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Augmt 15, 1871.
M. L. McCONNELL, Editor.
f" A new pnper hnsjeen started
at Greeneville, calk1??, the Inteltl
rjencer. It is understood to bo tie
jar Hon. Wm. Crutclfield is out
in a card consenting to stand for a
re nomination for Congress from the
3d District -.' lie thinks it would be
bestfor delegates to be left vnin
btrncUd and free to' select the best
and moat available roan to defeat the
H3T Private advices from Missouri,
which wrb banded over to the
Democracy by the political treason
of Coil Schnrz, inform ub that life and
property have become so insecure
in mony localities that immigration
and developementhave almost ceased,
and many of the best citizens are
leaving the State
The London Daily Telegraph
has a story from Parij to the effect
that Germany has made a secret
agreement with Marshal Serrano to
aid him in the suppression of the
Cailists and in securing the recogni
tion of the Snanish Republic.
Serrano pledges Spain, in return for
this service, to assist Uermany in
rase of a war with France. Italy is
also reported to have joined this
Jt6P"Let it be kept in mind that
our Eastern Division Fair will be
held at Knoxville, on the Gth, 7th,
8th, and 9th of October next The
premium list is largo and well select
ed : tho rules and regulations simple
and intelligible : while the names of
such men as It. C. Jackson, President,
Dr. Sam. Rodgcrs, of Loudon, Gen
eral Superintendent and II. B. Year
wood, of Monroe, Chief Marsha1,
affords the bett possillo guarantee of
fairness ell around. .
0T Tho Loudon Times intimates
that there was something peculiar in
tho "blunder" that resulted iu fie
uvip 'nrance of a four year old editori
id in the Knoxville Chronicle, recent
ly. It thmks the compositor who setit
u;i coul.l probably tell how it lmppoi
ed, and adds :
'Smnihow or other tho impression
is fastened upon our mind, and we
can't rct rid of tho idea, that the
Doslninstcr. Mr. liule, made the
in intake and that he is the typo that
set it up, an. I una an onjecc iu uo'ng
The Nashville Jlulhtin has been
iuvchtigatin the cause of tho very
general desire for "office," manifest
ing itself on eveiy hand, and has
jutulo somo rather startling local
discoveries. It finds that after de
ducting tho necessary expenses for
clerk hire, kc ., the net proceeds of
tho .several oflic.es in Davidson county
are as follows : Clerk and Master,
8,000 ; County Court Clerk, $9,000 ;
Circuit Court Clerk, 11,000 ; Crimi
nal Court Clerk, $0,000 ; State and
County Tax Collector, $(1,000; Rail
Road Tax Collector, $4,000 ; Jailor,
$7,000. It is of opinion that ' tho
samo proportionate sums are, doubt
less, paid in every county in tho
Slate, and hence it is uot strange
that there should be a general and
simultaneous cry for relief. That
there ore ninety-three County Trus
tees in the State, receiving not less
than an avciago. of $1,000 each for
services that could and would be
rendered for nothing by any local
bank. That there are twenty five
Courts which could bo dispensed
with at a Having of fifty thousand
dollars per annum. A general
reformation of the Judiciary, and
overhauling of judicial expeuses, it
is estimated, could be made to save
the State over two hundred and fifty
thousand dollars annually. Two
uflicials of the Stale government
al mo, receivo in perquisites this
term, over and above thoir salaries,
as much as seventeen thousau-1
Tlio Hanner, referring to this ex
hibit suya : "Now, if these ore facts,
what nioro eloquently suggests tho
importance of an economically
inclined reform Legislature? This
is something tlifll appeals to the
business common sense of the public.
What are they going to do about it ?"
lion. It. II. 1I4J9.
An exchange says tho prospects are
tiitttllon. B. II. Hill will be elected
to Congress fjipnx.njf'f th Geor
gia distil ts. As Mr. Stephens won't
go back," it is well enough that Mr.
Hill should be there. Mr. Hill is a
man of undoubted ability, and it is
rjiiQO"('no Southjvas PcroJinpoihe et
its men of undoubted0 ability to Con
gress. The House of Representatives
is meant to bo a representative body,
and Mr. Hill is a repreKpitative man
as well as a roan of ability. There
ore a number of men in the present
House from the South who represent
correctly the feelings and views of the
Southern people, but except Merri
mfln and Lamar, and to a less degree
Gordon, they are not men of ob'ility.
