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iOF ESS lOZLST.A.L.
i )KNEY AT LAW AND COLLECT
Bristol, Va. & Tens.
,'L practice ia tlio Courts of PaUivan,
nglon. Carter, Grceu and Hawkins
ies, Tcuuesfte,autl Washington Couu
rginia. r Prompt at tention will bo given to all
i-ss iu trusted to aim.
'0 wc-t end Nicklcs House.
1. It, 1SCH, tf
CHARTeS J. ST. JOHfiT"
acy at Law and Collecting Agent,
ILL attend promptly to all busing
entrusted to him in tipper 1'us . Tea
(. auj; 14, 18HH, tf.
3EADERICK & DEADERICKS,
QRNEYS AT LAW ADD SOLICI
TOUS IN CHAK0EET.
DEADKR1CK, Knoxvlllo, Tcnn., or
. DEADEIUCK, Wountvillo, Teun.
DEADEIUUK, Bristol, Tcnn.
X butiucse intrusted to tlieir enre will
be promptly attended to. Clnims col
' iu any part of uppor East Tcnues-augll-y
HARLES R. VANCE
ney at Law and Solicitor in Chancery,
SSTILLVILLE, KCUTT CO., VA. '
IV KG recently removed from Bristol,
. 1'enu., and located himself, pcrnia
, at Eatillville, 8cott comity Va., will
Hoe in the several Court in the conn
ttf Lee, Scott, Russell, Wise and Wash
' , ', Va.
.A. l'rompt attcntiou given to collec'
'v . i the aliove named oouuties. Coin-
, ht.na will hereafter bo addressed to
: ii bovo. augJltf
iney at Law and Collecting Agent,
J 'ill rrnctico In the Circuit Courts of
Vif, wkiu, WashuiBton and Sullivan
.f, an Jin the Federal court at Knox-
md will attend promptly to all bus!
mtrnsteil to his care, including the
iivHofCluimt against the (lovcrnmeiit
aug 11 1808
k .T "pt "xkt nn-n
TORNEY AT EAW,
riLL PRACTICE IN THE C(l'RT3
f VVai.hinfi.m, Kcutt.'aud Lel;t3)iTii-'
.Va., nud Sullivan and Washinif ton,
. I urticulur attention pmJ to fuses
mkruptvy and the tollectinn of Claims
'.OQce West end Nickels Ilouso.j
aug 14 m
H. M- i OLSOM, I
raey nt Law and Collecting Agent,
'.Utli, 1808, tf
DH.OWN. H. J. KlRKl'ATHICK
EBOWN & KIRKPATRiCK,
.i'ES BOUOU Gil, TOSKSSEE.
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JOSEPH T. CAMPBELL,
TrORNEY AT LAW,
'tACTICES reular'y in tho Courts of
vasliington, btmth, Ktissell niul cott
nti'S, iu the ('ircuit Court of Leet.ouu
;id the listrict Court at Ahingdoii.
.y J4, lttiiS. (iui
' . .VcLlX, (). O. KINO,
'.litibtol, T01111. Bluuutvitlti, Ttuu
McLIX P jusa,
ontiya at Law & Solicitors in Chancery
"ILL rivo their attention to giuh ousi
. in t.iHV bo voinmittt'd to their care.
'.ir.'i'c.j in ,Souih- West Viniima mi J
..; Tinn-mce Alt nihil to l'rowptiy.
V. 11, ISIitl.
Y3?,K & FULKERSON.
TIORNEYS AT LAW,
Will n-actieo in the Court i of W ai-hinaton
-ill. ISouit and l.ee counties. DFUldi,
Liuciiitir building. ting 11 y
LUVC. N. M. TAY1.0U.
Julmsinfs Depot, Tin. lliistul, Tenn.
LiVK & TAYLOR,
Mm 6ii at Law aud Collecting Agents
'!'- ::) HtiriMiyn raid to a!l 1'H
iti-. Kciiieui iii lUwkiiiH, tlreeiie, Wash.
.'"U,VtiT, Johnson aud Culliiau couir
i.i;:dr"".'Uiio.isoe; and Wa; hiii!i'" cjun
4'lfOlLNliSf AT LAW,
,MLI. inactive iu the Courts of Teiino
f-'&iu uut Virginia. cpeciul attention
ml I.,ih in Haiikiiintcv. t'tlice west
INu-kc i' House. Aug.H li"" tf
? TO THE PUBLIC GENERALLY.
I Us. 'i'MPl.ETON & t'Alt'lKI!. having
' VJ I'eviuiientlv lueated III Hristol, Jeini
I'Uld rc-n'cUullv announce to the imblio
' uri.illv ilmt Ihev uio now prepnieU
( .11.., ,1, U iu t. inns, without Hie
e of tlu lo;i.i Tln'v Imvo ill tlioir hmi'
remedv hich has been used surenHuJly
. hunditiset' ciites, and having a
1 iuh kuo Idlce of Medicine, none net-
ar to tlifiiisidws under ll,e:fr cre
, i luai.eut. Tjity will ulo giv I'M
, .-uliir ai -utiou to '
Dl EA.-'ES OF THE EVES,!
'. uh as SiiUmiiiiss, (erofc-yes. ) 3'tety
inn Cudi'iet, t'lii'oliio lut'.umiitioiis, io.
'y jrsniis Vnitig to phieo tin mn d uidt'r
j ir ti euti, m tan proeura boiird n 4 ir
ouutftiw j.i iee, or. if thty q it.No
ill HMtl mui tl.eii bonus. All fiiu.
moons J umptlv answered. ( j
. lires 'EilPLETON CAUTlR,
I lo, liristol, Jeiuit
tOffiii a U Lanuuter Em
iiuj; 1 1 Jm
DR. WM. 17. VAfCE,
LATE of Kinsport, rcsi in liristol.
lie will attend to pr 1' iional calls
from town and country, f
OFFICE, in Kinn'a Block 8pt door on
the right up btaiis. si? I4. -y
H3" Visit Bristol every Fridn
uriiay Olliio tm Main Street,
west of hiiNot a Dru etoro.
