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V tt'tyf t-e cJb-x in J ) 1 ': V x i i f - : ADVERTISIhO RATES, irt Inch. . $12.00 fcacn aatxcqucnt Inch 6 00 To find tlia ralo for short r time first undthVrhte for one ye ar.thcn CO per cent of it will Ik; the rale for six inon'.h 40 pf r cent SO ' " ie three month two n.onlb one nicnMi two wek one week Local auvcrllaeincit Transient, 10 cents per line. Regular 8 per line. . ANNO VNCEMENTS. ror CnnreM anrl State oflk cs $10.00 " Legislature anrl Count? 5.00 T otho ubscribn of t'na Ictelli- gencer. Tho subscribers of the Greene Villelntelligenccr this week receive Trie Union in its stead. iVe have run the Intelligencer for six months, that time expiring July 5 at. In the six months the receipts hare hardly exceeded one hundred dollars cash, while the expenui tures haYj been hundreds. It's a . 'plain case ot' too small a whistle for bo many pennies, and, perforce Vre pull down our journalistic vest hnd turn our attention to some thing where the dollars, we hope, Wre more numerous than promise.8, tor in which at least, the propor tion of dollars and promises will be in a somewhat 'fairer proportion. We regret the step, but the inevo 'table wont to'crnto any Toolinjr, nnd wc therefore follow the dictates V)'f dame wisdom and her deputy necessity and fool no longer. By by, dear reader, and if no more in 'this life may we ultimately meet on a shore where the delinquent subscriber comcth not and where the weary printer is at rest. In conclusion, we have to say, Vhat if you reader, are indebtel to the Intelligencer,' tho amount is just one dollar due us, and we hope no ono will force us to the painful necessity of pushing him. Make .your payments either to IJ. V. tSeviet .or C. Turk, the collec'or .'of the Intelligencer, or address, ' The Intelligencer. Greenevillc, Tenh.," with the amount encloseii ,nnd ic will rach us. We must have immediate sottlerrent of all cUim. The office u in debt and Vnust bo paid out. TlIK Uniov will fill i ut all sub fViptions ai d ccntmc's for adver tising. Everything occuring after - nJuly 1st is duj to it, all prior to that date to the undersigned, and r-fctvabrc ofilv an Above. iNTELLIGEICCEa GO. to3SlTS2I5S5 RECEPTION. Sasnrl T. Tildrn Spsaks. A CALM UTTERANCE THAT WILL I IN'D AN ECHO IN ALL Tit UE HEARTS. KO PROSPEROUS IMMUNITY FOR SUC CESSFUL CRIME THE STEALING OF THE PRESIDENCY NOT A PER SONAL WRONG, BUT A WRO Q TO - THE r-iEPLE SPEECHES OF (10V IIENPItlCKS AND LIEUT.-GOV boRSn RIMER." . . About a quarter be fore 10, Mr. A. J. Vanderpoel came forward, followed by a group in which Mr. .Tilden and "Mr. Hendricks were tho central figures. ' lie said: Gentlemen of the M anhat tan Cluii and Friends: L is my agreeable duty on the pnrt of the Manhattan Club, representing not only the Democracy of the Em prie City, but the Empire State and our regenerated nation, to tender on" behnlf of the club and on behalf of thetnany friends who have met with us a cordial welcorre to those candidates of our great party who received a majority of the constitutional electoral votes of this nation Applause for the offlco of President and Vice I'resi dent ot the Uti'ted btates and to those who. are not only de jure but defado tho excutive oOicers of our great State. Appluase. We had intended - originally thai this should be only a social gather ing that wo might give the hand of fellowship to those who had so nob ly borne our standard in the late po'itical content. But I am sure that the occasion should be made by us an expression of the senti inents eo deeply rooted in every Democratic heart at the great wronc which the nation suffered in . . .n . ..... when the will ot the people as expressed at the t allot box, has been trampled on, and the Uovern ment handed over to the control of a party whose policy and prin cipjes havo been repudiated. Ap plause. Yielding to the desire thaa expressed our standara beaf r rs have consented to address us, and i now havo the honor to in troduco to you Samuel J. Tilden. Mr. Tildeu was received with cheorinr, which lasted eevoral minutes. Ho said J VOL. VIII. MR. tildk:j's SPEECH. Jitr. President and Gtntlewcn of the Manhatten Club: I accept ed your invitation under the idea that this was to be a merry, a so cial meeting the particular occasion . of which was tho presence in this) city of Mr. Hendricks and of Gov. Robinson and Lieat.-Gov. Dors heimer. You are aware, -I suppose, that one ofyourgncsts-, Mr. Hendricks embarks to-morrow on an excur sion to foreign lands tor rest and recreation. He will carry with him 1 am sure or best wishes for a pleasant visit and a safe return and for the health and happiness of himse'f and family. Applause. 