Memphis Daily Appeal from Memphis, Tennessee on September 1, 1878 · Page 1
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3 A ESTABLISHED 1S40. MEMPHIS. TENN.. SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1. 187S. VOL XXXVII-NTJMBER 218 THE FT V APPEAL ivJLJCj1vJJl JO. W t trllF Il UIKI HVATIOH, aiHT Ki Dp'T. 8iiiNI. SKKTim I. 8. Akmt, fcATvuuAT. Aujtuat ai. 178. IOjjmp.k. 1 Place of ) WeHtll- L r Oeiir. Vie tr. Pair. Clear. Cleir. t'leur. .' (U:ir. I Mar. ' Tlier Wind. Ilr. Koree. Obienrallon. i (ilvit'n. . . :tu ill Imilanola . . :i" oi Loulnvlile . . -J:M1 MeniftiU ... ;HUM N;irjv1ll . . . :to m Newwrleam :Mli" .SlirrTecort... .'UMil VlclcturK :t.tis Hi 'l 74 74 7 1 T'. 74 74 U.K. 1 a. w. lienlle. teutle. i N. S.K. S.W. tietitle. I.Ucut. LlKht W. M. M ELKOY. Sergeant. CI.UHl.Xi iiATKH f tt i u of cotton and gold: Lirerjtoal i ot-ion, d ' ". iltmphin cotton, 11 1 Sc. .Nrw thf,ni' cotton, 11 t-sc. Xrte York cotum, li S lf',r Sric York gold, JtHf 12. W KITH IC K I.VUKMiMKK. Wm l ..rr.. orrit-E Ch. dm. Orru , i -HiMj.!i, Seileiiiter J. 1a.m. I ' Vrfrrr uwi the Ohio mlleii, clear or jmrtly cloudy iceother, trind mostly southerly, xtittionar; teitiirratnre, statiotiary or hialier urctfure. In answer to a card which appeared in thft Aralanche of yei-terJay, Mr. J. M. Keating, cf the Ari'KAU Irishman, full of t-j m-p.Uhy for Lu race, fearing only to do wroutf and &Iv.aj s dt-sirous of dointf rij lit, refuse to bo responsible for what Air. jihn Lilly ahi-ume4 is an insult to tie Irish people. -Always prompt to rt'Hcnt a slur, slight or in-Bult to them, Mr. Keating is incapable ot either, personally or professionally. Taken in, he regrets the publication of the communication in question. We Lave reached the end of the tl ird week of the epidemic and confront a sad Array of fig-urea attesting the severity with which the fevT lias prevailed with u- The new cases yefcteruay numbered 1"2, ol which 12 are white and 2-i are colored, the deaths being TO, of which 54 are white and tr coloreil. This brings the total number ol canes to date to 1 14- and the deaths to 4 IS, which is Oo more than was recorded for the same number cf weeks of the epidemic of 173. These are the Cgurec, but the facts cf the dreadful tcourge no tongue can tell or pen paint. The living cf one hour are the dead of the next, und it may be (aid of all of us who are lit rc that we literally lire on the very brink of the grave. From what we Leurof the inability of the undertakers to bury the dead, we fear it will become the duty of the Citizens' relief committee to orguuiz-.' a poise for that purpose. At the Whit auore house three bodies wt re allowed to remain unburicd for twecty-fi ur hour, and Fcveral iuttaucts have reached us where the bodies of men have been found locked up in rooms which apparently lad been deserted for some hours, if not dajs. If this is permitted to go on, and the most liberal system f uiMnlectiDg is not maintained, it will be impossible by-acd-by to Ead a well man in ti.e place. The sanitary fcice arejdoing whatis possible to so limited a police. Tney need recrituts, and we therefore iep; at our suggestion that a post? be appointed for the express purrxipe of seeing that the deed are as promptly buried as tho law provides for, aud that a thorough system of disinfecting is maintained privately as well as publicly. Sulphur m alcohol should be burned in all infected Loav.s, and chloride of lime aud cotpras as weil as carbolic acid should hi used to disinfect the excreta of the sick, and the clothes ind bed-clothes, of the der.d, as atjpresenl, should be burned. Notuino that ws have yet published gives o striking a masura of the extent and effect of the present epidemic as the fact that th'-re are seven of the Dominican Sisters sick of the fever, contracted in llu performance of their duties as; that three of them one a young and beauif jl woman, consecrated to a nobl.s life hav.! died, and that four of the Catholic clergy L.ivj been carried to tb-ir graves, victims of duties piously performed so long as they could attend to them. Fattiers Walsh and Mahcr, of St. Bridget's, aud Fathers Dokel und M '(J airy, of St. Peter's, after throe weeks of untiring efforts in .behalf of their parishioners, and while in the niidit of great useful-' ness, were stricken down, and have raid the penalty of nature. Father Walsh wa the first priest of St. liridget'; ia fact.he built the parish up to what it is, being assisted lor the past four or five years by Father Maher. Fathers M'Uairy and Bokel bad been for the pat few years laboring iu St. Peter's parish, under the pastoral direction of Father Kelly, who, we are glad to record, is still at his post, like many other veterans of 1S7J, doing his duty as fully and as nobly as in that year of sorrow. Is our is.ue of the twenty-ninth we published a comtuuaication signed "Irish and Xegroea," which threatened the city in caae there was not a fair distribution of the rations provided by the government. We published this ai a prouounced expression of threats that tad been made and ju-t as it came to us, without any idea of reflecting upon our Irish felloe-citizens, who have suffered so severely by the present and past epidemics. We have no idea that an Irishman bad anything to do with it or would countenance the carrying into effect of the threat therein contained. Law-abiding, the Iri'sh people of Memphis . have always been, and they can be relied upon in any emergency to protect the property and secure tho safety of the c.ty. Tnis much h u'mi from ourselves to our Irish fellow citizens. Thfy oujzht to know the Al'J'KAl. well enough to have full faith iu it and to know that it is now, as it always has b-en their frieud end their out-kpoken champion. And so it will always be. We deeply regret to learn that Fathers Uiordan and M'Nauura, of St. Patrick's church, have been taken down with the fever. Both have been reidtnfs cf Memphis lor mme years, and to the untiring ttertions of ihe, ve believe; the eisteni.e and growth of St. Patrick's pariah is largely due. Father Kiordan, Lfsides being pastor of fcit. Patrick', is vicar-general of the diocese. Bi en. iks for the volunteer doctors are very much needed. I! "ing strangers, who are uu-aciuaiuU-d with the city, if supplied with baggies they could take boys with them who know the streets, who could drive for them, and thu save a great deal of time now consumed by tii.'iu iu hunting up and walking to luid froji their ca!lJ. Who will supply them f Wt are glad to bj able to iitate that both General W. J. Smith and Colonel Butler P. Anderson, the foremost heroes of the terrib'e epidemic, are doing well and bid fare to recover. We sympathise with (leneral Smith ia the loss of Lis son, a bereavement which aJ Is ti hi-i trials end inake; his burden heavy indeed. We publish to-day a synopsis of the business of the year which ended yesterday. It is as much as our present space will permit or the condition of tha community will justify, and is a tu jst gratifying exhibit, one that justified the predictions for tho coming year, rO ruthlessly upset by trie prevailing epidemic: a We suggest to the citizens' relief commit- iee tha nroorietv of ODenintr a retreat for the N-vivor who have had their clothing and Ut,'8WUJOe4 UV, WUSTUCUWJfi vibome to go to, Thr are tevftral a ci4Aii ot that a1"" iicr,-' - , . now a d-1 THE FEVER A1JHOAI). 231 -w fa- and 4S Deaths In w Orleans Yefterday 204 w Case and 10 Deal lis In Yiekuburg 350 Cases and 4S Deaths In Port fiibson, Miss. (renada Still Calling for ursef, Doc- lorn, Food, and Money 20 ew Cases in Canton, .Mississippi Hickman has t Cases. Two Deaths iu (.reenvlllp, Mi.