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Atbeaa, VrUnj, ec. IT, !. COHSTITUTlOrUL C0HVEHT10H. rot Dkleoati Pbom McJIisa Coiutt: COLA, n L I Z A It I). . The Candidate for Delegate. Col. Blizard, the nominee lordelegale to represent McMIun county in the Constitutional Convention, addressed i Urge number of hit fellow-citizen at the Court-House on Monday. .. lie was JisteneJ to with interested at'ention, and we think lilt views iu regard to the necessity (or Convention and the Im- portant duties which will devolve upon It, not only accorded with the opinions of a large majority present, but im proved thcio with the belief that he might be fully trusted to reflect and represent them in that body. Aa our paper can only reach a limited number of renders before the election, we will not attempt to report the remarks of the speaker in detail. It is sufficient to state, in addition to what has already been said, that his views on all ques tions likely t4 enter Into the delibera tions of the Convention are pre-eminently sound, wise and liberal, and gen erally in linrniony with thos enunciat ed by loading minds in other portions of the State. Col. Wizard, as we un derstand him, does not propose to wipe out the Constitution of 1834, not to pull down and tenr to pieces, but to go hear tily and earnestly for whatever reforms and amendments of the organic law may be necessary to the future protec tion and pence of the people, and to se cure for all lime to come equal and ex act justice to all men under the law, of whatever raco or color. We can only add, that if the people elect him, Mc Minn, which ranks among the foremost counties In the State in point of popu lation, intelligence and wealth, will have an honest and able representative in the Constitutional Convention ; and to that end we urge all to go to the polls in their respective civil districts and vote for liiin. When Col. Blizard had closed his re marks on Monday. Col. G. W. Bridges, who is a candidate for delegate, appear ed and addressed the people at some length. Ho was listened to with re spectful attention. We inferred from the gentleman's remarks that ho is not much for " Convention," and presume that most of his support will eomo from thoso who are opposed to it. Tho Judiciary. Writers in different portions of the State aro discussing the best iiiouh of electing a Judiciary, .and ninny of them argue and insist that the election of such officers should bo taken out of the hands of the people and bo committed to the Legislature, as under tho Constitution of 1831 before the amendment changing tho mode. The arguments adduced are plausible in some degree, if not convinc ing. And yet wo are in doubt whether the step would be wise at this juncture. Whatever the proposed State Conven tion may do must be submitted to the people for their ratification and rejec tion. We aro now reaping some of the evil effects of centralization. History and experience both teach that power is nlwnys stealing from the many to the few. In framing our form of govern ment it w as divided into threo co-ordinate departments, each with its separate and distinct duties and functions clear ly defined. But the Chief Executive of the Nation to-day is but a mere cypher in the Government, and that august tri bunal, the Supreme Court of tho United States, trembles and is demoralized In the prcsenco of a mnjorily of reckless politicians in the National Legislature, For somo years tho wliole tendency has been towards centralization, both iu the Federal and Slate .Governments; and the people of Tennessee would perhaps do well to retain the election of tho Ju diciary directly in their own hands The system is o doubt liable to abuses, but wo would as soon risk the peoplo to make good selections for such olllces as a partisan Legislature. An Important Law On the llrst page of the Toft to-day will be found a copy Of an act passed tho flrsi of December, 18M, to " amend the Criminal Laws of tho State." This act provides that each voter shall vote in the civil district where ho resides, and tlmt a violation of tho provision will render the party guilty of a misdc monitor, for which he may be indicted and fined not less than twenty nor more than fifty dollars. We invito attention to the act, and ask that our friends give as much publicity as possible to its provisions before tho polls open to morrow. Tho Floterlnl District. Col. Nat. Witt and T. M. Ilurkotf. Esq., candidates to represent Meigs, Polk