
Niw York, December 27. Oscar Wilde
sailed for Europe to-day. Only a few friends
gathered st Ibe pier to otler farewells.
Large Consignment Keeeired.
FOR BALE TO
TUB THA.DB ONIaY.
Barlapa ln quantities to suit.
S. KATZKNBERGER'3 SON 3,
17 Madison street.
ELECTION OF DIRECTORS.
Caios awn Plihties Bang or M aaraia,
Maatrats. Ten., December 2, issi J
OTOCKHOLDERS a-e duly noUSed than an-ec-O
Oon wiil be Held at this Bank on MONDAY,
January 8, 183, from 10 o'clock a.m. until 2 p.m
for the purpose ol choosing Fifteen Directors for
the ensalng year. 5. P. BEAD. Cashier.
Jr. Maurice JPritchard
I'HISlCIiS ASD M7B6E0X.
Brecial attention given to SuigerT and Bnrgical
asMl Keatdewre 73 Beale Street,
NOTICE TO STOCKHOLDEKS.
Merchants Cotton Press and Storage Co.
BT resolntion of the Board of Directors, a meet
tag of ihe stockholders of tbe above-named
company will be beld at tneir office, So. 9 Maditon
street. Memphis, Tena., on the aal slaw sr Jas
avry, Istata, when a proposition will be rath
waiiwd to be voted npon on that day to increase
th capital stack of the company.
. WOODRUFF-, President.
J. W. Falls, Secretary.
OK. I. W. BUDDEKE
Bsxseialiy Eye ssast Ear Iklaeaars.
OfRee 265 lala Street, eor. W. Cenrt.
RKSIPgWCB al ADAMS PTBEgT.
1000 Tons Rags, Iron and Bones
BT SAM GABAT. ASE5TT. DEALFR IX BFC
ond-band Goods, all, 413 and alSSdELBy
BTEEjrr. Also boys and sells everything from a
Keedle to a Steamboat. He invites everyoody to
visit . ts Free public Library. All kinds of Ma
elaerv honcM and snld.
HAVING been a pointed andqnalified aa ad
minis rain x of tbe estate of Philip i. Xaa
lon. decsaed, this is to notify debtors to call snd
pay, and creditors to present tneir claims, duly
Srobated, to my attorneys, Goodwin A Goodloe, sS
adison street, Memphis, Trnn. Memohis, face
IS, lota. IsalJ bCSAH MaLLO.V, adn'i
G AST S Wednesday. Dacember 27, 1KS2. at 5
o clock a.m . Jr.M THsaasa Oastok, sged fifty
one years aix months sua two days, wife of John
Faneral will take place from SL Peter"! church
ths (THURSDAY) morning at o'clock. Friends
sre tnvtt t attend.
STATS NATIONAL BANK, . 1
atkau-His, Tan St., December 8, 181 f
W A meeting of thestockhoiaers ol this Bank will
be h-H on TUE.-DAY. January . 18S3. at their
bankingbonse, between the honraof 11 o'clock and
2 p.m.. for liie purpose of electing Thiiteen Direct
ors io serve for the ensuing year...
J. A. HaYtS, J.,Cash!eT
l .SJ s a sa An Ufnscrated SO
IV MEDICAL USES OF ELECTRICITY.
Fall anrrtpuna ot di aad Sltssmsss for
ELECTftO-FARADIC BELT CO..
S I X at iMChssinut St., at. Louia. Mo.
oacAaic weashe&s a tsssrrusy in ste
Harris Bssasdr Co. Prop's, sH. Lorria.Ifk
PTTASAXT! SATZI Hm VII
Also Prwsnts, Contagion. No loss ot Time or
chariie ot Diet Overwhelming sialea, unmis
takable cures and unbounded satisfaction. An
Agent wanted tn every eity and tirwafrt frtotn.
bent by express on receipt of price. Address
sola Aamts Bou thorn stataa, ATLANTA, Oa
r-N SATURDAY. DECEMBER SO, 1882, AT 12
I J o'clock m.. I win. in front oi tne post
allierville, fchelby county. Tenn., sell at public
i action, to the highest bidder, for cssh, the un
ntllectpd Knies and Accounts belonging io the es
tate of S. D. Mangum, deceased, and the late Arms
: 8. D. Mangum t Co. and Mangum A Bro. Said
claims will be sold ln eight lotsorpa-kaies.