-s., and u Panic Jackson, Miss., One Case and a Panic Mobile Announces One Case Where and When Is the JScourge to Stop. Oxford. MiK. Kroni an Appeal Corresi-oneleiiL Oyfokd, August 30. We have since last writing concluded to shut our cat-s. even against tho venerable buzzard. He has too much pyroligenous acid about his perfumery, which is considered good for yellow-fever. Som people say we are scared, but we mean to keep our shirts on all the same. Pont tor. Kroni an Appeal Correspondent Pontotoc, Miss , Ansrust 2A. Three of our noble and christian ladies Misses Mary Smith, llattie Leland and Laura M'Farlancf, with that chanty an J benevolence tor which our ladies are noted, canvassed our little town this morning and in a short time raised torty dollars for tho yellow-fever sufferers in the neighboring town of Grenada. .loblle. MoiULK, Auguft 31. One death from yel low-fever this morning. Cincinnati. Cincinnati, August 31. Subscriptions to the southern relief fund now exceeds twelve thousand dollars. Chicago. Chicago, August 31. The collection for the yellow-fever fund to-day was $4068; total to noon, $24,42- Hickman, Ky. Nashville. August 31. It is reported that yellow-fever has broken out in Hickman,' Kentucky, with three deaths. Chattanooga, Tenn. Chattanooga, August 31. Dr. J. B. Xor- ris left for Vicksburg, this morning, accompanied by fifteen experienced nurses. Greenville. Miss. New Orleans, August 31. The yellow- fcver has appeared at Greenville, Miss. Two deaths are reported. The people are panic-stricken, and are flying from the town. Little Kork. Ark. I Little Rock, August 31. To-day has been very warm. Our board of health de clare that the city never was healthier. Active work still proceeds by the Howard association for the benefit of the yellow-fever sufferers. meubenville, Ohio. Pittsburg, August 31 The Sttubenville relief committee sent two hundred and fifty-six dollars to Memphis to-day for the relief of the yellow-fever (sufferers. Collections will be taken up in v all the churches to-morrow for the same purpose. Canton, 3IIs. New Orleans. August 31. A dispatch to the Howard association from Canton, Missis sippi, says that thera were twenty new cases ot yellow-fever there iu the last twelve hturs. They ask for six colored nurses if possible, and five white. JKew Vork. New York, August 31. Subscriptions for the yellow-fever sufferers to-day amounted to four thousand two hundred and seventy-four dollars. The chamber of commerce commit tee sent one thousand dollars to the l oung Men's christian association of New Orleans. Cheyenne. Chevenne, August 31. One hundred aud seventy dollars was sent to Memphis to-day l)V the Quartermaster s employes at camp Carling, and one hundred dollars by the army oilicers at the same post, for the benefit of the yellow-fever sufferers. St. Louis. St. Louis, August. 31. The Merchants' exchange fever fund now exceeds fourteen thousand dollars, and several soliciting committees have not yet reported. There were no remittances to-day by the regular committee, but numerous sums are being sent daily by outside organizations. Port Ulbson, Miss. Foht Gibson. August 31. There were three hundred and fifty cases of yellow-fever to-day, and forty-eight deaths. Mr. Joseph A. Gage telegraphed to the president of the Howard association at New Orleans for ten good nurses, five males and five females; also stating that all were down and in great distress. ieksbnrz. Vicksburg, August 31. Two hundred and four new cases aud ten deaths in the pubt twenty-tour hours. Among the deaths is Major A. A. Bussby, of the firm of Rice & Co. Among the new cases are, K. C. Carroll, superintendent of the elevator, and fathers Huber and Aberfelt, and Signal-Observer Tenny. 11 1 tab org, Pa. PiTTSBURei, August 30. Active relief measures for yellow-fever sufferers continue in this city. -The merchants have organized, and expect to begin shipping consignments of Hour, groceries and produce to southern cities to-night. The Pan-Handle railroad authorities will carry all such consignments free of charge. Jackson, 91iss. Jackson, August 31 : One death from yelr low-fever was reported here to-day, causing considerable excitement, Many persons are leaving the city. Superintendent David Flanery, of the Weteren Union telegraph company, has gone to Grenada to reopen telegraphic communication. Three operatois there are down with the fever. Washington. 1. C. Washington, August 31. Contributions for the yellow-fever sufferers thus far aggregate five thousand dollars. The Masons raised about one thousand dollars; the fire department appropriated one day's pay of each member, in the aggregate amounting to one hundred and forty-five dollars. The workmen in the navy-yard have contributed liberally. renada, relets, tipetlal to tne Appear Garner, Miss, August 31. Wm. Redoing and Tod Marshall, operators are not expected to live through the night. Mr. Helm-berg, the operator who was taken down yesterday, is doing well. Dr. Hughes, J. K. Hughes and the postmaster are among the dead to-day. For God's sake send up an operator, as all communication is cut oft' from us. We had to send this telegram to Garner to be sent off. We are needing nourishing food for tne sick badly. Colonel Butler P. Anderjsn is doing very well. p. v coan. Cairo, 111. Caio, August 31. Xt a meeting last night, a committee, consuming of two gentlemen and two ladies from each ward, was ap pointed to solicit donations to the yel.'ow-f'evcr sutterers. Uoionei layior leiegrppned ibis morning a hundred dollars to New Orleans, and John Sproat, ice-dealer, fifty dollars to Canton. Mississippi. The Southern express company and the Mississippi Central road oifcr f4eeUanr-1 jtions, ana the estern Union telegraph company franks telegrams. No cases of fever are yeported he. j. 'the committee appointed last night col-lec'ed to-day aboutsix hundred dollars for the yellow-fever sufferers. This is exclusive of the private subscriptions reported this forenoon. New Orleans. New Orleans, August 31. There were two hundred and thirty-four new cases reported within the lat twentj-four hours, with forty-eight deaths' iiev t ather C J. Beecher, a native of Buffalo, New York, died yesterday of yellow-fever. The death-liot to-day includes twenty children under seven years. The Typographical union has sent one hundred and five apr" U to sister unions for assistance. Ker'i .,r3 should be sent to Mi.;hael F. Bat . - rotary. From noon L jV.ock this afternoon seven deaths were reported. E. W. Barnes, manager ot the Western Union telegraph ot-Cce of this cit, died to-day, alter twelve daj3illnes8. lie was fifty years of age. He leaves a wife and eight children. Mb. Morton, who was placed in char.o of tlie Howard cotainlwarr, at No. 28 Alabama Jrtrdet, gtrteka duwn 1 icireday, wa trettlng alouij well untu last aleat, wben an unexpected ciian"-f,M tha HOI ? lll.u arxi It ai tlwuinht hu -o. ...... "'i.y. Ho l nw third Btan placed in chartx of i .i.j. nai" uu mis "--. Hrben with tha diwad din eas rEHSONAL. M r.James Jones is refmreeing at Island '. Sister Sophia, o; LaSakUe, is among the new victims ot jesterdsy. I'lt. J. D. and Mrs. White are the nuisU of colonel Hosktns. at Chattanooga. Mil. C. StkwaKT waJ appoint.'.), Friday last, whartmaiter by his honor Major Hi..ln. Du. K. A. White, i! was rumored on the street, was among ttie number stricken down yesterday. lu. Laski, it whi stated, but not officially nr.rtrvl t tne board of health yesterday, Is down wltb the fever. Mr. W. J. McDekmott has fcr-en authorized to nuike collections for the yellow-fever suiteiers in Toronto. Canada. Mik. C. Walter is recovering from an al-tJiek of jellow-tever. There are no other cases In Mr. Specht's family. Mr. .oi.ightly, of the Little Rock !a-t- tte. Is in the city, and ready to lend a hand where lie can do the most good. I'll. Moksk ix rut :it':iin after a severe, protracted attack of the fever, and has left the elty lor a short lime to recruit. Kev. A. Thomas, of the G rinan Lutheran church, wan selzeil with the fever Friday, and ye.