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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 25 December 1872

, gtnoittlk Sai'cphlji !0mclc, wilelmcstmi), gtctmkr 23, 1872. "THK LOST ARTS.' All Jfcn ftorrtmcrn, nn hlitmn liy AVcml it rtillllpt. In bis techno ou the "Iioat Art," Wen dell Phillips undertakes to show In effect Unit llicre Is but llttlo Hint la new under tbo sun, and Hint while we Hatter otiracl ves about tbo superiority of our nge, wo are in fact, In many respects, far behind the peo ple who inhabited the far East centuries ago. As to our literature, ho says : Well, now tbo very cholco of phrases betrays a confession of inferiority, and you see it again creeps out in the amount we borrow. Toko Hie wholo range of Imagi native literature and wo lire ail wholesale borrowers. In every matter that relates to Invention to use, or beauty, or form wo aro borrowers. You may glance mound tbo furniture of uie palaces in Europe, and you may gather all these utensils of art or use, nnd when you bavo fixed the shape and forms in your mind, I will take you into the Mu seum of Naples, which g...

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. — 25 December 1872

8 JfimtfMHc Sffifcchljj drmricfc, SSKbrabna, gmmfer 25, S7Z. HOME OniCLE. A I.KITKIt TO NAXTA Cf.AX'.S. Blessed old Santa Claus I king of delights, What nro you doing tlicso lone winter nights? Filling your budgets with trinkets and tovs, "Wonderful gifts lor tho girls and tho boys? While you arcplanning for everything nice, I'ray, let mo givo you a bit of advice. Don't tnko it hard, if I say in your car, Hantn, I think you wero pnttiu! last year ; Loading tho rich folks with everything guy, Snubbing tho poor ones who enmo in your way; Now, of all times in tho year, I am sure, This is tho time to remember tho poor. Plenty of children thoro aro in our city Who Imvo no fathers or mothers to pity ; Plenty of pooplo whoso working nnd heeding Scarcely can keep all their dear one from need ing. Now, if I como ovory year in December, They aro tho ones I surely remember. Once, on a beautiful Christmas, you knew, Jesus, our Savior, was born hero below; Patiently stooping to hunger and pain, ...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 25 December 1872

a . r Am i 11 11 at ii r ii i ii r . VOL. Ill -NO. 31). KNOXVILLE, TENN., WEDNESDAY, DECEMBEK 25, 1872. SUPPLEMENT. eight hundred and seventy-eight dollars; writer to inspector ol provisions and clothing, emu thousand and seventeen dol lars ami iwenty-iivo cunts ; assistant su perintendent of mills, nino hundred null thirty-niie dollars; In nil, live thousand eight hundred nnd sixty-eight dollars and seventy-live cents. At the navy yard, Philadelphia, Penn sylvania. Ono writer to paymaster, ono thousaud and seventeen dollars and twen ty -llvo cents; one writer to inspector of provisions and clothing, one thousand and seventeen dollars and twcnty-llvo cents; in all, two thousand and thirty-four dol lars and llfty cents. At the navy yard, Washington, District of Columbia. Ono writer to paymaster, one thousand and seventeen dollars and twenty-gve dollurs. At the navy yard, Norfolk, Virginia. One writer to paymaster, ono thousand and seventeen dollars and twenty-live cents. At the navy ...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Tennessee, United States
Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 25 December 1872

gwsfeillc Merhljj tfjpmuclr, Mti)msh$f gannkr 25, 1572. For department of Spanish. For text-books mid stationery, for tho uso of instructors, fifty dollars. For department of chomistry, mineralogy, nnd goology. For chemicals, including chemi cal npparatus, glass and porcelain ware, panor, wlro, and shoet motal, fivo hundred and fifty dollars; for material for practical instruction in photography, two liundrod dollars ; rough spe cimens, files, alcohol, lamps, blowpipes, poncils, mid ngato mortars, for practical instruction in mincrnlog-r and geology, ono hundred and f ov-onty-flvo dollars: fossils illustrating tho differ ont rock formations, for daily uso In soction rooms, ono hundred and twontyfivo dollars; gradunl incroase of tho cabinet, fivo hundred dollars; repairs and improvements in electric, ,'nlvanic, magnetic, olectro-maxnetic, and mag-iicto-oloctrlc apparuts, four hundrod and fifty dollars; ropairi and auditions to pneumatic and iiicrmic apparatus, ono niinurcu ana uity u...

