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VOL. III. KNOXVILLE, TENN., WEDNESDAY. MARCH 12, IS73. NO. 50. THE PRESIDENT'S INAUGURAL A. plain, hensi1ile -,yiiui:s. HI Efforts to Restore Harmony and Peace. The Tendency of Nations is Toward Republicanism. Washington, March 4. The Weather is very cold to-day. There was a fine display. The following is the 1NAIGURAL ADDRESS: Fellow-Citizens : Under Providence, I have been called a second time to act as Executive over this great nation. It has been my endeavor in the past to maintain all the laws and, so far as lay in my power, to act for the best Interests of the whole jieople. My best efforts will be given in the same direction in the future, aided, I trust, by my four years' experience in the oftiee. When my first term of the office of Chief .Executive began the country had not re covered from the effects of a great internal revolution and three of the former States of the Union had not been restored lo their Federal relations. It seemed tome wise that no new questions should be raised so long as that condition of affairs existed ; therefore the past four years, so far as I could control events, have bten consulted iu the effort to restore harmony, public credit, commerce and all the arts of peace and progress. KEl'UKLICANISM. It is my firm conviction that the civil ized world is tending towards Republican ism, or (Government by the people through their chosen representatives, and that our own great Republic is destined to be the guiding star to all others. Under our Republic we support an army less than that of any European power of any standing, and a Navy less than that of either of, at least live of them. There could be no extension of territory on this continent which would call for an increase of this force but rather might such exten sion enable us to diminisb.it. The theory of Government changes with general progress. Now, that the telegraph is made available for communicating thought, together with rapid transit by steam, all parts of a continent are made contiguous for all the purposes of the Government, nud communication between the extreme limits of the country made easier than it was throughout the old thir teen States at the beginning of our nation al existence. The effects of the late civil strife have been to free the slave and make him a citizen. Vet, lie is not possessed of the civil rights which citizenship should carry-.with it. This is wrong and should be corrected. To this correction I stand committed, so far ns executive influence can avail. Social equality is not a subject to belegis lated upon, nor shall I ask that anything be done to advance the social status of the colored man except to give him a fair chance to develop what there is good in him give him an access to schools, and when he travels let him feel assured that his conduct will regulate the treatment and fare he will receive. The States lately at war with the general Government are now happily rehabilitated and no executive control is exercised in any one of them that would not be exer cised iu any other State under like circum stances. SANTO DOMINGO. In the first year of the past administra tion the proposition came up for the ad mission of Santo Domingo as a territory of the Union. It was not a question of my seeking, but was a proposition from the people of Santo Domingo, and which I en tertained. I believe now as I did then, that It was for the best interests of this country for the people of Santo Domingo and all concerned that the proposition should be received favorably, it was, however, rejected constitutionally and therefore the subject was never brought up again by me. ACQUIRING TERRITORY. In future, while I hold my present office, the subject ef the acquisition of territory must have the support of the people before I will recommend any proposition looking to such acquisition. I say here, however, that I do not share in the apprehension held by many as to the danger of govern ments becomiug weakened and destroyed by reason of their extension of territory, (jommerce, education and the rapid transit of thought and matter by telegraph and steam have changed all this. Rather do I believe that our great Maker is preparing the world in His own good time to become one nation, speaking one language, and when armies and navies will be no longer required. RESTORATION. My efforts in the future bill be directed to the restoration of good feeling betweeu the different sections of our common coun try ; to the restoration of our currency to a fixed value as compared with the world's standard of values, Gold, and if pos sible to par. With it to the construction of cheap routes of transit through the land ; to the end that the products of all sections may find a market and leave a living remuneration to the producer ; to the maintenance of friendly relations with ull our neighbors and with distant nations; to the re-establishment of commerce and share in the carrying trudo upon the I ocean; to the encouragement of such man ufacturing industries as can bo economical ly pursued in this country, to the end that the exports of home pro'ducts and indus tries may pay for our imports the only safe method of returning to and perma nently maintaining a specie basis; to the elevation of i.i'iu;' itii'l bv a huma.ie course to bring the aborigines of the country un der the benign inllueuces of education and civilization. It is either this or a war