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THE UNION FLAG.
jrOHESBOflOVGH, TENN.:. Friday, November 24, 1805. 'lSLJ-HiBVEir Ewrao, Esq;:, Is authorized t transact any business appertaining to tie Union Flag ".in Baltimore,Md. ..... v," ,' ; BRASS VERSUS BRAIN. , Whether the origin of braes can be traced back through the dim records of the past to the glorious forges -of the Cyclopes upon Mount Olympus, or was deduced from tho crucible of a. modern Vulcan, is , of no mo ment to the point in question., Jt frill serve no purpose to know that ihe- Hepbaestlan ar mour of Archilles and Arneas, the fatal col lor of Ilarmonla', and tbe brass throats and brass feet of tha fire breathing beasts of King ColcbJi, were.made-froro veritable kind of brans now in use. '"'. . .'. : Brass Is noted for its hard and imperious composition. - la heavy machinery,' it is uted in contact with abrasive, friction.' Prom tills fact; some genius, quick o discern analogies, in a follicking humor of vulgar Inclination, applied the term Brass, to the .tis animi forth,'.' Which enables man to display to "con gregations Wider his ignorance and 'erudi tion' Not content tvitb this fulmi'nation, be. further subjects to his satire, . self-reliance, esteem and defence, (It three grand ctuntiah of success, ' oqd tbe fulcra upon vrbich tbe shafts' of enry, malice' au'd detraction nre lifted up, and the poipts: about which , they harmlessly revolvo- The world ' has itcccptcd this rersion as correct, and Peter Bullion tells u'i to'at common consent in tho world of let ter, eaTsblisbei the validity of law, tVo do not iadvo'catc : a disgusting arrpga tion of self-imnprtance end superiority, our point is this : Brass, as synonymous with Vi proper appreciation of perianal ability and sig nificance, is absolutely ncecssarg to a stern ad herence to whatever- is honest in principle, lovely in. virtue, manly in character, .-Godlike in good ness, and bentficeni to mankind... This kind of brass vaults over selfish ends And subserves the general good. The aid oflhe-phylan-thropist, be, hurls his scathing phiiipics against tho bulwarks of error ; the friend of the statesman, lie unmasks the perilous ten dencies of partisan fanaticism ; the constant companion of the Gospel-bearer, he thunders (he Heaven's anathemas upon the unrcpent ing, with eloquence inspired " by Ilini who spake as never man spake before." Briin has accomplished woitylers. Acquir ing a knowledgo of the material Universe it has reduced the laws of its Government, to the science of philosophy, and from the analogies of created matter, contrived much for human comfort, convenience and enjoy ment. But, had not brass pinioned its inven tions and discoveries, for (light beyond the cloisters of its prison study, they would bo as a lamp in a sepulchre, its light is there, but reveals nothing save the corruption that festers around it. Tbo mariner, in awe of reasonings false onco crept cautiously along the coast, guided by some mark upon the land, or at best, somo star In tho sky, not venturing upon the full! id monsters of the mid-ocean, but since the bhape la settled, "the vast cxpansivo main is as tho dry ground," and he steers his Ic viathan on the " shortest practicable route." Tbo foibles and groundless reasonings of superstition, have succumbed to tho bold In vestment of philosophic truth. The fulling or disappearing of a star from its ethereal orbit, the change nnd eclipse of planets are no longer regarded and dreaded, as pre- cursers'of impending calamities, nor tho law less meteor, coursing with fiery trial amid the starry worlds, as a firebrand of Heaven, ta kindle the flames of universnl nnnibiln. tiou. With tbe light of that philosophy, res cued by tho bold Galileos or scientific re search, from tho oblivion of forced abjura tiou. Our visions Ihrongli "at Immensity plon-c, Pes wurMs od wuiliU, compose one universe i I ilwurm liow system Into othrr systems ruus, Whs plaueM elivlo other suns," )'rrctlii(; an Urasillsuirns tho ken or mm, All moving In concert with tbi Almighty plan. Iu awe struck praiBO of tho Creator's wis- nd omulnotence. His works with all tholr apparent discord and lawlcssutss "Whoso body ntturt Is, and Ood tbo soul,' Do wc not owo to brass chiefly, our deliver ance from tho borrlUlo bondago of former delusions and balis credulities 7 Though it Is not a