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Maj. GUSTAVUS A. HESRY,
of Montgomery.
FOH I'ONOKKSS.
T. HTXOIT VAN DYKE, Esti,
of McMinn.
FOR nETRESKXT ATI V F..
JOHN A. PATTON, Esq.
LOUDON:
F1UDAY, Jl'XE 10. 15"
n"..- r.vr.in mil Cnvcnr.ss. lite caitoil-
1"tv,'""Cl 1 TN. . . 1
Rtes for Congress in this District, Messrs. ax ;
Dvke and Smith, are actively en,a(red in the ,
ranrnss and the ability with which tney discuss ,
canTBss, .imi . !
the issues between them, is attracting large,
crowds at their various appointments. e have
not yet had the pleasure of hearing these gen
tlemen, but have conversed with gentlemen
of both parties who have, and they agree that
the canvass is conducted by them, with more
than usual ability, and in a courteous and hon
orable manner. Both are conec hd to be wo r
thy the positions they occupy as the chosen lea
Aar nf their rcsnootivo l.artv ill this district.
Thf Whi.rs have a maiority in this district, '
ns shown in the election between Gov. Camp-
bell and Trousdale, as well as in the hde presi
dential canvass. The Whigs, therefore, have it
in their power to elect Mr. Van Dyke, and they
should use every effort to do so. He is the able
and meritorious representative of their princi
ples his success will be the success of their
cause.
We arc mot with the discouraging tact
that the majority in Congress is overwhelming
lv Democratic, and that the election of a W lug
will have but little if any effect upon that body.
True. But it will have an effect abroad ! It
will strengthen the reaction that is taking place
throughout the Union, and which is destined to
verturn the present ruling dynasty, and restore
the American Conservative Whig 1 arty again
en 'will
tn nnwer. four year to come. ho th
i ' - ...
not be proud that he maintained his integrity
hs a Whig that he never quailed in the gloomy
hour of overwhelming defeat! The golden
opportunity is now pro
;sented to the Whis of
Tennessee. If thev stand firm invincible as a
Spartan Rand they may lead the van to future
success power, and emolument ! As remarked
bv the Nashville Whig, their very name will
become "a talisman as powerful in the ranks ot
political parties, as is the name of Ti sxrssn-'
Soi.niKR already in the ranks of our country s
armies!" As Whigs, we mut not conclude that
the political policy of the country is s. -tiled. It
is not. Public sentiment is far from an equi
librium it will "seek it as water seeks its level
it will rush back in an irrsi-table flood.
Tennessee is a Whig state. As such, there
s'lonld be a niaioritv of Wliiirs in her Congress
ional delegation
This is expected of us by
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n-,r bret hem in other states. Miall we then
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nfler our stroio'' holds to go by default! Let
every Whig resolve that they "shall not. Let j
m-tt-'rtrTt rrpr'escfr.Tlve In the Congress of'
the United Stat
es.
Report r, f the Kitorrills and I.otiiarijJr Coin
mittee. We lav before our readers, to-dav, the
nine report upon the subject ot a hallway con-
jiecuon ociKccn ivciiiuch;, i.asi i eimessee aiei
South (.aromiia, winch was submitted to, and
ndojited by, a convention of delegates from
Knoxville, Williamsburg. Son,, rs. t and Louis-
ville, which mot at the last named p'aie on the ;
2?th ultimo. It is upon a subject of much im- j
portance, and was, we suppose, written by (.... ,
TniTV IT f'ni-.. n Tl. ... r . :i 1 ,
it.iv. x ic. .o -ui.ieu.s in.- loicoie, ;
and exhibit many of the advantages of the the payment of the sum in opiest'ci, to the Go.'
proposed connection in the light in which they ; r-n,me;,t. X w- '. Coin menial Adrrrfis. r.
tdiould be viewed. .
The committee, however, are not correct in ; v 0 understand that a company of capital
designating Knoxville as the proper point to be sts. who will opjx-rate with about $(0,0!li)
touched in East Tennossee. if the object be to ' is about being organized for the purpose ol
reach the South and South-East by the most di- 1
i
rcct and practicable route. We have heretofore
Fhown that Knoxville is not on a direct bin j
that to roach it will make the distance to the j
South at least Forty Throe miles greater and j
over a route, too, subject to shorter curves and '
higher grades, and of greater cost of ( (instruc
tion per mile. The route from Knoxville to- j
wards Somerset was at first pronounced the
nearest ami most practicable, and the oasi- j
. . . - , . . r , . ,
est ol construction with the exception of a httie i
, i ,i .
heavier work on the mountain. J he cm-moors,
i,-,v, t i r .i j , , ,
however, were taken oft this route and placed i
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npon one acknowledged to be still farther and
opposing greater difficulties of construction, via.
Williamsburg! Why this change of purpose?
Simply because, in order to get out of the moun
tain, they had to go down to the very same point
at which the Winter's Gap route strikes the
Flat Woods. From this po ut, it is Forty
Three miles to Loudon, direc tly through bv
way of Winter's Gap. I5y way of the Knox
sillc survey, it is just Eighty Six miles to Lou
don! Something in the way of an dhow, to be
ware! But where is Loudon? It is situated on
the East Tennessee & Georgia Railroad, at the
point it crosses the Tennessee River, and 28
miles South-west of Knoxville. These facts
ore worthy the consideration of cnj.itali-ts. If
it is thought necessary to throw awav a portion
r.f the Frankfort Railroad between Louisville
and Sholbyville, Ky., and build a new one be
tween those points, in order to save fourteen
miles in running a distance of fifty one miles,
is it not reasonable to suppose that, if at another
point upon the tame line, two routes to a given
point on the direct coarse of the road presort
themselves one making the distance ia Forty
Throe miles, and the other ia a distar.ee of
Eighty Six that capital will seek investment
in the short os route? This ease is presented to
the decision of capitalists in deciding between
the Winter's Gap route and the Knoxville Er
TOy. Tin's report of the Louisville committee, 6
any thing but satisfactory to our Knoxville
friends. The no. of the Register from which
we copy the report, exhibits a face as long as
t had the morning it annonm-od rfr?ult of
'- lit I'l'tcidfrtiMi .!.i lion.
