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Athens, Friday, December 18. 1874, Gold Honda -Cotton. Gold closed In New York at 111 iennesseei3onds77foroldand 75 for new. Cotton 11', for middling. lrONIMXti V. The Quarterly Court which mceta on the fir if Monday of January will have a f'mt. ry .... u.uiuau, wortner, ruonc AdminUtia tor,' and County IUnger to elect. The State Judfel&rv. A suggestive and Interesting article on the above lulled page of this paper, to which alteution it Bijci;uuiiy invnea. Atlanta Dally News. We tender our thanka to the nrom la. tor of the above paper for the favor of a aaiiy exchange. The trade from thia section to Georgia ia heavy, and any of uur menus wno may want a real live i.ii uany irom ice mot enterprislug and growing city of the South should send for the News. Congress. The Congressional details, are with out special Interest, and tlio opinion pervails that veiy little will be done un til after the Christmas holidays. The fate of the civil rights bill in the House isdoubtful.- Ifit passes at all it will be after having been emasculated of the more objectionable features, and even then many Insist that the President will reto It. Supper at Mars Hill. A Supper will bo given In the Ma sonic Hall, Alliens, this Friday evening, for the benefit of Mars Hill Presbyte rian Church. Let everybody go who can, and invost a small sum in a good cause. The object is commendable, and should be liberally encouraged. We trust tho attendance will be large. Tickets to be. had at Henderson & Demeut'a and at John E. Gibson's I-rug Storo. Cincinnati Southern. There Is some nolso and talk ia the papers about a disagreement between the trustees and the pooplo of Clncln iiatl, for which, W9 venture to say, there Is very little, If any, foundation. Tho work under contract is progressing sat isfactorily, and no friend of the enter prise doubts Its completion at an early day. The reports about trouble and em barrassing complications generally orig inate with parties who have opposed the building of the road from the start, and are believed and reiterated only by those who hope that It will fail. Literary Entertainment. Tho Exercises given by tho Adulphlnn nnd riillomathcBii Literary Societies, E. T, Wesloyau Universih, last Saturday oveuing, were more than ordinarily In teresting. Tho debate between Messrs. J. M. Henderson, Jr., and F. T. Mc Whirlcr would have been creditablo to cldor and more mature minds; tho Valedictory by Thos. It. Itussell, Esq., was appropriate and. happy, whllo tho music, Instrumental and vocal, added to the Interest an plcasuro of the occa sion. The Hall was packed to its capa city with the loarning, wit, elegance, llOflllfr Allil truMnnfi!. f 1ia Ininn Speakership of the Senate. The name 6f Col. Blizard, Senator elect from this District, has been fre quently and favorably mentioned in dif ferent portions of tho State for the Speakership. We stated some weoks ago that we did not believe Col. B. was looking to the position, but the expres sion in his favor has been so general we now feel authorized to say he will not docllne It, and wo therefore take up the .suggestion of our cotemporarles and respectfully urge his election. Ho pos sesses the necessary qualifications is quick, prompt and decidod in his con clusions and courteous and dignified in his deportment and boaring. Without disparagomont, no member of the Sen ate would make a more efficient and popular presiding officer, and we pre sume, from the favorable manner in which ho has been spoken of In West, Middle and East Tennessee, that his nomination will mcotvory little, If any, opposition Personal. Coghill, Dec. 15th, 1874. Mr. IrtNs: I send you two dollars to pay for another year of the Tost, which is the best paper of its size 1 ever road. I havo road it from its first num ber, and can't do without it. I will fur ther say that I want you to get religion I uso tho word oef and if you serve your Creator tho balance of your days as faithfully as you have your party and patroni", you will atthocloso ot your earthly pilgrimage enter Into that houso not made with hands, etorti&Mifi1 hea vens. Your old friend, Outs. We thank our old friend for renew lug bis subscription, and particularly for tho wish that wo may obtain that which It Infinitely moro desirable than ailvcr or gold or precious goms. But, alas! oo man conserve two masters; and If we should novr forsake the devil and all his works ami tot