Newspaper Page Text
ijpch ikbWilmxh)xamtkt ualcuiicsbnn, rfobcr 3XT,
HOltS K KPIDEMIf!.
riiKJii rrirj. noitsi: disiiasi.h ix yr.vf
rourlrcii TliDUsaml Horses
Itosi Tuccil .Surrenders to tlio .Slierlir.
The horso ilisenso which is occurring in
the illileroiit cities outside- of Now York
and which hail caused a great deal of ex
citement among Htablo keepers and car
companies, has nindo its appearanco in this
city, causing tho greatest panic. Tho dis
ease appears to have appeared first in the
city in magnitude, on Monday afternoon,
nltuough there weYo some few cases of an
earlier date. Contagious qualities of tho
disease aro very violent, and within twenty-four
hours from tho timo thellrstsymp
toms of sickness were noticed in one largo
stable ouo thousand horses under tho same
roof were similarly alllictcd. A reporter
who has visited the principal stables states
that no less than seven thousand horses in
nil wero alluded. Up to yesterday even
ing tho horses of tho diU'erent stage lines
and street car companies wero all more or
less affected. On the Oth avenue railroad
lino two huncred horses wero stricken
down in four hours, the company being
compelled to withdraw somo of their cars
Over two thousand horses on tho 3d
avenue lino are suffering. In the stables on
tho 33d street stage line somo ilvo hundred
horses aro laid up. Up to midnight Inst
night no deaths occurred except iu the Gth
avenue stables. In Urooklyn the disease
is reported to be spreading. It is gravely
apprehended that the disease will spread
and materially interrupt tho means of traf
fic throughout the city. There are some
14 thousand car aud stage horses in New
York and if equine travel becomes stopped
this season the losses to business will be
very heavy. The disease is denominated
catarrhal fever ; it commences with a
cough. In about SO hours running from
tho eyes and nose is developed, tho horses
become weak, the affection being though
to be similar to the Canadian epidemic.
William M. Tweed delivered himself up
to tho Sheriff at 10:30 a. m to-day, and
is now in his custody in the court of oyer
.Tudgo Rraily denied the motion to
quash tho indictments against Tweed.
The bail of Thos. C. Field was declared
to be forfeited. Muvor Hall appeared and
gave ball of $o0,000."
Wm. M. Tweed proceeded from the court
of oyer and terminer to the district Attor
ney's office, where lie cavo bail for S-30,000
on eacli indictment. Edward Kerneyand
Alfred 15. Sands become bondsmen.
Ni:w Yoiuc, Oct. 24. It is rumored that
Bonner's Pocahontas has the malady. 130
street cars and 50 stages have been taken
otl. Uleeding and drenching has been
found to be a failure, and many have died
from the treatment. Among various rem
edies used is a solution of tar and bella
donna aconite and Taylor's compound
food product, of Manhattan Feed-mill
Company. The last mentioned is the
only remedy which has met with marked
success as a preventative and cure.
Various reports of the horse disease are
received up to this evening, but it is gen
erally conceded that no deaths accompany
it. Tho papers discuss various modes
of treatment, some being successful with
lobelia and others with tar, aud one per
son gives testimony of successful treat
ment by Phenic acid injections in the
veins. Great numbers of horses continue
to be afflicted aud nearly every second
horse seen in the streets shows signs of
being under tho influence of the disease.
Philadelphia, Oct. "4. Horse owners
are excited but have not lost a single case
yet. It is estimated that 3-3 per cent, of
the horses have the malady in various
stages. Eight to ten thousand sick.
Alarming stories are atloat that human
beings are subject to the infection, but so
far not authenticated.
Many cases of the horse malady aro in
Jersey City and vicinity.
A Urooklyn gentleman lias sent a com
munication to the agent of the New York
Associated Ps, stating that a sub cuta
neous injection of PlienU acid is a rapid
cure for the horse disease. The quantity
to be administered is small.
