ELAM CHRISTIAN, - - . EDITOR.
FOR CONGREBB 7TH DISTRICT,
GEN. P. M. B. YOUNG,
FOB, STATE SENATOR.
Hon. L. N. TRAMMELL,
A Call for a Meeting of the
Democratic Executive Com
The members of the State Democrat
ic Executive Committee are requested
to meet in Macon, on Tuesday, the 27th
instant, to elect their chairman.
A 11. Colquitt,
President State Democratic Convention.
The unavoidable absence of the
editor during most of the present week,
is our excuse for the limited amount of
original matter in tills issue.
JftstT It seems that some of our demo
cratic Legislators were about to be “guz
zled in the recent attempt of some irre
sponsible New Yorkers to buy the State
The mammoth union passenger
depot is not making the lightning speed
of some other enterprises in Atlanta.
JBfcaf* It is rumored that 11. 1. Kim
ball is about to build another Opera
House in Atlanta on the old Trout
The Legislature has not perfect
ed tho school bill yet. The Senate made
several alterations in the bill as it passed
the House; and now the House will
have probably several days more growl
ing over it.
Horace Cooke, late pastor of tho
Seventh Street Methodist Episcopal
Church, has obtained a situation as sales
man in a down-town wholesale clothing
house in New York.
Messrs. 0. H. Jones & Cos., liv
ery stable proprietors in Atlanta, offer a
premium of SSO, to be awarded at the
State Fair, for the best light top or no
top buggy of Georgia manufacture.
Andy Johnson to be at Dalton.—
We are informed by Mr. Palmer, Secre
tary of the Cherokee Agricultural As
sociation, that Ex-President Johnson
has accepted an invitation to deliver an
address on one day during their Fair,
which opens on Wednesday • October
sth. No man in the country "would
draw as many anxious listeners.
The Hon. A. 11. Ilansell, of
Thomas county, has patriotically de
clined to run for Congress in his district
on the ground that he is ineligible.—
The Hon. Thomas G. Lawson, of Put
num, also declines for the same reason,
and his letter urges the policy of run
ning eligible men, of whom he mentions
The campaign in South Carolina
is waxing hot. The Reform party, un
der Carpenter and General Butler, is as
saulting the Scott faction in the same
sort of style that the Prussians adopted
for the present war. And the results
At Kingstree, Butler completely dis
comfitted the Scott men. He backed
them squarely down. It will be a glo
rious day for poor old smitten and out
raged Carolina, when she can shake off
the horrible, political incubus that now
rides her to ruin.
At a meeting of the delegates of the
43rd Senatorial District, appointed to a
Senatorial Convention held at Carters
ville on the 13th inst.. for the purpose
of nominating a candidate for the Sen
ate, on motion. Col. AY. 11. Tibbs was
called to the Chair, and AY. AY. Giddens
requested to act as Secretary.
Col. L. N. Trammell was put in
nomination, and, by ballot, was unani
mously elected as our candidate.
On motion, the thanks of this Con
vention was tendered to the county of
Murray for yielding her claims to the
county of AYhitfield in the present con
The Chair, on motion, appointed J.
N. Buckner, of Gordon, 11. E. AA’ilson,
of Murray, and J. A. AY. Johnson, of
AYhitfield, an Executive Committee in
the Senatorial District, whose duty it
shall be to call a Convention from time
to time, and at such place, as shall to
them bo deemed expedient and proper.
Moved that the Calhoun Times and
“North Georgia Citizen” be requested
to publish these proceedings.
On motion, the Convention adjourned
sine die. AY. 11. TIBBS, Ch’n.
AY. AY. Giddens, Sect’y.
Comk Down. —Judge Linton Ste
phens has resigned his Chairmanship
of the State Executive Committee in a
long letter to the Constitution, further
elaborating his views on the same line of
his letter. As his views are now noth
ing more than the views of any other
private individual, we have not the
space or inclination to cither publish
them or comment upon them.
It is generally believed that Seward
will buy China before he returns.
[For the Calhoun Tithes.]
