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mi, II II '.. II . MfinMi)l SOUTHERN HOOP-SKIRT RANUFACTORY .B. Jj I G MIR Tb WH1ELEB at WILSOH BEWIXG HACIIINE makeej Ik Lock-Stitch, gathers and aewa on at ame time, runs Ilsbter tbsta nj other M achlm, naew bo abntlle, and baa tb allent food i aold at 85S HoeoBd Street. Hcarlw 400,000 la dm. War. ranted fur Ave year. 58 2P w a" f tari n. u 1L o-3 2 u ST cc cu S By Wliltmore eft Co. IaAUGEST CITY CIRCULATION. Filleeu CenU Per Wck. l H VOL. VII. MEMPHIS. TENNESSEE. WEDNESDAY EVENING. JANUARY 27. 1869. NO. 125. City Directory RAN UN. M tmpbl. City Pav. Inst., oor. Jefferson and Front! fl.ll TnUv.Pr.i't: E.C.Kirk.Ca'r. TV1 eiihl Bank, eorner Main and Madison .1. Mumnv. prtiL; jn. iaa. uasn'r. ,'lrst national Bang, 14 Aiauiaun. BOOK BTORF.S. "ihurch k Co., Bookseller, Stationers, Prln J tar. anal TtinJnrl. 31ft Main. Cleaves, 0.0. A Co., Booksellers, Stationers Printer' and Binders, 283 Main. Kiwn anu nuvsue. tiler, William, 219 Main. Inkhauer k Bro., 281H Second. CARRIAGES. BCGGIES, ETC. oodruff Oo., 17V Main. riflARM ivn PIPES. "PtTayer. March nets k Co.. removed '-i MO Main street jTJrnyser, Geo. L , Importer. Headquarters in uverron tiotei. CLOTIIINU AND OENTS' FCKHilSH IVU UODN. Ward, J. 0.. Resident Partner Sarthwalte, w kerns smart. ii main. t'OAL Oil., I.AMfH AND SOAPS, nresoott, 0. F. A Co., 40 Jefferson. WVosenbanm k Bros., Coal 01), Petrj Oil and Stoves, wholesale ana retail. H main TTelnrieh. P. H , Bro.. Confeotloni, Fancy aa urocerlei, eto.,xn main. podeeta k Casassa, 252 Main. oor. H. Court, rnMMIMIOX MERCHANT. Pearee, Lambert k Co.. Commission Meroh'l and Cotton Faotora, 22" Front, np stairs. A ttwood k Anderson, Produce, Grain, Cot- inn TOO MRlfl. w right. W . r Oram ana rroauce ot every description, xi jnonroe, uoeper diook. IKllfMEIICIAL fOLLEGK. edd'n'i Commercial College, open Day and l Night, at Main. IKIGISTS. M ansfield k Higbee, 301 and 303 Main. J teever, IT. C, oorner Second and Madison. noodyear k Falls, removed to 281 Main, Gil' ' Kr A Mio-lmaj'a nlif stand. fcmitb, J. A. J., dealer in Drugs. Toilet Arti 3 cles. etc., eorner Jefferson and Third. fohnson, G. D.i 158 Mala, two doors north Overton Hotel. . . - . .. . II" loerner, ineo., iruggisi ana jinaijupu rhim it. &4 ana do neai. eorner cjooodu. r alter, Jos., ltn Main, Between nasniag- ton and h'opiHr. nai ssmpsf. f Ice, Stiz k Co., 311) Main, exclusive whole- a a-sale. Southern Palaoe Howell, Wood A Co., S3J U.lti. f owenstein, B., k Bros., oorner Main and mm Jenerson. . wr ells Coll, 267 Main. JJenken Bros., oorner Main and Court. nlMI inn FMH DEPOTS. TCuebs. Victor D., wholesale and retail dealer M- in Jfish, Oysters, uame, etc., i J euereou. OROCEBN AKD COTTOH PACTORW. Forster, Realhofer Cnroeer. uotton Factors k Commission Meroh'ts, 209 Main. Weacham k Tr-adwell. Grocers. Cotton Fac tors, eto.,9 Union, Stonewall block. A pperson, K. M. k Co., eorner Front and l jenerson. . , , . Jew ton Ford ft C 17 Union, Lea Block. Galbraath, Ptawart ft Co., 11 Union, Stone wall block. . Rioket. W. S. ft Co., Cotton Factors, 37 M Adams. JJokerly, U. A., 344 Front. IT rooks, Neely ft Co., 27S Front. arvin, M. T. ft Co.. 207 Main. oge ACo.,189 Poplar. II USB, F. 0. ft CO.', Choloa Family Grooo- rles, 7 Jenerson. UOTEI.fi. W0R8HAM H0FBB. Git-LowtT ft Botaix, Proprietors, Cor. Main and Adams streets. Board $3 per Day. HARDWARE. Allison Brothers, Hardware, Catlery, Guns, ti., 270 Front, frgill Bros, ft Co., 31 Front. ' mToCombs ft Co., 322H and 324 Main. fji Robblni ft Bradley, 223 Becond, Adorns lil BUck; also, Catlery and nuns, naies-men-Capt. J. G. Barbour. Mr; T. D. Wilder, . IIATTKUN. r Cohen, Hat Renovator, 384 Mala. Jam"L. Morrlt, "TheHattfr." Francisoo ft Wigirin. 307 Main, Peabod House. Jl Altll Knn, HAOULMI, 1,11', Jford, J. 0. ft Co., 257H Main. ASE, 0. V., JR. ft CO., 177 MaU. Ml oores, Smith ft Co., Harness, Flaillas, Col lars ana wnoe rinaing". ai main. Ilinm AND LEATIIEK. S1 cbeibler ft Co.. Shoe Findinn. 7 Adams, Pay highest prices fir rimes ana '1 allow. Kit. Louis Mutual Life, MoMahoa ft Otii, 43 P9 M.,H,nn. n n l r.. orth Western Mutual line, J. o. vnapio, State Agent. 