It will do good both South and
North to have the real leaders of
Southern opinion on the floor of
Congress under the new conditions
of perfectly free speech which have
come to prevail since they were there
The C'onj;reNsioiiaf Canvas.
. The . Knoxville Chronicle of the
11th inst treats the country to a
lengthy argument designed to con
vince the Republican party of this
Congressional District that it owes a
debt of gratitude to Col. J. M.
Thornburgh that can only be liqui
dated by re-electing him to Congress
in November next Referring to bis
canvass two years ago, with Caldwell
and Garrett, it sajs: "When he
entered into that memorable canvass,
it was the general understanding of
Republicans throughout the district,
that whether successful or unsuccess
ful, his accepting the race under tho
unfavorable prospects before him,
would entitle him to the support of
the party in the present canvass,
when it was well understood
election would be certain." What
say tho Republican masses of the
district to this declaration ? Who
was this understanding had with?
Who knew that tho district would be
so remoddlcd as to insure, or even
mako possible the election of a Re
publican at th's time ? And yet the
Chronicle says it was the general
understanding that in consideration
of his accepting the race then, he
should have the support of the party
in the present canvass, "when it wvm
irtll understood election imidd be
certain." Tho "battering ram"
district bad been made by the 37th
General Assembly, a Democratic
Legislature, and it was morally
certain the 3Sth, on which would
devolve the duty of re districting,
would be Djmocrat'c also. Then.
,vlm,i.n Mm iinilii'tandincr that a
district was to be fomid from whic'
the election of a Republican "would
be certain ?" We only call attr ntlon
to these facts to tLo-.v that th? whole
M.iiKT is an -afterthoitoht aail viTr
shallow subterfuge. Rut all this was
done to get the Col. to accept the
race then, which, if true, is at least
conclusive of one fact, and that is,
that he only consented to make the
sacrifice for the Republican paity
after positive assnranco that it shou'd
nnr lilm ml 111V Mill well. too. If
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not then, then just as soon as it was
possible to make it do so. If the
Chronicle is right, this conclusion is
irresistible Does it insist on it? It
has a show of plausibility, for we defy
any living man to show where Col.
Thornburgh ever turned his hand
over for the Republican party when
not himself immediately interested.
But no matter, according to our
cotemporarys idea of reciprocal
duties and obligations, all that host
of working Republicans who, years
ago, buckled on the party harness
and entered the arena and who have,
through the turmoil of every subse
quent campaign, given their meanp,
their time and thoir talents to the
organization of its forces and the
defense of its principles, without
promise of pay, or expectation of
preferment, should now be coolly
ignored, until an ohligation, that we
are informed, the party owes to one
Col. Thornburgh, has been met and
Aug. lllh, 1871.
Epitor Maiitvii.i.e RicrunucAN :
If you have them, extra, I wish
you would send mo a copy of each
of your issues for March 21st and
April 4th. I have special nso for
them. Have nothing of special in
terest to writo you from this part of
the moral vin-yard, unless it would
bo specially interesting to you to
know that we are nearly all for Judge
Houk for Congress. Such is the
fact Glad you continue to stand
with tho common people for the
common people's friend.
Corn doing splendid since tho rains
set in ; pastures reviving and things
brightening up geueraliy.
Yours, for the little Judge. X
The liejMiblienn Vote
Tho vote of Thursday was one of
tho largest polled in Knox county for
many years. The vote of Gossett for
Sheriff, iu 1872 was 2,802. His vote
Thursday, was 2,517, or only 255 less
than two years ago. Mr. McGuffey's
vote wim 4,748, or but 51 less than
Gossett's vote. Wo are sure there is
nothing at all discouraging in this
te. If after all thoir dowi'tWi
lying, all their lavish use of money,
whisky and intimidation of laboring
men, they have been able to docreaso
tho Republican vote at the ballot
box Tint fttes it shows a firmness
lricfl is apytftin? but xiscouia,'jyng.
