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Written f i r 'he Knoxville Clro iol.
.iavw i .mum iMir.
Uh. toll mc friend, if thuu can'st tell,
"Why man In all his r ride.
Tho' stcepel in tin, may quite as wtll
In honor still abide ;
While woman, weak, an I unprepared
To face the frowni of life,
Ii trodden down, nor is it cared
How ends with her the strife ?
Tis said that Kre to Adam gave
Tho apple from the tree,
But timet have changed and man, the
With seltlshhand we iee
Now plucking fruit more dear than life,
And giving woman, what ?
The refuse, with corruption ripe,
But good he giveth not !
Oh friend how ctin such monstrous wrong,
Exist in Christian land '
Oh, Lord of all, h w lonij, how Ion;
Shall such injustice stand 1
Send forlh thy quick avenging sworl
And smite with sudden woe.
The wretch, who, with fjnd lovinj words
Is iroinan'x deadly foe.
And let thy people, Lord, son learn
The helping hand to give,
An sympathize with those who years
A better live to live.
Anl let us all, shun vain desire?
Which we!' deserve iherod.
Kemenibering too. " The pure in heart
Are blessed in s. eir.g God.''
Knoxville, June 2'ih, 1S7j.
A Few Suggestions to College
T,, the FJ'.tvrs of the Chronicle:
The season of annual commence
ment, reunions, uluaiui dimieis, cIm
exercise?, and other adjuncts of our
national educational regime, has ap
parently come to he recognized so
genera. ly by the public as a eottof
pioloiired holiday occasion, ordained
lor Uie etcprtss purpose of lending the
public endorsement to the student's
nutxim concerning them of " Acii
lajortu jueuhdi'' itinished labors are
pleasant i, that a word of protest seems
to us a matter of duty, and in order;
and for the reason : That any such idea
in itself as that the student graduate is
in any teuse to le held as having
"finished" his lilerary "labor," even
iu the sense of u teleai-e from the toil
incident to the state of ado escent
mental life in which he has been
hitherto living is a gros error, and not
conducive to pioper employment f
bis mental powers m far acquired.
Literary labors are never finished,
mid laduatiot s ate not the end of
student pi. mI. lins to the true disciple
of knowledge. Accretion is not a law
of eliiMnood .alone, it is the adjunct of
nil re-0 life ; and lie who s.ts dos n to
r-st upon the cushion of indolent con
tent, with his pte-ent mental status, is
no true man.
To our mind there is no sadder idght
than that of the young man or woman,
just out of school graduated as we
say setmingly content to be relegated
to the ranks of the do-nothings, and
to be satisfied with what they have
already acquired, and selfishly, to sit
down in a state of inertia, ami non
employment of tbeir educational ac
quirements as though the highest of
fice of educated humauity, was to en
act the part of a sponge, wnich absorbs,
but never gives out, and to our mind
the man or .woman who thus acts the
pari oi me parasitical absorptive
mem loucrj, is uo less man a literary boiled, fried or scrambled, with collee,
ihrel having abstracted, or rather I awl bread and butter, tliirtv-live cents,
begged, from the common stock of the a grade lower down, but In places clean
world a knowledge, without having j iv un, unirclv respectable, one gets
rendered an equivalent, fcociety edu- three j-lics for tweutv-rive cents, and
cates and society lias a right to de- i miiv find quite a decent meal for twenty
niapd that the euueated shall reijn le to 'thirtv cents Samuel Williutna;
society lor so doing .surely It Is nine
mat our young men aud womeu were
taught that colleges and academies are
not charitable institutions, like our
city oup bouses, where people are fed
as beggars without any (thought of
pay and that in this case, the pay is
not the dollars and cents paid for
room-rent, food and tuition simply
but the higher aud better requital
of use of know ledge thus gain-! I1"'""-' 'be hearse ; mm presently tilt
ed for the common good of i procession moves down the street, and
mankind. Knowledge is power, but ! "tlicr has gone forever. The men from
woetohiui or her win. shall possess ' the undertaker's remove the traces of the
power so potent for weal of men, if be funeral ; the parlor, arc in their wonted
or she shall selfishly refuse to so e.n- ' ""'del. except perhaps, the curtains are
ploy it as that I'nod shall ensue to those IM,t lo"l"'d -o gracefully, the furniture Is
who need its offices. , not di-po-ed as ta-tefolly. and the little
We re led to these remarks through 1 bijouterie are not iu their accustomed
notice of the iMrL'e noiol.er of uruil. : places. Ill mother's room t liere's a chill
uates ' turned out" fiotn our literary
institution this year, and comparison
with that of former years ; mid farther
by comparison of graduation lists of
last year with the mini hers of men
aud women w no hsve seemingly utd
their education to some purpose, aud
because the disproportion bus seemed
to us startling. What becomes of our
cnlleira pradioitcs ' VVI,ut n.Mruiln,v
making of their capital of acquired
skill iu art, science and letters? Is it
not lamentably true that too many and
by far the larger portion of these re-
cipients of society's beuirieeiice
throuirh endowment of Inst tut ions nf
learning) on their behalf, have abso
lutely failed to use the gift as a sense
of duty (or decent gratitude, even)
would seem to prompt?
