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T HE M OR R I S-1P O W N - G.A.2 T T E , , J U N E 16, 1 8 80 .
THE MORRISTOWN
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16, 1880.
'Twas the field, against Grant .
and the fiehi won I by Gar. . ,
Grant's third term sun has eet
to rise no more.
Conklins's goose is cooked so far
a9 Grant is concerned.
The candidate for Vice President
cannot be called the Arthur of his
own fortunes. Conkling made him
what he i.
There ts one place that will eyer
be imbedded deep in the memory of
Grant, Conkling and Camerouit is
C-h-i-c-a-g-o !
Congress will no doubt adjourn
to-day. In the House, ou last Wed
nesday, the Senate amendments to
the legislative, executive and judi
cial appropriation bill were concur
red in. By a TOie of 10C to 72 the
House concurred in the Senate reso
lution for finaj adjournment June 16.
' Garfield and Arthur." That is
the Radical ticket. It is the old
tiliPt over again. An Ohio briga
dier at the head and a New York
hummer at the tail. Tilden beat
that combination in 1876 and some
Ttinn aa pood as he is will do it in
1880.
The delegates from the several
counties at the State Convention
thought it proper to suggest the ap
pointment of county electors, and
the name of Col. O. C. King was re
commended for Hamblen county.
Mr. King is an able lawyer, a fine
orator, and a Democrat who has yet
to shirk work upon the stump when
the interests of his party demands
it. The following names were sug
gested for the other counties f the
district: Cocke, W. J. McSween ;
Hawkins, L. G. Valker ; Hancock,
II. Clay Jarvis ; Claiborne, W. Carr ;
Grainger, John K. Shields ; Wash
ington, C. E. Dosser; Sullivan, It.
Burrow; Unicoi,. W. G.y Anderson;
Carter, II. M. Folsom ; Johnson, J.
II. Wagner.
The selection by the State Con
vention of Col. Charles R. Vance, of
Sullivan county.as Presidential Elec
tor for the First Congressional Dis
trict, Is a choice that will give gen
eral satisfaction to the Democratic
voters of the District. He is well
known to the people, i3 in the vigor
of manhood, and is a gentleman of
fine ability, unquestioned morals and
integrity. In honoring him the Con.
vention honored the people of the
district and the Democracy of the
State. We congratulate our friends
that Col. Vance heads the list, be
lieving that he has the ability to bear
with credit the banner of his party
through the canvass, no matter who
hi9 competitor may be nor how heat
ed the contest.
THE CHICAGO NOMINEES.
Gen. James A. Garfield, of Men
tor, was born in Orange, Cuyahoga
county, Ohio, November 19, 1831;
graduated at William College, Mas
sachuetts, in 1856; was President of
a literary institution fr several
years; studied and practiced law ;
was a member of the State Senate
of Ohio in 1859-60; entered the
Union Army in 1861 as Colonel of
the Forty-second Ohio Volunteers;
was promoted to the rank of Briga
dier General January 19, 1862; was
appointed Chief of Staff of the Army
of the Cumberland, and was promot
ed to the rank of Major General
September 20th, 1863; was elected
to the Thirty.eighth, Thirty-ninth,
Fortieth, Forty first, Forty-second,
Forty-third and Forty-fourth Con
gresses, and was re-elected, to the
Forty-fifth Congress as a Republi-
can, receiving 20,012 votes against
11,349 votes for Casern, Indepen-
dent Republican.
ttfin. Chester. A. Art hur, th Rp.
publican nominee for the Vice Pres-
idency, is a New Yorker, only about
forty-one years old. Though hav-
ing the title of General, it is under-
stood to be only in connection wiU,
the militia of bis State. He is a
lnwvpr hv nrnfpssion nnrl Jiia firoK I
j -j r , I
prominence before the country was
when he was appointed Collector of
the Customs for the port of New
York, succeeding Mr. Murphy, who
was removed in consequence of the
exposure made of the moiety sys
tem, the bonded ware-house abuses,
( and other arrangements by the com
mittee of Investigation. In turn,
Mr. Arthur was removed from the
KpwVark Cftllectorshin bv Pre9i.
r J
dent Hayes, soon after his accession
to the Presidency, and a prominent
xt ir--i- nr T i
xur uituauv, mr. "UOCTCM"
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nominated for the position. Senator
Conkling made a vigorous and sue- j
cessful fight for his friend and pro-
tege, Mr. Arthur, however, and at
the time succeeded in preventing
the confirmation of his successor. L.,j fr;onArfth hn.i tw
Mr. Arthur's removal andthe ap-
pointrrrent of Gen. Merritt to be his
successor did not lake place until I
some time afterwards, and not until
the report of Mr. Jay and his fellow-
commissioners in regard to the need
ef changes and reforms in the man- R. A. Lowxy and n. M. Sherwood we
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agement of the iNew lork custom- have no more earnest, devoted and com-
Lotige. petent teachers in East Tennessee.
2' WO POINTS AHEAD.
There is, in the action of the .Re
publican party by their convention
at Chicago, much food for reflection.
much upon which the country may
congratulate itself. There is in it a
strange result. If we look critical
ly to the history of parties in this
country, during recent years, we find
between them not more than two
well defined issues. One of those
may be defined thus : The Republi
can party has seemed determined to
brce upon the country a strong gov
ernment determined to practically,
if not actually, obliterate State
ines to make the military an effi
cient integral part of civil govern
ment. : This idea had its impersona
tion in Grantism Grantism rather
than third termism. Gen. Grant was
the favorite of a very large wing of
the Republican party not because of
his statesmanship, for he is no states
man not because of his availabilty
and popularity, because his availa
bility for a third term has never been
less Lhau doubtful -but because of
his arbitrary disposition and the ca
pacity he ha9 shown to utterly dis
regard all restr&int and limitation
To this feature of Republicanism
the Democratic Dartv has stood
V - k w
through all the years diametrically
oDDOsed. This ha9 been one issue
The other is of kin to this one
The Republican party has shown
dogged determination to place the
elections of the country under Fed
eral suoervision. Out of this deter
mination on the part of that party
and the opposition to it on the part
of the Democracy, has grown the
long bitter contest between the ma
jority in Congress, on the one band,
and the stalwart minority and Mr.