North Georgia and North
Mr. Editor: Now that the North
Georgia and North Carolina Railroad
Bill, has passed the upper House of the
General Assembly, with a strong pro
bability of being carried successfully
through the lower House, with appro
priations of State aid to the amount of
twelve thousand dollars per mile, it is
time that the citizens of Gordon and
adjoining counties, whose material pros
perity is to be benefitted by this great
thoroughfare, begin to look after a
question of so great magnitude, and
begin action that will convince that we
mean to secure the speedy construction
of this Road, whereby, an avenue to
prosperity and happiness will be opened
to every fireside, and material wealth
added to our whole country.
Wealth consists in what will contri
bute to convenience and comfort of life.
This cannot be secured without a cheap
and speedy communication with all the
world, otherwise the world of mankind
draws from us the price of our labor,
and we are made to pay for other’s con
venience and comforts. It is impossible,
and utterly incompatible with our in
terest and duty, to remain silent and
inactive, with this grand enterprise
within our reach. It is not a question
whether we will act, but how shall we
act, injustice to ourselves and the in
terest’s of this enterprise. It is im
material what we desire or hope for;
to realize, we must deal with the enter
prise in harmony with its object and
our interest, keeping in view its magni
tude, and its merit as a great thorough
fare, and how its interest, as a com
mercial thoroughfare, is allied to the
interest of every citizen of our county.
A glance at the map of the country
through which this Hoad is to pass, a
partial acquaintance with its superior
natural resources, in connection with
the increased commercial interest of the
country in general, will convince of the
necessity of the early completion of this
Iload or some other that may be made
to answer in part, if not in full, and
which may not reach our county. It
becomes our duty, then to speak, to act
and do so at once that we may not lose
what our locality and our ability places
in our power. With the provision for
State aid, private subscription may be
made up sufficient to secure its early
completion. Should this be found not
sufficient, by acting as a county, the
Legislature might provide for authoriz
ing the subscription of such amount of
stock as might be authorized by the
people of the county. The necessity
and demand for the Road, the value of
the investment, the enhancement bf
value to property in our county, the
establishment of a good commercial cen
tre and the equal distribution of increas
ed value to property throughout the
entire country, should prompt us to act
readily to the extent of our ability in
subscribing to the capital stock of the
North Georgia and North Carolina
Railroad. Personal or selfish interest
should not govern our actions in an
enterprise of this magnitude.
Transportation is regulated by facts
and figures, and in the system of Rail
roads it becomes a science; and no
country can prosper and increase in
wealth without securing equal advant
ages in the markets of the world. With
this view it certainly is not only the
duty of individuals, but of the county
to act in the matter of aid to the enter
prise. In the development of the
wealth of our county, the stock of the
Road is interested on account of local
freight; this in connection with the
great development of the county, and
the interest or material wealth to be de
rived from the great commercial section
through which it is to pass, makes the
value of our interest.
Why is it we hear of parties favoring
the partition of our county ? Can any
be so regardless of the interest of the
whole people of the county as to oppose
the grandest enterprise ever placed with
in our control ? We believe not. Such
attempt to have personal or selfish in
terest satisfied, might defeat everything.
In a matter of this magnitude, then
shuild be unity of action, action that
will benefit the entire county. A coun
ty is a corporate body, made by necessity
of a government. It must have a centre
for business for all that pertains to the
government of the county.
This centre becomes also its commer
cial centre, as business in all branches
is made more perfect when there is con
centration of capital and skilled labor as
well as competition; whatever draws
from a growing commercial centre of a
county becomes an injury, not so much
to the centre itself as to the peo
ple of the county. The producer pro
duces for a market as well as for him
self, and if there is no market his labor
is lost except for his own consumption.
