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THE THORN GROVE INSTITUTE
Green corn thieves ere operating iu
The Loudon Times tells of a four
legged chicken, it did.
The Chattanooga workhouse now
contains nine prisoners.
The melon-cholly " days are come,
the saddest of the year."
South Chattanooga lost a dwelling
by fire Saturday morning.
The Chattanooga Memorial Associa
tion excursion was a success.
The colored Baptists have organized
a new church at unattanooga.
A rattle-snake was killed near Five
Mile Stand, 5 feet long, which had ten
A steam thresher exploded In Maury
county the other day, killing three
men and wounding seven.
Mr. Lamar Wallace now challenges
Knox county, as well as Blount, to a
pacing race on tue l itu inst.
The store of Jim D. Williams at
fantrell's X Roads was robbed last
week of ?100 worth of goods.
The Grangeis of six counties met
laBt Thursday at Telford station to set'
tie about the proposed Grange Manu
Robert Brown, Secretary of Mossy
Creek Grange, iuforms 'The Age thai
that Grange has taken ten shures lu
the Eastern Division Fair.
Rev. W. W. Morrison has succeeded
Rev. H. T. Morton as pastor of the
Houtbern Presbyterian Church at
MaryVille. His charges are Maryvllle,
Rockford and Louisville.
Mrs. Elizabeth Mulling, a resident of
Hawkins county, hung herself about
one and a-half miles from her home
one day last week. Mrs. Mullins had
been insane for about six months.
Mr. A. J. Brewer, who lives on the
Montvale Springs road, about three
miles from town, informs us that in
his neighborhood hardly half a crop of
wheat will be saved j the majority of
farmers did not get their wheat hauled
in until after the wet weather had ust
in. Mavyvillc Reimblican.
The Chattanooga Commercial says:
"She is a colored woman, and her
name is Malone, and she resides in
Sugar Valley, near Dalton, Georgia,
and she is one hundred and fifty years
old. and tells all about the lliod
Noah'B and Christopher Columbus,
and the Revolutionary War. Next !"
Did she say anything about Jonah
bwullowing the whale?
A diamond rattlesnake was killed
week before last, on the waters of
Coker Creek, Monroo county, which
measured 7 feet in length and had 24
rattles. This is the second of the spe
cies ever seen in that county. Tbis
snake is different from the ordinary
rattler. His skin is a regular combi
nation of dark and bright diamonds,
he attains much greater length, lives
longer, and is less vicious and warlike.
Mr. Condon, the contractor for thd
Emory river bridge, on; the Cincinnati
Southern Railroad, who has been here
for several days to look at the site for
the bridge over the Tennessee river, in
forms us that there are seven piers to
be built, and two rest nieces for the
draw-span, all of which have to be
built ou solid rock. The specifications
require the excavations for the pier
foundations to be sunk to boim rocK
and two feet below. The excavation
to reach the rock will be eight feet or
more. There is about 10,000 yards of
masonry In the bridge, and it will cost
in the neighborhood of $200,000, most
of which will be spent In Chattanooga.
Mr. Condon informs us that be will
probably complete the masonry of the
Emory bridge In September. Chatta
Un last Wednesday evening Morgan
Lodge, No. 485, 1. O. G. T., bad a pub
lic installation of officers at Jones'
Chapel, about two miles south of the
river. Dr. J. H. Morgan, D. G. W. C.
T., officiating, and the following Is a
list of the officers :
F. S. Willoughby, W. C. T.; N. J.
Ik.. UK, ' ' j y ' t
J. P. Doyle, W. F. H.; R. G. Flennl-
ken, W. T.; J. i reeianu, w. ai.;
