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in; a it it ati. h nil, itot ;n ri.itn;( i h 01 wai:. i.. t)f nrrllift outi ciiei .f tin- "l.utn t ' II 1 l I ra," Ono pleasant morning wo i m (Hik ing about warvur with I'.n-Uu I, war with Spam mi l un in iimihI with old loliliiTu, our conversation drifted back to our Into civil w r. Wo mil it Into, I reckon, bccaui it in the hint war w bad, but it in not so very lato. Almost fvTj ,1 j down south who wa -ti-gK" u it ideal. A generation die out in thirty year aul it h been thirty-five year sinco that war bojun. liut there are a few uf it left an, I wo I were talking about the wnr Iiko wo ! used to talk around tho camp lires.und I I was asked what seeno or lattl or ! event Lad left it most vivid impression upon my mind and memory. I knew ' Very'ved, but 1 ran go buck to scones 1 and t venU that have lasted longer and been more personal. I remember j when I Lad a fight at camp meeting I vu ouuuay auu got wmppeil ly a country boy and my Sunday clothe were all torn and muddied aud my father whipped mo that night aud the teacher got ready to whip me the next morniug and I showed Lira tho rod whelps on my leg and he let mo offwiih a Calviuistie lecturo on the iu of breaking tho Sabbath day. Well, the way of it wan, I had got p on tho hub of a watermelon . wagon tolook at tho tempting fruit and the country boy pulled my foot off ho as to get my place and I bounced him, but be was bigger and stronger ami had country boys to sick him on and they didn't like my ruflled town shirt and ho got mo down and nobody wouldn't part us and I got the worst of it aud my Sunday clothe were all soiled and my face neratehed nud I had no friend and it grieved me for a month that I bad been imposed on and whipped besides. I watched for tL,at boy to come to town and at lust bo ..id come. I npied him ou the other iifo of tho square and 1 got George Lerttcr to back mo aud I everlastingly licked him aud my father never knew anything ubout it.but I told my moth er that I had licked Tom Fountain aud the hugged rao and kissed me and told mo that it was wrong to fight, but somehow or other I knew she was glad tliut I had whipped him. 1 remember yet how the big tears came in my mother's eyes when she pulled up my pants and saw the marks on my legs that my father had made and I laid my head in her lap and cried. Well, you see that was a war a big ger war than I ever found afterwards and has left a deeper impression. But about the late war I said that th'A most vivid and lasting impression on'iiiy mind was the midnight scene of our army crossing the Shenaudoah by torchlight, when we were going from Winchester to fight the first battlo of Manassas. I stood on the bank and saw 17,000 men ford that river. Tho water was about breast deep to most of the Boldiers and they held their guns and cartridges up high and it strained the little fellows like McOsker sod Jim Smith and Zach Hargrove powerfully to keep their footing and the water out of their mouths and not wet their ammunition. It wu the 17th day of July, 1861, and next morn ing the boys all laid down on the hill side near Paris and went to sleep in their wet clothes and by noon resumed the march to Manassas. They had had a good wetting, if not a good washing. The army left Winchester just at twilight Not a drum was heard not a camp fire put out not an alarm of auy soft. "They folded their tents like the Arabs and silently stole away." Tho enemy was left at Martinsburg preparing for tomorrow's battle and they never knew where we were uutil after the battle of Manassas had been fought and won. It was old Joe Johnston's first military strategy. But the crossing of that river was the most historio and graphic scene that I lad witnessed and brought vividly be fore me a picture I had seen when a boy of Bonaparto crossing the Rhine. It was a wild, weird sight and I had never seen so many men at once in all my life. It seemed to me there were enough to whip all creation and they were eager to do it. Another one of our party said, "Well, I was in that same battle and saw the killed and wounded all round bat it was not till next day that I 'came to myBelf and had to command a pquad that was detailed to dig the trenches and bury the dead. I shall never forget the field where tho New York Zouaves lay dead, nor how thick they were upon the ground. They were dressed like Turks and had on turbans and wide, loose pants and raiters. They were large men to start on, and during the night had swollon up and their faces turned almost black, it took about four of us to roll one into the ditch. Their faces were distorted, their clotning uiooay, ana x never realised the horrors of war until then, o dident give them a full length apieco, but put the head of one between the foet of other and covered them about eighteen inch deep." "I'lio in mt liurr i 1 h i L i I ever saw," said another coiurad "wm tho battlo fi.ld at Milv.rn Hill. Mini.. ball don't luatiglo up tltn buy likn shell an I canUtcr. Our boy wern aw fully turn n J t i ili.i lust day' tH;ht by tho shot and 'i'!l from tho gunboat. Th next morning f tor t tljht I walked nv. r tli' tin I th.