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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 29 April 1874

illllP f LATEST BY TELEGRAPH. THE FRESHET. Ten Thousand Inllirii Kent to New Orleans. Borton. April 21. At a meeting held at the Cltv Hall trwluv tvsntv tirnnilniti merchanU were appointed as a committee i riuf us to raise suuscr.puons ror tiie re lief of tlie Louisiana sufferers. The Xew Knglnnd cities were requested to co-operate. A dispatch authorizing a draft for ten thousand dollars was at once Kent to New Orleans. Appeals from NnlTerlng- Lonfslstnlnns NewOrAjans, April 21. The people from, the overflowed portions of Louisiana, many of whom are sick, appeal very plt ously for relief. They say : "In the name of pity's sake, send us relief. The cows that are not drowned are starving." The details of the calamity are too widespread for telegraph. No mail trains reached Jackson or Mo bile yesterday. The mails come viu Vicks burg by boat. fleeing Frsm Flooded Homes. Sei MA, ALA., April 24. There has been immense rain fall during the post two days. . The streams in every direction ar...

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. — 29 April 1874

linorfrillt Wtt$ Cferonule, Mcfcmstag, ril 20, 1874.. : APRIL 29, 1874. FIELD A-IN'D FAI13I. The Sumac Plant. East Saginaw, Mich., March 7, 1S71. Editors Chronicle: The accompany ing article from the Ohio Farmer, relating to the growth, culture, manufacture, uses and demand of the 'sumac plant, I forward you for ro-ptiblleatlon In your journal for tho bcnerlt;of our rural population. There 1b no Htato In the Union, whowe eon anu annate is better adapted to tiie growth and culture of this plant than Tennessee. I have observed Its growth, culture and manufacture in many of the Htntes bordering the Mediterranean Ma, and also, on the Inland of Sicily. But no where have I seen it produced in g reater luxuriance than in the States of the Mis Kisnippl Valley. It grows spontaneous and proline all through these States. There is no doubt the industry once in augurated in Tennessee, will eventually prove one of the most important branches of our agricultural and manufacturing en terprises. Dur...

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. — 29 April 1874

j&noibillt Witty murlt Jtesban, gprU 29, 1674. APRIL 29, 1874. It is stated In Washington that Secretary Riehnrdaou has beeu tendered the position on the Bench of the Court of Claims, made vacant by the death of Judge Milliguu. It is said further, that Mr. Patterson, of Philadelphia, or Mr. Beall, of Chester, i'enusylvania, will succeed Judge Bich- unison. They are both gentlemen of wealth, aud for bunine capacity they Maud very high where they are known, . The Perry county, Indiana, Grangers have been made the victims of a first-class swindle. A chap canvassed the county selling goodB from the "Grange store" by sample, for marvelously low figures in ho me Instances more than one hundred per cent, less than was asked by the " mid' die men." He took half the pay in ad vance, and promised to deliver goods within a week. His proposition was ex ceedingly "thin," but he succeeded in making a great many sales. The happy purcnaseis nave teen anx iously waiting for the coming of the "Gr...

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. — 29 April 1874

Sinofbtlle Mcchln mucit, McbncsbiTn, rrl 2T;.1871.i. RULE & KICKS, Publishers, dumber 19 Market Place, East Side. TI KI OF Sl BSt RIFTIOX. Ona copy, on year to On copy, fix months 100 TBcoiiM,nnyear Is 00 Twenty copies, on year ... 30 00 "WEDNESDAY APRIL 29, 1874. Thk Avatanche has interviewed many of the leading business men of Memphis, and most of them seem to think we have enough currency with which to transact the legitimate business of the country. The Athens Post says there is some talk that Capt. Bill Harbison, of Sweetwater, will be a candidate for Congress in the 2d district. Thk House Cominitte on Naval affairs is making an investigation of the manage ment of the Xaval Academy at Anapolis. They will also Inquire what steps are ne cessary to secure the more effectual govern ment of the Academy. They will make particular inquiry in regard to the practice of " hazing," aud see what can be done to put a stop to the business. A si'ECiAii from Washington to the Vouricr'Journ...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 29 April 1874