our face in the other direction, what would become of tho party and our non-payiug patrons? That's what's the matter I The Washington Sunday Herald an nounces by authority, that Justice Sway no does not intend to retire from tbo Supremo bench at present. Senatorial Gossip. For the Tort.) It has been the custom from ths ear. liest hiftory of oar State to divide the principal offices, both State and Na tional, as equally as may be. betweei the three grand divisions thereof. It is provided in the orgaulo law of our state that of our Supreme Judges an equal number shall be selected from eacu grand division. Atrrosent, Mid die Tenoessee has the Governor. Comn troller, and one Senator in Contrast: Western Tennessee has the Governor elect, and has thus la some decree nart ed with Us right to furnish the Senator to be elected by our next Legislature: Eastern Tennessee only has a, Senator i- i ui vungreisw. u. urowniow wnose time expires the 4th of March next, and according to custom and precodent has a right to furnish his successor. The names of Andrew Johuson. John Netherland,Judge McKinney and Chan cellor Key have been mentioned in con nccuou with this high office from our division of the State. Mr. Johnson hat already announced himself acaudidate for the position, and will undoubtedly go to Nashville with more votes than any other aspirant from Bust Tonnes- see; but whether or not be can d. velop strength enough to elect himself, yet remains to be seen. If he can not, then his friends will have to go else where, or bring forward anothor candi date In that event, then. Judire Kev is undoubtedly tho choice of East Ten nessee, and particularly lower East Ten nessee. He is now just In the prime of life, and in ability and'integrity of char acter is the peer of any man in the State. Ihe Democratic party of Tennessee is composed of members of both tho proud old Whig and Democratic par ties, which divided the people in the former and better days of the Republic, and while there ought to be no preju dice or strife on account of former po litical status, yet it is not right or just that all the officers should be selected from ono or the other of the90 old par- lies. I believe our present (Jnvornor and our Governor elect, and both our present Senators In Congress prior to the war belonged to tho Whig party ; then, other things being equal, a former Democrat ought to have tho priority for Senator this time. Mr. Johuson and Judge Key are both lifo-long Demo crats, and ought on that account to be preferred over other aspirants from this and other divisions of tho State, a large majority of whom formerly belonged to the old Whig party. McMinn. Congressional. In the House, Wright, of Iowa, sub mitted a joint resolution proposing cer tain amendments to the Constitution of the Uulied States. It proposes Hint tho President and Vice President of tho United States shall be elected by a direct vote of the peoplo, and each hold offico for a term of six years. That tho President shall bo eligible to ro-elec- (ion. Every male citizen who has reach. ed the ago of twenty-one years and who has not been convicted of an in famous crime shall have a right to vote. It further provides that tho election for President and Vice President shall be held at the same time, and it requires a majority of all the votes cast to elect, but If no ono receives a majority anothor 6hall be ordered, at which only the two receiving the largest number of votes at tho previous voting shall bo votarf for, ami further that tho election returns shall be canvassed bv the Supreme Court of the United States and a cer tificate from that tribunal. Referred to the Committee on Civil Servico Reform. White, of Alabama, introduced, a supplementary civil rights bill. The Houso adjourns from the 23d of December to the 5th of January, by a voto of 128 to 123. Senator Morton, A Washington special says: A re port has prevailed hero that Senator Morton was incensod at tho President's hard-money views, and that he intend ed, at the first opportunity, to assail him in a speech in the Senate. On Inquiry, Mr. Morton replies that he tlifTors, as is well and widely known, from tho Presi dent's financial views, and will give his reasons tor that diuorenco at tno proper time, though ho disclaims making his issuowith thoPrcsidontas porsonal, as is represented by common gossip. Ho goes so far as to say, now, that the re peal of tho legal tender ac t would bo a national