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CAS. PAPER. GAS -Of the- ' EDGfER. Paper ! : Paper ! Paper ! or ALL KIITJM. Memphis Gaslight Co. (Tlio Old Company) IS NEVKK BELOW '. TWENTY-FIVE CANDLE A. V. DU PONT H. CO. Manufaoturen and Wholesale DaaUr. n City Official Journal. LARGEST CITY CIRCULATION. Fifteen Cents Per "Week VOL.' XIV. MEMPHIS, TENN.: FRIDAY EVENING. APRIL 26, 1872. NO. 49 LoKiiTlIle, ' . l . e . . KeitickJ :!0'powEnU - 1 NET PHICEl $2 20 per 1000 Cubic Ft. k u m . . 1 ; MJOTEItH MET FBEE. , Company' Office, No. 6-t 291 Second Street. WOOD AND WILLOW WARE. Wheeler, Pickens & Co. A A Healers In nil kluils Wood and Willow Ware CORDASE, TWINE, PAPER, SIEVES, BUXSHES, BROOMS, BLACKING, MATCHES, ETC. " , ' -. : , TN ORDER TO ACCOMMODATE OUR IN X oreasing business anil for the better con venience of the Wholesale Trade we will, :after April Int. ocoupy the twe adjoining uteres for a Wholesale Department, making lit separate and dietinot from the retail, trust ing thereby to afford much better facilities to Kotk branches. , HHEKI.ER, PICKERS CO.. T 0,-04 H. ft'iHyj end 8 Mnin MUSIC. E.A.BENSON, : t 1 s - . t- 317 Main ftJ 317 Main IS NOW OFrEBIKO ' ttr STKINWAY Piano from....J475 to WOO BT G ABLER Pianos from....-.M00 to 1550 ,- V8SE k SONS' Pianos frora350 to $S00 tee- MASON k HAMLIN Organs..! To to 300 Piano for Sale -ui Manthly Payments MMSA'MNr brought to the South. NOW IN THE TIME TO BUT Country morchants and dealers will please send in their orders, as I can All theut at New York prices for cash or good oily acceptances for thirty, sixty or ninety days. Old Pianos taken in exohange for new ones. IManos tuned and repaired in a satifactory r.. v. v ui' d . . SH'Miiin street. Memphis. J7t CROCERIES. TO MERCHANTS. Forster, Kealhofer & Co .otlers iu STAPLE AND FANCY " GROCERIES. 330 Front Street. " t Fresh Goods Constantly Arriving. Xew S. l Ilaius, UrcakTuMt Ilaron, Dried UHf, Itulogna SuiiMage, Full Ktiu k of Canned liomln, IV I new, LlquorM, Cigar and Tobacco. Collect, Teas Mugart. Xyriij. Flour, Lard and Pork. A consignment of Dried Poaches. ANNOUNCEMENTS. For CrivlUca T Collect.). J HARVEY MATHKfJ is a candidate for ,,h. r.ir,. .f Priiilera Tax Col lector for Shelby county, subjeet to the Demo cratic Convention. ' rr County Trnnlee. K. WOODWARD is a candidate for re-etee- tiisr to Hie ollice 01 irusiee oi cmmii com,,, (.ubi-ct to ine action ui m. Coertr Convention. Deuiocratio 2-T g-er fclseriil, , MAKCU8 J. WRIGHT is a candidate for re-election to tli otlk-e of Sheriff of Shelby .i h nn.iiina August election. euo- Sect to the action of the Democratic Conven lion of June aitb. 48-t GEORGE L 11 ARRIS is a candidate for Sheriff of Shelby county, subject 16 the action of the Demooretio Convention. 45T ' "ATPTCURRY'aiiPounwis himself as an in dependent candidate for re-el.aiien to the office of Sheriff lor Shelby county. Election .Auguit. 1872. 11. re.peotfully refers tu tiie euerchanU and lawyer, of Memphis as to his litne to hold the emVe. CI1AS. h. ANDERSON u a eandidate for Pkexiff of Shelby county, eufcfect to thedy- HIIOl OI 10 aaiiu v-usi "uw". .- u'eare auth - tUUKST huriaed to announce CoIodmI J. At iu ntyat the ensuiog Auguiteleotion. bnetnyt t. De,n,cratic Convention. 21t subject to ' eaany inquiries I ieteb an In an.wer i thorn you to a - .u., oaniy. at the A .'waeonee my nui. e. a cstwi date lor t-hoTin i -Djtct M ,ne action of V . ... tunveoujoa. the Democratic Coun. 1 'Bi r BALL To the People ot venm. RESPONSE .TTTHEOT8. -r - nnnni.r dMire. sumci.n ;w r -.-- Hon. T. A. R. elon Lhatunooga. March lj.lCT. ll-w To the People of Teniewee. . 1. enponte to the call of maay leading M Thuey in Af ; i,FAKLANI). VarH't-vnt' Tfr.fl. i" " Miiinir 1N ad i.flu.nt.U-.ontrol mf t n natter. 1 h.rtby aooounc UaM fo' the office of Jude of the eupr eree Court made vrcant bye . re.irt. R1KS PIANOS AF.t T ' PUBLIC LEDGER: rnni public ledoer is publisbrd L .very afternoon (except Sunday) at No. U Madison street. ' The Poauo laooai Is served to elty subscri bers by faithful carriers at FIFTEEN CENTS PER WEEK, payable weekly to the carriers. By mail (in advanoe)i One year, $t six months, i throe months, $2; ona month, 75 cents. 