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Commissioner Rollins Issues an
Keport or the Supervising Archi
tect. Resignation of Mayor Hoffman,
Death of James Rotkschild.
Burning or the Steamer Mata-moras.
Spanish Provinces Calling
Brutal Treatment or Americans
Disgraceful Conduct or Minister
Incidents and Accidents.
Important i Hvciuie Ortlccrs.
Washington, Nov. 1G. Commissioner
ESTABLISHED MARCH 30, 1835.
NASHYILLE, TENNESSEE, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER IT, i6S.
NEW SERIES NO. 71,
Rollins has isued a circular calling the
attention of all officers to internal revenue
regulations for marking and branding
caeks or packages of distilled spirit?, strict
compliance with which is enjoined on all
oQiceis and gusgere. Complains are made
that there is great lack of uniformity
amoug guagers in carrying outlhc3e regu
lations, and it is charged in some districts
that the regulations arc persistently and
deliberately disregarded. All officers are
notified that they must be strictly com
plied with. It is also reported that stamps
for distilled Fpirils in many instances
are negligently and insecurely attached.
This is almost entirely the result of care
lesmesa on the part of the guagers,
and under haste in affixing stamps. Care
mut be taken to affix stamps carefully and
Hinoothly, and the guager mint take lime
cifough to doeo. After it is so affixed it
shourd be cancelled es prescribed, and then
covered with transparent vjrnieh. This is
a matter for which the guager will be held
responsible, and ad.sire to do the greatest'
amount of work in the shorten space of
time, will not be accepted for failure to do
the work well.
Collectors and other receiving officers
re instructed to detain or seize any and
all caks and packages of spirits after the
receipt of these instructions, which are
not marked or branded as required by in
structions in Sections 40, 10, 7, and the
supplement thereto and forthwith report
the facts to this office. The owner of spir
its will find io his interest to insist that
the gauger do" his work correctly. Any
neglect to mark and brand spirits as re
quired by regulation!. Any case of negli
gence or carelesuesa in attaching Btamp3
v hould at once be reported to this office so
that proper steps may be taken for the dis
missal of officers so doing and collectors
will be justifiable. Decline to asign any
yuagcr to duty who Ehall be found guilty
of such negligence, carelessness or disre
gard of the regulations.
Supervising Architect Willit has sub
mitted his report on the condition of public
lmililin? under his supervision far the
ear ending September 30, 18CS. The
business h low greater than at any time
since its oreauizalion. The report men
tiona that among causes of embarrassment
in the completion of many biddings in the
came of construction is the eight nour sys
tem on the government works, which the
Siirierviiiuir Architect condemns strongly,
and states it has greatly increased the cost
end retardtd the progress oi me bunaiaj
under tho charge of his office, lie recom
mends that a sufficient portion of the liat
u-rv in New York be purchaed for a site
for" appraisers' stores, and ultimately a new
Customhouse, the present building being
overcrowded, and increasing business
making sdditional room indispensable.
He also claims attention to difficulties
in bidding for government contracts, and
rccomraeudsfhat eomerestrictioasbe placed
upon it. Unner the present plan the most
worthless and incompetent bidders have
a right to intist on, the acceptance of his
proposal, even though the department
i-t.ould be confident it cannot be enforced.
All efforts to collect for a breach of con
tract have heretofore failed. His estimate
lor the balance of the present and next
Oral year including $110,000 for Custom
house at (airo, $150,000 for same at St.
I'auI. $100,000 for same at Madison, Wk-
cousin, $.5,0l0 for same at Springfield,
Illinois, $150,000 for Maiine Hospital at
Chicago, $25,000 for Customhouse at Des
lucinca and Iowa, $75,000 for branch mint
at San Francisco, $SOO,000 for new Post
office at Boiton, and $490,000 for Treasury
building at Washington.
Tho Comptroller of the Currency has
concluded his annual report, which has
been ecnt to the public printer, lie re
commends the redemption of National
Bank notes m New York and prohibiting
the payment of interest on bank balances
by tho banks of that city. The report
will contain the usual statistical informa
tion, showing the condition of the banks,
the amount ol revenoe, etc. The number
of banks organized since the last annual
report is twelve, the number closing ii
twelve, and the number which have failed
The leuilt .f the lengthy couferenre
- between Secretary of the Treaenry and
Commissioner Kollins to day will be the
appointment or njeciion of several wl o
have been nominated for Supervirorship.
A dispatch from San Francisco of the
ltith says, passengers and mails by the
Central Pacific railroad are now carried to
Argenta, Nevada, the elation for ll e
iterse mining district, 335 miles ea-t ot
Sai-raiaenlo. the track is laid Co miles fur
ther cist. Tl'Cfarnitig for October ri
Mrs. Major Pauline Cudiman i.ik Har
riet Ward, the noted Union spy during llie
rebellion, wa arrested in New York Satiir
nicht on complaint of A. 11. Newmuib,
fur larceny of $11 from hia person and oom
It is now understood tint Oram's trip to
New York was to hold a conference' wiili
prominent business men 'or selection ol a
Secretary of the Treasury. He i most fa
vorably dispoecd toward John J. Cisco for
flu litnnch mint at Denver, Colorado,
during the month of October, paid out 1C9
harscold bullion, valued at$S5,717 59 coin.
Jlovcmcnls ofllie President Elect,
New York, Nov. 1C Gen. Grant,
companied by his wife and General Dent,
left West Point at half-past three yester
day, and arrived in this city in the eve
ning. He was received at West Point and
along the line between this city and Gar
rison's Landing. Before leaving West
Point he inspected the cadet corpB.
Mayor Hoffman to-day sent in his letter
of resignation to the Common Council, to
take effect November 30.
The sub-committee of tho Joint Conjrei
Bional Committee resumed t ession to day.
Testimony was given showing frauds being
perpetrated under the present revenne
laws ; that distillers are as successful now
as beforo in evading the payment, and that
from one-third to one-half 'of the whisky
manufactured escapes tax. The various
modes in which frauds are carried out, acd
by which the revenue is defrauded, were
fully explained. The investigation cn
this branch of their inquiry is still further
pursued until to-morrow.
JoeCoburn. pugilist, Baited lor osiuor-
There were rumors ot failures on tue
streets to-day, but only was brought in un
Bankers have stood the violent fluctua
tions remarkably well. Transactions in
gold were enormous ; the gross clearings
reaching 177 millions.
General Grant this afternoon received
callers at his parlor at the Metropolitan
Ho'.el. When at his room he received all
who called, but refuses to designate any set
hour when he would be in attendance.
This evening the General and Mrs. Grant
attended a dinner party at Judge Pier
pont's, and this evening visited Pike's
Opera House. On Wednesday morning
Mr. Conner will take the General to see
Dexter trot, and in the evening he will be
entertained at a dinner given by A . T.
Foreign Iteeogulllon of the Sen Uov-
Madrid. Nov. 1C Swilzerland.Austrian
and Norway have recognized the Spanish
government under the conviclfcn lint it
will receive the sanction ot me ivories.
Fifteen thousand workmen are now in
Madrid without means of getting a living.
They are receiving pay from the govern
Madrid. Nov. 1C There was an im
mense demonstration here Saturday in favor
New York. Nov. 10. foreign
patches recsived to-day say that nothing
of:an official character has yet been made
public or submitted to the Diet with refer
ence to the umpircsbip of iang W illiam
in regard to the claims of the United
States on Great Britain, for depredation
committed by the AUbama.
The Prussian Pastoral Conference, com
posed of one hundred and twenty clergy
men from all parts of Prussia, has issued
the following declaration considering the
pretensions of the Roman- Pontiff in the
recent invitation to tho protestants: It
would be desirable, not only for the pro
testant charge of Prussia, but for all the
evangelical chnrches of Germany, to re
new, before God and mm, by the months
of their ecclesiastical laborers, their unani
mous' adherence of that church to the con
fession of Augsburg.
The Czar has issued a uka?, by which
nine-tenths of the drinking saloon now
existing in the Russian empire are to be
London, Nov. 1C The announcement
is made to-day in London journal that
Esy. Archibald Campbell, D. D., Bishop
of London, has been appointed Archbishop
of Canterbury. .
