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MATTRASSEJ ANOEIDBIM. , , -C, . , , ' 4 41 k I Hlf 111 R . ' ' 3 7&3' 8 ,t.wJ v i-j T) j 7 &;SS Ji-J JJ-J Als vJI JLi JL Uvo 2 melsioiis f 1'CRNITI'RE ESTABtWBMESIT, 1 ' i 0 J no. 4 com street, ' :TTT77r- nnrcT pttv pjtj PTTT ATI ON " "' Fifteen Cents Per Week. 5 ' xX ' '"' " 4 V (Next southern Expre.. Co.,) -MEMTHI3. By E. WHITMORE. ' ' I LARGEST CITY CIRCUIiAJLXUJl. c) g j srr 'VX KudBMMWH ii ... ' BUSINESS HOUSES. ATTWOOD ft ANUEKNUiN.uoriuw iau tor and Commission Merchants, 204 Front. B" TNK"kIKST1!J ATIONAL OF MEMPHIS. F. B. Davis. Pres'tj Newton Ford,V. P. BOWMAN. C. H., MACHINIST AND Scale Fuotor, Vrl Main itreet. Special attention iriven to repairing scales RAIO. R. . A. CO.. SEEDS J i Dientx, eta., .179 Main it., Jackson mock. CATHOMO BOOKSTORE, 312 SECOND ST., near Monroe. W.J. Mansford, Prop r. Madison street., B, 11. looey, -r t; ET C. hirk, Cashier. CAROLINA LIFE INS. CO., 219 MAIN ST, J. Davis. Pre'ti W. F. Boylo. r.ec'y. TEaI'PTV AN C E FanDERSON; ATTOK . J ney-at-Law, aaoMain itreet, Memphis. " ij rvICKIKriON, WILLIAMS A CO.. COTTON TpMMONS ft SON, BOOKS, STATIONERY. 1J Magaz F- TsHER and Di Magazines, etc., lOJefforson and63Beal. AMIS A CO.. MARBLE-WORKS d Drain Pipe, cor. Adams and Second. rtni'pn. T.Knpni.n. aoknt DEALER V3T in Organs and Knabe'i Pianos, 375 Main, G ROVER ft BAKER'S SEWING MA . chines, 318 Main street. ' H" "EINRICH, P.H. ft BRO.. CONFEC tions. Groceries, Liquors, etc., 224 Main. T ITTLETON ft VREDEN BURGH'S IN- XJ euranoe Agency, 22 Madisontrect, V EROY, "JTMERCHANT TAILOR, NO. 17 Jj Jefferson St., between Main and tront. M cCOMBS, KELLAR BYRNES, HARD- ward, Uutlery, etc, sayi ana a ain. ORGILLBROS. ft CO., HARDWARK, UUX lory. Agricultural ImplemenU, 312 Front. PODESfA-ft"CAZASSA, DEALERS IN Confections, etc, 252 Main.conjMonrt. T5rESC0TT, 0. F. ft C0.( DEALERS IN X Coal Oil. Lamps, Soaps, etc. 40 Jefferson. STEAM DYERS ft CLEANERS , Hanson ft Walker (late Hunt ft Qa'naon), JS46 Second itreet. - ; , rnERRY 4 MITCHELL, WHOLESALE ' JL dealers mmtehoosaiidHati, 329Main. HTf 'HITMORE, E., STEAM JOB PRINTER V 13 Maditon itreet. INSURANCE. ' .Mttttomont of 1 15ie Home Insnrance Company oipSrEW HAVEK, cow.,' JANUARY 1, 1870. Capital Stock 222'SS2 52 Surplus 786,305 49 , a -s -7 ASSETS : ' T 1 f ..' . i . ' V Cash ow hani. In banks, and in k course of transmission.... 5,301 Real Estate owned by the Co 739,500 00 Loaned on mortirajeon real estate 53,800 00 United States Bonds, 5-20 124,503 13 Virginia State Bonds 1 1 ,652 Tennessee State Bonds 10.700 00 Alabama State Bonds 10.000 00 North Carolina State Bond..... 4,7 00 South Carolina State Bond-.. .: -" 1G.600 00 Now Havon City Bonds 55,000 00 National Bank and other New Haven stocks ,........,... i. 87,730 00 Railroad Bonds - - .350 00 1 H,;tl, .,f,fi1r Anllalrl. 10,090 30 Bills Receivable for inland pre miums .J..!..-. .,. ' Salvage elaimsdue the Company.:. Loans on call and sundry accounts i Agents' balances 40,085 61 ; 68,515 a; 16,a4 63 sales, ottice turnuure.anu agency . suppliei on band..... Premiums due at home and branch ..:. 29.565 40 ofboea m. Interest and rents accrued 74,522 12 17,470 60 Total....... $1,786,365 49 ' LIABILITIES: Losses in process of adjustment..!..f 166,133 79 k Premiums reoeived in 1S69..........U 2,106,340 61 Losses paid in 18U9 1,358,907 60 Premiums received sine organ i- "' , .fttion 9,415,597 66 Losses paid since organuation 6,275, iU6 i'l " V. R. SATTERLEE, Preaidont. SAM'L L. T A LCOTT, p-e-jj.