suggestion of large cx pcrlsnce, to young men just entering tho threshold of unaided efforts, wc sny Itrasi as synonymous with iclf-relinnc aud inde pendence of thought and action, is tuo sure LarbiuEcr of succesi. This does not Imply, a disregard and con tempt for the wisdom of tue pnet, but tbe perfecting of what it begau. But spurn from you that Ignoble servility which accepts tb judgment and conclusions of others, with out considering their tonablcness. Fill your granaries with tho harvest of your minds. If your aspirations draw you to tho learn d professions, choose for your models their brightest ornamcuts. Emulato tho virtues which secured their grealaois emulato tho elf-rellanco of tbat member of tho bealing craft, who went to the sick-chamber, dlssoc tion room and the hospital of tbo slain In battle, as tho belt of beauty, confident in tho triumph of her charms, goes to tbo halls of festivity. Emulato lb Independence of Koo and Latimer, who, amidst the IuqulsU torlal Torrors, planted tho banners of tho Christian Religion. Emulato tho ladepen- deac of Sugland, Wondrous Three," who csrvod tbo stgaat of disgrace upon her royal dlsderu, for cruelty aud injustice to ner in- ut uerenicncies. 1o1 has given Ua creatures ft work to per. form a superstructure to build, whose sum mit will reach his throne, fie has also given us tbe ability to perform our respective la bors, "'alike essential to the amazing whole," nnd the rnore we expand and develope that ability, the more efficient will be our labours, tbe more glorious its rewards r.-Life js arwarftrerj to ; test" thw;ronc "aud strength of human composition.- The world discourages laudable effort, and scoffs at boa orable ambition. A foe to the truth, cease. less nnd untiring iu its crusades, still it can be vanquished, by a corresponding boldness of attack, nnd determination for victory. Tbe sword is powerless, rusting in its scab bard. . The simple possession of intellect will avail nothing You must exercise it In the skillful manoeuvre, and . reconnoitre of the enemy' assailable- points, or you will be as incfCciut s tho weaponless soldier upon the field of bloody contest. Genius alone will be of as little avail as powder without lead j though full of it, you are but a blank car tridge; you make a great flush aud noise but will send nothing to tbe mark. ! Let your signal enmrnons to strife be, Away Error, Onward Truth. Inscribe upon your shield, self reliance springing from a proper appreciation of individual Interest ; signifi canco nbd responsibility, is victory itself. The enemy will flee before your advancing banners, or fall beneath your sabre's deep Incisions. Gird yourselves with principles of moral rectitude I . Summon' up all your energies, and next to Him who sustains us all, rely for success, each nponbis own pow ers. . ' " ' . ' ' : Ibna panopled in the invulnerbility of brass you will pass from ccnQict to con Diet in victcrp pride and glory, until you reach the gonl of enlightened and philanthropic nspirctiOQj. ; , - . HARMONY. 716 aword is beaten into the ploughshare, and the spear into the pruning book." We have learned the arts of war, and returned to those of pence. Reconciliation has taken place. The Union the great Excelsior of nations is in rapid progress of reconstruction Ferguson and Wirz have " gone up the spout'" and Jeff is announced to start on a foreign tour at an early day. Sambo gone and Dinah too! "Missus" in tho kitchen in dough up to her eyes I Mnssa on the farm building fences to the skies. Trade is active, nnd grcen- bncVs abundant. Goods cheap, the bcstquali ty, nnd merchants obliging. Weather glori ou8, anu Indian summer Hangs its vapor wreaths upon forest, hill and mountain top. The ladies wear waterfalls nnd sweet smiles Cupid too, shoots his arrows, and love and matrimony heal the wounds. Rebels get ou a spree, go to Washington nnd como back with blue-bellies, and their pockets full of pardonB. Preachers preaching, lawyers ly log, doctors killing. Click I click 1 1 click ! ! ! go tho type, and tho "Flag" issues every Friday. All is harmony I All is harmony since- the harmony of crinoline nnd Patent leather. WANT GREENBACKS. If some loval people In our knowledge who arc so extremely anxious to bo " Indem nificd" by Uncle Sam, for the losses sustain cd by tbe war, would reflect for a moment, we think tbey would