of ex termination wars of extermination en gaged iu .by people pursuing com merce and all Industrial pursuits, are ex pensive even against the weakest people and are demoralizing and wicked. INDIAN POLICY. Oar superiority of the strength and advanta ges of civilization should make us lenient to ward the Indian. The wrong already inflicted upon Jhiin should be taken into account and tho balanco placed to hit credit The moral view of tho quesliom should be considered and the question asked; ennnot the Indian be made a useful and productive member of socioty by proper teaching and treatment? If the etlort is made in good faith, we will stand better before, the civilized nations of the East and in our own consciences for having made it. All these things are not to be acoomplished by one indi vidual, but Ithey will recoivo my support and such recommendations to Congress, as will, in my judnmont, best serve to carry them into etl'ect. I beg your si pportand encouragement. CIVIL SERVICE. It lias been and is my earnest desire to cor rect abuses that have grown up in tho civil ser vice ot the country. To securo this reforma tion, rules regulating the method of appoint ment and promotion were established and have bec-n tried. My effort for such reformation shall he continued to the best of my judgment. Tho spirit of tho rules adopted will "be"main tained. 1 acknowledge before this assemblage, representing us it does every section of our country, tho obligation I pm uuder ta l::y countrymen for tlie'great honor thoy havo con ferred upon mo by returning me to tho highest office within their gift, and the further obliga tion resting on mo to render to them the best services within my power. This 1 promise, looking forward with tho greatest anxiety to tho day when I shall bo released from the re sponsibilities that at times aro almost over whelming and from which I havo scarcely had a respite Rince tho eventful tiring' upon Fort Sumter, in April, Siil, to tho present day. My services wero then tendered and accepted under tho f'rst cill for troop growing out of that event. I did not ask for place or position and was entirely without influence or tho acquaintance of persona of in fluence, but was resolved to perform my part in a struggle threatening the very existence of tho nation. I performed a conscientious duty with out nsking promotion or command, and without a revengeful feeling towards any section or in dividual. Notwithstanding this, throughout tho war and from my candidacy for my present ollico in 1K08, to the closo of the last Presidential campaign, I havo boon the subject of abuse and slander scarcely ever equaled in political his tory, which to-day I feel that I can afford to disregard, in view of your verdict, which 1 gratefully accopt as my vindication. THE IXAUbTUATIOV. Hie UrniicteMl Inn;eaiit of (he Age, From the Washington correspondence of the New York Times, we copy the fol lowing graphic description of how Penn sylvania Avenue appeared on the morning of the inauguration : Thousands of visitors added to the thou sands of the days before crowded the hotels and boarding houses, and overflowed into the streets, traveling-bag in hand, in the all but vain search for quarters. The troops moved to their rendezvous almost on the double quick, pedestrians bundled them selves as against tlie rudest blasts winter, and on every hand, as friend met friend, the universal exclamation was, "Isn't it cold ?" Hut, though the cold was bitter and pinched the civic display on thestreets, the arrangements on all hands were smooth, simple and perfect in execution. There was to the procession and inaugural ceremony no mishap and no accident. Everybody and everything, except the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, was on time, and though everybody but the hale and hearty shrank from the exposure of the day tiiere was good feeling and gay spirits everywhere present. The contests of the winter session, -the acrimonies of Credit Mobilier, the charges and counter charges of debate and controversy, all faded away into the darkness of the past, and as the duties of the Senators and Representalpves were lifted one by one from off their un easy minds, the spirit of peace and forgive ness seemed to resume its place, the lost and forgotten amenities were resumed in the intercouseof men, and the vision, here tofore so intent upon the past, turned hope fully once more to the future. THE PROCESSION. No President was ever escorted to the In auguration ceremonies at the national Capitol by so large, brilliant, or representa tive a military procession, as that which to-day moved with pomp and grandeur to the second i n augu ration of Presii leu t Gran t. Though a piercing cold wind swept down the broad avenue, chilling througli and through even the most comfortably clad of the troops in line, the bright sun-rays brought out conspicuously and brilliantly the bright uniforms, gilded trappings and burnished arms and equipments of the troops. No better opportunity could be af forded the military for displaying to fine advantage their marching qualities, than they enjoyed to-day on the clean-swept broad avenue, with its smooth pavement leading from the White House to the Capi tol. Thousands of people from every State gathered to Bee the grand military display. Men who had marched througli a dozen States when there was but little chance for pomp and parade, came to see the military organizations