4 Union, arolina life Ins. C.. 219 Main ; M. J, WiekiL Pras't: W. F. Bovle. Seo'v. O 'VT'redcnburgh, R. V., 22 Madison. esoto Ins. and Trust Co., 42 Madison; J. Lonsdale. Seo'v; W.M. Karnngton. rres u ale.seo'y; W.M. r arnngion, rres i , II. A. ft Co.,Aenoy, 22 Madistn. V Utleton, Clarpenter ft White, Agents Connecticut M- tual Life Insursnce Company, 4o Madiaon, I ROW. CJwift's Iron Works, John Manngna, Agent, J Main, bet. Washiniron ana Aaams. JEWELEKN. Hf EBBIMAN, BY ED ft 00., ill. wATrmiAawta, FINK WATCH KS AND JKWKLET. 27S Mats. 13 D. Bsrnum ft Co., Watches. Jewelry and . Fanoy (loods, Wi Main, earner of Court. JOB PKIM1NU. T?rankUn Job PrintingHo3se,16 Watt Court, 8. C. Toof. Prritor. pe Ferguson, 0. W 31 Jefferson. Moron ncilFR. accaro, A., ft Co., lmnortera of Wlneg, 1 ; niaH lUVmnl II erniria, 'McNabb ji Co., Keotifiers and wholesale iiiciuor ueaiers, 210 front. i.rnnr.R. doors, hash, etc, mioore, Eader A Co., Hlanint MilfandLum i'-l ber Yard. 3M and S0 Sfconrt. A.IVKRT STAlil.KM. (eligman, Jee, 55 Union, eorner Tbird. in r.w pirin nteaxc htf.158. riollenberg ft CoB. AIU Deal and 1M M.M. iseeond. om.iKT. Tfer.Korrls'Eyeand Kar Intrmary, JS3 Main, JL" up staira, day nuinuna. PAIKTKRM. MOlisai AID SIOtT. Davis, A. Fh 3e Adams, between Main and Second. . PI AK OS AID ORGAITS. Joepel, .Leopold, agent, Knabe'a, S7t Main.. PKTrRE GAILERIES. ay, T SS Main, bp stairs. "Haver. W, I 290 Main. Clark's Marble Blnlr KF.WIHO MArHIXES. G rover ft Baker's, 326 Main, np stain. Star Shuttle Sewing Machines, S53 Main, be tween Cnioa and Gnrno. Wheeler A Wilson's highest premium Lock Stitch fewnr M amines, iso 6eond. 'I KMPF.KAKOK. Grand Wonby Patrisreh Sons of Temper aaoa, T. Cocke. TTvU Mia. 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A young and beautiful married woman, Mrs. Elizabeth Bauer, step daughter of Mr. Werheide, of North St. Lome, brought anit to have ber marriage with Henry Bauer annulled, for the reason that he was non eompot mentis at the time tbe marriage was contracted Dr. Hillegast, the first witness, testified that he visited Bauer a short time pre vious to bis marriage, and touna mm laboring under great mental depression, but in good physical condition. He was extremely melancholy, and had aa idea that some one contemplated doing mm some personal harm ; that his father in tended to disinherit him. He was lying n bsd. with the young lady to whom he was afterward married sitting by the bedside. He had strange faBcies, and imagined that an enormous worm was in his stomach, eating away bis vitals. His parents thought matrimony an antidote for insanity (for the reason, doubtless, that "like cures like." or "thebairoi the dog cures the bite,") and nrged him to hasten bis affair with Lizzie. A couple of weeks after the marriage tbe Doctor called on him again, at the house of Mr. Werheide, and found bim again in bed. Ha was still laboring under hallu cinations. Matrimony, so far from curing him, had increased his mental aberration. He was now in great dis tress at tbe idea that he was not able to support his wife, and said he was " no man." Two days afterward the Doctor saw him again, and he was not much im proved, lie was sent to a lunatic esylam. A young man, who had acted aa Bauer's irroomsman. testified to bis eccentrio conduct on the day of the wedding. Among other signs of inaaoity, be wore black clove., shuddered, and expressed a dread of what he was about to do. The wife took the stand, and detailed the whole course of the wooing, the wed ding, and the subsequent conduct of her husband, sne naa Known mm from childhood; be bad courted ber about to years, and the engagement was ot a year s dura tion, one went with mm to tne tair, ana his conduct there was so strange that she told her mother she bad a notion to break off tbe match; Vut tbe old lady urged ber to keep ber word and marry Henry, and she did so. About two weeks after the marriage he became worse, and imagined that some one intended to poison him. So suspicious was he that be made her taste of every article of food provided for bim, before he would touch it, and when he bad to