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Affairs at Knoxville. --Great excitement prevailed in Knoxville, Tenn., on the 8th inst. in anticipation of a row between the soldiers and the Union men. A dispatch says: The anti-Union party gave the civil authorities thirty minutes time to confine Douglas, or they would lynch him, as he had threatened to take the life of Captain Morgan. In the meantime a shot was fired from the Lamar House window, mortally wounding Douglas, who was standing in his own window armed, and about to fire on Morgan, who was standing in a very large crowd. Ball, who was shot on yesterday, is dying.
ohnson & Browning, organized for the purpose of publishing a Family Atlas. For some months past a man with his wife, traveling in a top buggy, and calling himself Layton, has been canvassing this county obtaining subscribers to said Atlas. He obtained a large number of subscribers to said work. Some three or four weeks since he and his wife became objects of suspicion to some of our citizens, and he was requested to quit here, and it was thought he had done so. I see from your issue of the 8th inst., that he had shown himself again at Halifax C. H., and the letter of J. W. Craddock shows the feeling about the village towards him. The suspicion is not confined alone to the vicinity of the Court-House, but is becoming general. This man Layton professed to be from Connecticut, and if there is a house in your city under the style of Johnson &Browning, operating in good faith, it is strange they could not find agents without going to the land of wooden nutmegs for one. We are