Haves on the other band. It was an
effort to keep party ascendency by
the use of party machinery wrought
by executive power, on the one hand
an effort to enable the people to ex-
ill at. the hallot box
l cao VUVll ww a a W "f r- -
without restraint on the other.
At Chicago, after the fiercest
strule ever waged iu the Republi-
can party, Grantism has sunk into a
in lei. na hone eternal niarht. It
o - tr
went down showing in the very "ago-
nies of. its . death the same dogged
persistence and insolent self will
which has alw&ys phjjracterized it,
and which is a distinguishing char-
acteristic of tyrants everywhere,
But shall there be hereafter Federal
supervision of elections in a way to
enable the executive to control
them? This i9 the only remaining
issue. In regard to Ibis the action
at Chicago is most significant. Upon
W
this issue party lines have been very
sharply drawn. Democrats in Con-
gress all, without exception, said no!
by their votes. Republicans in Con-
gress, with a single remarkable epcep-
tion have said yes! by their votes,
That single remarkable exception is
Gen- James A. Garfield, the nomi-
nee of the Chicago convention ! It
was bis band that wrote the vetoed
bill, which if enacted into a law
would render Federal supervision
non-partizan and insure, fair elec-
tionsl
Thus one issue has been crushed
out by the action of the majority ot
the covention in '"defeating Grant,
And the other has been distinctly
surrendered by the party io nomin-
ating Gen. Garfield. Upon what,
therefore, is the campaign to be
fought? Politically it will be Dem-
ocralic on both sides. Qn the one)
side, however, will be official spoils
find bloody . shirts. On the other,
the triumphing principles of self
government. Can the result be
doubtful?
In the Circuit Court at Knoxville, last
nvn, tc ui tsacw RliaUU TO, tilt
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East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia
railroad company, was concluded by a
verdict for Staub for $9,400 damages.
Staub was an engineer for the above
road and was permanently injured in a
collision in 1874. He brought suit for
$10,000. On a former trial he obtained
a verdict for $750. but he took a new
trial on account of the sum being too
small. " Counsel for the company enter-
i .
ed a motion for a new trial in this in-
stance. A verdict for $1,000 damages
, -..T m n ' - ..u
favor of Capt. Jas. W. Bell, against the
corporation of Knoxville. Capt. Bell's
alleged ground for damage was the
stumbling f his horse over a pile of
ancks left lying on Asylum street, by
which he (Capt. Bell) was badly hurt
ITfi hrrmclir fitiit for .5 000. Tha cnr.
......
poration it is tnougnt win move lor a
new trial
The closing exercises of Morristown
Male High School took place on the '2d
and 3d of this month. In the multipli
city of our e'ngagements that week we
neglected a notice of the rare treat en
joyed by those who were so fortunate as
to secure seats in the church. We have
not time or space to more than .briefly
say, without invidious distinction, that
the boys and young gentlemen, one and
UliBr.nuitted themsf.lve9 in a mnn
' ... . .. . . '
that would have done credit to older and
fciw -
teacher. Under the superior manage
I
ment and energy of R. A. Lowry, Esq.,
Principal, the school has risen to be a I
first class center of learning, and the
PePle of thls town ana C0UDtr ma7
- - midst Mr. Lowrr an.
Prof. n.M. Sherwood, County Super-
intendent of Public Schools, would be
associated with him in the future man-
agement of the school, jrroi. onerwooa
is a eentleman of high culture and ac-
Ma rpnffttlftn fta ftn nr.fttor. Th
NOUS VERRONS.
Since1 it has teen understood that 1
the Hon.R. R.Butler has withdrawn
from the canvass for the Republican
nomination for Congress in the First
District, public opinion seems ; to
have settled down upon the idea that
Maj. Pettibone will receive the nom
ination beyond the possibility of a
doubt. Judge Randolph it is true
has been busy canvassing the dis
trict and has perhaps visited every
county in it, but he has so far as is
known met with very little encour
agement. The truth is the leaders
of the Republican party are not for
Randolph and he knows it. His
strength is with the masses of the
people, the yeomanry of the country.
and this class the Judge cannot
reach in a preliminary caovasa for
the nomination. The Judge failed
in the outset to organise the proper
kind of a machine;' he failed to
employ active agents in the differ
ent counties and in all the civil dis
tricts. whose business it was to work
up a Randolph boom and to get an
expression ot the opiniou of the
common people as to their prefer
ence between himself and Maj. Pet
tibone ; and the consequence is just
upon the eve of holding the noini
naling convention the Judge finds
himself without any powerful organ
ization in his favor. Maj. Petti
bone's friends and supporters are
thoroughly organized throughou
the district ready at any time to
move forward in a compact body
and to confer the nomination upon
him without a struggle.
Judge Randolph has some ele
ments ot strength not possessed
by any other gentleman of hi9 party
in this district. Once fairly before
the people he would be hard to de
feat. But of late the "machine'
manages all the preliminaries; the
delegates to nominating conventions
are invariably named by the town
cliques and district bosses. The
-
Judge has little or no strength with
these gentlemen and consequently
his chances of receiving the nomina
tion are exceedingly slim, if indeed
he has any chance at all. As an
I
old-fashioned East Tennessee pol
tician he would be a formidable man
in the Greeneville conyention, be
cause in those old days the dele
gates were in the habit of enquiiing
around amog the voters, finding
out their preferences and then when
the convention met making an hon
est effort to confer the nomination
upon that candicjalp whp was found
to be the choice of the greatest nura
ber of the common people. Modern
I
"ring masters" have changed thi
plan of proceeding in both politica
parties money is not unfrequently
used to procure the attendanee of
delegates and so it happens that
nominating conventions are now,
four times out of five, packed bodies
of partial partisans gathered up for
the express purpose of putting for-
ward the favorite of the ring9,
whether that favorite is the choice
of the people or not.
It is barely possible that the
Judge has in the last few weeks sue
'ceeded in organizing a Randolph
party in the upper counties. If he
has done so he will go into the con
vention with some strength after all.