With a proper encouragement, the cen
tre of a county should and will furnish
enough of the spirit of enterprise to
encourage manufacture and commerce
to such an extent as to reflect prosperity
to the people of the entire county. —
This must be sustained by the whole
people. The citizens of any portion of
a county, however remote, are interest
ed in building up a commercial centre.
in order to hold capital. If there is no
effort by the people to preserve this, it
results in injury to themselves: for it
may be observed in every instance,
when the commercial interest of a coun
ty is divided, that the farmers are the
losers. The reason is plain ; they must
sell their products, the price they re
ceive i3 the reward for their labor; the
nearer consumption or cheaper transpor
tation may be had, that much more is
realized to the producer, while the pur
chaser, outside of what they produce
will depend upon cheap transportation
from other sections, as well as competi
tion in their trade of what they pur
chase. Their consumption at home of
the products can only be secured by
concentration of capital within the com
mercial centre of a county. This is the
only area that a community can control
by themselves. Inthis light, this Rail
road is a necessity. It will traverse a
section of country where the wealth is
undeveloped. It will be a great link in
an important route from the North to
the South. Its project, as well to
cheapen passage and freight, as to im
prove an undeveloped country. Every
feature trill doubtless be observed that
will make the Road a competing one
Its direct route, its easy grade, its struc
ture, the cheapness with which it will
be built, will give it the power to com
pete, and prove the science of cheap
transportation with its practical results
to the people and county.
And now, Mr. Editor, let this subject
be presented, from time to time, to the
people of our county, and the end is
certain. With what untold treasures of
wealth will we be blessed. Our taxable
property will be largely increased, and
our burthonsome taxes reduced by the
accumulation of capital. A reign of
prosperity will attend us, and we can
celebrate the day of the completion of
so grand an enterprise.
W. R. R.
Since writing the above, we have
learned of the passage of the bill by the
House. It now only wants the Gov
ernor’s signature for its perfection.
The French Crown Diamonds.
The telegraph reports that “the state
ment that the Empress carried off the
crown diamonds is refuted by the French
government organs/’ What these crown
diamonds are was told in the “Monthly
Gossip” of Lippincott’s Magazine for
last September. The writer gave an
account of a gala night at the gr3nd
Opera, August 18, 1864 :
“The Imperial party arrived, and the
diamonds of the duchesses paled before
the splendor of the crown jewels like
stars at sunrise. The Empress looked
one blaze of light. She had driven in
from Compeigne in a carriage open at
the sides, with a lamp suspended from
the top, that the populace might feast
their eyes on her magnificence. Upon
her head there arched in graceful curves
an antique diadem, at whose summit the
peerless ‘Regent’ diamond flashed like a
sun. Her corsage of lustreless scarlet
silk was edged with a row of large dia
monds set in black enamel, from each of
which hung two gems of smaller size.—
What a pity that the sultanas of Ha,
roun al Rasscid could not have seen her
then ! They would have paled with en
vy certainly. * * The Imperial
necklace was similar in shape to those of
the Princess Metternich and the Duch
esse de Moray, but of far finer stones.
The earnings were great drops of solidi
fied light, and the bracelets were single
rows of immense diamonds. Think .
that and weep, O ye uncrowned empress
es of our American hearts and purses.”
How different was this triumphant
entry from Compeigne, in a blaze of
splendor, to the dark and silent exit of
the ex-Empress, “by a side door on the
Seine side,” only a few evenings ago. —
On tho Grand Opera night the Emperor
is also described as “very lively and ani
mated, chatting with the King of Spain,
using his opera-glass, and apparently in
the best spirits.”
Pity he could not have used his opera
glass so as to see some things that were
before him—say six years after that gala
The Lynchburg Virginian says :
“The scenes of rural peace and plenty
to be found in many portions of A'ir
ginia are truly refreshing and cheering.
Especially is this the case in what is
known as the Shenandoah A T alley. AVe
have recently passed through a large
portion of that favored region, and were
never more struck with its beauty or
with the abundant gifts which a munifi
cent Providence has showed upon it
than t hen, from Staunton down to its
lowest borders, it is one prolonged gar
den spot, blooming like a verdure-clad
oasis. All traces of grim war have been
swept away by the hand of industry.—
The barns and dwellings leveled to the
earth have been rebuilt; the destroyed
fencing has been replaced, and overflow
ing gamers and waving fields of corn
and grass proclaim the triumph of na
ture over the barbarisms of man. It is
pleasant to behold evidences of thrift
and prosperity which have so soon fol
lowed in the track of fire and sword.—
The fertile fields which there abound,
responsive to the toil of man are giving
out a generous yield of the fruits of the
earth, and shedding abroad a happy in
fluence on the people.