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. — 1 January 1873

VOL. III. KNOXVILLE. TENN., WEDNESDAY. JANUARY 1, IS73. NO. 40. EAST TENNESSEE. llll('R Ol County. Monroe NO. X( I. Ei .runs Chronicle: Desiring to aid you who are doing ho much in the devel opment of the resources of East Tonnes- i see I give you a brief glance at the iron resources of Monroe county. The line of hills through MeMinn and Monroe, known as Natehcy Creek Ridges, furnish .. annarlnr lrnxtMl iinti Dtnnn ff Ytm nrlr 1 ,1.1 nUVIK'l MlVfll II .It'll V. IV II. Ill I. .'.v, richness and purity, easily mined nnd of great extent, and lying in juxtaposition with lime-stone and" marble veins of great value. The deposits of ore have ecn mistaken by men of much experience as containing mercury and specimens have been sought for and sent to New York for anaiysis. With facilities for moving this ore to points where It could be worked would make it valuable. This is an entire ly different character from that found at Telico, home seven or eight miles further south. The Telico ores ara...

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. — 1 January 1873

jftuodnllc Solcchln dlnmtdt, Mcbmsfcan, $amwrn 1, 1871. "WKDNKSDAY, .... JANUARY 1, 1873. XVltM AND II03U2. How to Feed Corn-Stalks Profitably. The muring and feeding of animals Is receiving, ns it Bliould, from furmers and herdsmen in all parts of tho country, greater attention every year ; and especial ly is thin true of dairymen, whose only hope of guiu rests in tlieir success In ob taining paying yields from their cows. Corn-stalks enter largely into tho full feed of dairy cows, and how to feed them is the importaut question. The common prac tico is to feed in the bundle, as but few farmers feel able or M illing to use a cutting machine. This feeding in the bundle, without any preparation, I am fully sutU tied is very wasteful, as not only are the butts left, but frequently nearly the whole stalk. 1 have learned by experience that a little brine sprinkled upon stalks once every day, just before feeding, is of material ad vantage in many respects. The weak brine will cause the co...

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. — 1 January 1873

Jlnoibillt Win) tfjwmtk Mcbnxsban, ganuarn 1,-1871 3 F.nst Tennessee Wcsloyan University Stu dents' Examination Closing Exercises. The students' exhibition took place Inst (Saturday night. The exercises oorulpted of orations, declamations, essays, and se lect reading. An impartial notice of each performance would l' impossible In a Hpace. This will be confined to general statements. The following gentlemen delivered ora tions: W. H. Tiirnes, Atlanta, Ha., "Reading." L. K. Wester, Athens, "Km Igration a Clvilizer." JI. C. lieck, Chat tanooga, "East Tennessee." T. A. H. O'Brien, fJreeneville, "The Sparkling T.owl." It. L. Taylor, Hnppv Valley, "The IleriefuJ." N'. W. Tnylor, Happy Valley, "The Been, The 1'nseen." Doc lamations: O. It. l'ugc, Friar's Point, Miss., "Earthly Happiness." E. A. Mc- Campbelle, Ciollnd, Texas, "Value of lime." li. tsiiultz, Knoxville, "1-or What?" Essay: Miss Lou Hownrter, "Beyond the Alps Lyeth Italy." Select Heading: Miss Ida Adair, Memphis, "No. :i." Jlis...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 1 January 1873

I iaiuiavn 1, 1873. tiht etftcchlir Cbrontilc RULE & KICKS, Publishers, Xrunber 7 9 Market J'laoe, J-f Si'lo. TKKM.H OF HI IINCKIPTIOW. One en i y, on yonr .-. $ 00 One e ) y, fix-month; 1 00 Ten cni icf, r. your .,.,... 10 60 Twenty eoi!i. ono year 30 00 WEDNESDAY JANUARY 1. 1873. Tm?i;tf were cloven large fires fa New York on the 2-lth, aggregating n f tal lo.-s of nip; mTHon dollars. I'm: vry general nitd extreme cold went In r of last week is attributed to a great ntmosphvKc wave from the Arctic region that swep: over the Rocky Mouutaius and sprea" ti K-y nmiiue over mo woi iitnu Its coming was predicted ."cvor.1l days be oro its presence was actually fell. Tin: ivpcrt of tlio Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce shows tliat the slrs.ightering ot pork tli.'s winter iu tko Wtut exceeds that of last winter by !giit hundred nnd eighty-sev:U thousand -head. The total nuinbor killed In. the Wef t this eeason will rer.eh-live million dx 'hundred and sev enty thousand. Tin: Tallahassee S...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 1 January 1873

