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To rnlrlbalpr nud t'orifpond-
Conpianlratloni for publication must be
, wttum on n side of tb puge only, and.
with all other matters connected with tlx
ditnriat department, should be addressed:
To tbi Suirok uf Ibi ArrtkL, Muiphis,
W cannot, M rule.undertaite to return
artiotes not found suitable lor publication.
Oar mail books arc kept by postoffioas, and
not by individual names.
We solioit letteri and communications Bpnn
tab acts of general interest, but such must
always b accompanied by the name and
address of th writer. as a suaranto of hii
ood faith and responsibility. No notice
can be taken oi anonymous communica
tions. 6p-iimea copies tent fro of chart.
fusitMS letters should bo addreiaed c
n ordering paper! changed from ore post
office to another, th names of bothpost
oBoas shnold ho riven,
M. C. Oaxlswav, I UHH Second itreet,
J. M. Ktiwq. I " MciTiphi., Tcnn.
SAIUKJHY, I I D1C. 4, 1880.
Twenty years ago Henry 8. Foot'e
wrote a bcok on the war. It found
no sale. Trie publio shunned each
volume as II it were to much dyna
mite with hilt triggers attached, ready
to exp'ode at the slijfhteot touch. One
oi these books full into the bands of a
Mississippi school teacher, who fright
ened bis pupils into cbadience by
threatening to make them read it A
bad boy committed some horrible
offense and the teacher was forced to
inflict the severest punishment, and
be locked the boy up in a private
room and told him he had to read
Foote's book. The teacher visited
the offender late in the afternoon and
found him in a collapsed condition ;
the boy's heart was broke and he was
never any account afterwards and
finally died in convulsions. Our ex
cellent and highly esteemed friend, the
Bon. Win, R. Moore, is as remorseless
in bis cruelty as the Mississippi peda
gogue. After reading our criticism of
his poetry, be determined to
avenge himself and laid awake
at night devising methods of
torture. With a demoniac chuckle he
hurriedly seised two of his speeches
delivered in Congress, mails them to
ns with huge black lines drawn around
the instruments of torture. As 'we
read we thought of the sufferings of
the poor Mississippi boy. Fox'$ Book
V Mmrtyrt furnishes nothing to com
pare with the agony we endured
while reading ths extracts marked for
our punishment. We are doing as
well as eoild be expected under the
circumstances. We must have a
jt charmed life to live through such an
i , awful ordeal. We have survived
Moore's Congressional eloquence, but
If he should be so oruel and wicked as
to bombard us with his poetry we'll
climb the golden stairs make our
' bed with the grave worms, where the
Memphis bard can never molest or
. make us afraid.
The improved position end bright
prospecta of the South are the subjects
for extensive remarks by the Northern
preea. Even, as was shown fey extracts
recently published in the Appsal,
the New York Tribune acknowl
edges the vast strides la advance the
South is making. The New York
Timet also joins In expressions of ad
miration at the manner in which the
Bouth ha? emerged from past troubles.
It points, for Instance, at the perplexl
ty in the North with railway quarrels
and cuts and reckless opposition, road
to road, and says: "Ths result most
come with a crash some time." Against
this state of things it compares the
comparative quiet an 4 harmony reign
ing among the Southern roads; add
ing, that while Northern roads that
formerly stood first in Wall street are
neglected, Southern railroad Btocki
are regarded with increased favor,
The Timet sums up the cheering artl
cle ai follows: "The West gives
way to the South; Dixie is be
coming king in Wall street.
Only a casual glance over the
daily dealings of the Stock Exchange
is needud to show how true this is
Southern securities make up the big
figures that show total transactions.
There ars many reasons for the
change. The South is more prosper
ous than any other section oi the
country today. Facts abound In proof
of this. During the last six years
$1,000,000,000 hava been added to the
wealth ol the old twelve Southern
States. Nothing to be compared to
this hai ever happened in the land
before. A kindred advance has been
seen in one or two quickly growing
Western States -Kansas is an in
stance but no group of States can in
any wise approach the record."
The depression from which we are
just recovering, and which is still
troubling the markets of Europe, has
caused capitalists to become wearied
on account of the inactivity and con
sequent profitlessness of their funds.
The result is a mad whirl of specula'
lion. Companies are forming tor all
kinds of enterprises, and shares are
telling in endless speculative ventures
Something of tbissams feeling Is man
ifesting ItU'lf in Wall street. As
specimen, we find the following In the
How York Bulletin oi Wednesday
' The excitement on the Stock Ex
change today was almost unprecedent
ed; the total transactions beirg the
largest ever recorded, or about 003,000
sharrs. In Reading the transact'ons
lojted about 300.0UO, which is equal to
nearly ont-hjlt the cupital stock
This excited coudi ion of things th
ifuMc.'.'a tptakj oi as "nn extraordinary
m-jve-ciit," v. Li's ths Philadelphia
Ledger mentions that "the judicious j
use of 'wind' in the present gaceous
condition of Wall street, which seems
to l8 ready to take hold of any wild
speculation, has raiily and quickly
expanded this lateit balloon." This
la not a pleaslrg condition of things.
Labor troubles and reckleos specula
tion will not acrelorato our progress
toward "g. od times," but may end in
largely increasing the bankript list
and the safTeri-'jis of the poor.