-ter-day his wife was .rostrated. Captain Piiin R Starr has been authorized to receive donations for the Howard association. He goes to Louisville and fct. Louis. howKM,, the celebrated yellow-fever physician of Galveston, Texas, has been placed in charge ot the Market street Infirmary. Dr. K. T. Kasley, cf Little Rock, accompanied by a corps of about thirty .skilled nurses, arrived yesterday, and will be assigned to duty. The following Memphians are sojourn ing at Covington: Mr. Ike Morrison and family, and Meesrs. J. II. Van Winkle and James Mceiolurich. The following Memphians are in Brownsville, Tenn.: .I.J. DuBor-e and family and the Misses Top?, daughters of tu late Hon. Robertson Topp. Farnest Alprich, son of J. B. A'.dnch, of Memphis, died last Sunday of malnrlsl fever, at the residence of Mr. tieorge C. Smith, Brownsville. Mis Grace J. Lewellyn is in Cleveland, Tennessee, and Is arranging to give Fanelum at the operahouse for the beiielit of the yellow-lever sufferers. Sisters Reginald and Mary Dolores, of of LaS.ilette. and Brother Erasmus, O. S. F are among the stricken ot yesterday. We sincerely hope they may recover. Dr. S. R. Clark has kindiy offered Jiis services to the citizens' relief committee. He lie placed on the subscription committee, where lie will be able to do most elliclent service. Joe Russell, one of the most active workers of the Odd-Fellows' relief committee, is numbered with the dead of yesterday. He will be misHt-d from the ranks ot the heroic laborers In this fearful epidemic. The illness of Chief Athv, which occurred yesterday afternoon, is severe blow to us in these critical times. He did noble work while he was able. We hope to hear of his early recovery. He was resting well late last night. Dr. W. E. Rogers, i? busily engaged in rreparlnc the city-school buildings for Infirmaries. The Market street building will beooen for the re ception of patients Monday, and Is under medical charge of the Market building. Mr. II. II. Hargrave, of the Shreveport Ti nits, who came here In response to the appeal for skilled nurses, his been Installed stewaid of the Market street Infirmary, and Miss MunJock. who comes from the same elty, has been made matron. Miss D. Munnock, of Milwaukee, an ex perienced nurse, who went to Shreveport In 187:J. and did excellent service during that epidemic, has arrived In thH city, and is already on dutv with the Sisters of St Mary, under the direction of Kev. Drs. Harris and Parsons. Oini thanks are due to Mr. John S. Toof. the able and Indefatigable superintendent of the c-tton exchange, for very many courtesies shown us during fttie cotton season iust closed, and for the cotton statement, crop estimate and other valuable details, of which we avail ourselves In our annual report this morning. Peace be to the as'nrs of L. M. Lnrenfz. who died at tlu- cl'.y hospital last Friday of yellow- fever: aged thiilv years. Mr. Lorentz cinie to this city from Baltimore t the c!oe or the war, and from his Ilrst a Jveni to : h . present day had been engaged at work In the various job and newspaper offices, and at his :ca;u was on the Ahhea'.. Mo-iest, quiet and unasscnlng, he was respected by bl9 fellow craftsmen; and in bis death the Typographical union loses a useful member aud Memptls a worthy citizen. Nashville American: "Maior Thoiras J. Foster, whose death from yellow-fever In Memphis was announced in a dispatch received by .fudge Turner Foster, wiis a native o this city, son ot Robert C. Foster, for many years one of the most prominent lawyers of Nashville. Maior Foster served through the war In tiener,d Cbeitham's command. For several years after the restoration of peace he was in the house ot Cheatham, Woods Sc. Co., In this city. for a iew years past ne nas resided m Memphis. He was a genial, whole-souled gentleman, whose death win do sincerely mourned uy nis many relatives and Irlends in Nashville and vicinity." Mr. John Bassktt Barker, for some years connected with the Appeal as a compositor, was. we regret 10 say, among me aesa or yssterday by fever, lie was born In Lawrence county. Ala., thirty-nine years ago. and early la life learned the art of printing, at which he becam9 a proficlenL tie came 10 mis cuy aooui twenty years ago. and was connected with the Antlawhe for some years before the war as business manager and bookkeeper. He was a nephew of Mrs. M. C. Uallawav. wife of Colonel eiallaway, of the Appeal, who, by this be- rea ement, is called to mourn a second time the loss of a nephew, Mr. William Filer, who died on Thursday, bearing that relationship to her. The followmr? named Memphiar.3 were rear-Igtered at the Aphkal office the oast week: G. W. Macrae, Clnrkiville, Tenn.; George K. Rooter, sr.. Balesvllle. Miss.; Frank Ozanne, Nashville; Mrs. 1). I). Saunders Courtland. Ala.. Jabob J. Peres. Chi cago; Peter Wills, Brownsville, Tenu.; W. H. Hld-11, Churchtown, 1-a.j Wm. Klostermeyer, Cincinnati; H. Lowensteln Bros., Louisville; Charles Phllmot, SL Louis; 1'. H. Bryson, Forest Hill. Tenn.; Prof. H. Arnold, Whitehaven, Tenn.; Oscar Wooldrldge, Dresden. Tenn.; Mrs. . Underwood, Well's Depot, Tenn.; H. Furstenhelm, Baltimore; E. C. Buchanan, St. Louis; Mrs. E. Lowensteln, tirayson Springs, Ky.; W. J. McDermott, Toronto, Canada; B. K. Plain, Alexandria, Va. ; George T. Rather, Tuscumbla, Ala.; Mrs. Dr. Morse, Berea, Ohio. ' JOHN DONOVAN Explains throozh the Nashville American Vhy be Absented Himself from his Family luring the .Epidemic. EorroRS appeal, In your Issue of the twenty-seventh Instant, you say 1 have been much censured for id y late course. This Is not the time to discuss personal matters. Wben the gloom now weighing down all shall have passed away, and when reason will again have sway, 1 propose to lay . f i-e the good people of Memphis a statement of i:sv course, it will then be for them to say whether iduet has been proper or not; until then. I teg " ' " fusion of Judgment. JOHN lONOVAK H13 hEASONS FOR NOT JOINING HIS FAMILY We copy the following card from the Nashville American, ot yesterday: My attention has been directed to several extracts from the Memphis press (more especially the .4 n-liiru ftt) which has appeared in your columns for the past few days. It is with extreme reluctance and pain that I appear in print at this time, but at the reouest or many friends here I am Induced to lay before the public a few facts that may show and account for my conduct. I have, at this date, addressed a few lines to tho Memphis press simply reqirestlug a suspension of opinion until the passion, prejudice and excitement of the present shall have passed away, and when the terrible malady, now so dreadfully affecting Memi.hls, sha'.l have subsided, I will then fully; aud In detail, lay before them facts Justifying my course. I am Informed that it has been charged that I was not in Memphis during the present sickness and that I had abandoned my family. Now to the facts. I left Memphis two weeks ago hist Tuesday, In company with gentlemen some of whom are now In Niushville to attend the gubernatlonal convention. After the labors of same I left tor Memphis on Sunday, the eighteenth Instant, arriving in Memphis early on Monday morning, finding my family all well. I remained with them until the Wednesday evening following. I had no intention then of leaving my home or family un-fl the morning of Wednesday, when 1 received information that Colonel W. W. Vaughan, president of the Brownsville narrnw-guage railroad was dead. I communicated the fact to my wife, she having a very large stock interest in this railroad, amounting to more than thirty thousand dollars, aud the largest Individual stockholder. With her concent and advice I left Memphis on V.Vdnesuay evening, the twenty-urt Instant, lor the purpose and with the understanding that 1 was to ti'ke charge of the road nnd secure a home lor my family in Brownsville. The fact of my belny In Memphis at me time stated can be corroborated by Mayor Fllppln, Chief .Athy and Mr. Tom O'siilllvan, liijuor dealer, on Main street, and 1 have no doubt many others I do not remember. I arrived In Brownsville on Wednesday night, put up at the Exchange hotel, kept by Mr. Whltemore. Next day 1 met Dr. Watklns, Mr. Slur-ley and Mr. H. W. Bond, officers of tne narrow-gauge rallrotd We 'i Lid noi get a fjuorum of our dlrocioi-s, owing to the f tit that lionie were absent, others living lilleen or twenty miles In the country. We concluded to call a meeting for the following Monday. They urged u;on me to remain, saying It was scarcely wo t;i w'lile to go to Memphis for a tew days. I consented to remain. I staved to these gen-Uemen that tn pui vose of my visit was to take charge of the road ar-i secure a home for my family These tacts can l-e corroborated by reference to f l'.ber of the well J.