ItocHKSTKK, N. Y., Oct. '24. There was
a heavy frost last night.
The horso disease is severer than ever,
and none are to be seen on the streets.
Hand carts and porters are delivering
Tlie disease has appeared among the Ca
nal horses along tho lines. There is great
difficulty in procuring conveyances for
The horse disease has now spread to
every stable iu tho city. Symptoms con
tagious are visible on almost every horse
on the streets. Stages and street car lines
aro continuing to lessen their trips. At
about 8 o'clock yesterday evening there
was not a Broadway stage between thelJat
tery aud City Half. This morning that
thoroughfare seems to be almost without
vehicles. It is calculated that there are
about 1S,000 horses now aflllcted. Ani
mals attacked with the mnladv day before
yesterday have generally exhibited worse
features and it seems evident that they
were standing cases from Monday. On
Sunday tho crisis can yet hardly be said
to have arrived. The continued working
of aflllcted horses is beginning to tell In
the rapid increase of dangerous cases.
Not many deaths have been reported as
yet, but it is known that deaths are oc
curring. It is the opinion of veterinary
surgeons that the distemper may not prove
fatal but horses w ill sillier sometime from
weakness. The Sanitary Committee re
ported to the Board of Health yesterday,
"That the disease was thought, generally,
not to bo fatal or contagious. The course
of it seems to be : Say, Friday the animal
appears to be sick and on Saturday worso ;
Sunday the malady attains its climax.
On Monday tho horse improves, and on
Tuesday is almost fit for work." Its ellVct
on business has not yet been very severely
felt, but already the cost of draviiur and
cartage in some instances has risen to war
KocHKSTKii, uct. Tne liorse uisease
shows no abatement. The weather is rainy
and damp and the reports from various
atonies aro that they aro much woree than
they wero yesterday.
CniCACio, Oct. 121. Tho horse malady
has appeared here. There are fifty cases
in tho South Side llallroad Company's sta
bles. Ni:wiilhv, N. Y., Oct. 21. The horse
malady Las appeared. Three death?.
I'rcHcrlplIoii lor tlic Cure r Iho IHtcntc.
Our dispatches for a few days past have
brought the most nlarmlng Intelligence of
the spread of n fatal malady among horses
In several of the Northern and Eastern
cities. Apropos to tho occasion, wo clip
the following, from the New York Evening
The horse) disease which has been so
prevalent in Canada has made its appear
ance in Buil'alo and Bochester, and it is
nntural to suppose that it will continue to
move eastward and southward. Tho
plague has been so general in Montreal
that great difllculty has been experienced
in keeping the street cars running and tho
Fire Brigade provided with horses, while
one surgeon has two thousand under Ills
care. The following description of the
disease and its treatment is taken from the
Bullulo Commercial, and is "worth pre
The early symptoms of tills disease are
said to be a light, hacking cough nud gen
eral dullness, witli an indisposition to
move ; cold ears and legs, witli a watery
discharge from the nostrils. At first tho
nasal membrane is pale, but as the disease
advances it becomes highly colored, and
the mucous discharge cnauges to a green
ish or yellow color and the pulse becomes
more rapid. As soon as these symptoms
appear the animal should be kept warm in
the stable by blanketing, and warm brau
mashes should be giveu.
A letter from Dr. C. Elliott, veterinary
surgeon of St. Catharines, contains what
have proved to be valuable suggestions for
the treatment of horses suffering from the
epidemic now bo prevalent among these
nuimals. Dr. Ellitt advises that the sta
ble be well ventilated, the horses blanket
ed and chloride of lime sprinkled through
the stable every morning. The nostrils
should be sponged out two or three times
a day, if the mucus adheres thereto. Tho
food should cousist of bran with a little
oats, ami a moderate quantity of nay. If
the bowels are costive, a halt-pint ot raw
linseed oil mav be civen : but it is proba
ble that the mash will cause stfcllcient relaxation.