-re m Imr lly a lit J t t.l lllltll t. folWld MlllOll tll.l ili'u.l. I,. ,;i hu 1 urim mi l liiUi'U a:il feet wrei n scattered in hH kind of mutilate. I khapet and frn.Mn!iU. 1 heailfH MiMler Kitting lli right, Inn back against n tree, hll r i il Clutched in rik'ld linger, the inuzb on tne groun t, M not a ign of a head ou his fchonliler. A thell La 1 torn it away and left a can cut, and the blood from hi neck veins ami ar teries wa utill oozing down on Li clothes. I believe that the'battlo of Malvern Hill was the wornt on our boys of any that occurred during tho war. It wa a pity that wo fought it, for McCk'llan wa already badly whipped, and we couldn't do any m ire. " "It wa not long after that," Naid another, "when I saw tho moid sick ening sight tint my eye witneed during tho war. You remember that Joo Johnston wa wounded at tho bat tlo of Seven Pines or at Pair Oak, a the yankees called it. Well, the dead were buried very LaMtily, and in shal lower trenches than I ever saw. It Lad been raining for some time and tho water roue in tho trenches before wo could get them two feet deep and we Lau to tumble tho boys in anyhow. About a mouth after that our wagon trains Lad to cross that field, not in one road, but in a dozen, and every where wi 'crossed thoso trenches the pressuro of the wheel would force up a leg or an arm or a head, and you could see scores of thorn sticking out after-wo had passed, it was an awful sight." "Well, I don't know what was the most impressive thing," said another. "Tho fcl'Uo in a field hospital after a battle was about as bad as anything. I shall never forget tho night scene un der tho willows after tho first battle of T.I."(assas, when Dr. Miller was in charge and worked on tho wounded boy all nigat long. It was close by a mtie iirauen ami reminded me more of a hog killing at homo about Christ mas times than anything else. I watch ed him cut off arms and legs aud probo for balls until I was sick and had to turn away, and every time he got through with ono man ho would look around for another nud say 'Next!' just like a barber. What was wonder ful to me was tho courage with which those wounded boys endured the pain of the knifo and saw. There wa no ether or other anesthetic used, but they never uttered a groan. The most pleasant memory I have of the war is of seeing Stonewall Jack son asleep. I never saw him awake. On the morning of the sixth day's fight before Kichmond I left that city about daylight with some official document that had to be delivered to General Lee without delay. I rode hard for twelve miles to his camp, near Meadow bridge. He and his staff were at breakfast under cover of a large Bquare tent. The adjutant loft the ta ble and came to me before I had time to dismount. v As he read the papers I saw a man lying down on the straw in the tent and one end of the breakfast camp table was over his head and shoulders, He was lying on his left side, his right hand was on his sword and his uniform was faded and Eoiled. A slouched hat was over his face and ev idently he was asleep, while General Lee and his etaff were hastily taking their morning meal. My curiosity was greatly excited and I said to tho adjutant: "Who is that man?" "Stonewall Jackson," he replied. "He came in about daylight and pret ty soon tumbled down and fell asleep. He is very much exhausted and Gene ral Lee would not let him be disturbed and had the table set over him. Won't you alight?" I said no, and thanked him. As I rode away I looked back at the picture. I would give anything for a photograph or a sketch of that soene. It was the only time I ever saw the blue light elder whoso name and deeds are known all over the world. No wonder the poet, Palmer, was inspired to write of him at tho battle of Antietam : "We see him now tho queor slouched hat cocked o'ar his eye askew The shrewd, dry smile, the speeoh io pat, so calm, so blunt, so true, The blue light elder knows 'em well; Savi he, "That's Banks! he's fond of shell ; Lord save his soul we'll give him' well, That'4 Stonewall Jackaon's wy. "Ah, maiden! wait and watoh and yearn. Ah, widow, read with eyes that bum; Ah, wife, sew on, pray on, hope on Thy life shall not be all forlorn; Tho foe had better ne'er been born That gets in Stonewall's way" Another one of our party told of an event at Centerville in 1862, when