-t. . CHARLES WILSON, J rresiuents. t r WM. K. GOODKLL, feecretry. ' E. B. C0WLES, Assistant Secretary. Statu of TitsNnasgg, UOIIl'TROLLKR BUKFICK, Nashville, January 1, 1870. :- I, G. W. Blackburn. Comptroller of the Treasury, do hereby certify that the Home Insurance Company, located at New Haven, in tbe "Stale of Connecticut, has produced to me satisfactory evidence that said Company has complied with all the requirement of the laws ' of the State of Tennessee imposed on Insu . ranee Com panioa; and J further certify that 11. T. Toiulinson ft Co., ag'tsofsaid Company, have also complied with requirements of the laws of the State, made and provided in such i uaaes: wherefore, said Home Insuranoe Com pany has authority to tiike riks and transact the business of insurance in this State at Mpmithix- Tennessnfl. ' G. W. BLACKBURN, Comptroller of Tonncssee. H. T. T0MLINSdN & C0 AGENTS, 17 MadlMon Hi., IMeinphlii. XXXVII D1VIDEXDI , ' ,5 Safest, Cheapest System of Insurance. a, .. j . -.. . STATEMENT OF THE Wasliinston Insurance Co. u ' 172 Broadway, New York. Cash Capital, . - 9100,000! ' ASSETS, FEBRUARY I, 1870:, f , Tnited States, State, City and other stocks (innrkct value) $.115,121 00 Bonds and Mortgages M,44o SO ilemand Loans - lift H 0") Cash 3MT.9S7 I'npaid Premiums. ........... 11.24 ii .Miscellii0coua........-.- Sl.lta 10 fi,fi97 02 .. 4.SM 00 I'npaid Lones ....... Capital and Surplus IS01.37 tl A dividend of (8) eight per pent. Is this day declared payable on demand, in cahh, to stock -holders. p p TTFRT,KB, President.-' ' IIEXRY WKSTtl.V, Vice President. WM. K. LOTH HOI. Secretary. WM. A. St'OTf, Assistant Secretary. Stt or TNicssiti, Cohptboi.i.icr Orririt NaJhvii.lk. January 1, 1K70. 70.) I, -O. W. Blackburn. Comptroller of the Treasury, do hereby certify thai the Washing ton Insnrance Company, located at Xew lork. iu the State of New York, has produced to me satisfactory evidence that said Company has i.mplied with all the requirements of the laws ' of the Slate of Tennessee implied on insurance companies! and 1 further certify that H. I. Tomhnsun Co.. agents of said Company, have also complied with the requirements of the laws of the rotate, made and provided in such cases: wherefore, said Insnrance Com panv has authority to take risks and transact i he business of iasaranve in this State at Mem puis. Tennessee. () w I!LACKBURXi Comptroller of Tennessee. H. T. lUMLiNoUrt &. IA, AUiJYia, ; 17 Iladisea St., Memphis. BLACKSMITHS. rwLir mi-sits. josh stals. HAURER & CO. mats ornrso ar Xo. 207 Poplar Street, Between North jlarket and High it., a new Blacksmith and Wagon Shop, 4 Sl A FIR PBKPAREH TO DO ' i sunn work in all iu branches at q Hie rerv lowcl rate". As we ape prac- I tiral mechanics of b.ng riH.,sp. : mi hare lived in Mctnplii lor more than I ve ve vesrs. we assure the public that we will . give geaeral utislariioB, and a?k them to riv us a UuO. 1 VOL. X. 45 u 03 Do you want l i V.J ; Onr PUBLIC LEDGER. 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If our hacks could feel Die load, Would we waste the day in wishing For a time that ne'or can be? Would we wish in such impatience k " For oar ships to come from sea?: ,1 j r . i . " If we knew the baby fingers Pressed against the window pane. Would be cold and stiff to-morrow , Never tronble us again ' Would the bright eyes of onr darling Catch the frown upon our brow ? , . ' Would tho points of rosy fingers Vex us then a they do now? 1 : Ah, these little ice-cold fingers. How they point our memories back To the hasty words and actions Strewn along our backward track How these little hands remind us. As in snowy grace thev lie. , Not to scatter thorns but roses , " For our reaping by and by I . t.. . . Strange we nerer price the music Till the sweet-roieed bird has flown l ; Strange that we should slight the vio lets ' Till the lovely flowers are gone ; Strange that summer skies and sunshine Never seem one-half so fair. As when winter's snowy pinions CL-l.- . I - k:, -i ' . 