BrT., Viaits'Mariuu every etli
aud Medncsdiy. OlHce at Xlnj.T
1'. 14, IBif. Jy
DR. JOlIK KtYS, M.D. D.D.S.
AOUADUyJ'E in both Medicine and
Deiitisti'y.l'ul who dovotcs Ida time ex
clusively to Dciiistry, will bo fuuml nt his
ollicc, at all 11114.4, except when prolc.isiou-
lly absent, t
lie will visit! Iilountvillo on Mommy or
each Court weel4 He will also lie at Juuei.
villo, Lee county :at the Circuit Court.
Dr. H. Tfl. Grant.
nAVINtl just lMurucd from llaltimore,
will visit Liiflol ou Friday and Sat
urday of each wce
Ullice next door t Elisor s Pmg Store,
aug Ulf )
NEWS OF THE WEEK.
Much tou fusion. csiKtcd during tbo
last few iayg of Ouugrcsg, Moiubcrs
wore anxiots to get to their homes and
join iu the 1'rCHidcottiil campaign. The
Army bill (arming tbo Southern no
grocs) was tilled by' being referred to
Tbo bill tor tho moro speedy reor
ganization (f Virginia, -Mississippi and
leiai pa.Hiea the House, but was
tabled in tio Senate. This bill, tbo
most revolutionary mcaeuro ever at'
Idmptcd, wq'ilJ bavo deprived tbo citi
Zeus 01 these turco states ot a voice iu
tbo choice of tho next President. Had
auy citizen dared, or even otfered, to
havo voted, be wbuld havo been fined
81,000 aud imprisoucd. Under this
bill George Washington himself would
bo Cued 1,000 and cast iuto a duugcon
Wirra hi liffl?" atift-ilfired to"tatra 'Tifsf
voice in the btlcction or an Executive j
officer of tbo government which he had
founded. ' ' :
Tho Tariff bill wa3 not passed. The
Senate reconsidered tho confirmation of
Win. Selden, assessor for the second
district of Virginia, and rejected him.
Gen .llosencrans wag coDtirnicd Miu
ister to Metieo. Iioth Houses adjourn
ed to tncot at noon on tho third day of
September. Tho President has called a
special 'sosaiou of tbo Senate, with a
view to tilling certain vacant offices.
Tho Chinese legation took formal
lcavo of tho President on tho2th ult.
Mr. Seward lias formally proclaimed
tho ratification of tho 11th Article to
Tho Commissioner of Internal Itevo-
uuo has given notice that spirits iuu be
withdrawn from bond on the payment
of fifty cents per gallon, iu liou of he
f 2.00 tax on the gallou heretofore fo
fiuircd. All distilleries must be elocd
uutil tho distillers havo given bonds ilud
complieti with the law iu every rcsptlet.
The Statu Department has issued to
thn Eiissimi Minister a Treasury clack
for $7,200,000 in gold, as payment for
Tbo Post Office llepurt for the year
1808 shows a largo deficiency.
Tbo stock iu tho National Lifu In
surance Con: puny has ull been taken ly
capitalists, beaded by Jay Cooke, and
they propose runuitig it iu conuectiou
w ith the National ISuiiiu.
PrcstJeut Johnson tendered Governor
Cox, of Ohio, tho Cotutuissionership of
Internal Revenue, but Cox declines
A cau-ms of Republican Congress.
uieu was LclJ iu Washingtou, provious
to returnitg to their boning, at wbicl;
member ol tictieral Urania stall was
present. 'bo proposition was discussed
and approve of laving tho electoral
vote uf tlw Southern States cast by
their respettivo Lt gislatures. This was
the iiiutiuer iu which South Carcliua
east her electoral vote previous to the
lato war. ti'heu tlio Republii uua ;iio
nouueed it a violation of llcuiocratic
priueiples. This pioposition clearly in.
dieatos lie tateutiouof the Republicans
to carry tlio Southern States by fraud,
Violence, and, if necessary, force ef aims.
Iu Virginia little Las transpired of a
political nature. Tbo elljrt uf a jew
Radicals t) obtain on election has Km
Jel'catcd ly Radicals of greater 'lllu-
enee, lu) fiarcd to rk an el
Vigiitid, tho city tax collector' for
Richmond, has been removed by
Stotietnan, on tho petition, uf a
number of citizens.
Gov. Rrownlow, after seeking in vain
to obtain troops from Gen. Thomas, to
incito riot, influence Northern voters,
overawe tho Conservatives aud carry the
State for Grant, convened the Lerrisla-
turo in extra session, and asks that the
militia bo called out to provent tho Ku-
Klux Klan front; overthrowing the
Stato government. Ho also alludes
to the tiuauces of the State, and ntks the
Legislature to ''ferret out the foul
conspiracy which defeated tho
moot of the July interest.
lie further advises the erection of a
branch penitentiary in tho eastern part
of the State. Wo sincerely hope the
Legislature will comply with this re
quest, as tho Radical element will give
it a goo.d local patronago.
He refuses to recommend tho exten
sion of the, franchise
From Georgia comes tho news of a
triumph. Hill und Miller, two Conser
vatives; bavo been elected United States
Senators over Joo Rrow n and Foster
Rlodgett. Georgia shows signs of con.
scrvatism. Tho negroes are joining
Seymour and Rlair clubs by tho thcus.
and. The same cood tidines come from
Mississippi aud Alabama. Tho gover.
nor of Alabama, in strange contrast
with Rrdwnlow, recommended the re.
moval of all political disabilities.
