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TILE KNOXVILLE WHIG.
Knoxville, Tenn., January 31, 1866.
MEMORIALS FROM IXION
The Condition or the State and the Sen.
tlments of the Rebels.
At a mcetinir of the Union Central Com
niittcc. and the German Union Central
Committee of the State of Tennessee, and
of Union members of the Legislature, on
the M of January. ISM. the following1
memorinls wore read and considered, and
unauimou'-ly approved aud adopted.
A. Loverin'J, Chairman pro few
npw.vHii Mavnaki. Chairman.
ML.V'.'HIAL T THE COMMITTEE ON RECON
STRUCTION. Nasuville, Teiin., Jan. 9, 1800.
fo t t Monufablc Cvrirnrasivml Committer vn Jir
The underMirncd. conbtitutin a large
-najority ol the State Central Committee of
the union party of leunessee, being all
vtho could be probcut. beg leave to commu
nicate to you their views of the present
political and social condition ol their State.
anl their anticipations as to future results
Irom '.bat condition.
Ine vast powers couHircu unon vou. so
vitall- affecting ourselves and our posterity
we feel to be a sufficient warrant for this
liberty on our part. -
Our statistics show that in Hit spring of
IHli, about 10. (100 of the voters or leunes
see made up their minds to adhere to the
flag of their country in spite of the tornado
of treason that swept the State and carried
t into the vortex of rebellion. They con-
tilu'ied Ies than one-third of the voting
population of the State, and far less of its
wealth and political influence. Surrounded
on all sides by rebel population; suffering
very conceivable outrage in person and
property: hanged on the gallows : shot by
an infuriate soldiery ; cast into many pri-soin-;
mercilessly conscripted , and hunted
like wild-beasts and murdered in our places
of . neealiuent ; our numbers have been
reduced but the survivors of us have kept
the vows made upon the altar ol' patriotism
live years ago. .Moiv than twenty-five
thousand of our numbers leaving their
homes and families to be pillaged and
ahusod--traveling through mountains or
i telegraphic orders from the President, and
, the aid of the military, a partial execution,
only, of the laws wan obtained. So defec
I tive was the execution of the law, by the
officers to whom it was intrusted, that the
i Governor was constrained to doclare the
' August election totally void in twenty-nine
: counties of the State. An attempt will be
j made at the present session to pass an amen
ded suffrage law, but it is doubtful whether
'any effectual .disfranchisement can pass,
and still more doubtful whether, if passed,
I it can be executed, even witn tnc presence
of the military; certainly, such a law can
not be executed if the supervising power of
the General Government should be discon
tinued. In short, your memorialists an
ticipate that, at the first general election,
the entire civil and judicial power of the
State must pass into the hands of those who
hare so long oppressed them and wade
actual war upon them. The judicial elec
tion, which is the most important of all
must soon occur.'
By a careful consideration of the passions,
prejudices and designs of those lately in re
bellion, a correct idea of the course they will
pursue when once more installed into power
may be arrived at. Your memorialists aro
not driven to consult tourisU nor correspon
dents for information. They arc all citizens
of the State, some of them arc natives, and
several of them from official position are in
daily intercourse or communication with all
parts of the State, and with citizens of all
parties and classes. They claim to speak
not from heresay or report, but as ici.tp($st$
adnussabie in court.
The predominant feeling of those lately
in rebellion is that of deep seated hatred,
amounting in many cases to a spirit of re
venge toward the white Unionists of the
State, and a haughty contempt for the negro
whom they cannot tolerate as a freeman.
lhe hatred for the white loyalist is intensi
fied by the accusation that he deserted the
South in her extremity, and is therefore a
traitor, and by the efforts to set up a govern
ment of the minority. The spirit of re
venge is called forth by the attempt to dis
franchise them, and by the retaliatory acts
of the returned Union soldiers for wrongs
dyne them during the Avar. The negro is
the Mordccai who constantly reminds them
of their defeat, and of what they call "
just but lout cause,'' and the sight of him, in
the enjoyment of freedom, is a constant
source of irritation.
The tourist would not be apt to detect the
true state ol the Southern temper. Even
the resident observer has to look for it be
neath the surface of insincere protestations
of loyalty. True, the traveler or visitor
might observe a large number of daily reb
el newspapers well sustained while a single
loyal paper is sustained with difficulty; he
might discover that the rebel merchant or
lawyer is full of business and growing rich
while the loyalists either fails or is driven to
pander or dissimulate. And he ma' find
that the rebel chaplain preaches to overflow
ing houses, while the loyal minister is in
truth a missionary in an unfriendly country.
But he will hardly go into the social cir
cle to learn that the Union man is not ad
mitted into S'fiety or into private families;
to find that hatred of the ' Yankees, " ami
contempt for the Government, aro inculca
ted by rebel ministers and teachers; nor will
ho visit the township election to learn that
the bushwhacker and guerrilla can defeat
the most respectable Union man ibr consta
ble or Justice of the Peace; or to the courts.
to learn that the despised ''Lincolnite" fails
to get justice at the hands of the rebel jury,
and that the putting ol a negro on trial is
equivalent to his conviction and sentence to
the maximum penalty of the law. Yet these
and many other manifestations betray to the
resident observer the malignant temper of
the majority of the people.
