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THE MOftftifeTO WN G AZETTE, OCTOBER 15, 18 79 .
TERMS OF THE GAZETTE. RATES OF SUBSCRIPTION. One year (52 issue) $2; six months, $1; three months, 60 cents. RATES OF ADVERTISING. One inch first insertion, $1; eaclt subsequent inser tion, 50 cents; displayed - advertisements trill be charged according to the space occu pied at above rates. TO REGULAR ADVERTISERS we of fer superior inducements, both as to rate of charges and man ner of displaying their favors. NOTICES IN LOCAL COLUMNS-10 cents per line for first insertion and 8 cents per line for each additional insertion. OBITUARY NOTICES, Tributes of Re spect and Cards of 'Thanks chaxged for as regular advertisements. ALL BILLS for advertising are due tchen contracted and payable on demand. COMMUNICATIONS must be accompan ied by the true name and address of the writer in order to receive attention. THE I0RRIST0WN GAZETTE WEDNESDAY, OCT. 15, 1870. An Associated Press dispatch da ted Rawlins, Wyoming, Oct. 9, says that Maj. Thornburgh's body has been recovered. Maj. M. A. Helm, cashier of the Franklin Association Bang, Athens, Tenn., died at bis residence in that place on the 7th. The Post says he was a good man, with strong and positive qualities, and of unqueation ed integrity. The Stale elections in Ohio and Iowa took place yesterday. We can afford to wait patiently until nest - m week to announce the result. Elec tions will be held in Maryland, Ma9 sachusetts, Minnesota, New York, Wisconsin, Mississippi, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, November 4th ' When lieecher caused the sep aration of Theodore Tilton fiom his vfe and children, his party in the church raised his salary to $100,000. Now that Conklir.g has caused the separation of Sprague from his wife and family, ought not his party to raise him to the Presidency ? Among the checks Bent out on the 1st, from the Treasury in payment o the quarterly interest on United States 4 per cent, loan, was one of $50,000 to the order of William H, Vanderbilt, being the quarterly in terest on $5,000,000 United States 4 Der cent, bonds registered in bis name. Speaking as one having knowl edge, the New York World says that, before many months have gone by, the true history of the proceedings in the last and present Congress will appear, wherein it will be seen that no representative Southern man neither Mr. Bayard nor Mr. Hill nor Mr. Lamar nor Mr. Hampton, nor any man of that stamp, either in the Senate or in the House, urged or advised starving the Executive or fastening repealing clauses on ap propriation bills. Chattanooga Times: There area set of persons and newspapers who invariably explain every word of adulation or defense of Tilden by pointing at Sammy's bar'l; and we think sauce for the goose should be sauce for the gander. Tiklen him. self says his virulent journalistic as sailants, North and South, are the ones who have applied to him for money and been refused, aad that is probably the exact truth. Judging the rest by those we know most about, we should sooner accept that than any other as accounting for their course. The report of the U. S. Commis sioner of Education for 1878, just published, shows the income for all the States and Territories to be $86,866,166; the expenditures $80,- 233,458. The school population for 38 States and 9 Territories is said to aggregate 14.337,748, The an cuai expense per capita for public school pupil9 ranges from $1 39 in North Carolina to $35 76 in the Cherokee tribe, Indian Territory lue numoer or normal schools re ported is 152, having 1,189 instruc tors, 37,082 pupils, and 2,763 gradu ates. The bequests made to educa tional institutions for the superior instruction of women received $163, 976. THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY. If the Democratic press of the country is a reflex of the public senti ment of the party, then Mr. Tilden cannot be the Democratic candidate for President unless Robinson is re elected Governor of New York next November. And if Ewing is defeat ed in Ohio, then we must look else where than in the Northwestern States for our Presidential candi date. With a "solid South" the Democracy lacks 47 votes of making a President, and as Mr. Tilden has his favorite in the field for the No vember race, and the Democracy have their favorite in Ohio, it is very certain we must look elsewhere than to New York and Ohio for aid in making up the 47 votes, if we are defeated In those two States. If the Democracy would send to our next National Convention the right sort of men men who will not take into consideration the spoils of office then, we are very sure, there would be a selection of some competent man of the Democratic party who would unite all the opposition of the Republican party, and this would give us an easy victory. The peo ple of the .South do not desire a can didate for President or Vice Presi dent who resides in any of the States that favored secession. They have accepted in good faith the several amendments to the Constitution. and they have a right to expect that the honest voters, of what is called the Union States, will unite with them in defeatinsr a oartv whose success cj f depends solely on keeping up a war fare on the South. Let us end this sectional strife, and we believe this will terminate, if, in our next Coo vention, the delegates will look sole ly to the interest of the country, net ting aside all personal cousidera-tions. BRIC-A-BRAC. nE DISCOURSES OF WHAT SAW AT JONES BORO. HE HE WAS THERE. To the Editor of the Morristown Gazette: I say. Weren't you at tbe Jonesboro centennial ? What? " the Jones boro centennial !" "Tell you something yon don't know ?" What's the matter with' you.' Keep cool ! Vd have kept cool if Td been at the Jonesboro centen nial !" Wasn't I there Didn't I have a righteous old sweat, and with that and the dust, look like election ground gin ger bread ? Let us reason awhile toge ther, xou didn't see liali the tnings, you were so busy talking to that Repub lican fellow. Don't tackle Republicans. They're all talk. Did you ever see so many statesmen-turned farmers got to gether before ? And didn't they come down to the ordinary range of intellect? Oh, lord, yes ! IN THE CORN FIELD A DCCK. Wasn't that a pretty place where the railroad dumped us ? That corn field, strewn with pumpkins, and garnished with a negro cabin, "under conviction." By the way, (hold your head closer,) when tee got to the stile (I don't mean the style we tried to put on,) did you ob serve that gal in the black satin pull back and