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J. L. MOERISTOWN, TENN., WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20, .1879. VOL. XIII. NO. 22. i5y JOHN E. HELMS. GASjK V 1h !l La 1 JIJL 1l t: m urn t- i - r i -- jr. sar h W A mCLm I IIT- I M. B. D. LANE, ATTORNEY-AT - LAW, fjf AS OPENED A LAW OF jU. fice on the corner of Main and Jackson street, MorriBtown, one square south of the Court ir , .. . . 1 ., ,!.. ... "IJ Mci'i-u rv'u ut I r- IiyUTO nUU I. Li 1. I I'll J 1 cwtv V . J . ' .7 " ' and will offer his services in the Courts of Ham blen and adjoining counties and the Supreme Court at Knoxville. His object will be to give strict attention tobusi- ti fHR . anrl .-i.Hif action to clients. ? . Charges will be reasonable, jull 79 ly O. C. KING. W. I. GAilMON. Jving- fc Gammon, Attornejrs-at-Law AND Solicitors in Chancery, OFFICE, Corner Main and Cumberland Streets, over P. O. t-3T Collections a Specialty. m. Jan 30 78 Iy JOSEPH A. MABRY, Attorney - at - Law AND U. S. CLAIM AGENT, Knoxville, - - - Tennessee. tv Special attention given to collections. febl3 78 tf Dentistry. Dentistry THOS. J. SPECK, D. D, S, OFFICES ogersville, Tenn., from 1st to 15th of each month Morristown, from 15th to list ofe&oa raontn. TERMS Cash or Its ci'c5valiit. JOHH MURPHEY, President. E. E. RICE, Canine LOOKOUT BANK OF Morristown - - Tenn ISTATE DEPOSITORY. " , Will transact a - GENERAL - BANKING BUSINESS. Receive deposits, buy and sell, exchange gold and silver, and make collections upon the most arorable terms. mayiati L. C. SHEPARDi UNDERTAKER, Iv noxville, Tenn. XT' VERY DESCRIPTION OF -lletalic Caskets and Cases, Wood Caskets and Collins of every Grade and price, ready for use. Orders by Telegraph will receive personal and prompt attention Terms satisfactory . n40 THOS. O'CONNER, President, SAM nousE, Cashier. Mechanic's Bank, Designated State Depository, XCnoxville, Tenn., TRANSACTS A General Bautii Business, Deals in Foreign and Domestic Exchange. Sella Drafts on all the principal cities in Europe . Buys and sells Uncnrrent Money, Gold and silver, War rants and city Scrip May 26nl2 ly RAM AGE & CO., Stationers M Job Printers. AND DEALERS IN FANCY GOGBS, (Opposite Cowan, McClung & Co.) KNOXVILLE, - - - TENN. Besides keeping a full and complete stock of i everything in the way of Stationery, we do a JOB PRINTING business in all its branches, guaran teeing our work as first-class and at as low prices as good work can be done for. Orders by mail will be promptly attended to. augl478 ly COMMERCIAL HOUSE, 31orristown, Tenn nnms house, formerly -H. know as the Gkigsbt House, has changed, proprietsrs, and has undergone a thorough change in every respect. We therefore respectfully ask a share of the patronage of the traveling public, and promise satisfaction to all. RAM BO & CO., PROPRIETORS. apr SO 79 ly WV M , W I L n E T 13 , MAIN STREET, MORRISTOWN, TENN. " Has now on hand a complete slock of F a m i I y G r o c er ie s To which lie has recently added a full line of r - B OOT.S A N D SHOE S, "! "' Which he offers cheap for Cash. - He will pay the highest market price for all kinds o" ,1'. -' country produce. - Provisions and Eatables of every description kep V pa'hand at all times.' -'- t jel9-ly : " BREWER or ALE & PORTER Cor. Hardee and Lenier Sts., Knoxville, - , - Tenn. rt Orders "by mail promptly filled, but most be accompanied with the cash. ,, ... may 8 a ly. FRED. X SHOTWELL, SUBGEOfi OEfiTtSTt "Rog-ei-sville, - Tenn. VW Terms Cash? or its Equivalent. New Advertisements. lerohant-Tailor, Morristown, Tenn. v. ' - r. First-Class orL Graceful ant StylisL ' ' NO MIS-FITS.; ; r-; rAVlNG, ADOPTED MORRIS - town as my future home, I solicit the pa tronage of a generous public. With an emerienoe of 28 years, I feel safe in guaranteeing perfect sausiaetion. uents' ana Doys' garments cut and made equal to any in the State. Ladies coats and habits exquisitely cut and made. Prices as low s good work can be done for in this section. Country Produce taken in exchange for work.. Cleaning . ana .Repairing neatly executed. All work done with precision. Punctuality a specialty. European and American fashions constantly on hand . I invite all to call upon me at my shop. nearly opposite Commercial Hotel, Main street. J. b. ULLLtAi. : jull6 79 iy SPOOL COTTON. ESTABLISHED 1812. GEOEGE A. CIxARK, SOLE AGENT, 400 BROADWAY, NEW YORK The distinctive features of this spool cotton are that it is made