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Bpeotal notices inserted for ten oenti per lino for eaeh insertion. Notice of death and marriage, twenty Oent per line. All bill for advertising are duo when con tracted and payable on demand. All letters, whether upon btuinee or other wise, must be addressed to. E. WHIT WORE, '' Publisher and Proprietor. A Lesion from the Tnrf" Second Boat Won't Win." From the Lexington (Ky.) Press. Old Aunt Betsy Harper, the sister of Joha ilarper, the old turtman, whose assaaaination last summer is mill an un developed rnvstery, used to take a lively lubercsii iu luu rueuib ui wuuu b iruiu, and when he would come home from the races she always asked particularly bow he came ont. Uue spring there was more than the usual excitement in re gard to the races, for the purses were large and the contest was expected to be very sharp. John's horses ran remark ably well that year, rrade very fast time, but do all he could he could only run second best, and consequently won no money. He came home a little down cast, and was Bbarply questioned by bis sister as to the result. John said the horses ran remarkably well, and that in two races he was second best. ,, " Don't tell me about second best, Johnny; sec ond best don't win any money," was the emphatic response of the old lady, and she made no further inquiry. This is precisely the condition of politi cal parlies. The Democrats form a strong, respectable and patriotic party, and they run close up in many States, but have only been able to run "second best," and, in the language of Aunt Betsy, " it don't win." The habit of the old turfmen under such circum stances was to change riders, and then he was sure to come out first. And we think the Democracy might learn a little wisdom from this old turfman. They have been badly beaten in two or three races, and because they have been badly ridden. Give the party a good rider and it will outrun tho old Radical hack as fur as Longfellow can a dragoon horse. The only question to be consid ered is to beat Grant, and if we can t beat him with f straight-out Democrat, let ns beat him with a disaffected Re publican, and if it becomes necessary we can beat the Republican afterward. Like the old man of the sea on the shoulders of Sinbad, this man Grant is astride of the national neck, and let us invoke the aid of all power human, divine and diabolical, if necessary to rid us of the curse, for anybody it better than he. The Mnrqota of Bate. The Marquis of Bute, who was mar ried Tuesday morninz last in London, to a daughter of Lord Howards) is one of the wealthiest peers ot ungigno- ne inherited a princely property, and, dur ing his minority, the accumulations were very great. lie owns four magnificent residences. Mount Stuart, romantically situated, on the Island of Bute; Cardiff Caetle, built :n the eleventh century, wherein Robert, Duke of Normandy died, after being a prisoner in it for twenty-eight years; Dumfries House, Ayr, and London Custle, Kilmarnock. The Bute docks at Cardiff, entirely his property, ere sixty-five acres in area, and cost upward of $j,000,()00. He also owns most of the (aind of Bute, and other landed property of gret extent and value, ine title oi ice uaarquis oi Bute gives him a precedence of all but princes and dukes. The family motto t Avito tirtt honere. "He flourished in an honorable ancestry.1' Lord Howard, whose daughter the Mar quis has espoused, is a member of the Catholic house of Norfolk, the oldest iu the peerage of England. He is nncle of the present Duke of Vorfolk, and has been in the British House of Commons. He is in bis filty-fourth year, and mar ried twice, his second marriage taking place one year after the death of his first wife. The bride is in her nineteenth year. Children. I like children he said to me one day at the table 1 like them and re spect them. Nearly all the truth telling there is in this world is done by them. Do Too know they pta the part in the household which the king s Jester, hp often had a very long