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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 6 April 1870

aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaalaaaaaaaaaaaHMVMBP T "n5 . - . . -i.4..'---io.ay lit x-ffil -, . - r - III , 4 ,' " - - .-: ' ' " ' ' , I'M - KNOXVXLLB, TENN., "WEDNESDAY, APROCK 1870. KO. l. 1 3 a i t 1 'i ' 1 1 IX THilKNOPIliLE CHRONICLE, ', j, rcntisnin by &5 T .V. Xt W .A. X E I? , OfflCE: BROWN LOWrS 0L0 STAND, KutMco on GAY HTKEET, Emit KUlc, . . . APRIL C, "1870. jpjIkIbeeat democbaticeow in new yohk. present contest between the 1 ' Tweed 'jbjSBpCH&rncy'' nnd the "Young Democrncyi" JN"3(prt fiity, La likely, to prove as formidable nnd, protracted as the Hard nnd feoffrSliell light of twenty yenrs ngo. ,iThe spoils for which the parties are con femfmg'qre' the numerous fat offices nnd rieU-Xobs m the City of New York. The .good-ipeople of that city have been plun dereil.'of their millions for years, and the cprruptlon has assumed such startling pro-portlbiis-'fhat the expenses of their city government almost equal the expenses of ndinlnlatcrlng the Nntlonnl...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 6 April 1870

'2 TRAGEDY IN NEW MEDFORdJMASS. A Tomiic .Man Who "Ipd MotWliioly but . . . ..II LiI.aI Iliiml.Kv U I u namMAHII Tho 1'nlr nul 'Frail Jlnrilrren their, CoiiimiIIs Milcldc Ity Nlioouag Jirrnci. Corrtfpondcncc of Nt'Y Herald. IiJv IJiiPKonu, March 23, 1S70. A terrible tragedy, followed by n suicide, WUH connriltted nt tbe boarding house of MH. Cornelius Web-ter, curly lnstevcning, Tlio victim wasTlieodoro L, J'orker, of the tlrm of 0. C. & T. L. l'arker.n young man nged but twenty-fhrt'o-yiur; nud the deed waH committed by Mrx. Lizzie W. Chnp jniui, n daughter, of Wlllliun Dnfl'y, nged iibout forty yearn. The tirtleH hud been Intlnihte iqr Bpmo montliH pnft, laid hud been frequently together unon tho streets, nn although there Is no direct testimony in regard tq any Improper intimacy be itweeii tlicirii yet It Is reaHOiiablc'under thc existing circumstances to Hunpooe uch t6 hnve been the cafce. Mr. Purker Avas a reg ular boarder 'of the hou-e, having lived there for the past eigh...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 6 April 1870

ft! A" tform for 'the American l'eople. Flrl rhu duvelopmcntyof our own re Hource marked nu tno nnn possession 01 our own are mucn more important tnnn C . ... At- I. .1?. ' 1 1 At. foreign co mercc to mo weuure ui. nu me people of us jintion, to tne, solvency ot the Government, and .tactile- attraction of the bettor cipsa orimmifrrunts ; nnu ny no other riifcthosLcnn ft durable 'resumption, of Bpecio payniOTitH be, attained than by In creasing AnieMcaii. production and cheek ing Importation. . , Bccondly. ToyJialhtalri such possession of our own,'ftiafAet,1 nnd thus to attain llnancial Independence, Wo must he ablo to t , produce at homo xncarly .nil 4ho umnufac- inc those which require, the fncIlltieH of LU1LU UJ, llUVn JILUUVU Win ULVI'iVi iiv,iuv great establishments, of many workmen. " tnuueti to special arts, nu;or large capital, I andiwo must also bo constantly undertak ing tbono new. Industries Which the tid i ranees in the arte and the progress of civi lization rcnulre. i Th...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 6 April 1870

3V If Una copy, one year...... , 12 00 i)nou)- fix month?, ..... , 1 (f) Tcncojiici, ono year,., 1.... ... 17 00 Twenty cojilc?, one yenr,, ...... Sd 00 Fifty corlc. ?nc ycnr,......w.i.;i .-. 02 fd WEDNESDAY, 'ATRIIi C, 1870. OWE ENTKHPBISE. Wo publish to-day tlio "first number .o'f the UintoxicijK, in fulfillment of-thc pro mise nuulc In our Prospectus issued somo days ago, In embarking in tins enterprise, "wci'Ield to ho hasty impulse, but begin a work which it has long' been our ambition to untlertak&i'Vt) arej'nilJyic6jgfilzauof thii onerous duties to bo-dlscharged and of (he responsibilities we assume. Wo begin our IuIku-h fully determined to perform them with all tho fidelity, "fccat and ability we i-nit iommand, but frankly confessing that we do nbt assume to possess nil theac eonipliahments aud talents which our high calling demands. The field of journalism Is greatly extended, and, through the fa eilltles afforded by ohr railroads and tele graphs, its sphere of usefulne...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 6 April 1870

