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PUBLIC LEDGER.
TUl'RSDAT XVKMNO, JiOVIMBKB 2, ISti
THE CEKOCRATIC TICKET.
WILLI AS B. BATE, for bOYEKKOB.
yon cxaKs:
For Stat Snte-D. T. PORTKK.
fx State Eeu.w-J. S UALLOWAY.
tor KejrtmuUvt-JOiIAH PATIkRSUS,
ft 8rsntilic-M0R9A!l J. KELLY.
lot Rprceniative-D. J. WE5DEL.
For Repis.mat;ve-W. F. PRICE (colored),
f or Representative-I. F. K0RRI3 (oolored).
NASHVILLE.
hti John Baxter Stirs up the
Republican Animals in a Charge
to a Grand Jury.
Some Interestis Figures on the
Stat Dili EiptciaHy Intended
for Governor Hawkins-
-Tb Khali Xi Sier
Thrast.
A Home
C nrpx&te S tit 0rr-JniJ.
Nash villi, Tiss., October 29.
JnJce John Raster, of the U. & Cir
ce :t Court. is a practical ciril twice
reformer, aui to bis honor I lift mj
rat. Don; t the past jcmiter Colonel
W. P. Krownk-., Cia.ira-.aa of the
F.epnblicaa ExH-ative Committee,
without w Eisch as ry your leave,
food airs," walked into the handsome
lustomhous here and took possession
ct one of the most commodious rooms
as Lis headquarters for tie campaign.
01 course, under the honest old sys
tem, he had no more right to thus
appropriate public property to party
used than had the Chairman of the
Bate, the Fussell or the Greenback
Committee, or than your correspon
dent himself had; no more right, in
fact, than he would have had to thus
appropriate any public moneys he
might have laid hands on. But the
earth and the fullness thereof belong
to the saints, and we arc thc saints!
The government and all that is in it
belongs to the Radical party, for it is
a nersnnal government and the Stal
warts are its prophets. A more high
handed outrage was never before per
pctratcd; and Judge Baxter's attcn
tion being called to it, on opening
court he let fall the following able
bodied bombshell in his charge to the
Grsd Jury, which makes exceedingly
interesting reading:
(iKUTI EMKN OK T1IK GllAND Jl'RY:
The government has erected this
beautiful structure for tho use of the
officers and citizens in the transaction
of the public business. 1 1 is in all its
appointments well adapted for the
Durnoses for which it his been dedi
cated. It has been placed in the care
of a custodian, who has, with or with
out authority, assigned the various
apartments to such publio officers and
employes, who, in his judgment or
favoritism, be deems entitled to such
accommodations. But in disposing ot
them, he has tilled to make any pro
visions for the accommodation of the
District Judge of this Court. But
while he has thus failed to provide for
the accommodation of one of the
Judges of this Court, he has not been
altogether unmindful of his own com
fort. He fills two positions, those of
Collector of Customs and custodian of
this building. Upon inquiry we have
ascertained that his duties are merely
nominal. The customs and receipts
collected by him only aggregate from
$1500 to 12000 a year. The collection
of these, with the general oversight of
the building, constitutes the gross
amount ot his official labors; and yet
ho has appropriated, we understand,
two of the best and most desirable
rooms contained in this building to
himself. He has furthermore, as we
are informed, assigned another room to
an itinerating revenue agent, who is
here but occasionally say from ten to
eighteen days in the year and whose
business is such as not to entitle him
to the accommodation provided for
him. But if there is any necessity to
provide quarters lor sneh agents, his
claims, we think, arc inferior to the
clairt! of the District Judge. Fur
thermore, we understand there has
been set apart another desirable room
to the Republican Executive Commit
tee of the State, who have for some
days past and are now occupying the
same as its headquarters for conduct
ing tie pending canvass for Governor,
Legislature, and members of Con
gress. By the apportionment of this
room originally assigned to the petit
jury, the latter have been excluded
therefrom, and in con-cqucnce left
without any rooms to consult together
and deliberate upon their verdict dur
ing this term of the court, This
building does not belong to any par
ticular party. It was constructed for
the use and is the property ot the
government, and the assignment of
the rooms, if such assignments have
been made, to a partisan committee
for partisan use, is an abuse of official
power by some one, injudicious, mis
chiefous, and a misappropriation of
public property.
He went on to direct tho Grand
Jur to ascertain by whoso authority
tne committee had taken possession ol
the room, and the official position of
that gentleman. Such abuse of pub
lio property, ha said, tends to incite
popular hatred against the govern
ment. He ordered a rule entered for
the committee to vacate at once, and
"show cause" in open court; but be
fore the Mai shal could serve it the
committee had vamoosed, and that
official hasn't been able to come up
with them yet. The Marshal is in
structed by tho jury to bring them in
even if attachment must issue for that
purpose.
Shakspcare would place
IN EVF.RT HONEST II AND A WHIP,
to lash the rascals naked through the
world; but here comes Governor Haw
kins, rawhido in hand, lushing hiu
sell around tho State in a way that
would draw the blood it his hide was
nut so thick. In a recent siieeeli nt
Jasper he said, speaking of the Bate
democrats:
They will say that they will pay the
Slate debt treper dollar for dollar
if i . .i
now mucn it is no mortal nun can
toll, l'roiu tlie best information
. . . . i . . . i t . . i.
can get it is not losstuan cignr, uniii'in
omnia million hre hundred ihuu-and
dollars. Put tho ten million that they
prupose to pay at tilty cents on the
dollar with three per cent intercut to
tho State debt, and it makes say 18,-
(KNI.IMU. According to the settlement
already ninuo it is only tl 0.800,1 i(KJ.
They ny they will p;y Mrs. 1'olk her
fJ'J.OOU bonds with six jer cer.t in
terest, and that they will only tende r
to Mbs iuby, who h blind and near
ly idiotic, only fifty eenis on tho d.il
lar and tl.rco per cent interest. Is
, that just?
