ENUflfQ OM CHfC ttST
L. P. & G. E. SPECK.
One nquare, (ten lines, or less,) for Srt IiumH
One Dollar, each strbeerjuent insertion Fifty cent.
I j m. ;im. (l. us.
9-nm o s oo ia oa
, S SO 1 no l'z 901 is OO
I 7 00 12 HO tt 00 SO 00
JO 00 20 00; 30 00 MOO
jl&00 30 00 9 00 60 09
,!10 00 , 40 (W 60 00 100 00
ym th ( olunuj.
ft k YEAR, STRICTLY IN ADVtXCK.
Vol. V No 31.
MORRISTOWN, TENN., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1871.
Two Dollars a Year.
THOS. J. SPECK, D. D. S
OFF I E f t
Bogcrsville, Tenn.. from 1st to 15th of each month.
Morristown, from 15th to last of each month.
DR. G. E. FULLER,
A fcraiuatr of the Au:ruta Medtral College,
HN located at CHUCKY BEND.
TENN., and tenders his profe sstonel
erviees to the people, -jf that vicinity.
June 15th. 1870.
It. BE BT. F. McFABLAND
Has located in Morrii-town, and tender
hii professional services to the citizen of
Office over the store of Morris, Kidwell
k Co., with J. P." Evans, Esq.
M A G E E . II. D . ,
SURGEON AND PHYSICIAN,
Wil! irive special attention to the
TBK1TUEVT OP DINK ASKS OK HOlf'r.V,
r W. L A X G HO R N K
VV . Attorney at I.aw.
And Solicitor in Chancery,
COBBAN'S DEPOT, tCrlE Col STY. F. Tut
Fr . . tt-M in tt c e unti sol t.'oc,-e, J-ttrr&n.
ier, Un on Gr-ii.'ger a'l Urccue C llec
tl ti. u i.-: led t. iir- mp'- y. pi31v-
o, hose, Late of Virginia. J. C iioooks.
ROSE A HODGES,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
Will practice in the courts of Jefferson,
Grainiier and adjoining ooowlios, and in
the Supreme conn at KnoJCvilie.
All business entruste l uj them will re
ceive prompt and eotteful attention. fe':.
S. M. Barton. Wm. McKsrlsnd. Ja. P. tvanj.
gABTON, McFAKLA.S 1 k EVANS,
ATTORNEYS A T LA If.
Will prnclice tiuir profession in Jeffer
son and all the adjoining counties of East
Tennessw, and in the Supreme and Fed
eral courts at Knoxville. tr?,Ci:lee'ions
made in all part of East Tennessee.
ml a? !
yy s k y l k ,
Attorney at Law,
E O G E It S V I L L E . T E UN.
lTII.I. mrtire in the Courts of Haw-
kf r --
kwis. Hancock. baUivan, Mamnien.
Jefferson and 'i raitiger. laP ' 'J
R P K I T
; u o x
G R K E N K I I- I- , i E N .
Will attend the etreail and duuseery
courts of' the i:rt .Indicia! ilisiriet ol
Tennessee, and also, the counties of Jeffer
on and (..'.cke. and srill prectica to the
Supre'tie and Feiieni! courts at Knoxviile.
Coliei-iions promptt) attended to.
TEAL, PARKER. A SEAL,
STTUBSKIM T LAV,
Greenwood "er Varachjta, Ark.
Wi'! practice in all t'ie stn'.- Bsart l western
Arkinsas, iii awSaprrWH Uomrt at l.i'tle ltick,
sn.t in thi- etrenHaB I JI"trtrSeOBital Vsn Bai'sa
Wili att ml Hat bhUbbUbb of all claim coatiait
tet to tlieir car-- in westera Ariiaaaae, Norta- j
Casters rexas, anil the laiHsn aattow.
Hill piirrlu.. ami man- aSvBBBS BM ats upon
Real Bstafe, when aOeBcrtptisa ' qaaatttv, uual-
lis. iasallH. Bart satlsasrOnS reference tie gifea.
jnne i-ly .
J. FELL HE IMEB,
WOtiSSS IS PKAI.tK IM
Cloaks and Furs.
LARGE STOCK OF LA DIES' AND
CHILDREN'S CLOAKS A FURS,
SPLENDID ASSSO RT M F. N T.
1- I7RSI FTJR ! F-CTR!
KiLKSKUUMS 3.V2 I'.alttmnre Mrcet and
Sort IIiiHiird street.
sep 1 3 4m
Sam -9. Fain
STEWART & CO.,
h olesale G rocers
Commission Mo x c a n t s, j
No. 13 Xorth Howard Street.
Promnt and BDeeiaJ attention iriven to all '
' , J ' J ...... ,.- I
T-timillia 11 iV I T0 i
Importrrs and akoiesatc Sralsrs in
FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC I
tOVorth II. .ward Street.
H. O. PKsSIM AM
K CIS AI.KSKT.
JOHN H A M.I., (
i. A. CL1KKSO.V I
EOPLE'S PANIC OF KNOXVILLE
JOS. R-. MITCH KLL,
G. T. McGIIEE,
C, ST. M GheR, .Lois It. Bra.vver,
Jos. It. M i n HKi.i., Taos. H. Cai.i.oway.