and McMluii in tho State Convention, were both here In tho early part of the week circulating among tho people. On Tues day, Mr. Burkett made a speech at the Court-House, explaining why it was that he appeared as a eandldnte. Col. Witt also made a few remarks. We re gret that these gentlemen, who are warm friends, should bo In opposition to each other on this occasion, They are good, clever mon, and we have nothing to sny prejudicial to either. WST Vote in your own civil district. ' Defeated In the Senate. House bill for the "payment of the Slate debt by allowing railroads indebt-, ed to the State to pay into the Treasury of the State my of the legally Issoed bonds, without regard to series or num bers," lias been defeated In the Senate, by a vote 01 10 to 7. We are not ad vised of the grounds of opposition to the bill which led to Its rejection by a vote so decided, or whether its provis ions were peculiarly calculated to re open the door to fraud and corruption. But we do think some measure of the kind should be adopted to relieve the State and the roads; and bclievo that. with all tho talent, wisdom and legal abilicy now congregated at the Capitol. it would not be difficult to so frame and construct a law as to guard against the possibility of abnse. We know it Is quite common, and even popular, now-a-days to go for the Railroads, for al leged abuses of their powers, and some of them have rendered themselves fit objects of assaults, but there are lead ing lines, solvent and doing a legitimate business, which mcd tho State aid for the purposo for which it was extended to them, and these ought not to be in discriminately classified with tho du bious enterprises that liavo was I oil and squandered every dollar they could lay their hands on. Clean out the rotten and bogus concerns, but give l! the aid and comfort consistent with the public interest to solvent Companies w hose uf fairs have been administered with some regard to honesty and fair dealing. ' Whnt we desire in, to see the Stato re lieved from at least a portion of its lia bilities and the heavy loud of interest and taxation it is carrying. If the bill in question was calculated to do this, wc regret Its defeat, and trust another will be adopted having for its purpose similar objects. To leave the pecuniary obligations of the State, direct and in direct, in their present condition, with out tho mentis of lessening them, or even to pay the constantly accumulating interest, will be n step iu the direction of llcpudintiwn s contingency which we are certain no Tonnesseean wants to sec occur. Against Convention. The Nashville correspondent of the Knoxvillo Pre and lkruhl telegraphs his paper that tho Radicals of Middle and West Tennessee have organized and will volo solid against 'Conven tion." It may be possible there is an understanding among them to that ef fect in this coutitv and throughout East Tennessee, but we don't know that such is the fact; and all wo have to say In re gard thereto is this: those who favor n Convention, and who clamored while out) branch Of the Legislature hesitated, have a clear, ascertained majority of fllty thousand in the State, nud if they cannot afford to spare time to go to the polls to-morrow and record themselves accordingly, we trust they will hereafter hold their pence and cease to make the air vocal with their plaints about the wrongs and oppressions of which we have heard so much within the last few years. Either take a step forward, or dry up, . The School Law. The bill abolishing tho present com mon school system hns passed a third reading in both branches of the Legis In t tire. It contains a provision leaving it with the County Courts tolevyaspc cial tax for school purposes. The old law was susceptible of ninny nbttses, but whether tho one in question Is likely to be productive of better results, wc must wait until an opportunity occurs to become moro familiar with its pro visions before determining. We pro pose to publish the bill in full as soon as we can procure a correct copy. "The Times." Tho abovo is the titlo of a now Daily jnst started at Chattanooga, by Klrby, (ianiblo & Co Thos. B. Klrby, Editor. Major Kirby is known to the people of East Tennessee ns a ready and vigorous writer; and ns 'or Bat. (amble, who was in the office of the Post for fifteen vears and never flickered or faltered In all that time if there is any body who knows moro about the business than he we have never met up with