Aud here, again, a matter relative
comes. in: Is our educational rv'tmeof
the proper order Is the education ac- pressible Kam. Hard called on the Post
ijuired, of the practical sort '.' ; master General to-day and presented a
Doubtless not as
us it might, or should be,
but nevertheless of sufficiently practi
cal character to warrant success in th
use of it, and the blame not so much
resident here as iu the fact of false
views of the proper use of knowledge
on the part of our graduates, making
it a matter of t elf gratulation and self
ish pride, rather than use as a power
lent to the user for use for the good of
all, and also of the fault of parents and
teachers iu not sufficiently instructing
and imprest-dug these young men and
womeu Willi the truthfulness of the
maxim that "lie who knows to do, I erate side aud he responded in the af
auddoesit not, is worse than a fool, I Urinative. Mr. ilatd finally left cou
for the fool is excused by not vinced that he could accomplish
knowing," and that education is j nothing with the Postmaster Oeueral.
not menu for self semination, nor
J It ever ci'mpieieil. All of
these itrinliiultM may not find ittoaii
vati'ute to tlieniftlves or (he world nt
largM to enter upon literary pursuits,
but the hirj.er number might ami
should K"VK to ll-e t heir capital of
learning by giving 'reely as they
have received." to those w ho have not.
At teachers, doctors, lawyers, minis
ters, editors, or what not, using their
knowledge, and not 'hiding their
light under a bushel," (.luce educated
men and women are uot so numerous
as to overstock the market or necessi
tate the idleness of anv. i r, v.
John Blanchard's Aunt
She was talking of returning home
when young John, walking home from
school one evening, was seen to leap
ch ar from the ground nud heard to ex
I'll do it this very night !"
That evening his weaned aunt, repos
ing on the. sofa, asked him to bring her
a glass of water. I- loating on top of the
water was a pumpkin seed, nibbed as
snioth as gla.-s, and securely tied around
the seed was n silk thread twenty feet
long. She raised the glass and down
went the seed, and pretty soon she
coughed two or three times and nun
blaiued of a tickling in her throat, lie
reached out and gave the string a pull,
and she sprang up with a yell.
" Iid something bite you;'" he Inquired
with great solicitude.
I vc got a ha ha hair in iny tli
throat a h h! " she ga-ped, coughing
.May be you swallowed a hair snake!"
he suggiMcd. giving the string another
I did I did a h ha!" she sercani
cd. "I feel it biting me!"
'Does it seem to move ' he a-ked jerk
ing the string again.
"Y-yes all!" she yelled, clawing a
rotiud. Her hand struck the string, and after a
little investigation she found that it was
attached to something.
Well now you've swallowed the toy
I made for baby !" he said, a- he hauled
in on the string and lifted her or!' the
She caughed gtispcd made motions
and rolled her eyes, and that boy kept
jerking the string, while he sympathized
with her. and demanded to know how he
could aid her. I1U mother was down to
the grocery, and w hen she returned she
found the aunt choking and coughing in
the big nrm chair, and John stood ten
feet oil holding the string and telling her
to cough hard w hile he lulled. It w as
finally decided to cut the st ring close to
her mouth and let her swallow it but all
night she tossed and groaned and sighed
for fear she had swallowed a lead nickle
or a horse My instead of a pumpkin seed.
She took the cars for home yesterday,
and w hen John serenely kissed her good
by at the depot and slipped a well-worn
euchre deck into her pocket, she wiped
her eyes and said that it seemed to her as
if he wouldn't live long he was so good.
Detroit Free I'renH.
The Cost of a Meal in San Francisco.
San Francisco Is famed for its restau
rants. In no city in America aiu these
establishments so numerous in propor
tion to tlic population. lliey number
between two and three hundred, and it
is safe to say that nt least thirty thou-and
people take their meals at them. They
are of all grades and prices from the
Poodle Dog," Martin's and the Maisou
Doree, where a meal costs from 81.. 10 to
420 down to the Miners' Restaurant,
where it costs only forty cents, Be
tween these extremes are a large number
of French, German, and Italian restau
rants, where one may get a royal break
fast for half a dollar, a lunch fur twenty
live cents, and a dinner, including claret,
for seventy-live cents, a la carte, A
tenderloin steak (and there is no better
beef in the world than here), potatoes,
bread and butter, and a cup of coll'ee w ill
cost fifty cents ; a lamb chop, potatoes,
bread and butter, nnd collee twentv-live
cents; salmon, bread and butter, and cof
f,.e twenty-live cents ; an omelet or eggs
Scribntr j'-tr July.