Poor Panama! it appoars to be the
beet abused f pot on earth. Occasion-
lly a visitor gives it a half reluctant
pat on the back, but generally a priest
in the mlddlo ages with bell, bcok and
candle, or Sterne's cursing Dr. Slop,
could not outrival the terms in which
condemnation is conveyed respecting
the canal enterprise there. The New
York World has some details from a
recent official visitor to the Isthmus,
and the reading roust be bad for Da
Lessens. The whole of this latest re
port Is sad. According to it the canal
Is full of evidences of bad work ; en
gines, dredges, excavators and other
valuable plant stand abandoned, rust
ing and rotting, along the line of the
work, like bones along an old prairie
Wflgon trail. "The wholo enterprise is
covered over with red tapn, ind In
the midst of all ths circumlocution
the money is lost by the thousand."
The men die dally and are generally
burled; coffinlesa, where they drop;
n fact, the work is one continued
graveyard ; e'ght out of overy ten in
the hospital die, and a switch engine
takes those to whom regular burial Is
grant'jd up to the cemetery twice a
day. The Pannma canal is a great
enigma everybody dlep, yet the work
goes on. Ths concern is "burst up," yet
clerks and laborers tug away there
still, and bnrdly do so for the mere
fun of the thing, If fun and Panama
may be mentioned in the earns breath
Ths Tories of England appear to be
determined to make the tenants in
Ireland pay the rents the landlords
demand. Should this design be car
ried out the consequences may be
most distressing. They ones resolved
that the Catholic Irish should pay
tithes to the Protestant clergy, when
the Irish people on their side de
termined they would submit to such
an infamous extortion no longer.
Armed police and regiments of soi
dlers were sent to enforce the tithes.
When the money was refused the
property was seised and offered for
sale. But the incensed people would
not bay the seised goods; if some
would be willing to secure a bargain,
they dared not. Under these circum
stances what could the government
dot Nothing, and they had to pro
vide by law some other way of set
tling the diffloutty. According to ap
pearances the Irish people are going to
re-establish the old tithe policy, this
time directing it against rend when
they consider them to be unfair. The
misfortune is that many good men
and their families will be made to suf
fer. Many of the estates are mort
gaged, and from many of them in
comes left to relatives by will, and all
they have to depend upon has to be
paid from the eetate. Ia many of
these fAste, farther to reduce rents
the law has already cut down, is to
deprive the owner of the power to sat
isfy the mortgaga, or to pay the annu
ities. The result is not pleasant to
contemplalo, especially aa we see it
stated thut in consequence of abate
ments of rent already made hundreds
of ladies, delicately nurtured, are ut
terly destitute, and have to depend
upon the charity of friends to keep
them from becoming paupers. Poor
Irelandl It is aad to see that even
efforts to rectify past wrongs causes
the innocent to suffer. Insolent with
power, the landlord of past days de
fled justics.and trampled upon right.
The evil reign has been long, but
retribution has come at last, for the
evil fowls have come home to roost
Whatever protection protects, it does
not protect American labor, and the
sooner our workingmen become aware
of that fact the be tsr it will be for
their interests. As the labor field ia
widened ths laborer flads more em
ployment and better wages. But pro
taction limits ths area to which the
American workman has access. For
instance, in South and Central Amer
ica a vast trade is done with England
Francs and Germany, while we get a
mere small percentage, although we
pay large sums for coffee, sugar and
spices in the lands south of us. There
is an excellent market tor many of our
manufactured and other productions,
but the weight of taxation high tariff
pats upon our productions disables us
from competing with Europe. That
is, protection nearly closes our neigh
born' markets against the products of
American toll and skill. This meant
that protection, by a high tariff, nar
rows the area to which the proceeds of
American labor can bs tent. To cut off
from the products of its toil and skill,
the extensive country south of us,
Brasll, tlas Spanish Uspublio and the
West India (sUmls, is a strange way
of "protecting America labor. ''. The
same withering itaflaencs kas also cut
the ocean curving trade away from
America labor, so thai American
letters, ia many eases, have to go to
Eontaud to get to ths interior of South
America. When will onr working
people open their eves to these faois
and demand access, for their produc
tions te the markets of the world T
Tone MK PaHKrne!.
Washington, December 3 Charles
Tong Sing, who was steward of the
Jcaunettti, and also a member oi tne
Thetis rsrns mrtv. was afterward
convicted of awauU wit'i intent to kill
another Chinaman and sentenced t
seven yeti-i' lajprbonmnnt, hue been
pardoned by tie O;veinor of Ntw
J erjoy.
Of General MerchnsdUe From Bos
ton, New York, Itultlmore, Kerr
Orleans and 'i i teco.
Nkw Yobk. December 2. Brad-
street p'in s to moderate (ruins in the
moveniurit of gf n-r.,1 merchandise
from Boston. New York, Baltimore,
Detroit, Milwankee, St. Faal, Minne
apolis, New Orleana and Han Fran
citco. Except in so far as this is due
to increased bread tuffs Hnd other ex
ports (mm the Atlantio sosboard, the
gain is due to stimulated demands for
dry goods, groceries and notions, ow
ing to cold weather ana to ise ap
proach of the holiday season. There
is no material char ge at Philadelphia,
Pittsburg, Cleveland, Louisville, Chi
cago, til. Lou s ana Kancas uity. At
mot t points a wide spreaa connaence
is reported in ths future of general
trade, notwithstHnT ag a noticeable
check to the moveaent of goods Irom
first hands in textile and other lines.
