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Jhwbillt 'iftUchlji &tbtg ant) Chronicle: fttfcimcstmn, December 20, 1873
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Rate of AdverllalBB In Weekly.
Ten lino, or ln lolid. to oonatitai quire.
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2 viaarw , 3 Oil
fcquarei j 4 5u
ISqoarm 6 50
554Uarf J 7 60
The calaboose wag crowded on
Christmas day. What a sheme 1
They have a municipal election at
Sweetwater on the first day of January.
The Eplpbunay (Episcopal) Church
will have a Christmas tree on Wed
nesday night. ,
A C7! pounder of Fall Branch, It is
said, will soon marry a good lady
whose weight Is only TOO.
The Greeneville Intelligencer says:
It is thought that the Cotton Factory
ut Union will go into operation soon.
The farmers of Greene county are
going to plant a much larger crop of
tobacco this season than ever before.
There la a revival going on at Cedar
Grove Church, on Horse Creek, Greene
county. Revs. Ruble, Hughes and
others officiating.
On Saturday afternoon a fight took
place near the Lamar House, but as
we noticed no arrests made, we sup
pose it was of little conseqence.
A oar load of turkeys were shipped
from here some days since. Forty of
them were thrown off dead at Morris
town. Grteneville lutelligeiicer.
John Edward Hook, of Blount coun
ty, who was badly scalded on the Kith
inst,, mention of which was made at
the time, died last Tuesday. Ho was
about 10 years old.
Mr. James Donaldson, of Unitiii,
has 1,50(1 bushels .of wheat now ready
lor the market, and other produce In
proportion ; also twenty-four head of
line mules.
Saturday the lsth inst. Mrs. James
Yost, of Uniou was seriously poisoned
by eating sweet pickles prepared in a
copper kettle. She however recovered
under the treatment of Dr. Faierent.
C. Jay French, Esq., the very efll
eient Superintendent, of Railway Mail
(Service for the Fifth Division, "with
headquarters at Cincinnati, was in the
city yesterday.
To prevent pumps from fret zing up
in cohl weather, it is only r.eees-aay
to raise up the bundle uulil the end of
piston strikes the valve and trips it,
when tho water will ail run out of the
The gentlemen, who help llu-u.ij.elvt s
regulaily to Spurgiu's duii.v ut J one-- I
boro win fcet, into trouiiie at the next
fair, fur Hpurgcoii and "ye local" will
be there uud make things warm for
A cadet says " two of our Professors
remarked to us a day since that they
had not seen a half dozen sober cadets
since the holidays. We have seen
men just like the said Professors, who
even thought that the lamp posts were
A poor family consisting of 't man,
liis wife and some children, were at
the river bank on Christmas eve with
out shelter or food. Officer Learry
was informed of the fact, and we sup
pose, the Chief Marshal, also, and we
nope they were relieved. '
TheMcGhee Baptist Church had a
marriage as a portion of Chrismas ex
ercises, and Mr. Jos. L. Frasier and
Misa Lucy L. Furgerson were united
in the holy bonds of matrimony. Af
ter this some presents were distribu
ted to the scholars.
The Greeneville Union and Ameri
can bays : It is with regret we learn that
that most, estimable lady, the widow of
ex-President Johnson, is seriously ill
at the residence of her daughter, Mrs.
Patterson, at Home.
"Have you any nice fresh farmer's
eggs?" inquired a precise old lady at a
grocery store. "No, ma'am," replied
the practical clerk, "but we have some
very good hen's eggs." She took three
to try
The Athens Post says: IT. H. Mat
lock, of the Eastanallee Valley, sold
"3 hogs which averaged 2S0 pounds.
There was nut a hog in the lot 10
months old and 5 of the number were
under 10 months. All pure Berksblres,
and were sold at 7 cents a pound gross.
The Athens Post says 'Squire James
Lillard, one of the oldest and best citi
zens of Meigs county, died at his resi
dence, near Decatur, last Friday. He
was one of the earliest settlors of the
county, and was held In high esteem
by all who knew him as au honest,
good man.
Near Brick Mill, on the 17th inst.,
Bays the Maryville Republican, Laura,
a daughter of MaDsfield Stallions,
about 11 years old, was badly turned.