Rcvordy Johnson, Minister to Eng.
laud, sailed from I3altimore on the 1st
of August. Mrs. Lincoln was to have
accompanied bim, but was too ill.
Read, tbo detective sent from Wash
ington to look up the case "of tho Golum
bus prisoners charged with the murder
of Ashburn, declares that Howard, of
tho FrcCdracu's Bureau, was mover and
instigator " of the charges against men,
whom he knew wero innocent, for poll
tieal purposes solely, and that General
Meade Was Aparliefj crimihis."
ijajayol lilligan, of a Tennessee, has
been commissioned a Judu uf the
United States Ooutt of Claims
There aro between seven and eight
hundred visitors at tbo Greenbrier
White Sulphut Springs.
Tlir OHIO DKMOCUACY,
Immense Meeting In Cincinnati--
J-'ciiuletoH una I'nyh.
The Cincinnati Democracy on Friday
night mot in Immense numbers to ratify tho
Xi'.liuiial Democratic nominations. Judge
Oliver presided, aud the meeting was ad
dressed by Mr. Pondleton and tx.Sormtor
Pub aad others, Hit. Pendleton spoke as
SPEECH OP MR. 1'BNIlLETOS.
Afu FtlLno-l'itUens I thank yon from the
bottom of uiy heart for the kind greeting
that you havo given trM. I appreciate all
jour kiinlnuis. I have had occasion, i.fion
In the past, to thank you for esteem, aud
conlhleuce, and support, I can only to
night repeat to you tlio words which 1 have
so olton before uttered. Democrats of Hum-
iltou county, yon aru my ueihtiors and my
acipiuiutaiices ; you havo known me from
my culdhood; you know my political oinn
ions, i'y personal character ami the motives
by which I Lave boeu governed in all my
pntillo tile, ion bavo given me a cordial
jud ratneet support tor tho holiest othce in
the Republic, f Applause. You have said
that yili are wlilinir U confide to tuv kue:
biy its duties and it. responsibility. Good.
And wnou Jon are Uoti-ated iu your trust
you bspu rivea to me .0 many IokkisoI
your ya.p.thy and personal ilovotiou '.hat
my li4t elis Willi i n emotion ot giatl
tu.le, which my treiubhug voice can scarcu.
ly tluJ aorils to erprcs;. (Cheers.
"V'oulmve laid upon u o a butdon of obll.
ra'hm 'which I cannot repay. 1 shall al
ways ulcavor to de.K-rve your cuudeurv,
aud llnlnieoiory that 1 bavo it I1010 to nighl
will bejhu proudest reminiscence of my lo
liucal lo. Cheers. And what I say to
you, mi fdlo-citU "iis, 1 might say with
almost j'j'ial Jusuco tt. all tho Democratic
party il the .State of Ohio, and to the hosts
of Ineiils Irom all the ethor States who se
cuiid. d tbit i H'oit. And it (.ratifies wc
very nch to know thai here, at my owd
home, ;my recognition, tuy acknowledg
ments 4 0 due, noi only to many Demi crats, 1
but aM to many Kcpublioaus, cuuviuced,
Mime nthem perhaps, of tlw correctness of
my opiiions, and some (f llieni actuated by
peiMjois kllidiius'", Uesirt d 111) success. A'id
while Lam 011 this siujcci, my trieniN, I
hope it w ill not be considered out of place
lor 1110 to uiy to all, Democrat aud Repuj
I lean a-" to those wlio diller with uie as enll
as thos who atrreo with mo taal it th
warmth of ioliiical discassion 1 have en.
(teavore.1 to cultivalo the amouitios of bin,
and thai w here il was neci sary to ditl'r 1
have Uttered without iulodii.g to Impugn
the chaiactur, or iiietlou tlio motives, or
excite Uie bilterm.ss of lliose with whom I
havo fell called uooti to dilU-r ; and that it
gives 11111 pleasure toknow that the slug,
glesof nllieu years bae lellno st)ur of
bitterness iu my l.eari toward any cf uiy
iellow-ciiun, and to Lopo that they (eel
none toaaid myself.
TiMiUKY llll.I. CONVUNTION.
I had i;casion lately to pk of the pro
ceedings ot tho New Ynik Convention. I
approve uf them all. (Cheers. J I approve
tlio platlorui; 1 appiove ilie uoiuiuaiioua. Too
p!a .loim auuouuces the irini:iples lor which
a I r.oaluiuiy sti uloJ. I have
oin.niei ati d tnem tieloio :
1'iilelity lo Hits Cmirliiutiuu !
l ideliiy to Uie t'niou !
Fidulilf to tho nghuof the Slate!
Fidelity to mo lilioiiios ol the cit!enl
Fidelity to the principle of free govcro
mt iu !
Fidelity to thai policy In matters of li.
nance and taxation which, by paying mo
live-twenty Uuda iu legil tender notes
a ill Lit from the th Milder of lab irlhe bur.
deus which cppioss II ; and by tij'ia'.ity of
l.iX'ition ..wi 11 make it to reap tho just re
wards of pttient and cheerful Indintiy.
Applause.) Governor Symunr and Gun.
oral lilair have each explicitly declared
that they cordially approve those principles.
Applause. Oar candidates realize all we
expect In pure, patriotic, able, cultivated
Christian statesmen. I have known Gv
ernor Siymonr well. 1 know bim throughout
the trying scenes of the war. I have close,
ly watched for many years his course and
his opinions; and,l lull you in all sincerity
this night that he Is tbo Urst statusmin in
America. Cheers. And that we can
commit to him moro safely than to any oth
er man tho destiny of our government in
these troublous times. Self-possessor, cool,
ca'"n, sagacious, moderate, tolerant ho
will nnite deliberation in council with vig r
in action ; and seeking nothing bat the en-,
forcemenl of tho Co.istitntioti, bo will bring
us back to the Union and peace and happi
ness under tho shadow of its wings. Ap
plause. iNDirATioys or tuk cami-aion.
