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t HE MQRRj(ST:QlTNf GAZETTE, JULf 30, 1879 .
s - , THE-MORBISTOWH WEDNESDA Y, 2 JUL T 30, 1879. OUR TICKET: "ACCEPTED" Election Aug. 7, 1879. Fofers tn acor f compromising the State Debt at 50 enf. on tlte dollar with 4 per cent, interest, will write the word " Ac cepted" on tlieir ticket; those opposed will write "Rejected" Do the people of Tennessee want noiM. hanninesa and Dlentv? Let r ---1 them vote for the 50-4 Compromise Are the people worn thread bare by the everlasting State debt ques tion? Then rote for the 50-4 Com promise. Let the friends of people see that no stone is left unturned. Let verybody be urged to come to the polls August 7. We urge the good and true ladies of the State of Tennessee to see that their husbands and sons go to the noils. August 7. and vote for the f r - Compromise. Much depends upon all who have the real interest of the State at heart. Let a full vote be polled and the honor of the State is safe. ' Do you wish to turn your State ever to your children, when you pass off the stage of action, with an untarnished name? Then go to the polls and vote "Accepted." Let Hamblen come to the front with 1000 majority for the Compro mise. She will do it if its friends will use the proper means, and see that a full vote is polled Thursday, August 7. Never, in her history, has the old Volunteer State had such an oppor tumly to rise and shine as that now offered by the Compromise measure. .Don't let the opportunity pass. We are satisfied that u the wo men of Tennessee had a chance to vote in the Ausust election their t' tickets would be unanimously "AC CEPTED." , Proud sons of Tennessee! Come to the rescue of your State's honor. Allow nopne to mislead you by tales of future oppression. If you would save your State from ruin and dis grace, go to the polls August 7, and vote "Accepted." Let nothing keep you away from the polls Thursday, August 7. As insignificant as it may appear to you, failing to vote may wrap your State in a pall of gloom and des pondency, that centuries will not ef face. The dawn of day is ready to burst forth upon the old Volunteer State. Go to the polls without fail Thurs day, August 7th, carry the 50-4 prop osition and the sun or prosperity will spring forth as by magic caus ing the land of your nativity to bloom as the rose. The watchword of those who wish our State to be raised from its threatened disgrace is : "Accepted. Vote it on Thursday, August 7, and the home of the honest poor of the land will be rejoiced to see plenty of work, and cash to pay for labor. Cheering reports are coming from all quarters. The friends of the Compromise are now fully at work, and if a full vote is cast, "peace and plenty" will be written on the fore heads of the people of Tennessee, on the 7th day of August, 1879. Let the friends of the Compromise use no time in trying to convince those who don't with to be convinc ed. When ever you find a man try ing to array one class against anoth er, rest assured his aim is to appeal to the passions of men, and no amount of light could penetrate his obscure vision. He don't wish to be convinced. We are willing to accord the right of thinking and action in the matter ofthe State debt to all men. We counsel all to weigh the matter care fully and without partiality and then vote accordingly. We 'are satisfied t hat the great mass of the people do not wish to intentionally do wrong and we feet certain that if they are not misled they will do right and that by voting for the Compromise. Tenns8sce now has an opportuni ty to get one of the best local cur rency mediums it ever had. Will they accept it? . Four millions in circulation in our State will prove i blessing beyond measure. The 50 4 Compromise will bring: it. To the rescue, valliant sons of noble sires lie up ana doing.' iet no excuse keep you from . going to the ballot box August 7. A special to the Nashville American, from lJroBpect, ienn., Zlst mst., says W. II. Scruggs shot and instantly killed young Foster Patterson, at Elkton, on that day. A brother of young Patter son, Ben, had engaged himself to a daughter of Scruggs, and failed to marry Ler. He left the country, but returned the day before he was shot. Scruggs, the father of the girl, hearing of his return, gathered his gun and started ior the neighborhood of the Pat terson, when he met Foster, mistaking Lim for his brother Ben, shot him, and killed him instantly. Scruggs has fled. The family oiler $200 for his arrest. ASERIO U8 A L TERN A 1IVE. t Ixadurin American. ' ,We have asserted tbajLtfel JU"re of the 5(fnc. 4 compromise meant a movement to pay in full and would ultimately lead to that result. The movement is oa band already. The Chattanooga Commercial, on of the ablest "'Republican "papers in the State, say: The debt of Tennessee could and should be paid, dollar . for dollar. If there are bonds which are claimed to be fraudulent, let them be designated, pay ment refused, and let the holders have power to sue In our courts for recovery. If the courts declare a bond fraudulent it should not be paid; if our own courts decide a bond legal and valid, what honest man would want to refuse pay ment t The Commercial has a sharp eye to party advantage, and it is not alone. Almost every leading Re publican takes the same position. It is the political leaders, however. The intelligent rank and file, and the leading East Tennessee journal, the Knoxville Chronicle, are con sidering the interests of the State in favoring this proposition. We ask the people of Tennessee wheth er they are willing to lend them selves to the interests of three classes of men who have no commu nity on this question except they all use it for their own interest. The bondholders who are engaged in the suits against the railways say, "vote it down, that we may see what we can raakt out of the railways, and then take a chance at the State for full payment." That is their ob ject. The