-nown gentlemen On the twenty foiuth Instant i reee.ed Information oi my wife's belnrf taken s-ck. It w is physically impossible for me to go dowa to Memphis on this day, and the ntvt day being Sunday, there v;;s no train down, until evening, mine meantime-, a telegram announced my wile's and child's death, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. AI the Whltemore House it w;ls well known I was uuUe unwell with violent headache, tever and Irritation of IU6 3loua-H- -" tjlnmry sympu...- - j --- ireeiy and applying Ice night and day. These facts are well-known to Mr WLlUmore and his hmiseke"!-, Mrs Lilloit. While llng In this condition l wrote and telegraphed to many of my friends that my family were In distress, and to aid them. Feeling assured of the charity, liberality and resources of tne Howards, I knew the surviving members of my family would receive proper caie and attention, and situated as 1 was without means I could accompll-h no more for my children. My affairs were in a very complicated condition, and in the event of my contracting the disease and death, all would have been lost to any surviving members of my family. These anl other reasons were the actuating motives of rrly conduct. In my onl and conscience I feel I have committed no -rlme, and to the irreat Searcher of the secret of all hearts 1 commit myseir when I shall be judged Ly a higher tribunal than all earthly. I would like to close here and be siKired a painful and humllat-Ing duty, but the question has l)een so often asked me that I am forced to answer In this public manner. I am asked why did 1 not move my family out or the Infected district sooner? My answer is simply this: I had not, nor could I g-t sufficient means to do so. and provide for them for thirty or sixty days. The outside world may have thought dillere-cL I have lived in Memphis twenty years. I have occupied positions of wealth. and altluenee. but my more Intimate trie-ids. some here to-day. know that 1 havi ten in great pecuniary embarrassment and distress for a law years. Whan I left Nash-virie for home on the eighteenth Instant, weio It not for the liberality of thi.t true, noble and charitable citizen, Mike Bums, Esq. of your city, who advanced me fifty dollars on my note for sixty days, I would not have had means to pay my expenses home, nor a dollar to buy necessaries for my LuulUj. May God bless him. If others of means of my own Xellow-townsinen had been aa litttrnl, I might be in adlftefoot poUI'7i to-day. And now I have already occupied too much jour valu-nble paos. 1 hoie I may be spared the i .Onfut u.t of again addressing you on a painful suOject. Any coiiimuuicaUou d-tressed to ilie car of Mentis. MUsoni k Walsh will Und ni rtsTiecUAilly. KKYIKW Of the Cotton Business for the Year IS! J-K Receipts, 420,r. Bales, as Compared with .'is4.:ss For the Year Previous Stock on Hand Only i54 Bales Total Crop for the Year Estimated al 4,-G!:j,(MK Bales. The cotton season of lb77 73 opened under uafavorable auspices, the previous August having been one of declines and foreign ad vices predicting low prices tor tha mooniing yearowintfto bud trado there. The prediction proved correct, for while the lowest price of middling in Memphis during the sear-on of 176-77 was lOi'c, curing the season just passed it was lOe. The season opened with the depression caused by railway strikes, mobs and interrupted transit; war was Koinr on in Turkey, and it wa3 feared England would become involved; in Manchester the depression was extreme; at O.d-baoi some of the niilLt were running only four days a week; India was weighted down with an over supply of goods. A Liverpool August circular said: "We do not remember to have seen trade in a more helpless state." At the opening of the season cotton came in so slowly that fears of a deficient crop were expressed, but this did net help prices, aud on the second of April cotton in Memphis was down to 9Jc for middling', while it was never lower than lOJc the season before. SEPTEMBER. Light receipts and unfavorable ciop reports, with damage from worms, and wltn eautlous buying, some advance occurreil. In the Memphis market September opened with mldulliig at 1chc; closed at IOVhc; against ilUr?10Vac a year betore. Lowest price during the month, IOSmc; highest, 11c; total sales. HOO bales; total recelpis, 20 1 5 bales, against 12.HU5 in 187H-V, and oW4 In 1875-0. Total te ceipts at the ports from September 1 to the end of the last olllclal week, 8:i,773 bales; a decrease of 137,473 bales from the year previous. OCTOBER. The backward state of the crop awakened surprise, and exporters boqght more freely. The weather was excellent for picking, the quality of the cotton go M, and the staple excellent Intense dullness of trade caused prices to decline during the month, aided by more liberal receipts toward the close. Opening price of the month: middling, 10:iic; closing at lOVac, ng.iinst10tjjal0 7-ltic the previous October; lowest price, lolic; highest, 1 1 lye; total October sales, 41, WiO bales; total receipts, 43,t21 bales; total receipts since September 1, o-'i.Diirl bales, against U7.177 In 187d-7, and Hii,-KOKln 1875-0; total recelpis at United States iorts September I, 73rt.841 blei; a decrease of 27H,5f4 bales from the year previous. NOVEMBER. High freights and scarcity of shipping troubled exporters at the opening of November. Manchester was gloomy. Staley Bridge gave notice of five per cent, reduction of wages. Weather continued good for picking. On the third the first killing frost of the season. Buying active; on the sevenlh filOO bales was sold. Watts's Liverpool circular said: "We have rarely known such a collapse in cotton, such a sudden change from conlidence to want of confidence." Thurkish war causing anxiety. Receipts of suratts tailing off In India. Simulators doing little; situation too uncertain deficiency of receipts puzzled operators; New Orleans receipts, 307,tf0 b-iles behind previous year. Opeidng Memphis price of middling In November, Hasc, against J oSvc at the close; lowest price. JOLjc; highest, 10:'C: total month's sales, 61.750 bales; total receipts, S2.777 bales; total receipts from Septemt-er 1st, 1 .', 1 y:j bales, againet lnti.258 bales in 187t5-7 and 171.41H In 1875-rl: total port receipts from September 1st, 1.50:1.421 bales; decrease, :i 40,661 bales from the previous year. DECEMBER. Prices opened and closed at the same figure this mouth, with only slight tlactuaUons between. The war and other dilllcultles were iacietised by the effect of the trouble in Frar.ce, President MacMahon provoking public feeling by attempts at reaction against the republic The fall of Plevna had a good effect as pointing toward the closa of the war, but England, summoning parliament to meet, hnd a contrary ellect Watts & t'o.'s Liverpool circular reported distress and expected bankruptcy among the cotton manufacturers. On the seventeenth the largest recorded day's receipts arrived In Memphls.HUlS bales. The ojienlng price of the m.