I am glad you came hero in snch numbers
to-night. I am glad to see this immense
rowd this great outpouring of the people.
I am glad to recognize so many of our polit
ical opponents amcig your familiar laces.
The spirit which auimates them (Ills my
heart with hope. It is not tho enthusiasm
made to order by tho claiUTs of politics;
nor yet the zaal engendered by party dis
cipline It is a spirit of thoughtful and
anxious Inquiry or boding lear. li shows
that the public calamity weighs heavy upon
tho public mind. It. show thai tlu man.
ageuiuut of public atlYirs excites thoir ap.
prehensions. It snows tear 1 snail say a
conviction that the great poff era of govern,
ment havo fallen lulo unworthy or uuablo
hands, and are being wioldoo? now rather
for the advancement of a party than for thu
good of tho country. Applause Jly
Iricnds, 1 dejiro to reason witti you to-mglit.
I will not speak to you In any parti.an
sense. We stand in exactly tlio same posi
tion. We are fellow-countrymen, fellow
patiiots. We havo tho sanvi lives to live,
the same messing to wtu, uie same aang irs
to avoid. We have the same interests, the
same hopes, tbo sinie faprs. We have the
same country to lovo, tho same institutions
lo preserve, tae samo liberty .to enjoy. We
ought to be we are altko honest in our
motives tuoucnllul la our luvesltgatlous,
and sincere in our convictions. Applause.
1 believe in tho principle of tho Democrat,
ic party. I deeiro to woo you to embrace
them. I believe they will maintain our
liberty and pet pot unto our government.
You have- been pornapj, lor a long tone
members of tho Republican party. Yon
have given toil your love, your confidence,
your votes, your money, your exertions.
You have installed it In absolute power.
It has uncontrolled sway. II as it answered
your expectations f Knit satisfied your
demandBf Voices, "No," "No."l An
swer this question not to me. Answer it to
your consciences aud to your uoa, Ap
w .. vimrmissaT imam. m ,
The two great questions into which poli
tics are now divided are, restoration of the
L'nion and the managumeut of tho I'aauces
Has the policy of the Republican party
satisfied your demands on either t
IVoices, "No, no."
Let me recall to you the retrospect of a
few years. We were told that the object
of war was toenforco the constitution and
to malutain the Union. Mr. Lincoln told
us so in his inaugural address. Mr. Sew
ard told us so in his dispatches to foreign
ministers, and in his invitations to Senators
and members to return and occupy the
seats they had left. Congress told ua so in
lis resolutions aud laws. Every recruiting
ollicer who desired to be colonel of new
regiment every candidate who desired to
hold oflloe-rtcld u i so. It was this inspir
ing thought of devotion to tho constitution
and tho Union the o!d costitution which
Washington and Fraaklio and lladis.iu
made, the old Uuiou waich was tho bjn 1 of
peacu (br seveuty years which brought
volunteers to out rank), aud collected that
mighty host under whoso tread tho very
continent seemed to shake. Th'S was con
turned till the very end of the war. Whoa
Mr. Lincoln mot the Southern commission,
eis at Fortress Mour .4, iu the spring of
D-C5, ho expressly declared to them that be
only required that they should lay d wa
their aims, reo guize Uia abolition of si a.
very, aud return to the Union ; that uo nth.
er coud.tion should he demand id. We
wero lold that Illegal force iinmired tho is.
laliousof the States to each other ; that tho
liuce must be removed, and the relations
would ol IhemsidvBS be restored.
The wir was brought to a cl mo. Johnston
surreojeiel lo Sberraaa. Tlio laa man
laid down his arms. Tue last arm was giv
en up. The !uu government were men
iu full operation and vigor ; lliey had ru
n:l! ncd uuchangod ; They performed all
riu lunctiousuf government in the preser
vation of civil society. Some of the oflioe
holders had lied; anna had liocu killed;
some were liable lo Indictment and punish
incut; bill the form of goverumeul wire
teie, and the Suta 'ooinlitutiom ' re
ui binding as ihuy ever had been. Gun.
sl fhvrmaa c.irhxi oui to tlieir legal
conclusion lUe principles upou which lbs
war was commenced, lie conquered ar.
nues, bo satkluod hostile l"jice. Ho vtli
with his sworil the knot whith tied the
Stales of the Confederacy togt)mr : and
liaving r-etshlibed their lelaliou to the
Union, he said lo his prisouora, "Uo to
your liouie iu peace."
This was Union this was pesce this was
enforcing the Constitution this was main
taining lue Uuiou this was eiecu;in Fed
eral law, while il uiaiutaineil lbs right aud
powers and dignities of the State uniinpar
ed. This was a lilting conclusion of the war.
Il asserted Stiermau's ability as a stales,
inau to be equal lo his vigor a a soldier.
The terms of that pacification will remain,
lor all lime, the im.miuieut of his wisdom,
aud lorosight, ud moderation, lis rejuc.
liou ha heeu the source of mauy trou'iles.
liut the 1'residcui ol the United States, aud
tlie party which elected him, were 11 H sal.
istied. They annulled its term. They ill.
sisled upuo the appointment of Provisions!
(jovci.,ors ; Dial Uie ordiusuces of .secession
should bo repealed; that slavery should be
alyolisbed ; tUbt the Coutodoralc debt aliou'.d
butlerly repudialud J and proniid thai
lb then tho State should be restored to
tlmir pKsiiiun in tho Uuiou. All was done.