She was standing near the fire-place,
her clothing caught on fire, and be
fore any oue could get to her assistance
every lured of clothing was burned oft'
her person. At last acoounts she was
supposed to be dying.
Home persons without the fear of
God or man io their hearts, destroyed
the railing on the eastern approach to
the Clinch street bridge, and also the
lamp in front of Mr. Jiinman's sash
and blind factory. We uuderstand
that the parties are known. If thiB is
the case, we hope that they will be
indicted and punished to the fullest
extent of the law.
John It. Spurgin weighed a lot of
nogs last iuouuay that averaged 660
pounds. Mr. S. shipped tlve car loads
of hogs last week, and lias the same
amount at Limestone Denot to shin
this week. He baa the "brag lot" of
nogs in upper j-.ast Tevmessee. lie
bought about 600 hogs near Fall
Branch at 6 cents. He was in our city
yesterday only came down to take a
Christmas lager beer, be says but will
go back in a few days to attend to his
bogs. He says be bought 15 from J.
A. Kibler whloh averaged 407 pounds
each. He has shipped about 1,200 hogs
this year. What a pity such a good
business man isn't married, but it is
all owing to bis bathfuhicsa, but next
5 ear is leap year, and theu our friend
ohn will doubtless go by the board.
i $i so M w trnmi oo lis no
IMi I Mil 10 H 16 W 27 (10
00 11 ,V 11 M 2.1 Ml 37 M
II on 14 W 1H 00 80 00 on
14 UU lb J 2S 00 . W W W
On ll Cincinnati nomtirrn, ttn I'aunl.
From a private letter received yes
terday, dated at Rtapleton, Morgan
county, December 21st, we learn that
another murder was committed on the
ClncinuattHoutlieru railroad, on Khea's
works, Section 148. Lnrauce Horton
was the mau killed, and Wiley Sur
geon is the murderer.
The two bad been "messing" to
gether, and on last Friday they fell
out about the cutting of a stick of
wood, which resulted so fatally to one
of the parties. Horton had "cut the
slick half In two, and asked Surgeon 1 1
finish it. He refused, and Horton at
tacked him with a stick of wood and
commenced beating him, when Sur
geon drew a knife and stubbed him,
from the effects of which be died on
Saturday morning. Our informant
does not say whether or not Surgeon
was arrested.
Tbe Kwertwalrr Entrrprlup,
Jo. J. Ivins left here last Monday
afternoon for Sweetwater, where lie
proposes to make bis future home. He
has purchased an interest in the En
terprise; with the proprietorship and
editorial conduct of which he will
hereafter be associated. He is a good
practical printer, familiar with the
details of the business, an expert band
among the exchanges and a ready
writer. Knowing him to possess these
qualifications, we will be pardoned for
saying that we believe he will add to
the interest of tiie Enterprise, and, to
gether with his associate, make it a
first-class county paper, worthy the
patronuge and support of tho people of
The above we copy from tha Athens
Post, and knowing something about
Jo. ourselves, we can endorse what the
Post says about him. We wish him
and the Enterprise success, financially.
The paper will remain in the quag
mire of Democracy, as heretofore.
XlcCallnm A- Co.
Have opened a wholesale Tobacco and
Cigar business, in the room over the
Express office. No. 122 Gay street.
Merchants would find it to their in
terest to ca'l on them when they need
Tobacco or Cigars. xi30dMlwSt
Fine Lot or ('utile.
Messrs. J. A. Brakeblll&Co. shipped
yesterday from Lenoir's, on the East
Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia Kail
road, two car loads of cattle, the best
lot, perhaps, ever shipped from East
Tennessee. The entire lot averaged
l,2-'i8 pounds each. They were thor
oughbred Short-horns, and were fat
tened by the Lenoir Brothers on their
magnificent farm at the above-mentioned
point. Mr. J. A. Brakebill left
yesterday evening for Baltimore, where
they will be sold. None of tho cattle
were more than four yeara old, being
princlpii'ly three uud four years old.
i f we could have enough shipments as
ttvse from East Tennessee, we would
wion li.. .e plenty of money. Why do
our farriers not raise moie aud better
Cattle '.'
