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BRISTOLTENNESSEE, MARCH 7, 1867.
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I Three 'In
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b. o. Mcdowell,
Attorney at Law and Collecting Agent, ,
UNION DKl'OT, TKNN.
WILL practice hi the circuit courts of Greene,
II m kins, Wa-liingtmi and stulli.an counties,
ami iu tliu Federal court Ht Knoxville, ami :
will attend promptly to nil business it.tinsted
to hi care, inclu ling the Cullrclwn uf Cluimt
agkinst tlie Government. Li""
A (tonicy ut l.mt,
v und C'wlloclina Agent,
tt L OUN T I 7 L L E, TESW. ,
Will practice in tins counties of SulliTaii,
W!kliiiilnii ami Ureeup; also in the Supreme
Cuiin hi Kiunville- ituitl I, lMju-y
oil the i.V.h ult. ,
Mr. Tu j lor, ropr 'sruutivo t'rom tlii.s Dis
trict, olTiTt'd a ri'.snlutioti fur the appoint
ini'tit of a coniminni m to adjudicate and
xvttlo claims of loyal citizius of Ti nuii-i-gi'i-
fir property tukuti and used Ly the
United States forei-g.
Tho llouso rofused to second thu pre
vious question, and Mr. Rollins ribing
.IoIiiisoii'h Di'pot, Tttnn
LOVE k TAYLOR,
Attorneys at Law and Collecting Agents,
to debate it, the roHoluti .n went over
under thu rule. . "
Mr. Taylor, nl. o' offered a resolution
deelari'ij? that the Hurvivinir soldiers
and sailors of tho war of lsl"2'ouj:ht to be
placed on the pension roll.i by this Cou
( The ujrctn(; i'o.irt.
Th use persons who still lulmr under
the deluiinu thut the Supremo Court is a
power in the land are invited to read and
pun lcr rhe followiu' remarks of the iu-
-1 I'ructa imttioii- lit) the (Im ernor to the future, und deter tho disloyal from
ui Tt iiHifMic. tiithcr acts of violenei , I respectfully
Whcrofts, it has be . iado known to (submit it, with a rcpetitinn of thu assur
tue, the Governor of I' . Kate of Teuttes- mice that I mean what 1 say, and that
M:e, that eeilaiu atrocL is murders and tho lieiieriil Assembly was iu earuest in
i,n; . i- i . ; numerous uutriik'es nave wen eonnuiueii tue passage oi tins military law.
.'lt S asl"n8,ou 'fespoudent of iu Lt.rt;liu Vl,uuli,., i ,Li, ista.e. by vio- f In tes.imu, wl.eru,f. I have hereunto
the iinhnuorc Gazette :
"Tlie, overshadowing iniquity of the
military bill as it finally passed Congress
has objured many of the subsequent,
enorruit A hill -.was passed by tho
H.wrtAusTiitghl by'o'iiriet. party tmtc
which notnnly indemnifjs every Federnl
officer, military or civil, against rospon
sibilitv for all the outraues. robberies.
and cruelties, of whatever character, per- ! 'i,,'lu Hrowuluw, Goveruor
petrated during or since the war, but
stops the execution of the itnlcvitient
Kesol itions have been adopted by I of the Supremo Court in respect to inili
the Legislature of Tennessee, culliiif; on j tary tribunals In reply to a question
the hV.leial Government, tl.roii.'h IJ. n. ! by Mr. Cooper, of Tenuessec, Mr. Wil-
lent and di-hiyal tneti, upott the perAm set my hand uud caused the irreat seal uf
and projiei ty of Union tnen, whose only the Stute to be affixed Ht the Kxecuiivo
iiffuiisu has been their unswerving devo- 1 iKpartment iu Nashville, ou the '25tU
tuiQ to the national Uug, una their uul-i uay of 1-cbruary, 1807.
loriu support ot the htate government ;
and wbereas.these bud meii are. bmiditii
themselves together in uouio localities,
and notifying loyal men to leave withiu
a given t line. .n, tlierelnre, I, i.
