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THKfOTE ON THE KKWCOS-
STITlJTHm OF MISSlSSim.
Tobacco Merchants atliey'K
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.Koriu Curdllna :5j.:C?JHtU6tk;
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Mflwnp. in r.vnn xeam pippin! VpftlftrdaVS
Jonathan P. Fulaom, Keimblica Twa
elected Mayor of Lowell, and EiEiitfor
ton. also llennblican. elected .Mayor in
1 Charltstown. Jai. B. Blake, Republican.
warresle cted'Maybr of Worcester.
ParllcHlars of. tHc Sarrehacrof.
Knnipiirtlau Committee nt Work
on the HIiwUMppI Owo The Tobacco
VA8tiiNaTOK, Dec.15. The Committee
on JJeeonstractlon tnis morning examineu
tlie ILf tcaioainni Ttpnublican Committee.
hn nrpupnted varioaa areumenlf, with
data, to show -why the volea of seven couri
lies should Be thrown out of the count,
principally on the ground of fraud, irrea
larily anS intimidations. With this exclu
sion, the constitution of that State has been
ratified by about 300 votes.
The Committee on Ways and Means had
before them this morning a number of
dealers in tobacco, from New York, who
want to effect a change in the law on that
subject. , , , ,
Legislation will partly be suspended on
Wednesday afternoon until after the recess,
as Thursday, and perhaps Friday, will be
exclusively devoted to the announcement
of the death of Meow. Stevens, Finlay,
Hinds and Mann. ...
Many members will leave for their homes
previous to Monday.
" THE FIiAIXS.
Tlio War AKlst the Indian and Its
St. Loots, Dec 16AoElUwoilh,
(Kansas) letter ofthe lOthinst, says Gen.
Sully arrived at Fort Harker from Gen.
Sheridan's camp below Fort Dodge a few
days ago. The General thinks that with
the exception of rome roving bands of
Touogtraves who will continue toMtst
the xoada and Attack small partielho
hostile Indians liave taken refuge in the
Cemanche country on and nesr the staked
plains. Here the campaign will be con
ducted this winter, but Gen. Sully thinks
it will be impossible to end the war this
winter on account of the character and ex
tent of the country in which the savages
have taken refuge, and that it will be trans
ferred In the spring to the country north of
the Arkansas river and along the line of
the Kansas Pacific railroad. Gen. Sully,
does -not know precisely what are Gen.
Sheridan's plans, but thinks he is returning,
northward by way of Forts Arbuckle and
IXCIDEXT ANt ACCIDENT.
Kauqoh, N. C, Dec. 14. John A.,
Dewey, Kepresentive in Congreos from this,
Bute, was to-day indicted by a jury in the
Circuit Court, for violation of Postoffice
laws and abuse of franking privileges.
Memphis, Dec. 15. At attempt was
made at the Firxt National Bank by a man.
calling himself II S. Morgan, of Taunton,
Massachusetts, yesterday, to draw a draft
on the Union National Bank at Wan
sacket, R. I., fir thirty-fivo thousand dol
lars, on a letter of recommendation from
H. S. Claflin & Co., New York. The letter
was supposed lo be a forgery. The cashier
telling him he would telegraph in regard
to it, Morgan lift and has not been heard
Richmond, Va., Dm. 16. Sally Ander
son, eentenced to death for arson, but dia
charsed last Ralnrday by Judge Under
wood, on the ground of illegality of the
court trying her under the 14th amend
ment, has been rearrested by order of the
Thomas S. Caloon, formerly of
Petersburg, died euddenly at tsivannah
New Yoiik, Dec. 15. The Governor of
runlij that the Carlists are
fomenting agitations m the environs ol
Mount Blanc. Asiociations formed there
have branches which extend all over tne
country. The Marquis Villura is Presi-
.1 . ,.f ll.o r.rfranir.atinn. 1 1 IS Ojlenf iblV
formed for the protection and unity of
Calholic'wm, hut it is really established for
the propagation of absolute principles pre
....., i r;.inf in fivnr of Don Carlos.
The World's Vienna special, of the 14th,
..mi in tvimnlisnre with demands ol
TrViil,-iiltim5(nm. the Greek eovern-
uient is rtqneftted to disband its volunteer
corps and forbid Grecian officials from par-
HCipaUIlg IU IUC menu iumin.ii
.l.n In tiormit llip faniilipfl of illSUrceilU to
return lo Crete. Greece refuses these de
mands and looks upon them as offensive.
The Turkish Minister is preparing to de
part from Athens.
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Boston. " Dec. 15.' Both- boards of 'he
Surrender r llm IiiHiirKcntB nt Cndls.
Nov York, Dec. 15 A special from
f'udiz dated Sundav eveninc the 13th, sayB
the Insurgents surrendered their a xus to
the American Consul, who, accor ing to
arrangement preyiously made, turned them
over to the military. From 8000 to 10,000
troops and ninewar vessels were ready to
attack at noon. All quiet now. The Hag
carried by the Insurgents was tri-colored.
Over 30,000 persona have left the city.
There is great distress among the poor who
remain and among the poor who fled to
adjacent towns. All foreign consuls and
their families, except inc oweuusu nuu
American, lelt the city. There are 537
barricades in Cadii The American con
sul's hou?e was filled with refuges, women
Gen. De Rods entered Cadir at two
o'clock this afternoon with all his troops.
The insurgents teem satisfied with the re
sult. Their feelings are in favor of a re
public Five hundred persons were killed
and wounded on both sides during the
The United States steamer Swatara ar
rived yesterday. Heavy rains prevailed
lately, causing interruptions to telegraphic
communication and adding greatly to
sufferings of the refugees. No arrests
nor any contemplated. The government
promises to act magnanimously. Dietm
(fuiebtd honors were paid to the American
flag during the insurrection.
Madrid, Dec 15. Notwithstanding the
mrrendcr of the Cadiz insurgents, .there
is a reactionary movement spreading
throughout Spain and disturbances are
prevalent in many plaws. The National
Guards were again called out yesterday to
prevent the workmen from rieing. Many
ttmuies coim uiibic
fear of coming trouble. The poor are in a
feaiful condition, and business paralyzed.
Maduid, Dec, 15. Political affairs still
unsettled throughout the country. Great
diftiess among the poor here--traders al
most at a t-tsrid still.
Several journals have been prosecuted
by the government for favoring the Cadiz
Gen. Dnlre hs gnrie lo Cadiz lo crnbaik
Duke Moiilipensier lis returned to Lis
bon, lie finding ihe Cadiz insurrection was
not in his Ijivor, but in faor of the Demo
" London, I 15 It is stated that the
peaceful termination of the insurrection in
Cadiz is owinglo the good offires of Ameii-
cin Consul i-arrelK
IMNC-omllliir' l 0'rnnif nt Troon
The Insurrection Hprcudliijf.
Ktw YoiiK, Doc. 10 Havana d.
nalcheii of the 13th, received via Kev
Ve-l of ihe 14:h, sv ihe government
troops niffred fearfully in the recent en
counters, ami that Almizida is in Novatas
demanding reinforcements. Rinngs are
reported in everal large townH. The in
..rrriion is now within one hundred and
fifty miles of Havann. The British Con
eul notified Ei!;lih subjects to iiumedl
alely iister. The authorities riquire
two million dollars for immediate ime and
have authorized the Spanish Bank to make
sn additional issue of paper to that amount.
VoceetllMga In tlieSenate
from the Committee on Foreign Relations,
rpnnrlod with umpmimrnl. a ioint resolu
tion offsred by him, tendering sympathy to1
.t.S .i'Ui t. aitJ r i 1
1 Xtr" I'lilloll from llin fVimmiltp
.lt-1 1 -X.il
.Sir- irney yenieruay, as luiiows:
Resolved, That the Senate, profoundly
cjjerishinsr and unholdiDe the cood faith
aid honor of the nation, ' do liDreby'
lfturlv riifisnnmrA Rnn .rQiid.tnn flm mini i.
mpnt nd nrnnrwitinn ivintninpd m mt.r.Ii
'6i the -Jate annual message of the Presi
dent as reads as follows:
Here follows a paragraph in reference
to liquidating the national debt.
Mr. Snmner moved its immedialrt con.
sideration. , .
Mr. McCreary lobjected and '.It'was laid1
Kfr ltlmtin1a t n I TrAnrix o Mil In nnv.
vein holding civil office by military offi-
. .i tii.
ceiB,sQu to prevent me Doming oi raoie
than one office at, a time. Referred to the
Committee on Judiciary. '
Jn motion, ol jur, erry tne. senate
(nnlr.rntn ihs tahle the bill introduced bv
1r Stownri vpjd. rd.i v. to nunish the crime
ol holding office in violation of the four
teenth amendment. Air. ferry spcKe at
Um-td Bdyocstinc the removal of ail no-
litical disabilities in the Northern States.