Prescription No. 2 (given below) should
be administered every morning and eve
ning. If the throat should be sore which
can be ascertained by pressure of the hand
upon the larynx about two table spoon
fulls of prescription No. 1 (also given be
low) should bo rubbed in. So long as the
disease is confined to the larynx there is
but very Jittle danger, but should it de
scend to the lungs which will be indi
cated by the continued standing up ot the
animal, colli extremities and labored
breathing a half-pound of mustard should
be mixed with two ounces of turpentine
and water to the consistency of thick
cream, and the mixture rubbed well in
behind the forelegs or over the region of
the lungs. The legs should be bandaged if
cold. If tho pulse should be more "than
fifty-five per minute, fifteen drops of
Flemmiug's tincture of aconite should be
giveu every two hours, and if the breath
ing still continues labored and the pulse
grows more rapid, apply the mustard
again, aud give one nud n-half drachms of
calomel for two mornings. Tho following
are the prescriptions referred to :
Prescription No 1. Linseed oil, 1J ounces ;
turpentine, 11 ounces; liquor ammonia fort, 1
ounce. Mix nil together in a four-ounce, bottlo
Hnd apply to the thront, if you think it necessa
ry to do so.
Prescription No. 2. Nitrate potash, 11
oun es; tartnrized antimony, 1! ounces: digi
tal!. . i ounce. Pulvcrizo all tognthcr nnd mnko
twelve powders ; give one morning nnd night.
P. S. If they are not very bad you
might omit the last ingredient, namely,
The recent nrotrncted dry weather has very
eerioUaly interferred with tho operations of
limners in tins locality who nro enueavoring to
get in their wheat crops. They have been de
layed in getting theirground ploughed and pre
pared for tho reception of tho feed, and the con
sequence is that a largo portion of.the crop will
be Into and perhaps foiiio farmers may tail to
get all the wheat n that tiiey would otherwise
malady is here.
It. I., Oct. 21. The horse
MOTII13RS : MOTHERS :
ou't Hill to procure MRS. WINS
LOW'S SOOTHING SYRUP FOR
This valuable preparation lmj hen used with NEV
EK 1'AIMNU SUCCESS In Thousands of onset.
It not only relieves tho chlM from pain, but invigo
rates tho stomach nnd bowel.", corrocts acidity, and
jtlvcs tone and energy to tho wholes stem. It will also
Griping In the Bowels and Wind Colic.
We believe it tho BEST nnd SWUEST REMEDY IN
THE WOULD, in all ensos of DYSENTERY AND
DIARR11CEA IN CHILDREN, whether arising from
tcothlne or any other cause.
Full directions for ulnft will nccomp.mr each bottlo.
None genuino unless tho tac-slmilnol CURTIS tc PER
KINS. New York, is on tho outsido wrapper.
Sold bv all Mcdiclno Denier?. decloNl twlrf
This unrivi.lled Medicine Is wnrr-inte I not to contain
a single panicle of Mercury. or any injurious mineral
substance, but is
For FORTY YEARS it has proved Us great valuo in
nil diseases ot Iho Livkr, ISowki h and Kiiikkyh. Thu-and-
of tbi and great in all parts of tho country
vouch fonts wonderful and peculiar power In purify
ing the lluiun. stimulating the torpid Livkii aud How
us, and impartial? new Life and Vieor to the whole
system. SIMMONS' LIVER MEtJl LATOR is ac
knowledge'! to have ni equal in a
It contains four medical elements, never united In
thesame happy proportion In any other preparation,
vin a gentle Cathartic, a wonderful Tonfe, an unex
ceptionable Alterative and a certain Corretlvout all
impuritirs oj the body. Such signal s ncccs has at
tended its use, that it is now regarded as the
GREAT UNFAILING SPECIFIC
or Livkb Complaint nrd tho
presslon ot Spirits, SOUR SIOMACH, JU-urt Burn.
