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JEWELRY. weddinci pilekentm ; , v ' ' UK I DA I. OIFTS! Rich. Silverware, Many New nnd Elegant Deaiicna I ICK PITCHERS, Silver Lined. ICE PI'lVHfc'KS. Porcelain Lined. . SILVER PLATED WATER COOLERS. 80HKTna HEW. Now Styles of Fine Jewelry I Noveltlei in Fine Watohos. WC. BYRD (Late Merrl man's). l!2-t , vi!75 Main street. BATHS ' EI.ECTJIO Medicated Batlis ! 42 X0KT1I COURT STREET. ' IVS-91 PHYSICIANS. WA. i:i)no.M)M, n. ., Hosneo. I iimIIi. Residence, T19 Sljclbv streot. Office, Monroe street, opposite Peubody Hotel. Ollice hours. 8 to a.m. and 2 to 3 p.m. lj!t-t WANTED.; WANTED -A FIRST-CLASS COOK, washer and Ironer. . Apply at 137 Adams street. ' '-t -yy ANTED- Purchaser for a lot of new and ojegant'fur niture, consisting in part of BED ROOM AND PARLOR SETS. Will he sold cnoap. Address 62-t7 HIRAM. Ledger Ofliee. TANTED AGENTS SEVENTY-FIVE T T to two nunureu miliars per montn every where, malo ana female, to introuuee in Onmnn Imoroved Common Sense Farafl: MiLrliine. This machine will stitch hem, fell, tuck, bind, braid, cord, quilt and embroidor in a most superior manner. Price only (15. Fully warranted for live years. We will pay $1imkj fur any machine that will sew a stronger, more beautuui or more elastic seam than ours, it makes the " Elastic Lock Ktitph." Kvnrv second stitch can be cat and still the cloth cannot be pulled apart without tearing it. We pay agents $75 to $200 per month and expenses, or a commission irom which twice that amount can be made. For circulars and teruisi apply to or address C. BOWERS CO.. 430 Spruce street, Philadelphia, fk. Caution. Do not be imposed upon by other parties palming off worthless oast-iron ma chines under the samo name or otherwise Ours is the only geauine and really practical cheap machine manulacturea. i'T FOR SALE. r SALK-OFFICK FURNITUKK AKU L safe. The planters insurance uompany, being about to remove into their new building offer for sale their ollioo furniture and fixtures, including tt line iron sate. 63-t W. A. (iOODMAN, Secretary, TTOR SALE MY RESIDENCE ON OLD L1 Raleigh road, known as the Bagby place, W, miles from Court Square. Apply to me at No. m Front street. p w IRVISK, v-inn T time, ninety lots; several very desirable and weH located for cotton sheds, lactones, lnmKar vm-i1k some very handsome and conveniont for residences. A large number will be leased, at low ratos, for ssheap resi dences. Also one loi oi six acres, just uuuiue the corporate limits. WM l. ANCK. 135 Madison st. Annl between 8 and 10 a.m. 44-t TIOR HALE WHEAT BARAI- A- The following property is ottered lor sme at low-down prices, and on accommodating terms, to-wit: 6 lots on Charleston avenue, 6 lots on Madison street, 16 lots on Poplar street iust outside the city limits, 3 lots on Brinkley avenue. Call and see nte, at No 54 Front street. . g JEFFERSON. T10R S ALK COTT AO E RESIDENCE. ON X Shelby street. Inquire ot COMER RICHARDSON. No. 2 Uoward'B Row. 21-t TTlSll SALE-ON EASY TERMS, OR RENT. A Sa.TTWIs fTtTV T.-T.OITRTNO MILLS. 197 Poplar street, in good repair. Apply at law ollice of Myors x Wyett, Wb Main street, : Wilcox, on preuib FOR RENT. W. A. W1IEATI.EY, Rental A Brent, . Relhel Block, orliceNo.3. Receiver. Hlilnw accepted. t riOR RENT A LARGE AND COMFORT- I' aide brick dwelling, wun ten rooms; no. W Madison street. Apply to (i'.M A. G. DENNIS. 292 Main St. m H n RTJT A NEAT AND COMFORT P able residence on Hernando street. No. 2M ; eight rooms, good cistern, etc. Applyto ft"i-70 J. r. DOWDY, y front street, FOR RENT-FIRST FL00R0VER NO. 215 Main street, next to Kremer's; good stand for millinery establishment. Applyto W. B. GKKI'.MiAW. JK., M-fift. No. ID Madison stroet noil RENT ELIGIBLE 1 1J rent in DeSoto Bank Buildr ROOMS FOR ng. ra-t -ii m HVVTA NEAT COTTAGE RESI h 'dence, with gardens, etc., at Kidgoway, M. and C. railroad. iVf Office 1 S. M0S1SY. , over 304 Front street. IriOR RENT THE STORE NO. UT MAIN 1 stroet. with fixtures complote; occupied at present hvT. W. Johnston 4 Co. Apply W. 11. GREENLAW, JR., Ifi Madison St., up stairs, or to T. W.f Johnston Co. SI-J TlOR RENT -FOUR OF THE NICEST 1 ollicos in the oily, newly fitted up. Apply to J. rLAllr.lvix , 2H-f No. 317 Second street. ' TJWR RENT-REDUCED RATES STORE X' 221 Mai ,treet'"MWypA"i LKY 54.79 ' ' Ilothel Block FOR RENT AND FOR SALE-HOUSES and lots; also, a plantation on the Mis sissippi river for sale or exchange. l:-tl WM. F. HARDIN, 2ii7 Second st. ) LOST. LOST AN ETRUSCAN GOLD BUTTUH. The fimler will be liberally rewarded by leaving it at this office ti2-C7 f OST-ON THE NIGHT OF 24th TILT., I J small hlaek-and-tan dor: had on collar with small bells on it, answers to name of ridn, weight seven pounds. Ten dollars reward will be paid for his return to CHARLES MEYERS, r. ?A .'VS Monroe vtreet. BOARDING. lV)AlmGXo EN tXeMNaT5VIFE J or two single gentlemen can be accommo dated with pleasan rooms, furnished or un furnished, at W Washington street. AI-". a few day boarders. 