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MARYVILLE, TENN., THURSDAY, JULY 31, 1879.
Circuit Court Hon. S. A. Rodger,
Judge; W.C. Chuinlca, Clerk. Court
meet the fourth Monday in January,
May and September.
Chancery Court Hon. W. h. Staley,
Chancellor; K. (Joddard, C. & M.
Court meets second Mondays in June
County Court S. L. Greer, Chairman.
Quarterly terms first Mondays in Janua
ry, April, July and October. Quorum
session first Mondays in each months.
J. A. Greer, Clerk; John C. M. Hogle,
A. M. Rule, High Sheriff.
Deputy Sheriffs II. M. Edmondson,
W. W. Freshour, John Armstrong, A.
Trustee James A. Ooddard,
Register J. N. Kadgett.
Coroner II. O. Willson-.
Surveyor J. C. M. Bogle.
Suierintendeiitof Public Instruction
Franklin Elliott. Olliee in the Ma-y-ville
Normal und Preparatory School, in
West Mary ville.
JUSTICES OF TUB PEAC E.
1st Dist. II. L. W. Johnson, II. C.
2d Dint John P. Rhea, S. L. Greer.
5th Dlstr-W. M. Briekcll, Jacob Pe
ters. Gth Dist .las. JC. Scott, J. T. Klnnick.
7th Dist S. C.TIinton, Sani'l Henry.
8th Dint S. F. Bell, Uo Carpenter.
mil Dist Joseph Armbrhiter, S. F.
Cowan, W. II. (.'lemons.
10th Dist-3LfU. II. Anderson, E. D.
lUhDiRlr-A.lt. McBalh, IL L.
13tu Dist Hugh II. GaidV
le, D. W.
Uth Dist Jaues Waters, Josffc Gam
ble. 15th Dist W. II. Lawson, Spencer
Daniel B. Lawson, X. II.
17th Dist Win. Harrison, Harvey S.
M. E. CIICKCU, BOITU.
Hundav School 9:30 A. M. Preaching
at 11 A.M. on the 18th of May, and every
three weeks thereafter, by Bev. W. D.
Mouutcastle. Prayer meeting every
Thursday at 7 P. M.
m. k. cmneu.
Sunday School 9:30 A. M. Preaching
on the tliird Sabbath in each month, by
Rev. J. D. Lawson. Prayer meeting
every Tuesday at 7 P. M.
NEW mOVIDKNCK 1' II ES II YT El! I A N CHIKCII
Sunday School !): 30 A. M. Preaching
very Sunday at It A. M. and 7: 45 P.
M., by Rev. Chas. E. Tedford, Prayer
meeting every Wednesday at 6: 30 P. M.
FIRST IIAl'TIST CHI KCII.
Sunday School 2: 30 P. M. Preaching
fourth Sunday of each mouth, by Rev.
II. C. Haiustead.
flOVTHERN PHKSBYTK1U AN CUL'HCII.
Sunday School 9:30 A. M.
Sabbath School 9 : 30 A . M. Services
at 11 A. M. Sundays and Thursdays.
Social Meetings every Sunday night.
SECOND PRESBYTERIAN CHIKCII.
Sunday School 0: 30 A. M. Services at
11 A.M. and 7 P. 31., by Rev. J. C.
AFRICAN M. E. T. CHVRCII.
Sunday School 9:30 A. M. and 3 P.
M. Preaching every Sunday at 11 A.
M. and 7 P. M., by Elder J. X. Brown.
COLORED MISSIONARY BAPTIST ClUItCII.
Services in the white Baptist Church,
on the second Saturday night of each
month, and also on the second Sabbath
at 11 A. 31. and 7 P. M. John Clemens,
I. 0. 0. F, Maryvillc Lodge, No. 134.
Meets every Friday evening. II. O.
Willson, X. G ; J. F. Richardson, V. G;
Wm. C. Chumlea, Sec; J. M. Greer,
New Providence Lodge, No. 128. F. &
A. M. Meet Itrst Monday night in each
month, In Freemason's Hall. W. O.
Kaulston, W. 31 ; J. A. demons, S. W;
J. 31. Hood, J. W; J. J. Faulkner,
Sec ; II. O. Willson, Treasurer.
Maryville Lodge, No. 514, 1. 0. G. T.
3Ieets every Thursday night at 8 o'clock.
Charles Burger, W. C. T; 3Irs. Bettie
Fulkerson, W. V. T; John E. Hood,
W. Secretary; 3Ijss Sue 3Iiller, W. A.
S; Fred D. Fulkerson, W. F. S; Miss
Sue Ilannum, W. T; D. Grillin, W.
Chaplain; Alexander Fanner, W. 31;
3llss Willie McOhee, W. D. M ; Miss Bell
Currier, W. I. G ; Joseph Broyles, W.