He will get some votes from Clai
borne county, some from Grainger
and will in all probability carry his
own county solid. But from pres
ent appearances we are inclined to
think Maj, Pettibone has a dead
sure thing of the Greeneville nomi-
nation. Randolph has kept his Mex-
ican dollars too closely confined in
his eel-skin pouch. If he wanted
the nomination bad he ought to have
8CaUered the Mexicans around
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dmnniT tha I I - a on (ha I hair tsi-il-l
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have bougllt Oil enough to grease
tbe "machine," because that same
machine don't work worth a cent
without grease. The Judge is an
,nM TIo . , a
OJ ' ,. ? . " " " "T
Modern politician understand how
tue oIJ lhing works and they go
about it in a business like manner.
No sensible man would start out
with a threshing machine to clean
out a crop of wheat without first
providing himself with a gallon or
two of lubricating oil. Neither need
any Republican aspirant
for the
in this
Congressional nomination
' district start out with any hope of
success unless he provides himsel
witQ iiiDncaiing grease too. it is
juPt as necessary in the one case as
in the other. Judge Randolph ought
to have thought of this two or three
months ago. But we shall shall see
what we shall see.
A profuse and many times excessively
offensive discharge irotn the nose, with
"stopping up" of the nose at times, im-
pairment of tha sense of smell and taste,
catering or weak eyes, impaired hear
ln - irregular appetite, pressure and
pain over the eyes, ana at times in the
back of the head, cold feet, and a feel-
all of them are not present in every
case. jl ouEc o uaitnu ikeuieu v cures
catarrh in its worst form and staees. It
is pleasant to use and contains no puis-
lZr
years in all the principal newspapers of
case it wouid not cure. Sold by drur-
gists at 50 cents.
fitat. Senator H Clav Roberts, of
Davidson county, died at his home, on
tae Qanatia Turnpike, near Nashville,
at 3 0ciock Cn the morning of the 7th
instantf of iBtermittent malignant fever.
erts was 46 years old. and leaves a wife
n,d tw0 ?f rIJe was J?? l?
a fault, and in life was esteemed by a I
large cjrcie 0f warm personal and polit- J
fcal friends. Peace to his ashes.
Local Notesinl Other News.
A hot summer is predicted.
June apples will soon be ripe.
Our citizens are enjoying snap beans.
Refresh yourself with a saucer of J.
A. Rice s delicious ice cream.
The coming census will tell which of
our county towns has the largest num
ber of inhabitants. r
J. A. Rice's ice cream is equal t that
made at Knoxville. Try a saucer.
Subscribe nw for the Gazette and
get the campaign news.
If you want any book-binding execut
ed neatly and cheaply, biing or send
your orders to this office.
Visit the cemetery often and lok af
ter the graves of your departed loved
ones.
Old Sel poured down his rays to the
worriment and disgust of harvesters and
census enumerators last week.
The melon-choly days are coming,
lads. Whet your knives and get your
stomachs in good working order.
Parents should keep their children off
the streets, for they are liable to form
the acquaintance of evil associates who
may lead them into harm and trouble.
If you owe anything pay it especially
is this applicable to the printer. Ex.
Which do you mean, brother, the
printer or the t'other fellow?
When you want a fine Summer Ilat
of any kind send your order to Herbert
Hall, at Knoxville, Tenn. He will send
yu thettyle. Satisfaction guaranteed.
Heavy hail storms and tornadaes are
predicted by both Tice and Vennor for
this and next month. We will be apt to
see what we will see.
The noise of the busy carpenters'
hammers are heard in various parts of
town from ur office window. This
does us good, and indicates a vitality of
business in our city.
At the Republican nominating county
convention, held at the court-house in
this place, Monday of last week, W. H.
Maze was nominated for Sheriff and
John R. Smjth for Trustee.
If you know any item of news in this
county, such as a marriage, a death, an
elopement, suicide, inurcjpr, foam-burning,
house-breaking, etc., send it to us
for we thirst for such information.
There is a man a Walker county, Ga.,
who says he has raised seventy-five
sheep in three years from one ewe and
her offspring. Farmers of Hamblen,
how will this do for a sheep story?
Last week was a busy one with the
harvesters, and many fields of wheat are
being cut this week. From what we
can gather concerning the wheat crop, Ftf- District -W. R. Butler, of Ruth
gee,..If, i. will Mta, ,ha gfclHfllft
expected. b. r. Whltthorhe, of Bedford. '
In a word, we would advise those of
our Morristown friends who contemplate
embarking in the matrimonial business,
that less money on bridal tours and more
in flour and potatoes ' would be a good
neip towaras mating mem sona on meir
pins.
', T "Z T . ,
aov.Iarkshas offered a reward of
$W) for the arrest of tJurrell iiiair, Ninth District Hp, Hill, of Gibson,
black, and $50 each for Alex. Chapman and Dr. T. J. Edwards, of Obion; alter
ed Columbus Sartin. white, to answer Pi?.8. Holmes Cummins, of Tipton, and
as principal and accessories for the mur
der of Cuffy West at Knoxville, re
cently.
' fe
Wo learn from the Newport Exporter
that the residence and smoke house of
Mr. John Shults, of Cosby, was totally
coijsijmed jij'' fire last Tliursdsjy night.
The smoke house contained a large
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nmniint nf rnrn ment anrt hunpv Th a
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total loss is estimated at $1,200. The
fire is thought to have broke out from a
smoke rag used in robbing bees durieg
the day.
Loafers, don't think that there is
something radically wrong about Mor
rjstown because it doesn't run according
to your notions. Remember the world
is large, and there are thousands else
....... , ,
wnere wno tnipK the same thing about
their respective homes. Go to work,
anci make thipgs run acpordJng to your
notion, and then you will get even with
the town.
We agajn repeat jt that Morristown
T a t ' ' u
.
suitable to rent to large and small fami-
lies. Without we have a surplus sup- tillie urown, a sister of 31r. Jay Urown,
ply of bouses we cannot invite strangers who accompanied hjm home or his re
; n. .... .. .r. tu" bndal tour from the North, left on
,u tC a.wuft m-, r wiv i
jju piai;e iw pin niem ijnu iuey win no
be disposed to beard at the hqtpls and
wait fnr th rtinn nf hniViinir fnr
'
their occupancy.
tt .u 7Z . T , t- t tr
Upon the authority of Dr. John How-
en we are rcquesieu 10 mioriu me cm-
... . ...
zens of Morristown and public general-
ly, that our legal friend, Col, O. C.
