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jUnofbillc (tfltchln cciibig nno Chronicle: wiUrincstMn, hxth .'J, 1875.
The Eflrrt or W r. Houllon'a Tonllnio
nj Friday firtnn In Ihe lourl.
Special to Cincinnati Commercial I
Brooklyn. Feb. 1!1. The reaeon
my feeling revolted at the evidence (if
Friday, which I premium you will
publiHh viruultnueouRly wiih Oil dis
patch, were not from Dy excitement
over its criminatory revelatlttin.
There will be different opinion about
these, accurdiUK to the liitelllgeui'e,
nor and diHcriminatiou with which
they are read, and perhaps, aim), ac
cording to the prejudices which read
ers bring to their perusal. What dm
glutted me watt the atmosphere of u-jter-nentiaientalinTi,
HurumHry and lu
nacy with which all these levelatiotiH
To nil all day and hear the lady wit
ness tell of Beecher'g weeping and
walling, hin remor.xe and Belf-uphrwid-ing,
hh Incredible foiillHliiics-s of tongue
and demeanor, his ulleRed twaddle, ho
mawkish and lint, about kiHiiitr liim
Belf, hl wishy-washy (talilile about
Elizabeth ar.d Theodore and himself,
and his misdeeds, his pitiful poltroon
try undfr the daiunatory rlemiltuitv
Hons nddresned to turn UiioukIi mo
many tnortttl hours, and iu o many
delirious intervals by tht lady witiit-Ks
I nay that to listen" to these- volumin
ous stories was almost intolerulile. 1
felt that the whole tiling whs revolt
ing to mv manhood, to Ihe bearded
luitnhnod, muscular virtue and cohe
rent brain, which some of u.t outflit to
possess. It Was
NAUHKATINCI IN Til K LAST 1KIUKK(
And made my head ache till I ijot
away from the sickeniiiK sveneM, and
passed out into the hard headed world,
where iieoiile were trying to make a
few dollars, or drinking their rum or
xpauking their dirty habicn, or taking
tneir v.'ives toauance.
Beecher sat beside his wife all day,
listening to the evidence, ami he cer
tainly seemed to he as placid as an ele
phant. Some of the reporters tell
HEFCHKR'S 1NTEKNAL, KRKN.Y,
And purpling face and glaring eyes,
and twitching necktie, but these
stories, though evidently pleasing to
newspaper readers, are allunmitlgated.
bosh. They describe Tillon acting
like a maniac, and Mrs. needier look
ing like a laughing hyena, and Mrs.
Tiltou'a streaming eyes and gnashing
teeth. All these things itrw in " the
mind s eye, Horatio," ol theciazy re
liorters, but nowhere else.
People whose only knowledge of this
trial is derived from some of the pub
lished accounts of itmust imagine it to
be carried on iu a madhouse, by niu
niacs, who are perpetually making
faces at each other, and who ultimate
their lugubrious lemorse with
hideous grins and iudtsrrilia
ble contortions. My dispatches oust
seem tame to you, wlim jour blood is
curdled by some others that are sent
from the Beecher trial. It seems lliitt
Beecher must possess some remurkuhlc
self-sustaining power. Instead of
having his liver turned like the rest of
us on Friday, he rose at the close of
proceedings, chatted and laughed with
the people w ho crowded aro'ind him,
and is said to have made but one
sharp remark to the uncle of the lady
who had testified, when he said Unit
her evidence had "some truth in its
foundation, but was iu effect a lie."
Beecher hadn't much more Ihsn
time to get through with Ins dinner
after the adjournment, when he ap
peared at bis
KKOUI.AK FRIDAY FUAYKK MKKTI.NO
Which was attended by over a thou
sand people. All I know about it is
from the reports in yesterday's papers,
and particularly from the Sun report,
which describes him as being iu the
best of humor at an old lime -ceue in
the famous lecture room. He tang,
pruyed, and talked about prayer, with
all his felicity of illustration and rich
ness of language. He is certainly a
psychological phenomenon, hut your
readers must judge for themselves
whether he Is sustained by the " spir
its above or the spirits below."