Mr. Stewart argued in favor of the bill.
While he was anxious to remove disabili
ties , he thought, there should be reciproci-
l.nn tti-n.rt -if flinA 1n lift bpnpflttpll.
If r. Vi!soti' bill repealing tha, prohibibi-
uon oi organization ci imn.ia in iue r cuci
States was taken up, and gave rite to de
bale. Messrs. Wilson, Feesenden, and
Conklis speaking in .favor, and Mr.
Hendricks against. Mr. Edwards moved
to amend, by continuing that prohibition
as regards Virginia, Mississippi and
Proceedings of tho Ilouse,
Mr Pile nfTnrpd n resolution instructing
the Committee on Commerce to inquire
wuai lurmcr ieisiauui 10 ucwbo-ij .u.
ihpspr-nritT mf Ufa and nronertr and nro-
.laotion of commerce on rivers flowing into
the Uulf of Mexico, which was aaoptea.
Mr. Golladay offered a. resolution in
eliu.t eg the Committee on Commerce to
inquire as to the propriety of prohibiting
passenger steam vessels irom carrjiug jje
troleum or any other inflammable fluid.,
which was adopted.
Mr. Schenck moved to go tome uu.iuo.a
i the Speaker's table, and gave notice
that, after consultation with the lom
mittee on Ways and Means, he
should move on the 6ih of January to go
into Committee of the Whole on the first
special order, which was the, tariff hill.
Considering that to-morrow was like'v to
le the only day lor wors, announcements
r ,Jo-il. . nf momlipr hpinc arranired for
Thursday and Friday, ft had been thought
advisable to make the motion to go into
Commitsee of the Whole on Ihe special
order before the holidays. Therefore he
crave notice, in order that all persons might
Mr. Morehead, another raemoeroi me
rVimmiitrn nn U'nvn nnd Means, asked Mr.
Schenck lo -yield the floor for a motipn to
go into a Committee ol iue noie on me
tariff bill. The question was taken by tellers
Mr. Morehead's motion, and the vote
was 77 ayes to 45 nays. The ayes and
nays were then called, and the motion was
greed to ayes JIH, nays tJ.
The Ilouse thereupon at xiu r. weni
into a Committee of Ihe Whole on the
state of ihe anion, Mr.Dosei in tho chair,
arra took up the bill to increase me rev
enue from du'.ies on imparts and feeding
equalize exports and imports
Mr. Brooks being entitled to the floor
lien the bill was up at last cession, re-
arked that the voice of the gentlemen
from Pennsylvania, (Mr. Morehead,) had
been omnipotent in arresting the ordinary
course of business and bringing up a bill
to secure a monopoly to the Ktate of Penn
sylvania. He intimated there would ap
pear to be some sort of collusion between
that gentleman and the gentleman lrom
Ohio. (Mr. Liwrence,) who yesterday
iffered a resolution looking to the driving
out of six anti-tariff members lrom
tho city of New York. It would be
shown in that connection nearly five
million dollars had been contributed
by the Union League of the city of New
-f f ll - . -.t. T ........ n nf
xorK, in couusion wiui uic uhjub m
Pliilnilptnlii mfwtlv rnmnosed of iron
and steel men, to. corrupt the elections and
carry the Stales of Indiana, Ohio and
Pennsylvania, and the anti-tariff State ef
Maine, ihe.'arand Jury oi iew ions.
City had that subject. before it, and had
prepared a paper constituting an indict
ment of some of the roost eminent men of
The Hon. Senator from New York, Sir.
Morgan, had been summoned to appear
before that Grand Jury to give testimony
which would show the immense sums
.oltfr.li lip Iiil pnnf ril.iiip.l to corrunt
elections, but had twice refused lo answer
the process of the court, and had only es
caped by leaving the city or by availing
himself of his privilege as a member of
Congress. Discussion continued till the
I : SmalNpox is raging;i-in Central and
I II 1 1 . : ...nil ns ill 111. I LIW.IO
cxiuin America, us i
ihpTTnitedStfltei. - "
rri, ,t i,k Onlpb, Cushing has
Cnmm. tn nepotiate for Oubai
ik nnt linlipred in NcW iprk.
f ffio' Anti'ShvenJ Standard opposeir
.n.!i.j, c.ioo SnftAtAr frdmiMigsouru
uuiucu wnfcvo . , . . . . .
Tho Ixst has a rumor, iuv jt
Grinnell is to1 be tboUadceSsoroF'Mr.
flmrftin as eoUccwrol.N'o.yprk;
An Ohio correspondent has itromiiigj)
?iWrity thnfc Samuel Mnw w iWj'
.rr.iV'-iivi ?n-nr!imt'fl Cabinet:
if h ti, rhiP-im Advance freligious) says
LD . . m-..j...v(
rit.t ..A intii iirvice cam - uuouuriiu iuu
fcorruption" ihat send Bntlcr to Con-
5 'Greeley has beca ,-jeciurmg on
:nYVnmn in WashinetOB? whore there
'exists a lamentable ignorance on that
G2n. Cole paid his lawyers nuoui
twenty thousand dollars for proving that
ho micht have becn.insane for thirty sec-
OP-ds. . , . . , i ,
i A lire ocenrrco. cujjuuj, "'"o
Mm street, Savannah, Georgia, which do
ri,,i on framn housoa. iistuaated
16sb310,000, wliieli jaovered by dnsu
Deacon Andrews was committed to
the Stato prison, Saturday mgnt, at
HharlAston. Massfor twenty years for'
tne murder of Hoimes. . '
The treasurer oforthr Carolina .tele
graphs that tha interest th6. btote
bonds will oo.promptly met oi ihe -Jst
day of January.
" '6a Monday last a fire at .Yarmouth,.
Pcnn., destroyed the paper mill of C. J.
Little, which wis valued at' o0,000 and
insured for 120,000. (
a i. nf Wnahinffton was
discovered, the other day, who- had -held
his position for a year, on a iorgeu orucr
from the l'reaittont.
Wall street was considerably agitated
Monday over the intimation that the
Supreme Court would deride the legal
tender act as unconstitutional.
IT V fWmnn who rnhbed Wb. : Farco
of $200,000 in bonds, last January, was
recently captured at Panama, and taken
to Buffalo, New York, for trial.
The Toledo Commercial says no
hsnrd from Mrs. Blinn
and child, captured by the Indians some
t meagom New Mexico.
CoL R. B. Carpenter, formerly of Oov-
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inrrtnn h. 17 tins ncpn nnnoiuieu vircuiv
Judge of the Charleston, (S. C.) District,
by the legislature oi tnai cMaic.
ReDOrts from Japan mention' tbatill
thai French and English military and
naval instructors in tho sorvico of the
Trcoonhaue sent in thei- lesignations.
Hon. W. B. Fannen, for many years a
prominent member of tho Georgia legisj
lature, was buried in Montgomery,
Alabama Friday. He died suddenly of
Miss Knowles, of Mt. V ernon, Indiana,
a schoolmistress, aged 20, has rccovored
three thousand dollars damages of Mr.-
S. S. Dryden, of Kokomo, a widower, for
breach of promise.
Tho onrnnnr's iurr. bavin" in charge
the investigation of the lynching of the
Reno brothers and Charles Anderson, at
Npw Albanv. nre encaeed in secret ses
sion examining witnesses' in the case.
The recent publication that. E. 15.
WVieTir-nrnn find hnfln nffprpd tho nosition
as Secretary of the Treasury, by Grant,
is laughed at Dy tue genucmoa namcu
for it He says the statement is a ca
A Tanr. ilnvd RITA fr. T. G. Slater.
Deputy United States Marshal, arrested
Capt, Koy, of Nelson, and Mason Howell
and Wm. Bethel, of Larue ceunty, Ky.,
charged with a violation of tho rovenue
laws of the United flutes
Under date of the 13th, a Washington
correspondent says : A letter has been
received by a Cabinet Minister showing
that, notwithstanding the tenor of news
to tho press from Cuba, the revolution in
that island is progressing rapidly. Two
new divisions hare been added to the
armv of the insurgents. During the last
week of November, in the Central De
partment, one made its first appearance
in Santa Espirita, under the lead of Senor
Ayesteran and two sons of Modesto del
Ynllp. n. verv distincuished citizen. This
force established its. headquarters in the
town of Celego de Avila. The other
division, numbering over 2,000 men, and
commanded by Senor varona, marcneu
from San Juan.Delos Remedios upon
Calbarien. The insurgents, who, in great
numbers, surround the city of Puerto
Principe, are under the command of Mar
quiB l)e Ata Lucien, a Cuban planter,
and Gen. Balraaseda, being unable to
cope with thorn, has retired upon Nue.
vitas, to be there protected by a number
of war vessels. j?