-nth was losc. closing at the same, against 1 1 7-lttc and 1 lijc the previous year; lowest pries of themonth.lOVjc; highest, 10c; week ending the seventh, the heaviest week's sale of the year, 10,t00 bales; total sales of the month. 64.HU0 bales; total receipts, H7.U5H bales; total receipts lrom September 1st, 2'i4.28!l bales against 27S.B! bales in 1870-77, and 284.-024 bales In 1S75- 70; receipts at United States Iioits from Sewembei 1 st, 2.:45.277 bales, a decrease of 212.300 bales from the previous year. JANUARY. During January the price of cotton was downward; the mouth opened with ba t weather and cotton-picking ceased. The decreasing price of sliver ait-ded to the heavy Manchester difficulties, but trade was bad In every portion or the mercantile world. Thefts and defalcations and Increasing bankruptcies at home added to the business embarrassments. Increased cotton manufacturing in India was against the English markets. The month opened with middling lu Memphis at 105ac; closed at HlLic, against 1 2c and 12l-jc a year Defore; lowest price during the month, K1I4C; highest, IIW4C; total sales, 51,000 bales; total receipts, 52.U07 bales; total receipts from September 1. 287.1P5 bates, against :UO,430 In 1870-7 and :.."(, 820 bales In 1875-0; total receipts at United States ports from September 1, 3,10t,:i54 bales a decrease of 31,788 bales from 1870-7. aa FEBRUARY. During all F'ebruary prices fluctuated only lc. Russian approaches toward Constantinople caused increased expectation of English interference, and the latter nation sent a Meet up the Dardanelles. There were complaitits In Liverpool of losses from American cotton this year being unusually damp, making the real price higher than the quoted. Indian, Egyptian and Brazil receipts were light, and American cotton was becoming the main reliance as before the war. The ptissage of the sliver bill caused some disturbance In commerce on this side, and the low price of silver, and its ellect on Indian exchange, continued to affect Manchester. The month closed amid gloomy influences. The opening Memphis price of middling for the month was lu'c, closed at loSuc, against 12c. and ilSc the year before; total month's sales! 54,150 bales; total receipts, 37.H83 bales; total receipts since September 1st. 2:12,071 bales, against 350.028 In 1870-7. and 405,181 In 1875-0; total receipts at United States ports since September 1, 3,557,304 bales, an increase of 1233 bales over the previous year, being the first month In which receipts had equalled those of the year before. klAECH. QThe month opened with an advancing tendency, until in two weeks middling quoted llitjc, then declined to 10c Ht toe close; the advance was the consequence of peace bjttween Russia and Turkey, then succeeded feas ot a new war from the dissatisfaction of England and Austria wltu the terms of peace. Watts & Co.'s Liverpool circular stated: "Our market Is governed more by war news than by supply and demand." The New Orleans I'vuiune remarked: "Everything favors cottou but trade and polities, and until these improve the staple is bound to drag." The New York Hulvtin said: "There is, t be sure, .1 deficiency in the world's visible supply, but it is a question with many whether the shrinkage In consumption be not as great or greater." The month closed with cotton in Memphis down to l()c for middling, and gloom and depression was universal In the world's cotton centers. At the opening of the month middling in Memphis quoted JCUc; at the close, 10c, against 1 lic and 11c the year previous; lowest price daring the month, 10c: highest, 10V-e; total month's sales, 48,550 bales; total recelpts"of the month, 3'.,427 ba'es; total receipts since beo tember 1st, 372, 140 bales, against 308,175 bales In 1870-77, and 452,387 iu 18 (5-70; total receipts at United Stales ports from September 1 st, 3.875, 1 1 o bales, an Increase of 120,!3 over the preceding year. APRIL. This month saw cotton down to the Invest point for yers. On the tecond iuidddng n Memuhls quoted '.iThc. The support given to the English policy with Russia by other nations levlved confidence, but increasing receipts prevented any materlul ri6 in price. In our market, up to this mouth, exporters had been the largest purchasers; now spinners became the largest At no time of the season was much done by our home speculators: the lnlluences were unfavorable to them. Short time aud threatened strikes troubled both English and home man-uiacturers. Geuial saowers and m'ld v.'2Uer ave excellent crop prospec's. ... tfce e-penlng of the mouth uii id.lng -quoted 10c In Memphis; at the close. HPnC, agalnsi 1 110 and lOr-sc a year before; lowest price ol the 11101, tn, Ji.'kc; highest, UUsc; total month's sale, 2H.7O0 bales; total receipts, 20,-751 bales; total receipts from September 1st, 3'''.-817 bales, against 375.751 In 17C,-T i;,iu 407,-782 In 1875 0: tit:; ai I nlted States ports from September 1st. 4. 050.O73 balesan Increase of 201 ,385 over the year before. MAY. This month saw some lecuperatlon, and prices advanced; war i.iaiters kept extK)rtersquiet, but spinners bought more freely, although reductions and stiikes were troubling thetu. The low visible supply and diminishing stocks strengthened cotton, but the consumption was diminished also. Weather and planting news continued to u-oo.i. He.-isa prospects, and the stattsiioai posilloii. " ,, ers to be very iirin, WiU- " , , , nid-lr rtei,nl-i s LlverjKxjl circu- ir ueauri ue state of tne vlsI)Ie su,,,,y t0 jeaiiy startling ; one week a deliciene against the preceding year o' 384,0'.:0, the tied week of 513.-ihm) bules. A pruspectot settling labor difllcultles aided the Improvement. At the opening of the month middling In Memphis was quoted at 10c; at the close. 11c, against it Km and losc the preceding year; lowest price of the month. 10c; highest, 1 lc; total sales of the month, 20,700 bales; total receipts. 10.575 bales; total receipts since September 1st. 403,472 bales; total receipts at United States ports lrm September 1st, 4.100,451 bales: an Increase over the preceding reason, of 237,534 bales. JUNE. During June the price fluctuated only a cent In our market receipts fell ofT, and the stock was reduced from 10,000 to 50OO bales. An agreement for the European powers to meet In congress re moved anxiety about war. Favorable crop reixirts continued to be received, and an expectation f rom their forwardness, grew up that receipts would be liberal In August, an expectation that subsequently worked against prices. June 7th the first cotton-bloom arrived from Concordia, Mississippi. Strikes having decreased stocks, Manchester showed some lmpiovement. The supply of cotton lu Memphis was far below the demand; 100,000 bales more than received could have been sold during the season. During the whole of this month exporters took only 1 00 bales from the Memphis mai ket. At the opening of the p onth luiddlii.g In Memphis quoted at 1 lc, closed at the same; lowest price during June lie, highest ill, against Io-'-kc and lli-tc the year before; toul sales ot month, 4075 bales; total receipts, SWKrt bales; total recetp s since September 1st, 407,408 bales against 3M0,Pi8 bales in 1870-7. and 481.845 bales In 1875-0; total receipts at UHlted States ports from September 1st. 4,407 ,468 bales, an lncreae of 243,205 bales over the same time the preceding year. June 30th, "the first bale" of new cotton was received from the Rio Grande tn New Orleans. JULY . S..W co" .till on the advance; crop news still fa-u'' kr" astouisblogly quiet; early receipt were uourVi;if ouunted nion. On tie last day of the month he first new sale of Mississippi valley cotton arrives in New Orleans. Iu Liverpool the price advanced i wthaa slnoe the previous December. In our market holdings for sae were reduced to 2000 bales, and holders were very stiff. The New York VinrUt reported the world's visible supply n85.nOO bales less trn a rear ago, and oon. OOO bales less than two reears ago. which speaks well for tt'e prospects of the new season now opening. During this mo"th tb bale of Memphis cotton at the Paris exposition received the first and the New Orleans bale the second prize. July 12in )el-low fever appeared In New Orleans: on the twenty- ninth quarantine was established at Memphis, where the first case occurred August IsL At the openlugof July. In the Memphis market, middling quoted lie: at the close, 1 1 14c, against 1 144c aid 1 1 ii.c the prroedmg July: lowest price of the month, lie; highest, 1 1 Ljc; total sale of the month. 