MPECIMEX l OPIF.A Of the Chrokicli mailed free to any addreu oa aji ellmtinn. HATF.M Or ADVF.RTIMKU IX WEEKLY. Ten linet. or lew. lolid. to eonatitute Muare. .1 H S ji '". e J pass CO H T t Squire i 1 M. 8 ISO t 4 M t 6 50 t 9 115 (10 S Squares......! 3 equarM.H... 4 Squares I Square I 8 00 4 60 i 00 1 50! 01), 9 (W U r 14 00, S 50. 11 Nil 14 (!' 14 50! ID 50 H 50 11 00 !U 00 IS M i 2.1 50 SO 01)1 3t 50! 27 00 37 50 45 110 55 50 Committee Meetlair. The members of the Kuox County Re publican Executive Committee are request ed to meet In Knoxville, on Saturday the 0th day of May, at 10 o'clock, a. m. A full attendance is desired. iviiSw2t Harried. On the 21st Inst., at ft? A. m., at the resi dence of the bride's father, by Rev. W. G. K. Cunningham, Mr. John K. Brook, of Dalton, Ueonrit, and Alias Alice Askine, of this city. The happy couple took t lie morning train for a bridal trip to me groom's tormer Home. Pernoaal. W. R. Murphy, for several years past connected with the Treasury D...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 29 April 1874

JiitMbilU ft&tchls Cfet0mtit, fc&c&ncstmrr, pril 20, B7. THE ARKANSAS MODIX o. Biwr in Prmidrat Orsmt Plata Talk from the Governor. In a dispatch to the rresldent on the I'Uh Inst., Gov. Baxter, after reviewing the hiotory of his litigation with Gov. ttrooks, saya in reference to the position of the United States troops : At onoe, on being ejected from the office, I took step to restore myself, to cet Dos- nt'Hsion of the oftlco and to carry on the government. The people are coming to my aid, and are ready to restore meat once, Ju making this organ lzntion, I am ob structed by the interference of the United States troops in displacing my guards from the telegraph office; and now it is appre hended that there will he further interfer ence. Kuch Interference breaks me down and prevents any etl'ort on my part to re store the State government, and to protect the people in their rights. I beg of you to modify any order to the extent of such interference, and leave me free to ...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 29 April 1874

JinoibUie ftftcchln Cferonulc, ft&cVncs&an, Jpril 29, 187i. ITPKR EAST TEXSESSEK. Bristol Kcam 4Ihmm m C'vlllaloa The Air Brake, Etc. Gkeeneville, April 22, 1ST4. Bristol is very quiet at present ; In fact, too quiet, the nierctaantM say. The pecu liar quietness we epeak of is caused by a terrible scarcity of money. The people of that section want the President to sign the currency bill, and start an agent at once for East Tennessee, with a " carpet bng " full of the precious stuff for promiscuous distribution. Tho late fire is still the topic of conver sation, and after taking a look at the ruins, we feel confident that heroic work must have been done by not a few, to savethe en tire Bristol side.if not the whole town from destruction. The colored troops fought nobly, and one colored man stood in the creek waist deep during the entire fire, dipping water. His name should have been mentioned. Capt. Conway, of tho rnllwav mail ser vice, is still making an effort, In which he ...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 29 April 1874

Jlnoibxlk WtMn &tyoriultmtintttint yx 29, 187. HOMK CIHCLE. Tinr.n. I V A. A. ranks. Yes, I nin tired. dear. 1 will not try To stem the ebbing current any more, Nor vk with fruitions prayers the iron sky, Mordow with idle tears tho barren shore. The rippling waves that kissed ?ny hnppy hand, Tho wnves with laughing music in their flow j Sadly watch thein o'er tho broadening sand ; lint I nm very tired let mo go. Too long inv chnf.ng prido has stooped to strive To tan the dying ember into life again : No faith can keep the flickering f ame alive ; Tho lingering vigil is but living pain. Too late the voice assumes a tondor tone Too late tho life in loving smiles is dres.-ed ; The tido is out ; the last faint spark is gone, And 1 am very tired let mo rest. Yes, tired ; neither nr.trry nor ashamed ; Kiich wretched mood has fret its feverish hour Let the palo bud lie withered and unclaimed Dead, or to gracious sun or pitying shower. I'orchance some little life may linger yet In the c...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 6 May 1874