6j-7t BOARDING REDUCTION OF PKICE AT the Southern llotel, cor. Main and ileal streets. Memphis, to $2 per day. Good front rooms, neatly lurnNhed, for families. i,--70 W. El'PS. Proprietor,. VOARDING A FRONT ROOM. WITH 1 board, can he had at V) Linden st. 6' BOARDING GREAT REDUCTION AT Whitemore House, HO and 111 Adams st. Board per month, sioioeroom, HO: two oec pying single room, $25 each ; day board, 120; transient, ti per day. Good, airy rooms fur nished to families on reasonable terms, pi-t 7,. H . WHITKMmHK. ProrT- BOARDINC." HEDUCTION OF liCUtl) DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS. Iloili'd it ii il L o 1 fs I n sr AT 830 per Month, IO per Week. CENTRAL HOTEL. (13, .", 07, 9 Adam Street, frtA', D. HASTINGS. Prop'r. REMOVAL. .1. I. IIOL'OIINKIl, ITaST FI'IILIC ixd Ct',,,'0,,e, orL)ol, Has removed to . ! 5 Slr'i 'ff'it duor to fublie 1-edrer office. f.S-76" IMV1 tip ALL KINDS KKAILV HATS. THE LATKHT Hummer Htylcs ! AT LOW PKICE8, At WHEAT ON & CO.'S, ; HATTERS, SIGN OF THE TIGER ll-T INSURANCE. I II (E IV I XI Insurance Company, OP MEMPHIS, TENN Capital, - - 9200,000. Office: No. 12 Madison Street. Will take Fire and Marine Risks. T. If. AM.EN. B.F.WIIITR, President. Secretary. A. U. ELLIOTT, Aaa't See'y. Directors pnrrrvo n it, tt n i ti i i T" T' M J WICKS, NOL AND FONTAINE W S BRUCE, JOHN 1) ADAMn, JAMES DAY. (W-107 CARRIACES, ETC WHEELER: PICKENS & CO., DEALERS IK Children's Carriages, Ice Cream Freezers, Bird Cages, Croqnet Sets, . Patent Swings, Washing Machines, Clothes Wringers, 4rtDALL KtHDB OF WOOD AND WILLOW WARE, 330 Main St., Mcmpliis. CROCERIES. Iava ColTee. 100 POCKETS best Java Coffee ever brought to America. Selected for our retail trade only. . OLIVER, F1SXIE & CO. PUBLIC LEDGER. Office j'No. 13 Madison Street. ' LARGEST CITY CIRCULATION. THE CITY. M 33 M I II I H i Tlteaday Evenlnsr, May 10, 1S71. Pittsbueo and Cannel coal and ga coke. Brown & Jones, office 282 Mam street, Bethel Block. , t Nee Koyater, Treaevant A Co.'a Heal Estate Nalea, on II rat paft-e. " Fkom Fiji Islands direct, preserved fruits, the only importation to this coun try. Call and see them at J. Dcvoto's, corner of T)ird and Adams sts. 113-1 Caleidm lltfht, cheap for parties and plenlea. Will go to the country. Apply at 223 Main street. 46-1 fasture Farm. One hundred and forty acres clover and grass at Mon. Redford's farm. Fine water, secure stables, fences, etc. See nrnckett & Co. 75 Gas-fittino at 315 Second st. 42 1 Money to loan at 41 1-3 Ileal st. 84 Fresh Northern lake fish received daily by V. D. Fuchs, 41 Jefferson st. 81 Jordan Co., wholesale and retail wood and eoal,4 Madison st. 41-t Steam-fitting at 315 Second st. 42t Awninos made to order by J. P. Lalle- mand, 3.10 Second street. 125 Pomps at 315 Second street. 42t Hats cleaned, dyed, pressed and trim med by M. Cohen. 384 Main at. 81 Trank Factory, S53 Main at. l$i Fob horses and buggies, go to C2 Union nd Court Street Stables. For the Nnnday Rrhool Celebration. Ribbons.-all widths and qualities, Fans of all kinds, ' Children'sIKid Gloves, Misses' Silk Mitts Spangled Tarletans and a general as sortment of White Goods and Fancy Goods at 06 Mkkkex Bros. ' Tlie C J rent IteI Store. We are selling bargains in dry goods of every description.' The balanceof our lothing, boots and shoes we will dispose at half their value. All goods have the LOWEST NF.Llltlll PKICEH n figures upon them, from which, we do not vary. 1TM. t sank, 65-t 220 Main street. The Cablaat. This elegant place of resort, situated n the Bethel Block, near Court Square, has been reopened by Abe Coss, whom everybody knows and will patronize. Go to the Cabinet and let Abe Coss wait upon yon. 70 ATTENTION, GROCERS I Paper Itasrs sad Floar Narks. We have on stock a full line of paper bags and flour sacks, which we offer, with the card of the merchant printed upon them, at Cincinnati prices. Call and leave your order with us and save freitht. Pit..: k CHArnAv, 1,7 279j Main street. BREVITIES. ' ' The Recorder's docket di¬ present , single item of interest this morning. Remember that the privileges for St. ... George's picnic will be sold at auction to the highest bidder at ten a.m. lo-mor- row, at James' Park. . The Mechanical Association organized last night, and adjourned over to meet again on Monday week, at the Second ri.n!. rnnrt Mnrf. ' . . . . JOB KOCkO,l.u. main, DBS