.. .. e . i. . . . . i . :.
n l.,,,,,t nite.,!,,,,. .mi .1 ii. 11 Claims Tl.. for .,, ni,.i...,r .,.ilif.. f , . son, cuan man oi uie com.u nice, o.suuci
eutrusicil to ilium in II iwk.ns. tireeno. Wa-h- , . ' , , . I V dcelur.-.l that the bill would
iiiLtoni, Carter, Johnson ami Sullivan counties, 1 l',ULl- uu" j evil cnui Is from reviewiug the proceed-
East Tennessee; ami Washington county, Vir- tranquility in the Klate. Tho preamble j ,gs ( military courts iu the past, uuj
i alleges that iu several counties violence that. it. was intended to present just such
o. t. YORK. a. ti.LKi.asoN. prevails over civil law, and riot und iiuir- ! action as i lie Supieme (Join t hud taktiii
, ... : :.. -i... i:ii? ... 'Pl - ... .-.I
York & Fulkerson, j dt'r e u"runis",,(i
1 TTllUl-:kS A'l' l.lH A r...l;..ol
,A . . . " , ...... I ' !"" "-j" test, oatli appears
j v uoiiimu-nmaiuii, i iihu.m.i, .. . in .. : i i I ,1,. n . , .
W.U practice iu tin Courts of Washington, "" va...b.dD .n u.,.,Ku,..v.u ,.Uv. ... , ull ; Ho ii. may or sei uowu as sn-
Uusscll, Scott ami Lee counties. OFFICE, in ' will have to take tho back track, partio- tied that the judicial bram h of the. Gov-
Uucastcr bmliliiig. '!y4" : i.l,.,ly in their robbin,. sehemes and piuii. ! ""im.-nt has been sul.statitially over
der. Under the er. of imneaehin- ,' "row.., .. n . ...y
iu the Milliirau ease. Tho other decis-
i ion of the court that iu reference to the
00 .nut. ii.itl. ,i.irii...ru ... Iu. rl iur.i.t.i rrl.xl nt.
A. J. BROWN,
VI I or ti)' ul Ijiw
a ii. l 4 olivtlliitf 4ttlll,
J OXESB OU O , 7 USX ,
Wll.L pisclicu in tlie counties of Hawkins.
Greene, iViisiiiugtoii, Carter, Johnson ui.,1 Sul
livan; also iu the bupremu Court at Kunx
ville. nugll. lHCB-y
im a eo ordinate und
er. cmicr tno err ot impeacinii too . . , . ' ...
, . . i, , ' iu'ii peiKieut uepanmeni oi tno '.tovern-
. Iresuieut,. hey cover up their robberies of Ineu blJf M lin esp,mniier ()f ordinary
; the people." I law. The bill alluded to will doubtless
receive the sanction of the Senate.
CHARLES R. VANCE,
Attorney ai Law and fcoaciior iu Chancery,
KS I1I.LV1LLE, SCOTT CO., VA.
H IXli recently renioveil ironi Hristol,
I'i iiii., ami locatnl him-elf pi iniiineiitly
ai ..-iillville, feott county, u will practice
in iuii several Courts in tin- coin, tics of Lee,
Sc. oi. I(u--cll, Wise iiiel Wa-ln ugloii. Va.
IA3 1'ioiniit attention given lo collections
ii liie iiliove na.neil couniies. Coiiiiiiunica- ; I his, uud that auaint llou.
tin us wii, licicaller he ihIiIivsmmI to tin' as
DEACERICK & DEADERICKS,
Atli'i m in Etitc
ami Sulifitur in (Jhunvery.
J. IT. le,ul. r,H , I l V. $ J. (J. lhadrrirk,
l!i ist,.!. Teini. I Hlouiitville, Teiiu.
VI. I. luiMiiess entrusted tn their care
pioiiiptly atuiiilrd to. Claims collected
iu a n.k purl of upp.'i Km st Tennessee.
; The Ku ixvi'.le Commercial, of the
' Still), says that the case of Gen. J. C.