take pills he made her first swallow two, and then be would eive some to a dog, and if she and tbe dog survived durieg tbe night, then be would take a few himself. He acted so outrageonaly going to bed with a knife, keeping ber awake all night, and com plaining of some concealed foe that at lergih, after a brief honeymoon, her father sent for a policeman to arrest bim. He crawled noder the bed, and with great difficulty he was captured and taken to the ealaboose. He was then sent ts St. Vincent's, and tbe handsome youog wife consoled herself by going to balls and twirling herself around in the miiaj of the giddy waits. After remaining awhile in tbe aylum, Bauer was turned out, eni be went to Werheide's to get bis wife. She flatly refused to live with him, and when be insisted upon re maining, she seized a butcher knite, ana then a billet of wood, to drive him away. The lady told tbe story of her matrimonial troubles with great troth and gn.to, and ad treasured np eaite a buet ot lilue odicoities. During the delivery of er ronad. unvarnished tale. Bauer sat by bis counsel with a smile upon his countenance, bnt the sweat gathered non bis brow and revealed the agony that be inwardly esperieaced. He is a GREAT ADVANTAGES To be gained by buying your Domestics, Flannel, and Dreai Good from WELLS ft COLL, this week. Tbe pricei are greatly lowered, and everybody bag now an oppertunity to bay Winter Dry Goods for much less than their value. This it an opportunity rarely offered, and should not be alleged. good looking young man of twenty-six, of genteel appearance, and a tobac conist by trade. Tbe testimony being closed, R. 8. McDonald, counsel for tbe husband, moved to dismiss tbe case, and Judge Knight intimated that such would be bis decision; but Mr. Kehr, counsel for the lady, desired to speak, and was beard, but be did Bot succeed in chang ing tbe mind of tbe Judge. Bauer has still a wife, but that is all. A Fast Girl. San Frsnoiso Correspondence of the Provl denoe Journal. Mrs. Ellet, in her recent book on " Fa mous American Women, makes mention of a California lady, remarkable for her ability ts entertain twenty gentlemen at once by ber vivacious conversational powers. If this were the only or chiefly remarkable thing about Alias riitcbcock she would be a far less remarkable per sonage than she is. But she is a charac ter.'and such a character as this age cannot and need not duplicate the world over. As Americans, we have long boasted of tbe versatility of our climate, soil and people. Perhaps Miss Hitchcock was a necessary national production, that tbe world may be convinced, of tbe truth fulness of this boast. She is a publio character an actress requiring a far broader stage and larger house than other actresses ot the time. She is an only daughter aa only child, I believe-t-of wealthy and most respectable family, her lather, JJr. Hitchcock, having come to this coast as an army surgeon during the Mexican war. He is now a retired phy sician and among tbe most substantial and worthy of San Franciscans. His accom plished daughter has long been one of tbe belles ot this city, without whom no social gathering of tbe ion was com' plete if she wes in the country. When a cbild she was rescued from a burn ing building by ' some members of Knickerbocker engine company No. 6, since which time she bag never forgotten them wearing conspicuously, at all times and all places, a neat gold "5" upon ber dress, and at times making the company, of which sbe was a duly elected member, costly presents, ranging from the cherished "5" to the gold mouoted firehorn. Sbe was eccentric to an extent that would shock our New England notions of propriety, showing her eccentricity, now by presenting tbe Fives a barrel ot brandy, now by stak ing a thousand on a favorite borse at the races, sgain by riding on the cowcatcher with tbe constructing engineer, over the entire length of the Napa Valley rail road, to which ride sbe challenged said engineer, and still again by tbe noblest deeds of philanthropy and charity. She has usward of $50,000 in her own right. and of course is expected to inherit tbe hundreds of