What Ibe K. pnblirana nutl DrmnrriiU
I'rtiponr to Do.
The Cincinnati Commercial' Wash
ington special of the "1st says:
The leading Republicans have been
in private conference, to-day, upon
the sublecl of the caucus to-morrow.
The caucus meets to determine the or
der of business, in view of the speedy
approach or the end of the session, anil
the manifest intention of the Demo
crats to prevent. If possible, action up
on anything but ihe Appropriation
Bills. The Republicans are confident
that the caucus will decide to take up
some of the principal political meas
ures, and in endeavor to pass mem.
leaving with the Democrats the re
sponsibility of the defeat of the Appro
priation Hills. The I'uichbacK people
claim, to-nltflit, that his case will cer
tainly be again brought up, anil that
he will be seated bv a majority of two.
Some of the Kepulilicans (Senators do
not think that they ought to be bound
by the caucus upon the order of busi
ness. TEXAS I'ACIIIC AND OTHKK 1111,1.8.
The attempts will be made in the
House to-morrow to pass bolh the
Hiver and Harbor Bill, and the Tex-as-l'acitic
job, under the suspension of
l'KNDINd POLITICAL MKASt'HKS.
A prominent democratic rsonittor,
to-night, slates that the Democrat
have generally ag recti that of the
pending political measures the follow
ing in i tit i r relative order are the
most repumutnt to the Democrats, and
the outs winch they will especially
endeavor to defeat : First, the Civil
Bights bill ; second, the President's
Arkansas Message ; third, the politi
cal, or hubtas corjm bill ; fourth,
1'iiichliack, Kchuiz, in advising with
Democratic Senators, says that the
seating of l'inchback is a much lesser
evil and a belter precedent than the
passage of the Kdmunds resolution lor
a new election iu Louisiana.
I,yer Kliltllv'a w Novel.
From the Clevc'uud HoratJ
Hon. A. Ci. Hiil 1 's forthcoming
novel, to be issued m ' tew days, will
undoubtedly civnte a sensation ; from
the extielucly free ti-o i: makes of real
names and well kno.tv, p -ople, if there
were no oilier cause The novel,
which bears the titleof ''Alice Brand;
n Horn nice of he Capital," ileitis wli oi
ly with Washington life, mid the
time is during Andrew Johnson's ad
ministration. Tue love story is inter
woven with thecourseof public affairs,
and the reader is taken behind the
scenes and shown llie intrigues, (he
scandals, the rascalities tlist were to
be found iu Washington poliIic.il and
social I He by, those who knew how to
seek them out. Andy Johnson is
shown up Iu colors the reverse of coni-
liimetilai v, and some ot the most sin
king scenes in I lie book are those in
which tin lire President Johnson, Sec
retary btanton, Secretary Seward,
Chief Justice Chase, Seciet Service
Baker, Mrs. Croly, the notorious par
don broker, and other well known
characters. The return of Mr. John
son to Washington at this tune gives
additional niouaucy to the chapters de
voted to him, though they were al
ready sufficiently piquant. The story
is verv dramatic, and will most as
"auredly make a stir both in the novel-
reading world and iu tne worm 01 poi
Nprlllna; Match Amnwmul,
Frnm the Ciocinna'i Commercial.)
Parlor spelling matches have been quite
the rage among the Avondale girls and
boys during the past few weeks, and they
culminated very pleasantly on Friday
evening last, In a spirited contest among
the vounir people of the school, at Avon
Hall. About forty of the older pupils
spelled a thousand words. 1 wo hundred
of these were geographical names, two
hundred puzzle-words" in common n
anil six hundred selected from among tin
most difficult m the Sixth Header.
