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KNOXVILLE, TENN., WEDNESDAY, JULY 0, 1870.
LATEST BY TELEGRAPH.
NASitviiiia:. July' 1. 1)111 to ston the
payment of bonds Issued to the Mineral
tome itnuromi, passea tniru reariing.
uui to estauiisn a uriiiuniu Uourt lor
Knox county, passed third rending.
Mr. Horuberger introduced n, bill author
izing County Couxtw to lay oil' counties in
to civil districts. "
Mr. White uttered a resolution appoint
ing n committee to investigate whether
the City Council of Nashville has infring
ed on the Capitol grounds in crossing said
grounds to improve Vine street, and au
thorizing suit if necessary.
The bill was amended by authorizing
u conference with the city authorities, with
a view to an amicable adjustment.
Mr. Fleming introduced a resolution
providing that when the House adjourns
on Saturday, it shall remain until the fol
lowing Tuesday, in order to properly ob
serve our National Holiday, which was
A bill was introduced and passed to in
crease the revenue of the State, by impos
ing a tax of two dollars upon each gallon
of whisky or brandy imported; into the
Tho bill requiring the Circuit Judges in
the counties of Morgan, Cumberland, Fen
tress and Scott to hold Chancery Courts in
said counties, was rejected.
The bill to institute suit against certain
railroads, for the recovery of certain bonds
said to have been issued to said roads ille
gally, passed t-econd reading.
Dill to amend the road laws, passed.
Mr. Caldwell asked leave to introduce a
bill requiring the trustees of all schools
and academies receiving aid from the State
to make annual reports.
The motion to reconsider the vote reject
ing tho bill to allow the railroads of the
State to relieve their indebtedness to the
State was taken up.
After considerable debate, further action
was postponed until to-morow.
Col. John Baxter arrived in the city to
day, to afsist the Assembly in investiga
ting Ills allegations againf-t the Kallroad
Senator Cltnieutou left, for East Tennes
se6 tills evening. Mr. Fleming will leave
The talk on the street indicates grave
doubts as to whether the Governor will
approve the re.-olution to appoint a com
mittee to act with Daxter. Damon.
NASiivjiiLK, July 2. A resolution was
introduced by Mr. Luttroll to appoint J no.
J. lleese as a Trustee of the East Tennew-ee
University, at Kuoxville, which was laid
over under the rules.
Mr. Palmer offered a bill to repeal the
law making habitual drunkenness a siitll
cient cause for divorce, which passed.
Mr. Slaughter introduced a bill requiring
that persons elected Judges of Courts of
Itecord shall have been practicing lawyers
for live years, which also passed.
House bill to regulate the use and appor
tionment of funds for common school pur
poses, was pasf-ed on itfsecond reading.
The following House bills were on llrst
To repeal an act establishing agricultural
To protect land sold for Unpaid taxes,
and for common school purposes, passed.
To repeal an act requiring Clerks and
Magistrates to make monthly returns,
To consolidate the offices of Surveyor
and Entry Taker, passed.
To regulate the practice of court in con
demning lands for the non-payment of
To repeal an act encouraging immigra
To transfer the Uartlett Circuit Court
from the 14th to the 15th District, p:ied.
On motion of Cooper, of Davidson, House
resolution authorizing the Speakers of the
two Houses to sign bills passed last session
was referred to the Judiciary Committee.
Cooper, of Davidsoit. entered a motion
to recTinsider the voto concurring in House
resolution directing the Comptroller not to
pay -the bonds issued to delinquent railroad
Palmer entered a mofion to reconsider
the vote postponing, until December next.
House hill to authorize Chancery and
County Courts to grant rights of corpora
tion. Mr. Nelson stated that, as Monday was
tho 4th of July, ho moved that the Senate
Htand adjourned until 10 o'clock Tucsdav
morning, which prevailed.
Mr. Neil introduced u bill defining the
qualifications of Judges of Courts of o
cord, by inquiring that no person shall be
competent to fill such position who has not
been a practicing attorney live years.
Mr. Neil offered a resolution requesting
railroad companies not to issue tickets to
members of the Legislature, except on tho
occasion of their first coming to Nashville
and on their final return. Tabled.
The bill to amend the law creating the
Common Law Court of Nashville, passed.
The bill to abolish the tax on lawyers,
amended by abolishing tho tax on prac
ticing physicians, rejected.
