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xi ik I'r.oi-r.iM ricKirr. VOU rKEMlEXT, HORATIO SEYMOUR, OK NEW VOUK. -. ! ' KOR VICE PRESIDENT, FRANK P. BLAIR, " OK MISSOURI. The State Democratic Executive Commit toe. Tho State Democratic Executive Com mittee of Tennessee have resolved up on a vigorous niul active prosecution of the campaign for the National Presi dential ticket for Seymour and Blair. The Hon. Kmvni Cooper has been appointed Elector for the State at large, rice Hon. George W. Jones, resigned, and has accepted the position. A Committee of Finance has been ap pointed by the committee, consisting of the following named gentlemen: L. F. licecli, Esq., Chairman ; W. Matt Brown, A. G. Adams. Samuel D. Morgan, Sam uel It. Anderson, of Davidson County ; John r.axtcr, of Knox, and M. 1). L. Stewart, of Shelby. The Democrats nnd Conservatives of each Electoral District are requested to hold conventions and nominate candi dates for District Electors, by or be fore tho 21st of September. In the event of a failure to hold such convention in any district, the State- Executives Com mittee will designate a candidate. Democratic papers throughout the State nre requested to publish this an nouueemcnt. , GKOKiiE J. STl'HBLEKIELn, , Chairman Ex. State Committee. Alhekt Rotiekts, Scc'y pro tern. Quick ou Trigger. The Knoxvillc HV17 of Wednesday contains a proclamation calling for the militia to organize, and hold themselves in readiness for an v emergency that mav arise. Though not running under the pauper press law, wc would gladly pub lish the proclamation, but have'ut room this week for more than the extract be low. It recites the law recently passed and proceeds : Now, therefore, I. William G. Brown low, Governor, of Tennessee, in pursu ance of the provisions of the foregoing Act, do call upon the good, loyal and patriotic people white and colored of every county in the State to proceed, without dtlay, and raise companies of loyal and able-bodied men and report uie same to mo at Aashvillc. Whether any ot the companies, white or colored so organized, will be actually called into the field, will depend entirely upon the conduct of tho peo ple, themselves, in the several counties. I earnestly hope that there be no occa sion to call out these troops; hut that the effort of all the citizens to preservo and maintain tho peace will succeed and thus obviate the necessity ot this stern resort But, if, unhappily, better councils do not prevail and order is not restored, and if I am compelled to meet armed marauders by force, I purpose to meet them with such numbers and 111 such manner as the exigency shall demand, whatever mav bo the consequences. I will not be deterred from tho discharge of my duty, herein, by threat of violence from rebel speakers or rebel newspapers, nor by any other means of intimidation. As United States troops are to be sent into the State to preservo peace and protect well-disposed and law-abiding citizens, wo hope 110 collision will occur between them and tho loyal mili tia white or colored. Sinco the above was in type we have eonio across tho following in tho Knox villc Press and Herald: "Wo are informed by Mr. Iloxie, Su perintendent E. T. and Va. Kail Road, that nineteen cars, loaded with soldiers, will arrive at Bristol today from Rich mond. "We suppose they arc to be used lor preserving peace 111 lenncsscc. This, if true, would indicate that A. J. was about to outflank W. G. B. in the business of keeping the peaco, and that the radicals in Middle and West Tennessee are to receive more military protection than they contracted for There is such a thing as being a little too smart sometimes. Maine. Wo can't see any particular necessity for explanations about Uie Republican gains in the State of Maine. It has been voting pretty much in one direc tion for tho last half century. New England interests are ever in antago nism with those of every other portion of tho country, and if any of our friends are Biinple enough to think that cither Vermont, Maine, Xew Hampshire, Mas sachusetts, or Rhode Island, will vote for Seymour and Blair they will be disap pointed. Connecticut, Xew York, Xew Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Mary laud and West Virginia will voto the Democratic ticket in Xovember solid. The dchateable territory is Ohio, Indi aua and Illinois. If Grant's military prestige is to amount to any thing any where, it will be in those State. "We are happy In the knowledge that the best informed of pur frloitda in the West are confident of sncecss. t 1 Genera War in Europe. . London, Sept. 10. Tho lending arti cle iu the Pall Mall Gazette