M. A. Freeland, W. I. G.; H. Parker,
W. O. G.; O. A. Clayton, W. R. H. S.;
H. A. M. Flenniken. W. L. H. S.: M.
E.Clayton. W. A. S.; R. E. Colter,
W. D. M. '
After the ceremony Rev. Thos. H,
Russell, in a neat Bpeech, presented to
the Lodge a nne copy or tne iioiy
Scriptures, the gift of Dr. Morgan
The gift, we learn, Is highly appreciat
ed by the order, and the donor certain
ly has many warm friends in that
Lodge. The Doctor deserves much
credit for his energetic work In the
Use " Bowies' Improved Current
Water Ybeel," iu rebuilding your
mills on the rivers. High water will
not effect it. unless It be to increase its
power. You can build your mill far
above the reach of these terrible lrenu
ets. Without dam or race it can give
any cower you need. It is the cheap
est, and by far the safest power for
propelling machinery ever invented
Before rebuildihg, call and examine
this wneel, or address, for runner in
formation, David Bowlks,
Care of Harris, tf
Heeling of ftehaol Mlreclora itnr
A meeting of the District School
Directors of Knox county was held at
the Bell House Saturday, pursuant to
the call of Superintendent Knrns.
The attendance was not as large as we
had hoped to see, and did not indicate
such an interest'ou the part of School
Directors as they . should feel on
the subject of Common Schools. Those
preeut were, D. A. Brooks, J. A.
Rutherford, V. D. Biltle, J. W. Boyd,
Will II. Roberts, W. T. Smith, Esq.,
John Tiilery, W. R. Cooper, J. C.
Gitlln. W. W. Cruze. Rev. W. K.
Leeper, A. Brakeliill, Mr. Kenne
dy, C. Y. Crawford, Robert Harper,
Joshua Rule and L. D. Johnson.
The meeting was called to order and
Rev. W. K. Leeper, of the 10th dis
trict, was called to I lie chair. W. B.
Cooper, Esq., of the 12lh district, was
In some of the districts of the coun
ty, the Directors have anticipated
the collection or taxes and
have engaged teachers who
have performed services for which
they have not yet received their full
pay. in order to meet tins stale ot af
fairs, a resolution wpb adopted recom-
meuding such districts to employ
teachers for, say, two months with pub
lic money, and then supplement that
time by private subscriptions in the
district, so that the finances would be
It was decided that teachers should
be required to adhere strictly to the
text books heretofore adopted. The
text books are McGuffey's Speller and
Readers, Speucerian Copy Books, Ray's
Arithmetics, Mitchell's Geographies,
Pinneo's English Grammar, Quacken-
bos and Goodrich's United Slates his
The subject of school houses was dis
cussed and the importance of good
houses aud proper furniture was con
ceded but uo specific action was taken
A resolution was adopted to the ef
fect that it was the sense or tne .Direc
tors that schools should be concentrat
ed as much as possible, and that two
miles Is not too fur lor patrons to send
their children to school under ordinary
So far as we have heard Direc
tors were chosen in only three districts,
the 12th. 17th and 18th. Will R.
Cooper was selected in the 12th. Adam
Brakeblll in the 17th, and C. Y. Craw
ford in the 18ih,
Superintendent Kaius has made the
following appointment :
In the 2nd District. Henry McCall
4th District, J. J. A. Thompson; 10th
District, J. W. Boyd; 11 h District,
Dr. P. W. Walker; loth District, A.
G. French ; llitb District, W. II,
wel troubles, use Lvtle's
great re medy for summer
For I); rlioM, use Lytle's Elixir.
For Kli. use Lytle's Elixir.
For Dvs-ntery, use Lytle's Elixir.
For Ci'iic, use Lytle's Elixir.
It is tl-
TO Ilie I'nblle.
We have this day sold out our stock
of goods aud auction and commission
business to Mr. A. AKers, witti
whom we have been connected in the
auction business for years, and we take
pleasure In recommending mm as in
every way worthy the patronage of the
public. Aud in retiring from said bus
iness, we thank the citizens of Knox
ville for their liberal patronage iu the
past, and hope the same patronage giv
en us will he extended to Mr. AKers,
McCallum & Co.
July 10th, 1875.
To tf y Erlendm, Out and Mew.