two New Orleans Tigers of Wheat's bat talion resisted an officer who was try ing to arrest them lor leaving camp one night and abusing 6 farmer's fam ily. They knocked the lieutenant down and when finally subdued were tried by courtmartial that afternoon and shot next morning at Bunrise. "And here is Durrant," he said, "who inur-lt ro 1 ul poor yirl in tho belfry, and that scoundrel .Im k'ii), who mur dered IVarl l'.ryan, and ll.it fellow Holmi. who k tlti-1 half a doen wo- i ' i . . il : . . men iil ciiitiren, can (;n uirir mnpi put off and put year an 1 perhiii fl fur month an I i t-I'lpK lit lust. And that 1 what I the matter With thu piople aud why si many of these ly iieliin, toko plaee hll over the coun try. There i really no pisl or ovi r powering rouHoii for the wide differ men between martial law and civil law. Ono may bo too swift, but tli" other is certainly too slow an I too uncertain, Thoso Titter hardly had time to writo home and nay their prayer 'martial law i aliniMt a swift a lynching ; the evidence uo bettt r aud the death pen alty i for crime leu brutal and out rs,'con. Frank Davis wa bung at I'uhifki, Tenu., during th war bung ii a spy beeausij he would not betray tho union soldier who gave him the information. Tho noblo boy said Lo would dio first and die bo did. Them i no nobUr record in tho auual of too war than Lis, and ho wa bung like a felon. They aro raising money now to build a monument to him and Mr. Thomas, of tho Nashville, Chattanooga aud St. Loni railroad, put down S'0. That's the kind of a man ho i. Verily, it is as Shakespeare said : "Some riso by sin and some by virtue fall." A HP in Atlanta Constitution. OKOWTII OK TIIK SOU III. The Industrial Situation as Keported for th 1'ast Week. Kpports of industrial and btisine conditions in all parts of tho southern states for the past week indicate that general business is very active and prices are well maintained. Tho iron market shows no change. Furnace output continue to be large, and but little iron accumulates in tho storage yards. Tho market for iron and hard ware is more irregular and is growing pretty active under increasing demand-. Coal and coke opeiutois are doi' g A !argo business. More coal ho been mined than iu auy previous seas on, and fnles have been widely ex tended into new territory. Unfavora ble reports from the north and north west, to tho effect that heavy losses have been sustained by Hoods, and that logging has been interrupted, have strengthened an already heavy demand for southern lumber. Prices are firm, the mills aro running on full time, and prospects ahead are believed to bo very encouraging. There is no change in the condition of the southern textile industry. Tho mills are all in operation, and the ad dition of new mills and enlargements of existing ones causes an increase in the outputs each week. Cotton mill operators are hoping for higher prices, and complain that present conditions do not give them a reasonable profit. Tho reports of newly organized or in corporated cotton mills for tho past week include a 40,000 spindle mill at Columbus, Ga. ; a $250,000 addition to the plant of the Anderson niills.of An derson.S. C. ; a $200,000 mill at Mays ville, Ga.;a 20,000 spindle mill at Senaca, S. C. ; tho Enterprise Mills, capital $20,000, at Chester, S. C. ; new mills at Warrcnton, Ga., and Mt. Pleasant, S. C, and a knitting mill at Maveys, Ga. Among other important new indus tries announced or organized during the week, are : Tho Oak Lawn Sugar Refinery, capital $140,000, of New Orleans, La. ; tho Cape Fear Bluff Stone Company, capital $30,000, of Norfolk, Va.f and a cotton mill with $50,000 capital, at Houston, Tex. The Mallard Lumber Company has been chartered at Grceleysville, S. C, capital $30,000; the Roanoke Lumber Company will build a $30,000 planing mill at Plymouth, N. C, and the Rug by Oil Company has been organized at Chattanooga, Tenn., with $500,000 capital. A canning factory is reported at East Radford, Va. ; an electrical plant at McComb City, Va. ; and a flouring mill at LaFollette, Tenn. A foundry and machine shop is to be established at Dalton, Ga., ice factories at .Fort Myers, Fla., and Abilene, Tex., and wood-working plants at Fort Myers, Fla., Russollville, Ky., Alexander, La., and Shore, N. C. Water work are to built at Corsicana, Tex. Among important new buildings of the week is reported a $10,000 business house at Richmond, Va. , a church at Orangeburg, S. C, to cost $8,000, a $12,000 hospital at Williamsburg, Va., a $10,000 residence at Orlando, Fla., and a $50,000 penitentiary addition at Richmond, Va. Tradesman, (Chatta nooga, Tenn.) MAY KE EXTRADITED. Jackson and Walling May Be Moved to Kentucky at Any Time. A Cincinnati special says: The cir