thousands of her father's estate. From her own purse: she sup plies the wants of many needy ohjacts of charity, being generous in the ex treme and of noble impulse. Sbe vibrates between San Franciso and Paris, taking New York and Lon don in her way, and astonishing the natives of each of these quiet (?) in termediate cities by what she does and what she does not do. She defies all rules and conventionalities of society, dresses and acts as she pleases every where, selects ber company from all classes at will, and yet commands the confidence and good will of all. She is conspicuous at the grand balls of the Empress at tbe Tuileries, attends an nually tbe Derby in Kngland, where, it is said, she amuses herself by winning or losing a few hundred pounds a say at the hands of the young sprigsof nobility. A few days since she started in company with ber parents overland to New York d thence to Paris. Two days alter her marriage notice appeared as evi denee of the last of her eccentricities; she in a quiet way, with tbe personal knowledge of but two human beings be sides herself and the fortunate (?) groom, having suddenly experimented in the role of bride. Another admirer was with her all (he afternoon that day, until 6 p.m., when she went, as he supposed, to dinner. At 8 p.m. he met her again by sppointment, and west with her to the thetier, after which he accompanied her as far as Sacramento on her over land journey, quite ignorant of the fact from 8 p.m. he bad been in company ith Mrs Howard Colt instead of miss Hitchcock. This ia the same youth whom she dared to drive aown an em bankment on the Cliff House road a few davs ago, which he did at the small cost of 1200 Her husband is left behind, she not having seen him, it is said, since they left St James' free church. Doubt less, ere this, sbe has informed her loving pa and dearest ma of her last romantic experiment, and is now enjoying some other innocent amusement. But while this heroine is thus eccentrio and ro mantic in her composition, and thus reckless in her demeanor, as before re marked, there are in ber character many of tbe noblest traits possessed by any. She speaks evil of no one, but has a kind word and warm heart for all. A fire in Lynn, Ms, Monday night, completely destroyed five buildings and damaged other on Monroe street. The loss was (200,000. They were occupied by manufactories. Hon. Matt H. Carpenter was yesterday elected United States Senator from Wis consin. ( J. U. Stockton bas been elected United States Senator from New Jersey. James W. Oarard-Hls First and Last Legal Triumph. In the oourse of bis speech at the din ner given in bis honor by tbe New York bar, at Delmonico'f, New York, recently, on tbe occasion of bis retirement from practice, Mr. Gerard gave the following humorous description of his first case: Well, I put up my sign at a very humble office in William street not more than a hundred dollars a year and I waited for clients. Laughter None came. Cheers and laughter. I had no commercial pat ronage; I had plenty of fashionable friends, but they make very poor olienta. No one came "tapping" at my office door. Silenoe was there, "and nothing more." One day I heard a very heavy tread outside my office. I took up my napers and placed them all before me. Laughter In came my worthy friend Armand Westervelt, the attorney. He said: "I coma to give you tbe opportunity at least of making a speech before tbe jury." I said that was what I wanted, and add id, " I hope it will involve some great prin ciple, or at all events a large amount of money. At this his countenance lei I, and he replied, " I do not think it wi 11 fall in either category." I said, " Pleas e state the case." He said that it was at case of Ireland against Germany. Well, that sounded very large indeed, so I begged bim to explain tbe particulars He said the plaintiff lived over in Green wich, which, you know, wag then out of town. She was a female baker, and bad a German for a neighbor, who was a mal baker; and he, being jealous of her suc cess, had kicked over a loaf of the plain tiff's, and so cast bread not upon the waters, but in tbe