Cot-. .Ioiix.-cv axd Interval Improvemext.--.
There is probably no single charge which is
doing Co!. Johnson so much ' injury in E. 1 n-
! ncssce as his lonpr and persevering opposition
to internal improvements, whether by the stat
ral "overnmonts especially to those ,
ior gene
I t.roiects within our
limits. We do not wish to
I (loCuh Johnson injustice we have copied an ex- ' have not only sustained themselves, hut have
j tract of a letter of his, addressed to a gentleman j gained largely upon the Democratic tnajori
j in Jonosborough, upon which his friends seen , ty. This is hut an indication of the reaction
i ,- -,,-. t,o p.i. cnim.l n this sub- which is takin t nlaeo in the nubile mind, which
iect." But still, we cannot look upon him in
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any ouier n-m u.au as a.i ninin v, 'Ain..uS
i i. . i i i. . . . .
cither state or federal aid to Railroads, River j
T it- . . . ... I 1
l morovcmenis. AC. j l is votes ami sin'ecuc
snee
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upon to act as a Legislator, f.rces us to" this '
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we oonv. bears evidence of opposition to the E. ;
& 0Wll '
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were at that time niakinir every efltirt to kill.
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had been compromised. And it is full of fault pep,r 2. Jcm r.on 2. Clarke 1, Bedford 2, Amel- i Dr. lb B. Lexoih proposed that the prelimi
(indin s which, however, is not so apparent to ial, Pittsylvania 1, Washington 1. Smyth 1, nary .steps necessary to be ta-n were, to pro-
... , , ji i i ! ceed in .surveying the routes, in order to test the
those who are not acquainted with the iaets. . Jazewoll 1. Marion 1 in all I I. , - ; '
We were, at the time, a citizen of Col. Johnsons j The last Senate stood: Democra.e 3 1, Whigs ?rent pract.eability and adjutages of tins rou.e
i ,. . , , , , , i. i, ,- . -.a over a Others which have been proposed; and
1 1 ...!.. 1 ....... ,1... 1.......... i.urii'. . Kr i lli lnnurr.tii- m:Lto! Iv .ill. 1 1 '
1 lM.'1 "l ".' ,
I nv friends of the E. T. & V. Road as an enemy
to that interest.
Q A pentleman gives us the following
r.u.t which we lav before our readers. On the
, jnit j ti,tT0 a Green Ely got into the
oar of Mr. J. M. Gakixkk, of Bradley county,
in tliw st:i!.. where it remained abot.t nil hour.
In the course of eight or ten hours afterwards,
his ear became very painful, which increased
so that in a short time he became entirely sens.-
less, when a Physician was called in, who ex
tracted four hundred and three ma rots from the
patient's ear. when he immediately recovered
is faculties, and is now entirely well
6-iT' Edwin M. Verger, a young and talented
Whig lawyer of Memphis, has received the
nomination as the Whig candidate for Congress
in the Memphis district. He is spoken of as a
voung man of much promise, and as being ex-
eeedii'.gly popular with the people.
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I mil I ills sinaii si e.iun i i.-, uii'n ion, ...
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pairs and lmprovemenls.wl, ch, when compu ted,
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will make her one otthe iastest hoalson the
,r i .. i ..r,l, . I. M.,,.1,;,,.
i.ts in the Union, is superintending the work,
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Jl is imen.iei loiun nei ,.s ,i o -. m
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the various small rivers. This boat was limit at
our ne-hboriiiL' town of Charleston, in Bradley
eonntv and does not belong to the River combi
teoion n Elitist the E. T. it Ga. Railroad. Bi
ing built by home energy and enterprise, it
cl,?..,l,l ,,.,-t;ili liberal encoara'em. nt. We
so. id
.:. C.r. .I,.-. Ti;,.-.,c...... .i i;i,..r:, nntrona 'e.
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Important Suit. A suit involving the sum
of Jt'io.OdO. lias been instituted in the U. S. Cir
cuit Court for the Southern district of Ni w
I 1"' ") -eoeme n.i.g.
. . S l.l ! IT 1 1
nnc the executors I 1 I, , i none. ieceaeu.
! a.
st Hugh Maxwell, E-p. the l ite collector
of this port. The plaintiffs claim that Mr.Umg,
dett Mr. Bokee in the naval office, are entitled
to recover a moiety of the moneys
ited
and received by Mr. Maxwell, under the Ml
section of the amended tariff a'-t of July .".Oth,
which requires the payment of 2(1 Per
t., ,g. tor an under valuation o
i i
f goods imported,
1
: in addition to tue regular duty. 1 ne amount
: so collected by Mr. Maxwell is said to be
l'P
' ward f $K;0,0!'lf.