The bill to compel the attendance of tho
members of the General Assembly, was
0 The bill directing the Attorney General
to commence suit against the Tennessee
and Pacific Railroad Company for procur
ing the fraudulent issue of bonds, was re
jected. Mr. Slack Introduced a bill providing for
accommodations for holding the courts of
Nilung was done in the liaxtcr inves
ts '' n, though there has been muck talk
1 i ' --;lj -t. His friends fear tlmt he
W I' ' I'Pperfim'.v t i xpo-o the
cm iir" ". Jlet- an being iiUrl that
tl be 1 1 iiivitu';.tiili.
Ir.MCH.VC,Y IX COUXCII.
.1 Mttlcillllci'iil rinsco.
An Outline of .Moiltlli.v'H I'lticccililiKN.
Tho richest, rarest, raciest specimen of a "poo-
pic's" alutx Democratic Convention, which over
camootl ia tills community, was that of Mon
day. Tho Convention (?) was willed to "business"
ttt-'J o'clock by S. C. l'a'mage, and Capt. James
h. Loyd, of Knox, was called Co tho chair.
On motion of Col. John "Williams, a commit'
mittee of tivo was appointed oh
Col. John William?, Gen. J. G.'Vnugn, Col.
It. K. Byrd, W.vD, McGinlcy and S. C. Honey
cutt composed this committee, who, after retiring
a short time, returned tho following as perma
nent officers, which report was unanimously
adopted: President, James S. Boyd, of Knox;
Secretaries, llamage, of tho I'rcna and Herald,
woodward, of tho Knlcrjirisc and liming Star
Charlton, of tho Whig, and Scott, Sr., of thu
In tho absence of tho committee, Col. Peto
Turncy was called upon, who excused 'himself
from making a speech on tho ground that ho
was a candidate for the Supremo Bench, and it
would bo improper for him to do so. Somo one
uoved that a committee on credentials bo ap
pointed, consisting of on from each county.
Tho question was never put.
Capt. John if. llrooks moved that a commit
tee on nominations bo appointed.
Major Grata wished to know if nominations
mado by a committee would prccludo members
Of the Convention from making nominations.
, TROU1ILB 1IKEWI.VO.
Upon this suggestion several gentlemen aroe
and commenced speaking at tho stuno time.
Col. "Williams wanted order. Tho chairman
succeeded in re-toring order. Dr. Frnzier sug
gested that tho difficulty alluded to by Major
Gratz might bp overcome by tlroso making nom
inations making them to tho committee.
Mr. "Woodward wanted it settled how many
votes each county was to cast in tho Convention,
Col. Byrd astonished everybody by moving
that the convention stand adjourned, letting
nominations go by default, and that all candi
dates run who choose to do so, leaving it witli
tho people to support whomsoever they think
Mr. W. P. Klliott moved that tho Convention
recommend 1). K. Young for Circuit Judge,
Geo. Brown for ChancoUer, and J. IT. Thorn
burgh for Attorney General.
Considerable confusion ensued, when the res
olutions were withdrawn.
Gen. Vaughn wanted tho question of repre
sentation settled. Knox and adjoining counties
might have two or three delegates, while other
counties would have only two or three. A
voice, "Your head's lovel.-'
The motion to fix the number of votes from
the several counties was carried.
Mr. Charlton wanted such action as would se
cure harmony in tho strongly Conservative
county of Monroe.
A motion was made that each county be al
lowed one voto for every hundred Conservative
voters in such county, ?h
A DEAD LOCK.
Col. Byrd moved that delegates present Ihcir
credentials, and "go into this thing in proper
form," carried, only ono man voting. Then
followed a scene of much confusion. A half
dozen motions and resolutions were pending.
P. L. llogers moved that a committee of three
bo nppointed to examine credentials, The
question was put and carried, only 'one man
voting. By this time matters were getting quite
ively. Col. Byrd renewed his first proposi
tion, llo wanted the candidates to take tho race
like an old fashioned fox.chase.