We pnrrkaari and sell
Celled Matr Slocks.
iBiird state Csapsas,
Tennessee i oupun.
toaut) and l it) Coupons,
!tau k .Votes,
.: feaaesaeeaBS Vtrfpaia B. K, riapsas. and
Ket Teuu. usee and (i.-orri:i K. K. Coupons.
JOS. It. Mi I'CIIKLL.
T. W. FITZPA.RICK,
UOBRI STO W X . TE N N.
WILL Give hi rMnet persnnal nt
lention to Paijltip Paper ksnfrinj;, ;la
xinjr. etc. Having had pcaetiesl ..jtjeri
ence in his kaswess lor a nensber of vers,
nd enipiov iiiif none hut. first clus work
men. he can insure satisfaction Price
moderate. Orders for work to he done in
the country, on the line of e:iher Railroad
running into Morrbtown, will recoivs
pronipt attention. splA tf
K I S B I O t R L K
Have a shop splendidly fitted un sharp
Razors, clean towels, and always
read for "Your turn next, sir."
y-fOFFEE A very superior article can
V always be found at tbe store of
EARNEST. PENCE & HBISCOE
J. O. MAT11EWSON,
FE. I I3XJC-E
P. M. WILLIAMS,
Factory Ajrsat for Sale of
ROCKFORD COTTON YARNS,
S H E ETI N GS. B ATT 1 X G S,
ft C ' P t A
I trvi IDlin, ll.aiB MKKS, rapff.
Coaaignmep's solicited of
Bacon, Lard, Flour, Grain,
Tobacco, Fen the
TohilCCO Fenthers BeCS-
' wax. Ginseng, Flux
I Yarn Advanced on I'roduce.
R. H. DIUK'L'
Tobacco Commission Merchant,
No. 1H17 Corey Street,
R i C H M OND, VI R a I N I A .
ESTABLISHED 1 844.
Offers his service for tbe sale of Tobacco
Wheal and Corn, ep9-3ai
K. . L I U E
WILSON, BURNS & CO..
IRriadt i we;s ami Ctrroniissioii Mrr b:ts,
30 J. How r
tr ; ', rnr ol' Lom' aid.
. r J M 0 u t; .
We keep eoastaatly oo ism a lartre at.d
well aosuitnd stock of GaatarKiao. suitable
for the Southern anl Western trade.
We solicit consign meet of Country I'm
dace, such as Cotton, Feathers, Ginseng,
Rmuii. Wool. Dried Fruit. Fur Skin-.
etc. Our facilities for doif bomoeos are
such as to warrant Sjaiek sales and prompt
returns. AN OCdOTS will have our prompt
s f 1, C (
SreOLSBSU BKTAIL KttSM IS
Books. Sutitnrj and f any W?,
ry of the .im. & .V t MM
a,rZivV5ZT. ( Knoxvillk, Tenn.
Depot for all the Periodicals of the Day.
mai 1 1 tf.
J..IIN S. K 1ST IXC.
KD IS 1'. my.
JUSTINE S MAY.
AMI ALL KIMIS OV
Patent Bed Springs
Factory in North Knoxviile.
IitMK. Mi re Block. fi:y ftrrft. !
X O X V I I. I. E , T E X X .
j h.t cm, of Tenn. J. t. cox, of Tenn
H. T. COX & BROTHER.
I Forsyth Street. ATLANTA, REORGIA.
I'roui't mtrntion given to the sale of
; Produce. Hroeerles sad Geseral Orrcaaadlse,
Anl tiiliiifi orders tar Prodtttceor Mi i cos wttoe.
j Peter v, EtttsinesR I!ones generally ol
K-.i it Teooesseetsnd South weterti Virginia.
Business Houses ijenerally ..)' Atlanta.
Preach, Brown A Co., and o'hers, Chatta
noosra, Tenn. MfBrsengale A Ci
, NashriPe, Tenn.
H . D .
and Jew tier,
ANn (iEMKRAI. tfetVO DEAI.KR IM
JMafctes, tVci;?, it'hvi.-ii, flaii )oi
ClmM, Sllvrr nnil Plated Ware,
main si ui.ki' MOKKISTOWX, TEXX.
H - Work nrie to Onler, RepsiKcJor,
on .sunn ,s in Me, .in nii k j,. . mm
I'l-omoilv and esrtiofaetwr.lv.
T D II! U D U A
SB U V BtB 1 MM
17 GOLD WD SILVER
Vt le awarded to CH AS. M. STIEFF.
for the best PIANOS over 14 different
'Inkers of New York, Haiti SBora aHii
Itostuu Manataet urers.
OFFK.r. AND SBW WAKKItooMS.
No. '. tlbcrly Sin-it, Balllmore, .
The Stieff's Pianos cootaas ail the
j !at"-l isproreet.tS to he found in a
: first class Piano, wiih addition:.' improve
meats of his own invention, not to be
j found in other nstranteots. The tune.
loin h and finish of their iastmnaeols can
1 no; beeAcelitd by Buy inaiiufact ured.