Ac , Ac.
Regulate the Liver an prevent
CHILLS AND FEVER.
Jojiit.aInt nrd tho painful oSVprinic there
: DYSl'El'SIA. CONSTIPATION. Jauu
ui attacks. SICK HEADACHE. Colic. Do-
Simmons' Liver Regulator
Is manufactured only by
J. JI. .K1I.I.V A- ( ..
Miirim, ., unit l'lilliiili'lpliiii.
i'riee, $1.(0 per indulge: rent by mail, p'Wajo paid.
JJ.25: prepared, reany Ih uso, in bottles, I..V.
SOLD IIY ALL DM'GGUTa.
3s-Bcaro of nil Counterfeits and Iin,t.iti..ii- .f
for sale bv T. C. Hl'VTE'i nml II ' J.,i,f,,rl v- c. i
I Kcoxvillc, Tcnneii'v.
. Walker, Prpri?'or. It. II.Mcn.iNAtl0ti.,nrii?4fi,litil
Utu. As'!, San PtviHiaco.O! ,sti.l 32 4. 21 CommvrcaM..N V
MILLIONS IIimiv Testimony to tlielr
Woiiilvrliil C'tll'ulKn l'llccts.
TIji-v nru not a vile I'nncy Drlnlt, JIadeot Timr
.tnci. WliNuoy, 1'rnof piplrln nml ltol'nit
1 . 1 1 il ii i-h il.vtoml, ppieetl and cctciicd to plcae tlic
i.i-t.v..l .si "Tonics" "Appetizers," "llcstorcrs."!.,
1 1 il.'i.lilH tii'pleroiitoiiruiiKcnnesiHudmin.bnt.ire
i in Me.lii ine.inmlo iron. the .N.itivo Itnoti awl Herbs
..f r.ii.'.iim.i. frito I'rnm nil Alcoholic Si I mil
hniii. T'KvarethedKr.AT HI.OOii l'l'ltl
riKIt mI A I.IFi: tJlVIXC l'KINCHM.H.
.ii niii lipiiorator and ImiRorator of the System.
..vim tiviiiT till puUuimu matter and rertorlnsthclilootl
. i iltliy condition. No person cm tn1o these lilt.
. r iircimlliis to directions ami remain long unwell.
, niMil.-.l tlitir Imnca are not ile-trojed liy mineral
. n.ni or other ineanMiml the iuil organs v.aited
.. -i ..1.1 tin mint of repair.
Tlipy hi r n (Junilo l'u nil 1 1 . r it-s well 111 n.
Tnilir. i-einji, aim. the peculiar merit ot rutin;-I-
a piiunrnl niji'i.t in rcliciln? Cun-ctlon or lull 1 n
tii ilhiii f the I.iver. anil nil the Yieernl Organs.
I'Olt 1 T.MAl.i: COJU'I.AINTM, lnyoimROt
i.l.t. married urnlinjle, at theiUwn of womanhood or at
tin' turn ul life, these Tonic Ilittcra hao no cqu.il.
I'op I iillaiuiiiatory nud Chronic Kliciiinii
iNin :uid t!nut. It) Hpcpulu 01 iHillgctlnu,
Itilloii-.. Itiiiilllcnt nml Iiilcrinltlriit l'i
U'h, Dlxm-n't nT llii' llliintt, l.lii'l', Kid-iii-j-
mid Itliiililcr.the-o lllttrph.ieliecnmost
-ii-ee..Hliil. pMirh DIichnc! nro caiwedliy Vltlulcil
lilniiil, uliich isgei uiilly proilaci rt by dernnsement
nl the DiiieitlM! ) -gllllx.
I) VM'KI'.-I.V Oil IXlIISITION, Ueai
mlIil', Pain hi the rihonMeiN, Coiizh, TffhtnLYi of th3
Client. Utzziiic, our Kniclatlons of tho Htnmach.