bead under his cap o4 bells, nsed to play for a mon arch? There is no radical club like a nest of children in pursery. Did you ever watch a baby's fingers? have often enough, though 1 never knew weal it was to Ins one. Did you ever see how they will poke tiios wonderfully small fineen of theirs into eva.y fold, crack a4 crevice they can get at? Tale U le first 4itn feeling their way into the solid facts he material world. When they begin to the same thing over again in another tre. If there is a crack or a flaw in yoW a;rrr ,0 their confounded shoulder hitting que Uo, they will poke and poke until they tv. got it gaping just as the baby's finger bate pade a rent ont of the ntora of a hole in hi pinafore that yow oW eyes never took notice of. Jbea ibey snake su; b fool of us by copying, oo a usaie scale, what we do in a gran 4 manner.1 Uiuttr n enaiu uoinu. KE EEST WERE AWARDED , J0HJT HAMPDEX PLEASANTS. , Jklh of a Noted Vlrsrlnln Jonrn olltof the olden 11 me 111 llael aad Mentis. . Correspondenoo of the Courier-Journal. Ricihomd, April 21, 1873. This morning while passing the Whig office I dropped in to get a copy of that journal of a nrevion date. Glancinz up at the wall I there saw the portrait of one ot the monrntulest faces 1 ever look ed upon, I knew almost instinctively that it was the portrait of John Hamp den Pleasants, the founder ot the Whig and one of the most brilliant journalists of the aee in which he lived. There was a classio mould about the features that enchained and charmed me. The severe and pensive aspect, the gentle and ami able lines of the mouth, the soft light of the eye and the exquisite expression of intelligence tbat seemed rather to repose upon the sorrowful, beardless face, told that it was the face of no ordinary man. The brows, slightly contracted, indicated pain of spirit. There appeared to be some inward torture which the sufferer would conceal from the world; there seemed to be a secret shaft rankling in his breast which would rccoive a new barb and sting, if exposed to the cold and pitiless glance ot tne vulgar crewa; there was a shrinking reserve and yet un openness and frankness which could only belong to a nature singularly proud anu sensitive, it was a luce wnicn a mother might well worship so mild and benignant and refined and intellectual. Makinz myself known to Colonel J. C. Shields, the oresent nroDrieter of the Whig and former associate and friend of Mr. i'leaeants, X begged that lie would give me some incidents connected with his lite. He cheerfully acceded to my request, and I learn from a mutual friend that to talk about Mr. Pleasants is to him a labor of love. 1 could read ily have detected this; for, as he would revive the incidents of his lif'o and ap proach the sad conclusion of it, his voice betrayed decided emotion, and his eye at one time seemed to fill with a tear of tender memory. Having been intimately acquainted with Mr. Pleasants through the stormiest and most eventful years of bis life, and having had fair opportuni ties for observing the excellence of his character, he oould not dwell upon the subject without manifesting the deepest feeling. I learn from a document furnished me by Colonel Shields, that in 1818; Mr. Pleasants, then a young man of twenty one, married a lady of Lynchburg, and located in that city for the purpose of practicing his profession, the law. He failed in the law, whether from want of application, from distaste for its dull and dry details, or from any of the many causes that always have led to failure iu a profession so exacting in its require ments and jealous of its claim, does not appear. It was while waiting for real clients, and becoming weary of imagin ary ones, tbat be devoted some or ma unoccupied time to writing paragraphs for the Lynchburg press. His articles were so sprightly and attractive that he was soon induced to enter the neid oi journalism as the editor of the journal to which he had been , contributing. After remaining in Lynchburg until 1824. he. wilh Mr. Butler, started the Constitutional Whig in Richmond. The location of the ollice was in a cellar