Queen Emma, of the Sandwich Is
lands. has seen so much of civilization
that the has resolved not to throw her
self away upon the funeral pile of her la
mented husband, but instead thereof U)
permit another suitor for her hand to dry
her tears and to sweeten her cup of aloes.
She proceeds ou the great principle laid
down by St. Paul that “it is better to
marry than to burn.” Thus it is that
her late spouse was defrauded of his
Em-pyre.— Chicago Post.
Proceedings of the Carters
Cartersville, Ga. )
Sept., 13th. 1870. J
The Convention met at 12 M. On
motion of D. R. Turner, Dr. Geo. G.
Crawford of Fulton, was elected tempo
rary Chairman, and H, A Gartrell of
Floyd requested to act as Secretary.
On motion of Capt. Newman, a com
mittee of three were appointed on cre
dentials, as follows: W. T. Newman,
Lawson Fields and Daniel Johnson.
On motion the Convention took a
recess until-1$ o'clock P. M.
The Convention re assembled at the
hour appointed, and on motion a call of
counties was had.
The committee on credentials report
ed the following delegates entitled to
Df.Kalb. —W. 11. Howard, Daniel
Fulton. —Amos Fox, G. G. Craw
ford, W. T. Newman, S. T. Hoyt, T.
W. Hill, R. S. Watters.
Cobb. —S. C. Harris, D. R. Turner,
T. L. Kirkpatrick, E. IT. Lindley.
Gordon. —Lawson Fields, I. N.
Buckner, N. J. Bcaz, *John Taliafaro,
J. M. Patton.
Paulding. —H. M. Whitworth, J.
Floyd. —J. R. Towers, Nathan Bass,,
11. A Gatrell, D. M Hood.
Bartow. —ll. F. Price, D. V. Stokc
ly, T. W. Milner, T. Tuinlin.
Chattooga. —J. B. Knox, J. F.
Catoosa. —T. M. Gordon, W. J.
Cherokee. —J. B. Richards, W. R.
Dade.— A. AY. Mitchell, E. M. Dod
Polk.— N. J. Tumlin, M. A. Fletch
er, AY. F. Jones.
AYalker. —N. C. Napier, D. C. Sut
llarrolson. —AA r . J. Head,
AYhitfield. —AY. 11. Tibbs, Janies
Hamilton, J. A. AA T . Johnson.
Murray.— B. F. AYofford.
On motion of D. M. Hood, the con
vention do now proceed to the election
of permanent officers by counties, which
resulted in the selection of Col. AY. H.
Tibbs, of AYhitfield, as President, and
H. A. Gartrell and Thomas AY. Hooper
The following gentlemen were appoint
ed a committee to notify Col. Tibbs of
his election and conduct him to the
chair: N. Bass, T. AY. J. Hill and
Daniel Johnson, Col. Tibbs addressed
the Convention in a few appropriate re
marks in accepting the honor confirmed.
On motion of T. C. Howard a com
mittee of seven were appointed to pro
pose business for the action of the Con
vention. The chair appointed T. C.
Howard, N. Bass. T. AY. J. Hill,E. M.
Dodson, AA r . G. AA’hitsitt, A\ T . J. Head,
and N. J. Tumlin.
The Committee reported the follow
ing preamble and resolutions which
were received and adopted:
The Democracy of the 7th. Congres-.
sional District of Georgia in convention
assembled deem it our privilege and a
patriotic duty to declare that we regard
the organization of our party and its
triumph in the union as of the extremist
importance to the well being of the
American people, and to the very exist
ence of constitutional and republican
liberty in these States.
The temporary eclipse of the Democrat
ic party, and the loss of its controlling
power in the government stand out now
before the country and the world after
the years of bitter experience as a cala
mity to every section of this once happy
union. Our purpose is to do all that
God and opportuuity will enable us to
achieve in effecting a perfect restoration
of the rights, the freedom and the hap
piness of the people.