mud. " Now," he said. all Ureenwich is in arms, and I am commissioned to ask you to volunteer to act for tbe plaintiff. Ton will have a very large audience, for there. iq tbe greatest excitement between Ireland and Germany." Well, I went over to tbe courthouse. It was up at tho extreme end of tbe city, and Justice Constantino presided. When I arrived I was introduced to my client, who was warm and forty, though she was neither fat nor fair. There, too, wns our adver sary with the counsel. All the wit nesses were produced, and there was a long examination. I thought I had made an impression on the jury. Th Judge delivered his charge, and the jury retired. They goon returned again. I triumphed I And we got twelve shil lings damages. Roars of laughter and npplause.l All of our Irish friends wer full of gratitude to me. There were three cheers for Ireland and three groans for Germany. The men took me by force over to the nearest comer grocery. and insisted upon my taking a dose of the decoction of faa.il. flmmense cheer ing and laughter. A deputation came over to invite me to take tea at my client's house. I went there, had plenty of fun among tbe Irish girls, and if I was not "Gerard, the lion-killer." that evening, I was at all events Gerard, the pet of tbe petticoats. But 1 must tell you one very pleasant incident connected with that affair. One of tha jury was a gentleman who took very deep interest in tbe pro ceedings, and after the court was over be came to me, asked for an introduction, and that man and I became friends till death laid him low. I had transactions with him involving thousand and tens of thousand of dollars. He trusted me with thousands without the slightest re serve that man was Jacob C. Taylor, the agent of John Jacob As'or, and the father of Moses B. Taylor cheers and applause and that wa,s the must im portant result of that case. That was what I call the first legal triumph of my life as thi splendid ovation is my last. Applause. The Cartmell Trial. The case of Robert H.Cart mell,charged with murdering John R. Woolfolk, was concluded in the Circuit Court at Jack son last week. Tbe jury returned a ver dict of " not guilty." The following ex tract from Judge Bond's charge will be read with interest: To excuse a homicide on tbe ground of self-defense, th danger must be actual and imminent, or justly be believed to be so. No contingent necessity will avail; and when the pretended necessity con sists.of the, as yet, unexecuted machina tions of another, the defendant is Bot allowed to justify or excuse himself by reason of their existence. If tbe conflict was in any way premeditated by the de fendant, the plea of self-defense will not avail. If death ensue from a wound given in malice, but not in itself mortal, but which being neglected or misman aged, the party dies, tbe party giving the wonnd is responsible for murder, unless the proof make it clearly to sppear that the party's own misconduct or neglect, or the malpractice of the surgeon er phy sician, was the sole cause of the death. Or when the wound was not of itself mor tal, and the party died in consequence solely of the improper treatment, and not at all of the wound, tbe party it i cling the wound will not be held responsible. But if the wound was in itself mortal or dangerous, and death ensue, the person giving tbe wound cannot shelter or ex cuse himself nnder tbe plea of erroneous treatment by surgeons. If you find that during aa angry altercation tbe deceased accompanied his insulting leoguag by a motrou indicating an inteotion to draw a deadly weapon, and the defendant, with out having given sufficient provocation for the apprehended deadly assault, by tbe use of a brick or any other weapoB anticipated the same, and killed his an tagonist, then he would be excusable on the grounds of self-defense. But if the conduct of the deceased was provoked by an assault first committed by the defend ant, with a weapon or instrument capa ble of producing death, the defendant then must be guilty of man-slaughter. A homicide can never be justified on tbe gronnd of self defense, except when the party slain wag in the very act