4. -J -i v KftQViLLE WEEKLY UKUONIOLK, WDNESDAy, APHIL (I, 1870. 5 1 7 li! I ABVERTMINU KATJW S ;CrTat!TsSVQR ft W- Ten line.y or 1 rauare. 1 lul l tquaro, i tnontn,....,.!.. 2 00 1 iquarot rovnwr.."w'Mi'i Business Carat-, 2 muwcs, per year,......, mit.il M U WJ 5 coiumni a mourns. l column, 6 montw, ";,' ..ao uo ... 18 00. '-5 rnlttun a column,' one year.'. , ...,.......-. J. t column. 3 months,-....!...,...... ........... w 1 column, 0 months,..;..': M......T, . w.. 00 1 column, one year,.. .-i.- pO v Notices' In Local Column", Ten Cents pr.1tne. All bills duo upon first lnertlon. Those of rwrular advertiser to bo rendered' monthly. The Eastern Mall closes. ,.:i0:15 a.. jw v teu:; TlioAVMteraMalliMAT..!...V...h.A., :,.i.T..7.l:3f ,.,.,r:;is p.lf. IUTOa.M. v " Arrives ............. Opens for delivery.. ...... law m. Clinton Mill irrirM t 1MO. A. V.lrloJM at 3.00. t V. Maryvilla MalU departs Kotidayt.vvvednesdars and Fridays, at&Od. r. u.: arrives Tuesdays. Thursdays and Saturda...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 6 April 1870

KNOXVILLE WEEKLY CHRONIe, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 0, 1870 FARM AM) HOME, l'nnn Interels. Tho agricultural interests of tho country tsct'iu to bo more tardy ami Itiickwnnl In partaking of the progressive spirit of tho ago than any other' of the various Interests of ,our people, "Which should not bo so, nsj It the most Important or, at least, is ono of the most important nnd tho present de cade should be marked by important changes and improvements In our agricul tural interest. TJie great Improvements which havo been made in agricultural implements can-. not bring to tho tiller of the soli tho proper reward, unless lie who uses them knows how-to takftcaro otyhem, aud mako them serviceable inthci fullest sense of tho. word. fcfcsJJtit our hlll-sulo land cannot be mauo bus-. eeptiblo of reoeivlng nil the benelits wnicn are to bo derived from improved agricul tural, Implements, audit is time thnt farm ers should1)egin to. realize the vast differ ence, 'iii cost, of producing and taking care of...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 6 April 1870

! SON. V, P.-EttEY. This gentleman, who lifts liecii'elecled to Congress n'om hUJDlstriet (4th Pennsylva nia) for fjve successlvb terms; has recently Intimated his Intention not to again be come a candidate for re-election. His coh stiti36nt, In overwhelming numbers, knowing that such a course on his part would bo W calamity to tho country, Mr. Kelley being ono of the fast. friends of pro tectton to American Industry, ns well as nil other great measures for the development of our country's resources and the advance ment of civilization and prosperity, ad dressed n memorial, begging him to recon sider tho matter, and again nllow his friends tho use of his namo as a candidate for tho position ho has so ably filled. After giving some personal reasons which led him to refuse to again bo a candidate, 'which reasons ho Is willing to waive for tho bene fit of Ids' constituents, and his country gen erally, ho submits sonio timely Suggestions for the 'consideration of his friends, which we c...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 6 April 1870

KNOXVILLE WEEKLY CHRONICLE, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 0, 1870. APRIL 0, 1870. , , , -if WAITING. Vill It lie over to-iUy. or to-morrow? , Will It lat for a week, or it month, or n year, TtiU trnnoo that i neither u Joy nor a furrow, , TliU v nltlng that Is not n hope nor n fear? While. I urn waiting the cml draws nears HwlllcomotcforoIiimilcatlsoniBdny. Jp Shall I feel it. I Svonder, whin it.iyiW! iu coining fcenia iiko going awajr Is (t only. Iint watching has lnmlc mo vreury, And that beingTvcary has mado rue dream ? Hut In'tfrcfttaTthc world Is not so dreary. And indeed lam not tired yet ; I have Hrcngth to wait what is yet to jco What the hours I know will not forget, Tho end of tho watch that is set for rne. It la the end that hat made roe strong, I.wt I pay when ltcomcs it Is come too late? Then till it came I should find it long: I have forgotten for what I wait. Then why nrc my thoughts bound up to this Jiy it bond that I neither feel nor tec, While the world'ggf a by In bale or blis...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 13 April 1870