cease their claniorings aud conclude tbey had not lost so much after all. How standsthe case, exacting sliylocks? When the rebels posscs.ad the country, you sold them your surplus at big figure and invested heaps of "Confederate trash," In property ofa tangiblo'and permanent charac ter. And you did this without compulsion. no foar of " durance vilo" or the hangman's rope Influenced you to contribute your mitb of strength, to the general defiance of the laws of your country.'' You trafficked In the " contrabands of war" and the transactions made you rich, when the ribs " got hard up for grub," they demanded tithes of your suddenly acquired opulence, and you refused their dctireciiited paper in payment. Uncle Sam In bis Southern peregrinations, paid you a visit nnd " APi'RorBiATKD " a few hor ses, cuttle, and grain (undo is n Jehu and a voracious eater,) to serve his further jour neyings. Uucle Sam was a great terror to tho robs, and they fled in wild ditmmy before him. When tbey reached tho castcru sea board, tbo wand of rebel prowess was bro ken, tbo whole country restored to tho do tniulon of the "old Flag, " and you WPitrEN dently rich, and ones uioro benccfunrard FREEMEN. ricnso examine your debits and credits and be euro wbcm tho balance hhcet places iu nrrcurs, before yon so lustily demand a set tlement. THE PRESENT. Wo nro returning to our former prosperity uud contentment with amazing alacrity. I'cnco iJ beginning to contrast Its salutary triumphs In hopeful preeminence, with the devastations of war. Ths stimulus of Its re wards has Infused ronl, energy and diligence with every avocation of life. The ring of tho anvil, the sound of tho hammor, tho whirl of tho spiudlu and the builders loud nnd frequent calls for "muro mort" announco tho day spring of a new and glorious era. Tho nox lou cumbrauce of tho soil Is disappearing be fore tbo keen irythc, nnd tho merry planta tion songs of tho busbuudmni), clearing the stabborn turf with bis ploughshare, art heard iu all directions. Happy children nro seen wending their way to tho ichool-room, thero preparing to direct tho destinies of their eeneration for bonor and usefulness. Civil law Is the umplro of strife, and tbo dis- peninry ofjuttico. Another evidence of roturnlng happiness and prosperity, and by fur tho most cheer ing, I tho great religious Inlorsst now being manifested throuehont the country. These snlrltualawakonlngsslgnallxo Ih continuance of God' mercy and lov to tho people. WbjVt thousands wcro Consigned to tbe ruth Ic'stfiijJlcbery of tbo word, they escaped its insstlits butchery. Iu the delirious rapturos tiftb'ir Joy iltbo dawn of fttzt, tbey criWl praieo ud tbsukfgiving io their Cfont THE EAST TENNESSEE UNION Preserver. He is now puttine the sincerity of their gratitude to an open test, by calling upon them to come to tbe help of tbe Lord agninst the mighty. " , Tho record of the last four years consti tutes tbe darkest pages of our national his tory, but the present is ours to retrieve their misfortunes and prevent the recurrence of their crimes and Iniquities. It encourages the hope of our profiting by. sad and painful lessons of the past. All, with buoyant spir its and cheerful hearts, seem actively and earnestly engaged in the work of reparation. Surely our nation is beginning to realize and fulfil tho destiny of nnapproacbablo grandeur and glory, for which it was crea ted. . ' . . : ; V ' Rebel Audacity. -Two returned Confederate soldiers went to tbe house of Dr. Clifl'in " Franklin on. last Wednesday, nnd demanded soma food in a very rude mannor of tbe ladies, who were tha only persons present. , Ono of them said tbat he bad been fighting tha Yankees, and tbe peoplo owed him a support. ' Ho then pro ceeded to abuse tha ladies in the most insult ing language for some time, telling them tbey were a pacK ot xankecs. vvniiebe was go ing on iu this strain Uencral J. P. Brovrnlow arrived, and learning the state of affairs, pro ceeded to give tho two intruders n terrible thrashing, knocking them down nnd giving them a benrty kicking for their insolence. Fress and Jmes. Tbe General pitched into tbe two drunken blackguards with an old sword, nnd gave them n sound nad telliug drubbing. Tbeso men will ba arrested for a violation of their parole. Tbe next evening the General and Col Maynard were way-laid and robbed in four miles of FrBnkliu, as