As will be seen from the above card,
I have this day purchased the entire
stock in trade, &o., of Messrs. McCal
lum & Co. It is my purpose to pros
ecute the auction and commission bus
lness at the old stand, so well known
to the public. To those who best know
me. I trust that I need make uo prom
ises as to ray course in the future, now
tbatl nave assumed tne sole direction
and management of the business. To
all others, I will simply say that tue
business entrusted to me win be at
tended to with all the diligence, ener
gy and fidelity which I cau command,
after an experience or more man
propose to establish a circulating pun
lie library the first in Knox county,
I believe, outside of Knoxville. Sew
twenty years. Thanking a ReneroiH donttUons by members of the Insti
publlo for past favors, I respectfully so- tuU J Beta.
m UUUUUUttflUC UI flluunt,cr. 1
LETTER FROM MORRISTOWN.
UIH JHA51 TACT! RING JNTr.BESTN.
We leal n that several companies of
miners are now at worn lu the Coker
Creek gold region, at the head of one
is that old gold hunter, Austin Fry.
The Coker Creek gold fields have been
worked, more or less, lor a hair cen
tury. but without any marked success
There is plenty of the precious metal
there, but it will never be fully de
veloped without the use of capital and
the proper machinery. Aineru rosi,
l.nrK Tnrnnnl anil Complete) ftacreaa
Thorn Grove, Aug. 6, 1875.
To the Editor oj the Chronicle :
The Knox County Teachers' Insti
tute closed its labor here yesterday.
The exercises began on Tuesday, thus
embracing three days. The pro
gramme comprised class drills during
the day and popular addresses at night.
On Tuesday night, Prof. Nicholson, of
the East Tennessee University, gave
an exhaustive and able lecture on the
subject of the "New College'' and its
relation to the masses of the people.
Dr. Mays, of Knoxville, was also pres
ent, and on Thursday spoke of the
teacher and his missioi.. The Doctor
never fails in his powerful efforts, to
strike the popular heart, and especial
ly the heart of the teachers, who had
tietrun to think they uould not hold an
institute without him. Prof. Butler.of
Knoxville. and Prof. Sharp, of Mary
Ville, rendered valuable assistance in
conducting class-drills and delivering
lectures. They are both indefatigable
institute workers, and are not to be
surpassed in their capabilities In this
direction. Hon. David Richards like
wise gave us " a talk " of his own pe
culiar kind full of unpolished gems
The peonleor l lioru uroveare with
out stint in their hospitality. Through
an admirable address of welcome, by
Prof. 1 teaman, Principal of their Pea
body School, they invited the teachers
to their homes aud provided all iu
their power for their couifort during
Had you the space and l me lime,
I should be glad to give iu detail some
of the valuable poiuU brought out iu
the class-drills and debates. Besides
those already named, drills were con
ducted by Prof. Perkins, Prof. Bea-
man, Mr. Hawn, Mr. Rodgers, Mr.
Crawford and Sup't. Karns. The
drills were only in the common
branches of study. Mr. James ('alien
couducted the Hinging, with the as
sistance of the Thoru Grove choir,
which furnished some line music.
Ou the second day the officers of the
Association for the ensuing year were
elected as follows : T. C Karns, Pres
ident; F. C. Beaman, W. H. Perkins,
M. B. Templeton, aud Wm. Hawn,
Vice-Presidents one for each section
of the county; S. M. Cooper, Record
ing Secretary and Treasurer; ti. m.
Brother, Corresponding (Secretary, and
W. N. Montgomery, Auditor.
The teachers in attendance number
ed between thirty-live and forty. 1
give a partial list of names below,
which are all l succeeded in ouiaui'
Wm. Haron. T. A. Norman, M. V
Butler. Miss Mary A. Conner, H. M.
Brother, Juo. f.orawlord, J. ll. i.irK,
C. A, Lones, Alex. Summers, B. R.
McBatli and J. F. Leak, Knoxville ;
S. T. Ellis, W. H. Perkins, S. M.
Cooper and W. C. Karns, Powell's
Station: F. C. Beanian, Miss Lena
Curtiss, J. M. ("alien, Geo. M. Callen
and Miss Sarah C. Davis, Thorn Grove;
M. B. Templeton, W. N. Montgomery
and Arthur Lowe, Concord ; B. b
Shine and Ira Beamau, McMillan'
Station ; E. C. Skaggs, Roseberry ; J.