cuit court has rendered its decision in the Jackson and Walling extradition case withont granting a stay. This meons that the attorney for the defense will not appeal the case to the supreme conrt. The prisoners are now in the jurisdiction of Sheriff Plummer, of Campbell county, Ken tucky, and he may take them to that state at any moment to be tried for the murder of Tearl Bryan. It is better have a good conscience than the applause of men. IN BATTLi: All KAY, hi mi ( uv moors ;caui iiii: M.OIM.AIOHS. Governor Ilradlry lim.o l'reeau. tl.ni,ry I'roeh.ii.allon. Tho Kentucky lata capitol bristled with bayonet Monday morning. Tho law that (iuviriior Uradley ba lca'l ed upon the military arm of thoKato gov (rninent wa early spread about and caused a great deal of er.lternent. Tho Louisville Legion, 250 rtrorij.;, under ci mmud of Colonel ('astleuian, left that city at 0 ; 15 a. in. for Frank fort ou a special traiu over the Louis ville and Nashville railroad. What promised ttj bo tho most sen rational day of tho senatorial fight wa begun with a proclamation from Gov ernor Uralley isnied at 9 o'clock Monday morning. It wa a follows ; Commonwealth or kf.ntitkt. I'.iecu live department, Frankfort, Ky., March If., l.Him. Whereas, It ha been made known to me by the affidavits of tho president of the Kentucky senate, tho speaker of tho Kentucky house of representatives and other, that for several days past an armed lo.Iy of desperate men has by their threat and demonstrations intimidated and overawe red tho mem- lbly, and that assuultcd Sen- bers of tho general assem a portion of said persons ator C. J. Walton, and prevented him from going out of tho senate chamber ; that a party of said persons in a like manner took possession of tho door of tho house wLile the joint assembly wa in session, aud assumed to decide who fchould enter tho chamber of the honso when taid session was being Leld, aud that on the lith day of March, 1S9C, a portion of tho persons were attempted to be sworn in as officers by the clerk of tho senate, to-wit: Asdiputiesof the sergeaut at-arms of tho senate, and thereupon forcibly seized the door keeper of the bouse of representatives, while tho general assembly was iu joiut sefcsion and prevented him from exercising tho duties of his office, and allowing persons to enter who were not entitled to a place on the floor: niui ine presence oi inese mcu prevented members from voting in the joint session; that tho civil authorities who aro claiming to act, towit: Tho sheriff and his posse, and tho policemen of tbo city, have at no time arrested any of these rioters or armed persons, but have stood by and permitted them to continue their work of intimidation, permitting armed per sons to occupy tho senate chamber and cloak rooms while tho general assem bly was in joint session; that said authorities are cither powerless, over awed or unwilling to act and that un less the chief executive interferes and protects the general assembly, legis lative action will be prevented and riot and bloodshed will follow, and that the security of the lives of the citizens and officers of the commonwealth re quire such executive action. Now, therefore, as governor of the commonwealth of Kentucky, I hereby call into active service to be placed under the command of Colonel John B. Castleman, 300 men of the First Kentucky regiment of state guards; Company E of tho Second rogiment of Kentucky state guards io be . placed under command of Colonel E. H. Gaither, and Company B of the Sec ond regiment of Kentucky state guar .Is, the latter under command of Adjutant General Collier, until said Gaither reaches Frankfort, when the 8ame will be placed under the com mand of said Gaither, who together with said Castleman, will be under the command of said Adjutant General Collier, who (said Collier) will report to me. Said Gaither and Costleman Bre or dered to proceed with their regiments to Frankfort. (Signed) William O. Bbadley, Governor of Kentucky. Charles Fixley, Secretary of State. Governor Ready For Battle. Upward of 400 soldiers occupied the state house square during tho morning and the calls of pickets could be heard above the noise and confusion of the crowd. In the meantime Governor Bradley was in consultation with Adjutant General Collier and Colonels 11.1 11. - - a .. Castleman and Gaither. , These gen tleman agreed that there, would bono difficulty in preventing trouble. 