they were going from Nashville in a.buggy. The ball fired at the General pasted through his clothes and cut bis shirt. In his hurried attempt to get his revolver, it slipped down his pants ;into his boo'-lefr, or he would have killed ono of the gang. Knoxvillc Whig. Letter from R. Hoddio. Military Prison, V Nnshvillce, Tenn., AuguBt 14, 1865. To ZTt'j Excellency, TTm. 0. Jirownlow, Governor Tennessee noNORKD Sib : owing to rumors and clam ors that nre and have been in circulation in regard to my character during the rebellion, both ns n citizen and soldier, 1 deem it proper, nnd in justice to mysc)!, my family nnd friends, to ask to transmit to the people of East Tennessee, regardless of party principles, through tho medium of tho Knuxvillc Whig, tho fuctH which in many instances have given rise to the reports being spread nbroaj with a view to mnligti my name and standing. In 1801, the State Legislature passed the ordinanco of secession, which I b'tterly op posed, and did sincerely hope tho ordinanco would be defeated, as I loved my State, aud wished her to stand ns she was. On the 8th day of June, 18G1, it was sub mittcd to the people for their " Ratification" or "Rejection." I voted " Rejection, ' and was pained when 1 learned tbe ordinance of secession was "ratified." I did not wish to go with my Stnto into rebellion, but knowing thero was no middle or neutral (rrnund, and that I must either eo against my State nnd with her opponents, or go with tier, I was greatly troubled and per plexed. Tennessee is my native State I had been born nnd reared upon her soil, and had bceu inculcated with the idea from childhood to miuihoodl'hrid had taught my family the aamo precept.', that her "laws nnd Institu tions were right." After considering the matter, I cnino to tho conclusion it was my duty to go with my native State, as she had declared by an overwhelming voice that it was her will. On the 1st of September, I entered the Confederate service as a Captain, and served ono year. I conducted myself as becomes the true soldier, treating those I en mo in ron tactwith, whether.n Federal soldier, citizen, or whoever it might be, with the true respect and courtesy duo them ; and as a Confederate soldier, true !) the cause 1 had espoused. In August, 18(i2, I resigned and went to my home in East Tunnessee, endeavoring to live peaceably, as I had dono before the war. Tho portion of tlio Stnto whore I resided was somc'inics occupied by the Federals, and at other tinier by thu Confederates. I treat ed my Union neighbors the snmo as I did be fore the war, uud in many cuscs Ihcj can.o to me when tho Confederates were iu possession nnd asked tnu to give them my lullneuco and aid iu obtaining reparation for property, 4c, that wero taken from them by th Confeder ate soldiers, which I did frequently , nnd by my influence and pcrsoua! exertions my ef forts were generally crowned with suceesH. The above statements made by me can bo substantiated by Rood, reliable Union men. I tuny have said soinu hard tiling to per sons residing In my neighborhood, but I was Instigatud to do so by titter nbhomiro of anything hypocritical. Tho persons to whom these bard words wcro littered wero men whom I considered devoid of principle men whom I personally knew were hypocrites in every score of tho word who to-day would change their principles in politics or anything else for fear or gain, and to-morrow would do the same, thai, is c linn go again, Rut tho true, high-toned Union men of that section, I respect for their fixed principles, and have theirs In return. Owing to the unsettled condition of affairs In Tennessee , I Joined the rebel servlco nftniu In March, 1305, shortly after Loe surrendered. I marched to Mount Sterling, Ky., and tlieio was paroled took tho oath of amnesty at Louisville, Ky., In good faith, and have lived in accordance with tho tnino since then, and the same la my Intention ever hereafter. I notice In tho papers a communication dated Joneshoro', Tenn., containing what is there slated as a " black list," signed by " William Stephenson nnd R. lloddle." So far as I am concerned, the whole thing Is n fabrication of the deepest the. I never sltrn- od such a document, nor had anything to do with promulgating sucn a list, which I can and will prove. I remain, Governor, lour ooeuieut servant, R. llODDtl. Tlio Now OrloftfiH