Ho knows till tho while that not
only the C'ontrollern for years past, but
K legislative cornniuico rpiuuiiu 111
retorted 'he Nnto debt.
in . p,
! klmtv
at a itticover 000.000. He
it is irn vuruhle fixed. As to Mrs,
1'olk's fx'iids hfi knows that they liuve
bi.cn rcct guided as a taorcd obii-
gatlon, and that tba interest on
those bonds ba. been pid in
full by Governor Porter', Governor
Marks' and his own (Hawkins') ad
ministrations, while the rest were left
unpaid. And jet he shed crocodile
tears over the poor blind girl of Law
rencel If he believed there was made
an unjust prelerence for Mrs. Folk
over toisa Uusy, wby has he not
brought it to the attention of the
Legislature? He Las had several reg
ular and a number ot extra sessions,
but baa tone on ail the while paving
Mm Polk her interest la lull, forget
iul of "the poor blind girl," and with
out once condemning tna policy wnion
made an exception in .urs.ijia,i
favor. , The Bate rlatform. in recog
nixing this exception, but calls atten
tion to a pvlicv which Governor Haw
kins himself followed, and for Dim to
denounce that plationn in this resect
sounds l;ke a thief with his band
caught fast in the crack of a neigh
bors coracrib, turning round to
preach a sermon from the text which
savs, "Thou ehalt not steal."
taJMIML BATE'S HOME.
EntaasiiMt e N Their
Favorite y People
I fcuoacer teuniT A
Day That mil
Brlhtea Hif
turj.
Sr.-;I U lk Cf rirJorJ.
Gallatin. October 30 When old
rmnor rr.nTf she moves all over.
and every one of her patriotic sons and
daaghwrs.'iins the procession. The
cranii! tivatin ever tendered any
catd.date in this Mate was given
Genial B:e here to day. About
hall pi?t 9 a.m . the traiu arrived
brifli'.ct General Bte and hundreds
of his Heads from shville. lie
was met at the depot by thousands of
umoer s treat hearted sons. 1 ne
nnmSer on horsebick was variously
esumited at from KJ0 to 1200 and the
latter figure is nearest the mark. Uid
citiiens, win have lived here for forty
years, say they never witnessed such
a demonstration a carriage reoeivru
General Bite tnd General G. P. M.
Turner, and the former was introduced
to the concourse by Colonel N . S.
Munday, a lawyer ot Gallatin. Alter
short response tne procession moveu
under the well ordered arrangement
made by the active Marshals ot tne
day, V. N. Montgomery, an old time
Shelby Kentuukian, who moved here
in 1848, John Walton, W. B. Sweeney,
and James Mentloe. First the Nash
ville Cornet Band, drawn by four
horses, headed the long and daxiling
proceision in their beautiful uni
forms and nodding plumes. Next
followed the carriages con
General Bate. Colonel
Munday, General Turner, Hon. J. J.
Vertrces. Chairman, and Captain J T.
Hillstuan, Secretary of the Democratic
State Executive Committee, other
distinguished visitors and Colonel
Frank Wilson. Alter these came a
number ot Mexican veterans, each
wearinu a badge "Mexico." Behiod
the veterans were the survivors of
General Bate's old regiment, the See-
ond Tennessee. Next the Olympio
Bate Club from Nashville. This club
bore a very handsome banner inscribed
"Old Davidson s Greeting colid for
Sumner
er's Native Son. Nearly every
horse in the lone line was decked with
small currency stars and stripes. Next
the grand gathering on horseback,
men on foot, and at regular intervals,
two other bands the Cumberland
Enterprise and the GaJlatin brass
band. As the procession moved, the
decorated courthouse and private resi
dences were filled with the beauty and
chivalry of Sumner and Davidson
counties, and goad number from the
borders ot Kentucky, who seemed as
enthusiastic for Bate as the iennes
seeans. The procession lapped al
most around the town, and it was at
one time thought that it would have
to go over into DavidUon county to
find room to turn around in. On the
streets and in the column as it moved
through the little city there were not
less than ten or twelve thousand per
sons nearer twelve tbousand than
ten. PaKsing the principal hotel
General Bate was forced to stop anc
deliver a short address from the bal
cony, and after he closed loud calls
brougnt rattling teches from Gen,
Turner, Colonel Frank Wilson, Col,
A. a. Co'yar, Judge Jo Guild. Hon.
Benton McMillan and Major Waters.
of tae Nashv.lle World. Of the
great, suffocating masses, at least
eJUU proceeded to the fair grounds,
where the barbecue ot near 300 cai
e asses was spread. Here the grand
stand, built to seat 600M, was almost
tilled, hundreds gathering around the
platform inside, and at least 1500 or
21100 on the outside. This estimate
was made by a sore af gentlemen.
General Bate led of in thrilling
words. Sumner, he said, was the
county of his birth. Here, when a
friendless boy, a mud clerk on the
Cumberland, warm bands had clasped
his own and warm lips had bid him a
God speed in the great journey of life.
Here reposed the bones of his ances
tors; tne bones of his sainted
mother, whose memory to
mm was an ever present song
ana inspiration, from ibis sacred
spot he had marched to two wars, and
if there was one spot dearer than all
the rest, it was this. Going into pres
ent political issues, ne held up the
hypocrisy ol the allies, and ably dis
cuss d the State debt. He appealed
to his Democratio friends to work
early and late in the good cause, as
suring them that a thorough canvass
oyer the State had convinced him that
his election was a fixed and unalter
able fiCt.
During the two hours' recess the
thousands partook of the bountiful
dinner provided, in whioh fair women
and brave men vied with each other
in dispensing to the strangers present
the hospitalities ot the grand old
county. After dinner the grounds
around the stand were again packed
and Colonel Colyar made a very
strong argument. He dwelt upon the
fact that though Governor Hawkins
had recently sought tho advice of the
Attorney General, who advised him
that it was his dutv to cillmoTtr.
session of the Legislature to insert the
thico counties omitted in the Third
Congressional Reappointment District
mil, no nau reiused to do bo; and
Vihi't Simply, because, as he said Sat
urday, in his Nashville speech, "a
Dcuiocraiio clerk had neglected to
insert the names of thoe oountics."