Says that in eyery 'capital 'of Europe the belief that a great and hmnediato war Im pends, grows day by day. Speaking at Madisonville. On last Monday at MadisonviUo such of tho poople present as were disposed to listen, were addressed for two hours or more by the Hon. Horace Maynard. We have but little to say 6f Mr. May- hard's effort on the occasion, as we were not in the Court-room while it was be ing made longer than to notice the size of tho crowd, and the manner in which his remarks were received. The num ber of persons present was not so large as at Cleveland on tho preceding Mon day, though more noisy and demonstra tive. As wo have before stated on one or two occasions that gentleman seems to have lost the power to draw the peo ple around him, or to impress them with confidence in his sincerity and earnestness. In other words, he is get ting to be tiresome and common-place to the more intelligent even of his own party. This much wo could readily gather by moving among tho crowd outside after tho speaking was over. Whatever the underlying motive, he is daily toning down and growing tamer, and if the gentleman keeps on improv ing in that respect, lie will soon be as harmless an opponent on the stump as 0110 could desire. It would bo unenn did to indulge a remark as to what he is after, but when Mr. Maynard begius to cultivate and show amiability to wards the opposition, yon may with safety bet your bottom dollar that he either expects a rival candidate from his own ranks, or sees something in the distance not yet palpable to the more obtuse vision of the masses of the party. On Tuesday, Col. Clcmcntson, of this place, in obedience to tho wishes of many persons present, made a speech, consuming about an hour and thirty minutes. The Court-house was well tilled too much so to be comfortable. We have a pretty extensive acquaint ance iu Monroe, and was pleased to see a good many of the more intelligent of the radicals present, and that they lis tened closely to the pointed and forci ble remarks and illustrations of the speaker; and more particularly while he was giving them the facts and figures in regard to the public debt and on the subject of taxation. These are subjects which wo all can comprehend and ap preciate they are matters about which we alleef keenly, and wo trust that ev ery Democratic speaker, in the short sharp and decisive canvass that is to en sue, will thoroughly impress his mind with their importance and make them the leading features in all his efforts be fore the people. These are sufficient to carry conviction to the mind of every tax-payer in the State that a change of rulers is necessary to relieve an over burdened people and to prevent general bankruptcy and a total destruction of tho public credit. Though occasionally subjected to the impertinent annoyances of three or four young men who should never bo pres ent on such occasions until they learn to deport themselves like gentlemen, Col. Clementson'8 remarks were strong, pointed and forcible, and we should say somewhat effective, from tho occa sional fluttering and nervousness obser vable among tho leaguers in the back part of the hall. It was the first time he had ever addressed a Monroe coun ty audience, and with the few excep tions mentioned, he was listened to throughout by the unusually large crowd present with deep and interested attention. For our own part, wo are quite willing the canvass of the District should bo committed to Col. Clement son's charge, feeling as we do that it will be ably and vigorously prosecuted. The Canvass in the West. A few days since the Radical press were parading with great glee a report ed dispatch from Mr. Pendleton to the Chairmau of the Democratic Central Committee of Illinois, abandoning his appointments in that State, in order to devote himself to the canvass in Ohio. To show how much of truth there was in this, it may be stated that the Demo cratic papers of Illinois announce that Mr. Pendleton will certainly fill his ap pointments, and leaves his own State confident of largo Democratic gains. The Philadelphia Press (Radical) gives these dispatches, however, show ing that the Radicals are hard pressed everywhere. Pennsylvania must take care of herself, for in Indiana and Xew York the Democracy arc driving things : Cakhonhale, III., Aug. 2(5, 1808. Hon. Galusha A. Grow, Philadelphia; My Dear Sir: Since my return from the East, I find our people unwilling for me to leave for the West. Indiana, liko Pennsylvania, requires work, and I liavo agreed to fill appointments al ready inudo for mo till October 12. I regret that I cannot help you as I in tended. Respectfully, John