4 ; j A Warsitng; to Tneater-Vo'erm. ' ' An amusing incident occurred tbo other night at the National Theater, Washington. In the front row of the par quette gat a beautiful, bright Uttle boy, about three andahalfyears old. whose ap pearance and childish (though jhrewd) re marks attracted much attention, and who, with a natural curiosity of childhood, ask ed he meaning of everything that struck him as pecnlirr, among which, the large exodus of gentlemen to tuke " a smile " was one; he asked the friend who had him in charge: "Where are all these people going Is the piny over?" llo was told they were goiug "to drink." He watched them file past as he 'looked, over the front of the pnrquette, and he took a stout elderly gentleman fairly aback by asking him in a perfectly audi ble voice, " Are yon going to take a. drink?" All in the vicinity fairly yelled with laughter ana c apped hands w.tn ' delight, doubtless to the astonishment of o that portion of the audience who were , ( h Argentine Republic, not withm hearing of the cause. It .s .3, B, ..oe with Bra7.it. On feared he old. gentleman by his look j h f A ;, with , Trtly of thought that some one had prompted the J,1 hca'ptured the city of Cor child. but such was not the case; U was '".m. Th. Aentines just as stated above. A lady from llavti, hr the name ir.-.: v,- r Parana, of a tropical hue and decidedly ' exotic appearance, is making a stir out i est in the character ot a public loetu- M d aa,CR, .nd .bopomine smitt en with her charms, took her home with hi m and ' made her his wife. A few days alter giving birth to her first child tshe died. ! Mrs. Parqua'i father was killed in one of ! the revolutions of the countrv, and the ' j lecturer is the last of her family. An j nncourtly critic compares her complexion i to a " Cuba Six " a dark olive, cloudmi in spots. She has black enri hair, straight nose, a large mouth, small feet and hands; is fond of green and orangc colored silks, and betrays a weakness for frilled rkrmixr and red flannel peti coats. Miss Dickinson niut look to he laurels. Strong-minded women don't eat eggs. They can't bear the yolk, you know. rer. and .seven mentioned as the prob-j M,T '1H(a, the celebrated trip- able rival of Anna Dickinson herself. ! " gi , b the Her father was, sea captait ., and com- V" . . f , the Ap. manded a vessel in the African trade. . P''-'VU,, , i -,'. Th. : 4 ; MEMPHIS; TENN.: FRIDAY EVENING, APRIL 22, 1870. Brown Domestics? f If yon do, J.'! SEA ! I S L A - 12 1-2 Cents a Yard. Domestic Department will not be .I i nil jaw '?.ri LOPEZ. The Unhappy .President of Pr- More than once during the long war on the La Platta, Brazilian reports have killed the dictator of Paraguay, and his obituary has beeu printed in the Ameri can nd European papers. It looks now as if the story of his capture and death in the wilds of the Matto Grosso is true. The report comes by the Bio de Janeiro monthly packet to Lisbon, and London dispatches say that the sews is fully con firmed. 1 - ' ) . The remarkable man who has so long resisted the conbined efforts of two pow erful nations, assisted by a third, to ties stroy his power, was born in Paraguay in IM9.7 He was the ion of the former President, Don Carlos Lopez, a man of i.nrulnr astuteness, enerey ana resolu tion. Don Carlos succeeded to the des nnti.t nower of Dr. t'rancia in 1H44. Paraguay, ever since it threw off the Span'i ah yoke, was ruled by the imporions will of one man. Francia was its lord for thirty years. Before his death was Announced, the cider Lopez succeeded in establishing himself as the successor, and when he died in 18G2, after a san ormnnrv and oDDressivereizn of eighteen years, he left by will, according to the constitution of Francia, the scepter to hia ann Don Francisco Solano Lopez. Paraguay, thongh in name a republic, was never otherwise than a despotic mon. arnhv. and its ruler was less trammeled by law and conscience than the master of the Unent ou tne dbuks oi me uo nhorus. . Before the elder Lopes passed away, he sent his son to Europe to study the world and to improve his mind and man. ners. Don Francwco went abroad os tensibly on a diplomatic mission. He traveled, as the heirs of rqyal houses are wont to travel, in, care of a trusted officer of the court, winch m tins case liappenea