; Haiiiscy, iniiicted iu the Circuit Court of
Knox county for the crime of treason
against the Staff, was takeu up the day
before i nd dismissed upon the payment
' of costs by the uejusej. The case of the
same nature against Col. Ashby was coti-
tinned tu the next, term of toe court.
we believe uro tin only ciu. remaining
on the docl.'-t of that court Judge
Swan, who has heretofore been more in
clined than any other to charge the law fcct down upon you
-1 liney Letter from a tvoall-be
Colored Lamli-lati for Governor.
Jackson, Tenn.. Feb. VI. To G'i'
ernur Liruwnlnw Sir: 1 learu that
you and the lvu-cr house of your Legis
lature have passed a law to allow the col
ored people of this State to vote. So
far, so good. Uut, sir, you have, at the
sumo timu, provided in (he law that they
rdiall not hold office ! Now, what does
such legislation mean 1 I am a colored
man, anl have wool on my head, but
ynU'uiid your white truth can't pull that
woof over my eyes. The durkics in Ten
nessee generally, will understand what
you are after, uud will put their broud
William G. Urownlow,
' tome forth.- h 1
The printer's dollars. Where are they t
A dollar here and a dollar there, scatter-
sa.,1, by virtue of the authority and pow- 7 mvr J"M " orcr
er'iu mo vested, do hereby solemnly pro- ! country, miles aud tmles apart, how
claim, that I intend to put u stop to all ' ;h,in. ?"al J llo Ope
such outrages, by at once calling into ae-1 ,;,ul",,'r bas h'8 l,un,lr, ,,s 0 d,,1Ia"
tual service a sufficient number of loyal !Le Vr,Ilt,-'r. V"!' '-"-. "'C build
voluutecs, under the following recent act, ! ow""'r' ,tUL' 3'rnymiMi compositor,
which is now tho law of Tennessee : I ,hu, m ,1,e ,a,1"r aI" a11.
to lnm carrying on his busiues, l.ave
An Act to organize and equip a State tlioir detnauds, hardly ever so Mini II as a
Guard, aud tor other purposes. ' single dollar. J5ut the mites from here
Hi. it tou ted by the. General Atsemhtj ! AD,l ti.t.re mus,t be diliueutlj -fathered
oj mewwoj itiincm-K, i uai ne uov - ttlJii patiently hoarded, or the wherewith
eruor is hereby authorized uud empowered j to discharge the large bills will never bo-
id urgauize, equip uuu can iniu aeiuo L.ome bulky.
service, a volunteer toree to bo knowu as
the Tennessee State Guard, to be compo
sed of oiio or more regiments from each
Congressional District of the Slate :
Provided, always, that the Tennessee
We imagine the printer will have to
get up an address to his widely scattered
dolluib, something like tho following :
"Dollars, halves, quarters, dimes, and
all the numerous fractious into which you
State Guard shall be composed of loyal are divided, collect yourselves and come
I I .11 A .I- . - 1 - . I I I. .. . . ' J . .
meu, wuo suan iaae auu suuscnoe me borne : Ye are wanted I Combinations
oath prescribed iu the Franchise act. f a Hortg 0f tblt h(.p tue printtir
Sec. 2. Jie it Jurlker enacted, That I to become a proprietor gather in such
the Governor shall bo Commauder-in j g,)0l rtons for your appearance at his
Chief, and any number of said force j counter, that nothing less than a sight of
shall be subject to bis order, when in you will appease them. Collect your
his opinion the safety of life, properly, j 8elvcs, for valuable us you are in the ag
or the faithful execution of law require ' gregate, single you will not pay the cost of
it; to be organized, armed, equiped, rcg- , gathering. Come iu here, in silent sin
uiated and governed by the lules aud I j.0 ti0 that the printer may form you
articles of war, and the revised army jlll0 0 battalli.m, and send you forth
rcgmaiious oi tue uuiteu ouues, so tar i u,.u t0 battle for him and to vindicate
CHARLES J. ST. JOHN,
Attorney at Law and (Jolieciii.g Agent,
so as to secure convictions
of cases, presided ; un I it
considered that all such prosecutions will
hereafter be discontinued.
in this class,
may now be
This uet reminds me of tlie case where
a white man and uu iudian weut hunting.