A. Logan. Canastota, N. Y., Sept 8. Hon. Galusha A. Grow, Philadelphia : Sir Since writing yesterday, 1 find I can not possibly go to Pennsylvania. J. F. Bruce. Houk a Candidate. Tho Hon. L. C. IIouk is announced, through the Knoxvillc HTiig, as a can didate for Congress in this (the Second) District ,. July Interest. A telegraphic dispatch from New York was received at the office of the State Comptroller on tho 15th, to the ef fect that the Eest Tennessee and Virgin ia, and East Tennessee and Georgia rail roads finished paying la thoir July interest yesterday. The Militia IH11. Tho Legislature closed its labors on last Thursday night by adopting tho following bill, which is now a law. We give it to our readers as it comes to us through the Nashville papers, and pre sume that it is essentially correct. Though not so bad as the original House bill, it is bad enough we should think to satisfy tho most intense and thought less loagucrs in the country. It pla ces a largo discretionary power in the hands of tho Governor, which wc think nothing but the extremcst neces sity would tempt him to exercise. It will be seen that the bill is sweeping in its provisions, evcu to tho repealing of tho constitution. We annex the voto by which tho bill passed in each house : AN ACT to enforce the laws of the State: Whereas. There exists in this State lawless bands of desperadoes, who arc setting at dcllance civil law, and by threats and acts of violence nre forcing many ot our citizens to leave their homes ; and, W HKKEA8, In certain localities it is cntirelv impossible for tho civil officers of the State to enforce the laws thereof: in order that the supremacy of the. law mav be maintained, and that peaco and order may prevail ; therefore, . Section 1. Be it enacted bv tho (tcn- eral Assembly of the State of Tennes see, That the Governor be and lie is hereby authorized and empowered to organize, equip and call into active ser vice, at his discretion, n volunteer force, to bo known as the "Tennessee State Guards," to bo composed of one or more regiments from each Congressional dist rict of the State ; provided always that said Tennessee State Guards shall be composed of loyal men, who shall take and subscribe to an oath to support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Tennes see. Sec. 2. Bo it further enacted. That the State Guards organized under the provisions of this act shall bo governed by the revised rules and regulations of the United States armv Sec. 3. Be it further enacted. That the Comptroller of the State shall issue his warrant upon the Treasurer, payable 10 me orucr ot the governor, tor any amount in the opinion of the Governor actually necessary for the organization. equipment, transportation, support, and payment of said State Guards, not to exceed tho sum of fif'tv thousand dollars at any one time, and the same shall be paid out of any funds 111 the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, tho amount so drawn from tho Treasury to be re placed as hereinafter provided. &ec. 4. Uo it lurther enacted, That whenever a full representation is made to the Governor from anv county or counties bv the Judge and the Attorncv General of the circuit in which said county is situated, and the Senator and Representatives and ten Union men of good moral character, of said county or counties, that the laws can not be en forced, and tho good citizens of that eountv or counties can not be protected in their lust rights-oii r.ccount or rebel lion or insurrection, or the opposition of tho peoplo to tho enforcement of law and order, the Governor be, and he Is hereby empowered to declare martial law in any county or counties of the State for tho protection and safety of tno citizens tnercot, and to quarter said troops within any county or counties so declared under martial law, In such number as may be necessary for tho preservation of peace and the protection ot the lives of citizens thereof; and fur thermore, as it is right and proper that the pcacabic and law-abicing citizens o the State should not be held responsible or sutler loss for the violent acts of such turbulent communities, it shall be the duty of the Governor to assess and collect a sufficient amount for the full pavment of said State Guards so cm ployed out of said county or counties declared under martial law, as provided for in sections 3 and 4 of an act passed February 1, 18(18, chapter xxxiii, entitled "An act to amend an act tor the protec tion ot Sheriffs, etc. Sec. 5. Be it further enacted, That upon the application of the sworn state ment of ten or more known uncondl tional Union men of good moral charac