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BBOWNLOW iHAVB, Publishers.
Knoxville, Tenn., August 8, 1868.
Geii. ULYSSES S. GUAxTT,
lm SCHUYLER COLFAX,
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Mw-t arc iliiiKii.'.MOil W tin ifiUrulioH 4
Ui ftn.li jmM. ul KriUri ulll lie iw(.:ciTwu ti K UfonlLilr
Imiii (l U'4, uiui a ii. I'm ulcrijjiui u ruiiunl jiujrr KiU iw
rfMCiMlJmutii. jhliw a rule rum tultich tlicrr uill lit no dtWf
fun. Walrh fur lU mark awl mir fusi iul riylum
llu.uk nipt and luaolvciit ftoticea.
Nolle II ImruLy glu tu Duality Marshals, l.'lai kn and
uilitri, that all " MeMoaa fa Haukruptcy" aud 'lusolfuui y"
nun bsfaid fur Id sJaur.s. Hurb NjIIcus will uot br pub
iihsd lisrseltar uulrls acooupauii'd by tbuiiub.
I. M. rsm.lM.lU 4 Ou., aud Jut, (Jul & Co., irr nor au
tbarllsd AdiUiuf AtfiuU lor Now Turk city.
U. B. Paitih, Nj. ltsa Vlua itrasl, abuva lourtb, ( lumi
nal!, Obu, M uur on I j authorised JrtUiuf Ajuit tor
Ptncumatl an Wuii
Thirteen Rebel Generals.
The following document wao probentcd
to our Legislature by the signers, in peraon
on the first day of this month :
TO TEE HONORABLE, THE LtOISLAIURl 01
IINNES5IE NOW IN IXTBAORDINARY bI8
BION. The right cf petition and remonsu&nce
beicg conceded by all classes in this conn
try, and fooling, as we do, a deep solicitude
for the peace and quiet of our great and
glorious State, and bolonring to that class
in Tennessee who are regarded by come of
the authorities as hostile to the present or
ganization, we yield to a tense of duty, and
respectfully invite your honorable body to
a consideration cf our view of the means
that may avert the precipitation of the
criais which is acknowledged to beimuiinent.
Being indeutifiod with that large class sup
posed to bo hostile to the State Govern
ment, we bee to respectfully say that his
HiXceiiency, ine uovernor, wnoiiy misap
crehends our fcelinc and intentions in de
claring in his lato message that we beek tho
overthrow of the State Government, or to
do any other act by revolutionary or law
Ices means. JNcittier we nor tuose wnu
whom, in past days, we have bee associated
ceateinplate any sucti rasnness or tolly
nor do we believe there is in Tennessee any
organization, cither publio or secret, which
has such a purpose : and if there be, we
have neither sympathy or ufliliation there
with. We believe the peace of the State
does not require the organization 01 a mm
tary force by your honorable body, and re
pectfulty submit that such a .measure might
more birongiy toua to oiiug auout una pro
mote collision than to conserve the harmony
and good order of the country. And, In
asmuch as the supposed danger Jto the
peace oi the Stato is apprehended from
that class of the community with which we
are considered identified, as inducement and
reason to your honorable body not to or
.zanize such military forco, we pledge our
selves to maintain the order mid peace of
the State with whatever oi influence we
possess ; to uphold and support the laws,
and aid iu their execution, trusting that a
reciprocation of these sentiments by your
honorable-body will produce tho enactment
of eucb laws as will remove all irritating
causes now disturbing society. For when
it. to Huviii-ttnVkni-usI Ihat. liirrri inftttH lit
white men in lenncssoe arc demea tue
right to voto or hold office, it is not won
derful or unnatural there should exist more
or loss dissatisfaction among them. And
we beg leavo to respectfully submit for
your consideration that prompt and ef
ficient action the part of the proper au
thorities, for a removal of tho political dis
abilities, resting upon bu many of our peo
ple, would heal all the wounds of our Stato
and make us once more a prosperous, con
tented and united people. -Respectfully,
Your obedient servauta,
B. F. Cheatham,
W. B. Bate,
Thomas B. Smite,
William A. Quablm,
Joseph W. Palmeb,
Giokc-i, W. Gordon. '
. N. B. Forrest,
John C. Irown,
- -' 3. J?. Ahcxmok.