AYe propose, in accomplishing this
grand reform, to take the government
as it is, holding ourselves and party
only responsible for our own action from
this time forth. AYe have no time for
vain regrets, no strength to waste in
attempting impossibilities, and no friends
to alienate by captious and uncompromis
ing self assertion and opinion. A\ T hat
we want is a wide spread, all pervading
catholic spirit and genuine fraternity
throughout every section of the country.
Under the benign rule of the Demo
cratic party we once had this brotherly
union, and under its restored control of
affairs we shall have it again ; therefore
Resolved, That w r e here formally re
assert our old adhesion to the principle
of the Democratic party, and pledge our
most strenuous and unceasing efforts
for its future triumph throughout the
Resolved , That we adopt and endorse
the recommendation of the body known
as the Congressional Executive Commit
tee, that we should nominate to all im
portant offices men of unquestionable
eligibility and such as under no color
able pretext could be denied admission
to the places to which they might be
called by the voice of their constituency.
Resolved, That as their is a wide
spread doubt of the formality and pro
priety of the action taken by the State
Executive Committee of the Dem-
party at its recent session in Atlanta,
exercising our right as members of the
party, we recommend and request that
the committee should re-assemble and
re-elect its officers, and after perfecting
its organization, that they would publish
an address to the people of the State on
the condition of the country, and as to
our best policy in view of the impending
canvass in Georgia.
D. M. Hood moved that the conven
tion do now proceed to ballot for candi
dates to represent the 7th District in
Congress, and that two-thirds be requir
ed to nominate.
AA\ T. Newman offered as a substitute,
that a majority vote nominate, and that
the convention proceed to nominate a
candidate for the 42nd Congress first.
Pending discussion on the above mo
tion, 11. A. Gartrell moved that General
P. M. B. Young be nominated for the
41st Congress by acclamation, which
was carried unanimously.
On motion of A\ T . T. Newman, Gene
ral Young was nominated by acclamation
for the 42nd Congress amid great ap
On motion. Thomas Tumi in. J. A.
W. Turner and Lawson Fields were
appointed a committee to inform Gen.
Young, who was present, of his nomina
tion. General Young was conducted to
the stand, and in a brief but appropriate
and feeling speech, expressed his heart
felt thanks for the high honor so unani
mously conferred on him.
On motion of W. T. N wman, the
following executive 0 e for the
Tth Congressional Disinot s appoint
ed by the President 3
DeKalb—Thomas C. Howard.
Fulton—Captain AY. T. Newman.
Cobb—D. R. Turner.
Haralson—AY. J. Head.
Floyd— H. A. Gartrell.
Paulding—H. M. AVhitworth.
Polk—Colonel Bait Jones.
Bartow—AY. H. Styles.
Catoosa—Judge AVm. Penn.
AA T alker—J. Y AVood.
Cherokee—J. R. Brown.
Bade—R. H. Tatum.
AA’hitffeld—AV. H. Kenner.
Superintendent Crawford, of the Car
tersville and A-an AYert Railroad, ex
tended an invitation to the convention
to pass over his road, which was accept
• . Dr. AV. R. Peacock, Secretary of the
Bartow county Agricultural Fair, invit
ed the convention to visit the fiur
grounds, which was accepted.
On motion, the convention adjourned
AA r . H. Tibbs. President.
H. A. Gartrell, )
T. AY. IIoorER, j Secretaries.
The Candidate who has no
wish to be Governor.
Boston, September 12.