The total bank clearings this week at
thirty-two cities ehow the unprece
dented Increase of 1282,000,000 over
lat week, the total being St,2(i8,74t,-
793, agtinst 1,006,000,508 a week apo
and suw.zw.buu lor tne weex enu-
Da one year ago. ihere is an in
crease of 20 per ceut. over laut year
aad 10 per cent over the like
week lor lust vear. The
week's sain at New York alone is
$184,700,000, or about 20 per cent., due
very largely to the heavy specu auve
transactions in railway snares and
bondt, petroleum and Produce Ex
chiDge dealings. An increased ex
port had some influence. Philadel
phia's increase of 30 per cent, was
owinii to the heavy Ktin in volume
of railway share speculation, notice-
ablv In Heading stock. Boston i gun
of 11 ter cent, was caused to tome ex
tent by like lnnaences, but mat oi ou
rer cent, at fan Francisco mart bs
explained by the outbreak of a mln
ing stocks speculative fever, and that
of 40 ner cent, at Uhicaeo largely to
the incieasea grain, provisions ana
railway share speculation. Domestic
money markets are easier, ana in a
few instances since the first of the
month mercantile collections at the
West and Northwest are slow, owing.
to a continued disposition on the part
of the farmer to bold back bis produce
lor bisner price.'. The flew York
stock market this week has been the
scene of wild speculation In Bead
ing, which mads a considerable
advance on somewhat indefinite
prospects that ths reorganization plan
will be favorable to the stock. Manip
ulation on the largest Bcaie seems to
be at the bottom of it This gavea
decided DDward Impetus to the mar'
ket. "the fancies" being prominent In
; . ... . ..
the trading. While the excitement
was at its nlgnt realisation selling
for foreign account set in and waa ao
companied by a bear raid, nnder
wblch prices uaa a snarp reaction; at
the same time the changing of loans
usual at the beginning of a month
caused some difficulty in carrying
lane lines oi the lancy and epeouia
tlva stocks, and for ths latter part of
the week the market has been dull
and feverish. A heated speculation
is also in progress in mining shares,
The welt's transactions aggregated
3.888,138uhare8,aginnt 2.50r,l 70shares
in the preceding week, 1,900,823 ahares
in the IcorresDunding week oi 188?.
and 1.722.800 in 1884. Heading coo
tributed about 1,070.1 00 shares to that
of the preceding week, or altogether
about double the share capital of the
company in tbe two wepks. Binds
are firm, and advancing in anticipation
t f a large demand for investment af tr
January 1st. At t'.ie west and Mou n
the pig iron market is quite active,
Some southern furnaces have left the
market, owing to an advance of ntocks
and heavy orders ahead during tbe
week. WBi at options at Ui'icago and
New York have advanced 4Chih. and
for spot 4j per bushel ou increasing
exports and speculation and smaii
stacks abroad. The renewed strength
is quite pronounced, and the opinion
gains ground that permanent gain in
wheat prices hue nually begun, n
dian corn went ljo higher with email
st'rcks and a Heavier demand, and
wheat flour with a better inquiry for
export and reduced production hss
been marked up loo per barrel.
Dry goods at fiiBt hands remiin dull
and steady, except ginghams, which
tend upward. Woolens are only nrm
white prints are ia lower, and wool is
affected unfavorably by tbe London
sales, which are on 6(410 per cunt.
Irom previous auction prices.
The Louisiana Futar crop is now es
timated at 160,000 bogheads, a reduc
tion Irons previorts estimates. There is
more activity in hog products. Boson
lativa markets are in sympathy with
the upward turn t) grain prices and
owing to an increasing ootside demand
Pork has advanced $2 per barrel
and Western s'eam lard a quarter of a
cent per pound on the week. On the
whole, the week is marked by a dis
tinct increase of speculative activity
at all points. The total number of
failures in ths United States repotted
to Dradttreet't this week is 238, against
204 last week and 247 in the week one
year ago. The total from January 1st
to date is 94011. against 1253 in 18.SO,
Canada hss had 1079 failures this year,
against 1183 last year and 1297 in 1884.
Gold Pena at Mnlfonl's.
Crop Bprt Hob Cholera.
Columbus, O., December 3. The
crop report of the State Board of Air
riculture for December shows wheat
area sown, 101 per cent; estimated
number of acres sown. 2,741,000; con
dltiou, 97. The condition of live
stock, except hogs, is generally good,
Hog cholera prevails in twenty -three
counties of the Stats.
Caws involving ths constitutionality
of the Dow liquir tax law, brought
from Cleveland, Cincinnati and Troy,
Ohio, were argued in the Supreme
Court today. A decision ia expected
in about two weeks.
Diamonds at Hnlford'a.
llaadard Oil Do
iSMnay lai
Niw Yobk. December 3. The Hail
and Exjireu says, in (egard to ihs cable
dispatch from Berlin indicating that
the Standard Oil Company waa nego
tiating tor tne purchase oi tneiaapian
oil fields by loaning a lag sum of
money tothe Russian NapthiOompany
of Nobel Brothers, whose business is
to be transferred to the bands of ths
American petroleum producers
prominent rfQ.ial of the company
said: There is not the slightest foca-
dation i t the story.' "
Inspect .TnUrr Block.
sa 0,000 BJftvrd fcr iha Bdaello of
Philadelphia, Pa., Dumber 3.