from the very nnest SEA ISLAND COTTON. It is finished soft as the cotton from which it is made ; it has no waxing or artificial finish to de ceive the eyes; it is the strongest, smoothest and most elastic sewing thread in the market : for ma chine sewing it has no equal; it is wound on WHITE SPOOLS. The Black is the most perfect JET BLACK ever produced"ln spool cotton, being dyed by a system patented by ourselves. Th6 colors are dyed by the NEW ANILINE PROCESS rendering them so perfect and brilliant that dress- makers everywhere UBe them instead of sewing BliKS. A Gold Medal was awarded this spool cotton at Paris, 1878, for " great strength" and " general ex cellence" being the highest award given for spool cotton- - - . We invite comparison and respectfully ask ladies to give it a fair trial and convince themselves of its superiority over all others. To be had at wholesale and retail at BROWN & WELLS. EARNEST & BRISCOE. jul 979 6m Geo. A. MciYutt, DEALER IN FAMILY roceries Canned Goods, Confectioneries, Cigars, Tobacco, &c., Corner Main & Henly Sts., Morristown, .Tenn. Would especially call the at tention of the Public to his well selected and magnificent stock of GROCERIES. In quality and price he cannot be surpassed by any retail dealer in the State. Bept5 77 tf MEW-'STORE! W. H. PARKER, - DEALER IN Groceries, : Boots Jies, Hats, Dry Goods, &c, In the X - - - MORRISTOWN. Would respectfully solicit a share of the patron age of the citizens of Morristown and vicinity, guranteeing the best goods and lowest figures at aa times. fab 19 79 tf . Marlia Wigoa Colfe Abingdon, Va. J c THE BEST EQUIPPED FE male College in the South. Fine grounds, Covering eleven acres. Suierb buildings, erected at a cost of nearly $50,000.00. Rooms handsomely furnished. Table well kept, - Terms lower than at any Uistitution of similar grade in the land. Thorough instruction guaranteed In , all the branches of a first-class - education. - - Music a specialty. For catalogue containing full particu lars, address . - - - , . REY E. E. HOSS, M A., PaKsroENT. y.July9 79 2m " '. .lEOOEESVILlE FEMALE -COLLEGE. flflHE NE&vSESSION WILL JJ. begin Monday, September 9th. The location, the buildings, the thoroughness in the mode of in struction, and the care taken of students, make it one of the most desirable seats Of learning- in the country. - ' ' Material reduction in rates of Board and Tul tion. ' ' ; - ,',' For particulars, address, ? .- - - rev. a. wy WILSON, ,: ' ug. 8,1877.tf. , PRESIDENT AGENTS ! 1 250 LOW PRICED and FAST SELLING BOOKS, TESTAMENTS and BIBLES are most ccmpletelv represented in our new GRAND COMBINATION PROSPECTUS BOOK, by sample page, bindings, iUiMtratione, etc A great variety and sure suc cess for Convassers. All Ectualiy wishing EM PLOYMENT, address for terms, Btakdakd Pub. Co., Sx. Louis, Mo. aug. 0 Cm. T New Advertisement 8. KNOXlLLE lire Iiisiirance Comjany. Office East Tennessee National Bank. Capital Stock $100,000 .. . ; , OFFICER8 z D. A. CARPENTER, President. F. H. McCLUNG, Vice-Peesidest. COLUMBUS POWELL, Sec. & Treas. : directors: JOSEPH JAQTJE8, A. CALDWELL, E. J. SANFORD, S. B. LUTTRELL, w. w. wooMturr, CM. McGHEE, F. W. TAYLOR, SB., C. E. LUCKEY, R. C. JACKSON, IP. H. HcCLUNO, FINANCE COMMITTEE: JOSEPH JAQTJES, C. M. McOHEE, E. J. SANFORD, C. E. LUCKEY. STOCKHOLDERS : 0. M. McGhee, Joseph Jaqnes, E. J. Sanford. F.H. McClung, D. A. Carpenter, W. W. Woodruff, A. Caldwell,. M. L. Ross, F. W. Taylor, Sr. J.V. Fulkerson, O. W. Palmer, S. B. Luttrell, M. J. Condon, Chas. H. Brown, Hugh Martin, C. E. Luckey, B. E. Earnest, R. T. Wilson, Thos. O'Conner, Jno. G. Earnest, N. Bogart, R. M. Rhea, J. W Lilliard, ' D. F. Ross. Joseph H. Earnest, A. J. Albers, A. J. Mountcastle, w . A. Anderson, S. T. Logan,' R. C. Jackson, W. P. Chamberlain, D. T. Boynton, J. Y. Johnston, James L. Gaines, r. s. weoo. W. P. Washburn, John E. Chapman, Jos. T. McTeer, R. O. Powell, S. Saltmarsh, Thos. L. Williams, . is . Uoxsie, aug 14 78 ly EMPRESS STEAM LAUNDRY AND French Bath Rooms, . Cor. Broad & High Sts., Knoxville. - - - Tenn. MOST COMPLETE LAUNDRY SOUTH. Lace Curtains Done Up in Parisian Style. Ladies Fine Wear, Gent's Shirts, Collars and Cuffs a Specialty. rfOkUR BATH ROOMS ARE THE XJr best in the city. Give all kinds of Baths- such as Hot, Cold, Salt, Ammonia, Mercurial, Sul phur and Medicated Baths. Our Sulphur Baths are equal the strengta and temperature of the those of Hot Springs, Ark. Have Portable