. r .3 M VOL. I. KKOXVILLE, TENN., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 1870. NO. 2. T XT' NX X VX 'NT f T NT 7 ' Ny HVRHsSSliJHRBsilB V N - NT 7 N Ny NX ' N NT Njr THE KNOXVILLE CHRONICLE, ' ' rrnusnp.D by RULE & TARWATBR, TWO DOLXAIIS PER A3VIVUM. OFFICE: BROWNLOWS OLD STAND, Entrance on HAY fiTREF.T, EnstNltlc, BETWEEN WAtS AND HILL STREETS. "WEDNESDAY, APItlL 13, 18T0. rroc Schools. In 1847, when thu English Government asked from the House of Commons a grant of 100,000 for the education of the people, a memorable debate occurred in which Lorjl, Maeauley participated. His speech on thls.occii.Hion was one of the ablest and most exhaustive ever made on the subject. Tlio position assumed by the Democracy ootids SJute upon this question of educa tion is so similar to that occupied by the opposition to the measure referred to, that iordSlncauley'espeech becomes of peculiar interest to our people. Its importance aritti pertinence to thoissuo now fairly made be- strcngthencd when I recollect that ...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 13 April 1870

KNOXVILLE WEEKLY CHRONICLE, WEDNESDAY APRIL 13, 1870. a Men. Sherman onVlhc Now Army Hill. General Shemtaifthiw addrcMetlitoJ. Hon. Hcnry' VVilson, Ulialririan' Military) Committee, Unltctl'fetiitoH Seriate, a'hlghlyi IntoreHtlng letter upon the now army bill pnuied In the Houho of RcpreHentatlven, appropriately Htyled "Logan's Hill." After referring to nomo omlnnloiw in the bill now before the Senate, provided for in the law of 1800, General jiherman wiyn : "The insertion made by General Logan that tbtf number of eiutt olllcers in our small army exceeded those", of Franco and Russia, is no wide of the truth that it does not admit of an. argument. Our army of forty regiments would make two corps d'urmcc, or six full divisions, or twelve brigades, requiring for actual service 1 gen eral, ii Lieutenant Generals, 0 Major Gen erals and 12 .Brigadiers j whereas, we haw 1 General, 1 Lieutenant General, 5 Major Generals and 8 Brigadiers. If you will send to the Congress library for Hart's ...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 13 April 1870

TWICE MARRIED. I wub u high-tempered, wuyM'artl girl. AVhen I was fourteen my mother died ; und eighteen months nftr my father married a hceoml time. I had the prejudice girls mostly have against step-mothers. I was very much displeased when my father mar ried, and I rendered myself as disagreeable us possible to thti'woman he had made his wife. She was not patient or particularly cool: tempered, and besides, considered me a snollecl child, who needed strict home dis cipline to correct my imperfections of habit and disposition, bho' Was right enough about It. But It might naturally b6 expect ed that I would resent her exercising any very arbitrary authority over me. The conscqucnco was that we quarreled con stantly, ns only a high-tempered, self-willed girl and an nrbltrary woman can. lieforc I w'aa seventeen I had fled from my father's roof to marry a man only three years older thah inj-selfj and nearly as ig norant as I of the realities of life. Arthur Loraino's father was a merch...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 13 April 1870

rr.n.iiM r NBs ttTio.v. . i :at. t ' One copy, ono ycnr..fSi....!U: XLMWfi.Z7t2 00 i Ono copy, fix month; 1 00 Ten co)i!c, one year,.-....,.. 17 60 Twenty copies, ono ycr, .'...., 30 00 Fifty copies ono year........ , G2f0 WEDNESDAY, APKIL 13, 1870. HOW TO BEHIT. Money sent to uh In registered lottery, by Express, prepaid, or. by Postoflle orders, will lio at our risk--othcrwise, at tho rink of the sender. , i1'" liifP. j TO OUR FBIENDS. The want of a Republican organ has long bcon felt In this community. Wc have un dertaken to supply ibis want. Tomato our paper what It should lie, we must have the aid of friends. We appeal to thcRcpnblicans of East Tennessee, and of the nation, for an earnest support. Wo will use nil our energies to render the Chkonicxk a wide awake, progressive sheet. Shall our labor Imj rewarded ? SEND ON YOUB CLUBS. It will be neon that we make liberal de ductions on club rates. Under this ar rangement, there is no reason why the CititONicLK should not find a pl...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 13 April 1870