to be an old Italian General, who had seen much service in the Valley of the La Plata. The Prince and his guardian visitor! thn lend iii if cnmtals of the Conti I nent, and in most places negotiated commercial treaties. An exaggerated ! nntinn nrpvuilpd in Etiroue. t that time, I of the value of the growing trado of the j La Plata, and young Lopez wbb received I with much consideration. Before he left ! tl, nid World he contracted a domestic alliance which lasted through all his stib- I sequent fortunes, both good and baa, ana ! which exerted a material influence upon the country owr which he was to ruie. i H mot in Dublin one Eliza Lynch, an . Irish woman, the wife of a surgeon in the French army. She left her nusoana ana ' f,,llw,.,l lnez to Paraeuav as his mis i tress, and became in time the mother of ' his aiv i-hiMren. Her power over -him i was unlimited. It was the belief of- the ! victims of the dictator's relentless policy thut Minium e I.vneli influenced him to i the commission of his tfOTht act of cru ! elty, and nerved him to tha desperate ! roanltitinn to sacrifice the whole Para- ; cuayan people to th cconsummation of ! ins personal ambition ! Lonez became President in 1K62. A year later he dispatched Senor Herrera one of the hiyhest naval omcers, to Europe, with several of the brightest vounir Paraguayans of European descent. to study engineering and military discip line and strategy. When Senor Ilerrera returned, he carried back a large quan tity of war material and a score of Eng lish founders and workmen. This would seem to indicate that Lopez, at the out set of his reign, hH warlike designs upon liis neighbors. The war came in 164. Of eourse the two sides had differ ent versions of the casus belli. Lopez charged the Ifrazilians with a violation of the treaty made with his father for the maintenance of the ttaiu quo of the La Plata. Brazil had interfered in Uruguay in favor of Flores, the leader of the Colo rado party. The Blanco wer driven from power, and this it wes that Lopez proceeded to resent. He seized a Bra zilian steamer on the La Plata, and thus broke up the free navigation of the river. H tii rear all gjie Brazilians living in Paraguay iw yrison. and then suddenly, A&ntinn f -ar. invaded I n nun , " " ' were unprepared for hi advance, as a treaty was in ' K,y....., .. .... ;ii the case of war between the Argentine LVpiiblic and Paraguay, hostilities could n,5t lie commenced without six months' ironlins Kptlll Emperor of Brazil took command in per son. The first battle w as a naval one, fought in June, on the Parana, and re sulted ia the driving back of the Para- Lopes disputed every mile of bis tm- : nntie mutually exchanged. .,. nrr 1 be next was toiignt on p ace to sec oi.' " t"- j -- r j V j fanTSt rrUW8 Ana, in Brazil, and the The hole.' A cWk complaining of 'fever Prince., Mana u prcttv and rich, and . luies Vere again vic't rio.is. capturing an-1 gspes.' . -que.t. a day's h ave. a. In ! aTSnd -dap.-hiu of Karf August and con- p- Vr-ri ,zf i u . tv1, hold TluS on thr- Parana Thf,' The stockholders of the Indian.polU ! and .NapolooU k.QM what h U about'' nlace underwent' a siege of two Tears. I (Indiana) Hotel Company have decided T " " T j- and T iU d,7ens Vtl.cted the gre.-t I to locate the hotel on lou 10. 11 and 12 "To the parent whow son die. .n rrHitwtnemrr.ry character of the in square Xo. 4 !-the property of Wm. 'infancy fa the Louisville Conner Wcutor Not 1 m Jy tbaa4 lives ShJ and the Gold.b-rry heirs-being Journal tUr m.a . be ome.h.ng ltiX tataW did it fall I?5 feet on Pennilv.ni. Mreet by 20: pnenb.rly soothmg ,n the thought thai, were saennceu or " . . . , .