0050 bales: lotat r-ceipts. 2;.J Dales; total receipts irom September 1st. 410.371 bales, against 382.M32 bales In 1870 7 and 481.1P4 1U 1875-rt; total T-v celpts at United States ports Trom September Is', 4.223.547 bales-an Increase ot 244 111 bahis over the season before. AUGUST ' ; 1 opened with a new Influence bearing on the cotton market yellow-fever. We have mentioned that the fcrncardnesof the crop bad led to exp elation that new cotton would arrive In the market at an unusu ally early time. This would prevent cotton from advancing ou account of low stocks to the extent that had been anticipated. The appearance of yellow-fev-r, by restricting shipments from the effect of quarantine, prevents cotton reaching tne market lively, and thus the advantage of a forward market Is neutralized. The fever raging in our city, and shipping being almost impostdble. August was necessarily a month of only few and small transac tions, as is usual lu August, there were aeood many croaking accounts of the crop started In the market, but they exercised but little Influence. Sides during the month were everywhere to spin ners. Diu a certain amount or speculation was believed to be Included. The bulls had the general control of the markets, but trade In Manchester caused some weakness In Llverr 00L The end of the month, and of the season of 1877-8 with It, comes In gloom and r"lef on no-count of the learful ravages of the avenger of dirt the yellow-fever. At theopetdngof August middling In the Memphis market q-ieted lllc. closed at 1 1 lpc, against 1 1 14SC and l(fe-V' 'he August previous; lowest price of the month, " ' .; highest, 114hc; total sales of the month, 2060 bales; total receipts, lt!4 bales; total receipts since September 1st, 412.313 bales, against 384,358 bales 1870-7 end 487.370 lu 1875-6; total receipts at United States ports trom September 1st to end of the season, 4,258.000 bales an increase of 223,000 bales over the preceding year. FIRST BLOOM AND BALE. The first bloom arrived, June 7th, from Concordia, visslssippl. The "Prst bale" grown In the Memphis district arrived, August 13th, from Batavia Landing, Mississippi, was consigned to T.R Allen & Co.; weighed 500 pounds, graded middling; the staple was only fair, color fair. It was sold at auction by Mr. Frankland, and bought by G. Falls & Co. at 15c a pound. The first new bale from Shelby county, Tennessee, arrived August 10th, was grown by Forrest & Co., President's Island. A bale of cotton from Bosque county, Texas, arrived August 12th, consigned to C. P. Hunt; also sold at auction at lvc a pouncL Up to August 31st 48 bales new crop cottou was received. MEMPHIS COTTON TRADE. In 1826, the records give 300 bales, of S 1 5.000 value, as the j ear's amount of the Memphis cotton iraue; j 83;. ZO.OOO Dales, value $800,000; 1845, 75,000 bales, value S3.O00.0OO: 1850. 150.000 bales, value 87.500,000; 1855, 202,000 bales, value S8.000.000; 1800,318.720 bales, value 10,000.-000; 1805. 112,210 bales, value S23.OO0.0O0; iiu. ZHU.ti oaies, value jjh,oo8,oOO; 187f, 322,004 bales, value S22.540.OOO: 1876. 480.3-rt bales, value S'27.070,600; 1877, 384,358 bales, value S20.lU0.5O0; 1878, 412,313 bales, value S2 1 ,028.300. The value of the receipts of this yea r was obtained by reckoning the cotton on a basis of low middling at 10.4ac a pound. In comparing present quotations for upland cotton with those of ante-war times, it must be remembered that later changes in grade have made the present middling to correspond to the "low middling" of 1800. The average weight of this year's cotton bales Is 488 pounos per bale, which Is four pounds above the average of last year. Average value per bale, Sol. ine total reported sales of the season amounted to 400,100 bales, of which 218,575 bales were taken for foreign exports. Memphis Annual Cotton Statement. Cotton Exchakok. i Memphis. August 31 , 1878. ) Stock on hand September 1,1877 5,292 Received to-day 55 Received previously 412,338 412,303 Total 417,685 Shipped to-day hipped previously. . 9 -416,387 . 35 300 Burned Manufactured 416,731 t rf r nn hand Cantamlui . osu .. . v.. ,..u ui-i.iuuti i, 100 Total amount receipts at Memphis. 1877-8 Through cotton .. tiross receipts 1877-8 Net receipts season 1876-7 '." 954 412,313 8.472 420.865 884.358 luuirasc in amount receipts past JCcll Estimate of Total Cron 28,035 1877-S. 4,258.000 25.01 N) .... 280,OUO . ... 130,000 4,613,000 Reeint.s ut nrrt Shipments overland :ouiueru consumption l otal crop fes. (mated) Yesterday's Business. The New York and New Origan a mirtAi. re mained unchanged vesterdav: at tli 1 ce'pts were nearly 1000 bales; at the ports receipts were over 40O0 bales. Liverpool was dull, with lower prices for lioth spots and deliveries In our market the return was a melancholy one fi r the last day of the season; the cotton exchange blackboard said Ordinary. S'lV?: good ordinarv ini.- i..n mid dling, 10-V-; mlddllDg, 1 llxc; good ' mlddlliur. ll,c; middling lair. I2c; lair, 12lf,c; stains, 10i 11c. The exchange cotton statement reports: Rskl 55 ba'es; shipped, it bales; total from September 1st, 412.303 bales; total shipment, 416,731 bales; stock on hand, t54 bales. The following are the New York market reports for yesteiday: Ordinary. lOVac; good ordinary, llnc; low middling, 1 1 Jo-lOc; middling, 12 3-10c; good middling, I2lt.c. At 10:05, steady; 12:12, steady; 2:12, steady. Sales. P52 bales. The following are yesterday's closing rates of New York futures: .January. 11.04(211 00: F'ebruarv. 11.0H(t 11.10; Mirch, 11.17511.18 April, 11.25 : May. 1 1.3231 Last: .Tune. 1 i'-iuaii AO- July, as ; August, til : Septem ber, ll.:8(7 ; October, 11 27 e? i iSovem- ber. 11.08(711.0!!; December. 11.03M1.04. The tone of the market was at 10:12. easy; at 10:30. quiet; at 12:50. steadier: nt 1 :30. aleartv. at 2:15, steady, at 3:15. unchanged. Sales. 3-aimio bales. New Orleans closed steady at 11 ttte for middling. Sales. 250 bales; receipts, net. 950 bales. LIveriKxil telegrams reported the market Hat and Irregular; middling uplands, oSsd: Orleans, (diid. Sales, 4000 bales; raceipts, 4850 bales. Liverpool amwinopeued at l-32d to l-16d lower; August 6 17-32d; September, OMjd: September-October, Ol-jd: October November, 6 -16d, 6 l3-32d; November-December, 6 5-16d; DecenibersJanuary, O'-jd. At 2:30 the market was flat Received at the United States porta since Friday, 4178 bales; exported to Great Britain, 153 bales; stock, 115,781 ba'es, against 113,017 last week, and 1 16,61.1 this week last year. FINANCIAL. The report that the banks would close is, of course incorrect. Tbey will remain open dally, but may possibly still further reduce banking hours. Nothing could be elicited ou Madison street yesterday. Exchange In our banks quoted at ptir buying and 14 selling on New Yrk, on -oher eastern cities par buvlng and seiildgfor both demand and sight; on New Orleans 14 discount buying, selling at par. IBY TELEOSAFB.i NEW YORK, August 31. Money market easy at 1V2?2 per cent. Prime mercantile paper 3i4U) per cent. Sterling exchange, bankers' bills. 