chip hat " lope" over it ? Did you notice the rose-pink on her downy cheek, like Paris green over cabbage ? And wouldn't you have liked to help her over that stile, and, as she flopped, kissed the rose-pink away I mean the "sweety" who showed afoot as she went over. Wasn't that afoot for a man to put a stocking on and come the garter movement She was a duck there, if no where else. Farewell, Malvine ! And wasn't that a sprightly walkthrough the dust ? THE TOURNAMENT. The "Kansas Relief Commission organized for the purpose of taking care of the fugitive negroes who have flocked to that State ever since the beginning of the so-called "Exo dus," is evidently getting tired of its 'work. Kansas is getting many more of this kind of population to the acre than she can afford. A great many have already perished from destitution and many more will die as winter advances. A large number have succeeded by dint of great exertions in getting back to their old homes in the South, but the stream still continues to flow Kansas-ward. Now, the "exodus conf mittee" and the Republican Gover nor of Kansas unite in saying that their fund is exhausted, that they can take care of no more, and that means must be at once devised to save the State from this overwhelm ing tide of negroes, who huddle in the towns, and from the beginning are a tax upon the people. It will be next in order for the Boston or ganization which started and encour aged the "exodus" for the purpose of cutting down the Southern repre sentation in Congress to come to the front and tell us what they pro po9e to do in the present emergency They are in honor bound to aid their Will they do it? proteges. SCHOOL MONEY. By section 12 of the acts of 1873, chap ter 25, all moneys in the Treasury of the State for the annual support of the pub lic schools, on the 1st Mondays in Octo ber and April of each year, shall be ap portioned by the Comptroller among the several counties of the State, according to the scholastic population as reported to him by the State Superintendent. In accordance with this provision of the aw, the apportionment has been made by Comptroller Gaines, to all the coun ties in the State. The warrants for this fund will not be issued until January 1, at which time the interest matures, and at which time the warrants will be cash ed. The scholastic population of the entire State, as reported, is 449,917, and the total amount apportioned $71,924 li. lie following are the apportionments to counties wherein the Gazette is lib erally patronized : Scholastic population. Claiborne 3,873 Cocke. .4,385 Grainger 8,631 Greene 7.U80 Hamblen. Hancock. . . . Hawkins Jefferson . . . Knox Sullivan. . . . Washington. 3,148 . . 2,602 ..6,157 . . .5,013 . 10.3G5 , 4,938 . 4.741 Apportion meat. 620 55 702 58 581 77 1,134 38 504 38 426 52 986 50 803 20 1,661 791 19 760..10 For at least a quarter of a century the advocates of "Woman's Rights" have urged her especial claim to tbe suffrage, and for at least half that period Congress has been persistent- ly petitioned to grant her that pri ilege. Yet when Massachusetts grants the right to woman to vote for School Committees, requiring only as a preliminary requisite that those desiring to do so shall register in advance, only 1000 women have availed themselves of the privilege. The only answer to the question which presents itself to us is, that One of the cases before the Supreme Court of the United States is that of revenue officer from Tennessee, who indicted for murder in the courts of this State, tbe case has been removed into tbe United States Court for trial, on the Grounds that it was committed in the necessary execution of hi duty as revenue officer, and the question of the constitutionality of the law authorizing such removal is to be discussed, as well as the manner in which the trial is to proceed after transfer into the United State Court. The Assistant Attorney-General for the Postofhce Department, upon a case recently submitted to him, has given as his opinion that under the 226th section of the regulations (which is section 8894 of the Revised statutes, as amended by the act of July 12, 1876.) letters address ed to lottery companies, or to individ uals, when addressed to them as agents for such companies, are unmailable per se, and that postmasters should refuse to register letters when so addressed. This i i j .-j t,.i. j . the sex is not so anxious for the bal- ""7,. "i ! "uvT' lot as has been represented. In the I portance that it will be published in full 1 m 1 .tf .1.. 1U Lilt; XI U YCUi ISC M. UUWC, ii. 11" ausence oi any oiuer solution oi me cular ha3 been issued in accordance question, this most be accepted as with its conclusion, instructing all post- the true one. We are by no means disposed to make light of the matter. If there is any one question in which the mothers of the people would presumably be interested in, and in regard to which their voice could properly and profitably be heard, it is In the matter of education. Bos ton with a (male) voting population of 55,000, has only a thouaaud wo xaea who have signified their inten tion to exercise a voice in the matter. masters to refuse to mail or register cir culars to schemes against which the Postmaster-General has issued onders under the provisions of sections 873 and 1045 of the postal laws and regulations of 1879. A list of these schemes to de fraud the public (nearly one hundred in number) may be found in the September and October Guide. The trade between the blue grass reg ion of Kentucky and England in fine horses is decidedly on the increase. A Mr. Withers, of London, has just had shipped to New York for transportation to England several carloads ot very fine trotters, saddle and carriage horses. He paid from 4150 to 1.500 each for the e lock. When you got inside did you watch the tournament ? There was one fellow there, eot ud rccardles of the hot wave, In a sort of compromise between Knight Templar and Militia Colonel. But he rode splendidly and captured the rings with his brave lance, l et there was one chart, in common attire, who did the same thing with the butt end of his rid ing whip. THE DISTINGUISHED GUESTS. Were vou rjresent when General Key entered the grounds ? Key and com- nunion in duster and churn hat. were i - T rocked ud in an onen conveyance, in front marched the Morristown Silyer In strument Association, playing "Hail Columbia," while behind struggled the Colored Brass Club, perpetrating the "Year of Jubilee." Good thing ! By the way, they do say the Morristown band, when the balloon ascended, wail