AA'endell Phillips accepts the Labor
Reform nomination for Governor in the
I have no wish to be Governor of
Massachusetts, and flattering as is the
confidence. I thoroughly dislike to have
my name drawn into party politics, for
I belong to no political party. But 1
see nothing in your platform from which
I dissent, and the struggle which under
lies your movement has my fullest and
Capital and labor 3ire partners, not
enemies. They stand face to face in
order to bring about a fair division of*
the common profit. lam fully convinc
ed that hitherto legislation has leaned
too much—leaned most unfairly to the
side of capital. Hereafter we should be
The law should do all it can to give
the masses more leisure, a more complete
education, better opportunities, and a
fair share of profits. It is a shame to
our Christianity and civilization for our
social system to provide and expect that
one man at seventy years of* age should
be lord of many thousands of dollars,
while hundreds of other men who have
made 3ts good use of* their talents and
opportunities, lean on cLtee r their
Os course there must h ■ r .ilarities,
but the best minds and hearts of* the
land should give themselves to the work
of changing this gross injustice—this
appalling irregularity. I feel sure that
the readiest way to turn public thought
and effort into this channel is for the
workingmen to organize a political par
ty. No social question ever gets fear
lessly treated here till we make politics
turn on it.
The real American college is the
ballot-box, and 011 questions like these
a political party is the surest and readi
est, if not the only way to stir discussion
and secure improvement. If my name
will strengthen your movement, you are
welcome to it.
Allow me to add, though working for
a large vote, if we fail, we should not
be discouraged by a small one. Last
year’s experience shows your strength ;
and the anti-slavery movement proves
how r quickly a correct principle wins
assent if earnest men work for it.
Eligibility Candidates. —The fol
lowing resolution was unanimously adopt
ed by a meeting of the Democratic party
of Dougherty county, at Albany, on the
Resolved ’, That this meeting disap
prove of the recommendation of lion.
Linton Stephens, chairman of the State
Democratic Committee, in recommend
ing that candidates should be nominated
without reference to their eligibility.
Such a course is in conflict with the
unanimous advice of other friends, and
would, in our opinion, result in disaster
to the good cause which we see to pro
Eugenie, it is said, was once engag
ed to be married to Wm. C. Rives, of
Virginia, who made her acquaintance
while she was a fast young Countess,
and he the son of the Minister to France
from this country. The match was
broken off by an aunt of the gentleman,
who considered the Countess entirely
too ‘•fast” to suit her old-fashioned
Virginia notions. Eugenie, perhaps,
does not regret the mis-alliance.
«< ♦ »-
On Sunday last, Henry Banks, a ne
gro living on the place of Mr. Dope, one
mile from Monticello, was called to his
door and shot dead in his tracks by two
unknown persons. Mr. Pope hearing
the report of the guns, hastened out in
the direction of the men, when one of
them snapped a cap at him. The citi
zens of Jasper county are very much
exasperated at the affair, and -•? deter
mined to spare no pains » bring the
murderers to justice.
The Savannah Republican, of the
18th says: Among the passengers by
the Virgo yesterday were sixty-six
English emigrants—men, women and
children—who will go to Columbus, Ga.,
to work in the Eagle and Phoenix Cot
ton Factory in that city. They look- and
like a healthy body of people, and will
doubtless make excellent working ma
The Jeff. Davis mansion (so-called)
has been at last turned over to the city
Paris, September 10.—The Prus
sians are sit several points almost within
Cannon shot of the walls of Paris.
A number of prisoners were taken
yesterday by the Prussian cavalry and
Several convoys, munit ions of war and
provisions were also captured.
The Prussians now occupy the small
woods around Paris, which are too green
to allow of a commanding view.
There has been musketry firing all
day in the directiou of Bourse.
Many Prussians spies were arrested
yesterday in and around Paris.
Twenty-two thousand of the Garde
Mobile arrived in Paris yesterday.
The Prussians are numerous near
VI lie Nerevo, Doimuartiu and Laplessos.
Three thousand at Upper A’illiers Cat
terets, and ten thousand at Nouterrill.
The scarcity of printing paper is se
verely felt. Galignan’s Messenger has
recently reduced its size from the cause.
It announced to-day its suspension in a
London, September 17.—General
A’inery, at the head of the now army, has
commenced exterior operations. His
maneuvres will prevent the invasion of
of departments where the enemy can
Two corps are nearly ready for the
west and centre provinces.
The Constitutionnel says the Prus
sian will occupy llurr and Cherbourg
and cut off all communications with
Bavaria repudiates the desire to enter
the German confederation.
The Standard’s Berlin correspondent
gives the substance of a recent conver
sation with Bismark.