iilnovbillc ftalcrhin 'j)T0ttitlcr;crintsbant:anuarn , 1S73. SnoxviU riVfdvhi (Hiv-cmirl?. WEDNESDAY JANUARY 1. is;:). NPIXIHESI COPIES f the Cmtoxici.K ninileil free to nny address on ap-licatit-n. KATIS OF AOVF.KTIKISM IX Ml.llil.T. Ten lines, or less, solid, to constitute a saiiiir-. 3 a H 2 iviuura I 1 SO $ 3 M 4 f-o I M ) 9 in 311 Sqiinre? ' 3nnj 6 (n H Mi 1M 1 Nl 'J7 (HI (Ml 3 Squares... 4 So 11 Ml 14 mi; It S" 4 SMiuure.. f fqu-"t.. li on 7ro; U so 11 w Is no LI W (HI 10 5": It to to Teur Interest To r-;ad tlio liberal premiums offered liy th Wkbki.y Ciiromclk. If you wat.t somo beau itful chromos, a flno steel engraving, somo sil ver ware, n steroojeopo or tome choice Maga zines, raise n club of subscribers for the CimoN ioi.k and take your choice of premiums offered elsewhere. Hero is a chance to do good by circulating a good paper and at the same time get somo tin premium. tf. NeiiMltive. An elderly gentleman not a thousand miles 0(1' was shocked to learn that every fashio...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 1 January 1873

3&natbilk eIrchlg (Sxmdtlt, EWtbwsfcitjj, $aiw;ug 1, 1871. WEDNESDAY, JAXUAKY 1, 1871. CHUIMTMAK. AWIK A Tin WII.I.IITN IMllYKIt. ii v xi rk. sorutA p. SNOW. '"Twn the eve beloro Christmas; "Good night" hud been said, And Annie and Willio hud cmpt into hod ; There wcro tcitrs on tbcir pillows, and tciirs in their pyo. And each little bosom wn heaving with sighs, Kor to-night their su-rn father's command had been given, Thnt they thoiild retire precisely at seven, lntoad of eight; for they troubled him moro With questions unheard of than over before; Ho had told them he thought this delusion a sin, No mii.'Ii lining as "Santa Claus" ever had been, And he hoped, after this, ho never should hear How ho scrambled down chimneys with pres ent each yenr. And this was tho reason that two little bends 0 rivllvo-ilj iuruu vk lin ii ton uowuy beus. Eight, nine, nnd the clock on the stoeple tolled ten ; Not word had been spoken by either till then, When Willie's snd face from the blanket di...

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. — 1 January 1873

jSnoibilfe Witthh granule, Mc&ncsfc.m, anuanr ), 187). Wlint of the Future of Knoirille? Kditoh Chronicle: A few days ago I prepared un article on tlio ubove subject for the l'rcs and Herald, but, for a reanon not apparent, it was not given to its read ers. The CiiRONicLK, I am happy to know, never closes its columns to well intended efforts to lit tho public. On this noeount it deserves a liberal patronage. What of the Future of KnuiviUc ? There U not a citizen but what should feel a pro found interest in the solution of this ques tion. It is one that comes home with pro digious weight to us all. There is a vugue notion Heating about among us that its fu ture in to be one of unprecedented prosper ity ; but how it is to be accomplished, or by what means or appliances this stu pendous result is to be achieved, no one tieems to know, precisely. J5y common consent, however, it is generally under stood and conce.led that hueh will be the case. We have bul the one. reply to nil such ...

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. — 1 January 1873

8 JinotbiKc (Lalcchln rowdf, Mcbncston, J'unuatn 1, 18?:j. HOME CHICLE. CAKRIER'S ADDRESS TO THI! friend of tiironlrtf. 1'ulronw mill tttm Knoxville (V I HAS. T. M (.I'fUiV, KSiJ. 'Tii Chkistmas Day ngain the year Culls us from care to ulndsoine cheer; And turns our thoughts from earthly toil", F rom wearying tasUs or angry broils; To Jl i 111 whoso birth tho f'at day gave, Who suffered, fallen man to ave. Again our thoughts should kindly turn, Krom where our chocvful home-tires burn, To those whose garments thin and bun.', Hut illy fund tho wintrv nir Tho suU'oring poor Kt all remember. Mid hipping winds of bleak December. And while in gladsome mirth we're mooting, The C'linoMi xk sends hourly greeting. To nil its friends who through tho your Have held its diiily visits dear, And bids them glance 11 moment back, Over tho swift world's busy track, To scan its course, by no means siow, Since Christmas, just one year ago The "Tidal Wave'' has swept our land, ilut in direction quite al...