- , ni,;n .trt The intention no matter what may be the late of the i-!n inn liHnos oi me sine in kj. ,-" -r - - r . .. torr. He madfl suuid at junw.inrnirvrT. Fr.,luu. at 'Tebiquary, and at lat at Vilett.. i ing fliO.OCO to $2y0.wUw. t:vke a look at an article of 36 Inches wide. N D C 0 I T 0 IX A.T - found wanting in other inducements. ' ' ' Early in 1869 he was routed at the latter place, and was forced to abandon Asun cion, the capital, and take to the moun tains. . During the last year of his rule at Asuncion he had a diplomatic diffi culty with Mr. Washburn, the United States Minister, in consequence of hav ing arbitrarily imprisoned certain Ameri can citizens. Mr. Washburn quitted the capital, and took refuge on board an American war vessel; but the prisoners were subsequently released Bfter much suffering. Mr. W ashbnrn was recalled, and Gen. McMahon was sent out as Min ister from the United States. He suc ceeded in re-establishing friendly rela tions with Lopez, and remained with him in his shifting camp until Congress an' nulled the mission. After the loss of his .capital the for tune of Lopez went steadily on the downward, course. Though driven to the mountains, he raised new armies and mi.de new attempts to maintain his. au thority, f The allied army, commanded by the Count d'Eu, a son of the French Duke de Nemours, and son-in-law of the Emperor of Brazil, pushed him from position to position. As his forces grew weaker the ferocity of his nature in creased. He was implacable toward his foes, and gave quarter neither to his firisoners nor the Paraguayans who were ukewarm in his cause. '" The allies es tablished at Asuncion a provisional gov ernment, and the first act of the new Paraguayan Congress was to declare the defeated President an outlaw. A price was set upon his head, and death was decreed to all who should recognize his authority. The finishing stroke was at Ascurra, August 13, 1869. Lopez lost nearly 7000 men. Thenceforward he was a fugitive. With a few devoted adherents, and his mother, children, and mistress, he penetrated the savage Matto Grosso district, to the north of Paraguay. From time to time we have heard of his wan derings, of his skirmishes with the van guard of his pursuers, and of his diet of roots and herbs. A few weeks ago it was said thut he was striving to make his way into Bolivia. Now comes the tidings of his bloody end by the lance of a Brazilian trooper, after he had defiantly refused to surrender. He was lijerally hunted down. With tho death of Francisco Lopez rnn.uips rwav the Inst ventire nf "nnrson&l government" in Paraguay. .It will be to the interest of the allies to maintain a constitutional government at Asun cion. The dictatorship has cost the little inland nation dearly in treasure and lives. The six years' war has re duced it to a desert. The fields are de stroyed and the cities are in ruins. Out of a population of over one million souls it is said that barely one hundred thou sand remain. The fact is appalling. Such a destruction of life in six years is almost unparalled in history. Of the survivors the great majority are destitute and actually dependent upon the Brazil ians for their daily food. Lopez was only forty-three years old. In personal appearanco he was like all the Paraguayans, of mixed blood and swarthy cotblexion. He was ,;ery fat and short of stature, and inclined to sensuality, both in eating and drinking. Of his extraordinary executive abilities, his luauajement of the war against such heavy odd i the best evidence. Whether it was fear or j,atri,'m that moved the PniH,nii,rani in immobiii) themselves, it nnnt he denied tl.stihev rallied around him after every defeat with unabatud j confidence. Lopez was generally re - gardedby the people of this country a s merciless tyrant, although he hud no , of t(ie ij which is ook'bratod inhc smnll party of believers. .Many stories j Sl)ring uf th. year, and kept np for sev of his crueltie are related, and on the: pral ,,. 