Later —lt is affirmed that Prussia
will prosecute the war indefinitely rath
er than abandon the idea of territorial
Berlin, September 17.—A German
apprentice at AValhelmshoe attempted to
assassinate the Emperor. He was ar
rested and a loaded pistol found on his
person, lie declared the bullet was de
signed for Napoleon.
Paris, September the 17. —General
Ulrich telegraphs to the AVar Depart
ment that the situation of the city of
Strasbourg is growing desperate, and
will necessitate an early capitulation.
A general republican demonstration
recently at Marseillese, Esqueras made
a strong discoure in honor of the United
States asserting that the Empire was
the friend of the Southern rebellion, and
that the Republicans of France favored
Price, the American Consul, also made
a sympathizing speech with the new
It is said that Bismark has asked an
explanation from the Belgium govern
ment for having allowed 12,000 French
soldiers to cross her territory unchecked.
The Independence Beige, in this con
nection, says it fears Belgium has al
ready leaned too sharply to Prussia.
London, September 17.—A corres
pondent of the Globe, writing from Par
is, says the Red Republicans are now
more dangerous to the safety of the city
than the Prussians. Some fire already
urging the erection of a guillotine.
A special dispatch to the New York
Times, dated London, September 17,
says Minister AYashburne advises Amer
icans remaining in Paris during the
seige to remain in their houses, but to be
sure to keep the American flag flying
from roofs or windows. Americans ac
cordingly take the seige coolly.
Paris, September 18.—The Prus
sians have been seen iu front of Colmar
Mulhouse, moving toward Lyons.
The Prussians crossed the Seine at
Athis, but were beaten back on Friday
night. Cannonading is now heard in
the direction of Bietrie.
The King refuses to recognize the
Provisional Government and will only
recognize the Emperor or Bazaine.
A committee of German workmen
made a protest against the war.
The cattle plague has attacked the
cattle of the Prussian army.
The Minister of Ensrland, Austria, It
aly and Turkey left Paris.
A balloon has arrived from Metz
Paris is calmly awaiting the enemy.
Fort A r inccnnes is evacuated and the
guns brought within the walls.
Special Dispatch.—Heavy cannona
ding heard in the direction of Forts Ju
ery and Charniton.
The French Institute protests in the
name of Avilir atim, against the possi
ble destruction by bombardment of the
libraries, observatories, and galleries of
The latest Paris advices say that the
Pope and the diplomatic corps have ta
ken refuge in the Castle of St. Angelo.
The capitulation of* the city is hourly
Later —The diplomats left Paris has
tily last night, being informed a heavy
attack would be made.
There was hard fighting yesterday and
to-day around Paris.
Gen. A’inery made a reconnoisance.
and fouud 3,000 Prussians at Coeteil.
In a skirmish fifteen were killed and
Paris, September 19.—The Red Re
publicans continue to placard the walls,
denouncing the new government. Trou
ble is apprehended. Citizens say they
prefer Prussian aule to communism.
The railway to Orleans is cut at Con
The Swiss, American and Belgian
Ambassadors decline to quit Paris.
Many Prussian scouts have arrived
near the Walls of Paris.
New t York, September 10.— Cable
dispatches from private sources, dated
London, 19th. state that the reported
armistice is unfounded. Peace pros
pects are unimproved.
Prussia explain that she will be fully
prepared to treat for peace only when
Frace presents a government sufficiently
stable to enforce a treaty.
A dispatch by cable to the Herald,
dated Paris, says: It is reported 40.000
Uhlans yesterday occupied Versailles.
Postal service has been suspended, and
service by messenger will be organized.
Florence, September 19.— 1 tis offi
cially announced, that the troops on en
tering A’alletre. were received with great
Gen. Bixio is inarching on Rome.
London, September 19. —The Ship,
ping Gazette anticipate* there will 1*
to* mucftfotfii and Ido little corn f r0 i„
the Southern State#: Cotton prices ar<>
low and therqi is much activity in l^ ri .
A Canadian writes to the Birming
ham Gazette that the present liberal
government of the colony will drive Can
ada to annexation to the United States
or independence from Great Britain.