them. We look for this new Ann to make a first rato paper wish them abundant success, and commend them as worthy a largo and liberal support. Daily per year. SIO.tKV fi months S.'i.OO. "Says Mrs. Smith, Sujh She." Tho following occurs iu tho proceed' ings of the U. S. House of liepresentu lives of Otolith: Mr. Smith, of Tennessee, asked leave to oiler a r-olu!ion to annul the late Toiinesseo election, but Mr. Wood oh jecled, and the House went into cone inittee of tho whole on tho census. Dear Smith, please advise us by re turn mail whether you are any kin to the original John, and If so, how much. To Kleetloit Ofllcera. W' have been requested to say that in making out the returns, care should bo taken o sec that tho voto for " Con volition" Is recorded on the list, as well as that for delegate. ley If you iind tickets floating round to-morrow without me wori "ton veulioir' at the top, you may set it down as a fixed mot that there Is some. thing rotten in Dcuinark. Don t vote them sort. fcdr When vou go to voto to-morrsw ice that "Convention" is at tho head of your ticket. Southern Comment. The Mobile Ilegiittr Pius says of the President's Message: , ' The first Message of President Grant, received by the wires last n'ght. Is spread before our readers this morning. A more careful reading than we could steal from the copy in printers' lands is neressarf to justify comment on it It does not appear to be a strong docu ment, except in the essentials er luai- eal dogmatism. It is redolent enough of reconstruction. Poor Georgia is to be rooked over again in the reconstruc tion pot. aecordiug to Presidential ad vice, while Virginia is to be let In. The President tells a thumping falsehood with which to astound mankind when ho tells Congress we are the freest people in the world." Then God help those naiions mat are less ire. The Message is prudent and conserva tive in its foreign policy. An abun dance of sympathy for Cuba, but iioth- ing substantial a truly Giukt policy or "rocking on,' and awaiimg events, lie is for returning to specie payments noon hut when or how, not indicated , that is to say w e are to resume when we resume. On the whole, it appears to be the message of the chief of the Radical pnrty to a Radical Congress. He flaunts the national flag with a spread-eajrle real the stars for the North and tho stripes for the South. " kut us have peace. , ' Tho Tentieaaee Hondn5d("ls. A New York dispatch of last Satur day says : J There was a large meeting pf bond holders of the Slate of Tetincisee here Ibis evening. J. S. Donaldson. Presi dent of the Bank of North America, was tiiado President. Mr. E. P. .lames slated that he bad just relumed from Tennessee. The debt of the Nate was about :M.0XM)()0. of which. fyiMXXMXXJ were issued to railroads, ami ono half of those roads could pav on demand. Mr. Couklln. President or the Inter national Iiisiiriinee Company, corrobo rated Mr. .lames' statement,. and stated that the rail roads of Tennessee did act ually cost $U.0O0.0K). It was proposed to appoint a commit tee lo go to Tennessee and endeavor to induce tho Legislature to place the ile faulting railroads in tho hands of a com missioner lor the benefit of tho bond holders. Tennessee in Congress. The following is our latest from Washington In regard to Tennessee: The movement on the; part of some of the Tennessee Congressmen to have Congress take measures to reconstruct that State has not met with favor gene rally in tho Radical party, none of the leaders of tho House1, favoring the scheme. They say that just ns all of this reconstruction business is about, to end It would be a suiciiUI policy for the parly to undertake lo interfere in the affairs of a Slate fully represented1 in Congress. No doubt, however, tho at tempt will be made as foreshadowed in the resolution ottered cm Saturday by one of the members from that State. , Let our friends throughout tho Slate throw n heavy majority for Convention to-morrow, nud wc shall hear no more of Congressional iutorfereuretwith Ten nessee. KcntiicUy-Imortnnt Peclsion. A Louisville dispatch says: .fudge Hoke, of tho .Tcllcrsou County Court, rendered an important decision lo-dav in the case of the Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. tho Louisville City Na tional Bank, on the application of the attorneys for tho defense to dismiss the rule issued. Suit was instituted to re cover the tax levied by the State on the income arising from 'the United States bonds held