'j'lirouKliout the dnv the other hand much has been said of Ins j lal,ri(;"chine.se took to the cemetery bravery and the devotion of hiR followers. , sort of conveyances, loaded with It hn beeu ktiled that ven the women went into the di'tois find fought in his ense. and that hin men wem ren.ly to sacrifice everything lor him. Surely the , complete, true story of this man s lite will he an intercoms narrative. " ." F unny. Among the oftVe-aolders in the British , provinces in inaia are many natives, , who have studied English after fashion. , The Madras Athena-urn gives some spec-1 4 J PaPp'' a wnel "cn-imen- "An ex-sohoolmnster, petition-; Bey qolds lecmved tho d'fpatch ail ing for a cleskship. promises that '1 and ' nouncing tho reconstruction ot the .Stat', my family will ever cease to pray to the I he rend it and handed it to a citizen humble Almighty to shower his blessings 1 with the remark: Here, take your Mote vnu for ever and ever. Another, . begging for an increase of salarr on ac- count of the rise in prices. Jays: 'My jain and sufferings are impeachable, and i ie onlr in the comprehension of gentle- men Ol your Uflnorame uispusmun, rrauj to open your bowfcU ot compassion to i sympathise with the afliitWd, lind by es- tending your gracious hand to shoulder them from the civil darts of this dear citv 1 A third makes the following ex- j cuieforabsenci: ' I'lease excuse attend- ing office t.wlav, as mv grandmother dis-1 patched her life, and want to go toJirir.s : im in niAe tLa hiHel strictly first-class in -, l. ...j- ..I -...i .i.A. ,., ;n i ttiatri ffiHKin nu nsu n. lueiuiie o 02 K O K t o A Lesson for Women sknd tbelr Cor- respondent. 4 From the New York Star, 1.1th. The letters in the McFarland-Richard son case are a history in themselves, and carry a lesson which it would be well for both men and women to heed. To wo men especially, the teaching commends itself, and we do not mind for once using our columns to give a bit of advice to those who evidently need it. Women not only express themselves in all mat ters more fully and unreservedly than men, but they have, in some affairs, a sort of recklessness peculiar to them selves, being seldom found among men. The tendency seems to arise partly from a kck of the faculty of .foresight, and partly from a blind belief in the honor of the person to whom the letter or com munication is addressed. 1 bey do not tuke eontintrencies. which may throw their written thoughts into the hands of third parties, into consideration, ihey know, or think they know, that they can trust their correspondent, and there this thought ends; they "gush." Thev inno cently, and, perhaps, with the purest mo tives, compromise themselves not only, but their correspondents also. We can not take up the room at present that would be required to show explicitly wherein we think the origin of the evil lies, but will be satisfied in pointing out the radical reasons, acd let our readers judge whether we are right, bv their own observations or researches. Women are not educated to the practical affairs of life as they should be. If they were, they would deal more with things as they actually are, and not invest them with vain imaginings or false sentiment. Wo men are very much, indeed altogether, what men have made them, and when thrown out into more independent and personally responsible positions, either by our fuitlilesanuag or piisfortune, are not always equal to the burden imposed. We criticise Mrs. Calhoun's letters, not so much as the letters of n woman, as letters. In this world, so full of human (not good) nature, such unreserved thought should never be committed to paper; if expressed at all, it should be only in the spoken and unwitnessed con fidence of friend with friend. It is bet tor never to write, beyond the merest buniiibi. any thought we are not willing should be bruited world-wide. On the other baud, let ns say that a strict ad herence to the first principles of honor will always determine the cause of the person in receipt of such letters. Any letter containing the cordial confidence of another should, when once its contents are received, be committed to the flumes. The