' . , !, . ,
cing, nas recenny inrentea a aouoie
reversible, self back-acting whip-rod,
with an improved style of cord and
lash. The Colonel has applied for let-
, . . . . , vr .
potcuv, uu juau aB .a io-
ceives them will offer his ingenious
and valuable invention to a generous
public.
It has been said that should a star
Be stricken from the dome f night.
A printer's press, if stationed there,
Would fill the vacuum to a hair,
And shed abroad a light.
The Gazette will shine a light for all
its subscribers and ethers who may wish
to have a guiding star to lead then
through and to make them familiar with
the exciting political events of the ap-
proacning rresmenuai eieciion, wnicn
promises to be hotly contested between I
the Democratic and Republican parties
F I
ior me ciiarapionsmp ot tne nation.
m . . . . . -. I
The Arkansas Press Association ex-
cumon partr. made ud of fiftv or sixtr
Arkansas newspaper men, their wives,
. i u-u 1 .
sweethearts and children, in two coach-
" m ' 'I.a
es 01 a special irain, were swucnea on
upon the side track at ourdeoot for half
an bn.,r laet Ratnrrlav minir O.,
t?.k. w v -1.1.
, ... .6,
Humboldt, now of the Pilot, Balesville,
Ark., was one of the voyageurs and did
us the honor of ' an informal introduc-
tion to the gentlemen of the party. The tno8e cured by him hflt ey felt sat
excursionists left Little Rock last Tburs- I isfled that Dr. Hart waa dervin? his
day and will return by this route after a
day or two of sight seeing at the Na
tional capital. They were a fine-looking,
jovial countenanced eet of men, though
from their soiled dusters and wilted col
lars and marked lameness on terra fir
ma we could sot see where tho enjoy
ment of such a trip came in:
Garden vegetation is perishing in this
locality for the want of rain.
Send your orders for fine ..and stylish
Shoes and Hats to H. W. Hall, Knox
ville. Tenn. He wid send you cood
goods cheap satisfaction guaranteed.
The Morristown Silver Cornet Band
took the mail train Monday morning for
Virginia, having been engaged to dis
course music at the commencement ex
ercises of Emory and Henry College.
The band is made up of the most respec
table and cultured yonng men of our
city, and we are sure the boys will ac
quit themselves with honor and come
home with fresh laurels.
The particulars of the Smithpeters
poisonjng affair, of Johnson county, a
mention of which was copied by us last
week from the Bristol Courier, are given
briefly as follows in the Jonesboro' Her
aid and Tribune: Dr. Smithpeters and
wife had gone to church, leaving their
children at home. While they were
gone, the children prepared to bake
some cakes. They found what they
needed for that purpose readily, save
some cream tartar, but after looking
over the house for it thty found, what
they supposed was the article needed,
but which was arsenic, and used it with
the other ingredients, and after baking,
they all, (six in .number) ate of it,
whicn produced almost instant death.
They were all buried on the following
Sunday in the same grave.
We want to exchange a good Reaper
and Mower and 1 Grain Drill for Bacon,
Lard, Wheat, Flour and Corn. Cash
paid for large Walnut logs. The best
Syrup in Morristown tor sale. V an uuss
ce Bro. may 19 tf
THE ELECTORS AND DELEOA TES.
The following is a list of the Demo
cratic Presidential Electors:
First District Charles R. Vance.
Second District W . L, Ledgerwood,
Third District To be filled by the
Third Congressional District Conven
tion. Fourth District Joseph E. Washing
ton, of Robertson.
Fifth District Left to the District Con
gressional Convention.
Sixth District W. A. Thoma.
Seventh District-heft to the District
Coneressional Convention.
Eighth District A.. G. Hawkins, of Car
roll.
Ninth District T. E. Richardson, elec
tor; Wm. Sanford, of Tipton, sub-elector.
Tenth District R. J. Morgan, of SucIt
bv.
For the State at Large John M.
Fleming, of Knox, and John L. 1.
Sneed, of Shelby.
The delegates to Cincinnati are as fol
lows? First District John A. McEinney and
John Allison ; alternates, John K. Shields
and 11. M. iolsom.
Second Dfstr& Col. Moses White, of
ilnox, ana w. L. vvelcker, oi jouaon;
alternates, D. M. Coofman, of Roane,
and J. C. Cawood. of Jefferson.
Tldrd District 3. B. Cook, of Hamil
ton, and S. C. Cunningham, of Cumber
land; alternates, T. M. McConnell, or
Hamilton, and Yv. O. Smith, of Whits
Fourth District J ehn A. Fite. of Smith
and R. L. O.WhHe.'of Wilson'; alter
nates, M. It. .Elliott, of Sumner, and
John P. Murray, of Jackson.
Sixth District Is. Brandon, of Mont
gomery, and John Overton, of Davidson;
alternates, Riifus Rhodes, of Monlgome--
ry, and Col T. L. X anipr, Of j4Utapureys.
Seventh District Judge T. M. Jones, of
s g
Eighth District John M. Taylor, of
Henderson, and S. A. Champion, of
Henry: alternates, Br, W. M- Wright, of
carrolf, and W. i. Qury, of Hardin. 1
Willo Haywood, of Haywood
Tenth District J. M. Keating, of Shel
by, and A. T- McNeal," of Hardeman:
alternates, M. if. Li. Stewart, pf Shelby,
ana tt. V. jfooreruan, or ayette
PERSONAL.
H. R. Miller, Esq., of Bjidjeport
Mills, Cocke pounty,- was n the city
last week on busincHs:
Mai. John 3lurphey and family, of
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tnis cny, leu jiionaay lor a month's stay
at Mooresburg 8prines.
Prof. Jos. A. Stubblefield, of Fincas-
tie Academy, Tenn., is visiting his fa
ther's family in this place
Col. M. T. Bolk. State Treasurer, of
Nashville, and two daughters sojourned
iasi iiiursuay nigm ai tne Cain House.
en rouie to v arm Qprines.
W T rKnml,,.i.l! t, .-r.
three children ; Mrs. Ed. Maynard and
boy, and Miss Andrews of KnoxYiUe
i . x . iuiiiuuuiiiiu, .E.SU.. wiie anci
..,1 . i t j
weai ever iu xaie Dpring last week.