. G, Dtereu
. r:HwD li. joHWtcy; . .,
G'EOEOX ilAKIT, .'-'
Gimow J. Pillow.
Tkru icys later, being the 9th the Tsush
ville banner reports Gtneral W. A. Qrianlc.
u making the following speech, at a rebol
drjb meeting in Faria, Henry County :
He commenced hid addresti by dissecting
the late " State paper'' of his Excellonoy
laovernor crowmow, auaressed the uoncrai
Assembly of scallawags and bummers. He
spoke of tho attempt ou the part of the
Governor to incite animosity between tho
whites and the blacks, and such a scorch
ing, withering and quiet tongue-lashing
was never give to mortal man as was then
and there admininterod to tho vile old re
creant that now disgraces the Guberna
tional chair ot Tennessee. He spoke in
just terms of the infamous and false dis
patch said to have been received from
Arnrll, in regard to the Kuklux having
been looking for him in a train between
Nashville and Columbia. He said that
Arnell lived in the country some distance
from Columbia, and if the Kuklux wanted
his filthy carcus for " buzzard meat," or
any ther use, thoy could procure it any
time, without suffering under the disgrace
of being seen on a train with him.
Ke paid a just and mmled compliment
to that barrel of " Burbon County," painted
bluo, and branded on tho head "Goorgo
H. Thomas." He said that this would-be
statesman and played-out military chieltian
in his letter m answer to the Governor
dispatch, either branded himself iih a fool
oraliur. If the Geuoral, in fact, did not
have troops enough to spare u lew to semi
loTuniiossee in times oi imminent peril,
aud thoro was absolute danger of the Ku
klux, ho hud it in his power to order up u
sufficient reinforcement to assist him.
Geuoral 'guards, however, convinced his
hearers thut the whole correspondence be
tween Thomas and Browulow hud been
gotten up for political ofl'ect.
This man Quants no doubt uttered his
real sentiments iu his spucch, Hie document
he signs, ho signed for effect.
The JiamiiT thus further reports thin rebel-agitator,
iu this sumo Paris speech :
His remarks upon the suffering privation
and opprension inflicted upon the masses of
the people of Tennessee were listened to
with great attention. He addressed him
self particularly to tho returned rebels, u
largo uumbcr of whom were preseut, and
spoke of tho hardships and privations they
so nobly and patriotically coutonded against
during the war, and of tho oppression and
insult dow daily heaped upon tlit-m. He
advised them to submit to these things a
short while longer; that the day of deliv
erance was near at hand. But, said the
General, forbearance may cease to be a vir
tue, and when you have submmitted as
long as your manhood will justify it, then
rise up in one solid column and tons of
thousand!! of friends North will be at your
We .old the Northern Democrat the othoi
lays the New York Tintt, that iu claiming Jo.lua
Bill, the new Sector from Geoigia, tu a Democrat,
the; would flud they had made a mutate a to the
gentleman who ban jutl been elected. V now
learn by telegraph that Genator Hill himself has
already announced bis purpose of atuupiog the State
of Georgia foi Grant and Colfax.
Insult to Grant at hi Joseph.
A grow intuit waa offered to Qeneral Qraut and
hn party on the occasion ol their paasage through
St. Joseph the other day. The crowd at the depot
on the General's arrival was immense, aud a most
cordial and etitbutiautic welcome waj given to hiin.
A man named t. O. Hayes, having been tilled
with whisky fur the ooutoion, tooted a bom aud
others cheered for Seymour and hooted and bowled
in the most boisterous aud insulting maimer. As
soon at the eicitemeut subsided a little, Ujii. Sher
man spoke as follows : "General Grant and myself
know ho to appreciate any spirit of rfopoct, but
neither be nor myself are to !e disconcerted by any
large crowd. - We are used to large crowds, and we
cannot be disconcerted. Gen. Grant bos decliued to
make a speech, and 1 think occupying the position
be doe before the country he acts the part of wis
dom." Here some one called for three cheers for illair,
and the cheer of the ruffiaus and Lheroans ofhe
loyal fop interrupted the General for some time.