Fifty words w ere pronounced for a slate
contest. Nineteen spelled all correctly
receiving one hundred percent., and hut
two fell below ninety per cent. AH the
children spelled well, showing most can1
fill preparation, and when the tlinusaiu
words were finished, eleven pupils he!
The audience was quite select, none but
parents being invited, hut the entertain
meiit wits bv far the most enjoyable we
have bad for many mouths. X
AVONDAI.K, I)., February 13.
Tlier I.iiral Optlou IIIII.
Tills being the special order in the
house for eleven o'clock in the morn
ing, was taken up, and a speech in its
favor of m arly two hours length made
by Judge Oardenhire, who is the
champion par excellence at the meas
ure. The committee on Tippling und
TippliiiK-houses, to whom the bill bad
been referred, reported iu favor of its
rejection, the vote in the committee
standing three in favor of the bill and
four against it. On taking the tloor,
Oardenhire sai.l the friends of the
measure propose live propositions.
Here his brother representatives set
tled themselves lor a long speech, and
(lie gentleman from White continued:
I'irst 1 hat an ordinance interdict
ing the sale of spirituous, vinousor malt
Honors ish mere police regulation, and
the act of a corporation or district, es-
tahlishing such ordinances, is not the
exercise ol a legislative function.
Second It being a mere police regu
latlon, the legislature has full power
mid authority to authorize corporations
lo prohibit tlie sale of intoxicating
I'hird The legislature may annl
hilate the trade iu spirits. It may also
onsent lo the sale, either directly, or
through such ageuls as may be dtsig
nated for that purpose. The giving of
Unit is not the exercise of the legisla
ture; It is a mere act of sovereignity
roiirtli that Parker vs. the com
monwealth, 6th Penna. reports, 50'
and Hice vs. Foster, 4th Harrington's
Deleware reports, 49, mentioned and
commented upon in Gov. Brown's ve
to message, are not in point, iu any
particular whatever, and have no sort
or application to the question we now
Fifth That the local option law is
of great and vital interest to the Btute
In an economical point of view, as
well as socially and morally.
I pon this foundation Judge Oar
denhire built an oratorical and rhetori
cal fabric which consumed two hours
in its construction, securing the pass
age of the bill on second reading, not
withstanding the adverse report of the
committee to whom it bad been re
ferred. Nnshvlllc Special to Memphis
A i'olore-t Itlnrlyr.
" Disturbing the peace," said hi Honor,
us Samuel, colored, stood on the line.
Murlmig tho pence, en t
"Yes sir; you are charged with throw
ing a stuno ihrouub a saloon window.
Krowing a stone, eh ?"
Yes, sir : what have you got to say fur
Hey say 1 liodo a -tun, ell ."
Ye, s r."
And dat I run away ?"
A n j flat I waa cotched
And dat I was fotclied hero ?"
Yes, sir , do you plead guilty or not
The prisoner buttoned up his coat, shifted
around to tuco tho audience and then
stretched nut his arms and demanded:
Vt bar s do man who saved 1 lruuoa
"Whnr'a do man who says I runaway?"
Whar's do securer?"