ed out, "Nearer, my God, to Thee." As many of the band are young men, I was glad to hear this. There must be good seed sown when men want to go to heav en, even in a balloon. The exhibition of stock, implements, vegetables and things novelistic, was first class. The Knoxville folks claim superiority in " bulls and chickens." Don't know how that is. AMONG THE KELICS. The "Relics" always hereafter with a capital R were to me a source of boundless interest. I didn't see the quilt that was said to be 100 years old. How ever, that don't matter, for I've got one at home that looks as if it was damned near that critical epoch. I beg pardon, I mean it has the semblance of antiqui ty, although it is not in a good fix. And there was the Mechlenburgh Declara tion, numerous specimens of the ohirog raDhv of Andrew Jackson; a foot adze (dangerous weapon) from Switzerland; Henry Clay s crauie; aciiaper, once used by Daniel Webster; a gum rattle, identi fied with the early days of Judge Marks, and many other things closely connect ed with the history of Jonesboro ! ON THE COURT HOUSE STEPS. That Jonesboro is 100 years old no one can doubt who will take a seat on the steps of her Court House and loon around him. The dilapidation and dirt would indicate 500 annuals. And imme diately aside its steps is seated an old negress, who appears 52UU years oia, wirn her bent back and cane a perfect type of the Guinea race sporting a hat shap ed like an inverted wash pan, and with a mannerism voluble, antic and shrewd. Aside me was a tall spare man, dressed in home clothes, ana wearing a straw hat shaped like the ordinary silk hat, while from his arm dangled a pair of veteran saddle wallets. His friends call ed him Doctor, and he told me he was a hard shelled Baptist. Nodoubt, although mixing theology and materia medica, lie was a good man, and he will excuse me should 1 class him among the centennial Relics. AT THE WASHINGTON HOUSE. But Mhat stiuck me. however, as most peculiar about the town of Junes boro was its hill and hollow surface, and the taste for battlcmented walls in its architecture. While sitting on the porch of our good friend, Capt. Sevier one of the lew places of refuge available that afternoon as my eye ranged across the track, 'and over the wall and circular loop holes of the old depot, I couldn't help thinking of Childe Harold : " I stood in Veaicti, on the Ijriijge of Signs; A palace and a prison on each Uai)4." Now, never you mind about tbe palace part, for when I was hot and tired the Captain gave me a place to lie down in. And a man doesn't need a whole palace when he wants to make a ht. Andrews cross or a spread eagle of himself PREPARATIONS TO RETURN, But, in your born days, did you ever see such a mess as there was at the de pot before the train started ? Conductor Mac Dooley deserves to be canonized for Job was a magpie alongside of him. They'd bile' in the cars and bile' out. They'd rush, jam, scramble and shout. lwas 'this train going' and twas ' that train going'. Had I been in Mac s place I should have stood oa my head, swore, committed suicide, hugged some old bean pod of an old maid, taken a drink of Robertson county whisky, or done some crazy thing. But Mac was as cool as a cucumber and as pleasant as a bask et of chips. So, I say, Mac, all hail ! AS TC WHAT SHOULD BE REMEDIED. Having knocked off the main heads of my discourse, I must come to my pero ration, which is simply this Was this Fair a success, taken bye and large i-i-and has Jonesboro aught to show for her 100 years other than dirt and glory I will not deny that Jonesboro did every thing for her peculiar guests, but as a pilgrim and a stranger I wish to speak. I admit, for a start, that, as an exhibit of attractions, said centennial will not admit of discount; but the public paid to see those attractions and that made the thing even. The railroad did all that a railroad could it carried pas sengers at reduced rates, and landed the passengers as near the fair ground a was practicable without running through the corn field. And there were conveyances to and from the fair at reasonable rates But I claim that, of the department of public comfort, so conspicuous at the Philadelphia centennial, there was, at the Jonesboro fair, not one trace, then the race and tournament track crossed tbe main entrance to the ground, and was a constant source of nervous inter ruption to the unwary visitor, arid a magazine of dust, free to all. There was enough dust' kicked up, gracious knows, without making a specialty of the business. The point! want to make is this : everything was done to get the the visitor s money, but no provision whatever made for his comfort that ho had not to purchase. 'Twas this thing that knocked the Knoxville fairs into a cocked hat, and considerations of policy should devise a remedy. THE PERORATION AND SUBSTANCE. But the pith, the marrow of specula tive inquiry the " John part" is : what the thunder was tins centennial in teuded to represent f Undeniable anti quity, a green old ae f Russellville is said to be nearly as old as Jonesboro, and the two towns would make good shirt studs for old Time to wear when he dines with Eternity. Does Jonesboro merely enjoy showing her family bible or does she pride herself on a quiet, well spent life ? What has' she to show for progress, a large city grown out of a rude hamlet, a great centre of humani tarian influence, or an olla podrida of fat babies, big potatoes, tournaments, speechifying, cradles, documents and foot adzes ? 1 must confess strabismus and an inability to see anything centen nial, what with the sweat and dust, but that 'god forsaken Court House and Its guardian spirit, the antique Guinea ne gress. If 1 hadn t have been a modest man I d have hired a buggy and given that old darkey a trip to the Relic Room, as the queen of the Relics. Bric-a-Brac. Our Beulah Budget. Beuxah P. O., Greene Co., Tenn.,' ) Oct. 11, 1879. f To the Editor of tbe Morrlstown Gazette : THE DROUTH has become exceedingly distressing. Showers have come all around us, only the very outer edge touching us slight ly. The farmers have been winter-feeding their stock for two weeks. This is a sad state of affairs. THE BAPTIST ASSOCIATION is in full operation, over to Concord, six miles from this store. The congre gation listened to a most able discourse by Dr. Mayes, of Jonesborough, yester day afternoon, from the words, "Why stand ye here idle all the day long?" and were highly delighted all through the delivery of the discourse. When the meeting was dismissed they were compelled to remain in the