Friday, February 22, 2013

Memphis Today in 1873

Memphis Daily Appeal
February 22, 1873

A special communication of Desoto Lodge No. 299 will be held SUNDAY afternoon, at 1 o'clock, to attend the funeral of our late brother, C.F. Mollitor, at Germantown.  A special train will leave the depot of the Memphis and Charleston railroad at 1 1/2 o'clock, and will return to the city at 5 o'clock.  The members of city lodges, as well as all other Master Masons, are Fraternally invited.  Any friends of the deceased, or his family, are also invited to meet us at the depot, and go out with us to Germantown.
By order of Bun. F. Price, W.M.
R.W. Shelton, Secretary

Notice to Young Men.
The undersigned has discovered a simple and perfect cure for Spermatorrhea or Involuntary Discharges, the only remedy known for that disorder which is daily undermining the health of thousands and sapping the mental and physical strength of the country.  No charge unless a perfect cure is effected.  Office hours 1 to 5 p.m., 6 to 9 p.m.  Patent rights for sale.  Call on or address Dr. John D. Cannon, 111 Adams St.

Notice to Steamboatmen
Captains of steamers are here cautioned about landing their steamers at levee above Jefferson street, as there are steamboat wrecks lying at that portion of the wharf.
fe18    R.W. Lightburne, Wharfmaster

Colonel G.W. Alexander having resigned his position as Business Manager of the Appeal Publishing Company, C.G. Locke has been elected by the stockholders as his successor.  Any contract made by Mr. Locke will be recognized by the Company.

Reception of Governor Brown
The committee of gentlemen appointed to make arrangements for the reception of His Excellency, Governor Brown, are hereby respectfully requested to meet at the Mayo's office at three o'clock this afternoon.  A full attendance is earnestly desired.
John Johnson, Chairman

Spalding & Pope ,Proprietors
P. Short, Treasurer
Engagement for Five Nights and Saturday Matinee of the most accomplished young actress, MISS ADA GRAY.

Residence-Owing to my loss by the late fire at my shop, I wish to sell my residence, at 41 Avery street; house new, with four rooms and hall, side and front porches, basement and kitchen, good well and cistern' title perfect and terms liberal.  Apply to Trezevant & Co., or to H. Lemon, 41 Avery street.

The President has signed the act authorizing and directing the Secretary of the Treasury to cause plans and estimates to be made and a suitable site provided for a public building at Memphis, Tennessee.

Mr. Moffatt, erstwhile Coroner of Shelby county, goes to Raleigh on a sanitary tour.

The Tennessee Legislature adjourned yesterday for our Mardi Gras.

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