on Main street. The lirst edition was printed on a hand press which required two culls to work off the paper. This press was very old, toe stone naving been brought from Williamsburg during the Revolutionary war, and was the old . - est printer's stone in the United States It had been imported from England, and ueon it had been printed the first paper ever published in Virginia. It was afterwards placed on the tomb of Mr. Augustine Davis, who died in lHi'j, and was the oldest editor in the Union "To supply the types with ink," the same obromcier tells, a negro man stood, with two immense balls made of buckskin, stuffed witb cotton or some such soft material, and fastened around wooden handles about a foot in length, which he dipped into a vessel of that fluid while the form was passing under the press aud returning When these balls had been sufficiently supplied, he touic ope in each hand by the handle and beat the fflrrn over in the manner of a man beating cider. Such was the rude mechanical process adopted in getting on the hrst issue of we Whig. The intellectual part of the work was performed with niore grace and elegance; lor ew writers nave ever eoualled Mr. Pleasants for polish, bril liancy and foroe. He possessed rare powers of observation, sparkling wit, fruitful invention, humor of the most austere flavor, yet exquisitely delicious a style remarkably pure, manly, and perspicuous, uoionei onicias airectea us to the old files of the paper, and I read witU a mournful interest some of bis beat jed;torli. J uey are massive without being clumsy, and eossajn grace without weakness. His pen seemed to flow with siMaulor freshness and ease. . . r. " ... i rut There was not a ripple sp-B the smooth and brilliant tide; yet there was an elastic vigor and power about his pro ductions that charmed the profound, ybila they pleased the superficial. Mr. Pleasant ys what was known as a State's Rights Whig, entertaining, J believe, about the same political views that Mr. Benjamin Watkins Lee main tained. I pete opinions ne uainiaineu with all the eal and ability Bf his ear nest nature. His babiu were prodigal, but remarkably free, I think, from gross dissipation. His intercourse with hi associates and friends was amiable and gentle. Hii hand was "open as the day to melting charity," and his heart bvtriloif d with friendship and kind ness. ' The terceni boiitiyU fcrsbats never robbed 'him of these excellent qualities. His generosity in repairing a wrong, his readiness to afford redress, Hi great courage in facing enemies and his unshrinking de!ity in clipping to triends were conspicuous feature) ifl his character. Rendered poor bf the' gen erous impulses of hie nature, he was forced 10 Mill b;g jptrest in the Whig, and soon after withdrew trow lU edi at rial control. The Enquirer was at that time con ducted by the elder Ritchie and bis sons. Te bitter antagonisms and rivalries of the' iwo iorals have been the theme of many sreside eon.eiaris, both in Virginia and Kentucky. The story of their conflicts constitutes a part of the history of the country. The lavage seal v.th which they assailed each other, the hot and worrying passages thatdaily an imated their columns, and tho brilliant RICHEST PRIZES AT LATE shafts of wits which were perpetually flying; through the intellectual field of conflict and combat are to-day dwelt upon by old Whigs and old Democrats with animation and interest. The bitter spirit thus engendered did not terminate with Mr. Pleasants' connection with the Whig. The Ritchies continued to issue the Enauirer. and a short time after Mr P.'s withdrawal from the Whig a fierce and scathing article appeared in the cot umns of the Enauirer, written by a Wash' ington correspondent, which was replied to by Mr. Pleasants in a tone and temper that led to the fatal meeting between young Ritchie and himself. It appears tbat no details for the fight had been agreed upon, and when Mr. Pleasants appeared noon the field the conflict com menced, which resulted in a fatal wound to the latter. He was borne from the ground and carried to his residence, where the widowed