Mr. Klliott wanted preference expressed for
Conservative candidates Young, Thornburgh
. Mr. Charlton excitedly said that ho expected
this Convention to perfect an organization, but
the adoption of Col. Byrd's proposition would
render it a mero farce, ltadicnls present sat
laughing in the window (alluding to Sheriff
Gossett) and rollnd it "as a sweet morsel undor
thiur tongues. Ho had his foot down, and ho
would stand where ho was. Ho might fail, but
lit wasn't afraid. IIo thought delegates bad
come panoplied all over for tho fight. Tho
proposition of Col. B. meant surrender. Ho
said "fight ! fight it out. "We challenge our
enemies to tho contest! Let it come!" These
closing sentences were uttered at the top of the
speaker's voice, when the crowd took it up, and
"light! fight!" was ejaculated from every part
of tho room. An outsider might well hero
imagine that a general engagement was about
Col. Byrd, nothing daunted by this demon
stration, again roso to speak in favor of hi mo
tion. He had novcr been equivocal in his politi
cal sentiments. In 1SG$, when others wcro weak
in tho knees, ho had "taken thu bull by the
horns," but in this election if tho party would
win, they mustxercisu a little poUey. Captain
S. C. Honcycutt'supported Cpl. Byrd's motion.
Tho mountain people did not bclicyo there was
any security in a partisan judiciary. As well
have ono class of politicians on tho bench as
Mr. McOinlcy favored Col. Byrd's motion.
Judgo Brown, ho said, Was largo enough to wear
Chancellor Williams' old clothes, and that he
wa ij.eandidutu with or without the aetion of
the Convention, and tho lame as to .Judgo
Yoking, and when tho day of ejection came,
Badioals would see them elected. Every man
in the Conservative party would support them.
So fur a the Attorney Generalship was concern
ed, the Cmisirvative party had lu-t an opportu
nity when !l un.' vi-ui trurn in- l 'jnt.t h;id
Wit! dr.iwnfi t' . "'Kid i 't-.Mr lav
Col. Byrd again pressed tho adopt ion of his ino-
P. L. BogorsreadthoresoluttonofMr. Klliott,
nnd urged its adop'tion: Brown lw snid, was ii
strong man, "tho coming num." Ho closed by
moving tho adoption of tho resolution by accla
mation. (Cries of "question," "question," and
gouoral disorder.) Amid tho confusion, Colonel
Byrd again took tho floor, and said if tho resolu
tions of tho gentlemen wcro ndopted, tho candi
dates recommended wodld loso oOO votes in tho
district. (A voice, "ono. thousand.")
Tho chairman stated that Conservatives wero
not in tho habit of doing things to amusotho op
posite party, but that they wcro surely doing it
Mr. Honeycutt followed in support of Colonel
Byrd's motion, and P. L. Itogers in favor of tho
resolution of Mr. Elliott Ho very plainly
hinted that other men's preferences wero to be
consulted as well as mountain men' a. He insisted
upon having tho voto taken on tho resolutions.
Col. Byrd and Several other gentlemen arose
and commenced speaking, while cries of ''ques
tion," "question" cntuo ,from all parts of th"
houo. ' '
Tin: Tiiounr.K ikckkasks.
Maj. Grafs',, perspiring profusely, aroso and.
stated that tho Morgan County delegates had
been appointed by u ltadicul lneetingand that was
what was creating this trouble. Tho reason why
the resolutions wero voted down was becausu
they wished to cajolo somo lladicals to vote for
men whose politics wero not known.
Col. Byrd said if such personalities weroto bo
indulged in, and if tho mountain county men
woro so dlstir-tofiil, ho would take his hat and
walk out of the Convontion. Then camo anoth
er seeno of indescribable confusion, tho chair
man being unablo to restore order. An intcre-t-ing
colloquy occured between Gratz and Honey
cutt, in reference to tho Morgan county meet
ing. "Woodward, with n kind of side-show, was
attempting to mako himself heard with a reso
lution, there being already about a dozen mo
tions beforo the houe. Honeycutt pitched into
Gratz, saying if the Morgan county dub-gates'
had como thereto support, liini, there would
lmvo been no objection raised. The confusion
increased. Klliott was making frantic cllbrts to
be heard. Several others wero doing tho eiunu
Gen. Vaughn got tho attention of tho house,
and, 6aid that he was sorry to hear tho remarks
of Maj. Gratz in reference to tho mountain
counties. The time wa when wo might act
boldly now it would not bo policy. Ho closed
by ottering n resolution, tho substance of which
was about tho samo as Byrd's motion. P. L.
Kodgers sprang to his feetand again prctsed tho
other resolutions. Tiiero wero u largo number
of voters to bo consulted in this matter, who
did not hail froirt tho mountain counties. Ho
again called for tho question, (Tiiis wns about
tho sixth time.) Gen. Vaughn moved his reso
lution in lieu.