uiemiesi, j r -ii aauy pape .rom po.nvs, p.cwr.a.s, magHinoi ami reau.ng raauer o. every .li.in.mlinn t I i ti atnml Ihe lechnologist, Manufacturer and Builder, and other scientific periodicals are received regularly by Mansford, cor- ner of Second and Monroe. oii . i ii : ol n xuu siAiu aniiuuifpicuii; ui ou uuuru h T 1. i 1 1 n fienevoieiHASSOCiauonw ucomeo.. on Wednesday, May 2Uh. The programme of colmes promises raro sport and ercat enjoyment, v 'The ladies of the First Bantist Church will inaugurate a ifrand strawberry fos- tival at the Assembly nail this evening, to which they invite their friends and the nublio arencrallv. The tax contest existing betweenthe United States Court officials, has been referred to United States Commissioner Pierce for settlement. . . , inursu.iv ut ABCuHuV yy, 18th inst., will be celebrated by the Knights Templars of Memphis at Cal- i-ti i i r . . n nTl i I , lueivuv"r- "UKUl will deliver an oration. It is rumored on. the streets that two r : . :.. ii ui Uur uiuuiiuB tuiciuimiiMicii m "'" mg and cooing witifa view to consou- dation. ' This arrangement would possi- bly improve both journals. , Broom's Opera House is one of the most popular places of amusement in the city. Manager Broom has a fine variety troupe, and his entertainments are largely attended every evening. A new organ for St. Bridget's (Catho- lic) Church was received in this city tootnrrlnv Tt. will hn nnt nn hv next Sunday, when its pealing tones will ac- ity would dictate this were it not for the be found on draught. The finest Bour company the voices of the choir in a popular error above mentioned. The win a"l T whiskies, imported cigars rranH nicrh mn'M siuht of a human being lying on a pave- and temperance drinks are furnished by tt n i ; , llnrnpA firpplrv m rpppivintr pnnnin - erable attention from the people of New Orleans. He attended the French Opera last night, took a trip down the lpwer coast to-day, and will leave for Houston, Texas, on next Thursday, Emmons & Son, newsdealers on Jef ferson and Bcal Btreets, have received the latest daily and weekly newspapers from all points Nonth, South, East and West. Illustrated weeklies and literary periodicals from all quarters of the world received regularly. James Younge, the popular General Superintendent of the Mississippi and Tennessee railroad, announces in to day's issue a change of schedule over his road. On and after to-day the mail train leaves at U10 p.m., and the ex press at 4:I5 p.m. The Grand Jury impaneled yesterday in the Criminal Court is as fo lows: John Uannovan, lorcman; W. a. Anarews, J. r. w:n:.L. T? fo.V,l ll,n Rtol William Gay, John Linkhaujr, Isaoc Nevills, W. II. Carver, E. II. Leidy, A. C. Treadwcll, M. W. Phillips and J. S. Smith. An nnfortnnnte personal difficulty oc curred in this city yesterday between a well known lawyer and on equally well known resident of DeSoto county, Miss . . , 1 .1 , 1 1 ,lho matter nns oeen pinccu in me nanus ot mends, wnose good sense nnu juag- ment will, it is nopea, bring noout an amicable adjustment 01 tne auair. The African Bailey Church murder was investigated yesterday afternoon by t? i?n:i, Tl, i,.;i.l. MJ "'I""" barefaced perjury was indulged in by .u .. ,;in.n r VA I mo nt-giu wivHtoocq, u,,o v. rrt.uiii, Diggs, the head of the African-Bailey vandoo institution, was committed to iail on the charge of perjury : and Gabriel Glass.tor Brass, was committed for the murder of Moody, The Odd Fellows' picnic yesterday was largely attended and proved a finan cial success. Ihe management was everything to bo commended, and naught bu pleasure and enjoyment pre vailed during the day, which will long be remembered by all visitors. The members of the committee on" enter tainment, Messrs. Bingham, Jack and Shipway, deserve praise for their untiring efforts to entertain all guests. Messrs, Boyle k Chapman, thf ener getic and wide-awake booksellers and .statfiWrs, at No. 279 Main street, have recently enlarged and refitted their ex tensive store, and have received, in ad j:.: .!.;. .l.J .It nf UlilUil ,U iiivii aumj . .. 1 , " - 1 machinery, several new presses, ana are 1 now prepared to do all kinds of plain I and fancy job printing on short notice, ti.:. :.i. . : . ... I xuer iu . uu, . w passed anywnere in tne aoutn. . TheAppcal ofyesterday morning use of the word vestrymen in its account of the killing of the negro Moody by his religious brethren at Fort Picker ing. The African (BsJiley) institute or church does not belong to the Episco pal denomination. "Vestrymen" is a designation of an office that belongs ex clusively to the Episcopal Church, and there are no colored persons in this city holding such an office. Two lectures in manuscript have been lost of late in Mem phis, much to the cbgrin of the literary world, nponwhich they can never be inflicted. One on 'Women," and the other on " Flowers," are advertised as having been stolen by some literary plunderer a plagiarist, probably, inese prose gems are gone . 