Col Colyar well urged that no more
childish, spiteful, undignified insult
had ever been offered a sovereign
State, and it ought to damn him in
the estimation ot all rcspeotablo Re
publicans. General Turner followed, and one
might as well try to report meteoric
pyrotechnics or a celestial display of
euainngiuning. ne thoroughly
roused up tho boys from the bottom,
and with his Greenback friends left a
lasting impression.
Hon. J. D.-Andrews then mado a
few stirring remarks, and the vast
concourse dispersed. This has been
a fraud d.iy for old Sumner, and is
typital of the result in November
Ucti. liaiu is one ot the most game,
wjry, irrepreusiblo men living. Not
withstanding iko hundreds of three
nours spec tin ho has delivered dur
j it'g the cauvan he is as good us new,
and adJi every &M to the big major I
ty that awaits him. It will require a
latter to nerleet the splendid eihibi
tion. the fovoful ovation, which will
mark in history this day long to be re
membered. C. E. M.
Dr. Pierce's "Golden Medical Dig
covery" has become so thoroughly
established in publio favor that were
it not for the torgetfulness of people
tt would not be necessary to call atten
tion to its power to cure consumption,
which is scrofula of the lungs, and
other blood diseases, as eruptions.
blotohes, pimples, ulcers and "liver
complaint.
THAT STAGE ROBBERY.
Some Farther Particular by the
lUnntr'i Lehanan t'orre
apandent. Spial to th Bnntr.
Libanon, November 1. Intelli
gence was received here yesterday af
ternoon ot the robbery ot the Cook
villa stage and its passengers, which
occurred about three hundrd ya
this side of Pekin, in Putnam county,
at two o'clock Monday morning. Thi
driver. Mr. C. L. Randolnh. was trains
along at his usual rate of speed, when
suddenly he heard the command ol
halt! whiob he promptly obevei
then three masked men surrouodei
the coach and made the passengers
get out and fall in line, after which
the work ot relieving them of then
valuables commenced. Two of the
robbers guarded the passenger
while the third searched them
There were five passengers in th
coach, namely: Mr. Harper and
mother, ot McLeansboro, III ; Edw
Martin and sister, ot Cookevtlle, and
Mr. Boyd, who lived in the vicinity o
Cookeville. Mr. Harper was robbed
ot f27, Edward Martin f2b Mr. Boyd
110. The driver, Mr. Randolph, was
robbed of eight dollars. He put Dart
of the money in his mouth, bntin
answering questions propounded by
the robbers, they heard the money
rattling in his mouth and he was
promptly invited to spit it out into
one ot their Hands. Atter robbing
the passengers they searched the stage
and took all of the throush mail bags,
but fortunately overlooked the way
mail bag, which contained all tht
registered letters.
It is said that Mr. Harper had
recently eold a tract of land in that
county, and in payment had received
f 1000 in cash, with notes, etc., and
this is supposed to be one cause of the
robbery, but that gentleman proved
to be too shrewd for the robbers as he
had sent the money by express a few
days prior to the robbery. Mr. Martin
had two rolls of money, bat before
leaving the stage quickly concealed one
of them in his shoe, whioh they failed
to get.
Atter they were all gone through
with, and the stage searched, the rob
bers gave the command to "get in
and git" which was promptly exe
euted. .
The passengers were all unarmed
except one, and as the attack was so
sudden, of course, he had no time to
use ois weapon, i be robbers were
armed with pistols and wore white
slouched hats.
The driver saystHs was evidently
their first stage robbery, as they ap
peared to be alarmed.
Ihey have not been captured nn In
aate.
, r
Hew Gambling in Morka
Managed la Loadon.
la
The resident correspondent in Lon
don of the New York World writes as
follow! about stock gambling in Eng
land: The much abused "American
railroads," which the Pall Mall Gax
ette thinks bring everybody to erief
who touches them, are decidedly
loosing Mip. just now. ui late years
prices ot all sucb stocks in the Lon
don market have been more influenced
than they used to be by the quotations
received every day from New York,
and this arise from the fact that the
number ot mere speculators has in
creased people who buv on "mar
gins," to carry over from one settling
day to another, a game in which 1
never heard of anybody winning ex
cept the brokers. There are lots of
advertising brokers now in London
who send their circulars around to
every country house, explaining that
by availing yourself of their services
you may make a fortune, and cannot
possiuiy lose anytning. iables are
given of the profits made for certain
clienta within the last few months,
ana it is maae clear tbat in order t
speculate with success you need not
put any money djwn. Send an order
to buy or sell bo many stocks and that
is all yoa will hear of it until
settling day, when the chances
are the advertising broker will
remit to you a very hmdsome check
such is the "romance" of the Stock
Eichange. The roality, as perhaps
Buuio ui your readers nave louna out
i t . i . .
is very aiuereni. uut there are
many tolerably shrewd persons. nn
likely to be taken in by the advertising
oroaer, wno nave no idea bow muob
is charged for "carrying over," and
how easilv fietilinnn nripvn r nj.
until they go into a little speculation
on meir own account, many Amen
can stocks are dealt in now for whioh
there are no bona fide purchasers the
brokers put up prices, or put them
down again, just aa may happen to
iit the requirements of the moment
A man buys a certain stock at ten; a
fortnight later, when the settlement
day has come round, he sends word to
ask the prioe of his bargain. ; He is
told that it is nine. Another friend
goes down to the city that very morn
ing to buy some of the same stock, and
to begin with of eourse asks the price.
He is told that it is eleven. He gives
n order to buy some at eleven, but
the broker finds tbat ho cannot get it
lor less than eleven and one-half.
Meanwhile, the first customer, who
wants, to sell out, cannot for the life
of him get more than nine. The two
meet, and compare notes, and think it
vbry strange. But their friend, the
broker, assures them that there is
nothing whatever strange in or about
it, and he explains it in such a wty as
that they are more confused and puz
led in their minds about it than ever.
All that is certain is that the broker
gets fat on the general system, while
his clients get lean.