Chattanooga Commercial and a number of leading Republican pol iticians say, "Vote it down that' we may pay dollar for dollar, and use the question in politics to secure the assistance of State credit Demo crats aa means to obtain power." The nonpayment politicians say, "Vote it down that we may keep the question in politics as a means of agitation and personal elevation." They have used it in that way in the past, and they are so using it now, aud but for that question there is not one of them would have been entrusted by the people with their interests in the Legislature. None of these avows his purpose directly, but the Commercial fraukly says It means dollar for dollar on all lawful bonds. It is easy for the repudiationist t say they are all or a part illegal. Every lawyer knows better. Vote down this proposition and the dollar for dollar is the next one. As to means of reaching it, we have before pointed out the political steps and the enormous interests at work, and the fact that many will, and justly, prefer . anything to repu diation. A just and equitable set tlement cau be made now, and it is the last chance. Let this go by and there are cot wanting means to reach the State in the courts. The course of opinion m the United Slates courts, the Ohio and Arkan sas cases cited by Col. Colyar, show how easy it will be to reach the State. There is, however, a direct means. The laws of Tennessee per mitted a State to be sued while these bonds were in process of is suance not the old only, but the new, down to its repeal in 1868. The right to sue was a part of the contract. The State could not de prive them of that remedy without supplying another substantial reme dy. It could not pass a law impair ing the obligation or contracts, nor one taking away tue only existing remedy, when the right to use ran with and accrued with the issuance of the bond?. How such a suit would be determined can be seen in the fact that not one of those who declare the bonds illegal dares al low any court to pass upon the ques tion. It is certain that the bondholders will leave no stone unturned to make their money, and . wkite they would nearly all gladly accept the settlement rather than engage in a long tedious and expensive law-suit, they will not neglect to demand and use every means to obtain the full amount if they are driven to these measures. These are grave questions, aud such as not to be lightly dismissed or ignored on account of prejudice. It will pay the people of Tennessee to look these facts squarely in the face. THE KETTLE TALK3 A PASSEL MORE. Chattanooga Times. Foats, who edits the Hawkins county Department of the Morristown Ga zette, is doing his level best to acquire notoriety at the expense of decency; and the dirty little thing seems to be in a fair way to succeed. The Nashville American very pertin ently commends every Tennessean to remember that, while the struggle for a greenback currency may be long, Ten nessee now has it fa her power in the State debt settlement to add $5,000,000 of circulating medium to Tennessee composed of small bonds, at the low rate of 4 per cent. . The interest is low enough for tlrese notes readily to circu- ate. The Comptroller of currency has decided in the case of Georgia that they are not subject to the 10 per cent tax. We have a chance to add nearly five dollars per capita to our circulation. A true bill has been found against Shtpes and Queener, the parties who were engaged in the Bonham-Shipes and Queener tragedy In Anderson county, a brief account of which we gave' last week.. They will be confined in Knox County's jail, the Clinton jail being in secure. Bail will be applied fer. .Letter from Clinch.' 1 A'itf- f ntoxrox, Tkn., July 25, 1879. To the Kdltor of the Morristown Gaxette: BISTORT OF A TRAGEDY. Since "the writing of ou r last week's letter, our usual quite town has been the scene of a fatal tragedy, "a bold and daring robbery, and the consequent pre; llminary"examination,"which, for most of the week has gave our streets the ap pearance of Circuit Court times. It was a week ago to-day, Wm. Burnett, Saw yer Hart, James Bales, and two men, employes of the C. S. It. It., were n a drinking spree 'together, and f6r some cause got into a row near the Exchange Hotel in this place. Some person called the constable and town marshal, Mr, John M. Williams, to quell the disturb ance, which he undertook to do, but was resisted by Burnett, Hart and Bales. Burnett bad an open knife in his band and made fearful threats to cut Williams, or any one who interfered with him. and seemed determined to kill the rail road man anyhow, if not prevented. Williams being rather a light built man, was unable to disarm Burnett, and repeatedly called on numerous bystand ers to assist him, but no one came to his aid. While he was still trying to quiet Burnett, Hart caught hold of him, and it appears in evidence, called on Bur nett to "cut Williams damned guts out while he held him." Burnett then ad vanced on Williams, with his knife raised, and swore he'd cut his throat, when Williams turned his pistol towards Burnett and shot him in the region of the heart, from the effect of which he expired in a very short time. This end ed the row, and Williams arrested Hart and Bales and put them in jail on the charge of resisting an officer iu discharge of his duty. Hart and Bales were brought before Esquires Wester and Moore yesterday, and waived trial, and were bound to Court in $1,000 each. They have not yet given the required bond, and are still in jail. A coroner's jury held an inquest on the body of Bur nett, and in their verdict entirely exon erated the constable, Williams, for any blame In the matter. Burnett was a young man and unmarried: A PERAMBULATING ROBBER. Last Wednesday, the 23d, Mr. Adkins, a saloon keeper, had his pocket-book stolen from his private desk, containing $25? in greenbacks, $35 in county war rants and about $500 worth of notes. Circumstances directed