The H admit Hi lirai CornDiuy man
ageumnt i xpc g totfTiicta saving of
nbout J350 UK) bv the reduction oi the
wages of etnpLyte, the dismissal of
employes and the conroln! vi;a of
bureaus and d vif'ons. Official notics
was recti ved by the rfci-ive's of te
I'hl'alehiha end Beading It -li I road
Companies today from Mewirs. Harris
na Kennedy, receive! b tl the JNew
Kreey UeDfal luilro:.'.d Uonrtpnny,
that tbo latter cirpo a'ion wr uld 1
niflud ih resvua'ion of i s prorefw
fths Heading (Jem; any on ll.e 1st
January next.
EaiCKTOS. Mam., Deo&mbc-r'3. The
fetal lea by t!n tire hero last night is
-timatud fat$j:u.uuu.
WiLWACkEK. Wis.. Dacember'3
The i Wauwatosa Pickle Works were
s'.royed by Cm tonight. Luse, $10,-
C00; no insurance.
Newport. R. I.. Decembsr 3. Gen.
Bobtrt B. Potter is lying ill ut How
ardOoih gaon Jiy street. There are
to Hopes oi his recovery.
Boston. Mas.. December 3. In the
case of the Netional Sodiers' Home
agairtst Oen. Butler, the jury today
und a verdict for $16,537 50 against
Gen. Butler.
Portland. Ma., December 3. A
iloop, su pooled to be the Superior, of
this port, sunk in Mink Inland Pas-
en today aud ths crew oi two men
were drowned.
Washington, December 8. The
Comptroller of the Currency today
authorized the Frut National Bank of
Shreveport, La, to b'gin business
with a capital oi f'0J,(iuo.
IIalifax, Diceuibt-r 3. The bark
Mary Ann. from Boston for Little
Glaus Bay, is ashore near Little Glace
By. The crew have been unable to
lend owing to a heavy sea.
Elhika. N. Y.. December 3. An-
gu'ttine Janow; ki and Ohas. Bohlke
were killed today wune taking sand
from a Wood la n Cemetery sand pit,
by ths bank caving in on tuem.
New Yobk. December 3. Reports
from Albany are to the eflVtct that
thirteen grain laden boats, en route tor
tide water, are froaen in the canal
between this pdut and Little tails.
St. Paul. Minn.. Dncraber 3. The
Ditpakh'B St. Cloud (Minn.) special
says: Amours nourmg mm was
wrecked and cornea Dy an explosion
last night. Lost, $00,000; insurance,
New York. December 3. The Mc-
Quade iurv at adjournment this even
ing was complete in number. The
people have yet nine and the defense
thirgeen peremptory challenges re
maining to them.
Mount Holly, N. J., December 3
Col. A noes S ratton, a well known law
yer and forme rly Judge Advocate of
tbe national uuam ot new jersey,
committed suicide here today by
shooting himself in the head. De
spondency on account oi mness is tne
supposed cause.
Chicago, III., December 3. Presi
dent Spalding, of the Chicago Baseball
Club, today wired President Von Der
Ahe, challenging tbe bt. .Louts Browns
to play a aeries oi seven or nine games
in ADril next for the world's cham
pionship. Dates and other details
were left open to be arranged later.
FiTTSBOBd. Pa . December 3. The
Executive Board of District Assembly
No. 80. Knights of Labor, met at Coal
Valley, Pa., last evening to consider
what action should bs taken with re
gard to an ad ranee of wages for tbe
river miners. As no answer had been
received to the letter addressed to the
operators it was decided to defer ac
tion nd give lurther fme lor a reply.
Chicaoo. December 3. The report
reaches here that 240 car loads of live
stock are lu danger of freezing on the
Creator branch I tbe Uhicago, Bur
lingtnn and Q'lincy. The bridge
over Fox river is broken and a num.
berof trains have been compelled to
await the reputing of it. The trains
should have been at the stick yards at
7 o clock this morning.
The Pitiable Attempt of a Hand.
erne nouieia lo Mniclue.
Nkw Yobk, D.cenber 3. On Thurs
day evening a cu'tivaW, handsome
woman, weeing diamond jewelry,
registered and took a room at tbe
Grand Union Hotel, under the name
oi "Mrs. A. 1 unbar. .Nawark. w. J
Nothing more aas seen of her till this
ai term. on wntm ner room was broken
into by the hot-1 people and she was
round entirely mine, lying across tne
ben. almost di ad Irom the enects o
chloroform and a dose of chlorat.
Medical aid was summoned, and after
shs had been revived to some extent.
she was removed to a hospital, where
shs was finally brought out oi danger,
in ner delirium stie constant v cauea
for her little boy. When pressed, she
admitted that she bad attempted
suicide; raid her name was Catharine
Skilligs. and that her home waa in
Winchester, Mass. She would say no
more. On a plate on a bag which she
carried the name "Sk Uingv' was en
graved. In a mmorandum book the
words "Mrs. M. W. Davis, Hotel Dun
bar. Roxbury. Mass.." were written,
The police believe the name Davit is
that oi the woman.
at Dawa for tbe Wlatcr.