house while God showered down upon it (the house) the most bountiful rain fall of the sea son. A POORER BUT WISER MAN. We had an interesting evieute, or some such thing, on Thursday last. Newton Snowden filled himself with rifle-whis ky and then armed himself with a five barrelled pistol, contrary to law, and went to the premises of Isaac Lockard, who was expressing sorghum juice, and undertook to run over bpencer lirk, a peaceable colored man, who was at work with Mr. Lockard. He insulted the parties first, then drew his pistol and cocked it to vindicate his honor, threat ened and fumed, and actually fired oil the pistol among the crowd, for there were others there. He was arrested, tanen ueiore bquire Allen li-iker, yes terday, and fined $11 40 for his miscon duct, with the liability of "being called before and punished by a higher court for carrying mortal weapons unlawfully lie is to-day a wiser and a poorer man than he was Thursday. J. S. W. 1 AZE WELL NOTES. Tazewell, Tenn., Oct. 6, 1879. To the Editor of the Morristown Gazette : dry! dry! It is very dry; everything is needing rain; springs have nearly all gone dry; water courses are lower than has been Known lor several years, l armers are further. behind with their fall work than usual. There has been but very little wheat sown, for fear that it. would not rain to bring it up. FIRE. In the 3d district, on the night of the 1st inst., the house of James Sharp was totally destroyed, and everything with in. Supposed to have caught accident ally from the kitchen department. A MATCH GAME was played on the 4th inst by the " Tazewell Scrubs" and " Springdale Haughties, ' which resulted in favor of the "Scrubs" scoring 64 to the "Haugh ties J4. Uood for the "Scrubs." May they always be successful in all of their undertakings. Felix. LETTER FROM GOLAR. Golar, Oct. 6th, 1879. To the Editor of the Morristown Gazette : As it has been some time since you have had a letter from Golar, I have con cluded to drop you a line. Golar is the 4th civil district of namblen county; is bounded by the Holston river on the northwest and the first district on the south, &c. Golar contains some of the most productive lands in the country. Wheat, oats and corn is raised in great abundance; some are raising tobacco. Golar raises a considerable amount of stock horses, mules, cattle, hogs, &c. The voting population is from 165 to 175 votes. We have four neat churches in the Golar district, with a membership of some 300. We have one ordained minister and several exhorters, who bid fair to be useful ministers in the future. We have one lawyer, and several more speaking of turning their attention to the practice of law. We have three good schools in operation numbering from 60 to 75 scholars each. According to history the first settlement was made in 1785 or '86. From what we can learn this was then in the State of Ifqrth Carolina Hawkins county. Wp have several old papers in our possession about the above date; several deeds with the great seal of the State of North Carolina, and we noticed on the bank of the Holston letters cut on a beech tree, "T. M.," and dated "1795." The letters are said to have been cut by Thomas Mayes; as there was a man that lived in the neighborhood about that time by that name, it is reasonable to suppose that he was the man. He has many relations in the community at this time. Most all the old veterans have passed away, but we have a few old men still lingering with us, bordering on four score years; such as Moses Smith, Doctor C. S. Harris, Robt. Loyd and others. We must all soon pass away. Golar. NEWS AND OTHER ITEMS. daughter is Gen. Sherman's favorite about to be married. Gen. Grant is said to be just $2.50 out of pocket by his circumterrestial frolic. An American built the first paper-mill in Japan, in 1874. Japan has fine macadamized roads, on which the bicycle is coming into high favor. I The Sheriff of Blair county, Pa., levi ed upon a graveyard, and has advertised it for sale. Prof. Colgrove and C. II. Williams were thrown out of a balloon at San Francisco, Sunday, and killed. There is now a very general disin clination on the part of iron men to con tract for future delivery. Gen. Atkins, member of Congress for the 8th district, who has recently been quite ill, is convalescing. Henry M. Stanley has resumed Afri can explorations. This time he explores the Congo. Last week, on its monthly pay, the Cambria (Penn.) Iron Company paid out to its employes over $50,000 in gold. Twelve thousand dollars is the largest sum ever found in a letter at the Dead Letter Office. The report of the Librarian shows that 508 applications for books were made during August at the Knoxville public library. Gen. Grant has twice refused, week before last, to see the great reformer, Kearney, although the latter in person sought interviews. A dispatch from Naples says that a celebration is now being held at Pom peii, to commemorate the destruction of the place 1800 year ago. Dr. Franklin's advice to a young man was: "If you admire a young lady and wish to know her as she really is, call upon her in the morning." There is only one woollen mill in the State of Texas, and it netted to its own ers $81,000 last year. It is situated ia New Braunfels. Miss Ayer, whose father made a for tune in patent medicines, is to wed Count dc Bourbon, of France, who is a relative of Dom Pedro, of Brazil There are three tobacco manufactor ies in East Tennessee, sixteen in Mid dle Tennessee, Including a snuff manu factory at Pulaski, and six in West Ten nessee. John L Mason, an old and wealthy citizen of Cannon county, has ordered his coffin and tombstone made, and is superintending the construction of both in person. The most active statesman in New Zealand is Sir Julius Vogel, a Jew, now Agent-General in London, who is about to offer himself as a candidate for the House of Commons. Seventy-two thousand dollars is be lieved to have been the highest price ever given for a horse in England. It was given by its richest peer, the Duke of Westminster. New York society is excited over the report that an ex-Governor of New Eng land is engaged to the richest widow in America, whose residence is in New York. It is announced that at the Grant ban quet in San Francisco Mrs. Flood, the prospective mother-in-law of U. S. Grant, Jr., will wear the richest dress ever worn by a woman. . Gen. J. A. Cooper, of Knoxville, is prospecting In Kansas with a view of purchasing a large tract of land and emigrating to the West, and engage ex tensively in farming. Congressman Burwel B. Lewis, of Alabama, will