by the bank, and the deri sion, which will apply to all banks hold ing such bonds, declares the act of the Legislature constitutional and the net of Congress forbidding the tax uncon stitutional.. An appeal will be made. The New York Negroes. Wo have tho authority of P. B. Swee tie, the Taininany chieftain, for tho fact that n majority of the negroes in New York city including the most respecta ble and 'intelligent of them vole the Democratic ticket. It is iu tills wise that the Radical Invention of universal suffrago will como back one day iu Ihe South to plague its inventors. When ever negro intelligence rises to the height of comprehending the situation of Its race, it will be sure to turn upon tho wretched mountebanlt who have tickled nml flattered and duped them to the detriment of their best interests. Death of Capt. Geo. W. Harris. Citpt. Geo. W. Harris, formally years a citizen of Knoxvillo, but more recent ly of Decatur, Alabama, died at the Atkln House, in the former city, n few days ago. He was attacked with nppo plexy while on bis return from liicb moiid, Virginia, whither ho had been on buninoss for a Railroad with which he was connected. H was extensively known ns the author of the "Liivengond Papers," and had a largo number of friends and acquaintances who will re gret to hear of bis death. John Payne, Among others in attendance here (his week, wo notico our old friend. John Payne, for some years Clerk of tho Cir cuit Court of Bradley. No man iu the Slate understands the business belter or Is more familiar with its duties ami de tails than Mr. Payne, and we hope the people of our sister county will again secure his services whenever an oppor tunity may occur. Legislative. House bill to repeal the State Guard and Governor's Staff has passed ft third rending In the Seualo. House bill re pealing the law imposing penalties for the non-payment of taxes, has also passed a thiid rending In the Senate. Circuit Court. Circuit Court has been In session here this week. Judge Adams presiding, and nutting business through pretty rapidly. The session will probably closb on Sat urday, Capt. Tom. Caldwell announces himself In tho paper to-day at a candi date for Sheriff of McMlnn county nt .... ..I... t ...U l.,l ... Opeulng of Congress. That clear writer, "Don Fiatt," thus sketches some of the members of the House of Representatives at the open ing of Congress last week : "Zr-'X: S and the reciprocity treaty, i. yet a clever gentleman and a superb Speaker, lie has all the ready knowledge that distin guished his predecessor, l.'kommt qui i . i . . i:." I"" . . :7. : V";irl work, while he andSenter he is popular with all parties. That old Taptersit-Mirabeau Butler swings his ponderous Ih-IIv over his lender legs a he paces to a seal, keep ing one eye on the Speaker and the oili er cocked iu ihe direction of his rival, tho robust Robert of tho Ways and Means. General Schcnck comes back more , .i i ., , . i i ban ever the bull-dog set on end. and looks as if h would not lake any nflti sense from Tappcrsit-Mirabeau, or any body else. ' p. The shadow of Henry Clay, in ap pearance at least, stalks in with gray hair ana white mustache, ami answer lo the nacie of Fernando Wood. He sits holt upright, with hie coat buttoned to his chin, and says, " Sir," with Mil emphasis peculiar to a past generation ol politicians. The pugilistic gold-bulling member from New York keeps up his devil of a thinking. He has a prival secretary, it is said, who is ready to make affidavit before any competent tribunal that John never did say anything. Allison looks out of bis deep-set eyes with a feverish intensity so peculiar to him. I believe he is the only free-trader on the Committee on Ways and Means, just now making a blalhci nliout increasing Ihu list of articles to be ad mitted free. Of course it is a swindle being manipulated by the 1 1 on. Pigirou, tho paid advocate, who is on the floor, looking as cadaverous, hollow and hun gry as ever. Listen : the everlasting Brooks !s on the floor, lie proposes lo have the lion. S S. Cox, foniierlv from the sunset, but latlerlv from the Eat. sworn Iu. Of course there is no earthly reason why little Coxy should not tin sworn in, but becauie it is Cox, ami Brook wsnls it, certain Republicans start up and olfer metaphysical objections. It is of no avail. Coxy must come in : and, for one, I am very glad of it. He has no prin ciples to speak of, and never knew what a conviction meant ; but be is