The otliecr in the ease had failed to put in
an appearance, as well as tho witnesses, and
tho prisoner was discharged, ilo left tho
Uourt-room wun aigninea siep, ana as a
croud assembled around him at the door he
was heard savinfir :
sposen 1 badn t stood up our ana made
dem spnecbesl liar would i do now r
And the old north wind moaned around
the eablers. tumbled over the house-roots,
and. sadly echoed: "Whar I" Detroit
Mow Ik liliiMlelphla Worklnarm
From tho boston Cuinniercial 1
Suppose a workingmnn, receiving y
sixty dollars per month, wishes to secure
himself at home. Selecting a locality in
the outskirts favorable to his business, ha
purr ha es a lot from the ground-rent land
lord by a written obligation to pay the
legal rate per cent interest annually on the
principal. So, on a lot purchased for $'J00
only twelve dollars a year whould liata to
be jiaid. or for $ -VW only thirty. Asa rule
an eligibly situated lot eighteen feat front
by ninety doep can be procured for the for
mer tigures. .lust as long as this yearly
rental is paid the owner can not demand the
Having secured his l it, as the next step,
the workingman joins a building; associa
tion. The nock of these associations is
divided into a thousand shares at one dol
lar each, and any number of shares from
ono to fifty may be taken. Wo will sup
pose he purchased five, tin this ho pays
an assestmmit of ono dollars share every
month. As will bo seen, the sum of $l.(X)u
is paid in monthly. At each regular meet
ing this money is put ft auction among the
members, the ono agreeing to pay the
highest premium in addition to the inter
est being tho purchaser. Tho money is
not at once delivered, however, unless
competent security is given, but is kept
until the houso (for the payment of which
tlie money is needed) is erected cm which
a mortgage is taken. If $1(0 is paid as a
premium, it is added to the face of the
note, which is made to run for $1,UM in
stead ol CI, PUD. .s', without really paving
out nny money, he gets his land and his
house, and has tho satisfaction ol'konwing
thHt as long as the lntere-t is promptly
paid no power can dispossess him.
I,et us see lint the interest would
amount to. and how it will compare with
averngo rentals. We will suppose that he
pays twelve dollars, ground rent per an
num, sixty-six dollars ; taxes, twenty dol
lars: making a total of liiutv-riulit dollars
licsiUf this, is the monthly payment to tne
association ol tne stock assessments,
amounting to sixty dollars annually,
wincn is applied to tho payment it tne
As all the prohts are divided among the
stocmioldors, and as money is sold evry
month, sonio times atdoutile tho premium
wo have mentioned besides the accruing in
terest, it will be rendilv seen that tho bor
rower is entitled to a perpetual dividend.
It would take him nearly nineteen years,
paying his interest and sixty dollars per
year to take up his mortgage, but in reality,
he often finds himself in absolute possession
of his home, freo from incumbranco.in half
Vt liat Ibe De frnae laTaald lo tblak
"en York Dispatch to Chicago Tinios,
Happening to "get into conversation with
ono of the counsel for Mr. lleochor, I put
the Question, plain and plump. "How do
tho defenso regard Tilton'a testimony, as to
bemg shaken or otherwise by the cross-ex
amiiiniioii ?" "So shaken," ho roplied
with an air of satisfaction, "that it wouldn't
n-P-iush us very much if bis counsel with
drew i lie ease in despair.
I Ins. id' course, is a great exaggeration,
If the counsi l n ally believed ho had a bad
( use, he wouldn't bo fool enough tossy so.
lint, alihongh tho wish is father to tho
ihoughi in this instance, I am convinced,
Inuii nl 1 iio-trd on rsaturdav and to-day.
i lint the defero have had new lift) infused
into them since Tilton's admissions on tho
tVoodhull arid commune business.
One dav when I was at the Orkney
Islands," said the wild duck In one of our
conversations, ' I saw an islander walk
ing along with a gun on his shoulder and
a gaine-hag in his hand, lie was met bv
a group of travelers from England, who
had JH-t lauded.
hat sport f cried one of them to
the islander. ' What spoil hae vmi had
this morning ?'
" ' Well, nothing very great,' answered
the man civilly enough. "I've only shot
a brace of lawyers this iuorniti.tr.'
'What!"' screamed the travehx
' What ! killed two lawyers, and talk
about it as coolly as if von had only bag
ged a couple of birds '.'
" ' And so I have,' laughed the island
er. ' There is a bird here, a sort of a puf-
till, that wo Orkney folk always c:illii
vers. by, you tltdn t think 1 meant
men, did you ?'
"And," continued the wild duck
' w hile the travelers thought it a dread
fid thing to kill a law vcr when the law
yer was a man, they thought nothing at
all of it when the lawyer was a btrtl
lu.st as it a I n ri I s nie wasn l worm us
much to it as a man's life to him
Humph ! Verv queer, I think
And wtli this tlic w ild thick dived slid
denly to catch a little perch that he fan
cied for his dinner.