O. G; 3rrs. L. T. Currier, W. R. H. S;
MUs X. E. Bartlett, W. L. H. S; Wm.
P. Hastings, P. W. C. T; F. 31. Hood,
L. D. '
Wheat, Com, Bacon,
Lard, Chickens J- Wood,
u exchauge for yae Democrat.
BY I'ATHEH KYN.
The shadow of the mountain falls athwart
tho lowly plain,
And the shadow of the cloudlet hangs
nliovc the mountain's head
And tli highest heart and lowest wear the
shadow of some pain,
And the smile is scarcely flitted ere the
anguished tear is shed.
For no eyes have there been ever without a
And those lips cannot Ik? human which
have never heaved a high,"
For without the dreary winter there has
never been a year.
And the t'miehts hide their terrors in the
calmest summer sky.
So this drearv life Is passing and we move
amid its maze.
And we proH? alone together, half in
darkness, half in light ;
And our hearts are often hardened by the
mysteries of our ways,
Which are never alt in shadow and never
And our dim eyes ask a leacon and our
weary feet a guide.
And our hearts of allTife's mysteries seek
the meaning and the key;
And a crs gleaniH o'er our
athway, on it
Iimiiitm tliu oriicificd. m
Aiffi"He answers all our yeaSiijurs by the
whisper, "follow jie. ' -2 v!
Our Wiihhlnfm Letter.
WAsrtfsT0N7rt'.,ay 20, 79.
iChat the Democratic parly ought
to do now, if reports reaching here are
.n.Cct, fc to alter its course ?
as lo the
MHjiiuciii r"" nw,"i
oing on In
Maine. The fmht is not between "salt
and "hard" nioiley men, but really
between the conservative people of the
Slate and the Blaine-Hamlin "radical
parly. The result of last year, if re
pealed, can but have an important
cflcct in other States. Liberal contri
butions of money, and the sending of
able speakers to that Slate, by the
Conservative men of the country, to
meet the necessities created by the
extraordinary canvass being made by
the other side. At least, aid should
not be given to the. oilier party, as
now, it seems, is being done.
There area few facts which, it wi)l
be well to rcmcmWr in connection
with the coming political contests.
1st. The Democratic party. has, at
the recent session of Congress, demon
strated its devotion fo free elections
and fair juries. It has done this at an
apparent peril of loosing support in
2d. The Republican party, apparent
ly for immediate gain", and certainly
not as a matter of principle, has at the
same time voted for aud spoken for
military and civil interference at Ihe
polls and proscription in the jury-box.
3Icn will ami should remember
these two facts. When the occasion
comes they will show that Ihey appre
ciate the full force of them.
The sending of Sccrelary Sherman
to Maine indicates not so much a
desire to make him a Presidential can
didate as to make the financial issue a
prominent question in the coming
campaign. What the wily Secretary
himself may think the cfl'cct will be
on his own fortunes is another matter.
But the radical idea is, while pushing
the sectional issues as far as seems
judicious, to make a considerable fight
on the finances.
Those who have called the next
meeting of the National Ranking As
sociation, to meet at Saratoga on the
0th, 7th and 8th of August, have
wisely determined to ask the attend
ance of persons connected with State
Hanks, Savings Banks, and other
financial institutions, as well as of
representatives of commercial and
other branches of business. The meet
ing will be large and can hardly fail
of important results.
Among the Second-Lieutenants to
be appointed from civil life are sons of
Generals Fremont, Ord and Rucker.
Only three appointments arc made
from the South. There were over a
thousand applications for the thirty
seven vacant places.
Newly married husband "This is
a friend of mine, my dear a friend
of twenty years' standing."
His bride "Good gracious! Then
pray give him a seat, for 1 am sure
he must be lired."
Joaquin Miller nays that men who
love the beautiful are never bad. This
will bo consolation lo the man who!
runs awav with his neighbor's wile.
1TUMS OF INTKKIiST.
The utmost alarm prevails iu
France at the prospect of poor harv
ests. A man in Marshal county, Iowa,
has a spring that throws water thirty
A telephone between Petersburg,
Va., and Wilmington, N. C-, a dis
tance of 220 miles, is a success.
The crops in many parts of Great
Britain have been ruined by rain, and
the agricultural outlook is everywhere
New Hampshire pays its Governor
f 1,000 a year, its Chief Justice $2,100,
ila Associato justJs $2,200 each, and
its State TrcasurcV $1,800.