D- J A Su mmers. of Sherman TW
as, is paying his annual visit to his
brother, liev. . l Summers, of this
citv We have not as yet seen the Doc-
tor bl art .fomed he Presents his
usual fine physipal appearanpe and ro-
bH9rt health.
Mrs. Laura Thompson, wbo has made
her home wlji Mai. Joseph Brown in
this city for several years pai-t, and Miss
Sunday night for the North, the first to
yisit reiativesand tne latter to return to
her home,
It as our pleasure last Saturday
morning to grasp by the hand in our
sanctum our.csteemed friend, Dr. U. C.
McCall, who, for many months past.
ha3 ben confined to his bed in this
piace at me residence or nis Drother-in
I i r a TTi r rr e
Jaw, capi. . u. 4aie, irom neryous
Prostration. The Doctor certainly had
a tough and trying time with his dis
eage an(L Rt time8 hia friends feared
the worst would come and that he would
inevitably succumb to it. But thanks
l?,a ?fnc an.l. the. skillful
aid of the attending physician, the care-
ful attention of His family and friends
I together with his own patience and for-
"tuae, ne was enamea to master it, to
be restored to his usual health and to be
a sound man again. The Doctor feels
very grateful to his numerous friends
here for the many tokens of kindness
siiown mm during his illness, for which
he returns his sincere thanks from
the depths of an appreciative heart, lie
left Monday with -his family for Tate
spring
Who will the Democrats Noral
nate for Pesident ?
All know that the democrats must put
tin their best man to have anv show
asralnet uarneia. i nereiore, tue aerao-
cratic leaders having the matter in
c,1"Se sent iasi weeK a comrautee to
wait nnnn llr Iinrt of 'KjllAf" fa m a
U4 W ifcvaji a a o.m.wmm. w m. Vww a, A mbu a
to ftscertain if he cculd be induced to
run uDon the democratic Dlatform.
knowing as they did that if he would
run the ticket was safe The Doctor
"awea inem ior ue prouerea nonor,
but felt compelled to decline, as he
gtood &n no Drtv Diatform. but uoon
. a AW
the broader and more humane platform
of health and relief to all the afflicted.
I TT - 1 I . a J -a. .
"e aiso miormeu inecommuiee mai nis
.w.hoie.,.ime w.a5 c.uPied in Preparing
tiis Keliel and L,ytle' Klixir, to cure the
thousands of cases of Dysentery and Dl-
a"hcea which are now prevailing
thr8USh the country. The committee
country more faithfully where he now
I is than he could possibly do as presi
dent, and, therefore, he was excused.
A horrible disaster haooened on Lonsr
Island Sound, Saturday night last, by
the collision of the steamers Stonington
and Narraganselt, whereby nearly two
hundred oi tue xarragansctt s passen
gers leat their lives.
THE MORRISTO WN FE1TALE IITCI1
SCHOOL.
To Uie Editor of the Morristown Gaiette :
The examination of cluwt at the Morrtetown
Female High School wu begun on Wednmdey
morning, Jnne 9. We did not have the pleasure of
hearing any of the examinations until Wednesday
afternoon; but Judging from what we heard, they
mast hare been good.
AETEBNOOX, -
Classes were examined in Grammar, Arithmetic,
Algebra, Philosophy, Familiar Science, Astronomy,
ie. The examinations were very thorough, and
the young ladies answered with a promptness and
firmness which showed that they fully understood
their books which they bad gone over . We were
specially interested in the contest for the prise of
fered by the assistant teacher. Miss Cornelia Car
riger, to the most successful one in a small spU
and very clearly evinced the fact that they had aU
been working for that prize; but Miss Lillie Boss
was the successful one . She certainly did exceed
ingly well. The prize was presented to her, with
the usual compliments, by O . McHenderson.
WZDKERDAT WIOHT,
the Methodist church was full to overflowing.
This was the place where the exercises were to be
conducted. The first thing on the programme wss
devotional exercises afterwards, quite a number
of recitations by the little girls, intersperced with
most excellent n. nsic. The little girls did well, so
reciting their pieces as to show great care on the
part of their teacher in drilling them. Half-dozen
or more essay were read by some of the larger
girls, which were very good.
OH THCBHDAT
the examination was resumed. We have heard a
great many examinations, both In academies and
colleges, but we do not think that we ever heard
one that equaled this one, taking it all in all. It
was perfectly delightful to see the young ladies
and little girls answer with such promptness.
There was but very few questions missed during
the whole of the examination . This is the place to
test a school, and thi is the place to find out the
worth of a teacher.
ON THCHDAT MIOUT,
very large audience assembled in the M. E.
Church to witness the last of the exercises.
The yonng ladies read their essavs, which w
thought were exceedingly good. Among the best
were Miss Jennie Rose, Miss Lillie D . Richardson,
Miss Gammon, Miss Florence Mnrphey, Miss
Hughes, Mis Margraves, and Miss Hicks. Then
came the annual address by Rev. B. G. Mauard.
Mr. Manard' subject was "Our Country, its Re
sources, and it Future." He treated bis subject
with singular ability, confining himself pridcipal
lj to our own East Tennessee, at times rising to
ucb a point of eloquence and enthusiasm as to
suggest to.a spell-bound listener the sweet-tuned
orator of which Homer, the Grecian poet, sung.
He referred with a marked degree of pride to the
great men who have gone out from our own be
loved section, to the vast resources of our country,
to the flattering prospects for the future, and
when he had finished his able address, he took hi
seat 'mid rounds Of long continued applause.
The whole of the exercises has been a grand suc
cess. .The school is certainly accomplishing
pinch,. WU? not the people of East Tennessee
more than double the attendance next year by
ending their daughters to te Morrltown Female
Academy
Mr. Summers, the principal of this school, is
well known throughout all thi section of country.
His assistant, Miss Cornelia Carriger, is a bright
young lady, well educated, highly refined, and in
very way wU vualined. and suitable for the posi
tiofl wkjck fib now holds. May such success as
they have had this year ever crown their labors.
Very respectfully, Tut Tit.