Judge Nelson has ordered Mr. Maxw. 'l to
sho.v cause before him on the tith of June, why
au injunction should not issue, according to the j
prayer of the petitioners, and that in th
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mean-
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nine a irov , s iiuiai injunction issue (
nioining
J
manufacturing Iron in East Tennessee
Mlcl
str:
,i.
s as wo are now taking in this part of the
stale, will umpiestiouabiy ''deilojie ditr rejour
ns." Kurtrril e ,Vi'.vit.
I ins . .- territory ol more than live mil-i
hos of square miles, four thousand walled j
cities, a population of throe hundred and lif.y, .
M,"1" '"'" '"i,nJ lWl minions oi
... m: .. , c ..i i s
so,.,,.-.-, a ncei oi a mousauii sail, are some oi i
. 111.. I'V I.I U'l.V ..I nn . m.. t . I . . .... ..111.
..... .1 i t J - l.,. .ISIIl,ll 'I" t il , , II .
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Among the productions of its soil, ciervaero
r ,
(,f wl,ic!, is in the highest state of cultivation,
'
4. 1.. ..11 ,1. 1..... ev .- r
the ovid
. i - 1 1 nei, ,io uie ricnesL onenngs oi llie
vegetable and mineral kingdoms.
It is stated that in the year IT'.iO, only sixty
three years ago, there were but three cities in
the Union which contained each over 20,0011
souls. Now there are seve n chic s of our 100
000 each, and thirty of over 20,000. During
the ten years between 1810 and IoO, the popu-,
laiion of Roston increased more than .'!.", 0 f 1 0 ,
that of Pbiladephia over l."i0,000, that of Cin
cinnati over 70,000, that of St. Louis over (ill,
I 000, and so with others. Chicago, Milwaukie
and seveial other citie s, which would number
over 2d, 000 each, have almost sprung into ex
istance within that short period of ten years.
Already the forteen principal cities of the Un
ion contain a population one-fourth greater than
the fourteen largest cites of the Austrian cru
pir. A 7lffeii Ton five. A Boston lady has at
this time a somewhat novel disease a continu
al motion of the tongue, which no deceive, effort
of the wiil, or medication controls. Wc do not
mean that 6he is a nuisance a3 a talker cr a
retailer of street gossip. On tho contrary, a
worthier woman docs not exist. Sue has
penned five hundred dollars among the dentists
for artificial teeth, which her unruly member
has knocked out so repeatedly that they are now
wholly abandoned. Her tongue is moving
nimbly and involuin.'.Ty within tho mouth a
gainst the walls of the cheeks. In eon rela
tion the organ takes on a normal action, but
runs instantly into its usual rapidity of motion
j at the conclusion cf a sentence. ronton ?fe
! dim1 rnd fcurrrirol JourvnJ.
VIRGINIA ELECTIONS
The elections which have jm! closed in Yir-
innia it; vi
ulud much more favorable to the
Whigs than we anticipated they would. Not
w ithstanding the heavy ir:j?r;tv against them
in that state, and in the Union, and the Loeofo-
co Gerrymandering ct the state, the lugs
most certainly' will result in the complete, over- i
. . T 1 .... T . i
(.. .- .t i r.TAJiitiT rti 1 1 'f ii v nil v. i n r
u..v. u, n.- -v . -
Whi-s of Tennessee take courage by the noble
....... I 1... - 1 1 1,,.,.,, in lirniM
mihi.i ihivcii h '.h hhi:hi.ii -
)s, f ir -w ii-n linvc ii.nr.l. savs t ie l.ieumona
E.mmrcr,) the Democratic -ains and losses
i...mi ,.
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ains .v Nunrs- in Au-usra, necou-am.
Albemarle, :5-.VW,r,; in Henrico 1, Angus-
. Ij()tlom 1? Koyd 1 in all 9.
r.. .,. ;,,,,i iOI1l,llr.T
Losses .V ;itf .:-. m I ampner, .MiAKieiinur.
nnii iv.,i,;,i V, ,! r,: in Fan-inier 2. Cub
.,..,1., ,1. ,.! f.,r
I TI.r. nm v-M . I.enr from count 03 winch
sent to
the la.t II.ou.se -IS members, viz: De.no'".-' "' a-te.p.aw to an immeuuue suey
i crats 27 U'liiirs 21.
It will reouire 10 more whig gains most
1
miiuoname 10 ue uie ni'nnioiin m m.... . ,
The Senate must continue largely Democratic.
''Coasisfeney is a jewel," and we wish our
democratic iiiends could be persuaded to wear
it, not only for their own sake, but for the sake
of our common country. For the sake of the
liberties and morals of the people, both of pointed a committee, whose business it shall ne
which thev are rapidly underniinding. For the to employ an Engineer of high character, to
sake of mankind, whose destiny, for good or ill, 1 make the necessary surveys, and to receive sub
depends so much upon our example the sue- ; seription funds, and appropriate the same as
cesi of our experiment. No sensible and pa- contemplated: R. K. Byrd. (dir., Dr. B. B. Le
triotic man (w.e say it in all einceritv and kind- ' noir, Dr. L. W. Jordan, II. I. Welcker, Gen. G.
ness) can impartia.ly investigate the history of ( L. Gillespie, Tims. A. Brown, and Dr. E. Goetz.