calamity, in his opinion, and ho Is greatly surprised that tho President should have recotiimoiidcd it. , Alas, for the Republic, i The now administration organ In New York, the Republic, Is reported in a bad way, and Is evldonlly about to ex plro. The Washington correspondent of the Cincinnati Commercial states that tho anxious friends who havo been sitting up with it for somo time, give it up, and do not expect it to last iongor than this week. Tho (olograph this morning announoes tho suspension of tho Republic. Philip Drunk. Prcsidont Grant Is quoted as saying: "If further troubles occur In Louisiana I will send somo ono there who will hurt." If the great man really said that, tho chances are that It was an after-din nor expression, Inspired by about four fingers of something moro exhilarating than the water of tho Potomac. From the Union and Aierlcnn. Several of our State exthiges are discussing the backward an almost impassible condition of couny roads. The complaint seems louder'ji East Tennessee than any other sectls. The road law passed by the last LeIatnre it generally spoken of as a gooone, if it were carried into effect; bat exe cutioa was left optional wit, each County Court, and it is stated Hi few, if any, Lave giveu it the beost of trial. Hence, there Is diepoUon to u-ge that the law be made consulsory oo the counties by further legiition. Among the rights dearest to the free American's heart, is the r.'gt to be shiftless and thriftless. We do not quite clearly see how this rlgl can be curtailed without imparting savor of despotism to State role. If someountles want bad toads to drive men an money from their borders, have they ni, an in herent and inalienable right p such roads? One of the problems luzzling our statesmen, is bow to prceut the emigration of Teunesseans to t West. We cannot think of any bettcrilan for keeping these nomads ainongjis than that of allowing taem the fre indul gence of their primitive and ylonior notions about bridle paths un bW trails being superior to macacumtod roads. These fellows are fleeing frsn our super-civilization. If wo reay wish to restraiu them, we must restrnu ourselves in our mad cravinsrs for ti Appian Way to every village and ban- let in the State. The Responsibility. ine lCKSOurg Jicraid closes an ar tide detailing the fight at Vickaburg i which the assaulting party suffered severely, with tho followinir. which pretty severe on tho "little villain" Am-. . Ames. "M 1 I. - 1 . . . . i." r or uie lives iosi yesicmav. lor lUCUnv I nolr rim I invei't:moiil to do 80 lv injury done to the business interests ofSiorinwinitr on iu bonds, navable fifty this city, and for the great outrage per- petrated on men every way bis supe- riors, wo hold, and the whole civilized world will hold, Adelbert Ames and his suporscrviceable and Ignorant tool, Ouorge E. Harris, responsible. In the sight or bod they are murderers. Tlio blood of a score or so of ignorant ne groes stains their hands this bright morning, and It will stain their so ils forever. In this world the ghosts of Ihe poor creatures they brought to bloody graves will haunt them. At night ttey will bo at their bcdsidos, and in their ears they will constantly shriek, "mur derers I" During the day, in their hours of revelry, they will rise up like Ban quo to freczo their blood and blanche their cheeks. As there is a God in hoaven. wo be lieve that Adelbert Ames and George E. Harris are murderers, and. as he Is a juit God, they will surely be puuishod. Fernando Wood. The Hon. Fernando Wood was1 re cently IntorvUwod, ftni is reported, to have said : ' "Tho peoplo little dream of tho frauds and rascality of the party. Thus far, the sunuco has only been scraped, now deep and such a bed of official corrup tion will bo found as will forever sweep tho Republican party from a placo of honorable mention. When tho trius- actions of tho party during the last ten or twelve vcars aro shown up, there will be nothing left of it : its very name will bo a disgrace. In at least three de partments of this Government there havo been transactions compared villi which those of a dishonorablo n autre hitherto discovered are but as , the stories of Mother Gooso." ' Mr. Wood father remarked that the tlmo for investigation would not arrive until the meeting of tho next Congress, but that then the majority in that body would mako tho fur fly. Tho Debts of the Southern States. According to a Washington date, the bill