Baths first cousult a regular Physician before applying to us. Parties from abroad can secure good board cheap while under treatment. For farther in formation address, PHILO B. SIIEPARD, SUPERINTENDENT Knoxwitte, Tenn. mar 6 79 tf UNIVERSITY0 TENNESSEE AND Slate Airicnltal College. Scientific, Classical, or Elective Courses. Special Courses in Agriculture, Mechanics and Engineer ing. Normal Course for Teachers. Two Tears' Preparatory Course. Military Drill and Discipline. Tuition, free ; in Preparatory Debarment, $30. Board, $8 to $10 a month. Incidental Fees, $25 for session of 40 weeks. Special rates on Tennessee railroads by applying to the President. aession opens Thursday. September 4th, o farther information, address, THOS. W. HUMES, D. D Pbks't, Aug. 13 4w. Knoxville, Tennessee, The Celebrated Seven Springs IRON and ALUM IS MANUFACTURED BY LAND RUM & LITCHFIELD, Abingdon, Va., And For Sale by all Druggists. THIS IS THE MOST USEFUL, AND WITH out doubt, the most efficient family medicine ever placed within tha reach of any people. Its reputation extends far and wide, and its great popularity is due entirely to its own merits. As a remedy for relieving Sick and Nervous Headache, it is truly said to have no equal. Dyspeptics find tto be just the remedy for all their troubles. MOTHERS and daughters have long since dis covered that it is a "panacea" for all their ills. Chronic diseases of every character disappears by proper use of it It is not bad to take ; perfect ly harmless, and always ready for use. , V The man that fails to provide and keep his family supplied with the SEVEN SPRINGS MASS will pay out ten times more in doctors' bills than the mass would cost which the doctors would willingly be deprived of. "A hint to the wise is sufficient. " Read the following letter from, physicians !of Mississippi : "Our People will not be with out It." Office of Slaton & Slaton, Physicians and Surgeons and dealers la urugs, oieaicmes, &c. 5 Sekatokia, Miss., Nov. 19, 1878. Messrs. Landrum & Litchfield, Abingdon, .Va. : , Gentlemen We are out of " Seven Springs Mass," and our people will not be without it ; they are just beginning to realize what an excellent remedy It is. fiease sena us anotner gross at once, it is a vaiuaoie remeay, ana i can recom mend It from personal experience, I have not tak en any other medicine in two years, notwithstand ing we keep all the best medicines usually kept by druggist. . , iiespeciiuiiy, . s For salt bg Morristown Druggists and Drugguts generally. s Be sure you get Seven Spbcs-gb Mass. f eb26 79 ly -ub 3 chgs t , . r We Dye to Li?e ana Live to Die. ; '""'EAST . TENNESSEE; STEAM DYEING AND CLEANING ESTABLISHMENT. Tha only Sellable House in East Tennessee . : PIECE GOODS A SPECIALTY. Merinos, SiUs, Satins, Crapes, Ribbons, La ces, uutnit velvets ana Irtmrntngs. Feathers' Re-Dyed or Cleaned. Goods sent by mail or express promptly attend ed to. - A; II. CARLSTEDT, Prop'r. Clinch St., near Custom House, ,, KNOXyiLl-E, TENNESSEE. Dec 23 78 ly . v-. . 1. -,. THE MORRISTOWN &AZETTE Subscription Price $2. The Louisville Courier-Journal states that the murderers of the Mormon mis sionaries in Georgia hare fled to Ten nessee. ..... , , . r - - The New Orleans Democrat says the amount of Mrs. Dorsey's fortune be I queathed to ex-President Davis has been greatly exaggerated, the whole not be ing more than $25,000. The Richmond State says the New Orleans mint is turning out the beauti fulest twenty-dollar gold piece that you ever saw. May the metropolis of the South long continue to shed such golden tear drops. That's the right sort of yel low fever for the times. Dr. Janes, of the New York Board of Health, says: "It has been determined, beyond a doubt, that the ferer germs move at a rate of speed near the ground or water, but they Beldam rise above a certain hiejht. A wall fifteeen or twenty feet high wilf arrest its march, and it ac tually has been fenced out in some in stances. The commission now making a tour of investigation in the West In dies will obtain new facss and data in regard to this remarkable and terrible malady." A farmer says: "Four years ago my farm was fearfully infested by rats. They were so numerous that I had great fears of my whole crop being destroyed by them after it washused; but having two acres of wild peppermint that grew in a field of wh at, cut and bound with the wheat, drove the rats from my prem ises. I have not been troubled