ter, or three Justices of the Peace of any county in this State, setting forth that tho civil laws can not be enforced, and that the law-abiding citizens can not bo protected in their rights and lib erty without the aid of the military au thorities, it shall be the duty of the Governor to furnish such number of troops as may be necessary to enforce tho laws and protect tho citizens from violence. Sec. 6. Bo it further enacted, That all laws and parts of laws in conflict with this act aro repealed, and this act shall take effect and be iu force from and after its passage. The following is tho vote in the Sen ate 011 the bill : Ayes Aldridgo, Eaton, Frierson, Henderson. Keith, Mathews, Norman, Rodgcrs, Wyattaud Speaker Scuter 11. Noes Cute, Elliott, Fuson, Garner, Lindsly, Lyle, McCall and Patterson 8. Tho following is tho voto in the House : Ayes Baker, Bowles, Chiles, Cagle, Cordell, Dame, Dowdy, Dyer, Faulk ner, Galbraith, GrifHth.Gilmer, Hodges, Hunt, Hacker, Innian of Cocke, Inman, of Knox, Jordan, Lillard, Medlin, Mey ers, Murray, Mynatt, Mason, Moore, Postou, Porter, Prosser, Prestwood, Pitts, Reeves, Singletary, Shepherd, Smith, Sparkman, Stone, Tavlor of Car- tor, Taylor of Perry, Thornburg of j ranger, I hornburg of Jefferson, White of Bradley, White of Greene, Welsh, Walker and Speaker Richards 45. Nays Brewer, Carter. Cason, John son, McNair, Reed, Robinson, Ryder, Roach, Thompson, Turner, Woodward and Williams 13. .. Fearful of Defeat. Tho . Ohio Stato Journal, a violent Radical sheet, frantically exclaims: "For Heaven's sake, friends, ., work I Work from this day until the election, or we are beaten in Ohio, in Indiana, in Pennsylvania, in New York, and in the whole country f" This would indicate that tho Rads are fearful. of defeat in the Presidential election. The Committee of Conference. From tho following order of tho War Department it will be seen that tho Leglslstive Committee which went to Washington to confer with the Presi dent have been successful in their mis sion: Washington, Sept. 14. Tho follow ing was promulgated to-day : . . r Avar Department, Washington City, Sept 11, l8f8. 3Tnj.'(len'l Geo. If. 7 nomas, Command. in j jfrpartmcniojine uttmocrtana: General: Messrs. Win. II. Wisener, , A. Hamilton and J. II. A goo, a Com mittee appointed by tho Legislature of 1 ennesseo, liavo waited upon the rrrsi dent and represented to him the pres ent condition of affairs in Tennessee, and urged him to take steps to give pro tection' to the law abiding citizens of that State. A copy of the joint reso lution under which the committee was appointed, and of a written communi cation from tho committee to tho Presi dent, arc furnished herewith for your 11 format ion. You will plenso report without unnecessary delay, what force, in addition to that now under vour command, will bo required to cnablo vou to give all necessary aid to the civ- I authorities ot l ennesseo to execute the laws, preserve the peace, and pro tect tho law-abiding citizens of the Slate. The instructions heretofore giv en from this Dcpartineii.are deemod suf ficient tor vour government. It was the purpose of these instructions to confer upon vou all tho power which tho laws allow, and it is the wish ot the J'resi dent that vou exercise it within tho lim its of your lawful authority and of full discretion in vour action to the end that in anv event the peaco may bo preserv ed. ' Vcrv rcsnectfullv. vour obedient ser vant, C. d. M. SC'HOFIELl), isccretarv ot ar Tennessee Delegation at Washin ton. A Washington date says of tho Ten nessee delegation lately at Washington to consult with the President: The Tenncsseo Delegation aro appa rcntlv pleased with tho President's Ai ders to furnish Federal troops to main tain order in that Slate; nevertheless thev aro suspicions of tho Executive and declare that, if the troops don't sus tain the civil authorities, the militia will be called into service. In replv to tho question whether, in the event o anv conllict ot views between Brown low and the General Commanding the Department, what would be expected from tho latter, they indicated that thev had some confidence iu Thomas, but as he is on a court of inquiry which meet! here in October to examine into Gen Dyer's case, his department may be temporarily in command of some other officer, den. I homas will at once lie advised that any number of troops will bo at his command, and to maintain peace and order iu that State. Th committee have been badly scared bv tho Kuklux, whom thev represent of savago and bloody intentions. The committee asseverate that the Kuklux latelv skinned a negro alive, solely bo cause he was a