of com mitting a felony, by force or violence, upon tbe person or property of tbe slay er, witbeut any or without sufficient pro vocation on the part of tbe slayer. Nor is it excused in one who is himself in fault, until he has sought honestly to avoid the necessity of killing, aod has done all he could do consistently with a proper regard to his own safety ; and ef this necessity the jury are the judges. Threats of pergonal injury cannot miti gate the killing, nnless the party show that he bad previous knowledge of those threats, nor even then, unless tbe person threatening was in the act of executing his threats. Diseovsry of Old Belies at Haahville. From the Press and Times. Some months ago we had occason to writ at considerable length various ac counts of strange discoveries made in the immediate vicinity of Nashville, and op tha banks of the Cumberland a far as Stone river, showing conclusively enough that this vicinity must have been tbe site of a once large and magnificent city. It is now generally conceded by the few learned men among ns that formerly, beyond tbe period of even European recerds, a mighty race dwelt on this con tinent, and that vast cities and an im mense population flourished on tbe hills and plains now covered with what we consider tbe primeval woeds. Nashville. in particular, is rich in tho remains of this tnighty race. Two days ago an adventurous student entered tbe cava which is known to run nnder our city, in West Nashville, near the residence of Mr. Hines, on Knowles street; and having traveled in a south erly direction for over a mile, until he louod himself somewhere under tbe bill on which fort Negley stood, he com menced a rigid exploration of the inte rier of tbe cavera as he returned. He found earthern vases in profusion, some ot them capacious enough to bold a bar rel of water, and of undoubted Eastern style of construction. He also found a stone cottin or sacorpbagus, nine feet long on the outside and seven feet long on tbe inside. It was laid upon a natu ral ledge ot rock, and bore certain char acters on the side of it, which he was unable to decipher. Within was nothing but a email sprinkling of dost and about half an inch of pasty mud. He also louad regular steel knives, with very long handles of some sort of composite material, which be assures ns is notterv. On these the graven characters are yet quite legible. lie brought forth from this grave of centuries several specimens of big dicoveries, which are no less curious than wonderful. He ia making preparations for a series of explorations, which he intends to extend over several weeks. They will be undertaken with a view of writing an exhaustive and cor rect account of all the grebe logical remains which are to be found around this city. Fatal lading ef a Trivial Dlsputs. From Ilantivllle (Ala.) Independent, Jan. 23. We were informed yesterday by Mr.' James Ellig, of a bloody tragedy which occurred near Cross Roads, in the north western portion of this county, on Satur day last. The facts are about as follows : Mr. Samuel Childress and Jere Daogh try, beth residents of that neighborhood, met at the Cross Roads, and a bet of ten gallons of whisky was jj.ide between them that their respective horses culd pull more weight than the other. Upon trial tbe horse of Childress pulled easily a weight tbatDaughtry's horse could not move. A dissension arose in regard to the matter, and pistols were fired at each other, Childress receiving a wouod in tbe leg. The parties then separated and went to their homes, which were but a short distance apart. Oa reaching home, Childress procured his gun, and, armed with that and a pistol, went toward the house ef Danghtry. One of bis daueh- ters was at Daughtry'g, and she came out for the purpose of pacifying ber father, and succeeded in getting bim to give. p big pistol, when at that moment Dangh try fired from a window, sixty or eighty yards distant from where Childress was sitting on his borse, and shot him through tbe heart. Danghtry made his escape at once, and had not been arrested op to Tuesday, though every effort was made to find Kim. Mr. Caildress