V party exists in the State which is every
day becoming more and more compact and
powerful, which sympathizes with the men
and principles of the rebellion. It com
mands every agency to operate upon public
opinion. It has five well sustained and ably
edited daily papers in Memphis, four in
Nashville, one in Knoxville, and a weekly
in each of the important villages. Their
pardoned, but talented and still popular
leaders arc with them ; hundreds of rebel
ministers, who glory in having led offinthc
rebellion, and who have been throughout
the war the bloodiest minded men in the
South, are still in the confidence of their
people. All theso appliances, acting in har
mony, mould public sentiments as thej
please. and command a party of over two
thirds of the white men of tho State. Free
from restrictions upon suffrage, they will
probably cast ninety thousand votes in the
It is a s.ad delusion and a dangerous mis
take to suppose that this hatred of loyalty,
contempt for the negro, and alienation from
tho Government, are confined to the politi
cians, or leaders, as they are termed, and
that the common people have been all the
time loyal. It is certainly true that a por
tion of the Southern people went into tho
rebellion reluctantly, and that a few were actually-
forced into it, but it is equally true
that nine-tenths of those who went in reluc
tantly came out the bitterest of rebels.
The process of firing the Southern heart, and
of educating the Southern mind for treason,
had been progressing for many years and
had reached all classes. Long before the
war, the common laborer had learned to
curse the Yankees and Abolitionists, and to
talk about negro equality and his rights in
the Territories. Filled with murderous hate,
they have lbught four years against their
country. They have denounced, and heard
it denounced with every breath. They have
suffered cold, hunger and wounds in an ef
fort to destroy it. They have slain its de
fenders, and seen their comrades fall in the
same cause. The laws of human nature for
bid the idea that they lovo their country.
Indeed, it may well be doubted whetherjthe
capacity for patriotism is not extinguished
in many of them. Your memoralists regret
to say that yet the loyalists of East Ten
nessee, brave and noble as they are, have
not kept pace with the spirit of the nation
in extending civil rights to the negro, and
consequently there exists a want of harmo
ny among ourselves, but they do not doubt
that that patriotic but rural people will
soon take a position worthy their fame.
But in any event, all legislation looking to
the elevation of the freedmen in a moral,
civil, or political point of view, must come
from Congress and not from the State Leg
islature, it may bo that the present body
may pass some favorable laws, probably
they will, but it is easy to see that they will
be swept away by the" next General Assem
bly. Supposing the supervising power of the
General Government withdrawn from Ten
nessee, and assuming that, to some extent at
had by acts of lea$t' tlie rasion prejudice, aud resent
its, were permit- nts f the majority of the people will be
s by night, and hiding in thickets
ly day to evade a pursuing and murderous
iieiiy, escaped to the Federal linos, and
without bounty or other inducements, en
rolled themselves as Union soldiers. They
have returned to their homes from a gallant
and bloody service, to find, in many in
stances, their bouses in ashes, their property
gone and their families abused, insulted
and outraged. And it must be added, that
in many instances these victorious heroes
of the national cause are not permitted to
remain at their homes in peace, or, if per
mitted, they are crippled in business and
politically and socially out-lawed.
The Us'j)s of the great secession majority
of Tennessee may have been changed by
the events of the war. and so may have
been their opinions of their own strength
and of the strength of the Government, but
unkss your memorialists greatly misunder
stand them, their sentiments, sympathies
and passions remain unchanged. They
welcome peace because they are disabled
from making war; they submit because
they can no longer resist ; they accept re
sults they cannot reject, and profess loyalty
because they have a halter around their
necks. They recxjuize the abolition of
tdavcry because they see it before them as
a fact, but they say it was accomplished by
p-oss violations of the Constitution that
the negro is free only in fact, but not in law
or ol right
Less than a year ago the Provisional
Governor, representing the military power
of the President, and recognizing the right
ol the loyal people to -govern the State, set
on ibot a civil government, founded upon
the basis of the loyal population his
tavoi ite policy. The plan of a popular con
cntion and a submission to a popular vote
of the loyal people was adopted, and the
former Constitution and laws were restored
without the institution of slavery. Whether
we regard it as our former State Govern
ment restored, or as a new Government
given to us by the power of the nation is
immaterial, as it has been compelled at
very step to lean upon the strong arm of
the national authority for support, the
action of the convention was submitted to
the ou of the loyal people and by means
of the strong will of the Military Governor
and a rigid test oath, and because the elec
tion .was not recognized by the disloyal, it
was nearly unauimously adopted, securing
over I'O.ooii votes, many of the Union men
being in the rebel lines at the time.
Under the G overnmeut thus adopted, and
by means of the same test oath, a Governor
and Legislature w ere elected, by a general
ticket, on thc".d of March last." The legis
lature assembled in April, and proceeded to
inaugurate the Governor elect, and to elect
State officers, to establish ;l revenue, to
provide for the election of members to Con-:t:--s.
and to legislate in general matters.
-.vLr authority conferred upon him the
f.v Governor appointed a judiciary yro
mul re-organized the entire State
y "tmcni. lut one general election
has u-cii held, and that only for members
of -ivss. -with what result will appear
The ( 'onvcution of February, foreseeing
the inj"'sv;b;i';ty of carrying out the prin
ciple up..!, w'iii, I; they were acting, by keep
ing tin? political power of the State in loyal
namis. n all those who
v.. - neu uieir rignis. were permit-i a , , . ? i i . x. f V.r.
ten to participate in the State Government, renecieu m iut S'u, n is not ttim
Tovidod ibr a formal disfranchisement by Cult to anticipate the true policy and the
upon the first Legislature
power to limit the elective franchise.