The New Albany Ledger says that
SheriffsFullenlovc, who was shot by the
mob on Saturday morning, is not im
proving much. His wounded arm has
become quite painful, and he complains of
soreness in the back und limbs. The
surgeons have been unable to find tho
ball, as it took a direction which luads
them to believe that it penetrated the
marrow of the bono above the elbow.
Dr. D W. Yandsll, who left Louisville
on Saturday for the sceno of tho great
steamboat disaster, to identify a body
ed to ho that of William Garvin,
has returned home, and reports that as
yet no traces ot Mr. Garvin have been
The Uennblicans of Spain are grow
ing noisy and demonstrative. Their pap
raue in Cadiz last Sunday, with arms in
their hands, was an omen of trouble.
The clouds are hovering over Spain, and
the blood-spout of revolution may burst
upon it ntnny moment
One man in Philadelphia has been un
der sentence of death eighteen years.
The successive Governors of Pennsylva
nia have declined to issue a death war
nni ;.. tiia rvwe. and thus, without par
don, commutation or reprieve, tho prisoner
has been kept from execution.
it i r.iinrtP.l-that the result ol the ra
cent disastrous stock-jobbing operations
of Wall street, is a scattering oi uio iauic
.in!.- mill iinnpp nn inrrcaso Ol austss
throughout the land.
Thp "Mfiw'York TvDocraohical Society
will commemorate the one hundred and
sixty-third anniversary of Franklin's
birthday, on Saturday evening, January
1C. Addresses will bo dolivered by vari
ous members of the society.
ThoChillicothe O., Advertiser says that
the strongest man in the Democratic par
ty m.tlio State stiouiu Lie lis cauumaiu iu
the approaching gubernatorial contest,
and insists that Hon. Geotgo II. Pendle-
rnn ia ttinf. tnftTV
It is said that Mr. Charles O'Conor, the
pplnlir-nlpil lnwvir. Iind lii 5 nockct Dieted
oF $250J a. few days ago. on oho of the
steamers which run between- Washing-
inn find Anuia Creek, when be was
bound to Richmond.
John Spalding, of Louisville, conduc
tor of a freight train on the Jeffersonville
T-nilmnil wns killed six miles but of In
dianapolis, Saturday morning, as the
train was passing under a. bridge, while
he was on top of a car.
A AVocIiintffnn mmnr savs that Minis
r Unprdv Johnson writes that as soon
as the protocol is agreed upon for tho
o.niinanf nf th Alnhama claims, he
will return to this country to explain its
fanlnMS nnd lircrp. its adontion bv tho
The Suprome Court has rendered a
judgement of ouster against Lieutenant
iliriuir nipnann. thrbiddins the oxer
ciso by him of the duties of tho ofSeo of
Lieutenant uovernor. xue casu
probably be taken to the Supreme Court
ofthe United States.
The Boston municipal' election went
npnvilv for the democracy, .anurameo
majority is 11,612, in a total vote of 20,
135. There are probably eight Ropublii
r,A rnn-r Tinmnpmii(. Aldermen clec-
lian uuu .v - r,i , , ,
tp,i nnd the Democrats will have about
trop'ni fir membors of the Common
Bussy and McAlpine - will fight near
Chicago on Thursday, provided tho au
tVniioa Hn not nrevent the mill, which
they will endeavor to do. In sporting
circles, however, it is asserted that the
fiirht will come off.
Ore from the Temescal tin mines, in
San Diego county, California, has been
..nor.riitr trnrtpd. A bar of mer-
chantable tin, weighing eighty pounds,
. nmdiiRAd therelrom in ban Francis1
A pnnaidnrnhle nuantitv of ore. al
taken out.-will be sent there for
Tl. nmlirrnnt: reDOrL at Columbus,
Ohio, for the week ending Saturday night,
Bhows the arrival of 408 emigrants at
that point, who propose to locate as lor
. in flhin 11: Missouri. 141 : 111!
: 7:t Indiana. 83: Ko-ituckv, 2G
nvli.aonp 1R. Wisconsin. 56; Minne
Bfitn. 22. Iowa. 14; Michigan, 13.
rri.w.p ilplpp-ntinns nrrived at Wash-
;fAn Snndftvfrom Mississippi. One to.
..5.i nn nillpm'srenort on the de
guaiaui v.-... v.. 1
feat of the constitution ; another urging
ror-PMiii nf that renort. and the ad-
r iio Stnfp to renrsentation in
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Congrees, and Uiuem a eian umcere, un oi
is inm nrn to anncar uouuu mu
nfnrtunata creatures execu
ted by the scarlet mob at New Albany,
c.i..1nn mnrnintr. make ten men who
have been lynencu in inuiaun, iui mo
robberv ofthe Adams Express Company.
Vol Elliott, Charles Roseborry and
Philip Clifton having been hanged near
Sevmour, on the 20th of July last, and a
- - . r 1 . C 1. . 11,
short tunc attor rrans oparb.?, uuuu
Moore and Henry Jerrell were captured
and hanged near the same place.
A gentleman who arrived in Newport
recently from Boston, for the purpose tf
testifying against the persons under ar
rest on tho charge of stealing quarter
master's stores from the Newport bar
racks, met some parties last Friday night,
on whom thore is a suspicion of implica
tion in the larceny of tho property, and
while drinking beer with them, was
drugged, and is now lying in a preeari-ouscondition.
! Nashville, SeK'l???P3.r:The Senate
rati lO-Uay pursUAUl. iu aujrairauoiii
Sneaker Senler in the chair and twenty
members 'present. ' '
WoriSEnilXS oH FlWrt.'EEA'DtKClV
Nq.:'55? i-.p iulale Ine hnmhe.r of:Di
recton of the:everal raiirosid9.in the Slate.
Passed and referred lortue Judiciary uom
" No. 610: Billxepealingianiacti-icreating-
the office of County jnage in uaviason
county. Pasied-and rererred lo the Judi
idary Committed ,il
No.291i U lfautnormne irra,.consiruc-
NnrTolk 'and Great western
railrOad tbrough the limits ;of:lhis State.
Passed and referred to the Committee on
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JUlwpurauuuB. .; . :
) A number of olber.iHoase ibills. passed
-.i r...i.A th. lMprirnniomhii(.
k n6USE 11II.X3 otfTHIED EKADIKO.
" No. 450. Toincprprfe'lle.)andridge
Railroad Company Passed.' . , . .,
. Nm,530:Totincorroraterthe Mississippi,
Valley Insurance, Company Passed over
informally. , 1
No. 406; To incorporate, the Lincoln,
Saving'a Bant Passed... i, i
' No. 340: To amend the' charter of the
iAm nf n-dnmhia. Mr. J?rierson with
drew the bill for examination: .
No. 345: To abolish the othce of Kill
road Receiver. Tassed
Nd. 300: An actio cause the erection, oi.
school-houies. asaedand refericd to the
Judiciary Committee.. '
No. 324: An act for the protection ofthe
school fund. Rejected. '..
fin ai3 Tn onmnraM manilflcturiDe
and mining in the State : exempting capi-
.1 f - f 1 .1 : r TnnnDOK.O
from Jtaxation for ten years. Passed.
. ,0. 344: To incorporate the Murfrees-
.bpro .Insurance Company, passed.
Senate adioiirned until to-morrow morn-.-
ing at 10 o'clock.
i 1 L
.t, i house.
The House was called to orden at 10 A.
st, Speaker liichards in tne cnair ana
sixty members present.
By; Mr. Thornburg, of JefTtfrson : 'Ai bill
permitting T. 8. H. Lyle, a crippled ex
Federal soldier, to peddle in the counties
of the First Congressional District-without
license. I .- . "
By Mr. Poston : A resolution requiring
firntwna In ponnrl tn lhp. rToUflfi
lug wuiJwiii4 f " - . .
what, .railroads have paid interpt.on the
b6nda issued to 'them under the law of
1867-8, and particularly the roads now
asking tor more bonds under the provisions
of the present Omnibus bill. Tabled
ayes 32, noes 31. ,
iiy Jlr. Keea: JJin incorporating bsuki
n-'Afr P.iekeit? Ttill rpnniriD? the Sur
veyor and entry taker of Hickman county
to keep his books at Centreville.
Bv Mr. Hodges : Bill permitting John
S. Caniebury to peddle goods in"McNairy
county, for two years without a license.
TIIEOMNIKOS BILI J
The special order, which was the bill for
the relief of unfinished railroads, other
wise known as the Omnibu3 bill, Was taken
Mr. Mason moved to sin ice out nisi por
tion of the bill providing for the issue of
5300,000 in bonds to the Nashville and
North w'estern Railroad;
Mr. Welsh moved lo lay me motion cn
the table. Lo3t ayes 35, noes 35.
Mr. Cagle offered an amendment in lieu,
31&ri flo() for the benefit of
the Clarksville and Waynesboro railroad.,;
The motion of Mr. Mason waj; then re
jectedayes 33; noes 38.