483V; sight exchange, 488. tiold dull at lOOVi Govern-bonds strong. - BARKER In this city, Aogust 31, 1878,' Of jellow-fever, John B. Barkkk, aged 39 years. BEDFORD August 30, 1878, at 11 a.m., OBuuoe J. Bedford, aged 26 years. rN.w vrleans papers please copy. ... DAVIS At the residence ot his stepfather. Mr J. W. Heath, Thomas J. Davis, of yeiyow-tever, in' the 27th year of Ids age. Funeral 'services after the epidemic, EGAS August 31, 1878, Thomas Egak, son o' Patrh-k and Margaret Egan, aged twenty-one months-lOmaha papers p ease cofy.J Funeral from the residence, No. 98Va Front sticet, this (SUNDAY) afterncon. at 2 o'Ciodp " L(hE:'TZ At tne ciiy hospital, Friday, August 30, 1878. of yellow-fever. L. M. Ikihkjjtz, uged 35 years. Baltimore (Md.) papers please copy. Mr. Lokkntz was lor many years a member of Memphis Typographical Union, No. 11. Knights o f 1104401. "Vl'EMPHIS LODGE, No. 196. K. OF H. Regular -LX meeting MONDAY, at lUJOo'cIocit p.m. Full attendance expected. P. SID JONE3. Dictator. -UpsoQio Kotice. rMU nicmbe.s oi Aneerona f.odi-e. No. 1- 108, are hereby notified that there will, be no more meettngs until further notice. Those In want of assistance will apply at '"""""-t "e Jiasjnic euer Boara. ?y order a GALLOWAY, W. M. Jqhm Beamish, Secretary. Masonic Belief Board. TULdtor,M?i? mI-B0ff1--?r HTmphta desires i additional , volunteer - - . . It -r nf th nd It In the care of the sick auq otuer '" Oulte a number of the active ers of the board are overtaxed with labor or hae been taken sick. Masons willing to aid will please report l-r du'.y at ruont No, 18, Magnolia Block A. J. WHEELER, Secretary. German Mutual Benevolent Society. THE members of this society are hereby requested to meet at Charles Decker's, corner Shelby and South streets, TO-DAY, Sept 1st, at 2 p.m. B order R. STOTZ, President. Frank Naooskt. Secretary. To Country Merch'nts WE ARK FULLY PREPARED TO CARE 11XLY FILL, all orders for DRY GOODS, NOTIONS AND FURNISHINGS with which you may feel Inclined to favor us. Our Fall Stock M now KKESH and COMPLETE, and, notwithstanding the clislng of many others, OUR HOUSE will continue ronntaotl j-open for the transaction of our regular business. We will strive to please those who deal with us. Very lespectfully, Wm. R. Moore & Co. (EXCLUHlVKIi: WHOLESALE). Xo.3100 MAIM WTl MEMPHIS. T.P.Turner, Dentist, :n;r MAIS STJttEKT." OFFICE MOVRS FJtOU Q AJL TO 6 PJf. K:mTUElL POTATOES, ONIONS, BUTTER, AT 'ess 328 Front Street, IIKTWKKN IO and 2 O'CLOCK. NOTICE TO COTTON SHIPPERS Memphis, August 31, 1878. UNTIL further rotlce. Cotton for shlpmen- by this line will be received at the depot, herd of Main street. eiion win oe taken ior shipment uncompressed, but must be put In shlpdlng order. JOHN T. FLYNN, General Agent. NOTICE. WE have rented and thoroughly repaired Cotton-shed No. 1 84 Madison street, formerly occu pied by Messrs. Dlllard A Coffin, and will occupy same as soon as possible. Our patrons will please take notice and govern themselves according. Parties having cotton to handle will do weil to consult us. Until further notice we will be found at No. W Union street N. 11. NHKLTO.N A CO Calls for Physicians Must be left at the following places: Firxt Ward Renkert's drug store, corner Main and Market streets. Second Hard uoodyear's drug store, corner Main uuu ropiHr streets. Third Ward Morrison 4 Humes's drug store, corner Main and Adams streets. Fourth irurtf-Seabrojk'B drug store, corner Main and Union streets. Fifth artd Sijrth Wards Battler's drug store. netKnia nam nanson a drug store, corner Vance and Lauderdale streets. Eighth Ward Thweat's drugstore,comer Poplar and Carroll avenue. Xiuth Ward Knox's drug store, Second st.. Chelsea. Tenth Ward Safford's drug store, corner Vance and uemanao streets. R. W. MITCHELL, M D., Medical Director Howard Association. WANTED ! Active Members for the no ward Association. OFFICE HOWARD ASSOCIATION, I Mkhi-uis, August 28, 1878. I tsr- Reliable, energetic and respectable citizens, desirous of becoming active members of the Howard Association, are requested to send In their appllca tlons at once, as additional belp Is urgently needed. All applications will be balloted for, and none but thoee who can answer to the above requirements will be elected. A. D. LANG3TAFF. Vice-President Howard Association Howard Association, No. 16 Madison Street. Memphis, August 30, 1878. A. I. I.annwtin, I'rot ident Howard An- soeiation : Appeal to the dtlienfl to famish horses and vehi cles of any kind for the use of our medical corps. They cannot attend to n-ore than one call In ten With conveyance they could do more work. R. W. MITCHELL. M.D., Medical Director. SHELBY COUNTY BUILDING ASI L0A3 ASSOCIATION. THE business of the above Association has been suspended on account cf the prevailing eni- detnlc until the Flrnt Tuesday In November. There will not be any tines assessed for non-payment ot dues until after that date. JACOB THOMPSON, President W. J. McDermott, Secretory. Memphis Cooperage A.tif Manufacturing Com'y. OS AXWAI'TElt NOVEMBER FIRST WE will be able to All all orders for OIL-BARRELS, MOLASSES-BARRELS, KEUS. of all sizes, and SLACK COOPERAGE, In any uuantlty. We bave succeeded In getting a large stocK of the best material on hand before we were compelled to suspend operations on account of the prevailing epidemic. All orders addressed to the Secretary, in Madison utrr-rt. will, alter the above date, secure prompt attention. Memphis Cooperage & M'f'g Co. Per W. J. McDERMOTT, Secretary. Cotton-Seed--Request OUR friends are requested to send us no cottonseed until y-dlow fever abates In our city, as we cannot receive and take care of them. We shall then be prepared to take all that may offer, and send sacks through the Cotton Seed Association as usual. CITY OIL WORKS. Memphis, August 29, 1878. A, 0, U. W ALL members of the order, sick or needing relief , will please call on or send to either of the following: W. C. DAVIS, Chairman, S. A. TAYLOR, Treasurer. State Nat. Bank, G. E. TATE, Secretary, 2tt3 Main street H. BROWN, Supertntundeot of Nurses. All communications of EC Brown to be left at Pea-body. Relief Committee meets dally at 1 o'clock p.m., at aH Madison street. A. O. U, W. TEMBERS of the order, sick or needing relief, xVL will apply to Relief Committee dally at 10 a m., 254 Second street C MUNDINGER, Chairman. S. A. TAYLOR, Treasurer. G. E TATE, Secretaiy. S. BROWN, Sup't of Nurses. NIGHTS OF THE RED BRANCH HfXfKlT COMMITTEE: JAMES CLEARY, WM. O'BRIEN, ty Headqnartf rw, 3t7 Mecond wtref t. Relief Committee Roll First Ward iohn Elehberg, John J. Duffy, P. G. Kennett, Aaron Stevenson (colored). Sevond WardDr. Slater, D. . Goodyear, E. Marshall, H. Trowbridge. Third Ward W. P. Proud fit. Capt Maccabe, Thos. A. Grigsby (colored). Fourth Ward Thos. Randolph, Hueb L. Bdnkley, Coleman Thomas (colored). Fifth Want John Loaue, vpt dames C'leary, J. W. Alexander, Jackson (colored). ALJA MiAiLuke E. Wright, Charles G. Fisher. Moses Strickland (colored). Seventh Wartl-Vi. E. McGulre, Levin H. Coe, W. A. Wheatley, Vernon Chalmers (colored). Fight H'ard-S. M. Jobe. Henry Sallo', C i Ctnn, Capt. James Glass (colore;'.). Sinth Ward Capt A. T. Laeey, Of. P. Crews, James (colored). ' Sinth Word Jones, Hobson, Geo Wood(col'd). Oity at large Mayor John U. Fllppln, L. D. Else-mann. Dr. D, T. Porter, T. B. Turley, Wm. Willis, Col. M. Burke. Hon. Casey Young, Drs. Geo. C. Harris and Parsons. Working Committee lien. L. K. "Wright, Chairman; p. K. Goodyear, S. M. Jobe, J. A Thompson. Rev. Dr. Landrum. H. L. Brlnkley, Wm. Willis, C. E. Conn. CHAS. G. FISHER, Chairman. W. A, Whkatlky. Secretary. Avalanche. Ledger, air'. Herald copy SO days. 1 Mempliis,Pa(lucaluV: Northern K.R Depot Mecond Street Crossing, North of Waterworks. TTNTIL further notice, trains will tun on Tues-LJ days, Thursdays and Saturdays only. Freight will be received and delivered between the sours of 10 a.m. and 2:30 pro , cn the above-mentioned days only. C. MONSARttAT, Jb., General Agent. To TheTrade! AM now prepared to sell, at wholesale and retai'. Furniture and Mattresses lower than ever before sold In tha elty. Orderst "ra country dealers especially solicited. WM. K. TH1X.TON (Ikvtmo Block), No. 25H Second str Notice of Dissolution. BY mutual consent the firm of Herron. Connor A Co. dissolved on the 7th Inst The cutstandtng business of the firm will be settled by R. F. Herron, at their old stand, 2od Front st B. F. HERRON. August 23. 