introduced by Mr. Smith, of North Carolina, for the relief of tho Southorn States by a compromise of their debts, provides that the money collected from tho Southern people as a tax on their cotton product shall be appropriated to pay tho debts of tho Southern States, The Socre,lary of the Treasury and tho Attorney-General aro dlreotod to con for with tho creditors and agrco upon a compromise The money paid as cot ton tax by tho peoplo of a Stato is to be devoted to tho payment of tho debt of such State. If the amount Is inefficient to pay tho wholo it is to bo applied to debts of the oldest dato as far ns it will go. Where thuru Is a surplus It shall bo paid over to tho State for free school purposes. Quite a Difference. Tho Charleston News and Courtcr publishes a tablo showing the amount of money appropriated by the general government, from tho adoption of tho constitution up to Juno 30th, 1873, for tho Improvement of rivers and harbors In the Atlantic States. Tho total amount expended is $9,587,173. Of this tbo northern Atlantic States received $7,- 970,0!)7,and the southern Atlantic States, $1,017,070. Quite a difference. Hogs at Chattanooga. Tho Timossays: Hogs are scarco and prices stiff. First-class, heavy lots, would command 1 cents. Soquatchee Valley will not mako more than two thirds her usual crop this year,'' and most of tho lots we have seen from thero are not near np to the standard of . for mer years. The country adjacent to the city will mako very little more pork than will supply tbo farmors. Tho Washington Suuday Chronicle shows that tho debt of tho District of Columbia Is more than $25,000,000. Dawet on the Currency. The followlog appears among the Congressional proceedings of last week : The House went Into Committee of the whole, and resumed the considera tion of the biil authorizing the Issue of three buudred and sixty-five converts ble bonds. Mr. Willard, of Vermont, offered an aineudmeiit to it, providiug that green backs shall uot be legal tender in pay ment ot debts contracted after the first of July. 1875. Mr. Dawes spoke at length la opposi tion to the bill. He declared that, with Hie gentleman from Ohio (Mr. Garfield) be rejoiced that the hands of Congress were being stayed up in the cflort, if it had the courage to make it, to bring the country back to the laws of trade, and argued that the direct and inevitable consequence of the substitution of the peudiug bill for the existing state of af fairs, instead of bringing relief by ap proximation of greenbacks to gold, would sink it ten to fifteen per cent., and thereby take from the laborrer teu to fifteen per cent, of the purchasing Eower of his day's wages, and cut dowu is now scanty loaf of bread. The greenback would be worth as much as gold to-day if the Government would pay it when presented, and it would never be worth at much as gold until the Government did that. Let it do that and all the rest would follow. In conclusion he said: Those who are responsive for public affair have uo time to lose; we can put oil our duty in the premises no longer. .. The Republican party has just three mouth 'o save or destroy its existence. No other power than itself ran accom plish its ruin. . it will pass out or mum and memory iii the politics of this coun- trv. if at all. bv its own hands. It has the power as well as the privilege of ac coniDlishinir cither of these results. Whatever in tho near future awaits that party, lei it not be for the want of cour age.' Mr. Phelps orgucd against the pend ing measure, and said : This is what I id ask the Government to do: I ask tho Government to pay the promises that it made twelve years ago; to pay these i i . i s .t u ! a . years after date, money with which to pay its present indebtedness. In my opinion, there Is but one whv to make Currcnev eoual to inonov. and that is to 'ollow that atraigtit auJ narrow pain, which is the rath or honesty. 1 no oov- erument must pay its debts when they aro duo. Then alone cau wo expect to be again a prosperous and happy and honored nation. From Washington. Correspondence Courier-Journal. Washington, D. C, DPt. 13.