resign as a member of the Forty sixth Congress, to accept the Presidency of the University of the State of Alabama. The eldest of the daughters of John G. Saxe, the poet, was buried in Green wood cemetery Sunday afternoon, th, by the side of her youngest sister, who died four years ago, Minister James Russell Lowell is said to be tired of the monotonous life of Madrid, and as, besides, his wife is in bad health, it is very likely that he will resign his mission. M. Daniloff, the eminent Russian en gineer, has begun the works by whicli it is intended to unite the Black and Caspian Seas by connecting various riv ers. Large parties of workmen have commenced work. The evidence of John H. Dix, of Nashville, was excluded by Judge Quarles the other day in a trial before the Criminal Court, on the grounds that Dix was a disbeliever jn a God, heaven orheJK ' A true bill has been found against the murderers pf the Mormon Elder Stand ing by the Grand Jury of Chattooga county, Georgia, for murder, riot and false imprisonment. The ctses will be tried this week. A notable even In Boston society will he the approaching wedding of Edward Balfour, of Scotland, nephew of the Local Notes and Other Neics. Coal .has tumbled from sixteen to cents per bushel in Knoxville. ten Forest nuts are abundant this year. Chestnuts, walnuts and hickory nuts will be a large yield. The farmers of Washington county, Tenn., have an "Exchange," or month meeting, at which sales of surplus pro ducts are made. Messrs. W. B. McDonough & Co., have been awarded the contract ot build ing the Knoxville Water Works for $64,000. The Holston annual conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, meets in Knoxville, to-day, Wednesday. Bishop Wiley, presiding. Many of the cisterns of the town have dried up from the long drouth of two months and more, and copious showers of rain are needed to fill them. We had a slight rain fall here last Friday, but it did not benefit the parch ed vegetation, and scarcely settled the dust on the ground. Newport Reporter: Mr. Swan L. Bur nett, of Big Creek, lost eleven of his fin est market hogs last week. They suffo cated for water during those extremely hot days. Mr. Geo. D. Anderson, an aged and respected citizen of this place, died sud denly last Wednesday of paralysis. He was interred Thursday in Liberty Hill graveyard. The brick kiln of Wilmeth & Baird was a bright object, especially at night, last week. It was kept well fired and illuminated beautifully the portion of town in which it is located. The "Knoxville Scrubs" challenge any club in the State to a match name of base ball, to be played at the Knox ville Fair, which holds during the 28th, 29th and 30th of this month. We understand that Maj. Geo. W. Folsoru intends slaughtering a thousand hogs or more, at the Morrlstown pork packery, just as soon as he can purchase them and the season permits. Dr. John Templeton, of Hawkins county, Tenn., was shot and killed in Lee county, Ya., last week, by his brother-in-law, James Wright. The murderer escaped. The Sweetwater Democrat says that at the recent lair premiums were award ed for a yield of 7,332 pounds of hay from one acre of ground. One acre of bottom land produced 199 bushels of corn and an acre of upland 172J bushels. Mr. Will Parker, our enterprising merchant in the "Y," has had a neat and comfortable dwelling erected in the vicinity of the Doussot property in the West end of town, to which he has re moved his family. Thousands upon thousands of bushels of coal have passed up the road within the last three months, and the demand has not lessened any, apparently, as about a dozen car loads pass daily, on an average, to points along the line and to the eastern markets. Mrs. S. A. Helm, widow of the lat II. C. Helm, dee'd, of Leadvale, Jeffe son county, was recently paid th amount of her husband's certificate b the Knights of Honor at that place $2,000. Mr. II. had only been require to pay $10 into the Lodge at the time o his death. THE TOURNAMENT The second tournament of Hamblen county, under the management of Mr. Frank Mitchell, came oil last Friday, in this place, and drew a very respectable crowd of spectators. Owing to limited space we can but refer to it briefly. A marked improvement was noticed in ev ery particular over the first one. The knights were more becomingly attired, better drilled and more successful with the lance attributable, no doubt, to the efforts of Capt. J. R. Armstrong, of Hawkins county, who was socured as field manager. Capt. J. C. Hodge was the orator of the occasion, and address ed the knights in a neat, impressive and appropriate speech. Everything went off pleasantly, nnd we belieye the out siders enjoyed the affair equally as much as the participants. The prizes were awarded to the successful contestants a follows: 1st Thos. Bewlev; 21 A. T. Neilson; 3d-J. L. McGhee'; 4th E. L. MeGhee The coronation ceremony took place at the Cain llou-e t night, after which the whole terminated in a dance. Kpeein.1 TotlcM. Hocus Ccrtlileatev It is no vile drilled ntuff. pretrn li: t bo made of wonderful t -tt -.an r.i, barks. iVr., and pufT'd up f.y i..g -i certifteatt s of pni. n.bd ti.ir '. ' cures, but aimp)c purr, iffclive i. ) -Icine, inadn of well known alii1,i remedies, that furnMirs its own . r-titlcaU-n by its cures. We rrfer t II . Bitters, the purest and bt d medicine. Excising. N c another column. Set hack III jrar. "I was troubled f..r many limnv v-ir Kidney Comr.laint. Iiravf A.' A large bowlder of native quartz rock has been moved from the region near the Wilderness and placed to mark the npot where Stonewall Jackson received his leatb wound. A simple inscription will be eugraved on the stone. This memo rial of the illustrious dead is due to the efforts of R,-v. 15. T. L icy, of Missouri, who was Jackson's chaplain. Brother Wuugh winds up his work with a two days meeting at Liberty Hill on next Saturday and Sunday. Let all the town and county turn out to the meeting. A desperate encounter occurred about four miles from Springfield, Mo., recent ly, between the Rev. Georgt- Long, a Baptist preacher, ntiil Frank Gaddy, in which the latter was stabbed with a large pocket-knife in the hands of the minister, and died several hours later. Both men were driving heavily laden wagons in opposite directions and neith er would give way to let the oilier pass. Both got into a desperate rage, leaped from their wagons ami joined in a fierce fight. Long was arrested. j The conviction now is that Prof. Vi-e and George Burr, who started from St. Louis in a balloon on