Three litlie gol.h ii heads at the upper
w indow and a long line of carriages in
the street below. Xurse holds baby up,
who laughs and clapps his little dimpled
banils as in eve is caught hv the nodding
md a prim air about evei vthiiiL'. soditler-
ent from its u-ii.il look of co-y comfort.
A bright dune siiniiglit is gleaming
through the half-opened blind-, but it
does not seem to give warmth or cheer.
'1 he toy-arc .brought out. but the child
ren soontire of tli. .hi. There's some
thing none 'hey M-arce realize what.
l!y and by baby begins to fret, and nur-e
gi ts cross. 1'oor little ilarluig. mamma s
I"'1 llo''v tenderly -he would have sooth-
1 1(1 lllm vutU "u hillabys. And then
! I':,l,!l """"s home and gathers the little
i llo''k "round his knee, and tries to tell
j ,llf'm something of the beautiful home to
which mamma na- gone ; mil ine waul
her sadly here ; they can not think why
the (iood Father should want her so much
Special D;s;atjh tu the Baltimore Sua!.
WahhinotoN. June i!S. The Irre-
i iju'Hy petition a-king Ins retention as
pi. -master al Atlanta, tia, 1 he Post
in .ster General informed him that it
was too late, that his resignation hail
been acivpted, to take eltect the 30Ui of
ibis mouth. Ham denied that he had
ever written any letter of resignation
When (iov. Jewell handed hitu his let
ter to the President begging to rtmnin
in office until the close of the fiscal
year, lie still denied that it was a letter
of resignation, and then spoke of the
losses iie had sullered during the war.
Mr. Jewell asked him if Ids lot-sea
had not been incurred on the t'onfed
THE SUGG FORT CLAIM.
Cilinlo"! ProKi-rnllnn Tnlhral About
The particulars of the fraudulent
Sugg Fort claim have already been
made public throiif. h the medium of
these dispatches. The Treasury De
partment basjust b.en advised by the
1'nited stt Attorney for the Middle
District of Tennessee that the suit In
stituted to recover the $23,700 paid out
lias been decided In favorof the Gov
ernment. The civil suit having been
brought to a successful determination,
the Treasury Department holds that
criminal suns should he brought In
that District against ex-Representative
Butter, of Tennessee, and the others
through whose false representations
the Department was induced to nay
the money. Accordingly to-day Mr.
Bluford Wilson, Holicitorof the Treas
ury, addressed a letter to the United
States Attorney for the 1). strict of Col
umbia, calling his attention to the
facts of the case, and suggesting the
propriety of rriruf mil proceedings be
ing at once instituted to bring the
Ituilty parlies injustice. 'ah.Sic vial
to HnHimorr. ,Sin.
Mr. Collia3' Croquet Set
Croquet, that eminently fascinating game,
was introduced on tho premises of the. Col
lins', Friday. In tho afternoon Podge's
boy brought up tho set, and jut before tea
Mrs. Collins arranged tho wickets. Col
lins hd learned to p ay when visiting in
Glovershirc, last summer, and Mrs. Collins
acduired bii indifferent knowledge of tho
game from two elderiy maiden sisters in
Pftxton street. And so on that delicious
Friday afternoon they took out their mal
lots and balls and commenced the game.
'Now, Kinmeline,' playfully observed
Mr. Collins, 'don't you pegin cheating at
the start, ll'you do. tho game will be pros
tituted to mere gambling, an' we'll injure
our moral natures in trying tobui d up our
' Peoplo who are so ready to charge
anainl others may need close watching
themselves, young man.' said she, in the
ssme same spirit, 'and I mean to keep a
sharp eye on you.'
Then thoy both laughed.
' Hut it will be a good thing for you,' he
said, with a tingoof tenderness in his voice,
'you are kept cooped up in the house so
that you can hardly get a breath of fresh
air. This will give you exercise, and keep
you out oi uoors too.
' You are always thinking of me,' said
she, as her eyes grew moist. ' You need
the out-door air as much as I do, but you
are too unselfish to think of yourself. '
And thus exchanging sentiments which
did credit to both their hearts, the game
Alter pasting through the center wicket'
Mr. Collins used her halls to help himsel
though tho other wicket to tbo upperf
stake. Then ho left her near the first
wicket, and struck for the stake, which,
being about eight inchs distant, made him
conlident. The ball missed by about an
eighth i f an inch.
' I declare,' be exclaimed in vexation.
