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R. V. THOMAS, EDITOR,
J. B. Bm.f.TT. ' J. A. GRANT.
ri'm.witBiM aid ruoHiimnin-t.
Tcrmn Jhrce Dolton prr annum In adtvmte.
....JUXE 5, 1808.
In nnt lHpation of the action of the
2?ew York Convention, It is not mm-
ual to see, lu Northern Democratic
i papers, the brottd ground taken that
defeat, In Koreiulxf, will bo profcrn
' blc to a victory thnt fulls short of the
popular endorsement of the browlest
principles of Democracy represented
' l-y the storrtpst advocates of three
principles. The cry of " t w hole loaf,
. or no bread" may be vastly patriotic
In those whoe friwichiweg arc not vi
olated and who political necks are
i not yet under the heel of theKizzurri-
footed negro. But mich Hhouldncith
. it be the feeling nr the policy of flic
fionth, whose first prayer hIiouM be
' for deliverance from combined Itadl-
cal and Ethiopian bondage. Thltibc
: ixig acconipllMlied, the w ay Is made
easy forthe adoption of audi measures
as the wisdom acquired by experience
Mid the exigencies of the times may
suggest for the restoralioiiTliid perma
nent Heeurity of the rights and privi
. leges now completely broken down
In one section, and immediately en
dangered in the other.
. . Situated as arc the people of the
. South, in pressing need of relief, if it
,-be only partial, we can not but feel
that half a loaf is better than no
bread. Partial relief, If prompt, will
bring life and hope to tlio Southern
people; but defeat will be ruin In all
; Its forms, pilltical, social and coin-
merelal. In hui.1i a crltda, the cry
- from ns, that m will have no candi
date but Pendleton, and no platform
' without his plan of paying the iia
. tional debt, might pass for proof of
. truo. grit, but, In our opinion, would
lieofthe sort that distinguished the
Iwo-ycar-old that fought the loeomo
The doctrine of availability, we
know, Is scouted as cowardly und un
wise. True political wisdom consists
.in seizing, at the right moment, upon
the right means for the accomplish
ment of a just end, and the statesman
who, amid t!io stoim of revolution,
should refuse to save a portion of the
wreck because his til le once was good
to tlio whole, would be esteemed
neither brave imr wise. Vv'isdom Is
an abstract idea is without form and
void, until made visible in the effects
of the fortunate adaptation of means
to ends. It may never be wise to sac
rifice principles, still it can never be
unwise to compromise men und meas
ures, when by so doing the uplifted
arm of tlesnulNm can be n.n-alvzort
and the fundamental principle,- of
liberty secured against the inroads of
It Is apparent to all ju,l un-.ldispas-Kiouate
minds, that the continued su
premacy of Radicalism in equivalent
to national ruin. The government
can not survive four years more of
Radical usuvpat ion, and nothing short
of the overthrow of Unit parly can
tuvo Hie country from financial, po
litical and in r;il ruin. And if, with'
liberty, honor and prosperity hanging
upon ihu Issue of the canvass, the
DcinieriiU are not patriotic and nn
e'ilh enough to yield mere personal
preference and pulpono favorite
in.v.-niivs for the sakcof harmony and
unify of action in so great a cause,
they arc little levs culpable thiin the
parly of de,tmetivcs-to fall to pre
vent wrong i to coiuiuit uivng, and
every st-UHi mid discontented Demo
crat Is an ally of the Radical party,
to the extent of his personal influence.
Tin-nominee of (iieOuivciiiionslioidd
ne mo mst elioh-e of every friend to
the country. -We intend to shape our
course by these consideration-", and
believing that the Democrats of the
North have the battle to light, insist
upon their right to clioon their own
leader and their own ground.
Col .M Y Mi:i:riN(i. The meeting
vn Moii lay to appoint delegates to
(lie Slate Convention m o tin (-.-iriie-t
ami hai tuoiuoiis ono, Spi-ivliot were
made by (!. A. Henry, J. K. D.iiley,
.1. (J. lloriiberger, Wm. A. (iunrlc'i,
and C. U. Smith, nil of which were
in the right spirit -prudent, patriot
ic and zealous fur the right. The
ilch-gates will go up uuinslructed,
and we hope the Con vent ton will, by
IN w ImIoio, relied credit on the :.ito
ind pave the way fur the restoration
of its violated h.ni ii-aii 1 br.ikcn pros
perity. TiifcChlo.-uro Conv; titi.ui, us nearly
lis possible, Used Up a blank ticket,
d.mhtlcss with Intent to in -crlhe upon
I', from lime (o time, v. h.ilever doe
li'inej Ihe clinirniijr lortbues of the
p.itly iiiny dii-t.th
Wll'ii-lt p;!ll!, in
The pl.it form Is
tit.- .-.ith l.-riiv.lly,
but its i .iiit of ili.- 'Iti'-tivc f 'Silure- is
lik-lV to .l-:t l'.,. rup,l clf the
Wendell Pbiiiips -1 1 1 j, niili.tt v.is.
ive ctiniiiii'j . l!l
i:ir w the I
vivo ivnie I'linil
I -re of t'.ie I'. kU-
(Skx. (iltAN v'.i lei of a -.-i-nt.ir.c."
dU-play.4 more slnvw lnosi t J i :i it v. e
(save him civdii for. lie ihhiks the
PiVfidt'tit uu;,dit to have no pu'd.-y,
-iin..!y i.,,.n, v. be i(;;;i:if i m u'--.
"n i-iii ti.rh to .-.i.p.. a p-ul.-y in iu--
ltd iln e v lib liie ii It of mil- ili-ti-l'.tlK:i
And bo l.;.ids bini-t-if to
-.'"y o..l tlic w'.W el' t!ie peip!L- li-.