Ai soon as partial quiet was restored, Gen. Shorman
said : " Gentlemen, I do not in goneral counsel tio
lence, but, were I a citizen of .St. Joeoph, I would
take that man referring to the one who commenced
the disturbance down to the Missouri river and
duck him. We have fought rebels, and wo thought
they had enough of fighting.". This sentiment
called out prolonged and hearty cheers, aud the
General, finding he could not be heard further, re
tired. ... : ; f
A tit. Louis dispatch says in cuunoclion with the
"The old rebellious spirit of 1S1 is cropping out
in many parts of the Stato, aud there will be livalv
limes and not a little blooddhod before tho cam
paign is over. Frank Blair s letter aud the teach
ings of "Wade Hampton, Governor Wife, Robert
Tootubi, and their allies, are having their legiti
mate ett'ect, and cauuot resnlt but in tumult and
A Democrat ou the New Tork Noml
nations. Mr. 1'. U. iiibley, a member of the Democratic
Stale Central Committee of California, on hearing
of the nominations at New York riguod his posi
tion as a member of the committee, and announced
his iuloution ol voting lor Grant and Colfax. The
paper Jrooi the Pacific ooaal bring hi letters in
full, and as it undoubtedly express tho uinUmc-nts
of tons of thousands of war Democrats in all park
of tbe country, we reproduce It. Indeed, llr. Sib
ley' reasons for withdrawing from the Democratic
party, as given below, must command the aeutof
every honest war Democrat ia the country :
Qtxtltmen tht DerbcraJae Stait Ctntrcl Com
mitU: I would be doing violence to ay own feelings,
and guilty cf unfair woudnct U you, did I continue
longer to (hart your counsal and posaeu myself of
your plans in tho coming political campaign. In
lontiuient aud SnrjJalby Iaj so fouger totts you.
llj Judgment neither approve the platform of prin
ciple pat forth by the Nw York city convention,
nor does my sense of doty to the country justify me
ia aiding to advance. Horatio Seymour to the office
of President of the United Gtales. In remember
ing that I Am a Democrat, I cannot forget that I
owe a higher allegiance to tbe American Union. I
should be glad to remain n the Democratic f&rt-j,
could I beucve that in doing to tarn not taerifuing
inoM principUs of palriotim that are higher and
holier than any sentiment of mere party foalty. 1
believe that the war was inaugurated by tbe South
in tbe interest of tlavery. I believe that it was the
duly of the Government to rod.it the bjrwv ot ac
cession by arm. I believe the calliug out ol troupe,
the draft of soldiers, the prosecution of war against
rebellion, was constitutional and necessary lor tbe
preservation of the Republic. I believe the eman
cipation of slaves was necessary and unavoidable
as a war measure. I believe tbe creation of the na
tional debt grew out of the exigencies of a long
continsed and desperate conflict. I beliove the is
sue of paper currency was an evil incident to the
struggle. I believe that the national debt should
be paid to tbe last dollar in coin of tbe national
mint, and that no form or measure of repudiation
i consistent with national honor.
I am opposed to the taxation of Governmeut
bonds, at a broach of covenant made with the bond
holders, and I am opposed to paying those bonds
with currency instead of rold. I am not In any de
gree fearful of negro supremaoy, nor do I beliove
that if to the negroes are conceded their just rights
nnder tbe law, there will be any danger of elevating
them to a social equality with any superior race.
I am and ever have been opposed to mob violence,
and I never will east my vote nor ue my lnflunc
to advance to high honor any roan who, a. Onver-
uor of a great commonwealth, could fraternize with
a moo or sncourag opposition to just law, or wno,
wbeu the nation needed its last man to nut down
the rsbelllon, could, by opposing ths draft, put him
self and the State ia hostility to tbe General Gov
1 uould baveauppurted war Democrat like Han
cock or Hendricks. 1 could support a Ilujmblican
like Frank F. filair, Jr., your candidate lor Vice
President. His early stand for tbe rights of the
black iniiu ; his opposition to slavery ; bis brilliant
war record, commencing ia the streets of St. Louis,
aud ending iu tfheruisn's march through Georgia,
1 approve : but, u 1 cunuot sustain lilair without
sustaining Seymour, 1 feel iu duty aud conscience
compelled to vote for Grant and Colfax.