F. Wilson. Strawberry Plains ; . 1j
Duggan, A. S. Thompson and W. B.
Parsons. Sevier county : . si. noug-
ers and J. W. Duggan, Trundle's X
Roads; W. J. W. Maskall, Spring
Grove ; John M. Bunch, New Market
J. M. Parsons. Sevierville.
The resolutions at the close of the
Institute affirmed the iudispensible
necessity of teacher's institutes and
thorough school supervision, aud re
commend that the school law be bo
amended as to require the attendance
at the institutes of all persons who
obtain certificates to teach in the pub
lie schools. Thanks were tendered to
the lecturers for their valuable assist
auce, the people of Thorn Grove and
vicinity lor tneir hospitality, ami to tne
East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia
and Knoxville and Ohio railroads for
The Institute was lu every respect
success, rue teachers gained many
new points which will be of great as
Distance to them In their laborious du
ties. The citizens of Thorn Grove had
also much additional enthusiasm added
to their already full stock. At the
suggestion of Prof. Butler, the young
folks, last night, organized a literary
club, in connection with which they
Private) n. Pablle Eseemlon.
To the Eilitort of the Chronicle :
I am bo highly pleased with the
views expressed iu your columns upon
the subject of " private executions "
that I can not refrain from adding my
owu testimonials thereto. The Minis
ters of your city deserve the lasting
gratitude of the whole people for moot
ing the important ouestion at the
proper hour. Public executions are
not only shocking in the extreme, but
demoralizing in the h'ghest degree
Tile well ordered portion of society
never attends such wnful exhibitions,
Mark It, no good results are to How
from ttiH attendance of the populace
upon the "hangings" to come oil' on
the l:t:h inst. For more than thirty
years there have been no public execu
tions in England. The English peo
ple Baw its damaging effects upon so
ciety, and promply applied the remedy.
The mere beholding the stern execu
tion of the laws just demand upon the
most heinous offender is not so potent
as the uuearring certainty of its visita
tion upou the perpetration of the less
LETTER FROM TATE SPRING.
Hale of the Wprlna: Property I m
Bkan's Station, Aug. 6, 1875.
To the Editor! of the Chronicle i
For sometime the people of our val
ley have been Interestedly anticipating
the sale of the celebrated Tate Springs.
Ou yesterday, according to the adver
tisement, the property was sold at the
price of $25,000. This was far below
its real value, but the depression In the
money market, and the short time
given for the payment of the purchase
money, caused the anticipation that It
would be sold at a great sacrifice. The
proceeds of the sale, however, with the
other ussets of the proprietor, will not
only be sufficient to pay all their cred
itors in full, but leave them a consider
able sum besides.
It was within the discretion of the
proprietors to have withheld at least
one-third of the property from Bale,
even had they been proceeded against
by process of law, by their creditors ;
but actuated by a commendable sensi
bility, they preferred their integrity,
their honor, to their pecuniary emolu
The proprietors voluntarily made an
aBBigument of property, amounting to
much more in value than their indebt-
rea.dntinn w un dni)tpd author z nir eduess. au exhibition or sucu nones
aud directing the President to call Uy of purpose cttn not be too highly
meetings of the people whenever busi- commended in tuts age or general de
nes nf the Association demanded, moralizatiou and corruption.