3 :i the Daily Chronicle of Dcj
i,od Bless llie Women'."
This phrase may ba stale, hut we can
think of nothing better or more tx-
piv-uve, and oiler no apology lor using
it. Notwithstanding our streets were
muddy all day yesterday, rain falling
and the wind blowing furiously at
times, wives, mothers and sisters were
moving from morning till night, pre
paring for Christmas and getting
things to make homo happy this
morning. Many a little stocking will
be filled with choice gifts, uud thou
sands of bright eyes will sparkle this
morning in consequence of these er
rands yesterday. For weeks the little
ones have talked and dreamed of the
wonderful things Santa Claim had in
store for them, and this morning their
hopes havj ripened into fruition, and
mothers are rewarded for their toils by
the pleasure felt by the little ones. No
one knows no well how to please as
mother, wife or sister, and no one
takes so much pleasure in giving
pleasure to others. Hence we tay
again, "God bless the women !"
If you will go to 11. M. Staples, 25
Market Square, you will find new
styles of Delaines, Prints, Candies,
Notions, &o., suitable for holiday pres
ents. Ileal Instate Tranwfers.
The following are tbe real estate
transfers registered In the office of the
County Court Clerk for the past week.
J. M. lung to Sampson Cowau,
lot, $25.00.
iS. T. Atkin to J. S. Van Gilder, iu
terestjin the Atkin House, fV.OOO.
Anderson's heirs to J. F. Deadriek,
lot, $G00.
Ed. Maples to C. Murphy, land, sf-ion.
W. L. Russell aud wife to Thomas E.
Moore, land, $400.
W. K. Eckleto J. P. Haynes, lot.
D. Hockett and wife to Louha
Barnes, lot, $4,000.
Henrv Chesnut to Richard Brown,
lot, $130.
Cheap boots, shoes, hats, cans, &c.
are to be found at Staples', 25 Market
Criminal Conrl.
This is to givu notice, that on the
sitting of the Criminal Court the 1st
Monday in January, 1H76, the Docket
will be called peremptorily. All parlies
are respectfully requested to prepare
their cases before they are called. By
direction of the Court.
G. L. Maloney, Clerk.
A Pleasant Ore anion !. Nlg-ht.
Monday night the Sabbath School
scholars of this church enjoyed
their Christmas tree. Tbe church
was well crowded with mem
bers of the school and church, and all
enjoyed the occasion. The children
marched arouud in the church with
beautiful banuers, after which followed
a song, then an address by Rev. Mr.
Mead, followed by the pastor, Rev.
Mr. Duncan. The addresses were fol
lowed by more singing, lead by Mr.
Andrew Humes. Tbe Christinas tree
was then lighted up aud next followed
the distribution of the presents to the
little folks, and of uourae they were
all happy. It was really a very eu
joya'ila affair.
A 1'. U. I'onfraelar Rnhbrrt offtl I'i-Rat
the Thief ranglil unci the Hum Part
ly Rrrovarvrt.
G. B. Grassl au Italian and a con
tractor on the C. S. R. R. was robbed
Saturday night of $142.00 at the bouse
of Molly Green, a degraded white
woman living in East Knoxville, to
which place he had been decoyed by
the woman Green and two negroes.
One of the negroes Jim Jones was at
once suspected of the deed, and the
ea-e was given over to Policeman
Dempsey early Sunday morning,
who at once instituted a searcli for the
chap, and after making dilllgent
search throughout the day, it was
found that he had gone up the Rail
road a foot.
So Dempsey accompanied by Alex
Lawless, left on the train Sunday
evening, in hunt of Mm, and caught
up with him at McMillan's, where he
had stopped and bought a tickrf. for
Bristol, aud was aiming to take that
train. Dempsey searched him arc!
found on his person $87.30 of the
money, besides his ticket which
he had paid some $.1 for, Jones
made a clean breast of It voluntarily.
acknowledging that betook the mon
ey, but claimed that he was put up to
it ry the woman ureen, anu the oilier
negro Wes. Thompson, and that he
was to divide with them. He hEo
had nn a new suit of clothes, which he
said he bought from Mr. Rouser, near
Knoxville, and paid $20.00 for them,
which was found to be correct, ami
tne amount recovered when they
oame to town. So through the kind
ness of Mr. ttailey he was kept in his
store all night and brought to Knox
ville early yesterday uiornuix and
lodged in tiie calaboose, when l'ctnn-
sey proceeded to arrest the other p ir.
ies. Wes. Thompson and Molly Grtn
ami ail were taken tietore J.so,
Ochs for trial. The proof not being
sufficient to implicate the two later,
iney were released, and Jones was
bound over to court in the sum of
$1,000 and taken to jail in default of
nan. ui me amount stolen .li.;iu
wan recovered, but where the rest
went to It is not known.