I shall uxpeot ths bitter auiiuadversious of all
who love the Democratic parly better tban they
love their country. I shall expeot to have my mo
live questioned aud my honor impugned. I shall
uxpoct to be assailed by partisan mallgully, and to
have huapod upon me au unlimited amount of per
sonal abusu ; but conscious of the rectitude of my
motives, aud iu tbe confident belief that I am but
diiiuij uiy duty, 1 have deuuiod it proper to resign
uiy position us a member of tho Democratic Hlate
Central Committee. 1 therefore respectfully ten
der you my resignation, gratefully remembering
our past pleuaul relations, and entertaining for
you nil only kind personal feelings.
I am, very respectfully, gentlemen,
Sis 1'uA.NCibto, July 13, 1808.
II is evident that Air. tiibley bad uot read Frank
Blair's letter at tbe time the above resignation was
written, which, being only a few day; after tho nom
inations were made, was loo soou for the mails to
have ruaohed tbeFacific coast, aud of course the
letter wsj not telegraphed Mi. Sibley, however,
baa doubtless discovered by this lime uew reusous
to congratulate biinsolf ou the step be baa taken,
and can scarcely feel any further regret that be is
not able to support Blair without supporting Sey
mour. rosa ths tttw Tork Tribes.
Does Mr. F. t. Blair, ths younger of that name,
travel with a simple oarpet-bag, when be makes a
sporadic excursion or does be carry bis goods and
chattels in a trunk of noble Saratoean proportions?
We ask the question, because Mr. filair is one of
tnose wnose sensitive mind is particularly exerc sed
about the personal baggage of Northern men whose
avocations lead them to journey, or whose enter
prise induces tbem to settle in the Southern States.
Mi. Cox, who threatens to eo to Conertss from
this city, bu no donbt broocht here all bis raiment,
and other persona) property, in a great number of
uncommonly gigantic cheats; and should be be
nominated tor anytning, ne win probably make an
affidavit that bis wardrobe is all that a good Dem
ocratic wardrobe should be. But bow about Mr.
Blair's shirts, collars, costs, vests, drawers, panta
loons, stockings and boots? Did a Tammany Hall
committee investigate this matter properly, before
Mr. Blair was advanced to bis present proud posi
tion ? Moreover, as it has been settled that emigra
tion from one Bute to another is a misdemeanor
deserving tbe sternest rebuke, ws beg leave to in
iuire what Mr. Blair is doing so far away from
lexington, Ky., where upon the 19th of February.
A. V., 1821, the little Francis was vouchsafed to
his anxious parents coming into this world, as we
have reason to believe, without even so much as
carpet-bag for tbe long journey before bim ? Why
didn't Mr. Blair stay in Kentucky, his childhood s
borne ? Why did he commit tbe immense indiscre
tion of meandering to Missouri, and of allowing
nimseu 10 ne eieciea lo vosgress irom mat alien
Slate? When be annealed for votes to his constitu
ents, did they fling his baggage in bis face and cross
examine bim about the place of his nativity ?
One would think, on listening to ths Democratic
protests against Northern emigration tu She South,
that the process of pulling up slakes was entirely
unknown in this country until yesterday. It really
seem to u quite a reputable for a Yankee to
transfer himself and his fortunes from New Eng
land to Georgia, as for an old-fashioned patriarch,
a tooacco cnewing Aoranam, to marcn irom. Vir
ginia lo Kentucky with a coffle-gang of " niggers "
in hi train. How many spots of the sunny South
have been settled by errant planters whose princi
pal biiggaze was their bowie-knives I Finallv.
when New Orleans, the great commercial mart of
tbe Soutn, was at the summit of its prosperity, did
we ovor boar any objection mads to the influx of
ortnsrn mercnauts and Aorlbern money 7 flow
long is it since it became reprehensible for a native
of JNew England or hew York to explore fresh
fields of commerce and pastures new of trade ?
And how long will it be before the worn out land
of Virginia will be worth upon an average more
than tixpence an acre, if their enhancement in
value is to depend upon those who swear migbtilv
that abolition has ruined tho Stale, and who have
not money enough in their pocket to purchase
seed for a single crop, evon if tbey have the incli
nation to sow one i An influx of carpet-bas-ers
alone can save these chevaliers from having nothing
wuttwvor 10 stay weir vacant siomacns, and yet
they go on railing at every energetic and indoatri-
ous man wno makes im appearance among them,
when thoy haven't even a respectable almshouse to
crawl to for relief I Carpet-bag, indeed I Why,
they haven't eo much as carpet-bag, let alone
something to put into them. They have only an
agricultural theory, borrowed from Gov. Wise, that
maKuig long ipeeufies and cursing tbe Yankee will
secure fine crops. Some of them are tentibls
enough, we admit, to know bettar; but whan you
encounter a really intelligent Virginian you don't
near mm cumng ana swearing about carpet-bars.