1, rr where the wooauine iwinem, nns many lliterate persons assert that they are glad of it. It is even intimated tlmt the purloiser was a public benefactor. Everybody gets turnout at Court Street Stables and C2 Union. TERRIBLE ACCIDENT. A Painter Falls from the Third Jtary or the JeNoto Block In alaat Iteatu.i At eight o clock this morning a .1 t... i ti. i . r..ll r I r"iw. "y"' Maiioici suspenaca near me miim "tory of the UeSoto block, on MaU.son B"VKl Bnu " " I L 1 1 1 A J IL A U " " WM 8uPiendod frora the teP of the .ug, wivu guy rupes ruuu.nK iiuu m.b laaaer to tne winaows oi tne tnira story T. r.nno mn .I nnt frnm I "-VIT"' window on one of the broke ftnd the jn(lder I out from the building, precipitating him to the eround, a distance of sixty feet. His body was terribly crushed, his neck was broken, and after a few gasps and a sliirht auiverine. .be died almost in- I- . . i t..i! nr . l ,i i . I'miiiuijr. u uhliuu iiiuuru uciu uu iiiiuuBt I . l i i ' . I I I on me oouy ere ... removeu irom where it fell, and a verdict of accidental death was rendered by the jury. The deceased was a journeyman painter in the employment of Mr. Jas. M. Sackett, n w native of New York Clly wher be has a brother residing. The deceased has been in Memphis for some time, anu was during me mucn respecwa ma acquaintances. In connect.on it may be well to rcmarK lnal.,t 18 0 PPu'ar c ror 10 auV P08j tl,at l ,B wron.K or ,.,lc?al t0 re.m?ve or disturb the remains oi a puman neing who has met with a violent death until a coroner's jury has investigated the B'.atter. There is a rulelhat' the remains of persons who have been murdered Li.n v. a .u. 0f the rule is, "that by leaving the body .. .. . ... undisturbed some clue may be discov- erej 0f the murderer such as the mark 0f f00tBtcps near the body, or something on tlle Derson that may connect another with the crime. But this does not apply to- accidents like the above, when the cause of death is well known to many, and known to be accidental. The body may bo" removed at onc. There is no sense in leaving a mangled body on the pave- meat for two hours, presenting as it docs a terrible and revolting sight. Human ment tor two hours,-surrounded with 1 1 b'.od and awaitine tho, ion of a jury 01 mquesi, suggests w tne m.nu no p.eas- nt reuecuon. xuere u no ruie oi law preventing the removal, and every feel' ing of humanity and propriety suggests at once the opposite action on the part of friends or acquaintances of tho un fortunate deceased, A New Confidence Dodge. Some sharp rascal in this city has been playing a new game within the last few eta. The confidence chap hails a hand-cart conductor and orders him to load up some box, barrel or trunk, lying in front of some business house, and take :i j..m..i...t TV, i ... - .jo, and when caught in the act informs on tho commence man, who ot course can- not bo found. It is almost impossible to rlotPPf. tl.o rpn.1 thipf in flip pp . . k t f t, ... the e00(ls are out of dBnferpf rccovery. 0 nni: nnulit tn lm ahln to trnn him Ullr P "ce Ollg lit to be able to trap mm and bring tho clever rogue to the bar of justice. Personal. Mr. J. T. Trezevant, editor of the Augusta (Arkansas) Bulletin, is in the city and will remain here a few days. Mr. B. P. Robson, the popular Assist ant Superintendent of the Memphis and Lit.llp. Ronk riiilrnnrl. has nnpnpd n. ren ' ofr,ro fn. ., . fl, N 5, Majison 8treet Mr A,ex Wa,,dall) g0 long and fovor. b k steamboat clelk on the White and Arkansas rivers, has been an- pointed Passencer Asent in this city for .l.u t: -j T:..t-n-i :i J I ma lueuipiim unu uime ivoca ruuronu. Mr. R. B. Seat, editor of the Grand t rr 11 .1 . 1 4 tiuucLiuu xxcTaiu, la 111 iiiu ciijr uu uubi" 1 ness connected with his lively journal I'lenie. I On Thursday next, the 18th inst., the TIM 1 T I' .f 0 "11 I iiinernian wutuai ivcuu. ooc. jr w... give a grand picnic at James Park. In the lorenoon a grand procession 01 tne different Irish societies will pass through the principal streets, accompanied by a triumphal car containing the Goiluess of Liberty, Maid of Erin and allegorical representations of the provinces and counties of the Emerald Isle. At the Park national sports and games will be introduced, and the picnic will wind up with music and dancing. It will be largely attended. The Paris straw hat. all the go, at v nrnitD c o. s. b iin t. n 1 A through sleeping coach lenves this city every day, running to St. Louis Uill.nl vl bo olmrleat nnU T.....UU ...... , ' " ... - - .. - - j . 