Mr. JUck-iniey onerea aa amaiumcui,
extending to the Gallatin and Lebanon
Railroad Company the aid usually ex
tended to roans unuer tne internal im
Mr. Welsh moved to lay the amend
ment on the table. Carried ayes -M,
Mr. Murray offered an amendment, pro
viding that if the roads mentioned in the
bill fiil to pay the interest on the bonds
thus loaned for two years, they shall be
sold cut. Adopted.
Mr. Poston offered an amendment' ap
propriating $400,000 in favor of tho Mis
sissippi River railroad.
Mr. Taylor,- of Carter and Johnson,
moved to lay the amendment on the table.
1 1 1 1.1. J t
nr. . - 1 1
jyir. Turner ouerea an .amenuwcoi ap-
gold miner.or,& rjairiotiCjgoycrntnent bcel
Kb It -.1 If! at A
nrnnr'iatint? S300.000 to the Tennessee and
Corinth railroad., .
Mr. Singletary moved to lay the amenu-
ment on the table. Carried ayes 41,
xri--Tiirnpr mnypd tt amend bv appro
priating 150,000 each to the Corinth and
Tennessee and Corinth and Hamburg rail
Mr. Welsh'mbved lolay the amendment
on the table. Carried ayes 41, noes 30.
Mr. Bosson offered an amendment ap--propriating
$300,000 to the Gallatin, Leb-
anon ami wnnreesuoro rturuau.
Mr. Stone moved to far the amendment
on the table. Carried ayes 49, noes 23.
Mr. Thornbnrg, of Jefferson, moved the
previous question, but withdrew it at the
request of Mr. Roach, whp proceeded to
discuss the provisions of the bilk. He em-
puasizcu iue poiui ium wc .uu.
l .1 J! ..... tf .U. wi rlo AlA nnt
nnn.nlv urilli tlio rpnnirnmpnta of the law
before drawing the bonds appropriated last
t l. l...1 . .r.T.;V. :t I. now rnn.
year. X I iuu uuuuo n uftwu
icmplatea to appropriate onco goi imo iud
clutches of these road', who imagines that
there would not be the utmost waste and
recklessness in its expenditures, jnese
roads have wasted enormous sums of
money already, and what have they snown
for it? The passage of this bill, beJeared,
would involve the State in financial rum,
and be pitied the political party that would
be responssble for ita passage. Were he a
n . . i ,1 1 .1 1 . 7 1.a naao-
iteoel, ne woutu aruecuy uesuo iu p
age ofthe bill, for socman eventwould.be
sure to bring with it tho dissolution of the
Republican parly of the State. Such
enormous uncalled ior expenuuureo eic
sufficient to damn any party.
Mefsra. Doughty and Brown followed in
defense of the bill, bringing forward the
usual arguments usea in mai uirecuuu.
Mr. Hodges moved to lay the bill on the
table. On the roll being called, the motion
was carried by aye3 40, noes J4, as" follows:
Ayes Messrs. BIoom:Bo88on, Brewer,
Carter, Carey, Cagle, Cason. Dame, Dyer,
Faulkner, Griffith, Gilmer, Hodgei, Jordan'
Johnfon, Kerchival, Meaun, aicrau, juc-
Kin ley, Murray, Mason, aioore, xoomju,
Piipfcptt. Porter. P'restwood. Pitt, Reed,
Robinson, Roach, Roddy, Smith, Taylor,
of Ferry ana Uecaiur, inompsoo, ima
Woodcock, Waters, Williams, and "Wines'
Noes Messrs. Agee, Allen, Anderson,
Baker, Brown, Blackman, Childa, Doughty,
Oalbraish. Grayson, JIale, Hamilton, of
Lincoln, Hunt, Hacker, Inman of Cocke,
Inman of Knox, Ainiara, meyers, niyuan,
Ryder, Singletary, Sheppard, Stone, Tay
lor or Uarter, inornourg oi uiuusn,
Thornburg of Jefferson, White of Bradley,
Welch, Walker ana Mr. apeaKer j.ilu-arda-34.
, . .
Mr. Waters moved to reconsider me
vote just taken.
Mr. Koach inoveu 10 lay
reconsider Ion the table.
3.:n?.e334- . .,..,
Adjourned uutu len ouucn. iu-iuuiiu.
the motion lo
m. qln,ia .fndipinrr Committee have
XUD Vl"tV ." .
on unnti n rpnnrt in tho case Of Mr.
ifill, Senator elect from Georgia, which
may bo presented to tno oenaio iu. u mw
days. The majority of the committeo, it
is said, favor the admission of Mr. Hill to
a seat in the Senate. From present indi
cations, such a recommendation will meet
with strong opposition "from several Radio
Mr. McCormick, tho reaper wan, has
refused to pay $25,000, the last install
ment of a gift or $100,000 to the Old
School-Presbytcriau Theological ,Semi-
nary nt Chicago, becauso, as he says,
"the concern has been run less as a theo
logical seminary than as a maHufactory
of political preachors of the Jacobin persuasion."
I TJrtm n. fnmniUIMCatlOa.t
-irinlf pm in ihn New York Mitropotitan '
; Record of thQ 12th, wo exwact imq, ioi-
.'"lowingM if - - r
. LargeTnKan-fNoV hire ter
riecticut, New Jersey sBa wani
combined embracing scawry as varied
la ihst vf Switzerland and:
.ltalyras magnificent as any
'in all his travels, , looks iewn'.Uport-
pvith Mountains, towering above tho
xlouds: and teeming'wunnni.oiuBwrioa oi
. i.i:iiT unit- nf mnr.
'liaustiblelferUlity; ihat pours forth tw
' Si r.:nn tha rich nm-
equauy generous pruiuaiu", - -
ingcerealsof thtflcoldertNorth with
...i an..i-i:n ofrpamq. everrwhere
'tumbling in cataracts and cascades, foam
J.;a n wvlKno- in silent dicmitr
-Hill IU VL lMM0 . - , -
teri&iad B&SMC,&4$e t
iUlf. Ua II C1&1UU1UU31Y - a
tfheels of busy macbinery to use'' their
wanton Btrength W!'" overjiuiofi
rrtoVp Tip, nrp'nf: and clonous: waera
''oTTpTOtinenipt -n1pn!. and'OlilV iRadt-'
i :o n;i ohn m nn emnire 01
Vhich .any -people, any monarcn mignt
-wen do proua- - . .,
iiocatea jast betwoenx4ouuauu ouuiu,
nt mr combination of the
advantages' oriboth.hich is to be found
in no other latitude
Her climate is exactly that "happy
mediam' soprpYerbially bard to hit.
Rhortand mild, requinng
less fuel and dothingand less feeding of
stoclr, than are jieQessarjiuriuer xo"p,
and her Bummers' are such that white
.nipn pjin Rtan the' labors of the field, as
well as in Illinois or Pennsylvania.
Hero can be seen Jne Droao. uem u
piittnn tinfnldinf its SnOVfvbollsi Side by
Bide with the heads of the golden grain;
-r . 1 , , , , . I 3 ILa
the dark foliage of jtae magnoiia, uuu mo
soft drapery of' ne myrtle, waving be
sido lhe less pretentious apple and peaj,
with their Boughs bedding under their
i i e jj.r..:i
luous ui ruuujr ii uii..
On herwnnderful soil the ereat staple
of the South flourishes with the luxurU
ance scarcely surpassed in tno iarumcu
bottomlands of Mississippi, Louisiana
and Arkansas; while wheat, corn, oats
and rye, potatoes, appl3 and pears,
peaches, plums and cherries, produce as
finely, in quantity and quality, as in
Ohio or New Jersey.
, Her hills are clothed with cedars as
comely and valuable as -those of ancient
Lebanon ; and filled almost to bursting
With coal and marble, coppor surpassing
that oi Wisconsin, ana iron mat is pru
nounced.by competent judges, equal to
the famous Swedish metal, the very finest,
kind of ore. ,
Tho mountains in the less fertile dis
trict ol East Tennessee, with their in
numerable, bold, swift, brawling streams,
would furnish water-power enough to
turn all the machinery in the world (in
eluding tho wooden-nutmeg and paste-
boartl-horn-button factories or godly ow
England.) Whilst their rugged sides
and sheltered valleys, clothed with grass
that is almost perpetual, offer pasturage
all tho year, round, for flock3 and herds,
"as the sarid upon the seashore for multi
tude." But whvcontinuolnis feeble enumera
Her resources are absolutely amazing,
astounding; they are boundless, incalcu
lable, inconceivable-; but alas! truth
compels us to add, unappreciated, undo-,
veloped, almost unknown 1
Amid all this mighty accumulation of
riches, her peoploara just able to live
and that's all 1
The cedars which wrought into house
hold wares would be a ceaseless fountain
of rovenuo to the State, lio rotting on all
her hillsides. Her mines aro unopened;
her,quarries unworked ; and rarely is the
thunder of tho great milNwheels heard
along her streams.