.r..
at it in Tennessee, for the la-t four years. In
ISl'.tGen. Trousdale proclaimed, "from every
-
stand, thr.mghout the canvass, the most violent
m." .
sectLmal feelin.'. and uttered sentiments that
tell little .-lmrt of constructive treason airamsts
the I n,on. I he i.emoera.ie press re-ecnoc,
his savin r and denounced Neil S. Brown and
rit 1 1 1
.i .a-. . t....: ...
me un; pa... as , -suoooss, s.s o,
.so
IlT Tessiotis. losuch an extent was tins
lire-catin.' spirit carried that many wings were
frightened from their propier'y, and the locofo-
eos triumphed. Then followed the southern
. Convention of looofoco fire-eat?rs, which body,
: nui irienicnci i.v ii
. . -1 i' 1 . II .
ow n teiierity semned to
aim pireetlv at a dissolution of the Union.
After its adjiirnment, to meet again, the Com-
nromise was adopted and uave partial ouict to
,t. I f..,.w , ...
llll .''.(M.I.,IIIV. IVHWHI.'.l I'l."!,..-!.! ,v.
esce. but never relaxing in their denunciation
,, ri!!,,,,,-,, nn.l Webster us abolil ionists and.
t,(.ivr(,r,.. .,wonhv to be trusted by the South.
ti.,.1, ;,i t '
promise us a fraud
upon the south, and the
President as an abolitionist. Again the domo
; caratie press chimed in, and the former cry of
i 'Submission" was hear I all oyer the Slate.
Bat the whij-s triumphed, and again there was
a partial bill in the sl.irm Tln.n nir ilw.
, . , , . , ,
1 residential canvass, and again were heard the
same bitter locofoeo denunciation a-'ainst the
j whig party, as in alliance 'with Seward and the
fro
csoili rs. 'Il.c election over, the returns show-
cd that all the livesoilers and many o
obtionisls were locofoeo Pierce men.
the ab-
advance of
Now mark the vernal! Even in
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the inauguration of the latest and smallest edi-
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oi
Tennessee, disregarding their former nrofe;-
is and denunciations, proclaimed that ail
i
I i
; ,lv,'i;i,er.s, who voted for Fierce, were purg id of
! their sins, and made worthy of executive pat-
r mage, .inn when iix and .McUellaml and a
l . r . .. .
i iios, oi noionous trccsoilerss aad lire eaters
.....
were tumiiled j.ronnscnously to gether, in
; 'i :h jilaees. not a w or 1 of censure was heard.
j liousdale and .Nicholson and Marlin and Polk
ii.,, .... .. .
II 'onaidson, et id omne genus, soii-ht oih.-o at
tue hands ol the same President who is lavish-
ing his favors upon the very enemies of tl.
South who,,, ihey had so bitterly denounced.
iiat a humilat.ng sjiectaclc!! What a com-
....
mentary upon ioeoloco honesty ane consist-
mr.: AlKllinvo tin VOlCr.S O t h('n liu-n vet
11411 .1 .
icon raised m denunciation of Pierce, and his '.
freesoil appointees?
Why is the Union silent? Whore stands the
Ame rican the chivalrous defender of South
ern Rights, which planted itself upon some
iniiig ami oared me "gates ot hell to push j
it oil? Ail .silent all gagged by the rigid dis-
cipline of party. Southern Rights turn out to j
be another name for the spoils, which being j
obtained by a favored few, cement the North-
ll 11 1 .1 1 . .... .1
crn and the Southern wing of the fr-esoil party
into one nnie.scent. whole, still every immd.-n ,.f
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'patriotism rind sign the death warrant of the
institution of the South. And this is the same
party, be it remembered, that now comes for
ward, its hands reeking with the filth of free
soil coalition, and asks the gallant state of Ten
nessee to endorse its character. Ths same p ar
ty that frightened timid whigs with the name i
r.f Jsew-fird r,or nst.- T..iniAcrnnr.fl '
. .... ..... .. .j.. . ..inn ssv.ma in iij'piove
the appointment of Dix, and to sustain the
President who calls out the enemies of the
compromise as fittest for high federal stations.
The same party that drove the union to the
verge of dissolution, to save the South from
Northern abolitionism, now asks Tennessee to
ratify the burgin, between Southern loeof icos
and Northern frcesoiler?, for an cpial distribu
tion of the plunder.
Whigs, snc-h is the character o your oppo
nents! Remember their antecedents, and save
your State the degradation of an endorsement
of their acts and alliances. Clark-sciU-c Chron
icle, The Boston T. unicript states that a wealthy
gentleman of that city has taken the initiatory
slops, for the erection of a monument to Benja
min Franklin, either on Boston Com on or in
F!l.ljrO!.rden.
the democratic party, contrast its professions! On motion, the ioHowmg gentlemen were ,ip
Its acts, and not feel deeply mortified, not only ( pointed it committee to solicit subscriptions for
at its iueonsistence.but at its deepening deprav- the purpose aforesaid; for Roane, 1st district,
ity which marks its progress by its slime. Look ' 15. K. Byrd; 2d, Joseph Anderson; lid, J. 15.
For the London Free Trcs?.
RAIL ROAD MEETING.
At a meeting of a respectable portion of the
e'u'i.ens of Roane and Morgan counties, at the
court hous" in Kingston, on Tuesday elst of
Mav, to deliberate upon the propriety of taking
immediale action upon.a, charter granted by the
last Legislature of Tennessee, for a Railroad
running from some suitable point on the E. '1 .
& Ga. Railroad, via. Kingston, through Roane
and Morrf.li counties, Ac, to the most praetica-
We point of junction with the Ky. Road fr
o:n
I Mtn.'V
svi'lo; debilitated by the charter as tin: E.
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ivy. v enira, nan.o.v.. oec j
Tenness.se, pap(j 'AQ.