Ita t Tjile In the Mouth, Jllllous Attuki, 1'alpitallon ot
Ihd Heart, InQanimatlon of the Luni;, Pain Inthore
i;loui of the hldrKyn, anilahunJrtil other painful symp
toms, nru tho oflfprluffn of l)y?epHla.
Ther Invigorate th stomach anil stimulate tho torpli
l.Irer and Ilonrels, nhich render thorn of unetuallM
i.fficiKV in cleansing the blood of ail Impurities. and im
parting new life and Tigor to the w hole eyutem.
Kllll SKIMHSKAP-Kf", Kruptlons, Tetter, Salt
Itheuin, lllntchei. Spot). Pimples. Pustules, Bolls, Car-
linnclei. ninyWomn. Scald Head. Sori Krej, rrsipe
ls. Ilch.SM-urRi. Ulvoloratloni of the Skin, Ilumors an 1
lHea-es of the fckln. of whatevT name or naturo. are
llterallv dug up and earrlcl out of the system In a short
time brthe ue ol thine Ilittors. One bottle In noeh
eases wiucoiiTince toe most incredulous ol tuclr cura
Cleanse tho Vitiated lllood whenever you find its im
parities bursting through tho akin In Pimples, Erup
tions or Sores ; cleanse it when you find it obstructed
and sluggish In the veins; clean's it when It is foul,
and your feelings will tell youwhen. Keep tho Mood
pure, and the health of the svstem will follow.
Pin, Tnpo, mid other Worms, lurking In the
system of so many thousands, are effectually destroyed
and removed. Says a dUtlngnlshed physiologist,
there is scarcely an individual upon the face of the
earth whose body Is exempt from the presence of
worms. It Is not upon the healthy elements of the
body that worms exist, but upon the diseased humor
and slimy deposits that breed these living mnustera of
disease. No System of Medicine, no vermifuges, no
anthelmintics wlU free the syitem from worms like
J. WALKEll, Proprietor. R.n. MCDONALD 4: CO.,
Druggists and lien. Agents. San 1'raneisco. California,
and 32 and 31 Commerco Street, New York.
C3-20LU DY ALL DRUUU13T3 AND DEALERS.
0. B. SMITH & CO.,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
III ;.Y Nl'IlKKT.
KNOX V I LLE, TEXNE-SHE.
othor' from tho country
aro respectfully requested to give u ;i c.ill
for we will not lio undersold-
AUENTS WANTED -Addro s. for the iim t liberal
terms cv-r nlfered.
Dn, LIVINtiSTO.Vr-. IN AFI'.IUV.
Tho Adventures nf a most Adrrnturous l.ilo
The Stnnlcy-Iiiitigti)ne i:.nMlllion
toAfr'cii. I.irguocliiviivnlirnc.jiist ifsuol Contains
IneidenU n ih Wim-icrful Ci'ecr of llie Ureal Trav
eler, the duntry, Aiiimuls, Is'nuvix, Iliaiiitg, elc.
Full accimiit ul tlu upm' iliie'e-tluir part the globe.
ALSO TO fthLL "I'll .NEW WOISK I'I,1N
JiOMi: IAI.H AND. MEDICAL COM MuNSK.N'SE.
No ciitup'titi'in There never was bo-.k pulili-lio.
1 kc it. 1'ii'i lurticuin bv it ml Put llnok wmiitd.
t.Mu.i rtniiiftii i.iu i.u- uiuuit) i. l ui..
The Master Spit its of the World,
The Treasure House of A---i rlca.
Tllh 'iKEAT BO'lv "V THE .All.