mother and little children received the dying man. This meeting is said to have been painfully touching. There were hurrying to and fro among the servants, there were ago nizing sobl of anguish and piercing cries of grief. The heart broken mother and the poor, weeping little ones gathered about the bloody form of the son and father, la them be bad always been affectionate and devoted, and they in turn loved him with exceed ing tenderness. When they looked upon the pale, ghastly features of the dying mau, and saw how completely wag the sanguinary work, a passionate storm ot incontrollable griet burst lortn, and friends and foes if, indeed, he then had any foes were overcome with emotion and turned away; for misery has a privilege and everywhere is felt to be a holy thing, and all pitied the unhappy family against whom its blight ing artillery was then leveled. A short time of painful suffering and the bright eye began to lose its luster, the lips assumed an ashy whiteness, the noble countenance became rigid and the jew- elly star of life descended far down the unending isles of death. "Cases there are," says a gifted and delicate writer, and those are not rare, in which asingle week, a day, an hour, sweeps away all vestiges and landmarks of a memorable felicity; in which the ruin travels faster than the flying showers upon tho moun tain side, faster 'than a musician scat ters sounds;' in which 'it was' and 'it is not are words of the self-same tougue in the selfsame minute; in which the sun that at noon beheld all sound and pros perous, long before its setting hour looks out upon a total wreck. Genealogy of Bonrbon Whlaky. Prof. S. Williams in St. Louis Republican. It is not generally known that the genealogy of iiourboa whisky is as pure ly German as a " Pennsylvania Dutch " descent in a direct line can make it. Look in the State Department at the pa pers relating to the Pennsylvania whisky rebellion against the federal excise tax in 1780. The names of the compromised parties will be found to be obankweller, or Schwartz, or some other addition pro nounced with the sweet Uerman ac cent." These Teutons, the pioneer im migrants from Germany, were as stiff- necked anti-mockers on the liquor ques tion in the infancy of our republic as thry are now. and resented all govern ment interference with their glorious old Monongabela whisky as stoutly as mod em Germans do the puritanic attempts to deprive them ot their Sunday lager, And thus " old Bourbon " became the first-born of " old Monongahela." The blessed old patriots who invented Bour bon whisky, and whose names can still be found branded by their descendants on any bona bde ante-bellum barrel alas! how few and hard to find were the Spearses, the Kellers, the Kizers, the Kleisers, the Lydicks, the Uotlinans and others, who found it healthy to light out from Pennsylvania about the time that United Mates marshals with writs in their pockets were hunting; for Hugh Henry Breckinridge, the ' author of " Modern Chivalry." They were a florid ponderous, stalwart and manly race, and the tourist is astonished at the per cent- age of heavy weights visible even now among their descendants at any Bour bon court-day gathering. They embark ed on broad-borns with their wives and children and copper stills, floated down the Ohio to Limestone, crossed the Licking hills and built their cabins and set up their stills in the cane-brakes of Bourbon, free from the molestation of i r .. I . L-1- o .1 : uniteu states ifjareuaia. oquu me eiuise tax was repealed. There was no mar ket for produce in Kentucky. Stock had to be driven through hundreds of miles of wilderness, and across the Alle gbanies to be sold. But by converting the corn and rye into whisky and ba con, tbey could tiatboat it out of Licking. sell bout and cargo in the Spanish port of New Orleans, and walk home through the wilderness with their Spanish doub loons swung over their shoulders in can vas bags. Such is the origin of Bourbon whisky, wliich owes its reputation to the same honest propess which made old r'A 1, i .. ' r o Im ii. ,u Bnnelnar ns Fine Awt. The English