Paris, Nov. 16. La Franca finds fault
with Lord Stanley, for his reference to
Francs in iiis speech. It says he should
recommend moderation to Prussia, not to
France, and asserts the general impression
produced by the result of American nego
tiations on prospects of peace in Europe.
London, Nov. 10 The corporate au
thorities of Brighton give a banquet to
Eeverdy JohnEon and George Peabody
Paris, Nov. 10. Baron Jame3 Roths
child, head of tho house of Rothschild
died here yesterday.
NAri.ES, Nov.10. Vesuvius has becomo
agitated and a newcone has been formed,
from which streams of lava arc being
Bucharest, Nov. 10. A violent shock
of earthquake occurred hero on Friday.
of the monarchical form of government.
Addresses were made by Mazaga, Marios,
Socino, Prim, Topete and ethers. Net
less than 50,000 people were present.
Much enthusiasm was manifested.
Madrid. Nov. 10. The majority of
Captain Generals of the Provinces have re
quested an increase of their respective gar
risons, to which Gen. Prim has replied in
a circular, stating that such increase would
b beyond the resources of the country.
Troops are concentrated in New Ca'tile,
and can be readily dispalclieu whenever
JXCIDEXT ASD ACCIDENT.
New York, Nv. 10 Major P .iiue
'Cushman, who was arrested on bn.iday
evening at the instance of A. R. Nswcoinb,
once a bunness agent of hew, and incarcer
ated in the 15lh precinct etationhouse all
that night, on a charge ot larceny, and was
arraigned before Justice Doilge at the Jef
ferson Market Police Court yesterday
morning, to answer when questioned by
the Court. Newcomb said he had no com
plaint to make and with that the accused
lady was permitted to depart. It is due to
Major Cnshman to state that she most in
dignantly denies the accusation and (that
she avers the proceedings instituted by
Newcomb gbave tbe.r origin in vmuic
tivenesj and jealousy.
Rev. Henry Waad Beecher last evening
preached from the text "abhor that which
is evil, in wnicu ne uuspniiugijr ur
nounced the whisky and- other frauds, and
wholesale corruption in office at Albany
and Washington, and among the judiciary.
Last evening James Barrow, a resident
of Trov, was instantly killed at the Bar
clay street ferry, by being crushed between
the" beat and the bridge.
The steamer City of London, froniEu-
rope, arrived this morning.
Madison, Ind., Nov. 10 About 11
o'clock this morning Jacob Gansner, a
ycung man that had gained considerable
notoriety in the police court", was shot anl
instantly killed:;by Wm. Jones, a sbcet-iron-worker
of Hub city. Jones immedi
ately eurrendered himself to the authori
ties. The C-ironei's jury after a thorough
investigation of the affair rendered a ver
dict of justifiable homicide and Jones was
Nr.v York, Nop. 10. General Bidau,
of General Grant's staff, stated to-day in
answer to a question as to whether General
Grant intended to be present at the Everett
dinner, that it would depend on whether
Secretary Randall, McCulloch. or Welles,
would be Euet. as the President elect did
not desire to meet any of those gentlemcr.
Syracuse, Nov. 10. Frank H. Rob
bin?, formerly confidential clerk of Fraser
& Burns, saddlery and hardware manu
facturer, has been detected in extensive
embezzlements. Hia latest exploits are
collecting monev from creditors of the firm,
and it is believed he is operating heavily
in the Western States.
Memphis, Nov. 10. C. M. Robertsor,
private watchman at the Memphis and
Louisville Railroad, was run over near the
depot this morning by the train and horri
bly mutilated, his head being almost sev
ered from his body.
Fortress Monroe, Nov. 10. lhe
Steamer Mutamoras from Savannah lor
New York, with a cargo of cotton, blew
out a tube of her boiler on tho night of
the 15th, off Capo Hatteras setting fire
to tho vessel. Every effort was made to
mvp lipr but tho firo trained rapidly and
the crew had to take to the boats. They
w ere out 7 hours when they wero picked
up by the schooner Frank from Turk !
land for Halifax and brought here.
The wedding of Speaker Coirax and
Miss Wade takes place at Andover, Ohio,
I'toxro- of ihi- Ciilirrnntorial Con
flict. Uli-atias-ee, Nov. 10. At the meet
ing if the Supreme Court, Wednesday next,
Gov Reed will apply for a quo warranto
on 1 Governor Ulea n, toi-uow by what
right lie holds the office of Lf. Governor.
Gov. Iteed claims that Mr. tileason was
inelig-ile when ho qualified, not having
been a citizen of the State thrrr years, b
require by the Constitution. There is in
type, to tensed to-morrow, a circular in the
interest f Sanders, the independent colored
candidal for Congress from lUo unteri
fieil lige' committee to the Republican
party of 'lorida. This circular is signed
hy eoroc fifteen j-roinincnt politicians,
calling foithe hearty support of voters in
the cominj election, which takre place on
the 2Sth ol December.
l'rocrsi of llio Knllrnad Qiinrrc!.
Tam.aiiasse, Nov. 15 Gov. Reed in a
speech to the Justices of the Supreme
Court for a written opinion on the legality
of the impeachment, refers them to ap ar
ticle in the constitution providing for an
extraordinary session of the legis
lature by which only euch business can be
transacted as is mentioned in the call r
b ought before them by the Governor, ex
c pt by the unanimojs coment of both
iiTIphKo elates that fo lr persons who
v tfd a Senatois were not entitled to seats
b 7 hi proclamation declaring their ieats
vacant, they having held, cincc the last
Legist. tU'e, one the office ol Secretary ot
Bate, one that o!' I irenit Jm'ge, ore tl at
of clerk f i court, and llie omer that of
fulicitor. The Sera'c is composed of
twentv-f r members. Governor Leid
claims that there were only eight present,
consequently no extraordinary session con
vened, and tneir ai ls are oi no iori-r .
The Governor sa;.s the officers ot the
Stale do not know, "in the unsettled and
anomalous conditien of things, whom they
should recogoiz.- a lhe head ot the l-.xecu
live Department. The administration i f
the Slate government is obstructed, iiml
the peace and welfare of the whole State
jeopardized, and he aUs their opinion.
Saunders, the inili pendent candidate for
Congrcs", in a circular letter dated Head
quarters of the Union League of Florida,
addressed to the members of the League,
Bsvinlhe Republican nominating conven
tion has put up a man whose name alone
insures defeat, and calls on colored Repub
licans to send a live black mao to the nest
Congress. Saunders signs himself Grand
President of the Union Leagne of Florida.
The Democrats have adopted Gram'
motto "Let u? have peace."
Sei toiW Chnnres Against the Anicricau
New York, Nov. 10. The Herald says
the Minister of the United States to Para
guay has been getting himself into serious
trouble with Marshal Lopez. The latter
accused Minister Washburne with having
entered into a conspiracy to assasiinate tho
President, and it was charged he had re
ceived a reward of$140,000 forhis action.
The chief accuser is Scnor James Berges,
the Minister for foreign affairs, who turned
State evidence against the conspiracy. He
charged Porter C: Bliss, a member or the
legation, with having signed a compact
with the conspirators, although Mr. Bliss
denies all the charges in a letter to lm
friends. The Paraguayan government
publishes a letter purporting as having
been signed by Mr. Blis, admitting all the
charges againet his own .Minister. This
letter is generally believed t) have been
gotten from the writer by means of torture
while in prison.
The whole foreign population of Rio D
LaPlattc rcorn the outrages committed b
Lopiz in this affair, but regret that a Min
ister of the Great Republic should have
even noticed such charges. The com
mander of the American Fquadron, Rear
Admiral Davis, has taken prompt mea-ures
to vindicate the insult to our flag.
Th.ePo.-t says editorially: "We print
a letter from a well-informed correspond
ent in Rio DeJaneiro, the tone of which
shows the deep feeling which exists among
Americana in Brazil."
In regard to the extraordinary story
about the United States Minister in Para
guav, Mr. Washburne, it U averted Mr.
Wa'-hburne left the country nnd abandoied
to the barbarous Dictator, Lopez, iw..
American citizens, Porter C. Blis-f and
G. F. Masterraan, both employed in the
legation as U. S. officers. So incredible a
story of cowardice on the part of a U. J3.