There 1s a great deal of loose talk about allowing
members of Congress to represent States in which
they were not bora, bat tbe truth is thai it haa al.
ways been so, and in this shifting, nneasv. actar-
prising and half-ssttlsd country, it is likely to be so
for some time to eons. We nave been carpet-
oaggiug peopie irom we Beginning, ana toe great
Wet owe iu rv existence to comers -wbn hail
bags, it is true, bat wereforced to travel in search of
something to pat Jnto tbem. Then, pray tell us,
how mant distinguished' men have been seat to
Congress from tbi. Vs rn whilb tuey bom 1
The great Fernando Wood, of whom as Kepreaen
tative this city ii sojuitly proud, opeaed his infant
eyes in Philadelphia. Brother Benjamin saw fit to
be born in Kentucky. -The late Stephen A. Dong
la bailed, as an intasft from Vermout. Damni
W ebster, the pride of Massachusetts, was a son of
New Hampshire 1 rogtown, Ky, produced Sena
tor David tt Ateh sou. The Chief Justice, always
recognised a. a tegular Ohio man, was a New
Hampshire produaiou, and the White Mountains
presented Lewis Cms to Michigan. Iven the ex
traordinary Andy Johnson was planted and water
ed (so to speak) in North Carol ue, but it was Ten
nessee that gave bim hi political increase. New
York may justly claim (if the tee fit) tbe Hon. Jas.
K. Dooliltle as her own child. Didn t tbe illustri
ous Andrew JeckD go (with or without a carpet
bag) from South Carolina to Tennessee? Felix
Grundy from Virginia to the seme Bute? James
K. l'olk from North Carolina still to the same
State? Gen. Harrison was certainly an Ohio man,
but for all that hs was born in Virginia. So was
Henderson of Micouri. Our friend and brother,
Mr. James Brooki. rime, carpet-bag in hand, from
Maine to this city, iu which he is so beloved and
cherished, thus resembling; in one respect Napoleon
Bonapart, who shifted from Corsica to Fans, and
proved himself the most extraordinary carpet-bagger
of the age. K-cn the excellent and amiable
William Pitt Feswndm, albeit he is the Senator
from Maine, bunt upon the world in New Hamp
shire; while the Illinois man, Lyman Trumbull, is
by birth a Connecticut sprout of tbe true nutmeg
genus. Nw Hmf hlr. too, that excellent none
of mighty men preatod to Iowa Mr. James W.
Orimea. The eminent Marry came to New York
from MaAifirhumttv Kentucky nourished MeCler-
nand upon bar ample bosom, but Illinois gels tbe
particular benefit of her successful laotation. Mr.
Ldward Bates, in Mr. Lincoln's cabinet, was a Vir
ginia man hailing from Missouri. Pennsylvania
produced Bingham of Ohio, Kentucky yielded
baker of Illinois, Virginia brought forth' Blow of
Missouri, Ohio may claim Hendricks of ludiaua,
and Ibis list of men born in ous place and reachiug
f;reatness In anotber migbt be isusiuerauiy pro
onged. Even Yancey ol Alabama was a carpel-
i .. ..... , i ' :.. .i.n.. !. UU.I..1I f
bag irunsier irotu ueoruitt, wuua uuuu oiiuun u.
Louisiana was the valuable gift of New York, Of
the two uien who at a great historic period were the
most prominent in tue Republic, it may ne noieu
that Abraham Lincoln of Illinois as born in Ken
tucky, and J ellurson Pvi of Mississippi in Ken
tuoky. Theory against Northern men who settle in the
Southern States is tbe last dyin gasp of tbe rebel
lion j the final ob illition of a hatred which we be
lieve is detained to psss away with those who child
ish!) eulortaln it; tic i?n ol a prejudice of which
tho ueit geueraliou will know nothing, al loa4 feel
nothiug. 11 was by no moaus the smallest evil of
shivery that it engendered and nourk'jod that petty
tealousy with which prosperity is usually regarded
iv nion of failing fortuuoa. We do not supnoso
that the Union will ever bo tree from local rivalries,
but we do confidently anticipate tbe time when, as
between the North and South, even these will be
free from that small aud suspicious passion with
which lbs slave States have been accustomed lo re
gard Northern prosperity; aud this desirable con
summation einigratlou from tho free Status will un
iMl'OBUar to Evikvuody. lu auolhet column
we publish s J advertisoujunt from John Ml Uur f A
Co, of thia city, who are daily rccoiviui; magnifi
cent Lake Ice, which they sell ou the moat ruaaou
able terms. Our reader cannot do better tbau pat
ronise fchorf & Co. Their office u at the corner of
Gay and Church slreotu, uuder the building of B. H.