was esteemed an excellent citizen in his neighborhood. We have given the mere ouUine. of the s.d affair, and do not know to what extent the act may be extenuated. Both, men were nnder the influence of iiqnnr. PARK AYEXUE ACADEMY. THREE SD A HALF MILES FROM Memphis near M.mpois and L'harlretoe ltailroaxt. lbe fourth (efkn of ttia Sehool will epen oa the first ef Febraarv lt9 t d.nta will be prepared for tbe tnivereity of Vireinia-any Cuilega, or f r tho active duties of life. Fortersa. eu . apn'y tor circular., nine W..MlUKR.A.M, ls 141 Principal. ew.a-s.il -Tiiiiifl ; iMm wMsDeamco. ipsagM i 3 I 2 i )T'i:VS' wailiisls eei eeaM Pesave la :'!', tV" 'vA a 5 I I rtflW Cholee Oroeerlee, Tea-, m 1 " f PM provisions.) , J ? 3 4 39 5. e 9 TS a es SOUTHERN LIFE IiVSlIfUNCfi No. 7 Madison Street, Memphis, Tenn. Capital, Surplus, A HON WOODBCrr, Prmlilrat t DIRECTORS: Amos Woodruff, F.M.White, Charles Kortrecht H. A. Partee, r.C. Spenoer, C. P. Norris, Hash Torrance. 0. W. Fraser, F. 8. Davis. R. C. Krinklev. J. W. MoUown. T. A. Nelson, Bam, Tate, Jaeob vVeller, Gen. Jno. B. Gordon, MEDICAL K. HUBS WILLETT, Atlanta, Ssw. Branch t jonn D. voruon, rresiueuw W. C. Morris, Secretary. W INSURES LIVR8, AND PROMPTLY ADJUSTS AHD PATS LOSSES. Its prtnd pal business Is with Southern State, and to them it appenla for Patronage. It ha. amnle means to folly proteot Pulley H elders and pay all losses. RELIABLE AGiiN rS WANTbO. w. a. FERwrsosr.- FO. r. 1HOMPMOS. General Agent. INSURANCE. CONDITION or ibs INSURANCE COMPANY, HARTFOBD, COSTS., January 1 I860, CASH CAPITAL. $3,000,000. ASSETS (at Market Value) I Cash on band in Bank and in transit..-..- . - I 592,129 87 Real Estate (unincumbered) 253,31. 14 Bank.Stock... . 1.307.3 0 OA MorUate Bonds 917.700 00 United States, State and City Stock u and other publio securities.. 2,079,953 00 $5,150,931 71 289.563 98 Total Liabilities..- Net Assets 4,8H.377 73 - Duly attested, sworn to and signed. 6TATE OF TENNESSKB. CoupTaoLLia's Orrici, f NiSHviLLS, January 1. 1869. ) I, O. W. Blaekburn, Comptroller of tbe Treasury, do hereby oertify that the jETNA INSURANCE COMPANY, lccated at Hart ford, in the State of Connection t, has produeed to me satisfactory evidence that said Company have complied with all the requirement, of tho jaw. of the State of Tennessee imposed on In surance companies, and I further oertify that Henry A. Littleton, Acent of .aid Company, bas else complied with the requirement, of tbe laws of the State, made and provided in sueh isees Wherefore, said -ETNA INSURANCE COM PANY has authority to take risks and trans- act tbe business of insurance in this State, at j Memphis, Tenn. W. W. BLaUhDuno, Comptroller of Tennessee. II.,A.HTTIJGTOi, AGENT, IVo. SS Hindis on St., H EXP HIS, TEX ST. 122 U.S. Fire and Marine INSUPeAXCE COMPANY, BALTKXOl.E, KABILA Jf.D 9 8 0,000 Deporateel wtln BUtto Antborltlee Cash Capital, - $250,000 Assets, - -- 505,000 CEO. "W. L. CBOOK, etceteras' State A re at, -1A 7 1-9 WI aln afreet. bCIIOULFLELi) tt IimiKK, WHOLESALE Grocers andlLiquor Dealers And Manufacturer's Agents for " Virginia ftbot aa si Load." " ab-elaert rer'e Kail, Anal - Obi Kiva ftalt,n. K0. 254 FROJ.'T STREET. lit CO., S227,500 OO 102,742 06 BE. IAT, Hficrelnry C. T. PATTERN, Aaa't Secretary. V. S. OA TIM, Treaaarcr. BOARD: JOHS H. EESKIHE. LoBlavllle, Kj.. Branch t C. C. Spencer, President E. P. Hopkins, Secretary AUCTION SALES. Bankrupt Sale or Ileal Estate ana Personal Property. In tb matter of W. H. Orider, Bankrupt, in Bankruptcy at Memphis. Tennessee. BY VIRTUE OF AN ORDER OF SALE entered in the above matter by the Dia trist Court of the United states lor tbe Dis trict of West Tennessee, in Bankruptcy, I will proceed to sell, On Wednesday, Februnry S1, 1SS9, to the highest and best bidder, at the sales room of Monsarrat, Lanier A Co., 276 Ueoond street, Memphis, Tennessee, between the hours of 9 o'olock a.m. and 4 o'clock p m. of said day, all the right, title and interest, legal and equitable, which bIonged to said Bankrupt at tbe date of filing bis petition in Bankruptcy, in and to the personal property dncribed as iollo. s, to-wit i All the promissory notes, Sr enri 'fee. debts, demands, claims equities, ac counts, oooks of accounts, oboses in antin, and all and singular, the personal 'ff-cU and assets of said Bankrupt, ot everrkiud and de scription : as well as to the real estate set out as follewc, to-wit : 1st. Hi interest in lots 0 and 7. block 27. In the town of Fort Pickering, near Memphis, Tennewee. This property is eneuin berod by a vender's lien tor the pavtnent ot three note of 9 ioUeaib, dated September 7tb, lrflO, due d, 12 and 18 months after date, given far paichase money, with interest on said notes. 