Radical. When asked whv thev didn't put this in their rcpor to the President, thev said they feared nobody would believe it. Georgia and her Legislature The Xew York Express remarks with much pertinence : White men are expelled from Con gross for not being Radicals, and th Radicals North declare it to be all right White men are also expelled from the Louisiana Legislature by the negroes there, and no word of remonstrance comes from fho Radicals. Negroes, too, are denied both office and tho bal lot by 50,000 in Ohio, 40,000 in Michi gan, "over (i,000 in Connecticut, nnd by nearly 10,000 in Kansas, besides other thousands in Iowa and Wisconsin. It it restricted even in every New Eng land State, except New Hampshire, and in New York, and in all tho AVcst and Middlo States ; but when forty-two white Radicals in the Georgia Legisla ture unite with 1 lie Democrats there in declaring that tho negroes cannot hold scats under a Stato Constitution which both Houses of Congress approved, then comes a storm of denunciation from the Radicals. Gentlemen, it was you who taught these bloody instruc tions, and they but. return to plague the inventor. How dare you insist that Georgia shall have negro Representa tives, when not ouo-fifth of your party would vote for them at home. "Tennessee Affairs." In commenting upon a statement in the Louisvillo Journal in regard to the condition of affairs in this State, the Nashville Press and Times of last Sat urday says ; There never has been any reasonable grounds for doubting the 'vote of Ten nessee this fall. There is not a State in the North more certain for Grant, with out a single soldier in tho iield. Wo say this after a careful and close obser vation for months, and feel confident that we are not mistaken. We do not think that tho militia will be brought into service, for the reason that wo do not believe there will be any need of their services to preserve order at tho polls. If, as soino imagine, 40,000 armed Kuklux are plotting a general uprising on election day, it certainly requires no argument to show that 110' militia force would be sufficient to cope with an ene my so poworful and well organized and drilled. In that event, the Uitfon men of Tennessee would bo compelled to in voke the help of the national army. John II. Surrntt. . A Washington dispatch say's : John H. Surratt's socond trial is ex pected to take plare next Monday. Sixty-nine subpeenas for witnesses for the prosecution wero issued, including throe new ones, and ninety-six for the defense, and but few if any of thoso heretofore examined. ' ' Canada. A dispatch from Ottawa of the 15th says: tho jury found vordict of guilty against Wbalen for the murder of McGee. , J-Joseph Motlev. Democrat, is a candidate for Congress in tho Nashville uistrici. ' 1ST" A Boston dispatch savs Butler has lost the nomination for Congress. The Colored People In Middle . .. Tennessee. Tho Robertson ltegister has the fol lowing notice of a speech recently de- Ivcred by Justico Nelson Walker, col ored, at Springfield: ' 1 . Nelson Walker, a colored man ami Justice of tho Peaco of Nashville. made a very senslblo speech to his col. ored friends of this county, at the Court house, .Monday last. In which lie gave them some very wholesome advice, and was very severe 011 carpet-baggers, scalawags, militia and every thing else that is mean. Nelson had a' good audi encethe court-houao was full a large number of whom was whites. . All list ened with marked attention. In his speech the colored Magistrate declared that ho was for cultvating icare and friendship with the whites. le favored the immediate enfranchise ment of tho whites, and proposed that the colored people of Tennessee hold a convention in Xashvillo and take such steps as would aid in obtaining that end before it was forced upon them. The time was not far distant when the white people would be enfranchised without owing the blacks any favors for it. He bitterly opposed the calling out of tho militiaand showed his race that thev would be the sufferers and have tho bill to foot their labor would be taxed for it. He claimed political equality, but neither asked for, expected, nor desired social equality; it was contrary to na tnre and reason. He regards a white man who would attempt to arm him around and advocate social equalty as being meaner than the meanest negro in the world, and he had 110 confldenco iu him. The carpet-baggers and scalawags had taught the colored people to distrust and hate the whites with whom thev had been raised, for no other purpose than to secure office by their votes. They had promised office to the colored man, and only one colored man in Nashville had been elected to an office worth a cent, and that would not have been done but for the fivo thousand votes it bought. Auegro would starve to death on an office that the scalawags would give him. Ho opposed Loyal Leagues and Ku klux, and advised the abandonment of both. Ohio nnd Indiana. Intelligent gentlemen of Ohio in this city, report that the recent letter of the venerable Thos. Ewing "to the unpled ged voters of the United States" is pro ducing a highly beneficial effect in that great State. Mr. Ewing is tho oldest influential member of tho old Whig party now living. He was a prominent member of the U. S. Senate more than thirty years ago. He was a member of Gen. Harrison's and also of Gen. Tay lor's Cabinet. Asa lawyer he has stood' for nearly half a century at tho head of the Ohio bar. As a political writer he has no superior at the present day in this country. His recent letter is a convincing argument against the sup port, by anv man who loves his country. of Grant and Colfax, He demonstrates in the most forcible login that the Rad Seals have boldlv anddeliantlv set them selves up ns supplauters of the Consti tution, and have established a new code ot morals, as confessed by Senator Morton, which has no counterpart in the moral codes of nny other civilized nation. In a word, his letter is a searching analysis of Radicalism the iniquity of which he probes to the quick, showing its utter worthlcssness and terrible corruption. Every member of the old Whig party who still adheres to tho Radicals should read this letter, coming as it does from the pen of one of the most profound and illustrious statesmen of the age of Clay and Web ster. From Indiana the political news is more decidedly cheering than from any other Western State. Hendricks is carrying all before him, and is suppor ted on the stump by a legion of ex voluntccr officers of the Union Army. There no longer exists any reasonable doubts of his election. Pap Thomas Way. Co. "M,"of tho 5th United StatcsCav alry, has been ordered away from Gal latin, and we learn that its place will bo filled by a German company of Radical proclivities. This was done by General Thomas, at tho solicitation of the Radi cals of that place, who represented that tho troops thoro wero in leaguo with the "rebels," and that their lives wero not safe. The Gallatin Examiner of yesterday says : "The truth is they behaved them selves too much like gentlemanly sol diers, and would not oppress tho people, and, hence, they will not suit Radical de signs. All of our citizens can bear tes timony to their quiet, orderly behavior, and wo part from them with regret. A Loyal GUI. There is at least 0110 girl of undoubt ed "loyalty" in Illinois. Jndgo Griffin was holding court in Alcdo, whilo a cninpmeeting was in progress near by. Certain young ladies came over from the enmp-ground and solicited lodging. The landlady replied that every bed in the house contained two lodgers except one, and that was occupied by Judge Griffin. "But come up stairs," she said," and I will find a place for you." She led. Tho young ladies foil wed; one of them bursting into tears, buried her face in her hands, and sobbed bitter ly, exclaiming in broken accents,"! I I don't want to sleep with Judge GrifUn ; he ho ho's a copperhead !" There is no discount on that girl's "loyalty." Another Outrage. A Memphis paper of last wook says ; An old woman named RcphofT, who drives a milk wagon, was waylaid on the Hernando road about dusk last eve ning, by some nogroos, and beat until nearly insensible. They then robbed her. She managed to crawl to a negro cabin, where assistance was given. She now lies in a critical coudition. : Still Ahead. The question in the South Carolina Senate is, "Is a carpet-bagger as good as a negro?" At last accounts the ne gro was a little ahead. ,s3" The Repnbliean majority in Maine is reported at 18,000. Appalling Catastrophe. The following account of terrible earthquakes in South America came to hand in our Nashvillo exchanges of the 13th. If tho account is well grounded at all, tho loss of life and property is probably largely exaggerated t New York Sept., 12. Tho Guldinir Star, from Aspinwall, brings tho Eve ning Telegram tho following; On tho 13th ultimo, a terrible earthquake visit ed cities along the coast of Peru and Equador, whereby thirty-two thousand lives wero lost, and property valued at thrco hundred million dollars destroy ed. A rumbling sound preceded the earthquake, and the sea was terribly agitated, and flooded the land for a great distance. Areguissa, a eitv of thirty-five thousand inhabitants, passed away, scarcely a vestige