Knoxville ( hronirln
We take the following .account of
tho late terrible Carter County trage.
av from the Knoxville Chronicle of
"Last Suuday morning the girl,
who has been making her home
among her relatives, since tho death
of her parents, . went to visit her
uncle, who lived one mile and a half
distant with the intention of remain
ing several days, as was her usual
custom, but late in the afternoon
concluded td return, nnd passing
through a thick wood, carrying a pet
chickens a present from her uucle,
was met by Jim Worley, who seized
her and carried her about ten paces
from the path, attempted to violate
her person, when he was so strongly
resisted by tho child that he had to
choke her down. He then hit her a
severe blow with a club, and taking
out his knife cut her throot, occom
plished his hellish design, covered up
tho body aud passed on, where he
was sont to feed some stock in a
neighboring field. The deed was not
discovered until Thursday evening,
when somo men passing that way
who had been at the election, smelt a
scint that was unmistakable,
and on search noon found , tho inau
gled and putrilied remains of Alice
She was taken up and buried that
night about 10 o'clock. The whole
country was on the search of the
murderer. At first there seemed to
be no clue until it was found that this
negro boy was seen going that way
late that evening. lie was arrested,
but denied having anything to do
with it, or knowing anything about
it Every one seemed to be convinc
ed that he was the guilty party, and
ho was not released, and it was soon
found that he had been seen with a
bloody knife; also the girl's belt
When he was charged with this he
confessed that he knew something
about it but that a boy by tho name
of Rnfus Taylor, jr , was the guilty
party. Taylor was arrested, and
when he appeared before Coronor
Martin, Worley said ho had nothing
to do with it, but that he (Worley)
did it all. It was with some difficulty
that his lifo was eaved until the pre
liminary examination was concluded.
He was then deliverod to Deputy
Sheriff Crockett, who, with a strong
jrunrd, bound him aud started to
Elizabethton jail, when they were in
tercepted by about one hundred men,
white and black, who overpowered
tho guards, took tho boy, and nftsr
giving him time to pray, (which he
occupied in cursing them and declar
ing his guilt and readiness to die), he
was hung as before stated, in the
presence of at least four hundred
peiple, white and black, men and
He is still hanging, an1, ro one will
d.v.e take him down. Never wvs
there as much excitement in that
co'Witry, neer ii Uu hiskvi of JWH
country was the ever committcJtt
crime half so heinous. Little Alice
whr a beautiful, prom:ing child,
loved and petted by a 1 wi.o knew her.
This same boy was air. sted in this
place about a year ago for burglary,
was convicted and pardon 0,1
account of his age. H chvmed to
lio twenty one years of age and voted
in the county tlection Thursday for
the first time.
Of the shooting affray which oc
curred at Somerville on the day after
the election, a Memphis special, of
August 8th, to the Nashville Hanner,
Parties who arrived this morning
from Somerville, report all quiet and
that there had been no further fight
ing than was reported in the
dispatches last night and that when
the militie, which left here last night,
arrived there they found great
excitement but no fighting. It seems
the difficulty originated in a personal
difficulty between Green Hcndon, a
white man, aud Cash Warren, a lead
ing negro politician, on tho day of
election, which wis renewed yester
day,' and which led to an attempt to
arrest Oscar Burton by Sheriff Reeves
and his two brothers, who are leading
Republicans and represented as de
Burton shot and killed Paul
Reeves, and was in turn shot and
killed by Sheriff Reeves. Where
upon, a lire was opened upon Sheriff
Reeves and his brother from the
windows and doors on the street, and
were shot down. The wildest excite
mcnt ensued, and efforts were made
to organize negroes into armed
bodies, but as far as known at present;
without success, an'd better counsel
prevailed, and quiet was restored.
The militia from this city will return
on t he noon train.