Cafb Mat, N. J., December 3. The
sorghum works at Rio Grande, Cape
May county, where for several years
sugar has been manufactured from
sugarcane grown in the vicinity.have
been closed and all the employes dis
charged. The works may not be re
opened in the ppring. They have
been fostered for several years as an
experiment by a bounty "Irom the
State, but last year Gov. Abbett vetoed
tbe bounty bill and the works were
operated last season at a loss,
A Lockoat Looked For,
Fhiladblfhia, December 3 The
power loom in grain carpet manufac
tories are seriously contemplating a
general lockout of all their weavers In
a short time, in order to fores'all the
latter in their intention to strike dur
ing the busy season of the trade, which
will be in January and February.
Advice to Hother.
Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup, for
children teething, Is the prescription
of one of .he best female nnrsea and
physicians in ths United States, and
baa been need for forty years with
never-failing suctess by millions of
mothers for ths children. During
ths process of teething its value ia In
calcuable. It relieves the child from
pain, ourea dysentery and diarrhoea,
griping in the bowels, aal win! eolic.
By giving health to the child it rests
ths mother. Prios 2 cents a bottle. '
Solid Hllter at Jrlnlord'aV,
A remleenre lose Hotel.
Kansas Citv, Mo., December 3.
The Cen'roiro'is, oue of the leading
hottlsof this city, will bs closed to
morrow under foreclosure of a mirt
Kage n;'on the furniture. The mnrt
gigs is held by W. O. Dunn, a rla ive
of J. C. Dunn, h is the proprit-tor.
It is undtrstood that the hotel will be
reopened at an arly day. A large ad
dition to the building it nearly com
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fYINtt In
Her Own Beha f Mia Declares
That Jfa-'ion Authorized IIer22
to Draw the Money.
Bitblikotov. Vt.. Dc-niVw 3. The
heuring in the Maaon Saxtou f;-iyery
caw wes resumed this morning. The
courtroom was crowdtd. fctate At
torney Foster at once resumed the
ro8 examination of M.si tiaxtin. In
relation trr the letter she r-tited to Ma
con that the was in trouble. She said
she did net remember why it was
written. She was at borne when she
recovered from her first trouble. Shs
had a standing order to draw money
from the bank in the name of Mason.
She went to Boston with Mason in
the spring or fall of 1884. She knew
F6d Ward, son of the cashier of the
eavings bank. He met ter last sum
mer and a-ked her bow the old man
was. When aeked who he meant, he
raid Meson. When she presented the
first order te Ward she told him it
would probably do no g od. as Mason
had told her to give it to Fred. She
went to Boston a year ago last
summer with Arthur Lo.klin, of
MoLtpelier, under the promise
of matrifgs. They slopped at
tbe Arlington Hotel. They re
mained several nights and occupied
the same room. There were two beds
in it, however, and no improper act
took place.- biie knew Arthur Wilson,
and hid met him frequently at Bet
lows Falls. He never paid her hotel
bills, and, although eha corresponded
two or three weeks with him, none of
the ietteis contained money.
iiiUu barton, sister of Jennie, took
the witness stand. She knew oi
Mason's relations with Jennie. The
latter had a habit cf being out late at
night, sometimes nnti) 11 o'clock. She
bad never talked with Mason about it,
but cad rent ner lather to nim.
The next witoesi was Mis. Sarah
Richardson, another sinter of Jennie's,
who was married on the night of
Jennie's arrest. She was tbe one who
took care of Jennie during her con
finement, ner testimony developed
nothing ne w. Ad j ourned.
The Carroll Pariah Outlawry.
Nbw Oblbans, La , December 3.
A BDfcial to the JyuM iromiiake
a.tM.? ,nlnrBTan8J
there of rreaton Kumsey, colored, son
of the woman murdered and burned
... . . . . . ... . n
with Mai. McKay in West Carroll Par.
ish. Rumsev savs he recognised three
of the men who participated in tne
murder; that some of them were
present at the Coroner's inquest, and
he tes'ifled as he did for tear of his
life. There is also other testimony
identifying the persona engaged in the
HlaeWllI Be Ptoseeattd.
Chicaoo, III., December 3.
Though the relatives of Theodore S.
Mize have virtually left themselves
nenniless in attemDtine to make good
the 112,000 he embezzled from Minor
T. Ames, the millionaire coal mer
chant, it appears that a shortage of
many thousand dollars st.ui exists.
Until this evening there was little
dcubt that the settlement was an ami.
cable one, and that Miza would never
be prosecuted. Xbe fact that tne em-
bet zer's lather today engaged legal
counsel, and that Mr. Ames warmly
contradicts many statements made by
members ot the Alias lamny,
led to a belief that tbe affair may
end in Mize being given a long term
in Jiilint orison. During an interview
to-night Mr. Ames angrily denied that
1 1 1 - 1 in. n.nu.nt. i
The father ot Mize, ontoeotneriiaaa,
authorizes the emphatic assertion tnat
Ames, made at least a tr.cit agreement
that the embezzler should be saved
the difgraco of the penitentiary.
A Fatal Tragedy
St. Iocis, Mo.. December 3. A
EDCcial from Cbattanoogt. Tenn .says
A terrible and latal tragedy occurred
last night at SCephennon, Ala. A man
Km iYia numa fit Jamaa Tiirnnr want tft
the house of Frank Carter and called
the owner of tbe house to the door.
As soon as Carter opened the door
Turner tired two shots Irom a snotgun
at him. both taking effect in tne
breast.. Aa Carter fell he caught up
his rifle: which was standing behind
tbe door, and shot Turner in the right
side. Both are now dying. Xbe cause
of the trouble is not known and can
not even be guessed at. for the men
have always been intimate friends.