with them since, while my neighbors have any amount of them. I feel convinced that any person who is troubled with these pests can easily get rid of them by gathering a good supply of mint and placing it around the walls or base of their barns." We notice in the last issue of the Osage County News, published at Linn, Mo., that Mr. P. B. Stratton, Jr., editor and proprietor, has disposed of his pa per to Hon. Will J. and John Knott, brothers, of Chamois. M. Mr. Strat ton we had the pleasure to labor with in that State in 1872-3, and knew him as a friend and an excellent printer. He has worked hard several years for the interests of the people of Osage and if they have failed to sustain him as they should we regret to hear it. He always gave them a readable and newsy paper, labored for the interest of the county, all that could be asked of a publisher. We are also acquainted with his succes sors, tooth of whom are ready writers and have considerable experience in journalism. We predict, under the new management, that the News will be one of the newsiest and most spicy coun try papers published in that State. We wish them success.and also Mr. Stratton, in any business he may engage in. MADE RICH IN A YEAR. Lieutenant Governor Tabor, of Col-' orado,isone of the newly arisen million. aires. If a reward were offered for a man worth $3,000,000, 'nobody would pick him out on Broadway, lie was a poor Vermont boy. who drifted West, and when the diggings were found about twenty years ago around Oro City, he moved there and kept a little store. lie had no early advantages, and seemed doomed to remain for life on the sum mits of the Rocky Mountains with about $ 1,000 of stock under his roof. Two cobblers came along a year ago, a little poorer than himself, and wanted food. He gave tham what is called "grub stake," that is, a barrel of flour and a bag of bacon, saying: " You might as well work if I am to feed you! Go dig somewhere for ore." These two men found the Little Pittsburg Mine within a few weeks, by which one of them re ceived $262,000. the other $325,000, and Tabor has already had more than $1,000, 000 out of the property, besides being in the consolidation. He is a modest, un affected man, who has not changed his habits in the least. The discovery, how ever, made bim Lieutenant Governor of the State. Postmaster General Key on the Recent Election. ' Washington, August 11. Post master General Key says that there is no doubt that the plan of the com promise, to pay fifty cents on the dollar, is defeated. When asked what be thought the real significance of the election was, he stated that it clearly indicated that a majority of the people of the State were in fa vor of absolute repudiation. Judge Key says that the position" of Gov ernor Marks en this question is not very clearly defined, but it is gener ally understood that he is a "low tax" man, which means repudiation. As there was $40,000 interest due to January last and the annual in terest due in January last and that the annual interest amounts to $1, 200,000, and that a continuance of the present rate of taxation could be constructed to mean nothing else than repudiation. ; London, August 1. The great sensation of the day in religious cir cles, dissenting from the Establish ment, is the petition for a - divorce filed by Newman Hall. He charges his wife with adultery with ope Frederick Richardson, once esteem ed as a pillar of-the Nonconformist Church. The wife has filed a cros3 bill.-in which she denies the adulte ry, and says that , her husband ha3 been guilty of offenses against con jugal relations since 18G3. ; - A' New, Xork paper publishes a list of eighteen people killed, and over one hundred Injured by pistols, fire crackers, etc., iu different cities on th8 national holiday. EDUCATIONAL. GRAINGER COUNTY TEACHERS' AND DIRECTORS' INSTITUTE. The. second session of the Grainger i County Teachers' and Directors' Insti tute was held at , Madison , Academy, Rutledge, Tenn., July 11th and 12tb,i 1879. . ' : FIR8T DAY. .The house was called to order by the Secretary t and Prof.. J. T Emert was elected Vice President. A committee of five was appointed to prepare a pro. gramme for the day, viz, J. T. Malicoat, E. M. Tate, n. J. Brown, C. A. Atkins i and Q. A. Carmichael. . Prof. J. T. Malicot was elected Critic for the year. , , a The Superintendent made an able speech for the encouragement of teach ers and directors. The report of the Committee on Pro gramme was read and adopted. ( The first question, "What is the ob iect of the Teachers' and Directors' In stitute?" was opened by Superintendent J. T. Justus, and discussed by C. 