With exhaustless fields of the finest
than a hundred miles of
thorn, the.people of Nashville and Mem
phis burn Pittsburg coal at forty cents a
Think of it l With coal enongh to sup
ply their overy demand for a thousand
years to come, lying at their very doors,
so that with the most ordinary mining
facilitiesrind a few miles of railroad to
transport it, endless fortunes could be
in fin Viv dplivnrinn- it to them at ten
cents" a' bushel ;" yet from sheer lack of
take-hotd-actjveness, they aro going for
it twelve hundred miles, and pacing four
times as much"!'
Many .cattle arc killed in this State.
Her tanners' annually dress largo quanti
ties ol leather, ana snip u cioar utiuw
the continent to Lynn, Massachusetts, to
have it manufactured into shoes. And.
then, afterjaU tho freights and storages
and commissions, and manufacturers' and
merthants profits are added on, Tonnes
seo peoplo are compelled to buy back,
and wear, the.' same identified leather 1
Was there ever such mismanagement,
such self-robbery ?
A. few thousand dollars would establish
a boot and shoo factory, right where tho
leather is made, and the shoss worn; and
while the proprietor's fortune would
grow like Jonah's squash, or a "loyal"
nfflpinl's insolence, the neonle of tho State
would cet better shoes at a third less
Near the little town of Cleveland in
the southeastern part of the State, the
finest quality of variegated marble, ca
pablo of receiving as beautiful a polish as
any Egyptian or Italian stone, absolutely
juts out, like limestone in les3 favored
regions, a'precipice of marble ! And it is
only worked as somo neighbor wants a
tomb-stone 1 r abuious ncnes almost un
Tn thn same neighborhood lie the
Duck-Town copper lands. Miles upon
miles of territory underlaid by copper ore
which yields from five to eight per cent,
of pure copper, as fine as the boasted pro
duct of tho Lake Superior mines.
One company alone, under the manage
ment of John Thomas, "Esq., formerly of
New Orleans, out now oi mis cuy, nas
undertaken to develop this vast deposi-
rvv- eT nrnfcTfcli-
They have had to labor under every
disadvantage; listlessness of the people
of the State; timidity or stupidity of
capitalists; and nnprecedentedly low
price of metal.
And yet, in three years since the war,
after expending immensosums for ma
chinery and in repairing the damages of
I war. they find themselves owing about a
hundred thousana aonars, wun two nun
dred thousand dollars worth of copper on
hand, and their mines producing about
six thousand dollars a month.
With a few miles of railroad, to build
which they are howl endeavoring to got
aid from tho State, they will be able to
supply themselves with the very bestar-
.. Jr 1 . iu: III (V
ticie oi stone coai , una iuuui.0 mo
cost of smelting five cents on every pound
of copper ; they will then bo enabled to
defy all competition; their facilities for
production will be illiinitablo ; and Ten-
nessoo will become tho great copper mar
ket of tho world.
Such are a few hastily collected in
stances of wondrous resources unde
veloped; rare opportunities unimproved;
unrivaled advantages unappreciated, al
most unknown. t
Hut tho grandest item of all; that
which is of more importance than any
other; which holds out greater induce
ments, would have less to fear from com
petition, and would be as sure pay as a
lying around. loos, tbeimanufactarei of
the Southjs great staple.
Year after year, her planters toil and
sweat fo raise cotton. Eor,lack,of manu
ftrinnnn iPWishme'nts oftheir4- dwn.
Kalo of it has to be .shipped
naeen htindrad miles across. iue cuuuiry
to Massachusetts, or RhoOe. island, aii
the freightages "by steamboat and rain
road, warehouse, dues, drayagesf charges
for handling, and manufacturers' enorJ
mous dividends are paid; and then in the
shapa.of calico and. dqmefticSouthera
to hnv hack tho verv
sam'ofcotion, pay-, tho profits of.Bostda
I" 5 i . ' ' 1 1 it f Im.h.
jpoDers,.anu an me .eipousca ,vi -
porting it again, across tno w.noio conii-
em u mu ouuu mat wwik.'
Mrk -homson's' ' Cristah-:, name was
;i;VJ2 hours at the
A Yisit to the Scene of tlie Ohio
Tlifc" Revelations or a Weet.
t A correspondent furnishes tho'CihcW
nati CtomTnertjartfio, following i'rtibu
Iars: "'" '
trip' on a; rivet "boat jugt no w gives
'nnn -ft ra.v.Rnldiflr.in.his-tlrst-skirmish
feelingv Passengers aro thoughtful and
keep their ears pncKedtorsnaaen noises.
The awful .calamity; at Rayl's Landing is
ten days old; bn n5t yet quite forgotten.
' I walked- over a dozen battle-fields
during the rebellion, the day after the
lnjf nnitpfnl Rhnta died awav1. but have
never seen a spectlo.so.qnickin'horribla
Rinrr.pot.inn us this wrecic on menaiana
aide of tho Ohio river. Sixtr-fiva miles
Of 1! (tta tpfin wprn orr th two burn
ing boats there was one man and only
one man who saved -his trunk. That
man was Cant. David .Whitten. of the
RlpjiTTiflr Amprina. And .Nanoloon Jen-
kins, tha pilot or the America, sxxea nia
Let this be forcotten, bfere it is time
io cut lueir epiiapu ju uuuuia ui uhuui
"I saw Capt. Whitten while tho steam-,
ers-wero still burping' said an eye wit5-
nooQ nf thn-drsftstpr" wKnRft: statement is
corroborated by al) other eye witnesses
.'aI 1 T . Il.l.n:nl. nn
Willi WIIIII11 I ClIllVHI hisu. auuiuiuc v 11
the bank beside his trnnk, wiping the1
.' f 1 ' . 1 nit-
smOKO out oi nis eyes ; anu noi auuiuer
trunk cimo ashore that nisrhL"
I spent twelve hours at the wreck on
Saturdav. December 12. The scenemay
be described in a few words. AIL that
is left of the America is her lower port
guard imbedded in tho frozen mud along
thp. shore, the skeleton of her oort wheel-
house leaning on the willowfringed
hank, tho ragged metal sheeting along
tlpr hnw. and several tangled fratrments
of her chimneys. Some of her pantry-
ware is scattered along the bans, l ne
TTnitftd Stntpq siLq Knnara on the bottom
of the river, the blackened frames of her
wheel-houso still holding erect and to
gother. Tho muddy river licksthe lower
half of the name painted on her sides. The
bow and stern are out oi signt; ana cover
in? her submersed lower decks are mot
ley fragment of freight and baggage.
There are boxes of paper collars, shreds
of clothing, Are-stained culinary vessels,
hroknn shutters, bent iron Elmers, suai
t'prpl hnTPR nnd iraninsr barrels.
Alxnrv lit trnllnw frrtPTl Kink. tWentV'
UIVUJ, .U W J Vfl. . , ' . ' . '
Hep nr thirtv fpef hich. with its narrow
sloping beach, to the water, a jeansy'string
or rustics aro squatting on.meir uauncuw,
nVisnrKin7 all (Tin snnshina thov can. and
walchinz the dragging operations with
otnHd fippa. Thnr flock from far and
near to see the acciifen (they emphasize
the last syllable) and would ratner ireeze
than carry a faggot to the fire built
tn warm thn wrpakors. With the lner-
nnrif npnrlv at zpr.i. the hardiest amonz
Uie wreckers cannot work more than half
an hour at a time.
A row of eleven decent coffins are
tho heach. One of them con
tains two bodies no, only tho fragmonts
of two bodies there is nothing but frag
mnnio in nnv nf thn -solemn arrav of cas-
.UWMM. IU WHJ J .
rda Tr. tfinca pnffins arp dnnniited tho
ACblS. Al. i-r-i w i --
blackened torsos of seven unidentified
men, four unidentified women, and one
unidentified femalo child of ten or eleven
years of age. The im3 oi me conins
vhiph rnvpr thn female remains aro par
tiallv screwod down: Those over the
lii.W nrn lnnRn. and whoever dares look
nn .IpiIVi in JLq most crrislv cuise. may
lift tho seven lids, ono after the other, in
sickening succession. In every case tho
fpot- nf lhp 'finding aro burned off. Some
inpi.- 1pi9 and arms. None have a recos.
nizablo feature lef "sayo the ghastlr
double rows of teeth, and from them the'
pnamftl is pone. Tho lire burned on
r.ppo nnd Rpalns sometimes made ashes
of the skull ; left a few charred rags of
flesh where there had been arms, ana
knots of roasted musclo where there had
In all instancoa the fists have been
clenched like tho teeth, and the forearms
doubled up against tho breast m one
case though the flesh is but partially
roasted off. the bones are wrenched loose
t ilin plhnw. and el earn like ivory in a
anHino- of bituminous racs. In a few
sheltered spots on the bodies the flesh is
ennrnnafl rpd and VftinV. but elsewhere
they are black as if the baked flesh, the
naked tendons and charred bones had
Vinon pnafpd wih mstv tar. One of the
lfO(" VU..WV. ... - J
Tnoipsnas nvidantlv a man of SDlendia
mold and vigor. It is supposed that this
body, which even the savagery of that
dreadful fire could not wholly mutilate,
to tti.f nfh T?r. Mr. Parvin. of Phila
delphia. He was a man of notably hand
some form; and on sucn meager grounua
does tho task of identification now rest.