A Urge sssurteaKnt of sOeond hand
I PUims always on hand, from $75 to fi.'fOO
i Parlor and Church Organs, some 20
, different styles on hand from $a0 and
Semi for Illustrated Catalogue contain
; inf names of oer 1000 Soetherneis. (500
' of which are Virtioians,) who have
houahtthe Stieff Piano nines the close of
: tlie ar.
RererrBcrs whs hare oar Plaaos Is ast:
T. tf. Evans, Jsdge K. M. Barton,
' Murrisiown ; Mr. McDonald. Mosss Creek;
John L. Rhea. Col. John V illiams. Joseph
Jaques. Knoxviile; R. C. Carter, Greene
rille ; Tbeodoie Richmond, Athens ; Thom
as Cate, Cleveland ; John W. Goddard,
Sweetwater; Dr. L. Y. Green, Chattaoooga.
SK . ASSA .. 1
If. HcSUKKRY DOLL. A fi. HIOTT,
W. W. IfcFTWIi h. SuperlBteaaeat.
mm MAMFAfTlUSC MIPASY,
MANL IWrTt KKRS OF
lllit iv Hi
manufacture of strictly
V i r fr i n i ft T P ft f
The following brands of Tobacco,
Which we offer at low prices, viz.
"Queen of the East:'
. -y e respectfully SOllClt!
FKOM THE TRADE,
L t , . 1 1 1 r hi 1 1 . i i. J jna ; i (IL-.-'C KJI Mill n win
DEALER AND CONSUMER.
Address orders or letter of inquiry for
q notations to
K. oiT-j'r Tobcto Manufjriarioe Comnj,
LOCK BOX F .
E. 6. SHANNON',
fi s s a it X o n .
IMroltTKttS AMI DKALEKS IS
F a n e v G o ods,
Hosiery, V7iit6 Goods,
Wsuleim. tilove- Sail it:i.:i Warn,
268 W. BaUiwinre Stieet,
13 A L T I M 0 R E
an I.' i
f WDIi DI Y J& IfflflRKHl? A Tl
Tl 1 iii U u ULi 1 U B U U 1 1 1-J I IU A 1) ,
; STBOLKSALK nEAUUM IS
Shoes iihil BroganSf
S."3 Sa 1 1 1 ps e r e SI res t. I p stair
IMC . X?E, 3VT 1-
Keuii-.-.e'i fr.uu Ji.; W, Bsltiasato St,
C. B. M'CRARYs
IIORHISTOWX. I ENN'.,
lo:.t l , a IV
I'n ho J;, krrnin.
Boots, Shoe?, Notions, Ac.
a i. so KKcre os ii a s ii
Butter. S-srcta. C totrfccna, tHrklJ
A..d marketable V.
! rTousekeepers c
bv qlv.-,ts calling ut SSS house wl;.
they want the above named snoods.
! Cnntrv People can alwars ff t '
r ncen t. r ' ner
at 1 air Bjrures, hv caliiasj oo uie.
Call und uivp ime n trinl S'orp on Main
Street, Wet end of Tosm.
spl tr. 1 ; if WrCRART.
Nof. f).1! aD! frjjpjn trfft,
Petersburg, fir gin ia.
g&r Special attention iven to the Sale
j and Purchase of a!! kinds of Gt .-' o aa I
i I'r.idiice. .Htl'.i tf.
WM. WALLACE SONS,
General Commissioa Merchants
IfVioffsafr f. if it or Ftratcrs
Ho. tux larv street.
RICHMOND, "V A .
i. II. CAPERS, .AI I -MAN.
LI B E R A L C A - il ADVA N C E S
ma le on shipotents id' Grain, Flour
and conntrj produce, Baf-on, Lard. Hides.
Ac. Best market rates ohrH'.eeil and
prompt returns made on ail articles ea
trute.l to our rare f jan IK-1 r
M A R B L EW ORKS.
E desire to make known to the pub
lic thai we are now Cullv pre-mrcd
lo fill, on sh
0 M R
Of anv si;:e or stvle of v.-orkmau'-hip.
SJL A JBS',t
Ifisrhlv finished, of anv size.
unrig G N U M E N T s
Of anv desired siz1 mm! stvJe.
FURNITURE MARBLE, & Tho Battle HOUSG.
Com pe ten 1 iudires pronounce the mar
ble of our o,.a ry, the fii.esi of J GEN"" JOEI A- BATTLE,
.Im eric an Marble, ' . Le thf 9t Hfe1'
Has tai.cn the Motel lately known as the
For fineness of texture a;'.! f r ilurahtlifv. ' ri, . fwyrr norten
Ue haven Urir-and varied stock of work olALP.l IltlLohi,
on hand and invite an ins-peetiofl of our On Gkurck Street. Nashille. Tennessee.
a - are a re
it we can "r
SB tisf action hoik in styk
of niiiieri.il an ! ptriees
work, quality I
Enron arr WWmne Itotc.
. P . F L Y N N
Wngon, Cfarriae, Baiea, Carts, At. j
..iwiwiio i v. ., I-....A.