A Nuili-Honuiliil Confederate.
lUleuch (N.O.lNowi,
Colonol J. McLeod Turner, who died
at Mount Airy recently, aged forty-six
years, was wounded at Newborn, sec
ond Manama, and first Fredericks
burg, and at Gettysburg so badly that
he tell into the enemy's hands. lie
was promoted to be Major May 3,
1HG3, and was again promoted to be
Lieutenant Colonel in 18i4, during his
captivity, whioh continued from Julv
3, 1HU3, to June, 1805. He was dread
fully wounded, having altogether been
pierced by eleven balls. He was
wounded throuvh the lungs, through
the body, was hot through the spine,
besides lesser wounds. Both legs were
paralyzed, one arm partially; his shoul
der was dislocated and many of his
bones were broken, and became dis
eased. From the day at Gettysburg
he was a mere wreck. His continued
txistci.ee seemed miracle.
CHICAGO LETIH
Corresponilanct Publio Ledntr.
Chicago, October 30, lSi
Self styled Bishop McNamera, of
INewlork, is preaching in Chicago
on the independent or reformed
Catholic movement." The Bishop is
au ex divine ot the Roman Catholio
church. He kicked out of the traoes
of that religious persuasion some
years ago, and organized in New York
what hj styled an Irish Catholio
church on the same basis as it existed
in Ireland before the "Church of
Rome reached out its hand and
grasped tht church of the Emerald
Isle. He contends that Rome has no
right to dictate to Irishmen what
tbjir religious belief should be; that
she, Rome, defrauded Ireland in the
matter ot religion, and that it is his,
MoNamara's mission to wrest Ireland's
religious rights from Rome, and to
re-estabiisn tne Xrisb church as it
existed before Rome's sophistry inva
ded its sacred precincts. In his
speech the Bishop bandies the Church
ot Rome without gloves, and this in a
very intelligent and logical manner,
Of course, this staud is obnoxious to
) who believe in the tvoman
Catholio doctrine. On the other
hand, those of other religious ideas
enjoy the Bishop's very caustic attacks
on his first love. He promises to es
tablish a branch ot his New York
church in Chicago. The outoome ot
the Bishop's new departure promises
o be rather serious tor the Roman
Catholio church; that is, so far as
Irishmen are concerned.
The next Illinois Legislature prom
ises to be of this composition: In the
Senate, 30 Republicans and 15 Demo
srt: in the House. 82 Republicans
68 Democrats and 3 Prohibitionists.
However, the figures may change a
little more m favor of the Democrats
after November 7th.
Diptheria is miking things very
lively in Chicago.
lue lumber merchants of Cnicaeo
are canvassing the advisibility of call
ing in their traveling agents.
Another temperance lecture: Mrs
Charlotte Forrester died the other day
in Chicago, from the effects of alcohol.
Last week Chicago shipped Last,
over six railroads, 60.181) barrels ot
flour, 25,990,072 pounds of grain. 14.-
021 124 pounds ot provisions, making
20,027 tons in all.
Mrs. Scoville has been adjudged
insane by a Chicago jury, but not a
pauper. When the verdict was re
turned she was not in court, and her
whereabouts are still surrounded in
mystery.
lhe rarwell building, of Chicago.
brings in an annual rental of 1141,000
some Chicago divines are agitating
l e subject of the "education of the
Ireedman."
It on an eloping tour, avoid Chicago,
fhe other day Mrs. Thomas Sweeney
tod a young man named David Jones
fell among our blue water Philistines,
t the iustigation of the lady's hus
band, who was hot on their traok.
Miss ChtrlotteG. O'Brien, of Ire
and, is still in Chicago using her in
fluence in behalf of the destitute and
persecuted of her country. She is the
daughter of the illustrious Irish pa
riot, llliam bmtth O Bricn, and
has flowing in her veins the best blood
of the most illustrious ot Erin i rfreat
est monarchs. She is the honored
guest ot Chicago's best people.
Illinois expends annually in chari
ties over r220,000.
1 he railroad depot at the foot ot
12th street. Chicago, where nu
mcrous roads have concentrated lor
years, is a very unattractive struoture.
It will soon cease to exist, and in its
stead will be reared a most magnifi
cent union depot, 710 feet long by 210
wide. It will be the work ol the
Western Indiana Company.
Miss Annie Church, of Chicago, the
other day endeavored to make an
ingel of a saloon keeper named Louis
Hcingle. She hit the target, but not
latally.
A "Northwestern Base Ball
Lcagtie" was organized last week in
Chicago. The lollowing cities are in
eluded in the league, the amount of
took subscribed to each individual
association being also given: Peoria,
111., $3000; Bay City. Mich, $10,000;
Springfield, 111 .,$3000; East Saginaw,
Mich., $7000; Grand Rapids, Mich.,
14000; Toledo, 0., $5000; Fort Wayne,
lod.. $5000; Quincy, III., $5000.
'Ki.-s me. Will." These were the
last words ol Mrs. William Farris, of
Chicago. Then she tell dead in his
arms.
Matistics show to-day that the
wheat, corn, oats, rye, barley, flaxseed,
tobacco, hay, apple, peach, Irish po
tato and sweet potato crops will real
ize to Iodiana this year- about one
hundred and fifty-four millions of
dollara.
lUngioi; from a beam in an out
house, and as dead as a "door nail,"
was the condition in which Mrs. Eli
zabeth Starkle, of Chicago, was found
by her husband the other morning.
Temporary insanity the cause.
The price of lumber has advanced
fifty cents per 1000 in Chicago, and
shingles ten cents per 1000.
The association of Western Distil
lers was in session in Chicago last
week, and resolved to increase the
production of whisky ten per cent.
During the proceedings it was devel
oped tbat Kentucky now holds in bond
G2.000.0IJO gallons. Also, tbat one
barrel of whisky will make ten ot
vinegar.
That relic of the great fire of 1S71.
the Illinois Central Depot, at the foot
Lake and Uandolpb streets, will soon
disappear, and in its placo will be
created a grand structure of mammoth
proportions. It will be 745 feet long
and 107 wide. This speaks well for
the untiring enterprise of the Illinois
Central people, and reflects great
credit upon the management of that
splendid road. Nayb.
Rounding the Ambition of Any
Han.