'A. Atkins, Gee. Patton and M. F. McBee. The second question, "What means should Teachers use to attain the great-1 est number in the schools?" was opened by U. A. Atkins and discussed by J. T. Emert, J. T. Justus, J. T. Malicoat, N. L. Stepp, Geo. Patton and others. Ad - journed till 1 o clock. . evening session. wSW,'-;; ' LB tUU DV4WtOOa.UA T t J v. vwuwu.au-. was discussed by Prof. Geo. Patton. The fourth question, "Should all teachers receive the same compensation regardless of their ability?" was opened C U. Atkins. The fifth question, "What manner should the examination of teach- ers be conducted?" was .pened by M.F. McBee and continued by Geo. Patton, J. T. Justus, It B. Godwin, and others. A committee of three was appointed to Fltt,i Kw&.--v--- v- -. nun n-r,io. fir p.ttnn and M. F. McBee. The query box was open- ed and the contents read and discussed, Heard the report of the Critic. On mo- tion, Prof. Geo. Patton, C. A. Atkins, and J. T. Emert were appointed a Com mittee on ResolutUns. The house ad journed till 8, a. m., to-morrow. SECOND DAT. ' The house was called to order by the President, J. W. Whitlock. Read and adopted the report of the Committee on Programme for the day. Read and adapted the minutes of previous day. The first question, Phonetic Spelling, was opened by J. T. Justus and continu ed by Geo ; Patton. The second ques tion, Written Spelling, was conducted by C. A. Atkins. The third question, Analysis ox oen.ences, w uiscuu uj i ro x j: 1 iect GeoeraDhv was opened by S. J. Lambkim and continued by j. T. Mali- coat and Prof. Ge. Patton. Uniformity of Text Books was discussed by C. A. Atkins, G. Patton, J. T. Justus and R. B. Godwin. Adjourned till one oclock. EVENING SESSION. House called to order by the President. The fifth subject, Class Drill in Gram mar was opened by J. T. Justus and dis cussed by Geo. Patton and J. W. Whit lock. The subject of Higher Arithme- tic was discussed by Prof. Patton. Read the report f the Committee on Resolu tions. RESOLUTIONS. Resolved, 1, That we as teachers re cognize our County Institute as the most important instrument in eleyating the standard of scholarship in our county. 2. That our County Superintendent and Directors should, where other qual ifications are equal, give preference to teachers who attend ur Institute ses sions. 3. That the thanks of this body are due to our County Superintendent, Prof. J. T. Justus, for his efforts to advance the cause of education in our county. 4. That we thank our presiding officer, Rev. J. W. Whitlock, for his impartial and courteous manner in presiding over our exercises. 5; That the thanks of this body are tendered to the citizens ef Rutledge and vicinity for their hospitality so kindly extended to us during our session. 6. That our Secretary furnish copies of our proceedings to the ' Knoxville Chronicle, Tribune, Republican, and Mor kistown Gazette for publication. . Called for and heard the report of the Critic. -.: t: , Opening of the Query Box. , On motion, adjourned to meet at the call of the Superintendent, Rev. J. T. Justus. Rev. J. W. Whitlock, , Isaac W. Daniel, President. , .,. : Secretary. School Room Conversation. Very apt words, as follows : Sit ting in the school room I overheard a conversation' between a sister and brother. The little boy complained of insults or wrongs received from another little boy. His face was flushed with anger. The sister lis tened awhile, and then, turning away, she answered: " . : "I do not want to hear another word: 'Willie has no mother.' The brother's lips were silent. The rebuke came horre to him, and stealing away, he muttered : , "I never thought of that." t- lie thought of his own mother.and the loneliness of "Willie" compared with his own happy lot. "He has no mother." , , ... Do we think of it when want comes to the orphan, and rude words assail h!m ? Ha the little wander er no mother' lo listen to his little sorrows? : Speak "gently" to' him. then.4- ! Acting " upon the. popular verdict that the shorter a sermon the better it ii a Chicago-preacher advertises that hia sermons never exceed twen ty minutes ia length. ; . , 4 t j Paris Letter. The late Napoleon III., and tlie Panama Scheme. Paris, July 27, 1879. To the Editor of the Morristown Gazette : , M. de Le3seps, it is well known, la resolved to strive bis utmost to crown tha ediOce of his Iouji and splendidly useful life by carrying out that Panama Canal scheme, which, to all practical intents and purposes be has made his own. He candidly told his hearers that, as in the construction of the Suez Canal, he himself would be solely reeponsi ble to the public. He asks for He asks for a capital of one hundred millions of francs or four millions sterling, to begin with ; just the sum asked for thirty yearsago by the Imperial Pretender temporarily residing in King-street, St. James. The cau- tion money of two millions required by the Government of Venezuela for to the territory of that Republic has the venue of the nrrjt-cted canal been shifted has air. :. y been paid, and M. de Lesseps thh.ks that the uly u accompany his report, or r total cost of makin.r the ranal wii turn, with an affidavit that he ha j not exceed seven hundred and Gfly millions of francs, and that it can he completed in eigHt years. M. de -...o.d..cUl.Ul.yl.. I recent address to the French Geo. I I graphical Society that Prince Louis Napoleon, durin" his imprisonment : th F t fII , . ( h mucl Qf a panama Cana,t and baJ sent an officer devoted to the Bona- partist cause to explore the isthmus, The officer's report beinr favorable, ue (tuR p-inrVy wrofo tha Vror.nl. Mioi9try aeklDg t0 be 8et at nberl . u . . "... . sen to the re ization or his scheme. and promising never to meddle with politics again. No reply was "iven t . , netition anf1 nff prt-ar,la a. caped and went t London with a view to carrying out his project. He was just preparing to start for America when the Revoluion of 18fI8 caneed him to alter his intentions. Two years later the Prisoner of Ham was Emperor of France, and the "Canal Napoleon de Nicaragua" was relegated to the umba of the things that might have been. Yes, that might have been. The history of the Bonaparte family has beea ft cban o 6uch UQe - such astonishing, and such incon gruous events that speculation may be permissible in what might have been, historicallyhad the prisoner of 1845-46, had the exile in London in 1847, beea able to carry out his project of aNicaraguan Canal. Any thing and all things may be expect ed from a family which, from the small beginnings of a petty advo cate and a wine-grower's daughter in Corsica, has, in the course of seventy-fiye years, allied itself with almost every Imperial, house in Eu rope, which has counted among its members two actual and two poten tial Emperors, Kings and Queens by the half dozen, and Princes and Princesses by the score, who, In three generations, have undergone the most extraordinary vicissitudes this Princess keeping a boarding school in the United States; that Prince marrying a milliner ; such a side branch a3 the Bonaparte-Fat-tcrsons becoming American citizens, wealthy country gentlemen, or pros perous lawyers in Pennsylvania; this grand nephew of Napoleon l wearing the uniform of a cadet at Woolwich; that donning the purple of a Prince of the Church. What things might have beea had Napo leon III. became managing director of the Nicaraguan Canal. The magic ef his name might have raised him to the Presidency of a vast fed eration of Spanish-speaking Repub lics ; or, quite as feasibly, he might have met with Walker's aud Lopez's fate the garote vil. The ex-Emperor might have read at Clmlehurst, in the columns of a morning paper, that "according to the latest intelli gence from the Isthmus of Panama, new hopes are entertained of mak ing a ship canal across that obstruc tion. After failing' t discover' a promising line for excavation In the narrower portion ; of the neck, U. S. surveyors, under the direction of Admiral Ammen, have gone back to Nicaragua, and now report a feasi ble place towards the north of tho Isthmus.' t Why did not this para graph, if he read it, recall the grand scheme of the "Canal Napoleon de Nicaragua" to the exile's mind? Why did he cot think'of it in con nection with his young son, even then studying engineering at Wool wich? . Had he done t so the poor Prince Imperial and his friend, Fer dinand de Leaseps, might have jour neyed together to the Iithmus; the Prince might have been, at this mo ment safe and sound, devoting his talent9 and his energies to the con- duct of and undertaking which, thir-1 ty years before, his father had not deemed beneath his princely, rank. It might have been ; but, it , was not to be. Fate forbade it; and "There is no armor against- Fate." :i TO COUNTY TRUSTEES. AN IMPORTANT CIRCULAR FROM THE STATE COMVTROLLUIL Comptroller Gaines has issued the following circular letter : Comptrollers Omen, ) XAsnviLLE, Tenn., Aug. 7. 1879. J To County Trustees: Your atteu lion 19 asraia called to the acts of 1879, chapters 9 aud 48, amending the act of March, 23, 1875, and de ferrius the collection of taxes for the year 1878. It is your duty to deliver on the 1st day of September next, to the constable or to the sheriff, as Hie I may be, the certified atatements & . . . r uncollected taxes These efficer 8Ua!1 proceed at once to collect said taxes, by distraiui, if necessary, tuak- ing to you monthly reports and pay ments of such taxes as may be col ected by them. On the lat day of November they shall return said certified statements and make final settlement with you. The law pro- VKleB ftu,t 5"011 aould require the . - ,ueriff. and each constable and dep mde an earneot and diligent search aQd could not find any personal properly on which he couli diitraln roMa-sorc,,. (Cb.,.. 5. sec ) ihese affidavits, or copies uiere0I 8ll0uI( ascompany your re Port ' sa'e9 to the Circut Court Immediately on the return of these statements and rePor ,sbytho oQiters, it will bo your duty to ad ruse lor sale an lands or real es tate on which the taxe for 18,8 "ave not been paid. lor form of advertisement, manner of public.. tion. etc.. reference is had to .ertion 5? tf tha t of O'l IftTS " " v1 -iv -o, (CuaPter 215.) rsl &lonaaJ o January, 1880, you will proceed to sell, in ac cordance with law, all such lands and real estate on which the taxes have not been paid, and as soon thereaf ter as practicable certify all of said sales to the Circuit Court of your county for confirmation, then at the next term after date of eale. At the January term, 1880, of the County Court vou fchall present" complete and accurate list of tho uncollected taxes due on the assess of personal property (and polls) for the year 1878, giving description, valuation, etc., of property in each instance, with tho reason assigned why the tax has not been collected. Each and every trustee must on or before the first Monday in May, 1880, make final settlement with Ibis office of his State tax account for the year 1878, or the same will be certified to the district attorneys general for motion and juJgmen,. A prompt and strict compliance with all the provisions of the law in this connection will avoid much trouble and annoyance to all con cerned. Very respectfully, Jas. L. Gaines, Comptroller. An Ico Cream Parody. Tell us not in mournful numbers that this life is but a dream, when a girl that weighs one hundred gets outside a quart of cream. Elmira Gazette. Life is real, life is earnest, and the girls know what they need, but on cream they are the durndest Ret to show their grit and greed. No encore. Nevj York News. Let us then be up and doing, with a heart for every fate; but never let us go a wooing girls that want a second plate. How is that? News boy. " Lives of such girls all remind us, as we float a down the stream, that the boys that come behind us will have to pay for lots of cream. N-e-xtI Yonker's Gazette. Be not like dumb driven cattle, be a hero in the strife; never with her battle, save the ice cream for your wife. , Proceed I Brooklyn. Eagle. - ; ' Art is long and time is fleeting; he who higles in a churl. Soothe with cream her heart's wild beating, pay the score and win the girl. Huntington Argus. Not enjoyment and not sorrow should thy bosom fill with pain; if your money's short, then borrow; let her have some cream again. K. M. I. News. Hush your grumbling, go and mar ry ; string your nerves for any fate ; when you've got her, safe and solid, put corn bread upon her plate. Shout on brethren ! -Heavy rain storms prevailed ia Louisville aud Cincinnati last Wed nsday, 6th. The fierce heat of tha pi.st. few .days is almoit sure to en gender cyclones and storms. The Revenue Couimissioncri of Davidson county show, ia their re port to the County Court, that W. ! i tt- t v r T.. I. niguw v,uuy Arusct' in his accounts fl74,ll.4J. Mr. Sam Donelson, ex-Criminal Court Clerk, is also shown to be short ia his accounts about fld.OOO. . This is certainly a bad showing of tha man agement of affairs in Davidson. A PROTRACTED FAST. A RIJSfARKAHT.i: CJSJl OF h'j: STARVATION. 