thing revealed in secresy may appear triviul, but to the writer it may involve much. We do not know what a day may bring forth. Death may give to the world things itinocent in themselves which, viewed throuijh the jaundiced eyes of envy, or covetousness, or even idle gossip, would damn an in nocent man or woman. No doubt there are lesson: regarding the sanctity of marriage, the dangerous influence of bnsy-bodies, wretched hallucinations of free love and rouriente teachings to lie learned from the testimony thus far evolved. But this little matter of honor and correspondence strikes us as being particularly appropriate just now, and we sny: When you speak to the man or woman you speak to them alone: when you put your pen in ink apd give your thoughts to paper, you babble to the ! "S ' V"P" win Id. 1 T)0 ciiine in ! 0 Sunday. d int., their annual Feast roast piirs, fruits, pastry, etc. There all the delicacies were spread over the craves of drnnrted friends, and around v .1 .. n i.nPi, an UOWPd number of ,;,,, Friends were then Invited to partake with thorn of the refreshments after which they returned to town. On Monday the wealthier Chinamen repaired to the cemetery, and went through the cert-monies. . 7 and run it; aim presently auueo: i icei as if a great weight bad beeu liTled Irora .me; thank (iod lam through with the heavier contract i rr uramw.. have done the best I conld. I have a v,... ... . ....... r- . iw tr-m.- - - . Ittur from John Midoll, wcaieed by one of his friends in Louisville, says: " It is now believed that the tntended wile ot the rnnee imperial is i . me i nncess ains uouusui mm ,Ic.u.r and not the daughter of the tmperor of child irt the next world, it can never be come a member of a base-ball club in this." NO. 4GI 1 W V. R D RCGCEItOB MEGIBBEN & BRO., Importer and Wholcaalo t'nab Dealpra In BRANDIES, WINES, LIQUORS, And DISTILLATION OP WHISKIES, NO. 276 SECOND ST.,1 jYRES BLOCK IMeniphis, - - Tennesse. Cheapest Dress Goods House 1 3V THE Grenadine Berege, . Linen Lawn (fast color), " . ; i Lonsdale Fine Domestic,- 1,000 dozen Ladles' Hose, ' 1,000 dozen Ladles' Handkerchiefs, And everything in the house will be sold In proportion, at 20-45 THE FAVORITE AND BLACK OAK ooorciivo STOVES, NOW 80 WELL AND FAVORABLY KNOWN. CAN BE FOUND AT ALL TIMES, together with s food assortment of , Heating Stoves, Lamps, Tinware, GRATES, HOLLOW-WARE, ETC., : , at . T . S. J U K E S , No, 3Q8 Second Street, MempltlH, TcniiCKseee. Roofing, Guttering-, Cotton Brands and General Job Work will rceelre Prompt Attention. 9-3-t f f IA K canton m yK 2 CO 1 GISOCEKIES t lffj& p 3 S V-I mas and m S RAILROADS. Memphis and Louisville R. R. CONDEMNED TIME TABLE. TAKES EFFECT FEB. 7. 1870, Time Time Leave Memphis ... 2.4" p.m. Humboldt . 7.15 p.m. 4.00 a.m. 8.15 p.m. Arr. nt f.ouisville. 9.00 .m. Cincinnati 2.30 p.ni. 18 00 a -jo 28 50 40 30 4o ,V 37 47 a no Kl II) 5 2 00 55 110 10.00 p.m. 4.4.) a.m. 3 15 a.m. 3.50 p. m, 10,30 p.m. I. lii p.m. tt.U) a in. 1.00 p.m. 9.30 a.m. 12.00 m. o.OOp.in. 17 45 24 30 Indisnnp s i.JP.iu. Z 00 Cleveland - 7.30 a.m. BufTiilo 1.55 p.m. 35 35 42 15 1'ittsbiirs;-.- 4.47 a.m. Baltimore.. 7.00 p.m. as 50 62 45 5ti 45 53 15 Wash't'u,...lQ.M) p.m. I'hilad'a.. T. 0 p.m. N. York- 10.00 p. I 55 4." Boston .11.00 a.m. 68 00 60 45 The 2.45 n.m. train from Memphis leaves daily. The 4.00a.m. train leavesdailyexceiit Sunday. Since the completion of the Uiuo river bridire at j.ouisvuio, me omnious ana ferry transfer at that point is avoided. Klnpi.iitv o.ra run thronirh on the 2.4ii n.ai train trom Memphis to Louisville, iinnectinc at Louisville with Silver Pnlatw sleepinr and dav cars, running tnimucn trom Louisville ie Philadelphia and New ork without change. Bprlhs, sections or state-rooms can be engiincd in throuifh car to New York at Ticket Office, Zu'i Main street. Trunin connect for afhville ami l. Louis as follows: Leave MenpWi. S.45 p.m. 400 a.m. Arrive at 4sUville. .o0 a.m. fi.00 p.m. StTliuis.... 