'I wish to say," said the governor, "that the military was called out to protect the members of the legislature from mob violenso, and not to protect myself. The story that I was to be arrested for usurpation of authority in ordering the sheriff to clear the state house of all those not authorized by law to be there, and indicating that this should include the deputies that the senate sergeant-at-arms had sworn in, and that for this reason I had called out the military, is false. I am perfectly able to take care of myself, and my reason for calling out the mili tia was to protect the legislature and prevent trouble." Oub future well-being has nothing to ' do with our being sincere, unless w are also right. FAii.Li) to Ki.irr. lui: kimh uy i.ujim.a i i ki: .MUOl'KNM VI M l.ltl V NJ H,nator i.j,, .tP), Sunn I Money M,. t ril i'i..d Tim Kentucky legislature adjourned Tuesday w ilhout f leeting a sxnator. Tin joiut session lifM luble 1 peaceably, A feeling of better humor prevailed in tho Louse, which wa etijoyi d by a j number of ladies who were allowed for tho f i r h t time since 11 Friday to cuter ' the galleries. ! The door were thrown wido open as on Monday aud tho sanio eight of b!u coated soldier was witnessed in tho corridor. While tho clerk called tho roll of both lion,', tho democrats failed to vote and tho roll showed bT present. I Tho ballot wa tli mi ordered for the ( last vote in tho race for United States senator. Neither tho democrat nor tho republicans voted. On motion of Hon. Cy 'A. Iirown, the joiut assembly ' eternally, foreibly, everlastingly and perpetually and for all time dissolved never to meet again. ' When the motion wa put, the long ' meter doxology was sung by the as- ! sembly in a spirit of Lunior. I The iravel fell for tho last timo in i'ut session of tho Kentucky gen era wemblj a' 12:17 p. m. and n successor to Senator I'lackbnrn wa no wa elected. As soon as tho joint assembly had dissolved many of senator Plackburn's friend made a rush lor tho senate cloak room aud began to shake Lands with the free silver champion. "Joo" told a story aud wound np by saying that he hail just begunhi tight, Tho Blackburn people held a meet ing at tho opera houso during the evening. A feature of tho occasion was a special from Jack Chinn, which wa loudly applauded. Senator Black burn's addre Lad to do with the dif ferent phases of the strange political drama just closed Ho was rather bitter in his denunciation of what ha termed "tho traitors of the party." Ho scored Governor Bradley iu a bitter and impiifsioned manner for -Riling out tho militia, characterizing his action as despotic, cowardly and tyrannical. Ho also fired some hot shot at tho press, suying, "There Las not been ono single line, original, copied, borrowed or stoleu, in the democratic press of Louisville for the past three months which was not a lie." He then reviewed. and reiterated and defended his views on silver and other nationul questions. Judges Kefuse to Sit. The judges of the court of appeals refused to meet at tho statehonso while the militia is in charge there. The Judges held a session in ono 'f Chief Justice Trice's rooms, at tho copitol hotel. Nell and Landes, republican sena tors, will resign to accept appoint ments from tho governor. ' A special election to elect a successor to tho late Senator Weisinger, of Louisville, will be held April 14th. BEAT THE POOLROOMS, i Bold, Bad Scheme of a Telegraph Operator Consummated. There was a piece of fine work done at the raca track at Now Orleans, Sat urday, by which every poolroom ia the country was hard hit. The sixth and last raco of the day was won by Plug, but the , official result was changed by the telegraph operator at the race track to read that Royal Net tie had come under the wire first. She was a 10 to 1 shot, and this de liberate falsification of the result by the operater was no doubt the con summation of a carefully laid plan by himself and confederates at various points. It is stated by telegraph ex perts that the wire could not bo tapped, as tho wire to the race track is what is known as a duplex wire and an inter mediate set of instrumeLts could not be put in withont attracting instant attention. The Western Union Tele graph Company officials are very reti cent about the matter and will not make a statement, but the above is gathered from an absolutely reliable source. EXPRESS TRAIN WRECKED. A Rock on the TrackEngineer Killed Outright. The fast express from Knoxville to Cincinnati, dne at Paris, Ky., at 4:45' Wednesday morning, was wrecked near' Livingston by the engine striking s rock and turning over. John King, the engineer, was killed. The train was 40 minutes late and was trying to make up lost time. FARMERS MADE GLAD. Secretary of Agriculture, Morton Must Buy and Dlr'rlbute Seeds. The president has notified congress that he had permitted the joint reso lution introduced in the senate by Mr. Hansbrough compelling the secretary of agriculture to purchase and distrib ute seeds, bulbs, etc., in accordance with existing law to become a law without his signature.