1 I have been availing mysell, lor cimilar purposes of a brief interval and myself now, with some reluc tance drawn awsy from this pri vacy to attend this occasion. But the tfceasion itself, and the ap parent general expectation seem to requiro that I should say a word in respect to public affuirs, and especially that I should allude to the transaction which in my judge . ; ment is the most portentous event in American history. A hushed expectancy here restrained the tendency to applause which was just breaking oat when Mr. Tilden proceed Everybody knows that the re cent election the men who were elected by the people President 1 and Vice' Iresident ol the United States we.-e 'counted out' 'Hear heat!' and appluase and the m?n who wore not elected were "counted in" ar.d Ceated. "Heir, he ir!" "Yen! Yes!" Applause 1 disclaim any thought cf the per sonal wrong done to myse f in tliis transaction. '.'Hear, h'cai!' (energetically) "Good ! Good !" Applause. Not ty any act or word of mine ahull thnt b "dwarf e? or degraded into a personal grievance, which is, in truth, the greatest wronir that has stained our anno's. Not one of the four millions and a quarter of Ameri can citizens who gave ns their votes but experienced a w-ong as great and as dorp as I. ''More!" Applause, NoC ono of that min. ority who did not give m their votes, but in the resulting conse quences of this act, will share in the mischiefs, if it is not redressed and punished': Applause. To e ery man of the four and a quar ter millions who were defrauded of the fruits of their elective fran chise it :s as great n wro.ig as it is to me. And no less to every man of the minority will the ultima' e consequences extend. Evils in government grow by success and by impunity. They do not restairi therr selves volun tas il v. They on never be limited except by rxtetnal farces. If the men possession of the in Government can, in one instance maintain themselves in power againit nn adverse decision at the elections, such an example will be imitated. Temptation exists al ways. Devices to give the color of law and false pretences on which to fraudulent decision, will not be wanting. The wrong will grow into a practice, if orndoned if once condoned. 1 In other countries, in the Old World, changes in the succession of Governments usually been the resulted of frand or forc. We fdlititate ourselves that here through the skill and patriotism and philanthropy of our forefathers we had established a mtera of peaceful change through the agen cv of the ballot-box. This is the first time in American history that this right ot the people has been impaired. It is the first timo in Ameiican history that anybody has ever pretended that tht uovern ment ol this grot country was handed over to any set of men through fraud. Applause, The qncstion now is whether our elective system in substance as well nil its form is to bo maintain- ed. This is the question of questions. Until it is finally settled there can be no politics founded on inferior questions of administrative policy. It involves the fundamental right of tha pooplo. It involves the .v.. u. 0r (Count rjtf it$t tuft orr GitEENEVlLLE, TENNESSEE, THURSDAY JULY 19. 1877 the elective principle. It involves the whole system of popular goW ernmcnt. The people nust signally con demn the great wrong which was 3 -1 mi . none to inem. iney must strip te example of everything that can attract imitators, ineymust refuse a prosperous immunity to cri1ce This is not all. Toe people will not be able to trust the authors or bcncflicarics of the wrong to dc vise remedies. But when those who condemn the wrong shall have the power, they must devise the measure which shall render a re petition xf the wrong forever im possible. Applause. If my voico could reach through out our county and be heard in its remotest hamlet, I would say: "Be of good cheer. The republic will live. The institutions of our fathers are not to expire in chime. The sovereignty of the people 6hall be mcued from this peril and re established. ' fADplause.l Successful wtong never appears f0 triumphant as on tha very eve of its fad. Seven years ago a corrupt dynasty culminated, its power over the the million of peo ple who live in the New York. It had conquered or bribed or natter ed and won almost everybody into acquiescence. Jt sppearod to be invincible. A year or two later its members were In tho peniten tiaries or in exile. History abounds in similar examples. We must believe in the right and in the future. A great and noble nation sever its political from its moral life. Mr. Tilden's address was eagerly listened to and