A Liberal Oiler.
We have been permitted to male
the following extract from a letter of
Prof. Spencer F. Baird, of the United
States Fish Commission, to a gentle
man in this city concerning the intro
duction of salmon into the Holston:
"If any of your public-spirited citi
zens would furnish the funds, to the
amount of one or two hundred dollars,
to meet the cost of bringing the young
fish from Michigan to your State they
can have the salmon from t tie United
Stales block, as mauy as they choose
to order."
This is a very liberal oiler, and we
should bo very g'ad to announce that
one or more of our liberal-hearted citi
zens had come forward andcontributed
the necessary funds. The falinon of
fered are the regular sea salmon
salmo salar), and different in some
particulars from the California salmon.
Any one who may be Interested to
learn further of this matter cau get all
the necessary information from either
Dr. Juo. M. Boyd or Professor Hunter
Mnrrlxgt? l.ireissi'N.
The following marriage licenses
were Issued from tho County Colu t
Clerk's office during the past week :
J M Yarnell to Kanhael A Morris.
Wm M Parker to Alice A Hodge.
H C Miner to Mattie H Phillips.
John Huskina to Jennie Jordan.
Geo W Neil to Nancy C Underwood.
J W Doan to Anna H Long.
Jas D Brown to ielina Haskew.
Geo Neely to Susan J Lee.
John M Linder to Nancy O Tunnell.
John Adkins to Ossie V Mays.
Albert Sawyers to Mollie Brazelton.
Andrew W Anderson to Callle Scott.
C C Tatum to Faunie R Jackson.
L J Frazier to Lucy A Ferguson.
Robert Russell to Martha Tarver.
Peter Blay to Julia Johnson.
S A Torbett to Sarah Bogart.
John GlbLs to Jane Carey.
The Career of Andrew JoUnson.
This statesman and patriot has pass
ed away, but his deeds will live after
him. What a commentary is his fame
on the advantages of an American cit
izen? Unlettered and unaided, rely
ing upon himself, he advanced step by
step from the lowest station iu life, to
the highest office in the gift of the
American people. All this was ac
complished by unswerving integrity,
dauntless courage, and persevering re
search. By the exercise of these prin
ciples, it is in the power of any poor
and friendless boytoattain the same
grand result. The same success is at
tainable in the commercial worlu as in
the political, as is proven iu the case of
Dr. Terr's Standard Prepara
tions. He, conscious ff their value,
labored patiently, and to-day no medi
cine has taken so firm a hold on the
public estimation as his Liver Pills.
They staud on the topmost round of
the healing ladder.
The place to pet goods very cheap, in
at Staples', 25 Market Square.
Dsmnse la llie Iluuconib Rallroatl.
Wo learn that the receut heavy rains
caused quite a rise in the French
Broad river aud tributaries. Yester
day two trestles iu the bridge over
Big Creek aud four in the Leadvale
bridge over the French Broad were
carried away. The riverstopped lising
yesterday, aud, we presume, will be
fulling rapidly to-day. If the water
goes dowu, it wiil take only a short
time to repair damages and set the
trains to running as usual. Tbe only
engine on the road was left east of Big
Creek by the damages to tbe bridges,
which will operate unfavorably in
making repairs.
At the residence of the bride's mother,
Saturday morning, Dec. 35t j, by Rev.
W. II. Bates, Mr. C C. Tat u in and
Mis Faunie Jackson, all of this city.
Theyouug people have our best wishes
for their future happiness, and prosperity.
(urlolmna-ltrnty RnlnfMll-A Dllll
rnliy, Powem.'b station, Dv .t 175.
To the Editor of I hit Chr .