Audits rprt "l uf 26 to 1 (i m iy m :t t0,f Imurs
ordiys. l'd-irr uitv I . .Win---
J. . ..no'i.-i-'KED
PARENT ENAMEL PAINT.
rpJIKNi: lnlntNiirPL'oiiiiMril oi tlio lnrr
A nnd best mntcrials known to painters: tho princi
pal Ingredients being I'uro Whlto Lead, Zlno and Lin
seed Oil, which nro mado to unito in n homoKcneouo
mass, by the addition of othor materials, which add
greatly to tho durability, clostlcity, beauty nnd strength
of tho Taint. Tho whole nro chemically combined sc
tbnt tho pigments nro held in permanent solution, tliu
lormlnpn now compound which dries upon tho surfacc
and adheres firmly to it, formlneasinooth, glossy, firm
elastic beautiful nnd durablo Paint. Tho Oil, which to
tho real lite ml the Paint, cannot lcavo it. nnd ho nb
orbed by tho substance to which it is applied, ns it doeo
in paints mixed in tho ordinary way, thus leaving thp
pigments dry and chalky, to wash nnd run off in a fow
months. This Paint is unaffected by changes of wcath
or is perfectly impervious to tho notion of water: i.
well adapted to all classes of work, and is in every wv
a better Paint for cither insldo or outsido work, or boa',
painting, than any other Paint known to tho trado,
nnd will last, at least, thrco times as long ns the ben
Lead or Oil. mixed in tho ordinary way. These Paints
aro ready roil uskj nro easily applied by any one; iu
quiro no mixing, stirring, or additions of dryers.
1 (Julloii Mill cover UUsiqiiiiro ynrilsJ i;U
Full satisfaction guaranteed to customers.
Sold by the gallon, keg nnd barrel. Orders attended
to promptly. Specimens nnd price list furnished grati..
I?rico 3L,iMt 3Brntllcy'H J?titout Eiimiiel Taint,
Mixed ready for use, and easily applied, in I'uro White, and nny Shade, Tint or Color desired
1 $2.60 rer gallon,
Inside and Outsido Whito, 82-50 per gallon,
" 7 H.50
" 8 2.50
' 'J 3.M)
" til 2.J0
" 11- 2.t0
" 12- 2..50
li J2.50 per gallon.
No. 24 S2.50 per gallon.
20 2.50 "
27 2.50 "
2S 2.60 "
30 2.50 "
31 2.S0 '
32 2.50 "
33 2.50 "
" 3i 'i-
C. P. KNIGHT,
SV.l I.OJIIIAltl) ST., n
37 2 50
SsinU and IlllndS.
M I I
ij H C3
Ne -jrli C.i.L-1 sm I'litt-i-iii.ti
I. j i .N. Or! an.
EAST TENNESSEE BOOK HOUSE.
"WILLIAMS, STUKGES & CO.,
BOOKSELLERS AND STATIONERS,
DKAJiKKS IX ClinOMOS, FKAIEH, AL11UMS, MUSICAL INBTItUMEXTtt,
1MMII.Y niltl.KS, 1S1CN, NI.ATKS, IJI.ANK IIOOKN, ie,, Vf.
THE MOST SELECT STOCK OF WALL PAPERS AV EAST TEXSESSEE.
Spitcui. Uoohh Now Harps of Columbia, Fowler's Arithmetic, Ronyold's Copy Books.
ocJw MURC1IANTS CAN BUY OF US T ADV-NTAOE.
T. O'CONNER & CO.,
KnoxvlUc Iron Go.
IRON COMPANY I
SADDLES AND BRIDLES hap. iron,
Of Every Description. ! MACHINERY,
CARRIAGE AND IIUGGY RAILROAD 8PIKKt
, .. CUT NAIUJ &c.
IB uriicss Collars,
Miners un l Oeuli-ri in
Aim Wholcsiile Dealers in CO I CISII'IC
Saddlers' Hardware, (' 0 A ! A N ) K K
.N U X V ILLK, T : S N K S K K
OO' j- ;inl n.irlii
On Eat TocneMotf. Virglnw unif (leorgla Itollro.nl.
Wesv "i 1'ijpui,
U.MJUlt.i.j . TKKNK.SXLl.