Then she. having watched his rapid
progress, now struck for him and hit him,
and a minute later his ball was spinning
through the grass to tho oilier end of tho
ground. She was now in position for her
wicket, and passed through it and others to
the stake, but missed it. Then ho came up
by a well-directed blow to within iwo
inches of tho stake, liutsho went for him
again, mid when sho got through she was
three wickets beyond the slake, and his ball
was at the other end of the ground again,
and bis brow was finely corrugated. He
stepped nervously toward it. It was quite
evident that he was not unruffled. N hen
his turn came again he drove ba;k to the
stake, but struck a wicket, and rebounded
so close to her that she easily hit him, and
again introduced him through wickets ho
was not for, and then sent him Hying again.
Her success caused her to laugh, and ho
' You think you are pretty smart, but I
will get even witli you,' be snid, without
' You'll have to play better than you have
done,' she pertinenty suggested.
'1 think 1 know as much about croquet
as you do.' lie said, still with a straight
'If you had any fairness-about you,
you.d let mo have that stroke over, when
I was up to the stake. You knew I alipped
as well us 1 did,' growing red in the.
'No, 1 didn't know anything about it,'
she replied, taking on a little color.
' I say you did.'
1 And I say I didn't. l!ut if vou are go
ing to play this game, w hy duu't you go
' I'll piny w hen I get ready,' he answer-
i-u, turning wnite aooul tne mouth.
'If you ain't going to nlsy. you bad bet
ter go imo ino nouso ami snut up,' sue sug
gested' raising her voice.
Don't you talk to mc that way.' bo cri
ed, 'cr 1 ' i I make you sorrow cf it, vou
' Uus-y, hussy!' sho screamed. Ain't
yell ashamed ot yourself, John Jacob
Collins, to call your wife a hiirsy? Hussy
am I. you old villian. Hussy, is it, you
miserable bruto. I'm to bo called a hussy,
am I, after working my knuckles oil' tor
you, and slaving lor thirty yean after
your crooked carcass. There,' sho cried
in a paroxysm, throwing the mallet on the
ground, 'take your old croquet and shove
it down your lying thmat und choko your
lelf t death with it, if you want to, you
miserable old wretch. And don't you
ever ask me to play with you again, or I'll
tell yuu nomething you'll remember the
longest day you hvo, you old devil.'
And then .-ho bounced into the bouse,
leaving him standing there and rubbing
his heal in u benumbed sort of way. Jiut
iilimi.-t immediately after sho thrustr her
bend out of tin window nnd snapped out:
' You needn t think you are going to get
any hot biscuit for your fa in this house
this night, young man, and vou can put
that in your pipe and smoko it just as son
lis you have mind to.'
The Farmer's Creed.
We believe hi small farms and thorough
cultivation, 'i'he soil loves to eat as Well
as its ow ner, and must therefore be fed
aud nurtured. We believe hi large crops,
which leaves the laud better than they
found it, making both the farm and the
farmer richer at the same time. We be
lieve ill deep plowing followed by the
subsoiler. We believe In bruin-work
joined with industry, intelligence aud en
ergetic zeal, as among the best kind of
fertilizers; and that plaster and other
manures will be of but little profit, if not
u-ed iu connection with these.
We also believe ill a clean kitchen a
sensible, willing wife, a sewing piano, a
neat cupboard, skilfully managed diary,
an orderly bouse, am tongue and temper
well controlled. We firmly belleve iu
farmers whd will not Improve ; in farms
that grow poorer every year; in half
starved stock standing shivering unshel
tered iu the cold; iu fanners' boys shun
ning labor by seeking to become clerks ;
farmers turning their backs on their farms
and trying to make merchants ; or farm
ers' daughters refusing to learn to make
themselves useful us well as ornamental;
and we most firmly disbelieve in any and
all fanner w ho are ashamed of their cal
ling, and who refu.-e to labor six days
in the week and do nil their work." Ru
HIS TWO WIDOWS.
Whin W lonod out After na town
Ii(.ni)iiis Sprrid in tho Clii'-ajo Tribune. I
On .Saturday last Louis Walker died
at West Liberty. Defoiehis death lie
expressed the earnest desire that, If lie
died, be should be buried on the furm
where he .formerly lived, near llev
ingtou, n station on the Wlnterset
lira noli of the Hock Island road, about
IS miles from this city. The stricken
wife, filled with love for him, and with
a heart broken with sorrow and grief,
sought to fuifil'J.he wishes of her dead
husband. Hhe procured a burial case,
started on her sad errand, and passed
through hero on Monday, She arrived
At llevinglon a straugcr to everybody.