Mobbistowk, Tenn., June 11, 1H8U.
AN INVALID'S GRATITUDE.
Bean's Station, Tenn , June lf0,
To the Editor of the MorrtV,va Gette ;
At the tge&t request of my many friends, I wil
announce through your paper my safe arrival to
this beautiful, and picturesque valley, widely
kmown a Bean Station. Being so very , feeble
when I left home, my relatives aad fiends feared
the trip would be o,a ftigulng, but throuKh the
Uan attention of our noble-hearted conductor,
Capt. Taylor, and the very cordial reception re
ceived at the cozy little home of my god friend
and relative, Jimmie Rice, I ws euuLkd next
morning to redouble my eieriea, aud, with n;y
iri )uojt,u y.n cy me wmsperings or that soul
cheering liitle bird, Hope, to go on my way re
joicing. Early next morning, (Saturday, 6th,)
Hon. Wm. McFarland (the preMeut proprietor of
the Bean Station property,) learned we wr in
town and called around to ana through his
kind, iae',.-',c,Kli I, iu company with my daughter,
was soon pleasantly seated in Mr. Frank Cain's
hack. We found Mr. Cain very accommodating,
jovial and pleasant the hack in fine running or
der, and "uncle Sam," the model driver, iu a good
frame of mind to do his best work, thus rendering
the ride as pleasant and comfortable a could lie
to an invalid. Nothing transpire o mar our hap
piness in the IcmI, tve a little argument on the
subject of marriage between, federal soldiers and
Southern girls, etc., etc.; some for and otherj
against it the majority opposed . Cu arriving at
the StaUon we fond this beautiful, ye lovely
Placo, ail nicely fitted up, and everything in readi
ness to receive us . We were ushered into a spa
cious parlor, clean, cool and well ventilated, and
after resting a coupl of hours and enjoying a
good social chat with our estimable relative, (the
landlady,) dinner was announced, which call was
responded to without any relifntajice on, our purt.
We found the ta,ljle. yell furnished with everything
the toijntry affords, and, prepared in a style to sat
isfy the tante of the. most fastidious. I hare thor
oughly examined this large, commodious and well
arranged building from cellar to garret, and i-au
safely say that it is the c!ea.npst public building in
the Stt,, .. at least it is by far the pure I air I
ever breathed In one. I would attempt a duM-rip-tion
of the various departments of this large ro
mantic building, and the different methods that
have been adapted to reuder the air pure and
healthy, but fear I would U the patienee of the
edjitor. The lnny varieties of water are fine, es
pecially the black water. It is about a quarter of
a mile to the springs, but we are well supplied with
fresh water suited to the wants of different ones,
and when we choose ran ride out and use it fresh
from tte spring. We ,re. perfectly delighted with
the surroundings, and happily situaUd in every
respect, and hope to be greatly benefitted by the
ose of the water. M. 8. Mc.
BOOK IJITVIDIIVGM
EXECUTED NEATLY
Ami Cheaply, In all Us Various
Forms,
UY BRINGING OR SKNDING
JjLsVyour orders to tills offlce, where the same
win De aispatctiea quickly, satisfactorily sod on
reasonable terny. jane 10. 'Mil tf.
JEWELRY, WATCHES,
SOLID SILVER BRIDAL PRESENTS,
IN HANDSOME CASES,
FROM $." DOLLARS UPWARD.
SILVER-PLATED WARE.
Knives at $5, $0, and $7 Per
Dozen. Forks and Spoons
of Beautiful Designs.
BADGE PIKS and 1XEDALS for Schools made
Tory low, and handsomely executed.
Orders per mail promptly attended to,
J0HX H. TILER A (0
jlyl8lm 1003 Maiu Street, RICHMOND, VA.
PETER RITTER,
Wholesale and Retail Dealer in al Oralo of
Cigars, Tobaccos,
FIXE MEERSCHAUM AND OTHF.U
XP HX 13?" 3322 53 .
The old stand 96 Gay St .,
knoxvilli:, --- ti:nn.
marlO 80 ly
Knosvills Escited ! I
THE "HATTIE HOUSE;
OPENED JUNE 1, 1880.
The best Hotel in the South.
Special ratea to home custom
ei-s.
maj 2
iV e to Advertisement
L. E. HAMILTON.
L. E. MA.YlILTOlJ
no li -i
Produce Commission Merchants
Vest Alnbnma Slrool,
j&SJ?JLMj&lSrJ?i., - - OA.
References W. 31. cfc It. J. Lowry, Ruikei, Atlanta, (in;
John H. James, Hanker, Atlanta, (hi; lVrino Hrown, Pre't
Citizens Bank; Paul Uornare, Cashier Atlanta Nat. Hank.
Jun 9, tf.
Sarnest &
rnnsii .ixi .?r.T;.v.v; stock or
I
Just n-coivod from the East, wrliirli is
the lowest prices ever heard of in lliis section.
TJonntiTul
Lawns, Calicoes. Percales, Pi
Lustres, A mm res,
Hunting.
Laces, Itiblions, Hamburg KiiiLioi.h rv. Silk Ilan.l
kerchiefs, Hair Ornaments, Hh aehe.l Do
mestics, Cambrics, I i IlJIt Table
Linens, Table Oil Cloth. "T.iueN
and Crash, Chambrav,
Ginghams, Curtain (iocnls, Cottunules, ( '!K viott-, lite., life.
Handsome Novelties in Silk and Wool Dress Gccds:
LADIES, don't fciiy your Dresj Goolt
to come whercyou can fret tho nireht
prices. Meirunt 4ttck "1 Ires Trimmim;. Fringe. anl I'utt hm , tll .t. , n.r.
gains in Tal.le Linens, Towel, Nu;.kini-, etc.
Stock of KEAIYOIAIi: C LOTllINC:
these goods were placed be for ad
iu iiisi iiais liuiiuu
AVe sell the Hest iJoots and
Canl, Matting, Oil Olothx, Oil Hl.a.l. au.l
" " ihjtuimi iu .M'rriHi..wu in 11.. w i'U
tT Our gixxla ar aU frf-: .(. ih Ut. i il.