Molta of Novem ber 15tb hUIos Hint nn umistuil activi ty nrovnils among tho military circles In that city filnco the roccntlon of to font disputchoB from the Kio Grande. Mystcrioiia orders hnvo uoon lamieu. Salon of boats nro prohibited, and those on hand wero being placed on a war footintr. Sales of nil transporta tion und aupnlioB cloned. Tho flrt, fourth nnd sixth roiriments Kecular Cavalrv hnvo boon ordered to embark for Indianola, Texan, nnd report to duty nt San Antonio to Ger.prul Mor rltt. Tho demounted Colored Cuv nlry at New Orleans In dentlned to tbo aamo place uenerai roByme, ucner nl HhorSdan's Chlff of Staff, baj gono to Bra 20. The South Carolina ri)i. New York, Nov. 14. The World's Columbia correspondent, ot the 9th inst., states that the resolution report ed from tho Commissioners on Feder al Relations to tho legislature to tho effoet that South Carolina having ful ly complied with the requirements of tho amnesty proclamation .of Presi dent Johnson, and having emancipa ted her slaves, is entitled to their po sition as conquered people and accept ing of tho, terms of offered them, tho withdrawal of military rule, to which, they say, the faith of tho Government stands pledged. Tho re presentatives say they have, with hon est purpose and entire loyalty of heart, given their solemn pledges to lienco forth seek' their' welfaro in tho Union. Tho resolution was not acted upon that day in consequence of tho receipt of a message from Gen. Perry relative to tho. question ot adopting .tho con stitutional amendment. Nkw York, Nov IC The steamer Montcztirra from Kingston,' Jamnb a, has arrived.' Major General OTJon ner had assumed command of British troops and special volunteers, by re quest of Governor Ryer. 1 ; Troops wero on their way to Mande ville. Several were executed at Port An tonio, all of whom confessed guiit nnd acknowledged tho justico of the sent ence. Later advices from Port Morant, of tho 22d, report soveral rebels con demned to death, iucluding Gordon Cuiller, and the complete crushing of the rebellion. Tho entire lino of road from Sang bar to Manchional Buy, eight miles, is strewn with dead bodies bo as to render tho road impassible. Two Spanish wur Bteamers arrived on tho 21st from Ilavana and placed at tho disposal of tho authorities. The British 'ship-of-wur Sergeant arrived on tho 28th from Barbadoes with troops. Jamaica papers say outrages com mitted by tbo rebels against tho Hay tien government and on tho flag of England, will insure tho leaders a pun ishment as they never thought would bo realized. The U. S. steamer DeSoto bad ar rived on tbo 3lst with refugees from Capo liny tien, among whom was tho Consuls of Prusia and Hamburg, and started again, carrying some of them back to CapoUajtien, including the Prussian Consul. Gen. Lnlnane, tho rebel loader, was among tho persons killed at Capo Hay tion by shots of tbo Bull Dog. New York, Nov. 16. Tbo follow ing dispatch was sent to tho Provis ional Governor of Georgia, by Presi dent Johnson, on tho 15th instant: " The organization of a police forco in several counties, for the purpose of arresting marauders and suppressing erimo and enforcing civil authority, as indicated in your prcnmblo, meetB my approbation. It is hoped your polico will, as soon as practicable, tako upon themselves tho responsibility of enforcing nnd sustaining all laws of tbo State and tho Fodcrnl Government, in conformity to tbo Constitution of tbo United States." Galvkston Post Ovfick Open. Tho Houston Telegraph, of tbo Clh inst., announces that tho post olllco at Galveston opened on tho 4th inst , and that tho mails for Texas will como direct to tho oflico hereafter. W Gen. Bragg took tho oath of nlleianco on tbo l)lh preparatory to applying to President Johnson for pardon, A Terrible riungo. 