witty, and what the Yankees call smart. There will be music on the floor this winter, aud tho correspondents will be under obligation to tho dexterous, acrobatic member. Hero comes the message and aeeoni pinying documents, Lord! Lord! what a waste of good wind! And nobody seems to cure a continental ! It is the dullest opening of Congress ever wit nessed. The venerable gentleman wbo wrote "A Reporter's Experience Since the Days of Washington." says no such dull opening ever occurred before. -The rings aud lobbies aro not here yet in force, but their representatives assure us that thei'o will be soon a full atten dance." Tho Inconio Tax. It was generally sifppoved that the income tax for the fiscal year would amount lo between S:i2.(HH).(l(K) and $;1.".0IK),(HX). According lo Commission er Delano, however. It will not. exceed $2bXKMXJ0. Still this is an increase over the amount received last year of S:t.O(X).lKK). The Internal Revenue re port shows that tho reduced tax on spirits and tobacco inerensed the reve nue, In six months, S21.0'XVX):. for the fiscal year ending Juno ItH. lSll!). For the next quarter the total increase wss, over 1S68, $23.8:H.8tW. Next year Mr. Delano expects n revenue of SfMMXK). (XK) from distilled spirits. Tlmt officer opposes any alteration of any tax, in come, or otherwise, which, by any pos sibility, will reduce his income. Reduction of Taxation. The New Y'ork JYmcs calls upon Congress to address itself at ouco fo the ways and means of reduced taxa tion. That is a point, it thinks, which should prcredo even the consideration of specie payment. It says: "The peoplo can, endure yet longer tho evil ot a depreciated currency. They are willing to concede time for the conversion of outstanding bonds into others bearing a lower rate of interest, Bui they aro not willing to sustain a load of taxation which impairs nil en ergy, injures nil industry and commerce, nnd yields a revenue far iu excess of the actual requirements of tho Govern ment." Coming to Their Senses. A Richmond correspondent write that the late spill iu the Radical party lias caused a widespread distrust among the colored people of botli those classes of white men known as "carpet-baggers" and "scalawags." They openly avow their belief on all hands that these men have sought their support only for selfish ends, and their confidence only to betray and abuse it. It is not at all uncommon to hear idem nver that they would more readily trust and rote for General Wise than for nny ol the needy adventurer that proclaim themselves so loudly tho friendj of the colored race. The Drake Hill. The Louisville CourierFonrnal, of a recent date, says: Senator Drake's bill, already Introduc ed into the Senate, to take from the Su premo Court of the United Slates tho jiower to decide upon the constitution ality of acts of Congress, is a bill to abolish thn Constitution and to mnko Congreis an unlimited despotism. The author of It Is a traitor and deserves tho punishment of one. Denth of A, (J. Jackson . A. G. Jackson, Esq,, died at Knox vlllo on Tuesday. Ho was good man, and his death will bo long mourned and regretted by the entire community of which he was for many years a prom inent and useful member. ttf There Is a half million defalca tion at the Howard National Batik, Boston. Sweet William in the House. The Washington correspondent of the Cincinnati Gazette writes: In the House the onlv measure of general interest was the bill proviling 1 t L. II.. k .U which permit, men to re.p what other. hsve toiled over at the sowing on aud I 1 . . w.i.inirtoti Hon. till the harvest. Mr. Stokes, ot Tenncs- Supreme Court at Washing on. lion, see. with his nsual modestr. took It up-j George II. Teaman, of Kentucky, nas on himself to present the bill which had i y)Ctn appointed Judge of the Sixth Clr cost his associate a whole summer of' ... ...,.i f the States of Michi- were abusing each other on the stump In Ten nesi.ee. But Stokes wss chairman, and it he had done no work he had Ihe pnw er to report Ihe bill, and he did it. His appearance caused many smiles to play around the chamlwr. When he left for Tennessee, at the close of the last ses siou, he said good-bye to all his friends, gave up his eligible seat to S lineck. and i invited all to come and see him at the neu an lit m rot ami umi .;OWIlor., ,( , Seville But him General Schmick has been kind to in his misfortunes and given him back the scat. State It I gbts. State Rights seem likely to come