Believing that business of importance The expensive improvements made
referring to t.hn mi r noses of the Asso- by the proprietors within
ciation requires meetings of the people, the last few years, the prevalence of
I must earnestly request the citizens tbe cbolera, two years ago, aud the mi
nt KIIIIIV mill VICI11 IV lO meet at I lonuumu umm ui uuo ui iuc iraiuouu
Mia tVinrt. IfniiHH on to-morrow at that lime, together WIIU the nuan
Tuesday), at the hour of 8 o'clock, clal depression that begau m the laii oi
i fc&jtj jeui, WtlO IUB Ui I
T ill ho puniest lv rcnuest the ell zens serious embarrassmeut or me firm.
f the County to meet at the Court Tlielr conduct lo-wards their creditors
Hni. ur i nVbink. m.. on the first has excited general admiration aud
M.in.ltiu nf Sutiti.ml.er next ('(llllltv sympathy.
t'.iiirt ihiv Ami also Ht the same hour The former proprietors will remain
and place, ou the second Monday of in charge of the property for the bal
September, being the day of the meet- auce of the Beason, and we think buB
Ititr nr till I 'irnnir. I ;olirt. luaa iucu Binmm buuh men ii i K " !'
It. Is eurnextlv reonested that as preoiauou oi me course mey uave pur-
manv persons attend these meetings sued, by giving them their patronage
au an nmivenletitlv do ho. We have aud lulluence.
V . I fl.l ..!.... 1 1 I
llieru uitf iiuuui vuc uuuuieu nnu
forty boarders now at Tate, aud more
expected within the next day or two,
but they cau still accommodate a few
more. So come on all ot you.
THE t t'.M TKJtMIAU
Pnlille Meeting; Called,
To the People of JCnox Count :
At the organization of the Centens
nial Association for Knox county, a
reached a period where we cau uo
ouiter postpone going to work earnest
ly to make preparation to exhibit evi
dences of the great mineral.agricultur
al and other resources of East Tennes
see at the Grand National Exposition
that takes place at Philadelphia next
Jons ti. t'RO.lER, j'resiuent.
Thos. A. R. Nklson, Sec.
Knoxville, Aug. 0, 1S75.
FROM SULLIVAN COUNTY.
Respect for tbe Peeenaed Senator
Ctrcnlt Court In Limbo, ate.
BloI'NTvili.e, Aug. 2, 1875.
To the Editor of the Chronicle:
No formal meeting has been held
here expressive of the feelings of the
people regarding the death of Andrew
Johnson, but thete seems to be a gen
Circuit Court Is Just over. Judge
Gillenwaters was more or less Indis
posed all week, but remained on the
bench, and did a fair amount of busi
ness. Two persons were sentenced to
the Penitentiary Ab. Coleman, a col
ored man, from about Bristol, for live
years ; and a Mr. Burke, a young man
from about ivmgsport, lor ten years.
The former for stealing bacon ; the
latter for abducting a young lady from
her home for the purpose of prostitu
Young Cox, who is In jail on a
charge of attempting to commit a rape
upon a little girl at camp-meeting last
summer, continued his ease on affida
Frank Miles, of Bristol, was to-day
committed to jail on a charge of stab
bing and killing iiarvey rrovence, a
young man and citizen of the same
place. An intense leeiing exists in
Bristol over the affair. Young Prov
ence was stabbed last Sabbath, about 2
o'clock, a. M.,and died In a few min
utes. Miles has spoken to M. L. lllacK
ley, Esq., of Bristol, and W. D.
Hay lies, Esq., of Blountville, to defcud
him in the Circuit Court, which is
now four months off.
The Sheriff will leave for Nashville
to-morrow with the two convicts.
Revenue Collector Thomas and Major
Fans, the jailer, will go with him.
The crops in this section are about as
those reported from other places. Corn
Is very promising. Other crops were
considerably damaged by the rains.
Farmers are beginning to thresh
wheat, but I am unable at this time to
N. J. Phillips.
FROM MINERAL HILL SPRINGS.
A ItfllKlitrnl Summer Keaort Two
Week CiKlrr the Jlonulnln Mind
Mineral Hill Springs, Tenn.,
August 8th, 1875.
To the Editors of the Chronicle :
When one is tired of city dust, im
pure air, and wretched monotony, the
surest way to be relieved is to forget
all busiuess and leave for some moun
tain boarding place, where nature
may have a chance to work her won
derful cures. I can testify that such a
course is iudeed the proper one.
I arrived here from Morristown in a
hack, (probably such a one as " H.