from a dozen States partici pate in the peace triumph of their great and beloved leader. Pennsylvania avenue was decorated most elaborately ; evejy build ing was covered with flags, and from every window flouted streamers and banners. Every window, was occupied," every bal cony and temporary platform was tilled, and the sidewalks were thronged by peo ple long before the procession began mov ing. Choice Hsitions affording a sight of thu avenue for some distance commanded extra prices. Rushing andserambling from an early hour in tho morniii'-r, the vast crowd eagerly tool; possession of every tree, box and railing on either side of tho av enue, and stood through the long hour oc cupied by the procession in passiuga given point. BY TELEGRAPH. FROM NASHVILLE. Passage of the School Cill. The Republicans Vole for it Nearly Solid. The Congressional Apportionment Bill. Kecln( la the (hroulcle.J Nashville, March 6. The school bill passed the House Justus it came from the Senate, by a vote of forty six to eighteen. A desperate struggle was made to defeat it, even by some who finally voted for Its passage. The Republicans, with two exceptions, voted for it, as it was the best they could get under the circumstances. The bill provides for a State Superin tendent and superintendents for the coun ties, with district directors The fund amounts to S2,00O,00O with interest, and poll tax to be equally distributed through out tho State, with ten cents addition al to be expended in the dinnii v.'hca Collected. While it was not a party vote, yet six teen Democrats voted No. There will be various protests with various views. Near ly all the noes explained why it was they voted as they did, for, of cour-e, none were opposedto schools ! Nashville, March 7, '2-",0 p. i. The following special diepateh should have reached us iu time fur our lust issue : Senator Leake, of Memphis, died this evening at the St. Cloud Hotel. The Congressional Apportionment Hill passed the House by a vote of forty-eight to eighteen. The counties in tiie Second District are Anderson, Campbell, Union, Scott, Morgan, Roane, Loudon, Monroe. Blount, Sevier, Jefferson and Knox. There will be some opposition in the Senate. FOREICN. IlNolnttonof the Kpmilsb Aembljr Irub nble. London, March 8. The report from Madrid, that the great powers will jointly withdraw their diplomats from .Madrid if a Federal Republic is proclaimed, is de nied. A special dispatch from lierlin to the Times says the Government of Franco has officially given Germany financial guar antees for the payment at the designated time of the last milliard of francs of the war indemnity, and that negotiations be tween the two Governments for the entire evacuation of French territory by the Ger man troops at an early day have already been commenced. t'UNCtlled Conditio.! of A flair In Spniu. The Daily Telegraph of this morning has a special dispatch from Madrid stating thestreets in the vicinity of the palace of the Cortes were thronged with people dur ing the session of tho Assembly yesterday and much excitement prevailed; Detach ments of civic guards were stationed at various strategetic points in anticipation of an outbreak. The same dispatch states that it is known that Figueros, President of the Council, will to-day propose a motion for the im mediate dissolution of the Assembly. 1 1 is reported that over a hundred per sons were injured at tho Fort Mount Val erian explosion, at Paris. The Impartial says a column of troops, while pursuing the Carlists iu the Province of Serida, suddenly mutinied and refused to continue the pursuit. Toe War in Npnin. Bayonne, March 5. The news receiv ed here from the Northern and North eastern Provinces of Spain, mostly from Carlist sources, shows that the insurrec tion is growing stronger every day. The situation at Pampeluna is critcal. A rising of Federalists is apprehended in this city. The National troops withdrew on Satur day into the Citadel, and the commandant threatened to bombard the town if the Federalists revolted. The Carlist chiefs, Alio uud Dowegaway, with 4,000 men were were within three miles of the walls. The garrison numbers 3,600 men. Re inforcements sent by General Pavia, de serted on the march. The Caclists under Sedallo recently de feated the Government force commanded by Abinelty, near Tornera. The latter lost several officers and twenty privates killed. The army at Victoria, formerly under the command of General Moniones, has h;eu reduced, by desertion, from 1:1,000 to 7,000 men. It is reported that a Carlist baud has penetrated to the vicinity of Oranjuez, twenty-eight miles southeast of Madrid. IuniiKurHtlou IHnuer Iu Berlin. Berlin, March 4 Midnight. A dinner was given to-night at the American Lega tion in honor of ttie inauguration of Presi dent Grant. Minister Bancroft presided. At his right sat Prince Bismarck. The Diplomatic Corps was represented by its principal members. Among the distin guished guests were Council lor von philips horn and Herr von ' Guelst, Director of Universities. The toast, ! '"The President of the-United State,". was offered' by Priuce Bismarck, and Mr.