Tho Si. uie were icogwfce 1 lo b ivosutli
Cieut Vii& poser to assent lo an amuudiueut
ol the Federal Constitution, and lo bind
their HopU lor al! time. Congress and tha
PreshlBiit Quarrelled, and when Congress
niol iu IK so, be had not the power, and
Congress Lai not the disposition, lo recog
ui.o the rostoratiou of the Union. A
chaugo bad oiue over their party scheme
vision of power aula revolutionised gov
ernmeul had lliticd liofore thoir eye.
Applause. Six months elapsed and the
fourteenth amendment to the Constitution
was pieposjd. You are familiar with it
problem. Clt'.ienship in tho in the States
was to depend upon the a ill of the Federal
Givernnvsnt, not of tho States; tho rn'.a ol
representation was be chan jed, so as 10 re.
ward the admission of negroes to the elec
tee franchise, and lo punish their exclusion.
The ban of proscription iu the States w is to
bo put upon all who had aided 111 the rebel
lion, and to question the validity of the
p 'i lil lo debt iu the manner I sh ill da to.
night was to be treated as a crlne. Il
this were adopted by a vote of thu South,
em States these States which now they
tell you had committed suicide six years
before they halt'.promlsed heir Sctutors
and It-Jjiresoutailves should bo admitted lo
Congress. Six mouths again elapsed, and
anotnor changi ha.l come over ilium. The
Ridicals had triumphed. The reconstruc.
tion acts were passed. Tlieir Siato Gov.
ornments, which bad boon so often Invited
to pei form the honest acts, were abolished.
Military despotism wore set up iu tlieir
stead. The mal'it'juaiic of or loi the iro.
lection of life, liberty and property the
establishment of new government founded
On dill'irent principles wero couruitted to
the charge ol a military ollhor, hacked by
the sliori sharp process of martial law and
drumhead courls-oiartial. Cheers.
wuat is sew ruoPosKn.
Eighteen months elapse. A Presidential
election approaches. All ill J lare. North,
eru State show great uueasiuess. Many
openly pronounce their defection. Too
Radicals are up Irom the re-orgaii.sod States
at the South whatever they may loose at the
North. They pass a luW regulating the
electoral colleges determining what, shall
uot be connted in tho olecliou. Thoy de
clare that none of the old States are States-
thai no ulucloral votes shall be counted ex.
ccpt from St'Hos which have been re-organ.
iZ'jd since tho soring of l.sd? wlitcti have
adopted new cousiitulions which have
been admitted to represeutatiou by this
Congress. Do you understand the mean,
lug of those provisions! The Slate of Ala.
bama, two months ago, rejected absolutely
the constitution which was submitted to a
vote of hur poopla ; yet that same rejected
constitution is put in force by Federal arms,
and she is u. limited lo lop-ossuUUou bo.
because it is believed tint by its striogoiit
o-tths so mtny whites will he disfranchised
that her electoral vole will be carried lor
the Radicals. B-ib, and choers.
Mississippi also rejecter, lile constitution
submitted to her people, but as the oaths of
thai constitution are not so stringent, and
the whiles might give a Democratic majori
ty, she Is dcuieil representation, aud tier
doctoral votes are not to be c muled. Vir
ginia is supposed 10 have wuito population
euoogh to adopt orrtjoct her constitution,
and then iu eiluer eveul to give the elector,
al vote to tho Democratic candid uc, aad
her name is immediately stricken from the
list. Texas has not bcemu li.iou.ly hum il.
lated, and for her a new military organize
lion is to be created, as yoa h ive rea l in
to-day's papers. A voice "What do you
think about tho State of O iior Well,
she is a pretty gooi Stnt i, aud I tuink can
take care of herself. Cheers. The four,
leenth amendment ha been declared, with.
t4v 19 b ado:iUid Uaio ami .New.
Jersey before their Volo cr counted, bi-
tore tue otljor states had ratified, by solemn
act of tlieir Legislatures, withdrew tlie.ii' as
sent 13 this amendment. Tne ablest con.
slitutional lawyers assert thoy bad the right
to do so'. Nouiiu wiil btlliiu thu quesliou
is without doubt, notwuh standing tho
amendment i declared to bo adoptod by
the vote of these two Slates and it is al
ready hinted lit it Maryland and keutucky
will be, by mere brute force, excluded
from tne vote for a President, on the pro.
text that their representation has not been
made to conform lo the new rule establish
ed by that amendment. My friends, my
Republican friends, aru you satislijd with
this condition of things? A voice, "No,
no." Is this the restoration your party
promised f Are you willing that this gigantic
civil wur should en ' in thisdisgracofuiscram.
bio lor mere power t Are you willing that
the lives which were lost, the blood which
whs shed, tho money which was spent, the
high hopes which wore excited, should Live
no other end bill this pitu ill party scheme I
Are you willing that the fate of American
liberty, the high interests, moral and m at r
ial involved iu a restored Union, shoul I
thus be made subservient to mure p trty sue
cess f I canuol believe that you niosjtls
istied with the Republican party in this.
WHAT T11KT I'rtoMlMJ,
They toll you that the work is sccoti.
plished; thai the Union is restored; mat
whatever is wrong will ho speedily rigtuml
by tho Stsfs. 1) 1 ut be deolvod. Tni
Unotso, This is one act in the drama. We
are in the mi.ist of the revolution. It is
driving on with accelerated spued. Its
leaders cannot stop It, its devotees cannot
direct it. Thoy dare uot piuo. They will
be consumed lu the flmios which they have
lighted. If they succeed ingiinim; power
by thi means, lliey will to-tu u row dovi 10
new purposes sua want neiv power', an 1
obtain I ho in by netr'tiioans, Toe spirit 'if
revolution is insatiable. It slumbers1, but
only to gain strougtli. It paines, but only
to ti am accelurKed spend, ll li.es tho cun
ning device aud unscrupulous inirigues of
of the politician ; and if lliese fail, 11 will
employ too sword of the soldier. It i
l'io Long Parliament and the Legislative
Assembly the block and the guillotine
and if these fail, it calls for a Cromwell and
Napoleon. The Radicals understand this.
