olonels and Majors.
We have (it is no use to conceal the fact,) a great mania for the epauletts and sword.
Whether it is easier to go as Colonel, with a darkey to wait on one, and high pay, or whether we have more than our portion of stuff to be worked up into Colonels, this deponent sayeth not.
Tennessee comes up all right, 70,000 majority for Secession.
It is reported that Knoxville proper gives a Secession majority, and the county of Tom Nelson repudiates his union with Lincoln.
All hail to the volunteer State!
Report says, that Andy Johnson and Yankee Maynard have taken the "underground railroad North," via Ohio, whilst Etheridge, Lugg, Baxter, Temple, and "Speaker" Nat Taylor have gone to "look out," near Chattanooga, to cool off.
Crops never looked better in the Southwest.
Corn, oats, wheat and grass bid fair to be largely over an average crop.
Some little rust has made its appearance in the wheat, but we hope it will not seriously damage the crop. Southwest.