' On nmiion. Dr. L. V.'. Jokhax was called to
HMIIie.wv, '".
the chair, r.nd Gen. G. I, G u.i.Ksni: and N. A.
i Pattkrsox, Esq., appointed secretaries.
Tli nmniltiir lii'ln-r ralh-d to order. Iiios. A.
n
Buown brh-Hy and appropriately expamed the
, ects of the meeting impress,,,, the impor-
tanee of Roane and .b.r'an counties taking im-
, med,ate action on tue subject under the charter.
l;u r' 1 "Al 1 : :" 11 I"""
i ol said routes.
I :.. C. I :;!.. rn nrmmsi'.l thnt the sum
, ' " " . ' ' i,,
, of l.0;l, be raised for the purpose; whereupon
an obligation was drawn np, to which numer-
s subscriliers were (d.tamed, and others to lie
' solicited; which subscribers hold themselves re
sponsible lor said sum, to be appropriated for
; making the survey and report,
! On motion, the following gentlemen were ap-
Waller; 1th, Dr. B. B. Lenoir; otli, .1. Harvey
Johnston, f,ih, Thos. Osburn; 7th, Samuel Bur-
, , ,, in,!. I
nett; Sth, Joseph Byrd; Jth, S. 1- onto; tilth, K.
, .
, V. . Bird; 11th. Daniel W est, r; l.th, Aih n
. -
Pride; l.itii, J. L. Kol.erts; I Itli, and lo.h, -
I ' 1 I .... I I . .1 ) TV . I. Will I' IIW .Cll'lill 1 I.
ii- i mi t i. n
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Car.nichael. II. II. W .ley, Moses C. W inter, and
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.T... I -wk.-v or Mor an: in. Staples, .las
Jno. Lackey; for Morgan: W m. Naples, .las.
Kellev, L. W. Gerding, W. L. Schooles, John
White, J. K. Brieut, O. G. Kin!
lllsCll,
.1. G.
Beimel. 15. V. Staph-, J. F. Scott, N. W. Geas
hmd, W . Lewaih-n, E. Lavender, and Thomas
Staples.
On motion. H. I. W. h k. r. J. W. I.ea. B. B.
Lenoir, W. S. M'Ewen, Th
N. Clark, G. L.
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Gillespi
md Win. Staples were
lppointeu a
, oorrespon-t.ng
committee.
Resolved, by the meeting
th.at we will use
or.r best endeavors to set properly on foot and
Pr"'""'" the cnterpvi
now in contemplation;
elieyin.
is wc do, that this piece ot road is a
; .. ... ...;i '.!. i.,sL witu'ind Aor!h- est:
this being tlie shortest, most convt nient, and Pr('0l:lt'on of hn obligation to the people and
j decidedly the most practicable route in ail the : !1( tlla,ed by a broad and liberal national spirit
region of country through which the road must ',0 "smg t!,is best energies to secure the
i pass. j public interests and promote the general good;
: On motion, the secretaries wore requested to We do not mean by this that our candidate is
; furnish a copy of the proceedings to the Lou- 1 not a party man, or that the "era of goo I f el-
j don Free Press. Louisville Journal, and to the ' ing" when there is to bo but one party some
t f ... ... if . . .. ! . 1 1
. ....... .-..ji. ..icic,.i, re.piesiing uieir puhiica-
ti.in
L. W. JOB DAN, Cli'm.
N. A
A. Pattfhs x, ) 0 , .
' L. Gn.i.Kse,,-. rrluru-f.
(
j n.vii.no.vn to Tin: Soi:sh. It is gratifying to
i notice that our citizens nre t;ikm,r n i;. ..t..
I . - - "'j ,
: interest in the IbiiKvny .1, ...
i -i ,s ll(
, . . , . .-.
ioiiinieci our i it v w iiii the .Southern seaboard,
: .an.l it is o, h,. 1,..,.,.,1 it,.. :... . r
' ""I" i.i'ii .i sioiH-ieiu ainouni oi
' material w iil be l
, ,i ...i M ism n in msec uie mime-
j diate construction of the links which will secure
j to us a Railway connection will, Charleston and
Savannah, in less than two
1
vears. Delegates
i from Danv ille ICe
i
ille Ivenluekv. art: now in tlie eld-
; and
on three occasions thev have met in nubbc
a number of
1
our roiiimriit citizens, incl.itlin r
i hear
I
y stiH-KlioliK'rs in (ur jrincij;i1 Ilailromls.
! The lead
io leading importance ol t ns load to thn
trade of Cincinnati is so universally admitted
! that it is not necessary to av a wo'nl on this
j point. Every Merchant, Manufacturer and
I Property holder should step forward t
I - 1 1
roinptlT
and do what the
Remember that the
ritw in it .n-n,ir.it, ..uM-uotr .1 .
Remember also, that unless tho road is aided by
individual citizens, it mav not, and doubtless
never w ill be constructed so as to connect with
this city; and remember that the city of Louis
ville is about to subscribe fhree hundred, thou-
sand dollars to aid m constructing a road ti
that city, which will connect with the Danville
roiid, and having reflected on these points, take
as much of the stock as you can afford, without
stopping to inouire whether there is anv nrob-,.
hility ot shares selling below par before the
road goes into opciatimi, or how many years
you may have to wait before a dividend can be
dec lared. These inquiries it will b? well to
make when you are called upon to subscribe
to the stock of rival lines; but our Railroads
...u:..i. c i ..-1. .... .