Sunday, the 5th, perished cither in Lake Mlchignn oi In the vast forests of Michigan. Telegrams have been sent in every direction, re questing information, but at no point have the inissing aeronauts been seen. Prof. Wise and his companion took no food in the balloon, nnd if they landed in the northeastern wilderness without personal disaster starvation is probable. The Russian Court invited Dr. Ayer nnd bis family to the Archduke's wed ding in the Royal Palace. This distinc tion was awarded him not only because he was an Amei icuu, but also because his name as a physician had become fa vorably known iu Ku-i-i i on its pa'-sige round the world l'.trUo (fU ) I't.U. if The severe drought continues and has caused the rivers on each side of us be lower than ever before within the re collection of the oldest inhabitant rain doesn't pome soon the fishes in ou streams will be hunting spring branchc as earnestly as rormer uepenacnis on their cisterns now seek for the deepes wells. Mr. Jas. H. Maxwell, one of Ham blen's most live and popular cattle deal ers, shipped from this point to the South last week over three hundred head of as fine looking sheep as we have ever seen shipped from our depot. If Jim keeps the tide up as it was' last week, we pre diet tor lum both fame and lortune at no distant day. lora j ones aim uui uearson, negroes. were lynched aud hung, on the night of the 6th, near Boyce, Tenn., for the iinir- ner or iick w nous, mentioned in our last. They were taken to the iron rail road bridge over White Creek, and swung trom the bridge. The bn tos urc said to have been from Hick ry, N. C and worked on the Cincinnati Southern. the 100 years of existence ? Unequalled they live. SUNDAY SCHOOL CONVENTION AT ST. PAUL. To the Editor of the Morristown Gazette : The Convention met on the 4th inst. pursuant to announcement, W.D.Smith, V. P., of Hamblen county, in the chair. The meeting was opened by singing. and prayer by Mr. Felknor, Superin tendent of St. Paul Sunday School. An address of welcome was then delivered by A. F. Moser, who made us feel at home by his short, but pointed speech. The wrjter responded n a fey qhqrf; re marks: then music ny the choir, after which, the question, "Condition and Wants of the Sunday School," was pre sented. The discussion was opened by Capt. J. C. Hodges, of Morristown. Your readers are so well acquainted with the Captain that no comment is necessary. Suffice to say his speech was to the point. Supt. D. O. M. Lvla then followed and advanced some good ideas. The next question was then an nounced by the President: "How to Cultivate and Maintain a Greater Inter est in the Sunday School Work." Open ed by Mr. Caldwell, of Jefferson county, who said good music was the best way to cultivate an interest, &c. Capt. Hodges said music was of prime importance, but if we could see tbe Sunday School as it is, we might find a hig her and holier way, by the church members all attending tbe School and performing their duty as Christians, &c. Space forbids a full report, so I must be brief. The questions were wen discuss ed throughout. Qn motion of Capt. Hodges, the President appointed a com- mittee consisting of the following gen tleroent: H. Loop, Morristown; W. C. HulJ, Doverj 8. E. Itatcliffe, Watkins' Chapel; J. C. Brown and D. C. M. Lyle, Morristown, to nominate times and places of holding other Conven tions and report immediately. The committee agreed that the next Conven tion should be held at Watkins' Chapel, near Witt's Foundry, on Saturday, November 1st, 1879, which was adopt ed. There was a good congregation, notwithstanding the heat and dust. There were ten Schools represented eight from Hamblen and two from Jef ferson. All present seemed to be well pleised, and enjoyed the occasion huge ly, especially did your humble writer at the noon recess, when the good people of 8t. Paul and vicinity began to bring out their baskets, buckets, and even stove boilers full of the good things of life and emptied them on table cloths, &c, prepared for the occasion. Well, we would nave eaten more nau our me been insured, but as it was we did not feel safe in taking the risk. All had enough and to spare. Several baskets full were carried back home. God bless the good peoplb of St. Paul. Long may C. A. W. Earl of Cowdor, and Miss Alice Hooper, granddaughter of the late Hon. Samuel Hooper. The earnings of the A., M, and O. railroad during the preceeding year have been $l',G72;,lhl 83. AH the e'xpensoa for operating, including taxes and law fees, have been $882,973 11. Leaving a rev enue of $780,973 72. At the meeting of the Old Baptists' Association, held near Farmington, Ky., Sunday, fifteen persons were poisoned. The bread they eat was accidentally made up with poison instead of soda. The church, was turned jnto a lospjtal. Notwithstanding the large payments of standard silver dollars, there are now in the Treasury 31,560,000 of them. The stock on hand slowly accumulates. Of standard dollars and fractional s,i:ver there is now in the Treasury vaults nearly $48,500,000. Lady (to a servant who has given no tipe three days after her arrivalj : "But, f you didn't mean to stay, why did you taUe the place?" "Servant: "Well, 'm, when J saw you at the registry office you looked so tired and fagged I took your situation out of charity like." Two girls who recently ranaway from Long Jsland are thus graphically descri bed hy their father ; " Laura, aged 18, dressed in a straw hat ; Florence J., age 10, blue suit." We tremble in view of the possibility of the fair Laura's hat blowing off. United States Senator Isham G. Harris, of Tennessee is largely interested in sheep raising in Texas, whence he has just returned well pleased with his suc cess, notwithstanding heavy Josses caus ed by deaths from the extreme cold last winter. Theodore Tilton'sson Carroll has been baptized into the sect of the Plymouth Brethren, of which his mother was a member at the time she made her con fession, Young Tilton, who resembles his father much, is in college, and will probably become a preacher in the sect. He lives with his mother in Macon street, iirooklyn. The exodus in Texas is assuming a queer phase. Near Galveston the ne groes, having become dissatisfied with their condition, had determined to emi grate. The white people approved the decision of the colored brethren aad formed a committee on emigration to raise money to send the negroes North, and soon steps will be taken to bring in white men to replace the black. On Sunday the 5th, Prof. Colgrove, aeronaut, and C. II. Williams, manager of Woodward s