They killed a turkey and a buzzard, and
when they came to divide, thu while man,
to satisfy the Indian thut he would do
the fair thing, made this proposition ;
"I'll take the turkey and you may take
the buzzard, or you may take the buzzard
tflTbe National Intelligencer, of
yesteiday, has one of the ablest editorials
we have ever read, showing conclusively and I'll take the turkey." The Indian
ItLOLM'VILl.E, TK.VV, I and iucoutrovertiblv that Shei man s bill, hung his head tor awhile, then lookum
7ll.Lnitk.nl pr, .ily to all business ei- , ;f , . , , , , , up, said to his sharp-compuuion : "Kvery
ti ustci to him in Lj.,,.-r Last leunessee. ; ' .... I time luikcv for white man, and buzzard
M is... ., .nrin. no. inns The ilea I ll-K i.ell oi lllieriv . ...
not only for the South, but for them also.
It concludes us dlows :
''A count ly that will acquiesce, iu a
time of uuivi rsal peace, iu a measure do-
HENRY H. TAYLOR,
Attorney, at Law and Collecting Agent,
BlilnTOL, TENN. Will attend to all bus
iness euii ustkot to h:s cure in (lie counties
el U .,-!, nutini ami Scott, Va., ami Suilivan,
Hawkius, (ircenc uud Wa.-hingtou, Tcnn.
J. U. McLIX, O.C. KINO,
lii isiol, Tenn. Itloiintvilic, Tenn.
ITIcLIN & KINO,
Attorneys at Law aud Collecting Agents,
VN ILL attend promptly to all business en
trusted to them in Upper Eust Tenue.-see and
Soulli-westeni Virginia. ju'Jitf
W. D. HAYNES,
Attorney at Law and Collecting Agent
BLOL'NT V1LLK, SULLIVAN CO., TENN..
WILL practice in the several courts of Sul
livan and adjacent counties.
lie will also give his attention to the unfin
ished business of M. T. Hnyues, deceased,
being his Eiecutor and having charge of his
Books aud papers, both private and profes
aiouiki. j u2 7
C. T. C. DEAKE,
Attorney at Law and Colluding Agent,
J0NKSH0KO', TENN , will practice
in the Courts uf the 1st Judicial circuit
and intend to the Collct'lloil of luillli
in E i-t Tennessee. ju''.l-y
Doctor Wm. N. Vance,
LATE oi Ku.g-poii, rvsio.es in liristol.
lie will ultoiid to prulessiouul culls from
town and country.
OFFICE, in King's Block first door on the
right up stairs. umylio-y
" Dr. H. M. GRANT,
Will visit IiniSTOL on FRIDAY
and SATURDAY of each week.
OFFICE: next door to F.tisor'i
Drug store. ju'J7if
tor Indian. O, yes, you want us to go
vntimj with you, but every time oflice for
while man uud vote for nigger.
I learn further, that the bill bus beeu
scut lo the Si liate, where it is to be
liberately abrogating the Constitution 1 hoped the restriction against my people
and laws i it tot i over hail the nation, yet, will be wiped out. In thut event, and
atfcctiiii! to keep them in force in the ; at the warm bolicitatiou of many friends,
other half, is a country ignorant of its ; I hereby auuouuce myself a candidate
owu constitution, and, therefore, iueupa- for Governor. 1 expect you to be my
ble of a saving faith iu it. Such a pen- j competi tor, audi propose to open the
pie tire ripe fur self-ubuseuieut, and in
imminent peril ot ibeir freedom,
Tell Your Mother.