. A. D. GiVVNNK,
Adtn'roi 8. V. Mangum. deceased.
TS accordance with the charter of tbe Memphis
fit. schools, nmiea is hereby givea that an
election will be held in ths ameraat wards
throughout tne city, on tne
First Thursday in Jaaiary, 188$,
to elect Cue School Visitor from each ward to
erve for to
Bv order . S. RA AUT.
President Board e
A. B. Elll. Secretary.
ADD TO ; ir;uur,rL
nrnfirsfrom liMW!ntotoft10ro$iwAjorT'if' dMMrin
GRAIN. PROVISIONS &
tai li mtiLibt.'r ge tu Hit? bciii-'tit of i-oiiibinrcl capital of tint
Club. ittJCrt sent wwkly. Uttftfentte pla montbly.
Club 13 ptitlBharelMllerc lm lc thctr money in protti in
pitst three moMttfl, ntlll leHVinr unglmU amount mukittg
muiipy In Club, or return.! on deniftud. fcliaree, IliKwlu
ExiiUnatury ein ulai-ntcnf frw. IllUblrcorrfoitdt'nl
wmiuhI A'verywlii're. Addrowi It. E. Kkkdall Jk Co
Com a Mchtfk, iT A 19 La Salle gL.CaiCAqo, li.
Ast"ETINO of the general committee ap
nninted tn direct the preparation of statistics
as to the service of Tennesseans in the Confed
erate Armies, U called for 3 o'clock this (THtlRB-
11A i ) anernoon, at toe law omce or laeu a. v.
Hnmea. The rommlttee is as follows: Gen. a. J.
Vaughn, Gen. W. Y. . Humes, Gen. G. W. Gor
don, Col. Luke W. Ftnlay. Col. M. C. GaUaaay,
CcH. Barteau, T. W. Brown.
SHERIFF'S TAX NOTICE
THS nnpatd SUts and Connty Tax Bills for the
vear 1882 of the Fourth. Fifth. Sixth. Seventh
and Tenth wards, and ibe Mi h. Twelfth. Four
teenth, Sixteenth aud Eighteenth Civil Districts
have been placed in my hands for collection. Far
ties who have not paid their taa.es in said wards
and districts will please call at once lo the Hberifl's
office aud pay aame without any Inrther cost and
trouble as no personal property is exempt iroua
seizure for taxes.
P. R. ATHT
Used for ever 25 years t: frrest nxco&m by the
phj-d-ijin of Paris, New Vork and London, and
superior to all others for the protnpt enre ot all case,
rroent or of long- atanding:. Put up only ln Glaaa
Bottlea contniniuif &4 CajuJcfi, each. Price 76 cent
makiUcT tlicin Uio cheupest Opifules in thm marirtH
Pana UI11 UUsUUlaV
J. G. SCHMIDT,
TMPORTEB. AND DEALER IK GUNS. RIFLES,
I Piatnl.. Ammunition and Fisbing Tackle. SSI
Sfalsa aireet. Klcctrie Bell Hanging for hotels
or residenoaa. you atoca ot aiectnc uoooa.
Hall's Vegetable Sicnxaw Hah
Rkntcwxr Is a scientific combination
of some of the most powerful restora
tive agents la the vegetable kingdom.
It restores gray hair to Its original
color. It makes the scalp white and
clean. It cores dandruff and humors,
and ftdUng-oat of the hair. It furnishes
the nutritive principle by which the
hair Is nourished and supported. It
makes the hair moist, soft and glossy,
and is unsurpassed as a hair dressing.
It Is the most economical preparation
ever offered to the public, as its effects
remain a long time, making only an
occasional application necessary. It is
recommended and used by eminent
medical men, and officially endorsed by
the State Assayer of Massachusetts.
Hie popularity of Hall's Hair lie newer
has Increased with the test of many
years, both in this country and ta
foreign lands, and it is now known and
used in all the civilized countries ot
Tor sale by all dealers.
Non-Resident Sot ice.