0;i Wednesday a sailor took a leap from tho center of tho cast iron bridge at Sunderland, which is 100 feet above tho water. Tho man applied of tho magistrate on Saturday for permission to perform tho exploit but their Worships refused V connlc nanco it. Afterward, however; bills were issued announcing that "Steph en Jeflry, tho great Knglish diver, from tho Islo of Wright," would at twenty minutes past three o'clock on Wednesday, make tho extraordinary nnd daring loan," from tho cooler of tho west side of iho bridge. Police wcro posted on tho bridgo rf, tho hour appointed, but tho man, droasod us a sailor, passed through tho crowd without lining recognizee. Aoout half past three o'clock bo swldenaly throw off his coat, gavo it into tho hand:i of iv friend, and (lion mounting tho rails, quickly leapod down head foremost to tho river. I)ospito the strong wind blowing at tho timo bo soemod to go down In nlmost n stralgth course, but boforo roaching tho wulor gathered himself up nnd muuo n id ur: ifo hands over head In orthodox diving fashion. Ho roso to tho puifaco almost immediately, nnd then coolly swam after nnd pick ed up nn nrnngo which he took out of bis breast and throw over just bo- loro takinir his lean, Jlo then turn ed to swim irehoro to ono of the land ings, but a nohblo manned by two of tho river polico rowod up nnd tooic him on bourd. llo wns landed nt tho Pnnns Ferry landing, nnd walkod ftshore parsing through an Immenso crowd of people, who irreetod him with loud cheers. It Is statod that tho man lias often undertaken daring lenps before, nnd that ho will next visit Now Cnstlo nnd take a leap from tho High Level Bridgo. New Custlo (Eng.) Chronicle The Joneshoro' Tost OfhVa will b epen n Sunday mornlnRs from htlf pfn six to "If l ist ievrn o'clo'.k. , ELAG. SELt YOUB UKCTTBRENT MOSEV. TflE FOL lowiug are tbo ratt paid bj THOMAS 8. II AUK, liKOKEK, corner of Union anJCullrga atreet, huh ille.for uncurrcnt mney. Theeo quotations are 11a. 1)1 e tofluctuau, but ma; ba depended on aufflcieut length of time for remittance to be reoelTed bj mail or eipieat, if forwarded without delay. TENNESSEE Bank of Fultea 25 " ttavannah 42 ' " tbe State of Oa 25 City Bank of Augusta 26 Bank of Tenneuee, old sue Plantrm' Bank Union Bank Bank of Chattanoaga " ' " Commerce ' Knoxvlllo " Memphis I'nrmrra anu JlecJuu- ic' Bank Mechanics' Bank Mechanics' and l'lau ters Bank .. Planters Bauk Union Bank NOUTli CAROLINA. Bank of Cap Fear " Middle TonnesMM 85 !' Paris 40 tbe Union par West Tennrtseo 35 Buck's Btnk par " Cnarlotto 48 " ' Clarendon SS Commerce 45 ' FayetteTille par " Lexington 40 ' M Carolina 75 . Wadesboro' " Washington 30 " Wllmlugtoo Yancevvilla City Bank Commercial Bank ' Merchants' " Northern. ' Ocoee " Bauk ofSbeibyTllle Southern Bauk, - Traders' Bank Life and Uenerai Insu rance Company SOUTH CAhULI.NA. Bank of Camden " Charleston " " Chester . ' Georgetown " Hamburg " Newberry " tho Stato of 8 25 Commercial Bank farmers' Bank of N U Carolina A) Merchants' Bank 25 Bank of boxburo ' SO Miner' aud Planters 30 . Sank 84 VIKOINIA. Sank of Bi rklcy 30 " . Commerce 15 " Howardsvilla 20 " ' tbe old Uomin loa 14 " Bicbmnud ' 22 " ilociibridga 60 " Rockingham Carolina - Commercial Biuij Exchange Uuuk Kirmera and Excbaara Bauk Merchants, Bank Peoples' Bank Planters' Bauk of Fair Held Plauteis' and Mechan ic Bauk State Bank boutbwistern Railroad Uuion Bunk LOUISIANA Bank oi America " Louisiana " Nsw Urieani Canal Bauk Citizens' Hank Crescent City Bank Louisiana State Bank Mechanics' A i'raderi Bauk Merchants' Bank zu Boutterille .20 it ths Valluy of Virginia SO " Virginia 20 Wheeling 85 " Winchester 85 Central Bank of Va 20 Danville Bank 2g kxebange Bank of Va 20 Excbauge bonk of Wes ton 20 Exchange Bank at Alex andria 40 Faiimount Bani CO Farmers Dui ef Fin os Lie J 30 Farmers Bani of Va 25 Manufacturers' and Fanners 30 Merchants Bani 25 Merchants and Me chanics' 80 Northwestern Bani 60 21 10 25 70 par 30 60 90 90 40 40 80 40 tO 80 Mouthern Bauk Union Bank New Orleans Scrip ALABAMA. Bank of Mobile 70 " Montgomery 11 Sclma Ceutral Bauk Commercial Bank Eastern Bank Northern llauk Southern Buuk 868ontuwcstei'U Bau 50 2aTradert' Ban SO 28 Gold 1 45 i Silver DolUrs 142 to " Halves and Qnar 70 ters 185 Dimes and alf UtUUUIA. k 90 Dime 133 Central Rail Road Ban Georgia ltailroad and Vouchers 88 90 Tennessee Bonds 83 70 Davidson county bonds 70 70 L aud B R Script 75 30 The above bonds are 10 bought with coupous, 30 from 18G1 included 15 N Carolina Coupons 30 12 Memphis City Coupons 40 15 Tumi --see Coupous 61) Georgia Coupons 50 Bauklng Company Bank of Middle Us Marine Bank Bank of Augusta Augusta Insuranc Bauk of Athens " Columbus " Commerce Eniplro i-Uti Notes of Maui of Tonnessee dated 1801, or signed 0. D. Torbett, President, are ujw issue, and are bought.at 10 cents. San FnANcisco, Nov. 10. The flection in Kevmla for locnl officers, the Legislature nnd Congress, took plnce