Gardens, attempted to make a balioon ascension from the gar dens, in San Francisco. The wind caus ed the balloon to drag against the tele graph wires and roofs of houses, and both the Sabbath-breaking adventurers were dashed from the car and killed. Bismarck is reported as saying that the popular estimate of him, giving him credit for great shrewdness, is wrong. "The first thing I always do," he said, "ia any critical movement, is to ascer tain the will of Providence, and then I halt behind it as well as lean; otherwise I would have made the greatest mistakes and done incalculable mischief." The handsomo residence of Capt Win. Allen, Circuit Court Clerk, ol uampueu county, at jacKilr , w as burned Saturday morning, 4th Instant On the 7th instant the Knoxville Fire Insuraucc Company paid hi in $300 in cash, the full amount of the policy he had been induced to take in February last. We repeat our recommendation to all holders of real estate or personal E property to cecura themselves agnlnst iro accidents by immediate insurance, and they can find no more solvent or honorable company than the Knoxville Fire. It pays its honest losses as prompt ly and as cheerfully as it collects its pre miums. See advertisement on first page. "Gath," in the Cincinnati Eixjuinr : In moving around Nashville J found liie greatest difference of opinion to exist on the subject of the public debt, but in general the respectable people wanted the debt carried and and the interest met. Ia the house of Mrs. Polk, widow of the ex-President, the feeling was em phatically expressed that Tennessee ougni 10 oe too jealous oi its good name not to pay its obligations in a manly spirit. I am told that by a special act of the Legislature interest is met on bonds held by charitable institutions and by the widows of ex-Presidents. In this manner Mrs. Polk receives interest on about $20,000 which sho has in the bonds of the State. A good story is told of a countryman who recently made a purchase of hoop iron from one of our hardware merch ants. After he had bought the iron and left the store, he became dissatisfied and thought the merchant had cheated him. He entered a saddler's shop and asked for a two-foot measuring rule, remark ing, as he laid the bundle of Iron down, that he believed the hardware man had Cheated him in the measure &nd he in tended to remeasure it himself. He did so, and to the amusement or every one in the shop, he found that the merchant had given him the correct number of feet besides five or six extra ones which had not been placed on the programme for pay. As he passed out of the door a bright smile was visible on his coun lenanco, and he said he guessed the hardware fellow had throwed in the ex tia feet for good measure. PERSONAL. Maj. Geo. A. McNutt is ub.-cnt in Hawkins count-. Messrs. Dan Briscoe and I). I'rnm re turned from the eastern cities last week. Hon. J. G.Kosehas nturmd from a fortnight's visit to his father In Missouri. Dr. G. W. Lawrence, wife and fami ly of Warm Springs, are registered at the Cain House. Hev. Dr. V. A. Montgomery and w ife. t r . .. i i .... . . . ' oi ieauvaie, f-peni OUIHUy l:stia OUT town. with ! blood became thin: I wns ituU rnl in . i. .-, com,! i.annv rmi ato:it; old worn out man nil e ver; ..ni l nothing to h( 'p me, until I t'.-t H p Bitters, ami now I mu h.y -iin. Mr blood and ki Ineji nre all right, and I am as active as m limn of HO. Whoe,i?h I an g t am 72, and I have well for olhern of i a trial. (Father.) no (I, ny o. uht it w ill e. It U W it!i Do wo Believo In Witchcaft? 'I tale the position that we do not, in iti broad cnsc," aiJ i gentleman of years and experience ; "and yet ve find many of the preient Jay carrying a Buckcve in their px Let th-oaj h a linj of superstition, when they rr.iht l re lieved by a few apr!icat;ons of Tb lcr's Buckeye Pile Ointment." This Ointment is raaJc from the KjiLeyc, and is recommcnJeJ. for nothing c!sc but Piles. Try it. It will cure you. Price, co cents per bottle. l or SAs by all Drurists. Tito Lantiir llou-e. The undcrsiut d bavins; re h I lli above popular Hot I, b k leave t In- form his fiit-nds and patron, an I i -pccially the traveling public, that ft Is now prepared t'l accoiniuod te hisu Ms ill the best mil l!,i-t fipptoVel stjlc. Tin- llm-i' will In: fully niiov.i"' I at I t he table w lii a! w ay s be ui '" I wi'h .ill I he i i ii :n i. o he w 1. It W 111 In- tils etidi- n or to mar House m i nnd to no .South. Polite w.titi rs ii tendance w ill be " uti Passenici r w ill be from the depots f e Sept. 5, IS .-". I ii f iu I ti j'.c '.! e I. a il 'l in the d '. in- In " I It 1 the t mio. I' il Ii -)U Vi d i harc. John r'iivi,ir, Pr prlelor. 1 TO The Southern Methodist Church was the only place in our town at which re liffious public services were held last Sundav. At the close of an able and very impressive sermon, the pastor.llev, D. W. Carter, before dismissing the con cregfttion. announced that he would Dreach his last sermon for this confer ence year next Sunday night, and would leave for the Annual Contercnce at Ab ingdon on Tuesday. He stated that the officers of the church had formally in structed him to invite the next session of the Conference to meet at this place, but he would feel authorized to more earnestly use his best efforts to have the invitation accepted if the actionof the Church met the approval of the mem bers and citizens present. After a fa vorable expression from several brothers, the proposition instructing him to invite the Conference to meet hereinlSyt) was, unanimously adopted. Now, if adjunct Bishop Paulett will give us his aid, as we are sure he will, all hands may as well regard the next place of meeting of the Conference as fixed, and begin negotiations for chickens, eggs, butter, etc., at one Mr. M. S. Shannon, of the firm of Shannon it Co., left last Tuesday morn ing for South Carolina with a drove ot 21 head of good horse. Capt. J. 1J. Armstrorg, of Hawkins county, spent several days in our citv last week , taking in the tournament and olllciatin at thecoronation ceremonies. Thanks to him for his substantial recol lection of the Gazktte. Miss Georgia Jackson and Miss Mary Dcady, two of Knoxville's fair and in teresting daughters, were In attendance 'it the Cain House Hall last Friday even ing, and added much to the attractive iiess and grace of the fairy scene. Mr. John 15. Spinks, of IJoehrstor. V Y., has been in our city several davs as agent for Mobler, Jiahinann it Co.'s fire and tjurular proof nafes. Mr. S. repre sents a number one manufactory, and is a courteous, intelligent gentleman who w ill make friends w herever he goes. vVe learn from the Abingdon papers that Prof Win. II. Mitchell, formerly a teacher in this place, and a gentleman ... ! 