Christmas Is or, and nave had
lotsoffun. We had f ur Aeddlngs,
and almost one mo' . Tne lift h one
was prevented by an ..i du amount of
We had the In .it ' ion and wind
storm 011 Friday rr:rti" 'hat has visited
us in a long tiro- T;i laud wa
washed terrlolv. i.l . good deal of
fencing was ean.e.i away. Beaver
Creek was higtiei .nun at any time
since the " pain Ileal. "
There is a man in our district
named Hall Cox, who is 70 years old,
aud has not had enough sickness iu
thirty years to lay him on the lied. He
cau do as much work as the average
youug men of the country. Last year
he cleared more than two acres of tim
bered land, cutting down every tree
on it and making a good part of tho
rails to fence it, which he laid up him
self. He is now eDgaged in clearing
up land for a potato patch. Mr. Cox
works constantly six days, when the
the weather permit, and reads his
Bible on Sunday, being a strong
Methodist, lie is a stranger to the
taste of medicine, but knows how it
feels to wade a suow-drifc barefooted,
or crawl over the frosty ground to get
In range of a deer, these being com
mon practices for him in his youug
On Friday, while the public road
hands were engaged in putting a foot
log across Bull Ruu, in the 0th dis
trict, a difficulty occurred which came
near resulting fatally to Mr. Swatzell.
Mr. S. had t.iuud it his duty, as a mem
bei of the Grand Jury, to return the
overseer of the road, Mr. Lige Clark,
for failing to keep a foot-log across the
creek cu his section of the road. Mr.
Clark made some hard threats against
Mr. Swatzell on this account, aud on
Friday, while Clark was standing on
the log superintending the work, Mr.
Swatzell came aloug on his way home
from mill, carrying a bushel and a
half of meal on his shoulder. When
he got partly across the log Clark,
without giving him any notice at all,
deliberately struck him 011 the head
with a handspike, knocking him oil
the log. ,Mr. s. nil on u wagon,
twelve or fifteen feet below, the sack
of meal falling on him, whereupon
Clark pitched the handspike and
stuck the end of it into Swatzell'a
side, making a dangerous wound. Mr.
Swat .el I was taken to his home un
conscious, and the doctors pronounced
that the chances for life were against
him. The attack was pronounced u
cowardly ailair, as Mr. Swatzell was
an old man, and Clark a young man,
iu tiie prime of life, This disgraceful
ailair all comes of our bungling road
law. No law founded on Injustice can
produce any tiling but adisgraceful state
of nllitirs, aud I can demonstrate in
twenty lines that our present law is
founded ou the most palpable injus
tice. A moneyed mau may own
twenty thousand dollars' worth of
land in the 8th district and have it
cultivated by ten poor men. Our law
compels the ten poor men to keep up
the roads on which the rich man hauls
hi.i grain to market, while he goes live,
Is that justice? It is the justice of
slaves, and not ot a sensitive, brave
and patriotic people. Such a law may
meet tho ends desired among serfs, but
not among Tennesseeans. I sav, tax
tiie tvventy thousand dollars' worth ot
land to hell) the ten poor men keen up
the roads. We need not expect any
thing out mutiny among the pulillu
road hands aud an open dtliauce of
law by the overseers, under existing
circumstances. Neither need we ezn
pect respectable public roads.
I return thanks to "Phiio" for the
comfort he oilers me ou the "dog
fund" question, and would otter this
suggestion as to the best method of
getting rid of the crap-eared, two-
legged curs that prowi about our conn
try throwing confusion into every
thing. Teach the young men of our
country to discountenance Joarers in
private circles, and shoot political
demagogues with paper wads at the
ballot box. liov.
Agents Wunletl.
I want fifteen agents in East Ten
nessee. to sell the new improved
Wilson Shuttle Sewing Machine. For
circulars ami coutideutiul terms, ad
dress immediately,
W.C. Wir,I,rAMS.
Gainesville, Hall Co., Ga.
Honae Rubbery.
Friday night while all were en joy leg
themselves so pleasantly ut the Second
M. E. Church, some unprincipled
tcoundrel entered the dwelling house
or Jlra. Rhodes, just a few stens from
the church, and robbed it of a number
of articles of jewelry. Some of It very
fine jewelry, and was doubly valuable
to her because it belouged to her little
daughter wno is dead, several pieces
belonging to Miss Miller, who lives
Willi Airs. Jchodes were also taken.