North Terry, Maine, has an infant
giantess in perfect health. Though
only one year old, it is three feet high,
and stout in proportion. r-fc
A clHriS108 camp-jfltA'-it
BTTcyus, Ohio, praved
thatsGod wouhf kill e member of
every anti-Christian family in the
Afw cac has been discovered
near Newsom's Station, in Davidson
Couuly, Tenn. One branch has been
explored two miles and another three
miles. It is not yet known how long
The Thames Riveras the principal
and longest river in England. It is
2.")0 miles long, and the area of its
basin is 0,100 square miles. It is nav
igable for vessels of 200 ton to Lon
The postmaster at Levering. Ohio,
has a postal card which he sent around
the world. It made the trip in one
hundred and nine days, passing
through New York, Liverpool, Alex
andria, Singapore, Yokohama, and
San Francisco. He thinks it is the
first and only American card that has
(raveled 60 far.
The distance between New York
and San Francisco is 3,252 miles. The
hours of lime occupied in going by
train are HiS. The distance from New
York to Liverpool by water is 3,013
miles, as follows : Liverpool to Queens
town, 210 miles ; Queenstown lo Cape
Clear (Fastnel), 00 miles; Cape Clea'r
to Cape Race, 1,713 miles, and Cape
Race to Sandy Hook, 1,000 miles.
The bridge over the river Volga,
in Samara, Russia, on the line of Ihe
Siberia Railroad, will, when complet
ed, be the largest in Europe. In the
spring season the Volga at that point
is over four miles wide. The bridge
will have twelve piers, eighty-five feet
high, at intervals of 304 feet. Two
thousand men are employed in build
ing it, and the estimated cost is $3,
500,000. This immense structure will
be completed next year.
The ciislom of shaving the beard
was enforced by Alexander of Mace
don, not for Ihe sake of fashion, but
for a practical end. He knew that the
soldiers of India, when they encoun
tered their foes, had a habit of grasp
ing them by their beard, and so he
ordered his soldiers to shave. After
ward shaving was practiced in the
3Iacedonian army, and then among
Ihe Greek citizens. The Romans imi
tated the Greeks in the practice, as
they did in many other things, and
spread it to the different European
nations yet barbaric. In the Middle
Ages, at the lime of the Renaissance,
shaving wras introduced, and the habit
retained, (hough classicism gave place
to romanticism, and that in its turn
was replaced by realism. The beard
was a source of trouble to refer the
Great, who, simultaneously with the
introduction of his great reforms in
Russia, tried to induce his people to
imitate the shaving nations. This in
novation was resisted by his subjects
with the utmost resistance, and they
preferred lo pay a heavy fine rather
than suffer disfigurement of the im
age of God. To the Russians of old
en times the beard was a symbol of
liberty. In several countries of West
ern Europe, and in the United Stales,
the beard was restored lo honor only
about twenty years ago, but even yet
the majority of men respect tho cus
tom introduced by Alexander the
StutcH Itiglitu nnd States Sover
eignty. From the Boston Herald.
The Democratic party has been driven by
its Southern masters, by force of circum
stances, and by lack of harmony on all other
Usues, to accept as its sole doctrine the old
Calhoun dogma of State Rights. New York
The above is a fair sample of the
paragraphs we find too common in the
Republican organs. No distinction is
made in such paragraphs between the
doctrine of State sovereignty, the fruit
of which was secession, decided
against in the late war, and State
rights, which is the correct doctrine
under the Constitution, the most vital
of the principles underlying our. gov
ernment, and as important for New
England as for any section of the
Union. How far State rights should
extend is a question upon which hon
est and patriotic men may differ, but
we do not understand that the Demo
cratic party, or any section of it, main
tains that the States are not subordi
nate to the Nation:!! Government in
all those functions which the Constitu
tion confers on the National Govern
ment, or (hat they arc in duty bound
to accept the Constitution, with all its
amendments included, as the supreme
law of the land. Yet these Republi
can organs are doing all they can to
teach the young citizens of this coun
try those who havceomeof age since
tho war that there is something
treasonable and revolutionary in the
principle of State rights, and the
phrase is habitually used with eon
tempt and covered with odium. This
is all wrong. It leads to the most er
roneous ideas of our form of govern
limit. It implies that ours is a cen
tralized government like France with
an unwritten Constitution like En
gland; that a majority in Congress,
the President consenting, has uo lim
itations to its power to do whatever it
sees fit to do. When the nation was
making a supreme effort for its own
life, the Constitution was neglected
and sometimes violated. There is no
longer cxenso for such treatment of it.
It alone makes us a nation, secures
freedom to the late' slaves, and equal
rights for all under the laws. We can
not guard it too carefully. Its pro
visions securing the rights of the
States are as sacred as those giving
power to the nation. They guard us
against the encroachments of a power
which possesses in tho highest degree
the capacity for self-aggrandizement.