.IUm- i! iiiteUii- t , tli.- K.id'av.l idea,
th.tl Hie f.-ll;itit;loii laii ad :,itdlilol
1 IVI i-i lilt-only l.iw of I ti i t olliiti v
th:i; f'l-ui! I I t. oK-.vt 1,
m.ilt Is e.itiiihiM Jof li.ui:r.i
i' l.tf m ui ii,- iault'i as itn' i -t-J iii-,- uf
w ll. 1111 wo Mint nut iv.i.li-n ton. ul
Gen. IIawley, in announcing to
Grunt his nomination, said: "W
mean to nvike it a solemn practical
reality in tho United Status that nil
men are created equal, Ac., &c." It
Is as natural for a Radical to lie res for
a dog to bark, and IIawley knew
when ho tittered the foregoing' Unit it
Is the settled purpose of his party to
deprive of their equal rights the
whiUwof the Hunt h, and ntnk them,
politically,, below the negro. And
yet w ith this purpose well nigh ac
complished, lie has the brazen impu
dence to tell tho country that the
luiaicais have undertaken ns a solemn
duty, to make all men equal, regard
less of the decrees of Omnipotence,
the conventionalities of civilized so
clcly and the Incidents and Occidents
of natural laws. The conoeitod find
and arrogant knaves think all things
possible with them. Tho born idiot
and distorted dwarf they can make
equal to tho most gigantic intellect
and most perfect In physical propor
tions. The misfortune attending the
display of their supernatural powers
Is that they can devise no better mode
of bringing about equality among
men than that of dragging them all
down to the same dead level of Intel
lectual obtuscness and moral de
pravity. When the christian philosopher be
comes the worshijipcr of the buivUy-.
Idols of Ethiopia, the Intellectual
stateman stoops to bo tlio sordid seek
er of equality with negroes, for ne
gro votes, and offices dishonored in
tho getting; when female purity
ceases to recoil from the horrid beast
liness of miscegenations; when the
Saxon maiden offers her beauty as the
lawful prize of the thick-lipped Ethi
opian wooer, and feels no shame In
the foul pollution, then may IIawley
exult over the triumph of his party
in achieving the equality of the races.
Till then It will never bo accomplish
ed, and before then IIawley and his
base accomplices will have filled the
space made vacant by the late vol
canic eruptions in the .Sandwich Is
lands. Tun Radicals brought on tho war
by their lawless cry against slavery ;
they prosecuted the war by dement
ing the Northern masses on tho same
subject the negro has been their po
litical stock intrude from the origin
of the party to the present hour, yet
we look In vain, in (he Chicago Con
vention platform for tlio word negro,
and the allusion to him is the declar
ation that the loyal (States have the
right to regulate suffrage for them
selves and, by inference, that Con
gress has the right to regulate it for
the disloyul States.
Tho failure of impeachment and
the democratic victories, all over the
North, have evidently frightened the
brave usurpers, and induced them to
give the cold shoulder to the agents
of their Kucc;-y and props of their
ill-used power. Tiicy will sacrifice
tlie negro sooner than let him over
throw their supremacy, and .since
they aro beginning to sec that they
have thrust the negro in the face of
I lie people unt il he has become offen
sive, it will cut them no ell'ort to
drop him to crush him, if need be,
rather than tolerate him as mi oli-
staelu to future success. The poor
darkic will soon have played his
trump card in American politic, and
lie an I his gambling political leaders
will shave a common laic contempt
ond powerless obscurity.
CORK E S T 0 X D E N C S .
IToi.m rs C'or.viv, Miss., May 2!).
Di:au CnnoNicr.E : No correspon
dent's situation and surroundings are
so unprolillc of matter interesting for
newspaper discussion as my own, and
I should not undertake Ihis to you
but in fullllhuen-t of my promi-e. and
somewhat too out of regard to such
pleasant memories as are, and ever
will be associated with your columns.
I am living ten miles from any
t nvn, amongst a country people who
if they know or care anything forthe
current events that are so seriously
shaping the destinies of their own
section os well as of tho Republic at
large, am too busily engaged in wrest
ling with mother cal (li for tho where
withal to cu-tain life, to Indulge hi
their discussion. Hence, I know
nothing of a local character that
would interest your readers save per
haps the condition of our crops.
Amongst tlic larger planters In this
ottnty (hoaereaire of cotton Is much
less this year than la-t, n fact not due
no much to v. i-.ilcm learned of the
pal as to inul-ilily to nblain the sup.
plies rcipdsite f.,r its extensive eulli-
:Mion. P.ul the planters, both large
and small, of my vicinity have sown
much larger crops of orn thl season
llii'tl usual, as also of peas and pota
toes. If the season Is as propitious
throughout as it has been ami Is now,
the yiel.l of ptoi -Uinn for li ith man
tin I be.i-t, in ibis county, with theex-
' ceptlonof mi nt, will moret'uan meet
'its wants for a year to come, a thing
that has, I ween, m-1iIoiii happened
In ll history U-fote. lt is iiiip.i-.ible
to raise ho"s 1, ere, t-r ta.ieh stock of
any kind, alter the method adopted
in this county of allowing them (o
eie-io-tiro-i as Uu-v should be
lanywbciv, Moek could b, at ,,k j
; fully lai-e l hero as in nnv locality i
where iieisr.ie can dejireda te with Ini-1
i pun ty from the biw. Some wheat .
i has been mivn nnd mu-ii more would j
have b.icii planit-d but for the Inalul-
htv of the people to obtain m,i.
,, ,, ii. . I
. it would be li.u-.l to convey to tin,
IVI it ' 1 1 1 4 ui ili cnuiuiuuil y, compara
1 s w 1 t-i inn- n nun ,n I 1 ttl t, ii 1 ifi 1 1 1( 1
,.,..,.U..M . ... 1.1 .1.,,,.. ... -
ns that iiroum) 1
, t i:!t.i. , mi 1 1 11 .1 til lilt- eiuii7 t
I v. tiii-n uu1 jiovt'i-iy hii-ii-Koii Linnii ix
. nf tin- S..1UI1 nro fit.-dl in onlr to ;
i-iiltivute their HoIiN. .Willi tlie in
i.- ';i-.-' .. 1 ., . !
ruor ciiroful and
' I'll ilMMlf l .llliill tltul
iptroaupUii cf a lunr
well-ordered farming than the slat
ternly, slovenly style that now ob
tains, the South will become, In time,
no matter what her political destinies
may be, the most flourishing agricul
tural people In the world." There Is no
clime or soil I have yet seen whose
capacities are more rich or varied.
The vaunted superiority of the mid
dle States over these In the growth of
cereals has orlglnater. in my opinion,
. . ... , , , -meeting cximnnniK tna object for which urawn.
only ftom their superior mode of cul- j lt lmU )iwn c'RHM,,.(iml urgeo ( The Radicals succeeded in electing
tiviltlng them. A proper selection, ee.wtty for a full organt.ition of the oppo- 'Bowen mayor by fraud. A number
preparation and tillage of the soil union to Undicuiisiu iu tin state to co-op-1 f educated negroes voted the Con
here has Yielded fifty bushels of wheat orata wl,h the t,"""'riy of tho Km-tn in servati ve ticket, nnd were set on by n
- v j fen 1. .... , .. . . tllnli mill... OI.,l:Yt..l... . . & .1 i
to the acre, and would, I am couli-1 - H. wtm followed by Col. J. k. Bain-y, Oen. I the police. . (It early every soldier sta
dcut, show a like larger product of i J. o. liomhemor, Major a. a. Henry. amC ',,,u-'d here Potcrt '-Crihservative, a
tlin (il.bcr nnreaU over tlinsn nf murn
Improved plantations continue to,
l .offered hero at figures that would I
scarcely command tho unhewn acres
of western wlhls, nnd find no pur
chaser. This apathy of capital to the
extraordinary inducements of south
em lands at this time Is something
astonishing to me. However may
terminate the problem of the recon
struction of our social, industrial and
political interests, which the carpet
baggers are so busily gnawing at,
there are ducats, my dear Chronicle,
and many qf them, in purchasing Im
proved plantations along the line of
railroads and navigable streams, and
accessible to nil the appliances of
commerce and civilization, at like fig
ures with wildernesses yet untrodden.
Should cotton remain at the same
figures as now, by the coming harvest
tho South, like the sick man of scrip
ture, would take up its bed and walk.
The capital which the growing crop
would bring to the South at present
figures, would swell its flattened
purses, and hearts, too, amazingly.
It would enable; her farmers to begin
their next year's operations, with
something like adequate facilities,
and these once attained, southern ag
riculture would march on to those
brilliant results its climate and soil so
certainly include, and this too In spite
of political misrule. A good crop and
good prices this year, would at once
largely appreciate the present song
figures of land, and too late excite tho
regrets of timid or indifferent capital
ists. Such a crop would also go far
towards restoring the proper and nor
mal relations between owners of the
soil and its tenants or laborers, which
have hero been dissipated, not more
by the desperate and unscrupulous
elforts of the Radical party against
them, than by the extreme lmpecu.
niosilyof the landowners. 'With the
means in their hands to control these
lands and shape the operations there
on as desired, not nil the efforts of all
the most desperate and tyrannous
agencies on earth could long keep the
negroes unpliublo to such appliances
as could be exerted upon them. I pro
diet the day will yet come, when the
North will regret, far more bitterly
than the South has, the vindictive
addition of four millions of voters she
lias forced upon that section. The
poisoned chalice she has prepared for
a fallen foe will be commended to her
own lips, iu venom ranker with the
I think a greater demoralization of
Southern fidelity exists iu this State
than In Tennessee, though it is true
political apostoty here is in favor of
nosuch diabolical cl ique as the Brown
low f iction. Our Mississippi Radical
faction is of abominable material, nnd
x wouki say, uuw enouii lor any pur-1
I i , , .. i i.
poses, had I not felt and seen that
Urownlow und hii satellites liud
plucked out the deepest heart of Hell
and borne it lliimlns upon their stan
dards. Yet the rre.it muss of the peo
ple here, and every where In the South,
I think, spurn theso allurements of
tho pluntleror and carpet hugger to
Join him In tho pillule and oppres
sion of thi.-ir own nice und people.
I have just poru-ed tho deluils of
the scene in (he Semite peii(linr (he
votenpon theclevendi article and the
rre.-hli'nt'u ncrpjhtul thereon, nnd the
poslponemrnt of the vote upon the
remuinln;; articles until the 2(ith.
Tims, you wo, we are licre entirely
aloof from all (lie excid'nients, plcus
urahle oriiainful, eonsetpient upon the
fireat pulilic events of tlio dav.
Yon will know liy this time whether
the ISudicals have concluded to com-
pass the President's conviction hv the
further postponement of a verdict and i
the admission of new Senators. They
have indeed become impaled upon the
horns of a terrible dilemma. There!
Is destruction either in submission or
persistence. As (here seems less in
the former than in the latter, 1 pro-! refused to receive it. The House also
iii't thev will not attempt his convie-i ""enised to allow Kldiithro to of ler a
titrn by the ,h,ss,on of new Scna-j-;!
tors, and tiurefoie, believe they nunc Constitution.
to a verdict last Tuesday on all lliear- McClellan's name as Minister to
tides. No enemv could liave framed ! I".l-r,!' will be withdrawn during
of Hie lbidieal party with more dia- would not conilrni MeCIell'm.
holical iuitpiity iliau they themselves .(fen. (frant refused to issue orders
have done bv this procedure of Itn-1 "''cdience to tlio lladleal demand
peacl.ment. The fa-t that seven of ""i ., ''"fi ,llt0vK,t,I,li,',;s S1"
, , ,, iK-ie siiouiii not vote. Jinlco ( urter
their own Senators lounda verdict of.Kuu'iresfed tbei.iopositlon. (irantsaid
Ktillty so abhorrent to theiroalhs, and I -Indue Carter bad nothlnjr to do with
so full of future damnation us to sue-our issuing orders,
ee.v-l'ully resist ibe most tremendous; 1 have ll from jfond authority that
tiiiliiiu.e.s t coerce them into It, Chief Justice ( 'hase will tu-t wi":h (ho
sjieakt. such volumes for the atrocious Pemoeraile party in the I'resldeutlal
contempt of i he Constitution and of all campaign.
law implied in tl-.is impi achmeiit, as1 lVomiiient Democrats from differ-'
mu-d (muiciisfl.v damage the part v , ent fectioti will hold n i.o;tlcaj I cau-
ioumv uikco n upon inc country. t,,xl
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1 1 .v t. F" I-'auk to tii m IhaiofitArtr
KtatkC.n :vi-:ntix.- D.-le-ates.ifthe
""iteivnt eount ici tippointiil to attend
" 7, r k- ' , , " Lm'1'1 1,1
lime iex! r. I'L f
. i title next, mo infoimed that under
ihe nrr-inwinents m.ide xiitli ibe
.mil I t . 1...!
Ill I 1
wll! l-(t 11 .iiiircil to on Y ft til flirt
. , .
w " t
t i till; I'otlVi-llliuM-tlii.i
11 rei tilh-nto (,-lvfti l.y the
r necK.-tiiry uimn Mhieh
wjll tvi'l'il (t
cimii ni.111 nr
f'-.v will n-tniii !:sn- fne.
lii'liliM'liltlentK t'liii-ervnt ive ii.iner
. . .
ftr' l't'i nested tn jmlili.,h tho nhove.
'j. J). Waikkh,
t-f-'y. rTuoirtvUe Cent'J Cm.
DemocraMe Ca-unty Convention,
Pursuant to call, the Democrats of Mont
gomery county assembled at tho Court-
house in this city on Monday last, far tjui
purpose of appointing delegates to theBtate
Convention ot Nashville, on tlio 9th Hint.- j
On motion, Mr. T. J). U-onaid wan culled
to tha chair, and Clay Uufaai-u and W. A.j
(Solomon appointed Hocrctaries. ft
Jo eompllnneewltlin reiiitiiof lha Chair,
mun nnfl repeated cat's ft-onf the assembly;
1 Uuu-w Uuuriiar aiui addressed u
I Hintth, Ksq., all of whom hpjirttly en
I dorsed the objoet of tUumeotlng, and t-oun-
prior all who Aeaimd to wen white man's
government ro-esublihod throughout tlio
country nnd especially In Tennnssee. They
a-oro nil entirely willing that tho Demo
crats of tho North should select their own
inJTn usn enndiilnto for tho Presidency, and
ho would recelvo their warmest Mipport.
On motion, the Chairman appointed a
cominitte of five, consisting of Gen. W.
A. iuarles, Col. J. E. llallcy, Miij. . A.
Henry, Tr. JJ. I Thomas, and Oen. J. Ci
Homberger, to report a list of delegan-s
from thin county to theHtateConventlon at
Nashville.' . . i .
(in motion, Dr. t K. L. MeCnuley was
added to the com m It tee.
Tlio Committee reported as follows:
lMstrlct Vo. 1 O. W. Hampton, A. G.
Wilcox, a HoltliiH, c. Johnson, J. B. Killo
Ijiew, X. L. Ymiccy.
No. 21' A V Johnson, U P Ferguson,
Col. Ooodlcit, K Wlienx. J A Hollow.
No. KK H Kivio, T k' llenrv, It L John
sou. Ur. Dubncy, Cupt. W A Klllolt, U A
llogerii, W 11 Dimie, J P Itogors.
No. 4 Win overtcn, J 1) Kenilrlek, A S
Wood, A Woolen, T llerndun.
No. j J U.ilnco, U Grant, N L Northing
ton, T Kirby, J Aui-hcy.
No. 0 N U Dudley, J L Johnson, R P
Bowling, H M Dudley.
No. 7 f D lx-oourd. T F rcttus, W M
Shelton, H K Gold, W C Smith, i)r. II C
Wyutt, J W KdwanlH. J 11 Martin.
No. s T Oguuin, G P Allen, J it Halyard.
Q D Martin, lv Jtl Ogourn, W II JJijau, J
No. C Frinlerlck, Dr. Outlaw, Ed Og
biiin, Goo Hut law.
No. li-K L Wlllliuus, T Mnjor, J II l'at
rli k, Lewis Lowe.
No. ll-Dr. J IS Cronth, W TI Rudolph,
W Croiinh, E T swift, J Triivls.
No. 12 G A Ilen.-v. .1 G Ho
M Dutr, W A QuarhM, J C Ui ad, CG Sniith,
H M Doulc. t'luv UolH-rtfl. W A Molomou.
ur. inoiuuj, biiu-ui. rsuuiull, Jus uruni.
tt r ...j I M ii 1.. 1 i.' it ... I
an it aiiuiiiiii, J ' vtu'ivB A liouw, tl
K Hice, W M Duntel, J K Biillev, J O Koh
1ns, K VV lluiiiphic.VH, W A Pett'er, W
jiiiiman, v n jvenueuy, ix it tiuriun, J
JI JoliiiHon, I'olk Joliuson, J 1 Campbell
Caiil. Vnllbint. W H Moore, Pete Johnson,
J U West. J W Jones, Cupt. Crusman, 11 C
Merrltt, W It Bringliurst,: Jr., Dr. Liukln,
(J VV lieuuiiiout, Dr. l-iuloy, C MuElrov, '1
V Kina.Uryce wtewurt. H W Tomokins. A
K Kmttn, O C Breed, A 1) Sk-nrs, lir. 1 F
WriKlit .X D Hcott, itobcrt Meek, G B Fax
on, 11 r Don-is. J uo lirudley, J H li wln, C
M IJnltcr, M ll Clark, A Cnlilvell, W
Koaeh, W S Multeynolds, W C Ktirksdnle,
J J Uamlett.Q C Atkinson, J G M. Koin,
It II Wlliinms, C Jl Jones, J 1 Y V. Iilt
rtokl, S lIorgn J W Wlllli-iiis. n, F O
Anderson, Dr. It D Mtit!auley, 8 V Wright,
D KlucauiiDii, H V Johnson.
No. 14 G Weakley, J Humphreys.
No. I-D Urowu, II 11 Wilson, Dr. C E
No. Hi wU liaison, W Hurvey, T Bntson,
No. 17 T Orgaln, S E Riimey, Dr. B W
Fssery, W M nre iln, W It Thompson, G
X Abernatuy, G orgjlii, Dr. Gbolson, J T
No. 1S-N II Allen, M G Gholson, TIenry
I,vle, J 1 Duly, E II Dean, W sseurey, W S
No. Ill Dr. J II Marable. It If McFull,.
P li Williuinsou, H Eldrldgu, E Hewitt, J
No. at-H A Nosbltt, I D West, J T Nolen.
On motion, tho report of the committee
On motion, tho ClarksvIlleChronlclo and
tho Democratic papers of Nashville were
requested to publish the proceedings of this
tin motion, tho meeting adjourned.
T. D. LEONARD, tti'mn.
W. A. Solomon, '"
t e ii i: ail X i 1 1 1 c: .
Dentil of Ex-l'rcaitlciit Buchanan.
Washington, June 1. Ex-Presl-
dent Buchanan died at Wheatland
Hehulleld took the oath of Secretary
of War before tho Chief Justice this
morning. He repaired to tlio White
Mouse ami received nw commission
from the President wlio oceomnanicd
liim Ia llm W'fl t IClW.ii rinn 'P.....
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Bend handed over the keva of the
nr Ollice, archives, &c, to Oen
Bclioflel and thereupon Ucn. Kcho
Held announced he now assumed tho
duties of Secretary of War. This is
tlio llrst time tho President has been
in tho War Department since Stunton
captured it In January
Ktoneman, appointed Commander
or virKinta, is conservativo,
Jtoussouu, had tho refusal but de
clined it. lie will be assigned to a
command where the duties are more
Sehenck, Chairman of the Ways
anu means i.ommiueo, in his re
marks on tho tax bill, said ho favored
a reduction of the whiskey tax to 75
cents per gallon, western men ad
vocate tint Hiimo tax
IHltlrr to-iltiv introduced a bill to
indemnity ajruinst the prosecution of
nuenta or uio J reusury ot r rpeij men's
iiureuu lor oilicial acts. The devil
always takes cure of his friends.
Tlie Radicals are detenu hied tn re-
jject Juiljjx-lStanbery as Attorney Gen-
ci ui, 1 1 i were were on v il- "Trees ol in-
lum-v 1,1 tl,,,r actions, this, under the
K' "??ltt.!!" of t,ie case'
Mn i rump's resolution, (bat a
committee of Congress be Instructed
,,.), ol)lllil the hoy of tho l-'retich has-
m-islrn nna-h Kl, Jed Mini
ham and Xleast P.utler. and the Honsp
w ...,...,. .... l
irejeciioi, 'as' AlZyUvS l"
severely eri'.icizcd by ail .keent Kad-
Picitlen nsUted on l.iVr ,e L ini
Ibe Cabinet and he vb Ided to tbei
1 "solicitation. The lutterisl
r.jecii.,,,, as he
lieveil the Senate would no Ininreri
make war on Mm ' m,.,V.i , fl I1
r.ut- . 1 ....
1 F 1V '"If 'tJ Oil I lillrHi;t .
lit I inn in 14 Ifiirii (jiiint';. n
Setmtel.i - il - .yisiitir.thnr i-t.-n In tho
r-vult.t,,,,,. U N n i-mimsliion tfint
tlie fh-etorii vt.tci of Sunt horn Htoti'S
J"l"l It ' 'IIU11I 1 III li t!
ulmll I,.. ...... .,..,.1 1.. .1 .
Hon u..l. i . . 1...1. . 1 T ...
1-1 ii-iiiiiiini 11 iiv, fui-r 1
ufiii-i rnuii nil ve uii'i-
UIO oruillileil aer-arillinr to
roeoiiHtnietloii net,. The aininle
ug is that irtlir-y do not go'
Radical the purpose Is to execlude the
vote from the electoral college. - The
.wsoiuuon was referred to the Judiel
In the Reconstruction Committee
to-tlay, Stevens gave notice that he
Intended to pre thf proposition' to
divide Texas Into thrct! States,
It is said Mr. Pendleton has written
a letter declaring Unit whenever any
one shall receive mio vote tnolcithan
is cast ' for him In the' iH-mocratic
, yoavcuupu, Jua xnuuo shall Ui with-
n;i extremely aiSlllsicIUl to Urant
and his friends. ,
The first shipment of new wheat
was received at Memphis from Pano
la county, Miss,, Friday. It was
very fine, and has be n shipped to Bt.
Louis. The harvest has commenced
in Misslssljd and Arkansas.
Mnnufncturer and Dialer In '
Bridles, Harness, Collars and Pat
ent Bridle Bit,
At tho old stand of James Talt A Co., oppo-
site the Court House,
CLARKSVIIXF., TEN Jf.
I WOULD RFXPEf.TFUI.nV CALL TH1!
ntteution of my Irlen.ls nnd the public
generally to my stock nf Nnriillea. liar
"esy ete.. which In point of muterlnl,
woirfc insiilp and style, I acknow Indue, no
BupeTIor, and which i am determined to
Jell s low us the Niinieclintx of work can ha
bought In any market. I have also bought
the Right for Montgomery County, and am
prepared to furnish a .
which combines the principle of all Patent
Check Reins and other Kafelv Hits without
nny complicated arrangement. It Is the
only perfect Hnfety Bit ever Introduced.
It gives such nil advantage to the driver,
and he so completely oonl rots tho animal
that it Is Impossible for it to run awav or
kick; It Imnurtsthebcst nossiblo st vle.and
w i ne ih-si mi mr iirenitiug or training a
horse. This bit 111 bn ioi..v,,l in th. Kri.
idle nceompanylnz every net of Unggv or
itrriuge narness sola ny nie, ir desired.
CrII and examine tho stock JIM TAW
win snow you Tiirougn.
Respectfully, JOHX YOUNO.
Juno 5, '8-tjm . ,
M. C. PITMAN & CO.,
CLARKSVILLE - - TENNESSEE.
TY FREQUENT AND I.ATF. ATinr.
It lions to our stock wo have it again well
Having bought our goods under all tho
buyers wo ore
ottering our friends tlio benelll of our low
prices, wiucn will enable them to get fresh
Clothing and Furnishing Goods
for a Binall amount of money.
Mr. O. A. LAPitA.DE is with us, who likes
IW IUDV, 11 11S 11 11-11U n.
M. C. PITMAN & CO.
f is' it j'tir'.n
- -l f -?-7 : A
Call at the Cash Store for
Call at the Cash Store for
Call at the Cash Store for
Call at the Cash Store for
Boots and Shoes.
Call at the One Price Store
and save money.
Call at the One Pri;o Store
Call at the One Price Store
Call at the One Price Store
Call at Coulter & Hill-
man's if you want a bargain
in Carpetings and Curtain
Call at Coulter & Hill,
man's when in want of any
article, and you will then
sec tho benefits of trading in
THK CASH ONE PRICE STORE!
Remember thoy have JUSt
rCCOlved a WCW Stock of
Goods for the Summer trade.
.inn .v isi.f
To Whom It mil? ((nicirn.
KF NOTIi'F IN Til II'TV 1VVS
1 fro!,', dale 1 Vhnll ,,trJiuJl Uu-!
barne J AM is ivi a 11 is, ut the nuiilie M'liuii '
at ihe l ily ol I lii,Uviliu, Mniitnonicry i
- -i-r. . . .i- ..1. .. . .. .. .:
, .. ,.. , m
'lllilv. itiin.. oil ui touiiL of ehai s ui-- 1
t II, ,l,f MI-tTl I UK I UU Itltlllt', II ll-l BII-'UIU ; it
"). surplus uaieiiwiu m wi lull Sam 1
"""" ,vu,Br,ur M,v ViTi'!;', at.t-tt
f it ' -
IU L XJil :,V ,'lU.J
ji'fl o r
CITi; DRJG STORE.
TIIO'. . FINLEY,
ON FRANKLIN STREET,
' '" ' - - ' 4 ' ' ' " " ' '" '"
F.F.Pa, AT ALL TIMES, A LARGE
IV and varied assortment of
v..rj-..ii .'I v.WH ,
i -y i ui i I
,f.-t T'.at mr
f (."' 1 1 - - . i i i j r : i I f
All Medicines kept are War
ranted Pure and Fresh !
T J do not deem lt neceslivry io patlctilar
lr articles, bat the pnbllo will And all they
may wont, at any time. ,
Is still under tho supervision of Mr. L. R.
COOPER, who Is well known as a careful
and accurate compounder of medloines.
Prescriptions filled promptly day or night.
June 5, 18W-tr
Clmnoery Kale -
0F I0WN XOH IN iLAKKBTILLE.
Martini Oupton vs. 11. T. Gupton et nls.
Purwint. to orUr of the Chnncorr Court
St Aslilfuid, 'heaihm rotintv, Tenn., in
tills ennsp, nt 10 o'clorlt, WortnVudnv, Juno
17th, on the premise, I will expose 'for milt!
to the higlicKt bidder, the lnnu of the Into
Abncr Ouiitnn, in Cltirkuvllln, bonmled by
Uoiiiineree, Union and Market Htrnets on
Hin Mtleo. sinl y th Innd of Elliott on
the west. 'In hind la on the main thnr
ouglifiHK t j the river mid the rallrond
frelRht depot and near both nn well an tilt
ublio aquare. lt )i HiiliiUvlded into lots,
he pint may he wen nt my ollloe.
Ti.KMd. uiie-loiutii caali, the balnncson
a credit of 6, 12, IS and 24 months wllh In
terest from Uute. Notes wltu surety re
quired uiitl a lien retained.
T. W. KINO,
June 6, '8R-2w Kpeclnl Commlsaioner.
SIIENT ' I " F AMI IT
W;ll stitch, hem, fell, tuck,
Orrd, Hind, Jtruiif. iiuitt olid Embroi
der beautifully. It will, with tlio flnest
needle nnd tlirend.run from perfect work
on the llnest Nnnsook, OTer the hem-li-st
beaver etoth and eowhide, with nochuuyu
of needle, threud or tension. -
WILLCOXit GIBiiS SEHI.NC MACHINE
will nscennrxo cotton, linen, ntlknnd twine.
It run enler, fater and stiller than hiiv
other machine. It forms a Hut, even and
elastic Benin, dlfleriiiK from every other
stieli, each loop being twisted by means of
and drawing the twist Into the Roods, thus
(securely fastening every sllch, so that the
senm will hear to bo cut nt frequent Inter
vals, and In that case even, the seam Is
warrnntud not to rip In weur, and under all
cireuiiiHtiinces to "survive the waithtuu."
A 1'ntented llevlee prevents the possibil
ity of ilia inaeliino Im-Iiik run in the wrong
direction, or tlic balnnco wheel ever war
ing or ttuichiiiH the dress, lly auothor ju
gouious l'utent iinprovomeHt., - -
The Needlo rnnnot be Set Wronir.
Tbns avoiding th jxrent trouble of other
miichin'-t. lu tins It Is so oflty that a child
miiysi tn In theitiuk with ilnerrlng cur
lectuotis every liiiio, . , . .
XQ BItlZAKIXa OF NEEDLES.
The blade of the needle Is hs thnn ot
Inch long, nnd is tstmlglit. It is loss tliim
huif the length of other inaeliino needles,
ninny of whieli nn eurveil, therefure moic
eusily bentor broken a great souroe of uu
noj anee, expense und trouble.
The llcmmcr and Fuller can never
be get wrong.
Anv ono mnv orllust thnm In the dnrV
The horn in:iy bo ot any width. No other
n em me l- or lellor Is like this. It turns the
hem on tin-light orunderMik'.ar. you want,
IT WILL NOT PROP BTITCHESt
As the needle Isalwnysset right, the blade
short und straight it uoa not vllmiui, like
ivnum ujies. , . , , - I - ' '
WILLC0X & GIBBS SEWIXG JIACIIIXE
Is run hyitenra nt00O itltchos ner min
ute other inuchlnes only at 4Kb to 12u0 Willi
They are manufactured with
Hence each pnrt Is Intercliangenble, ond
can be readily replaced in case of accident.
THEY WILL NOT GET OUT OF OltDEH.
We hav known it intimately for aeveral
years, and uo far n we know, not one in
family use li:ui cvrr coil a illmc to repair, or
ever been out of order nt all. They will Inst
a ccnerunon. 11 liroiiei-iv cared lur. .Nonoinf
WULCOX & GIBBS KKHIVG MiCIIINE
works nt an instant s notloe. and never
stops "unaccountably. is tit one operator
in fen on the Wlllcox & Oibbs will bn-ak a
needle or drop usUlcliln ayear. Tlie Will
cox A Oibbs In the luiniliof nny ono, knows
no "sklos." "drons." liimos" or i-iiiInmk."
Tho roundness, evenucMs, duiublllty uuJ
beuutyof Its stitch
WERE NEVER EQUALED.
Its rnpldity. ahsolnto stillness, ease of
motion, inn Towness and neatness of its
HEM ami FELL were NKVt-.il AF-"
I'KuACHF.D by any other muehlnc.
T he liri-NH ulij versall v iiniiioiincn this the
beat lumlly sowiim niuchiuo lu liia world.
JUKJTH U'.IJVTEB. j
Agents for other ft rst-clnss mnchlnes. who
take tho M'lUC-ix Si UIIiIm in nilililion to
theirs, make our most successful uud beat
Agents. Try It.
Terms to agents, descriptive circular and
specimen oi work, sent fico by mail.
For full particulars address
ADAMS A CO.,
Lock Ilox No. 11, Uurksvllle.Tenik
Sample Machine cn be setn nt Vaughn
A Wright's H.itllery und Harness ftliopund
P. II. I'oiier's Furiiitui-o btore, Fraukliu
Muy 20, !NiS-U i'
GOOD NEWS FOR THE SICK!
DK. DI0X SWIFT'S
An lutoraal tail External Medioiut.
' '".nr: jioi.i ha, fiioi.FnA
VI 3lol lllls. 11 Hl-rhfl-ii. Hlii.iflv Vlntr Itw.i.i.
- - ' J 1 ..t-t-ni- nt.-11,111 r.iiiiiiiie 1,1 a iiuiiui 1 ;
loollniche lu 1 miiiuioi Neurulglu 111 w lul-i-utes;
Miiiili, in -jo inlmitin; KnieTlirnai In
lu nilnuiesi I'ulic or Ciaiiip in 4 minutes;
Klii uinatiMii lu Idny; Fever and Ague In
1 day ; llud Coughs und lullh in 1 day.
A libi nil ilivtinnt to di alers lu pstent
up lli ili. . 1 all iiml exuiiilau for youiaUl.
tut suit-at l hoiesale und Hetalf hv
l.l lliON mtus. & c'o.,
e refer to t. Jt. niivj-.-!,. tti.. of Nt:w
rrovuleiice, who liii uti-tl it unci found re-ili-f
ti 0111 lit est-.
May i'J, 'wt . "
It M D TH I x I
VOPNTT.FMAV NOW KFrriVO
Hun-on l-rauklln street oilers lor snle
hi can-fully arloelvd stock of gmsls and
the builiiiiiK can Ih hud im a in.i .i v.
-ii .. " ii.. . . . .
lie concern Is in unn.1 hii.n.li.n. -iii. .. 1 1
e..ii-i ,s in g.n
Mt.ll-M, i ot.ii.- , mm in llltllll. H B1h 1
nig uuiiii s. 1-1111sc4-.l1. r untie! nai
ulurs can be bud by lii'iulrlng of
M w TI if M mi lr m
who have iiksiJ it can bo perauoded to nsO!1Pr. 1.117. cover ttlfJHT ft" Kl'ifIC .f.Vl
rUf ktvlllo, St.j- :, ' iw. '
- s- l " ;
I J V I I I
I i - t-i
TIIEBEST " '
in;,' no'lSi:,- h.;-; pt:,!f t ,(n . t
WSim SEED SEPARATOR
'" . , . i
THREEMACHiHES IH ONE
We Challenge the World to
.'.. ' " . .
Produce Its . Equal I
It is Compact nnd Simple lit Construc
tion, while for the Rapldltjr
' nnd 'Vsrlcty of its '
.Work " H, is
U N R I V A L E D 1
amis MACHINE WILL CLEAN AND
rroin ftmnt, Chent, Coektf.Wtuhteil, urolten
and shriveled grains, nnd other impurities,
leaving tlvn KBIT Hkai.thy, n.l-MP AMI
ltuiiKHCT grains losow. Ew-rv intelligent
farmer knows lhead-untuge.of sowing
: ' ' .'- ; ; f . : ' . ; . I .
so thnt when ynu rnlson crop von will hffvo
VnTUlvu iir- rti-ni' t -it .... .1 -
ai V' I. . 4t U ,11. t. III. Ullll tTI I ,St I IIIUIll.
ly will raise three or lour Luheis more to
Tt cli-MM Wllniil fitr tnnrlrol HtfTHAf.T
ll-JWT;, snviug the siiimII gniinn. ll will I
cnau ironi 3i U to imihels of whtait per
(i vy, and cii-nm-r at one running through
than nny l-'au in (lie lunrkut.
llolenua Uoru, OaU. ityo, Onrlev, Tlmo-
tliv I'lrtti.r 11. .1.111 1'li.V u.wl ll.,l.n..rln..
( ir'nsi Seeds'; ami if Clover nil 1 Timothy
ei-i-iisne niixeu it will separate lliein.
(iniln Deuiuis will give from twenty-ftve
to ttlty eenis more on the builu-1 for loul
Wheat cli-nncd on tliis l-'an.
Milium can save fnim one-thlnt to otie
hnlt' of the Ht nKEJVI.ViJ. which they
would nt hop-win i,ioil to their liogs, nnd
from which they inn mako good family
It, empties tho wheat dlroi-tlv Into the
half hiishe.1,, thereby avoiding the waste,
as well s the time and i.arok formerly un
avoidable In measuring up the grain.
The best Farmers, Millers, drain lienlera.
Machinists and lluslncss Meir pronounce
IbU Mill ti perfect sui-eess, ami' u valuable
inveniion wiucn nns umg in-en ueeceu.
Wo challenge the motif rlrli imA lhor.
aAtiittnr thUMtti-Jiiiie, anil o k alt cu-
terpilsliig -l ariners. Oialn Healers, m,
ohers interested In this kind of mnchlnery
to alio this
aca refill invest l.itloil. feeling sal Is Hod that
Its merit are far hvpeuioh to all other
The I .otters I'alent granted to
J. NEWTON WILUAMS; JR.,
qi in..i iiHnn.nu m. n,n.iH
t.VPOHTJjT 4l.tl.MH, thereby secui
I Ing 10 pHriles piirehusliiK Territory ait es-
elusive monopoly 111 lui vuiuuuiu luvvii
Energetic and Responsible Men
capable of conducting a business of from
t."),iAHo.iO,Wu, to purchase 11 n interest In
tin uuciiluu. lo aucli porllus ho oiler .
and say ooinc and e us, and ano if o do
not convince you that yon cm 11 inako more
money ny a juitlulous invest incnl in liiind.
nng uu ie iiiuior- inun ill any other bus
luctbi, Tim Mills ure tuudv of
tood, Strong-, Xv Seanonrd Lnmber,
EVERY IlflllE W.IIllll.TED.
Prtoe of tha Fan at Iba Manufactory,
Wctviy I3lIniH I
Full T'lrsctlnns nocompnny each Mill,
hur Territory or Mills lu 'lomicwco, Ken
tuclo , uud lbs houiliein hiaUs. call ou ur
T. II. JONES & CO.,
4 Cor. Collfge I Church hi,,
(Opposlta Chamber ol Commerce,)
May 1, im it.
nf QHOOLi ."
SEAv AN EE MOUNTAIN.
riMTF. rKAN OF Til K SKWASK.R TMAIN
1 IN.H AKD DIVINITY KCIICXIL hi
made arraiiKetnenta In ihvIvo n lii.,n...i
numlxsr of- Academical vnpllsnf nil grnilen,
and, Willi the aid ol cnnipetent IiinIi uetors.
U) prepare thi-m ft.r any of the schools 01
wit- uiuvnrsiiy oi l ne (south.
Ji7uo''lirbtli"t3ira'lr ivTnx w"1 eommeiu-.
For terms, eto., address the
Hov. V. I KNIOIIT, . D.,
iriVJ?1,'11 riace, .-rankllu Co., Ton n.
May 22. iM-4-lw
ICE CREAM SALOON. -
rptlK VXIinimiGNEl) II AVE FITTJ-T
1 H) uiitl opened an Ice Crt-ani saloon
whvra a superior urtiele cap be had at al.
tiiiiua. I'm Ih am I r hiiiIII.. sunulied will
auyituaulity al short not tee.
' ' - 9 " AND -i
ICE CREAM SALOON.
T irto '. fti.v iiavr is HTonr. a
Xj large nnd varied assortment of
Com'cctloiicrlcs, Notions, etc.
' They hnve attnehed a HJtKKBfta their
estiibltsluneiili und having one of the Ui.-
Hukers In Hie West, tlu v lire prepnred ti
f nniumrivtotaora with eTerr OewrlpUon i
CAkiat and aiiKAJi, of thahmiqualltv. l'nr-
5iV, f tiiiiK" suiipiieii hi Hiiori nolle
i iiey iihvbJiUikI tin a iursaand I.
lie lHliencd to all who want It, flow early
luorli nil 10 o'cliK-k at night.
Our Conreetlouevles, l iikes, tlrend nnd Ici-
, wneri- i lie Atff f frttrm wl'
v isfti-van anu try t lu-in
May .S, iM-tr- ....
5r ESTABLISHED 1845!-
Jubbtr mn4 Intuit Umltr tn
. I I I.:. . . . ,
'..I till !
Gentlemen's Fufiisliing .Goods,,
KeFPB rONSTA'TLt.ON HAND ALC
articles necessary for a comploto outfit for
men nnd boy. The bulk of my t0ck Is
and as regards atylo. workmansliin and
price. Is iHimirimiMKl by any In h!i
narkrl. I will Ita l.-l at all timwti,
seeniy liiendsaiid nny wiio nmv ohaneeti,.
rive me n -ll, and will lake great pk-acuro
In showing them through the stock.
AI1 goods will bo Hold nt tho very
"Lowot Cuii Pi'iccm !
nnd nit girnrnrifecil' to glyo satisfaction t
R. E. Mrtl'LLtK If.
May 1, l08-tf
WHEELER & WILSON
, HAVE JFBT UK IN
Awarded tho Highest Pre
mium and only Gqld
At the Purls Exposition In France,
OVER EIGIITV-'nvo CCTirETITOKS !
wirv vw-,t- r, s ,,..1...
T f' TOOK TiTR FinT PRKMICM,
Ar """"T? or ? halr' ''"'"',
1 nlsl-.xpoMttliin.lnlsiii; allUnited
l-olrs and Mi-i-hunie Institutes; and nt 1)10
Kuropeaii Inlernatloiial Fulrs of Llus
KonlKsbiH-g, Hniilsie, Agrnm, Kreins, Dub
lin, MlelUii, L'aloguo anil W lamar.
It takoi the loi-k titlts li, Hew with a
Iti'volving llooU.lses no Shtitllo,
' has tko lilghuttt ipi'Pdr nnd
. ch, Iluis, FvIIk, Braid
. ; tordi and luft lu
the most beauti
300,000 Matt mmdt mm 4 Id I
MTAnn.VKTKU- THREE YEAUH.
Old Muchiiiea adjusted and Iiupruvwl.
Seud tbereultli Oue Jletul Hpool.
Call and examine, or uddresa
, r-N.v, hood,
' - . ' Frnnltlln He, I link ivlllo, Teun.
May 22, ltK8-ni J
RUSH TO THE RESCUE!
-vxrNTrtYME. ricxTnY urn-
.J ehiuiis, und all others desiring Clootls,
Wan s uud Men-haudtse, cau suvv from Sl
to Miier cent, by culling at tha -
Auction and Commission " Honsa
T. II. IIYMAN,
Houth aide of Publiij Bfinare, Hire doora
ausi (10111 thaNationaltluLtl.liiClurksvlil
It-nan. e. iui yyu Hod, a kood aa
Spring and Summer Drj Coodi.
(lotUlnir, Hoots, Shoes,
nruDTthlna nlaeyou want, at either a hole.
sale ui- it-lull.
Uvu l loigMi th name and f-luoa
T. II. IIVMIX, AlCTIOXEER,
6011th Hide Pnollr Rtfitiirr, ii floor
Kmt from National Uotrl, (lark
F. H. i will 1W1 salt every diweHplInn nf
nmperty lur Ailniiiilslniiors. fc.t-iiiois,
Trutis, Airi ntsaurt Fi-luie I'nriles. til lur
jon Hie tirl, iu tli clly or eouniry.
i May it;1, Wlf.