Of the station agent she inquired as to
the location of the farm where her hus
band was to be buried. The agent in
quire! who It wan that was to be
buried, and, on being told, lie quickly
foresaw a very unpleasant aflair. The
widow had come to bury her husband
on the premises of a man whose
daughter, then nt home, was the wife
of the deceased. The agent, afier
some consideration, deemed it best to
inform the widow of the facts. She
received the story with perfect a-tnn-Ishment,
aud could scarcely believe
her late husband guilty of such base
ness; but, on being assured it was so,
she became iudlgnant, and left the
body with the citizens, to be conveyed
to wife No. 1 (whose first knowledge
for years of the whereabouts of her
husband was Ills arrival in a burial
casket), to be disposed of as she saw
fit, and, taking the first train, she re
turned to her home. .Since herdepart
ure, it has been discovered that AValk
er had still another wife in Missouri.
The Inventor of the Wheelbarrow.
It takes a great mam to do a little
Who do you think invented that very!
simple thing called the wheelbarrow"?
Why. no less a man than Leonardo do
And who was he '!
He was a mtisicau, poet, painter, arch
itect, 'sculptor, physiologist, engineer,
natural historian, botanist, and inventor,
all in one. He wasn't a '"Jack at all
trades and master at none," cither. lie
was a real master of many arts, and a
practical worker besides.
vt hen (Jul lie live?
Somewhere about the time Columbus
And here was ho born?
In the beatiful citv of Florence in
Perhaps some of you may feel a little
acquainted with him when i tell you that
it was Leonardo de Vinci who painted
one of the grainiest pictures in the world
"The Last Supper" a picture that
has been copied many times, and cngrav
iu several styles, so that almost every
one litis an idea of the arrangement and
position at the table of the figures of our
Lord and His disciples ; though I am told
that, without seeing the painting itself,
no one can form a notion of how grand
nnd beautiful it is.
And only to think of the thotfsands of
poor, hard-working Americans w ho really
own of their wheelbarrow, an original
work, in Leonardo de Vinci ! St A'ich
Ills Employers lie In a I.lnr and
a 1 liter.
Joseidi Loader is an Englishman bv
birth who was employed in the up-
noistery business oy various firms in
New York down to about 1865, when
he started in trade for himself. In
LSI38 be failed under discreditable cir
cumstances, and went through bank
ruptcy. From 1863 until the fall of
lbiO he was practically out of business,
aud at the time that lie pretends to
have worked in Mr. Tilton's house, lie
did not reside in either the city of New
x orK or or urooui vn, am! did no busi
nessliu either. His employers iu al
most every case, say Air. lieecher's
lawyers, give him Hie cuuracter of a
tborougbgoing liar, aud Iu almost
every case parted with him under a
strong conviction that he was a thief.
It was a curious coincidence, say these
gentlemen, that, whenever he left a
place, a piece of goods would be missed
of a peculiar pattern, aud thut when
he opened a shop for himself, pieces of
that preci.-e pattern were seen iu ills
window an extraordinary circum
stance, because fashionable upholster
ers buy all of a desirable pattern that
is to be had, and the pattern Is not re
newed. Tills Is a fact which any one
knows who has attempted to repair
f u rni tu re. Tribune,
Will the Case be Tried Again.
Whatever further legal proceedings
may grow out of the case, it is not
probable that the suit for damages will
ever be tried again. All the evidence
that Tilton can ever produce lias been
put fortli ; the letters of the defendant
have been read, and Mr. llcecher bus
been submitted to the most searching
cross-examination. The pluiutiU'can
uot make his case any stronger a
second time t hull it was the first. And
it is a significant fact that the jury
divided only upon a question of the
credibility of certain witnesses. All
seem to have agreed that Mr. lieecher's
letters, which caused sj much pain
and embarrassment to his friends,
were capable of an innocent explana
tion, or at any rate did not prove the
guilt which i'iltou alleged. Three of
the twelve, however, could not bring
themselves to say that Mrs. Moulton
swore falsely, and one of the three was
an acquaintance some say a friend
of Mrs. Moulton's husband. Consid
ering everything It does seem as if Til
tou iiad made a very narrow escape,
while the friends of Mr. lieecher have
good reason to regard the end of the
trial as a substantial justification of
the confidence they have reposed iu
their pastor during Lis troubles a con
fidence which is sure to be manifested
now witli redoubled warmth. Enthu
siasms are infectious, aud ho we may
expect to see the number of Mr.
lieecher's supporters Increase with
f:reat rapidity, and his influence: at
east for a time to become greater
than It has been at any day since the
scandal was first dragged into the
light. Tribune,. .
A movement is on foot hi New York
to ep-ct John MorriKscy from the Tam
many Hall general committee, on the
ground that lie has persistently opposed
tlm Hilicy of Joint Kelly and Mayor
Wickbatn in the government of the local
party, thereby disturbing: its haruiony.
How to Promote Peace in a Family.
I. Keineinber that you will be likely
to be crossed every day, so prepare for it .
2. F.vcryhody hi the house has at: evil
nature ns well as ourselves, and th-rcfore
we are not to expect too much.