KNOXVILLE WEEKLY CIIHONK'LK, WEDNESDAY Al'lUL 111, 1870. ADVKRTJ.NINU RATEM. Ten lines, or Ins, Nonpapell, to contltute a square. 1VU imVS. Wl KM 4wUf 1 (quart-, 1 Insertion, ........ 91 w !S 00 S 00 20 00 10 00 18 00 l square, i momn ,. ,......ni... 1 square, 3 months, , n. Business Curds, 2 squares, per year, i column, 3 months,... , i column, 0 months V? Mlnmn. nhn Yebr.... . 30 00 JS column, 3 monthly.... 13 00 J? column. one year., i column, emoniDs, , w MM,.,,., 4 ) 00 Sj 00 5.1 00 80 00 1 column,!! months, .i.i.f..i.....U... 1 column, (1 monlns...... 1 column, on year, , Notices In Local Column, Ten Cents per line Tenrt for announcing candidate!, J10. Marrtuvan and death, inserted free. All bllfi due upon first insertion. Those of regular advertisers to be rendered monthly. KX0XYIX.IK rOST-OICK JIOl'KN. The Eastern Mall closes , 10:15 A.M. Arrives 1.00 r.. " . " " ODmufordeliieiT 1:30 p.m. The tToetern Mall cloie;... . ;,...1215 r.x. Arrives ...... .A..r....... uuOa.w Opens f...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 13 April 1870

KKOXVILLlg WEEKLY CHRONICLE, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 1870. F A R ni AM) HOME. Homo Comforts. A comfortable homo Is one of the grnnd est boona which annlh iso Provldcnco has over vouchsafed to num. A mini who is the haul of a contented and happy family In 0110 of nature's noblemen. His intercourse with lils fellow-man is" pleasant, and all who conic In contact with him aro benefit ed by his society His aspirations nro noblo and elevated, lils dealings honest and Just, while his famlly1nro likewise-, blessed, and made to partako of tho noblo qualities of Us head, each member of which is n.Hght to our benighted world and a blesfing to ind; TlTat every family should bo contented and happy is jiot. an impossibility. That all will be, is hardly probable. But it eiiould bo ouo of tho great aims of our ex istence to jendcr those with whom wc como in contact all the servleo we can, to further the consummation of this great end, This we can do in different Avays. Good example, for Instance, has ...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 13 April 1870

- K. E. LEE. An Interview with the Ex-CouOilerntc i'lilrltnln. David McCrane is furniHhlng the Glas gow (Scotland) Herald with n ncrle of In teresting HketchcB of American men and women. Ho describes his first Interview with Gen. Lee, aa follows : " When I got back to the hotel, I found that Lee, who was aware of my coming, had nlrcady (with the courtesy so conspic uous among a class of Americans), sent his servant to inquire if I hud arrived; nnd to say that ho would like to see mo at tllur col lege. Tl On going there after breakfast, I was taken up stairs and shown Into the room, set aside for the use of the College Presi dent. "A noble looking man, dressed in gray military coat, who hud been writing at a table near the window, roso ns I entered. Ho was tall, straight, nnd soldier-like, with crisp hnir, turning white; short beard, pointed at the chin, and dark imperial looking eyes, very keen and searching. It was Robert E. tee, tho old Confederate commander. " As tho first words ...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 13 April 1870

KNOXyiTiLE WEEKLY CHRONIOLE, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 1870. ArRlIil3, 1870. JIIV UAUIilNG'N HJIOI.N. (lod bices the little feet that can never go Mirny. t For the little shoes ore empty in my closet laid away; I nomctlmcs tak'e'onc In my haud, forgetting, till I tee It is a llttlo half-worn shoe, riot hnlf lirsr enough for Ami all bt cnCe I feet it cne of bitter 10S3 and pain, As 'sharp as wlicriitwo years ago, It cut ray hcarWn twain,- . , .... jMt-' 0, little feet that wcary.not, Iwttfonhcm no more, For I afii -drifting on the tide, and they have reached tho shore ' And whllo tho blinding tear drops wet these littlo shoes so old, v I try to think ray darlinr's feet are (rending etrccts of cold ! And then I lay .them down ngaln, but always turn to iy. ' ' ,, , flod bless the little feet that now (6 surely ennnottray. And while I thus am standing, I almost seem to see The little form beside me; just as it used to be ; The little fuco uplifted with jtt.Boft and tender, eyes Ah me I I mig...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 20 April 1870