We emphatc.ly win .. , ,,,,4 ui'J ,.
mvl20 Ow
C11W1 SEPARATORS
SIMTLKST
An.l moct
Easily Worked
Sr.rAIiATOU
In the Wnrl.l
Iron Hrlm tluii sny
othi-r.
I c lelimoiitl, 'n .
X
Si2es of Cylinder 22, 23 and 34 inches.
FULLY WAItlMNTED IN ALL UKSPErrs,
S ii(l iV.r ('in ulars und PnV
.T
X. . NTrilllLF.Fl FLU, Akt, M..mtomii, l
n ir vi mi :im
pv'tw AbvtvtUcmcuts.'1' T,,,: """t'T rori:T or
VALUA1 11
LANDS for SALE !
ON THK Uili I)Y OF JULY.
Ihmii, at tin- rvidi.ii.'H nf the Ut- J.-.li U..r
ley, dmvaHd. by smhonty rf hi. Isl will. I
-ll ta tit lill.t-t l.l.l.l. r, the valn.l.lf. farm on
wbii'h h rexiiii s, situalil im ths oati-ra nf lin.t
auil Mini rrrks. In iin .t h riril fli.tri.-t . f llarn
blen coilul v, roiitauiiiitf I'M a. w an. rr l
an.l with .nit), i.-nt timU r.
At the ram tun and (lace I will sU a u. 1
tract uf luii.l Ixmi-ht l.y said Worley frtn Jan..
White, rmiUliiiiiK alxillt 7 aTr, altiialcl imr
Rngorst die Jiliii-tinu. adjoiniiii thti lamU of I'. I r
(iwiun, Julius Wliil and iitnr.
On til I VU l;iy of July, linii, I will si ll u tl..-
.reiiiiHfM, in W iiii.liiirf, a l"t I-uiikiiii to aai.l
MnrlHy m i-atati', a.lj.iu.liiir t tic MiU..ilit rhurrli
anil K. J Hyatt's turc-hoiia Iota, ennlalnn.H '
aT. TrrniH lor aU of aaid projrty on half i.li
ilon;ni half i.ayal.li- tii tm.ivo iiniiih: tmr-
rha'-ers Kiviutt ImUi with xrHi KTa..nal a.irt,
iriii(? ini.T-t Irora ilat. A lln ali will tw r.--talne.l
to aa-citr j . 1 1 1 1 1 1 of the .iirrhas m ni y.
1 ne nom rsrra will h st.ld a a whole, au.l in
thrive lulH, aud the Kal sd 'V-tl tht lriiK thi
tnost mouy.
W.J DONAI.I-SuX, E'r, kc.
June 9, lMt0 4 ;..!.
XON.RRSIDEXT N0TICK.
In Chancei- at Morristown.
O. DILL SOI.
A. M. Wooda, f'.xecator. kc, vs. Jfnry A. V.,!..
et als.
NTIIIS CAUsi: IT A1TKAK
iuu froii) the ametidd bill, whlrh is sworn to.
that one nf th drfetidaut, W. 11. l'hi:ii.. N a
uon-ridnt nf Tuiim. It is thrfire orl r-
el by the Clerk ami Maatrr that said n.u-r.liit
dfudut, V. U I'tiiUir. aear bf..r th
Chaurpry Court at Morritou, ou or tf..r th
Uiirtl Mod. tar of July lien, and rnak el. f. iit. t-
said oriffiual and ameudinl bill, or the wiiio wiiJ t
takn for confe4 nd set fur harltif rt-rtnr
as to him. H is furthr order.! by th Clerk an.l
Master Ihsttuia uotio be ptiblihhe l for four nn-
serntlve weeks in the Morristown tUzt ri.
This June 7, 1H1). A true coj.y Tt:
JOHN Ml lirUEV, C. k M.
June 9, lHMO 4. prs fee $5.
Educate ! Educate !
Mais ani hmh Cob,
Tazewell, Tenn.
A Non-Denominaiiana! Iziihlm !
And on in every rjrt ),it,.,i tl) tjt,
and the chfnjirht. '
TIIKTIIIKD ANNUAL KKSSION
18.S0-.SI.
First Term n.i Anklet : Hee,n... l fll-.,
I 27 the twa atcrkiii 3.
touusi: ixstim Hon
Te most thwrouxh, etulrm4 li.rf .h B, ...(,, s. i. b
, tike, and Ani'ient l.n, uu ... ...
lh t'uivemlty of Virginia.
i:x i12xk i
Tuition, four Oradee. The It. fit as 5.1 t TS
3d, fll 5; 4th. Hti, for a Term ; outiug-i-ut
Fee, 64) cents j Mun.terial Sln.l-i.n r.
bAHUI Nu. u to n. arwk. a,u a o l.
d, tlftil; in th.oouiviry, 1 IV AgKM'KSie iih b-
pr mmiiir inua $,S to $.
A Ni-:w ri:ATi iu:.
8ecial It-ttires are deliver. ry w. k en all
r,nlyt;r.;,0.V,u'
ucoura et Uil.-i. I a ; an t
leiuro not eounntrd w.iti
u" .;oiirf .
lurlli the
year 107 atti.lriila wrrw ni-
roiled.
B. H. 3IAXA1U,
lroiUleiit.
May IU, 1K30 tf
A. V.. I lilUS.
CO.,
J
oo
Briscoe's
mi
Ml
bcim - fT f l at v!,l,...t,.
hn.l 1 1 til at
or
Mud WI..I . 4 I tft t
Wl
Tics. (tr, f 1 1.-,. 21..--
until you see our it tM ..... ,..
drcsn and trimniini-s to rii.twli at i,.i,..f
ry, r IT. r .1 Wy n. Our nr.l. r f,r
vain e, nn.l v... ,.u,,
' to kItp ri al h uf int
Shoes .Mailt
e at I.ouest Prices.
!.- r,riiM.. n,
I sixlx'tiio srl l)r. 1 1.0 Ia-k-.t
at .mr .l..r-
. -.. . r.. , . t , ,',
(ill r.l irimt sitfiiii a.
- ,.,,, v . , ,.f th? f,t if y,t ,ri;i ,.,?.,:t.
M in
m ill ;y
Ji.nriiest & Briscoe.
ill HOUSE MIB,
Al I.
1 j i ..i
i me! 'Meiiiriii
f. a .nil 1.