Minister should be received, at least, as
doubtful and sueceptible e.f somo explana
tion honorable to Mr. Washburne. A long
letter of Mr. Washburne's, which will be
found elsewhere, fully confirms it.
He relates in this letter, which is ad
dressed to the English Minister at Rio
Janeiro, that Bliss and Masterman were
forced from his side a3 ho and they were
passing irom me l-egauou iu me naiti
side, whence they were to embark in a
United States galley. Not only did he suf
fer this atrocious violation ol ttie ngnts ot
American officers, but he seems, from hi
account, to have gone quietly aboard the
vessel awaiting lor him, and sailed off,
leaving them to their fate, without even
stopping to remonstrate. Our correspond
ent iu Rio Janeiro adds still further, that
while the English and French fleets are
hastening to Paraguay to rescue their
people, Washburne lias not even called for
our fleet, which lies idly in the Rio, while
Lopez is torturing and murdering at his
own sweet win.
Mr. Washburne's own letters condemn
him. No euch shameful outrage has ever
been suffered by American citizens as that
which he has tolerated. No such weak
;r,,tp,1 nprann has ever misrepresented our
government abroad, or suffered our flag to
be dishonored and the sanctity of the
fniinl StntpsLe-jrition to be violated. We
will say nothing of reports which come
from Rio Janeiro, of Mr. Washburne's en
ith Lon?z or his corruption
bv that barbarian. It is quite enough that
l.o l.ia iimplr suffered two American citi
zen', besides a large number of persons of
other nations lo be taken from his legation,
where'.hey had sought refuge fr6m the fury
We hope cur government will act promptly
: tl.ta mutter. The country has a right
to demand.that the President fhall send out
without the loss of a day by me spceuie
conveyance, a man with spirit to assert and
.Tiolntain tho rifhls and honor of our flag,
m iit-o ilm nlace of Washburne, and the
be backed by a fleet
which will enable him to wring from Lopez
the mo3t ample reparation and apology lor
his outrage on our tbg, and immediate
restoration of all persona whom ho forced
from the lea'ion. .
"There can be no argument on this ques
tion. If our (lag does not protect Ameri
cans in foreign countries it is a sham, and
has no right among tbe mg oi nauoos,
and unless our government acts promptly
and vigorously in the matter, we shall be
come contemptible amorfg foreigners. Let
be 'sent out at once in the fastest man-of-war
we have ; let him take the fleet which
lavs at Rio de Janerio with him, aid be
in'strut-'ed to deal with Lopez as Decitur
with tin- Day of Algiers. It appears from
Washburne's own letter that Lopez rs a
ruthless barbarian, who violate! every law,
.,.i ..npu ihn rights of no one, whetl.cr
native or foreign. There is reason to be
that he ha submitted Bliss and Mas-
ir. inrtnrp. nnd there is no rearon
to deal wiili him otherwi-e than as one
..1.1 tr-Iflt n nir.llp
'It is humiliating that it should le
necesaury for the press of this country to
rail did n the government to resent such an
unheard of outrage upon our flag as Lopez
committed, or to save from impiison-
. inrtnrp r,r death American citi
zens ' Mr. Washburne's misconduct
is ' 'a -tinging di-grace lo every
American-one under which oui perp.e
will hardlv remain quiet, for if th-y did
they would have lost all spirit and sense ol
honor. We truFt the President and 3Ir.
Sevraid will for once act promptly and
show there is some decision and vigor le t
:.u- A,;,n onvprnment. ashburne s
111 me aiuvi. b" .
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NEWS OF THE DAY.
It is now thought that the propositus
for a constitutional convention iu Illinois
Petitions addressed to General Grant are
being circulated asking that 3. lady be ap
pointed post mistrees at St. Louis.
A lire ou Friday night iu Bennington,
Yt., destroyed Mount Anthony Hotel, and
badly damaged the new building owned by
T.W.Park. Loss, 536,000.
W. W. Corcoran, farmer banker iu
UaihiugloD, is going lo build there an
asylum tor indigent women, with actual
modatiom for Irom eixty to. seventy per
eons. Tho Baton Rouce Advocate says hand
cars are running to a point four miles dis
tant from Rosedale, but the road wilt not
hi open for Ireight or travel for teveral
. eeka yet.
A fire Saturday morniug entirely de
stroyed the saw mill of Ttosco & Co., in the
northwestern part of Philadelphia. The
loss is estimated at S25,000, with but small
The latest scheme for Indian pacifiea
'tion proposes to teach the squaws to weave
bright colored blankets and set the war
riors to raising sheep.
In a Jenkins account of ft fashionable
party in New York, we find mention of
'.ii;Eg 1 white Swiss fluted tullo and a
model Grecian bend."
The wife of Philip Hart, a merchant of
Jackson, Mississippi, was found drowned
in a cistern on his premises, in that city, a
few days ago. She was a bride of but a few
A fire at the House of Refuge in Balti
more, Friday morning, destroyed the en
gine house, watch factory and other out
buildings, with 300" tuns of coal. Los?,
S10.000. The main building was unin
jured. A few nights since, a boy at Niagara
Falls stretched a cord across the street a
little above the pavement "just for fun,J'
and a German fell over it, breaking his
collar-bone and receiving injuries which
will lay him up for several weeks.
The Sugar Planter (La.) notes the pro
gress making in repairing the Grosse Tete
Railroad. The lake has been reached, and
but a few days more of good weather are
necessary to complete tho work to the
Grosse Tete. Other repairs are progressing
as rapidly as p5ssible.
The Milwaukie Sentinel says : The
Wisconsin State Bank affair is in a fair
way of settlement. An arrangement hus
been made by which the smaller depositors
are to'be paid in full in a few days, while
the larger ones will receive S0 per cent,
cash, and the balance in a short time.
A Washington special says : It is assert
ed on authority claiming to be official, that
the United States government has given no
instructions whatever to Minister Reverdy
Johnson since his departure for Europe, to
guide him iu his negotiations for the set
tlement of the Alabama claims, and thata 11
the credit attaching to hia course during
the past six weeks is due wholly to him
self. A terrible tragedy occured at Dubuque
on the night of the 12th inst. William
Brown, an upholsterer, walked to his wife,
who was lying in bed, and shot her dead.
He -then shot himself in the abdomen, but
is still alive, although in a critical condij
tion. Domestic difficulty wa3 the cause of
the crime. A family of five small child
ren 13 left without a protector.
At a council of members held at the
Tuilleries, proof was adduced of the ex
I'atpppp of a conspiracy to overthrow the
existing order of affairs in France, and a
resolution was adopted providing for the
use of the most vigorous measures for its
suppression. The public journals will be
permit from interference if ihey rtfrain
from inciting the people egainst lhe gov
ernment. General Shermau furniahea thepllow
ing list of troopa'serving in Montana, with
their situation, location, etc.; Camp Coot,
west bank Missouri, near the mouth of
Judith, commanding officer Colonel An
drews, thirteenth infantry, lour companies,
400 enlisted men, thirteen officers. Fort
Shaw, south bank Sun river, eighty-two
miles north of Helena, commanding uiheer
Major Clinton, thirteenth infantry, four
companies, 27S enli-ted men, eighteen
officers. Fort Ellis, in liallatin Valley,
commanding officer, Captain Yamotte, two
171 enlisted man, and four
officers. Total number of men and officers
030. . ,.,
T!ip fir which destroyed the tmerman
House at Syracuse on the 13th, originated
in the kitchen of the soiei ai aooui .
r.Vlnrk. Manv persons escaped by jump
tntr fmm thp windows. Mrs. uurdeii, me
innrilRrlr. sustained a broken thigh by tall
rifr frnrn n window. 1 lie principal loisca
and insurances are : Samuel Lamed, owner
of hotel, $45,000, insured forS'25,000 ; Mr.
Burdick, furniture, etc., 512,000, insured
Mrs. Soott-Siddons excites ,the enthusi
asm of Boston. ' t
Rossini, tho eminent composer, is said
to be seriously ill.
Tho Alton (111.) bank- robbers have
been arrested at Kansas City.
The eldest son oflhe late'Horaco Mann
died in Cambridge, Massachnsetts, last
Wednesday, agetJ twenty-Jour.
General Grant has been rjdely, known
as n "tanner." He will sofcn, for a short
time, become a Cabinet maker.