There are at the wreck ten or
who are seeking to re-
iVio rpmains of relatives'and friends
v-ki i v.. ui . : . .
What a Tiarrowinj errand is -theirs,
to rush anxiously to the bank, whenever
a black, horrible thing is araggea irom
the river, to judge by a clinging button,
a shred of apparel, a tooth, a scar, a
rnT nr a tuft of hair, if it be some one
...1, r. ... iliotr Iinvn Invpd. whoso beauty
nuww m.wj " -- . -.
and buoyant health thoy have admired !
T Raw a voune lsraeuco irom ruiasai,
Tpnnessee. whose father camo to Cincm
and was a nassonirer
on the United States on the fatal night,
conducted to the row of coffins to ex
nminn whether the remains of his lather
lav there: ' He was notnLover seventeen,
a quiet, mild youth, with dark, sympa
thetic eye. The' expression that stormed
his face, when tho first ,lid was raised,
wa3 indoscribably shocking. "My God,"
he brokenly murmured, "do they look
so." He gazed at tho others vacantly,
faintly shivering, like a man in the first
assault of aguo. The bodies all seemed
alike all equally and unspeakably muti
lated alf perished forovei from distfc
guishablo mortality, and shut out from
Thn satisfied erief of kindred, and the
last holy tribute of affection. The youth
sat around the landing the rest of the
day liko one, in a stupor, and when tho
down boat arrived, departed without a
A . .nT-liftflv
Tho work of identification among those
who were worst burned has been exceed
ingly difficult and) trying. Two bodies
are in dispute. That which has gono to
-i.u:i..iini,;Q tn nnmmndoro Thomson, as
J. Ullil"J". -,
tho remains of his wife, aro claimed to be
tho remains of Miss .Fahnestock, bytho
friends ofthe latter, and a dental exanlin--..J:d
tn lia madhlnPhiladelnhia to do-
cide this most painful, question. It is
positively asserted that a ring marked
"Grace" was taken from the body, in ad
ahlftdiimond iewelry. Miss
Fahnestock's Cbnstian name was uraco
! MirOTvIEhefrieads ofComniodocd Thorn.
1 , 1 11
'Spa.a38t .aeirauu cpnjKio ipw, wiey,
have' not iacarred .hraklajj'a'h, error thw
would11 be inexpressibly' 'distressing to
themselves. The, body , of a femalo., of
sfeyenteen or eighteen was. recovered on.
, Friday. It is terribly mufrlatsd; andT
taereis & tague surmiseinaiju may dc-
the remains 'of MtsSjFahneStoek.
The othor disDuted body .is that of an
elderly man. very badly burnt. It Is
claimed by We- friends of Mr. iHatchiri?',
qf Concord jNew Hampshire,!, and, by
those of Mr. Garvin, of Ixuisville. Tho
body is among ' tne' twslve deposited on'
the bankj'aad is h'eldfor farther, evidesce.
Tt i'4ViAt HValv that mora bodisa can bo
identified.; and it is "equally improbable
that msny fnorp will be recovered: Th'er
wreoks hare beerrdaed and piebed, ia
nvunf iuii4un . fisnn and Avar araiB Thn
bottom of. tho mr has been, dragged
wllu long lines, eqaippou wm jxmujr iuu
hookSi and rakd Tvith: ;pikaa and; grap-.
gling ironSj Tha snbaiarme, diver .spent
nearljf threoliodra on Safurd'ay in ex
ploring1 a-pile of submerged logs, against
which it was apposed soma" bodies had
drifted, asd, in searching aa. eddy formed
under. the' sunken puter guard ofthe'
nr riinrir rhk. lieu 'uiu uuit a auu
Ifjnited States' is raised; which ii likely
tn.nm thn river reaaaas ft .WW.
feet moro, somo additiqnal'bwies.raay-qo.
iuuuu. t , r .
mL.- ftM.J.u- ta ot 'pnmtifprpTv 'hiirnt
, luuauicuwi WU1J....V.J
that tho3e 'who perished on her must
have, been literally reduced to ashes.
She is a total wreck. There.is scarcely
enousrh of thar splendiddouble decker
left to build a miner's cabin.
Coronet Tajtnd his assistant, Air.
TreiMdalLwisifc ,the wreck every day.
The. Coroner hai.'now very little unclaimed-property
his possession ho
ohly.iswelir taken from th6-Bodies that
! "ho .retains -are two ringsvand p.; saaall
1 ' , mi . L. 1 n tla.n iAiWA
Dreastpin, j,hb rufc iusuuuw
ahddeliyered to relatiTes.
' The .bodies of.the uncliimed. dead wero
not coffined until Friday, for tho reason
that parties wera; constantly arriving to
p-i-.mi'na npm. .The?, are frozen stiff.
uitniumv .7 . . 1,
and as- well preserved, as when taken
f mm thn ratar -
Imbedded in the frozen, mud on shore I-.
is a very Handsome siiK..waiiang areas,
with double skirt, elaborately .trimmed
with fringe.- ,
" The correSDondent" therreiveS a list of
eighty-.fi ve psrsons 'Jtnoira to hava been
lost on thej.twostea'mersj provided none,
of the twelve bodies remaining unidenti
fied are those of some whose names ap-
J ll . i:.l t !..!.,:. I,nl -nnf irnl
pear m iue iuu ui wc uiiasiug um uj"
recovered. Taking info consideration
the unknown persons who. must.hayo
perished, the deaths by the disaster ban
not fall far short of one hundred. The
As has been stated, twelve bodies re
main for identification, all badly burned,
and all, perhaps, beyond chance of recog
nition. Ono of tho females has been.tall
not less than five feot six. One body
is that of a girl of ten. One of the male
bodies had on a black and red cheek
flannel shirt. Another i judged, by
Nashville street-car tickets and other
data, to bo that of Meyer Zodiac, of Pn-
It is not my province" to speak of
whero the blame attaches for this crush
ing disaster. jThat thero was great dere
liction is the universal beliet in tne
vicinity of the wreck and among all the
country people who hurriedTto the heart
rending scene. They say tnac me
America was running .entirely, out of, her
usual bearings ; 'and eaclTof ' them has
his sarcasm about the gallant commanaer
who was intrenid anoueh to save the
only trunk that was saved, and to think
about it at a moment when a hundred
liv?3 may have hung, on a stout heart and
a heroic soul.
'.Had Fallk to1ib6lBltkt&rtbta) CaaoSf'
rrreiibie-LetUfr. franc ;CBli.WjWW(
Wnm p n ui I !I reft
as agent ofthe Chcycnricg and Ar-
.annlirwvL hwau3n .. oftlfS" imnQS3l-
bility oXt tended foglus. charges
il i:t - u.. .rr,-I..
tL his, jesigaatiq .gjvpa.Aelo Jt.
tition'' of tfeff ' SSritf -Grcclc'nidssacro
in 'the Washita etYc,1 which 'has
lipfin realized ihifliarElatc flsht-and.
'il. l.Mi:'. P TillnVnMZ
uuu byUiuiL; u Ljim-iy jiuit. i'ti.
I Ek Roots, to Fokt Cobb, November
?) lRK TTnV.'Wr?. TavlokCJmmisV
, sm er Ituliaa: Atlairs, .WaahiHmyD.
u. .sir,: JJunng. tpenyear iovtr
an officer in thearniy of . the"TJnite(l
Stato3, highest'ln' authofityin tlialndiati
rionirvln which Tiwrved Jiaithe.aan-'
;ppscd; falflllmrat qf?my-duty asjsuch,;
!cbngregked somo'jBTo 'hunded:, friendly1
themvtlwproteciic.-otthaTI.3ited States ;
ttin pnncpmipnpn nf trbich was they WCrfl
:fptp1 hv lirp-'n Tiodv of TOmnteer'
troops from Colofaddi and' nparlys two-
Hundred of .tfceirtwpme-n,. caiiaen ana
nt is ao IsrBtallv miwdered. The infa-
'mous. jnissacri' at ' Sn& creek.'jfni, not
t- v r"tL-i mi.. t j:. d -
goon oe oorgoueu iuu iinunu-yo
naturally oipder the, impression , ihat I
was responsible foe outrage, .ut
after theyiully ,uadeKlo.myposUipn,
Ijbecamejit mejr request,.. their agent,
,ahd" they ,harq jsnewedj te. tcpnffdeaco
'they had in mo." prpvfot !td, thn '8an
;creek murder,, trusting,me implicitly uti
to tha time of Gen. Hancock's memth
'rablo expediiiQn., they 'thenr having
01 fits ntaca a
LoClriiiraaAgenf was. tbe battle of
'lac . jraBiuia, w. jmuuuui.i - -
tSelf rcluTffBracktreerfr mi- '
Lantioriticsv after- bavijig-maxltfpTOj-f
gestations. to Ji;i QUpeaWiiana itm.
repaired., $o.wait,moy snppou , A
kif oonilMtn tfiomcnlvifil. from tllfi
hostile- baatlf, CoL Wyncqop r
;i3 not "a1 $6fdr Ho brler'iff. ;
1 inat;ni?itirH'Vmf?tlri lna5SaCr03S-'br?-
tfie Saliru203BL'Saldinih.!for&8.ic. t
isummec TUesa deredation3:) L
from the UUrent ,.ag.,o,inBj
-After tu'eso deprlatTcms;,TXtEtrtr-,
RocTc and- Medicme'A'rrocilrctP
x$ thesoTrQW andida'wib)hiA
thev-j heard. of thejnassacresjonttliq..