at its close was loudly applai.ded. Then Mr. lien- drcks was introduced and spoke as follows: OoVrHENbRtCRS SPEECH. Gentlemen: I thank you for the honor yju me. I appreciate it in part as an expression of personal respect and confidence but more as a declaration and assurance of your support of the principles and policies ot which in honorable as sertion w'th your distinguished citizen, ! was made a representa tive in the political contest last contest of last year. I beg to assure you fiat I appreciate the honor you show me the more high ly because of your deVotion to the political princp'es which experi ence has shown to be essential to the preservation of good and pure Government and the prosperity of the people. Very earnestly the Democrats of this great city and state and of Indiana, as also of the other State contended for and demanded a restoration cf local self government in all the States where it had been denied. They insisted upon a reduction through out the entire publio service, and expenditures not by hundreds nor jet by thousands, but by many 11:. La - tl mi . J uniuuiiB anuuauy. inerein was involved also a great reduction of officeholders, and the substitution of the honest tor dishonest ad minstration. Contending for re- suits so notably right and honor able, their cause was grand and tneir victory glorious, i will not disturb tho pleasure of this occa. Bion by undertaking to recount the means whereby the will and judg ment ot tne people were defoated The result as declared in Louisi nna and i.i Florida,- and at Wash ington is not and cannot be made satisfactory to the country for the uviuu ruuson mat it was not truly A great and sincere people will ...t C.l r . n-av vuoii miui judgement one. upon th truth and never tipon fraud successful through techni cality. Even should the President and his Cabinet adopt a part or the whole of the policies and pjrposes for which the Democratic party has bren contending for many years ana v. men oecame so dis uncny aeunea last year even that cannot. The Democrats will make no factious Opposition, not will they seek to embarrass the de facto administration, but wil sustain it inwhat is right, because it is right and for the welfare of the country and not at all becauso of aj fealty to the party that standi I defeated and condemned by ,.the f)HY: miirt. t 3u.1 ind t r not, people. The people cannot allow the selection of their Chief Mag istrate to become a thing of chanco or of practice. The "fraud first triumphant in Amerrean history'! must be assigned to ' - its proper, place among tne crimes against popular governmetv, and made so odious that no party will dare to attempt its repetition. He who is elected President must be in augurated. Uctil that is settled , and made sure no Democrat can be seduce! from his devotion and allegiance in any way not by the illuremeuts of'office, nor even, by the strong appeal in the Admin- j istration of vicious principles and dangerous policies and the adop tion of better doctrinces and just measures. Democrats will not in trust their most cherished prin ciples to the keeping of powerwheih ; isattained by vicious and corrupt ' means. They will the rather con tinue their faith in the right of the majority to rule in occordance with the constitutional provisions. All Democrats rejoice with unbounded joythat republican governmentsare once more allowed to the States of South .Carolina and Louisiana. They rejoice in the good fruits that must follow. They know that peace and good order will prevail; that capital will be mad) secure ; and labor safe, contented and happy; that enterprise will revive and the cruel burdens of Govern ment And public corruption bo lift ed from the ihoUders of labor; and that production will inccase and lands advance in price. But they know that, in the language of Gov. Morton, it had become "inevitable." Good government in the States wa$ hot a freewill of fering upon the altars of the coun try. For years the Democrats had contended in rCongrcss and before the people for Tree republican States throughout the South and finally it became ''inevitable," be cause tbe right and truth were too str ii; to be longer puppressed. In this Democrats find a reason to stand more firmiy with their party. Out of power With no patronage to dispenso and no money to dis tribute, but animated by the spirit of our institutions and inspired by the sent ment of tbe right of local self government 13 inherent in the people tho Democratic party dur ing the past ten years lias restor ed one State after" another, until now the tread of soldier is beard in no legislative hall but in every State tbe people governed