S. C. liiuuage gave it as his imprcsion, that
there was a strong coinbinotion in tho mountain
counties to elect Judgo Temple, and proposed
to interrogate Honeycutt on tho subject. Honey
cutt went on to explain, when .Klliott moved
that tho Morgan county delegates bo excluded
from the Convention. If tho mountain county
men had como to break up tho Convention,
they ought not to be nllowed to sit in it. Then
followed another scene of confusion, McGin-
ley, of Blount, arising to speak and did speak,.
but the noio was so great, we knew nothing
of what ho was saying. Mr. Jtodgers again
called for tlioqucition un his favorite resolution,
saying that delegates were anxious to get through
and go home. Somo one suggested to adjourn
and tako "applejack."
The vote was then taken on tho resolution of
General Vaughn, vita voce, but tho chairman
being unable to say which side was the strong-1
set, ordered a division, when it appeared theru
wero 18 delegates for the General's resolution,
nnd 1(5 against, when tho resolution was de
Mr, Charlton moved, as they had got into a
farce, that tho meeting now stand adjourned.
Mr. "Woodward mado a fervent appeal for
harmony, and moved to reconsider the voto
just taken. Several delegates woro calling for
order, saying the result of a reconsideration of
what was just passed in order to adopt other
relutions, would bo pledging ourselves twice.
A number became disgusted and withdrew, but
returned. Halftho delegates were up at tho
samo time making motions.
ALMOST A ViaU'f.
An alterciuition ensued between two members,
and, for a few minutes, it seemed as if a fight
was imminent. Divers young gents showed
their anatomy by rolling up their sleeves, and
it really Fccmod as if tho discussion would re
solve itself into another form than that so freely
indulged in before. A number of them wanted
to "fight it out on that lino." Two or threo
policemen came upon tho sceno of action and
said "let us havii peace," and it was had with
out tho loss of blood.
This seemed to have a soothing influence, and
Mr. "Woodward's motion to reconsider wns car
ried. S. 0 Itamago wished to read a privato letter
from Morgan county, but was interrupted by
Col. Byrd, .vho moved tjio adoption of the reso
lution endosing Young, Brown and Thorn,
burgh as a compromise measure. Young and
Brown woro unanimously endorsed, It was
moved by General Vaughn that tho namo of
Jno. H. Crozlor, Jr., bo substituted for that of
James It. Cocko (not a delegate) advocated tho
original resolution recommending Thornburgh,
intimating that such a course had been agreed
upon bi ruuuis. Tho re-"Hti..n w." itnally
ub ptcd. l ol Byrd wl-he.1 the proceedme s to
show that these men wero only recomrnondad
nnd not nominated. It was so ordered.
Tho Convention adjourned, nnd a mooting for
Knox county alono was called, which authorised
tho ohairman of tho County Kxecutivo Commit
tco k appoint twenty dolegatcs to nttendtho Ju
dicial Convention at Nashvillo on tho 11th Inst.
Captain 11. M. Bcarden was put In nomination
for County Judgo for Knox county. Captain
Bufo was present, and camo forward ncccpting
tho nomination, saying ho did it as tho representative-
of tho Conservative party. Colonel John
Williams suggested as tho Democratic party.
There lias been nntlii
D . ..tij o
proceedings sinco tho celebrated Stokes-Senter
DaSCO at Nasllvillo Inst vnnr. T-!vni-ionnn trnatii
a dear school, but then thoro is a largo class of
men who will learn in no other.
AVo have not attempted to give a full account
of tha proceedings. Somo of tho richest scones
could not bo portrayed witli tho pen. As well
try to picture tho 'ccnos of a circus. It was a
sceno of confusion, of which tho school-boy
would bo ashamed.
As tho credentials of delegates were not called
for, wo lmvo no means of knowing the number
of counties represented, but wo think only five
,worc. ,So ends this attempt to supply us with a
Judiciary not partisan in its character, of which
wo have heard so much.
tiii: i'ouhtii ix kxoxvii.m:,
Uriuiil Itully III Honor r tlie XiUiomtl
Ilciiiooriiltc Convention, Npcnlilnt;, l'l re
work, Ac, Ac.
Monday morning, a largo crowd assemblod on
the streets from tho country adjacent and neigh
boring towns, to pay tho annual tribute to idea
tional Liberty. Somo doubtless camo to witness
tho impoing proceedings of those who lmvo ta
ken upon themselves tho arduous task of cleans
ing tho political Augean stable.