111 1 1 . 1 . T an ran line, me iron jiouniain, leaving here at 1 p.m. and arriving in St. Louis I at G:40 the next morning. Passengers I.t. .1.;. i; r nn ...l.ippUrl in j - ."61 tne annoyance 01 mree cn8tn, '" I eluding a perilous ferry transfer of I Il over twenty miles, as via tne otner 1 Tt,;. ;. W.n.np,l ,,) ' , . . 111 iub puuuiwTO, mm uu """' posted thinks of going any other way to St. Louis and the West I VARIETIES. The Sanyeahs Maude , Q . , , . ,1 . aim ou.iiuui vie -u..-.c,.u-m. nasts, appear every evening at the wash- ington street theater. Managers Diboll I k Gorman are rapidly gaining public fuvor. Their troupe of artists cannot excelled in the South. Go to-night ana witness tne anisiic aancmg, usien to the charming vocal and instrumental music, and enjoy yourself generally. Ws have been shown by Oliver, Fin nip .1 Co. a sainnle of old Government Javft cofTe(s whith ; clairneJ hj New K - York collee brokers to be the Cnest Java coffee ever brought to the United Slates. Oliver, Finnie k Co. seem to be always looking out for something nice. Kew style hats at Whealaa "., 7 Main street. 71 I Wi are in receipt of a new and -com I pie tft" assortment of linen sheets and hoods; linen, cotton and worsted fly-nets, fine fuuey wool buggy and carriage mats, while our stock of fine coach, rockaway, and buguy harness, saddles, bridles, etc. f inanufacture. is complete in . branche w earnestly solicit an A I w examination of ur gtock. Fkbousok k Privett, , 63 No. 230 Main street. Boy the new French straw hat at Wbeaton Co.'s. 71 The lower qualities of boots and shoes m7 have been sold at. reduced prices before the better qualities hardly ever, L. Roescher, 326 Main street, now sells all his boots and shoes' at a very small advance on cost. CC-t Tremendons Uarsralns, be of ;nteregt t0 know that nerzog & Bro geU;ng dfy g(K)dg figures never heard of before. For in stance: Linen Lawns 19 cents. Nainsooks IS cents. Irish Linens29 cents. Handsome Lawns 12 cents. Beautiful checked and striped Nain sooks 18 cents. ' Fine Paris Muslins 35 cents. Broche Grenadines' 19 cents. The prettiest Percales 15 cvnts. Handkerchiefs 85 cents per dozen. 10,000 yards Embroidery 25 cents, marked down from 50 cents, former price. Good Kid Gloves 50 cents. Fine colors Kid Gloves 85 cents. Ribbons all tcidtht marked down 25 per cent , Uerzog & Bro., 294 Main st. If yon want (rood fare at two dol lars and ATty cents per day stop at the Worsham Uonse. 84 Tiik finest driving horses in the city at 62 Union and Court Street Stables. A Startling Item. It is useless. to keep the secret any longer. Then be it known to all the world that at the corner of Monroe and Second the purest Blue Lick water can Duncan Maclean at the " Bay Horse.' 01-t FINANCIAL AND UUMMEKCIAL Public) Lidoki Orient, 1 Mi.rHis. Jinn.. Mar 16, 1871. 1 TRADE. There is but little animation noticed in the general market to-day. Business, however, is lair, and were the weather more favorable, trodo woulj be nearly, if not quite, as active. as on yesterday. We have but few changes to nute in prices of the leading; articles Corn is held firmly at previous quotations. Oat Z- are rith L 01 mmi.i..noWp,nvi.ipn.. in a, quiet, but prices are fuMy maintained. Hess Pork ' Quoted at $18 75 ip lots and $19 from store for full woiifht. Bacon clear sides are hold 10c. AoMmtVio. Urd i, au nd nnnhlrod. Bntter. ens. notatoes. eto.. sr. quiet and unchanged. From store on orders prices are as follows . iJAOo no-is quici at aioiio. wito very iigni XiNB-Navy. 12 1002 20: white mixed ,LB.W-Qu..tbutrmi .learridH.lomnKe shouldor.7!yi-4o; bulk ssles. clear. smo i ,houiders.6Koi sugar cured h.ms.H'liio Uran Firm at SI 35M 4U W lm in iture. HiiTTKR Uood Western. ax2rc : inferior, dull and nominal ; new gross. iv-vJOo Ccittonhekii uu u ton on lovee. Ohn Mku. Firm at 13 2u on levee, and Ii ,ni an irom store. Corn Meauy at 7J(g4c, witn tair supply. V.iiun Oniut with a rood siimilv at 17n. . Flour Firm but dull at tti ixtf U0 for super to fancy. jiav uuii at si'J uuq?.h 00, as to quality. Ieos Ti 6(i)C. Laro In kefs. VOimiio: tierces. ll012c eaililies, lH'Sl:!. Molasskh Iouiiiana, 45370o in barrels svruDs. 