Mrs. Rhodes had taken special pre
caution to fasten all the doors aud
window bliuds securely before going
to the festival, fearing something of
tbe kind, aud had left a lamp burn
ing low on a table in the dining room;
but upon returning from the Festival,
she discovered the window shutter of
the dining-room window, (right fac
ing the church, ami only a thort
distance from It), open, the window
up, the lamp burning full blast and
the boxes which contained the
jewelry open and the contents gone, a
small amount of money left on the
mantle piece, was also gone. Nothing
else was missing that she knew of.
The back door of her bed room was
left open, and the dog belonging to
her next door neighbor n as found in
In the bousewheu she weut in.
It was certainly au exceedingly bold
trick, being so near the church wbea
such a crowd was gathered. Parties
were passing into tbe yard frequently
after water, and in fact Mr. Thomas
heard some one in the house when be
wasiu the yard after water, but took
no notice of it, thinking some one bad
stayed at home.
Mrs. Rhodes hasn't the slightest idea
who It could have been, but it
is to be hoped the perpetrator
will be caught up with, the prop
erty recovered aud he or she pun
ished to the full extent of the law.
From the Daily Chronicle of Dm- H,
A Mood liana and a lirand amrm
Staub's Optra House was visited last
night by a large and appreciative au
dience, to wltnesB the grand entertain
ment of the TIcket-of-Leave Mau,
and as was evinced by their undi
vided attention and frequent applause
during the entire play, which con
sinned near four hours In its execution
all were highly entertained and well
pleased with the performance. And It
is due the many performers many of
them appearing on tbe stage for the
first time that they all did amaziugly
well iu the rendition of their various
parts. We have not space to itemize
each act, but must notice some of the
leading characters :
The character of Bob Brierlv. The
Ticket-of-Leave Man, and the princi
pal actor lu the scene, through Ills
mauy ups and downs in life first as a
forger, robber, o.,then serving a term
in prison, and. finally, redeeming and
restoring his character was well sus
tained by Prof. Marshall, and we must
say that he displays a gift in this re
spect that Is rarely to be found otf the
Miss Lucy Knaffi, as Mary Edwards,
at first the poor sougstress, earning
tier bread by tier songs, and finally the
loving and devoted wife of Boh Brier-
ly, pioying true to him through all
his troubles, deserves especial mention
for the splendid manner in which she
sustained her character throughout.
She also certainly possesses a wonder
ful talent as an amateur actress, and
oue rarely to be equalled by any one
not a prolessional. Air. wiu. Wood
as Jim Daltnn, alias Downey, Lucius
f . (Jopelantl, und various other aliases
through his wild career, and Mr.
Will Cooper as Melter Moss, the
notorious counterfeiter and accomplice
of Dalton, ps well as Mr. C. Barry, as
MawKstiaw, the tamous detective who
followed up the two rascals and finally
caught up with both, all played their
parts exceedingly wen.
Then Air. Willie Kearden. as (.recti
Jones, and Miss Porter, first Kmily St.
r.vprinond, unci atterwanls Mrs Jones,
were both hard to beat, and MlsBStew-
art acted Mrs. Wllloughby to perfec
tion almost, in fact all the pertormers
deserve special notice but want of
space forbids, and suffice it to say that
the characters were all well sustained,
and we hope to have repetition of
mo play u; am soon, vv e did not learn
the amount of the proceeds, but are
Fatisiied that it was a Handsome sum,
aud will be nuite a lift for the McMhoe
Street Baptist. Church, for the benefit
ot which. tln entertainment was
Crooked WhlNby.
Nkwi-oRT, Dec. 2;!, 1S7j.
This morning before light, G. T.
Larkin, Deputy Marshal, ran In on
live Jetlersouiaus in a Still House, 011
the waters of Muddy Creek, and
brought them before'G. L. Ogden,
Commissioner ut Newport. One of
them had his trial this evening and
was held to court, and failing to give
bond was committed to jail. The oth
ers are also iu jail to-night wailing
further orders.