The village of Batciih*. near Sedan
was destroyed by the Prussians becau**
some fugives from the German army
were massacreed in its streets.
London, September 20.—Rumor*
to be rccieved with caution, cirrulat -
here of local uprisings in France against
Londou morhing and evefniug jour
nale to-day have no news whatever
A dispatch was received here to-night
from Paris, dated four o’clock this morn
ing, reporting a collision of trains o?» the
railway at Plessos, near Tours, in which
eleven persons were killed and twenty
Thiers has arrived at Tours.
Florence, September 20.—The
®eige of Rome ha-* been commenced.—
Five divisions under Cadarna, invest
the city. Resistance is it matter of form
and surrender is expected to-day.
Richmond, September 19.
The police to day arrested Henry
Burton in the act of pouring metal into
counterfeit five and three cent nickle
dies. A large quantity of counterfeit
five cent pieces were found in the build
Several influential colored citizens
visited Gov. A\ alker, this morning to
ask that colored men be admitted to the
jury box. The Governor informed them
that the Legislature had not altered the
old Code, so as to admit of it, and ad |
vised thorn to appeal to the Legislature,
which meets next month.
Last year Colonel Joe. Calhoun, of
Coweta county, applied for a homestead,
which application was resisted before
the Ordinary by one of his creditors.—
The facts developed on the trial were,
that Col. Calhoun was a bachelor, had
no white relatives or persons living with
him, and had eight servants on his prem
ises. The Ordinary held that tins
facts did not make Colonel Calh >un th
head of a family in thcs. u law
and constitution. Th 1, eal
•• ! !
ed from this decisi
week the case came boh ,1
by, who affirmed the decision u. the Or
dinary. AA'e understand the case will
go to the Superior Court.
The Empress Eugenie and the Prince
Imperial are still at the Marine Hotel
in Hastings. A number of servants <»f
the Imperial household, two carriages,
aud twenty-three horses have arrived at
Hastings. The Prince goes out lrc
quently, and is quite popular with, the
Napoleon has fifteen million dollar.*
in English funds. He can afford to
DkJocknktt & Sox, Rome. (la., will at* >
pay the very highest market price for r< un
N(* AV A<l A Pl* (iS(* HI (‘II I
Cl EORGIA, Gohuon Coc.nty. —Julia A.
* J Itxese has applied for exemption of per
sonalty, and setting apart and valuation of
homestead, and I will pass upon the -aioe
10 o’clock, a. m., on tiie 29th of this inst., a:
my office in Calhoun. This 21st day of Hip
limber, 1870. i). W. NEEL, Ord’y.
f (ALL the attention of dealers to the fa r t
l J that they have just received the larg> -t
Dry Goods, Hoots, Shoes, &(*..
ever offered in the Cherokee country, anl j
can furnish them at exactly New York pi ice*
Call and be convinced. sept22'7o-lT j
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sept 22 1870 *7
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Calhoun, - - G. »‘'
THANKFUL for 'oraier patronage 1
a continuance / the same.
Office over lloa7. Habiiett & Co'».
L O K £
ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE PIC. PI
A LL, who know themselves indebted
A. undersigned, tre requested to c*
ward and pay up. Indulgence has***’
be a virtue. I need and must have ' Bj
Verbum mt. [seplotf] R. M
FLOURJ FJ 7 >
A GOOD lot of that s,
A at VEACH & CO
MILLS, ou hand and for su;
$6,000 For One Dolt*r'
i J ®3O,OOcT
Worth of Real Estate
; To be Raffled for at Calhoun. G*~
OCTOBER 24th, 18 70
Every Ticket Guaranteed
; jl’|[o(| juo OO^jp
s<>,ooo For One Dollar!
Raffle to be conducted by * iX
missioners. hbera-' ■
Acems Wasted—to who® 1
mission will be given. _ .
References—Col. W. ■
Ga., and county officer*. jV.b L> & t
tickets, &c. to H. K. ”
Gordon County Farmers, n "!Lj. ; mrSq(
visit Rome don’t tail to call o »
Son for Groceries.