4"i5c. OAra jirm at 00 on levee, bgwxte trom store. fot'i.TRT-UId chickens dull at 15 U0C45 SO new. S3 bttm fx). Potatoes New Southern, scarce at $6 Q0 6 50 W barrel ; old, scarce at W 25 w barrel and firm: sweet. U()V barrel: cabbage Pcihk Mefs.liyuivil50in ml'lwav Salt ti 2f(2 in W bbl. i 1 fiiwl 75 t sock nn..Fir, . I.n ii,i.i aiaii rnrmm. mon to fair, 12',14V4e for yellow and white clarified: refined, erushed and powdered,144( loc ; liOutio, A, o and U, loL14o, The attendance at 'Change to-day was small and ofierinrs confined to one or two lots of corn and a small lot of flour. Of the former there wa 3500 bushel bBlk cora offered " n a xuuivw u'- ou..w im ,apJ at neither of whjch I" honet l were sold. inere i, ne chttn 0f imporunce to men tion tn the condition of local monetary affairs to-day, and, excepting the usual dally roa tine of checking and depositing, but little has been done. Tho rates of interest range frora 10 1 , 12 per cent, at the banks andljto2S per cent, per month on the street, with very little increase in the demand for acoomsjoda- tions from either source. The market is work ing rather closer, but is not stringent, and will not be perhaps during the summer. The exchange markot rules steady, and is unchanged. Tne banks take cotton bills at par and Eastern bank exchange at o pre- mium, selling at c premium on Eastern and par on new uneans. Uold is in better demand but offerings are limited; dealers bay at 111 and sell at Now lork rates. At the opening In Hew lork to dT th rat wu "Mi.alter 1 day tne rate was 111,, alter wnunitadvanceu .ii ,ectlritiei are quiet, with but little change. Memphis Cs are la demand at 55c, and ore sold by dealers at 5b!e for the new currency Issue. The gold issue U Arm at 60 te buying and selling. Past-due coupons art ouoted dull at CS to 70c buvlnr and tellinr, County warrants are quiet at 72 to 72! buy- j n: t. 1. . T !. I nu iuiu boughtreadilyatandsoldatTS. Momphls and, Charleston railway shares are in demand ,t W ie and are sold at 366. Some small transactions were reported to-day st Sic. Mis- sissdppi snd Tennessee stock is decidedly quiet and out little is said of It. there are purchasers id the market at , and perhaps tne aauBw clique would go nifuer. Th. ... .,,:k" hl.h hniiTtr. to obuin ,nything like a round lot, snd eat- isfy themselves with picking op occasionally a ve or ten share lot, for which they pay from 4Sto50e, COTTO. Sales yesterday were 400 bales, the market closing quiet and about He below the prices paid in the morning. To-day tie New York market opened firm at tbe closing rates of yesterday, and Liverpool was firm at previous prices. There is bat a ligflt demand here, and but little cotton of desirable styles is offered. Buyers anticipate t decline, while factors in some ca- areas sanguine of an advsnce, and ore unwilling to make concessions. Sales this morning re less than 2"0 boles, and were nrincinallv in'fmall lots at an iTiru. At 1C to 8V for inferior. 11H to 12c for ordinary. Ii to l.'.'.o for good ordinary, 14 to 14V for low middling, ana la to l.'-4c lor miJJIior. Ke- eeipu to-day are 4ii3; shipments, and stock 12,. OOTTOS STATKMENT. Chambub or Commies, I Mksfhis, May Ui. f Stock on hand Sept. 1. WO... 4.280 Keceived to-day......... 4'-'l. Previously im.Ml m,ra luu.sio bhlpped to-day.... Previously ........... 5.W , 477,658 478,208 Stock on hand....... h. InroETS M. and C. K. K... M. snd T. It. K... M.andO. K. R M. snd L. K. K...., . riteainers. ........... Wagons ToUl 12,fi02 .... 4 , 283 , 50 , 46.1 KxrosTS M. snd 0. R. R M. and T. K. K... M.andO. R.R..... , Steamers, north... 'outb ToUl. &o0 Hew Torn Cotton Market. fJsw Yore. May M. 10 a.m. The market opens firm. Sales yestorday, 47!") ; receipts. 9809 i receipts here, 3002. ( Ordinary................ (f12 Uood Hniinary................ ....... A'i Low Miilclhng...................... (nvt'i nuudiing . (ui OoodMiddling...-.........-. ml'i 11 a.m. Cotton is quiet but firm. Sales for June, 15 5-10c, 12 m. Cotton is quiet and prices unchanged. Spot sales, 230 ; futures, 5CC ). 1 p.m. Cotton isquietand unchanged. Spot sales. 600. Sales for May, 15 VJii ; July, 15 -lt to 154oi August, 15c. 2 p.m. Cotto is quiet and weak. Sales on snot, 700; futures, P00Q. Sales for May, 15o. Liverpool t'ottoa Market. Liviipool. Mnv IS. 11 a.m. Tho cotton market is firmer j uplands, fully ; Orleans, fullv71:!-lli: sales', lt.uisi. 3:30 p.m. Cotton is strong. Sains, 14,0110 bales, of which )0i) were for speculation and export. Uplands, 7 0-1i'k1; Orleans. 7 l10d. RT7ER INTELLIGENCE. . ARRIVALS. Steamer City of Altom New Orleans. 11. w. 1 eager, wew Orleans. DEPARTURES. Steamer City of Alton, St. Louis. neiiu iiiuinpiiis. ou uouih. " 11. C. Yeager, ht. Louis. " A. J. White, Napoleon. " City of Cairo, Vickburg. " Phil Allin. Friar's Point. , " Celeste, Arkansas river. . BOATS IS FORT. Geo. W. Chock. T. II. Allen. Sam J. Halo. Legal Tender, St. Francis. ' BOATS LIAVINO TO-DAT. White river .LegalTonder f p.m. St. Louis Hello St. Louis 5 p.m. St. Francis river. St. Francis 5 p.m. New Orleans Bismarck 6 p".m. Friar's Point. Uoo. W. Cheek S p.m. METEOROLOGICAL RECORD. Siokai, Skbvics TJ. S.'Armt, Memphis, May 6, 0.ii a.m. I Barometor - iii.M Change since lost report . t.omi Thermometer ......... 