' in ('n.rr,.c.- -;il n ,t I - 17 li . I ' II,0,.T, 1 11 a i k re m .n n s s
were not constructed by men who wore not dis- "l "-rt " 'I1.1"'1 !'e irit of j body ofoflice b ,nr, ami that it dis-ribu'e-posed
to make sacrifices in order to advance our """ 'Tposifon to every act of the Presi-' Federal patronage " '
trade and commerce. Rut, even if such iiupii- ; U ,":t t,l:it he Wl!1 :lhva.vs ,J0 f'Jl""' as ready "
io ii nine ouiii up the trade ot Cincinnati,
rios be made with reference to this Southern
road, it must appear evident to every intelli 'ont
mind that stock in any cue of the links of this i W "' "1J"r-V an1 ,,;ina- CouM any whig
great chain of Southern roads must prove a ! "T m"rP' an? t I'e'ievc that he
profitable investment, because there are not.nor T h,S f'1'' couM suff'T ' the election of s;ich
are not likely to le, any rival roads leading to ; -mai,? ouc vIl n?vor has and never wilt
the Southern seaboard, 'while the traffic on "this j fk'Vte l'Ims,'lt'' to promotion of p,,tty j.
through line must be immensely large. Thus ; tr,-ucs an(i r;,r,J sohomos. but keeping iti"view
two strong reasons are presented to city cap- ! rlhn''fs and obligations of his po
italists why they should aid in carrying out the i ?lt10"' wil! Strive 3o!l-',Jr to set"v5 the wants and
enterprise, and this should be sufficient to se-1 inns,a Gf the fw. of the district, which he
cure their support. CineiivmH Prke-CnrrU uners'anfls and appreciate.
I A hove we have ?!anoed enmn i,
I.r:.-n Washix(;tos-. The V.'a,hin.gton pa- J
rsannonee the death of Lund Washington, i
r ... ., .... i
per
. .1
ry Department, and ten ycar3 ago was well
known abest the Capital as reporr for t.e
ais.U.
at the advanced age ot .,3 years. He was for think ought to have some wei d.t with the rco
along time employed as a Clerk in the Treasu- j pie of the District generally, Fnd i illuence them
THE R UE ROAD MOVE IN MORGAN
AND ROANE COUNTIES.
We cannot but admit that the step taken in
the above counties is most imp;
rtant in its
"J '. ' t . ,,.!- ..... n-ildi-he 1 a statement
oanr.g3. i pin
,f the free Rress conecrnin- the shortness and
.hutsibil'v of having the railroad from Louis-
1
of
I
t1 .. ,...,. tililt ,(lace. A preat
iiie iuii mi " - ,
M .. r.r
error will be committed, if in running a radrod,
it lie carne
1 HMt of to most hrvot ( Jiannc!.
People at the
north bein to find this out, ami
" ... l.l.,.
now nothing butV Un'3 wil answer, amuu
... . . ,,.
are now be
i,, runstructe.I between ouea
... ...Itn.is routes to a CT.
. . .l.lrHfit'l'fP
reat advantaire
J" V Wg shouI)1 Wnl wis(lon, by
u wisdom by
in the fnxt
I
lli time and
i .i.:. r....t 1 7..vrwi rini'l ri'I'tf.
uhir.'. and no other company
can tiien step m
.1 . . .
and shorten up the route, and cut off the entne j t
business. CuaH'iii'xxj A-lcrrliC(
The democratic papers claim votes tor An-
drew Johnson, on the ground that that he is a
i
Self-UKl
.de man So is Major Henry, who com-
.1 i:r. :., ,i,.-t onio I'ircuinstanci
cs, and lias
meiicen nit in m......"--
.eloeved , noble refutation by his talents, in-
tegrity and enegery. Rutherford TJ.
Fiom the Afh'n W.
THE CONG SESSIONAL CANVASS.
A friend at Tellieo Plains writes us that the
candidates f,,r Congress had a large and atten
tive audience to hear them, at that place, on
.
Saturday last. He informs us that the uiscuss-
s between Messrs an Dyke and Smith are
0 j , jn tie m.st courteous and Iionor ile
. .
nianner, and that the former made aeryu-
1 ' . . ,,- , , n-
vora le impression at ici.ico ami at, v..i..o
1 , , 1 ,1 .
Mill, at both which points he heard them.
1 ..
We have always ha 1
hi'h opinion ot .Mr.
Van Dyke's abilities, and we are pleased to
learn that he is more than realizing the cxpec- i
tations of his friends. The canvass has open
ed favorably, and there are so many good and
solvent reasons why Mr. Van Dyke should be
elected, that we cannot for a moment doubt of
his success. The district is a large one, has
many and varied interests, and ought to be
represented bv a man possessing more than or
dinary ability, influence, experience, industry,
an tact. In oi:r 'a:idilato is combint-il all (
tln'st; i'sseiithvl q tuLlifiratitnis, iinl we have tlie
: lit,. ,ru.lr.intci. xhat, if elected, he will labor
assidiiou sly to promote and secure the interest
of his constituents. We intend no disparage
ment to his competitor, Mr. Smith; but he is
comparatively a young man, and it is no reflec
tion on his claims or merits to say that he could
. ,n:lm that position and influence in the
: li.lils (),- (:.,rr,.SS) that would at once be obt i i-
cd by one of mature age, riper wisdom, and lar
ger experience. This fact, of itself pleads
strongly for Mr. Van Dyke, and should secure
his election, if there were no other arguments
in
his f
ivor.