-The friends of specie resumption claim that thev will be able to carry a measure looking to this end through the Senate, Thouirh the Finance Committee has uot met, it is not improbable that it will o - --- ---- renort somcthinir of tho -kind. It is - a pretty certain, however, that the repeal of the legal tender clause, ns recom mended bv Grant, will not be one of , the modes likely to find favor In Con gross. A prominent politician, wno is n a position to know whereof he s:eiik. states positively that there are not over threo Senators in favor of such a plan. The samo gentleman predicts a union of the Democratic party upon the policy of substituting greenbacks for the national bank notes and repeal ing the tax on the State banks. It is cortain that these ideas are largely fa vored In Democratic circles. Tho dis cussion of the question is destined to occupy a large share of tbo attention of Congress. The committee appointed to consider Arkansas affairs has decided, before making up the report, to hear counsel ou both Bides on the questions involved. This dolay Is undoubtedly favorable to tho existing Stato Government. It Is claimed by Governor Garland's frionds hero that tho expressions of opinion in tho recent caucus of Republican Sona tors was unfavorable tothorevolutiona ry Bchemos of Clayton, Brooks and Dorscv. Washing Postage Stamps Tho western Postago Itocord gives the following about what seems to be a very nrofltablo business in some sections of Hub country. Tho woshlnz of postaeo stamps Is pro bably the most profitable species of loundry work In this or any other coun try. Third Assistant Postmaster Gen eral Harbor estimates that tho Govern ment is annually defrauded out of $1, 000.000. or about 5 per cent, of tho amount of stamps sold, by the use or stamps that have beon used once anri then washed, and fitted for uso a sec ond tlmo. This seems an enormous sum. but Mr. Barber has given tho mat ter lonir and caroful examination. Who It?, or what oroanlzed band of mon is not yet known, out it is evident that the washing of stamps has become a systematized business. As yet, tho Government has onlv ono method of revengo. In many casos a washed stamp can bo easily detected. When this happens, and postmasters aro re quested to scrutinize closoly. tho letter on which the washod stamp is found, is forwarded to the dcad-lotteroillco. Idaho. It now appears that Fenn, domocrat and not Bcunott, republican, is elected to Concrress In Idaho torrltory. Fenn was pledged to urge a division of torrl torv. and had a pretty solid voto in north Idaho; while Gov. Bonnott, op posing a division, had tho vela of South Idaho. The north outvoted the south and was the last to be heard from. A New Orleans date of tho 15th says This morning an eflort was made to In troduce fivo or six colored girls as pu pits Into the girls upper high school which resulted In the withdrawal of over fifty of tho graduating class, This la the firet attempt that has been made to placo negroes in this school A State Hank Bfooted. In the Franklin Review and Journal we Hod a communication' signed ''Wil liamson Farmer," urging the establish ment of a State Bank, to give ns a local currency that will slay with us. The writer Is quite bold la his logic, saying : No sort of financial scheme that is run by the general government will ever sultoui wants, line may te oetter or worse than another: but all such will be niauaged and controlled bv the capi talists ot ew r.ngiana ana .ew iora, to the promotion of Ibeir profit and to the injury of the produciug classes. Let tho ireneral eoverumcot furnish tho standard of currency as it did before the war, and as it does now of weights and of measures, but let each State fur nish its own currency, depreciated (i need be,) twenty-five per cont. than to have our property depreciated, or shrunk, from thirty-five to fifty per cent. I waut each member or the Legislature to consult that poitlon (at least) of hU constituents who till Ihe soil, and who make all the wealth of a country, on tho subject, and see if they dou'l instruct hiiu to go for a bank of issuo. Give us a bank, and let the notes be loaned to the people, aud you need not cousuiue your time iu passing slay laws and wrangling about taxes being reduced. Commenting on Gov. Kemper's re cent message in favor of a Slate currcu- cy for Virginia, aud his plain argumeut that the South can no more obtain na tioual bank currency under the prcsont law than a' starving mendicant could buy bread with cash he does not pos eess. tho MuiTreesborb Motiitor says the same arguments will apply with equal forco to Tennessee, and expresses a hope to see tho matter brought before the comiugiLcgislaturc. Good for Brlgbani. A one-legged soldier, a Mormon, re cently asked Brigham Young to supply, by