his suspicion to wards a stranger who had been lounging around his bar-room, and who had just left on the boat for Loudon. Constable J. M. Williams and Mr. Adkins follow ed the boat and found their man at Lou don intoxicated, and when Williams ar rested him, he exclaimed, " I never stole any money." ne had been seen with a $100 bill and a $20 bill, which answered the description of bills lost by Mr. Adkins, and, as he was not known to have had any money previously, and I had told several different tales about where he got it, Esquire Childress held him to appear in the Circuit Court, and, failing to give bond, he is confined in jail. Ninety-five dollars was found se creted in the fence, along the route from the hotel to the boat landing, which is all Mr. Adkins has yet recovered ; he is still searching for the missing pocket book and papers, but is not likely to find them. The accused gives his name as W. Louis Milburn; says he is from Washing ton, D. C, and claims to be a Mason of high degree a Knight Templar, of Co lumbia Commandery No. 2. He further says he was initiated, passed and raised in the same lodge of Masons once presid ed over by George Washington as W. M. ne didn't give us any ' more light " on George's little hatchett," however. We have had refreshing showers re cently, and all nature seems revived thereby. Yours, as ever, " Clinch. Our Beulah Budget. Beulah P. O., Greene Co., Tenn., ) July 20, 1879. f To ths Editor of the Morristown Grazette : RAIN AND CORN. Since I wrote you a series of showers of rain have fallen on the "corners," which have greatly revived the corn and otner growing crops. i et, not near enough rain has fallen to satisfy us com plaining mortals. Mr. Lyle has about sixty acres of su perb corn, on soil about as good as any other sixty acres laying in one tract in all East Tennessee. His next neighbor, Wilburn Baker, has a large number of acres locking exceedingly well. They will have an excellent crop of corn, if only two more good showers come upon it at the proper time, between this and August 20. DOG DATS, Dog days arrived, as per advertise ment, on Friday, July 24, and will ex hibit till September 5. During" these forty days of soggy, sweating, rusting weather, people ought to be unusually careful of what they eat and drink, and how they care for themselves, for dog days are the most unhealthy of all the days in the year. , PUT IN TURNIPS, Allow me to suggest to farmers who have partial crops, to put in turnips by the acre say as much as ten acres on many farms. The ground well prepared and good seed put in any time before September comes in. will probably give them a large return for outlay of labor and seed. Well housed or securely cov ered in the ground, turnips will go a very great ways in ekeing out fodder for cattle, sheep and hogs next winter, Cooked turnips are excellent for hogs, when they have nothing better ' DIED. An event occurred at Chestnut Bloom P. O., in your county, on Tuesday last, of considerable interest to a large com munity. It was the death of Mrs. Mary L., wife of William T. Rippotoe. She died of consumption, with which Bhe lingered six or seven months. Mrs. Rippetoe was born May 1, 1854, consequently she was upwards of 25 years of age. She was early married, ana leaves iour cnuaren, me eiaesi De ins about nine years old, and the young est nine moths. She was well cared for in her distressing sickness, for, besides a devoted husband, who has indeed met with a very great loss in her death, she had many relatives and acquaintances who watched by her side. We must not repine, for we have reason to be I - 1 . ( 1 1. 1 lieve that what is our present loss is her eternal gain. She, was a; member of Bethel Baptist church. She expressed her willingness to die and be with Jesus. Her funeral was attended on Wednesday by Elder C. C. Brown. A large number of people" were in attendance. There mains were interred in the new Mount Airy .cemetery, near her husband's premises.7 ' ' "' ' " Blessed; are , the pure in heart : for they shall see God." J. 8. W. ' Hancock County. NEMST LETTER FROM HANCOCK. Hancock, July 24, 1879. To the Editor of the Marriatowa Qtutto: Floyd Collins died on the 21inst., from an old shot j inflicted by 'Andrew ;Rhea deceased. The 'circumstances "connec ted thematter, make, njntricate le gal question. From ' the best informatioy that can be gathered from all points it is general ly believed that if wheat turns out well there will be a good brop this year. 'The Democrats in Congress are prepar ing another part of machinery by which it is proposed to steal the presidency in 1880." Herald and'Trib. Suppose they are ready by this time. But such an other man! He must have the conscience of a mule. In the light of experience and a precedent that will be ever dear to the "Republican party, he calls the Dem ocratic party rogues. It may be true, but the republicans are not fit subjects to throw it up to them. Do Clinchmanites want to chauge their name? Asa mouthpiece for all, we say no. Change a name ' that is carried by reputation to the uttermost parts of the earth, a name that is made sacred by the shedding of blood, a name that will shine when others shall grow dim and go out? "No by the rood." We Clinch our name as a pearl of great price, as a jewel that posterity will be proud of, and other generations will look to as the safeguard of their rights and persons. There is much sympathy; among our people for the poor Marshals whose faces have grown long for want of neces sary appropriations. It is feared they will have to go to work and buy their whisky like other men. If Congress should make many such "misputs" as this, fewer of our citizens would be butchered and murdered up. There come a man from Maryland, says Bishop Quintard, a few years ago and built a house on the top of Cumber land Mountain in Middle Tennessee, to get away from the midst of Republicans, by whom he was " surrounded in his Northern home, but