by laws of their own chatting and by of ficers of their own choosing. My felhw citizens my home is in the West, and rby associations have been with people in that sec tion. Among you I am personally almost a stranger yet I am receiv ed by you with open arms and cor dialgreeticgs. Need I say that I am gratified because of this" fact? It has more than a personal signifi cance. Does it not proclaim that wo entertain no sectional political sentiment or sectional policies? Some may think we should have an Eastern policy, and others that it should be Western; but it seems to me that a New Yorker and an Indianian should understant it better than that, and that our leg islative and administrates polity should bo as broad and comprehen sive tfs the industries iha trade and commcrco which it may affect. Does tho trade of the great cities of tbe Atlantic stop with the mountains? Does it not reach be yond the Mississippi and across the Missouri? Every new homo that is built upon that receding border; every new farm that is made far otit eveh within the shadow of the Rocky Mountains; and every additional bale of cotton that is produced in Louisiana end Texas add something to the great ness and wealth of New York and Boston And Philadelphia and Bal timore. Is there a New Yorker who, n$ ho ttalks ap Broadway, hears and feels -only the throbbing ot a local commerce Let such a mnn break over tho narrow bounds and habits of his life, and visit the crrdt cotton nnd grain growing regions, nor let him stop until he heais the waves of the Pacific dashing against the . X ' i HISTORIC NO. 42, golden shores of Califotnia and he I will be able better to understand and appreciate the raagnitnde and complicated relations of the inter ests which are affected bythe finan cial and commercial policy of the country. Successful enterpise and development in remote parts of the country are as certainly and almost as directly connected with the prosperity of 'this city as are permanent and valuable improve ments upon your, more didtant streets. I have said i his under the influence of the sentiment that, in respect to production and trade, th9 East and the -West ond the South are one. and that a wise and just poliry wili alike, and almost equally promote the prosperity . of each, if your judgment should 1 e as comprehensive as the influence of your commerce, and as far-reaching as the distent lines of your trade. I havo but one word to say. Tho outrage that has been perpe trated is an outrage upon the rights of the people, not upon me, not Dpon Gov. Tilden, except as we ar6 citizens of the country. The people have been outraged by the denial to them of the fight to select their own public officers ac cording to the laws and the Con stitution. That net will work out. a9 has bren suggested, its own re dress. 1 have, no fear of the fu ture. Even if the Adodnisfration shall adopt Democratic principles, and follow policy based upon those principles, it can never gain the confidence and . heart of the American people. Applause It wilf never do, when a man has taken land, which belongs to-Brother man by a title nit good, and hoMiit it will never do to eav that the mn who holds the land d I wrongfully should have jt, bveaua' he would cultivate it better "thntil the trua owner would have done Before wc reach that question, wc will decide vho owns the lard. I say this, not because Gov Til ten has been wronged, but because the voico of the American people has been denied when that voice wos spoken according to the Con stitution of the Uuited States. But 1 fenr not remit. As I have already said, a great and sincere people wiU pass their, final verdict upon the outrageous act. Demo cratic principles will be carried out by Democrats, and by such fair-mi;ided Republicans as will not make themselves a party to the wrong done last winter. This will be accomplished in 1880 by a majority of voters in the several States, and t venture tto say that majority will be surprising to all parties. I think I may say of 1880, as I Baid of 1870, that In diana will again do her dno. After this, address of Monday niffht.m Union sauire. no set speech was expected from Gov. Robinson, but what ho did say was to the point, and on hearty arinlause. Ho thanked the club for the privilege of boing present on tho occasian of doing honor to tho distinguished gentlemen who had been standard bearers in the national conflict of last fall'. He added; - "From tho timo that a Chief Magistrate of the United States had been nangurted who was not elected, I have lost no opportunity on every occasion of saying that the life of the- nation depend ed upon that act being brar.ded ns a