Davis A Co., on the south tide of tbe streot, once
occupied as the residence of Col. John H. Crozier
Blam Books, Ricobss, Ezkcctior Dockiio,
Ac, made to order at short notice, in any style of
Nashville, Auguct 8, 1868. Tbe report of the
Director of the Penitentiary was presented by Sen
ator Elliott, accompanied with charges against tbi
On motion the' charges were referred to the Com
mittee on Penitentiary.
A bill was introduced by Senator buiith tc be en
titled an act to aid in tbe suppression of organisa
tions appearing or parading in rntzk in this Stat )
Tbe Speaker decided the bill out of order.
Senator Cate read a portion of the Governor's
meusago, whereiu he declared such organisations
Tbe Speaker withdrew bis decision, and tbe bill
was referred to tbe Judiciary Committee.
Whereas, The report of the Finance Board, sub
mitted through its President, S. Watson, censuring
the conduct of the Comptroller and Secretary of
State, during and since tueir connection with said
Beard, placiug the responsibility of the failure to
pay the interest of the Slate debt upon theiu ; there
fore, Resolved, That the Comptroller and Secretary be,
and are hereby requested to report such facts upon
tbe subject as may be in their possession as early as
A report from Colonel A. E. Boouo, apxiulcd to
audit the accounts connected with the taulitia ser
vice last year, was presented by the Speak m. It
was referred to the committee appointed to take in
to consideration that portion of the Governor's me,
sage relating to Colonel Boone.
Mr. Kyder presented a petition from tbe people
of Shelby, aud Mr. Poston a petition from the peo
ple of Dyer, praying for an extension of the trau
cbise to those deprived of that right, which were
both ordered to be spread upon the journal.
A bill to be entitled "An Act to suppress insur
rection and enforce tbe laws of tbe State," was in
troduced by Mr. Meyers.
Tbe bill passed its first reading, and was referred
to tho committee ou that pari of the Governor's
message relating to tbe militia.
NasuvilU, August 4. The Speaker presented
tho supplementary message of the Governor.
A rosoluliou to refer the niessuge to a select com
mittee of five on ths part of tho Senate, and on
the part of the House, was adopted.
A bill to bo entitled an act for the government
and management and leasiug of the Penitentiary
Mr. Smith raised a question, whether this bill
could be presented at this session, as it had parsed
three readings in the House at the former eussiou,
and was theu referred to the Judiciary Committee,
who presented a bill in lieu. This, he hold, killed
Tbo ttpeeker, however, decided that this sosaiou
was in no way connected with the former session.
Mr. Smith read a portion of the Governor's men
sage, wherein he protested against the erection of
any new buildings at that place, which tbe bill pro
vides for ; and on his motion the bill was laid upon
tXHMiuxE sr An otabs. '
Mr. McKinley, from the Special Joint Commit
tee to whom- was referred that portion of the Gov
ernor's message relating to Col Boone's accounts in
connection with tbe Stat Guard, reported that the
committee haj examined tbe accenuta and found
them correct; a'so recommending that the Comp
troller be authorized to issue his warrant for
f 2,214 11, to liquidate certain accounts not yet set
Mraioaut. - Vm, cojiuu.mi uui1ju.
Mr. PsMssf ereaented the memorial racantlv
adopted at the conference of Confederate Generals.
He remarked tins! the meuorial deserved the best
consideratlou that could be given by the House.
It came from men who, when the war of giants was
going on between the North and the South, were
no pigmies. The Military Committee felt. how.
ever, that they had a duty to perform, and that the
uovernor snouid ne domed witb luU authority and
furnished with all the means necessary to put a stop
to the outrages uow being daily committed. He
moved that the memorial be refered to the Com
mittee on Military Affairs.