by the time the house was finished, he got lonesome and turning his face towards' home, cried out in language of Alexander Selkirk: "Oh! solitude where are thy charms That sinners have seen in thy face; Better dwell in the midst of Republicans Than reign in this horrible place." He has never returned to his mountain home. What will be done with the State debt? Some in favor of the present compromise, as all should be, others for paying the whole amount, while a few are for repudiation. Every one has his own tale about the matter and not satis fied at that. There is a gentleman or somebody else up North who gave lec tures last winter on "Ingersoll, Hell aud Whisky," and think the people of Ten nessee would done well to have secured his services a few weeks and gave him for a subject, "Hell, the Whisky Ring and State debt," believe he could have aroused them to a sense of their duty, and reminded them' of the fact that no man is bound to be rich or fat, but is bound to be honest. This is a matter of no small consequence, but one on which hangs the honor and credit of the people of Tennessee. It should be made no political issue, but rises above the plane of party strife and the disposition of it is paramount to our dearest interests, and demands the calm and unbiased consid eration of every one who has the com mon welfare at stake. The aim and object of every one, should be to secure to posterity the blessings of liberty res pect and honor, and this can be done by wise legislation, skillful administra tion together with an equitable perform ance of all obligations. By accepting the compromise at 50-4, the holders of the bonds will be amply compensated, our own sense of justice and the plighted faith of the State will be maintained. Sneedvillian. WHICH IS THE BEST' - KnozTille Chronicle The repudiationists of Middle and West Tennessee, under the leadership of Savage, Wilson, Landis and others, who figured in the last Legislature, are loboring with might and main to defeat the 50-4 proposition. If it is defeated, it is their victory. It will be so inter preted in and out of the State. Every man who fails to vote at all votes with the repudiationists. Now suppose the proposition is voted down oa . the 7th of August, and suppose at the next Legis lature the policy foreshadowed in the report of Senator Wilson's Investigating Committee last spring should be carried out, as it would be, and nine-tenths of the debt should be repudiated, as we have no doubt it would be, how would the real, sincere, honest State credit man feel, who had failed to vote for fifty and four, or had voted with Savage, Wilson & Co., because the proposition was not what he wanted? Wouldn't he be partly responsible for the result? But, on the other hand, if he votes for it and the proposition is carried, the question ofthe validity of the whole debt has been recognized, settled forever; and then if any part of the bondholders should decline to accept, we would be in a position to stand up for what we believe to be reasonable and right. In the one instance, the creditors of the State are forever barred, unless they can obtain their rights in' the courts, in which case no equities would be consid ered, and we would have to pay the debt according to its face value in the other, such of our creditors as choose to fund at fifty per cent, may do so, and there ia nothing in the way of settling with all on' reasonable terms. For ourselves, we are for State credit and do not "propose to vote with the repudiationists, every one of whom will vote, to reject the fifty and four proposition, neither. do we in tend to give them half a vote by not voting at all. Nothing like haying a pretty sweet heart. So many other fellows are so anxious to entertain her and to keep you from being occupied in that way. They will make themselves weak-eyed and prematurely blind in trying, to prevent her from feeling lonesome and sleepy pleasant summer evenings. They will hang around her like errant butter-flies around a tube rose,; and , so thick they knock the dust and golden spots from their beating wings in their ,eagorness to get near her. Nothing like having a pretty sweetheart. We were told this in confidence the other day by a young man with a puzzled look upon his t face. Poor fellow. , . i ' ; Shannon &' Co. have "had another handsome and attractive sign'place'd in front of their store, the woriuof ;Morti- mer Thompson. Local Notts hrid Other News.' LuBKahf" Thou art the moon-ah! To assist young folks to spoon-ab! , --4 w ; r"t ? Air wool black "Cashmeres 50c per yard aLShannoa.&Xo.s'. . . . Mary Stuart's Alpacas, very cheap, at Shannon & Co .s. Ladies, Silk Haudkerchifs and Strip ped Hose in great variety at Shannon & Co.'s. Go to Shannon & Co. if you something elegant in dress goods. wish Call at Geo. A. McNutl's for a fine, free-smoker 5c cigar. There are more than 3000 Memphians in Nashville at present, according to report. There are three good aids to the devil in this life poverty, politics and the toothache. Remember that Shannon & Co. keep the largest stock of Ready-Made Cloth ing in town. . Go and hear Willoughby Reade, at the public school house, to-morrow night (Thursday). It will pay. Mrs. Mahala Morelock, wife of John Morelock, died in the vicinity of this place last Friday morning, 25th inst., of consumption. Capts. George Washington and H. H. Taylor, of the Knoxville bar, gave us an agreeable surprise last Wednesday, en route to Tate's, where they now are. Miss Kate McNutt, f Knoxville, is visiting her aunt, Mrs. G. A in this place, for a few days. McNutt, She is en route for Tate's. From a private letter, we learn that the number of guests now registered at Tate Spring reacbs 210, and a good num ber of new arrivals daily. The passage of Scripture which refers to the impossibility of rich people en tering the kingdom of heaven, has no terrors for the average newspaper man. Hon. L. C. Houk's wife died at the residence