crime, and Ihat'if not so branded, there would be no hope" of our sur viving as a nation. I repeat that tow." The Governor excused himself from roHkinir a longer address, as n r. . he was fatigued by his visit to ihe public institutions. . Lieut-Gov. Dorsheimer was the last speaker. . He said : LIEUT (JOV. tORSIIKIMER' SPEECH. Mr.' Chairman and Gentlemen of the Manhattan Club: I have been wanting to see Democrats to gether ever since last Novcraber and I havo wondered that Demo crats have not been together soon; or. You stand to-day nnder nn ob'igition of duty eucli as never before rested upon a pa. ty in this country, A wrong has been in tlicted upon tho liberties of the he - - & Jt f - n .! ? ; ?vnuncu im GnEESETJUit, Tkjto. ,Tb only Democrat Ic NewipujHr Jn,. Greene County. ;;- ! - i One year . Sir mentis.; l(k) Tliree mnntln ,., " Va . ; The above ratei will be rigidly aff. bered to Invariariy In advance. W. H. Brininstooi, Editor and Proprietor. people and it is your duty to re urvtt mat wronrr- for if J- to, then it will stand unredressed w? grow into a precedent of fear Komenforthetuture, Thatduty devolves upon you for it is you wVo have been wronged, and in all affairs it is for the party wronged toieek redress Bhd work out the punishment to the wrongdoer. I pay that if the Democracy shall fail in the performance of this great ??WhJ wiH be w more culpa, blf than those who perpetrated the wrong. ; , . Wjfll,- in th first place, opon every oc-fsicn, in public and in private, wefcwill talk about it; we will bear wiiess against it; we will make thc.sense of this wrong to la v lLe,fr1DPK ever7 conscientious Kffublican in the 'country, fiut 1 lupe, we will not content our selves with that. A distinguish"' ed member of the IIoue of llepre sedative., whom I saw a few motncDt ago here, told me, last ' evening, that the House of Repre- ; sedatives had the power to itquire and to make plain; and I may sa vjo you, further, that the House of Wesentatives " by thcConfiW1. tutLn endowed with those great ' poyrs whicb, in every generation, theviintih .House of Commons hashed boldly and with perfect -freriom to work out the liberties of An3l.sh- people. Applause.' lhoo powers were given to the Ilouije of Representatives, as dis tinguished from the Congress at large, by reason of the knowledge s. ot how efficacious they i.ad been lor ie preserpflhnr. of nnr.ikUtl liberty in the p-m history ofEng- 'rd ;.. and I am sure that th T-- V of this couifrv il rnf ;t .sQm doiri? wUtvpr V: C V 'fesa -o0?J -feel ' bouud oy'jhU Vioiior and his patroitism to d... if the duty rested upon him. , LAppl;.use. Sol shall hoe that u,-. mujin me scene or . ataiesmaniike policy, resolutely pursued, to work out a complete remedy for this wrong, even before" the next election canoes. TGreat applause. AFTER TIIE SPEECHES. After the meeting in the par lors had ended and while the guests were partaking of collation, & serenade was tendered the guests. When the band had finished play ing there were loud cal s from th8 crowd on Fifth avenue for Tilden and Hendricks. Mr. Tilden ap peared on tbe steps of the club house followed by Mr. Hendricks, and the cheering was so long bus tained that thegertlemen werekept waiting many minutes. . Both Mti lilden and Mr. Hendricks said a few words to the throng, and were frequently interrupted by cheers.' Ihe enthusiasm reached its clima when a gentleman jumpedupon the iron railing in front of Gov. Hen dncks as that gentleman finished Ins remarks and called for three old uttie cheers for Tilden and Hen dricks. These were given with a wil',and after a speech from Lieut, Gov. Doreheimer the crowd slow) dispersed. Tiiet were sitting by the widow. Her h ad of golden brown nestled lovingly o.i his shoulder, while his rm encircled her Waist wiih a ten- der pressure. The soft moon cast. . us mellow light upon thera,. bath ing them iD a flood of silver radN ance while tho stars, as they view ed the charming sight, winked" wickedly though lovingly ut encll other.-1 'Darling V ho whisperedv in a voico ful.1 of intenee meaning, what do you Uve the mostwhat do you uioht wish f.ir?' Herhead nestled closer to his loving heart and her sweet voice was strong with maidenly firmness, as she softly murmured: 'Dandelion greensdon't you darling?' By . a strong exercise of power ho managed to hold his seat; . r A pedant is a precocious old mar. u. iSojlhurS. Our aribesters havo traveled thtf iron; the goldnrt Jies before us. Bcrnar.liri do Sr. Pierre. Experience i'h by industry ats bteved and perfected by the 'swift o.urse of time. Sbakspeare; . . - .1 : ( ? - -.If- riii 'j - -v . ' ' ' ' ' V., A; ' Or Wamjai rraUWfMWam