J. To learn the ditl'ereut, temper and
disposition of each individual.'
4. To look on each member of the fam
ily as one for whom we should have a
6. When any good happens to any one
lo rejoice at It.
0. When inclined to give an angry
answer. " to overcome evil w ith good."'
7. If front sickness, pain or infirmity
we feel irritable, to keep a very strict
watch over ourselves.
8. To observe w hen others are so suf
fering, to drop n word of kindness and
sympathy suited to theni.
II. To watch for opportunities of
pleasing, und to put annoyances out of
10. To take a cheerful view of every
thing, of the weather, atltl encourage
11. To speak kindiy of the servants to
praise them for all little things when you
1J. In all little pleasures which may
occur to put self last.
id. To try for the soft aViswor that
tiirncth away wrath.
14. When we have been pained by atl
unkind word or deed, to ask ourselves,
"Have I not often done the same ami
been forgiven ?"
1. "i. In conversation not to exalt our
selves but to bring others forward.
IU. To he very gentle to the young
ones, nnd treat them with respect.
17. Never to Judge one another harsh
ly but attribute a good motive when
Insuring the Success of the War
Against the Whisky Ring.
Special disiatch to the Cincinnati azotte.
Washington. June 28. Major Blu
ford Wilson, (Solicitor of the Treasury,
returned to-night, after an absence of
over a mouth spent in advising with
United States olficers enaaged iu pros
ecuting whisky frauds. He has visited
ah prominent places West, where illicit
whisky operations were discovered.
Evidence, of which the Government
had collected, was laid before the proper-law
officers, and fully explaiued.
All cases are iu excellent shape, and
the ouly delay in any quarter now
arises from the fact that moat courts
are in summer recess. In all the prin
cipal cities the chief members of the
ring have been discovered, aud much
valuable evidence has been secured.
Instances have been discovered where
Government officials of prominence
have been holding very suspicious re
lations to those they are supposed to
be prosecuiini;, aud tiie public will
soon know these gentlemen by their
Soot as a Garden Fertilizer.
Perhaps it may have occured to some
of our ludy readers thut the refuse soot
of our chimneys U one of the most
valuable Ntiinulaiits ajd fert'llzers
they can have f'jr their garden flowers.
The following incident of practical ex
perience is from a lady contributor to
the Rural Carolinian: During two
seasons we nursed, fed and petted the
Hariford Prolific grape vine as much
for its shade over the window as for its
fruit but it persisted in remaining a
stunted cane yellow, and refusing to
climb. Despairing of shade, grapesaud
roses, we finally bethought ourselves
of suit as a manure, aud forthwith
made a "soot tea" by steeping a teacup
of toot in a quart of water. This we
administered, two doses each, to both
the trees and the vine. The vine grew
six feet iu height in the space of six
weeks, the rose bush four feet iu the
same length of time both thereafter
rejoiced iu living green. Mass.
i In the prospect that drinks are about
to become patoitic, Prohibition seems
further oft' than ever. Little as we may
like it, the fact remains that trtinnal
reconciliation iu the next year or two
threaten to be largely a matter of bev
erages. Old soldiers want to wash
their resentment away. One ( the
South C'aorliua soldiers in liostou,
drinking with some frieuds after
the liunker Hill centennial, exhibited
a marked interest in the entrance of a
stranger and eyed him closely. Koon
the Carlinian asked hint if lie knew
him. ''No." Wer. you not iu the wat?"
''Yes." "And you were once stationed
at such a place'."' "Yes." "And took
part in as kirmish?" "Yes." "Well,
I thought so," said the Sotherner, lift
ing his hat aud disclosing a large scar
ou bis forehead ; "there is your saber
mark, my boy. Come up and take a
djink." And then wounder and
wounded took a centcnuial cocktail.
A Playful Zephyr.
The liuilington Iowa Jlairkeye says :
" A little zephyr struck Floyd county
the other day and nearly turned It up
side down. It blew John Blarney's
house over, with Mrs. illarney ami the
children in it, rolled It over three times,
jammed it against a tree 'and tore it to
pieces, and the iinnarcs were only slight
ly bruised. As a postscript to all this we
would say that -Mrs. Illarney, who is
somewhat deaf, never desisted from her
knitting all tnat time, and when the final
crush came only looked up and said. 'Come
in don't knock.' "
Chroniclk Omen, I
Kmoxvillx, Tr.KH., July 0. 1875. J
Trado in produce contiuued light during
the week just closed.
Wheat continues quiet at former quota
tions. Corn remains dull with no change to note.
There is still a large supply of bacon on
tho market, and it is thought the supply is
equal to the demand for tho next two or
Heed Irish polatoes continue in excel
Cholco butlor will bring outeido quota
tions, but old is not wanted at any price.