Tnt January number of Lippincolt'i
Magazine will be a gala cumber, witn
such namoa as Julian Hawthorne,
Rose Elizabeth Cleveland, Walt Whit
man, EJaar Fawcett, Austin Dobson
and Sidnev Luska among its contribu
tors. Julian Hawthorne contributes
the comDlete novel. "Sinnre." which
is said to be as strange and weird as
his "Archibald Malmaison." Miss
Cleveland has a long satirical poem on
the woman onestion. entitled "The
Dilemma of the Nineteenth Century."
Walt Whitman talks about himself
and bis poetical theories under tbe
title of "My Book and I." Edgar
Fawcett takes the opportunity to hit
back at his critics in a truculnnt arti
cle, entitled "Should Cniica Ba Gen
tlemen t" Austin Dobson has a poem
Sidnev Luska contributes "The Story
of Angris, a toocmug ana Deauuiui
tale of New York me.
SntMcribo for the "Appeal."
Condition or the Blver at St. Lonla.
St. Louis. Mo.. December S. The
river continues to (all rapidly under
the influence of low temperature, and
tonight tbe government gauge marks
2.4 feet of water above the low water
mark. The ice is rnnmng very slug
gishly, and it will take perhaps but
anoth'er "day of Ihe
cold to s'od it and close the river en-
tirely. Tbe weather, however, is mod
eratins stiahtlv. bnt nnless a thaw fol
lows and a rise of water take place
there will be no more river navigation
this winter. All steamers nave Rone
into winter quarters, excepting those
of tbe Anchor Line which were in the
lower river. These will rnn from
Cairo sonth. There are now between
here and Cairo the steamers Hudson,
Olvde. Powell and Anderson and the
tng Eagle, all of which have probably
made a sate landing.
Fine Watchea at Multord'tw
A Knllroad Hieatalg.
Saw Fbakci co, Cal., December 3.
Canadian Pari Ho Navigation O nnnnny
hts contracted with the Union Iron
Works of this ci v for the contraction
of a vefsfl arrew strainer of 1000 tons,
to o.mt Oikl. The Teasel i to be
tt"d as a i eder to the Canadian Pa-
c.tlu lailroad toPogrii' Sjuud.
Fine Watch Impairing. .wnlfonTs.
" ma i " i i ' 'I
We have remove! our entire business to
Ifos. 318 & 3SO Front St.,
adjoining the Byoo Hotel, where we
are reoeivinr a larse afiortinent of Car.
rimer, Uuealfa. H ". HarnrMH.
oaodiery, K.,all of which will be eold
at Very Low Prioee. A full line of Horn
H'Auitftis and . . on nana, ju
perioral in need of t oo above goods will (lave
money bj enminins our stock before pur
Manufacturers' Agents.
Oranges, Malaga Grapes, Anples,
Bananas, Lemons, Cranbcrrios.
Pitted (erries, Evaporated Peaches
Citron, fvaporated Pears,
n ' i, . T p'i
German Pears, Lemon Peel
tlfirman t inprnps Kvnnorftted Annies
German Cherries, Evaporated Apples
Orange Peel, Dates, Raisins, Prunes,
Pino Apple Glace, Figs.
Almonds, Pecans, Filberts, English
Walnuts, .Brazil JNuts.
Jellies, Preserves, Etc.
Shaker Preserves, Canton Ginger,
Dundee .Tarns and Marmalade.
Currant, Raspberry, Strawberry and
reach Jelly by tne pouna,
Annie Butter. Mince Meat.
Maple Syrup, Honey, Maple Sugar,
New Molasses, Sugar, syrup,
Plum Pudding.
Currv Powder. Celery Salt. Olives.
Olive Oil, Capers, Mixed and Plain
Pickles, bwect btuned Mangoes,
EoHand, Pine Apple, Young Amer
ica and Cream Cheese.
Salad Dressing, Deviled TJam,
Worcestershire Sauce, Tomato Cat
sup, Mustard, i'epper Sauce,
Sage, Thyme, Sweet Margorium,
CJ C. .
Buckwheat Flour, Graham Flour,
Dried Corn, Farina, Tapioca. Sago,
Corn Starch, Lcntrls, Rolled Avena,
Oatmeal. Cracked Wheat, Split Peas,
luce, hite Teas, May Ucans,
Farinoca, Hominy, Grits, Barley,
Green Kern.
White Peaohee, Apricots, Epg Plums
Yellow Peaches, Grapes, Nectarines,
Green Gages, Cherries, fine Apples,
Gooseberries, iiartlett rears,
Asparagus, Baked Beans, Peas,
String and Stringlcss Beans, Corn,
Tomatoes, Okra and Tomatoes, Okra
Succatash, 1'umpkin.
Canned Fish and Meats.
Lobsters, Bloaters. Deviled Crabs,
Finland lladdies, Salmon, Sardines,
Mackerel, Shrimps, Russian Cavier,
Cove Oysters, Pigsfeet, Chip Beef,
Ox Tongue, Canned Beef.
Gelatine, Flavoring Extracts,
least rowder, Jilanks s liana-made
Larrabee & Kennedy's Cakes and
Creamery Butter, Sweet Cider,
Boston Brown Bread, Deep boa C od
fish, bhellcd Almonds.
Bartholdi Souvenir
Officially Copyrighted."