Tho straw braiders of England aro dis
tressed at the disappearance of bonnets
from female heads.
Brovct Brigadier General Iloraco
Brooks has assumed command of the De
partment of "Washington.
They have a "Grecian Bend Saloon"
in Cleveland. Breakfast bill : our apples,
cucumbers and Jersey lightning.
Old clothes ore in demand. A Phila
delphia lady has applied, for the use
or the Jeff. Davis wearing apparel for
Nathaniel Wilson, the sewing machine
man, is likely to be a Democratic candid
ate for.Governor of Connecticut' at . tho
Tho nnmber of children who attend
school in tho United States amounts to
5,000,000. They uso 20,000,000 books,
which cost 18,750,000.
The ladies at the White Houso have
invited Mrs. Grant to visit her future
home to become acquainted with its
Alex Peter?, general freight agent of
tho Illinois Central and Michigan Souths
em Railroads at St Louis, has just been
The Hon. James G. Blaine, M. C, was
iutrodcued at tho meeting in Gardiner,
Me-, on Saturday night last as tho next
"Speaker of the House."
In Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Satur
day, Benjamin F. Porter-killed himself
by accidentally discharging a revolver
which he was ongaged in cleaning.
Dick King, of Santa Gertrudis, the big
stock man of Western Texas, has offered
to build tho railroad for Louisiana from
Now Orleans to Sabiue, and givo the
carpet-bag-ridden Statu any length of
time to pay for the road.
Tho Secretary of War has addressed a
letter to Colonel C. D. Pennebaker, Ken
tucky State agent, officially informing him
that the Executive does not consider the
caso of John S. Wells, the alleged guer
rilla, proper for Executivo action.
Thero is a very clever gentleman in
Cynthiana, Kentucky, jiamed Hogg, and
ono in Leesburg, Harrison county, Ky.,
named Pigg. Recently Mr. Hogg visited
Leesburg was introduced to Mr. Pigg. A
broad smile spread over their counten
ances as their names were pronounced.
A. A. Wilder, of Detroit, has perfected
an invention for getting rid of horses in
propelling street cars. It consists of a
steam condenser, and appliances for at-,
taching a locomotive engine to tho for
ward platform of the car in such manner
that neither steam, smoke nor cinders
can escape; and tho noise made by tho
machinery i3 not so great as that pros
duced by tho working of a Wheeler &
Wilson sowing machine. The boiler is
located upon tho platform, and occupies
a spaco twenty inches in diameter, with
nn nltitudp of three feet, while the en
gine is completely hidden under the body
of the car, and protected from dust, frost,
snow, etc., by a substantial casing of
wood and galvanized iron The plan also
provides lor heating the car by steam.
It ha3 been tried and works satisfactorily.
Ills A'nrrow Kscnpe from n-conicaer-
From the Angosta (Qa.) Constitutionalist.
Th fnllnwinc remarkablo nnecdote
tn IIS from an esteemed contribu-
tor. He says: "1 uid not myseu meet
:t', iio nilvpnlure recorded, but it was
TinrMted to mo bv a friend, whoso word
I could implicitly trust, but whose death
i,oa Appnrrpd since tho surrender."
Ono mornintr, how it matters not, four
frrnr pnmnMV. mvsclf amoniT the num
bar, found ourselves intho wilds of South
rpmllnn. without anv knowledeo of tho
far S3.000 : Edwards, doming, si",""".
Fured for $4,000; J. W. Yale, paper hang
ino. S1S.O00. insured for $12,000; C. H.
Ttlmr 5o 000. oartlv insured. There are
a number of minor losses, which are partly
covered by insurance. The total los and
insurance are about a3 urst siaieu.
llcnd-rirciscs ;niut tius-
ttintcstril Clly Election.
CnAKMSios, Nov. lG.-The impres-
r, .1... .aenni plppttOn Will
sion prevails mm no- """
he nriiudced:to have been illegal.
I lie J'lnir t'e Insurant!-.
Hivaka. Nov. 1G.Several flags of lhe
r.nlniiniiist9 have been captured. They
are triangular and have a erene in thecen-
radiatinc stripes of different colors.
The raising of this flag appears to indicate
that the insurgents luicna to eteciare me
independence ol luu.
tt-.c,-.,- 'nr. 1G The Democrat
has been sold to Messrs. John E. Hatcher
.A V IT Pprriri te Ol Hie Ollisviuc
tlUV in ...
Journal. Its political cnaracier wm .
The depositors in Milwaukee County
Bank are promised 6ix per cem.
amounts due them.
The latest fashions in head-dres3es and
chignons are described in Ifariter Bazar,
as follows :
Evening head-dresses are full garlands
across the front hair, with trailing vines
over the chignon. The same flower in dif
ferent colors is in each coiffure. Sweet-pea
wreaths and small honey-suckles, prettier
than one could imagine, pink, white and
scarlet on the same vine, are large and full
in front with a Ion spray at the side.
Prire from S10 to S12. Mossy vines and
tendrils have large half-opened roses over
the forehead, with small Duas on me iraii
ing branches at the side or back. Price
A diadem of garnet velvet and lrosteu
-.1 l-.l Ii.hi1.iIb li.a H
n-mp ipav.g. Willi cnrieu icuuuia,
--"I , , !,;
bouquet to maicn ior me corea;-.-. y-"
S15. A lovely wreath was formed of the
tinv white elder blossoms and uarK greeu
leaves. Price 12. A Cluster anu
spray cf eglantine, the beautiful wild rose,
has crystatizeu leaves jiu in j....
. . , . i ,: fi, ita
A eatin rose-ouu jusi oursuog uu.
mossy calyx and a drooping spray of mossy
foliage is worn on llie sioe crepes.
A stylish orcameni ior me
feilher aid gilt aigrette, the gilt tipped
with luiquoise Thia is attached by a hair
Price S3. In others
each strand oi the gilt is tipped wilh birds
with gold beaks and gilded wing3 are be
sides aigrettes of heron feathers tipped
with colored stones. Price $14 Butter
flies, with pins to fasten them on, are made
of nansparent mother of pearl. Price $8.
Tortoise shell combs, the top held cn by
hinges, form a short bandeau in front of
lhe chignon. The plain, straight headings,
or thoc ornamented with carving heavier
than lhe light perforated with carving
!,p,! i,,ni aeo. cost from nine to sixteen
dollars. Plain tortoise-hell bands large
enough to clasp under tnecuignori are niso
worn. 1 rice tliree oouars ami uuj eeoir.
Jet vines for surrounding the chignop,
made of hall', leaves, anil me lavome
Marguerite pattern, are large in the centre,
smaller towards the sides
Crimped and braided chignon for the
1 , l i. :u .. ...1
street are worn very large ano inKu, .mu
are eurrounded witti a enmpeu ires?, or
else a plait, me ooiieu cinguoa,.periu:v
nently crimped, can be bought lor si
.lMiors Two lone 8trand3 of small
rl. f.iTm a handsome coiffure for even
;nr T ipre is no cliielion necessary
natural hair is furmtd into finder pufls at
the side, with the curls floating between.
One strand of curls attached to a comb, i3
worn in the street between wide braids.
Two strands cost $12. A single fctrand,
$o Short curls to be worn under the chig
non are $4. Artificial crimps for lhe front
hair are $4.
Tho New York Tribune says tho law
creating the office of a General of the
nrmv docs not contemplate n succession.
nnd therefore General Grant will not re
country separated Irom our command,
nnd bavins an idea that Sherman's ads
vanco iruard was close to us, but in what
r-nuld not tell, as we wero
..ifarW nt nloss. This.it will be allowed,
was a situation far from pleasant, but
when, in addition, it is taken into consid
eration that we were enduring the pangs
f hnntrnr nnd thirst : that wo were weary,
heart and body completely proiteuuonu
and thatwc possessed a sorrowiui cou-
that the Confederacy was near
ita pnd. it will be readily imagined mm.
luvc inlcp nnd hilarious remarks en
livened our conversation as wo jogged
if TTnncpr is a "uest Hiatuses very
little'ccremony in his visit, and the little
fMtnw u-ns knnckin-r at our breasts very
rudely, and clamorously asserting his
presence. He was not to be put to
a;ipnpt and so. for peace sake, we deter-
minpil to .errant his reouest As if to try
us, no sooner had we' agreed to search
foi lood, than we caint? to a by-path
l,;Mi l.r.mhed off to the richt of tho
rnml wo were travelin-r. It looked prom
ising, and looking down a loaiy visia, w
discerned about three hundred yards off,
unmistakable signs of a farm-house, and
as a thing of course a land flowing with
milk and honey. So determined to "stand
hazard of the die," wo filed off down the
road to breakfast Wo found a small
farm-house, inhabited by an old widow
lady, whose two sons had been killed in
Virginia, and who, with four or five faiths
ful slaves, still managed to keep her little
farm in good order. Welcoming us, fir
"the sake of the gray," as she said, we
were soon seated n tho grass plat, en
joying the infiuonco of her excellent butter-milk,
corn bread and fried chicken,
wore rapidly becoming re -invigorated.