of her husband in Knoxville, Saturday, 19th inst., of consumption, after a confinement of several weeks. The next session of the Morristown Male High School will open Monday, the 1st day of September, under the supervision of R. A. Lowry, Esq. Prof. Willoughby Reade gives his en tertainment on Thursday night, instead of Wednesday, as announced at the pho nographic exhibition last Friday night Morristown brags a bath house, run and operated by Jesse Brown. It is well fitted up with 4 large tubs, towels, soap, &c, and the temperature of the water to suit any taste. Greeneville, who had her charter re pealed by the last Legislature; is now petitioning the County Court to appoint overseers that the streets of the , town may be worked. The jury in the Buford case, after be ing out eighteen hours, brought in a ver dict last week, of guilty of murder in the first degree, and fixed his punish ment at confinement in the penitentiary for life. Mr. Jas. Browne left for his home in Nashville last Monday, after spending a week at Tate's and Mineral Hill Springs. His health was materially improved for the short time he spent in our delightful climate. A splendid shower of rain fell in this locality last Thursday, nourishing and giving new life to the parched and w ith ered vegetation, and greatly improving the prospects of corn, oats and grasses. Much more is needed though. Mr, John M, Hill, formerly an attache of the Gazette, arrived in the city last Saturday from Nashville, which place he has been making his home for the past two years. We welcome his return as do his many friends and ac quaintances in this section. We were delighted Monday to receive a call from our good friend, W. W. Et ter, of Memphis, formerly of Moores burg. Mr. Etter for several years has been a successful planter near Memphis though he makes it a rule to spend the hot months with his old East Tennessee friends. He is ever welcome to his old stamping grounds. Mr. Sam. G. Hciskell, of Knoxville, an old chum of the junior of the Ga ette, and a promising young member of the Knoxvitle bar, visited and spent an hour with ns last Friday on his re turn home from Warm Springs. Sam has lost none of the vivaciousness that marked him as a boy. and we were glad to fi nd it so. The Jackson Tribune and Sun tells of a baby in that neighborhood only three days old that, upon being dressed by some ladies, terrified them all by asking, in plain language, : "what are you all doing here?. What do you want?" If this young curiosity be of the feminine gender and if its " gift of gab" de velops with years, we redict a fearful life for the coming husband. . Our friend and patron. Dr. J. C. Ca- wood, of Dandridge, spent last Sunday and a portion of Monday in our. town. He was summoned by Mr. A. T. New man last Saturday night after the shoot ing iracas. The Doctor is one of the most successful and able physicians in the mate, and one of the genial good natured, whole-souled men to be found on the habitable globe. - J Quite a bloody affay took place at Strawberry Plains Friday. Two negroes were working in a rock quarry near that place, when a dispute arose in regard to some molasses. One word brought on another, when one of the negroes in a fury seized an ax lying near, and with one blow split open the other's skull and laid his brains bare. The wounded ne gro died in a few moments. The mur derer escaped. - CoL J. M. Bewley returned from a visit to his family at Mooresburg 8pring yesterday (Monday). We are glad to know that his own family and all the other visitors' are doing well. A Word is all we can say to J. Wea. Bewley, who confided to Col.' J. M. B. last Monday a cargo for us. " The' gratitude of the lit tle folks, ourself and Mr. D. Pence goes out to you for the delicious ripe peaches you sen i. iney were me nnest we nave seen this year, and do credit to your or chard. You ought to be a happy man, Wes. But ws are very sorry we didn't keep that cow. If we ever have another chance we might show better ee&se. The new sign placed In front of the Gaectte office last week adds a deal to tlie" Style nd business appearance of our neighborhood. We do not flatter ourselves, but simply do justice to the taste and artistic ability of the painter, (is saying that it is the handsomest and neatest sign in the city. It was painted by our young friend, Mortimer Thomp son, and he can well afford to fee) as proud of it as we do. ; Cousin John Burts has charge of the Mineral Hill hack line and is energetic ally pushing it to success. He is one of the best hackmen in the State hav ing been in that business for more than 20 years. His reliability as a care ful hack driyer is beyond question. Besides he is a jolly, big-hearted man, who has the power of making friends ot whoever he meets. We commend him to the traveling public, and wish him and his line abundant prosperity. We have received two numbers of Col. Charlton's new paper, the Knox ville Daily Dispatch. We understand the Dispatch is organized on the co-operative plan which is a successful plan where all dove-tail. The paper is to be published every evening except Sunday. It is a handsome sheet, and its editorials, local and general news does credit to the beautiful type that leaves its im press. Of course we very heartily wlbh the new venture long life. It may have it, if its publishers will reach out and take it in. Hale's Springs, Hawkins county, Is a popular retreat. Never has it been more so than this year. There are more than one hundred guests there now, and amongst them two of our friends. With out designating them more particularly, we commend them to the kind consider ation and gentle treatment of the host and hostess of the hotel, and ask them to Watch tkem tenderly, Handle with care Fashioned so slenderly, Young and so fair." Quite a serious shooting affray hap pened in this place about ten o'clock, Saturday night. As the affair will prob ably be investigated in the Courts, wo do not care to give any of the conflict ing statements made as to the origin of the difficulty. Six or eight shots were fired, one of which struck Mr. A. T Newman in the throat, and it is regard cd as a very serious though not neces sarily fatal wound. The pistol is said to have been fired by town marehnl Mor ris. Mr. Newman is at the Commercial Hotel, and at this writing nothing fatal is apprehended from the wound. On Thursday morning, the 24th inst., at half past eight o'cliWk, the alarm was given that four of the prisoners con fined in our county jail had made good their escape. Constable Sullenbarger was soon on their track, and succeeded in overtakinging and capturing two of the party about five miles from town, in the vicinity of Esquire Wm. Howell's, and brought them back and placed them in their old quarters. The other two are still at large. All were confined on the charge of violating the revenue laws with the exception of Sparks. Their names are Joseph Lane, Robert Akin, Marion Burchfield and Wm. Sparks. We are glad to make the announce ment that Prof. J. Willoughby Reade, the well-known elocutionist will give one of his intellectual treats and humor ous entertainments in our town Thurs day night next. Prof. Reade is favorably known in this place, and we hope and believe he will have a good audience. In commending him to our people, we can but quote and endorse the following, from Prof. S. S. llamill, of Chicago, author of the "Science of Elocution:" "Prof. Reade is unques tionably the best humorist and reader before the American people. In flexi bility of voice and facial expression I have never seen his equal. His enter tainments are truly 'Two Hours of Hearty Laughter.' But Prof. Reade is by no deficient in pathos and the higher dramatic. In the recitation of ' Surly Tim he nevtr fails to move to tears, and in 'The Blacksmith' to rouse the higher and nobler emotions." The price of admission will be 25 cents- children half price. Let the citizens of Morristown apprise themselves of this rare and appreciative feast. THE NORMAL SCHOOL. The Normal School, after a session of two weeks, closed its labors last Friday afternoon. Professor Presn ell, of Jones boro, was the principnl teacher, assisted II. M. Sherwood, Esq., County Superin tendent. There were thirty or thirty five pupils present. This was the first Normal School ever conducted In the county. Its prime object was to belter qualify the teachers of the public schools for their work. All seemed interested. The school was organized by Mr. Pres nell under the most improved system, every member knowing his place and number. After the organization lessons were regularly assigned in the various branches, and the school settled down to hard work. Everything was carried on quietly and systematical. The pu pils were required to prepare papers on the lessons, which were afterwards ex amined and graded. An examination of .he papers of the fist and last days showed great Improvement. An inter esting feature of each day's prececdings was a brief lecture by one of the teach ers, oc the theory and methods of teaching. Many new ideas were thrown oui inai win prove Denenciai in our schools. A great interest has been awakened throughout the county in re gard to the public schools. This inter est, in a great measure, is due to the un tiring zeal and enerrv of Superinten dent Sherwood. A hard worker him self, he imprtsses upon the teachers of tlii county the fact that they must work to succeed. Normal Schools are almost an absolute necessity to the highest success In pub lic schools. At the proper time let us have anetber. TO th Editor of th Morriatowa Gaaatta : I see, Mr. Editor, in filling up the blanks aver Keokuk Constitution you hit the nail on the head. But knowing the modesty of the Gazette ia relation to home matters, I conclude! I would fill up the same blanks for you t The printer's mind is oat of "gear," Bia btuioeaa U so ''rUky," -HU debtor Jove to drink old "beer," When they can get no "whisky." Ail uch dislike the "temporauce eau," And pay their debt with "three hurrah." 1 a - 3F"Send your sona and daughters to Tazewill College. See adver tisement. June 25-Ce. i V THE YELLOW FEVER. I ,The woitt fears in regard to presence of yellow fever in an epi demic form in Memphi have been realized. Memphis Is truly a stricken city. Those of her citizens wl were able to leave have fled from the deadly pestilence. Thousands are yet there who cannot getaway. Almost every town ami station on the various railroad lines leading from the city have strictly quaratv tined against her. The worst fear are now apprehended from the ne groes, who are clamoring for fod, and make threats of burnin and sacking the city. Out of about 16. 000 persons remaining, about 12. 000 are negroes. There are from twenty to thirty new cases of fever officially reported daily, but this does not include the full number. Tribute of Itesrect. WnKREAs, It has pleased the Supreme Architect of the Universe to summons brother John Riddle from labor to re freshment, and Whekead, He was at the timo of his death a Master Mason, regularly de mit ted from Fulton Lodge No. 193, Hillsville, Va., and living within the jurisdiction of Tate's Spring Lodge No. 438, and was interred at his own reguest by this Lodge, therefore Resulted, That in the death of brother John Riddle, which occurred at his residence on Clinch rirer, April 21, 1879, at the ripe old age of 70 years, the craft has lost an ardent worker, his church a zealous member and society an honest, man. Resolved, That the sympathies of this Lodge are hereby tendered to the be reaved widow, little son and family generally. JUsolced, That as a token of respect for the departed brother we wear the usual badgn of mourning for 30 days. Also tLat a copy of these resolutions be furnished the family of the deceased and a copy trasmitted to TnE Morri town Gazette with a request that the same be published. J. R. Wilkinson, P. W. Siiocklrt, C. F. Davis, Committee. 110 W BUFORD RECEIVED HIS LIFE SENTENCE. Owenton (Ky ) 6cial to the CiucinnaU .uiuirtr. For a moment there was the silonre ef death, and all eyes were turned upon the prisoner. Scajcely a mucle of hi face moved, and he sat silently as before, gazing with that perpetual filed gaze which has characterized his conduct during the trial, immovably toward the ceiling, buthis face blanched as he un dciktood the dread import of the words, and hU lips quivered with the emotion which even the strong-willed ThornaW Buford could not entirely suppress Then a hum of congratulation rin round the court-room, the liuriir"! or more people who had gathered to hear the vrr diet made a hasty exit to speak tho new s. the newspaper men rushed to the tele Krapn oince to clve to the world, on lightnln wings, the news of Kentucky's redemption, and the great trial or hen tucky's Greatest criminal was ended Order being restored in court, Col Thompson, attorney for the defence, gave notice of a motion for a new trial and asked a few minutes to prepare hi grounds for such a motion. 1 be Judge granted his request, and, taking a seat under the spreading bourns of a con venient tree outside the court-house, awaited the nung of the petition for a rehearing. MARKET KEPOIITS. Morristown Produce Market. WHOLESALE PIlfCE", Morristowx, July 29, 1879. WIIKAT,... 8000 ."0 CORN OATS PLOUIl MEAL APPLES.... PEACHES... 64 2 FEATHKHS. CWio HUTTEU ... 10jl2 06 EGOS BEESWAX. . FLAXSEED LABI) TALLOW... BACON Knoxville Market. CORRECTED BY SMITH A BONDCRANT, DEALERS IX. GENERAL PRODUCE. Knoxville, Te.is., July 23, 1879 Baron Kijo " Shoulder ... " Hauia Lard Wheat New, cboica.. Oat a New Cora Hay Flour Potato- Ouioua. Btaua Api'l rrixi Jfearurw Dried, a . . " - " .. Feather Prime. ... .. 7 . . . . '( .... H .... MM ....TH . ... S s 1 90 SO .a as (A s so , Ml (4 SO . as iM o a5 a ao R.. t IV Ib-iMwai Km 'li j liinaouff 60 t 7 Kenei-a Root 84 Yellow hoot ' t t link Root lav 1 Mar Apute a wt Dry Hidoa 10 - 11 Tallow - Flaa Seed ... IS' Wool Waahed M 1 " Cu waahed 1 t- Ily Hln.por Old Copr and lira ft l lo Butter Choice lo S " Common s s t(f S li.... n, . . . i- . " hijinug Chicken ) 7 Three cars Western bacon haye been ordered licre to supply local demand. Atlanta Market. UOHKttnSU WEEKLY BY 11. T. COX CO WHOLESALE PRODUCE AND COM MISSION MERCHANTS. Atlanta, Ga., July 2C, 1ST9. Coru white -laM Yellow , tar , Wheat white " rd Flour faprr fanuUy , " extra Meal baoon Shoulder. " Ham " 811I) Bulk Shoul Jere. . . " Ham " Midea Peaa , Barley 0.vti-" , , Ry , Hay Live Chii ken, .. . Dreeaed Chicken . " Tnrkeya... Lard in bbla " ir. cana Butter choice Ekk Onion I'.al. fotato .... Fealhera New... . Apple Mai '03 Miia:l S "is,t no S 2 - a SO 4 7&av5 OH aA "Waiw, HaH ftaav, Ta&f toal 00 l&a'iu V ai 1 'Mai 7 tJall 9 351 50 a iO Worth Noticing;. The rates of fare at the YELLOW SPUING HOTEL are less than at any other watering place in the State. an! it furnishes as much real comfort and pleasure. The water and mountain scenery cannot be excelled.' Persons wishing to Tisit this splendid retreat win nni private conYerance riailv from New Market .Yia . Dandridge. The hpringsare located 11 miles sonth of DandridkTe and 10 miles west of Nuw. port. Addres. PATTEHSO & FOX, Pro's. junll 3m andridge, Tenn. New Mvtr Hsuncnt. 07MILLEit7 Merchant -Tailor, . Morris town. Term. First-Class Wert Graceful Slflisfc. NO MIS-FITS. JHA'viNO AtHHTFI) MOKIIIS A. l.wu m n t fulur U' 1 -A a -tr u,'f if l (, tirr, ii ! al lir, Alia au rltin. ul at -r, I l n, rrarn1r. it w rfa aatir-ltoii. (trnla' ul .).' (,rmt,la rut u l fiiut filial to anjr la Urn Huin, Ia.Ii.V ! ha'i l. , , jin-ll. ri.t an, I ti,-l. f-rt- kr aa t;-'"t wr ran I dona ,.r In thl .... n. 'uititrjr I-nHliir takrn In ri.l.atif- f r ,il, Cl,iniiff ami I if tni, n('T i-ittr. Ail wrrk j r l.i n. pmirt nhlj a !. 1 nr 'u at,, I Antrrti fahti.a r,u'i.t uai.i i ini n an ran tip, n tna al n.r !, awrly o --iif I'.immrmal !! I, .tr-t. I. J. H. MII.LKIL ELECTION NOTICE. I WILL Ol'KN AND HOLD AN I'Jio M..n at tho naual Titi -a-f Hi rn B Civil tltri. ..f irn, ! mmj mn lti lh Day of Auut, ls;, f"r ll tiir-a of it.ar cm lha Hi!rmtit . f Da lifU, U,f cuif c l. i,un... Man) ntl4 ia oriliriil l.j tin. !... rnor . t. ra in fa "r . f r. ni p mii.t.irif Di il. l l at i ri,i ..ii D, J. !,r sua 4 r (fkl. mlnl, ill wtila II, r l -.-) t. kI " an D.rir li kit; lli. i t4 mi,i vtiia lUJfrtf " l.ilalan o-n ami hoM an rwi.,ti . h rip.! il it rti-t in llanl ln r..iintyt at II, nanal V,.tmif 'a. i.fi lh Till Uy ft Annual, ,, It Ht h. "1 l'im-t'r aa fs law rl-twia If. LOOl Shcrlir. July! 4w ; TvitaTTi 3i .:nt. J lin Q. l aalrjr a J p L. Jtiui(. N THIS (WUSi: IT AITKAU. loir fnitn t!rt at Ti.l It. Ii la ,tu i . il. J. P. 1.. J- HUtlia-a. til ilrfrn.laiil, la a a, n-ri l.tt nf t)i Will i.f 1 run, .- , tkat . .li.ary pror iif law rami t ! arr l - n 1,1 r,i, an I tnat an atla Linri.l l.aa km Umiil m, lni..i a tlir f.iil'iwlim r-il r-'alr- a Ira. I . ( Ian I. In u a Hi May a fartn. al iMtniua; ti, an,a I M T Murray, tli I.a1-Hy hnra a I tmta. It ia tlii-ri-f. r iT'lrr,! ! m Dial ul Ii, at i.-n I Wat In lh M,'m-io llmiii, n)at-r jil li.hr.1 In Hi town rf M,,rr ,.., i,, 1 , . f, r four m r.-.iT wa, uuf t in iatl Vt . i.a t iM'Hf lf.ir m at mjr 'in. , m Iitn. t N ... , i f (rauigiT fNiimtjr, on 77 2-M J.'y i f .iryvt, 1S:P, n.J ma nVfrna to 1i arin.n of atta timrtit I y iUuitifT, Jhli II. I alt jr. in raua, i.r Hi mm will l r.N-.,v ai'li r i.artr aa ti aal.l i. ii r.a l.lrot. TI.I4Iy , l7l. I. It. Jllf I M. J V., July 1 4w i rT llraiitgrr .-. uny. Lrrai iarrtaa4 11 t X)U-laarr B.aV A rrtnW-mHtvn f TT.m, RmV., Masai and Daa.4. How. with a I i7 bt a,4 -a rorw "P"! "' a!Hrf .- Ibarra nalaltornal nt-4 1 i'a, I H a-l UM and tUmiLahawCrn. AynBtuaiiArllt, ho 111 aaii nr III twajtkj ran -wlMf Inntr ! wW Hp ll.li.