Special to the Cincinnati Coinmer
cial: A friend of Roscoe Conkling
once Bpoke ot the God like Daniel
as the "Roscoe Conkling of his day,"
in the presence of that little tin God
on wheels. Conkling has always p
proved of Wtbater since. He has
just written a letter it was on the
occasion of the Webster Centenary at
Marshfield containing some expres
sions of bis approbation. Some of
the managers nt the Centenary thought
they saw a covert eneer at Senator
Hoar, of Massachusetts, in the pas
sage in which cx Senator Conkling
speaks ot ebster as baving been
famous throughout the world at i
time "when to be foremost in Massa
chusetts might have rounded the
ambition of any man." One of the
gentlemen 'who is described as par
ticularly sharp eighted, is said to have
dashed the letter down on the table
and to have exclaimed: "This letter
is an open insult to Senator Hoar. It
ought not to be published. It ought
not to be acknowledged. It is out
rageous." This is tho letter:
Newport, Ootobcr 3, 1882. Dear
Sir: I beg you to receive my thanks
for the invitation to bo the guest of
the Webster Historical Socioty at
Marshfield on the 12th of October, on
the occasion of the centennial cele
bration of Mr. Webster's birth, Much
esteeming the honor of your note, it
would be gratifying to join paying
homage to tba memory of a man whose
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Properly Owners' Mutual Benellt Associaiioa
41 Madison Street, Memphis, Tenn.
B. BAYLISS, President; T. B. HAYNES, V.-Presldent;
J. E. YOUNG, Secretary.
v-Rhki Ukn on all oluiea of Property, Inoludloi Dwelling Huumj, Furnltura. Mr
chanJUo, Gin llouiei, He., at about n-half tateoit in other oompanid. Call at thtofflca
of the Ais.xMAtfnn, 41 Madiiori. vn 10S
fame far outreached his country, when
to be foremost in Massaohuseeta might
have roundod the ambition of any
man; a master of our language, a
master of the science and practice of
government and of law, his knowledge
ot our institutions and his matchless
powers of exposition enabled to leave
an imperishable impression on the
history and thought of America. To
pay honor to such an jnUllect and to
such achievements is to bear good
witness of ourselves. I would I could
be one of you on the appointed day,
but less grateful duties deny me the
privilege. Trusting that everything
will conduce to the success and im-
prcssiveness of the oocasioo, I have
the honor to be your obedient servant,
ROSCOK CONKLINO,
Stephen M. Allen. President, etc.
Bo-ton, Mass.
DAM)KIFF
I.i Removed by lhe use or Cocoa-
ne,
And it stimulates and promotes the
growth ot the hair.
Burnetts flavoring Extracts are
the best.
Uuggiug a Woiunn Not AgRanlt
aud Umtery.
Winilfill. Intl., 8eoial.
Quite an interesting lawsuit was up
to day betoro Justice W. L. Price, of
this place. Mrs, Hulda J., wile of
hi wood Overman, a farmer living tour
miles northeast ot this place, filed an
affidavit against David Bailey.a neigh
bor farmer, charging that on last Sut
urday, in the absence of her husband,
Bailey came to her houscon an errand,
aud whilo there as.-aulud her person
by hugging, eto. When she filed her
complaint she wanted to charge him
with assault and battery with attempt
to commit rape. The prosecutor ad
vised her to leave the attempt to rape
out of the charge, which she did,
charging Bailey with assault and bat
tcry ouly. The dofendant was ao
quitted, '
When others are suffering, drop a
word of kindness and sympathy, If
they are Buffering from a cold, give
them Dr. Bull's cough syrup; a few
doses of this valuable remedy will
afford instant relief, and a twenty five
cent bottle will cure the worst cough
War on the Smoker.
Ne Vork Hsrald.
If the street car companies of this
city will follow the excellent example
ot the Philadelphia street car direc
tory in rigidly enforcing the rules
against the platform cigar smokers,
they will earn the gratitude of a large
portion ot the traveling public. The
odor ot even the best and purest
tobacco is exceedingly offensive to
very many people. As a general thing.
however, the platform smoker never
uses tobacco. His so called cigars
and cigarettes are made of cabbage
leaves, ana tne emeu they omit is
sickening. The elevated railroads,
we are glad to see, have determined to
abate the nuisance on their hoes,
Aocording to a recent order passengers
are prohibited trom bringing cigar
stumps and half burned cigarettes into
Hiot cuaclies. J. bey should go further
aud include in their prohibition the
tobacco chewcr. Smoking and chew
ing in publio conveyances not specially
set apart for the purpose, should be
rigorously lorbiddeo.
When the lienerafa Co Oat.
Special to Cincinnati Cemmerchl.
Now that Generals Pone and Mae
kenzie have been awarded the covet
cd Major and Brigadier Generalships,
those who were left out in, the oold
are busy figuring upon their chances
for promotion when the next vacancv
occurs in the list ot Ueneral officers.
In the natural course ot events the
eleveu General officers will retire from
active service as follows:
General Sherman, February 8th
1884.
Lieutenant General Sheridan. Jujo
1814.
Major General Hancock. March
1888.
Major Gcnoral Schofield, November,
1805.
Major General Pope. July. 1886.
Brigadier General Howard, June
1805.
Brigadier General Terry, 1892.
Brigadier General Augur, August,
188a.
Brigadier General Crook, July, 1803,
Brigadier General Miles. July, 1805,
Brigadier General Mackenzie, Au
gust. 1801.
The above statement will prove in
throating to the army, as the records of
the ages ot officers are guarded as
sa-Tcd!y at the War Department as if
thoy were jewels. It will be seen that
Brigadier General Augur, command
ing the Department of the South, will
be the first to retire, and General
Miles the last. II the system of
seniority prevails, General Miles will
assume command of the army withi
the next twelve years and remain at
its head for at least ten years.
The Contreawlonal Canvas In
tueMnth Diitriei.