a miracle, the missing limb; but the apostle, not to be en light, made this re ply : "I can in an instant produce a new leg in tho placo of the old one, but then, you sec, if I do, it will cause great in convenience to you in Heavcu, for, af ter your exaltation to glory, tho origi nal leg Will com lols in Ilia ti-itiit body ; mine also being of divine origin, becomes immortal, and in this caso ob serve how verj awkward a three-legged angel from Utah would appear among the Inhabitants of the eternal world. i , i Alubaiua. The following from Montgomery Dec. 15, looks cloudy : Abont daylight this morning two ne groes went to the store of Mat. Strauss, on tho outskirts of tho chy, waked him up and killed him with a car coupling iron. One nogro stabbed anothor yesterday. Tom Johnson, a negro, was yester day sentenced to be hanged on January 29th, for murdering another negro in a nuarrel over twenty. five conts. Six or eight colored men were sent to the penitentiary to-day. Pretty Good. When the late J idgo Bonj. Toppan, of Ohio, applied to the Judges of the Supremo Court for admission to the bar of that State, he was asked the follow- ng questions, and gave the appended answers : Mr. Tappan, what Is law ? Answer An uniust distribution of justice. Mr. Tappan, what is equity ? Answer A d d imposition on com mon sense I Ho passed, of courso, and wasgivon a certificate of admission. Ills Great Fight. Doctor Itedfield writes of Andrew Johnson : Up and down tho line, among friends and enemies alike, it Is under stood that this is tho old man's last fight. If ho wins tho term it is for six ycarp, and he will hardly ever want office again, aud if he falls ho can never get it again. So all are coming up to the scratch with long finger nailsand blood shot eyes, and wool will fly. The Heir Apparent. Pittsburgh Post: Lieutenant-Colonel Fred. Grant is still enjoying himself at the expenso of tho tax-payers lie has not been on dutv an hour's time for months, but draws bis pay as Lieutenant-Colonel with frightful regularity. Ain't it about timo this petty stealing should be rebuked? General Grant Is credited with this ralhor sonsiblo remark: "I do not think it is worth whilo to insist upon a vcr diet as to tho responsibility for tho re cont reverses. Would it not ho a bolter policy to harmonizo differences and fb agrco upon the host method of regain ing lost ground?" A Goorgia editor nominates Gen. To cumseh Shormau for President, and Gen. John B. Oqrdon for Vice Presi-dont-ln 1870. Tho tail of the ticket might do, but the sun will be low down tho sky, Lorcna, bofore we consent to take any of the Tocumsoh sort In ours Detroit Frco Press: Helen M. Cooko, writing verses for a New York paper, says that kisses on her brow are the richest diadem her woman's soul as plrcs to wear. All right. Bring on your brow and take your diadem. Knoxvllle proposes to give $250,000 to the Knoxvillo and Macon Road which Is pretty liberal for a city that has paid only one sixth of Its present year's taxos. If the Knoxvillians are smart they will not plant very doop In that enterprise yet awhllo. Jewell has been confirmed master General. as Pott A liepabllcari Paper on the Vlcke burf Affair. A eorrespondent of the New York Times from Yicktburg, says touching the killing of negroes on Monday last ! have made the most careful laveetl- gatlon possible, and am of the opinion that be white cltitens or vicasourg were, under the circunuUnret, justified in resisting with arras the attack which was made upon the city by the negroes-. Ttey came in, it will be remembered, to relnstato Sheriff Crosby after he bat? . . ... riM.. kllltn . t in iorcca .o resign, inv nui vi so many black men, however, wi -f nrceiary and cannot be justlfieu.--Many of them were shot while they were retreating, but It Is not true that many were killed while begglnar formcrc) ; oo the contrary all who did so were protected by the while leaders." Another dispatch to the same paper, dated the 13th. says: "Late this eveuiog a number of gentlemen living on plait' taliona in tlio neighborhood of the roads leading Into Vlcksburg, informed the Mayor that the negroes In the couu try were under arms, and In squads of twenty and thirty were marching to ward (he city. The Mayor immediate ly called out two companies of special1 police aud they aro now assembled at the court houso. The citizens are gen' orally alarmed, aud some of them fear that the town will be attacked to-night. The