girls are noted for their health, good sense and good looks, but dance tbey cannot. True, they hobble and waddle about on the stage, and go through the figures, btft their performing bears aboift the 64 we rplutlftq to the graceful fuiry-like movements of their I'rencb sisters as those of the clumsy, slow-paced trupk-horse do to tho steps of the fleet-tooled racer. In Paris one of the famous jokes is to burlesque the English dancing. Of course, the French girls have to pad considerably to get up to the average of English feminine so lidity, and they waddle out on the stage somewhat in rjuck-fcsbioa. Then they dance as if heavy weights were attached to each limb, attendants with handker chiefs being present, who, in the pauses, wipe off the perspiration brought to the dancers' face, br fb&t aiuai be very bard work. The Trench laugh convuf siveiy when at these performances, and though 'the' thing is overdone, the carica tures suggest tae truth'. t is evident tiiat P-tuvideuue ovv u.eauk lLal Kng lith dame should indulge much in the light fantastic toe, but should be content with good, simple, solid amusement of another sort. Although much more money is expended in getting op spec lo de in England than in France, it is wonderful how Hjucn mote brilliancy ap pear In the French piece. It i said tbat nothing ever witnessed in England can at all compare wi'h tho humor and display with which they bring out King Carrot, which, on account of the bur t!Ef.PK!57Aia-G0LD AND lesque of Napoleon III in it, has a Euro pean reputation. People are made up to represent all the vegetables of the garden, and all the insects that feed upon them, in exquisite perfection of fancy, even the touches of green at his knees assisting to give King Carrot his vegetable character. There is nothing on the French stage which approaches the coarseness of The Black Crook, but some of the actor wear scarcely a sus picion ot clothes, and it requires a pow erful magnifying glass to discover the gauze which is the only covering of one beautiful girl. Victor Hugo and other french writers attribute the French fondness for the nude to their child-like innocence and classic taste, inherited with their Greek blood. Mr. Conway suggests tbat it this be the true explana tion, the iLve-angelic age ot feden can not be far off in Paris. SEWED IN A SHEET. The Komanee of an Injured Wlle'a stevenfe. From the Courier-Journal. An amusing though just case of retali ation upon the part of the wife for in human and brutal treatment received from bcr husband occurred near the corner of Hancock and Gray streets a few days ago, the facts of which as de tailed by a gentleman of the East End, wbo declined to give names, are as fol lows: There is an American living in the viciuity ot the above mentioned locali ties wbo, with no conception of the obli gations tb:.i, upon him as a husband, but totally given up to ruffianism, ha been in the habit of spendina the money which should go toward the support of those dependent upon him by both the laws ol God and man, for whisky, and when bis brain is swimming under the influence of the fiery element going home, and without any cause whatever, but simply lor amusement, beating his wife whom he had promised at the altar to protect and cherish. It is strange to what extent the love of woman will sub mit to be outraged, but there is limit even to its all-abiding constancy, as the facts in this aptly demonstrate. Xbe above state of persecution con tinued until a few days ago, when the last spark of love being crushed, and the ast link in the chain which bound the wife to her husband being broken by the weight of cruelty which had been heaped upon it, and her pride and the indepen dent spirit of her youth which bad lain dormant for so long having been aroused, she told him in positive terms that his inhumanity must and should be stopped; that she would submit to his brutal amusement no longer. The husband, however, did not regard the warning, and continued in his former course of ife uutil one day be came home wilh more aboard than usual, and, throwing himself upon the bed, resigned