1.1. ot our work U marie of the best material,
by eooil w rkun u. Blaeksmiihina: of-everv
rIeiieriiiiiOM prouiitly executed. All work war
ranted . Keeti your in ney at home by patronizing
jrnur own njanufacturern. Our work will out'ast
that made st the North, ami la, there. ore. much
cheaper, drain ai d Produce taken In payment.
S- Shops on E. T. ft Va, Kail Koad, west end
our Timber Is good-.-nnr work Is well mode,
Brtas; Hooey sr food aaS we'll certaJaij Waste.
J . M
The symptoms ot
Liver Complaint are
uneasiness and pain in
the side. Sometimes
the pain is in the shoulder, and is mistaken
for rheumntism. The stomach is affected
wiih lossof appetite and sickness, bowels in
general costive, sometimes alternating with
lax. The head is trouhhd with pain, find
dull, heavy sensation, considerable loss of
memory. accompanied with painful sensa
tion of baring left undone something
which oujhi t" have heendone. Often com
plaining of weakness, dehility, and low
i spirits. Some-times many of the above
symptoms attend the
KiKW, and at other
limes verv few of them ;
B.sSsnBBBBsenBBBMlt the liver is rener
I . i . t i . . i
uii wie organ uios nivuiveu. . me tue
D It SIMMONS'
A preparation ot roots and herns, war-
rantvd to be itricllf vegetable, and can do
j iio injury to any one ,
It bas been te-ed by hundreds, and
I me,t reliable. emicios and harmless
' ' j f 1 - . -
It taken regularly and persistently, it is
ne, a, sifK Deauacn
chranic u tfuxhce&. at
eetionof the bladder,
amp fever, nervouv
f the skiu. impuntr
j of the blood, melancholy, or depression of
I spirit. bearUiura, colic, or pains in the
bowels; pain in ir.e hea'J, lever im ague
dropsy, boils, pain in the back, etc,
Prepared onU :v
J. H. ZEILIN A CO..
1 rii r'r int3. Macon. Os
j Price, f 1 ; by tr.ail I marl lv
EAST TENNESSEE INSTITUTE,
rnllE TIM STKK ai:k IIAITV To AN
1 I aaaaec tltM1 i, EasttSstloa nreaaiaee iu
! r. !rir i; ri'ic r li.e pteweai ftoae4ef lntru"!H.
J lm has te trto-r r-a!if m&r ,uc vliiretKnii
: on haaili sl I'Mj'iN w -n iu an- i"i.!iic tae !,t
I , ,i- it i'lie Pllasll'al ha- 1 itjr t-a aORSSSW iu
! tf.i- Mv'i it h- aaMujpasaiBSI la exjiejienc . rat '- I
' .ri-e ami Ki I a ari ourntor Mud lii. asasstate
' Iraeber are a 1 Sllai nQ rujiaLJe. nsraoss Bad
i.-u-o-e ui HawsHtr lateae to atWii
' vsaaft UMttr iu i!ii liiiitnie facili lei fisr a thor
I iufi aoaph and tmrin ii.in- ti. i t iopmeiit f
tnvlr tiv-i:,I latnVetaal earsl .! ,-ial na
ture: sacfi aa eiacatiaa ! Is ABSsaatlee lif he
ra)lll laewaiM eaUarc aad rsSai satwl av ihe
SOaia,aiMtthtui oovlate tae aew islr. '.f ata.11 as
?- tf" "f Wl wl
We4arsdaf. OssUBSOSI Stfc, OSSj
our i!aujl-fe.- i.j d.-twrit arnl rxi-utve -tituU
ill cMMBaseaes aa
ji u r.-ir
IFat brther partiralara, a,Hm J- r H.
t'nw AS. I'r -ii 'l oj the Htlani f T-u-?ee;
Itrsa I HcCst SI i. II II I stall or JJ '. Jli ti.i-k,
NEW CARRIAGE SHOP.
ilUVK RE'"EKT1.T l. ..!.!! IN' HOB
Blij i"Vt N 1 1 . for t'-r psrposc "t aaillag
i rvtan - . iioisi-s. iniMt w an cm,
lal trhlrles f i t r r t pi I a
I WSS 't l SIB CIS " lutillt a 1 1 ra' -tiar,- Ot
th. patraaasj 'i IJms dris bi af IsarrtBSosra auil
sarrtjaaOias vldaltr. Mi uorl: stiaU h BCtSsa
BsBI ttualll, mm4 the l.nlel snlr.
1? : 1...1 t
Uep,tIISU II OillJ"l I V SIVCUUCU MS.
ar-i i.n i enn- r an'i .-ir
fcrais. ( AMI ; or "".. lak.u In ei.aaBSt
ARTBK K. rosltop. WM. .!. ISRAM It
I'a-l.ier t'.im. Nsi. Rank.
B .SHOP fe EP.ANCH,
(rofrrs nr.S I eniral
C o in in i B s i o n Merchants,
N" Ins Svsamore st., PcterahoraT, Va.