The following from tho Grange
Outlook would indicate that by stand
ing firm our farmers may very soon
bo able to realize as much as one
dollar ond a quartcr for all their
surplus wheat It says :
Mr. Jones, of Clifton, Cocke coun
ty, an enterprising merchant of that
place, has just informed us that some
reliable parties of that county have
proposed to 'tlio larmers umi
would pay them one dollar and a-
Minir wU'flt weiirh it pay
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:t ,1.,...., tn h f hfi PllVlieL'o ui
JUI It ULMWI, .. ,
piai ter fi
JUI IV UUtui, t , .
taking it away any time between t;.is
and tho 1st of MarcU nexi. x..c
:il ,. l.t vn have "Heii
l; nine is wm m;u
them sound advice in aawK
to hold at least for one
marter for thoir wheat. This they
n get, and not one dollar, as was
nflTirnil lv ft I'ill ft 111
J - - . .... fn
wetlft ago. V'4 .""
SOT See 11 f.reuato nai m.
Representative Convent.onsat bevic r
ville, off Saturday, September 1-u.
At a meeting of the Republicans of
Sevier county, iield at Seviervil'.e on
the first Monday of August 174,
for the purpose cf Appointing dele
gates to nominate a candidate to
represent the'ebunties of Cocke and
Sevier in the lower House of tlte next
General Assembly of the State of
Tenucssee; anS, also, for the purpose
of appointing delegates to nominate
a candidate to represent tho counties
of Cocke, Ji-fferson Sevier and
Blount in tho Senatorial branch of
the next General Assembly, when,
On motioD,; Major S. W. l' 'itns
was called to5 lb -w- -nd J. M.
Layman appoint oecretary.
On motion, . a committee of seven
was appointed to report the names
of suitable persons as delegates to
each of said conventions, to-wit : D.
W. IIoward.-Escj.. S. W. Randies,
Esq ,T. D. W ynn, Esq , R, R. Reagan,
G. L. Dolozier, Daniel Kelly, Esq ,
and D. P. Gass, who reported tho
fallowing nanies as delegates to nom
inate a candidate for Representative,
to wit : r
1st Dist S. Williams, S. Large,
W. Shults, W. Maples.
W. Dujnran, C. Inman.
Howard, A Lawson
''XAV lmert, E anapp.
J W uton,R W Crawson
J Maples, J R Leak.
D Kelly, T Ferguson.
' AHKcenor.S WRandlo.
H W Pickens,M Tarwater
RR Reagan, J P Cole.
J'Underwood, A Cowan.
L Sutton, D McMahnn.
J J Wade, RM Creswell.
And alro reported tho following
namoa.ns delegates to nominate a
candidate for tho Si ate :
1st Dist S McMahan, J Large.
9 th "
J Tison, R M C Evans.
J M Cayman, J II Frame
D Robinson, N Fox.
D P Gass, T D Wyn'n.
W II King, P L Duggan
T M Law, J T Trotter.
J McNutt, I Underwood
J C Ellis, A Creswell.
C Delozier, C Jenkins.
N Ogle, E R'.ag m.
D Keener, N T Krouso.
M McMahan, G W Caton
W Hodres, A Anderson.
On motion the report was adopted.
D. P. Gass then offer ad the follow
ing resolutions which were adopted :
Jles'tlce.d, .That the Republicans of
the county of Cocke are respectfully
requested to appoint delegates to
meet in convention with the delegates
appointed by the Republicans ' oi
Sevier, at Sevierville, on SSi'lir.l.i
after the first Mk,Af '' 1" '
next for tbf' "looe of i a n r'ng
a candidate, r tfJ-pfientM-LVe-i i .1
Cocke cc' ' es-'ir'tiie- ne! Le-f.V. -
THBGRANDEST-ON FlSCOTD I
THE GREAT WORLD'S FAIR !
KNOXVILLE, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10.
Till! GREAT XEIV 101 AXD MH OltpS
Vastly superior in point of magnificence ; far excelling in attraction all predecessors.- In uM-ini ud.-. ongt
nality, merit, strength, and universal popularity and fucccsh. WITHOUT AN EtjUAL, WITHOt I A COM
PEER, WITHOUT A RIVAL !
)cke, JtfieJ son ana iJio .
eotfulir ilpu'sted to ap,
delegates appointed tit
euiis ofvSevier, at no
Saturday sfter t'.io first
Septeinb'erVn-lito nomi.: K
date for the State Senate.