They pass laws and organl.a Statei and
jVrbVide'ior uiucVoi'al'voos aud iiu,ioaoh the
President, hut iu the uiiiauliiin -they Jis
liibuta arm to the negroes of the Snub;
they bind to them the army ami nrvy by
holding access to the paths of promotion,
and thoy present as their trandidaio for votes
lhat man iu whose lundsliey h.va put the
powers of the President and the ahailutu
power over Ilia reorgauizuio.i of the South
em Slates. If they cannot ulect by frail I,
is there no reason t j lear they may usurp
by force f A deo.sive, overwhelming defeat
al the polls will avert this danger an 1 save
to us peace, at the same time thai 11 saves
to us li bony. Applause.
TUS m'AV'UL UCKSTION.
And have you been better sutlsQe 1 with
the management of the finances and taxa
tion f The wholo scope of the tliiancial
policy of tho Republic in party Is to compel
the p'lyuieot of Hits public dubl In coin, and
-hi reduce the curronry as that the ooiu will
bo most dillkiult to pet, und most valuable
to possess. J.s wlmlj Ux itlou policy is to
tub.u'diuato labor tsi c ipital, and tho agri
cultural labor of the West to the manu'ao
turoi of tho Evst. There are outsiaudinj
lo.ilay 11 bout s iveuteou hundred million of
dollar iu live-twenty bonis. Tiey are
payable in legil.toii lor notes. Thj la
ays so; the bju 1 says so; Thaldsus S o.
vein, cliairman of tbo com'uittee of way
and means, said so; Senator S'l'irim.i siy
so; Senator M rton says so ; Geu. Scheuck
ssysto; the Funding Kill of this Senile
ays so ; the Funding liill of the House says
so, for both propose to pov iu Iciul.leninr
the bsiud jwliicn are not surrender 1 lor
long bond al a less interest ; the lieinx
ciauo Conventions ia O.i'o and Indiana,
and Illinois ami Pennsylvania, and every
other Western StMo, siys so; the Nalionul
Convention which sat at No Y rk, by a
unanimous vole, said -.
Y'et tho Republican party, la the face of
this concurrent testimony, asserts that these
bonds shall be piid In gold, and thus at
present-rates add seven hundred millions to
the public debt. I know tho Utpublicitu
Convention gave out an uncertain sound,
but. the.ir speakers and newspipers have
Interpreted it und (riven il a meaning.
The Qjzelte a-id tho Commercial, di!?-nit,g as
thoy sometimes do nu other points, to lite
distress ol the faithful and thn scandal of
the family, ajtree iu this, thst the Republi
can party means piyuont of the five,
twenties in gold, and the Democratic puny
means payment in preenbacks. 1 agree
Willi both of them. That Is just what they
mean. The Ua.-ttr says it Is silly to tail; of
uisclisrgmg one promise to pay with another
p. 010, so to pay. Not at all, if that was the
contract, ant it was the contract here. Tlio
Government said we will Ksuo legal tender
notes ; wo will Jut them la circulation ; wo
will take them tor taxes, wo will require
everybody to take them for dobts; we enn
buy with them every thinir, we need ; we will
need a great many ; we will oiler large In
ducements to got them; wo will issue our
bonis bearing s'n p.r cent, interest iu gold ;
wo will sell l Intra al pr In legil tender ; wu
will give them Ave years at least to run
tweuty years if our necessity requires it
as long as they do ruu they shall pay F,ix
per cent. Interest In gold. Greenbacks do
nrocia'od largely. G ld stood at 1 jtl, 2UD,
3110. The capitalist said, wo will buy theso
bouds at titty cents on thu dollar. They
will pay us twelve per cent, inlero.t in
gold. They are free from taxat ion. They
will not be redeemed, at least, lor five years.
That will give sixty per cent, of tho whole
amount lu live years. Thoy will not bo ro
deeiued until the war is over; then green,
backs will ho m iru valuable. If g ild stands
at 14') per cent, when we aro paid, we will
he very well contented. So the capitalist
took filly dollars in gold, and with ll bought
a hundred dollar bond. He received sit
dollars a year interest. He held it live
years, and has received thirty dollars in
gold. If ho is paid one hundred dollars in
greenbacks to-day he can replace his origi
nal investui'siit of fifty dollars with suvonty.
one dollars la gold. Twelve per cent. In
terest in gold aud an increase uf the capital
nearly tlfty per cont. Is that very hard ou
tli 11 b indholdor, or a very silly bargain, as
the Gwlte seems to think f But the Re
publican party says that theso bond shall
not be paid In greenbacks, and that they
shall not be paid at all for forty years.
Reduce the interest aud extend tho time 1
No, gentleman, that is not the trua policy.
Piy tho debt and stop the interest entirely.
Suotio.so you reduce tho interest to four
per cent, and extend tho principal for forty
years. If your debt should bo 2,6U0,00!),
bmi, you would pay 100,000,000 a year. At
1 he end of forty years you would have paid
nearly double your debt, aud yet havo tho
whole of the prlucipal to be discharged
In gold. Forty years! Flow many ot you
live that long f How many of your child,
reo will have dies! before lhat time t And
yet these $100,000,000 a year will be drained
remorselessly through all that time from
Mm lulsnr 01"" the r.fti.ntry,. Kovty ya.s I
Gentiemon, that will mike It a permanent
institution. Timn it will never ba paid.