Q,l,ipnlv a confusion of voices sounded
near us, and I caught tho gleam of sabres
and bright uniforms, as about a dozen
cavalry in dark blue thundered down to
ward us. Evidently thev had not seen us.
a -n-nrH nnd n touch and all four wcrj
; the fidinininsr thicket, awaiting their
nnnrnach. They galloped up, and, order
in" breakfast, sat down on a bench to wa.i
for it I felt a touch on my shoulder-
and, looking up, saw a pale face near my
ntcn with eves uirueu in a cunsiraiuuu
nnnnr to tho officer nn the bench,
"If ." the lips whispered, almost
tnomtlhlv. "now is the time to end the
nnr Yonder sits Sherman."
I was so uttorly taken by surprise that
I did not at first comprehend him. bnt
gradually, as I gazed mechanically on tne
offippr minted out to nie. I beian to un-
.lprsrftnd that the South's greatest and
most powerful enemy, the one who was
i-inidlv wipinir her out of existence as a
1 . , i . ..l.i i r . . : . i, ;
nation, wno uem iun, u ii. "
the hollow of his hand, who had done
her moro evil in four unnths than nil his
predecessors had accomplished in as
many years, wh suuu ucre sbicuu
unconscious, within reach of my carbine.
I at once commenced cautiously to un
slin" it. The fate of the Confederacy,
perhaps, hung on that moment. When,
of iino lpneth of time. I think upon tho
sixteen I r , :f.-,ata that ive nt stake, mv
'Rht 'T, nnd I crow faint The Gen-
ri"" eral arose, unconscious of h'u peril, and
the , ... . i : i : ..ml inin
irn k-fa Willi aum iiiiiiiuiy uwu
the house, followed by his staff, and ver7
soon we could seo them through tne open
window engaged in eating ureaklas:.
was completely balded, and had no op
portunity, nor had any of us to renew
our attempts, as a body of cavalry soon
before whom we thought it pru
dent to retire, an 1 accordingly wade a
eudden retreat Actralis.
NAsnviiiE. Monday. Nov. 10. Senate
met at 9 A. sr.. Speaker Senter in the Chair
and eighteen members present.
REPORTS OP COMMITTEE.
The Judiciary Committee reported ex
amination of Senate bill 278, and recom
mended its passage with tbe amendment.
Mr. Rodgers introduced a bill to defend
the right of loyal persons. This bill au
thorises the Governor of the State to or
ganize a military force of not more than
one thousand effective loyal men, to be
stationed in Lincoln county, with the re
quisite of officers to serve three years.
The forca receives the same pay allowed
the mounted infantry in the army of the
United State;, and to be governed By the
same rnlea and regulations.
The bill also provide. that it at any
time the people of Lincoln county shall
express a wish, through their County Court,
that said troops should be withdrawn from
said county, and will execute a sufficient
bond to the State, signed by tue inairman
or Chief Justice of said county, binding
the said county, in the sum of five hundred
thousand dollars, conditioned ns follows:
That if any loyal and peaceable peraon
shall be disturbed or molested in person or
property, that is to sat : first, that if any
person shall be driven from his home they
will pay to such person the sum oi iu.vuu ;
second, that if any person shall be beat
and abused by any private clan, disguised
or otherwise, $15,000 ; third, that if any
person shall be killed there shall be paid
the Burvivor, husband, wife or child, or if
there be none of these, then the sura of
$20,000 shall be appropriated to common
The bill further provides mat n any re
turning officer, judge of election, or any
other person shall knowinzly receive or
count any illegal votes cast in any election,
such person shall be fined $500 and be im- !
prisoned hve years in tho Penitentiary ana
be rendered infamous; and any person
who shall knowingly cast one illegal vote
shall suffer the same penalty.
The bill pasied nrst reading and was re
ferred to Jndicial Committee.
By Mr. Keith : A bill to prevent los3on
the value of real estate, passed first reading.
HOUSE BILLS OS SECOND READING.
House Bill No. 79: A bill to protect the
laboring classes of the State. Referred to
House Bill JNo. -161 : A bill to deUoe
grand and petit larceny, etc , referred to
Judiciary Committee. I
House Bill iNo. 407: An act to amend
the Internal Improvement Act of 1852, re
ferred to Judiciary Committee.
SENATE BILLS ON SECOND READINO
Senate Bill No. 157 : An act to sell cer
tain railroad companies in the State, re
ferred to Judiciary Committee.
Senate Bill ISO. 147 : An act to invite
capital to, and to encourage manufacturing
and mining in the State, passed second
reading, referred to Judiciary Committee.
Senate Bill No. 225: An act for the re
lief of the Tax Collector of Warren
n . . nni V. no . a u:il ,1fi ,U
cenaie nm xu. o. : uut iu ucuuc ma
rights of qualified voters, rejected.
Senate Bill No. 247 : A bill to annex
part of Grundy county to Coffee county,
passed second reading.
Senate Bill No. 204 : A bill to allow pri
vate wayp, pa3seil second reading.
SENATE BILLS PA S3 ED OVER INFORMALLY.
Senate Bills N03. 121, 131 and 133, pro-
posing amendment3 to the constitution, re
ferred to Committee on Constitution.
Senate Bill iSo. 19i : A bill to construe
the insolvent lawi of the State, paed sec
ond reading and referred to Judiciary
Senate Bill No. 216: A bill directory
to ComtnUsioner of Registration, rejected.
Senate Bill o. 1240: A bill to regulate
mortgages, referred to judiciary otnmii-
. . . , , ,
Senate Bill ISO. H3 : A Dill losecureino
payment of public , moneya, pasjed tniru
The Senate then loou a recess prepara
tory to meeting the House in Convention
tn elect a State Printer.
The Senate after takwe a receas of about
urpniv-five minute', reassembled, and on
tnntin'n nf Mr. Nelson. Senate bill No.
"7S nn set to brins on the election ot
Judges, Chancellors and Attorney Gener
als-was taKen up on lis iasi reauiuj;-
The fourth Thursday m May, isoy, was,
nn motion of Mr. todeers, msenea in-
.(..,1 of day ot January, a? tne
lav for holdinc the election. The bill
passed on lis iniru reauiug auu oiueicu iu
be transmuted to me ajower xiouse.
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS,
Rpsnlntion No. 99. authorizing the Gov
ernor to employ counsel to defend the State
in the supreme uouri oi me unueu oiaies
withdrawn for amendment.
Rponltition ISo. IS. requesting the Uov-
o.nnr in nill unou General Thomas for
troops to defend loyal citizens; indefinitely
House ioint reiolution, calling upon the
General Government to pay the expenses
of the State guards : concurred m
House ioint ..resolution, ISo. 191, ap
pointing a joint committee to investigate
- . . t- "V ... nt .-il .
Bupposeu erroneous srauui vumw.
tiiJa nffirp- laid on the table.
House joint resolution, No. 193, for tbe
relief of Daniel imiu, oi warier couuij
House joint resolution, No. 197, requea-
i;n tho ttpnreseniaiivta iu vuuiiicoa iu
propo50 a bill to pay certain claims of citi
Tni nf this State.
On motion cf Senator Nelson, the reso
iMitnn aria liiil upon the table.
..w- ----- 10, fm-
I -f AIIOP 1 11 1 1 1 L I C(ll (ILIULJ. AftSi w
ing for the publication of tue Journals and
ct8 of 1867-8 : laid upon the table.