WE hare manufactured and now offer for
sale the only and correct souvenir ol
I UK CF Linaai s, anowingino
Bridge, BedWe Islaad, the Bat-
t.rtand tba lsfnw York Harbor lu the di.
Krnnt TD Hrtrtvi
Hritsiii. This beautiful vi
Bookmark ia worked on cbolo colored
Holla), showlna all th details yery clearly.
Th roTeriesfde having an Orlarsnal !
and a calendar for tnus oeing .oii
as well as ornamental souvenir for the year.
Will alao look handsom as a Baaa.rslte
for th center table. A kwasstlfail and
iastini prcaesit. Price only 1 , Two
for 26 oents. (To aaenU. 11.00 per doien),
free by mail. Postage stamps taken.
150 Jfaoan St., New Terk.
LATK OT ST. LOUIS, HO., has lust Itted
up an elegant offio ever Lytl A Bhlcldi'e
grocery store, oorner of Adams and Main,
where be 1s ready to tt all sights and make
Inane, to onlnr. Tba nuhlio are informed
that th Drotor baa no glares for Oe other
than those made by himself and in conform
II with th. inauurAinailt of the T. Th
Doctor has msde that his special study and
has all the latest soientido tst and instru
ments to injure perieot and easy sight.
PhyMOiani prescriptions fi r glasses carefully
filled, umoe Hours Irom w to ivana a ion p.m.
DR Ii. M. I.KW1S,
Oculist and Optician. No. 218 Main street
...that Mirnu A&Hi..ml M.ln.l
) i i. I., .ii.. naar-T' Mia1.'y1ns.rTe
Important Sale ot Ycry Valua
ble Lands in the States ot Ar
kansas and Mississippi.
Memphis, Tenn., December 1, 1884.
UNDER and by virtue of tba terms and
conditions of a certain deed of trnat
executed to me, at Tro-'ev, by K. M. Appet
eon and others, on the 30tri day of May, 1Hb6,
to tecare the imiettedn'M therein men
tinned, dulv recorded in Book " A." Daaei
4ti2 to 471 ioolonne, of the Oironit Court of
Crittenden county; Book 44, pagea 72 to 83,
of theCirouitCnnrt of Phillip county i Book
I , pacta lai to l-7, o uircuit uourt ot
L?e count : nook A A. pares vt to 111,
A." ranea 94 to 111.
oln county, SBte of
t "H H," pare 230, of
H'.lirar eounty, and .
ot Circuit Uourt or l.tnf olr
Ark.nau, Alto, in Book
the Chancery Court ot H"
in Book 21, pours 49i to 507, of Panola coun
ty, ritata cf MinlsMppi i dMault navinir been
made in eaid truttdned, and being- requested
I y tlte maker of find iruft deer) end tne ben
eficiary tnereol, u win, ai said Iruatee, oa
Tuo.-day, December 81, 1886,
on the aonthweat corner of Main and Madi
son streets, onmmencin promptly at 12
o'clock m., and continuing fr.nn day to day
until the said lands are all (old, offer
for stle, at rublio outcry, and sell t the
highest and best bidder, the follorina; de
soribed land and property, tituuted in the
States of Arkansas and Mississippi, and
particularly described as follows, to-wit:
Tbe following; lands, lying in the eounty of
Phillips and Slate of Arkaveaj, on the bank
ot the Miseiasipni rivur. about ten miles be
low Helena, Arkansas, to-wit
Tbe east half of section thirty-three, con
taining itb 69 acres, and all oi seotion 34,
containing 6j9 8S acres.
The south hull of section twenty-seven,
containing seventy-thrca acres.
The west half seotion 35, containing 320
The northeast quarter of station 28, eon
tainiog 1:0 aores.
All in township 3 south, rar.ge4 east.
Fractional northeast ejuaner of section I,
containing 112 acres.
Ail of fractional section S, containing
465.48 acres, in township 4, rang 4 east
being the landr konwn as " K. M. Apperson S
Vt'eatover Plantation," containing ia all
2034 67-100 aores ot land, more or leas.
The southwest quarter ot the southeast
quarter of section 3". containing 38.82 acres.
The south part of the southeast quarter ef
section 35, containing 4.41 acres.
The south half of section 'A, oontaininf
320 aores.
All of fractional seotion SA,"eonUInlng20T
The northeast quarter of seotion 35, con
taining 160 aores.
The northwest quarter of the southeast
fractional quarter of seetioa S3, oontaininf
40 acres.
Part of the east half of the southeast quar
ter of seotion 35, containing 71 aeres.
All of fractional seeiion two, containing
74.25 aores all In township 4 south, rang i
West half ol southwest fractional quarter
of seotion 30, and the northwest fractional
quarter of aection 31, containing f6 aores .
township time (3) south, range 6 east, known
as " M. Appersnn'i Maney Plantation,"
containing 1013 48 100 aores of land, more or
Also, certain personal property now oa
the said Westorer Plantation, to-wltt U
head of mules of various ages, siati and de
scriptions; also, one steam engine and all
the appliances and attachments thereto be
longing ; one gristmill, two cotton gins, one
cotton press and all the appliances and at
tachments to the same belonsing) all of the
wagona, farming' utnsils, implement and
toola of every kind and character used In the
oullivtion of the said plantations, on bait
of which will be delivered to the purchaser of
the Maney plantation. Each of said planta
tions are in good state of cultivation, and
hare all necessary buildings, .including
dwellings and storehouses.