So far, the legislation on this subject has
been unsatisfactory taid ineffectual. Indeed
mt-ny of the members arc utterly unequal
to the task, and yielding to the influence,
and dreading the power of numbers, shrink
from its performance. A suffrage law was
pased at the spring bession, the result of
compromise, and doubtful in its terms, easily
evaded and practically defective. By means
of repeated proclamation by the Governor,
character of the civil and judicial adminis
tration which will prevail. It may be safe
Firtt. That so ar as possible, ia Legislation and
the bestowal of patronage, and the management of
all public affair, the late rebels will be the prefer
red class, and that all the acts of the rebel State
government, including the removal and destruction
of the State banks ana St&te Treasury, the disarm
ing and conscripting the people and the impress
ment of their property, and all the acts of rebel of
ficers, soldiers, and guerrillas, will be legalized.
Those who Lata been robbed, wounded, and impris
oned, will go unredressed, while those who Lave in-
LBY GOODS, dc.
Cicted those injuries will be justified in law as they
now are in public sentiments.
Second. As ia evn now the case in many locali
ties, services rendered and wounds received in the
Confederate cause will be passports to preferment,
while to have taken sides with the cause of the Union
will be equivalent to a judgtnent of infamy, forever
consigning tbc offender to obscurity and disgrace.
Third. If the Legislature does not vote thanks
and medals to Southern heroes, and ssite with other
Southern States to pay the Confederate debt, it will
be from foar or policy, and not from want of sym
pathy or desir.
Fourth. As far as possible, restrictions will be
thrown around the negro, and his elevation in the
scale of being discountenanced, if not actually pro-!
hibited; he will be excluded from the courts, from
common schools and probably from all means of ed
ucation from busiaess and privileged occupation-,
and perhaps from the acquisition of property.
Such, we apprehend, will bo some of tho results
of ell knovn laws of the public mind, and it re- j
quires but little speculation to anticipate still far
ther and more ulterior results. It is very juestior.- ,
able whether East Tennessee will submit to a rebel
government. Her people will never tamely succumb
to those who have pursued them like bloodhounds ,
for four years. If she does not resist by force she j
will refuse her revenues, and scorn to send her Eep- ;
resentatives to take scats in a Legislature composed
of rebel officers and guerrilla leaders Union men
will feel that tMy have lost and the rebels won ;
and that their martyrs havo fallen in vain. Even t
now, in many localities, they are crushed by the :
power of numbers and actually afraid l ?peak lik' i
Loyal emigrants will turn aside to more congen
ial parts, and the South will be left to herself t-
resume her former rato of progress. ,
The negroes will be forced to seek an asylum in
other lands, or perhaps they will become a declining
race, relapse into barbarism, and disappear from the '
face of the earth, an event confidently predicted, ami '
in fact hoped for by secessionists.
Your memorialists do not presume to point out
the means of averting the direful results they have i
attempted to foreshadow. They simply ask protec- !
tion. They pry that the Government will not fer- j t ,v ,t(
sake them by withdrawing its direct agency in our
affairs, thereby delivering them to their tormentors. :
Your memorialists will say, however, that they ; -wy, '1TE THE SPECIAL AT-
uesire 10 ue repna.M ... u tlvtios ,.i 'n,,trv jwrbanu miting Km-xvill,
in hnv St.- k
DRUGS AND MEDICINES.
OA 1' STREET,
Oiiosito tlio Fowl. Oillve.
TTAVIXG PUKCI1ASED TI1E EX-, PROSECUTES all kinds of
jL TENSIVE aii'l Fa-hK'Nabif t.Tk-'f
H. r. i. i '1. 1-- l.-iiiui- I" ' C". Ki amu; i Co..
.IAS. H. ARMSTRONG,
W '-nl ! :-i"'rtt'i" inlt'i'in liii.
OLD FRIENDS AND CUSTOMERS,
j iiai l,. i,. !i.'!T. l'1 ' I U 111 ''.4:,u! fcUiuan-
vttorney'atTaw W.W.WOODETJFF'S i DRUGS! DRUGS!! DRUGS!)
i ll-- si.nk v ill ' a.Meil t'j from '1 t' 'lav. 1- Espfe, auiT
il i, h-'cl th-it ti.f ui'it f.iM!'li"u. wH a lhitwol'
', I c ili .1 til' rtv ;ijvl Ihr oiiitrr, ran .' r-l'"'l.
coui: oxe! comi: all ;
UiO VI J. CliiivCOvO ua v o iicv iui itiwu tu'-ii cn 11 iilui ;
by the misfortune of being surrounded by rebels. I tam VTTP TiHY O00DS
And if difficulties should occur hereafter, as is to be j FOREIbN AND POMLbTIC DitX UUU.U&,
feared, in that event they desire to havo a voice in i py CVPTTTCir
the councils of the nation. But if our form of gov-1 vjvy l j... v.
IWUIF; XIWIJK AAV HAJi,
Ladies' ami Gents' Furnishing Goods,
- .i i in i. nr.- 1'up liitM-1 ! Au' tiru nou-
!..- Ka-t. ,.r ni;tW.. t - - !l li-i'i', mil Dr great in1ur-im-nt-.
iJn t- iik a I rial.
nl U STOCK OF
I-, tliu l:ii' -t -r rslui. it,-l iii hiawil.". Vt.n k ill fiu-1 tbe
.t :i---rtri'-nt if
i-wncy com hs.
lint LtIi-Ji .v'IU'M and Tins,
ernment is such, that to admit our representatives to
seats in Congress will compel tho withdrawal of the
supervising control of the national Government over
our internal affairs, thereby insuring tbc ascendem y
of the rebel majority, your memorialists prefer, and
they are sure the loyal people of tho State pref r, to
live in a territorial condition, and even under a mil
From the rebel yoke they pray to be saved. From
such a fate we rely upon the power ot the nation to
rescue us. In behalf of ourselves, in behalf of the
loyalists of the State, of whatever color, and in he
half of our posterity, we appeal to that Government
we love and have served to savo us and them from
the power of those who have inflicted upon u every
We are your, most respectfully,
A. J. Fletmikk,
A. S. Thcrxkvk,
KOJIERT WKfJHl.l l.Ii.
A. W. Hawkins.
K. P. Con e.
A. Loverini., Chairman y.'o km. of Centrul Com
mittee. Choke Tod ax o and Ck;aks. A litrgi' and wl-11
selected stock, at wholesale and ret'iil. ran be I'ound
at King's Old Corner.
decl0-2m J. II. Fesskmkn & Cv
Five Cigars at retail and wboles-ib', .-it Kini; s
Old Corner. de0::m"
United States Claim Agent
Collecting proi.-tTu aHmiied to in till lhe Cu'i(l($ ot '
Za,t It ,,e,,ee. 1 II lilt 4 III' I i 1 1 I
Claims H A Ii M r 1 i i) 1 UIUV
reunon, Boomy, Back Pay. 4c, c, uue me friends of de- '
Government vouchers bought er collected on he best terms.
Informal claims corrected asd collected for horses, forage
and property taken.
Also, oollects pay for negroes enlisted In fhe army belonging
lie has a record of ffie death of all East Tennessee soldiers,
Oik Dime Cioxr. Try il. King's Old Cor
ner. jan2-2m J. II. Fkssenuen Sc Co.
CARPENTER & MUNSON,
General Claim .Agents,
J. B. CARPENTER,
Late Lieutenant and Adjutant 1st Tennessee Artillery,
Lata Lieutenant and Adjutant Elh Tennccc Cavalry.
WOULD RESPECTFULLY INFORM
the cltiaens of EaEt Tennessee that they have nel
an office in
for the purpose of adjusting and collecting all classes of claims
against the Government for supplies taken and inforra?l vouch
ers given, and supplies taken and no receipts given, and for
services rendered. Prompt attention given to settlements of
officers' accounts. Stoppage of pay removed, and certificates
of non-indebtedness obtained for resinged officer?.
Reasonable prices charged.
Vouchers bought or collected at lowest prices.
J0f Office 1st door South of Exchange Bank, Gay street,
PostOffice Box 188. Knoxville, Tcun-
BErtE!iciS Hon. W. G. Brownlow, Gen. A. C. Gillem, Col. E.
C. Houk, Capt. McHeish. sep6t f
War Claim Oilice.
WIYI. A. COCKRILL,
Cor. Main and Gay sts., over Exchange Bank,
WILL colleet'all claims againbt the Government for yiinr
master's and Commissary suppliv", taki-n for the u-e ot
the army, vhtlhrr mtipttd fcr r not.
Pay for Horses, Fencing, Ac., taken r d'-Mn viil, Kill !
Certificates of nou -indebtedness prntuivd fi"Ui the liftvp nt
departments at Washington for rriigwd or discharg' fl "flu r-,
and final settlements made.
Having business connections with most reliable -ut s in
Washington, I am prepared to proeccute all claims requirinc
Tiractical knowledge and faithful care. p-''dily and on n a"ii-
. . . ' AI" I ill 1 I' I 1
1. O. Box 1M. augiitf
Attorney at Law.
VM. COt KKI1.I..
Knoxville, T' lin.
lu UN . MCItl'i'i'H,
Attoriii' at Law.
NETHERLAND & MURDOCH,
GENERAL CLAIM AGENTS,
P. O. Address, Box 371.
Prosecnte and Collect Claims against the
United States, of all Classes.
Speaial attention given to Claims agaiusi the i.'uarM at i-1' i
tfii CWimissary General-!" Department, fr arti l or -up-plis
tukn or furniehed lor the use "f the army.
Pensions, Back Pay, Bounties and
Oflet n Main Street, next dour to L'n'wu Bunk.
Hriss 10 Ilon.Th..". A. 11. Xel-on. Col. V. T. -mrl. -, .1
W. Pattenon, E-j., and the inrmt.rrs of tli- Knox county
Bar fnerally. o.-tlMl
ACCREDITED CLAIM AGENT
STATE OF TENNESSEE.
HAVING BEEN APPOINTED CLAIM
A6LNT for the State of Tennes, by His Kxr"ll.'ii-y,
TTio. i. Brownlow, Governor, I most respectfully tender my
kirri'l to the people of Tenne"ee f"r the coloti' n i f all
elaiJDS da thtio from the I nitcd Mate", prow injt out ut Hi
late rebellion betoro iy of the Drpartnif -nt' ft V'a'liint - n,
er before the Cottrt of Claim. Addree
A. M. lll"GIit.
Chiiin Ajont for Tenni .
iUM Wachington Cit j .
MEDICAL. ' "
f TI.'IMMl.Nt.s ,, ALL DLSCIIIPTIONS.
j Ladies lL.ts, Tttrbics, Hiding Caps,
MANTILLAS, i .ve.
JlLIiS OCIIS CO.,
l 'I I o I at Hk . 4 f'i' BAZ.lAlt.
i'.a '-( t, in xt il"i- to Ococo Hank.
.-. ii Knexiille, T-un.
Hcvr and Splendid Stock
Spring SuniiiK-r Dry Goods!
Kami's !t AViltlw.,
tii'.y Mreci, Jinoxvilic, T.'UiiCbct',
HAVi: J US T L'ECEIYED AND OPEN
KD a supcrli r stock of new and fashionable
SriUNG AND SUMMER GOODS!
Consisting of La-lies' Drir-i tionds, Seady-Made Clothing of
every variety, Hati', Caps, lioi'U, Shoes, Notions, 4c, 4c, all of
which tin y will dispose of at a reasonable profit. We invite
the pui'lie generally to 'all and examine onr stock before pur
chasing ehewhere. mlStf KAMES ft WILDS.
V. iiaimm-. ' 'loss.
V31. IIAiJISl!- CO.,
U i.c !! ,n;.l I'o tail 1 .1 !! - ill
DRY GOODS, CLOTHING,
SHOES, BOOTS, HATS, CAPS,
1-Iosiory, Notions, etc.,
Gay Si root, 2 Poors Sorth of Cumberland,
1LEAK ,1K A CALL. Ol'fJiitf
THE LADIES' BAZAAR.
On Gay Street, next door to Ocoee Bank,
The iim -t i -t.il li -in- hi tv r opened in tin' city.
Kor the ! -t i tni' of
Ladies' Furmshishing Goods,
The l.ii'M -lock of
1 1 OS I ERY,
V H I T E a O O T) s,
EMIKOUKKIES; SILKST MANTILLAS,
fShav, I?. Saques ;hhI Circular),
A -r u ii'l a--ilui' t;t "f
L.iUEs, .V.W.-V, AND CHILDREN
Kv i v
i ti' ! i im-'-tod with 11 i'nt-i las l'ry il
iihv.iv on 1 1 : ti . I in hirj."o vnri, tw
.. if n.'t lower, tiriM at eiiv other ,t.illi-liTU nt
this -i lv of NeW Yoiii.
t- I nil . t!
I'coeo Uai.k. f- r i
Ll W I ' I' 11'.
-i.ional le -ir.-l cheap goods.
.t door to
B. TAPA.OCK, M. P..
DR. A. B. TADLOCK,
CUKGEON AND PHYSICIAN,
O Oi tv l Gay ttrec t, tlir. door; South of Main -ti !
jaulOtf A'.Vt'A MILV. TF?.
.1 1 -K I ' I! I'WII-. I.SAMIKLS
NEW FIK3I OF
L. DAVID & CO.,
Il.iNeej-. ii-! a lare aii l II - let tcjio, k ol
1 ail doeiii'lioii-. Ai-oa pi. J a-sortment of
II i; A I Y - 31 A I) E C I. T II I ti,
Slii-S lloi t-, ilai-, ' i-, Ti-uuk-, aud a large a"ortiueiit of
CENT'S rCPNlSlUNC GOODS.
1 hdiikfu! for th-'p.itroiiiiie e.t- n hd to u iluriiiii the past
jvar. we r-i'i-i nu'ly -olicit a contimiaiir. vf the ani, at the
Ii"w store iiU'h r Hawscy's 11. ill.
The att-'Utioii ol t'ouuliy r-tui ---keepers is called to our stock
1 i.'oo'l-. v hi.-li villi 1- idd totli-ir advantage. Call and e.
auiine ot;r -t"i K aiol pn'-, t,..f.r- piirehnsiu els-wh-re.
a I--;: E. SAML'ELS.
who have died belonging to the Union army. lie desires to see
all persons who drew a pension at the breaking out of the rebel
lion who have been loyal ; when the soldier died leaving a wid
ow, she is entitled, if no widow, the children, if no children, the
father, if no father, the mother. 4c. The fees in this clae of
cases is five dollars, and one dollar and fifty etn for each cer
tificate. He refers to Gen. S. P. Carter, Dr. Brownlow, Cols. John Wil
liams, John Baiter, 0. P. Temple, Sara'l R. Bodgers and Judge
Offlce in basement story of the Court House. mayl4tf
I. . rKonHi;iii.r. v i ciimru..
TEOWERIDGE & CALDWELL,
ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELLORS
Xl AT T.AM ,
KNOX villi:, tenn.
ee- (tti, . m rear of the Court Houv. mS-ly
O. P. TEMPLE,
TTORNEY AT LAW,
KNOX YILLE,. TENNESSEE.
HL't i:iiL'. 1. 1 :. -tior-i , r V in. i;. Brownlow. janD'tt
Attorney at Law,
pOLLECTS ALL CLASSES OP PPJ-
VATE and Govrrnment claims. Kefi-rs by perm!Mn to
Hon. eretary Mnntnn. Gov. Brownlow. .Iiulg," Campbell, Su
preme Court of Michigan, and Mnj. tlen. Win. B. HaJen.
J. S. MATTHEWS,
.A. 1 1 o r n e y at L sx av,
WILL practice in the cotrU of McMlnn and adjoining
counties, and in the Supreme and Federal courts at
Knoxville. ang9 ly
SM OF THE BLUE PLOW,
Centre Stoi e, Colhn Bloek, j
Guy Street, !
Ko villi:. TKSS.,
WM. H. OWEN,
LifK col. q. m. u.
COKlVI, OWEN V HIIiSOA,
J"ILTSTi., CjltVlNT i FIXA'ELL,
Attorneys & Counsellors at-Law,
AND SOLICITOUS 01 CLAIMS,
Office, '222 F Stretl, near Treasury Building,
stiiUTy, i. c.
Will practice in the Sapreme Court of the United States, the
Court of Claims, and the Courts of the District of Columbia.
Particular tittrntion given to CLAIMS iml
VSl'AltTMEA'T BUMS ESS.
OFFICERS' ACCOUNTS ADJUSTED. aug23tf
.TlJfSTrf? T. 3IcCAITY,
Attorney & Counsellor at Law,
.VA!SIII.liTO., J. t'.
VILL GIVE PROMPT ATTENTION
' to tho prosecution of Claims before tin- Court of
I lainir". and the ariotis Ev-cutivr Department.
Jitrrits t. Honoral.Ies II. M. Hire, M. S. Latham. Jeremiah
S. Black. I. A. Mr..naa. Alex. Kaniev, I". S Senators, Wni.
Kellop. lioheri .1. V alker. it. V. limnier. W. A. Hall. Wui.
W indom. J. It. S. Todd. M uil.-rs of CoiiKrvss; Wm. B. Mar
lay, N. Y. f.. ll. cker. Minn.. Cliarle. Hut-lie., N. Y., It. J.
llaldt-man, Eo., I'a.,CoI. i;. W. Ewing, Iioh novl-Km
t:. lay smith.
r. w ilio.
Attorne jSixCounsellors at Law,
OFFICE t). MADISON STREET.
11, t . m th and th.
- . .
"llflLX. 1 lactic-- in the I iicnit 'omt. Court of App.al
y Federal and Supremo Courts of the United Stater.
W- Claims of every rhnrnrtor promptly attended to.
During tho winter.'.Mr. Wilcox will by found at lh ofh, r in
CoTington. Mr. Smith wit attend m l-iiiii in Wn-iiin-tou
NATIONAL CLAIM AGENCY.
DAM ELS V SHEKWOOl),
Alilitarv and Xaval Agents,
28 President's Square,
Next lio-T t.. Jcn. A ttgur Ilca-uarti'h,
H ASHING TON, D. C.
WE APE PKOSECUTING CLAIMS
against the I nitcd State- government for property ta
ken or destroyed by the army. We collect or purchav all
kinds of yiiarteiuiafter 8 Voucher-.
We settle Officer' Account, remove Mopi.au of Pay, cul
bct Claims for Horf in the Service. Wr alro obtain
Pensions, collect lla.-k Pay, Bounty and Vriiv Money. We
require no advauce tt-, aud make no charge exet.pt we suc
ceed. Local Agent throughout the country will find it to
their advantage to corrvpond with u..
J. DANIELS, . I.. SHEUWui.D.
Late Captain U. N V. Late l. M. U. S. V.
llri i wfnci.s. lion. -Alex. Ii,iin y. U. S. Senator fromMin..
Hon. K. Y.. Ft nton, Governor of 'uw York. Hon. Ii. V.
Whalov, M. C. from Western Virginia, Major-io-neral Pop".
ALrx. . Kl! 41' I.I i . ns u. I t C1'1 .
BRADLEY & FEABODY,
A TTOPNEYS AND COUNSELLORS
-A. AT LAW,
T. O. Bos, 11-18. NASHVILLE, TENN.
Will ,;ive -..ulatttuti'-n t-n iaiui tor I'cnsion, Hack
Fay, Horse S'ol.th-r loper'y l..-t in the Init-d Mates
Mr. Bih'II-j 6 f. im-r expirieu-, whil-' , iia'ied in the 1. s.
TREASURV DEPARTMENT in aJju-ting claiuie, aud Mr.
IVabody'iM--- ont '-nneitioti ith the PEN'sl.X OFFICE ns
an eiamiuer of cKim-foi th" p;t tno r-ar, injure a tho
rough knowledge of th- I i". Hub -and Pri- tin-, governiiigin
the Depai tnient-,
KEFEhi:Sf. l' l-y . xj-ie-5 h. tni..ivu ; t hi-1 Justice Chase.
Senator Feendeji, lion. Jo,. II . Barrett, Cituiniinner of
Pcnion, Wa-hiiitoii, I. C.. '-'ov. Broiilon Hon. Horace
Mayuard, Hon. .Mm Trimble, Na-hville, Tenn. iiiiilij-3m
IfLIvMlNG - HKOOKS,
The liioU-i -li-o-l io,- flii- t.i --utere-l into partnerhip in
the praeti-eot I.a, in tin State and I rdialfVnm for E-t
I'rnrr-S.eith-w--t -i n 1 of tie- coiii t-hoii. , tir-t floor,
lieeeniber lM. ImV.. .IM. M: KI.EMIM;,
janb'tf E. J. BKWKS.
W R. CORNELIUS,
Dealer in all kinds of
METAL1C AND ZINC BURIAL CASES,
General Funeral Undertaker.
Principal office and rooms:
Basement opposite the "Bell House,"
On Main street, Knoxville.
Embalming- the Dead,
Bt J. B. MCCAFFREY, Embahning Surgeon.
Wooden CoIEih of all kind-, constantly on hand.
Persons at a distance wishiDg information in reference to the
AS J 1ST OPENED A SEW STOCK OF HAKl-
WARE, consisting of
AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS. Ac.
dead, can get it by addressing
ALL .SIZKS OF
DR. JAMES RODGERS,
Gay St., bet. Cumberland and Church.
Wholesale nd Retail Dealer In
AND VARNISHES !
A large Stock of
WHITE LEAD, ZINC, LINSEED OIL, CARBON
OIL, CASTOR OIL, OLIVE OIL, LARD
OIL. TANNER'S OIL.
Also, a large Stock of I
: Pain'. Marking:. Varnish, Whitewash, Hair ni Tooth.
AT WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.
! In'lio. Corpora. Amato, Logwom! chipped nni eifrnct,
Ma.l.ler, Blue VitroiT, Cud Bar.
OF EVERY STYLE AND SIZE.
Trusscf, Cuppiny ti lapses,
j Brace?. Brca.'t Tamps,
til:i.is and Rubber Svringpsi, Cork Sere".
7 by to IS hy 21.
WIlMIJIlW I T I f A iSrS I I ! Sti pen larv Bandages. Lano,
I LWOIILX. EXTRACTS.
! Pine Apple, Raspberry,
' Vanilla. tiinger,
; Orange, Sarfaparilla.
PURE WINES AND LlttUORS,
F'or Medicinal purposes,
j Fri-ncb Bramly, Sparkling Cataba Wine.
: Cataba " Bell's Whiskey,
! Cognac " Pure Old Bourbon,
: Blackberry Wine, Hostetter'j Bitter?,
will be supplied with
AND ALL IMPLEMENTS
in their line at manufacturer's prire?.
I hnve just received a large Ftx k of
Which 1 will eell at manufacturers priies, compris
ing the following valuable machines
Buckeye Mower and Reaper Com
bined, Unekcyc Mower Senior.
Huekej e Mower Junior,
Malaga " Drake's
Port " Bull's "
Sherry " Old Tom Oin.
PIlLS! 1ML.L.S!! PII.I.S!!!
Jaynes', Dr. Leo's,
Phalon's Night Blooming Cereus, Odor of opening Flowers,
Lnbin's Jockey Club, " Wild "
" Patchouly, ' Roses,
' Geranium. X. Basin's queen of flower ext.
" Sweet Briar, Burnett's Orient! Tooth Wash
Van Butkirk's fragrant sczodont, for preserving tn Teeth.
Aycr's Sarsaparil!a, Jaynes' Carminative,
Cherry Pectoral. Dr. Wm. Hall's Balsam.
" Ague Cure, Whituotnb's Asthma Remedy
Jayntr" Alterative. Brown Jamaica (linger.
Dr. Wistar's Balaam Wild Cherry,
Ileliiihol.U'i" Fluid Extract of Buchu, Ac, ,te.
Nerve and Bone.
I'r. Joim Bull's Worm C.mdv, Mrs. WiLiiw'. poothinir
Vletor" CUlie MillN, 2 pl.e!. ' sJ'rul- ,- K- lieiief. Frey's Vermifuge, Fahnstock
i Vermifuge, McLaiuV Vermifuge, Lyon's Katbarou,
Cooli Copper Evaporator, ! Wood's Hair Restorative, tindfrev's Cordial, Whitney's
i Liiiuid Opadeldoc, Brown's Brocbial Troches and Laca
i like: Barnett's Coc-ine. Kallistun, and Ca.-torinc. Pain
Western Corn Slieller, 2 sizes.
SanTord's .Straw Cutter,
Kentucky Cider Mills.
The farmers of Eat Teanessee are ottered a new
opportunity to obtain these machines at less price
than they can be furnished next season, n the Gov
ernment -ive FKEK THANSrORTATION.
FIVE BARRELS COAL OIL
in store and for sale, at wholesale and retail.
Killer, tJargling Oil, Ac.
PRESCRIPTIONS A CCURA TEL V PREPARED.
J??T Dr. R. can be consulted professionally at the
1 Drug Store during business hours, and at his re.-idcnce.
l corner ot Cumberland and Locust Sreets, at other hours.
when not professionally absent. aug tf
NEW DRUG STORE!
S. I). 311 Id JELL & CO,
One d. or South of the Port Offic
Bladk Snake Grasa Scythes.
Dutch Crass Scythe1-.
Patent Snaths and Cradle'
STEEL PLOWS & CULTIVATORS.
CAST PLOWS & CULTIVATORS.
The attention of Housekeepers is called to
this great Labor-Saving Machine.
IIU ITSEK EE TEES' GOODS,
of every tlescrii'ticn.
WOODEN WAIIE. &c, &v., :c.
HUBS, SHAFTS, FELLOES,
Buggy &nd Wagon Tire Iron.
COOPEKS HOOP IKON.
Ii OX V ILL E, T EA X ESS EE,
AVE J I ST KECKIVED Jt LAROE ASSORT
Drugs, Mt'diciues, Dye Stuffs,
WINDOW GLASS, &c,
PnfcWincs and Liquors',
for medicinal purpoe.
Bazin's "White Pond Lilly Extract,
Bazin's (fueen of Elower,
Bazin's Amber Iiair Oil,
Basin's Fond Lilly Pomade.
PHALON'S NIGHT BLOOMING CEREUS.
A. fine nrtment ff
FANCY S O A. I S.
A pood aortuient of HAIR, TOOTH, NAIL 'i
Horse and Mule Shoes
Can be furnished cheaper than you can buy
iron to make them.
POWDKli, CAPS, SHOT,
"dffrey, Agent at Knox-
JOHN W. PAXTON, M. D.,
RESPECTFULLY OFFEPvS HIS Pro
FESSIOXAL SERVICES to the citiz-r.s of Know ill -and
ricinity. Dr. Paxton returns his incerv thanks t hi
patrons, and hoprs to merit a cuutinuance of th e;'.inc. .
KrslDFNCK on Church Street, in the hcun? furmcrl.v occiij .- 1
ly Mr. M. Nel-Kju, nearly opposite the- rtiduce ''t' the- lntc
Judjre Alexander, where he can N? lonmt. nnl- prof- --!"till
aWnt. Order left at the buiu-s hoirv- of Mr. W. II. Lii
lard, will te promptly attended to. cov. '- ni
IVIATALIC BURIAL CASES.
; T RESPECTFULLY INFORM MY CUS
J. TOMEKS, that I have r-.-.-ji.-.I raws of ti,.. i,tst and '-est
i t'le. which 1 will wil r-a-fHinM.-. I al- k p a II"ari". I
' shop wer-t -uil of CuriiU-rluud tr-t. !
u.jvl -Jru .-. XtWJIAN. :
A'-nir itely romjoundd at 1"W rste1 from thj he?'
Chemicals, Tinctures and Drug.
'Wholesale unci Jtetail.
THE STEAMER CHEROKEE.
WM. C. II EN EG AR, retain.
FRANK A. RAW3SEY.
(Late of KuoxviUc.)
No. 5 Adams Street,
i2tf 5IE.HPII1S, TENS.
t'tfl.-t- (.1 VI "M. MTr.KINTEM-F.M . ")
N ,.-,('. M- N. iM' N. W. ltAttr.OAt.-.
N:-hiil-, T' tm., ti,-t. vth, lc'.,"'.
ON :!.. i U' - lav. '.t. 1". l-.f.'., aiol until fnrtli'-r no
li. , iv.-ncrf I i i ::- will ten a follows :
N - Ii V I i . KK AMI CHATTANOOtJA LINE.
I.r .- N.il.vi"il- f -r l.atianno?;!. aud all poti:t otith at
' VtrVtila'Jtt'Vri,, .,. m. Arrh, at rPHE XEAV AND LIC1IT IRAKT STEAMER !
Na-hwll- at v. m. . . I CH F.KOK EE, T" Tom Burden, will run between Chatta- !
h: H !.! -ti!';: it" u, ; .im .aiiu!e at o: l" r. m., ; coo?a and Knoxulie ; KDosvuio ana I'aiutrmge ; KnosTtllc
;,rrive ft helhvv;!l-' nt r. "
K-tm-niii, 1.---.V-- h-!l'.vvii!e at
and Kotrer-villc ; KnoxTille and MeOliee's Ferrv. on Little
a . m., arriM- at .'-jj I Tennessee Ktver. and trom t natt.tnooga to
W. R. SEVIER, 3X.
Office, Wt side of Broadway, 2d door below 3d it.
Jj23-tf Oinoinnati, 0b"o.
NASliVU.l.E AND NORTHWESTERN LINE.
L-.-avv. ill. -f or JohiiMJiiville, aud all point" West and
Northwest, at r. "4., arrive at JohnsouTille at 11 r. m.
Uetuniinc Leave Johnunille 1:5!J a. m., arrive at Xa.--h-villc
at C: Vi a. M.
Trains on and X. W. Railroads conneet at Johnsonville
with rirt c!jk line of St.-am-rs fr radncah, Cairo and St
Trains top at all int'-rnudiat points.
WM. P. ISKES, Gon'l Snp t
.l.- Mf N. i C. and S. 4 S. W. Railroads.
Kiver. up Clinch Rivtr, Hiwas-ee, Emory, Srail Creek. Soddv.
aud all other tributaries above Muscle Shoal". For passag
and freight, apply on board, or to Messrs. Kennedy & Bro., on
Main Street, Knoxville, and Fisher Lowe, Chattanooga,
TAX PAYERS ! !
WE HATE A FEW HUXDKED
dollars of KnoxTllIa City Coupons for sale.
rtoTKttf JOS. K. MITCHELL C
j Jiagf Kemeniber the placp,
; Centre Store, Coffin Block.
NEW GUN STORE.
WE ARE SOW RECEIVING A LARGE
' Steik of
oi all sizes and Prices,
Belts and Holsters,
Which we offer at the 7urat prices,
STACY, MANKER 4 CO.,
Corner of Gay and Cumberland Streets,
novfctf Tnder the Lamar Hou.
terrv, on Little ti.,j.
Month of Powell s ,der,
&noi ana caps.
of all sizes,
Game Bags, Sac-
tf Remember, w sell at th lowest rate?
Drugs, Chemicals, Wines, Liquors, Fer
fumeries, Toilet Articles,
&c &c, &c.
S. D. MITCHELL A C o.,
m22-tf Oxr Street, Ksoxvillei, Tbs.
B. I. STEI'IIE.10.'. w. H. PAB"W.
STEPHENSON & DARROW,
iiic-cn to K. I-B. Tinjn-y A V
Main Street, Opposite the Court House,
WOULD RESPECTFULLY INFORM
the citizen of Knoxville aud Ea-t Teunevtf, tkat th-y
are now in r- eipt of a New anJ Fr-'h f-tork of
Drugs and Medicines,
AIo k - p vn haDdn
ami SPIRITS TURPENTINE,
lu mi) unautitie. .We bT How A Stevens' abd J. H. Heed
! CELEBRATED DOMESTIC DYES
W hich weunVr to the public generally.
! t..l . .. . . I li I..-- . ..i l J.K1I t. .Innt
.it iv IUIH7, i ii,pi iiiz. u. . n i' i n imn m.- " . . .v .
call bWorebuTtni; elsewhere. ao'lisi
TRANCI8 X. SUIKX.
1JILUW B. vauux.
HAif H. TATLOB.
SUIRE, ECKSTEIN & CO.,
Northwert corner th & Tine Sti,
uprilMf CMnlcnnatl, Ohio