Keep rcnstsn'ly on
nek of tiroci rie.. and
deof that invaluabli
Vegetalor." We pise our - rso,
tio'i lo the sate of Grata an'l all
Prodaee, and prnsni t return Mai
erl novaoce niade on conshjri.1
Produce ill hand.
JOS'IAB vi ILLRB
Lais ilssisli I
i ft to f osgta
M I. at- of Teuiu-M-e.
IM.. Bl l
MILLER, BISELL & BURUM,
177 Broad St., Aogusta, Ga.
Liberal advances made on cons
Marks & Syiue,
GROCEBS isl H
Co ii m i s si n -5 1 r c h a a
No. 6 OU St., PETER3PURG, VA.
Special attention to the -aie of whe;it,
Corn, htieoii. oats aiidcouufi v prodsoc
eneruli v. Alsn stock brokets fur
saieof t.'attie, ilnirs, Sheep, Ac.
At the Passenger Depot,
IIS' t'nilcrrijri.eil tl vin- Ica-i-ri tf e ahove
Itnii i-I r ter ot .cars, lake nlrasaia
In aniiimiofn th.- Tac tn eis Ir .i a' d fie
i public It ha b en n 'i.-eil .n tho oasni rcia r,
I ard all naevssar in p ovesaoa s moan (ren-
i der g.ies b.b I rtsl le :
' v i S ftKLI., rroirietir '
i W 1. Wir.EV Clerk. p'3
li i.l is iboreuebl oserhaaline the entire
establishment. He has the entire owner-
ship and manaeeraeal of ihe Hotel, and
heme 'e. ; more at lihctty to enil upon
his old friends, and promise them that
thev shall lie eared tor.
The Mottle is most conveniently situated
to all the I)i pots, to the Capital, and to
hastiness portion of the city.
ASHING ToX HOUSE,
Corner Sill au.l Church streets,
. F N H Ii V R G , V A .
.V O T M V E.
FRO this dale L. W. SCOVILLE,
Manager of the U'a-hin;iiin House,
is admitted as a partner in the business ot
said House. Tl e bu mess will he con
ducted under the style and firm of
"St- Q, Q V XL Xi B & QQ-
ai ras KouiJKii ratkm of j
$2.25 PEE, DAY. '
(50 cents ea. h for Breakfast and Supper
and 75 cents for Dinner) will le continued.
I ask for the new concern a continuation
of the patronage of my friends and tbe
T. C. S. FERGUSON.
Msy 2, 171 kf
intly flow thou falling river,
tike a dream that dies away,
ywn to ocean gliding ever
KfcS thy calm, unruffled way.
tile, with such a silent motion,
Floats along on wings of air,
"it Eternity's dark ocean
I Burying all it s treasures there !
loses bloom and thpn thev wither
! Cheeks are bright then fade and die !
rsspes of light are wafted hither
jTben, like visions, hurry by.
('nick as clouds at evening diiven
, O'er the many-colored West,
ears are bearing us to Hea,ven
Home of Happiness and rest.
Still us glass was the ocean.
In a cahn Ulit and pal,
hundred ships lay on it,
Each with a windless sail.
! -Vhondred skippers were fretting.
j - - w
I ii.k f,,rn'wind wma Drooinor.
The prayers roe up to Heaven,
Iu Esgthdl, German, (ireek,
Fatb of the iiundied skippers
In his own UMfttOdid seak.
End) of the hundred skippers,
Loth in the calm to slay,
Wanted the wind SB waken,
To blow him on his way.
Eaeh in Iih own direction
Wo. ii! hae his good ship blown,
A ad a fcuadmid wn.'ls were wanted
If fCk was ti get his own.
Bad. on the dees: was par ing
With discontented mind,
A ad when tiie wind woi.ld come net,
All thought the Lortl unkiad.
Had he granted their w:s!
Sad were the end to see !
The hundred wind would have
To the bottOSI oftl, sea.
What i- t tbat
tban a brot her f
siii keth closer
kSld a Stin-lay
S hool ttu.-hir lo one of hi
A postage stent p. by gu-u
There can be I t.U- itonbt BBTI iho
Heurtli and Homo, that the greatest
dsnsjer el tbe aotfolaf liee in '.be
e se with which corrupt men. by
skillful combinetina, cm -n-ure and
retain po! t i ;s - power. We t crn
to be t ir u' tied. Iron on- end of
ibo land to the other, vi'.b a uni
verotl reisns of "rteifs-" Every ei ly
anO villar.- pa Vs, t ri ror e to b (-Itiiue
) v.ll...'.. n-.r
cry State capital is she borne
ot a pon.biris.tiuD, oraniz-d lor
purpose of plnndtr Even in
Dstione affair.., iotreetifrsitinsf oosa-
naiiteea soasetimea diseorer ur I3-
t ranettet ioos, iodicating tbe cxis
t Dee ol riliirs wboea purpose it in
to rob the peoj-lo at larfo as the
smaller cliques are robbing them
These fact1 are trito in the te'linp;
Our ears have become u-ed to their
iteration. We ail Me and feel the
danger in :t geaeraJ way, and yet
we do aoth ing to pert'j politest;
and this, not bec-au-e we are indif
fereet or careloss or oorrnpt as a
people, but because we are kept
constantly misinformed by tbo.-o
who profess to enlighten ne.