Klpler Newt. it-
The Congressional eandidates for
the Ninth distnot, Meesrs. Pierce and
Lyle. spoke in this place on last Sat
urday to a respectable number of our
citizens, white and colored, lhe din
cussion was ablo, dignified, instruct'
ive and highly appreciated by those
present. Captain Lvlo is a well
posted politician, and moro than an
average debater. In faot, he is th
abloat ucpublioan in the district, anc
upholds his cause with commendab'
zoal. but he is far too light for th
heavy thrusts of his opponent, Gen
Pierno. 1 he latter is not on'y well u
la all the natiouai issues ol tho dsy
but a powerful and incisive debater
The questions of tariff, revenue and
taxation he fully comprehends, and
presents them in a manner that would
do credit to a much older politician.
He is a pointed, forciblo speaker, and
at times truly eloquent. There is a
considerable amount of fine Con
gressional timber in him, and as Lis
election is a foregone conclusion, a
useful and brilliant political career no
doubt lios before him. He fully sat
isfies the Democracy of Lauderdale
county,
Lkimiek Book Bindery, 13 Madison
street.
THE STATE CANVASS.
General Turner and Colenel Sav
age Speak at Columbia.
An InuneiiNe Crowd Llvtena to
ttierloquent Irish Oruior.
Special to tho NahTille World.
Columbia. Ontnhr si Thin !,,.,
been a great day for political discus
sion in Columbia.
Gcueral G. P. M. Turnr anrJ rv,1.
nel John II. Savaco arrived nn tho
tho morning train, and alter a little
rest and refreshment at tho Bethell
House, proceeded to the oourthouse,
where the large hall was completely
filled with oitizens eager to hear those
distinguished orators.
Colonel Ibavage led off in a ninh nf
an hour and a half. dnvntnH
altogether to Federal politics, and
hieny to the national ilel.t mlnnh h
claimed he oould pav off in hill in
seven years under a policy of retrench
ment, in government emnnjou .ml
pplying the great national iunomo t.n
the extinguishment nf tl.
s'ead ofsquanderingiton pet jjbs of
iuu opunoan party. Colonel Savage
argued that it was not th wish nr
intention of the Republicans to extin
guish the debt, that they designed to
uuiu it ovor tne country as a money
power to the North to control the
elections aud the legislation of the
country and keep themselves in
power.
General Turner nnmmennn.)
speech by saying that he would leave
ine payment ot the national debt to
Colonel Savage and confine himself to
the discussion of the State debt and
collateral issues. He showed oonolu-
sivcly tl.o legitimacy and perfect fair
ness oi the Bate platform, and
denounced tho renegade Democracy of
wid uu.wjia iu auvocating tho measures
that they must know will result in
their own defeat and contribute to
the election of Hawkjns. Hisarraign
ment of Hawkins for his dins, or
commission and omission. wa
terrible withering, the proofs of whioh
he was ready to show. The gifted
orator continued in a strain of unsur-
passea eloquence tor two hours. Not
man in the crowded hall seemed tired
or impatient. The speaker was fre
quently interrupted by storms of
applause. At night your correspondent
oould only get standing room. The
speaker dissected the Republican
platform, showing that it was essen
tially the platform of repudiation, and
concluded with an eloauent and
impressive appeal to our bolting
lraternity to return to tho bosom nf thB
old party that had nurtured them, ere
it ue too late.
lhe Storr of iinitean'a Itoiira.
The Washington Star tirinls what
purports to be the true story of the
resurrection of the body of Guiteau,
and some gossip touohing the bones
now in. the Army Medical Museum.
Of the resurrection it Bays; "The
arrangements for the resurrection and
removal were quietly made on Mon
day, J uly 3. and but few even of the
officers and guards at the jail were
aware that the body was to be removed
until alter tho deed had been acconi
plished. On the night in nnestinn
about 9 o'clock, Dr. Schaf hirt and Dr.
. U. JjOVCIOV. near the p.ntnnr nf
Ninth and and E streets, took seats
in an undertaker's wagon a Mr. Ball
being the driver and prooeeded to
the jail, taking the usual route on
Pennsylvania avenue, K street south,
and Nineteenth street east. In thn
wagon was an ordinary ouUide oaseof
pine wood, but none of the usual nar.
aphernalia of the professional resur
rectionist, such as hooks, eta. An.
cording to the arrangements this party
vnra fn tn unf (la nnvn I J
Rev. D. Hicks on the :oad; but owing
to a difference in watches, or eome
other cause, this mcetinn did nnt. tuto
place, and the wagon drove up to the
uoor 01 taej 111 snortiy before lUo clook,
one of the party ringing the bell." This
ring was answered by Deputy Warden
nuss anu capiat n iOleman coming
out,, ana aner a low minutes confer
ence, the party started to accomplish
their object. The party consisted of
Mr. Russ, Drs. Schafhirt and Love-
joy and Captain Coleman, the latter
leading the horse. After leaving the
roauway, ana wauing through the rank
growth of weeds till they had nearly
reached tho Potter's Field, they bv a
circuitous route approached the jail,
stopping the wagon unuio distance
troni the cast wing. The iron door
way leading to the basement being
opuueu, mt, miss anu vr. Scbatlurt
went 111, lr. hovejoy stopping at the
door and Captain Coleman nntsiiln
There was no lantern used, but Mr.
Russ lighted ono match after another,
and it was found that a colored man
had dug out the earth, exposing the
top of the coffin, around which the
earth, which was of mixed sand and
gravel, had been tightly rammed. It
was lound necessary to use a crowbar
and pick to loosen it. Then others of
the party camo in, and Gonoral Crock
er and JJr. llicks had arrived. One
ot the newcomers, a man of superb
phvsiquo, over six feet in bight, and
of herculean strength, iumned down
into tho grave, about five and a half
tcet deep, and, by using the crowbar
as a lever, started the foot of the oof
fin vllSnh Oil fvnn .1...
and at once borne to the wagon and
placed in tho easo. On the return to
tho oity Dr. Schafhirt relieved the
driver, Mr. Ball, of tho reins and tho
latter went to tho roar of tho wagon,
Rev. Dr. Hicks and Dr. Lovtjoy hav
ing the driver's scat with Dr. Schaf
hirt. Driving slowly along tho avonuo,
tno suarp report ot a pistol hred in
honor ol the appronching ludenend
eneo Day caused the hnrso to start,
ana lor a stiort distance ltrnn rapidly,
a nil mdc oi 1110 puiico who saw it were
on the eve ot attempting to overtake
it. At tho Museum the body was at
onco taken out of tho coffin, denuded
ot its cictningand placed in a vat or
barrel of alcohol. Owing to the fact
thatatithe time tho furnaces wore
being repaired, it was allowed to re
main here some four or five days.