The corporation of Newport is mov
ing up briskly plows, hoes, axes and
shovels are being used rapidly on side
walks. Rooster.
The Trm prm nee llc Nle,
The Union Division, No. .'il!, Sons of
Temperance, held Friday, a public
installation of officers, iu connection
with which was a pic nic and ad
dresses on Temeranee by Judge J. F,
J. Lewis, Rev. T. H. Russell, aud Kev.
J. F. Goldman.
The diuner was good and abuudant
the addresses able and telling, and
the whole occasion a success.
The following officers were installed
for the ensuing quarter :
J. C. Brown, W. P.
M. A.Walker, W. A.
A. M.Gillett, A. S.
W. C. Walker, A. K. S.
F. T. Peas, F. S.
W. II. 11. Cruze, Treasurer.
S. M. Simpson, Chaplain.
M. C. Ford, Conductor.
It. L. Rlce Assistant Conductor,
W. H. Cruze, I. S.
L. A. Cruze, O. S.
lhri(inn Tree at llie CieriuHU Lu
theran fhnrrb.
The members of the German
Lutheran Church enjoyed a Christmas
Tree ou Saturday evening. The
church wan crowded to its fullest
extent with young and old, and a
handsome Christmas Tree, full of good
things for tho little folks of course was
the senter of attraction. After some
exercises, thepresfuls weredistributed
and all retired to their homes the lit
tle ones happy over what they had re
ceived, aud tho older ones happy
because "it is more blessed to give
than to receive."
The Largest Workshop of the
BoDr in u:e Livf.r, whose office it is
to withdraw tbe bile from the blood;
hj heii this important organ does not
aci. Mie SKin assumes a yeuow appeur
ance, and generally a sick headache
sets iu, with chilly sensations, and
cold hands and feet, accompanied with
loss of appetite. The system becomes
clogged, the machinery does not work
well, and both mind and body are dis
ordered, tiie afflicted becoming cross
aud fretful, tluding fault to everything
around them. To any person iu this
condition Dr. D. jayne's Sanative
Pills are recommended ; by their stim
ulating action the Liver soon recovers
its healthy tone, aud Is enabled to
perform its proper fuuetious. Costive
uess is cured, and nil the aggravating
symptons of biliousness removed.
From the I'aily Chronicle of Dec. -8,
Klver fir mm.
The steamer Harry Helm arrived
from below Saturday aud left agaiu
yesterday on her regular run up the
The City of Knoxville arrived yes
terday morning aud left again last
night for points below.
The liver is Rooming, almost out of
banks, having riseu iu the lust day or
two about 10 or 12 feet above low
water mark, aud in still rising rapidly,
so that there will be a good boating
tide, and quite a number of grain
boats aie expected from above, which
have been kept back on account of the
low water.
Ir. Plarre.
From tht Toledo BUJe,
"Success Is never achieved without
merit. A man may make a poor ar
ticle and wll It once, and there being
40,000,000 people in tbe bulled Suites,
the sale to each oue would be enough
to make a decent fortune. But a;i ar
ticle that holds the field year after
year, and the rales of which increase
regularly and rapidly, must have ab
solute merit.
Dr. R. V. Pierce, of Buffalo, N. V.,
occupies our entire eighth page to-day
Willi his various articles. We admit
it, because we know the Doctor, and
kuow of his articles. We know him
to be a regularly educated physician,
whose diploma bangs on the wall of
his office, and we know that he has
associated with him several of the
most eminent practitioners iu the coun
try. We know that parties consult
him, by mail and in person, from all
the Stales In the Union every day, and
that they are fairly aud honestly dealt
This grand result has been accom
plished by two agencies good, relia
ble articles articles which, ouce in
troduced, work easily their own way
and splendid business management.
They have succeeded because they
ought to have succeeded."