Tli
pre
sent is a case waen the
ordinr.iy motives whieii control a mans choice,
h
may well he lost sight o
when the main ob-
el should He the securing oi uie
, ,11 .1 . . c . I .
reatest a-
mount of ability and largest cxperienee-
-the
success of that canc.idate whose past acts give
iriinee that, instead ol devoting his tuno an
trie ''mere politician, he will, under n rv...r
. . . x rr, ,,
' i' 'om.i.io, uu in, unucr a proper ap
. ' ' i
nines dreamed ot ty tools and demagogues has
commenced. God fbrhid that time ever should
come when there will be but one party in our
j government when the majority in both branch
os oi Congress snail bo so large tii.it the Exe
cutive may command votes cnogh to
ap
PI'
and sanction whatever measures ambition or i
recklessness may dictate, and when the mino- !
I. ..n c...i :. . o- . ... . i
.... 'oi i usen loo small to resits
sue
ce
full,, tl, . .,ri.i ,
b'i! the (ont.nual tendency to encroach-
meiits upon the Ci
MswtMuon ami uie rights it
,.M.,M,:,,..,J ..III,. ... ll 1. , .
7: : t ; : 1 ir z ri r:rrup
...... ...... ..,ss,.,,cness, ;,iiu i ne lights ol history,
coming to us through the political storms, sni--
ji muioi, siornis, srug-
ami revolutions o the o-ist --,n. .... .1
1 n
1 1 ..... .1 ,ts, i i
wherever the "era ot good let
ling
commcnees.
in the gov-
nen mere shall he but
ne
parti
nnent.or.he domin.mt party shall be over- ! , , f . Sm'a
w helmiugly large and the minority feeble and ' -' -;r farnung country-wc arc near
insignilieant, from that hour mav'we date the '-f Cumberland
decline and f,!! of the republic TI. A : I ')ltnu'"- An1 'c have a population of har
Party in Con n-,.s i'j .,! ,.i i ,
I v,iiiuill.llll
prcccoent; and its always right, perhaps, d'esir-
3J "' ."""I
able, that the
ore should be a reliable, workin-
majority in that body entertaining the same
political views as the Chief Executive of the 1
.Muum. it is also right and
r.rv. . .1
' "'"'' -,,a'
saiety oi our institutions
reouires and
a w ise
" - l '"""- "'-""-e demands, the pros-
Oir nf ! r.i,'i,i.i i il.!.i ,; :. . r-
rn.fir. 1..,. tli.i ,...10 If' 1 , .
r " .un.oiin hut watciitu .
active and v.gnant, willing to approve.s:lnction,:'""rtaI thirteen" who refused to -o info th
ami act with the ni ijority upon all measures of f'""1 nf a IJ. S. Senator booausethe whig
a legitimate and beneficial charm tor; but eve- j R'.n. m:,j,.,r't.v on joint ballot, and whose disor-
ou the alert, ready to resit to the last a the ' '"Vi""" "r"0 has Vrr Rime i,ren
i I-- " 1 i '? stn,1,!'ug theme of rebuke and evecrarion
encroachments of power upon the rights, inte- ! He has always been moreover ,1 Ln.
rest and liberties of the ponle.
Mr. Van Dyke is a whig, it is true; but of a
comprehensive and liberal spirit, and above the
whichcontr.l.he 7 71
w tin n control tlie action of too many of ht
rmbiie me,, 1P.1,, 1 i
puhoc men. It elected, we know his course
reach ot t w.sn .. .... -...l I
Siinc,",n w,,at ,s no!,t rood a.s to onp.
ose
wnicn he may
con-eive
sideration which induce us to support Mr Vai
Dyke and urge his election, and which w
., . " " culu u 'no in
an
e
to vote for him.
There are others poimllr
strong, to which we shall rfr from time to
i j
THE WINTER'!-: GAP ROUTE.
In placing this route for the gr?at Railway
connection between the Ohio Valley and South
ern Seahoard, in opposition to the one leadirr'
, to Knoxville, we f.-t 1 confident that !k::i t'n)
, -..,.
j tune for loea.mg ths v.rA arrive:;, it w.ll be ta
one ad.Tted. W rc.y r.poa a saving of fUs-
tnnce upon oas.er eitrcesznd lighter frades;
. ii . , r r- -n
j in o.come u... i,.u,.Kn oi ivnov. ine.-and
"" '"""i ciu-
; zens are uoin? an in ineir power to secure the
: lnoi;,n r.f t1if T?mmi1 ITfr Prrj Ul.ll n
; ,
: mtt nf I .etti r-wr. ters. Iiavp hern tcwi,i,i.i.
- - -
' active in efforts to make the impression abroad,
that the ro ite by that place is not only the mot
, direct and practicable, luit the only route, be
that the ro .te by that place is not only the mo.t
(11-r.nn I m f'l fl, ItNVl i k T Oil. I In.!..,
. . ..v...... , iii.u n-r
on. W hy is this great interest manifested? It
cannot be the promptings of inhermt public
spirit and enterprise If so, the first object
I Til 1 4 . . I . ,. I." -.1 '1
j wouei nave 'F- - lennes-
; S;?c and Ceor.a Lailruad and to have assisted
t:ie icnnessee mm ,rgu.,a uaoroad
two 01 me most important noaos in rue Ln on,
, . , . , ,
, one approaching her iron, the Souths est, and
Hie Oiuer iioi;i uiu i..-ii. ijimi uii.'se ihO'i'li
so far as they run through Knox county, Lav?