1 . 0 . l , ;ioiiihuc. many warm menus iiuring ins sciourn with us, is lying dangerous ! Ill . -.l .1 11. ... iy in, wiiii iv-puoM lever, ai ins home in Cleburne, Texas. His mother has cone to him. Our good friend. J. L. Cain, of lieu- lah. Greene county, w ho has been Mwnd ing the summer w ith his family at that lacc, returned p.st week to Kiverton, Wiss. , where for a year or more he has m en engaged in Plant inn and meichand 1iiig. Ihu best w ishes of a hoi-t of friends accompany him. Gen. u in. C. Kyle, of Whitesburg, as oue i f the distinguished visitors to the tournament and ball last I riday. He iad the honor of winning in a closely contested veteran game of euchre and f being declared the most elegant np teuiing nd polished gentleman at the lance. Unquestionably, in cither place, ic is a nohle specimen of the Uld Ouard. HUGS We bad thd oleasuro of a visit last HKKSWAX aturdjiy from Mr. Nat. S. Woodward, for many years H'" popular and efficient ent ol tin; hojlhc ru Lxprcss company at the knoxville office, and w ho was re cently promoted to the Superintendency f t lie line from Atlanta to Ly nchburg . eleven r man or a better olllccr than ur frjjnj Nut. can not be found. i Capt. Hairy Adams, w ho for months past has been a popular allai he of tln Cain House, accompanied Mr. J.L.C.iin to Missisippi last wctk nnd will enter into business with him. During his ns- hlence here lie demeaned hi tunc II lis a gentleman and we have no hesitation in commending hlni to the confidence nnd respect of those whose acquaintance he goes to ma Re. Mr. John II. Ilarkly, who is well known anil favorably remembered by almost every business man In Last Ten nessee and the adjacent country, is now traveling us commercial agent for .ticssrj Ives, Murphy Si JJonar, dealers in hat cans, straw goods and umbrellas, 411 IJioudway, New York. Mr. li. spent last Monday In our "town, and his old friends and patrons found him as clever, affable, polite and entertaining as ever He renrt sent.i one of the largest and best houses in New York, and persons desir ous of making purchases in his line can rely Implicitly on w hat he tells them a matter of no littlo moment in this, tho golden age. of humbugs. We commend John liarkly to our readers, and trust his patronage within our bounds may bo large and remunerative. The price is oi-Iy 50 cent?, yet the real value is beyond estimation. We allude to that invalmblc com pound, Coussciis' Honey cf Tar, which has c.iincd the enviable it imi tation of bcin;; the greatest ':,U medicine of the age. !' r Croup, Whooping Cough, and ill Throat ami Luii diseases it h.u no r i.il. Sufferers with consumption wh u c it always experience sperilv rc !;cf Try it. I or sale by all dru.-.sti. IWorr of the Trick of Trailc Li n recent issue we noticed Kompof the dishonest tricks of trade, him e that ar'.ic was written, our attention ha been called to the fait that many of the common lum. 1 hold 110 .'ii im , sued as ci rices, paregotic, rtir oil, iVc, are to ln found in the maiki t w it!,, out the 11 aim of any rc-poasiMc linn u thelahil. The fuel tli l no kin h nine is '.here, is proof of the mfeih rity of the artii le, and an evatninatiori will show how vil aofiif! of those prepara tions arc. We have no patient e witli any concern which will on trill. with the confidence nnd f rbaps livinof th people as to offer Mich hi ailed medi cines for sale. srEscKii;:;: DEf.lSqVESr There ai e a number of suh-i t il.i 1 on our books who are largely in am-art.. have suid to them every wrek r an v- We months, "If you wr thc.'tijti.n thlngpay it, and havr f lh ri d to r. c rii r payment in wheat, com, or any kind of produce wr can use, and yet Ihry do not respond. We have furnished them lUi tiAZKTTK fully us long as we tan a!T ird to do it without pay, mid t hp papers f all audi as do not nett!u their arrearage by the 1st November will be topp ! and t he accounts be given out for collar t ion. This is timely notice and Is mfb lent. The parties w ho are thus in aireatsr nware of the fuel and know to whori this notification applies. Then-fore trust that they w ill come f 01 w aid imme diately aud hand us our dues. MAiiKirr ic 1:10 UTS. Morritwn Produces Market. WlloI.KSAI.K I'lllOJ. MoKHISTOW.N, Oct. li, WHKAT CORN OATS FLOCK M KAL AI'I'LKS IMIACHKS.... ri:ATHi:us.., HUTTKlt :i X FLAXfs.Ki:i i-AKI) TALLOW... UACON v'.l in i '.:. 4 V,0 0 : 1 ', " :t C",l c-' l '" C 7 t '.- Knoxville Mnrkct. 0111:1 (Ti.li ur wnu ii'iM.t iti.vr, IH'.A I.KIlS IN OKVKIIAI. Tltol'tll.. Knowiu.k, Tkns., Oct. II, l-T'J. i.j, ,,1,s, I, a , C l.'ili . " limn .... I r, U le at Np Out. Niw . Cru 11. 1 1. ur r i.i.s-. I 'IIU'llS ll III!. .. A 1 j . l.- Pried 1 1 . in l'ri-l, , .... , ills. M . rrle-Iri.s Vi-m I !i r I'rl ma I:if 1" . m tii.' tijr r"-lie a K't V-llitW limit. . l ink lfil . . . . . M jr A Ib It :i. 1 Talinw ! Kel W.M.I w.j I I ll.bed I.a.lv Siij j er I'l l ('.. p. r and llrtx .'. llutu-r I'lmirt ........ " Common ii-ii. j-r r. hl.ririij Clilrkriit 4 1 k JM i I .2 )' , t ti i . 31 1 1 J r-t 3 Js 4 1 i I V" 1- 1 .. . ' s . is 4 . 1 3 Sv 3 i . ! A 14 . t IS M I . 4 5 u , 11... A ! 11 e 14 V) '. I V 11 1 LI IS 4 11 11 14 1'V MARRIED. KLEIN HOW KUTON". At Warm Sprin-rs Hotel, N.C., on Wednesday, Htli inst.. Ht 11 o'clock, a. m., by Hev. I). II. Iiuell, (Episcopal,) of Asheville, N. C, Gen. M. C. Klein, of Vicksbur, Miss., and Miss Hiiuhk, daughter of Dr. W. II. Howerton, proprietor of the Warm Springs Holed. The happy couple reached here Mon day evening and took the midnight train en route to Yickabunr, the l.or.1.5 of the husband. May their days be pr.ssc I ia perpetual lovo and happiness and their pathway strewn with beautiful tlowers. 1 1 ' ' 'J Atlanta Market. COUUKCTKI) WEKKLT lit II. T. COX CO WIIOI.KSALK l-liOlilCK A M COM MISSION m r. m il ant. Atlanta, O'h., Oct. 11, Wi jXcw Mccrtiscmcnls. Oeo. or X. Crouch, TENNES.sr.r, WITH fll-' ' Yei.u 1 r iel Willi " red nuur fiiirr fatuity tttra Mral lia.-oa Mi.iuhlvr " -llitiii Kldes .. .. UnlVi Mi..ul lr .. ' Hm.. f i'i ti I rt 1 . ital '.' S V I ft T ' .A 01 U i f- I I ' s hi) SAMUEL BEVAN & CO., iMi'onrrRi k iealkiis i Dry Goods & Notions I i i m, ..1.- 27'J W. 1SALT1MUUU btKl.l.l, I3iiltiiiiore, Oct 8 T3 iu. IVfc4 lUrl.-y I U II yi Hr- I.le CI u ans, . . . lr ..-. '.:. hi .. " 1 "trki-j . .. Ijii- 1 lit t in it ran. I . 0"l 1 t I- .1 ) J 1!S 1 !''.. l'.-'at..ea ... I l 1 iv I . S 1 ',! i 7 - J il 1 t- J 1 4