Sn1iri( 'firpr Tfiftv smil that Uie
Jd 'Inflfansy over
no-confroi,vjiaa'iwoKen 'Wic ireaij-stinnmtiosjs'.raird-ithev
- y - f I' ' . .1
They ware sincere, and only wanted
tune to carry ont their pnrpdses.' .
ThV ftlinVo Trarned chFefa camevol-'1
nstarilv into Lamed. Little Kqckl
gaYc a foil uxouht o('all hckiW-w.
in relation, to. the anthorp,4,qf tbo
l..l,..!); onmmMml Vta anut lint
"wlek the nbws'came to Black Kettle.
I l!rt ia t,:sr nffihror 'Mfn'b"rf!
IUU WUbl Will U wm. ' -- -
aid begged f for som&o hls-peopla
to flhnot him. He-said be bad noi
biretoliye since.bad Indians had.
broken the peace- He was at Lanu
dranr oniT T.ixrr1P( "Port when Kt?-"
ticked hv the whites, and ho wOultl'C
Be from thenTagaTnT Hea'aid there
'virmin fio nrr' safety In flicrh'ti "He
"Wished W live ia' peac but tho
pprd ivas. loosened arid, brake- He.
ent word ,o Col.-Wyncpop, asking.
.receiysd ,assurancc3 from mo rat j eere C0ald come into the camp
uan Hnnpnpir Tirniiiri nnt nirin mem. t- 11 r 1 -ri t A
thd coomfT ma .Kith him WtlQIH XI. J . . i k it .
Dvvi"f, a. :r , ivmstrwi nrotecnon irom mc toiihz
was a. peacemi ome. upon ma ueauuc-1 - ".7, " , ' - j
iJnnnfthpir.ln.lcTPJi and other orooerty-Lsldcd TOtlt tho wbites,.as. weU as
again .they "naturally inferred the fanltUfrom pur soldiers who were hostile
was mine, and some time after, ;while, in.
the performance of my .duty among tha
Indians, I cama near losing my life in
consequence, but I again succeed in re
gaining their confidence and am now
WnnW nrr?r tn nrflrp.ed ta Fort Cobb. OH
'the "Washita river and cpngreate what
inuians 1 can 01 niy ajjuutjr
L.:-t-r af..ij T toWorfixt nn mv
journey thither, I Jiayea learned .of some
fiva different columns . 04. troops in me
field, whose objective pofnt is the! Wa
con'trol, commanded by officers, Who, will
noiauow airociue,tui""u,cu uu
iKa'ffeldifnder' sanction ofthe
government, vohiiiteer troops and-Dte
tind Oago IndiapS,, tne ueauiy eneuues
will yreveuw num. muiuunuD " -
r c J rrt,
to all Indian's on account of tho
barbarities committed on the Saline.
The peaceable Indians, including
the Cheyepnes, under Black Keitla
and Little Boqk and the Dog sol-,
diera vritn ;lledicine Arrowy weVe
gathered at I?6rtf Zarah and oti tfrc
Bdwneti Pork". It was the policy of
(jol. "Wyncoop to feed and protecti
ail the .friendly Indians, who ,dq
njanded. protection and discountc-
Sanced the ' acts of the .hostile lii-,
ians.' With'tMs view he appertldtl
tblhe Secretary of theTilterior.taslr-
ifag, for subsistence, anil recommeptrj
.ing that a battaliort of troops be
rjub uuuiquiubvij i-v i' " -.- -
duard the friendly Indians anu pro-
eiverage Or sex, wherever ibund. lho J'tfect them from the hostile tribes wna
h nh Ih.l TUlKlfin RTfl T 1 1 ,1 1 1 : 1 1 - 1
IIUIVU vim. wwi.iwi- " -
THE OMNIBCS BII.T..
Tor tho HellerorVnflnUIied Kallronrti
fa this SUUe..
Below ia a cony of, 'the. muchllkd-of
combination bill, for the aid of unfinished
railroads in Tennessee:
1. Ra It pnnrtml br the General
Assembly ofthe State of Tennessee, That
the Uovernor is nereby autuorizea ia issue
coupon bonds of the State of Tennessee,
hpurinf gixr cer cent, mieresc annuanr.- to
the following railroads , in thi3 Stale, as
follown, to-wit i To the Southwestern rail
road, five hundred tnousanu aouara; 10 me
Knoxville and Kentucky railroad, fiye.
hundred thousand' .dollar j,to the Knox-
:i!p anil ntiarlpatnn rsilrnail. flva hun
,,u - ,
. ..... ..... rv .
dred thousana dollars; to tnp vincinnau
and Qumberland Gap and Charleston rail-i-niA
tlirpp hnmlrpil thcusand dollars : to
tha East Tenneesee and Western. North
Carolina railroad, three hundred thousand
am,t All nflhp hnvfl amannts'to be' in
ihn VmniU nf ihn State, of one thousand
dollars each, to be used by said companies
- 1 7.1 .1 . IX - uu, . nnnrm
in grauiag suu iukui iu a occvi wu,,
rtnw tn vimp nmlip itip nrnviaionft nf lho
.iwu, ... - i . T
eeneral internal improvement act with
? .r r ,L r A n,l ihm
me ezceuuuu ui iue kiouiuki
Governor shall issae said bonds to the
Presidents of the roads as named above, in
such amounts and at such times, as may
be directed by a majority of the btate In
rectors. Son o rt it fnrthsr enarted. That the
sum of tkree hundred thousand dollars be,
- . .... .1 XT 1
mwA tna iimn ia nnnfnnriitlMl in ins .nasn-
vllle and Northwestern Railroad Company,
on the same terms and conditions, for the
hurpose of. completing its branch from
Huntingdon to Jacsson, xennessee.
' Sec 3. Be it further enacted, That the
sum of three hundred thousand dollars be,.
aod the same is nereoy appropriate". 10 iue
i j n -it. t.:l . J ri.n.n
jaamourg anu ixjnubu xvamuau wuipau;,
and that James Irwin. J, O. Conner, F. G.
Moore and W. H. Cherry' be constituted
additional incorporators in said company.
bee. 4. iie it lunner enacted, inai iue
Br,m nf nlnplv.fiirp fhnnvnnfl anllam. be.
and the same is hereby appropriated, to
the Cleveland and Ducktown Railroad, to
build bridges over the Ocoee river, and for
r. E r- !. A. J.t;. Tk.l ll,o
oec. O, Do lb juriiicr cuaucu, m. up.
proceeds of the bonds loaned to the Beveral
maifa nmpil in ihp shnrp bill shall be ex
pended in the State of Tennessee, for the
f . u: t :j 1 . : .:.! c.i
OUllUlD Ul I 111 DPIU uiatc
op R Ra it further enacted. Ihat this
act take etlect lrom ana aner iu passage
llonvy HlilrmlMliliiir nt Columbia No
On Monday last, the usual quiet of Co
lumbia was disturbed by the condact of one
Pat Murphy, who, after partaking freely
of double-distilled red-eye, concluded to
take revenge upon a Mr. Johnson, the pro
prietor of a provision store and saloon
Johnson and a man named .brail were
seated in the store, when Murphy, going to
the back window, fired upon the couple.
Murphy then went to the front door, and
fired 'into the store a second time, when
Johnson and Frail drew their pistol", and
commenced returning thetfire, shooting be
tween tbem as many as seven times at Mur
nhv. none of which discharges took effect,
and in the heavy skirmishing all around
there was not even a tleah wound on either
aido. Murphy was lafierwards arrested by
the officers of. the law, and, in default o
bail, committed lo jail for future trial
A vnunif lady from "the States" ar
rived in Hamilton. Canada, the other
itftv. and was ieen to be Fufferins from
an nirrravatod develoomeut of the "Ore
ninn hand." At the custom house she
nn snfiipptpil tn the usual treatment
and relieved of twelve yards of . black
-;ilr vplvpt bit nair nf French kid floves.