--Bancroft gave the health ot thu German Emperor. Lonion, March 4. it Is reported that the frauds on t lie Bank of England amounts to s-miiio oni),a'!d that of thisamount ?:;."o, ooii was drawn upon'Jay Cook, McCulloch & Co. ; SL'OO.OOO upon Rothschilds, and a lai-ge amount, theexact figuresof which are unknown, is upon the Barings. Some of these houses are said to be making strenu ous efforts to suppress the details of the transactions. It is stated on what appears to be good authority that one of the mem bers of the house of Rothschild went to Newgate to-day and had an interview with Noyes, an alleged accouiiilice of tho swindlers, and startling revelations con cerning their operations were made, tho nature of which is kept secret for the present. HOME NEWS. ItrMrat live l ire In BoMon. Boston, March 7. The fire In Waburu Centre this evening burned six or seven dwelling houses, a store aud one church completely and another partially. The loss is from $75,000 to J100,(KtO. The property was insured. The fire caught from a kerosene lamp which wos left burning in a photographer's establishment. A dispatch from Charleston, South Caro lina, says a negro named Pipin has been arrested for having on Saturday last beaten his wife to death, then by means of kero sene burned her body in'a shocking man ner. Smuggled silks, kid gloves, valued at $".,000 was seized to-day on the steamship Persia. No arrests were made. Laces valued at SJ .Vio sei.cd on another vessel on Wednesday and a lady passenger was arrested. San Francisco, March 7. General Carey H. Fry, Chief Paymaster ;of the Military Division of the Faeitlc, died here yestersday. Orders have been given for the soldiers to prepare to march to the lava beds. Three hundred will start immediately. The commanding officer has determined to accept no terms but an unconditional surrender. Nothing but a light will sat isfy Chi it. Jack. The San Francisco Victoria. Colonist has tlie following : The steamer, (Jeorge S. Wright is close ashore near the village of the Kiiengufath Indians. A tierce tribe of Indiauswho brought tin's news to Victoria, remained live days and encamp ed on the beach, but saw lib signs of boats or people from the wreck. Indians from tho village, who are usually very cautious about such matters, did not como near shore. It is now thought that part or all of tlie crew may be prisloners in the hands of these savages. Worst in British Columbia. Tlie Slonloc War I Over, San Francisco, March 10. Advices from the seat of War indicate that Cupt. Jack has yielded and the Modoc war is over. - New Yoitk, March 10. The meeting of journeymen snoemaKers to recognize the strike was slinily attended. It is thought to be a failure. Commodore Kdmund W. Henry is dead. Colcm iu a, March 10. Late information from Laurens county proves the kuklux outrages reported committed there to be a base fabrication by the Radical officers. There was a row betweon two drunken men. Baltimore, Md., March 10. This morning, in the Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, the trial committee in the case of Rev. J. F. Clarke, of White Sulphur Springs, West Va., of which committee Rev. N. Head is chairman, reported the charge of immor ality sustained und Clarke was expelled from the Church. The committee in the case of Rev. Dr. Huston are taking testimony. Portsmouth, March 7. Lewis Wagner, the Shoals murderer, was arrested at Bos ton last night at 5 o'clock, and is expect ed on the noon train to-day. There is an excited crowd hero waiting for him, and the Mayor has procured a squad of marines from the Navy Yard to guard him. The details of the double murder are most hor rible. The woman who escaped was bad ly frozen. WASHINGTON. Exlrn Pay for Member or Cvnifrrm, Washington, March 8. The members of Congress have been excited over their extra pay, wliich they voted themselves some rive thousand dollars. Comptroller Taylor has fiually decided that there is no technical objection to paying them. Spencer was sworn iu as Senator from Alabama. Hkauuuakteks Peace Commission, Fairchilds, March 4, To Columbus Delano, Secretary of Interior, Washington : The Modocs emphatically reject all of fers and propositions. They propose to meet in full force Meaeham aud Applegate with six thousand nieu iu lava bed. This undoubtedly means treachery. We are still willing tt meet them In conference, but not upon their terms. They have an accession of l!4 warriors that are not Mo docs. We will send a message of protec tion to all who come out. The commission is a failure. Instructions are coming. It is a time of vast of importance. Couriers await the propositions to be signed. A. B. Meacjiam. Imnortnnt Ueriaion of the Nupreuie Court, Washington, March 10. The Supreme Court to-day, in the case of Humphreys et al vs. Pegnes, from the Circuit Court of South Carolina, decided that the Cheraw and Darlington Railroad Company in South Carolina is, by the laws of the State, exempt from taxation, and that the law of lsos, enacted to repeul this exemption, ia void. The Court say it is too late to raise the question whether a State has the power to bind itself against imposing taxes, for it has been held in this Court that a State has tlie power to bind itself in relinquish ing tho taxing power aud such a provision of a contract whicli the State may subse quently impair. Other cases Involving tlie same principle were decided iu favor of tho anti-tax. Tlie Diplomatic Corps in full court cos tume called on thu President to-day to con gratulate him, mi liis re-inauguration. Many of them Were accompanied by ladies of their families. Several ladies of the Cabinet officers' households were present and nearly all the membcrsof tho Cabinet wero in attendance. After the formalities between tlie President and the