Win-never the fraudulent prac
Uces of a clique are exposed, the
newspapers, not content with de
noaneing the wrong for its own
s 'ke, and pleading for the tight,
pure and simple, at once make a
partisan affair ol it. ba-t n to
ta-teti the responsibility upon the
party to which this patticul.tr ring
happens to belong. As a resu;t, of
coarse, tbe honet members of tbat
party repudiate the exposure as a
Republican or Democratic false-
hood, as the case may be, refusing
. to believe that there is any purpose
! in il ..tli.-p tKun tf,.. . tconi.nmniit
111 I , .'l,.Vi l. I,. II 111V II t ' in , II.LHl
f . i .l
of partisan intcresis. And thus we
i u .-.u . u- u l,
, lose much ol the good which ouyht
1. , 1
t'J t, VIIIV ! Ill ti l' A iWJUlt;,
Now i; is evident that the men
who manipulate primaries, trade in
convei.tioiis, and bribe caucuses, do
so simply tbat thty may st'.-al
money lrom the public pur-e.
have no political or other
principles of their own, und they
espouse those of the parfy which
happens to bo in the ascendant in ; 8aid ; "so look in my pants hanging
their particular fi Id of operations j over lne bedpost there, and you'll
To change their frauds upon that find my pocket-book, with a few
party is not only often unjust but ; stamps in it."
always impolitic. It gives fb the j It was nearly time for tha police
plunderers Strength which they i mari to pttfifl) and I paused to listen,
could not otherwise command. It i i r-aat in a few moments, put my
makes that a partisan movement j
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rn.uu -iuvuiu uu fi prpuinr vuv. j A glance quicu as I ignin i ng sno w
We all know that there are thous- j ed me tbut the key of tho door was
ands of honest men in each of the i un the ou sidc
twogr.at political pariie- ot the j jy listening expression did not
country men who will not know- j escape tbe sharp and practiced eye
ingly support corruption or tob rate J 0f my grim visitor. It was a cart
dishoneslj'. But partisan expos- I OUs scene no doubt. I sitting in
urea of fraud fail to convince them, my bed, in my night clothes, un
and tbey vote year after y ear for i armed, and this stalwart ruffian,
the candidates of their party, be- j
lievmg them to be maligned when
their villainies are exposed.
The existence of party lines, of
course, is unavoidable, and within
...: i .1 .-i e
uvriniii nuiits liio auvueacy oi pur-
T measures is right enough ; but
there are interests far above these
considerations, and it seems unfor
tunate that they should be sacri
ficed in a struggle for partisan
AX I'.VVVKLIOME VISITOR
A THRILLING SKETCH.
The burglars had been very ac
tive and bold in their operations
our city, but aa the thermometer
had marked above the nineties for
several days, I had little of value ; Good night; the keys are in the
in my room, I prefcred to risk that middle drawer.''
little and leave my window open, 1 Ue turned to the drawer indica
allbough of eoy secewt, rather than ted. and, as he did so, with one
undergo partial suffocation. If sjajj tremendous bound I cleared the
uninvited guest made his appear- "pace behind my bed and the door,
ance, and 1 did not awake, he would s'ammed the door and locked it up
not disturb me ; if I did awake, I 'n him. Obliviousof my dishabille,
could feign sleep and let him take I BpVMg to th stops, I had two reed to fly to theoe littlo asais
whatevcr bo could find. ' flights to descend and the door to j tances to compass the same effects.
"This class of visitors," I reason- Open before I could reach tbe yard, ; HappineFS and comfort stream ica
ed with myself, 'do not generally but it was hardly possible for him mediately from God himself, a
commit personal violence, if they M des end tbe ladder more quickly. issues from theSnn, andsoms
can accomplish theft and make good Hounding rather than running times looks and dart itself into
their escape with it." down the sUiro, I flung back the j tlie meaneot corners, while it for-
These were tny reflections every j bolt and dashed into tbe yard. He j bears to visit tbe largest and nobles
night as I undrefeoed and threw my- Wfl half way down tbe ladder, rooms. Every mast is happy or
self on my b?o leaving my ca-tte 8hHt-H( -W4t4, hwOiy, t i pueot ho temper ui' hi
open'to the enemy. . I had been ; tf)e ladder at the bottom, and, usino; I mtnttlPP1eitner dlretly "V
asleep one night about au hour, my power, brought it and tbe j or behi lc tho inlloencas V thw
when I was awakened by the- fall ; burglar to the gr uind with a crash. I BHviae nature, which enlighten
ing of a china ornament. Starting Tb pistol ho held in his hand fell j and enliven the disposed Tnind with
elightly, ana opening my eyes, 1 f'om his grasp. I made a dash for .secret and ineffable joys, and so aa
taw the eus burning, and a tall, it, and he, sp inging to his feet like I lne vicious or unprepared mind is
broad should- red man with his
back turned toward me, his face
looking over his shoulder to see
whether the noise had awakened
me. Our eyes met, tothat my plan
to feign sleep would have been use
le. -My self-possession did not,
however, forsake me. What fol
lowed illustrates the value of pres
ence Ol mind.