Prime gee.-o feathers are in good demand
at &0 ccn-.t.
Ve quote :
Wiikat Ouiet; white $1.10al,18.
Cohm Dull; loose, 74a75c-i sacked iu
La an titeady, 10c.
Oats In demand, Cja'0c.
Irish Potatoes For seed, Northern,
$'2 00 pcrbmdiel, So.OO per barrel ; ccuntry.
$1.75 to I'lUO per bu.-diel.
.1 at Fair ilmnand, (l.uOnl. ID, bitied.
I Tom 'Vsirori, lc per In" lb-
kikp Kkuit Apples, Sa'.'ii. Peaches,
quarters. 8a'.ie.; halve, I'.tlOo. Ulackber
r I,, i.f Dull an 1 weak; country Itmily,
buying, '2 7aieU'Oi mlling. 3. IKIaVi; ex
tra, buying, $'J.60a2 75; telling. $2 76a
3 00 Krioxvilbi City M ill. 1 our atandard
family," JS.35; Pearl Mills family, $3,10 ;
City Mills familr, t'i M; 1'earl Mil! extra,
Bacom Dull wilh heavy stock on hand ;
buyir.g fr'n wagoni bams, 13; clear sides,
14; sh"u!.iers, 11.
Kia lias In fair demand; prime,
bOc. uiiiwi. 230c.
bCTTxa Dull and declining, lialSe.
Kaos Cotton, '2Ja2j;
Bmsw ax '7a'N; pei wund. ,
I'o- i i -nnofsnn Unf, 6al2c.
KAs s kii- irnothy, i3.7oa4 CO per
Grass issuDciover, pThmbel.
uerd grass.tl fiOa'iOO " "
HIuh " $1.6l " '
" Orchard grass, $2.30.
GlNSKNO-ll il 4tJ.
Skivkka Snakk In demand, ojs'i'k.
YELLOW Koot Dull, tic.
Wool Washed. 3'iatilc ;er lb.
Furs Out of season.
Wholesale (Grocery .Market.
KnorviUe, July H.
Prime to choice IttailW Family M.OTbox
NiiKurs. Huchees, box. .
n i ,nwoi- ,iv Wueen Olive .5l
Hard ugarsl2;j'3ir!-1in J, u . J
if KN0XT1LLI BOAPFACT'T
.llHulil'4 iituiliy,t lb boxes i.D
iiemarara u tl,nd ,
Kyrups. btarJull wnifht l
Common fi Tobacco
Prime and choice firt(?-7? Common in oo(v?tb
i'xncy Brands.. .so 1. 215
Hys-'O 66I,0C Smoking- itVMUO
Ouniwwucr JI7IS1.M os.P'k'sUarreU'iJ4.7'5
Oolon sj) o, Kqi)
Kng. Breukfast..7'1.2o i'ljram.
Spices. Alt brandslWilOOTM
Niitm l At ioaigo.erii.wi.rn
wiDKisr I r.,,L 17-
Miot and Lead.
sardines Urease II, ($20 Bucfe ghot 2.75
2 It) Peaches 2 d(.. Bar Lead Wys-lOa
Pine Apples ewe tc-.ui . Fv.,-r.
StrKwberriecaseiiaH..'M) barer Kaisinul- .V a. 1 5
2 tb Tomatoes ts.Sed.3 IVJt'er
CoveOysters 1 l--ial-.I'l,1,fl,""
in 2 tb 2 -Aa.i "sil Blacking: 36(.5e
Klce. Water Proof. 75 W
9cTft Musket SAMS
Kiioxtllle Lumber Market.
Knorville. July 6.
Koutta boards aid scantling, $12.00
33-H" per 1,000 feet.
Clear seasoned plank, $'20.00a2o.OO.
Dressed weather boarding, $13.00a20.00.
Black walnut, green, $30.O0a55.00; sea
Oak posts sawed tapering. 20c each.
Rough codar posts, 20 to 2ic.
Tapered cedar posts, 30 to 4"c.
Sawed laths per thousand, ii.i.HM.tO.
Sawed shingles, $3.004.00.
S- vd shingles, $o.6D9.4.00
KnoxviUe. July 6.
The drug trade has been rather dull dur
ing the past week, and we have no changes
Spts. Turpentine 1 6.V Alcohol f2.7'
Linfecduil.raw, VajfUrj Iod. Potins., B... 4.50
do do boiled 1.10 ChloratePotans.Vtb Til
Tanners' Oil, Val 7UM-75 Ksjences, Y dos 60
Lurd Oil. best. V gal 1.40 Symehyx, V dns 4.0 '
Coal Oil 1 gil 23 Hart's KelielVdm 2.")