If you would patrouize Medicines,
scientifically prepared by skilled Phy
sicians and Chemists, use Dr. Pierce's
family Medicines, (loldeu Medical
Discovery is nurtritious, tonic, altera
tive, and blood cleansing, and an uti-
equaled Cough Remedy ; Pleasant
I'ergatlve relicts, scarcely larger than
mustard seeds, constitute an agreeable
and reliable physic; Favorite Pre
scription, remedy for debilitated fe
males; Extract of Smart Weed, a mag
ical remedy for Pain, Bowel Com
plaints, aud au unequaleu Liniment
f.,1. I.nllt lll,,a n(.,t 1,,.A llaul. . n. 1. i I
his Dr. Sage's catarrh remedy in known
the world over as the greatest specific
for Catarrh and "Cold in tho Head '
ever given to the public. They are
sold by druggists.
Dr. R. V. Pierce:
Icar Sir : Twenty years ago I was
shipwrecked on the Atlantic Ocean,
and the cold aud exposure caused a
large abcess to form on each leg, which
kept continually discharging. I was
attended by doctors in Liverpool,
Havre, New Orleans, New York, and
at the hospital on Staten Island
(where the doctors wanted to take one
leg off). Finally, after spending hun
dreds of dollars, I was persuaded to try
your "Golden Medical Discovery,"
and now, in less than three mouths
after takiug tbe first bottle, I am
thankful to say I am completely cured,
and for the first time iu ten years can
put my left heel to the ground. I am
at homo nearly every evening and
shall be glad to satisfy any person of
the truth of this information. 1 am,
sir, yours respectfully,
Wlli.iam Byht.k,
S7 Jefferson Street, Buffalo, N. Y.
1'rom tho Dnllf Chronicle of Per'.
. Th Flsti luetlon.
To the Editors of the Chronicle :
I learn that our citizens, by paying
the expenses of the enterprise, to the
amount uf oueor two hundred dollars,
cau secure from the United Slates
Fish Commission a supply of young
sea salmon for the purpose of stocking
tho Teunesseo River with that valua
ble fish. I think that Dr. Boyd and
Prof. Nicholson, who I understand
have with true public spirit investi
gated the subject aud procured this
offer, are eutitled to the thanks of the
community, and that we ought, by all
means, to avail ourselves of the op
portunity. As we have no Commis
sioners uf Fisheries in this State,
whatever is doue must, of course, be
by private enterprise. But the ad
vantages to the entire community aud
Slate will be so great that I am coulis
dent the small amount of funds re
quired can be raise' with trifling
effort. We know that great success
has attended the labors of the United
States Fish Commissioners in stocking
the streams and lakes of other States,
and as we have no State organization
here to do the work for us, let us, by
all means, raise the small fuud re
quired, and have the work done ut
ouce. No community ever yet lost
anything by being public-spirted and
enterprising, and the present opportu
nity is too good to be lost.
From die Daily Chroni'.-lo of lc. -8,
A Nerlek til JtteelluifH.
Ou Saturday morning, the hr-;
quarterly meeting of the First M. E.
Church commenced under very favor
able auspices, the membership of
the church being very anxious for a
revival work. On Subhath evening
the sacrament aud love feast services
proved very interesting, and at the
close of these services it was an
nounced that there would be services
every day and night during llie week
aud perhaps longer. On Sabbath
night several persons asked for the
prayers of tha church, aud one youug
lady last night. There will be services
to-day at 10:;I0 A. M. aud 7 1. M. All
are invited.
Died, at the residence of his son-in-law,
Mr. John Bright, in the 5th civil
district of Knox couuty, Tennessee, ou
tlieLMUli day of November, 1873, Thom
as J. Hardy, uged bi years and 11
Deceased was a native of Cumber
land couuty, Pennsylvania, his par
ents, i bos. J. Hardy and arah J
Stewart, having emigrated from Ty'
roou couuty, Ireland, but a short time
prior to bis birth.
At the advanced age of 74 years the
deeeased made a public profession of
faith in Christ, joined the Baptist
Church at Milam, and thenceforth
lived the life of a sincere aud faithful
Christian. Dunug the lust thirteen
years ol hia life he was as helpless as a
child, but bore his sufferings with
great resignation ; aud when the dread
monster, death, came he found bis
aged victim clanpiug bin bands aud
glorifying the God of his existence,
ready and willing to be freed from this
world of sin and pass Into tbe realms
of eternal glory. He was watched
over and tenderly oared for duriug bis
Illness by Mrs. Mary H. Bright, bis
only liviug daughter.
Church Grove, Teuu., Dec. 23, U75.

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