on the 7th. Ashley, the Kvpublicrtn, for Congrces, hits about 1,000 majority. Great IIritian. A mooting bad boon called at London of persons in terested in such of tho old American securities as havo been in arrears pre viously to or in consequonco of tho war, with a view of forming a com mittco. Tho securities in respect of which this agitation is commenced nre bonds of Virginia, Louisiana, Ten nosseo, North Carolina, South Caroli na, Georgia and Missisbipi, and vari ous railways and bouts in those States. Tho wholo of which repre sent a very heavy amount. Another Atlantic Cable. Tho failure ofathe Great Eastern has not discourngeJ either tho ehnrcholJcrs of the Trn8-Atlntic Cublo company or tho new French compnny which bus obtuined permis sion to lny down n cablo between Frnnco nnd tho United Stntcs. Mr. Alberto Iiilicstinin hits undertaken this enterprise, nt his own risk, lint this time the compnny dose not in tend to Bii'imrrgo a cnbte for any enormous distance, ns there will bo intermediate edi tions. The following is the truck nt present contemplated : From Paris to Lisbon, nod nnd theure to Canary Islands along the const of Morocco, Ironi tho Canary Islands to Cape Verd, along tho African coast, which stations at St. Louis (Senegal,) and at Gorcoj from Cnpc Terd to Cape Sn. lloquc, on the. const of Brazil (a distune- of les3 than one-hslf that of tho cablo Intended to bo laid Ly tlio Great Ka.tcrn ,) form Cape St. Roiiuo to Cayenne, along the American coast, and from Cayenne to New Prlcnps by tho count, or probably by cables ronncrt'iig tho Wcti India Inlands. Tlio enterprise Is moro easily practicable than tiiat roncclvcd In England. Tho only difficulty will be to secure the prcsfrvnlon of the lino on tho African coast, and that secur ity may be obtained Ly means cf guard sta tions. The company will have n commission for one hundrod years, and tho French gover mcnt the right of nniking any othoit conces sion during that time. A suhrctlon of four millions of francos, payable by luinulinonts, will ho granted when tho company shall have obtain tho authorizntloui from nil the government over whose territory tlio electric Is to pas. .Tho tlcclrlc communication be fween I'ary nnd Canary hlands Is to bo com pleted within ttrcc years, nnd tho "hulo line within five. JoKli. llllllnaon B"' Josh Billing ivrn iho world with a briol oHHiiy on dogs. " Dtf" In the lump," says Joshua, " nro useful, hut they oro not ulways prcfltnblo. Iho Nufoiindlin dog is useful to navo chil. drcn from drowning but you have got to havo ft pond of water nnd chil. (Iron riming about karolesB, or olso tho dog ain't profitnblo. Thero ain't nothing made boarding ft Nufoundlin dog. Jiat terriers nro useful to catch ratsjbut tliQ rats ain't profitable nl'tcr you havo kechod thorn. Tho shepherd dog is useful tow drivo hoop, but If you go and buy a flock of shoep, and pay more than they nro wuth, Jost to keep tho dog buzsty. tho dog ain't pro Clablo not much. Lap dogs nro very useful but If you don't hold them In your lap nwl tho timo, they nln't pro fitable nt all. Tho conch dog is ono of tho most useful uv dogs I know uv; bntyou havo got to havo a coach, (and that uln't always pleasant,') or you can't realize from tho dog. Thus wo soo thut wbilo dog aro gciiorlly useful, thero aro limes whou thoy ain't fjvncially profitable." THE UNION FLAG. Jonesboro', November 24, 18G5. LOCAL ITEMS. Errata. Tbe printer in making up tha form on the outside of the " Flag " this week," made nn error m the story oP'Mock-a-Moc." Tbe last chapter was accidentally placed in' - tbo middle of tbe itory, nnd tbe reader wilt readily correct the error by referring to tbs. number of the chapter. Tbmperancb Mebtino. There wilj be . temperance, meetiug held at tbe Methodist Church this evening at half past six o'clock. ' Rev.' Dr; Drake will addrcse the meeting' Let every member of our community and es- . peclally the young men attend this meeting. Let there be. an old fashioned temperance meeting, such a one as will make tbe toper : and whiskey-vender quail and tremble. In this connection we will mention ! 