New England is especially interested
in maintaining this principle of Stale
rights in its most comprehensive char
acter. It has realised its importance
in the past, and may be called upon to
defend it in the future. We beseech
Ihe Republicans who denounce Stale
rights as something; infamous and
wicked, to look beyond the next elec
tion and be wise in time.
An Important Discovery.
St. Louis Tost-Dispatch : The five
border States of Maryland, West Vir
ginia, Kentucky, Tennessee and Mis
souri, that are universally thrown jnto
hotch-potch as part and parcel of the
"Solid South" and as thoroughly
"Rebel," actually supplied the Nation
al Government with a larger number
of soldiers to fight for tho Union and
to suppress tho Rebellion than five
New England States !
Here are the official figures of tho
War Department :
Maine - - - 72,114
N. Hampshir' 86,629
Vermont - - 35,262
Rhode Island 23,699
West Va. 32,068
Total, - - 225,003 Total, 301,612
So it appears that five "Rebel" States
actually sent 301,612 soldiers into the
Union army to suppress tho rebellion,
or 76,549 more than five New England
One of tho most used words during
the great rebellion, and one which had
its origin at about the time of Ihe
Bull Ruu defeat, was "skedaddle."
Some bogus philologists tried to trace
its origin from tho Greek. But this
was voted fraudulent. It was simply
an army word, perhaps a growth,
possibly an inspiration. Nor was
there ever a satisfactory explanation
of its origin.
Humbling in tho Dowels of
Jackson Tribune and Sun : A field
on the farm of Mr. EwelJ, east of Cot
ton Grove, in this county, is causing
great excitement. It seems thai for
6ome time past the tread of persons
and animals passing over it sound
hollow like a drum, as if a cave exist
ed below. Lately these sounds grew
more distinct, and seemed to iudicate
that the earth over the supposed sub
terranean cavity was a mere nhell.
Persons could hear loose dirt break
from the crust as persons and animals
passed over, and then could hear a
splash, as if the loosened dirt had fall
en many feet into a Jake of water.
These slrange sounds grew more fre
quent and plainer, until the field was
abandoned in alarm. No entrance to
the supposed cave has yet been discov
ered, although vigorous search has
been made. There is considerable ex
citement in the neighborhood, and
various conjectures are indulged in.
The following amusing anecdote if
told : A few days before the field M as
abandoned a man was plowing in it.
He kept hearing the hollow sounds
and the falling and splashing of loose
dirt. His imagination was highly
wrought up and (error was rapidly
getting possession of his soul. Sud
denly his horse stumbled and fell to
the ground and (he terrified plowman
thinking that his animal had fallen
into the abyss below, and that the
ground uenealli him was irivin
away, broke and fled in a panic, nor
turned to view the scene behind until
ho was well out of Ihe mysterious
field. He was greatly astonished
when he did look around to see the
field in statu quo, the horse standing
patiently in tho field awaiting devel
opments, and tho field itself slill peace
fully glistening with its green fruit
under the summer sun. Our plow
man returned to his work, but very
soon after this the field was abandon
ed and is now regarded with awe by
Ihe people of the neighborhood.
People who have warm friends are
healthier and happier than those who
have none. V single real friend is a
treasure worth more than gold or
precious stones. Money can buy
many things good and evil. All the
wealth in the world could not buy a
friend or pay for the loss of one. "I
have wanted only one thing to make
me happy," Haslitt writes, "but want
ing that, have wanted everything, and
again, my heart, shut up in prison of
rude clay, has never found, nor will it
find, a heart to speak to." We are the
weakest of spendthrifts if we let one
friend drop off through inattention, or
let one push away, another; or if wo
hold aloof from one for petty jealousy
or heedless slight or roughness.
Would you throAV away a diamond
because it provoked you ? One good
friend is not to be weighed against tho
jewels of the earth.
A Short Sermon.
Nothing makes a man so in lovo
with purity as purity. Many a man
has been lifted out of debasing sins
against which he has vainly struggled,
by coming to know and love a pure,
sweet woman. It is the sight of em
bodied goodness that makes us want
to be good. Many a mother, by the
quiet usefulness of her life, fills her
children with a desire to bo like her
that makes them in their turn unsel
fish. There arc obscure men and wo
men who hardly in their lives utter a
word of conscious teaching, who by
their example do more to make pcoplo
around them gentle and truthful and
Christianlike, than any preacher can
do. It is not those who talk about
goodness, but those who are good
that aro the light of the world.
Nashville Banner: Failing to accept
the 50-4 compromise docs not lessen
the responsibility of the State debt, to
the contrary if it fails to become a law
we will be compelled to pay 100-6.
This fact should bring all voters lo
the polls on tho 7th of Aucust. who
- - . cj
have their own and the State's inter-,
est at heart.
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