Very queer world this, altogether, Jnck
thinks. From " Javk-in-thc-Pulpit,"
V. A icnolaH Jur Marc.'i
inn lllce lliistnl " Again
Dan Hice, the veteran showman
has just repeated his usual annual ex
plok of ascending the flnaucial spout
In Pittsburg, on Wednesday, a fornil
drtlilc document whs received from
Olrard, Pennsylvania, which proves
tJ be INIr. Bice's voluntary petition In
bankruptcy, the most striking fea
turenfthe petition is that while the
liabilities run up to something like
eighty-five thousand doliurs, Dan put
down his entire assets to be a suit of
clothes valued ut seventy-five dollars
J-,ven thai, lie claims, is exempt tin
ner the laws or the Mate. Tue priu
cipal losers are showmen, who hav
lost their t-aleries, and steamboat mi
who have transported Dun's show up
and down tho western rivers last sea
Ibe t bildsl.llte I.o In Uie Lobby.
All Indian, who had recently come forth
from the forest to join Ihe lobbyists of the
Maine Legislature, thus appealed to
Senator the other day :
Senator, you report bill no killuiii
moose for live years :-'
"Yes," replied the N-ontur.
' i on report bill no l.illuni deer live
" Verv well," says Joe, " make mil law
no kilbini deer for live years except by In
dianwi -ii he cainpmu out. Last stimuli
Massac. i . -'-its fellows come. Hire me
go with nut six weeks. Killuni two d
weighing one liunilreil and lorty pounds
spend liftcen hundred dollar in Maun
gettiun five hundred dollar. Oood thin
to get fifteen hundred dollar for two d
ill! spent In .Maine.
The Hrw WUnea la (bo Heeeher l ata
The New Y'ork Tribune makes the fol
lowing mention of the appearunee of Kate
Uarey, a lorinor domestic m Air. iilton
household, as a witness in the scandal case
"The prosecution introduced a startling
surprise i uesaay in tne oeocuer trial. II
evidence they presented with a view
proving improper intimacy betweon Mr,
Beecher and Mrs. Tilton. as seen bv a for
mer servant in the family, will provoke tho
closest scrutiny now, ana is sure to be Lit'
torly fought over in tho progress of tho
trial. Apparently the stage ol dramatic mi
pearanees has been reached, and it is cer
tain that the public interest in the extraor
dinary caso is ueeper now than it was
a month ago.
An Iowa man lias invented a ten
barrelled shot gun, and the face of the
-mall liny who didn't know it was
I md d is fairly radiant with it hideous
le. rof sai isfaction.
The Incoming Neiante,
All of the tables representing the
omplexlon of the incoming Senate of
the United States so far published dif
fer essentially, some plaelnirtho Demo
cratic gain at seven, others at nine,
and others at ten. This Is owiug to
the counting In or out of the Demo
cratlc re presentation some of the Inde
pendent Kepublicansor Democrats who
nave l-een elected to seats now held ly
atralghtout " Republicans. Bv Cun-
Ing Andrew Johnson, of Tennessee, a
straightout " Democrat, though It Is
claimed that he Is an " independent,"
the summary as given in yesterday's
.Sun shows a Democratic strength of
twenty-eight, a gain of nine Demo-
crate as compared with the pre-ent
Those Republicans who are consid
ered " Independent " are estimated all
the way from three up to nine, ihe
lowest classification consisting id the
names of Booth, of California ; 'hris
tlancy, of Michigan, and Angus Cam-
rim, of w iscotisin.- l hf highest clnss-
llcatlon of Independent Bepilldlcahs
includes these 'hree, wilh Ferry, of
Connecticut; Robeitson, of s-iuith
Carolina; Alcorn, of Mis-issippi;
Hamlin u Texas- McMillan, of
Minnesota, and Paddock, of Nebraska.