Grain Pepper. V t 2 i Paper Twine, V tt 2,'j
Madder. lb V7e Wrap Paper, bdl. S ,1i
Indigo. I, lw1.25 Wrap Paper, bdl. M M
Opium, V lb 110 SJ do do do L T)
Morphine. t os-... 7.00 Soda. tb .Mt
Aniline. V dnx MIc Borax. lb 2"o
Copperas, 1 to 3Mc Cinnamon bark V 404
Coucenl'd Lye V case 17 Ext. Loivocd tb 20t322:
KnoxvUU, July I.
Tho shipping season with us is about
over, and as "grass tod" cattle are now
coming in, and there being but a local de
mand, prices have declined, and we now
can quote extra smooth steers at Si ; fat
cattlo, o to 'ii ; common to good, 2 la '2i.
Sheop are in fair demand. No. 1, 31c;
fat, 2ja:llc. i common to fair. $1.50a2 00 a
head ; fat lambs wanted, at the ouuide fig
ure. Eureka Mills I'lunr.
A standard brand in every market whers
old. The leading brand in tho mar ket
whors manufactured. Dr. J. Nat Lyle
The following quotations ol Eureka, Mills
made from actual sales :
Fancy, $5.00; Family, $100; Superfine,
3.00; Fine, $2.00: Bran 20 cents to $1.00.
Corn Meal without a superior in quality.
KnoiTille Ketall Market.
Knoxvil'e, July li.
Apples drledlO'iil:'; Molasses. fCfflSOT I
" itreen 2.0 w 1 io Meal. bus nuafl.Ki
Butter. 2nr2ipl Nails. 6!4'!4tl
hexDt. 1.VKS2.0U buh Oats, bus Wn 7'
limn per bushel .'( " (heal. Vw1MiVafa
Bacon. Hams, a.,1i;ai4 Onkns. 11 iimi2.iiou
' country, lfeMr-Vr-lt, Kultry Chick'ntlS-.,
bides, ltis'!(i,;ilt " Iturks, ls ;
Shoulders, 12'j " Deeoe, 4 N1
Beeswax :i,yateist " Turky,7 jrail.'i'.
Beef itreen 81. ') Pens tr'd, i.KKSl 23
" dried 2022,-4 Pouitoxs.sw't.
Candtoi, fc. 2nW " Irish. II. Irae.OO
Cull! oil, tufa,-. nni Powder, 4lViVt
Collee iiim.Hill Poacnn-.lried Ihil-' i
Cheese 2ni- io!ti Rice, rb U,
CottonYarna tUS4tlH 6uaar n-ushed tb 15
Corn, lic ,r OobVe l2!idU
Ciliba.e. 1'"-' " Yellow Ul2'i
- ..I2. -'"1'"' " -brown. 1112
rlour Family H..o4.2-) Soap, Vt.ar ailo
" txtra, i.2'... i f, Salt. Via-k l.S5(al')
Sui.erCnef3.Hi'a:i.2."i gyrup. 7!'H1.7pei-a
ria frech. lntti Shot. lvt.V
Cod, ilo0o Tea i-reen, 7S 1.76
Mackerel, frmlse oiack.-iu1.2.,'
feathers y'siti..', Tar rflr-n
Hay. 9uUct Tallow, tb v
Lard. Vtb 2nVineiar.rn. al
Atlanta Herald, Jul 4th.
Corn, new white, 1.07al.O8. "Wheat, while,
nominal: amber, nominal; red, nominal.
Oats,75a80. Pea,clay.l.&0al.7j; mixed, 1.40.
Corn meal, $1.10. Flour, superfine, fi.00;
extra, do., $d.26aG.60; family, 7.0Ua7.25 ;
extra, do., 7.6Ua7.76; fancy, 8.00H.2o. Hay,
Timothy, l.tiOal. 76; Tennessee, $l.al.60;
clover, $1.40. Bacon, clear aides, 00; c. r.
sidos,l;;i,shoulder,ll)i; country-cured hams
14al41; sugar-cured hams, 15. Hulk
meats; clear sides, 00; clear rit i 00; shoul
ders, 9J; hams, 00; bacon hams, 00. Lard
tiorces, Ifiallij : kegs and cans, 17al7, '
buckets 17i. Feathers, 60aC0. Buckwheat
flour V bbl., 10.00. Seed potatoes, Earlw
Kose, 00; Goodrich, 00 j Piuk live
00. Onions, 4.004.&0; iweet potatoes'
60cal.00; apples, V bbl., a.OOaS.OO; dried
AlOtliia i It. fmifil ru A X' .1. ...
12i ; dried peachos, unpeuled, (jjc; peeled
12al2i. Chickens, grown, 2530 ; ginino-'
121a20 Butter, 121a20 ; eggs, H,altj. Wool'
washed, 32:1-00; unwashed, 25 cents. '