.1 . r .. t. i.'.,..f v..f i...i. ,i o . i
been left to languish fur want of means, and if
left to the people of that town and county, vq
! verily believe that many years would roll hy be
fore the portionof either Road lying within
' the county would be completed. It is pre-
all union.-, sum li-muluii uo"."." .m.- oeo ne.
' - - ' '
!.V. 1 h.,.!l,. l.1;,.n,l I,r - t.
7 1 . , ,. , 3
I,,...l r,f n tuna Q- inn t(.. U'J lilif Iittl..
. .. . , '
poet of its Iieing built, in omer to cover the
. , , . .... .
shame which attaches to Knoxville, in regard
' -
1,-v lior rnnlrnctpil noiw-v rpliitivp to tlio k;l
n 1 - . ",',k
1 eiincssLU ii. ucuiiii, .ion L.tni, i uiMiu.vv.'O it
Virginia Railroads Jfr wyleet and opposition
to them! Taking these examples, it is also pre
sumable, that so soon as the Kentucky Road
is located by way of Knoxville should that
piece of folly ever be consummated iust so
soon, will her zeal for that Road fag just as
the excitement in favor of the East Tennessee
& Georgia Railroad subsided when they obtain
ed the location of the Road, over Blount county,
a year or so since!
It is a subject, then, of some, importance to
the people cf Kentucky and South Carolina,
and one which they ought to investigate be for.;
they commit themselves too far whether the
subscriptions of Stock on the part of Knoj,
Anderson, Blount, and Campbell, cour.ties,
will avail them anything in this magnificent
enterprise? From the most reliable inf na
tion we could obtain during our recent vi,it to
Somerset, Loudon ii some thing like fifteen
miles nearer that point via. Wiu'er's Gap, than
Knoxville is via. Jacksborongh. And it ii a
notorious fact that Loudon is situated upon ti e
East Tennessee Si Georgia Railroad, fr-'n!j-fi-jht
m'UtHrt'd wile warr Ayptst't, Ch irks
ton, Sunt ftnnh, MotiiJi Orleans, and othr
I iti f hern Cilos! Add those together and it
1 shows a difference in the two route-", of f rly
three miles in favor of Winter's Gap! Mr.
.1 ,
Pkitciiaiid estimates the cost of the Road from
... KrritueKr, at
,')u) per mile.
. ! ,!lf at this rate would cost S.12i00-).
' ft ........ '
l tie amount ot Mock taken by
Knoxville, $
"0,009
Knox count v,
Anderson county,
Campbell county,
100,00:
100.000
."O.P09
Total, JJOO.OOO
Tliui, estimating the cost pt.T mile: of both
routes e.pial, the road can be built to Loudon
for $;;0,H)0 less than it can to the point north of
- the f-o
Knox vi lie, to which the .;00.OOO subscribed hr
unties above named, wiil build the Iioa i-
or J.r.O.OfW less than to Knorvide. .ml with
,ve saving of .J; miles transr.i.rfAti.n. " f
The question naturally arises Wh.it is there
at Knoxville to induce the people of Kentucky
- . ,if ;. ,,,,i, i, , . . . . .
: v-.no,;,,.. aim Georgia, to incur an
;i,l,t;, ;,,.,! ,, , , .
.... ..... .. uoiiecessarv er.,.nse nt T..rr.
thr,. t,r,!(.s tr,,n..,,..,:.... o
I . . ..... j . ., n, u)1 ;lu (1
me to come,
- ; in to p-s hr.,gh that t..w,.
? The sain;
; commercial advantages are to be found at Lou-
' ,i,.n
Wo have the same Railroad connections
iat and the same noble River, with additional trib-
llt:lri,,s p-lrIrl illt( ur I;ip t?ie vas, r,sour(.fS
j i.-.., -e .,.. ... ,,- , , ..
,1.-
rprising citizens men who have torn
; ,..s (r,.,., .1 1 e
, ' iii'J rues (H logvis
in el sew here, to
seek fortune with the rise of our flourishing
town. Give us the terminus of the Kentucky
road and we are renK- t.. I..,;i i .... vrl
iave no ''Old Hunkers" ,. ..fr :"o:i i
, .... . . . ULI ll.l,.".l .Tl
and contracfe,? .:.
ons to combat f
Ik i .
J n-irew .lohnson, we think is badly ralrnla
! 4 1 . . . t
' 1 l" get w aig -r,- ir .OJ . .i. i.t
to internal improvements. Rather f'.rd Tdx-
(jraph.
The New York Trihv. e savs the democrd-
I " ha3 W! existence, and 'bade a-
l .
d' to whatever of vatalifv it one- possessed.'
Tt n-L-,..!.. t .
' T v ttiilL It, I t lltillin n m
e? the
It is stated hr tin U'nJiin,,.
J II. lllll - li u I -j",U'l-
cut of the Baltimore Sun (savs the Franklin
Review) that Hon. Wm. II." Polk, who has
been lingering at Washington since the inangti
rafon ri Gen. Pirce, in hopes of obtaing some
lucrative and honorable fi. reign nrpoinfmc nf,
has at last given up the hunt, and will immdi
ately return home and contests his district with
the Hon. George W. Jones, who has takpn
time by the firelock, and announced himself
in Colonel Polk's own town and what is more,
has obtained the promise of support from eve
ry newspaper of Lis party in the district
JfempJtis Eetnli".
False H.wn. An article in the Lindnn
Quarterly Review says that tho imports of fa'so
hair from the cor.fim n' into England amonr.ts f)
five toti3 annually, the black hair rorainj frora
Brittany and tin Snth cf Franp?: tie light
from nrrPMT.
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