I he straightout Kepuldicans are I
figured out variously from ihiriy-six
to forty-one. The following is it sum-
mary of the respective party repri sep
Democrats W W Katmi. Coniiecii-
ut ; Francis Kerinin, New lorkt'l
Randolph, New Jerstv; William A I
Wallace, Pennsylvania ; T F Bayaid
and F.li Saulslmrv, Delaware; O R
Dennis and W P Whyte, Maryland ; J
W Johnston and It v. ilhers. ir-
ginla ; M W Hansom and A S Merri-
mon, North Carolina ; I M Norwood
and J B Oordon, Oeoigia ; C W Jones,
Florida; Oeorge Oohlth waite, Ala.;
SB Maxey, Texas; K M Cnckerell
and Ia V Bogy, Missouri ; Andrew
Johnson and Henry Cooper, Tennes
see; J W Stevens, in and T C McCree-
ry, Kentucky ; A T Capertoii and H
O Davis, West Virginia; J A McDon
ald, Indiana; A O Thurmaii, Ohio,
anil James Kelley, of Oregon 'Jh.
Republicans 11 Hamlin ami J M
Morrill, Maine; A H Cragin and B
Wadleigh, New Hampshire; J S Mor
rill and O F F.dimiinls, Vermont; O
H Boutwell and H I, Dawes, Massa
chusetts; H B Anthony and A K
Blirnside, Rhode Island ; It ( (inkling,
New Yol k ; F T Fit-linghuyseii, New
Jersev ; Simon Cameron, Pennsylva
nia; J P Patterson, South Carolina; S
B Conover, Florida; O K Spencer,
Alabama; R K Bruce. Mississippi; J
R West, Louisiana,; Powell Clayton
and S W Dorscy, Arkansas; John
Sherman, Ohio ; O P Morton, Indi
ana: J A Logan and R S Ogli-shy,
Illinois; T O Howe, Wisousin ; Fer
ry. Michigan : O it right and w A
Allison, Iowa ; Win. iiidnm, Min
nesota; J M Hurvey'aiid J S InRiills,
Kansas; A A l"argent, tslilornia; r
W Hitchcock, Nebraska; J. II. Mitch
ell, Oregon; J P Jones aud Wm. Sha
ron, N evadii .Id.
Tin Republicans, Lilieinls and Iu
pendelits, including Senators re
cently elected by a coalition of parlies,
Sena ors known as Liberals, and Sen
ators who have taken independent and
and Miti cxt ri miHt positions on sever
al party questions are included in the
nine flven ithove. .Most of these will
doubtless act geneially witli the
straight Republicans. JUiHimore Sun
Vry 4.mIn, llnntMarr, Ac.
1875. SPRING TRADE. 1875.
RVj lib .ait:;.;, P Ril! Hi Jibl
immense stock of
now receiving and will
by the 1st of March, our
roo CASKS PHI NTS.
tOO CASKS PIKCKOOODS.
;iOO CASKS IlLKACHKD DO-
OOO BALKS BROWN DOMKS-
liinichnms, Linens, Aleiu-ni, tlcl.iins, Whito
llooiis. 'I'n-HiniTA I'snahurits, Prills, c-hiriinas
strii.es and Cutien i'luids.
Also a conii lete line of
HOOTS AM) SIIOIX
Men's anil Hoys'lKip Pnot.. llroitHrs und Tie .
Witmcn's and children's Pthblr tir.on. Kip,
Call and Listing lialiueriils.
2000 casks kip noo rs.
10110 CAM'.S CAI.F BOOTS.
1000 ( ASKS KIP HKOia.VS.
500 TASKS CALF BltOb .NS.
20011 ;asi:s homk's siioks.
."on casks cinuntK.vs siioks.
.0I) HULLS LKA1IIKK.
I AlUltELLAs PARASOLS.
A complete om rtiurit of staple Hardware.
A stiler.iliil ns..ortment. nnl everv Linn t vi
lilcte in ih-a ili-earnut-nl.