-r. u, Maaat, as tuwl aa4 iwrtawt arw tlair intmii,ma TWtnanlkaMwbaiiaW,.!! T an waoa ,miirtwni, ran. Irrpar-aUruj f .... - w ... .nwinrnnuf r U aa pnMiarr. T'.nW- ai nJ..I hi unjul, llua 1 llirl rw tnrauaaXia wUaww. I at Uati f" mur wka ymtr fwiirn or arw.rjma arw. what tl Aimrnrm t.r ailnuoit . an II. u t-tuw Ika'twaltanlilyMtar.4. k.tmlif jr.., as,., I.i 'ailaraiiaay.tiM ih. t. ... . mm limmM Ufa. II Uaaaa.wl kuklnria. will paM f.wa IIwt will vw qa ffifk. I n,4 . ,ir..r n..r 1. 1 T-ir ' 'Wiwlaau fcr, twl ttaa aad ar. Umtn to I a. liup littira Rw,mhr, llTRirr.innTll Hmwt itrwafe Wl tvawrvm. it trio ,'ar aa l Iwwt a.-lk nl-1 th "lavalM-a rlrww mm -," aaa ao Muaar larnu .Ixmi l iw wiuujwt ww. M tkla 4ay, flot cocoa cvi ( tn a. a ii.in TbaTTnfrrirainmav-h.linwafkl KMot -Uwuaara, Cami ..& A frwc(M an I Q I e. la an awrtnteaiv!TrTa4i J nn-a a u4 uwiua, iol .' aaut U aVafgtaaa, Ul MlU, W'f C. X YELLOW FEVER-BLACK VOMIT, I( ja I.ki !! .i f..r; I Hi raa-p r ( II. i. .-rri! i 1; a l.u u a i.l Kw iJoubi raiurn In a ur a 1 1 r ii an I and tirUMriit I'jrtM la lua fa.1 u,..uil.a t.f I-. . M E RRCLL'S MPATlNF7a fn1y !.. ar 4 lu Hiittiru Nnlna l u-t wi'h m u ..t,.t.-n,. r'-ulla lu HHiih Anifriia wtirr Hi mt at'irrata tl i'imi of trtrr ar fioitiil, rum. Ir .in , u- t . ( a follK'ra of lil ! I' f,llTf or .1 r a; ii. .1 f i . in l. a lil ! a li tin if it ttirotirh it. I iv.r, I. i a an rx'ra ol lnl rit.t. It I" .i,.. if h ao on Di 1-lvrr ami M marli th III I'lllM t. 4 . ly j rvi nta to ar. rl.luiT anyalo4 I r ! II lr a Vomit, loil at.i rnrra !i a! Ii. I'oii.l i. !!- of t) HowrU, I'.-fia ami all Malarial li.ra. Nil oil Dral .-ar illow ' wtlllll tli Malarial I'm.-'n aiol etr. of till fn.m Ika l lowl l.y u nil Ml I. I.r I.I, M llrl'IIM. wlnH la aolil l.y all Lmiuruta In i i wnU aa-l l t iwr.. or a Ul ! aai.t l-v iT'ra tv IU i'ryru-tftm. a. r. Mi.nitr.LL a to., i-mu., ra. Dr. PenkTtcii's stiliiciia cr (ton. DELIGHT. t r'T'li r-orta of a , .11, l. r ful rnrea of Ilheiin.. tiain, HaTof ula.Halt liln-uui, h) 1 lulia, linn r. I U : anil H Tea. I hal rom f r 111 all art of Hi .nt.tr r, ar not oiily rt-tnar ka'.l l-tit .0 intra tilu. aa l t doubled j It not fr lit al nu.laara of proof. EOMKAUE (IE! OF SCWUl, Ic. CASE OF t 01.. J. t TtlANsoK. kni.ir.m, Gi. Kituiirr It, lTI. OrxTa : I". r uir n ara 1 ha a rnl arj-Terer from H-r.f nia In lla cwoal djtrtu rrna. I have ta-rtt eonftiie.1 to iny r.-tn and l I f..f fcf teen year wild aa rof'iloiia uU i ration. 1 l. n. ! .rovt rnmedo-a f an.- raeea a.l t-n -t, aiol th nx-al eoiiio i I .i. lai.a e-4i.ti:ie.. 11 li on t any rli 1 l J !x to tit. I Inn 1 e...lrtt, ilra. !. d -h .inlmif, 1 a a. ln.r. I.f r. r, of Floyd t'oiioly, 11 , to eoinrtieiu tb Ua .4 yoitf CoiiiiKlluiil t tirwt ftilhliir. IJItiKuan la aa ln aiillu i' iit to (!. rllx th r. u. f I oUainod f-oin II. ua of Ilia rttt'llppta aa It ta to r.niy an atlaonaie l.la of III Irl. naitT of my aufli-rti lf r Halt your mIiriiir; ti'h"inl to aar. I 1 b1 aj oilier r liovli. a alol rei.liny.il tfi a 4 your t 1. trart of hlillini-ia, ii'itil I ran aar Irulr. "I am rwr- e. of all iln,'' of ail l !, a Ita x4 Uu.-oi. trm t Hie a. In tir . I of mr ru fMi..i.. Mr lhau eijl.t 11 ion 1 1. k lal iiw tl.w rrtuaravaa lle rurr, aitlioul i y r. turn of Ilia d " for to truin of in altota riai.ioeol, I rfr I any cutJ mis lu Itartnw 1 annty, .. and ia the nrmUrt i.f Hit mr if fieeo t'lreutt, alia aa ar'uaui. itli in. 1 .Hall n-r rt oialo, with 1 dii-i.! gratitude , Y rtir nl. oil aeraai.t. V lil.Nm, All y at I .aw. Ulit T'olaT, !., H. J I. I A, I."0. lrT: My ilaiicM.r aa lal'u uu tu- vaj d ly of jtin, l-O, with atat aa ao'.w. la tx A. -til. Itlieillliatiaiu, and tr- a I t ..r tlie.aan. with I10 aueeeaa In tari li, f .II!, im.w raf tv.u biii to work out of lha riflil ar o, a l u- t limed to ai l r II H Ii .to I, om 11, riU.w t Uir alioul.Lt-r )oiut raioa out. ataay -ia a i-f b.Maa ram out of tli rii;lil ft arol I;. 'I li raa waa liieu .rouo-nuc 4 on of t kit Mw.iiiiia. Af.r ha Iiik lo ci"fliie-l aliout ait year, to U-r t4, anil tu rraa eoiii.erl !, I wava iod4 try It l etul-ci t..n'. Cotrt.uud l ura l ( Mima- ia. and waa a i wi ll atiaA4 with Ha lT- taal I Itai eontinu.! th ua of it nulil tli t rwtil. My dauvliter waaroaHuavl to br lU al-mi a. 1 t I'ara 1 f..r ah a I up or n tttru. vrr a ul u lo lt f!i now ,11 up ill i!ir, lint arai m..M 4 h. r time ha w a.a I t.i tt.a room. II. r ( eral health uw ir--1, and I ! . !. ai... her hoi t rala ill' I, wa.k wad. 1 r..ylnU.I b'-r riH'iTt ry, wiilii M.-a.ii.,'. of il. l, to ti U of your linalilal l omhIx n llh aratitod, i am, Jour In ly, w. U. IlLXXti'X. w r I'tinr, rt t. Irt. I:a. fi T: TU a rr-tifl. at of Mr, W It. F''atif in wa k uow m l rriity to a tr t. ar trn. 1 ha tli.nit la ao- buiilrla of ih no! ria-.1 rElir.na a.U certify Ui it. Aa In tarn iefrK ra l i. a a may be reipilr l. 1 .nr. Iriily, c iiawioBP vri a 1.1., vret '- liO.(. II. 1. IMI.I.IAkiM, i-Dn. rEMni'P.ro-k't nmmtu i. . rdbyA r Ml lilll 1.1. k II .. I ll.a , la Hold ty all Prua-ntat In II ua) bail., or tt lr i pr. Aft- ut a at.ie.1 to rana r, ltra. Heod f,ir ltmi H'nrl.m tei-r" fr n a'T M e-li. me aul to p.Kr j avi !, jajat.i la luaia.l- xaka. J- ) K 1 VnrraKEltltK rillUl ?.a IMMIIH la ea. h c ni.ir. hw i.i.hm. AilJrraa J. II. MrMA,: VI o4 t.,klal . n , ti.4. JUDUi Bowel Complaints OX72X1TJD PERRY DAVIS' PAIH-KILLERI U) Tor tl.lrt j-nina year It l.aa QT ( I O II'MH" !' I lii eu-i tir raaa 4 I O I a 4 llnl.l t 'I'lini 1 tt 4 - V hi t . Il4!ilUli'. and all ItOVtll.l. liiMll.ilSIH. lt.rr ti eammer anoniLa oary tMaehol4 !.. n.. !.. a U.ilJ Dear at band for tutnx otaia aa. 1 1 e aor., and l ger lil. h-ild araryah.r. Jul so t tw aid. -- - a a m . . a - .... I - - - Kinrti I iintirra. Wc can icsrccly plt k up a newii srtt , but wi f.l la It ktx ftfiwiat f the fall- tiro ef iirai t)uninrs tlrm nr rrraon. The cohrnns of fifeaiha" tlioi l.jw tnany failure there art In the effort ot pliyt-if-Ians M curf, but the pirfrs da not fprhU of Dr. Unit's Antihilious Dl- coYery to cure Mlliounne. Ac. li anr cane wber properly Uicd. It It not a rwnuB lAiiure.