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(nnep mini rpsuiuLiuu. .11. xert ij.v.i.
ing against the issuance of any more bonds
r it,o Kintn tn railroad companies, was on
ilnn nf Mr. Mathews, laid upon the
11 VI 11" w " -
TTniiao ioint resolution JNO. uu, imp33ing
certain duties upon the Superintendent of
l,o fvinitnl. was concurred in
Wnnap mint resolution, no. -oi, uutu
torvto the officers of the Insane-Asylum,
J .- -e -vr-i i:.i
was. on monon oi iur. uciauu,
Ad burned until to-morrow morning ai
The House was called to order at ten A.
fore any action was taken the Senate met
For the purpose of electing a State Printer
for the next two years.
Speaker Sinter called the convention to
order, and the Clerk of the Senate read
the joint resolution fixing this day for tho
Mr. Richardj nominated Colonel George
. Grisham, editor of the Jonesboro (East
Tennessee) Union Flag, and principal Clerk
of the Houje. He briefly referred to Col.
Grisham's claims a3 a gallant officer who
had fought through the war in the Union
cause, and who, since peace had" been de
clared, bad maintained the principle of
tbe party with his editorial pen.
Mr. Williams suggested gravo doubts
whether this was the proper time for tho
election of a State Printer. This General
Assembly could not, according to his view
of the case, choose such an officer for the
next General Assembly. The term of the
present incumbent did not expire until
Mr.lKichards raised the point of order
that the convention could not consider the
objections urged by the gentleman from
Smith, (Mr. Williams,) ail that the con
vention had to do, was to measure its ac
tion strictly by the joint resolutions which
had been adopted by both branches 'of the
General Assembly, and under which the
convention had assembled.
Speaker Senter decided that tbe point of
order was well taken.
Mr. Projeer thought that as the question
was somewhat in doubt, the convention
had better adjourn until a thorough un
derstanding of the point involved could be
reached. He made a motion to that efFec.
Lost. Ayes 25, noes 65.
Senator Fuson nominated Judge n. II.
Mr. Doughty remarked that he had not
heard that Judge Harrison was a printer
Mr. White, of Greene, nominated James
Lyon, of Greeneville.
The vote was taken and resulted :
A CITAPTER OP RAILROAD
Cars Thrown from the Track
on Three Railroads.
One Man Killed, Another's Legs
Brokon, and Several Per
sons Slightly Injnred.
Sneaker Richards in the chair, and
uTii.nnp members heme present,
Mr. Mynalt reported irom eue iULium-
ipp nn the Lunatic Asylum a recommen
dation for the parage of Senate j oint reso
lution (No. 8J.) providing lor tue pur
chase of the Lzell trade lor tne use oi ioe
Board of Directors to sell a part of the
lands owned by that institution io raise
funds, for said purchase, ltie resolution
was concurred in.
NEW BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS.
By Mr. newett: Bill to amend, an act
passed March 14,1868.- Passed first read
ing. By Mr. Agee : Bill to amend section
thrae, of an act entitled "An act to change
the line between Hawkins and Hancock
M,,ni; Pssed first reading and referred.
Bv Mr. Reeves: An act to amend an act
13. 186S. creating County
for Fayette county. Passed
, . . r j
first readme and reierreti io juuicmrjr
. . ... . i . n . .
BvMr. Richards: .Bin lo reguiaio Diaie
,ii.i P.-intrnpted in aid of railroad compa
nies. Passed first reading and referred to
Hommittee on internal improvements
By Mr. Waters : 5Ul to correct an error
in the acts of 1867-8, transferring a portion
of Williamson county to iiumeriorc county .
Passed first reading and reierreu io w
miiipp on Counties and County Lines.
By Mr. Hewelt : am to amenu revenue
ortit, TftrarA to the owners of express
lno " -- -O - - - i r 1
wagons. Passed nrsi reading anu reierreu
to the Committee on
By Mr. Wilson : Bill to change the lime
nf linlilinir the Circuit Court in Wilson
Colonel Grisham, having received a ma
jority of the votes cast, was declared elect
ed btate Printer, to serve two years Irom
the expiration of the term of tbe present
The convention then dissolved, the Sen
ators returning lo their own chamber, after
which the House adjourned to 2 P. M.
Senate joint resolution No. 89 was brought
up in regular order. Adopted. '
HOUSE BILLS ON SECOND BEADING.
No. 249, by Mr. McNair : To encourage
mining, etc. On report of Committee cn
Internal Improvements. Rejected.
No. 335, by Mr. Woodward c To legalize
the official acts of Isaac R. Reeder, magie
Mr. CasoQ entered i motion to recon
sider the vote just taken on House bill No.
No. 35S, by Mr. Agee : To amend the
replevin law of the State. Committee on
Judiciarv recommend the rejection. Re
iso. 3i0, by ilr. L.iltard : l-or the benetit
of a turnpike company. Passed.
ISo. 3i3, by Mr. Hale : lo create a com
mon echoel district in Morristown. Passed.
Bill then withdrawn for amendment.
No. 37S. by Mr. Dyer : To compel over
seers to perform certain duties. Pased.
ro. 330, by Air. McJNair : io incorpo
rate the Dyer's Station Institute. Passed.
No. 333, by Mr. Uyer: i-or the benttii oi
Arthur McFarland. Rejected.
No. 385, by Mr. McNair : Passed over.
No. 356: Passed over.
No. 3S7 : Tassed over.
No. 383, by Mr. Turner: For the relief
of James S. Kellv. Paed over.
No. 3S9: Passed.
No. 3S0, by Mr. Mvnatt : To change the
school law requiring all school teacher
in public schoala and County Superir
teDdeaU lo nuWittie lo the fraMhwe ftatu.
No. 398, by Mr. Hamilton, of Shelby i
Relating to insurance companies. Passed.
Referred to Committee on Finance, Ways
No. 367. bv Mr. Hamilton, of bbelbyT
Providing for a unifjnu tax on foreign in
surance companies, iteterred io wjmmii-
tee on i-mance, ays anu .Means.
Ne. 400, by Mr. Dyer : To regulate fer
riages in Union county, with two amend
No. 402, by Mr. Cordell : tor the beneti
of John Cobb. On motion of lhe authort
passed over informally.
, - r Tl IV n
iNO. 3Ui, by j1T. uean : iu in
of interest. Passd over.
W 494. bv Mr. boarkman: tor tne
benefit of road overseen-. Passed and re
ferred to Judiciary Committee.
No. 406. by Mr. Cary : lo incorporate
the Lincoln Savings Bank. Pafsed.
Nn. 411. bv Mr. IJowles: io reguiaie
the fees of attorneys, providing that no at
torney in the State shall receive fees in
case3 wherein the decision shall be given
aeainit them. The bin passed.
r0. 41-, UJ HIT. HaouooeK. laacuuiti.
No. 416, by Mr. Taylor, ol Carter pis
No. 417 passed ove;-.
No. 418. by Mr. White, of Green with
drawn by the author.
No. 322, bvMr. Uhile3 to increase me
State and county revenue.
Mr. Pros3r moved to reierio commmee
on Ways and Means.
Mr. Myatt hoped tne oui wouiu uui
pass, because it wouiu operiovcjjr inju
riously on the coal interest of his county,
more particularly as mere were cauususu
coming to Knox county, and the passage
of such a bill would have the most dis
couraging effect. He was even opposeu io
the second reading. The bill passed, and
was referred to the committee on aya
Mr. Sinsletary entered a rnoiion to re
consider the vote taken on House bill Io.
Mr. Brown ottered the toltowing resolu
tion, which passed under a suspension of
Resolved by the Kepresentatives ot lue
General Asiembly of the State of Tennes
see, That the Committee on Internal Im
provements of this Hou3e have power to
send for persons and papers in the exami
nation of the matters that may be referred
to It during the present session under the
usual rules in such cases.
No. 423, by Mr. Dyer : For the bsneht
of Union county.
No. 424, by Mr. Bowles : To protect the
rights of the loyal people. Passed and re
ferred to the Judiciary Committee.
No. 425, by Mr. Medlin : To incorporate
the Jackson liuiioing Association, ne
eded. , ,
Mo. 429. by Mr. Hewitt: lo change uie
time of holding court in the sixth judicial
circuit. Passed. . .