. . . l r ii : .1 :l 1 . ,
10.1 . tiioiuiiu.iui u.'iutu UKtv, ii.r
eel ot land, lying In the said county of Phil
lips and Stat of Arkansas, and described
i toiiows;
The northeast aosrter of section sixtesn.
township one south, range four east, con
taining 160 acres.
Also, tbe following other lands, lying in
the oouoty of Lea and State el Arkansas,
about twelve miles niilfS from the town of
Marianna. to wit: The west half of th .
west half of section twenty seven (27), con.
taining 160 acres; the northeast quarter of
seotion thirty-three (111, containing 160
acres; the eas' halt ot the northwest quar
ter of aection thirty three (33), containing; 88
acrea, and the northwest quarter of section
tbirty-lour it numuenug itxi acres, con
taining in all 'CO acres, and known a th
"Cotter tract." -
Also, the following other tracts of land,
lying in said counts ot Lee and rjtato of Ar
kansas, on and near the M s.-ifsipul river;
The nortbe.st quarter of section one)
fractional southeast quarter of ecoiioo one;
fractional' east nail of section twelve (U),
and tbe fractional southwest quarter of th
Southwest quarter of si etion on.
dou'd nail ot soutn nan or aeci'enz;
Weat fiaotional hall of aectiosi 12;
The nortbeaat quarter of taction elcvaa
Xnc soutn iraononai nan paction ii ;
The west fractional hall of section 13;
The northeast fractional qua. tor of ae
... .
All ol fractional seotion 24;
All of fractional seotiou 25. containing
2245.91 acres, more or less.
Also, tne toiiowing traota or parcels oi
land, lying ia the county of Crittenden and
State ol Arkansas, to wit:
Southwest uuarter ot section twenty-on
Kaat bnlf of southwest quarter of section
twenty-three (23) ;
West half or souon six v:
yi est half of soUion seren (71 1
Northwest quarter of seotion eighteen (18).
Rm,thMt Irnc-innal fliartef Of BCCtlOU
nineteen 119). all la township 3, north rang
7 east. .
Xbe said six to) last names nracta eon uu-
ing 1070.77 acres.
Iso.'tha following other lands, lying In
the counts of Monro, and State of Arkan
sas, and described as tbl owsi
Th outh west quartnr of sactua sevenveeu
(17), containing 160 acres;
The southwest quarter ef th northwest
quarter of section 17, containing 40 aores;
The north half of the northeast quarter or
section 26, 80 acres; .
The nortbeart quarter oi n sonuwwi
quarter of sect on 2. 4D aores I
Containing in all 420 aores, and known as
part of the "Redmond traet," all in town
ship 2, south ran 1 west ,
Also, the following other lands, lying la
the countr of Arkansas, and State of Arkan
sas, and described as follows, to-wit:
Th north half ot th north half and th
north half of th south half of seotion 10,
township 6, south rang 1 wat. containing
16Also."th following tract ot land, lying la
Bo'irar county, Mississu pi, to-witi It being
the north half iexoept twenty-two aores) as
sessed to Lobdell, of section twenty-si,
township twenty two, range euht, conUm
ing three hundred (300) feres, and being th
sam land conveyed by J. D. Quigtey, trus
tee, to K. M Apperson Co., and known as
the "St. John Pi .ee." Also, th following
tract of land lying in th eoaoty of Panola,
and State f Musieaippi, and atore particu
larly desoribed as folro.s, to-wit: The north
east quarter of section twnty-six (20), th
west half el seotion twenty-fir (25), th
southeast quarter of section twenty-fis (25),
f.art of tt northean quart or of notion
wenty-flr (25), all of nectioa thirty-six (36),
In townships, rantre 6 west, aad containing
about 1332 acres, 696 acre of which is cleared.
Also, th following tracts f lands fituat
d, lyiasand beinit in th county or Lm
ooln aad SUU of Arkansas : Sonth fractional
half of seotion thirty-iAr (),; township
seven (7), south (5) west! W
of Boon lake, aeetioa tbirty-thr (3SI.
township seven (7), rang tv (51; east half
east of Bopne lake, soiioei fear (4). town
ship , range 5; northwest qoarser of ettea
S, townihip 8, range 5; aortl i IraoUpnal half
S, raaae 5; southwet quarter seetron t,
township 8, rsnse. oonUia.ng Iis4ta.2
acres, together with all ac)rarUHt..fb
f nertbat quarter oi 7uui
th Arkansa rtvr. koow as r . pl.
a.A. Vlantat oo." together vtf fu.t
lowleg personal property: Tejfwa f.
head of mules of various sgea, glaca aooti
sorlptions: two head o cattle: on steaut
sngin and fixtures; on gristni'l; on cot
ton gin and cotton pre s. together with
wagons, tools and farming uUn-ils.
Terms of sale One-fourth oat h oi the price,
balance in four equtl it sUllmenU, pay
able in one, two, Ihire nnd tour years, evi
denced by notes exrcuteJ by tbe purchaser
besrin interest at tba rate of six per cent.
Ser annum until pail, and secured by trust
e.-d on the sa'd lands
The title to sbove lands is good, but I sell
and convey only a Uu tee. '
Iturther iiiloruiati. n can be obtalnaa or
K. M. ApterKon A Co.. D. C. Matighter,
Cha'rman and Trusteu, and of N. F. lma
ter, ol i'orcl A Ltmaster rM 'Jf 55nt
Trniitre. Mane Temple.

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