Clay " presided over during the war of
the rebellion,) and was jostled fear
fullyindeed, I can not express my
disgust at the poor road and the jour
ney altogether. But the sight of so
beautiful a place as Mineral Hill, with
Kilitealloil of t'nrmera.
To the Editort of the Chronicle:
Your leader of Wednesday ou the
above brings the subject so prominent
ly before the public, that an impartial
and dispassionate discussion of it
should not cease till the community at
large have a clear aud comprehensive
knowledge of its relations to aud bear
ings ou their present social condition ;
till the masses clearly foresee the many
blessings its general diffusion will con
fer. Not till after having self-con vine
Ing practical proofs, derived both from
experience aud observation, will they
fully appreciate, seeK and obtain an
agricultural education. That the peo
pie of this State have manifested the
most ardent desire to this end, is evi
dent from the mauy agricultural asso
ciations now existing, having for their
object the elevation and enlighten
ment of the farming classes. But tiie
question arises, how is this agricultur
al knowledge to be acquired generally ?
to be brought within reach ot, and
available to, the humblest occupant of
the soil: to those who cau not afford
to give their sous au agricultural edu
cation based on scientiuo principles,
aud acquired ou a model form .
ter of a mile of the hotel, the noisy ply by introducing it and its kindred
babble of the pure rivulet that comes science, u
direct from old Clinch, aud the sul- Into the common schools . distributed
..- i.. .1. mi throughout the laud. Make agrlcul-
compensatlou for all trials experienced ture the prominent and important sub
on thewav Ject on the school programme; the
" ,. , i . goal which must be reached aud pos-.
I found here eight different kinds of jj befor(j the u can , vMm
water which I consider remarkable. t0 hl(J laurels, Ko BUbject taught in a
The famous Black Vater Spring gcUooi coua be more easily elucidated
sometimes called the Brandy Spring d inre8Sed lhe mlnj 0f the rural
is said by some to ne an fjauwie cure u tfBU hugt,andry ; his earliest re
for rheumatism and all skin diseases. HLiL,lnni, are most intimately asso-
Tbe water is Indeed as black as ink, i,,i i, . i, ,ni nmnniiu moat nf
and goes down one's throat like so much hlg every-day life, and likely he Is
solid mineral. Iu one gallon there are losing-forward to It as his future avo
213 solid grains. One gentleman here catlou Surely, then, its cultivation
E. A. Akers.
Tbo Card of tb Knoxville Iron lom
Elsewhere will be! seen the card of
the Knoxville Iron Company, in
which they make known to the citi
zens of Knoxville and East Tennessee
generally, what they are doing iu the
way of manufacture lu East Tennes
see, and we trust they will meet with
the encouragement, tne enterprise ue
serves. They manufacture every ae
scription of iron and nails, aud having
re-organizeu tneir macuine snops anu
foundry under the management of Mr.
A. R. Uavis, late or Pittsburgh, ra., a
man who thoroughly understands his
business. They are prepared to build
any kind of machinery to order or re
pair old machinery.
Having coat mines at uoai creeK,
they are also prepared to provide tbe
best of coal at snort notice, vve nope
that our citizens will patronize this
home institution in everything iu their
line, for the only way to build up r.ust
Tennessee is to cease sending abroad
for what we can manutacture at home.
Rev. Mr. Gaston, of Dalton, asserts
that the water will cure anything. He
went there feeble in health and has
gained twenty-five pounds. I cau not
speak at any length of the water, but
The following marriage licenses are
recorded in the office of the County
Court Clerk for tbe week ending Satur
day. Aug. 7, 187a :
Henry Penover to Jane Lundy
B. J. Foster to Harriet Uender
J. C. Gunn to Salena Glffin.
John Uolsev to Sarah Jellersou.
Joseph J. Buffalo to Sarah M. Ra-
Elijah Robbing to Nancy J. Brad
James C. Renfro to Laura A. Swag
Dealructlve Fire Tbo Wheat Market
Hcboola, Ae., ate.
Morristown, Tenn., Aug. 9,1875.