I . l. 1.1
All 3I.Ill1lH
W. CAIJDWrj.l.A c;o
" I tlfll iiiiiihI, n.
'
hx th is '7 ,
M lug frcm lh h V i if (ho l.i 11 111 I,
irn I... I'.. I 11. r(. (. ii.l.rit, I !. i. a
ll'M.r'.... II! ! II M' . f 1 ri.i.. .. , ..!,. I I .
"r.ln..r T H-rmm ..f U, i i,n 4 Immrir-I k r.
It l llift ri. ..r.l.fr.l I, 11. .1 1 ni.,, ' t. . I
11 - I r f. ur snrwuKv . k in I M ...1..
T't ll.ii 1 a kit l... .-r j ..I ...1.... 1 i.a
M..rni..n. I in.. r. . i,riiiK i. i. ri.
)-i.t t.-f t.i I I . . ii- .r 1 1 'ft ti... j .j ol ...ir
lirxx 1 ir. 1 I '. itirl a 1 ' tir l. im h :. ,.r ha
1-u ul jr f 1 1.1 1. .rn .1 th- '..nit h. i.M in 1 . . ,
011 Hi f.uirUi M i.). . f Jilt..', l I H.t.
f' III t I .. 1.1,1, IT I'," ...111. .1 I 1 nif.
Inif f t it a. l.. h. r.
I !... Ms, '., l-l. W. II. I W 1 a il.
tl JT 4w t ( I .. II, ,..
Sheriff's Sale cf Land
8v vinrin: or an oiwn:
of sale in II. r- it W. V. W -.SrnS k t o
. Im I - N iilmiiii t si, l.nt lr tk i i. t
of ll Cir- iiil Con, I i I II .11,1. i. u i ,.m,ij ai. i I . i.
I.Tf 11, I i'l
Mm-ln. llh July. 1- -0.
within th b ra! h.tfirs. in fr .i,l of II, o.uil Khm
.l.r lu th ! li of M rrul an, ll.u.l 4. a r- i ' ,
l ei. i. , fT. r t -r .a.. l in i ) I i.r t r
ra.li In I.. i, I. ail ll.crv! I, Itu. laaoi i., .1. i..i. 1
that J. K. Ii.Nia.ni, li r i f i. uu ai, I u iu au 1
the I .o ii, at .1. rnl r --r j , t .-ail ;
OS K TIUCT or !.!, Imik i.. 11. lu It
lin rtvil iliatru.t of ll.n l in, n.imi , an,) l-or, I.
ft k" lolliw. : ni II.. .S Mb ly J. . I ..... Ian I
on lhIa-tl.r J. K. 1.I n. n 1 1. k. ui i, i ,
It. Itoaa. Hu f". d to .v niaiu 'J or 3 a'. 1
l.l on ss th Isinls of J, K L"..i..n. 1 U a I til
tUy of Mj , Jtvxi.
nuti v i iM .r.
fnT 19, Hmi. , e:,,r !.
Sheriff's SaisTFLand"
Hv viimui; oi- an 01:111.1:
11 m of l In tl.r of Mai.f .r 1, ( 'Kau twrsa.
as Ailra, vi, lavi.l Nii.lamrTi sn. I Jm, a.
oil, lsjr f Hrilt..ti, Imml ,T t , , t
Cirt Mil Court of f'ainl.Uu rout.) . ,Bj i
re-t.-,l, f will, on "
ell to the hii'heat bidder, fr eae
l"Kl hour-, in front ,4 !! J ,n '0.'
MorrVtowu, ll.n.l l. u .on. ",r' ' '
claim au.l miid lb. I ,n "k '.'",
Slid t is 14 . f land ' '. I'-l- ha 1
rl II fli.trn t r.f liar-' " tnt? In t ! U
the etertiKoti ut
.".rn ...iiniT. nt.it -i riia in
V . W U. ,lr..T .i.
ni.y n,
iiaic. ir I mi".
swiff's Sale cf Land.
niY viu i ui; ok an oi:ni.i;
M J of sal. In th r of Tl.r-i. I. fm, f.r tfe
ii . of, jr., ii J.a. ,i 1'i.wh an I J. a . I i. .
I"ile. br tii Clerk of II, I ir. uil I' 'iirt i f Kane
bien cunty and to in. .tie. C .1, 1 nut, oa
Mtud-iy, JiltZ, 1KS(),
w 1 1 1 l ' i 1 . ). a I 1 1 . i r . In f roiil of C. C nrl L n Ii,
l.,rr i-t-, n, II n,t lii r nint , T Vi.tiew. , ,,a r I t
.ni to It... liyi.i to. I I. r, for eali ui I . I, a.l tha
rilit, till.-., i i.on ait'l ilematil Hi.t J, k. I .Mi.q
ha. h a e.t of lax. I liu.a" au.l I-. in t... Ii t,
nil l.lrl. t of llali'lwn c uiilt, w,u, !, 4l.r
i. niioi... on f , r Vi . W. .-.ir fl a , io,. f r
Kanf r.l, f lunilierlatn lr. lan.t it r.t ai
on i'tiiioa t. W o,-lriT a .
iii. I t 1 j I",
ni I ids. nt.fi,f.
IN THK Villi I IT Un ilT OF
( IiAiimium: roi nt,
j i;n.mxsi:i:.
mvoih r.
VTN THIS CATM; 11 Al'J'I-AH.
m t" in iii bri
i
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h.aie ..I "1 .-n in-. a, an ti t it,
isw lalil.nt are. en l.-r
1 1 that tiil... ii.i, Ue n.a.i i r f t
IU th M .ak'.r. a. .
W I'lr t'.l .rf',,! in Vi. rr .( ,,, 7rtt.
-.'; r.j.ui ,,.t aai.l u- u-ra., u.( ,j, ,,,. , x
1 ,. ar Uet. rs U( Jn Ir. f ntlr , t.u
ai a l .-iirt to m h.i.l f h- ttia rinim, ,.f t ,, i.(
at l.. o.irt-boua- lu 1 ...., an I ma.a ,l-t.t.
t i aa.d bill, or las ru. wCi 1 . f ,
ln as to I,, r. "
llita May It, Imi,
w.
n-r l-a w (.rafsefj.
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