Opposite the side of my bed, and
about wight feet from it. was the
door ol my room, two or three fee,
from which were the s'airs ieaditig
to the 1 wcr ha! i .
must have used a ladder in aseaad-
itiif 10 the root, from which be en
tered the window. It was eome
thirty lect from tho ground, aid
isolated. Mv plan was, nra only
to escape harm nyaelf, but to effect
bia captare. I beew the polioe
man's beat, atid be would pass in a
S.ttinc bolt Upright, then, as I
opene 1 mv cy.s and saw the bur
alar looking very unpleasantly at
me. I said, rabbiBg my ajrea drow
sily allbouirh, to tell lbs truth. I
i cver was more wide awake in my
hie: uHelto, Jobn, what are you
looking for? Can't you come in
my room wit boat making sech a
conioended noise T"
The fedow,lakeB omew i, at aback
st beioa addressed ti,i- way, paid,
la a low but menai in voice, and
pointing a reTolver at me:
.Shut up! what do you take me
"1 took too for John '." I replied,
with a well assumed nonchalance.
Hut I didn't suppose be whs af
ter anything valuable in my room,
except one thing, an;! by the way,
if you are nut the nnlackiest fellow 1
in the world.''
"flow's that?'' growled my vioi
"Well, I have a very good watch:
but if you want to uet it, you must
pay a vist to the watchmaker's af
ter t'ou leave herd, for I bad what
I considered the bad. but what now
Seems the good fortune, to break
the spring yesterday, and left it for
"You'ic a prcciour cool one!'' be
said evidently astonished at my
'-What's the use of my getting
excited or attempting to resist you?
You are armed, and you see 1 am
not. And if you had no weapon,
your fighting weight ma be at
Uuat thittoori atone wit'!,' mtlte Is
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not more than nine and a half. I
i . e , c..,, ...
have no idea of interfering with
if ,;,.. P..,l -,il.
IIM. 1 il U IllUIII ntl V III" -v ".
,i;nrrn,ia T won Id not lift in v finder
to s ive them. Take all you can
find ; I am going to sleep so don't
make any more noise."
'Hold on!" said tho fellow;
'wbere's your keys?''
'I suppose you want to make
as much of a haul as you can," I
,,!an jDto execution,
1 . ..
pistol in baud, glaring half suspi
ciously at me, and almost to the
crouching attitude of a tiger about
wof"u 7" r J '
I sat, coolly conversing with him, j
tbo nece-sity of the moment keep- i
ing my wits too wide awake to al-
low my fears to get the upper hand !
for an instant.
"What are you listening to ?" ,
asked tbe burglar.
"I thought I heard a cry of fire.''
"I, iu that instant, and in the
dead stillness of the night, I heard
the tramp of the policeman
- was 80n3e distance off.
in j "iou will Hnd, I naid,
clothes of mine in the press; tbey
M' however, be too small for you.
caf, rushed at me, and, as I stoop-
ad, ft iaed me by the nape of the
aaafc, I turned the pistol upward
ami pul ed the trigger. It merely
snapped ihero were no more
charges in it. With a terrib.'o oath,
the baffled Til tela wrenched the ; winter are from northerly direc
sreepod from my grasp and rait-ed j tien. If tl e drills are arrangod to
it aloft to deal me what might have ' run aimibtrlv. when the irronnd is
proved a laia! blow, when there
W s a ruh behind him and ho was
felled to the ground. This pel ice
man had heard my shout, and was
jut iii time to reft ue me.
1 he burglar was soon secured.
:t,id in f excitement I was about
ti relate tbe story have here told,
when the policeman, with a smile
suggested tbt I might -ketch cold
in them clothes.''
I then remembered, for tho first
time since I had Sprang from bed,
that I was shoetesa and stocking.
I 1 , f
11 l"lu Buwnog c n out my dnrtng the growing seaeosj.
ni-'tit shirt, at.d I beat a batv r- m
, ., a nasij rc -A Prophet is Xot H iiliout Donor,' Etf.
treat. With a long-drawn breath
1 , i m .. The 2s'ew York Express says
l t k mv nti" sold repeater which
l 1 ... . that Genera 1 Albert Pike, of Mis.
bad bad seen a narrow escape, and . , ... . , . '
, ... .,, ,1 . . , so an, the d.stft.guished Mason, re
was not at the watchmaker s after , . 8 ,
ii , ... , : cenily visitedOcwbur-port, Mass.,
' rirw, iuuhcu
at the hour, turned in, and afier a
little while fell as'eep.
It i- almost needless to add that
tbe above story, narrated afterwards
toajury, when I vas in a better
trim for story telling than I was
when the policeman interrupted
me, dad the effect of giving the
visitor lodging in a public institu
tion, and teco. red mo agsinat a
repetition of bis call for at least
e Supreme Court of Ten-
rs, n. xv
is had he
tore it a case involving the right of
possession to certain property ba-
longing to tbe Methodist church, in
which that tribunal announced a
new principle. On the trial in tie
court below coansel objected to
any jaror sitting in the cause who
belonged to either the Southern or
Northern branch of the church.