Then Dr. Sohalhirt u?ed the "rapid
maceration" process the pjrts in
glass jars having artificial heat applied
at less than the boiling points for
about sixty hours which required
constant attention, but which prepared
the bones to be taken out perfectly
clean, when nothing else is required
but to tro.it them with sulpburio
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The"RoTal" (like this Baby) la alwayi IN TIRC.
Male and Female Ajenti wanted in every Village, Town an j Pity nf the United States, to wort
for our ' SOYM. " AxociaUon, TCC TISUtANO DOIURI III SOLD maiual u our Aionts.
ItlUrAY. SPOTCASU. LIGHT, EASY WORK.
Active Agents are makin Oee SlDiidrrd Dollars, Cu.h, per clay. If a Capital required
tobmn buninesa. rW rite for Oircularj. Full Particulars,
Kcrerrnces Canlsnd biumeM men of Mashville. AddresJ '
T. Ml. J ONES, See' ;. 52 N. Market Street, Nashville. Tenn.
FULLER & McNEILL,
Agonto, 2Q7.Ha:rxlll St.,
' BB MEMPHIS, TENN.
ether to take out what groase may re
main in them. Much of the work on
them was done at night, and in ten
days they were ready for articulation,
all the work having been dooo by Dr
Schafhirt alone, he having declined
all proffered assistance When the
skull had been cleaned, and before it
was really dry, it was given to Mr.
Flynn, the custodian and craniologist
of the Museum, who made the meas
urements ot angles ami depressions.
It was then passed to Dr. Lamb, who
had it in his possession tor two
weeks. With this exception none of
the bones have been taken out of the
oustody of Dr. Schafhirt since the
resurrection. They are perfectly
white, and have been prepared in the
highest style of art, and as soon as
they have been formally passed to the
museum win he articulatod.
Eminent Fit. Louis rtiyairlttnN
say:
"Colden's Liquid Beef Tonic is
very agrecablo article of diet, and
particularly useful when tonics are
required, as it is tolerated when. other
forms of animal food are rejected In
diphtheria, ague, malaria, typhoid
fevers, and every dcpresuing disease, its
use is most advantageous. Wc bave
prescribed it with excellent success."
J. 11. Leslie. M. D ; O. P. Copp, M.
D.; S. B Parsons, M. D; R. A.
Vaughan, M. D.; Drs. S. L. and J. C.
Niedclet; Wm. Porter; M. D., and
many others. (Remember the name,
Colden's take no other).
SCIENTIFIC DEAD HTM Kit's.
The Men Who Collect tho Cra
nluuiH ol the Moat Nolo
rloas Criminal. '
- From the New York Star.
"Have you any murderers' heads in
your possession?'' was the query pro-
j. j ai l. . -i ts.
uuuuueu vu iiiauHger omrr at lun
nell's, by the writer a few days ago.
"Oh, yes, plenty of them," was tho
nonchalant reply.
"Where do you keep them?"
Come with me and I will show
you.
Dollowing Mr. Starr, the searcher
atter murderers heads soon found
bimselt in the presenoe of a score of
plaster oasts of the heads of people
wno naa been exocuted tor taking hu
man mo. me casts were in rows
upon two shelves. The most promi
nent was that ot Charles J. Guiteau,
the murderer of President Garfiold.
''All of these casts wcro taken after
death," Mr. Starr remarked, "and
there is no humbug about them.
"Where did you get them?"
"From Mr. Fuller, the dotective.
He wouldn't cell them to us at any
price, but he kindly consented to loan
them to us. on condition that we take
good care oi them and see that they
are not broken or stolen.
"Havo you got Chastine Cox?"
"Oh, yes; there he is on the upper
omul.
Then Mr. Starr took tho nlaster of
Paris head of a woman from one of the
shelves, and handing it to tho writer,
cxoiaimoa:
mere s a oeauty; tier name was
Mrs. Gottfried. She murdered sixteen
persons in Germany. The victims
inoluded two husbands, two or three
brothers, and the remainder were her
own aud relatives children.
"How did she murder them?"
"Poisoned them to death."
"When was she hanged?"
"Ootobcr 17, 1857, and this cast of
Lor head was mado within hall an
hour after she was out down.
Another prominent bust in tho col
lection is that of Ben Verger, the
notorious pirate, who was hanged
April 23, 1829. Rhinelmrdt, who
killed his wife on Staten Island and
packed her dead body in a barrel,
which he conveyed on a wheelbarrow
to a burial placo in tho woods near
Silvor Lake, is also conspicuous among
tne piaster ot i'aris beads.
Stepping in the Museum of the New
I ork Historical hooioty. at hast Llev
tnth street and Second avenue, the
writer asked the attendant in charge:
"Rave you any old human heads on
exhition in this establishment?"
"Oh, yes," was the reply, in a non
chalant tone of voice.
"How old?"
"About threo thousand years."
"Three thousand yearsl Do I un
derstand you correctly?"
"That's what I said; and I think
that the chances are that some of the
heads are more than three thousand
years old. '
' Can 1 see them?"
"Certainly. Step this way, please."
The obliging attendant led the way
to a gallery where were on exhibition
halt a dozon much dried up beads.
Those heads were token from mum
mios brought from Egypt.
Itlm. lieneral Tlckett Ijlo.
Richmond, Va., Ootober 20. Mrs.
General Pickett, widow of the late
General Gcorgo K. Pickett, bf Confed
erate States army fomo, is lying dan
porously ill at the Exchange Hotol
horo, and is reported dying to night.