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. — 8 January 1873

A A hi VOL. III. KNOXVILLE, TENN., AVEDNESDAY. JANUARY 8. IS73. NO. 41. IMMIGRATION. The following is a specimen of the let ters we receive nlmost daily : Uri'KK Stewiackk, P. O., Nova Scotia, Dominion Canada, Dee. 23, 1S72. Editors Chronici.k: In common with many others in this inhospitable region, I expect to immigrate to a more Southern climate some time during t lie next year, if I can find some suitable location. "East Tennessee I think would oiler us the great est advantages as far ns climate Is concern ed. Will you be kind enough to let me know, as the pioticrr of our 2arty, some thing about the soil, timber, produvU, water minerals, markets, prices of living, wages, cost of tickets, say from Boston to Knoxville, by rail, also from Baltimore to Knoxville, by rail, &e. Large numbers of our best farmers nnd mechanics are leaving here yearly ; hith erto they have steered their course to the great Northwest. If the proper informa tion was disseminated hero as to the ad vantag...

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. — 8 January 1873

Jtn0biIlc Satcchljj Chronicle, Mclmcstmii, $;uuwrn 8, 1873. "WKDNESDAY JANUARY 3, 1873. . Horse Stables. It id iv fault with most stables, says the Maine J'unw r, that they are built for men rather than for horses. Wo vtnh to point out two common errors into which not ft few builders are linblo to fall in construct' inp ptablcs, especially those upon farms. The lirst is in luwing the doors and upper lloor so low us they generally lire. On :iecouiit of these low doors horses instinc tively learn to fear them, and they shy, mir or prance w henever led toward them. They ftr, n'so, niuoncr the most frequent auses of poll-evil. The horse, when pnss iiiK through them, is either surprised by something it beholds outside the building, nr checked by the voice of gesture of the person leading him, when up goes the head and crash comes the poll against the beam of the doorway. A violent bruise often results therefrom, and a deep-seated abscess follows. Low hay-tloors also pro duce the same tro...

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. — 8 January 1873

JfUioibillc Silcthlir (ftjiromclc alfbnrsban, anuarn $, 1873. K STATUE Ton GEX. GEO. 11. THOMAS. Financial. EAST TEE8EE rrospec tun. Hornce Maynnrd lo Proeent lh Memorial to CongrenN. Many of the most prominent officers and soldiers of tho ftrniy of the Cumberland have prepared the following memorial to Congress: To tho Senate ond Home of Representa tive qf the United Mates in Congress as sembled t The undersigned members of the late ar my of tho Cumberland, most earnestly pe tition Congress to aid them in their en deavor to erect a statue to t he memory of their great commander, tho late Major General Geonre H. Thomas, thn hero nf Nashville, Chlckamauga and Lookout Mountain. The great services rendered by this gallant commander during the war and especially in the Southwest, are too well known to every member of Congress to need particularizing in this m-morial. We trust that the same kind consideration which Congress has shown to tho memory of Admiral Farragut and General Rawlins,...

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. — 8 January 1873

Jinovbillc Mtchljj E,bnmidc, (ULUuucsImit, $;mnarn 3, bc cftlcchln Cbrnnick. RULE & RICKS, Publishers, Xwnbcr 19 l.tarkit Place, Jfasl Side. rr.nni or ftrnscmi'Tiox. One coj-y, ono year t'l 00 One coi'y, fix months 1 00 Ten copies, ntio j enr 16 60 Twenty cojiicf, one year 30 00 "WEDNESDAY JANUARY 8. 187 The contest in Georgia for the United States Senate lies between Alex. Stephens, Hcrsehel V. Johnson and General Gordon, with th'j chances iu favor of the former. It is said Den. Hill would not object to six years nt Washington. Iii a recent speech nt Atlanta, Alex. Stephens, Vice President of the late Con federacy, declared that Grant had done nothing, ns President, -with the Louisiana trouble except what ho ought to have done that is, that he would see that decrees of Federal Courts were executed. The editor of the Union and American who is a candidate for Comptroller, having canvassed the field, concluded thnt a few more votes would improve his chances for the position, and h...