"An act for tbe preservation of tbe public peace.''
Providing for tbe suppression of the Kuklux Klan
by imprisonment for not less tkon five years and a
fine of $1,000, half to go lo the witness whose testi
mony secure conviction. Passed first readinc and
referred UAU Committee on Judiciary.
To esUsV.isb a branch of the Penitentiary in East
Tennessee, the site to be selected by the committee
appointed for the purpose.
ine Governor s Supplementary Message and ac
companying documents were submitted.
Nashville. Aust. 4. There waa no iiuaitiMa
transacted in the Senate to-day. Adjourned till 3
r. m.. w morrow.
Mr. Dourrbtv onntinimd hla mmarlii fmm .u.
day against the extension of tbe franchise at pres-
Messrs. Stone and Mvnati follow! in th um
line of argument.
The rpeskar, Mr. Kider and Mr. Wlbm snade
some remark iu favor of anting upon the Gover
nor's message suhioflling a proposition in eilenrf
Mr. Cason spoke earnestly iu tavor of eulargiug
the franchise, aud ooutendull that now is the time
Mr. Casou uoutlnued bis argument iu lavor of a
liberal policy towards thu disfranchised. As far as
he knew the sentiments of those who served with
bim In thu Union army, every wau except one of
bis oompauy of uiuuty approved bis course.
Sir. Bowles From the time Adam was a year
old, did you ever know a government to be given
up to the whipped party ?
Mr. Canon 1 do uot propose to give this gov urn
umul up to the ex-rebel. 1 believe that the lie
publican parly uauuol exist iu lui State a year
Ion uur under tbe franchise law.
Mr. Stouu Do you believe tbsl the Ki'publioan
is wrong i
t. Oasou Tos. 1 believe the Knpublican par
ty iu Tennessee is in advance of tbe National lie
publicau parly of tbe North, and thai it is our duly
to come back aud range our solves by Hie Cougros.
siouul policy of rocoiistructiou.
Mr. Jiowlo.. mudu a briot arguuionl auiujl the
policy of now admitting diafraucbisud rebels to the
box aud lo tbe control of tbo Slate. By their
rebellion they bad disti'Hucliined lueuisolvei. It was
tbuir own fault.
Mr. Singlotary This question bus resolved itself
into an aflair of considerable magnitude. 1 warn
you that these demonstration of the last few days,
the pressure Inside and outside of thu General As
sembly, have all been in tbe interest of the Demo
Mr. Hacker Tla.e conciliatory apoucbos were
but part and parcel of tbo proceedings of the past
two or throe days, and were lutcuJed to lire th
public wind ou the franchise question. Suub sen
liuieut. a thofte of thu gentleman who had pre '
coded bim served only to give aid and comfort to
tbe robelc, who looked to him a,i tbeir rigbt baud
Gov. Browulow did cot waul the quantum agi
tated. If he were hero to-dav be would tell the
House to let it aloue. '
Mr. Kercheval Vlb y, thou, did be soud tbe me
Mr. Hacker Merely out of courtly to lbu mau
Lea. They bod already agitated the question
enough, ll it were wferrwfto a committee, here
would come more of your sham peace couiuiisuon
ert, aud he would not be surprised if JeS. Davis
himself were telegraphed fot. A toe this man,
Q.uarles, bis speech showed that he know all about
the Kuklux Klan, but was in full sympathy with
Mr. Wines About tea days before tbe Legisla
ture met, a party of Kuklux, generally supposed to
be from Christian county, Keulucky, just over tbe
line, made a raid into Montgomery county. A
"Union meeting" was held that is, a meeting oi
men of bottf parties. It was called at the sugges
tion of Gen. Win. A. Quarles.
It was agreed that tbe police should be instructed
to arrest all persona appearing ou the streets in dis-
:iiii;e, or luiertering wun citizens, ice jlukiux
Klan was not regarded with favor by men ef cither
party in Montgomery county.
Mr, White, of Greene, uoutended that iu view ut
the plain language used in tbe Governor's first mes
sage, tbe Houe had no rigbt to touch tbe question
of franchise at this session, and argued against any
question looking to the early enfranchisement ol
The War in Hayti and St Domingo.