Tnon it will be fixed uoon us forever; and,
like th'i public debt nf England or Franco,
will forever eat out thu substriuca of the
penplis for interest, and jirovo the mnst fruit
ful source of corruption nnd tyranny. Ap
plause And Uhor, which must pay this,
brethren, is to be deprived of half its occu
pation, or half its wsgis, by tho Republican
system of contracting tho currency. Why
aro our streets empty i Why have our public
and privats improvements boen curtailed f
Why have, rents fallen, failures taken place,
and why, among laborers especially, this
cry of hard times, and difllcnlty in support
ing thoir families f Simply because our
friends Insist on curtailing the currency,
ar.d thus knocking down all prices. In this
w.y the gold interest is nude more and
more valuable. Gentlemen, are you sat
islled with this policy f Voices ' No !
Taxes have !cn diminished I Uave they,
indeed f Taxes on thn manufactures of
New England taxes on whiskey. That
may relieve tho New Eoglander of Ids bur.
dsiis, and tbo whiskey ring of tlmir profits.
How much does il relievo you f Do yon
get tea, or coffee, or meal, or bread, or
clothes cheaper than you did before f I met,
last year, a Republican, who said : " What
do these poor fellows care about that 1 They
pay no taxes." Ah f my friend, they pay
all the taxes. Labor alone creates wealth.
In tho price of their tea and thoir go lieu
lliey piy tho tariff duties; in the price of
their clothes iney pay the tax 00 cotton,
the tax of the manufacturer, the Income tax
of the uioi'chant.aud thu license of the re.
tail doulcr. In ihelr rents they ay the
land tax of the owner. 80 you do care
about li. (Cheers.) Do you believe there
s purity in the suiuiniMratlon 7 Do you
believe fair aiuouul Is collided; and if
collected, tli it a fair amount reaches the
treasury f If not, who is responsible J You
have a ilopublienu CoDgress to make laws,
a Republican Senate to conllrm appoint:
iiuuts, a it -putinnau (secretary 01 the I rua.
ury, a Rey iblic.iii C iniuiissiouer of Inters.
...I IS .if... 1. 1.. U....Al.lln.n ..flli.lj N
where. Tho tux ttloo, State and Federal,
amount to ah ml gri HI.OO 1,000 a year, nearly
six per cent, of the whole amouut of all tho
re-,1 ne " inl jiroperty In th Un'td
States I IIoiv I0115 will any people bear
this before they will rxsort to the last trnne
dy of repu lia'ion f G intlemea, I will pot
press this subject further to-n'ght. Are you
sithli tt with th ) way tlum iney, thus e l
bcied fir taxes, hus b;oi exjien led f We
havo an enormous publio debt. Are you
willing th it it h ill be 'rvreised and per
petustudr Vjicos "N' uj!"J We pay
an enormous rate of in to rest. Are you
willing that It shall, var by year, eai out
your suhslancef Wo expend annually
euorm 111s sums for standing armies, Free I -men's
bureaus, military g iveruni uls. Snail
this bo contiuiied t Voieas ' No I no'."
The Democratic parly points you to its pay.
mentof tho war dubl uf 1812, aud of the
Mexican war, and It jiromises to pay ibis
debt, it points you to the low taxes and
tariffs of the pis'., and it promises to reduce
voin UxitioA. It po'nls you to the 8 00,.
fWO.OUO spent by Mr, 11 ar bun 111, an 1 promi
ses honesty and ruiro(ichiiteut,aud economy.
Will v m not coiua lo it, aud aid ii, ley
friend I llresk the tieof prejudice or asso
ciation that bil ls you. lie brave enough
to act up'ia your convictions. Tho Demo
cratic p 11 ty belongs to no 111 iu er of mmi.
It is the parly of too people. Ill the pv.ly
of pr igiess, of liberty, of humanity. Ap
plause It Is just to capital, but il I tho
liieill and proteolor of labor, ll ir the
party of a simple, plain, imsxpens va gov
ernment. It is the party of the Constitu
tion. All Who assnut to it principle are
welcome to its tell ws:iip, U requires uo
probation, but Invites all alike to its fold.
Aid It, luy fi lends. Give il power, ltli ts
shown lhat it kuow how to use il. Confide
to it the Government, It hasshoau I'm it
cannot betray thu trusl. l)j ibis, aod you
will regain the Uniou, peace, ro-petiiy,
s.nd fraternal concord wh.ch wo once en
joyed. (Great and continued cheers.
A g"ntleman from the neighborhood of
Cartbsgo, Tenn., givos us some particulars
eeiiiiei.ied with tlie recenl discovery of a
robber's eavo ou the rl.et- bsnk, a few miles
distant from that j.lncu, which have not
beeu hitherto published. Uo says the dls-
ivery was (1. t rnado I V a party of small
l.oys, who were bathing or lishing on ibo
bunk of the river opposite the cave. Their
attt'iittoa was attracted by seeing baskets
lowered by means of ropes from the rocks
above. When they observed this, the cbil
dr 11 concealed themselves and patiently
waleued for further developments. The
baskets continued to ascend and desceud,
and dually when higl.t was nearly come,
a mspieious looking man cunt out of the
cave, got into 0110 of tho baskets, and was
drawn to the top nf tho precipice. That
night the boys imparled this information
to men In tho neighborhood, and early the
next morning tho place was besieged by
persons anxious to it aru something further
uhout this most pxtraoi (Unary place. Most
of these persons wero armed and ready for
any sort if wild aiWenture. Upon removing
a pile of sdil logs, a large oponiiij In the
rocks was discovered, and into this place a
party of the men at onco ventured to go,
while others remained outside on watch.