foreign rep resentatives, Blacque Bey made tho fol lowing address : "Mr. President I have the honor to of fer you tho congratulations of the Diplo matic Corps upon this the occasion of yourre-inaugurafion. I feel both pleased and flattered that the duty has de volved upon metoexpresstoyou thesincere wishes of my colleagues and'myself for tho preservation of your life and the conse quent success of your administration." . To this tlie President replied : "Mr. Dean I receive with sensibility the congratulations which you oiler oil behalf of your colleagues accredited to this government. My intercourse with you all has hitherto been agreeable and I trust may so continue. It is my wish nrtd shall be my purpose in tlie future as in the past to keep up with the countries which you represent these cordial and friendly rela tions which aro essential to general pros perity and happiness. Gen. Dent, for the past four years In charge of the reception room at tlie White House, has been ordered to his regiment. W. H. Crook succeeds Gen Dent. Legislative Summary. Tlinrsdnj', Mureli 0. In tho Senate yesterday a resolution was introduced, whicli lies over, to maintain tho honor and good faith .of the State in reference to certain money's received into the Treasury under tlie act of May S, l.siif. A bill was introduced to authorize tho people to call a Constitutional Conven tion, providing for nn election of mem bers of that Convention, to bo held on the liidof September, 1S73. The funding bill, after being considered nearly all day, finally passed iu third reading by a vote of 14 to 0. Hi the House, tlie bill on third reading to prevent unjust discriminatiens and ex tortions in the rates to be charged by the different railroads in this State for tlie transportation of freights on-said roads, was discussed by Messrs. G. W. Martin, Leech, McAdoo, Trousdale, B. M. Till man, H. R. Moore and Elder, aud was finally lost. Three bills with reference to granting charters were passed on third reading. Tlie Senate bill to regulate tho system of common schools was adopted in lieu of the pending House bill, but a votu on third reading was not reached. Dan net: Tlie Case of Rev. Dr. Huston. The case of Dr. L. D. Huston, charged with lewd conduct, &c, which is to he in vestigated by the Baltimore Conference of the Methodist Fpisoopal Church South, which assembled yesterday in Trinity Church, corner of Madison avenuo and Preston street, lists not yet been reached. The conference, at the time of tlie adjourn ment yesterday, was engaged In passing upon the characters of the ministers, whose names were called as they appeieed upon tlie roll of the various districts. Dr. Hus ton's case will be taken up when his name is readied. The committee over which Rev. Mr. Rodgers presided, .who made the preliminary examination into the charges against Dr. Huston, will submit a report when tlie ense is reached, and it is under stood that Dr. Huston will, through cleri cal counsel, insist that the examination made by Mr. Rodgers's committee was final, and that the action of that commit tee, which was to the effect that the char ges were not sustained, must he accepted by the conference as finally disposing of the matter. The question will lie for the presiding bishop to determine. Dr. Hus ton was not present yesterday, and it seems to be generallv understood that he will not be present during the sitting of the conference. In the event of his non appearance iu person or by counsel tlie case will go by default, and the traverser will be expelled from tlie niiiiistry. A true bill has been found against Dr. Huston in tho Criminal Courtjon tlie charge of adulter', Which is a misdemeanor punishable by fine iu Maryland. It is asserted his ab sence at this time is due to this cause. In a trial at law winesses against him will bo produced, whom the ecclesiastical court compel to testify. As the offense fsr which Dr. Huston is indicted In the State court is only a misdemeanor he can not be reach ed by requisition iu another State. Hence, if lie does not choose voluntarily to appear here, he cannot be brought to trial in the Criminal Court. Baltimore Hun. The President's Propetod Tour. Richmond, Va., March 5. The General Assembly to-day passed a resolution ap pointed a joint committee of fifteen to make arrangements to receive President Grant and suite in such a manner as shall comport with the dignity of the Common wealth. Tlie city councils of Richmond and Petersburg have heretofore taken ac tion looking to the reception of the Presi dent. Charleston, S. C, March 5. The city council of Charleston have unanimously adopted the following resolutions : That the mayor extend an invitation to His Ex cellency Geu. Grant. President of the United States, to visit Charleston during his contemplated Southern tour, and that he be received as the guest of the city and entertained as such during his sojourn ; that Ave aldermen and twenty-one citizens be nominated and appointed by his hon or the mayor, who shall act as a committee to make all the necessary arrangements for the proper reception and entertainment of the Chief Magistrate of the country. The Wheat Crop. The Lexington (Va.) Citizen says: The prospects for it good wheat crop this year are -promising iu our county, (Rockbridge,) ami so far as we have heard the prospect N generally good throughout the. Valley. We have now every reason to expect that we ihall have more than an average crop.