VOL. I. KNOXVILLE, TENN.,- WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 1870. NO. 3. THE KNOXVILLE CHRONICLE, liXJLE So TARWATER, rvBLisnr.Ra and iroiuf.tors. OFFICE: BROWNLOW'S OLD STAND, r.ut rnticc on GAY NTHEKT, Knst Hide, Between Main and street. THE HEGEO IN THE SOUTH. -CorrcNpondrnre of tlie Illslorlnn of "The Lout Cnnse" nnl n Kentucky Negro. Tho following letter, addressed to E. A. Pollard, is so Interesting that we publish It" entire, and nsk for it n careful reading from our colored friends :! " Louisville, Ky., March 24, 1870. "Edward A. Pollard, Jlsq.: " Dkaii Sir: The only apology I mnke for seeming bo bold In writing to you, an entire stranger, is that I am n colored man. "Ihavo read your article "The Negro In the South' in fhe April number of LlpplneoWjt Magqtinc, and I stretch my hand along tho distance, grasping yours in friendly honesty, aim pray God that more like you men of decided ability will take tho same broad and enlightenec views. I subscribe to all you say, in the main, but jnus...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 20 April 1870

Advcnturo of FtvcOold Diggers In the MprliiK of 1805 1 pot belated by the IIbhIoii oi St. Peter's In the Rocky Jfoun talnx. and there 1 henrd a talc of HuHl-rlng, which, nn contribution to the history of gold "prospecting," I may relate just as I Jotted, ft down from the HpH of one of the adventifrei-H. Fivefold dlggcm of Montana Territory' were -wintering In a log cabin at Cottonvood Deer Lodge, but as the winter lagged along they grew tired, and thought that thoy would try a little " prospecting." Accordingly, on the 10th of January, Joe Shields. Jerry CrosH, Joe Wood, Alexander Dorrellahd Alexander Grant, (Started on their winter journey, and after prospecting Carpenters' Bar thoy crossed the Ilocky Mountains to Helena, where they procured the qcrvicea of an old French Canadian v voyagcur as guide, and proceeded to explore tho country about the ncad waters of the Marian, one of the tributaries of the Mla Bourl River. The company waa provisioned with six months' supplies, and carr...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 20 April 1870

s A GOOD RECORD. General Gnrilcid's s'icclu "Wohuvo heretofore given some figures to show with what Integrity nud economy Prcaldent Gaunt 1h lulinlnisterlng tho uf falra of Government. "Wo give below, ns mUlltiomil testimony, some very gratifying facts an brought forth by Glen. Garfield, of Ohio, ouo of the clearest-headed and ablest of our Republican leaders In Congress. Tho comparison between the expenses and revenues of this administration and Johnson's Is very damaging to tho latter, and will bo accepted by our people as satis factory evidence of the success of tho pres ent administration. We commend Gen. Garfield's speech to tho careful attention of our readers : Mr. Chairman, I call tho gentleman on the other side of tho House to witness that very few times on this lioor have I made what may bo called partisan remarks I take no pleasure in doing so. lrty speech es become another forum rather than this. But thero aro times when I think It proper to respond to partisan speeches....

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 20 April 1870

V teumn or sunScitiPTioy. " Ouocoiy. onojoiir. ....,-...... W fjj One copy, six months...... .m ' J" Ton coi)Ie,pno year i i J Twenty copies, ono year, - $ w Fifty copies, one year, w "WEDNESDAY APRIL 20, 1870. DEMOCEACY AND RETRENCHMENT. Tlic Joint Committee of ftetreiichmenl, at Washington, having heard that Just Rnndiill, Andy prQvlQUSUo resigning, T61iiIaon', Postmaster General, increased tho pay of certain contractors for carrying the mails in Texas, have been examining into the matter, and And the reports cor rect. In ono case Randall Increased tho pay from SJ53.OO0 annually to $350,000 an nually, without any corresponding increase on the part of the contractors. General Creswell's attention was called to tho mat ter, and the pay reduced to its former stan dard. And yet pome men would have us believe" that there is no financial ability or honesty outs,ldo. of the Democratic party, and that Its lcaderc are simon-pure and in capable of doiug a corrupt thing. KETEOpteCTIVE. Muny ...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
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