7n Change in last 24 hours. ti Relative humidity 70 Direction of wind 8. W. Velocity of wind (miles per hour) 1 Pressureof wind (lbs. per square foot)... 0.00 rorceof wind (Meaulort scalo)...-- Light Amount of cloud H Kain fall in last 24 hours (inches).... 0.1 J State of weather Rain T. J. Brown, Observer. RIVER, BUSINESS, MISCELLANEOUS. The river continues its slow rise at this port, and the water is slowly working its way to the top of the bank on the opposite shore. Tho rise since our last report is eight inches, and now the water is nine feet four inches bo low tho highest point reached in 1807. The rise at Cairo yesterday was four inches. ' The decline at St. Louis continues, and reports from oil points abovo there indicate that wc shall not have the anticipated Juno rito at early as has been predicted. Tho Ohio falling at all points, and low water is again anticipated in that stream. All its lower as well as the upper tributaries are falling, an some of them are quite low. AVhito and the Arkansas are fulling, with a good stage in each. Thewoather is cloudy and cool. Bu ness at the levee is inactive. The elegant little steamer (loo. W. Chi- Capt. Mark Cheek in command, wilt depart at five o'clock this evening for IKIena, Friar'i Point and all way landings. The' Legal Tender. Copt. William Elliott commanding, with Ed Postal, Han Sullivan and Arthur Fiold in tho office,' is tho regular Tuesday White river United States mai packet, leaving to-day at fivo p.m. for a' points on White river, connecting at Dcvsill'i Bluff with the Little Kock rai'road. Tho Tat Cleburne goes out as usual on Fri day for the Arkansas. The SU Francis, Capt. Tom Bowman, Backs out st five p. to-day for .Helena, Madison and all points on the St. Francis. Sho has tip-top accommodations, and does s general plantation business. Messrs. Paine, Berry and Clark ire her secretaries. The Sam. J. Hale goes out to-morrow even ing for all points on the Ohio river to Cincin nati. t he elegant Uisinarck, Cap., rat loro in command, assisted by those clever gentlemen Messrs. Spane and Hal', will pass down at six p.m. to-day for Vicksbnrg, Natchcs and New Orloans. A significant paragraph of seven words ai peart, ia one of Our morning cotcniporaries .L. , 1 ii i. - ,1 : ,ir ; . . that would, 11 the author wero in W aslungton send him to the old capitol on the double quick A largo excursion party left Cincinnati th other day on the Champion, to make a trip to St. Louis and roturn. The Minneola leaves Cincinnati to-morrow for this port. The Bismarck adds here 3t ) bales of cotton and nearly H .) sacks of oil cako. Dt-rry A Williams, of New Orleans, have sued the City or Alton. In obedience to an admiralty warrant under said suit the Marshal seised the City of Alton on the 10th. and nd vertised that he would condemn and sell said boat if good cause were not shown why she should not bo condemned and sold. The "good cause" was shown by Captain Sheblc, and the matter adjusted without furthor legal proceedings. ' . The river fell six inches at St. Louis on Sun dasy. and as much more yostcrday. Aleck Waddell, a well known steamboat clerk, has, we understand, been appointed Passenger Agent of the Memphis and Little Rock Railroad Company. A dispatch from Omaha says that the Ida Reese, the first boat of the season, arrived at Fort Ecnton Saturday. - The Henry Ames and Dexter are billed to leave St. Louis to-day for New Orleans. TheM. J. Wicks left New Orleans Friday for St. Louis with a full load, consisting of railroad iron and sugar. The suiwnor and fast passenger steamer Belle St. Louis, Captain Grissom command ing, will depart at five p.m. for Cairo and St. Louis. Her passenger accommodations are second to no boat on the river, and her tables are always supplied with the best the markets afford. , On her last trip up Red rivor tho iron steamer John T. Mooro made thirty landings and ran from New Orleans to Shreveport in two days and sixteen hours. She is the cham pion packot in that creek. l!er time from New Orleans to the meuth of Red river was twenty-one hours. That's not bad time for a kick-urrbehind packet. The I'arroad has cut rates between New Or leans and Yii k.-burg. . A runaway couple was gobbled lay a fond arient on the arrival of the R. E. Lee at Vicksbnrg a few days ago. It was too 1st ', however. They had. previous to their em barkation, secured the services of a clergy man, and ' parient " had to swallow his rare and disengage himself from a minature walk ing arsenal that he Lad provided for the occa sion. Conway Barbour, the Cincinnati darkey. bo was lately appointed assessor of Chic d county, Arkansas, by Got. Cl.iylnn, twenty years atro was chief bootblack on the steamer a.-hion. j PIQUES. 7' A Fresh Arrival this Day OF nUDDERSFIELI) CORDED PIQUES! Finished Alike on Both Sides. Price, 2i)e per Yard. AN IMMENSE BARGAIN. Coil's, 207 Jlain.St. STEAMBOATS. For Arkau.HJW Hirer. Memphis and Arkansas River Packet Cr. V. f. Mail t,ine tor Helena, friar s roint. Mouth of White river. Fine Bluff and Little Kock; connecting at Little Kock with light draught steamers of the line for Fort Smith, and with stages for Hot Springs, Camden, Arkadelphia and Washington. PAT CLEBUBXE, - Capt. PritehnrM. TniS NEW AND ELKdANT steamer will leave FRIDAY, l!Mh inst.. at 5 p.m. For freight or passage apply on board or to W. ii. PATTKKON. ABnt. No. 12 Madison street. Merchants' Insurance Company s liuilding. t u-o Regular White anil l.iltle KeI river 11. Tt. nail rni kci, LEOAL TENDER Captain J. D. Elliott. rpiIIS NEW AND ELEOANT i v IsfcSKAX at"o-clockp. 70-mt-t ELLIOTT S A MILLEK, Ag'ts. Ht. I.onla ami ti. tsrlenrm Packet Co. For Vieksburg, Notches and New Orleans. BISMARCK Capt. Pat Yore, WILL LEAVE AS ABOVE , re- k TUESDAY. 10th instant, at l;4i 6p.m. o" . J. T. WASUtlNHTII. Agent, M 4H Madison streot. For Cincinnati. ' Memphis and Cincinnati Packot Company For Cairo, Louisville and Cincinnati. SAM J. HALE T... Captain Miller, "lyiLL LEAVE WEDNESDAY, If litn mnnt, nt n p. in LAKKY HAKMSTAD, Ag't, 07 Mushy Block, SU Front street. Friar's Point nnd lirndN. Regular Memphis and Friar's Point United States Mail Packetr rSGeo.W.Clieek r-rs M. K. CHEEK Captain, Leaves Memphis every. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, at 5 o'clock p.m. For freight or passage apply on boanL 11-LiO-t Friar's) Point and Bends. Friar'f Point, Helena and Bends I' pi ted States M11.il packet. r Phil Alli3,S JAMES LEE, ....master. Leaves Memphis MONDAYS and FRIDAYS. at 5 p.m., commencing on the 9th instant, and continuing through the season. 1110-t For Arkunmis River Memphis & Ar tansas Hirer Packet Company. UNITED KTATfc.N MAIL LINE. Summer A.ii-aii;cmciit ! TnE WEDNESDAY BOAT will be withdrawn from this Am until further notice, ami oaly the following boats will be run during the dull season, to-wit: Ihe new and elegant passenger packet MARY BOYD, Haines, uiaetor, will leuve Memphis every .Monday, at 5 o'slock p. in. PAT CLKBL'KNK. Keesa Pritehnrd. master: every Friday, at 5 p.m. ; connecting at Little Kocir, Arte., witn our iignt-uraugnt mats, DAKDANELLK and FOKT U1BSON. lor Fort Smith and all intermediate coints. All the boats of this Line having been built expressly for the trade, possess superior accommodations for pusfengerff ana un surpassed facilities for transporting freight to all points on the Arkansas river linoui ueienuuu, niuu puti:Mi water. Freights consigned to this Comoanv at Memphis, or mouth of White river, will be forwarded promptly to destination without charge for transfer. a JOHN . ADA1IS Pres't. W. G. PATTESON. Agent, No. 12 Madison St.. Merchants' Insurance Company's liuilding. 115-f Memphis & White River UNITED STATES HAIL LINE. milE NEW AND ELEGANT X sido-wheel passenger paeke of tbis line will leavmMemiihis fi sets .rllr-5 , f,,r sK. - 1 Ii Devall s Bluff, V est Point, Augusta, Jackson port and all points on White river, as follows: LEGAL TENDER,... Capt. J. D. Elliott. Every Tuesday, at 5 o'clock p.m. R. P. WALT. Capt. W. J. Ashford, Every Saturday, at 5 o'clock p.m. Connecting at Dcvall's Bluff with railroad for Little hock, and at JacksAnport with the light-draught steamer Fort tonilh for Poca- ontas and all points on Blnk river. For freight nr.n&noiire apply on board, or at office of Memphis and Arkansas Kiver Packet Company. W. G. PATTKS11N, Ag't, ro. o ,i unison ureei. Or ELLIOTT A MILLEK. 11-136-t No. 2 Promenade street. IrniphU, Helena. Friar'i Point, Anpoicea aeu nmj MimuKi. J. WHITE Capt. Geo. Malone, AUILL PI-PART AS AB"VB , wr fc V on .tHjNDAYS and Fltl- LJJ DAYS, at S p.m. For freight or parage apply on board or J" l'-tJ GEO. W. CHEEK, 20 Main st. Regular Taesilay racket for St. Fran cis Hirer. For tha Bends, nelena and St. Francis river The new and elegant poascnger steamer ST. FltANUlS.j T. R. Bowman, Captain. I S. C. Paine, Clerk. Will leaTe'ar above EVERY TUESDAY, at o'clock p. in. tor treignt or pa.enrfl apply on posra or to LAKRY IIAKM.rAl k f').. Ag'ts, M.,.Ktllnf J F-..n, 8TE A M B O AT JWO The PUBLIC LEDGER will do the best. STEAMBOAT PRINTING OF ALL KINDS, at theCIlEAPK.ri71'KICi::j 1 ni ta short nuuee. i p'int4 at the Job Office.