About ono o'clock, tho Brass Band began
playing at Shropshire's corner, whence tho
major part of tho crowd wa, tbenco marching
up Gay street somo distance, tho crowd follow
ing, when they executed tho celebrated strategic
movement of tho King of France, who
, , "With forty thousand lucn"
Alarched up tho lull nnd then marched down again."
TJioy countermarched and proceeded to tho
Female Institute grounds, followed by several
'hundred ladies and gentlemen.
Tho orators of tho day wcro somewhat dila
tory in arriving, and tho crowd became a littlo
impatient, but still endured their protracted ab
senco with what serenity they might, with the
assistance of tho Brass Band.
Was somewhat bare at firot, but was afterwards
draped with flags, furnished for tho occasion by
tho I'resn and Herald, and chairs were likewise
provided by tho special reporter of tho Whig,
in order to mako matters moro comfortable.
S. C. B.image, Ksq., introduced Hon. John
M. Fleming, who mado a fow remarks, in the
midstof which ho was interrupted by tho Steam
Firo Kngino passing down tho street, causing
him to pause. After the interruption had
ceased. Col. Fleming read tho Declaration of
Independence, and then introduced
OEX. W. A. (JUAltLKS,
Of Montgomery, who began by stating that ho
considered this tho most auspicious day of his life,
in that ho was tho messenger from "West to East
Tennessee a glorious Stato now united, where
once had thu Angel of Discord reigned supreme.
Ho had not como to mako an address, but to
hear the native speakers Johnson, Nelson and
Nctlierhmd. Surrounded by tho national em
blems, ho was reminded of tho scenes of his
childhood. Kcfcrring to the declaration of
grievances by the colonies in 1770, he said tlmt
tho people could now make tho tame charges
against our present government as tho colonists
then mado against tho British crown, "With
commendable modesty, the General said bo
would not presume to advise tho old men, but
ho would venture to caution thoso younger.
Continued unity of party was necessary to the
success of tho Conservatives, for in union there
was strength. (Pity he dfdn't think so in '01.)
The civil offices soon to bo filled wcro of vital'
importance, and should bo filled by good men.
Personal preferences should bo inado to yield to
Ho then cava way to faucy flights and with
high-flown sentiment andapt quotations from
Sut Lovengood, fulminated tho startling de
claration that distentions wero being sown in
his "pahty" by tho opposttion in various ways,
Kveu from "Washington camo tho mocking
sentiment, "Let us liavo peacol" which ho
gravoly informed tho audience, wns tho peace
the bayonet brings the pcaco that reigned at
Iteferring to liberty, tho speaker mid we had
no idea of liborty in our moro youthful days
and had never appreciated it until liborty had
been taken away from us. To regain that they
must unite. Tho battlo-cry of Mlddlo and
West Tennessee was, "Liberty and fraterni
ty," and ho wished to carry back the naws
that tho mountains of Fast Tcnncssco wcro
ablazo with enthusiasm and would unite with
their brethren in other sections. His Conserva
tive party had no organization no Kxccutivo
Committee to call meetings, cither hero or else
where in tho State, which confession over
whelmed tho General and bo soon after ceased
COL. I-. TORNKY,
Of Franklin county, was introduced, no
said ho was unproparcd to address tho people,
not knowing that hoj'would bo called upon.
Ho was a candidato for ofiicojbtit felt constrained
to declino making an electioneering speech in
the absence of his opponent. With a graceful I
tdlusinn l.i mir people nnd ?rtion,ij0l. TUnley
tpok- his vat. i
Col. Fleming then introdttS "'dL
Of MoM inn county, whoirnU,reotyped parlla
mpntnry peroration, wished to know the cauo
of this vast assemblage present what'pdwcrful
inotivu had induced tliofn to Iprvo thatr homo
on this Jay ? Xo 0no tqlllirg hini'that they had
como to enjoy tho Xatioiinl holiday and had
only assembled to kill time, Mr. Clemontson
proceeded, dwelling with groat unction on tho
glorious day that gave tho Nation birth, nnd
anon changing his thema ta tho hackneyed pa
thetic appeal on behalf of the lately disfran
chised, and animadverted on the impropriety or
giving an ignorant ami irrctptintiblc portion of
tho people the right of voting, while tho intelli
gence of tho commonwealth woro taxed to sup
port their corruptions.