1878. JAMES CONNOR. It. F. HE U RON & CO. (Successors to Herron, Connor & Co.), COTTON FACTORS - i, Aud General Commission Merchants, Front street.. .':nfMhlt, Ten. Liberal advance made on consignments. Bag-. King and. Ties furnished customer. REMOVAL! A. Jl. ItOVIi. COTTON HkVC removed to :8 FROST HTBKFT, nulls Wlirh. Will attend tl IMPORTANT TO 0 TN CONSEOUENCK OF THE PREVALENCE j- temporarily removed our w uoiesaie ueauuua Iters iOmSVIIXE, Where, with the bulk of our Fall Stock stopped at log the win bei e 61 No. 70 aud 7J6 SIXTH ST. (iiATP. JON. T. TOS1PK1XS & CO.). Not wishing to ho d oar goods until we can again resume In Memphis, we Khali dlaponn of .me at a arr 11 re. Havln-r bought them at lowest market prices, Hnd before recent advances, and being heavy buyers at the large auction-sales in New York, sve are prepared to offer great Inducements to buyers, and win ma&e ik lueir auvaiiiage iu give us lueir pauunuge. low Address all orders, communications and remittances to K LOWEXSTEIS & ISROS.. 70 an '1 Pratt PRICES AT MEMPHIS PLAIN SWINGING-FRONT GINS, $3 50 A SAW. Improved Krrnlv Inie Hid 4. in. IU a Haw. We are now manufacturlnir the Krlliw. (fain. j U'l Vh,t.nt in anil 11 u I U r. with improvements. This GIN Is the best for null or badly picked cotton; price, S4 50 a saw. We call especial attention to our Revolvins Head lo. It will gin the seed clean, never break the roll, and may be fed by any boy. Oar -ln all warranted. ionuensers, jeeaer ana presses on nana, orders PfiATT GIX Manufactors, Ag'ts 314 FKOXT NTKKKT U. tltiCHRAVJi. M. A. C0CHKA3. 11 I A THV, (Soooessors to St. K. A J. w. K 1 R, LATH, SHIH6L iluora. Hash, Blinds, and Onira a! Yard at loot Satv and Planuis Alwa; ho co haoo a choice lot of Flooring , Lutnbt,r, RoTif b and Dr.-isM Plckuts, - . " . 1 u. SI. L. Meacliam. A. W. Kobertis. 1 L 111 1 Wholesale Grocers, Cotton Factors AND SALT Mo. 1 Union street, : W. T. BOWDRE. late of M. L. Meacham. BOOTH G. M ALONE, late with Guy. McClellan & Co. owdre,lGGlGllan COnON rOSK DOOR KOKTH 0' FULilE (Sl'CCL'SSOUS TO SLEDGE, McKAY & CO,) Grocers, Cotton Factors And Commission Merchants, Voa gyi and 373 Ulaiu A. VACCAIiO. B, VACCAKO, A. B. VACCAKO. A. VAOOARO 8b CO, lP0RTF.S ASD DEALERS LS WINES, LIQUORS & CIGARS, No. 324 Front street, Memphis. J. T. FARAS0. JAJSES J. T. FARGASON & CO. WHOLESALE Grocers and Cotton Factors 3QO Front and 33 Olinton Sta.. Menipliis. D. T. PORTER, W. F. PORTER, TAYLOR & CO. COTTON FACTORS No. 300 Front Street, I?r t ween StadUon and JJ uroe Slemphlx. Tennessee- A COMPIiETE GINHOUSE OUTFIT! TAYLOUMcGDIBE & CO., Cotton Factors and Commission Merchants, No. 361) Front street MemphK Tenneaee. Ulus, Pressed. Feeder. Condenser, and Home-Powem, embracing the celebrated Wl-Mhlp Ulu and PreMxes, and BrooktiN Improved Press, sold and guaranteed ly or. X. C PEARCE. FE IEGE. SUGGS 4 CO.. CottoD Factors and Commission Merchants So. '458. Front street, Memphis, Tenn rAKTI(H LAK ATTEKTIJ PAID T TH K N4 1.K OKCTTOI j. v. wownv. Late of J. V. Dowdy A Co. T. C. Late of Guy, DOWDY, PARK & HORAN. Cotton Factors and Commission .Merchants,. 2G0 Front and 1 0 w'emt Court street, Fp-stAlrs, Slanphi . ' Cask Mraneea tn&de on eooalgnmentrt, and (jrden lof BagglnK.Tlet and "iplles ftUedannMODaUetcm REMOVAL! AL.VT2 BOYD. FACTORS, rorirr t'nion-Koomx (I. 7 and N, hasf nf mm ilarlm tn rp'ilf mlr D MERCHANTS ! OF YELLOW-FEVER IN OCR CITY. WK HAYX to KENTUCKY, this point en route from the East, wears occupy' stores. - 72 SIXTH ST., Louisville, Ky. Cotton dins solicited. COMPANY, t3 Cotton Factors ?1 F.TIPII IH. TKKK. SJLM'L A. HATCHEIU COCHRAN), Mknufaotareri ail kinds of Packing Boxes of Washington Strt. 3SUI la Navy Yard. Celilmr, Sldbui. Lattlae. Fnunlns. trttnaa tm niMMH Cedar Posts, Laths, Shlnalea Door and n. ........ ...p", , J. It. Poston. E. . Meacbam AGENTS. : : rempliiH, Teun. IJOJ5NH Mrfil.ltl.l.iN laiAnin,,. ui.11.. t. n I 8. P. BOWDRE, late with Guy, McClellan 4 Co. FACTORS, tOTTOX EXCHASKILA BHDS OCHHar! k CO R, BURTON & CO. street, Mem phis, Tenn. A. HUNT, C C DELS TAVLOR. Q. W. MACRAE. AND. Lw b. scecrS. HAKH, McClellan A Co. . HORAH, Memphis, Tennessee IIAJ30MS. KTV. LOYD & FRITZ 265 MAIN STREET, COR. COURT JlemphiM. Tenneice. A LARGE LINK OK NEW GOOD Watches, Jewelry, Diamonds and Silverware, French Clocks and Fancy Goods, JOBBKH3 OK ASIERICAN CLOCKS IVBrpalrluc of Watfhen, Jewelry aad STAKCII. ERKENBRECHER'S BonTonStarch Is absolutely odorless, and CHeuilcally Pure. It Is snowtlake white. It Is suaoentlhl of thA hlffhfMtt nn.1 mc.t latlno Polish. It Dossesaea irreater strenetri ot bodT thun nrhpr trade brands. It Is packed In Pound Parcels. Full Weight mm an teed. It costs less money tuan any Starch In the world. It Is manufactu. in the heart or the ematest cereal region ot i- Globe. It Is Sold universally In Amerlmt hifimvn urnl Dealers. Ita annual eonsmnnlton rMifliM TinntT kTUIinn Pounds. Andrew JErltenbreclier CISC1XXATI. tytwllwVr'iWnrrf-Fiiiiwi.t '''Ti.'ss-r, Prwxt GoUon-Picking AS agents for the manufacturers, we offer for sale, at wholesale or retail, and at retluced prices, a large lot of the celebrated PLANTERS EAM LRUS KAOIH and Haebina: for Cotton PlrUr., !: 5.000 yards Sacking, 2rt Inches wlrte.douliisvwldih. R.OOO yards Sacking. 28 Inches wide, double-wtdth. 10.0OO Beady-made Sacks, 3 feet long. 10,000 Beady-made Sucks, 41, teet long. 10.000 Keady-made Sacks, feet long. 1 aeee gooas are very neavy and substantlaL WOKMELEV A fc! O OHM A!C. - Wo. HSH KroH tret. USIJEKTAH Kits e. h. HOLs r. T. W. 3.0LbT. 6. II. KOLfi':' . UNDERTAKERS, SSO Sain, opp. 4 eabody Siolel. ALWAYS ou band, a !arj aascrment of Mfttltle Cases and Caskeia. tvnd Wooden Cofiina. c ererTdeaonptlOD. BT Order bj teiepaph iBoraUy died, mot eaues h1ote.1 C. O. n. JAB. VLAHSHTI J. J. GUUTYAJi Flaherty & Sullivan, UNDERTAKERS. 517 Second Stree.v, ntsr Stonroe "TWALLIC AND WOODKJi BCKIAL CA3K3 Coftln Trimmings. Ordeis by telegraph sent firomptlf WATER-PIPES tHvdrants, Strect-Sioriixklers . Hose, New lots JTust Receiv'd Will te sold and pat ap cheap. - J.W. X. "BROWNE, 258 Second St., opp. Court Square Gas-Pipe, Sewer-Pipe, Driye-WcIL, Bath- tnba Chandeliers, Pumps, etc. COTTON PKESS. CTT. IJIS. IfDAN'L PRATT cotton-gin; OUR OFFICE will not be elsoed darias the prevalence of yellow-fever. Ail orders filled promptly from this eitT, St. Louis or the factory. l-HT'T iIN CO , HI 4 Vront street. Memi.hls L1VKB BEUL'LATUU. WARRANTED! BOWEL AND LIVER REGULATOR To cure more persons than any other medicine. WARRANTED ! DR. HUIVCKK'S Chill and Fever Cure ! To 0011 tain no aloes, arsenic, quinine, poison or mineral. One bottle will cure better and more persons than any other Chill and Few Tonic. Pure as wine, Wtoleaale bT W. N. Wilitou & Co., Memphis. T'ki ad.rlelby th droggtsts. Ask U,em l0,.I)JHul-ee CrUe Practice of Medicine, or 5?Ji SS? !. n? address. Maoe only by EL J. HUL-CKK, 6B., A SONS, 106 East Jefferson street, Iahua-Tlllo, Kentuekr. f J a H ZrsA S h g I e s o 5 5 - " 7r, S 0 o fV.v.: 3 Va ? s. Ari -T? - I s ife-i I.L'l j -ft i- E S-sXltS- --- I ! s 1 i " " -" g- 5 g . 1 ''V ,-f' -----

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