I0IK) Casks Men's Hats.
10U0 Casks Boys' Hats.
1000 Casks Ladik.s it Missks Hats.
oOO Casks Ciiii.dkkn's Hats.
All tne N'tvaltiM in Notions urnl evcrv lin
complete iu this del artluent.
2000 Kegs Nails.
1000 Kegs Horse Shoes.
1000 lioxes Horse Nails.
500 Boxes Axes.
5000 Reams Wrapping Paper.
In n Krut variety of ttvlra manufacture ami
'I'liH whole einhrni'ln the mof-t oom-
Kver oirercil in the Souihi-rn country.
The iiilvimlune ohtainetl hy lis, in
I'lirchasiiifr tlirect front
III Large ij mm t i ' I in , inulilea tia ta
coinpele Hiieeessrullv wiMillie largest
houses ill tlie L'niti-il Slates.
COWAN, MtCLUNC & CO.
One If miflrrtl Tltouaiiuil Ilollura Tor
Cantiilian iarties havu recently juir
eliaseil u head ol fourteen short-horns at
liacine, Vicoiisin,tho iiricea of w hich are
said to he the largest in amount ever paid
in tills country lit private sale. Terms
were private, hut understood to he tthout
jlOO.lXHJ for the fourteen head, all of
which were " female of eelehnitcd fami
lies." Six of the cows and heifers w, re
sold at $10,000 each, it liais trunspiivil,
while those of the famous Duchess trihe
went for more.
Attecilole or 'I'bitdtlena Nleveua.
Tin followiii'fautlieiilie anecdote of tin
lute Tliaddcus Stevens (eontrihiiled hy ti
prominent cx-iiieinher of ( olijrrcss) eon-
tains a trritiii of pure Attic salt, which
sonic ot those who arc in the hahit of
searching The Drawer for that condiment
inav rilish :
Timt the close of tlie "Ion;; session'
of the fortieth Conjjrcss. .1 ill v 27, lsils;
Place olllcc of the Scwaut-at-iiniis of
the House of Keptesentativcs, Washin
ton. Dramatis J'rrsomi: a irroup of
iinpeciinioiis M. C.'s. wuitit to thaw
their arrears of pa v.
Seati d on a lounge in the hiickgroiuid
were Jnlin t . OriKlfs. then rcprcsentma
the Luke Superior lililiins district of Mich
igan, a id Tliaddeiis Stevens, of Pennsyl
vania. Ihe "Old oiniiioiier 'was then
on the verv verse of the crave, " iiUrh to
death's door," us he himself expressed it
(lie died two weeks afterward); hut al
though his shrunken frame (;ave painful
cvulenic of "natural force iiliated. In
eye ti nt lnsl rous orh that, glittered from
out tin- cavernous (leptlis oeiieulli llie
heetliii'' brow of a massive forehead like
the " black diamond " iu the niinc "wa
OriL'-'s was partioiilarlv luliiltint over
the p:t-ia;c of a hill iinposiu a hiirhcr
rate of duty on copper, in which his con
stilneiits were deeiilv interested, and Mr
Steveic, in his hiihitual vein of san asiic
humor, was "challiii" liim aboiil it,
alle;iii, ainony; other things that he
had pi his hill tliroui;li by bribery. (Tliis
was iu illusion to some unlets tif virgin
copiier. rudely nioiililed into the form of
paper-weights, which Driirjrs had distrib
uted unions members with whom he was
persoiuJly intimate lis souvenirs of the
mineral wealth of his district.)
I "pon that hint of " hriboiy" spake Mr.
Stevens' colleague from the Iterks County
district: I!y-the - way. Mr. Stevens",
Drigirs gave me one of those paper
weights, and 1 voted for his bill. Tell
rue ytur experience is so much greater
than mine win I take it homo with uio
and keep it without being accused of ac
cepting a bribe '"
" Will, yes," was the reply, uttered
with all the gravity of a judge pronounc
ing an '' opinion," " you can keep it a it
is, but, as you value your good name,
don't h'tve it coined into pennies!"