canvass at an early day, and will join
you in a list of appointments from Carter
to Shelby. I propose to conduct the
canvass like a statesuiau. but notifv vou
I wonder how many girls tell their in ttdvau,.e, that 1 will hold y.,u jurnon
mothcr everything ? Not those '"youug ally responsible for auy insult you may
ladies" who, goiug to and from school, , oiler. I shall take along your debate with
smile, bow, and exchange notes aud cartes : 'y friend Mr. I'ry ue, and bhall prove
, . . . , , , from that that you have been a greater
de visile with young meu who make luu . c ; i .i
' b j persecutor of my race in Tenuesseo than
of you and your pictures, speaking in a otbt,r . ana cimrgt, that your
way that would make your checks buru e nl COU).HO is oue purt,i 0f seltish
with shmue, if you heard it. All this, l1 '
most iucrcdulous and romantic young la- ; lt'wiu ,(lt j)e amiss to say hero, that
dies, they will do, although they gaze at ' j ,im iu favor f ..,.,,,,.,1, jU!1,ice t0 tti ,,e
your fresh young faces udunrmgly, aud ifl ()f tue State" that I urn iu favor
send or giye you charming verses or" of r,,ieving the colored people of the
boquets No matter "what other girls Shlte friim paying taxes for three years,
may oo, uuu i "u uu ii, ci uuui fe" 's
flirtations may cud disastrously, us many
a foolish and wretched y"ing L'irl could
tell you. tour yearning for someone to
love is a great ui.ed of woman's heart
Hut there is a time for everything. Duu't
let the bloom mid lieshte of your be irt
be brushed ill in il! Hirta-ions l;,
der yourself tri. ' y iu'ellijicu, And above
all tell y.iiir uiotlur twrythi-g. Fun
in your.di-.tioii..ry u!d l o u''"eu tiou
in tier's. It. would do no !irm to look
aud sec. N-.-ver be uslianieil to ti ll her
who would be vmr bc-.t i.ietid mid cn
Drs, J. o. a C. T. FEFrEE,
fident, all yu thi
i feel It is vi
aud in favor of tiieir having all the va
cant lauds in the State, by paying sur
veyor's fees that 1 am the friend of all
roli'ious (b nominations that I am
friendly to ult the secret orders in the
State, but only bcloni.' to tho '-Order of
the Lone Star. 1 have held ttio run- l
ftitiifiun id' that oi li r in my hands and
sworn to t'.ipp rt it. lint ui,.re of my
prio-iples In reafter. When I get )ou
on t.,e stump yu will learn who I am
mid iciof" 1 tun.
Kespectfully your fellow-equal,
M ci r Dyer.
as applicable, and shall receive pay aud
allowances according to grade of rank, as
provided for tho U. S. army while iu ac
tive service, to be paid out of uny mouey
in the Statu Treasury not otherwise ap
propriated ; provided, that the force pro
vided for by this act shall not be armed
and equipped until culled iuto uctivo ser
vice by the Governor.
Sec '6. lie it further enacted, That
this uet shall take ell'oct froui aud after its
Standing, as I do, on tho broad princi
ples of the constitution, und sworn to
enforce the laws, 1 have no concessions to
make to traitors; no compromise to otter
to assassins and robbcis; and if, iu the
sweep of coming eveuts, retributive jus
tice shall overtake the lawless aud vio
lent, their own temerity will have called
it lorth. The outrages enumerated icf
and Mil all cease. Having reached tho
fori-jfoiiiir coiic'usif.n, I feel justilied iu
expressing the opiuion that the present
State government in Tennessee so gen
erally acquiesced iu by loyal and law
abiding people will be sustain-d and
preserved, despite the efforts of disap
pointed traitors and disloyal uewspapers.
Tho interest of trade, of agricultural
pursuits, of commercial iuturcourse be
tween this State and others of the de
velopment of our vast resources, of emi
gration, as well as justice to loyal suffer
ers all require that these outrages at
ouee cease in every couuty iu the State.
Disloyal men are giving forth their vile
utterances iu railroad cars, iu public ho
tels, on the streets, and through the
newspapers, damaging the material inter
ests of the State, those of commerce,
those of the lueclniuie arts, of religion
and education, as well as bringing re
proach upon the Commonwealth.