10.00 p.m. 12.00 u,m. Ticket Office. 237S Main street, near Jeffer son 1 and at Depot, head of .Main street. J, F, 1I0Y1, Superintendent. Jas. 8i:sn, Ticket Asent tMa-t PASSENGERS GOING EAST, Tla Louisville or Cairo, BHOCLD rCaCKASI TICkSTS ST THR Erie & Atlantic St. Great Western IVy (Forming the hesl and mtenmfortble line to New iMtk, Boston, and Northern and Atlantic cities, wun mafrninceni rusniusiiuniuini and N iirht Coaehes, through to New lnrk without change. TWO EXPRESS TRAINS DAILY. This is the only line IWim Cincinnati toXew Yerk under one management I the only line from Cincinnati to New York without break of (iaujre ; the only line whose trains run through to New York without change; the only line running eoaches through without using com promise wheels 1 the only l;nc running Pnlace Broad tlauge Coaches through without chanire. SW If you desire prompt time and certain connections, finest scenery on the continent, most comfortable cart in the world, most mag nificent dining balls and ample time for meals, and the safest, best, and most comfortable route go to New York by the EsiE axd At lantic ASD tiRSAT Vt SMTKRS KtlLTAV. Tickets by this line for tale at all Ticket Offices ibroujh the South. VM. R. BARR, fieri '1 Passenger Ag't, N . T. yr. n. phattic. (tcn'l S'.tilh'n r't. Cin'-ir.pnti, O. JNOTJCEu NOTICE! To theCUizensof Shelby County. tpHE CONFEDERATE RELIEF AXD His torical Association nqaeet that yoa iadore a application for telief aniens you are fully sat rtr4. apoa mar personal knowledge, that th apt'Ii, ant really needs assistance. JOHN W.DAWaOX. JJJ Secretary. AYRES-BLOCK, W . 1 U TV T TO ' their own CITY 10 cents per yard. 25 " " " ' " .. - l.' : .'I i; , a u a $1 60 per dozen. $100 " ' VENDIG BROS. & CO., No. 22l 3ralri rStreer. I STEAMBOATS. Memphis and Arkansas River PACKET C0MPAST. VKITED STATES MAIL I.I3CE. Hjrlnjf AiTUnoement. rjTHE ELEQAST PASSENGER PACKETS THOS. Tf. ALLEN Pritchard, master MARY BOYD llainos, master CELESTE E. W. Jloland. maetcr OZARK W. B. Xolaud, master Will Leave Memphis I"" Oil 1 I T T L 13 II O O K And all intermediate binding! on Jloudajs, iYeduosiluys and l'rld:ijs. Connecting at Little Rock for PORTSMITII and all intermediate points, with the new ami very light-draft packets, DARDAXELLE PORT GIBSON FORT SMITH .. ..Dismukos, master E. Smith, master Burnett, master Also making direct connection at Little Itock for HM'f. tifUiNUS, with the regular mail eoAeaea. irtmhts consicood to this line at Jlomphis or .Mouth of While river, will bo forwarded promptly tu destination without ch:irge for triinler. JOIJ.N D. ADAMri, President. W. . II. Kivxkiiat. Asent. No. 3 Mnrion St.. Stonton Mlock. PAWNERS HIP; Copartnership Notice. X. J. Birlsv. Oro. Mellkksb. V. McMiai.. 7"E HAVK THIS DAY ASSOCIATED i a partner. Dr. D. McMeal. 11 WHS US The Arm name will be contiuued. We return our thanks to the cilixens of Memphis and surrounding country for their liberal patron age during the past, and respectfully solicit a continuance of the same for the future: guar anteeing always to tnrni.-h the best artirle of coal at tlx lowest market r.tWs, and to attend to nil orders promptly, with an aim solely to give satisfaction. ISIUI.LI, .UE.LLMIMI CO., iwuth Court aud .Main streets. Memphis, April 1. lTn. 40-oS AGRICULTURAL. BRINLY PLOWS, p jrT agrsiNFD sr R.G.CEAIG ii ID., Agents, S77 and 379 Main at. Cliolfe French Flower Seeds, At Oralis' Seed Store. Permian (Jiiano, At CratVa Seed Store Cuvver's Thosphate, it It. (i. Oaic A Co., Agent AILORSj Tailors' Notice. MRTn PEPLOW H AVE P.EMOVm TO No. 22 liavoso street, two doors west ef Ainin They are rea.lv l do work Weil and ..II fl ee 'he-,.. WRAPPING PAPER. Cnno AVriiIitf I oper. nROWX. DILI.ARD CO..I14 FRONT ST.. ...In ..nlj t:;r Hotf?J Kettiley A Co.'s Cane Pi-r. hive aow hand a lull supply and general ateortment l' uses, which they are uttering allow Ci'J:ssati psjcis. l'f