V' "A 1 f I" IT I ' ', : : - VOL. V. KNOXVILLE, TENN., WEDNESDAY. MAY 0, 1S7 1. NO G. TEE WEEKLY CHRONICLE TublUtaes in verr itsat, faot about the toil, rliumtc, production!, price of lands, and (dranUfM offered to imnurranu in Eat Tenneme. Thw articlea'ara in tended to afford reliable information to ftranirem, and r prepared carefully and afford the eheapeet and mot reliable Information obtainable. Specimen eop ioa of the paper tent on application. For term of inscription ee fourth pare. 'WHAT A NEW KXGUMt KDITOR THINKS OF EAST TEXXESSEE. A Vool larmlnc Country The lllj of tiuoaville. Mr. 8. Fletcber, one of the editors of the JVctw England Farmer, published at Boston, bus leea in Kust Tennessee for aome days and writes to his paper us fol lows of our section and city : From Dalton, which is near the northern boundary of Georgia, to Knoxville, the whole country appears to be well cultiva ted, and wheat the leading product. The "Valley " of East Tennessee, up which we -nre now trave...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 6 May 1874

Snortille Wtrtdu 0nitU, Wttouto$, ?ttan 6, 1875. WEDNESDAY, : : : : : t MAY 0,' 1S74 FIEJLl VTS'I FARM. Huh to Test Seed Corn. The receut heavy rains and protracted wet weather, will make It necessary to plant corn later than usual. What has been planted will be re-planted. Most of the ground will need to be plowed again. None but good seed should be planted. The following Is said to be a good test : Another plan for testing seed corn is to examine the general appearance 01 me f rain. If it breaks from the cob, prewiri ng a black appearance at the point of at tach ruent, ami, if it leave the cover and fila ment witli the cob, it is probable, but not certain, that trie seed is not sure. 11 may germinate slowly, or it may not germinate at all, according to the conditions under wtiicU it is placed. J t is sate to reject ttucn as seed. On one side of the kernel, and that side lvins toward the tip of the ear. will be found a groove or indentation ; at the bottom of tins, and next the sur...

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 May 1874

3 WEDNESDAY, ..... MAT 0, 1N4. The railroads of the United States can liuv up t'onaresj! and tnuke a President whenever they chooae to do so. ISanwr. Well, neighbor, how is it iu Tennessee ? Did not a railroad ring Lave its own way with n Democratic Legislature in Tenues nee not long ago? And did you say n word in opposition to It? One of the " knowing ones " wrote from this Htate to the Courier-Journal, a few weeks ago, suggesting a9 a compromise between "the dog and the tail" in this State, that Gen. Cheatham be elected Gov ernor this fall, and that Andrew Johnson be sent to the United .States Senate. A reporter of the Union and American has interviewed the General, and he emphati cally denounces such a movement, and says that be lias not bad nor will be have acything to do with it. The value of the ship L'Ameritjue, pic ked up oll'the English coast, is esti mated at $700,000, and her cargo at $;SOO,000 more, making in all Sl.000,000. The Brit ish steamers Spray and F. T. Barry cl...

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 May 1874

Jinoibillt Witthhj Chronicle trtncsbaii, h) tf, 1871. RULE & BICKS, Publishers, Number 19 Markrt Place, ltt Hidr. TI RHS l' M B.M KII'TIO.. One eiipj, one year 12 00 On cuy, i months 1 00 Tan cniueii, one jretir, 15 00 Twenty copies, one year, 30 00 HTDNF.SDAY, MAY C, 1874 Tjik farmers of Davidson liave called upon Col. Thos: Ciailwrno of that county to represent them In the 44th Congress. He signifies that "Barkis is willin'." It is believed that Oov. Brown will he able to settle the Insaue Asylum imbrog. Ho in West Tennessee without calling out tiiemilitia. It is a perfect "tempest in a teapot." Kx-I'kksipk.nt Johnson, when In Chat tanooga, on his way to Nashville, ex pressed himself as opposed to the Tresi dent's veto of the finance bill. This is not unexpected. He opjoses everythinjrGrant does. Ex-I'kksidknt Johnson favors the set- tlenient of the Senatorial question by a primary election, to be held at the same time with the November election. If such a policy should prevai...