Havana, August 4. The following news has been .
received from Hayti :
A battle took place on the 24lh of July, between
the revolutionists and the forces of Salnave, which
ended in a victory for the former.
Tbo revolutionists have concentrated 4,000 troops,
well provided wii.li pivviJou and ammunition,
around tbe city of Port an Prince, and are pressing
ou with renewed vigor.
Gen. Lynch, revolutionary commander, bas is
sued a manifesto protesting agaiurt the oe-wlon of
any linytien territory to the United States.
The Dominican troops have crossed tbe frontier
aud commenced tbe invasion of Hayti.
, Gen. firyer aud bis son bad been murdered.
Kobberies and depradationt are reported in va
rious parts of the country.
Advices from St. Domingo represent tbe revolu
tionary movement against Bae as steadily pro-,
greasing, under the leadership of Gen. Luperon.
A decisive victory bu been gained by one of bis
Generals. Tbe speedy fall of Bser, aud tbe expul
sion of his government is anticipated.
Alexandria, Aw.l.'IiQ locomotive Augusta, of
the Alexandria, Washington aud Georgetown Kail
road, exploded at the depot of the Oraugo aud
Alexandria Kailroad, just previous to starting for
Washington, knocking away porlions of two
houses in the vicinity, scattering IDS fragments in
every direction. Ouo colored man, named Field,
is beliovod to be fatally injured. Thu engineer aud
fireman are both badly hurl A boy bad bis hip
broken, a woman Was severely burl, and several
otbur persons were more or less injured.
Montgomery, Atg. 4. The UousO to-day wan oc
cupied ou a bill allowing occojs to tailrcad cars aud
steamboats, without regard lo color, which wo
passed. The Senate discussed the bill removing all
political disabilities, but without decided action
Treaty with Indians.
Wflj.to.oJari, jitie. 4. Tbe following official tele
gram has been received :
EiLiwcan;, Nebraska, Aug. i
-1 have just arrived from Fort Lamed. I saw the
Arrapahoee, Apacles, Kiowa and Coaanches.
Everything is arranged satisfactorily, and I appre
bend no trouble. ,.
SignsdJ ' Teokab Mr?HT,
MtT.pMj, August ti.-A petition is being circft-"
Uted among the Conservative Kepubhcens atking
tbe Legislature not to call out tbe militia The
BuUchn (Republican) favors it.
ll s n . .
Hew York Itemi. '
Aeu York, Augast 6. Tho proposition lo ceuftr
upon Horace Greeley the oflice of City Kcgistar
made tocant by the death of Gsji. Halpine, meets'
with general favor.
The activity in cold u aliwn k.. it,. -
the clearing yesterday and to-day al tb-i gold tx
change were about f 10i,000,000, or nearly double
j jijju ui tue paat sevan montiu.
During the uionih of July 2&.919 lmmii-raulo
reached this city. . , '
SStetrlct Ceurl of tbe Vattrt bums fcr ths CaiUra Di.ltict
la the bmiu of . t. Rurai, Bankrupt.
CasU ra District of TtnnMMt. m.
mills ISTO ClVfl! X-flTTf t mtt am M.
. ' . . .lUlllyu, A HJY X J1
X. th. rub dar f Jnlj. a warrant of Baakrtptcs
as Innad oat of th ll trie! r.'nnri r ,u. v.u-t ...-."! ,
aaid District, against tho niat of W. F. Blarn, of lbi
onaatj ot Hawkins, ia naid dlitrirt, who has bara adludawl a
S.akroptoB huowa sxtitloa i that tb pajrmfnlof any 3.btt
and tba dalitary of any propartr b.uDln to toon bank,
rapt, to him, of fir bu an, and tba trainer of any pro
Prtjr by bin. ar forbiddD by law ; and that a awlii of
tho creditors of said Baaknipt, to pro thair d-bla a ad lo
ebooo ea or ant aatifniwa of bis mrtatn, will b. bald at a
Coort of Bankruptcy, to boldan at th court bona I
Koipmill, Inaald Jutrlct, afnr Jml A. Iwwot, ana
of ths ilajliuti la Bankrnptay for aaid diatrkt, oa Uia SNth
day of ffepirnbor, A. 1). lilt, at in o'clock, S If.
K MrOANNEL, Mmi,M
aa Mw?t . and U. . warakal ,t aaid Ix.trkl