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Brownlow nearly Matched.

--The following extract comes up pretty well to Brownlow in language and spirit, being quite blasphemous:

Abolition Brutality.--The Columbus News has information from what are deemed reliable sources, that on the day troops were sent from Paducah to Mayfield, Gen. Smith refused permission to any one to leave Paducah. --Little children, whose parents were in the country — ladies who went to the city to purchase medicine for their sick friends — messengers for physicians in cases of emergency, as well as the physicians, were not permitted to depart. Gen. Smith, when supplicated by children, wives, etc., who were anxious to return to their sick parents or families, swore by God, ‘"that if Jesus Christ or God Almighty were in town, they should not leave!"’ The News asserts that this statement is reliable, incredible as it may seem, and adds that ‘"the blasphemous wretch should be gibbeted. "’

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