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 May 1874

5LV kPM inKX copii:i Of the CaioNici.1 Bailed free to anr adro on ap pllontlnn. KATE or ADVERTIKIXO 1ST WEKULT. Ten llnw. or lew. ialid. to eoiutttate mam. Spaci. .1 JB'itmre ' $ 1 S0. 3 M t 6 t 6 ! I 9 00 Hi 00 t Square it 3 to 6 00: S 50 1 10 50 li M, 27 (ft SSyunriw 4 M)l 9 () 11 Nil U 50 at Mi 37 M 4 8quar 1 00' 11 Sol 14 OH1 11 (HI1 30 00 41 00 5B(juarM 7 50' 14 00 lb 50 28 00. Si 501 55 50 - . . J I I Died, 111 Kuoxville, April iiSth, at 7:30, v. M., of dropsy, Mrs. Eliza Cummins, wife of Uriah Cummins, lu the 4Sth year of her age. Dr. Tint's Liver Fill Arc the most active and searching medi cine in existence. They at once attack the root of disease and their netion is so prompt that In an hour or two after they are taken the patient isawareof their good effects. Com ml I Ire Meeting. The members of the Knox County Re publicau Executive Committee are request ed to meet in Knoxvllle, on Saturday the 9th day of May, at 10 o'clock, a. m. A full attendance is desired. iv2w2t Died,...

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 May 1874

JinMbiilt Wtthivi omrIf, TOmtsban, Hhn 18 Y. G The eit Legislature. Knot County, April 27. Editors Chronicli:: Tbe duty of chooainR our next legislative body is the most wtcred of tbe day. The war made us poor, and wo have been kept bo ever since, by tbe continued political strife which has bound ua prostrate on our backs, while a myriad of office-rats have gnawed our pockets to pieces. The main spirit which has characterized our legislatures since the war has been, at each re-afeinblin)j, to go on a purveying expedition around all the old political lines ; put n stake down where 'Squire (). could make a speech ; slightly change the line to admit dipt. H. in for a few dollars ; cut off" a nook with about 2 or 50 thousand for Hon. 15., etc., making a nice thing for all the big bugs, who could pay liberally for votes, and entirely forget ting the poor, common people who elected them. The voters of Knox county know this to be a true accusation, and now 1 call on thein as Intelligent me...

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 May 1874

Jhujrfullf Wn) 0mtic,&c&ncstan, h) ij, 1874. -...THE FRESHET. Fearful Losses in the Deluged Country .'! ribntlaaa for the Buffering. iiATox liouciE, April 28. Three bun. 1! ii ,u"""e " iui parish are homeless ujr Hie uoou. xsew Orleans, April 28. Two Luu orca aouare rrom Savannah reached here for Relief Committee. Advice from iecue country are Ueseournging. The Oov ernment ban been called upon for bud plies. 08T0N, April 28. The contributions ruu ?M,(iw. pklma, ALA., April 1!8.-The river is iiigneruian ii nas ever been sine 1805. and 18 rllnK, and the rain continues. The Selina, Kome and Dalton Kailroad is to bo sold by a decree of the Chancellor una .win. A I'llt'Mi . i . A .uv.ld1a, ua., Apru -. mere was a heavy rain here to-day. The crop accounts uu account or uie flood Relief for Ibu Ianwdnted. Washington, D. C, April 2S, ls:4, n ' JLcwis, Manta- of the State. By order of the K fan T send yon by express to-night $1,000 for the ' me Buueriug members of the vruer m ijouisi...

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 May 1874

HOME CIUCLE. a Kvn lu iv.hki:r. At tlie memorial crvkd3 to .Senator tfuuir.cr, tlio fol'.ovihigl'.yir.r., by Oliver Weniloll Holme?, wtu S'.n:g tiy tnule Yc ices to a Hjiiand national i.:r:' Or.co uifcre, ye snored towers, Your solemn dirge? sounil; fvtrow, loving; hands, ths April f.owcr, Onco more, to deck his mound. A nation mourns iu dead, Its furrowing voices one. As IsrivTe monarch bowed hiheail Ar.d cried "My son! My son!'' V'l.y mourn for him? For him The welcome (i:igel came lire ye', his eyo with r.pe was dim Or ber.t Lis stately Irani c ; llisweujion stiii brigbt, II is shield was liftud higu To fluy the wrong, to cave the r'gi.'. W hut hai'pier hear to die? fhou oruerest a'l things wcii ; Tny servant's work was done ; lie lived to bear Oppression's knell, The shouts for freedom won. Hark! From the opening skios The anthem's echoing swell, " 0 mourning Land, lift up thine eyes! (iod reigaeth. All is well !" 'ow seal the news by telegraph From F-at-tto Western shore, The P...