0 1 1 1 ..-, - J- . . . y, -,- 4
forty yards of rich lace, four white oa?
trich feathers, anda bottle of Magic
Hair Restorer. She was convalescent at
;U mhn hirn nxnressed their do
ferminatibn to kill ' under all circum
stances the Indians of my agency
.1 .. . . . l- l T m
Lis the point to w
directed to congregate them all. J.ney
will readily respond to ay call, but I
iost-ecrtainly refuse to'againbe the in
strument of tha murder of innocent wo
mnn ami children. "While I remain an
nfflppr nf tha tmvernment I propose to do
my duty a portion oi wrucii ,ia wvpj
;nofr..pi;nna Alllp.fLmo under tho,
circumstances, with the present state df
i- -r r .uri, uttA -fa' imnr tn
leeungs i navo iu n3 iuuir '
f - i ,. .mnnntmn ' Tl , I
respectiuiiy lenuer uy Fr"6""j'.,Ji
return tha commission which I have so
far earnestly endeavored to fhlfill' the re-
m .1 n t.l ll.. TTnitpil Sf.ltpI
; 'x.0 iue jrrssiueubu vn.-
who hap entrusted mo with the commis
sion I have held; to yourseir lor tno con
deration always shown me; to tho Su
perintendent, Col. Murphy, for his in-
... ... r u.il .Iwairci r.i u 1
variablo Kinaneas, i sum
grateful. ' , ,
T I. have the honor to respectfully for
ward this communication through CoU
Thomas Murphy, superintendent oi
TnAi.y, AffiiM tri -i'hom I will turn over
what property I am' responsible- for,;and
mako my ,appearancorati "Washington a3
soon as possible to settlo'my account.
I have tho honorto be, with much re
. iThl Wiivnoon. w'e'believc, has the-
rentitatlon ecn in the Indian coun-
1 . 1 1. i ..nwl in.
ryj oi oeing a Btraigut iui
corruptible and honest Agent ofthe
government an assertion .which
unfortunately cannot be safely made
in regard to some Indian agents.
In 1864, and until within a short
ime previous to the Sand creek
massacre, he was in command of
Fort Lyon, and tobkvith him soven
ofthe principal chiefs of the Chey
enne and Arapaho 'nations, includ
ing Black Kettle, to Denvor City,
for the purpose of having an inter
view with Uov. Ji.yana,- oi .vowrauu,
Territory. . This was done in pur
suance or the proclamation' df the
Governor, bfiering protection to nil
peaceable Indians; The Governor
referred the matter to the military
authorities. Returning to Fort Itf
6n, CoL Wynco.op allowed the In
Sians to bring tbeir villages near
tho fort, promising-tnemproiecuon,
after having surrendered meir urjn
and holding them somewhat in the
... ' Tin
relation oi prisoners ui noi.
was Soon after relieved from the
command of the post by Major An
thony, who approved oi tne arrange
ment by which the Indians were to
remain in the vicinity of the post
with their families, and assuring the
. .' f i , 1 T -rrk vyr
latter penect Baieij . m , j
crirtrt time thereafter; CoL Chiving'
ton attacked the Indian camp and
slaughtered- -the-Indians wunoiit
mercy, committing the most diabol
ical outrages. Directly after the
massacre two. hundred bioux went
nn tlm wnr nnthi in coniunction with
most of the Cheyennes wbo had es
caped. Col. Wyncoop was sciing
no Tndfnn Ao-ent at the time of the
Wningof the Cheyenne village by
Gen. HancocK on tne rawnee r or.
This was purely a military act, and
has been the sutyect oi mucu com
ment growing out of the light in
whir it is viewed. With a civilized
enemy, familiar with the laws of
war, the act would have been doubt
less justifiable, rue cnieis retused
to come in as uiey agreeu, ami uiu
women and children uco Decausc
they were alarmed at the approach
of soldiers. Gen. Hancock consid
ered that the Indians had acted
treacherously, and burned the vil
lage. Col. Wyncoop opposed the
measure, and was firm in the belief
that the soldiers uao commmcu
outrage. The war that subsequent
ly raged on the Smoky Hill route
was rendered moro vindictive than
ever on the, part of the Indians.
CoL Wyncoop, who did all in his
power to prevent the burning ofthe
Indian village, was held in a manner
responsible by tho chiefs, and in sev
eral, instances, came near losing bis
life from their mistaken, resentment.
While "assisting jn gathering the In
dians at! Medicine Xodge Creek last
year, lie was" attacked ' by Boman
Nose, and uts'life was barely saved
byithe interference .'of friendly In
dians. ' j -... i1 1
The immediate occasion of the
wore at this time, and su psenuentiy
:tb the. massacre qn the Saline, sepa-
'i.-- . i. r l T .
rated from cacn oiuer. dui a uuai
ear was turned to the appeals of the
agent, the Secretary of the Interior
"claiming that he had no power t& act
in the matter. Had this been done,
tho frinndlv Indians could have qui-
ntTv romovnd to Fort Cobb, on their
I reservation, and Black Kettle, with
liis relatives, a-few lecbteotd men,
been saved from what Col. Wyn
coop has no hesitation in denounc
ifag as a massacre.
; Black Kettle, last winter hid only
seventeen lodges under his contrfel;
althongh he is nominally 'tho. chief'
qr the Cheyenne natiqn. Since the
Chevington, massacre hcworea mel
ancholy look and. was seldo'm. known
to smilo, , - ,.
The fqllowing incident illustrates
tlie state of Indiaa war now raging
qn the plains: A short tlmc'siiicea
ranchman named Sam. Parker; went
out about two miles from Fort Za
rah to stacksomo hay- He was ac
dompanied by two of his workmen,
all armed. While at work a party
qbmposed of some fiftecH Kiowas
was seen approaching from tlie
prairies, with the intention, .13 was
Subsequently beliovctl, of visiting
tho fort and having.an interview Kith
the commandant. -The men ac wcjrk
ip the hay-field, having a suspicjon
that the Indians were, hostile, fired
lipqp them, when the latter returned
tlie fire, killing the two companions
' At this juncture, Parker seized his
tun and fled towards the brush, with
Sic Indians in full pursuit He fired
upon the Indians and reaching the
brush, ho dropped his rifle, and
crawling into a buffalo walldw was
not discovered by hi3 pursuers. He
reached the fort in safety. On going
qut to where the men were killed,
their bodies were found, decently
laid ont, with their scalps untouched
and clothes not even disarranged.
Near the heads of the two men a
Couple of white flags were planted,
indicating as is tho Indiaa custom
that they did not mean war, but
killed the mon in self defence.
TMEI.YaCIIISG A,r SEW ALB15Y
The Ledger of last evening ha3 tho
follo wing in regard to Saturday's tragedy -
Of course the public mind continues io
be agitated by the terrible tragedy en
acted in this city on Saturday morning.
We have no new facts in the case that it
is proper at this time to lay before tba
public. The investigation ia still in pre
hefora tha Coroner's iurv. and no
doubt facts will bo elicited throwing light
npon the dreadful affair, Tho almost
unanimous verdict of tho community is
in condemnation of the act which has
brought so much unjust obloquy upon our
city. And this, so far as wo can learn iS
the feeling everywhere.
The question is on all tongues, How
did these men get here? Who furnished
them transportation? Who paid thair
fare? These are important questions,
and we hope some one will be found to
satisfactorily answer tham. They ouglil
to be answered, and speedily.
Arrest of a Denpernte Murderer.
The subjoined paragraph ia copied frcm
the Louisville Democrat of yeaterday r
RufiM W. Morrow, the man who shot
and killed Dr. Cheatham a few month
ago, in Todd county, near Etkton, was
captured about one week afp, and by order
of the Judge of the Todd Circuit Court,
brought to our jail for safe keeping until
hi3 trial takes place. An old grudge had
existed between the parties, ami Morrow
sought Dr. Cbeatbam and killed him, one
jilght, after which he mounted a boroa and
made hia escape. A reward waa offered
by Gov. Stevenson, and a!o a brother ci
Dr. Cheithani, for Ihe apprehension of
Morrow. We were unable to learn sn
what part of the country he was captured.
Killed by tne Can.
Yesterday morning the Station Agent at
Hollow Bock, on the Nashville and
Northwestern railroad, found the body of
a negro man, who had been run over by
the train going west the night before. Hia
name ia unknown, and no clue could be
bad as fo hia place of residence.
Cevlvat or tbelluiua Journal,
We welcome to our exchange list tha
Winchester Home Journal; which, after a
, muoension of Beveral month Tim hwrr rp.
viyed 'unileria'e proprietorship of Me teal f,
tt"V is ISiitC r.k. t r-,i.tr -.i