No. 431, by Mr. I'ro.-eer: Aiiriionzing
pensions for disabled FOtdiers and Feamen.
vr .on T4f T?i, . TV, IrifVirnnrlllp
no. -IO-, Ujr .ill. ivcxiwi. .......
the Summerville Bank. Passed.
No. 435, by Mr. Willianu: lo reguiaie
the taxation of costs in criminal caei.
Passed, wilh ametidmenti by the judiciary
The House then adjourneJ.
Wodnesday, while a freight train on
tho Mississippi Centralrailroad was pass
ing on Big Black trestle, a wheel of the
tender broke, throwing six freight cars
and tho tender off the track, and a huD
dred feet below, breaking down a hun
dred feet of trestle. Tho cara were bad
ly smashed, but no persori was injured,
and trains passed over Thursday evening
On the same night the mail train, east,
on tho Memphis and Charleston railroad
ran over a cow near Pride's Station. The,
engine, tender' and baggagoT"car were
thrown off the track, smashing; up the
platform of the second-class baggago car,
and breaking both legs of Tom Ledding
ham, a brakesman. The wreck was
cloarcu away by twelvo o clock Thurs
day, by which time trains commenced
Thursday morning a broken rail threw
the third car ot a passenger tram ou the
track on tho Memphis and Louisville
railroad, sixteen miles south of Burns
ville. The car was thrown on ita side and
dragged ninety feet while in that posi
tion. Several persons were injured.
among them tho son of Rev. Mr. NeaJ, of
Hamboldt, who was killed. The oc
currence created great confusion, which
was finally quieted by Mr. Jones, tho
conductor, who, together with his assist
ants, did everything possible to render
the passengers comfortable and restore
order. Memphis Avalanche, Nov. 14.
Was or Was not a ''Proces
sional Cross" Yoted Bishop
Qnintard In London ?
Another Card from Rev. J. T?.
Rodgers, Comprising two
letters from Europe.
The .Coup D'tat of tbe Radicals In
We have thought all the while that when
men who had political purposes of their
own in view, would find that such purposes
were not readily carried out by those in
authority, they would seek some other
authority by which their views could be
We have known Hon. D. W. C. Senter
from his boyhood. We served with him
in the famous " rebel"' Legislature. We
fled with him to Memphis, when Euell
moved upon Nashville. We retreated
together before the Federal forces. Oar
Legislature was organized at Memphis.
Temporarily, Hon. Mr. Keeb'.e took his
position a3 Speaker. The non. D. W. C.
Senter took his place as a represents;
tive of his constituents in Grainger county.
This is all we desire to eay at present.
Sir. Senter, we observe, is now assailed
by his associates in the Legislature. Al
though he has triumphed ir the first at
tempt against his reputation, it is manifest
that he is to be pursued relentlessly by the
men who have assumed to themateves me
control of the Radical party.
It is well known to the personal friends
oT the editor of this paper that Mr. Senter
is bound to him with ties of personal kin
dred. Such ties would weigh nothing with
him if, outside oi them, we did not see
something in his character that gives hope
to the future. We have known Senterlong.
We roomed with him. We were a mem
ber of the sc-called "Rebel" Legislature
with him. At Memphis, while he did not
betray hi3 trut to his people, 83 a Union
man, he declared himself the vindicator of
the Union men of the mountains of r.ast
From tho Memphis Avalanche.
Memphis, Oct. 15, 1SGS. Wishing to
retire aa much as possible from the pub
lic view, (even in cfy own little sphere), 1
shall deliver my last address-this morn
ing in tho Greenlaw Opera House, antl
ask,- perhaps for tho last time, space in
your columns to set a matter plainly be
fore yonr readers, regarding which I had
suffered from misrepresentations.
I had stated, you may remember, soma
months since in the Avalanche, that "a
processional cros3 was voted the Bishop
of Tennessee by the Church of St Marjr
Magdalene, in the city of Lonrloi.
Somo of the clergy, being the samo week
in convention with the Bishop, prepared
an article for me to sign, which was
simply a retraction of tho above, in which
I should say "the above statement is
erroneous ; the Bishop never ilid receive
a processional cross from St Mary Mag
dalene," though I had only said it was
voted him. Also, a correspondent of the
Ameal. under tho tiom de vtUme Coa-
mopolite," who quoted in Jiis article the
very text from which the Bishop had
preached in St Mary Magdalene, charas
terized my statement as untrue.
H't I .wTr. i. fVnvn TT1TT TT1 f fl 11 ll B(n.
is a truo and full history of the case
"Loxdok. October 20. Mr Dear Hcsi
baxd ; Having rested eyer sinco I wrote
to dear sister this morning, I.am almost
well enough to write you of Harris' sue
cess in his visit to the clergy cf St Mary
Magdalene. lie called on several of the
clergy who were not in, but those he did
see testified positively that there was a
processional cross voted the Bishop.
Harris will write you their names. Rsr.
Mr. Barne3 went with him to tho chuich
and showed him a card tacked on the .
vestry door, tho purport of which was, aa
near as he can remember: 'All wishing
to subscribe to the processional cros3
voted Bishop Qnintard (Bishop of Ten
nessee) will send their donations to Mr.
Dowson, No. 13 Westbourno Park,' so
there cna be no doubt about it."
Harris writes, October 23th :
"My Dsab Papa: I called to see Mr.
Dowson in rela.ion to the processional
cross. He was very much astonished to
hear of the controversy, and that tho
Bishop was opposed to Ritualism, inas
much as he understood him to say that
he was very much pleased with their
services; and his firm impression was
that the Bishop said or intimated to 3IV
West (the incumbent) that if a cross or
pastoral staff he did not know which
was voted him, he would thankfully ac
cept it; however, no more tbaa a guiret
(twenty-ono shillings) had been contrib
uted toward it Mr. Wocd, the Canadian
clergyman, Rector of St John, the Evan
gelist, Montreal, (who returns home to.
morrow,) was more astonished than Mr
Dowson, and said it was a great pity the
Bishop should have been guilty of such
folly , that he was like another Bishop
who had officiated at St Mary Magda
lene, but on his return homo prohibited
the use of candles, wafers, flowers, etc.,
all of which, with the glorious services
of the church, seemed to delight him so
mueb. Ue said . ' I suppose Mr W est
and the clergy, admiring the Bishop for
being such a High Churchman, as they
believe him, voted him this cross, never
thinking that he would be ashamed to ac
knowledge it, (add'tng) 1, myself, con
tributed to it' "
Thus, only to protect my own veracity,
without criminating any man on earth, I
Uaro the matter where the Bishop placed
it before the public humbly hoping
that he hud never heard r ita being
...i i.:-, tLat Me. Ikiwoenwas tnis-
' taVen In saving that the Wshop promised
Tennessee. He did thil in a spKh of
sucl.earnestntssandslnceriiy.inainoman - - fine word more.
could distrust. e never snail iorgei nu . --"r; . , -11 hU
patriotic words, and in view of the then re- eneTiu;; mv ..f -
i' t t.---. -n l. i. I lriv- would so heart and nana
dared that the crv of the rew xork Jn
Inrne had been "On to Richmond." Said
he, "let's make the cry nbw 'Back to Nash
ville.'" It is well understood that DeWilt Sen
ter, notwithstanding the speech above re
ferred to, was a Union man. He had no
real sympathy with thoae engaged in the
attempt to overthrow the government, but
it is nevertheless true, in onr opinion, that
he has as little sympathy with those who
are undertaking to overthrow the govern
ment now In a different way.
That the Radicals of the Legislature
have studied a movement to displace Mr.
Senter, is an evidence that they do not in
tend him to succeed aa Governor.
The meaning of this is: Governor
Brownlow know3 that in a short time he
must vacate his office either by death or
the terms of bis office. It has been sug
gested that he might resign his office, but
the facia that have come to our knowledge
warrant U3 iu saying that no ich happy
fact need be anliciptted by our people.
These things being true, it becomes a mat
ter of interest to know what Hon. D. W. C.
Senter will do. It already appears that an
effort has been made to remove him irom
his position a3 Speaker cf the fcenate.