being left. Only four hundred lives were lost here. Arica. a town of twenty-five thousand inhabitants, was also destroyed, leaving not a houso standing. Fivo hundred perished here. A tidal wave, forty fect high, rolled with terrific force over on the shore, carrying ships farther on land than ever before known. The United States store ship Fredonia was capsized nnd all ou board lost. The Fredonia had a million eight hundred thousand dollars worth of naval stores. The vessel was rolled over and smashed to atoms. The Uni ted States steamer Walerce was carried half a mile inland and left high and dry. uniy one sailor was drowned, whfcli was owing to the great distance. Sho never can get alloat again. The Peru vian corvette, America, was also car ried ashore and thirty-three persons be longing to her We're drowned. The American merchantman, Rosa Rivers, the English ship Chanticleer, and tho French barque, Edwards, were also lost. The towns of Iquique, Moquega, Lcr uniba and Pisaqua were all utterly des troyed. Over six hundred person's per ished tit Iquique. The American mer chants' loss is heavy. Nearly all are totally ruined. The towns of Iqimrm, San Pablo and Mcantad are in ruins. , The populattion of these towns were almost entirely destroyed. Panicho, Pullero and Ca chugina were olso destroyed. The dead were so numerous that' the surviving inhabitants have been forced to fly from tho stench of putrii'ying bodies. In Qiioyitquil the earthquake was felt, but no damage was done. Letters from Queto, dated the l'Jth announce that earthquakes continue at intervals of a few hours. The President has issued a proclamation to the people to come for ward and help the sufferers. From Memphis. The Democratic ton-h-light proces sion 011 the night of the 12th surpassed any similar demonstration ever witness ed here. The principal streets were illu minated along the line of the proces sion. One car contained a number of ex-Federal end ex-Rebel soldiers, dress ed in uniform, with the motto, "War Is over, let us have peace." Another was filled with girls representing differ ent States, nnd one with Hebrew chil dren, and representing the feast of Every branch of industry, including printing presses, was reprccented. It is estimated fully 20,000 persons partici pated. Patriotic Sentiment. When Horatio Seymour addressed the National Democratic Convention at New York, ho uttered this uoblo and patriotic sentiment : "I thank God that the strife of arms has ceased, and that once more in t lie conventions of our party we can call through the whole roll of States, aud find men to answer to each." If the Democrats arc defeated, how ever, the roll of States will cease to ex ist except in name. No Election in California. It has been generally published that an election was to have been held in California on the 8th hist. It seems, however, that no election' will be held in that State iu this mouth. The Legis lature of California, at its recent session, passed a law providing that the annual State election, which has hitherto been held in September, shall be postponed this year, and evei-y other Presidential year, till tho Presidential election, so that both elections will this year tako place on tho same day in November. ltadicul Bill of Fare. The following is the bill of faro of tho banquet to which the Radicals invito the peoplo ; No mont ; old clothes high taxes for the poor; 110 taxes for the rich ; low wa ges; eternal war; gold for the- bond holders; rugs, for the people; the alms house. ' Georgia. The Senato declared that Campbell and Wallace, colored Senatorj, were in eligible, by a vote of 24 to 11. Campbell, iu concluding his speech1, said that ho knew that his doom was certain, but claimed the right to enter a respectful protest, at the proper time. The protest of Campbell and Wallace were received by the Senate and enter ed 011 the journal. Dr. James L. Giant, of Atlanta, well known throughout tho South, diod at his home on Friday last, after a Very short illness, his disease being yellow jaundice. Hubldurt, the scalawag Superinten dent of the Georgia Stato Road, has turned off one hundred and fifty old and trusty employes for the crime of being Democrats, and filled thoir places for the most part with negroes, , , A negro who had attempted an out rage on a white woman at Lowisville, Aakansas, was captured by her incen sed friends, at once shot to death, and literally cut to pieces. - r It is estimated that the number of threshing machines now in use in the country is not far short of a quarter of a million, and that they save ten mil lion bushels of grain besides being eco nomical of labor. .