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. — 8 January 1873

JAnovbiUc fc&lcchln bumklt frtfUimcstmn, ganiKun 8, 1870. ,! c? WEDNESDAY .... JANUARY ft. 173. si'F.tinr.N toi'it.s Of the Cuxuxiri.H mailed fret to any aJJrcs on m- I It Jillliill. It AT UK OK ADVEKTIHISH IX WKKI1I.V. Ton Wntt, or IcM. solid, to conjtitutc a jfjiiHre, a ' (j'ltturo $ 1 GO $ 3 fl 4 N $ f. so $ (t ri In) -.Jlliir..;. . A fat, T. lui' ti i In r.... 1.: (Ji, -7 ihi jMuiiro- ' 4 6 9 Otl 11 b0 11 .Ml Si I M) a? ,Vi 4t.iur.w.. . M1 J r-, ,, ,r,: .v. ii; 4:, l-i beliuire? ' 7 501 11 ih); Iu fti m 00 ;(;( N, f,,-, 511 T'i. Knaffei, ot Nashville, the father-in-law of our townsman, Mr. T. M. Schleier, is in our city on n brief visit to 1 . 1.-4 rela tives, lie says Hint Nashville is rather a dull place at present, and that Knoxville, comparatively, Is the most energetic place of the two. We publish in another column Interest ing information about a proposed efn.i t t" bring German emigrants t the I'nited States. They are to come in such num bers as to make it nn object o...

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. — 8 January 1873

0 Jlnorbillc -Mtthln tifyxtmuk, ftatrtmtsuajr, $anu;un S, 1873. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3, 187:5. THE WILDS OF THE XORTHWEST. Hlirlt Mountain, Ikcrp 'unjoins. Treinen Uoua WatterfnllM, Hrynem, Boiling" Kprinjr, Ac Ir. ('nrtie Account or the Recent Tutted Ktntcs Geological Nurvey. We announced a few mornings since the return to this city cf Dr. Jos-lab. Curtis, of the United States Geological Survey. Of course every one was anxious to Lear from the Doctor of his wanderings among the mountains and canyons, the seething waters and sulphrous vapors of the North west. Many prominent citizens have de sired that the Doctor should give the re sults of his recent experience In a public lecture before the people of Knoxvllle. Ills engagements are such however, as to make this impracticable. Our reporter, therefore, called upon him and asked that he would give an outline of the work done by the expedition and some account of the won derful region through which he had been lately traveling. With his...

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. — 8 January 1873

Jinorbillc alcchln (k'troniclc, (WlcbiusiKm, anuacn 8, 1871. A PLOT TO MRS NEW YORK. ParNCommnnUU Doing Incemllnrjr Work New York, T)fC. 27. There were two alarms of lire tbU evening, but neither amounted to much. Thcro is increasing evidence of ft concealed plim for the de struction of New York, and the nuthori tit are exercising tlie utmost vlfrilance. Kxtra men have been engaged on the lire department, and additional edgincs nre under coutrnct; Many CotnmuiiisUi, ex pelled from Tariff after its last capture, are in Xew York, and their movements excite muiJi suspicion. H is impossible to ac count for tho origin of all of the recent tires except ou the theory that some of them were incendiarv. It. U known tlmt hah a dozen lire.? have been set within the past ten days, but fortunately they were extinnulsliecl, A fue was set in Tunimauy Hail adjoin ing the Academy of Music last week, and was discovered just in time to prevent a disastrous conflagration. About tho same time a lire was...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 8 January 1873

HwOTbillt Witthb tymult, tcbmsban, $;muariT 6, 1873. HOME CHICLE. IIAHKF.LI.'N LAST POEM. TAUT I. 1'in adrift on Life's occnn. and wildly I iwoop, Aimless iind liolmlpss, its fathomless deep. The wild winds assail mo, it threateningly storms. The clouds roll nround me in hideout forms, I drift to a loo-shore, I strike, om Aground; Tho mad waters whelm me; I drown, oh! I drown. Mercy I oh, mercy ! O Lord, set mo freo, And tako we, oh 1 tako mo to heaven nnd Thee. 1 wander life's desert, lpne, desoluto and sad, Faint, reeling and weary: I'm mad, oh ! I'm csad ! ?o glnd waters greet, no streams flowing free, 1 perish ! I perish ! O God, set me freo. A I. I Kn1no. T .1 i ... i . i ...,.viv i unj iinn- nS iuie ana vain. 1 perish I I perish I rain ! give me rain I Let the stream of deliverance flow gently tome, And drift me, oh ! drift mo to heaven and Thee. Mid the wranglines of men, and their conflicts so tierce, Half mad and despairing, my lips spit a curse, Inctcsd cf imploring a refi...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
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