Anon he descended from bis lofty height to
tho unfathomable 'gulches of hell,'' showing n
most intiniate acquaintance witli profane
California mining phraseology, and mado n
mild allusion to tlio dissensions exitingiu his
party, which ho said woro mady by men trying
to stir up strife, and who were fit to bo consigned
to the gloomy caverns ho mentioned above. Ap
plause, though Just whoro it canio in would be
difficult to say. Clementson is a member of the
Investigating Committee, against whom serious
charges hnve been mado by Colonel John Bax
ter, and this allusion was no doubt intended for
In conclusion, he urged upon his party to
array itself in a united phalanx hgaint what ho
was pleased to term in choice phaseology tho
"most damnablo despotism tho world over saw,"
and advised them to beware of tho dogma of
consolidation as urged by the Washington Gov
ernment. With a few words to tho ladies Mr.
Tho band then discoursed appropriate music,
when Hon. A. BliKzard, of Athens, was intro
duced. Mil. IILIZZAUD
Was no moro prepared to make a speech than
the gentleman who had preceded him, ho said,
which was perfectly true, as his hearers found
cut beforo ho got flirough Mr. B. stated that
thoro wero but two great national parties in tho
country. One was in fuvor of centralization in
the Government of tho United States; tho other
was in favor of adminijturing the laws According
to the Constitution. They wero tho Itepnblican
and Democratic parties. He, was right in this,
nnd we chronicle tho admission with pleasure.
The speaker thought that if his party was
not successful, a civil revolution would result,
and incoherently deplored the possibility of failure,-
as, tlui.christian religion would be scorned,
and its ministers driven from tho pulpits I
concluding with the usual Democrat denuncia
tion of tho Itadical party, which was rather
wearisome, nnd so the crowd considered it, for
thero was n sensible diminution of their num
bers, seeing which he subsided.
PronouneeJ tho benediction, jtolitlcally speak
ing, and paid a touching tributo to tho memory
of those who fell on both sides in the late civil
war, concluding with the sentiments of Senator
"forever float that standard fhccl.
Where breathes tlio fwi but falls before it,'
Willi Freedom' soil beneath our feet.
And Freedom's banner rlanfine o'er us t
I.VCIDKNTS OF TIIK DAY
Were not of startling interest. A large number
of persons were intoxicated, some Of whom
wero accommodated with lodgings in the cala
boose, while others daggered to seqile-terod
spots and ilept on" the effects of their debauch.
Many prominent gentlemen ware present from
a distance, among whom'wo may mention A.H.
Pettibonc, Of Grecneville, Col. Jl. K. Byrd, of
Pioane, boside representatives of tho press from
various points in East Tennessee.
About eight o'clock, the pyrateehnlcs began.
and the river bank was lined with an immense
concourso to witness the display, which was
very finu indeed, and reflected credit upon tho
gentlemen having tho matter in hand.
Tho employees of tho EastToanos.ee, Virgin
ia and Georgia Bailroad celebrated the day by a
pionic, five miles from tlio city, and had a pleas
ant time. Trains ran every two hours to and
from the ground, and the pasfengoV trains
stopped thero going aid returning! But one in
toxicated uerson was on tho erounH. arid hi? m
not a railroader. Tho tipsy gent wtfysoon mado
to' evacuate tho preuiisos. Spiro ivABro. fur
nished the refreshment, but to attempt praise or
description of the yjunds 'would be n work of
supererogation, and wo will not attempt it.
1!ET. O. W. . K VKKK's) SCHOOL
Went to Clinton on a special train, at 7-o'clock,
and enjoyed themselves fiaJyv An address was
delivered by Maj. C. D. MeGuflVy, Col. Dough
ty, Bishop Tate arid tho Patr which was well
received. Tho party numbered upwards of two
hundred and returned at a late hour, feeling tho
day was well spent.
Millers and operatives at Ooul Creek and found
ery celebrated the day In full style. An. ad
dress was delivered by Judge Temple, followed
by -Judge Houk and David Biohards, Esq,
Then musio by the colored band:- . '
Eatables wero abundant anl sw'cro consu
mers, as we are informed that ratiqasvtre scarce
when all wero filled.
Tho grovo whero ths festivities were hehhwiw
abundantly suited fbf tlie occasion.. A largo
platform wai filled witli dancers and occupied
until a lato hour.
About ono thousand persons were present
from the surroui Vug country.
Tho coal mines wero viEitod and explored,
when fit 'i v. M. (' v K kx ille party returned