To the Editor of the Chronicle :
A very large pile of wheat straw be
longing to I). Morris, aud lying lu his
field Just south of town, was destroyed
by Are about noon yesterday. The
straw was undoubtedly Bet on fire by
some bad boys who were playing
around it. The loss to Mr. Morris is
certainly not less than one huudred
New wheat Is beginning to come In
aud is readily purchased by the pro
prietors of our steam flouring mill and
our merchants. Some of it is badly
damaged, aud some lots I have seen,
very fair wheat. J. he price ranges irom
75 cents to $1 per bushel.
Our schools win Boon open, anu
much activity in educational interests
is being manifested throughout our
country. The Teachers' Association
will meet at this place ou Thursday
and Friday next. A large attendance
is looked for.
I hear of a few of our people also de
sign going to Rogersville, on Friday
next, to Bee Berry, the wife murderer,
executed on the gallows, but the great
er part of our community, like your
correspondent, feel that'such " sighti "
should be kept from the publio gaze.
I see that Auanias Honeycutt, who is
to be hung at Tazewell, ou Friday, has
had a confession printed in phauiphlet
form, in which he asserts his innocence,
and declares most positively that he
had nothing to do with the killiug of
Circuit Court fur Hamblen county
will convene next Monday. But a
slim docket, I learn, to be disposed of.
as a special stuuy wouiu invigo
rate, sharpen and give his miud
that Investigating blast which other
wise might uever be acquired from his
will merely mention that there are ,th a 8lmpie'cabinet of the principal
black, red, and white sulphur, chaly- mlneral A& vegetable productions of
oeaie, epsoua uu um, nuu l" this couutry. could very easily iucul-
vlnced mat tne waier is as good as any . , , - with a U8eful ,udlment-
Jnek Hunt Captured Mineral I.nnda
, Ac, Ae.
Madison ville, Aug. 5, 1875.
To the Editor of the Chronicle:
Jack Hunt, the wife murderer, was
retaken by John Farmer, and with a
suitable guard was safely lodged In Jail,
strongly Ironed to the floor of his
John Farmer is a brother-in-law to
Huut, aud is a valiant man. He had
started to find him ou Connessauga
and concluded to take a near cut by a
trail ; saw a large tree top, aud conclud
ed to examine it, and found him by
the side of a log under the tree top.
He gathered him in out of the wet
weather, aud brought him to the very
efficient and merciful jailer, Salas
Peace, who promptly paid him $50 in
Lincoln green. Now, our efficient
County Judge, J. C. Montgomery, will
see that the jail is made so secure that
any attempt to rescue him from the
proper custody of the law will be de
feated. The Monroe boys are souud uponthe
proper execution of the law, although
sometimes the equitusnf the law may
be questioned. That Is, however, the
fault of the makers, aud au extra ses
sion of our Legislature would impart
no new light, if, as the old lady said,
"they were born iu the wrong time of
Your correspondent has been in the
Unaka Mountains locking after the
outcrop of a valuable zinc discovery,
as well as kaolin; and with the pres
ent working force Monroe couuty is
to be carefully examined as to her
mineral wealth, for competition at the
Centennial. 1- rom present indications
she will disappoint the most sanguine
even In gold IT the celebrated " Hot
Water" or " Brown " mine cau be got
worked. I learn that the heirs of that
estate are about to accomplish the ad
justment of titles.
The crop or corn in Monroe is
simply the finest ever grown and the
breadth of planting large.
The wheat crop is a good one, and
some farms are thresbiug out 10, 20,
and some 23 bushels to tbe acre. Some
of the wheat crop is slightly injured
by wet weather.
It looksencouraging to go over the
country and see the evidences of better
in the country. Perhaps a dozen per
sons have left Tate Soring for this
place. Some say Tate does uot provide
for his table as they could wish, but I
will leave your readers to try for themselves.