1 cir cumatanco which we have learned in regard to a few of ouryonng men of Jonesboro'.. Somo half n dozen have bound themselves up in a bond of three thousand dollars with good security not to drink any spiritons liquors for the term of two years. We hope every' yoong man in the community will do like wise then down will go the "doggeries." tgy The meeting appointed at tbe Odd Fellows Femalo College for this evening to form a Literary Society, hne been postponed until tho religions revival is closed. B, Tns Post Okticb is now kept ncit door to tbe " J7nton Flag" Office, on the plat form near the Depot. Tbo List of Letters remaining iu tho Post Office nt Jonesboro', will be published next week. Postage Stamps and Stamped Envel opes can always bo had at the Post Office. Private Boxes ore required Ly the Post Office Department to be rented out to indi viduals. Tho price is S0ct9 per quarter la advance. Br&. Tns weather Is again cold but pleas ant. A mere favorable fall lor the farmer hag not been known for many years, and it has been well improved much more wheat haa been sown on account of the favorable sea son thnu would havo been if it had been otherwise, nnd the crop is getting a fine growth before the extreme cold weather of winter sets in. Thanks. Mr. James A. Dillworth, Drng. gist, has the thanks of Mrs. G. for a splen did toilet package. Mr. D. has just received a largo assortment of Drugs, Dye Stuffs nnd Fancy Articles. All who desire anything In his line will bo accommodated if they give him a call. Seo his advertisement of fresh Drugs. IT Wi learn tbat the Iter. K. V. Wilis, and the Rev. Mr. Watbiimjbv, a Missionary, will preach In the rnwIiytcrianCliureli iu this place on Sabbath uexl. Mam Shot. Wo learn that James Fitzgtr nld, an old citizen of this county, was shot and killed by some unknown person or per sons last week. We have no pnrtirulars of the murder. T The duties devolving on us ns Tost Master have prevented us from keeping up the narrative of tho "Adventures of I.t. Doug lass. " It will be resumed in our next. Wiikre's Your Mulb7 We are pfad the poor critter has ben put away. The estab lishment heretofore graced with the sign of tho "Mule," is no more. Our friend who had this establishment has made several attempts to get out of the business but failing In ev ery effort, he came to town tho other dny and like a man, took tho liquors that were still on hand and put them nway. llo has boxed up the wholo concern, nnd has determined to let others sec that ho is a man who loves his country of which, he gave evidence by going OHt in her defence, flu, our hearts were pulnod whou ho came home, fresh from tho battle-field nnd opened out hia establish ment. Now wo arc again proud of him nnd wc hope others will go and do likewise. Como boys, you want to bo respected, just 11 tack about" ns tho old sailors say, and go toward tlio promUcd land. You would feel much better to be adding to tlio happiness of oth ers than destroying so much. You hud bet ter bo in haste, too, if you don't, the tide of moral power, which Is now sweeping through our land will roll over you and leave you without the honor of having thrown In your mite of your own freewill. Think about it boys, yet, don't think too long but acln tha living present. Rtviv.w.s or Rklioiok. Tho Revival of re llginn commenced a fortnight ago In the M. K. Church, Is still in ptogress, and In Inter est, Is said to surpass any meeting of the kind, ever held In this place. About sixty souls have professed conver sion. The profess. ng Christians of our town eem to bo most wonderfully strengthened la tho faith. Tho Church Is crowded almost every night, and the mostpcrfVct order pre. vails. Tho bent attention li paid to ths preaching of the Word, and a deep concern iccms to be manifested by many who, a ihor time ago, were scoffing at religion. We bop the good woik will go on until every Louse In thli town becomes ft house of nriyii. AnoTukr Ritival. Rov, J. Warthman, U conducting a mooting near Oreenevllle, at which, tbey have had the preionce of the Lord. Up tq last Monday O'gbt, ou hundred, and two had joined tin Church, Tho meet ing bad then been In progress about or week, and was still going on. Still. Akotiibb.-I Dricker'i District, a few mlli from this place, thorehas bsn still greater nunbers converted from tholr sins. Over two hundred, w learn, have Iheri msdo profeselop of faltb In Christ. This peak well for tbe future-nd It Is to b boped that the morals of taut Tonnessee will finally bo unsurpassed by nny country on tho globs. A prou'l and "llbrly loving pcofln" with. "God for their Huler."