np in Kentucky once more, aud in a shape lin which it will be hard to get them out of the way without going near to the decision that there are no Males. It is a quest! n of taxation. The power lo lav taxes is the flrM necessity of the existence of government ; that is its most vital functions, ami one in wnn ti It mint be absolutely free. This gener al principle is no doubt the basis of the decision Just given In Louisville, that it is uufoiittitutinual for Congress to do dare that Stales shall not lax certain kinds ot property, such as United Stales bonds. Wehsterlan Anecdote. Daniel Webster wrote, after eoutin ued iirovocalioii. to the editor ol a newspaper which referrred to his pri vate ullair, and especially lo his not paying his debts, substantially as fol lows: "It Is true tlmt I Imvo not al ways paid my debts punctually, and that I owe money. One cause of this is that I have not pressed those who owe me for pnv. As nu instance ol tins, eueloe vour fathers note made to me thirty years ago for money lent him to eiliiciili) his boys. The XVth nnd New York. At a meeting of the most prominent Democrats nt Albinv. last week, in re spouse to njrtill of Governor Hoffman, the policy lo be pursued next year was freely discussed. I liurlow tt eeti. uen eral 'Nelson, Oakley Hall, Tildeu aud others wbo were present, nil recom mended the Governor, in his message, to urgo the Legislature, to repeal the ratification of the Fifteenth Amend incut. Post Oflice Department. The Postmaster-General, iu a commit titration lo Congress, estimates that $2j..Xl,o;X) will be required for the ex peases of his deoartinenl the next fis cal year. Of Ibis, $i;i,5iK(XX) is for In land, and $H.0) for 1'ornign mail trans portiition. Additional sums aggregat ing $72").MX) will be required lor steam ship service tn Japan, China, Brazil nud the Sandwich islands. A Windy Hoy. A Washington date of the 12th says: "Senator Drake has prepared a six-column speech, which be will deliver iu the Senate to-morrow, on Itis bill to abolish the appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court iu all cases involving the constitutionality of Ihe laws of Con gress. It Is very Radical Iu its lone, and even goes so far as to declare that the court should not be allowed to de clare on the legal-tender cases. Wouldn't Accept. An Inquisitive urchin the other day while reciting a lesson from tho sermon on the Mount, broke out: "Did Jesus get $2,(XX) a year for preaching?" " No. my child, ho did not get any thing for ft." " Why didn't they pay him?" " Because be refused lopre icb poli tics. The devil once offered him a good salary lo do it, but ho would not accept tho call." Cost of the War. Tho report of Commissioner Wells, to ho submitted to Congress in a few davs, places Ihe cost of the war. down lo '.lunu III), lSlill, nt over Jl. 171.il I M'.IS. Tliis vast amount includes the war ex penses and expenses growing out of the war. To this he ndtls estimated losses, and State, county, and.towu expenses, ami foots Hie whole at tho enormous amount of nine thousand millions of dollars. A" Hitter " Decision. The Couimlsioner of Internal Reve nue has re-Mtlinncd the decision that when "bitters," recognized as medi cinal ni tides, nre sold Iu original pack ages and then retailed Iu smaller pack ages or buttles, such ns are used by re tail deslers. Loth origins! aud stnal'er packages must bo stamped according to the requirements of Hie law. More AlMtut Georgia. A Washington letter asserts that a canvass of Cmigrcs shows that any ac tion towards Georgia will be withheld until nfter the meeting of the Legisla ture, when, if the negroes are reseated, the matter will bo dropped, otherwise the measures f'orclmdowod in Carpen ter's bill and In Morton's amendment will bo enforced. Honds Issued to Railroad. Secielary Fletcher slated that since September 7th, he had Issued Slate bonds to (he following named railroads : Teiineiseeand Pacific, !?S.V,(XX)i Miner al Home, $lijO,XK); "d Southwestern, $31,1X10. Texas. Davis, Radical, is believed to be elecl ed Governor, though thn returns arn yet incomplete. The Legislature is Radical. tiaT Don't stultify yourselves, dearly beloved, by voting for somebody to rep resent you iu the Constitutional Con. ventloii. at the same time having "No Convention" on your ticket. fUT W.J. Able, Esq., Deealur, yours covering Hi.X) for subscriptions, all rlalit. Accept thanks, and If we rail at j any time do anything lor you in litis iu