Represented by a multitude of curiosities, animals, unparalled novelties, baiids of mu', a city of trrts a herd
Lf dromedaries, dens of serpents, cages of crocodiles, nature's freaks and works of ni t, nmi.st r breat!iinK
! Msters, an army of men and and droves of hoi ses.
IN' ITS MKNAGERiE .
. ra Maylayan Tapers, Manatees (first ones ever cxVbted), Kangaroos, four largo pn-.-fo.rir.ing lions. v.i
'. ral Bengal Tigers, Leopald, Zebras, Porcupines. Ibex, Wart Hog, 14 Di-oniwbiries. jfel- en.l V t i
; i'iint Emus, Nyl Gau, Monster Jjerpents, Living Crosodiles, etc., etc , in all nearly FOllll HUNDRK
: O SPECIMENS.
-THE OXJA LIVING Si-A JJ0NS!
largest jvcV captured, and the only ones alive outside of the Pacifio Oan, Li'.Kjv-l '-c''
(iighing 1.4C0 lbs. Exhibited iu manimoth 1) Parrel Tanks of Sea Water. -
Hi'noli'ee1, rt'j'at the pr t
this rof etiiij he,, publ'i-'i"
Maryville HEi-ikOAj Ne vp
and Times, t n 1 KnoV'i '
On motion. D. PGaf ,
Andes and Nelson Fox, w
ed as a central committee i
county. . .
When, on motionj 'the r.i
S. W .Pics a
J. M. Laymak. Sec. ;
1 . J
re ;p;v int
FPI ilka m
Has lOO i:nijJo,ycos, Chuiiipiou? of every land, Male and Female.
The Sail lnest iM.
Tho Virginili falt Works continues
to hold out in njaintaining its exorbi
tant charges for salt. To be sure
there has been some perceptible re
duction caused by our organization,
but not enough yet It must bo re
duced as low as wo can purchase it
elsewhere, or wo cannot afford to
We have information to tho effect
that some four or five counties in the
upper end of the State proposp to
form a co-operative movement vith
the view of demanding a further re
duction of this salt, and that their
purpose is, if they cannot effect this
result, they will, in a body, buy then
salt iu another market. No sensible
man will say they are wrong in pur
suing this course. Wo adviso the
Patrons everywhere to combine for
the purpose of cheapening this
article. Grange Outlook.
Next Term opens Weil. Auj. 20, 1874.
Trrnntf: $2f a year. Good board for
$2 per week. Kitchens have been provided
nn tlmt Htiidcnts can board thcnUoves for
$1.2") per weeks, or at cost.
It is expietcd that Apparatus worth
$2,(100 will be provided during the coming
The number of permanent teiebers will
JfcaTScnd for a Catalogue.
P. M. lUen.KTT.
Maryville, Tenn., 1'ie.sident.
' June 80,1 874. 12m.
bw wmm INSTITUTE
Fall B:'f!n begins Rept. 7, 1874, and
eontinueH twenty weeks.
Primary pupils, i r session,
. . $ 7 no
. . 8 50
Advanced ' () (III
Find and Incidentals " 1 (in
Half pnyable In ndvanee and the remain
der at the ( lose of the session. Uills Uiim-1-lled
when due w ill be considered on inter
est, N deilmtloti for lost time except pro
traded ilhV? of the pupil.
S. Z. Siry, Priijripul.
THE PARADE WITHOUT. A PARALELL.
DAILY AT 1 3?, TIIE FOR LIFE,
Wonderful Ascension Feat ; a yound lady ascends a single wire TWO 1IUNDUKD FEET IN MID-AIR f
Fkee to all. , , ., T. . .,, i . f -i i-i -i
This monster establishment travels entirely and exclusively by rad. Its immensity id admit of its evnlutnrf
only at the larger towns. Arrangements have been made with Railroads ti carry visitors 1o tho "Urea., uliow at
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To al! tha Tento, SI.OO. Children under n'nc, GO Cor.ts.
Three Exhibitions daily, at 10 A. U, and at I and 7 V. M.
Circus commences one hour later.
8' Mind tho day an 1 date. MVce a nolo of it. Nopostp raennnt. Rjnini!)er tho n uno. No do'ay.
trif Nj chan"o. Positively exhibits on the d iy advertise , RAIN on S1IIX!4. j-;a
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