Those who went lu found that tho opening
led into an ilium use cave, of the existence
of which nothing was previously known by
tho honest people In that locality. This
cavern the men explored but a short dis
tance until tlit-y came to a point which had
evidently been used at a human habltatioo,
and, horrible as it may seem, was still the '
homo of a human creature. After fl nil lug
a few Articles of clothing, some washing
utensils, a conple of line bud-qullts, a mat
tress, and three or four old gnus, they were
startled by the groans of a human voice,
coming from a dark recess In the cavern.
The men determined upon sifting the
mystery to its very bottom, went with a
light In tho direction of tho sound, aud
who can imagine thoir horror upon nud lug
tho oniaci.ited and almost lifeless form of a
man stretched upon a heap cf straw, and
securely tied with ropes. Ho was immedi
ately taken from his torriblo prbon-iiouse,
nnd conveyed to the residence nf Mr. Oweu
Long, throo miles distant from the rave,
where he was at once jirovided with medi
cal attuutiou, and the nourishments his
condition required. As yet It has not been
possible to get from him the awful secret of
his grave-like prison house. lie speaks but
little, and appears to be either unablo or
unwilling to give any further account thau
is above furnished. Other developments
aro anxiously looked for, 6Dd when received
shall be speedily laid before our readers.
AiiAieWe Ua;etlet 2'tth ult.
Anthony 1'rollojte on lieconstruc
tlvn. The I'nll Hull Odette, of July 11th. pub
lishes a letter from Anthony Trollops, who
Is now on a visit to tho United States, In
which he opeus a raking fire upon the Ralli
ed policy of reconstruct on. Ho exposes its
f aud and villainy, and the bypocilsy of the
North in regard to negro suffrage. lie says :
It nay be as wel'. al Qrst to point otu that
iu none of the great Western States can a
negro vote at all. Ia Ohio, Indiana, Illi
nois and Missouri, none but a white man
. vote. . In Minnesota, Wisconsin and
Michigan, white men nud Indiana can vote,
but never a negro. In tho great Eastern
States uegroesaie kept away from the (Kill
either practically or by actual rule, la
Pennsylvania no black man can vote, lo
Now Yorly a negro can vote, but not with
out a rs al property qualification and three
years' residence. In the States of New
England, excepting iu Connectiout, negroes
cau vote, but their number is so small as to
make their votes of do vosslhle Value. Yet
It has been ordained by these victorious
Northern States that in tho conquered
Southern States all political power given
the whites shall be put Into the bauds of a
a race of men who yesterday were their
slaves. For myself I am prepared toarguo.
If it bo needed, that a negro is Dot lilted by
bis gifts and nature to exercise political
power amidst a community of white men.
He continues :
The intention Is thst, through the negroes,
all political power, both State power and
Federal power, shall be to tbo hands of
member of Congress from the North that
tlie North shall have lis heels 00 the South,
an I that the conquered shall be subject to
tho conquerors. Never las there been a
more tcrrlblo condition imposed npm a '
fallen people. For an Italian to feel art,
Austrian over him, for a Pole to feel a Rus
sian over him, has been bad indued ; but It '
has b on lofl for the political animosity of
a Republican from the North a man who
himself rejects all contact with the negro
to subject the Iuto Southern slave-owner
Lo dominion fiotn the African who was yos
teiday his slave. The dungeon chains are
knocked oft tho rsp'.he lu oidir that be
may lie harnessed as a beast nf burden to
the captor's churl d. But It will not be so.
There will In these Southern States be a
war of races ; hatred from the white mau to
the poor, timid, Incapable, unconscious 110.
gro ; kullorli.g for both, Infinite suffering for ,
poor Sauiho, who will gradually begin bis
apprl.itud task of disappearing; there will
be rapid death of negro children, negro
naut and all the following of negro vice ;
but tho white nun who lives near him will
gradually re-asaiiine hi power. There Will
bo an influx of Northern men iuto thcu
Status, aud they will gradually become as
the woiio lutsa uf the o.mU., Thd suheuje
will fail ; bnl iu the lueaLliino all the hatred
of a conquering and conquered people will
be maintained. Such, sir, are my ideas of
ATalx witb SeYMoeB. Tho Louisville
JourmU says : "I have just suen Coi. R. C.
Mson,of Virginia, who Spent day before
yestirday with Mr, Seymour, at Utic.
He thinks the financial question ln t gun.
erully understood, and is confident that the
Wool will will approve his views when they
come to he kuowa more fully. Mr. Sey
111 nir Is of the opinion that Grant will oiako
a p mr run iu all of the Middle States aud .
lhat he will lose several of the New Eng. '
land Male, IDs owo uuj rity iu Now York,
ho believes, will be upward of ono hundred
tlioosuil. He la very sanguine of a peace,
fnl campaign and triumphant ulectiou. Col.
Mason tells inn thai all alcuj the railroad -lino
in New Y"ik, and at tuny station sua
viltuge, the ruibutiasru f T Suyuior was very
gie.il. Ijthisctiy il is certainly gaining'
ground. Every day adds uew couti fi uco to
the I). ni rat and witnesses the Radica's
angrier uud uiojo skeptical.
It was stated in the English Homo of
Lord that Russia bos made a suggestion to -the
great Poa ers lo abandon the ue of ex.
plosive bullets in time id war. Prussia liaa
alieady assented, and step are beiui Ukeu
for the holdicg of an international milllary
commission at St. Petersburg, at an early
day, to oonsiior the qujsliou. A bill pro
vi lies: it.r ties pun-haws by the Gjvori in o t,
of .l Ihe leltgraph line lu the L'. i a 1
Ivinjli.m ha passed the llouso of Coin.
lllous. ' .
I! ast liir lr ask that the rL 1 on bus'nus
bo discoLtiniied, also ) Lj bcl!oYi U
costs more than it couh to.