More than a year igo some of the old
classmates of her husband who had
been with him in the regular army
used their iuflucnoe and got her a
clerkship in Washington, which she
is 'your BIRTH-DAY?
Agents
WAHTED
held until a few months ago, when sha
was turned out by Mahone s influanoe.
Since that time she has been in this oity
until stricken down by siokness three
weeks ago. It is understood that she
was mainly dependent upon her salary
for support.
lhe Ureal Three-l aw (show at
Polasiki.
Special to the American.
Pulaski, October 31. The great
Three-Paw show exhibited here to
day to a very fair audience, composed
ot about 150 white men, mostly Dem
ocrats, and 100 negroes. Beasley.
the junior member of the firm, lead
off and was followed by the manager
and principal stockholder of the oon
oern, Governor Hawkins, the great
disfranohisor, while Fussell brought
upiue rear wun a very tame ellort.
I have heard ot but four changes as
me result oi tne pow wow, and they
were men who have been tor Knaanii
and the settlement. The exhibition
was too much for their nkv hint inm.
achs, and henceforth they are for Bate
ana the straight ticket.
050,000 Tags
ALL KINDS.
S.C.T00F&C0.
15 Court Street
Si
TruMtee's Male.
UNDER and by virtne of a fcrtiin. trast
deed executed May 19ih, 1881, to us as
trustees, by F. J. Clement, duly recorded in
Keijtors pfficj In Tipton o-unty, in Deod
Book No. 29, luges 29, JW anj SiiO, doliiult in
payment ol the do'.t thereby ncourot bavins;
we. ft. trn,tji. at Ik. f
thenwne sot the debt, "6 '.hi. intercut n,l
me nwne s ot tt
costs, will, on
Monday, November 80, 1SS2.
in I ontofthe courthouse doo' on Main streo'
in the eity ot Memph , or Tsiin DUlrict
within legal hours, and as near the hour of 12
m. as may be convenient, sell to the highest
tidder, tor c h, th folicwing parod of land,
situated is Tipion county, Tennessee, in civil
districts end 10. The first tmot l.eing tho
same purchased from Francis A Taylor hr
deod of renord in !-ed Book No 2rt, page 38
ol the Upglster's office of 'lipton oonnty, and
thus hounded: Ileg'nnisg in the Covington
and Mason road at the n w corner ot Ue land
purchased from Klavol S Minos, near the
residence of lhe late J, R. Shorrcd. and about
one chain iwi double negro cabin; thfnoa
estto a stake in the Brownsville and Mem
phis road 25 chains; thenoe n 2'-74 ohains to a
stake from which s w is a sycamore; thenoo
w-st with a fence !8 45 chains to the east
boundary of Samuel Fattorson's land, thonoo
with said Patterson's line HU 74 chains t0 th
Manon and Covington road; thence' with said
road to the boginning, containin, 09 69 aonis
more or less.
The sco.itd end third tracts were purchased
by deed trom A. K.tjherrod which is of record
In Peod Hook No 27, p if..9 of said county,
and ars thus bounded: Second tract begins V
polos end I6links north of a post onk in tho
Covington and Somorville road, said post oak
being the n e corner of J. H. Kherrod's origi
nal tract, ata stake in the eat boundary line
w 'IS ,0l irft0,' Pu'cbnscd by him from
M. H. Chambers; thenco n &H desrees w 80
poles to a stak in th road; thence 84!
degrees w 05 poles to a stake in tho
west side of tdid Covington road:
thenoj 1 1 54 VA degrees 2H-59 chains to a
stake in the middle of said road near II F
Bkerrod s gati;, thence n S6 degroes e fil polos
to the beginning, containing 37 35 aorox
more or less, "
Tho tht d tract begint at a sink In the, east
boundary line of ol) acre iraot. entered by
W Le. is; thence wi h said line s 5 degree,
e 62 polos to a st.ke; thenc. n 84 S Jegrees
1MI poles lo a stake; thenco n 514 degrees wfi
poles to a stake with white oa pointers on
-l?h .l??v" JW ,n 82 "raoti thVn".
with said line 84J, degrees w la po'os to the
.K- i on,V ."""'vidcd one-hall' interest in
,.S,l,iT,,1rb'!d.r(U''r.il b '"''I.
U K Kherrod ' property of
Title believed to he good, butwaonly sell
and convey as trustees
li UN i. ni'snv.
W. (1. PaTTKSON,
Trustees.
SI 9
Sheriffs Saleof Real Estate.
I)UBLIt! notlcels hereby givon, that by vlr
I tue of an oiooution, to me dirocted from
the Hon. Circuit Court ol Shelby oounty.
lonnoMee, in the case of J W liodgers vs.
J W heel, judirment rendorxd on the 12tb
day of Auril, 1SK2, for tho mm of one hun-
dred dolUrs and conts, with intoresl and
oosts of suit, to satisfy said ludgment eto 1
Tuesday, the 2ist day of Novetnber.1082,
lAin.
MVaSf.'.? DM"ln "t nd 170 "leei
Also the undivided (1 S) one afth Intorwt
n oountry lot No. 6 4 fronting on the w t
Tenn. ,Mt' th,,1"' bnelby "unty.
.an dn.,!in'j,D.'),iTiirt' " fh Interest of
JUL H "l ? W K001 ,B"i t0th follOW-
h'.lh. T. '''W" ty '' In county of
!.i.J rjbUn"f"5ne"" more partio-
the map ol th. late oity of imphis, T.nn "
and ousts.' 1 Uli WWM. Interest
Memphis, 14th day of October. 1M2.
snenn or&hlby oounty. 'JVnn.
STAMPED CHECKS !
in .r.tt, u.ir, ,u iruni oi me f)Otirthou In
the Taxing iMstnct of Kholl.y T' "
proceed to sell to tho highest biddw ft,r oi.h'
the following described l.roperty . . f.
r .nil .ntj It Keel lu lot No. 5, blck 2S on
in tl .TIL,!r!,,r,0f,Main nd Vance lT.
in th laitr.g U trict, f, rroe r ! eltv nf im.
I'iiisji ui CI II till) T
By 0, M. Mason, D. S,
470JW

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