himself to " balmy sleep, tired nature's sweet restorer," though the sentiment did not apply in his case either in spirit or in tact, as the subsequent events proved. When the husband had fallen asleep. and was perfectly dead for the time be ing, a bright idea struck the wifi by which she might revenge her wrongs and tree berselt from bondage. Accord ingly she proceeded to pack her clothes, and having finished this so as to have them ready for immediate removal, she took a large needle and, carefully thread ing it witb a large and strong thread, she approached the bed where the hus band was lying, aud wrapping him up in a stronger quilt, sat down and care fully and securely sewed him up in it, simply leaving ms Head ont. Having completed all the necessary arrange ments for the successful operation of her plans, she seized the cane which bad so often been the instrument of her torture, and began laying it on the sleeping man with all the force she could master, stimulated by the memory of her own mistreatment. The man awoke and begged for mercy and help, but the louder he begged the harder and faster she applied the cane, until exhausted with her labors. She took her clothes and left for the house of neighbor friend where she still remains. despite the entreaties of her husband, who escaped trom his situation by the assistance of the neighbors, to return. Let wives learn a lesson from the con duct and spirit of this poor, persecuted woman, and let beastly husbands beware that they may escape treatment in like manner. MUSICAL MERCHANDISE. vVo. 373 Jlain Street, xxirus, TMir. 14-91 HOTElj,. C0MNT1I HOTEL, (Formerly Merngg Hence), LOUIS CHAPMAN, (Late of Memphis k Charleston R. R.) Froprletor, THE ABOVE NAMED HOURS HAVING cbanstd hand, the proprietor intends that it shall be the Lest aoure of the kind on any railr.w n the t-outn. ine bar contains the bett liquors to be found north or bouth. Tmm. .tr' t'r mn!.. ..-il'4 PROPOSALS. TO BRIDGE. BUILDERS. CITY ENGINEER'S OFTIC?, 1 Miaruls. T5- April ji, ltp. j A I. VD, FHOPOeALs) WILL BE RE- vuived at this once until 12 o clock m.. M'edneadar, Mny 1st, for constructing three wooden bridge in Fort Pickering. For further information apply at this office. The city reocrves the right to reject any or all of the propos'- fl. I'M r-M nans. ' City Engineer, MATOR'S OFFICE. CITY HALL. I iliMrai. ItKX.. April 23. 172. 1 BIDS FOR THE PRIVILEGE OF RE oorin dead aaimal. etc., trom within the eity limit., for two years from May 10, 1;2. will be received at Uiisc&ssca or before May 4, 1ST2. 4.v .TOHV .innvsV. M. rnr. SILVER t'EDALS AND DIPLO WHITE COLL'S, 273 MAIN ST. FI'LI. NAINSOOKS, CAMBRICS. ORGANDIES, TARLETOIJS, SWISS AND INDIA MULLS, Colored Piques and Seaside Stripes, Chintz Patterns and Mantaban Cloths. ea ? W p ohoici i' , s. S I V GltOCEKIES t 3 S V I " ' '' 1?JW ' g 2 March, 1872. SPRING II ILL, TERRY 839 MAIX STREET, .... MEMPHIS. TENff. Are now ready for MERCHANTS (only) with the largest and best stock of Boots, Shoes, IlatM and Straw Goods, Suitable for Men, Women and Children's wear, SPRINCS. Montvale Springs, Blount Count j, East Tenn. THIS FAVORITE SUMMER RESORT will be opened for the reception of guests on the 19tb l day. Ticket to the Spring, and return can be obtained at all prominent points. Board per Month for May and June, $45; for July, August and September, tiU; for three month, I15U. Address, for descriptive pamphlet, etc., JOS. h. KIN Gl, Propriotor, Montvale Springe. RITKB IN HKVPHIS TO John S. Tonf, Esq., Col. H. E. Jackson, Capt.R.C.Williamon. P. D. Boyle. Col. J. Harvey Mathes, Btratton 3c James, Capt. J. W. Sliced , S. F. McNutt, Mnn.fMd Hirhe. 