8 TEAS OK HALLUCINATION OF A TO UNO WO MA N OF RE A D IX G, PHNXSYI VAN! A. Reading. Pi:nn, Augmt 5. The Strange fasting of MU Sarah Root, aged twenty-ei-ht, of this city. ! at- trading unuiual atteution not only among the medical fraternity. She is a tail young lady, with dark hair and dark eyes, and of excellent char actcr. A few yean n-o 5Ilu Roct was an acknowledged bells. She dressed in exceeding good tatte nd always made a fashiouable appear ance. Suddenly sho became very devout and t-iotis. Her attend aura at Rev. Dr. Schowacketi's St. James Lutheran Congregation was almost constant. She became deeply inter ested in Sunday -school affairs, an I uplolait lth of July was in gud lealth. She then di,eoniin!ii,l ng, and commence 1 a lung period of fasting. From July lilt to tho 1th she ato but a few timsi. Then l.e stopped eating altogether. On the Uth of July Dr. T. R. Schmucker was called in. Mba wool turned her back, and said she was not in need of his professional ttention. She persUtcntly refused to take any nourishment, and throughout all the hot spell she drank no water. Finally she wan threaten ed that food would be administered to her by force. HUo was growing pale, thin, and emaciated. Her former roy cheeks had faded, the sparkle had left her eyes, and she became moody, thoughtful and silent. She becarno frightened at ths doc tor's threats and taking aa ordinary cracker she held it undtrtl e hydrant and thoroughly washed it. On the 18th of July i-ho ate that cracker, but took no other nourishment. Dr. Smuc'iier undertook to con vince her U. at it was her religious duty to eat, aud not kill herself; that instead of it being her religious duty to fast, she was slowly commit ting the great crime of suicide. She, paid no attention to this. Bailu after basin of water wat used in bathing herhaudi. First she (ille l a batla of pure water and waihcd her hands ; then she would empty it, pet anotticr basin full and again wash her bands. She would continuu this washing far half au hour. She has been knewn to have rpent hours on her knees reading the Bible and pra)ing. She Lad a dream to "Atat forty days and forty clhts.the same as Christ did in the wilJerneiS," she said. All the e.Torte of her mother and sister failed to induce her to eat and drink. Finally, Dr. Schmucker says, he stopped calling on her, because Le could do nothing for her. Dr. Martin Luther was next called In. Miss Root was very weak, but still able to be about. Sho persistently refused to eat or drink, as 1 her peo ple thought !ie was dying. It was finally r solved to rcvorl lo force la the matter, and a pooa was inserted in her tnoulli between her teeth. Nothing could be done, became eho would not swallow. Wbes her nos trils were held shut, she breathed through the intertices ef her teeth, but would not swallow. Finally Dr. Luther inserted a silver lube through her nostrils and Injected gruel and milk into the gullet, and thence into the stomach. Only a email quantity was injected. Tie membranous lin ing of the sttmach was greatly in flamed, and too much fod adminis tered would hare killed her instant- The young woman is now being kept alive by forcing food through her nostril into her stomach. She is laboring under a religious hallu cination, and fears are entertained , that she cannot long live.' She U said to be quite intelligent, and Lt ha? no fears, saying that she gues ses it will end all right. To-day sho made no resistence to the tubs beisg inserted in her noie. but she post tively refuses to take any food or water. A 3Iodest Conductor. Fruw Virginia ClmtfcK A few nights ago conductor Ver rill of the Virginia aad Truckei ex press train was going through Lis car when he noticed a lady asleep in her seat. Her bead was resting on the window till and her feet ex. tended to tlo sMe. Her drcn was so badly disarrange J that Lcr ask!o aad a goodly pertbu of aa exquls Uely-fasbioned calf were plainly vis ible, and a numter of men a' few seats further dewa were contemplat ing the scene with evident s ill if a tioa, ' Mr. Verrill. wha always kespt things pretty etratght oa hit train, noticed this, and tapping the wornaa on the shoulder awoke her. "Madame, excuse me for distnrb leg you, but your drc Is to dim racked tl.it your auUe i cx oseJ," 'Oh, tl.&t ta&kc bo iliirfence, sir," replied the la ly, sm.ling sweet ly, "it's nothicg bat cork ! -Verrill wa So tie tagsge car ta less than four secorult, wiping tLaV, perspiration froa Lis brow.