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 - St. Lot is. May 14, 1870. Capt. John T....
St. Lot is. May 14, 1870. Capt. John T. Washinuton is ap-pointed resilient sgenl ot the St. Louis sud New Orleans Packet Company, at Memphis, and ia fully authorized to make siitrscts for freight to sll points by the boats of the line, also to attend lo all business iu our interest. His contracts will, lu all ci'ses. be faithfully carried out. JOHN N. BOK1NOKR, Preset St. Louis and N. O. P'k't Co. Office, No. 4'4 Madison atreet. Kdiiurt AppttU: 1 woke up this morn-log, and fouud all my neighbors rolling over and over on the grass in tbeir front ysrds, and screaming, " Water Works!" " Water Works!" " Bully for the dog in the manger!" I hastened out toaeawha-on earth could have kicked up sack a jolt lification, and they all cried out with one voice. "Bully for the Water Works!" " Bully lor the Appeal!" "Water Works done dead !" You have struck somebody fiat in the face, and my neighbors will roll over and over and over, and I fear they never will atop laughing. They want more and more, tbe same way it ia at the t W-aier, and yon wuat respect the encore, and tell it all oat do. If Mr. Brown is " president," it is also rumored that Mr. Saaitb is vice preetdeat, and all the little Smiths secretaries, aud the liule Brow us treasurers, and many of oar distinguished fellow citizeuadirtctors-John Sale, Orville Yergar, Newt. Hart, Van Anderson, Jo. Barbinre. Dnpre, Donglats, it.iu.mon. Rocket, DeHaven, and other millionaires and tro. si fellows Please t 11 u- il this is so; we want lo know all about il; ha! ha! ugh! we must know all about it, and can't lire on any other terms. Now, Messrs. Editors, in tbe name of my distressed neighbors, who may otherwise die of their laughing aud tiirLbliug lit. 1 beg you to sell the whole Mory. LACHRYMOSE.

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  1. Memphis Daily Appeal,
  2. 21 May 1870, Sat,
  3. Page 4

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