Ircrllon, plcnc command us. Our Sew Circuit Judtfe, Tha Tresldeut has appointed nine Circyit Judges, whose duty under the law It Is to trausact the business in me Federal Circuit Courts which has here irr ln transacted by the Associate 'Justices of the Supreme Court This I i,. :. . ..,.,iiniinin ic.klon of the Ohio. Kentucky rnd Tennessee. g0 ...nr.. ...! RrMkdstuff. We see bv the latest Si Francisco market reviews that the flour is selling there as low as $J t3 per I bbl. Other jirains are uow.i in pnr- tiom'tud tho export traoe, own. low tlices ruling the F.uropean markets, f is w ill nigh at an end. Urge stores ol wheat remain to be sold, but "" ' some ground tor the belie! that the ,,. . .......I. It,. LllBftHt iMkltlt pi Ices win soon iuMM i - in Uverpool, leaving hope for early re action. The temptation Tor Lngllsli capitalists to Invest In breadstufts w bile at their lowett cost Is usually too strong to be withstood. The Criminal Law. Another bill to amend the criminal laws has passed a third reading in tho Senate. It provides that the Slate shall not assume the responsibility of the payment or any eosls Incurred by crim inal prosecutions aud by removing prisoners from one prison to another, and that the counties In which the pros ccutious originate bo taxed with the costs. , ' McMInu County. Wc clip the paragraph follow lng from the Knoxvillo J'res ami Jienun oi Wednesday: Mr. W. W. Alexander. Deputy Col lector, reported at the Roveuue Collcc tor'n ofll. e. that parties were miming nn Illicit distillery in McMinn connly. We are informed that lorce win i sent out In a lew days loeapluro the un lawful establishment. Itank of Tenneasee. The Senate bill directing the Attorney-General to dismiss certain suits against olticers of tho Bank of Tennes see, hits passed llrst rending In the House of Representatives. lis previ sions aro einmliieutly just nnd proper, and we trust it will go through thm, Ilouso without any seriousjippoliion. The Parmer. A bill has been Introduced in the Culled States House of Representa tives to repeal that portion of the inter nal revenue law which requires farmers ami gardeners lo lake out produce brok ers' license In order to sell Iheir produco at market-houses. - Murder In Florida. An olficlal letter to Commissioner Delano front Tallahassee, of the Nth instant, says that rumor is circulating that the Assistant Assessor of the town of Mariana, Jackson county, was mur dered on the night of December 4, while on his way from Mariana to Apulaebi cola. The Cincinnati ltoad. The lime of the House of Uepresrn tatives has been principally occupied w ith the bill granting the right of way through Tennessee to the Cincinnati Southern Railroad. The opposition to il arises principally from local causes. Passed. Col. McElwee, who reached here Thursday morning, informs us that the Cincinnati Southern Railroad Bill pass, ed tho House on Wednesday by a de cided majority. Personal. Senator Cleinenlson and Representa tive McClory were both in town in Ihe early put t of Ihe week. Col. Mc.N'ellev, of I lie Cleveland liaiuier, w as around on Thursday. 9T A charier has been granted by the Legislature to a new Bank nt Clmt lanooga, to bo called the Lookout Bank. John James, P. D.Sims, F. M. Might, John L. Divine and Georgo L. Gillespio nre the corporators. toy-Col. John Carmnck has been ap pointed Judge of thi Memphis Law Court, vice 11. S. Iee, resigned. C O til M E R CIAL. Allien Mnrket. Arimxa, lire. II). Wltcul, I. HI fur Mil: t.Kinl.itn for u lilt. trl article, tJnin IK'. I'urk 10 ernt. LurJ II..S-. Hotter 3D. Kkk "V Ki'ittliers iOsfil). AtlitMiis .llnrkef. A rt.Aim. December 1.1. tsen, Corn, obi Mil; new .;w, Whrtt. reil W, al.4K; while l.iiial.M. (HI) miH. l'r -nti.. In in ir kcl. -fiu, !l-mr aliit y l tit'jl . Hull mciK eleur eliles l' j! dear rth tin.' ln ' ; shnillilers IfhtlHf. I,nr,,ln tlnves !Hit9:'liii esn '.Mail. Iiif, In kikiiI dem iinl w kftj, lijilil supply st inigrm: fur fair sveraire Ue, nml ' I '' 1 -4 fretr heavy, r'lnlir.auppl tary. with a moderate dcuntnl. We qtp.te lnt, etawhrd Itr tndu at H.'ifi fur uperlliw, a.Via.'IT'., fur extra; 4.2 for extra fninllv, ! for fsin v. Corn Meal. 1.40. Irlh I'matix, I.Sfta.l.au, Ur' jrimil Western. Onions, S.'vonft.tsi mt trr I. Mutter. 3."i. Keira, 4.WHI. Feathers, ml. Hay, fTHM?. ('olln,'.";a2'JU, Hcprrtfiilly, H'f bl'IIK.NH, If LYNN (!.. Assannlia Ulnrbef. Ai ot ST. U.. Dee. 14, li;'l. 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