No. 8299, B In the Chancery Court of Shelby
county. Tenn. The 8tate of Tennessee vs. W. B.
SnfUr At 1
n mnMHii, fmm affidavit In this eacse that the
defendant, Juliet Can, has married and ia now tbe
Wtfe of . and that tbe name of her said
bosbaail is wwkmown and cannot be ascertained
ii,ai!iaintinnniry.siid that said Dart ies reside
in the state of Georgia and are non-reaidenta ot the
Btate of Tennessee:
It is therefore ordered, Tbat they make their ap
pearance herein, at th courthouse In Shelby
county, in Memphis, Tenn , on or before the nrst
Monday in February. 1883, and show cause, if any
they have, wby tbe said cause as to the said Juliet
Carr SDonld not be revived against them; and it
further appearing from sheriffs reinm la this
cause that defendant. Francis B. Wilkinson, Alios
R. Wilkinson. Jsmes w. a.nott ana vy. u. noages,
are not to be fonnd in hlsconnty:
it i. thonrfnro ordered. That thev make their an-
Dearanos herein, at tne eonrtnonae or- oocioy
county, in Memphis, Tenn., on or beiore tne nrsi
Monoayin reoruary, aaeo, muu irau, uawci
mr tn MMnnlklnsnl't amended bill "B." filed
herein Marcti is, isya or tne sunewiu tse wass im
confessed as to them ana set ior neanngexparte
.naihktawinnfthla ardar bs nablisbea ones I
week for four successive weeks in the Meaafibis Ap
peal. Thia 20th day ol December. 182.
A copy attest: B. 1. BLACK. Clerk and Master.
By J M. Bradley, Depoty Clerk aad Master.
J. W. Hampton. Bol. lor eompl't. tba
rpHK FIRM OF MtJRPHT et MOBPHT Is this
A day dissolved bv mutual consent, n. r . avor
.kmirin J.J. linmbv assnmes the assets aad
fisbili ilea, aud wi 11 co a unoe the General Insn ranee
business under the firm name at No. S Madiaoa
y . ' SMaamhsrlllflffi,
Slager & Goldbaum,
Cor. Jefferson and Second Sts.
6UIT8 TO ORDER
From now until end of the
a at greatly
SLAsaER A GOLDBATsf.
Xn. eSTJ In the Chancery Court of Shelby eonnty
Ten. Thomas A. Broce vs. Prank L. Fergu
It appearing from tha bill which Is sworn to la
this cause taal the defendant, Frank L. Ferguson,
is a resident of tbe State of atiasonrt and a non
resident of toe State of Tennessee: ana It aso ap
pearing front the aheritrsretnro bereia that Waa.
Haynes is not to be fonnd in his county ;
It is therefose ordered. Tbat tbey make their ap
pearance Berein, at tbe court Souse of ebelbyeonn
ty, in Memphis, Tenn., on or beiore the first Mon
day in February, 1SS, and plesal, answer erdessnr
toeompiainant'a bill, or the nine will ba taken for
confessed as to then and set for hearing ex carte;
and tost a copy of this order be published one a
week, for four eoriseeutlve weeks, in the Memphis
Appeai. IbisWib dayof Isn-em r. IMS!
Acopy-svttest: K.J. BLACK, Ck- and Master.
itv J. il. Bradley, laepuly Chuk and MaaUc.
Malone a nataon, boat, for com pi' n la. tun
Mm 2 fS S, ; & S3 ;
jit wedding ais r
-MA'Eraswcn clocks, ; ' jmk
-ML HOLIDAY GOODS 1 fji
M C. L. BIRD & CO. Ml
Mi27S MAIN STREET, : MEMPHIS.
Largest Boot and Shoe Establishment West of.yew?Yor:
1 Carvfaaal BTesV mls, 1-ayers
tjaycrs, ssaisi isnn .
1 Car-laad Mew riaa, twrrstwaa, Cllraw
mm Malaara Sara suss.
1 'ar-laad K Hals,
1 CaVlwaal Mew Orasiss, Bassass mm
1 rsr-lsaS MW s'cteemwsita aaisl Peawaita.
w.v VaaLsrff tjff- a.