I cannot, however, close this brief
proclamation without endeavoring to im
press upon my fellow-citizens of all par
tus, the importance the absolute neces
sity of remaining quiet, of preserving
p-nod order, and a quiet submission to,
j and rigid enforcement of the laws every
j where within the limits of our State.
j Outrages upon loyal citizens, whether
) white or black, and the setting aside of
. the franchise law, are all the work of bad
i men, who desire to foment strife, aud will
not be tolerated.
l'ru . 1" ii t and experienced men will be
placed in charge of the "State Guard"
in every county where they aie placed,
who will b- requirtd to protect all good
irrespective ol political partus,
strautre th-.t so many voung girls will
tell every person hef to "moilni," that
nl.!b i.. ,i, ,.l iltlt, ,ft:l?lt s'li' should Ll.,.lv
WE associated themselves together in j t, .., , ,i .,, . ..l,,!' , ,
ctiee of Medicine, Surgery and ' " ,
SUOU14 auow inoir u'"ut u .i i-.i vi .i.i
1 1 ..i..t,Tin. OhiK.t.. at tlioir I)iu St,,r. I I
Mam stret, Bristol, Tans, (ept21, ' j daughter tbatl th herself Fan-ny J'ern.
aud to ounish murderers, robbers and all :
violator nf law. And the number of '.South. New York Las contributed only
HS)k,. A ltoston inii.i-ttr Ins te en troops ca led into active service will bin glJjj.llOO
preuchi.,? ngamst tih. r-! He .i,l incteased or diminished as the good or A 1aTy"b7in7JwaIt, cava
cr uld'nt tdiui. b,s, eyes on the s.boi-iiiecii.n bad conduct id the people shall be devel- . J ... . .
any longer. A gu and uu.-oinir member oJ. lining thin proclami.tiou wil ue following very s-usible and appn.pn
ot bis eoiircLMtioii said i he didu't wear . v iv ngtlieii the hands end inspire the ate answer :" Nn I thank y u, sir, .1
' . . l . ..... 1 t I . ...I.. .. 1 . I tf
Ue iits ot the loyal people ot our oute as j nave nuggiu enougn a nonn. .
LAW30N McOHFE LIBRARY
'ciu for thut eyed people.
his feeble credit."
Header, are you sure you haven't two
or three of the printer's dollars "sticking
ubout your old clothes 1" If ao let them
Ajit Illiint ration.
The relation which the Southern States
hold to the Union is uptly illustrated by
the following auecdote :
In the old flush time a passenger on
a river boat accosted a little uegro boy
with au inquiry usual at that day,:
"Who do you belong to f"
"Don t kuow, sir," auswered the boy.
"Why don't you know ?"
"When I come aboard I b'longs to
Massu Sam White, but ho went me lust
uight on two littlo pur, and de clerk of dis
boat win tue. Den Dol Smitf he beat
de clerk on a bluff, an' he had me last,
so I curn't tell, sir, who I b'longs to till
ue game closes.
A i Mlyht he, fix pet ed.
V.'e wero informed by a gentleman who
came iu on the Chattanooga train yester.
day afternoon, that some fifteen or twen
ty of the late residents of Coffee county,
were on board as passeugers ou their way
to Pennsylvania. They emigrated from
that State a couple of years sioce, and
settled down near Tulluhonin, intending
to cultivate the soil, and make Coffee
county their permanent homo. Ou learn
ing of the passage 'of the colored suf
frage bill the other day, the wholo crowd
promptly made preparations to pick up
their traps, declaring they would not be
tempted to live in a State where tho ne
groes were the dominant and governing
class. Of course comment is unneces
sary. Nath. Union & Ditpatch.
The Sun Francisco Bulletin chows that
digging gold is not the main business of
California. In 1 HOG the gold and silver
yield of the State was about 14,000,000
Its agricultural products Detted 8")4,
000,000. Its manufactured articles were
not of a less value than 8:10,000,000.
CCt" A sharp old geiitlen.au traveling
out. West got a scat beside his wife in a
crowded car, by requesting the young
man who sat by her to "please watch
thut woman while be went in another car,
as she had fits."
tor J. D. B. DeHow, editor of De
How's Review, i dead.
KM, Baltimore has contributed f.iO,-.
000 for tho relief of the poor of the