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. — 13 May 1874

VOL. V. KNOXVILLE. TENN.: AVEDNESDAY. MAY 13, IS74. NO 7. r SICSS OF ACTUAL DEATH. Mow t Avoid (he Horror of bring Ilnrlnl Alive. For tho Chronicle b Median. Jr. There Is, perhaps.no thought more terrible -and heart-sickening to the living soul than that of being buried alive. The horror of premature inhumation has rendered many an existence miserable, ami oust a shadow over many a life that would otherwise have been joyous. This fear will, in our opinion, do more than any other one thing towards institu ting, and furthering the adoption of the process of cremating the dead, which is, at this time, exciting so much interest in our own country as well as abroad. As a general rule, it Is easy to say when life is extinct. Tho tleatb'ly pallor, tho glazed eye, the fixed and rigid muscles, all tell but too well that the soul lias left its tenement of clay, and that thenceforth the body must return to the primitive elements which enter into its composition, "earth to earth, ashes to ashes...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Knoxville weekly chronicle. — 13 May 1874

3lnbUlt ffllttWfi tffewnttlt, 'S&cinvsbat?, Slun 13, 1874. WEI'NKSIIAY. :::::: MAY 1.!, 171 Milk ami Potatoes. J'rof. Jn.-. 1. W. Johnston sn : " Kvoiy forty Bullous of milk enrrit'il oil' t!it farm contains one nouna or bone cartn. ' ivti matins' the averaKe yield of a trootl cow at 750 k'iIIouh a year, this milk willcontaiu In pounds of earthly posiui'ites, or as luucti us a present in 30 pound of bone tlut,nnd the urine contain ulioiit, 11 nound of the fame phosphates. Buppooe that only a third of tills runs to waste, mere win tie a loss equal to about six pounds of bone dust. Hut by Mr. tjuiney's arrangement the urine is saved bv beinjf absorbed by tue pent muc K. Aeconlinir to l'rof. Johnston's statements it will be seen that there are annually car ried oil in the milk from Mr. ljuiney s 10i t,ows, phosphates equivalent to :i,Wi pounds of bone dust, llut if the cream of the 100 cows' milk was made into butter, and the buttermilk and skim-milk were fed to swine, and they wer...

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 May 1874

JUwibillt Wtthln ferxmtrit IMttousims, 0a 13, 1875. 'EDNESDAY, ..... MAY r., 1874. Tiik Di'inwrats of Maury county, MM- (11 Tiiuesee, recently uouiiimteil their Hi uity o!lioe ly a regular lirhuary elec tioj. CousMerul'le excitement was caused li the vote. In Itutherl'ord county a ii jvuntion nominated the candidate fur J-epresentative and for Floater from Until- ei fori! and Bedford. a - T;:r; Na-hville Lnnnr says: "Keeent educational and social equality ultimatum of the colored convention, so-called, in this eity, which undoubtedly hai its inspira tion in the scheming. ) artisan brain and selfisli heart of some politician whose skin happened to he whiter than his conscience." If the lirtnnrr is correct, the white-skinned politician iui;t have been a Uourbon letnocrat. . . --a-- :rc Insane Asylum war in West Ten nessee goes on without interruption. Here is the latest, from the Bolivar Jlalh tin: If (.'overnor Brown Tapproves the loca ting of the Insane Asylum at Humboldt ve shall a...

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 May 1874

Jhwibillt Witikhi bxaxuk Mcuwstmn, Wan 13, 1871. RULE & KICKS, Publishers, Xwnbrr 19 Market Place, Peint Side. Tt.KMH r M'BSCRIFTIOX. On copy, ono yeur 92 00 On copy, iz months 1 00 Xen copies one yenr .... 15 00 Twenty copies, one year 30 00 THE QUESTION THEY DOBGE Two significant meetings Lave just ad journed at Nashville. Their action ou the tux question is worthy of special attention. The Worklngmen's Convention, said to represent seventy-four counties, passed the following resolution : Pcmlvcd, Thut we will support no man for any office in this State who is In favor of a Slate tax exceeding twenty cents on a hundred dollars. The Colyar Convention had uuder con sideration, but, for the sake of policy did not adopt, a resolution of the same charac ter aud effect. Col. Colyar, in addressing theeouveiitiou, said : lie would say that no party would carry (lie State or get within 20,u0o votes who would cither take the part of or ignore the question in relation to the funding hill...

Publication Title: Knoxville Weekly Chronicle
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