2-i. His interest in lot on tbe corner of Main and Broadway s'reet', 108 by 126 feet. Said lot is enoumbercd by a trust deed exe cuted to seoure a note fur $152 26, in favor of estate of W.B. Fant, due February 1t, 18fM. 3d. Also, the right of redemption on the followlnc dtscribed property to wit: A three-story brick residence, the same b'tng the weatern end of tenement sold tn W. II. Grider by W. B. W al ii ran. aod local ed on Adam, street, adjoining Waldran cotton shed, in the city of Memphis Tennessee. This property was levied on and jold June 10th, I.H07, by the Sheriff, to satisly an execution in favor of N. D. Elliott, Kxecu tor of estate of Q. C. A'ltison, deooiued, fur $'.i07 20, oo.it, ei M HO. 4th. Also, bis equity of redemption in lots I and 2, and tbe north- half of lot 3. in block 27, ia Fort Picker ing, near Memphis, Tennessee ; said property bas a two-siory frame honae on it. This prop erty was ievied en and sold by the riberifi" of Shelby county, to satisfy an execution in favor of the Southern Bnk of Kentucky, June 3d, 1HA7, acain't W. II. Grider, and bought by F. M. Cash, for t2U'i 50 ; amount of execution, costs, etc., J15H 97, 5th. Also, his equity of redemption in the remainder interest in lots 1, 2 and 3, blook 34. 180 feet on Sixth street hy SOU feet on Georgia atrret, located ia Fort Picker ing, near Memphis. Tenneaao ; the same has a one-story frame house. This property ia in cumbered by a lite estate: the remainder in terest whiob belonged to said Bankrupt waa 1 sold under execution, but is ruHject to redemp tion. Ic is the equity of redemption in the re mainder tKat I propose to sell, which waa sold Crst for $75, costs, etc., and again for f 2241 75, costs, etc. hoheiiule oan be seen at my offioe, 278 Second street. 39 C. A. LEFFINGWELL, A'slgnee. A. E. FRANKLAND, AUCTION AXD COMMISSION MERCHANT, So. IU7 Alain Street, Webster Block, Memphis, Tenn. STRICT ATTENTION PAID TO ALL busioeas intrusted to my care. Account sales rendered iminedntely after sales, and prompt returns. .Aspls accommodation fer stora. A. WALLACE, the veteran Auctioneer, will be found at my house, to attend to all his friends and patrons. I respectfully solicit a share of the patronage of all my friends A . . T n Bw I, . r i. I UIGr CllJSEXt LAND Ten lilies or Meinplila. OA lot). 150 AND 2"0 ACRES OTTT OF 800 fJt on the Miasiasippi River Railroad, soon to be built, and noar the prospective depot, for sale at bareains, and immediately alao, 70 seres, ma nlr Cypres. Timber; also, 8IKAM MILL. Apply to my sons on premises, or to myaelf, this month, at Kal.irh. 110 acres good Stock Kancbeon fhaLavaea, In Ja kaon eonnty, Teiaa, and SOU acres oa Trinity, Liberty county, Texas. Fine Planta tion to tell or exchanee for s ty property. All titles perfect. (lie 8. K. RE M B- HT. DoceaKiiny marblk wokks 147 Hill STREET, Fear Boors above Overton Hotel, Mem . phis, Tennessee. OPES FPR A SHORT TIME ONLY. TO clo.e out a floe assortment f Kosu:r':. Gravestones and Mantels, ef various marbles. All those wanting anjihin. in the above line w II find it to tbeir advantage to call, as our prices are v.ry Km. for 0TT0HKRTT Ifflt 17 Main street. "guanoI guano: rERTJVIAN. PHtEXIX AND MANIPU lated. at WHITE. KEETt R00TE3. ft f,H Main street. Sotlce ta 8iockho!ders. Ornrs Mfcavt' Iacsct Co., 1 M surma. !.. Jaa. . l.V J AT A MFBTISrt OT THE SOARD OF Directors ef this Compaay. held ibis da?, a second rail of ten per r,i. nioa the etpita I stock of tbe romrany ordered, payable ea or hcfoie tbe 1st day ot February B.tt. lit IU A. PAHkLR, Secretary.