Several gentlemen of wealth and
prominence were here last week from
the South, aud they all testify that
ary knowledge of the different quail
ties and constituents of rocks and soils;
the various crops, their rotation and
culture; the application of manure
peculiar to, and adapted to their suc
cessful growth ; domestic economy, in
cluding the raising aud management
of stock, poultry, &c. Horticulture,
n miiil.l l.u uiwii.uuufll 1 I T tullirllt AU A
Messrs. Brown, Carrlger and Smith f j d shouij be fenced in, aud
are sure to be successful with Mineral tt8cheU to every Bt.bool aud laid out,
In conclusion, I will give you au
incident that occurred at Morristown
some time since, which, for originali
ty, surpasses anything I have heard
for some time :
The Rev. Mr. has a sou named
Dick, about live years old. A minister
friend called to see the family one day,
and undertook to teach Dick the catechism.
"Now, Dick," said the gentleman,
"if you will recite it off like a man,
you shall have a Pickle."
" lee, sir;" said luck, -i ininu i
" Well, proceed."
Dick thought a moment, and then
" God created me, Jesus Christ re
deemed me,' aud with an abstracted
loon, " that other fellow, lie Lloly
U hosted me; what's his name?"
Van Can't Take Them
And remain long unwell. They increase
the powen of Ingestion, and exoita the
absorbents to action, whereby all impuri
ties of tbe system are carried off. The old
stereotype's opinion that Calomel must be
used "to carry off the Bile" has gi?en away
before the light of science. The Vegetable
Kingdom furnishes a remedy, free from all
dulcloriout effect. Such are Tutt'i Pills.
ulauted and tended by the children,
who would then derive both pleasure
and pront from tne worn, tuiuk,
now. what an Interest those school ex
hibitions would excite in the farmer's
mind if he heard our youthful orators
Dhilisophicaliy discuss the cultivation
of some useful plaut, the treatment
and cure of cattle disease, or some
other interesting topic couuected with
farming, instead of the parrot harangue
committed verbatim from some author
and passed off for original, like counter
feit money fur original? The female
pupils, too, could glean such facts from
those lectures as would greatly assist
in after life to fulfill their obligations
as wives aud mothers, as a knowledge
of the fruit and flower garden, dairy
aud aviary would be indispensable
afterwards. 1 numbly suggest ttiut.
bv adopting this course of studies iu
all schools, tbe farmers, who pay tbe
heavier share of the taxes, would theu
get an adequate remuneration forthei
money. r. ualy
Tbe grain market Is dull and un
settled. Oats are worth 40o50 cents on
the wharf according to quality. Corn
is quoted at 80aS5 cents on the wharf,
and wheat Is uncertain, varying from
80 cents to Sl. 15 according to quality
with little good offering. Chattunooya
Jack Hum, tbe Wife Murderer, lu
From th Dallj Chronicle Aug-. 6
Our readers are familiar with the de
tails of one of the darkest crimes in
the history of East Tennessee, perpe
trated in Monroe county, ou the 18th
of July, by Jack Hunt, who foully
murdered his wife. In a day or two
he was arrested and confined In the
MadiBonville jail, where, after being
coufiued a long time, he, in company
with two other prisoners, made bis es
cape aud has been at large ever siuce.
The jailer offered a leward for his ap-
preuension, wnicu it appears nas not
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ueeu wuuuuLVueui, ppeumi umittiuu i.J
the Chronicle from Madisonviile, via
Sweetwater, was received last night as
Jack Huut has been retaken. I u or
der to iusure his safe keeping and pre
vent escape, ue D8B been ironed to tne
floor. Tue reward oiiered tiy jailer
Goius was promptly paid.
We nave no lurtlier particulars, vt e
are glad he has been recaptured aud
trust he may receive justice promptly,
Children are children as kittens are
kittens. A sober, sensible old cat,
that sits purring before the fire, does
not trouble herself because her kitten
is hurrying and dashing here aud
there, lu a fever of excitement to catch
its own tail. She sits still aud purrs
ou. people should do the same with
children. One of the difficulties of
home education is the impossibility of
making parents keep still; it is with
them, out of their direction, all watch
and worry. Memoir of C- V. DUke.: