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vwi letter frcm tin rariMuntics f :ho - - . , Tiw: '
Voluntary eeataunicaiiois. eonUdainelzitr4
K or ImpwtaBt nrssi, M:ited frsm .oy iimrtw.
si lattsrs from tin rarletH counties f :ho
-tateespeeiitllr desired.
4H CfHBmHfiieUoiwaoaM be addressed tethe
JMIteni ef the Uxiex and Amibioix."
TUESDAY, XOVK3IBR 0, 1880.
THE NEWS.
A Southern Bspti't prrschor, named Vrkk,
was arrested on Saturday, in Kertesville. Chris
tian county, Mo for preaching without taking
tbo test oath.
Johk J. Wise, of Norfolk. Va., a brother of
tbo ex-Governor, died last week.
t-No further application for spaee in the Park
Universal Exposition of 1887. can be received, ti
the room altoUed to the United States H mere
than fall, and the great catalogue of the aeeepCed
products of eaeh nation U being printed by the
Imperial Commission.
Advises from Indianola, Texiw, to October 2t,
earn up the amount of eottsu dripped to the 1st
of September, at 9.600 Wlw. acaliM 35.088 bale
InlSW. The InlUnla 7W thinks that will
chew the prabaUe per centstre of the Texas erop
IhU year.
The Parte orriomist of the Tjsmden 7W
raw XiroLsoK frequeatlr at BiarrHc. and nyt
that far at appearaneas eft, bit health woe ex
oeilesiU Ha was, whenever the weather permitted
eaettntiMr taking loos wallci or drirri in the
environ ef iMrfilt and li&yoMNe. au.l svuie
timH walked hU three or ftmr utile without
Theaeeete of the Curernwesl in Virginia are
taking the senses f the nesro population. The
fsHewlnc fcets are obtained. viuTfae name, eolor.
WHeuier Mack, maiatto, quadroon or octoroon
MX. states cm 1st- of January, 181, t. c. whether
sfarc-erfree, Mwe of former owner, whether resi
t r nett-resiiient ef the State, whether eoiti-
leee Htherer or mechanic, present oeeupation.
whether aMe to rea4 or not, condition as to ability
to take sure f themselves, and the estimate value
ei propertr and money.
On Tuawlay a drove of one tbsusatxl hei
rawed into Virslnia, over the ebaia Wri4e at
WoMincton. They were driven frinn the West'
and wW be diepwed of in the State of Virginia
for the ptHrtoe ef utoekine the farms of those t!io
were deprived f their Hoek durine the war efthe
rebel liefi.
A term of the United State Itittriet Court
liM eumaieneed at Xorfrvlk. and one week
frHM Monday next at Kiehiaend. Although
there 1bm rVI neem to be the fliehtMt prospect
of Mr. Datm being tried, bin eountel. in the per
tmn of Wii.i.um Ii, Hr.KD, i on hand at Itiehmund
alrendy.
den. 1)HJ Tayi-ob. .brother-in-law of Jkkk.
I)aVM, report that Mr. D avis' health isitillon
thedafilne. He has no hope of a release from
oaafiminunt, or an early trial.
It if H4rtuoiI that (iovenior Cox, of Ohio,
wtH awMnt the but Thursday in Xovomber tbo
daydettHa!ed by l'reUlentJ(iil.vwK forTliankt;
a4viBC Da-,
Tlie Ohio 1'ttrmrr myt: "In most part of
OMe the apple crop ii a (rood one. From Hieh
land and that portion of the State. In rue Iota are
betnc thippwl Kmt." TheZaue?ville Timet says
that "the ytet.1 f uppleii this itoawn is by far tbo
nft knttwii for yaars."
.Vwtrly two thoncanA t!ennan leave Rurope
wry wk fer the United States, in the Urewen
awl Hamburg steamer. A esuipany is entnb
ihaked at OnpBhaati toeneouruce iheemhrrntion
uf OaiHti, KerweaiaiM anilSwile to the United
Stair.
-The rinJerpeHhae intsiii broken out in the
prsHrinent of Frieeland ami (IroHlReefl, in IIul
lntMj 0a me farm twenty-eiRht hearts were at
taskwJ, of nhieh five died ami the reuiuinder
were 4aHjhtereil. The most rtrimfetit luetuHires
are beitnr taken to prevent tbesprend of the dis
ease. A new journal, devoted to total iibetitiewo
ealled the Tmajtrrfurr Ar. hue been started in
OlrveloMti.
All but ,OX)mios of the Acrioultiiral Col
lege lands dftvoted to Ohio lias been sold.
The money order syeteoi.Mnce its establish
ment in bos peld the (lovcrnmeiit jurttfK)
Hrerxpene. The syvtem in Knglaud, where it
has loot; been tried, bos never iiid expettees. It
kthonaht, however, that it will eventual'- be-
iiiio fM4tahla hero.
The death of Senator WniOHr. of New Jer
sey, ereatee a vaeanoy to bo filled by the Gover
nor. Hen. ti. T. Fm.l!OHCWRS. the Hndieal At
torney (ienernl. it it said will be appointed.
Chief Justiee Otttar. is siek with neuralin.
A severe snow storm is reported Wtween Itn-
verand Salt Lake. The snow was two feel dwp.
TeniiM fer HalmkiVm Overland Kxtraw Otmpa
ny bod seventy-six mules froien to dntth.
The eholecn hat disappeared from San Atito
nV, Tioii.HlWiMrryiiir off four hundred of the
inhabitant.
-fctettdlnc own in the lehl it selling at twenty
eenit per bo-bcl in the vieinlty of Milton. In
diana. The lmekwheat erop in KeW Jersey is tbo
larnest that hat been galhere.1 for a number ef
year.
ntnlnn. ICeotoeky. Twmesecc. awl Mhsoun
imy thW year an internal revenSe tax of $19,180.
ti liiboeso.
The mm&ml value of the Cuthnlic prHirty in
rkilalelbi exempt from taxation. ! em
Imiewl in thirty-two churches ami hostdtol, is
im.m.
.Mrs. 1'ahks. of .Vow Orlenti". died, on lward
tint rtoemer Mmrf,H her lastdownwanl trip,
Hwr remains were taken South in eiiarac of her
nesmew.J.O. Nl Hsi.. of the New Orleans
CViusw. nnd on hit arrival b loarne.1 that an
unele, aunt and tern enneiHS. who were on their
y Immo fiom New York, were amomc the pas
erwWo went down with the Ktit &r,
wMiwaoether eoosin batl just dtel of eewfestion
of.thebratB-makiiMcrfx d oaths ef near reiaHves
within the sjiaee of ten days.
lHshop HtM-KiNS. o.f Vermont, sailed from
Baetan for New Orleans, on Saturday. He Is to
presWeat the eotiseeration or ilev. J. 1. U. Wli.
mrkos Hiilioti of IMiisiaiia. next Monday: ami
will then preeeed to Iuisville.to(neeernle Her.
Ir. Ouuuiss as Assistant Uislinp of Kentucky.
J. AVahW Kkk-comh, lite writer. who recent
ly atwl at IlurliMlon. New Jeisey. was the oh(ik
est male descendant of tletMral JoaiSfM Warhks,
and hVt wWew is tlie lat female deseei dant of
Kaewn Williavr.
TWpplt of MadlsoB county. Ala., is
eMtHwteti at over .m.
Major Oenaral Cumws 11. formerly
commaiMllne in Tennee-ee. an w of the
l'reedman't linreaw. who was removed Uy l'rwi
dent JsHMWJ, has Ihwoiho a resident of New
Ynrk ett. having aeHl t lott5n f Vise
I'reafcleat f she Matrepolllan Insnrance Com
pany. -0tMr BaxuLKTrK ef Kentucky, be ap-
pointed ThHreda,-. the SMh in-t.. as a
intH as a day w
Thanhsaivwsr.
Fifteen thomwml Indians are now on
the
war path.
In Hinds county. Mississippi, there were, in
1W. Uj- the census. Stavt ee-roc. ami by a con -,m
taken this year. lC,StW. Thb- shows a decrease
of a, tlx, beios: upwards of tweaty-four per cetit
upon theeensns of HM.
ItlJJItH'AI.
l MII.ITAltY
tirAttr mis.
iu;n-
lly an sjverislphl tlie orler of fleu. TnttM
as, "aniienelng that the llesMlqHartew of
thia Military DertMiwit woW be rewoveil
from Uiii rfly to IwUvllle, Ky., v the ftth
inat., was emitted frm thee celumna yes
terOay. In ivow givirtR jwUieity t this fact,
we ar free to nay that Cie. Tiiwmas Iioh
constantly, so far a we are informal, dis
almrfttsl the fuMCtioM of his ontwrnand with
fitWIty and to the fftawral intcrert. lie h
rvnt..iomtHl to "make a law Hto himself,"
bU Iks in hi own jurisdiction, coimawlel
with prudeneenml HMleratim, awl oMtide
ftf it bye4 with sempiismis re the w
dew of "hi HMperhH. In R"MR heweeto
Iulsv41le he iaWn the Utter, as it prt
cccd from an wlr of the War I)etartmct.
Wo tnirt that the eotMlHetn!" e.r itieM has
been Mieh as to iniire hii with reeiHtMl
refiect-
A TSNiKAS IX GwmwjIA. Mnjnr
GLvMrMBLi. Wam-ack, late r4ileMt of the
Bast Tennessee al Owwuia lUilroad, win
appointed aWmt a year Serwtelt
of the Western and Atlantic Itailroad (be
longing to the State) of Georgia. Tlie At
lanta liors contain hia first rcjwt, awl
tprnk in deservedly hiph ternw f his .very
wioecewful manaeoiHWit. The Governor, in
Ills Biesif;e to the Ift't4atre alni gives
him credit for great skill awl ability as a
railroad Man. He is undoubtedly one of
the m4 acootnt'lisrHxlaixl cdett railmsHl
tftanocers in the oounlry ; ami while e re
grot his kvtata our State, weoanwrt Init con
gratulate him on hia eminent swece in
Georgia.
Qor IL F. SiMKALU,of Wilkinson oon
ty, liiubeen ohn I'measor of Law in the
University of Mi)iwipiJ,at Oxford. Hcis
newa membor ef the State IgMatitrc, and
until lie assumes the tiuJiee of the station,
the Ghairftf Law will be filled by lien. L.
Q. GAR.
VOLUME XXXIII.
THE XATIOX.VI. n.f AXCES.
From an abstract of the forthcoming re
jmrt of the Secretary of the Treaaur, says
the lloM.au Commercial Bulletin, it apira
that Hie nationnl revenue, (for the first time
aince the teginntnj: of our civil war) for the
financial vear ending June 30, 180U, ex
oeedHl the cxpentlittirea by $37,C1,857 36.
DtirinR that vear, atao.the receipts from In
ternal Revenue, increased by $100,000,000
and from Ciiatonw, $90.000,000, a compared
with the preceding. The cash balance in
the Treasury, at tlie end of the year, was
130,069,815, again $S5S,309 on the 30th
of June, 1865. . .
Only fix month? previous to this footing
up, viz.: Bocemlier 351, 1SC5, instead of .i sur
plus, there existed n deficiency of wme
SC19,000,000; but during that year the ex
penses of the War Lteparimomwcre reuueeu
aoine $750,000,000, and of the lavy Depart
ment. SSO.000.000. For tlie Iat quarter,
the disbunsemenU of the former department
dwindled down to S13.000.000, against
$105,000,000 fur the first quarter.
Tims, with the Government expenses
rapidly reduced a result for which the
lii"licw't credit must be awarded to an honest
and economical administration and the
revenue largely augmented, the nation is
evidently fast annroachintr a satisfactory
solution of its great financial problem, lu
.... ,,p.. ..--1 i ' m
the public debt cu m.nate.1, have been wn-
j sou, wnen
siderublv ahead of current expenses, each
month leaving an increased balance tobeap
nlied to the mviuent of that debt. Since
that date, some" fourteen months, its redtio
lion has amounted, in round numbers, to
$184,000,000, leaving, a net balance, on the
lit of October, 18UU, or $,do,oju,yii oo.
Dunne the last two months this reduction
tins gone on at a very rapid pace, ucmg .,
. t o
410.10S for the month of August, and 922,
31G.22C for the month of September. S5'J,-
802.324 for the two months, or at the rate of
one million a day. At thisratc the national
debt would be cancelled in seven years, both
princiiKtl and interest. There is now more
than gold enough in the Federal Treasury,
(S87.000.0001 to ikiv this interest, as it stands,
a year ahead, and as the debt becomes ab
sorbod. a Iartre mrt of this gold revenue,
which now noiim in at the rate of 5200.000,-
000 per annum, can be applied to tlie li
quidation of the principal.
If these osttmatcs be correct, the war debt
may be said to be in a safe and speedy course
of extinction, provided we can maintain
domestic peace and a condition of things to
permit the industry of the country to get
upon prosperous legs again. But in the
London money market, our bonds bearing
six per cent, gold interest arc quoted at from
sixty-eight to seventy, while three per cent.
British consols are held as high as ninety.
Whvisthis? Whv are the securities of
a people who have shown their perfect capa
city to handle the immense debt we now
have upon us, rated at so great a percentage
below those of a country whose political
power and material supremacy, to all hu
man calculations, have readied their high
est point? The answer is to belouiid in the
political agitation, to which the leaders of
the ltcdicnl party are subjecting this nation.
If Congress, a year ago, had adopted the
President's restoration policy, the national
credit would have ere this been completely
re-established. It will languish as long as
our domestic quiet is held upon the tenter
honks of suspense.
THE COJIIXU Ei.Etmoxs.
This week is lo loll for this country an
important tale. If the Northern Stales that
are to hold elections, including among them
the great State of New York, should give
increased Itadical majorities, it would indi
cate that the evil dav was close at hand. It
would embolden the ultra leaders to attempt
the revolutionary programme not perhaps
to the cow) fetal which contemplates the
deposition of the President under the
mockery of impeachment, but at any rate, to
keeping in play the enginery of exclusion of
the Southern States from the Union, and the
imposition of all the unjust and degrading
measures which the malevolence of the
Radical leaders in Congress may suggest.
The October elections, though generally
favorable to Kadical candidates, showed
that there was an immense parly in favor of
the Government and Conservative princi
ples; and, though the Radicals boast largely
f the continued power which it gives them
in Congress, has had the cllect to cause the
more discreet ami ruling men of that
party to consider the cost of a revolu
tion, and apply a curb to the infuriate
fecline which roekless trifiers with the.
country's peace had contrived to incite
There is reason to- hope that the November
returns will still further sober them. It is
difficult to calculate, however, upon the ac
tion of a people, the majority of whom seem
to have so completely passed under the con
trol of the selfish demagogues who have
"got the start" in that portion of the nation.
Should Conservatism; hold its own, Or gain
uiion the present Radical strength in New
ork, New Jersey, and other States, we
shall regard the result as a stay upon the
schemes of Wade, Huti.kk and their daring
associates, and be encouraged to liopo that
a sober second thought will come to the re
lief of the nation before its condition be
come!) irremediable.
THE It.VJ.TIMOUl
IMIUtOftMO.
At one o'clock yesterday afternoon there
had been no violence in Baltimore. The
revolutionists were still in consultation as
to whether they wotild resist the lawful au
thority of the Slate. The new Commission
er were proceeding deliberately and quietly,
but firmly. It was understood tiat thoy
were performing their duties by organising
the police forces of the city, and when that
is completed, their orders will be given
them, and they will go upon duty. Any
others protendin- to act as policemen will
be in violation of law, and will of course be
arreted. At this point, if at any, will lie
the crisis of the all.iir, and if the new police
shall be railed, there will almost necessa
rily be bloodshed. To what extent it will go, j act otherwise to quietly and peaceably ac
it is impossible to foretell. If it should quiesce in the measures now about being in-
threaten serious or extended dimensions, it
is understood that Gen. Grant will promp
ly proclaim martial law, ami take the city
into military poeion, until it appears
that the Itwai authorities are in a iosilion
to maintain the peace. We do not, there- I
fore, anticipate the occurrence of
war" in Baltimore though there
Hmie riot awl bl(MUhel.
.
umy be t
I
ui.norioxs ox TiumsiiAY.
Further returna imlioate tlie election of
ANPfU&ox, 1 tailka I, ae Representative from
Hamilton county by one humlred and
seventy-Hv majnrity.
Of the election in Snmner, the J Mr
of yertenlay, says:
Wegtvts Ixskw the vote at the Gallatin
precinct. We have net heard that the polls
were oixened at any other precinct :
pna senator.
01. Hamk Pkvton.-a
1' ITTtitoWN. ,. ..
Ct
17.
WK RRCBIWRXTAT1VK.
W. WMMtT. .
Hon ham - is.
Kl tXAATKK.
OanewKU, .
CLKMKKra. .
It.
Thns. throtteh the operation of the Fran
chise law, the population of the county of
Sumner m ahora of it veting Hrength ef
about three thousand, and reduced to about
eighty voters. But, as small as this i, it U
n proud reflection that it i lieeau-e our
county is composed of good and true wen,
and hence thev are not permitted to !
The little contemptible array of Radical
veters, eighteen in all, and Hurt ef them
Mranger and foreigners, speaks ill own story.
Comment is needless.
Wc lvc ne returns frow the ether per
ilous ef this district, but fear that, under
Radical manipulations, 0. Pmres defeated.
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t'OTTOX
lAXUrACTUKK
SOUTH.
IX THE
Iii many sectioiw of tlie Southern coun
try the subject of manufacturing our great
staple is attracting tlie attention of enterpri
sing men. We trut the interest in regard
to it will increase, and that lefore a great
while, the whirr of the spindle may be
heard on every hand.
A correspondent of the Jackson, Missis
sippi, Clarion, thus speaks of the steps which
the capitalists of Central Mississippi
uiMug io uuiiu cotton lactones in tneir ior
tion oi me fctatc. Tiicsc, with the cotton
factories at Carrolton, Jackson, Wesson, Me
ridian, and Woodville, will give Mississippi
a pretty good start in the way of manufac
turing its own raw staple. Tlie correspond
cut, writing from Louisville, Winston coun
ty, Miexi&ippi, says:
The capitalists of this county, like others
throughout the South, arc turning their at
tention to manufacturing at home our own
raw staple, instead of sending it North to be
manuiacturea by our bitterest enemie?, and
then returned to us at the most fabulous
prices. Several planters of the neichbor-
I concerned in the new company, which is
, W , reW-.j the kn'kston .MU-
sissippi) Mills, burnt during the war; while
Lionel JOHN . I'EitKixs, ot I'erkinsville,
( formerly Buckhorn,) in this county, is now
actively engaged in building the' "Perkins-
ville Cotton factory," which will be a mill
of seven hundred and fifty spindles work
ing some fifty hands. The buildings are all
up, and amply sufficient for three times the
amount of machinery already procured, and
tnrec times tlie present number of hands.
The location is one of the finest in the State,
on the Macon and Louisville road, twelve
and a half miles from Louisville, and nine
teen miles from Macon ; at the latter place
it is placed within easy access ot Mobile and
Memphis, by the Mobile and Ohio railroad.
The mill is propelled by water power; the
saw and grist mill and the wool card are
already in full blast. Col. PEr.KiNS has se
cured. the services of an exnerieneed cotton
factory man from Georgia, who will be the
general superintendent of the establishment,
which is designed to be very extensive. Col.
Pkmcins is very desirous of procuring a
partner with 30,000 or $40,000 cash capital.
It is a fine opening for a good investment.
His present postofiice is Mushularville.
Mississippi.
It,VI7riIOKK.
KADICAI, EXritESSIOX.
1 very lame meetinc of Republicans was
held to-night at the Front street Theatre.
General J. R. Kenly snnd ex-Secretary
Haklan were among the speakers. The
mass meeting at the theatre to-night adopted
the following declaration addressed to the
country in regard to existing troubles:
1 he loyal citizens of Haltimore, assembled
at an extraordinary juncture in affairs of the
city, think it due to themselves and their
lellow-citizens of other States to give a calm
and deliberate expression of their views and
purposes in reference to those occurrences
which are now agitating the minds of our
community.
First. We are law-abiding people, and it
is our purpose and desire to maintain the
law, and not to resist it.
Second. c propose to maintain and
defend our rights under the law and in a
lawful manner.
Third. We hold that in case of any
doubts in the construction of law, those
doubts are to be determined only by the
constitutional interpreters of law, viz : The
courts which are created for that purpose.
fourth. We demand, as a right, that this
itiestioi) in controversy between the Governor
of the State and the Police Commissioners,
a question in which, as citizens, we have a
deep interest, shall be submitted to the de
cision of the courts, aud it it is submitted
we believe there will be none.
Fifth. We desire, also, to express our
strong confidence in the integrity and fideli
ty of Messrs. IIikis and Wood, who, with
the .Mayor, constitute tiio present rolice
Hoard; and we appeal to the fact of the quiet
and order now prevailing in our city, under
circumstances so provocative of excitement,
as evidence of the elhcacy of their admini
stration, and we pledge to them our undi
vided support in the lawful discharge of
their office until displaced by the decision
of a competent judicial tribunal.
And, finally, while we deprecate undue
excitement, and in this crisis desire to speak
and-act dispassionately as well as firmly, we
cannot refrain from expressing our indigna
tion at the action of Gov. Swann in his at
tempted removal of the Police Commis
sioners. We believe that act to be a viola
tion of the Constitution and laws of the State,
and an assumption of authority which he
has no legal right to exercise ; and we de
clare to tlie people of the United States,
what is abundantly shown by the manner
of conducting the investigation, by the fact
that the judge, as a known candidate for the
office of United States Senator, was himself
virtually a party to the case, by the lan
guage of his decision and by the political
character of those whom, he has appointed
to succeed the present Commissioners, that
the object sought was not justice, but to pro
mote political and personal ends by the
transfer of the power of the State by a fac
tion composed chiefly of those who were
sympathizers and abettors of the late rebel
lion. PROCLAMATION BY THE NEW COMMISSIOX
EKS. Baltimore, Nov. 2. The following pro
clamation has just been issued by the newly
appointed Commissioner?. The old Board,
regarding it as an attempt to seduce their
force from their control, are also about issu
ing a proclamation:
Board op Police, Baltimore, Md., No v.
2. Having been appointed Police Commis
sioners by His Excellency, Gov. Swann,
rife Messrs. Sam IIixde and N. L. Wood,
removed, we desire to state that in the pro
secution of the duties assigned we do not
desire interfering in any respect with the
police now organized, or to remove any per
son connected with it for his political opin
ions, provided he does not hereafter render
himself amenable to the laws now in force
for the government of the police of Balti
more. Wo believe the officers and men in
the department arc disposed to be what the
law requires them to be, conservators of the
pence, and it is hoped and expected that
they will cheerfully aid us in preserving the
peace of the city. We also invite all good
citizens to assist us by their counsel and their
example, that they will use their best en
deavors to prevent any undue excitement.
and that they will also advise all disposed to
auguraicu uy me auiiioniy oi me uovcrnor.
" James Youxo,
Wm. Thomas.
Tin: Rkpm;kxtative from Franklin
County. The Radical organ in this city
.nnnnnailil ! t w OlimiVUlh ,l.n T - .1 T , 1
candidate for the Legislature against Mr.
LoroitMiLLER, from Franklin county,
would contest the seat of the latter. Where
upon the Ihme Journal responds:
"There xamt be some mistake as to Mr.
CumvodD being a Radical. How is it, we
would ak, that the Fitas and Time calls
him a Radical? If we are not most egregi
ously mistaken, he proclaimed himself a
Conservative bafore the election, which
resulted in his defeat. One thing is sure; if
Mr. Chitwood had declared himself a
Radical, he would sol have received a dozen
votes in the county, if indeed he got that
number as it was. Vet, wo presume he will
get the seat if he contests the election."
An Ex-Fbderal Gknkral's Experi
ence wrm Fkhedmen Laborers. The
local of the Baton Rouge Adrocak of the
ailh, has the following:
&sMfMi Jtulke Ciwri G. II". Butlcntrprt
st'rftW PiERfOK.and some other colored in
dividuals, made affidavit, charging General
M. K. Lawler with assault and battery
upon their precious iersons. The General
had been experimenting in assisting a lare
lot of these aristocrau in making a crop
giving them land and advancing supplies'.
In return, they couldn't see the point in
making a proper return when the crop came
in, and they allege that tlie General tt eU.
gave some of them a good old-fashioned
thrashing, in order to make them toe the
mark. The General waived examination
and jnvc bends to appear before the District
Court.
NASHVILLE,
STATE SE1VS.
The Franklin Review of yesterday says:
On Thursday morning last, about four miles
west of town, while some little boys were
playing with an old musket, it was acci
dentally discharged, resulting in the instant
death of a little son of Mr. Malaci Scott,
and the wounding of another youth, son of"
Mr. Tccker, it is thought mortally.
A meeting of the citizens of Franklin
and Williamson county, for the pupose of
taking steps to secure the location of Frank
lin lOllegc in their midst, is called for the
12th instant. The College is already well
located. Why move it?
From the Lebanon Iferald, of yesterday,
we extract :
Cumberland axd Stones River Torn
tike. We understand that W.IL Goodwin
and John Perkins, Esq. of Lebanon have
been appointed Commissioners and Directors
of the Cumberland and Stones River Turn-
piKe, leading trom Alurfreesborough to
Hunters Point, on the Cumberland river,
and are about to put the same in complete
repair, that the State may receive, at least,
the interest on the large amount of money
which it has invested. The State has inves
ted already in this turnpike nearly forty
thousand dollars, and interest since 1852,
and has received back but a small moity of
that amount. It is the intertion of the
Commissioners to strictly enforce the laws
provided against the evasion of tolls, and to
make this one of the most popular turnpikes
in the State.
Business in Lebanon. We have noticed
for some weeks past a gratifying increase in.
the business of our town. Notwithstanding
the complaints of the scarcity Wjfjuovj
every one seems io have plenty for "the pur
chase of necessities, and many can afford
luxuries. The farmers are rcceivinc prices
for tjjeir produce which is amply remunera
tive, corn being held at S3 per barrel, bacon
at 2022 cents, and other things in propor
tion. Wheat. We learn that a creator breadth
of land is being sowed in wheat this season
than ever before in the history of ouf county.
If the yield turns out anything like what is
expected, we may expect next season to see
a grand tumble in the prices of breadstufls.
The Shelby ville Union, of yesterday says :
On last Saturday an election was held for
Municipal officers for the ensuing year.
John W. Thompson was elected Mayor
Robert II. Lewis, Recorder, and Henry
Yancey, Constable. There was no election
held in several of the wards. The election
was a very close one and we have heard it
intimated that there will be a coutest in re
gard to some of the offices.
A jNoble Object. We learn that several
of our citizens intend making an effort to
raise the sum of one thousand dollars or
more in this county, for the purpose of bury
ing in one grave the dead bodies of soldiers
of the Confederate army, that are buried
promiscuously over this county. We deem
this a very commendable action, and wish it
every success. No ri"ht thinkincr man could
object to giving proper sepulture to the dead,
no matter what may have been his antece
dents. Many of the dead were strancrers to
our State, and occupy an unknown and un
recognized grave. To assist in this charita
ble object it is proposed to hold a series of
tableaux and concerts, the proceeds of which
will be applied to this object.
Tho Gallatin Examiner, of yesterday,
says:
On Tuesday last the mandamus vs. McKin-
LEY,coramissioner, charged with withholding
from Styles his certificate of franchise,
came up for hearing before Judge Barry,
who ruled that it was not triable until the
next term of the court, in February.
mi.. ? . .. y i
Aiiejury in tne case OI JOHN 11. UHAM-
bers, charged with tho killing of Pollard,
in AiiRust last, on Monday returned a ver
dict of not guilty.
More Fenians Indicted.
The Peeling in Canada.
None to be J'lcecutcd, Unless there
be Another Invasion..
Toronto, C. W., .Nov. 1. At the Assizes
to-day, the Grand Jury presented true bills
against threo Fenians John Logan, Thos.
II. Maxwell, and Michael Partell.
All pleaded "not guilty," and would be
ready for trial by the middle of the month.
Additional counts have been put into in
dictments charging British born subjects,
and those who claim to be American citi
zens, as both British subjects and American
citizens, so they may elect to be tried on
either count.
It is evident that the prisoners' counsel
has resorted to a ruse in order that their
trials may be put oil' till Assizes. He has
lithograph forms of an affidavit applving
for postponement, in nearly every case, on
the ground that witnesses may be procured
from the United States. The object evidently
is to gain time, so that the excitement in
the United States may have the efiect of in
ducing the Washington Government to ask
for their pardon.
Itie 1' email threats are turning the whole
commuuity, and many heretofore in favor of
leniency now go for hanging Lynch and
McMahon, to let the" Fenians know they
are not afraid. It would be much, better if
the Fenians would leave the case in the
hands of the United States Government.
I have it from officials hich in the confi
dence of the Executive, that there will be
no hanging of Fenians. Butsosurcas fate,
f the Fenians again cross the border, these
poor men will be hanged as an example.
Residents on Uic rii&gara frontier arc in a
great state of excitement, fearing another
raid. Hundreds arc leaving Fort Erie for
the interior. Dr. Kempson Reeve, of that
place, arrived in this city for the purpose of
urging the authorities to send troops to that
point to inspire coufidedce in the residents.
Measures have already been taken to dis
patch a strong force there at a moment's no
tice. Two splendid batteries of Armstroso
guns, and the Thirteenth Hussars, with a
regiment of regulars and a couple of regi
ments of volunteers, can be sent there from
here in six hours. The Hussars arc the
same that joined in the charge of the Light
Brigade at Sebastapol. All are armed with
breach-loaders and cavalry revolvers. They
are a desperate looking set of fellows, and,
mounted on English blood horses. They
number about five hundred.
Three Toronto Fenians, who remained in
Cornaway, arrived in Toronto, and will be
tried. Two are to be proceeded against to
morrow T. PAVENand Drummond.
The trial of Rev. Lumsden is fixed for
Saturday. His wife is here, and confident
of his acquittal.
COTTOX aiAXVFACTVni: AXI THE
POOR OF TIIK sorrtt.
There is a very prevalent idea that in cot
ton manufacturing wc would be destitute in
the important element of labor. A little re
flection will show that, as a general thing,
every farm house has the old fashioned spin
ning wheel and hand loom. Here is the
basis of all manufacturing; and when these
girls and small boys are placed in cotton
mills, their occupation is net changed, but
simply amplified, and in a short time thy
become tho most skillful and expert opera
tives. This fact has been most thoroughly ex
emplified in Granitevillc, South Carolina,
Roswell, Georgia, and Alisonia, Tennessee,
where the labor was obtained from their Im
mediate localities, and where, prior to their
erection, no cotton mills existed.
The result of each case, tried in three dif
ferent States, and some two hundred miles
distant from each other, was that the pro
ducts of these mills met in successful com
petition in the Southern markets, as well as
those of Philadelphia and New York, simi
lar products from the mills of Now England
and Great Britain.
Here let us state a fact, of which we have
jUst cause to be proud that prior to the war
cotton yarns were sold by the Georgia mills
in Philadelphia at a Jew' price than New
England mills could aCbrd, and yet paid a
very handsome profit. Moreover, there
never was a shipment of cither yams or
sheetings made to either St. Louis, Philadel
phia.or New York, by any of the Southern
cotton tnills, that did not command a higher
TENNESSEE, TUESDAY, NWEMBER 6.
j price than tlie same grade of product mad
m any other part of the world.
Let it be remembered, too, that- these tests
were made when raw cotton commanded
from eight to ten cents per pound, and of
course could not stand the cost of itranspor
tatiou that it can to-day, wheit cotton
worth thirty-two cents per pound. How
would it gliv'den the hearts of many of the
poor of our country if they only could have
the opportunity to work in this way for their
living, lliev nave proven themselves fully
and entirely competent to do as satisfactory
manufacturing as any class in tlie world.
HOW IT WII.r,tVOKK IX TMKKOUTII,
l'rom the National Intelligencer.!
As the Kadicals are so madly pressing
universal suurage, wiucii is to inaugurate
tne millenium, we have glanced over the
census returns for 1S0O for several of the
Southern States to get somo idea of the
practical working of the system.
Wc find that in two States the blacks ex
ceed tlie whites in the sum of total popula
tion in .Mississippi and South Carolina.
As soon as negro suffrage is cstablislcd, if
it operates as the lCadicals desire it, to con
solidate the blacks in an opposing mass to
the present white dominant race, two States
in in uiicu pass mm mc nanus oi toe ne
groes. In other States many counties will
pass into their hands.
When this takes place, specially if the
blacks are urged on.tby crazV fanatics and
there is never likely to beaiiv defiaJvncy of
, them there will lmn,'n;tJeiirt'tlirouh-
out tne mmuii. lint win tlie ruirtii be able
to keep the llaiues from spreading to their
borders?
It is this alarming uncertainty about the
future which casts such a sombre hue over
our countrv. We appear to be gradually
and steadily approaching one of those ter
rible social convulsions which strew the
shores of time with the wrecks of society.
Uur lanatics arejuUltUc allotherfauatics,
they shut their eyes and go it blind.
Wc annex a little Nummary of the white
and black population in several of the
Southern States, which will throw some
light on our subject.
One fact is worthy of observation that
the white and black population is not
equally distributed throughout any of the
Southern States. The white lopulatiou
predominates in the high and temperate
regions, and the blacks in the low lands.
Hence, in every one of the Southern States
tho black population is more or less local
ized, which would give it a local control, if
it became a distinct political 'clement. If
parties were organized on the basis of antago
nism to the present white race, the tendency
would be for a segregation of the two races
in each States. The blacks would tend to
the low lands and the whites to the high
lands. In this way the low lands might in
time come to be abandoned entirely to tho
blacks. Should this separation of the races
take place, what would become of the black
race?
The questions arising out of the difference
of races South are of immense magnitude.
Wc should advance to their solution not as
the Radicals desire, per saltum, but feeling
our way with prudence, as is the spirit of
President Johnson's policy.
Louisiana. Whites, 357,450; blacks, 350;
373. There are forty-eight counties in this
State. The blacks have a majority in thirty
two counties.
Arkansas. Fifty-five counties; eight
where the blacks hive a majority.
Florida. Whites, 77,747; blacks, G2.G77.
Thirty-seven counties, in seven of which the
blacks are in the majority.
South Carolina. Whites, 291,300; blacks,
412,326. Thirty counties, in twenty of
which the blacks are in the majority.
jlfi&sissippi. Total whites, 353,S9(J; blacks,
430,031. Sixty counties, in twenty-nine of
which the blacks are in the majority.
Alabama. Whites, 520,271; blacks, 437,
770. Fifty-two counties, in twenty of which
the blacks are in the majority.
OIJIl I OIUJIGX IOI,ICY.
The following are the views of the Cin
cinnati Commercial, a leading Radical organ,
on the subjeet of our foreign policy.
, Tho theory whioh eccms to ho ooooptod
by the authorities at Washington, that a
disturbance with some foreign power will
modify domestic difficulties, is a dangerous
mistake. One of the reasons early assigned
by the President for a precipitate restoration
of the rebel States to their full political
relations in the Union was, that such resto
ration would enable us to adopt a vigorous
foreign policy. It was an unsound reason.
We want not only peace at home but abroad.
We do not require any foreign policy other
than arises from a strict attention to our own
business. No foreign nation is likely to
trouble us. It can not be alleged that any
one is trying to force a war upon us; and if
we pick a quarrel with any foreign power,
the consequences will be evil if not dis
astrous. As to our relations with England, it scem3
probable that a prudent and firm course on
our part will lead to the settlement of the
Alabama claims, because England cannot
well afford to permit a precedent to stand
that in case of any war which she might en
gage in would be fatal to her commerce. By
the payment of the Alabama claims, she
can put aside the Alabama precedent, and
it is to her interest to do so. Her own
leading journals are so sensible of this that
they have revived I he agitation of the matter.
It becomes our government to put in a word
for clemency toward the Fenians who have
been sentenced to death, and it would be
unfortunate if that sentence were carried
into execution. But wc fear Mr. Seward's
letter will not secure the ostensible object of.
that document. It seems better calcula
ted to irritate than conciliate to provoke
controversy than to serrc the ends of hu
manity. The Mexican intervention has an especi
cially ugly look. It is the extent of folly
for us to meddle in the afiYirs of that un
happy country, as the French retire from
their costly and unlucky experiment. We
are not likely to benefit Juarez by active
intervention in his behalf. If troops are
sent into Mexico to help him, there will be a
powerful party against them, and we will
speedily be in a position as difficult as that
from which the Irenchareexfricating them
selves. The whole of Mexico would not
compensateus for the expense andturmoilof
such a situation for one year. The country
is worthless to ns, and wc haveno legitimate
business in it. The best we can do is to
keep our hands out of the fire. The Mexi
can factions should be allowed perfect free
dom to cure each others distempers by
blood-letting. That is according to their
character. We have enough to do at home
to see that we are not Mexicanized.
l'KO.Sl'ECTS OF AXOT1IER Kl'ItO
VEA.X WA1U
Tlue Berlin correspondent of the London
TTm states that another European war is
imminent. He says:
"It is generally recognized that the pres
ent peace is merely an armed truce which
may continue for a year, perhaps for two,
but certainly not beyond, and which will be
succeeded by a struggle to which the war
with Austria was hardly more than child's
play. Whenever it happens, we may be
pretty sure that Prussia will be well pre
pared for it; far from reducing her military
establishment, she is enlarging and com
pleting it; her arsenals arc filled to over
flowing with implements of destruction; her
gun factories are in full blast; strange ru
mors are current of new and undreamed of
improvements in the artillery department;
and if hostilities should break out, she may
astonish her enemies with a second edition
of the needle gun, more fatal and more de
cisive of victory than the first. On the other
hand Lons Napoleon is hard at work re
organizing his army and getting it in proper
trim for a contest with the foremost military
power on the Continent for such Prussia is
now become and unless the French Em
peror's thread of life should be prematurely
snapped, he may be depended upon to take
the earliest opportunity of retrieving the
prestige he has lost, and whioh lie can ill af
ford to dispense with. Then, indeed, Greek
will mcet Greek, and the tug of war will be
gin in. good carnesL
Dry Goods. An unsophisticated lady
enters a prominent dry goods establishment
on Broad street, and asks : '
"Have you any d-a-r-k snule o'.tinc?"
u Yes, ma'am." ' -r -
"Give. me a mle.'' . ,
" Yes, ma'am?' 1,41
" Whit number is this? "
"Seving."
"Heaving! I wanted sieving.111 '
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ummm'.tmvjiMni!i.jmri iiimi '-
raAxcE.
Interesting About the Insane JEnipresH
Ciirlottn.
The Paris correspondent of the London
Star says, the greatest sympathy is felt for
the Empress Carlotta. It would appear
for, even before her arrival in France, dur
mat ner mental state gave cause lor alarm,
ing her voyage from Vera Cruz to St, Xa
zaine, she appeared to be nluneed into the
deepest melancholy, and constantly spoke of
tne immense responsibility-she had assumed
On arriving in Paris, although indirectly
prepared for the Emperor's refusal to alter
the period he had fixed upon for the evacu-
ation of Mexican "territory bv theFrench
tmnivt fihft tlATMItffoi! in tiT- flociro tt lifttrn r
personal interview with NAroLEON. The
result is not known. Although the Empe
ror received the wile ot JIaximilian with
all courtesy and kindness, ho remained ab
solutely tirni. lhe J'.mpress, unfortunately,
lust her head completely. She so far forgot
her felf possession as to give way to the
most violent paroxyism oftrxcitcuient. and
made use ot language which not only start'
led but puzzled the Emperor. This painful
excitement is now easily to be accounted
for.
The first subiect which appears to have
distracted the mind of the impress was the
clause in her father's will by which he
merely gave a life use in the twenty-five
millions he bequeathed to her, although he
gave tier power to dispose ot the principal
by will. J.he Jimpress applied to her
brother, Leopold II, and to the Court of
Flanders, to annul this clause, and allow her
In ilairolu tl Tr..-r-li,c: IUI11IUI1S to mc con-
solidation of the Mexican Empire. Her
brother, however, turned a deaf ear to her
solicitations, reminding ner of the prodigal
generosity with which her husband had
spent his own private fortune, as well as a
portion ot hers, and positively refused her
request. Tho Empress cannot forgive this
&ct, and as she is aware that the King and
his brother have been privately supported
in their decision by the Austrian Imperial
family, she will not consent to visit her
family at Brussels or Vienna. Thence arose
icr despair. I he Pope having declined to
sanction the concordat proposed by Maxt
milian, her appeal rejected by Kapoleon
111, by her own brothers, and by the Pope,
it is not surprising that her mind has given
way, in presence of so much bitter mortifi
cation.
GREAT JIOKAI, IOE.VS.
The Itiiltltnorc Police Commissioner-
WliutKort nr"Jiii!ffe"aml Inspect-
or" Uiey Appointed " Jnll-ltlrh."
"jtiicgfcii JinrJcrcrs," "Sloiiglis,'
Kiininn," etc.
rom the New York FjcprcM.)
The trial of the Baltimore Police Com
missioners was continued yesterday, the
prosecution closing the case. No rebutting
testimony was offered by the counsel for the
defence, who were given until this morning
to procure witnesses, lhe case is said to be
virtually decided, and the Commissioners
will be removed and a new Hoard appointed
immediately.
Some of the testimony against the Com
missioners is a beautiful commentary on the
way the party of great moral ideas is in the
iiabit ot doing things when it has a stilish
purpose to accomplish. For instance, it was
shown that one of the election "judges" in
the second precinct ' was once arrested for
murder;" another "inspector" had been
indicted for shooting a man : another was
"siwrting character, who had been in the pen-
itentiary ;" another, " the keeper of a sailors'
boarding-house, who had been arrested
for stripping soldiers during the
war," another "was a rough;" another "was
n ltnwl s"trts" nnAllini wia " 1innrrni rin rC
houses of ill-faraef' another was "a bounty-
jumper" during the war; another was
known to have been in the city jail; an
other had been "charged with the murder
of his wife;" another was held to answer xi
charge of murdering an inoffensive Iribh
woman, in the Marsh Market; another was
a "habitual drunkard;" another, but
enough, and more than enough to show what
a bad lot they all were. If the Radicals
have any rebutting evidence to offer, it seems
to us, they ought to lose no time in hunting
it up. The sworn record against them, as
epitomized above, ought to make them blush
for ohamof and inatpswl nf taltrittg nKnt
forcible resistance to the removal of the so-
called Commissioners by the Governor, it
would better become them to aid him in not
'only ejecting them from office, but visiting
upon their heads that condign punishment,
which, as the matter now stands, it is seen
thojgpo richly deserve.
WHO HAS
THE XATIOXAIi
CUItREXCY.
I5AXK
In nn able speech of ex-Governor Sey
mour, of New York, we find the following
suggestive paragraph :
"Not only is the public debt, which pays
nothing to support the Government, held
mainly in one corner of the country, but the
banks, which have a right to make the cur
rency for all the States, are placed and
owned in a large degree by the Eastern and
Middle States. Not only our debt, but our
enrrency is scctionalized. In the report of
the Secretary of theTreasury on the subject,
made last session to Congress, it was shown
of the National Bank notes then issued,
Massachusetts had S52 for every person
within her borders ; Connecticut, $41, and
Rhode Island $77 ; while in the great com
mercial States of the West Ohio, Illinois,
Wisconsin and Michigan the proportion is
in Ohio only $5 per head; in Illinois $0 ;
in Michigan S3, and in Wisconsin $3 per
head of the population. So that whatever
profits are made out of bank circulation, by
far the largt proportion thereof goes 'o
these New England Sta's. The number
and wealth of the people of the great States
thus left with little or no means of getting
currency, except as borrowed from more
favored sections, make this a glaring evil.
A "REIMIESEXTATIVE JXAX.
The Springfield Republican alludes to the
coutest in the Rochester (,N. Y.) district, be
tween the Republican candidates for Con
gressional honors, Messrs. Hart and Selye,
and says :
It is a pity both contestants could not be
put aside and a man superior to both, and a
representatite, too we mean Fred. Douo
lass, the nearo orator, who resides in Roches
ter elected from the district. That would,
indeed, be something to the credit ot the city
and tho Republicans of New York.
So you see, gentlemen, how the thing is
working. Look at this:
The colored citizens of Ward Three, in
Boston, have nominated Richard S. Brown
(colored) for the Common Council, and ap
pointed a committee to confer with the Re
publican ward committee.
NELTIOXAMNM IX XEHNIIArES.
We notice that some of the Weslorn
journals, in discussing the question of pro
tection and other matters in which the New
England States are. supposed to be specially
interested, use language descriptive of the
selfishness, narrowness and overbearing
tyranny of the latter section, that sounds
amazingly like the denunciations of the
"Yankee States" which we were accus
tomed to hear from the South some years
ago. They are working up a sectional fel-
.ing which, however our eyes may be blind
ed to it under present circumstances, un
questionably has in it elements of danger
for the future. It is not only Copperhead
papers which are culpable in this matter,
but Radical Republican journals, such as
the Chicago Tribune, are among the most
blameable. On the other hand, there are
extreme protectionist journals in the East
ern States, such as the New York Tribune,
which denounce the free trade overtures
so widely held in the West in language as
violent a they formerly applied to the pro
slavery doctrines' held in the South ; gml
seem to regard free trade as no less an out
rage upon human nature than slavery i&Sff.
As the antagonism widens and deepens, and
the sectional feeling which is new making
its appearance hi connection with the sub
ject becomes pronounced and intensified be
tween the Western and New England Status,
we shall probably have another struggle,
which will require to be under other control
than that ef heated and bigoted partisans to
end in a pacific solution. AW York 7.
C; W. Smith. We desire to call attri
tion to the establisnmcnt of Mr. C W.
Smith, dealer in drugs, medicines, ete cor
ner ef Cliareh and Vine streets. HUstoek
is of the very best qaillty, and the priees
are as low as the lowest. If you want any
thing in his line, he will be pleased to wait
on you, and give yon a good bargain-!
1S66.
TIIH MTIXE PATTFS WEAtTII.
Paris Corrospandenos New York World.
PT-pr j n.w ...ll. CAA Ann --. .l
Iter father as much, approximately; and
Maurice Strakosch, the making and the
made of them, ought tp be worth half a mil
lion. A sweet hhvlock is Maurice in art.
- ?nd 1 fannot forbear telling you the part he
. . ... . . '
- P'a?eu in me sakms ot Kotnectnld.
Patti.
as you know, goes out to gentlemen's houses
of nighU to sing, and seta, therefor, clever
sums. At first, in the flush and hey-day of
ner coming, sue demanded, through .Mau
rice, a mucn as lU.UUU francs per night.
f ,,0,ls l,ow Wllng toeing for 5,000 francs,
(and once, I am sorry to say, consented to
appear with Theresa, $he ballad woman).
xiuiiisciinu, uii a certain nicm not loci? airo.
had it arraigned with Maurice Strakosch
that he should produce Patti at the banker's
place, where she should sing two selections
tor 32,000. The night came : the cuest were
oi tne irotli ot lioclielort; l'atti surprised
uerseii. n lien she had done, there went
up a groat cry of cneore. "Baron," said the
ladies, "won't Mademoiselle Patti sing
again?" "Certainly," said tho banker.
'Mon lour Strakosch, Miss Patti will rej
peat iV'esi ee patf' "The same?" said Mau
rice Strakosch. "The same ail rewulf" Tho
Iiiron, not observing the feel of money in
Maurice's eye, answered: "Yes; the same,"
meaning the music. In consequence. Patti
sang like lightning; the whole room rocked
with her melody; it was a wonderful joy'
nut next day .Maurice Mrakoscli sent in a
bill to the Kothschild at tbc rate of ten
thousand francs for every two ehamont. The
hanker imlil it, but it cured linn of ills in
fatuation, as he goes no longer to see Patti.
THE VULO.UtITYOPNEWSPArERRETORTS
op Crime Can it not be Reformed?
To the Editors of the Union and
American. Is there anything peculiarly
vitiated in the tastes of the citizens of Nash
ville, or the good people of Tennessee, that
requires of the Nashville press the full de
tails of every criminal case, of a certain
class, ivhich occurs in your community ?
Take, for instance, certain parties from Ken
tucky, who recently figured in public print,
with tlie details of a gross outrage, exhibited
to the public, in the style and prominence
of the worst class of papers at tho North,
devoted especially to such subjects, or the
case that occurred a few months since, in the
Criminal Court, of a similar character, and
in connection with which, it was thought
necessary to publish the whole evidence.
Does the public taste demand such a viola
tion of good taste and propriety ? Woulu
the editors and proprietors of the city press,
read before their wives and children, aloud,
the entertainment they have prepared for
others? Is it respectable to publish such
things? If you could hear the severe de
nunciations of the Nashville press, by the
fathers of families and respectable citizens,
who say that they dare not allow a newspa
per to go into their families, until they have
examined it, you would doubt, whether it
was not qmte as judicious, to respect tie feel
ings ot those who leel outraged at such
things, and desire a purer and more inslruc
the kind of reading, than to minister to the
vile tastes and depraved appetites of a class
of the community who represent very little
of its respectability or character. For the
sake of the good name of our city, if you
have any regard for the wives and danghters
of the land, to whom a newspaper is the
only avenue of intelligence, I pray you, use
your influence and example in establishing
a higher tone in the public press, in this re
spect. The columns filled with police re
ports of tbgrtlnings of the degraded and law
less, can btfbettcr occupied and you need
not sometimes to blush, in the perusal of
yonr own sheet, or those of your neighbors.
A Friend.
Fatal Shootino Affray'. The Canton,
Mississippi, Cititm says: The quiet of our
little city was terribly disturbed on last Wed
nesday. A Mr. Thomas Brennan and Mr.
William Smith, better known as " South
Carolina Billy Smith," (a veryjold man,)
having had a difficulty last week, adjourned
the further prosecution of it to this place,
and came armed to settle it in our streets.
Brennan approached Smith and abused
llilll, bcilisr nrml wtlli a Invaa "airlinAl.n"
pistol; Smith informed him "he was un
armed, but if 'he (Brennan) would follow
him to his buggy, he would shoot with him,"
and started for his buggy, BrknnAN follow
ing. Smith approached his buggy on the
side opposite to Brennan, and drew out his
double-barreled shot-gun. As soon a3 Bren
nan saw the gun he fired on Smith and
missed him. Smith returned the fire, the
charge passing over Brennan'3 head and
entering the window of Amos Drain's store,
to the great danger of the inmates. In the
meantime, Brennax fired twice before
Smith again fire 1. Smith's last fire settled
the mallei: Brennan receiving the whole
charge in his left breast, immediately ex
pired. Smith appeared Wore Mayor
Bailey, and, after an examination of wit
newes, was discharged.
The Texas Election. We learn from
the New Orleans Fiwyme that the election
for members of Congress so far appears to
have been treated with sovereign contempt
by the voters of Texas. At Galveston many
of the principal citizens were not aware an
election was to come ofT or had to take
place. In two precincts the polls were not
opened. At Houston, one-sixth of the regu
lar vote was polled. At San Antonio, only
one hundred and four out of 1,500 votes
were cart ; and so on elsewhere. The peo
ple do not seem to care tbout sending Re
presentatives to Washington only to have
them snubbed and sent back.
It seems, however, that if the Texans
neglect politics, and even to look after re
presentation in Congress, they are much oc
cupied with projects for the improvement
and extension of railroad communication
and the support of State credit.
The Mechanic Interfbts Light
Breaking. At the last session of our Le
gislature a charter was granted to the "Phoe
nix Manufacturing Company of Nashville,"
with a capital of $00,000, in shares of $100
each. Since then a large iKrtion of the
-stock has been taken, and the company or
ganization is nearly completed. Its busi
ness is to manufacture pig iron, stoves, hollow-ware
and general foundry and maehine
work. It has already acquired the valuable
property known as the College Hill Foun
dry, and also the well-known "Worley Fur
nace," in Dickson county, foriy-wven miles
from Nashville, on the line of the North
western railroad. This latter property lias
four thnusard acres of uel eared timbered
land, white and black oak. The ore banks
are but three humlred yard from the fur
nace the ore being brown hematite, and,
from apearaneerf, inexhaustible.
This company will be roady to go into
full operation in a few weeks, and will ww
ploy for or five hundred hands, who will
draw all their supplies from this itr, oa us
ing a circulation of from seven to ten thou
sand dollars per week.
The company will be able to transport
pig iron from the Atmeee to this eity at the
rate ef one dollar and fifty cents per ton.
Its advantages in the msnufaclure of stoves
and hollow-ware will be and arti
cles in this line can be (mrehnsed here on
more favorable terms than in Cincinnati or
elsewhere. This trade alone amounts in
this city to not less than $550,000 per annuM
which exemplies the importance ef the
enterprise to this eity and surrounding
country.
The PR03i'rr in Mhsouju. The St.
Loui RepuUieaa, judging by the returns
from thirty-four Bounties, estimates the total
number of registered veters in the State at
125,000. The Radieal vote Ihm never
readied quite 16,000. TlIkfvUimn, there
fore, eMMto vrr strongly on a Cenervative
triumph, at the approaching election, en the
State ticket.
When we pieture the hundred or mere
trunks titat ladle travel with, cays Pwiet,
we aannet help reflecting hew happy h the
elephant, whese wife, when on a journey,
only earries one treat.
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NO. SD.
.ISSOCUTEn press
Fnon XE1V YORK.
ui-isiruiinii or Voters-. sulcliic Tlie
Seventh ltoj;liiiciit - Itaces Slnlc-
iiieni toneoriilnsrtlipI.ovH of (lie An
drew Johnston.
New York. Nov. 3. Wm. A PM
Treasurer of the Montana Mining and Dis-
tympany, committed suiwue at
his house in West 19th street yesterday by
cutting his throat with a razor. In at
tempting to prevent the deed, his wife was
severely cut, and is in a Drecarisus condi
tion. The deceased was a former inmate of
a lunatic asylum.
The Seventh s?Rgiment will decline Ut
invitatkm to visit tho Paris exposition in
1S67, less than six hundred having volun
teered to go.
The jury in the case of the Adams Ex
press robbury at LXinburv. vnimko mn.
tiered a vsrdiet of guilty against all the
prisoners. Notice was given that a motion
for a new trial would be filwl. nn.l
was deferred.
Capt. Robert Paler, who commanded the
steamer Andrew Johnson, lately lost at sea,
has reached Washington. From him we
learn the following particulars of the lass of
the vessel: She left New York on the 3d
ultimo, bound for Charlestnn. At nns
o'clock. Friday ranming, alta umk. UII
Cariturck bach. At the time she beached,
there was a heavy westerly current ami n
stormy wind was blowing directly from the
east. In an hour after she struck, she filled
and stink. All the boats were washed away
except two. The Captain and first officer
succeeded in lading all the passengers and
crew. Tents were erected on the beach.
md the possctiEcrs were provided with
everything necessary to maKe them coni-
wrisDie, and as soon as means could be
procured the men were sent to Charleston.
Tho ship was owned by Captain T. Wright,
of New York, and was not insured. The
cargo was insured for a small sum.
FKOJX SEW OIULEAXS.
Xow York Tribune KoorbttcUs Impor
tant Xewi from the Itio Grnmle An
tlcIpiWcd. New Orleans. Nov. 3. The TrilmnR lma
the following special from New Orleans:
Wc have received information from a pen-
tleman, who has until recently occupied one
of the most exalted offices in the State, that
subscriptions have been taken up and pre-
iiarations made to send about one hundred
ofthe most noted thugs and murderers of
this city to Washington, with the view of
overawing or breaking up the comingsession
oi ioncress. inis inteiliirence. comim?
i rom tne source it uoe, is entitled to tii
gravest consideration.
Gen. Sheridan is removing the vast stores
ami munitions of war winch have accumu
lated at Baton Rouge, and two vessels have
been loaded with small arm, sand are on the
, . . .
way io iew xorK.
Col. Frisbie has returned to this city, and
states my dispatch in reference to the at
tempt to assassinate htm at Alexandria to be
true in every respect, the contradictions of
tlie rebel press to tne contrary notwithstand
ing.
Highly important news is hourly expected
irom tne luo u ramie.
The Commercial to-day accuses Mayor
-Monroe oi peculations and perjury.
THE ItAT.TIHOIlE niFFICOEXl'.
Considerable Excitement In the City
Tlie CominKHloiicr tincstlmi not yvt
.SclUiMl Tho UcmnmlH of the Xcw
tommlHMloncrH KrfttHcd liy the Old
Ilonrd I'rocliimntion hy the Xetv
CoininlHsIunors. "
Baltimore, November 312 m. The
new Police Commissioners appeared at the
Marshal s oltice at halt past ten o clock this
morning. They were admitted by a guard
within the enclosure, and proceeded to the
door of the Marshal's office, where they
were met by the clerk of the old board of
Police Commissioners, to whom they made
their demand, and requested to see the old
board. This request was refused by the
tne new 1'oiicc commissioners imme
diately retired. They were greeted as they
passed through the lartre crowd authored in
front of the Marshal's offiee. and with de
rision and laughter by some of the friends of
tne old board.
The new Commissioners then proceeded
by the way of Lexington street to the sheriffs
oltice. largo crowds of people gathered in
the vicinity of tho jiolice offiee, courthouse
and station houses, but up to the present
time alt is quiet.
IjATER, 1 1. m. -At rz o'clock the new
Board of Police Commissioners, after siieud
ing about an hour at their counsellor's offiee,
git into a carriage, bearing a document un
derstood to be it formal demand for the de
livery of the police affiiirs, and all apper
taining thereto, into their possesion. They
took a circuitous route to reach the
place where the old Commissioners wero in
session. Alter making a detour or about a
mile, to avoid the large crowd, they were
gathered together at various points. I hey
approached the office of the Board of Police
Commissioners, where their appearance was
the signal for a tumultuous demonstration of
approval by the now larcely inereased crowd
The new Police Commissioners were again
admitted to the inclosure, and at tlie door of
the oihee the clerk of the oltl Commissioners
received the document of the new Commi
xioners telling them that tlie Commissioners
inside would consider the matter, and make
an answer in writing.
.Messrs. valient and xoung then returned
o their carriage, amid mingled groans,
jeers, Hisses and hooting. The carriage
u jve oil to the corner of Xsortlt ami ifalti-
moro streets, the Conservative headquarter.
where the Commissioners were received with
loud eheerine by the crowd gathered there.
It is understood that the new Commissioners;
are lmsy organizing n new police force, since
fi ve or six members of the eld jvoiiee re
signed last night and reported for duty thin
morning to loungaml valient.
1 here are reports of sin arrival of Uuitoil
States trooim at JIarman' BriuW on the
It' .! . t 1 ... . . 1
iiasiiinguin roan, out mey eannoi a yet ue
veriBwl.
Frtojr ;axada.
Fnilsin TrluN.
Tokonto a W., Nov. 3. The exdto-
mentln regard to the Fenian trials remain
unabated. IIs Lonlship. Justice Jehn UII
sou intimatM yesterday, that the trial of
the Episcopal Minister, D..Lmden, would
take place this morning. A Isree number
m people long before the time congregated
in ine vicinity oi me county DuiHilng anx
ious to obtain a seat, although the eotMiablen
stationed at different entrances did their
best to preserve order, ami only permit those
to enter wno Md a right from immuIkm:
barristers, jurors, er wittiemww. The court
was filled to its utmost capacity at ton
o'esoek, when his Lordship took lm seat on
the beneH.
AmoMwt those present m witaewses for the
deface, were Bicliop Cone, Dr. Truebrhlge,
Rev. W. Allu, Co!. TJmmbm, U. S. A, Mr.
iide, ot itoitale, Key. Mr. Uuraham and
Dr. Kemneon, of Fort Erie. Hon. J.
II. Cameron. R. A. Harrison, and J. 31. Mc-
Nab, were counsel for the prosewtton, and
M. C Cameron, counsel for .the prisener,
and T. Fen ton, counsel for the American
Government.
The wife of the prisoner, a woman of
ladylike demeanor, oeeupied a seat next to
her hwdaad's counsel, ami seemed to fool
the unfortunate position in whioh hor hus
band was placed.
IM jury iiann?! beintr called, and the
prisoner having been annostsMed, D. F.
LHntstlen was brought Into the erxtrt. He
looked pale, and manifested somo anxiety.
iim iorusinp "Are you ready for trial T
Prise nrr "Yes, my Lord."
Mr. J. C. McXab oponed the case for tho
Crown, and stated that the prisoner, who
roAised to be a minuter ef the wont of
Uod, would be woven to have acted an a
eoMwander over, and aeknowlodged himself
a chaplain to a poofiio who potstessed neither
rengton or anything beyond that of crossing
into a powerful country for the sake of mur
dering its inhabitants, and pillaging all tho
projmrty they eoutd lay their bandit on. To
the icdietment the prisoner bad plead gen
erally not guilty, and it would be for them
to say whether he established his ptaa. or
not. H hoped thoy would throw aside alt
prejudice ia the matter and try th ease as
betwen mau and wan, apart from raMglon
onpirty HWrtlTesjaml as there were a great
number to be ox&Hiinti!, he would net far
BY TELEGRAPH.
m MSmCBES OF TOE
rrepBttMSMtejato) fr iartrptrik.
.waBj'.4fc i s i n. i mn i
ther delay then, but call the Crown wit
nesses. John Bulker wm the Sr-t witHoss called.
Mr. Cameron objected to his being exam
ined, as the name of the witness did not
appear on the book of th indictment.
His LofdhiK I shall note your objection.
Witness sworn: I live at Fort Brie; saw
the prisoner at & a. x, on Friday, the 11th
of J hoc; saw him again on tho garrisoned
road, to miles from where tire Fenians
lamled; he was mtltiMr hand with the Fe
niaH officers think tho Fenian numbered
six or seven hundred.
Croxs-rxaiuined by M. C Cameron: Am a
laborer in the employ of tho Grand Trunk
Railroad. Did not work that day. When
I saw the prieoocr, I was standings outside
of the dourof my own botwe. Saw prisoner
about fifty yards from m. They came up
in military order to the hsmse, I did not
hide in a hi$-pen. Started up whau I saw
the Fenians cunte. I wanted to driv-a them
back. Saw prisoner Tkutftday; happared
tight at the time, and wcsU into IlacrtV pub
lic house and drink some whisky. Piisooer
wore a long coot and pi tier hat. iPrioer
stood up with M. C. Cameron.)
Is that the coat the prisoner wore?
Witness It was longer.
Prisoner It is the saute coat.
Cross-examination continued: Did not go
to work when I heard the Fenians coming.
I went to see thorn: They took me prison
er. I said, "Boys, you had better let. me tiff,
as the red coats are coming along the lake
si lore." Thy let ate go afterwards. Did
net ee tttcui land, but heard that they land
ed at Ine lower lorry. Did not go especially
to see the Fenians, but to see If the track
was torn up. Did not see the prisoner irom
that time until May or Juno, Hid myself
Saturday in order to save from being shot.
Only saw the prisoner twice, on Saturday
and Friday afternoons. Never saw him
Friday morning.
l was taken urteonerand marched to New
Bingham. Une of the oeers ordered me
released. I then wont to tho village. Saw
Dr. Kimikiou. of the vilmgo. speaking with
Uen. O'Neil. tVNcil told Dr. K. that he
wanted provisions to be given him in a cer
tain time. Kimpsou told mo to go around
the village and got what I eoutd. When I
returned, met. Oct. t)'Nil; who ordered me
to drive a load of nrovistoM to oamn. I
did so.
Cross-examiiied: First saw Btisoaar on
Tuesday before tho Foniaus landed. There
were a good many viilagoM in the ieman
camp out ef curiosity.
John Armstrong oxaminew: laved quar
ter of a mile below Fort Brie. Saw hint
first f June at New Bingham. Spoke to
prisoner about getting, my team away. He
went to Uen. ITZteil. who told mo ill drew
another load of ammunition aeross oamu I
might go with my horses. Ammunition ap
peared to be cartridges. I drew three loads
of ammunition from the landing to Fenian
ramp. Saw prisoner frequently afterwards.
Cro-H examined: Bid not hear what pri
soner said to Gen. O'Ncil regarding my
horses; do not recollect teeing him at the
village, Fort Erie or at the camp; mot some
men from Buffalo laughing at me for carry
ing Fenian arms.
Thos. Newbiggifl sworn: Was at my fcrm
near Fort Erie first of June; as they passed
they took some of my Itorses, ami requested
my son to go to tlie Fenian camp and get
them; he returned with the prisoner, who
lie met at the camp, and who repraeesteM
himself acting as chaplain: prisoner sejd he
did not have a great deal of influence among
them, as he was a Protestant, and the most
of them were mean Catholics; that he was no
Fenian, but come only to restrain them.
from licentiousness: asked me if my Mrses
- ,. , ,i
were valuable; l replied tuev were; saw
would you give twenty-five dollars to have
them restored. We then went to the Fenian
camps where he took it upon himself to talk
to (ien. O'Neil for me. Col. Starr and the
prisoner walked to my house for suptter,
where they gave me the order produeed in
court.
Jtweiih Newbiexm sworn: lam the son
of the last witness; saw him at Camp Rilling
after dinner; I was talking to Gen. CNeil
when prisoner stepped up and said "come
and I will make it all right for your the
P-mionn look frrtm im four sheen, and had
some cattle, but returned them; I then went
with the prisoner to our house; white on we
way wo were stopped by a FonfaR sentinel
who refused to let us paa, when Mr. Lums
den said 1 am a chaplain, and were aliased
to goon.
(Jross-exnmiiiMt : Ail he saw to the sentry
was I am chaplain.
I lios. JNewkHgjun sworn : Itrother to the
last witness; similar statement.
Thos. Wallswortk sworn : Hoard the nria-
ouer say he was reporter for the Now Xork
Herald.
Dr. Kemtigon sworn: Am a resident of
Fort Erie, saw him Saturday before the
fight anil afterwards brought beAre me. I
ordered him arrested.
Col. Dennis sworn: Saw the nrisener when
brought on board lhe tug Kobe as a Fenian
nrisonert he told ine he was mt a Fenian.
fmt a clergyman of lhe Cfioreh of ngiaml.
and heard there was HghttBg. awl
came over to attminisier eemteri to
ihe wounded and dying. I expressed
surprise at his answer, slating I did
not see what use an Knglie clergyman wouhl
be among such rumans if tftey professed
any religion it were Reman Caihone, he
replied in such cases, he apprshed them
as a Roman Catholic priest.
Cross-examined: From affeaane the
Srisoner was suffering from the efftohi of n
eseraie spree.
f or the defence Jlr. M. u. uunerofi
called Dr. Fuller of Syracuse, and Mated
he was a medical practitioner lied known
prisoner in February, 1866. to her Hector of
Trinity Church, ami coswiuered his charac
ter decHiedly anti-Fenian; prisoner's skarac-
ter was good in other respects only he
drank a little too much whisky.
Mr. J. II. Cameron: I must obis to any
evidence being given on Ihe prisoner'a sonti
ments. His Lonlship tlecidetl so.
Rev. Dr. Cox: I am Bishop of theBpfeeo-
pal Church of New lork; know lhe pri-
soner; am under the impression he went to
JHtfftJo in answer to a verital alWlwn or
mine: I re ret lo sar he had rendered him
self mbfeet to dismissal foam tfte shureh by
reason of irHctwperaaee oh the 89th May
saw the prisoner in JMflaM, nve Mm a
letter from Bishop Potter and advised him
to semi in his resignation as his annnootlow
with the church wouhl no longer fee arm-
tinued.
Kev. Mr. Oreenkall sworn: I am Hector
of Fort Kriej on Tuesday evening preeeed
Ing the Fenian raid saw the prisoner; he
told me he thought ef applying to Cnsmda
next met him on Wednesday, but he had
so d'MHipated an 'appearance that I to rued
away from him; on tne momMsg ot lot aaw
him again; he was talking to some riWagers
whom he was inviting to take h arm
against the Fenians; he sold IsfoSeotoH Mnoil
could nt stand it.
,. 1. Cook, of Brooklyn. MWu sworn: I
saw the prisoner at Itaiaue at twelve erefock
and at night on the Stet of May; ftm his
eon vernation wowld not kaee jsiJipsil him to
be a renuu.
Mr. Whelrey. provrktor Mansion ileus.
Buffalo, called: Proved titat the nriseiiur sr-
riywl at his jtttm on the 84t ef May; snlasod
hht nameosi the r agister, and Iwft sorty next
ornintx, wiUmxh passig Ms Mil.
Iter. Mr. Hill sworn: Am aoifuaiwtoil wtUt
the hand-writing of Mr. Laiswiiia. f Looks
at the record. ) That is he wrfltW,
Mr. F. N. Blake sworn: Am she A-rneri-
can Consul at Fort Erie? TMa that I sow
prisoner there on the ml of Jtsne.
Saw him as he was leaving the sWrr bent.
He said: "Mr. Consul, you see mm now
the troops have earns. "
Lseot. Schofield sworn: Wa at FoH Urie
on the 2Sth of June. Saw prisoner.
This closed the evidence for the sMhsss.
sMr C&MMMM tllWI eMllfStttitl t& JT it
IftHfaf Mid ihl MMMsCsk IM laUejft sfanMCsr alBns
rwvsn ssrewn evrw s snssro eesre aew enassneemnju Vswrnp"
lending that so for irom being a Fessfcm hi
intervention between XewMajgeM awl CJfeil
was an act of kindness to CnimiWaiM. He
reviewed the evidence at length, and said
his intention was to submit that aN fadtet-
as the imperial act, passed since the ssatnle
under which Ihe indictments were framed.
Coonswl ermchxied with a toorhing appeal
to lo the jury to consider the inneeent wife
and children of Ihe prisoner.
lion. J. Cameron repiteu. com mm nr mat
the Crown had established a ease, tf the
jury was satisfied the prisoner was ;
"..! .1... ia l
SMimnf or twimiin pro r
ligioos adviser or ot hot wise,
msilty as if caught in arsna.
br stating that if the r J
danbt. to aire the prisourr the !
Tan Judge men ciurgeu tne :ury, v in, r-
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HratLaMtoen return, bringing in e er-
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