S liar IraS Mew Fall Utajl tUsesa, SS
ISNB. S)M m. .
1 t:ar-laad Mew Holla errlas aad I
1 ('ar-loasw New Jelllewaaiil freaersei.
1 t'aviwsMi new airasestvaa
s J-laS Va Sassf ,salsr SIS Wilt
1 ar-laisal Maw ssaaaa sss ssreastai
in a wj vj oarviTTTTs' a TST
T!"1 i--rr -P-aff lPm-nn.M.& S&
X AVXa.a.a AS. outaunaaaaii
Importer, Manufacturer and Osjaler tn Bona. Rlflit. Plstott, Fine
Mrl'mw'uSnT-amna I. Ho'lla
an rf Ballard Rifles a specialty. Reialrtng doneand
LEMMOW & G ALE
Br y Goods, Iras, mm
GENTLELIEN'S FDRNISIlinG GOODS
Xos. 326-328 Main street, Memphis, Tenn.
taose of any market ln ths United States. SpegellndiiosBieats toCaah Bayers. Lt-MMO.-. UAt-s.
Fine ift Books, 'fey lit Bok, LadUta SaUbela, Jewel an
- Odor Cases, Wrk Boxes, Writlar Desks, Fine Paietrles,
Pbotaarraph aad Aatorraph Albams, Christmas aad Sew Tear
Cards, 8era Books Fine Bible aad Prajera and HyaaaaU,
m4ed especially for the Holiday Trade. Call early and mak
' ' ""--yoBr selections before the rush.
315 MAIN STREET. MEMPHIS, TENN.
iosKrH r a d tat.
Fader,Framk t& Co
GROCERS AND COTTON FACTORS
204L Front Street, Me nip hi.
O ,., mn t- ,srras. i .-- - f . 2
ass r " I' - 5iS-.'---v. i, aasvaa
8 - if
5 LsaaMBiS3 a
AW Ala r.Aallaa MlAX, SiTI IBD.
IaUi ud SMngle, Flooriig, CeUing, uid Cedar Foat,
IMC swwira 'y t
PLANTERS' INSURANCE CO.
05 JULY 1, 1882, NOT A. LOSS WAS UNSETTLED!
From Organization to
MEMPHIS STEAlyl LAUtlDRY
Ho. 224 SECOND STlXKiV
y-rnal DFPkBTst EST FOB LAOCCTTKTAlMs. WORK tXWt CP KQCALTO FIKEHT EArTEBJI
rK'.iaa, - Ml i, iia lm adiaasint cities. Work mar beseutai.4 returned breiihav
lnaneetiaa Invited toeoavlnca trae kepii! that there Is no wear and tear on clothes
amwrnmem wstsea at Me aria'a, mmmr rtassar Btasai.
mall or ezpnaa.
ia tbe Laiuaaxr.
ZELLNER & CO.
300 MAIN ST., MEMPHIS,
Leaders in Fashionable Soots ancShoes
t , fLmt t ik? aler-t AsnSi ifetaiUy Orstarw .
fraaa Sseswl sfroospitr Ewaeatasl.
Oar Custom DsparUnent Is tn charge of Mr. THOMaB A80M.
one of i oiaesy and most erkod "hmaers la
cat - ', wsaaaariiuji tuaao nuV"
' PKRa-BCT FfT O0ARATEaD.
1 ravlsaS Mew Haa-he re I . .
1 'ar-lww Mew Piuitm, Ks-owf and Cists.
1 sr-lssd Hew I.ard ad "''
I Car-lsna New saiwtsl, Crswliew Weal
-A CaTis5aMw"ll'sieBiwhs'a(Mew TarsS
S Car-load's Hew Bagars, Mwlasoe
4 Oar-Toadis Hew fasry and atleh Cawstlea.
a Car-laaala stw.sarsis-", . ...
a-iaas. Peaehss, 'I'.aaisss, yals.
I Kslsiss, t arm, a ir. ..
I WW Ws wssslsriars statr sttlati
I Cawatv. ssr Trsl rssS'ts, paspavw
I star awa H-atlalwK SsrSwssai,
I fysvrl ispplTC'r assai
alter. h.MO run t'HIVr.m.
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