47-W JMUJvlS. MEMPHIS AGRICULTURAL -AND- MECHANICAL SOCIETY. UNDER the authority of An Act passed at the last session of the Lerinlature for the benefit of the Agricultural and Mechanical Associations of this State, the Memphis Agricultural and Mechani cal society Will comment, the SALE OF TICKETS and DISTRIBUTION OF PHIZES 0a Wednesday, the 27th Inst The proceed ar to be applied to the general ana rapid IMPROVEMENT OF THEIR GROUNDS And from the profits the managers hope to foster and build up an institution permanent ana succeasiui, in which tne oitisen oi onr city aad county may ttei a just pride. The drawinr will take nlace under the con trol of Messrs. James Coleman. Tobias Welf. Thas. E. Hills aud W. O. Woodson, who have been regularly appointed managers under the law. For full narticulars with reference thereto. apply at tne emce t toe society. qi3 HECOM) ST., Under the Greenlaw Opera House, J. G. BALLESTINE. Pres't. I.ios TtorsDiLr, i y. Mi-mr-hi". Vjrcli V. 1H72. 2?-t . V4 1 PJlOJPOJiALS. NEW JAIL CONTRACT. CO A hri. Point. C CONTRACT FOR BUILDING A NEW ok and iron lai in the town of I nar s Coahoma county, Mississippi, to be let out to the lowest bidder by the undersirned members ef Board Supervisors of .aid coualy. On the 22d dar of April, 1872. Plans nd ipjieation to be Men at the Clerk' uhiM. in the Uwn of Friar's Point. Term to be made known on tbc day of letting. The Board of Supervisors do not bind themselves to accept any bid. unl.M proper security is given in double the amount ol tne contract, and that .aid iai h b. completed npen the date than aad there agreed upon. IS. UAKKI.NUTIW, Pria.at. i. C. LMH, A. HIXIU.V, III lE.NRY WALL. L. M. UAMUM. Members of tbe Board of SuierTiore. y-V- OK". R Al.ri'HV.n.rlt MAS. H. G. KOLLENEEKG'S. Bt jut twmoTed to th.h new, larg fonr-etory warehouse. No. 184 Main Ik JM GOODS AT- LIKES or TRADE. March, 1872. & MITCHELL, ever brought to our city. 78 FOR SALE. Lots For Sale in Ma City, -0N- Long: island, New York. I DA CITY IS SITUATED ON LONG Is land. Jo mile from Aew York city, the on Island railroad running cantm!!. tnrougn iaa my. iiou tnere ar Hereby ol fered for sale on the following terms i Filty dollars each, on a credit of ten years, paya ble in ten annual instalments say 15 (X) per year on each lot. The parties owning the above property propose to sell to the Southern people one-hall of the lots, say 1UI0, on the above term, without interest. The Eaut River Bridge is now in process of construc tion, connecting Manhattan Island, upon whioh Now York i situated, with Long la land. This la a good opportunity for any person of this section of country to invest small sums in the purchase of these lots. Terms are easy, and within the reach of all. Property on Long Island will rapidly increase in value as soon as East River Bridge is completed. Map of the City of Ida caa be seen, and full infnrmatinn tiv.n nnnn ttrmlifntinn ti.ii- made to BY. FONTAINE, responding Secretary, No. 19 Madison street. a. oXitD. ALL LETTERS AND INQUIRIES IN reference to Ida City and the purchase and sale of lots should be addressed to Jiy. Fon taine, Corresponding Secretary, No. 19 Madi son street, Memphis, Tenn. The title to tbc property is perfect in me. and the advertise ment and map published correctly represent the value and attractions of the place. 11 Ml JAOOB THOMPSON. PUBLICATION. TIIE SOUTHERN FARMER! A HOITHLT AGRICULTURAL JOURNAL, Published in the city of Memphis for fire year, and edited from the commence ment by Dr. M. .IF." PHILIPS, who ha been known as a worker in the eau aver sine 1832, assisted by many able con. tributors, asks, through it editor, for a libe ral share of patronage, believing h can, supported by friends of the cause, do much good. THE FARMER i now ditched in neat covert, and will appear in January in an en tire new drcu. Swbeerlptlon price $S per nnnnnr. TO NEWSPAPAR PUBLISHERS. THE SOUTHERN NEWSPAPER UNION, at Nashville, Tenn., are furnishing TWELYE DIFFERENT -Of- EUITI0XS Beady-Printed Ontsides, InsIJes &nd Supplements For the Coin try Press, in a style equal to any eoncera engaged in tbe same business, and at a cheaper rate than Chicago, Milwaukee, or New York. Orders promptly tiled for any newspaper in tbe South. Address, d.f Ne.hville. TVr'rt. INSURANCE. MASONIC MUTUAL Life Assurance Association, 5o 834 Front Street, stafnoU Block, cor. Tnioi street, ap stair 1f) CONSTITUTES TOO A MEMBER $16 f 10 for poliey, II eir.mlniag fee. and II annually. No other eipenM except in rae ot tbc death of a member, wkea yon will be a.- s..f.i n 274 SECOND STREET.