Kmtoii's Dhawkk, in Jlarjtrr's Maga
zine Jo" March
The Nineteenth t'eiifiirj.
Ill 1S'7, Fulton took out the first pat
cut for llie Invention of the steamboat.
The list steamboats which made regu
lar trips across tlie Atlantic Ocean were
the Sit-in and the Ureal "Western in
In 18.;) the streets of Loudon were for
the lit'si time lighted with gas.
About the year ls;!-, the first railroad
iu Ihe l iiitcd States was completed
In lt4U the liist experiments in photo
graphy vere made by Dagucrre.
The anthracite coal business may be
said to have begun in 18J0.
In 1KM, the lirst patents for the inven
tion of man-lies was granted.
In IS 1 1 the lirst telegram w as sent.
The lirst successful trial of a reaper,
took place in lSIII!.
In Is tj K'lias Howe obtained a patent
for his lirst sewing machine.
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Fur Taion on h.in.l. vill d.l-a-i
0. M. MoliUEK. JOB. R.MITCHELL.
SmciL McKlNNtT. Au't Ca-hier.
People's Bank of Knoxville.
Ofrioi; Oooee Bank Duildinr. Qj Street
Will tratafwi a Oeneral Ban king and Broker
atce iiiDiuenf. receive Ueposiu, isuue uertificatef
of PtpuHii. ienl In Ltchtknite, huy (iold and
Silvtr, liatiit Vmi. v lictiJit unJ 6tocks.
We retr (hat C llm-ior ot Ke venue should
ome it i er i n or si ti I )nrnn bv an ayent l-
BttKll of t n or -Xiri'H.
i.rr-t' '(? K. MITCH KM,. Cashier.
Miaucery CouM, at Knowille, Tmi
uessee. No. 2,7oI.
0. P. Teuii'li vs. John Coe uii-1 Su-iin l)ec.
I T APPKA111S0 FROM TMK UH 1. WHICH
I in liworu to t' al the d f n huiU John lVt' unl
Su-an lor are mm r ti it-iitf ol' tlie Siu'o 4t"
rt nnivei-e, it ia itrdi-n'd thai tho du'-'iniant- ubuve
iniiifd ai p iir bfture tho Cluim't-r Court til
K noxville, 'ffttnt t-Mee, on tho tliird Mun-lay in
March nt'Xt l"7Hii i m.tkn nelriiM to the hill
filed in tin ruu. or thy t tne will he taken tor
conf a d, it i urtlu'r ordt-red that tlii' notice be
published f'ir four eon-eout ve m e- K in the knoi
ville Cuiuniclo. true mpv. Att l.
M. I.. iAUKKmiN.C. AM.
iil7wk By W. A. i.i w.M.imi, u. c. M.
11ihii ry 4 tun t,ut linowllle,
(3. H. ll n i..u v C II runnirjtfbnm, John Stan
li-l l ml M 0 MViin, iht-riir.
tt:ap.'i;akin', kkumtuk hill, which
IIS 0 .N i) th.t the dwtfiid;inti C. II.
Cumiif r -mi r ii 'i tti tunfluld ae uun-rexi-dnt"
ot ih ri'Hti' t 1 ("iiiueo, it ie ordered that
d fit n 'tit 1 tibu't t. tin- 1 iiiietr before the Chan
cery C in at K i ill--. 'JVnu.eo, on the third
Mood ty t ihi h, next, and make def n
to (he i ' 't"i in ti - ti se, or tbe same will b
dike" f - c liiUK-t i '1 Lis i ouce will be j'Ublhihed
f'T fou- MiD.'t'i.'U'i in the KnuXY.lia
Weekl) 'Tin i-A'rupory. Attest:
M, I, IMTIKhON CAM.
H W A UlLBKAirH, O, C, 4 M.
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