majority of the people have no fear for the town, but think it probable tho negroes may commit depredations upoir unprotected white families in ihs coun try. Two companies of well armed white men. have Just gone to (ho out kirtsof the city, they will guard tho two principal approaches during tho night.". Ilallroad Thieves. Lonsvn.LK, KvM Dec. 14. A special to the Courier-Journal says four em ployees of tho Louisville and Nashville Hail road were arrested to-day for break ing open freight cars on that road, and abstracting goods therefrom. One of the men was a conductor or a ireignt train, and the other threo his subordi nates. Tho method of operation was to rcmovo the hoop from the door, thus not breaking the seal; then to break open the packages and after tak ing out a poii ion of the contents to nail them up again. MnsHaehtiKettM. Borton, Doc. 15. Tho Plympl0" strcot nio mvolvos a lots of hair a mil- lion. The lumber yaids were burned. The fire on llittonger'a wharf threatens the shipping. One vessel is damaged. Warner v Freeman s salt taclory is de stroyed. This fire involves a loss of $150,000. The llro Is thought to be In ceudiary. At four o clock this morning the ther mometer Indicated six degreos below zero. Tho Roman Catholic Church at West Roxburv U burned. A Widow orThlrteen. A gentle, husbandless croaturo In Il linois writes lo a lawyer who ndvcrtls- ed that ho would provldo companions for unmarried persons: "My Dear Mr. Thia is to certify that lam a widow with thirteen children born, have had threo husbands, each of which died In pcaco In his own way. I havo a small farm, and would tako another husband yet, if I could fin! a young one; no oldf bull-headed sardine nood apply, he will not be lakcu in. Ten dollars will bo given to yon to produce the man." DUohnrgetl. In the U. S. District Court at Mem phis last week, argument was continu ed on tho motion to quash the Indict mont against tho Gibson county Kn klux, on tho ground of wantof jurisdic tion of tho court, couplod with tho fact that they wore under Indictments for the samo offonso. The motion was sustained by Judgo Ballard, and tho prisoners discharged. WheatCorn Ontn. Knox ville quotes wheat nothing do Ing, with 1.00 for white Corn, loose, 50(HiO, sacked In depot C0$C5. Chattanooga Wheat on wharf 1.10f 1.15, sacks included. Corn, new car, 05 75; shelled 75080. Atlanta Wheat 1.10fil.50 Tor white, rod 1.40. Torn 118(31.00, ear 95. Oats 80(3:85. Tennessoo Hay 1.25 per 100 lbs. St. Louis quotes both wheat and com declining. Cincinnati Wheat firm at 1.12 for red. Corn moderate demand at 72$ 71. Oats 6&G0. Died, In Knoxville, on the litli of Decent' her, Kllen Tlmlcher, eldest (Intifc'litrr of J. K. J.Lewis, Dneessed was born t tho SullliiS' homuntea l nesr this plare, April 1st, 1HT.I1. Her death was ciimcd by Injuries recefvrii' from her elothft tuklng Are some tbiee weikt since, from which she siiflcrcd Intensely tin til Uuatb com to bar ralUr. Kh Wl all aiiilrt ble and Interesting girl, beloved by all wLo know her. v n n i: it c i a .. AtheMk.tlnrlirt . " ATHKNS. December 17. IS74. New Corn (ear) (lilcH. Klour3.iK)for fmnlly, Iliicon, I'J to 14 cents, In tin can n ct;K'ir, wanted at 20 cl. fur rbrlatmaa; Meal 00; Hay, Nat .00 per WO lb.; Oalu Mi; Feathers, live ireeae, Ml; Ilccawax, 25; lfair, Scents; I'eaa I.Imi wanted; Irluli potatoes "A, scarce; flood yellow Mutter M enta, scarce; Dreased Poultry, Turkeys, Kij Chickens, . Ciilhoun Urodiirr. Wnrltel. corukx'TH) by n. r. martin a mon. Cai.iioi n, Tknn., Dee. in, 1871. Wheat, white No. 1, 1 .1(1. red No. 1, Mrfl; Flour, family 8.0(); Corn. 7.1; Corn Meal. 76; Out., Ml: i'ork.H.W; I. aril. Halo: Holler, prime yellow, ?n: Kkk,WI; I'eaa, clay, I.OO; llrann, while Dried IVachea, baUea a7j quarters ft; Fealhera, livs;cee M); IV NuU, 1.00: Chotnuta, l.".'ia!l.(KI; Dreaaed foullrf, Turkeys rJ;Cblckenst)c; Cotton Middling 12. Atlasifn narkel, Atlanta, 0., Dee. a, 174. Corn, white, (Main; Wheat, while, need, 1.W) 1.7ft; red. I.H.'.aM.V (lata, white, "XsMO; mla ed Hft; Hay, l.SOal.lM; llacon, none; Dry Halt Meats, clear rb sides II U; Lard, tlercea, 10; Flour, A.An7.&n; Corn Meal, 07 Coffee, Hio, fair 2i,jirlins M, choice '24: Hugars, liall; Cotton YTn, per hunch, I.S.'i: Doiueatica 8-4 7-1 8; 4-4 10 per yd; lloira, croa. hcj Drenaed Poultry, Turkera, lOnU; Chickens, 10; muter, xaauii; writ", nu: Appica, fl.miai.iitr per bid; Potatoes, J.Mia4.flO per Mil lleap'y, ttTEPHENSA I FI.VNN.