Tno court b low refused to 6utain
the objection. Tho Supreme Court
reversed the iadtrment rendered be-
low, beoanse the challenge of jnrore I ,Dtic' Mississippi and Ohio rail
was not allowed, sayinc that tbe I r0il,, invw,vin- a consideration of
members of both branches had such
a beneficiary interest in the result
as ma le them incompetent to sit in
1. Anj- peison who takes a paper
i. ........ . .-' i - lrt . V. n . . . .
i rtiii.ii iy iioiu iijo iiost-oniL'v ;
J 1 I
whether directed to his name or I
0 " "i"-' -uo3i iue..-i ui
not is responsible for the payment,
2. If a person orders his paper dis- j
continued, he must pay ail arrear
ages, or the publisher may continue
to send it until payment is made,
and collect, tbe whole amount.
whether the paper is taken from
the offiftfl or not. 3. Tho rniirln
, , .. , . , . . , !
have decided that refusing to take ;
newspapers and periodicals from
tho post-office, or removing and
leaving them uncalled for, is prima
facie evidence of intentional fraud.
The York (Penn.) Democrat tells
: a tough Btory to explain several ac
' cidents which it savs have occurred
recently on the Northern Central ;
railway. It appears that the flag- j
men are required to go along tbe j
road some distance from any train
which may be delayed in order to '
warn approaching trains. It is
of en necessary to wait eome time,
"and in order to get some rest in
this time it is said, they lay their
heads on tho track and go to sleep,
waiting for the noise and jur of the
approach ing train to wake them
Bfg A householder in ".Florida,
in filling up his census schedule,
under tbe bead "where born" des-
crihed one of his children as "born
in the parlor,'' and th ether "up
etairs." A stritt return.
Content is the gift of Hearea
and not the certain effect of any
thing upon the earth and it is as
easy for Providence to conrey ft
without wealth as with it; it beino;
the undeniable prerogative of lh
Brat cause, that whatsoever it does
by the meditation of second causes,
it can do immediately by itself
without them. The heavens can anti
do every day derive water and re
freshment from the earth without
either pipes or conduits: thought
the weakness of human industry is
i wholly unacquainted with.
j Drilling W heat,
; In drilling in fall wheat some
advantage may he gained by tbe
; direction in which the drills are
i run. The prevailing winds in
frozen and the winds are Tiolent
much earth is blown from about
the room, and they become some
times dangerously exposed. If tbe
driils run in an easterly direction,
the winds will blow across them,
Md all loose earth, dust, and float-
; mg matters, and, most imporUn
ol all, the tsnow, will bo dirifted
against the rows of wheat plants on
the side where tbey need protec
tion. The roots will thus gain
covering which ia useful not only
during tba cold weather but also
, tbe place of bis birth. A little
supper, to be given him by his
friends at one of the hotels, was
spoiled by the landlord saying that
there was not money enough tn tbe
city to buy a sapper of bim for a
robel general. Another publican
i was found, however, who was not
so ardent, and in his house the
sappsr took ptacefaa proponed.
A girl forte i by her parents into
a disagreeable match with an old
man whom she detested, when the
clergyman came to tbat part of tbe
i8erviCe where t!l bride is asked if
' 1,110 ('oneIlts to tke the bridegroom
! ,or her '"'"bf.nd, (she f-aid, ' Ob,
j dear' no Hr ! but 3"ou are lUe fir8t
P800 w&oiias aettea my opinion
about tb matter. '
A (iood-Sizc Deed.
A deed of mortgage was placed
on record in the clerk's office of the
County Court of Norfolk county,
Virginia, by t:i agent of tho At-
S15,000,000. The Stale tax paid
on the dee! at Petersburg amount
ed to $15:00U
Bjsu At Mull, a messenger having
requested a London clergyman to
announce that "if Dr. Leach was
among his audience he was urgent-
i . ..... r .
iy wanicu, toe c!er2vmn auuea
from sympathy ,"and may God have
- ' J " "
iuurcv on too pool paiiein: iuo
doctor, in a rage, demand and re
ceived an humble apologj-.
The wretch who perpetrated tho
! following was taken out of jail by
j tho Ku-klux and hung without the
; benefit of clergy :
Why is a minister near the end
of bis sermon like a ragged urchin ?
Because he's toward (tor'd) his
Mrs. Victoria C. Woodhul! baa
announced herself a candidate for
President of the United States, bot
her biographer, Mr. Theodore Til
ton, puts her ago at thirty-two. If
correct, this fact disqualifies her for
i the Presidency for tho next three
year8 So she may bang np her
fiddle arid bow
Toe upsetting of a kerosene
laraP 6et a pleasure yaoht on fire in
Long Island -Sound on Monday
night. A child and its nurse were
lost, while the remaining eight per
sons on board had a heir breadth
Ann Riding is an English
girl who lost her appetite sixteen
months ago, and has eaten nothing
since. She is a blessing to tbe
Br A malicious report has been
circulated among the Arkansas
freeman, that Horaco Greely baa
joined the Kuklux Ktan.
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