Knowing the man as we do, we' are satis
fied be will maintain his position so fir a?
honor compels him to do so. This i3 all
we can say about Radical movements
Knoxrillc Press and Herald, Nov. 14.
ttIHi mn in such services as 1 nod
inaugurated finding my straightforward
truthfulness rebuked standing alone in
tbe surrounding darkness, and trusting
but little to my humble abilities, I visited
tho holy altars daily (in the only churches
near me opened) asking God for light and
guidance. He overwhelmed mo with a
sense of my own insufficiency to carry
out the corporate union with the Church
of Rome, which so many approved, but
would not proclaim, and 1 resolved to en
ter tho Ark, though all the world shoull
perish around me. Bat it is alike due to
myself and the noble men and wom?n
who sustained my family in comfort by
their offerings and subscriptions to Bay
that I have not yet joined tho Rjnian
Catholic Church, though I shall do so in
duo season that I hayo acted without
submission to her Priesthood before my
renunciation or any kind of conference
with them; and that I am Htill amenable
and ready for trial, and will answer any
indictment that might possibly bo
brought against me for a breach of ca
nons in the Episcopal Church.
J. W. Rogers.
WE A SUPKEME
There was a very brilliant meteoric dis
. i Vow OrlpTin Vtiiav nii'tit. latini!
from midnight till daylight. J
A terrific whirlwind and" waterspout wa
ppn bv a nartv in voming Territory on
the 19th nit. The storm arose in the North
west, and its premoniti n was a lunous
wind. In a few minutes a whirlwind wa
teen approaching, and the party abandoned
their wagons, ana iook io me nins ior
security. In a moment after the force of
the storm structf, and uau-oiones in size
from a partridge's to a hen's eggs com
menced falling in endless quantities. The
whirlwind, as it swept across the river Big
Sandy, left the bed of the stream dry for a
distance of three or four hundred yardi up
and down the bed of the river.
The waterspout which had thus bean
formed then spread as it ascended until the
whole heavens were darkened by the ex
panding spray, which seemed at length to
lose itself among the clouds. Tho spec
tacle is described as one of tbe most ter
iin. lm Conrt Understand Itself?
Two Judges on the Bench.
Judge Smith and Judge Shackelford,
assisted by non. Thomas IL Coldwell, at
tempted to organize themselves into a
court vesterday, but it occurred to Judge
Smith'and Judge Shackelford that they
were not exactly a court under tho con
stitution. They inquired one to the other,
"Where is our associate upon the bench ?"
CoL Coldwell, who was on hand ready to
discharge his duties, did not seem to
think the time had arrived to take up the
dockets, and like an honest man as ne
; imthnred nn his tiaDcrs and returned
to his hotel. The two so-called Judges,
after n consultation, concluded that "tho
Court didn't understand herself," and
thereupon went to their hotels.
It is somewhat remarkablcthatthcpeo
plo ofEast Tennessee, who are so much
interested in tho adjudication of the Su
preme Court, have no tribunal to deter-
mine tnese questions. a
Court there are hundreds of thousands ql
dollars pending in litigation, yetuovernor
Brownlow has not yot found a man to fall
his bill. Besides, there are men in jai',
confined in a dungeon, who are ready for
their trial, who are demandine a judge
ment of their peers, yet by the edict of
Grv. Brownlow, all suits aro postponed,
nnd tho rights and liberties of the citizens
ore put in abeyance to await the will ot
man whn mils himself Governor, but
who is really a dictator of the live and
liberties of tho people.
In regard to tne Supreme Conrt, we
hardly know what to say. Judges Smith
and Shackleford are here, and in them we
have confidence. They aro ready to dis-
r-hnrsa their duties. Although tne uusi
Tho 1'lrs.t I.onc-TiilIel Cont-Colur
Home with theGlrli.
We do not think that any boy ever put
on his first long-tailed coat without a sense,
of shame. He first twists his back half off
looking at it in theglass, and then, when he
steps out of doors, it seems a3 if all cre
ation was in a broad grin. The sun laugh
in the fky, the cows turn to look at him ,
there are faces at every window; his very
shadow mocks him. The very boards
creak with consciousnesi of the strange
spectacle, and the old pair of pantaloons
that stop a light in the garret window noil
with derision, it ne is ouugni -group
of men and boys, the trial assumes
its moil terrific stage. Hia legs get all
mixed up with embarrassment, and the
n- r t.a .lanolin annendaze is felt
against them, moved by the wind of his
own agitation ; he conld not feel any
woe were it a dish rag, to be worn by
him as a badge of disgrace. It is a happy
time for him when he gets to church and
sits dowa with his coat tail under hip .
but he is still apprehensive with thtnkiDg
of the Sunday School, and wenderatfacy
of the children will a him to swing his
long tailed blue. .
The entrance into society may be said j
take place after boyhood has passed awa
vt a multitude take the initiative before
their hearts are presentable. It is n grei
trial "fo a tender or tough age. For any
overgrown boy to go to a door, knowing
there are adoien ot girlswithin.and kcci
or ring with absolute certainty that in two
minutes all their eyes will be upon hia, h
a .evere test of courage. To go be.-re
the'e girls aBd make a eatisfactoryt;:5r cl
th- room without stepping oa tleir tew,
acd then fit down and dispose cf cr.ed
hands without putting them in one pek
etc i an achievment of wVch few tan
boait. If a boy can get so far as ts mew
fi in vard of lane with one cf the
girN, and cut it short at one end, he may
ntand a chance to spend a pleasant evening ,
but let him not flatter himself that the
.:!.. nf ill Tveninir are over. There
come at last the break-up. Tbedcargirjj
don their hoods and put on their shawl
rnuntv Passed first reakiog and referred I rible grandeur. Men, women and childnn
tn Tmliciarv Committee.
House resolution for the employment of
a phonographic reporter to report the pro
ceedings of the Home, wai referred .o the
Committee on Ways and Means.
Ilouse joint resolution for the adjourn
ment, sine die of the General Assembly, ou
Senate joint resolution was read, but be
lled to the adiacent hills for protection,
while the horses and'mules flew hither and
thither in a bewildered manner until the
' force of this outburst of nature's anger had
'. passed. One hailstone of average size
' measured five inches in circumference. Tbe
storm was moit the terrifying, which any
' of the party all old travelers in the moun
tains had ever seen.
ncss that they are called upon todia- mischievou and un
charge is very onerous, they have signt- im !bIe aa it ,beydid not wish anyone
fied their willingness to umlertako it- home wiih them- Then c-mM the
Verv fow men outside ol tlio legal proies- "cbj aad the boy having the m ;st pl.:cc
.mn" understand how much of labor the 1 .... ,ln , ,i.e nrettiet cirl. his heart in
Supremo Judges must undergo. Still, if h(3 tbroat, and his tongue clinging to tha
it bo true that Judge Swann, of the sec- rocf of b;3 moutli, and crooking his elbow,
ou'l circuit, has gone to nasuvuie, anu stammers out tne woru.: cmni rj
I. i,.. ii.n iniinonM with the L.e2isiatuio i.nmf.?" stieioucnes ntr uormi ij
un UitJ H 1 u "' " u , flu.uv ... - .
sufficient to carry out his purpose, wnere
by the people of the State will be entitled
to elect their Judges, then we will at last
return to the forms of law, and will not
bo subjected to the dictation of an cxec
tive. .... i
Let us hope that Judge owann may ue
successful in his entorpriso. Let us hope
that our Legislature will not longer sub
mit to bo the mero instrument of an ex
ecutive, but that it will, fully apprecia
ting its situation, resolvo atnce that the
State which tney proiess to repress,
will be placed under the control of those
who founded it Knoxville Press and
Herald, Nov. 14.
arm, and thu they walk home abcut a Lot
apart, feeling as awkward as gosling. As
soon ashe is safe inside her own doors, he
a'n.u home, and really thinks he ha bz:a
anil gone and done it
W H . Rozar, who was empbycJ in
t If. i 1 t i
BUU1U iifawiij vu " wuv
Unt ti milrftftil. wfia knocked oil tne ucwa
JM&tkiW ..--- j ' "
tiay repress iimu.'iHum.j
filrinrr liw hfr(f nffiinat a tiTUl "ft I-HlLCX
(Miicatnuuea bridces and instantly kilZel
"IIV RiYTOr rnq n. mtizan iifflrifGn. alaW
aruifant- ami tappitcuI hia finnGinuncnt
from the present management of the road