Clipped From Memphis Daily Appeal
I.nlKll i;. z . The Great Democratic Mass-Mcctin? and Barbecue. All Fayette Turn Out En Masse The pleasant little village of LaGrange, on the Memphis and Charleston road, presented a most lovely and gala appearance yesterday. Ita streets from an early hour in the day were filled with vehioles of all descriptions and characters, loaded down with people and eatables and pedestrians of every age, color and sex. About twenty-five hundred persons were assembled from the neighboring country, and from the towns and stations on the Memphis and Charleston Railroad, to attend the great barbecue and mass meeting which had been advertised to take place yesterday. The grounds where the preparations for the barbecue and speaking had been made, were about a quarter of a mile from the station on the north of the railroad, the premises of the Female Academy. Seats bad been prepared for. about seven hundred persons under the trees to the right of the house, where a stand was also erected. The moeting was called to order by J. P. Pryor, Esq., about half-past ten o'clock", who, in behalf of the Seymour andBIalr Club of LaGrange and the citizens of the Thirteenth Civil Distriot, nominated Dr. Henry Biggs, of Fayette, as permanent chairman. Dr., Biggs was called to preside almost unanimously. The following gentlemen were nominated as Vice-Presidents : Haj. Chas. Michie, Capt. Jno. W. Jones, Capt. W. A. Leech, Chas. McNamee, Esq., Maj. J. Mercer Wright, Calvin Cheairs, Jas. Osborne, Geo. P. Shelton, F. L. Pledge, Mj. Ed. Winfleld, Thos. W. Rives, L H. Milliken, Robt. Shepherd, James Rosser, C. B. Jones, Esq., Dr. W. E. FranKlin, Maj. Ed Winston and Louis Gronauer.